Wall Street legend Jim O’Shaughnessy talks Bitcoin, the psychology of stocks, and what young people should know about investing

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CountryMiddle east

Jim O’Shaughnessy is a Wall Street legend and the founder, chairman, and chief investment officer of O’Shaughnessy Asset Management, which has $6.2 billion in assets under management.

O’Shaughnessy is also my friend. We’ve gotten to know each other since he subscribed to my newsletter, The Profile, and I had a wide-ranging conversation with him on his podcast, Infinite Loops.

In March, O’Shaughnessy participated in an hour-long, live “Ask Me Anything” with readers who are part of The Profile’s members-only Telegram chat. (To join, consider becoming a premium member here.)

We discussed the stimulus package, digital assets, intellectual curiosity, and why O’Shaughnessy believes we’re living through “the golden age of the individual investor.”

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Below are the highlights of O’Shaughnessy’s Q&A with the readers:

Q: Loved your interview with [your son] Patrick O’Shaughnessy. Can you describe the process of premeditated success?

Thank you! I’m glad you like the interview with Patrick.

So, premeditated success was something I...