Jim Rickards covers the Fed, inflation, gold, markets

Rock Solid Investing, Released on 3/21/24

Economist and geopolitical expert Jim Rickards on why the market needs to stop banking on more than one rate cut from the Fed, how Wall Street has been wrong for two years and the looming threat of commercial property held by the banks.

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(0:48) Introduction
(3:30) – How does the market continue to get the Fed wrong
(8:00) – How a 3% inflation halves in value in three years
(12:03) – Central banks rarely do anything quickly
(18:30) – Inflation: Supply chain driven or easy money?
(27:30) – A glut of commercial property
(33:50) – “You’re out of rabbits”
(40:19) – Trump V. Biden showdown
(53:00) – A classic daiquiri

Jim Rickards is a lawyer, investment banker and economist with over thirty years’ experience in capital markets. He is currently Chief Global Strategist at Meraglim. He advises the Department of Defense, the U.S. intelligence community, and major hedge funds on global finance, and served as a facilitator of the first ever financial war games conducted by the Pentagon. A frequent guest on financial news programs, Rickards is also the author of The New York Times bestselling novels Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis and The Death of Money. His latest book is Sold Out: How Broken Supply Chains, Surging Inflation, and Political Instability Will Sink the Global Economy.

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