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Guests: Joel Elconin

Constitution Thumpers

June 28, 2022


Chicago attorney, Brendan Cournane, leads off discussing Biden’s Gun Safety Bill, the overturn of Roe v. Wade, issues with judicial decisions being made on the foundation of religious beliefs, and more. Joel Elconin of Benzinga shares his thoughts on current market trends and the Russian oil embargo. Kenny Polcari, Managing Principal at ButcherJoseph Asset Management, LLC and a contributor to Fox Business, joins us to talk the stock market rally and his vision for fiscal decision making in the White House. Westminster Professor of Economics, Dr. Hal Snarr, closes the show to speak on what defines a recession, concerns over the median wage given the current fiscal climate, healthcare costs and insurance, investment cost-benefit analysis, and much more.

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Helicopter Money

June 21, 2022


Chicago attorney, Brendan Cournane, leads off discussing airlines unpreparedness post Covid shutdowns and the employee retention act. Joel Elconin of Benzinga shares his thoughts on bitcoin. Westminster Professor of Economics, Dr. Hal Snarr, closes the show to speak on urban city driving, maintaining older vehicles, cryptocurrency, the struggles of saving money, and more.

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Old Fashioned Pump And Dump

June 14, 2022


Chicago attorney, Brendan Cournane, leads off discussing the path to a full on recession, why pandemic subsidies were employed and its affects, lawn maintenance, and cryptocurrency. Joel Elconin of Benzinga shares his thoughts on crypto investing given the current market climate. Kenny Polcari, Managing Principal at ButcherJoseph Asset Management, LLC and a contributor to Fox Business, joins us to talk a slight bump in the market, expected inflation trends, and the housing market. Westminster Professor of Economics, Dr. Hal Snarr, closes the show to speak on investing for the long-term, his thoughts on how to recover from the pandemic subsidy period, CPI & PPI numbers, corporations buying back stock, and more.

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Play Within The Guardrails

June 7, 2022


Chicago attorney, Brendan Cournane, leads off discussing Target’s dip in the market, society’s social skills coming out of the lockdown, how the legalization of marijuana has impacted our lives, and gambling. Joel Elconin of Benzinga shares his thoughts on extreme market volatility and insane gas prices. Kenny Polcari, Managing Principal at ButcherJoseph Asset Management, LLC and a contributor to Fox Business, joins us to talk Target’s inventory issues, inflation, and the clean energy movement. Westminster Professor of Economics, Dr. Hal Snarr, closes the show to speak on monopolies, lobbying, market discipline, whether federal subsidies actually work, and much more.

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I Pity The Fool

May 31, 2022


Chicago attorney, Brendan Cournane, leads off discussing President of European Central Bank, Christine Lagarde, bonds and interest rates, and the upcoming primary election. Joel Elconin of Benzinga talks his outlook on the S&Ps, airline buyouts, and inflation. Kenny Polcari, Managing Principal at ButcherJoseph Asset Management, LLC and a contributor to Fox Business, joins us to talk trends in the market and cryptocurrency. Westminster Professor of Economics, Dr. Hal Snarr, closes the show to speak on areas in the U.S. suffering from droughts, environmental policies, the Russian oil embargo, and much more.

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