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Unrest in Hong Kong

8/14/2019
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Academy Securities Geopolitical SITREP Geopolitical Flashpoints: The Macroeconomic Impact of the Geostrategic Landscape Table of Contents: Hong Kong Protest Background: 00:00 - 4:33 Mainland China’s Response: 4:34 - 11:28 The View from Taiwan: 11:29 - 15:43 North Korea and China: 15:44 - 19:09 Listen on iTunes Here Listen on Google Play Key Points: For the last several years, the market has failed to fully recognize that Hong Kong is a part of China - it isn’t completely...

Duration:00:16:40

UK Royal Navy intervenes in protection of UK merchant vessels from the Iranian IRGC Navy

7/12/2019
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As events continue to develop in the Straights of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman, tensions rise between Iran, the US, and other super powers active in these very valuable and necessary shipping lanes. This week the UK Royal Navy had to place ships between a UK flagged merchant ship from BP and Iranian IRGC vessels. We immediately got on the phone to discuss this further with our Geopolitical & macro Strategy team members. We had Lieutenant General Frank Kearney and Lieutenant General David Deptula...

Duration:00:29:27

Trump & Kim DMZ Walk, G20, Iran, & Turkey

7/7/2019
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Academy Securities discusses the recent meeting between President Trump's & Kim Jong Un's meeting and walk through the demilitarized zone. We also talk about the results (or lack there of) after the G20 summit in Japan. The second half of the conversation focuses on the effect sanctions are having on Iran and recent election results in Turkey.

Duration:00:16:17

Trade War - The Long War

6/2/2019
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We continue the conversation regarding the Trade War with China. We cover Academy's previous coverage of this subject as well as long term forecasting. Academy Securities has stayed ahead of some of the recent geopolitical, macro, and credit market trends that are driving price action lately. For example, here are some instances where Peter has been on the leading edge of market dynamics, and has been called on frequently by the financial press, including Bloomberg TV, to share his...

Duration:00:18:04

POTUS Denies Waivers for Iranian Oil Sanctions

4/24/2019
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Brigadier General Tata, Peter Tchir, Rachel Washburn, and Chance Mims all discuss the Trump Administration's decision to deny waivers to countries that want to buy Iranian Oil against standing sanctions. What threats are associated with this decision?

Duration:00:18:56

2019 Second Quarter Outlook

4/3/2019
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We discuss Geopolitical & Macro Strategy concerns with brigadier General Tony Tata, Major General James Spider Marks, Peter Tchir, and Rachel Washburn. Topics

Duration:00:25:38

Hanoi Summit 2019 Between North Korea & The United States

3/3/2019
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United States President Trump and North Korean Chairman Kim meet in February 2019 to discuss nuclear capabilities of North Korea and economic sanctions that have been in place for years. Major General James "Spider" Marks, Lieutenant General Bob Walsh, and Rachel Washburn of Academy Securities discuss the outcome of this recent summit.

Duration:00:06:28

Rising Tension between India & Pakistan

3/1/2019
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Today our conversation focuses on India & Pakistan. On February 14th a terrorist attack killed 40 Indian soldiers in Indian controlled Kashmir. India claimed this week that it launched airstrikes into Pakistani territory against the terrorist groups responsible for the February 14th attack. This Wednesday a confrontation occurred between Pakistani and Indian fighter jets which resulted in Indian aircraft being shot down and a plot captured by Pakistani forces. As this was recorded Pakistani...

Duration:00:11:37

Political Crisis in Venezuela

2/10/2019
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As the political crisis continues to take place in Venezuela the international community chooses to back Nicolás Maduro or Juan Guaidó. We discuss with our Geopolitical & Macro Strategy experts what may happen next and how markets may be impacted.

Duration:00:18:01

2018 Review & 2019 Outlook

12/17/2018
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For our final episode of 2018 we review the major geopolitical events and developments of this year and discuss whats on the horizon for 2019. Main topics include:

Duration:00:23:22

Russian Provocation in the Sea of Azov

11/27/2018
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Over the weekend tensions escalated between Russia and the Ukraine as 3 Ukrainian naval vessels and crew were captured by Russian forces. Our panel of Geopolitical an Macro Strategy experts provide commentary on possible outcomes, market impact, and probable US actions.

Duration:00:26:09

Sanctions & Waivers on Iran - Midterm Election Results

11/11/2018
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As the U.S. develops sanctions and waivers in regard to Iran and its nuclear pursuits, what does this mean for the markets and geopolitical environment. We have Rachel Washburn moderating a conversation between Lieutenant General Frank Kearny, Major General James "Spider" Marks, and Peter Tchir surrounding this topic. We also discuss midterm elections and how they may impact the global risk landscape.

Duration:00:23:37

Aftermath of Journalist Murder and the KSA

10/23/2018
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With the recent killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, what are the impacts this may have on U.S.- KSA relations as well as trade in the region. How might the markets react to this event? What may happen to the chances for the crown prince os Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman's future leadership opportunities? Major General James Spider Marks, Lieutenant General David Deptula, Peter Tchir, and Rachel Washburn from Academy Securities have a conversation covering all of these...

Duration:00:19:57

Ten Main Points for Chinese Military Modernization

9/23/2018
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Ten Main Points for Chinese Military Modernization 0:43 - Meeting between North & South Korea 2:00 - China's role in the North Korea 3:28 - 10 Main Points in Chinese Military Modernization 12:25 - Economic & Trade War

Duration:00:12:47

Ukraine / Macroeconomic perspective on SOFR Bonds

9/10/2018
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Academy Securities presents Major General James "Spider" Marks, Rachel Washburn, and Head of Macro Strategy Peter Tchir. Spider shares his view on the current situation in Ukraine and how it plays a part in the relationship between Russia & Europe. Peter also shares his thoghts on SOFR bonds vs LIBOR bonds.

Duration:00:13:31

2018 Geopolitical & Macroeconomic Horizon

8/31/2018
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As we look to the remainder of 2018, what geopolitical risks and concerns should we have our eyes on? The Academy Securities team discusses how they see the remainder of 2018 playing out. We discuss the following: Also, here is a link to Peter Tchir's piece titled "Don’t Be Afraid of the Big Bad BBB Bonds" As always you can reach us at info@academysecurities.com. Academy Securities is our nation's first and only Post-9/11 veteran and disabled veteran owned and operated investment bank...

Duration:01:01:49

United States Space Force

8/12/2018
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Academy Secutities Geopolitical & Macro Strategy Podcast: We discuss the announcement recently made concerning the creation of the US Space Force. Rached Washburn, Major General James "Spider" Marks, Peter Tchir and Andy Robinson discuss what the mission of the Space Force might be. How will it's formation effect the other branches of the military as well as the Defense and Aerospace industry? Any questions...email info@academysecurities.com Key Points: Impact on the Aerospace Industry:

Duration:00:20:42

Special Coverage on Turkey’s Financial Crisis

8/10/2018
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Major General James "Spider Marks and Peter Tchir discuss Turkey and it's impact on the global economy.

Duration:00:05:37

Indo-Pacific Region Strategy

8/5/2018
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Last week Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced significant US investment and strategy for the Indo-Pacific Region. Academy Securities's Head of Geopolitical Strategy Major General James "Spider" Marks and Head of US Rates Sales and Trading Glen Capelo provide their thoughts onn this announcement in this episode. Geopolitical Strategy Associate Rachel Washburn moderates the discussion. Table of Contents: 00:00 - 4:234:24 - 10:0410:05 Key Points: Market Impact:

Duration:00:27:12