Financial Sense Blog

Are Trade War Concerns Valid?

Oct 15 – It appears U.S investors’ concerns with global trade wars are dominating U.S. stock market direction for the last two years. This is with valid reason, as prior research (Global Economy affects U.S stock market returns) has pointed out...

The Convergence of AI and Healthcare

Oct 14 – Cutting edge developments in the AI, known as deep learning, are making significant headway toward helping us solve complex problems. Financial Sense Insider spoke with Nikhil Buduma, from Remedy Health and author of...

MMT Heaven and Hell for China and the United States

Oct 11 – There are conditions under which governments can create money—or debt—without fear of inflation or excessive debt burdens. There are other conditions under which debt or money creation can lead to inflation and balance sheet problems...

Headlines Dominate Cautious Markets

Oct 7 – Last week’s reports weren’t pretty, but they didn’t really present anything new, Puplava noted. While it is true that we are officially in contractionary territory for 2 months in a row in manufacturing, we aren’t quite there yet in the non-manufacturing...

Will Concern Consume the Consumer?

Oct 7 – Should U.S. consumers feel consumed by the growing avalanche of negative news? There is an unending tariff war between the world’s two biggest economies, risk of a hard Brexit impairing the U.K., a U.S. manufacturing...

Life Insurance Is an Important Part of Any Financial Plan

Oct 7 – It’s impossible to be fully prepared for all of life’s what-ifs, but life insurance can play an important role in making sure you’re as prepared as you can be. On a recent episode of Lifetime Planning...

Jim Rickards on US Debt Crisis, Financial War, and Psychological Turning Points

Oct 1 – In his latest book, The Aftermath: Seven Secrets of Wealth Preservation in the Coming Chaos, Rickards argues we’re headed for an inevitable crisis based on excess debt. Unlike current economic theory, he relies on well-founded scientific models based on...

Supply Chains Shifting as US-China Trade Sees Further Decline

Sep 30 – The economic slide will intensify as Chinese and foreign producers accelerate the movement of their operations out of that country to those that have low or even lower labor costs and are out of the line of fire in the U.S.-China trade war. These include Vietnam, India, Malaysia...

Where Will Socialism and Central Bank Policy Lead the US?

Sep 18 – Unusual conditions and strange economic events seem to be occurring with greater frequency, and potential policy missteps are creating foreboding signals in the economy...

Millennials and Homeownership: What Stands in the Way

Sep 17 – With most young people in the U.S. (roughly ages 21-37), reporting they’d like to purchase a home, why have just 37% of millennials made the jump?