Financial Sense Newshour on the Economy
Forecast 2017: Expect the Unexpected
01/21/2017 - 02:03
Jan 21 – In today’s Big Picture, Jim Puplava continues to look at the consensus forecasts for 2017 with a closer look at the energy and financial sector. Jim and John Loeffler also discuss potential outliers and industries that may bounce back this year.
Tom McClellan: Positive Market Outlook Long-Term
01/21/2017 - 02:00
Jan 21 – Jim welcomes back Tom McClellan, Editor of McClellan Financial Publications. Tom comments on his positive market outlook for long-term stocks. However, he cautions investors to be ready to adjust for the short-term.
Jeff Christian: Gold to Reach “Record Levels” Over the Next Few Years
01/20/2017 - 02:00
Jan 20 – Jeff Christian at CPM Group, one of the world’s leading precious metals experts, joins FS Insider today to provide his outlook on gold, the US economy, Trump, and why he thinks gold will move to “record levels over the...
Axel Merk on 2017 Investment Outlook
01/19/2017 - 02:00
Jan 19 – Axel Merk at MerkInvestments.com discusses his outlook on stocks, bonds, the US dollar, gold, and more with FS Insider today.
Forecast 2017: The Oracles
01/14/2017 - 02:03
Jan 14 – In today’s Big Picture, Jim Puplava looks at the consensus forecasts for 2017 when it comes to the stock market, the economy, and interest rates. He and John Loeffler also discuss the “wild cards” that could throw the stock market off kilter.
Nikhil Buduma on Deep Learning (Part 2)
01/13/2017 - 02:00
Jan 13 – Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft—the largest tech companies in the world--are all investing heavily into deep learning AI. Nikhil Buduma from MIT, Co-founder and Chief Scientist of Remedy Health, and the author...
Nikhil Buduma on Deep Learning (Part 1)
01/12/2017 - 02:00
Jan 12 – Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft—the largest tech companies in the world—are all investing heavily into deep learning AI. Nikhil Buduma from MIT, Co-founder and Chief Scientist of Remedy Health, and...
Howard Davidowitz on Retail Plunge, Trump Presidency
01/11/2017 - 02:00
Jan 11 – Last week, the retail industry took a pretty big hit with major department stores announcing store closings and job layoffs. Howard Davidowitz, Chairman of the New York City-based retail consulting and investment banking...
US Economic Outlook With Andrew Zatlin
01/06/2017 - 02:00
Jan 6 – The economic data has improved with businesses and consumers more optimistic. That being said, one of America’s top economic forecasters, Andrew Zatlin at Moneyball Economics, thinks the market has gotten ahead of itself and explains why he’s...
From Factories to Data Centers
01/05/2017 - 02:00
Jan 5 – The ephemeral “cloud” doesn’t exist—our modern, digital economy requires physical infrastructure, massive amounts of space, and energy. Hence, the data center, which is taking over old factories in rundown areas to...
India and the Cashless Society
01/04/2017 - 02:00
Jan 4 – Just two months ago, the second largest nation in the world, India, banned the most common forms of cash from being used. Jeremy Luedi, a Senior Analyst at Global Risks Insights, gives the details and explains some of the...
Marc Levinson on An Extraordinary Time: The End of the Postwar Boom and the Return of the Ordinary Economy
12/31/2016 - 02:00
Dec 31 – Today, we speak with Marc Levinson about his new book, An Extraordinary Time: The End of the Postwar Boom and the Return of the Ordinary Economy, where Levinson explains the forces that led to extraordinary economic growth in the past...
Woody Brock on Trump Proposals, Bond Outlook
12/30/2016 - 02:00
Dec 30 – Dr. Woody Brock, author of the must-read book American Gridlock and President of Strategic Economic Decisions, joins FS Insider to discuss his thoughts on Trump’s policy proposals, how they relate to his 2012 book on how to solve...
Ben Hunt on Magical Thinking, Spell-Casting Econometric Models
12/29/2016 - 02:00
Dec 29 – This is a special reprise edition of FS Insider which originally aired in September. Are econometric models like spells? No! According to Ben Hunt, author of Epsilon Theory, they ARE spells…just like those used by witchdoctors and...
Dan Amerman on Imminent Surge in Entitlement Costs
12/28/2016 - 02:00
Dec 28 – America is facing an “imminent multi-trillion dollar surge in Social Security and Medicare costs,” writes Dan Amerman. Today, he discusses why this will happen and what it means for US national debt, retirement savings...
2016: A Year of Surprises
12/24/2016 - 02:00
Dec 24 – As a real-time barometer of economic and financial anxiety, the double-digit plunge in global markets at the start of 2016 reflected nothing but pessimism on the part of investors. The US and global economy were slowing...
Trace Mayer: Blockchain Tech Will Reorganize Every Aspect of Society
12/21/2016 - 02:00
Dec 21 – In part 2 of our interview from last week, Trace Mayer gives a forecast on the price of Bitcoin and explains why blockchain technology, the “operating system” behind it, will reorganize every aspect of society.
Greed Is Back – Making Bubbles Great Again
12/17/2016 - 02:03
Dec 17 – In today’s Big Picture, Jim argues that markets have gotten ahead of themselves and gives his outlook for a market correction given sentiment levels, headwinds facing Trump’s expected proposals, and other factors that...
Strong Dollar vs. Market Reflation
12/17/2016 - 02:00
Dec 17 – Ryan Puplava covers this week’s events, Dan Wantrobski discusses market technicals, and Louis Vincent Gave of Gavekal gives his outlook in today’s podcast.
Global Paradigm Shift; Economy: Fact and Fiction
12/10/2016 - 02:03
Dec 10 – In today’s Big Picture podcast, Jim discusses the tumultuous forces driving a populous backlash against globalism and why this represents a paradigm shift filled with big upsets and changing investment behavior.