14 episodes

American prosperity was built on a foundation of free markets and free people. But, with inflation on the rise and a struggling market, many in America’s political class are attempting to recycle failed socialist ideas and calling for government intervention in nearly every aspect of American life. In this National Review Capital Matters podcast, presented by the National Review Institute, financier David Bahnsen hosts interviews with the nation’s top business leaders, entrepreneurs, and financial commentators. Tune in to hear guests such as Larry Kudlow, Steve Forbes, and Art Laffer present a practical and moral vindication of America’s capitalist way of life.

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American prosperity was built on a foundation of free markets and free people. But, with inflation on the rise and a struggling market, many in America’s political class are attempting to recycle failed socialist ideas and calling for government intervention in nearly every aspect of American life. In this National Review Capital Matters podcast, presented by the National Review Institute, financier David Bahnsen hosts interviews with the nation’s top business leaders, entrepreneurs, and financial commentators. Tune in to hear guests such as Larry Kudlow, Steve Forbes, and Art Laffer present a practical and moral vindication of America’s capitalist way of life.

    Episode 165: Principles before Personalities

    Episode 165: Principles before Personalities

    David is joined by Larry Kudlow for the second episode in our Mentor Month series. Larry's influence goes beyond the merits of supply-side economics. Whether it is sobriety or civility, temperament or loyalty, style or substance, David couldn’t do much better than striving to be like Larry Kudlow. No one could do much better than striving to be like Larry Kudlow.

    • 43 min
    Episode 164: Trust Comes from Trustworthiness

    Episode 164: Trust Comes from Trustworthiness

    David kicks off “Mentor Month” on Capital Record, a four-part series featuring the four mentors of his life in capital markets, with a discussion with the great Nick Murray, the legendary sage of wisdom to wealth advisers who had such a profound impact on David’s life and career.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Episode 163: Redistributing Income down to Zero

    Episode 163: Redistributing Income down to Zero

    David is joined once again by supply-side legend Dr. Art Laffer, who points out that property tax is a wealth tax by another name, demonstrates that transfer payments can only work perfectly by bringing income to zero, suggests a commission system for how Congress gets paid, and insinuates that sound money and fiscal sanity matter. A fun conversation, as always!

    • 41 min
    Episode 162: Data Analytics Put to Work

    Episode 162: Data Analytics Put to Work

    David is joined this week by Dr. Matthew Fienup, Executive Director of the Center for Economic Research and Forecasting. It turns out a Christian college in Ventura County can punch way above its weight when it comes to high-level economic analysis with a strong bias for economic growth! David and Matthew discuss everything from Covid antibody analysis to the Latino contribution to GDP growth to housing policy and what it means to economic opportunity. Research can be put to good work, and you will love to hear how in this episode of Capital Record.

    • 42 min
    Episode 161: How We Got Here and Where We’re Going

    Episode 161: How We Got Here and Where We’re Going

    David is joined this week by historian and dividend equity portfolio manager, Daniel Peris. The two dividend-loving portfolio managers go deep into history to evaluate what errors cause poor applications in modern finance. (Hint: It is very similar to the errors that happen in economics.) A fascinating and far-reaching conversation you will not want to miss!

    • 53 min
    Episode 160: Investing and the New Muddled Economy

    Episode 160: Investing and the New Muddled Economy

    David is joined again by economic guru and long-time investing writer, John Mauldin. They assess the current economy; what people have gotten wrong; what to expect in 2024; the actions of the Fed; the “wall of maturity” in a lot of debt; and most importantly, what it all means to investors, savers, citizens, and more. This is a practical conversation between two old friends you will not want to miss.

    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
372 Ratings

372 Ratings

Gnathand ,

Insightful

Listening to David and his guests, especially the episode with Louis, very enlightening to hear various economical perspectives and the defense of free markets.

Vance Ginn ,

Free and Virtual Society

David is at the top of his game when discussing key economic and financial topics on his show. He’s a must listen to understand the latest news about the economy and politics.

McCurry9285738272849382 ,

Excellent podcast!

Capital Record is always a must listen to podcast for me. I have always found David’s commentary and guest interesting, thought provoking, and well worth my time. It’s an excellent podcast that I highly recommended!

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