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Taxing the Web

June 22, 2018


Kevin O’Neill calls in for hour one to talk tariffs, the Supreme Court’s decision on taxing online purchases and NBA Draft results. Kathy Dervin is in-studio. Chief and Kathy welcome the ‘Snarky Professor’, Hal Snarr of Westminster College, to talk interest rates, the economy and much more. John Neal of PTI Securities & Futures‘ Peoria, AZ location closes the show as him, Chief and Matty Weber talk MLB attendance and ticket prices before discussing retro beers and market timing. 

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Oh, Canada

June 12, 2018


Chief leads off the show describing exactly what a tariff war with Canada would look like before commenting on President Trump’s North Korean summit. Joel Elconin of Benzinga breaks down the Belmont Stakes, comparing Justify’s Triple Crown with past champions. Kenny Polcari, Director of NYSE Floor Operations at O’Neil Securities and a contributor to CNBC, reflects on a huge trading day back in 1982 and how it’s affected his career ever since. Karl Denninger of Market Ticker discusses auto tariffs. Finally, John Neal of PTI Securities & Futures‘ Peoria, AZ office talks competition. 

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Drafting a Plan

June 5, 2018


Chief and Matty Weber lead off the show talking MLB Draft, the passing of Dwight Clark, and the history of multi-sport athletes. Joel Elconin of Benzinga talks markets before sharing a brief Belmont preview. Kenny Polcari, Director of NYSE Floor Operations at O’Neil Securities and a contributor to CNBC, talks tech stocks and how companies like $AAPL have changed our society for better or worse. Karl Denninger of Market Ticker digs in to the employment number before touching on Illinois’s pension crisis. Finally, John Neal of PTI Securities & Futures‘ Peoria, AZ office talks gambling, coffee and tariffs. 

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A Phoney War

May 21, 2018


Options guru and veteran floor trader, Frank Fahey, leads off the show talking trade wars, gun control and grain markets. Dr. Mark Johnson thinks that a lack of frustration tolerance and impulse control coupled with easy access to guns is dooming this current era in our society. Finally, David Andalman of PTI Securities & Futures talks trading strategies. 

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All He Could Bluster

April 25, 2018


Kevin O’Neill leads off the show talking President Trump’s management style, Washington D.C.’s effect on elected officials and the NFL Draft. Russell Rhoads of the CBOE is in-studio for hour two discussing trading strategies and technology’s influence on the service industry. 

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