Financial Sense Newshour: Big Picture
The Lifetime Income Series: Two Do or Not Two Do: Second Homes in Retirement
Special Guest: Kevin Bartlett, President of Fidelity Personal Trust Company
In a special reprise edition of The Lifetime Income Series, Jim and Cathlyn discuss an important issue in many retirement plans; a second home. It’s estimated that about 40% of Baby Boomers are planning on second homes. For many, a second home – usually a vacation home- is a big part of how they view their retirement years.
Technician Bert Dohmen: Nice Run to Year-End, But Markets and the Economy at Risk in 2014
Also, “The Market’s Bill of Health”, Rob Bernard on Fixed Income and Erik Townsend on Commodities
Jim welcomes back Bert Dohmen, president and founder of Dohmen Capital Research Institute and publisher of The Wellington Letter. Bert sees a nice “run for the roses” into the end of the year for the markets, but...
Dr. Gary Shilling: Advantage America - It Is and Will Remain the Best Place for Investment
Americans in Future Years will Enjoy Six Major Advantages over Developed and Developing Country Competitors
In a special reprise edition of FS Insider, Jim welcomes economist Dr. Gary Shilling, President of A. Gary Shilling & Co., Inc., established in 1978. They discuss Dr. Shilling’s shift from confirmed bear to bull on the future economic prospects of America....
The Lifetime Income Series: Personal Withdrawal Planning for Retirement
Special Guest: Ken Yancey, CEO of the SCORE Association
This week on The Lifetime Income Series, Jim and Cathlyn tie together the concepts from the previous four programs, and offer more concrete examples of retirement withdrawal planning. The case study examples illustrate that “rules of thumb” can be helpful guidelines or starting points, but when...
Technician Ralph Acampora: Stock Melt-Up Into Year-End Likely, Kick-Started By Yellen Testimony
Also, Ryan Puplava’s Market Wrap-Up, Erik Townsend on Commodities, and Chris Puplava’s Market Outlook
Jim welcomes back legendary technician Ralph Acampora, Director of Tactical Investments at Altaira Wealth Management. Ralph notes that when people are loudly talking about a stock market bubble, you don’t have one.
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: As Good As It Gets – Time to Come Out of the Bunker
Also, “Warren Buffett’s ‘Bond Growth’ Strategy – How to Get Rich Slowly” and “The Market’s Bill of Health”
In the first Big Picture topic this week, “As Good As It Gets—Time to Come Out of the Bunker”, Jim lays out the case that more things are going right than wrong in the economy, and it’s time to leave the defensive investment strategy of the bunker.
Technician Louise Yamada: Dow Stocks Breaking Out of Ten Year Bases
Also, Ryan Puplava, Erik Townsend, Tom Smith and “The Market’s Bill of Health”
Jim welcomes back Louise Yamada CMT, Managing Director of Louise Yamada Technical Research Advisors in New York City. Louise believes the uptrend in stock prices is firmly in place, and notes that many Dow stocks are breaking out of ten year bases...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Why I Changed My Mind on Hyperinflation
Also, “Around the World With the LEI’s”
This week on the Big Picture, Jim’s first topic is “Why I changed my mind on hyperinflation”. Jim covers the last decade with oil going from $10 to $150, and gold zooming from $250 to $1900. However, the great financial crisis of 2008 changed the landscape. Jim is now moving toward the disinflationary camp...
The Lifetime Income Series: Building & Spending Down Wealth: What & When
The “Rules of Thumb” for Building Up and Spending Down Your Nest Egg
This week on The Lifetime Income Series, Jim and Cathlyn discuss strategies for building up and spending down your nest egg. They discuss the most common “rule of thumb” for asset allocation in building your wealth...
Technician David Nicoski: It’s a Teflon Market - No Significant Corrections Ahead
Also, Ryan Puplava with the Market Wrap-Up, Rob Bernard on Fixed Income, Erik Townsend on Commodities, and the Market’s Bill of Health
Jim welcomes back David Nicoski CMT, Director of Research at Vermilion Technical Research, LLC. Dave sees no significant corrections ahead, just healthy backfilling and more frequent rotations...