The episode starts with an in-depth interview with Mark Galasiewski who edits our Asian Pacific Financial Forecast. He tells you what helps him keep an eye on all markets across the Asia-Pacific region at the same time. In part 2 of this interview with Mark, he tell you how his analysis of Indian stocks differs from the way he looks at other markets. The last feature is from Bob Stokes. Most investors consistently lose money in financial markets. Even during a bull market, the median household saw their retirement wealth decline by 13%.
We first start by looking at car loans. The delinquency rate among subprime auto loans is rising, even as total auto loan liabilities exceed $1-trillion. Our next feature is on municipal bonds. Many investors continue to pour money into municipal bond funds even after Puerto Rico's muni bond default. We believe debt-market complacency will soon be met with regret. Our last feature is an interview with Elliott Wave International's Senior Metals Analyst who explains the relationship between gold and the U.S. dollar. Learn why Tom believes the development of gold's wave pattern provides all the information he needs to create his forecast.