The Fed’s 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 it’s 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"
Surviving the War on Cash
The New Case for Gold. Jim Rickards, senior managing director at Tangent Capital, on his new book, "The New Case for Gold"
Second Hour: The Dollar’s Final Days? Axel Merk, president and chief investment officer at Merk Investments, on new data showing the dollar’s rise could be doomed, whether any real currencies remain, and why gold is doing so well in 2016
The Truth on Tariffs
Amity Shlaes, author of four New York Times best-sellers & chairman of the Coolidge Foundation, on the Trump’s 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 ECB’s announcement it will begin new rounds of “stimulus,” why markets are ...
The Economics of Trumpism
The Economics of Trumpism. Jordan Goodman, founder and CEO of DRPM Group, on what Trump’s 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 w...