Financial Sense Newshour Big Picture Archive

8/20/2016

James J Puplava CFP

Aug 20 – This week on the Big Picture, Jim covers what the media aren’t telling you during this presidential election season. As usual, the media covers the trivial personality disputes between the candidates intensely, but there is little...

8/13/2016

James J Puplava CFP

Aug 13 – This week on the Big Picture, Jim and John discuss “The New Abnormal – the Age of Uncertainty”. After the economic recovery in 2009, Bill Gross of Pimco termed it “the new normal” to describe the new environment in the markets and...

8/06/2016

James J Puplava CFP

Aug 6 – This week on the Big Picture, the first topic is “The Canary in the Coal Mine - The Next Recession”. Last week the markets were surprised when second quarter GDP came in at 1% instead of 2.6%. Economists and the Federal...

7/30/2016

James J Puplava CFP

Jul 30 – The first topic this week is “The Next Financial Crisis – The Confidence Game”. The weak economic growth continues below official expectations, with GDP growth for the second quarter coming in at a meager 1.2%. Coming next...

7/23/2016

James J Puplava CFP

Jul 23 – In the first topic on the Big Picture this week, “Helicopter Money, Rising Debt and the Next Crisis”, Jim and John discuss the Fed’s efforts to stimulate the economy, without great success thus far. There is now a discussion of some form of...

7/16/2016

James J Puplava CFP

Jul 16 – In the first Big Picture topic this week, “Lower for Longer”, Jim notes that bond yields have reached levels we’ve never seen before. The US has now issued bonds at the lowest rates in United States history. The German government has finally...

7/09/2016

James J Puplava CFP

Jul 9 – The first topic this week on the Big Picture is “Surviving the Yield Crash”. Jim and John discuss the historic low yields that just keep getting lower. British bonds are now below 1% and some European countries and Japan have...

7/02/2016

James J Puplava CFP

Jul 2 – This week on the Big Picture, Jim and John discuss the broader implications of the historic Brexit vote. Last week the markets were in meltdown mode, but this week the markets bounced back like nothing happened. They begin with Prime Minister David Cameron, and why he put himself in this position.

6/25/2016

James J Puplava CFP

Jun 25 – This week on the Big Picture Jim and John address the historic Brexit election vote in the UK. They discuss who were the winners, and the broader implications now that the UK will be leaving the European Union. Jim also addresses...

6/18/2016

James J Puplava CFP

Jun 18 – In a special edition of the Big Picture, Jim combines commentary and analysis with clips from his interview this week with Dr. Gary Shilling. Jim discusses the recent Federal Reserve meeting and its ratcheting down of...

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