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.


Is This the Most Challenging Investing Environment?  

Accomplished, veteran investor Guy Hands says he’s seen nothing like the new trading atmosphere in the Trump era.
Today's Stocks & Topics: New Investor, Oil Prices, GDP Numbers for the First Quarter, Cities with Most Millionaire CEOs, HBI - Hanesbrands Inc., BA - Boeing Co., MMM - 3M Co., SIFY - Sify Technologies Ltd., Cash Back Into the Market, What is an Index, DLTR - Dollar Tree Inc.

Should You Borrow Money to Invest?  

Does it ever make sense to take out a loan - say a second mortgage - to invest in stocks?
Today's Stocks & Topics: 403B, Bonds, Family Debt, Smart People & the Stock Market, the Travel Industry, JETS - U.S. Global Jets ETF, CVX - Chevron Corp., XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., WFM - Whole Foods Market Inc., ACIA - Acacia Communications Inc., X - United States Steel Corp., MMP - Magellan Midstream Partners L.P.

Investing Tips for Beginners with Little Money  

So you want to start investing, but you’re new to the game and don’t think you have enough cash on hand.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Rollover a 401k to I-R-A, Nasdaq, Overseas Companies & the Trump Tax Plan, Morgan Stanley, IHI - iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF, the Wash-Sale Rule, IBM - International Business Machines Corp., QCOM - Qualcomm Inc., F - Ford Motor Co., Charts, Investing, TGT - Target Corp., TWTR - Twitter Inc.

Should You Invest in Dividend-Paying Funds?  

What are the pros and cons of owning dividend paying ETFs?
Today's Stocks & Topics: Shorting vs. Put Option, Canadian Lumber Imports Tax, Roth I-R-A, TEVA - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., KBWY - PowerShares KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Portfolio, REITs, SPG - Simon Property Group Inc., KIM - Kimco Realty Corp.

The Best Funds for Your 401(k)  

Avoid missteps or you could end up falling short of your retirement savings goals in the future.
Today's Stocks & Topics: WFM - Whole Foods Market Inc., RAD - Rite Aid Corp., Housing Market, Soft vs. Hard Data, MU - Micron Technology Inc., REITs.

Could You Need to Own More Stocks After You Retire  

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

“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.

Playing Investment Tricks on Yourself  

Should you say goodbye to your beloved classic 60% stock and 40% bond portfolio?
Today's Stocks & Topics: Tax Reform, 401k & Taxes, FCX - Freeport-McMoRan Inc., CVX - Chevron Corp., Trading, TGT - Target Corp., Interest Rates, BP - BP PLC ADR.

Income: Should You Be Open To Closed End Funds?  

Fixed-income investors are attracted to closed-end funds because many produce a steady stream of income.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Investing, Retirement, Gold, CMP - Compass Minerals International Inc., Earnings Per Share, SCHH - Schwab U.S. REIT ETF, LB - L Brands Inc., Taxes Mistakes.

Should Retirees Dump Their Dividend Paying Stocks?  

Retirees are realizing that investing in stocks only for their cash flow carry significant risks.
Today's Stocks & Topics: TGLS - Tecnoglass Inc., Long vs. Short Investments, Inflation, Bottoms Up Investing, TEVA - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Gold, Banks & Car Sales.

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, Derivative, 401k, I-R-A vs. the Stock Market, Trailing Stops, Stocks's Value, Load vs. Non-Load Mutual Funds, Over-The-Counter Stocks, Roth I-R-A, Life Insurance, Option Trading, Stock Evaluation.

Do You Know How you’re Invested?  

Familiarity with the fundamentals is a key component to a successful strategy.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Mutual Funds vs. Individual Funds, One Hundred Days of President Trump, CCP - Care Capital Properties Inc., SBGL - Sibanye Gold Ltd. ADR, Dividends, Day Trading, MGM - MGM Resorts International, Roth I-R-A, F - Ford Motor Co., STI - SunTrust Banks Inc., WFC - Wells Fargo & Co., Retirement, Zero Coupon Bonds, 5 Things That Prove Rich People Are Cheap.

7 Things You Need to Know About Mutual Funds  

Do you know what dead money costs are? Have you read your prospectus? What you don’t know can cost you.
Today's Stocks & Topics: IPOs Shares, Earnings Season, Tesla, BMY - Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., LLY - Eli Lilly & Co., BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., Mutual Funds, TXMD - TherapeuticsMD Inc., Real Estate.

The Argument against Paying Off Your Mortgage Early  

Prepaying your mortgage, while it can save you money on total interest, may not make sense for you in the long term.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Federal Revenue from the IRS, BSCM - Guggenheim Bullet Shares 2022 Corporate Bond ETF, 5 Things That Prove Rich People Are Cheap, Moving Average, JNJ - Johnson & Johnson, QCOM - Qualcomm Inc., SFM - Sprouts Farmers Market Inc., STX - Seagate Technology PLC, GME - GameStop Corp., 50 Day Moving Average, CBI - Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. N.V., Volatility, Investng in S&P 500.

How Safe is Your IRA?  

In most ways when it comes to safety and security, IRAs are as safe as you make them.

Today's Stocks & Topics: The Dow Jones, Buy or Rent, Living Paycheck to Paycheck, BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., DPZ - Domino's Pizza Inc., Reverse Mortgage, SWN - Southwestern Energy Co., Hedging, MINDX - Matthews India Fund, QCOM - Qualcomm Inc., MRK - Merck & Co. Inc.

Adding Downside Protection  

There are 'sell signals' from the DOW, but what if the Trump rally continues? Here's an inexpensive way to hedge market risk.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Jobs Report, Syria & the Stock Market, U.S. Credit Card Debt, TMUS - T-Mobile US Inc., Retire from First Career, ELY - Callaway Golf Co., When to Sell, BTI - British American Tobacco PLC ADR, Future Earnings Evaluation, AEE - Ameren Corp., CAB - Cabela's Inc.

Millennials: Need to Know About Funds and Retirement  

The danger for millennial investors is emotion entering the decision-making process, being distracted by media.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Retirement & Investments, UA - Under Armour Inc., LULU - Lululemon Athletica Inc., Stop Orders, When Stocks Reach New High, GLD - SPDR Gold Trust, TSLX - TPG Specialty Lending Inc., Leverage, RGR - Sturm Ruger & Co.

Should You Follow the Trend Toward International Stocks?  

Foreign stock funds are up on their domestic counterparts in seven of the last eight weeks.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Stopped Out, Investments Mistakes, Avoid Spending Problems, IPHS - Innophos Holdings Inc., DFS - Discover Financial Services, RH – Restoration Hardware Inc., New Investor, Stock Evaluation, NAII - Natural Alternatives International Inc.

What's at Stake When You Rebalance  

If returns are lower going forward, the challenge will be increasing returns without taking adding undue risk.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Where to Invest, Emergency Funds, Tesla, Debt When You Die, TGT - Target Corp., TOT - Total S.A. ADR, MLPs: Master Limited Partnership, BEP - Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P., TEVA - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., EPC - Edgewell Personal Care Co., CRZO - Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc., MA - Mastercard Inc., Companies with Cash.

3 Investing Myths That Can Ruin Your Retirement  

It’s easy to fall into retirement strategy beliefs that “seem” to be true.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Commodities, HOG - Harley-Davidson Inc., F - Ford Motor Co., Vehicles Sales, MYL - Mylan N.V., FL - Foot Locker Inc., Low Interest Rates & Retirement, Emerging Market.

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