The Capitalist Investor with Mark Tepper

The Capitalist Investor with Mark Tepper

The Capitalist Investor ties together relevant items that influence the stock market and your investments – from economics to politics to earnings to planning strategies. We cover all the bases. Ask us questions at info@swpconnect.com. You can also reach out to Mark Tepper on Twitter - @MarkTepperSWP

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December 8, 2021 27 min

A lot has happened within the past week: a new Covid-19 variant was detected, chairman of the Federal Reserve, Jay Powell, finally retired the word “transitory,” and Black Friday sales may have had their last great chance. If you didn’t get the chance to listen to last week’s episode,  it has everything you need to pace along with all the topics in this one and understand why we’re talking about them now. In Episode #104 of the “Ca...

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This week, Mark is joined once again by both Derek “Diamond Hands D” Gabrielsen and Luke “Cool Hands Luke” Lloyd as the three grapple with America’s ordaining inflation crisis. Join the guys and put a quarter in the swear jar for every time you use the word “transitory” when describing inflation. Here, we don’t like that t-word and we’re going to tell you why we’re throwing it away. This inflation crisis cannot be named, it cannot ...

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Mark “Johnny Lawrence” Tepper is joined in this week's episode  by both Derek “Diamond Hands D” Gabrielsen and Luke “Cool Hands Luke” Lloyd for Episode #102.  The guys tackle Peloton's golden stock era and their drastic dip in demand and whether or not their new stock offerings are going to work out for the exercise company in the long run. What else can Peloton offer to its loyal base?

This episode also includes some predi...

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Mark “The Iceman” Tepper is joined this week by both Derek “Diamond Hands D” Gabrielsen and Luke “Cool Hands Luke” Lloyd for episode #101.  During this episode, the guys discuss everything from Zillow stopping their house flipping segment of their business to Elon Musk selling billions of dollars worth of stock. How do you diversify your portfolio with other alternative assets like fine art and fine wine? What is the real reason El...

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Mark “The Iceman” Tepper is joined this week by both Derek “Diamond Hands D” Gabrielsen and Luke “Cool Hands Luke” Lloyd for a very special episode #100! During this episode, the guys discuss everything from China developing and testing a hypersonic missile to their new technology where they could shoot the missile into space. What impact does this have on the world and what is China trying to accomplish? What about the space race ...

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Mark “The Iceman” Tepper is joined this week by both Derek and Luke for a very special show!  The guys discuss the implications of the current proposal for the IRS to be able to look at your bank account records for any account with $10,000 worth of transactions and any transaction above $600.  Will this lead to more people moving money to Crypto?  The big question you need to ask yourself, is why is the government trying to look i...

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October 27, 2021 23 min

Mark is joined this week by Luke Lloyd and they dive into why Facebook is deciding to change their name and what it means for the future of the company. Mark Zuckerberg announced that the name change is going to revolve around the “Metaverse”. Mark & Luke discuss where Facebook has been, where they are going, and even some potential names that Facebook will choose.

Facebook was founded upon sketchy values and ideals. Between the...

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Derek is joined this week by Tony Zabigala and they once again dive into the latest Crypto news!  Just as Bitcoin cracks the $60,000 level, notable Crypto bear and JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon once again comes out to slam Bitcoin.  Dimon has been a vocal non-believer of all crypto for many years, but is it time to start listening?  The guys discuss, next!

Yet people made hundreds of thousands, millions of dollars on it, right?  Th...

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Derek and special guest "Cool Hands Luke" discuss potential risk factors that could add to the already volatile markets.  Labor shortages, significant inflation, climbing oil prices, and numerous problems in China are all discussed!  Will the US markets be able to weather the storm, or will it lead to a 4th quarter pullback? Derek and Luke discuss, next!

Article link:  https://news.yahoo.com/4-big-risks-that-could-trip-up-th...

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Mark and Derek are back and better than ever!  The guys discuss not only some beaten down stocks that might be good buys, but the overall market conditions as well.  What does the 4th quarter have in store?  How would the market react if the debt ceiling is not raised?  And finally, is there a correction on the way?  The Iceman and Diamond Hands D have it all for you, next!

Link:  https://www.kiplinger.com/investing/stocks/stocks-to...

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September 28, 2021 38 min

In this week's episode, Derek and Tony dive into the crazy world of NFTs, or non-fungible tokens.  In this two-part episode, the guys are joined by two special guests,  NFT collectors Eric Spray and Ben Phillips.  Eric is BAYC #8261 and commissioner of the BAFL, while Ben is an NFT investor and Head of Partnerships at deadheads.io.  The guys talk basics of NFTs but then jump right into discussing the pros and cons of investing ...

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September 21, 2021 29 min

In this week's episode, Derek and Tony dive into the crazy world of NFTs, or non-fungible tokens.  In this two-part episode, the guys are joined by two special guests,  NFT collectors Eric Spray and Ben Phillips.  Eric is BAYC #8261 and commissioner of the BAFL, while Ben is an NFT investor and Head of Partnerships at deadheads.io.  The guys talk basics of NFTs but then jump right into discussing the pros and cons of investing ...

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September 14, 2021 23 min

The Iceman and Diamond Hands D discuss the recent launch of Bitcoin as the national currency of El Salvador.  The launch of Bitcoin as a national currency had a very rocky start but still took Bitcoin a step closer to full adaption.  Mark and Derek also discuss what this means for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in the future.  Finally, what other applications lie ahead for blockchain technology, and when can we stop carrying a ...

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Diamond Hands D and Tony The Tiger discuss several questions that both retirees and non-retirees get wrong when thinking about taxes.  Derek and Tony further discuss what tax changes could be coming and what it means for everyone's retirement, and what we can do now to prepare. 

https://www.kiplinger.com/retirement/602564/questions-retirees-often-get-wrong-about-taxes-in-retirement
 
[3:50] When you retire, will your taxes be hig...

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The Iceman and Diamond Hands D break down the current state of the housing market.   The guys explore and discuss many of the questions investors are asking about the sustainability of this red hot market.  Can it continue, or are we headed for a crash?  How do retirees play the market if they are considering a vacation home?  Mark and Derek also discuss different stocks they like in today's homebuilders' category. 

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The crosshairs are on the Cryptocurrency community because cyber attackers are demanding their ransom be paid in Bitcoin.  Bitcoin is the currency of choice for illegal activity & blackmailing corporations.  Hackers are taking advantage of the lack of regulation and oversight that is currently in place.  Does this activity change the way you feel about owning it?  Will regulations affect the value of Bitcoin?  How will gains be...

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Diamond Hands D & Tony Z discuss how sports franchises attempt to hold cities ransom with their stadium leases and construction.   The Buffalo Bills ask the locals for $1.1 BILLION to build a new stadium.   Should the local taxpayers pay for these stadiums?  Not everyone is a sports fan but yet many stadiums are built on taxpayer dollars.  Also, would you pay to watch the Super Bowl?

[2:43] Buffalo Bills Want a $1.1 Billion New...

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In this week's episode, Mark and Derek discuss the wild ride that is the Robinhood IPO!  The stock has bounced back in a big way after starting out one of the worst IPOs in recent history.  Is now the time to buy?  Has the growth story already happened, or is the best yet to come for $HOOD?  The dynamic duo reveals the three boxes a stock must check to end up in their portfolio. 

[2:00] Robinhood’s IPO 

[14:40] Dangers for Novice...

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In this week's episode, Derek and special guest Tony Zabigala discuss dark pool trading.  What is it, is it legal, and why is #apenation so upset about it?!  You'll want to listen to the end to get Tony's killer "Dino Egg" recipe!

[3:12] Dark Pool Trading. What is it?

[6:54] Why do Dark Pools exist?

[11:10] Pros and Cons 

[17:40] Do we really want to know the “How”


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    In this week’s episode, Mark and Derek discuss when is the proper time to panic over a market pullback.  In a given year the normal pullback in the market is around 12%-13%.  How much have we seen in 2021?  Additionally, the guys discuss how to reevaluate a position, time horizon, and what should be required before you're allowed to troll someone on Twitter.   

    [1:00] What people should and shouldn’t expect from the stock market...

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