Monthly Archives: April 2013

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What You Can Learn from Hipsters

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by James Poulos to discuss the need for bigger families, the Locust Economy and Radicaltarianism.

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Is Our Divergent Market About to Crash?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the divergence between a rising market and stumbling economy, what history tells us about what may happen next and if we are forever stuck in a zero interest world.

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After Earnings, a Look at Apple in the Post-Steve Jobs Era

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the Q1 GDP numbers, Apple's earnings report and if they can still innovate in the post-Steve Jobs era.

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It’s Time for a Real Guest Worker Program

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Alex Nowrasteh to discuss the need for a more robust guest worker program, the Gang of Eight proposal and whether or not he thinks something can pass that will help immigrants and businesses.

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Coffee & Markets Number 800: Does Austerity Work?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the controversy around a leading economic theory about debt and GDP, yesterday's Twitter inspired flash crash of the markets and we thank our listeners as we reach show number 800.

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Obamacare Sponsor Admits It’s a Train-Wreck

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss the problems with implementing Obamacare, the administrations ad blitz to promote the program and who admitted that it's a train-wreck.

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Online Sales Tax: Regulation Without Representation

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Curtis Dubay to discuss the push for online sales tax legislation, how it serves as regulation without representation and the handful of states that may try to block today's vote in the Senate.

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Should We Go Back to a Gold Standard?

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the argument for a gold standard, the perils that it would bring and living in a Ben Bernanke world.

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Jim DeMint Talks Immigration

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by former Senator Jim DeMint to discuss the balance of liberty and security, the Gang of Eight immigration plan and how to make the immigration system work.

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How the West Really Lost God

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Mary Eberstadt to discuss her book How the West Really Lost God, the decline of the American family unit and how birth control and divorce have led to the declining influence of religion.

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Two Perspectives of the Boston Marathon Terror Attack

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by a runner who crossed the finish line just moments before the explosions to discuss her first-hand account of the tragedy. Then terrorism expert Andrew McCarthy will give us his analysis of yesterday's attack, how federal officials will investigate it and what psychological effect it may have on the American public.

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Gold Plunges and Housing Prices Rise

On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the dropping price of gold, the Dish bid for Sprint, and the potential problems with the rise of housing prices.