Financial Sense Newshour Archive

Jan/05/2017

Graham Pickren

Jan 5 – The ephemeral “cloud” doesn’t exist—our modern, digital economy requires physical infrastructure, massive amounts of space, and energy. Hence, the data center, which is taking over old factories in rundown areas to...

Jan/04/2017

Jeremy Luedi

Jan 4 – Just two months ago, the second largest nation in the world, India, banned the most common forms of cash from being used. Jeremy Luedi, a Senior Analyst at Global Risks Insights, gives the details and explains some of the...

Jan/03/2017

Robert Merton

Jan 3 – Jim welcomes Robert Merton, Distinguished Professor of Finance at MIT Sloan School of Management and recipient of the Alfred Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1997. Professor Merton has written extensively about a coming...

Jan/02/2017

James J Puplava CFP

Jan 2 – Most Americans are just flat out unprepared for retirement. We discuss some pretty mind-blowing stats that show just how big this problem is and what you can do about it in the context of today's case study, "Prevention Is the Best...

Dec/31/2016

Mark Levinson

Dec 31 – Today, we speak with Marc Levinson about his new book, An Extraordinary Time: The End of the Postwar Boom and the Return of the Ordinary Economy, where Levinson explains the forces that led to extraordinary economic growth in the past...

Dec/30/2016

Woody Brock PhD

Dec 30 – Dr. Woody Brock, author of the must-read book American Gridlock and President of Strategic Economic Decisions, joins FS Insider to discuss his thoughts on Trump’s policy proposals, how they relate to his 2012 book on how to solve...

Dec/29/2016

Ben Hunt PhD

Dec 29 – This is a special reprise edition of FS Insider which originally aired in September. Are econometric models like spells? No! According to Ben Hunt, author of Epsilon Theory, they ARE spells…just like those used by witchdoctors and...

Dec/28/2016

Daniel Amerman CFA

Dec 28 – America is facing an “imminent multi-trillion dollar surge in Social Security and Medicare costs,” writes Dan Amerman. Today, he discusses why this will happen and what it means for US national debt, retirement savings...

Dec/27/2016

Wade Pfau PhD CFA

Dec 27 – Most people approach retirement planning with the same mindset used for investing, but the two are very different, says Dr. Wade Pfau, Professor of Retirement Income at the American College of Financial Services.

Dec/26/2016

James J Puplava CFP

Dec 26 – A sudden economic downturn can have a meaningful impact on your retirement plans. In today's Lifetime Income program, we explain the concept of "sequence of returns risk" and how investors can prepare and respond accordingly...

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