The Lara-Murphy Show

January 9, 2017

Carlos and Bob read the declassified version of the 25-page report issued by the US intelligence community on the alleged intentions and interventions of the Russian government in the US election. As it turns out, there’s not much there. Cynics still have every right to be skeptical of this whole enterprise to convince Americans that “Putin picked our president.”

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December 27, 2016

You may notice a familiar voice reading the Introduction to the book by Lara and Murphy. To order a physical copy, scroll down at:

December 20, 2016

Carlos and Bob use a Bloomberg chart to discuss the major financial events of 2016, and how investors should interpret movements in the stock and bond markets.

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IBC Seminar for the general public on February 11, 2017 in Birmingham, AL.
For details and registration click here.

November 30, 2016

Here’s something you won’t read on CNBC. Bob asks Carlos to explain the book he’s been reading–Augustine’s “City of God” from the 5th century–and how it relates to our current political and economic environment.

October 25, 2016

In response to a listener request, Carlos and Bob define and discuss some common financial terms, such as “yield curve,” “money market fund,” and “liquidity.”

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October 11, 2016

The second half of the video presentation that Carlos and Bob released in late September 2016.

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October 5, 2016

The first half of the video presentation that Carlos and Bob released in late September 2016.

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September 19, 2016

Carlos and Bob summarize some of the key points from the latest Lara-Murphy Report: European banks failed their “stress tests” and the US federal debt is worse than you may realize.

September 8, 2016

Carlos and Bob discuss a NYT article detailing the problems some insurance policyholders are having, and why Nelson Nash says to do IBC *only* with a dividend-paying Whole Life policy.

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August 30, 2016

Carlos and Bob tackle a recent “note” from a brokerage firm making just that case. Among other problems, the analysis misunderstands the role of the stock market.

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