Financial Sense Newshour on the Economy
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...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: On The Record
04/09/2016 - 02:03
Apr 9 – This week in the Big Picture, John interviews Jim in another edition of On The Record. Some of the topics this week include what has caused Jim to become more cautious on the economy and the markets, why he has shifted his position on...
Dan Wantrobski: After Market Washout, Look for Break-Out of Next Reflationary Bull Market Cycle
04/09/2016 - 02:00
Apr 9 – Jim welcomes Dan Wantrobski CMT, Chief Technical Strategist at New Albion Partners. Dan believes we have been in a stealth bear market in time, not price, for two years and he is expecting a final washout, or market capitulation...
Matthew Bey on AI, Artificial Neural Networks
04/08/2016 - 02:00
Apr 8 – Stratfor’s Matthew Bey discusses the recent breakthroughs in artificial intelligence using neural networks, why this is an important technological and scientific shift in how we view AI, and the potential impacts it may have...
Satyajit Das on His New Book: The Age of Stagnation
04/07/2016 - 02:00
Apr 7 – Cris welcomes Satyajit Das to discuss his new book, The Age of Stagnation: Why Perpetual Growth is Unattainable and the Global Economy is in Peril. Das believes the global economy is entering an era of protracted stagnation...
Don Coxe: Gold’s Performance May Be Linked to Rising Cynicism and Fear
04/01/2016 - 02:00
Apr 1 – Jim welcomes back Don Coxe, Chairman of Coxe Advisors LLP. Don has more than 40years of institutional investment experience in Canada and the US. Don and Jim cover a wide range of issues as usual, from the price of gold and...
CEO of CardHub: Americans Racking Up Credit Card Debt at Unsustainable Levels – Something Has to Give
03/31/2016 - 02:00
Mar 31 — Odysseas Papadimitriou, the CEO of CardHub, shares the details of their latest study examining the accelerating increase in credit card debt levels and why he thinks this is unsustainable and could “spiral out of control.”
Milan Zeleny on the Living, Adaptive Organism We Call the Global Economy
03/30/2016 - 02:00
Mar 30 – Milan Zeleny, Professor of Management Systems at Fordham University, discusses the machine/organism dichotomy in thinking about the economy and the wide-ranging implications this has, both intended and unintended...
OECD's William White: Monetary Policy Has Failed and Economists Are Making a "Profound Ontological Error"
03/26/2016 - 02:03
Mar 26 – In a special edition of the Big Picture, we are airing Cris Sheridan’s compelling FS Insider interview with William White, chairman of the Economic and Development Review Committee of the OECD and former chief economist at the Bank for...
Technician Gary Dorsch: Fed Likely to Raise Rates Several Times This Year
03/26/2016 - 02:00
Mar 26 – Jim welcomes back technician Gary Dorsch, editor of Global Money Trends. Gary sees the markets still trading in step with crude oil, as both have rebounded nicely from January and February lows this year. He believes the Fed will raise rates ...
Jeremy Luedi on the Unintended Consequences of the Green Wall of China
03/25/2016 - 02:00
Mar 25 – Jeremy Luedi, a Senior Analyst at Global Risks Insights, speaks about the growing problem of desertification in China, which is causing environmental, economic and political problems. He explains how 30 years ago the Chinese planted 60...
Woody Brock: Negative Interest Rates a 'Serious Catastrophe'
03/23/2016 - 02:00
Mar 23 – Dr. Woody Brock, renowned economist, and President of the economic research and consulting firm Strategic Economic Decisions (SED), explains why QE monetary policies by the Federal Reserve and other central banks failed to...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: The Fed: Fragility and Limitations – The Glass Economy
03/19/2016 - 02:03
Mar 19 – In the first Big Picture topic this week, Jim and John discuss this week’s Federal Reserve meeting, and why it decided to scale back on its predictions for normalizing rate policy. It seems the data were not cooperating, and Jim discusses what...
John Graham: CFOs See Clouds on the Horizon
03/18/2016 - 02:00
Mar 18 – Professor John Graham discusses the recent Duke CFO Global Business Outlook, the key risks that CFOs are watching that could tip the US and globe into recession, expectations for hiring, earnings performance, and why...