Are stocks currently overpriced or under-priced in relation to their earnings? ..Are we still in a bull market by most metrics, or are their clues that we may be sliding into a bearmarket? Earnings are what big institutional investors focus on, and earnings are a good place to start for your own portfolio. But how can you tell if you are paying too much for a stock? Fortunately, financial analysts have developed a number of tools for comparison. One of those tools is the price-to-earnings ratio, or P/E ratio. Today, we're going to dig into and define the difference between the TRAILING PE ratio and the FORWARD PE, and determine if stock prices are in the bull or bear market phase right now. You don't want to miss today's show! MASTERING MONEY is on the air!!