Financial Sense Newshour for Storm Watch
Central Banks Now Doing More Harm Than Good, Says Former BIS Chief Economist
Sep 28 – Today we speak with William White, former Chief Economist at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and current chairman of the Economic and Development Review Committee at the OECD, where he tells Financial Sense...
Dave Nicoski: Bond Bubble Poses Greatest Risk to Structural Bull Market
Sep 24 – Dave Nicoski of Vermilion Technical Research provides his outlook on “recoupling” global markets and explains why a growing bond bubble presents the greatest threat to investors. Also, later in the podcast, John Ing, CEO of...
Book Interview: Weapons of Math Destruction
Sep 23 – Cathy O’Neil joins us today to discuss her new book, Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy—an absolute must-read for those wanting to know more about the dark side of big data.
Charles Hugh Smith: Optimizing Bad Policy Guaranteed to Fail
Sep 21 – Well-known author and economic commentator, Charles Hugh Smith at oftwominds.com, explains the “optimization problem” facing policymakers and why this inevitably leads to some form of economic self-destruction...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: The Mandibles - A Book Interview
Sep 17 – What would the US look like if it defaulted on its debt? Lionel Shriver has written a gripping and provocative novel called The Mandibles to explain her version of how things might play out on this special edition of Financial Sense Newshour.
Charles Bolin: Data Still Argues for Caution
Sep 14 – Charles Bolin, a mining engineer and contributor at Seeking Alpha, unpacks his latest Investment Outlook, which includes a detailed view of household income, consumption, production, and corporate health trends.
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: The Recession That Isn’t
Sep 10 – There’s a wide range of sectors either in or approaching recession but the US stock market has been holding near all-time highs. What’s going on? In the first part of today’s Big Picture, Jim answers this question looking at the LEIs...
An In-Depth Discussion With Dr. Gary Shilling
Sep 3 – Jim is pleased to welcome back Gary Shilling Ph.D., President at A Gary Shilling & Co and publisher of the newsletter Insight. Jim and Gary cover a wide variety of issues. Gary notes that global economic weakness may force the Federal Reserve...
Michael Lewitt on His New Book – The Committee to Destroy the World
Aug 27 – Jim welcomes Michael Lewitt, author of The Committee to Destroy the World: Inside the Plot to Unleash a Super Crash on the Global Economy. Jim and Michael discuss the book, a passionate and informed analysis of the struggling...
Dr. Alan Beaulieu: US to Escape Recession Until 2019, Face Disaster in 2030
Aug 26 – This is a special reprise edition of FS Insider which originally aired in June. Dr. Alan Beaulieu, President of ITR Economics, explains his macroeconomic forecast for a 1930s-style depression in the US as debt, demographics, and inflation...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: What the Media Aren’t Telling You
Aug 20 – This week on the Big Picture, Jim covers what the media aren’t telling you during this presidential election season. As usual, the media covers the trivial personality disputes between the candidates intensely, but there is little...
Art Berman on Peak Oil, Price Spikes, and Presidential Election
Aug 19 – Well-known geological consultant Art Berman offers a wide-sweeping view of the energy landscape, how it’s changed over the past two decades, and where he thinks things are headed. He discusses the topic of...
Chris Martenson on “Prosper!”, Looming Pension Crisis, and America’s Crumbling Infrastructure
Aug 18 – Chris Martenson Ph.D., co-founder of PeakProsperity.com, discusses his latest book, “Prosper!: How to Prepare for the Future and Create a World Worth Inheriting,” the looming crisis facing public pension funds, and shares a fascinating and not...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: The New Abnormal - The Age of Uncertainty
Aug 13 – This week on the Big Picture, Jim and John discuss “The New Abnormal – the Age of Uncertainty”. After the economic recovery in 2009, Bill Gross of Pimco termed it “the new normal” to describe the new environment in the markets and...
Jim Bianco: ‘Inmates Are Running the Asylum’
Aug 12 – In a wide-ranging interview with the President of Bianco Research, Jim Bianco explains how the shock Brexit vote actually turned out to be one of the most bullish catalysts for the stock market this year, what’s going on with...
Eric Hadik on 40-Year Cycle, Food Crisis, and Market Outlook
Aug 11 – Eric Hadik, editor, and publisher of INSIIDE Track and The Weekly Re-Lay, discusses his approach to cyclical analysis, including “swarm events,” and also offers his outlook on the US stock market, a possible time window for...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: The Canary in the Coal Mine - The Next Recession
Aug 6 – This week on the Big Picture, the first topic is “The Canary in the Coal Mine - The Next Recession”. Last week the markets were surprised when second quarter GDP came in at 1% instead of 2.6%. Economists and the Federal...
Worth Wray: Central Banks May "Pull Back the Curtain"
Aug 5 – Worth Wray, Chief Economist and Global Macro Strategist for STA Wealth Management, says central banks are thinking about "pulling back the curtain" on coordinated fiscal and monetary policy (aka "helicopter money") to prevent or manage a global downturn...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: The Next Financial Crisis - The Confidence Game
Jul 30 – The first topic this week is “The Next Financial Crisis – The Confidence Game”. The weak economic growth continues below official expectations, with GDP growth for the second quarter coming in at a meager 1.2%. Coming next...
OMFIF’s David Marsh: Global Public Investors Moving Further Into "Risky Instruments"
Jul 28 – David Marsh, Managing Director and Co-Founder of the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) in London, discusses their recently released Global Public Investor report (see here), and says that central banks...