Posts Tagged ‘interest rates’


3 Reasons Interest Rates Change

Does anyone even know why interest rates change or is it all just a lot of black magic voodoo hocus pocus? Though it might often seem the Federal Reserve chairman is reading tea leaves or scheduling a session with his favorite palm reader, Miss Tessa, to decide where interest rates should go next, the actual […]

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AMA 31 – John Stapleford: Ethics & Public Policy – Part 2

No, the above title is not a typo. According this week’s guest John Stapleford, it is possible for ethics and public policy to have a direct correlation. Stapleford is not only a senior economist for Moody’s Economy.com, professor emeritus of economic development at Eastern University and former director of the University of Delaware’s Bureau of […]

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AMA 30 – The Five Love Languages with Dr. Gary Chapman

Whether it’s your spouse, significant other, family, friends, or even business associates, each individual speaks his or her own love language. “The Five Love Languages” are: Words of Affirmation, Quality Time, Receiving Gifts, Acts of Service, and Physical Touch. Understanding which of these languages makes that special someone feel loved can be essential to the […]

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AMA 29 – John Stapleford: Ethics & Public Policy – Part 1

No, the above title is not a typo. According this week’s guest, John Stapleford, it is possible for ethics and public policy to have a direct correlation. Stapleford is not only a senior economist for Moody’s Economy.com, professor emeritus of economic development at Eastern University and former director of the University of Delaware’s Bureau of […]

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AMA 28 – Les Leopold: The Looting of America

How could the best and brightest in finance crash the global economy and then get us to bail them out as well? Hmm…This is a great question answered by Les Leopold in this interview. Les Leopold co-founded and currently directs two nonprofit organizations, the Labor Institute and the Public Health Institute, and is the author […]

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AMA 27 – Thomas Sowell: The Housing Boom and Bust

Jason Hartman talks with Thomas Sowell from the Hoover Institution about the cycles of boom and bust in the US housing market. Narrator: Welcome to the American Monetary Association’s 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. […]

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Predicting Interest Rates for 2011

One of the principal economic leading indicators for 2011 will be the movement of 10-year treasury rates. The reason for this is because 30-year fixed rate mortgages are indexed against the 10-year treasury, and interest rate movements have a dramatic impact on the affordability of homes. One of the significant problems faced by the government […]

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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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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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