Wed, 19 August 2020
Jason Hartman shares a big-data lawsuit that once again proves that thou shalt maintain control of one's investment. Check out how mall shopping center REITs might be in trouble. If you aren't convinced yet about the coronavirus's impact in cyclical markets, listen in for some stats on NYC, LA, and Huntsville, Alabama.
Laurence Ball joins Jason Hartman to discuss his book, The Fed and Lehman Brothers: Setting the Record Straight on a Financial Disaster, and draw comparisons about our current pandemic recession. While many details differentiate the two recessions, such as being self-imposed, how we recover, and how quickly we recover might have some similarities. How can the stimulus set up the future of government assistance?
The Fed and Lehman Brothers: Setting the Record Straight on a Financial Disaster by Laurence M. Ball
[1:45] L.A. launched a 100 million dollar coronavirus rental assistance fund.
[3:30] NYC had a massive decline in tourism. How low was it?
[6:30] The increase in median sales prices for homes in Huntsville, Alabama, during the COVID-quarter (Q2-2020) was 13%.
[12:15] Jason talks about a lawsuit that says, "giant mall REITs are licensed to spy, swiping vehicle date from license plates."
[18:15] Has there been an active enough response to COVID-19 from policymakers?
[19:45] Speaking on the first self-imposed recession.
[21:00] Will Coronavirus stimulus packages be the prelude to a sort of nationalized housing assistance program?
[26:15] Can the government and the fed solve the problem by creating more money, quantitative easing, and more stimulus?
[29:45] Failure to rescue Lehman Brothers made the recession outcome worse.
[34:00] Were we do for a correction, pre-pandemic?