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
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
Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield on how the company can thrive in the new work-from-home economy. Plus, Okta chief Todd McKinnon on growth potential in the cloud.
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 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