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James J Puplava CFP

In this week’s edition of the Lifetime Income Series, Jim addresses the question of "when to make the decision to retire." Using the case study of Gary and Kathy Jones, Jim shows how the retirement decision can surface unexpectedly...

Rick Rule

Rick Rule, founder of Global Resource Investments and Sprott Asset Management USA, joins Jim on the program this week. Rick discusses why gold stocks have underperformed gold bullion, and also why he believes the industry is turning around. Rick sees the intermediate, mid-tier stocks leading on the acquisition trail, eventually creating a feeding frenzy.

Bill Laggner

Jim is pleased to welcome back Bill Laggner, co-founder of Bearing Asset Management. Bill believes this is the most difficult stock market in the last 30 years. He also thinks the next crisis will be different, unlike what we experienced in 2008. And as interest rates continue near historic lows, Bill warns bond investors to beware.

Brent Cook

Jim welcomes Brent Cook, geologist, exploration analyst and editor of Exploration Insights. This week Brent takes a closer look at the junior miners, and what acquiring companies are looking for in a junior. Brent also discusses the ideal junior take-out candidate. In the short term, Brent still sees more pain for the junior gold miners as a sector.

Evelyn Browning Garriss

Jim welcomes back Evelyn Browning Garriss, editor of the Browning Newsletter. Evelyn expects drought conditions in the US to continue up to harvest time, while very hot temperatures will continue hitting all-time records.

Bert Dohmen

Jim is pleased to welcome back Bert Dohmen from Dohmen Capital and The Wellington Letter this week. Bert believes that we are coming up on a tremendous buying opportunity in the gold market as he sees much higher prices longer term.

James J Puplava CFP

In this week’s first Big Picture segment, Jim looks at "QE Risk-On and Sector Rotation." As the economy continues to weaken and unemployment rises, this may leave the Federal Reserve, and more QE, as the only game in town.

James J Puplava CFP

In this week’s Lifetime Income Series, Jim looks at two new surveys on retirement and discusses national averages. He also looks at "Having a Plan B" regarding how to prepare in the event all the new proposed taxes...

Marin Katusa

Jim welcomes back Marin Katusa, Senior Market Strategist at Casey Research LLC. Marin and Jim discuss game-changing aspects of Israel’s recent natural gas discoveries, which he believes will make Israel a major power player in the region. Marin sees the connections between energy, money and power driving the geopolitical balances in the Middle East, and believes Israel’s large off-shore natural gas discoveries will have major long-term implications.

Oliver Inderwildi PhD

Jim is pleased to welcome back Dr. Oliver Inderwildi, a Research Fellow and head of the Smith School’s Low Carbon Mobility Center at Oxford University in England. Oliver notes that conventional oil peaked in 2005, and unconventional oil (including deep water, shale oil and natural gas liquids) has bought the world another decade. He also discusses the myth of oil reserves and oil reserve production ratios. Unlike the UK and numerous others in the past, Oliver notes that Saudi Arabia and Norway are holding back some of their production to preserve some of their oil reserves for future generations in those countries.