Animal Spirits: The Crypto Gateway Drug

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We discuss:

  • Why is there so much money in bank savings accounts earning nothing?
  • Which of the biggest stocks are the most vulnerable to competition?
  • The problem with historical analogs in the markets
  • Why imitation leads to financial manias
  • The SPAC crash everyone saw coming
  • Why are interest rates so much higher in the crypto space?
  • Why would someone borrow against their crypto holdings?
  • Why are more women going to college now than men?
  • Housing prices are even crazier globally than they are in the U.S.
  • Why aren’t more people flipping houses right now?
  • Rent prices are going nuts
  • No, Social Security isn’t going to run out of money

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