Financial Sense Newshour
Cris Sheridan, Senior Editor of Financial Sense, welcomes Keith Weiner PhD, president of Gold Standard Institute USA, and CEO of Monetary Metals. In looking at the futures market, Keith explains there is no evidence for gold manipulation through naked short selling.
This week on the Lifetime Income Series, Jim is joined by John Loeffler to discuss what are likely your three most important financial decisions; planning for a home, college expenses and retirement.
In Jim’s first Big Picture topic this week, he looks at the consequences of the Federal Reserve’s zero interest rate policies, and what he expects ahead for the markets and the economy. Jim also references his interview this week with noted Fed-watcher James Grant, and discusses his opinions on the Fed as well.
Jim welcomes back Craig Johnson CMT CFA, Principal and Senior Technical Research Analyst at Piper Jaffray. Craig sees corporate buy-backs and QE continuing to push capital flows into stocks. He also notes increased M&A activity is picking up topline growth.
Jim is pleased to welcome back James Grant, Founder and Editor of Grant's Interest Rate Observer. James and Jim cover an array of topics, including Grant’s outlook for Federal Reserve policy and how attempts to control or manipulate interest rates are ultimately futile.
Jim welcomes back Brian Pretti CFA, Managing Editor at ContraryInvestor.com. In a wide-ranging conversation, Brian and Jim discuss how the U.S. stock market is more attractive, even if by default, than markets in Europe or Asia.
Cris Sheridan, Senior Editor of Financial Sense, welcomes Dr. Hamid Benbrahim where they discuss how the financial markets are a complex adaptive system and how economics alone is insufficient as a framework for understanding how complex adaptive systems operate...
Jim welcomes back Alex Daley, Senior Technology Editor at Casey Research. Alex discusses why he moved to Puerto Rico from Vermont and how Puerto Rico now offers advantages that no other nation on earth can provide to the world’s largest market of investors and entrepreneurs, Americans.
This week Jim and Cathlyn revisit a very important topic, how to plan and pay for a college education. They also discuss future trends in education, and the importance of selecting a field of study that will actually pay for the expense of a college education.
In Jim’s first Big Picture topic Jim speaks exclusively with Luzi Stamm, member of the Swiss National Council, and one of the leaders of The Swiss Gold Initiative. The initiative will mandate no more sales of Swiss gold by the government, have all Swiss gold stored in Switzerland, and back the Swiss currency with 20% gold.