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Amanda Howard

Amanda Howard is Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Bastiat Capital, a registered CTA with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Amanda leads the core team at Bastiat with the goal of helping investors hedge portfolio exposure to business cycle downturns, bear markets, inflationary conditions, and black swan events. She holds degrees from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and Oxford University.

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Can Monopoly Money Save the Stock Market? Or Will It Buy Stagnation?

Financial MarketsMonetary Policy


Rather than spurring real economic gains, the Federal Reserve’s unorthodox QE program has supported and extended the debt grid and generated asset exuberance. But this can only go on as long as there's capacity for more debt.

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