We Study Billionaires - The Investors Podcast

We Study Billionaires - The Investors Podcast

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First, we like to have fun. Second, we read and talk about the books that have influenced billionaires the most.

Episodes

TIP135: Henry Ford & the Secrets of his Success w/ Christopher Whalen (Business Podcast)  

In this show, we talk to the brilliant Christopher Whalen about his new book titled, Ford Men. Whalen provides profound research into the ultimate success of the Ford Motor Company. In this episode, you'll learn: • How Henry Ford almost destroyed his company several times • How Henry Ford closed down the entire banking system in the US • Why the product launch of the Ford Edsel in 1958 is still considered the best marketing case today • Two takeaways from Ford Motor Company that all business owners should know

TIP134: Unshakeable by Tony Robbins (Business Podcast)  

One of the biggest names in self-help is Tony Robbins. Since the 2008 financial crisis, Robbins has been on a mission to educate the world about the stock market and the best ways to protect yourself against substantial loss. In 2014, Robbins' wrote the book, Money Master the Game. Today, he has a new book titled, Unshakeable, and it's the #1 investing book on Amazon. In this episode, Preston and Stig discuss what they learned from reading Robbins' newest book, Unshakeable. In this episode, you'll learn: • What you can and can’t control in the financial markets • The truth about diversification • Why private equity funds are not worth their high fees • Why you should write down your personal rules before you invest

TIP133: Alan Greenspan & Richard Duncan - Macro Economics (Business Podcast)  

In this episode, you'll learn: • About Richard Duncan’s recent conversation with former FED Chairman Alan Greenspan • How $10T was suddenly created out of thin air and the impact of the world economy • How the Chinese trade surplus with the US impacts the global economy • How and why China is building out new infrastructure equivalent to 10 US highway systems • How the US should invest in infrastructure

TIP132: Raoul Pal - Macro Investing & New Opportunities (Business Podcast)  

In this episode, you'll learn: • Why Tesla might be one of the worst stock picks right now • Why the real investors are bears on oil, while speculators are bulls • Why the dollar will strengthen, and why a recession might even accelerate it • Why the Iranian economy might be one of the best places to put your money • Why India’s ban on cash is a smart move for a developing economy

TIP131: Smarter, Faster, Better by Charles Duhigg (Business Podcast)  

Recently, we heard an interview where Billionaire Ray Dalio mentioned he purchased a copy of Charles Duhigg's book for everyone in his company to read. As a result, we were captivated by the comment and decided to see what the buzz was about. In this episode, we read Duhigg's newest book, Smarter, Faster, Better, and learn all about productivity. In this episode, you'll learn: Why control is the key to motivating people How to form the best teams? Why GE is setting both SMART goals and strength goals How to statistically make the best decisions Ask the Investors: How diversified should I be when my portfolio is my net worth?

TIP130: Mastermind Discussion 1Q 2017 (Investing Podcast)  

In this episode, you'll learn: • If Charlie Munger thinks it’s better to invest in China than the US • If Warren Buffett is winning his $1M cash bet against hedge funds • Why Warren Buffett’s is holding $86B in cash • Why index funds are mispricing individual stocks • Why Bill Miller thinks the stock market could easily go higher

TIP129: Bill Gates' Book Recommendation - Mindset by Carol Dweck (Business Podcast)  

In this episode, you'll learn: • Why and how you should evolve from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset • How ego stops your personal development and humility makes it grow • Ask the investors: What would happen in the financial markets if everyone followed a value investing approach? • Ask the investors: How does Stanley Druckenmiller use momentum investing to beat the market?

TIP128: Edward Thorp - Investing Legend, Math Genius (Business Podcast)  

In this episode, Preston and Stig talk to renown author, mathematician, and investor, Dr. Edward Thorp. Thorp's personal net worth is $800M, and he has achieved a 20% annual return for 30 years in the stock market. Before becoming one of the best hedge fund managers on the planet, Dr. Thorp literally wrote the book on card-counting for blackjack. The name of the book was, Beat the Dealer, and the techniques taught in the book went on the create an entire culture around card counting in Casinos. You won't want to miss this conversation as the hosts uncover some fascinating ideas from one of the smartest mathematical minds on the planet.

TIP 127 : Living In Space and What's Next w/ NASA Astronaut Tim Kopra  

In this episode, you’ll learn:

What it's like to get shot into space What it's like to live in the International Space Station What it's like to re-enter the earth's atmosphere Why billionaire Elon Musk thought it was easier to start up a space company than making the cut to become an astronaut at NASA How it literally feels to walk around in space and why it’s very different from what you see in the movies. Why big goals are empowering and how to model your behavior to achieve them. Which impact billionaires Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos have had on the space industry and if we’ll ever colonize Mars.
TIP 126 : The Third Wave - A Review of Billionaire Steve Case's Book (Business Podcast)  

In this episode, you'll learn:

Why the story of AOL is really a story about the Internet. How to negotiate with Microsoft when Bill Gates really wants to crush you. Why and how the Internet will be enabled in all devices in the future. Why the biggest merger in the field of technology failed and what we can learn from it.
TIP 125 : Billionaire Reid Hoffman & The Start-Up of You (Business Podcast)  

In this episode, you'll learn:
• How to build a professional network, so you don’t have to apply for a job the traditional way.
• How you develop a competitive advantage as an employee in today’s market
• How to take intelligent risks in your business and on your job.
• Ask the investors: What are the biggest biases new investors have?

TIP 124 : One Up On Wall Street by Peter Lynch (Business Podcast)  

In this episode, you'll learn:

If new investors should build their portfolio around small cap stocks. Why there is more to it than just picking companies you understand How to identify a stock pick that has pricing power. A rather untraditional approach to identifying good stocks. Ask The Investors: Should a value investor invest in net-net stocks?
TIP 123 : Part 2 Momentum Investing w/ Dr. Wesley Gray (Finance Podcast)  

In this episode you will learn:

Why value investors have the perfect temperament to follow a momentum strategy. If investors can improve their momentum strategy by individual stock picking. Why Dr. Gray is long US stocks though he believes they are highly overvalued. Ask the Investors: Why and when you should consider shorting the S&P500. Ask the Investors: What moment did you decided to become a lifelong learner?
TIP 122 : Momentum Investing w/ Dr. Wesley Gray (Business Podcast)  

In this episode, you'll learn:

Why momentum investing is not the same as growth investing Why value investor should consider a momentum strategy in their portfolio Why investing is like poker, where the best players win over time Ask the investors: What do you look for in a 10K?
TIP 121 : Super-Investor Mohnish Pabrai - Part 2 (Business Podcast)  

In this episode, you'll learn:

Why Mohnish Pabrai recently invested in Southwest Airlines. What Mohnish Pabrai’s biggest investment mistake is, and how he later made more than $100 million because of it. If Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger consider any macro decisions in their investment approach. Why the airline industry is a terrible sector, but might still be a great investment at the moment.
TIP 120 : Warren Buffett's Clone: Mohnish Pabrai - Part I (Business Podcast)  

In this episode, you'll learn:

How Mohnish accumulated business knowledge from the age of 11 Why Mohnish is one of the very best and respected investors in the value investing community What special advantages people like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett had to become so successful How Mohnish set up and ran a business like Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger Why investing is not a team sport
TIP 119 : The Lean Startup by Eric Ries (Business Podcast)  

In this episode, you'll learn:

How to use Six sigma to optimize your processes. How to use Validated Learning to develop what the customer truly wants. What Innovation Accounting is and why every start-up should use it. How to develop a minimum viable product, and push it out as soon as possible. Why you should always ask “Why” 5 times when your company faces a problem.
TIP 118 : Mastermind Discussion 4th Quarter (Business Podcast)  

In this episode, the mastermind members discuss the following topics:

Why Berkshire Hathaway is building a small equity position in the airline industry. Why gold might be a good asset class depending on the country you live in. What has caused the sell-off in bonds and how that will influence the stock market. Why India recently took the biggest currency bills out of circulation overnight.
TIP 117 : Value Investing Legend, Bill Miller (Business Podcast)  

In this episode, we interview one of the best investors of all time, Bill Miller.  We discuss the following topics:

Why Bill thinks some value investors miscalculate the value of Amazon. Why billionaire macro investors think that bond yields might go to 6% in 12-18 months. If the Enterprise Multiple is the best key ratio to filter stocks by. Why Bill thinks Apple was a bad capital allocator and how they have improved. How Bill views the value of Tesla at the end of 2016.
TIP 116 : The 35 Year Bond Bubble w/ Grant Williams (Business Podcast)  

In this episode we study:

- Ray Dalio's thoughts on whether the Bond Market has ended it's Bull Streak 

- Why Cash might be a great call option on all asset classes

- Thoughts on the current conditions of Gold

- What an economic reset is and how it applies to today's market

- Why the dollar is the primary reserve currency on borrowed time  

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