Market Focus: Storm Watch
- Mar 02 China’s Rate Cut Insufficient: Investors Expect More PBoC Stimulus and Yuan Devaluation by Sober Look
- Mar 02 We Have Nothing to Fear but a Lack of Fear Itself by Chris Puplava
- Feb 26 The Trojan Horse Battle for the Euro by John Butler
- Feb 25 Are Weak Earnings Signaling Recession Ahead? by Urban Carmel
- Feb 24 How Likely Is the Greek Bailout Strategy to Succeed? by Global Risk Insights
- Feb 24 Lowest Interest Rates Ever by John Rubino
- Feb 24 Why Deflation–and Not Inflation–Is the Main Concern Right Now by FS Staff
- Feb 23 Five Countries Most Affected by the Oil Price Crash by Global Risk Insights
- Feb 23 Energy Markets: Significant Volatility and Deleveraging May Lie Ahead by Sober Look
- Feb 20 Architecture Billings Index Flashes Warning by Tom McClellan
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Popular Delusions and the Madness of Bankers
Feb 28 – Jim’s first Big Picture topic this week is “Popular Delusions and the Madness of Bankers”. This deals with the so-called New Normal world of extremely low interest rates. Jim notes we are truly in a special time in...
Steven Ricchiuto: Deflation Part of New Economic World Order
Feb 24 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Steven Ricchiuto, Chief US Economist for Mizuho Securities USA Inc. Steven argues that the Federal Reserve forecasts are too optimistic. The Fed has been forecasting an accelerating economy...
Evelyn Browning Garriss: We’re in Hot Water Now!
Feb 17 – Jim welcomes back Evelyn Browning Garriss, Editor of The Browning Newsletter. Evelyn explains that when North America is surrounded by hot water, as it is now, the western regions are typically hot, while...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Last Year’s Major Surprises – This Year’s Major Problems
Feb 14 – In the first Big Picture topic this week, Jim notes the two big surprises last year, the significant drop in oil prices, and the unexpected drop in interest rates. Sometimes too much of...
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