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July 11, 2017 @ 12:02 pm

S9-E17: Non-Manufacturing Surges Upward to 57.4 with New Orders!

Co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady interview Anthony Nieves, Committee Chair for the ISM’s Non-Manufacturing Report on Business(R) that has surged upward to 57.4 on strong new orders, production and business activity. Coupled with the strength in the 57.8 Manufacturing Report on Business(R) discussed last week, the summer could be on of the strongest in the last decade for U.S. business growth. Then hear Stone Payton and Lee Cantor interview Tim Grady on Business Radio X in Atlanta about the origins of Manufacturing Talk Radio and what it brings to the manufacturing industry.

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July 4, 2017 @ 10:45 pm

ISM PMI at 57.8; CMI at 56.1 - Great Numbers! But what do they mean? Listen to find out!

Tim Fiore, Committee Chair for the ISM's Manufacturing Report on Business(R) and Dr. Chris Kuehl, economist with FMA International, join co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the direction and meaning of the numbers behind the numbers with the PMI at 57.8 and the CMI at 56.1 for June 2017. These are very strong and solid numbers for manufacturing, and coupled with the non-manufacturing report, present a growth picture for the 97th consecutive month and the third longest economic expansion in the U.S. since World War II. If your business isn't "feeling it" then tune in to additional Manufacturing Talk Radio episodes to find out what is missing in your business strategy, tactics, products, services or marketplace. Are you in tune with the trends or behind the technological curve? Or are you plagues by one of the 10 hidden threats to manufacturing? Hear from the experts on Manufacturing Talk Radio!

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June 27, 2017 @ 11:50 am

S9-E15: The $1.6 Trillion Junk Bond Bubble – is it coming or is it here? Ask Credit Risk Monitor

As if the housing bubble wasn’t enough, it appears that another financial bubble could be near or here – this one comprised of corporate junk bonds. Remember all the people who bought homes with No Doc loans but really couldn’t afford them, and when rates went up the bubble burst? Think about companies borrowing money they don’t have the wherewithal to repay backed by bonds rated as junk. Hear Jerry Flum, Chairman and CEO, and Peter Roma, Vice President of Credit Risk Monitor paint a rather startling picture to co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady. You may want to listen to this episode more than once to catch all the nuances and what you need to do RIGHT NOW to cover your assets!

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June 21, 2017 @ 12:53 pm

S9-E14: Around the World in 58 Minutes, or Less

Co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady speak with Norbert Ore about the 18 PMI surveys he follows internationally, as well as several regional ones for the U.S., along with an incredible "Golden Nugget" of information about when to offshore production of your product, followed by our Senior International Correspondent Chong Wang reporting from China on manufacturing in the countries of Asia and an incredible new development in data transmission technology that may prove out another theory postulated by Albert Einstein. This one could change our world - and communications across our universe.

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June 20, 2017 @ 12:50 pm

3 Interesting Reports on Manufacturing

Join co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady as they discuss the state of manufacturing in America and the EU/UK with Chad Moutray, Chief Economist with the National Association of Manufacturers, Dr. Chris Kuehl with Armada Corporate Intelligence and economist for the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association International, and our own Senior International Correspondent Royce Lowe reporting on the ripple effects of Britain’s exit from the EU.

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June 12, 2017 @ 5:12 pm

S9-E12: Two Resources for Manufacturers to Look Into from Manufacturing Talk Radio

Max Christenson, Digital Sales and Marketing for AirFreight.bid joins co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss a new platform for managing airfreight costs and analysis. It may be better than anything you have ever used before! Then hear from Charlie Spies, Chief Executive Officer of CEI Capital Management, which creates and preserves good jobs and improves the quality of life in rural, low-income communities across America by providing access to project capital through New Markets Tax Credits. It is inspiring to hear that rural America has not been forgotten and just may represent a great source of jobs and products for tomorrow. You won’t hear the main stream media talk about the dedicated efforts of people like Max Christenson and Charlie Spies!

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June 6, 2017 @ 11:51 am

S9-E11 – ISM PMI at +54.9 and NMI at 56.9

Lew Weiss and Tim Grady discuss the manufacturing and non-manufacturing reports which continued in positive territory for May 2017 as the economy produces the third longest expansion since World War II at 96 months (Feb 1961 – Dec 1969 at 106 months and Mar 1991 – Mar 2001 at 120 months were longer). Here what is driving these expansions and employment at the lowest it has been in nearly two decades.
 
Be sure to tune in next week to hear from Max Christenson, Digital Sales and Marketing for AirFreight.bid as he discusses a new platform for managing airfreight costs and analysis, and Chalie Spies, Chief Executive Officer of CEI Capital Management, which creates and preserves good jobs and improves the quality of life in rural, low-income communities across America by providing access to project capital through New Markets Tax Credits.
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June 1, 2017 @ 2:59 pm

ISM PMI Holds Steady at 54.9

Mr. Tim Fiore, CPSM, C.P.M., Chair of the Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) Manufacturing Business Survey Committee, joins the discussion of the PMI (purchasing managers' index) in place of Brad Holcomb who retired at the end of May. Tim has 40 years of experience in purchasing and supply chain both domestically and globally who will be on with Manufacturing Talk Radio the first business day of each month to discuss the latest Manufacturing Report on Business(R), including the May report being presented today. Show hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady welcome Tim Fiore as they discuss this strong report.

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May 30, 2017 @ 2:16 pm

Bruce Zagaris on “A Global Perspective”

Bruce Zagaris talks international enforcement cooperation on tax and related matters. Zagaris advises governments, entities and individuals on international business, especially regulatory and enforcement matters. Since 1981, he has served as a consultant, counsel and lobbyist for fourteen governments and the United Nations on issues involving tax enforcement, financial services, and international criminal law.

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May 25, 2017 @ 3:34 pm

James Gellert of Rapid Ratings

James Gellert of Rapid Ratings discusses his organization's proprietary Financial Health Rating system.

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