Financial Sense Newshour Archive
Permian Basin - The Next Big Shale Play
Jim welcomes back Joseph Dancy, manager of the LSGI Technology Venture Fund LP and Professor of Law at Southern Methodist University in Texas. Joe and Jim discuss the strong economics behind the revitalized natural gas markets.
Special Guest: Dr. Paul Howard of the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research on the Impact of Obamacare on Pensions & Retiree Health Benefits
This week Jim and Cathlyn discuss how to approach your investments from a different angle. While there are serious challenges ahead for the US economy, there is also a lot going right for the US and our economy in today’s world. Jim and Cathlyn suggest taking a new philosophy to investing for retirement, and “divorce the doom”.
Also, Ryan Puplava, Erik Townsend and Rob Bernard
Jim welcomes back technician Bert Dohmen, President & Founder at Dohmen Capital Research Institute and publisher of the Wellington Letter. Bert discusses why he believes China is still so important to the global economy, and how any significant economic crisis will likely start there.
Also on the Big Picture, “Disinflation and the Commodity/Cyclical Trade” and “The Market’s Bill of Health”
Jim’s first topic is about how technology is going to change our world and the way we live in the future. He touches on technology’s societal impact with the advent of the internet, Apple’s revolutionary products, the effect of Amazon on retail shopping etc. and stresses the importance of adapting to change.
How to Avoid Yield Traps
This week on “One-on-One With Jim Puplava” Jim digs into two very important elements of successful long-term investing, buying value and identifying companies that pay a sustainable, growing dividend. Jim discusses avoiding “yield traps”, where investors chase high yields.
Oil Prices Should Remain in a Stable Trend
Jim welcomes back Kurt Wulff CFA, Independent Energy Analyst at McDep LLC. Kurt currently sees real value in the energy sector. They discuss the growth prospects for energy, as well as his favorite sub-sectors and individual companies in the current market environment.
Stock Market Game Still On, But Will Get More Selective
Jim welcomes back Rick Santelli, On-Air Editor at CNBC. Rick and Jim discuss why Treasury yields have come down since the beginning of the year as traders have moved to a risk-off strategy. Rick notes that Janet Yellen will be data-dependent at the Fed, and that the economic data are weakening.
The Economy Cannot Handle Interest Rates Over 3%
Jim is pleased to welcome back Robin Griffiths, Chief Technical Strategist at The ECU Group in London. Robin and Jim discuss why the stock market needs a 20%+ pullback to reach normal valuations. Robin expects the first half of the year to be volatile, with more risk-off than risk-on.
The Lifetime Income Series: Organizing Your Retirement Investment Plan - It May Not Be What You Think
Special Guest: Wade Pfau PhD CFA, Professor of Retirement Income at The American College
This week Jim and Cathlyn discuss investment allocation in a retirement investment plan, but based on new ideas raised by the guest this week Dr. Wade Pfau, and others in the field. They will look at what is not working so well with target date funds, and why we all may need to start rethinking the way we invest for, and in, retirement.
Also, Ryan Puplava, Erik Townsend and Chris Puplava
Jim welcomes back Richard Dickson, Chief Market Analyst at Lowry Research. Richard sees no current signs of a market top, and notes that there is buying coming into the market. Richard also points out there are no divergences in the Advance/Decline line as well.