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The World According to Boyar brings top investors, best selling authors, and market newsmakers to show you the smartest ways to uncover value in the stock market.

The World According to Boyar The Boyar Value Group

    • Business

The World According to Boyar brings top investors, best selling authors, and market newsmakers to show you the smartest ways to uncover value in the stock market.

    Neil Vogel, CEO of Dotdash Meredith on how they became the largest publisher in the United States and why they can now compete with both Google/Facebook plus much more…

    Neil Vogel, CEO of Dotdash Meredith on how they became the largest publisher in the United States and why they can now compete with both Google/Facebook plus much more…

    The Interview Discusses: 
    How Dotdash in a relatively short period of time became the largest publisher in the United States.IAC's recent acquisition of Meredith and why he believes they now have the scale to effectively compete against Facebook and GoogleLessons learned from working with media mogul Barry Diller.The future of print magazines and why Dotdash is intentionally shrinking their subscriber base.The tremendous licensing opportunities they intend to take advantage of.A potential spinout of Dotdash from parent company IAC.Biography:

    Neil Vogel is the CEO of Dotdash Meredith, the largest digital and print publisher in America. Prior to its acquisition of Meredith in December 2021, Mr. Vogel was the CEO of Dotdash, where he led the company’s transformation from a general information website (then About.com) to a vibrant collection of branded properties and one of the largest and fastest-growing online publishers. 
    Before joining Dotdash, Mr. Vogel was the Founder and CEO of Recognition Media, a creator and producer of award shows and media properties for digital, creative, and advertising communities including the Webby Awards and the Telly Awards. Prior to starting Recognition Media, Mr. Vogel was Chief Corporate Development Officer at Alloy Media + Marketing, a digital content and marketing services company focused on the teen and youth market. 
    Mr. Vogel is a member of the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Inquirer, the largest newspaper in America operated as a public-benefit corporation and serves as a venture partner at FirstMark Capital. He received a BS in Finance from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

    • 38 min
    The Wall Street Journal’s Spencer Jakab on the real winners of GameStop mania, Robinhood’s role in encouraging stock speculation (and how it came very close to bankruptcy), and how Chamath Palihapitiya and Elon Musk fueled the flames of the whole de

    The Wall Street Journal’s Spencer Jakab on the real winners of GameStop mania, Robinhood’s role in encouraging stock speculation (and how it came very close to bankruptcy), and how Chamath Palihapitiya and Elon Musk fueled the flames of the whole de

    The Interview Discusses:
    His fascinating new book, The Revolution That Wasn’t: GameStop, Reddit, and the Fleecing of Small Investors.Robinhood’s unique business model and whether Robinhood has “democratized” finance as it claims.How Robinhood came very close to the brink of insolvency.The role of “influencers” like Chamath Palihapitiya, Elon Musk, and David Portnoy in driving the speculative excess of 2021.His surprising take on Keith Gill, aka “Roaring Kitty.”Biography:

    Spencer Jakab is an award-winning financial journalist and a former top-rated stock analyst at Credit Suisse. He edits the Wall Street Journal’s “Heard on the Street” column and previously wrote the daily investing column “Ahead of the Tape.” Prior to joining the Journal he wrote for the “Lex” and “On Wall Street” columns at Britain’s Financial Times. 

    • 37 min
    James Hagedorn, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board Scotts Miracle-Gro CEO on the tremendous opportunity in the cannabis space, potentially spinning off the fast-growing Hawthorne division and more...

    James Hagedorn, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board Scotts Miracle-Gro CEO on the tremendous opportunity in the cannabis space, potentially spinning off the fast-growing Hawthorne division and more...

    The Interview Discusses: 
    How their cannabis division Hawthorne has grown over 100% over the past two years.Why he decided to enter the cannabis business.His thoughts on the current regulatory environment for cannabis and what he believes needs to change.Where the biggest money will be made in a post cannabis "prohibition" world and where they are investing.The logic of potentially spinning out the Hawthorne business.The demographic shift that is greatly helping their traditional consumer business.A meeting he had with Henry Kravis in ~2007 and what he did in response to that meeting.Why Scotts has been a “pandemic beneficiary.” His thoughts on inflation.How they have changed their marketing to target millennials. Their innovative weather partnership with IBM that could greatly enhance their marketing.Why he believes private label is not a threat to his consumer business.How they incentivized employees during the pandemic.

    • 1 hr
    Ryan Serhant, CEO and Founder of Serhant on the NYC real estate market, potential technological disruption in the real estate brokerage industry, his firm Serhant, Jolie at 77 Greenwich and more.

    Ryan Serhant, CEO and Founder of Serhant on the NYC real estate market, potential technological disruption in the real estate brokerage industry, his firm Serhant, Jolie at 77 Greenwich and more.

    The Interview Discusses: 
    The state of the NYC real estate market and why he believes it will quickly become a seller’s market.Areas outside of NYC where he is currently finding compelling long-term investment opportunities.His firm Serhant which he launched in the beginning of the pandemic.The process he takes when branding properties including Jolie located at 77 Greenwich Street.Potential technological disruption in the real estate brokerage industry.How he leveraged his fame from The Million Dollar Listing show to become one of the country’s most successful real estate brokers.How he utilizes social media to successfully market properties. 

    • 30 min
    IAC CEO Joey Levin on why his company took a 12% stake in MGM, which companies within IAC he is most excited about, lessons learned from working with Barry Diller, and how he approaches capital allocation.

    IAC CEO Joey Levin on why his company took a 12% stake in MGM, which companies within IAC he is most excited about, lessons learned from working with Barry Diller, and how he approaches capital allocation.

    The Interview Discusses: 
     
    Lessons learned from working with media mogul Barry Diller. Why they decided to take a 12% stake in casino giant MGM.Which businesses within the IAC portfolio he is most excited about.How he approaches capital allocation at IAC.Which stage he believes Angi is at in their fixed priced transformation.Why he believes Angi’ s “take rate” will increase with time.IAC’s major competitive advantage.Why he believes Care.com is a major opportunity for IAC.

    • 36 min
    Legendary investor Leon Cooperman on asset allocation, interest rates, Berkshire Hathaway, and where he is currently finding value in the stock market

    Legendary investor Leon Cooperman on asset allocation, interest rates, Berkshire Hathaway, and where he is currently finding value in the stock market

    The Interview Discusses: 
    How his investment strategy has evolved since retiring from managing money professionally.His thoughts on asset allocation. Which areas of the stock market he is currently finding value in.How to invest in a potentially rising interest rate environment.His sell discipline when investing in equities. 

    • 36 min

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