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Episode 63 – The Cloud Around the Modern Portfolio Theory



Will the modern portfolio theory fail present-day investors? 

Find out in this episode as Mark Pearson explains the foundations of the modern portfolio theory (MPT) and why much of what he believes conflicts with the majority of investors!

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • The definition of modern portfolio theory
  • Why you want to have an asset allocated portfolio with growth and value stocks
  • Why bonds are not good investments
  • Why volatility is not risk
  • And more!

Tune in now to hear Mark explain how the modern portfolio theory clouds clarity. 

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Episode 62 – 20 Stock Market Predictions for the 2020s, Part 2



Like all people, investors tend to be drawn to predictions — especially those that play into our natural fear of the unknown. 

How might Mark Pearson’s predictions help shine a light on the unknown that lays ahead of us in the coming decade?

Find out in this episode, as Mark continues his list of stock market predictions for the 2020s in hopes to provide you with clarity and common sense around your investment decisions! 

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Ten more stock market predictions
  • Why short-term thinkers tend to be emotional thinkers 
  • The importance of investing with conviction 
  • Why investors are losing out on enjoying many of life’s blessings 
  • And more!

Listen in for Mark’s last ten stock market predictions for the upcoming decade!

Resources: Nepsis | BlogAddiction to Prediction | 20 Stock Market Predictions for the 2020s, Part 1


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Episode 61 – 20 Stock Market Predictions for the 2020s, Part 1



The time for our annual market predictions has come once again! 

This year, we’re not only covering what we might see this year, but also sharing predictions for the entire coming decade.

In this episode, join Mark Pearson as he shares the first ten of his twenty top stock market predictions for the coming decade. With these tips, Mark hopes to give you the clarity and common sense that will allow you to enhance your investment process over this decade!

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Mark’s top market predictions
  • Why it’s important to stick to process before progress
  • The four keys to successful investing
  • How to assess your investment portfolio 
  • And more!

Tune in now to discover the first ten predictions Mark has for the coming decade!

Resources: Nepsis | BlogAddiction to Prediction


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Episode 60 — A Look Back At 2020



As the year comes to an end, Mark Pearson takes us back on a journey throughout 2020 and overviews investing losses and opportunities that have occurred during the pandemic. He shares his expertise and optimistic outlook with investors and advisors on how to make more successful market decisions. 

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • The shapes of market recovery 
  • Why you should invest in business as opposed to stock markets or indexes 
  • The importance of a buy/sell discipline  
  • How to make non-emotional flexibility decisions  
  • And more!

Join Mark Pearson as he takes a look back at 2020! 

Resources: Nepsis 


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Episode 59 — The Alpha and The Beta



Mark Pearson believes that the more educated you are about your investments, the better your investment decisions will be.

To help you better understand key investing concepts, Mark Pearson explores two essential investing terms in today’s episode: alpha and beta. Join Mark as he walks you through these terms and how they correlate with risk so you can gain the clarity you need to accomplish your investing goals.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • What the alpha and the beta is
  • Why you shouldn’t use the S&P 500 as a benchmark
  • How an investment stress test can help your investing practices
  • Why many investments are too many investments
  • And more!

Tune in now to gain clarity around the true investing definition of alpha and beta!

Resources: Nepsis 


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Episode 58 – What is the Secret Behind Progress?



Investors, you have heard Mark Pearson emphasise the importance of investing with clarity. But do you know the secret behind attaining progress with your investments? It all comes down to one thing: your process.

In this episode, Mark unpacks his trademarked phrase, “process before progress.” He explains how investing with clarity helps you stick to the process and the benefits that come with having a process to guide you.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • About NEPSIS’ investing process
  • How your process ties in with investing with clarity
  • Ways your portfolio can benefit from volatility
  • The importance of picking the right businesses to invest in
  • And more!

Tune in now to hear all about the secret behind successful investing!

Resources:  Nepsis 


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Episode 57 — Ignorance is not Bliss



When it comes to your money, ignorance is never bliss.

That’s why, as an investor, you need to know what you own and why you own it. To do so, you need to ask the right questions.

Today, Mark explains how you can ask questions that will benefit you — and why many investors have been trained to ask the wrong questions. Mark additionally shares tips on what questions to ask and the significance of being aware of your own behavioral biases.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • The difference between a financial advisor and a money manager
  • How to consider whether your portfolio structured for your best interest
  • Why SMAs (separately managed accounts) are an efficient way to manage your investment funds
  • Whether the historical performance of a fund indicative of its future performance
  • And more!

Tune in now to discover how investing with clarity can help you gain more knowledge and awareness on your journey to becoming a successful investor!

Resources:   Nepsis 


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Episode 56 – What’s up Doc? — Part 2



When it comes to investing, there are 10 key things Mark Pearson wants you to remember.

From what to consider during election season to market drivers and investing time horizons, in this episode, Mark breaks down the 10 investing ideas that will help you invest with clarity. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How the stock market indicates what’s to come 
  • Two ways investors make money
  • The difference between behavioral and empirical investing 
  • What separates diversification from asset allocation 
  • And more!

Join Mark now and discover some top investing mindsets to help you on your journey towards ultimate clarity!

Resources:  Nepsis: (952) 746-2003


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Episode 55 – What’s up Doc?



Everyone needs expert advice, even if you’re an accomplished investor.

However, when seeking expert advice, investors shouldn’t be looking towards the news media. Instead, they should seek insight from investment professionals like the team at NEPSIS.

In this episode, get Mark Pearson’s insight and investing expertise about the current state of the markets so you can make the right investment decisions for you.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What determines the value of the market
  • Four keys to successful investing  
  • How volatility impacts the stock market 
  • Two issues investors face 
  • And more!

Tune in now and learn how to be an efficient long-term investor!  

Resources:  Nepsis | Investing for Success White Paper


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Episode 54 – Don’t Get Fooled Again



Investors are continually getting fooled. Why? Because they don’t have a sound process for making investment decisions and instead rely on business news for the latest and greatest investments — which often end up being wrong.

Mark Pearson doesn’t want you to be fooled again.

Today, Mark breaks down the importance of understanding that investing is not about what you hear on television. Instead, it’s a process that requires clarity and discipline. 

In this episode, you‘ll learn:

  • How to avoid getting fooled by investment decisions 
  • Why timing is so important when making an investment agreement
  • Ways to use volatility when buying and selling 
  • How to effectively use stocks as a long-term investment 
  • And more!

Investing is a straightforward process. Tune in now and learn why it all comes down to investing in great businesses at the right time!

Resources:  Nepsis | Blog: Won’t Get Fooled Again