Entries by Ryan Hughes

If California Were A Country

If California Were A Country
It is no secret that California is the largest and most productive state in the United States. Between Silicon Valley, Hollywood, agriculture, and tourism, there is plenty to be excited about in the Golden State. California's GDP last year was $3.2T, representing 14.6% of the total U.S. economy. California's economy is so big that if...

3 Reasons Why Stocks Are Up

Despite a fragile yet recovering economy, stocks have continued to climb in May. We are undoubtedly experiencing the deepest recession since the Great Depression. Yet, the S&P 500 has rallied 43% from the March 23rd lows, and the NASDAQ 100 is less than 1% from reaching its all-time high. How can this be in...

My 11-Yr Old Son Interviews Me, Ep 12

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  Hayden Hughes, the 11-year old son of Ryan Hughes, interviews his father during the COVID-19 quarantine. We begin the episode with Ryan asking Hayden what his experience has been like during the lockdown period and if he thinks at all about finance (the answer is no, of course). Then Hayden flips the script and...