The Essential Podcast from S&P Global is dedicated to sharing essential intelligence with those working in and affected by financial markets. Host Nathan Hunt focuses on those issues of immediate importance to global financial markets — macroeconomic trends, the credit cycle, climate risk, energy transition, and global trade — in interviews with subject matter experts from around the world.
The Rise and Fall of the Neoliberal Order
Gary Gerstle of Cambridge University joins the Essential Podcast to talk about the nature of political orders and the collapse of the political order known as neoliberalism that came to power with Ronald Reagan.
India Unleashed — Necessary Reforms for an Emerging Economic Superpower
Dr. Ajay Chhibber joins the Essential Podcast to talk about India's path to becoming an upper middle income country, the necessary reforms that will unleash the country's potential, and the challenges that yet hold it back.
Intent & Initiative in Small Teams — Leveraging the Non-Commissioned Officer for Business
Three S&P Global executives – Tina Morris, Shaun Wurzbach, and Ed Ware – with military experience join the Essential Podcast to talk about the unique role and skills of non-commissioned officers in the U.S. military and how to apply these lessons to businesses.
Quite a Bit More Disruption — Supply Chains Under Stress
John Anton, Peter Tirschwell, and Nathalie Wlodarczyk join the Essential Podcast to talk about supply chains, what's gone wrong, and what – if anything – can be done to get them back on track.
Worse with Every Passing Month — Russia, Europe, and the Realignment of Energy Markets
Dave Ernsberger of S&P Global Commodity Insights joins the Essential Podcast to talk about the short, medium, and long term effects of the war in Ukraine on energy markets.
Elements of the Energy Transition #3 — Gadolinium
Terence Kooyker, founder and CEO of the commodity hedge fund Valent Asset Management, rejoins the Essential Podcast to talk about the market and uses for the elements of the energy transition. In this episode, we return to the lanthanides to cover gadolinium, lucky element #64 on the Periodic Table.
Just listened to an episode about Black inclusion in Finance that included no Black people among the speakers. Bizarrely tone deaf and lazy.