Financial Sense Newshour
Jim welcomes Marin Katusa, Senior Market Strategist at Casey Research. Marin and Jim look at the struggling uranium sector, and Marin offers some reasons for optimism. He notes that a return to a bull market is waiting for Japan to restart its idle reactors. The high cost of electricity from other sources is damaging the Japanese economy, and...
Last week Jim and Cathlyn discussed the different tax rates that apply to different types of investment income. This week they will focus on why paying attention to tax rates on various types of income is important, particularly when you’re in retirement. Jim also addresses a recent ruling by the US Tax Court on IRA Rollovers.
In Jim’s first Big Picture topic this week, Jim and John look at the recent market correction and discusses if we are headed for trouble, and what is behind this year’s choppiness in the markets. Jim sees much of it due to Fed policy and discusses the market’s reaction to Janet Yellen, as the Fed continues to taper.
Jim welcomes back Shelley Moen CMT, Senior Market Strategist at Vermilion Technical Research, LLC. Shelley notes that market jitters are not unusual during earnings season, and it’s certainly not unusual to see market pull-backs after strong years in 2012 and 2013.
Jim is pleased to welcome Pierre Lassonde, Chairman of Franco-Nevada Corporation. In a wide-ranging interview Pierre and Jim discuss the gold market and the mining sector, as well as how Franco Nevada started the royalty model in the gold industry.
Jim welcomes back Evelyn Browning Garriss, Editor of The Browning Newsletter. Evelyn discusses the chances of Central and Eastern North America having a cool, delayed planting season as well as the likelihood of a benign El Niño growing season.
Jim welcomes back Robert Rapier, Chief Technology Officer at Merica International and also Managing Editor & Director of Analysis at Energy Trends Insider. Robert makes a strong fundamental case for higher natural gas prices on a long-term basis. He discusses the changing role natural gas will play in electricity generation, as well as...
Jim welcomes Michael Morrison, CEO of Datawatch Corporation, a Big Data and Data Visualization company. Michael explains what Big Data is, as well as data visualization. He also discusses why the industry is growing so rapidly...
As Tax Day looms just a week ahead, Jim and Cathlyn discuss some tax strategies to help you feel a little less pain in your wallet. They look at ways to help you reduce your taxable income now, and strategies to help you reduce taxable income later.
The first Big Picture topic this week is “Where the Credit Runs Through It”. Jim discusses how the LEI’s are turning up after a very cold winter, and how lower inflation is acting as an economic stimulus as the economy improves. He notes that the recovery is reaching a stage where credit is starting to move again, and he analyzes the ways in which credit growth will affect the economy going forward.