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EPISODE 84 ▪ January 10, 2019
The Berkshire Hathaway of Small Businesses
FEATURING: Shane Parrish
On a week where markets roared back, the most expensive tuna ever was sold for $3.1 million, and the government shutdown officially became the third longest in history – and still with no end in sight – Dan Ferris number crunches some more historic milestones. Because last week was Apple’s turn to suffer, Amazon is now the world’s largest company. Dan talks about how, once those companies both hit trillion-dollar valuations, something told him he was wrong. And while he got his readers out of Apple before the main meltdown, “I wish I had followed my gut.”
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EPISODE 83 ▪ January 3, 2019
The Costliest Moment for Investors in History
FEATURING: Mark Spiegel
After a brutal December, Dan Ferris rings in the New Year and addresses the question every investor is wondering: Where will the stock market go in 2019? The best way to predict the future, he says, is to understand the present – and that starts with what he calls “the most expensive moment in the history of the stock market” which we saw just last fall.
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EPISODE 82 ▪ December 21, 2018
Worst December for Stocks Since Great Depression: What's Next
FEATURING: Dr. David Eifrig and Steve Koomar
On the one-year anniversary of the peak value in Bitcoin, Buck, Dan Ferris, and Stansberry’s top retirement expert Dr. David Eifrig break down the grim-seeming news facing investors this month, from the “worst December for markets since the Great Depression” all the way to oil’s slide and the sentencing of President Trump’s former top lawyer Michael Cohen. Having worked at Goldman Sachs for almost a decade, Doc gives his take on the bank’s 1MDB scandal, and why he has no doubt the bank knew what was going on in real time. Dan and Buck discuss Trump’s pressure on the Fed to table its rate hikes, and Doc explains why he doesn’t pay much attention to the Fed these days.
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EPISODE 81 ▪ December 13, 2018
Another Reason to Set Aside Some Cash
FEATURING: Adam Schwartz
In a week of the debut of Elon Musk’s underground tunnel, a #MeToo outcry against “Baby, It’s Cold Outside,” and a British currency crash in the wake of a delayed Brexit vote in Parliament, there’s a lot for Dan Ferris and Buck to unpack this week. Most significant for investors – and surely on a lot of minds – is JPMorgan’s warning that a 70% likelihood of a recession is looming. Dan explains why the projection is utterly irresponsible – and why, instead of predicting recession, value investors can prepare for one regardless.
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EPISODE 80 ▪ December 6, 2018
A 10-Year Slump for Equities?
FEATURING: Dr. David Eifrig
In the wake of Tuesday’s market carnage, with almost all of the major indices losing 3% of their value, Dan sees a rough slog ahead for almost all U.S. stocks. By any reasonable metric, stocks are a bad deal – but a few diamonds exist in the rough. Of course, there are not just bad deals to be found, but also outright land mines for investors, as is the case with GE, whose rotten pension dilemma Dan breaks down this week for listeners. Later on, Dan and Buck are joined by Dr. David (Doc) Eifrig and Stansberry Senior Analyst Matt Weinschenk. Doc has a storied past working for years trading derivatives at Goldman Sachs before leaving Wall Street to become an eye doctor before finally joining Stansberry in 2008. Matt has spent over a decade as an investment analyst and six of those have been here with Doc.
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EPISODE 79 ▪ November 29, 2018
Tesla Still a Train Wreck After Near-Death Experience
FEATURING: Mattie Duppler
In a week that included a one-day 257-point surge for the Dow, record Black Friday spending, and a legal challenge to Apple’s “monopoly” continuing its march to the Supreme Court, Buck once again brings on Extreme Value editor Dan Ferris to make sense of things. In the wake of Elon Musk’s own admission that Tesla “almost died this year,” Dan breaks down the latest numbers: as it produces 1,000 Model 3 sedans a week in Q3 and keeps bleeding cash, his position on Tesla “has never changed.”
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EPISODE 78 ▪ November 21, 2018
Why This Week Was FAANG’s Turn to Suffer
FEATURING: Whitney Tilson
As the selloff continues, a lot of familiar names are making history in the worst kind of way. Facebook is on track to post its longest losing streak ever, with its third straight month in the red. And while a recent New York Times report savaging its top management won’t help any, Dan Ferris notes that value investors still like the company – if they’re willing to wait 2-5 years. But Facebook is far from the only big name on the run.
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EPISODE 77 ▪ November 16, 2018
Expert Declares: A Paradise for Value Investors
FEATURING: Rahul Saraogi
This week’s continued market selloff had some high-profile casualties – and brings to mind a great Warren Buffett quote that, “Only when the tide goes out do you discover who was swimming naked.” One of the biggest casualties was beleaguered GE stock, down another 15% from just last week. Buck shares an amazing finding with Extreme Value editor Dan Ferris – turns out, if you’d bought GE in 1994 and held on, your shares would be worth the same amount of money today. Dan thinks the worst may be yet to come. In fact, he says the stock has a chance of going to zero. “I’ve never said that before.”
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EPISODE 76 ▪ November 9, 2018
A Really Good Time to Be a Value Investor
FEATURING: Christopher Cole
Meanwhile, with markets reacting to a split decision that invites a new era of gridlock, Dan Ferris gives the lay of the value investing land, starting with the moves of the greatest value investor of all time. “You can’t be a value investor and not talk about what Warren Buffett is doing.” Dan’s got a theory of why Warren Buffett has held on to a cash hoard of over $100 billion for five quarters now, and what his relatively meager $1 billion buyback of Berkshire stock really signals. They’re joined by this week’s special guest, Chris Cole.
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EPISODE 75 ▪ November 2, 2018
What The Midterms Mean for Your Money
FEATURING: Vitaliy Katsenelson
With markets continuing their whipsaw movements, it’s hard to know where the dice will fall. But with the major indices up almost 2% yesterday, there are a lot of tea leaves to go over – and a lot of bargains still to be had. In a choppy week for markets, Extreme Value editor Dan Ferris joins us again to give his take on what this signals for stocks – and in a week where all sorts of quality companies are trading at discounts, where the biggest opportunities can be found.
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EPISODE 74 ▪ October 26, 2018
The Surprising Survivors of This Week’s Market Carnage
FEATURING: Dan Ferris
Everyone’s rattled. It’s one thing to understand the logical argument for Dr. Steve Sjuggerud’s “Melt Up” thesis – but that doesn’t mean weeks like this, while historically normal, are fun to watch. With Friday morning bringing on another down day as tech reported weak earnings, plenty of brand names are trading significantly lower than they were Monday morning.
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EPISODE 73 ▪ October 18, 2018
Why "Fauxcahontas" Isn't Ready for Prime Time
FEATURING: Dr. Sebastian Gorka
Buck Sexton is riding solo in this 73rd episode of Stansberry Investor Hour, where he dives right into the latest political controversy – Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test revealing herself to be anywhere from 1/64th to 1/1,024 Native American.
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EPISODE 72 ▪ October 13, 2018
Bull Market Not Over (Here's How We Know)
FEATURING: Steve Sjuggerud
We're joined for this 72nd episode of Stansberry Investor Hour by Dr. Steve Sjuggerud and his lead analyst, Brett Eversole. Fresh from the Stansberry investor summit in Las Vegas last week, they're here to give us their take on the stock market's crazy ride this week - as well as some details on Stansberry's big "Meltinar" Event coming October 24.
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EPISODE 71 ▪ October 5, 2018
The Ugliest Political Fight of Your Lifetime
FEATURING: Buck Sexton and Porter Stansberry
We’re here in Las Vegas for this 71st episode of Stansberry Investor Hour, and in a week where Porter and a handful of other Stansberry gurus are meeting with subscribers head-on, Porter teases the Stansberry Research Report Card, where we cut to the chase on how helpful our advice and recommendations actually were for making our readers some money.
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EPISODE 70 ▪ September 28, 2018
Trump Responds to Porter's Question
FEATURING: Jedediah Bila

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EPISODE 69 ▪ September 20, 2018
The $2 Trillion Gene-Editing Market Still in Its Infancy
FEATURING: Matt McCall
It feels like a week where all of the usual suspects are in the news for dicey reasons. From Elon Musk’s chances of being arrested within the next year as the investigation over his claims to have secured funding for taking Tesla private heats up, to Amazon’s fate at the hands of the BEZOS Act, Porter identifies the real winners – and victims – you’re not seeing in the headlines. Buck breaks down the political implications of the $200 billion tariff broadside directed at China, and why President Trump is playing a game that gets more dangerous with every round that neither player refuses to blink.
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EPISODE 68 ▪ September 13, 2018
The Dawn of Machine Learning
FEATURING: Christian Olsen and Dave Lashmet
We have two guests with a track record that’s, in Porter’s words, “ridiculous” this week – Venture Technology’s Dave Lashmet and Christian Olsen, whose research service has uncovered 14 doubles since its launch. Dave and Christian both have deep backgrounds in biology and biotech – and they’re not just focused on promising small-caps with pipelines that position them for rocket returns.
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EPISODE 67 ▪ September 10, 2018
What's Next After Nike's $3.75 Billion Punishment
FEATURING: Penn Jillette
Writer and magician Penn Jillette joins Stansberry Investor Hour today. Someone Porter’s always been dying to talk to, he’s also worked with Buck’s former boss Glenn Beck – and become a libertarian thinker whose brain Porter wants to pick along the way.
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EPISODE 66 ▪ August 30, 2018
"Dean of High-Yield Debt" Predicts: This Is When the Credit Cycle Hits
FEATURING: Marty Fridson
We have a bona fide Wall Street legend on the podcast today – Marty Fridson, referred to as the “Dean of High Yield” because of his unique knowledge of toxic loans to unworthy companies and their inevitable consequences as a Sword of Damocles on the broader markets.
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EPISODE 65 ▪ August 23, 2018
The Greatest Cash Flow Machine In the History of Capitalism
FEATURING: Wesley Gray
It’s the 10-year anniversary of this extraordinary bull market, officially – except not really, as Porter explains to Buck in this week’s podcast episode. Even so – there’s no question a lot of people are making money. But with the S&P 500 having more than tripled since March 2009 lows… who’s been smartest (not LUCKIEST as would be the case with cryptos)? Porter points to believers of the FAANG stocks – and one of them in particular.
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