Sat, 23 February 2019
Jason Hartman talks with Rohit Talwar, founder of Fast Future Publishing and author of A Very Human Future, about what we can do about the large companies who seem to be in a winner take all society, how life and body hacking are going to change the world, and more.
[3:27] What is value?
[10:30] The 4 views people have of companies like Facebook and Google
[14:06] 3 types of exponential thinking
[18:24] Rohit's example of pooled insurance
[23:08] What are we going to do with the people who are displaced by technology?
[26:13] Body hacking may give us advantages in areas that won't matter in the future due to automation
[27:37] What we need to change in order to have a more optimistic future
Fri, 15 February 2019
Jason Hartman talks with Dr. David Collum, Professor at Cornell University, about what all happened in 2018 and what we can expect in 2019. Jason and David discuss the skewed nature of CPI numbers, why institutional investors were able to get in to the housing market and what could cause them to get out, the impact of the Federal government potentially bailing out states and more.
[3:03] What happened in 2018, economically speaking?
[7:35] CPI numbers started getting skewed in the 1970s
[11:00] The MIT Billion Price Project
[14:38] Is there any gain from stock buybacks?
[18:20] Ultra low rates allowed institutional investors to come in to the single family housing market
[22:40] People that criticize religion never ask the right question
[24:55] How the next unwinding will happen
Fri, 8 February 2019
Jason Hartman talks to his in-house economist Thomas about the World Economic Forum in Davos and what came out of it. Thomas gives his predictions for the next 2-3 years, why some looming deflation might be a good thing, and whether we're in a 4th leg of the Industrial Revolution.
[2:07] Thomas sees some deflation coming up and doesn't think it'll be that bad
[6:09] Price discovery happens once we've put all the unused assets to work
[9:42] As long as GDP growth + Inflation is higher than the 10 year note, the economy is okay
[17:37] Are the next 5 years going to give us good or are they bringing bad?
[18:46] We're in the midst of the 4th industrial revolution and things are good
Fri, 1 February 2019
AMA 256: Optimistic Predictions & the US' Hottest Coming Sector for the Next 15 Years with Harry Dent
Jason Hartman talks with Harry Dent, author of Zero Hour, about Harry's optimism about our economy, the impact the high end real estate softening is going to have on all of the housing sector, why demographics are NOT looking good for China and other Asian countries, and more.
[00:57] Why is Harry more optimistic about our future than usual?
[3:15] People in San Francisco hate big tech companies like Google because they're driving up costs beyond reason
[5:31] The high end housing market is already softening, but how far down will the slowdown trickle?
[13:28] China's demographics have them looking straight into a disaster
[18:11] The hottest coming sector for the next 10-15 years in the US
[20:58] There are 2 waves of Millennials and the 2nd hasn't entered the workforce yet