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Animal Spirits Podcast

Oct 31, 2018

The one thing we're certain of about the markets going forward, why volatility begets more volatility in the markets, expectations vs. the economy, what to do if you've been sitting in cash, when to panic, why investors are fleeing bonds, are all the economic gains really going to the wealthy and much more.


Oct 24, 2018

The housing market, homebuilder stocks, how much mortgage rates matter to the economy, what if there is no next subprime, how to think about inflation and your portfolio, the difficulty of owning bonds when inflation is rising, the Fed's thoughts on inverted yield curves, where chocolate milk comes from, asset location...

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.


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...