On today's show, Preston and Stig cover renown author Malcolm Gladwell's book, Blink. This book explores the cognitive events that occur in a persons' mind when they make quick and immediate decisions. The book is an interesting study because it may help investors that trade securities based on intuition or gut thinking.
Recorded | 3 March 2018
Bill Miller was the former Chairman and Chief Investment Officer for Legg Mason Capital Management where he managed over 75 billion dollars. He has been called “The Greatest Money Manager of the Decade” by Morningstar, a member of the “Power 30” by SmartMoney, and a member of the “All-Century Investment Team” by Barron’s. During the discussion, Mr. Miller talks about the current market conditions, bond rates, commodities, and cryptocurrencies. You won't want to miss this conversation.
Recorded | 24 February 2018
On today's show, Preston and Stig talk to private equity investing expert, Doug McCormick. Doug has been an investor in Private equity for two decades. His firm in Washington D.C. manages over a billion dollars and has a track-record of success in the industry. Doug is a graduate of West Point and Harvard and serves on multiple non-profit boards.
Euro fell yesterday as the Governor of the Bank of France highlighted his concern that EU reform appears to be stuck. Will the release of the release of Eurozone inflation be a factor in ECB's interest stance?
The past 12 months have seen continued increases in logistics costs, labor costs and more. Assuming corporate costs rise further and the Federal Reserve’s preferred measurement of inflation exceeds 2%, how will policymakers respond?
A lot of people argue that individual bonds are safer because they can be held to maturity, but a bond fund is nothing more than the summation of all the individual bonds it holds. Let's look further into this.
A book review on the Warren Buffett Accounting Book. Learn the guiding principles that aid the analyst in finding 'Buffett-type businesses' and having the mentality necessary to act when Mr. Market is confused.
During the Italian elections, government bond yields moved marginally higher and credit spreads widened a little but the overall market reaction has been limited. More about the impact on fixed income market here.
Bitcoin advocates refusing to be deterred from attacks by lawmakers against Cryptocurrencies, picks up oversupply and stabilize Bitcoin value recently. Here’s an analysis whether the rebound is sustainable based on technical evidence.