Financial Sense Newshour
Jim welcomes back Jeffrey Saut, Chief Investment Strategist at Raymond James Financial Inc. Jeff and Jim discuss the year ahead in the markets and the economy. Jeff sees some form of grand political bargain this year before the election, as Democrats are worried about the effects of Obamacare at the polls.
This week on The Lifetime Income Series Jim discusses planning for college with John Loeffler. Jim notes that next to purchasing a home, the cost of a college education will likely be the single largest expense facing most parents.
In a special January edition of the Big Picture, Jim covers part one of Forecast 2014. This week, Jim looks at the consensus outlook for the year on general economic strength and what will be the driving factors. He also reviews the consensus estimates for the Dow and S&P 500 indexes.
Jim welcomes back noted technician Tom McClellan, Editor at McClellan Financial Publications. Tom believes the current mild market correction could be the beginning of something more serious in February.
Jim is pleased to welcome Greg Ip, the U.S. Economics Editor for the Economist magazine, based in Washington, D.C. Greg’s career spans two decades of financial and economic journalism, including eleven years at the Wall Street Journal in New York and Washington.
Jim is pleased to welcome William Poole, Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute, Senior Economic Adviser to Merk Investments and a Distinguished Scholar in Residence at the University of Delaware. Poole retired as President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in March 2008.
Jim welcomes back Brian Pretti CFA, Managing Editor at ContraryInvestor.com. Brian and Jim cover a wide array of economic subjects looking at the year ahead. Brian sees the latest market correction as merely a tiny speed bump in an upward trend.
Jim welcomes Ned Schmidt CFA, Publisher of The Value View Gold & The Agri-Food Value View Reports at Schmidt Management Company. Ned discusses the past year, and notes the big story was US equities, as many other asset classes did not fare nearly as well.
In a special reprise edition of the Lifetime Income Series, Jim and John talk about the importance of a retirement plan from the perspective of choosing a financial planner or investment advisor. They begin by discussing what you need to know and what you need to...
In this special holiday reprise edition of the Big Picture from earlier in the year, Jim’s discusses “Why I changed my mind on hyperinflation”. Jim covers the last decade with oil going from $10 to $150, and gold zooming from $250 to $1900....