The 2007-2009 economic crisis was an all-time horrible situation not only for all of us normal people who had to live through it but also those central bankers who had to figure out how to save a sinking ship. They basically threw the kitchen sink at the problem and we’re all better off for it…
Michael & Ben discuss the one year anniversary of the bear market, how past returns impact forward returns in stocks and Ben’s favorite movie of the year.
A look back at what we were talking about during the 2018 bear market, which bottomed on Christmas Eve last year.
On this edition of our favorite finance movies, we re-watched the Dan Aykroyd, Jamie Lee Curtis, Eddie Murphy classic, Trading Places. We discuss: Lifestyles of the rich and famous in the 1980s Why did it take so long for movies to start in the 80s? Trading commodities in the futures pits Gold vs stocks since…
My favorite fiction and non-fiction reads from 2019.
What happens to the stock market in the year after big gains?
How to avoid the dreaded mid-life crisis.
Michael and Ben discuss Bob Iger’s new book, 2020 market predictions & how much the tooth fairy should pay.
Some of the best charts from the past decade.
Corey Hoffstein on risk management and tactical asset allocation strategies.