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Puru Saxena

Jim welcomes back Puru Saxena, Editor of Money Matters, a monthly economic report, and Founder of Puru Saxena Limited of Hong Kong. Puru sees a hard landing ahead for China, and warns against overvalued Chinese real estate.

Carolyn Rosenblatt

This week on the Lifetime Income Series, Jim and Cathlyn discuss how where you live can have a great impact on your retirement. Jim looks at selecting an appropriate state in which to retire, taking into account the cost of housing, the cost of living, access to healthcare, weather, and of course taxes, be they income, sales, property or estate.

James J Puplava CFP

Jim’s first topic on the Big Picture this week is “Peak Oil – Delayed but Not Resolved”. Jim lays out the issue of Peak Oil in depth, and quotes studies that believe it could still arrive by the end of this decade. Jim also looks at the Shale Revolution in the US and discusses how long the shale story may delay the onset of Peak Oil.

Shelley D Moen CMT

Jim welcomes back Shelley D Moen CMT, Senior Market Strategist at Vermilion Technical Research. Shelley expects some volatility from second quarter earnings, and expects a market pull-back as well, but is not sure of the catalyst; it could be an economic event, or perhaps geopolitical.

Catherine Austin Fitts

In a special edition of FS Insider, Catherine Austin Fitts of the Solari Report interviews Jim on seven megatrends that will reshape America in the coming decade. Jim draws from an extensive number of interviews with authors, economists and other experts to compile his list.

James D Hamilton PhD

Cris Sheridan, Senior Editor of Financial Sense, welcomes James D Hamilton PhD, Professor of Economics at University of California, San Diego. Professor Hamilton is one of the leading researchers on the influence of oil shocks and their contribution in ten of the last eleven U.S. economic recessions.

Kurt H. Wulff CFA

Jim welcomes back Kurt Wulff CFA, Independent Energy Analyst at McDep LLC. Kurt notes that there are still values in the energy sector, but not as many as there used to be. He believes the Canadian oil and gas stocks, as well as...

John Butler

Cris Sheridan, Senior Editor of Financial Sense, welcomes John Butler, Chief Investment Officer at Amphora Commodities Alpha Fund in London. John and Cris discuss recent geopolitical hot spots, and also the other variables that affect the commodity space.

Gary Small Md

This week Jim and Cathlyn discuss the fears and worries that many retirees face today and offer some potential solutions. They address some of the real concerns retirees or those nearing retirement must deal with today; outliving their assets, higher inflation, lower returns on their assets, and rising medical expenses.

James J Puplava CFP

Jim’s first Big Picture topic this week is about the Federal Reserve, and how rising oil prices may threaten the Fed’s ability to control rate hikes and it’s taper policies. Jim discusses how high oil prices threaten economic growth. The next topic is a light-hearted Bull vs Bear “Debate” between Jim and John.