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Puru Saxena: China’s Economy Slowing Down Much Faster Than Reported

Sep 24 – Jim welcomes back Puru Saxena, Editor, and Founder of Money Matters and Puru Saxena Ltd in Hong Kong. Puru believes that China’s economy is slowing much faster than reported, and the vast Chinese real estate bubble is totally...

The Lifetime Income Series: Getting a Grip on Healthcare Costs

Special Guest: Dr. Georgia Sadler on Cancer Risks and Prevention

In this week’s edition of the Lifetime Income Series, Jim and Cathlyn follow up last week’s focus on Social Security and Veteran’s benefits by looking at Medicare benefits, as well as outlining typical healthcare costs during retirement....

JKC de Courcy: Syria a Very Complex Issue - Many of the Rebels Are Jihadists

Sep 20 – Jim is pleased to welcome back JKC de Courcy, Chief Executive at Intelligence Research Ltd, London. Mr. de Courcy discusses recent events in Syria and notes that it is an extremely complex issue, with perhaps half the rebels...

John Butler: Watch What the Fed Does - Not What It Says

Sep 19 – Jim welcomes back John Butler, Chief Investment Officer at Amphora Commodities Alpha Fund in London. John sees the current period as one of unusually strong dissent within the Federal Reserve, noting differences between...

Rep. Matt Shea: Bifurcation of Economic Freedom Emerging in the US

Sep 18 – Jim welcomes Matt Shea, a State Representative from Washington. Matt discusses the divisions of economic freedom and opportunity emerging throughout the country, due to government policy. He discusses regions or corridors of economic...

Professor Steve Hanke: The Fed’s Stimulus Policies Are Making the Credit Crunch Worse

Sep 17 – Jim welcomes back Steve Hanke, Professor of Applied Economics at The Johns Hopkins University and Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute in Washington D.C. Professor Hanke discusses why the interbank lending market has dried up as...

The Lifetime Income Series: Social Security and Veteran’s Benefits 101

Sep 16 – This week the program is about government benefits. Jim and Cathlyn discuss Social Security benefits, including when you can take them, how the benefits are determined, and if you can collect benefits while still working.

Rick Santelli: Labor Force Participation Rate Lowest Since 1978

Sep 13 – Jim welcomes back CNBC’s Rick Santelli from the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade. Rick discusses the slow economic recovery and notes that the interbank lending market is not functioning properly. As a result, small business has...

Louis-Vincent Gave: Energy and Manufacturing Renaissance Coming to the US

Sep 12 – Jim is pleased to welcome back Louis-Vincent Gave, CEO of GaveKal in Hong Kong. Louis-Vincent and Jim discuss a number of long-term macroeconomic themes that will unfold in the years ahead. Louis-Vincent sees China and the US as...

Ned Schmidt: This Year Likely Marks the Bottom in Agricultural Commodities

Sep 11 – Jim welcomes back Ned Schmidt CFA, Publisher of The Value View Gold & The Agri-Food Value View Reports. Ned explains why he believes that 2013 will mark the bottom for agricultural commodity prices. He sees this year is...

John Kaiser: Global Downturn in Emerging Markets Could Be Negative for Gold

Sep 10 – Jim welcomes back John Kaiser, founder of Kaiser Research Online. John believes that gold is currently stuck in a trading range between $1200 and $1400 oz. He does not see a catalyst currently for higher prices and believes...

The Lifetime Income Series: Learning From Your Investment Mistakes

Sep 9 – This week Jim and Cathlyn discuss investment mistakes, specifically how to recognize and learn from them, and then focusing on changing your investment behavior. They discuss a recent Wall Street Journal article titled “The Seven...

Jeffrey Saut: We Are Halfway Through the Market Correction

Sep 6 – Jim welcomes back Jeffrey Saut, Chief Investment Strategist at Raymond James Financial Inc. Jeff believes we are approximately halfway through the current market correction, but the market will be higher by year’s end.

Joseph Dancy: A Fundamental Mismatch in Supply and Demand Explains High Oil Prices

Sep 5 – Jim welcomes back Joseph Dancy, Adjunct Lecturer of Oil & Gas Law, Southern Methodist University, and Manager, LSGI Technology Venture Fund L.P. Joe discusses the energy market from a supply and demand perspective.

Alex Daley: Advances in Biotechnology Will Be a Major Game-Changer

Sep 4 – Jim welcomes back Alex Daley, senior editor and technology analyst for Casey Research. Jim and Alex discuss a number of game-changing technologies that are on the way, or already here. Alex believes that autonomous driving...

Benn Steil: Author of “The Battle of Bretton Woods”

Sep 3 – Jim welcomes Benn Steil Ph.D., author of “The Battle of Bretton Woods: John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the Making of a New World Order”. Upending the conventional wisdom that Bretton Woods was the product of...

The Best of The Lifetime Income Series: De-Bunkering Doomsday Prepper Portfolios

Also, “Brainless Is Painless” – Efficient Retirement Investing

Sep 2 – In this special reprise edition of the Lifetime Income Series, Jim and Cathlyn discuss “De-Bunkering Doomsday Prepper Portfolios” as well as “Brainless Is Painless” – Efficient Retirement Investing. In the first topic this week Jim and Cathlyn discuss...

Cris Sheridan on HFT, the Surveillance Society, and Mathematical Governance

Aug 30 – In this special interview, John Loeffler, and Cris Sheridan discuss the implications of modern surveillance technology used both in finance, with high-frequency trading (HFT), and on the web. Cris explains how mathematical governance is...

The Best of FS Insider - Dr. Marc Faber: Investors Ignore Neglected Assets When They Are Cheap, Like Gold

Aug 29 – In a special reprise edition of FS Insider, Jim speaks with 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...

Walter Olson: How Frivolous Lawsuits Are Raising the Cost of Living in America

Aug 28 – Jim welcomes Walter Olson, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute’s Center for Constitutional Studies, and founder of the blog Overlawyered.com. His blog explores an American legal system in dire need of reform, showing how litigation is used as

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