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07-17-18: Amazon Threat Has Pushed FedEx Stock Down More than 6 Percent in 2018

With An Online Monster Eating the Retail World Alive, FedEx Says It's Not Worried About Amazon Competition. Today's Stocks & Topics: Dividends Percentage, Retirement Plan, V - VISA Inc. Cl A, HUYA - HUYA Inc. ADR, Roth I-R-A Contributions, WBA - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., WBA - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., GS - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., CVS - CVS Health Corp.


07-16-18: As States Battle for Business, Recruitment Incentives Are the Newest Weapons

Skilled workers are already in short supply, and low unemployment rates are making the situation worse. Today's Stocks & Topics: Where to Invest, Earnings Season, Netflix, Investing in Gross Stocks, MoviePass, ING - ING Groep N.V. ADR, ETFs vs. Mutual Funds, SBUX - Starbucks Corp., T - AT&T Inc., High Quality Bonds.


07-13-18: The 7 Most Curious Questions Regarding Your 401(k)

They are great for retirement saving, but managing 401(k)s can be quirky. Today's Stocks & Topics: Emerging Markets, Market Dynamics, Market Correction, Retirement, DIS - Walt Disney Co., Financial Sector, CSCO - Cisco Systems Inc., IQ - iQIYI Inc. ADR, EOCC - Enel Generacion Chile S.A. ADR, SBRA - Sabra Healthcare REIT Inc., RARX - Ra Pharmaceuticals Inc., INGR - Ingredion Inc.


07-12-18: Sooner or Later, A Bear Market Will Become Reality

What are some of the expert strategies designed to protect your portfolio when the 'bear' arrives? Today's Stocks & Topics: Cash, Bond Market, Inflation Fears, PM - Philip Morris International Inc., LB - L Brands Inc., ENB - Enbridge Inc., Charts, GLW - Corning Inc., Bond Funds.


07-11-18: If You Must Take On Debt, What Are the Best and Worst Loans?

About 80 percent of American households now hold some form of debt, but certain types of loans should be avoided. Today's Stocks & Topics: Investment Returns, Tariffs & Prices, Can You retire Early?, Big-Tech, UA - Under Armour Inc. Cl C, Understanding Economic Fundamentals, IJR - iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF, FLY - Fly Leasing Ltd. ADR, MU - Micron Technology Inc., When to Sell, Oil Prices.


07-10-18: Asian Trade Ministers Are Planning to Create the World’s Biggest Trading Bloc

The 16-nation "R-C-E-P" would include China, Japan and India but not the U.S. Today's Stocks & Topics: Long Term Call Option, U.S. Tariffs, Inverted Yield Curve, Earnings Season, THO - Thor Industries Inc., Trump Tax Cuts, SOGO - Sogou Inc. ADR, Quit Rate.


07-09-18: 10 Stocks that Account for All the S&P 500's First-Half Gains

Big tech stocks are still doing the heavy lifting when it comes to S&P 500 Index returns. Today's Stocks & Topics: Options Trading, Tech Sector, Pension Benefits, Maximize Your Retirement Income, Overvalue vs. Undervalue Stocks, PCG - PG&E Corp., Retirement, SH - ProShares Short S&P 500, Hedging.


07-06-18: Why Travel Stocks Could Be in Trouble Just as Vacation Season Begins

With prices climbing faster than wage gains, we have the makings of a slowdown in consumer spending. Today's Stocks & Topics: $SPX - S&P 500 Index, Jobs Report, Trade War, Retirement for Couples, Roth I-R-A, The Power of ETFs – Exchange Traded Funds, BGS - B&G Foods Inc., Narrowing the Spread, GDOT - Green Dot Corp. Cl A, KLAC - KLA-Tencor Corp., DAN - Dana Inc., P.E. Range.


07-05-18: How to Take a Mini-Retirement Without Delaying Your Full Retirement

With the right planning, it may be possible to travel the world mid-career without sacrificing your long term financial goals. Today's Stocks & Topics: VWO - Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF, Bad and Good News for the Economy, Stock Market Prognostication, Trade Wars, Retirement, GELYY - Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd. ADR, Treasury Notes, WLL - Whiting Petroleum Corp., Cash Flow, PCN - PIMCO Corporate & Income Strategy Fund, Crude Oil Prices, Dollar Index.


07-04-18: 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.


07-03-18: American Families Are Feeling the Pain of Higher Oil Prices

Supply concerns are mounting and pump prices are already 27 percent higher than a year ago. Today's Stocks & Topics: AT&T Inc. & Time Warner Inc. Merge, GIS - General Mills Inc., Stocks Data, Supply Concerns, 401k, The Federal Reserve System, Risk Assessment, WMT - Walmart Inc., ETFs vs. Stocks, TRXC - TransEnterix Inc., Why Aren't You Rich?, Dividends, IDXG - Interpace Diagnostics Group Inc.


07-02-18: Tax Refunds in 2019 Could Be Much Higher

At least one expert makes the case that the anticipated 26% refund increase is a bad thing. Today's Stocks & Topics: Buying First Home, Tesla, CI - Cigna Corp., WMT - Walmart Inc., FIZZ - National Beverage Corp., BPL - Buckeye Partners L.P., The Market, Treasury Rates, Real Estate, VLO - Valero Energy Corp.


6-29-18 Tech Stocks Are On Fire Despite Global Trade Fears

Investors continue their infatuation with big tech stocks despite worries about the U.S. and China slapping tariffs on each other. Today's Stocks & Topics: WKHS - Workhorse Group Inc., FCX - Freeport-McMoRan Inc., V - VISA Inc., VGAZ - Volyngaz (UKR), AVP - Avon Products Inc., TNDM - Tandem Diabetes Care Inc.; How Have Commodities Peformed?, Should You Convert A Regular IRA To Roth IRA?, U.S. Deficit, New Emploee Opportunity To Buy Microsoft Stock At Discount--Yes or No?, Reverse Stock...


6-28-18 4 Social Security Myths and the Reasons Why They May Be Exaggerated

According to one expert, Congress can take moderate steps to mitigate revenue problems. Is he right? Today's Stocks & Topics: MTCH - Match Group Inc., GE - General Electric Co., CGC - Canopy Growth Corp., GRMN - Garmin Ltd., HCP - HCP Inc.; ETFs in India, Fed Worries About Wage Inflation, Housing at a Peak, Most Bullish Day of Year Is?


6-27-18 Stocks End the Year Higher When the Market Has Risen Going Into Summer

The S&P 500 is currently far from the more than 10 percent decline required for a correction. Today's Stocks & Topics: SEDG - SolarEdge Technologies Inc., ZTO - ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc., TGT - Target Corp., OKE - ONEOK Inc., Social Security Benefits--Will they run out?, Why Trump Has "Trade War" Stats on His Side, How Much Do We Pay for Government Debt?, Cryptocurrency Crime, Trade War Concerns from a caller, Buying A House with Retirement Funds.


6-26-18 European Union Tariffs On Select Goods Have Begun

EU's trade chief admits their action is retaliatory, but how much will this affect the U.S. economy? --- Today's Stocks & Topics: LULU - LuLu Lemon Athletica, WFC - Wells Fargo & Co., UA - Under Armour Inc., DB - Deutsche Bank AG, TEVA - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.; EU Tariffs and effect on U.S., Is It A Good Time To Buy Stocks?, U.S. Oil Production, Shorting the Market, Bank stocks.


6-25-18 The Bigger Cryptocurrencies Get, the Worse They Perform

If trust evaporates, a cryptocurrency can simply stop functioning, and thus resulting in a complete loss of value. Today's Stocks & Topics: FLO - Flower Foods Inc., RAD - Rite Aid Corp., DQ - Daqo New Energy Corp., GRPN - Groupon Inc., NTAP - NetApp Inc., UA - Under Armour Inc.; GE DOW Accounting Issues, White House Tariffs on China.


06-22-18: Reality Check: What the Average Retiree Spends Every Month

Your costs to run a household in retirement will fluctuate based on countless variables. Today's Stocks & Topics: SKX - Skechers USA Inc., MEOH - Methanex Corp., INDA - iShares MSCI India ETF, FOX - 21st Century Fox Inc., VDC - Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF; Institutional Ownership, FOMO (Fear of Missing Out), Focus on Interest Rates, Tariffs on Steel.


06-21-18: 3 Essential Things to Consider Before Starting a Business

Taking on the role of independent entrepreneur means you’ll have to balance risk and make lifestyle sacrifices. Today's Stocks & Topics: ORCL – Oracle, TCEHY - Tencent Holdings Ltd. ADR, PFE - Pfizer, SNR - New Senior Investment Group Inc., TP - T&P Resultante Fund, IQ - iQIYI Inc., LMT - Lockheed Martin Corp, AAOI - Applied Optoelectronics Inc.; Bear Markets, Stocks vs. Bonds, Goldman Sachs, What is the DOW-30?, 401k, Roth, where to invest?


06-20-18: $1 Million Isn't What It Used To Be

One expert predicts that if you want a truly secure retirement you'll need $10 million. Today's Stocks & Topics: SBUX – Starbucks, F – Ford, LUV – Southwest Airlines, PCG – PG&E, XLP – Consumer Staples, TSP and pension funding, GE out of the DOW-30, Short Term vs. Long Term Investing, Liquidity Crisis, SPY - SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust.