Barry Ritholtz, CEO of Fusion IQ, discusses the impact of behavior economics and neural finance on the human brain.
Mr. Ritholtz is CEO and Director of Equity Research at Fusion IQ, an online quantitative research firm.
Mr. Ritholtz performed his graduate studies at Yeshiva University’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, where he focused on Economics, Anti-Trust and Corporate Law. He was a member of the Law Review, and graduated Cum Laude with a 3.56 GPA. His undergraduate work was at Stony Brook University, where on a Regents Scholarship, he focused on Mathematics and Physics, graduating with an Bachelor Arts & Sciences degree in Political Science. He was a member of the Stony Brook Equestrian Team, and competed successfully in the National Championships (1981) of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association. In addition to writing the National Affairs column for the campus weekly (The Stony Brook Press), he was elected Vice-President of the student body.
Ritholtz wrote the book Bailout Nation, which was published by Wiley in Summer 2009.