Two Technicians Talking Charts w/ Ian McMillan

In this podcast episode I sit down with Ian McMillan to talk charts and answer the question: Why Technical Analysis?

Ian makes some good points about Financial Advisors who “buy and hold”, that you can often find at the golf course. He’s always striving to be the opposite of that.

When it comes to the market, we dive right in to talk market internals, major trends, Gold, Energy and Bitcoin.

Ian and I have known each other for years so it’s always fun to catch up and see what’s on his mind. Enjoy!

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Fixed Income, Commodities & Currencies | My Conversation w/ Paul Ciana, CMT Bank of America Merrill Lynch

This is a fun one. I got to sit down with Paul Ciana to talk about all things Fixed Income, Commodities and Currencies. Paul is now the Chief Global FICC Technical Strategist and Director of Research at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. But in the early days, him and I used to study for our CMTs together back in 2006.

What’s nice about this is that in his current position, and for 10 years at Bloomberg prior to his 5 years at BofA, he’s had the opportunity to speak to many of the largest portfolio managers in the world. I want to know what he’s learned from all those conversations!

Paul always gives great perspective and as you know, the macro view carries a big weighting throughout our process. So this episode really hit home.

I took advantage and just hit him with all my favorite questions and topics in the FICC world. And he just chuckled and happily answered most of them.

This was great! I hope you enjoy this as much as I did!

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DeFi & Technical Analysis | My Conversation w/ Jim Bianco, CMT

The DeFi Revolution is upon us, at least according to Jim Bianco. For many years, I’ve looked up to Jim and the work he’s been doing at Bianco Research and, in fact, he’s the one who first inspired me to rip through hundreds of charts during my live presentations in order to get my points across. It took me about a decade to realize it, but it was him who I got that from.

Fast forward to 2021, and the Macro Technician who I’ve always admired has turned into one of the leading voices of what’s taking place in DeFi, or “Decentralized Finance”. Who better to talk to about what’s going on than Jim himself? Ethereum, Bitcoin, Dogecoin, Yield Farming, Metamask Wallets, Coinbase….the whole thing.

We dive right into it and talk about how investors of all kinds can take advantage of this revolution into a decentralized world. Traders, Investors, Financial Advisors and even their clients….what does everyone do about this?

We do our best to answer those questions in this podcast episode. I personally really really enjoyed this chat. I hope you do too!

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One on One with Meb Faber – All Things ETFs, Momentum & Value

This week on the podcast I sit down with Meb Faber, Co-Founder, CEO and CIO of Cambia Investments. In addition to his “Day job”, as he puts it, Meb has authored 5 investment books, a countless amount of white papers, and is also a very popular follow on Twtter @MebFaber.

This was really fun for me because Meb is an expert at a lot of things that I am just not, like what happens behind the scenes at ETFs, angel investing and academic studies. He brings up some great points about providing strategies that work, but that people also want/need.

He has some strong opinions about share buy backs instead of distributing dividends, learning through acting and participating, and how lucky him and I are that we took the CMT decades ago when it was a lot easier than it is today!

This was a lot of fun. Meb is a chill dude, but don’t let him fool you, he’s one of the smartest guys in the room!

Enjoy!

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