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We Study Billionaires - The Investors Podcast


First, we like to have fun. Second, we read and talk about the books that have influenced billionaires the most. We typically talk about Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, Ray Dalio, Stanley Druckenmiller, George Soros, and other financial billionaires.

First, we like to have fun. Second, we read and talk about the books that have influenced billionaires the most. We typically talk about Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, Ray Dalio, Stanley Druckenmiller, George Soros, and other financial billionaires.
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First, we like to have fun. Second, we read and talk about the books that have influenced billionaires the most. We typically talk about Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, Ray Dalio, Stanley Druckenmiller, George Soros, and other financial billionaires.




TIP179: Private Equity Investing w/ Doug McCormick (Business Podcast)

On today's show we talk to private equity investing expert, Doug McCormick. Doug has been a private equity investor for two decades and his company has assets under management in excess of a billion dollars. Click here to view to full show notes. In this episode, you'll learn: · How does the private equity model work? · What happens when a private equity company makes an acquisition? · Why has private equity industry outperformed the stock market and will it continue? · Which critical...


TIP178: Sam Walton - Made In America - The Story of Wal-Mart (Business Podcast)

On today's episode we learn about Billionaire Sam Walton. To prepare for the show we read Walton's book: Made In America. To view the complete show notes click here. In this episode, you'll learn: · Sam Walton’s 10 pieces of advice for building a successful business · What Amazon learned from Walmart · Why it is a big problem if your team is not complaining · Ask the Investors: Are Warren and Charlie the competitive advantage of Berkshire Hathaway?


TIP177: Mastermind Discussion 1Q 2018 (Business Podcast)

Before the recent 10% correction, we saw more call options compared to put options by 2 standard deviations. We also saw the price at 3 standard deviations above the 200 Day Moving Average (DMA). On top of that, the Stock market is currently priced at levels only seen in 1929 and 2000. With that said, we have assembled the Mastermind Group to talk about any opportunities that still might exist in the market that could out-perform the S&P 500 index. For Toby, Hari, and Stig, they talked...


TIP176: Moment & Value Investing w/ Dr. Wesley Gray (Business Podcast)

On today's show we bring back a popular guest, Dr. Wesley Gray. He has an interesting approach that's a mix between value and momentum investing. Dr. Gray discovered this approach after conducting years of research and backtesting of both styles of investing. The strategy allows him to buy undervalued stocks and also hedge the markets simultaneously. Be sure to click here to get access to the detailed show notes


TIP175: Shane Parrish - On Buffett, Dalio, and Reading (Business Podcast)

On today's show we talk to renown investment blogger, Shane Parrish. Shane is a Buffett style investor that reads and studies everything about the markets. On today's show we talk to Shane about learning and optimizing. He also discusses his opinions on the difference between Ray Dalio and Warren Buffett's investing approach. Click here to view the full show notes for this episode


TIP174 - Billionaires Ray Dalio & Bill Gross and Their Expectations for 2018 (Business Podcast)

As the stock market continues to make new highs day after day, we look at recent comments by Billionaires Ray Dalio and Bill Gross to try and understand what's happening and what might happen moving forward. To see the sources of various audio clips played on the show, please visit the show notes. In Today's Show You'll Learn


TIP173: Stock Market Melt-up with Richard Duncan (Business Podcast)

On today’s show, we bring back a guest that often yields some of the biggest praise from our listeners. His name is Richard Duncan and this is the third time we’ve had him on the show. Richard comes with a wealth of knowledge and over 30 years of experience working for organizations like the World Bank, the IMF, large cap asset management companies, and many more. He’s the author of three incredible books that discuss macro economics and how the world of finance functions in a fiat...


TIP172: The Art of the Good Life by Rolf Dobelli (Business Podcast)

In this episode, we review Rolf Dobelli's new book that was highly recommended by Guy Spier. The book promises to deliver 52 surprising shortcuts to happiness, wealth and success. Click here to get full access to our show notes In this episode, you'll learn: · Why a good life is all about interpreting facts constructively · Why rereading 10 books is a better use of your time than reading 100 books · How to balance what is enjoyable and meaningful in your life · Why the climate is...


TIP171: The Power of Moments w/ Dan Heath (Business Podcast)

Today’s guest is Dan Heath and he’s a three-time New York Times best selling author. Dan is graduate of Harvard and is also a Senior Fellow at Duke University. During the show we talk about Dan's newest book, The Power of Moments. In this episode, you'll learn: · How to change your life and business through significant moments · Which moments that can create short-term and long-term happiness · How to level up on your skill set, just like a computer game · Ask The Investors: What is...


TIP170 - A Bet with Warren Buffett - Guest Ted Seides (Business Podcast)

On today's show we talk to Ted Seides. Ted is a graduate of Yale and Harvard university and he comes with multiple decades of experience in finance. For people not familiar with Ted, most might recognize him has the gentlemen that took the opposite side of Warren Buffett’s bet with the hedge fund industry. We talk to Ted about this friendly wager, how it came about, what the results were, and what he thinks about the chances of beating the S&P 500 moving forward. Something else that’s...


TIP169: Jesse Felder - FANG Stocks, Crypto, Central Banks, Inflation (Investing Podcast)

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. In this episode, you'll learn: · The risks of investing in FANG stocks · If investors in...


TIP168: Guy Spier on Value Investing, Markets, Bitcoin & more (Business Podcast)

When we first started our podcast, Guy Spier was one of the first guests on the show. He is the founder of the Aqua Marine Hedge Fund and he's a Warren Buffett Style investor. Guy is the author of the best selling book, The Education of a Value Investor, and he's a graduate of Harvard and Oxford University. During our discussion, we cover a wide array of topics like, what kind of daily readings he looks at, the impact of statics and humility, credit cycles, cryptocurrencies, and much...


TIP167: How The Mighty Fall by Jim Collins (Business Podcast)

One of the biggest names in business literature is Jim Collins. And we recently saw that Billionaire Jeff Bezos recommended Jim’s book, Built to Last. Since we are big fans of both Jim Collins and Jeff Bezos we felt like the book would be a fantastic read for the audience. Click here for the detailed show notes In this episode, you'll learn: · The 5 distinctive stages of decline · Which 3 key ratios can predict if a company will fall · How and why a company can pull itself out of a...


TIP166: Mastermind Discussion 4Q 2017 - Stocks & Bitcoin (Business Podcast)

In today's show, we assemble the TIP mastermind group for another discussion. The team talks about various stock picks that might out perform the S&P 500. Preston and Stig talk about the airline industry, while Tobias and Hari talk about pharmaceuticals and railroads. Visit the extended show note here. In today's show we cover the following topics: · Which stocks the TIP mastermind group might acquire this quarter · Why you should go straight to the numbers before analyzing a stock...


TIP165: Tobias Carlisle and The Acquirer's Multiple (Investing Podcast)

In today's show we talk to Tobias Carlisle about his new book, The Acquirer's Multiple. The book explains how investors can capture better stock market returns by filtering for companies with a low enterprise value compared to EBIT. Here's a link to the episode's: FULL SHOW NOTES In this episode, you'll learn: · What is a good return on the stock market today? · Why is Enterprise value more useful than Market cap when you value stocks? · Can you be diversified owning just one asset...


TIP164: Billionaire Ray Dalio's new book: Principals (Business Podcast)

Link to the Show Notes Billionaire Ray Dalio is one of the biggest names in finance. He achieved this recognition due to Bridgewater Associates stellar performance over numerous decades of operations. For instance, during the 2008 financial crisis, the US Stock market was down -50% and Dalio's Pure Alpha fund was up 9.4%. His company has become the largest hedge fund in the world and it trades in almost every market around the world. In this week's episode, we read Ray's new book,...


TIP163: The Intrinsic Value of 3 Stocks (Business Podcast)

Link to Full Show Notes In this episode, Preston and Stig conduct an analysis of three publicly traded stocks. Since the stock market is currently at one of the highest market premiums ever recorded (the only time it was higher was in 2000), the search for yield produced some interesting results. The companies discussed are McKesson Corp (MCK), Gazprom (OGZPY), and McDonald's (MCD). In this episode, you'll learn:


TIP162: Atlanta Hawks Owner Jesse Itzler, Mt. Everest, & Colin O'Brady (Business Podcast)

In today's show, we interview serial entrepreneur and part owner of the Atlanta Hawks, Jesse Itzler. Jesse recently held an event in Stratton Vermont where people climbed the mountain 17 times to simulate the climb of Mount Everest's 29,029 feet. In the second part of the interview, Preston talks to 2X World Record Holder, Colin O'Brady about climbing the real Mount Everest. This week's show is all about mindset and what it takes to accomplish very difficult things in life. In this...


TIP161: Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger w/ Renown Author Roger Lowenstein (Business Podcast)

In this episode, we have an in-depth discussion about Warren Buffett and the Federal Reserve with world renown author, Roger Lowenstein. During the interview, Roger provides interesting first-hand accounts of Charlie Munger and much more. Roger has published six books, and three have become New York Times Bestsellers. Get ready to hear a fascinating interview with one of the best business authors of our generation. In this episode, you'll learn


TIP160: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Segwit 2X, Atomic Swaps, Lightning Network, and Blockchain Technology w/ Charlie Lee and Tuur Demeester (Business Podcast)

In this episode, we have an in-depth discussion about Bitcoin and upcoming changes to the protocol. Before we have this mastermind discussion with Charlie Lee and Tuur Demeester, Preston provides a monologue on the importance of understanding cryptocurrencies. Our two guests are some of the biggest names in the space. Charlie Lee is the founder of LiteCoin which is a digital cryptocurrency with a market capitalization of $3 billion dollars. Tuur Demeester is one of the first crypto writers...


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