FS Staff's Contributions

Gina Martin Adams on 2020 Outlook, Greg Weldon on Dollar Weakness

Dec 10 – 2020 is right around the corner and that means it’s time to start thinking about what the year will bring and what it means for investors. Financial Sense Wealth Management spoke to Gina Martin Adams, chief equity strategist at Bloomberg Intelligence...

Going on a Cruise Doesn't Have to Break the Bank

Dec 9 – Cruises are proving to be an increasingly popular way for retirees and families alike to travel and vacation. At first glance, it may seem like going on a cruise could break the bank, however, Bob Levinstein of...

'Thin-Air Credit' Spikes in the Fourth Quarter

Dec 6 – The Fed is now injecting hundreds of billions of dollars into the financial system and expanding their balance sheet at the fastest monthly pace since the 2008 financial crisis, which some—like Duncan—are calling a resumption of quantitative easing...

Globalization in a Sudden and Sharp Decline

Dec 5 – Is the end of globalization near? On a recent edition of FS Insider Ben Breitholtz of Arbor Research and Trading discussed the trend toward deglobalization and the implications this may have on inflation, interest rates and stock prices...

Why Are Stocks Rallying? Compare This Year to Last!

Nov 27 – In September 2018, the Fed signaled a hawkish turn towards more tightening, stating they were nowhere close to neutral, followed by other statements indicating quantitative tightening (QT) was basically on automatic pilot. The Fed...

Thanksgiving and the Family Glue

Nov 26 – It’s no secret that the greatest source of wealth in the U.S. is contained in privately held businesses. But here's a sad fact: Many of the great fortunes never make it down to the third generation, and that’s what we’re talking about with author Mitzi Perdue...

Consider These Year End Tax Moves

Nov 25 – As the end of 2019 approaches and the holiday season commences, tax planning is often not at the top of everyone’s to-do list. But, with U.S. presidential elections and changing tax environments on the horizon, you might want to spend some time getting your tax...

Elevated Sentiment Readings Provide Short-term Caution, Though Building Signs of Global Recovery

Nov 20 – As we discussed in last Friday’s Financial Sense Newshour podcast, there are emerging signs of a global recovery based on leading economic indicators for China and 34 OECD countries. However, as stated in last week’s update...

FOMO in Full Force

Nov 19 – The Dow topped 28,000 for the first time in history. Retail sales rebounded in October and the Fed added $68 billion to financial markets. These factors are all helping to fuel market expansion and on a recent edition of the Financial Sense Newshour...

Margaret O’Mara on the Transformation of Silicon Valley

Nov 13 – Silicon Valley has taken on its own mythos, but its origins can be found in the roots of government research and innovation that took place following World War II. FS Insider spoke to Margaret O’Mara about her newly released book...

Gray Clouds Clearing for US Markets

Nov 12 – On a recent edition of the Financial Sense Newshour Jim Puplava discussed market conditions with Richard Dickson of Lowry Research. Dickson explained what his technical indicators show about current market conditions. Then Robert Rapier...

Manage Your FICO Score and Maximize Your Credit Gains

Nov 8 – Managing your credit and knowing what factors play into determining your credit score are key ways to boost your financial wellbeing. On the most recent edition of Millennial Monday, Crystal Kessler and Justine Hall delve into all things credit and explain why...

The Global Slowdown May Be Over

Nov 7 – Export sensitive countries such as Germany, Taiwan and South Korea are showing improvement in breadth. Given this, we expect small cap and emerging markets to outperform during what seems to be a period...

Erin Swenlin and Mike McGlone on Gold, International Breakouts and Fed Rate Cuts

Nov 4 – Market conditions continue to improve showing possibility for higher highs. The Fed cut rates last week for the third time in 2019, with the potential for more down the road. Many people are also looking toward gold as an exciting opportunity...

The Power of Philanthropy With Mitzi Perdue

Nov 4 – On a recent edition of the Financial Sense Newshour’s Lifetime Planning program, Chris Preitauer spoke with businesswoman and entrepreneur Mitzi Perdue. Perdue discussed her philanthropic passion for fighting human trafficking...

Global Leading Indicators Are Turning Up, Favor Risk-On Tilt

Oct 30 – Following our Big Picture discussion on a rebound in M1 Global Money Supply, it increasingly looks like we have seen a bottom in global leading economic indicators (LEIs) and Purchasing Manager Indices (PMIs) as major central banks...

Will Fed Cuts Help the US Dodge Recession?

Oct 29 – Has the U.S. dodged a recession heading into 2020? Should we be worried about the different stories emerging from the manufacturing and consumer sides of the U.S. economy? On a recent edition of the Financial Sense Newshour...

As US Stocks Near Record Highs, These Charts Spell Caution

Oct 25 – Reliable global trade proxies like South Korean exports are at 2008-2009 lows showing the global trade/economic outlook is still quite shaky. Weakness in US manufacturing also now filtering into services, with the latter...

Dollar Weakness on the Horizon

Oct 23– A strange brew of economic conditions may be coming together to produce some contrarian outcomes, including a strengthening global economy and a potential reversal in the dollar. Craig Johnson and Marc Chandler joined...

Adam Rozencwajg: Commodities Are Radically Undervalued

Oct 22 – Is there hidden value in commodities? Financial Sense Insider talked to Adam Rozencwajg of Goehring and Rozencwajg about the surprisingly low costs of commodities, how they got to these levels and what impact that could have on the market...

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