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LATEST EPISODES

Recorded | 16 December 2017
In today's episode we talk to former multi-billion dollar hedge fund manager, Jesse Felder. Jesse talks to us about his concern with FANG Stocks at the end of 2017. Additionally, Jesse talks to us about the potential change in central banking policy that might open the door for inflation to start taking hold in the economy. Finally, the discussion is concluded with Bitcoin and crypto currencies.

Recorded | 8 December 2017
In this episode of The Investor's Podcast, we have the renowned Guy Spier on the show to talk about his new book, The Education of a Value Investor in 2008, Guy and Mohnish Pabrai bid $650,000 to have lunch with Warren Buffett. In our interview, you'll quickly learn there's a lot more to guy than investing and expensive lunches.

Recorded | 2 December 2017
In today's show, we cover a book recommended by Amazon's Jeff Bezos, titled, How the Mighty Fall. The book's author, Jim Collins, is a New York Times Best Selling Author and a professor at Standford University. The book talks about the various phases a business goes through when declining in the market place. More importantly, the book address what needs to be done to self-correct the problems that are causing the issues.

INVESTING BLOG AND NEWS

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Momentum and Market Anomalies

by Larry Swedroe | 18 December 2017

Given that the traditional momentum strategy exploits the persistence in stock prices, researchers examined whether the same persistence exists in 15 documented anomalies.

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Brace Yourself for Steeper Yield Curves

by Ashwin Alankar, Ph.D.| 18 December 2017

Beware. The ultra-accommodative monetary policy by the U.S. Federal Reserve and other central banks has created many market distortions.

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Bitcoin Prices Extend Breathtaking Rally Above $20,000

by Investing.com | 18 December 2017

The price of the digital currency Bitcoin soared to another record high, zooming above the $20,000-level, despite worries about a dangerous bubble.

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Is IOTA The New Bitcoin?

by Rachel Mcintosh | 17 December 2017

IOTA has jumped from the 9th-largest to the 4th-largest cryptocurrency in the world in under two weeks.

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Richard Thaler’s Six Book Recommendations

by Lalainefukuro | 17 December 2017

Richard Thaler, 2017 Nobel Prize winner for Economic Sciences, shares his reading recommendations related to behavioral economics.

  • this-anti-amazon-play-is-heating-up

This “Anti-Amazon” Play is Heating Up…

by Greg Guenthner | 17 December 2017

Amazon continues to dominate the world, but there are still several brick and mortar niches that have managed to stay out of its grasp.

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Gold Forecast 2018

by Priscila Barrera | 17 December 2017

Execs from Algold Resources, Asante Gold, Bullfrog Gold, Nexus Gold and Granada Gold Mine share their gold forecast for 2018.

  • are-fixed-income-markets-overvalued

Are Fixed Income Markets Overvalued?

by John Pattullo & Nicholas Ware | 17 December 2017

The reality is that in today’s world, there are no “cheap assets” and those that are, are cheap for good reasons.

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Bitcoin Frenzy is Not Taking Demand from Gold, Goldman Sachs Says

by Investing.com | 17 December 2017

Bitcoin is not sapping demand for gold, despite its eye-popping rally this year, according to Goldman Sachs.

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Who Is Jerome Powell, The Fed’s Next Chairman?

by Investing.com | 17 December 2017

Jerome Powell is set to succeed Janet Yellen as the head of the Federal Reserve, pending a confirmation by the full Senate.

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Major Banks Urge More Reviews Before Bitcoin Futures Launch

by Victor Golovtchenko | 16 December 2017

Major banks have sent a letter to the US CFTC Chairman Giancarlo urging more public discussion before the launch of Bitcoin futures.

  • Earnings-boost-from-the-legislation

Earnings Boost from the Tax Legislation

by Sheraz Milan | 16 December 2017

The legislation promises many substantive changes in a number of areas, but it will have a big impact on corporate profitability as well, all of it positive.

  • inflation-can-return-much-faster-than-you-think

Jim Rickards: Inflation Can Return Much Faster Than You Think

by Jim Rickards | 16 December 2017

Consumer price inflation has remained persistently low, despite the Fed’s best efforts, and this has led many people to wonder where the inflation is.

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The Interesting Story of the Founding of the Fed

by John Huber | 16 December 2017

An in-depth review of Roger Lowenstein's latest book, America’s Bank: The Epic Struggle To Create the Federal Reserve.

  • understanding-the-impending-tax-reform

Understanding the Impact of Impending Tax Reform

by Brian Demain, CFA et al. | 16 December 2017

We believe tax reform could help boost the economy, but the long-term impact on financial markets is less clear.

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Stocks- U.S. Futures Increase as Tax Concerns Linger

by Investing.com | 16 December 2017

Wall Street was set for a higher opening bell on Friday while concern over the tax reform bill still lingered.

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Forex – Dollar Slips Lower Amid Fresh U.S. Tax Reform Woes

by Investing.com | 16 December 2017

The dollar slipped lower against other major currencies this week, amid fresh concerns over U.S. tax reform plans and the Fed's most recent policy statement.

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South Korea Forbids Bitcoin Derivatives as Exchanges Charge 23% Premium

by Victor Golovtchenko | 15 December 2017

South Korean lawmakers are contemplating legislation that would prohibit the dissemination of information related to Bitcoin futures.

  • can-predictive-data-revolutionize-capital-markets

Can Predictive Data Revolutionize Capital Markets?

by Jeff Desjardins | 15 December 2017

Today’s infographic shows how the power of predictive data analytics is growing, and using tools to anticipate the outcome of events is more feasible than ever.

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Elon Musk’s Biggest Fear, Realized

by Sean McCloskey | 15 December 2017

Have you heard about Atlas, the most advanced humanoid robot on the planet?