Archive for October, 2015


AMA 129 – Thumbtack Sharing Economy, Associate Director at the White House economic adviser to Senator Mitch McConnell with Jon Lieber

Jason Hartman talks with Jon Lieber, Chief Economist & Policy Research at Thumbtack about the entrepreneurial state of the USA, the sharing economy and more. Key Takeaways: [5:01] The ability of entrepreneurs to find ways to improve society that we didn’t see we needed [10:31] What’s going on with governmental regulation in the sharing economy […]

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AMA 128 – The United States Economic Status with Megan Greene, Chief Economist of Manulife & John Hancock Asset Management

Jason Hartman talks about the current state of the American economy, stock market and housing market with Megan Greene, Chief Economist of Manulife & John Hancock Asset Management. Key Takeaways: [4:06] If high frequency traders really bring liquidity into the market [10:57] The cure all for our economic inequalities, and why you’ll never see it […]

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AMA 127 – Raving Capitalist & Stock Investing For Dummies with Paul Mladjenovic

  Paul Mladjenovic is a CFP, national seminar leader, author and consultant. Since 1981, his specialties have been investing, financial planning and home business issues. Paul has written Stock Investing For Dummies (all four editions), Zero-Cost Marketing, Precious Metals Investing For Dummies, the Job Hunter’s Encyclopedia and the latest book, Micro-Entrepreneurship For Dummies. Key Takeaways: […]

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AMA 126 – Who Gets What and Why, The New Economics of Matchmaking & Market Design with Alvin Roth

  Jason Hartman talks with Alvin Roth, Craig & Susan McGaw Professor of Economics at Stanford and author of “Who Gets What and Why” Key Takeaways [5:28] – what aspect of the real estate market surprises him the most [11:45] – The market of organ donation [16:24] Repugnant Transactions [20:51] Government’s role in contracts [24:56] […]

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AMA 125 – The Rich Don’t Pay Tax! … or Do They? with John Gaver

Jason Hartman talks with John Gaver, editor and publisher of Action America and author of “The Rich Don’t Pay Tax! … or Do They?” Key Takeaways: [5:11] What the left is doing that’s making people vote with their feet [11:15] What data to look at that isn’t corrupted by politicians and economists [15:52] Discussing the […]

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