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About Our Guests:

Doug Noland:

Doug has 25 years of investment management experience. With 16 years at the Prudent Bear Fund, which followed nine years working with short-biased hedge funds, Doug has deep expertise in all aspects of managing short exposure. After beginning as a trader, Doug worked as an analyst, portfolio manager, senior PM and then senior VP and head of alternative equities management at Federated Investors. Doug was also PM for the Prudent Dollar Income Fund, with broad experience in fixed income, currencies and commodities.

Doug graduated summa cum laude from the University of Oregon (accounting and finance) and received his MBA from Indiana University. Prior to investment management, Doug was a Price Waterhouse CPA, and Treasury Analyst at Toyota USA.

Doug has been a long-time student of macro economics, assisting with The Richebacher Letter (1996-2001) and authoring the Credit Bubble Bulletin since 1999.


Lila Murphy: 

Founder of Intrinsic Value Partners, LLC., an analytical and due diligence consulting practice focused on hard asset securities. She also sits on the board of Dundee Corporation, a TSX listed diversified holding company with investments in natural resources, real estate, wealth management, and agriculture. Prior to August 2018, Lila was a Portfolio Manager on the Alternative Investment Team at Federated Investors, where she was responsible for capital allocation, stock selection and portfolio construction for a 40 stock hard assets strategy.

Prior to Federated, she worked for David W. Tice and Associates on several products including two hedge funds (Prudent Global Gold Fund, Prudent Global Natural Resources). She also provided due diligence on the resources portfolio within Prudent Bear Fund.

She graduated with honors from New York University and has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


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