Financial Sense Newshour
Oct 11 – This week Jim discusses the timeframe for the next financial storm on the horizon. A confluence of factors and events point to the period after the presidential elections of 2016, including rising interest rates, growing government debt, geopolitical turmoil and war, and the rising cost of Obamacare on consumers.
Oct 11 – Jim welcomes back Robin Griffiths, Technical Strategist at Cazenove Capital in London. Robin notes the consensus is that markets are back in a “risk-off” mode, and that the big money is moving to safe haven investments. He also discusses the problems in Europe and Japan, and says we are living in abnormal times.
Oct 10 – Jim welcomes back Don Coxe, Chairman of Coxe Advisors. In a wide-ranging geopolitical and global macro discussion, Don notes that the U.S. economy has picked up, but optimism has not. They discuss the wide array of geopolitical events this year that have made...
Oct 9 – Jim welcomes back author and economist Jeff Rubin to discuss the energy markets. Jeff analyzes the collapsing spread between Brent crude and WTI, and how Brent is now well below $100 a barrel despite geopolitical turmoil in the Middle East, which he views as bad news.
Oct 8 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Sheraz Mian, Director of Research at Zacks Investment Research. Sheraz explains how the first and second quarter were anomalies given the massive influence by weather in the first and then a bounce back in the second. Thus, the third quarter will be a very important signal for...
Oct 7 – Dominic Frisby discusses his new book, Bitcoin: The Future of Money? and the revolutionary technology that drives bitcoin, blockchain technology. This technology can be used for communicating in a purely peer-to-peer decentralized manner for just about anything on the web: email, banking, file-sharing, or, of course, payment systems.
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.