Jeroen Blokland: How to invest in uncertain & volatile times | GRP #27 (Part 2/2)

April 1 2022

How do you protect your wealth in uncertain times? What assets are good to diversify your portfolio? Are we in a commodity supercycle? In this second part of our conversation with Jeroen Blokland (Founder and Head of Research at True Insights), we talk about the odds of a commodity supercycle, frameworks and insights for portfolio diversification, the role of gold as a diversifier, Bitcoin as a new asset class, how stocks are performing during a recession and the shift from tech to natural... »

Bart Brands

@Heresy Financial: Central Banks' magic trick policies | GoldRepublic Podcast #22 (Part 1/2)

October 5 2021

Joe Brown from Heresy Financial outlined eloquently how central banks like the FED or the ECB use increasingly more unconventional monetary policies that in the longterm can have unknown and unintended consequences on the economy and the financial system.


Background & why Joe started Heresy Financial  

Biggest heresy in the financial system? 

Unconventional monetary policies is the new normal 

Why the US can print free money

FED taboo policies

Can the FED use negative

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Bart Brands

Daniel Lacalle: ECB's stealth nationalization of the economy | GRP #21 (Part 1/2)

September 17 2021

How do central banks grow beyond their initial role as lender of last resort to buyer of first resort? Why is quantitative easing monetary laughing gas? Renown economist Daniel Lacalle (Tressis) discussed with Alexej Jordanov and Bart Brands the Austrian School of Economics, why Modern Monetary... »

Bart Brands

Amadeo Brands: Decentralized Finance (DeFi) explained | GoldRepublic Podcast #19 [Part 1/2]

August 20 2021

What is Decentralized Finance (DeFi)? Why is it different than fintech and how does it threaten centralised finance? Together with Amadeo Brands (CTO, CrescoFin) we discuss the basics of Decentralized Finance (DeFi) by explaining different elements and layers within this new open financial system, its advantages and risks, a dystopian glimpse into CBDC in China while DeFi can become an opportunity for the United States of America and the other western countries. In the second part we dive deeper into the more technical aspects with an overview of different protocols, NFTs under all its shapes, what's next with the rise of social tokens and much more.... »

Bart Brands

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