Tag Archives: Jim Puplava

  • Podcast

    Jim Puplava: Oil Is the New Federal Funds Rate

    Chronic overspending & peak-oil will choke meaningful growth
    by Adam Taggart

    Sunday, June 17, 2012, 11:28 AM

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    Jim Puplava has made a decades-long career of interviewing hundreds of notable experts on the economy, energy, precious metals, geopolitics, agriculture, and other sectors that impact our future. 

    The outlook he has developed as a result of all this input is less than sanguine. Jim concludes that economic growth will be constrained both by world governments' chronic addiction to spending more revenue than they take in and by the systemically rising costs of fossil-fuel-driven energy.

    In terms of growth, he sees political leadership becoming less and less relevant in its ability to effect outcomes. In fact, he declares the price of oil as now being more influential in stimulating or depressing sovereign economies than central bank interest rates. In his words, "Oil is the new Federal Funds rate."

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  • Blog

    Crash Course Deep Dive on FinancialSense.com

    by Adam Taggart

    Wednesday, May 11, 2011, 2:55 PM

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    This morning, FinancialSense.com released a featured interview between Chris and Jim Puplava delving into Chris’ new book The Crash Course: The Unsustainable Future of our Economy, Energy and Environment.

    If you haven’t read the book yet, or if you have and are hungry for more insights into its conclusions, you’ll appreciate this conscientious and intelligent exploration.

    Click the image below to listen to/download the podcast:

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  • Blog

    Chris on Financial Sense: Preparing for Peak Oil

    by Adam Taggart

    Tuesday, November 2, 2010, 5:37 PM

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    Chris’ latest interview on Financial Sense is now available. It’s a 23-minute podcast that can be listened to by clicking here or on the image below:

    Chris and host Jim Puplava discuss the ramifications of Peak Oil on society – basically, essential systems we depend on will start malfunctioning – then dive deeper into specific steps individuals can take in preparation.

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  • Blog

    Daily Digest – June 28

    by Davos

    Sunday, June 28, 2009, 2:26 PM

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    • Fungus threat hangs over world wheat production (Repost)
    • Appraise Local? (Video)
    • Commodity Snapshot (Charts)
    • Another Hotel Defaults on Mortgage Debt (Repost)
    • Mass. is housing homeless in motels
    • Fannie, Freddie asked to relax condo loan rules: report
    • LEI, Leading Edge Indicators
    • Buffett Opines on Green Shoots, Inflation, Apple Disclosure, and Bernanke
    • Cap-and-Tax or Cap-and Create Another Bubble?
    • The End of the Recession?
    • The impending end of the bear market rally (Video on page)
    • FSN New Hour, 3rd Hour with Jim and John Part 3A and 3B

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  • Blog

    Daily Digest – Apr 19

    by Davos

    Sunday, April 19, 2009, 2:40 PM

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    • Financial Sense Newshour – Chris Martenson, The Crash Course (Audio, Great topics, Including China and copper)
    • Obama pushes for high-speed rail (H/T JoeManC)
    • Figures on government spending and debt (56+ trillion of off balance sheet obligations not included)
    • Weekend #17, Bank Failure #24
    • Weekend #17, Bank Failure #25
    • Hybrid Hummer Promises 100 Miles per Gallon
    • Test Ride: Even in New York, the Aptera Stops Traffic (Video embeded on page)
    • IMF: "worrisome parallels" with the Great Depression
    • Bank Stress Tests Now Officially a Garbage In, Garbage Out Exercise
    • FSN Hour 3 Part A (Audio, 31 Minutes ETF Ponzi, 44 Min Wheeler)
    • FSN Hour 3 Part B (Audio, 41 Minutes Taxes)
    • CM Users on Skype with KemoSavvy
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