Money is evolving in ways never thought possible and at speeds we can barely comprehend. New markets. New technologies. New currencies. There is so much inaccurate information on the internet; how do everyday investors find true knowledge? With the rich legacy of Weiss Ratings, this podcast provides independent, unbiased, accurate and trusted guidance. Nearly every week of the year, market strategist and media guru Kenny Polcari brings you a solid 30 to 60 minutes of new insights as he interviews founder Dr. Martin D. Weiss, the Weiss team of experts, and some of the most innovative thinkers in the financial world today.
From The Bottom Up w/ Catherine Faddis
In our latest episode of the Weiss Investor, Kenny speaks with Catherine Faddis, President and CEO of Grace Capital in Boston, which manages over $200 million, as well as a CNBC and Bloomberg contributor. Catherine has lived an extraordinary life: The child of a General and diplomat in the Ghana Army, she spent much of her childhood at a Catholic boarding school in Pakistan before coming to the United States as part of an embassy mission. But when a coup took out the nation’s leadership, her family found themselves without their wealth or a home to go back to And that’s just the beginning of her journey. Learn about how her life experiences helped her become the wildly successful asset manager that she is today as well as her current thoughts on the global economy, inflation, interest rates, supply chains, Coinbase, cashflow, Modern Monetary Theory, cooking, beekeeping and more! Check us out at WeissRatings.com.
The Crazy Comes Out Around Money w/ Michael Farr
In today’s episode, Kenny is joined by Michael Farr, the longest-serving paid contributor in CNBC history and CEO of Farr Miller Washington, a goliath recently acquired by HighTower that oversees over $2 billion in AUM. Michael worked as an English teacher at a New England prep school before landing a two year internship at Morgan Stanley, where he learned the key to success was in his people skills. Kenny and Michael catch up, tell some very funny stories before diving into the global trade war with China and Russia, the Olympics, and The Fed. This one’s a very entertaining and insightful conversation between two long time experts and friends that you won’t want to miss! More at WeissRatings.com
The Exit Of A Lifetime w/ Brian Schaeffer
“You don’t want to be the last guy turning off the lights in here.” So Brian Schaeffer was told when he pulled off one of the luckiest exits in history, selling Van der Moolen Capital to Lehman Brothers 6 months before it’s collapse in 2008. A serial entrepreneur and private equity specialist who has always tried to stay away from the massive banks, Brian has pulled off some truly impressive deals, Kenny and Brian talk about the many companies that have brought him great success. including InvestX, World Trade Securities, and Clearpool. They also dive into SPVs, GPLPs, Peter Thiel’s Zero to One, some of his favorite billion dollar plus private companies, the rise of algorithmic trading, and so much more! Check us out at WeissRatings.com
Building Business w/ Rob Luna
Kenny talks life, success, and very big money with Rob Luna, educator, adviser, and strategist to entrepreneurs, CEOs, athletes, and others with typically $10 million+ in assets. Growing up extremely poor in inner-city Los Angeles, Rob worked two jobs to put himself through school. One day, he found an ad for a Waterhouse stockbroker trainee program in the newspaper and everything changed. You know a guest is going to be interesting when building and selling a billion dollar business is just the beginning! Learn more about us at WeissRatings.com.
Zoom Fatigue w/ Lou Basenese
In today’s episode, Kenny catches up with Lou Basenese, the founder of Disruptive Tech Research and Trend Trader Daily. An independent analyst and investor currently based out of Nashville, Lou cut his teeth at Morgan Stanley before going solo and moving south, finding great success spotting trends from both the tech giants and startups with massive growth potential. Zoom, Peloton, the Metaverse, augmented reality, biotech, robotics, digital currencies and the blockchain are all discussed. Interested in learning more? Check us out at WeissRatings.com!
Thick Skinned w/ Jimmy Iuorio
Kenny catches up with legendary Chicago trader and restauranteur Jimmy Iuorio, who you’ve definitely seen on CNBC and Fox Business! The energetic duo discuss the life lessons of their careers, including wild stories from the greatest bull market this country has ever known: A time of high interest rates, massive egos, and even broken ribs! Plus: Building business in changing times, owning a restaurant during the pandemic, being married to accomplished women and raising daughters, Kenny’s 9/11 story, market corrections, and more. You won’t want to miss this wildly engaging, entertaining, and informative conversation! Check us out at WeissRatings.com
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