Macro Voices Podcasts

Erik Townsend

In this episode: 

  • Why there’s no alternative to nuclear for finding 156,000 TWh of clean energy
  • Shortcomings of Light Water reactors
  • The ORNL Molten Salt Reactor Experiment & why it was cancelled
  • Why Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, and Fukushima should have been prevented
  • Why we need a crisis to precede a Nuclear Renaissance
  • Overcoming Weapons Proliferation & Waste Disposal objections
  • Way of the future: Small, modular reactors built in factories

 

 

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Viktor Shvets

Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Viktor Shvets to MacroVoices. Erik and Viktor discuss:

  • Reflections on Ukraine/Russia conflict and its impact on the globe
  • Inflation outlook
  • Interest rates, GDP & recession outlook
  • Perspectives on equities and gold
  • Re-opening of China, conflict between China/Taiwan

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Lyn Alden

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

  • Energy outlook
  • Decoupling of unemployment rate vs. federal deficit
  • Reflexive effects of social security trust drawdown
  • Debt and gold
  • Interest expense
  • Fed remittances
  • Increase in banks holding of treasuries
  • Recession outlook & commodities outlook

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Robert Friedland

Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Robert 
Friedland to MacroVoices. Erik and Robert discuss:

  • Global energy crisis
  • Impacts on oil prices if Russia withholds oil export
  • Importance of Saudi Arabia’s role
  • Global recession and energy prices
  • Geothermal energy
  • Drilling vs. Spalling
  • Copper – supply and demand

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Darius Dale

Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Darius Dale to MacroVoices. Erik and Dale discuss:

  • Is the bear market over?
  • What to expect in first half of 2023 
  • Chronology of stock market moves with impending recession
  • Implications of deglobalized world economy
  • Weaponization of inflation
  • Outlook on commodities and gold

 

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Justin Huhn

Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Justin Huhn to MacroVoices. Erik and Justin discuss:

  • Overall investment argument for nuclear energy
  • Bifurcation of nuclear energy market
  • Available options for investing in nuclear
  • Strategy for investing in miners
  • Invest in the fuel or in the technology?
  • Understanding the nuclear fuel cycle and how to invest in it
  • Investing in conversion and enrichment

 

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Mark Nelson

Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Mark Nelson to MacroVoices. Erik and Mark discuss:

  • History of nuclear power industry
  • Nuclear waste disposal
  • Nuclear weapons proliferation risk
  • How the nuclear decommissioning fund works
  • Potential alternatives to nuclear energy
  • Advanced nuclear
  • Nuclear fuel cycle

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Jim Bianco

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

  • Latest CPI data
  • Has Inflation peaked?
  • FOMC – Fed raising rates
  • How high will the terminal rate go
  • Outlook on treasury yields and high yield market
  • Current situation in China
  • Recent rally in gold 

 

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Luke Gromen

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

  • Is the bear market over?
  • Inflation and what’s driving the price inflation?
  • Injection of liquidity by central banks and increased deficits
  • Government debt spiral
  • Effects of bifurcation and deglobalization of global economy
  • Outlook on gold
  • Will the Fed change course?

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David Rosenberg

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

  • Recent bear market rallies – is the bottom in?
  • How the Fed will manage monetary policy
  • Has inflation peaked?
  • Recent rally in gold
  • Rising geopolitical conflicts and its impact on investors
  • China re-opening

 

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Pippa Malmgren

Erik Townsend welcomes Dr. Pippa Malmgren to MacroVoices. Erik and Pippa discuss:

  • World War III – what it really means
  • Russia’s willingness to weaponize oil prices and what that means for the markets
  • Why is mainstream media keeping the public in the dark?
  • Russia/Ukraine conflict
  • Crypto currencies & CBDC’s
  • Start of a space race
  • Return of Donald Trump
  • Reopening of China

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

  • Proxy wars & the new war cycle
  • Dimensions to expect in the current ongoing war
  • Possible motives of escalating “friendly competition” to proxy wars
  • Is deflation on the horizon that will lead to depression?
  • Indebtedness of US & outlook on treasuries 
  • Perspectives on gold & uranium 
  • China’s reopening and their resumption of consumption

 

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Rory Johnston

Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Rory Johnston to MacroVoices. Erik and Rory discuss:

  • Will the supply/demand levels return to pre-pandemic levels?
  • What to expect from Guyanese offshore oil
  • Shale growth – how high can it go?
  • China re-opening and its impact on energy market
  • EU’s embargo on Russian oil 
  • Purpose of SPR  

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Eric Peters

Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Eric Peters to MacroVoices. Erik and Eric discuss:

  • Perspectives on current geopolitical landscape
  • Rising conflicts and Inflation 
  • Supply chain disruptions
  • Food and energy
  • How to navigate investing in the current economic backdrop
  • What China re-opening would mean for the rest of the world
  • New regime of financial repression on the horizon?

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Ole Hansen

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

  • Commodities outlook
  • Fed’s policy and inflation
  • List of stocks to watch out for
  • Lack of investments, decarbonization and electrification
  • Perspectives on US dollar
  • Contango and backwardation
  • Will inflation persist during a recession?
  • CoT report 
  • Possibility of negative natural gas prices in Europe
  • Copper, gold and agriculture

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Louis-Vincent Gave

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

  • Liquidity crisis and what lies ahead
  • China’s ongoing lockdown and its implications on the global economy
  • Will Xi Jinping pivot?
  • Global energy crisis & NOPEC bill
  • Re-opening of China and increasing inflation
  • Bond market outlook

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Daniel Lacalle

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

  • Energy crisis in Europe
  • EU policy makers and their beliefs in efficacy of sanctions
  • Nord Stream pipeline sabotage 
  • What level of hardship is expected in Europe in coming months
  • Inflation and demand destruction
  • Will energy supply return to pre-pandemic levels?
  • Investing in current economic landscape
  • Outlook on US dollar

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Alex Gurevich

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

  • Inflation – will it get worse?
  • Energy crisis in Europe and UK policy response
  • Will the current economic backdrop persist?
  • Jay Powell and the Fed’s focus on core PCE
  • Depression on horizon?
  • Consequences to the US dollar
  • Dollar and the emerging market debt

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Jeff Snider

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

  • Fundamentals of Eurodollar system
  • What do the international markets have to do with the value of USD
  • Divestiture of foreign exchange assets
  • Best way to implement global digital currency system

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Mike Alkin Adam Rodman

Erik Townsend welcomes Mike Alkin & Adam Rodman to MacroVoices. Erik and guests discuss:

  • The Uranium Fuel Cycle
  • The perceived dangers of Uranium production are misunderstood
  • Built on-site vs. modular ‘’factory’’ reactors
  • The Uranium enrichment process
  • Investing in Uranium: Opportunities and Risks
  • The Effect of Fukushima on the Uranium industry and where the industry stands today
  • The East as leaders of global Uranium production & enrichment and its effects on geopolitics and the energy crisis.

 

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