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Friday / Feb 15, 2019 /

EP046 TRACK RESEARCH ROBERT SAVAGE on US dollar

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This week on Engage with Andy Busch, we go down the foreign exchange rabbit hole with Track Research CEO Robert Savage.  The Federal Reserve, China’s PBOC and the ECB discussed for policy implications and how this influences the global currency markets.  FX markets are always my starting point for analyzing the financial markets!

Friday / Feb 08, 2019 /

EPO45: Tilt-A-Whirls and The Markets: how the Fed is making investors queasy

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In a stunning shift of interest policy, the Federal Reserve signaled they are on hold for raising rates in 2019 and they indicated they made a mistake with quantitative tightening.  This week on Engage, we bring on one of the best economists in the business, Natixis Joe Lavorgna.  Jobs, inflation and growth are all dissected…

Friday / Feb 01, 2019 /

EP044 Blockchain: mutual mistrust=trust

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“Blockchain is a foundational technology whose impacts could reach into every corner of the world.”  This week, Engage covers the hottest fintech story impacting market structure and governance.  Why is mutual mistrust a key element for creating trust with this new technology?  We bring on Wharton Prof. Kevin Werbach to discuss his new book, “The…

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Monday / Jan 28, 2019 /

Mueller and the Markets: Changing from positive to negative narrative

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Beginning December 26th, the US and global equity markets rallied sharply through the end of January with the S&P 500 rising over 13%.  The major components of the positive market narrative that drove the sentiment sprung forth from three themes:  Fed policy pausing, China trade negotiations improving, and US government reopening.  I believe this positive…

Friday / Jan 25, 2019 /

EP043 DC OVERVIEW

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Engage covers the biggest stories impact the markets and business:  US government shutdown, China trade negotiations and Federal Reserve interest rate policy.  We bring on Horizon Investment’s Chief Global Strategist Greg Valliere to have an objective, non-partisan conversation about these critical issues.

Friday / Dec 14, 2018 /

CFTC Talks EP076: Daniel Gorfine, CFTC Chief Innovation Officer

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#CFTCTalks we bring on Daniel Gorfine, CFTC’s Chief Innovation Officer.  We do a 2018 look back and a 2019 look forward on fintech and regtech.  Lessons learned, ideas generated and areas to gather knowledge all covered and discussed.  Last one for 2018!

Friday / Dec 07, 2018 /

CFTC Talks EP075: Georgetown Law Prof. Chris Brummer

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This week on CFTC Talks, we talk with University of Georgetown’s Faculty Director of the Institute of International Law Chris Brummer. Chris joins us to discuss the DC Fintech Week held at Georgetown and what he learned from the conference.

Friday / Nov 30, 2018 /

CFTC Talks EP074: World Bank Sharmista Appaya

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This week on CFTC Talks, we speak with World Bank’s Sharmista Appaya, a Senior Financial Sector Expert – in the Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation (FCI) Global Practice at the World Bank Group and focuses on Bank’s engagement on fintech issues as they relate to, and can have an effect on, financial inclusion and financial sector…

Wednesday / Nov 21, 2018 /

CFTC Talks EP073: TLDR Andre McGregor

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This week on CFTC Talks, we speak with TLDR’s Andre McGregor. Mr. McGregor is a former FBI cyber security special agent and is head of security for TLDR, a global advisory firm specializing in the token economy. We discuss cyber security and safeguarding assets in a digital world. How many characters does Andre have in…

Friday / Nov 16, 2018 /

CFTC Talks EP072: CFTC Jamie McDonald

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This week on CFTC Talks, we speak with CFTC Director of Enforcement Jamie McDonald on the record number of cases his division brought against traders who utilize spoofing to manipulate market prices. Why joint prosecution has been one driver: “There’s no deterrent effect like the prospect of criminal prosecution in the appropriate case.” (36:06)