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Podcast 133: Laughing at Wall Street

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Today on the Consumerism Commentary Podcast, Bryan talks to Chris Camillo, author of Laughing at Wall Street: How I Beat the Pros at Investing (by Reading Tabloids, Shopping at the Mall, and Connecting on Facebook) and How You Can, Too.

Chris advises avoiding standard Wall Street advice and focusing on social networks, personal shopping research and pop culture for discovering investment ideas.

Table of contents

[00:00] Introduction from Bryan J Busch
[00:33] Interview with Chris Camillo
[00:51] Technical analysis and fundamental analysis
[04:49] 401(k) plans
[07:17] Finding money for investing
[09:26] Missing Snapple
[11:11] Information arbitrage
[14:40] Applying the scientific method
[18:42] Rewarding your network of helpers
[19:42] Performing analysis research
[22:52] Investment ideas surround us every day
[25:33] End

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Updated April 12, 2016 and originally published November 6, 2011.

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Luke Landes is the founder of Consumerism Commentary. He has been blogging and writing for the internet since 1995 and has been building online communities since 1991. Find out more about Luke Landes and follow him on Twitter. View all articles by .

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