Animal Spirits Episode 11: Hedge Fund Myths & Casual Investing Advice

On this week’s Animal Spirits with Michael & Ben we discuss:

  • What to do if you’ve been sitting in cash during the bull market.
  • The latest change I made to my personal portfolio.
  • What trend-following is and why it’s a difficult concept for investors to grasp.
  • The worst bear market no one ever talks about.
  • Causes for the low volatility in the markets.
  • Myth-busting the “hedge funds are dead” story.
  • Why it’s so difficult to benchmark hedge funds.
  • Does it matter if you invest in individual bonds vs. a bond fund?
  • What’s causing stock fund outflows?
  • Will baby boomers destroy the stock market during retirement?

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