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CW 332: Deregulated Hedge Funds with Les Leopold Author of ‘How to Make a Million Dollars An Hour’

Creating Wealth Real Estate Investing with Jason Hartman

Release Date: 08/11/2013

1860 FBF: Compared To What? Buyers Markets, Sellers Markets & Brokers Markets, Demographics & Pensions show art 1860 FBF: Compared To What? Buyers Markets, Sellers Markets & Brokers Markets, Demographics & Pensions

Creating Wealth Real Estate Investing with Jason Hartman

Today's Flashback Friday is from episode 885 published last September 20, 2017. In this solo episode, Jason analyzes widespread public statistics about US home sales, the value of the US Dollar and the looming pension crisis and asks the question ‘compared to what?’ The doomsayers may not be considering all the facts when predicting the collapse of the US economy and the real estate bubble. Jason breaks down the concept of price discovery and details how it is directly impacted by the interest rate. He ends the show by scrutinizing the top-heavy economies in Europe. Key Takeaways: 03:00...

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Creating Wealth Real Estate Investing with Jason Hartman

Peter Zeihan, geopolitical strategist, is back on the show with Jason Hartman to discuss the breakdown of supply chains and global manufacturing, labor shortage, inflationary pressures, generational demographics, the Russia Ukraine conflict, and so much more!  At the moment, the labor disconnect is the single largest issue behind our inflation numbers and the worker shortage will increase every year until 2030. The advanced worker cadre of baby boomers is moving into retirement and the need for government spending to keep these people alive will skyrocket. The very core of globalization...

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Creating Wealth Real Estate Investing with Jason Hartman

We have witnessed a massive shift in Federal Reserve policy over the last several months and a tightening of the money supply and it is having profound effects on the real estate market and on all the financial markets, whether it be precious metals, stocks or cryptocurrencies. It’s been a rough ride for stock and crypto investors, with an absolute bloodbath in these markets recently. But where is the real estate market disaster that everyone is expecting? Where is the real estate market crash? First of all, we've got to distinguish real estate from income property. Are we talking about...

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Creating Wealth Real Estate Investing with Jason Hartman

Today's FlashBack Friday is from episode 1655 published last March 3, 2021. Are we in a Stock Market Bubble? Jason Hartman performs a walk-thru of the Wilshire 5,000 Index, discussing bubbles past and present. What kind of clues can we pick up? Self-management might not be for everyone, but it is for the empowered investor. Listen in for some self-management tips from clients across the Hartman Network.  Key Takeaways: 1:44 Are we in a stock market bubble? Wilshire 5,000 Index 5:54 From The [first] Tech Bubble to the Housing Bubble.  8:19 We have two completely separate economies;...

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1856: Math of Real Estate, T.I.N.A.; Lynette Zang, End of US Dollar Reserve Currency show art 1856: Math of Real Estate, T.I.N.A.; Lynette Zang, End of US Dollar Reserve Currency

Creating Wealth Real Estate Investing with Jason Hartman

The "times they are a changing." In a time when investments are taking a hit, real estate in the "last one standing." Stocks, bonds, cryptocurrencies- nothing still compares to income property. It truly is the IDEAL investment: Income, Depreciation (in taxes), Equity buildup, Appreciation and Leverage. Jason also asked T.I.N.A. on the show but she refused- bad hair day and all... But indeed, There Is No Alternative when one realizes the multi-dimensional aspects of income property compared to other investments; especially a BANK ACCOUNT, where you lose at least 8% per year! (IF you...

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Creating Wealth Real Estate Investing with Jason Hartman

For all of the crash bros out there waiting for a real estate crash, don't hold your breath! Jason Hartman takes you through some revealing statistics from Black Knight Data Reports to show you once again, why a real estate market crash is not on the horizon any time soon and why the housing shortage is set to last decades. Remember, the two value drivers for anything, whether it be currency, mortgages, precious metals, etc, the two value drivers are simply scarcity and utility. When your mortgage is below the current rate, it becomes irreplaceable.  Jason is joined today by ​ Lynette...

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Creating Wealth Real Estate Investing with Jason Hartman

Today's Flashback Friday is from episode 1076 published last October 29, 2018.  Today's episode features Jason Hartman looking at some economic data that's come out in regards to the housing market, and what that means for us as investors. You must be wary of misleading statistics and keep in mind that, even after you close, a real estate deal is never done. Listen in as Jason introduces you to the unconventional thinking when it comes to the demise of Sears for commercial real estate investors and more. Key Takeaways: 4:04 A look at one potential rental income property 9:39 Be mindful of...

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1853: IRAs Under Attack In These States! From Corporate America to Real Estate Empire - Client Case Study, Kim Hopkins show art 1853: IRAs Under Attack In These States! From Corporate America to Real Estate Empire - Client Case Study, Kim Hopkins

Creating Wealth Real Estate Investing with Jason Hartman

Power is the name of the game for politicians and they will do anything to keep it, including protecting the real estate industry at all costs, which is responsible for 3.9 trillion dollars in revenue or nearly 17% of the national gross domestic product. But can a judge rule that creditors can go after the assets in your IRA? Follow the case of a California judge who will decide if creditors may come after your IRA assets not deemed necessary for living expenses or any distributions you take from your IRA.  Jason Hartman is joined by Kim Hopkins, owner of Iron Peak Properties, who shares...

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1852: Inflation PANDEMIC- The Problem of our Lifetime, Jason Speaking in Dallas, Empowered Investor Pro show art 1852: Inflation PANDEMIC- The Problem of our Lifetime, Jason Speaking in Dallas, Empowered Investor Pro

Creating Wealth Real Estate Investing with Jason Hartman

Recently returned from a whirlwind speaking tour, join Jason Hartman as he gives you the latest on inflation: the topic of the year. Actually, more like the biggest problem of our lifetime as it rages across the globe, inflating the cost of living up to 70% in some countries around the world. Are we living through an inflation pandemic? Or is it an inflation PLANDEMIC? What other inflationary pressures are waiting in the wings? Go ahead! You can make fun of Jason's haircut! Compared to what? Compared to a year ago, he did have more hair! :) Today, Jason challenges all listeners about his...

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Creating Wealth Real Estate Investing with Jason Hartman

Today's FlashBack Friday was published last August 21, 2017. Jason welcomes Patrick Donohoe of The Wealth Standard Podcast to discuss the dirty details of pensions, insurance policies and Ponzi schemes. Jason describes the difficulties and common mistakes average retail investors make when investing in financial services. And, Pat gives a comprehensive overview of how to make the most of your existing policies in order to invest your money in the most historically-proven asset class, income property. Key Takeaways: 02:25 Is the US a giant Ponzi scheme? 05:31 Understanding the difference...

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Jason talks with Les Leopold on his new book: "How to Make a Million Dollars an Hour: Why Financial Elites get away with siphoning off America's Wealth." In the interview, Les details just how hedge funds are making unthinkable amounts of money. 

Les Leopold co-founded and currently directs two nonprofit organizations, the Labor Institute of New York and the Public Health Institute. He designs research and educational programs on occupational safety and health, the environment and economics. He also serves as a strategic consultant to the Blue-Green Alliance which brings together trade unions and environmental organizations. Leopold designs research and educational programs on occupational safety and health, the environment, and economics and helped form an alliance between the United Steel Workers Union and the Sierra Club. He is a proud graduate of Oberlin College and Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (MPA 1975). 

Leopold also authored several other books about "The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor: The Life and Times of Tony Mazzocchi," (Chelsea Green Publishing, 2006.) If you'd like to read more by Les, you can take a look at his articles published by AlterNet at http://www.alternet.org/authors/les-leopold-0