Financial Sense Newshour on the Economy

  • Craig Johnson: Stocks Still in a Structural Bull Market 05/20/2017 - 02:00

    May 20 – Piper Jaffray’s Craig Johnson tells Financial Sense Newshour that the US stock market is in a long-term structural bull market and names a number of factors for why he thinks it will last another 5-10 years. Then, we speak to Gene...

  • 2020: The Year of Widespread Disruption 05/12/2017 - 02:00

    May 12 – An independent think tank has just released a new report predicting widespread disruption of the auto, oil, gas, and various other industries (and regions) to begin around the year 2020. We speak with the report’s lead authors about their thought-provoking report...

  • Intensity Corporation: Using Cutting Edge AI to Predict the Next Recession – Current Target Date: March 2019 05/11/2017 - 02:00

    May 11 – What happens when you apply big data, machine learning, and a team of highly talented data scientists and engineers to track the US business cycle? Intensity Corporation Vice Presidents Ray Bamford and Irina Telyukova discuss...

  • Stratfor’s Reva Goujon: US Too Late on North Korea 05/04/2017 - 02:00

    May 4 – Reva Goujon, VP of Global Analysis at Stratfor, discusses fears over US protectionism, Trump’s possible invocation of the “national security card” for reducing imports from certain countries, and why there are no good options...

  • Rawlson King on Biometrics in the Healthcare Industry 05/03/2017 - 02:00

    May 3 – Fraud, waste and human error are major problems in the healthcare industry. Companies are trying to combat this by using fingerprints, palm scanners, iris recognition, and a new suite of emerging biometric technologies able to...

  • Real Estate – Are We Close to Another Bubble and Should You Sell? 05/01/2017 - 02:00

    May 1 – For most Americans, their home represents their largest asset. Thus, with real estate prices rising at a pretty good clip and almost back to where they were at the peak, the big question is, should you sell? Jim answers this...

  • Chris Puplava on Passive vs. Active Debate, Taking Chips Off the Table 04/28/2017 - 02:00

    Apr 28 – As trillions of dollars flow into passively managed index funds, Chris Puplava, Chief Operating Officer of PFS Group, points out that one of the popular market indices in the world, the S&P 500, is the second most expensive...

  • 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...

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