Market Focus: Global/International
- Sep 02 What Does a “Good” Chinese Adjustment Look Like? by Michael Pettis
- Sep 02 Markets Signaling Return of Economic Weakness in China by Sober Look
- Aug 29 The Eurozone Is a Growing Problem for U.S. Economy by Sy Harding
- Aug 29 Japanese Household Spending Slumps 5.9%; Cries for More Monetary Stimulus by Michael Shedlock
- Aug 28 Bank of Japan Refrains From Deepening Stimulus by Monty Guild
- Aug 28 Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Shadow Banking by FS Staff
- Aug 27 Will Ukraine Retake the East From Separatists? by Global Risk Insights
- Aug 26 Scotland Is Building the World’s Largest Tidal Array by Oil Price
- Aug 26 Deflationary Fears Are Spreading Globally by David Kotok
- Aug 26 Iraq and Syria Follow Lebanon’s Precedent by Stratfor
- Aug 25 Dollar Pares Initial Gains, French Government Implodes by Marc Chandler
- Aug 25 Inside the Market’s Mind: Debt, Growth and Politics by Patrick Schotanus
- Aug 22 In Iraq, the United States and Iran Align Against the Islamic State by Stratfor
- Aug 22 What Is the Bond Market Telling Us? by Monty Guild Tony Danaher
- Aug 22 Latin America: The Clouds May Be Clearing by John Kosar CMT
The Big Picture with Jim Puplava & Erik Townsend (Part 1)
In part-one of a special two-part Big Picture conversation between Jim Puplava and Erik Townsend, they take on the topic of Peak Oil. Is it a disproven idea, or just delayed? What are the new timelines, and is the US really on the cusp of energy independence?
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: On The Record
In a special late summer edition of “On The Record”, John interviews Jim on a range of economic topics, starting with his views on the Crisis Window of 2014-2016, Peak Oil, and precious metals. Jim also gives his views on the theme of “Advantage America” and the growing manufacturing and energy renaissance in the U.S., as well as the rapid advances in...
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: The Old Normal, The New Normal, Inflation and Oil
In Jim’s first topic on the Big Picture he explains how the world operates much differently today, with interest rates at half century lows and global economic growth at anemic levels. Jim goes into detail into how the “New Normal” operates, and how it is related to both inflation and the price and politics of oil.
Jim Puplava’s Big Picture: The Mandarins of Monetary Finance – The Consequences of Zero Bound
In Jim’s first Big Picture topic this week, he looks at the consequences of the Federal Reserve’s zero interest rate policies, and what he expects ahead for the markets and the economy. Jim also references his interview this week with noted Fed-watcher James Grant, and discusses his opinions on the Fed as well.
"In the early 1840s editor Horace Greeley encouraged his readers to go West. Today I encourage our readers consider the East in the 21st century." – Jim Puplava