Financial Sense Newshour: Big Picture

Oil: Unloved, Undervalued and Under Owned

Feb 08 – Oil prices hit multi-year highs in 2018, but by year-end fell nearly 40 percent. Now a month into 2019 stock prices are rising and oil prices have somewhat recovered. In this edition of the Big Picture Jim and Chris discuss waivers for Iranian oil, increased production by...

Bear Market or Trading Range?

Feb 01–In hour two, the Big Picture, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss a topic that’s not on the minds of most investors: a recession and bear market. Currently, Wall Street analysts are bullish on the stock market and ...

The Approaching Debt Tsunami

Jan 25 – Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer cover the debt tsunami headed our way. Find out what could happen to individual bond holders if BBB bonds are downgraded. Jim and Chirs discuss the leveraged...

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...