James J. Puplava, CFP®, CTS™, CIS's Contributions

Dave Nicoski Says We're Still in a Bull Market; Plus, Marshall Adkins Calls for $70 Oil

June 26 – Ryan Puplava explains what moved markets. Dave Nicoski discusses the divergences in major indexes and explains why he's bullish on precious metals. Marshall Adkins says higher oil prices will continue into 2021. Plus another edition of Smart Macro...

The End of Money: From Paper to Things

Jun 26 – We are at a key pivot point in investment history. The monetary environment is going to change the investment landscape going forward. I have found there are very few investment cycles in an investor’s lifetime. These are periods or cycles where...

How Travel's Changing in the Wake of COVID-19

Jun 22 – Just about everything has changed in the wake of the coronavirus and summer travel is no exception. Jim Puplava talks to Lori Pennington-Gray, Ph.D., who is a professor and director of the University...

Bloomberg's Gina Martin Adams Says the Market's Entering a New Phase

Jun 19 – Ryan Puplava tells listeners what moved markets this week. Bloomberg's Gina Martin Adams says the market is entering a new phase and Robert Rapier takes listeners on a deep dive into oil. Cris and Jim are back with the Big Picture...

Here's What the Real Estate Market Could Look Like in 10 Years

Jun 15 – Kathy Fettke of Real Wealth Network joins Jim Puplava to discuss the future of the real estate market. She explains how the coronavirus has accelerated many trends such as people moving away from larger cities...

Trillions of Cash Waiting on Sidelines Earning Zero Percent, Says Chris Puplava

Jun 12 – Ryan Puplava discusses what moved the markets this week. Tom McClellan gives listeners a technical update on the market. Marc Chandler discusses the dollar and commodities and, lastly, Chris Puplava joins us for our new Smart Macro segment...

This Is a Bear Market Rally Similar to 1929, Says Gary Shilling

Jun 10 – Gary Shilling joins Jim Puplava on FS Insider to discuss why he thinks this is only a bear market rally much like what we saw in 1929. Gary also says the economy was slipping well before the coronavirus...

Retirement Post-COVID

Jun 8 – The macro-economic environment for most retirees starting this decade has radically changed. Today, Jim Puplava and Cris Sheridan discuss the challenges facing current and future retirees with a return to zero percent interest rates and...

Moody's Sees Multi-Year Recovery Ahead

Jun 5 – Erin Swenlin tells listeners to expect volatility and choppy markets ahead. Frank Holmes covers higher gold prices and a secular run in bullion and silver. In a special edition segment of the Big Picture, Moody's Analytics Ryan Sweet discusses a post-COVID-19 recovery...

When the Cure Is Worse Than the Disease; Recession or Depression, It All Depends on Policy

Jun 1 – There are an estimated 30 million small businesses in the United States that employ close to 60 million people. Due to COVID-19, many of them have been shut down for close to 3 months, leading to record layoffs, a spike in corporate bankruptcies...

Danielle DiMartino Booth Says a 'Second Wave' of Layoffs Is Ahead

May 29 – Ryan Puplava breaks down what moved markets. Ari Wald says there's a new bull market with tech stocks leading and Danielle DiMartino Booth describes a second wave of layoffs when PPP runs out in mid-June. Lastly, Chris Puplava...

How Businesses and Consumers Are Changing as a Result of COVID-19

May 25 – Jim Puplava talks to Debra Rosen, president and CEO of the North San Diego Business Chamber, about how businesses across the country are adapting to new rules and regulations as they begin to reopen...

Special Edition Precious Metals Roundtable With Jeff Christian and Dave Morgan

May 22 – Ryan Puplava gives this week's wrap-up. Jim Puplava talks to Basil Chapman of the Tiger Technician's Hour who explains his bullish projection for the Dow Industrials. Then, Jeff Christian and Dave Morgan discuss the precious metals sector...

How to Safely Sanitize Nearly Everything 24/7

May 18 – Jim Puplava talks to Gary Mancini of Innovative Solutions about a new device that could help purify the air in your home or office. Gary describes the technology behind his ProGuard air...

From Supply Glut to Energy Shock

May 18 – Oil demand dropped from a record peak of 100 mbd reached in 2019 to a recent low of 70 mbd. Decades of demand growth were wiped out quickly in a single month. Nothing in the history of oil can compare to the events we have witnessed...

Craig Johnson on His Year-end Target; Plus, Ralph McLaughlin Shares a Housing Market Bright Spot

May 15 – Ryan Puplava breaks down what moved markets. Craig Johnson shares his surprising year-end target for the S&P 500 and Ralph McLaughlin tells listeners about a bright spot in the housing market. Plus, another edition of Smart Macro...

Can You Boost Your Immune System to Fight COVID-19? With Dr. Bret Scher 

May 11 – Dr. Bret Scher, cardiologist, lipidologist and medical director of DietDoctor.com, explains what we can and cannot do to boost our immune systems to fight disease. He talks about..

Will the US Bounce Back from a Mini Depression?

May 8 – Ryan Puplava unpacks the latest jobs numbers in his weekly wrap up. David Keller tells listeners we're still in a bear market rally. Greg Weldon takes a deep dive into economic numbers and looks at the problem with oil. In the Big Picture, Jim Puplava and Cris Sheridan discuss...

How to Stay Active During Social Distancing and COVID-19

May 4– The coronavirus and social distancing have fundamentally changed the way many of us exercise and stay active. Jim Puplava talks to physical therapist Dr. Erica Pitsch of UCSF on how to keep moving...

The End of Money: Mountains of Debt

May 1 – The problem with debt levels is that they look good in rising asset markets, such as we saw in the housing and stock market, until recently. The problem arises when asset markets fall and deflate as we saw with stocks between...

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