Animal Spirits: Ben Turns 40

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We discuss:

  • How do direct listings perform when they IPO?
  • Is the Fed really forcing everyone out on the risk curve?
  • Why permabears are pivoting to crypto
  • The scorching hot NFT market
  • How many people have actually purchased an NFT?
  • How FTX became one of the most important crypto companies in a hurry
  • Is inflation already slowing?
  • What needs to happen for higher inflation to stick around?
  • Some thoughts on my 40th birthday
  • The lumber round-trip
  • There is always someone richer than you
  • Do rich parents improve your career prospects?
  • Why are people moving out of big cities?
  • How labor and supply shortages made it harder for me to buy a dryer
  • The White Lotus finale and more

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