Big Picture: Volatility and Risk; Cold War 2.0

Nov 10 - The mid-term elections changed the political make-up of Washington this week. What will a divided Congress mean for the economy and the markets? In today’s Big Picture podcast, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss the headwinds to Trump’s tax and infrastructure plans, and the key proposals for compromise in 2019.

Then, in part two of today’s podcast, we discuss Cold War 2.0 between US and China with three strategic objectives cited by the Pentagon and increasing moves toward great power confrontation.