Advanced Investing

The Rational Reminder Podcast Episode: 113: Mega Cap Growth Stocks (FAAMG, TSLA), RESP Withdrawals, and a Golden Portfolio

The hype to invest in high-cap tech companies is deafening. In this episode, we share what you need to know before buying FANG company stocks. Although FANG is the popular term, our analysis includes Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Alphabet, Tesla, and Microsoft — so it’s closer to the less slick-sounding FAAATM.

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Should You Be Worried That the Fed Is a “Money Printer”?

If asset prices reflect expectations about the future, the market rising should be viewed with optimism, but there might be less optimism, and there may even be pessimism, about a market that is being artificially propped up by a central bank. What if the central bank can’t print any more money and stock prices drop? And how can all of this money printing be good for the country’s currency?

Advanced Investing

The Rational Reminder Podcast 108: Dr. William Bernstein: Praying for a Bear Market

In keeping with our recent tide of incredible guests, today’s one is no exception. Dr. William Bernstein, a financial theorist, advisor, and neurologist, joins us to share some of his incredible insights. As the author of several seminal books such as The Intelligent Asset Allocator and The Four Pillars of Investing, Dr. Bernstein has made his mark applying his medical evidence-based approach to investing.

Advanced Investing

The Rational Reminder Podcast 106: Jim Stanford on The Economics of Capitalism in a Crisis

We kick things off with Jim hearing his perspectives on what makes this recession unprecedented before he argues that a traditional approach to macroeconomic policy won’t be enough to augment more than a crippled and unstable recovery. This situation might hold a silver lining though and Jim sketches out the opportunity it provides for rethinking employment ethics.

Advanced Investing

The Rational Reminder Podcast 97: Greg Zuckerman: Did Jim Simons (Renaissance Technologies) Solve the Market?

Today on the Rational Reminder Podcast we interview a seasoned journalist from The Wall Street Journal, Greg Zuckerman. With 23 years of experience with the media outlet, Greg has written extensively about the most prominent figures in the world of investing, including Jim Simons, John Paulson and Carl Icahn, generally focusing his attention on significant trades, traders and fund managers.