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Podcast: Peter Schiff on the Fed’s Latest Move and Real Estate

Podcast: Peter Schiff on the Fed’s Latest Move and Real Estate

 Will the Fed REALLY raise interest rates multiple times in 2022? And if they do, what happens to real estate? Fed Chair Jerome Powell has admitted inflation is NOT transitory (welcome to the party!) … and says “tapering” and interest rate hikes are coming to an economy near you. What does all this mean? …

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Podcast: Inflation, Deflation, Recession, Depression or Dollar Crisis?

While a lockdown stops the economy and slows everything down … putting downward pressure on prices … central banks led by the Fed are conjuring TRILLIONS of fresh dollars out of thin air. And Uncle Sam is making sure they get into circulation. Will prices rise or fall? Can an economy grow when it’s locked …

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Grim warnings from Powell and the Fed push rates on home loans to new low

Even as building slows, the Fed is pumping purchasing power into housing. Short supply plus increased purchasing power could put upward pressure on prices. Of course, it all hinges on demand … will buyers be willing to take on a mortgage in such an uncertain jobs market? After all, even a zero percent mortgage payment …

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Fed Warns of Significant Hit to Asset Prices If Crisis Grows

Another not-so-subtle clue in the news … Fed chair Powell warns that commerical real estate values could plummet because of crisis … if “financial system strain’s re-emerge”. Notice Powell makes a distinction between the economy and the financial system. Health crisis > Economic Crisis > Financial System Crisis (credit markets and banks). The economy needs …

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The Fed pumps $200 billion into system in THREE days …

It’s been a busy week of alarming financial news! Of course, events that rattle financial markets sometimes barely register to real estate investors. That’s because rents and property values aren’t directly involved in the high-frequency trading casinos of Wall Street. So while paper traders frantically scramble to avoid losses or skim profits from currency flowing …

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