Newshour on Global/International Issues
Evelyn Garriss: North American Weather Being Shaped by El Niño, Volcanic Eruptions and the Hot Atlantic
May 28 – What does a “peek-a-boo” El Niño pattern, an “atmospheric river” in Texas and a volcanic eruption in Iceland have in common? They are all affecting the weather, and thus agricultural production, in North America.
Robert Quartermain of Pretivm Resources on Gold
May 26 - Cris Sheridan welcomes Robert Quartermain, President & CEO of Pretivm Resources. Bob and Cris discuss gold, gold mining and China. Bob also provides an update on his company Pretivm Resources...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: An Energy Roundtable - Featuring Robert Rapier, Kurt Wulff and Dan Steffens
May 23 - Will energy prices continue to recover back to old highs, or will they dip back to recent lows? This week on the Big Picture, Jim moderates an Energy Roundtable with Robert Rapier, Director of Alternative-Fuels Technology at...
Jean-Marie Eveillard: Finding Value Today Like a Needle in a Haystack
May 21 – Cris Sheridan welcomes legendary value investor Jean-Marie Eveillard, Senior Adviser at First Eagle Investment Management. Jean-Marie discusses the importance of value investing, and how few value investors there are even though...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Reflation – Ready or Not
May 16 – Jim’s first topic on the Big Picture this week is “Relation – Ready or Not”. Jim discusses the weak economic growth so far in the first half of 2015. He also explains why he thinks the deflationary trend is coming to an end, and why we may be moving toward a reflationary global environment in the second half of the year.
Grant Williams: Monsoon Region Will Be Epicenter of Global Economic Power for Decades to Come
May 15 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Grant Williams, Senior Advisor at Vulpes Investment Management in Singapore. Grant discusses the historical economic shifts in Asia and the future implications for the global economy. Starting around 1000 AD...
Axel Merk: Markets Increasingly Unpredictable – True Diversification Very Important
May 13 – Jim welcomes back Axel Merk, Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Merk Investments LLC. Axel and Jim discuss Federal Reserve policy, the dollar, gold, Europe and Asia, as well as specific currencies. Axel notes that the US...
Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Capture Your Data and Control Your World
May 8 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Bruce Schneier, Chief Technology Officer at Resilient Systems and author of Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World. Bruce writes “we are living in the golden age of surveillance” where...
Geopolitical Update With Stratfor’s Reva Bhalla: Greece Faces Real Crisis in July
May 6 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Reva Bhalla, VP of Global Analysis at Stratfor, to discuss some of the main geopolitical issues facing investors in the coming months with Greece, China, negotiations between the US and Iran, as well as...
Chris Puplava: Biggest Inflection Point for 2015 Happening Right Now
May 2 – This week Cris Sheridan interviews Chris Puplava. Chris believes the long predicted top in the USD is finally in, and the catalyst is a bottoming in global growth which is likely to have widespread investment implications.
John Mauldin on the “Economic Singularity” and Upcoming Investment Conference
Apr 28 – John Mauldin, Chairman of Mauldin Economics, talks about the “Economic Singularity” and the timeline for when he thinks large unpayable debts around the globe finally come home to roost. He also discusses...
Robin Griffiths: Potential Second Half Breakout, But US Markets Moving Into Bubble Territory
Apr 25 – Jim welcomes Robin Griffiths, Chief Technical Strategist at ECU Group in London. Robin’s work tells him that the US market is expensive, but not yet ready to move into a bear market. He notes the potential for a second half breakout, but as this is the third...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Financial Repression – Part II
Apr 25 – Jim’s first Big Picture topic this week is “Financial Repression – Part II”. The world is awash in an ocean of liquidity. And even though the Fed may, or may not, tighten this year, the rest of the developed world is printing money at a frantic pace...
David Nicoski: Fast Rotations Frustrating Investors, but Global Recoupling Is Bullish Trend
Apr 18 – Jim welcomes David Nicoski CMT, Director of Research at Vermilion Technical Research. Dave discusses the recoupling of foreign markets with the US. He notes that the rapid rotation of capital is confusing, but it’s a bullish sign for the global...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Financial Repression – The Greatest Wealth Transfer in History
In Jim’s first Big Picture topic, “Financial Repression – the greatest wealth transfer in history,” Jim discusses the current deliberate policy pursued by governments and central banks. Jim gives an historical background on financial repression, first seen...
Michael Lewitt: Negative Interest Rates Turning Capitalism on Its Head
Apr 15 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Michael Lewitt, Editor and Author of The Credit Strategist. Michael explains why never before seen negative interest rates are such a problem for the basic functioning of capitalism and why...
Kurt Kallaus: Bull Market Likely to Run Another 2-3 Years
Apr 14 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Kurt Kallaus, author of Exec Spec advisory newsletter and the KDelta trading model for stocks and all commodity futures. Kurt doesn’t believe the U.S. is on the verge of a recession and...
Ralph Acampora: We’re in a Corrective Phase Within a Secular Bull Market
Apr 11 – Jim welcomes back noted technician and market historian Ralph Acampora, Director of Tactical Investments at Altaira Wealth Management. Ralph sees the current environment as a corrective phase, in which you have to be more sector...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: On the Record
Apr 11 – This week on the Big Picture, John interviews Jim in a format they call On the Record. Some of the topics Jim addresses include why he is still bullish on the stock market, the potential for a recession in the US, and his views on energy and peak oil...
Neil Dutta: Growth Should Remain Close to 3% - Recession Likely Years Away
Apr 10 – Jim welcomes Neil Dutta, Head of U.S. Economics at Renaissance Macro Research. Despite the weaker than expected jobs number last week, Neil notes that the labor market has been steadily improving for the last 18 months. Neil and Jim also discuss...