Market Focus: Storm Watch
- Dec 19 Implications for the Stock Market and Gold with a Yen Rally by Chris Puplava
- Dec 19 Competitive Theories: “Deflation Warning” vs. “Inflation Is Nearly Everywhere” by Michael Shedlock
- Dec 19 Russia’s Crisis Is Europe’s Crisis by Christopher Quigley
- Dec 18 China’s Pivot Toward Europe May Cut U.S. Out of Deal by Oil Price
- Dec 17 Draghi Risks Becoming the Boy Who Cried Wolf Over QE by Global Risk Insights
- Dec 17 Does Russia Present a Systemic Threat to Global Markets? by Marc Chandler
- Dec 16 Competition Finally Upsets the Biggest Monopoly of All: OPEC by Walter Donway
- Dec 16 Red Flags in Russia by Patrick O'Hare
- Dec 15 Greece’s Snap Elections Increase Uncertainty About EU Future by Global Risk Insights
- Dec 15 Draghi Now Has All the Ammunition He Needs for QE - Implementation Still a Problem by Sober Look
Alex Daley: Artificial Intelligence a Slow-Moving Threat to Humanity
Dec 19 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Alex Daley, Senior Editor of Casey’s Extraordinary Technology newsletter. Cris and Alex discuss the topic of Artificial Intelligence (AI), and the growing field of Biometrics. Alex does not see the emergence of AI as a near-term threat, and even sees recent breakthroughs as...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: The New World Oil Order (Part 2) – The Paper Chase and the Oil Glut
Dec 13 – Last week in the Big Picture Jim delved into the causes of oil’s big decline. This week, Jim will follow up on this theme, discussing a number of important questions; is this trend in oil permanent? If not, how long will it last? What will be the impact on the economy, good or bad?
Technician Louise Yamada: Small Caps Could Be Signaling a Corrective Phase Ahead
Dec 13 – Jim welcomes back Louise Yamada CMT, Managing Director at Louise Yamada Advisors. Louise notes that the small cap stocks tend to lead the market, and they could be telling us a corrective phase is ahead. However, Louise sees no evidence of an emerging bear market at the moment, despite the collapse in energy prices.
Peter Boockvar: The End Game – Central Bankers Going “All In” to Maintain Asset Prices
Dec 12 – Jim welcomes Peter Boockvar, Managing Director and Chief Market Analyst at The Lindsey Group LLC. Peter and Jim focus their discussion on market valuations. Peter sees nearly all asset prices as overvalued, with the bond market the most extreme case. Peter believes that we are in the final act of the central bankers ability to maintain high levels of asset prices.
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