In the 1970s, when Paul Volcker was cranking up interest rates to kill off inflation, he could do that because the size of the federal debt was only about 30% of the GDP at the time. Today, the federal debt is about 130% of GDP. No matter what Jerome Powell’s intentions are, even if he has the same fortitude as Volcker had in fighting inflation, he just doesn’t have the tools. In fact, he has nothing he can really do. Our guest this week on Retirement Lifestyle Advocates radio is Brien Lundin. Join your host, Dennis Tubbergen, as he and Brien discuss the fate of the dollar as the reserve currency, an international return to a gold standard, and the current state of world markets.
Brien Lundin is the President and CEO of Jefferson Financial, editor and publisher of Gold Newsletter, a publication that has ranked among the world’s leading precious metals and resource stock advisories since 1971 and is also the host of the famed New Orleans Investment Conference, the world’s oldest and most respected gold investment event.
By the time this recession/depression is over, which could be 3-5 years from now, the industrials will be below 5,000. That’s how bad it’s going to be as this thing deepens. And the S&P will be finding itself back down below 600. The forecast for stocks from this week’s guest, Dr. Robert McHugh. Join your host, Dennis Tubbergen on Retirement Lifestyle Advocates radio to hear Dr. McHugh’s forecast for commodities, labor, and the economy.
Robert McHugh, Ph.D. is President and Chief Executive Officer of Main Line Investors, Inc., and the proprietor of the Technical Indicator Index. He has testified before the U.S. Congress on Federal Reserve matters and is the author of “The Coming Economic Ice Age, Five Critical Steps to Survive and Prosper”.
Interest rates going to be high and inflation could last for the next 30 years. Incredible as it sounds, that’s the forecast from our guest this week, Dr. Charles Nenner, renowned expert in the psychology of cycles. Your host, Dennis Tubbergen, talks with Dr. Nenner not only about his forecasts for commodities, but also wars, and climate change. Hold on to your seat, this is an episode you don’t want to miss.
Dr. Charles Nenner’s career is truly impressive: he earned a medical degree from the University of Amsterdam in 1984 prior to embarking on a long and distinguished career as a financial consultant, researcher, and analyst. He has worked for Windsor NY, Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, Rabobank International, and Ofek Securities in Tel Aviv.
We have experienced the greatest financial bubble in history. Total financial assets in the world today are almost seven times, GDP at 95 trillion, it’s about $660 trillion in financial assets. Our guest this week on Retirement Lifestyle Advocates radio, Mr. Harry Dent says yes, we are in a recession, and it’s going to get much worse. Dent provides your host, Dennis Tubbergen with his forecast for stocks, and real estate markets which he predicts will bottom in late 2023 or early 2024. It’s an enlightening conversation you don’t want to miss.
Harry Dent is internationally recognized for the accuracy of his economic forecasts and is the author of the #1 best-selling book, Zero Hour. He’s appeared on “Good Morning America,” PBS, CNBC, CNN, and Fox News. He’s been featured in Barron’s, Investor’s Business Daily, Entrepreneur, Fortune, Success, U.S. News and, World Report, Business Week, The Wall Street Journal, American Demographics, and Omni. He is a regular guest on Fox Business’s “America’s Nightly Scorecard.”