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.”