Financial Sense Newshour Big Picture Archive

9/13/2014

Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: The Endgame – The Grand Finale and The Meltdown

Also, “The Assault on Monopolies – Disruption & Transformation”

James J Puplava CFP

Jim’s first Big Picture topic this week deals with where we are in the market cycle, close to the top, or heading higher? Jim lays out the case that macro forces favor higher stock prices for an extended period. He looks at where we may be in this bull market, and makes historical comparisons to the bull market of the 1990’s.

9/06/2014

James J Puplava CFP

Jim’s first topic this week on the Big Picture is “Ready or Not, Stocks Heading Higher”. While many investors have been waiting all year, or longer, for a significant correction, Jim currently believes the market will be heading higher. He lists a number of favorable factors right now, including...

8/30/2014

James J Puplava CFP

In a special Big Picture two-part series, “Advantage America – Transformational Changes Ahead”, Jim revisits interviews with prominent guests that have a surprisingly optimistic outlook for America in the decades ahead, particularly in comparison to other industrialized nations.

8/23/2014

The Big Picture with Jim Puplava & Erik Townsend (Part 1)

Peak Oil Update: Delayed but Not Forgotten!

oil world

In part-one of a special two-part Big Picture conversation between Jim Puplava and Erik Townsend, they take on the topic of Peak Oil. Is it a disproven idea, or just delayed? What are the new timelines, and is the US really on the cusp of energy independence?

Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Advantage America – Transformational Changes Ahead (Part 1)

Interviews with Dr. Gary Shilling, David Rosenberg and Tom O’Halloran

james j puplava cfp

In a special Big Picture two-part series, Advantage America, Jim revisits interviews with prominent guests that have a surprisingly optimistic outlook for America in the decades ahead, particularly in comparison to other industrialized nations. A number of these interviews are with former...

8/16/2014

Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: On The Record

John Loeffler Interviews Jim Puplava on a Broad Range of Economic Topics

James J Puplava CFP

In a special late summer edition of “On The Record”, John interviews Jim on a range of economic topics, starting with his views on the Crisis Window of 2014-2016, Peak Oil, and precious metals. Jim also gives his views on the theme of “Advantage America” and the growing manufacturing and energy renaissance in the U.S., as well as the rapid advances in...

8/09/2014

Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Be Greedy When Others Are Fearful, and Fearful When Others Are Greedy

Also “A Guaranteed Stock Market Correction” and “The Hunt For Red Hot Yields”

James J Puplava CFP

Jim’s first Big Picture topic this week is a reference to the Warren Buffett quotation. He uses this sage market advice to critique the “fear” industry, which is always trying to scare investors, no matter the economic fundamentals or reality. The second topic is “A Guaranteed Stock Market Correction”, which refers to...

8/02/2014

The Big Picture: Erik Townsend on “The Relentless Bid”

Also, “Is the US Facing an Economic Cold War with Russia and China?”

Erik Townsend

Erik Townsend sits in for Jim this week on the Big Picture. Erik’s first topic is “The Relentless Bid”. Erik looks at why the stock market has seen such an unprecedented and nearly non-stop rally for the last five years...

7/26/2014

Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: U.S. Real Estate – The Good, Not So Good, and The Bad

Also, “What the LEI’s Tell Us About the Rest of the Year” and “Respecting the Message of the Markets”

James J Puplava CFP

Jim’s first Big Picture topic covers the state of the U.S. real estate market. He finds that real estate reports have been mixed, and as usual it boils down to location, location, location. Jim also notes that the real estate market is interest rate driven, and it cooled off considerably as mortgage rates rose in the second half of 2013.

7/19/2014

Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Be Prepared – Rate Hikes Are Coming

Also, “Margin of Safety – How the Economy Reacts to Black Swans” and “Fast & Furious – Melt Up / Melt Down”

James J Puplava CFP

Jim’s first Big Picture topic this week is “Be Prepared – Rate hikes are coming”. Jim looks at Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s recent statements that hint that rates hikes could come sooner than expected. Jim asks why would the Fed consider rate hikes when the economy is not very robust.

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