Financial Sense Newshour Archive
Special Guest: Dick Gregerson, President of Janas Consulting on Selling Your Business
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...
Also, Ryan Puplava, Erik Townsend and Tom Smith
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”
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.
In Gold We Trust – 2014 Report
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.
Global Economic Backdrop Is Favorable for Equity Assets, Less So for Fixed Income
Jim welcomes Tracie McMillion CFA, Asset Allocation Strategist at Wells Fargo Bank. Tracie and Jim discuss her recent Mid-Year Outlook for Wells Fargo. She expects three to four percent global economic growth in 2014, with significant variation among countries. Tracie notes that the global economic background is currently...
Four Transformational Forces Will Provide the Foundation for a much Stronger Economy in the Future
Jim is pleased to welcome author Joel Kurtzman, Senior Fellow at the Milken Institute and author of the new book “Unleashing the Second American Century: Four Forces for Economic Dominance”. Joel makes the powerful argument, that while America faces many challenges, our best days are ahead of us.
The Beginning of a Longer-Term Trend
Cris Sheridan, Senior Editor of Financial Sense, welcomes David Marsh, co-founder and Managing Director at the OMFIF (Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum) in London, who is also an expert on central banking policy and trends. David notes that thirty to forty central banks worldwide are currently...
How to Assess When You Can Afford to Retire
This week Jim and Cathlyn delve into a topic that reflects the essence of The Lifetime Income Series, timing retirement. They look at a variety of issues, from recent retirement trends, to questions that need to be asked before...
Also, Ryan Puplava, Erik Townsend and Rob Bernard
Jim welcomes back Tom McClellan, Editor of McClellan Financial Publications. Tom doesn’t see a bear market anytime soon. He notes that the Fed's balance sheet is still getting larger, and that is still bullish for the stock market.
Also, The Relentless Bid (Part 2) – Central Banks and the Land of the Giants
In Jim’s first topic on the Big Picture he explains how the world operates much differently today, with interest rates at half century lows and global economic growth at anemic levels. Jim goes into detail into how the “New Normal” operates, and how it is related to both inflation and the price and politics of oil.