Financial Sense Newshour
Cris Sheridan, Senior Editor of Financial Sense welcomes Michael Pettis, a Beijing-based economic theorist and financial strategist. He is a professor of finance at Guanghua School of Management at Peking University in Beijing. He has also worked on Wall Street in trading, capital markets, and...
This week Jim and Cathlyn address how you can insulate yourself from a downturn in the economy or another bear market, so you don’t have to worry about your retirement security. One of the most important lessons learned from the bear markets in stocks, real estate and commodities is the importance of diversification...
Jim’s first Big Picture topic deals with the major changes heading our way over the next decade. A number of Jim’s guests on FS Insider have discussed these trends in recent months. Some of the areas that will be directly affected by these Megatrends include education, retail, manufacturing, energy, finance and technology.
Jim welcomes John Kosar CMT, Director of Research at Asbury Research LLC. John believes we could see 2.4% on the 10 year Treasury, as the bond market is still reflecting concern about the economy.
Jim welcomes back Jeffrey D. Saut, Chief Investment Strategist at Raymond James Financial Inc. Jeff believes that a lot of people underestimate the strength of the US economy. He stresses the importance of buying quality stocks in...
Jim welcomes back Martin Armstrong of ArmstrongEconomics.com. Jim and Martin cover an array of economic and geo-political issues around the globe. Martin takes aim at politicians and journalists in the U.S., stating that neither group understand economics, and politicians cannot successfully manage the economy.
Jim is pleased to welcome back Neil Dutta, Head of U.S. Economics at Renaissance Macro Research. They discuss the US economy, and Neil sees strong momentum in the second quarter, forecasting 3.5% GDP growth. He sees stronger growth ahead, but notes it’s difficult to see beyond six months out.
Cris Sheridan, Senior Editor of Financial Sense interviews Chris Puplava, Portfolio Manager at the PFS Group. Chris discusses what to look for in a major market top. Major tops are associated with key breakdowns in the credit markets and the economy.
This week Jim and Cathlyn focus on putting together an income plan for retirement. Every day approximately 10,000 Americans turn 65, and less than 30% have a retirement plan. They stress the importance of having a plan that fits your individual needs, and is not a cookie-cutter solution.
The first Big Picture topic looks at the wild ride over the last 10 years for investors, with two bear markets in stocks and one in real estate. Jim discusses how global QE has been a catalyst to financial assets since 2009 and that is why he has recommended dividend-paying blue chip stocks throughout that period.