Christopher Puplava, CRPC®'s Contributions

Weekly Update: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Nov 14 – The good: In the short-term, we see extremely high bearish sentiment on top of improving technical breadth measures, which typically mark a bottom in the stock market. The bad: This is probably a temporary rally and we could...

Weekly Update: Analysts and Investors Still Shunning Top-Performing Energy Sector

Nov 7 – Today, we look at fund flows and the number of buy, sell, and hold recommendations by the analyst community for many top tech firms vs. the leading outperformers within the energy sector. In addition, we also show the impact of bank...

Tech Bust Meets 'Old Economy' Revenge

Oct 28 – Ryan Puplava gives this week's market wrap-up. Bruce Fraser gives a technical update on the market and says we are seeing a similar setup to the 2000-2002 period. Next, Financial Sense Newshour's Jim Puplava speaks with Greg Weldon...

Weekly Update: How China and Japan Are Adding to Global Market Turmoil in Treasury Sell Off

Oct 24 – Chris Puplava, CIO of Financial Sense Wealth Management, shows how we've now seen more wealth destruction take place than in 2008-2009 as Japan and China sell off significant amounts of US Treasury holdings. Why are they doing this...

Weekly Update: Spike in Corporate Bond Yields, Gas Inventories at Record Lows

Oct 17 – Corporate bond yields are spiking at the fastest rate we've seen in many years and the creator of the widely-watched Treasury volatility index says the US Treasury market is broken with the current swings underway. Today, we look at this and...

Weekly Update: Extreme Moves Everywhere

Oct 3 – Whether it's in the currency, stock, or bond markets, we are seeing extreme movements everywhere. Chris Puplava, CIO of Financial Sense Wealth Management, looks at just how extreme each of these moves are compared to history...

Weekend Edition: The Fed Raises Until Something Breaks – That Was This Week

Sep 30 – Ryan Puplava discusses the emergency intervention by the Bank of England this week, hotter than expected inflation figures (again), and the eruption of more geopolitical turbulence. Next, Financial Sense Newshour speaks with...

Leading Indicators Pointing Towards Inflation Surprises Ahead

Sep 21 – Today, we cover a wide range of leading indicators for inflation, which are all pointing towards surprises ahead. Chris Puplava, CIO of Financial Sense Wealth Management, looks at the percent of companies reporting higher prices for...

Bloomberg's Gina Martin Adams on Market Outlook; Robert Bryce on Decarbonization Push, Global Energy Crisis

Sep 16 – Deglobalization, decarbonization, and demographics (the 'Three Ds') are likely to keep inflationary pressures higher for longer, Gina Martin Adams, Chief Equity Strategist at Bloomberg Intelligence, tells Financial Sense Newshour...

Weekly Update: US Economy Hitting Interest Rate Wall

Sep 13 – Many were hoping for a big drop in inflation but it's just not happening, which means interest rates (that is, borrowing costs) are continuing to increase or remain high as well. Chris Puplava looks at how rates are putting a strain...

Weekly Update: Housing Is a Leading Indicator for the Economy. Here's What It's Saying About the Outlook

Aug 29 – Drawing on a legendary NBER research paper from Edward Leamer, Chris Puplava, CIO of Financial Sense Wealth Management, shows the current state of the housing market and the downstream impacts we are likely to see in the months ahead...

Powell Warns of 'Pain' Ahead; Still Premature to Be Bullish, Says Chris Puplava

Aug 26 – After this week's wrap-up and focus on the market-moving comments by Fed chair Jay Powell of 'pain' ahead, which immediately led to a steep decline in the stock market, Financial Sense Wealth Management CIO Chris Puplava explains why...

Weekly Update: Something Has to Give

Aug 23 – Chris Puplava, CIO of Financial Sense Wealth Management, shows how there is a clear inverse correlation between inflation and stock market valuations, and how at current inflation levels, the stock market would need to see a large...

Home Sales Are Crashing Faster Than the Bursting of the 2005 Housing Bubble

Aug 18 – The recent 6-month slide in existing home sales is so steep that even the sharpest deceleration during the housing bubble could not match the recent pace in declining home sales in that it took 9 months to fall in 2007 to match...

Weekend Edition: Stocks Are Halfway Back to the Peak, Time to Jump Back In?

Aug 12 – After this week's wrap-up, Chris Puplava provides an update on the technical, fundamental, and monetary backdrop facing the market given that the US stocks have now climbed halfway back from their all-time highs at the beginning of this year...

Weekly Update: Why We're Still Early Into an Economic Slowdown

Aug 8 – Chris Puplava, CIO of Financial Sense Wealth Management, looks at the lagged impact of Fed tightening on the economy, and how this is showing up in leading economic indicators for a downturn to persist well into 2023...

When a Pause Is Not a Pause & Why 2.5% Is the Most Important Threshold to Watch

Aug 1 – A true pause by the Fed means an end to rate hikes AND an end to shrinking its balance sheet. The market is cheering that we may be getting closer to the former but, I believe, has yet to come to grips with the latter...

McClellan: Bear Market Rally About to End, Consumer Sentiment Plunge Projecting Sharp Rise in Unemployment

Jul 29 – After this week's market wrap-up with Ryan Puplava, Financial Sense Newshour speaks with Tom McClellan to get an update on his outlook for the stock market, the economy, and more. Next, Rick Sharga at ATTOM discusses the dramatic slowing...

Weekly Update: Broad-Based Support for Inflation Peak, 0.75% Fed Hike This Week

Jul 25 – Today we look at market-based measures of inflation, including commodity prices and consumer expectations, which paint a fairly definitive case that the 9.1% headline CPI for June will mark the peak for US inflation. Also, the Fed meets...

Weekly Update: Technicals Showing Near-Term Positive Development

Jul 18 – Chris Puplava, CIO of Financial Sense Wealth Management, shows how even though we continue to see a longer-term deterioration in the fundamental backdrop with housing and jobs data, in the near-term, we are starting to see...

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