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The CryptoCast with Jason Hartman

Mar 19, 2022

Jason Hartman discusses today's economic boom or bust and real estate trends with a very special guest and absolute wealth of knowledge, Dr. Vikram Mansharamani. He talks about identifying bubbles in various markets, and whether or not real estate should continue to be a profitable play over the long run. Dr. Mansharamani gives his outlook on other asset classes, such as Bitcoin and precious metals and encourages you to take control of your financial decisions.

"Dr. Vikram Mansharamani is a global trend-watcher who shows people how to anticipate the future, manage risk, and spot opportunities. He is the author of the recently-released THINK FOR YOURSELF: Restoring Common Sense in an Age of Experts and Artificial Intelligence and BOOMBUSTOLOGY: Spotting Financial Bubbles Before They Burst. He has been a frequent commentator on issues driving disruption in the global business environment. Vikram’s ideas and writings have also appeared in Bloomberg, Fortune, Forbes, The New York Times and a long list of other publications. LinkedIn twice listed him as their #1 Top Voice for Money, Finance and Global Economics and Worth has profiled him as one of the 100 most powerful people in global finance. Millions of readers have enjoyed his unique multi-lens approach to connecting seemingly irrelevant dots."

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Key Takeaways:

0:00 Welcome Dr. Vikram Mansharamani, global trend watcher, Harvard lecturer and author: his five lenses to help identify bubble territory and economic boom or bust

5:25 Cultural dynamic and consensus herd behavior

6:57 The million dollar question - are we in a bubble?

9:47 Rise and fall of various asset classes, inflation and interest rates

11:34 What about precious metals?

14:29 Real estate markets and inversely directional interest rates

16:49 Inflation vs deflation - technology is the most powerful deflationary force

19:31 The world's largest economies all have aging demographics

21:23 The role of immigration and technology in advancing societies and the long term demographic implications of social media

24:12 Residential and other real estate segment risk through industry modernization

26:19 Dr. Mansharamani's outlook on the stock market

30:17 Passive investing bubble and index investing logic

36:15 Retirement accounts are a ticking time bomb

37:56 Labor market and shortages

39:29 Bitcoin, boom or bust?

43:50 In an age of technology and experts, we've stopped thinking for ourselves

44:59 Read Dr. Mansharamani's articles at


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