Trading Perspectives Podcast

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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Episode 8 of Trading Perspectives

October 1, 2018, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

The Future of Social Media With the exit of Instagram’s CEO Kevin Systrom and CTO Mike Krieger, many companies are left wondering what role social media is going to have moving forward. In Episode 8 of Trading Perspectives, John and Sam discuss the different aspects of social media that are causing concern and how relevant social media platforms are going to be given the amount of control Mark Zuckerberg has over Facebook.  Will a social...

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Episode 7 of Trading Perspectives

September 24, 2018, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

Brexit: The Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union In episode 7, John and Sam talk about Brexit, short for British Exit. In order for the UK to leave the EU it had to invoke Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty which gives the two sides two years to agree on the terms of the split. British Prime Minister, Theresa May, triggered this process on March 29, 2017, meaning the UK is scheduled...

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Episode 6 of Trading Perspectives

September 17, 2018, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

Today's workforce generally puts a lot of value on social and environmental efforts of their employer. In episode 6 of Trading Perspectives, John and Sam talk about the social responsibility of companies like Nike and Starbucks and whether or not companies have a responsibility to put benefits to society over those of the company. On the flip side, are corporate social efforts driven by a strategic marketing plan to increase sales and revenue? Listen here:  http://tradingperspectives.libsyn.com/ We are now...

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Episode 5 of Trading Perspectives Podcast

September 10, 2018, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

Episode 5 of Trading Perspectives is now live!  The average age of US citizens is rising. In episode 5 of Trading Perspectives, Baby Boomer John Norris and co-host Sam Clement, Gen Z, discuss generational changes in the American workforce. In 1950 the economy had at its disposal 8.1 people of working age for each person of retirement age. By 2030 that ratio is expected to have shrunk to just over 5.0. In 1950 the average age of the American worker was...

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Episode 4 of Trading Perspectives Podcast

September 3, 2018, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

Episode 4 of Trading Perspectives is now live! This week we will be following up on the questions and comments from our listeners about sin taxes. In episode 4 John and Sam dive even deeper into the sugary products discussed last week and just how much money they actually cost on an annual basis. Sam provides statistics surrounding the amount of money the government spends on healthcare in relation to the sugary foods we consume...

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