In Episode 84, Jason Stevens, investment executive and natural resource specialist for Sprott Global Resource Investments, discusses the potential benefits of investing in the equity of high-quality "Real" Asset agricultural, mining, or energy companies with host, Chris Cahill. That's right, energy companies, even today: the key to garnering inflation protection plus return for such investment is the quality of the companies.
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About Jason Stevens
Jason Stevens is a natural resource specialist and Investment Executive for Sprott Global Resource Investments. He is dedicated to helping accredited investors create personalized investment portfolios focused on natural resources.
Jason has spent the last 12 years working closely with mining and petroleum engineers, influential industry executives, and economic geologists. A dedicated self-starter, Jason started his career with Sprott on the equity trading desk where he honed his understanding of domestic and foreign equity, commodity and currency markets.
Jason has been a featured contributor to industry sites such as Resource Investing News, Financial Survival Network, and The Contrarian Investor Podcast.
Jason is a supporter and promoter of the Austrian School of Economics and spends his free time instructing Krav Maga, the official self-defense system of Israel Defense Force.
Sprott Global Resource Investments is a boutique investment firm specializing in natural resource investments including precious metals, base metals, oil & gas, agriculture, water, and alternative energy. Sprott Global’s clients include small and large individual and institutional investors who want a portion of their portfolio invested in natural resource sectors, especially in junior exploration companies.
In Episode 83, David Drake takes a break from a world tour on behalf of The Soho Loft to talk with Chris Cahill about why debt crowdfunding will gain ground in the US and elsewhere over the rest of 2016, to the extent that some platforms will switch from equity offerings to debt offerings. David gets everywhere and hears from everyone, so his cosmopolitan insights are substantiated. Come join David Drake's world.
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About David Drake
David Drake is a leading equity expert based in New York. He is the founder and chairman of LDJ Capital, a private equity advisory firm, and of The Soho Loft, an event-driven global financial media company. Mr. Drake is a strong advocate of innovative investing in early-stage equity and the US JOBS Act, for which he lobbied both Congress and the EU Commission. Because of his leading work in this space, he was a US Commerce Department delegate to the EU Commission in Brussels and Rome, and was invited in May 2013 to the White House Champions of Change ceremony in Washington, D.C.
His investment, The Soho Loft, produces and sponsors 150+ global events a year. One such event was produced in April 2013 for the institutional media leader Thomson Reuters, with speakers from Nasdaq, NYSE, KKR and Carlyle Group. He continues to advance innovative investing through his work as an international speaker and regular writer for major publications like Forbes and Thomson Reuters. He has co-authored the book Planet Entrepreneur: The World Entrepreneurship Forum’s Guide to Business Success Around the World and is the author of Crowd Fund Economics.His focus today is to take on board advisory positions at companies, angel networks and venture funds, and to guide them on such topics as international regulations, corporate strategy and fund structures, with emphasis on the growing trend of online investment automation for retail and angel investors.Privately, Mr. Drake has hosted the Harvard Business Club of NY at his home, produced Carnegie Hall concerts and raised funds for the charities Trail Blazers and Best Buddies Carnegie Hall for many years. Today he is a board director of the UBS Charity of the Year, London-based ARCHIVE Global, and is co-chair of the Tree Kangaroo Foundation in New York.Born in Sweden and fluent in six languages, Mr. Drake has an MBA in Finance and an MA in International Law and Economics from George Washington University, where he was awarded the Wallenberg Scholarship for academic merit.
In Episode 82, Chris Cahill speaks with Phil DeMuth, author of The Overtaxed Investor: Slash Your Tax Bill & Be a Tax Alpha Dog. The author is as engaging and enthused as his frequent co-author Ben Stein affects not to be. Listen and learn about the benefits of taking a "lifetime perspective on your taxes."
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About Phil DeMuth
Phil DeMuth is Managing Director at Conservative Wealth Management, LLC, where he enjoys working with high net worth clients and saving them from the depredations of the financial services industry.
Phil was valedictorian of his class at the University of California at Santa Barbara, then went on for his master’s in communication and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. A psychologist and investment advisor, Phil has written for the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Forbes, the Journal of Financial Planning, Human Behavior and Psychology Today , and is the author of nine books on investing, most co-authored with his pal, economist Ben Stein. His opinions have been quoted in the New York Times, the Financial Times, Yahoo! Finance, On Wall Street, Fortune, Research Magazine, Investor’s Business Daily, Motley Fool, theStreet.com and he has been seen on various TV shows, including CNBC’s Worldwide Exchange, On the Money, Squawk Box and Closing Bell, as well as Fox & Friends, Wall Street Week, and Consuelo Mack WealthTrack.