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22Sep

Breaking down the latest Fed meeting

Astor’s CIO, John Eckstein, and Research Associate, Nick Porter, break down the latest fed meeting.

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19Sep

Inflation numbers, the Fed, and TIPS

Astor’s CIO, John Eckstein, and his research partner, Nick Porter, talk about the recent inflation numbers, the Fed, and the place TIPS have in an inflation-hedged portfolio.

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15Aug

Latest inflation news and the outlook for the Fed

Astor’s CIO, John Eckstein, and research associate, Nick Porter, deep dive into the latest inflation news and the outlook for the Fed.

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8Aug

What does the latest payroll report tell us about inflation and the fed?

Astor’s CEO, Rob Stein, and CIO, John Eckstein, discuss the latest payroll report and what it tells us about inflation and the fed.

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25Jul

Fed preview and inflation outlook

Federal Reserve preview and inflation outlook with CIO, John Eckstein, and Research Associate, Nick Porter.

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11Jul

Is The Market Showing Signs of A Recession?

Astor’s CEO, Rob Stein, and CIO, John Eckstein, break down the latest employment report looking for signs of the recession everyone is talking about.

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1Jul

Is a recession coming?

Astor’s CIO, John Eckstein, and Research Associate, Nick Porter, discuss if a recession is on its way using the latest economic data.

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11Jun

Federal Reserve outlook given yesterday’s inflation numbers

Astor’s CIO, John Eckstein, and Research Associate, Nick Porter, discuss the Fed’s outlook after yesterday’s inflation numbers.

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1Jun

Is a recession likely?

Astor’s CIO, John Eckstein, and Research Associate, Nick Porter break down the latest economic data to help them decide whether or not a recession is likely to occur.

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15May

Stock Market Tantrums

Astor’s CEO, Rob Stein, and CIO, John Eckstein, discuss changes in labor market, updates on the Fed, and recent stock market tantrums.

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29Apr

Breaking down the latest GDP report and the outlook for the Fed in this week’s Astor Economic Week in Review

CIO, John Eckstein, and Research Partner, Nick Porter, dive deep into the latest GDP report and outlook for the Fed.

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18Apr

The Strength of the Economy at the start of Q2

CIO, John Eckstein, and Research Associate, Nick Porter, discuss Inflation, CPI, PPI Final Demand, and the Fed. AIM-4/18/22-OP560

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5Apr

Employment Report Discussion

Discussion Topics: Overall Strength of Economy Jobs Report Fed Moves AIM-4/4/22-OP554

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21Mar

Latest Updates on the Fed and the U.S. Economy

Astor’s CIO, John Eckstein, and research partner, Nick Porter, discuss the latest Fed and U.S. Economy updates. AIM-3/21/22-OP553

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8Mar

Insights into the latest unemployment report and the effect of the war in Ukraine on US inflation.

Astor’s CIO, John Eckstein, and Research Partner, Nick Porter, discuss the latest unemployment report and the effect of the war in Ukraine on US inflation.  AIM-3/7/22-OP549

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28Feb

Will the war in Ukraine derail the US economy? The Astor research team debate.

John Eckstein, CIO at AIM, and his research partner, Nick Porter, dive deep into how and if the Ukraine and Russian war will impact the US economy. AIM-2/28/22-OP545

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11Feb

The latest on inflation from the Astor Research Team

CIO, John Eckstein, and Research Partner, Nick Porter, discuss changes in the U.S economy and the latest updates on inflation. AIM-2/11/22-OP541

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8Feb

Was the latest payroll report as strong as it seems?

John Eckstein and Bryan Novak break down the latest payroll report.

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21Jan

Inflation and The Fed

Inflation and the Fed is the topic of this week’s podcast. Plus: why January’s data may be the worst in months. With Chief Investment Officer, John Eckstein, and Research Associate, Nick Porter. AIM-1/21/22-OP523

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13Jan

Payroll Numbers 2022

Topics Covered: Disappointing payroll number made up for by a substantial household number When adjusting the household survey to match the same concepts as the establishment survey there has been a relatively big gap over the last 1 1/2 years and that gap is closing quickly Less acceleration this quarter than the previous quarter Payroll numbers…

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17Dec

Fed’s Latest Policy Shift: Astor Economic Week in Review

Fed Chairman, Jerome Powell, press conference summarized by Astor CIO, John Eckstein, and Research Associate, Nick Porter   AIM-12/17/21-OP505

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7Dec

The Latest Employment Report – Clouds and Silver Linings with Rob Stein and John Eckstein

Are the employment numbers stronger than they seem? AIM-12/6/21-OP498

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19Nov

Astor Weekly Economic Review – 85 – Questions about Inflation?

Astor CIO John Eckstein and Research Associate Nick Porter break down the latest price measures and the Fed’s options for addressing high inflation. AIM-11/19/21-OP493

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9Nov
28Oct

Astor Weekly Economic Review – 83 – A Special Episode Focusing on Inflation

1) Inflation #’s 2) Causes for Inflation 3) Possible Solutions for Inflation 4) Recent Academic Thinking around Inflation AIM-10/27/21-OP474

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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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16Mar

Astor Weekly Economic Review—Episode 62

Astor IM CIO, John Eckstein invites Claudia Sahm, Claudia R. Sahm is an American economist. She was formerly director of macroeconomic policy at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, and a Section Chief at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, where she worked in various capacities from 2007-2019. Sahm specializes in macroeconomics…

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8Mar

Astor Weekly Economic Review—Episode 61

CEO & Founder Rob Stein and CIO John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-3/8/21-OP315

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1Mar

Astor Weekly Economic Review—Episode 60

John Eckstein and Bryan Novak discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-3/1/21-OP311

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23Feb

Astor Weekly Economic Review—Episode 59

Nick Porter and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-2/23/21-OP308

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16Feb

Astor Weekly Economic Review—Episode 58

Nick Porter and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-2/16/20-OP303

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8Feb

Astor Weekly Economic Review—Episode 57

CEO & Founder Rob Stein and CIO John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-2/8/20-OP297

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29Jan

Astor Weekly Economic Review—Episode 56

Nick Porter and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-1/29/20-OP286

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25Jan

Astor Weekly Economic Review—Episode 55

Nick Porter and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-1/25/20-OP274

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15Jan

Astor Weekly Economic Review—Episode 54

Astor IM CIO, John Eckstein invites Elizabeth Pancotti, Policy Advisor at Employ America, focusing on unemployment insurance and automatic stabilizers in fiscal policy to take a deep dive into the current Labor Market Statistics.

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11Jan

Astor Weekly Economic Review—Episode 53

Founder & CEO Rob Stein, and Chief Investment Officer, John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-1/11/20-OP258

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4Jan

Astor Weekly Economic Review—Episode 52

Nick Porter and Mac O’Brien discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. Here is the aforementioned blog post: https://blinks.bloomberg.com/news/stories/QM0T86T0G1LJ AIM-1/4/20-OP250

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28Dec

Astor Weekly Economic Review with Rob Stein & John Eckstein—Episode 51

CEO & Founder Rob Stein, CIO John Eckstein, and Senior Managing Director Mac O’Brien discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-12/28/20-OP250

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21Dec

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 50

Nick Porter and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-12/21/20-OP249

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14Dec

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 49

Nick Porter and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. As mentioned, here is the Ante blog post on money velocity https://moneyinsideout.exantedata.com/p/money-velocity-in-the-united-states AIM-12/14/20-OP246

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8Dec

Astor Weekly Economic Review with Rob Stein & John Eckstein—Episode 48

Founder & CEO Rob Stein, and Chief Investment Officer, John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-12/8/20-OP238

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30Nov

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 47

As always, on this week’s podcast we are joined by CIO John Eckstein, and a special guest – John’s daughter Eliza. Tune into hear their feedback on this week’s economic update! AIM-11/30/20-OP236

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23Nov

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 46

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-11/23/20-OP231

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16Nov

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 45

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-11/16/20-OP223

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10Nov

Astor Weekly Economic Review with Rob Stein & John Eckstein—Episode 44

Founder & CEO Rob Stein, and Chief Investment Officer, John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-11/9/20-OP216

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30Oct

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 43

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-10/23/20-OP201

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25Oct

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 42

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-10/23/20-OP201

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16Oct

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 41

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-10/16/20-OP186

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9Oct

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 40

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-10/9/20-OP176

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4Oct

Astor Weekly Economic Review with Rob Stein & John Eckstein—Episode 40

Founder & CEO Rob Stein, and Chief Investment Officer, John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-10/2/20-OP168

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25Sep

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 39

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-9/25/20-OP164

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19Sep

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 38

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-9/18/20-OP160

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14Sep

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 37

Chief Investment Officer, John Eckstein and special guest, Tim Duy discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-9/14/20-OP154

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4Sep

Astor Weekly Economic Review with Rob Stein & John Eckstein—Episode 36

Founder & CEO Rob Stein, and Chief Investment Officer, John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-9/4/20-OP146

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28Aug

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 35

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-8/28/20-OP132

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21Aug

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 34

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-8/21/20-OP129

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14Aug

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 33

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-8/14/20-OP126

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9Aug

Astor Weekly Economic Review with Rob Stein & John Eckstein—Episode 32

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

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31Jul

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 31

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-7/31/20-OP115

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28Jul

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 30

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-7/28/20-OP105

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17Jul

Astor Weekly Economic Review with Rob Stein & John Eckstein—Episode 29

Founder & CEO Rob Stein, Chief Investment Officer, John Eckstein and Senior Managing Director, Mac O’Brien discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-7/17/20-OP93

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10Jul

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 28

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-7/10/20-OP86

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6Jul

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 27

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward.

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26Jun

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 26

Brandon Balazi and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-6/26/20-OP73

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19Jun

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 25

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-6/19/2020-OP72

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12Jun

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 24

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-6/12/20-OP171

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5Jun

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 23

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. AIM-6/5/20-OP159

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30May

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 22

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. 2020-249

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22May

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 21

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. 2020-247

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15May

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 20

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. 2020-238

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8May

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 19

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward.   2020-236

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1May

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 18

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward.

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24Apr

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 17

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward.

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17Apr

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 16

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. 1:45: Headwinds and tailwinds in economic data 2:50: Jobless Claims, Unemployment and Underemployment 7:30: Retail Sales 9:55: Industrial Production 13:00: Housing Starts 17:00 Best and Worst aspects of economic data

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10Apr

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 15

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward.

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9Apr

Rob Stein discusses Astor Economic Index and recent Fed Stimulus Plans—Episode 14

Mac O’Brien and CEO, Rob Stein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market, and potential scenarios moving forward.

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3Apr

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 13

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward. Effect of Jobless Claims on economic health (1:03) Mac & John talk Unemployment Picture (4:13) “Economic Hangover” – Real Impact of COVID-19 over the remaining fiscal year (6:00) Next Week’s Discussion 4/10: PMI, Jobless Claims, Consumer Sentiment…

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27Mar

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 12

Mac O’Brien and John Eckstein discuss COVID-19 impact on the U.S. labor market and potential scenarios moving forward.

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20Mar

Astor Weekly Economic Review with John Eckstein—Episode 11

Chief Investment Officer, John Eckstein, and Senior Managing Director, Mac O’Brien address the global impacts of COVID-19 on the economy.

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20Mar

Weekly Economic Review—Episode 10

Astor’s Senior Managing Director, Mac O’Brien, discusses his outlook on the U.S. economy for the week of March 16th. Tune in every week for the inside scoop!

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13Mar

Weekly Economic Review—Episode 9

Astor’s Senior Managing Director, Mac O’Brien, discusses his outlook on the U.S. economy for the week of March 9th. Tune in every week for the inside scoop!

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11Mar

Discussion on Recent Volatility—Episode 8

Founder and CEO, Rob Stein and Senior Managing Director, Mac O’Brien discuss the current market environment.

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6Mar

Weekly Economic Review—Episode 7

Astor’s Senior Managing Director, Mac O’Brien, discusses his outlook on the U.S. economy for the week of March 2nd. Tune in every week for the inside scoop!

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4Mar

Comments on Coronavirus and Economic Impact—Episode 6

Founder and CEO Rob Stein discusses the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The novel virus continues to shake the financial markets, with major stock indices dropping into correction territory.

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4Mar

Astor’s 2020 Outlook—Episode 5

Founder and CEO, Rob Stein, looks back at 2019 in the markets, as well as what could be in store for 2020.

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28Feb

Weekly Economic Outlook—Episode 4

Astor’s Senior Managing Director, Mac O’Brien, discusses his outlook on the U.S. economy for the week of February 24th. Tune in every week for the inside scoop!

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21Feb

Weekly Economic Outlook—Episode 3

Astor’s Senior Managing Director, Mac O’Brien, discusses his outlook on the U.S. economy for the week of February 17th. Tune in every week for the inside scoop!

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14Feb

Weekly Economic Outlook—Episode 2

Astor’s Senior Managing Director, Mac O’Brien, discusses his outlook on the U.S. economy for the week of February 10th. Tune in every week for the inside scoop!

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7Feb

Weekly Economic Outlook—Episode 1

Astor’s Senior Managing Director, Mac O’Brien, discusses his outlook on the U.S. economy for the week of February 3rd. Tune in every week for the inside scoop!

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