Michael Campbell’s MoneyTalks – Complete Show

Entire Show – Sept 4th

Given its track record how can anyone vote for more government control and regulation. Looking for a homerun, The Trend Letter’s Martin Straith has two “off the grid” stock selections. Plus Ozzie on the outrageous secret report on foreign real estate buying. Plus one of the sorriest anniversaries in Canadian history.

How to Invest in the Booming Chip-Tech Industry

How much of the modern world is powered by chip-tech? From computers and TVs to cars and washing machines, chips (or semiconductor devices) enable almost all of our digital goods.

When the COVID-19 pandemic brought the regular world to a halt, it put a focus on our increasingly digital world and personal electronics. Even as consumption of major purchases like vehicles slowed down, more than 1 trillion chips were shipped globally in 2020.

As economies picked up and demand increased across all goods, a global semiconductor shortage started to impact the largest companies and economies in the world. All of a sudden, the global semiconductor field was front-and-center in the minds of politicians, executives, and investors…read more.

Kid siblings earn over $30,000 a month mining cryptocurrency

Fourteen-year-old Ishaan Thakur and his sister, 9-year-old Aanya, spent their summer building a lucrative business mining cryptocurrency.

“We started because we wanted to learn something new about technology – and also make some money along the way,” Ishaan tells CNBC Make It.

And they have.

Each month, the siblings make over $30,000 mining three digital coins: Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency by market value; ether, the second-largest; and ravencoin, an altcoin amid the top 100, Ishaan says…read more.

Is gold ready to run higher?

The gold market continues to see lackluster demand even as the price holds support above $1,800 an ounce. However, one market strategist said that sentiment could start to shift to the bullish side once again before the end of the month.

In an interview with Kitco News, Robert Minter, director of investment strategy at Aberdeen Standard Investments, said that it will soon be clear that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the growing threat of the Delta Variant will continue to weigh on the U.S. labor market, which is a critical element to the Federal Reserve’s plan to reduce its monthly bond purchases.

He added that any delay in the Fed’s much-anticipated plan will be positive for gold prices. He said that another component of the labor market is if workers are still unemployed, the U.S. government could be forced to launch a new stimulus package…read more.

Quote of the Week & The Goofy Award

Quote of the Week
A well known climate activist says overstating the dangers of climate change will backfire.

Goofy Award
The doctored, misleading campaign video is not the biggest problem when it comes to healthcare.

Mike’s Comment

Successive polls make clear that the public may express it in different ways but when it comes to our top election concerns – it all adds up to the same thing.