Macro Voices Podcasts

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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 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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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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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Vincent Deluard to MacroVoices. Erik and Vincent discuss:

  • Shortcomings of 60/40 portfolio and its implications
  • Why secular inflation is on the horizon and what would it look like?
  • Generational gap in wealth – what policies will bridge that gap?
  • U.S. Dollar – is this the beginning of the end?
  • Outlook on European economy and markets
  • Why inflation still hasn’t happened
  • Perspectives on gold and precious metals 

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

  • Has Jim really changed his views and turned bullish?
  • Coronavirus crisis update
  • V-bottom recovery in the stock market does not equal v-bottom recovery in the economy
  • FED’s balance sheet expansion – where is it headed, what’s the endgame?
  • MMT – what are the risks and how does it unfold?
  • Fixed income markets – outlook on bond yields
  • Devaluation of the US dollar and the possibility of it losing its reserve currency status
  • Outlook on Gold

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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Jeff Snider to MacroVoices. Erik and Jeff discuss:

  • 2008 Recession and QE, how it differs from other recessions
  • Diminishing economic growth
  • Perspectives on Ben Bernanke’s and other central banker’s performance in the aftermath of 2008 recession
  • Debunking the idea of central banks being central
  • Banks are shrinking – bank stocks are reflecting risks
  • Primary components of the global monetary system and how they work

 

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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Grant Williams to MacroVoices. Erik and Grant discuss:

  • How to navigate the current environment of escalating civil unrest and the social divide
  • Rise of MMT – how close are we and what should we expect?
  • How long will the central bank balance sheet expansion continue?
  • The global recession – how does it compare to recessions in the past and how long will it last?
  • Outlook on Gold
  • Changing political climate in Hong Kong and its impact on US/China relations
  • Perspectives on the impact of the upcoming US Presidential election

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

  • U.S. Deficit was already growing pre-COVID19 crisis
  • Current employment dislocation compared to 2009
  • Is the Fed's monetary policy what's driving the V-shaped recovery in stock prices?
  • Fed's policy to inject more liquidity into the real economy and its implications
  • Will Monetary Policy 3 lead us to consumer price inflation risk?
  • Gold vs. Money supply and real interest rates
  • Possible impact on the markets from the upcoming U.S. Presidential election

 

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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Hugh Hendry to MacroVoices. Erik and Hugh discuss:

  • "Put Joe Rogan in Charge of the Fed! - The Dawn of Chaos"
  • Perspective on the stock advance relative to money supply expansion
  • Balance sheet expansion of the Fed and other central banks
  • Which direction will this monetary policy take?
  • Wealth inequality
  • Implementation of MMT and devaluing the dollar - is this a good idea?
  • Hugh's journey from hedge fund manager to property investor

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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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