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Alan K Simpson

Jim welcomes back Alan K. Simpson, retired US Senator from Wyoming. Senator Simpson gives an update on the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform and if the “kicking-the-can-down-the-road syndrome” will ever reach the end of the road.

Oliver Inderwildi PhD

Jim welcomes back Dr. Oliver Inderwildi, Senior Policy Fellow at Oxford University in England. Dr. Inderwildi discusses how rapid technological advancements are transforming the global energy landscape. He points to the unconventional energy revolution in the U.S. and how it is now fueling its economic recovery, and will...

Alex Daley

Jim welcomes back Alex Daley, senior editor of Casey’s Extraordinary Technology from Casey Research. Alex and Jim discuss the “Insourcing” trend of manufacturing coming back to the U.S., and what is driving this manufacturing renaissance. They also discuss the growing revolution in “additive manufacturing”, such as 3D printing and robotics.

Diane Coyle

Cris Sheridan welcomes Diane Coyle, who heads Enlightenment Economics, a UK consultancy specializing in the economic and social effects of new technologies. In her latest book, “GDP: A Brief But Affectionate History”, Diane explains the inherent difficulty in measuring the immense complexity of our modern economy and how technological innovation...

Larry Jacobson

This week Jim and John discuss the subject of taking early retirement. Early retirement can end up a blessing or a curse. Jim and John discuss the steps you need to know before that decision is made. Sometimes early retirement is not voluntary, but there is still planning that can be done.

James J Puplava CFP

Jim’s first Big Picture topic this week is a reference to the Warren Buffett quotation. He uses this sage market advice to critique the “fear” industry, which is always trying to scare investors, no matter the economic fundamentals or reality. The second topic is “A Guaranteed Stock Market Correction”, which refers to...

Tom McClellan

Jim welcomes back Tom McClellan, Editor of McClellan Financial Publications. Tom sees the Presidential 2nd Term Cycle Pattern playing out exactly so far this year, and expects seasonal weakness until October, with the market then picking up and finishing the year strongly.

John Kaiser

Jim welcomes back John Kaiser, Founder of Kaiser Research Online. They discuss cross currents in the gold market, and how gold is not yet in line with an economic recovery. John believes that strong economic growth is the best long-term driver of gold prices.

Jean-Marie Eveillard

Jim welcomes back Jean-Marie Eveillard, Senior Adviser, Portfolio Management at First Eagle Funds. A legendary value investor, Jean-Marie received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Morningstar in 2003 for building one of the most successful long-term records in the investment business.

Dan Wantrobski CMT

Cris Sheridan, Senior Editor of Financial Sense, welcomes Dan Wantrobski CMT, Managing Director of Technical Strategy at Janney Capital Markets. According to Dan’s research of looking at the last 130 years of market trends, the U.S. markets have likely made a long-term transition to an inflationary bull market cycle...