InvestTalk Episodes

  • Friday, Nov. 21

    Improving The Odds For Buy and Hold Investors

    Some talk of the death of  'buy & hold' investing.  It's still alive and well, but does need some care and feeding.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: GSK - GlaxoSmithKline PLC ADS, IBM - International Business Machines Corp., M&A - Mergers and Acquisitions, ISRG - Intuitive Surgical Inc., 401k, Life Insurance, BP - BP PLC ADS.

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  • Thursday, Nov. 20

    Solving The Asset Allocation Puzzle

    Trying out asset mixes can show you where your portfolio shines – and where it doesn't.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Covered Calls, Economic Data, P - Pandora Media Inc., Small & Mid Cap Indexes, Retirement Worries, Dividends, WAG - Walgreen Co., GPOR - Gulfport Energy Corp., IPCM - IPC The Hospitalist Co. Inc., Taxes.

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  • Wednesday, Nov. 19

    Should You Join The March Back To India?

    A survey shows that 53% of world business leaders polled planned to enter or expand their operations there.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Selling Short, The Fed, Long Term Care, I-R-A, SWN - Southwestern Energy Co., SYY - Sysco Corp., Investing.

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  • Tuesday, Nov. 18

    Invest Like A Pro

    Why do certain investment companies do better than others and survive unsettled markets?

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Stocks Data, Long Term Care Insurance, Where Else to Invest?, Mid Cap Indexes, Retirement, Portfolio Rebalance, VFSTX - Vanguard Short-Term Investment-Grade Fund, Individual Bonds, Products Releases, MRK - Merck & Co. Inc., RHT - Red Hat Inc.

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  • Monday, Nov. 17

    Should You Beware of Alternative Mutual Funds?

    The funds are appealing to investors looking to avoid market highs and lows, but watch out for the fees.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Discount Brokers, Warnings Signs for Global Economy, Long Term Care Insurance, 10 Quotes from Warren Buffet, Industrial Output, SLB - Schlumberger Ltd., ETFs, BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., PBR - Petroleo Brasileiro S/A ADS, IBM - International Business Machines Corp.

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  • Friday, Nov. 14

    A Leash On The Bull

    Why you should invest cautiously despite all the talk about the 'mother of all bull runs.'

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Financial Advisors, Germany & Recession, U.S. Oil, RAX - Rackspace Hosting Inc., INVN - InvenSense Inc., AMTD - TD Ameritrade Holding Corp., REGN - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., Investing, DDD - 3D Systems Corp.

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  • Thursday, Nov. 13

    5 Steps to Rebalance Your Portfolio

    Instead of breaking down your assets by account, maybe you should think of them all as one big pie.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Share Mutual Funds, Part Time Workers, Wal-Mart, PETM - PETsMART Inc., Bank Stocks, CSIQ - Canadian Solar Inc., SEAS - SeaWorld Entertainment Inc., Stocks Investing.

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  • Wednesday, Nov. 12

    A Retirement Prep Checklist

    Once you determine what will give you peace of mind in retirement, then you need to know how you can get there financially.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: HON - Honeywell International Inc., Gold, Europe Economy, Investing Strategy, GE - General Electric Co., Retirement, Jobs Report, GGN - GAMCO Global Gold Natural Resources & Income Trust, 529-Plan.

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  • Tuesday, Nov. 11

    How To Measure A Company’s Value To Its Shareholders

    Shareholders need to accurately determine a company's true profits.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: GE - General Electric Co., RIG - Transocean Ltd., Low Mortgage Rates, Shopping Season, 529-Plans, I-R-A vs. Roth I-R-A, Pension Plan, Investing, FCX - Freeport-McMoRan Inc., PCLN - Priceline Group Inc., BP - BP PLC ADS.

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  • Monday, Nov. 10

    5 Simple Steps To Investing Success

    For your American dream to become a reality you've got to make more smart decisions than dumb ones.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: ETFs & Gas Prices, Should Companies Reinvest or Buyback?, QCOM - Qualcomm Inc., Mid Cap Mutual Funds, TWO - Two Harbors Investment Corp., OAKS - Five Oaks Investment Corp., Short Sales, Bond Funds.

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