A Time for Incivility?
The Erosion of the Middle Class, and More 2016 Predictions. Charles Hugh Smith, author & financial columnist, on why living a middle-class lifestyle has never been more difficult, and the trends we can expect to unravel this year
So Go Blue Chips, So Goes America? John Rubino, publisher of DollarCollapse.com & author of “The Money Bubble,” on why statements from Apple, Caterpillar, Band of America, and Boeing signal broader problems with the economy
The State of the Union (in Reality)
The State of the Union (in Reality). Logan Albright, analyst at FreedomWorks & writer at the Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada, on the six biggest lies from Obama’s State of the Union, how America’s economy is faring in reality, and why we really do need to audit the Fed
Second Hour: Forecasting 2016. Mike Pento, president & founder of Pento Portfolio Strategies, on why we’re about to experience a crash worse than 2007-2008, plus five other predictions for 2016
Christmas Season in a Slow Economy
A 2016 Credit Crunch? Chris Whalen, senior managing director and head of research at Kroll Bond Rating Agency, on why the Fed hasn’t fixed anything yet, the need to pre-emptively manage bad debt, and the failure implied by negative interest rates
The Fed’s Final Folly? Chris Martenson, founder of PeakProsperity, on whether the Fed’s rate hike will prove as successful as critics contend, what to expect from 2016, and his latest book, “Prosper! How to Pre...
The 'Historic' Climate Treaty?
Peaking Past the Precipice. Doug Noland, former hedge-fund analyst & publisher of Credit Bubble Bulletin, on why current market signals indicate the global economy is teetering on the precipice
Second Hour; Making Sense of Trump. Wayne Allyn Root, former Libertarian presidential candidate & author of “The Power of Relentlessness: 7 Secrets to Achieving Mega-Success, Financial Freedom, and the Life of Your Dreams,” on how Trump plays the media like a fiddle, whether he’...