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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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Episodes

Theory and common sense

4/23/2018
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Steven D. Bleiberg, managing director and portfolio manager at Epoch Investment Partners, Inc., joins the regular cast of characters for a lively discussion of modern portfolio theory and its limitations. 2:50 What is a stock, a portfolio, the #market? 6:20 The theory is now #reality 11:05 #Risk, asymmetry and indexing 14:33 Profit and the cost of #capital Subscribe to the Grant's Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio and Google Play Music. Grant's Interest Rate Observer is...

Duration:00:22:48

Financial fulcrums

4/9/2018
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Jim Bianco, president of Bianco Research, LLC, joins the team to talk bonds, the Fed and much more. 1:00 Where are #rates going? 5:51 The #Fed and the Heisenberg principle 11:07 Potential consequences of a decade of interest rate #price control 15:10 The significance of a three percent 10-year #yield Subscribe to Grant’s Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio and Google Play Music. Grant’s Interest Rate Observer is available at http://www.grantspub.com http://www.grantspub.com

Duration:00:23:23

Free money is the enemy of free markets

4/2/2018
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David Stockman, director of the Office of Management of Budget under President Reagan and mas­ter of mazy budgetary arithmetic, joins Jim and Evan for a scintillating discussion of fiscal and monetary matters. 0:00 The #Simpsons foreshadowing 3:20 Deficits and #debt monetization. What’s the harm? 9:01 Requiem for a #bond bull market 15:30 Sell what the #central banks are selling Subscribe to Grant’s Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio and Google Play Music. Grant’s Interest Rate...

Duration:00:23:33

The stuff’s really not good for you.

3/28/2018
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Jim, Evan and Phil revisit Grant’s 2017 bearish analysis of Facebook, with historical analog. 2:05 “Sell #Coke” 1996 6:06 Paul Fusselll and #human folly 10:41 Where do we stand now? Subscribe to Grant’s Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio and Google Play Music. Grant’s Interest Rate Observer is available at http://www.grantspub.com

Duration:00:15:59

An epic epoch

3/26/2018
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Biff Robillard, president and co-founder of Bannerstone Capital Management, LLC, joins the team to share his insights on the markets and investors’ state of mind. 1:40 Major changes are afoot 5:18 Rough road ahead for the #dividend aristocracy 9:05 #Pricing power, who has it? 14:55 Lack of #investor enthusiasm Subscribe to Grant’s Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio and Google Play Music. Grant’s Interest Rate Observer is available at http://www.grantspub.com

Duration:00:18:04

Brain box

3/19/2018
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Ed Yardeni, President of Yardeni Research, Inc. and author of Predicting the Markets, A Professional Autobiography, joins Jim for a lively discussion. 1:52 Interest #rates, then and now 4:11: “The #bond market has been rigged” 7:22 #Inflation is the big risk 12:08 Has #macroeconomics succeeded? Subscribe to Grant’s Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio and Google Play Music. Grant’s Interest Rate Observer is available at http://www.grantspub.com

Duration:00:17:35

China doll

3/12/2018
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Jim, Evan and Phil discuss the latest happenings in the Middle Kingdom and around the globe. 1:17 The People's Republic of #Debt 3:17 #Zombie bond market for zombie companies 7:10 ECB scorns #tariffs, buys bonds 13:09 The perils of #social media Subscribe to Grant’s Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio and Google Play Music. Grant’s Interest Rate Observer is available at http://www.grantspub.com

Duration:00:16:21

The rates puzzle

3/5/2018
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Stephen Stanley, chief economist and Xavier Negroni, co-head of the finance desk at Amherst Pierpont Securities, join the Grant’s team to try and make sense of the jump in short rates, while speculating on the Fed’s next move. 2:17 The mighty #dollar is getting no respect 6:48 The Feds Powell debuts in front of #congress 8:30 What are #credit spreads telling us? 11:15 "#Investors have lots of choices" 17:00 Stephen forecasts the 2018 #rate hike regime Subscribe to Grant’s Podcast on...

Duration:00:21:33

Index orphans

2/5/2018
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Jon Boyar, president of Boyar Research, joins the team to discuss opportunities in U.S. equities that are not eligible for the major indices. 1:45 Jon’s approach to finding #value 5:40 Patience is a virtue 11:55 Jon’s investment process and a few of his favorite #stocks Subscribe to Grant's Podcast on iTunes & Stitcher. Grant's Interest Rate Observer is available at http://www.grantspub.com

Duration:00:18:11

Blockchain, what is it good for?

1/22/2018
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Kai Stinchcombe, co-founder and CEO of True Link Financial, joins the team to discuss his recent article questioning the utility of the supposedly-groundbreaking software for digital assets. 2:07 The case against the #blockchain 4:14 A costless and decentralized form of exchange: #Cash 4:45 #Bitcoin conference doesn’t accept bitcoin 7:17 #Ripple and international payments 12:28 “Here’s your #libertarian paradise, have a nice day” 21:15 It works somewhere else! Subscribe to Grant's...

Duration:00:32:19

Electric Slide

1/16/2018
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Mark B. Spiegel, managing member at Stanphyl Capital, joins the team to discuss his favorite ideas, long and short. 2:47 #Tesla, a love affair in reverse 6:40 Opportunities in the nano-cap realm 10:02 Fewer public #companies. Less value? 12:13 Mark’s thoughts on agricultural #commodities Subscribe to Grant’s Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio and Google Play Music. Grant’s Interest Rate Observer is available at http://www.grantspub.com

Duration:00:17:06

Periodical table

1/1/2018
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Porter Stansberry, founder and editor of Stansberry Research, joins Jim for an enlivening conversation about the business and financial world at large. 1:33 What do people want to do with their money? 5:08 1999 and today 8:01 The #bitcoin pitch 12:48 Where is the #value? Subscribe to Grant’s Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio and Google Play Music. Grant’s Interest Rate Observer is available at http://www.grantspub.com

Duration:00:19:00

Grant's Holiday Episode

12/25/2017
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Jim wraps up a most unusual 2017 and looks forward to the year to come. Subscribe to Grant’s Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio and Google Play Music. Grant’s Interest Rate Observer is available at http://www.grantspub.com

Duration:00:05:08

Realty Show

12/20/2017
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Andy McCulloch, head of Real Estate analytics at Green Street Advisors, gives Grants the lay of the land. 1:18 Does the "everything bubble" include RE? 4:44 Breaking down the #Westfield acquisition 13:02 Cheap financing in #Europe and international arbitrage 16:24 "What would #Buffett buy?" CapEx creates mispricings 21:21 Current attractive opportunities Subscribe to Grant’s Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio and Google Play Music. Grant’s Interest Rate Observer is available...

Duration:00:24:11

Is China a Ponzi scheme?

12/11/2017
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Grant’s welcomes Victor Shih, associate professor at The University of California, San Diego, to discuss that crucial question. 0:40 The #Steinhoff Saga 6:47 Is #China set up for near term financial calamity? 9:12 Debt service rising faster than #GDP 13:13 We owe it to ourselves 17:30 Economic rebound ahead of the #19th Party Congress Subscribe to Grant’s Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio and Google Play Music. Grant’s Interest Rate Observer is available at...

Duration:00:22:57

Value Hunt

12/6/2017
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JHL Capital chief investment officer James Litinksy joins Grant’s to share his views on opportunities and risks around the world. 0:56 #India: Country of the future? 4:50 Current opportunities after a strong #rally 8:18 How to play late cycle in the #U.S. 10:47 The most vulnerable financial #assets 14:34 How much #cash to hold? Subscribe to Grant’s Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio and Google Play Music. Grant’s Interest Rate Observer is available at http://www.grantspub.com

Duration:00:17:14

Things you don’t see at bottoms

11/27/2017
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Special guest Bill Fleckenstein joins the Grant’s team to take inventory of current conditions 1:35 Triple-B-rated #bonds yielding less than zero 5:43 #Bitcoin and the apocalypse 7:28 #Tech, then and now 12:34 #Trump and volatility 15:52 What’s different this time? Subscribe to Grant’s Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio and Google Play Music. Grant’s Interest Rate Observer is available at http://www.grantspub.com

Duration:00:19:08

The tick-tock of time

11/22/2017
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A lively discussion of the sometimes-lengthy wait for investment ideas to come to fruition 1:55 Skeptical analysis of #General Electric in 1990 and thereafter 8:16 2006 and structured #credit 12:22 #Valeant Pharmaceuticals in 2014 Subscribe to Grant’s Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio and Google Play Music. Grant’s Interest Rate Observer is available at http://www.grantspub.com

Duration:00:13:56

Buying low and selling high: A How-to

11/10/2017
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Jim and Evan welcome special guest Paul Isaac, CEO and Founder of Arbiter Partners, to discuss current opportunities and risks. 1:54 Paul’s #bitcoin trading strategy 7:40 Value in #Japan 12:30 Other periods of technological #disruption 14:45 Is #Exxon vulnerable to a market downturn? 17:14 Strategies for an expensive market 20:37 Paul’s favorite #stocks in the U.S. Subscribe to Grant’s Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio and Google Play Music. Grant’s Interest Rate Observer is...

Duration:00:25:42

The stability paradox

10/30/2017
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Jim, Evan and Phil hold forth on noteworthy sightings in credit, while Jim challenges a core premise of modern central banking. 0:43 #ECB taper announcement 2:36 Taylor Rule funds rate and the flattening yield curve 5:05 The search for “stability” 8:35 Kobe Steel bondholder surprise 9:55 10-year yield at a key level 12:14 The last great #bond bear. In like a lamb… 14:01 “Unprecedented in degree, persistence and circumstance” Subscribe to Grant’s Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart...

Duration:00:18:13

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