Financial Sense Newshour on the Economy
Central Banks Now Doing More Harm Than Good, Says Former BIS Chief Economist
09/28/2016 - 02:00
Sep 28 – Today we speak with William White, former Chief Economist at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and current chairman of the Economic and Development Review Committee at the OECD, where he tells Financial Sense...
Book Interview: Weapons of Math Destruction
09/23/2016 - 02:00
Sep 23 – Cathy O’Neil joins us today to discuss her new book, Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy—an absolute must-read for those wanting to know more about the dark side of big data.
Urban Carmel: Market in the Fifth and Final Wave
09/22/2016 - 02:00
Sep 22 – Where does the US economy stand today? Is a recession imminent? Can we trust the economic statistics? Urban Carmel, writer for The Fat Pitch, provides his comprehensive outlook on current and future trends, arguing that...
Charles Hugh Smith: Optimizing Bad Policy Guaranteed to Fail
09/21/2016 - 02:00
Sep 21 – Well-known author and economic commentator, Charles Hugh Smith at oftwominds.com, explains the “optimization problem” facing policymakers and why this inevitably leads to some form of economic self-destruction...
Lifetime Income Series: Lower Taxes, Save Money and Invest More
09/19/2016 - 02:03
Sep 19 – With the proper implementation of pension and retirement plans, you can actually lower taxes, save money and invest more. Jim discusses what you need to know when it comes to IRAs and 401(k) plans in today’s Lifetime Income broadcast.
Dan Wantrobski: Market in a Corrective Phase
09/17/2016 - 02:03
Sep 17 – Jim welcomes Dan Wantrobski CMT, Chief Technical Strategist at New Albion Partners. Dan believes the US stock market is going through a corrective phase and explains how long he expects it to last. Dan also discusses his outlook on the commodity sector...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: The Mandibles - A Book Interview
09/17/2016 - 02:03
Sep 17 – What would the US look like if it defaulted on its debt? Lionel Shriver has written a gripping and provocative novel called The Mandibles to explain her version of how things might play out on this special edition of Financial Sense Newshour.
Andrew Zatlin: Global Markets in the “Eye of a Hurricane”
09/15/2016 - 02:00
Sep 15 – Moneyball Economics’ Andrew Zatlin, one of America's top-rated economic forecasters, gives an update on his economically-sensitive Vice Index and explains why he believes “we’re in the eye of a hurricane” according to his forecast...
Charles Bolin: Data Still Argues for Caution
09/14/2016 - 02:00
Sep 14 – Charles Bolin, a mining engineer and contributor at Seeking Alpha, unpacks his latest Investment Outlook, which includes a detailed view of household income, consumption, production, and corporate health trends.
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: The Recession That Isn’t
09/10/2016 - 02:03
Sep 10 – There’s a wide range of sectors either in or approaching recession but the US stock market has been holding near all-time highs. What’s going on? In the first part of today’s Big Picture, Jim answers this question looking at the LEIs...
Matthew Kerkhoff: Global Economy Hitting Natural Constraints to Exponential Growth
09/09/2016 - 02:00
Sep 9 – "Secular stagnation" is a popular topic in financial and economic circles to describe the seemingly neverending slow growth environment we find ourselves in today. Though many will search for its causes, it's pretty clear to Matthew Kerkhoff that...
Ben Hunt on Magical Thinking, Spell-Casting Econometric Models
09/08/2016 - 02:00
Sep 8 – Are econometric models like spells? No! According to Ben Hunt, author of Epsilon Theory, they ARE spells…just like those used by witchdoctors and shamanic priests of old. Today, they are called the Gaussian Copula and...
Brian Reynolds: Underfunded Pension Funds May Drive Bull Market Another 3 Years
09/07/2016 - 02:00
Sep 7 – Brian Reynolds, Chief Market Strategist for New Albion Partners discusses the three major themes or drivers of this current bull market and why he doesn’t think the current run is likely to end for still another 3 years or more.
An In-Depth Discussion With Dr. Gary Shilling
09/03/2016 - 02:00
Sep 3 – Jim is pleased to welcome back Gary Shilling Ph.D., President at A Gary Shilling & Co and publisher of the newsletter Insight. Jim and Gary cover a wide variety of issues. Gary notes that global economic weakness may force the Federal Reserve...
Peter Zeihan on “The Accidental Superpower”
08/31/2016 - 02:00
Aug 31 – This is a special reprise edition of FS Insider which originally aired in June. Geopolitical strategist Peter Zeihan discusses his must-read book “The Accidental Superpower” and why the United States was destined to become a global superpower given...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: On The Record (Part 1)
08/27/2016 - 02:03
Aug 27 – This week on the Big Picture, John asks Jim questions from listeners and elsewhere in another edition of On The Record. This is the first of a two-part discussion highlighting Jim’s current thinking on a number of different topics.
Michael Lewitt on His New Book – The Committee to Destroy the World
08/27/2016 - 02:00
Aug 27 – Jim welcomes Michael Lewitt, author of The Committee to Destroy the World: Inside the Plot to Unleash a Super Crash on the Global Economy. Jim and Michael discuss the book, a passionate and informed analysis of the struggling...
Dr. Alan Beaulieu: US to Escape Recession Until 2019, Face Disaster in 2030
08/26/2016 - 02:00
Aug 26 – This is a special reprise edition of FS Insider which originally aired in June. Dr. Alan Beaulieu, President of ITR Economics, explains his macroeconomic forecast for a 1930s-style depression in the US as debt, demographics, and inflation...
Jon Hartley on Web-Aggregated Economic Indicators
08/25/2016 - 02:00
Aug 25 – What is online web-scraped data from firms across the US saying about the economy? Real Time Macroeconomics is a group of economic researchers and statisticians creating new economic indicators using online data such as...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: What the Media Aren’t Telling You
08/20/2016 - 02:03
Aug 20 – This week on the Big Picture, Jim covers what the media aren’t telling you during this presidential election season. As usual, the media covers the trivial personality disputes between the candidates intensely, but there is little...