36. S01:E31 – This Ends Badly

Milkshakes Markets Madness | Brent Johnson

July 16, 2023



Welcome back to Milkshakes, Markets, & Madness where we invite you to share a laugh with us each week as we discuss our favorite Twitter tantrums and the madness of financial markets.

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Do you think the whole world is ready to rally around a new global reserve currency?

Do you think China and Russia will be the trusted financial powers at the center of this new regime?

Do you think this will lead to greater freedom and financial prosperity?

Do you think you know exactly how to benefit during the final hours of U.S. Dollar hegemony?

Think again…this ends badly, very few will benefit, and you are unlikely to be one of them.

Learn more on the latest Milkshakes, Markets, and Madness Show.


00:00 – Title screen

00:03 – Disclaimer

00:05 – Video intro (25 seconds)

00:31 – Buenos dias

01:47 – Temple of Doom for U.S. Dollar

04:18 – Backpeddling BRICS and dollar bets

06:26 – This keeps the dollar kicking

08:33 – Economics vs. politics

09:54 – When money stops

10:30 – Gold

16:01 – Currency Cartels

17:58 – Surviving a dollar collapse

20:50 – Stacking pesos

24:51 – Salutations

25:49 – Outro

26:03 – Disclaimer

Every week, Brent Johnson and Jon Kutsmeda invite you to share a laugh at their favorite Twitter tantrums, and the madness of financial markets.

If you are tired of drawn out, jargon filled, boring financial podcasts, then tune in for Milkshakes, Markets, & Madness to enjoy the lighter side and off-topic discussions that include sports, politics, memes, travel, and whatever fun they find during the week.

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