December 8, 2013
Our guest, Larry McMillan explains some of the ways in which investing with options can be beneficial. Some of his strategies that he uses and others that he stays away from are topics we hit on. In this episode we also explore the current markets, some of the signs that are pointing to the direction for equities as well as retail sales, hedge funds and the plunge in value of bitcoin over the weekend. Read more
December 1, 2013
In this episode we discuss the recent outsized and outrageous movement of bitcoins as well as a primer on what the heck is a bitcoin. Five “turkey” stocks are introduced for the holiday season that will be discussed daily on this site. Economic reports are in focus as this is a very big week for reports – including the mother of them all: BLS employment on Friday. Read more
November 17, 2013
Guest: Vitaliy Katsenelson discusses several of his best ideas on the value front. His recent research on Apple (AAPL) and other companies are part of our discussion as well as the difference between value and growth investing. Earnings that are in focus for the week and the economics we need to watch for are all on this week’s podcast. We also talk about the NSA backlash and China’s new economic policies.
November 10, 2013
Guest: Clint Coons, Attorney with Anderson Advisors helps us better understand the legal implications of claiming “professional trader” status. He also provides us with some great insight into special IRA tool where investors can short and trade on margin within a tax qualified plan. In other topics, we spend some time on how to avoid mistakes when investing and what we can learn from the behavior of a stock’s price.
February 5, 2012
Guest: Siddhartha Oberoi of S&P Indices goes over the nuances of various commodity and volatility exchange traded products (ETPs) and what you should know before investing in them. A look back at the economic surprises over the past week as well as a discussion about the Citi Economic Surprise Indices.