Christopher Puplava, CRPC®'s Contributions

Weekly Update: Global Economic Data Turning Down, Bulk of US Now in Manufacturing Recession

Jun 28 – In today's weekly investment video, Financial Sense Wealth Management CIO Chris Puplava takes a look at the latest leading economic indicators and other measures pointing out that global economic data has now turned down...

Weekend Edition: Fed Not Done, Draining Liquidity, and Energy Heading Higher

Jun 17 – After this week's market wrap-up, Financial Sense Newshour speaks with Bloomberg’s Head Equities Strategist Gina Martin Adams who sees the Fed Funds rate rising to 3% by year end before the Fed goes on pause, with one more....

Weekend Edition: Energy Spikes and Hard Landings

Jun 10 – Financial Sense Newshour speaks with John Roque, Head of Technical Strategy for 22V Research, on the big picture outlook for the stock market when it comes to spiking energy prices as well as a peak in P/E ratios from a very high level...

Weekly Update: Jim Bianco's Liquidity Warning

Jun 6 – Financial Sense Wealth Management CIO Chris Puplava covers Jim Bianco's recent warning on how the market may be facing a major loss in liquidity based on what we are seeing unfold right now in the repo market and money market funds...

Weekend Edition: Are We Facing an Economic Hurricane?

Jun 3 – After this week's market wrap-up, Financial Sense Newshour speaks with Frank Barbera to get an update on his technical and macro outlook for stock market and the economy. Frank believes the stock market is in a clear bearish trend...

Weekly Update: Commodities at Multi-Decade Low Inventory Levels

May 16 – US consumers are hitting the roads for summer driving season as gas inventories sit at multi-year lows. Also, inventory levels for many major commodities shown in today's video are actually at the lowest inventory levels in 10-20 years...

Peak Fed Rate Expectations? Using the 2-Year UST Yield to Time the Fed Pivot

May 25 – Since the 1981-1982 recession, every time the 2yr UST yield dipped below the fed funds rate by 50 bps or more, the Fed cut interest rates within 1 year, no exceptions. The typical lead time was just under 2 months...

Wall Street Still Hasn't Priced In What We're Seeing in the Credit Markets, Says Chris Puplava

May 20 – After this week's market wrap-up, Financial Sense Newshour speaks with John Kosar at Asbury Research who says all of his models are negative on the stock market with energy being the only sector still positive when looking at...

Are We There Yet? (AKA: Is the Bottom In?)

May 18 – With financial markets not quite near seizure levels, we do not appear to be close to a Fed pivot yet. Further, the other concern given the decline in economic growth (negative print in GDP for Q1 2022) is that analysts continue to not price in...

Weekly Update: Without Fed Pivot, Economic Backdrop Points to Hard Landing Ahead

May 16 – Financial Sense Wealth Management CIO Chris Puplava compares prior rate raising cycles where the Fed was able to engineer a soft landing in the economy, i.e. where it didn't lead to a recession, vs. today and shows how one of...

Weekly Update: Beginning Signs of Credit Market Freeze; Assessing Fed Pain Point

May 9 – Stress in the credit markets is rapidly building but is still below peak levels associated with prior Fed pivots on monetary policy. We think the pain trade therefore is not yet finished before global central banks, most notably...

Weekend Edition: Rate Hikes, Macro Headwinds, and Selling Cascades

May 6 – After this week's market wrap-up, we are joined by Frank Barbera to discuss his macro and technical outlook on the market. Next, Chris Puplava gives an update on global money supply growth and a potential Fed pivot later this year...

Weekly Update: Market Responding to 'Regime Shift' of Rapid Fed Tightening

Apr 25 – The stock market is now responding to a highly expected 'regime shift' of rapid monetary tightening by the Fed. Chris Puplava, CIO of Financial Sense Wealth Management, looks at the recent change in expectations from earlier this year...

Stocks Tumble on Aggressive Fed Talk, IMF Cut, $6 Trillion Debt Payback

Apr 22 – Chris Puplava, CIO of Financial Sense Wealth Management, discusses the outlook for the stock market and the economy, and how we are approaching today's market. Chris explains how over $6 trillion in US debt is...

Weekly Update: Who's Going to Buy All the US Debt Coming Due This Year?

Apr 19 –Chris Puplava takes a look at the massive amount of outstanding US Treasury debt coming due the remainder of this year in light of foreigners and now the Federal Reserve scaling back on their purchases. What does this mean for...

Weekly Update: Big Shift in the Corporate Bond Market; Gold Anticipating the Next Fed Pivot?

Apr 11 – The bear market rally looks to have finished as we provide an update on the credit markets and financial stress measures. Also, fund flow data is showing a big shift underway in the corporate bond market and gold may be signaling...

How Employers Can Mitigate the Risk of a 401K Lawsuit

Apr 4 – Did you know employers can face lawsuits over a 401(k) they provide their employees? Jim and Chris Puplava discuss the two most common causes for such lawsuits and the minimum steps that should be taken to mitigate...

Macro Headwinds Abound

Mar 4 – New home sales are down double-digits from last year’s level as a 30-year fixed rate mortgages have surged from under 3% to nearly 5%. Unless mortgage rates move materially lower soon, the slowdown in housing is...

Edward Dowd: The Greatest Scandal of Our Times Is About to Break

Apr 1 – After this week's wrap-up on the stock market, economic numbers, and the yield curve, Financial Sense Newshour speaks with two high-powered guests: Robin Griffiths and Edward Dowd. Robin discusses a brewing storm to hit the global...

Weekly Update: Credit Markets Argue Caution As March Rally Nears Overbought Levels

Mar 28 – Credit markets are still flagging risks to the broader stock market outlook as the March rally reaches overbought levels. Chris Puplava, CIO of Financial Sense Wealth Management, covers a series of indicators we are currently...

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