Financial Sense Newshour on the Economy
7 Megatrends and the Next Crash
02/25/2017 - 02:03
Feb 25 – Jim Puplava looks at seven large, transformative forces impacting all aspects of the global economy. Next, he talks about how these forces are colliding in the markets with a growing bubble that few are talking about.
John Kosar on Technicals; Matias Cortes on Automation
02/25/2017 - 02:00
Feb 25 – Ryan Puplava covers this week’s events; John Kosar at Asbury Research discusses the technical outlook for stocks, bonds, and commodities; and Matias Cortes, recently cited in the Wall Street Journal, discusses the link between...
Richard Duncan on Trump's Recipe for Disaster
02/24/2017 - 02:00
Feb 24 – Today, we discuss Richard Duncan's recent presentation to a group of institutional investors titled, "Trump's Recipe for Disaster," where Duncan looks at the impact of rising interest rates in an overleveraged global economy...
Blockchain Technology Has Power to Destroy Monopolies
02/23/2017 - 02:00
Feb 23 – Caitlin Long used to work for Wall Street. Now she’s leading the charge in the most disruptive technology that the financial industry has ever faced. It’s called blockchain tech and Caitlin, President of smart-contract technology...
Book Interview: The Laws of Wealth – Psychology and the Secret to Investing Success
02/22/2017 - 02:00
Feb 22 – Dr. Daniel Crosby joins us today to discuss his latest book, The Laws of Wealth, where he explains how human psychology presents the both the biggest obstacle to investment success and the greatest source of returns over others.
Richard Dickson on Technicals; Todd Mariano on European Elections, Policy Outlook
02/18/2017 - 02:00
Feb 18 – Ryan Puplava covers this week’s events, Richard Dickson, Senior Market Strategist at Lowry Research, discusses his technical outlook on the market, and Todd Mariano, Senior Policy Analyst at Renaissance Macro Research, discusses...
Michael Pettis on Capital Flows and Debt Crises
02/17/2017 - 02:00
Feb 17 – Today, we resume our conversation with Michael Pettis where he discusses how large concentrations of capital into a single market—as we see in the US today—often resolve with an eventual debt crisis and soaring unemployment.
Michael Pettis: Most People, Including Trump, Don’t Understand How Global Trade Works
02/16/2017 - 02:00
Feb 16 – When it comes to global trade, most people—including President Trump—don’t understand how it operates, says Michael Pettis, author of The Great Rebalancing. In today’s podcast, Michael explains why many of the fears surrounding...
Jim O’Sullivan on US Economy, Fed Rate Hikes, Market Outlook
02/15/2017 - 02:00
Feb 15 – Jim O’Sullivan, Chief US Economist at High Frequency Economics, has been named “Forecaster of the Year” for the sixth consecutive year by MarketWatch. Today, he joins us on FS Insider to discuss his outlook on the...
Global Warming – LEIs Heating Up; Petro Business Cycle, Part 3
02/11/2017 - 02:03
Feb 11 – The global economy is heating up and, when it comes to the world’s largest economy, the US, nearly 80% of leading economic indicators are now in an upswing, notes Jim Puplava in today’s Big Picture podcast. Is this a good thing...
Callum Thomas: Building Case for New Bull Market in Commodities
02/10/2017 - 02:00
Feb 10 – Callum Thomas of Topdowncharts.com discusses the global macro backdrop 2016 vs. today, the three C’s defining the current investment environment—China, Commodities, and Currencies—and then focuses on the investment...
ECRI’s Lakshman: US Economy Experiencing Another Growth Phase
02/09/2017 - 02:00
Feb 9 – For two years, the US and global economy was caught in a growth slowdown, which narrowly averted recession last year. Today, however, Lakshman Achuthan, co-founder of the Economic Cycle Research Institute (ECRI), says...
Jim Bianco: Extreme Readings in the Bond Market
02/08/2017 - 02:00
Feb 8 – Jim Bianco of Bianco Research joins FS Insider today to discuss the large divergence in “hard” vs. “soft” economic data, his outlook for stocks and bonds in looking at futures market data, the big changes Trump is going to make...
The 800-Pound Gorilla – Risk of Policy Mistakes
02/04/2017 - 02:03
Feb 4 – According to a recent BofA Global Fund Survey, one of the greatest concerns on the minds of large institutional investors right now is a policy mistake by the Trump administration, which could lead to any number of...
The New Economy Index, Euphoria and Panic
02/03/2017 - 08:40
Feb 3 – Clif Droke, editor of the Momentum Strategies Report, discusses his New Economy Index, the technical backdrop for the market, a decennial rhythm for possible euphoria then panic later this year, and, lastly, how he’s invested currently given his outlook.
There’s No Denying It—Driverless Cars Are Safer and Here to Stay
02/02/2017 - 02:00
Feb 2 – William Messner, who participated in DARPA’s Grand Challenges in the early to mid-2000s, explains just how far driverless car technology has come since then and why more and more driverless cars will be on the...
This Is Not Your Father's Market
02/01/2017 - 02:00
Feb 1 – The Dow Jones industrial average just recently hit the 20,000 mark. Is this important? Not according to Jay Sagorsky since, among other things people don't know, the Dow at 10,000 is not the Dow we know today.
Market Outlook With Robin Griffiths and Marc Chandler
01/28/2017 - 02:00
Jan 28 – After this week’s Market Wrap-Up, Robin Griffiths, Chief Technical Strategist at the ECU Group in London, joins us on today’s podcast to give his outlook on the global financial markets, particularly the US in the wake of Trump’s win and the strong stock market rally...
Charles Gave and Clash of the Titans – Trump vs. Yellen
01/28/2017 - 02:00
Jan 28 – In the first part of today’s Big Picture, Jim Puplava discusses the confrontation between Trump and Yellen on the horizon and how the investment community must navigate increasing fiscal stimulus while the Federal Reserve, most expect, will continue to raise interest...
Trump Constraints and China Risks
01/27/2017 - 02:00
Jan 27 – Jacob Shapiro, Director of Analysis at Geopolitical Futures, explains their framework for geopolitical analysis and prediction in the context of potential trade wars between the US, China, and other countries.