Join Grant Williams and his guests for a series of random walks around the fringes of finance and gain a better understanding of how the economic sands are shifting beneath our feet.
The End Game Ep. 14 - Paul Singer
Bill and Grant welcome Paul Singer, Founder, President, Co-Chief Executive Officer, and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Elliott Investment Management L.P.Among the topics covered in this extremely rare and endlessly fascinating conversation are Paul's thoughts on the importance of understanding markets are little more than mass experiments in psychology, the fallacy of 'sitting passively', the creation of value for clients and the corner into which the Fed and other central banks have painted themselves.Don't forget to visit www.grant-williams.com to find out more about how to access future episodes of The End Game after February 1st.
The End Game Ep. 13 - The Return Of The Lord Of The Dark Matter
James Aitken returns to The End Game to take a look back at 2020 and a look forward to 2021.Where did he get things wrong and why? What went according to his forecasts, and, most importantly, what has this turbulent year taught him that will help him in the future?From the dangers of 'Big Dicking it' to Robert Shiller's nasty case of FOMO to the curious birth of the Equity Vigilantes, James shows precisely why his thoughts are so indispensable to his clients.Oh, and for all you crypto zeal...fans out there, this is a conversation you won't want to miss - albeit one with a potentially nasty sting in its tail...
Super Terrific Happy Hour Ep. 8 - Peter Atwater: Our Sentimental Friend
Stephanie and Grant Welcome Peter Atwater, the brains behind Financial Insyghts to the Super Terrific Happy Hour for a discussion about mood and markets.The three discuss how the stock market's blistering rise has been fueled by sentiment, the places Peter sees potential trouble brewing and the dangers of complacency amidst today's euphoria.In addition Stephanie takes a look at everybody's favourite subject - the dollar - and ponders what the strange action of the world's reserve currency in recent months may portend.
The End Game Ep. 12 - Fred Hickey
Bill and Grant are joined by their mutual friend, Fred Hickey, author of The High Tech Strategist for over 30 years.Despite a couple of technical glitches, what follows is an extraordinary deep dive into Fred's process for producing his incredible monthly letter, an examination of gold's role in a portfolio and some detailed explanations as to why gold and, in particular, some of the companies that pull it from the ground have an important role to play in The End Game.Yes, Bitcoin is discussed. No, Bitcoin fans won't like what's said, but their time will come so don't let that distract you from what is an absolutely phenomenal contribution to our search for The End Game...
The End Game Ep. 11 - Jim Rogers
After a series of brain-churning conversations, take a breather this week and join us for a fun-filled journey around the investment world with the one and only Jim Rogers.Hear Jim's candid views on Japan, China, North Korea, the UK and the opportunities available in Venezuela, as well as cryptocurrencies, the impossibility of being short anything right now and the subject on everybody's lips post-the U.S. election - Chinese wine stocks...
The End Game Ep. 10 - Chris Cole
Chris Cole of Artemis Capital Management is the latest stellar guest to grace The End Game as he takes Bill and Grant on an extraordinary journey through the many ways in which volatility affects risk assets.From Golems & Tulpas to the Ouroboros, Chris paints a remarkable picture of the twin realms of fantasy and reality and how they intertwine to create the world around us.From the option market tail wagging the equity market dog to the assured disaster awaiting the pension fund industry, Chris explains volatility's important role in the present and, importantly, the future.Don't miss this profound conversation.