Chris Preitauer's Contributions

Urgent: Tax Moves to Make Now Before Year End

Dec 10 — Major tax changes went into effect as a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed last December. On this edition of Lifetime Income, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss what should be done before...

Big Picture: The Final Countdown

Dec 7 – Since hitting all-time record highs this September, we’ve seen three corrections with the latest happening just this week. Stocks are now back into negative territory for the year despite a growing economy and record profits...

Market Breadth Has Peaked, Technician Warns

Dec 7 – Ryan Puplava gives listeners an update on a number of key events and news headlines that rattled markets this week. Ari Wald at Oppenheimer discusses the technical outlook and Greg Weldon says a partial inversion of the yield curve...

N.U.A. – Straight Outta the IRS

Dec 3 – On this edition of Lifetime Income, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss the world’s most dangerous retirement strategy: NUA (Net Unrealized Appreciation)...

Big Picture: Things to Worry About; Trump vs. OPEC

Nov 30 – We've seen more volatility this year despite record corporate profits and a booming economy. One would think with economic and financial conditions this good, the stock market would be doing much better than it has...

Robin Griffiths on Death of FAANG, Global Slowdown

Nov 30 – Fed Chairman Jerome Powell caused a stock market rally this week while investors eagerly await the results of Trump and Xi Jinping’s meeting this weekend. Robin Griffiths tells Financial Sense Newshour listeners that the multi-year...

Key Topics for Couples Considering Retirement

Nov 26 – In today’s Lifetime Income show, we discuss important topics that should precede the decision to retire. Without these conversations, couples can retire prematurely, experience budget stress in retirement, or run out of retirement...

It's Time To Put on Your Life Jacket

Nov 19 – On this episode of Lifetime Income, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss how fleeting gains in the stock market can be and why this is especially important for individuals who are retired or within a 10 year window of retirement. Tune in to find out why it's time to grab your life jacket and get defensive...

What the Hell Just Happened?

Nov 17 – After the volatility with this week’s oil prices you might be thinking ‘What the Hell Just Happened?’ How can we go from record prices for the year and calls for $100 oil by year-end to a bear market in oil with prices near $50 in just one month? What changed? Is this the sign of an approaching recession, a new glut in oil...

Something Is Amiss, Says David Nicoski

Nov 17 – With signs of a possible economic slowdown and trouble emerging in the corporate debt market this week, many are wondering if we’ve found a bottom, but Wall Street doesn't seem to be panicking just yet. First, David Nicoski of Vermillion Research joins the program to discuss extremes in passive index investing...

Protecting Your Second Biggest Asset From Major Losses

Nov 12 - On this episode of Lifetime Income, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss protecting your second biggest asset which is most likely your 401(k), 457 or 403(b) plan. Depending on your age or when you intend to retire, this can have significant importance. Jim and Chris discuss strategy, philosophy, and pitfalls relevant to protecting this very important asset.

Big Picture: Volatility and Risk; Cold War 2.0

Nov 10 - The mid-term elections changed the political make-up of Washington this week. What will a divided Congress mean for the economy and the markets? In today’s Big Picture podcast, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss the headwinds to Trump’s tax and infrastructure plans, and the key proposals for compromise in 2019...

Market Is Ready to Run, Says Gary Dorsch

Nov 10 – Ryan Puplava discusses this week’s market action and the strong post-election rally, Fed comments on business activity, and the headline-grabbing volatility in the energy market with natural gas and oil...

Protecting Your Income When Markets Fall

Nov 5 - Here at Financial Sense, we've received several inquiries about protecting capital and income in an uncertain and volatile market. On this edition of Lifetime Income, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss how to de-risk your portfolio, play defense, build cash reserves, and much more. Don't blindly ride this roller coaster.

Big Picture: Red October and The Myth of Capitalism

Nov 3 – Last month began with records being set for the major averages, but that only lasted a few days. All of the gains for 2018 were erased. October showed some of the most violent storms we’ve seen in the last 7 years. On today’s edition of the Big Picture...

Maximizing Employer Stock Options

Oct. 29 – On this edition of Lifetime Income, Paul Horn and Chris Preitauer discuss the benefits of employee stock options and how to best benefit from those options. Among the details discussed are tax benefits, discounted stock...

No Recession or Bear Market Yet; Turmoil, Trouble & Bubbles

Oct 27 – In today’s Big Picture podcast, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss the market’s volatility over the past week. Jim still holds to his prediction that we won’t see a bear market until late next year or early 2020. Peaks in the housing market and...

Two Events That Could Put You in the Poor House

Oct 22 – We have all heard sad stories about seniors or elder citizens that end up in financial difficulties. On this edition of Lifetime Income, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss two common occurrences that can create financial...

Big Picture: When Giants Fall; Oil Wars

Oct 20 – In today’s Big Picture podcast, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss “When Giants Fall,” looking at the bankruptcy of iconic American businesses like Sears and Toys R Us, and the steps that lead to their downfall. Next, in “Oil Wars,” we cover...

Big Picture: Now Everyone Has Something to Worry About

Oct 13 – Why did the market take a nosedive this week? In the first part of today’s Big Picture, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss the number of worries that came to the surface and what started the cascade. Next, they discuss the cycles of human...

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