TDI Podcast: Grisafi on Grains and Professor Eichengreen on Europe and Economy (#272)

What is going on in Europe? Spanish bond yields have blown out above the important 7% level and it appears that the endgame is upon us. Professor Eichengreen provides a great deal of insight into what is really going on. Beyond Europe,crop prices are hitting highs as the droughts in the Midwest continue. Tommy Grisafi wades in on what he sees as the trade and opportunities.

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Barry Eichengreen   (George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee, Professor of Economics and Political Science – University of California, Berkely)

  • Ph.D. (Economics) Yale University 1979
  • M.A. (History) Yale University 1978
  • M. Phil. (Economics) Yale University 1977
  • M.A. (Economics) Yale University 1976
  • A.B. University of California, Santa Cruz 1974

George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Professor of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley, 1999-.
Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, 1986-. Research Fellow, Centre for Economic Policy Research, 1984-


Tommy Grisafi, Indiana Grain Company.   Thomas A. Grisafi is the founder and CEO of Indiana Grain Company, LLC.   A veteran of the financial industry for two decades, he is a full member of the Chicago Board of Trade who has utilized his expertise in volatile and diverse markets to successfully manage prop groups at major clearing firms.   For nearly ten years Tom has been among the vanguard in the transition from the pit to the screen. A highly successful and emulated electronic futures trader, he was recently interviewed by the BBC regarding his noted success and visionary advancements in the futures industry.Tom attended Valparaiso University and currently resides with his family in Valparaiso, Indiana where he is a notable advocate for various local charities and community organizations. Website/blog:



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