Macro Voices Podcast: Highly Recommended
Posted May 6, 2016
I highly recommend you listen to this free MacroVoices podcast. It explains the real origins of our global economic crisis. It also describes how the crisis is likely to play out during the years ahead.
Richard Duncan: What the history of monetary policy tells us about our future
Erik Townsend welcomes Richard Duncan to MacroVoices. Erik and Richard discuss:
- The events in world history which have led to increased government spending and record debt
- The catalysts that made everything “pop” in 2008
- How QE works, who benefits from it, and how likely it is to persist
- The results of having a government directed economic system for over 76 years
- Unique conditions which allowed extraordinary policy from the Fed, and how the US could capitalize on them
- The looming threat of war increasing due to a “need” for increased government spending
- The alternative forms of government spending we could see in lieu of war
- The possibility, and likely futility of “helicopter money”
- Why we won’t see the end of the USD’s role as world reserve currency anytime soon
- And fistfuls of more good stuff…
The interview begins at minute 17.
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