Featured Voices http://www.peakprosperity.com/featuredvoices/newest?title=&uid=&created= en Eric Hunsader: The Financial System is 'Absolutely, Positively Rigged' http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/97873/eric-hunsader-financial-system-absolutely-positively-rigged ]]><p>Eric&nbsp;Hunsader, founder of&nbsp;Nanex, has been at the vanguard of warning about the dangers and the rampant fraud that the rise of high-frequency trading (HFT)&nbsp;algorithims&nbsp;have let loose in today&#39;s financial markets.</p> <p>While he usually feels like a lone voice in a world happy to deceive itself, he was shocked to receive a $750,000 whistleblower award from the SEC for his efforts. He&#39;s been sadly less shocked to see that since the award was publicly announced, the abuses he reported have only become more extreme and frequent.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/97873/eric-hunsader-financial-system-absolutely-positively-rigged" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/97873/eric-hunsader-financial-system-absolutely-positively-rigged#comments Podcast algorithmic trading algorithms Citadel Eric Husander exchange Federal Reserve fraud HFT Nanex stock market stocks http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/97873 Tue, 19 Apr 2016 00:36:09 +0000 Adam Taggart 97873 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Adam Trexler: A New Way to Hold Gold (2016 Update) http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/97807/adam-trexler-new-way-hold-gold-2016-update ]]><p>What if you could carry and exchange gold in the exact same manner as you do with the dollar bills in your wallet?</p> <p>Two years ago, we introduced the precious metals community to a company called&nbsp;Valaurum, which has developed a technology that&#39;s making this possible.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/97807/adam-trexler-new-way-hold-gold-2016-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/97807/adam-trexler-new-way-hold-gold-2016-update#comments Podcast aurum bullion currency gold hyperinflation inflation money Resilient Life Valaurum http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/97807 Mon, 11 Apr 2016 00:03:43 +0000 Adam Taggart 97807 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Jim Rickards: The New Case For Gold http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/97709/jim-rickards-new-case-gold ]]><p>Monetary expert Jim&nbsp;Rickards&nbsp;returns this week to share the insights from his latest work&nbsp;<a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1101980761/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=1101980761&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=peakprosp-20&amp;linkId=NMY4YEEAWHX3FM6T" target="_blank">The New Case For Gold</a>, a detailed and highly-researched study of the fundamentals likely to drive the price of gold bullion in the years to come.</p> <p>Rickards&nbsp;is quite confident that the price is going higher -- much higher in fact -- as the current world fit currency regimes falter, to be replaced by ones backed (at least in part) by bullion.</p> <p>On the way to that outcome, expect the price to be subject to the geopolitical interests and aims of the largest players on the chessboard.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/97709/jim-rickards-new-case-gold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/97709/jim-rickards-new-case-gold#comments Podcast Bretton Woods bullion central banks CFTC China COMEX currency Federal Reserve gold Jim Richards money precious metals silver US Treasury http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/97709 Mon, 04 Apr 2016 04:32:06 +0000 Adam Taggart 97709 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Teal Swan: The Role Of Spiritual Resilience http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/97607/teal-swan-role-spiritual-resilience ]]><p>This podcast requires a special introduction because it is reflective of a side of myself that I have often alluded to, but largely kept private until now.&nbsp;</p> <p>And that is my searching for personal insight, meaning, and deeper inner fulfillment.&nbsp; I&rsquo;ve been actively and intensively exploring this area for roughly 5 years.</p> <p>Some might call this a spiritual questing, while others would call it inner tracking.&nbsp; Either way, this part of my life involves building my emotional IQ and resilience.</p> <p>It is perhaps the hardest and bravest work I&rsquo;ve ever undertaken.</p> <p>I hope you enjoy this podcast, take from it what you will, leave&nbsp;the rest, and join the conversation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/97607/teal-swan-role-spiritual-resilience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/97607/teal-swan-role-spiritual-resilience#comments Podcast Carl Jung emotional resilience spirituality Teal Swan http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/97607 Sun, 27 Mar 2016 17:55:24 +0000 cmartenson 97607 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Ed Butowsky: Calculating The True Cost of Living Increase http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/97466/ed-butowsky-calculating-true-cost-living-increase ]]><p>Over the past decade, we&#39;ve been told that inflation has been tame -- actually below the target the Federal Reserve would like to see. But if that&#39;s true, then why does the average household find it harder and harder to get by?</p> <p>The ugly reality is that the true annual cost of living is far outpacing the government&#39;s reported inflation rate. By nearly&nbsp;10x&nbsp;in many parts of the country.</p> <p>This week, we welcome Ed&nbsp;Butowsky, developer of t<a href="http://www.chapwoodindex.com/" target="_blank">he&nbsp;Chapwood&nbsp;Index</a>, to the program. His index is a &#39;real world&#39; measure of how prices are increasing much faster than the wages of the 99% can afford.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/97466/ed-butowsky-calculating-true-cost-living-increase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/97466/ed-butowsky-calculating-true-cost-living-increase#comments Podcast Chapwood Index cost of living Ed Butowsky Federal Reserve GDP inflation jobs prices stagflation wealth gap http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/97466 Sun, 20 Mar 2016 17:06:03 +0000 Adam Taggart 97466 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Joel Salatin: The Promise Of Regenerative Farming http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/97339/joel-salatin-promise-regenerative-farming ]]><p>Front man for the sustainable/regenerative farming movement, Joel&nbsp;Salatin, returns to the podcast this week.</p> <p>Next month on April&nbsp;23rd, he&#39;ll be joining Adam, the folks from Singing Frogs Farm,&nbsp;permaculturalist&nbsp;Toby&nbsp;Hemenway, and Robb Wolf at&nbsp;<a href="http://tarafirmafarms.com/events/" target="_blank">a speaking event in northern California</a>. He&#39;ll be speaking on the power that&#39;s in our hands to make much smarter choices regarding the food systems we depend on.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/97339/joel-salatin-promise-regenerative-farming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/97339/joel-salatin-promise-regenerative-farming#comments Podcast Agriculture Cattle Farming Food GMO Joel Salatin Organic pasture rotation regenerative farming sustainable farming http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/97339 Sun, 13 Mar 2016 12:03:51 +0000 Adam Taggart 97339 at http://www.peakprosperity.com John Perkins: The Shadow World Of The Economic Hitman http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/97200/john-perkins-shadow-world-economic-hitman ]]><p>If you&#39;re hoping to have a &#39;feel good&#39; day today, we&#39;re about to owe you an apology.</p> <p>John Perkins, author of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.amazon.com/New-Confessions-Economic-Hit-Man/dp/1626566747/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1457136843&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=new+confessions+of+an+economic+hitman" target="_blank">The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man</a>, is someone we&#39;ve been trying to get on the program for some time. He tells a dark story of an elite cabal working in the shadows to subjugate governments as it pursues ever-greater control of the planet&#39;s resources.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/97200/john-perkins-shadow-world-economic-hitman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/97200/john-perkins-shadow-world-economic-hitman#comments Podcast Author debt economic hitman economics hitman John Perkins loans podcast http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/97200 Sun, 06 Mar 2016 05:51:50 +0000 Adam Taggart 97200 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Steen Jakobsen: The End Of The Debt Cycle http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/96956/steen-jakobsen-end-debt-cycle ]]><p>As we&#39;ve been watching closely, something is wrong with the big banks. Their shares have lost 25-33% of their market value since the beginning of the year. What&#39;s going on?</p> <p>The turmoil seems greatest in Europe, where bank shares have fallen the hardest, and negative interest rates have appeared with increasingly frequency across member countries.</p> <p>To make sense of it all, we&#39;ve invited Steen&nbsp;Jakobsen&nbsp;back on, Chief Investment Officer of&nbsp;Saxo&nbsp;Bank, who can provide an eyes-on-the-ground perspective on the European banking system from his location in Copenhagen.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/96956/steen-jakobsen-end-debt-cycle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/96956/steen-jakobsen-end-debt-cycle#comments Podcast Bank of Japan Berlin Wall Bernanke BOJ debt cycle Fed Federal Reserve Greenspan put negative interest rates podcast Steen Jakobsen Yellen http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/96956 Sun, 21 Feb 2016 23:26:10 +0000 Adam Taggart 96956 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Sandra Postel: Repairing The Water Cycle http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/96676/sandra-postel-repairing-water-cycle ]]><p>El&nbsp;Ni&ntilde;o&nbsp;has been dropping much-needed rain this winter on a parched American West. But it&#39;s making little difference to the greater water scarcity issues the US as well as the rest of the world is increasingly facing.</p> <p>Here to talk about the state of the world situation for fresh water -- arguably the single most important resource to humans on the planet, next to oxygen -- is Sandra&nbsp;Postel, Director of the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.globalwaterpolicy.org/" target="_blank">Global Water Policy Project</a>, author, lecturer, and former National Geographic Fellow. The punch-line to her message: as more and more demands are placed on our finite freshwater supply by human consumption and climate change, intelligent conservation is now an absolute must.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/96676/sandra-postel-repairing-water-cycle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/96676/sandra-postel-repairing-water-cycle#comments Podcast Conservation Drought el nino Sandra Postel water http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/96676 Sun, 07 Feb 2016 01:13:37 +0000 Adam Taggart 96676 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Jack Spirko: The Road To Resilience http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/96563/jack-spirko-road-resilience ]]><p>Continuing our focus on solutions, this week we&#39;re joined on the podcast by Jack&nbsp;Spirko. His&nbsp;<a href="http://www.thesurvivalpodcast.com/" target="_blank">daily podcast&nbsp;</a>focuses on practical, actionable steps each of us can take to &quot;live a better life, if times get tough or even if they don&#39;t&quot; -- a mission nicely aligned with the one we pursue here at Peak Prosperity.</p> <p>In this wide-ranging discussion, Jack and Chris discuss the need for spreading awareness of the Three&nbsp;Es, the professional challenges in doing so, and how individuals can go about pursuing both security and prosperity in the face of the likely disruptive changes to come.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/96563/jack-spirko-road-resilience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/96563/jack-spirko-road-resilience#comments Podcast disaster disaster preparedness Emergency emergency preparedness Jack Spirko preparation prepping resilience survival podcast http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/96563 Sun, 31 Jan 2016 17:17:25 +0000 Adam Taggart 96563 at http://www.peakprosperity.com