InvestTalk Episodes

  • Thursday, Jul. 31

    Investor Type Casting

    What kind of stock trader do you want to become? The right fit depends on personality, time availability, and capital investment.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: GNW - Genworth Financial Inc. Cl A, Interes Rates, AFOP - Alliance Fiber Optic Products Inc., FKINX - Franklin Income Fund, GDP Report, TBT - ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Year Treasury, DDD - 3D Systems Corp.

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  • Wednesday, Jul. 30

    Don't Try To Be Warren Buffett

    Unless you are a genius on the order of Warren Buffett or Peter Lynch, picking individual winners is next to impossible.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Earnings, Debt Collection, iPhone 6, AFOP - Alliance Fiber Optic Products Inc., PDS - Precision Drilling Corp., EZU - iShares MSCI EMU ETF, DD - E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co., GLOG - GasLog Ltd., GLW - Corning Inc.

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  • Tuesday, Jul. 29

    Should You Build Your Own ETF?

    It's Motif Investing.  An online broker, lets you build your own theme-based portfolios.  Good idea?

    Today's Stocks & Topics: SRCL - Stericycle Inc., The DOW Theory, The Ten Year Treasury Yield, 2nd Quarter Numbers, Shorting the Russell 2000, RWM - ProShares Short Russell 2000, Life Insurance, CNBKA - Century Bancorp Inc. Cl A, COV - Covidien PLC.

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  • Monday, Jul. 28

    Are Investors Being Lulled Into a False Confidence?

    The Tech bubble of 2000 and the real estate meltdown of 2008 have faded in the rear-view mirror.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: MA - MasterCard Inc. Cl A, V - VISA Inc. Cl A, Home Sales, Fiscal House, Wells Fargo, WBC - WABCO Holdings Inc., Trading, YELP - Yelp Inc., LLTC - Linear Technology Corp., QCOM - Qualcomm Inc., CHL - China Mobile Ltd. ADS, EEM - iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF, Technical Trends.

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  • Friday, Jul. 25

    5 Things We Want From Apple's SmartWatch

    The iWatch (if that is in fact it's name) will be released this fall, likely in October.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: MTZ - MasTec Inc., Small Caps Stocks, 401k, Junk Food Companies, NUS - Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. Cl A, WSTG - Wayside Technology Group Inc., ETFs, INSY - Insys Therapeutics Inc., Growth & Earnings, MON - Monsanto Co.

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  • Thursday, Jul. 24

    We're Flying Blind Investing For Retirement

    Americans need to be saving more for retirement, but a new survey suggests they also need to be saving more intelligently.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: AAO - NAAON Inc., Global Outlook, Wage Growth, Home Sales Report, AMD - Advanced Micro Devices Inc., The Stock Market, GSK - GlaxoSmithKline PLC ADS, GOOGL - Google Inc. Cl A, AMAT - Applied Materials Inc., Prospects.

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  • Wednesday, Jul. 23

    Weighing the Risks of Investing in Energy Companies

    A large pension fund manager worries about the risks of investing in companies that extract fossil fuels.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: SILC - Silicom Ltd., China, Emerging Markets, XLNX - Xilinx Inc., Dimensional Funds, CLF - Cliffs Natural Resources Inc., 401k.

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  • Tuesday, Jul. 22

    How The China Bubble Could Puncture U.S. Banks

    A number of large banks have been trying to figure out if they were taken in a loan fraud scheme.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: COH - Coach Inc., CERN - Cerner Corp., Herbalife, Three-Day Work Week, The U.S. Economy, Earnings, CNI - Canadian National Railway Co., IPOs, COST - Costco Wholesale Corp., AAPL - Apple Inc., CLR - Continental Resources Inc., UA - Under Armour Inc. Cl A.

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  • Monday, Jul. 21

    Knowing When To Leave

    How can investors who want to avoid the next meltdown. Without an exit strategy you will lose at investing.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: NOV - National Oilwell Varco Inc., The Bond Market, Junk Bonds, Debt, Save Early and Often, KMP - Kinder Morgan Energy Partners L.P., FCX - Freeport-McMoRan Inc., FLR - Fluor Corp., SNDK - SanDisk Corp., Where to Invest?

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  • Friday, Jul. 18

    How To Get Less Stupid At Investing

    If you want to improve your investing skills, one of the best things to do is surround yourself with people who disagree with you.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: KOG - Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp., Toyota Fuel Cell Cars, Credit Cards, Total Free Cash Flow, VOC - VOC Energy Trust, SPF - Standard Pacific Corp., Young Investor, CVS - CVS Caremark Corp., Dividends, MKTO - Marketo Inc.

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