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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

Energy Boost: Chevron CEO & U.S. Labor 12/02/22

12/2/2022
The U.S. economy added 263,000 jobs in November, surpassing estimates despite the Federal Reserve’s aggressive efforts to curb inflation. Average hourly earnings also rose month-over-month, which is good news for workers, but bad news for the Fed’s plan to slow interest rate hikes. Ahead of OPEC+ meeting this weekend and the EU’s looming ban on Russian oil imports, Chevron CEO Michael Wirth discusses the global energy landscape, Chevron’s new license to boost Venezuelan oil production, and...

Duration:00:31:58

FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried: “I’ve had a bad month” 12/01/22

12/1/2022
In his first public appearance since the collapse of the crypto exchange he founded, disgraced former FTX head Sam Bankman-Fried spoke to Andrew Ross Sorkin at The New York Times DealBook Summit. Andrew recaps the highlights of his extended conversation with the former “crypto king” with Joe Kernen and Becky Quick, and considers whether his remorse for the damage he’s caused is genuine. In a remarkably candid conversation, Bankman-Fried admits to messing up, and attempts to clear the air on...

Duration:00:37:53

CNBC Special: One-on-One with Sam Bankman-Fried 11/30/22

11/30/2022
CNBC’s Andrew Ross Sorkin in a one-on-one conversation with former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried at The New York Times DealBook Summit.

Duration:01:10:06

‘How to Build a Happy Life’? Avoid Twitter Turmoil 11/30/22

11/30/2022
Elon Musk’s tweets at Tim Cook have renewed conversations about finding common ground in an increasingly polarized public discourse. Host of “How to Build a Happy Life” Arthur Brooks urges American business leaders to stay out of the country’s culture war, and he warns against going down Musk’s Twitter rabbithole. In Washington, President Biden and lawmakers are working to avoid a railroad union strike. Plus, China is still in the throes of unrest, and Andrew Ross Sorkin is gearing up for a...

Duration:00:27:19

Porch Pirates & Glitter Bombs with YouTuber Mark Rober 11/29/22

11/29/2022
With about 3 billion views on his channel, YouTuber Mark Rober is onto something with his science and engineering videos for kids. He explains the geek hidden in the goofy, and why subscribers–kids and adults–keep on clicking. Rober shares how he brings his NASA engineering background to kids' education, and one superfan hosts a Q&A with the STEM influencer in a conversation exclusive to Squawk Pod. Becky’s son Kyle asks questions like only a dedicated fan can. Plus, after a week of unrest...

Duration:00:36:37

Zero-Covid’s Tipping Point: Unrest Across China 11/28/22

11/28/2022
Protesters across China are risking their own safety and freedom to push back against President Xi Jinping and his ‘zero-covid’ policy. CNBC’s Beijing Bureau Chief Eunice Yoon reports from Beijing, one of the country’s many locations of unrest, on the activist risks, the student-strong upheaval, and how watching the World Cup pushed many Chinese citizens to speak out. Global event-driven investor Kyle Bass, CIO of Hayman Capital Management, discusses the unrest and its impact on companies...

Duration:00:33:48

The Retail Details: Supply, Demand, & Holiday Pressures 11/25/22

11/25/2022
It’s Black Friday! Retailers are ready for a weekend of holiday shoppers–both in store and online. CNBC’s Bertha Coombs reports on the brick-and-mortar shoppers, and former Macy’s President, CEO, and Chairman Terry Lundgren explains the consumer appetite for spending, even in such a pinched economic environment. Overseas, CNBC’s Eunice Yoon has the supply chain side of the retail story; she reports on Beijing’s “zero-Covid” policy and the protests that have broken out at Foxconn’s iPhone...

Duration:00:34:44

Thanks (and Inflation) on the Menu 11/24/22

11/24/2022
The tale of 2022 continues to focus on record-high inflation, impacting business and consumers. The cost of food at home and in restaurants has surged this year, rising between 9.5 and 10.5%. On this Thanksgiving, we are grateful for stories like entrepreneur Cameron Mitchell’s. The owner of restaurants in 14 states and Washington, D.C., Mitchell has been a regularguest on Squawk Box since the earliest days of the pandemic in 2020, when he had to furlough thousands of workers. Mitchell tells...

Duration:00:11:31

Ready, Set, Baste! Turkey Day Talkers: Flights, Frauds, & Frying Tips 11/23/22

11/23/2022
On the conversational menu this Thanksgiving: debating the character (and intentions) of disgraced FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, Disney’s new Avatar movie, China’s cycle of lockdowns, managing the holiday rush of travelers, and cooking the turkey to perfection. Galaxy Digital’s Mike Novogratz, a longtime crypto bull and billionaire with over $76 million in exposure to FTX, considers the winners coming out of the crypto exchange’s fiasco. CNBC’s Phil LeBeau has the traveler story from...

Duration:00:34:18

Oil’s Boomerang, Turkey Day Travelers and Icahn’s Stock Short 11/22/22

11/22/2022
Oil prices boomerang, after closing below $80/barrel for the first time since September. White House Special Presidential Coordinator For International Energy Affairs Amos Hochstein weighs in on the tapping of the strategic petroleum reserve, the rumors of OPEC+ changing output plans and global energy prices. Thanksgiving travelers should gear up for possible delays due to airline staffing, warns Dennis Tajer of the Allied Pilots Association, representing 15,000 pilots at American Airlines....

Duration:00:32:11

Disney’s Battle of the Bobs 11/21/22

11/21/2022
Bob Iger is back! Disney’s board has decided, shortly after renewing CEO Bob Chapek’s contract, that his predecessor Bob Iger is better suited to lead the company than his handpicked replacement. So Bob (the first) is back, and it’s awkward for everyone. New York Times columnist and “Disney War” author James Stewart teams up with leadership expert Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, from Yale’s School of Management, to discuss the succession mess at the House of Mouse, and what investors have ahead of them....

Duration:00:33:59

Sneakerhead Wardrobes, Washington’s Shakeup, & Taming the Wild West 11/18/22

11/18/2022
In the wake of the midterms, a leadership shakeup in Washington: Nancy Pelosi will step aside from her leadership post, and Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is likely to take her place as Speaker of the House. FTX’s fiasco has triggered a crypto meltdown, and the mistakes of its leadership have renewed urgency for regulation in the space. Former SEC enforcer Lisa Braganca explains how regulators can protect crypto investors from future collapses like this one. Plus, in the reign of Elon Musk,...

Duration:00:32:01

CZ and SBF: Spilling the Alphabet Soup of a Crypto Catastrophe 11/17/22

11/17/2022
Today's Squawk Pod is brought to you by the letters CZ, SBF, FTX … and BUSD? AML? There is, seemingly, no end to the many, many abbreviations, initials and vernacular related to the collapse of crypto exchange FTX and the aborted deal by the world’s largest crypto exchange, Binance, to buy it out before bankruptcy. Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao “CZ” slams the behavior of his one-time friend and professional rival, FTX’s former leader Sam Bankman-Fried: “I’m just shocked.” CZ tells his...

Duration:00:39:46

Staying Home or Hitting the High Seas: Lowe’s & Royal Caribbean 11/16/22

11/16/2022
Despite a housing slump, Lowe’s CEO Marvin Ellison says that the home improvement business is going strong. In an interview after the company’s earnings beat, Ellison highlights the key demographic heating up its home-buying: millennials. For Royal Caribbean, demand is strong, too; CEO Jason Liberty recalls the rough seas during the height of the pandemic, but underlines the travel and cruise resurgence. Plus, former President Trump has officially announced his bid for the White House in...

Duration:00:32:26

Charlie Munger: Berkshire, Billionaires, & the Blockchain 11/15/22

11/15/2022
Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Charlie Munger, at 98, weighs in on the market’s latest hyped asset–and its collapse: crypto. As exchange FTX crumbles and its CEO faces regulatory and social scrutiny, Charlie Munger, a longtime partner and friend of Warren Buffett, compares this stock market story to all the ones he’s seen before. In an extended interview with Becky Quick, Munger considers the real value in the blockchain, examining the claim that bitcoin is the “new gold.” Plus, he might...

Duration:00:25:35

Black Panther Roars; Biden and China Shake Hands; Ari Emanuel 11/14/22

11/14/2022
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever breaks the box office, showing the second highest opening weekend of 2022 and grossing $180 million domestically. Endeavor CEO Ari Emanuel joins the team to give an update on the appetite for media content as many companies are tightening their spending; Emanuel also speaks to recent controversies of anti-Semitism from celebrities Kyrie Irving and Kanye West. The collapse of crypto exchange FTX continues to shock investors and possibly exposes founder Sam...

Duration:00:36:50

The Bankruptcy Chapter & Inflation Relief…Maybe 11/11/22

11/11/2022
The consumer price index increased 0.4% for the month and 7.7% from a year ago. Joe, Becky, and Andrew discuss how the better-than-expected report prompted a market rally, and consider next steps for the Fed in its fight against inflation. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy discusses the squeeze on consumers and the rising crime rates across the country. Crypto exchange FTX has filed for bankruptcy. After a tumultuous week in crypto, CEO Sam Bankman-Fried has stepped down. Plus, Elon Musk’s...

Duration:00:31:47

Nike Founder Phil Knight, Crypto’s Collapse, & Blue Checks, Be Gone! 11/10/22

11/10/2022
In a supersized episode, Becky Quick sits down with Nike co-founder Phil Knight for a rare interview. For the first time, Knight comments on Nike’s decision to cut ties with NBA star Kyrie Irving. The Oregon gubernatorial race is still too close to call; a proud Oregonian himself, Knight explains why he’s donated nearly $5 million combined to the Republican and Independent candidates, while Nike has publicly backed the Democrat candidate Tina Kotek. Once worth $32 billion, crypto exchange...

Duration:00:45:53

Business (& Character) on the Ballot, FTX on Fire, & ‘DIS’ for Disappointment? 11/09/22

11/9/2022
As results for the U.S. midterm elections trickle in, Joe Kernen, Becky Quick, Andrew Ross Sorkin, and Ylan Mui discuss the tightest races and the value–and lack thereof–in polling. Former Senator Judd Gregg and President Obama’s former chief of staff Bill Daley consider what the results might tell us about the electorate’s biggest concerns. The biggest corporate stories might be moving the markets even more than politics: Disney’s big disappointment, Meta’s 11,000 laid off employees. A...

Duration:00:31:59

CNBC Special: Business on the Ballot Part 2 11/8/22

11/8/2022
This special hosted by the Squawk Box crew hits on all the business topics at play in tonight’s midterm elections and how the results could impact your money. Guest lineup includes Scott Minerd, Dan Niles, former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez, Chamber of Commerce CEO Suzanne Clark, Former Fed Vice Chair Roger Ferguson, and much more.=

Duration:00:52:04