Recorded on November 2, 2016, this episode discusses various scenarios and potential impacts to global and US economies resulting from the upcoming election in the US.
What are the consequences of a Trump election win? The markets are moving on every piece of news that pushes the polls ahead of election day, November 8—we anticipate an unprecedented Bust if he is elected.
How would a close race play out over the next four years, should Hillary hang on to her slim lead? What can be expected from Congress? Is the Republican party going to split after the deep divides within their ranks have been exposed?
There is a bright side: with economic growth and strong improvements in wages, we could see a US-led Boom in the economy and real progress on global challenges, if the country stays on track.
The episode closes with a recommendation for a strategy to preserve your capital in what can only be described as one of the most uncertain economic moments in modern history. Other issues addressed include the role of Russia, the global impacts of the low price of oil, the various threats to the EU, and the potential for a deep global depression.
In the episode, Rinaldo discusses his article Ascent of the Phoenix: Global Reconstruction.