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Robert Shiller on the Power of Narrative Economics

Oct 15 – Many academically-minded economists worked to establish a mathematical basis and modeling in the study of economics in the 20th century. But this approach has not always produced reliable results. Financial Sense Insider spoke with nobel prize-winning...

The Convergence of AI and Healthcare

Oct 14 – Cutting edge developments in the AI, known as deep learning, are making significant headway toward helping us solve complex problems. Financial Sense Insider spoke with Nikhil Buduma, from Remedy Health and author of...

Headlines Dominate Cautious Markets

Oct 7 – Last week’s reports weren’t pretty, but they didn’t really present anything new, Puplava noted. While it is true that we are officially in contractionary territory for 2 months in a row in manufacturing, we aren’t quite there yet in the non-manufacturing...

Life Insurance Is an Important Part of Any Financial Plan

Oct 7 – It’s impossible to be fully prepared for all of life’s what-ifs, but life insurance can play an important role in making sure you’re as prepared as you can be. On a recent episode of Lifetime Planning...

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...

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?

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...

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...

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