Chris Butler

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Economist Chris Butler: Stock Market Response To Ruling On Obamacare Only A ‘Sugar High’

“Reality will prevail, and reality is probably less enthusiastic than some of these stocks behaved yesterday, that’s for sure. Tenet Healthcare was up twelve percent yesterday; I really don’t think that it was that meaningful to Tenet Healthcare, but you’re right. This is a sugar high. Enjoy it while it’s here,” he said.

06/26/2015

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Economist Chris Butler: In A Free Market, Amtrak Would Not Be Here

“Clearly, in a free market, Amtrak would not be here at all, because they couldn’t make it on their own. So, what that would do is spark innovation, and someone would either figure out a way to make this work efficiently — the transport of people by train or rail — or it would fall by the wayside, because people prefer other modes of transportation.”

05/15/2015

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Economist Chris Butler: The Comcast Merger Cancellation Might Be A Good Thing

Economist Chris Butler, of Butler Lans & Wagler, told Talk Radio 1210 WPHT that if he was the chairman and CEO of Comcast, he would “not be that disappointed” by the cancellation of the merger between Comcast and Time Warner.

04/24/2015

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Economist Chris Butler: Saving For Retirement Comes Down To Readjusting Your Priorities

Chief Economist Chris Butler of Butler, Lanz and Wagler spoke with Talk Radio 1210 WPHT morning host Chris Stigall about saving for retirement and when the right time it is start thinking about it.

04/17/2015

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Economist Chris Butler: ‘Free Community College Will Overload The System’

Economist Chris Butler of Butler, Lanz and Wagler talked with WPHT morning show host Chris Stigall about the announcement and how the numbers do not make any sense to him.

01/09/2015

Stigall Show Log 10.24.14

Chris reviewed the latest case of Ebola in New York City, a traffic court judge in Philadelphia being charged with corruption, and the declining numbers of the World Series ratings. He talked to Chris Butler on Finance Friday at 7:00 and Ray Didinger at 8:00.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/24/2014

Stigall Show Log 10.10.14

Chris discussed Hillary Clinton coming to Philadelphia to campaign for Tom Wolf, Chris Christie campaigning for Tom Corbett, and the death of former Saturday Night Live star Jan Hooks. He talked to Chris Butler on Finance Friday at 7:00 and Ray Didinger at 8:00.

10/10/2014

Stigall Show Log 9.26.14

Chris discussed the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder, Kathryn Knott being fired from her job in an emergency room, and Derek Jeter’s final game at Yankee Stadium. He talked to Chris Butler on Finance Friday at 7:00, Ray Didinger at 8:00, and Penn Professor Dr. Jason Karlawish at 8:20.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/26/2014

Stigall Show Log 7.26.13

Chris returns from a trip to St, Louis to discuss the Phillies struggles against the Cardinals, President Obama’s falling poll numbers, and the circus surrounding Anthony Weiner’s mayoral campaign in New York City. He also talks to Chris Butler on Finance Friday, Dick Yuengling from the Yuengling Brewery, and CBS 3’s Beasley Reece.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/26/2013

Stigall Show Log 3.16.12

Chris debates the President’s role in rising gas prices and talks to Chris Butler on what impact domestic drilling would have. He also talks to CBS 3’s Beasley Reece about DeSean Jackson’s $51 Million contract extension with the Eagles.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/16/2012

Stigall Show Log 9.2.11

Chris discusses the decision to move his speech to a joint session of Congress to 7pm next Thursday, he talks to Chris Butler about the AT&T/T-Mobile merger and CBS 3’s Beasley Reese about the Eagles last pre-season game.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/02/2011

Stigall Show Log 8.9.11

Chris analyzes the crash in the stock market with Financial Analyst Chris Butler and Fox Business Host Gerri Willis. He talks to Daily News Reporter William Bender about the progress in the effort to legalize liquor sales in Pennsylvania and reviews Mayor Michael Nutters attempts to eliminate flash mob riots in the city.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/09/2011

Stigall Show Log 7.29.11

Chris discusses the latest in the negotiations over the debt ceiling. He talks to Chris Butler about what default would mean, Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick about how close a deal is and to CBS 3’s Beasley Reece about the Eagles trade of Kevin Kolb.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/29/2011

Stigall Show Log 7.15.11

Chris talks to CBS 3’s Chris May about his interview with President Obama, Daily News Columnist Will Bunch on CEO pay and State Representative Mike Turzai about his bill to privatize liquor sales.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/15/2011

Stigall Show Log 5.6.11

Chris breaks down Carl Lewis’ latest court victory and the controversy now surrounding the President’s decision not to release the photo of a dead Osama bin Laden. He talks to Steve Butler about commodities and jobs for Finance Friday and Beasley Reece about tonight’s Flyers-Bruins game and the Phillies-Braves series this weekend.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/06/2011

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