Are Russia and China Better Off Financially than the U.S.?

November 7, 2017
Hosted by Jay Taylor

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Dr. Laurence Kotlikoff and Michael Oliver return. Kotlikoff recently opined that given $200 trillion of U.S. national debt, the U.S. is in worse financial shape than Russia, China or any developed nation. Unlike most proponents of fiscal rectitude, Professor Kotlikoff proposes an answer that could help Americans to better prepare for the future. But there is a problem with his proposal. It requires politicians to suddenly tell the American people the truth which would most certainly mean the end of their political careers. How serious is America’s financial problem? What does Laurence propose to rectify it? What happens if the problem isn’t fixed while the people remain unaware of it? Was Eisenhower right in suggesting financial weakness may lead to geopolitical insecurity? Those questions and more will be asked of Dr. Kotlikoff. With more time than usual for Michael we will ask him to update us regarding his major market plate tectonics.

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Jay Taylor has been able to more than double his newsletter’s model portfolio from 2000 to the present even as the S&P 500 was in the process of losing 50% of its value!

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Jay watched his professor’s prophetic words come true when in 1971, President Nixon completely detached the dollar from gold. Not surprising to Jay, the price of gold skyrocketed in the late 1970s as inflation wiped out vast amounts of wealth from average Americans. To protect his own wealth Jay began to invest in gold and gold mining shares and in 1981 he began sharing his success and insights in his newsletter. In 1981 Jay began writing a subscription newsletter that has earned his subscribers countless thousands of dollars over the years.

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Episode Directory

December 2017

November 2017

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