Consuelo Mack WealthTrack
This series provides trustworthy, understandable advice about building and protecting wealth over the long-term. Host Consuelo Mack brings together the best minds in the business world to help Americans build long-term diversified portfolios in stocks, bonds, annuities, real estate, insurance, art and collectibles. Following in-depth discussion of the week's big economic stories and trends, guests recommend their picks for the "one investment" every investor should own in a long-term diversified portfolio. Each episode highlights an "Action Point," one 'to-do' item to help achieve financial security.
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack Previous Broadcasts
Financial Thought Leaders: James Grant (Episode #914)
KQED World: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 8:30 AM
A rare interview with influential "Financial Thought Leader" and financial historian James Grant, founder and editor of Grant's Interest Rate Observer. Anchor and Managing Editor Consuelo Mack and Grant discuss why the Federal Reserve's policies of zero interest rates and massive purchases of U. S. Treasury and mortgage-backed bonds are dangerous to the economy and damaging to savers.
Great Investors: Matthew McLennan (Episode #913)
KQED World: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 8:30 AM
This week: a next generation "Great Investor" who is successfully filling the shoes of the legendary Jean Marie Eveillard at First Eagle Funds. Matthew McLennan, portfolio manager of First Eagle Global, tells Consuelo Mack where in the world he's finding value now.
Financial Thought Leaders: David Darst (Episode #912)
KQED World: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 8:30 AM
This week WT explores what it will take to rebuild investor confidence. "Financial Thought Leader" David Darst, Chief Investment Strategist at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, discusses the positive signs he's seeing in the US and global markets and why investors should start to trust the markets.
Global Financial Crisis (Episode #911)
KQED World: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 8:30 AM
This week: a rare interview with a man central to solving the global financial crisis: "Financial Thought Leader" John Lipsky, the recently retired First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. Lipsky joins Consuelo and seasoned investment strategist Nick Sargen, Chief Investment Officer at Fort Washington Investment Advisors, to discuss the turmoil in Europe, slowdown in China, and what it means for investors.
Financial Thought Leaders: Niall Ferguson (Episode #910)
KQED World: Sun, Sep 2, 2012 -- 8:30 AM
"Financial Thought Leader" Niall Ferguson (Author, Civilization: The West and the Rest) discusses why the centuries long dominance of Western economic and political power is waning and what the United States needs to do prevent it from slipping even more.