Also, “Yellen Is Telling: Rates Going Up, but Not Now” and “Nasdaq 5000 – Then and Now”
Also, “Five Ways to Get 5%”
Also, “Megatrends – Part II”
Also, “Decline, Contraction & Consolidation - the Merger Game”
Also, “Bond Market Bubble?” and “Writing Covered Calls to Increase Income”
Also, “Tax and Spend, Until the End”
Jim’s Forecast for 2015
What the Financial Experts Are Saying About the Year Ahead in the U.S., Europe, Japan and China
Four Transformational Forces Will Provide the Foundation for a much Stronger Economy in the Future
Jan 3 – In a special reprise holiday edition of the Big Picture, Jim welcomes author Joel Kurtzman, Senior Fellow at the Milken Institute and author of the new book “Unleashing the Second American Century: Four Forces for Economic Dominance”...
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...
John interviews Jim on multiple topics
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...
A Good Year With Bumps, Twists and Turns
Dec 20 – In this special edition of the Big Picture, Jim and John look back at 2014, a “Year of Surprises”. Jim had predicted a good year with some bumps, but there were also an amazing amount of economic and geopolitical twists and turns in 2014...
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?
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.
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: The Swiss Gold Initiative With Luzi Stamm, Member of the Swiss National Council
Also, “Mario Fires Another Bazooka Round” and “New EPA Rules - The Beheading of King Coal”
Nov 29 – In a reprise edition of the Big Picture from last summer, Jim speaks exclusively with Luzi Stamm, member of the Swiss National Council, and one of the leaders of The Swiss Gold Initiative (the vote takes place November 30th). The initiative will mandate no more sales of Swiss gold by the government...
Also, “The Assault on Monopolies – Disruption & Transformation”
Nov 29 – In a special reprise edition of the Big Picture, Jim looks at where we are in the market cycle, close to the top, or heading higher? Jim lays out the case that macro forces favor higher stock prices for an extended period. He looks at where we may be in this bull market, and makes historical...
Also, “The Next Asset Bubble: Risk-On Trade Has More Time to Run”
Nov 22 – The first topic on the Big Picture this week is about the ongoing global battle between inflation and deflation. Despite trillions of dollars created by central banks, there are continuing reports of falling inflation around the globe.
Nov 15 – In this week’s Big Picture Jim gives an overview of the seven megatrends that will reshape the next decade. He also looks at the situation in Washington after the midterm elections and whether investors should expect the same level of political drama in years past.
Is This the Beginning of a Return to Lower Oil Prices?
Nov 8 – This week on the Big Picture Jim and Erik Townsend join forces to cover a topic of crucial importance to the global economy, the “war” over oil and it’s price going forward. Many market observers thought there was an effective $100 floor under Brent crude.