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Ronald Stoeferle: We Were Really Close to a Default in the Leveraged Paper Gold System

May 8 – Jim welcomes Ronald Stoeferle, publisher of the respected annual report, “In Gold We Trust”, and a gold fund manager in Vienna, Austria. Ronald tells Jim that we were close to a run on the bullion banks during the recent chaotic drop in gold.

Joseph Dancy: Global Demand for Oil is Growing Relentlessly

May 3 – Jim welcomes Joseph Dancy, Manager LSGI Venture Fund, and Professor at SMU Cox School of Business in Texas. Joe sees a discrepancy between energy company performance and share prices, as most major oil producers have...

The Lifetime Income Series: Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

Understanding Compound Interest - The Eighth Wonder of the World

This week on the Lifetime Income Series , Jim and Cathlyn discuss the very important topic of compound interest, once famously called “the eighth wonder of the world” by Albert Einstein. Jim and Cathlyn offer examples to explain the concept and why it is so important to start early, invest wisely and stay disciplined.

Martin Armstrong: Washington Is Broke and Looking at More Ways to Tax Americans

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: Apple Transitioning From Growth Company to Blue-Chip Company

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...

Neil Irwin – The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World on Fire

The extraordinary power of central bankers and how they used it during the great financial crisis

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 of US Global Investors: Paper Gold Is Short-Term and Leveraged - Physical Gold Is Long-Term and Cash

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.

The Lifetime Income Series: Custom vs. Cookie-Cutter: Smarter Retirement Investing

Special Guest: Gregory French, J.D., President of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)

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.

Ross Hansen: Physical Demand for Precious Metals Continues to Go Up

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: US Blue-Chip Multinational Stocks the Place to Be

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.

Dr. Robert Hirsch: Middle East Waking Up to Peak Oil Reality

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: Global Capital Flight to the US Will Drive Next Melt-up in the Stock Market

Apr 23 – Jim is pleased to welcome back Brian Pretti CFA, Managing Editor at ContraryInvestor.com. 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.

The Lifetime Income Series: Turning It Around – A Budget and Long Term Care Solution

Special Guest: Dr. Bonnie Olsen on Elder Financial Fraud and Abuse

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 Mikhailovich: It’s 12 O’clock, Do You Know Where Your Gold Is?

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: Crime Without Punishment - The Looting of Individual Investors by Robo Traders

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: No Recession in Sight for the US

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 Wulff: Exxon is the Rodney Dangerfield of Oil Companies

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.

The Lifetime Income Series: A Bond Is Not A Stock; That’s Why It Diversifies Your Portfolio

Special Guest: Attorney Tom Collett Discusses Tax-efficient Business Planning

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: Currency Wars Now Entering Their End Game

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 on How to Make America a Global Tax Haven

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...

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