December 20, 2019 – On this edition of the Financial Sene Newshour, Chris Preitauer shares what moved the markets this week. Jim Puplava talks to John Kosar about the broad swath of rising indexes not just in the U.S. but around the globe. He also discusses how rising interest rates are hinting at a stronger economy in 2020. Danielle DiMartino Booth discusses the Fed, the two industrial recessions we've had during this expansion and what she sees in the year ahead. Lastly, in our Smart Macro segment, Financial Sense Wealth Management's CIO Chris Puplava comments on the recent multi-decade breakout in foreign markets coupled with broad-based weakness in the US dollar relative to foreign currencies (see charts referenced below).
(Please note: Additional risks are associated with international investing, such as currency fluctuations, political and economic stability, and differences in accounting standards.)