One of the most successful businessmen in American history is Sam Walton. During this episode,
Preston and Stig read Mr. Walton's autobiography and discuss the top ten things he attributed to his success as a billion dollar retailer.
Recorded | 10 February 2018
In today's show, we assemble the mastermind group to talk about four new stock ideas at the start of 2018. As usual, the group digs into each idea and provides counter-arguments and conclusions on the intrinsic value of each business.
Recorded | 3 February 2018
On today's show we talk to accomplished author and hedgefund owner Dr. Wesley Gray. Dr. Gray is a renown quant investors that uses extensive research in backtesting to implement a momentum and value based approach to investing. On today's show, we talk to him about the finer details of how he implements the approach.
Looking for a recession when the unemployment rate is low appears to be a classic case of counterfactual thinking, but Hyman Minsky famously pointed out in his financial instability hypothesis that stability is destabilizing and in a capitalist system every expansion creates the seeds of its own destruction.
Amazon.com has been one of the most innovative and disruptive companies of this century. Thus, every announcement or speculation that Amazon will enter into a particular industry sends stocks of that industry into a tailspin.
Gold is right back at resistance levels yet the various gold stock indices are off their September 2017 highs by 11% to 16%. The relative weakness in the gold stocks (and Silver) is a signal that Gold is unlikely to break out now.
In some ways, volatility can be compared to the weather. The level of volatility is rarely ‘just right’ and you never have to look too far to find complaints that ‘volatility is dead’ or simply ‘too high’.
One of the first things that many commodity traders learn is that the price of raw materials like oil is inversely related to the value of the US dollar. The explanation for this relationship hinges on two widely-accepted premises.
Corrections may be considered healthy occurrences for stock markets, but there's always the chance that they are actually just the beginning of a bear market. Unfortunately, for anxious investors, there's no way of knowing if that will happen.
It seems 2018 won’t be a year of smooth sailing for Facebook investors. At least not so far. Along with the ongoing flow of negative news about its platform, from a share price perspective, this social media giant looks like an underdog when compared to other top technology stocks.