February 5, 2012
Guest: Siddhartha Oberoi of S&P Indices goes over the nuances of various commodity and volatility exchange traded products (ETPs) and what you should know before investing in them. A look back at the economic surprises over the past week as well as a discussion about the Citi Economic Surprise Indices.
January 29, 2012
Guest: Lee Munson brings his take on what is going on with some of the big money and how they are effectively bleeding the average investor. We discuss world markets as well as get to the bottom if his “pissed-off-ness” with the system. This episode starts with some insight into the direction of markets as well as an important update on the EuroZone crisis.
September 18, 2011
Guest: Michael Santoli, Barron’s provides his take on market and high frequency trading. Who is the Mystery Broker anyway? The Bloomberg 50 conference is discussed as well as China’s housing problem. We also are alarmed at the recent comments from hedge funds who are apparently in a race to bring faster trading strategies to the markets – even they are concerned about the potential volatility that this my bring…
September 11, 2011
Andrew has some very pointed commentary concerning the actions of the world’s Central Bankers. The Obama Jobs plan is analyzed to see how $450,000 per job is a good deal for the economy and hedging strategies for a tough market condition. Some Listener Q/A also is part of this episode.
August 28, 2011
Guests: Professor Charles Nenner and Jon Markman. This episode starts with a look back at the week and then into the future with Professor Nenner. His expertise in market cycles helps to provide an explanation as to why the S&P 500 is going to 500… Yes, 500. We then move to a fascinating discussion with Jon Markman to explore the use of futures for today’s investor. Other topics include the potential for a global coordinated recession as well as some great books that you may want to check out.