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Bill Powers

Mar 19 – Jim welcomes energy expert Bill Powers back to the program. Bill notes that energy stocks are now getting a bid, and he and Jim discuss the significance of Freeport-McMoRan is getting back into the oil business.

Dr Judith Fradkin

In this week’s edition, Jim and Cathlyn discuss the important but difficult topic of preparing and protecting a spouse if you were to die first. They discuss the importance of consolidating estate and financial documents, reviewing financial plans, looking at the possibility of using a corporate trustee.

Patrick L Abbott

Mar 15 – Jim welcomes back Dr. Patrick Abbott, Professor Emeritus, Department of Geological Sciences at San Diego State University. Dr. Abbott is an expert on earthquakes and is a veteran of many media appearances in California after...

Dr Jim Walker

Mar 14 – Jim is pleased to welcome back Dr. Jim Walker, Founder and Managing Director at Asianomics Limited in Hong Kong. He expects slower growth in China this year, likely under 5%. Dr. Jim believes Japan’s new policy of weakening...

Keith M Barron PhD

Mar 13 – Jim is pleased to welcome noted geologist Keith Barron Ph.D., Director, Founder, and Exploration Geologist at U308 Corp. Keith and Jim discuss the recently completed PDAC Convention from Toronto, the world's premier event for...

David Morgan

Mar 12 – Jim welcomes back David Morgan of The Morgan Report. David believes the fundamentals are still strong for the precious metals markets, but investor sentiment is at or near rock bottom. He also sees the metals markets as the most...

David Saÿen

In this week’s edition of The Lifetime Income Series, Jim and Cathlyn look at the “4% Rule” for retirement withdrawals. They discuss what it is, why it isn’t working, and what you should do instead. Jim also gives a case study on corporate trustees.

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Margin debt was recently reported at the third highest in history. This is overwhelmingly the big story for me. The Fed is accomplishing its mission of creating wealth by building yet another bubble ...

james koutoulas

Mar 7 – Jim is pleased to welcome James Koutoulas of Typhon Capital Management. James has been a leading advocate in fighting to recover $1 billion for customers from the MF Global bankruptcy. James tells Jim that the bankruptcy...

Bud Conrad

Mar 6 – Jim welcomes back Bud Conrad, Chief Economist at Casey Research. Bud lays out his case that federal government policies have distorted the economy, impoverished the middle class and greatly expanded the size of...

Brian Pretti

Mar 5 – Jim welcomes back Brian Pretti CFA, Managing Editor at ContraryInvestor.com. Brian and Jim discuss the Fed’s current policy of pumping trillions of dollars into the markets. There are legitimate reasons to be pessimistic...

Jim Puplava

In The Lifetime Income Series this week, Jim and Cathlyn look at small business tax strategies. They illustrate the issues through the case study of Tim and Rebecca Hansen, who run a small event planning business. Their business has grown rapidly, and so has their tax burden.

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90% down days and their implications near term...

the bubble

Mar 1 – Jim welcomes the creators of the new documentary film, “The Bubble”. Thomas Woods and Jimmy Morrison discuss the causes of the financial crisis, look at past financial crises, and touch on governmental responses to...

Joseph Saluzzi

Feb 28 – Jim is pleased to welcome back Joseph Saluzzi, Co-Founder of Themis Trading LLC. As a vocal critic of the current High-Frequency Trading structure, Joe discusses how the regulators are totally outmatched by the highly complex HFT...

Gregory T Weldon

Feb 27 – Jim welcomes back Greg Weldon, Founder, and CEO of Weldon Financial. Greg and Jim discuss a variety of topics, starting with currency wars and gold’s recent breakdown. Greg says there’s a global perception that things are improving...

Gail Tverberg

Feb 26 – Jim welcomes back Gail Tverberg to speak on energy, and they discuss her views on limits to oil supply limiting long-term economic growth. Gail believes the key issue is that global oil supply is not rising very quickly...

Joel Mee

In this week’s edition of The Lifetime Income Series, Jim and Cathlyn discuss employer-sponsored retirement plans. They look at tax efficiency, investment efficiency and the benefits of automatic “brainless is painless” contributions. They also discuss investments available in a 401-K plan. Jim’s special guest is Joel Mee, Director of Retirement Plan Sales Operations at The Standard. Joel looks at the logistics involved in 401-K plans.

Michael J Kantrowitz CFA

Feb 22 – Jim welcomes back Michael Kantrowitz CFA, Director, Portfolio Strategy & Quantitative Research at Wolfe Trahan in New York. Michael sees the inflationary set-up as the big difference between 2012 and 2013. He expects record high...

Kurt H Wulff CFA

Feb 21 – Jim welcomes back Kurt Wulff CFA, Independent Energy Analyst at McDep LLC. Kurt discusses how Canadian energy stocks are at attractive valuations currently. Kurt and Jim also discuss the “war” between rail and pipelines in...

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