Financial Sense Newshour
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.
Jim welcomes back David Nicoski CMT, Director of Research at Vermilion Technical Research, LLC. Dave sees the recent stock pullback as a minor hiccup, but also believes there are more opportunities currently in stocks overseas.
Jim welcomes back A. Gary Shilling PhD, President of A. Gary Shilling & Co., an economic consulting firm. Gary and Jim cover the current economic trends, as well as current Federal Reserve policy under Janet Yellen.
Jim welcomes Jim O’Sullivan, Chief US Economist at High Frequency Economics. According to MarketWatch, O’Sullivan is the "most accurate forecaster in America over the past 10 years." They discuss the outlook for second quarter growth prospects, as well as the balance of 2014.
Jim welcomes back Jeff Rubin, economist and author. Jeff and Jim discuss the shale oil and gas revolution in the US, which Jeff believes is the biggest energy game-changer in a century. Jeff speaks to how a secure and domestic source of energy will change geopolitics, electrical power in the US and globally, and...
Jim welcomes back John Kaiser, resource industry expert and founder of Kaiser Research Online. John discusses the ongoing bear market in the gold market, and sees no driver or catalyst as yet to turn things around. He believes the consolidation will continue, and one should buy the companies that are doing the consolidating.
This week on the Lifetime Income Series, Jim and Cathlyn explore sources of income in retirement beyond Social Security and pensions. They look at the many options to make your money pay you in retirement. In discussing these options, one must always identify one’s comfort level...