Financial Sense Newshour: Big Picture

The US Economy Is Rolling Over, Says Greg Weldon

Jul 12 – Fed Chairman Jerome Powell confirmed a rate cut is coming at the end of this month. Markets reacted positively to this news with major indexes hitting new highs. Ryan Puplava makes sense of what moved the markets this week. Then, Basil Chapman, host...

Caveat Emptor: Catalysts and Hedges

Jun 28 – There are two major events that could impact the markets over the next month: a trade deal between the US and China and next month's Fed FOMC meeting where it's widely expected that the Fed will cut interest rates. Today, on Financial Sense Newshour...

When the Fed Cuts Rates, Something Is Going Wrong

Jun 21– Ryan Puplava starts things off and shares what moved the markets this week. Dave Nicoski of Vermillion Technical Research analyzes the break out in gold and currency wars he sees headed our way. Robert Rapier says there’s a major disconnect...

3 Reasons You Should Be Thinking About Gold

Jun 14 – Ryan Puplava shares what moved the markets this week and tells us what we can expect in the weeks ahead. Richard Dickson of Lowry Research says his outlook is still positive and expects the markets to hit higher highs. Then, Damien Moore...

When Money Dies: The Economics of Inflation

May 17 – The U.S. national debt is over $22 trillion and the deficit will hit $973 billion this year. We are now in an era of trillion, if not multi-trillion, dollar deficits. According to the CBO, entitlements and interest on the debt will consume 100 percent of all government...

$2 Trillion Sorely Needed for America's Infrastructure, Says ASCE's Casey Dinges

May 3 – Casey Dinges, Senior Managing Director at the American Society of Civil Engineers, comments on the $2 trillion spending need for infrastructure to move America from its current D+ rating to a B, how much Americans are spending in invisible taxes

Healthcare Tanks as Gas Prices Break the Bank

Apr 26– Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer cover the impact gas prices are having on consumers and the overall U.S. economy. They discuss how changes in oil prices could play out in the market and geopolitically...

Marijuana: Lucrative Leaf or Harmful Herb?

Apr 19 – On this special edition of the Big Picture Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer get into the weeds on the marijuana debate. They examine the plant and see if it's really living up to all the hype surrounding it in recent years...

The Markets Just Dodged a Bullet, but for How Long?

Apr 12 – There is a lot of bullishness now that the markets came roaring back this year. Several of the issues that threatened to cause major damage to the economy receded...

A ‘Delicate Moment’ for the Global Economy

Apr 5 – Recent reports out from the World Bank and the IMF all point to a clear slowdown—not only in the U.S., but also in Europe, China, Japan and much of Asia. Many of these regions and countries are more dependent on global...