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Ken Goldstein

Cris Sheridan, Senior Editor of Financial Sense welcomes Ken Goldstein, an economist at the Conference Board since 1971. Ken tells Cris the slow and uninspiring 2% growth that the U.S. has been stuck in for so long may now be coming to an end.

Richard Duncan

Cris Sheridan, Senior Editor of Financial Sense, welcomes Richard Duncan, Chief Economist at Blackhorse Asset Management in Singapore. Richard explains how the markets and economy are now purely driven by credit growth and liquidity, which is bad news for both when the Federal Reserve’s third quantitative easing program is expected to...

Jonathan Clements

This week Jim and Cathlyn discuss the specific “nuts & bolts” of what goes into a retirement plan. Whether it is voluntary or not, you will likely spend a quarter of your life, or more, in retirement. The huge advantage of having made a plan ahead of retirement is that you know where you are going, and you know what you need to do to get there.

James J Puplava CFP

Jim’s first Big Picture topic covers the state of the U.S. real estate market. He finds that real estate reports have been mixed, and as usual it boils down to location, location, location. Jim also notes that the real estate market is interest rate driven, and it cooled off considerably as mortgage rates rose in the second half of 2013.

Louise Yamada CMT

Jim welcomes back Louise Yamada CMT, Managing Director of Louise Yamada Technical Research Advisors. Louise notes that the market has continued to shrug off bad news, which is a characteristic of structural bull markets. She also notes that the market will likely continue to climb its wall of worry as...

Steve Forbes

Jim is pleased to welcome back Steve Forbes, Chairman, CEO & Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media to discuss his new book about money. Few topics are as misunderstood today as the subject of money. In his book, Mr. Forbes explains how a weak dollar is at the heart of many problems today, including...

Axel G Merk

Jim welcomes back Axel Merk, President and Chief Investment Officer of Merk Investments LLC. Axel and Jim discuss the stock market, where Axel sees a “buy the dips” mentality. He believes the market is reaching bubble territory, as central banks have compressed risk premiums through QE stimulus injections.

James Kostohryz

Cris Sheridan, Senior Editor of Financial Sense, welcomes global investment strategist James Kostohryz. James has accumulated over twenty years of experience investing and trading virtually every asset class across the globe. He argues that, instead of a massive market crash...

Avi Gilburt

Jim welcomes Avi Gilburt, founder of Avi emphasizes a comprehensive reading of charts and wave counts that is free of personal bias or predisposition. Avi and Jim discuss the gold market, as well the larger indexes, the dollar and interest rates.

Ladan Manteghi

The topic this week is about retirement and how to get there successfully. Jim and Cathlyn discuss the importance of having personal savings in addition to pension savings such as 401(K)’s, 403(B)’s and IRA’s. You want to have some flexibility in income sources to help mitigate future taxes, or avoid...