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We Study Billionaires - The Investor’s Podcast Network

Stig Brodersen

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Overview

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

906 Episodes

BTC186: Fiat Food & Bitcoin w/ Matthew Lysiak (Bitcoin Podcast)

In this episode of the Bitcoin Fundamentals Podcast, investigative journalist Matthew Lysiak discusses his latest book on fiat food policies, influential figures like Ancel Keys, corporate interests, and the impact of inflation on health. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 02:22 - The history and impact of fiat food policies. 10:11 - The role of influential figures like Ancel Keys and John Harvey Kellogg. 25:11 - Insights into nutrient density and its importance. 26:21 - How to accurately measure the CPI bucket considering nutrient dense food prices. 29:02 - How corporate interests have shaped national food policies since 1884. 40:30 - The monetary and nutrition shifts of the 1970s. 52:03 - The real cost of inflation on financial, physical, and mental health. 56:21 - How Bitcoin can change the current food and health landscape. Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Matthew’s Book: Fiat Food. 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 CI Financial Sun Life AFR The Bitcoin Way Industrious Briggs & Riley Range Rover Meyka iFlex Stretch Studios Vacasa Public Simon & Schuster USPS 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

Transcribed - Published: 12 June 2024

TIP636: Billionaire Investing Legend Li Lu w/ Clay Finck

On today’s episode, Clay dives into the investment approach of billionaire value investor Li Lu. Li Lu is the Founder and Chairman of Himalaya Capital, a value investing firm where he has been managing its principal fund since 1997. Before his passing in 2023, Charlie Munger was an investor in the fund. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 01:27 - The back story of Li Lu’s early life. 06:46 - Li Lu’s investment philosophy. 08:28 - The four key investment principles he adheres to. 29:36 - Li Lu’s view on investing in China. 44:52 - An overview of Alphabet, one of Li Lu’s top 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. Li Lu’s book: Moving the Mountain. Check out: FT Magazine Article. Check out: Li Lu’s 2006 talk at Columbia. Related Episode: RWH008: Playing to Win w/ Mohnish Pabrai | 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 Sun Life Range Rover AFR The Bitcoin Way Meyka CI Financial Industrious Fidelity Long Angle Briggs & Riley AFR Fundrise iFlex Stretch Studios Public NDTCO 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! 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

Transcribed - Published: 9 June 2024

BTC185: AI Compute with Bitcoin Mining w/ Andrew Edstrom and Jesse Myers (Bitcoin Podcast)

In this episode of the Bitcoin Fundamentals Podcast, Andy Edstrom and Jesse Myers discuss the recent shift in political attitudes towards Bitcoin, highlighting how being “anti-Bitcoin” has become an election-losing stance. They explore the merging of AI training and Bitcoin mining facilities, examining the potential synergies and future implications for the Bitcoin ecosystem. Join us for an insightful discussion on these pivotal developments. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 12:12 - How major political parties are shifting their stance on Bitcoin. 12:12 - Insights into the current political climate and its effect on Bitcoin. 17:45 - The implications of being “anti-Bitcoin” as an election-losing proposition. 36:38 - The merging of AI training and Bitcoin mining facilities. 39:30 - Potential synergies between AI and Bitcoin mining. 39:30 - The future impact of AI integration on Bitcoin mining efficiency. 39:30 - The potential economic and technological benefits of combining AI and Bitcoin. Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Jesse Myer's Twitter. Andy Edstrom's Twitter. Onramp Twitter. Onramp's Website. 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 Sun Life Range Rover AFR The Bitcoin Way Meyka CI Financial Industrious Fidelity Long Angle Briggs & Riley AFR Fundrise iFlex Stretch Studios Public NDTCO 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

Transcribed - Published: 5 June 2024

TIP635: Deep Diving Into The Warren Buffett Way w/ Robert Hagstrom

Kyle Grieve chats with Robert Hagstrom about reflections from Warren Buffett’s early investing mistakes, why GEICO’s insurance float has been setup so perfectly for use by Warren Buffett, why low turnover portfolio’s outperform other options, why looking at stocks as abstractions is such a powerful mental model, how Warren Buffett has made thinking long-term into his own competitive advantage, a detailed history on modern portfolio theory, and why it’s so pervasive today, why investors should focus on certainties in their investing strategy, and a whole lot more! IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 05:30 - Details on Warren's mistakes on Berkshire Hathaway (textile mill) and subsequent mistakes with the Dexter Shoe acquisition. 08:44 - Why low turnover portfolios tend to outperform. 16:20 - Why you can outperform the market over the long term while underperforming the market 50% of the time. 18:29 - The importance of thinking of stocks as abstractions. 27:55 - How Warren Buffett has evolved his investing methods while staying true to his deeply held principles. 43:07 - Benjamin Graham's two most influential concepts Warren still abides by today. 43:07 - The history of modern portfolio theory and why it's so pervasive today. 54:28 - The single most important characteristic that has produced so much of Warren Buffett's success. 59:36 - The characteristics required to outperform the market. 01:08:09 - Why we should spend our investing time thinking about business rather than macroeconomics. 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 The Warren Buffett Way here. Read more of Robert Hagstrom’s articles here. Related Episode: TIP360: Inside The Money Mind Of Warren Buffett w/ Robert Hagstrom | YouTube video. Related Episode: MI307: Unpacking The Money Mind w/ Robert Hagstrom | YouTube video. Related Episode: MI222: How To Invest Like Warren Buffett w/ Robert Hagstrom | YouTube video. 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 Sun Life AFR The Bitcoin Way AT&T Sound Advisory Industrious Range Rover iFlex Stretch Studios Meyka Yahoo! Finance Vacasa Briggs & Riley Public American Express USPS 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

Transcribed - Published: 2 June 2024

TIP634: Value Investing Fundamentals w/ John Huber

On today’s episode, Clay is joined by John Huber to discuss value investing fundamentals and the current market conditions. John Huber is the Managing Partner of Saber Capital Management, LLC. Saber manages separate accounts as well as a partnership modeled after the original Buffett Partnership fee structure. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 01:44 - What John would include in his own personal MBA program 07:50 - What base hit investing is. 09:01 - The three sources of returns for a stock. 14:40 - Why Costco’s stock may be in a bubble. 20:39 - The three types of companies that John looks to invest in. 32:21 - John’s view on today’s current market and where he is finding opportunities. 42:57 - How John manages highly concentrated positions in his fund. 47:09 - Why investing has a long feedback loop in assessing decisions. 54:16 - John’s process for writing out his investment thesis. 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 Saber Capital Management. John Huber’s blog: Base Hit Investing. Check out Journalytic. Related Episode: MI165: Is FAANG the New Value w/ John Huber | YouTube Video. Follow John on Twitter. 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 Sun Life AFR The Bitcoin Way AT&T Sound Advisory Industrious Range Rover iFlex Stretch Studios Meyka Yahoo! Finance Vacasa Briggs & Riley Public American Express USPS 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

Transcribed - Published: 31 May 2024

BTC184: Q2 Macro w/ Luke Gromen (Bitcoin Podcast)

In this episode of the Bitcoin Fundamentals Podcast, Luke Gromen discusses the macroeconomic outlook for the upcoming year. We cover the Fed/Treasury cap on USD, UST yields, potential changes in housing inflation metrics, and the significant backlog in transmission interconnections. Additionally, Luke explores the implications of a $1.8 trillion housing stimulus, key commodities like copper and uranium, the Japan treasury market, and how these factors could impact Bitcoin. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: The current Fed/Treasury cap on USD and UST yields. Potential changes in how housing inflation is measured. The implications of a $1.8 trillion housing stimulus. The backlog in transmission interconnections and its impact. Key trends in commodities like copper and uranium. Insights into the Japan treasury market. The effects of stablecoins on the dollar’s utility. How these macroeconomic factors could impact Bitcoin. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Luke Gromen’s FFTT Newsletter. Luke Gromen's Twitter. Luke Gromen’s Books on Amazon. Related episode: Listen to BTC172: Macro Outlook Q1 2024 w/ Luke Gromen, watch the video. 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 Sun Life AFR The Bitcoin Way AT&T Sound Advisory Industrious Range Rover iFlex Stretch Studios Meyka Yahoo! Finance Vacasa Briggs & Riley Public American Express USPS Shopify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm

Transcribed - Published: 29 May 2024

RWH045: Real Success w/ Christopher Tsai

In this episode, William Green chats with Christopher Tsai, President & Chief Investment Officer of Tsai Capital. Christopher, who’s beaten the S&P 500 over the last 24 years, explains why Tesla is his biggest position; why investors routinely underestimate the impact of disruptive technologies; why it was so challenging to be the son of America’s first celebrity fund manager; what 3 habits help him most; & what he learned from his famed mentors, Peter Kaufman & Charlie Munger. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 04:15 - How Christopher Tsai’s family survived war & oppression in China. 18:02 - How his father became America’s first celebrity fund manager. 21:38 - What lessons Christopher drew from his father’s successes & failures. 39:51 - Why Tesla is Christopher’s biggest investment. 46:32 - Why we tend to underestimate the impact of disruptive technologies. 57:31 - Why the costliest mistake is to sell great compounders too early. 1:07:08 - What tailwinds he’s riding with Microsoft, Visa, & Mastercard. 1:14:21 - How his views on diversification have changed. 1:16:36 - What 3 habits help him to be focused, peaceful, & productive. 1:43:01 - How he became a money manager at 16. 1:57:07 - What Peter Kaufman taught him about the 7 steps to success. 2:06:48 - Why Christopher won’t invest in China. 2:10:41 - What Charlie Munger taught him. Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Christopher Tsai’s investment firm, Tsai Capital. Christopher Tsai’s white paper on Investing in an Age of Disruption. Christopher Tsai’s white paper on The Power & Challenges of Compounding. Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time. Adam Seesel’s Where the Money Is. Maxwell King’s The Good Neighbor. William Green’s podcast episode with Peter Keefe | YouTube Video. William Green’s book, “Richer, Wiser, Happier” – read the reviews of this book. Follow William Green on X. 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. 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 The Bitcoin Way Sun Life AT&T Industrious Meyka Range Rover Yahoo! Finance Fundrise iFlex Stretch Studios Briggs & Riley Public USPS 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

Transcribed - Published: 26 May 2024

TIP633 : What I Learned from Chris Mayer w/ Clay Finck

On today’s episode, Clay shares the most important lessons he’s learned from Chris Mayer. Chris Mayer is the author of 100 Baggers and the co-founder and portfolio manager of Woodlock House Family Capital. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 05:02 - The potential dangers of cloning. 09:40 - What Clay learned from reading 100 Baggers by Chris Mayer. 26:39 - Common characteristics of 100 Baggers. 32:03 - Lessons from Chris’s lesser-known book — How Do You Know? 49:39 - Chris’s secret to success in long-term compounding. 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. Chris’s books: 100 Baggers & How Do You Know. Thomas Phelp’s book: 100 to 1 in the Stock Market. William Thorndike’s book: The Outsiders. Related Episode: TIP543: 100 Baggers: Stocks that Increase 100:1 w/ Chris Mayer | YouTube Video. Related Episode: TIP569: An Investor's Guide to Clear Thinking w/ Chris Mayer | YouTube Video. Related Episode: TIP608: Long-Term Compounding w/ Chris Mayer | YouTube Video. Related Episode: MI310: A Serial Acquirer's Deep Dive w/ Chris Mayer | YouTube Video. Check out Mohnish’s Q&A with YPO. 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 The Bitcoin Way Sun Life AT&T Industrious Meyka Range Rover Yahoo! Finance Fundrise iFlex Stretch Studios Briggs & Riley Public USPS 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! 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

Transcribed - Published: 24 May 2024

BTC183: Bitcoin Investing Opportunities in Africa w/ Abubakar Nur Khalil

Join us on this episode of Bitcoin Fundamentals as we talk with Abubakar Nur Khalil, a distinguished Bitcoin Core Contributor and founder of Recursive Capital. We explore Bitcoin's progress across Africa, discussing regulation, P2P dynamics, and significant developments in Nigeria. We also cover Abubakar's role at Btrust alongside Jack Dorsey and Jay Z, Recursive Capital's mission, and future Bitcoin advancements. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 06:46 - The current state of Bitcoin development in Africa. 06:46 - Insights into Bitcoin regulation and P2P dynamics in Nigeria. 14:09 - Abubakar Nur Khalil's journey as a self-taught programmer and Bitcoin Core Contributor. 31:46 - The role and achievements of Btrust in the Bitcoin ecosystem. 42:39 - The mission and strategy behind Recursive Capital. 47:50 - Key Bitcoin investments and developments in Africa. 50:36 - Challenges faced by Bitcoin initiatives in the region. 54:13 - What Abubakar is optimistic about for Bitcoin in 2024 and beyond. Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Abubakar's Twitter. Recursive Capital's Twitter. Recursive Capital’s Contact Information for investment. B-Trust'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 The Bitcoin Way Sun Life AT&T Industrious Meyka Range Rover Yahoo! Finance Fundrise iFlex Stretch Studios Briggs & Riley Public USPS 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

Transcribed - Published: 22 May 2024

TIP632: Mastermind Q2, 2024 w/ Tobias Carlisle and Hari Ramachandra

In today's episode, Stig Brodersen speaks to Tobias Carlisle and Hari Ramachandra. Stig only owns five individual stocks, and in this episode, he outlines why he has put Burberry on this watchlist. Hari’s pick, ICICI Bank Limited, is a solid bet on the rise of India, and Tobias pitches Playtika, a value stock trading at an appealing valuation. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 01:57 - What are the current economic conditions? 13:37 - Are we entering a world with less disruption? 17:30 - What Stig’s bull case is for Burberry (Ticker: BURBY). 35:18 - The bear case for Burberry, including the current deterioration in the luxury sector. 42:35 - Why Toby has invested in Playtika (Ticker: PLTK). 52:23 - The bear case for Playtika, including the lack of moat and switching costs. 56:01 - Why Hari is bullish on ICICI Bank Limited (Ticker: ICICIBANK). 1:12:47 - The bear case of ICICI Bank Limited, including whether the valuation is stretched. 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. Tune in to the Mastermind Discussion Q1 2024 – TIP610 | YouTube video. Listen to Mastermind Discussion Q4 2023 – TIP586 | YouTube video. Tune in to the Mastermind Discussion Q3 2023 – TIP576 | YouTube video. Listen to Mastermind Discussion Q2 2023 – TIP557 | YouTube video. Tune in to Mastermind Discussion Q1 2023 – TIP528 | YouTube video. Tune in to Mastermind Discussion Q4 2022 – TIP496 | YouTube video. Listen to Mastermind Discussion Q3 2022 – TIP475 | YouTube video. Tune in to Mastermind Discussion Q2 2022 – TIP450 | YouTube video. Listen to Mastermind Discussion Q1 2022 – TIP418 | YouTube video. Stig Brodersen’s portfolio and return. Understanding IFRS16 on operating leases. Tobias Carlisle's podcast, The Acquirers Podcast. Tobias Carlisle's ETF, ZIG. Tobias Carlisle's ETF, Deep. Tobias Carlisle's book, The Acquirer's Multiple – read reviews of this book. Tobias Carlisle's Acquirer's Multiple stock screener: AcquirersMultiple.com. Tweet directly to Tobias Carlisle. Hari's Blog: BitsBusiness.com. Tweet directly to Hari. 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 The Bitcoin Way Vacasa Industrious Meyka AT&T Range Rover Fundrise CI Financial Yahoo! Finance Briggs & Riley iFlex Stretch Studios Public American Express USPS 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

Transcribed - Published: 19 May 2024

TIP631: The Bullish Energy Cycle w/ Arvind Sanger

On today’s episode, Clay is joined by Arvind Sanger to discuss investment opportunities in the energy, metals, and mining space. Arvind Sanger is the founder and managing partner of Geosphere Capital Management, a global long-short equity hedge fund focused on natural resources and industrial companies worldwide. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 02:21 - How the energy space has developed over the past 30 years. 05:35 - Why energy is inherently cyclical. 11:21 - Arvind’s view on a sensible energy transition. 21:49 - China and India’s role in today’s energy markets. 25:51 - How Arvind views this energy cycle playing out. 28:19 - How AI will impact energy demand. 32:49 - The primary metals needed in the transition to sustainable energy. 42:20 - Why Arvind is still bullish on uranium. 55:55 - Potential breakthrough technologies to come in the future. 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 Geosphere Capital. Related Episode: TIP572: Finding Value in the Oil Market w/ Josh Young | 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 The Bitcoin Way Vacasa Industrious Meyka AT&T Range Rover Fundrise CI Financial Yahoo! Finance Briggs & Riley iFlex Stretch Studios Public American Express USPS 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

Transcribed - Published: 17 May 2024

BTC182: Bitcoin Mastermind 2Q 2024 (Bitcoin Podcast)

Join us for an insightful discussion with Joe Carlasare, American Hodl, and Jeff Ross as we delve into the latest in the Bitcoin world. We start with why the ETH ETF isn’t happening anytime soon, Roger Ver's $50M tax dilemma, and analyze the current market setup heading into summer. We also explore the implications of Bitcoin's recent halving, Japan's FX intervention, and the White House's veto threat on SAB121. Don't miss this comprehensive update on key Bitcoin events and trends. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: The latest updates on the ETH ETF news and its potential impact on the market. Insights into Roger Ver's $50M tax issue and its implications. An analysis of the current Bitcoin market setup as we head into summer. The effects of the recent Bitcoin halving and its influence on supply and demand. Details on Japan's FX intervention and the role of US treasuries in its foreign reserves. How US ETFs are interacting with Bitcoin, including significant figures. The White House's position on SAB121 and its potential consequences for the crypto space. Expert opinions from Joe Carlasare, American Hodl, and Jeff Ross on these pressing topics. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Joe Carlasare's law practice. Jeff Ross's investment firm. American Hodl's Twitter. Joe Carlasare's Twitter. Jeff Ross'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 The Bitcoin Way Vacasa Industrious Meyka AT&T Range Rover Fundrise CI Financial Yahoo! Finance Briggs & Riley iFlex Stretch Studios Public American Express USPS Shopify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm

Transcribed - Published: 15 May 2024

TIP630: The Wealthy Gardener w/ Kyle Grieve

On today’s episode, Kyle Grieve discusses the book The Wealthy Gardener. He covers a variety of wealth topics like how to optimize your time to generate wealth, why it’s so important to avoid wage slavery, why you should embrace challenges to live a more fulfilling life, why we must make sacrifices in life whether we pursue wealth or not, why patience is vital to the wealth building process, practical lessons on setting financial goals, why you must avoid the dangers of debt, and much, much more! IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 03:31 - Simple tips to help how you think about where you spend your time 10:44 - The importance of sacrifice in order to obtain an extraordinary life 12:00 - What wage slavery is, and why you should avoid it at all costs 13:10 - How you can generate wealth regardless of it you are a high or low income earner 18:55 - How we can reframe the art of saving as "purchasing freedom at a later date" 22:17 - The importance of passion when pursuing your career choices 27:28 - The price you must pay for financial success 31:17 - A breakdown of the three seasons of wealth 40:57 - The power of pushing past self-perceived limitations 52:08 - Why you should avoid the parasite of wealth: debt 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 The Wealthy Gardener: Lessons on Prosperity Between Father and Son here. 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 Fidelity Range Rover CI Financial Meyka AT&T Simon & Schuster NDTCO iFlex Stretch Studios Fundrise Yahoo! Finance Public USPS 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

Transcribed - Published: 12 May 2024

TIP629: Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder's Meeting 2024 w/ Clay Finck and Kyle Grieve

On today’s episode, Clay and Kyle give a recap of the 2024 Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting and share their favorite clips from the Q&A session with Warren Buffett. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 02:14 - What Clay and Kyle did during the Berkshire weekend in Omaha. 12:57 - Clay and Kyle’s takeaways from the tribute to Charlie Munger at the Berkshire event. 21:43 - What Buffett would do with Munger if he had one more day with him. 38:29 - How Berkshire’s managers communicate with Warren, Greg, and Ajit. 51:52 - Who the primary capital allocator will be post-Buffett. 63:13 - How Buffett would invest if he were managing a smaller amount of capital. 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 Psychology of Money. Related Episode: TIP628: The Inner Scorecard w/ Mohnish Pabrai | YouTube Video. Related Episode: TIP552: Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder's Meeting 2023 | YouTube Video. Follow Kyle on Twitter. 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 Fidelity Range Rover CI Financial Meyka AT&T Simon & Schuster NDTCO iFlex Stretch Studios Fundrise Yahoo! Finance Public USPS 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

Transcribed - Published: 10 May 2024

BTC181: The US's Economic Hitman w/ John Perkins

John Perkins delves into his past as an economic hitman, explaining the mechanisms and impacts of his actions on global economies. He critiques the fiat system and its role in geopolitical strategies and debt creation. Perkins also explores the potential of Bitcoin and decentralized technologies to challenge established economic controls. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 01:37 - The role and responsibilities of an economic hitman. 23:01 - How the fiat monetary system facilitates economic manipulation and control. 27:44 - Specific tactics used to influence foreign policies and economies. 37:03 - The significant long-term impacts of these economic interventions on target countries. 41:47 - A simple explanation of the petro-dollar system and its global implications. 51:51 - The potential of Bitcoin and other decentralized technologies to disrupt traditional economic systems. 53:48 - Perkins’ personal journey and motivations for leaving his role and advocating for systemic change. Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES John Perkin's Website. John’s newest book, Confessions of an Economic Hitman, 3rd Edition. 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 Fidelity Range Rover CI Financial Meyka AT&T Simon & Schuster NDTCO iFlex Stretch Studios Fundrise Yahoo! Finance Public USPS 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

Transcribed - Published: 8 May 2024

TIP628: The Inner Scorecard w/ Mohnish Pabrai

On today’s show, Stig Brodersen talks with legend value investor Mohnish Pabrai. Since its inception in 1999, one dollar invested in the flagship fund would have turned into $12.51 vs. $4.72 for the S&P500. In the interview, Mohnish Pabrai discusses his approach to a congruent life. Disclaimer: Stig Brodersen is invested in Pabrai Funds. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 10:14 - Which decisions Mohnish Pabrai made to improve his happiness. 15:06 - How to use the Buffett system to grade people. 26:02 - Why Mohnish likes to play bridge more than poker. 31:06 - Which principles Mohnish lives by. 38:58 - How Buffett and Mohnish (do not) take notes. 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. Mohnish Pabrai’s website. Learn more about Mohnish Pabrai’s Dakshana Foundation. Our interviews with Mohnish Pabrai about Masterclass Investing | YouTube Video. Our interviews with Mohnish Pabrai about investing in stocks | YouTube Video. Our interviews with Mohnish Pabrai about value investing and philanthropy | YouTube Video. Our interviews with Mohnish Pabrai about value investing | YouTube Video. Our interviews with Mohnish Pabrai about value investing in 2021 | YouTube Video. Our interview with William Green about Mohnish Pabrai and much more | YouTube Video. 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 CI Financial AT&T Yahoo! Finance Long Angle iFlex Stretch Studios Public American Express USPS NerdWallet 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

Transcribed - Published: 5 May 2024

TIP627: Best Quality Idea Q2 2024 w/ Clay Finck & Kyle Grieve

On today’s episode, Clay and Kyle give an overview of their best quality stock idea for Q2 2024. This quarter, they discuss Lululemon. Lululemon is well-known in the world of quality investors, and the share price has recently declined by over 30%. Tune into today’s episode to hear Clay and Kyle’s thoughts on Lululemon’s business and what the prospective returns might look like going forward. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 09:09 - The competitive advantages of Lululemon. 21:53 - How Lululemon’s margins compare to their competitors. 33:24 - What will drive Lululemon’s future growth. 37:46 - How large Lululemon’s total addressable market is. 44:13 - Our assessment of the management team and balance sheet. 60:24 - Our thoughts on the valuation. 67:29 - Lululemon’s most important key performance indicators. 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 Story of Lululemon, 7 Powers 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. Follow Kyle on Twitter. 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 CI Financial AT&T Yahoo! Finance Long Angle iFlex Stretch Studios Public American Express USPS NerdWallet 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

Transcribed - Published: 3 May 2024

BTC180: The Current Challenges Bitcoin Faces w/ Max Hillebrand (Bitcoin Podcast)

Dive deep into Bitcoin's evolution with expert Max Hillebrand. We unravel Mises' action axiom, Hoppe's private property origins, and Rothbard's economic theories. Discover Wasabi Wallet's role in privacy, the potential of Ocean mining, and strategies for Bitcoiners to enhance anonymity. Max also shares his take on Bitcoin's path to ossification and how institutions can shield assets against regulatory overreach. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 04:54 - The principles of Ludwig von Mises' economic dualism and the axiom of action. 06:23 - Hermann Hoppe's theory on private property as a natural emergence. 10:11 - The significance of Murray Rothbard's "Man, Economy, and State, with Power and Markets." 12:59 - An inside look at Bisq and the passion driving decentralized finance platforms. 27:29 - The role of covenants in Bitcoin and their potential to enhance transaction privacy. 34:26 - Innovations in Bitcoin mining pools and the impact of Ocean Bitcoin mining. 38:59 - Strategies beyond CoinJoin for improving privacy for Bitcoin transactions. 01:00:46 - How institutions can use Bitcoin technology to protect their financial sovereignty and self-custody assets. Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Max Hillebrand on X (Twitter). Max's website with links to his projects. 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 CI Financial AT&T Yahoo! Finance Long Angle iFlex Stretch Studios Public American Express USPS NerdWallet Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm

Transcribed - Published: 1 May 2024

RWH044: How To Beat The Market w/ Bryan Lawrence

In this episode, William Green chats with Bryan Lawrence, a highly successful hedge fund manager who runs an investment firm called Oakcliff Capital. Bryan almost never gives interviews, so this is a rare opportunity to hear him speak in depth about the advantages of a concentrated value strategy, how he finds new investments, what 6 questions he asks when analyzing any stock, what he’s learned from Buffett & Munger, & how to build a happy life. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 05:42 - What Bryan Lawrence learned from his hugely successful father. 16:30 - What Charlie Munger taught Bryan. 33:07 - How Shelby Cullom Davis turned $200,000 into $800 million. 39:14 - How Bryan has consciously built an investing edge. 43:25 - What he learned from meeting Warren Buffett. 47:15 - Why Bryan looks for three specific characteristics in any business. 59:18 - How to beat the market by making infrequent bets. 1:08:19 - Why he’s obsessed with identifying where he’s wrong. 1:10:17 - How he searches for new investment ideas. 1:14:32 - How he structures his day. 1:44:20 - How to think rationally about fossil fuels & climate change. 1:49:1 - How to build a happy life & great relationships. Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Bryan Lawrence’s investment firm, Oakcliff Capital. Check out Poor Charlie’s Almanack. Dean Ornish & Anne Ornish's book Undo It. Robert Cialdini's book Influence. Alain de Boton's book The Consolations of Philosophy. Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton, & Sheila Heen's book Difficult Conversations. John Rothchild's book The Davis Dynasty. Vaclav Smil's book How the World Really Works. David Mackay's book Sustainable Energy Without the Hot Air. Gillian Zoe Segal's book Getting There. William Green’s podcast interview with Chris Davis | YouTube Video William Green’s book, “Richer, Wiser, Happier” – read the reviews of this book. Follow William Green on X. 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. 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 Meyka AT&T Vacasa Fidelity Monarch Money Yahoo! Finance Long Angle Public USPS 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

Transcribed - Published: 28 April 2024

TIP626: Intelligent & Rational Long-Term Investing w/ François Rochon

On today’s episode, Clay is joined by François Rochon to discuss how he’s managed to vastly outperform the market over the past 30 years. Since he started the Rochon Global Portfolio in 1993, his annual returns net of fees have been 13.6%, versus 9.2% for the benchmark. François’s investment approach is firmly rooted in three principles — patience, humility, and rationality — which are discussed in depth during this conversation. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 02:17 - What led François to hiring Jean-Philippe Bouchard. 06:19 - The foundational investment principles of Giverny’s approach. 10:23 - How François realized so early in his career that you can’t predict the stock market. 19:53 - The tribal gene that sets 5% of investors apart from the rest. 29:29 - How we can be prepared for declines in the stock market. 35:37 - Why his biggest investment mistakes are mistakes of omission. 40:54 - How François views Berkshire Hathaway’s role in his portfolio. 45:27 - How François assesses the strength of a brand. 56:02 - His view on the valuation of today’s market. 68:15 - Why François is so passionate about investing. 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. Giverny Capital’s Letters. Learn more about the Giverny Capital. Books Mentioned: How to be Rich, Money Masters of our Time, The Craft of Investing. Related Episode: RWH016: The Best of the Best w/ François Rochon | YouTube Video. Follow François 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 Meyka AT&T Vacasa Fidelity Monarch Money Yahoo! Finance Long Angle Public USPS 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! 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

Transcribed - Published: 26 April 2024

BTC179: The Business of Football and Bitcoin w/ Peter McCormack (Bitcoin Podcast)

Join us as Peter McCormack shares insights on blending Bitcoin with football business. We delve into his club's dual promotions, strategic investor impacts from the Winklevoss twins, and the broader influence on Bedford, including a new Universal Studios park. Learn how Bitcoin plays a role in these developments and discover actionable strategies for integrating innovative concepts into local enterprises. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 06:20 - The strategic role of Bitcoin in advancing the success of a local football club. 08:11 - The impact of high-profile investors like the Winklevoss twins on the club. 08:11 - Highlights from the "Cheat Code" Bitcoin conference and its integration with local business. 13:05 - How the club manages competitive growth and future challenges with spending caps. 17:53 - Insights into Peter McCormack's journey of owning and promoting his football team. 22:07 - The significant developments in Bedford, including plans for a Universal Studios theme park. 32:08 - Lessons on leveraging cryptocurrency in traditional businesses and community development. Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Buy your Real Bedford sporting attire here. Peter’s podcast, What Bitcoin Did. Learn more about the Cheat Code Conference. Peter'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 Meyka AT&T Vacasa Fidelity Monarch Money Yahoo! Finance Long Angle Public USPS 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

Transcribed - Published: 24 April 2024

TIP625: Berkshire Hathaway w/ Chris Bloomstran

Stig has invited legend investor Chris Bloomstran from Semper Augustus to teach us how to value Berkshire Hathaway on today's show. Semper Augustus has an outstanding track record with a compounded annual growth rate of 11.5% on equities since his fund's inception on 2/28/1999, compared to 7.6% for the S&P500. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 01:37 - The impact of holding cash on your portfolio returns. 24:07 - How to understand the five different components that make up stock market returns 33:14 - How to estimate the expected return of being invested in the S&P500 40:57 - What the intrinsic value of Berkshire Hathaway is 45:51 - How Berkshire Hathaway has allocated capital since 2018 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 2023 masterclass with Chris Bloomstran on valuing Berkshire Hathaway | YouTube Video. Stig’s 2022 masterclass with Chris Bloomstran on valuing Berkshire Hathaway | YouTube Video. Stig’s masterclass with Chris Bloomstran on equity valuations | YouTube Video. Chris Bloomstran’s website. Read Chris Bloomstran’s letters to his clients. Buffett resource on CNBC. 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 CI Financial Meyka Fundrise Yahoo! Finance Long Angle iFlex Stretch Studios Public 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

Transcribed - Published: 21 April 2024

TIP624: Studying Financial History w/ Clay Finck

On today’s episode, Clay discusses various financial crises from the past as discussed in the book This Time is Different by Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff. As the saying goes, from a historical perspective, there is nothing new except what is forgotten. Today’s episode will help shed light on where our world might be heading in light of studying history. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 06:48 - The primary types of financial crises. 08:13 - When the debt levels of a country reach an unsustainable level. 27:00 - An overview of currency debasements and currency devaluations. 27:24 - How countries tend to handle unsustainable debt levels. 30:36 - An overview of the Great Financial Crisis. 47:32 - How the interests of governments and currency holders are at odds with each other. 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: This Time is Different, Broken Money, The Price of Tomorrow Episode Mentioned: TIP587: Stock Market Crises & Bubbles w/ Brendan Hughes | YouTube Video. Related Episode: TIP574: Broken Money w/ Lyn Alden | 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 CI Financial Meyka Fundrise Yahoo! Finance Long Angle iFlex Stretch Studios Public 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! 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

Transcribed - Published: 19 April 2024

BTC178: Auditing Elections with Bitcoin w/ Carlos Toriello (Bitcoin Podcast)

In our latest episode, we dive deep with Carlos Toriello into how Bitcoin’s OP_Return is pioneering election audits. We discuss transforming election skepticism into Bitcoin advocacy, highlighting Digital Witness's groundbreaking audit of Guatemala’s 2023 elections. Learn about Simple Proof, the OpenTimeStamps Protocol, and how these tools offer tamper-evident, verifiable documents, fostering trust and transparency. Join us in envisioning a future where digital integrity reshapes democracy. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 01:42 - The transformative potential of Bitcoin’s OP_Return for auditing elections and ensuring transparency. 02:08 - How Digital Witness became the first to verify all available election documents in Guatemala, promoting trust. 02:08 - The role of Simple Proof and Peter Todd’s OpenTimeStamps Protocol in creating tamper-evident election documents. 02:08 - Insights into the 2019 Guatemalan elections, showcasing real-world applications of blockchain for combating election fraud. 18:28 - The educational aspect of Fiscal Digital, introducing students to blockchain through gamified verification of election results. 28:23 - The concept behind "Immutable Democracy" and its implications for future election integrity. 35:34 - Recommendations for election system administrators worldwide on leveraging blockchain technology for transparency. 35:34 - A look forward to the 2027 elections and the potential for blockchain to revolutionize electoral processes further. Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Link to Seb’s book: The Hidden Cost of Money. 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 CI Financial Meyka Fundrise Yahoo! Finance Long Angle iFlex Stretch Studios Public 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

Transcribed - Published: 17 April 2024

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 [email protected]. 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

Transcribed - Published: 14 April 2024

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

Transcribed - Published: 12 April 2024

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

Transcribed - Published: 10 April 2024

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 [email protected]. 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

Transcribed - Published: 7 April 2024

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

Transcribed - Published: 5 April 2024

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

Transcribed - Published: 3 April 2024

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 [email protected] 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 NetSuite CI Financial Fidelity Wise TurboTax Fundrise NDTCO Linkedin Marketing Solutions Vacasa 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

Transcribed - Published: 31 March 2024

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 NetSuite CI Financial Fidelity Wise TurboTax Fundrise NDTCO Linkedin Marketing Solutions Vacasa 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

Transcribed - Published: 29 March 2024

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 NetSuite CI Financial Fidelity Wise TurboTax Fundrise NDTCO Linkedin Marketing Solutions Vacasa Babbel Shopify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://theinvestorspodcastnetwork.supportingcast.fm

Transcribed - Published: 27 March 2024

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 [email protected]. 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 Wise NetSuite Fidelity CI Financial TurboTax Linkedin Marketing Solutions Fundrise NDTCO 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

Transcribed - Published: 24 March 2024

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 Wise NetSuite Fidelity CI Financial TurboTax Linkedin Marketing Solutions Fundrise NDTCO 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

Transcribed - Published: 22 March 2024

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: Bill Ackman's prediction on Bitcoin's cycle and its implications on the economy. Michael Saylor's strategic acquisition of an additional 12,000 BTC for MicroStrategy. The debate on whether Bitcoin should be considered digital property or a currency. The potential of Bitcoin payments and the innovative approach of Zapright. The feasibility and implications of receiving lightning payments through a Tor-enabled node. Integration of fiat payments in the Bitcoin ecosystem, including the use of stablecoins and traditional currencies. The challenge of authentication in the digital age, especially in the context of AI and the potential for misinformation. A discussion on global policy trends and competition in the digital asset space, highlighting the strategic importance of cryptocurrency. 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 Wise NetSuite Fidelity CI Financial TurboTax Linkedin Marketing Solutions Fundrise NDTCO Vacasa NerdWallet Babbel Shopify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 20 March 2024

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

Transcribed - Published: 17 March 2024

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

Transcribed - Published: 17 March 2024

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 [email protected]. 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 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

Transcribed - Published: 15 March 2024

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: The background and implications of the DOE's halted energy survey on Bitcoin mining. Pierre Rochard's perspective on Senator Elizabeth Warren's initiative to track power consumption by miners. The collective response of the Bitcoin mining community to regulatory challenges. Details of the legal victory that temporarily stopped the DOE's data collection efforts. The role of Texas in supporting the cryptocurrency industry against regulatory pressures. How this legal battle might set a precedent for future regulatory attempts on Bitcoin mining. Insights into the upcoming Bitcoin halving event and its potential impact on the mining community. Pierre's concept of the "speculative attack" and its relevance to Bitcoin's future. 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 Wise NetSuite Fidelity TurboTax NDTCO Linkedin Marketing Solutions Fundrise Vacasa NerdWallet Babbel Shopify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 13 March 2024

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 [email protected]. 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 NetSuite TurboTax Wise Fidelity CI Financial Linkedin Marketing Solutions Fundrise NDTCO 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

Transcribed - Published: 10 March 2024

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 [email protected]. 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 NetSuite TurboTax Wise Fidelity CI Financial Linkedin Marketing Solutions Fundrise NDTCO 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

Transcribed - Published: 8 March 2024

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: How Berkshire Hathaway's substantial cash reserve positions it in the current economic landscape. The pivotal factors that flipped Luke Gromen from a bearish to a bullish market stance in early 2023. The specific liquidity levers the US is currently pulling to navigate through economic challenges. Insights into the escalating crisis in commercial real estate loans surpassing loss reserves at major banks. The implications of re-accelerating supercore inflation on the economy and monetary policy. Predictions on unemployment trends and their impact on the broader economic recovery. How interest rates are expected to evolve through the rest of the year and their effect on investments. The transformative potential of Bitcoin in changing the energy landscape and its broader economic implications. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Luke’s FFTT research. Luke’s Twitter account. Luke’s two books. 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

Transcribed - Published: 6 March 2024

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

Transcribed - Published: 6 March 2024

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 [email protected]. 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

Transcribed - Published: 3 March 2024

TIP611: The Bear Case for China w/ Kyle Bass

On today’s episode, Clay chats with Kyle Bass, the founder and principal of Hayman Capital Management. Hayman’s first major success came from effectively shorting the housing market in 2008, and Kyle was profiled in Michael Lewis’ book The Big Short. After seeing Chinese stocks drop 20% over the past year, I invited Kyle back onto the show because he has been sounding the alarm bells for years on a market correction in Chinese markets. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 02:01 - Why China is potentially preparing to invade Taiwan. 06:59 - How China has been restricting data and information flow to foreigners. 09:16 - Major military, mainland, and legal actions the CCP has taken in the past few years. 19:55 - Why foreign direct investment to China has collapsed in recent years. 25:53 - Potential sanctions the US may implement if China invades Taiwan. 33:38 - What Kyle is seeing in the Chinese real estate market. 39:33 - Whether he sees the crisis in Chinese affecting other markets globally. 47:10 - Why he believes the Fed is out of touch with reality. 54:48 - How Kyle is positioned as an investor today. 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. Hayman Capital Management’s website. Conservation Equity Management’s website. Related Episode: TIP396: China and the Macro Impact w/ Kyle Bass | YouTube Video. Follow Kyle on Twitter. Follow Clay on Twitter. Learn more about the Berkshire Summit by clicking here or emailing Clay at [email protected]. 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

Transcribed - Published: 1 March 2024

BTC171: Bitcoin Tech Update with Alex Leishman (Bitcoin Podcast)

Join us with Alex Leishman, River's CEO, for a dive into Bitcoin's ecosystem, discussing Argentina, Bitwise custody, Lightning Network's prospects, Ordinals, equity tokenization, BitVM, ETFs, custody improvements, AI, and institutional custody. We also touch on OTC markets' dynamics. A compact overview of the current and future Bitcoin landscape. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 01:09 - The evolving role of Bitcoin in Argentina's economy and how it's shaping local finance. 10:05 - The current state and future prospects of the Lightning Network in enhancing Bitcoin's scalability. 20:04 - An introduction to BitVM and roll-ups, and their potential to revolutionize transaction efficiency. 24:05 - The significance of Ordinals for decentralized identity and how they're changing the landscape. 27:50 - The process and benefits of tokenizing real equity to bridge traditional finance with blockchain technology. 34:02 - The challenges and opportunities presented by Bitcoin ETFs and potential regulatory impacts. 34:34 - The importance of improving custody solutions for Bitcoin to ensure greater security and accessibility. 42:15 - Insights into Bitwise custody solutions and their impact on security and asset management. Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Buy Bitcoin at River. Alex Leishman's Twitter. River's Blog and Research. 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 Fidelity NetSuite Toyota TurboTax Wise NerdWallet Linkedin Marketing Solutions Babbel Shopify Fundrise Vacasa Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 28 February 2024

TIP610: Mastermind Q1, 2024 w/ Tobias Carlisle and Hari Ramachandra

In today's episode, Stig Brodersen speaks to Tobias Carlisle and Hari Ramachandra. Stig only owns five individual stocks, and in this episode, he outlines why he is still bullish on Spotify. Hari’s pick, Disney, has recently been extremely volatile, and Tobias pitches Mueller Industries, a value stock trading at an appealing valuation. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 06:25 - Why Hari is bullish on Disney (Ticker: DIS) 12:09 - The bear case of Disney, including increasing competition, valuation, and debt levels 35:33 - Why Stig has invested in Spotify (Ticker: SPOT) as one of the five stocks he owns 48:44 - The bear case for Spotify, including the dependency on Alphabet 58:18 - Why Toby has invested in Mueller Industries (Ticker: MLI) 1:06:46 - The bear case for Mueller Industries, including the end of the building phase and competitive Chinese pressures 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. Listen to the Mastermind Discussion Q4 2023 – TIP586 | Youtube video. Tune in to the Mastermind Discussion Q3 2023 – TIP576 | Youtube video. Listen to the Mastermind Discussion Q2 2023 – TIP557 | Youtube video. Tune in to the Mastermind Discussion Q1 2023 – TIP528 | Youtube video. Listen to the Mastermind Discussion Q1 2022 – TIP418 | Youtube video. Tune in to the Mastermind Discussion Q2 2022 – TIP450 | Youtube video. Listen to the Mastermind Discussion Q3 2022 – TIP475 | Youtube video. Tune in to the Mastermind Discussion Q4 2022 – TIP496 | Youtube video. Tobias Carlisle's podcast, The Acquirer's Podcast. Tobias Carlisle's ETF, ZIG. Tobias Carlisle's ETF, Deep. Tobias Carlisle's book, The Acquirer's Multiple – read reviews of this book. Tobias Carlisle's Acquirer's Multiple stock screener: AcquirersMultiple.com. Tweet directly to Tobias Carlisle. Hari's Blog: BitsBusiness.com. Tweet directly to Hari Ramachandra. 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 NetSuite TurboTax Fidelity Linkedin Marketing Solutions Wise Fundrise NDTCO Vacasa NerdWallet BiOptimizers - Nootopia Babbel Efani 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

Transcribed - Published: 25 February 2024

TIP609: Fooled by Randomness by Nassim Taleb

On today’s episode, Clay reviews Nassim Taleb’s book – Fooled by Randomness. Nassim Taleb is a Lebanon-born American mathematician and statistician whose work concerns problems of randomness, probability, and uncertainty. He’s very well known for his popular books, including The Black Swan, Antifragile, Skin in the Game, and Fooled by Randomness. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro. 01:37 - The role of luck in investing. 04:51 - Biases that get investors into trouble, such as the survivorship bias and the endowment effect. 10:09 - Why we should develop a sense of skepticism and humility. 15:52 - Why it’s so important to understand alternative histories. 30:47 - Why humans are more prone to make investment decisions based on emotions rather than facts and probabilities. 37:31 - What the firehouse effect is. 39:33 - The story of a trader who got married to his positions which ended up being a value trap. 48:08 - What chaos theory is. 58:54 - How Taleb’s investment strategy capitalizes on asymmetric opportunities. 62:06 - Distinguishing a good process from a good outcome. 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. Nassim Taleb’s books: Fooled by Randomness, Antifragile, The Black Swan, & Skin in the Game. Episode Mentioned: TIP558: How Ackman & Taleb Profited Billions During Market Crashes w/ Scott Patterson | YouTube Video. Episode Mentioned: TIP597: Darwin's Investing Lessons w/ Kyle Grieve | YouTube Video. Episode Mentioned: TIP579: Big Mistakes by Michael Batnick | YouTube Video. Follow Clay on Twitter. Learn more about the Berkshire Summit by clicking here or emailing Clay at [email protected]. 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 NetSuite TurboTax Fidelity Linkedin Marketing Solutions Wise Fundrise NDTCO Vacasa NerdWallet BiOptimizers - Nootopia Babbel Efani 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

Transcribed - Published: 23 February 2024

BTC170: Bitcoin's Hardware Future w Bob Burnett (Bitcoin Podcast)

Bob Burnett shifts from tech executive to Bitcoin mining leader, focusing on innovative, sustainable solutions. He explores Bitcoin's challenges, the significance of ASICs beyond finance, and strategies for navigating regulatory environments. Burnett's insights into future trends and advice for tech entrepreneurs underscore the importance of adaptive strategies and sustainability in the evolving Bitcoin landscape. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 02:11 - Bob Burnett's journey from tech executive to leading Bitcoin mining initiatives. 18:13 - The importance of sustainable practices in the Bitcoin mining industry. 27:44 - Strategies for navigating the complex regulatory environment of Bitcoin. 35:06 - How blockchain technology extends beyond finance into other sectors. 37:01 - The significance of adaptability for entrepreneurs in the tech and finance industries. 62:15 - Insights into the future trends and potential of Bitcoin. 69:08 - Lessons in leadership and innovation drawn from Burnett's extensive experience. Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences. BOOKS AND RESOURCES Check out: Bob’s Twitter. Visit: Barefoot mining website. 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 NetSuite TurboTax Fidelity Linkedin Marketing Solutions Wise Fundrise NDTCO Vacasa NerdWallet BiOptimizers - Nootopia Babbel Efani Shopify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Transcribed - Published: 21 February 2024

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