Financial Sense Newshour on the Economy
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Cash Is Trash – More Bad News for Savers
03/28/2015 - 02:03
Mar 28 – In Jim’s first Big Picture topic, “Cash Is Trash – More bad news for savers”, Jim lays out the scenario that the low interest rate world we live in is most likely going to be with us much longer, perhaps to the end of this decade or beyond.
Doug Hornig: Huge Developments Taking Place in Solar Power
03/26/2015 - 02:00
Mar 26 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Doug Hornig, Senior Editor at Casey Research. Doug and Cris discuss electricity consumption in America, which has plateaued due to demographics, conservation, and the rise of...
George Friedman: Flashpoints: The Emerging Crisis in Europe
03/24/2015 - 02:00
Mar 24 – Cris Sheridan welcomes George Friedman PhD, Founder and Chairman at Stratfor, a leader in the field of global intelligence. They discuss George’s new book, Flashpoints: The Emerging Crisis in Europe. The book examines...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Yellen Is Tellin: It Is Going to Be a Slow Slog
03/21/2015 - 02:03
Mar 21 – In the first Big Picture topic this week Jim analyzes the latest statement from Janet Yellen and the Federal Reserve. Jim and John discuss what it means for the economy, the markets, and for investors. The fact that the word “patient” was...
Felix Zulauf: Bull Market Has Further to Go, but Storm Clouds on the Horizon
03/20/2015 - 02:00
Mar 20 – Jim is pleased to welcome back Felix Zulauf, Founder and President of Zulauf Asset Management AG in Zug, Switzerland and a member of Barron’s Roundtable for over 20 years. In a wide-ranging discussion...
Jeffrey Saut: A Manic Depressive Market So Far in 2015
03/19/2015 - 02:00
Mar 19 – Jim welcomes back Jeffrey Saut, Chief Investment Strategist at Raymond James Financial. Jeff mentions how Mr. Market can be very emotional, and so far this year the wild swings have given us a manic depressive market.
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Deflation Wars
03/14/2015 - 02:03
Mar 14 – Jim’s first Big Picture topic this week is Deflation Wars. Jim and John discuss the global deflationary trend, the net result of massive debt accumulation. Jim explains why there are no signs of inflation or hyperinflation...
Richard Duncan: How Governments Are Using QE to Magically Wipe Away Their Debts
03/06/2015 - 03:00
Mar 6 – Cris Sheridan welcomes back Richard Duncan, Chief Economist at Blackhorse Asset Management in Singapore. Richard explains why quantitative easing is a form of debt cancellation and the number one...
Daniel Alpert on Why the U.S. and Global Economy Face Long-Term Deflation
High Debt Overhang Persists in Households and Governments Around the Globe
03/05/2015 - 03:00
Mar 5 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Daniel Alpert, Managing Partner at Westwood Capital and author of The Age of Oversupply: Confronting the Greatest Challenge to the Global Economy. Daniel shares his outlook for...
Clif Droke: Major Breakout in “New Economy Index” Bodes Well for Market
New Economy Index Has Called All the Recessions and Soft Patches in Last 15 Years
03/03/2015 - 03:00
Mar 3 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Clif Droke, Market Analyst and publisher of the Momentum Strategies Report since 1997. Clif talks about the stocks comprising his New Economy Index, its recent breakout, and why he thinks...
Author Barry Eichengreen on “Hall of Mirrors: The Great Depression, The Great Recession, and the Uses-and Misuses-of History”
Lessons From The Great Depression and the Lehman Brothers Collapse
02/25/2015 - 03:00
Feb 25 – Jim welcomes Barry Eichengreen to discuss his new book, “Hall of Mirrors”. The two great financial crises of the past century are the Great Depression of the 1930s and the Great Recession, which began in 2008.
Steven Ricchiuto: Deflation Part of New Economic World Order
Raising Rates Prematurely a Major Mistake
02/24/2015 - 03:00
Feb 24 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Steven Ricchiuto, Chief US Economist for Mizuho Securities USA Inc. Steven argues that the Federal Reserve forecasts are too optimistic. The Fed has been forecasting an accelerating economy...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Four Macro Factors for a Major Turn-Around
Also, “Five Ways to Get 5%”
02/21/2015 - 03:03
Feb 21 – In Jim’s first Big Picture topic this week, Jim looks at four macro factors that could lead a major turnaround. Jim had forecasted another good year with more bumps and volatility than last year.
Marc Chandler on Negative Interest Rates, Grexit, and Oil
Underlying Fundamentals in Oil Market Haven’t Changed
02/20/2015 - 03:00
Feb 20 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Marc Chandler, author and Global Head of Currency Strategy at Brown Brothers Harriman. Marc discusses the reasons behind the negative interest rate trend in many European countries.
Brian Pretti: The Fed Needs to Reload But Is Facing a Multitude of Cross Currents
Sovereign Balance Sheets Are Deteriorating
02/19/2015 - 03:00
Feb 19 – Jim welcomes back Brian Pretti CFA, Managing Editor at ContraryInvestor.com. Brian and Jim take a detailed looks at the issues facing the Federal Reserve, as it moves closer to raising interest rates, however...
Robert Rapier on Oil Bottom, Economic Impacts, and 2015 Energy Predictions
Last Year 100% of Robert Rapier's Energy Predictions Came True
02/18/2015 - 03:00
Feb 18 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Robert Rapier, director of alternative-fuels technology for Advanced Green Innovations LLC. Robert and Cris take a look at his predictions for this year when it comes to oil...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Last Year’s Major Surprises – This Year’s Major Problems
Also, “Megatrends – Part II”
02/14/2015 - 03:03
Feb 14 – In the first Big Picture topic this week, Jim notes the two big surprises last year, the significant drop in oil prices, and the unexpected drop in interest rates. Sometimes too much of...
Bill Fleckenstein: Still Not Time to Short the Market - Wait for QE4
Can the Fed Maintain Credibility With the Markets?
02/13/2015 - 03:00
Feb 13 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Bill Fleckenstein, author, columnist and president of Fleckenstein Capital. Bill comments that we could easily see another 15-20% correction in the market but that the Fed will...
Dr. Woody Brock: How Shale Collapsed the OPEC Cartel and Why It Will Lead to Chaos
Will QE in Europe Work?
02/12/2015 - 03:00
Feb 12 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Dr. Woody Brock, Founder and President of Strategic Economic Decisions. Dr. Brock explains why the collapse of OPEC will lead to chaos in the oil market. He also comments on...
Dr. Jim Walker: Abenomics Can’t Work in Japan
China 2015 Growth Estimated at 3-5% in Real Terms
02/11/2015 - 03:00
Feb 11 – Jim welcomes back Dr. Jim Walker, Founder and Managing Director of Asianomics Limited in Hong Kong. They discuss the macroeconomic outlook for Asia, specifically Japan and China, as well as...