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Date Archives: March2019

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Thursday / Mar 28, 2019 /

Using Gravity to Frame Uncertainty in the Global Economy, the Markets and Geopolitics

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As never before, the global economic landscape appears chaotic and difficult to understand.  The dramatic shift by the Federal Reserve, the US-China trade negotiations, and the use of algorithms/Artificial Intelligence (AI) in trading all drive uncertainty in the global economy, the markets, and geopolitics. Yet, there is a way to frame the chaos to engender…

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Thursday / Mar 28, 2019 /

Chicago Mayoral Race: job and growth plans by Lightfoot and Preckwinkle

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When Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel stated last fall that he would not be a candidate in the upcoming mayoral election, the political door opened for a wide range of candidates seeking the office and a wider range of policy proposals to address important issues for the city.  As mayor of the 3rd largest city in…

Monday / Mar 25, 2019 /


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This week on Engage, we do an 8 minute flashcast w/Andy covering Federal Reserve rate policy, US domestic policy and technology.  And we use gravity and planets to explain how these 3 market narratives tug and pull on asset values.

Friday / Mar 15, 2019 /

EP050 Vident Economist Jerry Bowyer: markets, politics and investing

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This week on the show, we bring on Vident Financial Chief Economist and editor of Town Hall Jerry Bowyer.  We cover top market narratives driving asset values in the global financial system.  Federal Reserve policy, US trade policy and the 2020 election all covered including how faith plays a role.

Friday / Mar 08, 2019 /

EP049 USDA Deputy Chief Economist Dr. Warren Preston

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This week on Engage with Andy Busch, we review the USDA’s 2019 outlook for the farm economy and incomes.  We cover the impact of China’s demand on US agriculture products, US-China trade negotiations and the USMCA.  Interesting point:  off-farm income equally important as on-farm income to sustain US farmers. 

Friday / Mar 01, 2019 /

EP048 AAF Douglas Holtz-Eakin: China trade, Mueller report and Congressional oversight

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This week on Engage with Andy Busch, we bring on AAF President and former CBO Director Douglas Holtz-Eakin.  We cover the big topics dominating the markets:  China trade negotiations, the looming Mueller Report and Congressional oversight by Democrats.  Therapy dogs necessary!