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Interview with Professor Miles Kimball

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Miles Kimball hops on this edition of the Benzinga Podcast to talk about how he became a university professor and what negative interest rates have to offer.

Meridian Equity Partner's Jonathan Corpina

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Jonathan Corpina talks about how he unexpectedly ended up at the NYSE, common factors he sees in new and successful companies, and how Brexit is effecting the Fed.

The Disciplined Investor's Andrew Horowitz

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Andrew Horowitz, host of The Disciplined Investor and founder of Horowitz and Company, comes on The Benzinga Podcast to talk about his origins in business in finance, the implicit aspects of creating a successful business, and the state of the U.S economy.

Reuters MuniLand's Long on Jefferson County bankruptcy chances

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Reuters MuniLand blogger Cate Long discusses the history of the swaps deal at the heart of Jefferson County's financial troubles, the prospect for a debt haircut vs. an outright bankruptcy, and implications for the broader muni market.

TABB Group's McPartland on swap execution facilities and the debt ceiling

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TABB Group principal and director of fixed income research Kevin McPartland discusses the SEF provisions in Dodd-Frank and gives his outlook for U.S. Treasuries post-debt ceiling debate.

Standard Chartered's Green discusses China municipal debt, inflation, growth, and a Chinese view of the debt ceiling debate and QE3

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Standard Chartered China analyst Stephen Green: "In five years time when we call the banks to stop lending, we're going to have a problem."

Domini's Kanzer on social investing, fracking, corporate campaign funding, and the financial crisis

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Domini Social Investments managing director and general counsel Adam Kanzer discusses the firm's investment strategy and how shareholder activism with regard to their portfolio companies generates alpha.

BGB Securities' Yake on Dunkin Donuts IPO, restaurant stocks

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BGB Securities analyst Sam Yakes covers a lot of restaurant stocks. While current valuations may be a bit rich for his value investor taste, he likes the company's outlook for a number of reasons, not least of all their solid business model, charismatic leadership, and large private equity stake.

Nilson Report's Robertson on mobile payments

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Nilson Report publisher David Robertson discusses trends in mobile payments, NFC, and the iPhone 5.

Brett McDonnell on Dodd-Frank, Keynesian vs. Austrian responses to financial crises

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University of Minnesota Law School professor Dr. Brett McDonnell discusses a recent paper wherein he compares libertarian and liberal responses to financial crises, and gives his view on Dodd-Frank through this prism.

Bloomberg's Yueh on conflicting central bank mandates

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Bloomberg TV economics correspondent Linda Yueh discusses discrepancies in the policy mandates of certain central banks, particularly between the Financial Policy Committee and the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England.

Investigative reporter Kelly Carr on Cheyenne's 'House of Secrets' and corporate secrecy in America

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Reuters broke the story of 2710 Thomes Avenue, the small house in Cheyenne, Wyoming that is "home" to more than 2,000 companies. Benzinga Radio had the chance to chat with Carr on the details of her investigation and the United States' surprising emergence as a haven for corpoarate secrecy.

Foundry Group's Feld on financial literacy for entrepreneurs and social media trends including Zynga and Google+

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Foundry Group co-founder and managing director Brad Feld discusses his new book, "Venture Deals: How to Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist," and his attempt to empower the entrepreneurial community with a higher level of financial literacy.

Threadless CEO Thomas Ryan on the future of Threadless, Atrium, social media

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Threadless CEO Thomas Ryan discusses the Threadless growth story, including the exciting new Atrium initiative, as well as social media trends and how to stay on top of them.

Capstone's Meeks on LNKD valuation, social media bubble

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Capstone Investments senior internet analyst Paul Meeks explains why he is the only guy on the Street with a sell rating on LNKD, citing excessively high valuations. Meeks thinks we could see a bubble in social media last until some of the bigger players like Facebook and Twitter come to market.

Dennis Gartman on the unraveling eurozone and the end of the gold party

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Dennis Gartman, author of the Gartman Letter, discusses an impending eurozone breakup and says the gold in euros trade has become too crowded.

David Zetland discusses water economics in the United States

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Wageningen University water economist David Zetland, author of the new book entitled "The End of Abundance: Economic Solutions to Water Scarcity," explains free market pricing solutions to the threat of increased water scarcity in the U.S.

STRATFOR'S Papic on Italy and Spain debt fears, Greece, and the irrelevance of ratings agencies

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STRATFOR Senior Eurasia Analyst Marko Papic breaks down market fears over Italian and Spanish political crises and debt loads, discusses the latest out of Greek bailout talks, and explains the reason why credit ratings agencies have been relegated to uselessness in the eurozone.

Oakland Institute's Mittal on GS and JPM's Africa farmland jaunt

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Oakland Institute founder and executive director Anuradha Mittal details the institutional investments being made in African farmland right now as investment banks and sovereign wealth funds move to sweep up property on the cheap while driving up land and food prices.

UMKC's Black and Atlantic Equities' Lewis discuss BAC settlement

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UMKC professor of economics and former senior regulator Bill Black and Atlantic Equities partner Edward Lewis offer a cautious outlook on Bank of America despite recent optimism as a result of its recently-announced $8.5 billion mortgage settlement.

MSNBC's Ratigan discusses U.S. privatization of public assets

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MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan gives the lowdown on the deals that are awesome for banks and sovereign wealth funds while terrible for American taxpayers, describing the situation as analogous to giving up our birthright for a bowl of soup.

Evercore Pan-Asset's Aldous discusses dropping synthetic ETFs

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Evercore Pan-Asset CEO Christopher Aldous explains the boutique UK investment firm's decision to drop synthetic ETFs from the majority of its portfolios, citing pressure from investors.

Former L.A. Times editor O'Shea discusses his new book, "The Deal from Hell"

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Former L.A. Times editor James O'Shea discusses his new book, "The Deal from Hell," giving an inside look at the Times-Mirror acquisition by the Tribune Company in 2000.

Bianco Research's Bianco explains how companies game earnings announcements

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Bianco Research president Jim Bianco: "The companies are gaming the system and the analysts are willing to play along."

TD Economics' James Marple previews personal income data

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TD Economics senior economist James Marple discusses weak personal income data in the context of inflationary pressures and broader economic conditions.

NYU Stern's Altman on Italy sovereign risk

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NYU Stern Professor of Finance and creator of the Altman Z-Score Robert Altman discusses longer-term debt issues in Italy as well as probable outcomes in Greece and Spain.

Interfluidity's Waldman discusses Janus case and securities fraud

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Interfluidity author Steve Randy Waldman explains the implications of a recent Supreme Court reversal on Janus Capital Group, Inc. v. First Derivative Traders, protecting fund management companies from securities fraud lawsuits due to the legal structure of the funds.

Republican presidential candidate Gary Johnson discusses the economy, health care, financial regulatory reform

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Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson: "My point is that both parties can share in our collective 'here is where we're at financially,' but I'm believing that only Republicans are capable of fixing it. That's what I'm signed up here to be a part of."

Peterson Institute's Kirkegaard on why Greece should kick the can one more time

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Peterson Institute for International Economics research fellow Jacob Kirkegaard explains why buying time with another bailout for Greece is the best way forward.