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Who is Jim Shepherd?

Jim Shepherd is known for his independence, objectivity and integrity and by the fact that his predictions and advice are often at odds...
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The Great Bull Market 1982-2000

Throughout history bull markets have been born out of pain and adversity and truly climb a wall of worry until they're on a firm footing...
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The Psychology of the Markets

One of the most difficult things for most investors to understand is that in the investment markets, often the opposite of what you feel...
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Interviews

February 1st, 2013

Jim Shepherd was interviewed by Chuck Jaffe of MARKETWATCH on his 'Money Life Show'. To listen to the interview, CLICK HERE.

May 22, 2012

Jim Shepherd was interviewed by Chuck Jaffe of MARKETWATCH on his 'Money Life Show'. To listen to the interview, CLICK HERE.

September, 2009

Jim Shepherd was interviewed by George Brooks of Equities magazine for their September 2009 issue: "A Case for the Bear ... Contrarian Jim Shepherd doesn't buy the bull".
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February 5, 2008

Jim Shepherd was interviewed by Chuck Jaffe on his 'Your Money' show On WBIX The Business Station AM1060.
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September 28, 2007

Jim Shepherd was interviewed by Chuck Jaffe on his 'Your Money' show On WBIX The Business Station AM1060.
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June 25, 2007

Jim Shepherd was interviewed by Chuck Jaffe on his 'Your Money' show On WBIX The Business Station AM1060.
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June 13, 2005

Jim Shepherd was interviewed by Mike Norman on BizRadio 1320.
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March 1, 2005

Jim Shepherd was interviewed by Mike Norman on BizRadio 1320.
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December 27, 2004

Jim Shepherd was interviewed by Victor Adair CKNW Money Talks.
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July 29, 2004

Jim Shepherd was interviewed by Victor Adair CKNW Money Talks.
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May 26, 2004

Jim Shepherd was interviewed by Victor Adair CKNW Money Talks.
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March 3, 2004

Jim Shepherd was interviewed by Chuck Jaffe on Business 1060. In the interview Jim referred to this page.
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February 18, 2004

Jim Shepherd was interviewed by Mike Norman on Business America Radio.
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October 3, 2003

Jim Shepherd was interviewed by Chuck Jaffe on Business 1060.
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The Fed caused the oil crash, and stocks are next: Schiff
16-Dec-2014
U.S. factory activity growth at 11-month low in December
15-Dec-2014
Empire State Index falls to negative 3.6 in December
12-Dec-2014
Fed Bubble Bursts in $550 Billion of Energy Debt: Credit Markets
12-Dec-2014
US Producer price index down 0.2% in Nov vs. down 0.1% expected
12-Dec-2014
Moody's slaps negative outlook on US mney market
10-Dec-2014
Opinion: 'known unknown' dangers are lurking in the stock market
10-Dec-2014
Opinion: Investors must believe in magic to buy stocks now
09-Dec-2014
Opinion; This veteran stock trader expects 10% correction within weeks
09-Dec-2014
The silent crash in commodities a warning sign
08-Dec-2014
BANKING REGULATOR WARNS: The Markets Are Becoming 'Increasingly Fragile'
08-Dec-2014
Here's Why Some smart Investors Are Worried
05-Dec-2014
This Is What The Next Financial Crisis Might Look Like
03-Dec-2014
Five reasons why markets are heading for a crash
01-Dec-2014
Black Friday Fizzles With Consumers as Sales Tumble 11%
01-Dec-2014
U.S. factory activity growth slows in November: ISM
01-Dec-2014
Deflation Is Going To Cause A Scary New Kind of Debt Crisis
28-Nov-2014
The Chinese Economy Is Facing A $6.8 Trillion Nightmware That Could Get Worse
28-Nov-2014
Europe's Plunge Into Deflation Is Coming
26-Nov-2014
HSBC, Goldman Rigged Metals' Prices for Years, Suit Says
26-Nov-2014
This Is Probably The Second Worst Time in History To Own Stocks
25-Nov-2014
Consumer Confidence Tumbles
24-Nov-2014
The Fed Under Goldmans Thumb:
24-Nov-2014
Loan 'Guarantee Chains' in China Prove Flimsy


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SAMPLE Newsletter

History:   It Is Very Unwise To Ignore It

The salient point about Fed-induced bubbles is that they always burst, they always cause widespread havoc when they burst, and the reasons they burst and the warnings signs thereof are always present if you are willing to look carefully... more

March Madness!   No Not Basketball

The notion that the labor market has improved so dramatically as evidenced by the decline in the official unemployment rate is one of the most specious of all claims by all those that would wish to maintain the illusion of economic recovery. ... more

Trial By Fire:   A Brief History Of Fed Heads

It seems that, since the Fed became more active in the markets over the years, not only have bigger bubbles and busts occurred, but each subsequent cycle required an even larger bubble to try to ameliorate some of the effects of the previous bursting. It is rather easy to understand why many blamed Alan Greenspan for the crash of 1987. After all, the market had been cruising along, making regular new highs year after year, finally peaking during the period in August 1987. Then, in early September the Fed elected to raise the Discount Rate and increase the Federal Funds target rate. Less than two months later, the market experienced the largest one-day crash ever. ... more