Thu, 31 October 2013
Jim Bruce is the writer, director, and producer of "Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve." He tells Jason some of the mysterious workings of the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Janet Yellen is featured prominently in the film. Bruce shares his thoughts on her becoming the next Chair. He also discusses why he was so hard on Bernanke.
For more information on "Money for Nothing," visit www.moneyfornothingthemovie.org.
Wed, 9 October 2013
Kevin Armstrong is the former Chairman of the ANZ Group's Regional Investment Committee and former chief investment officer for ANZ Group's private bank. He's the author of, "BULLS, BIRDIES, BOGEYS & BEARS: The Remarkable & Revealing Relationship Between Golf & Investment Markets."
Armstrong explains how the rises and falls in the fortunes of professional golfers, and the emergence and decline of major stars such as Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods, reflected the ebb and flow of the stock market.
The answer provides a unique and powerful connection between golf and investment markets. The ‘pulses’ of two totally separate activities, golf and investing, have been so synchronized and connected, not just in modern times, but throughout history, and in a manner not found in any other sport?
Wed, 2 October 2013
Brandon Adams is a Teaching Fellow at Harvard and world champion poker player. He recently released, "Setting Sun: The End of U.S. Economic Dominance."
Brandon uses statistics to answer what tattoos, obesity, and America’s shrinking attention span have to do with our growing national debt. He also tells us why the financial choices all Americans make in the next five years will be critical to America’s survival.
Poker and economics have lots in common, and Brandon explains why he wrote a book on America’s financial collapse.
College graduate at the age of 19, with two Master’s (Finance & Real Estate). Brandon is now working towards his doctorate at Harvard Business School. he is also the of a poker novel called "Broke."