Financial Sense Newshour
Oct 6 – This week on Lifetime Income, Jim and John discuss the importance of understanding your own attitude toward money. This can often determine how you invest and save, and the potential for reaching your retirement goals. They discuss the difference between investment and speculation...
Oct 4 – The first topic this week is “Trouble in the Oil Patch”. Jim looks at the weakness in oil prices over the last few months. He discusses seasonal factors, and the recent strength in the dollar. He sees the weakness lasting another month or so, but the weather forecast for a very cold winter will likely change that trend as the demand for energy ramps up.
Oct 4 – Jim welcomes back Louise Yamada CMT, Managing Director of Louise Yamada Technical Research Advisors. Louise believes that recent market weakness may be the start of a cyclical market correction of 10% or so. She notes the recent deterioration of a number of indicators.
Oct 3 – Jim welcomes Dan Steffens, President of Energy Prospectus Group in Houston. Dan and Jim discuss the third quarter decline in the energy sector, and if the oil price is likely to stabilize in the near term. They also cover the natural gas market, and how an early cold winter could affect prices.
Oct 2 – Cris Sheridan welcomes back Marc Chandler, Global Head of Currency Strategy at Brown Brothers Harriman. Marc discusses the key long-term drivers that may push the dollar higher for several years and how this will affect investors and...
Oct 1 – Cris Sheridan welcomes analyst Urban Carmel. During the historic tech bubble of the late 1990s, stock valuations soared far higher than ever before. With stocks today already above historical averages, could we expect to see the same level of euphoria happen again, driving stocks two or three times higher from where they stand today?
Sep 30 – Ross Hansen, founder of Northwest Territorial Mint, joins Jim to discuss the “investor fatigue” in the metals markets over the last few years. Ross notes how the big banks have been investing Fed money into the stock market in recent years, and gold has been largely overlooked.
Sep 29 – For most Americans, their largest asset is their home. This week Jim and John discuss a growing trend among Boomers: tapping income from one’s home by renting out a room or rooms as another means of providing retirement income.
Sep 27 – John Kosar at Asbury Research believes the S&P 500 may test its 200-day moving average and correct to around 1900. He is also looking for a short-term gold rally between October and Thanksgiving. Also in this segment, Ryan Puplava has this week’s Market Wrap-Up...
Sep 27 – Jim’s first Big Picture topic is about the Leading Economic Indicators (LEIs) and why they are signaling a soft patch ahead. They indicate weakness in housing, mortgage applications and durable goods. Jim discusses the reasons behind the soft patch and why it will likely be temporary.