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Zooming In The 21st Century

Local AG market expert Greg Pappas is in-studio to talk on commodities, modern policing, and more. Next, John Flannigan joins in the conversation to talk on politics. Producer Matt Byrne jumps in to talk about his trip to New York. After that, Nancy Long-Graham makes her Zoom debut! In it, she talks about mortgages, housings rates and bank loan advice.

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Articles Referenced

Gilchrest, Karen. “How Switzerland beat high inflation; Why the Swiss economy is strong”, CNBC. Published February 27th, 2023.

Guests & Co-Hosts


Greg Pappas is a stock broker at Oppenheimer and Monday morning contributor to Stocks & Jocks. As ‘Traditional Greeks’, his family has always been in the restaurant business. Greg is no exception, working at Chicago institution, Ceres Cafe, since 2014. Greg made his bones in the Grain Room as a clerk for Coach Doug Redmann and Adam Rich where he learned about grain swaps, automation and market making. Outside of trading and food, Greg’s interests lie in western philosophy and the art of war. He is a resident of the Chicagoland area.


John Flannigan is a graduate from Notre Dame University and a retired English Professor from Prairie State College out of Chicago Heights, IL. An expert on local politics, housing and property rates. As well as that, he is a long time friend of Tom “The Chief” Haugh.


Nancy Long-Graham is a loan officer for American Portfolio Mortgage and resident “Real Estate Guru” for Stocks and Jocks.