Category: Podcasts

Focus On What Matters
Podcast
Chris MacIntosh

Determining What Matters

This weekend just gone, my wife and I drove our kids to a park on the other side of town for a kite flying contest. Let me just say that kite flying inspires me for all of 10 minutes. Maybe… just. I guess it’s sort of pretty but it’s completely pointless and,

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Jared Dillian talks bond markets
Podcast
Chris MacIntosh

Can’t We Just Print More Money?

Let’s talk debt today. Readers will know that we’ve been keeping a close watch on the global bond markets for a long time now. Contrary to what the politicians would have us believe, there has been no deleveraging after the GFC. Quite the opposite – global debt has been growing steadily by an average of

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Unicorn
Podcast
Chris MacIntosh

So, You Want To Invest In Unicorns?

As an investor in private companies, one of the biggest issues you’re potentially facing is a lack of liquidity. When buying shares of a listed company, most of the time you have a luxury of being able to sell your shares literally in seconds. It’s not quite that easy when

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Farnam Street
Podcast
Chris MacIntosh

How To Be A Smarter Investor

Investing, as you might know yourself, is first and foremost a great mental exercise. Hence, perhaps one of the most important pillars of investing success is continuous education (though this likely holds true for any other area as well, not just investing). And it’s no fluke that some of the best

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Global food industry
Podcast
Chris MacIntosh

Who’s Solving This Problem?

Today I provide you with two charts on the global food industry. You’ll notice that from 1991 (not that long ago for most of us) till 2025 (just around the corner) the global meat consumption more than doubles. People in emerging markets are entering the middle class, and one of

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Brad McFaddne on profiting from the pessimism in Europe
Podcast
Chris MacIntosh

How To Profit From Pessimism In Europe

Taking a glance at the headlines in Europe, all I see is the world’s “woes” cropping up. Either we’re dealing with cowboys, or the market sentiment is decidedly bearish. I’ll let you be the judge… Bloomberg: “Worst Earnings Letdown Since Crisis Adding To Europe Stock Woes” Channel NewsAsia: “European Stocks Hammered By

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