Wed, 19 November 2014
CW 441: Inflation, Deflation & Underemployment with Jeff Macke of Yahoo Finance & Author of ‘Clash of the Financial Pundits’
In today’s Creating Wealth Show, Jason Hartman talks to Yahoo Finance’s Jeff Macke about the impact of changing technologies, the perception of Doomsday skepticism and what underemployment means for those seeking jobs and those hiring. Macke also ways in on the inflation/deflation debate and discusses some of the points raised in his book Clash of the Financial Pundits.
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08.29 – Jason Hartman runs through the schedule for the Birmingham Property Tour on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd November 2014.
11.19 – There is some disparity between what the press makes us believe and the reality of the economy.
14.40 – New technology combined with human resources can lead to an end to such extreme inefficiency.
17.50 – Underemployment is a tricky issue when we have so many graduates with massive student debt who still can’t get a job.
22.16 – How many jobs will this new technology end up replacing?
25.14 – It’s easy to criticize and bet on the Doomsday ending, but it’s a lousy bet.
27.44 – Jeff Macke gives his opinion on the future in terms of inflation or deflation.
31.43 – There are two real ways of making money as a pundit: make other people money or just scare them.
33.00 – The gold-bugs focus so much on the math, but it’s just not all about math. We now have so many other factors that come into play, and we can’t forget about them.
Mentioned in this episode
Clash of the Financial Pundits by Jeff Macke