Is there any such thing as the perfect investment or the perfect way TO invest? Modern Portfolio Theory has dominated the investment management scene for decades, but does it always work? No it doesn’t! It has generally lagged the S & P, and we’ll explore why!
We all want investments that only go up, never go down, cost very little to own, pay great income, and keep taxes to a minimum. We also know that there is no one investment that can do all of those things. That’s why you allocate and diversify your assets into categories by the function you need the investment to perform. In this podcast, we explore the reasoning behind strategies that are working for smart retirees right now.
Stocks for six large food retailers, including Kroger and Wal-Mart Stores, lost around $12 billion in value in a matter of hours on Thursday after the announcement that Amazon will be going on a price cutting spree storewide beginningMonday! We'll find out what Kroger and other grocers will be doing to compete what Jeff Bezos really has up his sleeve...
In case you haven't noticed, a mini boom is emerging in some areas of the commodities market, especially in the arena of base metals! Prices for copper hit their highest level in nearly three years Monday, and zinc sits at its highest price in a decade. Aluminum climbed to a three-year peak last week, and iron ore has rallied 35% since the end of May. Shares of miners like Freeport McMoran also have soared 28 percent. Several analysts believe the trend will continue, we'll review the fundamental reason why it might be true!
Three weeks ago, 65% of stocks in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index had positive momentum; now, only 35% do, says a professional analyst in Barrons. He says “There is an internal decay taking hold,” referring to the slowing upward momentum of many stocks in the S&P 500, and expects a 10% or greater correction this fall. How much risk are you taking for the reward you are expecting? Let's analyze!! And its a TATRO TUESDAY--Bill will join us to examine RISK and REWARD in this market, and what you need to know..
...It’s a Larry Kudlow Monday! Hear former Reagan economist and popular syndicated radio host Larry Kudlow dig deep into the topics of health care, the economy, and tax reform with key guests from Washington and Wall Street! A power packed show today!
It’s a JOE FRIDAY! Mortgage expert and senior loan officer Joe Capitano will join Steve and I for an in depth update of the real estate and mortgage markets but first, we’ll find out why August has been one of the worst months in history for the stock market for decades and whether or not electric cars will shut down the electric grid one day--experts say its possible! You won't want to miss today's show!
...Is the market overpriced? How much higher can it go? We'll review three different measuring sticks used by analysts to gauge how risky the market is and whether it has more gas in the tank , then Estate Planning Attorney Richard Dwornik joins us for timely estate planning tips regarding successor trustees.