E121 – The End of Quantitative Tightening and the Future of Monetary Policy

You may have heard the phrase “The Fed has painted itself into a corner,” but what does that mean? For years, we’ve listened to The Fed discuss how the goal was to return interest rates to their “normal” levels. However, now we are on the verge of another rate reduction. The quantitative tightening that The Fed was engaging in during 2017 has come to a close, and it could be the case that it never returns.

Our guest for today is Richard Duncan, who is the author of three books on the global economic crisis, The Dollar CrisisThe Corruption of Capitalism, and The New Depression. Richard has worked as a financial sector specialist for the World Bank and has been a consultant for the IMF in Thailand during the Asia Crisis. He has appeared frequently on CNBC, CNN, BBC, and Bloomberg Television as well as on a variety of other media outlets, conferences, and economic forums.

Today we are going to discuss…

  • What significant changes have taken place in the global economy since our guest’s last appearance at the end of 2018
  • What the current state of the global economy is, particularly as it relates to the bond yields of other countries
  • Whether or not we need mania to ensure before a significant correction
  • Some of the details of Ray Dalio’s MP3 theory and why our guest is an advocate of this monetary policy

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