InvestTalk Episodes

  • Friday, Aug. 28

    Could Commodities Be Worth The Risk?

    Oil and metals offer plenty of advantages, but they also have more exposure to downside volatility.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Stop Loss Orders, Big Week for Oil, China, Exercise Older People Shouldn’t Do, I-R-A, Dividends, XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., CVX - Chevron Corp., HTM - U.S. Geothermal Inc., VAR - Varian Medical Systems Inc., E - ENI S.p.A.

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  • Thursday, Aug. 27

    Adjusting Expectations: Taking The Longer View

    How much you can really expect stocks, bonds and cash to deliver over the next 10, 20 or even 30 years.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Market Correction, GDP Numbers, The Fed & Interest Rates, Sell or Not to Sell, The Stock Market, TOT - Total S.A. ADR, TVIX – Velocity Shares Daily 2x VIX Short Term ETN, FDX - FedEx Corp., UPS - United Parcel Service Inc., Bad Reasons to Take Your Social security Early.

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  • Wednesday, Aug. 26

    Don’t Wait For The Perfect Time To Invest

    In the eagerness to invest correctly and make the right choices, money can lie idle and unutilized.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: 401k Portfolio, Durable Goods, China, Bear Trap, Mining Stocks, TSO - Tesoro Corp., VLO - Valero Energy Corp., Diversification, UPS - United Parcel Service Inc., Inherited I-R-A, UEC - Uranium Energy Corp., CSX - CSX Corp.

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  • Tuesday, Aug. 25

    5 Reasons You Need a Roth IRA

    The Roth IRA has its tax advantages — But there are more benefits you should know about.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: AVT - Avnet Inc., VZ - Verizon Communications Inc., The Stock Market, Economic Statistics, Bear Trap, Correction, MCI - Babson Capital Corporate Investors, SPY - SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust, Sectors, Gas Prices, Shorting, XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., DIS - Walt Disney Co.

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  • Monday, Aug. 24

    How About A 401k Tune-up?

    You enrolled and started saving in a 401K, but you can’t just set and forget your retirement plan — or let your plan administrator do it for you if you’re automatically enrolled.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Stocks Ratings, China, Circuit Breakers, Worry About the Stock Market, GILD - Gilead Sciences Inc., AAPL - Apple Inc., UWTI – Velocity Shares 3x Long Crude ETN linked to the S&P GSCI Crude Oil Index Excess Return, Shorting, 529 Plan, Deflation, Communications Stocks.

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  • Friday, Aug. 21

    Answers To The Critical Retirement Questions

    It's not just when, but how and what.  Planning your your retirement is all about answering these 7 important questions.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: The Stock Market, Hedging, QE, The Fed, Books, HFC – Holly Frontier Corp., NFLX - Netflix Inc., TSLA - Tesla Motors Inc., AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., NYCB - New York Community Bancorp Inc.

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  • Thursday, Aug. 20

    Does Your Portfolio Reflect Your Needs or Your Emotions?

    Many are holding too much in cash and bonds, and not enough domestic and international equities and alternative investments.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: New Investor, Paying Small or Bigger Amounts, To Buy or Not To Buy, LVS - Las Vegas Sands Corp., Shorting, PMCS - PMC-Sierra Inc., KNDI - Kandi Technologies Group Inc., PPC - Pilgrim's Pride Corp., SYY - Sysco Corp.

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  • Wednesday, Aug. 19

    How Investors Can Get Ready For Higher Rates

    It's Wall Street's No. 1 obsession - guessing how soon the Fed will start lifting its rate and how the markets will handle it when it happens.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: China’s Currency vs. U.S. Dollar, The Fed, China’s Bear Market, HABT - Habit Restaurants Inc., Sectors, PPC - Pilgrim's Pride Corp., 401k, KMI - Kinder Morgan Inc., Retirement, Support & Resistance.

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  • Tuesday, Aug. 18

    What's Wrong With Target-Date Funds?

    More than half of all 401(k) assets are now being held in target date funds. But before you think they will solve all your investment issues, you should look more closely.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Sectors, Stock Market Bulls Are Playing With Fire, Greece, BP - BP PLC ADR, SHOO - Steven Madden Ltd., I-R-S & 401k, BMY - Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., SUNE - SunEdison Inc.

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  • Monday, Aug. 17

    How To Manage The Money Flowing Out of 401(k)s

    Investors are rolling their former employer 401(k) plan funds to an IRA.  Now they’re in the driver’s seat.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Relative Strength Rating (RS), Social Security, Reverse Mortgage vs. Forward Mortgage, Buying a Home For Your Child, INTC - Intel Corp., CVX - Chevron Corp., M - Macy's Inc., KMI - Kinder Morgan Inc., KHC - Kraft Heinz Co., SDRL - SeaDrill Ltd., The Stock Market.

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