Mottek On Money (August 24th, 2019)

Saturday, August 24th

Rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China spook the financial markets. The Dow wraps up the week with a 623 point closing loss. China announces new trade sanctions on U.S. imports and President Trump responds by raising existing tariffs on $250 billion in Chinese goods to 30% from 25%, and new tariffs on another $300 billion of imports would be 15% instead of 10%. The president criticizes the Fed after the latest speech by Fed Chair Jerome Powell. Extended market coverage with guests including Dr. Mohamed El-Erian, Chief Economic Advisor, Allianz, former PIMCO CEO, Newport Beach, Ben Stein, financial commentator, author, economist, Mark Hulbert, Marketwatch Columnist, Publisher, Hulbert Digest, Peter Schiff, President, Euro Pacific Capital.