32 minutes | Sep 16th 2020

The 'Weird Portfolio': Adding Gold and Real Estate to Traditional Allocation

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Value Stock Geek, well known on the Twittersphere as @ValueStockGeek, joins the podcast to discuss his concept of the "weird portfolio." This portfolio allocates to gold and real estate as well as stocks and Treasuries. The guest also revisits his prediction from his first visit to the podcast last year, when he said retail stocks were undervalued. The paper explaining this concept in more detail can be read in its entirety here. Content Segments (Spotify users can link to the segment by clicking on the timestamp): Background on constructing the "weird portfolio" (3:04); How exactly is the portfolio allocated? (5:14); Is gold still an effective disaster hedge? (8:55); The equity portion of the portfolio (14:02); What makes up the small-cap value portion? (17:04); Is there really enough diversification offered by international equities over their U.S. counterparts? (19:03); How the real estate allocation is accomplished (21:05); Revisiting the contrarian calls from last summer (27:17). Become A Premium Member Early access to podcast episodes -- released as much as a full day before it hits iTunes and other podcast software; Podcast transcripts, available immediately after episodes are published; Access to locked groups in the new Slack channel, featuring: Direct interaction with the host and selected guests; Exclusive documents from hedge funds and others; Bonus episodes; Discounts on Virtual Events and subscriptions from our partners; NEW: 25% off a ValueWalk Premium subscription A Contrarian Investor Podcast mug, as a thank-you for signing up. All this and more. Sign up now for just $8/month or $88/year: Contrarian.Supercast.Tech  
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