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LATEST EPISODES

Recorded | 23 September 2017
In this week’s episode, Grant Williams joins Preston and Stig for an interesting discussion about the FED's decision to start conducting quantitative tightening (QT). Since QT is the opposite of Quantitative Easing (QE), we should expect the opposite market results. Check out this week's episode to see what Grant think about the FED's new announcement and how it will impact markets around the world.

Recorded | 16 September 2017
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.

Recorded | 9 September 2017
In this episode, Preston and Stig hold their Mastermind discussion with Saber Capital Management Founder, John Huber and Hari Ramachandra. Each member of the group presents a stock investing idea. After each group member pitches their idea, the group then dissects and troubleshoots the position. If you're interested in hearing how members of the mastermind determine intrinsic value and identify risks, you'll enjoy hearing this discussion.

INVESTING BLOG AND NEWS

Insider news: Director of L Brands Purchases Stock

by Asif Suria | 17 October 2017

Since we are in the quiet period before earnings season begins, insider activity is muted and is likely to remain so for the next two or three weeks.

What is Biotech Investing?

by Bryan McGovern | 17 October 2017

Public companies involved in biotech tend to stay close to the medical landscape, they can have a bit more freeway as to what kind of business they wish to pursue.

The Big Four Economic Indicators: September Nonfarm Employment

by Jill Mislinski | 17 October 2017

Official recession calls are the responsibility of the NBER Business Cycle Dating Committee, which is understandably vague about the specific indicators on which they base their decisions.

Microsoft CEO Details the Advice He Got From Bill Gates

by Bloomberg TV Markets and Finance | 16 October 2017

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella gets into an in-depth conversation on the lessons learned from his family and the advice he received from Microsoft founder Bill Gates.

Jim Rickards: The market got it wrong

by James Rickards | 16 October 2017

Reality is catching up with the Fed. They will respond by taking a “pause” on an interest rate hike in December. This is the opposite of current market expectations.

Q&A with Eric Cinnamond about Q3 earnings season

by Eric Cinnamond | 16 October 2017

As Q3 earnings season approaches, there is a drought of company-specific news and events to analyze. Regardless of the lack of fundamental data points, investors appear committed to positioning themselves for another end of the year entitlement rally.

Perhaps John Bogle is right about investing?

by Cullen Roche | 16 October 2017

John Bogle endorses the “fully valued” nature of today’s stock markets and advocates slight changes to one’s allocations. He says it’s okay to reduce your stock market exposure a little bit to offset the potential for higher risk.

Coming Soon: The Most Profitable Earnings Season Ever

by Davis Ruzick | 16 October 2017

Four times a year, every publicly traded company is required to report the results of their last business quarter. Three factors that most investors pay attention to are revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and guidance.

Forex – Weekly Outlook: October 16 – 20

by Investing.com | 16 October 2017

The dollar fluctuated against a basket of the other major currencies on Friday after mixed consumer inflation data clouded the outlook for another rate increase by the Federal Reserve in the coming months.

The Case for Europe: Economic Stability?

by Nicholas Sheridan | 15 October 2017

The depth and breadth of European markets, with their variations between different countries, provide investors with a wealth of potential investment opportunities.

Why Richard Thaler has won the Nobel Prize in economics

by Cullen Roche | 15 October 2017

Richard Thaler is among the small group of people in this world who do a lot of theorizing about how the economy works, but also backs it up by running a pretty big asset management firm.

Jim Rickards: What a Famous Bill Murray Movie Says About Today’s Market

by James Rickards | 15 October 2017

Markets have lately had a certain Groundhog Day quality to them, as in the Bill Murray movie: each day is like the one before.

According To Warren Buffett’s Own Methods, Stocks Are Not At All ‘Fairly-Priced Relative To Interest Rates’

by Jesse Felder | 15 October 2017

Many people and pundits, including none other than Warren Buffett, continue to insist that stocks look fairly priced relative to interest rates. There are some simple ways, however, using Mr. Buffett’s own techniques to prove or disprove his thesis.

How Jeff Bezos Became the King of E-Commerce

by Bloomberg | 14 October 2017

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was one of the first entrepreneurs to realize the potential of selling products on the internet. This Bloomberg Profile looks into how Bezos built Amazon inside his garage and now has his sights set well beyond online commerce.

A market warning, the big bitcoin debate and a deep dive on tech heavyweights

by Business Insider | 14 October 2017

Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget provides a bearish argument, which suggests that high valuations have historically preceded periods of market weakness.

Bank Earnings: QE Means “Lower for Longer”

by R. Christopher Whalen | 14 October 2017

In a world with too much debt and regulation, and too little economic growth as a result, driving financial up to valuations not seen since the roaring 2000s is a fool’s errand.

Insider Buying Stocks Soar 72% During the Past Year

by Small Cap Power | 14 October 2017

Four stocks with significant insider buying were singled out last year, which can be a strong indication of a mismatch between the current trading price of a company and its intrinsic value. Take a look at their individual performances.

Is Brand Loyalty Dead?

by Jeff Desjardins | 14 October 2017

Customer transactions are increasingly digital – and it is there that things can be tracked, compared, analyzed, and personalized. As a result, a new competitive landscape has emerged where the concept of brand loyalty is under siege.

Are Japanese ETFs value plays?

by Cinthia Murphy | 14 October 2017

Japan equity ETFs have been largely out of favor for much of 2017, despite strong investor appetite for international stocks. The tide, however, could be about to turn.

How to spot a financial crisis before it spots you

by Financial Times | 13 October 2017

Can we protect ourselves from the next banking meltdown? David McWilliams separates myth from reality to help identify a few rules of thumb.