Friday, February 26, 2010

163-TNG Radio - Robert Samuelson 2-27-10

Bruce Norris is joined by award-winning columnist and author of The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath, Robert J. Samuelson. Bruce and Robert discuss United States monetary policy, inflation, deflation, presidential policy on the economy, political pressure, unemployment, economic growth, the psychology of the market, inflation examples from the past, and much more on this week's Norris Group Real Estate Radio Show and Podcast.

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Friday, February 19, 2010

162-TNG Radio - Christopher Thornberg 2-20-10

This week Bruce is joined once again by Christopher Thornberg. Christopher is an expert in the study of regional economies, real estate dynamics, and business forecasting. In 2006, he co-founded Beacon Economics which is an economic research and consulting firm that specializes in real estate markets, local economic development, and public and private policy issues. Christopher has also been part of the Norris Group’s award-winning fundraising series, I Survived Real Estate.

Christopher and Bruce discuss the more on inflation, consumers and the idea of judges wiping out debt in cramdowns, the United States compared to Japan's economy, deflation potential in the United States (if any), GDP and the health of the Unites States, Bernanke and currently policy, employment numbers, excess and working through issues currently on the table, what would happen if the US re-adopted mark to market for banks, and of course, much more.

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Friday, February 12, 2010

161-TNG Radio - Christopher Thornberg 2-13-10

This week Bruce is joined by Christopher Thornberg. Christopher is an expert in the study of regional economies, real estate dynamics, and business forecasting. In 2006, he co-founded Beacon Economics which is an economic research and consulting firm that specializes in real estate markets, local economic development, and public and private policy issues. Christopher has also been part of the Norris Group’s award-winning fundraising series, I Survived Real Estate.

Christopher and Bruce discuss the current state of the market and whether the market is truly experiencing a comeback or is it completely manufactured. Christopher goes into detail about Bernanke and his current handling of the market. Government actions has delayed the inevitable and Christopher and Bruce discuss what the different strategies have been and how effective they have been and how much longer we should expect to see these manipulations.

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Friday, February 5, 2010

160-TNG Radio - Philip Tirone 2-6-10

Bruce Norris is joined by Philip Tirone. Philip Tirone is the President of the Mortgage Equity Group and author of The 7 Steps to a 720 Credit Score. Bruce and Philip discuss strategic defaults, potential interest rates for the United States, potential ramifications from defaults, foreclosures becoming socially acceptable, loan modifications, and what banks are having to deal with because of foreclosures on their books.

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