InvestTalk Episodes

  • Friday, Dec. 2

    No 401(k) at Work? What About MyRA

    One popular choice for tax-free growth of retirement savings is a Roth IRA.  Another option that new savers is a MyRA.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Annuities, 401k Changes, Jobless Rate, BA - Boeing Co., WDAY - Workday Inc., GSK - GlaxoSmithKline PLC ADR, BMY - Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., Refinancing, PANW - Palo Alto Networks Inc., Interest Rates, Elections in Italy, GPC - Genuine Parts Co.

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  • Thursday, Dec. 1

    Good News for Stocks and Gold?

    $50 trillion of cash now on the sidelines - Are people that scared or are they just waiting for opportunities?

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Fair Value, TSM - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., TREE – Lending Tree Inc., JO - iPath Bloomberg Coffee Subindex Total Return ETN, BMY - Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., TNK - Teekay Tankers Ltd., ETFs, 401k, LRCX - Lam Research Corp.

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  • Wednesday, Nov. 30

    Increase or Decrease Stock Mix In Retirement?

    Is there good reason to contradict the customary more conservative approach to your stocks vs. bonds mix?

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Dollar Index, Oil Prices, the Beige Book, K - Kellogg Co., Stock Position, FNSR - Finisar Corp., Bond Market, Consolidation, DUK - Duke Energy Corp., CVS - CVS Health Corp.

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  • Tuesday, Nov. 29

    The Secret to Predicting the Future is Understanding the Present

    As we buy or sell we are effectively making an assumption about the future - even though few of us have a clue about it.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Investing for Kids, ABBV - AbbVie Inc., GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Compounding, Mutual Funds, GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, TRIP - TripAdvisor Inc.

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  • Monday, Nov. 28

    When To Invest In Real Estate and When Not To

    In real estate, it often boils down to analyzing the market to determine whether interest rates and economic forecasts are favorable or not.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Dollar Strength, OAK - Oaktree Capital Group LLC Un, Italian Referendum, Global Bond Market, Bonds & Investment Terms, GILD - Gilead Sciences Inc., TEVA - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Real Estate.

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  • Friday, Nov. 25

    2017: Vanguard's Best Guesses

    Interest rates are low, the stock market is at historic highs and a presidential election is making people skittish.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: 401k, Why You’re Not Getting the Job, Why Smart People Make Mistakes, Extra Income, KPP Newsletter, Energy ETFs, Electric Cars, Type of Portfolios, Roll Over, Roth I-R-A, Retirement, Unusual Expectations, Trust Deeds, Brokers, Stocks, Level 2, Investments & Taxes.

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  • Thursday, Nov. 24

    The Case Against ETFs

    What's wrong with ETFs? The founder of Vanguard and its former chief investment officer say that they're not as safe as they may seem.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Buying Second Half Position, Cash No Longer King, 10 Year Treasury Bonds, Tesla, Investing in Stocks, Wills, Bonds, Roth I-R-A vs. I-R-A, 401k, Technical Analysis, Selling Short.

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  • Wednesday, Nov. 23

    Using Bonds to Save the World — and Make Money

    Socially responsible investing isn't just for stocks anymore, the same principles can be applied to corporate bonds.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, China’s Debt Problems, Tesla Solarcity, 403B, Roth I-R-A, GSK - GlaxoSmithKline PLC ADR, SPY - SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust, On Balance Volume, SPH - Suburban Propane Partners L.P., HURN - Huron Consulting Group Inc.

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  • Tuesday, Nov. 22

    Passive vs. Active Investing

    Searching for value is at the core of the strategy of some very successful long-term investors such as Warren Buffett, Benjamin Graham and David Dodd.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: NSRGY - Nestle S.A. ADR, the Dollar, Elections & Merging Markets, Trade Policy, How Couples Sabotage Own Retirement, DUK - Duke Energy Corp., ED - Consolidated Edison Inc., STLD - Steel Dynamics Inc., BHLB - Berkshire Hills Bancorp Inc., 401k, FCX - Freeport-McMoRan Inc., ADBE - Adobe Systems Inc., Portfolio management, BAC - Bank of America Corp.

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  • Monday, Nov. 21

    Should Average Investors Listen to Warren Buffett?

    Despite Mr. Buffett’s success, maybe he needs to walk a few miles in the moccasins of average baby boomers and retirees.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Capital Gains, BAC - Bank of America Corp., DW - Drew Industries Inc., Over Priced, Preferred Stocks, 401k.

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