Petrodollar Warfare: Why The U.S. Economy Requires Perpetual War
Jerry Robinson begins this week's program with a commentary on the recent shocking exchange between U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions. If you have not yet seen this exchange, you can watch the video below.
Jerry continues with a discussion of his latest article, The Petrodollar Wars: The Iraq-Petrodollar Connection. In the article, Jerry explains in detail the connection between the 2003 Iraq War and the Petrodollar system. In addition, he provides an interesting scenario of what a collapse of the petrodollar system would look like in America.
In Segment Two, Jerry is joined by popular trends watcher, Gerald Celente. Gerald is the publisher of the Trends Journal.
Topics include: The build-up to war in Syria and Iran and what it means to you.
We also discuss an interesting solution to the Iranian problem: Thorium. According to Gerald, thorium offers a potential replacement to the the more harmful, and politically sensitive, uranium.
Gerald concludes with a generous offer for a free copy of his latest Trends Journal newsletter which includes Gerald's top 12 trends for 2012. To request your free copy, simply visit the link below and use their contact form saying that you heard about the offer through FTMDaily.com. You will then receive your free copy by email.
In our final segment, we have no Listener Mailbag segment this week. It returns next week!
Tom Cloud gives an update on the economy, and comments on recent developments from the Federal Reserve. He also discusses the latest price action in gold, silver, and palladium in this week's Precious Metals Market Update.
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Then, Jay Peroni, CFP, explains the how investors should respond to inflation in this week's Investing Insight.
Finally, we conclude with the Retirement Minute with John Bearss.
Your Host: Jerry Robinson
(Economist, Best-Selling Author)
Jerry Robinson is an economist, published author, columnist, radio talk show host, and international conference speaker. Robinson has been quoted as an economic authority by USA Today, FoxNews and many other news agencies. His columns have appeared regularly in numerous print and web publications, including WorldNetDaily, Townhall, and FinancialSense. In addition, Robinson is also the Editor-in-Chief of the popular economic newsletter, Follow the Money Quarterly. He resides in Texas with his beautiful wife.
Tom Cloud, Precious Metals Expert (Turamali, Inc., President)
Thomas Cloud is the Chairman of the Board of Turamali, Inc. and has a long and successful advisory track record in both financial planning and tangible assets. His expertise as an financial counselor and thorough knowledge of the products he recommends has attracted an impressive list of individuals and major institutions from across the United States. Since 1977, Mr. Cloud has devoted his attention to all areas of tangible asset investing offering a "hands on" approach to each and every Turamali, Inc. client. For more information about Precious Metals Investing, click here.
The Retirement Minute with John Bearss
John Bearss, Retirement Specialist (Christian Financial Advisor Network)
John R. Bearss is a Retirement Specialist with the Christian Financial Advisor Network. He has been successfully helping clients nearing retirement generate lifetime income streams for 25 years.