InvestTalk

By Hosts Steve Peasley & Justin Klein | Wealth Managers and Investment Advisors

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shrpbill
 Apr 11, 2019
this is a wonderful podcast. good for experienced and beginners.

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In today's global economy, understanding investment options can be an extremely challenging task. Investors are continually bombarded with hearsay opinions and ever-changing financial data. So, to prevail, serious investors need the benefit of market education and unbiased guidance.


This realization is why a fast-growing number of listeners choose to make KPP Financial's 'InvestTalk' radio program and podcast a must have element of their investing strategy.


InvestTalk is a weekday program that examines a series of fresh and relevant investment topics while answering caller questions. InvestTalk is made possible by KPP Financial of Irvine, California. The program / podcast is hosted by KPP principals Steve Peasley and Justin Klein.

No investment question is out of bounds. Is your asset portfolio properly balanced? How can you better manage your 401(k)? How will economic events effect the real estate market?


Please tell your friends and family members that they can hear timely answers to these and many other financial and investment questions on each InvestTalk episode, with a new one every weekday. Learn more-- http://blog.investtalk.com



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Episode Date
11-27-2020 - Best Callers Questions - BLACK FRIDAY Edition
45:39
In this compilation program, Steve Peasley and Justin Klein field a variety of finance and investment questions from callers across the United States and around the world. Today's Stocks & Topics: Rollover IRA, ETFs or Mutual Funds, Stimulus Effect, Position, Sitting Stocks, Income, 401k, Roth I-R-A, Retirement, Mutual Funds, Selling Short, Credit Card Debt, Blue Chip Stocks, Institutional Ownership, New Investor, 200 Day Moving Average, Support and Resistance Numbers, Pension Plans, Become an Investor Advisor. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 27, 2020
11-26-2020 - Best Callers Questions - THANKSGIVING DAY Edition
46:39
In this compilation program, Steve Peasley and Justin Klein field a variety of finance and investment questions from callers across the United States and around the world. Today's Stocks & Topics: How to Invest Your 401(k), Financial Advisors, How to not run out of Money, Retirement, Commodities, Pre-Tax Money, Conference Calls, Cash Reserve Fund, Yield Curve, Statistics, Book Value, Economic Value, Variable Annuities, Bonds and Junk Bonds, Options, Day Trading, Investing with KPP. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 26, 2020
11-25-2020: Strategist: Emerging Markets Could Break To All-Time Highs
45:29
*A weaker dollar is highly correlated with emerging market gains, and the value of foreign currency-denominated assets rises for U.S. investors as the greenback falls.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: BTG - B2Gold Corp., RUT - Russell 2000 Index, BAC - Bank of America Corp., Dow 2000, Buying a Car on Black Friday, GM vs. Tesla, Bonds, NIO - NIO Inc. ADR, AHT - Ashford Hospitality Trust, CHL - China Mobile Ltd. ADR, Gold.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "In 2019, how many passengers-- on average per day-- were transported on U.S. airline flights? AND-- what percentage of GDP (gross domestic product) did the AVIATION industry contribute to the U.S. economy in 2019?* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 26, 2020
11-24-2020: Retail Trade Group Predicts Holiday Sales To Produce A Strong 2020 Finish
45:39
*Despite the coronavirus pandemic challenges, the National Retail Federation expects holiday spending to reach as high as $766.7 billion.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: DFCIX - Delaware Smid Cap Growth Fund A, XME - SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF, Investing & Marriage, HA - Hawaiian Holdings Inc., Social Security, Energy Sector, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., CVS - CVS Health Corp., NEM - Newmont Corp., GOLD - Barrick Gold Corp., EXC - Exelon Corp., Housing Market.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "How do we define an asset bubble? AND--can you name three of the biggest asset bubbles in history-- all occurring since the 1980s?"* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 25, 2020
11-23-2020: Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Says 'There’s Plenty Of Firepower' Remaining
45:45
*Steven Mnuchin downplayed his decision to pull the plug on several Federal Reserve programs, saying there’s enough money around to provide funding where it is needed.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: MPW - Medical Properties Trust Inc., Value Stocks, SBRA - Sabra Healthcare REIT Inc., Post-Covid World, Very Expensive Stocks, Dividend Cuts, Gold, 401k, Taxable Accounts, RGEN - Repligen Corp., GILD - Gilead Sciences Inc., AVLR - Avalara Inc., CCL - Carnival Corp.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 24, 2020
11-20-2020: A Tale Of Two Retailers: Walmart Earnings Top Expectations But Macy's In-Store Sales Dropped 20%
45:25
*Customers patronizing Walmart and Macy's continued to shop online, but Macy's in-store spending dropped 20% and eCommerce could not offset its losses.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: XPEV - XPeng Inc. ADR, Leading Economic Indicators, Stores Closing, Telehealth, Commodities, SH - ProShares Short S&P 500, Retirement, FRO - Frontline Ltd., VBR - Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "What is the meaning of the term "bid-ask" spread? And what is a simple example?"* *Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 21, 2020
11-19-2020: Is America's $68 Trillion Wealth Transfer Evaporating?
45:28
*According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, less than 2% of millennials reported being self-employed, compared with 7.6% for Gen X and 8.3% for Boomers.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: GD - General Dynamics Corp., CBAT - CBAK Energy Technology Inc., New Rules on Chinese Companies, GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, PLTR - Palantir Technologies Inc., Mutual Funds, EXPI - eXp World Holdings Inc., Jobless Claims, Momentum Stocks and Funds.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 20, 2020
11-18-2020: Home-builder Confidence In November Breaks The Record High
45:39
*Historically low mortgage rates, favorable demographics and an ongoing suburban shift for home buyer preferences have spurred demand and increased new home sales.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: TNK - Teekay Tankers Ltd., When to Get Out of The Stock Market, XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., CVS - CVS Health Corp., CCI - Crown Castle International Corp., Stock Market Future, Boeing 737, Pfizer vs Moderna, VTRS - Viatris Inc., Block-chain Value, IRM - Iron Mountain Inc.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "WHEN (in which year) did the concept of INSURANCE first appear as a packaged business product in America? And WHO was the famous person that co-founded America's FIRST insurance company?"* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 19, 2020
11-17-2020: Long-Term Unemployment Is Ballooning
45:21
*According to labor economists, workers who remain out of a job more than 6 months enter a financially precarious period.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: SH - ProShares Short S&P 500, Tech Stocks, Buy Back Effect, Amazon & The Pharmacy Business, Resistance, INTC - Intel Corp., RTX - Raytheon Technologies Corp., LMT - Lockheed Martin Corp., QQQ - Invesco QQQ Trust Series I, JWN - Nordstrom Inc., Candlestick Charts, SAVE - Spirit Airlines Inc., TTD - Trade Desk Inc. Cl A, Insurance Companies, MET - MetLife Inc.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 18, 2020
11-16-2020: Amid Coronavirus Changes, Some Gen Z And Millennials Have Stumbled Into Saving
45:19
*Millions of Americans are experiencing financial hardship caused by the pandemic, but coronavirus has turned some of the youngest workers into unexpected savers.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: NIO - NIO Inc. ADR, Airlines, TLT - iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF, Hotels, HLT - Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc.,* *RTLR - Rattler Midstream L.P., SMLP - Summit Midstream Partners L.P., GBTC - Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, TSLA - Tesla Inc., ACV – Allianz GI Diversified Income & Convertible Fund.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 17, 2020
11-13-2020: Investors Must Decide If An Earnings Comeback For Cyclical Stocks Will Justify Their Faith
45:17
As investors continue to grow more optimistic about an economic recovery in 2021, energy, real estate and industrials may look like an attractive bet based on earnings expectations. Today's Stocks & Topics: 401k, CHL - China Mobile Ltd. ADR, QQQ - Invesco QQQ Trust Series I, REITs, Buy the Dips, BAYRY - Bayer AG ADR, Foreclosure, SFM - Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 14, 2020
11-12-2020: Mortgage Demand From Homebuyers Drops To Lowest Level In 6 Months
45:20
*Loan amounts have hit new highs due to skyrocketing home prices and low rates are no longer offsetting these hefty costs.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: 401k, Fiscal Deficit, Sales Person or Adviser, Stock Buybacks, COP – Conoco Phillips, RTLR - Rattler Midstream L.P.,* *Interview with PhD Carolina Reis Oliveira – CEO of OneSkin, PLUG - Plug Power Inc., DE - Deere & Co.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 13, 2020
11-11-2020: Warning For Landlords: Rental Fraud Has Jumped Due To COVID-19 Crisis
45:12
*According to TransUnion, since the pandemic began, the frequency of actual fraud incidents for the multifamily rental industry has jumped by nearly 50%.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: INTC - Intel Corp., Stocks Dropping, Financial Advice, Moving to a Retirement Community, Teaching Your Child to Invest, CX - Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. ADR, IP - International Paper Co., NIO - NIO Inc. ADR, AAPL - Apple Inc., Investing Strategy, Gold, RTX - Raytheon Technologies Corp., PLMR - Palomar Holdings Inc.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "Knowing that Europe's richest man added $7 billion to his wealth in just one day this week, thanks to positive Covid-19 vaccine news, HOW wealthy is this person, and WHO is he?"* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 12, 2020
11-10-2020: How to Invest In A Post-Vaccine World After Pfizer’s Announcement
45:24
*At least one analyst says that, with the outlook for an improving global economy, value stocks may do better than growth stocks.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: MTH - Meritage Homes Corp., AT&T and Verizon, Things You Shouldn't Include In Your Will, Wasting Money, How to Find Financial Success, QRVO - Qorvo Inc., Retirement, RTLR - Rattler Midstream L.P., Diversification, HEXO - HEXO Corp., BRK.A - Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl A.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "The overall market is made up of millions of investors and traders who may have differing ideas about the value of a specific stock, so just HOW are share prices set?"* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 11, 2020
11-09-2020: As Mortgage Rates Jump, Housing Stocks Have A Split Reaction To COVID Vaccine News
45:21
*Stocks of the biggest builders are down after positive news on a coronavirus vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: LVS - Las Vegas Sands Corp., RGA - Reinsurance Group of America Inc., Bitcoin, Gold, PFE - Pfizer Inc., Cash Flow, GOLD - Gold Continuous Contract, Target Date Funds, Volatility.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 10, 2020
11-06-2020: Remote Work Practices May Forever Change The Way U.S. States Tax Wage Income
45:17
*Can a virtual worker be taxed in a state where they don’t live? No legislator, court, or tax expert today can answer that question.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: IIPR - Innovative Industrial Properties Inc., Retirement, Fractional Shares, Earnings Before EBITDA, MAC - Macerich Co., XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., JMIA - Jumia Technologies AG ADR, BGS - B&G Foods Inc., TSM - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. ADR, Roth I-R-A.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "How many times has Apple stock split since it went public on December 12, 1980? AND-- looking at the S&P 500, WHICH YEAR in the past decade had the LARGEST number of stock splits?"* *Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 07, 2020
11-05-2020: The State Of Jobs: Data Shows That Private Payroll Growth Slowed In October
45:38
*According to ADP, companies added 365,000 positions and services accounted for almost all the job creation.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Dividends, TRP - TC Energy Corp., Options, Stock Volume, Interview with Jason Lepore - VP & GM of Hunker.com,* *V - Visa Inc. Cl A, WFC - Wells Fargo & Co.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 06, 2020
11-04-2020: Opinion: The Biggest U.S. Banks Aren’t As Strong As They Look
45:42
*In spite of being boosted by capital-relief measures and massive market support from the Federal Reserve, an advocacy group claims the largest U.S. banks are less healthy than they appear.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: LRCX - Lam Research Corp., The Bank Sector, Fed Meeting, Marijuana Stocks, Ready to Retire?, Earnings Per Share, VTV - Vanguard Value ETF, Shorting, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., AMD - Advanced Micro Devices Inc., Robo-Advisors.* * TRIVIA QUESTION: "Looking back in the country's history, do you think a LARGER percentage of the eligible voting population came out in the presidential election of 1860 (when Lincoln won)-- or in 1960 (when Kennedy won)?"* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 05, 2020
11-03-2020: Malls Dragged Into Bankruptcy By Carnage At Retail Tenants
45:40
*Due to pandemic-induced pressures, America’s ailing malls have suffered a pair of body blows as two major landlords followed their bankrupt tenants into Chapter 11 protection.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: ANSS - Ansys Inc., Debt Cycle, Inflation 10 Years Ago and Today, Stock Market Bubble, Emerging Market ETFs, PENN - Penn National Gaming Inc., MPWR - Monolithic Power Systems Inc., Dividends, SWCH - Switch Inc. Cl A.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 04, 2020
11-02-2020: Wells Fargo: Brace For a ‘Fairly Scary Time’ On Wall Street
45:48
*The firm’s head of macro strategy is warning that market turbulence may just be a preview of what’s ahead.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Earnings, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., RPAY - Repay Holdings Corp., Limit-On-Close (LOC) Order, WKHS - Workhorse Group Inc., Company Beats Expectations, DIS - Walt Disney Co., Small-Caps Stocks.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 03, 2020
10-30-2020: Best of Caller Questions
45:44
In this compilation program, Steve Peasley and Justin Klein field a variety of finance and investment questions from callers across the United States and around the world. Today's Stocks & Topics: I-R-As, Trading Accounts, Stock Split, New Investor, Investing, Copper Industry, Mutual Funds, 401k Contributions, Roth I-R-A for a Child, Stock Value, Buying a House, Options, Asset Allocation, Online Trading, Day Trading, International Exposure, UBER, PEG Ratio, Borrowing from 401k, Special-purpose Acquisition Company – SPAC, 529 Plan. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 30, 2020
10-29-2020: Opinion: 6 Reasons Why You Will Save More Money With An ARM
45:37
*Most experts will tell you it’s safer to go with a fixed-rate mortgage, but how could you benefit from an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM)?* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Bonds, IHRT - iHeartMedia Inc., CUK - Carnival PLC ADR. Risk vs. Volatility, Interview with Lindsey Andrews – CEO of Minibar Delivery, ETFs for Beginners Investors, The U.S. Economy, TCTZF - Tencent Holdings Ltd.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 29, 2020
10-28-2020: Bipartisan Legislation Proposes Changes To Retirement-Related Measures
45:42
*The wide-ranging bill contains perks for seniors and student loan borrowers.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: OXY - Occidental Petroleum Corp., Retirement Funds, DNKN - Dunkin' Brands Group Inc., BERY - Berry Global Group Inc., Online Brokerage, WWR - Westwater Resources Inc., BTI - British American Tobacco PLC ADR, Gold, ACI - Albertsons Cos. Inc.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "In the U.S., we have a MARKET economy-- but WHAT is a market economy? And, looking back across the centuries, when did the concept of 'private property' come to prominence?"* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 29, 2020
10-27-2020: Why One Analyst Is Projecting That A Deep Stock Market Crash Will Occur Again
44:58
*The opinion warns investors who are too young to remember the 'Black Monday' crash of 1987 that, at some point, the stock market will lose more than 20% of its value in a single day.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: T - AT&T Inc., FUBO - FuboTV Inc., Thinks to Fix Before Retirement, Home Sales, Most Investors Expect a Market Crash, Master Limited Partnerships, OKE - ONEOK Inc., 1987 Stock Market Crash, IP - International Paper Co., PEN - Penumbra Inc., Share vs. Position, TSCO - Tractor Supply Co.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "What is the so-called 'January Effect'? And WHEN was it first noticed-- which YEAR?"* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 27, 2020
10-26-2020: The Business Of Education Is In Big Trouble
45:19
*With revenue losses in the hundreds of millions, universities have furloughed thousands of employees.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: AA - Alcoa Corporation, X - United States Steel Corporation (X), Online Brokers, the IMF - International Monetary Fund, MED - Medifast Inc., PLMR - Palomar Holdings Inc., RGA - Reinsurance Group of America Inc., LIN - Linde PLC, Mortgage, Beginner Investor, NEE - NextEra Energy Inc.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 26, 2020
10-23-2020: Best of Caller Questions
45:55
In this compilation program, Steve Peasley and Justin Klein field a variety of finance and investment questions from callers across the United States and around the world. Today's Stocks & Topics: I-R-As, Buy and Rebalance, 401k, Trading, ProFunds, Mutual Funds, Redemption Fee, Life Insurance, Diversification, Silver & Gold, New Investor, Preferred Stocks, Technical Analysis, Emerging Markets, Retirement Needs, Student Loans, Stock Valuation, Trading Information. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 23, 2020
10-22-2020: Competition For PayPal And Square Is Heating Up Fast
45:16
*According to a new report, JPMorgan Chase is making a play to sell more services to millions of American small business owners, pushing into an area pioneered by fin-tech firms.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: GME - GameStop Corp. Cl A, Mergers, TSLA - Tesla Inc., Value Stocks vs. Growth Stocks, Sector Spotlight: Susan Ho, Founder and CEO of GoJourny.com, INTC - Intel Corp., Dogs of the DOW, Earning Season & Banks.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 22, 2020
10-21-2020: Antitrust Battle Begins: Google Officially Charged With 'Monopoly Power' By Justice Department
45:18
*After a 16-month investigation, the government says Google is violating the Sherman Act through its search and search-advertising businesses.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: STRA - Strategic Education Inc., NASDAQ, ABBV - AbbVie Inc., The Fed Beige Book, Clinton Stocks vs. Trump Stocks, Re-balancing, MPW - Medical Properties Trust Inc., Common Shares and Warrants, MGIC - Magic Software Enterprises Ltd., Cash or I-R-A.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 21, 2020
10-20-2020: Home-Builder Confidence Reaches Record High For Third Consecutive Month
47:06
*The continued recovery in home sales remains a bright point for the rest of the economy.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Eviction Moratoriums, Preferred Shares, QDEL - Quidel Corp., Stocks & Taxes, THO - Thor Industries Inc., Reverse Mortgage, SAFT - Safety Insurance Group Inc., NEM - Newmont Corp., GOLD - Barrick Gold Corp., REITs.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 20, 2020
10-19-2020: Fund Manager Warning: ‘Young And Dumb’ Traders Have Created A ‘Total Nightmare’ In The Market
44:53
*Millennial buying and risk-taking in August and September was a phenomenon of record proportions.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: OKE - ONEOK Inc., State Taxes, GE - General Electric Co., IBM - International Business Machines Corp., Thematic Growth ETFs, MTB - M&T Bank Corp., Closed-end Funds, NMZ - Nuveen Municipal High Income Opportunity Fund, NKLA - Nikola Corp., STWD - Starwood Property Trust Inc.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 19, 2020
10-16-2020: The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Made Open Enrollment Research Critical
43:48
*About 157 million Americans rely on employer-sponsored coverage and this year it could be vitally important to closely examine workplace health-care plan options.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: MELI - MercadoLibre Inc., IIVI - II-VI Inc., Retail Sales, PFE - Pfizer Inc., Top Ten States wit Unemployment Rates, Investing Equity Money in Energy Stocks, VZ - Verizon Communications Inc., NTDOY - Nintendo Co. Ltd. ADR, VZ - Verizon Communications Inc., SHLX - Shell Midstream Partners L.P., PSX - PPhillips 66 Partners LP, EPD - Enterprise Products Partners L.P., SE - Sea Ltd. ADR, BNS - Bank of Nova Scotia.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "In what YEAR was Coke's "Tab" product first offered for sale? And if you had purchased ONE share of Coca-cola stock for $40-- at its IPO in 1919--WHAT kind of value would that single share have today?"* *Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 16, 2020
10-15-2020: Performance Tech Company Hyperice Attracts A Slew Of Star Athlete-Investors
45:32
*The company specializes in performance recovery products including its Hypervolt massagers which target soft tissue pain and muscle recovery.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: 10k Reports, Special Guest Anthony Katz, President and Founder of Hyperice, ETSY - Etsy Inc., MS - Morgan Stanley, XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., CVX - Chevron Corp., NLS - Nautilus Inc.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 15, 2020
10-14-2020: What Can We Learn From Disney's Business Unit Restructuring Plans?
45:28
*COVID-19 is sending tidal waves through American business and the Walt Disney Company is reacting by reorganizing its content groups.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: T - AT&T Inc., Spending Package, BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR, College Funds, ETFs Valuation, Gross Domestic Product (GDP), MO - Altria Group Inc., QCOM - Qualcomm Inc., Ron Baron.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "Looking back to "Black Monday" and the Stock Market Crash of 1987, there was NO PANDEMIC... yet, the 5-year bull run ended quickly... WHAT were the speculated causes?"* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 14, 2020
10-13-20: How Much Retirement Money Should You Have Saved By Age 60?
45:30
A TD Ameritrade report has revealed that 28% of adults ages 40 to 79 with at least $25,000 in investable assets have less than $50,000 in retirement savings. Today's stocks and topics: Vanguard Energy ETF (VDE), Pacific Biosciences of California Inc. (PACB), Seritage Growth Properties Cl A (SRG), Alliance Data Systems Corp. (ADS), Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV), ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF (MJ), Domino's Pizza Inc. (DPZ), Boeing Co. (BA). ALSO: Universal life insurance?, from Europe-- my portfolio?, Dollar cost averaging?, Steve's talking point covers the market sectors that are likely to have good quarters. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 14, 2020
10-12-20: What Is Driving The Historic Demand For Life Sciences REITs?
44:44
Venture-capital investment in the life sciences sector grew to a record rolling annual total of $17.8 billion in the second quarter. Today's stocks and topics: Lam Research Corp. (LRCX), Pfizer Inc. (PFE), Adobe Inc. (ADBE), Walt Disney Co. (DIS) ALSO: Buying a house?, Bank stocks?, Dividends, 401(k), Low Yield interest can produce earnings that cannot keep up with inflation. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 13, 2020
10-09-2020: Hedge-Fund Manager: Don't Miss Out On A ‘Generational Opportunity’ In The Market
45:29
*The theory predicts that most cyclical sectors will grow earnings at a faster pace than the S&P 500-- could it be right?* *Today's Stocks & Topics: BAC - Bank of America Corp., MMP - Magellan Midstream Partners L.P., QDEL - Quidel Corp., Value & Growth Stocks After Election Day, Google & You Tube, Stimulus Talks, Put Options, PSI - Invesco Dynamic Semiconductors ETF, IYG - iShares U.S. Financial Services ETF, SQ - Square Inc. Cl A, Profits, IIPR - Innovative Industrial Properties Inc.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "What is the average net worth of American FAMILIES-- and looking at the data by LOCATION, which group has a higher net worth-- people that live in URBAN settings or residents of RURAL areas?"* *Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 09, 2020
10-08-2020: Amid A Pandemic, 3 Things You Should Know About Telemedicine
45:37
*The cost of a virtual health visit has changed for some people with insurance, so be prepared before you 'Zoom' with your doctor.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: ETFs, ICLN - iShares Global Clean Energy ETF, NVAX - Novavax Inc., Corporate Debt, WMT - Walmart Inc., Holding Stocks, TDS - Telephone & Data Systems Inc., RGR - Sturm Ruger & Co., CRSR - Corsair Gaming Inc., WELL - Welltower Inc., Housing Market.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 09, 2020
10-07-2020: Would A New Stimulus Package Produce A Sustained Market Rally?
45:42
*One analyst says that, historically, stimulus programs can play a role as a rally catalyst-- under certain conditions.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: AZO - AutoZone Inc., Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP), Retirement Funds, T - AT&T Inc., MMM - 3M Co., SCCO - Southern Copper Corp., RGEN - Repligen Corp., Selling.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "Everyone wants to hit a 'home run' with their stock picks-- but for most investors, this is probably not a realistic objective. Nevertheless, it is TEMPTING TO THINK ABOUT. So, just for fun, WHICH are the 'Most Expensive Stocks in the World'?"* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 08, 2020
10-06-2020: 6 Retirement-Planning Mistakes To Avoid When You Are In Your 60s
45:14
*By the age of 67, at a minimum, how much money should you have saved and do you sell stocks to buy more fixed-income assets?* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Gold Base Planning, VHT - Vanguard Health Care ETF, Capital Gains, HFC - HollyFrontier Corp., Money Market Funds, Asset Allocation, Covered Calls, MNK - Mallinckrodt PLC, PNW - Pinnacle West Capital Corp., 401k.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 06, 2020
10-02-2020: Historical Records Teach What Generally Happens After A Brutal September Market
45:34
*Dow Jones Market data suggests that September losses don't have to translate into further October carnage.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: BUD - Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A. ADR, XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., Trading History, PLUG - Plug Power Inc., JP Morgan Faces Fines, KERN - Akerna Corp., PNW - Pinnacle West Capital Corp., NIO - NIO Inc. ADR, The Fitness Industry.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "I am thinking of two examples of famous stocks-- one has failed, the other is doing well. BOTH companies were organized a long time back-- CAN YOU NAME my 'history spotlight' stocks?"* *HINT: One is from the retail sector, the other from technology.* *Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 02, 2020
10-01-2020: Economic Recession Or Not, The IPO Market Is Set For A 'Flurry' Rivaling The Dot-Com Era
44:34
*The 10 largest IPOs have already raised a combined $14.7 billion, or 52% of the quarter’s proceeds.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: BIG - Big Lots Inc., PGX - Invesco Preferred ETF, LIN - Linde PLC, Oil Companies, GILD - Gilead Sciences Inc., Roth I-R-A,* *CVX - Chevron Corp., 2020 Presidential Candidates On The Economy, BP - BP PLC ADR.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 02, 2020
09-30-2020: Famed Monetary Theorist Says Immediate Market Future Is 'Precarious'
45:10
*Wharton professor Jeremy Siegel thinks uncertainty is going to continue but the stock market “is looking forward to a really good run" next year.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Pullback, House Sales, Index Universal Life Insurance, Social Security Benefits, RKT - Rocket Cos. Inc., IESC - IES Holdings Inc., Covered Calls, GS - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Fraudulent Companies, DIS - Walt Disney Co.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "For various reasons, companies can also be DELISTED. Why? And can you name several famous companies that have been DELISTED?"* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 30, 2020
09-29-2020: Is It Too Risky To Put New Money In Stocks Now?
44:57
*According to a Wells Fargo strategist, after excluding risks associated with the coming election, the newest coronavirus headlines imply a 2% to 4% downside from current levels.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Home Prices, Investments Suggestions from from Shaquille O'Neal, STRA - Strategic Education Inc., SWBI - Smith & Wesson Brands Inc., The Election & The Stock Market, ESS - Essex Property Trust Inc., OXY - Occidental Petroleum Corp., NKLA - Nikola Corp., GPC - Genuine Parts Co., RGLD - Royal Gold Inc.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "Looking back in time, HOW was the tradition of what eventually became presidential debates first begun? And-- in terms of audience measurement statistics, WHAT debate 'face-off' had the highest ever estimated TV audience count?"* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 30, 2020
09-28-2020: Source: Blue Cross Blue Shield Reaches A Tentative $2.7 Billion Antitrust Settlement
45:29
*Affected policyholders include roughly one-third of the U.S. population, and major employers such as General Motors, Microsoft, and Walmart.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: NEE - NextEra Energy Inc., ABEV - Ambev S.A. ADR, EWG - iShares MSCI Germany ETF, HEWG - iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Germany ETF, Gold, Oil Stocks, Covered Calls, GMRE - Global Medical REIT Inc., Closed-End Funds.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 28, 2020
09-25-2020: Should Your Spending Priorities Ever Include An Expensive Vehicle?
45:13
*The difference between the monthly payment on a $50,000 pickup truck and a $20,000 car is enough to max out your individual retirement account in a given year.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Harley-Davidson, SPH - Suburban Propane Partners L.P., CHDN - Churchill Downs Inc., NVDA - NVIDIA Corp., SCHW - Charles Schwab Corp., ZI - ZoomInfo Technologies Inc. Cl A, NOW - ServiceNow Inc.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you name at least 3 types of organizational structures used by small businesses? And can you list 3 reasons why small businesses fail?"* *Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 26, 2020
09-24-2020: Opinion: The Real Danger For The Market Now Is-- You
45:34
*Reacting to short-term events as if they were permanent changes is problematic.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: CVX - Chevron Corp., Evaluation, COST - Costco Wholesale Corp., Real Assets, K - Kellogg Co., GILD - Gilead Sciences Inc., Barbell Strategy, Oil.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 24, 2020
09-23-2020: 3 Things To Keep In Mind As You Handle Market Volatility
45:37
*The average person saving for retirement might experience as many as seven recessions but, in the long-run, "panic selling" can backfire.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: GE - General Electric Co., Investing for Retirement, PTON - Peloton Interactive Inc., VIVO - Meridian Bioscience Inc., PZZA - Papa John's International Inc., GOLD - Barrick Gold Corp., WFC - Wells Fargo & Co., AAPL - Apple Inc., Electric Volkswagen, TSLA - Tesla Inc.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "As we celebrate SMALL BUSINESS WEEK, what percentage of Americans own, or work for, a small business? AND--what percentage of small businesses are minority-owned?* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 23, 2020
09-22-2020: Opinion: The Markets Are Entering Their Most Treacherous Season
45:39
*Since 1952, the Dow industrials have averaged a 0.8% decline in presidential election years, while the S&P 500 index averaged a 0.7% drop.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: EXC - Exelon Corp., Roth I-R-A in Your 60s, Home Sales, The Election and Older Americans, Real Assets, EPD - Enterprise Products Partners L.P., BTI - British American Tobacco PLC ADR, WBA - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., CWH - Camping World Holdings Inc. Cl A, EXPI - eXp World Holdings Inc., BPYU - Brookfield Property REIT Inc.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 22, 2020
09-21-2020: Can We Expect More 'Pain Ahead' In The Mortgage Market?
45:40
*The number of mortgages in active forbearance programs has declined but some borrowers have not recovered-- so the real test is ahead.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: HRB - H&R Block Inc., STT - State Street Corp., Minimum Volatility, T - AT&T Inc., Leveraged Oil & Gas ETFs, DHI - D.R. Horton Inc., ETFs, LYD – LYDEC, TGT - Target Corp., Ray Dalio.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 21, 2020
09-18-2020: Is It Time For Income Seeking Investors To Take A Fresh Look At Utility Stocks?
45:22
*While equity indices have risen to records and bond yields have sunk to all-time lows, utility stocks are being left behind.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: T - AT&T Inc., VZ - Verizon Communications Inc., SAIC - Science Applications International Corp., Volume, HT - Hersha Hospitality Trust Cl A, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., FAANG Stocks, APOG - Apogee Enterprises Inc., INMD - InMode Ltd., 401k, EBAY - eBay Inc.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "How many electric vehicles were sold in the United States in 2019? And WHAT is the lifespan of an EV battery pack?"* *Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 18, 2020
09-17-2020: Home-builder Sentiment Soars To Record High, But There Is A Red Flag
45:37
*Builder confidence in the single-family home market again reached its highest reading in the survey’s 35-year history-- but there may be a catch.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Unity Technologies IPO, TEVA - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. ADR, BMY - Bristol Myers Squibb Co., Investing Accounts, Lower Rates, EHTH - eHealth Inc., MCD - McDonald's Corp., Steven Mnuchin Qualifications, ABBV - AbbVie Inc., MYL - Mylan N.V.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 17, 2020
09-16-2020: Are There Serious Risks In The Fed's New Strategy?
45:41
*The big issue in the world of central banking is last month’s official pivot to average inflation targeting-- but a rapid recovery means a faster pace of inflation.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: The Fed, SO - Southern Co., K - Kellogg Co.,* *CLX - Clorox Co., BGS - B&G Foods Inc., IP - International Paper Co., PLTH - Planet 13 Holdings Inc., WRK - WestRock Co., DECK - Deckers Outdoor Corp., Eli Lilly and Company.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 16, 2020
09-15-2020: Treasury Secretary: ‘Now Is Not The Time To Worry’ About Deficit Or Fed Balance Sheet
45:14
*Steven Mnuchin says that the economic crisis warrants extraordinary stimulus from both Congress and the Fed.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: MET - MetLife Inc., Social Security, GM's Flying Car, LMND - Lemonade Inc., REITs and I-R-As, QDEL - Quidel Corp., BDX - Becton Dickinson & Co., Diversification, AMAT - Applied Materials Inc., JANWX - Janus Henderson Global Research Fund, TSLA - Tesla Inc.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 15, 2020
09-14-2020: Stock Dividends Were Ravaged By The Pandemic-- Is The Worst Over?
45:29
*Analyst: Recovery to pre-pandemic levels is not likely for at least two years, but dividend and buyback sentiment may already be rebounding.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Emergency Funds, APT - Alpha Pro Tech Ltd., Outstanding Shares, CVS - CVS Health Corp., BTG - B2Gold Corp., NVDA - NVIDIA Corp., Market Makers, Taxes & 401k, GRMN - Garmin Ltd., Investing in Bitcoin.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 14, 2020
09-11-2020: Leveraging Our Awareness On National 401(k) Day
44:27
*With only 70% of Americans financially prepared for retirement, understanding what you can do to make the dream of retirement a reality is important.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Best Stock Price, CVS - CVS Health Corp., BGS - B&G Foods Inc., Roth I-R-A, EBIX - Ebix Inc., FDX - FedEx Corp., ABBV - AbbVie Inc., Snowflake IPO, VLO - Valero Energy Corp., HCSG - Healthcare Services Group Inc., Bankruptcies.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "Looking back, HOW DID THE STOCK MARKET REACT? And how can we broadly assess the cost of terrorist attacks?"* *Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 11, 2020
09-10-2020: German Bank Analyst: The 'Age Of Disorder' As Millennials Redistribute Wealth
45:41
*During this generational transformation, has the technology revolution caused permanent changes to our economy and society?* *Today's Stocks & Topics: BYND - Beyond Meat Inc., Retirement,* *NVDA - NVIDIA Corp., IBM - International Business Machines Corp., HE - Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc., TEVA - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. ADR, AMAT - Applied Materials Inc., Social Security, XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 10, 2020
09-09-2020: Opinion: Why The Fed’s New Inflation Policy Could Backfire
44:02
*A key 10-year measure of inflation expectations has nearly quadrupled since March, commodity prices are soaring, and the dollar has fallen to a nearly three-year low.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: VIPS - Vipshop Holdings Ltd. ADR, TPL - Texas Pacific Land Trust Sub. Share Cert, MSFT - Microsoft Corp., NOK - Nokia Corp. ADR, Preferred Stocks, SRNE - Sorrento Therapeutics Inc., Jobs Openings, Retail Sector, DLTR - Dollar Tree Inc., INTC - Intel Corp., Tech Companies, Value vs. Growth ETFs, CZR - Caesars Entertainment Inc., MGM - MGM Resorts International, 3rd Quarter End.* ** *TRIVIA QUESTION: "Do you know the name of the legendary inventor for whom Tesla motor cars are named? AND-- can you name TWO of Tesla's newest competitors?"* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 09, 2020
09-08-2020: How Running From Cities To Suburbs Could Affect Your Finances
45:14
*The 5 financial factors you need to consider when calculating the cost of a move.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: GME - GameStop Corp. Cl A, 20 Year Old New Investor, Jobs Report, Muni-Bonds, BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR, NASDAQ, HOFV - Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Co., BBY - Best Buy Co. Inc., UPS - United Parcel Service Inc. Cl B, BLCN - Nasdaq NexGen Economy ETF, TSLA - Tesla Inc.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 08, 2020
09-07-2020: Best of Caller Questions
45:54
Today's Stocks & Topics: I-R-As, Trading Accounts, Stock Split, New Investor, Investing, Copper Industry, Mutual Funds, 401k Contributions, Roth I-R-A for a Child, Stock Value, Buying a House, Options, Assett Allocation, Online Trading, Day Trading, International Exposure, UBER, PEG Ratio, Borrowing from 401k, Special-purpose Acquisition Company – SPAC, 529 Plan. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 07, 2020
09-04-2020: How Retiring Early Affects Your Social Security Benefits
44:55
*It is important to make a distinction between retiring early and claiming Social Security benefits early.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: The Beige Book, The Fed & Inflation, FITB - Fifth Third Bancorp., Real Estate Market, Life Insurance, JPS - Nuveen Preferred & Income Securities Fund, Thrift Savings Plan (TFP), VTIP - Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund, BB - BlackBerry Ltd.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "In times of federal budget deficits, do we know WHAT it costs the U.S. government to pay for federal worker holidays? AND-- across time and all cultures, WHAT is the oldest known holiday?"* *Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 04, 2020
09-03-2020: Opinion: The Coming Foreclosure Crisis Will Not Look Like The Last One
45:45
*The coronavirus recession is all but certain to cause a spike in foreclosures as mortgage forbearance periods end.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: HUM - Humana Inc., Selling Strategy, Precious Metals, CURLF - Curaleaf Holdings Inc., GRBK - Green Brick Partners Inc., Foreign Investments, Jobs Report, RGA - Reinsurance Group of America Inc., Cheap Money-Cheap Loans, CP - Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd., Dividends.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 03, 2020
09-02-2020: Are You Overlooking A Smart Way To Play The 'Stuck At Home' Trend In The Market?
45:38
*An analyst believes there’s something going on that investors need to watch: a housing shortage outside cities.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Robin Hood App, Beige Book, New Eviction Moratorium, TDOC - Teladoc Health Inc., CHWY - Chewy Inc. Cl A,* *AAPL - Apple Inc. Split, SFM - Sprouts Farmers Market Inc., EVFM - Evofem Biosciences Inc., LMB - Limbach Holdings Inc., IP - International Paper Co., MRNA - Moderna Inc., Selling Strategy, VBR - Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF, GILD - Gilead Sciences Inc.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 02, 2020
09-01-2020: The Stock Market Is Roaring, But Should You Fear An Awful September?
44:59
*One analyst charted the DOW back to 1896 and he says that in September, of the average presidential-election year, the stock market actually has risen.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Euro vs. Dollar, Possible Pullback, U.S. Manufacturing, TSLA - Tesla Inc., AAPL - Apple Inc., CNCR - Loncar Cancer Immunotherapy ETF, Trading Strategy, INTC - Intel Corp., PCG - PG&E Corp., Bonds, LAD - Lithia Motors Inc. Cl A, BTG - B2Gold Corp., PFE - Pfizer Inc.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "WHEN did Intel (INTC) become the microchip market leader? And can you NAME two other key players in this arena?"* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 01, 2020
08-31-2020: No End To Summer Surge: Homebuyer Mortgage Demand Has Spiked By 33%
45:44
*Pent-up demand, a stay-at-home mindset, diminished inventory, and low mortgage rates are adding fuel to the fire.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: New Retail Accounts, Weak Dollar, Retirement Funds, Bonds & Yields, 401k, PTON - Peloton Interactive Inc., FCX - Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Retirement Allocation, BA - Boeing Co., FNF - Fidelity National Financial Inc.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 31, 2020
08-28-2020: Opinion: For Investors, There Are Always Opportunities
45:04
*As savers and investors look to the market for dividend yield, what are 3 reliable stock screening metrics?* *Today's Stocks & Topics: ATVI - Activision Blizzard Inc., PZZA - Papa John's International Inc., ABBV - AbbVie Inc., Portfolio Rebalancing, Inflation, Registered Investment Adviser, NIO - NIO Inc. ADR, KR - Kroger Co., Global Inflation.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "What is the NAME of the TOY COMPANY that is today the world's third largest by revenue? And can you name 2 of its famous competitors-- companies that IT ACQUIRED over the years?"* *Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gasoline, Gold, Treasury Yields, 30-year Fix Mortgage, Home Sales, Consumer Sentiment.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 28, 2020
08-27-2020: Federal Reserve Adopts New Policy: ‘Average Inflation Target’ Of 2%
45:29
*In the past, strong labor markets meant that higher inflation was just around the corner thereby indicating a reason to "tap the brakes" and raise interest rates.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: VIXY - ProShares VIX Short-Term Futures ETF, FD.V - Facedrive Inc., SDGR - Schrodinger Inc., Mutual Funds, SPY - SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust, PTY - PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund, Going Public, WKHS - Workhorse Group Inc., Oil.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 27, 2020
08-26-2020: Opinion: Some Areas Of The Cyclical Trade Are Set To Outperform
44:58
*One analyst says that, with regard to growth versus value, the narrow leadership from growth stocks may be an indicator of what’s to come.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Good and Bad Inflation, AMGN - Amgen Inc., FAANG Stocks, Durable Goods Report, Life Insurance, V - Visa Inc. Cl A, Closed-end Funds, BLNK - Blink Charging Co., UBER - Uber Technologies Inc.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "The Treasury Department was founded in 1789-- but HOW FAR BACK can we trace its roots? AND-- you may know that Alexander Hamilton was the FIRST Treasury Secretary... but can you NAME THE MAN that held that job during the administration of President Franklin Roosevelt?"* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 26, 2020
08-25-2020: Apple’s Stock Split Will Change 'Pecking Order' Of The Dow Industrials
45:39
*The 4-for-1 division will alter Apple’s influence on the 124-year old benchmark.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Changing Components of the DOW, Global Dividend Payments, RWM - ProShares Short Russell 2000, NRG - NRG Energy Inc., Roth I-R-A, BIGC - BigCommerce Holdings Inc., Trading Volume, POR - Portland General Electric Co., ARCC - Ares Capital Corp., HIG - Hartford Financial Services Group Inc.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 25, 2020
08-24-2020: Fund Manager: Why Stock Prices Are 'Unsustainable'
47:08
*One opinion asserts that we have never seen stock prices at such extremes while they coincide with the current degree of uncertainty.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Foreign Stocks, Cash Flow Per Share, Gold & Silver, ELY - Callaway Golf Co., VFIFX - Vanguard Target Retirement 2050 Fund Investor, VZ - Verizon Communications Inc., RKT - Rocket Cos. Inc., S-3 Filling, Pullback or Correction, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., Outstanding Shares, Price Per Earnings.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 24, 2020
08-21-2020: Bondholders Fear California Blackout Threats And Surging Wildfires
45:35
*Bond investors are concerned about California’s heat wave, rolling blackouts, and wildfires as the state struggles with its worst power crisis in nearly two decades.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: House Sales, IHS Markit Report, Russian Politics,* *PYPL - PayPal Holdings Inc., ENPH - Enphase Energy Inc., SCCO - Southern Copper Corp., Pullbacks, AMD - Advanced Micro Devices Inc.,* *ONEM - 1Life Healthcare Inc., The Dollar, KOS - Kosmos Energy Ltd., Stop-losses.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you specify the time period and name of the first American BUBBLE of the 20th century? And, historically, when did the earliest stock market bubble and market crash appear?* *Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gasoline, Gold, Silver and Treasury Yields.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 21, 2020
08-20-2020: What's Going On With Airlines As Southwest Turns Down Secured Loan?
45:23
*Airlines have taken a significant hit from the coronavirus pandemic and related lock-downs, which have left travelers reluctant to board planes with potentially infected people.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: XRX - Xerox Holdings Corp., BIGC – Big Commerce Holdings Inc., Commodities, O - Realty Income Corp., Investing Apps, COPX - Global X Copper Miners ETF, CPER - United States Copper Index Fund, JPM – JP Morgan Chase & Co., MTZ - MasTec Inc., Mortgage Rates.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 20, 2020
08-19-2020: Will The Stock Market Close At A Record High By The End Of August?
45:47
*One analyst has made the point that the S&P 500, on average, has hit new highs 8 days after closing within 1% of its record.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Gold Correction, Inheriting Money, LHX - L3Harris Technologies Inc., CSCO - Cisco Systems Inc., GRWG - GrowGeneration Corp., AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., SEDG – Solar Edge Technologies Inc., REYN - Reynolds Consumer Products Inc., Limit Order, BEPC - Brookfield Renewable Corp., Google & Unemployment Claims.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "How MANY stock splits has Microsoft had since it first went public in March of 1986? AND-- what was Microsoft's IPO price on trading day 1?"* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 19, 2020
08-18-2020: Is There More Short Term Pain Ahead For Gold And Silver?
44:52
*One trader is warning that, even though the long-term fundamental picture looks intact, on Wall Street, sometimes, when things get extreme you see a reversal.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: NKLA - Nikola Corp., AFL - AFLAC Inc., ALRM - Alarm.Com Holdings Inc., Prenuptial Agreement, AAPL - Apple Inc., SLB - Schlumberger Ltd., Entering Into the Market, AG - First Majestic Silver Corp., Lawsuits.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 18, 2020
08-17-2020: Uber And Lyft Are Threatening To Suspend Service In California
45:43
*The companies have each poured $30 million into a ballot measure which would exempt their drivers from the state's employee classification requirement.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: High P/E Ratio, SQ - Square Inc. Cl A, FSLY - Fastly Inc. Cl A, Stop-Loss Order, GILT - Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., CCJ - Cameco Corp., Beginner Investor.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 18, 2020
08-14-2020: Investor Heavyweight Now Sees The 'Same Metric' That Signaled The 2001 Crash
47:00
*Known in investing circles as the “Buffett Indicator,” it's the measure of the total market cap of all U.S. stocks relative to the country’s GDP.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: SPCE - Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc., PEK - Peak Resources Ltd., DHT - DHT Holdings Inc., NET - Cloudflare Inc. Cl A, FVRR - Fiverr International Ltd., XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., Mortgage Rates.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you name 4 of the MOST FAMOUS United States monopolies, known largely for their historical significance?"* *Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gasoline, Gold, Silver and Treasury Yields.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 14, 2020
08-13-2020: Minneapolis Fed President: 'Six-Week Economic Lockdown Needed To Defeat Coronavirus'
45:41
*What will happen if the U.S. economy is forced to endure a new and more stringent shutdown in order to 'kill COVID'?* *Today's Stocks & Topics: LCA - Landcadia Holdings II Inc. Cl A, Yields, The Bond Market, Roth I-R-A & Taxes, XEL - Xcel Energy Inc., TWOU - 2U Inc., Best ETFs, KODK - Eastman Kodak Co., Prenuptial Agreement, MFGP - Micro Focus International PLC ADR, Crypto Currency.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 14, 2020
08-12-2020: Is Inflation A Threat To The Economy?
45:10
*Led by an increase in the cost of oil, wholesale prices surged in July, but one analyst says inflationary pressures are largely invisible--so far.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Value Investing vs. Growth, Tesla, NEO - NeoGenomics Inc., 401k, LEN - Lennar Corp. Cl, iBonds ETFs, T - AT&T Inc., AAPL - Apple Inc., NVAX - Novavax Inc., GILD - Gilead Sciences Inc., GOLD - Barrick Gold Corp., GLD - SPDR Gold Shares , Certificate of Deposit.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 12, 2020
08-11-2020: Could A Payroll Tax Holiday Ultimately Cost Workers More Next Year?
45:03
*Forgiveness isn’t guaranteed, so if the employer stops collecting payroll tax and gives the money to the employee, the worker could wind up owing the IRS next year.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Office REITs, LVGO - Livongo Health Inc., PAYS - Paysign Inc., TCEHY - Tencent Holdings Ltd. ADR, BGS - B&G Foods Inc.,* *HMY - Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd. ADR, WFH - Direxion Work From Home ETF, K - Kellogg Co., NAK - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 11, 2020
AUGUST RAPID FIRE HOUR
59:39
*In this free Rapid Fire Hour podcast, InvestTalk hosts Steve Peasley and Justin Klein provide unbiased answers to over 34 caller questions. Topics include: 401k, Debt, Negative Equity, Gold, Options, Keep or Sell, Life Insurance, I-R-A, Blue Chip Stocks, New Investor, Cannabis Industry, Saving for Grandchildren, Buying a House, Interest Rates, Institutional Ownership, FCC Filings, Electric Vehicle Industry, Weak Dollar, Where to Invest?, Thrift Savings Plan, Special-purpose Acquisition Company – SPAC, Borrowing from 401k, Sell Discipline, Copper Industry, Earnings Per Share, Support Numbers, Silver & Gold, Buying More of the Same Stock, Time to Trim Your Portfolio, Trading Accounts, TDOC Buying LVGO, ETFs, RUN & VSLR Merge, The VIX.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 11, 2020
08-10-2020: Analyst: The Biggest Threat To Stock Market Rally Is Wave Of Corporate Bankruptcies
45:26
*One opinion predicts that large-scale bankruptcies would be more damaging to the economy than U.S.-China tension or political differences.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: PPL - PPL Corp., CWH - Camping World Holdings Inc. Cl A, AMLP - Alerian MLP ETF, INGR - Ingredion Inc., SPG - Simon Property Group Inc., ET - Energy Transfer LP, CASY - Casey's General Stores Inc., Rent Delinquencies.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 10, 2020
08-07-2020: Best of Caller Questions
45:54
Today's Stocks & Topics: I-R-A vs. Roth I-R-A, Stock Split, Portfolio, New Investor, Bonds, 401k, Stocks Level 2, Getting Into the Stock Market, Stock Evaluation, Closed End Funds, Mutual Funds, International Markets, Ethical Investments, Exchange Traded Funds, Trailing Stops, Bond Funds, Caps. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 07, 2020
08-06-2020: 20 Stocks That Investors Hate But Wall Street Loves
45:43
*This has been an adventurous year for stocks, but the rebound rally has not been as broad as you might think.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: The Market & Trump or Biden Presidency, AUY - Yamana Gold Inc., TDOC - Teladoc Health Inc. Buying LVGO - Livongo Health Inc., TPL - Texas Pacific Land Trust Sub. Share Cert., AAXN - Axon Enterprise Inc., MSGS - Madison Square Garden Sports Corp., GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, WDC - Western Digital Corp, Gold & Silver.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 06, 2020
08-05-2020: Dallas Fed President: U.S. Labor Market Is Weakening
47:05
*According to the Federal Reserve's Robert Kaplan, the market rebound has been "more muted” than expected, and the unemployment rate this year will likely end higher than previously thought.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Correction, Oil Stabilizing, WFC - Wells Fargo & Co., SHLL - Tortoise Acquisition Corp. Cl A, ZGNX - Zogenix Inc., DXY - U.S. Dollar Index, MNK - Mallinckrodt PLC., CVS - CVS Health Corp., MDU - MDU Resources Group Inc., WMT - Walmart Inc., AAPL - Apple Inc.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 05, 2020
08-04-2020: Microsoft Confirms Talks To Buy 'TikTok' In The U.S.
45:40
*According to a Microsoft statement, it would build on the TikTok user experience by adding security, privacy, and digital safety protections.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Returning to Work, TXN - Texas Instruments Inc., Short-term Trading, Switching Brokers, EHTH - eHealth Inc., Retirement Funds, Dividends, T - AT&T Inc., KL - Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "WHAT is the AVERAGE DAILY trade volume of the NYSE? And WHAT PERCENTAGE of foreign companies, from the Asia-Pacific region, are LISTED on the NYSE?"* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 04, 2020
08-03-2020: Strategist: Blowout Earnings Show Big Tech Dominates Our Economy But 10% Of Lost Jobs May Never Come Back
45:46
*Apple, google, Facebook, and Amazon have products and services that can be used from home, and increasingly so in the absence of real-world shopping and leisure competition.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Presidential Election, The Dollar, CVS - CVS Health Corp., Lazy Portfolios & ETFs, VLO - Valero Energy Corp., How to Read the Market, INTC - Intel Corp., KR - Kroger Co., SFM - Sprouts Farmers Market Inc., Negative Yields, CSWC - Capital Southwest Corp., AMD - Advanced Micro Devices Inc.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 03, 2020
07-31-2020: The U.S. Entered A Recession In February, Ending The Longest Expansion In Post-World War II History
45:02
*From April through June, the U.S. economy experienced its biggest quarterly activity plunge ever, decreasing by 9.5%-- or by 32.9% on an annualized basis.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Apple Split, Critical Listening And Critical Reading, SSYS - Stratasys Ltd., MARK - Remark Holdings Inc., 401k Contributions, MET - MetLife Inc., IAU - iShares Gold Trust, SEDG – Solar Edge Technologies Inc., FB - Facebook Inc. Cl A, XLE - Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "Measured in dollars, what is the approximate value of retirement assets held in 401(k) plans? AND--what is the average 401(k) plan account balance among participants in their sixties with more than 30 years of tenure?"* *Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gasoline, Gold, Silver and Treasury Yields.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jul 31, 2020
07-30-2020: Shopify Shares Jumped 7% After Second-Quarter Revenue Increased By 97%
45:28
*Shopify's earnings statement says the ongoing effect of the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift of consumer purchasing habits to e-commerce.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: General Electric, Biden & China, Active vs. Passive, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., MSFT - Microsoft Corp., LCA - Landcadia Holdings II Inc. Cl A, RWT - Redwood Trust Inc., GM - General Motors Co., LMB - Limbach Holdings Inc., AUY - Yamana Gold Inc., The Economy & The Stock Market, BAC - Bank of America Corp., WFC - Wells Fargo & Co.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jul 30, 2020
07-29-2020: Case Study: McDonald’s Revenue Plunges 30% Despite Progress At U.S. Restaurants
45:42
*The coronavirus pandemic has made earnings difficult to forecast and McDonald’s had its largest miss in more than three decades.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Home Sales, GDP, ETN - Eaton Corp. PLC, BWA – Borg Warner Inc., CZR - Caesars Entertainment Inc., ALL - Allstate Corp., ITW - Illinois Tool Works Inc., Bond Funds, Organic Foods, SFM - Sprouts Farmers Market Inc., FSM - Fortuna Silver Mines Inc., RWT - Redwood Trust Inc., The Fed Meeting, ADP - Automatic Data Processing Inc., BGFV - Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp., Oil Stocks.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jul 29, 2020
07-28-2020: Analyst: What The Fall Of The U.S. Dollar Means For The Stock Market
45:42
*Opinion: Barring some sort of currency meltdown, a weaker dollar should be a positive for equities, though foreign stocks will likely benefit more.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Stimulus Package, The Fed & Lending Facilities, LKNCY - Luckin Coffee Inc. ADR, SHLL - Tortoise Acquisition Corp. Cl A, CHAP - Chaparral Energy Inc., TSLA - Tesla Inc., CSIQ - Canadian Solar Inc., SOLO - Electrameccanica Vehicles Corp., UBER - Uber Technologies Inc., KO - Coca-Cola Co.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jul 29, 2020
07-27-2020: Elon Musk Warns: ‘Another Government Stimulus Package Is Not In The Best Interests Of The People’
45:00
*The Tesla CEO said another coronavirus aid package would be ‘jammed to the gills’ with special interests.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: INTC - Intel Corp., CCI - Crown Castle International Corp., SLV - iShares Silver Trust, VLTCX - Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond Index Fund Admiral, SAM - Boston Beer Co. Cl A, FXAIX - Fidelity 500 Index Fund, Gold, MGRC -* *McGrath RentCorp.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jul 27, 2020
07-24-2020: What’s Behind The ‘Perfect Storm’ Causing Silver Prices To Surge?
45:27
*Much of what’s driving silver also is driving gold — aggressive monetary policy financing.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: BSX - Boston Scientific Corp., M - Macy's Inc., SIL - Global X Silver Miners ETF, OHI - Omega Healthcare Investors Inc., TSLA - Tesla Inc., Pension Plan, YETI - YETI Holdings Inc., Hand Sanitisers, GE - General Electric Co., China.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "With regard to LUXURY real estate in New York city-- Manhattan-- WHAT percentage of buildings today constitutes residential CONDOMINIUMS? And, famously, in WHICH YEAR did Dutch settlers purchase the island of Manhattan from local Indians?"* *Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gasoline, Gold, Silver and Treasury Yields.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jul 24, 2020
07-23-2020: What’s Behind The ‘Perfect Storm’ Causing Silver Prices To Surge?
45:29
*Much of what’s driving silver also is driving gold — aggressive monetary policy financing.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Will and Testament, Corona Virus Vaccines, Housing Market, SPG - Simon Property Group Inc., CYDY - CytoDyn Inc., MLPDX - Oppenheimer Steel Path MLP Income Fund A, Silver, SIL - Global X Silver Miners ETF, VIRS - Pacer BioThreat ETF, BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR, GEO - GEO Group Inc.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jul 23, 2020
07-22-2020: Is A New Stock-Market High Coming Due to The Vast Sum Of Money Being Printed?
45:45
*The premise: None of the factors that could limit the stock market’s rise appear to be in play now.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Urban Houses Prices, Stimulus Checks, ORI - Old Republic International Corp., MTN - Vail Resorts Inc., Bonds in 401k, SDS - ProShares UltraShort S&P 500, PGNY - Progyny Inc., UHAL – Amerco,* *MSFT - Microsoft Corp., BNTX - BioNTech SE ADR.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "What is the approximate price of Manhattan real estate per square foot today? And what do you suppose it was in 1910, 1920, and 1930?"* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jul 22, 2020
07-21-2020: Analyst Opinion: 'Stock Market Crash 2020, Welcome To The End Game'
45:16
*Has the NASDAQ reached a classic "end of bubble move"-- and could it now be on its final run and going vertical?* *Today's Stocks & Topics: The European Union, Tech Stocks, HTZ - Hertz Global Holdings Inc., U.S. Currency, SCHO - Schwab Short-Term U.S. Treasury ETF, ACI - Albertsons Cos. Inc., MCK - McKesson Corp., Cash, GHC - Graham Holdings Co., FNB - F.N.B. Corp., Silver, SLV - iShares Silver Trust, Home Prices.* *TRIVIA QUESTION: "In which year did computerized trading begin at the NYSE? And-- what percentage of trading that occurs on the exchange today is attributed to high-frequency computerized trades?"* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jul 21, 2020
07-20-2020: Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage?
46:36
*If you are carrying a home mortgage in the 3% or 4% range, accelerating your payments may offer a better return than letting cash sit around earning next to nothing.* *Today's Stocks & Topics: Earnings Season, ABEV - Ambev S.A. ADR, Stock Volume, VIVO - Meridian Bioscience Inc., EHC - Encompass Health Corp., KR - Kroger Co., IBM - International Business Machines Corp., The Big Move From Urban Centers To Suburban Or Small-towns, NKE - Nike Inc. Cl B, Dollar Index.* Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jul 20, 2020
07-17-2020: New Research Claim: Pandemics Typically Lead To Receding Inflation
45:07
Theory: Pandemics leave a traumatized population determined to save rather than spend, and a labor-capital ratio that has fallen to levels that undermine the incentive to invest. Today's Stocks & Topics: ACI - Albertsons Cos. Inc., The Heroes Act, Inflation Rates, AQN - Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp., INO - Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc., Trailing Stop, COVID-19 Test Kit Manufacturers, VTR - Ventas Inc., PLNT - Planet Fitness Inc. Cl A, HP - QHP Inc., KGC - Kinross Gold Corp., Central Banks & Inflation. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jul 17, 2020
07-16-2020: Should You Lower Your Retirement Savings Contributions To Pay Off Debt?
45:41
If your income has been hit by the coronavirus pandemic, now might be a good time to find ways to stretch your finances a little further. Today's Stocks & Topics: New Ruling from the 9th Circuit Court, Restaurant Industry, Inheritances, WBA - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., The Stock Market & The Elections, BOTZ - Global X Robotics & Artificial Intelligence ETF, AMGN - Amgen Inc., Stock Value, NFLX - Netflix Inc., Online Spending, PFE - Pfizer Inc., COF - Capital One Financial Corp., Preferred Shares. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jul 16, 2020
07-15-2020: Opinion: Central Banks Have Become Irrelevant
45:45
One market strategist warns that investors should prepare for inflation rates of 4% or more by next year because governments have taken control of the money supply. Today's Stocks & Topics: Diversification, FOR - Forestar Group Inc., CAT - Caterpillar Inc., ABBV - AbbVie Inc., Gold, DHC - Diversified Healthcare Trust, HASI - Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital Inc., ZM - Zoom Video Communications Inc. Paying Off the Mortgage, Dividends. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jul 15, 2020
07-14-2020: China’s Stock Market Just Jumped 6%-- But Is This Good For The U.S.?
45:18
Analyst: One of the biggest concerns for markets now is to understand to what extent global economies are intertwined. Today's Stocks & Topics: The Market & The Big Tech, PYPL - PayPal Holdings Inc., PFE - Pfizer Inc., SPHD - Invesco S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility ETF, WDFC - WD-40 Co., Inflation & Value Stocks, TSN - Tyson Foods Inc. Cl A, UBER - Uber Technologies Inc., Online Spending, MCD - McDonald's Corp. TRIVIA QUESTION: "Delta Airlines trades using ticker symbol DAL-- its IPO debuted in 2007-- WHAT was the IPO price? ... And in WHICH YEAR was the company that morphed into today's Delta Airlines established?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jul 14, 2020
07-13-2020: The Exchange-Traded Fund Market Has A Big New Investor: The Federal Reserve
45:15
As part of the Fed’s efforts to support the U.S. economy, the central bank launched a program to purchase investment-grade corporate-bond ETFs and high-yield bond ETFs. Today's Stocks & Topics: WM - Waste Management Inc., BPFH - Boston Private Financial Holdings Inc., Gold, Paper Assets, BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR, Bankruptcy Law, ENPH - Enphase Energy Inc., Robinhood App, Earnings Season. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jul 13, 2020
07-10-2020: The No. 1 Rule On How To Prioritize Your Bills
45:00
Understanding and ranking these three categories of debt can help you efficiently handle expenses. Today's Stocks & Topics: Economic Recovery, Restaurant Business in England, Working in Barbados, TGT - Target Corp., AQN - Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp., Gains, Tech Stocks, BYDDF - BYD Co. Ltd., Inflation & Value Stocks, VIPSX - Vanguard Inflation-Protected Securities Fund Investor. TRIVIA QUESTION: "WHICH United States agency is charged with protecting our money and the security of our financial systems? And what was the name of the famous person WHO founded this agency?" Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gasoline, Gold and Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jul 10, 2020
07-09-2020: One Fascinating Chart Demonstrates The Link Between Commodity Prices And Populism
45:50
At least one institutional equity strategist thinks super low interest rates, bond buying, and aggressive fiscal spending will lead to a surge in inflation. Today's Stocks & Topics: Retirement Laws, PPP Loans, New Treasury Guidance, SSRM - SSR Mining Inc., EXC - Exelon Corp., Internet Stocks, NVDA - NVIDIA Corp., Is It Time to Buy a House, NOBL - ProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETF, Bitcoin, UONE - Urban One Inc. Cl A. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jul 09, 2020
07-08-2020: Why Portfolio Re-balancing (Almost Always) Pays Off
45:44
This year's turbulent market has been another reminder of the power of portfolio re-balancing for risk reduction. Today's Stocks & Topics: Apple & Warren Buffett, Brooks Brothers Bankruptcy, Dos and Don'ts, Fed Buying Debt from Large Corporations, Price of Gold, MFA - MFA Financial Inc., CWH - Camping World Holdings Inc. Cl A, WKHS - Workhorse Group Inc., Moving Average, CSCO - Cisco Systems Inc., URI - United Rentals Inc., BYDDF - BYD Co. Ltd. TRIVIA QUESTION: "In WHICH year was-- what EVENTUALLY became "The Bureau of Engraving and Printing"-- founded? And WHAT important secure document did they print for many years-- a document that is now printed elsewhere?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jul 08, 2020
07-07-2020: Can Good Value Be Found In Hard-Hit Real Estate Sub-sectors?
46:06
*Some experts say they expect malls, hotels, and healthcare to rebound.* Today's Stocks & Topics: Online Classes and Higher Education, City Group, Tax Day, FLT - FleetCor Technologies Inc., Gold, AMD - Advanced Micro Devices Inc., International Markets, MTDR - Matador Resources Co., Gold Miners, SQ - Square Inc. Cl A, Mortgages Rates, BB - BlackBerry Ltd. TRIVIA QUESTION: "In which YEAR was The U.S. Mint established? And how MANY U.S. mints are currently in operation?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jul 07, 2020
07-06-2020: 13 Million 'Gig' Workers Are Getting 41% Of All Unemployment Benefits
45:30
*The Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program (PUA) is meant for the self-employed, independent contractors, and gig-economy workers-- but is it helping?* Today's Stocks & Topics: GBTC - Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, Oil, I-R-A Myths, UTF - Cohen & Steers Infrastructure Fund Inc., MGIC - Magic Software Enterprises Ltd., Earnings, Roth I-R-A, GSX - GSX Techedu Inc. ADR, Diversification. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jul 06, 2020
07-03-2020: New "Best of" InvestTalk Calls
45:55
Today's Stocks & Topics: Mutual Funds, Technical Analysis, How to Start Investing, 529 Plan, Roth I-R-A, Investments & Taxes, Retirement, 401k & Mortgage, Pension Plan, New Investor, Large Caps, Dividends, Saving for College, Sectors, Interest Rates, Annuities. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jul 03, 2020
07-02-2020: Why Stock-Market Strategists Have Never Been More Confused About The Year-End Outlook For Equities
46:15
The past two quarters have seen the best and worst of times for U.S. equity benchmarks and analysts are facing their most befuddling challenge yet. Today's Stocks & Topics: BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR, BASF - BASF SE, MPC - Marathon Petroleum Corp., DKNG - DraftKings Inc. Cl A, Ray Dalio, How to Profit if Democrats Win, Will you have to tap into your savings this year to cover your bills?, AAXN - Axon Enterprise Inc., TPIC - TPI Composites Inc., KSS - Kohl's Corp., Growth vs. Value. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jul 03, 2020
07-01-2020: Retirees: If You Love Income, You Should Love Cash Flow Even More
45:04
You diversify your investments, so why wouldn’t you diversify how you source your living expenses in retirement? Today's Stocks & Topics: Gold, Direct Public Offering, ERI - Eldorado Resorts Inc., ABM - ABM Industries Inc., ABBV - AbbVie Inc., ADBE - Adobe Inc., ABEV - Ambev S.A. ADR, PRU - Prudential Financial Inc., Return on Equity, SWBI - Smith & Wesson Brands Inc., TRIVIA QUESTION: "How many U.S. households own IRAs? AND--Where do IRA owners invest their money?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jul 01, 2020
06-30-2020: 7 Reasons The Stock Market May Face A Severe Bout Of Turbulence
46:16
The ride from here could soon get a lot bumpier and the coronavirous is only one anticipated cause. Today's Stocks & Topics: The European Union, Ways to Build a Retirement Nest Egg, Gold, NBR - Nabors Industries Ltd., CYRXW - CryoPort Inc. Wt, GOOG - Alphabet Inc. Cl C, PCG - PG&E Corp., HYSR - Hypersolar Inc., Diversification, Albertsons IPO, IBM - International Business Machines Corp., CM - Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. TRIVIA QUESTION: "Considering the gold reserves of LARGEST gold holding countries worldwide, WHICH country has the greatest gold reserves in their possession? AND--with regard to U.S. central bank holdings, gold reserves constitute WHAT PERCENTAGE?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jun 30, 2020
06-29-2020: Opinion: How To Deal With The Bad News That Punishes Stock Market Investors
45:39
*Are we in for a bigger market sell-off, and what do Steve and Justin think of the advice offered in this analyst's opinion?* Today's Stocks & Topics: GBTC - Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, CAKE - Cheesecake Factory Inc., SPOT - Spotify Technology S.A., XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., SIL - Global X Silver Miners ETF, Commercial Real Estate, BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR, MSB - Mesabi Trust, PAAS - Pan American Silver Corp., Retirement Mistakes. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jun 29, 2020
06-26-2020: Surprise: There Is Now A 'Work-From-Home' ETF
45:09
It may be hard to argue with this new ETF investing thesis, but are these the right stocks? Today's Stocks & Topics: Bank Stress Test, COVID & Good News, Consumer Spending & Income, AL - Air Lease Corp., VIAC – Viacom CBS Inc. Cl B, ILPT - Industrial Logistics Properties Trust, FR - First Industrial Realty Trust Inc., Growth Stocks, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., FMCI - Forum Merger II Corp. Cl A, Financial Projections, AAPL - Apple Inc., MKL - Markel Corp. TRIVIA QUESTION: "What is the estimate for the number of OIL WELLS drilled each year in the United States? AND-- HOW MANY barrels of petroleum PER DAY, for decades, have been produced by the World's Most Productive Oil Field?" Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gasoline, Gold and Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jun 26, 2020
06-25-2020: IMF Slashes Its Global Economy Forecasts And Warns Of Soaring Debt Levels
47:14
The U.S. economy is expected to contract by 8% this year and the IMF fund has cautioned that its forecasts are surrounded with unprecedented uncertainty. Today's Stocks & Topics: DGLY - Digital Ally Inc., Portfolio ETFs, Stock Prices, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., QCOM - Qualcomm Inc., Mortgage Market, HQY - HealthEquity Inc., VTV - Vanguard Value ETF, The Price of Gold, IVR - Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc., Annuities. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jun 25, 2020
06-24-2020: Analyst: When The Stock Market Is This Overvalued, It Is Usually Lower 12 Months Later
45:36
The premise: The market could be in trouble after its historic surge from the late-March lows as valuations become increasingly elevated. Today's Stocks & Topics: Investing Themes, Impossible Foods, Gold, House Prices, O - Realty Income Corp., I-R-A, BBDC - Barings BDC Inc., UUP - Invesco DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund, SOLO - Electrameccanica Vehicles Corp., Retirement Accounts, The Dollar, NIO - NIO Inc. ADR, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., BYND - Beyond Meat Inc. TRIVIA QUESTION: "Gold today is still used by many large banks and they like to store their liquid reserves as gold. But, for the rest of us, HOW DOES the practical use of gold for various applications-- like jewelry or electronics-- break down by percentage?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jun 24, 2020
06-23-2020: Opinion: Trump Wants Jobs Coming Back To The U.S.—But Companies And Consumers Might Disapprove
45:21
There are many benefits of reshoring to the U.S. economy but the multi-tiered supply chain may be difficult to fully understand and replicate. Today's Stocks & Topics: Robbin Hood App, The Fed & The Stock Market, New Investor & Individual Stocks, SIVR - Aberdeen Standard Physical Silver Shares ETF, Silver & Gold, Could the U.S. Dollar Decline Rapidly?, Tech Stocks, Gold, TVIX - VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short Term ETN, PYPL - PayPal Holdings Inc., AAPL - Apple Inc., FANG Stocks, ET - Energy Transfer LP. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jun 23, 2020
06-22-2020: Analyst Warns: The Stock Market Is ‘Insanely Disconnected’ And Due For A ‘Reckoning'
47:14
This view believes that the market is discounting a new expansion phase of the economy while a major recession has only just begun. Today's Stocks & Topics: Home Sales, Negative Interest Rates, Current Recovery & The Economy, Shorting, BMY - Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., Gold, SQ - Square Inc. Cl A, Asset Allocation, SHYF - Shyft Group Inc. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jun 22, 2020
06-19-2020: With Mortgage Rates At Record Lows, Americans Should Not Wait Long Before Locking-In Their Best Rate Offer
45:12
Declining inflationary pressures have put many home shoppers in the "buying mood" but there may be limits to how much of a boost they can provide. Today's Stocks & Topics: Bulls & Bears & Quadruple Witching, SYY - Sysco Corp., GILD - Gilead Sciences Inc., FL - Foot Locker Inc., SQQQ - ProShares UltraPro Short QQQ, NVDA - NVIDIA Corp., VOO - Vanguard S&P 500 ETF, MSFT - Microsoft Corp., FB - Facebook Inc. Cl A. TRIVIA QUESTION: "Which month of the year, on average, typically shows the poorest performance for the stock market's three leading indexes?" Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gasoline, Gold and Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jun 19, 2020
06-18-2020: Is The 'Baby Boomer' Investing Era Coming To A Close?
44:58
Opinion: The U.S. is in the middle of an investing environmental shift and investors will need to be positioned for that change. Today's Stocks & Topics: Political Environment, CLO Market, Infrastructure Bill, ENPH - Enphase Energy Inc., DUK - Duke Energy Corp., BIIB - Biogen Inc., Investing in the Market, BGS - B&G Foods Inc., PLAY - Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jun 18, 2020
June Bonus Show – InvestTalk Callers - 06-18-2020
57:46
This special InvestTalk “Rapid Fire Hour” features brisk-paced answers to 30 listener questions. Today's Stocks & Topics: SYF - Synchrony Financial, NAK - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd., BILL - Bill.com Holdings Inc., MTN - Vail Resorts Inc., Market Rally, O - Realty Income Corp., FL - Foot Locker Inc., TPL - Texas Pacific Land Trust Sub. Share Cert., INTC - Intel Corp., LK - Luckin Coffee Inc. ADR, DFS - Discover Financial Services, TQQQ - ProShares UltraPro QQQ, New Investor, LIT - Global X Lithium & Battery Tech ETF, INMD - InMode Ltd., ZNGA - Zynga Inc. Cl A, GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, GDXJ - VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF, KMI - Kinder Morgan Inc., TAP - Molson Coors Beverage Co. Cl B, RGA - Reinsurance Group of America Inc., PSA - Public Storage, VNQ - Vanguard Real Estate ETF, MSFT - Microsoft Corp., KR - Kroger Co., F - Ford Motor Co., GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, BAC - Bank of America Corp., OSUR - OraSure Technologies Inc., PBFX - PBF Logistics LP, MKL - Markel Corp. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jun 18, 2020
06-17-2020: Should You Increase Your Stock Exposure?
44:50
How to approach your allocations when the stock market is performing like a 'ping-pong ball'. Today's Stocks & Topics: EIX - Edison International, Prepare for Another Rainy Day, JC Penney, Fractional Shares, OKE - ONEOK Inc., LZAGY - Lonza Group AG ADR, ALL - Allstate Corp., Housing Market, Online Spending, RE - Everest Re Group Ltd. Today's Stocks & Topics: EIX - Edison International, Prepare for Another Rainy Day, JC Penney, Fractional Shares, OKE - ONEOK Inc., LZAGY - Lonza Group AG ADR, ALL - Allstate Corp., Housing Market, Increase Online Spending, RE - Everest Re Group Ltd. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jun 17, 2020
06-16-2020: What To Do If Your Employer Cuts Its 401(k) Match
46:40
Today's Stocks & Topics: The Dollar, The Economy After the Election, Small and Mid-Caps, NIO - NIO Inc. ADR, RTX - Raytheon Technologies Corp., INGR - Ingredion Inc., Airlines Are "Burning Through Cash", SOLO - Electrameccanica Vehicles Corp., Airlines Stocks, Oil Tankers, DHT - DHT Holdings Inc., State Escheatment, SE - Sea Ltd. ADR, Goldman Sachs. TRIVIA QUESTION: "In which year was the NYSE founded and how many original brokers signed the agreement?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jun 16, 2020
06-15-2020: Opinion: The Real Reason For The Market’s Plunge Shouldn’t Surprise Anyone
45:37
When market-timer sentiment reaches extreme bullishness, it sets up a sell-off every time. Today's Stocks & Topics: Individual Corporate Bonds, 401k Match, Investing Less Than $1000 a Stock, Retirement, Gold, WBA - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., Dividend Aristocrats, 401k Contributions, DKNG - DraftKings Inc. Cl A. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jun 15, 2020
06-12-2020: Opinion: Rampant Speculation In The Stock Market Thanks To The FED
45:53
06-12-2020: Opinion: Rampant Speculation In The Stock Market Thanks To The FED An investor's goal is to make money consistently in all market conditions — even with rampant speculation, a good or bad economy, a pandemic, and varied Federal Reserve policies. Today's Stocks & Topics: Mortgage Rates, The Stock Market, Where to Retire, USFD - US Foods Holding Corp., STNG - Scorpio Tankers Inc., GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Insurance Companies, AMTD - TD Ameritrade Holding Corp., UCO - ProShares Ultra Bloomberg Crude Oil, I-R-As, SLB - Schlumberger Ltd., Riots & The Economy, CTL - CenturyLink Inc. TRIVIA QUESTION: "The concept of interest rates on borrowed funds is NOT a creation of the modern world. Looking back over the centuries, HOW FAR can "historical economists" trace interest rates for loans?" Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gasoline, Gold and Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jun 13, 2020
06-11-2020: Is The Stock Market Rebound Overdone?
45:38
There is no definitive answer, but there are three things to consider as you invest. Today's Stocks & Topics: INSG - Inseego Corp., Gold, Airline Stocks, VTR - Ventas Inc., EAF - GrafTech International Ltd. Investing, S&P 500, BTG - B2Gold Corp. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jun 11, 2020
06-10-2020: How To Make Your Stock 'Pop': Declare Bankruptcy
46:38
06-10-2020: How To Make Your Stock 'Pop': Declare Bankruptcy To get a slice of one of the market’s most epic rallies, investors are snapping up stocks everywhere including shares in bankrupt companies, which in theory will be worth nothing. Today's Stocks & Topics: FND - Floor & Decor Holdings Inc. Cl A, BDRY - Breakwave Dry Bulk Shipping ETF, TLRD - Tailored Brands Inc., TECL - Direxion Daily Technology Bull 3x Shares, Triple Leveraged ETFs, Where to Invest, BP - BP PLC ADR, CSPR - Casper Sleep Inc., Oil Industry. TRIVIA QUESTION: "In which YEAR was the Federal Reserve bank system established? And how many Federal Reserve DISTRICTS are there? Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jun 10, 2020
06-09-2020: Analyst Opinion: 5 Tech Stocks To Watch As The Market Recovers From COVID-19 Crisis
45:36
While the coronavirus outbreak has had a sector-wide impact economically, the U.S. tech sector has been more resilient compared with others. Today's Stocks & Topics: CAPR - Capricor Therapeutics Inc., SBRA - Sabra Healthcare REIT Inc., White Collar Workers, Dividends, HTZ - Hertz Global Holdings Inc., Real Estate Synopsis, CNP – Center Point Energy Inc., LDOS - Leidos Holdings Inc., TLRD - Tailored Brands Inc. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jun 09, 2020
06-08-2020: With Mortgage Rates At Historic Lows, COVID-19 Has Made Homes Less Affordable
46:52
There’s never been a cheaper time to get a mortgage for most Americans, but why is finding a home that buyers can afford going to be more difficult? Today's Stocks & Topics: HTZ - Hertz Global Holdings Inc., BRKB - Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B, Charts, TWO - Two Harbors Investment Corp., BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR, NKLA - Nikola Corp., CAPR - Capricor Therapeutics Inc., T - AT&T Inc., ROKU - Roku Inc. Cl A, K - Kellogg Co. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jun 08, 2020
06-05-2020: Analyst Opinion: GDP Now Projected To Fall Nearly 53% In The Second Quarter
44:06
A continued contraction in manufacturing has been holding back consumption and private investment, two cornerstones of the economy. Today's Stocks & Topics: Mortgage Rates, Stores Closings, ITW - Illinois Tool Works Inc., GLD - SPDR Gold Shares, GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Retirement Portfolio, GMGI - Golden Matrix Group Inc., Over-the-Counter Stocks, UNFI - United Natural Foods Inc., The Economy, COTY - Coty Inc. Cl A, CARR - Carrier Global Corp. TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you NAME 3 of the 6 so-called 'basic life principles' that, if practiced, might help you achieve a sound financial future?" Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gasoline, Gold and Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jun 05, 2020
06-04-2020: Stock-Market Investors Eager To Rotate Into 'Unloved' Sectors Should Look Before They Leap
45:14
Stocks left behind as the COVID-19 pandemic forced the economy into a virtual shutdown are showing signs of life. Today's Stocks & Topics: CPB - Campbell Soup Co., KL - Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd., KL - Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd., Stock Trading Tools, AIG - American International Group Inc., FOUR - Shift4 Payments, Exchange Traded Notes, SJM - J.M. Smucker Co., NEM - Newmont Corp., GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Insurance Claims. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jun 05, 2020
06-03-2020: Opinion: The Stock-Market Rally Refuses To Conform To 'Norms'
44:59
The rally in the S&P 500 index remains strong and continues to defy detractors. Today's Stocks & Topics: CARES Act 401k Withdrawal Options, IPO Market, Too Much Risk, Jobs Report, MPW - Medical Properties Trust Inc., Leveraged ETFs, Market Scenarios, Gold, Silver & Copper, USFD - US Foods Holding Corp., IVR - Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc. TRIVIA QUESTION: "Historically speaking, have "social unrest issues" had a serious impact on the stock market?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jun 03, 2020
06-02-2020: Strategist Warns: The Stock Market Now Has Another Risk ‘Bubbling Up’
45:39
A combination of renewed trade tensions and uncertainty over the coronavirus could find its way into a market that has proven resilient since the mid-March lows. Today's Stocks & Topics: COR - CoreSite Realty Corp., BAC - Bank of America Corp., This Market Defies Logic, EXAS - Exact Sciences Corp., Gold, LUV - Southwest Airlines Co., DKNG - DraftKings Inc. Cl A, PPC - Pilgrim's Pride Corp., The Congressional Budget Office. TRIVIA QUESTION: "IF you are unlucky, and IF your neighborhood is targeted by rioters and arsonists, and your home or business were to be destroyed-- WOULD YOUR HOME OWNER'S or BUSINESS INSURANCE cover your loss?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jun 02, 2020
06-01-2020: Why Investors Started Pouring Trillions Into Exchange-Traded Funds
47:19
In 2008, U.S. investors had around $530 billion in ETFs-- but that number today has grown to over $4 trillion. Today's Stocks & Topics: WBA - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., China Consumers, Roth Conversions, Other Crisis, LMAT - LeMaitre Vascular Inc., Volume, BRG - Bluerock Residential Growth REIT Inc., W - Wayfair Inc. Cl A. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jun 01, 2020
05-29-2020: How Companies Are Using Creative Accounting To Gauge Impact Of COVID-19
46:24
Investors should look for signs that companies are piling too many negative charges into the pandemic-affected quarters. Today's Stocks & Topics: Unemployment Checks, The Fed's Next Move, Don't Throw Your Junk Mail, T - AT&T Inc., Tech Stocks, QQQ - Invesco QQQ Trust Series I, STWD - Starwood Property Trust Inc., Gold, KL - Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd., NUE - Nucor Corp. TRIVIA QUESTION: "Small businesses in the U.S. employ about half of the country's private workforce-- so, before COVID-19, HOW MANY small businesses were there? And, on average, HOW MANY DAYS of a cash buffer did small businesses have "on hand" to pay expenses? Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
May 29, 2020
05-28-2020: Many Americans Who Manage To Keep Their Jobs May Suffer Salary Reductions
46:58
Don’t expect a so-called V-shaped recovery if pay cuts across a broad spectrum leave less money for the kind of spending that can help spark our economy back to life. Today's Stocks & Topics: Dividend Investing for Retirees, Credit Card Fraud, Tax Credit for Business, OKE - ONEOK Inc., Dogs of the Dow, SYF - Synchrony Financial, ABBV - AbbVie Inc., PFE - Pfizer Inc., Where to Invest. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
May 28, 2020
05-27-2020: Analyst: The Blind Spots Stock Investors Should Be Watching
46:30
The lockdown-driven decline in economic activity and spike in unemployment may be hiding system vulnerabilities. Today's Stocks & Topics: COVID 19, U.S.-China Relations, Bank Stress Test, Beginner Investor, APPS - Digital Turbine Inc., DHT - DHT Holdings Inc., CSCO - Cisco Systems Inc., FRT - Federal Realty Investment Trust, SRPT - Sarepta Therapeutics Inc., QCOM - Qualcomm Inc. TRIVIA QUESTION: "Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell recently suggested that our economy could contract by up to 30% during the second quarter of 2020-- if true, that would be the biggest drop in quarterly GDP in U.S. history--so, HOW does this compare with the percentage decline of the "Great Recession" of 2007 through 2009?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
May 27, 2020
05-26-2020: Stock and Bond Prices Say Something Troubling About The Coronavirus Economy
46:23
Analyst opinion: The coronavirus pandemic is likely to pummel Main Street while leaving Wall Street relatively unscathed. Today's Stocks & Topics: Financial Health Crisis, New Home Sales, EXPR - Express Inc., Index Funds, Chinese Stocks, SDS - ProShares UltraShort S&P 500, PE - Parsley Energy Inc. Cl A, QQQ - Invesco QQQ Trust Series, GLD - SPDR Gold Shares. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
May 26, 2020
05-25-2020: ENCORE: Some of The Best Voicemails
45:54
Today's Stocks & Topics: Asset Allocation, International Exposure, 401k, Commodities, Gold Stocks, Conference Calls, Become an Investor Advisor, Student Loans, Options, Bonds and Junk Bonds, First I-R-A, Yield Curve, 401k Contributions, Day Trading, ETFs or Mutual Funds, Roth I-R-A for a Child, Stimulus Effect, Bond Funds, Position, Trailing Stops. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
May 25, 2020
05-22-2020: The Sharp Edge Of The 'Volatility Sword' Cuts Deep
45:03
In the opinion of one analyst, central bank policies encourage speculation and many investors are already in over their heads. Today's Stocks & Topics: China and Wild Animals Consumption, 401k, China on U.S. Restrictions, ARKW - ARK Next Generation Internet ETF, Hedging the Market, COUP - Coupa Software Inc., F - Ford Motor Co., PCG - PG&E Corp., Options, J - Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., FLR - Fluor Corp., TRIVIA QUESTION: "When did the concept of patents originate? And WHEN was the FIRST United States patent issued?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
May 22, 2020
05-21-2020: Most Americans Describe Their Lost Jobs As Temporary Layoffs, But They Might Be Wrong -
45:02
Using historical data and survey results, the University of Chicago is predicting that 42% of all jobs lost through April will become permanent. Today's Stocks & Topics: Savings, Commercial Real Estate, China Stock Fraud, SBUX - Starbucks Corp., LEVI - Levi Strauss & Co. Cl A, DBX - Dropbox Inc., TSLA - Tesla Inc., Securities, DIIBF - Dorel Industries Inc. Cl B, BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR, SLV - iShares Silver Trust. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
May 21, 2020
05-20-2020: Morgan Stanley: Today’s Stock Market Looks Like March 2009, Before The Longest Bull Run In History
46:53
The head of U.S. equity strategy at Morgan Stanley has several reasons for a bullish outlook-- but is he right? Today's Stocks & Topics: Cruise Lines, AIQ - Global X Future Analytics Tech ETF, Oil Rigs, The Government & Cash, Coronavirus vs. Summer Fun, Morgan Stanley, WFC - Wells Fargo & Co., New Investor, LOW - Lowe's Cos., OXY - Occidental Petroleum Corp., BAM - Brookfield Asset Management Inc. Cl A, EPGFX - EuroPac Gold Fund A, BA - Boeing Co., S&P 500. TRIVIA QUESTION: "Mortgage rates have shown volatility over the decades, but looking back, what was the record low average for a 30-year fixed in 2012? And in which year did the AVERAGE rate hit a high mark?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
May 20, 2020
05-19-2020: Silicon Valley Leaders: OK For Percentage Of Employees To Work From Home Forever
45:59
At least six prominent tech companies are considering permanently moving a large percentage of their employees to work-from-home status. Today's Stocks & Topics: Permanent Higher Evaluations, Mortgages, OAS - Oasis Petroleum Inc., TDOC - Teladoc Health Inc., BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR, Finance Books, DCP - DCP Midstream L.P., Two-thirds Of Fund Managers Say Stocks Are Still In A Bear Market, The Gold Market, M - Macy's Inc., SBUX - Starbucks Corp., BGS - B&G Foods Inc. TRIVIA QUESTION: "How many hotel properties are there in the United States? And-- what is the largest publicly traded HOTEL chain?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
May 19, 2020
05-18-2020: Quantitative Easing, MMT, and Inflation/Deflation: A Primer
47:14
Quantitative easing (QE) occurs when central banks, such as the U.S. Federal Reserve, create new money to buy government bonds or other securities. Today's Stocks & Topics: Warren Buffett, HEXO - HEXO Corp., HRZN - Horizon Technology Finance Corp., SH - ProShares Short S&P 500, HLX - Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc., NEM - Newmont Corp., KL - Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd., New Investor, OSK - Oshkosh Corp., VTSAX - Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund Admiral. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
May 18, 2020
05-15-2020: Strategist Prediction: Markets Are Too Optimistic
46:24
Ahead of an earnings decline of between 30% and 50% this year, one market watcher thinks another 'leg down' is likely. Today's Stocks & Topics: Social Security for 2020, AWK - American Water Works Co., AWR - American States Water Co., SMLP - Summit Midstream Partners L.P., DHC - Diversified Healthcare Trust, ABBV - AbbVie Inc., Warren Buffett, NEM - Newmont Corp., Retirement Plan, Coronavirus Vaccine. TRIVIA QUESTION: "WHAT is a 'bank run' and, historically, WHEN did early forms of bank runs begin?" I will have the surprising answer after the break. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gasoline, Gold and Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
May 15, 2020
05-14-2020: After Trying For A Decade, Central Banks Might Succeed At Generating Inflation
46:36
While the inflation could help stimulate the economy in the short term, the longer-term ramifications are often dangerous. Today's Stocks & Topics: BIIB - Biogen Inc., LMI - LION e-Mobility AG, UAA - Under Armour Inc. Cl A, DHI - D.R. Horton Inc., STZ - Constellation Brands Inc. Cl A, SBUX - Starbucks Corp., Tax Breaks, VTR - Ventas Inc., Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
May 14, 2020
05-13-2020: Opinion: Why Safe Dividend Stocks Could Help You Earn Solid Passive Income
47:24
Some investors may be convinced that generating a passive income from stocks is too risky-- however, stocks with defensive characteristics may be worthy of consideration. Today's Stocks & Topics: BAC - Bank of America Corp., DKNG - DraftKings Inc. Cl A, CCL - Carnival Corp., M - Macy's Inc., NUGT - Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares, COTY - Coty Inc. Cl A, Earnings Report, MPW - Medical Properties Trust Inc., GS - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., China Stocks, Depression, If The Market Tumbles. TRIVIA QUESTION: "How many OIL tankers are there in the world? And what is the approximate cost to build a NEW super tanker in 2020?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
May 13, 2020
05-12-2020: Analyst Opinion Warns: A ‘Much More Severe’ Stock Market Selloff Ahead
48:09
The reality of the dire state of the economy will catch up with equity investors-- because the depth and duration of our calamity are 'unknowable'. Today's Stocks & Topics: The Federal Reserve, Bears and Bulls Arguments, Inflation, Interest Rates & Refinancing, GDXJ - VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF, WD - Walker & Dunlop Inc., Cash, Shop Online, Reverse Split, PENN - Penn National Gaming Inc., CARS - Cars.com Inc., Stock Evaluation, KAR - KAR Auction Services Inc., CSCO - Cisco Systems Inc., Consumer Price Index. TRIVIA QUESTION: "Approximately HOW MANY banks are there in the United States? And how many banks have FAILED in recent years?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
May 12, 2020
05-11-2020: Opinion: Why The Stock Market Is Up In Spite Of Historic Job Losses
47:46
Jobs data is backward-looking but with the federal government providing record stimulus measures, some argue that the recovery will be swift. Today's Stocks & Topics: Lesson Learned By A Trader In The Oil Market, The Mortgage Market is Breaking Again, College Graduations, AMRN - Amarin Corp. PLC ADR, HFRO - Highland Income Fund, Mortgage Rates, OKE - ONEOK Inc., KO - Coca-Cola Co., PEP - PepsiCo Inc., Earnings, GE - General Electric Co. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
May 12, 2020
05-08-2020: Opinion: Economist With 'Perfect Record' Is Betting Current Recession Over By End Of 2020
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05-08-2020: Opinion: Economist With 'Perfect Record' Is Betting Current Recession Over By End Of 2020 An expert's theory argues that COVID-19 is an 'accelerant' of underlying trends for a recession that started in Q1 this year. Today's Stocks & Topics: RE - Everest Re Group Ltd., STNE - StoneCo Ltd. Cl A, Muni-Bonds, FDMMX - Fidelity Massachusetts Municipal Income Fund, Economic Numbers, SQQQ - ProShares UltraPro Short QQQ, FNV - Franco-Nevada Corp., Looking for New Stocks, VZ - Verizon Communications Inc., The Lows, Rollovers, V - Visa Inc. Cl A. TRIVIA QUESTION: "What are the 4 types of treasury securities? And, going back in time, what was the name of the agency that managed U.S. debt?" Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gasoline, Gold and Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
May 08, 2020
05-07-2020: Opinion: How The Coronavirus Pandemic Could Forever Change Home Buying And Mortgage Lending
47:31
The mortgage industry is implementing reforms that will be long-lasting in terms of how lenders operate and how consumers obtain financing. Today's Stocks & Topics: CINF - Cincinnati Financial Corp., DOW - Dow Inc. Crypto Currency, BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR, Gold, 401k Asset Allocation, TSM - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. ADR, UPS - United Parcel Service Inc. Cl B. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
May 07, 2020
05-06-2020: Analyst Report: Nine Stocks Facing Dividend-Cut Risks
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A firm that uses a method known as "uniform accounting" to better compare financial reports has identified public companies that may be forced to cut their dividends. Today's Stocks & Topics: Pfizer, Corporate Bonds, Half of Americans Cancel Vacation Plans, BBAR - Banco BBVA Argentina S.A. ADR, RGEN - Repligen Corp., RIG - Transocean Ltd., BMA - Banco Macro S.A. ADR, Fair Value, Sectors, TEVA - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. ADR, FSLR - First Solar Inc., TMUS - T-Mobile US Inc., CATS - Catasys Inc. TRIVIA QUESTION: "The first major discovery of silver ore in the United States occurred in 1859... WHAT was the strike called? And WHERE was it located?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
May 06, 2020
05-05-2020: Opinion: 2020 Is Lining Up Like The 2000 Dot-Com Bubble Crash
46:50
A former Goldman manager has identified several reasons why he thinks we will have 40% drop in the markets over the rest of this year. Today's Stocks & Topics: Gold, MDT - Medtronic PLC, PCG - PG&E Corp., Reverse Stock Split, Semi-Conductor Sector, LMT - Lockheed Martin Corp., Unemployment Rate, BLUE - Bluebird Bio Inc., EADSY - Airbus SE ADR, ENPH - Enphase Energy Inc., CCL - Carnival Corp., AMV - American Vietnamese Biotech Inc., Michael Wilson, Chief U.S. Equity Strategist at Morgan Stanley, Home Buyers. TRIVIA QUESTION: "Could the FED policies cause acute inflation down the road?" AND-- The United States monetary system used to be based on the 'gold standard'-- when was that abandoned?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
May 05, 2020
05-04-2020: First Quarter Health-Care Spending Plunged, Helping To Sink Economy
46:09
The coronavirus put non-emergency health-care services on hold and the sector saw 42,000 jobs lost in March. Today's Stocks & Topics: Unemployment Rate, VIAC - ViacomCBS Inc. Cl B, AY - Atlantica Yield PLC, Nesara-Gesara, Sales Earnings, FANG - Diamondback Energy Inc., COUP - Coupa Software Inc., CRWD - CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. Cl A. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
May 04, 2020
05-01-2020: U.S. GDP Downsized By 4.8% In First Quarter
46:38
Amid the steepest contraction since the financial crisis, consumer spending, nonresidential fixed investment, exports and inventories were the biggest drags on U.S. economy. Today's Stocks & Topics: Amazon Numbers, Mortgage Rates, DISH - DISH Network Corp. Cl A, GE - General Electric Co., SBUX - Starbucks Corp., Mortgage Furlough, OUT - Outfront Media Inc., CCO - Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings Inc., Life Insurance, RDS.A - Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Cl A, RDS.B - Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR B, BX - Blackstone Group Inc., OXY - Occidental Petroleum Corp., PG - Procter & Gamble Co., *AMTD - TD Ameritrade Holding Corp.* TRIVIA QUESTION: "During past outbreaks of infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, SARS, and the Swine Flu, how has Wall Street reacted?" Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gasoline, Gold and Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
May 01, 2020
04-30-20: Will U.S. Stocks Go Even Lower?
48:20
Many analysts think the markets are likely to try to find fresh lows as the reality of the "pandemic-scarred" economic and corporate data becomes clear. Today's Stocks & Topics: MIK - Michaels Cos. Inc., Options, VIAC – Viacom CBS Inc. Cl B, Reverse Splits, CHK - Chesapeake Energy Corp., LEVI - Levi Strauss & Co. Cl A, FSAGX - Fidelity Select Gold Portfolio, Stocks Ideas, RDSA - Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Cl A, LLY - Eli Lilly & Co., DIN - Dine Brands Global Inc., Mortgages. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Apr 30, 2020
04-29-20: Is The "Working From Home" Model Here To Stay?
47:12
The coronavirus pandemic has forced millions of people to conduct work from home, it looks like telecommuting has gone mainstream. Who wins? Who Loses? Today's Stocks & Topics: Greatest Trader Ever Made, Economic News, Gilead's New Drug, Payoff Debt or Invest, RDSB - Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR B, XOP - SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF, INWK – Inner Workings Inc., SPX - S&P 500 Index, Roth I-R-A, DIA - SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF Trust, IVZ - INVESCO Ltd., When to Go Back to a Normal Life. TRIVIA QUESTION: "America's economy just had its worst quarter since 2008 thanks to the pandemic... but HOW does the COVID-19 death rate compare with other leading causes of death in the United States-- like, for example, Influenza and Pneumonia?" You might be surprised when you hear the data. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Apr 29, 2020
04-28-20: American Express Quarterly Profit Plunged By 76%
43:54
Credit card company American Express posted a 76% drop in first-quarter profit, and other card issuers must be ready for potential payer defaults. Today's Stocks & Topics: CCI - Crown Castle International Corp., AMT - American Tower REIT, UPS - United Parcel Service Inc. Cl B, HSY - Hershey Co., VCADX - Vanguard CA Intermediate-Term Tax-Exempt Fund Admiral, Refinancing, Pullback, BRKB - Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B, PTI - Proteostasis Therapeutics Inc., New Investor. TRIVIA QUESTION: "In the current economic climate, almost every airline is at risk. Over the years we have had many airlines go bankrupt-- can you name a few of the biggest airline failures?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Apr 29, 2020
04-27-20: COVID-19 Is Catalyst For An Easy Game Against Passive Investing
48:42
The value proposition of investment funds is providing superior returns, but capital inflows to retirement accounts may soon dry up and could even reverse. Today's Stocks & Topics: ABC – Amerisource Bergen Corp., DRI - Darden Restaurants Inc., CCC - Clarivate Analytics PLC, Muni-Bonds, Gold, XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., XLE - Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF, DIS - Walt Disney Co., MRO - Marathon Oil Corp., USO - United States Oil Fund LP. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Apr 27, 2020
04-24-20: Opinion: 'Day Of Reckoning' For Social Security May Be Closer Than We Imagined
48:10
With the COVID-19 crisis, a lot less money is coming in and more will soon be going out. Today's Stocks & Topics: Durable Goods Report, Global Oil, ECL - Ecolab Inc., BYD - Boyd Gaming Corp., Diversification, BYDDY - BYD Co. Ltd. ADR, SPHD - Invesco S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility ETF, CLM - Cornerstone Strategic Value Fund Inc., Up-trends, Income. TRIVIA QUESTION: "Prior to this week's negative valuations, in which year did 'inflation-adjusted' OIL prices reach an all-time low? And-- from 1870 until today-- what is the inflation percentage experienced in the United States?" Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gasoline, Gold and Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Apr 24, 2020
04-23-20: COVID-19 Retail Bankruptcies May Just Be Beginning
49:12
Cost-cutting measures help but most companies have big bills to pay, so survival may depend on available cash and due dates for their biggest loans. Today's Stocks & Topics: The Oil Market, Medicare, GRPN - Groupon Inc., Life Insurance, COST - Costco Wholesale Corp., GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Roth I-R-A, Leon Cooperman Says The Coronavirus Crisis Will Change Capitalism Forever, OXLC - Oxford Lane Capital Corp., KSS - Kohl's Corp. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Apr 24, 2020
04-22-20: After 12 Months Of High Volatility, The S&P 500 Is About Back To Where It Started
48:03
The markets have seen threats from a trade war, a global economic slowdown, and a pandemic-- and shares of big U.S. companies are holding up. Today's Stocks & Topics: Earning Season, Stimulus Checks and the Stock Market, Economy Recovery, SHOP - Shopify Inc. Cl A, LB - L Brands Inc., Mutual Funds, TQQQ - ProShares UltraPro QQQ, TRP - TC Energy Corp., CNQ - Canadian Natural Resources Ltd., Market Cycles, RGEN - Repligen Corp., TSN - Tyson Foods Inc. Cl A, LULU - Lululemon Athletica Inc., Parallel Investing, E-Commerce, CHDN - Churchill Downs Inc. TRIVIA QUESTION: "117 years ago, the store we know today as Target began life with a different name-- in a different form. What was its FIRST NAME-- and HOW MANY stores does Target operate today?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Apr 22, 2020
04-21-20: Prediction: America's Economic Reopening Will Be Fragile, Partial and Slow
45:11
The re-emergence over the coming weeks and months will be rolled out in stages and vary state by state. Today's Stocks & Topics: Dark Clouds Over Real Estate, Why Oil Collapsed, Plenty of Food, Best Stores, CWH - Camping World Holdings Inc. Cl A, Oil Industry, DXC - DXC Technology Co. Target Dated Funds, Oil & Gold Relationship with the Stimulus, FB - Facebook Inc. Cl A, OXY - Occidental Petroleum Corp., WM - Waste Management Inc., T - AT&T Inc. TRIVIA QUESTION: "What Did Wealthy Investors Do With Their Cash As The Market Plummeted? Â In other words, what percentage bought more stocks, what percentage sold positions?" And what about average investors? Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Apr 21, 2020
04-20-20: Nearly 3 Million Borrowers Have Been Granted Mortgage Relief
48:34
Opinion: The government must be prepared to respond quickly to prevent a liquidity shortfall in the single-family and multifamily mortgage markets. Today's Stocks & Topics: DFS - Discover Financial Services, Oil Industry, CVX - Chevron Corp., Investing, CZR - Caesars Entertainment Corp., USO - United States Oil Fund LP, ZTS - Zoetis Inc., Cash Flow Banking, Oil Prices. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Apr 20, 2020
04-17-20: Prepare For Massive New Opportunities In Stocks
47:34
Opinion: A major shift in the post-coronavirus economy means investors will want to emphasize stocks and non-broad-based ETFs. Today's Stocks & Topics: China, March Economic Numbers, Mortgage Rates, ZBRA - Zebra Technologies Corp. Cl A, Index Fund Stocks, Gold Mines, FIZZ - National Beverage Corp., Reinvesting Dividends, PUMP - ProPetro Holding Corp., NRZ - New Residential Investment Corp. TRIVIA QUESTION: "How Does the 2020 Stock Market Crash Compare With Past Market Crashes? Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gasoline, Gold and Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Apr 17, 2020
April Bonus Show – InvestTalk Callers - 04-17-2020
56:31
This special InvestTalk “Rapid Fire Hour” features brisk-paced answers to 29 listener questions. Today's Stocks & Topics: ETFs or Mutual Funds, SYY - Sysco Corp., TDG - TransDigm Group Inc., VZ - Verizon Communications Inc., Options, TWO - Two Harbors Investment Corp., FDX - FedEx Corp., UPS - United Parcel Service Inc. Cl B, Position, 401k Contributions, Bonds, Junk Bonds, DFS - Discover Financial Services, BP - BP PLC ADR, MSFT - Microsoft Corp., HP - QHP Inc., MAR - Marriott International Inc., RIG - Transocean Ltd., Roth I-R-A for a Child, BLCN - Nasdaq NexGen Economy ETF, MPW - Medical Properties Trust Inc., HD - Home Depot Inc., DIS - Walt Disney Co., APPN - Appian Corp. Cl A, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., Yield Curve, ACB - Aurora Cannabis Inc., Stimulus Med-Long Term Effect, GLW - Corning Inc., GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Day Trading, SE - Sea Ltd. ADR, Become an Investor Advisor. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Apr 17, 2020
04-16-20: Can PayPal And Square Finally Prove They Can Beat The Banks?
48:06
With many small businesses in COVID-19 crisis mode, PayPal and Square have been approved to distribute Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. Today's Stocks & Topics: LOGI - Logitech International S.A., XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., CVX - Chevron Corp., Travel Industry, DAL - Delta Air Lines Inc., ETFs, WDAY - Workday Inc. Cl A, Silver ETFs, Non-Traded REITs, Index Investing, Money Market Funds, Oil Industry, GILD - Gilead Sciences Inc. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Apr 17, 2020
04-15-20: JP Morgan Chase Will Strengthen Mortgage Borrowing Standards
48:10
The change highlights how banks are quickly shifting gears to respond to the darkening U.S. economic outlook and stress in the housing market. Today's Stocks & Topics: Private REITs, Coronavirus vs. Globalization, VMW - VMware Inc., Market Trends, Investing Strategy, USO - United States Oil Fund LP, UAL - United Airlines Holdings Inc., 401k, Bonds, RCL - Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., Payment Apps, ABR - Arbor Realty Trust Inc., 5G Stocks. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Apr 15, 2020
04-14-20: With 5 Million Additional Unemployment Claims Expected, Could Layoffs Become Permanent?
47:57
As companies look to trim costs, economists say there could be more longer-term and permanent layoffs for retail, travel, and restaurant workers. Today's Stocks & Topics: GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, MGM - MGM Resorts International, Stimulus Package, LMT - Lockheed Martin Corp., PM - Philip Morris International Inc., FNV - Franco-Nevada Corp., G - Genpact Ltd., BAC - Bank of America Corp., LUV - Southwest Airlines Co., AAL - American Airlines Group Inc., Sources of Emergency Cash. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Apr 14, 2020
04-13-20: Will Debt-Fueled Inflation Make The ‘Cash Is Trash’ Argument Viable?
48:06
The founder of the world’s largest hedge fund has warned there will be some combination of monetized deficits, currency depreciation, and large tax increases. Today's Stocks & Topics: BGS - B&G Foods Inc., PRU - Prudential Financial Inc., ET - Energy Transfer LP, CSCO - Cisco Systems Inc., LMRK - Landmark Infrastructure Partners L.P., MUB - iShares National Muni Bond ETF, HNP - Huaneng Power International Inc. ADR, RTX - Raytheon Technologies Corp. TRIVIA QUESTION: "China emerged as one of the world's FIRST civilizations in about the 21st century B.C., but when did China's modern era of ECONOMIC POWER begin?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Apr 13, 2020
04-10-20: Opinion: Coronavirus Effect Could Be ‘Far Deeper Than The Subprime Crisis’
47:12
04-10-20: Opinion: Coronavirus Effect Could Be ‘Far Deeper Than The Subprime Crisis’ One mortgage company CEO is warning of dire straits in light of severe unemployment figures. Today's Stocks & Topics: Buy Cheap Stocks, Russia–Saudi Arabia Oil Price War, EVR - Evercore Inc. Cl A, Investing Strategy, BRY - Berry Corp., Stop Losses, CCL Carnival Corp., CVNA - Carvana Co. Cl A, Rebalancing, USO - United States Oil Fund LP. TRIVIA QUESTION: "HOW MANY people in YOUR state have LOST jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic? --- And what is the RATIO of lost jobs per coronavirus cases?" You might be surprised. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gasoline, Gold and Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Apr 10, 2020
04-09-20: Many Small Business Owners Are Being ‘Shut Out’ Of The $350 Billion Loan Program
48:42
Small businesses make up half of our economy, but this crisis has the potential to be the 'last straw' for many owners and their employees. Today's Stocks & Topics: RUT - Russell 2000 Index, Market and The Economy, Dogecoin, Oil, LB - L Brands Inc., Investing Strategy, ZM - Zoom Video Communications Inc., Target Date Funds. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Apr 09, 2020
04-08-20: Some of The Best InvestTalk Calls 02
48:42
Today's Stocks & Topics: I-R-A, ETFs, Mutual Funds, 401k, 200 Day Moving Average, Insurance, Rebuilding After Bankruptcy, Roth I-R-A, Fiancial Analysis, Young Investor, Mutual Funds vs. ETFs, Unusual Expectations, Over the Counter Stocks, Long-Short Mutual Funds, When to Sell, I-Bonds, Income Production Vehicles, Equity, Investing for Kids. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Apr 09, 2020
04-07-20: Trader's Opinion: Stocks That Could Get A Boost From 'Work-A-Home' Trend
47:22
With millions of Americans working remotely, a handful of stocks are poised to benefit from the boom. Today's Stocks & Topics: Grocery Prices, Doctors and Nurses Shortage, Having Emergency Funds, STOR - STORE Capital Corp., DIS - Walt Disney Co., JNUG - Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bull 2X Shares, Reinvesting Dividends, PFE - Pfizer Inc., RESN - Resonant Inc. TRIVIA QUESTION: "How many people does Walmart employ-- and how many does Amazon employ?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Apr 08, 2020
04-06-20: Economic Analyst: Bear-Market Survival Tips
44:30
This opinion projects that the selloff for equities and many other assets will continue until excess speculation stops. Today's Stocks & Topics: Stock Buybacks, Risk Premium, What is Panic, AAPL - Apple Inc., Companies with Debt, KRO - Kronos Worldwide Inc., CZR - Caesars Entertainment Corp., GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Apr 06, 2020
04-03-20: Entering Retirement In The Middle Of A Health And Financial Crisis
47:57
The idea of leaving the workforce now may seem reckless, how can you handle your money and emotions? Today's Stocks & Topics: Oil Prices, Job Openings, PEP - PepsiCo Inc., Stimulus Package, SLV - iShares Silver Trust, FB - Facebook Inc. Cl A, Dividends, WRI - Weingarten Realty Investors, O - Realty Income Corp., Preferred Stocks. TRIVIA QUESTION: "Today's economic shock-- the deliberate shutdown of the U.S. economy affects 330 million Americans-- but what was the U.S. population in 1929 during the time of the so-called "Great Depression?" Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gasoline, Gold and Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Apr 03, 2020
04-02-20: Which States Could Suffer The Biggest Coronavirus Job Losses?
48:30
When the pandemic eventually subsides, the economic impact will be felt unevenly from one part of the country to another. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- *Today's Stocks & Topics:* Real Estate, CXW - CoreCivic Inc., GRMN - Garmin Ltd., Travel Stocks, Investing in the Market, JNJ - Johnson & Johnson, MKL - Markel Corp., Leverage, SLB - Schlumberger Ltd. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Apr 02, 2020
04-01-20: Opinion: 60 Large U.S. Companies Are ‘Susceptible To A Dividend Cut’
48:28
Investors who rely on income are already seeing companies reduce or eliminate dividend payouts as the coronavirus spreads. Today's Stocks & Topics: ISM Report for March, Stock Market Recovery, Oil Prices, XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., ERI - Eldorado Resorts Inc., COVID-19, KR - Kroger Co., JDST - Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares, AMRN - Amarin Corp. PLC ADR, ZM - Zoom Video Communications Inc., MUR - Murphy Oil Corp., PGR - Progressive Corp., Big Box Stores Stats, NVAX - Novavax Inc., WMT - Walmart Inc., TGT - Target Corp., Preferred Stocks. TRIVIA QUESTION: "What was the ACTUAL price of OIL per barrel in 1870 when John D. Rockefeller founded Standard Oil of Ohio-- and what would that 1870 price equate to, for example, in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Apr 02, 2020
03-31-20: Opinion: Several Indicators Suggest A Stock Market Bottom
48:14
*Panic selling of stocks has ceased as the economic stimulus takes hold, but coronavirus fears could send the S&P 500 swooning again. *Today's Stocks & Topics: Statistics, Another Stimulus Package, SH - ProShares Short S&P 500, PRU - Prudential Financial Inc., HBI - Hanesbrands Inc., Coronavirus Indicators, TSLA - Tesla Inc., Technical Questions, ETFs, EXC - Exelon Corp., 401k, TWNK - Hostess Brands Inc. Cl A, Mutual Funds, DOCU - DocuSign Inc., Ginnie Mae, The Stock Market. *TRIVIA QUESTION: "What was the U.S. unemployment rate during the 'Great Recession' of 2008 and 2009-- and what was the the U.S. unemployment rate during the 'Great Depression' of 1929 to 1933?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Mar 31, 2020
03-30-20: The Fed’s Balance Sheet Just Passed $5 Trillion For The First Time
48:18
The central bank is greatly increasing the amount of Treasurys and other assets it owns in an effort to keep markets and the economy afloat during the coronavirus crisis. Today's Stocks & Topics: Portfolio Risk, Roth I-R-A, AXP - American Express Co., BKNG - Booking Holdings Inc., EXPE - Expedia Group Inc., MLM - Martin Marietta Materials Inc., MPC - Marathon Petroleum Corp., Dollar Cost Average. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Mar 31, 2020
03-27-20: Coronavirus Slowdown Starts To Rival The Fed's 'Doomsday Bank Stress' Scenario
46:19
Could the unfolding market shock and the economic crisis caused by coronavirus disruption shape up be a nightmare scenario for the Federal Reserve? Today's Stocks & Topics: The Fed & Coronavirus, Emerging Markets, The Bond Market, WORK - Slack Technologies Inc., KL - Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd., ABBV - AbbVie Inc., Roth I-R-A, BA - Boeing Co., Best Time of the Day to Buy, AFL - AFLAC Inc., GBCI - Glacier Bancorp Inc., NRZ - New Residential Investment Corp., WM - Waste Management Inc. TRIVIA QUESTION: What is our national debt today--BEFORE the new rescue package debt? And, for comparison, what was our national debt in 1990?" Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gasoline, Gold and Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Mar 28, 2020
03-26-20: Opinion: The Stock Market Rally Has A Better-Than-Even Chance Of Failing
48:37
There has been a fresh bullishness in stocks, but ‘capitulation’ among investors has not yet occurred. Today's Stocks & Topics: The Fed Balance Sheet, EQNR - Equinor ASA ADR, D Dominion Energy Inc., MINT - PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity Active ETF, Bonds, PULS - PGIM Ultra Short Bond ETF, Stimulus Package, TZOO – Travelzoo, EXPE - Expedia Group Inc. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Mar 27, 2020
03-25-20: Global Investor Opinion: Trump ‘Kind Of Right’ About Wanting To Get U.S. Back To Work Soon
48:08
The U.S. economy can’t remain virtually shut down forever, so is a fast stock market recovery possible once the worst of the outbreak passes? Today's Stocks & Topics: Stimulus Package, Insiders Are Buying, Who's Hiring, QCOM - Qualcomm Inc., Crude Oil, PYPL - PayPal Holdings Inc., ULTA - Ulta Beauty Inc., Retirement Distribution, VIAC - ViacomCBS Inc. Cl B, HOG - Harley-Davidson Inc. TRIVIA QUESTION: "During World War 2, from 1941 to 1945, HOW many aircraft did the United States factories produce compared with other countries?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Mar 26, 2020
03-24-20: Real Estate Billionaire's Opinion: The U.S. Commercial-Mortgage Market Is On The 'Brink Of Collapse'
48:29
If banks and the government don’t take prompt action to keep borrowers from defaulting, a “domino effect” of catastrophic economic consequences could occur. Today's Stocks & Topics: Is this The Bottom of the Market?, China Economy, Bonds, 401(k) Rollover, MKC - McCormick & Co. Inc., TNXP - Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp., Balance Sheet, BAC - Bank of America Corp., UTX - United Technologies Corp., TXRH - Texas Roadhouse Inc., Debt, VGHCX - Vanguard Health Care Fund Investor. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Mar 25, 2020
03-23-20: Opinion: How The Coronavirus Is Threatening The Housing Market’
48:47
A mortgage firm CEO says lenders must prepare now for a U.S. recession. Today's Stocks & Topics: F - Ford Motor Co., HAL - Halliburton Co., Tax Day Extension, XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., Mortgage Refinancing, JNJ - Johnson & Johnson, KMB - Kimberly-Clark Corp., Index Funds, Commodities. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Mar 24, 2020
03-20-20: Market Watcher: Stay-At-Home Stocks Make ‘Perfect Sense In Current Environment’
46:10
In this historically volatile market, companies experiencing disruption are going to adapt and there should be upside momentum. Today's Stocks & Topics: Good for the Market, The Fed, The Market, BGS - B&G Foods Inc., MSCI - MSCI Inc., New Inverstor, BGR - BlackRock Energy & Resources Trust, Semiconductor Stocks, GNMA - iShares GNMA Bond ETF, FANG - Diamondback Energy Inc., The Economy. TRIVIA QUESTION: "After biotech stocks pulled off a late-year rebound, the stage is set for repeat performance in 2020, can you name 3 promising biotech stocks?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Mar 21, 2020
03-19-20: Fraud Alert: Scammers May Try To Steal Coronavirus Relief Direct Payments
47:05
The White House wants to send checks immediately to American households but the Federal Trade Commission is warning people to "on guard". Today's Stocks & Topics: The Bond Market, Cash is Now King, REITs, KR - Kroger Co., Call Options, FDX - FedEx Corp., Housing Market, T - AT&T Inc., How Much to Invest?, PPLT - Aberdeen Standard Physical Platinum Shares ETF, MIK - Michaels Cos. Inc., WOPEY - Woodside Petroleum Ltd. ADR. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Mar 20, 2020
03-18-20: Is Now The Time To Consider Buying Into The "Megatech Club"?
46:50
Analysis of stock prices for Microsoft, Apple, Amazon, and Google parent Alphabet reveals potential opportunities. Today's Stocks & Topics: DIS - Walt Disney Co., WES - Western Midstream Partners L.P., PRU - Prudential Financial Inc., Economic Numbers, Pension Benefits, Coronavirus Impact on Retailers, DIS - Walt Disney Co., Safe Investment, Water and Paper Sales, DBX - Dropbox Inc. TRIVIA QUESTION: "We have just over 100 Americans dead from the coronavirus-- so far. But back in 1918-- a far larger number of Americans died from the Spanish Flu-- so HOW MANY died-- just in the U.S." Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Mar 18, 2020
03-17-20: Opinion: Based On History, The Stock Market Is Pricing In A Recession
46:38
The market’s blistering sell-off over the last month is so bad that investors have already pretty much priced U.S. stocks as if the economy is headed for a recession. Today's Stocks & Topics: Is The Market a Bargain?, Small Business Are The Most Vulnerable, VIAC - ViacomCBS Inc. Cl B, TEVA - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. ADR, Cash Back, HDB - HDFC Bank Ltd. ADR, 529 Plans, MMP - Magellan Midstream Partners L.P., DIV - Global X SuperDividend U.S. ETF. TRIVIA QUESTION: "Mr. Trump asked Congress for a $850 billion "stimulus package" today. In 2009, during our last financial crisis, what was the value of the "stimulus package" back then?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Mar 17, 2020
03-16-20: Report: Small Businesses Say The Coronavirus Is Causing Supply-Chain Squeezes
45:44
New data from the National Federation of Independent Business shows that the current effects may be limited, but worries are big. Today's Stocks & Topics: Debt, CVX - Chevron Corp., XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., Caps, REGN - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., Market Decline, ADS - Alliance Data Systems Corp., The Stock Market, TXT - Textron Inc., STOR - STORE Capital Corp. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Mar 17, 2020
03-13-20: Opinion: Equity Markets Are In A Vulnerable Position
46:52
The toxic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has collided with the over-leveraged and vulnerable U.S. corporate sector. Today's Stocks & Topics: Market Damage, Developing a Plan, Coronavirus, Gold, LYB – Lyondell Basell Industries N.V. Cl A, BRKB - Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B, Gold Mining, PFE - Pfizer Inc., USO - United States Oil Fund LP, PCG - PG&E Corp., BGS - B&G Foods Inc. TRIVIA QUESTION: "During the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918 to 1919-- how much of a drop occurred for the S&P 500 Index?" Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gasoline, Bitcoin, Gold, Consumer Sentiment and Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Mar 14, 2020
03-12-20: Should Young Investors Keep 100% Of Their Money In Stocks During A Correction?
45:20
Risk for the investor requires context, so where you are in your investment life cycle should play a huge role in determining your risk profile. Today's Stocks & Topics: New Investor, OXY - Occidental Petroleum Corp., OIS - Oil States International Inc., 401k, SPXS - Direxion Daily S&P 500 Bear 3X Shares, PFE - Pfizer Inc., Investing Options, PEAK - Healthpeak Properties Inc., Healthcare, T - AT&T Inc., PCK - PIMCO California Municipal Income Fund II. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Mar 13, 2020
03-11-20: Could The Stock Market Plunge Cause A Recession?
50:01
One analyst says the root of our equity downturn is the response to virus fears and an anticipated earnings hit--not financial conditions. Today's Stocks & Topics: Should You Stop Flying Because the Coronavirus?, MMM - 3M Co., PLM - Polymet Mining Corp., TLT - iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF, BAC - Bank of America Corp., MO - Altria Group Inc., AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., GOOG - Alphabet Inc. Cl C, AAPL - Apple Inc., BA - Boeing Co., California Bonds, UCO - ProShares Ultra Bloomberg Crude Oil. TRIVIA QUESTION: "If you invested $1,000 in the publicly traded company-- Nordstrom (JWN)-- 10 years ago, how much would that be worth now-- AND how did Nordstrom do compared with the S&P 500 returns in the same time frame?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Mar 12, 2020
03-10-2020: ENCORE Show from January 1st, 2020 - Some of The Best InvestTalk Calls 03
47:29
Today's Stocks & Topics: Roth I-R-A, IPOs, Stock Investing, Brokers, Gold, 401k, Bonds, Treasury Bonds, ETFs, Companies Buying Back Stocks, Financial Advisors vs. Planners, Trading, Starting a Hedge Fund, Investing, College Savings Plans, Warrants, Dividends, Stock Evaluation, Retirement. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Mar 11, 2020
03-09-20: How The Mortgage Refinancing Boom Helped Drive Down the 10-Year Treasury Yield
46:49
Refinancing can accelerate the slide in Treasury yields in a roundabout way because homeowners are effectively paying off the principal on their loan early. Today's Stocks & Topics: Lessons from the Dot-Com Bubble, Short Term Lending Market, XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., DUK - Duke Energy Corp., Cash Flow, AAPL - Apple Inc., Building a Portfolio, SPHD - Invesco S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility ETF, Gold ETFs, RDS.A - Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Cl A. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Mar 09, 2020
03-06-20: Are Some Of The World's Largest Economies On The Brink Of Recession?
45:55
There are signs that some of the world's top economies could slide into recession because the coronavirus outbreak is compounding pre-existing weaknesses. Today's Stocks & Topics: Oil, OXY - Occidental Petroleum Corp., YEXT - Yext Inc., Germany, Mortgage Rates, Careers at Risk, Young Investor, F - Ford Motor Co., HYG - iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF. TRIVIA QUESTION: "In 2020, the Dow has already registered swings of 3% or greater on five occasions-- so, HOW does this volatility compare with, for example, 2008 or 2016?" Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, The Dow Jones Industrial Average and Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Mar 07, 2020
March Bonus Show – InvestTalk Callers - 03-06-20
01:00:40
This special InvestTalk “Rapid Fire Hour” features brisk-paced answers to 28 listener questions. Today's Stocks & Topics: DEAC - Diamond Eagle Acquisition Corp. Cl A, MRO - Marathon Oil Corp., First I-R-A, USO - United States Oil Fund LP, UWT - Velocity-shares 3x Long Crude Oil ETNs linked to the S&P GSCI Crude Oil Index ER, DWT - Velocity-shares 3x Inverse Crude Oil ETNs linked to the S&P GSCI Crude Oil Index ER, Conference Calls, FOCPX - Fidelity OTC Portfolio, TRU – TransUnion, Asset Allocation, SBOW - SilverBow Resources Inc., SBRA - Sabra Healthcare REIT Inc., Gold Stocks, AEF - Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund Inc., F - Ford Motor Co., VIAC - ViacomCBS Inc. Cl B, AU - AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. ADR, FMCC - Freddie Mac, FNMA - Fannie Mae, Options, DD - DuPont de Nemours Inc., Commodities, CPE - Callon Petroleum Co., WWE - World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. Cl A, DEAC - Diamond Eagle Acquisition Corp. Cl A, 401k & The Stock Market, PTR - PetroChina Co. Ltd. ADR, NCMGY - Newcrest Mining Ltd. ADR, International Exposure, UBER - Uber Technologies Inc., EXEL - Exelixis Inc., Gold ETFs. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Mar 06, 2020
03-05-20: 5 Questions To Ask Before You Refinance Your Mortgage
47:06
Taking out a new home loan could cost you thousands of dollars in fees and making the wrong choices can significantly reduce your potential savings. Today's Stocks & Topics: 401k, Interest Rates, Brands, Home Builders, FZROX - Fidelity ZERO Total Market Index Fund, XLE - Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF, XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., Companies That Benefit From Coronavirus, GM - General Motors Co., DUK - Duke Energy Corp., BKNG - Booking Holdings Inc., VZ - Verizon Communications Inc., CVI - CVR Energy Inc. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Mar 06, 2020
03-04-20: Opinion: Global Economy Will ‘Stop Just Short’ Of Coronavirus Recession?
46:30
Goldman Sachs’ chief economist says more weakness from China, or a pullback in consumer activity, might bring us close to recession. Today's Stocks & Topics: Consumer Spending, Super Tuesday, Million Dollars for Retirement, WYNN - Wynn Resorts Ltd., ENPH - Enphase Energy Inc., Investing Strategies, Car Payments or Invest, Shorting the S&P, CMCSA - Comcast Corp. Cl A, Economics Student, Day Trader. TRIVIA QUESTION: "The development of the modern pharmaceutical industry can be traced back to the 1800s... BUT what world event led to an explosion of new drug discoveries in the 1900s? ... AND--what is the name of the world's largest pharmaceutical company today?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Mar 05, 2020
03-03-20: Could the Coronavirus Outbreak be the 'Biggest Danger' for the Global Economy Since the Financial Crisis of 2008?
46:21
Some analysts are predicting the downside-risk scenario will be sharper and more prolonged. Today's Stocks & Topics: Diversification, TSLA - Tesla Inc., QQQ - Invesco QQQ Trust Series I, XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., Interest Rates, Research Platform, VWAHX - Vanguard High-Yield Tax-Exempt Fund Investor, Market Hedges, SFM - Sprouts Farmers Market Inc., I-R-A Accounts, V - Visa Inc. Cl A, TTD - Trade Desk Inc. Cl A. TRIVIA QUESTION: "Historically speaking, following market SELL OFFS, when does the market show positive returns? How soon?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Mar 04, 2020
03-02-20: Could Buying The Current Dip Be Risky For Investors?
46:41
With the markets down sharply year-to-date, market watchers have mixed opinions on just how to play the decline. Today's Stocks & Topics: Robin Hood App, Co-Working Spaces, New Portfolio, OXLC - Oxford Lane Capital Corp., IBM - International Business Machines Corp., AAL - American Airlines Group Inc., VLO - Valero Energy Corp., Oil, DIV - Global X Super Dividend U.S. ETF, OXY - Occidental Petroleum Corp. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Mar 03, 2020
02-28-20: Opinion: How To Tell When A Bear Market Is Coming
46:31
Attempting to time the market can be dangerous, but there are certain signals that the professionals look for when trying to gauge future risk in stocks. Today's Stocks & Topics: Falling Market Continues, Economic News, Stocks Going Up This Week, CVX - Chevron Corp., CHK - Chesapeake Energy Corp., ARGGY - Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings PLC ADR, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., Investing in the Market, Oil Stocks, CCL - Carnival Corp., XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., MPW - Medical Properties Trust Inc., SFM - Sprouts Farmers Market Inc., VTI - Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF. TRIVIA QUESTION: "WHAT is a simple definition of the “Treasury Yield”-- AND while the 10-year yield is very low today... HOW HIGH did the 10-Year treasury rate get back in 1981-- and WHY?" Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Consumer Confidence and Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Feb 29, 2020
02-27-20: U.S. New Home Sales Surge To 12.5-Year High In January
46:30
Could housing market strength, which accounts for about 3.1% of GDP, help keep the economic expansion on track? Today's Stocks & Topics: Stock Evaluation, HRB - H&R Block Inc., The Economy, Energy Stocks, TOL - Toll Brothers Inc., Gold, GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, New Investor, UPS - United Parcel Service Inc. Cl B, Companies Fighting the Corona-virus, Banks, DIS - Walt Disney Co., OXY - Occidental Petroleum Corp., T - AT&T Inc. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Feb 28, 2020
02-26-20: Opinion: Three Protection Plays For ETF Investors Amidst Coronavirus Jitters
45:53
Wall Street volatility damage has been widespread and some buyers are reallocating their holdings to buffer against further downside. Today's Stocks & Topics: Portfolio Concentration, Home Prices, Smoking Too Much Pot, PSX - Phillips 66, BHP - BHP Group Ltd. ADR, Greed, Long Term Portfolio, PFE - Pfizer Inc., DIS - Walt Disney Co., Saving to Buy a House, Long Term Care, ENDP - Endo International PLC, MOMO - Momo Inc. ADR. TRIVIA QUESTION: "If you happen to be a citizen of Wuhan, China-- the most heavily affected province-- and your family suffers a coronavirus DEATH-- what will the Chinese government give you... in terms of FINANCIAL compensation?" Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Home Prices and Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Feb 27, 2020
02-25-20: Opinion: Some Of The World's Biggest Economies May Be On The Brink Of Recession
46:11
There are signs that some of the world's top economies could slide into recession because the coronavirus outbreak compounds pre-existing weaknesses. Today's Stocks & Topics: Top Medicine Technologies, Age Discrimination, Coronavirus Out of Control?, Side Jobs in Retirement, INTC - Intel Corp., F - Ford Motor Co., RIG - Transocean Ltd., Dollar Cost Average, VNQ - Vanguard Real Estate ETF, UPS - United Parcel Service Inc. Cl B, WFC - Wells Fargo & Co., MNK - Mallinckrodt PLC, Low Risk Program, KO - Coca-Cola Co., CAKE - Cheesecake Factory Inc., XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp. TRIVIA QUESTION: "Companies across the globe are putting their planned initial public offerings on ice-- YEAR TO DATE--what is the percentage of drop offs in IPO activity--compared with last year?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Feb 26, 2020
02-24-20: Adviser Kudlow: Falling Bond Yields Don’t Reflect U.S. Economy Fundamentals
46:51
President Trump’s top economic adviser says the recent decline in U.S. bond yields demonstrates a flight to safer assets in the wake of the coronavirus. Today's Stocks & Topics: Tax Season, Bernie Sanders, The Economy, IFN - India Fund Inc., ETFs, AVGO - Broadcom Inc., DIS - Walt Disney Co., Short vs. Long Term, RDSA - Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Cl A, AMT - American Tower REIT. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Feb 25, 2020
02-21-20: Yale Economist: Markets May Face A ‘Pretty Serious Reckoning’ As Coronavirus Slows Growth
46:28
The coronavirus may significantly weaken a global economy that is already in a precarious position. Today's Stocks & Topics: Morgan Stanley Buys E-Trade, L Brands Sells Victoria Secret, Part-Time Jobs in Retirement, APPN - Appian Corp. Cl A, Corona-virus & The Market, EROS - Eros International PLC A, Gold, GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, GLD - SPDR Gold Shares (ETF), Investing Books. TRIVIA QUESTION: "What credit score rating RANGE is used to classify EXCELLENT credit users, and thereby SAVE THEM MONEY-- and can a "healthy" credit score improve your romantic possibilities?" Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline and Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Feb 22, 2020
02-20-20: Citi Analyst: Gold May Top $2,000 Per Ounce In Next 12 To 24 Months
46:49
As the record bull market stretches on, and as the coronavirus outbreak incites fears of a potential slowdown in global growth, could gold be a way for investors to hedge risks to the downside? Today's Stocks & Topics: SWM - Schweitzer-Mauduit International Inc., X - United States Steel Corp., RMNI - Rimini Street Inc., EA - Electronic Arts Inc., Options, Cash Flow, Dividend Yields, VOD - Vodafone Group PLC ADR, QQQ - Invesco QQQ Trust Series I. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Feb 21, 2020
02-19-20: Mini-Mortgage Refinance 'Boom' Continues As Coronavirus Keeps Rates Low
46:32
Refinance demand drove volume, rising a remarkable 207% compared with the same week one year ago. Today's Stocks & Topics: HNP - Huaneng Power International Inc. ADR, ORI - Old Republic International Corp., MNK - Mallinckrodt PLC, T - AT&T Inc., ALLY - Ally Financial Inc., Dividend Investment Rules, BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR, INSG - Inseego Corp., CSCO - Cisco Systems Inc., Where to Find New Companies, OXY - Occidental Petroleum Corp., Financial Independence, CRC - California Resources Corp., Europe's Digital Strategy, NUGT - Direxion Daily Gold Miners Index Bull 3x Shares (ETF). TRIVIA QUESTION: "As big PHARMA rushes to develop a coronavirus vaccine today, looking back in our medical history, WHAT was the 'essential' world health vaccine that was first developed for, and then successfully tested on, ONE MILLION children--- in 1954?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Feb 20, 2020
02-18-20: Report: Coronavirus Scare Leads Fund Managers To Slash China's Growth Outlook
46:21
Investment professionals now see China’s $12.2 trillion economy rising an average of only 5.2% over the next three years. Today's Stocks & Topics: Americans are Saving More Money, Trump's Tax Cuts Benefits, Tesla in Germany, MU - Micron Technology Inc., CVX - Chevron Corp., AEM - Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd., UPS - United Parcel Service Inc. Cl B, REITs, Recession Signals, SRNE - Sorrento Therapeutics Inc., CBL - CBL & Associates Properties Inc. TRIVIA QUESTION: "In America, WHAT is the LEAST 'tax-friendly' state-- and WHAT is the MOST 'tax-friendly' state? Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Feb 19, 2020
02-17-20: ENCORE PRESENTATION - The Best Investtalk Calls #4
46:54
Today's Stocks & Topics: I-R-As, Roth, Dollar Cost Average, 401k, Variable Annuities, Stock Split, Stock Value, Trust Deeds, Portfolio Management, New Investor, How To Get Into The Stock Market, Close End Funds, Mutual Funds, International Markets, Day Trading, Bond Funds, Investing. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Feb 17, 2020
02-14-20: Report: Breaking Up Google Parent Alphabet Could Unlock Value
46:27
The parts could be worth more than the whole and recent revenue reports shed light on the financial implications of asset spin-offs. Today's Stocks & Topics: Next Home Buyers, Work Part Time in Retirement, HAS - Hasbro Inc., Coronavirus Update, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., BIG - Big Lots Inc., NTR - Nutrien Ltd., CCL - Carnival Corp., LYG - Lloyds Banking Group PLC ADR. TRIVIA QUESTION: "In America, what is the largest source of RETIREMENT income for MOST retirees-- and what is the average dollar figure for the monthly value of this revenue?" You might be surprised. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Feb 15, 2020
02-13-20: FTC Will Investigate ‘Hundreds’ Of Past Acquisitions Made By Big Tech
47:54
Antitrust regulators are widening their net and targets include Microsoft, Google, Apple, Amazon and Facebook. Today's Stocks & Topics: I-R-A Contributions, Gold & Silver, Coronavirus, ALGN - Align Technology Inc., Cannabis Industry, PFE - Pfizer Inc., Portfolio Risk. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Feb 14, 2020
02-12-20: Federal Reserve: Household Debt Jumps The Most In 12 Years
46:36
According to the Federal Reserve, total household debt balances increased by $601 billion last year surpassing $14 trillion for the first time. Today's Stocks & Topics: Is The Market Tired, Big Tech Companies, Warren Buffet, IP - International Paper Co., SSTI - ShotSpotter Inc., SRE - Sempra Energy, Traditional I-R-As, VZ - Verizon Communications Inc., PACW - PacWest Bancorp, TSLA - Tesla Inc. TRIVIA QUESTION: "Over the past 30 years, HOW MUCH of an increase has there been in the average cost to attend a PUBLIC, four-year, institution--- AND... By the end of 2019, in dollars, WHAT was the total outstanding student loan debt?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Feb 13, 2020
02-11-20: Analysis: REIT Tax Myths
46:17
REIT investors were big winners from recent tax reforms and an investor’s experience with REITs shouldn’t be any different than a typical dividend-paying stock. Today's Stocks & Topics: Marijuana Stocks, T-Mobile & Sprint Merge, Job Openings, China, WB - Weibo Corp. ADR, USMCA Trade Agreement, Coronavirus, SPG - Simon Property Group Inc., Utilities in China, LMRK - Landmark Infrastructure Partners L.P., MEDIF - Medipharm Labs Corp. TRIVIA QUESTION: "Back in 1870, John D. Rockefeller established the Standard Oil Co. Inc.-- but the company was declared a MONOPOLY and broken up by the federal government... WHAT YEAR was it split up-- and WHAT do you think the Standard Oil Co. DIVIDEND payout ratio was at the height of its power?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Feb 12, 2020
02-10-20: Report: Where The Jobs Are By Sector
46:45
The January 2020 jobs report showed U.S. companies added many more positions than expected during the month. Today's Stocks & Topics: I-R-A Mistakes, January Effect in the Stock Market, The Dollar, PDCE - PDC Energy Inc., China & the Coronavirus, JNJ - Johnson & Johnson, BA - Boeing Co., Non-Deductible IRAs, MIK - Michaels Cos. Inc., GME - GameStop Corp. Cl A, HYRE - HyreCar Inc., Risk. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Feb 11, 2020
02-07-20: Report: Treasury's Mnuchin: U.S. GDP May Fall Short Of 3% This Year
46:24
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he’s expecting U.S. economic growth under 3% in 2020 and he is citing his reasons. Today's Stocks & Topics: Global QE, Economic Numbers, Jobs Report, SAMG - Silvercrest Asset Management Group Inc. Cl A, PEG - Public Service Enterprise Group Inc., Capital Gaines & Taxes, KHC - Kraft Heinz Co., The KPP Newsletter, Hedging, HON - Honeywell International Inc. TRIVIA QUESTION: "How MANY IPOs in total were there in the United States from 1999 to 2019? AND-- which year had the most IPOs-- and which year had the least?" Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline and Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Feb 08, 2020
02-06-20: Report: Coronavirus Outbreak Making It Difficult For Chinese Investors To Buy U.S. Real Estate
46:15
Chinese nationals account for nearly 20% of foreign buyers of American real estate-- and transactions are declining. Today's Stocks & Topics: Dividends or Buybacks, Commercial Real Estate, Spousal I-R-A, Real Estate Market, CGC - Canopy Growth Corp., MMM - 3M Co., KR - Kroger Co., XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., ETN - Eaton Corp. PLC, KBWY - Invesco KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT ETF, REITs, MSFT - Microsoft Corp., BGS - B&G Foods Inc. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Feb 07, 2020
02-05-20: Opinion: A Value Investor's View Of Market Dynamics And Potential Dislocations
46:26
Equities saw strong 2019 performances across the globe, so the big question for investors is whether the bullish momentum can continue. Today's Stocks & Topics: CTSH - Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp., Cracks in the Economy, GILD - Gilead Sciences Inc., Amazon's Value, ARLP - Alliance Resource Partners L.P., Balancing Finances and Life, DD - DuPont de Nemours Inc., SNAP - Snap Inc., Market Correction, Diversification. TRIVIA QUESTION: "In total, how many cars has Tesla produced, and how many cars has Ford produced, and finally-- WHEN did Ford first begin building TRUCKS?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Feb 06, 2020
02-04-20: Opinion: Low Interest Rates Are The Economy's "Unsung Hero"
46:42
In 1981, 10-year Treasury bills paid an interest rate of 16%-- but today they are at 2%. Today's Stocks & Topics: FANG - Diamondback Energy Inc., Social Security, Mortgage Rates, ISM Manufacturing Index, ABBV - AbbVie Inc., Coronavirus & The Stock Market, VERU - Veru Inc., Normalizing Earnings, RIG - Transocean Ltd., XLNX - Xilinx Inc., HT - Hersha Hospitality Trust Cl A, XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp. TRIVIA QUESTION: "What are the world's top 5 market indexes by valuation-- and is the London exchange on the short list?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Feb 05, 2020
02-03-20: Only One Generation Is Less Prepared For Retirement Than They Were Two Years Ago
46:55
What can a financially strapped "Gen Xer" do to get on track? Today's Stocks & Topics: Coronavirus & The Stock Market, SHAK - Shake Shack Inc. Cl A, UBER - Uber Technologies Inc., Put/Call Ratio, JKS - JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd. ADR, DT - Dynatrace Inc., BGS - B&G Foods Inc., Cash Investing, 5G. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Feb 04, 2020
01-31-20: Survey: 90% Of Americans Say Money Concerns Impact Their Stress Levels
45:59
In today's strong economy, more than 40% of survey respondents wish they could have a ‘fresh’ financial start. Today's Stocks & Topics: 4th Quarter GDP, Brexit, Prop. 13, CVX - Chevron Corp., Consumer Sentiment, RIG - Transocean Ltd., Stock Search Engine, NEE - NextEra Energy Inc., JKS - JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd. ADR, DT - Dynatrace Inc., PFE - Pfizer Inc., TGT - Target Corp., Super Bowl Favorite Food by State. TRIVIA QUESTION: "What is the average NFL team worth--and HOW and WHY did the American football get its SHAPE?" Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline and Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Feb 01, 2020
01-30-20: CBO Predicts: U.S. National Debt To Rise To $31.4 Trillion By 2030
46:19
The gap between spending and revenue will continue to widen and would dampen economic growth over time-- possibly hitting 180% of GDP. Today's Stocks & Topics: KLA - CKLA Corp., Cut downs if You Want to Be Rich, Bear Market Coming, Economic Numbers, Coronavirus, HDLV - ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged US High Dividend Low Volatility ETN, I-R-A, QCOM - Qualcomm Inc., PCG - PG&E Corp., BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR. TRIVIA QUESTION: "What was the total DOLLAR volume among Super Bowl advertisers in 2019-- and what PERCENTAGE of the 2019 Super Bowl TV audience was female?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jan 31, 2020
01-29-20: Analyst: The First Stock Market Correction Since October Has Begun
46:51
One strategist believes any slump may be limited due to Federal Reserve actions. Today's Stocks & Topics: Housing Market, Becoming and Investor Adviser, T - AT&T Inc., SLB - Schlumberger Ltd., IRM - Iron Mountain Inc., ETFs for Beginner Investment, Presidential Election, ITHAX - Hartford Capital Appreciation Fund A, Goals for Retirement. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jan 30, 2020
01-28-20: Opinion: 12 Deadly Sins To Avoid When Saving For Retirement
46:52
To improve your investment results, eliminate serious financial transgressions like negligence and imprudence. Today's Stocks & Topics: Global Real Estate, Fed Meeting, A Million Dollars, XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., Coronavirus, 401k, SBGL - Sibanye-Stillwater Ltd. ADR, CBRE - CBRE Group Inc. Cl A, FIVG - Defiance Next Gen Connectivity ETF, SH - ProShares Short S&P 500. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jan 29, 2020
01-27-20: By Age Group, How Much Money Have Americans Saved For Retirement?
47:48
A new survey says most Americans want to retire by 67 and many people fall far short of what they'll need-- so what can they do? Today's Stocks & Topics: Impact of Coronavirus, Kobe Bryant's Business Empire, COG - Cabot Oil & Gas Corp., Money Creation, Capping Yields, TWTR - Twitter Inc., 401k. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jan 28, 2020
01-24-20: Millennials Are Way Behind On Home Ownership
46:55
Compared with the "baby boomer" generation, Millennials own a fraction of the real estate their predecessors owned at the same point in their lives. Today's Stocks & Topics: Dividend Yield, Earnings, KR - Kroger Co., Paying Loans, Portfolio Re-balancing, PEGI - Pattern Energy Group Inc., FICO Scores, HIIQ - Health Insurance Innovations Inc. Cl A, NVTA - Invitae Corp. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields and Bitcoin. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jan 25, 2020
01-23-20: $14 Billion Fund Manager: Stock Market Similarities To 2018 Might Signal Wave Of Volatility And A Correction
46:35
According to his research, the S&P 500 has not fallen by more than 1% in 70 trading days and bad news could trigger a wave of volatility. Today's Stocks & Topics: Growth vs. Value, World Economic Forum Meeting, Cutting Health Care Cost, New Investor, Housing Market, S - Sprint Corp., TSLA - Tesla Inc., MPW - Medical Properties Trust Inc., TEN - Tenneco Inc. Cl A, Sectors, INTC - Intel Corp. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jan 24, 2020
01-22-20: In 2020, Should Investors Stay On The Sidelines And Hold Cash?
46:12
A billionaire investor thinks a recession is unlikely this year and that investors should look beyond the coming presidential election. Today's Stocks & Topics: Social Security, Class Action Lawsuits, Super Bowl Tickets, WEN - Wendy's Co., Housing Market, OXY - Occidental Petroleum Corp., Savings Account, SCHO - Schwab Short-Term U.S. Treasury ETF, XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., 5G, FIVG - Defiance Next Gen Connectivity ETF, ADES - Advanced Emissions Solutions Inc., Credit Card Balances, SECURE Act. TRIVIA QUESTION: "In which year was the FIRST United States BANK created-- and WHAT would the value of $10 million--- from the time when George Washington was President-- be worth today... after adjusting for inflation?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jan 23, 2020
01-21-20: Report: Manufacturers Will Spend $26 Billion To ‘Upskill’ And Hold Workers in 2020
46:02
In a historically tight labor market with millions of unfilled positions, a skills gap is plaguing the manufacturing industry. Today's Stocks & Topics: BIIB - Biogen Inc., ENB - Enbridge Inc., C - Citigroup Inc., OPRA - Opera Ltd. ADR, VB - Vanguard Small-Cap ETF, ALLY - Ally Financial Inc., Social Security, OPRA - Opera Ltd. ADR, Euro-stocks, BA - Boeing Co., EADSY - Airbus SE ADR, People Moving Out of New York, California and other states. TRIVIA QUESTION: "In 2020, how many holidays will cause the U.S. stock exchanges to close-- and how does the market typically perform ahead of long weekends and three-day holidays?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jan 22, 2020
01-20-20 - ENCORE Presentation from 12-19-19 - The S&P 500 Is Within Striking Distance Of Its Best Year Since 1997
46:47
According to Dow-Jones Market Data, the large-cap index must add another 1.8% to surpass 2013's performance and thus beat 1997-- which had a 31% gain. Today's Stocks & Topics: Volatility, The Weak Dollar, Real Estate, Uniform Gifts to Minors. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jan 20, 2020
01-17-20: Opinion: Big Changes Are Coming To Health Care In 2020
46:24
The cost of health care affects every American and new trends are on the way in this sector. Today's Stocks & Topics: PINS - Pinterest Inc., Dividend Yield, SNAP - Snap Inc., 401k, CCL - Carnival Corp., Bankers Returning to Bad Lending Practice, Hottest Home-buying Market, QCOM - Qualcomm Inc., GOLD - Barrick Gold Corp. TRIVIA QUESTION: "For 2019, what was the average FICO credit score in the United States-- and which generation had the highest credit scores?" Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline and Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jan 18, 2020
01-16-20: Survey Says: 75% Of People Consider Themselves Financially Savvy-- Yet Know They Make Mistakes
46:29
Budgeting blunders, such as impulse purchases, are typical occurrences-- so how can you improve your habits? Today's Stocks & Topics: Mergers, Housing Market, Gold ETFs, Silver, VIX - CBOE Volatility Index, BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR, BIDU - Baidu Inc. ADR, Retirement Funds, Technical Analysis, Bullish and Bearish Consolidation, Topping, Basing, ARR - Armour Residential REIT Inc., Saving for Retirement. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jan 17, 2020
01-15-20: Could A U.S.-China Trade Deal Boost Certain Groups of Exchange-Traded Funds?
46:00
U.S.-listed emerging market ETFs pulled in more than $1 billion in late December, and are typically helped by positive news on the trade front. Today's Stocks & Topics: Trade Deal with China, Elon Musk, WATT - Energous Corp., TVIX – Velocity Shares Daily 2x VIX Short Term ETN, Buying Opportunity, Streaming Wars, ACB - Aurora Cannabis Inc., Hedge Fund, Housing Market, BAC - Bank of America Corp. TRIVIA QUESTION: "In which year did the United States first implement its INCOME TAX? And when did other countries, such as China, first start their income taxation?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jan 16, 2020
01-14-20: Opinion: Looking Ahead This Decade Will Be A "Roaring Twenties" For Stocks
46:01
A noted economist says the economy and stocks are set to perform well for investors. Today's Stocks & Topics: Apple & Cash, Housing, Happiest Country, Quantitative Easing – QE, BA - Boeing Co., Mortgages, Federal Reserve Buying Bonds, IAU - iShares Gold Trust, REGN - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., VRTX - Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc., 529 Plan. TRIVIA QUESTION: "5 super companies make up a LARGE PERCENTAGE of the total value of the S&P 500. Can you name the companies-- and do you know their COMBINED valuation percentage of the S&P 500?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jan 15, 2020
01-13-20: In Many Areas, Renting Is More Affordable Than Buying And There Is A Common Factor
46:47
Buying a home is the more affordable option in only 53% of housing markets across the U.S. Today's Stocks & Topics: Budget Deficit, 401k Expectations, ANET - Arista Networks Inc., LUV - Southwest Airlines Co., Real Estate Timing, HAL - Halliburton Co., Recession, Sectors, SLB - Schlumberger Ltd. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jan 14, 2020
01-10-20: Survey: 77% Of Corporate CFOs Say The Economy Will Slow And The Stock Market Is Overvalued
46:28
Chief financial officers surveyed by Deloitte said the economy will slow in 2020, though few expect a recession. Today's Stocks & Topics: What Should You Do If Stocks Fall, Best State To Retire To, Mortgages, AAPL - Apple Inc., Brexit, Growth Stocks vs. Value Stocks, AMD - Advanced Micro Devices Inc., NOK - Nokia Corp. ADR. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline and Treasury Yields. TRIVIA QUESTION: "How many films-- in total-- has Disney produced? And what were the first 3 Disney films?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jan 11, 2020
01-09-20: Opinion: How A Trump Win In 2020 Could Reshape Housing Markets Across America
46:08
Analysts say the 2016 presidential election may have influenced home-building activity in some areas more than others. Today's Stocks & Topics: Tech Stocks, Time To Be Bullish And Extremely Cautious, Taco Bell Announcement, Investing with Family Members, TGT - Target Corp., DPW - DPW Holdings Inc., 529 Plan, Oil Prices, Safe Investing in Gold, GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, GLD - SPDR Gold Shares, FMCC - Freddie Mac. TRIVIA QUESTION: "What are the Top 10 global names as ranked by BRAND VALUE-- and which brand is on the list as number 100?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jan 10, 2020
01-08-20: Survey: 70% of American Investors Wish They Had Handled Money Differently In 2019
46:04
Deciding how much to invest is a highly individualized process that depends on personal goals and risk tolerance. Today's Stocks & Topics: IDLV - Invesco S&P International Developed Low Volatility ETF, MOS - Mosaic Co., NTR - Nutrien Ltd., After Hours Trading, Is the Market Overvalue?, UN - Unilever N.V. ADR, HBI - Hanesbrands Inc., Tight Labor Market. TRIVIA QUESTION: "How did the markets react following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in December of 1941--- and after President Kennedy's assassination in 1963?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jan 09, 2020
01-07-20: Opinion: How To Play Stocks During Increased Volatility Sparked By U.S.-Iran Tensions
46:09
Is it time for investors to call upon predetermined exit points to cut losses short and weigh portfolio risks? Today's Stocks & Topics: Age Discrimination, Cash or I-R-A, JAZZ - Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC, Investing, Housing & Retirement, GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, TSLA - Tesla Inc. Economic Numbers. TRIVIA QUESTION: "If you had invested $1,000 in Amazon on the FIRST day of trading back in 1997-- and let your investment ride--what would it be worth today?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jan 08, 2020
01-06-20: Private Equity’s Record $1.5 Trillion Cash Pile Comes With A New Set Of Challenges
46:14
The flush of cash means more competition for the same deals but it could push up valuations. Today's Stocks & Topics: Gold, Tech Stocks, Reverse Mortgages, KARS – Krane Shares Electric Vehicles & Future Mobility Index ETF, DRIV - Global X Autonomous & Electric Vehicles ETF, TSLA - Tesla Inc., AAPL - Apple Inc., 401k, CGC - Canopy Growth Corp., CRON - Cronos Group Inc., MJ - ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF, Market Evaluation, LMT - Lockheed Martin Corp., VCSH - Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF, VFSTX - Vanguard Short-Term Investment-Grade Fund Investor. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jan 07, 2020
01-03-20: Give Up These 5 Things To Become Debt-Free in 2020
45:35
People need to think ‘long game' because eliminating debt is a marathon that’s won through discipline and consistency. Today's Stocks & Topics: China, Buying a Home in 2020, Best Job with Zero Experience, Dividends, KHC - Kraft Heinz Co., Stock Prices, ZBRA - Zebra Technologies Corp. Cl A, DIV - Global X Super Dividend U.S. ETF, The KPP Premium Newsletter, Gold, Investing in Weapons, BILI - Bilibili Inc. ADR, Number One Country to Retire. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jan 04, 2020
01-02-20: Opinion: Five Things That Could Go Wrong To Nullify The U.S. Economic Expansion In 2020
46:35
The economy is in a good place, but risks abound, from a stock market reversal to geopolitical issues. Today's Stocks & Topics: Retirement Crisis, Manufacturing, Amazon & FedEx, AMC - AMC Entertainment Holding Inc. Cl A, Selling Stocks Too Early, BYND - Beyond Meat Inc., ILPT - Industrial Logistics Properties Trust, GEO - GEO Group Inc., BGS - B&G Foods Inc., SPG - Simon Property Group Inc., WELL - Welltower Inc., EWU - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jan 03, 2020
01-01-20: ENCORE - Some of The Best InvestTalk Calls #3
46:54
Today's Stocks & Topics: Roth I-R-A, IPOs, Stock Investing, Brokers, Gold, 401k, Bonds, Treasury Bonds, ETFs, Companies Buying Back Stocks, Financial Advisors vs. Planners, Trading, Starting a Hedge Fund, Investing, College Savings Plans, Warrants, Dividends, Stock Evaluation, Retirement. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Jan 01, 2020
12-31-19: ENCORE - The S&P 500 Is Within Striking Distance Of Its Best Year Since 1997
46:47
According to Dow-Jones Market Data, the large-cap index must add another 1.8% to surpass 2013's performance and thus beat 1997-- which had a 31% gain. Today's Stocks & Topics: Volatility, The Weak Dollar, Real Estate, Uniform Gifts to Minors. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Dec 31, 2019
12-30-19: What Role Should Value Stocks Play In Your Equity Portfolios?
46:33
A trend in recent months has demonstrated a resurgent performance for so-called "value" stocks. Today's Stocks & Topics: DGX - Quest Diagnostics Inc., Bull Markets, Roth I-R-A, SKT - Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc., Retirement Plans, TSLA - Tesla Inc., Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities – TIPS, TIP - iShares TIPS Bond ETF, Real Estate, Bonds. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Dec 31, 2019
12-27-19: Why Filing Your Income Tax Return May Never Be The Same
44:24
America's 'Tax Cuts and Jobs Act' created a series of big changes that could affect your tax bill. Today's Stocks & Topics: 529 Plan?, Asset allocation?, BIG - Big Lots Inc., IRA?, Retirement funds?, How to invest without a stock broker?; Steve's NEWSLETTER highlights. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline and Treasury Yields. TRIVIA QUESTION: "For the S&P 500, positive return years sometimes follow negative years-- but not always... do you remember any obvious 'see-saw' performance sequences from the past 20 or so years?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Dec 28, 2019
12-26-19: First Time In 11 Years: More BofA Clients Buy Single Stocks Than ETFs
46:46
According to one measurement from Bank of America, the shift to passive investing from active is slowing down. Today's Stocks & Topics: New Year Changes, Investing and Savings, The Santa Claus Rally, QCOM - Qualcomm Inc., Holiday Retail Sales, VZ - Verizon Communications Inc., Debt, Building a Portfolio, VTR - Ventas Inc., Dividends, FCAU - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Dec 27, 2019
12-25-19: ENCORE - Some of The Best InvestTalk Calls #2
46:54
Today's Stocks & Topics: I-R-A, ETFs, Mutual Funds, 401k, 200 Day Moving Average, Insurance, Rebuilding After Bankruptcy, Roth I-R-A, Financial Analysis, Young Investor, Mutual Funds vs. ETFs, Unusual Expectations, Over the Counter Stocks, Long-Short Mutual Funds, When to Sell, I-Bonds, Income Production Vehicles, Equity, Investing for Kids. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Dec 25, 2019
12-24-19: ENCORE - Opinion: Stocks Will Not Keep Climbing Next Year
46:47
The average Wall Street estimate expects corporate earnings to grow by 10% next year, but strategists at Morgan Stanley are forecasting flat corporate profits. Today's Stocks & Topics: Retirement Plans?, OPEC Oil Prices, Company debt, Road to Riches, Tech stocks-- buying dividend stocks or growth stocks?, Mututal Funds, Natural Gas Index, 401k, On Balance Volume, ETFs vs. Mutual Funds, College Savings Plans, Dividends, Investing at Old Age. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Dec 24, 2019
12-23-19: Opinion: The Unpleasant Surprise Waiting For You When You Retire
46:51
Millions of Americans have tax-deferred accounts, and efficiently managing withdrawals is just as important as accumulation. Today's Stocks & Topics: MCD - McDonald's Corp., Investment Apps, WSO - Watsco Inc., Durable Goods, TSLA - Tesla Inc., EQT - EQT Corp., TSM - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. ADR. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Dec 24, 2019
12-20-19: The NYSE 'Legend' Who Got Much Of 2019 Right Has Predictions For 2020
46:14
A notable Wall Street financial manager thinks stocks will continue higher-- but he expects volatility. Today's Stocks & Topics: AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., Bank of Japan, Consumer Spending, SNP 500, Gold, SPY - SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust, NLY - Annaly Capital Management Inc., Portfolio, KPP Premium Newsletter, K - Kellogg Co. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline and Treasury Yields. TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you name 3 single character NYSE symbols used by older companies-- and 3 single character symbols used by newer companies? Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Dec 21, 2019
12-19-19: The S&P 500 Is Within Striking Distance Of Its Best Year Since 1997
46:54
According to Dow-Jones Market Data, the large-cap index must add another 1.8% to surpass 2013's performance and thus beat 1997-- which had a 31% gain. Today's Stocks & Topics: Volatility, The Weak Dollar, Real Estate. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Dec 20, 2019
12-18-19: Prediction: Amazon Will Be The Most Important Company Of The 2020s
46:22
Amazon has already become one of the most powerful, respected, and feared companies in tech and beyond-- but criticism will grow. Today's Stocks & Topics: What Will Trigger a Bear Market, Consumer Credit Debt, Federal Reserve & QE, Hearing Aid and Cataracts Companies, Stock Evaluation, Impeachment, FIVG - Defiance Next Gen Connectivity ETF, Add Income to Portfolio, Dogs of the Dow, ACB - Aurora Cannabis Inc., FDX - FedEx Corp., INTC - Intel Corp., BA - Boeing Co. TRIVIA QUESTION: "How many cargo aircraft does Amazon operate? And how does Amazon compare with the size of the FedEx and UPS cargo fleets? Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Dec 19, 2019
12-17-19: Uber Shares Have Fallen 33% Since The May IPO
46:11
Since the lock-up period ended on November 6th, one co-founder has unloaded $2.1 billion worth of his holdings. Today's Stocks & Topics: Industrial Production, Home Builders, Auto Loans, World Population Percentages, ADMS - Adamas Pharmaceuticals Inc., Labor Department Numbers, TIP - iShares TIPS Bond ETF, Manufacturing, International Market, Retirement, TSLA - Tesla Inc., AOBC - American Outdoor Brands Corp., HRB - H&R Block Inc. TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you name, or guess, 7 other longest-listed NYSE companies? (HINT: 5 have been listed longer than Caterpillar.)" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Dec 18, 2019
12-16-19: The Cost Of College Has Jumped Over 25% In The Last 10 years
46:48
As the cost of higher education has increased, and student debt has become a national concern, Americans have begun to question whether college is worth the price. Today's Stocks & Topics: Retirees Year in Planning, Bad Investment Habits, Economist Got The Decade All Wrong, PFE - Pfizer Inc., TROW - T. Rowe Price Group Inc., Real Estate, FNKO - Funko Inc. Cl A, Where and When to Invest, ITOT - iShares Core S&P Total U.S. Stock Market ETF. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Dec 17, 2019
12-13-19: The Hottest 2020 Housing Markets Are Far From The Coasts
46:14
According to Realtor.com, home buyers next year are expected to flock to smaller, more affordable cities. Today's Stocks & Topics: PAYC - Paycom Software Inc., Rollover I-R-A, TDOC - Teladoc Health Inc., Pepsi Products, NVEE - NV5 Global Inc., Investments & Taxes, Retail Sales, STMP - Stamps.com Inc., European Central Bank. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline and Treasury Yields. TRIVIA QUESTION: "How many warehouses does Amazon have? And how many employees?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Dec 14, 2019
12-12-19: Is It Time To Buy Defensive Stocks?
46:44
Uncertainty around the coming 2020 election and the U.S.-China trade war is causing some Wall Street firms to recommend buying defensive stocks. Today's Stocks & Topics: Trade Deal, Paying Off Your Mortgage Early, SYK - Stryker Corp., Labor Department Report, Buy & Sell Gold, MJ - ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF, LHX - L3Harris Technologies Inc., 401k, Trade Deal, Largest IPO, PAYS - Paysign Inc. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Dec 13, 2019
12-11-19: U.S. Helped China Build Its Economy For Decades
46:31
During a time of trade war tensions, China reportedly wants the U.S. to 'step back' so Beijing can rise in power on the world stage. Today's Stocks & Topics: O - Realty Income Corp., Warrant vs. Common Stocks, 401k and I-R-As, SMG - Scotts Miracle-Gro Co., Inflation, Mistakes on Retirement Goals. TRIVIA QUESTION: The S&P 500 is on pace for its best year since 2013. As we go to break, here is my very current trivia question: "How did S&P 500 sectors perform in 2019-- and which sectors showed the least.... and the greatest growth?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Dec 12, 2019
12-10-19: Opinion: Overpriced Growth Stocks Are The Market’s ‘Greatest Risk’
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The chief strategist for Morgan Stanley thinks the greatest risk in the equity market remains in growth stocks-- where expectations are too high. Today's Stocks & Topics: How Much Money You Should Own in Stocks for Retirement, Risks Paying Off Your Mortgage, Jobs, Investing Patterns, Index Funds, Life Insurance, TAP - Molson Coors Brewing Co. Cl B, Delaware Statutory Trust, CCL - Carnival Corp., SMG - Scotts Miracle-Gro Co., Stock Indicators. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields and Small Business Sentiment, Streaming Wars. TRIVIA QUESTION: "Which companies had the stock that performed best with REINVESTED dividends over the past decade from 2009--- until now?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Dec 11, 2019
12-09-19: Strategist: U.S.-China Trade War Is ‘Unresolvable’
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Market volatility is fueled, in part, by the uncertainty of the unresolved U.S.-China trade dispute-- and one analyst says there is "no end in sight". Today's Stocks & Topics: U.S. Manufacturers, Inherited I-R-As, D - Dominion Energy Inc., Shorting, OXY - Occidental Petroleum Corp., ULTA - Ulta Beauty Inc., DIS - Walt Disney Co., Next Year Earnings. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields and Bitcoin. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Dec 10, 2019
12-06-19: Data Shows 2020 Might Be A Tough Year For Big City Housing Markets
46:16
According to one of the largest housing statistic databases, home sales will drop in 2020 and the housing shortage could become the worst in U.S. history. Today's Stocks & Topics: Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA), S - Sprint Corp., Jobs Report, Unemployment, Consumer Sentiment, FCEL – Fuel Cell Energy Inc., AAPL - Apple Inc., Dow Futures, New Investor, LB - L Brands Inc. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields. TRIVIA QUESTION: "Today, in the United States, our GDP is equal to about $20.5 TRILLION. Looking back over time, WHAT was our GDP in 1933 when President Roosevelt took office? And, for the years 1960 through 2018, WHAT was the AVERAGE size of the U.S. GDP?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Dec 07, 2019
12-05-19: Corporate America's Debt Load Is Nearing 47% Of The Overall Economy
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Since the financial crisis in 2008, corporations have splurged on debt and experts are warning that ballooning figures could worsen a future economic downturn. Today's Stocks & Topics: Overall earnings are in decline, Earnings vs. book value, Investing in real estate, URI - United Rentals Inc., HCA - HCA Healthcare Inc., UNG - United States Natural Gas Fund L.P., OXY - Occidental Petroleum Corp., SPHD - Invesco S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility ETF. Inc Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Dec 06, 2019
12-04-19: Where To Hide Out If We Have Another December Market Plunge
46:13
In 2018, we saw the worst December decline since the Great Depression-- but there are safe sectors if you know where to look. Today's Stocks & Topics: CSCO - Cisco Systems Inc., F - Ford Motor Co., ZTS - Zoetis Inc., At age 50, how do I allocate my retirement funds?, IRA distributions?, '529' plan?, Stop-loss order?, STEVE comments on: How overseas 10-year treasury rates compare with the U.S., STEVE reveals: 3 things in 2020 that might affect the market. Inc Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields. TRIVIA QUESTION: "Today, in the United States, our GDP is equal to about $20.5 TRILLION. Looking back over time, WHAT was our GDP in 1933 when President Roosevelt took office? And, for the years 1960 through 2018, WHAT was the AVERAGE size of the U.S. GDP?" Answer will be included on Friday's (12/6/19) program. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Dec 05, 2019
12-03-19: Opinion: Stocks Will Not Keep Climbing Next Year
46:05
The average Wall Street estimate expects corporate earnings to grow by 10% next year, but strategists at Morgan Stanley are forecasting flat corporate profits. Today's Stocks & Topics: STZ - Constellation Brands Inc. Cl A, Retirement Plans?, EA - Electronic Arts Inc., OPEC oil prices, Company debt, Road to riches, T – AT&T, tech stocks-- buying dividend stocks or growth stocks? TRIVIA QUESTION: "Looking at U.S. e-commerce penetration, as a percentage of TOTAL RETAIL sales, how do today's numbers stack up against the early days? In the "retail pie", what was the percentage of online sales in the year 2000-- and in year 2007?" Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Dec 04, 2019
12-02-19: Weakening Manufacturing Data Caused Stock Drops
46:57
In the first trading day of December, stocks started down as investors digested disappointing economic data along with the latest trade news. Today's Stocks & Topics: UGI - UGI Corp., Electric Vehicles, Investing in the Stock Market, International Funds, WBA - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., BME – Black Rock Health Sciences Trust. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields, ONLINE sales for the Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Dec 03, 2019
11-29-19: ENCORE - Some of The Best InvestTalk Calls #1
47:36
Today's Stocks & Topics: Mutual Funds, Technical Analysis, How to Start Investing, 529 Plan, Roth I-R-A, Investments & Taxes, Retirement, 401k & Mortgage, Pension Plan, New Investor, Large Caps, Dividends, Saving for College, Sectors, Interest Rates, Annuities. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 29, 2019
11-28-19: ENCORE - Netflix Shares Have Surged 23,000% Since Year 2000, But The Top Surge Performer Did Much Better
46:47
If you had invested $100 in Netflix shares at the beginning of this century, your position would be worth far more today. Today's Stocks & Topics: Search Engines, Tesla's Profit, 401k Contributions, Interest Rates, Investing in the Market, Trading Platforms, Investing with KPP, Mutual Funds, Insurance, Money Management, The Market, International Investing, I-R-As, Triple-Double Tops, Earnings. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 28, 2019
11-27-19: Activists Are Building A "Grass-Roots" Alliance Against Amazon
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A coalition named 'Athena' is working to confront Amazon on issues like digital surveillance, antitrust concerns and working conditions in warehouses. Today's Stocks & Topics: Economic Statistics, Small Caps, Retirement Accounts, Unprofitable Companies, Holiday Sales, TEVA - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. ADR, CVS - CVS Health Corp., SNH - Senior Housing Properties Trust, Beating the Market, Portfolio Re-Balance. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields. TRIVIA QUESTION: "In the U.S., HOW MANY people IN TOTAL are expected to travel over the Thanksgiving holiday period? AND WHAT ARE the Top 10 U.S. travel destinations?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 28, 2019
11-26-19: Opinion: The ‘Great Rotation’ Will Arrive In 2020 And Bring Another Strong Year For Stocks
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JP Morgan analysts are predicting that retail investors might rapidly switch from bond funds to equity funds. Today's Stocks & Topics: CSCO - Cisco Systems Inc., Consumer Confidence Index, Qualified Withdrawals from Roth IRAs, PEAK - Healthpeak Properties Inc., SPY - SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust, UGAZ – Velocity Shares 3x Long Natural Gas ETN linked to the S&P GSCI Natural Gas Index Excess Return, Investing in the Bull Market, DLTR - Dollar Tree Inc., Peer-to-Peer Lending, SCHW - Charles Schwab Corp. Buying AMTD - TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields. TRIVIA QUESTION: "If you had invested $500 in the Boeing IPO back in 1962, and let your money ride, WHAT would those shares be worth today? AND-- a bonus fact: Do you know WHAT major U.S. airline was formed from Boeing assets?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 27, 2019
11-25-19: $33 billion CEO: It's Time For Congress To Pass the USMCA And Protect America's Economy
46:16
The CEO of 3M company says the U.S., Mexico, Canada trade agreement would ensure access for American businesses into the Canadian and Mexican markets. Today's Stocks & Topics: ROKU - Roku Inc. Cl A, Retirement Accounts, SNH - Senior Housing Properties Trust, MIDD - Middleby Corp., The Silver Tsunami, KL - Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd., VBR - Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF, AMRN - Amarin Corp. PLC ADR, INTC - Intel Corp., Online Privacy. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields, Market Cap Evaluation. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 26, 2019
11-22-19: Opinion: Worst Of Global Economic Slowdown May Be Over
46:21
Economists have expressed concerns that a global slowdown, and the trade war, could tip the U.S. into recession-- but a prominent voice sees a rising GDP in 2020. Today's Stocks & Topics: WM - Waste Management Inc., China, Tesla Truck, UXIN - Uxin Ltd. ADR, Real Estate, 401k, Jobs Report, Home Sales, Leading Economic Indicators, SCHW - Charles Schwab Corp. Buying AMTD - TD Ameritrade Holding Corp., Most Profitable Company in the World, T - AT&T Inc. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields. TRIVIA QUESTION: "When adjusted for inflation, what are the highest grossing movies of all-time? And what title is at the TOP of the list?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 23, 2019
11-21-19: Target CEO: Digital Sales Surge While Cost Of Handling Online Orders Drops
46:33
Business is booming for Target thanks to investments that make it easy for shoppers to buy items online and get them that same day. Today's Stocks & Topics: AAN - Aaron's Inc., Roth 401k vs. Regular 401k, Stocks to Buy When Democrats or Republicans Win, AVGO - Broadcom Inc., COUP - Coupa Software Inc., CVX - Chevron Corp., XOMExxon Mobil Corp., Renewal Energy, KMI - Kinder Morgan Inc. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields, Bitcoin. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 22, 2019
11-20-19: U.S. Housing Starts Rebound With Building Permits At Highest Level In Over 12 Years
46:38
Amid lower mortgage rates, the latest data demonstrates strength in the housing market. Today's Stocks & Topics: 401k, Federal Reserve, Leading Indicators, CHK - Chesapeake Energy Corp., AEO - American Eagle Outfitters Inc., OXY - Occidental Petroleum Corp., Portfolio Re-balancing, Recession, AAPL - Apple Inc. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 21, 2019
11-19-19: The Digital Money Revolution Is Happening
46:21
Digital money is already a key battleground in finance-- with big tech, banks, and processors all vying to become a gateway into the platform-based economy. Today's Stocks & Topics: Joe Davis - Vanguard's Global Chief Economist, Universities With Best Returns On Your Money, Mortgage Rates, Retail Sales, Withdrawal Rates, F - Ford Motor Co., 401k Holders in America, Utilities, NEE - NextEra Energy Inc., FCAU - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., Semiconductor Sector, GLD - SPDR Gold Shares, FDX - FedEx Corp., Consumer Sentiment. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields. TRIVIA QUESTION: "What is the little known FAMILY connection between Walgreens and one of its legendary competitors? Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 20, 2019
11-18-19: The Stock Market’s 10-year Run Has Become The Best Bull Market Ever
46:02
The current market boom, which started in March of 2009, has enabled a whopping 468% gain for the S&P 500. Today's Stocks & Topics: XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., Military Defense, Renewable Energy Market, SLV - iShares Silver Trust, GILD - Gilead Sciences Inc., Buying a Stock, Hong Kong, CHRS - Coherus BioSciences Inc., NILSY - Norilsk Nickel Mining & Metallurgical Co. ADR, College Tuition. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 19, 2019
11-15-19: ENCORE - Opinion: Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) Is Smoke And Mirror Nonsense
46:51
The next battle for central-bank independence is already unfolding-- and this could potentially destabilize the entire global financial system. Today's Stocks & Topics: Investing in Real Estate, The Stock Market, Credit Scores, How Old is Old?, Grant Deed, Resistance, The Dow Theory, Payroll Numbers, New Investor, Cash Reserve Fund, Retirement, Variable Annuities, Statistics, Book Value, Economic Value. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 15, 2019
11-14-19: Google Is Getting Into Banking And The Company Will Offer Checking Accounts Next Year
47:03
Previous financial plans by Apple and Facebook faced obstacles, but the search giant will become the latest Silicon Valley leader to reach into the banking space. Today's Stocks & Topics: Disney+, Amazon and Virginia, WELL - Welltower Inc., NOK - Nokia Corp. ADR, WBA - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., Investing Your Money, ORI - Old Republic International Corp., XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., CVX - Chevron Corp., GFF - Griffon Corp. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields and Bitcoin. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 15, 2019
11-13-19: UBS Survey: More Than Half Of The World’s Richest Investors See A Big Market Decline In 2020
46:21
Fifty-five percent of 3,400 'high net worth' investors report they expect a significant drop in the markets at some point next year. Today's Stocks & Topics: P.E. Ratio, CCR - CONSOL Coal Resources LP, Don't Be Too Bullish, ATVI - Activision Blizzard Inc., NOK - Nokia Corp. ADR, ETFs, Inflation, Bullish or Bearish, GE - General Electric Co., CHK - Chesapeake Energy Corp. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields. TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can Investors Time the Market With a Presidential Election Cycle?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 14, 2019
11-12-19: Opinion: Why The Prospective $70 Billion Buyout Of Walgreens May Signal An End To The Market Rally
46:13
Banks are already struggling as investors steer clear of hefty private-equity debt packages. Today's Stocks & Topics: Mutual Funds Cash Levels, Rate Cuts, Costco & Black Friday Deals, AAPL - Apple Inc., OXY - Occidental Petroleum Corp., IART - Integra Life Sciences Holdings Corp., Swing Trading, MCD - McDonald's Corp., HAS - Hasbro Inc. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields. TRIVIA QUESTION: "How many subscribers does Netflix have today-- in quarter 3 of 2019? And how many subscribers does Amazon Prime have today?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 13, 2019
11-11-19: Opinion: Trump’s Tariffs And The UK Brexit Could Spur Healthier Global Growth
45:44
For decades, economic growth has slowed in the West—and more recently in China—owing to technological and demographic trends and bad economic policies. Today's Stocks & Topics: Tariffs & The Economy, Auto Industry & Loans, Hong Kong, MLHR - Herman Miller Inc., Swing Trading, Invest in ETFs or Keep Saving, Rollover I-R-A, RIG - Transocean Ltd. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields, Bitcoin. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 12, 2019
11-08-19: ENCORE - Trump Advisor Hassett Expects Economy To Defy Earlier Doomsday Predictions With 3% Growth
46:41
Stronger economic data has signaled a continuation of the 3% growth rate from the fourth quarter of 2017 to Q4 2018. Today's Stocks & Topics: The Housing Market, Fun Performance, Becoming a Trader, Short Sale vs. Put, Gold Coins, 200 Day Moving Average, Caps, New Investor, Credit Card Debt, Roth I-R-A, Annuities. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 08, 2019
11-07-19: Netflix Shares Have Surged 23,000% Since Year 2000, But The Top Surge Performer Did Much Better
47:36
If you had invested $100 in Netflix shares at the beginning of this century, your position would be worth far more today. Today's Stocks & Topics: Search Engines, Tesla's Profit, 401k Contributions, AMD - Advanced Micro Devices Inc., REGN - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., NRZ - New Residential Investment Corp., Investing in the Market, ENPH - Enphase Energy Inc., Trading Platforms. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields, Bitcoin. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 08, 2019
11-06-19: Chipotle Has Staged A Comeback And It Plans To Keep Growing
46:06
Chipotle stock, which has a market value of $20.9 billion, is up 74% this year. Today's Stocks & Topics: PAA - Plains All American Pipeline L.P., VOO - Vanguard S&P 500 ETF, Bond Funds, TSLA - Tesla Inc., TNK - Teekay Tankers Ltd., Financial Independence, Market Forecast. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields, Bitcoin. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 07, 2019
11-05-19: Risky Mortgage Bonds Are Back And Delinquencies Are Piling Up
45:57
A decade after the global financial crisis, a security with some of the same high-risk characteristics is starting to take off. Today's Stocks & Topics: Where to Retire, Enterprise Value vs. Book Value, 401k Rollover, ISM Service Sector Report, MSFT - Microsoft Corp., SPCE - Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc., Long Term Care Policy, Value vs. Growth Stocks, Bonds, VTR - Ventas Inc. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields. TRIVIA QUESTION: Which state has the most expensive COMMUTE? And which city in that state tops the list for costliest commute? Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 06, 2019
11-04-19: More Americans Are Leaving Their Money In 401(k) Plans After Retirement
46:30
55% of workers are choosing to keep their assets in their former employer’s 401(k) plan a year into retirement-- should you? Today's Stocks & Topics: Federal Reserve Survey, No Spend November, 401k, OZK - Bank OZK, ACB - Aurora Cannabis Inc., MCD - McDonald's Corp., I-R-A, China, Social Security, MA - Mastercard Inc. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields, Bitcoin, S&P 500, The Dow. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 05, 2019
11-01-19: U.S. Economy Added A Solid 128,000 Jobs In October Despite GM Strike And Loss Of Census Workers
46:14
The economy grew at 1.9% in the third quarter and the Labor Department says the unemployment rate rose to 3.6% from a 50-year low of 3.5%. Today's Stocks & Topics: ISM Report, Is The Market Overvalue?, Holiday Spending, INTC - Intel Corp., SCHW - Charles Schwab Corp., COP – Conoco Phillips, BGS - B&G Foods Inc., Roth I-R-A & Capital Gains Tax, Vaping, AUY - Yamana Gold Inc. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields, 30-yr fixed mortgage rate, Consumer Sentiment Index, Job Participation Rate and Savings Rate. TRIVIA QUESTION: How many people are currently IN the U.S. "labor force"? And what was the SIZE of our labor force back in 2010-- and way back in 1979? Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Nov 01, 2019
10-31-19: What Must Employers Do To Attract Skilled Older Workers?
46:46
The job market is tight and companies are looking for productive talent wherever they can find it. Today's Stocks & Topics: Earnings Season, Europe's Economy, SPXS - Direxion Daily S&P 500 Bear 3X Shares, Silver & Gold Ratio, TRIP - TripAdvisor Inc., GDP Report, Real Estate Market, BRKB - Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B, Banking System. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 31, 2019
10-30-19: Market Strategist Claim: The Signals Are ‘Loud And Clear’ And A New Bull Market Is Underway
46:29
With stocks at new highs, the Federal Reserve continues to pump money into the U.S. economy--yet a set of unique indicators signal a bull market. Today's Stocks & Topics: The Fed Cut, Tesla's Q3 Profits, Jobs Report, Best and Worst Candy for Halloween, Loans From Other Countries, W - Wayfair Inc. Cl A, Economic Activity, Roth I-R-A, VIAB - Viacom Inc. Cl B, Best Countries to Retire, BA - Boeing Co. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields. Trivia Question: Approximately, how many users does Facebook have today--worldwide? AND-- how much revenue did Facebook collect-- as measured for quarter 2 of 2019? Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 30, 2019
10-29-19: Survey: U.S. Business Hiring Falls To 7-year Low
46:27
The hiring slowdown comes as more businesses are reporting slower growth of sales and profits. Today's Stocks & Topics: KB Home – KBH; Herman Miller Inc. - MLHR; Nokia Corp. - NOK; Innovative Industrial Properties Inc. - IIPR; Macerich Co. - MAC; Big Lots Inc. - BIG; What's next for the Federal Reserve?; Things you should stop doing online; In the market, what is the typically the single best/worst day? Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields. Trivia Question: “On 'Black Tuesday’, October 29, 1929-- how MANY shares were traded as the PANIC selling reached its peak? And HOW LONG did that record stand?” Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 30, 2019
10-28-19: Regulator Says Government Will ‘Wipe Out’ Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac Shareholders-- If Needed
46:39
Apparently, little is settled when it comes to the fates of the two companies that underpin much of the housing finance market in the United States. Today's Stocks & Topics: Global Economy, Manufacturing Sector, Gross Margin, FREL - Fidelity MSCI Real Estate Index ETF, MPW - Medical Properties Trust Inc., Mortgage, SNH - Senior Housing Properties Trust, BGS - B&G Foods Inc., VKTX - Viking Therapeutics Inc. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields and Bitcoin. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 28, 2019
10-25-19: Durable-Goods Orders Slip 1.1%-- A Bad Sign For The U.S. Economy?
46:44
The continuing U.S-China trade conflict has disrupted the global economy, left business scrambling for new suppliers and dampened investment. Today's Stocks & Topics: Is $1 Million Dollars Enough to Retire On?, Tariff War, Capital Gains Taxes, BAC - Bank of America Corp., Japanese Like Collapse, Consumer Sentiment Report, VMW - VMware Inc., 529 Plan, Dividend Payout Ratio, Investing in the Market. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields; TRIVIA QUESTION: "In terms of market valuation, how much money did Bezos lose yesterday? And what is his approximate net worth today?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 26, 2019
10-24-19: Cryptocurrencies Have Come Under Fire From Congress And Bitcoin Has Plunged
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While some analysts say Facebook’s plans have put crypto on the map, they have also brought new scrutiny to the technology. Today's Stocks & Topics: WMB - Williams Cos., AYX - Alteryx Inc. Cl A, ORI - Old Republic International Corp., APPS - Digital Turbine Inc., Pension Plans, Fractured Shares, Zero Commissions, OLD - Long-Term Care ETF, Looking for Good Company Fundamentals. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Treasury Yields; Mortgage Rates, TRIVIA QUESTION: "In the U.S., which company has the BIGGEST market capitalization? AND-- which company has the HIGHEST profit margin?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 24, 2019
10-23-19: The IMF Says China's Economy Is Growing At Slowest Pace in 30 Years
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Due to escalating tariffs and weakening demand, the International Monetary Fund predicts the Chinese gross domestic product will grow slowly at a rate of only 5.8% in 2020. Today's Stocks & Topics: Bitcoin, Basic Valuations, Quantitative Easing (QE), U.S. Economy, Real Estate, OEC - Orion Engineered Carbons S.A., PM - Philip Morris International Inc., Retirement Plan, TSLA - Tesla Inc., WeWork, MCD - McDonald's Corp., Pessimistic Or Optimistic About The Market. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields; TRIVIA QUESTION: "By year's end of 2019, HOW MANY BILLIONS of dollars will have been spent for digital advertising? AND-- for Google and Facebook--WHAT is the dollar value of their COMBINED digital advertising revenue?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 23, 2019
10-22-19: Corporate Buybacks Are “Plummeting” As Companies Tighten Cash Outlays Amid Global Slowing
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Throughout 2019, S&P 500 cash spending is expected to drop by 6%-- the sharpest annual decline since 2009. Today's Stocks & Topics: EGO – El Dorado Gold Corp., Earnings, SPLK - Splunk Inc., PFFR - InfraCap REIT Preferred ETF, Universal Life Insurance, MYGA: Multi-Year Guarantee Annuities, Gold. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields; TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you name TWO 2019 IPOs that have done very well-- and TWO IPOs that have proved, so far, to be horrible investments?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 22, 2019
10-21-19: Home-builder Confidence Surges To Highest Level In Nearly Two Years, Thanks To Lower Mortgage Rates
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The second half of 2019 has seen steady gains in single-family construction, and this is mirrored by the gradual uptick in builder sentiment over the past few months. Today's Stocks & Topics: Foreign Stock Ownership, Corporate Bonds, Social Security Benefits, OXY - Occidental Petroleum Corp., NTC - Nuveen Connecticut Quality Municipal Income Fund, Oil Companies, AXAS - Abraxas Petroleum Corp., TGT - Target Corp., WMT - Walmart Inc., CSCO - Cisco Systems Inc., FDX - FedEx Corp. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 22, 2019
10-18-19: ENCORE - Feds Block Tax Breaks For Donating To Charitable State Funds
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The IRS has issued final rules blocking attempts by certain states to work around the new cap for state and local tax deductions. Today's Stocks & Topics: Why Not Buy a House, Mandatory 401k Distribution, Yield Curve, Interest Rates, Treasury Bills, Reverse Split, APRN - Blue Apron Holdings Inc. Cl A, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., UBER - Uber Technologies Inc., Facebook Products & Users, 401k, Equity Indexed Annuities, Bonds, Stock Evaluation, 401k & Roth I-R-A. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 18, 2019
10-17-19: ENCORE - Why Baby Boomer Household Wealth Is Now 12 Times Greater Than Millenials
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Housing costs, debt, and the Great Recession of 2008 are all to blame-- but there are ways for millennials to get their finances on track. Today's Stocks & Topics: Is the Bond Market in a Bubble?, Investors Should Be Optimistic, Mortgages With a Negative Interest Rate... in Europe, Retirement Money, When to Invest in the Market, Universal Basic Income, College Savings, I-R-A, Stock Limits, Individual Business Operations, Where Does the Money Go. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 17, 2019
10-16-19: ENCORE - Opinion: A ‘Fear Bubble’ Is Creating A Huge Buying Opportunity
47:36
One long-time market bull acknowledges the market is in a late-stage economic growth cycle, but he isn’t going into "recession countdown" mode. Today's Stocks & Topics: Silver, REITs, Gold, Job Report, 401k, Bonds Funds, 529 Plan, Trust Deeds, Investing with KPP, Mutual Funds, Insurance, Pension Plans, Level 2. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 17, 2019
10-15-19: Is the World Economy Sliding Into First Recession Since 2009?
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The global economy is wobbling and the big question in financial markets and executive suites now is this: Will it tumble over?  HOST: Steve Peasley. Today's Stocks & Topics: iShares MSCI Germany ETF (ETF)--EWG; Exxon Mobil Corp.--XOM, Chevron Corp. --CVX; Fidelity MSCI Real Estate Index ETF (ETF)--FREL, iShares Residential Real Estate ETF (ETF)--REZ; Coca-Cola Consolidated Inc.--COKE. ALSO:  U.S. Housing investment is high, why?; American consumer is confident; Amazon's security cameras may be watching you if...; What should I do now with my investing funds?; Berkshire-Hathaway's $122 billion cash reserve, why is Mr. Buffett holding so much cash?; Investing opportunity of a lifetime may be here. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields. Today's TRIVIA question: "If you are a Costco investor, you might like their rotisserie chickens... but do you know how many they sell in one year? And do you know how much money Costco LOSES on the sale of their chickens?" (Steve has the answer in the show.) Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 16, 2019
10-14-19: Profits Expected To Fall As Earnings Season Kicks Off
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As concerns about slowing global growth increase, how much of an impact will the trade wars have on corporate profits? Today's Stocks & Topics: Medical Properties Trust Inc.--MPW; PepsiCo Inc.--PEP, B&G Foods Inc.--BGS; IAC/InterActiveCorp.--IAC. Also: Trade talk analysis--what's really going on here?; Uber (UBER) is laying off more employees-- 1,200 total-- to cut costs; Where to invest for LOW RISK?; Federal Reserve buying more T-Bills, why? Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 15, 2019
10-11-19: Yield Curve 'Father' Says Now Is Time To Prepare For Recession
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The 3-month Treasury has been in an inverted yield curve since May, and one opinion argues that assets can be better managed when the economy is booming. Today's Stocks & Topics: HABT - Habit Restaurants Inc. Cl A, Treasury Debt, Where Do Your Paycheck Go?, Annuities, CBLK - Carbon Black, Inc., VMW - VMware Inc., MO - Altria Group Inc. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields, 30-yr fixed mortgage rate, Consumer Sentiment Index; TRIVIA QUESTION: "Over the 119 years since the beginning of the 20th century (which was 1900), what percentage of that time has the U.S. been IN A RECESSION?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 11, 2019
10-10-19: Opinion: Small-Cap Stocks Are Primed To Outperform Large Caps Over Next 10 years
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This opinion argues that small-cap valuations are presenting investors with a big buying opportunity for the long haul. Today's Stocks & Topics: Retirement Expenses, NBA & China, PG&E Shares, Market Cap and Revenue, MDR - McDermott International Inc., Marijuana Sector, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., Real Estate, VLO - Valero Energy Corp. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields, 30-yr fixed mortgage rate and Bitcoin. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 11, 2019
10-09-19: U.S. Budget Deficit Almost $1 Trillion in 2019
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Many mainstream economists have long taken the position that deficits and the nation’s $22 trillion national debt are unsustainable. Today's Stocks & Topics: The Importance of October 9th, Cash Levels Are Rising, UBER - Uber Technologies Inc., LYFT - Lyft Inc. Cl A, Insider Buying, NOK - Nokia Corp. ADR, GEO - GEO Group Inc., BGS - B&G Foods Inc., BAGIX - Baird Aggregate Bond Fund Institutional, GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, GDL - GDL Fund. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields, 30-yr fixed mortgage rate; TRIVIA QUESTION: "If you had invested $1,000 in Google 10 years ago-- and let it ride-- HOW MUCH would that investment be worth today?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 09, 2019
10-08-19: High-Profile Investor Warns Stocks Could Tumble 15% By Early Next Year
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Citing the U.S.-China trade war, this opinion says the economic conditions in the U.S. are not conducive for risk-taking. Today's Stocks & Topics: BIG - Big Lots Inc., Return on Equity, CVS - CVS Health Corp., China Trade Deal, Investment Choices, U.S. Produce Prices, Books, GE to Freeze Workers Pensions, STLD - Steel Dynamics Inc. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields, Taxes; TRIVIA QUESTION: "Mortgage rates TODAY are at or near historic lows. What were the rates in the 1940s and 1950s-- during the time of the FIRST mass suburban migration?" Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 09, 2019
10-07-19: Sales-force Founder: "Capitalism As We Know It Is Dead’
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High-profile investors are assailing the proven most powerful source of economic and social advancement in human history--capitalism. Today's Stocks & Topics: NLY - Annaly Capital Management Inc., Tariffs, Most Tax Friendly States, Job Numbers, UBER - Uber Technologies Inc., Real Estate, T - AT&T Inc., Streaming War, 401k Rollover, PAGP - Plains GP Holdings LP. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline and Treasury Yields. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 07, 2019
10-04-19: Services Sector Survey Shows U.S. Economy Weaker Than Expected
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The services sector continued its expansion in September-- but at a considerably slower pace than anticipated. Today's Stocks & Topics: The Downside of Free Trading Fees, Mortgage Re-Defaults, IBOC - International Bancshares Corp., What to Look Before Buying a Stock, SONO - Sonos Inc., XLE - Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields; TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you name the LAST auto manufacturing company to be publicly listed in a U.S. stock market? And before that event, which was the NEXT MOST recently listed car company-- and in which year did it go public? Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 04, 2019
10-03-19: Blackstone Billionaire: Investors Should Be Concerned About 5 Market Dilemmas
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Is the Federal Reserve headed down a monetary path like Japan and Europe-- creating the problem they are trying to solve? Today's Stocks & Topics: Stock Trades Commissions, 401k, ABMD - Abiomed Inc., TCEHY - Tencent Holdings Ltd. ADR, Mortgage Rates, MRK - Merck & Co. Inc., BHF - Brighthouse Financial Inc., Forever 21, LSCC - Lattice Semiconductor Corp. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields and 30-year FIXED mortgage rates. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 03, 2019
10-02-19: Venture Capitalists Warn Startups Of IPO Pitfalls
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Advocates of the direct listing option say it offers companies a better alternative than the initial public offerings underwritten by investment banks. Today's Stocks & Topics: NOK - Nokia Corp. ADR, ADP National Employment Report, MSFT - Microsoft Corp., 401k, TSLA - Tesla Inc., Where to Invest, Stock Market Manipulation, AGG - iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields; TRIVIA QUESTION: "How many WOMEN are on this year's Forbes 400 list?... and what PERCENTAGE of people on the list are 'self-made' billionaires?", FTEC - Fidelity MSCI Information Technology Index ETF, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 02, 2019
10-1-19: Opinion: One FANG Stock Could Rally Another 40% Before It Gets Overvalued
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While Facebook, Amazon and Netflix have slumped, Google parent Alphabet has soared. *Today's Stocks & Topics* : 3M Co.-MMM, Apple-AAPL, Cummins Inc.-CMI, Aurora Cannabis Inc.-ACB, Nike Inc.-NKE, GEO Group Inc.-GEO; Verizon-VZ, Recession coming?, Bonds vs. funds?, PMI index UP but ISM number down?, Coming changes to credit cards-- such as more rewards programs. Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields; TRIVIA QUESTION: How many 4G cell phone towers are there now, and how many 5G towers will be needed? (Cost projections for Verizon 5G capital expenditures). Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Oct 02, 2019
09-30-19: Opinion: The $47 Trillion Death Sentence For Oil & Gas
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The future of hydrocarbons is bleak if plans presented by 130 international banks to decrease their support and investments in the oil and gas sector are fully implemented. Today's Stocks & Topics: Bad Things About Early Retirement, The Dollar, PAGP - Plains GP Holdings LP, Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields, 30-yr Mortgage FIXED Rate, Bitcoin, Forever 21, ABBV - AbbVie Inc., Indexed Universal Life Insurance, OSK - Oshkosh Corp., PM - Philip Morris International Inc., Things That Hold You Back in Life, VALE - Vale S.A. ADR. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 30, 2019
09-27-19: Morgan Stanley: The Fed Will Need To Grow Its Balance Sheet ‘Permanently’
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To stabilize short-term lending markets and keep the Fed's target borrowing rate in check, a $315 billion balance sheet expansion is projected over the next months. Today's Stocks & Topics: TEVA - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. ADR, Good Retirement, Scams, Number One Best Job, Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields, 30-yr Mortgage FIXED Rate, ETFs Bubble, BE - Bloom Energy Corp., VIG - Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF, ETFs vs. Mutual Funds, FKDNX - Franklin Dyna Tech Fund A, Dividends, BAM - Brookfield Asset Management Inc. Cl A, Neighbor - Airbnb of Storage, SNH - Senior Housing Properties Trust. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 27, 2019
09-26-19: Lowest Share Of Available Home Equity Tapped Since 2008--Despite A Collective Home Equity Increase
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Home equity has increased at an annual rate of 4.8% giving the average homeowner a $4,900 reward-- but most people are leaving their gains in the house. Today's Stocks & Topics: Tax Planning, Elderly Fraud Scams, The Repo Market, ETRN - Equitrans Midstream Corp., PTON - Peloton Interactive Inc., REITs, BP - BP PLC ADR, TALO - Talos Energy Inc., ROKU - Roku Inc. Cl A, Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gasoline, Gold, Treasury Yields, 30-yr Mortgage FIXED, GDP. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 27, 2019
09-25-19: Poll: 73% Of Generation X 'Way Behind On Retirement Planning
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Can the members of Generation X (born between 1965 and 1980) be blamed for not starting retirement savings early? Today's Stocks & Topics: Plan Your Investments, New Home Sales Report, Markit PMI, Paying Off the Mortgage, PCG - PG&E Corp., New Investor, Online Investing, Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields, 30-yr Mortgage FIXED, Student Loan vs. 401k, Revenue to Market Cap, CTL – Century Link Inc. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 25, 2019
09-24-19: The Historically 'Weakest Week' Of The Year Is Here-- Why One Strategist Is Not Worried
46:39
A market bull says the economy is doing fine and the fundamentals for stocks moving higher are still intact. Today's Stocks & Topics: GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Stock Market Rally, Utilities, Index Funds, The Economy and Recession, GLD - SPDR Gold Shares, Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Consumer Confidence Index, Gold, Oil, Gasoline, Year Treasuries, NFLX - Netflix Inc., WeWork, MNR - Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp. Cl A, Bonds vs. Preferred Stocks, Investing in the Market, FDX - FedEx Corp., Emergency Fund, BA - Boeing Co., Where to Investment, Municipal Bonds. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 24, 2019
09-23-19: Opinion: Even If The Fed Cuts Rates To Zero, Recession Is Less Than 12 Months Away
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According to one longtime market bear, the economy is slowing down, earnings are contracting, and a recession will result. Today's Stocks & Topics: Buying and Selling a House, Repo Market, Parents Financial Advise, Economic Cycle, Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gas, Gold, Treasury Yields, Bitcoin, Housing, GME - GameStop Corp. Cl A, GFF - Griffon Corp., Investment Magazines, INGN - Inogen Inc., FENY - Fidelity MSCI Energy Index ETF, GM - General Motors Co. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 23, 2019
09-20-19: Opinion: A ‘Fear Bubble’ Is Creating A Huge Buying Opportunity
47:36
One long-time market bull acknowledges the market is in a late-stage economic growth cycle, but he isn’t going into "recession countdown" mode. Today's Stocks & Topics: Silver, REITs, Gold, Job Report, 401k, Bonds Funds, 529 Plan, Trust Deeds, Investing with KPP, Mutual Funds, Insurance, Pension Plans, Level 2. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 20, 2019
09-19-19: Chip Stocks Brush Off Trade War And Rally To Near Record Highs
47:23
Despite trade tensions with China and weak demand for chips, semiconductor stocks have rallied this year as investors look to the next generation of network technology known as 5G. Today's Stocks & Topics: Drug Industry, Repo-Market, PFE - Pfizer Inc., Social Security, The Economy, Gold and Silver, Housing Market, FDX - FedEx Corp. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 19, 2019
09-18-19: Treasury Secretary: ‘Seriously Considering’ Issuing A 50-Year Bond Next Year
46:07
One objective for the U.S. would be to widen credit spreads to help reverse an inverted yield curve trend. Today's Stocks & Topics: The Repo Market, FedEx Earnings, Parents Financial Plans, COST - Costco Wholesale Corp., TVIX - VelocityShares Daily 2x VIX Short Term ETN, Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gasoline, Treasury Yields, Unemployment, Bitcoin, Industrial Production, PRU - Prudential Financial Inc., VGPMX - Vanguard Global Capital Cycles Fund Investor, Shorting Crude Oil, GME - GameStop Corp. Cl A, WMT - Walmart Inc., Negative Interest Rates, FENY - Fidelity MSCI Energy Index ETF, BA - Boeing Co. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 18, 2019
09-17-19: China's Unplayed 'Trump' Card Has Raised The Stakes For U.S. Investors
46:11
Opinion: China has been restrained in its tariff retaliation thus far-- but investors should not underestimate its ability to both endure and deliver economic pain. Today's Stocks & Topics: BUD - Anheuser-Busch In Bev S.A. ADR, Oil Prices & Recession, Unions, Student Loan vs. 401k, Gold: $1,509 per ounce, 2-yr treasury yield: 1.731%, 10-yr treasury yield: 1.805%, Oil: $59.02 per barrel, Gasoline: $2.59 per gallon as a national average, Life Insurance, AAPL - Apple Inc., Life Insurance, ETFs, KHC - Kraft Heinz Co., Compensation Plan. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 17, 2019
09-16-19: Analyst Report: The Global Economy Slumps When Oil Prices Spike
46:01
Can high oil prices cause recessions or are they simply a proxy for other determinants of the business cycle? Today's Stocks & Topics: Yields, Value vs. Growth, Parents' Financial Advice, EFX - Equifax Inc., 2-year treasury: 1.765%, 10-year treasury: 1.86%, Gold: $1,508, Oil: $61.63, PM - Philip Morris International Inc., GM - General Motors Co., United Auto Workers, JPM – JP Morgan Chase & Co., Automatic Indexing, EWZ - iShares MSCI Brazil ETF, GLPI - Gaming & Leisure Properties Inc., NAVI - Navient Corp. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 16, 2019
09-13-19: Why Baby Boomer Household Wealth Is Now 12 Times Greater Than Millenials
47:27
Housing costs, debt, and the Great Recession of 2008 are all to blame-- but there are ways for millennials to get their finances on track. Today's Stocks & Topics: Is the Bond Market in a Bubble?, Investors Should Be Optimistic, Mortgages With a Negative Interest Rate... in Europe, Retirement Money, When to Invest in the Market, Universal Basic Income, College Savings, I-R-A, Stock Limits, Individual Business Operations, Where Does the Money Go. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 13, 2019
09-12-19: What President Trump's Call For 0% Interest Rates Would Mean For Your Wallet
46:40
The president has been against higher rates-- arguing that increased borrowing costs will put the brakes on economic growth. Today's Stocks & Topics: CVS - CVS Health Corp., Trade War, ECB Cut Rates, Market Rotation, 2-year treasury yield: 1.711%, 10-year treasury yield: 1.70%, 30-year FIXED mortgage rate: 3.56%, Gold: $1,504 per ounce, Oil: $55.14 per barrel, Gasoline: $2.57 per gallon on a national average, WMT - Walmart Inc., STT - State Street Corp., Banks, VIX - CBOE Volatility Index, AAPL - Apple Inc., The Stock Market, PDBZX - PGIM Total Return Bond Fund Z. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 12, 2019
09-11-19: A Sudden 'Value Stock' Transformation Could Unnerve Some Investors
46:25
Some value stocks — those with low multiples and stable fundamentals —have significantly outperformed their growth counterparts. Today's Stocks & Topics: MNK - Mallinckrodt PLC, Retirement Savings, Inflation, PRU - Prudential Financial Inc., Yield on the 10-year Treasury note: 1.73%, 2-year Treasury: 1.662%, GOLD: $1,497.96 per OUNCE, Oil: $57.53 per barrel, Gasoline: $2.56 per gallon, Bitcoin: $9.984 per coin, AAPL - Apple Inc., Investing in the Market, Antitrust Problem for Google and Facebook, CMG - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., Investing in the Market, DNR - Denbury Resources Inc., EWI - iShares MSCI Italy ETF, Labor Participation Rate, T - AT&T Inc., EFX - Equifax Inc. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 11, 2019
09-10-19: China’s August Exports Suffered Reductions As U.S. Tariffs Took A Bite
46:31
Weak exports are adding pressure to China’s already-slowing economy, and this points to an increased need for its policy makers to increase stimulus measures. Today's Stocks & Topics: Gold, European Central Bank Rates, Millenials & Lower Mortgage Rates, Jobs Report, GLD - SPDR Gold Shares, Portfolio Management, Yield on the 10-year Treasury: 1.644%, The yield on the 2-year Treasury: 1.601%, Yield on the 30-year Treasury bond: 2.23%, Gold: $1,506 per ounce, Oil: $58.10 per barrel, Gasoline: $2.56 per gallon, Bitcoin: $10,200 per coin, KHC - Kraft Heinz Co., Dividends, ETFs & Recession, Preferred Stocks, T - AT&T Inc., DEM - Wisdom-tree Emerging Markets High Dividend Fund. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 10, 2019
09-09-19: Trump Plan: Overhaul Housing Finance System With More Private Sector Involvement
46:37
Two federal agencies believe the housing finance system should be reformed-- the era of conservator-ship for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could end. Today's Stocks & Topics: States Getting Hit The Hardest By Trade-War Tariffs, Housing Market, ETFs vs. Mutual Funds, Investing for Kids, 10-year Treasury: 1.594%, 2-year Treasury: 1.565%, 30-year Treasury bond: 2.069%, Gold: $1,515 per ounce, Oil: $58.10 per barrel, Gasoline: $2.56 per gallon, Bitcoin: $10,300 per coin, JNJ - Johnson & Johnson, PCG - PG&E Corp., MDP - Meredith Corp., Banks, New Investor with a Plan. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 09, 2019
09-06-19: Opinion: A ‘Fear Bubble’ Is Creating A Huge Buying Opportunity
46:49
One long-time market bull acknowledges the market is in a late-stage economic growth cycle, but he isn’t going into "recession countdown" mode. Today's Stocks & Topics: Silver, REITs, AMT - American Tower REIT, FREL - Fidelity MSCI Real Estate Index ETF, PPLT - Aberdeen Standard Physical Platinum Shares ETF, 2-year treasury yield: 1.52%, 10-year treasury yield: 1.56%, Gold: $1,532, Oil: $54.89 per barrel, Gasoline: $2.57 per gallon as a national average, Bitcoin: $10,903 per coin, Gold, RIG - Transocean Ltd., BLNK - Blink Charging Co., Job Report, ENPH - Enphase Energy Inc., 401k. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 06, 2019
09-05-19: Opinion: It’s ‘Only A Matter Of Time’ Before Negative Rates Spread To The U.S.
46:50
With more than $16 trillion in negative yielding debt around the world, former 1980s Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan is warning that U.S. rates may follow the trend. Today's Stocks & Topics: Index Funds vs. ETFs, Interest Predictions, Money Talk, Retail Credit Cards, MDP - Meredith Corp., GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, 2-year treasury yield was at 1.54%, 10-year treasury yield was at 1.56%, Gold: $1,546 per ounce, Oil: $56.80 per barrel, 30-year FIXED mortgage rate: 3.49%, SHOP - Shopify Inc. Cl A, Negative Yield, AAPL - Apple Inc., SQ - Square Inc. Cl A. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 05, 2019
09-04-19: Notable Investor Warns Of ‘Serious Problems’-- Reminiscent of The Late 1930s
46:26
Hedge fund titan Ray Dalio is worried that the current landscape is starting to resemble Depression-era conditions that could hammer investors. Today's Stocks & Topics: U.S. vs. World Currency, Executor of Estate, Beige Book Report, Bad Sectors, Gold: $1,549 per ounce, 2-year treasury yield: 1.47%, 10-year treasury yield: 1.47%, 20-year treasury yield: 1.77%, 30-year treasury yield: 1.95%, Bitcoin: $10,414 per coin, Oil: $55 per barrel, Gasoline: $2.57 per gallon-- national average, TM - Toyota Motor Corp. ADR, PODD - Insulet Corp., Interest Rates, REITs & Dividends, SLS - SELLAS Life Sciences Group Inc. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 04, 2019
09-03-19: JP Morgan Analyst: The Stock Market ‘Will Advance Into Year-End’
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Today's Stocks & Topics: KR - Kroger Co., Gold: $1,549 per ounce, Bitcoin was at $10,400 per coin, Oil: $53 per barrel, 2-year treasury yield: 1.50%, 10-year treasury yield: 1.44%, Uber & Lyft, VOO - Vanguard S&P 500 ETF, SPY - SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust, How To Measure Company's Debt, AMD - Advanced Micro Devices Inc., Reasons Why You Drop Stocks, Diversification, VHT - Vanguard Health Care ETF, Hong Kong Protests. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 03, 2019
09-02-19: Why Baby Boomer Household Wealth Is Now 12 Times Greater Than Millenials
47:27
Housing costs, debt, and the Great Recession of 2008 are all to blame-- but there are ways for millennials to get their finances on track. Today's Stocks & Topics: Is the Bond Market in a Bubble?, Investors Should Be Optimistic, Mortgages With a Negative Interest Rate... in Europe, Retirement Money, When to Invest in the Market, Universal Basic Income, College Savings, I-R-A, Stock Limits, Individual Business Operations, Where Does the Money Go. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Sep 02, 2019
08-30-19: Opinion: America’s CEOs Have Turned Against Their Shareholders
46:34
The Business Roundtable (BRT), an association of the most powerful chief executive officers in the U.S., announced this month that the era of 'shareholder primacy' is over. Today's Stocks & Topics: Social Security Changes, Worst Month of the Year, The Most Expensive And Affordable States To Buy A House, Recession, 2-year treasury yield: 1.53%, 10-year treasury yield: 1.52%, Gold: $1,527.82 per ounce, Bitcoin: $9,583 per coin, Oil: $56.24 per barrel, Gasoline: $2.58 per gallon on average, Consumer Sentiment Number: 89.8, EWZ - iShares MSCI Brazil ETF, Young Investor & Retirement, REITs, Real Gold Bars with Fake Labels, DIS - Walt Disney Co. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 30, 2019
08-29-19: Real Estate Expert Shevy Akason
46:30
Today's Stocks & Topics: DWDP - DuPont de Nemours Inc. CEDEAR, MO - Altria Group Inc., PM - Philip Morris International Inc., 2-year treasury yield: 1.51%, 10-year treasury yield: 1.48%, 30-year treasury yield: 1.97%, 30-year FIXED rate mortgage rate: 3.58%, Gold: $1,550 per ounce, Oil: $56.29 per barrel, Gasoline: $2.57 per gallon on average, Vacation Rentals, Housing Market & The Recession, Properties in 401k, Flipping, Buying Real Estate. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 29, 2019
08-28-19: Opinion: The 7 Social Security Myths That Can Prove Dangerous To Your Financial Well Being
46:50
With a system as complex as Social Security, it’s hard to distinguish between truth and fiction. Today's Stocks & Topics: S&P 500 Sectors, Regrets You Don't Want To Have In Your 60s, Solid Dividends, Stock Evaluation, 2-year treasury: 1.49%, 10-year treasury: 1.44%, Gold: $1,554 per ounce, Bitcoin: $10,200 per coin, Oil: $56 per barrel, Gasoline: $2.68 per gallon on average, DIS - Walt Disney Co., ALB - Albemarle Corp., VMW - VMware Inc., FL - Foot Locker Inc., Roth I-R-A, Amazon & RING, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., SLV - iShares Silver Trust. x7r5ca23 Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 28, 2019
08-27-19: Wells Fargo Analysts Do Not See A 'Holly Jolly' Holiday Shopping Season For Retailers
46:03
The prediction is that a warmer winter season, shorter holiday calendar, reduced tourism spending, and higher inventory levels could hurt fourth-quarter retail sales. Today's Stocks & Topics: Book Value, Gold & Silver, Top Paying Jobs By Degree, 3 Social Security Mistakes, 2-year: 1.52, 10-year: 1.48%, 30-year yield: 1.96%, Oil: $54 per barrel, Bitcoin: 10,166, Gold: $1,541 per ounce, ENPH - Enphase Energy Inc., Emergency Funds, Double Tax Free, MBUU - Malibu Boats Inc. Cl A, Home Sales Report, CI - Cigna Corp., UBER - Uber Technologies Inc. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 27, 2019
08-26-19: Google’s Giant Leap Into Video Game Streaming Could Disrupt A $135 Billion Industry
47:01
Google Stadia, the company’s cloud-based video game streaming platform, is poised to launch this November in 14 countries. Today's Stocks & Topics: Elon Musk, Gita Gopinath - Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund, BGS - B&G Foods Inc., 2-year treasury: 1.5%, 10-year treasury: 1.532%, 30-year treasury: 2.021%, Gold: $1,540 per ounce. Bitcoin $10,300 per coin, Oil: $55 per barrel, Housing Market, Dividends, SMG - Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 26, 2019
08-23-19: Restaurant Spending Is Set To Hit A High Mark In 2019-- Up To $863 Billion
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Consumers are choosing to spend more of their budget on dining out-- sales at eating and drinking establishments are up over 4% this year. Today's Stocks & Topics: BGS - B&G Foods Inc., Leading Economic Indicators, Negative Rates, Joint Retirement, 10-year treasury yield: 1.57%, 2-year treasury yield: 1.55%, Gold: $1,536, Oil: $53.84 per barrel, Gasoline: $2.60 per gallon on average, Bitcoin: $10,200 per coin, 30-year FIXED rate: 3.55%, Interest Rates, LK - Luckin Coffee Inc. ADR, Portfolio Yield, Solar Stocks. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 23, 2019
08-22-19: Target CEO: The Trade War Creates ‘Uncertainty’ And ‘Complexity’
46:39
The smoldering U.S.-China trade war creates problems for retailers because it makes it more difficult to plan and manage their businesses. Today's Stocks & Topics: Elder Financial Abuse, US-China Trade War, Brokers, 2-year treasury yield: 1.598%, 10-year treasury yield: 1.593%. Gold: $1,499, Bitcoin: 10,000 per coin, Oil: $56 per barrel, Gasoline: $2.60 per gallon on average-- down for more than 30 days in a row, 30-year FIXED rate: 3.55%, EFOI - Energy Focus Inc., Student Loan Debt vs. Stock Investing, CLB - Core Laboratories N.V. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 22, 2019
08-21-19: Big Tech Is Back In Regulatory Cross-hairs, And One Stock Could Be Especially Vulnerable
46:25
With varied performances for 'FAANG' stocks in recent weeks, the prospect of increased regulation is coming back to haunt Big Tech. Today's Stocks & Topics: Housing Market Data, 500 Thousand Fewer Jobs Created, Deflation, Roth I-R-A, Gold: $1,512 per ounce, Oil: 57.03 per barrel, 10-year Treasury Yield: 1.56%, 30-year FIXED Mortgage Rate: 3.6%, Bitcoin:$9,951, Day Trading, BLPCX - American Funds Moderate Growth and Income Portfolio C, Mortgages, Recession & Interest Rates, BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR, ATVI - Activision Blizzard Inc. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 21, 2019
08-20-19: The 9 Smaller Cities Preferred By Millennials For Low Home Prices And Robust Economies
46:18
A new ranking has revealed the up-and-coming metro areas, where job markets are strong and high-earning millennials are increasingly putting down roots. Today's Stocks & Topics: People Over 60 and 401k, Retirement, Wasting Money Instead of Investing, ARWR - Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc., Gold: $1,506 per ounce, Oil: $55 per barrel, Gasoline: $2.60 per gallon on average, Bitcoin: $10,000 per coin, Negative Interest Rates, CAT - Caterpillar Inc., Consumer Food Behaviors, Cruel Oil, Withdrawal Rate, Inverse ETFs, Mortgages, HD - Home Depot Inc., AVGO - Broadcom Inc. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 20, 2019
08-19-19: UBS: For Stocks, ‘Buying The Dip’ Is Now Likely To Be A Losing Proposition
46:39
In spite of what has been a rewarding strategy for much of the long-running bull market, at least one analyst says there’s something investors need to know. Today's Stocks & Topics: Medical Expenses, Retirement and Death, CEOs Salaries, Real Estate, Gold: $1,507 per ounce, Oil: $55.83 per barrel, 2-year Treasury Yield: 1.75%, 10-year Treasury Yield: 1.63%, Bitcoin: $10,708 per coin, JCP - J.C. Penney Co. Inc., AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., HD - Home Depot Inc., Mortgages, Real Estate Agent Certification. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 19, 2019
08-16-19: Opinion: Zillow Has One Of The ‘Most Flawed’ Business Models Ever
46:45
One high profile investor is predicting bad things ahead for anyone betting in favor of online real estate site Zillow. Today's Stocks & Topics: Interest Rates, GE - General Electric Co., Yield Curve, GT - Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., European Bonds, T - AT&T Inc., SH - ProShares Short S&P 500, Z - Zillow Group Inc. Cl C, Gold: $1,523 per ounce, Oil: $54 per barrel, Gasoline: $2.63 per gallon on average, 10-year treasury: 1.544%, 2-year-- 1.517%, Bitcoin: $10,000 per coin, VIX - CBOE Volatility Index, The KPP Premium Newsletter, MO - Altria Group Inc., CGNX - Cognex Corp., Gold Stocks. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 16, 2019
08-15-19: In Its IPO Filing, Work Space Renter WeWork Has Revealed A Massive $900 Million Loss
46:25
WeWork, now re-branded as the 'We Company', is widely expected to hold its IPO as soon as next month. Today's Stocks & Topics: BIDU - Baidu Inc. ADR, Europe's Economy, Yield Curve, Retails Sales for July, Gold: $1,524 per ounce, 2-year Treasury Yield: 1.569%, 10-year Treasury Yield: 1.581%, 3-month year Treasury Yield: 1.9%, 30-Year Bond: 2.004%, Oil: $54 per barrel, 30-year FIXED Mortgage Rate: 3.6%, Bitcoin: $9,961 per coin, GE - General Electric Co., AUY ; Yamana Gold Inc., PFE - Pfizer Inc., MO - Altria Group Inc., CCJ - Cameco Corp., URA - Global X Uranium ETF, CTL - CenturyLink Inc., T - AT&T Inc., Retirement, Shorting the Market, TILIX - TIAA-CREF Large-Cap Growth Index Fund Institutional. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 15, 2019
08-14-19: Big Tech And Retail Get Reprieve From U.S.-China Trade War With A Tariff Delay
46:15
What the delay might mean for investors who are nervous about the escalating tensions between the U.S. and China. Today's Stocks & Topics: U.S. Exports and Imports, Yield Curve, Defensive Stocks, Hold or Sell, F - Ford Motor Co., Gold: $1,526 per ounce, Oil: $55.14 per barrel, 30-year Treasury Yield has fallen to an all-time low, 10-year Treasury Yield: 1.588%, 2-Year Treasury Yield: 1.608%, Low Interest Rates, UBER - Uber Technologies Inc., Cash Flow, Investing, CEQP - Crestwood Equity Partners LP, Tracking the Market, HAL - Halliburton Co. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/investtalk-investment-in-stock-market-financial-planning/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
Aug 14, 2019
08-13-19: Why Baby Boomer Household Wealth Is Now 12 Times Greater Than Millenials