Financial Sense Newshour on the Economy
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 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...
Conference Board’s Ken Goldstein: U.S. Economy Speeding Up
Very Little Risk of Recession
07/30/2014 - 02:00
Cris Sheridan, Senior Editor of Financial Sense welcomes Ken Goldstein, an economist at the Conference Board since 1971. Ken tells Cris the slow and uninspiring 2% growth that the U.S. has been stuck in for so long may now be coming to an end.
Richard Duncan: Prepare for Correction Once QE3 Ends
We’re Now Operating Under “Creditism” not Capitalism
07/29/2014 - 02:00
Cris Sheridan, Senior Editor of Financial Sense, welcomes Richard Duncan, Chief Economist at Blackhorse Asset Management in Singapore. Richard explains how the markets and economy are now purely driven by credit growth and liquidity, which is bad news for both when the Federal Reserve’s third quantitative easing program is expected to...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: U.S. Real Estate – The Good, Not So Good, and The Bad
Also, “What the LEI’s Tell Us About the Rest of the Year” and “Respecting the Message of the Markets”
07/26/2014 - 02:02
Jim’s first Big Picture topic covers the state of the U.S. real estate market. He finds that real estate reports have been mixed, and as usual it boils down to location, location, location. Jim also notes that the real estate market is interest rate driven, and it cooled off considerably as mortgage rates rose in the second half of 2013.
Steve Forbes on his new book - Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy – and What We Can Do About It
How Debasing Money Debases Society
07/25/2014 - 02:00
Jim is pleased to welcome back Steve Forbes, Chairman, CEO & Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media to discuss his new book about money. Few topics are as misunderstood today as the subject of money. In his book, Mr. Forbes explains how a weak dollar is at the heart of many problems today, including...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Creative Destruction – How Technology Is Changing the Economy and Our Lives
Also, “Mid-Year Update – Forecast 2014 – A look at the Second Half”
07/12/2014 - 02:03
Jim’s first Big Picture topic this week is “Creative Destruction - How technology is changing the economy and our lives”. Jim explains the economic theory of creative destruction, and how the process revolutionizes the economic structure from within, destroying old companies and ideas, and creating new ones.
Technician John Kosar: The Odds Favor a Correction in the Third Quarter
Also, Ryan Puplava, Erik Townsend and Tom Smith
07/12/2014 - 02:00
Jim welcomes back John Kosar CMT, Director of Research at Asbury Research LLC. John sees the odds favoring a correction in the third quarter and advises to have a plan in place to take advantage of any corrections. John also notes that the market will be more vulnerable to mishaps after the Fed taper ends later this year.