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The Standard Deviations podcast is a weekly production that looks at money, mind and meaning, all through a psychological lens. Each week, psychologist and New York Times bestselling author Dr. Daniel Crosby interviews a fascinating new guest, experts in everything from finance to literature to wellness. Each guest provides listeners with three concrete ways to apply what was learned that week, ensuring that weekly listening becomes part of a path to a richer life. Episodes are brief, resear ...
 
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Tune in to hear: - Why might the narrative that “our parents’ generation had it much easier financially than we do now” be incorrect? What assumptions does it make? - When yields on a 50/50 stock and bond portfolio, yields are historically anemic right now. What are investors supposed to do in a time like this and how do we prevent them from just c…
 
On this week's show we discuss the huge miss in the job's report, why stock market valuations are so hard to use today, why we need to build more houses, the insane spike in lumber prices, the downfall of growth stocks, the most intimidating movie characters of all-time and more. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Com…
 
On today's show, we talk with Scott Lynn about one of the best performing asset classes during the pandemic. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel free to shoot us an email at animalspiritspod@gmail.com with any feedback, questions, recom…
 
"There will always be people with more success, prestige, money or accolades than you. Easier said than done, but not worrying about how much money other people are making will save you a lot of unnecessary stress and angst." - Ben Carlson For more visit: A Wealth of Common Sense For disclosure information please visit: https://ritholtzwealth.com/b…
 
On this week's show we discuss the roommate theory, Bill Murray, the massive scale of the 5 big tech stocks, rational vs. irrational bubbles, pros and cons of Robinhood, crypto going off and much more. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And fee…
 
On today's show Michael and Ben speak with Ezra Levine of Collectable to discuss what's driving the red hot sports memorabilia market. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel free to shoot us an email at animalspiritspod@gmail.com with any …
 
"If Charles Ponzi were alive today, I have no doubt that he would be able to raise capital from investors, probably in the form of a SPAC. Many investors would laud him for being a genius as he bilked investors out of millions of dollars." - Ben Carlson For more visit: A Wealth of Common Sense For disclosure information please visit: https://rithol…
 
"The beauty of a small allocation to a fun bucket within your portfolio is it allows you to scratch an itch, therefore leaving the rest of your portfolio alone." - Ben Carlson For more visit: A Wealth of Common Sense For disclosure information please visit: https://ritholtzwealth.com/blog-disclosures/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out i…
 
Tune in to hear: - Why is Adam Smith considered to be the original behavioral economist? - Mike is advocating for mission driven capitalism. How does this contrast with a more classic approach to Capitalism that’s focused on shareholder value? - Why might mission driven corporations outperform the S&P 500? Is there a specific mechanic at play here?…
 
On this week's show we discuss the crypto crash, setting return expectations, make life changes because of the pandemic, cynical thinking because of the internet, taxes vs. the stock market and more. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel …
 
On today's show we speak with Ben Miller of Fundrise about why the future of single family housing is about to change in a big way. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel free to shoot us an email at animalspiritspod@gmail.com with any fee…
 
"How could there be value created from ‘mining’ digits on a computer? Then again, how did paper currency derive value? The value lies in our collective belief and agreement in that value." - Blair duQuesnay For more visit: The Belle Curve For disclosure information please visit: https://ritholtzwealth.com/blog-disclosures/ See acast.com/privacy for…
 
Tune in to hear: - Why do we often defer our dreams for so long and how might we be more proactive in seeking them out? - Reflecting back on their lives, many people wish they had taken more risks. Why might we see this with such clarity at the end of our lives, while actually living it in the present is so difficult for most of us? - Is “following…
 
On this week's show we talk about dogecoin, the crypto crash, money-losing companies, buyers of second homes, why 2008 broke so many brains, a shortage of homeowners, a new idea for Airbnb and more. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel f…
 
"The nature of wealth seems to be changing. Not only is wealth inequality higher than in the past. The acquisition of wealth seems to be occurring at a more rapid pace. The idea of the 'millionaire next door' still exists but now seems passé." - Tadas Viskanta For more visit: Abnormal Returns For disclosure information please visit: https://ritholt…
 
On today's Talk Your book we catch up with BlockFi's Zac Prince on the Coinbase IPO, running a growth company, a downside to Ethereum, institutional adoption to crypto and more. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel free to shoot us an em…
 
Dr. Richard Smith believes that risk literacy is essential not only for independent investors; it’s essential for anyone looking to succeed in today’s exploding digital marketplaces. Pulling from his expertise in mathematics and technology, Dr. Smith advises his clients on how to navigate the noise and distractions presented by the media and social…
 
"It’s a bonanza. Retail bankruptcies didn’t show up. Corporate bankruptcies didn’t show up. Lots of stuff got worked out and renegotiated with the ubiquitous grease of easy money on slathered atop everyone’s palms, although most of the palliative financial treatments of this era occurred via DocuSign rather than physical handshake." - Josh Brown Fo…
 
On today's show we discuss housing bubble talk, huge fund inflows into stocks, gains for the bottom 50%, shortages, inflation and investing in collectibles. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel free to shoot us an email at animalspiritsp…
 
"If done correctly, the life insurance policy pays out a death benefit that is tax free to their children and passes outside of the estate, avoiding estate tax as well. At no out of pocket expense, this family has leveraged ‘small’ annual gifts to provide a legacy to the grandchildren." - Blair duQuesnay For more visit: The Belle Curve For disclosu…
 
On today's Animal Spirits, Michael and Ben answer listener questions. Everything from personal finance to real estate to investments, and everything in-between. Keep the emails coming! Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel free to shoot u…
 
"Bands used to tour to promote their albums, which was how they monetized their created works. Now, they put out an album so they can tour, which is where most of the monetization is today. If they could capture a higher percentage of the gate – including secondary market resales – it could change the economics dramatically." - Barry Ritholtz For m…
 
On today's show we discuss the rise in Gen Z traders, how retail investors are impacting the market, the 4 types of Robinhood traders, the dependability of market cycles, going from being a saver to being a spender and more. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like…
 
Tune in to hear: - Why does Tra’s new book on entrepreneurship, Boss Brain, start with a focus on evolutionary psychology and brain science? - Does our wiring lead to a certain determinism or can we embolden ourselves by understanding our inner workings? - What are some cases where business owners confuse predictability with control? - Currently, 9…
 
On today's Talk Your Book we spoke with Phil Pearlman of Osprey Funds about cryptocurrencies. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel free to shoot us an email at animalspiritspod@gmail.com with any feedback, questions, recommendations, or …
 
This week, Dr. Crosby is joined by fellow behavioral finance geek Neil Bage. Neil is passionate about helping people make safe and informed choices and is a specialist on behavioral drivers of financial decisions. In this episode, we turn the tables and Neil interviews Daniel in celebration of the 2nd Edition release of Dr. Crosby's book 'The Laws …
 
"If ever you needed proof that the day-to-day noise is a boon for traders but the bane of investors, 2020 was it. Had you missed the entire year, and not ever touched your portfolios, you would have been much better off." - Barry Ritholtz For more visit: The Big Picture For disclosure information please visit: https://ritholtzwealth.com/blog-disclo…
 
On today's show we discuss the most bullish thing about the stock market right now, the catalyst for value beating growth, when the smart money is really dumb, the relationship between inflation and wealth inequality, the best time ever to found a start-up and more. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Mich…
 
JC Parets launched the All Star Charts Research Platform in September of 2014 to provide technical analysis commentary across all asset classes to investors worldwide. He also has his own podcast, Technical Analysis Radio, which helps others grow their knowledge of technical analysis. JC grew up in Miami, FL and is a big sports fan. When he’s not l…
 
"This is important to all top-callers. If you manage capital for clients, your top call will raise all sorts of issues with them. You certainly can’t be long the markets after your top call. Remember what the great Barton Biggs, Morgan Stanley’s former strategist, said: “Bullish and wrong and clients are angry; bearish and wrong and they fire you.”…
 
On today's Talk Your Book we speak with David Dziekanski, portfolio manager for the SoFi Gig Economy ETF. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook And feel free to shoot us an email at animalspiritspod@gmail.com with any feedback, questions, recommen…
 
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