Financial Sense Newshour: Experts
Bill Powers: New Pipeline Projects Should Ease Pressure On Gas Prices
Politicians in US and UK may use the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to bring down gas prices in an election year
Jim welcomes Bill Powers, Editor of the Powers Energy Investor newsletter. Bill sees expansion of pipelines in Texas to the Gulf of Mexico as helping ease pressure on gasoline prices. Bill is also positive on energy equities, as he sees continuing Quantitative Easing from the Federal Reserve directing money into hard assets such as energy-related companies.
Technician Frank Barbera: Raging Bull Market in Gold Stocks Ahead
Ryan Puplava with this week's Market Update and Rob Bernard with the Fixed Income Report
Jim is pleased to welcome back technician Frank Barbera this week. Frank sees the gold stocks as massively bottomed out, and believes this is the time to muster the courage and step to the plate. Ryan Puplava gives his weekly Market Update and Rob Bernard has the Fixed Income Report.
Dr. Marc Faber: Global Central Banks Are In The Money Printing Business−There Will Be More QE
Faber: Inflation will come first, then eventually deflation
Jim welcomes back Dr. Marc Faber of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report this week. Dr. Faber believes shorting the markets can be a risky proposition when the global central banks will print money at the drop of a hat. He believes it is very important to stay diversified in this environment. Dr. Faber recommends dividend-paying stocks, gold, emerging market stocks and real estate. (Transcript Included)
Eoin Treacy: Dividend-Paying Blue Chip Stocks Still Undervalued in a Low Interest Rate World
Blue-Chip companies with global franchises are plugged into emerging markets
Jim is pleased to welcome back Eoin Treacy, Global Strategist from FullerMoney.com in London. Eoin believes blue-chip dividend-paying companies with global franchises make sense in today’s low interest rate environment and are still undervalued. He is also bullish longer-term on these companies due to their ready access to the growing middle-class in emerging markets around the globe.
Brian Pretti: How Does the Second Half of the Year Play Out?
Things feel better–but watch the leading economic indicators
Jim welcomes back Brian Pretti this week to discuss the outlook for the balance of 2012. Brian notes the year-over-year numbers are positive, but decreasing. Things feel better in the economy, but it’s hard to determine if they will last.
Grant Williams: Supply Is Now the Dominant Factor in the Global Oil Price
US Economy doing well in an election year, propped up by Fed monetary stimulus
Jim is pleased to welcome back Grant Williams, Portfolio and Strategy Advisor for Vulpes Investment Management in Singapore and writer of the popular (and free) investment blog 'Things That Make You Go Hmmm...' This week Jim and Grant discuss oil, interest rates and China. Grant is watching the bond market closely, and says when the bubble finally pops, nothing will be able to stop it.
David Morgan: Why Silver Stocks Are Undervalued
The future of dividends may be payment in physical precious metals
Jim is pleased to welcome back David Morgan this week. David discusses why the silver stocks are undervalued, as well as what could be the next trend in dividends, payment in physical precious metals.
Jim welcomes Michael Lewitt, editor of The Credit Strategist this week. Michael believes Europe is still a mess, and will continue to print money. He also believes the US is on a dangerous path with the government’s "deeply flawed" tax and anti-growth policy proposals. Finally, Michael believes investors have no business owning Treasuries at this time.
Ned Schmidt: Gold Going Through Corrective Phase−Relax and Build Some Cash
There will be better buying opportunities later this summer
Ned Schmidt CFA, publisher of the Value View Gold Report, sees gold going through a normal corrective phase. He advises investors to just relax and build some cash. Ned believes the year-over-year comparisons for the gold companies will be poor, which will lead to better buying opportunities in the summer.
Joseph Dancy: IEA Report Shows OPEC Spare Capacity Is Diminishing
Embargo against Iran will cut oil output by one million barrels a day
Jim welcomes back Joe Dancy to discuss the energy sector. Joe notes the recent IEA report citing shrinking spare capacity in OPEC countries, as well as recent unrest in Sudan, Libya, Syria, Nigeria and Yemen leading to supply disruptions.