The Commercial Investing Show

Jason Hartman talks with Nick Sargen, author of Global Shocks: An Investment Guide for Turbulent Markets, about how our economy might be changed with Donald Trump taking over in the White House. Nick is Senior VP and Chief Economist at Fort Washington Investment Advisors. Before that he worked at Morgan Guaranty trust, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and the US Department of Treasury.

Key Takeaways:

[1:10] Trump's pro-business stance could change the US economic situation

[4:42] Will more spending mean higher interest rates?

[6:50] There are legitimate concerns about how President Trump will handle the issue of trade

[9:36] Inflation doesn't necessary follow budget deficits

[12:13] Donald Trump, our first real estate president, who will be pro-growth

[15:05] Why Trump's policies have been good for the market

[17:55] A guide to Nick's book, Global Shocks: An Investment Guide to Turbulent Markets

[20:29] How to invest in order to take advangtage of a bubble.

[24:13] The technology sectors role in the current stock market


Fort Washington Investment Advisors

Global Shocks: An Investment Guide for Turbulent Markets

Direct download: CI_74_Nick_Sargen.mp3
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Jason Hartman talks with FLAG (Foundation for Liberty and American Greatness) founder and Executive Director, Nick Adams. Nick wrote the book The American Boomerang: How the World’s Greatest Turnaround Nation Will Do It Again, which has turned into a best seller. Jason and Nick look at what America needs to do to return to greatness, and whether President Trump could be the man who makes that happen.

Key Takeaways:

[2:11] What would need to happen to create a true American renaissance?

[4:01] Nick read The Art of the Deal at 11 and now proudly supports Trump

[8:00] The Tall Poppy Syndrome does not apply in the US.

[12:32] The 4 areas that America is considered exceptional

[15:51] The only way to really grow the economy is an increase in consumer confidence

[16:50] The keystones of an American economic boomerang

[20:38] What do the next 4 years of President Trump hold?


Direct download: CI_73_Nick_Adams.mp3
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Jason Hartman talks with Daren Blomquist, Senior VP at ATTOM Data Solutions and the Executive Editor of ATTOM’s award-winning Housing News Report. They examine how our new President, Donald Trump, could influence real estate investing, how the economy might react, and what regulatory environment we'll be investing in.

Key Takeaways:

[1:43] A Trump presidency's impact on real estate investors and our economy

[5:55] Lack of wage growth has caused affordability issues

[8:46] Housing bubbles tend to be created by lower interest rates

[11:33] Housing prices continue escalating while home ownership has dropped to a 50 year low

[15:43] What impact would repealing Dodd-Frank have?

[19:11] ATTOM’s Housing News Report article explains the phenomenon of big banks running away from the mortgage business

[20:16] October 2016 saw a continued increase in foreclosure activity

[24:29] The promised $1 trillion infrastructure investment will help real estate investors.

[25:36] Get the Housing News Report free for a year by emailing and mention "Creating Wealth"


Direct download: CI_72_Daren_Blomquist.mp3
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Jason Hartman talks with James D. Kuhn, President of New York City’s Newmark Grubb Knight Frank commercial real estate advisory firm, to discuss the changes they are expecting to see in the real estate investing landscape under President Trump.

Key Takeaways:

[2:03] President Trump has the ability to make a serious impact on real estate investing

[6:12] Trump's trade policies will create clear winners and losers

[11:19] Education is the clear separator between the middle and lower class job growth

[14:14] Online college should be accessible to all and cheap

[16:14] Finding value as a real estate investor is getting harder

[19:00] When will the Fed make their interest rate move?

[20:42] Real estate is the last great investment opportunity

[23:09] Remember your commandments, thou shall not gamble in real estate investing


Direct download: CI_71_James_Kuhn.mp3
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