Animal Spirits: Higher For Longer

On today’s show, we discuss:
– Higher growth and higher rates vs. lower growth and lower rates
– Why there is so much focus on 60/40 portfolios
– Bears vs. doomers
– The annoyance economy
– Why no one is happy about the economy right now (or ever)
– A record jump in net worth
– Renting vs. buying, and much more!

Talk Your Book: Equities With Guardrails

On today’s show, we had Hamilton Reiner, MD, PM, and Head of US Equity Derivatives at J.P. Morgan Asset Management back on the show to discuss:
– How hedging ladders provide downside protection
– The goal of the HELO ETF
– Hedged equity strategies vs traditional 60/40 portfolios
– The impact of volatility on the strategy, and much more!

Talk Your Book: The State of Venture Capital

On today’s show, we spoke with Samir Kaji, CEO, President, and Co-Founder of Allocate to discuss:
– What start-up prices look like today
– If the free money era is gone forever
– VC return dynamics and the power law, and much more!

Animal Spirits: Does Government Debt Matter?

On today’s show, we discuss:
– Inflation coming down
– The continued strength of the US consumer
– Howard Marks on investing for a sea of change
– The risk-reward in bonds
– What would happen if the US government paid off its debts
– EMH in crypto
– The worst case scenario for the housing market, and much more.