Financial Sense Newshour for Storm Watch
When Things Get Crazy, Don’t Get Lazy – Focus on Risk!
Apr 22 – Jn today’s Big Picture, Jim Puplava covers three extremely important topics that every investor should understand: 1) Risk—understanding it, recognizing when it is increasing, and how to mitigate it from decimating your...
Geopolitical Update: North Korea, Turkey, and Europe in the Spotlight
Apr 19 – Recent geopolitical events have set markets on edge and Jacob Shapiro, Director of Analysis at Geopolitical Futures, discusses the threat level posed by North Korea under Kim Jong Un, recent developments in Turkey, and ongoing problems in the European Union.
Are the Credit Markets Signaling Trouble Ahead?
Apr 15 – Credit demand has been weak this recovery. The big puzzle right now is, with optimism at record levels along with the stock market, why is credit demand starting to fall? Despite business and consumer optimism, it hasn't translated into...
Banks Are Making Money – Why Aren’t You?
Apr 8 – Today’s Big Picture is broken up into three topics: 1) How banks are making money but this is not being passed along to bank depositors through savings accounts. Why is that and will that change as the Fed raises interest rates?
Beasts of War – Autonomous Weapons Systems and the Road Ahead
Apr 6 – We are joined today by Heather Roff (@HMRoff), a senior research fellow at the University of Oxford as well as a research scientist at ASU’s Global Security Initiative, to discuss killer robots, AI, the concerns among governments and...
The Big Picture: Final Phase of the Bull Market
Apr 1 - This month is the 8-year anniversary of the bull market in US stocks. How many more years do we have to go? Jim Puplava argues that we are in the “final phase,” listing a number of key characteristics in addition to what...
Frothy Sentiment Setting Up for “Final Wave”
Mar 31 – Urban Carmel, lead writer and analyst at The Fat Pitch, explains how markets advance in relationship to investor psychology, corporate earnings, and the business cycle. Urban describes where we are in this process in each of the...
Interview With Stifel Nicolaus’ Barry Bannister - Possible Market Peak in 2018
Mar 29 – In today’s podcast, Barry Bannister, Managing Director and Chief Equity Strategist at Stifel Nicolaus, explains why he expects the US stock market to peak in 2018, followed by a recession and bear market in 2019. Bannister also...
Dan Wantrobski: Stock Market Breadth, Momentum Weakening
Mar 25 – Ryan Puplava covers this week’s events, Dan Wantrobski discusses market technicals, and Ned Schmidt gives an update on the agricultural commodity complex. Dan explains how we are seeing breadth—the number of stocks...
Is Commercial Real Estate in a Bubble and Ready to Burst?
Mar 23 – The commercial real estate market is massive—much larger than the housing market—and our next guest, Gordon Long at Macro Analytics, thinks the retail segment is in a bubble and ready to burst. If so, he argues, it will be much bigger and have more...
How Trump Could Eliminate the US National Debt
Mar 22 - $20 trillion of US debt sounds like a lot and is, in fact, the largest in the world. Then again, the US is also the richest nation on the planet with the federal government owning trillions in assets in the form of land, mineral rights, untapped energy deposits, and...
Elder Scams, Frauds, and Abuse – Don’t Get Fleeced
Mar 20 – There are a lot of scams out there targeting the elderly and this problem continues to grow for two simple reasons: a larger share of our population is aging and they are also living much longer, which means a lot more people suffering from dementia, Alzheimer’s...
Death of a Bull Market – Major Paradigm Shift
Mar 18 – In today’s Big Picture podcast, Jim argues that we are at the end of the bull market in bonds with rising inflationary pressures and a turning point in global bond yields from their all-time lows last summer. He discusses the implications of this, what it means for investors...
Felix Zulauf on Europe, China, Stock Market Outlook and More
Mar 17 – In today's podcast, legendary fund manager Felix Zulauf, head of Zulauf Consulting, provides his global macro outlook tying together political events, currency movements, and how specific investments and asset classes will likely be impacted in coming months...
Craig Johnson on Stocks, Bonds; Frank Holmes on Gold, Oil
Mar 11 – Ryan Puplava covers this week’s events, Piper Jaffray’s Craig Johnson discusses his outlook on the stock market and bond market in relationship to the three R’s—rates, rotations, and reflation—and Frank Holmes of US Global Investors provides his thoughts...
Alan Beaulieu: Still on Track for 2019 Recession, 2030 Depression
Mar 10 – Dr. Alan Beaulieu, President of ITR Economics, provides an update on their outlook for a mild recession to hit the US in 2019 followed by a Great Depression in 2030. Alan is the co-author of a must-read 2014 book...
Ralph Acampora: Trump Honeymoon Close to Ending
Mar 4 – Ryan Puplava covers this week’s events; Ralph Acampora discusses the technical outlook for stocks, bonds, and commodities; and Kurt Wulff at McDep.com discusses the latest opportunities and events in the energy space.
Rosenberg: This Is Not Normal
Mar 3 – The bull market is nearing its 8th anniversary and David Rosenberg, Chief Economist at Gluskin Sheff, says that what we’re seeing today is not normal. Rosenberg discusses his economic and market outlook, including the areas...
Massive Numbers of People Are Renouncing US Citizenship
Mar 2 – Record numbers of Americans are saying goodbye to the US and our next guest, Mark Nestmann, thinks this is just the beginning. In this podcast, we explain why, including a wide-ranging discussion on tax haven USA, foreign...
7 Megatrends and the Next Crash
Feb 25 – Jim Puplava looks at seven large, transformative forces impacting all aspects of the global economy. Next, he talks about how these forces are colliding in the markets with a growing bubble that few are talking about.