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Evelyn Browning Garriss

Jun 4 – Jim welcomes Evelyn Browning Garriss, Editor of the Browning Newsletter. Evelyn details the wild spring weather of 2013 in the US, with record cold, record heat, floods and drought all hitting different parts of the country.

T Colin Campbell PhD

This week Jim and Cathlyn discuss under what circumstances is it okay to touch your principal and how much should you be pulling out. Jim outlines the options for managing your assets, and the options for managing your expenses. They also discuss when it’s not okay to dip into principal, and illustrate the topic using the case study of Melvin and Joanne Keller. The special guest this week is Dr. T. Colin Campbell, coauthor of the bestselling book, “The China Study”, which details the connection between nutrition and heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Dr. Campbell was also featured in the documentary film, “Forks Over Knives”.

jkc de courcy

May 31 – Jim welcomes back JKC de Courcy, Chief Executive at Intelligence Research Ltd, publisher of Courcy’s Intelligence Brief out of London. Jim and JKC discuss a number of geopolitical hot spots, including Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Adam Fergusson

May 30 – Jim is pleased to welcome back Adam Fergusson, author of When Money Dies, written in 1975. Mr. Fergusson is also a former Member of the European Parliament and has been a Special Adviser at the Foreign Office, and a consultant on...

Jeff Rubin

May 29 – Jim welcomes back Jeff Rubin, economist, and author of the recently published book on oil, “The End of Growth”. Jeff discusses the issues of pipeline politics in Canada, and how environmentalists are trying to...

Nicholas Eberstadt

May 28 – Jim welcomes Nicholas Eberstadt, a political economist and a demographer by training, who holds the Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy at American Enterprise Institute. In his book, Nicholas details the exponential growth in...

Dick Gregerson

This week Jim and Cathlyn discuss the difficult environment many retirees face and how to create a plan for a secure retirement. They discuss the “new normal” of a low-interest rate environment, which has followed bear markets in...


Let's take a closer look at Trina Solar Energy (TSL) and Claymore Global Solar Energy (TAN).

Marc Faber PhD

May 24 – Jim is pleased to welcome back Marc Faber Ph.D., of Marc Faber Limited in Hong Kong. Marc and Jim discuss the current state of the gold market and that Marc is buying gold every month, which he is storing in Asia...

Barry Bannister CFA

May 23 – Jim is pleased to welcome back Barry Bannister CFA, Managing Director at Stifel Nicolaus. Barry characterizes the first half of 2013 as recovery from a deflationary shock, with defensive stocks outperforming. He sees the second...

Ned Schmidt

May 22 – Jim welcomes back Ned Schmidt CFA, Publisher of The Value View Gold & The Agri-Food Value View Reports. Ned is very optimistic on gold. He also advises investors to ignore Wall Street, as he believes gold is currently funding...

Russell Napier

May 20 – Jim welcomes back Russell Napier, Consultant with CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets. Russell makes the case that faltering economic growth in the emerging markets, weaker commodity prices, a falling yen and strengthening dollar are...

This week Jim and Cathlyn discuss the situation of investors who would like to diversify an over-allocation in metals, but are waiting for the market to “recover” before they make any changes. Jim uses the case study of Thomas Leaderman to illustrate the costs of waiting for “the right time”.

Rick Santelli

May 17 – Jim welcomes back Rick Santelli, On-Air Editor at CNBC and veteran trader and financial executive. Rick refers to current central bank policies as a worldwide “money fest”, given by the Central Banking Country Club.

Oliver Inderwildi PhD

May 16 – Jim is pleased to welcome back Dr. Oliver Inderwildi Ph.D., Research Fellow at Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford, UK. Dr. Inderwildi speaks to the high degree of oil price volatility over...

Steve Forbes

May 15 – Jim is pleased to welcome back Steve Forbes, Chairman, CEO, and Editor in Chief at Forbes Media and an internationally respected authority in the worlds of economics, finance, and corporate leadership. They cover a number of...

Dan Steffens

May 14 – Jim welcomes Dan Steffens, the President of Energy Prospectus Group (EPG), a networking organization based in Houston, Texas. Dan publishes EPG’s newsletter, “The View From Houston”. Dan discusses his views on...

Peter H Bell

This week Jim and Cathlyn discuss the dilemma of those sitting on the sideline in cash. When is the right time to make a move? They illustrate the issue by discussing the case study of a retired couple, David and Michelle, who are unhappy with the meager returns on cash and CDs, but have not been ready to make a move into the market. Jim lays out a strategy to boost their income, but warns that time may be running short for income investors. This week’s guest is Peter Bell, president & CEO of the National Reverse Mortgage Association.

Jeffrey D Saut

May 10 – Jim is pleased to welcome Jeffrey Saut, Managing Director of Research at Raymond James Financial. Jeff mentions that many investment managers and other professionals are feeling “performance pressures” from having missed...

Michelle Caruso-Cabrera

May 9 – Jim is pleased to welcome back Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, an award-winning financial television journalist working for CNBC. Michelle and Jim discuss her on-the-ground reporting from Cyprus during its financial crisis.