The Investor’s Podcast (TIP) – We Study Billionaires 2018-06-17T09:32:43+00:00

Posted | 17 June 2018
In this episode, Preston and Stig talk about their experience of attending the 2018 Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder's meeting. The Investors play five of the best Q&A that occurred during the meeting. After each question, Preston and Stig provide their feedback and analysis on Buffett and Munger's responses.

Recorded | 9 June 2018
In this episode, Preston and Stig interview the brilliant Eric Cinnamond. Eric comes with three decades of experience investing in small cap companies. During the interview, we discover his methods for understanding risk and reasonable valuation metrics. You won't want to miss Eric's highly valuable guidance and recommendations for the rest of 2018.

Recorded | 2 June 2018
On today’s show, we interview the NY Times bestselling author Jonathan Tepper. Jonathan is the owner of the macroeconomic research group that provides leading indicators to various asset managers. He is a Rhodes Scholar and a graduate of Oxford University. We talk to Jonathan about Buffett’s approach to investing in concentrated industries along with his thoughts on inflation.


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