Financial Sense Newshour
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 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.
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.
Jim is pleased to welcome back noted technician Bert Dohmen of the Wellington Letter. Bert sees a year-end rally but advises against getting over-invested. Cathlyn Harris joins the program to discuss her recent article...
Jim tackles a critical Big Picture topic this week, "Stayin’ Alive–Surviving Financial Repression." This segment features part one, as well as your Q-Calls.
Jim continues his Big Picture topic on surviving financial repression in this segment, and also takes more of your Q-Calls.
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."
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.
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)
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.