Financial Sense Newshour: Big Picture

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...

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...

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

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.

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

James J Puplava CFP

Jun 11 – In the first Big Picture topic this week, “The Razor’s Edge”, Jim discusses where the economy sits now, between recovery and relapsing into a recession, and with the Fed between tightening or more easing. Jim delves into...

James J Puplava CFP

Jun 4 – In the first Big Picture topic this week, “The Coming Obama Recession”, Jim addresses the growing signs of a slowdown in the economy; the latest of which was a very poor jobs number released on Friday. Jim and John discuss...

Richard Duncan

May 28 – In a special edition of the Big Picture, we reprise a compelling interview with Richard Duncan, conducted recently by Cris Sheridan on FS Insider. China experienced the “greatest economic boom in the history of the world” based on an...

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