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This is where finance matters. Featuring “The Knock-On Effect,” the show that starts with the financial or economic event you’ve heard about and takes you to a weird place. The financial world is more complex and more fun than you might think, and in this weekly show, Justine Underhill, Alex Rosenberg and Roger Hirst prove it.

This is where finance matters. Featuring “The Knock-On Effect,” the show that starts with the financial or economic event you’ve heard about and takes you to a weird place. The financial world is more complex and more fun than you might think, and in this weekly show, Justine Underhill, Alex Rosenberg and Roger Hirst prove it.
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This is where finance matters. Featuring “The Knock-On Effect,” the show that starts with the financial or economic event you’ve heard about and takes you to a weird place. The financial world is more complex and more fun than you might think, and in this weekly show, Justine Underhill, Alex Rosenberg and Roger Hirst prove it.

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Real Vision Classics #5 - Josh Wolfe interviewed by Michael Green

1/17/2019
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What will the future look like, and what will that future mean for businesses and investors? Michael Green of Thiel Macro sits down with Josh Wolfe of Lux Capital for an incredibly though-provoking conversation about technology, manufacturing, the economy, and investment opportunities. Alex Rosenberg introduces the audio version of this long piece, which was filmed in June 2018.

Duration:01:16:40

Real Vision Classics #4 - Raoul Pal interviewed by Dee Smith

1/10/2019
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Social media power, the proliferation of artificial intelligence, and the destruction of the rules-based global order. How are these massive trends connected? Raoul Pal, CEO of Real Vision and the mind behind the Global Macro Investor, sits down with Dee Smith of Strategic Insight Group for a wide-ranging and deep-diving conversation about these topics and more. Alex Rosenberg introduces the audio version of this long piece, which was filmed in August.

Duration:01:08:51

Real Vision Classics #3 - Stanley F. Druckenmiller Interviewed by Kiril Sokoloff

1/3/2019
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One of the most widely watched videos on Real Vision this year was investment visionary Kiril Sokoloff’s interview of hedge fund legend Stanley F. Druckenmiller. Now we are releasing the audio version of this incredible interview to podcast listeners. Alex Rosenberg and Brian Price introduce the piece, which was filmed in September.

Duration:01:25:09

Real Vision Classics #2 - Joe Duran Speaks to Brian Price

12/27/2018
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One of the most beloved videos released this year on Real Vision was our interview with Joe Duran, the founder and CEO of United Capital. Now we are allowing podcast listeners a chance to hear the full audio version of the piece. The man who conducted the October interview, Brian Price, introduces it alongside fellow Real Vision editor Jake Merl.

Duration:00:48:53

Real Vision Classics #1 - Mark Cuban in Conversation with Kyle Bass

12/20/2018
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As a holiday treat, we are bringing you Mark Cuban’s full conversation with Kyle Bass. The video version of this interview was released on Real Vision in November 2017.

Duration:00:55:20

The Knock-On Effect #28 - The Fate of Waste, Nuts, Space & More

12/13/2018
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What do we know about the strange places we’ve been? In this season finale, Justine, Alex and Roger provide updates about the topics previously covered in the “The Knock-on Effect,” touching on the bright-red bugs behind the American aperitivo resurgence, the market potential for spicy hazelnuts, privatization of space and the moon, the glut of cheese, the existence of moon cheese, vaccine-flavored honey and the uniquely British appeal of Mr Kipling cakes.

Duration:00:30:57

The Knock-On Effect #27 - Why Big Soda’s Political Strategy Matters

12/6/2018
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Why will local efforts to curb obesity mean more states will ban grocery taxes? Justine and Alex discuss – also touching on taxpayer-subsidized soda purchases, Big Soda’s tobacco-like tactics, the trouble with slippery slope arguments, and the relative quality of different states’ tap water.

Duration:00:33:43

The Knock-On Effect #26 - Inflation, Inequality and Bitcoin

11/29/2018
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Does inflation increase or decrease wealth inequality? Alex recently got into a Twitter feud on that very subject, but guest co-host Jake Merl sets him straight. They also touch on Fed policy, the quality of government data, and the perils of replying to tweets while walking.

Duration:00:23:53

The Knock-On Effect #25 - Urbanization, Obesity, and India’s Exports

11/22/2018
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Why does rapid population growth in urban centers mean we may see more exports from India? Alex and Justine discuss — also touching on the worldwide obesity epidemic, the state of the world in 1800, and the general decline of sexual activity.

Duration:00:31:46

The Knock-On Effect #24 - Why Fruit Patents Matter

11/15/2018
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What does China’s shifting attitude toward intellectual property mean for the fruit industry? Justine and Alex discuss - also touching on the Bacardi family and the quest for the next celebrity apple.

Duration:00:31:50

The Knock-On Effect #23 - Are Bear Markets Actually Good?

11/8/2018
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Real Vision’s Ash Bennington joins Alex to reflect on a trope frequently heard in the cryptocurrency world these days: “The best projects are built in bear markets.” Plus: The differences between crypto conferences and muni bond conferences, why Bitcoin Cash has become a punchline, and what Alex learned from an Aria bellhop.

Duration:00:28:59

The Knock-On Effect #22 - Why the trucker shortage matters, part 2

11/1/2018
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How does the recent mandate to electronically log trucker hours impact the labor force, Amazon and U.S. consumers? Justine and Alex speak with Will Pletcher, president of transportation company MCAH Ltd, about surging wages and costs in trucking. Will also sets the record straight on some common trucker stereotypes.

Duration:00:31:34

The Knock-On Effect #21 - Why does the growth of China's billionaire class mean wine bottles will get a lot more complicated?

10/25/2018
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If the trade war winds down, why might we see more security measures on wine bottles? Alex and Justine discuss, touching on nail-biting auctions, vineyard pests and new uses for the blockchain.

Duration:00:36:27

The Knock-On Effect #20 - Why might our honey obsession lead to more mini-robotic drones?

10/18/2018
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How does the health food craze contribute to the production of drones? Justine and Alex discuss, touching on global smuggling rings, food fakery and sauerkraut flavored honey.

Duration:00:33:07

The Knock-On Effect #19 - Elections, Payday Loans & Stolen Goods

10/11/2018
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If the Republicans maintain control of Congress, why might it become easier to buy stolen goods by accident? Alex and Justine discuss, also touching on wordy regulations, the emotional reaction to wealth disparities, and Justine's mixed driving record.

Duration:00:43:04

The Knock-On Effect #18 - Why will trucking surveillance lead to problems for holiday shoppers?

10/4/2018
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Why does a recent mandate for increased workplace surveillance spell trouble for retailers? Justine and Alex discus — also touching on implanted microchips, byzantine trucking regulations, and Alex’s affinity for “the open road.”

Duration:00:41:21

The Knock-On Effect #17 - Why does increased NASA funding mean Qatar could lose an honor?

9/27/2018
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Who stands to profit from the next era of space exploration? Alex, Justine and Roger discuss, touching on international space law, libertarians on Mars, and Justine's favorite intergalactic snack food.

Duration:00:27:48

The Knock-On Effect #16 - Online ads and grocery store shifts?

9/20/2018
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What impact will the growth of online advertising have on your local grocery store? Justine, Alex and Roger discuss — also touching on cookie wars, mysterious Senate hearing testimony, and Roger’s favorite breakfast.

Duration:00:36:55

The Knock-On Effect #15 - South African Meat and Large-Cap Tech

9/13/2018
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What does cheaper South African biltong have to do with a rally in large-cap U.S. tech stocks? Roger, Justine and Alex discuss the knock-on effects of the shifts in emerging market currencies— also touching on earnings excuses, the myopic U.S. rally, and romantic questions.

Duration:00:22:38

The Knock-On Effect #14 - Why will asthma cases change cargo shipping?

9/6/2018
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What impact will the proliferation of asthma have on innovation in the cargo shipping industry? Justine and Alex discuss in this podcast-only episode of the Knock-On Effect, also touching on massive kites, the dregs of the fuel-making process, and Alex’s Model UN days.

Duration:00:27:07