June 11, 2021

The Fed Is Preventing Negative Interest Rates Using Reverse Repos

Reverse Repurchase Agreements on the Fed’s balance sheet have surged from $0 in mid-March to $535 billion on June 10th. Many people have begun to ask if the suddenness of this development portends a new crisis in the financial markets. It doesn’t. The latest Macro Watch video explains what Reverse Repurchase Agreements are and why…
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May 28, 2021

When The Fed Tapers QE, Will Asset Prices Crash?

The Fed is now signaling that it will soon begin to discuss when to Taper Quantitative Easing. This is an important policy development that could significantly impact asset prices during the weeks ahead. The new Macro Watch video examines what happened to asset prices the last time the Fed Tapered QE, in order to anticipate…
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May 15, 2021

Will Gold Crash Again?

There are now reasons for concern that Gold could soon experience another serious correction as it did following its peaks in 1975, 1980 and 2011 when its price fell 45%, 62% and 42%, respectively. First, the Fed is very likely to taper Quantitative Easing next year.  When it does, if not before, the price of Gold…
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May 13, 2021

Interview: Inflation, Liquidity and MMT

I was recently interviewed by Andy Tanner for the Cashflow Academy podcast. Whenever I speak with Andy, I always end up feeling smarter and happier.  It’s impossible not to be inspired by his enthusiasm for learning and teaching.  I believe you will enjoy this conversation as much as I did. Topics include: Why doing fundamental analysis on…
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May 7, 2021

Interview on Rich Dad Radio

I recently had a great conversation with my friends Robert and Kim Kiyosaki for Rich Dad Radio.  So far, this interview has been viewed nearly 250,000 times on YouTube alone.   Bestselling authors, entrepreneurs, educators and genuinely nice people, with a devoted, world-wide following numbering in the tens of millions, Robert and Kim need no introduction.  Here…
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April 23, 2021

Speech: How Capitalism Died & Where That Leave Us

PLEASE NOTE: The link to the speech did not work when this blog was posted. It has been fixed. Apologies for the inconvenience. RD Capitalism did not die overnight.  It took two World Wars and then some to kill it.  But it’s dead now.  If you still believe that our economy is driven by laissez-faire “market forces”, then…
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April 20, 2021

How To Learn The Most From Macro Watch

The latest Macro Watch video explains to new (and existing) subscribers what they should do and the steps they should take to learn the most from Macro Watch: Subscribe to the free Macro Watch blog. Watch the introductory Courses. Find videos using the Video Index tab. Watch the speech: “How The Economy And The Financial…
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April 16, 2021

Interview: Are We Heading Towards Massive Inflation?

I was recently interviewed for the first time by Marco Santarelli for the Passive Real Estate Investing podcast.  Our discussion focused on the outlook for Inflation. This is another interview that I highly recommend you listen to. Topics include: Why Inflation matters to investors. Why big budget deficits and large-scale money printing by central banks used…
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April 13, 2021

New Interview: Highly Recommended

I was recently interviewed by Patrick Donohoe for The Wealth Standard Podcast. If you want to understand how our economic system evolved into what it is today, what drives it now, and what opportunities it creates for our society and for us as individuals, then you need to listen to this interview. Patrick begins the…
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April 10, 2021

Debt, Credit and Wealth Soared In 2020

Total Credit in the United States soared by an astonishing $8 trillion last year to $83.5 Trillion, well above the previous peak increase of $5 trillion in 2007.   Household Wealth expanded even more, by $11.9 Trillion to $130 Trillion.  US Wealth has more than doubled over the past 12 years. At the end of 2020, Total…
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April 3, 2021

Interview: Why Asset Prices Could Keep Surging

I was recently interviewed by Keith Weinhold for Get Rich Education. We discussed why the Fed is unlikely to tighten Monetary Policy any time soon and why that means stock prices and property prices are likely to keep moving higher. Topics include: The tidal wave of Liquidity that is now entering the financial markets and…
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March 26, 2021

Surging Money Supply Growth Won’t Cause Inflation

Will asset prices soon be crushed by Inflation and higher Interest Rates?  This is perhaps the most important question investors must grapple with today. The financial markets are on edge because many economists and financial analysts are warning that the recent large increase in the Money Supply will lead to high rates of Inflation. They believe…
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February 20, 2021

Inflation Won’t Force The Fed To Tighten in 2021

Monetary Policy in the United States is extraordinarily loose.  The Federal Funds Rate is very close to 0% and the Fed is creating $120 billion a month through Quantitative Easing.  This extremely loose Monetary Policy is very supportive for asset prices, which are moving up across the board. Moreover, the US economic outlook for 2021 appears bright.  With…
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