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.
Number Go Up: Crypto Scam, The Crypto Crash, and Zeke Faux's Absurdist Masterpiece
In this episode, we review what past events and circumstances have led us to the recent cryptocurrency news plastering the headlines through the lens of author Zeke Faux's absurdist masterpiece titled "Number Go Up: Inside Crypto's Wild Rise and Staggering Fall." Together with Zeke, we cover a wide range of topics including the FTX fraud, the Sam Bankman-Fried trial, Tether, and the bizare culture within certain crypto communities.
The Global Race for Renewable Energy Domination
S&P Global's Peter Gardett joins the podcasts to discuss the ongoing race for the wide-scale adaptation of renewable energy sources on a global scale.
A Global View on Credit Markets
Alexandra Dimitrijevic, Global Head of Research & Development at S&P Global Ratings joins the Essential Podcast to talk about conditions in the global credit market and the economic outlook in 2024 for regions around the world.
Breaking Down Immigration Myths Using Big Data
Leah Boustan of Princeton University and Ran Abramitzky of Stanford University join the Essential Podcast to discuss their book “Streets of Gold: America’s Untold Story of Immigrant Success”.
Reset & Rethink – Assessing Venture Capital with Gené Teare of Crunchbase
Gené Teare, Senior Data Editor at Crunchbase joins the podcast to discuss the seemingly ever-changing tides of Venture Capital in the tech-industry's startup scene.
The Fog of Fintech with Matt Harris of Bain Capital Ventures
Partner at Bain Capital Ventures Matt Harris joins the podcast to discuss the venture capital world that now exists in the wake of the so-called "halcyon days" of 2021.
3 episodes in. Some of the most insightful economic commentary I'm aware of, and with an impressive objectivity.
Just listened to an episode about Black inclusion in Finance that included no Black people among the speakers. Bizarrely tone deaf and lazy.