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

7/17/2018
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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.

Duration:00:45:54

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

7/16/2018
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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.

Duration:00:47:04

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

7/13/2018
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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.

Duration:00:45:44

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

7/12/2018
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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.

Duration:00:45:50

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

7/11/2018
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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.

Duration:00:46:14

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

7/10/2018
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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.

Duration:00:47:25

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

7/9/2018
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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.

Duration:00:46:34

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

7/6/2018
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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.

Duration:00:45:49

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

7/5/2018
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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.

Duration:00:45:54

07-04-18: Index Funds vs. Mutual Funds

7/4/2018
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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.

Duration:00:46:25

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

7/3/2018
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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.

Duration:00:46:07

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

7/2/2018
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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.

Duration:00:45:29

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

6/29/2018
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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...

Duration:00:46:33

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

6/28/2018
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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?

Duration:00:47:24

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

6/27/2018
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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.

Duration:00:48:29

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

6/26/2018
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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.

Duration:00:46:01

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

6/25/2018
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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.

Duration:00:44:44

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

6/22/2018
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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.

Duration:00:45:40

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

6/21/2018
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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?

Duration:00:46:34

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

6/20/2018
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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.

Duration:00:46:49