Financial Sense Newshour
Jim welcomes back Joseph Dancy, manager of the LSGI Technology Venture Fund LP and Professor of Law at Southern Methodist University in Texas. Joe and Jim discuss the strong economics behind the revitalized natural gas markets.
This week Jim and Cathlyn discuss how to approach your investments from a different angle. While there are serious challenges ahead for the US economy, there is also a lot going right for the US and our economy in today’s world. Jim and Cathlyn suggest taking a new philosophy to investing for retirement, and “divorce the doom”.
Jim’s first topic is about how technology is going to change our world and the way we live in the future. He touches on technology’s societal impact with the advent of the internet, Apple’s revolutionary products, the effect of Amazon on retail shopping etc. and stresses the importance of adapting to change.
Jim welcomes back technician Bert Dohmen, President & Founder at Dohmen Capital Research Institute and publisher of the Wellington Letter. Bert discusses why he believes China is still so important to the global economy, and how any significant economic crisis will likely start there.
This week on “One-on-One With Jim Puplava” Jim digs into two very important elements of successful long-term investing, buying value and identifying companies that pay a sustainable, growing dividend. Jim discusses avoiding “yield traps”, where investors chase high yields.
Jim welcomes back Kurt Wulff CFA, Independent Energy Analyst at McDep LLC. Kurt currently sees real value in the energy sector. They discuss the growth prospects for energy, as well as his favorite sub-sectors and individual companies in the current market environment.
Jim welcomes back Rick Santelli, On-Air Editor at CNBC. Rick and Jim discuss why Treasury yields have come down since the beginning of the year as traders have moved to a risk-off strategy. Rick notes that Janet Yellen will be data-dependent at the Fed, and that the economic data are weakening.
Jim is pleased to welcome back Robin Griffiths, Chief Technical Strategist at The ECU Group in London. Robin and Jim discuss why the stock market needs a 20%+ pullback to reach normal valuations. Robin expects the first half of the year to be volatile, with more risk-off than risk-on.
This week Jim and Cathlyn discuss investment allocation in a retirement investment plan, but based on new ideas raised by the guest this week Dr. Wade Pfau, and others in the field. They will look at what is not working so well with target date funds, and why we all may need to start rethinking the way we invest for, and in, retirement.
This week in the Big Picture, Jim discusses the arrival of Janet Yellen, and the direction the Fed is likely to take. Jim notes that there were not a lot of surprises coming from Yellen, and the markets liked what they heard. It is unlikely there will be any departure from Bernanke’s policies initially.