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LATEST EPISODES

Recorded | 7 October 2017
In this episode, we have an in-depth discussion about Bitcoin and upcoming changes to the protocol. Before we have this mastermind discussion with Charlie Lee and Tuur Demeester, Preston provides a monologue on the importance of understanding cryptocurrencies. Our two guests are some of the biggest names in the space. Charlie Lee is the founder of LiteCoin which is a digital cryptocurrency with a market capitalization of $3 billion dollars. Tuur Demeester is one of the first crypto writers and invested in Bitcoin when it was only $2 a coin.

Recorded | 7 October 2017
In this week’s episode, Preston and Stig talk about one of the most influential sports stars of all time: Michael Jordan. Jordan not only changed the game on the court, but he also changed the game for sporting apparel. For this episode, the best selling author of Michael Jordan's autobiography, Roland Lazenby, joins Preston and Stig to talk about his life. You'll learn about what makes Jordan tick and also how his deals with Nike went down.

Recorded | 30 September 2017
In this week’s episode, Martin Ford joins Preston and Stig for an interesting discussion about Artificial Intelligence (AI). Martin is the New York Times Best Selling author of the book, Rise of the Robots. He is an expert on deep learning neural networks and machine learning. During the discussion, we also talk about AI's potential impact on the economy and labor market.

INVESTING BLOG AND NEWS

Investors should set eyes on emerging markets, smaller companies

by Fox Business | 20 October 2017

Where should investors put their money? Matson Money CEO Mark Matson reacts to a record day for stocks.

World Markets Update

by Jill Mislinski | 20 October 2017

All eight indexes have posted gains for 2017 since the start of October. The top performer thus far is Hong Kong's Hang Seng, followed by India's BSE SENSEX. In third is S&P 500.

The Global Leaders in R&D Spending, by Country and Company

by Jeff Desjardins | 20 October 2017

Global R&D spending is heavily concentrated in the G20 countries. In total they account for 92% of all R&D spending, and 94% of all patents granted at the U.S. Patent and Trademark office.

The best predictor of a bubble bursting

by Real Vision Publications | 20 October 2017

The increasingly dovish Fed has essentially been back-peddling on its rate hikes all year, and as the dollar falls commodity demand is rising again.

Millennials and the Labor Force: A Look at the Trends

by Jill Mislinski | 20 October 2017

Millennials make up the largest percentage of our population today, yet have seen some of the lowest labor force participation growth and highest unemployment out of all age groups since the turn of the century. This has larger implications when coupled with slow wage growth, high home prices, and mounting student debt.

JFK Sr. Used This Simple Trick To Spot Market Bubbles… And You Can Too

by Jody Chudley | 20 October 2017

Like for virtually anyone invested in the stock market, the 1920s were good to Joseph Kennedy Sr. How could they not be, all you had to do was buy all the stock you could and watch it go up.

Elon Musk: Big dreamer or monorail salesman?

by CNN Money | 19 October 2017

Elon Musk is a big dreamer. He's brought us Tesla and SpaceX, even PayPal. But does he always follow through? Or is he trying to sell us a monorail?

Emotional Intelligence: A Hidden Key to Career and Workplace Success

by Jeff Desjardins | 19 October 2017

This infographic defines emotional intelligence while explaining the benefits of higher EQ in both qualitative and quantitative terms.

What Inflation Means to You: Inside the Consumer Price Index

by Jill Mislinski | 19 October 2017

The Fed has been trying to increase inflation, operating at the macro level. But what does inflation mean at the micro level — specifically to your household?

An Omen of Approaching Inflation

by Brian Maher | 19 October 2017

Following the 2008 financial crisis, the Fed ran the printing presses 24 hours of the 24, seven days of the seven. Asset inflation — but not consumer price inflation — was the result.

Lessons From A Decade Of ETF Trading

by Mark Eshman | 19 October 2017

This post features Mark Eshman, chairman and chief investment officer of Sun Valley, Idaho-based ClearRock Capital.

The Race to Bring the First Bitcoin ETF to Market

by Bloomberg TV Markets and Finance | 18 October 2017

Cathie Wood, chief executive officer, chief investment officer, and founder at Ark Investment Management and Bloomberg Intelligence's Eric Balchunas discuss holdings that trade along the lines of bitcoin and the race to bring the first bitcoin ETF to market.

The Trillion Dollar Club of Asset Managers

by Jeff Desjardins | 18 October 2017

Wall Street, and the U.S. in general, is now synonymous with finance – and most of the world’s largest banks, funds, and investors maintain a presence nearby. This infographic shows all global companies with over $1 trillion in assets under management (AUM).

ETFs Riding High On Bitcoin Surge

by Sweta Killa | 18 October 2017

After being hurt by regulatory crackdowns in China and Russia, and criticism from major Wall Street leaders last month, bitcoin regained its astronomical surge in recent sessions.

Eight Things You Need to Know About Cryptocurrencies

by James Altucher | 18 October 2017

Cryptocurrency is the most exciting thing I’ve seen since I first used the World Wide Web in 1992.

Jim Rickards: Prepare for a Chinese Maxi-devaluation

by James Rickards | 18 October 2017

China is a relatively open economy; therefore it is subject to the impossible trinity. China has also been attempting to do the impossible in recent years with predictable results.

Underbought Rally In Materials ETFs

by Cinthia Murphy | 18 October 2017

The U.S. basic materials sector is delivering one of the strongest performances among S&P 500 sectors this year, but one that has gone largely unnoticed by investors if ETF asset flows are any indication.

Tom Gruber: How AI can enhance our memory, work and social lives

by TED | 17 October 2017

How smart can our machines make us? Tom Gruber, co-creator of Siri, wants to make "humanistic AI" that augments and collaborates with us instead of competing with (or replacing) us.

Wells Fargo Lags Banks on Revenue Growth, Says Gerald Cassidy

by Bloomberg TV Markets and Finance | 17 October 2017

Gerard Cassidy, managing director at RBC Capital Markets, examines third-quarter results from Bank of America Co. and Wells Fargo & Co.

Here’s What to Expect from Major Banks on Q3 Earnings

by Zacks Equity Research | 17 October 2017

The earnings season is knocking at the door and investors must be interested in knowing how banks (one of the industries that have been in the spotlight for quite some time now) are likely to perform.