Christopher Puplava, CRPC®'s Contributions

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...

Weekly Update: Falling Economic Growth, Declining Liquidity, and a Tightening Fed

Mar 22 – The yield curve is beginning to invert. Inflation is likely to remain sticky, i.e. persistent, this year and beyond. Recent data shows that consumers are tapping their credit cards to pay for inflated food, energy, and other costs...

Tom McClellan Warns of Continued Market Volatility; Moody's Ryan Sweet on Economic 'Boom-Bust' Cycle

Mar 18 – After this week's wrap-up, Tom McClellan at McOscillator, who predicted the stock market peak late last year, gives listeners an update on his technical outlook saying that he's now expecting violent, sideways action ahead. Next...

Weekly Update: Rising Risk of Russian Default

Mar 7 – Russian debt default risks now at 2008 levels. Credit stress rising in emerging market space. US dollar pushing higher and high yield debt continues to flag warning signs. Chris Puplava, CIO of Financial Sense Wealth Management...

Spike in Food Prices More Worrisome than Energy, Says Bloomberg's Gina Martin Adams

Mar 4 – After this week's market wrap-up with Frank Barbera, Bloomberg Chief Equity Strategist Gina Martin Adams explains the impact that $110-115 oil will have on various parts of the global economy, particularly Europe vs. the US...

Weekly Update: Stocks Now at Short-Term Oversold Levels; Credit Markets Still Not Giving All-Clear Signal

Feb 28 – Stocks appear to have put in a temporary bottom at current oversold levels but it is still not clear whether this will be the bottom. Chris Puplava, CIO of Financial Sense Wealth Management, looks at the 2018 analog many traders...

Greg Weldon: Consumers Are Choking on Inflation and Now Taking on Record Debt

Feb 18 – Greg Weldon at Weldon Online joins us today to discuss the massive surge in household debt in recent months. Greg says consumers are choking on inflation and taking on debt in order to pay it. You’ll definitely want to hear...

Weekly Update: Market Beginning to Price in Recession Risks

Feb 14 – Chris Puplava, CIO of Financial Sense Wealth Management, reviews the ongoing surge in global bond yields and argues this is likely due to an expected aggressive tightening of central banks and also leading to a further pricing...

Weekly Update: Spike in Global Bond Yields; Credit Markets Yet to Support Market Bottom

Feb 7 – Chris Puplava, CIO of Financial Sense Wealth Management, shows how we've seen a multi-year breakout in global bond yields and how this is signaling more upside for US yields as well. Chris also gives an update on the credit markets...

US Debt Crosses $30 Trillion, Credit Markets Signal More Pain Ahead

Feb 4 – After this week's market wrap-up, Frank Barbera gives a technical update on the stock market and says we could be looking at a 'Wiley E Coyote' moment. Next, Danielle DiMartino Booth at Quill Intelligence discusses the large uncertainty...

Weekly Update: Credit Markets Still Suggesting Caution on Equity Outlook

Jan 31 – Chris Puplava, CIO of Financial Sense Wealth Management, reviews the message coming from the credit markets when it comes to the broader outlook for equities. Chris also looks at peaking global omicron cases broken into various major regions...

As Volatility Picks Up, Here's Where Investors Are Putting Their Money

Jan 21 – Current money flows are reflecting a reactionary positioning to higher inflation and higher interest rates with dramatic moves seen across the ETF space. Also, as shown below, money is coming out of very large, passive ETFs and going into...

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