Financial Sense Newshour: Big Picture
The Lifetime Income Series: Year End Tax Planning Strategies
Special Guest: Author Bob Marckini, “You Can Beat Prostate Cancer”
This week on the Lifetime Income Series Jim looks at year-end tax planning strategies. Jim reviews the new tax brackets that went into effect this year, and discusses their implications for tax planning. He also looks at three different tax strategies...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: QE, Gold’s Bear Market, and Why We Won’t Experience Hyperinflation
Also, “Why Dividends Are Still the Best Game in Town” and “The Market’s Bill of Health”
This week on the Big Picture, Jim looks at why QE hasn’t led to rising inflation, why gold is in a bear market, and why there is no prospect for hyperinflation. Jim explores the reasons behind these topics and how they are connected...
Technician Stan Weinstein: The Big Picture Still Bullish for Stocks, But We’re Approaching the 7th Inning
Also, Ryan Puplava’s Market Wrap-up, Erik Townsend on Commodities, and Tom Smith on Economic Trends
Jim welcomes back noted technician Stan Weinstein this week, editor and publisher of the "Global Trend Alert," a financial advisory service for institutional investors. Stan sees a small correction in the near term, which should be used to buy stocks in strong categories...
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...