Financial Sense Newshour
Laura Kodres, an expert on systemic risks and macro financial linkages at the IMF, explains shadow banking, the pivotal role it played in the last financial crisis, the intended and unintended consequences regulatory efforts have had since then, and some of the current worries that are starting to build around the globe, most notably in China.
This week on the Lifetime Income Series, Jim and Cathlyn talk about wealth planning, specifically how to maintain your lifestyle in retirement, and protect your spouse and your children. They are really talking about a multi-generational plan, not just a plan to get to retirement.
This week Ryan Puplava CMT welcomes Dave Nicoski CMT, Director of Research at Vermilion Technical Research. Dave and Ryan discuss the outlook for both global and domestic markets, and also assess the strength of the current bull market.
Erik Townsend sits in for Jim this week on the Big Picture. Erik’s first topic is “The Relentless Bid”. Erik looks at why the stock market has seen such an unprecedented and nearly non-stop rally for the last five years...
Jim welcomes Thomas O’Halloran J.D., CFA, Partner and Portfolio Manager at Lord, Abbett & Co. LLC. Tom and Jim discuss the key drivers behind the growing American manufacturing renaissance. Tom notes how many of the comparative advantages of Asian and other foreign manufacturers have lessened or reversed in recent years.
Jim welcomes back Frank Holmes, CEO and chief investment officer of U.S. Global Investors. Frank and Jim cover a number to subjects, including the gold market, gold stocks, the stock market and the opportunities that still abound in America for investors. Frank notes the...
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.
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...
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.
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.