By Daniel Czulno The National debt is rarely a riveting topic that one looks forward to as part of, say, your average dinner table conversation. When the topic comes up it seems to stir the passions of even the most typically genial conversationalist. However, many of the ideas we often take at face value regarding … Continue reading Five US Debt Misconceptions
Listen on Stitcher: HERE On this episode of Tape Talk we talk about the US Debt situation and the never-ending Debt Ceiling debates. Is it as bad as the headlines make it sound? What is the National Debt? Why Does it Exist? When a country spends more than it takes in its budget ends … Continue reading Is the US in a Debt Debacle?
Odds are that by now many of you have checked your personal information on the Equifax website to see if in fact you’ve been impacted by the recent hack. Odds also favor that the information you received said you were. I too followed this protocol and learned I was potentially impacted. Initially I was quite … Continue reading Equifax Hack & Cyber Security
Over the last few years the popularity of index / passive investing has absolutely exploded. It is hard to argue with the data which clearly shows how active management has failed to keep pace with a simple broad market, non-managed basket of stocks such as the S&P 500. Add to this the fact that without … Continue reading A Lopsided Index
Listen on Stitcher: HERE On this episode of Tape Talk we take a look at five big mistakes investors are making in today’s market environment. Passive Indexing With the recent history of steady gains in the major equity indices, many investors have become a fan of investing in index funds. The upside to this … Continue reading 5 Top Investing Mistakes
All around us trends are developing. By the time the general public learns of a trend, more often than not, it is in the later stages and close to its conclusion. I have spent over 20 years attempting to identify trends early, particularly in the stock market. Over this same time I’ve tried to recognize … Continue reading Steel is for Real
August 29, 2017 – 05:30 It only took a few minutes after the launch of yesterday’s missile over Japan by N. Korea for the news to flow through the interwebs. I was sitting in a parent meeting for my child’s school when my phone started to buzz and I received the news. US Stock futures reacted … Continue reading Pre-Market Morning Thoughts on Missile Launch
Listen on Stitcher: HERE Covered in this episode of Tape Talk Radio: Real Estate Market Update with Queen of Real Estate Kelly Karls August’s new home sales data came in weak, showing an over 9% decline in July and falling to a low for the year. Is buyers’ interest beginning to wane or is … Continue reading Beneath the Market’s Surface: Real estate, rotation, and the debt ceiling
Listen on Stitcher: HERE It’s a Small Business Spotlight on this week’s Tape Talk Radio! On this edition of Small Business Spotlight, we talk to professional angler Bradley Roy from Lancaster, Kentucky about the Business of Fishing.
Listen on Stitcher: HERE Covered in this episode of Tape Talk Radio: North Korea threatens aggression and the stock market blinks. After President Donald Trump threatens aggression for North Korea’s bullying tactics the market quickly sunk. What should investors make of the news? Is it time to fear a new bear market? How to … Continue reading How to Allocate Your Investments