Newshour on Global/International Issues
Martin Armstrong: Major Turning Point Coming in October – Peak in the Economic Confidence Model
Jan 23 – Cris Sheridan welcomes back Martin Armstrong of ArmstrongEconomics.com. Cris and Martin cover a variety of macroeconomic topics, starting with the debut of QE in Europe this week. Martin believes it won’t be...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Double, Double, Toil & Trouble – Then a Bubble
Jan 17 – This week on the Big Picture, Jim gives his annual outlook for the global economy and the markets. Jim starts by mentioning the positive tailwinds heading into this year; low interest rates, low inflation, oil prices...
Technician Robin Griffiths: U.S. Still the Safe Haven for Global Investment – Dollar Rally to Continue
Jan 17 – Jim welcomes back noted technician Robin Griffiths, Technical Strategist at Cazenove Capital in London. Robin sees U.S. stocks as not cheap, but believes they can go higher. He also sees the dollar rally continuing...
Kevin Kerr: The High Cost of Low Oil Prices
Jan 14 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Kevin Kerr of Kerr Trading International. Kevin has been trading commodities professionally over 20 years. Kevin and Cris discuss the dramatic slide in the price of oil, and how low it could continue.
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Forecast 2015 – The Consensus
Jan 10 – In the first Big Picture program for the new year, Jim takes a look at the consensus of what the experts are saying about the year ahead. Will the consensus be right or wrong? Will the bull market continue? Stay tuned...
Satyajit Das: Financial Markets Not Pricing In Risk
Jan 9 – Jim welcomes Satyajit Das, author, journalist and commentator at EconoMonitor. Das sees the financial headwinds starting to build, and doesn’t believe the markets have adequately priced in risk. They discuss some of those headwinds, and...
Ned Schmidt: Gold Bears Will Be an Endangered Species in 2015
Jan 6 – Jim welcomes back Ned Schmidt CFA, Publisher of The Value View Gold & The Agri-Food Value View Reports. Ned joins Jim to discuss both the gold and agriculture markets. Ned notes that gold recently made 52 week highs in both the...
Joel Kurtzman: Unleashing the Second American Century: Four Forces for Economic Dominance
Jan 3 – In a special reprise holiday edition of the Big Picture, Jim welcomes author Joel Kurtzman, Senior Fellow at the Milken Institute and author of the new book “Unleashing the Second American Century: Four Forces for Economic Dominance”...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: On the Record (Part 2)
Jan 3 – In part-two of a special year-end On The Record interview, John interviews Jim on an array of economic topics as well as his own philosophy on investing. In this segment, John asks Jim what makes him different as an investment advisor, and why...
Steve Forbes on His New Book - Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy – and What We Can Do About It
Jan 1 – In a special reprise holiday edition of FS Insider, Jim welcomes back Steve Forbes, Chairman, CEO & Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media to discuss his new book about money. Few topics are as misunderstood today as the subject of money. In his book...
OMFIF’s David Marsh: Worldwide Shift by Central Banks Into Stock Market
Dec 31 – In a special reprise holiday edition of FS Insider, Cris Sheridan welcomes David Marsh, co-founder and Managing Director at the OMFIF (Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum) in London, who notes that thirty to forty central banks worldwide...
Martin Armstrong: War Cycle to Begin by 2016
Dec 30 – In a special reprise holiday edition of FS Insider, Jim welcomes Martin Armstrong of ArmstrongEconomics.com. Martin and Jim cover a wide array of macroeconomic and geopolitical topics. Martin sees the US becoming more isolated...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: On The Record Part 1
Dec 27 – In part-one of a special year-end On The Record interview, Jim and John cover many economic and investment topics, including Jim’s views on peak oil, how the financial industry has changed since Jim started over 30 years ago...
Marc Chandler: Three Major Themes Driving Global Markets
Dec 24 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Marc Chandler, Author and Global Head of Currency Strategy at Brown Brothers Harriman. Marc and Cris discuss the three main long-term themes shaping the global market: divergence in monetary policies, falling...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: 2014 - A Year of Surprises
Dec 20 – In this special edition of the Big Picture, Jim and John look back at 2014, a “Year of Surprises”. Jim had predicted a good year with some bumps, but there were also an amazing amount of economic and geopolitical twists and turns in 2014...
Rawlson King on Biometrics: The Next Multi-Billion Global Industry
Dec 18 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Rawlson King, Contributing Editor at BiometricUpdate.com. Cris and Rawlson talk about the latest developments and trends in the biometric technology space, which Biometric Research Group estimates to reach $15 billion by 2015.
Peter Boockvar: The End Game – Central Bankers Going “All In” to Maintain Asset Prices
Dec 12 – Jim welcomes Peter Boockvar, Managing Director and Chief Market Analyst at The Lindsey Group LLC. Peter and Jim focus their discussion on market valuations. Peter sees nearly all asset prices as overvalued, with the bond market the most extreme case. Peter believes that we are in the final act of the central bankers ability to maintain high levels of asset prices.
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: The New World Oil Order
Dec 6 – In Jim’s first Big Picture topic, he explores what has changed since July, when the price of WTI crude was $107 a barrel and is now selling in the $66 range. Has the world changed that much in five months? Jim looks at global economic growth rates, as well as the global supply of oil. He also discusses the critical topic of a shifting power structure in energy.
Brian Pretti: Central Banks Are Afraid to Let Asset Prices Fall
Dec 5 – Jim welcomes back Brian Pretti CFA, Managing Editor of ContraryInvestor.com. Brian and Jim cover a range of macroeconomic topics including the recent weakness in the price of oil. They discuss the benefits to the consumer of cheaper gasoline versus the threat to the domestic energy industry, and it’s great run of creating well-paying jobs over the last five years.
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: The Swiss Gold Initiative With Luzi Stamm, Member of the Swiss National Council
Nov 29 – In a reprise edition of the Big Picture from last summer, Jim speaks exclusively with Luzi Stamm, member of the Swiss National Council, and one of the leaders of The Swiss Gold Initiative (the vote takes place November 30th). The initiative will mandate no more sales of Swiss gold by the government...