Archive for September, 2019


AMA 290: Cost of Complexity & the Solutions with Etienne Deffarges

In today’s 10th episode, Jason Hartman talks with Etienne Deffarges, author of Untangling the USA: The Cost of Complexity & What to Do About It, about some of the most pressing issues facing the country, such as health care and our banking system. They look at what exactly is causing the issues, but don’t just […]

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AMA 289: 9 Effects & 2 Types of Inflation

Jason Hartman and Adam examine the Investopedia article referring to the 9 common effects of inflation. The 2 types of inflation (cost-push and demand-pull) are also broken down in regards to how they impact your property value and rent. Then the two examine what impact the Trade War with China could have on the markets […]

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AMA 288: How Tariffs Are Impacting Our Economic with ITR Economics’ Taylor St Germain

After giving a quick update on his cruise travels, Jason Hartman talks with Taylor St Germain, economic analyst at ITR Economics, about why lower interest rates haven’t spurred the higher end housing market. The two also discuss what indicators Taylor looks at to get a gauge on the economy and the impact tariffs have had […]

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AMA 286: How Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac Influence Housing Prices

Jason Hartman and Adam today break down a video about how Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac influence the housing market in the United States. While their publicly stated goal is to make housing in the country more affordable, are they really doing that? Listen in to find out. Key Takeaways: [1:19] Fannie Mae Going Away? […]

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