Financial Sense Newshour
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."
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.