Jim Grant on Signet Jewelers, the Fed and the economy

Contrarian investor and writer Jim Grant discussed at length his views on Signet Jewelers, after he published a critical note that sparked concerns about the company, sending the shares down 6.6 percent.

Grant, who authors Grant's Interest Rate Observer, raised questions about the health of Signet Jewelers' credit portfolio and other concerns. (Read excerpts from the report here)

Other topics include:

  • His overall outlook on the economy and the consumer.
  • The pulse on the credit market and when the Fed might increase interest rates.

The broadcast interview can be viewed in its entirety here, but you must be a CNBC Pro subscriber.