Financial Sense Newshour on the Economy
MIT’s Roberto Rigobon on the True Rate of Inflation
Is the Government Manipulating the Data?
09/16/2014 - 02:00
Cris Sheridan welcomes Roberto Rigobon, Professor of Applied Economics at the MIT’s Sloan School of Management. They discuss the Billion Prices Project, started at MIT by Rigobon and fellow professor Alberto Cavallo. By using automated web scraping technology, the Billion Prices Project collects and tracks more than 1 billion prices each week...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Ready or Not – Stock Prices Heading Higher
Also, “Dollar Bull Market Ahead?”
09/06/2014 - 02:03
Jim’s first topic this week on the Big Picture is “Ready or Not, Stocks Heading Higher”. While many investors have been waiting all year, or longer, for a significant correction, Jim currently believes the market will be heading higher. He lists a number of favorable factors right now, including...
Mark Nestmann: New FATCA Laws Are Not the End of America
Be Cautious on Taking Drastic Measures
09/04/2014 - 02:00
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 the complex and restrictive provisions of FATCA, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, which came into total effect in July of this year.
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Advantage America – Transformational Changes Ahead (Part 2)
Interviews With Joel Kurtzman and Jeffrey Saut
08/30/2014 - 02:03
In a special Big Picture two-part series, “Advantage America – Transformational Changes Ahead”, Jim revisits interviews with prominent guests that have a surprisingly optimistic outlook for America in the decades ahead, particularly in comparison to other industrialized nations.
The Big Picture with Jim Puplava & Erik Townsend (Part 2)
“The Drivers Behind the Relentless Rise in Stocks” and “Financial Competence Critical for the Next President”
08/30/2014 - 02:00
In part two of a special Big Picture conversation between Jim Puplava and Erik Townsend, they begin by discussing the key drivers behind the relentless rise in the stock market in recent years. Erik believes that Quantitative Easing by the Federal Reserve is the most important factor.
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Advantage America – Transformational Changes Ahead (Part 1)
Interviews with Dr. Gary Shilling, David Rosenberg and Tom O’Halloran
08/23/2014 - 02:02
In a special Big Picture two-part series, Advantage America, Jim revisits interviews with prominent guests that have a surprisingly optimistic outlook for America in the decades ahead, particularly in comparison to other industrialized nations. A number of these interviews are with former...
Jim Puplava on the Seven Megatrends That Will Shape the Next Decade
Catherine Austin Fitts Interviews Jim Puplava
08/22/2014 - 02:00
In a special reprise 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.
The Collapse of Macroeconomics: An Interview With Dr. Woody Brock
U.S. Needs to Invest in Infrastructure Projects With Positive Rates of Return
08/21/2014 - 02:00
In a special reprise edition of FS Insider, 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.
Howard Davidowitz: Retail Is Getting Amazoned!
One Half of the Retail Malls in the US Will Eventually Go Out of Business
08/20/2014 - 02:00
In a special reprise edition of FS Insider, Jim welcomes Howard Davidowitz, Chairman of Davidowitz & Associates, Inc., a highly respected retail industry consulting and investment banking firm founded in 1981. Howard and Jim discuss the revolutionary effect that Amazon is having on the retail sector.
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: On The Record
John Loeffler Interviews Jim Puplava on a Broad Range of Economic Topics
08/16/2014 - 02:02
In a special late summer edition of “On The Record”, John interviews Jim on a range of economic topics, starting with his views on the Crisis Window of 2014-2016, Peak Oil, and precious metals. Jim also gives his views on the theme of “Advantage America” and the growing manufacturing and energy renaissance in the U.S., as well as the rapid advances in...
Senator Alan Simpson: Future Entitlement Problems Haven’t Gone Away – Only a Crisis Will Force Congress to Act
U.S. Debt Will Reach $20 Trillion by the Time President Obama Leaves Office
08/15/2014 - 02:00
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.
Dr. Oliver Inderwildi: The Unconventional Energy Revolution Is Transforming North America Into the Next Middle East
Crimean Annexation Will Adversely Affect European Energy Security
08/14/2014 - 07:32
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: Technology Accelerates Technology – More Disruptive Changes Ahead
Automation Is Closing the Labor Gap
08/13/2014 - 02:00
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 – GDP: A Brief But Affectionate History
The Difficulty in Measuring the Immense Complexity of Our Modern Economy
08/12/2014 - 02:00
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...
John Kaiser: Strong Economic Growth – The Real Driver of Gold Prices
Short-Term Catalyst for Gold – A Russian Invasion of Ukraine
08/08/2014 - 02:00
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.
Dan Wantrobski on the Long-Term “Market Map” and What It Means for Stocks, Commodities, and Interest Rates
08/06/2014 - 02:02
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...
Technicians Dave Nicoski and Ryan Puplava Break Down the Markets and Look Ahead
Also, Ryan Puplava with the Market Wrap, Erik Townsend on Commodities and Tom Smith on this week’s Market Pullback
08/02/2014 - 02:02
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.
The Big Picture: Erik Townsend on “The Relentless Bid”
Also, “Is the US Facing an Economic Cold War with Russia and China?”
08/02/2014 - 02:02
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...
Thomas O’Halloran: Key Drivers of the American Manufacturing Renaissance
We Are In a Deleveraging Era, Contributing to Slower Economic Growth
08/01/2014 - 02:00
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.
Frank Holmes: Bet on America – There Are Always Opportunities Out There
Gold Stocks Still Significantly Undervalued
07/31/2014 - 02:00
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...