InvestTalk

By Hosts Steve Peasley & Justin Klein | Wealth Managers and Investment Advisors

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shrpbill
 Apr 11, 2019
this is a wonderful podcast. good for experienced and beginners.

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In today's global economy, understanding investment options can be an extremely challenging task. Investors are continually bombarded with hearsay opinions and ever-changing financial data. So, to prevail, serious investors need the benefit of market education and unbiased guidance.


This realization is why a fast-growing number of listeners choose to make KPP Financial's 'InvestTalk' radio program and podcast a must have element of their investing strategy.


InvestTalk is a weekday program that examines a series of fresh and relevant investment topics while answering caller questions. InvestTalk is made possible by KPP Financial of Irvine, California. The program / podcast is hosted by KPP principals Steve Peasley and Justin Klein.

No investment question is out of bounds. Is your asset portfolio properly balanced? How can you better manage your 401(k)? How will economic events effect the real estate market?


Please tell your friends and family members that they can hear timely answers to these and many other financial and investment questions on each InvestTalk episode, with a new one every weekday. Learn more-- http://blog.investtalk.com


Episode Date
10-25-21 -- Wall Street Seeks To Change The Struggling SPAC Market
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Special purpose acquisition companies raise money on the public markets and they have come under scrutiny for disproportionate insider benefits and lucrative incentives, oftentimes at the expense of retail investors.

ALSO in this podcast: Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A. - BUD, International Business Machines Corp. - IBM, Moody's Corp. - MCO, Digital World Acquisition Corp. - DWAC; Roth IRAs, SPAC market, Bonds, Potential taxes on billionaires, Inflation and its potential effect on crypto space, Digital payments can be problematic, iTunes question on IPOs--GlobalFoundries.



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Oct 26, 2021
Best of Caller Questions 10-22-2021
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In this encore collection of listener questions, Steve Peasley and Justin Klein take turns responding to InvestTalk callers. In this compilation episode, topics include: Schwab SWPPX; Saving money for a home purchase; What do you think of the economy, Steve; Closed-ended funds; Where to store holdings for stock buying and investing?; and MORE.



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Oct 23, 2021
10-21-2021: Economists Are Concerned About the U.S. Worker Shortage
2764

There are more than ten million U.S. job vacancies spread across all sectors and the worker supply problem is holding back output and increasing inflation pressures.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: INTC - Intel Corp., Paul Tudor Jones, Banks, What to Do with Extra Money, PTY - PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund, VRM - Vroom Inc., CVNA - Carvana Co. Cl A, TSP - TuSimple Holdings Inc., LEU - Centrus Energy Corp, ETFs and Fees, U - Unity Software Inc.



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Oct 22, 2021
10-20-2021: First U.S. Bitcoin Futures ETF Launches
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The arguments in favor of this ETF include a claim that the futures market is a better place for price discovery and that it guards against market manipulation.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: I-Bonds, CDs, Tether, Oil Prices, Banks, AG - First Majestic Silver Corp, GS - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., ORAN - Orange ADR, GOOS - Canada Goose Holdings Inc., NVDA - NVIDIA Corp, Bitcoin, Selling a Put.



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Oct 21, 2021
10-19-2021: Global Energy Crisis: How Key Countries Are Responding
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As demand increases amid the pandemic fallout, there is a shortage of supply and prices are rising rapidly.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: 401k, Earnings, Economy Slowdown, Electric Vehicles, PLBY - PLBY Group Inc., Investing Books, UPS - United Parcel Service Inc. Cl B, VZ - Verizon Communications Inc., BMY - Bristol Myers Squibb Co., Railroad Industry, HAL - Halliburton Co., Foxconn.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION:  "Approximately-- How many companies are listed on U.S. Stock Exchanges?"



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Oct 20, 2021
10-18-2021: Homebuilder Sentiment Bounces Back Despite Ongoing Supply Chain Problems
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The nation’s homebuilders aren’t seeing any relief from supply chain issues that have slowed construction recently, but high buyer demand appears to be making up for it.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: CRSP - CRISPR Therapeutics AG, Productivity, Energy, Gas Bills, LTH - Life Time Group Holdings Inc., STNE – Stone Co Ltd. Cl A, Industries to Keep an Eye On, BNS - Bank of Nova Scotia, UEC - Uranium Energy Corp., RYCEY - Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC ADR.



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Oct 19, 2021
10-15-2021: Why Investing Your Emergency Fund Is a Bad Idea
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With inflation de-valuing your money over time, it can be easy to feel as if you’re “wasting” the growth potential of your emergency money by only keeping it in a savings account.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: VNOM - Viper Energy Partners L.P. Un, Retail Sales, China Buying U.S. National Gas, Inflation, OPRT - Oportun Financial Corp., F - Ford Motor Co., Oil Prices, T - AT&T Inc., DFS - Discover Financial Services, NUE - Nucor Corp.

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Oct 16, 2021
10-14-2021: Evidence Warns of the Need for a 'Cautious View' Before Investing in China
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One prominent investor says the ‘deck is stacked’ in China, so why bother?

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: QRVO - Qorvo Inc., SPY - SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust, Nuclear Energy, Gas Shortages, GLD - SPDR Gold Shares, NYCB - New York Community Bancorp Inc., SMG - Scotts Miracle-Gro Co., IHI - iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF, MU - Micron Technology Inc., PAGS - PagSeguro Digital Ltd. Cl A.



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Oct 15, 2021
10-13-2021: Study Finding: COVID Pandemic Has Disrupted Retirement Plans for 35% of Americans
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Depending on their personal situations, COVID-19 has been either a financial boom or bust for workers, and the fallout is also affecting retirement timelines.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: NEE - NextEra Energy Inc., Assets to Own, Shipping Bottleneck, Cash vs. Bonds, BGFV - Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp., T - AT&T Inc., VALE - Vale S.A. ADR, Dividends, MESA - Mesa Air Group Inc., AG - First Majestic Silver Corp., TRTN - Triton International Ltd., Portfolio Management.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION:  "In which YEAR did the U.S. Treasury begin printing PAPER MONEY? And-- in which YEAR was the $2 bill FIRST printed?"



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Oct 13, 2021
10-12-2021: Supply Chains Are Reeling Under Severe Pressure
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Despite the massive disruptions, are there potential investment opportunities across some affected sectors?

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: BRBR – Bell Ring Brands Inc. Cl A, Labor Force Participation, Earnings Season and Inflation, Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), Smart Planning & Retirement, CLF - Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., MRO - Marathon Oil Corp., INTC - Intel Corp., CRSR - Corsair Gaming Inc., Retirement Plans and Taxes.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION:  "Can you name the 12 states that DO IMPOSE an estate tax?"



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Oct 13, 2021
10-11-2021: With a TIPS, the Principal Adjusts with Inflation as Measured by CPI
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If a highly inflationary period occurs, a Treasury Inflation-Protected Security or “TIPS” promises that you’ll get your principal back in inflation-adjusted dollars.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: OPCH - Option Care Health Inc., Banks, JOAN - JOANN Inc., MRNA - Moderna Inc., APPS - Digital Turbine Inc., AEHR - Aehr Test Systems, BXS - BancorpSouth Bank, DDOG - Datadog Inc. Cl A, LUMN - Lumen Technologies Inc., BHP - BHP Group Ltd. ADR, CASH - Meta Financial Group Inc.



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Oct 12, 2021
10-8-2021: Why It Makes Sense to Have a Health Savings Account
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A health savings account offers triple tax benefits that stretch your healthcare dollars further.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: ASO - Academy Sports & Outdoors Inc., QCOM - Qualcomm Inc., Jobs Report, Selling Your Home, Ireland Tax Agreement, SAN - Banco Santander S.A. ADR, VOO - Vanguard S&P 500 ETF, PFE - Pfizer Inc., VALE - Vale S.A. ADR, RKLB - Rocket Lab USA Inc.

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Oct 09, 2021
10-7-2021: How Hackers Drained the Cryptocurrency Accounts of Thousands of Coinbase Users
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Apparently, they started with a password phishing scheme, next exploited a flaw in Coinbase security, and then emptied accounts.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: WPM - Wheaton Precious Metals Corp., ADBE - Adobe Inc., Roth I-R-As, VMHG - Victory Marine Holdings Corp., The Bond Market and Cryptocurrency, APPS - Digital Turbine Inc., MKSI - MKS Instruments Inc., Criminal Misused of Cryptocurrency, K1 Form, EPD - Enterprise Products Partners L.P., Energy.



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Oct 07, 2021
10-6-2021: U.S. and Chinese Regulators Are in a Bind Over a Three-Letter Acronym: V-I-E
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An arcane accounting term has become a focal point of securities regulators in Washington and Beijing, whose goals may be, oddly, aligned when it comes to U.S. listings of Chinese companies.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: UNM - Unum Group, Coal Supply, Builders Looking for Alternative Materials, Beijing Regulators, FBGRX - Fidelity Blue Chip Growth Fund, EPD - Enterprise Products Partners L.P., SBSW - Sibanye-Stillwater Ltd. ADR, 401k, FTNT - Fortinet Inc., SMNEY - Siemens Energy AG ADR, MPLX - MPLX L.P.



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Oct 07, 2021
10-5-2021: Expert: How to Talk About Money
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An author explains how to break the stigma and have real conversations about finances.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: PSFE - Paysafe Ltd., Supply Change Issues, Windows 11, October Crashes, VFORX - Vanguard Target Retirement 2040 Fund Investor, Target Date Funds, IEP - Icahn Enterprises L.P., Getting a Credit Card, Gains and Losses, HFC - HollyFrontier Corp., KMI - Kinder Morgan Inc., ABB - ABB Ltd. ADR.



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Oct 06, 2021
10-4-2021: Powell Says the Fed Faces ‘Difficult Trade-Off’ If Inflation Doesn’t Moderate
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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told lawmakers last week (9/30) that the central bank still expects a recent spell of high inflation to reverse but said it was difficult to pinpoint when that might happen.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: PM - Philip Morris International Inc., MO - Altria Group Inc., Chinese Stocks, The Housing Market, Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS), Dividend & Share Price, ARCVF - ARCADIS N.V., 100 Day Moving Average, GRMN - Garmin Ltd., MGNI - Magnite Inc., SPXU - ProShares UltraPro Short S&P 500, APT - Alpha Pro Tech Ltd, Retirement, SKYT - SkyWater Technology Inc. 



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Oct 05, 2021
10-1-2021: Supply Chain Issues and COVID Variant Surges Are Hurting Retailers
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With Kohl’s, Nordstrom, and Macy’s shares trading lower, and Bed Bath & Beyond feeling the pain, what's ahead for retailers?

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: VWEAX - Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Fund Admiral, Record Breaking on New IPOs, Manufacturing, BWA - BorgWarner Inc., KTRA - Kintara Therapeutics Inc., CCL - Carnival Corp., Dividends, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., COUP - Coupa Software Inc.,

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Oct 02, 2021
9-30-2021: Rising Number of Retiring Baby Boomers May Be Creating ‘Eye-Opening’ Changes
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In an economy hungry for employees, can organizations find ways to adapt and attract boomers back to jobs they held before the pandemic?

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: PYPL - PayPal Holdings Inc., SQ - Square Inc. Cl A, BIG - Big Lots Inc., OPEC, China, ETHE - Grayscale Ethereum Trust, GOEV - Canoo Inc., ATVI - Activision Blizzard Inc., SOFI - SoFi Technologies Inc., PFE - Pfizer Inc.



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Oct 01, 2021
9-29-2021: One Market Bull Has Issued A 10% Correction Warning
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The analyst went on pullback watch in midsummer and his concerns include hotter-than-expected inflation, COVID variants, and policy uncertainty in Washington DC.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: SAN - Banco Santander S.A. ADR, Food Prices, OPEC, FDX - FedEx Corp., OKE - ONEOK Inc., VALE - Vale S.A. ADR, NET - Cloudflare Inc. Cl A, BCEI - Bonanza Creek Energy Inc., Stablecoins, MCB - Metropolitan Bank Holding Corp., MU - Micron Technology Inc.



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Sep 30, 2021
9-28-2021: OPEC Chief: Surging Gas Prices Are The ‘Transition Premium’ In the Push Toward Renewables
2830

Global gas prices have tripled this year alone, sending ripples through markets and raising concerns that prices of the commodity will only continue to rise.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: SAM - Boston Beer Co. Cl A, Consumer Confidence Index, Best Countries for a Comfortable Retirement, Ford Factories, INTC - Intel Corp., UAA - Under Armour Inc. Cl A, I-R-A Rollover, Treasury Rates, QYLD - Global X NASDAQ-100 Covered Call ETF, IHI - iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF, ZG - Zillow Group Inc. Cl A, Companies Buying Shares Back, NLY - Annaly Capital Management Inc., Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION:  As we go to break, here is my trivia question: "Can you name the 7 things you may regret keeping in a safe deposit box?"



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Sep 29, 2021
9-27-2021: ROI Profits For 'Home-Flipping' Are Decreasing
2836

Returns are shrinking for several reasons including the price of home acquisition and the higher cost of rehabbing a house due to inflation and supply chain disruptions.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: Earnings Per Share, BG - Bunge Ltd., WDC - Western Digital Corp., STX - Seagate Technology Holdings PLC, TELL - Tellurian Inc., 401k Allocation, RPD - Rapid7 Inc., Jobs Report & The Market, Shipping Containers, JOAN - JOANN Inc., Stocks Go Down and Insiders Don’t Buy, SBS - Companhia de Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo ADR.



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Sep 28, 2021
9-24-2021: What Will Happen When the Fed Starts 'Tapering’?
2831

Tapering represents a teeing up of future rate hikes, though they appear to be at least a year in the distance.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: Investing in ETFs, Leading Economic Index Report, Nike Sales, Debt, Rising Taxes, WBA - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., Real Estate, POWW - AMMO Inc., TCS - Container Store Group Inc., ET - Energy Transfer LP, JPM - JPMorgan Chase & Co, Dividends.

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Sep 25, 2021
9-23-2021: Making Rapid-Fire Changes to Take Advantage of Market Trends Is Easier Said Than Done
2835

Tactical asset allocation funds typically shift between asset classes in an attempt to benefit from shorter-term changes in market trends.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: TDOC - Teladoc Health Inc, PRU - Prudential Financial Inc., GRWG – Grow Generation Corp., PLTR - Palantir Technologies Inc., 401k, VFC - VF Corp., BIG - Big Lots Inc., Tapering.



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Sep 24, 2021
9-22-2021: What Are the Options for Reducing the “Sequence of Returns” Risk?
2824

New retirees, or anyone on the verge of retiring, may want to consider what an extended stock market dip would mean for their portfolio.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: Government & Cryptocurrency, Existing Home Sales, ADC - Agree Realty Corp., Institutional Ownership, Real Estate vs. Stock Market, ISRG - Intuitive Surgical Inc., HEMZX - Virtus Vontobel Emerging Markets Oppty Fund A, Fees for Services.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION:  "Can you name WHAT ARE EXPECTED TO BE-- some of the fastest growing job areas of the next decade... and HOW MUCH they might pay?"



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Sep 23, 2021
9-21-2021: Investors Turned to Foreign Stocks in August
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Analysis shows that investors have not had a consistent 'appetite' for U.S. equity funds.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: RIO - Rio Tinto PLC ADR, Homes Construction, China, Canadian Inflation, QS – Quantum Scape Corp. Cl A, ITW - Illinois Tool Works Inc., SFM - Sprouts Farmers Market Inc., Researching a Company, Trust Funds, OGN - Organon & Co., Interest Rates, T - AT&T Inc.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION:  "Did you know that there are actually 2 different start dates for our climate's seasons? AND-- in the S&P 500, which INVESTING season has been shown to produce superior returns?"



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Sep 21, 2021
9-20-2021: Could A Proposal to Prohibit IRAs From Holding Certain Private Investments Be Bad for Some Investors?
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A tax package unveiled in the House would forbid individual retirement accounts from holding some types of private investments typically reserved for the wealthy.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: CCJ - Cameco Corp., Inflation, Inherited Stocks, CGC - Canopy Growth Corp., RIO - Rio Tinto PLC ADR (, ICLN - iShares Global Clean Energy ETF, VALE - Vale S.A. ADR, X - United States Steel Corp., RDSA - Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Cl A, INTC - Intel Corp., AAWW - Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings.



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Sep 21, 2021
9-17-2021: Is the Stock Market Undergoing a Slow-Motion Deterioration?
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One analyst thinks it is and he cites seasonal weakness, uncertainty over the COVID delta variant, and rising labor and material costs.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: SLGG - Super League Gaming Inc., VIA - Via Renewables Inc., Cryptocurrency, Free Money, TCS - Container Store Group Inc., Term Life Insurance, BIG - Big Lots Inc., STOR - STORE Capital Corp., CEI - Camber Energy Inc.



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Sep 18, 2021
9-16-2021: Bond Quality Is Closely Linked to Yield
2831

Strategic-beta corporate-bond ETFs may outperform, but investors should proceed with caution.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: BHP - BHP Group Ltd. ADR, New Cryptocurrency Fraud, Cannabis Stocks, Economic Indicators, NEM - Newmont Corp., URNM - NorthShore Global Uranium Mining ETF, T - AT&T Inc., SQ - Square Inc. Cl A, SNAP - Snap Inc., RTX - Raytheon Technologies Corp., SBSW - Sibanye-Stillwater Ltd. ADR, UNP - Union Pacific Corp., JBL - Jabil Inc.



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Sep 17, 2021
9-15-2021: Will Congress Close a Crypto Investor Tax Loophole?
2825

House Democrats have proposed a bill that would make crypto subject to anti-abuse rules, just like stocks, bonds, and other securities.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: BROS - Dutch Bros Inc., Holding Bonds, Retirement Plans, Uranium, AZZUF - Azarga Uranium Corp., ABBV - AbbVie Inc., BUD - Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A. ADR, Solar Industry, DOCRF - CloudMD Software & Services Inc., VWAGY - Volkswagen AG 1/10th ADR.



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Sep 16, 2021
9-14-2021: Oil Rises to Near Six-Week High as U.S. Supply Concerns Dominate
2835

Hurricane Ida hit the Gulf Coast hard, but the U.S. government has agreed to sell crude oil from the nation's emergency reserve to eight companies under a scheduled auction to raise money for the federal budget.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: URNM - Northshore Global Uranium Mining ETF, Consumer Price Index (CPI), Producer Price Index (PPI), Housing in China, Roth Conversion, Gold & Silver, FCX - Freeport-McMoRan Inc., ZM - Zoom Video Communications Inc., JNJ - Johnson & Johnson, APPS - Digital Turbine Inc., Late-Start Retirement, CHWY - Chewy Inc. Cl A, DOCN – Digital Ocean Holdings Inc.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION:  "As it applies to personal BUDGET guidelines, what is the '50/30/20' rule?"



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Sep 15, 2021
9-13-2021: Investing Lessons Learned from the Pandemic
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The global crisis has been just one of many challenges for investors.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: Stock Compensation, TTCF - Tattooed Chef Inc., Democrats and Tax Laws, TSN - Tyson Foods Inc. Cl A, Traditional I-R-A & Taxes, GMRE - Global Medical REIT Inc., Options, PDI - PIMCO Dynamic Income Fund, PTY - PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund, SRE - Sempra, Investing Books.



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Sep 14, 2021
9-10-2021: Hedge Funds Slash China Exposure Amid Ongoing Regulatory Crackdown
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According to one high profile firm, hedge fund exposure to Chinese equities and indexes listed in the U.S. has dropped to a two-year low.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: Growth Stocks vs. Dividends, People Quitting Jobs, Beige Book, OTTR - Otter Tail Corp., ALL - Allstate Corp., Producer Price Index, Retirement Funds Management, Jobs Report, TXRH - Texas Roadhouse Inc., UTHR - United Therapeutics Corp., Housing.

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Sep 11, 2021
9-9-2021: Growth vs. Value Investing: What You Need to Know About Both To Make the Most of Your Money
2757

Value and growth investing can be divided into all kinds of sub-strategies and competing philosophies.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: LMT - Lockheed Martin Corp., Going Green, Brian Armstrong (Coinbase), P.E. Ratio Calculation, Rollover 401k, WAMCX - Wasatch Ultra Growth Fund Investor, AFRM - Affirm Holdings Inc. Cl A, Wealth Transfer, ORCL - Oracle Corp., Covered Calls, 401k Options.



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Sep 10, 2021
9-8-2021: How Do You 'Optimize' a Portfolio for the Real World?
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An author and psychologist have argued that portfolios which factor in HOW PEOPLE BEHAVE-- are better than portfolios perfected via spreadsheet.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: PG - Procter & Gamble Co., QURE - uniQure N.V., Morgan Stanley, Income, NGVC - Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc., VZ - Verizon Communications Inc., Shipping and Logistics, DAC - Danaos Corp., BBY - Best Buy Co. Inc., JBL - Jabil Inc., ASO - Academy Sports & Outdoors Inc., AL - Air Lease Corp.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION:  "Can you describe the difference between a 401(k) plan and a 401(a) plan?"



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Sep 09, 2021
9-7-2021: In the World of FAANG Stocks, Could Netflix Have a Definite Advantage?
2724

Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Alphabet have outperformed the broader markets, but these stocks still face numerous threats.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: POR - Portland General Electric Co., ACI - Albertsons Cos. Inc., RIG - Transocean Ltd., El Salvador & Bitcoin, ARKK - Innovation ETF, Loans & The Housing Market, CLF - Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., International Stocks, MMM - 3M Co., BDRY - Breakwave Dry Bulk Shipping ETF, JOAN - JOANN Inc.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION:  "If you can't seem to get and stay ahead-- you should be aware of the key beliefs and behaviors that will keep you in perpetual debt... so, can you name 4 or 5 'debt immersion' signals?"



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Sep 08, 2021
9-6-2021 - Best of Caller Questions - Labor Day
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In this compilation program, Steve Peasley and Justin Klein field a variety of finance and investment questions from callers across the United States and around the world.


Today's Stocks & Topics: Mutual Funds vs ETFs, Retirement, Index Funds & Dividends, Saving to Buy a House, 401k Contributions, The Economy, Interest Rates, Relocating for Retirement, 401k, Investing Strategy, Rental Prices, Holdings, Real Estate, Backdoor Roth I-R-A, Investing in Australia, Companies Buying Back Stocks, EV Sector, Municipal Bonds.



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Sep 06, 2021
9-3-2021: PayPal Might Add a Stock-Trading Platform to Its Expanding Line-up
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First, PayPal took a leap into cryptocurrencies and now it is exploring ways to let users trade individual stocks.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: LCID - Lucid Group Inc., Jobs Report, GM to Halt Production, KR - Kroger Co., JOAN - JOANN Inc., TRTN - Triton International Ltd., CASY - Casey's General Stores Inc, Rising Wages, INMD - InMode Ltd., Block 5, New Investor, New China Stock Exchange,


Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Sep 04, 2021
9-2-2021: What Is the Gap Between Investor Returns and Total Returns?'
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Investor returns (also known as dollar-weighted returns or internal rates of return) often differ from reported total returns because of the timing of cash inflows and outflows.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: Real Estate Market, V - Visa Inc. Cl A, SYN - Synthetic Biologics Inc., BLK - BlackRock Inc., SLQT – Select Quote Inc., Good Dividend Stocks, KOS - Kosmos Energy Ltd., Risk, VOD - Vodafone Group PLC ADR., Charles Ponzi.



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Sep 03, 2021
9-1-2021: Coinbase Continues to Displease Customers with New 'Security Error'
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After hacking complaints last week, Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the U.S., has acknowledged it erroneously told 125,000 customers that their security settings had changed.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: CROX - Crocs Inc., Roth I-R-A, World Supply Change, Investment Software, AFRM - Affirm Holdings Inc. Cl A, Gains, Green Energy, FIGS - FIGS Inc., ADSK - Autodesk Inc., BGS - B&G Foods Inc., BWA - BorgWarner Inc.



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Sep 02, 2021
8-31-2021: What's The Smart Play Now If Housing Is 'Cooling Down'?
2774

All four regions of the U.S. reported a year-over-year decline in pending home sales, which is an indicator of home sales that are likely to take place in one to two months.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: LZB - La-Z-Boy Inc., Home Sales, China vs. Online Gaming, Portfolio Management, Tapering, BBL - BHP Group PLC ADR, ENS - EnerSys, IAUF - iShares Gold Strategy ETF, Several Roth I-R-A Accounts, ORCL - Oracle Corp., KKR - KKR & Co. Inc., FANG - Diamondback Energy Inc.,

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you name 4 or 5 'Ways to Improve Your Credit Score'?



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Sep 01, 2021
8-30-2021: Could Certain 'Fed-Proof' Stocks Be Due for A Bounce?
2750

Not all consumer discretionary stocks will perform equally, but some could be setting up for a strong end to the year.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: NSRGY - Nestle S.A. ADR, Crypto Firms, Estate Planning, SSSS - SuRo Capital Corp., RJF - Raymond James Financial Inc., Investing Strategy: The Wash Rule, BSRTF - BSR Real Estate Investment Trust, JEPI - JPMorgan Equity Premium Income ETF, TEVA - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. ADR, NAPA - Duckhorn Portfolio Inc, CAG - Conagra Brands Inc., QYLD - Global X NASDAQ-100 Covered Call ETF, Roth I-R-A.



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Aug 31, 2021
8-27-2021: Report: Amazon Plans to Open Department Stores
2759

Large retail locations that resemble department stores would be added to Amazon's book, grocery, and cashier-less convenience stores.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: BGS - B&G Foods Inc., Canadian Housing, Economic Statistics, American Foods That Have Been Banned in Other Countries, MDT - Medtronic PLC, BOMN - Boston Omaha Corp., Selling Option Puts, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc, Portfolio Risk, Buy-Sell Ratio, Gold & Silver, Short vs. Long Term.



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Aug 28, 2021
8-26-2021: Use Caution When Chasing Yield
2774

Dividend-income funds can look appealing to those seeking a stable source of income but there is some nuance to determining what constitutes a good dividend-income index strategy.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: BHP - BHP Group Ltd. ADR, Saving Money to Buy a House, SU - Suncor Energy Inc., JHG - Janus Henderson Group PLC, AG - First Majestic Silver Corp, NUE - Nucor Corp., EXAS - Exact Sciences Corp., Looking for New Companies to Invest In, REITs, BA - Boeing Co.



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Aug 27, 2021
8-25-2021: Could the Stock Market Be Wrong About a Growth Slowdown And The Delta Peak?
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One analyst believes the stock and bond markets have been delivering opposing messages regarding the strength of the economic recovery.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: SD - SandRidge Energy Inc., What is Money, ABT - Abbott Laboratories, SBSW - Sibanye-Stillwater Ltd. ADR, Selling Strategy, MUDS - Mudrick Capital Acquisition Corp. II Cl A, COG - Cabot Oil & Gas Corp., MCY - Mercury General Corp., Payments to Dividends, ESI - Element Solutions Inc., TDOC - Teladoc Health Inc., Durable goods Numbers.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "If you're thinking of purchasing a home, you've probably started shopping for a mortgage-- so, can you name several ways to obtain a home mortgage?"



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Aug 25, 2021
8-24-2021: 3 Sectors with the Biggest Fair Value Increases
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As the economic recovery continued to quickly move thanks in part to roaring consumer demand, some analysts have increased their fair value estimates at a more modest rate.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: KR - Kroger Co., Financial Quist, Habits a Self-made Millionaires, IEC - IEC Electronics Corp., IDT - IDT Corp. Cl B, VALE - Vale S.A. ADR, CFR - Cullen/Frost Bankers Inc., RCL - Royal Caribbean Group, Backdoor Roth I-R-A, COG - Cabot Oil & Gas Corp., CXM - Sprinklr Inc. Cl A.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you name 3 or 4 of the typical 'Estate Planning Mistakes' that you should avoid?"



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Aug 25, 2021
8-23-2021: Business Activity Shows Pace of Economic Expansion Slowing
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Shortages of raw materials and labor now appear to be holding back output as well as fanning inflation, according to the IHS Markit data.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: Food Service Sector, The Housing Market, Credit Cards Fees, SLI - Standard Life Investments Property Income Trust PLC, Stock Split, SCHH - Schwab U.S. REIT ETF, RMO - Romeo Power Inc., Cardano Cryptocurrency, MBT - Mobile TeleSystems PJSC ADR, ECPG - Encore Capital Group Inc., Beating SNP 500, Z - Zillow Group Inc. Cl C, COIN - Coinbase Global Inc.



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Aug 24, 2021
8-20-2021: Analyst: China’s Crackdown Not Likely to Force U.S. Investors Out Of Its Markets
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"There’s no way that we’re going to separate the capital markets of China and the U.S. because they’re too intertwined"-- but can this claim be right?

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: OGN - Organon & Co., CFG - Citizens Financial Group Inc., 10-Year Bond Yield, Reasons for a Correction, Walmart or Amazon, WTRH - Waitr Holdings Inc., NRZ - New Residential Investment Corp., RIO - Rio Tinto PLC ADR, BHP - BHP Group Ltd. ADR, PAAS - Pan American Silver Corp., The Economy, SID - Companhia Siderurgica Nacional ADR, Dividend Focus Portfolio, CPNG - Coupang Inc.


Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Aug 21, 2021
8-19-2021: Car Buyers Beware The 'Rule of 78'
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As opposed to a flat rate borrowing arrangement, a loan that utilizes the rule of 78 will cause you to have a larger outstanding principal and thus a larger amount still due.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: CI - Cigna Corp., CSCO - Cisco Systems Inc., BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR, TDOC - Teladoc Health Inc., SQFT - Presidio Property Trust Cl A, SBSW - Sibanye-Stillwater Ltd. ADR, TTD - Trade Desk Inc. Cl A, YOU - Clear Secure Inc., Interest Rates, Mining Sector, FB - Facebook Inc. Cl A, QIWI - QIWI PLC ADR, HEXO - HEXO Corp.



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Aug 20, 2021
8-18-2021: Private Capital Groups Soar on Boom in Unlisted Assets
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As investors seek to benefit from the hefty fees, the biggest listed U.S. private capital companies have more than tripled in value since last year’s market sell-off.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: LOTZ - CarLotz Inc., The Fed Meeting, Natural Gas, GOLD - Barrick Gold Corp., PBCT - People's United Financial Inc., MOGO - Mogo Inc., ROG.SW - Roche Holding AG, SPOT - Spotify Technology S.A., LCID - Lucid Group Inc., ABEV - Ambev S.A. ADR, BX - Blackstone Inc., KKRKKR & Co. Inc.



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Aug 19, 2021
8-17-2021: Employers Have No 'Return-To-Office' Plans in Place For One-Third Of Remote Workers
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The resurgence of COVID-19 cases is creating uncertainty for future plans, including the potential return to office environments.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: CRUS - Cirrus Logic Inc., WFC - Wells Fargo & Co., SBNY - Signature Bank, PRHSX - T Rowe Price Health Sciences Fund, OSK - Oshkosh Corp., Utility Grid Sector, CARR - Carrier Global Corp., CLF - Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., ROKU - Roku Inc. Cl A, Retail Sales, Dividends, Ex-Dividend Date, Riots and Insurance, JP Morgan.


TRIVIA QUESTION: "What do you suppose is the AVERAGE amount of STUDENT LOAN DEBT for persons aged 62 and older in the U.S.? AND-- how many people are in that group?"



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Aug 18, 2021
8-16-2021: Is the Fed Getting Ready to Taper Bond Purchases in September?
2771

Growing inflation pressures at the wholesale level are part of the unexpected economic data that may have opened the door for the Federal Reserve to make a policy change.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: MOGO - Mogo Inc., JLL - Jones Lang LaSalle Inc., Tesla Auto-Pilot System, PFE - Pfizer Inc., PLBY - PLBY Group Inc., PLYA - Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V., 403B, Shareholders, KWEB – Krane Shares CSI China Internet ETF, AMD - Advanced Micro Devices Inc., BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR, BIDU - Baidu Inc. ADR.



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Aug 17, 2021
8-13-2021: Is Lump-Sum Investing a Better Option Than Dollar-Cost Averaging?
2761

New research looked at rolling 10-year returns on $1 million starting in 1950 and compared results between an immediate lump-sum investment and dollar-cost averaging.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: MU - Micron Technology Inc., AMD - Advanced Micro Devices Inc., Reason Why Not Saving for Retirement, Antitrust Enforcement, 401k, HART - IQ Healthy Hearts ETF, CLX - Clorox Co., XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., VCR - Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF, WM - Waste Management Inc., ICLN - iShares Global Clean Energy ETF, IEC - IEC Electronics Corp.

 

 Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Aug 13, 2021
8-12-2021: Apple and Google Are the Targets of Proposed Legislation
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Following complaints to Congress by software developers, a new bipartisan bill would shake up the way Apple and Google run their mobile app stores.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: VICI - VICI Properties Inc., China Ports, GRBK - Green Brick Partners Inc., Producer Price Index Numbers, GRBK - Green Brick Partners Inc., NIO - NIO Inc. ADR, Relocating for Retirement, RIO - Rio Tinto PLC ADR, ACI - Albertsons Cos. Inc., WW - WW International Inc., Investing & Taxes, GMRE - Global Medical REIT Inc., AGNC - AGNC Investment Corp.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you name SOME of the myths concerning what it takes to become a millionaire?"



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Aug 13, 2021
8-11-2021: ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Loans Could Lower Your Credit Score
2750

Depending on your loan provider, even if you pay on time, taking out a POS loan can either increase, decrease or have no impact at all on your credit score.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: AMGN - Amgen Inc., ORAN - Orange ADR, Hackers, Apple Under Attack, GNOG - Golden Nugget Online Gaming Inc., DKNG - DraftKings Inc. Cl A, Closed-end Funds, D - Dominion Energy Inc., When to sell Holdings, AMED - Amedisys Inc., SCHD - Schwab US Dividend Equity ETF.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: Can you name the '5 Things Most Americans Don’t Know About Social Security?



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Aug 12, 2021
8-10-2021: Opinion: Some Things About Crypto Are Becoming Very Apparent
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The cryptocurrency space continues to be characterized by conversations surrounding its adoption and investment by large institutional investors, but its volatility remains a problem.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: WTRH - Waitr Holdings Inc., Highest Paid CEOs, More Stimulus Checks, S&P 500, LUMN - Lumen Technologies Inc., QDEL - Quidel Corp., Student Loans, BTG - B2Gold Corp., VIAC - ViacomCBS Inc. Cl B, RTLR - Rattler Midstream L.P., ETFs vs. Mutual Funds, PLUG - Plug Power Inc., PICK - iShares MSCI Global Metals & Mining Producers ETF, IIPR - Innovative Industrial Properties Inc.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "Looking back in time, how many employees did IBM have in 1915? And what do you suppose was IBM's gross income by 1925?"



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Aug 11, 2021
8-9-2021: How to Invest in the Single-Family Rental Market Without Buying a House
2788

Fundrise offers a way for smaller, unaccredited investors to compete, but what are the risks?

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: Rental Prices, Big Stores that are Closing, Cryptocurrency, TYL - Tyler Technologies Inc., INTC - Intel Corp., CLX - Clorox Co., CAH - Cardinal Health Inc., XLE - Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF, How to Become a Financial Advisor, PWR - Quanta Services Inc., Cash Investing, MO - Altria Group Inc.

 

 TRIVIA QUESTION: By definition, WHAT is an RMD? AND--can you name a few of the accounts that have RMD requirements?"



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Aug 10, 2021
8-6-2021: More Than 7.5 million Americans Are Headed Toward An 'Unemployment Cliff'
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Those who could be ineligible for state benefits include the long-term unemployed, the self-employed, gig workers, and freelancers.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: PPL - PPL Corp., VST - Vistra Corp., JHML - John Hancock Multifactor Large Cap ETF, LUMN - Lumen Technologies Inc., XPO - XPO Logistics Inc., GXO - GXO Logistics Inc., Jobs Report, 401k, NIO - NIO Inc. ADR, The Cost of Flying to Space, REITs, Electric Vehicles.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: By definition, WHAT is an RMD? AND--can you name a few of the accounts that have RMD requirements?"

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Aug 07, 2021
8-5-2021: 7 Ways to Reduce Your Required Minimum Distributions in Retirement
2773

You've been busy saving in your retirement accounts, but have you learned the best way to withdraw money in your golden years?

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: TGLS - Tecnoglass Inc., Savings, Electric Vehicles, Real Estate, XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., HSBC - HSBC Holdings PLC ADR, VST - Vistra Corp., Inherited I-R-A, VEDL - Vedanta Ltd. ADR, Roth 401k & Required Minimum Distribution, PAM - Pampa Energia S.A. ADR., HPQ - HP Inc., ABB - ABB Ltd. ADR, RXT - Rackspace Technology Inc.



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Aug 06, 2021
8-4-2021: Household Debt Surges to Highest Level In 14 Years
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According to the Federal Reserve, household debt in the second quarter jumped to nearly $15 trillion.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: GNTX - Gentex Corp., August Statistics, IPOs, Hedge Funds, Amazon's Drone Delivery Program, SEMR - SEMrush Holdings Inc., CRSP - CRISPR Therapeutics AG, HACK - ETFMG Prime Cyber Security ETF, LB – L Brands Inc., VSCO - Victoria's Secret & Co., APPS - Digital Turbine Inc., RXN - Rexnord Corp., TGT - Target Corp.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "Personal finance website Bankrate-dot-com ranked each U.S. state across five key areas. What states were determined to be the WORST places to retire?"



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Aug 05, 2021
8-3-2021: It Looks Like U.S. Consumers Are Ready and Willing to Spend More
2702

According to Mastercard, consumer spending in America is on pace to exceed pre-pandemic levels, and “aversion to cash” is leading to an increase in digital payments.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: Long-Short Mutual Funds, Investing for Kids, Over the Counter Stocks, ETFs, Cryptocurrency for Beginners, 401k, How Many Stocks in a Portfolio, RGR - Sturm Ruger & Co., VXUS - Vanguard Total International Stock ETF, Health Savings Account, AAPL - Apple Inc., Supply Changes, SKLZ - Skillz Inc, ADBE - Adobe Inc., PLBY - PLBY Group Inc., UNP - Union Pacific Corp., GE - General Electric Co., GE Reverse Split.

 

 TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you name 4 or 5 reasons why you might be better off downsizing before retirement?"



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Aug 04, 2021
8-2-2021: Could Higher Inflation Benefit Financial-Services Companies?
2767

After the recent increase in stock prices, the median North American financial sector stock trades at a 10% premium to its fair value estimate.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: SCHW - Charles Schwab Corp., Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG), Wages, MGA - Magna International Inc., Roth I-R-A, LVS - Las Vegas Sands Corp., INFL - Horizon Kinetics Inflation Beneficiaries ETF, BIG - Big Lots Inc., SAM - Boston Beer Co. Cl A, SWBI - Smith & Wesson Brands Inc., GM - General Motors Co., GOLD - Barrick Gold Corp., NTDOF - Nintendo Co. Ltd.



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Aug 03, 2021
7-30-2021: Can You Put Too Much into A Health Savings Account?
2758

HSA investors are attracted to the accounts' benefits--the ability to make pretax contributions, enjoy tax-free compounding, and take tax-free withdrawals to pay qualified healthcare expenses.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: DUOL - Duolingo Inc., Robinhood, Housing, Economic Data, Costco Membership Card, 10 Used Things Not to Buy, AFRM - Affirm Holdings Inc. Cl A, Portfolio Management, Put/Call Ratio, ALT - Altimmune Inc., NKLA - Nikola Corp., HACK - ETFMG Prime Cyber Security ETF. 

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "According to a CEO who claims to have read more than 1,000 resumes, WHAT ARE a few of the things you should NOT have on your resume?"

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Jul 31, 2021
7-29-2021: With FED Rates Held to Near Zero, What Are Your Best Moves?
2763

The low-interest rate environment will end at some point and the catalyst could be increasing inflation.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: BMY - Bristol Myers Squibb Co., Pandemic Winners and Losers, Washington’s Oil Lobby and Climate Change, China, The Fed & REITs, SNP 500, IRBT - iRobot Corp., FUJHY - Subaru Corp. ADR, FUJHF - Subaru Corp., T - AT&T Inc., BGFV - Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp., JOAN - JOANN Inc., JNJ - Johnson & Johnson.



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Jul 30, 2021
7-28-2021: Is E-Commerce Cooling Now and Will There Be a Holiday Shipping Surge?
2768

Domestic package volume could come under pressure as shoppers return to stores and customers scramble to replenish inventory.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: PEY - Invesco High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers ETF, Employee Stock Options, Reopening of the Economy, MNMD - Mind Medicine (MindMed) Inc., APPH - AppHarvest Inc., ET - Energy Transfer LP, HII - Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc., CLM - Cornerstone Strategic Value Fund Inc., Paying Off Your Mortgage, Raising Minimum Wage, INTU - Intuit Inc., ALB - Albemarle Corp., CHPT - ChargePoint Holdings Inc, Brokers Account.



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Jul 29, 2021
7-27-2021: If Retirement Is Looming, Where Should You Keep Your Money?
2772

As you approach your non-working years, it’s crucial to make sure you’ve got a clear plan for how you can afford to live on a fixed income-- and how your cash is invested.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: PLBY - PLBY Group Inc., ABBV - AbbVie Inc., How to Pay Your Mortgage Faster, Chinese Stocks, Employee Rights, POAHY - Porsche Automobile Holding SE ADR, QS – Quantum Scape Corp. Cl A, MGM - MGM Resorts International, PLTR - Palantir Technologies Inc., Stock Search Engine, LVS - Las Vegas Sands Corp., AMD - Advanced Micro Devices Inc.



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Jul 28, 2021
7-26-2021: Oil Prices Take a Hit After Massive Hedge Fund Sales
2795

Much of the bullish sentiment and hedge fund position-building that helped push Brent crude towards a multi-year high has since ebbed away.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: Buying a House, BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR, Mortgage and Foreclosure, Pass Performance, Credit Scores, CROX - Crocs Inc., Pensions, WISH – Context Logic Inc., PLBY - PLBY Group Inc., EAF - GrafTech International Ltd., HCSG - Healthcare Services Group Inc., BMEAX - BlackRock High Equity Income Fund Investor A, PRIM - Primoris Services Corp., SLGN - Silgan Holdings Inc., MSFT - Microsoft Corp.



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Jul 27, 2021
7-23-2021: How to Best Handle Supply Chain 'Blind Spots'
2718

In the manufacturing business, it is essential to deliver on trust and reliability-- so maintaining supply chains is critical.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: Using Retirement Money to Buy a House, Jobless Claims, Home Depot, Supply Changes, MAA - Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc., SHOP - Shopify Inc. Cl A, AMRK - A-Mark Precious Metals Inc., Benefits, PLBY - PLBY Group Inc., Health Savings Account, Flexible Expending Account, Portfolio Management, SPKE - Spark Energy Inc.

  

TRIVIA QUESTION: "In a recent survey, The Federal Reserve found that approximately 46% of adults in America couldn't pay a $400 emergency expense — or would have to borrow to do so. So, can you NAME the 7 types of emergencies that can quickly create extreme financial hardship?"

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Jul 24, 2021
7-22-2021: Do Stock Market Records Rest More on Faith Than Corporate Profits?
2742

Wall Street’s expectations for this year’s corporate profits are still below where they were a year before the pandemic-- yet the S&P 500 is up 60%.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: INFL - Horizon Kinetics Inflation Beneficiaries ETF, Housing Shortage, Low Volatility Funds, QDEL - Quidel Corp., CNC - Centene Corp., SWX - Southwest Gas Holdings Inc., BX - Blackstone Group Inc., UL - Unilever PLC ADR, IGXT – Intel Genx Technologies Corp., Dividends, BG - Bunge Ltd., VALE - Vale S.A. ADR.



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Jul 23, 2021
7-21-2021: Housing Starts Rise in June, Building Permits Fall
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U.S. home building increased more than expected in June, but expensive lumber, and shortages of labor and land, continued to constrain the ability of builders to meet demand.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: IIPR - Innovative Industrial Properties Inc., NAT - Nordic American Tankers Ltd., DHT - DHT Holdings Inc., RKT - Rocket Cos. Inc., GS - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., IWN - iShares Russell 2000 Value ETF, Saving for Retirement, JOAN - JOANN Inc., Consumer Sentiment, Roth I-R-A, CRM - Salesforce.com Inc., INFL - Horizon Kinetics Inflation Beneficiaries ETF, NVDA - NVIDIA Corp., Commodities & Sustainable Energy.



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Jul 22, 2021
7-20-2021: Robinhood IPO: Could the Valuation Be Worth $35 billion?
2737

According to its prospectus, the stock trading app is hoping to sell 55 million shares at a range of $38 to $42 per share.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: WFG - West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd, Bitcoin, Saving for Retirement, Are You Considered Middle Class, OKE - ONEOK Inc., CCL - Carnival Corp., XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., How Often Should You Review Your Portfolio, COHU - Cohu Inc., Should You Pay Off Student Loans or Invest, PLBY - PLBY Group Inc., DIA - SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF Trust, IWB - iShares Russell 1000 ETF, T - AT&T Inc., VZ - Verizon Communications Inc.


TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you name 4 or 5 companies that have made the "list of corporate downfalls"? I am talking about highly recognizable names that were once respected brands... but are now... defunct."



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Jul 21, 2021
7-19-2021: Inflation Threat May Be Boosted by Changes in Globalization, Demographics and E-Commerce
2718

For the past few decades, the Federal Reserve has succeeded in keeping inflation low—perhaps too low.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: MZDAY - Mazda Motor Corp. ADR, Healthcare Coverage and Retirement, TUP - Tupperware Brands Corp., Investors Sentiment, Inflation Protected Bonds, CAR - Avis Budget Group Inc., AGCO - AGCO Corp., Rollover 401k into a Roth I-R-A, SE - Sea Ltd. ADR, BWA - BorgWarner Inc., Shorting and Bankruptcy, TIPs, VFF - Village Farms International Inc.



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Jul 20, 2021
7-16-2021: One Analyst Has Warned the Dollar Is 'Doomed' In the Long-Term Due to Rising Deficits
2733

The CEO of Double Line Capital has offered a dire assessment on the U.S. dollar because of rising U.S. trade and budget deficits.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: LLNW - Limelight Networks Inc., Retail Sales Report, Average of the Social Security Check, Home Values, One Year CD Rates, SNAP - Snap Inc., AOUT - American Outdoor Brands Inc., NYCB - New York Community Bancorp Inc., FIGS - FIGS Inc., LUMN - Lumen Technologies Inc., JEPI - JPMorgan Equity Premium Income ETF, ARCC - Ares Capital Corp., ATWT - ATWEC Technologies Inc.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "Henry Ford founded his company in 1903... but WHEN did "Ford Motor Company" first go public-- which YEAR? AND--what do you suppose was the price of the cheapest Ford automobile back in 1949? HINT: the vehicle was a so-called "business coupe".

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Jul 16, 2021
7-15-2021: Are '529 Savings Plans' A Good Place to Hold the Money You Save For A Student's College Education?
2713

One expert says that for parents and guardians who want to help fund their child’s higher education, the best place to keep that money may not be a typical savings or investment account.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: AGR - Avangrid Inc., Saving Money for Retirement, House Depreciation, ETFs, MTA - Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd., CLX - Clorox Co., Stockbrokers, AHT - Ashford Hospitality Trust, CAR - Avis Budget Group Inc., Bonds, Selling Stocks and Capital Gains, Manufactured Products.

  

TRIVIA QUESTION: "Not all car dealers are dishonest, but you could have the bad luck to encounter such an operation... So, what are a few of the sneaky tricks that are often used by unscrupulous dealers-- what are the warning signs that tell you to AVOID that dealer?"



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Jul 16, 2021
7-14-2021: Surging Prices for Used Cars, Gasoline, Food, And Airfare Are Propelling the Inflation Increase
2696

According to the Labor Department, over the past year, used car and truck prices leaped 45% while car and truck rental costs skyrocketed 87%.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: CRSR - Corsair Gaming Inc., URNM - NorthShore Global Uranium Mining ETF, GILT - Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., GPI - Group 1 Automotive Inc., RBLX - Roblox Corp., T - AT&T Inc., Inflation, SPCE - Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc., Producer Price Index (PPI), Support Levels, AEM - Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd., Restaurants, WFG - West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd., DDD - 3D Systems Corp., U.S.-China Maritime Agreement.

  

TRIVIA QUESTION: "What is the AVERAGE retirement age in the United States? And what is the minimum 'nest egg' you need to retire in any U.S. state?"



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Jul 15, 2021
7-13-2021: What You Should Know About the Largest Group of Homebuyers in The U.S.
2725

According to a new Millennial home buyer report, nearly one-third of respondents say COVID-19 pushed them to begin house hunting earlier than planned.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: TEVA - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. ADR, BRKB - Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B, Consumer Price Index, Crypto currencies, BTI - British American Tobacco PLC AD, MPLX - MPLX L.P., DIDI - DiDi Global Inc. ADR, Saving for Retirement, VERV - Verve Therapeutics Inc, ENR - Energizer Holdings Inc., Precious Metals, NHI - National Health Investors Inc. 

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "What would $1,000 invested in certain stocks 10 years ago--- be worth today?"



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Jul 14, 2021
7-12-2021: New Study Finds A 13% Increase in Average Retirement Savings Year-Over-Year
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The pandemic put millions of people out of work and onto government aid, but now more than half of Americans say they are in financial recovery mode.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: Buying a House and Taxes, PYPL - PayPal Holdings Inc., U - Unity Software Inc., DRKTF - Darktrace PLC, LEN - Lennar Corp. Cl A, JAGGF - Jaguar Mining Inc., QYLD - Global X NASDAQ-100 Covered Call ETF, TPC - Tutor Perini Corp., CODI - Compass Diversified Holdings, Buying the Dip, Inflation.



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Jul 13, 2021
7-9-2021: Study: Crypto and Investment Scams Are Skyrocketing
2759

2020 was a record year having almost 27,000 investment and cryptocurrency scams, and 2021 is on pace to exceed that number.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: Stock Dividends, Inflation, MTZ - MasTec Inc., CLOV - Clover Health Investments Corp. Cl A, MPX - Marine Products Corp., BTG - B2Gold Corp., Retirement Portfolio, PLBY - PLBY Group Inc., BODY - Beachbody Co. Inc., Mortgages, MPW - Medical Properties Trust Inc.

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Jul 10, 2021
7-8-2021: Mortgage Applications Have Dropped to Their Lowest Level Since Before The Pandemic Hit
2785

The triggering factors include higher home prices, an insufficient housing supply, and higher average loan amounts.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: MA - Mastercard Inc., V - Visa Inc. Cl A, Consumer Borrowing, Biden Administrations and China, ZDGE - Zedge Inc. Cl B, Retirement, EOG - EOG Resources Inc., CASY - Casey's General Stores Inc., SFM - Sprouts Farmers Market Inc., Selling a House, and Invest the Money.



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Jul 09, 2021
7-7-2021: Do Warning Signs for The Global Economy Indicate Central Banks Will Be In An 'Impossible Position'?
2846

One economist says debt ratios are much higher than in the 1970s, and a mix of loose economic policies and negative supply shocks threatens to fuel inflation rather than deflation.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: TTWO - Take-Two Interactive Software Inc., PAYX - Paychex Inc., Private Mortgage Insurance, SONY - Sony Group Corp. ADR, MSI - Motorola Solutions Inc., The Wash Sale Rule, Saving for Retirement, Funds’ Performance, PSTH - Pershing Square Tontine Holdings Ltd. Cl A, Cash, Pullback.



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Jul 08, 2021
7-6-2021: U.S.-Listed Shares of China Companies Drop on Worry Of More Crackdowns
2825

Concerns about investing in Chinese stocks have grown in recent years, and now officials in China have launched a cybersecurity review of one stock which is fueling more risk fears.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: Investing in Other Sectors, Female Economy, Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC), SFM - Sprouts Farmers Market Inc., The Real Estate Market, Shorting AAPL - Apple Inc., Company Going Public, Bitcoin, Retirement, CPB - Campbell Soup Co.



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Jul 07, 2021
7-5-2021 - Best of Caller Questions
2766

In this compilation program, Steve Peasley and Justin Klein field a variety of finance and investment questions from callers across the United States and around the world.


Today's Stocks & Topics: Long-Short Mutual Funds, Investing for Kids, Over the Counter Stocks, ETFs, Cryptocurrency for Beginners, 401k, How Many Stocks in a Portfolio, Stocks Indicators, I-Bonds, Unusual Expectations, How to Get Stocks Information, Stock Adjustment, Investing in ETFs, Investing at Old Age, Stimulus Check, Equity, Company Stocks.



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Jul 05, 2021
7-2-2021: Has the Market Already Picked a Winner In The EV Race?
2762

Tesla’s lofty valuation, about 137 times forward price-to-earnings, speaks volumes about where investors are placing their bets as legacy auto manufacturers rush to develop their own EV projects.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: TSN - Tyson Foods Inc. Cl A, Jobs Report, Five Biggest DOW Losers, OPEC Meeting, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., FNV - Franco-Nevada Corp., ATOS - Atossa Therapeutics Inc., Annuities, SWBI - Smith & Wesson Brands Inc., Retirement. 

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "How Much Money Do You Need to Earn to Be ‘Rich’ in YOUR State?"

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Jul 03, 2021
7-1-2021: The Tax Benefits of an HSA--Health Savings Account
2807

An HSA allows you to contribute pretax income, so it produces powerful tax savings that stretch your healthcare dollars.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: CRLBF - Cresco Labs Inc., First Half and Back Half of the Year, CCIV - Churchill Capital Corp. IV Un, Stock Splits and Charting, CVS - CVS Health Corp., SOFI - SoFi Technologies Inc., Cryptocurrency Strategy, Mutual Funds vs. ETFs, Investing in CDs, GOOG - Alphabet Inc. Cl C.



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Jul 02, 2021
6-30-2021: Job Site 'Monster' Says 95% Of Workers Are Considering Changing Jobs
2835

According to the Labor Department, a record 4 million people quit their jobs in April alone-- so what is going on?

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: GRWG – Grow Generation Corp., ASO - Academy Sports & Outdoors Inc., IRS & Tax Returns, Annuities Popularity, ASO - Academy Sports & Outdoors Inc., SYF - Synchrony Financial, AZN - AstraZeneca PLC ADR, Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), Funds From Operations (FFO), ADP National Employment Report, BTG - B2Gold Corp., Housing Stocks, VPU - Vanguard Utilities ETF, SPY - SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust.


 

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you name 3 or 4 reasons WHY it is harder for many people to save for retirement nowadays... compared to 50 years ago?"



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Jun 30, 2021
6-29-2021: FED Official Warns: U.S. Cannot Afford Housing Market ‘Boom and Bust’
2838

In the real estate market, high and low-cost housing cycles have occurred multiple times and they have frequently been a source of financial stability concerns.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: Retirement, Fidelity Youth Account, Facebook Antitrust Lawsuit, CCI - Crown Castle International Corp., Gold, SREV – Service Source International Inc., NCLH - Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., STZ - Constellation Brands Inc. Cl A, FTNT - Fortinet Inc., Small Business and Taxes, QQQ - Invesco QQQ Trust Series I.



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Jun 30, 2021
6-28-2021: In an Already Constrained Microchip Market, Will An Nvidia / ARM Merger Help Or Hurt?
2827

Amid a major global chip shortage that could last until 2023, there are concerns relating to export control and digital sovereignty.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: TIPs vs. i-Bonds, The Fed, Unemployment Impacts, WMT - Walmart Inc., TGT - Target Corp., KBWY - Invesco KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT ETF, TRCH - Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc., MMAT - Meta Materials Inc., Stock Trend, PFF - iShares Preferred & Income Securities ETF, TCEHY - Tencent Holdings Ltd. ADR.



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Jun 29, 2021
6-25-21: The Secret Power Of Roth Individual Retirement Accounts
2735

For traditional 401(k) plans and IRAs, you generally get a tax break when you make contributions and then pay taxes on the withdrawals in retirement——but Roth versions can be very different. Today's stocks and topics: TSN-Tyson Foods Inc., DOCU-DocuSign Inc., UBX-Unity Biotechnology Inc., PLL-Piedmont Lithium Inc., FMAT-Fidelity MSCI Materials Index ETF; Inflation?, Housing stocks?, KPP Premium Newsletter: 2-stock hints, market analysis, portfolio management--Balance Sheets dynamics.



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Jun 26, 2021
6-24-21: Sales Of Newly Built Homes Have Slowed To Their Lowest Pace In A Year
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In spite of the effects from the COVID-19 pandemic, new home sales are still 9.2% above where they were a year ago. Today's stocks and topics: Retirement strategies--Justin comments; DKNG-DraftKings Inc., CVI-CVR Energy Inc., ODFL-Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., ARCB-ArcBest Corp, MMM-3M Co., VIAC-ViacomCBS Inc. , RUN-SunRun Inc., KO-Coca-Cola Co., CPNG-Coupang Inc., NNOX-Nano-X Imaging Ltd. , portfolio management.



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Jun 25, 2021
6-23-2021: How Could a Change in Required 401(k) Withdrawal 'Age Triggers' Benefit You?
2834

Most individuals take more than the required minimum because they need the money, but extra time would enable more strategy planning for retirement assets.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: ENB - Enbridge Inc., Stock Split, FSR - Fisker Inc., Financial Advice for an 18-year-old, LX – Lexin Fintech Holdings Ltd. ADR, JAZZ - Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC, Young Investor, CC - Chemours Co., DSX - Diana Shipping Inc., CORE - Core-Mark Holding Co. Inc.



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Jun 24, 2021
6-22-2021: Could the Stock Market Be Wrong About The Federal Reserve And Interest Rates?
2791

Monday’s aggressive stock market rally occurred despite fears that investors still are not appreciating how quickly the Federal Reserve could start raising interest rates.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: SAM - Boston Beer Co. Cl A, CRLBF - Cresco Labs Inc., K - Kellogg Co., DE - Deere & Co., TSN - Tyson Foods Inc. Cl A, VZ - Verizon Communications Inc., T - AT&T Inc., RMD - ResMed Inc., TOT - Total Energy Services Inc., QYLD - Global X NASDAQ-100 Covered Call ETF, Market Cap and Stock Price, Non-Fungible Token – TFNs, PLBY - PLBY Group Inc.



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Jun 23, 2021
6-21-2021: After Hitting Historic Highs, Lumber Prices Had Their Biggest Drop Ever
2771

With better than a 400% cost move in a 15-month period of time, the volatility involved causes price adjustments.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: WFC - Wells Fargo & Co., Pension Funds, Job Market, What to do with 100k, FLT – Fleet Cor Technologies Inc., GOLD - Barrick Gold Corp., PLTR - Palantir Technologies Inc., FCX - Freeport-McMoRan Inc., 401k, NLS - Nautilus Inc.



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Jun 22, 2021
06-18-2021 - Best of Caller Questions
2766

In this compilation program, Steve Peasley and Justin Klein field a variety of finance and investment questions from callers across the United States and around the world.



Today's Stocks & Topics: Roth IRA, Mutual Funds, Rebuilding after Bankruptcy, Pullbacks, P.E. Ratio, High Yield, 200 Day Moving Average, New Roth I-R-A, Treasury Bonds, 15 or 30 Year Mortgage, Equity & Retirement, Exchange vs. O-T-C Stocks, Buy & Sell ETFs, Life Insurance, New Investor Question, Weak Dollar, Cannabis Companies, Starting Out, Stocks Indicators, Keep or Sell.



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Jun 18, 2021
6-17-2021: Could Commodities and Related Stocks Be Offering A ‘Great Buying Opportunity’?
2712

At least one market strategist believes that commodities are entering a multiyear bull market.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: IVR - Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc., CLF - Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., RF - Regions Financial Corp., CAT - Caterpillar Inc., MPLX - MPLX L.P., ROOT - Root Inc. Cl A, Investing in Cryptocurrency, OKE - ONEOK Inc., Jobs Report, LEI: Leading Economic Indicators.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you name at least 2 or 3 MONEY rules that millionaires swear by?"



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Jun 18, 2021
6-16-2021: The $30 Billion Splash in The Exchange-Traded Fund Space
2722

Could Dimensional Funds’ pivot be a major catalyst for the $21 trillion mutual fund industry-- prompting it to begin switching over to the ETF format?

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: TGB - Taseko Mines Ltd., Software Stocks, ALLY - Ally Financial Inc., Stocks Indicators, BLDE - Blade Air Mobility Inc., RH - RH, CDNA - CareDx Inc., Inflation, IT - Gartner Inc., Portfolio Management, BIDU - Baidu Inc. ADR, TIP - iShares TIPS Bond ETF.

 

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "After marriage, will your credit report be MERGED with your spouse? AND-- will you LOSE your credit history if you change your last name?



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Jun 17, 2021
6-15-2021: Inflation Fears Have Been Amplified by Rising Consumer Prices
2742

In a recent Federal Reserve Bank of New York survey, expectations rose with regard to how much more consumers will have to spend on homes, food, rent, and gas.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., Inflation, Reasons to Stay Bullish on the Market, Retail Sales, California Ending Restrictions, Electric Vehicles, Stock Evaluation, HA - Hawaiian Holdings Inc., SMH - VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF, SOXS - Direxion Daily Semiconductor Bear 3X Shares, BB - BlackBerry Ltd., ATKR - Atkore Inc., ABNB - Airbnb Inc. Cl A, GSK - GlaxoSmithKline PLC ADR, The Wash Rule.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "You might be planning to place your home on the real estate market-- but can you name at least 5 of the many known problems that will stop someone buying your home?"



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Jun 16, 2021
6-14-2021: Another Mall Owner Has Filed for Bankruptcy Protection
2754

The COVID-19 pandemic has created significant challenges for the owner of shopping centers in the Chicago area and across the country with Washington Prime seeking protection after its rent revenue declined by 20%.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: PSFE - Paysafe Ltd., Housing Market, AZRE - Azure Power Global Ltd., MIC - Macquarie Infrastructure Corp., VLVLY - Volvo AB ADR, JP Morgan, VIAC – Viacom CBS Inc. Cl B, KRBN – Krane Shares Global Carbon ETF, VEIRX - Vanguard Equity Income Fund Admiral, DDOG - Datadog Inc. Cl A, Choppy Market.

 

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "What is the average AGE of vehicles on the road in the U.S.--in years? AND---how MANY car owning households are there in the United States as of 2021?"



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Jun 15, 2021
6-11-2021: Inflation Signal: Consumer Prices Jumped 5% in May, Fastest Pace Since 2008
2849

According to the Labor Department, the consumer price index, which represents food, energy, groceries, housing costs and sales across a spectrum of goods, rose 5% from a year earlier.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: AAPL - Apple Inc., FIVE - Five Below Inc., BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR, CMRE - Costamare Inc., ARKK - ARK Innovation ETF,

GSL - Global Ship Lease Inc. Cl A, VRTX - Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc., 10 Year Treasury Rate, China & Prices, GVA - Granite Construction Inc., Commodities.

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Jun 12, 2021
6-10-2021: National Retail Federation Expects 'Fastest Growth" Since 1984
2842

The trade group has interpreted what it sees ahead as 'clear signs of a strong and resilient economy'.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: LEVI - Levi Strauss & Co. Cl A, COST - Costco Wholesale Corp., PEP - PepsiCo Inc., LIT - Global X Lithium & Battery Tech ETF, PENN - Penn National Gaming, Inc., NGUGF - New Guinea Gold Corp., CLF - Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., Fractional Shares, LVS - Las Vegas Sands Corp., RUSHA - Rush Enterprises Inc. Cl A, Employee Purchase Programs, GAN - GAN Ltd.



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Jun 11, 2021
6-9-2021: Comparing Traditional IRAs With Roth IRAs
2840

Traditional and Roth IRAs both offer tax breaks, but not at the same time and younger investors will likely benefit more from a Roth IRA.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: HMC - Honda Motor Co. Ltd. ADR, ORI - Old Republic International Corp., SCHW - Charles Schwab Corp., EC - Ecopetrol S.A. ADR, PBA - Pembina Pipeline Corp., VLVLY - Volvo AB ADR, WFG - West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd., Refinancing Funds, MDP - Meredith Corp., Contributions.



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Jun 10, 2021
6-8-2021: SEC Will Monitor Ongoing Volatility In 'Certain' Stocks
2846

In January, amid one historic short squeeze, the SEC vowed to protect individual traders and to scrutinize actions taken by brokerages.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: CCV - Churchill Capital Corp. V Cl A, Jobs Openings, Bitcoin, GE - General Electric Co., Billionaires and Taxes, PLBY - PLBY Group Inc., PRN - Invesco DWA Industrials Momentum ETF, GNRC - Generac Holdings Inc., XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., Where to Invest, BTI - British American Tobacco PLC ADR, TEN - Tenneco Inc. Cl A.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you name 3 or 4 things YOU should NEVER DO with your money--and why?"



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Jun 09, 2021
6-7-2021: What Are 'I-Bonds' And Could They Be An Inflation Protection Option?
2795

As older investors and retirees look for ways to maintain purchasing power, there is a lower risk option they can purchase through the U.S. government—but this may not be a smart move for every investor.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: ABT - Abbott Laboratories, Crypto-Scams, 529 Plans, PSLV - Sprott Physical Silver Trust, Copper, Investment Strategy, TECK - Teck Resources Ltd. Cl B, BGS - B&G Foods Inc., CRWD - Crowd Strike Holdings Inc. Cl A, MELI - Mercado Libre Inc.



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Jun 08, 2021
6-4-2021: Low Interest Rates Make Borrowing Attractive but There Is a Catch
2845

Saving for a down payment on a house or car is difficult when low interest rates encourage borrowing-- because debt has to be repaid at some point.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: T - AT&T Inc., OMF - OneMain Holdings Inc., QYLD - Global X NASDAQ-100 Covered Call ETF, College Saving Plan, HUN - Huntsman Corp., VALE - Vale S.A. ADR, SNAP - Snap Inc., CHX - ChampionX Corp., Jobs Report, Selling Real Estate.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you name at least ONE stock-traded manufacturer of human body thermometers? AND--looking back in time, WHEN (which YEAR) do you think the earliest known-- but crude-- configuration of a human thermometer was invented?"

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Jun 05, 2021
6-3-2021: The Pandemic Motivated A 24% Increase in Consumer Purchases Through Apple Apps
2841

According to its study, Apple says the $643 billion generated through iPhone and iPad apps in 2020 included $511 billion from sales of physical goods and services.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: HZO - MarineMax Inc., Pensions, MDC - M.D.C. Holdings Inc., V - Visa Inc. Cl A, Trust, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., HTGC - Hercules Capital Inc., OMI - Owens & Minor Inc., CURO - CURO Group Holdings Corp., Quick Ratios, XEL - Xcel Energy Inc.



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Jun 04, 2021
6-2-2021: 5 Reasons You Should Not Sell Your Stocks During a Market Crash
2828

When volatility surges and chaos reigns in the market, the temptation to sell your stocks is quite acute but you should resist the urge to liquidate.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: IAU - iShares Gold Trust, The Beige Book, Chinese Stocks, Shorting, PK - Park Hotels & Resorts Inc., DISCA - Discovery Inc. Series A, PAY - Paymentus Holdings Inc., Diversification, BGS - B&G Foods Inc., AMC - AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. Cl A.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you name at least 3 of the world's largest medical device companies? Hint: They are not all headquartered in America."



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Jun 03, 2021
6-1-2021: Treasury Secretary Urges More Spending
2835

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen urged congressional leaders to step up spending, saying that the government is operating on a budget that is more than a decade behind the times.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: AFL - AFLAC Inc., Credit Score, Getting Back to Normal, Manufacturing, Mutual Funds, GQGIX - GQG Partners Emerging Markets Equity Fund Institutional, STT - State Street Corp., T - AT&T Inc., PFE - Pfizer Inc., BGSF - BGSF Inc., CPER - United States Copper Index Fund, When to Take Profit, Bonds, Series I Savings Bonds, PACK - Ranpak Holdings Corp.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "What are some of the telltale signs that you could run out of money in your retirement? In other words, what might be your budget planning mistakes?"



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Jun 02, 2021
05-31-2021 - Best of Caller Questions
2811

In this compilation program, Steve Peasley and Justin Klein field a variety of finance and investment questions from callers across the United States and around the world.



Today's Stocks & Topics: Backdoor Roth I-R-A, Retirement, Mutual Funds vs ETFs, EV Sector, Holdings, Investing Strategy, Investing in Australia, Position, Index Funds & Dividends, 401k Contributions, Financial Analysis, Trading, IPOs, Companies Buying Back Stocks, Retirement, Starting a Hedge Fund, Gold, Investing.



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May 31, 2021
5-28-2021: Amazon Is Looking at Opening U.S. Pharmacy Stores – Insider
2746

The e-commerce giant launched an online pharmacy in November for delivering prescription medications in the United States-- so adding physical locations is likely a natural progression.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: TTCF - Tattooed Chef Inc., PCG - PG&E Corp., BHP - BHP Group Ltd. ADR, BBL - BHP Group PLC ADR, HNDL - Nasdaq 7HANDL Index ETF, CAH - Cardinal Health Inc., SHW - Sherwin-Williams Co., Capital Gains, LUMN - Lumen Technologies Inc, APPS - Digital Turbine Inc., Inflation, Taxes.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: WHEN (which year) did California become a state? AND-- when gold was discovered in California back in 1848, what do you suppose was the population of California at that time-- approximately how many people lived here?"

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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May 29, 2021
5-27-2021: Weekly Mortgage Demand Falls as Interest Rates Move Higher
2791

A slight increase in mortgage interest rates brought down overall demand and home shoppers are looking for a buy timing strategy.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: ICON - Iconix Brand Group Inc., UVXY - ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF, CCIV - Churchill Capital Corp. IV Un, Building a Portfolio, SPY - SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust, VRTX - Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc., RKT - Rocket Cos. Inc., IPOE - Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. V Cl A, Short Squeeze, SPCE - Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc., LCUT - Lifetime Brands Inc.



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May 28, 2021
5-26-2021: There Is A New 2021 List Of 'Disruptor 50' Companies
2787

Investors have taken notice that the companies on the 2021 CNBC 'Disruptor 50' list have become critical players in fundamental economic and consumer transformations.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: IBRX – Immunity Bio Inc., RIO - Rio Tinto PLC ADR, Commodities, The Fed, Options, PPL - PPL Corp., CUBI - Customers Bancorp Inc., CME - CME Group Inc. Cl A, NVDA - NVIDIA Corp., Investing in ETFs, PII - Polaris Inc., BMAY - Innovator S&P 500 Buffer ETF – May.



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May 27, 2021
5-25-2021: Another Inflation Gauge Came in Hot-- Producer Prices Jumped 6.2% Y-o-Y in April.
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The Producer Price Index spiked 6.2% for the 12 months ended in April, the largest increase since the Bureau of Labor Statistics started tracking the data in 2010.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: Buying Cryptocurrency, Home Prices, GOOG - Alphabet Inc. Cl C or GOOGL - Alphabet Inc. Cl A, SUN - Sunoco L.P., CYH - Community Health Systems Inc., HSY - Hershey Co., SHAK - Shake Shack Inc. Cl A, Portfolio Management, AAWW - Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, NUE - Nucor Corp., 401k Rollover, Unclaimed 401k.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "Since March of 2020, at least an additional $4.7 TRILLION of Treasury Securities have been piled onto the incredibly HIGH U.S. DEBT-- just WHO is buying these securities-- this debt?"



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May 26, 2021
5-24-2021: Will A $2,000 Bonus Convince People to Return to Work?
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As part of a broader strategy to address their labor shortage, some states are paying one-time bonuses up to $2,000 to unemployed workers who accept a job.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: DISCK - Discovery Inc. Series C, Market Reports, TBF - ProShares Short 20+ Year Treasury, GENI - Genius Sports Ltd., DAC - Danaos Corp., POAHY - Porsche Automobil Holding SE ADR, POAHF - Porsche Automobil Holding SE Pfd., TWST - Twist Bioscience Corp., Portfolio Diversification and Percentage, ZBH - Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc., BMY - Bristol Myers Squibb Co., MKL - Markel Corp., PRU - Prudential Financial Inc., Taxes, Foreclosure Moratoriums.



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May 25, 2021
5-21-2021: Banks Will Offer Credit Cards for People Without Credit Scores
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This fall, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo and U.S. Bancorp will launch a collective pilot program that will boost the chances of getting a credit card-- how will it work?

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: AHT - Ashford Hospitality Trust, HAS Contributions, QCOM - Qualcomm Inc., Electric Vehicles, MGA - Magna International Inc., CVS - CVS Health Corp., UMPQ - Umpqua Holdings Corp., Bid–ask Spread, Suspended Dividends, Tesla vs. VW, KMB - Kimberly-Clark Corp., Money Market Funds, Manufacturing and Service Sectors, Home Sales, Groceries Cost.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you name the U.S. states with the HIGHEST and LOWEST median net worth? AND-- HOW MANY TIMES larger is the net worth of the highest state compared with the lowest?"

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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May 22, 2021
5-20-2021: What’s Driving Cryptocurrencies’ Rise and the Challenges Ahead?
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Cryptocurrencies such as ether and dogecoin have surged to highs that few investors would have predicted a year ago-- but can it last?

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: T - AT&T Inc., BHP - BHP Group Ltd. ADR, KR - Kroger Co., Where to Start Investing, EMN - Eastman Chemical Co., Market Rotation, Support Levels, APPEF - Appen Ltd., AT&T Dividends, MOSY - MoSys Inc., GEO - GEO Group Inc., LIN - Linde PLC.



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May 21, 2021
5-19-2021: Could Soaring Prices See Copper Fly 'Too Close to The Sun'? 
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Many investors and speculators are suffering from a fear of missing out, having joined the copper party too late-- but some analysts speculate that things could be setting up for a margin squeeze.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: RYN - Rayonier Inc., Motley Fool Service, KBH - KB Home, Bitcoin, VOO - Vanguard S&P 500 ETF, ETFs, Capital Gains Taxes, ABEV - Ambev S.A. ADR, ZG - Zillow Group Inc. Cl A, SPLK - Splunk Inc., SEMR - SEMrush Holdings Inc.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you name 3 highly successful companies that were founded in the United States but are no longer American-owned?"



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May 19, 2021
5-18-2021: AT&T Has Announced A Major Corporate Reversal
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Less than three years after closing its $100 billion transaction, including debt, AT&T’s Warner Media will be spun off in an admission that merging a large content asset with a wireless phone company had few long-lasting synergies.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: T - AT&T Inc., VAW - Vanguard Materials ETF, VDE - Vanguard Energy ETF, XLE - Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF, Housing, Index Universal Life, Amazon & MGM, S&P 500, CPNG - Coupang Inc., MYRG - MYR Group Inc., Investing Strategy, Trailing Stocks, PMBPX - Principal MidCap Fund R-5.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "What is the projected U.S. government REVENUE for fiscal year 2021? AND-- how does it compare historically with revenues collected going back... way back... all the way to 1789?”



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May 19, 2021
5-17-2021: How to Win A Real Estate Bidding War
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Real estate agents have detailed a step-by-step strategy geared for victory.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: Growth Stock Cycles, BX - Blackstone Group Inc., TTCF - Tattooed Chef Inc., CODI - Compass Diversified Holdings, T - AT&T Inc., SQ - Square Inc. Cl A, NOW - ServiceNow Inc., Tech Companies, Cryptocurrency and Taxes, TX - TERNIUM S.A. ADR, STLD - Steel Dynamics Inc., Annuities.



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May 18, 2021
5-14-2021: Inflation-Fueled Consumer Prices Jump 4.2% Over A Year Earlier
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According to the Labor Department, inflation in April accelerated at its fastest pace in more than 12 years as the U.S. economic recovery kicked into gear.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: GNW - Genworth Financial Inc. Cl A, ETFs, FDX - FedEx Corp., Charts Software, Retail Sales, PLTR - Palantir Technologies Inc., UHAL - Amerco, DOOO - BRP Inc., PINS - Pinterest Inc.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "As you begin to accumulate assets-- and SELL assets-- you need to be aware of CAPITAL GAINS. So, is the sale of your personal home EXEMPT from capital gains taxes? AND-- is the tax bite from short-term gains significantly larger than that from long-term gains?"

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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May 15, 2021
05-13-2021 - Best of Caller Questions
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In this compilation program, Steve Peasley and Justin Klein field a variety of finance and investment questions from callers across the United States and around the world.



Today's Stocks & Topics: Uniform Gifts to Minor, Retirement, Roth, Yahoo Finance Information, Retirement Contributions, IPOs, Bond Funds, Income Production Vehicles, Health Savings Accounts, Starting a Portfolio, Automation Stocks, 529 Plan, Mortgage, Value Stocks and Growth Stocks, Pull Back, Transfer Positions, Mutual Funds.



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May 13, 2021
5-12-2021: Is the FED Endangering the Global Reserve Status of The Dollar?
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At least one analyst thinks the Fed's early steps during the pandemic were needed-- but have gone on too long.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: FVRR - Fiverr International Ltd., HBI - Hanesbrands Inc., FIDI - Fidelity International High Dividend ETF, P.E. Ratio, SEC Chairman Gary Gensler, VWAGY - Volkswagen AG 1/10th ADR, MED -Medifast Inc., COST - Costco Wholesale Corp., MARA - Marathon Digital Holdings Inc., BPMP - BP Midstream Partners LP, SU - Suncor Energy Inc.



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May 13, 2021
5-11-2021: U.S. Pipeline Moving Gas, Diesel, Oil and Jet Fuel Shutdown by Ransomware Attacks
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With our vulnerability exposed, will the market react to potential shortages?

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: UPS - United Parcel Service Inc. Cl B, Gold Stocks, AUY - Yamana Gold Inc., IHI - iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF, Jobs Report, Security Software, Commodities, RIO - Rio Tinto PLC ADR, TWO - Two Harbors Investment Corp., Growth Stock vs. Value Stock, FSKAX - Fidelity Total Market Index Fund, FSAIX - Fidelity Select Air Transportation Portfolio, State Public Pension Funds.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "GOBankingRates-dot-com conducted a study to determine which major U.S. cities are on track to lose their label of 'affordability'.

Can you name one or more cities where, in less than a decade, you might not be able to afford a home?"



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May 11, 2021
5-10-2021: The FED Is Warning of The Potential For ‘Significant Declines’ In Asset Prices
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According to the Federal Reserve, rising asset prices will pose increasing threats to the financial system if risk appetites fall.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: IIPR - Innovative Industrial Properties Inc., PDAC - Peridot Acquisition Corp. Cl A, ALL - Allstate Corp., NYT - New York Times Co. Cl A, Ethereum, Acorn Apps, QS - Quantum Scape Corp. Cl A, Exit a Losing Position, AGTC - Applied Genetic Technologies Corp., CHPT - Charge Point Holdings Inc.



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May 11, 2021
5-7-2021: Washington State Governor Signs New Tax on Capital Gains Law
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The measure is controversial and there are legal challenges in the works, but will this type of tax spread to other states?

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: FDX - FedEx Corp., AEIS - Advanced Energy Industries Inc., Jobs Report, Retirement, MSOS - AdvisorShares Pure US Cannabis ETF, Solar Industry, RIO - Rio Tinto PLC ADR, Alternative Currency, AFL - AFLAC Inc.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "The airplane was invented in 1903, but WHEN did airline PASSENGER travel really start to "take off"? AND-- over the past 15 years, can you name the 2 most costly years for airlines-- in terms of net loss?"

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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May 08, 2021
5-6-2021: Treasury Warns Of Need To Deal With National Debt Limit
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Given the unusual circumstances of the global pandemic, the Treasury Department says it will employ measures to avoid an unprecedented default on the national debt this summer.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: FXAIX - Fidelity 500 Index Fund, BCE - BCE Inc., Pivot Points, WW - WW International Inc., SPKE - Spark Energy Inc., 401k, QCOM - Qualcomm Inc., WW - WW International Inc., Sectors, Digital Currencies, QDEL - Quidel Corp., BHP - BHP Group Ltd. ADR, HE - Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc., ZIM - ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd.



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May 07, 2021
5-5-2021: What's Ahead for The Energy Sector?
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Some investors tend to disregard the energy sector because it makes up only about 3% of the entire market for stocks above a $25 million market cap.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: FSM - Fortuna Silver Mines Inc., BIO - Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc. Cl A, ETRN – Equitrans Midstream Corp., Average Price of a Stock, PINS - Pinterest Inc., Mortgages Rates, Self-Directed I-R-A, IRBT - iRobot Corp., UNIT - Uniti Group Inc., Economic Numbers, Copper, Chip Shortage for Automobiles.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "If you examine your credit card statement and see what you think is an erroneous charge, HOW LONG DO YOU HAVE TO FORMALLY dispute THE CHARGE? AND-- must you pay for a charge that is under dispute?"



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May 06, 2021
5-4-2021: The U.S. Economy Is Rebounding but Is Inflation Coming?
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The stock market has been soaring, but investors may still have plenty to worry about when it comes to the threat of inflation.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: SWIM - Latham Group Inc., POOL - Pool Corp., KHC - Kraft Heinz Co., Value vs. Growth, USO - U.S. Oil Fund LP, PTON - Peloton Interactive Inc., HCA - HCA Healthcare Inc., Personal Loans, XLB - Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF, NYCB - New York Community Bancorp Inc., FBC - Flagstar Bancorp Inc., Mistakes on Saving Money for Retirement.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "How do we define inflation-- and does the threat of inflation give us a large motivation to invest?"



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May 05, 2021
5-3-2021: Verizon Exits Media Businesses
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After paying over $10 billion to acquire some of its high-profile properties, Verizon will sell its media group to private equity firm Apollo Global Management for close to $5 billion.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: VIAC – Viacom CBS Inc. Cl B, ABT - Abbott Laboratories, Debt, KMX - CarMax Inc., C - Citigroup Inc., WRK - WestRock Co., Bitcoin & Ethereum, SFM - Sprouts Farmers Market Inc., Investing for Kids, MSFT - Microsoft Corp., VALE - Vale S.A. ADR.



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May 04, 2021
4-30-2021: Biden Wants Higher Taxes On Inherited Property To Pay For His "American Families Plan"
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Financial experts recommend estate planning strategies to avoid a surprise tax bill.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: SHW - Sherwin-Williams Co., CLX - Clorox Co., SDIV - Global X SuperDividend ETF, Pros and Cons of a Trust, PCRFY - Panasonic Corp. ADR, Earnings, RHHBY - Roche Holding AG ADR, WMT - Walmart Inc.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "How much did the LIST of the world's top 10 economies change from 2019, before the pandemic, to today--that is to say-- LOOKING FORWARD through 2021? And which country fell off the list when a new country joined the top 10?"

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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May 01, 2021
4-29-2021: After Marriage, Couples In 9 States Share Responsibility for Previous Debt
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In states with community property laws, including California, Nevada, and Texas, both partners equally share the responsibility for the repayment of previous debts.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: Portfolio Management, NVDA - NVIDIA Corp., Roth Conversion, Ponzi Scheme, Price vs. Value, BSX - Boston Scientific Corp., Mutual Funds, ETFs, RX - BioSyent Inc., Top Dividend Stocks, GNR - SPDR S&P Global Natural Resources ETF.



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Apr 30, 2021
4-28-2021: Can You Avoid Making The 19 Common Mistakes That Trigger IRS Audits?
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The IRS Has Set May 17th as Tax Deadline but before you file make sure your return is not "asking for an audit".

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: JEF - Jefferies Financial Group Inc., AAPL - Apple Inc., BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR, WFG - West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd., AMD - Advanced Micro Devices Inc., CTT - CatchMark Timber Trust Inc., Options, UPS - United Parcel Service Inc. Cl B.



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Apr 29, 2021
4-27-2021: Expert: The 3 Biggest Real Estate Investing Mistakes
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Getting started without a lot of capital is risky but knowing what to avoid is helpful.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: XLE - Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF, XT - iShares Exponential Technologies ETF, Farm Stocks, Portfolio Management, Z - Zillow Group Inc. Cl C, MHLD - Maiden Holdings Ltd., CURLF - Curaleaf Holdings Inc., IAT - iShares U.S. Regional Banks ETF, PSCF - Invesco S&P SmallCap Financials ETF.



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Apr 28, 2021
4-26-2021: What Are The 10 Basic Rules That Helped Warren Buffett Make $100 billion?
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Shares of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway company recently hit an all-time high and he says his strategies for smart investing are not too complicated.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: ELY - Callaway Golf Co., RDFN - Redfin Corp., Durable Goods, IBM - International Business Machines Corp., PSFE - Paysafe Ltd., MVIS - MicroVision Inc., ADM - Archer Daniels Midland Co., Commodities, HPQ - HP Inc., SBUX - Starbucks Corp., Fractional Shares, Colleges & COVID, KTOS - Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc., Game Stop.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "What do you suppose is considered middle class income in each of these 3 states? California, Florida, and Missouri."



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Apr 27, 2021
4-23-2021: SEC Crackdown: SPAC Transactions Come to A Halt
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In March alone, special purpose acquisition companies celebrated a milestone by breaking their 2020 issuance record but in April SPACs have stalled.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: SUBZ - Roundhill Streaming Services & Technology ETF, Mortgages, Growth Stocks vs. Value Stocks, ABNB - Airbnb Inc. Cl A, NOG - Northern Oil & Gas Inc., WOOD - iShares Global Timber & Forestry ETF, RCL - Royal Caribbean Group, NKLA - Nikola Corp., TJX - TJX Cos., Market Prediction, Computer Chip Shortage.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "The history of silver as a valued commodity is long... how far back can we trace the practice of silver mining? AND--according to scientists, HOW does silver form-- in other words, what process creates silver?"



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Apr 24, 2021
4-22-2021: Yelp Data Shows More Than One Half Million New Businesses Opened In The Past Year
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Following a challenging year, 2021 seems to be off to an encouraging start for local economies.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: GTBIF - Green Thumb Industries Inc., CHMI - Cherry Hill Mortgage Investment Corp., EOG - EOG Resources Inc., KALA - Kala Pharmaceuticals Inc., Portfolio Management, AWAY - ETFMG Travel Tech ETF, Fibonacci Retracement, DMTK - DermTech Inc., TGB - Taseko Mines Ltd., Healthcare Sector, VHT - Vanguard Health Care ETF, Changing Investment Apps.



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Apr 23, 2021
4-21-2021: How COVID Has Changed America's Labor Force
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In 2020, the labor market shed 20.5 million jobs but with signs pointing toward recovery in many economic sectors, 1 in 4 workers may be planning to job-hop once the threat of the pandemic has subsided.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: SZNE - Pacer CFRA-Stovall Equal Weight Seasonal Rotation ETF, F - Ford Motor Co., GM - General Motors Co., SIMO - Silicon Motion Technology Corp. ADR, Cryptocurrency, T - AT&T Inc., EMB - iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF, Sell a Car to Buy a House, CTRM - Castor Maritime Inc., Positions, PEP - PepsiCo Inc., Housing.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "Approximately WHEN was the first hypodermic syringe (commonly called a 'needle') first used in the human body? AND--what was the name of the English doctor who performed the first vaccination?



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Apr 22, 2021
4-20-2021: Banks Lost Billions of Dollars in First Quarter Due To Archegos Fund Meltdown
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While Morgan Stanley was the biggest prime broker to Archegos, other banks suffered larger losses-- how could this happen?

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: SLVO - Credit Suisse X-Links Silver Shares Covered Call ETN, NXPI - NXP Semiconductors N.V., Gold, SQ - Square Inc. Cl A, MO - Altria Group Inc., SWKS - Skyworks Solutions Inc., Sears, Voting for Board Members, CTMX - CytomX Therapeutics Inc., Restaurant Retail Chains.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "Looking back in time at the RETAIL business, I'm thinking of well-known brand that emerged in the 1920s-- and went on to symbolize how PUBLIC COMPANIES can go from thriving businesses to bankruptcy... as part of a cycle. WHAT is the name of the retail giant I have in mind?"



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Apr 21, 2021
4-19-2021: Evictions Continue as Many States Struggle to Distribute Relief Funds
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After the pandemic cost millions of Americans their jobs and left as many as 1 in 5 renters unable to keep up with their housing payments, Congress allocated more than $45 billion in rental assistance.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: WING - Wingstop Inc., Viable Sources, CNC - Centene Corp., PENN - Penn National Gaming Inc., Cryptocurrency, TSLA - Tesla Inc., Cannabis Market, LUMN - Lumen Technologies Inc., CAT - Caterpillar Inc., Portfolio Diversification.



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Apr 20, 2021
APRIL RAPID FIRE HOUR
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In this free Rapid Fire Hour podcast, InvestTalk hosts Steve Peasley and Justin Klein provide unbiased answers to 26 caller questions.



Topics include: Inflation, New Investor, Price to Sales, Utility Stocks, Stock Research, Growth vs. Value, Positions Going Down, Underperforming Stocks, Investing in Properties, Saving for College, First time Investor and Taxes, Net Income, Hyperinflation, ETFs and Holdings, Rollover 401A, Young Long-Term Investor, Stocks Value, Roth I-R-A & 401k, Gold, Buying a House Strategy, REITs, New Investor Question, Emergency Funds, Tourism Industry, Pay Debt or Invest in the Market, Hedera Hashgraph Cryptocurrency.



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Apr 17, 2021
4-16-2021: Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, and Wells Fargo Release Reserves And Profits Soar
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Following strong earnings from key companies and a March surge in retail sales, Bank of America, for example, has reported its Q1 earnings doubled year-over-year.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: CLOV - Clover Health Investments Corp. Cl A, PLYA - Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V., Retirement Value, AMWL - American Well Corp., ZSAN - Zosano Pharma Corp., Precious Metals, LUMN - Lumen Technologies Inc., Investment Platforms, KLAC - KLA Corp., RDSA - Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Cl A.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: “What PERCENTAGE OF Americans between the ages of 40 and 79 would give themselves a grade of C or lower when it comes to saving for retirement? AND--what PERCENTAGE OF Americans between the ages of 60 and 69 have more than $1 million in their 401(k)s?

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Apr 17, 2021
4-15-2021: The New Chairman of The Securities and Exchange Commission Will Have A Crowded Agenda
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SEC commissioners are likely to call for action on the GameStop fallout, payment-for-order flow, fiduciary obligations, regulations around securities in the crypto space, and more.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: CANG - Cango Inc. ADR, SPGI - S&P Global Inc., HON - Honeywell International Inc., TYO - Direxion Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bear 3X Shares, Mortgages & Insurance, FTCWX - Fidelity Advisor Asset Manager 20% C, BKEP - Blueknight Energy Partners G.P. LLC, NVDA - NVIDIA Corp., XLE - Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF, DKNG - DraftKings Inc. Cl A, 401k, BKR - Baker Hughes Co.



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Apr 15, 2021
4-14-2021: Consumer Prices Jumped More Than Expected, Pushed by A 9.1% Hike In Gasoline
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The Labor Department says consumer prices shot higher in March and they were given a boost by a strong recovery and year-over-year comparisons to a pre-COVID economy.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: JNJ - Johnson & Johnson, GRBK - Green Brick Partners Inc., PLBY - PLBY Group Inc., OKTA - Okta Inc. Cl A, High Yields, LRCX - Lam Research Corp., Retirement Money, IHI - iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF, NOK - Nokia Corp. ADR, Trading Apps., Real Estate, RS - Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.



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Apr 15, 2021
4-13-2021: 5 Ways to Squeeze Every Last Penny Out of Your 401(k)
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Having a 401(k) is good-- if you make the most of your employer-sponsored plan.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: SPXL - Direxion Daily S&P 500 Bull 3X Shares, Parallel Investing, XCEM - Columbia EM Core ex-China ETF, TSM - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. ADR, XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., WDC - Western Digital Corp., NHI - National Health Investors Inc., Information Sources, F - Ford Motor Co., PAWZ - ProShares Pet Care ETF, Warrants and Taxes, Properties Management, ET - Energy Transfer LP, Used Car Sales.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "WHAT was the average credit card debt of Americans in 2020? AND-- looking back in time, WHEN did consumer credit lending first become widespread?"



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Apr 14, 2021
4-12-2021: Is The 'Gig Economy' Destined to Be Transformed?
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In Europe, Uber has been forced to reclassify 70,000 of its British drivers as workers and with a shortage of drivers in the U.S., Uber recently announced a $250 million driver stimulus.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: OGZPY - Gazprom PJSC ADR, MSFT - Microsoft Corp., Bitcoin, PFE - Pfizer Inc., Earnings Season, Junk Bonds, GEO - GEO Group Inc., Recession, Buying Stocks from Own Company, FB - Facebook Inc. Cl A.



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Apr 13, 2021
4-09-2021 - Best of Caller Questions
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Today's Stocks & Topics: Roth IRA, Mutual Funds, Rebuilding after Bankruptcy, Pullbacks, P.E. Ratio, High Yield, 200 Day Moving Average, New Roth I-R-A, Treasury Bonds, 15 or 30 Year Mortgage, Equity & Retirement, Exchange vs. O-T-C Stocks, Buy & Sell ETFs, Life Insurance, New Investor Question, Weak Dollar, Cannabis Companies, Starting Out, Stocks Indicators, Keep or Sell.



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Apr 09, 2021
4-08-2021 - Best of Caller Questions
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In this compilation program, Steve Peasley and Justin Klein field a variety of finance and investment questions from callers across the United States and around the world.



Today's Stocks & Topics: Long-Short Mutual Funds, Investing for Kids, Over the Counter Stocks, ETFs, Cryptocurrency for Beginners, 401k, How Many Stocks in a Portfolio, Stocks Indicators, I-Bonds, Unusual Expectations, How to Get Stocks Information, Stock Adjustment, Investing in ETFs, Investing at Old Age, Stimulus Check, Equity, Company Stocks.



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Apr 08, 2021
4-7-2021: Report: Major Companies May Cut Salaries for Remote Workers
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Most American companies that did not offer remote work pre-pandemic did not have a policy in place regarding salaries and locations for remote workers-- but that may be changing.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: CLSK – Clean Spark Inc., MO - Altria Group Inc., CCJ - Cameco Corp., JETS - U.S. Global Jets ETF, BBL - BHP Group PLC ADR, VZ - Verizon Communications Inc., LVS - Las Vegas Sands Corp., KODK - Eastman Kodak Co., NLS - Nautilus Inc., BOMN - Boston Omaha Corp., VTSAX - Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund Admiral, BAC - Bank of America Corp.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "WHAT are the Top 5 brands-- by value-- in the U.S.? AND--can you NAME 3 brands that were established in the 1920s-- and are STILL IN USE today?"



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Apr 08, 2021
4-6-2021: Some States Won't Give Jobless Workers A Tax Break on Stimulus Unemployment Benefits
2835

The new coronavirus relief bill exempts unemployment income at the federal level but 13 states have different policies.



Today's Stocks & Topics: THO - Thor Industries Inc., Health Savings Account (HSA), PFSI - PennyMac Financial Services Inc., PLUG - Plug Power Inc., IAK - iShares U.S. Insurance ETF, KBWP - Invesco KBW Property & Casualty Insurance ETF, Fundamental Analysis, PSEC - Prospect Capital Corp., SOS - SOS Ltd. ADR, Roth I-R-A, MMM - 3M Co., ANTM - Anthem Inc., PWR - Quanta Services Inc., Foreclosures.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "BEFORE the 1929 crash, the stock market had SOARED. HOW MUCH... when compared with its earlier value of 1921? AND-- WHAT PERCENTAGE of Americans owned stock at that time-- in the 1920s?"

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Apr 07, 2021
4-5-2021: More Retail Pain Ahead: UBS Predicts 80,000 Stores Will Close in The U.S. By 2026
2793

Estimates assume that e-commerce sales will rise to represent 27% of total retail sales, up from 18% today.


Today's Stocks & Topics: ETR - Entergy Corp., NRG - NRG Energy Inc., BRKB - Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl B, VRTX - Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc., CHPT - Charge Point Holdings Inc., P.E. Ratio, GLDD - Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp., RBLX - Roblox Corp., LLY - Eli Lilly & Co., JPM - JPMorgan Chase & Co., CABO - Cable One Inc.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "WHAT are the 5 states where it is illegal to impose credit card SURCHARGES. AND--what can you DO IF this happens to you in a state where it is illegal?"



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Apr 06, 2021
4-2-2021 - Best of Caller Questions
2991

In this compilation program, Steve Peasley and Justin Klein field a variety of finance and investment questions from callers across the United States and around the world.



Today's Stocks & Topics: Uniform Gifts to Minor, Retirement, Roth, Yahoo Finance Information, Retirement Contributions, IPOs, Bond Funds, Income Production Vehicles, Health Savings Accounts, Starting a Portfolio, Automation Stocks, 529 Plan, Mortgage, Value Stocks and Growth Stocks, Pull Back, Transfer Positions, Mutual Funds.



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Apr 02, 2021
4-1-2021: IPO Lesson: Amazon-Backed 'Deliveroo' Tanks in London Market Debut
2834

Three hedge funds bet against Deliveroo’s stock with short positions-- so, the IPO will be a test of tolerance for tech firms that spend heavily on growing at scale before prioritizing profits.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: Cathie Wood, ENB - Enbridge Inc., Roth I-R-A, VWAGY - Volkswagen AG 1/10th ADR, Buying a House, NAT - Nordic American Tankers Ltd., SIL - Global X Silver Miners ETF, AMC - AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. Cl A, RLGT - Radiant Logistics Inc., SNAP - Snap Inc., BIEL - BioElectronics Corp., CCIV - Churchill Capital Corp. IV Un.



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Apr 02, 2021
3-31-2021: As Treasury Yields Hit New Highs, Why Did The Tech-Heavy NASDAQ Move Lower?
2841

Amid the current stock market rally, the Dow Jones Industrial Average set all-time highs Monday, while the S&P 500 index snapped a two-day win streak.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: KB - KB Financial Group Inc. ADR, QDEL - Quidel Corp., Trading, ABBV - AbbVie Inc., KR - Kroger Co., WMICX - Wasatch Microcap Fund Investor, UWMC - UWM Holdings Corp., SLV - iShares Silver Trust, NOK - Nokia Corp. ADR, VDEQX - Vanguard Diversified Equity Fund Investor, GOOGL - Alphabet Inc. Cl A.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "What comprises the "Labor Force"? AND--- at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, what was the high point COUNT of the labor force in America?"



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Apr 01, 2021
3-30-2021: Intel Will Spend $20 Billion To Build Two New Manufacturing Plants
2784

America's largest chipmaker also expanded its commitment to make chips at third-party contract manufacturers.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: Portfolio, Hedge Funds, TXMD - Therapeutics MD Inc., BLUE - Bluebird bio-Inc., GME - GameStop Corp. Cl A, PPTA - Perpetua Resources Corp., PKX - POSCO ADR, AMRK - A-Mark Precious Metals Inc., VOO - Vanguard S&P 500 ETF, WMB - Williams Cos., VYGR - Voyager Therapeutics Inc., LUMN - Lumen Technologies Inc., SHLX - Shell Midstream Partners L.P.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "Most everyone knows what they pay for a gallon of gas today... but, looking back in time, what was the cost of gasoline at the start of the DECADE in which YOU WERE BORN?"



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Mar 31, 2021
3-29-2021: If You Had Put $1,000 In Bitcoin One Year Ago, What Might That Investment Be Worth Today?
2791

Several factors led to a surge in Bitcoin buying last year and a purchase in March 2020 would have increased its net worth substantially.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: QYLD - Global X NASDAQ-100 Covered Call ETF, FLGV - Franklin Liberty U.S. Treasury Bond ETF, CANG - Cango Inc. ADR, Inflation, Moving Average, SPKE - Spark Energy Inc., NLY - Annaly Capital Management Inc., REITs, XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., EGO - Eldorado Gold Corp.



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Mar 30, 2021
3-26-2021: Will There Be A 'Strong Demand' For Office Space In A Post-COVID Return To Work Scenario?
2760

Flex space provider WeWork had 859 locations in 151 cities globally last November and their CEO claims COVID was a 'tailwind' for their business.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: TRVLX - T Rowe Price Value Fund, SYK - Stryker Corp., OIH - VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF, FANG - Diamondback Energy Inc., Dollar Cost Average, TV - Grupo Televisa S.A.B. ADR, Saving to Buy a House, VALE - Vale S.A. ADR, Initial Contributions and Taxes, Where to Invest, Warrants.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you name the BLACK SWAN EVENT that caused the share price of one company to skyrocket by more than 93% in one day? HINT: This situation involved an auto company."

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Mar 27, 2021
3-25-2021: After A Healthy January, Restaurant Sales Have Slowed
2785

The shortfall in restaurant and foodservice sales totaled $270 billion during the first 12 months of the pandemic, so what happens next?

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: PICK - iShares MSCI Global Metals & Mining Producers ETF, QCOM - Qualcomm Inc., NBR - Nabors Industries Ltd., IEC - IEC Electronics Corp., JHG - Janus Henderson Group PLC, ETSY - Etsy Inc., Dilution for Share and Perspective, SNCY - Sun Country Airlines Holdings Inc., NVDA - NVIDIA Corp., Stocks, GOLD - Barrick Gold Corp., SIEGY - Siemens AG ADR.



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Mar 26, 2021
3-24-2021: Work from Home Trends Are Causing Employees To Endure Longer Work Days
2819

To combat remote worker weariness, companies may need to create a new hybrid work structure to foster a better work-life balance.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: CURLF - Curaleaf Holdings Inc., JBLU - JetBlue Airways Corp., Insurance Stocks, IVR - Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc., DE - Deere & Co., VST - Vistra Corp., LITB - LightInTheBox Holding Co. Ltd. ADR, VET - Vermilion Energy Inc., BGS - B&G Foods Inc., BlackRock Innovation IPO.



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Mar 25, 2021
3-23-2021: With Solar Stocks Trading Down, Could Timing Be Right for A Buy?
2787

Federal subsidies have made solar panel installation inexpensive, and the Biden administration is prioritizing clean energy.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: RKT - Rocket Cos. Inc., 401k Contributions, NOW – Service Now Inc., MP - MP Materials Corp., TROW - T. Rowe Price Group Inc., VIX - CBOE Volatility Index, Pfizer Is Now Testing a Covid-19 Pill, TPL - Texas Pacific Land Corp., Copper, Retirement Funds, PSX - Phillips 66, Asset Allocation, PG - Procter & Gamble Co., AVO - Mission Produce Inc., Monthly Dividends vs. Quarterly Dividends, Pro Athletes and Social Media Advertisers.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "WHAT is the average ANNUAL cost of owning a car in the United States? AND-- WHICH country has the MOST vehicles on the road?"



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Mar 24, 2021
3-22-2021: Are There 'Safe' Money Moves Investors Can Make Now?
2785

One portfolio manager says stick to your tried-and-true plan, focusing on allocation, savings priorities, estate planning and debt refinancing while rates are still low.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: Trading, HON - Honeywell International Inc., ZKIN - ZK International Group Co. Ltd., UFPI - UFP Industries Inc., HIG - Hartford Financial Services Group Inc., Roth I-R-A, ENB - Enbridge Inc., CVVUF - CanAlaska Uranium Ltd., Stock Screeners, Dividends, APHA - Aphria Inc., SNDL - Sundial Growers Inc., Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC), ABT - Abbott Laboratories.



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Mar 23, 2021
3-19-2021: U.S. Jobless Claims Rise To 770,000 With Layoffs Still High
2762

A total of 4.1 million people are continuing to collect traditional state unemployment benefits, down 18,000 from the previous week.


Today's Stocks & Topics: AB – Alliance Bernstein Holding L.P., Cryptocurrency, PKX - POSCO ADR, GOLD - Barrick Gold Corp., Growth Stocks, QS - QuantumScape Corp. Cl A, Alpha vs. Beta, VIAC - ViacomCBS Inc. Cl B, BOX - Box Inc. Cl A, ORA - Ormat Technologies Inc., Growth Stocks vs. Value Stocks, MMM - 3M Co.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "As of 2018, what percentage of Americans admitted they could NOT cover an unexpected $400 expense? AND-- what percentage of survey respondents said they believed they'd have to work until they die?"

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Mar 20, 2021
3-18-2021: Can You Retire as A Millionaire by Using Index Funds?
2785

Index funds give investors access to near market returns with no stock picking or market timing required.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: AEGN - Aegion Corp., HEOFF - H2O Innovation Inc., HDV - iShares Core High Dividend ETF, CNHI - CNH Industrial N.V., TAP - Molson Coors Beverage Co. Cl B, PLBY - PLBY Group Inc., JJC - iPath Series B Bloomberg Copper Subindex Total Return ETN, FCX - Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Financial Planners, VWAGY - Volkswagen AG 1/10th ADR.



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Mar 19, 2021
3-17-2021: Is the Stock Market Afraid Of the FED?
2762

Investors know that the Fed controls key short-term interest rates that can encourage or put the brakes on economic growth.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: MODV - ModivCare Inc., Portfolio, 401k, BMBL - Bumble Inc. Cl A, Gold, ICLN - iShares Global Clean Energy ETF, Dividends, ROK - Rockwell Automation Inc., V - Visa Inc. Cl A, Retirement Funds, GRMN - Garmin Ltd., Entry Point, FCEL – Fuel Cell Energy Inc., Tax Date.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "WHAT is the total market capitalization of equity backed securities worldwide? And how MANY stock exchanges are there in the world?"



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Mar 17, 2021
3-16-2021 - Best Callers Questions
2750

In this compilation program, Steve Peasley and Justin Klein field a variety of finance and investment questions from callers across the United States and around the world.


Today's Stocks & Topics: Rollover IRA, ETFs or Mutual Funds, Stimulus Effect, Position, Sitting Stocks, Income, 401k, Roth I-R-A, Retirement, Mutual Funds, Selling Short, Credit Card Debt, Blue Chip Stocks, Institutional Ownership, New Investor, 200 Day Moving Average, Support and Resistance Numbers, Pension Plans, Become an Investor Advisor.



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Mar 16, 2021
3-15-2021: Has the Housing Market Reached Its 'Tipping Point'?
2784

Home prices are overheated, mortgage rates are rising, the supply of homes for sale is anemic, and consumer confidence in the housing market is falling.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: IDEX - Ideanomics Inc., RYCEY - Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC ADR, BA - Boeing Co., PAM - Pampa Energia S.A. ADR, Stocks Data, LUMN - Lumen Technologies Inc., Health Savings Account, WKHS - Workhorse Group Inc., Homeowners Insurance, EYES - Second Sight Medical Products Inc., Macrotrends, AROC - Archrock Inc.



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Mar 15, 2021
3-12-2021: Has COVID Permanently Changed How Companies Think of Office Space?
2789

One year after many office workers were sent home due to the COVID pandemic, executives face big questions about how much space is truly needed.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: Buying a Seconds House, NG – Nova Gold Resources Inc., MU - Micron Technology Inc., IEC - IEC Electronics Corp., Investing Strategy, PDBC - Invesco Actively Managed Exchange-Traded Commodity Fund Trust, MKC - McCormick & Co. Inc., Young Investor Question, MEDP - Medpace Holdings Inc., Oil Prices, BP - BP PLC ADR.

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Mar 13, 2021
3-11-2021: Noted Market Bull Favors Value Stocks And Warns The Nasdaq Rebound Will Unravel
2774

Wharton School finance professor Jeremy Siegel predicts, "the hottest economy we’re going to see in a long time".

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: UVXY - ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF, QYLD - Global X NASDAQ-100 Covered Call ETF, GRBK - Green Brick Partners Inc., TRQ - Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd., ULTA - Ulta Beauty Inc., Investing, Portfolio Management, TGT - Target Corp., GNOG - Golden Nugget Online Gaming Inc., Stock Evaluation, LUMN - Lumen Technologies Inc., ETFs.



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Mar 12, 2021
MARCH RAPID FIRE HOUR
3615

In this free Rapid Fire Hour podcast, InvestTalk hosts Steve Peasley and Justin Klein provide unbiased answers to 35 caller questions.


Topics include: AIG - American International Group Inc., XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., MJ - ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF, BPYU - Brookfield Property REIT Inc., VISL - Vislink Technologies Inc., MNKD - MannKind Corp., SCCO - Southern Copper Corp., UFO - Procure Space ETF, AMCR - Amcor PLC, BLNK - Blink Charging Co., TRLUX - T Rowe Price Large-Cap Value Fund Inv., GSK - GlaxoSmithKline PLC ADR, XP - XP Inc. Cl A, ARKK - ARK Innovation ETF, MPC - Marathon Petroleum Corp., SNDL - Sundial Growers Inc., BAR – Granite Shares Gold Trust, SLV - iShares Silver Trust, APPS - Digital Turbine Inc., BABYX - BMO Growth Allocation Fund Y, T - AT&T Inc., C - Citigroup Inc., TLRY - Tilray Inc. Cl 2, NKE - Nike Inc. Cl B, IRM - Iron Mountain Inc., ROKU - Roku Inc. Cl A, OCGN - Ocugen Inc., PETS - PetMed Express Inc., KIRK - Kirkland's Inc., MSFT - Microsoft Corp., JPM - JPMorgan Chase & Co., SDS - ProShares UltraShort S&P 500, JCI - Johnson Controls International PLC, SOL - ReneSola Ltd. ADR, PTON - Peloton Interactive Inc., PRU - Prudential Financial Inc., PDAC - Peridot Acquisition Corp. Cl A.



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Mar 11, 2021
3-10-2021: Is the Shift to Crypto-Currency Tokens Inevitable?
2781

One player big player recently created a new business unit focused on blockchain, crypto and digital currencies.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: Roth I-R-A, Roblox IPO, SOXX - iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF, JPM - JPMorgan Chase & Co., MCY - Mercury General Corp., Extra Money, ALLY - Ally Financial Inc., GRWG - Grow Generation Corp., Dividends, PXD - Pioneer Natural Resources Co., Mutual Funds, Payment for Order Flow (PFOF).



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Mar 11, 2021
3-9-2021: Economic Indicators Point Toward Potentially Record Retail Sales Growth During 2021
2767

According to the National Retail Federation, Americans paid off a record $83 billion in credit card debt in 2020 so Consumers have “plenty of purchasing power”.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: DMTK – DermTech Inc., QCOM - Qualcomm Inc., MIK - Michaels Cos. Inc., AMC - AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. Cl A, QEP - QEP Resources Inc., Portfolio Management, 15 or 30-year Mortgage, Tax Filing, CVX - Chevron Corp., XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., Gold, 401k, Economic Numbers, Investing, GEVO - Gevo Inc., IIPR - Innovative Industrial Properties Inc.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "In 2020, for the U.S. auto industry, WHAT were the total vehicle sales--for ALL brands combined? AND-- WHICH state has the FEWEST licensed drivers?"



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Mar 10, 2021
3-8-2021: Economic Expert: COVID Damage To Labor Market Will Last Into 2022
2794

The chief economist for a Wall Street firm says additional stimulus is needed to overcome the devastating impact of the pandemic.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: BKFKF - Bakkafrost P/F, RAD - Rite Aid Corp., KIRK - Kirkland's Inc., KMPH - KemPharm Inc., Roth I-R-A & Taxes, Debt, KMI - Kinder Morgan Inc., DB - Deutsche Bank AG, STZ - Constellation Brands Inc. Cl A, Price Target, SWN - Southwestern Energy Co., BLNK - Blink Charging Co.



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Mar 09, 2021
3-5-2021: SPACs Are Becoming Less of A 'Sure Thing' As the Deals Get Stranger
2776

It seemed like the SPAC (special purpose acquisition companies) trade could only go up, but as they bring lower quality companies public, many chosen takeovers are proving to be a mistake.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: ATRS - Antares Pharma Inc., SLM - SLM Corp., Jobs Reports, Battery Companies, AMD - Advanced Micro Devices Inc., UVXY - ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF, CPA vs. Financial Advisor, MGM - MGM Resorts International, RMO - Romeo Power Inc., Buying a House, Dividends.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "What was the highest price of gas at the pump in U.S. history? AND-- What year did the cost of gas first cross over one dollar per gallon?"

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Mar 06, 2021
3-4-2021: What's Ahead for Business and Technology in A Post-COVID World?
2780

In the current transition phase from crisis response to a new operational model, we can examine the changes thrust upon us and reflect on how we want to move forward.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: PLTR - Palantir Technologies Inc., Gold Stocks, FNV - Franco-Nevada Corp., FNF - Fidelity National Financial Inc., MU - Micron Technology Inc., 401k Rollover, ZOM - Zomedica Corp., KDP - Keurig Dr Pepper Inc., Nanomaterial Graphene, AWK - American Water Works Co., Inherited Stocks, Taxes, LULU - Lululemon Athletica Inc., O - Realty Income Corp.



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Mar 05, 2021
3-2-2021 - Best Callers Questions
2752

In this compilation program, Steve Peasley and Justin Klein field a variety of finance and investment questions from callers across the United States and around the world.



Today's Stocks & Topics: How to Invest Your 401(k), Financial Advisors, How to not run out of Money, Retirement, Commodities, Pre-Tax Money, Conference Calls, Cash Reserve Fund, Yield Curve, Statistics, Book Value, Economic Value, Variable Annuities, Bonds and Junk Bonds, Options, Day Trading, Investing with KPP.



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Mar 02, 2021
3-1-2021: A Sharp Rise in Bond Yields Caused Volatility
2783

The biggest monthly rise in bond yields since 2016 injected fresh uncertainty into the market, bruising technology stocks and triggering volatility.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: VPER - Viper Networks Inc., FNGU - MicroSectors FANG+ Index 3X Leveraged ETN, TEVA - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. ADR, DGLY - Digital Ally Inc., PYPL - PayPal Holdings Inc., Moving Averages, Bond Index Funds, VGAC - VG Acquisition Corp. Cl A, FIZZ - National Beverage Corp., CBAT - CBAK Energy Technology Inc., UVXY - ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF, Bond Funds.



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Mar 02, 2021
2-26-2021: Warren Buffett's Long-Time Business Partner Says Diversification Is 'Diworsification'
2768

97-year-old Charlie Munger is Vice Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway and he argues that owning only two or three stocks can be an advantage--what is his reasoning?

Today's Stocks & Topics: ENPH - Enphase Energy Inc., VZ - Verizon Communications Inc., TOL - Toll Brothers Inc., NEM - Newmont Corp., Economic Numbers, SNDL - Sundial Growers Inc., GOLD - Barrick Gold Corp., AMD - Advanced Micro Devices Inc., Deferred Annuity, BIG - Big Lots Inc.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you name a scientific discovery that evolved into a business or an industry-- or that influenced the direction of existing public companies?"

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Feb 27, 2021
2-25-2021: Self-Employed and Gig Workers Could Get Bigger Loans Under New PPP Rules
2779

The Biden administration changed how the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program calculates forgivable loans for the smallest firms and sole proprietors.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: UNM - Unum Group, Options, 401k Options, Aggregate Bonds, Student Debt, LEA - Lear Corp., SNX - SYNNEX Corp., Saving for Retirement, DKNG - DraftKings Inc. Cl A, VLKPF - Volkswagen AG Non-Vtg Pfd, VWAGY - Volkswagen AG 1/10th ADR, MGM - MGM Resorts International, NOBL - ProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETF, SWK - Stanley Black & Decker Inc., NVAX - Novavax Inc., SBE - Switchback Energy Acquisition Corp.



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Feb 26, 2021
2-24-2021: Fed Chairman Powell: Economic Recovery Far from Complete
2775

Powell expects that inflation "will probably be a bit volatile over the next year," but does not see those changes being large or persistent.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: MRNA - Moderna Inc., GSK - GlaxoSmithKline PLC ADR, China Mobile Ltd., CLNE - Clean Energy Fuels Corp., WMC - Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp., Health Savings Account, BUG - Global X Cybersecurity ETF, CIBR - First Trust NASDAQ Cybersecurity ETF, KO - Coca-Cola Co., AG - First Majestic Silver Corp., STNE – Stone Co. Ltd. Cl A, Keeping Track of Trades, ERIC - Telefon AB L.M. Ericsson ADR, UAVS - AgEagle Aerial Systems Inc., Rate of Return.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "Do you know the difference between an 'inheritance tax' and an 'estate tax'? AND-- HOW MANY U.S. states impose an inheritance tax?"



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Feb 25, 2021
2-23-2021: Could The S&P 500’s Trailing 12-month Return Be Ready to Soar?
2778

One analyst explains that the stock market does not typically respond favorably to impressive earnings growth because the market is forward looking.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: GM - General Motors Co., SNDL - Sundial Growers Inc., CVS - CVS Health Corp., HD - Home Depot Inc., GBTC - Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, VSTO - Vista Outdoor Inc., ACI - Albertsons Cos. Inc., Dividend Reinvestment, NKLA - Nikola Corp., LUMN - Lumen Technologies Inc., Capital Gains and Taxes, NCR - NCR Corp., CB - Chubb Ltd., D - Dominion Energy Inc.



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Feb 24, 2021
2-22-2021: COVID Fallout: Study Shows 1 in 10 U.S. Workers May Have to Switch Jobs By 2030
2763

Food service, customer sales, and broader service sectors of the labor market could see the largest negative impact from the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: CRSP - CRISPR Therapeutics AG, OGE - OGE Energy Corp., Interest Rates, MDT - Medtronic PLC, Marriage and Taxes, HVBTF - Hive Blockchain Technologies Ltd., INTC - Intel Corp., Bond Yield, ORI - Old Republic International Corp., HSBC - HSBC Holdings PLC ADR, RIO - Rio Tinto PLC ADR, Eloin Musk & Bitcoin, FNDF - Schwab Fundamental International Large Company Index ETF.



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Feb 23, 2021
2-19-2021: New Rule On 401(k) Rollovers Takes Effects
2789

The Labor Department regulation strengthens consumer protection on trillions of dollars in retirement accounts.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: CL - Colgate-Palmolive Co., HII - Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc., TGH - Textainer Group Holdings Ltd., Copper, DMTK - DermTech Inc., GM - General Motors Co., Airline Stocks, Annuities, Gold, AEM - Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can Stocks Be Traded on More Than One Exchange? AND, if yes, WHY would a company choose to do such a thing?"

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Feb 20, 2021
2-18-2021: Household Debt Rises To $14.6 Trillion Due to Record-Breaking Spike In Mortgage Loans
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Mortgage debt alone passed $10 trillion for the first time and it increased at the fastest fourth quarter pace since 2006.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: GME - GameStop Corp. Cl A, D - Dominion Energy Inc., GT - Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., CCIV - Churchill Capital Corp. IV Un, Day Trading, Retail Sales, Inflation, BGS - B&G Foods Inc., Trading on Fundamentals, Taxes, Wash-Sale Rule, MRO - Marathon Oil Corp., PLTR - Palantir Technologies Inc., Bitcoin.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you name 1 or more of the 7 companies that have been listed the longest on the NYSE?"

Hint: 2 of the 7 were first listed during World War 2.



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Feb 19, 2021
2-17-2021: B of A Survey: More than 90% of investors believe the economy will be stronger in 2021
2787

Chief investment officers reportedly favor capital spending over improving balance sheets.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: SQ - Square Inc. Cl A, PEP - PepsiCo Inc., FTNT - Fortinet Inc., Real Estate Value, SRG - Seritage Growth Properties Cl A, Inflation, CVS - CVS Health Corp., GLUU - Glu Mobile Inc., PG - Procter & Gamble Co., HRB - H&R Block Inc., Retail Sales.



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Feb 18, 2021
FEBRUARY RAPID FIRE HOUR
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In this free Rapid Fire Hour podcast, InvestTalk hosts Steve Peasley and Justin Klein provide unbiased answers to over 30 caller questions. Topics include: Yahoo Finance Information, Dollar Cost Average, Investing in Australia, 15- or 30-Year Mortgages, New Roth I-R-A, Transferring Positions, Holdings, Investing Strategy, How to Get Stocks Information, Health Savings Accounts, Bonds, Value Stocks and Growth Stocks, Chinese Stocks, Stimulus Check, Equity and Retirement, IPOs, Automation Stocks, Pullback, P.E. Ratio, Investing in ETFs, Backdoor Roth I-R-A, New Investor Questions, EV Sector, Cryptocurrency for Beginners, Stock Exchange or Over the Counter, How Many Stocks in a Portfolio, Stocks Indicators, Buy & Sell ETFs, Starting a Portfolio, ARK Investments.



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Feb 17, 2021
2-16-2021: How to Prepare for Inflation in A Post-Pandemic Boom
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Massive government spending, coupled with easy monetary conditions, and a vaccine induced sense of protection could create the 'perfect inflation storm'.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: Fractional Shares, Privately Owned Company, Market Fall, Saint Louis Fed President, Investing Lessons, POW - WAMMO Inc., 401k Allocation, TGT - Target Corp., Donor-Advised Funds, UNFI - United Natural Foods Inc., SSL - Sasol Ltd. ADR, TTCF - Tattooed Chef Inc.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "Looking back over time, 100 years ago, how MANY students were enrolled in American colleges? AND--what has been the cost of a college education in America-- over the decades?



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Feb 17, 2021
2-15-2021 - Best of Caller Questions - President's Day
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In this compilation program, Steve Peasley and Justin Klein field a variety of finance and investment questions from callers across the United States and around the world.



Today's Stocks & Topics: Mutual Funds, Inflation, Loans, 401K, Stocks and Taxes, Late-Start Retirement, I-R-As, Traditional I-R-A & Taxes, Natural Gas Index, Retirement Funds Management, Value Rotation, Silver & Gold, Short Ratio, Roth I-R-A, EV Stocks, Health Savings Account, Buying Foreclosures.



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Feb 15, 2021
2-12-2021: 10 Alternatives to Tapping Your Retirement Accounts When You Need Cash Now
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When you pull cash from your retirement account, you are missing out on a market opportunity.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: AEM - Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd., Market Movements, Jobs Report, Robinhood, Money Mistakes, FSLR - First Solar Inc., Stock Evaluation, KOPN - Kopin Corp., MINDX - Matthews India Fund Investor, Selling Mutual Funds, TOT - Total SE ADR, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., BEP - Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "Looking back in time, WHAT do you suppose the minimum wage was in the YEAR that you were born?"

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Feb 13, 2021
2-11-2021: Why It Might Be A 'Mistake' To File Your 2020 Taxes Now
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The government will determine whether or not you get a stimulus check based on your adjusted gross income – from the 2019 or 2020 tax year.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: Long Term Shares, FRX - Forest Road Acquisition Corp. Cl A, AHH - Armada Hoffler Properties Inc., UL - Unilever PLC ADR, Loans, SBH - Sally Beauty Holdings Inc., Dollar Devaluation, TSLA - Tesla Inc.



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Feb 12, 2021
2-10-2021: Utilities and Healthcare Are 'Sector Laggards'
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Utilities stocks kicked off the week as the worst performing sector, showing a 1.1% loss-- followed by the Healthcare sector.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: BYDDY - BYD Co. Ltd. ADR, PLAY - Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc., Mortgage Forbearance, Bitcoin Energy Consumption, TNET - TriNet Group Inc., XL - XL Fleet Corp., RVT - Royce Value Trust Inc., How to Become a Personal Financial Advisor, NAKD - Naked Brand Group Ltd.



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Feb 11, 2021
2-9-2021: Chapter 15 Filing Brings 'Day of Reckoning' For Luckin Coffee
2745

The bankruptcy protection move suggests that when the full story is written, it won’t be good for shareholders.



Today's Stocks & Topics: ARKG - ARK Genomic Revolution ETF, MMM - 3M Co., United Kingdom Assets, Robinhood Sued, How Aggressive Should Young Investors Be, Reading the Fundamentals, YETI - YETI Holdings Inc., TTCF - Tattooed Chef Inc., TXRH - Texas Roadhouse Inc., BA - Boeing Co., CCL - Carnival Corp., BK - Bank of New York Mellon Corp., PLTR - Palantir Technologies Inc., CPG - Crescent Point Energy Corp., PM - Philip Morris International Inc., MO - Altria Group Inc.



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Feb 10, 2021
2-8-2021: Lack of Overhauls at U.S. Refiners Could Stall Industry Recovery
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Margins on average are positive on each barrel of oil processed, but refiners are losing money on output as crude prices rise faster than demand for fuel.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: AMT - American Tower REIT, Bonds, Stimulus Checks, Historical Bond Fund Returns, ABM - ABM Industries Inc., ET - Energy Transfer LP, REET - iShares Global REIT ETF, ADMA - ADMA Biologics Inc., CRWD - CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. Cl A, F - Ford Motor Co., CNXC - Concentrix Corp.



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Feb 09, 2021
2-5-2021: Bank Stocks Jump as Yields Rise, But There Are Long-Term Doubts About the Group
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The latest rise in bond yields has boosted financial stocks, but the rally’s staying power remains in question.

 

Today's Stocks & Topics: OLN - Olin Corp., Jobs Report, Baby Boomers Financial Stress, TPIC - TPI Composites Inc., MOS - Mosaic Co., VWAGY - Volkswagen AG 1/10th ADR, TWO - Two Harbors Investment Corp., MIK - Michaels Cos. Inc., KO - Coca-Cola Co., PEP - PepsiCo Inc., Pfizer Vaccine, DAL - Delta Air Lines Inc.

 

TRIVIA QUESTION: "A few years back, a statistical analysis of market behavior produced interesting data--- WHAT was the PERCENTAGE of 'average calendar yearly price returns'--- over the 40 years from 1978 through 2017?

 

Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Feb 06, 2021
2-4-2021: Service Industries In U.S. Expanded By Most In Nearly Two Years
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estate, rental and leasing, construction and wholesale trade.



Today's Stocks & Topics: LRLCY - L'Oreal S.A. ADR, QCOM - Qualcomm Inc., Fiscal Support, Online Brokers, Regulators, TEF - Telefonica S.A. ADR, OEG - Orbital Energy Group Inc., PG - Procter & Gamble Co., URNM - NorthShore Global Uranium Mining ETF, APHA - Aphria Inc., TCNNF - Trulieve Cannabis Corp., VNQ - Vanguard Real Estate ETF, BP - BP PLC ADR.



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Feb 05, 2021
2-3-2021: 5 Must-Haves in Your 2021 Financial Plan
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A new year offers everyone an opportunity to revisit their financial priorities and to document them in a written financial plan.



Today's Stocks & Topics: EQIX - Equinix Inc., NVR - NVR Inc., MSCI - MSCI Inc., DIS - Walt Disney Co., Robin Hood, NKLA - Nikola Corp., GWPH - GW Pharmaceuticals PLC ADR, ECL - Ecolab Inc., MHH - Mastech Digital Inc., MNKD - MannKind Corp., DG - Dollar General Corp.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "The coronavirus event has caused continuing UNCERTAINTY-- so, what percentage of American consumers have admitted they DO NOT trust the stock market? And beyond COVID, what has been revealed as the MOST prevalent factor causing distrust?"



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Feb 04, 2021
2-2-2021: Has Silver Averted A 'Short Squeeze' Play?
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The precious metal retreated from eight-year highs on Tuesday after retail traders had set their sights on the metals market in Monday’s session.



Today's Stocks & Topics: LMT - Lockheed Martin Corp., GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, Vaccinations, Retirement & Taxes, Stock Warrant, TDW - Tidewater Inc., AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., JETS - U.S. Global Jets ETF, WFC - Wells Fargo & Co., VEON - VEON Ltd. ADR, U.S. Growth Rate.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "What is the Volatility Index (VIX)? AND-- as a reflection of current sentiment can the VIX be construed as a sign of an IMMEDIATE market movement?



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Feb 03, 2021
2-1-2021: 'Gamma Squeeze' Is Large Part Of Meteoric Rise In Share Prices
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In investing, a "squeeze" typically refers to times when rapid price movements in a company's stock force investors to make changes in their investment positions that they otherwise wouldn't.



Today's Stocks & Topics: Roth 401k, Indexing, CRLBF - Cresco Labs Inc., Tesla, PRKR - Parkervision Inc., CWEN - Clearway Energy Inc. Cl C, T - AT&T Inc., Robin Hood, MKL - Markel Corp., Rules of Thumb, OKE - ONEOK Inc.



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Feb 02, 2021
1-29-2021: Short-Sell Frenzy: Understand The Basics Before Making A Move
2783

One of the best ways to lower your risk is to diversify your investment portfolio.



Today's Stocks & Topics: BWA - BorgWarner Inc., Economic Statistics, New Homes Construction, QS - QuantumScape Corp. Cl A, Biotech Sector, PACB - Pacific Biosciences of California Inc., Clean Air, GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, CCI - Crown Castle International Corp.,

AMT - American Tower REIT.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "Using the latest available figures, HOW MANY small businesses were there in the U.S. by 2020; and WHAT PERCENTAGE of United States businesses are (or were) SMALL BUSINESSES?"



Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Jan 30, 2021
1-28-2021: Signs You Have A Bad Retirement Plan
2773

What are the alternatives if you have a retirement plan that significantly restricts your ability to earn a profit on your savings?



Today's Stocks & Topics: ZNGA - Zynga Inc. Cl A, GDP Numbers, Australian Regulators and Google, Convertible Bonds, BA - Boeing Co.,

GRBK - Green Brick Partners Inc., APPS - Digital Turbine Inc., Fully Paid Lending Program.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "Are you aware of the supplemental analysis tool known as Free Cash Flow (FCF)? And-- what can FCF reveal about problems in a company's fundamentals?"



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Jan 29, 2021
1-27-2021: Cryptocurrency Is A Very Hot Topic
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There are at least two well-known names in the space, but there are others including an option that functions essentially as a proxy investment.



Today's Stocks & Topics: SPKE - Spark Energy Inc., K - Kellogg Co., GME – Game Stop Corp. Cl A, WMB - Williams Cos., RH – RH, GEO - GEO Group Inc., VALE - Vale S.A. ADR, BRMK - Broadmark Realty Capital Inc., AMWL - American Well Corp.



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Jan 28, 2021
1-26-2021: The Pandemic May Have Permanently Changed Our Financial Behaviors
2776

COVID-19 has halted some financial practices while creating new ones and many of us work, save, and spend differently.



Today's Stocks & Topics: BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR, HRB - H&R Block Inc., Consumer Confidence, Build America, XLE - Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF, RIO - Rio Tinto PLC ADR, SLYV - SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap Value ETF, F - Ford Motor Co., GM - General Motors Co., VLKAF - Volkswagen AG, AMRK - A-Mark Precious Metals Inc., LUMN - Lumen Technologies Inc.



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Jan 27, 2021
1-25-2021: Existing Home Sales In 2020 Hit Their Highest Point Since 2006
2772

Most avid buyers are bumping up against barriers like record low supply and record high prices.



Today's Stocks & Topics: SCHW - Charles Schwab Corp., IVOL - Quadratic Interest Rate Volatility & Inflation Hedge ETF, Companies Are Selling Stock at Record Pace, Smartphones and Trading, ETF Analysis, KO - Coca-Cola Co., FRO - Frontline Ltd., LGND - Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc., Master Limited Partnership & Tax Implications, BGS - B&G Foods Inc.



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Jan 26, 2021
1-22-2021: Billionaire Investor: Enjoy The Bull Market While It Lasts
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Leon Cooperman, the billionaire behind the Omega Family Office, says of the market that, "the near-term outlook is probably OK, long term, I think that we’re borrowing from the future.”



Today's Stocks & Topics: PFORX - PIMCO Intl Bond Fund (US Dollar-Hedged) Institutional, MT – Arcelor Mittal ADR, Drilling, SRLN - SPDR Blackstone/GSO Senior Loan ETF, Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities or TIPS, XLI - Industrial Select Sector SPDR ETF, TSM - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. ADR, Home Sales, ELY - Callaway Golf Co., Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "What does it mean to chase performance? AND-- Why is it a mistake to chase performance?"



Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Jan 23, 2021
1-21-2021: Crypto-Currency Players: Is Etherium Better Than Bitcoin?
2780

Choosing your favorite cryptocurrency depends on your trading strategy and personal preferences.



Today's Stocks & Topics: SCHP - Schwab U.S. TIPs ETF, IYT - iShares Transportation Average ETF, Microchip Environment, The Muni-Market, Robotics, QS - QuantumScape Corp. Cl A, Rental Properties Insurance, 1031 Exchange & REITs, BHP - BHP Group Ltd. ADR, Selling a Put, SGMO - Sangamo Therapeutics Inc.



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Jan 22, 2021
1-20-2021: Report: A Price War For Streaming Is Coming
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Increased price competition and slower growth rates are likely to be the new industry reality for 'streaming'-- could Disney and Netflix be overvalued?



Today's Stocks & Topics: Is Bitcoin a Store of Value?, ZM - Zoom Video Communications Inc., SRE - Sempra Energy, HAIL - SPDR S&P Kensho Smart Mobility ETF, KGC - Kinross Gold Corp., AEM - Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd., MIK - Michaels Cos. Inc., China Sanctions 28 Trump Administration Officials, SAM - Boston Beer Co. Cl A, NWH - NRW Holdings Ltd., The Stock Market and Presidents.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "Getting a bank loan approved is not the easiest process-- what are 5 common-sense steps you should take as you start the loan process?"



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Jan 21, 2021
1-19-2021: 3 Signs That Your Money Management Skills Need An Overhaul
2748

The better you are at managing your money, the more likely you'll be to have a healthy savings account and a reasonable amount of debt.



Today's Stocks & Topics: CLSK - CleanSpark Inc., Earnings, Microsoft & GM, BMY - Bristol Myers Squibb Co., YOLO – Advisor Shares Pure Cannabis ETF, Real Estate Investment, DM - Desktop Metal Inc., MP - MP Materials Corp., HUM - Humana Inc., UNH - UnitedHealth Group Inc., Stock Warrants, UNFI - United Natural Foods Inc.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "What is a 'Small Cap' stock-- in financial terms? AND-- can you name 2 or 3 small cap stocks-- the company names?"



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Jan 20, 2021
1-18-2021 - Best of Caller Questions - Martin Luther King Junior Day
2739

In this compilation program, Steve Peasley and Justin Klein field a variety of finance and investment questions from callers across the United States and around the world.



Today's Stocks & Topics: Value Rotation, Options, Traditional I-R-A & Taxes, Silver & Gold, Retirement Funds Management, Mutual Funds, Late-Start Retirement, Interest Rates, 401-k, How To Start Investing, Large Caps, Annuities, Stock Evaluation, Dollar Cost Average, Investments, Insurance.



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Jan 18, 2021
1-15-2021: Expert Projection: The 5 most Dangerous Bubble Stocks Likely To Fail
2673

Changing the world is difficult, and even well-run companies attempting to do so are in for quite a challenge.



Today's Stocks & Topics: LUMN - Lumen Technologies Inc., Retail Sales, Value Stocks, ICLN - iShares Global Clean Energy ETF, IVOL - Quadratic Interest Rate Volatility & Inflation Hedge ETF, JMSIX - JPMorgan Income Fund, AMGN - Amgen Inc., PENN - Penn National Gaming Inc., VALE - Vale S.A. ADR, FIT - F.I.T Group JSC.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "WHEN (which year) did Congress pass the first federal law relating to bankruptcy? AND- how many legislative major milestones have occurred as bankruptcy laws were enacted and changed over the centuries?"



Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Jan 16, 2021
1-14-2021: Mortgage Applications Jumped 17% On A 20% Spike In Refinance Activity
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Booming refinance activity in the first full week of 2021 caused mortgage applications to surge, despite the fact that most mortgage rates in the survey increased.



Today's Stocks & Topics: JMIA - Jumia Technologies AG ADR, TSE - Trinseo S.A., POSH - Poshmark Inc. Cl A, Bank Earnings, Options Trading, LMB - Limbach Holdings Inc., How Many Companies to Invest In, ETSY - Etsy Inc., AVGR - Avinger Inc., OCGN - Ocugen Inc., IDXX - IDEXX Laboratories Inc.



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Jan 15, 2021
1-13-2021: Will Rising Bond Yields Put Pressure On Growth Stocks?
2739

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury influences mortgages and other lending rates and it hit its highest level since March 2020.



Today's Stocks & Topics: BAH - Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp.,

FB - Facebook Inc. Cl A, MSFT - Microsoft Corp., Estate Planning, Hydrating Technologies, BFT - Foley Trasimene Acquisition Corp. II Cl A, HD - Home Depot Inc., LOW - Lowe's Cos., GM Electric Vans, Paying Off Your Loan Debt, PINS - Pinterest Inc., Ex-Dividend Date, FRO - Frontline Ltd., APPS - Digital Turbine Inc.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "WHEN (which year) did cryptocurrency first emerge? AND--WHAT is the nickname given to what is generally regarded as the first "block" of the Bitcoin network's blockchain?"



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Jan 14, 2021
1-12-2021: Home Equity Wealth In America Is Booming
2749

Homeowners enjoyed the largest year-over-year home equity gain in six years during the third quarter of 2020.



Today's Stocks & Topics: DIS - Walt Disney Co., Bond Allocation, Commodities, Stock Market Moves, Late-Start Retirement, CHWY - Chewy Inc. Cl A, SVC - Service Properties Trust, 529 Plan, ATM Machines Portfolios, Silver & Gold, Inflation, PLUG - Plug Power Inc., BLNK - Blink Charging Co.



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Jan 13, 2021
1-11-2021: The Crypto Market Worth Exceeded $1 Trillion
2740

The driving force behind the crypto rally is thought to be a desire to seek assets that are not tied to any central bank-- however, Bitcoin has suffered a 20% plunge.



Today's Stocks & Topics: Silver, Bond Investments, The Fed,

VWAGY - Volkswagen AG 1/10th ADR, VWAPY - Volkswagen AG ADR Pfd., BGS - B&G Foods Inc., GDLC - Grayscale Digital Large Cap Fund LLC, DLR - Digital Realty Trust Inc., Dividend Yield, TTM - Tata Motors Ltd. ADR.



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Jan 12, 2021
1-8-2021: How Best To Plan And Meet Financial Goals During Unstable Times
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Despite a chaotic 2020, many Americans retained a sense of financial stability-- but when is it time to create a better plan with the help of a professional advisor?



Today's Stocks & Topics: UGI - UGI Corp., Jobs Report, Artificial Intelligent Technology, Hyundai & Apple, JNJ - Johnson & Johnson, RIO - Rio Tinto PLC ADR, LAZR - Luminar Technologies Inc., FVE - Five Star Senior Living Inc., DDD - 3D Systems Corp.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "When was the Dow Jones first calculated-- which year? And-- if we look at the YEAR HIGH for 2020 and COMPARE it with the YEAR HIGH for 1920 (a 100 year spread)... how many times higher was the DJIA in 2020?"



Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Jan 09, 2021
1-7-2021: Mortgage Rates Ended 2020 Near Record Lows But Homebuyer Demand Pulled Back Sharply
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The stunning surge in home buying, brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, may finally be easing up.



Today's Stocks & Topics: KLAC - KLA Corp., OKE - ONEOK Inc., VWAGY - Volkswagen AG 1/10th ADR, COST - Costco Wholesale Corp., TSN - Tyson Foods Inc. Cl A, Sector Spotlight: Luke Peters - CEO – NewAir, DKNG - DraftKings Inc. Cl A, Roth Conversion.



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Jan 08, 2021
1-6-2021: Q4 2020 Domestic Sales For GM Increased 4.8%
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General Motors sales figures for most of 2020 were dismal, but fourth quarter performance may be a good sign for the auto industry.



Today's Stocks & Topics: PDI - PIMCO Dynamic Income Fund, PTY - PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund, Manufacturing, KMI - Kinder Morgan Inc., Retirement Funds Management, HT - Hersha Hospitality Trust Cl A, SRE - Sempra Energy, STRA - Strategic Education Inc., Traditional I-R-A & Taxes, NKLA - Nikola Corp., Tax Changes.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "We all know the President who is on the $1 bill...George Washington. (pause) WHO are the Presidents depicted on the $2 bill, the $500 bill, and the $1,000 bill?"



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Jan 07, 2021
1-5-2021: The Costly Mistakes To Avoid When Rolling Over A 401(k)
2740

Both 401(k) plans and IRAs have the common purpose of letting you put away tax-advantaged savings for retirement, but before you move your money, be sure to know the rules.



Today's Stocks & Topics: TXRH - Texas Roadhouse Inc., Financial Services Industry, The Fed and Loans, Electric Cars Sales, Options, VVOS - Vivos Therapeutics Inc., PPL - PPL Corp., PINS - Pinterest Inc., ALL - Allstate Corp., ALB - Albemarle Corp.



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Jan 06, 2021
1-4-2021: How To Recover From A Post-Holiday Financial Hangover
2722

People that went overboard spending money during the holidays will need a plan to get things under control.



Today's Stocks & Topics: BMED – Black Rock Future Health ETF, BFTR – Black Rock Future Innovators ETF, New Year's Resolutions, SPAC Stocks, OXY - Occidental Petroleum Corp., TU - TELUS Corp., LYB – Lyondell Basell Industries N.V. Cl A, Electric Vehicles Sales, OTTR - Otter Tail Corp., How to Get Back Into the Market, DASH - DoorDash Inc. Cl A, XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., Housing Market.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "If you spent one dollar on an item in 1965-- (by the way, that's 55 years ago)-- after adjusting for inflation, WHAT would that same item cost today?... so, $1 in 1965, HOW MUCH today?"



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Jan 05, 2021
1-1-2021 - Best Callers Questions - New Years Day
2722

In this compilation program, Steve Peasley and Justin Klein field a variety of finance and investment questions from callers across the United States and around the world.



Today's Stocks & Topics: Dividends, Roth I-R-A, Investments & Taxes, Savings vs. Inflation, College & 529 Plan, Life Insurance, Roth I-R-A & Dividends, Sectors, Personal Finance, Housing Market, Retirement, Investing for Kids, How to Invest, Mutual Funds, Young Investor, On Balance Volume.



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Jan 01, 2021
12-31-2020 - Best Callers Questions - New Year's Eve
2754

In this compilation program, Steve Peasley and Justin Klein field a variety of finance and investment questions from callers across the United States and around the world.



Today's Stocks & Topics: I-R-As, Where to Invest, Earnings, Life Insurance, Negative Equity, Mutual Funds, Thrift Savings Plan, International Investing, 401K and Mortgage, Gains & Taxes, Setting Up an Account, Money Management, 529 Plan, Savings vs. Inflation, Medical Marijuana Stocks, Bonds.



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Dec 31, 2020
12-30-2020: U.S. Home Prices Jumped At The Fastest Pace In Over 6 years
2719

In October, strong demand and limited supply pushed home prices up 7.9% as the pandemic-driven buying spree cut the number of available properties for sale to record lows.



Today's Stocks & Topics: WBA - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., Stocks that Lost Billions This Year, SFIX - Stitch Fix Inc. Cl A, O - Realty Income Corp., Oil Tanks, OVID - Ovid Therapeutics Inc., NAT - Nordic American Tankers Ltd., TGT - Target Corp., WMT - Walmart Inc., Stock Evaluation.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "What is the approximate U.S. Equity Market Value in 2020? AND-- how much has it increased since 2012?"



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Dec 31, 2020
12-29-2020: A Lesson In Foreign Investments: Alibaba Shares Plunge Again
2732

Chinese regulators are scrutinizing Alibaba for suspected monopolistic behavior.



Today's Stocks & Topics: GUSH - Direxion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bull 2X Shares, Margin Debt, Business Returning to Office, Oil, AES - AES Corp., UMC - United Microelectronics Corp. ADR, W2 Employee and Solo 401k, BGS - B&G Foods Inc., LEVI - Levi Strauss & Co. Cl A.



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Dec 30, 2020
12-28-2020: COVID Pandemic Has Caused One-Fifth Of Americans To Lose Retirement Confidence
2745

Given that 52% of workers have experienced job loss, furloughs, reduced pay, or early retirement-- 21% of workers say their confidence in being able to retire comfortably has faltered.



Today's Stocks & Topics: MRNA - Moderna Inc., The Fed System, Buying or Rental Property, Inflation, Closed-End Funds, BSTZ - BlackRock Science & Technology Trust II, Roth Conversion, New Stimulus Bill, Bitcoin on Mutual Funds or ETFs, TSLA - Tesla Inc.



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Dec 29, 2020
12-25-2020 - Best Callers Questions - Christmas Day
2738

In this compilation program, Steve Peasley and Justin Klein field a variety of finance and investment questions from callers across the United States and around the world.



Today's Stocks & Topics: 401K & Roth IRA, Triple-Double Tops, Electric Vehicle Industry, Stock Limits, Keep or Sell, Where The Money Goes, I-R-A, Individual Business Operation, Master Limited Partnership, Options, Municipal Bonds, Gold, Earnings Per Share, Technical Analysis, Sell Discipline, The Market.



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Dec 25, 2020
12-24-2020 - Best Callers Questions - Christmas Eve
2752

In this compilation program, Steve Peasley and Justin Klein field a variety of finance and investment questions from callers across the United States and around the world.



Today's Stocks & Topics: Retirement, IRAs, Annuities, Bonds, Insurance, Stock Evaluation, 401k Plan, Financial Analysis, Cannabis Industry, FCC Filings, Time to Trim Your Portfolio, Buying More of the Same Stock, Debt, The Dollar, College Savings, 12 Month Cycle, Equity Index Annuities, Roth IRA.



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Dec 24, 2020
12-23-2020: 3 Big 401(k) Mistakes To Avoid In 2021
2703

If you mismanage your 401(k), you could end up falling short during your senior years.



Today's Stocks & Topics: CVS - CVS Health Corp., Where to Invest in 2021, Buying the Rumor Selling the News, Overpriced Stocks, ENB - Enbridge Inc., Retirement, ARKK - ARK Innovation ETF, RTLR - Rattler Midstream L.P., HSY - Hershey Co., Cyclical Stocks, Index Funds & Dividends, SWPPX - Schwab S&P 500 Index Fund, Weak Dollar.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "Is the concept of a stock market 'Santa Claus Rally'--- REAL?... Is there data to support this idea?"



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Dec 24, 2020
12-22-2020: Wall Street Analysts Dare To Make A Big Call For The S&P 500 In 2021
2704

Investors should remember that market history demonstrates it is difficult to accurately predict the future.



Today's Stocks & Topics: IWM - iShares Russell 2000 ETF, Real Estate, Risks Coming on 2021, Apple and Electric Vehicles, GFI - Gold Fields Ltd. ADR, LMND - Lemonade Inc., OSTK - Overstock.com Inc., Home Sales,

DBX - Dropbox Inc., Stop-Limit vs. Stop-Market, USFD - US Foods Holding Corp.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "Towards the end of World War 2, a new world monetary system was created-- it was a regime of fixed exchange rates in which U.S. political and economic dominance necessitated the DOLLAR being at the center of the system... At that time, in 1944, WHAT was the fixed price per ounce of gold?"  



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Dec 23, 2020
12-21-2020: Home-Flipping Profits Are The Highest In 20 Years
2738

In today’s ultra-competitive housing market, it is difficult to find an inexpensive home to 'buy and flip' but those who do can make a hefty profit.



Today's Stocks & Topics: IVR - Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc., MORT - VanEck Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF, WISH – Context Logic Inc., 401k Contributions, GHC - Graham Holdings Co., JEPI - JPMorgan Equity Premium Income ETF, Health Savings Account, GPORQ - Gulfport Energy Corp., Small Business Lending.



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Dec 22, 2020
12-18-2020: Mortgage Rates Hit Another Record Low
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According to Freddie Mac, the average interest rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is at a 50-year low-- yet, soaring buyer demand is keeping home sales at their highest pace in more than 15 years.



Today's Stocks & Topics: CMA - Comerica Inc., STRL - Sterling Construction Co. Inc., Bill Gates & QS - QuantumScape Corp. Cl A, AMZA - InfraCap MLP ETF, RIO - Rio Tinto PLC ADR, Life Insurance.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "Since the gold standard was removed, the amount of United States dollars in circulation has steadily INCREASED-- can you name the YEAR in which a U.S. President took us 'off gold'? And-- WHAT was our total money supply in that year?"



Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Dec 19, 2020
12-17-2020: Massachusetts: "Robinhood Is A Reckless Company Gamifying Investing"
2703

Massachusetts Secretary of Commonwealth Galvin has accused stock trading app Robinhood of using exploitive business tactics on its millennial.



Today's Stocks & Topics: GTBIF - Green Thumb Industries Inc., LHSIF - Liberty Health Sciences Inc., AMWL - American Well Corp., Sector Spotlight Guests: Ron and Lisa – The Healthy Home Dream Team, U.S. Manufacturing, PLTR - Palantir Technologies Inc., New Labor Department Rules.



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Dec 18, 2020
12-16-2020: How To Make And Meet Financial Goals In Unstable Times
2732

Despite a chaotic year, many Americans retained a sense of financial stability and they can maintain progress with the right plan.



Today's Stocks & Topics: Roth I-R-A & Dividends, RCL - Royal Caribbean Group, FCX - Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Copper, SQ - Square Inc. Cl A, Roth I-R-A and Precious Metals, Equities, VEEV - Veeva Systems Inc. Cl A, AZN - AstraZeneca PLC ADR, Negative Interest Rates.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "Does the behavior of market volatility DIFFER among asset classes? AND-- do you know WHEN the first major S&P 500 mini 'flash-crash' occurred-- which year?"



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Dec 17, 2020
12-15-2020: FTC To Amazon, Facebook, Others: Explain How You Collect And Use Personal Data
2738

The Federal Trade Commission is requiring nine tech companies to share information about how they collect and use data from their users.



Today's Stocks & Topics: Dividend Payouts, AMC - AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. Cl A, GRMN - Garmin Ltd., Shorting, TGT - Target Corp., STPGF - Steppe Gold Ltd., Stablecoins, Asset Allocation, FATIX - Fidelity Advisor Technology Fund I, Where to Invest.



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Dec 16, 2020
12-14-2020: TransUnion: Consumers Can Expect A Spike In Lending And Greater Access To Credit
2728

Consumer credit lending is expected to rebound to pre-pandemic levels in the first half of 2021.



Today's Stocks & Topics: BTC - Bitcoin Group SE, The Fed Meeting, Real Estate & Tax Strategies, MELI – Mercado Libre Inc., SPACs, Investing on 5G, BITW - Bitwise 10 Crypto Index Fund, GRWG - GrowGeneration Corp., DASH - DoorDash Inc. Cl A, ABNB - Airbnb Inc. Cl A, MDRPF - Midas Gold Corp.



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Dec 15, 2020
12-11-2020: E-commerce Sales Soar And Walmart Earnings Beat Expectations
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Statistics indicate that the COVID pandemic has caused a shift in purchasing patterns equivalent to “three to five years of acceleration" in e-commerce.



Today's Stocks & Topics: BA - Boeing Co., Covid 19, GLD - SPDR Gold Shares, UDN - Invesco DB US Dollar Index Bearish Fund, CMG - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., Roth I-R-A, REML - Credit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2x Leveraged Mortgage REIT Exchange Traded Notes, Recession.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "Our giant War Department building, known as the 'Pentagon', officially opened in January of 1943... computed in 2020 dollars, WHAT was the TAXPAYER COST to construct the Pentagon-- and WHY did architects choose a five-sided design?"



Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Dec 12, 2020
12-10-2020: COVID-19 Pandemic Fallout: Over 68% Of Americans Had Financial Setbacks In 2020
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According to a new study from financial services company Fidelity, a large percentage of Americans plan to spend 2021 in 'survival mode'.



Today's Stocks & Topics: Stocks & Taxes, Big Companies and Regulations, Electric Cars, New IPOs, MRNA - Moderna Inc., EV Stocks, Mergers & Acquisitions, XPO - XPO Logistics Inc., SLB - Schlumberger Ltd., BUD - Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A. ADR.



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Dec 11, 2020
12-9-2020: 3 Smart Money Moves To Make Before Year's End
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As 2020 draws to a close, you may have a different view about your finances and you should reexamine your strategies.



Today's Stocks & Topics: VSIAX - Vanguard Small-Cap Value Index Fund Admiral, VVIAX - Vanguard Value Index Fund Admiral, Workforce Statistics, Tesla Must Move to Texas, Roth I-R-A, Medical Insurance Before Retirement, TSLA - Tesla Inc., Preferred Shares, What's the Big Deal About Bitcoin, COST - Costco Wholesale Corp.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "Looking back in time, WHEN (as in WHICH YEAR) was the first human-carrying electric vehicle with its own power source first tested-- and WHERE?



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Dec 10, 2020
12-8-2020: Wall Street Firm Expects The S&P 500 To Rise 16% By End Of 2021
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With cash yields near zero and bonds offering little yield, Goldman anticipates that investors will rotate cash into stocks, helping fuel a 16% gain in the S&P 500 next year.



Today's Stocks & Topics: CSIQ - Canadian Solar Inc., Savings vs. Inflation, Tesla, NG - NovaGold Resources Inc., LAD - Lithia Motors Inc. Cl A, CF - CF Industries Holdings Inc., Money Managers, VBR - Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF, VTV - Vanguard Value ETF, LCA - Landcadia Holdings II Inc. Cl A, BJ - BJ's Wholesale Club Holdings Inc.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you name 3 high-paying careers today-- and, for perspective, WHAT do you suppose was the starting salary for an FBI Special Agent in 1942-- at the start of World War 2?"



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Dec 09, 2020
12-7-2020: Analysts: Four Dividend Stocks Could Be Your Best Bets
2744

Interest rates may be on the rise, but investors looking for yield in the equity market may still be in luck.



Today's Stocks & Topics: STLD - Steel Dynamics Inc., AIRBnB IPO, Push into Retirement, Stock Market Returns History, Robin Hood App, Mortgage, FANG - Diamondback Energy Inc., Investing for Kids, 401k vs. Tesla Stocks, Equity Terms.



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Dec 08, 2020
12-4-2020: Can You Plot Your Timeline To A $1 Million Net Worth?
2727

The stock market is one of the greatest wealth-building tools that exists, as long as you follow a few key rules.



Today's Stocks & Topics: BMY - Bristol Myers Squibb Co., Jobs Report, Paul Tudor Jones, Gains & Taxes, GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, QDEL - Quidel Corp., XLE - Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF, VSCSX - Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond Index Fund Admiral,

ANAT - American National Group Inc., UNM - Unum Group.



TRIVIA QUESTION: As we go to break, here is my trivia question: "When is a penny worth FAR MORE than a penny?"



Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Dec 05, 2020
12-3-2020: 4 Flags That Will Make Getting The Mortgage You Want Difficult
2741

While it may be more affordable to get a mortgage now, it's also become increasingly difficult to be approved.



Today's Stocks & Topics: Housing Market, Chinese Companies, Telemedicine, DXCM - DexCom Inc., BA - Boeing Co., PFE - Pfizer Inc., BLIAQ - BB Liquidating Inc. Cl A, Cryptocurrency, WKHS - Workhorse Group Inc.



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Dec 04, 2020
12-2-2020: What Are The 3 Factors That Can Help Determine Your Ideal Retirement Age?
2736

In retirement, you'll want the ability to satisfy lifestyle cash needs through guaranteed income and the revenue produced by your investments.



Today's Stocks & Topics: PYVLX - Payden Equity Income Fund Investor, Pfizer Vaccine, Microsoft, Gold as an Investment, Umbrella insurance, BBY - Best Buy Co. Inc., SPOT - Spotify Technology S.A., AAN - Aaron's Co. Inc., RTLR - Rattler Midstream L.P., MPW - Medical Properties Trust Inc.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "As CONSUMERS, there are 4 economic concepts we should all UNDERSTAND-- the first is SCARCITY. What are the other 3 related concepts?"



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Dec 03, 2020
12-1-2020: Could Precious Metals Be Entering A 10-Year Bull Market Cycle?
2735

One analyst says commodities reached a major inflection point in 2020 and he expects a decade of sharply higher inflation and a 10-year bull market in precious metals.



Today's Stocks & Topics: TDOC - Teladoc Health Inc., BMCH - BMC Stock Holdings Inc., Buy Individual Bonds, Student Loans, AEM - Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd., INSP - Inspire Medical Systems Inc., Medical Marijuana Stocks,

CI - Cigna Corp., DOV - Dover Corp., PBR - Petroleo Brasileiro S/A ADR, ENPH - Enphase Energy Inc.



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Dec 02, 2020
11-30-2020: Federal Reserve And UK Regulators Say A Key Bank Lending Rate Will Be Phased Out
2736

A benchmark for short-term borrowing, the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) will be replaced by 2023.



Today's Stocks & Topics: GOLD - Barrick Gold Corp., HRL - Hormel Foods Corp., November Rally, FCX - Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Master Limited Partnership, COLD - Americold Realty Trust, EPGFX - EuroPac Gold Fund A, DFEN - Direxion Daily Aerospace & Defense Bull 3X Shares, Setting Up an Account.



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Dec 01, 2020
11-27-2020 - Best Callers Questions - BLACK FRIDAY Edition
2739

In this compilation program, Steve Peasley and Justin Klein field a variety of finance and investment questions from callers across the United States and around the world.



Today's Stocks & Topics: Rollover IRA, ETFs or Mutual Funds, Stimulus Effect, Position, Sitting Stocks, Income, 401k, Roth I-R-A, Retirement, Mutual Funds, Selling Short, Credit Card Debt, Blue Chip Stocks, Institutional Ownership, New Investor, 200 Day Moving Average, Support and Resistance Numbers, Pension Plans, Become an Investor Advisor.



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Nov 27, 2020
11-26-2020 - Best Callers Questions - THANKSGIVING DAY Edition
2799

In this compilation program, Steve Peasley and Justin Klein field a variety of finance and investment questions from callers across the United States and around the world.



Today's Stocks & Topics: How to Invest Your 401(k), Financial Advisors, How to not run out of Money, Retirement, Commodities, Pre-Tax Money, Conference Calls, Cash Reserve Fund, Yield Curve, Statistics, Book Value, Economic Value, Variable Annuities, Bonds and Junk Bonds, Options, Day Trading, Investing with KPP.



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Nov 26, 2020
11-25-2020: Strategist: Emerging Markets Could Break To All-Time Highs
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A weaker dollar is highly correlated with emerging market gains, and the value of foreign currency-denominated assets rises for U.S. investors as the greenback falls.



Today's Stocks & Topics: BTG - B2Gold Corp., RUT - Russell 2000 Index, BAC - Bank of America Corp., Dow 2000, Buying a Car on Black Friday, GM vs. Tesla, Bonds, NIO - NIO Inc. ADR, AHT - Ashford Hospitality Trust, CHL - China Mobile Ltd. ADR, Gold.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "In 2019, how many passengers-- on average per day-- were transported on U.S. airline flights? AND-- what percentage of GDP (gross domestic product) did the AVIATION industry contribute to the U.S. economy in 2019?



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Nov 26, 2020
11-24-2020: Retail Trade Group Predicts Holiday Sales To Produce A Strong 2020 Finish
2739

Despite the coronavirus pandemic challenges, the National Retail Federation expects holiday spending to reach as high as $766.7 billion.



Today's Stocks & Topics: DFCIX - Delaware Smid Cap Growth Fund A, XME - SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF, Investing & Marriage, HA - Hawaiian Holdings Inc., Social Security, Energy Sector, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., CVS - CVS Health Corp., NEM - Newmont Corp., GOLD - Barrick Gold Corp., EXC - Exelon Corp., Housing Market.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "How do we define an asset bubble? AND--can you name three of the biggest asset bubbles in history-- all occurring since the 1980s?"



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Nov 25, 2020
11-23-2020: Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Says 'There’s Plenty Of Firepower' Remaining
2745

Steven Mnuchin downplayed his decision to pull the plug on several Federal Reserve programs, saying there’s enough money around to provide funding where it is needed.



Today's Stocks & Topics: MPW - Medical Properties Trust Inc., Value Stocks, SBRA - Sabra Healthcare REIT Inc., Post-Covid World, Very Expensive Stocks, Dividend Cuts, Gold, 401k, Taxable Accounts, RGEN - Repligen Corp., GILD - Gilead Sciences Inc., AVLR - Avalara Inc., CCL - Carnival Corp.



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Nov 24, 2020
11-20-2020: A Tale Of Two Retailers: Walmart Earnings Top Expectations But Macy's In-Store Sales Dropped 20%
2725

Customers patronizing Walmart and Macy's continued to shop online, but Macy's in-store spending dropped 20% and eCommerce could not offset its losses.



Today's Stocks & Topics: XPEV - XPeng Inc. ADR, Leading Economic Indicators, Stores Closing, Telehealth, Commodities, SH - ProShares Short S&P 500, Retirement, FRO - Frontline Ltd., VBR - Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "What is the meaning of the term "bid-ask" spread? And what is a simple example?"



Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Nov 21, 2020
11-19-2020: Is America's $68 Trillion Wealth Transfer Evaporating?
2728

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, less than 2% of millennials reported being self-employed, compared with 7.6% for Gen X and 8.3% for Boomers.



Today's Stocks & Topics: GD - General Dynamics Corp., CBAT - CBAK Energy Technology Inc., New Rules on Chinese Companies, GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, PLTR - Palantir Technologies Inc., Mutual Funds, EXPI - eXp World Holdings Inc., Jobless Claims, Momentum Stocks and Funds.



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Nov 20, 2020
11-18-2020: Home-builder Confidence In November Breaks The Record High
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Historically low mortgage rates, favorable demographics and an ongoing suburban shift for home buyer preferences have spurred demand and increased new home sales.



Today's Stocks & Topics: TNK - Teekay Tankers Ltd., When to Get Out of The Stock Market, XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., CVS - CVS Health Corp., CCI - Crown Castle International Corp., Stock Market Future, Boeing 737, Pfizer vs Moderna, VTRS - Viatris Inc., Block-chain Value, IRM - Iron Mountain Inc.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "WHEN (in which year) did the concept of INSURANCE first appear as a packaged business product in America? And WHO was the famous person that co-founded America's FIRST insurance company?"



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Nov 19, 2020
11-17-2020: Long-Term Unemployment Is Ballooning
2721

According to labor economists, workers who remain out of a job more than 6 months enter a financially precarious period.



Today's Stocks & Topics: SH - ProShares Short S&P 500, Tech Stocks, Buy Back Effect, Amazon & The Pharmacy Business, Resistance, INTC - Intel Corp., RTX - Raytheon Technologies Corp., LMT - Lockheed Martin Corp., QQQ - Invesco QQQ Trust Series I, JWN - Nordstrom Inc., Candlestick Charts, SAVE - Spirit Airlines Inc., TTD - Trade Desk Inc. Cl A, Insurance Companies, MET - MetLife Inc.



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Nov 18, 2020
11-16-2020: Amid Coronavirus Changes, Some Gen Z And Millennials Have Stumbled Into Saving
2719

Millions of Americans are experiencing financial hardship caused by the pandemic, but coronavirus has turned some of the youngest workers into unexpected savers.



Today's Stocks & Topics: NIO - NIO Inc. ADR, Airlines, TLT - iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF, Hotels, HLT - Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc.,

RTLR - Rattler Midstream L.P., SMLP - Summit Midstream Partners L.P., GBTC - Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, TSLA - Tesla Inc., ACV – Allianz GI Diversified Income & Convertible Fund.



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Nov 17, 2020
11-13-2020: Investors Must Decide If An Earnings Comeback For Cyclical Stocks Will Justify Their Faith
2717

As investors continue to grow more optimistic about an economic recovery in 2021, energy, real estate and industrials may look like an attractive bet based on earnings expectations.



Today's Stocks & Topics: 401k, CHL - China Mobile Ltd. ADR, QQQ - Invesco QQQ Trust Series I, REITs, Buy the Dips, BAYRY - Bayer AG ADR, Foreclosure, SFM - Sprouts Farmers Market Inc.



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Nov 14, 2020
11-12-2020: Mortgage Demand From Homebuyers Drops To Lowest Level In 6 Months
2720

Loan amounts have hit new highs due to skyrocketing home prices and low rates are no longer offsetting these hefty costs.



Today's Stocks & Topics: 401k, Fiscal Deficit, Sales Person or Adviser, Stock Buybacks, COP – Conoco Phillips, RTLR - Rattler Midstream L.P.,

Interview with PhD Carolina Reis Oliveira – CEO of OneSkin, PLUG - Plug Power Inc., DE - Deere & Co.



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Nov 13, 2020
11-11-2020: Warning For Landlords: Rental Fraud Has Jumped Due To COVID-19 Crisis
2712

According to TransUnion, since the pandemic began, the frequency of actual fraud incidents for the multifamily rental industry has jumped by nearly 50%.



Today's Stocks & Topics: INTC - Intel Corp., Stocks Dropping, Financial Advice, Moving to a Retirement Community, Teaching Your Child to Invest, CX - Cemex S.A.B. de C.V. ADR, IP - International Paper Co., NIO - NIO Inc. ADR, AAPL - Apple Inc., Investing Strategy, Gold, RTX - Raytheon Technologies Corp., PLMR - Palomar Holdings Inc.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "Knowing that Europe's richest man added $7 billion to his wealth in just one day this week, thanks to positive Covid-19 vaccine news, HOW wealthy is this person, and WHO is he?"



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Nov 12, 2020
11-10-2020: How to Invest In A Post-Vaccine World After Pfizer’s Announcement
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At least one analyst says that, with the outlook for an improving global economy, value stocks may do better than growth stocks.



Today's Stocks & Topics: MTH - Meritage Homes Corp., AT&T and Verizon, Things You Shouldn't Include In Your Will, Wasting Money, How to Find Financial Success, QRVO - Qorvo Inc., Retirement, RTLR - Rattler Midstream L.P., Diversification, HEXO - HEXO Corp., BRK.A - Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl A.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "The overall market is made up of millions of investors and traders who may have differing ideas about the value of a specific stock, so just HOW are share prices set?"



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Nov 11, 2020
11-09-2020: As Mortgage Rates Jump, Housing Stocks Have A Split Reaction To COVID Vaccine News
2721

Stocks of the biggest builders are down after positive news on a coronavirus vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech.



Today's Stocks & Topics: LVS - Las Vegas Sands Corp., RGA - Reinsurance Group of America Inc., Bitcoin, Gold, PFE - Pfizer Inc., Cash Flow, GOLD - Gold Continuous Contract, Target Date Funds, Volatility.



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Nov 10, 2020
11-06-2020: Remote Work Practices May Forever Change The Way U.S. States Tax Wage Income
2717

Can a virtual worker be taxed in a state where they don’t live? No legislator, court, or tax expert today can answer that question.



Today's Stocks & Topics: IIPR - Innovative Industrial Properties Inc., Retirement, Fractional Shares, Earnings Before EBITDA, MAC - Macerich Co., XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., JMIA - Jumia Technologies AG ADR, BGS - B&G Foods Inc., TSM - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. ADR, Roth I-R-A.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "How many times has Apple stock split since it went public on December 12, 1980? AND-- looking at the S&P 500, WHICH YEAR in the past decade had the LARGEST number of stock splits?"



Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Nov 07, 2020
11-05-2020: The State Of Jobs: Data Shows That Private Payroll Growth Slowed In October
2738

According to ADP, companies added 365,000 positions and services accounted for almost all the job creation.



Today's Stocks & Topics: Dividends, TRP - TC Energy Corp., Options, Stock Volume, Interview with Jason Lepore - VP & GM of Hunker.com,

V - Visa Inc. Cl A, WFC - Wells Fargo & Co.



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Nov 06, 2020
11-04-2020: Opinion: The Biggest U.S. Banks Aren’t As Strong As They Look
2742

In spite of being boosted by capital-relief measures and massive market support from the Federal Reserve, an advocacy group claims the largest U.S. banks are less healthy than they appear.



Today's Stocks & Topics: LRCX - Lam Research Corp., The Bank Sector, Fed Meeting, Marijuana Stocks, Ready to Retire?, Earnings Per Share, VTV - Vanguard Value ETF, Shorting, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., AMD - Advanced Micro Devices Inc., Robo-Advisors.


TRIVIA QUESTION: "Looking back in the country's history, do you think a LARGER percentage of the eligible voting population came out in the presidential election of 1860 (when Lincoln won)-- or in 1960 (when Kennedy won)?"  



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Nov 05, 2020
11-03-2020: Malls Dragged Into Bankruptcy By Carnage At Retail Tenants
2740

Due to pandemic-induced pressures, America’s ailing malls have suffered a pair of body blows as two major landlords followed their bankrupt tenants into Chapter 11 protection.



Today's Stocks & Topics: ANSS - Ansys Inc., Debt Cycle, Inflation 10 Years Ago and Today, Stock Market Bubble, Emerging Market ETFs, PENN - Penn National Gaming Inc., MPWR - Monolithic Power Systems Inc., Dividends, SWCH - Switch Inc. Cl A.



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Nov 04, 2020
11-02-2020: Wells Fargo: Brace For a ‘Fairly Scary Time’ On Wall Street
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The firm’s head of macro strategy is warning that market turbulence may just be a preview of what’s ahead.



Today's Stocks & Topics: Earnings, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., RPAY - Repay Holdings Corp., Limit-On-Close (LOC) Order, WKHS - Workhorse Group Inc., Company Beats Expectations, DIS - Walt Disney Co., Small-Caps Stocks.



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Nov 03, 2020
10-30-2020: Best of Caller Questions
2744

In this compilation program, Steve Peasley and Justin Klein field a variety of finance and investment questions from callers across the United States and around the world.



Today's Stocks & Topics: I-R-As, Trading Accounts, Stock Split, New Investor, Investing, Copper Industry, Mutual Funds, 401k Contributions, Roth I-R-A for a Child, Stock Value, Buying a House, Options, Asset Allocation, Online Trading, Day Trading, International Exposure, UBER, PEG Ratio, Borrowing from 401k, Special-purpose Acquisition Company – SPAC, 529 Plan.



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Oct 30, 2020
10-29-2020: Opinion: 6 Reasons Why You Will Save More Money With An ARM
2737

Most experts will tell you it’s safer to go with a fixed-rate mortgage, but how could you benefit from an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM)?



Today's Stocks & Topics: Bonds, IHRT - iHeartMedia Inc., CUK - Carnival PLC ADR. Risk vs. Volatility, Interview with Lindsey Andrews – CEO of Minibar Delivery, ETFs for Beginners Investors, The U.S. Economy, TCTZF - Tencent Holdings Ltd.  



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Oct 29, 2020
10-28-2020: Bipartisan Legislation Proposes Changes To Retirement-Related Measures
2742

The wide-ranging bill contains perks for seniors and student loan borrowers.



Today's Stocks & Topics: OXY - Occidental Petroleum Corp., Retirement Funds, DNKN - Dunkin' Brands Group Inc., BERY - Berry Global Group Inc., Online Brokerage, WWR - Westwater Resources Inc., BTI - British American Tobacco PLC ADR, Gold, ACI - Albertsons Cos. Inc.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "In the U.S., we have a MARKET economy-- but WHAT is a market economy? And, looking back across the centuries, when did the concept of 'private property' come to prominence?"



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Oct 29, 2020
10-27-2020: Why One Analyst Is Projecting That A Deep Stock Market Crash Will Occur Again
2698

The opinion warns investors who are too young to remember the 'Black Monday' crash of 1987 that, at some point, the stock market will lose more than 20% of its value in a single day.



Today's Stocks & Topics: T - AT&T Inc., FUBO - FuboTV Inc., Thinks to Fix Before Retirement, Home Sales, Most Investors Expect a Market Crash, Master Limited Partnerships, OKE - ONEOK Inc., 1987 Stock Market Crash, IP - International Paper Co., PEN - Penumbra Inc., Share vs. Position, TSCO - Tractor Supply Co.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "What is the so-called 'January Effect'? And WHEN was it first noticed-- which YEAR?"



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Oct 27, 2020
10-26-2020: The Business Of Education Is In Big Trouble
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With revenue losses in the hundreds of millions, universities have furloughed thousands of employees.



Today's Stocks & Topics: AA - Alcoa Corporation, X - United States Steel Corporation (X), Online Brokers, the IMF - International Monetary Fund, MED - Medifast Inc., PLMR - Palomar Holdings Inc., RGA - Reinsurance Group of America Inc., LIN - Linde PLC, Mortgage, Beginner Investor, NEE - NextEra Energy Inc.



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Oct 26, 2020
10-23-2020: Best of Caller Questions
2755

In this compilation program, Steve Peasley and Justin Klein field a variety of finance and investment questions from callers across the United States and around the world.


Today's Stocks & Topics: I-R-As, Buy and Rebalance, 401k, Trading, ProFunds, Mutual Funds, Redemption Fee, Life Insurance, Diversification, Silver & Gold, New Investor, Preferred Stocks, Technical Analysis, Emerging Markets, Retirement Needs, Student Loans, Stock Valuation, Trading Information.



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Oct 23, 2020
10-22-2020: Competition For PayPal And Square Is Heating Up Fast
2716

According to a new report, JPMorgan Chase is making a play to sell more services to millions of American small business owners, pushing into an area pioneered by fin-tech firms.



Today's Stocks & Topics: GME - GameStop Corp. Cl A, Mergers, TSLA - Tesla Inc., Value Stocks vs. Growth Stocks, Sector Spotlight: Susan Ho, Founder and CEO of GoJourny.com, INTC - Intel Corp., Dogs of the DOW, Earning Season & Banks.



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Oct 22, 2020
10-21-2020: Antitrust Battle Begins: Google Officially Charged With 'Monopoly Power' By Justice Department
2718

After a 16-month investigation, the government says Google is violating the Sherman Act through its search and search-advertising businesses.



Today's Stocks & Topics: STRA - Strategic Education Inc., NASDAQ, ABBV - AbbVie Inc., The Fed Beige Book, Clinton Stocks vs. Trump Stocks, Re-balancing, MPW - Medical Properties Trust Inc., Common Shares and Warrants, MGIC - Magic Software Enterprises Ltd., Cash or I-R-A.



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Oct 21, 2020
10-20-2020: Home-Builder Confidence Reaches Record High For Third Consecutive Month
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The continued recovery in home sales remains a bright point for the rest of the economy.



Today's Stocks & Topics: Eviction Moratoriums, Preferred Shares, QDEL - Quidel Corp., Stocks & Taxes, THO - Thor Industries Inc., Reverse Mortgage, SAFT - Safety Insurance Group Inc., NEM - Newmont Corp., GOLD - Barrick Gold Corp., REITs.



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Oct 20, 2020
10-19-2020: Fund Manager Warning: ‘Young And Dumb’ Traders Have Created A ‘Total Nightmare’ In The Market
2693

Millennial buying and risk-taking in August and September was a phenomenon of record proportions.



Today's Stocks & Topics: OKE - ONEOK Inc., State Taxes, GE - General Electric Co., IBM - International Business Machines Corp., Thematic Growth ETFs, MTB - M&T Bank Corp., Closed-end Funds, NMZ - Nuveen Municipal High Income Opportunity Fund, NKLA - Nikola Corp., STWD - Starwood Property Trust Inc.



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Oct 19, 2020
10-16-2020: The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Made Open Enrollment Research Critical
2628

About 157 million Americans rely on employer-sponsored coverage and this year it could be vitally important to closely examine workplace health-care plan options.



Today's Stocks & Topics: MELI - MercadoLibre Inc., IIVI - II-VI Inc., Retail Sales, PFE - Pfizer Inc., Top Ten States wit Unemployment Rates, Investing Equity Money in Energy Stocks, VZ - Verizon Communications Inc., NTDOY - Nintendo Co. Ltd. ADR, VZ - Verizon Communications Inc., SHLX - Shell Midstream Partners L.P., PSX - PPhillips 66 Partners LP, EPD - Enterprise Products Partners L.P., SE - Sea Ltd. ADR, BNS - Bank of Nova Scotia.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "In what YEAR was Coke's "Tab" product first offered for sale? And if you had purchased ONE share of Coca-cola stock for $40-- at its IPO in 1919--WHAT kind of value would that single share have today?"



Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Oct 16, 2020
10-15-2020: Performance Tech Company Hyperice Attracts A Slew Of Star Athlete-Investors
2732

The company specializes in performance recovery products including its Hypervolt massagers which target soft tissue pain and muscle recovery.



Today's Stocks & Topics: 10k Reports, Special Guest Anthony Katz, President and Founder of Hyperice, ETSY - Etsy Inc., MS - Morgan Stanley, XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., CVX - Chevron Corp., NLS - Nautilus Inc.



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Oct 15, 2020
10-14-2020: What Can We Learn From Disney's Business Unit Restructuring Plans?
2728

COVID-19 is sending tidal waves through American business and the Walt Disney Company is reacting by reorganizing its content groups.



Today's Stocks & Topics: T - AT&T Inc., Spending Package, BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR, College Funds, ETFs Valuation, Gross Domestic Product (GDP), MO - Altria Group Inc., QCOM - Qualcomm Inc., Ron Baron.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "Looking back to "Black Monday" and the Stock Market Crash of 1987, there was NO PANDEMIC... yet, the 5-year bull run ended quickly... WHAT were the speculated causes?"



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Oct 14, 2020
10-13-20: How Much Retirement Money Should You Have Saved By Age 60?
2730

A TD Ameritrade report has revealed that 28% of adults ages 40 to 79 with at least $25,000 in investable assets have less than $50,000 in retirement savings. 


Today's stocks and topics: Vanguard Energy ETF (VDE), Pacific Biosciences of California Inc. (PACB), Seritage Growth Properties Cl A (SRG), Alliance Data Systems Corp. (ADS), Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV), ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF (MJ), Domino's Pizza Inc. (DPZ), Boeing Co. (BA).  


ALSO: Universal life insurance?, from Europe-- my portfolio?, Dollar cost averaging?, Steve's talking point covers the market sectors that are likely to have good quarters.



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Oct 14, 2020
10-12-20: What Is Driving The Historic Demand For Life Sciences REITs?
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Venture-capital investment in the life sciences sector grew to a record rolling annual total of $17.8 billion in the second quarter.


Today's stocks and topics: Lam Research Corp. (LRCX), Pfizer Inc. (PFE), Adobe Inc. (ADBE), Walt Disney Co. (DIS) 


ALSO: Buying a house?, Bank stocks?, Dividends, 401(k), Low Yield interest can produce earnings that cannot keep up with inflation.



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Oct 13, 2020
10-09-2020: Hedge-Fund Manager: Don't Miss Out On A ‘Generational Opportunity’ In The Market
2729

The theory predicts that most cyclical sectors will grow earnings at a faster pace than the S&P 500-- could it be right?



Today's Stocks & Topics: BAC - Bank of America Corp., MMP - Magellan Midstream Partners L.P., QDEL - Quidel Corp., Value & Growth Stocks After Election Day, Google & You Tube, Stimulus Talks, Put Options, PSI - Invesco Dynamic Semiconductors ETF, IYG - iShares U.S. Financial Services ETF, SQ - Square Inc. Cl A, Profits, IIPR - Innovative Industrial Properties Inc.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "What is the average net worth of American FAMILIES-- and looking at the data by LOCATION, which group has a higher net worth-- people that live in URBAN settings or residents of RURAL areas?"



Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Oct 09, 2020
10-08-2020: Amid A Pandemic, 3 Things You Should Know About Telemedicine
2737

The cost of a virtual health visit has changed for some people with insurance, so be prepared before you 'Zoom' with your doctor.



Today's Stocks & Topics: ETFs, ICLN - iShares Global Clean Energy ETF, NVAX - Novavax Inc., Corporate Debt, WMT - Walmart Inc., Holding Stocks, TDS - Telephone & Data Systems Inc., RGR - Sturm Ruger & Co., CRSR - Corsair Gaming Inc., WELL - Welltower Inc., Housing Market.




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Oct 09, 2020
10-07-2020: Would A New Stimulus Package Produce A Sustained Market Rally?
2742

One analyst says that, historically, stimulus programs can play a role as a rally catalyst-- under certain conditions.



Today's Stocks & Topics: AZO - AutoZone Inc., Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP), Retirement Funds, T - AT&T Inc., MMM - 3M Co., SCCO - Southern Copper Corp., RGEN - Repligen Corp., Selling.




TRIVIA QUESTION: "Everyone wants to hit a 'home run' with their stock picks-- but for most investors, this is probably not a realistic objective. Nevertheless, it is TEMPTING TO THINK ABOUT. So, just for fun, WHICH are the 'Most Expensive Stocks in the World'?"



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Oct 08, 2020
10-06-2020: 6 Retirement-Planning Mistakes To Avoid When You Are In Your 60s
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By the age of 67, at a minimum, how much money should you have saved and do you sell stocks to buy more fixed-income assets?



Today's Stocks & Topics: Gold Base Planning, VHT - Vanguard Health Care ETF, Capital Gains, HFC - HollyFrontier Corp., Money Market Funds, Asset Allocation, Covered Calls, MNK - Mallinckrodt PLC, PNW - Pinnacle West Capital Corp., 401k.



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Oct 06, 2020
10-02-2020: Historical Records Teach What Generally Happens After A Brutal September Market
2734

Dow Jones Market data suggests that September losses don't have to translate into further October carnage.



Today's Stocks & Topics: BUD - Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A. ADR, XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., Trading History, PLUG - Plug Power Inc., JP Morgan Faces Fines, KERN - Akerna Corp., PNW - Pinnacle West Capital Corp., NIO - NIO Inc. ADR, The Fitness Industry.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "I am thinking of two examples of famous stocks-- one has failed, the other is doing well. BOTH companies were organized a long time back-- CAN YOU NAME my 'history spotlight' stocks?"


HINT: One is from the retail sector, the other from technology.



Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Oct 02, 2020
10-01-2020: Economic Recession Or Not, The IPO Market Is Set For A 'Flurry' Rivaling The Dot-Com Era
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The 10 largest IPOs have already raised a combined $14.7 billion, or 52% of the quarter’s proceeds.



Today's Stocks & Topics: BIG - Big Lots Inc., PGX - Invesco Preferred ETF, LIN - Linde PLC, Oil Companies, GILD - Gilead Sciences Inc., Roth I-R-A,

CVX - Chevron Corp., 2020 Presidential Candidates On The Economy, BP - BP PLC ADR.



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Oct 02, 2020
09-30-2020: Famed Monetary Theorist Says Immediate Market Future Is 'Precarious'
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Wharton professor Jeremy Siegel thinks uncertainty is going to continue but the stock market “is looking forward to a really good run" next year.



Today's Stocks & Topics: Pullback, House Sales, Index Universal Life Insurance, Social Security Benefits, RKT - Rocket Cos. Inc., IESC - IES Holdings Inc., Covered Calls, GS - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Fraudulent Companies, DIS - Walt Disney Co.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "For various reasons, companies can also be DELISTED. Why? And can you name several famous companies that have been DELISTED?"



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Sep 30, 2020
09-29-2020: Is It Too Risky To Put New Money In Stocks Now?
2697

According to a Wells Fargo strategist, after excluding risks associated with the coming election, the newest coronavirus headlines imply a 2% to 4% downside from current levels.



Today's Stocks & Topics: Home Prices, Investments Suggestions from from Shaquille O'Neal, STRA - Strategic Education Inc., SWBI - Smith & Wesson Brands Inc., The Election & The Stock Market, ESS - Essex Property Trust Inc., OXY - Occidental Petroleum Corp., NKLA - Nikola Corp., GPC - Genuine Parts Co., RGLD - Royal Gold Inc.



TRIVIA QUESTION: "Looking back in time, HOW was the tradition of what eventually became presidential debates first begun? And-- in terms of audience measurement statistics, WHAT debate 'face-off' had the highest ever estimated TV audience count?"




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Sep 30, 2020
09-28-2020: Source: Blue Cross Blue Shield Reaches A Tentative $2.7 Billion Antitrust Settlement
2729

Affected policyholders include roughly one-third of the U.S. population, and major employers such as General Motors, Microsoft, and Walmart.




Today's Stocks & Topics: NEE - NextEra Energy Inc., ABEV - Ambev S.A. ADR, EWG - iShares MSCI Germany ETF, HEWG - iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Germany ETF, Gold, Oil Stocks, Covered Calls, GMRE - Global Medical REIT Inc., Closed-End Funds.



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Sep 28, 2020
09-25-2020: Should Your Spending Priorities Ever Include An Expensive Vehicle?
2713

The difference between the monthly payment on a $50,000 pickup truck and a $20,000 car is enough to max out your individual retirement account in a given year.




Today's Stocks & Topics: Harley-Davidson, SPH - Suburban Propane Partners L.P., CHDN - Churchill Downs Inc., NVDA - NVIDIA Corp., SCHW - Charles Schwab Corp., ZI - ZoomInfo Technologies Inc. Cl A, NOW - ServiceNow Inc.




TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you name at least 3 types of organizational structures used by small businesses? And can you list 3 reasons why small businesses fail?"




Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Sep 26, 2020
09-24-2020: Opinion: The Real Danger For The Market Now Is-- You
2734

Reacting to short-term events as if they were permanent changes is problematic.




Today's Stocks & Topics: CVX - Chevron Corp., Evaluation, COST - Costco Wholesale Corp., Real Assets, K - Kellogg Co., GILD - Gilead Sciences Inc., Barbell Strategy, Oil.



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Sep 24, 2020
09-23-2020: 3 Things To Keep In Mind As You Handle Market Volatility
2737

The average person saving for retirement might experience as many as seven recessions but, in the long-run, "panic selling" can backfire.




Today's Stocks & Topics: GE - General Electric Co., Investing for Retirement, PTON - Peloton Interactive Inc., VIVO - Meridian Bioscience Inc., PZZA - Papa John's International Inc., GOLD - Barrick Gold Corp., WFC - Wells Fargo & Co., AAPL - Apple Inc., Electric Volkswagen, TSLA - Tesla Inc.




TRIVIA QUESTION: "As we celebrate SMALL BUSINESS WEEK, what percentage of Americans own, or work for, a small business? AND--what percentage of small businesses are minority-owned?



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Sep 23, 2020
09-22-2020: Opinion: The Markets Are Entering Their Most Treacherous Season
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Since 1952, the Dow industrials have averaged a 0.8% decline in presidential election years, while the S&P 500 index averaged a 0.7% drop.




Today's Stocks & Topics: EXC - Exelon Corp., Roth I-R-A in Your 60s, Home Sales, The Election and Older Americans, Real Assets, EPD - Enterprise Products Partners L.P., BTI - British American Tobacco PLC ADR, WBA - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., CWH - Camping World Holdings Inc. Cl A, EXPI - eXp World Holdings Inc., BPYU - Brookfield Property REIT Inc.



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Sep 22, 2020
09-21-2020: Can We Expect More 'Pain Ahead' In The Mortgage Market?
2740

The number of mortgages in active forbearance programs has declined but some borrowers have not recovered-- so the real test is ahead.




Today's Stocks & Topics: HRB - H&R Block Inc., STT - State Street Corp., Minimum Volatility, T - AT&T Inc., Leveraged Oil & Gas ETFs, DHI - D.R. Horton Inc., ETFs, LYD – LYDEC, TGT - Target Corp., Ray Dalio.



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Sep 21, 2020
09-18-2020: Is It Time For Income Seeking Investors To Take A Fresh Look At Utility Stocks?
2722

While equity indices have risen to records and bond yields have sunk to all-time lows, utility stocks are being left behind.




Today's Stocks & Topics: T - AT&T Inc., VZ - Verizon Communications Inc., SAIC - Science Applications International Corp., Volume, HT - Hersha Hospitality Trust Cl A, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., FAANG Stocks, APOG - Apogee Enterprises Inc., INMD - InMode Ltd., 401k, EBAY - eBay Inc.




TRIVIA QUESTION: "How many electric vehicles were sold in the United States in 2019? And WHAT is the lifespan of an EV battery pack?"




Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Sep 18, 2020
09-17-2020: Home-builder Sentiment Soars To Record High, But There Is A Red Flag
2737

Builder confidence in the single-family home market again reached its highest reading in the survey’s 35-year history-- but there may be a catch.




Today's Stocks & Topics: Unity Technologies IPO, TEVA - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. ADR, BMY - Bristol Myers Squibb Co., Investing Accounts, Lower Rates, EHTH - eHealth Inc., MCD - McDonald's Corp., Steven Mnuchin Qualifications, ABBV - AbbVie Inc., MYL - Mylan N.V.



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Sep 17, 2020
09-16-2020: Are There Serious Risks In The Fed's New Strategy?
2741

The big issue in the world of central banking is last month’s official pivot to average inflation targeting-- but a rapid recovery means a faster pace of inflation.




Today's Stocks & Topics: The Fed, SO - Southern Co., K - Kellogg Co.,

CLX - Clorox Co., BGS - B&G Foods Inc., IP - International Paper Co., PLTH - Planet 13 Holdings Inc., WRK - WestRock Co., DECK - Deckers Outdoor Corp., Eli Lilly and Company.



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Sep 16, 2020
09-15-2020: Treasury Secretary: ‘Now Is Not The Time To Worry’ About Deficit Or Fed Balance Sheet
2714

Steven Mnuchin says that the economic crisis warrants extraordinary stimulus from both Congress and the Fed.




Today's Stocks & Topics: MET - MetLife Inc., Social Security, GM's Flying Car, LMND - Lemonade Inc., REITs and I-R-As, QDEL - Quidel Corp., BDX - Becton Dickinson & Co., Diversification, AMAT - Applied Materials Inc., JANWX - Janus Henderson Global Research Fund, TSLA - Tesla Inc.



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Sep 15, 2020
09-14-2020: Stock Dividends Were Ravaged By The Pandemic-- Is The Worst Over?
2729

Analyst: Recovery to pre-pandemic levels is not likely for at least two years, but dividend and buyback sentiment may already be rebounding.




Today's Stocks & Topics: Emergency Funds, APT - Alpha Pro Tech Ltd., Outstanding Shares, CVS - CVS Health Corp., BTG - B2Gold Corp., NVDA - NVIDIA Corp., Market Makers, Taxes & 401k, GRMN - Garmin Ltd., Investing in Bitcoin.



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Sep 14, 2020
09-11-2020: Leveraging Our Awareness On National 401(k) Day
2667

With only 70% of Americans financially prepared for retirement, understanding what you can do to make the dream of retirement a reality is important.




Today's Stocks & Topics: Best Stock Price, CVS - CVS Health Corp., BGS - B&G Foods Inc., Roth I-R-A, EBIX - Ebix Inc., FDX - FedEx Corp., ABBV - AbbVie Inc., Snowflake IPO, VLO - Valero Energy Corp., HCSG - Healthcare Services Group Inc., Bankruptcies.




TRIVIA QUESTION: "Looking back, HOW DID THE STOCK MARKET REACT? And how can we broadly assess the cost of terrorist attacks?"




Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Sep 11, 2020
09-10-2020: German Bank Analyst: The 'Age Of Disorder' As Millennials Redistribute Wealth
2741

During this generational transformation, has the technology revolution caused permanent changes to our economy and society?




Today's Stocks & Topics: BYND - Beyond Meat Inc., Retirement,

NVDA - NVIDIA Corp., IBM - International Business Machines Corp., HE - Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc., TEVA - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. ADR, AMAT - Applied Materials Inc., Social Security, XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp.



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Sep 10, 2020
09-09-2020: Opinion: Why The Fed’s New Inflation Policy Could Backfire
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A key 10-year measure of inflation expectations has nearly quadrupled since March, commodity prices are soaring, and the dollar has fallen to a nearly three-year low.




Today's Stocks & Topics: VIPS - Vipshop Holdings Ltd. ADR, TPL - Texas Pacific Land Trust Sub. Share Cert, MSFT - Microsoft Corp., NOK - Nokia Corp. ADR, Preferred Stocks, SRNE - Sorrento Therapeutics Inc., Jobs Openings, Retail Sector, DLTR - Dollar Tree Inc., INTC - Intel Corp., Tech Companies, Value vs. Growth ETFs, CZR - Caesars Entertainment Inc., MGM - MGM Resorts International, 3rd Quarter End.





TRIVIA QUESTION: "Do you know the name of the legendary inventor for whom Tesla motor cars are named? AND-- can you name TWO of Tesla's newest competitors?"



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Sep 09, 2020
09-08-2020: How Running From Cities To Suburbs Could Affect Your Finances
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The 5 financial factors you need to consider when calculating the cost of a move.




Today's Stocks & Topics: GME - GameStop Corp. Cl A, 20 Year Old New Investor, Jobs Report, Muni-Bonds, BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR, NASDAQ, HOFV - Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Co., BBY - Best Buy Co. Inc., UPS - United Parcel Service Inc. Cl B, BLCN - Nasdaq NexGen Economy ETF, TSLA - Tesla Inc.



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Sep 08, 2020
09-07-2020: Best of Caller Questions
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Today's Stocks & Topics: I-R-As, Trading Accounts, Stock Split, New Investor, Investing, Copper Industry, Mutual Funds, 401k Contributions, Roth I-R-A for a Child, Stock Value, Buying a House, Options, Assett Allocation, Online Trading, Day Trading, International Exposure, UBER, PEG Ratio, Borrowing from 401k, Special-purpose Acquisition Company – SPAC, 529 Plan.



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Sep 07, 2020
09-04-2020: How Retiring Early Affects Your Social Security Benefits
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It is important to make a distinction between retiring early and claiming Social Security benefits early.




Today's Stocks & Topics: The Beige Book, The Fed & Inflation, FITB - Fifth Third Bancorp., Real Estate Market, Life Insurance, JPS - Nuveen Preferred & Income Securities Fund, Thrift Savings Plan (TFP), VTIP - Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund, BB - BlackBerry Ltd.




TRIVIA QUESTION: "In times of federal budget deficits, do we know WHAT it costs the U.S. government to pay for federal worker holidays? AND-- across time and all cultures, WHAT is the oldest known holiday?"




Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Treasury Yields, Gold, Oil and Gasoline.



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Sep 04, 2020
09-03-2020: Opinion: The Coming Foreclosure Crisis Will Not Look Like The Last One
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The coronavirus recession is all but certain to cause a spike in foreclosures as mortgage forbearance periods end.




Today's Stocks & Topics: HUM - Humana Inc., Selling Strategy, Precious Metals, CURLF - Curaleaf Holdings Inc., GRBK - Green Brick Partners Inc., Foreign Investments, Jobs Report, RGA - Reinsurance Group of America Inc., Cheap Money-Cheap Loans, CP - Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd., Dividends.



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Sep 03, 2020
09-02-2020: Are You Overlooking A Smart Way To Play The 'Stuck At Home' Trend In The Market?
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An analyst believes there’s something going on that investors need to watch: a housing shortage outside cities.




Today's Stocks & Topics: Robin Hood App, Beige Book, New Eviction Moratorium, TDOC - Teladoc Health Inc., CHWY - Chewy Inc. Cl A,

AAPL - Apple Inc. Split, SFM - Sprouts Farmers Market Inc., EVFM - Evofem Biosciences Inc., LMB - Limbach Holdings Inc., IP - International Paper Co., MRNA - Moderna Inc., Selling Strategy, VBR - Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF, GILD - Gilead Sciences Inc.



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Sep 02, 2020
09-01-2020: The Stock Market Is Roaring, But Should You Fear An Awful September?
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One analyst charted the DOW back to 1896 and he says that in September, of the average presidential-election year, the stock market actually has risen.




Today's Stocks & Topics: Euro vs. Dollar, Possible Pullback, U.S. Manufacturing, TSLA - Tesla Inc., AAPL - Apple Inc., CNCR - Loncar Cancer Immunotherapy ETF, Trading Strategy, INTC - Intel Corp., PCG - PG&E Corp., Bonds, LAD - Lithia Motors Inc. Cl A, BTG - B2Gold Corp., PFE - Pfizer Inc.




TRIVIA QUESTION: "WHEN did Intel (INTC) become the microchip market leader? And can you NAME two other key players in this arena?"



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Sep 01, 2020
08-31-2020: No End To Summer Surge: Homebuyer Mortgage Demand Has Spiked By 33%
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Pent-up demand, a stay-at-home mindset, diminished inventory, and low mortgage rates are adding fuel to the fire.




Today's Stocks & Topics: New Retail Accounts, Weak Dollar, Retirement Funds, Bonds & Yields, 401k, PTON - Peloton Interactive Inc., FCX - Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Retirement Allocation, BA - Boeing Co., FNF - Fidelity National Financial Inc.



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Aug 31, 2020
08-28-2020: Opinion: For Investors, There Are Always Opportunities
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As savers and investors look to the market for dividend yield, what are 3 reliable stock screening metrics?




Today's Stocks & Topics: ATVI - Activision Blizzard Inc., PZZA - Papa John's International Inc., ABBV - AbbVie Inc., Portfolio Rebalancing, Inflation, Registered Investment Adviser, NIO - NIO Inc. ADR, KR - Kroger Co., Global Inflation.




TRIVIA QUESTION: "What is the NAME of the TOY COMPANY that is today the world's third largest by revenue? And can you name 2 of its famous competitors-- companies that IT ACQUIRED over the years?"




Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gasoline, Gold, Treasury Yields, 30-year Fix Mortgage, Home Sales, Consumer Sentiment.



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Aug 28, 2020
08-27-2020: Federal Reserve Adopts New Policy: ‘Average Inflation Target’ Of 2%
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In the past, strong labor markets meant that higher inflation was just around the corner thereby indicating a reason to "tap the brakes" and raise interest rates.




Today's Stocks & Topics: VIXY - ProShares VIX Short-Term Futures ETF, FD.V - Facedrive Inc., SDGR - Schrodinger Inc., Mutual Funds, SPY - SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust, PTY - PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund, Going Public, WKHS - Workhorse Group Inc., Oil.



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Aug 27, 2020
08-26-2020: Opinion: Some Areas Of The Cyclical Trade Are Set To Outperform
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One analyst says that, with regard to growth versus value, the narrow leadership from growth stocks may be an indicator of what’s to come.




Today's Stocks & Topics: Good and Bad Inflation, AMGN - Amgen Inc., FAANG Stocks, Durable Goods Report, Life Insurance, V - Visa Inc. Cl A, Closed-end Funds, BLNK - Blink Charging Co., UBER - Uber Technologies Inc.




TRIVIA QUESTION: "The Treasury Department was founded in 1789-- but HOW FAR BACK can we trace its roots? AND-- you may know that Alexander Hamilton was the FIRST Treasury Secretary... but can you NAME THE MAN that held that job during the administration of President Franklin Roosevelt?"



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Aug 26, 2020
08-25-2020: Apple’s Stock Split Will Change 'Pecking Order' Of The Dow Industrials
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The 4-for-1 division will alter Apple’s influence on the 124-year old benchmark.




Today's Stocks & Topics: Changing Components of the DOW, Global Dividend Payments, RWM - ProShares Short Russell 2000, NRG - NRG Energy Inc., Roth I-R-A, BIGC - BigCommerce Holdings Inc., Trading Volume, POR - Portland General Electric Co., ARCC - Ares Capital Corp., HIG - Hartford Financial Services Group Inc.



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Aug 25, 2020
08-24-2020: Fund Manager: Why Stock Prices Are 'Unsustainable'
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One opinion asserts that we have never seen stock prices at such extremes while they coincide with the current degree of uncertainty.




Today's Stocks & Topics: Foreign Stocks, Cash Flow Per Share, Gold & Silver, ELY - Callaway Golf Co., VFIFX - Vanguard Target Retirement 2050 Fund Investor, VZ - Verizon Communications Inc., RKT - Rocket Cos. Inc., S-3 Filling, Pullback or Correction, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., Outstanding Shares, Price Per Earnings.



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Aug 24, 2020
08-21-2020: Bondholders Fear California Blackout Threats And Surging Wildfires
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Bond investors are concerned about California’s heat wave, rolling blackouts, and wildfires as the state struggles with its worst power crisis in nearly two decades.




Today's Stocks & Topics: House Sales, IHS Markit Report, Russian Politics,

PYPL - PayPal Holdings Inc., ENPH - Enphase Energy Inc., SCCO - Southern Copper Corp., Pullbacks, AMD - Advanced Micro Devices Inc.,

ONEM - 1Life Healthcare Inc., The Dollar, KOS - Kosmos Energy Ltd., Stop-losses.





TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you specify the time period and name of the first American BUBBLE of the 20th century? And, historically, when did the earliest stock market bubble and market crash appear?





Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gasoline, Gold, Silver and Treasury Yields.



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Aug 21, 2020
08-20-2020: What's Going On With Airlines As Southwest Turns Down Secured Loan?
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Airlines have taken a significant hit from the coronavirus pandemic and related lock-downs, which have left travelers reluctant to board planes with potentially infected people.




Today's Stocks & Topics: XRX - Xerox Holdings Corp., BIGC – Big Commerce Holdings Inc., Commodities, O - Realty Income Corp., Investing Apps, COPX - Global X Copper Miners ETF, CPER - United States Copper Index Fund, JPM – JP Morgan Chase & Co., MTZ - MasTec Inc., Mortgage Rates.



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Aug 20, 2020
08-19-2020: Will The Stock Market Close At A Record High By The End Of August?
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One analyst has made the point that the S&P 500, on average, has hit new highs 8 days after closing within 1% of its record.




Today's Stocks & Topics: Gold Correction, Inheriting Money, LHX - L3Harris Technologies Inc., CSCO - Cisco Systems Inc., GRWG - GrowGeneration Corp., AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., SEDG – Solar Edge Technologies Inc., REYN - Reynolds Consumer Products Inc., Limit Order, BEPC - Brookfield Renewable Corp., Google & Unemployment Claims.




TRIVIA QUESTION: "How MANY stock splits has Microsoft had since it first went public in March of 1986? AND-- what was Microsoft's IPO price on trading day 1?"



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Aug 19, 2020
08-18-2020: Is There More Short Term Pain Ahead For Gold And Silver?
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One trader is warning that, even though the long-term fundamental picture looks intact, on Wall Street, sometimes, when things get extreme you see a reversal.




Today's Stocks & Topics: NKLA - Nikola Corp., AFL - AFLAC Inc., ALRM - Alarm.Com Holdings Inc., Prenuptial Agreement, AAPL - Apple Inc., SLB - Schlumberger Ltd., Entering Into the Market, AG - First Majestic Silver Corp., Lawsuits.



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Aug 18, 2020
08-17-2020: Uber And Lyft Are Threatening To Suspend Service In California
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The companies have each poured $30 million into a ballot measure which would exempt their drivers from the state's employee classification requirement.




Today's Stocks & Topics: High P/E Ratio, SQ - Square Inc. Cl A, FSLY - Fastly Inc. Cl A, Stop-Loss Order, GILT - Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., CCJ - Cameco Corp., Beginner Investor.



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Aug 18, 2020
08-14-2020: Investor Heavyweight Now Sees The 'Same Metric' That Signaled The 2001 Crash
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Known in investing circles as the “Buffett Indicator,” it's the measure of the total market cap of all U.S. stocks relative to the country’s GDP.




Today's Stocks & Topics: SPCE - Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc., PEK - Peak Resources Ltd., DHT - DHT Holdings Inc., NET - Cloudflare Inc. Cl A, FVRR - Fiverr International Ltd., XOM - Exxon Mobil Corp., AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., Mortgage Rates.




TRIVIA QUESTION: "Can you name 4 of the MOST FAMOUS United States monopolies, known largely for their historical significance?"




Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gasoline, Gold, Silver and Treasury Yields.



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Aug 14, 2020
08-13-2020: Minneapolis Fed President: 'Six-Week Economic Lockdown Needed To Defeat Coronavirus'
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What will happen if the U.S. economy is forced to endure a new and more stringent shutdown in order to 'kill COVID'?




Today's Stocks & Topics: LCA - Landcadia Holdings II Inc. Cl A, Yields, The Bond Market, Roth I-R-A & Taxes, XEL - Xcel Energy Inc., TWOU - 2U Inc., Best ETFs, KODK - Eastman Kodak Co., Prenuptial Agreement, MFGP - Micro Focus International PLC ADR, Crypto Currency.



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Aug 14, 2020
08-12-2020: Is Inflation A Threat To The Economy?
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Led by an increase in the cost of oil, wholesale prices surged in July, but one analyst says inflationary pressures are largely invisible--so far.




Today's Stocks & Topics: Value Investing vs. Growth, Tesla, NEO - NeoGenomics Inc., 401k, LEN - Lennar Corp. Cl, iBonds ETFs, T - AT&T Inc., AAPL - Apple Inc., NVAX - Novavax Inc., GILD - Gilead Sciences Inc., GOLD - Barrick Gold Corp., GLD - SPDR Gold Shares , Certificate of Deposit.



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Aug 12, 2020
08-11-2020: Could A Payroll Tax Holiday Ultimately Cost Workers More Next Year?
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Forgiveness isn’t guaranteed, so if the employer stops collecting payroll tax and gives the money to the employee, the worker could wind up owing the IRS next year.




Today's Stocks & Topics: Office REITs, LVGO - Livongo Health Inc., PAYS - Paysign Inc., TCEHY - Tencent Holdings Ltd. ADR, BGS - B&G Foods Inc.,

HMY - Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd. ADR, WFH - Direxion Work From Home ETF, K - Kellogg Co., NAK - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd.



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Aug 11, 2020
AUGUST RAPID FIRE HOUR
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In this free Rapid Fire Hour podcast, InvestTalk hosts Steve Peasley and Justin Klein provide unbiased answers to over 34 caller questions. Topics include: 401k, Debt, Negative Equity, Gold, Options, Keep or Sell, Life Insurance, I-R-A, Blue Chip Stocks, New Investor, Cannabis Industry, Saving for Grandchildren, Buying a House, Interest Rates, Institutional Ownership, FCC Filings, Electric Vehicle Industry, Weak Dollar, Where to Invest?, Thrift Savings Plan, Special-purpose Acquisition Company – SPAC, Borrowing from 401k, Sell Discipline, Copper Industry, Earnings Per Share, Support Numbers, Silver & Gold, Buying More of the Same Stock, Time to Trim Your Portfolio, Trading Accounts, TDOC Buying LVGO, ETFs, RUN & VSLR Merge, The VIX.



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Aug 11, 2020
08-10-2020: Analyst: The Biggest Threat To Stock Market Rally Is Wave Of Corporate Bankruptcies
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One opinion predicts that large-scale bankruptcies would be more damaging to the economy than U.S.-China tension or political differences.




Today's Stocks & Topics: PPL - PPL Corp., CWH - Camping World Holdings Inc. Cl A, AMLP - Alerian MLP ETF, INGR - Ingredion Inc., SPG - Simon Property Group Inc., ET - Energy Transfer LP, CASY - Casey's General Stores Inc., Rent Delinquencies.



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Aug 10, 2020
08-07-2020: Best of Caller Questions
2754

Today's Stocks & Topics: I-R-A vs. Roth I-R-A, Stock Split, Portfolio, New Investor, Bonds, 401k, Stocks Level 2, Getting Into the Stock Market, Stock Evaluation, Closed End Funds, Mutual Funds, International Markets, Ethical Investments, Exchange Traded Funds, Trailing Stops, Bond Funds, Caps.



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Aug 07, 2020
08-06-2020: 20 Stocks That Investors Hate But Wall Street Loves
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This has been an adventurous year for stocks, but the rebound rally has not been as broad as you might think.




Today's Stocks & Topics: The Market & Trump or Biden Presidency, AUY - Yamana Gold Inc., TDOC - Teladoc Health Inc. Buying LVGO - Livongo Health Inc., TPL - Texas Pacific Land Trust Sub. Share Cert., AAXN - Axon Enterprise Inc., MSGS - Madison Square Garden Sports Corp., GDX - VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF, WDC - Western Digital Corp, Gold & Silver.



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Aug 06, 2020
08-05-2020: Dallas Fed President: U.S. Labor Market Is Weakening
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According to the Federal Reserve's Robert Kaplan, the market rebound has been "more muted” than expected, and the unemployment rate this year will likely end higher than previously thought.




Today's Stocks & Topics: Correction, Oil Stabilizing, WFC - Wells Fargo & Co., SHLL - Tortoise Acquisition Corp. Cl A, ZGNX - Zogenix Inc., DXY - U.S. Dollar Index, MNK - Mallinckrodt PLC., CVS - CVS Health Corp., MDU - MDU Resources Group Inc., WMT - Walmart Inc., AAPL - Apple Inc.



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Aug 05, 2020
08-04-2020: Microsoft Confirms Talks To Buy 'TikTok' In The U.S.
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According to a Microsoft statement, it would build on the TikTok user experience by adding security, privacy, and digital safety protections.




Today's Stocks & Topics: Returning to Work, TXN - Texas Instruments Inc., Short-term Trading, Switching Brokers, EHTH - eHealth Inc., Retirement Funds, Dividends, T - AT&T Inc., KL - Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd.




TRIVIA QUESTION: "WHAT is the AVERAGE DAILY trade volume of the NYSE? And WHAT PERCENTAGE of foreign companies, from the Asia-Pacific region, are LISTED on the NYSE?"



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Aug 04, 2020
08-03-2020: Strategist: Blowout Earnings Show Big Tech Dominates Our Economy But 10% Of Lost Jobs May Never Come Back
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Apple, google, Facebook, and Amazon have products and services that can be used from home, and increasingly so in the absence of real-world shopping and leisure competition.




Today's Stocks & Topics: Presidential Election, The Dollar, CVS - CVS Health Corp., Lazy Portfolios & ETFs, VLO - Valero Energy Corp., How to Read the Market, INTC - Intel Corp., KR - Kroger Co., SFM - Sprouts Farmers Market Inc., Negative Yields, CSWC - Capital Southwest Corp., AMD - Advanced Micro Devices Inc.



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Aug 03, 2020
07-31-2020: The U.S. Entered A Recession In February, Ending The Longest Expansion In Post-World War II History
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From April through June, the U.S. economy experienced its biggest quarterly activity plunge ever, decreasing by 9.5%-- or by 32.9% on an annualized basis.




Today's Stocks & Topics: Apple Split, Critical Listening And Critical Reading, SSYS - Stratasys Ltd., MARK - Remark Holdings Inc., 401k Contributions, MET - MetLife Inc., IAU - iShares Gold Trust, SEDG – Solar Edge Technologies Inc., FB - Facebook Inc. Cl A, XLE - Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF.




TRIVIA QUESTION: "Measured in dollars, what is the approximate value of retirement assets held in 401(k) plans? AND--what is the average 401(k) plan account balance among participants in their sixties with more than 30 years of tenure?"




Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gasoline, Gold, Silver and Treasury Yields.



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Jul 31, 2020
07-30-2020: Shopify Shares Jumped 7% After Second-Quarter Revenue Increased By 97%
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Shopify's earnings statement says the ongoing effect of the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift of consumer purchasing habits to e-commerce.




Today's Stocks & Topics: General Electric, Biden & China, Active vs. Passive, AMZN - Amazon.com Inc., MSFT - Microsoft Corp., LCA - Landcadia Holdings II Inc. Cl A, RWT - Redwood Trust Inc., GM - General Motors Co., LMB - Limbach Holdings Inc., AUY - Yamana Gold Inc., The Economy & The Stock Market, BAC - Bank of America Corp., WFC - Wells Fargo & Co.



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Jul 30, 2020
07-29-2020: Case Study: McDonald’s Revenue Plunges 30% Despite Progress At U.S. Restaurants
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The coronavirus pandemic has made earnings difficult to forecast and McDonald’s had its largest miss in more than three decades.




Today's Stocks & Topics: Home Sales, GDP, ETN - Eaton Corp. PLC, BWA – Borg Warner Inc., CZR - Caesars Entertainment Inc., ALL - Allstate Corp., ITW - Illinois Tool Works Inc., Bond Funds, Organic Foods, SFM - Sprouts Farmers Market Inc., FSM - Fortuna Silver Mines Inc., RWT - Redwood Trust Inc., The Fed Meeting, ADP - Automatic Data Processing Inc., BGFV - Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp., Oil Stocks.



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Jul 29, 2020
07-28-2020: Analyst: What The Fall Of The U.S. Dollar Means For The Stock Market
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Opinion: Barring some sort of currency meltdown, a weaker dollar should be a positive for equities, though foreign stocks will likely benefit more.




Today's Stocks & Topics: Stimulus Package, The Fed & Lending Facilities, LKNCY - Luckin Coffee Inc. ADR, SHLL - Tortoise Acquisition Corp. Cl A, CHAP - Chaparral Energy Inc., TSLA - Tesla Inc., CSIQ - Canadian Solar Inc., SOLO - Electrameccanica Vehicles Corp., UBER - Uber Technologies Inc., KO - Coca-Cola Co.



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Jul 29, 2020
07-27-2020: Elon Musk Warns: ‘Another Government Stimulus Package Is Not In The Best Interests Of The People’
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The Tesla CEO said another coronavirus aid package would be ‘jammed to the gills’ with special interests.




Today's Stocks & Topics: INTC - Intel Corp., CCI - Crown Castle International Corp., SLV - iShares Silver Trust, VLTCX - Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond Index Fund Admiral, SAM - Boston Beer Co. Cl A, FXAIX - Fidelity 500 Index Fund, Gold, MGRC -

McGrath RentCorp.



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Jul 27, 2020
07-24-2020: What’s Behind The ‘Perfect Storm’ Causing Silver Prices To Surge?
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Much of what’s driving silver also is driving gold — aggressive monetary policy financing.




Today's Stocks & Topics: BSX - Boston Scientific Corp., M - Macy's Inc., SIL - Global X Silver Miners ETF, OHI - Omega Healthcare Investors Inc., TSLA - Tesla Inc., Pension Plan, YETI - YETI Holdings Inc., Hand Sanitisers, GE - General Electric Co., China.




TRIVIA QUESTION: "With regard to LUXURY real estate in New York city-- Manhattan-- WHAT percentage of buildings today constitutes residential CONDOMINIUMS? And, famously, in WHICH YEAR did Dutch settlers purchase the island of Manhattan from local Indians?"




Plus: Key Benchmark Numbers and Market Comments for: Oil, Gasoline, Gold, Silver and Treasury Yields.



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Jul 24, 2020
07-23-2020: What’s Behind The ‘Perfect Storm’ Causing Silver Prices To Surge?
2729

Much of what’s driving silver also is driving gold — aggressive monetary policy financing.




Today's Stocks & Topics: Will and Testament, Corona Virus Vaccines, Housing Market, SPG - Simon Property Group Inc., CYDY - CytoDyn Inc., MLPDX - Oppenheimer Steel Path MLP Income Fund A, Silver, SIL - Global X Silver Miners ETF, VIRS - Pacer BioThreat ETF, BABA - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. ADR, GEO - GEO Group Inc.



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Jul 23, 2020
07-22-2020: Is A New Stock-Market High Coming Due to The Vast Sum Of Money Being Printed?
2745

The premise: None of the factors that could limit the stock market’s rise appear to be in play now.




Today's Stocks & Topics: Urban Houses Prices, Stimulus Checks, ORI - Old Republic International Corp., MTN - Vail Resorts Inc., Bonds in 401k, SDS - ProShares UltraShort S&P 500, PGNY - Progyny Inc., UHAL – Amerco,

MSFT - Microsoft Corp., BNTX - BioNTech SE ADR.




TRIVIA QUESTION: "What is the approximate price of Manhattan real estate per square foot today? And what do you suppose it was in 1910, 1920, and 1930?"



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Jul 22, 2020
07-21-2020: Analyst Opinion: 'Stock Market Crash 2020, Welcome To The End Game'
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Has the NASDAQ reached a classic "end of bubble move"-- and could it now be on its final run and going vertical?




Today's Stocks & Topics: The European Union, Tech Stocks, HTZ - Hertz Global Holdings Inc., U.S. Currency, SCHO - Schwab Short-Term U.S. Treasury ETF, ACI - Albertsons Cos. Inc., MCK - McKesson Corp., Cash, GHC - Graham Holdings Co., FNB - F.N.B. Corp., Silver, SLV - iShares Silver Trust, Home Prices.




TRIVIA QUESTION: "In which year did computerized trading begin at the NYSE? And-- what percentage of trading that occurs on the exchange today is attributed to high-frequency computerized trades?"



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Jul 21, 2020
07-20-2020: Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage?
2796

If you are carrying a home mortgage in the 3% or 4% range, accelerating your payments may offer a better return than letting cash sit around earning next to nothing.




Today's Stocks & Topics: Earnings Season, ABEV - Ambev S.A. ADR, Stock Volume, VIVO - Meridian Bioscience Inc., EHC - Encompass Health Corp., KR - Kroger Co., IBM - International Business Machines Corp., The Big Move From Urban Centers To Suburban Or Small-towns, NKE - Nike Inc. Cl B, Dollar Index.



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Jul 20, 2020
07-17-2020: New Research Claim: Pandemics Typically Lead To Receding Inflation
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Theory: Pandemics leave a traumatized population determined to save rather than spend, and a labor-capital ratio that has fallen to levels that undermine the incentive to invest.




Today's Stocks & Topics: ACI - Albertsons Cos. Inc., The Heroes Act, Inflation Rates, AQN - Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp., INO - Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc., Trailing Stop, COVID-19 Test Kit Manufacturers, VTR - Ventas Inc., PLNT - Planet Fitness Inc. Cl A, HP - QHP Inc., KGC - Kinross Gold Corp., Central Banks & Inflation.



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Jul 17, 2020
07-16-2020: Should You Lower Your Retirement Savings Contributions To Pay Off Debt?
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If your income has been hit by the coronavirus pandemic, now might be a good time to find ways to stretch your finances a little further. 




Today's Stocks & Topics: New Ruling from the 9th Circuit Court, Restaurant Industry, Inheritances, WBA - Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., The Stock Market & The Elections, BOTZ - Global X Robotics & Artificial Intelligence ETF, AMGN - Amgen Inc., Stock Value, NFLX - Netflix Inc., Online Spending, PFE - Pfizer Inc., COF - Capital One Financial Corp., Preferred Shares.



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Jul 16, 2020
07-15-2020: Opinion: Central Banks Have Become Irrelevant
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One market strategist warns that investors should prepare for inflation rates of 4% or more by next year because governments have taken control of the money supply.



Today's Stocks & Topics: Diversification, FOR - Forestar Group Inc., CAT - Caterpillar Inc., ABBV - AbbVie Inc., Gold, DHC - Diversified Healthcare Trust, HASI - Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital Inc., ZM - Zoom Video Communications Inc. Paying Off the Mortgage, Dividends.



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Jul 15, 2020
07-14-2020: China’s Stock Market Just Jumped 6%-- But Is This Good For The U.S.?
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