General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> August 8, 2013
Finding Opportunities in Large-Cap Financials and Tech
Rafael Resendes is a Managing Member of The Applied Finance Group International, Co-Founder of The Applied Finance Group, and a founding Managing Director of Toreador Research and Trading. Founded in 1995, The Applied Finance Group — AFG — specializes in understanding the expectations embedded in global stock markets and constructing portfolios with that information to outperform specific benchmarks. Founded in 2006, Toreador Research and Trading applies AFG’s research through its family of mutual funds. Mr. Resendes graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a B.S. in finance and economic analysis. He obtained his MBA from the University of Chicago. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with a recap of your investment philosophy and some characteristics that make it unique?
Mr. Resendes: First and foremost, with everything we do is a profound