Wall & Broadcast
About This Show
Wall & Broadcast invites you inside the untold, little understood stories of Wall Street. With unparalleled access to industry insiders, and hosted by an ex-spy and a former boy band member turned finance experts, we deliver insightful interviews, hilarious asides, intriguing stories, and historical perspective on this seemingly untouchable industry that touches everybody.
Most Recent Episode
1: Are the Markets Rigged?
There’s an undercurrent in our mainstream culture today, a prevailing sense that our financial markets are rigged. This zeitgeist has existed very strongly since the crash of 2007/08. Some may know very little about how the markets operate and yet they tend to harbor at least a seed of doubt; ‘maybe the markets are rigged – I would believe it if they were.’ Others, who are more fluent in the language of the markets - for example, a hugely popular former presidential candidate, a best selling author, various politicians and regulators, even many market participants themselves - say regularly and emphatically that the markets are rigged or at least that they constitute an un-level playing field. We wanted make sense of this question and see whether there’s a clear answer…