Financial Sense Market Observation with James J. Puplava, CFP

James J. Puplava, CFP Bio & Archive

Financial Sense Market Commentator

James J. Puplava, CFP PFS Group, Founder
Puplava Financial Services, Inc. President & CEO, Investment Advisor Representative
Puplava Securities, Inc. President & CEO, Registered Representative
Financial Sense & Financial Sense Newshour Author & Host


Mr. Puplava graduated cum laude in History and Economics from Arizona State University. He then went on to graduate summa cum laude with a Master's Degree in Finance and Accounting from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird). Among his many awards and achievements, Jim was honored in 1992 as one of America's top ten financial representatives by Registered Representative magazine.

Jim Puplava's professional designations include Certified Financial Planner; Series 7 and Series 24 with FINRA; and Life, Disability and Variable Insurance licenses. Mr. Puplava has been President of Puplava Financial Services, Inc. (PFS), Registered Investment Advisor since 1985.

For twelve years, James Puplava held a position as Branch Manager for LPL Financial Services, LLC. In 1996, Mr. Puplava incorporated the broker/dealer firm, Puplava Securities, Inc. (PSI), member FINRA/SIPC, and is its President.

His business experience includes contributing as a financial writer to various publications and acting as a TV business editor. In 1988, Mr. Puplava began hosting Financial Sense Talkradio on various radio stations in San Diego. Today, Jim Puplava oversees the portfolio management team at Puplava Financial Services, Inc. and Puplava Securities, Inc. He continues his weekly broadcasts and writes thought-provoking commentary for Financial Sense Online.


07/22/2005 Unloved and Underowned with Chris Puplava
03/28/2005 The Confidence Game
03/21/2005 Riesgo Pais [Country Risk]
03/14/2005 Recognition, Revaluation & Reallocation
03/07/2005 Let's Get Fictional
02/28/2005 Bear Flattener
02/14/2005 The Three Faces of Inflation
02/07/2005 The Lull Before The Storm - Special Edition WrapUp with Frank Barbera
01/31/2005 The Google-Eyed Market
01/24/2005 Unloved, Undervalued, and Underowned
01/10/2005 Breaking Point
01/03/2005 The Consensus
11/22/2004 Blue Gold
10/29/2004 Trading Places
05/25/2004 Wishing Upon A Star
03/29/2004 Love My Cisco
03/15/2004 When The Music Stops
03/08/2004 Open the Checkbook - Buy the Ounces with Eric King
03/01/2004 Collision Course: The Perfect Financial Storm
02/23/2004 Helicopter Money
02/09/2004 Looking For The Next Bubble
02/02/2004 Storm Clouds, Crises and Opportunities in Energy
01/26/2004 The Lull Before The Storm
01/12/2004 The Silver and Gold Train Wreck - Part 2
01/05/2004 BELIEVE IT! with Eric King
12/15/2003 Pac-Man, Clicks & Bricks
12/08/2003 Is This Real?
12/01/2003 Too Many Holes in the Dike to Keep it Plugged
11/18/2003 The Confidence Game
11/17/2003 Good and Bad Inflation
11/12/2003 To the moon, Alice! with Eric King
11/03/2003 Last Bears Standing with Eric King
10/29/2003 The Forgotten Few
10/20/2003 Where's the Beef? with Eric King
10/13/2003 Main Street
10/06/2003 Don't Get Fooled Again
09/29/2003 The Silver & Gold Train Wreck
09/22/2003 The Real Bull Market
09/16/2003 The Glass is Half Full
09/15/2003 The Battle for Money
08/01/2003 Intermarket Relationships to Declining Bonds
07/30/2003 Inflation By Any Other Name
07/28/2003 The Earnings Game and Other Bull Markets (The Silver Streak)
07/21/2003 The Other Side of the Coin
07/16/2003 The Zero-Interest-Rate Economy
07/14/2003 The Two Faces of Inflation
07/09/2003 The 2+2 = 5 Market
07/07/2003 The G-Men
07/02/2003 What's Next?
06/25/2003 Up To Our Eyeballs
06/23/2003 The Last Bullet?
06/18/2003 Analyze This
06/11/2003 Blinded By Glitter
06/04/2003 Popular Delusions
06/02/2003 Desperate Measures
05/21/2003 The Paper Chase
05/14/2003 Q2
05/06/2003 We Are Consuming All of Our Seed Corn
05/05/2003 Trying to Act Sane When Everyone Else is Crazy
05/01/2003 The Reckoning
04/30/2003 Nothing Has Changed
04/29/2003 The Recovery
04/28/2003 CRAP versus GAAP
04/23/2003 Dumb and Dumber
04/09/2003 Bubblicious
04/08/2003 Cabals, Conspiracies, Manipulations & Other Market Machinations
04/07/2003 The War Rally and Then What?
04/03/2003 The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
04/02/2003 Holding The Line
04/01/2003 Ignorance is Bliss
03/31/2003 It's Not the War
03/26/2003 The Road to Perdition
03/24/2003 The Law Of Gravity
03/21/2003 The War, the Markets & Dis-Equilibrium
03/18/2003 Familiar Patterns: Avoiding Drawdowns and Crashes
03/13/2003 The Inane, The Insane, The Suspicious and Other Bubble-Like Behavior
03/10/2003 Countertrends
03/04/2003 Five Smooth Stones: How to fight the Gold Goliaths and WIN! (Special Edition)
02/26/2003 Getting Cheaper, But Still Not A Buy
02/25/2003 The Maginot Line
02/19/2003 Financial Physical or the Perilous State of the Union
02/18/2003 Pump, Dump & Spin
02/13/2003 Possible Cause or the Gold Trend is Your Friend
02/10/2003 Blame It on Iraq
02/04/2003 Let's Get Physical
01/29/2003 What Ails Our Economy?
01/28/2003 The BIG Squeeze
12/12/2002 Golden Christmas Bells Are Ringing
11/27/2002 Oh, The Weather Outside is Frightful
11/20/2002 Dynamic Hedging of Mortgages, Risk Measurement Systems & Credit Derivatives
11/19/2002 Oil, Terrorism & International Risk Management: Headlines & Indicators
10/22/2002 It's as Basic as 1-2-3
10/21/2002 Looking Back to Look Ahead
10/17/2002 Spin Cycle
10/16/2002 Are We At The Bottom Yet?
10/15/2002 A Matter of Perception
10/04/2002 Short Story on Silver - Part 2 Geared and Engineered
10/03/2002 Short Story on Silver - Part 1 Paper Rules
09/04/2002 The Daily Spin
08/30/2002 Bubblarious! Fed Denies Fault
08/21/2002 Bear Market Rally What the ‘Experts’ are Saying
08/20/2002 The Myth: Classic Credit Squeeze
08/19/2002 14-Year Bear Itch: In a Recession

reflections from the beach by jim puplava While on vacation, there were just too many interesting days
in the market for Jim not to comment...

08/14/2002 First Come - First Served
08/13/2002 Vacations as Planned
08/08/2002 An Absence of Explanations
08/07/2002 Bungee Jumping
08/06/2002 I'm back...

08/02/2002 The Primary Trend: Majoring in Dow Basics
08/01/2002 The 3-Headed M3 Bubble: Trading Places
07/31/2002 Three BIG Words: Revision, Recession, and Intervention
07/25/2002 One Day Wonder?
07/23/2002 Volatile Markets Move on News and Emotion
07/15/2006 Green Thumb Losing Its Magic?
05/22/2002 Cliff Hangers... We're Having a WORLDWIDE Bull Market...
02/13/2002 Pro Forma Economics?
02/11/2002 Earnings Warnings - Warning: The Following Financial Report Could Be Hazardous to Your Financial Health

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