InvestTalk Episodes

  • 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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  • Thursday, Jul. 17

    How to Calculate the Value of an ETF

    ETFs are a good way to get broad exposure to stocks, bonds or commodities without taking on specific risk, but calculating performance may be a bit tricky.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Treasures, Housing, Microsoft Laid Offs, Base Book, New Toyota Fuel Cell Car, FIG - Fortress Investment Group L.L.C. Cl A, Rod McDermott – CEO of MB Interim Leaders: Jobs, DBD - Diebold Inc., HSY - Hershey Co.

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  • Wednesday, Jul. 16

    401(k) Investing Mistakes You’re Probably Making

    Conservative investors aren’t taking enough risk in their retirement plans.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., BP - BP PLC ADS, The Housing Recovery, IBM, Gold, SDRL - SeaDrill Ltd., FRAK - Market Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF, TTF - Thai Fund Inc., Bond Funds, IBM - International Business Machines Corp., SWI - SolarWinds Inc., PRTS - U.S. Auto Parts Network Inc.

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  • Tuesday, Jul. 15

    A New Way To Calculate Retirement

    The author of this new book says, “I believe investing is relatively easy,” he writes. “It is much harder to save than invest.”

    Today's Stocks & Topics: NUAN - Nuance Communications Inc., Retail Sales for June, Big Banks, Online Job Seekers, Retirement, RCI - Rogers Communications Inc. Cl B, KOG - Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp., Cash, NVDA - NVIDIA Corp.

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  • Monday, Jul. 14

    Volatility Could Be in The Forecast

    Earnings season is seen as the next catalyst for the market, and strategists mostly expect a decent quarter. But companies' outlooks could make or break the market's stride.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: ATW - Atwood Oceanics Inc., New worries at Wall Street, Consumers & Retailers, Central Banks, Exchange Traded Funds, OXY - Occidental Petroleum Corp., Investing for Kids.

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  • Friday, Jul. 11

    One Investor's Success Story

    She was really worried about her future when she pulled her money out of stocks in 2008, but this librarian can smile now.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: NFLX - Netflix Inc., The Stock Market, China & Apple Inc., INSY - Insys Therapeutics Inc., Reasons to ignore the Correction, Germany, Date Funds, WPZ - Williams Partners L.P., Short Ratio, LO - Lorillard Inc., Dividends.

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