InvestTalk Episodes

  • Friday, Nov. 24

    Could You Need to Own More Stocks After You Retire

    The traditional heavy bond mix may not be right for you.

    Retirement, Buy & Rebalance, Retirement Contributions, 401k, I-R-As, Retirement Needs, Day Trading, Roth I-R-A.

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  • Thursday, Nov. 23

    4 Real Estate Investment Strategies

    Real estate offers tremendous opportunities, and varying degrees of investment risk, based on your comfort level.  That’s one of our talking points.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Mortgage, Stock Market vs. Real Estate, Buying Foreclosures, Retirement Home as an Asset, 401k & Mortgage, Investing for Kids, Annuities, Dollar Cost Average, Upgrading, Personal Finance.

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  • Wednesday, Nov. 22

    Low Returns Are a Feature of Markets, Not a Bug

    Based on current dividend, valuation and yield levels, Bogle predicts annual returns for U.S. stocks of about 4 percent.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Trend Lines, Home Sales, What Investors Should Be Thankful For, Bloomberg's Top Business Schools, INTC - Intel Corp., Spot Rate, GVIP - Goldman Sachs Hedge Industry VIP ETF, SQ - Square Inc. Cl A, ETF Dividends, Hostile Takeover, IBM - International Business Machines Corp.

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  • Tuesday, Nov. 21

    4 Short-Term Strategies To Invest $500

    There are many short-term investments available to you if you decide to follow that path, and you can start with very little money.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Lump-Sum Distribution, SUP - Superior Industries International Inc., FB - Facebook Inc. Cl A, Index Funds, Mortgage, HPE - Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co., BBRG - Bravo Brio Restaurant Group Inc., Goldman Sachs & the Market, Long Term Insurance, The Risk of Investing International, SQ - Square Inc. Cl A.

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  • Monday, Nov. 20

    When Gold is not as “Good as Gold.”

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Where the Money Goes, EKTAY - Elekta AB ADR, PFF - iShares U.S. Preferred Stock ETF, DY - Dycom Industries Inc., Track For Retirement, BBRG - Bravo Brio Restaurant Group Inc., Investment Options, Electronic Trading, Health Savings Account (HSA), 401k, Buying Gold Electronically, PFF - iShares U.S. Preferred Stock ETF.

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  • Friday, Nov. 17

    Mutual Funds vs. ETFs - How to Decide

    Sometimes the “mutual funds vs. ETFs” debate misses the larger point. It often overlaps with other more important decisions.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Bank of America A type Warrants, Renting Is Better Than Owning, Passion & Retirement, The Fed & Interest Rates, PCLN - Priceline Group Inc., TEVA - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. ADR, Reverse Stock Split, End of the Year Stocks Sale, ERF - Enerplus Corp., New Investor.

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  • Thursday, Nov. 16

    Smart Beta ETFs: The Wow Factor

    The primary drivers of broader ETF industry growth include smart beta funds, or those products that use weighting schemes.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: 200 Day Moving Average, U.S. Oil Production, Self Driving Trucks, Calling In Sick, GFF - Griffon Corp., JD - JD.com Inc. ADR, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., Roth IRA, The Stock Market.

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  • Wednesday, Nov. 15

    Momentum Investing: Should You Go with the Flow?

    Rising prices tend to attract buyers while falling prices tend to attract sellers.  Where is this going?

    Today's Stocks & Topics: 401k, WMT - Wal-Mart Stores Inc., MHLD - Maiden Holdings Ltd., REGN - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., Cash & Portfolio, Inflation, Producer Price Index (PPI) and Consumer Price Index (CPI), Warren Buffett.

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  • Tuesday, Nov. 14

    Revealing the Real Costs in Your Mutual Fund

    Hidden costs could be holding back the returns on your investment portfolio. There are places to look when evaluating mutual funds.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: GE - General Electric Co., Secure Passwords, U.S. Producer Price Index - PPI, CHD - Church & Dwight Co., Spin-off Companies, ESRX - Express Scripts Holding Co., GILD - Gilead Sciences Inc.

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  • Monday, Nov. 13

    Examining The “Most Hated Bull Market Ever”

    The bull market continues to be fueled by hopes that tax cuts and tax reform will lead to higher reported earnings for corporations.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Options, GCI - Gannett Co. Inc., VIAB - Viacom Inc. Cl B, EBF - Ennis Inc., Tax Bill, PRU - Prudential Financial Inc.

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