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Deflation May Be Fueling a Gold Bull

Aug 14 – Economic tensions continue to rile markets leaving many wondering if a global recession is imminent. Financial Sense Newshour spoke with John Roque and Bloomberg’s Mike McGlone for insight into what is happening and how gold will be affected.

David McKnight on the Power of Zero Taxes

Aug 9 – It’s only a matter of time before tax rates begin skyrocketing and David McKnight wants you to be prepared. He recently joined Financial Sense’s Lifetime Income program to discuss his best-selling book The Power of Zero...

Tom McClellan and Marc Chandler on Rate Cuts, Market Uncertainty and the Dollar

Aug 8 – With the Fed’s recent cut and Powell’s comments leading to more uncertainty, the bond market appears to be signaling more cuts ahead. Financial Sense Newshour spoke with Tom McClellan and Mark Chandler, for insight into current conditions...

Richard Duncan Says Capitalism Is Dead, Find Out What Replaced It

Aug 6 – Classical economic theory was built on the premise that money is gold—thus creating a natural limit on credit growth. When President Nixon removed the ability to exchange US dollars for gold, effectively erasing the gold backing of the US dollar, the financial system...

Trace Mayer on Libra, Six-Figure Bitcoin Price, and More

Aug 1 – Bitcoin is back above $10,000. But markets haven’t entirely accepted the foundational change cryptocurrencies represent, Trace Mayer argued on a recent edition of FS Insider. Facebook’s Libra is not likely to seriously challenge...

History Suggests 'Insurance Cut' Good for the Stock Market, Says Ari Wald

Jul 30 – As the financial world waits to see what the Fed has planned for interest rate cuts—the first since 2008—debate grows over odds for a recession or if an "insurance cut" will prevent a further slowdown in economic activity. According to Ari Wald at Oppenheimer...

Fed Rate Cuts and a Teetering Global Economy

Jul 26 – With a Fed rate cut extremely likely this month, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss on Financial Sense Newshour the economic impacts and what to expect as the global economy continues to cool...

Jim Rickards on U.S. National Debt and Limits of MMT

Jul 25 – Both political parties and most economists have seemingly abandoned conservative principles of managing national debt. This situation is setting the U.S. up for serious consequences, Jim Rickards told Financial Sense Insider on a recent podcast. Rickards...

Nick Reece on Leading Economic Indicators and Signs of Recession

Jul 24 – With the current U.S. economic expansion hitting record-setting territory, economic anxiety is setting in for some as the Fed eyes a rate cut. Financial Sense Insider spoke with Nick Reece, senior financial analyst at Merck Investments, to discuss his...

How to Live Better, Not Just Longer

Jul 16– Few topics are as important to those near or in retirement as their health. What many don’t realize is many of the top killers in the U.S. such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes, can be effectively reversed or prevented with proper diet...

Louis Gave: New Cold War Brewing Across the Pacific

Jul 15 – It seems the news has been consistently inundated with details and predictions regarding the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China. While tensions seem to have faded in the near-term, something more ominous is playing out beneath the surface...

Understanding the Millennial Mindset

Jul 9 – Millennials seem to be perennial targets, criticized for various perceived faults including poor saving habits. However, this caricature in addition to other tropes often associated with the generation are inaccurate. Josh Nunn, a millennial and associate financial advisor...

Craig Johnson: Trouble Is Brewing

Jul 5 –Markets have been stuck in a narrow trading range for the last 18 months, reaching new highs only to retrench amid setbacks. Craig Johnson of Piper Jaffray spoke with Financial Sense to give his take on where markets are headed and why there is reason...

New Retirement Bill in Congress Looks to Shake Things Up

Jun 27–A new bill before Congress—named the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement and Enhancement or SECURE Act—is likely to change options for investors as they prepare for retirement. In a recent Lifetime Income podcast Jim Puplava explained how...

Demelza Hays on Facebook's New Cryptocurrency

Jun 25 – Facebook announced its plans to develop a new cryptocurrency, called Libra. It won’t go live until 2020, but the announcement alone has created substantial impact around the world. Demelza Hays, a cryptocurrency researcher, professor and author...

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