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Axel Merk

Jim welcomes back Axel Merk, President and Chief Investment Officer of Merk Investments LLC. Axel and Jim cover an array of economic issues, including the Fed’s dilemma of economic growth creating higher interest rates, which will cause even more problems. They also discuss how robotics are changing the dynamics of the labor force, and the potential for...

Ned W Schmidt CFA

Jim welcomes back Ned Schmidt CFA, Publisher of The Agri-Food Value View and The Value View Gold Reports at Schmidt Management Company. Ned and Jim discuss the agriculture sector this week, and Ned notes many fundamental factors that indicate higher food prices are coming.

Satyajit Das

Jim welcomes back Satyajit Das, author, journalist and commentator at EconoMonitor. Das and Jim cover the economic situation in China, which Das believes has exhibited many similarities to the US Financial Crisis of 2008. He notes that it now takes $4-$5 of debt to create $1 of GDP in China.

Troy Onink

This week on the Lifetime Income Series, Jim and John look at the subject of managing your assets during retirement. They discuss the three key objectives of safety, income and planning for inflation. The idea is to tailor your portfolio to meet your objectives, and ignore the daily noise of the markets.

Jim Rickards

Jim welcomes special guest Jim Rickards, acclaimed author of Currency Wars, to discuss his NY Times bestseller, The Death of Money: The Coming Collapse of the International Monetary System. In part one of a two-part interview, they discuss a number of aspects of the book, including that the international monetary system has collapsed three times in the past hundred years, in 1914, 1939, and 1971.

Louise Yamada CMT

Jim welcomes back Louise Yamada CMT, Managing Director of Louise Yamada Technical Research Advisors. Louise believes that we’re experiencing a market consolidation, not a top. She sees the February lows as key support levels for the markets. However, Louise noted that investors need to stay alert, as she expects a bumpy ride this year in the markets.

Felix Zulauf

In a special reprise edition of the Financial Sense Newshour from February, Jim welcomes Felix Zulauf, Founder and President of Zulauf Asset Management AG in Zug, Switzerland and a member of Barron’s Roundtable for over 20 years. Felix notes that while the markets experienced a tactical rally, the combination of global slowdown, technical deterioration in equity markets, and...

Ben Hunt PhD

Cris Sheridan, Senior Editor of Financial Sense, sits in for Jim to welcome Dr. Ben Hunt, author of the popular newsletter Epsilon Theory, to discuss the role and dynamics of sentiment, particularly through the structure of narratives, in shaping the investment crowd.

Kurt H. Wulff CFA

Jim welcomes back Kurt H. Wulff CFA, Independent Energy Analyst at McDep LLC. Kurt and Jim discuss the best way to play the next move in the natural gas sector. Kurt lists the companies he believes are best positioned to take advantage of higher natural gas prices.

Marin Katusa

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...