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Executive Summary

 
In this episode Preston and Stig has invited New York Times bestselling author Kabir Sehgal on The Investors Podcast to discuss his new book Coined, which is a captivating narrative of how money and its history has shaped us. Coined has been praised by former US President Jimmy Carter, billionaire Sir Richard Branson, and former chair of the Federal Reserve Paul Volcker.
In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • How the Roman empire collapsed because of increased money supply
  • How digital currencies might change our lives in the future
  • Why we are using paper money today and not currency backed by silver and silk
  • Why inviting someone to eat with you in ancient times was like a futures derivatives contract
  • Ask The Investors: How do you calculate the intrinsic value of a stock, and which discount to the value should you look for?

Books and resources mentioned in this episode

Kabir Sehgal’s book, Coined – Read reviews of this book

Kabir’s Website, CoinedBook.com

Benjamin Graham’s book, Security Analysis – Read reviews of this book

Daniel Kahneman’s Book, Thinking Fast and Slow – Read reviews of this book

Haim Ofek’s Book, Second Nature – Read reviews of this book


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