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ChatGPT Asks; David Gardner Answers, Vol. 1

ChatGPT Asks; David Gardner Answers, Vol. 1

The immediate: For this week’s podcast, I might prefer to experiment by having you, ChatGPT, provide you with 5 of probably the most lovely, difficult, creative, invaluable, provocative, and/or Silly questions on “Rule Breaker Investing.”

On this podcast, ChatGPT asks Motley Idiot co-founder David Gardner its 5 “most thought-provoking questions” about Rule Breaker Investing, and he takes his greatest shot answering each one! Slicing-edge expertise meets timeless investing knowledge in our latest episodic sequence.

To catch full episodes of all The Motley Idiot’s free podcasts, try our podcast middle. To get began investing, try our quick-start information to investing in shares. A full transcript follows the video.

This video was recorded on June 5, 2024.

David Gardner: I requested ChatGPT this week what it knew concerning the Rule Breaker Investing podcast, you understand? ChatGPT, as we have to know one another over the previous 12 months. What are you aware about this podcast? It gave a reasonably good reply. Then I assumed to ask this, for this week’s podcast, I might prefer to experiment by having you, ChatGPT provide you with 5 of probably the most lovely, difficult, creative, invaluable, provocative, and/or Silly questions on Rule Breaker Investing and I’ll endeavor then to reply these on this week’s podcast. Properly, in a groundbreaking collaboration between cutting-edge expertise and timeless investing knowledge, Rule Breaker Investing proudly presents the debut of ChatGPT Asks, David Solutions, Quantity 1, solely on this week’s Rule Breaker Investing.

Welcome again to Rule Breaker Investing. It is June. Welcome to June. The primary week of June. June yearly, this time of 12 months, I begin serious about the Market Cap Sport Present, as a result of we try this 4 occasions a 12 months as you understand. This time we did slightly bit extra. March was March Market Cap Insanity, however we’ve not completed any market cap sport present since March. In a few weeks, the Market Cap Sport Present comes again, and I am trying ahead to that, however as I considered what I wished to do that week, I assumed, properly, we first began speaking about ChatGPT on this podcast when Dan Pink, the New York Occasions best-selling creator, someplace close to the top of 2022 mentioned, “I feel that is going to be massive.”

I keep in mind Dan saying on this podcast that when he first heard about e mail, That is someplace within the Nineteen Nineties, a buddy of his had simply clicked his mouse on his laptop, and he mentioned, “Hey, I simply despatched that,” and Dan mentioned, “What was that?” His buddy mentioned, “Yeah, I simply despatched an email correspondence.” Dan mentioned, “What was that?” His buddy mentioned, “Properly, what I can do is I can write mail now, after which I can press a button on my laptop, and it immediately goes to a different particular person as mail. It is referred to as e mail.” Dan mentioned from that day ahead, he realized e mail was going to be massive. On the finish of 2022, he mentioned, “I feel ChatGPT is that very same second for many people now.

Ever since ChatGPT was first rocked on this podcast and definitely spending time with Mahan Tavacoli, my AI buddy, final summer season, It is come up quite a few occasions. I’ve had lots of enjoyable studying about and with ChatGPT. I assumed, let’s have ChatGPT ask me its most provocative questions on Rule Breaker Investing. The very first thing that I did, and for lots of people who use ChatGPT you already know this, in any thread with ChatGPT, you may ask, what are you aware about me? What do you keep in mind from this thread? Please summarize what you understand about me. Since considered one of my threads on my ChatGPT, and by the best way, I am utilizing the newest model, ChatGPT 4.0. I mentioned to it, what are you aware concerning the Rule Breaker Investing Podcast as we have gotten to know one another over the months? I wish to share again precisely the six issues that ChatGPT summarized about this podcast in short, as a result of I wished to believe that it knew what we’re doing on this podcast and the way we expect. The six issues it had so as from what ChatGPT has realized about this podcast is one, our funding philosophy. I quote, “The podcast emphasizes unconventional investing methods that goal to make folks smarter, happier, and richer. It encourages investing in top-performing firms with sturdy progress potential.”

That was #1. Quantity 2, academic focus. David offers invaluable classes on investing habits, traits to search for in shares, ideas for constructing a portfolio. Quantity 3, engagement with listeners. Month-to-month mailbag episodes, deal with listener questions, enhancing engagement and offering customized recommendation. Quantity 4, ChatGPT mentioned, quest options. The podcast continuously options authors, specialists, and thought leaders, providing numerous views and insights. 5 and 6 go like this. Quantity 5, humor and storytelling. David incorporates humor, historic references, and storytelling, making advanced monetary ideas extra accessible and fulfilling. Lastly, Quantity 6, aware capitalism. There is a sturdy concentrate on aware capitalism, advocating for companies that positively impression society and function with a long-term perspective.

I mentioned again to ChatGPT, thanks very a lot. That could be a superb abstract, certainly, of what this podcast is about, and stands for, and goals to ship each week. With the arrogance that my interviewer knew what I used to be about, I requested this, the query I discussed on the prime, and I’ll restate it now as a result of I rigorously considered this immediate. How we immediate AI is such an essential garbage-in, garbage-out, quality-in, quality-out mechanic. Right here once more, is what I mentioned. I mentioned for this week’s podcast. I might prefer to experiment by having you ChatGPT provide you with 5 of probably the most lovely, difficult, creative, invaluable, provocative, and/or Silly questions on Rule Breaker Investing.

Certainly, throughout the proverbial three seconds or so, that is precisely what ChatGPT delivered. For every of the questions, I solely checked out it. I did not look beneath it on the subsequent query and I simply fashioned my reply, and I considered it. I used to be curious, what could be the following query after that. Properly, thus, ChatGPT asks, David Solutions is born. I am calling this Quantity 1 of perhaps a recurring episodic sequence. I’ll have lots of enjoyable. It is a shorter podcast this week, however it hits on a number of the necessities.

Let’s get began. All proper. Query #1 from ChatGPT, and right here it’s. How do you see the evolving function of expertise, shaping Rule Breaker Investing methods within the subsequent decade, significantly in sectors like AI, biotech, and renewable vitality? How do I see the evolving function of expertise shaping our methods? Properly, I wish to, to begin with, say in response, issues will proceed to evolve expertise and get smarter. I am fairly persuaded about that. I very a lot hope that we are going to, via this era, particularly with the expansion of AI, that we are going to preserve what I am going to name a human-centered method to AI. I feel AI is right here to profit us not vice versa. This was articulated properly in a tweet I noticed on Twitter X up to now week. This was articulated in an article by Joanna Maciejewska. In a current article, Joanna listed as an creator and online game fanatic herself. Here is what she mentioned. I really like this line, do not you? “I need AI to do my laundry and dishes in order that I can do artwork and writing not for AI to do my artwork and writing in order that I can do my laundry and dishes.” I feel lots of us are head-nodding at that one as we go. It jogs my memory of the same viewpoint. This one from the Futurist Gerd Leonhard, who emphasizes you may examine and comply with him on Twitter in the event you like at G. Leonhard. Gerd emphasizes the significance of guaranteeing that technological developments are right here to serve humanity’s greatest pursuits, slightly than changing human values and capabilities. I feel AI, specifically, goes to indicate its comparative benefit in no matter methods it will possibly, and in no matter methods are most beneficial. I keep in mind a comparative benefit, maybe you studied this at school as properly. I did not main in economics, however I keep in mind it from my economics course in school.

Comparative benefit is mainly what international locations find yourself doing with their industries. Sure, the USA could possibly be the world’s greatest producer of skateboards. We could possibly be the best skateboard nation of all time however it seems we now have the next calling. We have now extra of a comparative benefit in different fields and so we depart it to a different nation to stand up and be the skateboard producer. I am making up this instance, however comparative benefit reminds us that if the financial system is working properly, every of us will rise to supply the most effective factor that we will that we’re most advantaged to do on the stage at which we function. Comparative benefit. I feel that AI, specifically, will inevitably present up the place it is most beneficial, the place we worth it most. Which means if changing lots of human effort, and I might even say a few of our inventive efforts, is what AI can do extra successfully, I might say extra fantastically, extra cheaply. These are massive ifs. If that is potential, then I feel in time, it inevitably will however I hope, and I wish to say I do consider that our creating knowledge, as a result of we’re all getting smarter about AI on the identical time AI will get smarter, our creating knowledge, which paradoxically is itself aided by AI, goes to assist us steer expertise towards, I feel, ways in which elevate, not denigrate humanity. It is with that cautious optimism that I shall be totally invested within the subsequent decade as I’ve been all through my life. The traits that I take advantage of, the six traits of the Rule Breaker inventory, and the shares that we select, that I selected, that you simply select. When you use these traits, I feel they’re impossible to vary, and ChatGPT the fields, you talked about: AI, biotech, renewable vitality, are all fields the place I’ve plucked wonderful firms that I’ve beneficial for us to purchase inventory in. A few of which have risen, a few of which have declined. These are only a few examples of bleeding-edge fields.

There are lots of others, and I continuously counsel to every of us that if we wish to follow Rule Breaker Investing, we’re in a means, pioneers. We must be trying on the subsequent frontier and asking ourselves the place are issues headed and getting our cash there as shortly and in addition to we will. Once more, I do not suppose Rule Breaker Investing goes to begin selecting completely different firms. We’ll proceed to be technology-focused and asking ourselves, the place is the world headed? I additionally wish to say as I take into consideration closing my reply to this primary query, the time frames that we use are going to proceed, I feel, to be the one ones that matter. That’s the long-term as a result of the long-term is the one time period that issues to me, no less than to my investing, and that is additionally probably the most rewarding time period of all, the place you are going to take advantage of cash. I do not suppose our time frames are going to vary. I understand there is a notion that all the pieces’s rushing up, and we’re not going to have the ability to sustain with all this new expertise, and I feel that is true, in some methods, however in different methods, rule #1, let your winners run excessive, which is the primary behavior of Rule Breaker Investing. It is all about time frames and letting winners run. I do not suppose that is going to vary. General, In conclusion, I might say, I do not see our investing technique altering. In spite of everything, my Rule Breaker method has now lived via the start of the Web again within the Nineteen Nineties, via smartphones, via social media, Cloud computing. Now we now have AI. There shall be extra expertise frontiers in our future, and I might say that Rule Breaker Investing has labored splendidly via all of those. Actually, I feel we now have an method that isn’t simply future-proofed, however I might say future-interested and future-ready. Thanks for query #1. I do not wish to come throughout as too sturdy. I do not wish to come throughout as too assured and assertive. I do not wish to have my head within the sand. If actually, expertise is altering in a means, I do not anticipate, however as a result of I’ve at all times tried to be as open-minded and usually constructive as I can about expertise. I feel that method will proceed to face as properly.

Once more, open-minded, able to be mistaken, however , and invested, and constructive concerning the future. These are excellent attributes of Rule Breaker Investing, and evolving expertise is not going to vary that anytime quickly, no less than for me. Let’s transfer on to query Quantity 2. Query Quantity 2 from ChatGPT. I quote “With the rising concentrate on sustainable and socially accountable investing, how can Rule Breaker Investing ideas be aligned with aware capitalism and environmental, social, and governance, ESG standards?” Properly, I recognize the query. Let me simply say first off. I feel it is a good factor to be serious about, however I additionally suppose it is not a fantastic query as a result of right here I feel ChatGPT, you have proven slightly little bit of a lack of understanding of who I’m and what we stand for as a result of we’re not going to have to fret about aligning our ideas with aware capitalism when keep in mind the tenets of aware capitalism is behavior Quantity 4 of Rule Breaker Investing. Actually, for years now, I’ve mentioned, and I am going to say it once more, make your portfolio replicate your greatest imaginative and prescient for our future. That is considered one of my watchwords and it is the quote I pin up on my Twitter feed initially of yearly. I say, here is one thing to consider in 2020, 2021, ‘2, ‘3, ‘4. Make your portfolio replicate your greatest imaginative and prescient of the longer term. Now, I wish to emphasize this isn’t prescriptive in that I am not telling you what must be in your portfolio. What I am telling you is that what’s in your portfolio ought to replicate your greatest imaginative and prescient of the longer term. I’ve obtained to know lots of my fellow Fools, lots of listeners over time. But, I do not know all the pieces about everybody, and there are numerous folks listening to me proper now that I’ll by no means meet, however I need you to know, though I do not know what your greatest imaginative and prescient of the longer term is, I feel your cash must be demonstrating that in the event you have been to indicate your portfolio assertion to a partner or associate, to your grand children, to your dealer. I feel that is how all of us must be invested, and I’ve thought that all over.

We first wrote a chapter about socially accountable investing in our first e-book, The Motley Idiot Funding Information. The brothers, Tom and Dave wrote that e-book, and we cut up chapters, and I wrote that chapter. I mainly mentioned I feel every of us must be exhibiting via our cash what we consider is socially accountable. I went on to say, to press the purpose slightly bit, I query how socially accountable that is irony. I query how socially accountable mutual funds are as a result of are you aware the supervisor of that fund? Are you aware all of their standards? Does that particular person know you? Does that particular person perceive you and what you suppose results in our greatest, most socially accountable future? I do not suppose so. It is impersonal. When you’re being accountable about this, should not you be investing your individual cash, your self towards your greatest imaginative and prescient of the longer term? I recognize our mutual fund pals. I am certain there are some superb socially accountable mutual funds, however I query whether or not it is socially accountable to put money into them. At the least in the event you care, if you wish to put within the time, if we will be this painstaking round our cash. I feel it is a fantastic factor to be. Let’s speak slightly bit extra about consciousness-conscious capitalism.

David Gardner: I do consider there’s rising human consciousness. In the identical means that I agreed with the dearly departed Jeremy Rifkin and his e-book, the Empathic Civilization, which had a really optimistic and I feel very true central thesis, which is that Homo sapiens is way extra empathetic immediately than at any level in historical past. Certainly, it is a rising graph, how we deal with animals immediately, though there’s lots of maltreatment of animals immediately, how we deal with folks from different cultures immediately, though there’s lots of maltreatment of individuals from different cultures. Nonetheless, it is much better than how issues have been 200 years in the past or 1,000 years in the past. Rifkin goes on to indicate a graph of human empathy over time. He has far more of a tutorial bent than I do, he is in a position to cite tons extra sources than I can. However I can prevent studying his e-book, though I might suggest it, by telling you the graph goes from the decrease left on the daybreak of time to the higher proper. Chances are you’ll agree and be nodding your head already, you could disagree, that is as much as you. However I consider it. In the identical means, when Invoice Burke got here on this podcast just a few months in the past and mentioned, “When you learn the information headlines immediately, you watch cable TV, you’d conclude issues have by no means been worse”. But Invoice went on, he is quoting Kevin Kelly, one other nice Rule Breaker visitor of the previous. Quoting Kevin Kelly by saying, “And but, in the event you learn historical past and historical past books immediately, you will conclude issues have by no means been higher.” I feel it is actually essential to know each the short-term noise and the long-term view that all of us want to take care of as a result of we’re all residing within the very quick time period. Take heed to this podcast, a really quick time period, however we’re serious about our cash sooner or later over a protracted arc of our lives and the narrative of the human race. Human consciousness is rising, due to this fact, I feel it makes a fantastic deal, ChatGPT, of sense to be aligned with aware capitalism.

Closing on this one, I am not an enormous fan of when actions change into acronyms. I like a number of the environmental considering, a number of the social considering and governance considering, I would not agree with all of it. I am certain every of us has various things they could like or dislike after we hear ESG, however the actual fact we’re utilizing ESG has me questioning issues slightly bit. I admit, I additionally really feel the identical about different acronyms that pop up at completely different factors in our society or historical past. DEI is one other instance. I perceive usually the goodness of this stuff, however as soon as they begin changing into acronyms, I begin questioning, and other people have enterprise playing cards that say their ESG or their ESG fund, I begin questioning the social accountability of merely mailing it in with established acronymized standards. I might a lot slightly get beneath issues and perceive what’s actually happening. Sure, I feel Rule Breaker Investing ideas are aligned with aware capitalism and inspiring every of us as buyers to suppose onerous about what’s sustainable, about what’s socially accountable, and we will provide you with completely different solutions, and I feel our cash ought to present that. To finish the reply and transfer on to quantity 3, ChatGPT. I do not suppose it is a superb query in that the solutions I feel have already been very evident on this podcast, in my writing, each the current writing and writing from way back. I might say slightly little bit of constructive criticism again for you on this one, ChatGPT, do higher. Let’s transfer on to query quantity 3. I quote, “Given the present market panorama and traits, what are the important thing attributes or indicators that you simply search for in figuring out potential Rule Breaker shares, and the way do you differentiate between short-term market noise and long-term progress potential.” I like this query. I feel it is as a result of it is focusing and it is honing in on what are the important thing attributes or indicators that one ought to search for when taking a look at potential Rule Breaker inventory. It lets me solid my gaze over the past decade or so and take into consideration what’s labored and what hasn’t. What’s been overrated, what’s been underrated. To start with, I wish to say of the six traits we search for in Rule Breaker shares, the primary one at all times has been crucial and is crucial, that is why I made it the primary trait of Rule Breaker shares. It’s on the lookout for prime canines and first movers in essential rising industries.

That phrase has guided me towards each nice inventory that I’ve picked, and lots of shares that did not work out as properly. However the timeless lesson we have realized collectively is the winners far outweigh your losers. So do not be afraid to lose. Actually, in the event you’re listening to this week’s podcast, in the event you’re following Rule Breaker Investing, perhaps you are a longtime Motley Idiot member who’s seen this work or perhaps a buddy informed you to pay attention on this week, otherwise you’re only a ChatGPT fan, and someway via SEO, we discovered you randomly as a listener this week, I need you to know that discovering the highest canines in essential rising industries, those which have began industries round them, you could possibly argue [Meta’s] Fb wasn’t the primary social media firm, actually. Some folks will level out that MySpace preceded Fb in lots of methods, I feel it did when it comes to its timing, however not likely when it comes to its heft, its scale, its velocity. It actually did begin in that Harvard dorm room with Mark Zuckerberg and his early pals, and it turned the highest canine and first mover. It got here public in 2012, you would possibly keep in mind. That could be a nice instance of a prime canine and first mover, and a fantastic successful inventory. It was a failed IPO, it did very poorly in its first 12 months or so. It was, I am not going to say left for lifeless, however it was actually solid apart by Wall Road, and the inventory was properly down from its IPO date however right here we’re having beneficial it greater than a decade in the past. Inventory is up 12 occasions in worth from when it got here public in 2012, the market over the identical time up 4 occasions in worth, so it is greater than tripled the market’s efficiency.

It has been a fantastic inventory. At present, Meta Platforms, the previous Fb, is a $1.2 trillion firm. Once I take into consideration the present market panorama, one of many issues that I take into consideration is the tv present Silicon Valley. Have you ever seen it? It got here out as comedy, 2014 on HBO. I did not watch all reveals and all seasons, however I loved what I noticed. But it surely was proper round that date, that is submit the Fb IPO, the place Silicon Valley enterprise capital, though the present was there ostensibly to make jokes about it, it was additionally glorifying enterprise capital, and that space of the world, each geographically, Silicon Valley, but additionally psychographically. The concept of begin up, begin up tradition, the concept you could possibly make it enormous in only a few years. Certainly, what we noticed over the past decade is firms that, I might say in earlier eras, would have come public youthful and earlier. Corporations like Airbnb, firms like Uber. As an alternative of coming public as youthful firms, they actually blew up within the sense of their dimension. They turned gigantic firms. I am going to give a fast instance, Airbnb got here public 2020. Do you keep in mind? It was an IPO, we beneficial it in Motley Idiot Rule Breakers. It has been an under-performer. It hasn’t been a catastrophe, however examine it, this week, Airbnb from its IPO date is up 5%. That is proper. It is up 5%. The inventory market’s up 45% over the identical four-year interval, so it has been an under-performer. It hasn’t misplaced cash, however it hasn’t made any actual cash for buyers. Though it is completed higher over the past couple of years it declined initially. I want to level out this, it is 5% greater than when it got here public, and its market cap immediately is $93 billion. Which means the corporate waited till it turned value, in non-public markets, tens of billions of . The equal of $80 billion because it comes public, that was its valuation on its first day of buying and selling, and that’s completely huge relative to virtually each different firm that is ever come public in historical past. But it surely’s not the one one. Uber, equally, 2019 got here public. It is up 55% because it got here public.

By the best way, the market’s up 82%, so Uber itself has underperformed. One other inventory I beneficial. It hasn’t been a nasty performer, we’re up 55%. Maybe in time, we will beat the market, however it additionally hasn’t been nice. I’ll point out, the final two years it has been fairly on fireplace. Uber obtained off to a nasty begin over the general public markets. The final two years, in the event you’ve invested in it you are up 170%. Markets up simply 35% over the past two years. Uber has really been a unbelievable inventory in simply the final couple of years. However right here it’s, 55% greater than the day it got here public, and it is value $134 billion. It too got here public round a $90 billion valuation, not a $9 billion valuation, like a lot of the IPOs that preceded it, like a lot of the firms that I’ve loved choosing of their early levels when they are much smaller. I am not attempting responsible HBO or Silicon Valley, the 2014 debuting TV present, however I feel that one thing modified within the final decade the place firms determine they didn’t wish to come public, the place the enterprise capital market swole with funding, and abruptly, you could possibly parlay one thing small and acorn, and you could possibly change into an oak, and also you did not ever need to go public. However once you finally did go public, you have been promoting your self to you and me, the mom-and-pop buyers, I am a pop investor proper together with you. You have been promoting yourselves to us at a big valuation, it’d even be a official valuation. Airbnb and Uber are slightly bit up from their IPOs from years in the past, however did we make any actual cash from these shares? Not a lot. Actually, I might say Meta Platforms, Fb, may be the final massive time IPO that has risen 10 occasions or extra in market worth over the past decade plus or so. After we speak once more, ChatGPT, along with your query concerning the present market panorama, I feel we now have to note that.

I do not suppose that is a everlasting state, by the best way, enterprise capital shouldn’t be as low cost and straightforward to return by as of late, and I’ve seen firms in recent times be extra prepared to return public at smaller valuations. Take into consideration one thing like Warby Parker or Cava or Sweetgreen, these occur to be eating places, that and eyewear model. However Toast, Olo, these are firms which can be cost platforms serving to eating places run themselves, tech firms themselves. These firms are a lot smaller, and they are much smaller IPOs, however they seem to be a blended bag. For instance, Warby Parker is down two-thirds in worth from the day it IPO’d, though it’s up 50% in current months, it is value about $2 billion immediately. Cava has greater than doubled, it has been a very good performer, SweetGreen, the others, blended bag. I might say concerning the present market panorama that I used to be by no means that inquisitive about IPOs anyway, and I am even barely much less inquisitive about IPOs as of late, except you are bringing me extra of a mid-cap firm. Do not wait until an $80 billion valuation to get me enthusiastic about your inventory as a result of I in all probability will not be that excited. However in the event you’re coming public at one or 2 billion, that is going to be the dodgy expertise buyers have at all times had. Statistics level out that in the event you do not buy an IPO on common, you wait six months, you will get a greater value than the IPO provided you on day one. Traders have usually been rewarded for ready and staying out of IPOs. I suppose I discover myself speaking about IPOs due to the market panorama and the way these massive manufacturers have weighed over the past 10 years. However let me conclude my reply to query quantity 3. What are the important thing attributes to search for? I proceed to search for prime canines and first movers. However after I take into consideration what has actually made cash over the past decade, I see two massive buckets of gorgeous shares, a lot of which we have beneficial and personal. The primary bucket, I’ll name the clearly nice firms. These should not firms that have been IPOing at huge valuations in recent times, like Uber or Airbnb, these have been Netflix, Tesla, NVIDIA and their ilk, what we as soon as referred to as, in one other e-book of ours, the apparent greats.

If you concentrate on what are the clearly nice firms with nice providers, nice staff, nice shares, Netflix, Tesla, NVIDIA, this class of firm. They have been already massive 10 or 20 years in the past, we have watched them change into gigantic. These of us who’ve owned the shares, these are our favourite shares, they often are the tent poles of our portfolios. Of the 2 buckets which have made cash, massive cash for buyers within the final 10 years, considered one of them is these clearly nice firms that have been already public. The second, I might describe because the lesser recognized leaders of their classes. What involves thoughts after I take into consideration these? Take into consideration Mercado Libre. MercadoLibre has been a unbelievable 100 plus bagger for me in Motley Idiot Rule Breakers, and for Rule Breaker members. MercadoLibre is mainly the Amazon of Latin America. They’re the e-commerce large, they’re doing the deliveries, they’re doing the cost programs. This has been a fantastic class chief, however is that this a family identify like Amazon or Tesla or NVIDIA? No, it is not. Neither is Axon Enterprise, the previous TASER now with Axon police physique cameras mainly supporting the legislation enforcement trade with higher expertise to provide our police pals cameras that they now are required to put on, in lots of instances, filming them and what they do. That is simply one of many issues that Axon Enterprise has completed to enhance the world of legislation enforcement. Once more, not a family identify. Most individuals do not acknowledge the identify of that firm, however we see they’re the class chief. In one other instance, this one is slightly bit higher recognized Chipotle.

Chipotle, Mexican group, technically, their firm named CMG. Their Ticker image, not practically as massive as Netflix, Tesla or Nvidia, a widely known model, although. However undoubtedly, once more, a class chief and all of these shares I simply talked about, Mercado Libre, Axon Enterprise, Chipotle, phenomenal winners over the past 10 plus years, rewarding rule breaker investing and rule breaker investing as a method. I mentioned I used to be going to conclude this a couple of minutes in the past. I feel I really will now conclude this reply, however let me simply say, I am undecided you ever heard me say a decade or so a go, there shall be an air BNB IPO. It is going to have blown up earlier than it ever IPOed and the inventory will rise solely 5% in worth over its first 4 years within the public markets. I wasn’t saying or predicting that. I am not going to goal to foretell now what I feel goes to occur subsequent. I might say that is why rule breaker Investing emphasizes having a portfolio of 25 or extra shares and a good beginning line allocation usually for every, which is my means of claiming 4% in every of these 25 shares. Do not load up on one with 40% of your cash after which simply make investments 1% in one other honest beginning line throughout your portfolio. These are our methods. Once more, I feel they work in each surroundings. ChatGPT you ended that query with, how do you differentiate between quick time period market noise and long run progress potential? I might say that is what helps you keep away from quick time period market noise and long run progress potential, specializing in the highest canines and first movers, not attempting to be predictive what you suppose goes to occur subsequent. That is not going to be what makes you cash. What is going on to make you cash is a diversified portfolio of the businesses that replicate your greatest imaginative and prescient for our future and the emergent ones, particularly and 25 or extra shares. On to query quantity 4 ChatGPT requested “rule breaker investing emphasizes letting winners run.

However how do you deal with conditions the place a inventory experiences a big downturn? What methods do you use to mitigate threat whereas staying true to the rule breaker philosophy?” Shares decline for us on a regular basis and typically they by no means come again. The very first thing I take into consideration, after I take into consideration mitigating threat, whereas staying true to the rule breaker philosophy is behavior quantity 2 of the rule breaker investor, which is, to recall, add up, do not double down. In so many phrases, what I am saying is when you could have new cash, since you took the time to put it aside out of your wage, since you’re being good about your cash and your future, you’re residing beneath your means, you aren’t subsisting on double digit bank card debt, you aren’t, you have gotten out of pupil debt and in the event you did, God bless you, it is not straightforward for lots of people to do, however you are on the level the place you are saving. You are at some extent in your profession the place perhaps you could possibly save as much as 10% of your wage. That is a fantastic aim for lots of people. Perhaps perhaps your employer matches your financial savings. You are that particular person at that stage of life. I wish to say when you could have that new cash that you have simply made, and that you simply’re investing, put it within the issues which can be rising. Put it within the ones which can be doing properly. A lot of the world right here is purchase low, promote excessive they usually suppose, I obtained some new cash. I ought to put it within the ones which can be making new lows, not the businesses making new highs, however intestine examine right here. Anytime we discuss a fantastic inventory and we simply threw down a bunch of firm names like Netflix, Tesla, Nvidia, Mercado Libre, Axon, Chipotle, Mexican group. Have a look at their inventory graphs in your head over time, decrease left to higher proper. These firms persistently simply saved making new highs one 12 months after one other. Now, there have been years the place they misplaced half their worth in a single 12 months. Each one of many shares I discussed, that is occurred to no less than as soon as. When you’re a long run holder of Nvidia, for instance, as we now have been, you noticed that a number of occasions. You see 33% drops each a number of years for these biggest shares of our era. You want to be able to lose, however in relation to the actual story of what wins within the markets, it is those that they’ve some quick time period setbacks, however they only hold going up.

They only hold coming again and going like amazon.com as a inventory over its practically 30 years within the public markets at this level. These are the saddles, the bucking broncos that go up. That is the place you wish to put your cash. Do not put your cash. Do not double down in issues. The primary threat mitigation technique, ChatGPT, after we speak concerning the rule breaker philosophy is so as to add up. Do not double down. One other means of claiming it, do not throw good cash, your new financial savings after dangerous. That may be dangerous investments you have already made. Add up. Do not double down. There’s yet one more factor I wish to say. It is a faster reply for me, however yet one more factor I might prefer to level out and that’s for years, after I labored for the Motley Idiot Rule Breakers workforce. A workforce, I ideally esteem, a service that I liked creating from the bottom up in October 2004, nonetheless going virtually at its 20 12 months anniversary. Now, after I take into consideration our workforce and our teammates, what we’d do is we’d take a look at shares that have been down, and we might ask a sequence of questions on these shares that have been down. I am simply going to provide you just a few of them proper now as a result of when ChatGPT, within the first a part of your query, you are asking about how can we deal with conditions when a inventory experiences a big downturn. The very first thing you already know is, we’re not going so as to add new cash to them. They’ll must show themselves to us by reversing course earlier than we will add new cash. However in the event you’re a inventory analyst otherwise you’re simply inquisitive about falling the market, you are questioning, what are the shares that perhaps come again from these factors? Then what are those that do not? There are a bunch of things that typify, anyway, my sample recognition as to what comes again. I’ll share three of them proper now in a short time. One of many issues we did in my providers over time is we’d say, we’re on the lookout for some inexperienced flags and we do not need pink flags to indicate up. After we would publish a brand new advice, we might say, listed here are 5 inexperienced flags.

That by our definition, are 5 issues sooner or later. That we’re on the lookout for. We’re anticipating or hoping and once they occur, we will go examine inexperienced flag, wave that inexperienced flag. We obtained it proper. We additionally did the identical with pink flags. Actually, we referred to as it our 5 and three. We at all times printed 5 inexperienced flags and three pink flags, a short clarification as to why it was 5 and three. If you are going to purchase a inventory and also you’re an optimist about that firm and our economic system, try to be on the lookout for extra inexperienced flags and have the ability to quantity them extra then pink flags. The idea of 5 and three is at all times tilted towards the great, as a result of that is what the market does. It rises over time. We wish to align our flags according to that. When you expensive listener, have taken the time to consider a inventory before you purchase it, you may record it, bullet it out to your self, someplace in your digital library, someplace the place you retain your notes, or you may write it down an index paper and drop it in a file folder, simply write down what you are on the lookout for, what your expectations are. Then when stuff occurs, particularly if the inventory would not do very properly, you now have a wonderful record to check with to ask your self what’s actually happening. For instance, if not one of the inexperienced flags have been hit and it is all pink flags, guess what? I do not suppose that is in all probability a fantastic funding going ahead. That is particularly one you do not wish to keep invested in or add new cash to. When you’ve put in slightly little bit of sweat fairness up entrance and thought concerning the future and what you are anticipating to see, that may be a nice information to your self. To remind you of whether or not you wish to nonetheless consider hold that candlelight vigil for that firm coming again or snuff out the candle. I mentioned there are three issues I search for that I’ll toss out on this interview with ChatGPT. That is one. A second one is simply the steadiness sheet. In fact, an organization’s steadiness sheet, the place it reveals its debt and the amount of money it has, similar to you and I’ve a checking account. We will see how a lot money we now have and the way a lot debt we now have.

Corporations need to publish these publicly. When you may see that the steadiness sheet is powerful, it has lots of money, perhaps no debt. Versus the other. Not a lot money, lots of debt. That is one other good thing to have a look at once you determine, my inventory has skilled a big downturn, will it come again? Then a 3rd factor I am going to level out, we will get away from inexperienced and pink flags right here and monetary statements, and we will go proper to the center of human beings. Someone’s operating that firm. The CEO. You can even take into consideration the board members perhaps or the large buyers in that firm, or typically star staff. Actually, among the finest indicators of a fantastic firm is when the CEO can entice nice expertise. Similar to if Lin Manuel Miranda comes out with a brand new musical, all people needs to be in that musical or film as a result of he attracts nice expertise. The very same factor occurs in enterprise. Jony Ive works for Apple, not its opponents. I might say, take a look at the CEO that is in place at that firm now. Do we discover ourselves more and more educated about that particular person or the administration workforce? Begin with our names. Are you aware the identify of the CEO? Has the CEO modified? Is that a part of the explanation the shares down? Do we all know something concerning the new CEO? These are actually essential questions. You wish to be admiring of the folks that you simply’re placing your cash behind. You have to be impressed by them. You have to be impressed to dig deeper. If you end up disconnected or you do not just like the CEO of the corporate, that may be one other nice instance of a query you could possibly ask your self to information the choice as as to if you suppose the corporate’s going to return again or not. ChatGPT, to shut this one, I wish to say it’s a must to be comfy with shedding. You want to be able to lose to win. Considered one of my massive themes on this podcast. When you use our method, you are including up, not doubling down.

Onto query quantity 5, the ultimate query for this primary episodic sequence, ChatGPT asks, David solutions, ChatGPT, right here is your provocative query to shut.” As rule breaker investing encourages particular person buyers to suppose independently and embrace progressive concepts. How can listeners domesticate a mindset of steady studying and adaptableness to navigate the ever altering funding panorama efficiently?” That is a good looking query. The humorous factor about this query is, it is not being requested of me. It is really being requested of you. Expensive listener, how will you domesticate a mindset of steady studying and adaptableness to navigate this ever altering panorama that we reside in collectively? I might say, first off, that is in all probability already you. These are the listeners that we entice to this podcast, and to our technique, common listeners tuning in every week are very possible, I might say means over index towards lives of steady studying and adaptableness. I as soon as did a 12 minute sermonette on this matter. You possibly can nonetheless return and hearken to it. It is solely 12 minutes lengthy. Shorter than this week’s podcast. It was Might 15, 2021. It is entitled to guide a extra attention-grabbing life. When you ever want a 12 minute pep speak from me and a reminder of the significance of that, it is there for you. When you concentrate on cultivating a mindset of steady studying and adaptableness, It isn’t simply true of our investing panorama. ChatGPT, I do know you have been asking about our funding panorama, however take away the phrase funding there, as a result of that is what’s taking place, not simply in investing, however in enterprise, ever altering. What’s AI doing to enterprise and on your life? These are the three domains of this podcast, investing, enterprise and life. I urge you, expensive listener, to be cultivating a mindset of steady studying and adaptableness. We have now lots of these sorts on employees at The Motley Idiot. We have now lots of steady learners. We have now many extra in our membership.

Our membership base is far greater than our worker base and there are such a lot of fascinating people who find themselves at all times asking questions and attempting to make issues higher for these round them. Actually, I might say that it’s its personal reward. A lifetime of steady studying and adaptableness, certain, it should assist your investing. It will assist what you are promoting, however it’s its personal reward to reside that means via life. ChatGPT, take away funding from that query, however you have requested the suitable query and it is not even of me. It is of you, expensive listener. That is the longer term we’re residing into, by the best way, in the event you suppose this future the place you are going to must constantly study and adapt, in the event you suppose that is any completely different from the previous, I wish to inform you, I don’t suppose that it’s. On this regard, just about, because the begin of the Industrial Revolution within the nineteenth century there was an ongoing, steady, altering panorama in our enterprise world, in our society and certain sufficient, after all, on your investing as properly. It is at all times, Actually, if you concentrate on it, what’s the story of human historical past besides considered one of fixed evolution and adaptation to ever altering circumstances? It may well push us out of our consolation zone. Generally it would not sound enjoyable to say, we at all times hear folks do not like change however I really suppose we love change once you actually give it some thought.

Are you able to think about nothing altering from proper now? That feels like a small hell. To me, I really like and encourage betterment and alter. I feel that is in lots of methods, what I hope I’ve enabled via this podcast this week. ChatGPT, I wish to thanks for the questions that you simply requested, the gorgeous, provocative, difficult questions. Considered one of them perhaps not so good as the others and I do know all of us expect AI to get higher. These questions ought to enhance if we wish to proceed this sequence. If you would like to see the sequence proceed, drop me a line, [email protected] is our e mail deal with. In fact, on the finish of this June, we’ll do a mail bag and I am going to learn again your ideas in the event you take the time to put in writing me and share what you realized from this week’s podcast. Actually, I invite you to do the identical. Simply as I mentioned to ChatGPT. Give you a good looking, difficult, creative, invaluable, provocative, silly query. I say the very same factor to you, expensive fellow idiot, as you drop a word, perhaps for this month’s mailbag, you may tweet us at RBI podcast. As I say goodbye this week, I am reminded of one other previous creator on this podcast. How may I not point out Warren Berger and his e-book, a extra lovely query. That is actually on the coronary heart of this week’s podcast. I really like that e-book. It simply got here out. I feel in its tenth anniversary version. Warren dropped me a signed copy. Thanks, Warren. That was utterly of your individual volition. I recognize that. However asking lovely questions. Even understanding what’s a good looking query is, I feel one of many nice pleasures and worth lockers in life and in investing too and enterprise and life. Idiot on.

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