Newshour on Global/International Issues
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...
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...