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Animal Spirits Podcast

Oct 14, 2019

On this edition of Re-Kindled, Michael and Ben discuss Tipping Point, Blink, Talking to Strangers, pop psychology, and Malcolm Gladwell backlash.

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Oct 9, 2019

On this week's show we discuss how private equity came out so well from the financial crisis, what's changed in the private tech markets, algos controlling trading, how allowance to give your kids, why anecdotes don't tell the story about the economy, why Fidelity is the Microsoft of the asset management industry and...


Oct 2, 2019

On this week's episode we discuss momentum crashes, free trading for all, public vs. private markets, IPO performance, Goldman's foray into banking for the masses, healthcare inflation, rich people giving money to Ivy League schools, Shawshank what-ifs and much more.

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Sep 25, 2019

On this week's show we discuss Airbnb's need to IPO, WeWork's latest PR nightmare, rich people raising cash, why now is one of the hardest investing environments ever, do interest rates impact private markets, Disney Plus, why no one will ever buy Twitter, YouTube influencers, Jim Grant and much more.

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Sep 23, 2019

On today's Talk Your Book we sat down with Phil Haslett from EquityZen to discuss investing in private growth companies.

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