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.”
The country of El Salvador recently announced its acceptance of Bitcoin as legal tender. That should have been very bullish for Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in general… but instead, within minutes, Bitcoin’s value plummeted nearly 12 percent. According to our guest on Retirement Lifestyle Advocates radio, Mr. Rob Kirby, the FED and other central banks are manipulating the crypto markets, just as they do gold/silver markets. Listen in as Mr. Kirby explains to your host Dennis Tubbergen why and how he believes the US dollar’s reserve currency status could be over by year’s end.
Rob Kirby received his post-secondary education at York University [Economics] in Toronto. Upon completion, he worked on an institutional trading desk for most of the 1980s and right up until 1996. Mr. Kirby began writing in 1997 and was involved in a number of entrepreneurial pursuits. In 2002, he went to work for Investor’s Group, the largest Mutual Fund Company in Canada until September ’04 when he resigned to write about the markets.