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By: Tom Haugh

This is NOT typical business news - this is a GREAT TALK SHOW that focuses on business, providing real financial information, market analysis, and breaking news right from the trenches of the trading day. This fun, information packed and sometimes-irreverent program is just the thing for active investors who need to get information about what to expect from Wall Street.

Stumped The Karl
Last Friday at 2:44 PM

Kevin O’Neill joins The Chief for our first hour talking Chevron’s large earnings, the economics of the chip shortage, and much more marketplace chat! For our second hour Karl Denninger hops on to continue the market chat and more.


In The Midnight Hour
Last Wednesday at 2:16 PM

The weather outside is frightful, but the conversation is oh so delightful. Kevin O’Neill leads off our first hour to talk on bellwether for Microsoft, Pullman, updates in stocks and more. For our last hour, we’re joined by John Flannigan and Michael Murphy to talk on classified documents, War in Ukraine and the military industrial complex.


Master Classified
Last Tuesday at 2:13 PM

Chicago attorney, Brendan Cournane, leads off talking classified documents. Joel Elconin of Benzinga talks Big Ten hoops before previewing earnings. Kenny Polcari, Chief Market Strategist at SlateStone Wealth and a contributor to Fox Business, continues the markets conversation. Professor of Economics, Dr. Hal Snarr, calls in for the final hour to talk economics, credit card debt, and much more.


Comedy and Commodities
Last Monday at 2:27 PM

Local AG market expert Greg Pappas is in-studio to start us on current stock trends and more. John Flannigan talks on the history of humor, resale of pharmaceuticals, and the upcoming Chicago mayoral race. For out last half hour, we’re joined by our real estate “guru” Nancy Long-Graham to talk on Bears, mortgages rates, housing and more.


The Game of Ukraine
01/20/2023

Kevin O’Neill joins The Chief for our first hour talking economics, recent news and college sports. Michael Murphy joins the conversation to discuss the war in Ukraine. For our second hour, Karl Denninger of Market Ticker hops on to talk the market, Ukraine, and much more!


Crime and (Maybe) Punishment
01/19/2023

For our first hour, Lou Michels joins The Chief discussing the combination of sports and political views, the predatory tactics of sports gambling companies, and how college coaches can deal with crime. At the start of the second hour, Dan Johnedis, President & CIO of Cratus Capital LLC, joins to talk on today’s market. Finally, John Flannigan closes out our show talking gun control, crime and more.


Numbers Don’t Wash
01/18/2023

Kevin O’Neill leads off our first hour to talk on the Bears’ possible move to Arlington Heights, Making sense of the modern workforce, and big pharma. For our last half, we’re joined by Professor Russell Rhoads to talk on eclipses, Davos, college courses and much more.


Leading Indicators
01/17/2023

Chicago attorney, Brendan Cournane, leads off talking MLB offseason and the economic decisions owners are weighing before handing out long-term contracts. Chief and Matty Weber continue the pro sports conversation. Professor of Economics, Dr. Hal Snarr, calls in for the final hour to talk education and much more.


Not So Classified
01/13/2023

Kevin O’Neill joins The Chief for our first hour talking economics, the president’s handling of classified documents, and a bit of sports chat. For our second hour, Karl Denninger of Market Ticker hops on to discuss various topics in the news, and more market chat.


A Pain In The Gas
01/12/2023

For our first hour, Lou Michels joins The Chief discussing the potential gas stove ban, Biden’s mishandling of classified documents, and updates on the war in Ukraine . At the start of the second hour, Dan Johnedis, President & CIO of Cratus Capital LLC, joins to talk on today’s market. Finally, John Flannigan closes out our show continuing the market chat , talking politics, and much more!


One Percent of the One Percent
01/11/2023

Kevin O’Neill leads off our first hour to talk on FTX, college football, the definition of recession and hexagonal math. For our last half, we’re joined by Professor Russell Rhoads to talk on the upcoming semester, advice for loan officers, FTX trouble, the semi-conductor industry and other current stock trends.


Inflated Hopes
01/10/2023

Chicago attorney, Brendan Cournane, weighs in on the proposed assault weapons ban and the latest goings on in the House of Representatives. Joel Elconin of Benzinga recaps last night’s college football National Championship game before talking retail stocks. Kenny Polcari, Chief Market Strategist at SlateStone Wealth and a contributor to Fox Business, talks recession, inflation, and much more. Professor of Economics, Dr. Hal Snarr, calls in for the final hour to talk weather patterns, economics, and the Chicago Bears’ offseason plans.


Take Me To Your Leader
01/09/2023

Local AG market expert Greg Pappas is in-studio to start us on current stock trends and more. John Flannigan talks on super market politics, House GOP’s speakership vote. Karl Denninger of Market Ticker jumps in to speak on the intricacies of Wi-Fi and much more. John and Audrey join forces for our last half hour to talk on mortgages, loans, and housing.


No No Cash Bail Law
01/05/2023

For our first hour, Lou Michels joins The Chief discussing the house speaker election, updates on Chicago’s no cash bail law, and more. At the start of the second hour, Dan Johnedis, President & CIO of Cratus Capital LLC, joins to talk on today’s market. Finally, John Flannigan closes out our show continuing the market chat and much more!


Handing Out Assignments
01/04/2023

Kevin O’Neill leads off our first hour to talk on Blackhawks, prison reformation, data analytics, and much more. In our last half, Russell Rhoads joins us to talk on Ivy Tech, most used phrases of 2022, college options, and current stock trends.


System of Moral Hazard
01/03/2023

Chicago attorney, Brendan Cournane, leads off discussing last night’s terrifying scene at the Bills vs. Bengals game. Joel Elconin of Benzinga recaps his disappointing experience at the Fiesta Bowl before previewing 2023 markets. Kenny Polcari, Chief Market Strategist at SlateStone Wealth and a contributor to Fox Business, talks short ribs and 2023 markets. Professor of Economics, Dr. Hal Snarr, calls in for the final hour to talk economic theory, Federal Reserve policy, and much more.


Just Like The Rest of 2022 – In The Crap-o
12/30/2022

For our last episode of 2022, Kevin O’Neill joins The Chief for our first hour talking economics with a side of politics. Michael Murphy joins in to talk college football and more. For our second hour, Karl Denninger of Market Ticker hops on to discuss the market, answer a variety of questions from the Chief, and much more!


Doing Time Is Money
12/29/2022

For our first hour, Lou Michels joins The Chief discussing recent market changes, Chicago’s no cash bail law, and more . At the start of the second hour, Dan Johnedis, President & CIO of Cratus Capital LLC, joins to talk on today’s market. Finally, John Flannigan closes out our show talking immigration and much more!


Your Government Sponsor
12/28/2022

Kevin O’Neill leads off for hour one talking college bowl season, supply chain management, and term limits. Russell Rhoads is in-studio with his daughter Maggie talking George Santos, China, and more before previewing 2023 markets.


Into the Great Wide Open
12/27/2022

Chicago attorney, Brendan Cournane, leads off talking ‘pay for play’ in the wild west of college recruiting. Joel Elconin of Benzinga previews this weekend’s college football playoff. Kenny Polcari, Chief Market Strategist at SlateStone Wealth and a contributor to Fox Business, previews end of year markets. Professor of Economics, Dr. Hal Snarr, calls in for the final hour to talk China, end of year markets, and much more.


Dreaming Of A Less White Christmas
12/23/2022

On this cold and snowy episode, Kevin O’Neill kicks off our first half hour talking economics with a side of politics. For our second hour, Karl Denninger of Market Ticker hops on discussing the market, the passing of the 1.7 million spending bill, and more.


I Don’t Have The Jurisdiction
12/22/2022

For our first hour, Lou Michels joins The Chief discussing recent market changes, foreign military spending, and Russia’s view of the war in Ukraine. At the start of the second hour, Dan Johnedis, President & CIO of Cratus Capital LLC, joins to talk on today’s market. Finally, John Flannigan closes out our show talking increased living costs, and much more!


One Moves With the Other
12/20/2022

Chicago attorney, Brendan Cournane, leads off discussing the political landscape heading into the holidays. Joel Elconin of Benzinga talks market-timing strategies. Kenny Polcari, Chief Market Strategist at SlateStone Wealth and a contributor to Fox Business, continues the markets talk. Professor of Economics, Dr. Hal Snarr, calls in for the final hour to talk natural gas, Federal Reserve policy, and much more.


Technical Difficulties
12/19/2022

Unfortunately, due to a computer crash, there was no live show on Monday, December 19th. We apologize for the inconvenience and plan to talk to you LIVE tomorrow morning.


I Walk The (Red) Line
12/16/2022

Kevin O’Neill kicks off our first half hour talking Chicago crime and homelessness. Michael Murphy joins the conversation to talk the World Cup games and chat on the market. Karl Denninger of Market Ticker hops on for our second hour discussing the market, oil and electricity, and more!


A Circle Jerk World
12/15/2022

For our first hour, Lou Michels joins us discussing recent market changes, vaccines and political influences on them, Hunter Biden and more. Dan Johnedis, President & CIO of Cratus Capital LLC, joins to talk on today’s market. Finally, John Flannigan closes us out our show talking on Hunter Biden, government corruption, and much more.


Babe In The Woods
12/14/2022

The Chief and Kevin O’Neill start the show talking on inflation, Chicago politics, FTX and more. Later, Russell “The Professor” Rhoads calls in to discuss the economy, philosophy of American life and a possible recession in the near future.


Politics Ain’t Bean Bag
12/13/2022

Chicago attorney, Brendan Cournane, leads off talking FTX before previewing the Chicago mayoral race. Chief and Matty Weber talk MLB offseason. Dr. Hal Snarr calls in for the final hour to talk economics, the CPI Number, and much more.


Make Money Not War
12/09/2022

Kevin O’Neill kicks off our first hour talking military economics, recent market trends, and more. Michael Murphy joins the conversation to continue discussing military economics and give his predictions on the World Cup games. Karl Denninger of Market Ticker hops on for our second hour talking weapons of war, politics, and much more.


Trading Stocks and Prisoners
12/08/2022

Lou Michels calls in for hour our first hour discussing college football, and some of its many changes over history, theories on the origins of Covid-19, and more. Dan Johnedis, President & CIO of Cratus Capital LLC, joins to talk on today’s market. Finally, John Flannigan closes us out with a discussion on the prisoner swap to release Brittney Griner, the effect of drug addictions, and more.


The Spoils of Illinois
12/07/2022

Chief and Kevin O’Neill start our show off talking on NCAA, personifying stocks and the current market. Later, Russell Rhoads calls in to discuss the economy of College, the FIFA World Cup, and the embargo on Russian oil.


Cutting or Pumping
12/06/2022

We’re all oiled up today. Chicago attorney, Brendan Cournane, leads off on the embargo of Russian oil. Joel Elconin of Benzinga talks on finalists for the Heisman Trophy and more on the EU Oil Embargo. Kenny Polcari, Chief Market Strategist at SlateStone Wealth and a contributor to Fox Business, joins us to talk on natural gas prices. Professor of Economics, Dr. Hal Snarr, calls in for the final hour to talk on Bitcoin and more on oil.


Everybody’s Affected
12/05/2022

Agricultural guru Greg Pappas is in-studio talking Bitcoin, clean energy policy, and much more. John Flannigan calls in to talk commercial real estate in Chicago. Michael Murphy talks World Cup and college football’s new playoff structure going into effect in 2024. Audrey Johnson closes the show talking mortgage rates and housing prices.


Good Bye O’ Diesel
12/02/2022

Kevin O’Neill joins our first hour talking recent news, Covid policies in China, and much more. Gregg Pappas joins for a short while to discuss the new policies on biofuel and their effects on the market. Karl Denninger of Market Ticker hops on for our second hour to continue talking Covid, government policies, the prevention of a railroad strike and more!


Railroaded
12/01/2022

Lou Michels calls in for hour our first hour discussing the development of new weapons across the world and their effect on the war in Ukraine. Dan Johnedis, President & CIO of Cratus Capital LLC, joins to talk on today’s market and inflation. John Flannigan closes us out with a discussion on the market, politics, and the history of railroad companies’ power in the U.S.


Use Your Caboose
11/30/2022

Kevin O’Neill joins us via telephone to talk on labor strikes, train economics, and current market trends. Meanwhile, Michael Murphy joins in the conversation to talk on the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Later, Russell Rhoads calls in to discuss China’s “Zero Covid” policy, more on the national railroad strike and insight into the current housing market.


Printing to Cover
11/30/2022

Chicago attorney, Brendan Cournane, leads off previewing Chicago’s mayoral race. Joel Elconin of Benzinga basks in Saturday’s Michigan win over Ohio State. Kenny Polcari, Chief Market Strategist at SlateStone Wealth and a contributor to Fox Business, joins us to talk $AAPL, China and much more. Professor of Economics, Dr. Hal Snarr, calls in for the final hour to talk college football and economic indicators.


A Wise Man Sells
11/28/2022

Consider the gains and grains this morning with Greg Pappas, who joins us to talk on NCAA Football and AG market. Later, John Flannigan calls in to talk about market volatility, Elon Musk’s stock holdings, Silicon Valley housing market and much more. Lastly, we’re joined by “housing guru” Nancy Long-Graham to talk on mortgages and housing value in 2022.


The College Machine
11/23/2022

In light of our upcoming Thanksgiving break, It’s a quadruple feature today! Kevin O’Neill joins us via the airwaves to talk on money supply and incentives in collegiate sports. Karl Denninger of Market Ticker joins in the conversation to talk on Musk’s acquisition of Twitter and much more. The professor, Russell Rhoads calls in to discuss college expenses and post-pandemic economy. Finally, we’re joined by President & CIO of Cratus Capital LLC, Dan Johnedis to talk on today’s market and more.

We’ll be back on the air next Monday, November 27th at our usual time...


Feast Week
11/22/2022

Chicago attorney, Brendan Cournane, leads off talking transfer portal and NIL in college sports. Joel Elconin of Benzinga previews #3 Michigan vs. #2 Ohio State. Kenny Polcari, Chief Market Strategist at SlateStone Wealth and a contributor to Fox Business, joins us to talk holiday markets. Professor of Economics, Dr. Hal Snarr, calls in for the final hour to talk FTX, cryptocurrency, and much more.