Financial Sense Newshour Archive


Richard Dickson

Jim welcomes back Richard Dickson, Chief Market Analyst at Lowry Research. Richard discusses the chances of a 10%+ correction in the market, as well as current levels of buying demand and selling pressure. He still sees no signs of a major top in the market.

Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Be Prepared – Rate Hikes Are Coming

Also, “Margin of Safety – How the Economy Reacts to Black Swans” and “Fast & Furious – Melt Up / Melt Down”

James J Puplava CFP

Jim’s first Big Picture topic this week is “Be Prepared – Rate hikes are coming”. Jim looks at Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s recent statements that hint that rates hikes could come sooner than expected. Jim asks why would the Fed consider rate hikes when the economy is not very robust.


Ned W Schmidt CFA

Jim welcomes back Ned Schmidt CFA, Publisher of The Value View Gold & The Agri-Food Value View Reports at Schmidt Management Company. Jim and Ned discuss the gold market, which Ned believes has bottomed.


Jeffrey D. Saut

Jim welcomes back Jeffrey Saut, Chief Investment Strategist at Raymond James Financial. Jeff and Jim discuss the likelihood and timing of the long-anticipated market correction. Even if it should occur, Jeff believes the long term bull market is still firmly intact.


Marc Chandler: There Is No Compelling Alternative to the Dollar

The Dollar Is on One Side of 87% of All Trades in the Foreign Exchange Market

Marc Chandler

Jim welcomes back Marc Chandler, author and Global Head of Currency Strategy at Brown Brothers Harriman. Marc and Jim discuss the dominance of the dollar as a global currency and the reasons why it is unlikely to collapse or be replaced by an alternative currency.


Satyajit Das

Jim welcomes back Satyajit Das, author, journalist and commentator at Das discusses the European banking crisis, and asserts that the crisis hasn’t gone away and that the European Central Bank is currently engaged in a further tactical bluff in the long European poker game.


The Lifetime Income Series: How to Protect It Once You’ve Made It

Special Guest: Dick Gregerson, President of Janas Consulting on Selling Your Business

Dick Gregerson

This week Jim and Cathlyn discuss asset protection, prior to and during retirement. With people living longer in retirement, medical expenses steadily rising, and interest rates at historic lows, protecting one’s nest egg has never been more important. They discuss one the simplest methods of asset protection, which is frequently...


Technician John Kosar: The Odds Favor a Correction in the Third Quarter

Also, Ryan Puplava, Erik Townsend and Tom Smith

John Kosar CMT

Jim welcomes back John Kosar CMT, Director of Research at Asbury Research LLC. John sees the odds favoring a correction in the third quarter and advises to have a plan in place to take advantage of any corrections. John also notes that the market will be more vulnerable to mishaps after the Fed taper ends later this year.

Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Creative Destruction – How Technology Is Changing the Economy and Our Lives

Also, “Mid-Year Update – Forecast 2014 – A look at the Second Half”

James J Puplava CFP

Jim’s first Big Picture topic this week is “Creative Destruction - How technology is changing the economy and our lives”. Jim explains the economic theory of creative destruction, and how the process revolutionizes the economic structure from within, destroying old companies and ideas, and creating new ones.


Ronald Stoeferle

Jim welcomes back Ronald Stoeferle CMT, CFTe, Managing Director at Incrementum AG to discuss his eighth annual “In Gold We Trust” report. Ronald likes the fact that the consensus considers the gold bull market over. Gold is now a contrarian investment.