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Here's Why You Shouldn't Fear the Taper

Jun 17 – Chris Puplava, CIO of Financial Sense Wealth Management, recently discussed why we are positioned for a more persistent, higher-than-average level of inflation in our latest weekly investment video and also explained why investors shouldn't fear a Fed tapering...

Ed Yardeni Discusses His Latest Book, the Fed and the Great Virus Crisis

Apr 19 – The widely-followed Ed Yardeni, chief investment strategist at Yardeni Research, recently discussed his latest book, The Fed and the Great Virus Crisis , on our podcast. Following the Covid outbreak and crash, Dr. Yardeni warns...

Key Charts: No Signs of Credit Stress and Trillions of Cash

Apr 2 – In light of the recent blowout economic numbers, here are some key highlights from our weekly investment video update, Get Ready for Market and Economic Surprises, on what investors should expect...

Martin Armstrong on Dow 40,000 and 2022 Political Panic

Mar 24 – In our recent interview, Armstrong reiterated that capital is continuing to shift away from government-issued debt and move into the private sector, whether that be in the form of corporate bonds or corporate equities (stocks)...

Texas Power Outage May End Favoring Push Toward Renewable Energy

Mar 10 – After the extreme weather events of late February, Texas and its struggling power grid came to national attention. Many felt that the weaknesses revealed by freezing temperatures may be changing the story for energy...

Corporate Buybacks, Rising Rates, and Commodities

Mar 2 – Gina Martin Adams, Chief Equity Strategist at Bloomberg Intelligence, said with a large amount of cash now sitting on corporate balance sheets, we are likely to see a wave of repurchases and dividend payments in 2021. In fact, recent data shows...

We Are Just Beginning a Major Global Spending Push, Says Felix Zulauf

Feb 24 – "Authorities have realized that they cannot just create money and liquidity and inject it into the financial system... We have to spend it. We are at the beginning of a huge period where governments will increase their expenditures..."

Craig Johnson on 2021 Market Outlook, Energy and "Green" Metals

Feb 18 – "Bullseye" Craig Johnson at Piper Sandler is one of the most accurate forecasters on the stock market we speak with on our Financial Sense Newshour podcast. Each year he gives a year-end target for the S&P 500 and, amazingly...

Are We in the Beginning Stages of Another Roaring 20s?

Feb 8 – There are five critical factors that relate what is happening now to the period of the Roaring 20s. “The 1920s was a time of asset bubbles, low interest rates and low inflation,” Abramson said...

LEIs Point Toward Continued Recovery

Jan 27 – What's the outlook for the US economy in 2021? Alex Chausovsky, senior business advisor for ITR Economics, said all 12 of their leading economic indicators (LEIs) are now pointing up, which means we should expect the recovery...

Rotating Into Foreign and Emerging Markets

Jan 20 – Relative to the United States, foreign and emerging markets are likely to see substantial outperformance, Puplava noted, both overall economically and in terms of future returns. The world’s second largest economy, China...

Avi Gilburt: We’re Heading into a ‘Roaring Twenties’ Setup in Stocks

Jan 11 – Avi Gilburt of Elliott Wave Trader predicted a major correction for 2020 when we spoke with him in 2019, even calling for the exact area the market would bottom months ahead of time. FS Insider caught up with Gilburt to discuss how...

Is this the Beginning of Another Commodities Supercycle?

Dec 23 – Commodities have seen a fairly big move this year and Richard Mills, writer of the Ahead of the Herd newsletter, believes we are not only at the beginning stages of a new commodities supercycle, but that it may even be bigger than the last one...

Jeff Christian: Long-Term Outlook for Precious Metals Very Bullish

Dec 21 – Jeff Christian, one of the most accurate strategists covering the precious metals space, says there are three long-term tailwinds for higher gold and silver prices and that they expect prices to accelerate even higher in the years ahead...

Investors May Want to Prepare for a 'Pandemic Era'

Nov 27 – The entire global economy has been radically altered by Covid-19. For most industries it has been a loss, but for major players at the crossroads of AI, public health, and biotechnology, it is proving to be a major accelerant...

Are You Prepared for Inflation?

Nov 24 – For the past 40 years, largely due to the forces of globalization and cheaply imported goods, the world has experienced a prolonged period of subdued inflation. However, 2020 marks a significant shift in the inflationary outlook as...

Jim Paulsen on Why Investors Should Prepare for a 'Growth Bomb' to Hit US Shores

Nov 9 – Though most of the focus has been on the 2020 presidential election and the surge in Covid cases, Leuthhold Group's Chief Investment Strategist Jim Paulsen is telling investors and US businesses to be prepared for a potential 'growth bomb'...

Russell Napier on ‘Monetary Pyrotechnics’ and Coming Age of Inflation

Jul 16 – Noted financial historian and strategist, Russell Napier, recently joined FS Insider for a conversation about the new inflationary landscape Russell sees the world heading toward. He outlined his change in...

Government Policy One of the Main Drivers of Financial Bubbles Throughout History

Jul 8 – On a recent edition of FS Insider, Cris Sheridan spoke the authors of Boom and Bust: A Global History of Financial Bubbles, out August 2020. Authors William Quinn and John Turner discussed what a bubble actually is...

Jim Puplava on How MMT Will Change the Way You Invest

Jul 7– In the first half of 2020, we saw the U.S. unemployment rate jump from 3.5% up to 14.7%. During the depths of the downturn, just under seven million unemployment claims were filed in a single week...

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