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Chris Puplava
01/23/2015 - 15:18
The call I made last year that the ECB would engage in a full-scale stimulus program proved early and it's now clear much of the delay had to do with pacifying German opposition through a number of closed-door meetings. However, it is this delayed...
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FS Staff
01/22/2015 - 16:03
In a recent Financial Sense Newshour podcast, Jeffrey Saut, the Chief Investment Strategist at Raymond James, made a very bullish case for US stocks and said that slowing global growth has much less of an impact on the US than people think...
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FS Staff
01/20/2015 - 16:03
Saturday's market technician, the well-respected Robin Griffiths, says stocks may be starting to top and expects a bear market in the second half of this year. He also comments on gold, oil, utilities, and global markets.
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Chris Puplava
01/16/2015 - 08:18
Gold and the Yen appear to be strengthening together and given how oversold both are this countertrend move could have some near-term legs to it. With the recent Swiss National Bank announcement to remove the cap to the Euro, this is also adding...
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Chris Puplava
01/14/2015 - 15:08
While investors have not had to worry about sovereign defaults in Europe and other parts of the world in several years, there appears to be mounting evidence that sovereign debt default concerns will be picking up meaningfully in the coming months...
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FS Staff
01/13/2015 - 15:23
While numerous analysts have recently issued caution on our show, citing a number of parallels between today and events that precipitated back-to-back crises during 1997 and 1998, Piper Jaffray’s Craig Johnson tells Financial Sense Newshour, “We’re...
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Chris Puplava
01/12/2015 - 15:53
While higher stock prices are often cited as the biggest beneficiary of the Fed’s several rounds of quantitative easing (QE), a lesser cited beneficiary has been overall market volatility and the credit markets. With each round of QE and/or...
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FS Staff
01/09/2015 - 16:36
Ned Schmidt believes hundreds of billions of US dollars being sold to buy Chinese stocks will crumble the greenback; Jeff Christian believes gold's secular bull market will continue this year; Don Coxe says greatest threat to stocks is another...
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Matthew Kerkhoff
01/07/2015 - 09:54
With short rates held at zero, continued declines in the yield on longer dated maturities are acting to flatten the yield curve. In the chart below, the red line shows the current state of the yield curve. The black "trail" shows where the yield...
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Cris Sheridan
01/05/2015 - 17:15
The dollar continues to climb higher as capital floods to the U.S. This means lower commodity prices and lower inflation. Marc Chandler, well known foreign exchange analyst and frequent guest to the show, explained to us in 2014 why this may be a...

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