Animal Spirits: The 24/7 Stock Market

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We discuss:

  • The debt ceiling
  • Is the supply chain crisis finally peaking?
  • Why giant SUVs are taking over the roads
  • How much do other countries spend on daycare?
  • How much money does it take to be considered rich?
  • How wealthy is Gen X?
  • Why is it so hard for pensions to dump hedge funds?
  • Do we really need stock markets open 24/7?
  • The worst job I ever had
  • My favorite Tom Hanks movie
  • The difference between “affordable” and “a good time to buy” for housing
  • Anecdotes vs. data in the housing market
  • Should people leave room in their financial plan for speculation?
  • Is premium gas a scam?

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