Financial Sense Newshour for Storm Watch
Blockchain Technology Has Power to Destroy Monopolies
Feb 23 – Caitlin Long used to work for Wall Street. Now she’s leading the charge in the most disruptive technology that the financial industry has ever faced. It’s called blockchain tech and Caitlin, President of smart-contract technology...
Michael Pettis on Capital Flows and Debt Crises
Feb 17 – Today, we resume our conversation with Michael Pettis where he discusses how large concentrations of capital into a single market—as we see in the US today—often resolve with an eventual debt crisis and soaring unemployment.
Jim Bianco: Extreme Readings in the Bond Market
Feb 8 – Jim Bianco of Bianco Research joins FS Insider today to discuss the large divergence in “hard” vs. “soft” economic data, his outlook for stocks and bonds in looking at futures market data, the big changes Trump is going to make...
The 800-Pound Gorilla – Risk of Policy Mistakes
Feb 4 – According to a recent BofA Global Fund Survey, one of the greatest concerns on the minds of large institutional investors right now is a policy mistake by the Trump administration, which could lead to any number of...
The 401(k) Black Hole
Jan 30 – Last week we discussed The High Risk for Boomers when it comes to future investment returns. Today, we discuss those same risks—low returns, high market valuations, and rising interest rates—as they apply to most working individuals through their 401(k)...
Market Outlook With Robin Griffiths and Marc Chandler
Jan 28 – After this week’s Market Wrap-Up, Robin Griffiths, Chief Technical Strategist at the ECU Group in London, joins us on today’s podcast to give his outlook on the global financial markets, particularly the US in the wake of Trump’s win and the strong stock market rally...
Charles Gave and Clash of the Titans – Trump vs. Yellen
Jan 28 – In the first part of today’s Big Picture, Jim Puplava discusses the confrontation between Trump and Yellen on the horizon and how the investment community must navigate increasing fiscal stimulus while the Federal Reserve, most expect, will continue to raise interest...
Trump Constraints and China Risks
Jan 27 – Jacob Shapiro, Director of Analysis at Geopolitical Futures, explains their framework for geopolitical analysis and prediction in the context of potential trade wars between the US, China, and other countries.
The War on Cash
Jan 25 – Norbert Haering, a financial journalist, economist, and author of “The Abolition of Cash and the Consequences,” has conducted an extensive investigation into the companies and organizations behind the war on cash.
Martin Armstrong: Stock Market Bubble Still to Come
Jan 18 – Well-known market forecaster Martin Armstrong at ArmstrongEconomics.com joins us today to discuss his thoughts on a wide range of topics, including his current forecasts on stocks, bonds, why he doesn’t think the market...
Forecast 2017: The Oracles
Jan 14 – In today’s Big Picture, Jim Puplava looks at the consensus forecasts for 2017 when it comes to the stock market, the economy, and interest rates. He and John Loeffler also discuss the “wild cards” that could throw the stock market off kilter.
India and the Cashless Society
Jan 4 – Just two months ago, the second largest nation in the world, India, banned the most common forms of cash from being used. Jeremy Luedi, a Senior Analyst at Global Risks Insights, gives the details and explains some of the...
Dan Amerman on Imminent Surge in Entitlement Costs
Dec 28 – America is facing an “imminent multi-trillion dollar surge in Social Security and Medicare costs,” writes Dan Amerman. Today, he discusses why this will happen and what it means for US national debt, retirement savings...
Greg Weldon: Market Faces ‘Large Margin of Error’ With Global Stresses Intensifying
Dec 22 – Greg Weldon of Weldon Financial gives his outlook on the US employment picture, gold, the dollar, interest rates, oil, China and more and says that markets are facing a ‘large margin of error’ with a number of global...
Greed Is Back – Making Bubbles Great Again
Dec 17 – In today’s Big Picture, Jim argues that markets have gotten ahead of themselves and gives his outlook for a market correction given sentiment levels, headwinds facing Trump’s expected proposals, and other factors that...
Neil Dutta on US Economic Outlook, Risks of “Too Much Fiscal Stimulus”
Dec 8 – Renaissance Macro’s Neil Dutta joins FS Insider to discuss his outlook and assessment of US manufacturing, the service sector, housing, wage growth, employment, the wider global economy, and the risks coming from too much fiscal...
Stratfor’s Reva Goujon: Major Geopolitical Changes Coming in 2017
Dec 2 – Reva Goujon, VP of Global Analysis at Stratfor, discusses the potential implications of a Trump presidency in terms of trade, geopolitics, and foreign policy. She also goes through the major events and potential stress points for...
Macro Ops’ Tyler Kling: Bond Market Has Peaked; Watch US Dollar!
Dec 1 – US bond yields reached their all-time low in July of this year, just weeks after Tyler Kling warned listeners of asymmetrical risks facing bond investors on our show. Today, we get an update from Tyler regarding bonds...
Andrew Scott on "The 100-Year Life: Living and Working in an Age of Longevity”
Nov 29 – Jim welcomes Professor Andrew Scott, Professor of Economics at the London Business School, and co-author of The 100-Year Life. Professor Scott notes that with every new decade, lifespan is now increasing by 2-3 years, and a child born in 2007 has a 50%...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: The Mandibles - A Book Interview
Nov 26 – 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.