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We welcome Robert Wright, co-author of a new book The WSJ Guide to the 50 Economic Indicators That Really Matter: From Big Macs to “Zombie Banks,” the Indicators Smart Investors Watch to Beat the Market to Tradestreaming Radio.

Wright is a university professor, prolific author, and a proponent of business-cycle investment philosophy.  Along with WSJ columnist, Simon Constable, he’s written an from big macs to zombie banks, how smart investors make moneyincredible resource for investors.

We discuss:

  • Which economic indicators investors should be focused on
  • Which economic indicators make money, how much money, and how reliable they are
  • New indicators we haven’t heard of before
  • How technology is enabling new indicators to help investors to make better decisions
  • trends in investment book publishing to experiment with digital, freemium model and why he gives away his college textbooks for free
  • creating a broad swath of indicators to best understand all the nuances of the economy

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