Financial Sense Newshour for Storm Watch
Lifetime Income Series: Warning – Financial Risk Ahead!
Aug 24 – In a special reprise edition of Lifetime Income, this week’s program is about the many changes coming and the risk of procrastination. After you’ve filed your taxes you may have received some unwelcome surprises.
Panic on Wall Street – Get Out Your Shopping List!
Aug 22 – The markets corrected steeply this week as fears over a global slowdown took hold. Jim Puplava explains why he thinks this is not the end of the bull market and tells investors to get their shopping list ready for...
Felix Zulauf on Currency Wars and the Aftermath of the Chinese Devaluation
Aug 18 – Jim welcomes back Felix Zulauf, Founder and President of Zulauf Asset Management AG in Zug, Switzerland. In an in-depth interview on the currency devaluation in China and its broader implications...
Big Picture Special Edition: Felix Zulauf and Marc Chandler Weigh in on Currency Wars and the Chinese Devaluation
Aug 15 – In a special edition of the Big Picture, Jim speaks with legendary investor Felix Zulauf, Founder of Zulauf Asset Management AG, as well as noted currency expert Marc Chandler of Brown Brothers Harriman. In excerpts from a more extensive...
Evelyn Browning Garriss on Monster El Niño – Will It Save California?
Aug 14 – Scientists have forecast a strong El Niño weather pattern for this fall and winter. How will it affect rainfall in the western US? What about the hurricane season and global food production? Jim welcomes Evelyn Browning Garriss...
Dr. Chris Kuehl: No Near-Term Risk of Recession, But Inflation May Return by Mid 2016
Aug 13 – Credit is the lifeblood of the US economy. What is taking place in credit today, and what does it tell us about economic activity for the balance of the year? Cris Sheridan welcomes Chris Kuehl PhD, Chief Economist...
Richard Duncan: Markets in Danger as Global Slowdown Continues
Aug 12 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Richard Duncan, Chief Economist at Blackhorse Asset Management in Singapore. Richard highlights some disturbing trends, including a collapse in world trade, down 14% in dollar terms...
Stratfor's Reva Bhalla: Tensions Build as BRICS Face Economic Slowdown
Aug 11 – Geopolitical tensions are heating up across the globe. Turkey is on shaky ground, both politically and financially. Russia’s economy has slipped into a second recession and could be facing some significant internal turmoil likely next year.
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: The Fear Trade: Snake Oil Salesmen and the Dangers of Being Duped
Aug 8 – In Jim’s first Big Picture topic this week, The Fear Trade, Jim notes we are soon entering the fall season, where we normally see more market volatility and corrections. It is also the time of year when the gloom and doom...
John Butler on Commodity Collapse, Global Recession, and Financial Linkages
Jul 29 – Cris Sheridan welcomes back John Butler, Chief Investment Officer at Amphora Commodities in London. John believes the commodity collapse indicates we are slipping into a global recession, as emerging commodity...
Dominic Frisby on Bitcoin, Gold, and the Future of Money
Jul 28 – Did you know that the largest and fastest supercomputer in the world operates Bitcoin? Or that numerous political leaders, finance ministers, and bankers have publicly endorsed a bitcoin-like digital currency system...
Satyajit Das: U.S. Shale Industry Will Likely Hit a Wall in 12-18 Months
Jul 24 – In part two of an in-depth interview, Cris Sheridan asks Satyajit Das about the debt issues in the US compared to other nations, and Das explains that the US has time to manage its debt problems, but that time is not unlimited.
Satyajit Das: Ominous Parallels Between Greece and Puerto Rico
Jul 23 – Cris Sheridan welcomes Satyajit Das, Author, Journalist and Commentator at EconoMonitor.com. In part one of an in-depth discussion, Das looks at the growing problem of debt, and how it is increasing faster than...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: Energy – The Era of Calm Markets Has Come to an End
Jul 11 – In the first Big Picture topic this week, Jim looks at how the tectonic plates have shifted over recent years in the energy markets. The shale revolution in the US, combined with slower global growth has brought the era of...
Steve Hanke: Greek Problems Going to Get Worse, Not Better
Jul 1 – Greece has been in a deep depression since the financial crisis began and the future now looks even darker. Cris welcomes Steve Hanke, Professor of Applied Economics at Johns Hopkins University and a former Senior Economist on...
Update on Greece With Frances Coppola
Jun 26 – Greece, like so many other nations and governments after the 2008 financial crisis, received a series of large bailouts as its economy sank into disarray. Now, years later, Greece’s creditors are asking for those loans to be paid back...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: The Fed’s High Wire Act – Crisis or Goldilocks?
Jun 20 – Jim’s first topic on the Big Picture this week is “The Fed’s High Wire Act – Crisis or Goldilocks?” The Fed has lowered their economic forecast again from the beginning of the year, and we now live in a “data dependent” world.
Technician Tom McClellan: Market in Final Stages of a Topping Process – Look for Big Decline This Fall
Jun 20 – Jim welcomes Tom McClellan, Editor of McClellan Financial Publications. Tom notes a number of cross currents and conflicting messages in the markets, and his work indicates a market top in August of this year.
Martin Armstrong: Bear Market in Bonds May Lead to “Phase Transition” in Stocks
Jun 18 – Martin Armstrong, founder of ArmstrongEconomics.com, says there’s a massive bubble in the bond market, which, when rates start to rise, may lead to a massive concentration of capital into US stocks. Martin explains how...
Brian Pretti: The Unintended Consequences of QE – Bonds No Longer a Safe Haven
Jun 16 – Years of quantitative easing by central banks may finally be causing a few cracks in the foundation of the global financial system. Jim welcomes Brian Pretti CFA, Managing Editor of ContraryInvestor.com.
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