In the second edition of this monthly podcast-show the Canadian financial analyst Rob Kirby and the financial journalist Lars Schall talked about: tightened rules regarding redemptions of Money Market Funds; Europe sleepwalking toward imminent disaster; the LIBOR scandal.
By Lars Schall
Here’s the podcast, recorded Tuesday, July 31, 2012:
The topics / stories we were talking about are:
1. Still Think That Money Market Fund Is “Cash”?, Dollar Collapse
2. Europe is sleepwalking towards imminent disaster, warn top economists, The Daily Telegraph
3. LIBOR rigging is just the tip of the iceberg, Gold Seek
The podcast at Soundcloud:
Rob Kirby, who is the publisher of the “Kirby Analytics Newsletter“ and a consultant to the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee (http://www.gata.org/), was born 1960 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He studied Economics at York University in Toronto. Upon completion, he went to work in the Bay Street, the financial district in Toronto. He served on an institutional trading desk for most of the 1980s and right up until 1996. For 11 years he worked at Prebon Yamane, an international inter-dealer broker, and one year at Freedom Bond Brokers (now part of Cantor Fitzgerald). Afterwards he spent two years at Garban Inc., another inter dealer bond brokerage in Toronto. In 2002, he went to work for Investor’s Group, the largest Mutual Fund Company in Canada, and stayed there up until 2004, when he resigned to write about the markets. His website is: http://www.kirbyanalytics.com/. Mr. Kirby lives in Toronto, Canada.