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InvestED: Ep. 126- Devious Management

This week we discuss management teams and the differences between a good CEO and a bad CEO. We also talk about the recent 99% stock price drop of a shipping company and why it may have happened.

Episode 126 Show Notes

  1. Investing begins with a simple idea: “Will this business be worth more in 10 years than it is today?”
  2. Most CEOs or managers of a company are short term thinkers and they follow the money.
  3. Danielle takes a look at the motives of the “short term CEO”.
  4. Is it better to invest with the founder of a company as the CEO?
  5. Dryships stock price falling 99.9% in the last 6 months.
  6. Why there is no substitute for a subjective impression of the CEO.
  7. Look for a CEO that wants to run a company because they love doing it.
  8. Copy a great investor into the investment who has access to the CEOs of a company.
  9. Danielle and Phil talk online dating.



On the InvestED podcast, Phil and his daughter Danielle shine a light on the successful investing strategies that gurus like Warren Buffett have used for 80 years. Listen in for a great stock market education on basics, learn how to invest on your own, and follow along with real-time examples and investing tips from week to week.