Animal Spirits Podcast

Animal spirits is a show about markets, life, and investing. Join Michael Batnick and Ben Carlson as they talk about what they're reading, writing, listening to and watching. Look for new episodes every Wednesday morning.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 37m. Bisher sind 103 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts


episode 98: Paycheck to Paycheck

On this week's show we discuss yield curve inversions, why everyone is always predicting recessions, RV indicators, bonds are expensive, who buys negative rate bonds, our new noobwhale t-shirts, VC pump & dumps, how many people live...



Talk Your Book: Invest like a Hedge Fund with Titan

On today’s animal Spirits Talk Your Book, Michael and Ben talk to Clay Gardner of titan invest. Titan is on a mission to democratize hedge fund investing. Go to for more information. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben...



episode 97: Business in a Box

On this week's show we discuss what to make of negative interest rates, who is buying these bonds with negative rates, the new Apple credit card, the growth in takeout food, why fly swatters can't be disrupted, how Planet Fitness hacked human nature...



episode 96: The Bankrupt Barber

On this week's show we discuss how stocks have reacted to past Fed rate cuts, why is the stock market falling, why aren't there more unicorn companies in Japan, nature vs. nurture in your finances, why Michael bought a Peloton, Noobwhale t-shirts, can...



episode 95: Re-Kindled: Superforecasting

On this edition of Re-Kindled we discuss Philip Tetlock's masterpiece on prediction, Superforecasting. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common Sense Michael Batnick’s The Irrelevant Investor Like us on Facebook ...



episode 94: Rush For the Exits

On this week's show we discuss intellectual shaming, power laws in the stock market, the insane number of stocks that end up losers, why are fewer people driving minivans, what would happen if the USD lost reserve currency status, will there ever be...



episode 93: Broke & Overweight

On this week's show we discuss why are fewer people subscribing to Netflix, will we ever really reach peak podcast, how many people own their home outright, what is the chance your home will go down in value over 5 years, Elizabeth Warren's plan to...



episode 92: Shielded Alpha

On this week's show we discuss the upside to social media, zombie VC companies, podcasting at Wealth/Stack, bubbles and career risk, using credit card reward points, where couples meet these days, the contradictory nature of having skin in the game,...


 2019-07-17  46m

Talk Your Book: Agricultural Commodities

On this week's Talk Your Book, Michael and Ben sat down with Sal Gilbertie, CEO and founder of Teucrium Trading, an ETF provider of agricultural commodities products. Find complete shownotes on our blogs... Ben Carlson’s A Wealth of Common...


 2019-07-15  40m

episode 91: The Next Big Short?

On this week's show we discuss does all the high-frequency trading at the start and end of the day matter, what trends will die off with the baby boomer generation, is Rich Dad, Poor Dad real, visualizing wealth inequality, Walmart's competition with...


 2019-07-10  36m