Animal Spirits Episode 68: The Rich Man’s IRA

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We discuss:

  • Why is money flowing out of SPY?
  • How can index fund firms differentiate themselves?
  • Should you decrease the number of stocks you own at the outset of retirement?
  • How to wreck a pension fund
  • Why institutional investors are always fighting the last war
  • Expected returns for private equity are on the low side
  • The ultimate employee IRA account
  • How does Renaissance Technologies make money?
  • Steve Mandel is calling it quits
  • How much is your time worth? How about vacation days?
  • Is Boiler Room underrated or properly rated?
  • How often should you rebalance in your 401k?
  • Pay off your mortgage or save more for retirement?
  • Ulysses S. Grant’s financial troubles & much more

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