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S4:E7 Economics Explored: Exploring the US Banking Crisis with Gene Tunny

By June 26, 2023No Comments

Economics Explored: Exploring the US Banking Crisis with Gene Tunny

S4:E7 Featuring Addison Wiggin

Hosted by Gene Tunny

In today’s episode, we share a recent interview with Gene Tunny from Economics Explored podcast. Join us in this in-depth conversation and learn insightful perspectives on the US financial system, the Reserve Bank of Australia, the Federal Reserve, banking crises, the FDIC, economic cycles, cryptocurrencies, and the historical trajectory of the US dollar.

We discussed:

  • How did Addison Wiggin arrive at the conclusion that the US financial system is in danger of collapse?
  • Will the Reserve Bank of Australia increase interest rates again, and what could be the potential implications?
  • What challenges and uncertainties surround the role of the Federal Reserve as the lender of last resort?
  • How does Addison view the objectives and actions of the Federal Reserve in relation to employment?
  • What are the key factors contributing to banking crises, and what is the role of regulation in preventing them?
  • How does the FDIC impact public confidence in the banking system, and what happens if confidence is lost?
  • Why is it crucial to understand the dynamics of economic booms and busts?
  • How does cryptocurrency fit into the broader narrative of the current financial landscape
  • What has happened to the US dollar since the establishment of the Federal Reserve in 1913?
  • View transcript »

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Addison Wiggin

Addison Wiggin Addison Wiggin is an American writer, publisher, and filmmaker. He was the founder of Agora Financial and publisher for 18 years. An acclaimed New York Times best-selling author, his books include: Financial Reckoning DayEmpire of DebtThe Demise of the Dollar, and The Little Book of the Shrinking Dollar. Addison is also the writer and executive producer of the documentary I.O.U.S.A., an exposé on the national debt, shortlisted for an Academy Award in 2008. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland with his family. Addison started his latest project, The Wiggin Sessions, powered by The Essential Investor, in March 2020. He films from a homegrown studio in his basement.