Barron's Streetwise

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Get the lowdown on high finance each week with Barron’s columnist Jack Hough. Business leaders and trendspotters, insights and absurdities—this is Wall Street like you've never heard before.

Episode Date
How to Spot Stock Market Bubbles
Renowned value investor Jeremy Grantham weighs in on "unbearable levels of ecstasy"--and why stocks could lose 50%.
Jan 15, 2021
Where's Jack Ma?
What the Alibaba founder's sudden absence says about investing in China. Plus, here comes inflation.
Jan 08, 2021
Are We MMT-ing Yet? (Rebroadcast)
Economist Stephanie Kelton says soaring deficits aren't a problem. Has she converted her critics? (First published 07/17/20.)
Jan 01, 2021
Bitcoin, Dividends, Tech Overload--Listener Questions
Jack answers your questions in this special holiday episode. Plus, the dark side of elves.
Dec 25, 2020
DraftKings CEO Has Amazon Aspirations
The online gambling company's plan for growth. Plus, how to (not) buy insurance.
Dec 18, 2020
How Square is Cashing In. Plus, IPO-Palooza
Square CFO Amrita Ahuja on Cash App's viral growth. And Jack talks DoorDash, Airbnb, and bubble tea.
Dec 11, 2020
Time to Sell?
Behavioral economist Richard Thaler on investor overconfidence. Plus, a Wall Street strategist says vaccines could bring a peak for stocks.
Dec 04, 2020
Why Tesla's up 500% This Year
Elon Musk's company looks more like Apple than a car maker. Plus, the outlook for restaurants is changing.
Nov 27, 2020
Paintings For Profits: Should Investors Buy Shares of Art?
Masterworks CEO on Monet for the masses. Plus, a finance professor sees selection bias in art.
Nov 20, 2020
Visa CEO Al Kelly On the Future of Payments
Also, Jack has thoughts on stocks, vaccines, tech antitrust, leaf blowers, and Smurfs.
Nov 13, 2020
Listener Questions: 11% Yields, Guacamole, 401(k) Withdrawals
The podcast is on vacation, but Jack answers questions and sings some low notes.
Nov 06, 2020
How Nasdaq Inc Beat the Nasdaq 100
Adena Friedman, CEO of the stock exchange owner, talks about fast growth in non-trading revenue. Plus, Jack peeks at a Christmas shopping forecast.
Oct 30, 2020
Who's Afraid of Inflation?
Jack talks with a market strategist and an economic forecaster about whether prices will surge, and what it means for stock returns.
Oct 23, 2020
Mark Cuban on Sports and TV. Plus, 5G iPhone Stuff
Jack talks with the Shark Tank star and Dallas Mavericks owner about entertainment and investing.
Oct 16, 2020
LabCorp CEO Talks Covid Testing and Treatments
Plus, the founder of Whole Foods on pandemic shortages and obesity. And Jack eyes Airbnb's IPO.
Oct 09, 2020
Introducing: A New Season of The Readback
The Readback from Barron's brings you a new season featuring stories about Nintendo, Microsoft, 3D printing and more -- exploring why some companies, ideas, and industries thrive, while others fail to meet their promise. Subscribe to The Readback wherever you listen to podcasts.
Oct 08, 2020
Life of an Activist Short Seller
Carson Block at Muddy Waters Research on betting against stocks. Plus, Jack discusses the outlook for value stocks.
Oct 03, 2020
Private Equity For the Not-So-Rich
Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman on the appeal of alternative investments, as new rules open access. Plus, factor investing.
Sep 25, 2020
Reed Hastings on Netflix's Secret Sauce
Plus, Jack talks cars and small cap stocks.
Sep 18, 2020
Nikola's Wonderful, Worrisome Week
Founder Trevor Milton talks with Jack about hydrogen trucks and a new GM deal, while a short-seller dents the stock.
Sep 11, 2020
Biotech, Solar, and Hot Dogs--Listener Questions Answered
What's the best way to size up drug stocks? Does solar's outlook remain bright? Is a frank on a bun a sandwich? Jack has thoughts.
Sep 04, 2020
An Election Dispute Could Rattle Stocks. Plus, The Future of Movies
Why Jack is cutting stock risk. And IMAX CEO Richard Gelfond talks about the return to the big screen.
Aug 28, 2020
The Dean of Valuation Talks Tesla -- and College Tuition
NYU's Aswath Damodaran weighs in on how much investors should pay for Tesla and Amazon, and says the price of a college degree could crash.
Aug 21, 2020
Are Stocks Melting Up? Plus, the Pet Economy Has Legs
Zoetis CEO Kristin Peck and Credit Suisse strategist Jonathan Golub weigh in. Also, Jack on SPACs.
Aug 14, 2020
Tik Tok and the Tech Titans
With other tech giants facing antitrust scorn, Microsoft could walk away with a social media gem. Is that a good thing? NYU professor Scott Galloway weighs in.
Aug 07, 2020
Bitcoin v. Gold v. the Wobbling U.S. Dollar
Is the greenback's recent slide the start of a bigger move, and what should investors make of gains for cryptocurrencies and precious metals?
Jul 31, 2020
Smoke Break for Ethical Investors
As cash pours into do-good investments, Philip Morris is trying to clean up its image. Can a cigarette maker go ESG?
Jul 24, 2020
Are We MMT-ing Yet?
Economist Stephanie Kelton says soaring deficits aren't a problem. Has she converted her critics?
Jul 17, 2020
Bob Iger on Disney after Coronavirus (Rebroadcast)
Disney executive chairman on how the coronavirus will change theme parks, movies, and streaming. (First published 4/10/20.)
Jul 10, 2020
Chipotle's Back. Also, Who Needs REITs?
The burrito chain's CEO on culinary changes, the pandemic response, and growth potential. Also, Jack takes on real estate.
Jul 03, 2020
Nvidia Takes on Tesla
Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang on how the chipmaker has parlayed video game success into supercomputing dominance. Next up: Autonomous driving.
Jun 26, 2020
Good News on Covid Treatments. And What's the Deal With Dave Portnoy?
Jack talks with Gilead Sciences CEO Daniel O'Day, and weighs in on a day-trading celebrity.
Jun 19, 2020
Are Home Buyers Heading to the Suburbs?
Yale economist Robert Shiller and the CEOs of broker Redfin and homebuilder Taylor Morrison. Plus, Jack rants about gold.
Jun 12, 2020
Mohamed El-Erian on Stocks, Bitcoin, and Zombies
Good news: The economy is reopening. Bad news: A top economist says Fed overreach could produce scary results.
Jun 05, 2020
Time for Travel? Plus: Bowling's Back
An analyst upgrades Southwest Airlines, and the CEO of Booking Holdings talks hotels. Also, post-Covid bowling is two comeback stories in one.
May 29, 2020
Vacation Edition: Jack Answers Listener Questions
Questions about airlines, Uber, a stock market bubble, and globalization on this special edition of Barron's Streetwise hosted by Jack Hough.
May 22, 2020
TV's Sink Or Stream Moment
ViacomCBS CEO Bob Bakish on soaring demand for streaming; why advertising will come back; and what makes Pluto TV the company's secret weapon.
May 15, 2020
Pizza and Hard Seltzer: The Quarantine Combo
How the lockdown is affecting booze and takeout. Plus, a conversation with Rob Lynch, CEO of Papa John's.
May 08, 2020
Slack and Okta: Work-From-Home Winners
The CEOs of Slack and Okta talk about what the Covid-19 pandemic means for cloud business software.
May 01, 2020
The Week Oil Got Weird
Chaotic trading in crude oil, what it means for the energy sector, and why tankers are sitting pretty.
Apr 24, 2020
Crisis Hits the Car Business, Again
Ford CEO Jim Hackett and Wall Street analysts discuss how the pandemic will change the car industry.
Apr 17, 2020
Disney after Coronavirus
A temperature check before entering Disney World? In the Barron's Streetwise podcast, Disney executive chairman Bob Iger on how the coronavirus will change theme parks, movies, and streaming.
Apr 10, 2020
Retail After the Pandemic
How the coronavirus will accelerate a reckoning for America's stores. Plus, CVS CEO Larry Merlo on testing and telehealth.
Apr 03, 2020
The Search for a Covid-19 Treatment
Jack Hough speaks with Regeneron CEO Dr. Leonard Schleifer and Wall Street biotech analyst Dr. Yaron Werber. Plus, a bagel store selling toilet paper. Barron's Streetwise is a weekly podcast from Barron's. Produced by Mette Lützhøft.
Mar 27, 2020
Coming soon: Barron's Streetwise
In Barron's Streetwise, a new weekly podcast from Barron's, Jack Hough talks with business leaders, influencers, market experts -- to provide insights and context around trends we should be watching. In the first episode, Jack interviews Leonard Schleifer, CEO of biotech company Regeneron, who says we could have a treatment for Covid-19 "quickly." Watch this feed for the full episode in the days ahead.
Mar 25, 2020