The Mental Keys of Trading

“In bear markets, stocks return to their rightful owners.”

– J.P. Morgan


AQR – The Stock/Bond Correlation (18 pages)

Historical perspective on the stock/bond correlation, and what the implications of a change in that relationship might mean.

J.P. Morgan – Guide to the Markets (71 pages)

J.P. Morgan with the 3Q 2022 Guide to the Markets.

📺 Renaissance Technologies founder Jim Simons discusses his background in mathematics, the future of quantitative and fundamental investing, and why he’s never hired someone who has only worked in finance. Link

🎧 Josh Wolfe, Annie Duke, Michael Mauboussin & Daniel Kahneman recorded four podcast episodes covering a range of topics:

🎧 Ruja Ignatova, also known as the “Crytoqueen,” was just added to the FBI’s most wanted list. She allegedly helped defraud investors out of $4 billion before disappearing in 2017. BBC Radio did a great podcast series about her story in 2020. Link

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The Mental Keys of Trading — Dan Morehead
[6/23/22 – 50 minutes]
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Pantera Capital CEO Dan Morehead walks through the thesis behind his four biggest trades and the lessons from each, including Tesla and Bitcoin.





From The Episode:
“No car company had gone public since Ford Motor Company (before Tesla).”

Producer Jason Blum on Money vs. Creativity
[6/29/22–34 minutes]
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Successful media executive Jason Blum elaborates on his recent NYT piece about why the Netflix model to finance movies isn’t optimal from both a business and creativity perspective. He also touches on the state of streaming today and why the sell off in media names is healthy for the industry.




From The Episode:
“I think the last several years, there’s been a valuation to media companies similar to valuations in tech, where profitability didn’t matter. Companies were valued on … magical thinking, future profits they could potentially make.”

Master Investor Ed Thorp
[6/28/22 – 93 minutes]
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Thorp joins Tim Ferriss (listen to their first episode here) to discuss the importance of thinking for yourself, why numeracy is important, his approach to longevity, and the perils of investment fads.





From The Episode:
“An important thing for everyone is to think about the world and society as us instead of me and to try to act that way and to think longer term. Think about how the things one does affects the people around not only right away but down through the years.”

Good investing,

The Idea Farm Team


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