Market Focus: Global/International

Recent Newshours on Global Issues

  • Marin Katusa: Is There Hope in the Uranium Sector? Apr 15

    Jim welcomes Marin Katusa, Senior Market Strategist at Casey Research. Marin and Jim look at the struggling uranium sector, and Marin offers some reasons for optimism. He notes that a return to a bull market is waiting for Japan to restart its idle reactors. The high cost of electricity from other sources is damaging the Japanese economy, and...

  • Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Where the Credit Runs Through It Apr 05

    The first Big Picture topic this week is “Where the Credit Runs Through It”. Jim discusses how the LEI’s are turning up after a very cold winter, and how lower inflation is acting as an economic stimulus as the economy improves. He notes that the recovery is reaching a stage where credit is starting to move again, and he analyzes the ways in which credit growth will affect the economy going forward.

  • Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: As Good As It Gets – And It’s Getting Better Mar 29

    Jim’s first Big Picture topic this week focuses on the on-again, off-again nature of the economic recovery, what has caused it, and what Jim sees ahead for this year. He notes the gridlock in Washington as a positive for the economy, as well as lower commodity prices, and greater business investment, among other factors.

  • James Bianco: The Best of Times; The Worst of Times Mar 28

    Jim is pleased to welcome back James A. Bianco, President of Bianco Research, LLC, an Arbor Research & Trading, LLC affiliate. Jim sees crosscurrents affecting the economy and the markets currently. He believes the weather had an effect on the economy in the first quarter, and activity should rebound in Q2.


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