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Animal Spirits Podcast
Animal spirits is a show about markets, life, and investing. Join Michael Batnick and Ben Carlson as they talk about what they're reading, writing, listening to and watching. Look for new episodes every Wednesday morning.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 489 ratings
Excellent Show for Financial Pros
I’ve been listening to this show since the very beginning, and have continued to be impressed with the content. It’s a great way to keep your pulse on the investment universe. Easily my favorite part is Michael not listening when Ben goes off on a tangent. Keep up the good work!
NCwealthguy via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/06/19
I appreciate the market commentary and information presented, but can barely listen because these guys sound like they have a perpetual cold. FOR THE LOVE OF GOD BLOW YOUR NOSE. And since when is the word ‘percent’ pronounced “percentdthe”? Good market/macro/historical podcast, but rating 3...Read full review »
TripleTheta via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/16/19
I appreciate the market commentary and information presented, but can barely listen because these guys sound like they have a perpetual cold. FOR THE LOVE OF GOD BLOW YOUR NOSE. And since when is the word ‘percent’ pronounced “percentdthe” ??? Good market/macro/historical podcast, but rating 3...Read full review »
TripleTheta via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/14/19
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