Financial Sense Newshour
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...
In this week’s first Big Picture topic, Jim takes an in-depth look at residential real estate. Jim notes that the best thing about the real estate market is that it has stopped going down, and is now a contributor to GDP, instead of a drag on it. Jim contrasts this cycle to past real estate cycles, and points out that since the trough in 2012, one third of the decline has been reversed.
Jim welcomes back technician Tom McClellan, Editor at McClellan Financial Publications. Tom sees a lot of technical progress of late and believes this is a healthy advance, with lots of liquidity to drive the markets higher. Tom sees a return to a “risk on” phase ahead...
Jim welcomes back Marc Chandler, author and Global Head of Currency Strategy at Brown Brothers Harriman. Marc gives an update on the Ukrainian situation, and notes that US debt levels won’t limit its diplomatic moves against Russia.
Jim welcomes back Mark Nestmann, President of The Nestmann Group, Ltd., an international consultancy assisting individuals to achieve their wealth preservation goals. Mark and Jim discuss Act 20 and Act 22, recent laws passed in Puerto Rico to attract American entrepreneurs and investors to relocate and bring their wealth.
Jim welcomes back Brian Pretti CFA, Managing Editor at ContraryInvestor.com. Brian and Jim cover a variety of economic topics, including the failure of the Fed’s QE program to translate into better economic growth.
Cris Sheridan, Senior Editor of Financial Sense welcomes Dr. Horace “Woody” Brock, founder and president of Strategic Economic Decisions, an economic think tank. Dr. Brock has spent more than 25 years counseling global corporations and other institutions of ongoing structural changes in the global economy.
In a special reprise edition of the Lifetime Income Series from earlier this year, Jim and Cathlyn share a case study of Sam and Melanie Krauss to highlight the importance of having an asset allocation plan. Frequently investors move between greed and fear and continuously shift their investments around, typically at the wrong times.
In this segment of the Big Picture, Jim interviews John O’Donnell and Sam Seiden from the Online Trading Academy. They discuss their methodology and how to better avoid making mistakes when investing to protect your capital. They discuss how they use supply and demand zones to know when to execute a trade. They also discuss High Frequency Trading, and how not to be hurt by it.
This week Jim concludes the second part of his in-depth interview with Jim Rickards on his NY Times bestselling book, The Death of Money. They cover many important aspects of the book, including debt and deficits, the IMF as a Central Bank, and three scenarios for gold, among others.