Financial Sense Newshour on the Economy
Syverson: “Mismeasurement Hypothesis” Doesn’t Explain US Productivity Slowdown
05/25/2016 - 02:00
May 25 – Since 2004, the US has been experiencing a productivity slowdown. Many prominent economists and strategists argue that this is an illusion due to a mismeasurement of our modern society. Chad Syverson, Professor of Economics at...
Dr. Peter Vincent Pry on the Existential Threat of EMP’s and Chris Puplava’s Economic Outlook
05/21/2016 - 02:03
May 21 – In a special edition of the Big Picture, we reprise two recent programs from FS Insider. The first segment features Dr. Peter Vincent Pry, Executive Director of the Congressional EMP Commission and author of the 2015...
Technician Gary Dorsch: Fed Confident US Economy on Steady Ground – Prepared to Raise Rates
05/21/2016 - 02:00
May 21 – Cris Sheridan welcomes back technician Gary Dorsch, editor of Global Money Trends. Gary believes the Federal Reserve, in assessing the current steady pace of the US economy, is ready to raise interest rates in June or July.
Zatlin: Vice Index Pointing Toward Consumer Pullback
05/20/2016 - 02:00
May 20 – Moneyball Economics' Andrew Zatlin, one of America's top-rated economic forecasters, gives an update on his Vice Index and says "we are going to start to see the consumer pullback...with real hits to the pocketbook...
Brexit Debate – Should Britain Exit the EU and What Will Happen If It Does?
05/19/2016 - 02:00
May 19 – Today on FS Insider we speak to two leading analysts at Global Risk Insights, Mikala Sorensen, and Nandini Rao, to debate one of the most important events taking place this year on June 23rd: whether Britain should leave...
Shulyatyeva: Data Suggests Maturing Economic Cycle
05/18/2016 - 02:00
May 18 – Yelena Shulyatyeva, a Senior US Economist at Bloomberg Intelligence, says “something interesting is happening in the data right now.” She discusses a possible warning signal coming from durable goods spending, the boost that...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Helicopter Drops in the Post Debt-Supercycle
05/14/2016 - 02:03
May 14 – In the first Big Picture topic this week, “As Good As It Gets,” Jim and John discuss how the economy is slowing down, why stimulus in the pipeline may lead to a bump in the second quarter even though longer-term trends are facing south.
Davidowitz: We Are Seeing 'Massive' Store Closings Across the US Right Now
05/12/2016 - 02:00
May 12 – Amazon is hitting new all-time highs while major retailers are struggling to survive or going out of business. Howard Davidowitz, Chairman of the New York City-based retail consulting and investment banking firm Davidowtiz...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Stall Speed
05/07/2016 - 02:03
May 7 – In the first Big Picture topic this week, “Stall Speed”, Jim and John cover the recent economic numbers and look to the future. Jim notes that economic growth in recent years has been driven by monetary policy, not fiscal policy.
Tom McClellan: “Sell in May” Doesn’t Work in Election Years – Look for Market Rally Into July
05/07/2016 - 02:00
May 7 – Jim welcomes back Tom McClellan, Editor of McClellan Financial Publications. Tom sees the current pull-back in the S&P 500 as healthy, and after the consolidation is over, he believes we will have more market upside lasting into July.
Jim Bianco on US Elections, Gold, Oil, and Rate Hikes
05/06/2016 - 02:00
May 6 – Jim Bianco, President of Bianco Research, offers his thoughts on the US election and says that global markets haven’t priced in the possibility of a Trump win. Jim also gives his outlook on gold (bullish), oil (bearish), and explains...
Riccadonna: US Recession ‘Years’ Away
05/05/2016 - 02:00
May 5 – Bloomberg’s Chief US Economist, Carl Riccadonna, tells Financial Sense Newshour that the US economy has years left before another recession, even though it’ll be limping along. In this podcast, he explains his reasons why...
Worth Wray: If Dollar Rallies, All Bets Are Off
05/04/2016 - 02:00
May 4 – Worth Wray, Chief Economist and Global Macro Strategist for STA Wealth Management, explains how we almost saw a global financial crisis heading into this year, what stopped it, and the ultimate long-term costs this...
Dr. Ben Hunt on the Placebos of Monetary Policy
04/28/2016 - 02:00
Apr 28 – The primary instruments of monetary policy in 2016…are placebos,” says Ben Hunt PhD. In this podcast, Ben explains what this means for markets, under what conditions placebos fail to work, and the growing number of parallels between the 1930s and today.
2016 Market and Economic Outlook With Chris Puplava
04/27/2016 - 02:00
Apr 27 – PFS Group’s Chief Investment Officer, Chris Puplava, offers a detailed outlook of the US economy and explains why, if current trends continue, there are growing signs for a major market top this year and a possible US recession in 2017.
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Fundamentally Speaking – Just the Facts
04/23/2016 - 02:03
Apr 23 – This week on the Big Picture, Jim looks at what is driving the markets, which are up across the board, even with a slowing economy and corporate profits down. The falling dollar seems to be the key to improving liquidity and taking...
Stock Trader Almanac’s Jeffrey Hirsch on 8th Year Presidential Cycle, “Worst Six Months”
04/22/2016 - 02:00
Apr 22 – Jeffrey Hirsch of the highly popular Stock Trader’s Almanac gives an update on the bearish 8th Year Presidential Cycle (underway this year), whether it’s playing out as seen in the past, and why his company issued a sell signal on...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: The Only Game in Town – Central Banks, QE, Negative Rates and Helicopter Drops
04/16/2016 - 02:03
Apr 16 – This week on the Big Picture, Jim and John cover the only game in town; central banks. We read about economic weakness and that corporate profits have peaked, yet the Fed is still talking about raising rates this year.
Dr. George Mobus on Biophysical Economics, Money and Energy
04/15/2016 - 02:00
Apr 15 – Can money be thought of in terms of energy and the laws of thermodynamics? Dr. George Mobus, co-author of Principles of Systems Science and an associate professor at the University of Washington’s Institute of Technology, explains biophysical economics...
Jon Hartley on Real Time Macroeconomic Outlook
04/13/2016 - 02:00
Apr 13 – What is online web-scraped data from firms across the US saying about the economy? Real Time Macroeconomics LLC is a group of economic researchers and statisticians creating new economic indicators using online data such as...