How Healthy are American Banks? (w/ Chris Whalen)

How Healthy are American Banks? (w/ Chris Whalen)

CHRIS WHALEN: Hi, I’m Chris Whalen, Chairman of Whalen Global Advisors. I’m an investment banker and author. I work with banks, non-bank, financial institutions, mortgage banks, helping them raise money to finance operations. I also do some M&A and work on really strange mortgage assets with my friends at Ginnie Mae. So, that’s how I

Combining Fiscal Policy and Monetary Policy (w/ Lucrezia Reichlin)

Combining Fiscal Policy and Monetary Policy (w/ Lucrezia Reichlin)

ED HARRISON: Lucrezia Reichlan, it’s very good to talk to you here on Real Vision. We are, I think, at a critical moment in Europe right now in terms of policy. I want to talk to you about what’s going on in Europe but also about what you’ve been doing in terms of forecasting policy

Will Central Bank Liquidity Be the Next Recession Catalyst? (w/ Danielle DiMartino Booth)

Will Central Bank Liquidity Be the Next Recession Catalyst? (w/ Danielle DiMartino Booth)

DANIELLE DIMARTINO BOOTH: Hello, I am Danielle DiMartino Booth. Happy to be back on Real Vision. Since the last time I was on, I have founded a new company called Quill Intelligence. We produce a daily newsletter called The Daily Feather and it’s already garnered a cult following. Rolled out right after Memorial Day, and

🔴 The History of Italy’s Broken Banking System (w/ Steve Diggle & Grant Williams)

🔴 The History of Italy’s Broken Banking System (w/ Steve Diggle & Grant Williams)

GRANT WILLIAMS: Italy is a spectacular country, rich in history and culture. But its economy is struggling, and its place at the heart of the European Union is under threat. Between the current populist uprising and the country’s fragile banking system, that threat suddenly looks very real. To try and get a better understanding of

Why the Trends of Income Inequality & Redistribution of Wealth Could Reverse (w/ Trevor Noren)

Why the Trends of Income Inequality & Redistribution of Wealth Could Reverse (w/ Trevor Noren)

TREVOR NOREN: My name is Trevor Noren. I’m the Managing Director at 13D Global Research and Strategy. I cover disruptive innovation and contribute weekly to our flagship publication, What I Learned this Week. Yeah, at 13D, our focus is not just providing our clients with actionable investment advice, but also providing the predictive frameworks that

Gold’s Rise and the Dollar’s Demise (w/ Rick Rule)

Gold’s Rise and the Dollar’s Demise (w/ Rick Rule)

RICK RULE: My name is Rick Rule. I run the US business for Sprott Inc., a Canadian domiciled and listed company that manages investments in the natural resources and precious metals business worldwide. The US dollar’s relative strength I think is the most important determinant of precious metals prices. There are many factors of course

The Financial System Is Broken (w/ Jeff Snider)

The Financial System Is Broken (w/ Jeff Snider)

JEFF SNIDER: My name is Jeff Snider. I work for Alhambra Investments. I’m the head of global research there. It’s a registered investment advisor based out of Florida. What I do is, as the head of global research, is I focus in on the monetary mechanics, the plumbing, so to speak, behind what actually goes

How ETFs Will Make the Next Financial Crisis Even Bigger (w/ Grant Williams and Steve Bregman)

How ETFs Will Make the Next Financial Crisis Even Bigger (w/ Grant Williams and Steve Bregman)

Grant Williams: He offers ways to avoid getting trapped in what he calls the ETF Vortex. Steve Bregman: Jack Bogle, the founder of Vanguard Group, who as– I don’t know his precise age, he might be near 90 now– is very active. And he speaks and writes– Which is ironic in itself, I guess. Yes.

Are ETFs the Result of the 2008 Financial Crisis? (w/ Grant Williams and Steve Bregman)

Are ETFs the Result of the 2008 Financial Crisis? (w/ Grant Williams and Steve Bregman)

GRANT WILLIAMS: The implications for this are just so broad, because everybody owns ETFs. From the lowliest retail investor who just has a couple of thousand bucks in the stock market, I guarantee he’s in an ETF unless he’s inherited shares from— STEVE BREGMAN: This is now the mode of investing. But up to active

Preventing a Financial Crisis: Why China Won’t Open Its Economy (w/ Chris Balding)

Preventing a Financial Crisis: Why China Won’t Open Its Economy (w/ Chris Balding)

CHRISTOPHER BALDING: I’m Christopher Balding. I’m a professor at Peking University Shenzhen Graduate school. I’ve been living in China for nine years and consider myself in America a Los Angelino. So from a big perspective, I think what is driving a lot of this issue is that China is responsible for a majority of our