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The Knock-On Effect #14 - Why will asthma cases...
What impact will the proliferation of asthma have on innovation in the cargo shipping industry? Justine and Alex discuss in this podcast-only episode of the Knock-On Effect, also touching on massive kites, the dregs of the fuel-making process, and...
27 min
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The Knock-On Effect #13 - Why China’s waste ban...
Why will China’s efforts to clean up its image put more water bottles inside shoes, lead to a recycling black market and raise the costs for shipping garbage? Alex and Justine discuss — also touching on virgin plastics, the voyage of a garbage...
43 min
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The Knock-On Effect #12 - Turkey Troubles and S...
Why will the crisis in Turkey lead hazelnuts to be covered in wasabi? Alex and Justine discuss — also touching on Nutella, “hot money,” and Japanese snacking habits.
24 min
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The Knock-On Effect Summer Series #2 - Raoul Pa...
Will turmoil in Turkey send global markets skidding? And why might such an economically small country have an incredibly outsized effect? Raoul Pal, co-founder CEO of Real Vision and founder of The Global Macro Investor, discusses with Justine and Alex.
25 min
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The Knock-On Effect Summer Series #1 - Mark Dow...
Are market participants misunderstanding the current state of liquidity - and if so, what are the potential knock-on effects? Mark Dow, founder of Dow Global Advisors and author of the Behavioral Macro Blog, discusses with Roger, Justine and Alex.
34 min
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The Knock-On Effect #11 - Almond milk and stamp...
Why will rising popularity of almond milk make it more expensive to store postage stamps? Justine and Alex discuss — also touching on bovine productivity, disused limestone mines, and the “Illuminati of Cheese.”
35 min
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The Knock-On Effect #10 - Yield Surge to Trash ...
Will rising yields on Treasury notes sink the cheapest vodkas? Alex and Justine discuss – also touching on the causes of recession, Scottish drinkers, and the impact of Fed policy. Plus, a controversial USDA maneuver to clamp down on speedy traders.
43 min
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The Knock-On Effect #9 - Trade Fears to Clarify...
Why will rising concerns about China’s trade-related retaliation lead diamonds to become clearer? Justine and Alex discuss – also touching on Jules Verne novels, iPhone batteries and a new version of blue.
29 min
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The Knock-On Effect #8 - Stock Rally to Spur Fo...
Why will higher stock prices lead more American to pick feet? Alex and Justine discuss, also touching on income inequality, one very fancy Manhattan store, and the marital habits of reptile owners. Plus, Justine explains why companies seems to be so...
36 min
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Real Vision Rewind #1 – Godfather of Central Ba...
How did the modern age of central banking begin? In this story previously heard in a 2017 episode of “Adventures in Finance,” Grant Williams, Aaron Chan and Ben Hunt look at the fascinating history of the man some consider the godfather of central...
40 min
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The Knock-On Effect #7 - Rising dollar to unlea...
Why will a rising dollar lead to a proliferation of ice cream flavors that go far beyond vanilla? Justine and Alex discuss, touching on thieves in Madagascar, beaver glands, whisky maturation and the globalized food production process.
35 min
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The Knock-On Effect #6 - Fed Hikes to Quash Lot...
Why will a higher fed funds rates lead to a decline in the number of Americans who play the lottery? Alex and Justine discuss, along the way touching on the future of transportation, moving to L.A., the wisdom of playing the lottery, and Justine’s...
27 min
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The Knock-On Effect #5 - Demographics and Doorw...
Why will changing Chinese demographics lead to an increase of plastic strips in doorways? Justine and Alex discuss - and in so doing, also touch on Ikea trips, online dating, modern food production, and President Bush’s congratulatory message to...
44 min
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The Knock-On Effect #4 - Tariffs and Cork
Why will U.S. tariffs lead to a resurgence for the global cork industry? Justine and Alex explain, along the way discussing Australian wine, cork shoes and the Chinese consumer.
24 min
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The Knock-On Effect #3 - Crude Oil Boom, Craft ...
Why will higher oil prices result in disappointed craft beer drinkers? Justine and Alex discuss. Plus, Alex delves into the world of academia, and discusses an interesting finding about the way stocks react to earnings announcements.
31 min
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The Knock-On Effect #2 - Rising Rates and Sandy...
Why will rising rates leave tire tracks on the world’s great beaches? Alex, Roger and Justine discuss. Plus, a high-pressure debate over whether stocks will fall 20% within the next year. Filmed on May 21, 2018.
22 min
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The Knock-on Effect #1 - Protectionism and Red ...
In this inaugural episode of “The Knock-On Effect,” Justine and Roger try to convince Alex that a U.S. crackdown on free trade could lead American red velvet cakes to turn pink. Yes, really. Plus, Alex takes issue with Charlie Munger’s shocking...
23 min
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Adventures in Finance 66 - Collective Wisdom: T...
What’s the single best piece of advice you’ve ever received, and how have you applied it over the course of your investment career? In this episode of the “Adventures in Finance” series, eight of our favorite prior guests join us once again to...
74 min
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Adventures in Finance 65 - A Revolution is unde...
Real Vision’s CEO and macro-economist, Raoul Pal, offers his latest thoughts on the bond market, the dollar, oil and the business cycle as well as an update on what the future holds for Real Vision. In this week’s Long Short, Raoul and Grant...
61 min
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Adventures in Finance 64 - Crossing the Rubicon...
With the 10-year yield peaking above 3% this week, is the low finally in for the 10-year yield? How high is it liable to rise? How might the Fed and inflation play into this? And what could it all mean for equities? Julian Bridgen of Macro...
55 min
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Adventures in Finance 63 - Reality Check? The C...
After a treacherous few months for equities, investor sentiment appears to have turned relatively ursine. But is the reality that stocks will continue to rise in the short-term at least? Neil Azous of Rareview Macro makes just that case. Plus, in the...
51 min
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Adventures in Finance 62 - Powering Down: Begin...
Can Tesla still take over the world – or is the end nigh for the ambitious electric car company? Charley Grant of the Wall Street Journal and Mark Spiegel of Stanphyl Capital join to discuss. Plus, in the long/short segment, Grant Williams and Alex...
51 min
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Adventures in Finance 61 - Crude Awakening: Th...
China appears to be taking a major step to combat the dominance of the U.S. dollar. How significant could that move be, and what political, economic, and market changes might result? Luke Gromen, founder of research firm Forest for the Trees, joins...
78 min
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Adventures in Finance 60 - Look Out Below? Davi...
After a tumultuous first quarter for stocks, what will the rest of the year bring? Nothing good, according to famed economist David Rosenberg of Gluskin Sheff. He outlines what could be ahead for the economy and markets – and outlines some areas...
46 min
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Adventures in Finance 59 - Anti-Social: Faceboo...
Will the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica fracas actually turn the tide of public opinion against the social media giant? Jesse Felder of The Felder Report and Peter Atwater of Financial Insyghts join to discuss. Plus, in the long/short segment, Grant...
65 min
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Adventures in Finance 58 - Commercial Break: Wh...
Advertising behemoth WPP has run into massive troubles. Does this just reflect the flow of ad dollars into Google and Facebook, or does it suggest bigger problems with the global economy? Grant describes his findings, while Daniel Ives of GBH Insights...
50 min
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Adventures in Finance 57 - Blue Steel: Tariffs,...
What’s driving the modern movement toward protectionist tariffs and trade wars? Where will it all lead, and what lessons can we draw from history? Geopolitics consultant Peter Zeihan and historian Marc Palen discuss. Plus, in the long/short segment,...
55 min
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Adventures in Finance 56 - Digging Gold: The Ca...
Will it soon be gold’s time to shine once again? Rick Rule of Sprott Global Resources, Simon Mikhailovich Tocqueville Bullion Reserve and Ronald-Peter Stoeferle of Incrementum AG weigh in. Plus, in the long/short segment, Grant and Alex trade...
71 min
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Adventures in Finance 55 - The Storm After the ...
Stock market volatility has surged to levels unseen in years. So is the era of unusual market calm now over and done with? Or was this latest episode just a temporary bit of turmoil? Steve Diggle of Volpes Investment Management and Dennis Davitt of...
61 min
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Adventures in Finance 54 - Trump Whisperer: The...
Ken Kurson has been many things: A reporter, a rocker, a newspaper editor and a cryptocurrency evangelist. He’s also a supporter and occasional speechwriter for President Donald Trump. This week, he sits down with Real Vision’s Ash Bennington to...
57 min
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Adventures in Finance 53 - Unfixed Income: The ...
Bond prices appear to be in the midst of a striking dive. So can we blame bonds for the stock market drop? Is the decades-long bond bull market finally over? And where will the 10-year Treasury yield finally settle out? Jeffrey Snider of Alhambra...
57 min
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Adventures in Finance 52 - New Kids on the Bloc...
The crypto craze has made dedicated investors and traders out of many people who’ve never before given much thought to finance. What’s driven those people into bitcoin and other tokens, where do they see prices going, and how are they reacting to...
64 min
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Adventures in Finance 51 - Xi’s China: What Nex...
With China’s plenum out of the way, what’s ahead for the Chinese economy? How much influence does the government have, and how successful has the transition to a consumer-based economy been? Finally, what does it all mean for the global growth and...
63 min
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Adventures in Finance 50 - 363 Days: Donald Tru...
A year after Donald Trump’s inauguration, we take a close look at the president’s performance. How well has President Trump done? Should market bulls thank him for the recent rally? And how great is the risk of a significant policy misstep?...
63 min
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Adventures in Finance 49 - Charge!: The Bull Ca...
At long last, a Tesla bull steps up to retort Mark Spiegel’s bear case on the electric car company. Rob Maurer, host of the Tesla Daily podcast, makes an impassioned case for both the company and the stock. Plus, Grant Williams and Alex Rosenberg...
70 min
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Adventures in Finance 48 - Taking Stock: The B...
Grant looks back at some of his favorite moments from the podcast, reflecting on some of the boldest calls, sharpest insights and most meaningful stories he’s heard.
96 min
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Adventures in Finance 47 - What Lies Beyond? Bi...
Is an inflation spike around the corner – and if so, what effects could that have? To find out, Grant speaks to Jawad Mian of Stray Reflections, Jonathan Pain of the Pain Report, and Peter Boockvar of Bookmark Advisors. Each gives his take on where...
66 min
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Adventures in Finance 46 - What Lies Beyond? Bi...
Grant and James are joined by two of the most seasoned volatility traders in the world, David Dredge of City Financial and Chris Cole of Artemis Capital Management, to discuss the curious absence of volatility in 2017 and whether they see a return to...
65 min
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Adventures in Finance 45 - Baring The FAANGS: W...
Mark Mahaney of RBC Capital Markets offers his positive assessment of the outlook for the big tech giants who have led the market rally while Jesse Felder, author of The Felder Report and host of the podcast Superinvestors and the Art of Worldly...
65 min
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Adventures in Finance 44 - Mind Games: Harnessi...
Peter Atwater (Financial Insyghts) and Ben Hunt (Salient) are masters of how to measure confidence in both the economy and in markets. In conversation with Grant Williams, they break down their methods, and share some surprising insights about where...
63 min
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Adventures in Finance 43 - Take-out or Delivery...
On the eve of the Holiday shopping season, Stephanie Pomboy (MacroMavens) and Dana Telsey (Telsey Advisory Group) stake very different positions about the health of the retail space and the consumer. Then Jim Sullivan (Green Street Advisors) explains...
51 min
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Adventures in Finance 42 - A Deep Dive into the...
Three contributors to the Real Vision Think Tank discuss their views on the most important areas upon which investors should currently be focusing. Maleeha Bengali of MB Commodity Corner, Tony Greer of TG Macro and Larry McDonald of The Bear Traps...
59 min
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Adventures in Finance 41 - A Sea Change Could B...
Is this a fork in the Fed’s road? President Trump has nominated Jerome Powell to be the next chair of the Federal Reserve. Whether Powell will continue down the same path of Janet Yellen, and Ben Bernanke before her, remains an open question....
61 min
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Adventures in Finance 40 - Electric Shock: The ...
Amidst a shift in the narrative surrounding Tesla after a series of production issues and mounting losses, Mark B. Spiegel of Stanphyl Capital Partners makes the bear case for the electric car manufacturer and explains why increasing competition from...
63 min
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Adventures in Finance 39 - Bits, Blocks & Forks...
The origins of bitcoin predate most people’s understanding and this week, with the aid of Trace Meyer, of The Bitcoin Knowledge Podcast, and Bruce Kleinman, author of The Bitcoin Tutorial, we trace the rise of bitcoin and the blockchain from their...
72 min
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Adventures in Finance 38 - Black Monday: First ...
On the 30th anniversary of Black Monday, we recreate the events of that tumultuous time through the eyes of people who found themselves trying to navigate the biggest drop in Dow Jones history. The legendary Art Cashin takes us behind the scenes at...
66 min
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Adventures in Finance 37 - Hours from Oblivion:...
Dr. Harald Malmgren, senior advisor to four US Presidents (Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon & Ford) joins Grant to recount his experiences in the White House and Pentagon during the thirteen days of the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962 – a period where the...
74 min
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Adventures in Finance 36 - Battlegrounds: From ...
A truly insightful and at times hard-hitting interview with Preston Pysh, host of The Investors Podcast.  What’s it like to go from commanding a company of Apache helicopters in Afghanistan, as part of the 101st Airborne, to navigating the...
57 min
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Adventures in Finance 35 - Observations and Int...
Grant Williams welcomes Jim Grant- legendary financial author and founder of the twice monthly journal on financial markets, Grant’s Interest Rate Observer.  Together they discuss Jim’s rise to literary prominence from the time he was a...
58 min
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Adventures in Finance 34 - Jim Rogers: The Inve...
Investing legend Jim Rogers joins Grant Williams to talk about the defining moments in his life which took him to Wall Street in the 1960s and to Russia and China on a motorbike in the 1980s. Jim talks about how important non-consensus thinking has...
51 min
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Adventures in Finance 33 - Keys to the Kingdom:...
Always candid, often hilarious, Hugh talks openly about his experience in 2008 when his fund returned nearly 50% as markets melted down around him, about the fear he confronts every time he puts on a trade, his typically canny tactical approach to...
76 min
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Adventures in Finance 32 - Season 2 Premier: K...
Season 2 of Adventures in Finance kicks off with Kyle Bass joining Grant for this week’s entire episode. Kyle shares some of the Defining Moments of his life and explains how they shaped him. He tells us a story of a disastrous trade gone wrong,...
63 min
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Adventures in Finance - 2017 Summer Series 5: S...
Grant and Aaron cap off the 2017 Summer Series of Adventures in Finance as they are joined by the founder of Vulpes Investment Management, Steve Diggle, where he discusses his love of long-distance running, his career as a university boxer, and the...
37 min
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Adventures in Finance - 2017 Summer Series 4: M...
Grant and Aaron continue the 2017 Summer Series of Adventures in Finance as they are joined by Mark Yusko, Founder and CIO of Morgan Creek Capital Management, where he discusses his passion for philanthropy, the influence of legendary college coaches...
39 min
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Adventures in Finance - 2017 Summer Series 3: J...
Grant and Aaron continue the 2017 Summer Series of Adventures in Finance as they are joined by Jawad Mian, founder of Stray Reflections, to discuss the philosophical underpinnings of his worldviews, how to create a mindset that lives in the present...
27 min
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Adventures in Finance - 2017 Summer Series 2: P...
Grant and Aaron continue the 2017 Summer Series of Adventures in Finance and turn-off from the beaten path as they are joined by the Pippa Malmgren to discuss drone technology, interesting summer reads, and the steps she takes to stay balanced...
33 min
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Adventures in Finance - 2017 Summer Series 1: M...
Grant and Aaron kick off the 2017 Summer Series by addressing some of the most pressing listener questions during the first season of Adventures in Finance. The guys are also joined by Jeffrey Snider, of Alhambra Partners, and Michael Oliver, of...
41 min
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Adventures in Finance 26 - Season Finale: Marke...
Our season finale brings you three world-leading analysts and investors as they share their frameworks and favorite indicators, and help you to become a better investor. Featuring Jesse Felder of the Felder Report, Mark Yusko of Morgan Creek Capital...
70 min
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Adventures in Finance 25 - The Hedge Fund That ...
Before the hundreds of billions in corporate bailouts and trillions in central bank interventions, there was a time when we believed there was no way our financial models and investment strategies couldn’t be wrong. That was until a hedge fund came...
67 min
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Adventures in Finance 24 - Demons, Angels and t...
Look in the mirror and you will find your greatest ally and your mortal enemy. You will find someone who will play tricks on you, appeal to your worst emotions, but who holds the keys to your trading success. This week, we explore the psychology of...
67 min
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Adventures in Finance 23 - Fast Cars, Fake IDs,...
Enter the shadowy world where people use complex strategies and cutting edge technology to hide their identities to defraud multinational companies out of millions of dollars. This week, we speak with Dee Smith, CEO and Principal of Strategic Insight...
55 min
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Adventures in Finance 22 - Murderer, Gambler, A...
Meet an 18th-century murderer, banker, convict, laughing stock, and the godfather of central banking, John Law. Accompanied by Dr. Ben Hunt, the Chief Investment Strategist at Salient Partners and author of the Epsilon Theory website, we explore how...
61 min
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Adventures in Finance 21 - Ponzi Hunters: Harry...
Harry Markopolos was the lone whistleblower on Bernie Maddoff's $18 billion Ponzi scheme and, in this interview, takes the whole regulatory and accounting apparatus to task in a way that will have you thinking differently about institutions that...
64 min
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Adventures in Finance 20 - Cyber Warfare: Welco...
For years, cyberattacks on a global scale were the stuff of fiction; they have now become reality. And if the NSA isn’t safe then no one is safe. This week, we decode a potential existential threat to modern civilization with Dee Smith, CEO of...
73 min
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Adventures in Finance 19 - Over Stocked & Under...
If you want to predict the path of the global economy, you best have a pulse on the US consumer. At 70% of the US economy, consumer spending is in the economic driver seat. We speak to Stephanie Pomboy, economist and founder of MacroMavens, someone...
59 min
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Adventures in Finance 18 - Bitcoin: Journey Bey...
Bitcoin is all everyone can talk about and the public is downright hysterical about the price, but the price is not what you need to be focusing on. This week, we explore how Bitcoin and the underlying blockchain technology have opened up a universe...
64 min
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Adventures in Finance 17 - Demographics Are Des...
Neil Howe isn't only a household name for finance-types, he coined the term "Millennials" and literally wrote the book on generational analysis. This week, he shares his insights on where we stand in his Fourth Turning framework and what it means for...
65 min
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Adventures in Finance 16 - Having Reservations:...
What if restaurant sales could predict the next recession? According to Paul Westra, Senior Research Analyst at Stifel, decades of restaurant sales data accurately predicted the last two US recessions, and the next one might be the biggest one yet. In...
58 min
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Adventures in Finance 15 - Crises, Bubbles, Sca...
"The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see", Sir Winston Churchill. Men and women of historical significance understood the importance of history. Tim Price, partner and Director of Investment at PFP Wealth Management...
71 min
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Adventures in Finance 14 - Feeding the Future: ...
The agricultural industry sustains human life but is taken for granted and is subject to volatile cycles. Alan Boyce, former Soros Fund Management Director and Agtech investor, talks us through the biggest challenges facing the industry and major...
63 min
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Adventures in Finance 13 - What Lies Beneath: V...
Volatility permeates markets, nature, and life. Yet, it is monumentally misunderstood, and often to ruinous consequences. Stephen Diggle, Founder of Vulpes Investment Management, and Chris Cole, Managing Partner at Artemis Capital Management, get at...
68 min
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Adventures in Finance 12 - Bass and Burbank, A ...
Learn from hedge fund legends as Kyle Bass interviews John Burbank III to reveal insights and ideas that differentiate truly independent market thinkers from amateur speculators. In 'Things I Got Wrong', John Netto, the Protean Trader and Author of...
62 min
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Adventures in Finance 11 - Broken Promises: The...
The financial system will soon witness a collision between an unstoppable force and an immovable object. Pensions around the world are being crushed under the weight of trillions in unfunded liabilities while hundreds of millions of Baby Boomers are...
65 min
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Adventures in Finance 10 - Carson Block: Short-...
Carson Block, Founder of Muddy Waters Research, single-handedly dismantles fraudulent companies and his research can cause stocks to plummet 90% in market cap. As one of the world's preeminent short-sellers, Carson shares his incredible story and...
47 min
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Adventures in Finance 9 - Reflation: American D...
Deconstruct the Trump Reflation Trade as unsightly political realities emerge from the shadows. In 'Things I Got Wrong', David Hay, CIO of Evergreen Gavekal, confesses to underestimating central bank firepower and the usefulness of extreme market...
58 min
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Adventures in Finance 8 - Over the Barrel: A Jo...
The repercussions of a boom-bust energy cycle and massive infrastructure investment means a supply glut and potentially lower oil prices for much longer than anyone expects. In 'Things I Got Wrong', Michael Lewitt sets aside his ego and trusts in the...
58 min
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Adventures in Finance 7 - The Triggering: Artic...
Uncertainty reigns, as political and economic forces build before the historic negotiations which could alter the shape of Great Britain and the EU forever. In 'Things I Got Wrong', Bill Fleckenstein, CEO of Fleckenstein Capital discusses the mistakes...
54 min
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Adventures in Finance 6 - Satellites, Big Data ...
Explore how satellite imagery data is being utilized to drive financial insights, with advice from James Crawford, CEO of Oribital Insights. In ‘The Things I Got Wrong’, Jawad Mian, Founder of Stray Reflections, sits down to share his slip-ups...
52 min
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Adventures in Finance 5 - China’s One Belt One ...
Unearth unprecedented investment opportunities in China’s One Belt One Road strategy – something we haven’t seen since the BRICS. Plus, Ben Hunt, Chief Investment Strategist at Salient Partners shares what he got wrong about Europe.
50 min
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Adventures in Finance 4 - Analyzing Cyclical Ma...
Understand how to leverage financial cycles & forecast future markets with veteran investor Robin Griffiths. Also on this week, Brent Johnson, CEO of Santiago Capital, tells us his misjudgments’ on gold and being a true contrarian.
48 min
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Adventures in Finance 3 - Opportunities in Germ...
Uncover the huge untapped potential in Germany’s real estate market and the interesting cultural and fundamental dynamics driving this opportunity. Mark Yusko, CEO and CIO of Morgan Creek Capital Management, also shares what he got wrong about...
50 min
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Adventures in Finance 2 - Geopolitical Framewor...
No investor can afford to ignore geopolitics anymore. Understand why you need a geopolitical analysis framework and how to use it to your advantage. In our ‘Things I Got Wrong’ segment, Louis Gave, Co-founder of Gavekal Research shares his errors...
53 min
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Adventures in Finance 1 - Aftermath of India De...
Delving into the consequences and opportunities following the cancellation of 86% of India’s currency in circulation. Also, find out what Raoul Pal, founder of Real Vision and Global Macro Investors, got wrong in times of crisis & learn from his...
55 min