Financial Sense Newshour Archive


Technician Shelley Moen: Ignore All the Noise – Focus on Quality Stocks

Also, Ryan Puplava, Erik Townsend and Tom Smith

Shelley D Moen CMT

Jim welcomes back Shelley Moen CMT, Senior Market Strategist at Vermilion Technical Research, LLC. Shelley notes that market jitters are not unusual during earnings season, and it’s certainly not unusual to see market pull-backs after strong years in 2012 and 2013.

Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Mixed Messages – Crash, Correction or Recession?

Also, “Goodwill Hunting - Playing the Earnings Game” and “Shareholder Value – How to Get Rich Slowly”

James J Puplava CFP

In Jim’s first Big Picture topic this week, Jim and John look at the recent market correction and discusses if we are headed for trouble, and what is behind this year’s choppiness in the markets. Jim sees much of it due to Fed policy and discusses the market’s reaction to Janet Yellen, as the Fed continues to taper.


Pierre Lassonde: Gold Will Trend Sideways Until Inflation Rises in the U.S.

The Chinese Have Put a Floor Under Gold at $1250 Oz.

Pierre Lassonde

Jim is pleased to welcome Pierre Lassonde, Chairman of Franco-Nevada Corporation. In a wide-ranging interview Pierre and Jim discuss the gold market and the mining sector, as well as how Franco Nevada started the royalty model in the gold industry.


Evelyn Browning Garriss

Jim welcomes back Evelyn Browning Garriss, Editor of The Browning Newsletter. Evelyn discusses the chances of Central and Eastern North America having a cool, delayed planting season as well as the likelihood of a benign El Niño growing season.


Robert Rapier: Natural Gas – The Next Big Thing

Strong Fundamentals Favor Higher Natural Gas Prices

Robert Rapier

Jim welcomes back Robert Rapier, Chief Technology Officer at Merica International and also Managing Editor & Director of Analysis at Energy Trends Insider. Robert makes a strong fundamental case for higher natural gas prices on a long-term basis. He discusses the changing role natural gas will play in electricity generation, as well as...


Michael Morrison: Big Data – A Blessing and a Curse

Why the Big Data Industry Is Growing So Rapidly

Michael Morrison

Jim welcomes Michael Morrison, CEO of Datawatch Corporation, a Big Data and Data Visualization company. Michael explains what Big Data is, as well as data visualization. He also discusses why the industry is growing so rapidly...


The Lifetime Income Series: Tax Bracket Strategies

Special Guest: Michael Nolan, CEO of Nolan Financial on Executive Benefit Strategies

Michael Nolan

As Tax Day looms just a week ahead, Jim and Cathlyn discuss some tax strategies to help you feel a little less pain in your wallet. They look at ways to help you reduce your taxable income now, and strategies to help you reduce taxable income later.


Technician Richard Dickson: No Froth Associated With a Market Top

Also, Ryan Puplava, Erik Townsend and Rob Bernard

Richard Dickson

Jim welcomes back Richard Dickson, Chief Market Analyst at Lowry Research. Richard sees no frothy conditions associated with a market top, and believes the consistent market sector rotations keep leading the market higher.

Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Where the Credit Runs Through It

Also, “Show Me the Money” and “The Market’s Bill of Health”

James J Puplava CFP

The first Big Picture topic this week is “Where the Credit Runs Through It”. Jim discusses how the LEI’s are turning up after a very cold winter, and how lower inflation is acting as an economic stimulus as the economy improves. He notes that the recovery is reaching a stage where credit is starting to move again, and he analyzes the ways in which credit growth will affect the economy going forward.


Joseph Saluzzi: The Markets Are Rigged for Day-Traders, But Not for Long-Term Investors

No Hope for the SEC and FINRA – They Are Outgunned and Conflicted

Joseph Saluzzi

Jim is pleased to welcome back Joseph Saluzzi, Co-Founder of Themis Trading LLC. Joe has vast experience in electronic trading and is a noted critic of High Frequency Trading (HFT). He notes that HFT raises the entry and exit costs for the individual day-trader, but agrees with author Michael Lewis that the long-term investor is not disadvantaged.