The "What is Money?" Show

Strategy, Capital, and Bitcoin with Mike Alfred (WiM113)

Episode Notes

Mike Alfred joins for me a look into the book "The Dao of Capital" by Spitznagel and for a general conversation on strategy, time preference, and Bitcoin.

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Transcript:

OUTLINE
00:00:00 “What is Money?” Intro
00:00:08 Bitcoin Twitter
00:03:27 Spitznagel’s Early Trading Days
00:10:33 Taking Small Losses Early and Quickly
00:16:06 Staying Patient in an Elevated Time Preference Fiat Environment
00:22:05 Investment Strategy and Poker
00:27:46 Delaying Short Term Volatility
00:30:03 The Illusion of Wealth Creation Through Inflation
00:35:52 NYDIG
00:37:00 The Art Economic Action
00:39:44 Ancient War Strategies
00:49:39 Misesian Philosophy & Austrian Thinking
00:56:51 The Market’s Natural Interest Rate
01:00:25 Bitcoin’s Monetary Neutrality
01:03:40 Intertemporal Investing
01:07:06 Spitznagel’s Investment Strategy
01:15:21 How Changes in the Economy Could Affect His Strategy
01:19:07 Bitcoin Barbell Strategy
01:27:40 Spitznagel ETF?
01:31:43 Structuring an Investment Strategy to Beat Bitcoin is a Bad Idea
01:39:12 Conviction in Bitcoin Buy and Hold Strategy

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