Radio Episodes
6/7/2022 investing-in-a-rapidly-changing-world

Investing in a Rapidly Changing World

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Eric Coffin, Michael Oliver and Dr. Quinton Hennigh return. Few investors and letter writers combine such an intimate knowledge of the junior gold resource markets and the metals markets in general as Eric Coffin. Listen Now

5/24/2022 how-serious-is-the-fed-about-tightening-credit

How Serious is the Fed about Tightening Credit?

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Peter Boockvar & Michael Oliver return as guests. Michael Wood of Reyna Gold visits for the first time. Peter recently stated on CNBC that the Fed is embarking on the most aggressive tightening program in 40 years. Listen Now

3/29/2022 the-dollar-approaches-its-threshold-of-lethality

The Dollar Approaches its Threshold of Lethality

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Alasdair Macleod, Michael Oliver & Patrick Highsmith are this week’s guests. Alasdair has recently pointed out that the Fed, the Bank of England and the Bank of Japan are now themselves becoming insolvent. Listen Now

3/15/2022 turning-problems-into-profits-with-kevin-duffy

Turning Problems into Profits with Kevin Duffy

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Kevin Duffy, Dr. Quinton Hennigh and Michael Oliver are this week’s guests. During the 2008-09 financial crisis Kevin Duffy’s Bearing Asset Management fund registered triple-digit gains while most everyone else saw their 401 K accounts cut in half. Listen Now

2/15/2022 owning-ships-and-gold-to-beat-inflation

Owning Ships & Gold to Beat Inflation

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Frank Holmes, Dr. Quinton Hennigh and Michael Oliver are this week’s guests. Frank Holmes has long been known for his gold and natural resource funds, all of which are expected to be useful hedges against inflation. Listen Now

1/18/2022 beating-the-sandp-500-with-kevin-duffy

Beating the S&P 500 with Kevin Duffy

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Kevin Duffy, Patrick Highsmith & Michel Oliver return as this week’s guests. Over the last 16 months, Kevin Duffy’s conservative “Coffee Can Portfolio” has gained 54.14% compared to a gain of 43.80% for the S&P 500. He did that despite 20. Listen Now

1/4/2022 why-golds-2021-disappointment-what-about-2022

Why Gold’s 2021 Disappointment? What about 2022?

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2021 has been a disappointing year for profit-seeking precious metal investors, but for the few who look to accumulate gold and silver as the ultimate insurance against runaway inflation, it has been an unexpected bonus. Listen Now

11/23/2021 focusing-on-world-class-gold-and-silver-discoveries-underway

Focusing on World Class Gold & Silver Discoveries Underway

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Dr. Quinton Hennigh and Michael Oliver return. Looks like Michael Oliver “nailed it” once again in his latest call to aggressively go long gold and gold shares as soon as gold were to register a weekly close above $1,825 anytime this quarter. Listen Now

11/9/2021 its-time-for-gold-miners-and-other-value-stocks

It’s Time For Gold Miners & Other Value Stocks

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Lyn Alden, Dr. Quinton Hennigh and Michael Oliver return. Gold and Silver miners are the only non-financial sector in the S&P 500 that has been generating real positive free cash flows. Listen Now

10/26/2021 how-will-a-bankrupt-america-fund-socialism

How Will a Bankrupt America Fund Socialism?

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Alasdair Macleod, Patrick Highsmith and Michael Oliver return. The U.S. has three categories of buyers for U.S. Federal debt: the financial and non-financial private sector, foreigners, and the Fed. Listen Now

10/12/2021 playing-three-card-monte-with-president-biden

Playing Three Card Monte With President Biden

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David Stockman, Michael Oliver and Dr. Quinton Hennigh return. Don’t believe your eyes! The U.S. border is closed. America’s exit from Afghanistan has made America safer. The $3.5 trillion stimulus program will cost nothing. Listen Now

8/31/2021 fed-taper-talk-fake-out-or-shake-out

Fed Taper Talk: Fake out or Shake out?

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David McAlvany, Michael Oliver and Dr. Roger Moss return. The Fed has been hinting at reducing QE. But how seriously should we take Fed tapering talk when its credibility isn’t any better than the credibility of Dr. Listen Now

8/17/2021 profiting-from-the-coming-dollar-collapse

Profiting From The Coming Dollar Collapse

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John Rubino, Patrick Highsmith and Michael Oliver return. In 2004, John Rubino and James Turk wrote “The Coming Collapse of the Dollar and How to Profit from it. Listen Now

6/22/2021 outlook-for-us-stocks

Outlook for U.S. Stocks?

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Dr. Peter Treadway, Michael Oliver and Corwin Coe return as guests. On May 5, Peter opined that “The outlook for U.S. stocks has turned negative.” That article focused on the costs of green energy being imposed on Americans by far left politicians. Listen Now

5/25/2021 is-america-facing-stagflation

Is America Facing Stagflation?

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Lyn Alden and Michael Oliver return. Michael sees a layered but significant equity bear market. In the near term, US Treasuries and gold will benefit. But as deficits surge, inflation rises forcing the Fed to fund nearly all of the Treasury needs. Listen Now

3/2/2021 the-future-of-money-is-gold

The Future of Money is Gold

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Alasdair Macleod, Chris Taylor & Michael Oliver return. Alasdair will explain why gold, not crypto currencies, is destined to replace fiat money because cryptos can only act as stores of value so long as fiat exists. Listen Now

2/16/2021 could-rising-rates-pop-the-equity-bubble

Could Rising Rates Pop the Equity Bubble?

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Lyn Alden, Michael Oliver & Michael Timmins return. Even though M. Oliver has been bearish on U.S. Treasuries, his analysis persistently convinced him it is not yet time to pull the plug on the U.S. T-Bond. Listen Now

1/19/2021 is-bitcoin-your-financial-savior

Is Bitcoin your Financial Savior?

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Alasdair Macleod & Michael Oliver return. Michael Timmins of Fury Gold Mines visits for the first time. It's clear to those not prone to groupthink that global central banks are rapidly racing their currencies toward the dustbin of history. Listen Now

12/22/2020 preparing-for-the-petrodollars-demise

Preparing for the Petrodollar’s Demise

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Lyn Alden, Michael Oliver and Corwin Coe return. After President Nixon closed the gold window in 1971, the U.S. dollar retained its value despite massive expenditures undertaken to expand its empire. Listen Now

12/8/2020 coping-with-a-new-world-order

Coping With A New World Order

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Richard Maybury, Michael Oliver and Marco Roque return. The Fourth Turning of America began around 2008 when American intelligence services began spying on Americans rather than exclusively on foreign adversaries. Listen Now

11/10/2020 americas-economy-under-tyranny

America’s Economy under Tyranny?

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Jeff Deist, Peter Ball and Michael Oliver return. Jeff’s former boss, Ron Paul, frequently stated that if America remains free, we will be prosperous. Listen Now

10/27/2020 seeking-optimism-from-frank-holmes-in-this-dystopian-world

Seeking Optimism from Frank Holmes in this Dystopian World

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Frank Holmes, Jim Greig and Michael Oliver return. In a global economy sitting on death row, thanks to extreme levels of debt, the sudden COVID-19 epidemic in early 2020 triggered the greatest economic decline since the 1930s. Listen Now

10/13/2020 the-gold-bull-market-are-we-nearing-the-end

The Gold Bull Market? Are We Nearing the End?

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Rick Rule, Dr. Quinton Hennigh and Michael Oliver return. Bernard Baruch was successful because he bought stocks that no one wanted and sold to panic buyers. Rick is known to follow that strategy. Listen Now

9/29/2020 rose-colored-glasses-or-reality

Rose-Colored Glasses or Reality?

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Lyn Alden, Michael Oliver and Peter Ball return. Legendary stock guru Richard Russell used to say that stockbrokers became wealthy because they didn’t buy their own B.S. Washington and Wall Street are known for spinning tall tales of Nirvana. Listen Now

9/15/2020 prospects-for-the-dollars-collapse

Prospects for the Dollar’s Collapse?

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Dmitry Orlov, Michael Oliver & Quinton Hennigh return. In 2014 Dmitry discussed the five stages of collapse in the USSR and how the U.S. was following a similar path toward destruction. In 2019 Orlov opined that the last nail in the U.S. Listen Now

9/1/2020 an-unexpected-systemic-crisis-for-sure

An Unexpected Systemic Crisis For Sure

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Alasdair Macleod, Michael Oliver and Michael Hudson return. Downturns in bank credit expansion always lead to systemic problems. We are on the edge of such a downturn, which thanks to everyone’s focus on COVID-19 is unexpected. Listen Now

8/18/2020 preparing-for-an-emerging-american-dictatorship

Preparing for an Emerging American Dictatorship

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Michael Oliver, Jeff Deist & Jim Greig return. “The Fourth Turning” by Strauss and Howe predicts America is facing a tidal wave of change during which values held dear since World War II will be overturned. Listen Now

8/4/2020 the-slingshot

The Slingshot!

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Dan Oliver, Michael Oliver and Dr. Quinton Hennigh are this week’s guests. Alasdair Macleod has often made the comparison of America’s rapidly declining financial status with that of the French-originated South Sea Bubble. Similar to the U.S. Listen Now

7/7/2020 dollar-destruction-and-a-golden-chinese-currency

Dollar Destruction & A Golden Chinese Currency

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Alasdair Macleod, Michael Hudson and Michael Oliver return. Alasdair argues that a dollar collapse is likely to occur by the end of 2020 taking all the synchronized western economies and their currencies down with it. Listen Now

6/9/2020 insane-stock-valuations-how-long-can-that-last

Insane Stock Valuations. How Long Can that Last?

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John Rubino & Michael Oliver return. Jim Greig, President of Benchmark Metals, visits for the first time. When it rains, it pours. Even before COVID-19, tremors in the Repo markets were suggesting growing instability in the financial markets. Listen Now

5/12/2020 will-covid-19-lead-to-a-gold-standard

Will COVID-19 Lead to a Gold Standard?

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Alasdair Macleod, Axel Merk and Michael Oliver are guests this week. In 2004 Dr. Stephen Roach of Morgan Stanley warned America was on a collision course as it borrowed excessively from China and Japan to fund its Treasury. The collision Dr. Listen Now

3/31/2020 americas-fourth-turning-and-you

America's Fourth Turning & You

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Doug Casey, Chris Taylor & Michael Oliver return. In pre COVID-19 pandemic, Doug recently opined on the ideas expressed in “The Fourth Turning” that have outlined recurring generational cycles that have occurred throughout American history. Listen Now

3/17/2020 why-are-things-falling-apart

Why Are Things Falling Apart?

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Charles Hugh Smith & Michael Oliver return. Michael Hudson appears for the first time. Mainstream pundits on CNBC & Fox Business channels have been talking about what a great economy Americans have enjoyed with stocks hitting new highs month after month. Listen Now

3/3/2020 leninthink-are-you-ready-for-communism-in-america

Leninthink! Are you ready for Communism in America?

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Dan Oliver, Quinton Hennigh & Michael Oliver return. You would think any suggestion that Americans would accept a communist form of government is absurd. Think again! In his well thought out and documented essay titled "Leninthink,” Dan demonstrates that the lack of political discourse in America since 2016 has been caused by a political left that intentionally avoids dealing with facts and truth when it doesn't match its propaganda aimed at grabbing totalitarian control and demolishing the US Constitution. This political cancer is at a very advanced stage and may be too late to be contained. Listen Now

2/18/2020 in-search-of-monster-gold-deposits

In Search of Monster Gold Deposits

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With equity markets continuing to defy gravity, Jay Taylor will ask Michael Oliver what prospects MSA is seeing for stocks, bonds, commodities and precious metals, while highly regarded Quinton Hennigh will explain potential payoff in investing in elephant size-projects like the Lion One Metals’ gold project in Fiji. Eric Coffin and Gwen Preston will discuss some other exciting gold exploration projects. Listen Now

2/4/2020 with-qe-infinity-is-deflation-possible

With QE Infinity, Is Deflation Possible?

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Alasdair Macleod explains why he believes fears of deflation are unwarranted and gives his reasoning for upcoming consumer price and asset inflation. Chris Taylor updates us on Great Bear’s world class gold Dixie discovery and Michael Oliver will update us on his latest structure and momentum indicators for all the markets of major importance. Listen Now

1/21/2020 the-worm-begins-to-turn-for-unloved-sectors

The Worm Begins to Turn for Unloved Sectors

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David McAlvany is turning bullish on commodities, especially copper and energy. How will strife in the Middle East, China’s trade issues and Fed money pumping impact global markets? Nick Appleyard of Tristar will talk about an exciting Brazilian goldmining project and Michael Oliver will discuss his latest proprietary views on the markets. Listen Now

1/7/2020 bond-worries-and-gold

Bond Worries & Gold

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Guests: Alasdair Macleod, Michael Oliver, Quinton Hennigh and Hamish Greig. The global monetary system is spinning out of control. Hard to think of a more bullish picture for gold. Alasdair will explain the dynamics. Michael comments on a declining dollar and rising commodities and Quinton & Hamish will discuss the exciting Lion One gold discovery. Listen Now

12/17/2019 euthanasia-of-capitalism-by-the-federal-reserve-bank

Euthanasia of Capitalism by the Federal Reserve Bank

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Keith Weiner, Michael Oliver and Chris Taylor return. Keith will explain how how declining interest rates are destroying, not boosting, our economy and what you can do to protect yourself. Chris will update us on Great Bear's worldclass gold discovery. Michael will update us on his momentum and structural indicators for gold and other key markets. Listen Now

12/3/2019 an-inflationary-depression

An Inflationary Depression

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Alasdair Macleod, Michael Oliver & Nav Dhaliwal return. Financial markets are ignoring bearish developments in international trade, which coincide with the end of a long expansionary phase for credit. Listen Now

11/5/2019 monetary-failure-is-becoming-inevitable

Monetary Failure is Becoming Inevitable

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Alasdair Macleod, John Rubino and Michael Oliver return. An unpleasant conjunction of events is beginning to undermine government finances in more developed nations including the arrival of a long-term trend of rising welfare commitments with an increasing certainty of a global-scale credit crisis. Listen Now

10/29/2019 how-do-we-invest-when-gold-goes-parabolic

How Do We Invest When Gold Goes Parabolic?

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David McAlvany, Daniel McAdams and Michael Oliver return. Once you realize how sick the existing fraudulent fiat global monetary system is and how vulnerable it is to total collapse, you begin to realize that gold is likely destined to rise exponentially in value as measured by worthless fiat currency. Listen Now

10/22/2019 big-profits-from-armageddon

Big Profits from 'Armageddon'

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Richard Maybury and Michael Oliver return as guests. Addison Quale visits for the first time. Richard will tell us how governments use propaganda to cause fear in the hearts of its citizens in order to gain control over them. Listen Now

10/1/2019 china-or-usa

China or U.S.A.?

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Alasdair Macleod, Dr. Quinton Hennigh & Michael Oliver return. China has made some silly errors in its conflict with the US, reflecting the arrogance that often afflicts every state actor. Listen Now

9/10/2019 preparing-for-a-world-run-amok

Preparing for a World Run Amok

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John Rubino and Michael Oliver return. Your host will talk about some of his favorite gold and silver exploration stocks at a time when exploration stocks are starting to make investors wealthy. Listen Now

9/3/2019 can-the-american-empire-survive-a-failing-economy

Can the American Empire Survive a Failing Economy?

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David Stockman, Daniel McAdams and Michael Oliver return. The mark of a true prophet is one whose warnings unfold as predicted. Dating back to his days in the Reagan administration, David avoided political correctness to warn of future doom if America continued to live beyond its means. Listen Now

8/20/2019 frank-holmes-on-gold-and-markets-in-general

Frank Holmes on Gold and Markets in General

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Frank Holmes, Eric Coffin and Michael Oliver return. Forced by the U.S. to abandon gold-backed money after Aug. 15, 1971, the world has embarked 100 percentage on the use of fantasy money created out of thin air rather than the tried and proven gold-backed monetary system. Listen Now

8/13/2019 myths-about-gold-as-an-investment-medium

Myths about Gold as an Investment Medium

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James Turk, Peter Tallman and Michael Oliver return. Mainstream investment pros are starting to buy gold to “hedge” their equity portfolios. But most investment pros hate gold given their training in Keynesian economics. Listen Now

7/30/2019 what-will-trigger-the-next-financial-collapse

What Will Trigger the Next Financial Collapse?

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Doug Noland, Quinton Hennigh and Michael Oliver return. The handwriting is on the wall. “THERE WILL BE ANOTHER MARKET DISASTER STRAIGHT AHEAD!” The fear is that another stock market crash may trigger an even more disastrous financial market meltdown than in 2008. Listen Now

7/23/2019 the-deep-state-who-really-runs-america

The Deep State: Who Really Runs America?

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Craig Huey visits for the first time. Michael Oliver will provide his latest thoughts on the most important financial markets and yours truly will talk about some the most exciting gold exploration stocks in his personal portfolio and in his newsletter, J Taylor’s Gold, Energy and Tech Stocks. Listen Now

7/16/2019 preserving-wealth-after-the-next-financial-crisis

Preserving Wealth After The Next Financial Crisis

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James Rickards, Peter Tallman and Michael Oliver return. It’s not a matter of “if” but “when” the next financial crisis will hit. History suggests the next crisis will be bigger and more devastating than the last one because the Keynesian economic pathology that has been destroying price recognition of capital and thereby capitalism itself has not been eradicated. Listen Now

7/9/2019 the-impact-of-financial-wars-on-gold

The Impact of Financial Wars on Gold

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Alasdair Macleod, Shawn Khunkhun and Michael Oliver return. The financial war between America and China is escalating dangerously into a war to secure global financial resources. Listen Now

6/25/2019 currency-wars-rocket-fuel-for-gold

Currency Wars - Rocket Fuel For Gold!

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John Rubino and Michael Oliver Return. Hubert Parent-Bouchard of Radisson Mining Resources appears for the first time. European Central Bank ECB President Mario Draghi has been forcing the dollar higher by his “all it takes” strategy to generate European growth. But that policy has ramped up currency wars by giving the Euro zone an advantage in international trade. Listen Now

6/18/2019 are-we-now-moving-toward-a-gold-standard

Are We Now Moving Toward a Gold Standard?

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Ronald Peter Stöferle, Quinton Hennigh and Michael Oliver return. Peter and his colleague have published the annual “In Gold We Trust” report. It suggests that a world awash in debt is sitting on the edge of a disastrous financial abyss. Listen Now

6/4/2019 will-modern-monetary-theory-mmt-ignite-gold

Will Modern Monetary Theory MMT Ignite Gold?

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Richard Maybury, Ivan Bebec and Michael Oliver return. Following the 2008-09 financial crisis, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke began to implement the Modern Monetary Theory MMT resulting in zero and negative interest rates. Listen Now

5/28/2019 the-dollar-is-a-us-problem

The Dollar is a U.S. Problem

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Dan Oliver, Dr. Quinton Hennigh and Michael Oliver return as guests. The dollar system was founded at Bretton Woods and rests on three pillars: American military supremacy, American financial hegemony, and American economic prowess. Listen Now

5/14/2019 making-money-with-sprott

Making Money with Sprott

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Peter Grosskopf, CEO of Sprott Inc. visits for the first time. Gwen Preston and Michael Oliver return. Listen Now

4/30/2019 how-can-we-thrive-against-zirp-and-nirp

How Can We Thrive Against ZIRP and NIRP?

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David McAlvany, Chen Lin and Michael Oliver are this week’s guests. Poor souls who become addicted to drugs or alcohol most often find the immediate pain of withdrawal far too great to discontinue their pathological behavior. Listen Now

4/16/2019 why-do-central-bank-counterfeiters-like-gold

Why Do Central Bank Counterfeiters Like Gold?

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Danielle DiMartino Booth, Ivan Bebek and Michael Oliver return. Monetary counterfeiting is theft. But by way of force, central bankers do the same thing legally to the detriment of workers who produce goods and services in earning spending power. Listen Now

4/9/2019 preparing-for-gold-as-currencies-crumble

Preparing for Gold as Currencies Crumble

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Alasdair Macleod, Peter Tallman and Michael Oliver return. The global economic outlook is deteriorating. Government borrowing in the deficit countries will therefore escalate. Listen Now

4/2/2019 with-qt-ending-what-now-for-gold

With QT Ending, What Now For Gold?

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John Rubino, John Anderson and Michael Oliver return. J. Powell’s pivot from QT gave Wall Street crybabies the candy they screamed for as equities peered over the abyss in late 2018 into the next stock market crash. Listen Now

3/26/2019 basel-iii-and-gold-rocket-fuel-added-for-golds-next-takeoff

Basel III and Gold. Rocket Fuel Added for Golds Next Takeoff

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Andrew Maguire, Chris Taylor and Michael Oliver return. FOX Business, Bloomberg and CNBC haven’t mentioned a huge change in the accounting of gold for banks by the end of this month but it’s a very big deal! Gold will become a Tier 1 asset valued at 100 percent for banks. Listen Now

3/19/2019 worshiping-the-state-how-liberalism-became-our-state-religion

Worshiping the State - How Liberalism Became Our State Religion

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Dr. Benjamin Wiker visits for the first time. Michael Oliver and Bob Moriarty return. The U.S. Constitution prohibits the U.S. Government from establishing or funding a religion, but Dr. Wiker explains why that is exactly what the U.S. government does when it funds all manner of liberal policies of the political left in America. Listen Now

3/12/2019 will-america-face-an-economic-recession-in-2019

Will America Face an Economic Recession in 2019?

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Danielle DiMartino Booth, Michael Oliver and Robert Moriarty return. Danielle who always provides insightful commentary regarding the Federal Reserve and its monetary policy, especially during times when the Fed decisions and announcements are made... Listen Now

3/5/2019 a-return-to-the-gold-standard-is-that-possible

A Return to the Gold Standard? Is that Possible?

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Alasdair Macleod and Michael Oliver Return. Bill Pincus appears for the first time. Alasdair says that a return to a gold standard is the only way nations can contain the interest cost of servicing debt. Listen Now