The Flagship Reports:
An Executive Briefing

The Flagship Reports with Dr. Chris Kuehl is both an "Officer of the Watch" briefing of economic conditions and an Executive Briefing on specific situations impacting those conditions.  Written and presented by the officers of Armada Corporate Intelligence, Dr. Kuehl lightens up the mood of sometimes distressful geoeconomic news and with a bit of humor.  The podcast also includes information from the Armada Strategic Intelligence System (ASIS), a tool for durable goods manufacturers that dives deep into the sector each month to provide more than 95% accurate near-term forecasts.

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The Flagship Reports with Dr. Chris Kuehl is both an "Officer of the Watch" briefing of economic conditions and an Executive Briefing on specific situations impacting those conditions. Written and presented by the officers of Armada Corporate Intelligence, Dr. Kuehl lightens up the mood of sometimes distressful geoeconomic news with a bit of humor. This monthly podcast includes information from the Flagship Reports issued 3 times and week, and AISI, the Armada Strategic Intelligence System, a tool for durable goods manufacturers that dives deep into the sector each month to provide more than 95% accurate near-term forecasts.

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The Flagship Report is written by Dr. Chris Kuehl and Mr. Keith Prather, Managing Directors of Armada Corporate Intelligence.  The Flagship Report is issued each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and offers insights into geoeconomic and geopolitical conditions that impact the economy of the U.S.  For just $7.00 per month, you will receive the latest information that can impact your business operations.  To get a FREE TRIAL, or to subscribe to The Flagship Report, simply CLICK HERE.

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ASIS, the Armada Strategic Intelligence System, developed by Armada Corporate Intelligence and Morris, Nelson & Associates, is a powerful, insightful analysis and prediction tool with a 95%= accuracy rate for the durable goods sector in manufacturing.  Stay ahead of the curve in durable goods and be able to act while you watch your competitors react to shifting conditions with your annual subscription to ASIS.  The get your FREE TRIAL or Subscribe to ASIS, CLICK HERE.

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Episode 727: The November 2022 Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®

On this special live episode of Manufacturing Talk Radio hosts, Lew and Tim welcome back Tim Fiore to discuss the latest report. The November Manufacturing PMI® registered 49%. This is 1.2 percentage points lower than the 50.2 % in October. Today’s Manufacturing PMI® figure is the lowest it’s been since May 2020, when it registered 43.5 %. Listen in as…

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Special Guest: Tim Fiore

Episode 725: Conquering The Crisis In Real Time

Wade Phillips, Managing Director of Seraph, discusses the methods the company uses to stop a crisis from its spiral, stabilizing the situation, establishing sustainability, and then stepping back from what was once the brink.

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Special Guest: Wade Phillips

Episode 724: It’s a Sector-Specific, Country-Centric Recession

Dr. Chris Kuehl, Managing Partner of Armada Corporate Intelligence, discusses the sector-specific, country-centric characteristics as global economies soften and some slip into recession. It won’t be awful for everyone unless another black swan event makes it worse.

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Special Guest: Lew Weiss and Tim Grady

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Dr. Chris Kuehl

Dr. Christopher Kuehl (Ph.D.) is a Managing Director of Armada Corporate Intelligence and one of the co-founders of the company in 1999. He has been Armada’s economic analyst and has worked with a wide variety of private clients and professional associations in the last ten years. He is the Chief Economist for the National Association for Credit Management and is on the Board of Advisors for their global division – Finance, Credit and International Business. He prepares NACM’s monthly Credit Managers Index. He is the Economic Analyst for the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association and writes their bi-weekly publication, Fabrinomics, which details the impact of economic trends on the manufacturer.

Chris is the chief editor for the Business Intelligence Briefs, distributed all over the world by business organizations and he is one of the primary writers (with Keith Prather) for the Executive Intelligence Briefs. He also makes close to a hundred presentations each year to business and industry associations in the US and overseas. He is on the Board of the Business Information Industry Association in Hong Kong and serves as a resource for the media and for many trade publications.

Chris has a doctorate in Political Economics and advanced degrees in Soviet Studies and Asian Studies and was a professor of international economics and finance for over 15 years prior to starting Armada.

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