February 27, 2018
Chief and Matty Weber tip off the show discussing why the Parkland shooting seems to be the first U.S. massacre to drive people into action. Joel Elconin of Benzinga calls in to talk markets and Big Ten hoops. Kenny Polcari, Director of NYSE Floor Operations at O’Neil Securities and a contributor to CNBC, predicts a return to late 70s inflation. Jim Higdon, writer and contributor to the Washington Post and Politico, returns to discuss corruption in NCAA basketball before sharing why legalizing Marijuana could be the platform for Democrats to make ground in red states. Finally, John Neal of PTI Securities & Futures‘ Peoria, AZ location continues the Marijuana and markets discussion.
January 9, 2018
Jon Najarian of CNBC’s ‘Fast Money’ calls in to recap last night’s National Championship Game before discussing how the GOP Tax Bill will play out. Joel Elconin of Benzinga talks markets. Kenny Polcari, Director of NYSE Floor Operations at O’Neil Securities and a contributor to CNBC, wonders if credit card debt is impairing the economy. Karl Denninger of Market Ticker returns to the show to break down the jobs number, economic recovery and the fate of North Korea. Finally, John Neal of PTI Securities & Futures‘ Peoria, AZ office talks options.
January 3, 2018
Kevin O’Neill joins us for hour one. The Chief and Kevin discuss corrupt city policies to get extra money, and how they contribute to the struggles of many families who are living paycheck to paycheck. Next up, Fari Hamzei of Hamzei Analytics, discusses issues going on in Iran. They continued by explaining what a dividend of a stock is. Lastly David Andalman, of PTI Securities, talked about the demand for precious metals and predictions of what is going to happen following these new tax cuts.
December 20, 2017
This morning, Kevin O’Neill and the Chief discussed the hypothetical outcomes that can happen if the government gives corporations large tax breaks. It is suggested that there would be very positive outcomes such as increased jobs. But, the question is, at what cost? The Chief also points out some of the similarities of Trump’s tactics with infamous dictators. One tactic is always comparing himself back to Hilary Clinton and suggesting that, no matter what, she still would have been worse. Next up was Fari Hamzei, of Hamzei Analytics, who talked weekly markets. They touched on some interesting facts about how even the smallest modification of a plane or train can have a major impact on the design entirely. The Chief pointed out the astronomical healthcare prices for an average middle class family paying out of pocket. Lastly, Fari and the Chief ended with some very interesting viewpoints and questions regarding bitcoin and bitcoin mining.
December 18, 2017
Chicago attorney, Brendan Cournane, is in-studio. Chief and Brendan welcome options guru and veteran floor trader, Frank Fahey, for hour one to discuss the GOP’s proposed tax bill and how it will add to the ever-increasing deficit. David Andalman of PTI Securities & Futures tells us that he has zero faith in the CPI numbers based on anecdotal evidence.