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The Readback

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Rank #108 in Investing category

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Investing
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In 15 minutes, we take you inside a Barron's story, exposing the forces that shape investing today - and how it impacts your portfolio.

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In 15 minutes, we take you inside a Barron's story, exposing the forces that shape investing today - and how it impacts your portfolio.

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Excellent!

By schramers - Oct 05 2018
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Love this, can't wait to hear more!

Greast listen

By Drewski Puh - Oct 05 2018
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Very informative, very well produced. Can't wait to hear more!

iTunes Ratings

104 Ratings
Average Ratings
79
9
3
6
7

Excellent!

By schramers - Oct 05 2018
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Love this, can't wait to hear more!

Greast listen

By Drewski Puh - Oct 05 2018
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Very informative, very well produced. Can't wait to hear more!
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The Readback

Latest release on Feb 19, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: 15: Apple's Next Act

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Host Alex Eule is joined by Barron's tech reporter Tae Kim to talk about how Apple lost its way and where it goes from here.

The Readback is a weekly financial podcast from Barron's.

Jan 09 2019

15mins

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Rank #2: 29: CVS Wants to Transform Health Care

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Avi Salzman is joined by Barron's senior writer Jack Hough to talk about how CVS is reshaping itself to become a central hub in the U.S. health care system. The Readback is a weekly, financial podcast from Barron's.

Apr 17 2019

12mins

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Rank #3: 21: Let's Talk Pot Stocks

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Host Alex Eule is joined by Barron's senior writer Bill Alpert to talk about the hottest topic in stock investing: pot.

The Readback is a weekly, financial podcast from Barron's. Hosted by Alex Eule and produced by Mette Lützhøft.

Feb 20 2019

14mins

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Rank #4: 53: TV's Streaming Moment

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You're going to be hearing an awful lot about television streaming in the coming weeks. Years after Netflix began the streaming revolution, the company is finally getting real competition. In the latest episode of The Readback, Jack Hough joins host Alex Eule to talk streaming-and which companies are likely to win (and lose) in the months ahead. Produced by Mette Lützhøft.

Oct 24 2019

19mins

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Rank #5: 54: Bears on The Rise

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Nicholas Jasinski joins host Alex Eule to talk about Barron's latest Big Money Poll-and why institutional investors are as cautious about stocks-and politics-as they've been in 20 years. Produced by Mette Lützhøft. Published on Oct. 30, 2019.

Oct 30 2019

12mins

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Rank #6: *Special Edition* The Barron's Roundtable

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For at least four decades now, Barron's has assembled some of the top names in investing every year for what we proudly call the Barron's Roundtable. Every January, the conversation fills many pages of our magazine, spread across two issues.
There's always plenty to talk about but this year's Roundtable felt particularly momentous. The group of 10 prominent investors convened just days after the worst December for stocks since 1931. There was worry about things like debt, trade, tech disruption, and politics.
In this special edition episode of the Readback, Alex Eule takes you inside the room for Barron's annual investor Roundtable.

The Readback is a financial podcast from Barron's. Hosted by Alex Eule and produced by Mette Lützhøft. Lauren R. Rublin is managing editor, Roundtables and Special Projects, at Barron's.

Jan 19 2019

8mins

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Rank #7: 20: Blaming Buybacks

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Corporate stock buybacks have always received attention from investors but suddenly they're a part of the mainstream conversation. Politicians on the left and right-from Bernie Sanders to Marco Rubio -have targeted stock buybacks as they think about ways to address wealth inequality and tax reform. But how much are buybacks really to blame for society's ills?

In this episode of The Readback, Alex Eule is joined by Barron's associate editor Andrew Bary to discuss the suddenly hot topic of stock buybacks and whether politicians from both sides of the aisle are right to target buybacks as they seek to close the wealth gap.

The Readback is a weekly, financial podcast from Barron's. Hosted by Alex Eule and produced by Mette Lützhøft.

Feb 13 2019

11mins

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Rank #8: 44: The Unpopular Case for Oil Stocks

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Andrew Bary joins host Alex Eule to discuss why energy stocks are so unloved and how the weak sentiment could offer a big opportunity for investors. The Readback is a weekly, finance and business podcast. Hosted by Alex Eule and produced by Mette Lützhøft. Published 08/21/2020.

Aug 21 2019

12mins

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Rank #9: Special Episode: The Myth of the Tulip Bubble

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In a pilot episode for a new Barron's podcast, host Sarah Green Carmichael gets the scoop on the Dutch tulip bubble-not the myth, but the real story (which is just as fascinating). Guest: Anne Goldgar, professor at University College London. Please email MetteLutzhoft.Jensen@barrons.com with comments or suggestions.

May 08 2019

12mins

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Rank #10: 11: The Subscription Revolution

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In this episode of The Readback, Avi Salzman talks with Alex Eule about the revolution of subscriptions. The Readback is a weekly, financial podcast from Barron's.

Dec 12 2018

10mins

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Rank #11: 5: Permission To Panic

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It's been a painful month for stocks and the volatility shows no real signs of abating. While financial advisors' first bit of advice is always to sit tight and not worry, sometimes that's easier said than done.

In this week's episode of The Readback, Alex Eule talks to Barron's Jack Hough, whose latest feature gives readers permission to explore their emotions a bit. Even panic.

The Readback is a weekly, financial podcast from Barron's. The show is hosted by managing editor Alex Eule and produced by Mette Lützhøft.

Oct 31 2018

14mins

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Rank #12: 28: 5G Is So Close, Yet so Far Away

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Host Alex Eule is joined by Barron's Jon Swartz who just got an exclusive demo of a 5G network in Dallas. The test got Jon thinking more about 5G's big potential and the long road that's still ahead.

Apr 10 2019

12mins

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Rank #13: 52: Why Interest Rates Are Going Negative (Rebroadcast)

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The Readback team is taking a quick break. We'll be back with a new episode next week. In the meantime, we've selected one of our favorite episodes to re-release:
Anyone with a savings account is familiar with the impact of low interest rates. The most generous savings accounts in the U.S. barely pay 2%. Bonds aren't a whole lot better. But in Europe and much of the world, interest rates are not just low -- they're actually negative. Matt Klein joins host Alex Eule to explain. First published on October 16, 2019.

Jan 01 2020

14mins

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Rank #14: 63: Get Ready to Pay Up, Consumers

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2019 was a banner year for stocks, but it's possible that it was an even better time for consumers. It was, of course, the year for food delivery, one-day shipping, ride-sharing, and streaming -- great services at bargain-basement prices. Tech reporter Tae Kim joins Alex Eule to discuss whether these new offerings are all too good to be true -- and how long they will last. Producer: Mette Lützhøft.

Jan 08 2020

15mins

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Rank #15: 34: How Credit Cards Beat Big Tech

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Host Alex Eule is joined by Barron's tech reporter Tae Kim to discuss his cover story on how payment companies Visa and Mastercard have staged a rare victory against big tech. Produced by Mette Lützhøft Jensen.

May 29 2019

12mins

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Rank #16: 38: Can The Fed Stop A Recession?

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Host Alex Eule is joined by Barron's deputy editor Ben Levisohn to talk about why investors focus on the Federal Reserve above all else. Published on June 26, 2019.

Jun 26 2019

12mins

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Rank #17: 62: Tesla vs. the Minivan

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Everyone loves to talk about electric cars. And, based on the success of Tesla, it seems like everyone wants to drive one. The strange thing is no one really wants to buy them. Less than 2% of the cars sold in the U.S. this year were electric. This week, Alex Eule talks to Barron's Jack Hough about whether - after years of false starts - we might finally be on the cusp of the electric car revolution. Produced by Mette Lützhøft.

Dec 24 2019

15mins

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Rank #18: 37: What Makes a Great CEO?

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Host Alex Eule is joined by Jack Hough to talk about how to define great leadership and Barron's latest list of best CEOs.

Jun 19 2019

12mins

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Rank #19: 25: Is Boeing Getting a Pass?

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In this episode of The Readback, Alex Eule is joined by senior writer Al Root to talk about Boeing and the issues with its 737 MAX jet. Are investors giving the company a pass?

Mar 20 2019

13mins

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Rank #20: 26: Google's Big Bet on Gaming

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Host Alex Eule is joined by tech reporter Tae Kim to discuss Google's ambitious new strategy to bring gaming to the cloud.

Mar 27 2019

12mins

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