Market Focus: Storm Watch
- Apr 24 U.S. Hegemony, Global Flashpoints, and Military Spending by Monty Guild Tony Danaher
- Apr 24 Global Growth Is Picking Up – So Are Geopolitical Tensions by Bill Witherell
- Apr 23 China Manufacturing Output and New Orders Contract Once Again by Michael Shedlock
- Apr 23 Das: No Hard Landing for China, but Globalization Has Peaked by FS Staff
- Apr 22 Jim Rickards on the Death of Money, China, and Financial Warfare by Jim Rickards
- Apr 21 The Adaptive Genius of Rigged Markets by Ben Hunt PhD
- Apr 21 Japan Trade Deficit Largest in History; Imports Soar, Exports Barely Up by Michael Shedlock
- Apr 17 A Transaction Fee Might Save Capital Markets... & Protect Us From Skynet! by David Brin
- Apr 17 ECB Moving Closer to Unconventional Policy by Sober Look
- Apr 16 Has Inflation in the U.S. Bottomed Out? by Sober Look
Axel Merk: The Biggest Risk for the Fed Is Economic Growth
Jim welcomes back Axel Merk, President and Chief Investment Officer of Merk Investments LLC. Axel and Jim cover an array of economic issues, including the Fed’s dilemma of economic growth creating higher interest rates, which will cause even more problems. They also discuss how robotics are changing the dynamics of the labor force, and the potential for...
Satyajit Das: The Middle Kingdom Will Follow the Middle Way – Neither Hard Nor Soft Landing in China
Jim welcomes back Satyajit Das, author, journalist and commentator at EconoMonitor. Das and Jim cover the economic situation in China, which Das believes has exhibited many similarities to the US Financial Crisis of 2008. He notes that it now takes $4-$5 of debt to create $1 of GDP in China.
Jim Rickards on The Death of Money: The Coming Collapse of the International Monetary System
Jim welcomes special guest Jim Rickards, acclaimed author of Currency Wars, to discuss his NY Times bestseller, The Death of Money: The Coming Collapse of the International Monetary System. In part one of a two-part interview, they discuss a number of aspects of the book, including that the international monetary system has collapsed three times in the past hundred years, in 1914, 1939, and 1971.
Technician Louise Yamada: 2014 Will Be a Bumpy Ride For Investors – Stay Alert
Jim welcomes back Louise Yamada CMT, Managing Director of Louise Yamada Technical Research Advisors. Louise believes that we’re experiencing a market consolidation, not a top. She sees the February lows as key support levels for the markets. However, Louise noted that investors need to stay alert, as she expects a bumpy ride this year in the markets.
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