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.


How To Build An Investment Portfolio: The Essentials  

You can build a solid portfolio that allows you to succeed and (generally) avoid the stress.
Today's Stocks & Topics: REITs, the VIX vs. the Market, ISM Numbers, Reverse Mortgage, Costco, Emotions and Money, New Investor, Trailing Stops, Buy & Rebalance, Stock Value, Mutual Funds, Portfolio.

Powerful Ways to Boost 401(k) Returns In 2017  

There are more important things than chasing returns. There's a real power in having a plan and staying on course.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Fake Investing Schools, Technical Levels, Interest Rates, Game Stop, CAN - Accenture PLC Cl A, ACIA - Acacia Communications Inc., Derivative, 401k, RCL - Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., I-R-A vs. the Stock Market, HACK - PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF.

Cash Level in Mutual Funds: What Does It Tell You?  

Some investors view mutual fund cash levels as a contrarian indicator, as cash levels generally reach their peak at market bottoms.
Today's Stocks & Topics: ETFs, AXP - American Express Co., AMZN - Inc., TGT - Target Corp., After Hours Trading, MKL - Markel Corp., SLV - iShares Silver Trust, China's Money Policy, I-R-As.

What Do YOU Mean by a "Long Term" Investment?  

One of the first things to do, planning your investment strategy, is determine your time horizon. That’s trickier than it sounds.
Today's Stocks & Topics: ETFs, Remote vs. Office Work, Interest Rates & the Dollar, PFF - iShares U.S. Preferred Stock ETF, TGT - Target Corp., CMI - Cummins Inc., ORCL - Oracle Corp., 401k & the Stock Market, CTL – Century Link Inc., Distribution & I-R-A, CNC - Centene Corp.

Can You Save Too Much in Your 401(k)?  

Over-investing in your 401(k) can lead to a taxing retirement. It's one of the biggest mistakes investors make.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Fees, AMAT - Applied Materials Inc., MU - Micron Technology Inc., XLF - Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF, NU - ENucor Corp., FOGO - Fogo de Chao Inc., Required Minimum Distribution, INTC - Intel Corp.

A New President Calls for Classic Strategy  

The market will go through some turbulence in the next four years, but long-term investors shouldn't stress.
Today's Stocks & Topics: When Stocks Go Down, Bonds to Maturity, RAD - Rite Aid Corp., the Stock Market, PSX - Phillips 66, VRX - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., CVX - Chevron Corp., Buy and Sell Real Estate with I-R-A Account, TWI - Titan International Inc. Annuities.

When Warren Buffet Breaks His Own Rule  

It's OK to ignore it during times when a stock is purchased at a price that may seem high and make a short-term decline more likely.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Bonds Yield to Maturity, Annuities, Market Cycles, Goldman Sacks, EEM - iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF, Trump & His Policies, Debt/Equity Ratio, Commodities, VOO - Vanguard S&P500 ETF.

Choosing Funds: It's More than Low Fees  

It's tempting to sort a list by expenses and pick the cheapest one. But that may not provide the best fit.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Investment Properties, FEYE - FireEye Inc., Five Money Secrets, Amazon & U.S. Jobs, Investors Timing, Inflation, PSEC - Prospect Capital Corp., Investing, Day Trading.

Asset Location: Using the Right Types of Accounts?  

The right account types can reduce the drag of taxes and exert more control over taxable events.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Life Insurance, Traditional I-R-A Dateline on April 1st, the Stock Market Sentiment, NUS - Nu Skin Enterprises Inc., ETSY - Etsy Inc., AAPL - Apple Inc., OCLR - Oclaro Inc., SBUX - Starbucks Corp., CGNX - Cognex Corp., AMD - Advanced Micro Devices Inc., KPP Conference.

How to Invest in the Housing Market  

Searching for alternatives that can help diversify stock and bond-laden portfolios
Today's Stocks & Topics: Treasury Bills, the DOW & Interest Rates, Refinancing, the Federal Reserve, High Yield Bonds, 10 Commandments of Personal Finance, Balance Sheets, Cash Flow, Margins, Goodwill, ADP - Automatic Data Processing Inc., the Housing Market, TNH - Terra Nitrogen Co., CPB - Campbell Soup Co.

4 Things The Best 401(k)s Share  

Scanning thousands of companies, research firm rates the best 401(k) plans.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Return on Equity, Jobs Report, Ohama Titanic Syndrome, Most Popular Places to Retire, Tax Scams, SHOP - Shopify Inc., X - United States Steel Corp., ESRX - Express Scripts Holding Co., CFRHF - Compagnie Financiere Richemont S.A., KR - Kroger Co., UNG - United States Natural Gas Fund L.P., NFLX - Netflix Inc., Stop-Limit Order, 401k.

A Better Way to Invest in Index Funds?  

Almost all index funds simply own stocks in proportion to their size. Is there a better way?
Today's Stocks & Topics: GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Covered Account, Market Capitalization, UPS - United Parcel Service Inc., Retirement & Investments, REGN - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., GLPI - Gaming & Leisure Properties Inc., Oil Prices, VEIPX - Vanguard Equity Income Fund.

How to Get Ready For Retirement If you’re 50  

Though you can’t expect to match someone who started planning in their 30s, your cause is far from lost.
Today's Stocks & Topics: China’s Trade Deficit, Oil Supplies, Retirement, Top 25 best Paying Jobs, ABBV - AbbVie Inc., CELG - Celgene Corp., LGND - Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc., SEE - Sealed Air Corp., Buy Limit Order, O - Realty Income Corp., Dividends & Fees, HL - Hecla Mining Co., TEVA - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., SNAP - Snap Inc.

Making Sense of Mixed Messages about Economy  

Bonds and stock markets are sending conflicting signals about the outlook for the U.S. economy.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Gold & Interest Rates, GLD - SPDR Gold Trust, Rising Mortgage Rates, Malls, Richest Men in the World, JKHY - Jack Henry & Associates Inc., FB - Facebook Inc. Cl A, Indexes, VGT - Vanguard Information Technology ETF, IRA vs. Roth IRA, Dollar Price Average, GHL - Greenhill & Co. Inc., SO - Southern Co., UMC - United Microelectronics Corp.

Your Statements: Open Them Or Miss Out  

Mutual funds send out annual statements the end of January, and you should have your 4th quarter report too.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Low Volume ETFs, MILN - Global X Millennials Thematic ETF, Snapchat, Can’t Sell Your Home, Savings the Key to Secure Your Retirement, SH - ProShares Short S&P 500, CLF - Cliffs Natural Resources Inc., SNAP - Snap Inc., Portfolio, Portfolio Hedging, CRM - Inc., COST - Costco Wholesale Corp.

How To Build An Investment Portfolio: The Essentials  

You can build a solid portfolio that allows you to succeed and (generally) avoid the stress.
Today's Stocks & Topics: REITs, the VIX vs. the Market, ISM Numbers, Reverse Mortgage, Costco, PRGO - Perrigo Co. PLC, PANW - Palo Alto Networks Inc., BXMT - Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc., Emotions and Money, PBJ - PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage Portfolio, NUGT - Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares, T - AT&T Inc.

Reduce Stock Exposure in Retirement, or Increase It?  

One decision making aid is the “bucket strategy” breaking your portfolio into pools of money.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Stock Value, Inflation in Europe, Down 30 Thousand, Creative Destruction, VRX - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., AUY - Yamana Gold Inc., AER - AerCap Holdings N.V., IBM - International Business Machines Corp., BAC - Bank of America Corp.

Investing for Good: Passion vs. Profits  

They're driven by a cause — like reducing waste — applying that desire to all investment types.
Today's Stocks & Topics: New Investor, the Dow, INTC - Intel Corp., LB - L Brands Inc., MELI - MercadoLibre Inc., WMT - Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Real Estate, TWTR - Twitter Inc., PANW - Palo Alto Networks Inc., FNMA - Fannie Mae, FMCC - Freddie Mac, TGT - Target Corp.

Rebalancing is All About Risk Management  

Systematic portfolio rebalancing forces the ultimate investor axiom to hold true: Buy low, sell high.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Real Estate, DLTR - Dollar Tree Inc., Trustees, GDP, Hedge Funds, GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, WWD - Woodward Inc., Small Cap Funds, OPHT - Ophthotech Corp., DHI - D.R. Horton Inc., Investing or Paying of the Mortgage.

Retirement Planning for the Retired  

Once you hit retirement, it’s time to plan your income differently.
Today's Stocks & Topics: BBW - Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc., Hedging, Tesla, Snapchat IPO, GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, NVO - Novo Nordisk A/S ADR, SBUX - Starbucks Corp., POT - Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc., EBAY - eBay Inc.

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