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Discussion on economics, finance and investment. Ken Prewitt and Tom Keene have the economy and the markets "under surveillance."

Discussion on economics, finance and investment. Ken Prewitt and Tom Keene have the economy and the markets "under surveillance."
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Discussion on economics, finance and investment. Ken Prewitt and Tom Keene have the economy and the markets "under surveillance."






Credit Default Market Is Smaller Today, Eisman Says

Steve Eisman, a portfolio manager at Neuberger Berman, talks about the smaller credit default market and says banks will increase their percentage of stock buybacks. Former Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn says the insurance market needs price discovery and transparency. Finally, Nariman Behravesh, chief economist at IHS, says there was a split at the IMF meeting last week, with European bankers and policymakers worried and their U.S. counterparts more optimistic.

Duration: 00:41:12

U.S. Jobless Rate Could Go Under 4 Percent, Rosengren Says

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren talks about the jobless rate and changing inflation dynamics. David Lipton, the first deputy managing director of the IMF, says the IMF has favored tax reform in the U.S. for a long time. David Malpass, the under secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs, says he'd like to see more growth in the U.S. and abroad. Nouriel Roubini, a professor at NYU's Stern School of Business, says monetary policy should be more aggressive if...

Duration: 00:54:28

World Bank/IMF Meetings Special: 25 Percent of World Not Enjoying a Strong Recovery, Lagarde Says

Live from the World Bank/IMF Meetings in Washington DC. Christine Lagarde, IMF's managing director, says the IMF has repeatedly said corporate tax reform was needed in the U.S. Prior to that, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim says the World Bank is talking with the U.S. about infrastructure and private-sector development. The World Bank is also launching a women's initiative with Ivanka Trump this weekend.

Duration: 00:22:47

We See 2 Percent Growth This Year, Colombia's Finance Minister Says

Mauricio Cardenas, Colombia's finance minister, says oil prices are the reason for lower GDP growth levels. Prior to that, Jason Furman, former chairman at the Council of Economic Advisers, says he's confident the Trump administration can keep up with the Ph.D.'s of the IMF. Ken Leon, a bank analyst at CFRA, says JPMorgan is more efficient than its peers. Klaus Regling, the managing director of the European Stability Mechanism, says lower taxes can help economic growth. Finally, South...

Duration: 00:39:57

We Shouldn't Fear 2.5 Percent Inflation, Charles Evans Says

Charles Evans, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, discusses inflation expectations and says we should be spending time above two percent inflation. Christopher Scalia, editor of "Scalia Speaks," talks about his dad Antonin Scalia and reflects on law and faith. Mike Mayo, the head of U.S. large-cap bank research at Wells Fargo, says banks seek returns and profitability and not market share. Finally, William Blair's Nick Heymann says Honeywell isn't broken, just simplifying.

Duration: 00:33:19

Minuscule Volatility in Stocks Is Puzzling, Thaler Says

Richard Thaler, the winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, discusses volatility in stocks and says stocks can't be based on the certitude that there will be a massive tax cut. Prior to that, Kevin Hassett, the chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, says tax reform deserves bipartisan support. Luigi Zingales, a finance professor at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business, says it's impossible to think about economics without behavioral economics. Finally, Olivier...

Duration: 00:50:04

Thaler's Nobel Win is Great, Hubbard Says

Glenn Hubbard, the dean of Columbia University Business School, discusses Richard Thaler's "great" Nobel Prize win. Andreas Dombret, a board member at Deutsche Bundesbank, says the Basel Committee is moving closer and closer to a deal. Yale University's Robert Shiller says behavioral economics is the most important thing to happen in economics in the last 20 years. Finally, Randall Kroszner, a professor of economics at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Economics, says adding...

Duration: 00:33:14

Neel Kashkari Would Be Bill Gross's Choice for Fed Chair

Janus Henderson's Bill Gross says Neel Kashkari would be his choice for chair of the Federal Reserve, but doesn't see it happening. Princeton's Alan Krueger says the tax proposals could have substantial effects on the U.S. economy. Finally, Gary Cohn, director of the U.S. National Economic Council, says the stock market reflects President Trump's economic plan.

Duration: 00:39:49

Macron, Merkel, and May Are Polling Lower Than Trump, Chandler Says

We are in an era of weak leadership, says Marc Chandler, Brown Brothers Harriman's global head of currency strategy, and the support ratings for some leaders in Europe are lower than Donald Trump's. Eurasia Group's Jon Lieber says the military has a strong command on Trump's foreign policy. Finally, Representative Peter Roskam, a Republican from Illinois, says the end game is transformational tax reform.

Duration: 00:31:04

Tillerson Should Resign, Haass Says

Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, says Rex Tillerson can't succeed in his role as Secretary of State and that it's hard to run a disciplined operation under this administration. Jared Bernstein, a senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, says a lot of economists are worried about the proposed tax plan's impact on deficit and debt. Finally, Willett Advisors' Steve Rattner says it's the White House's responsibility to "herd the cats" and bring...

Duration: 00:33:14

A One-On-One with Fed's Stanley Fischer

Tom Keene sits down with Fed Vice Chairman, Stanley Fischer in an interview on Fed policy and the future of the Fed before his departure from the role.

Duration: 00:14:25

Many Failed to Grasp the Magnitude of Shift in Society, Ferguson Says

Lawmakers and executives are struggling to keep up with the influence of social networks and modern communication, Niall Ferguson, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, says. JPMorgan's John Normand says Brexit seems to be going soft. Finally, Representative Jan Schakowsky, a Democrat from Illinois, says the cardinal sin of politics is disrespect.

Duration: 00:39:25

Ken Burns Says We've Grown Numb to Violence

Filmmaker Ken Burns discusses the state of American gun legislation and his latest documentary, "The Vietnam War." Bob Profusek, a partner and head of M&A at Jones Day, says people within China's deal environment aren't worried about currency or regulation, but the attitude of the U.S. administration. Steven Barr, PWC's consumer markets leader, says physical retail may be stronger this holiday season. Finally, former Acting CBO Director Donald Marron says there's evidence that links tax...

Duration: 00:42:46

Gary Cohn Says The U.S. Must Invest in Itself

Gary Cohn, the director of the National Economic Council, says the Trump administration is creating a tax plan that encourages Americans to invest in the future of the country. Christopher Giancarlo, chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, says the CFTC needs a 12 percent budget increase for more examiners, more economists and more technology. Ken Sena, a senior analyst at Wells Fargo Securities, reveals how his proprietary research into AI could shift the landscape for...

Duration: 00:32:20

2 to 3 Trillion Dollars in Overseas Capital Needs To Be Brought Back, Moore Says

Stephen Moore, a former economic adviser for the Trump campaign, says there's up to $3 trillion abroad that needs to be brought back to the U.S. to get the economy growing. Prior to that, Dennis Gartman, editor and publisher of the Gartman Letter, says Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are ridiculously priced. Americans are tired of waiting for what the GOP said it would do, Republican Representative Jim Jordan says. Finally, Janus Henderson's Ashwin Alankar says as long as interest rates...

Duration: 00:38:55

U.S. Faces Disconnect Between Urban and Industrial Economies, Dionne Says

E.J. Dionne, the author of "One Nation After Trump" and a columnist at The Washington Post, says one of the biggest problems the U.S. faces is the disconnect between the economies of metro areas and smaller, industrial ones. It's great to have a turnover in Congress, according to Senator Pat Toomey, a Republican from Pennsylvania. Markets are drowning in cash, Bob Michele, managing director at JPMorgan Asset Management, says. CFRA's Lindsey Bell says equities are "the best house on the...

Duration: 00:40:49

We'll See a Split in Market Research, Ailman Says

Chris Ailman, CIO of CalSTRS, says we'll see a split in market research and when it's valuable, people should be willing to pay for it. OPEC's power is diminishing but it still has the power to jawbone the price of oil, Bloomberg Intelligence's Mike McGlone says. Senator Chris Van Hollen, a Democrat from Maryland, says his party needs to refocus on what the Democratic party has always stood for: the chance for everybody to have a good job and decent future. Former Health and Human Services...

Duration: 00:36:49

Germany's An Election Cycle Away From Generational Change, Kornblum Says

John Kornblum, the former U.S. Ambassador to Germany, questions if Germany's next generation will jump into the digital world or become more national oriented. Jeromin Zettelmeyer, the former director-general for economic policy at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, says Germany's governing coalition has done very well economically. John Vail, the chief global strategist at Nikko Asset Management Americas, says the Japanese people are actually against inflation....

Duration: 00:35:40

U.S. Is the Least Protectionist Major Economy in the World, Ross Says

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says that NAFTA is killing jobs and that the U.S. is the least protectionist major economy in the world. Prior to that, Ellen Zentner, Morgan Stanley's chief U.S. economist, says it's impossible to sustain three percent GDP growth with U.S. productivity the way it is. Finally, David Rubenstein, co-CEO of the Carlyle Group, says CBS CEO Les Moonves has an ability to pick shows that work.

Duration: 00:37:31

Bipartisan Health-Care Bill Basics Were 'Torpedoed,' Kaine Says

President Trump, Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell torpedoed the bipartisan effort to pass healthcare, Senator Tim Kaine says. Prior to that, Wolfgang Ischinger, chairman of the Munich Security Conference, says there's no way that Germany, France or the U.K. can replace the leadership of the U.S. Finally, Stephen Roach, a senior fellow at Yale University, says there's a "tug of war" in China between the role of the state and the role of the markets.

Duration: 00:34:02

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