Posts Tagged ‘inflation’


AMA 26 – Howard J. Ruff: Prosper During The Coming Bad Years

How will you stay on top of your finances with the coming economic uncertainty? Your best bet is to continue listening to The American Monetary Association Show as your host, Jason Hartman, discusses cutting edge financial topics with experts in the field. For example, this episode’s very special controversial guest is Mr. Howard J. Ruff, […]

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A Dollar is Not a Dollar

One of the most important concepts for investors to understand is that a dollar today is not the same as a dollar yesterday, and is not the same as a dollar tomorrow. Over time, inflation erodes the purchasing power of currency. This is critically important, because most people focus on the nominal change in the […]

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AMA 25 – James West: America’s Crime of the Century

Throughout the world, businesses are failing, families are losing their homes, their livelihoods and their futures. Is the financial system and its so-called leaders to blame? James West and his film, Crime of the Century, seek to illuminate the players, methods, history and present configuration of financial disaster that prevents the average citizen from investing […]

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AMA 24 – Elliott Wave Theory: Predicting The Future

Jason interviews Robert R. Prechter, Jr., CMT, President of Elliott Wave International (EWI), the world’s largest market forecasting firm. EWI’s 20-plus analysts provide around-the-clock forecasts of every major market in the world via the internet and proprietary web systems like Reuters and Bloomberg. Mr. Prechter began his professional career in 1975 as a Technical Market […]

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AMA 23 – Harry Dent’s Outlook on Demographics, Debt, and Inflation

Narrator: Welcome to the American Monetary Associations Podcast where we explore how monetary policy impacts the real lives of real people and the action steps necessary to preserve wealth and enhance one’s lifestyle. Jason Hartman: Welcome to the podcast for the American Monetary Associations Podcast. This is your host, Jason Hartman, and this is a […]

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The Problem with Communism and Inflation

The US government may have a difficult time convincing China to import many of our products but it seems the communists have inadvertently decided to access one of our biggest economic headaches – inflation. Food prices are rising, to be precise. That’s right, Chairman Mao, welcome to good old inflationary times, American style. The thing […]

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Inflating Away Debt Doesn't Work in the Real World

This fanciful notion held by some commentators, and apparently deeply believed by some economists, that the United States can simply inflate away the debt will be permanently maimed by an insurmountable obstacle – it doesn't work. The problem with inflating away the debt is the very nature of the way the Federal Reserve operates. All […]

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Consumer Price Index is a Misleading Indicator

In a recent speech, Sarah Palin claimed that Mr. Obama's “pump priming” strategy to get us out this recession would come at a serious price, with one of the results a significant rise in grocery prices, which we have already begin to notice. Unfortunately, the Wall Street Journal's Sudeep Reddy decided to rebut Ms. Palin's […]

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AMA 22 – Marc Chandler: Making Sense of the Dollar

Has the dollar really lost its supreme place in the world? Listen in as host, Jason Hartman, discusses this subject with long time foreign exchange expert, Marc Chandler. In this episode, Chandler explains why so many are wrongly defining current conditions of both the dollar and the U.S. economy. Chandler joins us from Brown Brothers […]

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AMA 21 – The Creature from Jekyll Island with G. Edward Griffin

American Monetary Association is pleased to interview the gracious and scholarly G. Edward Griffin author of the masterwork The Creature from Jekyll Island an American film producer, author, and political lecturer. Starting as a child actor, Griffin became a radio station manager before age 20. After writing for the 1968 Wallace campaign, he began a […]

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