Episodes
Download the “65 Investment Terms You MUST Know to Reach Your Financial Goals In The Shortest Time Possible” for FREE by going to https://TodaysMarketExplained.com/ Trust us, this free gift will be your cheat sheet for reaching your financial goals in the shortest time possible! This episode’s guest is Kelly J. Price (KPrice@WintrustMortgage.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/kelly-j-price-8266423). You probably remember the great mortgage crisis of 08-09, which may have had a devastating...
Published 07/26/21
Download the “65 Investment Terms You MUST Know To Reach Your Financial Goals” for FREE by going to https://TodaysMarketExplained.com/ Trust us, this gift will be your cheat sheet for reaching your financial goals in the shortest time possible! Follow @TodaysMarketExplained on TikTok, Instagram, and YouTube to see short videos of all the best and most valuable moments from this episode! Connect with Brian Kasal and TME: To see the complete show notes, specific links to everything...
Published 07/13/21
Tom Hardin (@canterburytom) joins us to talk about the current volatile state of the investment market, where it’s heading, and what best decisions to make to keep us on track. With the rest of the world slowly getting out of the pandemic, where is the market heading?  Bill Himmelstein (@T__A__G_) also joins us this week to talk about the future of commercial real estate. Are we really transitioning to a hybrid workforce? Or will we soon realize why we have office spaces in the first place?...
Published 06/28/21
With the economy now recovering from the pandemic, the consequences of the government’s stimulus plans are coming to light.  Will people get back to work anytime soon?  Will America’s economy suffer from a large-scale crisis?  In this episode, FourStar Wealth CEO Brian Kasal and FourStar Wealth Director of Development Christopher Reardon discuss the country’s growing debt, inflation, commodities, and market power. Download the “65 Investment Terms You MUST Know To Crush Your Financial Goals”...
Published 06/08/21
*For a Free Investment Consultation please go to https://FourStarWealth.com/contact-us, email Contact@FourStarWealth.com or call at 800-888-5164!  This episode’s guest is Angus Baker, the Chief Information Officer of Montego Minerals.  He’s here to show how the market responds to the oil industry, and why one should invest in it.  As the world starts to recover from the pandemic, know the expected trends, growths, and risks in the production of oil and natural gas.  In a broader sense, learn...
Published 05/17/21
*For a Free Investment Consultation please go to https://FourStarWealth.com/contact-us, email Contact@FourStarWealth.com or call at 800-888-5164! This episode’s guest is Neil Green (https://JaboyProductions.com/). Investing is always an adventure, but you don’t have to grab a machete and hack through the jungle of commodities, cryptocurrency, alternative investment, etc. alone. There are experts out there to help you do your due diligence and make the right decisions for you and the people...
Published 05/03/21
*For a Free Investment Consultation please go to https://FourStarWealth.com/ , email Contact@FourStarWealth.com or call us at 800-888-5164! The economy has been in a Goldilocks state since the pandemic started.  With all the news about inflation, unemployment, and disruption in the supply curve, what is there to expect as vaccination initiatives start to roll out? Then we talk with David Lebovitz (linkedin.com/in/davidlebovitz), a Global Market Strategist at J.P. Morgan to discuss these...
Published 04/22/21
On this FourStar Podcast: The Bull market asset classes are currently highest ranked and the real safe secure asset classes are the lowest ranked so the market is signaling we are in a Bull market. With the market so high are we headed for a crash? We also touch on NFT's. We are then joined by special guests Beau Epperly and Robert Elam of IGF Green Cannabis Growing to discuss the future of the Cannabis growing industry.
Published 04/06/21
On this FourStar Podcast: Major asset class moves, including an upward trend in commodities. We also discuss recent economic data and how inflation expectations are causing volatility in the equity markets. We are then joined by special guest Jeremy Schwartz, Global Head of Research for WisdomTree, who will discuss his view on future expectations for the markets.
Published 03/19/21
On this FourStar Podcast: We delve into recent mixed-up economic numbers and digest the volatility spilling into the bond markets. We also walk through the commodity markets and the impact that recent winter storms could play in this arena. Then, hear a special interview with Murray Peretz, CEO and founder of Spectrum Real Estate Properties, on the current state of commercial office space in the Chicago market.
Published 02/23/21
On this FourStar Podcast: We dissect recent economic numbers and the impact that new policies could have on the markets. We also delve into the next big move by the Reddit group ‘WallStreetBets’ and Bitcoin reaching new highs. Then, listen as we are joined by Economist and Advisor Robert Barone and Josh Barone of Universal Value Advisors.
Published 02/12/21
On this FourStar Podcast: We discuss the current market trends and what impact the new administration could have on financial policies and tax rates.  We also walk through the recent GameStop short squeeze and what it means for the market.  We are then joined for an interview with famed Angel Investor Jeff Carter.
Published 01/29/21
On this FourStar Podcast: A new administration begins in a New Year- hear about the economic factors affecting the market outlook.  Then hear about the growth of the restaurant industry from special guest Beverly Raphael Altman, CEO & Chairwoman of RCC Associates, a build-out specialist and respected commercial contractor for restaurant, retail, and hospitality construction across the country.
Published 01/23/21
On this FourStar Podcast: Hear about the market status as we enter 2021 and what impact the new administration may have.  We also dissect the new Bitcoin Mania that has gripped the market and the causes for its dramatic rise.
Published 01/15/21
On this FourStar Podcast: Get a pulse on the market and the overall economy as a worldwide vaccine rollout begins in earnest.  Then listen in on the state of the restaurant industry from special guest John Buchanan, Founding Partner and President of national restaurant consultants, Lettuce Consulting Group and Senior Vice President of Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, one of the nation’s leading restaurant groups.
Published 12/18/20
On this FourStar Podcast: The market continues to rise, despite worsening economic numbers.  Then, listen in on a special interview with Charles "Chuck" Self, CIO and COO of iSectors, an ETF Investment Strategist, as he gives perspective on precious metals, including gold, silver, platinum and palladium.
Published 11/30/20
On this FourStar Podcast: We give a post-election market review and talk about what may lie ahead for the economy. After the main podcast we interview special guests and FourStar advisors, economist Bob Barone and Josh Barone, as they share their views on the state of the market and the economy.
Published 11/13/20
It’s a Spooky FourStar Podcast: Recent volatility in the market is causing quite a Fright! What could be the main drivers of it? We also unpack the latest economic information and talk a bit about the upcoming election and what to expect- we promise no Tricks, just the Treat of the FourStar Podcast!
Published 10/30/20
On this FourStar Podcast: We unpack the latest 3rd quarter economic trends and discuss the Federal Reserve investigating the adoption of a Cryptocurrency. On the international front, a surprising GDP number out of China, that goes along with a possibility for the largest IPO ever. After the main podcast we interview David M. Lebovitz, Executive Director and Global Market Strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
Published 10/23/20
On this FourStar Podcast: we walk through how economic data is playing into the upcoming election and market volatility. We then discuss the Chinese stock market and the movement of the Chinese yuan vs the U.S. dollar, as well as the first country to potentially default from the pandemic. Listen to this and more on The FourStar Podcast!
Published 10/16/20
On this episode of The FourStar Podcast we discuss some of the major layoffs announced by major companies, along with unpacking some of the latest economic numbers. We will dissect the volatility bond and stock market and how long it could continue. At the end of this podcast we are joined by Laura Ellis and Tripti Kasal who will discuss what they are seeing in the residential real estate market during the Covid-19 Pandemic.
Published 10/09/20
On this FourStar Podcast: a digest of the latest economic news and financial markets. We discuss some early signs of the COVID impact on the commercial real estate market and much more. After the show we will be joined by special guest Barbara Ellis-Racic, Executive Vice President at Corporate Real Estate Solutions in Chicago, for a conversation on what she is seeing in the commercial real estate space.
Published 10/01/20
On this FourStar Podcast: we discuss recently released COVID data, as well as the historical rise in the technology sector and how it led to the latest massive IPO.  After the podcast, we interview Raymond Sullivan, a CPA and FourStar Advisor working out of Crestwood, Illinois.
Published 09/18/20
On this FourStar Podcast: The national debt will surpass U.S. GDP and oil hits a 3-month low. We also discuss the divergence between equal weighting and capitalization weighting and the impact it can have on overall returns.
Published 09/11/20
On this FourStar Podcast: Positive new economic data and leadership changes in an asset class.  We also look at the impact Hurricane Laura will have on gasoline prices, how millennials are beginning to drive the housing market and end with an interview with FourStar Advisor James Kirchner.
Published 08/28/20