Matt Piepenburg- Money Morning - Only the News You Can Profit From.
Matt has extensive knowledge of global and domestic market hazards and opportunities, so he places a specific emphasis on risk management in the current macro backdrop.
A graduate of Brown University (magna cum laude, phi beta kappa), he also holds a master's and law degree from Harvard University and the University of Michigan. Matthew combines a blue-chip resume with a unique, "in the trenches" experience as a seasoned trader, market analyst, and trusted advisor to ultra-high-net-worth clients. His singular aim today is to share this unique Wall Street insight (and blunt skepticism) with a Main Street audience, "the very folks who deserve it the most." He's fluent in English, German, and French.
Matt'S LATEST HEADLINES
Politics 1 Friday, May 31, 2019This Popular Policy Idea Takes Us Down the Road to "Crazytown"
When I was growing up in the 1980s, no Friday night was complete without an episode of "Fantasy Island."
If you're of a certain age, you remember the runaway ABC hit: Ricardo Montalban as the mysterious "Mr. Roarke" and Hervé Villechaize as his diminutive sidekick "Tattoo."
The white-suited Mr. Roarke would graciously hoist a goblet of white wine and, in a suave Mexican accent, intone "Welcome… to Fantasy Island" to planeloads of arriving tourists – folks who'd forked over mega-bucks in a (usually desperate) bid to make their fantasies come true… with a catch, of course.
It was pure escapism – pretty good TV, too.
If only it had stayed on television…
Turns out, "Fantasy Island" makes for lousy politics, and it's downright terrible for the markets.
Unfortunately, that's what's happening with the "modern monetary theory" craze. It's the favorite "show" of politicos, bond peddlers, traders, pundits, and armchair economists from coast to coast.
I never thought I'd see the day, but here we are. The fact that MMT is gaining traction in our debate speaks to how desperate the folks at the top are in the United States.Let me show you what's really going on here; you're not likely to get this anywhere else...
Investing Ideas Tuesday, May 7, 2019The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Making Triple the Profits in a Downturn
Debt Monday, April 8, 2019Here's the "Smoking Gun" in America's $70 Trillion Collapse
Financial Media Thursday, March 21, 2019The Financial Media Looks Like Stalin-Era Soviet Propaganda
Stocks Friday, March 8, 2019The Fed Is About to Torch the Dollar, Stocks, and Bonds – Here's What to Do
China Thursday, February 28, 2019How to Profit When China and the United States Both Lose This Trade War
"High Yield" Tuesday, February 19, 2019The "High-Yield" Craze Is Masking a Thoroughly Fatal Market Sickness
Politics Monday, November 19, 2018The "Warfare State" Has Consumed the Middle Class
Stock Market Crash Friday, October 26, 2018Why Investors Are Walloped with a Constant "Bliss Blitz"