September 7, 2019

#71: Markets and The Madness of Crowds — Robert Shiller

Robert J. Shiller is Sterling Professor of Economics at Yale University and one of the 2013 recipients of…

#70: The Dogged Journalist Who (May Have) Pricked a Property Bubble — Adele Ferguson

Adele Ferguson is an award-winning investigative journalist best known for her work exposing misconduct and fraud in the…

Classic Episode Rerun: The Legendary, Fraud-Sniffing Short Seller — Marc Cohodes

This is a rerun of a conversation I recorded in May 2018 with legendary short seller Marc Cohodes….

#69: The World According to a Maverick, Beach-Biding Stock Picker — John Hempton

John Hempton is a renowned short seller and the Founder and Chief Investment Officer at Australian-based hedge fund…

#68: Xi Loves Us, Xi Loves Us Not? — Kevin Rudd

This is an episode about a rising superpower (China) and its ruler (Xi Jinping). It’s also a conversation…

#67: The Good Society Hidden In Our Genes — Nicholas Christakis

Nicholas Christakis is the Sterling Professor of Social and Natural Science at Yale, where he directs the Human…

#66: The Leader Of The Free World Has Pre-Dementia — John Gartner

Richard Nixon once said, “I can go into my office and pick up the telephone and in twenty-five…

Housing Bubble Week Finale: It’s The Housing Cycle, Stupid! — Ed Leamer

This episode is about why housing busts cause recessions. Few understand their nexus better than Ed Leamer. Ed…

Housing Bubble Week: Getting Things Done in Western Sydney — John Hempton

The logic is inevitable: credit is as much a feature of housing bubbles as the moon is of…

Housing Bubble Week: A Philosophy of Bubbles — Timo Henckel

Bubbles are everywhere today — or so we’re told. But what are they really? I speak with behavioural…