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Jim Grant podcast – opportunities and risks in the restaurant industry

Grant’s Interest Rate Observer Podcast, Released on 10/11/17

Jim and Evan discuss opportunities and risks in the restaurant industry with John Hamburger, president of the Restaurant Finance Monitor.

0:53 Employment trends and #business activity
2:42 Low rates begets overcapacity
6:28 Risks for franchisees
8:10 Who owns the #real estate?
11:45 Global synchronized recovery and record #credit creation
14:20 Timeless cyclical psychology

James “Jim” Grant is an American writer and publisher and the founder of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, a twice-monthly journal of the financial markets. He is the author , most recently, of The Forgotten Depression: 1921: The Crash That Cured Itself. Grant’s television appearances include “60 Minutes,” “The Charlie Rose Show,” Bloomberg TV, CNBC and other well-known financial news sources. His journalism has appeared in a variety of periodicals, including the “Financial Times”, “The Wall Street Journal” and “Foreign Affairs.”

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