Recorded | 30 December 2017
On today's show, we talk to Dan Heath. Dan is a graduate of Harvard University and is a Senior Fellow at Duke University. He is a three-time NY Times Best Selling author of various business books.  Dan talks to us about his newest book, The Power of Moments.

Recorded | 23 December 2017
In today's episode we talk to hedge fund investor Ted Seides. Ten years ago, Ted took a bet against Warren Buffett that the hedge fund industry would outperform the S&P 500. Now that the bet is over, we ask Ted what he thinks about the experience. Additionally, Ted shares some incredible first-hand experiences in dealing with Warren and legendary investor David Swanson.

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.


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ETF Education: Managing & Avoiding Closures

by ETF.com | 13 February 2018

Plenty of ETFs fail to garner the assets necessary to cover these costs and, consequently, ETF closures happen regularly. In fact, a significant percentage of ETFs are always at risk of closure.

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Meet The Wealthiest Players In The Crypto World

by Investing.com | 13 February 2018

For all the recent concern about investors losing money on cryptocurrencies, some people have made enormous fortunes on digital currencies.

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Branding Yourself: How to Create a Great Elevator Pitch

by Kerry Johnson | 13 February 2018

A good elevator pitch will differentiate you from your competition. It will help develop referrals because your clients will tell their friends exactly who you are and what you do.

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Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Expands in the Middle East

by The Investors Podcast | 13 February 2018

The commercial insurance unit of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has confirmed its plans to continue its expansion in the Middle East, with its intention to reach a wider market in the region.

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Bridgewater Investment Chief Warns “Big Shakeout” in Markets is Coming

by Investing.com | 13 February 2018

Bob Prince, co-chief investment officer at the world’s largest hedge fund warned Monday that a “big shakeout” in global markets is coming as investors adjust to a faster pace of interest rate increases.

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Acquirer’s Multiple, Yog Berra and Financial Satire, and Hedge Fund Quiz

by CSInvesting | 13 February 2018

While Wall Street analysts try to justify the valuations, here is a fun quote from 2002 looking back from Scott McNeely, the CEO of Sun Microsystems, one of the darlings of the 2000 tech bubble.

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The Date of the “Big Credit-quake”

by Brian Maher | 13 February 2018

The Fed twisted the road signs and pointed investors toward a mythical land of perpetual boom. It conjured trillions in phony money since 2009. And for years kept interest rates nailed to the floor.

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Are Markets Recovering From Too Much Of A Good Thing?

by Marc Chandler | 13 February 2018

Too much of a good thing is bad. That, in a nutshell, is an important insight that Hyman Minsky offered about the financial sector, but has broader application.

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Wall Street On Track to Recover From Last Week’s Slump

by Investing.com | 13 February 2018

Traders will be looking closely to the bond market during the trading session. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury rose to 2.878%, levels not seen since 2014. As bond yields rise, prices fall.

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Billionaire Jeff Bezos’ Amazon Implements Corporate Cuts, Lays Off Hundreds of Employees

by The Investors Podcast | 13 February 2018

In an unexpected move for the online retail titan, Amazon announced its plans to lay off hundreds of employees in its Seattle control center and other offices in the United States. This

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Bobby Lee Recommends Only the Big Four Cryptocurrencies

by Arnab Shome | 12 February 2018

At the London Blockchain Week, BTCC founder and CEO Bobby Lee said that he only recognizes and endorses four major cryptocurrencies. Anything outside of that, he wouldn’t recommend.

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Recency Bias

by Dr. Andrew Stotz, CFA | 12 February 2018

Clouded judgment due to recency bias may make you hold onto stocks even though you acknowledge their high valuations or other warning signals. Conversely, it can also make you stay on the sidelines too.

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Are Rising Yields Actually A Good Thing?

by Michael Ashton | 12 February 2018

Up until the late 1990s, we couldn’t really tell the main reason that nominal interest rates were rising or falling. But since 1997, we’ve had inflation-linked bonds, which trade on the basis of real yield. So we no longer have to guess why nominal rates are rising. We can simply look.

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How Transparent Are ETFs?

by ETF.com | 12 February 2018

One of the key benefits of ETFs is that they offer better transparency into their holdings than competing mutual funds. Plus in most cases, it gives you the ability to verify your positions on a daily basis.

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Don’t Expect FX Buyers To Return With Vigor

by Kathy Lien | 12 February 2018

Is the sell-off in the U.S. equity markets a healthy correction or the beginning of a crash? It's too early to tell but what is unambiguously clear is that whenever there’s a global equity market sell-off, the U.S. dollar and Japanese yen are the best performers.

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Gold Bearish In February After A Promising January; What’s Next?

by Anna Coulling | 12 February 2018

For gold bugs, the start of 2018 heralded some much needed good news, with the precious metal climbing steadily, building on December’s bullish sentiment as gold prices climbed off the lows of $1240 per ounce to touch a high of $1369.70 per ounce at the end of January.

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Use “Labeling” To Overcome Objections

by Dan Solin | 12 February 2018

While the trend is toward passive investing, it’s common for evidence-based advisors to face resistance from prospects who believe they can “beat the market,” often with the guidance of their broker.

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Crude Oil Prices – Weekly Outlook: Feb. 12 – 16

by Investing.com | 12 February 2018

In the week ahead, market participants will eye fresh weekly information on U.S. stockpiles of crude and refined products on Tuesday and Wednesday to gauge the strength of demand in the world’s largest oil consumer and how fast output levels will continue to rise.

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International Investors Rush To Buy US “High-Grade” Bonds, But Inflows Could Crash Soon

by Rupert Hargreaves | 12 February 2018

Over the past 12 months, monthly inflows into high-grade bond funds and ETFs, has averaged between $20B and $30B. However, over the same period, these funds have produced a return of around 0%.

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Chart: Wall St. Isn’t As Smart As You Think…

by Davis Ruzicka | 12 February 2018

Wall Street’s top analysts have done it again, putting their reputations on the line to guess where the S&P 500 will end the year.