Hale Report Podcast Episode 4: Venezuela: Lawyers, Guns & Money with Nikolai Tagarov - August 19, 2019

EconVue Editor-in-Chief Lyric Hughes Hale interviews Nikolai Tagarov, advisor to the European Commission, about the recent travails in Venezuela. They discuss how the drop in oil prices has been replaced by income from drug trafficking, and how this has led to immigration flows that threaten not just the southern border of the United States, but all of Central America. Tagarov explains how Venezuela became one of the greatest failures in economic history and a contributor to human misery.

Hale Report Podcast Episode 3: Dali Yang on China - July 12, 2019

You won't want to miss Prof. Yang's expert analysis of the US-China relationship, and what the future might hold for both sides of this persistent conflict.

Hale Report Podcast Episode 2: Interview with James Bianco - June 28, 2019

Our podcast this week features an interview with James Bianco, market-savvy macro-economic analyst and head ofBianco Research here in Chicago. He shares his thoughts about the Fed, markets, the long-lost world of stock picking, and the role of cryptocurrencies as a new monetary regime unfolds.

During our interview last Friday, I asked Jim what he would do in terms of monetary policy if he were appointed to the Fed. Unknown to me was the fact that he was under active consideration at the time. As he has now revealed on Bloomberg today:

Hale Report Podcast Episode 1: Interview with Economist Michael Lewis - April 19, 2019

EconVue Editor-in-Chief Lyric Hughes Hale interviews Michael Lewis of Free Market Inc. on his views on employment, the Federal Reserve, and the growth of the US economy.