Financial Sense Newshour Guest Expert Interviews
Living on Borrowed Time
Jim welcomes back Ann Barnhardt for another compelling conversation. Going beyond the MF Global collapse, Barnhardt believes that the financial system is at risk, and we are living on borrowed time. She also adds that it’s time to go on strike against the big Wall Street firms.
MF Global has now become the 8th largest bankruptcy in history; resulting in the loss of over one billion customer funds. Jim discusses the broad importance of this case with the attorney representing 8000 affected clients regarding his legal battle with MF Global and JP Morgan.
In what is now the most listened to and popular interview Jim has ever conducted, previous futures broker, Ann Barnhardt, tells listeners that the collapse of MF Global is a huge warning sign that spells utter ruin for the markets and investors.
Celente was one of the victims of the MF Global collapse
Jim welcomes Gerald Celente to discuss the MF Global debacle and the missing client funds. Gerald himself was a victim of the collapse and believes there is a "smoking gun" which reveals the fraudulent nature of MF Global.
Why Economists Get It Wrong
Renowned economist Martin Armstrong and founder of Princeton Economics joins Jim Puplava in a wide-ranging discussion covering issues such as why economists get it wrong, the European credit mess, the culmination of the sovereign debt crisis by 2015, and why the next bull market will be in volatility.
Andrew Gavin Marshall on “The Bilderbergs: The Think Tank behind Global Government" (originally aired 08/27/11)
Marshall discusses “Bilderberg 2011”
Why it may take 1.5 to 2 trillion Euros to salvage the EU
Currency wars, government intervention, revenge of the free market, the peak-oil business cycle and more
Jim Puplava and George Karahalios sit down for a broad-ranging macro discussion covering currency wars, government intervention, the peak oil business cycle, revenge of the free market, and could the US be the next Greece?
Jim and George discuss basic necessities, gold and gold stocks, and an exit strategy
In this segment Jim and George look at investment survival tactics for the new year and beyond. These include basic necessities, gold stocks, a discussion on when gold may be too precious, and lastly an exit strategy.
Faber: Ben Bernanke doesn’t understand international economics
The FBI is no longer chasing white collar criminals
Professor of Economics and Law William Black explains to Jim why no one has gone to jail four years after the beginning of the historic Credit Crisis. Professor Black believes that the level of corruption and fraud is so pervasive that very few of the guilty will ever be brought to justice.
Eric Sprott joins Jim to offer his views on silver manipulation and the opportunities ahead
Hyperinflation is all but guaranteed
European debt crisis to culminate in first half of 2012
Jim welcomes back Puru Saxena from Hong Kong to discuss the global economic outlook. Puru sees a culmination of the European debt crisis in the first half of 2012 and advises investors to remain cautious and avoid risk assets.
The peaking of oil prices and the coming Depression. Resource Wars to follow.
In her discussions with Jim Puplava, Nicole Foss believes we will see the peaking of oil prices, the next bout of deflation and a looming depression. She sees resource wars as inevitable, given this deflationary scenario.
Powers explains how all three are related
Jim welcomes back energy expert Bill Powers of the Powers Energy Investor newsletter. Bill discusses Daniel Yergin (Chairman of IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates) Exxon and Fracking, and explains how all three are related.
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."
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.
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.
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.
In Dylan Ratigan’s first book, he rips the crooked system and offers a way out
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.
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.
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.
Neumeyer sees increasing production and revenue ahead
Silvercorp moves past the false allegations and sees a bright future
Eventual Day of Reckoning Coming for the US
Also, Jim’s Big Picture: “Divergences” while Ryan Puplava analyzes a short, but volatile week in the markets
Jim is joined this week by technician and trend following expert Michael Covel to discuss capital preservation in trendless markets. Ryan Puplava also wraps up a short but volatile week in the global markets.
$10,000 Gold Coming Sooner Than You Think
Gold Resource Corporation, a low-cost gold producer paying a growing monthly dividend
Jim Puplava is pleased to begin a special series on "Up and Coming Producers" with Gold Resource Corporation, a low-cost gold producer that is projected to double production in the next 12 months, and pays a growing monthly dividend.
America’s right to access fresh foods of their choice is under attack
Filmmaker Kristin Canty tells the story of small, family farms that were providing safe, healthy foods to their communities and were forced to stop, sometimes through violent action, by agents of government bureaucracies. Kristin seeks to understand why and through this film add her voice to the movement to protect and preserve the dwindling number of American family farms struggling to survive.
Wait for gold and silver to bottom
Jim is joined by Ned Schmidt to discuss gold and silver cycles. Ned advises holding what you have, but wait for gold and silver to bottom before buying more. Ned believes silver will bottom before gold, by spring at the latest.
Oil Prices Are Headed Higher
Energy analyst and author Chris Nelder joins Jim this week and sees oil prices heading higher. Chris discusses the recent indirect warning from the IEA, and believes we must start the energy transition now, as the effects of peak oil begin to take hold.
US has short time-frame to get its house in order
Jim welcomes Bill Laggner of Bearing Asset Management this week to discuss the European Debt Crisis. Bill believes the contagion is spreading and the US has a limited time to get its house in order or US bond yields will start climbing.
“A film about solutions, even if you don’t believe in climate change”
Jim welcomes Peter Byck, Producer/Director of the new documentary Carbon Nation. Even if you don’t believe in climate change, Byck sees this film as providing solutions for a low-carbon economy, which may soon become a national security issue.
All Measures Are Contracting
John Williams from Shadow Government Statistics joins Jim to discuss 3rd Quarter GDP numbers, and how he sees all measures contracting. John believes unemployment hasn’t really recovered from the 2001 Recession.
Sell in May and go away? It depends on the Era
Technician Ron Griess joins Jim to look at six-month holding periods for stocks on a long-term historical basis from 1885 to 2010. Selling in May and going away worked well after 1942, but not so well up to that point in market history.
European debt crisis reaching beyond Greece and Italy, even affecting Germany
Is the price of silver manipulated?
Howe on the generational divide between the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street
Low market valuations make it an ideal time for deals
It now costs the US Government 1.8 cents to mint one penny
Quartermain shifts his focus from silver to gold
Jim is pleased to be joined by legendary mining executive Bob Quartermain this week. After 25 years at the helm of Silver Standard, Bob has taken on a new challenge as CEO of Pretivm Resources, an exploration company with massive gold reserves in British Columbia, among the largest undeveloped gold resources in the world.
The coming domino in the global financial crisis
Doody also discusses Argentina’s new tax legislation
It’s not a taxation problem; it’s a spending problem
Preparing for economic uncertainty
Nicole Foss of the Automatic Earth joins Jim this week from Europe to discuss her personal efforts to prepare her family for Peak Oil and the general economic uncertainty that she believes is headed our way. Nicole believes "there is a hell of a lot we can do, but we can’t have business as usual."
China’s Economy is Slowing
It is more economical to create domestic power
Bill Powers, editor of Powers Energy Investor, joins Jim to discuss his view that energy will get increasingly expensive in the future and that it will be more economical for Americans to create their own power, rather than import it.
Why Economists Get It Wrong
Renowned economist Martin Armstrong and founder of Princeton Economics joins Jim Puplava this week in a wide-ranging discussion covering issues such as why economists get it wrong, the European credit mess, the culmination of the sovereign debt crisis by 2015, and why the next bull market will be in volatility.
Good news for commodity consumers; especially in the US
Jim welcomes Dr. Jim Walker, founder of Asianomics Ltd. (Hong Kong) to discuss the outlook for China. Dr. Walker is bearish on China and sees a slowing economy, leading to lower prices for commodities. He prefers dividend and defensive stocks at present.
Sprott on silver: An attractive time to buy
Time to Buy Ag Stocks
This week Ned Schmidt CFA joins Jim Puplava to discuss a tightening in the Agriculture sector. Ned sees higher prices ahead for beef, chicken and pork and believes it is now time to start buying the Ag stocks.
Evelyn Garriss looks at the winter forecast
A growth asset, grossly undervalued, and an opportunity for investors with foresight
We are already feeling the impact of Peak Oil
The Danger of a US Recession
Precious Metals may be best asset to own in a financial crisis
Temporary Growth has been “Bought” through Debt Expansion
Chinese Demand for Energy Still Rising
Pan American Silver buying back its own shares
Jim is joined this week by Ross Beaty, Chairman of Pan American Silver and CEO of Alterra Power Corp. Ross is bullish on the prospects for silver, as well as those for Pan American. He believes the 2009 acquisition of Aquiline Resources will double silver production for PAAS by 2014.
Large Caps will be the first to move
Dividends and balance sheet safety are key factors
Brian Pretti joins Jim this week to discuss why multinational blue-chip stocks may be the best place to hide in a volatile and risky world. Key factors involved are solid dividends, balance sheet safety, and currency diversification.
Gold Stocks Represent a Better Value than Bullion
More inflation is baked in the cake
Joe Saluzzi on the risks of High Frequency Trading
The Australian Dollar is the currency of choice
This week currency expert Axel Merk, founder of the Merk Investments LLC, joins Jim to talk about currencies. Axel sees the Euro remaining strong for now, but the best currency to hold is the Australian dollar. Axel also expects a massive response from the Fed to stimulate the economy.
Also this week, Ryan Puplava on the markets and your Q-calls
Technician Ron Griess joins Jim this week and discusses historic periods of market volatility, especially in the 1930s. In addition, Ryan Puplava wraps up the week in the markets and Jim takes your Q-calls
Expert panel discussion: Dr. Keith Barron, Dr. Leanne Baker, David Morgan, Chen Lin, and David Bond
In a special broadcast, Jim is joined by famed exploration geologist Dr. Keith Barron, Dr. Leanne Baker, Managing Director of Investor Resources LLC, silver expert David Morgan of the Stone Investment Group, analyst and metals newsletter editor Chen Lin, and silver expert and editor of SilverMiners.com David Bond to discuss recent fraud allegations against several silver companies, particularly Silvercorp Metals.
In-Depth Interview with Lorne Waldman of Silvercorp Metals Inc., as well as Robert Archer of Great Panther and Jason Reid of Gold Resource Corp.
Jim is joined by Lorne Waldman of Silvercorp Metals to respond directly to the fraud allegations leveled at the company. In addition, two other top silver executives, Robert Archer, President and CEO of Great Panther Silver, and Jason Reid, President of Gold Resource Corp. join Jim to discuss allegations made against their companies and how they addressed them.
German military report on Peak Oil recently translated
Increased reporting and a foreign asset tax on the way
The FBI is no longer chasing white collar criminals
William Black, Professor of Economics and Law at the University of Missouri–Kansas City, explains why no one has gone to jail four years after the beginning of the historic Credit Crisis. Professor Black believes that the level of corruption and fraud is so pervasive that very few of the guilty will ever be brought to justice.
Stock up on beef, chicken and pork now
Commodities expert Ned Schmidt CFA joins Jim this week and notes that traders are looking at the wrong data. He advises stocking up on beef, chicken and pork now, as he believes prices are going to double.
Global currency debasement will lead to higher gold
Bill Fleckenstein on all things Gold
All Roads Pointing to Commodities
A roundtable discussion on the threat to property rights and economic freedom
Michael Coffman Phd, Tom DeWeese, Michael Shaw and Henry Lamb join Jim in a roundtable discussion on "21st Century Feudalism and the Threat to our Property Rights."
A Global Currency and a Global Central Bank
Also “The Government Shut-Down Lie”
Joel Skousen, publisher of the World Affairs Brief newsletter, joins Jim to discuss "The Government Shut-Down Lie", the "Social Security and FDIC trust fund myths", and most ominously, "Preparing for the Next World War."
Marshall discusses “Bilderberg 2011”
Roberts explains “What constitutes a conspiracy theory?”
A roundtable discussion on “Technocracy” and its attempt to control the future
Hong Kong’s Puru Saxena on Asia and the risks facing China
If you’re not in energy, start nibbling now
Greg and Jim also discuss why gold could run to $5,000 oz.
Eric sees the coming decade filled with conflict and uncertainty