Newshour on Global/International Issues
Satyajit Das: Ominous Parallels Between Greece and Puerto Rico
Jul 23 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Satyajit Das, Author, Journalist and Commentator at EconoMonitor.com. In part one of an in-depth discussion, Das looks at the growing problem of debt, and how it is increasing faster than...
David Marsh: Global Institutions Investing to Escape the “Tyranny” of Negative Interest Rates
Jul 21 – David Marsh joins Cris to discuss the OMFIF’s 2015 Global Public Investor Report, “Real Assets For the Real Economy”. The report surveys the investment behavior of 500 large institutions around the globe...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: The Message
Jul 18 – The first Big Picture topic this week is The Message. This refers to Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony on Capitol Hill this week. The big question continues to be when will The Federal Reserve begin to raise interest rates.
Gold Market Update With Jeff Christian
Jul 16 – Greece is facing yet another crisis. China’s economy is slowing and their markets just crashed. On top of that, there’s always the fear of a major financial crisis just around the corner. Yet, with all these things safe haven demand for gold...
Eoin Treacy: Greek Outcome Either Means Continued Easing or Accelerated Easing in Europe
Jul 15 – Will problems with Greece bring down the global financial system? Eoin Treacy, Global Strategist and CEO at FullerTreacyMoney.com, weighs in with his thoughts and says, ultimately, the European Central Bank will...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Energy – The Era of Calm Markets Has Come to an End
Jul 11 – In the first Big Picture topic this week, Jim looks at how the tectonic plates have shifted over recent years in the energy markets. The shale revolution in the US, combined with slower global growth has brought the era of...
Robin Griffiths: Blue Chip US Stocks Safer Bet Than Treasuries – But Look to China and India for Growth
Jul 11 – Jim welcomes back Robin Griffiths, Chief Technical Strategist at ECU Group in London. Robin sees the trend of a strong dollar continuing, but believes that US blue chip dividend stocks will offer less volatility going forward than bonds...
Kim Wallace: Greece Unlikely to Exit – There Is No Alternative to Europe
Jul 9 – What is next for Greece, as it reels from crisis to crisis? Jim welcomes Kim Wallace, Head of Washington Policy Research at Renaissance Macro. Even though the Greek people voted “no” and are very unhappy with the last...
Book Interview With Worth Wray: A Great Leap Forward?
Jul 3 – China is going to shake the world. Will you be ready? The world’s second largest economy is on the edge of a great transformation… or an epic disaster. It has enormous implications for the global economy either way.
Steve Hanke: Greek Problems Going to Get Worse, Not Better
Jul 1 – Greece has been in a deep depression since the financial crisis began and the future now looks even darker. Cris welcomes Steve Hanke, Professor of Applied Economics at Johns Hopkins University and a former Senior Economist on...
Update on Greece With Frances Coppola
Jun 26 – Greece, like so many other nations and governments after the 2008 financial crisis, received a series of large bailouts as its economy sank into disarray. Now, years later, Greece’s creditors are asking for those loans to be paid back...
Book Interview: “Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World”
Jun 25 – Exponential technology is having a major impact on our world. Steven Kotler likens it to an asteroid hitting the earth, “extinguishing the large and lumbering” and “clearing a giant path for the quick and nimble.”
Dr. Gary Shilling: The Era of Slow Growth Is Not Over – 30 Year Treasury Bond Could Hit 2%
Jun 24 – Despite the Federal Reserve’s forecasts of 4% growth since 2012, the reality has been in the 2% range. Jim welcomes back A. Gary Shilling PhD, President of A Gary Shilling & Company. Gary believes that 2% growth is likely...
Puru Saxena: Still Bullish on Chinese Stocks – But Not as Cheap as Last Year
Jun 17 – The nature of the Chinese stock market is highly speculative, according to Puru Saxena. A typical pattern is a parabolic move up, followed by a parabolic crash down. Puru is watching the Chinese equity market carefully...
Ralph Acampora: Tide Not Lifting All Boats – You Must Be Stock & Sector Specific
Jun 6 – While the market has been going sideways all year, some stocks and sectors have done well, while others have lagged behind. Jim welcomes legendary technician Ralph Acampora, Director of Tactical Investments at Altaira Wealth Management. Ralph believes you need to be selective in this market, and sees...
Pierre Lassonde: Gold at a Tipping Point; China Key to New Bull Market
Jun 5 – Is the nearly four year bear market in gold finally coming to an end? Cris welcomes Pierre Lassonde, Chairman of Franco-Nevada Corporation, who believes gold is at a tipping point. Pierre tells Cris why he believes China is key...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: San Andreas – Financial Fault Lines in the Bond Market
May 30 – Jim’s Big Picture topic is about a big issue, the bond market, and the potential San Andreas-size financial fault lines that could strike the bond market with little or no warning. Jim explores the lack of liquidity in the bond market, and notes...
Louis-Vincent Gave: Small Margin of Error in US Equities – More Exciting Stories in Asia
May 29 – Asia has underperformed the US equity market over the last five years, even with the Chinese stock market doubling in the last year. This trend may be changing, according to Louis-Vincent Gave, CEO of GaveKal...
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...