Animal Spirits: Funding Secured

On this week’s Animal Spirits, we discuss:

Why did I say “funding secured”

Why do companies go private?

Are buybacks starving the economy?

No, but it’s complicated

And earning-per-share bonuses need to be adjusted for buybacks

The housing crash disproportionately affected the middle class

The CAPE ratio arguments are usually black or white. This one isn’t. 

80% chance of a market crash next year

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