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    We Study Billionaires - The Investor’s Podcast Network

    We interview and study famous financial billionaires, including Warren Buffett, Ray Dalio, and Howard Marks, and teach you what we learn and how you can apply their investment strategies in the stock market. We Study Billionaires is the largest stock investing podcast show in the world with 150,000,000+ downloads and is hosted by Stig Brodersen, Preston Pysh, William Green, Clay Finck, and Kyle Grieve. This podcast also includes the Richer Wiser Happier series hosted by best-selling author William Green. William regularly interviews legendary investors such as Mohnish Pabrai and Guy Spier, exploring what they can teach us about how to succeed in markets and life. And finally, our Bitcoin Fundamentals series is hosted by Preston Pysh, where he interviews prominent figures in the Bitcoin and macroeconomic space. To learn more about TIP, you can visit theinvestorspodcast.com or subscribe to our free daily newsletter here. Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm
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    TIP623: The Art Of Decision Making w/ Annie Duke

    TIP623: The Art Of Decision Making w/ Annie Duke
    Kyle Grieve chats with Annie Duke about her own story of quitting and how it helped sparked the idea for one of her books, the importance of base rates in helping us make better decisions, how to improve our investing processes when we have long feedback loops, the importance of using kill criteria to quit an investment or hypothesis, how to use a quitting coach to help you quit things we hold onto for too long, the importance of dissociating ourselves from our most cherished ideas, and a whole lot more! IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 02:28 - Annie's own story of quitting and how it got here to where she is today. 15:50 - Why expected value is so crucial for investors to manage risk best. 20:15 - The importance of understanding base rates. 20:15 - How we can use base rates to help us best understand expected values of our investments. 24:55 - How we can reframe our analysis of a business to close feedback loops on long-term investments. 32:40 - How we can get transfer from one skill to another far away skill (e.g. chess to investing). 45:28 - How we can use kill criteria in our investing decision-making to improve our abilities to quit a losing investment. 45:28 - How to engineer your decision-making to give yourself an outside view. 51:11 - How we can disassociate ourselves from our investments to reduce the impacts of the endowment effects. 51:32 - How to set up a quitting coach by permitting them to disagree with you. And so much more! Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Join the exclusive TIP Mastermind Community to engage in meaningful stock investing discussions with Stig, Clay, Kyle, and the other community members. Buy Quit: The Power of Knowing When to Walk Away here. Buy Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the Facts here. Check out Annie’s substack here. Learn more about Annie Duke here. Related Episode: RWH015: Betting Better In Markets & Life w/ Annie Duke | YouTube video. Related Episode: TIP231: The Mind Of A World Poker Champion w/ Annie Duke | YouTube video. Learn more about the Berkshire Summit by clicking here or emailing Clay at clay@theinvestorspodcast.com. Follow Kyle on Twitter and LinkedIn. Check out all the books mentioned and discussed in our podcast episodes here. Enjoy ad-free episodes when you subscribe to our Premium Feed. NEW TO THE SHOW? Follow our official social media accounts: X (Twitter) | LinkedIn | Instagram | Facebook | TikTok. Check out our We Study Billionaires Starter Packs. Browse through all our episodes (complete with transcripts) here. Try our tool for picking stock winners and managing our portfolios: TIP Finance Tool. Enjoy exclusive perks from our favorite Apps and Services. Stay up-to-date on financial markets and investing strategies through our daily newsletter, We Study Markets. Learn how to better start, manage, and grow your business with the best business podcasts. SPONSORS Support our free podcast by supporting our sponsors: River Toyota TurboTax Fidelity Monarch Money Meyka Simon & Schuster CI Financial Vacasa Long Angle Fundrise iFlex Stretch Studios American Express Shopify HELP US OUT! Help us reach new listeners by leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts! It takes less than 30 seconds, and really helps our show grow, which allows us to bring on even better guests for you all! Thank you – we really appreciate it! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm

    TIP622: Finding Certainty in an Uncertain World w/ Joseph Shaposhnik

    TIP622: Finding Certainty in an Uncertain World w/ Joseph Shaposhnik
    On today’s episode, Clay sits down with Joseph Shaposhnik to discuss his high quality investing approach. Since its inception in 2015, the TCW New America Premier Equities fund has compounded at 15.8% per year versus the benchmark of 12.0%. Joseph is the Portfolio Manager of TCW New America Premier Equities, Global Premier Sustainable Equities, and Global Space Technology Equities portfolios. According to Nasdaq eVestment, the TCW New America fund has outperformed 99% of its peers. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 03:25 - The two types of recurring revenue. 13:37 - Why certainty is an essential part of a quality investing framework. 25:02 - How Joseph thinks about portfolio allocation by industry. 28:02 - Value accretive versus value destructive capital allocation decisions. 36:09 - How understanding incentives can make us better investors. 36:53 - Why we should ignore Buffett’s advice of buying businesses so great that an idiot can run it. 46:33 - How Joseph developed his own investment approach after working under two investment legends at Fidelity. 51:56 - Why Joseph believes that quality investing is the best approach to match his investment objectives and temperament. 58:33 - Why growth in free cash flow per share is Joseph’s number one focus as an investor. 1:00:28 - An update on a few of Joseph’s portfolio holdings Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Join the exclusive TIP Mastermind Community to engage in meaningful stock investing discussions with Stig, Clay, Kyle, and the other community members. Learn more about the TCW New America Fund. Check out Buffett’s 1996 Shareholder Letter. Book Mentioned: What I Learned About Investing from Darwin by Pulak Prasad. Book Mentioned: Big Money Thinks Small by Joel Tillinghast. Episode Mentioned: RWH017: Fidelity Legend w/ Joel Tillinghast | YouTube Video. Follow Joseph on LinkedIn.  Follow Clay on Twitter.  Check out all the books mentioned and discussed in our podcast episodes here. Enjoy ad-free episodes when you subscribe to our Premium Feed. NEW TO THE SHOW? Follow our official social media accounts: X (Twitter) | LinkedIn | Instagram | Facebook | TikTok. Check out our We Study Billionaires Starter Packs. Browse through all our episodes (complete with transcripts) here. Try our tool for picking stock winners and managing our portfolios: TIP Finance Tool. Enjoy exclusive perks from our favorite Apps and Services. Stay up-to-date on financial markets and investing strategies through our daily newsletter, We Study Markets. Learn how to better start, manage, and grow your business with the best business podcasts. SPONSORS Support our free podcast by supporting our sponsors: River Toyota TurboTax Fidelity Monarch Money Meyka Simon & Schuster CI Financial Vacasa Long Angle Fundrise iFlex Stretch Studios American Express Shopify HELP US OUT! Help us reach new listeners by leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts! It takes less than 30 seconds, and really helps our show grow, which allows us to bring on even better guests for you all! Thank you – we really appreciate it! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm

    BTC177: The Future of Bitcoin Borrowing and Lending w/ Max Kei (Bitcoin Podcast)

    BTC177: The Future of Bitcoin Borrowing and Lending w/ Max Kei (Bitcoin Podcast)
    In this episode, Max Kei from Hodl Hodl and Debifi, explores the future of Bitcoin lending and borrowing. From industry insights to Debifi's innovative approach, discover the benefits of Bitcoin collateral, multisig security, and fiat loan expansion. Gain valuable perspectives on navigating risks and seizing opportunities in decentralized finance. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 01:48 - Insights into the evolution of Bitcoin borrowing and lending platforms. 01:48 - Understanding the importance of peer-to-peer fully collateralized lending in the cryptocurrency space. 13:56 - Exploration of the risks and benefits associated with borrowing and lending using Bitcoin as collateral. 28:18 - Overview of Debifi's approach to decentralized lending and its unique features. 31:05 - Explanation of the concept of "super collateral" and its significance in Bitcoin lending practices. 31:05 - Understanding how multisig solutions enhance security in Bitcoin lending and borrowing. 55:02 - Preview of the expansion of fiat loans on Debifi and its implications for users. 59:25 - Insights into the potential benefits for users when utilizing a decentralized lending model. Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Max's Twitter Account. Link to Debifi. Link to Hodl Hodl. Check out all the books mentioned and discussed in our podcast episodes here. Enjoy ad-free episodes when you subscribe to our Premium Feed. NEW TO THE SHOW? Follow our official social media accounts: X (Twitter) | LinkedIn | | Instagram | Facebook | TikTok. Check out our Bitcoin Fundamentals Starter Packs. Browse through all our episodes (complete with transcripts) here. Try our tool for picking stock winners and managing our portfolios: TIP Finance Tool. Enjoy exclusive perks from our favorite Apps and Services. Stay up-to-date on financial markets and investing strategies through our daily newsletter, We Study Markets. Learn how to better start, manage, and grow your business with the best business podcasts. SPONSORS Support our free podcast by supporting our sponsors: River Toyota TurboTax Fidelity Monarch Money Meyka Simon & Schuster CI Financial Vacasa Long Angle Fundrise iFlex Stretch Studios American Express Shopify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm

    TIP621: Warren Buffett’s Wisdom: The Power Of Corporate Governance with Lawrence Cunningham

    TIP621: Warren Buffett’s Wisdom: The Power Of Corporate Governance with Lawrence Cunningham
    Kyle Grieve chats with Lawrence Cunningham about Lawrence’s fascination with Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway, why corporate governance is so crucial for shareholders to understand, the power of transparency, accountability, and ethical decision-making, how Warren Buffett created his shareholder letters to create a competitive advantage, a list of some incredible businesses to research to understand best top-notch corporate governance, the makeup of a successful incentive program and a whole lot more! Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 02:02 - How corporate governance protects shareholders. 06:53 - Why Warren Buffett has created a competitive advantage by writing his shareholder letters the way he does. 09:54 - A few businesses that have excellent corporate governance that investors should research. 13:35 - Lessons from Charlie Munger and Philip Fisher that helped Warren better understand quality. 29:39 - How Warren's alignment with shareholders is such a competitive advantage. 30:07 - Why Berkshire is such an attractive buyer compared to alternatives. 33:04 - A breakdown of some simple and complicated investments Warren has made using the 1-foot and 7-foot hurdle analogy. 40:41 - The ABCs of capital allocation and why all board members should understand them deeply. 46:27 - How Warren tracks intrinsic value for different business models and why you should utilize multiple tools. 56:32 - Why it's so hard for most companies to have shareholder-friendly incentive programs. And so much more! BOOKS AND RESOURCES Join the exclusive TIP Mastermind Community to engage in meaningful stock investing discussions with Stig, Clay, Kyle, and the other community members. Buy The Essays Of Warren Buffett: Lessons For Corporate America here. Buy Dear Shareholder: The best executive letters from Warren Buffett, Prem Watsa and other great CEOs here. Check out Lawrence’s other books here. Related Episode: MI305: Exploring The DNA of Quality Businesses w/ Lawrence Cunningham | YouTube Video. Related Episode: TIP330: Warren Buffett w/ Lawrence Cunningham | YouTube Video. Learn more about the Berkshire Summit by clicking here or emailing Clay at clay@theinvestorspodcast.com. Follow Kyle on Twitter and LinkedIn. Check out all the books mentioned and discussed in our podcast episodes here. Enjoy ad-free episodes when you subscribe to our Premium Feed. NEW TO THE SHOW? Follow our official social media accounts: X (Twitter) | LinkedIn | Instagram | Facebook | TikTok. Check out our We Study Billionaires Starter Packs. Browse through all our episodes (complete with transcripts) here. Try our tool for picking stock winners and managing our portfolios: TIP Finance Tool. Enjoy exclusive perks from our favorite Apps and Services. Stay up-to-date on financial markets and investing strategies through our daily newsletter, We Study Markets. Learn how to better start, manage, and grow your business with the best business podcasts. SPONSORS Support our free podcast by supporting our sponsors: River Toyota TurboTax Fidelity Meyka NDTCO Fundrise iFlex Stretch Studios Public NerdWallet American Express Shopify NetSuite HELP US OUT! Help us reach new listeners by leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts! It takes less than 30 seconds, and really helps our show grow, which allows us to bring on even better guests for you all! Thank you – we really appreciate it! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm

    TIP620: The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham

    TIP620: The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham
    On today’s episode, Clay shares his lessons from reading The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham. Benjamin Graham was a renowned value investor, lecturer, financial securities researcher, and mentor to billionaire investor Warren Buffett. Graham is widely regarded as the father of value investing. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 01:11 - Who Benjamin Graham was. 06:16 - How the intelligent investor seeks to capitalize on market fluctuations. 16:17 - The Intelligent Investor’s biggest advantage in the markets. 30:47 - The concept of the Margin of Safety. 34:55 - Benjamin Graham’s investment principles. 37:54 - A case study of Mr. Market’s mood swings in the 1999-2000 tech bubble. And so much more!  Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Join the exclusive TIP Mastermind Community to engage in meaningful stock investing discussions with Stig, Clay, Kyle, and the other community members. Episode Mentioned: RHW004: Intelligent Investing w/ Jason Zweig | YouTube Video. Episode Mentioned: TIP597: Darwin's Investing Lessons w/ Kyle Grieve | YouTube Video. Benjamin Graham’s book: The Intelligent Investor. Follow Clay on Twitter.  Check out all the books mentioned and discussed in our podcast episodes here. Enjoy ad-free episodes when you subscribe to our Premium Feed. NEW TO THE SHOW? Follow our official social media accounts: X (Twitter) | LinkedIn | Instagram | Facebook | TikTok. Check out our We Study Billionaires Starter Packs. Browse through all our episodes (complete with transcripts) here. Try our tool for picking stock winners and managing our portfolios: TIP Finance Tool. Enjoy exclusive perks from our favorite Apps and Services. Stay up-to-date on financial markets and investing strategies through our daily newsletter, We Study Markets. Learn how to better start, manage, and grow your business with the best business podcasts. SPONSORS Support our free podcast by supporting our sponsors: River Toyota TurboTax Fidelity Meyka NDTCO Fundrise iFlex Stretch Studios Public NerdWallet American Express Shopify NetSuite HELP US OUT! Help us reach new listeners by leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts! It takes less than 30 seconds, and really helps our show grow, which allows us to bring on even better guests for you all! Thank you – we really appreciate it! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm

    BTC176: Bitcoin and Traditional Finance in 2024 w/ Jim Crider (Bitcoin Podcast)

    BTC176: Bitcoin and Traditional Finance in 2024 w/ Jim Crider (Bitcoin Podcast)
    Jim Crider explores Bitcoin's impact on culture, future financial strategies, and the essence of money, highlighting its role in investment vs. speculative cycles, and ETF strategies. He also addresses financial planning with Bitcoin for different life stages, emphasizing the importance of understanding money beyond its face value. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 01:29 - The key aspects of Bitcoin that most people overlook and why they're crucial for understanding its value. 12:38 - How to educate clients on the true essence of money, combining its technical definition with its value-based aspects. 17:04 - How Bitcoin is expected to influence cultural and societal norms in the next two decades. 32:41 - Financial planning opportunities with Bitcoin for young families and retirees, highlighting commonly overlooked advantages. 36:57 - Strategies for integrating Bitcoin into fixed income portfolios to prepare for future financial shifts. 58:04 - The distinction between speculative and investment cycles in the context of Bitcoin and broader financial markets. 01:06:03 - The differences and benefits of in-kind versus cash creation in ETFs, and the implications for investors. Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Jim Crider's Twitter. Jim Crider’s Financial Advisory firm: Intentional Living. Check out all the books mentioned and discussed in our podcast episodes here. Enjoy ad-free episodes when you subscribe to our Premium Feed. NEW TO THE SHOW? Follow our official social media accounts: X (Twitter) | LinkedIn | | Instagram | Facebook | TikTok. Check out our Bitcoin Fundamentals Starter Packs. Browse through all our episodes (complete with transcripts) here. Try our tool for picking stock winners and managing our portfolios: TIP Finance Tool. Enjoy exclusive perks from our favorite Apps and Services. Stay up-to-date on financial markets and investing strategies through our daily newsletter, We Study Markets. Learn how to better start, manage, and grow your business with the best business podcasts. SPONSORS Support our free podcast by supporting our sponsors: River Toyota TurboTax Fidelity Meyka NDTCO Fundrise iFlex Stretch Studios Public NerdWallet American Express Shopify NetSuite Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm

    TIP619: The Cable Cowboy: John Malone w/ Kyle Grieve

    TIP619: The Cable Cowboy: John Malone w/ Kyle Grieve
    In today’s episode, Kyle Grieve discusses the book Cable Cowboy: John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business. He covers why and how John Malone was such a prodigious creator of value, how he aligned himself with shareholders, how he helped build his monopoly-like business, TCI, how he dealt with competitors and regulators, why he trained Wall Street to see value differently, why Malone despised paying taxes, how Malone engineered deals to enrich himself and shareholder simultaneously, and much more! IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 07:41 - Why John Malone chose to work for TCI at a significant discount 09:52 - How Malone kept costs down to maximize cash flow 16:24 - How John Malone used his knowledge of scale and leverage to build TCI 19:08 - How John created his accounting terms to best display TCI's abilities to create value 27:57 - How Malone used his scale advantages to secure better rates from programmers 36:34 - The monopoly-like power that TCI could yield that featured its bargaining power 38:17 - How Malone created life-changing wealth for himself from the Liberty Media spin-off 42:54 - Why John invented the 500-channel offering and how it protected the cable industry 45:51 - Malone's tactics to try and divert attention away from TCI's monopoly-like power 50:58 - How John Malone quickly improved TCI's financial statements through industry consolidation Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Join the exclusive TIP Mastermind Community to engage in meaningful stock investing discussions with Stig, Clay, Kyle, and the other community members. Get Cable Cowboy here Learn more about the Berkshire Summit by clicking here or emailing Clay at clay@theinvestorspodcast.com Follow Kyle on Twitter and LinkedIn Check out all the books mentioned and discussed in our podcast episodes here. Enjoy ad-free episodes when you subscribe to our Premium Feed. NEW TO THE SHOW? Follow our official social media accounts: X (Twitter) | LinkedIn | Instagram | Facebook | TikTok. Check out our We Study Billionaires Starter Packs. Browse through all our episodes (complete with transcripts) here. Try our tool for picking stock winners and managing our portfolios: TIP Finance Tool. Enjoy exclusive perks from our favorite Apps and Services. Stay up-to-date on financial markets and investing strategies through our daily newsletter, We Study Markets. Learn how to better start, manage, and grow your business with the best business podcasts. SPONSORS Support our free podcast by supporting our sponsors: River Toyota TurboTax Fidelity Meyka NDTCO Fundrise iFlex Stretch Studios Public NerdWallet American Express Shopify NetSuite HELP US OUT! Help us reach new listeners by leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts! It takes less than 30 seconds, and really helps our show grow, which allows us to bring on even better guests for you all! Thank you – we really appreciate it! Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm

    TIP618: Stig's Portfolio Performance since 2014 w/ Stig Brodersen & Clay Finck

    TIP618: Stig's Portfolio Performance since 2014 w/ Stig Brodersen & Clay Finck
    On today’s episode, Clay and Stig discuss the performance of Stig’s portfolio over the past 10 years and what he has learned from managing his portfolio over that time. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 02:02 - How Stig’s portfolio has performed over the past 10 years. 06:29 - Why Stig invested with Mohnish Pabrai. 28:32 - How private investments fit into Stig’s portfolio. 33:53 - Stig’s biggest investment mistakes. 40:17 - Why investing in Alibaba was a mistake. 46:21 - Stig’s biggest winners. 58:32 - How his approach has changed over the years. 1:08:46 - Whether TIP will ever launch a fund. Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Join the exclusive TIP Mastermind Community to engage in meaningful stock investing discussions with Stig, Clay, Kyle, and the other community members. Stig’s blog post on his portfolio and track record since 2014. Learn more about The Berkshire Summit. Track your portfolio with Sharesight. William’s book: Richer, Wiser, Happier. Episode Mentioned: TIP442: Investing in Stocks w/ Mohnish Pabrai | YouTube Video. Episode Mentioned: TIP606: Multi-Bagger First Principles w/ Ian Cassel | YouTube Video. Follow Clay on Twitter. Check out all the books mentioned and discussed in our podcast episodes here. Enjoy ad-free episodes when you subscribe to our Premium Feed. NEW TO THE SHOW? Follow our official social media accounts: X (Twitter) | LinkedIn | Instagram | Facebook | TikTok. Check out our We Study Billionaires Starter Packs. Browse through all our episodes (complete with transcripts) here. Try our tool for picking stock winners and managing our portfolios: TIP Finance Tool. Enjoy exclusive perks from our favorite Apps and Services. Stay up-to-date on financial markets and investing strategies through our daily newsletter, We Study Markets. Learn how to better start, manage, and grow your business with the best business podcasts. SPONSORS Support our free podcast by supporting our sponsors: River Toyota TurboTax Fidelity Meyka NDTCO Fundrise iFlex Stretch Studios Public NerdWallet American Express Shopify NetSuite HELP US OUT! Help us reach new listeners by leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts! It takes less than 30 seconds, and really helps our show grow, which allows us to bring on even better guests for you all! Thank you – we really appreciate it! Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm

    BTC175: MicroStrategy Deep Dive w/ Jeff Walton (Bitcoin Podcast)

    BTC175: MicroStrategy Deep Dive w/ Jeff Walton (Bitcoin Podcast)
    Today's Bitcoin Fundamentals features Jeff Walton discussing MicroStrategy's finance strategies, including valuation and leveraging Bitcoin. We examine price actions, trading methods, and the impact of traditional finance on BTC futures, offering insights into the intersection of enterprise software and financial engineering. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 01:41 - The role of MicroStrategy in modern financial strategies. 07:41 - Game theory principles applied to market structure and investor behavior. 16:18 - How Jeff Walton evaluates MicroStrategy's valuation. 16:18 - Insights into leveraging Bitcoin as collateral in finance. 16:18 - The potential of enterprise software in financial engineering. 32:58 - The differences between trading strategies and investment philosophies. 50:45 - The dynamics behind the price action of MicroStrategy's stock. 56:02 - Understanding short squeezes and their impact on valuation. Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Jeff Walton's Twitter. Check out all the books mentioned and discussed in our podcast episodes here. Enjoy ad-free episodes when you subscribe to our Premium Feed. NEW TO THE SHOW? Follow our official social media accounts: X (Twitter) | LinkedIn | | Instagram | Facebook | TikTok. Check out our Bitcoin Fundamentals Starter Packs. Browse through all our episodes (complete with transcripts) here. Try our tool for picking stock winners and managing our portfolios: TIP Finance Tool. Enjoy exclusive perks from our favorite Apps and Services. Stay up-to-date on financial markets and investing strategies through our daily newsletter, We Study Markets. Learn how to better start, manage, and grow your business with the best business podcasts. SPONSORS Support our free podcast by supporting our sponsors: River Toyota TurboTax Fidelity Meyka NDTCO Fundrise iFlex Stretch Studios Public NerdWallet American Express Shopify NetSuite Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm

    TIP617: Improve Your Investing Operating System w/ Vitaliy Katsenelson

    TIP617: Improve Your Investing Operating System w/ Vitaliy Katsenelson
    Kyle Grieve chats with Vitaliy Katsenelson about why we should align ourselves with what we love doing, how stoicism has helped Vitaliy deal with the volatility of negative emotions in the market and life, Vitaliy’s four favorite stoic tools, how to engineer our environments to improve our decision making and decrease costly mistakes, how we can utilize specific modes of communication to foster the learning process, why we should concern ourselves more with the truth and less on being right, how the markets have developed in the last decade pertaining to sideways markets, and a whole lot more! IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 02:04 - What soul in the game is and why it's so important to understand it if you want to truly excel at investing and other passions. 07:36 - Why meditation is such a powerful tool to help improve stress. 13:40 - How Vitaliy prioritizes areas of his life to ensure he's spending the right amount of time on high-priority areas. 19:13 - How stoicism has helped Vitaliy remove the volatility of negative emotion in the market and life. 20:13 - How investors can utilize the dichotomy of control to navigate volatile markets better. 20:13 - Simple negative visualizations to use on individual stocks and your portfolio to improve decision-making. 36:43 - Why toxic environments can influence us to live by other people's values. 40:30 - Why specific tasks should be delegated so you are focused only on creating value. 48:16 - Why our modes of communication can limit or expedite our abilities to improve and learn. 48:25 - The importance of discovering the truth for successful investing. And so much more! Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Join the exclusive TIP Mastermind Community to engage in meaningful stock investing discussions with Stig, Clay, Kyle, and the other community members. Buy Soul In The Game here. Buy The Little Book Of Sideways markets here. Read Vitaliy’s articles here. Check out Vitaliy’s fund, IMA, here. Learn more about the Berkshire Summit by clicking here or emailing Clay at clay@theinvestorspodcast.com. Follow Kyle on Twitter and LinkedIn. Check out all the books mentioned and discussed in our podcast episodes here. Enjoy ad-free episodes when you subscribe to our Premium Feed. NEW TO THE SHOW? Follow our official social media accounts: X (Twitter) | LinkedIn | Instagram | Facebook | TikTok. Check out our We Study Billionaires Starter Packs. Browse through all our episodes (complete with transcripts) here. Try our tool for picking stock winners and managing our portfolios: TIP Finance Tool. Enjoy exclusive perks from our favorite Apps and Services. Stay up-to-date on financial markets and investing strategies through our daily newsletter, We Study Markets. Learn how to better start, manage, and grow your business with the best business podcasts. SPONSORS Support our free podcast by supporting our sponsors: River Toyota TurboTax Fidelity Meyka NDTCO Fundrise iFlex Stretch Studios Public NerdWallet American Express Shopify NetSuite HELP US OUT! Help us reach new listeners by leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts! It takes less than 30 seconds, and really helps our show grow, which allows us to bring on even better guests for you all! Thank you – we really appreciate it! Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm

    TIP616: The Godfather of Influence w/ Dr. Robert Cialdini

    TIP616: The Godfather of Influence w/ Dr. Robert Cialdini
    On today’s episode, Clay is joined by Dr. Robert Cialdini to discuss Charlie Munger’s favorite book – Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion. Dr. Cialdini is a New York Times Best Selling Author of Influence and Pre-Suasion. He is also CEO and President of Influence at Work where they focus on ethical training, corporate keynote program, and the Cialdini Method Certified Trainer program. He received his PhD from the University of North Carolina and post-doctoral from Columbia University. In acknowledgment of his outstanding research achievements and contributions in behavioral science, he is frequently regarded as the “Godfather of Influence.” IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 01:53 - The story of what led Charlie Munger to give a Berkshire A share to Dr. Cialdini. 03:57 - How Buffett and Munger use reciprocity to enrich the world and themselves. 10:36 - What Cialdini learned in his personal interactions with Munger. 18:55 - How the commitment & consistency bias can affect us as investors. 23:04 - How we can utilize the principles of Influence in an honest and ethical way. 26:28 - Why trust is at the foundation of all great business relationships. 40:23 - Why the principle of scarcity is so powerful even in a world full of abundance. 58:54 - How we can guard ourselves against the liking bias when assessing management. Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Join the exclusive TIP Mastermind Community to engage in meaningful stock investing discussions with Stig, Clay, Kyle, and the other community members. Check out Influence at Work & the Cialdini Institute. Dr. Cialdini’s books: Influence, Pre-Suasion, Yes!: 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive Related Episode: MI091: Warren Buffett’s #3 & Charlie Mungers #1 Business Book Of All-time w/ Robert Cialdini | YouTube Video Related Episode: TIP022: Influence – Robert Cialdini’s Psychology Of Persuasion w/ Preston & Stig | YouTube Video Follow Robert on Twitter. Follow Clay on Twitter. Check out all the books mentioned and discussed in our podcast episodes here. NEW TO THE SHOW? Follow our official social media accounts: X (Twitter) | LinkedIn | Instagram | Facebook | TikTok. Check out our We Study Billionaires Starter Packs. Browse through all our episodes (complete with transcripts) here. Try our tool for picking stock winners and managing our portfolios: TIP Finance Tool. Enjoy exclusive perks from our favorite Apps and Services. Stay up-to-date on financial markets and investing strategies through our daily newsletter, We Study Markets. Learn how to better start, manage, and grow your business with the best business podcasts. SPONSORS Support our free podcast by supporting our sponsors: River Toyota TurboTax Fidelity Meyka NDTCO Fundrise iFlex Stretch Studios Public NerdWallet American Express Shopify NetSuite HELP US OUT! Help us reach new listeners by leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts! It takes less than 30 seconds, and really helps our show grow, which allows us to bring on even better guests for you all! Thank you – we really appreciate it! Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm

    BTC174: Is Bitcoin Property, Currency, or Both? w/ Parker Lewis & Will Cole (Bitcoin Podcast)

    BTC174: Is Bitcoin Property, Currency, or Both? w/ Parker Lewis & Will Cole (Bitcoin Podcast)
    Join us as Parker Lewis & Will Cole delve into Bitcoin's role as property or currency, discuss Bill Ackman's views and Saylor's latest buy. We explore Bitcoin payments, the impact of high rates, and the future of digital authentication. This episode is packed with insights on the evolving cryptocurrency landscape and its broader economic implications. Tune in for a deep dive into the forefront of digital assets. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 11:03 - Bill Ackman's prediction on Bitcoin's cycle and its implications on the economy. 26:26 - Michael Saylor's strategic acquisition of an additional 12,000 BTC for MicroStrategy. 27:12 - The debate on whether Bitcoin should be considered digital property or a currency. 38:50 - The potential of Bitcoin payments and the innovative approach of Zaprite. 38:50 - Integration of fiat payments in the Bitcoin ecosystem, including the use of stablecoins and traditional currencies. 51:28 - The feasibility and implications of receiving lightning payments through a Tor-enabled node. 51:28 - The challenge of authentication in the digital age, especially in the context of AI and the potential for misinformation. 01:02:32 - A discussion on global policy trends and competition in the digital asset space, highlighting the strategic importance of cryptocurrency. Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Checkout Parker and Will’s company ZapRite. Parker’s recent book: Gradually, Then Suddenly. Related Episode: Listen to BTC156: Bitcoin is Not A Hedge w/ Parker Lewis, or watch the video. Related Episode: Listen to BTC092: Bitcoin Energy & Custody w/ Parker Lewis & Will Cole, or watch the video. Check out all the books mentioned and discussed in our podcast episodes here. NEW TO THE SHOW? Follow our official social media accounts: X (Twitter) | LinkedIn | | Instagram | Facebook | TikTok. Check out our Bitcoin Fundamentals Starter Packs. Browse through all our episodes (complete with transcripts) here. Try our tool for picking stock winners and managing our portfolios: TIP Finance Tool. Enjoy exclusive perks from our favorite Apps and Services. Stay up-to-date on financial markets and investing strategies through our daily newsletter, We Study Markets. Learn how to better start, manage, and grow your business with the best business podcasts. SPONSORS Support our free podcast by supporting our sponsors: River Toyota TurboTax Fidelity Meyka NDTCO Fundrise iFlex Stretch Studios Public NerdWallet American Express Shopify NetSuite Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm

    RWH043: Survive & Thrive w/ Guy Spier: Part 2

    RWH043: Survive & Thrive w/ Guy Spier: Part 2
    In this episode, William Green chats with renowned hedge fund manager Guy Spier, who has run the Aquamarine Fund since 1997. This conversation has been split into two episodes. Here, in Part 2, Guy shares insights on how to succeed over the long run by avoiding dumb investment behavior, building the right relationships, and recognizing our weaknesses. This is an unusually candid conversation between William & Guy—old friends who collaborated on Guy’s classic book, “The Education of a Value Investor.” IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 01:36 - What dumb investment behavior Guy Spier strives to avoid 05:12 - What type of companies he shuns 07:05 - Why good relationships are a key to financial & personal success 07:25 - Why we should be especially wary of leverage 15:46 - Why it’s vital to find “friends along the path” who support us emotionally 29:34 - Why it’s helpful to shine a light on our own weaknesses 41:18 - How he handles painful, contentious conversations 51:24 - How to engage with people whose beliefs & experiences differ from ours 1:07:05 - What role money does—or doesn’t—play in a rich & meaningful life 1:11:11 - What Guy learned from Warren Buffett’s exercise of writing your own obituary 1:31:39 - How reading great literature can make you wiser & happier Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Related Episode: William Green’s 2023 interview with Guy Spier | YouTube Video. Related Episode: William Green’s 2022 interview with Guy Spier | YouTube Video. Related Episode: William Green’s interview with Daniel Goleman & Tsoknyi Rinpoche | YouTube Video. Related Episode: William Green’s interview with Chris Davis | YouTube Video. The Dishcast podcast with David Brooks on “Transcending Hate & Loneliness”. Daniel Siegel’s book “The Developing Mind”. Harville Hendrix’s book “Doing Imago Relationship Therapy in the Space-Between”. Marcel Proust’s book “In Search of Lost Time”. Guy Spier’s book, “The Education of a Value Investor" – read reviews of the book. Subscribe to Guy Spier’s free newsletter. Guy Spier’s podcast and website. Guy Spier interviews William Green about his book, “Richer, Wiser, Happier”.  William Green’s book, “Richer, Wiser, Happier” – read the reviews of this book. Follow William Green on X (AKA Twitter). Check out all the books mentioned and discussed in our podcast episodes here. NEW TO THE SHOW? Follow our official social media accounts: X (Twitter) | LinkedIn | | Instagram | Facebook | TikTok. Browse through all our episodes (complete with transcripts) here. Try our tool for picking stock winners and managing our portfolios: TIP Finance Tool. Enjoy exclusive perks from our favorite Apps and Services. Stay up-to-date on financial markets and investing strategies through our daily newsletter, We Study Markets. Learn how to better start, manage, and grow your business with the best business podcasts.  SPONSORS Support our free podcast by supporting our sponsors: River Toyota Wise NetSuite Fidelity TurboTax NDTCO Linkedin Marketing Solutions Fundrise Vacasa NerdWallet Babbel Shopify HELP US OUT! Help us reach new listeners by leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts! It takes less than 30 seconds, and really helps our show grow, which allows us to bring on even better guests for you all! Thank you – we really appreciate it! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm

    RWH042: Survive & Thrive w/ Guy Spier: Part 1

    RWH042: Survive & Thrive w/ Guy Spier: Part 1
    In this episode, William Green chats with renowned hedge fund manager Guy Spier, who has run the Aquamarine Fund since 1997. This conversation has been split into two episodes. Here, in Part 1, Guy discusses the art of compounding wealth over decades, drawing on lessons he’s learned from Warren Buffett, downhill ski racers, & his own mistakes. This is an unusually candid conversation between William & Guy—old friends who collaborated on Guy’s classic book, “The Education of a Value Investor.” IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 04:07 - Why it’s so intense for Guy Spier & William Green to collaborate 10:19 - How telling the truth changed Guy’s life 17:53 - Why the Global Financial Crisis terrified him 24:52 - Why it’s hard to invest rationally in the real world of chaos & confusion 29:25 - How Guy deals with his emotions when making investment decisions 35:03 - Why his default position is to hold his stocks indefinitely & resist meddling 38:48 - Why he didn’t sell his stake in Alibaba 42:01 - Why he’s pleased with & disappointed by his investment returns 46:32 - Why his mission is long-term compounding without catastrophe 55:06 - What Guy learned from investing in a company that went bankrupt 57:57 - What the fastest skiers can teach us about success & survival 1:00:02 - How excessive risk destroyed a fund manager he once knew 1:04:13 - What we can learn from Warren Buffett about financial resilience Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Related Episode: William Green’s 2023 interview with Guy Spier | YouTube Video. Related Episode: William Green’s 2022 interview with Guy Spier | YouTube Video. Guy Spier’s book, “The Education of a Value Investor" – read reviews of the book. Subscribe to Guy Spier’s free newsletter. Guy Spier’s podcast and website. Guy Spier interviews William Green about his book, “Richer, Wiser, Happier”. Read Gandhi: An Autobiography – The Story of My Experiments with Truth. Luca Dellanna's book, "Ergodicity". David Hawkins' book, “Power vs Force”. William Green’s book, “Richer, Wiser, Happier” – read the reviews of this book. Follow William Green on X (AKA Twitter). Check out all the books mentioned and discussed in our podcast episodes here. NEW TO THE SHOW? Follow our official social media accounts: X (Twitter) | LinkedIn | | Instagram | Facebook | TikTok. Browse through all our episodes (complete with transcripts) here. Try our tool for picking stock winners and managing our portfolios: TIP Finance Tool. Enjoy exclusive perks from our favorite Apps and Services. Stay up-to-date on financial markets and investing strategies through our daily newsletter, We Study Markets. Learn how to better start, manage, and grow your business with the best business podcasts.  SPONSORS Support our free podcast by supporting our sponsors: River Toyota Wise NetSuite Fidelity TurboTax NDTCO Linkedin Marketing Solutions Fundrise Vacasa NerdWallet Babbel Shopify HELP US OUT! Help us reach new listeners by leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts! It takes less than 30 seconds, and really helps our show grow, which allows us to bring on even better guests for you all! Thank you – we really appreciate it! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm

    TIP615: Current Market Conditions w/ Richard Duncan

    TIP615: Current Market Conditions w/ Richard Duncan
    On today’s episode, Clay is joined by Richard Duncan to discuss current market conditions, whether we’ll see a recession in 2024, the potential for interest rate cuts, and more. Richard Duncan is the author of The Money Revolution: How To Finance The Next American Century. Since beginning his career as an equities analyst in Hong Kong in 1986, Richard has served as global head of investment strategy at ABN AMRO Asset Management in London, worked as a financial sector specialist for the World Bank in Washington D.C., and headed equity research departments for James Capel Securities and Salomon Brothers in Bangkok. He also worked as a consultant for the IMF in Thailand during the Asia Crisis.   Since 2013, Richard has published Macro Watch, a video newsletter that analyzes the forces driving the economy and the financial markets in the 21st Century. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 01:47 - How our modern-day economy is structured with the US dropping the gold standard in 1971. 10:29 - Why our economy requires perpetual credit expansion. 17:46 - How the credit environment has developed since 2020. 26:11 - What a recession is and what the implications of a recession are. 29:47 - Why Richard foresees a recession in 2024. 31:55 - The primary drivers of credit growth. 43:26 - Why we’ll likely see interest rate cuts in 2024. 53:03 - The drawbacks of our modern-day economy. 60:00 - Indicators that investors need to monitor in today’s economy. 64:03 - Where the US is at in the AI race. Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Join the exclusive TIP Mastermind Community to engage in meaningful stock investing discussions with Stig, Clay, Kyle, and the other community members. Richard Duncan Website. Macro Watch Website. The Money Revolution Book. Related Episode: TIP488: Current Market Conditions w/ Richard Duncan | YouTube Video. Related Episode: TIP424: How to Finance the Next American Century w/ Richard Duncan | YouTube Video. Follow Richard on Twitter. Follow Clay on Twitter. Learn more about the Berkshire Summit by clicking here or emailing Clay at clay@theinvestorspodcast.com. Check out all the books mentioned and discussed in our podcast episodes here. NEW TO THE SHOW? Follow our official social media accounts: X (Twitter) | LinkedIn | Instagram | Facebook | TikTok. Check out our We Study Billionaires Starter Packs. Browse through all our episodes (complete with transcripts) here. Try our tool for picking stock winners and managing our portfolios: TIP Finance Tool. Enjoy exclusive perks from our favorite Apps and Services. Stay up-to-date on financial markets and investing strategies through our daily newsletter, We Study Markets. Learn how to better start, manage, and grow your business with the best business podcasts. SPONSORS Support our free podcast by supporting our sponsors: River Toyota TurboTax Fidelity Meyka NDTCO Fundrise iFlex Stretch Studios Public NerdWallet American Express Shopify NetSuite HELP US OUT! Help us reach new listeners by leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts! It takes less than 30 seconds, and really helps our show grow, which allows us to bring on even better guests for you all! Thank you – we really appreciate it! Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm

    BTC173: Bitcoin Energy Survey and the Speculative Attack w/ Pierre Rochard (Bitcoin Podcast)

    BTC173: Bitcoin Energy Survey and the Speculative Attack w/ Pierre Rochard (Bitcoin Podcast)
    In this episode, Bitcoin OG Pierre Rochard unpacks the Energy Information Survey's halt, its implications, and the mining community's legal victory. We delve into Pierre's thoughts on Senator Warren's initiative, the collective response, and future steps. The discussion also covers Texas' support, the impact of the upcoming halving event, and Pierre's insights on the Bitcoin 'speculative attack'. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 01:15 - The background and implications of the DOE's halted energy survey on Bitcoin mining. 04:04 - Pierre Rochard's perspective on Senator Elizabeth Warren's initiative to track power consumption by miners. 15:14 - The collective response of the Bitcoin mining community to regulatory challenges. 15:14 - Details of the legal victory that temporarily stopped the DOE's data collection efforts. 15:14 - How this legal battle might set a precedent for future regulatory attempts on Bitcoin mining. 33:09 - The role of Texas in supporting the cryptocurrency industry against regulatory pressures. 39:43 - Pierre's concept of the "speculative attack" and its relevance to Bitcoin's future. 56:50 - Insights into the upcoming Bitcoin halving event and its potential impact on the mining community. Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Pierre Rochard's Twitter. Riot Platforms' Twitter. Related Episode: Listen to BTC124: Bitcoin is a Strategic National Necessity w/ Pierre Rochard, or watch the video. Related Episode: Listen to BTC116: Bitcoin Ordinals and NFTs on Layer 1 Bitcoin w/ Pierre Rochard, or watch the video. Check out all the books mentioned and discussed in our podcast episodes here. NEW TO THE SHOW? Follow our official social media accounts: X (Twitter) | LinkedIn | | Instagram | Facebook | TikTok. Check out our Bitcoin Fundamentals Starter Packs. Browse through all our episodes (complete with transcripts) here. Try our tool for picking stock winners and managing our portfolios: TIP Finance Tool. Enjoy exclusive perks from our favorite Apps and Services. Stay up-to-date on financial markets and investing strategies through our daily newsletter, We Study Markets. Learn how to better start, manage, and grow your business with the best business podcasts. SPONSORS Support our free podcast by supporting our sponsors: River Toyota TurboTax Fidelity Meyka NDTCO Fundrise iFlex Stretch Studios Public NerdWallet American Express Shopify NetSuite Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm

    TIP614: Investing Guardrails: Avoiding Common Mistakes w/ Kyle Grieve and Clay Finck

    TIP614: Investing Guardrails: Avoiding Common Mistakes w/ Kyle Grieve and Clay Finck
    Kyle Grieve and co-host Clay Finck dive deep into how human psychology impacts your investment decisions, why even the best investors fall victim to their own biases, strategies to mitigate common mistakes, how to deal with market timing, leverage, and speculation, why you should focus your time on improving patience, simplifying things, and understanding value, how you can recognize the biases of the market by understanding market cycles, why you should prioritize temperament over intellect, the importance of long-term results over quick gains, and a whole lot more! IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 02:39 - Why greed makes us feel smart. 03:03 - How fear causes us to make poor decisions. 05:25 - The case study of Stanley Druckenmiller and how greed can affect even the smartest among us. 10:14 - How we can succeed in investing without having to predict macroeconomic trends. 11:38 - How we can track our emotions to make better decisions. 14:48 - The follies of trying to time the market. 14:48 - The downside of timing the market. 15:27 - Why we shouldn’t rely on luck to consistently generate returns. 17:21 - Why Warren Buffett would make any changes to his investing even if he knew what the FED was going to do in the next twelve months. 23:09 - Why leverage should be avoided in the stock market. And so much more! Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Join the exclusive TIP Mastermind Community to engage in meaningful stock investing discussions with Stig, Clay, Kyle, and the other community members. Related Episode: TIP604: Best Quality Idea Q1 2024 w/ Clay Finck & Kyle Grieve | YouTube Video. Related Episode: TIP587: Dino Polska: A Polish Compounder w/ Clay Finck & Kyle Grieve | YouTube Video. Learn more about the Berkshire Summit by clicking here or emailing Clay at clay@theinvestorspodcast.com. Follow Kyle on Twitter and LinkedIn. Check out all the books mentioned and discussed in our podcast episodes here. NEW TO THE SHOW? Follow our official social media accounts: X (Twitter) | LinkedIn | Instagram | Facebook | TikTok. Check out our We Study Billionaires Starter Packs. Browse through all our episodes (complete with transcripts) here. Try our tool for picking stock winners and managing our portfolios: TIP Finance Tool. Enjoy exclusive perks from our favorite Apps and Services. Stay up-to-date on financial markets and investing strategies through our daily newsletter, We Study Markets. Learn how to better start, manage, and grow your business with the best business podcasts. SPONSORS Support our free podcast by supporting our sponsors: River Toyota TurboTax Fidelity Meyka NDTCO Fundrise iFlex Stretch Studios Public NerdWallet American Express Shopify NetSuite HELP US OUT! Help us reach new listeners by leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts! It takes less than 30 seconds, and really helps our show grow, which allows us to bring on even better guests for you all! Thank you – we really appreciate it! Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm

    TIP613: Stock Market Basics & Financial Independence w/ Clay Finck & Kyle Grieve

    TIP613: Stock Market Basics & Financial Independence w/ Clay Finck & Kyle Grieve
    On today’s episode, Clay Finck and Kyle Grieve share why they are so passionate about investing in stocks and why they utilize the stock market to help them achieve financial independence. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 02:41 - How real-life examples of compounding have influenced Clay & Kyle 11:33 - How the stock market has compounded in the US since the 1950s. 20:50 - Why Clay and Kyle set the financial goal of becoming financially independent. 28:42 - Why Kyle chose to utilize the stock market as his tool to achieving financial independence. 36:44 - How an investor knows when they are ready to start investing in individual companies. 41:24 - How to quickly disqualify an investment. 43:44 - The best metric to filter on business quality. 72:27 - The edge that individual investors can have in picking stocks. 81:03 - Our favorite investing books. Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Join the exclusive TIP Mastermind Community to engage in meaningful stock investing discussions with Stig, Clay, Kyle, and the other community members. Books mentioned: The Millionaire Next Door, 100 Baggers, The Psychology of Money, The Simple Path to Wealth, The Joys of Compounding, What I Learned About Investing From Darwin, Richer, Wiser, Happier, Invested, The Most Important Thing, The Warren Buffett Portfolio Check out Finchat. Episode Mentioned: TIP602: Same as Ever w/ Morgan Housel | YouTube Video. Related Episode: TIP604: Best Quality Idea Q1 2024 w/ Clay Finck & Kyle Grieve | YouTube Video. Learn more about the Berkshire Summit by clicking here or emailing Clay at clay@theinvestorspodcast.com. Follow Kyle on Twitter and LinkedIn. Follow Clay on Twitter and LinkedIn. Check out all the books mentioned and discussed in our podcast episodes here. NEW TO THE SHOW? Follow our official social media accounts: X (Twitter) | LinkedIn | Instagram | Facebook | TikTok. Check out our We Study Billionaires Starter Packs. Browse through all our episodes (complete with transcripts) here. Try our tool for picking stock winners and managing our portfolios: TIP Finance Tool. Enjoy exclusive perks from our favorite Apps and Services. Stay up-to-date on financial markets and investing strategies through our daily newsletter, We Study Markets. Learn how to better start, manage, and grow your business with the best business podcasts. SPONSORS Support our free podcast by supporting our sponsors: River Toyota TurboTax Fidelity Meyka NDTCO Fundrise iFlex Stretch Studios Public NerdWallet American Express Shopify NetSuite HELP US OUT! Help us reach new listeners by leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts! It takes less than 30 seconds, and really helps our show grow, which allows us to bring on even better guests for you all! Thank you – we really appreciate it! Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm

    BTC172: Macro Outlook Q1 2024 w/ Luke Gromen (Bitcoin Podcast)

    BTC172: Macro Outlook Q1 2024 w/ Luke Gromen (Bitcoin Podcast)
    In this episode, Luke Gromen navigates through Berkshire's $167.6B cash, his 2023 market optimism, US liquidity measures, and escalating real estate loan concerns. He discusses inflation's return, unemployment trends, interest rates, and Bitcoin's impact on energy. The dialogue also touches on the Fed's control illusion, CEO stock sales, Bitcoin's fiscal role, auction failures, QE's return, and treasury yield trends, providing a rich macroeconomic overview amidst evolving market dynamics. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 01:05 - How Berkshire Hathaway's substantial cash reserve positions it in the current economic landscape. 08:13 - The pivotal factors that flipped Luke Gromen from a bearish to a bullish market stance in early 2023. 12:20 - The implications of re-accelerating supercore inflation on the economy and monetary policy. 12:20 - How interest rates are expected to evolve through the rest of the year and their effect on investments. 46:08 - The specific liquidity levers the US is currently pulling to navigate through economic challenges. 46:08 - Predictions on unemployment trends and their impact on the broader economic recovery. 57:25 - Insights into the escalating crisis in commercial real estate loans surpassing loss reserves at major banks. 01:09:57 - The transformative potential of Bitcoin in changing the energy landscape and its broader economic implications. Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Luke’s FFTT research. Luke’s Twitter account. Luke’s two books. Related Episode: Listen to BTC136: The FED Pause & Q2 Current Events w/ Luke Gromen, or watch the video. Related Episode: Listen to BTC101: 4th Quarter Macro Overview w/ Luke Gromen, or watch the video. Check out all the books mentioned and discussed in our podcast episodes here. NEW TO THE SHOW? Follow our official social media accounts: X (Twitter) | LinkedIn | | Instagram | Facebook | TikTok. Check out our Bitcoin Fundamentals Starter Packs. Browse through all our episodes (complete with transcripts) here. Try our tool for picking stock winners and managing our portfolios: TIP Finance Tool. Enjoy exclusive perks from our favorite Apps and Services. Stay up-to-date on financial markets and investing strategies through our daily newsletter, We Study Markets. Learn how to better start, manage, and grow your business with the best business podcasts. SPONSORS Support our free podcast by supporting our sponsors: River Toyota NetSuite TurboTax Wise Fidelity CI Financial Linkedin Marketing Solutions Fundrise NDTCO Vacasa NerdWallet Babbel Shopify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    TIP612: Investing In Fear: Profiting From Maximum Pessimism w/ Lauren Templeton

    TIP612: Investing In Fear: Profiting From Maximum Pessimism w/ Lauren Templeton
    Kyle talks to Lauren Templeton about the many investing and life lessons she learned from investing legend Sir John Templeton, how she sets up her daily life to stay disciplined and avoid biases, how to utilize the scientific method for investing purposes, how we can use lessons from history to improve our decision making today, the importance of utilizing multiple evaluation tools to find great investments, sectors that are facing maximal pessimism today that might be the winners of tomorrow, and much, much more! IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 05:56 - Why we should combat “home bias”. 05:56 - Why high savings rates are so important for new opportunities. 05:56 - How savings rates have changed with the times. 05:56 - The hurdles you need to overcome for investing in Japan. 12:06 - The importance of looking at unpopular sectors. 12:24 - What Sir John Templeton thought about quality. 12:24 - Why maximum optimism is a risky place to deploy capital. 12:24 - How Sir John Templeton offset value traps using his strategy. 12:24 - Why you should use multiple evaluation tools in your analysis. 17:38 - How Lauren created her life to stay disciplined. 17:38 - The strengths of lowering how reactive you are. 17:38 - The importance of living a disciplined lifestyle to improve yourself. 21:18 - How to utilize the scientific method in investing. 27:01 - How Lauren has decreased the effects of FOMO. 27:01 - The importance of removing yourself from the crowd. 29:54 - How Lauren has used inversion to help her investing strategy. 34:22 - Why you should look at sectors with bad outlooks. 34:22 - How Lauren fights confirmation bias. 43:10 - How Lauren’s investing strategy has altered given the current macro backdrop. 47:07 - The importance of alignment between your daily life and investing philosophy. 47:07 - How Sir John Templeton tinkered with his portfolio while staying true to his core philosophy. 49:11 - Why you should understand maximum pessimism and how it creates opportunities. 49:11 - The historical returns in small caps after having the valuation gap we are seeing today. 49:11 - Why Lauren thinks China is showing maximum pessimism based on her observations at ValueX. 49:11 - Why Lauren sees an opportunity in small caps right now. And so much more! Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Join the exclusive TIP Mastermind Community to engage in meaningful stock investing discussions with Stig, Clay, Kyle, and the other community members. Buy Lauren’s book, The Templeton Way here. Listen to Lauren’s podcast, Investing The Templeton Way here. Subscribe to her newsletter, the Maximum Pessimism Report here. Learn more about the Berkshire Summit by clicking here or emailing Clay at clay@theinvestorspodcast.com. Follow Kyle on Twitter and LinkedIn. Check out all the books mentioned and discussed in our podcast episodes here. NEW TO THE SHOW? Follow our official social media accounts: X (Twitter) | LinkedIn | Instagram | Facebook | TikTok. Check out our We Study Billionaires Starter Packs. Browse through all our episodes (complete with transcripts) here. Try our tool for picking stock winners and managing our portfolios: TIP Finance Tool. Enjoy exclusive perks from our favorite Apps and Services. Stay up-to-date on financial markets and investing strategies through our daily newsletter, We Study Markets. Learn how to better start, manage, and grow your business with the best business podcasts. SPONSORS Support our free podcast by supporting our sponsors: River Fidelity NetSuite Toyota TurboTax Wise NerdWallet Linkedin Marketing Solutions Babbel Shopify Fundrise Vacasa HELP US OUT! Help us reach new listeners by leaving us a rating and review on Apple Podcasts! It takes less than 30 seconds, and really helps our show grow, which allows us to bring on even better guests for you all! Thank you – we really appreciate it! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices