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Each week Bennett identifies the latest financial myths dominating the news and blows up the misconceptions for her listeners. Dawn combines her unique outlook on current events, economics, and political developments with practical personal finance advice. Unlike many radio hosts who see the world only through the prism of politics, Bennett connects the worlds of finance, business, politics, and economics, offering new information and a unique perspective that engages her listeners.




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The Dawn of Trump

The Economics of Trumpism. Jordan Goodman, founder and CEO of DRPM Group, on what Trumpâs economic policies actually entail, whether he might have more luck running Washington like a business, and how Americans should structure their portfolio to face whatâs coming Second Hour: The Coming Collapse of China Michael Auslin, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and author of the new book, The End of the Asian Century: War, Stagnation, and the Risks to the Worldâs Most Dynamic...

Duration: 01:27:58

A Recessionary Recovery

Jeffrey Snider, head of global investment research at Alhambra Investment Partners, on why wages are so stagnant if the economy is recovering, spiking jobless claims, and why the Fed is positioning the U.S. to recreate Japanâs 30 year bear market Second Hour: The Role of Race in 2016. Niger Innis, spokesman for the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and chairman of Tea Party Forward, on how Trump can undo the damage with minority voters, whether Hillary really has a lock on black voters,...

Duration: 01:20:26

America, Now Just Another Country

The Fedâs Cascading Failures. David Beckworth, scholar at the Mercatus Institute associate professor at Western Kentucky University, on why the Fed made the recession much more painful, and why itâs currently botching its forward-looking guidance Second Hour: The Scandal of Money. George Gilder, famed economist publisher of the Gilder Technology Report, on his new book, "The Scandal of Money: Why Wall Street Recovers but the Economy Never Does"

Duration: 01:20:25

The Truth on Tariffs

Amity Shlaes, author of four New York Times best-sellers chairman of the Coolidge Foundation, on the Trumpâs plan to impose big tariffs on Chinese and Mexican imports, the lessons of past tariffs, and why the next president should look to Calvin Coolidge for guidance Second Hour: Another Year, Another Round of QE. Doug Noland, former hedge-fund analyst publisher of Credit Bubble Bulletin, on the ECBâs announcement it will begin new rounds of stimulus, why markets are losing confidence in...

Duration: 01:19:58

The Economics of Trumpism

The Economics of Trumpism. Jordan Goodman, founder and CEO of DRPM Group, on what Trumpâs economic policies actually entail, what their chances are of helping spur prosperity, and what Americans can do with their money today to earn a return -- without investing in collapsing asset classes Second Hour: How Presidents Destroy America. Brion McClanahan, historian author of just-released "9 Presidents Who Screwed Up America -- and Four Who Tried to Save Her, on why Americans are gravitating...

Duration: 01:20:27

Apple vs. the State

nbsp;How the Fed Incinerates Liberty. Richard Ebeling, professor of ethics free enterprise at The Citadel, on how the Federal Reserve actively undermines Americansâ liberty, why a gold standard can eliminate our constant economic uncertainty, and what the South Carolina primary means for Americaâs money Second Hour: The Feds vs. Apple. Jeffrey Tucker, founder of Liberty.me and executive editor of Laissez Faire Books, on why Apple is right to fight back against the FBI

Duration: 01:20:22

Negative Rates and the Unmaking of Capitalism

nbsp;How the Fed Flunks Statistics 101. Danielle DiMartino Booth, former adviser to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas publisher of the financial forecasting service Money Strong, on how the Fed will misinterpret Januaryâs jobs report, the importance of âcreative destructionâ to any genuine recovery, and how Yellen is likely to respond to a worsening downturn How Americans Can Bug out in Style. Robert Vicino, head of the Vivos Project, on the growing popularity of buying space in his...

Duration: 01:20:22

A Time for Incivility

nbsp;The Erosion of the Middle Class, and More 2016 Predictions. Charles Hugh Smith, author financial columnist, on why living a middle-class lifestyle has never been more difficult, and the trends we can expect to unravel this year So Go Blue Chips, So Goes America John Rubino, publisher of DollarCollapse.com author of The Money Bubble, on why statements from Apple, Caterpillar, Band of America, and Boeing signal broader problems with the economy

Duration: 01:20:24

The State of the Union (in Reality)

The State of the Union (in Reality). Logan Albright, analyst at FreedomWorks writer at the Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada, on the six biggest lies from Obamaâs State of the Union, how Americaâs economy is faring in reality, and why we really do need to audit the Fed Second Hour: Forecasting 2016. Mike Pento, president founder of Pento Portfolio Strategies, on why weâre about to experience a crash worse than 2007-2008, plus five other predictions for 2016

Duration: 01:20:26

Christmas Season in a Slow Economy

A 2016 Credit Crunch Chris Whalen, senior managing director and head of research at Kroll Bond Rating Agency, on why the Fed hasnt fixed anything yet, the need to pre-emptively manage bad debt, and the failure implied by negative interest rates The Feds Final Folly Chris Martenson, founder of PeakProsperity, on whether the Feds rate hike will prove as successful as critics contend, what to expect from 2016, and his latest book, Prosper! How to Prepare for the Future and Create a World...

Duration: 01:20:30

The 'Historic' Climate Treaty

nbsp;Peaking Past the Precipice. Doug Noland, former hedge-fund analyst publisher of Credit Bubble Bulletin, on why current market signals indicate the global economy is teetering on the precipice Second Hour; Making Sense of Trump. Wayne Allyn Root, former Libertarian presidential candidate author of The Power of Relentlessness: 7 Secrets to Achieving Mega-Success, Financial Freedom, and the Life of Your Dreams, on how Trump plays the media like a fiddle, whether heâs helping -- or...

Duration: 01:20:26

Terror, Refugees, and Liberty

nbsp;Enjoy Cheap Gas While It Lasts. Leonard Brecken, principal at the hedge fund Brecken Capital LLC, on how the Fed caused the drop in energy prices, how itâs now backed itself into a corner, and why the good wonât last long Exploring the âDeep State.â John Whitehead, attorney and founder of the Rutherford Institute, on the little known government controlling the government, the so-called Deep State -- and what it means for our freedom

Duration: 01:20:25

Is Retirement Going Extinct

nbsp;The Coming Crash. Bo Polny, financial trends forecaster publisher of Gold 2020 Forecast, on why the market is getting set to crater, why precious metals make for a strong short-term investment, and Fridayâs jobs report Second Hour: The Price of Our Broken Politics. Jay Cost, reporter columnist for The Weekly Standard, on his new book, Whatâs So Bad About Cronyism

Duration: 01:20:27

More Americans Say Goodbye

nbsp;A Very Painful End to 2016 Michael Snyder, author publisher of the Economic Collapse blog, on why some forecasters are calling for a major crash in November Second Hour: More Life Lessons from the NFL. Jeff Kemp, former NFL quarterback author of the new book Facing the Blitz: Three Strategies for Turning Trials into Triumps, on how to turn every Sunday into a lesson in life

Duration: 01:18:04

Is America Already Socialist

The Recession After the Recession. Chris Duane, financial analyst author of the book Thrivalist: How To Survive After The Collapse,rdquo; on why the recession never really ended, why its about to get worse, and how you can prepare Second Hour: Why Walmarts Rout Is a Wake-up Call. John Rubino, publisher of DollarCollapse.com author of The Money Bubble,rdquo; on Walmarts recent rout, why big banks also dislike zero interest rates, and why companies beating expectations are largely doing so...

Duration: 01:20:01