Unshakeable by Tony Robbins: The Right Diagnosis, the Wrong Prescription?

A few readers asked if I would take a look at Tony Robbin's new book Unshakeable and offer up my thoughts.  (We reviewed his last book Money a few years back here.) Most of my comments from the last review stand:  I think Tony is a genuinely decent person, clearly has helped a lot of people over the years, and...

Episode #42: “Listener Q&A”

Guest: Episode #42 has no guest, but is co-hosted by Meb’s co-worker, Jeff Remsburg. Date Recorded: 3/7/17 Run-Time: 58:04 Topics:  Episode 42 is a remote podcast with Meb calling in from Hawaii. Fortunately, the roosters in the background aren’t loud enough to interfere... Though this is a Q&A episode, it’s slightly different in nature. Rather than discuss listener questions, we’re experimenting with using...

Episode #41: Doug Ramsey, “Valuation Tells Me I Should Be Lighter Than Normal on U.S. Equities and Tilting More Towards Foreign”

Episode #41: “Valuation Tells Me I Should Be Lighter Than Normal on U.S. Equities and Tilting More Towards Foreign”   Guest: Doug Ramsey. Doug is the Chief Investment Officer of The Leuthold Group, LLC, and Co-Portfolio Manager of the Leuthold Core Investment Fund and the Leuthold Global Fund. In addition to his CIO and Portfolio Management responsibilities heading both the asset...

Episode #40: “Listener Q&A”

Episode #40: “Listener Q&A”   Guest: Episode #40 has no guest, but is co-hosted by Meb’s co-worker, Jeff Remsburg. Date Recorded: 2/14/16 Run-Time: 51:29 Topics:  We’ve had some great guests recently, and have many more coming up, so we decided to slip in a quick Q&A episode. No significant, recent travel for Meb, so we dive into questions quickly. A few you’ll hear tackled...

The State of the RoboSphere

I update this chart on occasion mainly out of curiosity.  If you have any more recent figures fire 'em over and I'll correct... Click to enlarge  

Tweets of the Week

Episode #39: Ed Thorp, “If You Bet Too Much, You’ll Almost Certainly Be Ruined”

Episode #39: “If You Bet Too Much, You’ll Almost Certainly Be Ruined”   Guest: Ed Thorp. Ed is an American mathematics professor, hedge fund manager, and blackjack player. To beat roulette, he and the father of information theory, Claude Shannon, invented the first wearable computer. Along with innovative applications of probability theory, Thorp is also the New York Times bestselling...

Podcast Episode #38: EVBettor, “Special Super Bowl Show: It’s Higher-Stakes Poker is What You’re Playing”

Episode #38: Guest EVBettor, “Special Super Bowl Show: It’s Higher-Stakes Poker is What You’re Playing”   Guest: Our guest today prefers to be anonymous, instead going by the alias, “E.V. Better.” E.V. works in predictive analytics at Dr. Bob Sports. Date Recorded: 2/1/17 Run-Time: 1:12:33   Topics: In honor of this Sunday’s Super Bowl, Episode 38 is a special, bonus “gambling” podcast. We welcome...

Episode #37: John Bollinger, “People Have This Time-Frame Confusion That I Think Does a Huge Amount of Damage”

Episode #37: “People Have This Time-Frame Confusion That I Think Does a Huge Amount of Damage”   Guest: John Bollinger. John is the president and founder of Bollinger Capital Management. An avid researcher, he has developed a number of widely used investment tools and analytical techniques. His Bollinger Bands® and related tools have been integrated into most of the analytical...