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Financial Sense Newshour: Big Picture

Are Oil Prices Heading Higher?

Jan 18 – In this edition of the Big Picture, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss oil prices. Is oil heading higher? Last week, the discussion centered around waivers, shale growth and fear of a global slowdown. Today we talk about OPEC cutbacks...

Fast and Furious: Time to Buckle Up

Jan 11 – In today's Big Picture, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss Financial Sense Wealth Management's annual forecast where we give our own view for 2019. While there has been talk of recession in 2019 or 2020, the numbers...

Forecast 2019: The Last Hurrah

Jan 4 – In our first Big Picture show of the year, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer look at what the experts are predicting for 2019, looking at everything from the stock market, interest rates, inflation and any wild cards that may throw...

The Factor – The Big Risk Nobody Is Talking About (Reprise)

Dec 28 – In this Big Picture podcast, Jim Puplava and John Loeffler explain how liquidity is the missing factor in today’s risk models. Jim describes three primary trends that made “liquidity the new leverage..."

The Big Mistake; The Fed's Road to Perdition

Dec 21 – It's the season to be jolly unless you're an investor. Instead of a Santa Claus rally we got the Fed becoming the Grinch who stole Christmas. On Wall Street and for investors, it looks like there will be no 'ho ho ho' this Christmas as falling stock prices...

Expect the Unexpected

Dec 14 — In hour two, the Big Picture, we’re reflecting on 2018. We're looking at how it began, the predictions that were made (including our own) and what has happened since. We’ll also discuss...

Big Picture: The Final Countdown

Dec 7 – Since hitting all-time record highs this September, we’ve seen three corrections with the latest happening just this week. Stocks are now back into negative territory for the year despite a growing economy and record profits...

Big Picture: Things to Worry About; Trump vs. OPEC

Nov 30 – We've seen more volatility this year despite record corporate profits and a booming economy. One would think with economic and financial conditions this good, the stock market would be doing much better than it has...

Revealing the Invisible: How Our Hidden Behaviors Are Becoming the Most Valuable Commodity of the 21st Century

Nov 24 – Thomas Koulopolous explains the massive scale to which human behavior is being collected, stored, analyzed, and commoditized as a new global currency. His book, Revealing the Invisible, offers a front-row seat to the future of business....

What the Hell Just Happened?

Nov 17 – After the volatility with this week’s oil prices you might be thinking ‘What the Hell Just Happened?’ How can we go from record prices for the year and calls for $100 oil by year-end to a bear market in oil with prices near $50 in just one month? What changed? Is this the sign of an approaching recession, a new glut in oil...

Big Picture: Volatility and Risk; Cold War 2.0

Nov 10 - The mid-term elections changed the political make-up of Washington this week. What will a divided Congress mean for the economy and the markets? In today’s Big Picture podcast, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss the headwinds to Trump’s tax and infrastructure plans, and the key proposals for compromise in 2019...

Big Picture: Red October and The Myth of Capitalism

Nov 3 – Last month began with records being set for the major averages, but that only lasted a few days. All of the gains for 2018 were erased. October showed some of the most violent storms we’ve seen in the last 7 years. On today’s edition of the Big Picture...

No Recession or Bear Market Yet; Turmoil, Trouble & Bubbles

Oct 27 – In today’s Big Picture podcast, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss the market’s volatility over the past week. Jim still holds to his prediction that we won’t see a bear market until late next year or early 2020. Peaks in the housing market and...

Big Picture: When Giants Fall; Oil Wars

Oct 20 – In today’s Big Picture podcast, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss “When Giants Fall,” looking at the bankruptcy of iconic American businesses like Sears and Toys R Us, and the steps that lead to their downfall. Next, in “Oil Wars,” we cover...

Big Picture: Now Everyone Has Something to Worry About

Oct 13 – Why did the market take a nosedive this week? In the first part of today’s Big Picture, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss the number of worries that came to the surface and what started the cascade. Next, they discuss the cycles of human...

Jim Bianco on Fed Killing the Recovery, Kavanaugh Political Aftermath

Oct 6 – Financial Sense Newshour welcomes Jim Bianco at Bianco Research to discuss the recent breakout in 10-year yields to a seven-year high, and what this means for stocks, bonds, and the overall market. Bianco says traditional money managers...

Big Picture: $100 Oil?

Sep 29 – This week ended in an upward push in oil prices with Brent crude closing at $81, West Texas Intermediate over $72, and oil from Oman over $90. More and more forecasts are now coming out calling for oil to move as high as $100 if supplies...

Big Picture: Flash Crashes and Flash Bubbles

Sep 22 – Our main topic in the Big Picture this week is something we’ve seen many times during this bull market: The sudden plunge in stock prices and the periodic episodes of bubbles in a particular asset class or market sector. We discuss why flash...

Big Picture: Big Debt Crises, Past and Future - A Billionaire’s Perspective

Sep 15 – Financial Sense looks at recent comments by Ray Dalio, manager of the world largest hedge fund, on how debt cycles through the economy to create booms and busts. Dalio explains how central bank and fiscal policy typically respond and where...

Big Picture: What’s Different This Time

Sep 8 – One of our themes at this year’s conference is on how different this business and market cycle is from years past. In the first segment of today’s Big Picture, we look at the $2 TRILLION difference that is helping to make this one of the longest business...

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