So, you want to become a stockbroker? ALSO READ: best stock picking newsletter3But where do you even start? You may be wondering… Should I be a stockbroker? What qualifications do I...
I am often asked “What is your investment philosophy?” or “What’s in your portfolio.”  The best description of my philosophy is that I invest in a low-cost, fixed-asset-allocation, index-fund portfolio that is rebalanced periodically.  There are thousands of different portfolios that meet this definition and it is impossible...
On this edition of our favorite finance movies, we re-watched Margin Call, the fictionalized version of an investment bank during the 2008 financial crisis. Listen here: Scenes mentioned: Books mentioned: Contact us at animalspiritspod@gmail.com with any feedback, recommendations, or questions. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. Check out our t-shirts, stickers, coffee mugs, and other swag here. Subscribe...
To get this kind of information and other exclusive articles before regular readers, get on the VIP Mailing List today.********“…we’ve tended down through the years to see that a lot of our ideas fit certain broad themes.” —Jim ChanosJim Chanos on the Art of Short-SellingA few days ago I...
Earnings Season Week 3 We are now officially halfway through our February weekly earnings season competitions! The past two weeks have been a roller coaster ride for a...
I’m fascinated by these sorts of allocation studies. They tend to be over broad and not necessarily reflective of all family offices, but at least its a starting point for discussions. This allocation below is a mixed bag of some intelligent decision-making by very wealthy people who are looking...
When most people talk about the “safe harbor” they’re referring to paying enough taxes via your withholdings and quarterly estimated payments to avoid having to pay any penalties or interest. But there is another safe harbor you should know about, especially as a business owner. There is also a...
One of the reasons we’re living in the golden age of the individual investor is the number of research and investing tools available for free. When I first started working in the investment industry, all the tools we used were subscription-based or pay-to-play. There are still things worth paying...
To get this kind of information and other exclusive articles before regular readers, get on the VIP Mailing List today.********“Henry Singleton has the best operating and capital deployment record in American business … if one took the 100 top business school graduates and made a composite of their...
Unless they are about to go on holiday, the average person on the street doesn’t think much about exchange rates. However, they matter a great deal to...