InvestTalk Episodes

  • Thursday, Oct. 23

    Big Problems for Small Stocks?

    When searching for bargains, should you ignore the unloved little guys?

    Today's Stocks & Topics: 401k Plan, Economic Numbers, Social Security Benefits, Money Management, Bond Funds, BA - Boeing Co., PBR - Petroleo Brasileiro S/A ADS.

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  • Wednesday, Oct. 22

    Should You Invest According To Your Age?

    If you made it 65, changes are good you'll live to 95.  So, should you invest like a younger person?

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Emerging Market Bond Funds, China’s Economic Report, The Fed, Housing Inflation, SNXFX - Schwab 1000 Index Fund, VGPMX - Vanguard Precious Metals & Mining Fund, YHOO - Yahoo! Inc., 457k, KMP - Kinder Morgan Energy Partners L.P., NCR - NCR Corp.

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  • Tuesday, Oct. 21

    Investing Expenses Worth the Splurge

    You may want to open your wallet for a better fund manager.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: DVN - Devon Energy Corp., Currency, SPXL - Direxion Daily S&P 500 Bull 3X Shares, Inflation, Real Estate, MO - Altria Group Inc., 401k.

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  • Monday, Oct. 20

    Weigh the Downsides of Illiquid Investments

    Its merits aside, an investment that ties up your money can cause inconvenience or hardship.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Economy Indicators, Apple, Profits Margins, Retirement Mistakes, NTI - Northern Tier Energy LP, New Investor, BAESY - BAE Systems PLC ADS, Solar Power.

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  • Friday, Oct. 17

    Buy or Wait When Prices Drop?

    With the stock market’s recent volatility, should I have a ready strategy to respond quickly?

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Day Trading, The Stock Market Always Crash, Retirement, What NOT To Buy At Costco, HAL - Halliburton Co., WWAV - WhiteWave Foods Co., Stock Software, Investing, TNH - Terra Nitrogen Co. L.P., SWKS - Skyworks Solutions Inc., NEM - Newmont Mining Corp.

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  • Thursday, Oct. 16

    Why ‘Set It and Forget It’ Doesn’t Work

    Investing for the long term is a sound idea, but another key element must be added: diversification, and that requires action.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Index Funds, Economic Calendar, QB, Chinese Banks, Shares, BX - Blackstone Group L.P., Retirement Savings, GLNG - Golar LNG Ltd., Stock Value.

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  • Wednesday, Oct. 15

    The Incredible Shrinking Mutual Fund Manager

    Index funds are winning big, but there’s still a place for stock pros in your portfolio.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: P.E. Ratio Range, Hardest Hit Sectors, Economic Data, Baby Boomers & Healthcare Cost, SMT - SMART Technologies Inc., CMI - Cummins Inc.

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  • Tuesday, Oct. 14

    What's Next for Funds When the Fed Stops Buying Bonds?

    A big change is nearly certain for investors soon.  Few will be surprised, but some will be nervous.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Are we in a Bear Market?, Spec Homes, Mortgage, Pension Funds, ABC - AmerisourceBergen Corp., CHRW - C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc., XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., Interest Rates.

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  • Monday, Oct. 13

    Retirees in Search of Safety and Income

    The temptation is to put everything into “safe” investments and live off of the income.  Not that easy.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Return on Equity, Gold, Oil Prices, Retirement, Investing, CVRR - CVR Refining L.P., CVRR - CVR Refining L.P., Internatinal Stock Funds, Taxes.

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