Financial Sense Newshour Big Picture Archive


James J Puplava CFP

Sep 24 – In the first part of today’s podcast, Jim describes why “a strong defense wins championships” when it comes to investing. Then, Jim covers the “US’s unspoken crisis”—public pensions—which, being massively...


Lionel Shriver

Sep 17 – What would the US look like if it defaulted on its debt? Lionel Shriver has written a gripping and provocative novel called The Mandibles to explain her version of how things might play out on this special edition of Financial Sense Newshour.


James J Puplava CFP

Sep 10 – There’s a wide range of sectors either in or approaching recession but the US stock market has been holding near all-time highs. What’s going on? In the first part of today’s Big Picture, Jim answers this question looking at the LEIs...


Gary Shilling PhD

Sep 3 – Jim is pleased to welcome back Gary Shilling Ph.D., President at A Gary Shilling & Co and publisher of the newsletter Insight. Jim and Gary cover a wide variety of issues. Gary notes that global economic weakness may force the Federal Reserve...

James J Puplava CFP

Sep 3 – This week on the Big Picture, Jim and John continue with Part 2 of On the Record, where John asks Jim questions on a wide array of subjects. Some of the topics this week include Jim’s analysis of “helicopter drops” from the...


Michael Lewitt

Aug 27 – Jim welcomes Michael Lewitt, author of The Committee to Destroy the World: Inside the Plot to Unleash a Super Crash on the Global Economy. Jim and Michael discuss the book, a passionate and informed analysis of the struggling...

James J Puplava CFP

Aug 27 – This week on the Big Picture, John asks Jim questions from listeners and elsewhere in another edition of On The Record. This is the first of a two-part discussion highlighting Jim’s current thinking on a number of different topics.


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...


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...


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...