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Coronomics with Matt Starolis
57 minutes | Jun 2, 2020
Episode 11 chronological topic map: Simple stories can belie the truth The fabric of my character Small-mindedness and the abuse of power The principle of symmetry Social hierarchies and fairness The nuance of nonverbal language Meeting a professional standard Amy Cooper: A to Z in 60 seconds The absence of leadership The incongruence of what we've been taught to what we experience Upping the level of discourse Forcibly removing the knee Recorded June 1, 2020.
39 minutes | Jun 1, 2020
Us Versus Them
Episode 10 chronological topic map: An international reach Social experiences gain shape An ageless dichotomy: Us vs them What makes for a healthy market place? Society does the heavy lifting Coronavirus is a hoax? A new risk calculus for life US and China The Eurozone from within What is creativity? Recorded May 29, 2020.
50 minutes | May 19, 2020
No Free Lunch
Episode 9 chronological topic map: Peeking behind the curtain Why do we follow the law anyway? Frustration and confusion sets in Bill Gates: The greatest second act in modern America? The fog of uncertainty: Where are we? Global food.. supplied Alternative energy and artificial meats get a lift The oil markets adjust The markets and economy separate The Big Discussion: How do equity markets work? Thrive vs survive The explosion of debt as efficient capital allocation Survive so you have the opportunity to thrive Risk as deviation from goal Thank you to our listeners Recorded May 11, 2020.
41 minutes | May 13, 2020
Chronological topic map for episode 8: Has it really been an interesting week? Making sense of markets with the benefit of hindsight The Fed's mandate and manipulations Speaking superficially Conceptual shortcuts The best risk manager: an informed self Risk is sooo not sexy State finances: no deficit to run The Big Discussion: Inflation, deflation, stagflation Japanese stock indicies The many different and possible futures Recorded May 3, 2020.
61 minutes | Apr 27, 2020
Stimulus or Life Support?
Episode 7 chronological topic map: Cognitive burden and easing the others' pain How does anxiety drive the creative process? What does Coronomics mean? Opportunistic gambit: A (not-so)secret about this show and my motivation The things that matter and the things we discuss "If only the world knew what I knew" fallacy Compare and Contrast: Commodities and Equities The farmer's market: "spot" vs futures markets The oil supply-demand imbalance How does the oil price go negative and what does that mean? The market dynamics of oil storage How synthetic ETFs track prices Vocab booster: contango, backwardization and contract roll The reality of global hunger The liability of a low savings rate Commercial real estate has a bumpy ride to go How REITs work How do you prepare for an asteroid? Phase II? The narratives that matter Recorded April 26, 2020.
46 minutes | Apr 20, 2020
Cruising the High Sea of Thought
Episode topic list, in chronological order: Hank Paulson pops up to defend globalization Multiple curves manifesting Excusing others for their failures Homebound baristas (and what's it got to do with the price of cheese, err, beans?) Migrant labor and global farming at risk Is the TV breaking such a bad thing if it means the repairman is going to take it apart? There's a lot of opacity in global finance, even for "authorities" Coronomics show ideas going forward Anxiety and uncertainty, when the reference narrative becomes questionable A thesis for resiliency Thought experiment: (re)opening the (cruising) economy Painting a revised reference narrative Dining out at a distance Thanks for your support! Recorded April 18, 2020.
38 minutes | Apr 13, 2020
The Swap is Hot
Episode 5 of Coronomics with Matt Starolis topics include: Does it even matter what you call this? Being real about physical distancing and its toll Masks are here to stay for a bit Matt's weekly grocery update The inherent tension between delivery services and labor Did the global financial crisis serve as a training camp for the coronavirus? What are swap lines and what function do they perform? The allocation of pain, suspended Faith in your fellow citizen? Fun feedback, we love it! Recorded April 12, 2020.
31 minutes | Apr 2, 2020
Trillion with a 'T'
Episode 4 cursory topic list: The biggest thing from the last week Watch out for bozos How do you measure stress in credit markets? Differences with the 07-08 credit crisis What happened to moral hazard? How do you placate the crowd? Trillion with a 'T' How long does $2.2T last? Open, legal bribes? The natural world vs the economy Matt gets cynical Salute to the parents Finite resource allocation When liquidity becomes solvency (or always was) Kicking the can Listener feedback and our show format Universal basic income begins? What will the politicians do as November inches closer? Matt's recent grocery shopping experience Creamy vs crunchy Recorded March 30, 2020.
77 minutes | Mar 23, 2020
The Freedom to Choose
Some of the many issues touched on this episode include: Getting perspective Matt's grocery run The look-ahead script Global firefighters Layoff wave building Societal responsibility Adults in the room only please Knock on trickle up effects? Thought experiments and conundrums Markets staying open (correction: The Philippine, not Thai, markets had closed) How do global leaders see the world? Government stimulus attempts How does the fed work? Throwback to the TARP program The corporate paper market Musing on the new normal The Bretton Woods agreement Misguided share buybacks? Lines of credit drawn down Mainstream news that we consume Being mindful of my tone Looking inward and being resilient Pray for strength, not ease Viktor Frankel's beautiful insight Recorded: March 18, 2020
16 minutes | Mar 23, 2020
Bonus: Interview with Dave Farrow
Matt chats with Dave Farrow, Sr Director or Information Security at Barracuda Networks, regarding the new working from home normal. Dave also shares how important it is that leaders imbue a sense of purpose in others during uncertain times.Dave Farrow on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dave-farrow/Recorded: March 19, 2020.
71 minutes | Mar 20, 2020
Complexity Breeds Uncertainty
In this 2nd episode we touch on a number of ideas, among them:World news is (usually) like a soap opera. Strategic Risk Management. The 24 hour news cycle. Matt shares a interesting story about Walt Disney and Oswald the Rabbit. (Mortimer was Mickey's original name, btw) We discuss where to find great journalism. Is it true a British accent doubles your IQ? We further explore the world economy as a race car analogy. Design tradeoffs in engineering. Complex, adaptive, dynamic systems and emergent behaviors. Nobody sees reality perfect. Recalibrating expectations and the associated pain. Using energy practically. The emotional dimension to uncertainty and change. Taking a pit stop vs blowing the engine. Elected officials and independence. Leaders who assert vs those who prefer to be a white knight in shining armor. We don't get to be the exception to what we think are society's ills. Knock-on aspects in the NFL. The non-mic work that goes into actually making a podcast. Putting in the work. Timely vs timeless content. Me and you. Find me on Twitter. (@mattstarolis) My dog, Dahboo, has his 3rd birthday. And we finally leave you with some Insight into animal cognition through the games we play.Enjoy!Recorded March 15, 2020.
49 minutes | Mar 17, 2020
A Knock in the Engine
In this first episode we touch on topics including: An economic lens Where's the master architect? What does development have in common with financial engineering? Super size me The world economy as a high-performance machine LTCM Adapting to life with the Fed put Transformative events and changing terrain Listen to me because.. Who am i? The curious kid with a chip on his shoulder The CFA exams Mental models My first earthquake Dahboo!
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