Financial Sense Newshour on the Economy
Author Barry Eichengreen on “Hall of Mirrors: The Great Depression, The Great Recession, and the Uses-and Misuses-of History”
Lessons From The Great Depression and the Lehman Brothers Collapse
02/25/2015 - 02:00
Feb 25 – Jim welcomes Barry Eichengreen to discuss his new book, “Hall of Mirrors”. The two great financial crises of the past century are the Great Depression of the 1930s and the Great Recession, which began in 2008.
Steven Ricchiuto: Deflation Part of New Economic World Order
Raising Rates Prematurely a Major Mistake
02/24/2015 - 02:00
Feb 24 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Steven Ricchiuto, Chief US Economist for Mizuho Securities USA Inc. Steven argues that the Federal Reserve forecasts are too optimistic. The Fed has been forecasting an accelerating economy...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Four Macro Factors for a Major Turn-Around
Also, “Five Ways to Get 5%”
02/21/2015 - 02:03
Feb 21 – In Jim’s first Big Picture topic this week, Jim looks at four macro factors that could lead a major turnaround. Jim had forecasted another good year with more bumps and volatility than last year.
Marc Chandler on Negative Interest Rates, Grexit, and Oil
Underlying Fundamentals in Oil Market Haven’t Changed
02/20/2015 - 02:00
Feb 20 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Marc Chandler, author and Global Head of Currency Strategy at Brown Brothers Harriman. Marc discusses the reasons behind the negative interest rate trend in many European countries.
Brian Pretti: The Fed Needs to Reload But Is Facing a Multitude of Cross Currents
Sovereign Balance Sheets Are Deteriorating
02/19/2015 - 02:00
Feb 19 – Jim welcomes back Brian Pretti CFA, Managing Editor at ContraryInvestor.com. Brian and Jim take a detailed looks at the issues facing the Federal Reserve, as it moves closer to raising interest rates, however...
Robert Rapier on Oil Bottom, Economic Impacts, and 2015 Energy Predictions
Last Year 100% of Robert Rapier's Energy Predictions Came True
02/18/2015 - 02:00
Feb 18 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Robert Rapier, director of alternative-fuels technology for Advanced Green Innovations LLC. Robert and Cris take a look at his predictions for this year when it comes to oil...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Last Year’s Major Surprises – This Year’s Major Problems
Also, “Megatrends – Part II”
02/14/2015 - 02:03
Feb 14 – In the first Big Picture topic this week, Jim notes the two big surprises last year, the significant drop in oil prices, and the unexpected drop in interest rates. Sometimes too much of...
Bill Fleckenstein: Still Not Time to Short the Market - Wait for QE4
Can the Fed Maintain Credibility With the Markets?
02/13/2015 - 02:00
Feb 13 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Bill Fleckenstein, author, columnist and president of Fleckenstein Capital. Bill comments that we could easily see another 15-20% correction in the market but that the Fed will...
Dr. Woody Brock: How Shale Collapsed the OPEC Cartel and Why It Will Lead to Chaos
Will QE in Europe Work?
02/12/2015 - 02:00
Feb 12 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Dr. Woody Brock, Founder and President of Strategic Economic Decisions. Dr. Brock explains why the collapse of OPEC will lead to chaos in the oil market. He also comments on...
Dr. Jim Walker: Abenomics Can’t Work in Japan
China 2015 Growth Estimated at 3-5% in Real Terms
02/11/2015 - 02:00
Feb 11 – Jim welcomes back Dr. Jim Walker, Founder and Managing Director of Asianomics Limited in Hong Kong. They discuss the macroeconomic outlook for Asia, specifically Japan and China, as well as...
Sheraz Mian on Earnings and Why U.S. Investors Shouldn't Fear a Strong Dollar
Fourth Quarter Earnings Trends
02/10/2015 - 02:00
Feb 10 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Sheraz Mian, Director of Research at Zacks Investment Research. Sheraz and Cris discuss Fourth Quarter earnings trends in addition to what corporations expect...
Urban Carmel: Market Choppiness Frustrating for Investors
Very Unusual to See Inflation This Low in an Economic Recovery
02/06/2015 - 02:00
Feb 6 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Urban Carmel, Yahoo! Finance commentator and analyst/writer at The Fat Pitch blog. Urban discusses the recent months of choppiness and volatility in...
Conference Board’s Ken Goldstein: 2015 Economic Collapse Unlikely
Bull Markets Do Not Die of Old Age
01/27/2015 - 02:00
Jan 27 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Ken Goldstein, an economist at The Conference Board. Ken believes the economy is in better shape than last year and expects wage growth to strengthen first half of...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: State of the Union
Also, “Tax and Spend, Until the End”
01/24/2015 - 02:03
Jan 24 – Jim’s first Big Picture topic this week is his own version of the “State of the Union” from an economic perspective. He looks at the Leading Economic Indicators and discusses what they are telling us...
Technician John Kosar: A New Leg Up Coming in Stocks – Should Take Out Old Highs
Also, Ryan Puplava, Erik Townsend and Chris Puplava
01/24/2015 - 02:00
Jan 24 – Jim welcomes back John Kosar CMT, Director of Research at Asbury Research LLC. John believes the market will resume the October advance and move to new highs, once we take out...
Martin Armstrong: Major Turning Point Coming in October – Peak in the Economic Confidence Model
Armstrong Sees Parallels to 1929
01/23/2015 - 02:00
Jan 23 – Cris Sheridan welcomes back Martin Armstrong of ArmstrongEconomics.com. Cris and Martin cover a variety of macroeconomic topics, starting with the debut of QE in Europe...
Jeffrey Rosen: U.S. Economy to Feel Negative Impact of Oil Prices Starting 2016
Timeframe for the Next Recession
01/22/2015 - 02:00
Jan 22 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Jeffrey Rosen, Ph.D., Chief Economist at Briefing.com. Cris and Jeff discuss the U.S. economy, the likely timeframe for another recession, and the negative...
Jeffrey Saut: The Federal Reserve Is the Wild Card for 2015
We’re Only Half Way Through the Secular Bull Market in Stocks
01/21/2015 - 02:00
Jan 21 – Jim welcomes back Jeffrey Saut, Chief Investment Strategist at Raymond James Financial. Jeff and Jim discuss the outlook for the new year, and Jeff sees Fed policy on interest rates as...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Double, Double, Toil & Trouble – Then a Bubble
Jim’s Forecast for 2015
01/17/2015 - 02:03
Jan 17 – This week on the Big Picture, Jim gives his annual outlook for the global economy and the markets. Jim starts by mentioning the positive tailwinds heading into this year; low interest rates, low inflation, oil prices...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Forecast 2015 – The Consensus
What the Financial Experts Are Saying About the Year Ahead in the U.S., Europe, Japan and China
01/10/2015 - 02:03
Jan 10 – In the first Big Picture program for the new year, Jim takes a look at the consensus of what the experts are saying about the year ahead. Will the consensus be right or wrong? Will the bull market continue? Stay tuned...