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Martin Armstrong

May 3 – Jim welcomes back Martin Armstrong of Armstrong Economics. Martin and Jim cover many important topics, including Washington’s need for more revenue, the future of the European Union, the current outlook for gold...

Alex Daley

May 2 – Jim welcomes Alex Daley, Chief Technology Investment Strategist with Casey Research. Alex and Jim discuss Apple, and if it is a buy at current levels. Alex also discusses Apple’s transition from a rapidly growing tech company to a Blue-Chip...


May 1 – Jim welcomes author and Washington Post columnist Neil Irwin to discuss his new book, “The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World on Fire”. The book focuses on the world’s most powerful men never elected to public office...

Frank Holmes

Apr 30 – Jim welcomes Frank Holmes, CEO and chief investment officer of US Global Investors, Inc., which manages a diversified family of mutual funds and hedge funds specializing in gold, natural resources, and emerging markets.

Gregory S French

This week Jim and Cathlyn discuss smarter retirement investing, relying less on cookie-cutter approaches and old allocation models for retirement. They discuss common mistakes and misguidance, as well as custom solutions in lieu of the cookie-cutter approach.


Technician Tom McClellan of The McClellan Market Report shares two charts with the Financial Sense Newshour on what he sees with current gold cycles and the daily gold lease rates.

Ross Hansen

Apr 26 – Jim welcomes back Ross Hansen, founder of Northwest Territorial Mint, now the largest private mint in the US. Ross discusses the recent high demand for physical precious metals and notes that the fundamentals of the market have not changed.

Eoin Treacy

Apr 25 – Jim welcomes back Eoin Treacy, Global Strategist at Fullermoney, a division of Stockcube Research Ltd. in London. Eoin is favorable toward US markets, noting contracting P/E’s and rising dividend yields on US stocks.

Robert L Hirsch PhD

Apr 24 – Jim is pleased to welcome back Dr. Robert Hirsch, Senior Energy Advisor at Management Information Services Inc. and an authority on Peak Oil. Dr. Hirsch has just returned from a historic peak oil conference in Doha, Qatar...

Brian Pretti

Apr 23 – Jim is pleased to welcome back Brian Pretti CFA, Managing Editor at Brian says to brace yourself for the flight of global capital coming into the US later this year. For now, all roads lead to the dollar.

Dr Bonnie Olsen

This week Jim and Cathlyn use the case study of Joe and Irene Turner to illustrate several issues facing today’s retirees. These issues include Long Term Care and medical expenses, fear of the financial markets, inflation, the difficulty of maintaining quality of life in a 0% interest rate environment and reconciling budgets versus sources of income.

Simon A Mikhailovich

Apr 19 – Jim welcomes Simon Mikhailovich, Co-Founder of Eidesis Capital LLC in New York City. Jim and Simon cover a number of topics, including gold, why people should own it, and the difference between paper and physical gold.

Dave Lauer

Apr 18 – Jim welcomes back Dave Lauer, a Market Structure, and Technology Architecture Consultant. His most recent work includes public policy with Better Markets and technology architecture with IEX, a new equity market. Previously, he worked as...

Dwaine van Vuuren

Apr 17 – Jim welcomes Dwaine Van Vuuren, CEO at Recession Alert in South Africa. Dwaine is a full-time trader specializing in real-time recession dating models. According to his models and index, Dwaine sees no recession in...

Kurt H Wulff CFA

Apr 16 – Jim welcomes back Kurt Wulff CFA, Independent Energy Analyst at McDep LLC. Kurt and Jim discuss energy equities today and Kurt sees Exxon as the Rodney Dangerfield of oil stocks, not getting the respect it deserves.

Tom Collett

In this week’s edition Jim and Cathlyn discuss the function of bonds in a portfolio, and how to evaluate them. They go over bond basics such as maturity date, coupon yield and current yield, as well as identifying the main bond risks. Jim explains the primary functions of a bond in a portfolio allocation, as well as how to assess the performance of bonds within a portfolio.

Grant Williams

Apr 12 – Jim is pleased to welcome back Grant Williams, Portfolio & Strategy Advisor at Vulpes Investment Management in Singapore, and author of the popular investment letter, “Things That Make You Go Hmmm…”. Grant discusses the recent...

Ramesh Ponnuru

Apr 11 – Jim welcomes Ramesh Ponnuru, Bloomberg columnist and visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. Ramesh discusses an article he wrote about a proposal from US Congressman Devin Nunes to incentivize American and foreign...

barry ritholtz

Apr 10 – Jim welcomes back Barry Ritholtz, CEO and Director of Equity Research at Fusion IQ, an online quantitative research firm. Barry discusses how the many economic “crises” today are overblown and essentially driven by the media...

Evelyn Browning Garriss

Apr 9 – Jim welcomes back Evelyn Browning Garriss, Editor of The Browning Newsletter. Evelyn discusses changes in weather patterns in the tropics that should add more rainfall in the springtime but bring more heat waves and...