Financial Sense Newshour on the Economy
When Things Get Crazy, Don’t Get Lazy – Focus on Risk!
04/22/2017 - 02:03
Apr 22 – Jn today’s Big Picture, Jim Puplava covers three extremely important topics that every investor should understand: 1) Risk—understanding it, recognizing when it is increasing, and how to mitigate it from decimating your...
Tom McClellan on May Top, June Swoon, and “Mother of All Rallies”
04/22/2017 - 02:00
Apr 22 – Where’s the market headed? You’ll definitely want to hear what well-known technician Tom McClellan of McClellan Market Report has to say as he makes the case for a strong rally into next month, followed by a June correction...
Andrew Zatlin: Trump’s Time Window Closing as Business Sentiment Shifts
04/21/2017 - 02:00
Apr 21 – The massive gap between hard and soft data has now started to narrow with soft data (consumer and business sentiment) pulling back after Trump’s inability to achieve healthcare reform and, possibly, other widely-anticipated...
Macro Market Philosophy and the Rise of Populism
04/20/2017 - 02:00
Apr 20 – To truly understand the behavior of the market and its ultimate drivers, one must have the correct philosophical framework. Tyler Kling at Macro Ops (Twitter: @MacroOps) goes in-depth with FS Insider to discuss investor behavior in...
Geopolitical Update: North Korea, Turkey, and Europe in the Spotlight
04/19/2017 - 02:00
Apr 19 – Recent geopolitical events have set markets on edge and Jacob Shapiro, Director of Analysis at Geopolitical Futures, discusses the threat level posed by North Korea under Kim Jong Un, recent developments in Turkey, and ongoing problems in the European Union.
Are the Credit Markets Signaling Trouble Ahead?
04/15/2017 - 02:03
Apr 15 – Credit demand has been weak this recovery. The big puzzle right now is, with optimism at record levels along with the stock market, why is credit demand starting to fall? Despite business and consumer optimism, it hasn't translated into...
Microsoft’s Hololens Is an Absolute Game Changer
04/14/2017 - 02:00
Apr 14 – If you haven’t yet heard about Microsoft’s new mixed-reality headset called the Hololens—listen up—because it’s going to be an absolute game changer! Financial Sense discusses this new device, which the public is just now...
Matthew Kerkhoff on “Trump Rally,” Yield Curve, and Economy
04/13/2017 - 02:00
Apr 13 – Many refer to the what’s taken place in the US stock market since Trump’s election as the “Trump rally,” but, according to Matthew Kerkhoff at Model Investing, the true driver behind stocks is reflation (higher growth and inflation)...
Brexit Moves Forward But Has European Populism Stepped Back?
04/12/2017 - 02:00
Apr 12 – UK Prime Minister Theresa May has officially started UK’s exit from the European Union, a.k.a. Brexit. This has never been done before and Stratfor’s Senior Europe Analyst, Adriano Bosoni, joins FS Insider today to discuss what we...
Banks Are Making Money – Why Aren’t You?
04/08/2017 - 02:03
Apr 8 – Today’s Big Picture is broken up into three topics: 1) How banks are making money but this is not being passed along to bank depositors through savings accounts. Why is that and will that change as the Fed raises interest rates?
Gary Dorsch and Marc Chandler – Fed Concerned About US Stock Market
04/08/2017 - 02:00
Apr 8 – After this week’s wrap-up with Ryan Puplava, we are joined by Gary Dorsch of Global Money Trends who explains why the Fed is getting concerned and why, he thinks, the stock market is in the process of peaking. Then, afterwards...
Why Fed Rate Hikes May Actually Boost the Economy – Blackrock View
04/07/2017 - 02:00
Apr 7 – According to Blackrock, consumers hold in excess of $11 trillion in deposits and money market funds, which currently earn little to nothing. On today’s podcast, Gargi Chaudhuri, a macro strategist at Blackrock, explains their outlook on Fed...
Beasts of War – Autonomous Weapons Systems and the Road Ahead
04/06/2017 - 07:08
Apr 6 – We are joined today by Heather Roff (@HMRoff), a senior research fellow at the University of Oxford as well as a research scientist at ASU’s Global Security Initiative, to discuss killer robots, AI, the concerns among governments and...
Renaissance Macro’s Neil Dutta on US Economic Outlook
04/05/2017 - 02:00
Apr 5 – Neil Dutta, head of economics at Renaissance Macro, joins FS Insider today to discuss credit conditions, concerns over the subprime auto market, US housing, hard vs soft data with consumer spending, corporate profits, the US dollar...
Dave Nicoski: Global Markets Firing on All Cylinders
04/01/2017 - 02:00
Apr 1 – Dave Nicoski of Vermilion Technical Research explains how global markets are now in sync with international stocks performing well and investors pouring money into index ETFs. Dave discusses the strongest and weakest areas of the market...
Book Interview: WSJ Guide to the 50 Economic Indicators That Really Matter
03/30/2017 - 08:49
Mar 30 – FS Insider speaks with co-authors Simon Constable and Robert White on their book, The WSJ Guide to the 50 Economic Indicators That Really Matter, on the difference between leading, lagging, and coincident indicators; the reason why savvy investors like Warren...
Housing Market Update With Rick Sharga
03/24/2017 - 02:00
Mar 24 – Today, we discuss home flipping, housing affordability, whether commercial real estate is in a bubble, and the outlook for the overall housing market this year and next with Rick Sharga from Ten-X, the largest online real estate...
Is Commercial Real Estate in a Bubble and Ready to Burst?
03/23/2017 - 02:00
Mar 23 – The commercial real estate market is massive—much larger than the housing market—and our next guest, Gordon Long at Macro Analytics, thinks the retail segment is in a bubble and ready to burst. If so, he argues, it will be much bigger and have more...
How Trump Could Eliminate the US National Debt
03/22/2017 - 02:00
Mar 22 - $20 trillion of US debt sounds like a lot and is, in fact, the largest in the world. Then again, the US is also the richest nation on the planet with the federal government owning trillions in assets in the form of land, mineral rights, untapped energy deposits, and...
Death of a Bull Market – Major Paradigm Shift
03/18/2017 - 02:03
Mar 18 – In today’s Big Picture podcast, Jim argues that we are at the end of the bull market in bonds with rising inflationary pressures and a turning point in global bond yields from their all-time lows last summer. He discusses the implications of this, what it means for investors...