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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."






Turbulence Ahead in the Markets, Ward Says

Howard Ward, Gabelli Funds CIO of Growth Equities, says it's time to be prepared for turbulence in the equity markets. Terry Haines, Evercore ISI Political Analyst, says whoever wins the Alabama election, the tax bill will still go forward. Brian Reynolds, Canaccord Genuity Asset Class Strategist, says credit cycles always end and when they do, it's badly. Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, Gemini Co-Founders, say the great thing about the bitcoin futures contract is that naysayers can now short...

Duration: 00:37:56

Surveillance: Dr. Shiller Talks Bitcoin

Robert Shiller, Nobel Laureate & Yale Professor, is not sure it was a good idea to launch bitcoin futures because he thinks it's still not a reputable market. Isaac Boltansky, Compass Point Senior Vice President, says the likelihood of a government shutdown is dependent on whether or not the tax bill passes. Viraj Patel, ING FX Strategist, thinks this year was a learning point for markets.Don Rissmiller, Strategas Research Chief Economist, says he would not expect bold comments from the Fed...

Duration: 00:25:58

Surveillance: White House Would Love to Get Rid of the AMT Rate, Cohn Says

Willem Buiter, Citigroup Global Chief Economist, says he would not give the GOP tax package particularly high marks. Alan Krueger, Princeton University Economics Professor, says the opioid crisis is a result of American medical practices and the government can do more to aid it. James Glassman, JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking Head Economist, says if the U.S. stays at full employment, we'll hopefully see more wealth spread to rural economies.Bill Gross, Janus Henderson Fund Manager, reacts...

Duration: 00:37:59

Surveillance: Volatility is a Part of the Game, Lane says

Peter Oppenheimer, Goldman Sachs Chief Global Strategist, says there is still deep value in Europe. Omair Sharif, Societe Generale Chief U.S. Economist, does not foresee a ton of upside for healthcare next year. Jim Morris, Bloomberg News First Word Reporter, says this is the worst fire season Southern California has seen in years. Fred Lane, Lane Generational of Raymond James Managing Partner, says there is inevitably a bond bear market coming but it's not going to be that deep.

Duration: 00:26:49

Surveillance: Feldstein Foresees Capital Inflows if Tax Bill Passes

Martin Feldstein, Harvard University George F. Baker Professor of Economics, says now is the time for tax reform because the politics are right. Henry Olsen, EPPC Senior Fellow, says President Trump needs to recover his populist mojo. Matt Hornbach, Morgan Stanley Global Head of Interest Rates Strategy, says it's time for the next bond market phase. Michael Chui, McKinsey & Co. Senior Fellow, says there is enough work for people to do, even with the increased use of robots.

Duration: 00:30:56

Surveillance: Disney is Looking to Fox for Growth Engines, Wieser Says

Brian Wieser, Pivotal Research Group Senior Research Analyst, says Europe won't continue to let tech companies not pay taxes. Christopher Verrone, Strategas Research Partners Head of Technical Analysis, says small caps are in a position to reassume leadership. Megan Greene, Manulife Asset Management Chief Economist, says there is very little in the tax bill that will boost productivity. Jonathan Golub, Credit Suisse Chief U.S. Equity Strategist, says it's a great environment for banks...

Duration: 00:30:48

Surveillance: Book of the Year, Galloway's "The Four"

Scott Galloway, NYU Stern Professor and author of "The Four," told Jon Ferro and Tom Keene that we're about to see Margrethe Vestager go gangster on big tech regulation. Rich Greenfield, BTIG analyst, says it's not clear how Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google will weaken given their size right now. Paul Sweeney, Bloomberg Intelligence Director of North American Research, says his team is beginning to analyze blockchain in the marketplace, from consumer to financial services.

Duration: 00:32:27

Surveillance Special: The Bitcoin Debate

Highlights from the roller coaster week for Bitcoin as it hit record highs and gets the green light from regulators to allow trading on the CME and Cboe. Guests include:Steen Jakobson, Saxo Bank Chief Economist, Joseph Stiglitz, Columbia University Professor, Christopher Ailman, CalSTRS Chief Investment Officer, Anne Richards, M&G Investments Chief Executive, Robin Niblett, Chatham House DirectorJim McCaughan,Principal Global Investors CEO and Elaine Ou, Bloomberg View Columnist.

Duration: 00:39:23

Surveillance: Blockchain is the Game Changer, Dr. Alankar Says

Geoff Dennis, UBS Investment Bank Head of EM Strategy, says they have told their investors to be careful being long on technology. Stephen Schork, Schork Report President, says the Black Swan for the 2018 oil market is Saudi Arabia driving Qatar into the arms of Iran. Ashwin Alankar, Janus Henderson Global Head of Asset Allocation and Risk Management, thinks a lot of people are misinterpreting bitcoin as the blockchain. Ben Emons, Intellectus Partners Chief Economist, says Marvin...

Duration: 00:28:03

(Surveillance) We Have to Restructure Globalization, Stiglitz Says

Joseph Stiglitz, Columbia University Professor, says the tax 'trigger' in the proposed tax bill is the worst kind of economic policy that you can imagine. Yanis Varoufakis, Former Finance Minister of Greece, says the architecture of the European economy can't sustain the shockwaves of this post globalization era. Jeffrey Currie, Goldman Sachs Global Head of Commodities Research, says its very surprising that the oil markets have not moved higher given the strength of the fundamentals and...

Duration: 00:34:39

Coming Soon: Trillions, a New Podcast

Money goes where it's treated best. That simple truth is a big reason why more and more money—trillions, in fact—flows into a powerful, low-cost tool that's quietly transformed investing in recent years. Exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, let you invest in everything from the stock market to gold like never before. This podcast will demystify them—and delight you in the process.

Duration: 00:01:55

Trade is Complex These Days, No Longer Just Guns for Butter, Says OECD's Mann

Richard Clarida, PIMCO Global Strategic Advisor, says Jerome Powell is an excellent appointment for Fed Chair. Catherine Mann, OECD Chief Economist, says it's not clear how much corporate tax reform is in the GOP package but we haven't seen the full details yet. Diane Swonk, Diane Swonk & Associates CEO and Founder, says the payback from infrastructure spending has been lost on lawmakers over time.

Duration: 00:25:48

We Still Need Brick & Mortar Says Former Hudson's Bay CEO

Julia Coronado, Macropolicy Perspectives President & Founder, says a 3% productivity growth is unrealistic under any economic investment boom. Guy Chiarello, First Data President, says people are getting comfortable with online and mobile retail. Jerry Storch, Storch Advisors CEO and Former CEO of Hudson's Bay, says the future is bright for retailers who make rapid changes.

Duration: 00:24:49

The Most New Yorker New Yorker Tom Knows

Howard Davidowitz, Davidowitz & Associates, says he has a lot of doubts about Walmart being able to pull off the Amazon model. Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform, says the Senate tax bill is likely to pass at the end of next week. Lin Noueihed, Bloomberg North Africa Bureau Chief, says the Egypt Sinai mosque attack is a particularly large scale attack.

Duration: 00:23:41

Knowledge is Power in Thanksgiving Travel, Kheel says

Brian Levitt, OppenheimerFunds Senior Investment Strategist, says they're seeing a very nice investing backdrop in emerging markets. Philip Verleger, PK Verlerger President, says the recent events in Saudi Arabia are what are going to impact oil prices. Sony Kapoor, Managing Director, Re-Define, says businesses in the U.K. can no longer sit on their hands and wait to do their contingency planning for Brexit. Julian Mark Kheel, The Points Guy Senior Analyst, says U.S. Airlines have an eye...

Duration: 00:29:55

M&A Volumes Peaked in 2015 Says Bory

George Bory, Wells Fargo Securities Head of Credit Strategy, says this year's M&A activity showed a notable slowdown because of politics and tax structure. Steve Bell, Bipartisan Policy Center Senior Advisor, says the Republican proposed tax bill will help the Democrats next year if passed. Tobias Levkovich, Citigroup Chief U.S. Equity Strategist, says Investors are caught between two very powerful forces: FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) and FOMU (Fear of Messing Up)..

Duration: 00:32:29

U.S. Politics Have Been Thoroughly Corrupted by Money, Sachs Says

Harm Bandholz, UniCredit Chief U.S. Economist, says the time for tax reform is right but we don't need a tax cut in this environment. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University Professor, says the debt to GDP ratio has doubled in the last decade and will double again.Michael Nathanson, Moffettnathanson Founding Partner & Senior Research Analyst, says Twitter is not a great place for advertising and branding. Steve Hanke, Johns Hopkins University Professor, says the political mess and resulting...

Duration: 00:29:59

Rep. Jim Renacci Says He's a Big Believer in the 401(k)

Representative Jim Renacci, a Republican from Ohio, says he's a big believer in the 401(k) and that the Republicans risk holding the majority if they don't pass the tax bill. Prior to that, Willem Buiter, Citigroup's chief economist, offers his global growth outlook for the year ahead. Finally, Rich Greenfield, a media analyst at BTIG, says future generations aren't going to watch linear TV but they'll consume more content than previous generations on an array of platforms.

Duration: 00:27:08

Radical Technological Transformation is Embedded in This Cycle, Fisher Says

Kathy Fisher, the head of wealth and investment strategies at AB Bernstein Private Wealth Management, predicts we're going to be in the longest recovery for the economy and markets we've ever seen in modern history. Libby Cantrill, PIMCO's head of public policy, says at best, the GOP bill is "tax reform lite." Mickey Levy. Berenberg's chief U.S. and Asia economist, says the lack of wage growth is a structural problem for the United States. Finally, Brooke Lampley, the incoming vice...

Duration: 00:34:03

The U.S. has Isolated Itself from its Principle Trading Allies, Haass Says

Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, says the U.S. has isolated itself from trading allies and that it shouldn't be complicit to Duterte's government in the Philippines. Dennis Gartman, publisher of the Gartman Letter, says the bull market for stocks has come to an abrupt stop. Finally, David Rosenberg, Gluskin Sheff's chief economist, says the bog bond story could be in China right now.

Duration: 00:23:17

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