Co-host of 'What'd You Miss?' on BloombergTV. Editor at @markets. Fan of poker, chess, handball, country music, and Chinese food.

Odd Lots Podcast: The Misery Index

bloomberg.com — Subscribe to the Bloomberg Odd Lots podcast (iTunes) Every week, hosts Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway take you on a not-so-random walk through hot topics in markets, finance, and economics. On this week's episode we look at the intersection of markets, economics and the U.S.

Odd Lots: How Merle Hazard Became the Most Important Country Singer in Economics

bloomberg.com — Subscribe to the Bloomberg Odd Lots podcast (iTunes). Every week, hosts Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway take you on a not-so-random walk through hot topics in markets, finance, and economics. Country music lost a legend when Merle Haggard passed away earlier this month at the age of 78.

Odd Lots: Iceland Sent Its Bad Bankers to Prison But People Are Still Angry

bloomberg.com — Subscribe to the Bloomberg Odd Lots podcast (iTunes). Every week, hosts Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway take you on a not-so-random walk through hot topics in markets, finance, and economics. This week we embark a little trip. Iceland is known for geothermal beauty, fishing, and being the birthplace of Björk.

Odd Lots: That Time NYSE Floor Traders Tried to Prank the U.S. President

bloomberg.com — Subscribe to the Bloomberg Odd Lots podcast (iTunes) Every week, hosts Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway take you on a not-so-random walk through hot topics in markets, finance, and economics. For years the image of a stock market trader was synonymous with groups of macho men wheeling and dealing on the floors of big exchanges.

Behold! The First Covered Bond to Be Sold With A Negative Yield

bloomberg.com — What would Frederick the Great think? Some 250 years ago the Prussian King, seeking to boost his empire's flow of credit in the aftermath of the Seven Years' War, invented a system of credit that would later develop into a stalwart of modern European capital markets known as the covered bond.

Odd Lots: How an Obscure Government Report Launched a $3 Trillion Industry

bloomberg.com — Subscribe to the Bloomberg Odd Lots podcast (iTunes) Every week, hosts Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway take you on a not-so-random walk through hot topics in markets, finance, and economics. In 1987, investors watched in horror as the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 22 percent in a single day, an event that became known as "Black Monday."

EU's Push to Streamline Rules Would Help Britain, Katainen Says

bloomberg.com — The European Union's efforts to bolster its common market will strengthen British Prime Minister David Cameron's case to keep the U.K. in the 28-nation bloc, EU Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen said. The EU is liberalizing its regulations to create a better single market that will foster growth, Katainen said in an interview on Monday in New York.

Odd Lots Podcast: Allen Stanford

bloomberg.com — Every week, hosts Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway take you on a not-so-random walk through hot topics in markets, finance, and economics. In late 2008, the world was reeling from a global financial crisis. As markets tanked and funding became scarcer by the day, two massive Ponzi schemes unraveled.

Everything's Bigger in Texas - Even the Decline in Manufacturing

bloomberg.com — The U.S. economy seems to be hanging in there, showing signs that it will avoid a serious downturn. But certain pockets of America are clearly hurting. Today we got the latest installment of the Dallas Fed Manufacturing Activity Index, one of several surveys that gauge the health of the manufacturing sector in a given region.

Why We Might Be Talking About 'Divergence' Again Soon

bloomberg.com — If you think back to the end of last year, you couldn't have any conversation about the global economy without hearing the word "divergence." Here's a chart showing the weekly count of the word in news stories towards the end of 2015.
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Apr 29, 2016

RT @SkeleCap: @SkeleCap "but he's such a hypocrite" yeah I'm sure you're a real peach, random middleman trying to bet on deflation and misery.

Apr 29, 2016

The karaoke video for "House Of The Rising Sun" has some wonderful imagery pic.twitter.com/VmLQnHUcpK


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