Financial Sense Newshour: Big Picture

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...

Dr. Peter Vincent Pry

May 21 – In a special edition of the Big Picture, we reprise two recent programs from FS Insider. The first segment features Dr. Peter Vincent Pry, Executive Director of the Congressional EMP Commission and author of the 2015...

James J Puplava CFP

May 14 – In the first Big Picture topic this week, “As Good As It Gets,” Jim and John discuss how the economy is slowing down, why stimulus in the pipeline may lead to a bump in the second quarter even though longer-term trends are facing south.

James J Puplava CFP

May 7 – In the first Big Picture topic this week, “Stall Speed”, Jim and John cover the recent economic numbers and look to the future. Jim notes that economic growth in recent years has been driven by monetary policy, not fiscal policy.

James J Puplava CFP

Apr 30 – On a special edition of the Big Picture this week, Jim covers the silver markets and fundamentals with David Morgan of The Morgan Report. David makes the point that silver is at last confirming gold’s rise this year...

James J Puplava CFP

Apr 23 – This week on the Big Picture, Jim looks at what is driving the markets, which are up across the board, even with a slowing economy and corporate profits down. The falling dollar seems to be the key to improving liquidity and taking...

James J Puplava CFP

Apr 16 – This week on the Big Picture, Jim and John cover the only game in town; central banks. We read about economic weakness and that corporate profits have peaked, yet the Fed is still talking about raising rates this year.

James J Puplava CFP

Apr 9 – This week in the Big Picture, John interviews Jim in another edition of On The Record. Some of the topics this week include what has caused Jim to become more cautious on the economy and the markets, why he has shifted his position on...

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