Trading Perspectives Podcast

Episode 18 of Trading Perspectives

December 10, 2018, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

In episode 18 of Trading Perspectives, John and Sam discuss the recent market volatility and the potential reasons for it.  You have all heard the talk about trade wars, immigrant caravans, Brexit, and a whole host of other excuses. Could there be a bigger issue?  Could it be that it has been so long since we haven’t had our foot on the gas we don’t know how to respond? Listen here:  http://tradingperspectives.libsyn.com/ We are featured on...

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Episode 17 of Trading Perspectives

December 3, 2018, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

Roll Tide Roll and gross domestic product. With Alabama playing in the SEC Championship over the weekend, episode 17 of Trading Perspectives focuses on the impact college football has on the economy, especially in the state of Alabama. Does the investment we make in our teams of choice effect more than our own entertainment? Does overall spending actually increase when teams are winning? Listen here:  http://tradingperspectives.libsyn.com/ We are featured on iTunes, the Apple Podcast app, Spotify,...

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Episode 16 of Trading Perspectives

November 26, 2018, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

In episode 16 of Trading Perspectives, John and Sam discuss raising the minimum wage, a topic that has been debated for years.  Based on recent studies by the US Census Bureau, many states have decided to pay a minimum wage of $15.00/hr instead of the federal rate of $7.25.  Would a higher minimum wage be good for the economy overall? Listen here:  http://tradingperspectives.libsyn.com/ We are featured on iTunes, the Apple Podcast app, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, and...

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Episode 15 of Trading Perspectives

November 19, 2018, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

John and Sam talk about the biggest shopping day of the year known as Black Friday.  Where did the term Black Friday come from?  Is it still as relevant to consumers and how does it compare to Cyber Monday? Listen here:  http://tradingperspectives.libsyn.com/ We are featured on iTunes, the Apple Podcast app, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, and Google Play.

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Episode 14 of Trading Perspectives

November 13, 2018, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

Local business owner, Bew White, talks to John and Sam about what it’s like to be the largest importer in the state of Alabama during the trade war.   Mr. White is the owner of outdoor furniture company, Summer Classics, and imports products from China on a regular basis.  How are the tariffs impacting his bottom line?  Is the trade war effecting his relationships with his Chinese vendors? Listen here:  http://tradingperspectives.libsyn.com/ We are featured on iTunes, the...

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Episode 13 of Trading Perspectives

November 5, 2018, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

With the Mid-Term Elections less than 24hours away, John and Sam discuss a variety of different outcomes and the possible impact on the economy in 2019.  Will the Democrats take the house as predicted in the polls? Find out what John and Sam are predicting in this week’s episode of Trading Perspectives. Listen here:  http://tradingperspectives.libsyn.com/ We are featured on iTunes, the Apple Podcast app, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, and Google Play.

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Episode 12 of Trading Perspectives

October 29, 2018, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

When the Mega Millions lottery hit a world record high at $1.6 billion, many people, including host John Norris, rushed out to buy tickets in hopes that they could be the next lucky winner.  In episode 12 of Trading Perspectives, John and Sam debate over buying lottery tickets. Is it support for a good cause, good for the economy, or a flat-out waste of money? Feeling lucky? You could be the winner of the Trading...

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Episode 11 of Trading Perspectives

October 22, 2018, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

Given the recent volatility in the market, many people are expressing a growing concern for the future of the global economy.  Between the midterm elections, rising interest rates, trade wars and the federal reserve many are left wondering what will have the largest impact.  In episode 11 of Trading Perspectives, John and Sam talk about the areas they see as a concern and the likely impact we can expect to see in the future.  Are...

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Episode 10 of Trading Perspectives

October 15, 2018, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

Hurricane Michael:  The Economic Impact of a Natural Disaster As John and Sam record episode 10 of Trading Perspectives, Hurricane Michael is wreaking havoc on parts of Florida's gulf coast and heading towards Georgia. Outside of the white sandy beaches and beautiful vacation homes, Florida is home to many farms, orchards, and fisheries. While many individuals and businesses will suffer from the wake of Hurricane Michael, others will benefit. How can Florida and Georgia recover economically from the devastation left...

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Episode 9 of Trading Perspectives

October 9, 2018, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

Trump Trade War We can all agree that trade is good. More trade is better than no trade. In episode 9 of Trading Perspectives, John and Sam discuss the purpose of a trade war and the rising pressure Trump is putting on China after striking a deal with Mexico and Canada. How was the USMCA deal able to be completed while China continues to push back? Could China’s opposition be driven in part by ego...

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