RTHK Radio | Hong Kong Today | January 17, 2022 Barry and program host Samantha Butler discuss Fed chairman Jerome Powell’s confirmation hearing, including his assertion that high inflation poses a threat to maximum employment. Listen Continue reading Can the Fed Steer Inflation onto a Downward Path Without Tanking Stocks?
RTHK Hong Kong Radio | Money Talk | January 12, 2022 Host Peter Lewis leads a discussion with Societe Generale’s Michelle Lam, Wall Street Journal’s Quentin Webb in Hong Kong and Barry in Washington. Listen Continue reading Powell Testimony, Can Monetary Policy Be Tightened Without Causing a Market Sell Off?
RTHK Radio | Money Talk | January 5, 2022 Host Peter Lewis discusses the subjects above and more with Barry and Hong Kong analysts Andrew Freris and Marc Michelson. Listen Continue reading The Strong Dollar and a Fed That is Likely to be Cautious in Raising Interest Rates
My mid-December prediction that Elizabeth Holmes could walk free from her fraud trial in San Jose missed the mark. Thank goodness. The jury took its task very seriously, deliberating for more than a week before finding the Theranos founder guilty on four of eleven counts. Legal talking heads suggest that even after appeals she is likely to spend some time in jail. Clearly, the high … Continue reading Elizabeth Holmes Trial Revisited
RTHK Hong Kong | HK Today | January 3, 2022 Host Samantha Butler and Barry discuss the topics above in the program’s final segment. They also touch on Covid and the Fed’s pivot to fighting inflation. Listen Continue reading President Biden’s 2021 Victories and 2022 Challenges, and the Resilient US Economy