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Sunday, February 15, 2009

The John Batchelor Show 02-15-2009

It's Sunday night, and that means it's time for John Batchelor!

Here is his website.

The show starts at 7pm Eastern, and continues for six hours of the best radio you will find anywhere, as only John Batchelor can deliver it with his stable of experts...

And here is where you can listen to the show live online:

New York, WABC-AM 770 7-10PM ET;
Washington DC, WMAL-AM 630 7-9PM ET;
San Francisco, KSFO-AM 560;
Los Angeles,KFI-AM 640;

And here is where you can find the podcasts of the show: the first three hours, and the last three hours.

Schedule for Tonight: (all six hours are on the same link now)

The first two hours are below to whet your appetite:

"Tim Geithner Problem" Special

705P ET: Rebecca Christie, Bloomberg, with Simon Constable, Dow Jones, re Tim Geithner and his comprehensive remedy for the crisis has risks speech turns into a major risk for Geithner as the markets reject Geithner as vague and tin-eared. In Defense of Tim Geithner - Jim Cramer, New York Magazine

720P: Aaron Task, Yahoo Finance, with Simon Constable, Dow Jones, re the markets reacts to the Obama presser, the Geithner speech, the stimulus package on the Hill, down 5% on the week. Stocks Unable to Get Traction Lesson of the New Deal Is We Didn't Spend Enough - Bruce Bartlett, Forbes

735P: Professional Roundtable, John Fund, Wall Street Journal,Thaddeus McCotter, US Congress re the Geithner speech flops, the Obama presser over-promises, the stimulus package is rejected by the House GOP, and by all but three GOP senators.

750P: Continued re the eight bank executive testify to Congress. GM, Chrysler Talks With UAW Break Down.. Jeb Bush: Republicans Must Be a National Party Judd Gregg Is a Major League Wimp - John Batchelor, The Daily Beast

805P: Malcolm Hoenlein,Conference of Presidents, from Jerusalem, re the election results from Israel, the likelihood of Bibi Netanyahu forming the Rightist coalition of 65 Knesset seats.

820P: Rob Pollock, Wall Street Journal, with Simon Constable, Dow Jones, re is this a depression, what are the symptoms of the depression, how does this compare to the Great Depression of the 1930s. The Ten Most Pessimistic Prognosticators - Will Swarts, SmartMoney

835: Financial Roundtable, Barron's John Tamny,, Simon Constable, Dow Jones, Tom Donlon, re Geithner speech and what it lacked, what it contained, why it was incomplete, re the Obama administration three-legged stool. 'Mostly Bleak' Is an Improvement for Investors - Tom Petruno, LA Times Geithner Offers Paralysis, Not Solutions - John Tamny, RealClearMarkets

850P: Continued, re the eight bank CEOs testify to Congress, re the stress test for the banks, re when will the government nationalize Citi? Capitulating to Bank Nationalization - Anatole Kaletsky, Times of London

905P: Harry Dent, author, "The Great Depression: How to Prosper in the Crash Following the Greatest Boom in History," with Simon Constable, Dow Jones, re the market crash of 2009, re the bear market raly of 2012, re the second leg down of the crash 2017, re the next global boom 2022-2035