1 hr 3 min

Gretchen Morgenson: Our Economy Is Being Plundered By Wall Street Elites Wealthion - Be Financially Resilient

    • Investing

We talk frequently on this channel of the dangerous and worsening wealth gap between the rich and the rest of society.

If as a regular individual investor you feel the playing field of today's financial system is unfairly tilted away from your interests and towards those of the already-wealthy, today's expert would say you're absolutely right.

To delve into this topic more deeply, we sit down with Pulitizer-prize winning & NYTimes best-selling investigative journalist Gretchen Morgenson. Gretchen is renown for her groundbreaking reporting on the financial markets, with a particular focus on the way in which they are too often abused by Wall Street power players.

Today, we'll discuss the key takeaways from her new book "These Are the Plunderers: How Private Equity Runs―and Wrecks―America" which was recently published and is already a Wall Street Journal bestseller.

Gretchen, along with her co-author Joshua Rosner, expose the world of private equity as "insidious", claiming that a small cohort of elite financiers -- and their government enablers -- use excessive debt and dubious practices to undermine our nation’s economy for their own enrichment.

To learn how, we hear from Gretchen herself.

You can follow Gretchen's work at nbcnews.com

#investing #moneymistakes #moneymanagement

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IMPORTANT NOTE: The information and opinions offered in this video by Wealthion or its interview guests are for educational purposes ONLY and should NOT be construed as personal financial advice. We strongly recommend that any potential decisions and actions you may take in your investment portfolio be conducted under the guidance and supervision of a quality professional financial advisor in good standing with the securities industry. When it comes to investing, past performance is no guarantee of future results. Any historical returns, expected returns, or probability projections may not reflect actual future performance. All investments involve risk and may result in partial or total loss.

We talk frequently on this channel of the dangerous and worsening wealth gap between the rich and the rest of society.

If as a regular individual investor you feel the playing field of today's financial system is unfairly tilted away from your interests and towards those of the already-wealthy, today's expert would say you're absolutely right.

To delve into this topic more deeply, we sit down with Pulitizer-prize winning & NYTimes best-selling investigative journalist Gretchen Morgenson. Gretchen is renown for her groundbreaking reporting on the financial markets, with a particular focus on the way in which they are too often abused by Wall Street power players.

Today, we'll discuss the key takeaways from her new book "These Are the Plunderers: How Private Equity Runs―and Wrecks―America" which was recently published and is already a Wall Street Journal bestseller.

Gretchen, along with her co-author Joshua Rosner, expose the world of private equity as "insidious", claiming that a small cohort of elite financiers -- and their government enablers -- use excessive debt and dubious practices to undermine our nation’s economy for their own enrichment.

To learn how, we hear from Gretchen herself.

You can follow Gretchen's work at nbcnews.com

#investing #moneymistakes #moneymanagement

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IMPORTANT NOTE: The information and opinions offered in this video by Wealthion or its interview guests are for educational purposes ONLY and should NOT be construed as personal financial advice. We strongly recommend that any potential decisions and actions you may take in your investment portfolio be conducted under the guidance and supervision of a quality professional financial advisor in good standing with the securities industry. When it comes to investing, past performance is no guarantee of future results. Any historical returns, expected returns, or probability projections may not reflect actual future performance. All investments involve risk and may result in partial or total loss.

1 hr 3 min