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Squawk Pod

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Squawk Pod is a daily, guided curation of the top moments and takeaways from CNBC’s flagship morning show, “Squawk Box”, anchored by Joe Kernen, Becky Quick and Andrew Ross Sorkin. Each day, the podcast includes news making interviews, perspective and analysis from iconic guest hosts, and slices of debate and discussion—from the heated to the hilarious— all wrapped with exclusive context and color from Senior Producer Katie Kramer.

Squawk Pod is a daily, guided curation of the top moments and takeaways from CNBC’s flagship morning show, “Squawk Box”, anchored by Joe Kernen, Becky Quick and Andrew Ross Sorkin. Each day, the podcast includes news making interviews, perspective and analysis from iconic guest hosts, and slices of debate and discussion—from the heated to the hilarious— all wrapped with exclusive context and color from Senior Producer Katie Kramer.

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Squawk Pod is a daily, guided curation of the top moments and takeaways from CNBC’s flagship morning show, “Squawk Box”, anchored by Joe Kernen, Becky Quick and Andrew Ross Sorkin. Each day, the podcast includes news making interviews, perspective and analysis from iconic guest hosts, and slices of debate and discussion—from the heated to the hilarious— all wrapped with exclusive context and color from Senior Producer Katie Kramer.

Language:

English


Episodes

Oil Squeeze, Price Pain and Summer Travel Woes 6/24/22

6/24/2022
Fresh reporting from Becky Quick on what happened inside the room with leading executives from the U.S. oil industry and Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm. Inflation continues to run hot. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says that the Fed is committed to fighting inflation “unconditionally” in a testimony to the House Financial Services Committee. Member of the committee, and Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chair, Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) wants to act aggressively to solve the problems...

Duration:00:34:14

Meetings and Metaverses 6/23/22

6/23/2022
Big Oil executives head to Washington today for a meeting with the Biden Administration to go over a diminishing list of options to contend with the rising price of gas. President Biden announced plans to enact a “gas tax holiday” in the U.S. this summer, and has not received broad initial support. Amos Hochstein, State Department Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, discusses the $0.18 reduction per gallon the holiday would save and the outlook for getting the...

Duration:00:39:35

Stuck on the Tarmac 6/22/22

6/22/2022
A nationwide pilot shortage is prompting thousands of delays and cancellations for summer travelers. Dennis Tajer, American Airlines pilot and spokesperson for the Allied Pilots Association, says the staffing issues are due to management’s lack of foresight, and he warns that airlines may start to cut corners to keep up with demand. CNBC’s autos and airlines reporter Phil Lebeau considers how long it will take carriers to sort out their problems, and whether the federal government will have...

Duration:00:17:59

A Gas Tax Holiday & Hodling onto Faith 6/21/22

6/21/2022
In the wake of a turbulent market week, investor fears of a recession are growing in step with losses on Wall Street. Crypto hodlers are in pain, but investor and former NYSE President Tom Farley hopes the worst is behind them. Chair of President Biden’s Council of Economic Advisers Cecilia Rouse discusses inflation, the state of the economy, and the administration’s options to mitigate ever-rising fuel prices across the U.S., including a gas tax holiday. Plus, Mondelez is taking a Clif...

Duration:00:31:46

Ron Baron’s Ray of Hope; Black Financial Influencers 6/17/22

6/17/2022
The S&P 500 is headed for its worst week since March of 2020, but famed buy-and-hold billionaire investor Ron Baron offers a ray of hope amid Wall Street’s worries. A Tesla bull and futurist investor, Baron likens today’s market with the opportunity that earned him billions in the 1980s. In an all-hands meeting with Twitter employees, Elon Musk addressed layoff and content moderation concerns. For consumers, inflation is still cause for worry; Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) discusses pump pressures...

Duration:00:31:35

Did the Fed Do Enough? The Central Banks’ Great Awakening 6/16/22

6/16/2022
The Fed raised interest rates by 75 basis points on Wednesday and alluded to more hikes in the coming months, as CNBC’s Steve Liesman recaps. But did the Fed do enough? Mohamed El-Erian, Allianz and Gramercy advisor and president of Queens’ College, Cambridge shares his thoughts on the Fed, the European Central Bank, and the Swiss Central Bank after all three announced interest rate hikes. CNBC’s Jon Fortt considers whether the Fed raised rates high enough, quickly enough, and what it will...

Duration:00:31:35

Hiking Rates, Calling Big Oil, & Hedging Portfolios 6/15/22

6/15/2022
The S&P 500 fails to rebound, the markets are poised for the Fed’s big rate hike, inflation and pump pressures are on, and crypto is crumbling. Founder and chairman of Equity Group Investments Sam Zell shares his unfiltered perspective on the Fed, energy prices, and DC policy, all from his vantage point as a real estate billionaire and energy, health care, and manufacturing investor. President Biden is asking oil CEOs to boost gasoline supply and is calling their profits “unacceptable.”...

Duration:00:35:55

The Investor Psyche: War, Recession, & Not-So-Stablecoins 6/14/22

6/14/2022
In the wake of this week’s bear market, former NYSE President Tom Farley and former Chairman and CEO of TDAmeritrade Joe Moglia discuss the peaks and valleys still to come, both in the crumbling crypto markets and in the broader economy. Tom Farley, who has debuted more than one SPAC of his own, discusses the market’s depleted appetite for any kind of public listing. Joe Moglia speaks to the psyche of retail investors as global conflict rages on and inflation ticks higher, and considers...

Duration:00:33:49

Bear Market Woes: Crypto Contagion & Inflation 6/13/22

6/13/2022
$200 billion was wiped out of the crypto market over the weekend, and Bitcoin has hit its lowest level since December of 2020. Skybridge Capital founder and crypto bull Anthony Scaramucci unpacks the global market sell-off, the slide in crypto, and why the drama at crypto lender Celsius could make things worse. Inflation and gas price pressures are hitting consumers and corporations; CEO of Stew Leonard’s details the fuel and food supply chain issues impacting his bottom line. Plus, a break...

Duration:00:36:45

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz & Our Inflation Nation 6/10/22

6/10/2022
In his first aired interview since taking the helm (again) at Starbucks, interim CEO and founder Howard Schultz speaks candidly to Andrew Ross Sorkin at The New York Times DealBook D.C. Policy Forum in Washington. In an extended conversation, the two cover inflation, America’s gun policy, the mental health crisis, the labor movement, and leadership in capitalism. Plus, May’s consumer price index, or CPI, was up 8.6% from last May, the highest year-on-year increase since December of 1981....

Duration:00:47:37

Regulation Nation: Twitter’s Data Dilemma with Ajit Pai, & Robinhood’s Revenue with Jay Clayton 6/9/22

6/9/2022
Robinhood turned millions of people into retail traders, but now the app’s business model may be in jeopardy as the SEC eyes a plan to crack down on Payment For Order Flow, a practice crucial to its revenues. Jay Clayton, former Chair of the SEC, weighs in on how the SEC’s agenda could transform the stock market. Twitter has agreed to comply with Elon Musk’s demand for access to the platform’s data stream. Former FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, breaks down what more Musk will ask for, and...

Duration:00:33:04

Retail’s Beauty Mark with Ulta & the Media-Scape with AMC 6/8/22

6/8/2022
As most retailers struggle with a difficult quarter, cosmetics might be a bright spot. Alongside Elf Cosmetics, Ulta Beauty reported upbeat first quarter results despite rising inflation; Ulta CEO David Kimbell discusses the company’s year over year revenue growth and the relative strengths of beauty consumers and social media beauty influencers alike. As streaming stocks like Netflix have struggled, AMC CEO Matt Blank suggests the answer to media’s momentary woes might be linear. Plus, a...

Duration:00:30:30

Taming Crypto’s Wild West; Target Feels a Profit Squeeze 6/7/22

6/7/2022
Senators Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) have introduced bipartisan legislation that would overhaul the regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies and digital assets. The two share details of their plan, how the SEC and the CFTC would fit into it, and how “rules of the road” would benefit both investors and the economy at large. Target is warning investors of a hit to profits next quarter, as the company manages inventory, inflation, and freight cost issues. Longtime...

Duration:00:43:10

Sweetening the Deal for Spirit & Weathering Crypto’s Cold Front 6/6/22

6/6/2022
JetBlue has upped its offer for Spirit Airlines as the battle with Frontier heats up. CEO Robin Hayes explains the new, larger breakup fee offer and shares why he feels shareholders should be happy with this deal. After Coinbase’s hiring freeze and Gemini’s layoffs, the crypto community could be headed for a “crypto winter.” Forkast founder and CEO Angie Lau says, a contraction is certainly underway. Plus, Elon Musk claims Tesla is overstaffed, Starbucks is closing down a recently unionized...

Duration:00:28:55

Netflix’s Bumpy Ride & Buy Now, Pay Later Debt 6/3/22

6/3/2022
Netflix’s volatility continues; despite a bounce in share price this week, the stock is down 66% this year. Gene Munster, Loup founder, discusses his firm’s “higher risk, higher reward” investment in the streaming platform and why it’s important to get its ad model right. Consumers have taken on a lot of credit card debt this year, and CNBC’s Senior Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson breaks down the booming buy now, pay later debt. Plus, Tesla is cutting staff, and crypto firms...

Duration:00:20:38

Sheryl Sandberg’s Leaving Meta’s C-Suite & Elon Musk’s Anti-WFH 6/2/2022

6/2/2022
Sheryl Sandberg is stepping down from her post as Meta Platforms Chief Operating Officer after 14 years. Sara Fischer, Axios media reporter, and Rich Greenfield of LightShed Partners, discuss what this means for the Facebook parent’s stock and its future in the metaverse. Elon Musk has ignited another debate: returning to work. Commenting on a Twitter post, Musk said that Tesla executives unwilling to return to office work “should pretend to work somewhere else.” Tsedal Neely, Harvard...

Duration:00:31:45

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen & Economist Mohamed El-Erian 6/1/22

6/1/2022
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says the White House has several strategies that will reduce inflation, which she conceded is too high. In a sit down interview with Becky Quick, former Fed Chair Yellen recaps her meeting with current Fed Chair Jay Powell and President Biden, and she lists efforts aimed at prescription drug costs, the budget deficit, and oil production that could bring down prices. Economist Mohamed El-Erian, Allianz and Gramercy advisor and president of Queens’ College,...

Duration:00:28:34

The Box Office Rebound & A Student Debt Debate 5/31/22

5/31/2022
Paramount’s “Top Gun: Maverick” broke box office records this Memorial Day Weekend. AMC CEO Adam Aron expects moviegoers to continue to return to theaters throughout the summer season, which is good news for all AMC shareholders. The Biden administration is floating a student loan forgiveness plan that has frustrated politicians on both sides of the aisle; Purdue University President Mitch Daniels airs his own concerns. Plus, the EU has committed to a partial ban on Russian oil, and...

Duration:00:37:42

Special Preview – Born to Rule: When Charles is King from TODAY

5/30/2022
We’re sharing a sneak peak of Born to Rule: When Charles is King, a new original podcast from TODAY which asks (and answers) the burning questions about Prince Charles and what he might be like as King. Listen to the first two episodes and follow now: https://link.chtbl.com/BTR_LW

Duration:00:04:09

Navigating the Metaverse: Davos Day 5 5/27/22

5/27/2022
Forward-looking companies are simultaneously navigating the uncertainty of today’s markets while beginning to compete in the ‘metaverse.’ Accenture CEO Julie Sweet sits down with CNBC’s Andrew Ross Sorkin at the 2022 World Economic Forum to discuss how her company is using its own metaverse to onboard 150,000 new company employees throughout the year. Andreessen Horowitz also plans to plow billions of dollars into crypto start-ups while digital asset markets are in a rut; the Silicon Valley...

Duration:00:18:46