The FED’s Blunt Hammer of Monetary Policy
S5:E2 Featuring Garrett Baldwin
Hosted by Addison Wiggin
”It's not just the central banks. It's not just what the Federal Reserve is doing. There's shadow banking, there's private-sector credit, there's collateral pools that exist that a lot of people wouldn't know existed unless they went and looked for it, and then in the rise of China, there's a significant amount of capital flows that have impacted liquidity."— Garrett Baldwin
Garrett Baldwin, a renowned research economist and financial writer, holds degrees in economics, security, and business from top universities. He is a seasoned financial and political risk analyst focusing on stocks, hedge funds, private equity, blockchain, and housing policy.
Garrett shares his takes on:
- Sunshine State Shift: Discover the trend of businesses flocking to states like Florida, Nashville, and Dallas. Unravel the demographic and financial allure beyond warm weather. Explore if politics has a role in this shift.
- Structural Shifts & Green Tech: Can the US handle massive shifts in locations and technology like EVs? Dive into the possibility of a zero-emission future and how significant government projects will likely face resistance.
- FedNow and Digital Currencies: Explore a reader’s query about FedNow, its impact on credit unions, and potential cash confiscation. Delve into the implications of a digital dollar and the future of fiat currency.
- Government vs. Individual: Understand the ongoing conflict between government oversight and individual financial freedom. Gain insights into where Americans stand and the evolving role of the government.
- Inflation & Economic Impact: Baldwin provides a “very macro” perspective on the Fed’s handling of inflation. Learn about the historical consequences of inflation on economies and societies. Predictions for interest rate policy are also discussed.
- War, China, & Economic Warfare: Examine the changing dynamics of international relations, focusing on Russia, China, and the US. Baldwin analyzes China’s response to American monetary policy and explores the unique nature of economic warfare.
- Opportunities Amid Uncertainty: Baldwin’s take on capitalizing on crises unveils avenues for personal and financial growth amidst turbulent times.
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How This Session Helps You:
Gain a comprehensive understanding of key economic shifts, digital currencies, geopolitical tensions, and inflation’s impact. Unlock insights that empower your financial decisions in today’s ever-changing world.