InvestTalk Episodes

  • Thursday, Mar. 26

    Strategies for Investing in the World's Fastest-Growing Economies

    Many experts caution against investing in specific countries - so how should you choose your international investments?

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Earnings, Oil, Pepsi vs. Coke, ETFs vs. ETN, VNR - Vanguard Natural Resources LLC, TY - Tri-Continental Corp., GNR - SPDR S&P Global Natural Resources ETF, MOO - Market Vectors-Agribusiness ETF, Real Estate, WYNN - Wynn Resorts Ltd.

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  • Wednesday, Mar. 25

    Are You Walking With The Crowd or Against It

    For some, money is made by investing in the unexpected.  Most others feel better going with the flow.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Long Term Insurance, KRFT - Kraft Foods Group Inc., Book Value, CNC - Centene Corp., I-R-A vs. Roth I-R-A, VOO - Vanguard S&P500 ETF, Greece, ENPH - Enphase Energy Inc.

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  • Tuesday, Mar. 24

    Return or Yield - Which Is More Important?

    Why it matters that you know the answer to that question.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: CDs, Home Sales Numbers, Penny Stocks, Small Caps Stocks, MAC - Macerich Co., Real Estate, SBR - Sabine Royalty Trust UBI, HON - Honeywell International Inc., Bonds.

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  • Monday, Mar. 23

    How Much Is An Investment Advisor Worth?

    An analysis of what an advisor can add, and what the absence of one can cost.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: 401K, Retirement, EEM - iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF, Asset Allocations, PSEC - Prospect Capital Corp., TBT - ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Year Treasury, Diversification.

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  • Friday, Mar. 20

    10 Investing Apps to Supercharge Your Portfolio

    With a few taps, these apps turn your mobile device into a portable portfolio or investment tracker.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: NUS - Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. Cl A, Economic Calendar, Boomers & Retirement, ADP - Automatic Data Processing Inc., NFLX - Netflix Inc., Stop-Loss Order, The Stock Market, Vanguard Account.

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  • Thursday, Mar. 19

    Risk Parity Funds: Pay More For Less Risk?

    A portfolio allocation tactic designed to limit risk by overweighting lower-volatility assets.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Roth I-R-A, The Dollar, Apple Stock & The Dow, Safe & Security, REGN - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., IBB - iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology, RSG - Republic Services Inc., Earnings, ADP - Automatic Data Processing Inc, CYBR - CyberArk Software Ltd.

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  • Wednesday, Mar. 18

    4 Reasons Not To Raise The Rates

    Fear is growing that Fed rates will be rising before long. Some reasons not to worry about that happening soon.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Dividends, Overlook Income Tax Deductions, ETFs, Celebrity-Backed Startups, Music Industry, BUD - Anheuser-Busch InBev N.V. ADS, MU - Micron Technology Inc., SBUX - Starbucks Corp., LQD - iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF, UWTI - VelocityShares 3x Long Crude ETN linked to the S&P GSCI Crude Oil Index Excess Return.

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  • Tuesday, Mar. 17

    The Mayhem Of Emerging Market Investing

    Stock and bond markets across emerging markets often moved up and down in lock step.  Not anymore.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Buying Point, he Federal Reserve Rate Hike, Health Insurance, Gas Credit Cards,  GDX - Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF, USO - United States Oil Fund LP, GPRO - GoPro Inc., SLB - Schlumberger Ltd., EGO - Eldorado Gold Corp.

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  • Monday, Mar. 16

    Self-Directed IRAs and the Risk of Fraud

    How to protect yourself from fraudulent investment schemes associated with self-directed IRAs.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: The Dollar, Emerging Markets, Frontier Markets, 401k, EXPD - Expeditors International of Washington Inc., The FOMC Meeting.

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  • Friday, Mar. 13

    Why You Don’t Talk About Money

    Do you shy away from the subject because you think you don’t know much?  Truth is you’re wrong.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Life Insurance, Oil, Way to Retire at 55, Unemployment Statistics, PTX - Pernix Therapeutics Holdings Inc., DEO - Diageo PLC ADS, SKYY - First Trust ISE Cloud Computing Index Fund, MNST - Monster Beverage Corp., SU - Suncor Energy Inc.

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