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Animal Spirits Podcast

Oct 17, 2018

The current market correction, the myth of the 401k market floor, the problem with 401k loans, the downfall of Sears, the massive size of the student loan market, what's holding back young homebuyers, value investing in taxi medallions, Amazon wants to know when you're sick, who benefits from HSAs and much more.

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Oct 10, 2018

The rise of social media in finance, reflections on the humble beginnings of this podcast, the case for investing in bonds, more hedge funds closing, your children are eating your retirement savings, the myth of short-termism by public companies, Amazon's minimum wage, Fed cartoons, the relentless bid and much more.


Oct 3, 2018

The new Howard Marks book on cycles, why super-investors may not be as helpful as you think, how the first Vanguard index fund was run by a part-time worker, SoftBank's lofty tech aspirations, choosing the right asset allocation for your portfolio, our beef with surveys, the fraud of the week, when to buy a house and...


Sep 26, 2018

Bond market losses, why stocks diversify bonds, pot stocks & mini bubbles, Amazon's new microwave, the massive decline in world poverty, parallels to the 1990s, why retirement calculators aren't perfect but can still be useful and much more.

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Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of...


Sep 19, 2018

Taking financial advice from billionaires, Ray Dalio's work on debt cycles, how to think about government debt levels, why it's so hard to quantify the true amount in index funds, millennial banking habits, shrinking hedge funds, investing in foreign markets during a U.S. recession and much more.

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