Jesse Felder worked for the largest firm on Wall Street, co-founded a multi-billion-dollar hedge fund firm and has been active in the markets for over 20 years. This podcast is his journey to talk with a number of superinvestors who have been an inspiration to him in an effort to understand what makes them so successful in the financial markets and in life.
#57: Asif Suria On The Virtues Of Event-Driven Investing
This episode is long overdue. I've been following the work of Asif Suria for over a decade now and it has proven to be one the best sources of investment ideas I have come across. Asif tracks and writes about everything from predictive insider trading patterns to "ubercannibals," or companies that consistently use excess free cash flow to buyback significant amounts of stock over long periods of time. Profit opportunities created by corporate actions such as risk arbitrage and spinoffs are also featured prominently in his work. Essentially, Asif is a classic value investor in search of a catalyst and, as he consistently demonstrates at his website InsideArbitrage.com, event-driven catalysts can be some of the most effective means to realizing hidden value in the stock market. So it is my true pleasure to finally introduce you to my friend, Asif Suria. For notes and links related to this episode visit TheFelderReport.com.
#56: Joseph Wang On How The Fed Forever Altered The Investing Landscape
My guest for this episode is Joseph Wang. Joseph is one of the most knowledgeable people I’ve come across when it comes to the world of central banking and how it intersects with markets. His experience on the open markets desk at the New York Fed gives him unique insight into the inner workings of the financial system and how it has evolved in recent years. In this episode we discuss the shift in both monetary and fiscal policy over the past decade and how it has crucial implications for investors in coming years. For notes and links related to this conversation visit TheFelderReport.com.
#55: Ben Hunt On The Big 'Bust Out'
My guest for this episode is Ben Hunt. This is Ben’s second appearance on the podcast. I had the pleasure of first interviewing him a few years ago and if you are not familiar with his work, I encourage you to go listen to that episode in which he discusses his background and the key concepts he utilizes in analyzing markets. It’s not at all necessary but his framework is truly fascinating and will give you a deeper understanding of what we discuss here. Today, Ben sees a pattern of rapacious behavior in the markets that extends well beyond the world of finance and impacts each one of our lives in very important ways. He also sees a glimmer of hope in how we can overcome it. For links and notes related to this episode visit TheFelderReport.com.
#54: Tian Yang On The Virtues Of Variant Perception Versus Unconscious Conformity
Variant Perception is an investment research firm founded on the idea that man plus machine beats machine (or man) alone. In an era dominated by passive investing and other purely quantitative strategies with relatively short look back periods on the one hand and rampant speculation in meme stocks and other moon shots on the other, nothing could be more contrarian and perhaps more valuable than taking a more thoughtful approach grounded in historical context and driven by tactical tools that have proven valuable through many market cycles. This is precisely the focus of Variant Perception and its CEO, Tian Yang. In this episode, Tian discusses the details of the firm's unique investment analysis framework and, given the apparent paradigm shifts already underway, how it is especially valuable in assessing markets and the economy today. For notes and links related to this episode visit TheFelderReport.com.
#53: Edward Chancellor On What History Can Teach Us About The True Cost Of Easy Money
Known as "one of the greatest financial historians alive," Edward Chancellor has been working in the markets for three decades now; his study of finance theory, speculative bubbles and economics goes back even further. 'The Price of Time,' Edward's latest book, is clear evidence of his passion for the subject of financial history and his ability to convey the key concepts in an effective and uniquely entertaining way. The book does a masterful job of chronicling the modern history of easy money and explaining its many "secondary consequences," including, "the collapse of productivity growth, unaffordable housing, rising inequality, the loss of market competition and financial fragility." More than that, it takes the reader on a journey from the beginnings of modern central banking in John Law's Mississippi Company to today's fight against rapidly rising inflation pressures, imploring the reader to think critically about what it all means for the future of the economy and markets. In this episode, Edward shares his inspiration for writing it and his thoughts on what history suggests may lie ahead. For notes and links related to this episode visit TheFelderReport.com.
#52: Fred Hickey On 'Keeping Your Head When All About You Are Losing Theirs'
For over 35 years now, Fred Hickey has consistently performed in-depth research into a wide variety of individual stocks and what drives them over the full market cycle. What's more, during that entire span he's distilled his findings into concise and actionable research for subscribers to his newsletter, The High Tech Strategist. In the process, he's earned a reputation among loyal readers for being both a beacon of true value at times of market opportunity and a voice of reason during periods of overzealous speculation. In this conversation, Fred discusses the recent mania in the markets, how it compares to similar episodes of the past and what those have to teach us about how the current decline in stock prices might unfold in the months ahead. For notes and links related to this episode visit TheFelderReport.com.
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Guests are a bunch of clueless losers. None of them know their subjects.
That is all