Financial Sense Newshour on the Economy
George Gilder on the Information Theory of Money and Capitalism
07/31/2015 - 02:00
Jul 31 – “There is no anchor for the value of money. The Fed decides what money is worth, and who gets it” says George Gilder, Senior Fellow at Discovery Institute and Chairman of George Gilder Fund Management. In a wide-ranging...
Satyajit Das: U.S. Shale Industry Will Likely Hit a Wall in 12-18 Months
07/24/2015 - 02:00
Jul 24 – In part two of an in-depth interview, Cris Sheridan asks Satyajit Das about the debt issues in the US compared to other nations, and Das explains that the US has time to manage its debt problems, but that time is not unlimited.
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: The Message
07/18/2015 - 02:03
Jul 18 – The first Big Picture topic this week is The Message. This refers to Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony on Capitol Hill this week. The big question continues to be when will The Federal Reserve begin to raise interest rates.
Technician Gary Dorsch: Corporate QE Keeping a Bid Under the Market
07/18/2015 - 02:00
Jul 18 – Jim welcomes back Gary Dorsch, of SirChartsAlot.com and publisher of Global Money Trends. Gary sees this bull market continuing, despite no significant correction in years. Gary believes one of the key factors is corporate...
Axel Merk: The Fed May Raise Rates, But It Will Remain Behind the Curve
07/17/2015 - 02:00
Jul 17 – Will the Federal Reserve raise rates this fall, and if so, will the increase make any difference? Jim welcomes Axel Merk, President and Chief Investment Officer of Merk Investments LLC. Axel discusses the implications for...
Kim Wallace: Greece Unlikely to Exit – There Is No Alternative to Europe
07/09/2015 - 02:00
Jul 9 – What is next for Greece, as it reels from crisis to crisis? Jim welcomes Kim Wallace, Head of Washington Policy Research at Renaissance Macro. Even though the Greek people voted “no” and are very unhappy with the last...
Book Review: California Dreaming – Lessons on How to Resolve America’s Public Pension Crisis
07/08/2015 - 02:00
Jul 8 – A crisis is brewing in California and elsewhere across the United States. Cris Sheridan welcomes Lawrence J. McQuillan, author of California Dreaming. Lawrence pulls back the curtains covering this unfunded liability crisis, describing...
Andrew Zatlin: Buybacks in the Age of the Internet
07/07/2015 - 02:00
Jul 7 – Corporations are sitting on large piles of cash and rather than using their profits to hire employees, build factories, or buy equipment, they are buying back shares of their own stock instead. Is this a conspiracy to drive...
Book Interview With Worth Wray: A Great Leap Forward?
07/03/2015 - 02:00
Jul 3 – China is going to shake the world. Will you be ready? The world’s second largest economy is on the edge of a great transformation… or an epic disaster. It has enormous implications for the global economy either way.
Steve Keen: Non-Linear Markets Forcing Copernican Revolution in Economics
06/30/2015 - 02:00
Jun 30 – Steve Keen discusses two fundamental flaws of current economic thinking and how market complexity (including the role of money, debt, and banks) are forcing a Copernican Revolution on what some refer to as...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Slow and Shallow – The Next Fed Interest Rate Cycle
06/27/2015 - 02:03
Jun 27 – This week on the Big Picture Jim continues the theme that has the market’s undivided attention; the coming rate rising cycle by the Federal Reserve. Much of the economic recovery has centered on Fed policy, which has...
Technician David Nicoski: Secular Bull Market in Biotech – More Upside to Come
06/27/2015 - 02:00
Jun 27 – Jim welcomes David Nicoski CMT, Director of Research at Vermilion Technical Research. Dave believes we are in a period of rotation and uncertainty in the overall market, and historically it is likely to continue to move higher.
Update on Greece With Frances Coppola
06/26/2015 - 08:14
Jun 26 – Greece, like so many other nations and governments after the 2008 financial crisis, received a series of large bailouts as its economy sank into disarray. Now, years later, Greece’s creditors are asking for those loans to be paid back...
Book Interview: “Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World”
06/25/2015 - 02:00
Jun 25 – Exponential technology is having a major impact on our world. Steven Kotler likens it to an asteroid hitting the earth, “extinguishing the large and lumbering” and “clearing a giant path for the quick and nimble.”
Dr. Gary Shilling: The Era of Slow Growth Is Not Over – 30 Year Treasury Bond Could Hit 2%
06/24/2015 - 02:00
Jun 24 – Despite the Federal Reserve’s forecasts of 4% growth since 2012, the reality has been in the 2% range. Jim welcomes back A. Gary Shilling PhD, President of A Gary Shilling & Company. Gary believes that 2% growth is likely...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: The Fed’s High Wire Act – Crisis or Goldilocks?
06/20/2015 - 02:03
Jun 20 – Jim’s first topic on the Big Picture this week is “The Fed’s High Wire Act – Crisis or Goldilocks?” The Fed has lowered their economic forecast again from the beginning of the year, and we now live in a “data dependent” world.
Technician Tom McClellan: Market in Final Stages of a Topping Process – Look for Big Decline This Fall
06/20/2015 - 02:00
Jun 20 – Jim welcomes Tom McClellan, Editor of McClellan Financial Publications. Tom notes a number of cross currents and conflicting messages in the markets, and his work indicates a market top in August of this year.
Jeffrey Saut: Housing Should Pick Up This Year and Into 2016, Leading to Stronger Economy
06/19/2015 - 02:00
Jun 19 – Jim welcomes Jeffrey Saut, Chief Investment Strategist at Raymond James Financial. Jeff and Jim discuss the widely anticipated rate hike by the Federal Reserve, and when Jeff expects it to occur. He notes that Fed Chair...
Brian Pretti: The Unintended Consequences of QE – Bonds No Longer a Safe Haven
06/16/2015 - 02:00
Jun 16 – Years of quantitative easing by central banks may finally be causing a few cracks in the foundation of the global financial system. Jim welcomes Brian Pretti CFA, Managing Editor of ContraryInvestor.com.
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: What Happens When The Fed Raises Rates?
06/13/2015 - 02:03
Jun 13 – In Jim’s first Big Picture topic this week, “What Happens When The Fed Raises Rates?”, Jim covers the volatile increase in global bond yields since May, and how many investors, focusing on the stock market, may have missed...