Wall Street Petting Zoo
China: Generational Buying Opportunity, or Unacceptable Risk?

China: Generational Buying Opportunity, or Unacceptable Risk?

September 5, 2021

Chris and Robert look at valuations and regulatory risks for beaten-down China stocks, including the mysterious disappearance of Chinese billionaire Jack Ma and the imminent threat of delisting from US stock exchanges.

Disclaimer: Wall Street Petting Zoo is for educational purposes only, and is not intended as financial advice.

Cryptocrash: The Present and Future of Cryptocurrency with Carl Youngblood

Cryptocrash: The Present and Future of Cryptocurrency with Carl Youngblood

May 25, 2021

We dig into the reasons behind last week's cryptocurrency selloff and nerd out on cryptocurrency, blockchain, and decentralized finance with special guest Carl Youngblood. Learn why Ethereum is Carl's coin of choice and he remains optimistic about the space.

The fall of Archegos Capital: The story behind one of the biggest trading losses in history

The fall of Archegos Capital: The story behind one of the biggest trading losses in history

April 4, 2021

Chris and Robert dig into how Bill Hwang's investment fund Archegos Capital blew up a 10 billion-dollar private fortune in under ten days and shaved off a third of the market cap of Switzerland's second biggest bank.

What’s next for Wall Street Petting Zoo?

What’s next for Wall Street Petting Zoo?

April 4, 2021

Chris and Robert recorded an unscripted conversation about what's next for the podcast, including going to a monthly rather than weekly format. Hit us up on social media and let us know what you want!

Bond yields cause market sell off despite 3rd vaccine (This Week at the Zoo, 2/28/2021)

Bond yields cause market sell off despite 3rd vaccine (This Week at the Zoo, 2/28/2021)

February 28, 2021

Robert discusses how rising Treasury bond yields affected the market this week and how a third vaccine and a new COVID relief bill could turn things around.

Is This… Inflation? (This Week at the Zoo, 2/21/2021)

Is This… Inflation? (This Week at the Zoo, 2/21/2021)

February 21, 2021

Chris and Robert talk money printing, Modern Monetary Theory, interest rates, and inflation expectations in the aftermath of the 2020 stimulus binge!

I Survived the Great GameStop Short Squeeze of 2021 (This Week at the Zoo, 1/31/2021)

I Survived the Great GameStop Short Squeeze of 2021 (This Week at the Zoo, 1/31/2021)

January 31, 2021

Chris and Robert hit the news highlights and then dive into the market mechanics of "short selling" and "short squeezes" to explain why Game Stop went to $325 per share this week. Break out the popcorn, because this is one to watch.

Early fourth-quarter earnings results look hot (This Week at the Zoo, 1/24/2021)

Early fourth-quarter earnings results look hot (This Week at the Zoo, 1/24/2021)

January 24, 2021

This Week at the Zoo, 2021 is on pace to be a record year for S&P 500 corporate earnings as the vaccine rollout proceeds apace and the housing market runs hot, hot, hot. Chris and Robert float a few trading ideas on Apple, IBM, and the EWU United Kingdom ETF.

Technology and the Future of Passive Investing: An Interview with Nicholas McCullum

Technology and the Future of Passive Investing: An Interview with Nicholas McCullum

January 16, 2021

This Week at the Zoo, we interview Passiv's director of growth Nicholas McCullum about ETFs, mutual funds, direct indexing, algorithms, AI, and the future of the passive investing space.

Passiv Website - //www.passiv.com

Passiv Twitter - //twitter.com/Passivteam

Email - nick.mccullum@passiv.com

What a unified Democrat government means for markets in 2021 (This Week at the Zoo, 1/9/21)

What a unified Democrat government means for markets in 2021 (This Week at the Zoo, 1/9/21)

January 9, 2021

This Week at the Zoo, Chris and Robert talk bubbles, economic data, and what US economic policy might look like in 2021. With Democrats in control of the Senate after winning a runoff election in Georgia, future stimulus must be weighed against the possibility of a corporate tax hike.

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