Why Are so Few Americans Able to Get Ahead?

Charles Hugh Smith, John Anderson and Michael Oliver return as guests on this week’s radio program.

Despite the rah-rah about the “ownership society” and the best economy ever, at least according to President Trump, the sobering reality is that very few Americans are able to get ahead in terms of building real financial security. That topic is explored with main guest Charles Hugh Smith.

One of your host’s favorite junior gold exploration companies is Triumph Gold, so I am very excited to have John Anderson, that company’s Executive Chairman, as a guest during the second segment of the show. Triumph’s largest shareholder is Goldcorp but there are a number of the largest base metals miners in the world that are very interested in the prospects of the company’s new Blue Sky Porphyry discovery. Michael Oliver updates investors on the latest directions for stock, bond and precious metals markets.

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Charles Hugh Smith is the author/ proprietor of the popular blog OfTwoMinds.com, which he started publishing in 2005, and a contributing editor to PeakProsperity.com.

He is the author of numerous books, including “Why Everything Is Falling Apart: An Unconventional Guide To Investing In Troubled Times.”  In his new book “Money and Work Unchained,” he addresses the idea of UBI (Universal Basic Income) and starts by taking a fresh look at work and its role in human life and society and well as our system of money.

Michael Oliver entered the financial services industry in 1975 on the Futures side, joining E.F. Hutton’s International Commodity Division, NYC. He studied under David Johnson, head of Hutton’s Commodity Division and Chairman of the COMEX.

In the 1980’s Oliver began to develop his own momentum-based method of technical analysis. In 1987 Oliver, along with his futures client accounts (Oliver had trading POA) technically anticipated and captured the Crash. Oliver began to realize that his emergent momentum-structural-based tools should be further developed into a full analytic methodology.

In 1992 he was asked by the Financial VP and head of Wachovia Bank’s Trust Department to provide soft dollar research to Wachovia. Within a year Oliver shifted from brokerage to full-time technical research. MSA has provided its proprietary technical research services to financial and asset management clients continually since 1992. Oliver is the author of The New Libertarianism: Anarcho-Capitalism.

John Anderson, Chairman of the Board & Director of Triumph Gold Corp., has over 20 years of Capital market experience specializing in the resource sector. He was a founder and Financier of many start-up companies with experience on the TSX, NYSE, NASDAQ and London AIM and Swiss Stock Exchange. He was a founder of Deep 6 PLC, American Eagle Oil and Gas as well a founding general partner in Aquastone Capital LLC, a New York based gold fund. Anderson has raised more than $35 million for Triumph Gold (formerly Northern Freegold). Prior to this, he worked in Investor Relations at Bema Gold and corporate Development at Manulife Financial in commercial real estate development.