Newshour on Global/International Issues
Richard Dickson on Technicals; Todd Mariano on European Elections, Policy Outlook
Feb 18 – Ryan Puplava covers this week’s events, Richard Dickson, Senior Market Strategist at Lowry Research, discusses his technical outlook on the market, and Todd Mariano, Senior Policy Analyst at Renaissance Macro Research, discusses...
Michael Pettis on Capital Flows and Debt Crises
Feb 17 – Today, we resume our conversation with Michael Pettis where he discusses how large concentrations of capital into a single market—as we see in the US today—often resolve with an eventual debt crisis and soaring unemployment.
Michael Pettis: Most People, Including Trump, Don’t Understand How Global Trade Works
Feb 16 – When it comes to global trade, most people—including President Trump—don’t understand how it operates, says Michael Pettis, author of The Great Rebalancing. In today’s podcast, Michael explains why many of the fears surrounding...
Global Warming – LEIs Heating Up; Petro Business Cycle, Part 3
Feb 11 – The global economy is heating up and, when it comes to the world’s largest economy, the US, nearly 80% of leading economic indicators are now in an upswing, notes Jim Puplava in today’s Big Picture podcast. Is this a good thing...
Callum Thomas: Building Case for New Bull Market in Commodities
Feb 10 – Callum Thomas of Topdowncharts.com discusses the global macro backdrop 2016 vs. today, the three C’s defining the current investment environment—China, Commodities, and Currencies—and then focuses on the investment...
ECRI’s Lakshman: US Economy Experiencing Another Growth Phase
Feb 9 – For two years, the US and global economy was caught in a growth slowdown, which narrowly averted recession last year. Today, however, Lakshman Achuthan, co-founder of the Economic Cycle Research Institute (ECRI), says...
Market Outlook With Robin Griffiths and Marc Chandler
Jan 28 – After this week’s Market Wrap-Up, Robin Griffiths, Chief Technical Strategist at the ECU Group in London, joins us on today’s podcast to give his outlook on the global financial markets, particularly the US in the wake of Trump’s win and the strong stock market rally...
Trump Constraints and China Risks
Jan 27 – Jacob Shapiro, Director of Analysis at Geopolitical Futures, explains their framework for geopolitical analysis and prediction in the context of potential trade wars between the US, China, and other countries.
Kurt Kallaus on US and Global Economic Outlook
Jan 26 – Kurt Kallaus of ExecSpec offers an extensive overview of the US economy and various sectors, including areas of improvement, main risks and threats moving forward, and how he’s invested based on his outlook.
The War on Cash
Jan 25 – Norbert Haering, a financial journalist, economist, and author of “The Abolition of Cash and the Consequences,” has conducted an extensive investigation into the companies and organizations behind the war on cash.
India and the Cashless Society
Jan 4 – Just two months ago, the second largest nation in the world, India, banned the most common forms of cash from being used. Jeremy Luedi, a Senior Analyst at Global Risks Insights, gives the details and explains some of the...
Woody Brock on Trump Proposals, Bond Outlook
Dec 30 – Dr. Woody Brock, author of the must-read book American Gridlock and President of Strategic Economic Decisions, joins FS Insider to discuss his thoughts on Trump’s policy proposals, how they relate to his 2012 book on how to solve...
2016: A Year of Surprises
Dec 24 – As a real-time barometer of economic and financial anxiety, the double-digit plunge in global markets at the start of 2016 reflected nothing but pessimism on the part of investors. The US and global economy were slowing...
Chris Puplava on US Dollar Bubble, China Capital Outflows
Dec 23 – Chris Puplava, Chief Investment Officer at PFS Group, discusses the growing problem of capital outflows from China, how this is helping to bid the dollar higher, in addition to a number of other trends strategists...
Greg Weldon: Market Faces ‘Large Margin of Error’ With Global Stresses Intensifying
Dec 22 – Greg Weldon of Weldon Financial gives his outlook on the US employment picture, gold, the dollar, interest rates, oil, China and more and says that markets are facing a ‘large margin of error’ with a number of global...
Marc Chandler: Dollar’s Bull Run Not Over; Euro Likely Heading Lower
Dec 15 – Marc Chandler, Global Head of Currency Strategy at Brown Brothers Harriman, is one of the most widely respected and sought after currency experts in the world. Today, he shares his outlook with FS Insider on the US dollar...
Global Paradigm Shift; Economy: Fact and Fiction
Dec 10 – In today’s Big Picture podcast, Jim discusses the tumultuous forces driving a populous backlash against globalism and why this represents a paradigm shift filled with big upsets and changing investment behavior.
Neil Dutta on US Economic Outlook, Risks of “Too Much Fiscal Stimulus”
Dec 8 – Renaissance Macro’s Neil Dutta joins FS Insider to discuss his outlook and assessment of US manufacturing, the service sector, housing, wage growth, employment, the wider global economy, and the risks coming from too much fiscal...
Stratfor’s Reva Goujon: Major Geopolitical Changes Coming in 2017
Dec 2 – Reva Goujon, VP of Global Analysis at Stratfor, discusses the potential implications of a Trump presidency in terms of trade, geopolitics, and foreign policy. She also goes through the major events and potential stress points for...
Andrew Scott on "The 100-Year Life: Living and Working in an Age of Longevity”
Nov 29 – Jim welcomes Professor Andrew Scott, Professor of Economics at the London Business School, and co-author of The 100-Year Life. Professor Scott notes that with every new decade, lifespan is now increasing by 2-3 years, and a child born in 2007 has a 50%...