Financial Sense Newshour
Jim is pleased to welcome author Joel Kurtzman, Senior Fellow at the Milken Institute and author of the new book “Unleashing the Second American Century: Four Forces for Economic Dominance”. Joel makes the powerful argument, that while America faces many challenges, our best days are ahead of us.
Cris Sheridan, Senior Editor of Financial Sense, welcomes David Marsh, co-founder and Managing Director at the OMFIF (Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum) in London, who is also an expert on central banking policy and trends. David notes that thirty to forty central banks worldwide are currently...
This week Jim and Cathlyn delve into a topic that reflects the essence of The Lifetime Income Series, timing retirement. They look at a variety of issues, from recent retirement trends, to questions that need to be asked before...
In Jim’s first topic on the Big Picture he explains how the world operates much differently today, with interest rates at half century lows and global economic growth at anemic levels. Jim goes into detail into how the “New Normal” operates, and how it is related to both inflation and the price and politics of oil.
Jim welcomes back Tom McClellan, Editor of McClellan Financial Publications. Tom doesn’t see a bear market anytime soon. He notes that the Fed's balance sheet is still getting larger, and that is still bullish for the stock market.
Jim welcomes back Evelyn Browning Garriss, editor of the Browning Newsletter. They discuss the developing El Niño weather pattern in the Pacific Ocean, and it’s economic consequences. History shows that El Niños affect large portions of the US and Canadian economies − from agriculture to...
Cris Sheridan, Senior Editor of Financial Sense, welcomes Dave Lauer, President & Managing Partner at KOR Group LLC. A substantial amount of trading is done every day off-exchanges in what are referred to as “dark pools”. Why?
Jim welcomes back Joseph Dancy, SMU School of Law Professor teaching Oil & Gas Law, and manager of the LSGI Technology Venture Fund LP. Joe and Jim discuss the oil production volatility and uncertainty in certain key Middle Eastern oil producers.
Jim welcomes back Puru Saxena, Editor of Money Matters, a monthly economic report, and Founder of Puru Saxena Limited of Hong Kong. Puru sees a hard landing ahead for China, and warns against overvalued Chinese real estate.
This week on the Lifetime Income Series, Jim and Cathlyn discuss how where you live can have a great impact on your retirement. Jim looks at selecting an appropriate state in which to retire, taking into account the cost of housing, the cost of living, access to healthcare, weather, and of course taxes, be they income, sales, property or estate.