Has the mainstream media changed, or has technology provided the platform for a more democratized exchange of ideas, hence revealing the degree to which news has been crafted for public consumption? Your host, Dennis Tubbergen explores this question with our guest this week, Dr. Peter Jacobsen on Retirement Lifestyle Advocates radio. An intriguing conversation that you’ll not want to miss.
Peter Jacobsen is the Gwartney Professor of Economic Education and Research and Ottawa University. He obtained his BS in economics from Southeast Missouri State University. After finishing his BS, he worked in banking for a year and then began to pursue his Ph.D. at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. He received his Ph.D. in December 2020. Peter is currently continuing his research while fulfilling his passion for teaching economics to the students at Ottawa University.
To learn more about our guest, Dr. Peter Jacobsen, please visit www.peter-jacobsen.com. To learn more about Retirement Lifestyle Advocates, please visit our website at www.RetirementLifestyleAdvocates.com.
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.”