Financial Sense Blog

Margaret O’Mara on the Transformation of Silicon Valley

Nov 13 – Silicon Valley has taken on its own mythos, but its origins can be found in the roots of government research and innovation that took place following World War II. FS Insider spoke to Margaret O’Mara about her newly released book...

Gray Clouds Clearing for US Markets

Nov 12 – On a recent edition of the Financial Sense Newshour Jim Puplava discussed market conditions with Richard Dickson of Lowry Research. Dickson explained what his technical indicators show about current market conditions. Then Robert Rapier...

China Says Deal, Tariff Man Says No Deal

Nov 11 – Has there ever been a bull market in stocks more connected to the words of one person? Presidential palaver and Trumpian tweets frequently rule day-to-day market action. In recent months the words coming from the Oval Office have repeatedly pushed...

Manage Your FICO Score and Maximize Your Credit Gains

Nov 8 – Managing your credit and knowing what factors play into determining your credit score are key ways to boost your financial wellbeing. On the most recent edition of Millennial Monday, Crystal Kessler and Justine Hall delve into all things credit and explain why...

The Global Slowdown May Be Over

Nov 7 – Export sensitive countries such as Germany, Taiwan and South Korea are showing improvement in breadth. Given this, we expect small cap and emerging markets to outperform during what seems to be a period...

Erin Swenlin and Mike McGlone on Gold, International Breakouts and Fed Rate Cuts

Nov 4 – Market conditions continue to improve showing possibility for higher highs. The Fed cut rates last week for the third time in 2019, with the potential for more down the road. Many people are also looking toward gold as an exciting opportunity...

The Power of Philanthropy With Mitzi Perdue

Nov 4 – On a recent edition of the Financial Sense Newshour’s Lifetime Planning program, Chris Preitauer spoke with businesswoman and entrepreneur Mitzi Perdue. Perdue discussed her philanthropic passion for fighting human trafficking...

Global Leading Indicators Are Turning Up, Favor Risk-On Tilt

Oct 30 – Following our Big Picture discussion on a rebound in M1 Global Money Supply, it increasingly looks like we have seen a bottom in global leading economic indicators (LEIs) and Purchasing Manager Indices (PMIs) as major central banks...

Will Fed Cuts Help the US Dodge Recession?

Oct 29 – Has the U.S. dodged a recession heading into 2020? Should we be worried about the different stories emerging from the manufacturing and consumer sides of the U.S. economy? On a recent edition of the Financial Sense Newshour...

As US Stocks Near Record Highs, These Charts Spell Caution

Oct 25 – Reliable global trade proxies like South Korean exports are at 2008-2009 lows showing the global trade/economic outlook is still quite shaky. Weakness in US manufacturing also now filtering into services, with the latter...