Financial Sense Newshour Big Picture Archive


James J Puplava CFP

Apr 22 – Jn today’s Big Picture, Jim Puplava covers three extremely important topics that every investor should understand: 1) Risk—understanding it, recognizing when it is increasing, and how to mitigate it from decimating your...


James J Puplava CFP

Apr 15 – Credit demand has been weak this recovery. The big puzzle right now is, with optimism at record levels along with the stock market, why is credit demand starting to fall? Despite business and consumer optimism, it hasn't translated into...


James J Puplava CFP

Apr 8 – Today’s Big Picture is broken up into three topics: 1) How banks are making money but this is not being passed along to bank depositors through savings accounts. Why is that and will that change as the Fed raises interest rates?


James J Puplava CFP

Apr 1 - This month is the 8-year anniversary of the bull market in US stocks. How many more years do we have to go? Jim Puplava argues that we are in the “final phase,” listing a number of key characteristics in addition to what...


James J Puplava CFP

Mar 25 – Over the last two weeks, we conducted a comprehensive survey of our audience asking what you like and dislike about our podcast. Today, we share some of the results (and hate mail) and also give a peek into our audience...


James J Puplava CFP

Mar 18 – In today’s Big Picture podcast, Jim argues that we are at the end of the bull market in bonds with rising inflationary pressures and a turning point in global bond yields from their all-time lows last summer. He discusses the implications of this, what it means for investors...


James J Puplava CFP

Mar 11 – In 2002, Jim Puplava wrote “The Next Big Thing,” explaining how natural resources, commodities, and precious metals were the next long-term investments. Today, he outlines why “The Next Big Thing” is infrastructure with governments expected to spend...


James J Puplava CFP

Mar 4 – Last week Jim Puplava gave an overview of the seven large, transformative forces impacting all aspects of the global economy. Today, he goes through the investment implications of each and how investors can position themselves...


James J Puplava CFP

Feb 25 – Jim Puplava looks at seven large, transformative forces impacting all aspects of the global economy. Next, he talks about how these forces are colliding in the markets with a growing bubble that few are talking about.


Gary Shilling PhD

Feb 18 – In this hour long conversation, Gary Shilling of A. Gary Shilling & Co. and Jim Puplava discuss trade, China, the US dollar, emerging markets, infrastructure spending, monetary policy, as well as Gary’s outlook for stocks...