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hedge fund manager Erik Townsend

Erik Townsend is a retired software entrepreneur turned hedge fund manager. Throughout his career, Erik has capitalized on his ability to understand complex systems and anticipate paradigm shifts far in advance of the mainstream. Read More...

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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Stephanie Kelton to MacroVoices. Erik and Stephanie discuss:

  • Why using taxes to pay for government spending is a myth
  • If the government can print money, why are taxes still necessary?
  • What measures does MMT use to overcome inflation risk?
  • Debunking the myth that the future generation will have to pay for the current national debt
  • Risk of dilution in value of dollars due to government money printing
  • Constraints of MMT

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Erik Townsend and guest co-host Kevin Muir welcome Mike Alkin & Guy Keller to MacroVoices. Erik, Mike and Guy discuss:

  • Future of nuclear power industry
  • How big is the Uranium mining industry post-Fukushima
  • Collapse of market capitalization of Uranium mining
  • How Uranium market works
  • Investment opportunities in Uranium market

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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Dr. Pippa Malmgren to MacroVoices. Erik and Pippa discuss:

  • Perspectives on recent Presidential debate
  • Supreme court legal precedent
  • Doespolitical uncertainty in the U.S. create an opportunity for China?
  • Accuracy of polls and how investors should consider them
  • Possible outcomes and what that would mean for the markets
  • Possibility of Donald Trump launching a news network

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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Art Berman to MacroVoices. Erik and Art discuss:

  • Update on Art’s 2020 U.S.oil production narrative
  • How big of a decline in production should we expect?
  • Supply in demand imbalance – where is oil price headed from here?
  • What investors should look for in anticipation of resumption of normal demand
  • What level of demand to expect post-crisis?
  • Decreasing price sensitivity to changes in comparative inventory 
  • Will we ever get back to pre-crisis consumption levels?

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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Alex Gurevich to MacroVoices. Erik and Alex discuss:

  • Is the bond bull market finally coming to an end?
  • Possibility of negative rates
  • Secular shift from disinflation toward inflation
  • US dollar outlook – beginning of a secular decline?
  • Perspectives on gold and equity markets
  • Impact of monetary policy on liquidity

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SPECIAL POST GAME GUEST- Jim Bianco

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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Juliette Declercq to MacroVoices. Erik and Juliette discuss:

  • Prognosis on the U.S. Presidential Election
  • Why the Republicans have not yet folded on the next relief package?
  • Vicious circle from lower confidence to higher unemployment
  • What would a contested election mean for the markets?
  • U.S. dollar outlook
  • Possibility of U.S. Real Yields to collapse

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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Mike Green to MacroVoices. Erik and Mike discuss:

  • Active vs passive investing dynamics
  • Is QE what’s driving the stock market and how does MMT fit in
  • Will MMT bring runaway inflation and what are the implications?
  • Is the bond bull market coming to an end?
  • What investors should look out for during a period of hyperinflation
  • Outlook on gold
  • Potential risks and threats of U.S. dollar losing its reserve currency status
  • Perspectives on digital currency 

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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Luke Gromen to MacroVoices. Erik and Luke discuss:

  • Is this the beginning of the big move down for the US dollar?
  • Why the US will have to what Luke calls “print the mostest” in the dollar endgame
  • What does “printing the most” entail?
  • What is the catalyst that would bring a secular decline of the dollar?
  • US fiscal condition – accelerate borrowing and spending, where are we headed from here?
  • Perspective on the soaring S&P500what does this mean?
  • Outlook on Gold
  • Perspectives on how the US Presidential election outcome will impact the markets

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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Brent Johnson to MacroVoices. Erik and Brent discuss:

  • What is next for the U.S. Dollar?
  • Will the change in monetary system provide a viable alternative to the dollar?
  • S&P 500 breaking out to the upside – what comes next?
  • Soaring stock market – is this driven by central banks buying stocks using cash from QE?
  • Outlook on gold and commodities
  • Can U.S. Treasuries see negative yields?
  • Perspectives on the upcoming U.S. Presidential election

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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Jesse Felder to MacroVoices. Erik and Jesse discuss:

  • New all-time highs in the stock market despite the pandemic – what does this mean?
  • Jesse’s perspectives on Mike Green’s thesis about passive investment strategy
  • Is the retail mania driven by the Fed?
  • Perspectives on stock split and still rising TSLA
  • Is the bond market the key to stop the Fed’s frivolous money printing
  • Is this the beginning of the end for US dollar?
  • Outlook on Gold

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