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The FORT with Chris Powers

Jun 24, 2019

Ryan Reeves is the Founder and CEO of Investing City and is also the host of the Investing City podcast. They discuss the power of value investing, the world of an investor, the hype around cryptocurrency and more. Enjoy!  For more information on Chris Powers and Fort Capital, visit  Follow Chris on Twitter! @fortworthchris   Connect with The FORT by emailing us at  01:46 – Ryan’s Background and Investing City 05:37 – Growth Investing vs. Value Investing 07:00 – How to Get Better at Utilizing Search Engines 09:25 – A Typical Day in the World of an Investor 13:53 – Is there a method to the madness when reading an S2 or a quarterly earnings report? 16:54 – Do you look at companies who hemorrhage cash differently in terms of the money they could make in the future? 19:30 – Is there a time horizon for how you look at things? 23:14 – How much time do you spend stress testing an idea as opposed to looking for new ones? 24:50 – Do you think Berkshire is set up for companies in the modern era? 29:30 – Ryan’s Research as a Service (RAAS) 37:14 – Ryan’s Core Portfolio Policy 39:00 – How do you know when you “actually know something”? 41:27 – How do you get to know employees in the companies that you look to invest in? 45:08 – Are you a believer in the Bitcoin revolution? 50:38 – What are the biggest mistakes a novice investor makes? 53:07 – Books Influential on Ryan’s Journey