Keiser Report: Reflexivity & Passive Investing

In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy look at ‘reflexivity’ and whether or not higher and higher stock prices are driving prices higher as buyers chase the markets higher without any consideration of fundamentals. On top of that, we have the rise of passive index funds which are the opposite of value investors as passive investors don’t look at any fundamentals but merely buy a basket of the highest performing shares in whichever sector they are investing. In the second half, Max continues his talk with Egon von Greyerz of GoldSwitzerland.com about value investors like Warren Buffett sitting on huge piles of cash while passive index funds gobble up the market. They also discuss the latest in the gold market.
See Also: (Max Keiser) – Keiser Report: Not your settlements layer, not your money (E1490)

In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy look at the latest threat to cut a nation off from the USD based financial grid. This time, in a tweet, of course, Donald Trump threatens to cut Iraq off from their oil revenue held at the NY Fed. They ask if this is the ‘howl of a dying empire.’ In the second half, Max talks to Egon von Greyerz of GoldSwitzerland.com about the decade of fantasy which has just passed and whether or not that illusion will be shattered in the decade ahead. As stock markets continue hitting all time new highs almost daily, they wonder how long markets can stay irrationally pumped up by the Fed.