How to evaluate the purchase of a depreciating asset, such as buying a house in Japan where prices have declined 23 out of the past 29 years. Thanks to The Great Courses Plus, LinkedIn and Sleep Number for sponsoring the episode.
With RealtyShares and other crowdfunding platforms shutting down, should you invest on these platforms and if so how do you go about evaluating the investment opportunities. Thanks to Policy Genius for sponsoring the episode.
How distributed ledger technology and tokenized assets will increase liquidity, transparency and fractionalization, allowing investors to purchase very small, liquid positions in real estate, private companies, art and other assets. Thanks to LinkedIn for sponsoring the episode.
How to position your investment portfolio based on market cycles. Investing principles from Howard Marks' new book Mastering the Market Cycle. Thanks to CNote and LinkedIn and for sponsoring today's episode.
[0:11] Howard Marks’ new book is the inspiration for this episode of Money For the Rest of Us
[7:13] The first tool in learning how to invest during a market cycle
[11:49] The second tool in learning how to invest during a market cycle
[18:00] Successful investing involves a mix of...
How commission free ETFs, mobile apps and zero fee index funds make it easier to invest if you have little money. What are some examples of commission fee ETFs and funds for Vanguard, Fidelity, Robinhood and TD Ameritrade. Thanks to Blinkist for sponsoring this episode.
[0:14] Here’s how to invest when you have little money
[4:26] How do brokerage firms make money if they don’t charge commissions?
[11:37] What happens to investments if a brokerage firm goes...
How to evaluate cash savings options at banks, credit unions and brokerage firms. Why are yields on cash savings so much higher than a few years ago. How to tell if your bank or credit union is in experiencing financial difficulties. Thank you to Blinkist for sponsoring this week's episode.
[0:10] All about banks, credit unions, and the pros and cons of cash savings
[4:47] How can banks and credit unions become financially unstable?
[14:25] The Federal Reserve is setting a new short term...
How fewer publicly traded companies, less stock shares outstanding and more intangible assets have led to higher earnings growth for U.S. listed companies and ultimately stronger stock market performance. Thanks to Circle Invest for sponsoring today's episode.
[0:08] Observations on the current state of the US stock market
[4:01] What if there’s something going on within the US market that suggests continued outperformance is coming?
[7:23] Why the number of publicly listed companies,...
What are the headwinds facing China that could slow economic growth, but still could lead to China growing faster than the U.S. Also, what is going on with Turkey and are other emerging market countries vulnerable to the same plight? Thanks to Circle Invest for sponsoring today's episode.
[1:07] Is China or the US more vulnerable to economic downturn?
[4:55] Why have emerging markets done so poorly recently?
[8:51] The concept of balance of payment is reviewed and examined in a case study...
Which rebalancing strategy is best or should we even bother rebalancing? Should we just exit stocks completely, especially given how overvalued the U.S. stock market it is? And why do companies split their stocks? In this episode, we answer these and other listener questions.