Financial Sense Blog

The Things That Matter Don't Change

Mar 2 – Admit it. It’s discomforting. It makes you ill at ease. It makes you question the world around you. In a matter of a few days the markets have plunged into chaos and disorder. What changed? Gone is ebullience, replaced by fear and despair. Such is today’s...

Rosenberg: If US Consumer Gets Spooked, We'll Get a Recession

Feb 24 – David Rosenberg recently spoke with FS Insider to discuss his key investment themes and ideas for 2020. David discusses corporate debt levels, the recent decline in a number of leading indicators, why the US consumer will be key...

Create a Plan for Life's What Ifs

Feb 21 – Financial planning and financial advising can often feel goal oriented and focused only on investments and accumulation. Those are important aspects of a financial plan, but it’s equally important to plan for life’s what ifs...

Part II: Does Mean Reversion Always Hold True?

Feb 20 – Only a select number of sectors have historically outperformed the S&P (reverted to the mean) when already underperforming: Top 3 being Consumer Discretionary, Industrials and Healthcare. However, what's even more interesting is...

Are We Headed Toward a Systemic Banking Crisis?

Feb 19 – Russell Napier joined a recent edition of FS Insider to discuss the rising global debt levels and fears of a systemic banking crisis. He said the common wisdom of debt-to-GDP ratios tell a misguided story and explained where...

Dominic Frisby on His New Book, Daylight Robbery: How Tax Shaped Our Past and Will Change Our Future

Feb 11 – Benjamin Franklin famously said, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes.” On a recent edition of the Financial Sense Newshour, Jim Puplava talked to Dominic Frisby about Frisby’s new book, Daylight Robbery: How Tax Shaped Our Past and Will Change Our Future...

Best Thing Since Sliced Breadth

Feb 5 – The past three or four months may leave an investor waiting for a pullback to get into the market. Is this past week’s market rout the opportunity we’ve been waiting for? According to the positive breadth, the percent of stocks rising...

Robert Shiller on Viral Epidemics and Narrative Bubbles

Feb 2 – Just months before the coronavirus outbreak in China, the Nobel-prize winning economist Robert Shiller explained on FS Insider how biological viruses provide tremendous insight into the spread of narratives operating in the economy and the markets...

What to Know About Getting a Financial Plan

Jan 27 – There are countless benefits when it comes to having a solid financial plan for your future. At Financial Sense Wealth Management, we believe one of the best ways to make your goals a reality is to work with an advisor to create a financial plan. Financial Sense Newshour sat down...

The Man Who Predicted Stocks in 2019 Says This Is What'll Happen in 2020

Jan 24 – Fears of a recession and bear market largely receded in 2019, giving way to a massive rally in the stock market last year. One person that predicted this on our show in 2019 was Jim Paulsen, Chief Investment Strategist at the Leuthold Group...