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You've read their prose. Now hear their voices. Listen to Jim Grant and Evan Lorenz talk high finance, Grant's-style, with plenty of wit and historical context to enliven their discussion of today's foremost investment topics. Welcome to Grant's Radio!

You've read their prose. Now hear their voices. Listen to Jim Grant and Evan Lorenz talk high finance, Grant's-style, with plenty of wit and historical context to enliven their discussion of today's foremost investment topics. Welcome to Grant's Radio!
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You've read their prose. Now hear their voices. Listen to Jim Grant and Evan Lorenz talk high finance, Grant's-style, with plenty of wit and historical context to enliven their discussion of today's foremost investment topics. Welcome to Grant's Radio!

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11/13/2018
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Wendy Battleson, co-founder and principal of Art Strategy Partners, shares her expertise on the state of the market and its connection with other asset prices 1:48 Banksy’s self-destruct button 6:10 Guaranteed bids – for a fee 11:21 Inflation in Warhol’s 17:16 The art market; an extension of Wall Street? Subscribe to the Grant's Current Yield Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, Google Play Music or listen from our website, www.grantspub.com

Duration:00:25:41

Read the fine print

11/5/2018
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Michelle Leder, reporter and founder of Footnoted.com, stops by to discuss recent trends in corporate accounting and the regulatory environment. @footnoted 0:55 Accountants: Who needs them? 2:54 “Terms and conditions may apply” 10:48 Corporate shortcuts and the S.E.C. 13:12 The things that corrections correct Click here to read Harvard Business Review article "Why we need to update Financial Reporting for the Digital Era". Subscribe to the Grant's Current Yield Podcast on iTunes, ...

Duration:00:19:16

Monopoly money

10/31/2018
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Jonathan Tepper, founder of macro research firm Variant Perception and author of The Myth of Capitalism, calls in to discuss the rise of corporate monopolies and its implications. @jtepper2 1:24 The Myth of Capitalism and Amazon.com, Inc. 6:08 The beer industry, duopolies and innovation 10:14 Low interest rate policy and the rise of #cartels 15:31 The “big pendulum” of anti-trust policy and the FAANGs 20:30 Buybacks and underfunded pensions Subscribe to the Grant's Current Yield...

Duration:00:24:26

Tomorrow’s sales today

10/29/2018
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Chris Whalen, publisher of the Institutional Risk Analyst and financial industry expert, stops by the office to discuss the economy, credit and the Fed. @rcwhalen 1:22 The banks, as safe as a house? 6:51 A tightening Fed and profits 10:55 Rising credit costs coming down the pike 6:48 Leveraged loans, then and now 20:04 Goodbye, wealth effect Subscribe to the Grant's Current Yield Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, Google Play Music or listen from our website,...

Duration:00:26:26

The other side of the boat

10/19/2018
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Dean Curnutt, founder and chief executive officer of Macro Risk Advisors, joins Grant’s to talk markets, volatility and anticipating the future. @Dcurnutt 1:42 Today and 2017, have things changed? 5:52 #Gold, the anti-S&P 11:23 Risk parity and trend followers: The next step 19:50 Opportunities in cyclical #stocks Subscribe to the Grant's Current Yield Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, Google Play Music or listen from our website, www.grantspub.com

Duration:00:25:33

Traffic signals

10/15/2018
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Lakshman Achuthan, co-founder of the Economic Cycle Research Institute, joins the cast of characters to review pertinent signals in growth, interest rates and inflation. 4:48 The future path of inflation 9:34 Keynes and the 1960’s 12:36 An interest rate surprise? 17:03 Financial repression and conventional indicators Subscribe to the Grant's Current Yield Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, Google Play Music or listen from our website, www.grantspub.com

Duration:00:23:42

Kevin Warsh, former Federal Reserve governor.

10/8/2018
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Kevin Warsh, former Federal Reserve governor and distinguished fellow at the Hoover Institution, pays Grant’s a visit to discuss the state of the world and markets. 1:55 Making sense of the move in bond yields 6:20 The Fed and the market. Who’s in charge? 11:41 Generation-length trends in interest rates 20:07 David Hume, corporate profits and interest rates 23:23 The evolution of money Subscribe to the Grant's Current Yield Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, Google Play...

Duration:00:31:28

Mix and match

9/26/2018
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Jim, Evan and Phil hold forth on the topics of the day. 0:51 Profits and interest rates 7:48 Inflation, the very long view 9:51 Human achievements and #financial cycles Subscribe to the Grant's Current Yield Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, Google Play Music or listen from our website, www.grantspub.com

Duration:00:15:15

The path to a crisis

9/14/2018
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Dan Gertner, Grant’s alum in the run-up to and the midst of the 2008 crucible, comes back into the fold to review those years of excess and subsequent panic. 1:27 An email from Alan Fournier 7:30 A memorable lunch meeting 12:45 Parallels to the present day 19:10 Refinitiv: The largest leveraged buyout since the #crisis Subscribe to the Grant's Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, Google Play Music or listen from our website, www.grantspub.com

Duration:00:23:22

Emerging value

9/7/2018
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John Haskell, head of research at Explorador Capital Management, joins Grant’s to assess opportunities in the particularly beaten down realm of emerging markets. 2:01 Where’s the value? 6:45 Argentina, bottom up investing under macro duress 10:43 Other opportunities in South #America 15:30 Implications of a bearish reversal in the U.S. Subscribe to the Grant's Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, Google Play Music or listen from our website, www.grantspub.com

Duration:00:21:42

Current yield

8/31/2018
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Tony Canale, global head of research at Covenant Review, joins Grant’s to discuss what’s new in credit. 1:25 New laws in #Delaware and the J. Crew trapdoor 7:17 Overlooked risks for #corporate creditors 11:16 Triple-B, the frontier of #junk 17:30 Cycles, #fear and overconfidence Subscribe to the Grant's Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, Google Play Music or listen from our website, www.grantspub.com

Duration:00:19:07

Summer Vacation episode

8/13/2018
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The usual suspects hold forth on a variety of financial topics, while Jim shares some of his favorite current books. 0:55 What’s happening this fall 2:25 #Gold has no friends 5:50 Yield curve: Predictions, theory and history 7:12 Beach reading, Jim Grant style Subscribe to the Grant's Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, Google Play Music or listen from our website, www.grantspub.com

Duration:00:15:21

The battle of the interest rates

7/30/2018
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Richard Sandor, chairman and CEO of the American Financial Exchange and the Father of Financial Futures, joins Grant’s to help us make sense of the major changes that are coming to the world financial system. 1:32 What’s wrong with #Libor? 8:10 The Secured overnight #financing rate: Is it an improvement? 14:54 A potentially fraught transition from Libor 18:23 The role of #collateral 22:40 Milton Friedman, flexible exchange rates and the #gold standard Subscribe to the Grant's Podcast...

Duration:00:26:05

Summertime and the living is easy

7/19/2018
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China, the leveraged loan market, Netflix and the Los Angeles Dodgers utility-man (why not?) headline another scintillating investment discussion. 0:00 “Maximum” Max #Muncy and value investing 1:53 Cracks in the #China facade 5:19 Debt or equity? The #Netflix conundrum 11:05 Humphrey Hawkins redux and #crypto invades the CFA Subscribe to the Grant's Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, Google Play Music or listen from our website, www.grantspub.com

Duration:00:13:25

Mix and match

7/9/2018
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Jim, Evan and Phil discuss the world’s various points of pressure, and provide a few other trenchant observations. 1:05 The Declaration of Independence gets unfriended by #Facebook 3:52 HNA, #China and the world 7:02 Italy’s populists and the #European Central Bank 11:28 U.S. junk #bond yields on the move Subscribe to the Grant's Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, Google Play Music or listen from our website, www.grantspub.com

Duration:00:19:09

Nobody knows nothin’

7/2/2018
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A Grant’s variety pack: Jim, Evan and Phil hold forth on an array of topical financial matters. 1:36 North Korea, AT&T and the future 5:10 A July 4 message from Thomas Jefferson 6:08 Changes in #China 13:55 Corporate buybacks and corporate debt 15:10 Crypto carnage Subscribe to the Grant's Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, Google Play Music or listen from our website, www.grantspub.com

Duration:00:21:01

It’s a bubble eh?

6/18/2018
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Seth Daniels, founding partner of JKD Capital, LLC, and Ben Rabidoux, president of North Cove Advisors, join Grant’s for a thorough analysis of the Canadian housing market and the potential consequences of a downturn. 1:42 Housing: Canada’s #economic engine 5:50 Parallels to the U.S. experience 10:00 Mortgage #fraud and bad actors 15:05 What sort of opportunities are available for #investors? Subscribe to the Grant's Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, Google Play Music or...

Duration:00:21:18

The Tesla episode

6/11/2018
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The indomitable Montana Skeptic (@MontanaSkeptic1) joins Grant’s for a hearty discussion of the most polarizing car company in the world, 1:51 Is a “supernova” third quarter in the works? 3:54 The basic #bear case 7:49 #Model 3 reservation holders: What now? 13:26 The lawyers circle 16:14 Montana’s overall #investment approach Subscribe to the Grant's Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, Google Play Music or listen from our website, www.grantspub.com

Duration:00:20:52

Read the footnotes

6/4/2018
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Francine McKenna, (@retheauditors) transparency reporter at MarketWatch, joins the regular cast of characters to discuss auditing and accounting trends, and their crucial role for investors. 4:07 What do investors get wrong about #financial statements? 8:41 Auditors do not draft financials 13:49 Are certain #law firms more likely to push the envelope? 19:48 Do auditors have a fiduciary duty to #investors? Subscribe to the Grant's Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio and Google Play...

Duration:00:28:56

Surf and turf

5/21/2018
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Jonathan Tepper (@jtepper2), chief editor of Variant Perception, and @John_Hempton, chief investment officer of Bronte Capital Management, share their macro and micro expertise on corporate concentration and corporate fraud. 2:09 How do managers contend with increasing industry consolidation? 8:51 “A time of #disruption”, while barriers to entry rise 12:04 Summertime for corporate #fraud Subscribe to the Grant's Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio and Google Play Music. Grant's...

Duration:00:18:38