Squawk Pod is a daily, guided curation of the top moments and takeaways from CNBC’s flagship morning show, “Squawk Box”, anchored by Joe Kernen, Becky Quick and Andrew Ross Sorkin. Each day, the podcast includes news making interviews, perspective and analysis from iconic guest hosts, and slices of debate and discussion—from the heated to the hilarious— all wrapped with exclusive context and color from Senior Producer Katie Kramer.
Wall Street Dramas: JetBlue’s Hostile Bid, Elon Musk’s Twitter Plan, Jeff Bezos’s Pointed Tweets 5/17/22
Tuesday 17 May 2022
: A new SEC filing reveals Elon Musk’s original plan to join Twitter’s board, and to later abandon that plan in favor of a takeover....
Ben Bernanke: Inflation, Recession, and ESG with the Former Fed Chair 5/16/22
Monday 16 May 2022
: Former Chair of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke weighs in on the US economic recovery from Covid-19, the likelihood of an impending...
Elon Musk and Twitter Taking a Break? Coinbase CFO: “We’ve navigated through crypto cycles” 5/13/22
Friday 13 May 2022
: Elon Musk announced today that his Twitter deal is on hold “temporarily” until he receives more information about how many fake...
Streaming’s Collapse; Crypto’s Decline & Vegan Jerky 5/12/22
Thursday 12 May 2022
: Bitcoin fell to its lowest in 16 months today, leading a rush out of risk assets, while the collapse of TerraUSD, a so-called stablecoin,...
Red-Hot Inflation; Dr Scott Gottlieb: “I do not see China’s way out of Covid” 5/11/22
Wednesday 11 May 2022
: Inflation rose again in April, continuing a climb that has pushed consumers to the brink and is threatening the economic expansion. The...
Former AOL CEO Tim Armstrong: Tech stocks are on sale 5/10/22
Tuesday 10 May 2022
: The technology sector attempted a comeback today after suffering some of the biggest losses in recent weeks. Tim Armstrong, founder and CEO...
Inside the Sell-Off; Neel Kashkari; Alexis Ohanian 05/09/22
Monday 09 May 2022
: The S&P 500 is at a fresh 52-week low as the market sell-off continues. Minneapolis Federal Reserve President Neel Kashkari says he’s...
Job Growth Rises while Labor Force Shrinks, Mike Novogratz; “We are not going to get a soft landing.” 5/06/22
Friday 06 May 2022
: April’s job growth was strong and wage gains were solid, yet for some reason fewer Americans were working or looking for jobs than in...
Fed Looks Back to Y2K, Bill Gates vs. Elon Musk & Summer Travel Demand 5/05/22
Thursday 05 May 2022
: Stocks fell sharply Thursday and erased large gains seen in the previous session after the Federal Reserve raised rates by half a point....
Lyft’s Disappointing Guidance, Elon Musk on taking Twitter Public & The Future of NFT’s 5/04/22
Wednesday 04 May 2022
: Uber reported surging revenue during the first quarter as the ride-hailing company said it’s recovering from its coronavirus lows and...
Paul Tudor Jones Can’t Think of Worse Time for Stocks or Bonds 5/03/22
Tuesday 03 May 2022
: Legendary investor Paul Tudor Jones, CIO at Tudor Investments, discusses the Robin Hood Foundation’s annual benefit to fight poverty in...
Live From Omaha: Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, & Bill Murray 5/02/22
Monday 02 May 2022
: Becky Quick highlights the biggest takeaways from the first in-person Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting since 2019. At what’s...
Countdown to the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting 4/29/22
Friday 29 April 2022
: Amazon shares fell as much as 12% after the company gave revenue outlook for the current quarter that fell short of Wall Street’s...
Twitter’s Atwitter & Meta’s A-Moving 4/28/22
Thursday 28 April 2022
: Ford is cutting 580 U.S. salaried and contract employees as it restructures to focus on EVs. The automaker also reported a net loss of $3.1...
Tech Trades & the Archegos Margin Call in the Courts 4/27/22
Wednesday 27 April 2022
: U.S. stocks rose in volatile trading today after the Nasdaq Composite closed yesterday at a new low for the year, attempting to rebound from...
The $44 Billion Buyout 042622
Tuesday 26 April 2022
: Twitter has accepted Elon Musk’s $44B buyout deal. Musk, adamant that Twitter champions free speech, will take the company private....
Market Pressures, the Takeover Bid, & Unemployment Lows 4/25/22
Monday 25 April 2022
: In France, President Macron is celebrating victory, American diplomats will return to Ukraine, and all across the globe, markets are under...
Streaming War Battle Scars: Goodbye to CNN+ 4/22/22
Friday 22 April 2022
: The streaming wars have left big players with some battle scars: Netflix is recovering from a rough year so far, and CNN+ is no more. Axios...
Tesla Up, Netflix Down, Hedge Funds Flipping 4/21/22
Thursday 21 April 2022
: Famed shortseller Bill Ackman and his firm Pershing Square dumped its stake in Netflix yesterday following the streaming service...
Netflix’s Plunge, Disney’s Drama, & America, at Half-Mask 4/20/22
Wednesday 20 April 2022
: In a shocking and disappointing report on Wall Street, Netflix revealed a loss of subscribers in the last quarter–its first loss in 10...
Masks Down! 4/19/22
Tuesday 19 April 2022
: Masks are no longer mandated on public transportation, after a federal judge in Florida ruled that the CDC had overstepped its authority...
Love Twitter Tender 4/18/22
Monday 18 April 2022
: Elon Musk’s bid for Twitter has prompted questions about his own financial liquidity, and free speech on the platform. While Wall Street...
Inside Amazon 4/14/22
Thursday 14 April 2022
: Amazon CEO Andy Jassy says workers may be “better off” not joining a union. In an extended interview at Amazon’s Seattle campus,...
Surviving Putin & A Rising PPI 4/13/22
Wednesday 13 April 2022
: The Producer Price Index, which measures prices paid by wholesalers, rose 11.2% from a year ago, hitting a record high. Inflation around the...
Hot, Hot, Hot! Inflation Back to the 80s 4/12/22
Tuesday 12 April 2022
: The Consumer Price Index, which measures inflation by tracking the prices of everyday items, rose 8.5% in the last year–the fastest annual...