Radio Episodes
9/13/2022 supply-chain-disruptions-and-inflation

Supply Chain Disruptions and Inflation

Turning Hard Times into Good Times
John Rubino, Patrick Highsmith & Michael Oliver are this week’s guests. After the fall of the Soviet Union, the world engaged in global trade on a scale never before in world history. The U.S. Listen Now

8/2/2022 are-we-there-yet

Are We There Yet?

Turning Hard Times into Good Times
Michael Oliver and Patrick Highsmith return. Brian Leni joins us for the first time. The last time the U.S. had a serious inflationary problem was during the 1970s when gold rose from $35 to $800 per ounce. Listen Now

5/3/2022 putin-plays-americas-fake-money-game

Putin Plays America’s Fake Money Game

Turning Hard Times into Good Times
Robert Moriarty & Patrick Highsmith return as this week’s guests. When Russian President Vladimir Putin declared that countries unfriendly to Russia would have to pay for their oil and gas in Russian rubles, he pulled a chapter out of the U.S. playbook. Listen Now

4/5/2022 making-money-with-crescat-capital

Making Money with Crescat Capital

Turning Hard Times into Good Times
Kevin Smith, Tavi Costa and Patrick Highsmith are this week’s guests. Crescat Capital became known to your host when one of the top exploration geologists in the world and a regular guest on this show, Dr. Listen Now

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

The Dollar Approaches its Threshold of Lethality

Turning Hard Times into Good Times
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

1/25/2022 note-to-fed-the-laws-of-math-still-apply

Note to Fed: The Laws of Math Still Apply

Turning Hard Times into Good Times
John Rubino, Patrick Highsmith and Chen Lin return. The big Keynesian fantasy that a country can forever become wealthy by consuming more than it produces has seemed believable to Americans because we have owned the world’s fiat reserve currency. Listen Now

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

Beating the S&P 500 with Kevin Duffy

Turning Hard Times into Good Times
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

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

How Will a Bankrupt America Fund Socialism?

Turning Hard Times into Good Times
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

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

Profiting From The Coming Dollar Collapse

Turning Hard Times into Good Times
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