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A Repeat Of The 1970s Inflation Or Worse?

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Jay Taylor

John Rubino, Chen Lin and Michael Oliver return on this week's radio show.

Price action in markets often seems counterintuitive. Alasdair explained why stocks often decline even as earnings begin to rise, because stock prices have much more to do with flows of money than with fundamentals. Last week, Richard Maybury opined that an increase in monetary velocity may be starting, which could trigger general price inflation not unlike the 1970s. Indeed, your host's Inflation-Deflation Watch now appears to be entering an inflationary breakout. If so, what does that mean for Fed monetary policy in light of debt levels never seen before in America? John gives his thoughts on those issues.

Michael says where momentum is taking gold, stocks and bonds. Chen explains why he thinks Sorrento Therapeutics (SRNE) is now a screaming buy, plus share his thoughts on a couple of his favorite mining stocks in an effort to boost your portfolio returns.

John Rubino runs the popular financial website DollarCollapse.com. He is co-author, with GoldMoney's James Turk, of The Money Bubble: What To Do Before It Pops, and author of Clean Money: Picking Winners in the Green-Tech Boom (Wiley, 2008), The Collapse of the Dollar (also with James Turk), How to Profit from the Coming Real Estate Bust (Rodale, 2003) and Main Street, Not Wall Street (Morrow, 1998). After earning a Finance MBA from New York University, he spent the 1980s on Wall Street as a Eurodollar trader, equity analyst and junk bond analyst. During the 1990s, he was a featured columnist with TheStreet.com and a frequent contributor to Individual Investor, Online Investor and Consumers Digest, among many other publications. He currently writes for CFA Magazine.

Chen Lin had been a doctoral candidate in aeronautical engineering at Princeton. However, Chen found his investment strategies were so profitable that he put

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Mr. Taylor is editor of J Taylor’s Gold & Technology Stocks newsletter and host for the popular radio show, Turning Hard Times into Good Times. His interest in the role gold has played in U.S. monetary history led him to research gold and into analyzing and investing in junior gold shares. In 1981 he began publishing North American Gold Mining Stocks, which preceded his current newsletter. His continuing interest in gold mining prompted him to study geology at Hunter College in New York City, supplementing his MBA in Finance & Investments from Baruch College, NYC. Throughout his career Mr. Taylor worked as a commercial, then as an investment banker. Most recently, he worked in the mining and metals group of ING Barings in New York. Prior to that he was involved in the first gold loan made in modern times in the U.S. to Amax Minerals, a 250,000 oz. loan facility led by Citicorp. In 1997 he resigned from ING Barings to devote himself full time to researching mining & technology stocks, writing his newsletter and assisting companies in raising venture capital. Along with the publishing of his newsletter he currently also hosts the web-based radio show “Turning Hard Times Into Good Times.”

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Inflation is good for biopharmas.
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