Financial Sense Blog

Jonathan Krinsky and Mike McGlone on Peak Volatility, Gold and Record Stimulus

Mar 31 – The market volatility we’ve had in the past few weeks hasn’t been seen since the 2008 financial crisis and it’s hit all investment classes from stocks and bonds, even commodities. On last weekend's...

Zero-Bound: Sell, Hedge or Hold On?

Mar 26 – Ten-year Treasury notes are at 0.88%, 30-year bonds are yielding only 1.45%, and short-term Treasury bills are offering negative interest rates on three and six months. To keep money in short-term bills, you now have to pay...

Martin Armstrong on Coronavirus, Economic Uncertainty and 2020 Election

Mar 23 – Renowned forecaster Martin Armstrong joined Cris Sheridan on a recent edition of the Financial Sense Insider podcast. Known for his out of the box and controversial opinions, Martin shared his thoughts ...

America’s Dangerous Reliance on China for Medicine

Mar 19 – Rosemary Gibson, author of China Rx: Exposing the Risks of America’s dependence on China for Medicine spoke to Cris Sheridan on FS Insider about the precarious situation the U.S. finds itself in. She explained America’s dangerous...

Gary Shilling on US Recession, Global Supply Chain Disruption and Oil Price War 

Mar 18 – As markets continue their volatile streak, Jim Puplava turned to long-time financial analyst A. Gary Shilling to get to his take on what’s happening and what investors can expect in the weeks and months ahead...

Futures Market Expects Zero Percent Rates, Quantitative Easing Next as S&P 500 Drops More Than 7%

Mar 9 – Today, the Dow experienced its worst day since 2008 by sinking more than 2,000 points or 7.7%. The S&P 500 was also down by 7.6%, with such a massive sell-off that circuit breakers were triggered earlier this morning putting a halt to trading...

Ralph McLaughlin: Millennial Tsunami Supporting Housing Market Strength

Mar 5 – While fear surrounding the coronavirus has impacted markets, Ralph McLaughlin doesn’t see it spreading into the U.S. housing market. Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Analytics at Haus, McLaughlin explained to Financial Sense Newshour listeners ...

Corporate Debt Gone Wild

Mar 3 – Public and private debt levels are at all-time highs, and with stocks seeing their worst week since 2008, many are wondering what excess debt means for the future. To understand how private debt is likely to handle a downturn or recession, Financial Sense...

Gold Looking Bright Amid Coronavirus Fears, Says Frank Holmes

Mar 2 – With fears of a coronavirus pandemic increasing and Wall Street seeing its worst week since 2008, one of the only bright spots in the markets is gold. Financial Sense Newshour spoke to Frank Holmes about what’s driving this run higher in gold and what investors...

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...