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Real VisionJuly 27, 2019
Takeaways from Recession Watch
Over the past two weeks, Raoul Pal has tried to determine the risk of a recession, and to gauge the potential consequences that could result. In this concluding piece, Raoul Pal explains what he’s learned through the past two weeks of programming, and provides some insights about how best to invest both in a rebound scenario and in a downturn. Filmed on July 17, 2019 in New York.
Real VisionOctober 14, 2019
Grant's Observations: Money, Credit, and Financial Repression
Jim Grant, the legendary editor of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, has something to say to Mario Draghi, Ben Bernanke, SoftBank, WeWork, and other financial luminaries. Grant joins Real Vision to discuss the “most consequential price in capitalism,” and the role of money and credit in an economy rife with extreme central bank intervention. Grant argues that the recent interest rate distortions and financial engineering pose unprecedented risks to the capital system and that the mounting stockpiles of debt spell further trouble. Filmed on October 3, 2019 in New York.
Real VisionOctober 07, 2019
The Monetary System is Broken
Jeff Snider, head of global research at Alhambra Investment Partners, has been covering the repo market breakdown since May 2018. With the recent spike in repo rates, it seems like the rest of the market has finally started to take notice. Snider explains why this problem is not coming up out of the blue and breaks down why he views recent market moves as a sign that the banks are telegraphing their knowledge of major threats to the monetary system. Filmed on September 27, 2019 in New York.