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The Mother of All Credit Bubbles (EP.34)

6/20/2018
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Some suggestions Barron's has for Warren Buffett, the latest Howard Marks letter, the "mother of all credit bubbles", why computer programmers should consider moving to the midwest, the source of the investor behavior gap, unrealistic millennial retirement goals and much more. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel free to shoot us an email at animalspiritspod@gmail.com with...

Duration:00:42:38

The Oracle of Brooklyn (EP.33)

6/13/2018
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We talk about Big Mistakes in the Wall Street Journal, how retirement investors are wising up, the crazy Gen Z retirement plan, why markets haven't changed much since the late-1600s, parenting money tips and much more. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel free to shoot us an email at animalspiritspod@gmail.com with any feedback, questions, recommendations, or ideas for...

Duration:00:40:20

Big MIstakes (EP.32)

6/6/2018
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Michael's new book (Big Mistakes: The Best Investors and Their Worst Investments), how he came up with the idea for the book, where the value & momentum premiums come from, why investing is all about expectations & overreactions, Mary Meeker's new tech deck and much more. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel free to shoot us an email at animalspiritspod@gmail.com with any...

Duration:00:38:28

Stocks Are Not Bonds (EP.31)

5/30/2018
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The risks involved in concentrated stock positions, why factor investing is so hard, the limitations of historical market data, the myth of the marshmallow test, the downfall of ESPN, Michael's book of the summer and much more. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel free to shoot us an email at animalspiritspod@gmail.com with any feedback, questions, recommendations, or...

Duration:00:43:13

What It Takes to Be Wealthy (EP.30)

5/23/2018
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The brilliance of John Bogle, how much money people in their 30s should have saved, how different age groups define wealth, thinking outside the box for CalPERS, David Einhorn's struggles, chart crimes, mortgage rates and much more. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel free to shoot us an email at animalspiritspod@gmail.com with any feedback, questions, recommendations,...

Duration:00:40:31

The Podcast Boot Camp (EP.29)

5/16/2018
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Why market bubbles have nothing to do with ETFs, the multi-millionaire secretary's secret, the massive revenue airline credit cards bring in, the mistakes you want to make as a young investor and much more. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel free to shoot us an email at animalspiritspod@gmail.com with any feedback, questions, recommendations, or ideas for future topics...

Duration:00:35:38

Tesla Hathaway (EP.28)

5/9/2018
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On this week's show we discuss WeWork's community-adjusted EBITDA, Elon Musk vs. Warren Buffett & Charlie Munger, size is the enemy of outperformance, why index funds are too simple for institutional investors, why housing is a bad investment & much more. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel free to shoot us an email at animalspiritspod@gmail.com with any feedback,...

Duration:00:35:04

Micro Bubbles (EP.27)

5/2/2018
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The most common ages in the US and what it means for the markets, micro bubbles in tech stocks, Amazon's Field of Dreams moment, Peter Lynch's stock picks, how our families impacted our thinking about finances and much more. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel free to shoot us an email at animalspiritspod@gmail.com with any feedback, questions, recommendations, or ideas...

Duration:00:37:12

The Collaborative Podcast (EP.26)

4/25/2018
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Morgan Housel joins this week as guest host to discuss venture capital, annoying finance phrases, Disney vs. Netflix, Tesla, Jeff Bezos and much more. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel free to shoot us an email at animalspiritspod@gmail.com with any feedback, questions, recommendations, or ideas for future topics of conversation.

Duration:00:37:28

Some Things We Learned (EP.25)

4/18/2018
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Why the next recession won't be like the last one, what could possibly cause market returns to be higher in the future, why states & cities are short on cash, the 200-day moving average and much more. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel free to shoot us an email at animalspiritspod@gmail.com with any feedback, questions, recommendations, or ideas for future topics of...

Duration:00:38:19

The False Breakdown (EP.24)

4/11/2018
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How to solve the financial literacy issue, the downfall of Bill Ackman & David Einhorn, how much money people think they need to retire, Drew Brees diversifying into diamonds & Much more. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel free to shoot us an email at animalspiritspod@gmail.com with any feedback, questions, recommendations, or ideas for future topics of...

Duration:00:37:47

The Lump Sum (EP.23)

4/4/2018
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On this week's show we discuss if we would you rather collect $1 million now or $1,000 for the rest of our lives, how the world has changed since 2008, the single best investment trait to compound capital and much more. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel free to shoot us an email at animalspiritspod@gmail.com with any feedback, questions, recommendations, or ideas for...

Duration:00:27:07

Horizontal Support (EP.22)

3/28/2018
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Why investing is getting harder over time, why share buybacks get a bad rap, why life insurance is on the decline, two centuries of momentum and much more. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel free to shoot us an email at animalspiritspod@gmail.com with any feedback, questions, recommendations, or ideas for future topics of conversation.

Duration:00:41:11

The Magic Number (EP.21)

3/21/2018
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A possible foray into business TV for Amazon, the most well-connected man in hedge funds, how to lie with surveys, your magic retirement number & much more. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel free to shoot us an email at animalspiritspod@gmail.com with any feedback, questions, recommendations, or ideas for future topics of conversation.

Duration:00:36:28

Goodnight Moon (EP.20)

3/14/2018
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The flash correction in stocks, why most people need financial advice more than investment advice, our children's book recommendations & more. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel free to shoot us an email at animalspiritspod@gmail.com with any feedback, questions, recommendations, or ideas for future topics of conversation.

Duration:00:43:37

Brothers from Another Mother (EP.19)

3/7/2018
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How your job should fit into your investing decisions, our thoughts on Jim Cramer, misconceptions about share buybacks and more. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel free to shoot us an email at animalspiritspod@gmail.com with any feedback, questions, recommendations, or ideas for future topics of conversation.

Duration:00:37:34

The Closet Indexer (EP.18)

2/28/2018
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Takeaways from the latest Warren Buffett shareholder letter, the potential baby boomer retirement crisis, how millennials should think about retirement and much more. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel free to shoot us an email at animalspiritspod@gmail.com with any feedback, questions, recommendations, or ideas for future topics of conversation.

Duration:00:42:11

Phony Happiness (EP.17)

2/21/2018
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Why our memories play tricks on us in the markets, the pros & cons of private equity, the permanent portfolio, scary market predictions and more. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel free to shoot us an email at animalspiritspod@gmail.com with any feedback, questions, recommendations, or ideas for future topics of conversation.

Duration:00:38:59

The Meltdown (EP.16)

2/14/2018
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On this week's show, we discuss our thoughts on the market correction, why there's been nowhere to hide from the losses, the narratives surrounding the sell-off and more. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor And feel free to shoot us an email at animalspiritspod@gmail.com with any feedback, questions, recommendations, or ideas for future topics of conversation.

Duration:00:32:22

The Noobwhale (EP.15)

2/7/2018
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On this week's show we discuss the current market sell-off, the hidden risks in alternative investments, why women make better financial decisions than men and much more. Find complete shownotes, visit our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor And feel free to shoot us an email at animalspiritspod@gmail.com with any feedback, questions, recommendations, or ideas for future topics of conversation.

Duration:00:41:29