InvestTalk - Investment in Stock Market, Financial

InvestTalk - Investment in Stock Market, Financial

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In today's ever changing global economy, understanding investment options can be a daunting, time-consuming task. With all the opinions and hearsay that can bombard investors, education is a key component to success. That's why more and more savvy investors are tuning into InvestTalk. InvestTalk is a weekday program that looks at new and relevant investment topics each weekday, and answers questions about financial and retirement planning, money management as well as general concerns about the stock market with financial adviser, Steve Peasley.

Episodes

Bond Market Sputters: How to Respond  

Is the bond bull market, which began in 1982, really dead meat? How should you invest in bonds?
Today's Stocks & Topics: Shorting, Home Builders Sentiment, Beige Book, Gold Prices, TREX - Trex Co. Inc., Health Savings Account (HSA), Sectors, Real Estate, GILD - Gilead Sciences Inc., IPOs, PFE - Pfizer Inc.

Uncovering the Risk in Your Portfolio  

Returns aren't the only factor in determining whether your portfolio is allocated appropriately.
Today's Stocks & Topics: New Investor, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Health Savings Account (HSA), Investments & Taxes, Interest Rates, NFLX - Netflix Inc., Profit & Loss Statement (P&L), LOCO - El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc., NASDA - QNASDAQ Composite Index, NKE - Nike Inc., WMT - Wal-Mart Stores Inc., TEVA - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

4 Things Millennials Should Know About Retirement  

Millennials are on the savings bandwagon, but there are a few things they should know to make the most of their savings.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Dividends, Gas Prices Going Up, Earnings, Parity, Exchange Traded Funds, Roth I-R-A, Retirement, Mutual Funds, Young Investor, 529 Plan.

Fraud-busting Investing Tips for 2017  

Help for investing rookies—and veterans— how to make better decisions and avoid scams as a new year rolls in.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Correction, Ways to Make Your Spouse to Save Money, Life Lessons Learn Too Late, AMX - America Movil S.A.B. de C.V., New Investor, EIVAX - Wells Fargo Intrinsic Value Fund, EVSAX - Wells Fargo Disciplined US Core Fund, Video Games Sales, Shorting JPM - JPMorgan Chase & Co., AXIIF - Alexium International Group Ltd, ETF Bubble.

The Problem with This Boomer "Retirement Plan"  

If you're planning on working till you drop, here's something to think about.
Today's Stocks & Topics: S&P 500, Trump Rally, Biggest Global Risk for 2017, Real Estate, Investing At Young Age, NGG - National Grid PLC ADR, BMY - Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., NKE - Nike Inc., NUGT - Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares, KO - Coca-Cola Co.

You Don't Need Big Bucks To get Rich Investing  

You might assume that the stock market is mainly for wealthy people or that you can't get rich in it unless you're investing big dollars.
Today's Stocks & Topics: After Hours Trading, Stock Market & 2017, Consumer Confidence, Realistic Goals for 2017, 401k, First Time Investor, Equity, Buy & Rebalance, International Market, Bond Funds, How to Get Into the Stock Market, I-R-As, Ethical Investments, Uniform Gift to Minors Act.

Is The Money Your Bank Account Fully Insured?  

Every American should make sure every cent in their bank and brokerage accounts is protected.
Today's Stocks & Topics: 401k, the World Bank, Federal Reserve, Lower Quality Stocks, PPA – Power Shares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust Aerospace & Defense Portfolio, Buying Volatility, WOOF - VCA Inc., Forward P.E., Rollover IRA.

How to Invest In a Time of Fake News  

The basis of investment fake news is trying to build forecasts and outlooks on political pronouncements.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Gold, Limited Brands, Cost of Raising a Child, New Taxes, CL - Colgate-Palmolive Co., WSM - Williams-Sonoma Inc., DEO - Diageo PLC ADR, Dow vs. NASDAQ, the Stock Market.

5 Excuses Keeping Your Kids from Becoming Millionaires  

$1 million sounds like a lot — and it is. But if they get started early, it's more attainable than they may think.
Today's Stocks & Topics: 529 Plan, UA - Under Armour Inc., FANG - Diamondback Energy Inc., PBI - Pitney Bowes Inc., Bearish Market, KSS - Kohl's Corp., 401k, Fair Value & Dow Futures, Baby Boomers, Taking Profits, ATVI - Activision Blizzard Inc. Mortgage, Children Moving Back Home.

How to Pay off a Mortgage Early  

Making extra payments reduces your interest, but it's not always the best investment strategy.
Today's Stocks & Topics: 529 Plan, Mortgage Rates, Macy’s, Baby Boomers, the Dollar, 529 Taxes, POT - Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc., STX - Seagate Technology PLC, DRQ - Dril-Quip Inc., Life Insurance & Index Funds, QCOM - Qualcomm Inc., GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, the Stock Market.

2017: Forecasters Say Possibly Good, No Longer Great  

After a strong and long gallop upward, markets have reasons to slow down, analysts and fund managers say.
Today's Stocks & Topics: 401k, the Fed, Bonds, Composite Indicator, SFL - Ship Finance International Ltd, HEDJ – Wisdom Tree Europe Hedged Equity Fund, NKE - Nike Inc. Cl B, SP - GSimon Property Group Inc., BP - BP PLC ADR, RDSA - Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Cl A, SIX - Six Flags Entertainment Corp., RGREX - Invesco Global Real Estate Fund.

Most Important Lessons Learned in 2016  

The year began with the worst start on record as vague fears over economic growth in China had markets on edge.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Earnings Expectations, OIH - VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF, Overprice Stock Market, Next Recession, Be and Stay Rich, CERN - Cerner Corp., MDT - Medtronic PLC, CR - Crane Co., Dividends, Gold, NFLX - Netflix Inc.

5 Things You Likely Have Wrong About Investing  

There is a mismatch between the complexity of financial decisions we have to make … and our own financial knowledge.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Consumer Confidence Index, Fed's Meeting, China, Tesla, Retirees Moving, Bio-Tech Stocks, Roth IRA, Investments, 401k, Trading, Hedge Funds, Stock Valuation, Dividends, Closed End Funds, Stock Split.

An Inexpensive Way to Hedge Market Risk  

If you're worried about the market fading, but you also don't want to miss out on more gains if it continues its run up.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Preferred Shares, Best and Worst Assets of 2016, the Dow, Retire to Ecuador, YUM - Yum! Brands Inc., Penney Stocks, GS - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Shorting, ABB - ABB Ltd. ADR, Mutual Funds, VZ - Verizon Communications Inc., T - AT&T Inc., BDCZ - ETRACS Wells Fargo Business Development Company Index ETN Series B due April 26, 2041.

13 Last-Minute Tips to Lower Your 2016 Taxes  

Last chance to wrap up loose ends when it comes to taxes.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Small & Large Caps, Best Performing Stocks, TEVA - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, KATE - Kate Spade & Co., VFIDX - Vanguard Intermediate-Term Investment-Grade Fund Admiral, VSC - Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Corporate Bond Index ETF, VZ - Verizon Communications Inc., Interest Rates.

4 Things Millennials Should Know About Retirement  

Millennials are on the savings bandwagon, but there are a few things they should know to make the most of their savings.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Dividends, Tax Breaks, Gas Prices Going Up, KORS - Michael Kors Holdings Ltd., NVDA - NVIDIA Corp., NRG - NRG Energy Inc., GNC - GNC Holdings Inc., Earnings.

You Don't Need Big Bucks To get Rich Investing  

You might assume that the stock market is mainly for wealthy people or that you can't get rich in it unless you're investing big dollars
Today's Stocks & Topics: After Hours Trading, Stock Market & 2017, Consumer Confidence, Realistic Goals, UNP - Union Pacific Corp., SEB - Seaboard Corp., NKE - Nike Inc. Cl B, SKYY - First Trust Cloud Computing ETF, 401k, EXPD - Expeditors International of Washington Inc.

A ‘Great Rotation’ - Could It Push Stocks Higher?  

After recent events investors are wondering whether the bond rally is over. There are signs, but no certainty.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Restaurants Traffic, Retailers Tricks, Asia, Earnings Forecasts, the Stock Market, Deferred Compensation Plan, Leverage, Investing for Kids, 401k, Gold, ETFs, IPOs, New Investor.

6 Reasons the Rich Stay Rich  

Studying the habits of the rich is not a bad idea. Inherited or earned many have figured out how to stay rich.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Closed End Funds, Dividends, Tax Cuts, Volatility in 2017, Financial Engineering, ABT - Abbott Laboratories, OLED - Universal Display Corp., UA - Under Armour Inc., O - Realty Income Corp., Portfolio Managements, Asset Allocation, IBM - International Business Machines Corp.

Sizing Up Closed-end Funds  

You really can’t beat getting a dollar for 90 cents. Unless, of course, you manage to find one for 85 cents.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Price to Sales, DOW vs. S&P 500, the Fed, ABT - Abbott Laboratories, FL - Foot Locker Inc., S&P 500, TGT - Target Corp., Dividends, ARI - Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance Inc.

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