FAU Knightline with Rainford Knight, Ph.D.

*Please note: this podcast is retired and no longer in production. This webpage is an archived collection of past episodes.

AAAAGHH, finance is complicated!! That's where FAU Knightline can help. Join industry expert and FAU professor, Rainford Knight, as he breaks down the current and sometimes complicated news from the world of finance, and how it affects all of us where it matters most - our wallets.


All Episodes:

KnightlineSep 25, 2018

Impact Investing - Making Money AND Doing Good for Humanity

Is gold making a comeback? Morgan Stanley passes $25 billion in impact investing, and a brief conversation about investing with humanity in mind.

KnightlineSep 28, 2018

Is the US Recession Proof?

On today's show, Professor Knight discusses the following: Is the US recession proof? Also, a divergence in the markets, the Federal Reserve raises interest rates, and the extended bull market. Content from today's show comes in part from Barron's in Education.

KnightlineMay 16, 2019

Market Volatility, Tariffs, The Fed, & More!

Knightline has returned! On this episode: Rainford Knight, FAU Prof. & Market Analyst, & David Greenberg (Twitter / Instagram), FAU Instr. & Training Specialist, discuss volatility in financial markets, tariffs, whether or not the Federal Reserve is compromised, unemployment, & the real estate market.

KnightlineJun 14, 2019

Disconnected: Main Street & Wall Street

FAU's Knight and Greenberg (Instagram) revisit tariffs and their global impact. Plus, the growing disconnect between the markets and Main Street, USA. Knightline is supported by the FAU Financial Analyst Program.

KnightlineAug 19, 2019

Uncertainty: The Market Killer

FAU's Knight and Greenberg (Instagram) discuss the market-impact of economic uncertainty, tariffs, automation, and political infighting.

KnightlineSep 24, 2019

The Market and the Oil Fields

FAU's Rainford Knight and Greenberg Capital's David Greenberg (Instagram) tackle the economic repercussions of the Saudi Arabian oil field attack.

KnightlineApr 20, 2020

The COVID-19 Economy

FAU instructor, Rainford Knight, Ph.D., and guest, Philippe Dubois (FAU Executive Ph.D. in Business student), discuss the economic repercussions taking place due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

KnightlineMay 8, 2020

Small Businesses and the Oil Market

FAU instructor, Rainford Knight, Ph.D., and guest, Philippe Dubois (FAU Executive Ph.D. in Business student), discuss the effects of COVID-19 on small businesses and the oil market.

KnightlineJun 26, 2020

Markets in Flux and Transparency Wave with Paul Pagnato, CEO of PagnatoKarp

The world's economies are experiencing lasting change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. FAU's Rainford Knight and guest, Paul Pagnato, discuss the on-going transformations.

Paul Pagnato is the CEO Founder at PagnatoKarp, an FAU alumnus, and a member of the FAU Foundation’s Board of Directors. He's also the author of the book Transparency Wave: Exponential Changes That Will Transform Our World. (Recorded on June 25, 2020)

KnightlineSep 22, 2020

K-Shaped Recovery, with Tom Essaye

FAU's Rainford Knight and guest, Tom Essaye, discuss k-shaped economic recovery, the tech bubble, inflation, and more.

Tom Essaye is the founder and president of Sevens Report Research, which provides succinct unbiased market analysis. Tom is a former professional trader with more than 10 years of experience trading foreign and domestic equities, commodities, currencies and bonds. Tom is a frequent guest on CNBC, Fox Business and Yahoo Finance and is widely quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, USA Today, Seeking Alpha, NASDAQ and Bloomberg. (Recorded on Sept. 11, 2020)