FS Staff's Contributions

Robert Shiller on the Power of Narrative Economics

Oct 15 – Many academically-minded economists worked to establish a mathematical basis and modeling in the study of economics in the 20th century. But this approach has not always produced reliable results. Financial Sense Insider spoke with nobel prize-winning...

The Convergence of AI and Healthcare

Oct 14 – Cutting edge developments in the AI, known as deep learning, are making significant headway toward helping us solve complex problems. Financial Sense Insider spoke with Nikhil Buduma, from Remedy Health and author of...

Headlines Dominate Cautious Markets

Oct 7 – Last week’s reports weren’t pretty, but they didn’t really present anything new, Puplava noted. While it is true that we are officially in contractionary territory for 2 months in a row in manufacturing, we aren’t quite there yet in the non-manufacturing...

Life Insurance Is an Important Part of Any Financial Plan

Oct 7 – It’s impossible to be fully prepared for all of life’s what-ifs, but life insurance can play an important role in making sure you’re as prepared as you can be. On a recent episode of Lifetime Planning...

Jim Rickards on US Debt Crisis, Financial War, and Psychological Turning Points

Oct 1 – In his latest book, The Aftermath: Seven Secrets of Wealth Preservation in the Coming Chaos, Rickards argues we’re headed for an inevitable crisis based on excess debt. Unlike current economic theory, he relies on well-founded scientific models based on...

Where Will Socialism and Central Bank Policy Lead the US?

Sep 18 – Unusual conditions and strange economic events seem to be occurring with greater frequency, and potential policy missteps are creating foreboding signals in the economy...

Millennials and Homeownership: What Stands in the Way

Sep 17 – With most young people in the U.S. (roughly ages 21-37), reporting they’d like to purchase a home, why have just 37% of millennials made the jump?

Dan Nevins on Yield Curve, Recession and Thin Air Spending Power

Sep 11 – As markets flirt with fears of a recession, many point to the recent yield curve inversion as a telling sign that recession is imminent. Financial Sense Insider spoke with Daniel Nevins, a financial analyst, investment professional and behavioral economics...

Planning Ahead Is Key for Retirees

Sep 6 – Planning for the inevitable not only creates piece of mind, but also improves financial security. Jim Puplava discussed how to replace lost income when a spouse passes away, how to deal with medical and healthcare decisions...

Leading Indicators Suggest Recovery in 2020

Sep 3 – Worries about yield curve inversion continue to linger, but what are other leading indicators showing? Financial Sense Newshour spoke with Simon White at Variant Perception to get his take on forward-looking data...

Labor Expert Says US Economy Never Reached Full Employment and the Job Market Is Turning Again

Aug 28 – We hear constantly that unemployment in the U.S. is at all-time lows, but the official picture is far from telling the whole story. We spoke with David Blanchflower, a British-American labor economist and professor at Dartmouth...

Living Abroad Could Maximize Your Retirement Dollars

Aug 22 –Interest rates in the U.S. could be heading lower and anxiety about having enough income in retirement is building for many approaching this stage of their lives. On the Lifetime Income program, we often discuss making smart financial decisions...

Jim Bianco Says Negative Rates Could Lead to Disaster

Aug 19 – Economic pressures continue to mount, and bond markets appear to have priced in a high likelihood of further rate cuts. It’s even been suggested that yields could turn negative in the U.S. Jim Bianco of Bianco Research recently spoke to FS Insider...

Deflation May Be Fueling a Gold Bull

Aug 14 – Economic tensions continue to rile markets leaving many wondering if a global recession is imminent. Financial Sense Newshour spoke with John Roque and Bloomberg’s Mike McGlone for insight into what is happening and how gold will be affected.

David McKnight on the Power of Zero Taxes

Aug 9 – It’s only a matter of time before tax rates begin skyrocketing and David McKnight wants you to be prepared. He recently joined Financial Sense’s Lifetime Income program to discuss his best-selling book The Power of Zero...

Tom McClellan and Marc Chandler on Rate Cuts, Market Uncertainty and the Dollar

Aug 8 – With the Fed’s recent cut and Powell’s comments leading to more uncertainty, the bond market appears to be signaling more cuts ahead. Financial Sense Newshour spoke with Tom McClellan and Mark Chandler, for insight into current conditions...

Richard Duncan Says Capitalism Is Dead, Find Out What Replaced It

Aug 6 – Classical economic theory was built on the premise that money is gold—thus creating a natural limit on credit growth. When President Nixon removed the ability to exchange US dollars for gold, effectively erasing the gold backing of the US dollar, the financial system...

Trace Mayer on Libra, Six-Figure Bitcoin Price, and More

Aug 1 – Bitcoin is back above $10,000. But markets haven’t entirely accepted the foundational change cryptocurrencies represent, Trace Mayer argued on a recent edition of FS Insider. Facebook’s Libra is not likely to seriously challenge...

History Suggests 'Insurance Cut' Good for the Stock Market, Says Ari Wald

Jul 30 – As the financial world waits to see what the Fed has planned for interest rate cuts—the first since 2008—debate grows over odds for a recession or if an "insurance cut" will prevent a further slowdown in economic activity. According to Ari Wald at Oppenheimer...

Fed Rate Cuts and a Teetering Global Economy

Jul 26 – With a Fed rate cut extremely likely this month, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss on Financial Sense Newshour the economic impacts and what to expect as the global economy continues to cool...

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