Animal Spirits: Mountains of Debt

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We discuss:

  • When will people feel comfortable going back to Disney?
  • Companies are borrowing like crazy
  • Why the anger from Main Street is justified
  • Why stories stick with us more than data
  • Why wealth inequality will only get worse from here
  • Getting used to the Fed being involved in the markets
  • Will private equity firms take advantage of companies in trouble?
  • Why investing is so counterintuitive
  • Buying insurances after a flood
  • Should you have a more flexible approach to retirement distributions?
  • What will the job market look like for young people?

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