InvestTalk Episodes

  • Monday, May. 30

    5 Tips for Getting Started With ETFs

    Those who just noticed Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) may not understand how they work, which ones to choose, or how to buy and sell them.
    Today's Stocks & Topics: Financial Advisors, Sell Signals, Federal Reserve Policy, Income Investments Other Than Dividend Stocks, Gold, How to Start Investing, Triple-Double Taps, Mutual Funds, Day Trading, Stock Split, Roth I-R-A.

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  • Friday, May. 27

    ETF's Big Advantage Can Be a Disadvantage

    Because of the way ETF are traded, those who invest in them can act like a trader. For most people that's not good.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Junk Bonds, KMI - Kinder Morgan Inc., Who Needs the Federal Reserve, Dividends Stocks, SEB - Seaboard Corp., Bonds, SBUX - Starbucks Corp., BP - BP PLC ADR, ISRG - Intuitive Surgical Inc., GGN - GAMCO Global Gold Natural Resources & Income Trust, Closed End Funds, TIF - Tiffany & Co., SNH - Senior Housing Properties Trust., 5 Things Rich People Do With Money — That You Should Be Doing.

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  • Thursday, May. 26

    Why You May Not Enjoy Retirement

    While you might have prepared for it, you might not have given much thought to how life will be in retirement.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Retirement, Target Date Funds, NE - Noble Corp. PLC, Transparency in Business, LMT - Lockheed Martin Corp., Capital Gains Tax Strategy, AMAG - AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc., GME - GameStop Corp. Cl A, Bitcoin vs. Gold, Dividends, GPOR - Gulfport Energy Corp., McDonald's, Google & France.

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  • Wednesday, May. 25

    Investing In Real Estate - The First Step

    Lesson learned from stocks and bonds won't help. It's more like a business than an investment.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Real Estate CPA, Robots, ABBV - AbbVie Inc., CSAL - Communications Sales & Leasing Inc., Robinhood.com App, PM - Philip Morris International Inc., HCN - Welltower Inc., ETE - Energy Transfer Equity L.P.

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  • Tuesday, May. 24

    Buffett's Other Big Investment Secret

    Sometimes what Warren Buffett doesn’t say in his advice is just as powerful as what he does say.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: GILD - Gilead Sciences Inc., NAVI - Navient Corp., Real Estate Loan, Interest Rates & Gold, FLPS - XFidelity Low-Priced Stock Fund, Millennials & Money, VDE - Vanguard Energy ETF, Value vs. Growth Investing, FCG - First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund, the Dollar & Gold, NBR  - Nabors Industries Ltd., Reason Some People Hates Costco.

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  • Monday, May. 23

    How to Protect Your Portfolio Against Black Swans

    Unpredictable macro events can roil financial markets. So how should you react?  Is there any way to defend yourself?

    Today's Stocks & Topics: College Savings Plans, High Rate Cash Back Cards, TGT - Target Corp., ELP - Companhia Paranaense de Energia-COPEL ADR, CVS - CVS Health Corp., HPE - Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co., HP - QHP Inc., Company Evaluation.

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  • Friday, May. 20

    10 Solutions to Your Retirement Fund Shortfall

    Fortunately, there are many options to make up for lost time, although some may require making sacrifices or adjusting plans.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Borrowing Money from 401k, LNKD - LinkedIn Corp. Cl A, J.P. Morgan Charts, Where to Retire, Gold, SYY - Sysco Corp., WMT - Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Roth I-R-A, STX - Seagate Technology PLC, F - Ford Motor Co., M - Macy's Inc.

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  • Thursday, May. 19

    Why Do People Invest in Hedge Funds?

    For some investors, they're an opportunity to trounce the market. For others, they're a way to add diversification.

    Today's Stocks & Topics:  12B1, Negative P.E. Ratio, ABX - Barrick Gold Corp., The Federal Reserve, 401k, Stronger Dollar, UCBI - United Community Banks Inc., EVER - EverBank Financial Corp., SQ - Square Inc. Cl A, XRAY - Dentsply Sirona Inc., Covered Calls, MU - Micron Technology Inc., Difference Between ETF and an Index ETF, Global International REITs, Interest Rate Increase & the Stock Market.

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  • Wednesday, May. 18

    A Bear Market Ahead? Reading The Signs

    New Year Investors got anxious about a possible recession and the stock market tanked. Still no such recession and stocks recovered.

    Today's Stocks & Topics:  Mutual Funds, DIS - Walt Disney Co., 1st Quarter Buybacks, Goldman Sachs, TM - Toyota Motor Corp., Gold, REM - iShares Mortgage Real Estate Capped ETF, SLW - Silver Wheaton Corp., Real Estate Ups and Downs of Downsizing, Shorts, AMTD - TD Ameritrade Holding Corp., Reversion to the Mean.

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  • Tuesday, May. 17

    Should You Be Content With Lower Returns?

    This has serious implications for how you invest.  Welcome to the world of the Incredible Shrinking Investments.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Solar Companies in Bankruptcy, BG - Bunge Ltd., WDR - Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., PAAS - Pan American Silver Corp., ENDP - Endo International PLC, Chinese Consumers, The Federal Reserve, UA - Under Armour Inc., 401k, Financial Regrets.

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