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Welcome to The Watchdog on Wall Street Podcast. Author, investment banker, consumer advocate, analyst, and trader Chris Markowski exposes the lies and myths of the big brokerage firms, the mainstream press, and the government. Chris explains the news coming out of the complex worlds of finance, economics and politics and the impact it will have on everyday Americans.

Welcome to The Watchdog on Wall Street Podcast. Author, investment banker, consumer advocate, analyst, and trader Chris Markowski exposes the lies and myths of the big brokerage firms, the mainstream press, and the government. Chris explains the news coming out of the complex worlds of finance, economics and politics and the impact it will have on everyday Americans.

Location:

Sarasota, FL

Genres:

Business

Networks:

Radio America

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Welcome to The Watchdog on Wall Street Podcast. Author, investment banker, consumer advocate, analyst, and trader Chris Markowski exposes the lies and myths of the big brokerage firms, the mainstream press, and the government. Chris explains the news coming out of the complex worlds of finance, economics and politics and the impact it will have on everyday Americans.

Twitter:

@chrismarko

Language:

English

Contact:

(800) 471-5984


Episodes

Hype cycles, greater fools and the conspiracy to keep people poor and stupid.

12/5/2022
From Jordan Belfort to private equity the pump and dumps never end. The latest on the ongoing crypto implosion. Apple moving out of China. Semiconductors and our cost of doing business problems. More on the thwarted rail strike. We will push back on ESG investing. Jobs numbers and the missing male workers. Republicans demand a short-term spending bill. The EU puts a cap on Russian oil. Twitter and Stranger Things.

Duration:00:39:01

Watchdog on Wall Street: Podcast for Weekend of December 2-3

12/2/2022
The scams never seem to stop. I feel like a cross between Sisyphus and Cassandra. Magic money machine. Hubris and the people who know too little. You don’t know what you don't know. The living breathing field of economics. Being Antifragile. Regulators can do absolutely nothing. The one and only way to protect yourself is…Elizabeth Holmes gets sentenced. G wagons and politics. Cool, woke, and neat are not a business model. Case studies: Carvana and Beyond Meat. Private equity could give a...

Duration:02:01:20

SBF WORLD TOUR 2022

12/1/2022
These interviews are surreal and ridiculous at the same time. Senate weighs in. Latest on Student Loan forgiveness. 3% down on a million-dollar mortgage? What could possibly go wrong. Russian oil caps. Twitter has messed with elections. The Powell decoder ring. Lame duck spending blowout. U.S. Soccer and merit.

Duration:00:27:35

Economic data dump.

11/30/2022
ADP, PMI, GDP and Jolts. Powell doing a coffee talk this afternoon. The difficulty of making sense out of the nonsensical. The latest out of China. The EV charging conundrum. Tech layoffs are accelerating. The latest from the streaming wars front. Railroad Unions are not happy with the Biden administration. Government is going to backstop $1 million+ homes. Zero accountability on Ukraine aid.

Duration:00:38:32

Student loan debt and Hedge Fund University.

11/29/2022
How debt shapes kids' lives. It is a business, not a nonprofit. Do it debt free. Hubris and the people who know too little. You don’t know what you don't know. The living breathing field of economics. Being Antifragile. China is looking to vaccinate. Scams and G-Wagons. Another real estate warning. Child tax credit con.

Duration:00:28:53

Civil unrest in China. What are the possible outcomes?

11/28/2022
Zero Covid pushback. Quality of life issues. What does this mean for energy prices? How does this affect supply chains? How will the Communist government react? Cool, woke, and neat are not a business model. Case studies: Carvana and Beyond Meat. ESG in your 401K? Private equity could give a rat’s ass about the long-term prospects of companies they back. They want out ASAP. The eternal Covid emergency. Employers rethink college degrees. I like this new Italian PM a lot. Elizabeth Holmes gets...

Duration:00:44:22

Watchdog on Wall Street: Podcast for Weekend of November 26-27

11/25/2022
The Best of The Watchdog on Wall Street

Duration:01:58:15

The scams never seem to stop.

11/18/2022
I feel like a cross between Sisyphus and Cassandra. The latest on the Crypto fallout. Regulators can do absolutely nothing. The one and only way to protect yourself is… The latest from the swamp dwellers in Washington. Pelosi steps down. The cult of DJT. Fed’s Bullard offers us the definition of insanity. Homes sales tank. Ray Dalio on China. No beer at the World Cup. Mnuchin gets it right on oil price caps. Musk is crazy like a fox…the latest on Twitter. Cop 27 virtue signaling.

Duration:00:38:43

Watchdog on Wall Street: Podcast for Weekend of November 19-20

11/18/2022
Economic and earnings news and your portfolio. Crypto contagion. They need to put a biohazard label on the thing The world’s second oldest profession…Get rich quick con-artists. Crypto fraud and liberal porn. More fraud spotted in terms of front running. NYT puff piece. Personal CFO. Work ethic.

Duration:01:58:43

The Federal Reserve…a day late and a dollar short.

11/17/2022
Today’s dose of economic news. Barry Sternlicht from Starwood gets it. The Planet of the Apes ending is not the way to go. The Federal Reserve is doing it wrong…again. John J. Ray says this is the worst he has ever seen. If Democracy dies…move. People don’t fully comprehend how scary that Ukraine/Russia/Poland situation is. The UK falls further. Starbucks strike…take your talents elsewhere.

Duration:00:21:22

A deep dive into the economic numbers and retail numbers from today.

11/16/2022
Retail/Industrial production/Homebuilder confidence data. Supply chain stupidity. Free but fair trade. Energy woes. Earnings from Target, Lowes and TJMax. Crypto drama rolls on. It's not a commodity! More exchanges on thin ice. Ernest Stavro Blofeld gives a speech at the G20. Where is James Bond?

Duration:00:22:45

G20 and China.

11/15/2022
Biden-Xi meeting. Supply chain stupidity. Free but fair trade. Trust…but verify. Crypto fraud and liberal porn. More fraud spotted in terms of front running. NYT puff piece. Huge solar bankruptcy. Russian oil exports and EU ban. Office space cliff. Amazon layoffs. Walgreens…Do what we tell you! If you don’t you must be racist. Another hit to Biden’s student loan give-a-way.

Duration:00:31:05

The world’s second oldest profession…Get rich quick con-artists.

11/14/2022
FTX held only 900 million in assets vs. $10 Billion in liabilities. The cover of the WSJ looks like Page Six. Up to $2 billion…You are not getting your money back. Miranda Davis piece. Regulations?? Republican reboot? Josh Hawley gets it. Leadership questions. Who will step up? Fix the problem, not the blame. Student loan debt transfer blocked. At least we are not the UK. EV conversation.

Duration:00:45:47

Markets off to the races.

11/11/2022
Stock market and the inflation break. Is it really a break? Crypto contagion. They need to put a biohazard label on the thing. What happened at FTX. It is now spreading elsewhere. World’s most poisonous snake…Trump. Amazon cutting costs. Student loan forgiveness halted. Record taxes collected. The European economy is in shambles. China “eases” Covid restrictions.

Duration:00:27:28

CPI Breakdown.

11/11/2022
Inflation coming down. What the core should be. The Fed is like a weatherman giving you yesterday's forecast. Crypto drama rolls on. Kessler piece on Crypto. Another nail in the coffin. Smart money…not so smart. Winnie the pooh and the honey pot. SEC does their best Pontius Pilate impersonation. More election fallout

Duration:00:24:27

Watchdog on Wall Street: Podcast for Weekend of November 12-13

11/11/2022
CPI numbers Inflation and your portfolio. In search of recession. Investing vs. speculating. What is value? The lessons of Benjamin Graham. There is a right way and a wrong way of doing things. CRYPTOPLOSION! Retirement worries. Retirement fears are growing. Inflation is seen as a big setback for retirement savings. Increased contributions for next year. Most people need a retirement reality check. Choose your own adventure…Don’t touch the money! (Don’t count your chickens before they...

Duration:01:58:33

See…I told you so.

11/9/2022
Much like the 2004 Yankees. What Americans felt mattered most. Donald Trump is poisonous. I love the Sunshine State! DeSantis is the future. Don’t touch the money! (Don’t count your chickens before they hatch.) Republicans need a reboot. FedEx and Maersk point to further economic deterioration. Disney numbers are terrible. More layoffs. Cryptoplosion! EV reality.

Duration:00:35:28

Everything I needed to know about politics I learned in the 6th grade.

11/8/2022
IRS uses walking around money to help get out the vote. Death of democracy BS. Abortion rant…both sides. I do not recognize where I live. Election deniers. Federal spending under control. State tax scorecard. COVID and the workforce. Used-car prices drop. Twitter growth. Two more warnings out of China. Crypto mess. Consumer confidence is in the sewer.

Duration:00:41:08

Election Eve…Choose your own adventure.

11/7/2022
What is important to you? Why I loathe this time of year. Can someone please shut the Orange man up! Thank you for not voting. I could have won a Nobel. I was just 41 years too late. Fiscal theory of price level. The inflation cure. Debt servicing costs skyrocket. Debt default?? Manchin gets punked again Manchin demands an apology. Biden stating what anyone with half of a brain should now already when it comes to energy.COP27. Europe is unable to get out of its own way. Beware of leftists...

Duration:00:38:14

Jobs Friday.

11/7/2022
Strong numbers but starting to slow. Good firing vs. bad firing. Where is Ari Gold? Caps on Russian oil. Thanksgiving rewind at Walmart. Car loan rates skyrocket. Climate reparations?? AOC continues to get owned by Elon.

Duration:00:21:03