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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 lays out the reasons he invested in Abaxx Technologies, what the company is about, and how investors can get involved when ABXX stock starts trading publicly on December 15th.

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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome David Rosenberg to MacroVoices. Erik and David discuss:

  • Has the market  priced in the vaccine news?
  • How does this translate into the stock market
  • Shift to secular inflation or return to deflation?
  • Where is the stock market headed from here?
  • Will US Treasury will go negative on 10yr or will they stay at zero?
  • Treasuries vs. Gold

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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Daniel Lacalle to MacroVoices. Erik and Daniel discuss:

  • Perspective on recent rally in market amidst the pandemic and U.S. Elections
  • Spike in COVID cases, are things going to get worse before it gets better?
  • Would expectation of more government stimulus lead to lower yields?
  • Likelihood of secular inflation due to more money printing and more deficit spending
  • Challenges ECB is facing with insolvent countries borrowing at low yields?
  • Will foreign policies reverse under Biden administration?
  • Is U.S. fracking industry facing a major threat from Biden administration energy policy?

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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Lakshman Achuthan to MacroVoices. Erik and Lakshman discuss:

  • All-time highs in the stock market despite the pandemic – what cycle does this reflect?
  • What cycle is driving the recovery?
  • How to manage cycle risks
  • What does USFIG (U.S. Future Inflation Gauge)suggest comes next?
  • When to expect secular inflation based on leading indicators
  • What cycles tell us about the recent upside in the stock market

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MacroVoices #218 Lakshman Achuthan: What cycles teach us about what to espect post-Coronavirus

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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Marin Katusa to MacroVoices. Erik and Marin discuss:

  • Perspectives on MMT and how it affects the gold market
  • How far are we in the gold bull market cycle
  • What would change the investment mindset on gold with MMT on the horizon?
  • Why investors need to consider currency conversion factor when investing in gold
  • What is in store for the natural resources sector?
  • Opportunities in gold mining vs. copper mining
  • Asset allocation in natural resources sector

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Erik Townsend welcomes Artem Milinchuck, Founder & CEO of FarmTogether and Scott Lynn, Founder & CEO of Masterworks.io to MacroVoices. Erik, Artem and Scott discuss:

  • Democratizing Alternatives: What inspired the creation of Masterworks.io and FarmTogether.com
  • Why these asset classes were previously reserved to the ultra-wealthy
  • Profile of the typical farmland and fine art investor
  • Outlook for fine art and farmland in a post-pandemic world
  • The impact of low interest rates on farmland and fine art investing

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      Masterworks.io

 

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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Tian Yang to MacroVoices. Erik and Tian discuss:

  • Inflation driven commodity super cycle – when will it happen?
  • When will  consumer price inflation starts?
  • How to manage your portfolio to prepare for inflation
  • COVID-19 pandemic impacts on prices
  • How to position for commodity super cycle
  • How to approach different commodity sectors for allocation
  • Outlook on precious metals

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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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MACRO VOICES is presented for informational and entertainment purposes only. The information presented in MACRO VOICES should NOT be construed as investment advice. Always consult a licensed investment professional before making important investment decisions. The opinions expressed on MACRO VOICES are those of the participants. MACRO VOICES, its producers, and hosts Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna shall NOT be liable for losses resulting from investment decisions based on information or viewpoints presented on MACRO VOICES.

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