How The MINI Cooper Lost Its Cool

In 2002, one of the most influential cars in automotive history made a triumphant return to the United States. But less than two decades later, many in the car world are asking what many is still doing here. The tiny English car gave the world a revolutionary design that boosted the British car industry and […]

What Fuels Oil and Gas Prices? (w/ Diego Parrilla)

DIEGO PARRILLA: My name is Diego Parrilla, I’m a mining and petroleum engineer from Spain. I did my masters in Mineral Economics in the Colorado School of Mines and the French Institute of Petroleum in Paris. I spent pretty much half of my career on the investment banking side with some of the leading global […]

Why Global Military Spending Is On The Rise

Global military spending is on the rise. That means more and better equipped soldiers on land more warships at sea and more high tech fighter jets in the skies. In 2018, worldwide, military spending hit 1.8 trillion dollars. It has reached the highest point since us at SIPRI have started compiling world data over the […]

Why US Airports Are So Bad

Singapore’s Changi Airport is considered by many travelers to be the best in the world. Have a long layover? Stop by the butterfly garden or catch a Disney film at the airports movie theater. In Qatar’s Hamad Airport for a few hours? For about 50 bucks, travelers can swim laps in a 25 meter indoor […]

Is A Recession Inevitable?

If I had to pick up a date for the next recession, it would be sometime in 2020. So you can certainly make the case that there’s a lot of areas where things look a bit unsettled. The fact of the matter is people are looking and saying, I don’t feel like it’s any easier […]

🔴 How Climate Change Affects Corn & Soybean Prices (w/ Shawn Hackett)

JAKE MERL: Welcome to Trade Ideas. I’m Jake Merl, sitting down with Shawn Hackett, President of Hackett Financial Advisors. Shawn, great to have you back on the show. SHAWN HACKETT: It’s always good to be here. JAKE MERL: Let’s get right into it. What are we talking about today? SHAWN HACKETT: We’re talking about a […]

Tesla Solar Roof v3 & why Tesla Energy could be huge

In the third quarter Tesla earnings call, they dropped a lot of great financial news for the company. You’ve probably seen some of the excellent coverage on the financials from different news and social media channels, but as exciting as it is to see Tesla hit profitability this quarter, the announcement of Solar Roof 3.0 […]

Tesla Solar Roof v3 & why Tesla Energy could be huge

In the third quarter Tesla earnings call, they dropped a lot of great financial news for the company. You’ve probably seen some of the excellent coverage on the financials from different news and social media channels, but as exciting as it is to see Tesla hit profitability this quarter, the announcement of Solar Roof 3.0 […]

Tesla Solar Roof v3 & why Tesla Energy could be huge

In the third quarter Tesla earnings call, they dropped a lot of great financial news for the company. You’ve probably seen some of the excellent coverage on the financials from different news and social media channels, but as exciting as it is to see Tesla hit profitability this quarter, the announcement of Solar Roof 3.0 […]

Why Station Wagons Are More Popular In Europe Than America

Wagons away Hi, I’m Jack Smith and right now, it’s station wagon savings time in the west. Time to hit the trail in high style with all a will comfort, but only a Rambler station wagon can give you. The station wagon was once a fixture of American family life. It was a common sight […]