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The World After GDP

March 24, 2017


David Andalman of PTI Securities & Futures tips off the show discussing how he thinks the Trumpcare vote will pan out and how it may or may not affect the markets. Kathy Dervin is in-studio. Chief and Kathy welcome Lorenzo Fioramonti, Author, Professor and Director of Governance Innovation. Professor Fioramonti reveals how he thinks GDP growth as a measurement and/or target is an outdated way of gauging performance. Finally, John Neal of PTI Securities & Futures‘ Peoria, AZ location talks March Madness, tech stocks and healthcare. 

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Trumpcare Beware

March 22, 2017


David Andalman of PTI Securities & Futures kicks off the show talking markets and trading strategies for the week. Kevin O’Neill joins in discussing Paul Ryan’s healthcare plan, the downfall of Sears and much more. Jon Najarian of CNBC’s ‘Fast Money’ shares his thoughts on where Trumpcare misses and how he would attempt to fix it. 

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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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Upward Yield

March 8, 2017


Kevin O’Neill gets us started talking NCAA Basketball’s Conference Tournament week along with the latest in ‘he said, she said’ in the Trump administration. David Andalman of PTI Securities & Futures gives a markets update. Fari Hamzei of Hamzei Analytics talks Boeing’s deal with United before declaring his frustration with our immoral American government. Chief and Matty Weber close the show wondering if there’s any way to turn the Illinois budget crisis back around. 

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