Inflation’s Next Move: Economic Collapse? | Steve Hanke

Wealthion, Released on 4/18/24

Join us in an enlightening conversation with Professor Steve Hanke, renowned economist from Johns Hopkins University. In this episode, James Connor delves deep into the nuances of monetary policy, inflation, and potential recessions with expert insights from Hanke. Discover how changes in the money supply could signal significant shifts in the economy and what it means for your investments. Stay tuned as we decode complex economic indicators and prepare for potential market shifts. Watch to learn how you can shield your wealth in uncertain times!

0:00 – Introduction
2:12 – Money Supply Explanation
11:16 – Economic Predictions and Historical Analysis
14:03 – Recession Discussion
22:18 – Current Economic Conditions
35:00 – The Fed and Rates
37:37 – Political and Economic Bias
45:04 – Closing Remarks

Steve Hanke is an American applied economist at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. He is also a senior fellow and director of the Troubled Currencies Project at the libertarian Cato Institute in Washington, DC, and co-director of the Johns Hopkins University’s Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health, and the Study of Business Enterprise in Baltimore, Maryland. Hanke is known for his work as a currency reformer in emerging-market countries. He was a senior economist with President Ronald Reagan’s Council of Economic Advisers from 1981 to 1982, and has served as an adviser to heads of state in countries throughout Asia, South America, Europe, and the Middle East. He is also known for his work on currency boards, dollarization, hyperinflation, water pricing and demand, benefit-cost analysis, privatization, and other topics in applied economics. Hanke has written extensively as a columnist for Forbes magazine and other publications. He is also a currency and commodity trader.

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