Animal Spirits: Getting Rich Quick

On today’s show we discuss the round trip in oil prices, why predicting the future is so difficult, how we define a bubble, why interest rates didn’t go higher, active outflows are speeding up, Black Friday deals we found, crypto prices got out of hand, the downside of technology and more.

Talk Your Book: The Buy-Write Strategy

On today’s show, we are joined by Ray Di Bernardo, VP and Portfolio Manager of Madison Investments to discuss writing call options, buying growth at a reasonable price, earnings in 2023, and much more!

The S&P 500 is Not the Economy

Technology stocks make up nearly 24% of the S&P 500. And that number is probably understating things since many of the biggest companies aren’t technically in the tech sector. Amazon and Tesla are two of the biggest holdings in the consumer discretionary sector. Facebook, Google and Netflix are in the communications sector. Many of these…

Animal Spirits: A Confusing Year

On today’s show, we discuss the impact of interest rates on business formation, the opposite of stagflation, why there was no spillover from the crypto crash, why the S&P 500 is not the economy, why remote work might bring down rental inflation, and much more.

The Markets Can’t Save You If You Don’t Save

A 60/40 portfolio of U.S. stocks and U.S. bonds has only finished the year down double digits just 5 times in the past 94 years through year-end 2021.1 With stocks and bonds both down around 15% each in 2022 so far, it appears this year will be the 6th time in 95 years: If we…