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AMA 75 - "The Great Withdrawal" with Lowell Ponte

American Monetary Association

Release Date: 02/12/2014

339: Harry Dent Rants, Coronavirus Cover-Up, China Peaked show art 339: Harry Dent Rants, Coronavirus Cover-Up, China Peaked

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Jason Hartman with guest, Harry Dent, for the rant of the year! “This is a bubble that is waiting to pop,” says Dent as he opens up about the Coronavirus just being a cover for some underlying economic issues. “This is much worse than a debt-bubble; it’s a financial asset bubble.” Harry speaks on his thoughts about gold, cryptocurrency, and inflation. Specifically, asset vs. consumer inflation. What causes inflation? What’s to be expected in the future when it comes to commercial real estate? What will happen to the once sought after McMansions? Key Takeaways: [1:30] This is a...

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338: Small Town Currency, Inflation/Deflation Shell Game, Suburban Bidding Wars show art 338: Small Town Currency, Inflation/Deflation Shell Game, Suburban Bidding Wars

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Not a cryptocurrency, but a COVID-Currency. Jason Hartman shares news of a small town in Washington that has created their own local currency, something that hasn’t been used since the Great Depression. And as always, it’s good to ask, “compared to what?” This letter home from a college student couldn’t illustrate this principle more clearly when it comes to gaining perspective. Let’s step back in time for a lesson on the inflation/deflation shell game. Lastly, Jason talks about the wildly unsurprising news that the bidding wars for homes have left the big cities and moved largely...

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337: The American Boomerang, World's Greatest 'Turnaround' Nation Will Do It Again by Nick Adams, Liberty & American Greatness, Townhall.com, Centennial Institute show art 337: The American Boomerang, World's Greatest 'Turnaround' Nation Will Do It Again by Nick Adams, Liberty & American Greatness, Townhall.com, Centennial Institute

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Jason Hartman speaks with a four-time best-selling author, and motivational speaker, Nick Adams. Today, they discuss how the U.S. will turn it around, and continue to be the greatest country in the world. How would things be different if Churchill had not been around, and what similarities can we draw comparing him to Trump?  Book:  Key Takeaways: [3:30] How will the U.S. turn it around? [6:30] Is the United States of America living up to its potential? [9:00] How things would’ve been different had Churchill not have been around. [10:20] Comparing Trump to Churchill. [16:25] Never...

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336: Mortgage Credit Availability MCAI, Migration with Evan Moffic show art 336: Mortgage Credit Availability MCAI, Migration with Evan Moffic

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The key is to take action, but the purpose of today’s show is to explain why the actions we take make sense. Jason Hartman and Evan Moffic discuss the mortgage credit availability index, MCAI, and affordability. What has changed since 2004? Why would one wait and try to time the market? What’s the opportunity cost of timing the market?  Key Takeaways: [3:00] Discussing the opportunity cost of lost money by waiting and trying to time the market.  [4:00] Diving into the affordability index and the MCAI [9:20] Mortgage Credit Availability Index MCAI [10:00] Affordability = mortgage...

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335: The Dao of Capital, Investing in a Distorted World by Mark Spitznagel show art 335: The Dao of Capital, Investing in a Distorted World by Mark Spitznagel

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Position or Profit? Position yourself for the rise of suburbia. With several contributing factors for people migrating away from mid-rise and high-rise condos, suburbia looks better and better. Jason Hartman shares real estate investing strategies that have proven effective for decades. However, current events have made these strategies more appealing. Investment Counselor, Doug, shares supporting investment tips based on the book, The Dao of Capital by Mark Spitznagel.  Books: Key Takeaways: [1:00] Investment Counselor, Doug [1:30] Discussing, The Dao of Capital, Investing in...

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334: Consuelo Mack WealthTrack PBS, The Wall Street Journal Report show art 334: Consuelo Mack WealthTrack PBS, The Wall Street Journal Report

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Consuelo Mack of Wealth Track on PBS joins the show today to elaborate on the effects of the non-discriminatory Coronavirus. She expects to see two economic waves from this, and the second has yet to hit. Find out where she, unlike many others, recommends that you invest.  Key Takeaways: [1:30] Yes, this pandemic is non-discriminating, but a great takeaway is how lucky we are in America. Now is a time for most to reevaluate their personal, and professional lives.  [4:00] Expecting two waves in the economy. First, the shock and stop. Second, the aftershock and termination of...

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333: What’s Next for Bitcoin, Real Estate Strategic Investing, Mark Moss show art 333: What’s Next for Bitcoin, Real Estate Strategic Investing, Mark Moss

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Jason Hartman talks with guest, Mark Moss, who believes in fully diversifying your investment portfolio. Mark shares his strategy on investing in gold, stocks, real estate, and even cryptocurrency. All of his strategy leads back to the idea that cashflow is the name of the game. Bitcoin does not need to be the global currency to have weight and validity. From game-theory to understanding what gives the currency its value, Mark shares what he knows about investing across the board.  Key Takeaways: [1:30] The smartest people in the world know that they don’t know. [3:00] Cashflow is...

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332: ‘Plandemic’ Investing, Jim Puplava Financial Sense Newshour show art 332: ‘Plandemic’ Investing, Jim Puplava Financial Sense Newshour

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Jim Puplava joins today’s show with much to talk about the supply chain disruption, and what’s to come of it. Jim says that business innovation is a must, and it looks as though companies like Walmart have already started making changes. These efficiencies aren’t only applicable in pandemic times, these strategies will prove to benefit businesses and patrons while we shelter-in-place or not.  Jim Puplava’s interview is continues with a discussion on inflation or stagflation, where do we see the immediate future of the U.S.? As well, Jim shares some interesting concepts about...

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331: COVID-19 & Universal Basic Income UBI Economy Is Chronically Short of Money, Ellen Brown show art 331: COVID-19 & Universal Basic Income UBI Economy Is Chronically Short of Money, Ellen Brown

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Ellen Brown is today’s guest here to discuss Universal Basic Income, UBI. As well, she shares some interesting details about what happens to the money when a debt is paid. How did China increase its money supply by such a large percentage in two decades?  Key Takeaways: Guest: Ellen Brown, author of over a dozen books including, The Public Bank Solution, From Austerity to Prosperity [2:30] What is a postal account?  [10:45] What is the end game of money spending? [12:10] Money is lent into existence. Banks create the principal but they don’t create the interest, so debt always...

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330: Coronavirus Quarantine Survivor “Where in the World is Juanita Ingram, Mommy Talk Live by Juanita Ingram show art 330: Coronavirus Quarantine Survivor “Where in the World is Juanita Ingram, Mommy Talk Live by Juanita Ingram

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Coronavirus Quarantine Survivor, attorney, author, and actress, Juanita Ingram joins Jason Hartman to discuss Taiwan’s reaction to Coronavirus, approximately 30 days before it hit the U.S. What did Taiwan do right, and how did SARS prepare them for this problem. Born in Tennessee, and made her way through the U.K. and finally to Taiwan, hear Juanita’s perspective on the differences of culture and how Coronavirus was handled.  Key Takeaways: [1:45] What’s going on in Taiwan, so close to China?  [5:00] From Wuhan Virus to COVID-19, the changes made in Taiwan, approximately 30...

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Lowell Ponte is the co-author of the new book, "The Great Withdrawal: How the Progressives' 100-Year Debasement of America and the Dollar Ends."

 

Ponte joins the show to discuss how dishonest Obamacare is and whether Obama should be penalized for such an Act. 

 

Ponte also shares his predictions for 2014. 

 

Find out more about Lowell Ponte's previous book, "The Inflation Deception," at www.inflationdeception.com.

 

Lowell Ponte's diverse background includes being a reporter in Washington, D.C., a legislative aide in the California Assembly, one of two co-owners of a successful Hollywood public relations firm, a consultant and speaker for various corporations and trade associations, and dean of a distance-learning university.  

 

He worked for 15 years as a roving editor for Reader’s Digest magazine. He has done reporting in 33 countries, from Indonesia and Israel to Communist Cuba. His articles have appeared in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times and many other publications.  

 

Ponte, a native of Southern California, hosted radio talk shows in Los Angeles for 17 years. More than 300 radio stations have carried his nationally syndicated radio shows.  On television, Ponte worked for four years as commentator and reporter on KCET-TV, the West Coast Production Center of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) in Los Angeles.  

 

Ponte is author of "The Cooling" (Prentice-Hall), a prophetic investigation of global climate change and environmental modification warfare that has been used as a textbook at the U.S. military’s National Defense College. He is a former futurist for a Pentagon-consulted think tank, where he developed scenarios for exotic kinds of warfare and high-tech terrorism.  

 

Ponte, who holds the equivalent of a master's degree in international relations and a Ph.D. in English, also is founder and President of several organizations, including the Jefferson’s Birthday Committee dedicated to making Thomas Jefferson’s April 13 birthday a “National Holiday for Taxpayers.”  

 

He and his wife, Ellen, a screenwriter and veteran script analyst for several major Hollywood studios, live at the beach in Southern California.