Andy Home, Senior Metals Columnist, Thomson Reuters

We continue our Days of Futures Past series this week with Andy Home, Senior Metals Columnist at Thomson Reuters. SmarterMarkets™ host David Greely sits down with Andy to explore the history, the crises, and the scandals of the metals markets and the London Metal Exchange (LME). Together, they discuss what lessons we can learn from […]

Mark Frayman, Managing Partner, Orion Industrial Ventures

We close out our Financing the Energy Transition series this week with Mark Frayman, Managing Partner at Orion Industrial Ventures. SmarterMarkets™ host David Greely sits down with Mark to discuss the role of venture capital in decarbonizing mining and heavy industry. Download full transcript → Hosted By

Jack & Will Lundin of the Lundin Group

We’re continuing our search for the minerals required to execute the energy transition. This weekend, we are thrilled to welcome Jack and Will Lundin of the Lundin Group to the SmarterMarkets studio! In the fifth episode of our Summer Playlist, we’re diving into the Lundin family’s passion for exploration — and how a rising millennial […]

Jeff Currie, Global Head of Commodities Research, Goldman Sachs

Summer travel is here this holiday weekend! Join us as Jeff Currie, Goldman Sachs’ Global Head of Commodities Research, and host David Greely go around the world in just under an hour. Originally meeting at the University of Chicago in 1992, they worked together in the 2000s through the “revenge of the old economy” commodities […]

Andy Home, Senior Metals Columnist, Thomson Reuters

We’re thrilled to be joined by Thomson Reuters Senior Columnist, Andy Home, for a pulse check on current metals markets. In this episode, he and David Greely explore the readiness of these markets for the supply challenge of decarbonization and how the European power crisis has impacted their preparedness for the energy transition. Join them […]

Charlie McGarraugh on Translating Tokenization Jargon to Digestible English

Charlie McGarraugh is Chief Strategy Officer for Blockchain.com, the largest self-custodied crypto wallet provider globally.  Previously he was a Goldman Sachs Partner and former head of metals trading, so his native language is finance. In this interview, Charlie explains Tokenization in terms that Finance professionals can relate to, then goes on to explain what this […]

Robert Friedland on Grading, Trading, and Responsibly Producing Commodities

Robert Friedland, a Renaissance man who founded several successful mining, technology and entertainment companies, speaks to host Erik Townsend openly about his views about the what, who and how of the global energy transition and meeting the energy demand of future generations. About the episode With world leaders rapidly reacting to climate change concerns, governments […]

Ranting on the inadequacies of our systems and riffing on ideas for how to solve them …

SmarterMarkets™ brings together the icons and entrepreneurs of technology, commodities and finance to examine how market systems can be redesigned and improved to address the most important challenges of our time.