In this episode of On The Margin Mike is joined by returning guests Grant Williams & Luke Gromen. We welcome back two financial market veterans for a special episode exploring the fracturing geopolitical landscape between the east and the west. Grant and Luke share their insight surrounding China’s declaration of war on the U.S, how the current monetary system could collapse China’s economy, the consequences of globalization, what the end game is for the dollar & how to prepare for the changing world order as two global superpowers collide.
00:00 ・ introductions
00:55 ・ The great power competition: China vs U.S
08:39 ・ Is it ethical to be in business with China?
18:44 ・ The consequences of globalization
20:11 ・ A battle of ideologies between the east and the west
24:51 ・ The current structure of the monetary system
31:30 ・ Inflation is the only way out of a sovereign debt crisis
31:30 ・ Emblematic of moral decay
49:38 ・ Understanding the financial oppression
55:06 ・ Opinion on how Bitcoin plays in all this
Goldsmith warned elites about the dangers of free trade.
00:55・The great power competition: China vs U.S
08:37・The difference in financial markets between China & the U.S
18:42・The consequences of globalization
20:08・A battle of ideologies between the east and the west
24:48・The current structure of the monetary system
28:45・Coinbase Prime Ad
31:26・Inflation is the only way out of a sovereign debt crisis
36:52・The end of an empire
49:32・What assets to buy during financial repression
54:58・Grant & Luke’s framework for Bitcoin
Sept 2018 prediction: early 2020 US Will have to monetize the debt
SBTV picks the mind of Luke Gromen, founder of Forest For The Trees LLC, about an impending dollar crisis and what likely scenarios can destabilize the petrodollar in the coming years. We also asked him what his ideal monetary system would be if he got to choose it. Forest For The Trees website: https://fftt-llc.com
Discussed in this interview:
05:08 Why a dollar crisis is coming?
12:14 US dollar still the center of the world?
13:07 Gold is wanted as a global neutral reserve asset.
14:35 Saudis’ view of the Petro-dollar: conflicted
23:10 A world where oil is priced in multiple currencies
28:33 No credible reserve currency alternatives to the dollar?
31:29 Bancor: A suitable replacement for the dollar standard?
34:08 How should investors navigate the impending dollar crisis?