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We interview and study famous financial billionaires, including Warren Buffett, Ray Dalio, and Howard Marks, and teach you what we learn and how you can apply their investment strategies in the stock market. We Study Billionaires is the largest stock investing podcast show in the world with 150,000,000+ downloads and is hosted by Stig Brodersen, Preston Pysh, William Green, Clay Finck, and Kyle Grieve. This podcast also includes the Richer Wiser Happier series hosted by best-selling author W ...
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On today’s episode, Clay reviews Nassim Taleb’s book – Fooled by Randomness. Nassim Taleb is a Lebanon-born American mathematician and statistician whose work concerns problems of randomness, probability, and uncertainty. He’s very well known for his popular books, including The Black Swan, Antifragile, Skin in the Game, and Fooled by Randomness. I…
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Bob Burnett shifts from tech executive to Bitcoin mining leader, focusing on innovative, sustainable solutions. He explores Bitcoin's challenges, the significance of ASICs beyond finance, and strategies for navigating regulatory environments. Burnett's insights into future trends and advice for tech entrepreneurs underscore the importance of adapti…
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In this episode, William Green chats with famed investor Bruce Berkowitz, whose Fairholme Fund has beaten the S&P 500 by 529 percentage points over 23 years. Bruce, who was named Morningstar’s Domestic Stock-Fund Manager of the Decade in 2009, talks here about the ups & downs of his volatile career, how he changed his investment strategy after thre…
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On today’s episode, Clay chats with Chris Mayer about long-term compounding and a few of his holdings, including Constellation Software. Chris is well-known for his book, 100 Baggers, and has inspired thousands of readers to become better investors. If you’re interested in investing in multi-baggers, then this episode is a must-listen. Chris is the…
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Alex Gladstein discusses Bitcoin's impact on Africa, leveraging natural resources for mining to provide electricity and financial stability. Highlighting cases in Malawi and Kenya, he shows how Bitcoin offers a stable currency and supports renewable energy, transforming economic landscapes and promoting sustainable development. This narrative illus…
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Kyle talks to Paul Andreola about how he evaluates smallcap stocks, why flipping over as many rocks as possible is such a strong strategy, why to put all your focus on profitable growing businesses, why the PEG ratio is so important for finding great opportunities, the importance of understanding the capital raising process, why value will always s…
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On today’s episode, Clay is joined by Ian Cassel to discuss multi-bagger first principles, what he’s learned from investor Tony Deden, and biases he has had to overcome to continue improving as an investor. Ian is a full-time microcap investor and CIO of Intelligent Fanatics Capital Management. He is the founder of MicroCapClub.com and co-founder o…
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Dive into Bitcoin's future with Romain Rouphael: Unpacking his journey from finance to pioneering in Bitcoin research, LN Markets, and DLC Markets. Discover how leveraging Bitcoin for payments and building on its secure infrastructure is changing trading with instant settlements, trustless derivatives, and over $2 billion traded. Learn about the in…
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On today’s episode, Kyle talks to Dede Eyesan about investing outside of your home country and what you need to research to improve your circle of competence, why China, India, and Japan have some interesting businesses and which sectors might produce the next outperformers, the strength of monopoly type businesses when searching for outperformers,…
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On today’s episode, Clay and Kyle give an overview of their best quality stock idea for Q1 2024. This quarter, they discuss Evolution AB. Evolution AB is well-known in the world of quality investors. The stock has compounded by over 60% per year over the past 5 years and seems to have a long runway for growth ahead. Clay and Kyle give an overview o…
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Dive into the world of Bitcoin mining with expert Harry Sudock. This episode unpacks the complexities of on-chain fee management and the intricacies of over-the-counter transactions on the blockchain. Sudock provides unique insights into the operational strategies of miners, revealing the unseen mechanisms that support blockchain efficiency and sta…
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On today’s show, Stig Brodersen talks with co-host William Green, the author of “Richer, Wiser, Happier.” With a strong focus on kindness, they discuss what has made them Richer, Wiser, or Happier in the past quarter. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 01:26 - What we can learn from the greatest investors about being authentic 16:40 - How…
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On today’s episode, Clay is joined by Morgan Housel to discuss his newest book, Same as Ever, and uncover the key themes in financial history that have never changed. Morgan Housel is a partner at The Collaborative Fund. He’s the New York Times Bestselling author of The Psychology of Money and Same As Ever. His books have sold over 4.5 million copi…
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Join us in this insightful episode where Caitlin Long of Custodia Bank and Wes Knobel delve into the innovative non-fractional reserve system, the challenges faced with the Federal Reserve, and the dynamic world of cryptocurrency banking. They discuss Custodia's unique approach, its role in the post-Silicon Valley bank crisis landscape, and the evo…
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In this episode, William Green chats with Laura Geritz, founder of Rondure Global Advisors, which scours the globe in search of high-quality companies trading at attractive prices in places like India, China, Japan, Thailand, Taiwan, Turkey, Brazil, & Mexico. Here, Laura makes the case for allocating more money to undervalued stocks outside the US.…
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On today’s episode, Clay shares his biggest takeaways from reading billionaire Willis Johnson’s book – Junk to Gold. Willis Johnson founded Copart in 1982, and today he is worth over $2.6 billion through his equity ownership in the company. Copart is one of the most impressive businesses we’ve studied. Over the past 30 years, the stock has compound…
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Dive into Bitcoin's 2024 technical landscape with NVK. We dissect the impact of covenants and CheckTemplateVerify (CTV) on smart contracting and scalability, analyze OP_RETURN's usage, and evaluate the Lightning Network's potential for scaling. We also ponder Layer 2's self-custody significance, tackle block spam concerns with node filters, and del…
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On today’s episode, Kyle talks to Hamilton Helmer about the power of being an educator and how it’s helped him improve at strategy and investing, the differences between power and operational excellence, how he formulated his 7 powers, a deep dive into all 7 powers, updated case studies of some of the powers, why barriers are so important when bene…
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On today’s episode, Clay is joined by Jonathan Boyar. They discuss his firm’s most recent release of The Forgotten Forty, which outlines their 40 best stock ideas for 2024. Jonathan Boyar is president of Boyar’s Intrinsic Value Research, an independent equity research boutique established in 1975 that counts some of the world’s largest sovereign we…
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In this insightful episode, real estate expert Leon Wankum delves into the evolving landscape of asset investments. We discuss how Bitcoin could redefine real estate's value, comparing traditional and digital asset strategies. Leon shares his thoughts on Bitcoin's influence on property prices, its role as a new monetary standard, and potential shif…
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In this episode, William Green brings back Daniel Goleman, author of “Emotional Intelligence,” an iconic book that’s sold over 5 million copies. Here, Dan talks about his new book, “Optimal: How to Sustain Personal & Organizational Excellence Every Day.” He explains how to master the skills of emotional intelligence to become more productive, more …
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On today’s episode, Clay shares a tribute to Charlie Munger since we just crossed what would have been his 100th birthday on January 1st, 2024. Charlie Munger was vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, the conglomerate controlled by Warren Buffett. Buffett described Munger as his closest partner and right-hand man. At the time of his death, Munger ha…
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We Study Billionaires podcast, hosted by Stig Brodersen, Preston Pysh, William Green, Clay Finck, and Kyle Grieve, is the flagship podcast of The Investor’s Podcast Network, with more than 100 Million downloads. On the show, they interview and study famous financial billionaires including Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, Howard Marks, and Bill Gates…
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In this insightful episode, we dive into the dual role of Bitcoin mining rigs in both generating cryptocurrency and heating water at home. Our guest, a skilled Bitcoin engineer, shares the technical nuances and environmental considerations of his unique setup. The conversation also analyzes the strategic consequences of the Red Sea conflict, discus…
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On today’s episode, Kyle shares the lessons he learned from reading What I Learned About Investing From Darwin by Pulak Prasad. The book is authored by Pulak Prasad, an investor out of India who helps run Nalanda Capital. From 2007 to 2022, they compounded their capital at 19% per annum turning 1 rupee into 13.8 rupees during that time sample!! But…
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On today’s show, Stig Brodersen talks with co-host Clay Finck. They outline how and why you should invest in high-quality businesses. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 01:43 - How to identify the best businesses 06:00 - Why you need to focus on barriers of entry when assessing a stock 06:44 - Why competition is for losers 18:28 - When ma…
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On today’s episode, Clay is joined by financial history expert, Jamie Catherwood, to discuss market forecasting, interest rates, and the efficiency of markets from a historical perspective. Jamie Catherwood is a Client Portfolio Specialist at O'Shaughnessy Asset Management and also the author of the popular blog, Investor Amnesia. IN THIS EPISODE, …
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In the podcast 'The Free Speech Solution' with Miljan Braticevic, we explore Nostr's role in free speech and its unique aspects. The discussion covers why Nostr is pivotal, its ecosystem, and Primal's user-focused approach, featuring an integrated wallet and open-source stack. Key topics include Zaps, reshaping content publishing, content moderatio…
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In this rare, in-depth interview, William Green chats with super investor Rick Rieder, who oversees about $2.6 trillion at BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager. Rick, who probably manages more money than any other investor on Earth, has an enormous range of responsibilities: he’s BlackRock’s chief investment officer of Global Fixed Income, …
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On today’s episode, Clay is joined by Scott Phillips to discuss how to invest during times of max pessimism. Scott is married to and manages money with Lauren Templeton, who is Sir John Templeton’s great-niece. Sir John was one of the greatest international investors of the 20th century and the master of finding pockets of the market that were most…
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Preston Pysh sits down with Bitcoin Mechanic to discuss Ocean's disruptive mining pool model, emphasizing non-custodial payments and transparent block templates. They tackle the current mining centralization trend, the innovative PoW marketplace for 2024, and respond to the controversy around the alleged censorship of certain Bitcoin transactions. …
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On today’s episode, Clay shares the lessons he learned from reading Elon Musk by Walter Isaacson. As our audience knows, Elon is, financially speaking, one of the world’s most successful individuals as Forbes has his net worth estimated at $248 billion, making him the richest individual on the planet. 25 years ago, Elon was making his mark in Silic…
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In a deep dive with Seb Bunney, author of "The Hidden Cost of Money," we explore the intricate impact of monetary systems on society. From historical interventions shaping finance to money's influence on mental health and politics, Bunney challenges mainstream views on capitalism and regulation, revealing how money shapes our world. Tune in for a t…
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In this special tribute, William Green celebrates the life & legacy of investing legend Charlie Munger. He shares personal anecdotes about his own interactions with Charlie & showcases an array of rich insights about Charlie from four famed investors: Mohnish Pabrai, Tom Gayner, Joel Greenblatt, & Chris Davis. They share some of Charlie’s most valu…
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On today’s episode, Clay is joined by Andrew Brenton. Andrew Brenton is the CEO and a co-founder of Turtle Creek. Since it’s inception in 1998, Turtle Creek has acheived an average annual return of 20% versus just 7% for the market. $10,000 invested into their fund at inception would have grown to over $885,000 as of September 30, 2023, and had tha…
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Preston Pysh brings back legal expert, Joe Carlasare and Bitcoin OG, American HODL, to talk about all things Bitcoin. This episode encompasses a wide-ranging, candid conversation about all the events happening in the Bitcoin ecosystem. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 01:32 - What is happening with Binance and the DOJ? 01:32 - Will the …
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In this episode, Stig Brodersen talks with investment expert Lyn Alden about currencies, debt, inflation, and how to invest in an uncertain world. IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 06:00 - Why the bull theses are always more thoughtful and plentiful, and how to account for that. 18:47 - The relationships between debt, inflation, and wars.…
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Clay Finck is joined by brain expert — Jim Kwik. They discuss how we can upgrade our brains by rethinking our purpose, revitalizing our energy, and taking small, simple steps every day. They also cover Jim’s tips for reading faster and improving retention to get more out of every page you read. Jim Kwik is a New York Times bestselling author, brain…
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James Lavish joins Preston Pysh to help understand an interesting situation where we’re starting to see failed treasury auctions, enormous recessionary pressures building in the markets, along with a reverse repo facility that’s getting drained at a breakneck pace. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 01:08 - What is James currently seeing …
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Clay Finck is joined by Brendan Hughes to chat about his new book – Markets in Chaos. The book explores various market crises including the covid-19 pandemic, hyperinflation in Zimbabwe, the stock market bubble in Iceland during the great financial crisis, and much more. Brendan is a Registered Investment Advisor for Lafayette Investments and has m…
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IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN: Why is Jeff training an AI agent to personify himself? How could such an agent potentially be used in the future? What does this mean for overall productivity for people that have the means to train such an agent? What other things might happen as a result of this AI growth? What is the difference between the way Jeff…
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On today’s episode, Clay is joined by Nelson Chu to do a deep dive on private credit. Nelson Chu is an experienced serial entrepreneur and the Founder and CEO of Percent, the modern credit marketplace. After witnessing the inefficiencies in the private credit markets, Nelson was inspired to transform this industry for the better and founded Percent…
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Preston Pysh talks to Parker Lewis about his most recent article, Bitcoin is Not a Hedge, what he thinks about the upcoming cycle, whether the halving cycle still matters, whether corporations will be taking a larger part in the coming cycle, and much, much more. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 01:08 - Why Parker is of the opinion that…
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In this episode, William Green chats with Anthony Kingsley, who oversees more than $10 billion at an investment firm named Findlay Park. Anthony is the portfolio manager of the Findlay Park American Fund, which has crushed its benchmark index by 1,200 percentage points over 25 years. Here, he discusses his firm’s surprisingly simple path to excepti…
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On today’s episode, Clay is joined by Kyle Grieve to share a stock deep dive on Dino Polska. Dino Polska is an incredible business that has increased its store base by over 5x since 2015 and increased its earnings per share by over 10x since that time. Kyle Grieve is the host of The Millennial Investing Podcast and also helps Clay run the TIP Maste…
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Preston Pysh chats with Bitcoin Magazine’s, Dylan LeClair all about the important Bitcoin news stories happening in the 4th Quarter of 2023. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 02:52 - How Dylan's AI adventure has progressed in 2023. 06:19 - What is causing the big moves in Bitcoin right now? 15:37 - What happens with the fixed income mark…
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In today's episode, Stig Brodersen speaks to Tobias Carlisle and Hari Ramachandra. Stig outlines why he put LVMH on his watchlist and is waiting to buy the dip. Hari’s pick, Dollar General, is down 50%, and super investors like Chris Bloonstran, Seth Klarman, and Tom Gayner have invested, and insiders have been buying too. Tobias pitches Inmode, a …
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Clay Finck is joined by Shree Viswanathan to discuss his concentrated, patient, and global approach to investing. They touch on many of the key aspects to successful long-term investing as well as one of Shree’s portfolio holdings, Dino Polska, which reminds him of Walmart in their early days. Shree Viswanathan is the founder and portfolio manager …
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In the fourth quarter 2023 mastermind discussion with Preston Pysh, Joe Carlasare, Jeff Ross, and Steven McClurg, we cover a broad range of macro and Bitcoin topics. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN: 00:00 - Intro 01:28 - The DTCC website listing various Bitcoin ETFs. 01:28 - Will the Bitcoin ETF even bring new interest to Bitcoin? 26:05 - What is hap…
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In this episode, William Green talks with Chris Davis, a renowned investor at Davis Advisors who also serves on Berkshire Hathaway’s board of directors. Here, Chris shares powerful lessons he’s learned from his mentors—Warren Buffett & Charlie Munger—about building financial resilience, learning from our mistakes, avoiding our weaknesses, harnessin…
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