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Animal Spirits Podcast

Aug 15, 2018

Elon Musk's bizarre tweets, the types of companies that typically go private, why stock buybacks aren't to blame for the wealth gap, why housing plays such a large role in the finances of the middle class, the prospects for gold going out of style for good, Amazon's private clothing brand, the usefulness of the CAPE...


Aug 8, 2018

The unraveling at Movie Pass, why Disney's streaming product will be a success, Fidelity's zero fee index funds, our biggest worry about the future, a troubling trend in personal bankruptcies, an ETF idea born out of Twitter, the lure of venture capital, credit spreads and much more.

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Aug 1, 2018

Facebook's enormous stock price plunge, why life can be more challenging for young people today, the death of trend-following, hedge funds that don't want your money, the perfect day, the race to zero in ETFs, Elizabeth Banks as a fan of mid caps, why pop culture contrarian indicators don't work and much more.

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Jul 25, 2018

The pie chart heard around the world, why concentrated gains in the stock market are nothing new, becoming a millionaire in your 401k, the worst 401k advice we've come across, the Vanguard of hedge funds, why value investing has performed so poorly this cycle, why so many millennials regret buying a house, the coming...


Jul 18, 2018

The recession signal everyone is talking about, Amazon somehow being touted as a value stock, the paradox of choice in the fund world, houses are getting bigger, Time Warner is going to ruin HBO, how tariffs are affecting the lobster industry and much more.

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