Financial Sense Wealth Management aired its first podcast on the internet in 1997. Back then, people were using dial-up modems, IBM's Deep Blue had just defeated Gary Kasparov at chess, and Google wasn't even a thing yet.
Most importantly, to our knowledge, Financial Sense Newshour, which we then called Financial Sense Talk Radio Online, was the Internet's first online financial talk show (if not the first, definitely one of the earliest).
Looking back, it's been an amazing 23 years discussing the evolution of the financial markets with hundreds of different guests, book authors, and top-name strategists. Now that it's 2020, here's a look back at our most popular shows and interviews from 2019 that aired on our weekday premium podcast, FS Insider (if you're not already a subscriber and would like to gain access to any of these and all future shows, click here for more information).
Richard Duncan gave a deep dive into how the Federal Reserve made its biggest monetary U-turn in 2019 in its 100+ year history and why. (Listen to part 1 here and part 2 here)
Jim Rickards, US intelligence advisor and financial complexity theorist, discussed his 2019 must-read book Aftermath. (Click here to listen)
13D's Woody Preucil explained to listeners how the race to 5G will be the 'largest infrastructure project in history'. (Click here to listen)
FS Insider interviewed Nobel-prize winning economist Robert Shiller on the overlap between economics and epidemiology with his latest book Narrative Economics: How Stories Go Viral and Drive Major Economic Events. (Click here to listen)
The well-known financial historian Russell Napier explained why bigger US deficits and a Cold War with China are inevitable. (Click here to listen)
Adam Rozencwajg told listeners in 2019 how commodities had reached the cheapest relative valuation levels in decades and where they saw the best bargain for long-term investors. (Click here to listen)
Bruce Mehlman outlined the numerous parallels between the Roaring '20s and today and predicted what this could mean for the next decade. (Click here to listen)
Our listeners' favorite forecaster and controversial guest Martin Armstrong (who predicted Brexit, Trump's win, and many other events) gave his view on 2020 election upheaval, saying things could get violent. (Click here to listen)
A successful data scientist explained how NLP algorithms and Trump tweets are a great mix for making money off market volatility. (Click here to listen)
The most accurate strategist and forecaster in the precious metals space, CPM Group's Jeff Christian, told listeners they put out their first buy signal on silver in years. Silver and gold soared the next week. (Click here to listen)
Margaret O'Mara discussed the unique geographic and military-financed history of Silicon Valley in The Code: Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America. (Listen to part 1 here and part 2 here)
Keep in mind, this is only a small sample of the 100+ interviews and podcasts we conducted in 2019. To gain full access to our past and future shows, book interviews, and deep-dives into all aspects of finance, the economy, technology, and more...