No matter what they say, the Federal Reserve is actually pleased to see consumer price inflation so high because it’s one way of deflating the debt. Chances of success are, however, doubtful, according to this week’s guest, Murray Gunn, as bond markets are already demanding higher interest rates. Join your host Dennis Tubbergen on today’s episode of Retirement Lifestyle Advocates radio for an insightful discussion and Mr. Gunn’s forecast for the coming months.
Murray Gunn is Head of Global Research at Elliott Wave International. He worked as a fund manager in global bonds, currencies and stocks, including long posts at Standard Life Investments and the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority. He then joined HSBC Bank as Head of Technical Analysis. Murray is the author of Trading Regime Analysis (Wiley, 2009) and a contributor to Socionomic Studies of Society and Culture (Socionomics Institute Press, 2017). In April 2018, Murray took over the helm of The European Short-Term Update. You can also read his commentary in Global Market Perspective, Interest Rates Pro Services and Currency Pro Services, and on deflation.com.
Could we be looking at the peak in the markets? Many have been forecasting a market crash for years that the Fed has so far been able to forestall through money printing. Our guest this week, economic cycles expert Mr. Harry Dent, says that both the generation cycle and technology cycle are trending down, which sets us up for a once in a life-time event. Join your host, Dennis Tubbergen, on Retirement Lifestyle Advocates radio where he and Mr. Dent talk about what’s ahead in 2022.
Mr. 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.”
The has long ago adopted a policy of supporting financial assets in order to maintain economic confidence. Now they’ve suggested that they’re going to wind down the $120 billion in monthly QE by March or April of 2022. Our guest this week on Retirement Lifestyle Advocates radio is Mr. Alasdair Macleod. Your host, Dennis Tubbergen, talks with Mr. Macleod about his views on the likelihood of tapering so quickly, how the government will fund it’s $3 trillion annual deficit spending, and the effects on the financial assets they’ve pledged to support.
Alasdair Macleod is the head of research at Gold Money Holding, a well-respected author, and a noted expert in world economics. Mr. Macleod has been a celebrated stockbroker and Member of the London Stock Exchange for over four decades. His experience encompasses equity and bond markets, fund management, corporate finance, and investment strategy.
Inflation is now running at three and a half times higher than the Fed’s target rate of 2 percent. The Fed is clearly worried about this, and now appears poised to announce a doubling of the tapering at next week’s FOMC meeting in an effort to get the table set for interest rate hikes and normalization. On this week’s Retirement Lifestyle Advocates radio show your host Dennis Tubbergen talks with guest Michael Pento about the repercussions the Fed’s tapering action is likely to have on the markets. Listen in to hear Mr. Pento’s predictions for the markets in the coming year.
Michael Pento is the President and Founder of Pento Portfolio Strategies with more than 27 years of investment experience. He was the portfolio creator and consultant to Delta/Claymore’s commodity portfolios that raised more than $3 billion, distributed through Claymore/Guggenheim’s sales network. He produces the weekly podcast “The Mid-Week Reality Check” and is the author of the book “The Coming Bond Market Collapse.”