“Bank regulators were really asleep at the switch. They had all the red flags for Silicon Valley Bank back in 2019. They raised concerns, but they never forced any actions. The rating agencies were asleep at the switch as well. They were rating Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank as investment grade securities right up to the end.” Our guest this week on Retirement Lifestyle Advocates radio is A. Gary Shilling. He talks with your host, Dennis Tubbergen, about the systemic risks in the banking industry and provides his forecast for a recession in the coming months.
Dr. A. Gary Shilling is an American financial analyst and commentator who appears on a regular basis in publications such as Forbes magazine, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. He is also the author of the monthly newsletter INSIGHT and the book “The Age of Deleveraging.” You can get a free copy of the INSIGHT newsletter by calling 888-346-7444.
Global debt is around 300 trillion today. At the beginning of this century, it was just under 100 trillion, and it’s gone up three times just in the last 20 years. And over the last 10 years, there’s been a massive growth in derivatives, now estimated to exceed $2 quadrillion. Don’t miss this week’s episode of Retirement Lifestyle Advocates radio, where your host, Dennis Tubbergen, talks with first-time guest Egon von Greyerz about his forecast for how global debt and derivatives risk will be reconciled and what that means for the future of our economy, the markets, and the financial system.
Egon von Greyerz is the founder and managing partner of Matterhorn Asset Management. He began his professional life in Geneva, Switzerland, as a banker and thereafter spent 17 years as the Finance Director and Executive Vice-Chairman of Dixons Group Plc. During the 1990s, Egon von Greyerz became actively involved with financial investment activities, including mergers and acquisitions and asset allocation consultancy for private family funds. This led to the creation of MAM as an asset management company based on wealth preservation principles.
What does the length of hemlines in women’s fashion have to do with trends in the stock market? Discover the answer on this week’s Retirement Lifestyle Advocates radio program where your host, Dennis Tubbergen, talks with our guest Mr. Murray Gunn about what Elliot Wave principle and Socionomics indicate for future of the markets. It’s a thought-provoking conversation will not want to miss.
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.
Paraphrasing from an article written by Dr. Fauci, where he says that we need a new infrastructure of human existence in which basically we get rid of cities, we get rid of birthday parties, we get rid of sports events, we get rid of bars, restaurants, and all the normal things we consider to be social. Our guest this week, Jeffrey Tucker talks with your host Dennis Tubbergen about what Dr. Fauci’s ultimate goal may have been, and the catastrophic effects the lockdown policies had on the entire world. Tucker’s insights are remarkable. Don’t miss this week’s episode of Retirement Lifestyle Advocates radio.
Jeffrey A. Tucker is the Founder and President of the Brownstone Institute and the author of many thousands of articles in the scholarly and popular press and ten books in 5 languages, most recently publisher of Blindsight is 2020. He is also the editor of The Best of Mises. He speaks widely on topics of economics, technology, social philosophy, and culture.