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.


Should You Buy an Investment Property?  

Investing in a rental home is not a turnkey investment. Choosing the right property, maintaining it, dealing with tenants—all that takes work.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Real Estate Market, Bull Market, Risk, TWTR - Twitter Inc., DVA - DaVita Inc., RAD - Rite Aid Corp., WBA - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., IWS - iShares Russell Mid-Cap Value ETF.

How to Buy Unit Investment Trusts  

Topics and stocks discussed:
China debt, Rebalancing a portfolio, Buying Rental Property, ATT merger, (DIS) Walt Disney (FSPHX) Fidelity Select Health Care Portfolio, (DVA) DaVita Inc., (FCX) Freeport-McMoRan Inc., (EBAY) eBay Inc.,Housing effect on GDP, Why the market isn't moving.

Should You Join the Rush Back to Large-Cap Stocks?  

Topics and stocks discussed:
Owning S&P Index, (SKX)Skechers USA Inc., (KLAC)KLA-Tencor Corp., The value of ETNs, Oil stocks, (HAS) Hasbro Inc., (CWGIX) AMG GW&K Small Cap Growth Fund;Institutional fund, (C) Citigroup Inc. Fed's next move, Why don't folks who can save for their old age?, Understanding the housing numbers

Keeping Your Cool When Stocks Come Unglued  

Topics and stocks discussed: 

Stocks that don't measure up, (CVS) CVS Health Corp., Fund of funds, (SWHC) Smith & Wesson Holding Corp., (SUPN) Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc., (TNK) Teekay Tankers Ltd. (FXI) iShares China Large-cap, Beige Book, China debt load, "Good" inflation, Mid-day rallies. 

Asset Allocation for The Bucket Investor  

Bonds vs. Bond funds, (SCX) LS Starett Co., Diversification, (TEVA) Teva Pharmaceuticals, (PLAY) Dave and Buster's Entertainment, Annuities vs. Blue Chip stocks, (IBM) International Business Machines Corp., (APU) AmeriGas Partners LP

How to Tell If Your 401(k) is a Dude  

Topics and stocks discussed: 

CCJ - Comeco Corp., GCO - Calamas Global Total Return Fund, ZTS - Zeotis, Gold, Bonds, Housing market bubble, 15 year mortgages

The Case for Junk Bonds  

Experts think these bonds have upside, despite their historical risks.
Today's Stocks & Topics: China, PG - Procter & Gamble Co., Cash Flow, Earnings Per Share, Taxes, ROBO - ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index ETF, Roth I-R-A, Dividends, Possible Year-End Rally, FISV - Fiserv Inc., CDs.

Choosing a Mutual Fund Share Class  

Classes of mutual funds have different types of expenses, so it pays to know what you're getting.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Mutual Funds, the Big Banks, Investing, Different Types of Shares, T - AT&T Inc., Bonds, PG - Procter & Gamble Co.

Humility Returns More than Hubris  

Being overly confident about your investing skills can be the biggest threat to your investments.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Roth I-R-A, High Tech Tattoos, Samsung Batteries Problems, Tech Sector, CLDT - Chatham Lodging Trust, PPG - PPG Industries Inc., 401k, KR - Kroger Co., KEP - Korea Electric Power Corp. ADR, Mortgage Pre-Approval Letter, BA - Boeing Co., Diversification.

The Preferred Stocks Plus - More Income  

They stand to pay higher dividends and protect you in a rising-rate environment, but can be complex.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Index Universal Life, the End of QE, Samsung Problems, BMY - Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., FOX - 21st Century Fox Inc. Cl B, TDG - TransDigm Group Inc., Investing in Real Estate, FB - Facebook Inc., Taxes, Index Funds, GILD - Gilead Sciences Inc.

Your ROTH vs: MyRA  

If you work a non-traditional or part-time job without 401(k) benefits, you have three great options.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Revenue Bonds & Taxes, Gold Mining Stocks, Infrastructure in America, Secrets of Successful Companies, CVS - CVS Health Corp., ABX - Barrick Gold Corp., RCII - Rent-A-Center Inc., STRL - Sterling Construction Co. Inc., Mutual Funds, ACRNX - Columbia Acorn Fund, GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, FBIOX - Fidelity Select Biotechnology Portfolio.

The Case against Target Date Funds  

You tell the company when you would like these mutual funds to retire and they do all of the investing for you. But are these funds truly a good investment?
Today's Stocks & Topics: 401K, TM - Toyota Motor Corp., TNK - Teekay Tankers Ltd., New Investor, GBSN - Great Basin Scientific Inc., Every Mutual Fund Has its Style, Stop-Loss Order, Options.

Should You Join the Shift To Bonds?  

In just the first six months of 2016, investors pulled $64 billion from stocks and added $104 billion to bonds.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Gold, Earnings Projections, John Thomas Chambers - former CEO of Cisco Systems, RRD - R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co., Sun Energy, OR - Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd., Index Funds, 529-Plan, Retirement.

3 Pros and Cons of Retiring in Your 70s  

More and more Americans are retiring later in life. There are benefits and drawbacks to working into your 70s.
Today's Stocks & Topics: SILJ - PureFunds ISE Junior Silver, TWTR - Twitter Inc., BMY - Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., Purchase Price, INO - Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc., SWKS - Skyworks Solutions Inc., F - Ford Motor Co., WFC - Wells Fargo & Co., Economic Reports, Japan, RAI - Reynolds American Inc, CS - Credit Suisse Group AG ADR.

The 4 Knocks On Annuities  

They're touted as a "safe" low risk solution to funding your retirement, and they do offer some comfy factors, but costs and compromises are also part of the package.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Negative Interest Rates, Buy Point, International Monetary Fund, the Dollar, STNG - Scorpio Tankers Inc., SSW - Seaspan Corp., NKE - Nike Inc. Cl B, Bonds, HDS - HD Supply Holdings Inc., Gold.

Six Lessons for the Beginning Investor  

What habits would lead a young investor in the right direction - build a sound financial future?
Today's Stocks & Topics: HWI - NYSE Arca Computer Hardware Index, GNMA - iShares GNMA Bond ETF, Tax Lien Certificates, FNMA - Fannie Mae, NXP - INXP Semiconductors N.V.

Deciding Whether to Roll Over a 401(k) to an IRA  

It’s important to know the pros and cons before making this decision.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Roth I-R-A, How to Tell if you’re in the Middle Class, Works Careers, NKE - Nike Inc. Cl B, T - AT&T Inc., GEO - GEO Group Inc., NXPI - NXP Semiconductors N.V., 401k, DB - Deutsche Bank AG.

To Profit Think Like a Wall St. Trader  

While Main Street investors do well in up markets, but Wall Street has an ability to profit in any market condition. How does that work?
Today's Stocks & Topics: DVMT - Dell Technologies Inc., Tech Sector, Exports, The Fed, GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Index Funds vs. Mutual Funds, GEUR - AdvisorShares Gartman Gold/Euro ETF, Where to Invest, I-R-A, 401k, FLCSX - Fidelity Large Cap Stock Fund.

How to Earn Income Writing Covered Calls  

Among the numerous benefits, this strategy can "reduce risk, lower portfolio volatility; generate monthly or weekly income on stocks you already own. IF you know what you're doing.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Over Diversification, Earnings, XLE - Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF, TSLA - Tesla Motors Inc., TGT - Target Corp., Keeping a Lid on Risk - Millennials, IMPV - Imperva Inc., IBM - International Business Machines Corp.

The Worst Funds for Your 401(k)  

Three guidelines that can help you identify the best and worst 401(k) funds for you.
Today's Stocks & Topics: F Funds, Retirement Income, WMB - Williams Cos., TTM - Tata Motors Ltd. ADR, WHR - Whirlpool Corp., Income & Retirement.

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