Financial Sense Newshour: Experts
Dr. Robert Hirsch: “We Are Staring Directly Into An Energy Storm in The Next 2-3 Years”
Nobody is paying attention and we have no “Plan B”
Dr. Robert Hirsch, Senior Energy Advisor at MISI, joins Jim to discuss an energy storm heading our way in the next two to three years. Dr. Hirsch believes Peak Oil is on our doorstep, nobody is taking notice, and we have no "Plan B."
Chris Skrebowski: Oil Markets Set to Tighten as Depletion Overrides New Supply
Tightening oil supplies from 2012 to 2015
Jim is pleased to welcome back Chris Skrebowski, a London-based expert on the global oil supply and founder of the Global Oil Megaprojects Database. Chris sees oil depletion overriding new oil supply, leading to higher prices in 2012 and beyond.
Axel Merk: High Probability of QE3 in 2012
Also, the slow process toward European political unification
Axel Merk of Merk Investments LLC joins Jim Puplava this week. Axel sees a high probability of the Fed launching QE3 sometime in 2012. He also sees no quick fixes in Europe, as the leadership slowly works through the process of political and fiscal unification.
Jeff Christian: Gold and Silver Consolidating
Christian says gold and silver could see a short-term peak in the first quarter 2012
Jim is joined by Jeff Christian of CPM Group to discuss the precious metals. Jeff believes gold and silver are consolidating, but may peak short-term in first quarter 2012. Longer-term, Jeff believes platinum and palladium represent a better buying opportunity.
Dylan Ratigan on his new book, Greedy Bastards
In Dylan Ratigan’s first book, he rips the crooked system and offers a way out
Jim welcomes Dylan Ratigan, host of MSNBC's The Dylan Ratigan Show, to discuss his book "Greedy Bastards: How We Can Stop Corporate Communists, Banksters, and Other Vampires from Sucking America Dry."
K Street Documentary: The Best Government Money Can Buy?
Director Francis Megahy discusses his film on the lobbying system in Washington DC and its effects on society
Director Francis Megahy joins Jim to discuss his film on the lobbying industry in Washington DC. Politicians now spend more than 25% of their time fundraising, while the number of lobbyists in Washington has more than doubled since 2000. Registered lobbyists have spent over 13 billion dollars in the last six years alone.
An In-Depth Interview with Dr. Marc Faber
Marc Faber covers Inflation, China, Gold, Resource Scarcity and much more
Jim is pleased to welcome back Dr. Marc Faber for a wide-ranging discussion. Dr. Faber covers inflation, China, gold, war and resource scarcity, democracy and education, market volatility and the importance of diversification. (Click here for transcript)
Evelyn Garriss Says Look Out For La Niña, It’s Going to be a Cold and Stormy Winter in the Northern Hemisphere
Continuing drought in US will have serious impact on cotton, winter wheat and beef in particular
Jim welcomes Evelyn Garriss of the Browning Newsletter this week. Evelyn sees a moderate to strong La Niña weather pattern lasting through the winter into the spring, with serious impacts on agriculture.
Joe Dancy: Tight Oil Inventories Support Record Prices
IEA Energy Outlook sees clear fundamental support for “stubbornly high prices”
Joe Dancy joins Jim to talk about energy and sees global inventories and supply/demand metrics supporting continued high oil prices. In real terms, 2011 will have the highest average oil price in 147 years.