Top Podcasts of the Week

Top podcasts of the week!


1. We Study Billionaires TIP234: Mastermind Discussion

Preston Pysh, Stig Brodersen, Toby Carlisle from the Acquirers Multiple, and Hari Ramachandra from Bits Business discuss stock picks for the first quarter of 2019. The group covers their ideas and methodology. The picks cover Bed Bath and Beyond, Nucore, Steel Dynamics, Alibaba, and Microsoft.

2. Capital Allocators EP. 91 Manny Friedman – EJF on Economic Opportunity Zones

Manny Friedman, founder of EJF Capital discusses the new regulation that opened up Opportunity Zones, the potential capital allocation effects, the main goal of investment and job creation, and what could go wrong.

3. DoubleLine – The Sherman Show S5 E6 Francisco Blanch, Head of Commodities and Derivatives Research

Francisco Blanch is head of Global Commodities and Derivatives at Bank of America. He discusses his views on commodities, a deceleration in economic growth that has been a headwind for commodities, how some of the supply factors are re-asserting themselves, oil and U.S. oil independence as a net-exporter, liquidity and deep market access, the relationship between the U.S. and China, the challenging fiscal path the U.S. has in front of it and the relationship of the U.S. dollar with factors like trade, current account, and fiscal positions, and investor exposure to commodities.

4. Masters in Business Roger Ibbotson Discusses the History of Finance

Roger Ibbotson is a professor emeritus of finance at Yale University who serves as chairman and chief investment officer at Zebra Capital Management LLC. He was also the founder and chairman of Ibbotson Associates (now a Morningstar company) and executive director of the Center for Research in Security Prices, which helped transform finance into a field of empirical study. He is the author of the new book, Popularity: A Bridge Between Classical and Behavioral Finance. Roger discusses CRISP, and the stock market data it brought to light, launching Ibbotson and Associates, factor based investing and risk premiums, tail risk, applying popularity in deploying capital, and elements he considers when looking at popularity pools of longs and shorts.

POTPOURRI (Non-Business Related)

Here’s ours:

Episode #147: The Stay Rich Portfolio (or, How to Add 2% Yield to Your Savings Account)

Good investing,
Meb Faber