Louis James | More Pain in Commodities Markets

Albert’s guest is Louis James, a commodities expert and senior investment strategist at Casey Research.

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Interview Highlights

  • Rick Rule, Doug Casey, and Louis James spoke recently at Cycle 2025 – http://cycle.liberty.me
  • There’s no real indication of a bottom in commodity prices
  • Dividend cuts are not done– “not by a longshot”
  • The big companies didn’t take good advantage of the good days in commodity prices; instead they bloated their budgets and committed to unsustainable dividend increases
  • Nobody is going to cut oil output
  • This makes it very difficult for the big oil producers
  • Current market conditions favor profitable junior producers over exploration
  • The problems in Puerto Rico are real but it’s not Detroit
  • The government is making genuine cuts in spending because they have no choice
  • This crisis could be good for Puerto Rico in the long run

References & Links We Talked About

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