Rank #1: 06-07-19: Could Your Retirement Portfolio Be Too Heavily Invested In Equities?
New research finds that, in some cases, workers as young as age 35 should have no more than 70% investment in equities.
Today's Stocks & Topics: NP - Neenah Inc., Consumer Credit, Flipping Houses, Value Stocks, MMM - 3M Co., URBN - Urban Outfitters Inc., BYND - Beyond Meat Inc., NTDOY - Nintendo Co. Ltd. ADR, Options.
Rank #2: 01-15-18: Index Funds vs. Mutual Funds
Encore Presentation: The difference between index funds and mutual funds and why an index fund will almost certainly be a better investment than an actively managed mutual fund. Today's Stocks & Topics: Capital Losses, The Market in 2018, Index Funds, Proffered Stocks, Roth I-R-A & Taxes, House Prices, International Markets, Residual Value, When to Sell., I-R-As, Triple-Double Tops, How to Start Investing, Mutual Funds, Technical Analysis.
Rank #3: 01-19-18: The Worst Funds for Your 401(k)
These three groups of funds should be the last you turn to with your hard-earned retirement savings. Today's Stocks & Topics: 529 Plan, Chasing Returns, TGT - Target Corp., Dividend Reinvestment Plan – DRIP, Inverse ETFs, Risk Premium, GOV - Government Properties Income Trust, QCOM - Qualcomm Inc., Profit Taking, BA - Boeing Co., NTR - Nutrien Ltd.
Rank #4: 02-05-18: How to Manage Market Risk in 2018
Expect another year of economic growth, higher corporate profits. And along with rising equity markets, rising risks. Today's Stocks & Topics: Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM), Building Wealth, General Electric, NVDA - NVIDIA Corp., Cryptocurrency, Market Index, CCJ - Cameco Corp., TGT - Target Corp., Dividends, ABBV - AbbVie Inc., The Stock Market.
Rank #5: 01-25-18: The Super-Easy Retirement Investing Plan
Not enough time to investigate investment choices - which investments to buy and which ones to let go? Today's Stocks & Topics: POTN - Potnetwork Holdings Inc., CRRFY - Carrefour S.A. ADR, NVDA - NVIDIA Corp., Interest Rates Spread, Fitbit, Mutual vs. Index Funds, SPXL - Direxion Daily S&P 500 Bull 3X Shares, NWL - Newell Brands Inc., Inverse ETFs, Passive ETF, Support and Resistance, VRX - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., Reverse Mortgage.
Rank #6: 10 Sources of Nontaxable Income
Uncle Sam wants a bite of practically everything – so finding income that isn't taxed is difficult. Today's Stocks & Topics: Commercial Mortgage Bridge Loans, Tax Cuts & Bigger Paychecks, Retirement, ISRG - Intuitive Surgical Inc., ETFs, S - Sprint Corp., NFLX - Netflix Inc., ORLY - O'Reilly Automotive Inc.
Rank #7: When is a 'Fiduciary' Truly Acting as a Fiduciary?
The fiduciary rule aims to protect retirement investors from financial adviser conflicts of interest, but consumers still must watch out for themselves. Today's Stocks & Topics: Investing During Natural Disasters, Momentum Trades, College Savings, The Fed Beige Book, Cryptocurrencies, Hedging, Gross Margin, Stocks Comparison Software, Mutual Funds, Moeny Management, Rebuilding after Bankruptcy, Warrants, Redemption Fee, Individual Business Operation, Variable Annuities, Bonds, Pull Back, When to sell.
Rank #8: 06-06-19: Apple Is Claiming The High Road On Privacy As It 'Twists The Knife' Into Google And Facebook
Apple will require apps that allow users to sign in with their Facebook or Google accounts to also offer the option to sign in with Apple’s new privacy-focused “Sign in with Apple” system.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Interest Rates Cuts, NLY - Annaly Capital Management Inc., Junk Bonds & Regular Bonds Market, TEVA - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. ADR, Preferred Stocks, Refinancing, Oil Prices, Refinancing, Buying a House, TRBCXT - Rowe Price Blue Chip Growth Fund.
Rank #9: 01-30-18: Investing 101 for Millennials
They have as much as 70 percent in cash, versus the recommended percentage of 65-75 percent for their age group. Today's Stocks & Topics: Stop-Gap, Over Million Dollar 401ks, Home Ownership, Buying the Dip, GEO - GEO Group Inc., Venture Capital, MNK - Mallinckrodt PLC, NWL - Newell Brands Inc., VWDRY - Vestas Wind Systems A/S ADR, Balance Sheet, Value Line Investment Survey, KR - Kroger Co., DTE - DTE Energy Co.
Rank #10: 08-03-18: 4 Factors That Determine Your Financial Success
Financial planning can be very complicated because you have to balance all the information and changes in your life.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Book Value, Jobs Report, Rolling Bear Market, VRP - Invesco Variable Rate Preferred ETF, MIK - Michaels Cos. Inc., FAAMG Stocks, Moving Average, FDC - First Data Corp. Cl A, Market Cap Size, DQ - Daqo New Energy Corp. ADR., Manufacturing Jobs.
Rank #11: 7 Simple Successful Strategies for the Lazy Investor
Simple strategies not only reduce stress and confusion, but they also can bring more riches over the years. Today's Stocks & Topics: Companies in Debt, Life Insurance, 401k, Retirement, Industrial Metals, NKE - Nike Inc., DGX - Quest Diagnostics Inc., XLP - Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR ETF, STOR - STORE Capital Corp., P&L: Profit and Loss Statement, JD - JD.com Inc.
Rank #12: 5 Big Money Myths Busted
A look at common misconceptions about home ownership, retirement, investing, credit cards, and Social Security. Today's Stocks & Topics: Cryptocurrencies, Small-business Sentiment on November, Computer Chips, Interest Rates, Junk Bonds & New Tax Plan, GBTC - Bitcoin Investment Trust, Minority Interest, TWMJF - Canopy Growth Corp., KOF - Coca-Cola Femsa S.A.B. de C.V. ADR, TSLX - TPG Specialty Lending Inc., F - Ford Motor Co., BGS - B&G Foods Inc., Dividends, BAC - Bank of America Corp., ICNB - Iconic Brands Inc., Penny Stocks, Tax Cuts.
Rank #13: 10-04-18: 2 Big Red Flags For The Stock Market?
At least one equity strategist argues for a bearish outlook in the technology and consumer discretionary sectors.
Today's Stocks & Topics: DOC - Physicians Realty Trust, Health Insurance, Tesla, Most Sensitive Stocks and Bonds, JCP - J.C. Penney Co. Inc., YCharts, THO - Thor Industries Inc., Oil Prices, PVTL - Pivotal Software Inc., DIS - Walt Disney Co., Gold, RAD - Rite Aid Corp.
Rank #14: 06-05-19: Trump Advisor Hassett Expects Economy To Defy Earlier Doomsday Predictions With 3% Growth
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.
Rank #15: Bitcoin & Blockchain: Pros & Cons
How to decipher cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin. A look a the pros and cons of block chain technology. Today's Stocks & Topics: Bitcoin Futures, Fundamentals, PCG - PG&E Corp., TEVA - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. ADR, NWL - Newell Brands Inc., 401k, 403B.
Rank #16: 01-10-19: Weakest Treasuries Demand Since 2008-- A Bond-Market Warning?
To some Wall Street observers, the drop in bid-to-cover ratios is merely a mathematical necessity rather than a cause for alarm. Today's Stocks & Topics: Index Universal Life, Is This Rally Sustainable?, DPZ - Domino's Pizza Inc., What Self-Made Millionaires Have In Common?, The National Debt, Online Brokers For Stock Trading, BIDU - Baidu Inc. ADR, Junk Bond Market, AMRN - Amarin Corp. PLC ADR., WVVI - Willamette Valley Vineyards Inc.
Rank #17: 10-24-18: What You Should Do When Stocks Suffer A Large Drop
Responding to market volatility by selling stocks is hardly ever a good idea.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Stock Shorting Interests, New Home Sales Plunge, Best and Worst Sectors, Gold, VCSH - Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF, OLN - Olin Corp., Getting Into the Market, PBCT - People's United Financial Inc., FB - Facebook Inc. Cl A, GOOG - Alphabet Inc. Cl C, AAPL - Apple Inc.
Rank #18: 08-01-18: Why don't strong earnings always boost stock prices?
Snapshot headlines generally focus on two metrics, but miss an important third calculation.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Housing, TSN - Tyson Foods Inc. Cl A, Japanese Yen & The British Pound, Financial Forecast, Economic Statistics, BHF - Brighthouse Financial Inc., GLRE - Greenlight Capital Re Ltd. Cl A, CY - Cypress Semiconductor Corp., MDT - Medtronic PLC, USFD - US Foods Holding Corp., Short Ratio.
Rank #19: 11-02-18: One Bull Expert Predicts: Stocks To Surge 8 Percent To New Highs By Year-End
The recent pullback--while scary--has put some opportunity out front again.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Index Funds, Bank Stocks, KHC - Kraft Heinz Co., Jobs Report, Baby Bonds, CLM - Cornerstone Strategic Value Fund Inc., IBM - International Business Machines Corp., Strong Labor Market & Older Workers, T - AT&T Inc., VZ - Verizon Communications Inc.
Rank #20: 10-30-18: Economists: U.S. GDP ‘Impressive,’ But Investment Is A Weak Spot
Concerns include the sliding housing market, a ballooning trade deficit, and headwinds from Fed policies.
Today's Stocks & Topics: Utilities & REITs, Volatility, AFL - AFLAC Inc., Mortgages, IFN - India Fund Inc., The Stock Market, GCINX - Green Century MSCI International Index Fund Investor, Maximum Pessimism, Economy Roll-over.