Economist’s “News and Views” Friday 4-5-2024

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Is The U.S. Going Bankrupt? Will Your Assets Be Confiscated? Economist Steve Hanke Answers

David Lin:  4-4-2024

Steve Hanke, Professor of Applied Economics at Johns Hopkins University, discusses the Fed’s next course of action, the impact of rising debt on investors, and the result of lowering fertility rates.

0:00 – Intro

 2:00 – Fed monetary policy

4:55 – Inflation outlook

 9:30 – Will the Fed still pivot?

12:45 – Money velocity

 23:30 – Bond yield outlook

26:20 – Interest payments

28:20 – Confiscation of assets

 30:54 – Rising government debt

32:19 – Declining fertility rate

38:20 – Risks to civilization

41:22 – BRICS

45:00 -TikTok ban

50:00 – Dollarization vs. currency board

https://youtube.com/watch?v=x93UILe7ym0%3Ffeature%3Doembed%26enablejsapi%3D1

IMF WARNS OF “COMING PANIC IN THE FINANCIAL MARKETS.” Important Updates.

Greg  Mannarino:  4-5-2024

https://youtube.com/watch?v=YnQBUj_cC7k%3Ffeature%3Doembed%26enablejsapi%3D1

Governments Sleepwalking into Debt Trap with Alasdair Macleod

WTFinance:  4-5-2024

On this episode of the WTFinance podcast I had the pleasure of welcoming back Alasdair Macleod – Head of Research for Goldmoney.

During our conversation we spoke about how the FED have lost control, what this means for inflation and interest rates, the potential bond yield blowout, why the system hasn’t collapsed yet, gold to continue to go higher and more.

I hope you enjoy!

0:00 – Introduction

 1:39 – Overview of markets

3:38 – What influenced stop of bond yield blowout?

 6:57 – Financial repression to save system?

8:22 – Onshoring to benefit US?

9:42 – Why has system not collapsed yet?

11:20 – No strong economy challenging the US?

14:57 – What is behind the rise in gold?

19:12 – Shift in what credit buys you?

22:00 – Speculators benefit from currency depreciation

23:15 – Real assets to benefit?

28:13 – Other commodities to benefit?

30:45 – China indebted?

35:59 – One message to takeaway from our conversation?