Lyn Alden: What Happens When Major Currencies Start to Fail? (Part 2/2)

Kitco News, Released on Released on 10/11/23

For Part 1 of this interview, CLICK HERE

Michelle Makori, Lead Anchor and Editor-in-Chief at Kitco News, interviews Lyn Alden, Founder of Lyn Alden Investment Strategy, who says the price of money in the U.S. is controlled by 12 people. Alden discusses the opaque process of setting monetary policy in the U.S. and its global impact. She weighs in on BRICS developments and the latest de-dollarization trends. Alden also explores the idea of the Bitcoin and gold standards.

00:00 – Intro
01:04 – The 12 people who decide ‘the price of money’
07:15 – Fed outlook
09:33 – Economy
12:40 – BRICS and de-dollarization update
18:33 – Price of gold
21:21 – Stablecoins and adoption of Bitcoin
23:44 – Bitcoin Standard, Gold Standard
31:11 – Money as a ledger
35:59 – Are we as far along as Satoshi Nakamoto thought we would be?

Lyn Alden is the founder of Lyn Alden Investment Strategy. Lyn has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a master’s degree in engineering management, with a focus on engineering economics and financial modeling. She worked as an electrical engineer at an aviation facility, and over the course of a decade worked her way up from being an intern to being the lead engineer and running the day-to-day operations and finances of the facility, before retiring early at age 33 with financial independence. Since then, Lyn has been a full-time investor and independent analyst. Her latest book is Broken Money: Why Our Financial System is Failing Us and How We Can Make it Better.

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