Financial Sense Newshour: Big Picture

James J Puplava CFP

Jul 22 – In today’s Big Picture, Jim Puplava gives an update on where the money is being made (and lost) so far in 2017, looking at the Dow Industrials, the S&P 500, the Nasdaq, international stocks, bonds, commodities, and specific market...

James J Puplava CFP

Jul 15 – When the leader of the world’s largest hedge fund speaks, people listen. In today’s Big Picture podcast, Jim Puplava looks at the monumental shift underway, leading investment legend Ray Dalio to say that investors should now be dancing...

James J Puplava CFP

Jul 8 – In our Big Picture segment of Financial Sense Newshour this week, Jim Puplava recounts the last 40 years of history looking at the Fed’s track record of crashing markets or missing bubbles until it’s too late and how that relates to...

Gary Shilling PhD

Jul 1 – Today, we are airing two previous FS Insider interviews from May and June where we interviewed well-known guests, Ed Easterling and Gary Shilling, on market valuations, expected returns, flawed assumptions...

James J Puplava CFP

Jun 24 – In today’s Big Picture, Jim Puplava explains the tidal forces of inflation and deflation, and how that relates to the “reflation trade” that started after Trump won office. Jim discusses the impact of oil prices, stimulus, the yield curve...

James J Puplava CFP

Jun 17 – Investors, say goodbye to the punchbowl of easy money! On today’s Big Picture podcast, Jim Puplava provides his analysis on the Fed’s decision to hike rates and reduce their balance sheet, and especially what this means for the...

Gary Shilling PhD

Jun 10 – In today’s Big Picture, we speak with Gary Shilling on his recent June Insight newsletter to get his outlook on stocks, bonds, the US economy, and more. Also, in this broadcast, Jim Puplava explains the extraordinary nature of the...

James J Puplava CFP

Jun 3 – In the first part of today’s Big Picture, Jim Puplava and John Loeffler address Ralph Acampora’s concerns expressed in our prior show about the short-term risks facing the market in addition to comments made by Ed Easterling in our...

James J Puplava CFP

May 27 – Thousands of retail chain stores will be closing this year. In today’s Big Picture, we do a deep-dive into the disruptive forces shaking up the retail industry. We discuss the trends, the latest research, and where experts think things...

James J Puplava CFP

May 20 – Today, we go “On the Record” and answer listener emails and questions on everything under the sun, including the US stock market, dividend-paying stocks, recession, who do we follow?, peak oil, gold, and much, much more. 

James J Puplava CFP

May 13 – In today’s Big Picture, Jim Puplava looks at the things we do know, i.e. the market is expensive, vs. the things we don’t, like how many times can the Fed hike rates before an over-leveraged player or sector breaks.

James J Puplava CFP

May 6 – What is the biggest bubble of our day? In today’s Big Picture podcast, Jim Puplava explains how stock prices are being driven to record valuations as investors herd into index ETFs. This is a self-feeding frenzy, he states, where fundamental...

Louis-Vincent Gave

Apr 29 – In today’s Big Picture, we look at the three different ways or approaches of making money in the stock market with the Fab Five, the Dogs of the Dow, and the Dividend Aristocrats. Next, we speak with Louis-Vincent Gave at Gavekal...

James J Puplava CFP

Apr 22 – Jn today’s Big Picture, Jim Puplava covers three extremely important topics that every investor should understand: 1) Risk—understanding it, recognizing when it is increasing, and how to mitigate it from decimating your...

James J Puplava CFP

Apr 15 – Credit demand has been weak this recovery. The big puzzle right now is, with optimism at record levels along with the stock market, why is credit demand starting to fall? Despite business and consumer optimism, it hasn't translated into...

James J Puplava CFP

Apr 8 – Today’s Big Picture is broken up into three topics: 1) How banks are making money but this is not being passed along to bank depositors through savings accounts. Why is that and will that change as the Fed raises interest rates?

James J Puplava CFP

Apr 1 - This month is the 8-year anniversary of the bull market in US stocks. How many more years do we have to go? Jim Puplava argues that we are in the “final phase,” listing a number of key characteristics in addition to what...

James J Puplava CFP

Mar 25 – Over the last two weeks, we conducted a comprehensive survey of our audience asking what you like and dislike about our podcast. Today, we share some of the results (and hate mail) and also give a peek into our audience...

James J Puplava CFP

Mar 18 – In today’s Big Picture podcast, Jim argues that we are at the end of the bull market in bonds with rising inflationary pressures and a turning point in global bond yields from their all-time lows last summer. He discusses the implications of this, what it means for investors...

James J Puplava CFP

Mar 11 – In 2002, Jim Puplava wrote “The Next Big Thing,” explaining how natural resources, commodities, and precious metals were the next long-term investments. Today, he outlines why “The Next Big Thing” is infrastructure with governments expected to spend...

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