Market Focus: Storm Watch
- Nov 26 Cutting Oil Production Will Not Solve OPEC’s Problems by Global Risk Insights
- Nov 25 Why Millennials Still Live at Home (It Isn’t Jobs, Student Debt, or Housing) by Michael Shedlock
- Nov 19 As the ‘Sanctions War’ Heats Up, Will Putin Play His Gold Card? by John Butler
- Nov 19 Forex Scandal Exposes Difficulty of Financial Regulation by Global Risk Insights
- Nov 18 Credit Markets Signaling Near-Term Caution by Chris Puplava
- Nov 14 The Unfolding Economic Crisis in Europe by Christopher Quigley
- Nov 14 Kissinger Warns of “Fatal Mistakes” on Sanctions, Russia, Cold War by Michael Shedlock
- Nov 11 Another Euro Crisis Could Derail Stocks by Chris Puplava
- Nov 07 Weekday Wrap-Up: Wealth (Inequality) Effects, Deflationary Shocks, and the Housing Market by FS Staff
- Nov 06 Euro Sinks as Draghi Sticks to Script by Marc Chandler
Professor Alexander Motyl on Putin’s Chess Game With the West and the Prospect of War
Nov 28 – In a special reprise edition of FS Insider, Cris Sheridan welcomes Alexander J. Motyl, Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University-Newark. Professor Motyl is a specialist on Ukraine, Russia, and the USSR, and on nationalism, revolutions and empires. He notes that Putin is calculated and responsive to cost-benefit analysis; therefore the U.S. and others should...
Satyajit Das: “Poker Bluff” - The European Economic Crisis Hasn’t Gone Away
Nov 27 – In a special reprise edition of FS Insider, Jim welcomes back Satyajit Das, author, journalist and commentator at EconoMonitor.com. Das discusses the European banking crisis, and asserts that the crisis hasn’t gone away and that the European Central Bank is currently engaged in...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Disinflation – The Battle Between Inflation and Deflation
Nov 22 – The first topic on the Big Picture this week is about the ongoing global battle between inflation and deflation. Despite trillions of dollars created by central banks, there are continuing reports of falling inflation around the globe.
Michael Pettis on Why We Need a New Global Monetary System
Nov 11 – Cris Sheridan, Senior Editor of Financial Sense welcomes Michael Pettis, a Beijing-based economic theorist and financial strategist. Professor Pettis explains why the world needs a new global monetary system and the conditions under which holding the world’s reserve currency are an exorbitant privilege vs. an exorbitant burden.
Market volatility and the breakdown of fundamental and technical indicators are only a few signs. There are others which are more subtle and not visible to the human eye—below the surface. They show up in bear-o-metric readings of the nation's money supply, credit expansion and the breakdown of corporate earnings. With all of these readings, we know that a storm is coming. The question is: "What kind will it be?"
—Jim Puplava, The Perfect Financial Storm Part 3