Animal Spirits Episode 54: Spirit Animal

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

  • How long until the next bear market hits?
  • Can you quantify recession predictions?
  • What impact do the mid-term elections have on stocks?
  • How often do bonds outperform stocks over 30 year periods?
  • How many Americans consider themselves “financially healthy”?
  • Should you combine your finances or keep them separate when you get married?
  • The psychology of setting prices.
  • Could tech firms ever supplant the big banks?
  • What is the government’s role in the student loan crisis?
  • The crazy lengths some people go to avoid paying off student loans.
  • Why real estate returns are lower than most assume.
  • If the behavior gap is so big who is capturing all of the gains from people’s mistakes?
  • Is it harder to hold onto an investment strategy during a bear market or sideways market?
  • What movies are better than the book they were based on & much more.

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