The Return of Inflation--Reasons Why: Part 1
Eric Janszen has over 20 years of experience as a product management and sales executive in the high technology industry. He is CEO of two venture-backed companies, managing Director of a seed stage investment firm that enjoyed six liquidity events, including two IPOS and four sales to Cisco, Microsoft, Nortel, and EMC. He also founded iTulip.com in 1998, and is the President of iTulip, Inc. since 2006. Eric is the author of The Postcatastrophe Economy (2010), Harper's Magazine cover The Next Bubble (2008), and co-author of America's Bubble Economy in 2007, and is a frequent writer for the Harvard Business Review. Eric is a speaker at a range of investor conferences from MIT and Standford to Hard Assets NYC and Las Vegas. He has been interviewed on national shows including NPR and CNBC, and quoted in numerous publications internationally. Eric is a University of Massachusetts, Amherst Eleanor Bateman Alumni Scholar in 2010 and serves on several Advisory Boards including Twin Focus Capital Partners and on the Board of Directors of Article One Partners.
On this week’s Financial Sense Newshour with Jim Puplava, Eric discusses how inflation is a process, not an event. Eric also discusses inflation fallacies. Lastly, Eric and Jim discuss how the inflation vs. deflation saga continues, and will history repeat itself?
John Williams aka Walter J. "John" Williams was born in 1949. He received an A.B. in Economics, cum laude, from Dartmouth College in 1971, and was awarded a M.B.A. from Dartmouth's Amos Tuck School of Business Administration in 1972, where he was named an Edward Tuck Scholar. During his career as a consulting economist, John has worked with individuals as well as Fortune 500 companies.
On this week’s Financial Sense Newshour, John Williams and FSN host Jim Puplava discuss the major governmental economic reports that distort productivity, unemployment and inflation. John notes that there are no rules anymore, and that persistent government intervention is causing a major disconnect with the average man on the street.