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St. Brackets Day

March 17, 2017


Kevin O’Neill tips off the show breaking down day 1 in the NCAA Tournament. Chief and Kevin also discuss the latest in Russian ties to the Trump Administration. Kathy Dervin is in-studio. Chief and Kathy welcome Jeff Engel of Xconomy.com to talk entrepreneurs in the tech industries. Finally, John Neal of PTI Securities & Futures talks March Madness, markets and banking. 

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Give it the Ol’ College Try

March 16, 2017


The Chief and Lou Michels warm up for their weekly bout with some quick talk about the NCAA men’s basketball tournament that kicks off today – and Lou’s choice of suits. They touch on Paul Ryan and his choice of actions before going on a tangent about sports teams and how teams continue to succeed over years.

Lou gives The Chief a lesson on North Korea and their nuclear capabilities. Public transportation throughout the world is our next topic of discussion and we round out with College basketball. How have coaches adapted to this one-and-done mentality? Lastly – why is the NFL slowly disappearing?

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Tax Returning

March 15, 2017


Kevin O’Neill tips off the show talking tax brackets, the GOP Healthcare proposal, March Madness and more. Fari Hamzei of Hamzei Analytics predicts a Trump reelection in 2020, in spite of not being a big fan. Fari and Chief also talk markets, airliners and CPI. Audrey Johnson of HomeSource Realty breaks down the housing market. 

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Snow Day

March 14, 2017


Joel Elconin of Benzinga discusses Michigan’s unlikely run to a Big Ten Tournament championship before looking ahead to their NCAA Tournament chances. Kenny Polcari, Director of NYSE Floor Operations at O’Neil Securities and a contributor to CNBC, predicts down markets due to interest rate hikes in the coming months. Karl Denninger of Market Ticker eviscerates the GOP Healthcare plan before laying out real solutions to real medical industry problems. John Neal of PTI Securities & Futures‘ Peoria, AZ office talks trading strategies. Finally, Jon Najarian of CNBC’s ‘Fast Money’  tells us how to affordably buy protection and much more. 

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Reflection Monday

March 13, 2017


Chicago attorney Brendan Cournane is in-studio with the Chief. Options guru and veteran floor trader, Frank Fahey, joins the guys first to discuss Trump’s dismissal of Obama ‘holdovers’ from the District Attorney’s office. Frank also tells the guys how to trade this week’s markets before taking a look at the NCAA Tournament bracket. David Andalman of PTI Securities & Futures picks Villanova to make a run at back-to-back titles. David and Chief then look at historical interest rate hikes compared to those forecasted for 2017. 

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