Michael Batnick

Animal Spirits: Murder of the American Dream

Today’s Animal Spirits is brought to you by YCharts. Mention Animal Spirits to receive 20% off (*New YCharts users only) Listen here On today’s show we discuss Buffered Annuities Dalio is more famous than ever JPM guide to alternatives CalPERS fires most of its equity managers Record outflows Stop trying to raise successful kids Pay off your…

Things We Take for Granted, and Things We Don’t Miss

According to Robert Shiller’s Narrative Economics, suitcases with wheels didn’t become popular until the mid 90s. This was one of those things that made me stop and think, wow, I haven’t once thought about what a pain in the neck it was to travel when you had to carry your luggage I can hear the…