Money Talks – August 1, 2020

This week on “Money Talks,” your hosts discuss both the Dallas and Richmond Fed Manufacturing indices, the S&P Case Shiller Home Price Index, as well as the stock market performance for the year to date and the last 12 months. The experts take a deep dive into the latest GDP reading from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. They discuss the disconnect between the economic report and the stock market performance. They also touch on other factors, including employment, the upcoming election, and the interest rate environment. The hosts tie up the show answering a listener’s question on the not-so-struggling retail sector.

Money Talks – July 25, 2020

This week on “Money Talks,” the hosts discuss the week’s market movements, the Chicago Fed National Activity Index, Household Credit Report, and housing news. The group takes an in-depth look at the changes that have been happening in the long-term care insurance market. The experts round out the show answering listeners’ questions on companies that are part of the shipping/delivery arena and adding real estate to a portfolio.

Money Talks – July 18, 2020

This week on “Money Talks,” the hosts discuss the week’s earnings reports, unemployment, and the Small Business Optimism Index. The financial Experts lead a discussion on a unique opportunity that 2020 brings—the ability to roll what would have been a 2020 RMD into a Roth IRA. They also cover the nuances of this move as well as why it may be beneficial to some investors. The hosts round out the show answering listeners’ questions on why the Dow rallies on speculation of a COVID vaccine and Chinese plastics producer Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Company Ltd.