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The Fed Trickle-Down Effect

July 13, 2017


THE Russell Rhoads, Director at the CBOE, joins labor attorney Lou Michels at the top of the show to discuss Janet Yellen’s Fed announcement and whether it helps big banks and/or trickles-down. Editor of StockTwits and resident millennial, Stefan Cheplick, joins in at the second half of hour one to discuss why he’s bearish on the market. In hour two, Russell and Chief talk about the State of IL, Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) and the S&P 500. 

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The Name is Michels. Lou, Michels.

May 25, 2017


The Chief and Lou Michels are live in studio for another fiery Thursday show. They talk about fluctuating oil prices and how we have become immunte to ‘trading the news.’ We talk about taxes before being joined by Kenny Polcari who joins us for a surprise Thursday segment to talk markets.

We talk some James Bond and Roger Moore history before rounding out the show talking about leaks from the Manchester attacks and the rising debt levels.

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In Defense of Defense

December 6, 2016


Jon Najarian of CNBC’s ‘Fast Money’ is in-studio talking Trump economic policies, tech stocks and much more. Joel Elconin of Benzinga predicts the College Football Playoff results before taking a look at the markets. Kenny Polcari, Director of NYSE Floor Operations at O’Neil Securities and a contributor to CNBC, shares his thoughts on interest rate hikes and impending deregulation. Finally, Jonathan T. Gilliam, CNN contributor & former FBI Agent, jumps on to talk military policy, counter-terrorism, the life of a U.S. Air Marshall and much more. 

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Media Control

November 22, 2016


John Neal of PTI Securities & Futures’ Peoria, AZ office gets us started talking record-high markets, gold and much more. Joel Elconin of Benzinga previews ‘The Game’ between Michigan and Ohio State and how the College Football Playoff will play out. Kenny Polcari, Director of NYSE Floor Operations at O’Neil Securities and a contributor to CNBC, shares his thoughts on government spending, immigration, ‘Trump markets’ and more. Finally, Lou Michels makes a rare Tuesday morning appearance to dissect Trump’s control over the media. 

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Fed Speak

November 12, 2015


Fari Hamzei of Hamzei Analytics is in-studio talking markets, the Federal Reserve and much more. Kevin O’Neill chimes in to discuss healthcare rates, the Missouri University situation and the College Football Playoff rankings. 

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