Dr. Jack Rasmus reviews the major economic events of 2016 and their likely continuing impact in the year ahead. Topics includes global trade stagnation, Federal Reserve rate hikes, global oil and commodity prices, property financial bubbles in China and capital flight and devaluation, Europe events involving the ECB, Italian and Europe banks, the UK economy post-Brexit, negative rates and non performing bank loans worldwide, the failure of Abenomics and bank of Japan’s QE, Latin American recessions, and the global corporate debt bubble. Also addressed are the US economy’s first quarter collapse and recovery, Fed rates, the shift to fiscal-infrastructure spending, the unwinding bond bubble and emerging stock bubble, health care and drug price inflation, and the rising US dollar and its impact on emerging markets. Jack offers his predictions for 2017 for the US economy, Europe, Japan, China, India, Latin America, emerging markets, and global commodity prices. (Next week show: review of major political events of 2016 and political predictions 2017).
#1- Part 3: The Decameron “all inclusive” Latin beach resorts revisited.
One of the least expensive “all inclusive” first-world style resort packages by far- and one place that almost no native born Americans have ever heard of- today we explore their Special Membership Club package in more detail. We find out how much it really costs to retire and live at one or more of these resorts year round including the add on’s and extras you should be aware of before signing on the dotted line.
#1- Short term rentals and Air B&B’s in Latin America Part 2:
The guest was Natural Living Coach, Larry Cook, the author of The Beginner’s Guide to Natural Living. The book covers everything – from what to eat (or not eat) to how to choose quality natural products, which supplements to use on a regular basis, how to choose a natural doctor or holistic dentist, and how to detoxifiy your body. Larry has also launched the Stop Mandatory Vaccination website. If the government wants “health” for its populace, he says, then they should ban GMO foods, pesticides, fluoride in the water, artificial food additives, pharmaceutical drugs that cause side effects, and also ban the liars in the media who talk about the “safety” of vaccines.
#1- A Nicaragua Update:
There are some damaging events going on in right now that will affect Nicaragua quite negatively starting in 2017. These developments don’t bode well for Expats living there or planning to move there
Ancient women were the wise leaders.
David catches up on his mailbag and press clippings, reading some feedback from previous shows, discussing the two horrible Presidential choices that America faces, and also talking about vaccines and the Zika virus scam.
The movement to abolish Columbus Day and to establish in its place Indigenous Peoples Day continues to gather strength, as every month new school districts and colleges take action. This campaign has been given new momentum as Indigenous peoples throughout the Americas assert their treaty and human rights. Especially notable is the inspiring struggle in North Dakota to stop the toxic Dakota Access …
We live in a toxic world where exposure on a daily basis to toxic contaminants in our air and water affects our health on a cumulative basis. For decades toxic waste sites and industries have discharged chemicals and heavy metals that have seeped into our drinking water supplies. Additionally, agricultural runoff of pesticides, herbicides and fertilizer, hospitals and pharmaceutical companies dumping drugs into the ground have contributed to hundreds of toxic contaminants permeating our drinking water supply.
#1-Latin American homes are plagued by Cucarachas. They seem to have a sort kind of unavoidable symbiotic relationship. While gringos and Expats cringe and squirm, Latin locals don’t seem to notice them. Will you become accustomed and eventually not notice them either? Fact: I’ve personally only see three cucarachas in my place in the last year(and they died horrible deaths). …