James Grant

INFLATION’S DAMAGE: FINANCIAL CONSEQUENCES & INVESTMENT STRATEGIES WITH HISTORIAN JAMES GRANT

September 16, 2022

How times have changed. It wasn’t many months ago that the entire financial world was singing the praises of inflation. The greatest fear among Wall Streeters and other financial lights was lower prices that might actually decline more and turn into that monster known as deflation. The thought conjured up nightmarish scenes of bread lines and bank runs. 

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GRANT: DRAMATIC FRIENDSHIPS

September 16, 2022

Award-winning financial historian James Grant is now working on his tenth book, immersing himself in monumental events of the 18th century, seen through the eyes of three key players who were also close friends.

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BEYOND EVERGRANDE’S FALL. ITS FAR-REACHING IMPACT WITH INFLUENTIAL JOURNALIST & HISTORIAN, JAMES GRANT

October 1, 2021

It can take a long time for a bubble to burst. 

Four years ago, in 2017, Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, a highly regarded financial newsletter, wrote an article about the now infamous China Evergrande group. Back then, it was anything but a familiar name except in China and among some institutional investors. 

The article was titled “Ever Higher” as Grant published a chart showing the extraordinary rise in China Evergrande’s stock price on the Hong Kong exchange that spring. 

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BITCOIN IS ONE OF MANY BUBBLES OF HISTORIC PROPORTIONS TODAY SAYS FINANCIAL HISTORIAN JAMES GRANT

February 26, 2021

NEW THIS WEEK…
The balance sheet of the Federal Reserve continues to surge at an unprecedented rate, up 83% y/y to a historic level, $7.59 trillion at the latest count.
According to our WEALTHTRACK podcast guest, financial historian, and long-time market observer James Grant, interest rates, the “central pricing mechanism for financial markets” have been pushed to artificially low levels by the Fed’s policies which have created numerous market bubbles. He cites Bitcoin as one of the most extreme examples.
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CREDIT MARKET MAVEN AND HISTORIAN JAMES GRANT ON WHY INTEREST RATES MATTER

October 19, 2018

Why interest rates still matter with influential financial journalist and historian James Grant.

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