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What’s the Bear Case For Housing Prices?

The housing market wasn’t supposed to remain this strong. People were forecasting for a 20% drop in housing prices in 2022. It made sense at the time. Everyone was predicting a recession. Prices had shot up 50% in three years. The Fed was jacking up interest rates. Mortgage rates went vertical. And all we got was a wimpy 2-3% dip in prices. I cannot...

Sun Feb 25, 2024 17:14
The 3 Ways to Get Rich

There are basically three ways to become uber-wealthy: 1. Your family is rich. 2. You get lucky. 3. You take big risks and work really hard. For a lot of people it tends to be some combination of numbers 2 and 3. The majority of the uber-wealthy class in this country who didn’t get their money handed down to them created it by starting a business...

Sat Feb 24, 2024 00:12
Creating Generational Wealth

The original blogfather himself, Barry Ritholtz, joined me again this week to answer questions about Peloton as a going concern, hedging huge gains in individual stocks, how inflation impacts the stock market and finance career advice for recent college grads. Further Reading: Don’t Try to Get Rich Twice The post Creating Generational Wealth appeared...

Thu Feb 22, 2024 21:48
Animal Spirits: The Fed Should Cut Already

Today’s Animal Spirits is brought to you by YCharts: See here for more information on YChart’s Advisor Pulse newsletter On today’s show, we discuss: Why Americans suddenly stopped hanging out  Pods, passive flows, and punters What’s driving the stock market returns? Why not 100% equity? These teenagers know more about investing than you do ...

Wed Feb 21, 2024 14:36
The Solution For Too Much Screen Time

A couple of weeks ago middle age got the best of me while giving my initial read on the new Apple Vision Pro. The TL;DR version is I think it’s bullish for Apple but bearish for humanity because it just means more time with a screen and less time with other people. Derek Thompson provided some more ammo for my take in a recent piece on the fact that...

Tue Feb 20, 2024 16:51
Talk Your Book: Putting a Floor on the Nasdaq 100

Today’s Talk Your Book is brought to you by Innovator Capital Management We had Co-Founder and CEO Bruce Bond back on the show to discuss their latest defined income and outcome products. On today’s show, we discuss: The AUM growth for Innovator How market prices affect investor behavior, and buffer ETF fund flows Who Parametric is and the...

Mon Feb 19, 2024 14:27

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