Chris Preitauer's Contributions

Paradigm Shift: The Return of Financial Repression

Aug 16 – Ryan Puplava gives this week's market wrap, Art Hill says key sectors in the S&P are breaking down, Frank Holmes describes what's driving the breakout in gold and in the Big Picture Jim and Chris discuss the return of financial repression...

Roth Conversions: Living Tax-Free During Retirement

Aug 12 – On this edition of Lifetime Income, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer respond to listener feedback asking about Roth conversions. Conversions can be complex. The money has to be kept...

Inverse Capitalism: Domestic Interest Rates Heading Negative?

Aug 9 – Ryan Puplava gives this week's market wrap, John Roque discusses domestic and global interest rates plunging negative and calls for new all-time highs for the price of gold. Then, Mike McGlone provides an update on commodities including gold, sliver and copper, and finally in the Big Picture, Jim and Chris delve into trade war tensions between the U.S. and China...

The Four Horsemen of the Retirement Apocalypse

Aug 5 – On this edition of Lifetime Income, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss a very different decade for retirees that is unlike anything we have seen over that last half century. They discuss details of income deficiencies, higher taxes, higher medical costs, and higher rates of inflation, and how each of these four issues will be especially...

They Met, They Cut, They Confused; Plus, Marc Chandler on Gold and End of Dollar's Run

Aug 2 – Ryan Puplava gives this week's market wrap-up, Tom McClellan says he expects a short-term correction into August, Marc Chandler believes we may be seeing an end to the US dollar's bull run, and Jim and Chris discuss the Fed's first rate cut since 2008...

2020 Recession Concerns Premature, Says Ryan Sweet

Jul 26 – The stock market moved higher this week in anticipation of Fed rate cuts which could be coming as soon as next week. Mario Draghi also hinted at potential rate cuts, sending the euro down by week's end. Cris Sheridan joins the program to tell us what moved the markets. Ari Wald...

Currency Wars and Zero Bound

Jul 19 – Speculation continues about Fed rate cuts, the House votes to condemn comments by the President, and Iran seizes a British oil tanker. Ryan Puplava makes sense of what moved the markets this week. Then, John Kosar says that with the NASDAQ....

Taxes, Social Security and Women

Jul 15 – On this edition of Lifetime Income, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss social security, taxes, and financial dynamics that impact women in different ways.

The US Economy Is Rolling Over, Says Greg Weldon

Jul 12 – Fed Chairman Jerome Powell confirmed a rate cut is coming at the end of this month. Markets reacted positively to this news with major indexes hitting new highs. Ryan Puplava makes sense of what moved the markets this week. Then, Basil Chapman, host...

10 Mistakes That Could Sabotage Your Retirement

Jul 8–On today’s Lifetime Income program Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer discuss mistakes that have the potential to turn anyone’s retirement upside down. As we all know planning for retirement isn’t easy and in this episode we cover 10 of the most common planning mishaps...

A New Cold War to Be Fought With Trade, Currencies and Technology, Says Louis Gave

Jul 5 – In Ryan Puplava's market wrap-up, he discusses two major catalysts this week, jobs report data, trade negotiations from last weekend's G20 summit and falling PMIs. Then in his technical analysis, Ryan rolls through various trends in stocks, falling...

Caveat Emptor: Catalysts and Hedges

Jun 28 – There are two major events that could impact the markets over the next month: a trade deal between the US and China and next month's Fed FOMC meeting where it's widely expected that the Fed will cut interest rates. Today, on Financial Sense Newshour...

What's New in the Latest Retirement Bill

Jun 24 – On today’s edition of Lifetime Income Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer respond to listener questions regarding the new retirement bill in Congress. They also discuss the ins and outs of 401(k)s, Roth IRAs and Roth 401(k)s...

When the Fed Cuts Rates, Something Is Going Wrong

Jun 21– Ryan Puplava starts things off and shares what moved the markets this week. Dave Nicoski of Vermillion Technical Research analyzes the break out in gold and currency wars he sees headed our way. Robert Rapier says there’s a major disconnect...

Perfect SAT Scores Are No Guarantee

Jun 17 – On this edition Lifetime Income, Jim Puplava welcomes Mark Kantrowitz who serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Student Financial Aid. Mark explains why a student should file the free application...

Getting to Zero Taxes

Jun 17 – Tax season is over, but your tax bill is going up for one simple reason: entitlements and interest on the debt will consume 100% of government revenues by 2026. On this edition...

3 Reasons You Should Be Thinking About Gold

Jun 14 – Ryan Puplava shares what moved the markets this week and tells us what we can expect in the weeks ahead. Richard Dickson of Lowry Research says his outlook is still positive and expects the markets to hit higher highs. Then, Damien Moore...

How You Can Become a Millennial Millionaire

Jun 10 – On today’s Lifetime Income program, Jim Puplava and Chris Preitauer respond to a listener’s question about planning for retirement as a millennial. Jim shares three steps a 25-year-old can take today that will set them up for success...

Retirement: Tax Free, Tax Deferred and Tax Favored

June 3 – On today's show Jim and Chris address pressing tax questions because it's never too early to start thinking about the ways you can save. How can you reduce one of your biggest expenses? And not just reduce...

75% Probability of Recession, Trump Could Be a One-Term President, Says Frank Holmes

May 31 – Ryan Puplava joins the program to explain what moved the markets this week. Then he interviews Bloomberg’s Chief Equity Strategist Gina Martin Adams who discusses commodities, high yields, bonds and treasury spreads. She points to U.S. stocks...