Category: Podcasts

83 posts categorized as "Podcasts"

13Oct

Astor Weekly Economic Review – 82 – CEO, Rob Stein, and CIO, John Eckstein, Break Down the Weak Employment Report

Topics Discussed: Labor Market Rate of Improvement is Slowing Divergence between Labor Market Surveys New Labor Market Trend ? Fed Tapering Jobless Claims PMI, CPI, and PCE Reports

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1Oct

Astor Weekly Economic Review – Episode 81 – Astor Research Team Discusses the Spikes in Natural Gas and Other Commodity Markets

Covering global factors in commodity markets: strength of the world economy, strength of the U.S. Dollar. In depth conversation over the natural gas market: facing constraints due to increase in demand and decrease in supply from Russia. Factor in cold weather possibly occurring in Europe and it could cause trouble. Insights into the grain markets;…

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28Sep

Astor Weekly Economic Review – Episode 80 -The Astor Research Team Dives into the Fed’s Promise of Tightening

Growth is still strong and we should have seen the peak behind us and now we have these on-going questions about time constraints and price pressures in the economy. Fed is talking about tapering, reducing the pace in treasuries and agency securities. The indication of when this is going to happen is November – the…

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3Sep

Astor Weekly Economic Review- Episode 79 -Payroll Friday

This week- Astor CEO, Rob Stein, and CIO, John Eckstein make sense of the Employment Situation Report and it’s implications- the FED in particular. Rob Stein shares his thoughts on the Fed’s actions coming out of Jackson Hole Economic Symposium and answers John’s question, “Is the latest labor market news going to affect the Fed’s…

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20Aug

Astor Weekly Economic Review – Episode 78 – The Long Slow Road to Recovery

Astor Chief Investment Officer John Eckstein and Nick Porter wade into the numbers of the economic rebound and the pace to return to pre-pandemic levels. The road back seems to be a long one, but they explore where encouraging signs can be found. AIM-8/19/21-OP442

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3Aug

Astor Weekly Economic Review – Episode 77 – Boon or Swoon Economy

Astor CIO John Eckstein and Nick Porter eyeball the latest numbers from from labor, housing and industry. Is the economy still booming or did June produce a swoon that will affect the outcomes moving forward? AIM-8/2/21-OP429

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27Jul

Astor Weekly Economic Review – Episode 76 – The Economy in Recovery Mode

This week Astor CIO John Eckstein and Nick Porter translate the latest numbers and how they are impacting the American economy’s comeback  from the COVID-19 pandemic’s setbacks. The real question: Why isn’t the rebound as robust as hoped for or expected? Approved with code AIM-7/26/21-OP417  

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16Jul

Astor Weekly Economic Review – Episode 75

With inflation on the rise, constraints on the labor force and the supply chain are the focus of this week’s podcast episode. Astor CIO John Eckstein and Nick Porter delve deep into the numbers and discuss if these are trends or just a blip on the radar. AIM-7/15/21-OP403    

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7Jul

Astor Weekly Economic Review – Episode 74

Astor Investment Management CEO Rob Stein and CIO John Eckstein delve into the latest payroll and jobs numbers as the U.S. economy continues to pull itself out of the pandemic slowdown. AIM-7/6/21-OP397

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23Jun

Astor Weekly Economic Review—Episode 73

Astor’s CIO John Eckstein and Nick Porter break down the latest on interest rates from The Fed and dive into the retails sales numbers that aren’t nearly what was expected. AIM-6/23/21-OP388

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11Jun

Astor Weekly Economic Review—Episode 72

Astor’s CIO John Eckstein and Nick Porter tackle the latest inflation numbers and what it means for the economy moving forward. AIM-6/11/21-OP384

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4Jun

Astor Weekly Economic Review—Episode 71

CEO & Founder, Rob Stein and CIO, John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward.

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26May

Astor Weekly Economic Review—Episode 70

Astor IM CIO, John Eckstein invites Angie Setzer, Angie Setzer is the Vice President of Grain at Citizens Elevator in Charlotte, MI with 16 years’ experience navigating the grain markets for clients. AIM-5/26/21-OP378

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23May

Astor Weekly Economic Review—Episode 69

Nick Porter and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward.

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7May

Astor Weekly Economic Review—Episode 68

CEO & Founder, Rob Stein and CIO, John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-5/10/21-OP367

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3May

Astor Weekly Economic Review—Episode 67

Nick Porter and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward.

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16Apr

Astor Weekly Economic Review—Episode 66

Nick Porter and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-4/19/21-OP342

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8Apr

Astor Weekly Economic Review—Episode 65

CEO and Founder, Rob Stein and Chief Investment Officer, John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-4/8/21-OP336

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29Mar

Astor Weekly Economic Review—Episode 64

Nick Porter and Bryan Novak discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-3/26/21-OP330

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22Mar

Astor Weekly Economic Review—Episode 63

Nick Porter and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-3/22/20-OP327

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