Tue, 9 June 2020
Jim Puplava joins today’s show with much to talk about the supply chain disruption, and what’s to come of it. Jim says that business innovation is a must, and it looks as though companies like Walmart have already started making changes. These efficiencies aren’t only applicable in pandemic times, these strategies will prove to benefit businesses and patrons while we shelter-in-place or not.
Jim Puplava’s interview is continues with a discussion on inflation or stagflation, where do we see the immediate future of the U.S.? As well, Jim shares some interesting concepts about cryptocurrency, why it might be used, and why it might be rejected. Finally, Jim answers why negative interest rates cause a problem with cash.
[1:00] The supply chain has been disrupted. While it will take some time to correct, some of it will be beneficial.
[3:00] Inflation is a lot more money chasing fewer goods and services.
[10:40] Still singing the “creative destruction” tune. Business innovation is a must.
[11:45] The oil market, and the perfect storm.
[17:15] Is our future inflationary or stagflationary?
[24:20] Jim, what do you think about cryptocurrency?
[26:35] Why do negative interest rates cause a problem with cash?
[30:48] In the U.S., what’s the result of our debt to GDP ratio getting out of line?