Summary: In today's ever changing global economy, understanding investment options can be a daunting, time-consuming task. With all the opinions and hearsay that can bombard investors, education is a key component to success. That's why more and more savvy investors are tuning in to InvestTalk. InvestTalk is a weekday program that looks at new and relevant investment topics each weekday, and answers questions about financial and retirement planning, money management as well as general concerns about the stock market with financial adviser, Steve Peasley. blog.investtalk.com
Is there a way to get the just-right exposure to the stock and bond markets? Today's Stocks & Topics: Black Monday, The QE, Dividends Stocks, Why The Market Will Rally to the End of the Year, GDP Numbers, Oil, LYB - LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Cl A, DDD - 3D Systems Corp., GDX - Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Buy & Hold, VOD - Vodafone Group PLC ADS, T - AT&T Inc., VZ - Verizon Communications Inc.
Diversifying assets by taxability can be an effective planning strategy for your working years and into retirement. Today's Stocks & Topics: ROKU Going Public, China, QE is Done!, KO - Coca-Cola Co., NRZ - New Residential Investment Corp., RTN - Raytheon Co., RTN - Raytheon Co., RIG - Transocean Ltd., Mutual Funds, Annuities, GDX - Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF.
From an investment perspective, improving your house can make sense. Today's Stocks & Topics: Financial Data, Sequence of Returns on Retirement, Election & The Market, Another QE?, I-R-A vs. Roth I-R-A, GILD - Gilead Sciences Inc., GILD - Gilead Sciences Inc., Stock Value.
When everyone moves to onload them, will there be anyone to buy? Today's Stocks & Topics: Investments & Retirement, China, TLLP - Tesoro Logistics LP, RGLS - Regulus Therapeutics Inc., Z - Zillow Inc. Cl A, Share Portfolio, 401k, BHI - Baker Hughes Inc.
Attention older investors: There's a good chance you're doing it wrong. Today's Stocks & Topics: Investing Strategy, Earnings Report, Oil Prices, QE in Europe, SCHD - Schwab US Dividend Equity ETF, Dividends, DDD - 3D Systems Corp., SYNA - Synaptics Inc., The Stock Market Correction, Energy Stocks.
When searching for bargains, should you ignore the unloved little guys? Today's Stocks & Topics: 401k Plan, Economic Numbers, Social Security Benefits, Money Management, Bond Funds, BA - Boeing Co., PBR - Petroleo Brasileiro S/A ADS.
When you see the individual pile into one area of the market, sages say, the smart money gets out. But, wait a minute . . . Today's Stocks & Topics: Interest Rates, GDP Report, the Euro, the Earnings Misses in the First Quarter, ISIS - Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc., ACT - Actavis PLC, VNR - Vanguard Natural Resources LLC, Z - Zillow Inc. Cl A, DDD - 3D Systems Corp., TSLA - Tesla Motors Inc.
The theory of Market Efficiency says stock prices are always accurate, all the time. Could it be true? Today's Stocks & Topics: VXX - Barclays Bank PLC iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN, FB - Facebook Inc. Cl A, The Stock Market, GEOS - Geospace Technologies Corp., GLD - SPDR Gold Trust, Gold, Roth, Portfolio Management, Housing Market.
Almost 1.2 million properties in the country are in some form of foreclosure - a chance for a bargain for investors. But there are different strategies. Today's Stocks & Topics: Joshua Harris - Apollo Global Management, May-October Frame, Dividends, Stock Evaluation, Sell & Buy Back, Traders vs. Investors, Equity Index Annuities, The Stock Market, Buy & Rebalance, 401k & Roth IRA, Retirement, Asset Allocation, Bonds.
No one should hold leveraged and inverse funds for 5 months let alone 5 years. It is all about short term use, unless you are crazy. Todays Stocks & Topics Value Trap, General Motors, Stock Market Volatility, Home Sales, TMV - Direxion Daily 20 Year Treasury Bear 3X Shares, A, B or C Shares, REITs, SFTBF - SoftBank Corp.
Is Sustainability a good long term bet for mankind? Many have millions of dollars riding on it. Today's Stocks & Topics: NSC - Norfolk Southern Corp., Home Sales Report, Economic Growth, AAPL - Apple Inc., DHRM - Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd, FCX - Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., 401K, DIS - Walt Disney Co.
The list of powerful companies that have disappeared is not short and includes some historic brand names. Today's Stocks & Topics: Investing, The Fed & QE, Is there a Bond & Stock Market Correction Coming?, Wal-Mart, TSLX - TPG Specialty Lending Inc., Buy & Hold, HAIN - Hain Celestial Group Inc., Interest Rates, Bonds.
Is it going to be as good to investors in the long run as it has been lately for financial services companies? Today's Stocks & Topics: WFM - Whole Foods Market Inc., Tax Revenue, Target Date Funds, Invest Tools, Covered Calls, PAA - Plains All American Pipeline L.P., 401k, STJ - St. Jude Medical Inc., Sectors.
This proven approach requires no market forecasts and is relatively simple to initiate. Today's Stocks & Topics: EMC - EMC Corp., Volatility, AT&T & Direct TV, Reasons U.S. Economy is Recovering, BP - BP PLC ADS, BIDU - Baidu Inc. ADS, Day Trading, CSIQ - Canadian Solar Inc., Price & Value, DIS - Walt Disney Co.
The markets high fliers have hit a huge air pocket, but they still do not look like bargains. Today's Stocks & Topics: T - AT&T Inc., Energy, Minimum Require Distributions, How to Hedge Your Portfolio Against a Fall, JCP - J.C. Penney Co. Inc., PSEC - Prospect Capital Corp., KO - Coca-Cola Co., PANW - Palo Alto Networks Inc., Shorting the Market.