Financial Sense Blog

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?

US Military Options in Iran

Sep 17 – The United States has openly accused Iran of being behind the drone and cruise missile attacks on Saudi Arabia’s largest oil refinery. Now the question is what the United States will do in response. The U.S. is in a difficult position...

Dan Nevins on Yield Curve, Recession and Thin Air Spending Power

Sep 11 – As markets flirt with fears of a recession, many point to the recent yield curve inversion as a telling sign that recession is imminent. Financial Sense Insider spoke with Daniel Nevins, a financial analyst, investment professional and behavioral economics...

So, You Want to Be a Homeowner?

Sep 10 – Purchasing a house is one of the largest financial transactions an individual will make in his or her life. Yet, many people tend to glaze over some key points when they consider purchasing a home...

Planning Ahead Is Key for Retirees

Sep 6 – Planning for the inevitable not only creates piece of mind, but also improves financial security. Jim Puplava discussed how to replace lost income when a spouse passes away, how to deal with medical and healthcare decisions...

Leading Indicators Suggest Recovery in 2020

Sep 3 – Worries about yield curve inversion continue to linger, but what are other leading indicators showing? Financial Sense Newshour spoke with Simon White at Variant Perception to get his take on forward-looking data...

Labor Expert Says US Economy Never Reached Full Employment and the Job Market Is Turning Again

Aug 28 – We hear constantly that unemployment in the U.S. is at all-time lows, but the official picture is far from telling the whole story. We spoke with David Blanchflower, a British-American labor economist and professor at Dartmouth...

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