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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 Robert Friedland to MacroVoices. Erik and Robert discuss:

  • How investors should think about decarbonization
  • Green Revolution – is there an investment in build out of a new electric grid?
  • What to invest in to benefit from the electrification of the global economy
  • EV and advancement in batteries – is nickel unavoidable?
  • How investors should look at advancement in battery technology
  • Perspectives on commercialization of Thorium reactors
  • The technology needed in order to deliver safe and unlimited electric energy 

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male silhouette.Remember when Kyle Bass appeared on MacroVoices and suggested that Erik should get Josh Crumb on the show to explain all the various dimensions of Abaxx Technologies and how the company plans to disrupt commodity trading by bringing the latest technologies to bear to create smarter commodity markets? The long-awaited interview is finally here. Abaxx founders Josh Crumb and Joe Raia lay out the whole story of what Abaxx intends to do, from a new commodity exchange in Singapore to embracing blockchain technology to redesign how futures markets work, to a new suite of self-sovereign identity tools for finance that could revolutionize the way the industry does business. 
 
 
 

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

  • Is secular inflation upon us?
  • What to make of the rise in long-term bond yields?
  • Are higher yields threatening an equity bear market?
  • Ongoing sector rotation between cyclicals/value and growth sectors
  • What should the FED do next?
  • Outlook on dollar and gold

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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Diego Parrilla to MacroVoices. Erik and Diego discuss:

  • Inflation vs. Deflation narrative
  • Rates market – at what point will the Fed intervene?
  • Negative treasury yield and what that means for equity market
  • VIX on the rise – is the market topping?
  • Outlook on Gold
  • DXY – are we seeing a reversal on the horizon?

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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Ole Hansen to MacroVoices. Erik and Ole discuss:

  • Return of a commodity bull market
  • Increasing real yields vs. gold
  • Green revolution – which commodity will benefit?
  • Increasing demand in Copper
  • Record long exposure in hedge funds – is this where the market tops?
  • Why Roll Yields matter
  • Green transformation and its relationship to correlations in commodities
  • Crude oil – are we nearing a top?
  • Outlook on agriculture, Uranium

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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Lyn Alden to MacroVoices. Erik and Lyn discuss:

  • Perspectives on mainstream deflationists adopting a new inflation view
  • Limits to excessive deficit spending and fiscal stimulus
  • Fiscal vs. Monetary dominance
  • Macro asset allocation strategy in fiscal dominance environment
  • Perspectives on the Fed’s yield control
  • U.S. broad money supply vs. Japanese broad money supply
  • Outlook on Gold and Bitcoin

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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Louis-Vincent Gave to MacroVoices. Erik and Louis discuss:

  • Energy prices and inflation
  • What is driving the stock market to its all-time highs despite the pandemic
  • Has the oil market priced in the recovery?
  • Perspectives on the recent Copper rally and how far can it go?
  • Will Singapore replace Hong Kong as the financial centre of Asia?
  • European market outlook

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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Julian Brigden to MacroVoices. Erik and Julian discuss:

  • Last year’s bullish outlook - does it still stand?
  • Is the current level of spending in the economy being propped up by stimulus?
  • APPL, TSLA and the classic bubble
  • Why would the FED allow the bond market to clear at a market rate?
  • Upside risks to treasury yields
  • Perspectives on impending secular inflation
  • How long do we have until we have a runaway inflation problem?
  • What is the right metric that would indicate when things turn bad?

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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Jim Bianco to MacroVoices. Erik and Jim discuss:

  • Deflation vs. Inflation outlook
  • What could contain and remedy the impending inflation?
  • Investing strategies for inflation
  • Coronavirus update
  • Wall Street Bets –who’s behind it and what’s going on?
  • Last week was GME, and now it’s Silver – will there be another squeeze?

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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Russell Napier to MacroVoices. Erik and Russell discuss:

  • How are stocks rallying to new all-time highs amidst the ongoing pandemic?
  • Stimulus into real economy – will this still support the stock market?
  • How far Bond Yields could go
  • Financial repression and inflation outlook
  • Inflation may be good in the beginning but for how long?
  • Benefits of inflation on the stock market
  • Perspectives on commodities including Copper and agriculture
  • Gold vs. Bitcoin
  • Is there a strategy to evade financial repression?

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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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