Alastair Macdonald is back this week for a continuation of Economic Timelines and Surrounding Vital Factors, this time focusing more on the consequences of bad economic conditions. For new listeners and viewers, Alastair is an international analyst, forecaster, speaker, writer and investment consultant. He is the founder and editor of “The Parallax Report,” a subscription-based market, social and economic forecasting service for individual investors, and institutions.
Join us for another episode that delves deeper into economic issues and what the future holds.
You might have missed the first episode with Alastair, so be sure to check that out.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE EPISODE
01:28 – The direction of interest rates | The risk of low interest rates
05:21 – Junk Bonds
09:47 – The pursuit of yields and the resulting low-quality bonds
13:33 – The serious threat of inflation
16:36 – “When does this end?”
21:19 – Is there a chance for redemption?
25:56 – What interest rates are meant to represent
“When does this end? Will the government stop? The answer is, historically speaking, no. It won’t be an event. It will be a process.” – Alastair Macdonald
“It is the lender that decides the rate, not the borrower.” – Alastair Macdonald
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