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Steve Levitt, the iconoclastic University of Chicago economist and co-author of the Freakonomics book series, tracks down other high achievers and asks questions that only he would think to ask. Guests include all-time Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, WNBA champion Sue Bird, Operation Warp Speed chief Moncef Slaoui, and neuroscientist/actress Mayim Bialik. People I (Mostly) Admire is a production of the Freakonomics Radio Network.
 
Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway analyze the weird patterns, the complex issues and the newest market crazes. Join the conversation every Monday and Thursday for interviews with the most interesting minds in finance, economics and markets.
 
EconTalk: Conversations for the Curious is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Shalem College in Jerusalem and Stanford's Hoover Institution. The eclectic guest list includes authors, doctors, psychologists, historians, philosophers, economists, and more. Learn how the health care system really works, the serenity that comes from humility, the challenge of interpreting data, how potato chips are made, what it's like to run an upscale Manhattan restaurant, what caused th ...
 
Can we learn to make smarter choices? Listen in as host Katy Milkman--behavioral scientist, Wharton professor, and author of How to Change--shares stories of high-stakes decisions and what research reveals they can teach us. Choiceology, an original podcast from Charles Schwab, explores the lessons of behavioral economics to help you improve your judgment and change for good. Season 1 of Choiceology was hosted by Dan Heath, bestselling author of Made to Stick and Switch. Podcasts are for inf ...
 
Strict Scrutiny is a podcast about the United States Supreme Court and the legal culture that surrounds it. The show is hosted by three women, Leah Litman, Kate Shaw and Melissa Murray, who are three law professors, but they’re also swimmers, mothers (of humans and dogs), and celebrity gossip enthusiasts. They’re women who’ve practiced before and write about the Court in their professional lives. They have a different voice–one that celebrates the contributions and opinions of women and peop ...
 
Any society that allows itself to become radically unequal eventually collapses into an uprising or a police state—or both. Join venture capitalist Nick Hanauer and some of the world’s leading economic and political thinkers in an exploration of who gets what and why. Turns out, everything you learned about economics is wrong. And if we don’t do something about rising inequality, the pitchforks are coming.
 
Peter Schiff is an economist, financial broker/dealer, author, frequent guest on national news, and host of the Peter Schiff Show Podcast. The podcast focuses on economic data analysis and unbiased coverage of financial news, both in the U.S. and global markets. As entertaining as he is informative, Peter packs decades of brilliant insight into every news item. Join the thousands of fans who have benefited from Peter’s commitment to getting the real story out to the world.
 
This podcast gives you a smart, cool headed and down to earth wrap on the latest finance and investing news from Australia & around the world. Investing legends Scott Phillips and Andrew Page walk you through what’s really going on and what you need to know to make great financial decisions. Subscribe to get your regular fix of BS-free money advice. Sign up for the newsletter at fool.com.au/triplem For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app
 
The Mises Institute, founded in 1982, is an educational institution devoted to advancing Austrian economics, freedom, and peace in the classical-liberal tradition. Our website offers many thousands of free books and thousands of hours of audio and video, along with the full run of rare journals, biographies, and bibliographies of great economists.
 
Eat The Rich is a show about our political economy, late stage capitalism, and the millionaires, billionaires, and multinational corporations hell bent on staving off its death rattle. www.patreon.com/eattherich for much more content. Theme song by Gavin Castleton.
 
Will Covid-19 reshape the global economy or simply shrink it? What are nations doing to protect jobs and businesses from the fallout, and what will the long-term consequences be for labor markets, global supply chains and government finances? On Stephanomics, a podcast hosted by Bloomberg Economics head Stephanie Flanders—the former BBC economics editor and chief market strategist for Europe at JPMorgan Asset Management—we combine reports from Bloomberg journalists around the world and conve ...
 
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Is capitalism the engine of destruction or the engine of prosperity? On this podcast we talk about the ways capitalism is—or more often isn’t—working in our world today. Hosted by Vanity Fair contributing editor, Bethany McLean and world renowned economics professor Luigi Zingales, we explain how capitalism can go wrong, and what we can do to fix it. Cover photo attributions: https://www.chicagobooth.edu/research/stigler/about/capitalisnt
 
Each weekday, Marketplace’s Kai Ryssdal and Kimberly Adams make today make sense. Along with our supersmart listeners, we break down happenings in tech, the economy and culture. Every Tuesday we bring on a guest to dive deeper into one important topic. Because none of us is as smart as all of us.
 
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The Federal Reserve is hiking rates as part of political theater in response to pressure from the legislative and executive branches of the US government. 'Do something!' A panoply of economic, monetary and financial accounts are screaming for looser monetary policy, not tighter. ----EP. 238 REFERENCES---- History Shows the Fed Would Be Cutting Rat…
 
This episode is sponsored by Nexo.io, NEAR and FTX US. On today’s episode, NLW analyzes community sentiment as bitcoin and ether have their most protracted, continuous downturns of all time and while consumer sentiment in traditional markets hits all-time lows. - Nexo is a secure crypto exchange and crypto lending platform. Buy 40+ hot coins with y…
 
At the end of a long week, it’s Friday. We talk about what changed then-President Donald Trump’s mind following his call for gun control after a shooter killed 23 people at an El Paso, Texas, Walmart. Plus, baseball teams use their social media platforms to speak out about gun violence. Before we go, our hosts ponder sharks, farmyard pets and more …
 
The horror at Uvalde in Texas shows American exceptionalism at its worst. But part of the tragedy is that the event in itself is not exceptional. In the ten years since the massacre at Sandy Hook, there have been more than 900 other shootings in schools across the country. Why can’t America stop gun violence? Former firearms executive turned safety…
 
My friend, fellow investor and man of faith, Joshua Jalinski joins me to explore how as a Nation we are losing our sight to see God and the Christian values we were built upon and how that is leading to increased statism and confusion. Be sure to check out Jalinski.Org where you can find a link to Josh's newsletter and more great insight on investi…
 
The Indian Premier League (IPL) is one of the richest leagues in the world. It’s also among the most-followed sporting events. Over the last few years, the tournament has been known to shatter viewing records. But this year, television viewership dipped by more than 30% in the first few weeks of the season. What led to this fall? Experts point out …
 
Stéphane is CEO and Co-Founder of FRNT Financial – a crypto-focused investment bank. He began his capital markets career working in the Equity Products group on the trading floor at BMO Capital Markets (BMO) in 2010 as a Cash Equity Sales Trader. He eventually transitioned into BMO’s hedge fund sales trading group and added coverage of equity optio…
 
POLLS SUGGEST // Polls suggest the country might get its first-ever leftist leader. Whatever the outcome, a fresh outbreak of violent protest may await. Africa’s increasingly crippling fuel shortages can be blamed on more than just higher prices. And reflecting on the life of Lawrence MacEwen, laird of a tiny Scottish island whose austere simplicit…
 
POLLS SUGGEST // Polls suggest the country might get its first-ever leftist leader. Whatever the outcome, a fresh outbreak of violent protest may await. Africa’s increasingly crippling fuel shortages can be blamed on more than just higher prices. And reflecting on the life of Lawrence MacEwen, laird of a tiny Scottish island whose austere simplicit…
 
The world of trucking is extraordinarily complex. There are an untold number of players that need to ship goods around the country. And there are tens of thousands of carriers, large and small, who own the trucks that move the goods. Standing in the middle are freight brokerages, whose job is to find the right company to move the right goods. But w…
 
YouTube Chief Executive Officer Susan Wojcicki explores top questions such as: How can a massive global video platform balance free speech and misinformation? Are we in a creator economy bubble? These topics and more are covered in a special one-on-one conversation with Alyson Shontell Lombardi of Fortune Magazine at Davos 2022 - the World Economic…
 
Tom Welcomes back Dr. Stephen Leeb. He is a financial author, wealth manager, and newsletter publisher. Stephen discusses the difficulties the world is facing and the need a shift gears to a better world. It’s quite hard to sort the misinformation from the truth at this time. He says, “Since we’ve gone off the gold standard this country has gone do…
 
This episode is sponsored by Nexo.io, NEAR and FTX US. Today on “The Breakdown,” NLW explores the macro set-up, including Fed unanimity on two 50 basis point rate hikes in June and July followed by optionality at the September FOMC meeting. He also looks at the housing market and retail sector to see how the real economy is responding. - Nexo is a …
 
In today’s show, we’re talking about the aftermath of the massacre at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. As further details emerge, law enforcement’s response during the shooting is raising questions. We’ll be watching for more information about the timeline of events. Plus, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says he’s open to working with …
 
MacroVoices Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Variant Perception CEO and head of market research Tian Yang to the show. They go through VP’s latest leading economic indicator research, and discuss whether the current equity rout signals an oncoming recession, or if it’s just a mid-cycle pullback. https://bit.ly/3aexnwM Download Variant Perc…
 
This week the global elite gathered in Davos for the World Economic Forum against a backdrop of rising commodity prices, soaring inflation and conflict in Europe. Host Anne McElvoy assesses the economic fallout with Patrick Foulis, The Economist’s business affairs editor, and our finance and economics editor, Rachana Shanbhogue. Anne also talks to …
 
Most of the goods we purchase travel across the oceans in steel containers aboard the largest ships ever to sail the seas. But the pandemic and ensuing lockdowns knocked the wind from their sails and disrupted the entire global shipping network, causing supply shortages and soaring shipping costs. IMF economist Yan Carrière-Swallow has studied the …
 
In this episode, Shruti speaks with Adeel Hussain and Tripurdaman Singh about their book, “Nehru: The Debates That Defined India.” They discuss homogeneity in parliamentary democracies, tensions between liberalism and cultural traditions, the branches of the Indian and Pakistani governments and much more. Hussain is an assistant professor at Leiden…
 
U.S. stocks pushed higher at the close of a choppy session on Wednesday as investors considered a slew of company warnings on the impact of inflation to earnings alongside the Federal Reserve's latest communications about using their policies to rein in rising prices. The Fed's May meeting minutes reaffirmed that central bank officials saw addition…
 
The Federal Reserve, we are told, controls interest rates. We have learned over and over that is not true with long-term rates (e.g. yield curve inversion, Greenspan's "conundrum"). But what about short-term rates? Surely the Fed is in control. No, not really - just look at US Treasury Bills. ----EP. 237 REFERENCES---- Why the Fed Can’t Hike T-bill…
 
Francis Fukuyama is an American political scientist and author, notably of The End of History (1992) and Trust: Social Virtues and Creation of Prosperity (1995).Now, in his new book, he offers liberalism as a solution to our current problems of social bifurcation, if paired with other functional institutions of a democracy.Bethany and Luigi sit dow…
 
A long-awaited inquiry into lockdown gatherings on Boris Johnson’s watch reveals lurid details of brash bashes. Yet the prime minister will be able, once again, to brush off the controversy. We ask why Switzerland is such a powerhouse in business and finance despite its modest resources. And how Russia’s war propaganda is winning over plenty of Twi…
 
A long-awaited inquiry into lockdown gatherings on Boris Johnson’s watch reveals lurid details of brash bashes. Yet the prime minister will be able, once again, to brush off the controversy. We ask why Switzerland is such a powerhouse in business and finance despite its modest resources. And how Russia’s war propaganda is winning over plenty of Twi…
 
In today's UnPopped Kernels episode, I'm discussing the different types of 401k rollovers and which one is right for you! Need some FREE help rolling over an old 401k plan? Visit https://popcornfinance.com/Capitalize to get free expert help rolling over your old 401(k), 403(b), and 457 plans today! Sponsors Check out my other podcast This Is Awkwar…
 
The Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Bridgewater Associates studied 500 years of history to better predict challenges to come. He collects the insights from his recent book, Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order. He shares what he’s worried about now, what gives him hope, and how leaders can better navigate the likely t…
 
Inflation is too high, and the Federal Reserve has started on an aggressive hiking path in order to tame it. But will these hikes really accomplish anything? After all, the Fed can't print more oil or housing. So what is the central bank's real goal here? On this episode we speak with Edward Harrison, a senior reporter on the Bloomberg markets team…
 
While the world's multimillionaires and billionaires (and multibillionaires) ponder inflation and supply shortages in the Swiss Alps, they might get a better view from the dusty landscape of Midland, Texas. Residents of the oil town have lived through inflation around 10% or higher for six months. Even worse, the forces driving up prices there may …
 
We have a new government so where does it stand on the big issues like climate and industrial relations? Anna Skarbek, CEO of Climateworks Centre discusses the targets and policies but also how much more needs to be done and Andrew Stewart, Professor of Law at the University of Adelaide talks through the challenges the government has with rejuvenat…
 
Tom welcomes a new guest Dale Pinkert to the show. Dale is an experienced commodity and FX trader. He is also head of trader development at Trade Gate Hub. Dale discusses the importance of gathering ‘intelligence’ in trading and questioning your own beliefs. It’s important to manage emotions and practice risk management. Stops are important for tho…
 
In today's episode for 26th May 2022, we see how farmers are dealing with ever increasing fertilizer prices. We've launched a new endeavor to give simplified health and life insurance advice via Ditto Insurance. Book a free consultation call with our advisors or just drop us a text on WhatsApp for all your insurance queries. Check out Ditto: https:…
 
On the final day of the Meeting, Peter Prengaman, climate and environmental news director at the Associated Press, gives us his impressions of his first Davos. We hear the IMF’s Gita Gopinath and others on the prospects for global growth; we find out what schoolgirls in a refugee camp in Kenya want to hear from leaders at Davos; and hear acclaimed …
 
This episode is sponsored by Nexo.io, NEAR and FTX US. On today’s episode, NLW covers: Acting Comptroller Michael Hsu’s comments on systemic risk in crypto following Terra South Korean authorities’ push for answers USDC on Ethereum flippens USDT on Ethereum among whales Crypto funds raise billions - Nexo is a secure crypto exchange and crypto lendi…
 
The country is reeling from yet another mass shooting. A gunman stormed an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, yesterday, killing 19 children and two adults. We’re shifting from our usual Wednesday show because all we can ask is: “How are we here again?” The answers are not satisfying. Here’s everything we talked about today: “The Supreme Court Jus…
 
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