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Squawk Pod is a daily, guided curation of the top moments and takeaways from CNBC’s flagship morning show, “Squawk Box”, anchored by Joe Kernen, Becky Quick and Andrew Ross Sorkin. Each day, the podcast includes news making interviews, perspective and analysis from iconic guest hosts, and slices of…


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    Messy Market Signals, & Morals Over Money: The New Hiring Handbook 7/6/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 27:46

    A bevy of market signals have alarmed investors: oil prices slipping, a surprise Nasdaq rally, a yield curve inversion. As inflation remains elevated and recession fears loom over the markets, the Federal Reserve and the Biden administration balance their respective toolsets to mitigate pressure on the American economy. Austan Goolsbee, former CEA chairman and Booth School of Business professor, and fellow economist Michael Strain, director of economic policy at AEI, discuss whether their strategies are enough to avoid a deep recession. In other headlines, the FDA has temporarily paused the ban on Juul e-cigarettes, and senators are urging the Federal Trade Commission to investigate TikTok. Plus, many employees are willing to take a pay cut to work at companies that align with their own values; CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on how the pandemic has shifted purpose, well-being, and values to the forefront of employee-employer relationships.  In this episode: Austan Goolsbee, @Austan_GoolsbeeMichael Strain, @MichaelRStrainJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkMelissa Lee @MelissaLeeCNBCSharon Epperson, @Sharon_EppersonKatie Kramer, @Kramer_Katie

    Trust in Zuck, Travel Havoc for the Holiday, & EV Leader Evolution 7/5/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 24:25

    Meta is down 52% in 2022, and Mark Zuckerberg is bracing his shareholders for more tougher times ahead. He's shuttering the company's digital wallet project and announced a slash to engineer hiring; Cleo Capital's Sarah Kunst says Zuckerberg's revamped approach to employees could be what investors need. Plus, President Biden might be rolling back Trump-era China tariffs, Germany's economic data has global investors on edge, July Fourth travelers had little to celebrate at airports this weekend, and Tesla's EV competition could be catching up to Elon. In this episode: Sarah Kunst, @sarahkunst Joe Kernen, @JoeSquawk Melissa Lee @MelissaLeeCNBC Phil LeBeau, @Lebeaucarnews Eunice Yoon, @onlyyoontv Katie Kramer, @Kramer_Katie

    Airline Pilots Protesting & Netflix's Super Slump 7/1/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 31:33

    Flight cancellations continue to distrust travelers, and Dennis Tajer, spokesman for the Allied Pilots Association and pilot for American Airlines, is blaming airline management. He claims pilots are being pushed to the edge. In the markets' roughest first half of the year since the 1970s, Netflix was the worst performing stock. It may have come down to their lackluster content, says Rich Greenfield of LightShed Partners. Cynthia Littleton, Variety co-editor-in-chief, joins Rich to discuss how the streamer's innovation might have hit a roadblock. The last time the S&P had it this rough in the first half of the year, Joe Kernen looked like a backup singer for the BeeGees.  In this episode:Rich Greenfield, @RichLightShedCynthia Littleton, @Variety_CynthiaJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkAndrew Ross Sorkin, @AndrewrsorkinKatie Kramer, @Kramer_Katie

    Taxes Back to Jerseyans, Markets Back to the 70s 6/30/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 20:45

    Americans are feeling the pain caused by inflation, but New Jersey is hoping to help its residents with an historically large budget plan. Governor Phil Murphy (D-NJ) discusses how Jersey's rebate will alleviate some of the pain, from property taxes to back-to-school supplies. The markets are set to close on the worst first half in more than 50 years. The Dow and S&P 500 are on track for their worst three-month period since Q1 of 2020, and the Nasdaq is on its worst run since 2008. Plus, drama escalates in the Spirit Airlines boardroom. In this episode:Joe Kernen, @JoeSquawkMelissa Lee @MelissaLeeCNBCAndrew Ross Sorkin, @AndrewrsorkinKatie Kramer, @Kramer_KatieGov Phil Murphy @GovMurphy

    America, Hitting the Road & Skipping the Office: Best Western & Slack CEOs 6/29/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 30:22

    Americans are gearing up to travel this Fourth of July weekend despite higher fuel and food costs this year. Amid record-high inflation, president and CEO of Best Western Hotels and Resorts Larry Cuculic says summer travel is surging in cities like Seattle, New York, and San Francisco. Stewart Butterfield, CEO of Slack, joins Andrew from the Aspen Ideas Festival to discuss what impact a recession could have on employers recalling workers to the office. He says the pandemic has proved that digital infrastructure is now more important than a physical HQ. Plus, a leader of the Federal Communications Commission has issued a warning about TikTok's threat to American data security, and President of the Cleveland Fed Loretta Mester has voiced her support for a 75 basis point hike in July.  In the episode:Stewart Butterfield, @stewartJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickAndrew Ross Sorkin, @AndrewrsorkinKatie Kramer, @Kramer_Katie

    Tech Check-In: Cathie Wood & Eric Schmidt 6/28/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 27:07

    As investors come to terms with a recession and the tech markets weather a downturn, we turn to legendary tech voices Cathie Wood and Eric Schmidt for guidance. Cathie Wood, founder of Ark Invest and a famous innovation bull, shares lessons from last year's profits and losses. She maps out the biggest problems facing companies today, including inflation and supply chain issues. Eric Schmidt, former CEO and Executive Chairman of Google, joins from the Aspen Ideas Festival to share lessons from his past with a new generation of investors facing their first market downturn. He discusses competition with China, the promise of Web3, and the ebbs and flows of economic cycles as we face a recession.  In this episode:Cathie Wood, @CathieDWoodEric Schmidt, @ericschmidtBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickAndrew Ross Sorkin, @AndrewrsorkinBrian Sullivan, @SullyCNBCKatie Kramer, @Kramer_Katie

    Once More, With Energy: Gas Prices, G7 and Ken Langone 6/27/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 39:23

    We're kicking off the week with a super-sized Squawk Pod!  Three big interviews that all start with the key question Wall Street is asking: how bad is the impact of 2022's high energy prices? Becky Quick and Brian Sullivan weigh the influence higher gas prices have on the stock market, and G7 leaders convene in Germany to discuss additional Ukraine support and new sanctions that include a proposal to cap the price of Russian oil exports. Goldman Sachs' Jeff Currie says a brief pullback in global energy prices signals a buying opportunity for investors.  Noted tech investor John Doerr has a legendary track record – he was an early back of both Google and Amazon – and today, he calls the shift away from fossil fuels a revolution that rivals the creation of the Internet. Andrew Ross Sorkin catches up with Doerr at the Aspen Ideas Festival in Colorado.  NBCUniversal News Group is the media partner of the Aspen Ideas Festival. Plus, Home Depot co-founder and billionaire Ken Langone joins Squawk Box for a special interview that covers inflation, divisiveness and the complicated balancing act of policy and politics.  In this episode:Jeff Currie, @goldmansachs John Doerr, @johndoerrBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickAndrew Ross Sorkin, @AndrewrsorkinBrian Sullivan, @SullyCNBCZach Vallese, @ZachVallese

    Oil Squeeze, Price Pain and Summer Travel Woes 6/24/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 35:57

    Fresh reporting from Becky Quick on what happened inside the room with leading executives from the U.S. oil industry and Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm.  Inflation continues to run hot. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says that the Fed is committed to fighting inflation “unconditionally” in a testimony to the House Financial Services Committee. Member of the committee, and Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chair, Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) wants to act aggressively to solve the problems of surging gas prices, expensive food costs, and fight inflation. Also, United Airlines says they are cutting dozens of flights in the Northeast due to staffing issues. Association of Flight Attendants International President Sara Nelson joins to address the massive amount of flight cancellations, rising ticket prices, and how to navigate the potentially messy summer travel season. In this episode: Rep. Josh Gottheimer, @RepJoshGSara Nelson, @FlyingWithSaraJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickAndrew Ross Sorkin, @AndrewrsorkinKatie Kramer, @Kramer_Katie

    Meetings and Metaverses 6/23/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 38:31

    Big Oil executives head to Washington today for a meeting with the Biden Administration to go over a diminishing list of options to contend with the rising price of gas.  President Biden announced plans to enact a “gas tax holiday” in the U.S. this summer, and has not received broad initial support. Amos Hochstein, State Department Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, discusses the $0.18 reduction per gallon the holiday would save and the outlook for getting the policy through Congress. Mark Zuckerberg says a billion people will soon be spending their time – and money – in the metaverse, but Joe Kernen, Becky Quick and Andrew Ross Sorkin have differing ideas about what to actually do there.  Plus, the FDA will ban the sale of Juul e-cigarettes. Squawk Box regular and former head of the regulator, Scott Gottlieb, weighs in on the vaping industry as well as the latest concerns about Covid-19 variants.  And, more smaller cities will soon be harder to reach by airplane. To hear more from Mark Zuckerberg about Meta's future, check out CNBC's Mad Money podcast: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/01/mad-money-with-jim-cramer-podcast.html   In this episode:Amos Hochstein, @AmosHochsteinScott Gottlieb, @ScottGottliebMDJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickAndrew Ross Sorkin, @AndrewrsorkinKatie Kramer, @Kramer_Katie

    Stuck on the Tarmac 6/22/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 17:10

    A nationwide pilot shortage is prompting thousands of delays and cancellations for summer travelers. Dennis Tajer, American Airlines pilot and spokesperson for the Allied Pilots Association, says the staffing issues are due to management's lack of foresight, and he warns that airlines may start to cut corners to keep up with demand. CNBC's autos and airlines reporter Phil Lebeau considers how long it will take carriers to sort out their problems, and whether the federal government will have to step in to help.  In this episode:Phil LeBeau, @LebeaucarnewsBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickBrian Sullivan, @SullyCNBCKatie Kramer, @Kramer_Katie

    A Gas Tax Holiday & Hodling onto Faith 6/21/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 30:43

    In the wake of a turbulent market week, investor fears of a recession are growing in step with losses on Wall Street. Crypto hodlers are in pain, but investor and former NYSE President Tom Farley hopes the worst is behind them. Chair of President Biden's Council of Economic Advisers Cecilia Rouse discusses inflation, the state of the economy, and the administration's options to mitigate ever-rising fuel prices across the U.S., including a gas tax holiday. Plus, Mondelez is taking a Clif jump, and a pilot shortage is causing drama for travelers.  In this episode:Joe Kernen, @JoeSquawkBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickKatie Kramer, @Kramer_Katie

    Ron Baron's Ray of Hope; Black Financial Influencers 6/17/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 28:40

    The S&P 500 is headed for its worst week since March of 2020, but famed buy-and-hold billionaire investor Ron Baron offers a ray of hope amid Wall Street's worries. A Tesla bull and futurist investor, Baron likens today's market with the opportunity that earned him billions in the 1980s. In an all-hands meeting with Twitter employees, Elon Musk addressed layoff and content moderation concerns. For consumers, inflation is still cause for worry; Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) discusses pump pressures for Americans and big profits for big oil producers in the U.S. Plus, we mark Juneteenth weekend by celebrating Black social media influencers in finance, with CNBC's Frank Holland.  In this episode:Ro Khanna, @RepRoKhannaFrank Holland, @FrankCNBCJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickKatie Kramer, @Kramer_Katie

    Did the Fed Do Enough? The Central Banks' Great Awakening 6/16/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 28:44

    The Fed raised interest rates by 75 basis points on Wednesday and alluded to more hikes in the coming months, as CNBC's Steve Liesman recaps. But did the Fed do enough? Mohamed El-Erian, Allianz and Gramercy advisor and president of Queens' College, Cambridge shares his thoughts on the Fed, the European Central Bank, and the Swiss Central Bank after all three announced interest rate hikes. CNBC's Jon Fortt considers whether the Fed raised rates high enough, quickly enough, and what it will take to find a ‘soft landing.' In this episode:Mohamed El-Erian @elerianmJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickMike Santoli @michaelsantoliSteve Liesman, @steveliesmanJon Fortt @jonforttCameron Costa, @CameronCostaNY

    Hiking Rates, Calling Big Oil, & Hedging Portfolios 6/15/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 33:14

    The S&P 500 fails to rebound, the markets are poised for the Fed's big rate hike, inflation and pump pressures are on, and crypto is crumbling. Founder and chairman of Equity Group Investments Sam Zell shares his unfiltered perspective on the Fed, energy prices, and DC policy, all from his vantage point as a real estate billionaire and energy, health care, and manufacturing investor. President Biden is asking oil CEOs to boost gasoline supply and is calling their profits “unacceptable.” Plus, we're bidding adieu to Internet Explorer.  In this episode:Brian Sullivan, @SullyCNBCJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickCameron Costa, @CameronCostaNY

    The Investor Psyche: War, Recession, & Not-So-Stablecoins 6/14/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 30:55

    In the wake of this week's bear market, former NYSE President Tom Farley and former Chairman and CEO of TDAmeritrade Joe Moglia discuss the peaks and valleys still to come, both in the crumbling crypto markets and in the broader economy. Tom Farley, who has debuted more than one SPAC of his own, discusses the market's depleted appetite for any kind of public listing. Joe Moglia speaks to the psyche of retail investors as global conflict rages on and inflation ticks higher, and considers whether recession fears are already realized for some Americans. In this episode:Joe Moglia, @CoachJoeMogliaJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickKatie Kramer, @Kramer_Katie

    Bear Market Woes: Crypto Contagion & Inflation 6/13/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 33:44

    $200 billion was wiped out of the crypto market over the weekend, and Bitcoin has hit its lowest level since December of 2020. Skybridge Capital founder and crypto bull Anthony Scaramucci unpacks the global market sell-off, the slide in crypto, and why the drama at crypto lender Celsius could make things worse. Inflation and gas price pressures are hitting consumers and corporations; CEO of Stew Leonard's details the fuel and food supply chain issues impacting his bottom line. Plus, a break from the markets: the latest box office hit, straight from the Jurassic Period.  In this episode:Stew Leonard Jr. @StewLeonardJrAnthony Scaramucci, @ScaramucciJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinKatie Kramer, @Kramer_Katie

    Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz & Our Inflation Nation 6/10/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 45:00

    In his first aired interview since taking the helm (again) at Starbucks, interim CEO and founder Howard Schultz speaks candidly to Andrew Ross Sorkin at The New York Times DealBook D.C. Policy Forum in Washington. In an extended conversation, the two cover inflation, America's gun policy, the mental health crisis, the labor movement, and leadership in capitalism. Plus, May's consumer price index, or CPI, was up 8.6% from last May, the highest year-on-year increase since December of 1981. Former U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and investor Kevin O'Leary discuss the sky-high fuel prices across the country and steps the government can take to lessen the squeeze on consumer wallets.  In this episode:Howard Schultz, @HowardSchultzHeidi Heitkamp, @HeidiHeitkampKevin O'Leary, @kevinolearytvJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinCameron Costa, @CameronCostaNY

    Regulation Nation: Twitter's Data Dilemma with Ajit Pai, & Robinhood's Revenue with Jay Clayton 6/9/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 30:13

    Robinhood turned millions of people into retail traders, but now the app's business model may be in jeopardy as the SEC eyes a plan to crack down on Payment For Order Flow, a practice crucial to its revenues. Jay Clayton, former Chair of the SEC, weighs in on how the SEC's agenda could transform the stock market. Twitter has agreed to comply with Elon Musk's demand for access to the platform's data stream. Former FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, breaks down what more Musk will ask for, and openings for the Tesla CEO to still walk away from the deal. Plus, in China, the Ant Group IPO may be back on track.  In this episode:Ajit Pai, @AjitPai   Joe Kernen, @JoeSquawkBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinCameron Costa, @CameronCostaNY

    Retail's Beauty Mark with Ulta & the Media-Scape with AMC 6/8/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 27:26

    As most retailers struggle with a difficult quarter, cosmetics might be a bright spot. Alongside Elf Cosmetics, Ulta Beauty reported upbeat first quarter results despite rising inflation; Ulta CEO David Kimbell discusses the company's year over year revenue growth and the relative strengths of beauty consumers and social media beauty influencers alike. As streaming stocks like Netflix have struggled, AMC CEO Matt Blank suggests the answer to media's momentary woes might be linear. Plus, a high profile team is making a play for the Denver Broncos, and the FDA is giving Novavax a big vote of confidence. In this episode:David Kimbell, @UltaBeautyMatt Blank, @AMC_NetworksJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickCameron Costa, @CameronCostaNY

    Taming Crypto's Wild West; Target Feels a Profit Squeeze 6/7/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 40:15

    Senators Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) have introduced bipartisan legislation that would overhaul the regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies and digital assets. The two share details of their plan, how the SEC and the CFTC would fit into it, and how “rules of the road” would benefit both investors and the economy at large. Target is warning investors of a hit to profits next quarter, as the company manages inventory, inflation, and freight cost issues. Longtime retail watcher Jan Kniffen, CEO of J. Rogers Kniffen WWE, explains how the retailer got to this point, and projects how long the pain will last. Plus, the SEC is eyeing new rules for the stock market, Elon Musk is threatening to walk away from his own deal to buy Twitter, and Apple has unveiled some of its newest features for users.  In this episode:Sen. Cynthia Lummis, @CynthiaMLummisSen. Kirsten Gillibrand, @SenGillibrandJan Kniffen, @JRogersKYlan Mui, @ylanmuiJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickCameron Costa, @CameronCostaNY

    Sweetening the Deal for Spirit & Weathering Crypto's Cold Front 6/6/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 25:53

    JetBlue has upped its offer for Spirit Airlines as the battle with Frontier heats up. CEO Robin Hayes explains the new, larger breakup fee offer and shares why he feels shareholders should be happy with this deal. After Coinbase's hiring freeze and Gemini's layoffs, the crypto community could be headed for a “crypto winter.” Forkast founder and CEO Angie Lau says, a contraction is certainly underway. Plus, Elon Musk claims Tesla is overstaffed, Starbucks is closing down a recently unionized store in New York, and gas prices are throwing a wrench in summer travel plans.  In this episode:Angie Lau, @AngieTVLauPhil LeBeau, @LebeaucarnewsJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickCameron Costa, @CameronCostaNY

    Netflix's Bumpy Ride & Buy Now, Pay Later Debt 6/3/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 19:41

    Netflix's volatility continues; despite a bounce in share price this week, the stock is down 66% this year. Gene Munster, Loup founder, discusses his firm's “higher risk, higher reward” investment in the streaming platform and why it's important to get its ad model right. Consumers have taken on a lot of credit card debt this year, and CNBC's Senior Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson breaks down the booming buy now, pay later debt. Plus, Tesla is cutting staff, and crypto firms like Gemini and Coinbase are preparing their teams for a “crypto winter.” In this episode:Sharon Epperson: @sharon_eppersonGene Munster: @munster_geneBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickBrian Sullivan, @SullyCNBCCameron Costa, @CameronCostaNY

    Sheryl Sandberg's Leaving Meta's C-Suite & Elon Musk's Anti-WFH 6/2/2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 31:45

    Sheryl Sandberg is stepping down from her post as Meta Platforms Chief Operating Officer after 14 years. Sara Fischer, Axios media reporter, and Rich Greenfield of LightShed Partners, discuss what this means for the Facebook parent's stock and its future in the metaverse. Elon Musk has ignited another debate: returning to work. Commenting on a Twitter post, Musk said that Tesla executives unwilling to return to office work “should pretend to work somewhere else.” Tsedal Neely, Harvard Business School professor and Tom Gimbel, LaSalle Network founder and CEO, debate the value of hybrid work and education. Plus, Jamie Dimon foresees a hurricane, Chipotle is accepting Bitcoin, and President Biden's hoping to move students out—of debt.  In this episode:Sarah Fischer: @sarafischerRich GreenField: @RichLightShedTom Gimbel:@TomGimbelMichael Santoli: @michaelsantoliBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickBrian Sullivan, @SullyCNBCCameron Costa, @CameronCostaNY

    Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen & Economist Mohamed El-Erian 6/1/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 27:12

    Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says the White House has several strategies that will reduce inflation, which she conceded is too high. In a sit down interview with Becky Quick, former Fed Chair Yellen recaps her meeting with current Fed Chair Jay Powell and President Biden, and she lists efforts aimed at prescription drug costs, the budget deficit, and oil production that could bring down prices. Economist Mohamed El-Erian, Allianz and Gramercy advisor and president of Queens' College, Cambridge, discusses the Federal Reserve and his outlook for interest rate hikes later this year.In this episode:Janet Yellen, @SecYellenMohamed El-Erian, @elerianmBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickBrian Sullivan, @SullyCNBCCameron Costa, @CameronCostaNY

    The Box Office Rebound & A Student Debt Debate 5/31/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 38:38

    Paramount's “Top Gun: Maverick” broke box office records this Memorial Day Weekend. AMC CEO Adam Aron expects moviegoers to continue to return to theaters throughout the summer season, which is good news for all AMC shareholders. The Biden administration is floating a student loan forgiveness plan that has frustrated politicians on both sides of the aisle; Purdue University President Mitch Daniels airs his own concerns. Plus, the EU has committed to a partial ban on Russian oil, and President Biden has laid out his strategy to fight inflation in The Wall Street Journal.  In this episode:Adam Aron, @CEOAdamBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickBrian Sullivan, @SullyCNBCJulia Boorstin, @JBoorstinSharon Epperson, @Sharon_EppersonCameron Costa, @CameronCostaNY

    Special Preview – Born to Rule: When Charles is King from TODAY

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 3:39

    We're sharing a sneak peak of Born to Rule: When Charles is King, a new original podcast from TODAY which asks (and answers) the burning questions about Prince Charles and what he might be like as King. Listen to the first two episodes and follow now: https://link.chtbl.com/BTR_LW

    Navigating the Metaverse: Davos Day 5 5/27/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 18:04

    Forward-looking companies are simultaneously navigating the uncertainty of today's markets while beginning to compete in the ‘metaverse.' Accenture CEO Julie Sweet sits down with CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin at the 2022 World Economic Forum to discuss how her company is using its own metaverse to onboard 150,000 new company employees throughout the year. Andreessen Horowitz also plans to plow billions of dollars into crypto start-ups while digital asset markets are in a rut; the Silicon Valley firm launched the largest crypto fund ever this week, a new $4.5 billion fund to back Web 3.0 projects like crypto and blockchain companies. Arianna Simpson, Andreessen Horowitz general partner, discusses the firm's newest crypto bet.In this episode:Julie Sweet, @JulieSweetArianna Simpson, @AriannaSimpsonAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickCameron Costa, @CameronCostaNY

    Former Ukrainian Boxer Wladimir Klitschko: Davos Day 4 5/26/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 23:27

    At the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, former professional boxer Wladimir Klitschko sits down with CNBC's Sara Eisen to discuss Russia's war in Ukraine. Klitschko explains why he and his brother, Mayor of Kiev, briefly left Ukraine for Davos, and he shares details of life in Ukraine nearly three months after the Russian invasion.In this episode:Wladimir Klitschko, @KlitschkoSara Eisen, @SaraEisenKatie Kramer, @Kramer_KatieCameron Costa, @CameronCostaNY

    Palantir CEO Alex Karp: Davos Day 3 5/25/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 19:27

    At the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, Palantir CEO Alex Karp addresses data's role in global warfare, criticism the company has faced over the years, the risk of nuclear war, Biden's comments on Taiwan and the tech industry. In comments exclusive to this podcast, Andrew Ross Sorkin shares context on the polarizing data analytics company, its founders, and the life habits (sleep!) that keep them all going. In this episode:Alex Karp, @PalantirTechAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinKatie Kramer, @Kramer_KatieCameron Costa, @CameronCostaNY

    Bridgewater Founder Ray Dalio: Davos Day 2 5/24/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 22:29

    Description: At the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, Ray Dalio, founder and Co-CIO of the world's largest hedge fund Bridgewater Associates, addresses rising recession concerns, market volatility, cryptocurrency's value, and finding assets that deliver real return. Plus, Snap issued a profit warning to investors, sending the stock down well over 30% and dragging other tech names down with it.  In this episode:Ray Dalio, @RayDalioJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickCameron Costa, @CameronCostaNY

    Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat: Davos Day 1 5/23/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 20:29

    At the first in-person World Economic Forum since 2020, global leaders gather in Davos, Switzerland to discuss the future of politics, culture, and business. Andrew Ross Sorkin is on the hillside in the Alps for a rare sit-down interview with Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat; they cover fears of an economic slowdown, U.S. content moderation policies, and tech's rough year in the markets. Plus, President Biden says that the U.S. would get involved militarily to defend Taiwan if China tries to take it by force. CNBC's Beijing Bureau Chief Eunice Yoon reports China's Foreign Ministry expressed “strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition” to the remarks, and Yoon highlights the implications of Biden's Indo-Pacific trade pact for foreign investment in China. In this episode:Eunice Yoon, @onlyyoontvJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickCameron Costa, @CameronCostaNY

    Elon's New Headline; Cramer's Urge for the Fed; Monkeypox in the U.S. 5/20/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 23:25

    Health authorities in Europe, the U.S., and Australia are investigating a recent outbreak of monkeypox cases, a rare virus typically confined to Africa. Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former FDA commissioner and CNBC contributor, discusses whether this country's first case of monkeypox is cause for concern, and how the country will handle the latest rise in Covid-19 infections. Business Insider reports that SpaceX paid a flight attendant $250,000 in severance over a sexual misconduct claim made against CEO and founder Elon Musk. Musk tweeted that “wild accusations” against him were untrue, although he didn't specify the allegations. The Squawk Box team discusses Mad Money host Jim Cramer's urge for Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell to act on inflation, aggressively and immediately. Plus, rates for babysitters are rising, and a shoe stock is on the move!In this episode:Dr. Scott Gottlieb, @ScottGottliebMDJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickKatie Kramer, @Kramer_Katie

    Retail's Wreck: Target CEO Brian Cornell 5/19/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 28:35

    The S&P 500 is on the brink of a bear market. Wednesday, the Dow fell more than 1,100 points, marking its worst sell-off in nearly two years. The S&P 500 also suffered its worst one-day decline since June 2020, and the Nasdaq Composite fell 4.7%. Those losses were driven in part by disappointing back-to-back quarterly reports from Target and Walmart that showed higher fuel costs and restrained consumer demand. Target CEO Brian Cornell reacts to the company's first-quarter earnings report and breaks down how consumer spending has shifted as the economy moves beyond the Covid-19 pandemic. Plus, Jan Kniffen, JRK Worldwide CEO, and Aneesha Sherman, senior analyst covering apparel and specialty retail at Bernstein, react to a handful of retail earnings released this week.In this episode:Brian Cornell, @TargetJan Kniffen, @JRogersKJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickCameron Costa, @CameronCostaNY

    Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav 5/18/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 36:39

    In his first interview since the $43 billion dollar media merger, Warner Brothers Discovery CEO David Zaslav shares the company's plan to combine HBO Max and Discovery into one streaming platform. Zaslav also discusses what prompted the company's decision to shutter CNN+ shortly after its launch. Redpoint Ventures founding partner Geoff Yang, who invested early in Netflix, DraftKings, Twilio, and Snowflake, breaks down tech valuations as stocks in the sector come under pressure. Plus, Lowe's missed Wall Street's sales expectations for its first quarter, as cooler spring weather hurt demand for supplies for outdoor do-it-yourself projects.In this episode:David Zaslav, @wbdGeoff Yang, @geoff_yangJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickCameron Costa, @CameronCostaNY

    Wall Street Dramas: JetBlue's Hostile Bid, Elon Musk's Twitter Plan, Jeff Bezos's Pointed Tweets 5/17/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 21:45

    A new SEC filing reveals Elon Musk's original plan to join Twitter's board, and to later abandon that plan in favor of a takeover. Transportation Sec. Pete Buttigieg reacts to JetBlue's hostile takeover bid for Spirit Airlines and Jeff Bezos's pointed tweets at President Biden's economic agenda. Plus, Intel shareholders voted against the company's compensation for its top executives, sending a signal that some Intel investors are closely watching the performance of CEO Pat Gelsinger and the progress of his turnaround plan for the chip giant.In this episode:Pete Buttigieg, @SecretaryPeteBrian Sullivan, @SullyCNBCAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickCameron Costa, @CameronCostaNY

    Ben Bernanke: Inflation, Recession, and ESG with the Former Fed Chair 5/16/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 64:47

    Former Chair of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke weighs in on the US economic recovery from Covid-19, the likelihood of an impending recession, and the Fed's strategy to combat inflation. In an extended, exclusive interview with Andrew Ross Sorkin, Bernanke explains how he uses history to inform his perspective on today's economy in his new book, “21st Century Monetary Policy: The Federal Reserve from the Great Inflation to Covid-19.” Bernanke shares his thoughts on bitcoin and on climate-conscious investments as inflation and oil prices around the world remain high.  In this episode:Andrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickKatie Kramer, @Kramer_Katie

    Elon Musk and Twitter Taking a Break? Coinbase CFO: “We've navigated through crypto cycles” 5/13/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 36:02

    Elon Musk announced today that his Twitter deal is on hold “temporarily” until he receives more information about how many fake accounts exist on the social media platform. In a follow-up tweet a few hours later, Musk added that he was “still committed to the acquisition.” Wedbush's Dan Ives discusses the implications of the tweet and the future of the deal. Coinbase shares hit a new 52-week low on Thursday after reporting revenue that fell 27% from a year ago. Coinbase CFO Alesia Haas addressed these concerns with Andrew Ross Sorkin in a wide ranging interview – Squawk Pod is where you'll hear their full conversation. They discussed the bankruptcy disclosure the company released this week and a major outage yesterday that kept users unable to trade during the worst of the market sell-off. Plus, check out the podcast Monday for an exclusive interview with Former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke! He shares his perspective on the Fed's latest rate hike, inflation, crypto & more.In this episode:Alesia Haas, @coinbaseDan Ives, @DivesTechAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickZach Vallese, @zachvallese

    Streaming's Collapse; Crypto's Decline & Vegan Jerky 5/12/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 35:12

    Bitcoin fell to its lowest in 16 months today, leading a rush out of risk assets, while the collapse of TerraUSD, a so-called stablecoin, underscored the strain on cryptocurrency markets. Bitcoin, the world's largest cryptocurrency, has lost a third of its value in the last eight sessions. Disney reported stronger-than-expected growth in streaming subscribers across all of its media platforms, but the stock fell today after the company warned it's still seeing the impact of Covid on its theme parks in Asia. Puck's Matthew Belloni and Tom Rogers, Engine Media executive chairman and founder of CNBC, react to Disney's latest quarterly earnings report and the streaming wars. CNBC's Robert Frank reports how several corporate insiders and executives managed to avoid the tech wreck with big payouts. WeWork's first-quarter loss narrowed sharply as gross desk sales reached pre pandemic levels with the gradual return of employees in the U.S. to in-person work. Plus, Beyond Meat shares tumbled after it's jerky launch leads to wider-than-expected losses.In this episode:Matthew Belloni, @MattBelloniRobert Frank, @robtfrankAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawk Becky Quick, @BeckyQuickZach Vallese, @zachvallese

    Red-Hot Inflation; Dr Scott Gottlieb: “I do not see China's way out of Covid” 5/11/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 31:10

    Inflation rose again in April, continuing a climb that has pushed consumers to the brink and is threatening the economic expansion. The consumer price index accelerated 8.3% in April, more than the 8.1% estimate and near the highest level in more than 40 years. Bitcoin dropped below $30,000 for the second time this week before turning positive as the hot inflation report causes investors to shun risky assets. Purdue University President, Mitch Daniels, former OMB director and former governor of Indiana, discusses the opportunities facing new college graduates amid the U.S.'s tight labor market. Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former FDA commissioner and CNBC contributor, breaks down China's pandemic response and rising Covid cases in the Northeast. Plus, job cuts at Carvana and Got Milk? Starbucks is under fire from actor James Cromwell for charging its customers extra for vegan milk. That won't do, Starbucks, that won't do.In this episode:Mitch Daniels, @purduemitchScott Gottlieb, @ScottGottliebMDAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickKatie Kramer, @Kramer_Katie

    Former AOL CEO Tim Armstrong: Tech stocks are on sale 5/10/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 29:05

    The technology sector attempted a comeback today after suffering some of the biggest losses in recent weeks. Tim Armstrong, founder and CEO of tech startup Flowcode and former CEO and chairman of AOL, discusses the latest tech sell-off. Shares of Peloton Interactive plummeted 15% after reporting a wider-than-expected loss in the recent quarter. AMC Entertainment posted a narrower-than-expected loss during the first quarter. CNBC's Robert Frank reports Andy Warhol's 1964 portrait of Marilyn Monroe sold for $195 million at Christie's - the second-most expensive piece of art ever auctioned. Plus, turn off your toilet heaters! CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports a few tips the Japanese government has for conserving energy as global demand continues to outstrip supply.In this episode:Tim Armstrong, @tim_armstrongRobert Frank, @robtfrankBrian Sullivan, @SullyCNBCAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickKatie Kramer, @Kramer_Katie

    Inside the Sell-Off; Neel Kashkari; Alexis Ohanian 05/09/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 41:12

    The S&P 500 is at a fresh 52-week low as the market sell-off continues. Minneapolis Federal Reserve President Neel Kashkari says he's confident inflation will come back to normal - though it's taking longer than he expected. His comments come less than a week after the FOMC raised benchmark rates by half a percentage point. The 50-basis-point hike was the largest increase in 22 years and sets the stage for a series of similar-sized moves in the months ahead. Alexis Ohanian, Reddit co-founder and Seven Seven Six founder, breaks down opportunities in the public and private tech sector. Plus, Uber plans to slash spending on marketing and incentives and Dr. Strange ushers in the Summer box office season.In this episode:Neel Kashkari, @neelkashkari@MinneapolisFedAlexis Ohanian, @alexisohanianAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickZach Vallese, @zachvallese

    Job Growth Rises while Labor Force Shrinks, Mike Novogratz; “We are not going to get a soft landing.” 5/06/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 23:55

    April's job growth was strong and wage gains were solid, yet for some reason fewer Americans were working or looking for jobs than in March. Saira Malik, chief investment officer for Nuveen, Nela Richardson, chief economist at ADP, Austan Goolsbee, former CEA chairman and Booth School of Business professor, and Georgetown University's Nada Eissa react to the better-than-expected April jobs report. Peloton is targeting potential investors, including industry players and private equity firms, to take a stake in its business of around 15% to 20% according to The Wall Street Journal. Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz discussed the recent market sell-off, and the future of crypto. Plus, Boeing exits Chicago and Spotify makes a $50 Million investment after shares hit a record low.In this episode:Mike Novogratz, @novogratzNela Richardson, @NelaRichardsonAustan Goolsbee, @Austan_GoolsbeeAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickKatie Kramer, @Kramer_Katie

    Fed Looks Back to Y2K, Bill Gates vs. Elon Musk & Summer Travel Demand 5/05/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 29:04

    Stocks fell sharply Thursday and erased large gains seen in the previous session after the Federal Reserve raised rates by half a point. CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the Federal Reserve's move – and his role in the initial relief rally. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has lined up additional funding for his takeover of social media giant Twitter, according to a new filing. Meanwhile Bill Gates has warned that Elon Musk could make Twitter “worse” after Musk accused him of shorting Tesla stock last month. Facebook parent Meta is slowing the pace of hiring as it reckons with its weakest revenue growth on record and ongoing business challenges, such as Apple's privacy changes and the war in Ukraine. Glenn Fogel, president and CEO of Booking Holdings, breaks down the company's latest quarterly earnings report and summer travel demand. Plus, happy Cinco de Mayo!In this episode:Steve Liesman, @steveliesmanGlenn Fogel, @BookingHoldingsAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickKatie Kramer, @Kramer_Katie

    Lyft's Disappointing Guidance, Elon Musk on taking Twitter Public & The Future of NFT's 5/04/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 39:58

    Uber reported surging revenue during the first quarter as the ride-hailing company said it's recovering from its coronavirus lows and wouldn't have to put up “significant” investments to keep drivers on the platform. CNBC's Deirdre Bosa reported on Uber and Lyft's latest first-quarter earnings report. John Zimmer, president and co-founder of Lyft, also discussed the ride-hailing company's latest quarterly earnings report and broke down how high gas prices are impacting the company and high-cost driver incentives. Elon Musk has told potential Twitter investors that he can return the social media company to public ownership in as little as three years after buying it, according to the Wall Street Journal. Gary Vaynerchuk, founder and creator of VeeFriends, discusses his outlook for the future of nonfungible tokens, or NFTs. Plus, streaming platform Roku is angling to buy a piece of Starz in a bid with Apollo Global Management. In this episode:John Zimmer, @johnzimmerGary Vaynerchuk, @garyveeDeirdre Bosa, @dee_bosaAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickKatie Kramer, @Kramer_Katie

    Paul Tudor Jones Can't Think of Worse Time for Stocks or Bonds 5/03/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 38:18

    Legendary investor Paul Tudor Jones, CIO at Tudor Investments, discusses the Robin Hood Foundation's annual benefit to fight poverty in New York City, markets, the Federal Reserve and more. Jones says he “can't think of a worse environment than where we are right now for financial assets.” Employees at an Amazon warehouse on Staten Island overwhelmingly rejected a unionization effort, a significant victory for the e-retailer a month after a nearby fulfillment center became the first in the country to vote to join a union. A leaked draft of a Supreme Court opinion that would overturn a half-century of abortion rights triggered shock waves in Washington. Plus, Campari sales jumped in the first three months of the year -- as Joe Kernen dreams of an Aperol spritz in the sun.In this episode:Paul Tudor Jones, @ptj_officialAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickKatie Kramer, @Kramer_Katie

    Live From Omaha: Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, & Bill Murray 5/02/22

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 33:56

    Becky Quick highlights the biggest takeaways from the first in-person Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting since 2019. At what's affectionately nicknamed the “Woodstock for Capitalists,” Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger answered hours of shareholder questions about their $40 billion March buying spree, inflation, bitcoin, and why the Robinhood trading app is justly ‘unraveling'. Among the guests at the meeting: actor and comedian Bill Murray, who is also a Berkshire shareholder. In a candid interview with Becky Quick and Mike Santoli, Murray spoke for the first time about the complaints of inappropriate behavior on the set of the movie, ‘Being Mortal,' and its subsequent pause in production. He reflects on the evolution of his own comedy and on life lessons in perpetual learning from Buffett and Munger. For the full live stream of the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting, exclusively available on CNBC, watch all 6 hours, here: https://www.cnbc.com/brklive22/. In this episode:Mike Santoli, @michaelsantoliAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickKatie Kramer, @Kramer_Katie

    Countdown to the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting 4/29/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 32:46

    Amazon shares fell as much as 12% after the company gave revenue outlook for the current quarter that fell short of Wall Street's estimates. It could mark Amazon's worst day since January 2014 if the losses hold through the close. Apple shares also dipped after management said supply chain constraints could hinder fiscal third-quarter revenue. Toni Sacconaghi, Bernstein senior research analyst, reacts to Apple's latest quarterly earnings report. Brooks Running CEO Jim Weber joins Becky Quick in Omaha ahead of Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting to break down how the company is navigating supply chain woes and more. For exclusive coverage of the 2022 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting, with appearances from Bill Murray, Jimmy Buffett, and the Oracle of Omaha himself, tune into CNBC.com Saturday, at 9:45 am ET: https://www.cnbc.com/brklive22/. In this episode:Jim Weber, @brooksrunningAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickCameron Costa, @CameronCostaNY

    Twitter's Atwitter & Meta's A-Moving 4/28/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 28:13

    Ford is cutting 580 U.S. salaried and contract employees as it restructures to focus on EVs. The automaker also reported a net loss of $3.1 billion in the first quarter, largely due the loss in value of a 12% stake in electric vehicle start-up Rivian Automotive. Facebook parent Meta surged 15% after the company reported better-than-expected profit in the first quarter. Rich Greenfield, LightShed Partners co-founder, breaks down how the platform is evolving, and how Mark Zuckerberg's attitude has shifted. Archegos founder Bill Hwang is free on bail after being formally charged over accusations of a massive stock market fraud. Elon Musk's bid for Twitter remains contentious, particularly among employees; Alan Guarino, Korn Ferry vice chairman, Tsedal Neeley, Harvard Business School professor, and CNBC's Jon Fortt discuss Elon Musk's recent tweet criticizing Twitter's top lawyer, and whether Musk's leadership style will drive current Twitter employees away. As a reminder, you can watch Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholders meeting on April 30 on CNBC.com! The Omaha, Nebraska, event gives shareholders a chance to hear Buffett and Munger discuss investing and their economic and life outlooks.In this episode:Jon Fortt, @jonforttTsedal Neeley, @tsedalRich Greenfield, @RichLightShedAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkCameron Costa, @CameronCostaNY

    Tech Trades & the Archegos Margin Call in the Courts 4/27/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 22:56

    U.S. stocks rose in volatile trading today after the Nasdaq Composite closed yesterday at a new low for the year, attempting to rebound from a tech-led sell-off in April. Archegos Capital Management's owner, Bill Hwang, and its former chief financial officer, Patrick Halligan, were arrested today in connection with the implosion of the family office last year. The men are being charged with racketeering conspiracy, securities fraud and wire fraud, according to a statement from the U.S. district court. Companies including Texas Instruments and Deutsche Bank are out with new warnings about the potential impact of the Covid outbreak in China. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports Beijing is currently winding down its city wide testing and Shanghai is expected to lift the lockdown measures. Meanwhile, former FDA commissioner and CNBC contributor, Scott Gottlieb, says China does not have a Covid endgame and will see rolling lockdowns for the “foreseeable future”.In this episode:Eunice Yoon, @onlyyoontvScott Gottlieb, @ScottGottliebMDAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickCameron Costa, @CameronCostaNY

    The $44 Billion Buyout 042622

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 29:06

    Twitter has accepted Elon Musk's $44B buyout deal. Musk, adamant that Twitter champions free speech, will take the company private. Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt discusses what Musk's idea of free speech means for a safe, productive virtual town square, and investor Kevin O'Leary shares why this move might bring many former Twitter users back to the platform. One noticeably absent former Twitter user: Donald Trump. According to our own Joe Kernen's conversation with the former President, Trump won't be among the tweeters returning to the fold under Elon's watch. Plus, Fidelity will now allow bitcoin in your 401(k).  In this episode:Jonathan Greenblatt, @JGreenblattADLKevin O'Leary, @kevinolearytvAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickKatie Kramer, @Kramer_Katie

    Market Pressures, the Takeover Bid, & Unemployment Lows 4/25/22

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 31:16

    In France, President Macron is celebrating victory, American diplomats will return to Ukraine, and all across the globe, markets are under pressure. In Washington, DC, the Biden administration is working to get more Democrats on board for the President's tax plan; White House Council of Economic Advisors member Jared Bernstein defends different aspects of the wealth tax, the current voting breakdown, and the dynamic between America's tight labor market and its inflation. Twitter shares jumped on reports the company is nearing a deal with Elon Musk that could be announced as soon as Monday. Former SEC Chairman Jay Clayton weighs in on Musk's Twitter takeover bid and Wall Street's concerns. In this episode:Jared Bernstein, @econjaredAndrew Ross Sorkin, @andrewrsorkinJoe Kernen, @JoeSquawkBecky Quick, @BeckyQuickKatie Kramer, @Kramer_Katie

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