InvestTalk Episodes

  • Monday, Sep. 25

    How to Build a Socially Responsible Portfolio

    Making money is the primary goal for most investors, but it doesn't have to be your only goal.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Registered Investment Advisor, Equifax Breach, Bond Funds, Why Should You Stay Bullish, Retire Abroad, KMI - Kinder Morgan Inc., Sectors, GDP: Gross Domestic Product, 401k Portfolio, INTC - Intel Corp.

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  • Friday, Sep. 22

    12 Strategies to Generate Income in Retirement

    When it comes to saving for retirement, maybe you've done everything right. But now comes the hard part: making sure you don't outlive your money.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Long Term Leap Options, LTC - LTC Properties Inc., Tesla, Sprint & T-Mobile, AKS - AK Steel Holding Corp., Capital Gain, GME - GameStop Corp., MB - Mindbody Inc., Insider Buying, Large Dividends Stocks, Universal Life Insurance.

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  • Thursday, Sep. 21

    The Frightening Passive Investing Trend

    Passive funds charge lower fees than actively managed funds. But while this helps investors, it is problem for the wider market.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: EBITA: Earnings before interest, taxes, and amortization, AGN - Allergan PLC, BBBY - Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., The Dow, PK - Park Hotels & Resorts Inc., Dividends, I-R-A, INTC - Intel Corp., GIS - General Mills Inc., K - Kellogg Co.

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  • Wednesday, Sep. 20

    Wall Street's Hidden 6.5 Percent Income Secret

    There’s a better way to bankroll your retirement that they won’t tell you about: municipal bonds.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Roth I-R-A, BBBY - Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., MU - Micron Technology Inc., The Fed, What is The Stock Market Missing, Retirement & Your Mental Health, NRZ - New Residential Investment Corp., PAC - Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico S.A.B. de C.V. ADR, Municipal Bonds, Puerto Rico Muni Bonds, ALB - Albemarle Corp., GIS - General Mills Inc., CWH - Camping World Holdings Inc. Cl A.

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  • Tuesday, Sep. 19

    Arbitrage: Riskless Profit?

    It's basically buying a security in one market and simultaneously selling it in another market, profiting from a temporary difference in prices.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Long Term Investing, ROIC - Retail Opportunity Investment Corp., ALB - Albemarle Corp., The Fed's Balance Sheet, Puerto Rico, STX - Seagate Technology PLC, MRVL - Marvell Technology Group Ltd., CY - Cypress Semiconductor Corp., Diversification, M - Macy's Inc., NVDA - NVIDIA Corp., CMG - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., International Mutual Funds.

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  • Monday, Sep. 18

    The Best Ways to Invest in Foreign Markets

    Most advisors recommend holding some foreign stocks in a diversified portfolio. Fortunately, there are several easy ways to invest there.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Industries to Invest In, The Euro, Cloud Computing, Roth I-R-A, College Savings, I-R-A, Equity Index Annuity, Roll Overs to I-R-As, Stock Limits, Caps, The Stock Market.

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  • Friday, Sep. 15

    The Ins and Outs of Starting Up

    Do you need to go through a broker to buy a mutual fund? What's the difference between a mutual fund and a brokerage account?

    Today's Stocks & Topics: ETFs, SCHW - Charles Schwab Corp., Millenials & The Economy, Inflation, Dividends, STZ - Constellation Brands Inc. Cl A, Treasury Bond – T-Bonds, AMAT - Applied Materials Inc., Risks To Owning  Municipal Bonds, Buying Apps, Municipal Bonds, BMY - Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., LYG - Lloyds Banking Group PLC ADR.

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  • Thursday, Sep. 14

    Does the U.S. Stock Exodus Make Sense?

    In recent weeks $30 billion left U.S. stocks, the longest streak of outflows since 2004. Investors have turned to emerging markets, Europe and Japan.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: I-R-A vs. Roth I-R-A, Millenials & Investments, Economic Recovery, Jamie Dimon: Bitcoin a Fraud, UNG - United States Natural Gas Fund L.P., BRKB - Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Leveraged Buyout – LBO, New Investor, SJM - J.M. Smucker Co., CWB - SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Convertible Securities ETF, Cold Hard Cash, Gold, LYB - LyondellBasell Industries N.V., Unit Investment Trust.

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  • Wednesday, Sep. 13

    Buy-and-hold Strategy Could Unbalance Portfolio

    This is a lazy person’s investing approach. It also works out pretty well because it’s hard to make many mistakes. But there is a downside.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Stock Evaluation, SYF - Synchrony Financial, SHPG - Shire PLC ADR, TIF - Tiffany & Co., GPM - Guggenheim Enhanced Equity Income Fund, COST - Costco Wholesale Corp., EFX - Equifax Inc., AAPL - Apple Inc., LC - LendingClub Corp., Social Security, BAC - Bank of America Corp.

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  • Tuesday, Sep. 12

    4 Financial Security Resources for Senior Investors

    More than any other concern that is especially critical for senior investors - protecting their life savings.

    Today's Stocks & Topics: Buy & Sell, MU - Micron Technology Inc., CSCO - Cisco Systems Inc., TEVA - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., AAOI - Applied Optoelectronics Inc., PYPL - PayPal Holdings Inc., UTX - United Technologies Corp., RDSA - Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Cl A, China vs. Bitcoin, Apple Inc., CAKE - Cheesecake Factory Inc., SYF - Synchrony Financial, SQ - Square Inc. Cl A, Retail Sector.

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