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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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February 7, 2021

What’s Driving Tech Stocks: Liquidity, Fundamentals or Both?

Two years ago, Macro Watch made a three-part series on the six largest US Tech Giants, ranked by the size of their spending on Research and Development: Amazon, Alphabet, Intel, Microsoft, Apple and Facebook. Those videos were called “The Tech Giants: Parts One and Two”, and “Alphabet’s Other Bets”.  They focused on those companies’ businesses and products.  …
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January 16, 2021

Stimulus, Inflation, Stocks and Gold: What’s Ahead?

A $900 billion stimulus bill was passed by Congress in December.  President-elect Biden has just proposed a new $1.9 trillion Covid relief package.  Moreover, with the Democrats soon to be in charge of Congress, much more government investment in infrastructure and R&D is expected for this year and next. Will so much additional government spending cause significantly…
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January 2, 2021

Credit: A Year Like No Other

The latest Macro Watch video looks at some of the extraordinary developments in US credit and wealth during the first three quarters of 2020. It also considers what these developments have to teach us about how the outcome of the January 5th Senate races in Georgia could impact the economy, jobs and asset prices. Here…
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December 22, 2020

Big Stimulus Rally Ahead for Stocks and Gold?

An $892 billion stimulus bill was passed by Congress last night.  It is likely to push the price of stocks, gold and other asset classes higher.  The new Macro Watch video explains why. Macro Watch subscribers can log in and watch this video now.  It is 7 minutes long and contains 22 slides that can be downloaded. If you…
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