Author Interviews

Eric Tyson

Author of “Small Business Taxes for Dummies”.

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Author Interviews

Ellen Brown

Author of “Web of Debt” and “The Public Bank Solution”.

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Financial Review

Mark Stapp – Master of Real Estate Development at ASU

Looking at the Phoenix real estate market with Dr. Mark Stapp, Executive Director, Master of Real Estate Development at Arizona State University.

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Financial Review

Mar. 14, 2019 Links

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Jobs Report Friday

The economy added only 20,000 new jobs in February. The unemployment rate dipped to 3.8% from 4%. Today, we talk with Mark Hamrick, Senior Financial Analyst with www.Bankrate.com. Later, a conversation with economics professor Dr. Lee McPheters from ASU. Also, Joe Mizzi from Robert Half International.

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Timothy Fiore – ISM

February Manufacturing Report. The Institute for Supply Management said its survey of top manufacturing executives fell to 54.2% last month from 56.6% in January. Timothy Fiore, Chair of the Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) Manufacturing Business Survey Committee joins us with analysis of the report.

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Feb. 26, 2019 – Links

What we are reading today: China’s Chief Negotiator Literally Laughs In Donald Trump’s Face During Trade Talk – Esquire. A lack of understanding. These Three Things Are Contributing To China’s Bullish Stock Market – Forbes. It is an extension, not a solution. Story spiked: Kim’s Hanoi hotel masterstroke undone as White House press evicted – ABS-CBN. Stumbling out of the gate. Report: Michael Cohen plans to publicly accuse Trump of criminal conduct in office, during dramatic testimony before Congress – Business Insider. Set the DVR. Trump on brink of defeat on border emergency – Politico. May’s Brexit deal, no-deal or delay? PM offers MPs a choice – Reuters. The Health 202: ‘There is no story I think they can tell that would justify the price increases.’ – Washington Post.  Seven Big Pharma execs travel up to Capitol Hill to see how their lobbying dollars are being spent. Housing starts sink 11% to two-year low in December, but rising permits point to rebound – Marketwatch. AT&T defeats U.S. appeal to kill its Time Warner deal – Los Angeles Times. When a judge tells you that your appeal is a bad idea, it is probably a bad idea. 5G Makes the World’s Biggest Smartphone Conference Look More Like CES – Marketwatch. Your phone is obsolete. Elon Musk keeps slamming the SEC on Twitter. He has 2 weeks to respond in court – Los Angeles Times. Just say no to tweets. Yellen delivers harshest criticism yet of Trump, who declined to hire her …

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Feb. 21, 2019 Links

What we are reading today. The Mueller Report Is Coming. Here’s What to Expect. – New York Times. A lot of people are going to be upset; we just don’t yet know which side. Robert Mueller’s “collusion” case so far, explained – Vox. Too far or not far enough. BAML: Investors are freaking out about the rising prospect of a global recession. – Business Insider. The biggest fear for credit investors. The trigger? Maybe that Commerce Dept is expected to report that foreign car imports pose a national security threat and might be subject to tariffs. Autos, planes boost durable-goods orders in December, but growth was invisible outside of transportation – Marketwatch. If cars and planes are stripped out of the equation, orders rose just 0.1%. So, yes, tariffs on cars would probably lead to a global recession. Leading index for U.S. economy falls in January, but there’s a catch – Marketwatch. Incomplete data due to government shutdown. JP Morgan economists now see the economy growing at just 1.5% pace this quarter – CNBC. Following the fourth quarter’s sluggish 1.4 percent pace. Bad economic news is bad for the stock market again with the Fed already on hold – CNBC.  The “put” is not in play while the Fed hits pause. The Supreme Court Just Stopped Local Sheriffs From Carjacking to Pay the Bills – Yahoo. The 14th Amendment’s excessive fines and the 8th Amendment’s due process kill the local sheriff’s slush fund. The bizarre election fraud hearings that could …

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