Financial Sense Newshour for Storm Watch
Conference Board’s Ken Goldstein: 2015 Economic Collapse Unlikely
Bull Markets Do Not Die of Old Age
Jan 27 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Ken Goldstein, an economist at The Conference Board. Ken believes the economy is in better shape than last year and expects wage growth to strengthen first half of...
Martin Armstrong: Major Turning Point Coming in October – Peak in the Economic Confidence Model
Armstrong Sees Parallels to 1929
Jan 23 – Cris Sheridan welcomes back Martin Armstrong of ArmstrongEconomics.com. Cris and Martin cover a variety of macroeconomic topics, starting with the debut of QE in Europe...
Jeffrey Rosen: U.S. Economy to Feel Negative Impact of Oil Prices Starting 2016
Timeframe for the Next Recession
Jan 22 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Jeffrey Rosen, Ph.D., Chief Economist at Briefing.com. Cris and Jeff discuss the U.S. economy, the likely timeframe for another recession, and the negative...
@War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex
The Growing Risk of an International Cyberwar
Jan 20 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Shane Harris, Senior Correspondent at Daily Beast and a Fellow at New America, to discuss his new book; @War: The Rise of the Military...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Double, Double, Toil & Trouble – Then a Bubble
Jim’s Forecast for 2015
Jan 17 – This week on the Big Picture, Jim gives his annual outlook for the global economy and the markets. Jim starts by mentioning the positive tailwinds heading into this year; low interest rates, low inflation, oil prices...
Jeff Rubin: Massive Cap Ex Cuts Coming to the Energy Sector
Low Prices to Last Until North America Cuts Production
Jan 16 – Jim welcomes back Jeff Rubin, author and economist. Jeff and Jim discuss the dramatic decline in the price of oil, which Jeff had predicted back in early October in his last interview with Jim. Jeff explains his views on...
Rick Santelli on Volatility: You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet
A Change in Central Bank Policy Could Lead to a Wild Ride this Year
Jan 15 – Jim welcomes back Rick Santelli, On-Air Editor at CNBC, reporting from the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade. Rick sees more volatility and disruption in the markets this year, based on the expected transition in...
John Butler: Parallels to ’97-’98 Currency Crisis Signal Caution
Jan 13 – Cris Sheridan welcomes John Butler, Chief Investment Officer at Amphora Commodities Alpha Fund in London. In a wide-ranging interview, John and Cris discuss the parallels between market events in 1997-1998...
Satyajit Das: Financial Markets Not Pricing In Risk
Headwinds Starting to Build
Jan 9 – Jim welcomes Satyajit Das, author, journalist and commentator at EconoMonitor. Das sees the financial headwinds starting to build, and doesn’t believe the markets have adequately priced in risk. They discuss some of those headwinds, and...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: On the Record (Part 2)
John interviews Jim on multiple topics
Jan 3 – In part-two of a special year-end On The Record interview, John interviews Jim on an array of economic topics as well as his own philosophy on investing. In this segment, John asks Jim what makes him different as an investment advisor, and why...
Richard Duncan: Why QE 4 Is Inevitable
Duncan Expects Very Low Interest Rates Well Into the Future
Jan 2 – In a special reprise holiday edition of FS Insider, Cris Sheridan welcomes Richard Duncan, Chief Economist at Blackhorse Asset Management in Singapore. Richard believes that if the Fed does not institute QE 4, the U.S. will slide back into recession. Richard also...
Steve Forbes on His New Book - Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy – and What We Can Do About It
How Debasing Money Debases Society
Jan 1 – In a special reprise holiday edition of FS Insider, Jim welcomes back Steve Forbes, Chairman, CEO & Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media to discuss his new book about money. Few topics are as misunderstood today as the subject of money. In his book...
Martin Armstrong: War Cycle to Begin by 2016
International Capital Concentrating on U.S. Assets
Dec 30 – In a special reprise holiday edition of FS Insider, Jim welcomes Martin Armstrong of ArmstrongEconomics.com. Martin and Jim cover a wide array of macroeconomic and geopolitical topics. Martin sees the US becoming more isolated...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: On The Record Part 1
John interviews Jim on multiple topics
Dec 27 – In part-one of a special year-end On The Record interview, Jim and John cover many economic and investment topics, including Jim’s views on peak oil, how the financial industry has changed since Jim started over 30 years ago...
Dr. Gary Shilling: Get Used to Low Interest Rates
Deleveraging Still Has Years to Run
Dec 27 – In a special reprise holiday edition of the Big Picture, Jim welcomes A. Gary Shilling PhD, President of A. Gary Shilling & Co., an economic consulting firm. Gary and Jim cover the major economic trends, as well as current Federal...
Alex Daley: Artificial Intelligence a Slow-Moving Threat to Humanity
We Are Not Close to Cracking the Code to Human Intelligence
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...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: The New World Oil Order (Part 2) – The Paper Chase and the Oil Glut
Also, “It’s Complicated – Triggering the Next Global Financial Crisis”
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
Also, Ryan Puplava, Erik Townsend and Chris Puplava
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
The Fed “Put” Is Now Out of the Money
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.
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: The New World Oil Order
Also, “Megatrends for 2015”
Dec 6 – In Jim’s first Big Picture topic, he explores what has changed since July, when the price of WTI crude was $107 a barrel and is now selling in the $66 range. Has the world changed that much in five months? Jim looks at global economic growth rates, as well as the global supply of oil. He also discusses the critical topic of a shifting power structure in energy.
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