The Grant Williams PodCAST

In 2020, I stoked the fire of my passion for interviewing brilliant people by launching The Grant Williams Podcast. Alongside my own interviews, I added three additional streams, each with a fantastic co-host: The End Game (with Bill Fleckenstein), The Super Terrific Happy Hour (with Stephanie Pomboy), and The Narrative Game (with Dr. Ben Hunt).

The response has been overwhelming. In only 5 months, these interviews have been downloaded over 1 million times, placing this content squarely in the top 0.1% of podcasts offered in the vast marketplace.

PODCAST Series

Recent Episodes

The Grant Williams Podcast: Jacob Shapiro

My guest on the latest episode of The Grant Williams Podcast is Jacob Shapiro, the Founder and Chief Strategist of Perch Perspectives.

With geopolitics becoming both impossible to ignore and increasingly complex, it was a perfect time to char with Jacob about two of the most pressing (and polarising) geopolitical situations facing the world today: Vladimir Putin’s stand-off with Ukraine and Xi Jinping’s potential plans for Taiwan.

Jacob brings a wealth of insight to what was a truly fascinating conversation as he weighed up the likely paths available to all the actors enmeshed in these situations and handicapped the likelihood of a series of potential outcomes.

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The Grant Williams Podcast: Simon Hunt

As we move into a new year, I’m delighted to welcome an old friend, Simon Hunt, to the podcast to kick off what could be yet another dramatic twelve months.

Simon has been spending several months each year on the ground in China for almost three decades and has built an extraordinary network which gives him unique insight into the reality behind countless opinions offered by distant ‘analysts’. In this hugely enjoyable hour, we discuss what’s really happening in the Middle Kingdom, the importance of strengthening of ties between Russia, China, Iran and other Middle Eastern countries against a backdrop of a U.S. retrenchment, the possible size of Russian and Chinese gold reserves as well as Simon’s latest thoughts on the copper market – something about which his knowledge is extensive.

Oh, climate change gets discussed briefly too – but try not to let that upset you!

This was the perfect way to kick of 2022. Happy New Year to you all!

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The Grant Williams Podcast: Felix Zulauf

Grant welcomes his old friend Felix Zulauf back to the podcast to discuss Felix’s outlook for 2022 and beyond.

In another masterclass of macro thinking, Felix explains his bi-directional view of markets which encompasses both booms and busts, inflation and deflation between now and 2024 when he expects we will witness an historical top in markets.

The two discuss global real estate markets and why they are an enormous source of systemic vulnerability, the options facing China as it seeks to adapt to a new paradigm, gold and cryptocurrencies, Europe’s growing problems and much, much more.

As always, Felix is thought-provoking, clear and extremely insightful as he runs us through his roadmap for what is shaping up to be an extraordinary few years to come.

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The End Game Ep 29 – Alex Berenson

Grant & Bill’s guest on the latest episode of The End Game is journalist and author, Alex Berenson, a man who has found himself at the centre of the Covid cancel culture.

This is a fascinating discussion about the End Game for Covid. At what point does the extended control the pandemic has afforded governments end (if at all), and when (if ever) does the power dynamic between the governments of the world and the people who vote them into (and out of) office return to normal?

This will be a polarizing conversation for many, but so much of what is discussed is incredibly valuable in terms of understanding what Covid means for market power dynamics and how big a threat the demise of mainstream journalism poses to us all.

I strongly encourage you to leave any prejudices at the door and listen to a truly enlightening discussion about the pandemic response and what it means for markets, journalism and traditional power structures.

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The Grant Williams Podcast: Danielle DiMartino Booth

My very special guest for this episode of The Grant Williams Podcast is my friend, Danielle DiMartino Booth, the CEO and Chief Strategist of Quill Intelligence LLC. and the author of the bestselling book Fed Up.

With Fed Chair Jay Powell’s renomination the source of enormous speculation amidst a concerted push by Beltway powerbrokers to get Lael Brainard the corner office at the Marriner S. Eccles Building and a series of highly distasteful revelations about the private trading activity of several Fed governors (including Powell himself), Danielle offers the benefit of her intimate understanding of the institution, the politics surrounding it and the individuals involved in the ongoing drama to help us understand the potential outcome and what it might mean for markets.

This is a thoroughly entertaining and hugely informative hour that I know you’ll enjoy immensely.

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The Grant Williams Podcast: Julian Brigden

My guest on the latest episode of The Grant Williams Podcast is my friend, Julian Brigden of MI2 partners -, one of the finest macro analysts plying his trade anywhere in the world today.

In what turned out to be a wide-ranging and enormously thought-provoking conversation, Julian outlined just how problematic the range of options facing the world’s central banks has become as inflation tightens its grip on the world economy, forcing certain central banks to take policy decisions which run counter to the interests of others for the first time in more than a decade.

The knock-on effects for currencies of decisions made around interest rates and any possible steps designed to control yield curves are examined in the wake of the RBA abandonment of its YCC policy in recent weeks and Julian demonstrates just how high the stakes are and just how calamitous any policy mistakes will be at this juncture.

This is sobering stuff. Please make sure you’re sitting down while listening!

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The Grant Williams Podcast: Jacob Shapiro

My guest on the latest episode of The Grant Williams Podcast is Jacob Shapiro, the Founder and Chief Strategist of Perch Perspectives.

With geopolitics becoming both impossible to ignore and increasingly complex, it was a perfect time to char with Jacob about two of the most pressing (and polarising) geopolitical situations facing the world today: Vladimir Putin’s stand-off with Ukraine and Xi Jinping’s potential plans for Taiwan.

Jacob brings a wealth of insight to what was a truly fascinating conversation as he weighed up the likely paths available to all the actors enmeshed in these situations and handicapped the likelihood of a series of potential outcomes.

Listen Now »

The Grant Williams Podcast: Simon Hunt

As we move into a new year, I’m delighted to welcome an old friend, Simon Hunt, to the podcast to kick off what could be yet another dramatic twelve months.

Simon has been spending several months each year on the ground in China for almost three decades and has built an extraordinary network which gives him unique insight into the reality behind countless opinions offered by distant ‘analysts’. In this hugely enjoyable hour, we discuss what’s really happening in the Middle Kingdom, the importance of strengthening of ties between Russia, China, Iran and other Middle Eastern countries against a backdrop of a U.S. retrenchment, the possible size of Russian and Chinese gold reserves as well as Simon’s latest thoughts on the copper market – something about which his knowledge is extensive.

Oh, climate change gets discussed briefly too – but try not to let that upset you!

This was the perfect way to kick of 2022. Happy New Year to you all!

Listen Now »

The Grant Williams Podcast: Felix Zulauf

Grant welcomes his old friend Felix Zulauf back to the podcast to discuss Felix’s outlook for 2022 and beyond.

In another masterclass of macro thinking, Felix explains his bi-directional view of markets which encompasses both booms and busts, inflation and deflation between now and 2024 when he expects we will witness an historical top in markets.

The two discuss global real estate markets and why they are an enormous source of systemic vulnerability, the options facing China as it seeks to adapt to a new paradigm, gold and cryptocurrencies, Europe’s growing problems and much, much more.

As always, Felix is thought-provoking, clear and extremely insightful as he runs us through his roadmap for what is shaping up to be an extraordinary few years to come.

Listen Now »

The End Game Ep 29 – Alex Berenson

Grant & Bill’s guest on the latest episode of The End Game is journalist and author, Alex Berenson, a man who has found himself at the centre of the Covid cancel culture.

This is a fascinating discussion about the End Game for Covid. At what point does the extended control the pandemic has afforded governments end (if at all), and when (if ever) does the power dynamic between the governments of the world and the people who vote them into (and out of) office return to normal?

This will be a polarizing conversation for many, but so much of what is discussed is incredibly valuable in terms of understanding what Covid means for market power dynamics and how big a threat the demise of mainstream journalism poses to us all.

I strongly encourage you to leave any prejudices at the door and listen to a truly enlightening discussion about the pandemic response and what it means for markets, journalism and traditional power structures.

Listen Now »

The Grant Williams Podcast: Danielle DiMartino Booth

My very special guest for this episode of The Grant Williams Podcast is my friend, Danielle DiMartino Booth, the CEO and Chief Strategist of Quill Intelligence LLC. and the author of the bestselling book Fed Up.

With Fed Chair Jay Powell’s renomination the source of enormous speculation amidst a concerted push by Beltway powerbrokers to get Lael Brainard the corner office at the Marriner S. Eccles Building and a series of highly distasteful revelations about the private trading activity of several Fed governors (including Powell himself), Danielle offers the benefit of her intimate understanding of the institution, the politics surrounding it and the individuals involved in the ongoing drama to help us understand the potential outcome and what it might mean for markets.

This is a thoroughly entertaining and hugely informative hour that I know you’ll enjoy immensely.

Listen Now »

The Grant Williams Podcast: Julian Brigden

My guest on the latest episode of The Grant Williams Podcast is my friend, Julian Brigden of MI2 partners -, one of the finest macro analysts plying his trade anywhere in the world today.

In what turned out to be a wide-ranging and enormously thought-provoking conversation, Julian outlined just how problematic the range of options facing the world’s central banks has become as inflation tightens its grip on the world economy, forcing certain central banks to take policy decisions which run counter to the interests of others for the first time in more than a decade.

The knock-on effects for currencies of decisions made around interest rates and any possible steps designed to control yield curves are examined in the wake of the RBA abandonment of its YCC policy in recent weeks and Julian demonstrates just how high the stakes are and just how calamitous any policy mistakes will be at this juncture.

This is sobering stuff. Please make sure you’re sitting down while listening!

Listen Now »