Over 100,000 investors in 180 countries listen to Ben Hunt, founder of Second Foundation Partners and the Epsilon Theory blog, debunk the latest narrative machines in each of his opus-like post. So with Covid cases climbing and inflation expectations rising, it seemed like as good a time as ever to bring Ben back on the pod to talk through all that is going on, and all that they are trying to tell us is going on.
Listen in to Ben get animated about our current auto-tuning society, the Grand Canyon sized chasm between market world and the real world, llamas, the Delta variant and why Covid has become so politicized, building fences (literal fences), Bill Gross’ staple obsession, finding a pack to carry on meaningful conversation, getting your Robinhood calls on today!, why even a war with China won’t derail risk assets, inflation, inflation, inflation, narrative missionaries, wage growth, Robinhood, the housing market, wage growth, burning it the F down, Jamie Dimon is just a bank manager, the video game of life, taking the red pill, waiting for narratives to shift before piling into Trend Following, and how jazz hands work in Bitcoin world.
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