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My Slats Grobnik

August 8, 2017


The ‘Snarky Professor’ Hal Snarr, Author and Professor of Economics at Westminster College, is in-studio. Hal and the Chief talk free markets, hidden taxation and much more. Joel Elconin of Benzinga joins the guys to discuss stagnant indexes within the market. Kenny Polcari, Director of NYSE Floor Operations at O’Neil Securities and a contributor to CNBC, believes there’s significant inflation in the restaurant industry. John Neal of PTI Securities & Futures‘ Peoria, AZ location closes the show talking college football, stagnant markets and more. 

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A Bad Case of the Trumps

July 21, 2017


Kevin O’Neill leads off with another installment of “Tom and Kevin’s Excellent (healthcare) Adventure”. Kathy Dervin is in-studio. Chief and Kathy welcome Wayne Madsen of Wayne Madsen Report back to the show to go over the latest in Trump Administration debacles. Finally, John Neal of PTI Securities & Futures‘ Peoria, AZ location joins Chief and Matty Weber to reflect on what’s gone wrong in American politics.

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Order Bid Forty

July 11, 2017


Jon Najarian of CNBC’s ‘Fast Money’ calls in to discuss $AMZN, single-payer healthcare and much more. Joel Elconin of Benzinga reflects on last night’s Home Run Derby before previewing resistance in the markets. Kenny Polcari, Director of NYSE Floor Operations at O’Neil Securities and a contributor to CNBC, agrees with Chief that he’s against Amazon’s ‘free setup’ ploys. Chief and Matty Weber then have a spirited discussion on the ‘Millennial mindset’ and how it may be in violation of competition. Finally, John Neal of PTI Securities & Futures‘ Peoria, AZ location talks hospitality and trading strategies. 

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No Reality Basket

July 10, 2017


Chicago attorney Brendan Cournane is in-studio. Chief and Brendan welcome options guru and veteran floor trader, Frank Fahey, to discuss the state of professional sports leagues, Illinois’s financial situation and much more. Karl Denninger of Market Ticker returns to the show to break down the latest jobs number before weighing in on Illinois’s budget struggles. Finally, David Andalman of PTI Securities & Futures talks markets, a ‘reality-less’ CPI basket and where he believes the market’s heading. 

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Avoiding Junk

July 7, 2017


Kevin O’Neill kicks off the show talking ‘fake news’, Notre Dame basketball’s media day and much more. Kathy Dervin is in-studio. Chief and Kathy welcome the ‘Snarky Professor’, Hal Snarr, Author and Professor of Economics at Westminster College. They cover everything from the Illinois budget deal to Trump’s stance on free trade. Finally, John Neal of PTI Securities & Futures‘ Peoria, AZ location talks Cubs baseball, oil and the jobs number. 

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