The Big Explainer
What is Modern Monetary Theory?
We talk to Kevin Loane, Senior Economist at Fathom Consulting, about one of the main topics of conversation within economic circles, Modern Monetary Theory.
December 10, 2020
What is the Impact of Options on the Equity Market?
We look at how options activity can have a material impact on equity markets.
December 02, 2020
What is LIBOR?
We talk about the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR). Businesses across the economy will have loans or mortgages that were referenced off LIBOR.
November 16, 2020
What are Precious Metals?
We talk about the precious metals market. Although silver and gold have been grabbing the headlines, there is more to the precious metals market than just these.
November 13, 2020
What are Corporate Bonds and Loans?
We shed some light on corporate bonds and loans. The corporate debt market is one of the largest financial markets, but also one of the least well-known parts of the financial framework.
November 12, 2020
What are Inflation and Deflation?
Roger Hirst explains the controversial topic of inflation. It's very difficult to pigeonhole something that impacts different people in different ways.
October 07, 2020
What are Fund Flows?
We talk about fund flows. Understanding fund flows helps us understand asset price performance, but first we need to know how these fund flows are calculated.
September 01, 2020
What are Carbon Markets?
Roger Hirst explains what carbon markets are, also known as emissions markets, and who is trading them, and what is actually being traded?
July 27, 2020
What is Infrastructure?
Roger Hirst explains how infrastructure has changed. Whilst originally in the realm of governments, it has increasingly become an investment class for private investors.
July 16, 2020
What is Alternative Data?
Roger Hirst is joined by multiple guests to explain what alternative data is and how it is being used in the world today.
June 08, 2020
What is ESG and Why Does it Matter?
ESG is the hottest theme in world finance right now but what exactly does it mean? Here is a very simple explanation.
February 17, 2020