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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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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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Pardon Me

June 4, 2018


Chicago attorney Brendan Cournane is in-studio. Chief and Brendan welcome options guru and veteran floor trader, Frank Fahey, for hour one to discuss President Trump’s ‘I can pardon myself’ comments and much more. David Andalman of PTI Securities & Futures joins the guys to talk cancer research stocks, the managerial class and stock buybacks. 

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Labor Inflation

June 1, 2018


Kevin O’Neill calls in for hour one to talk vocational education, gaslighting and much more. Kathy Dervin is in-studio. Chief and Kathy welcome Wolf Richter of Wolf Street to discuss lending practices, Deutsche Bank and interest rates. Finally, John Neal of PTI Securities & Futures‘ Peoria, AZ location breaks down the labor report and how stagnant wages distort the positive number. 

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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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