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Please press play on the radio show player to the right after choosing the show you would like to listen to. Here is what we discussed on our most recent show on July 26, 2014:

Segment #1: Market Update

Segment #2: Financial Focus University

Segment #3: Financial Free For All

Segment #4 & 5: Jan Meekcoms, State Director of NFIB / Oregon in studio

Next week: Vassar Byrd, CEO  Rose Villa Senior Living in studio

Segment #6: Investment of the Week

Segment #7: Financial Free For All

Segment #8: Financial Free For All

Check back soon, as we updated our shows weekly. Stations we air on:

Freedom 970AM
KBND 1110 AM/100.1 FM
KJDY 1400 AM/94.5 FM
KLOO 1340 AM

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Market Update 07-28-14

28 July 2014 by , No Comments

Market Update 07-28-14
The major stock indexes finished last week mostly unchanged.  Stocks have started this trading week slightly lower ahead of the busiest weeks for economic reports of the summer.
Asian stock markets traded at a 3 year high after profits earned by the Chinese industrial sector rose 18% in June reinforcing expectations that the Chinese [...]

Market Update 07-25-14

25 July 2014 by , No Comments

A Good Durable Goods Report
 
Visa, the world’s largest credit and debit card company, cut its revenue forecast for 2014, as growth in cross-border transactions slowed amid a strengthening of the U.S. dollar.  Visa gets about 60% of its total transaction volume from outside the United States.  (Reuters)
 
Starbucks says quarterly sales at stores in the Americas [...]

Market Update 07-24-14

24 July 2014 by , No Comments

New Jobless Claims Hit 9-year Low
 
Big boy toy maker, Caterpillar, posted profits almost 17% higher than last year on sales that were down about 4%. Caterpillar cited an uncertain global growth picture that weighed on sales expectations. CAT has seen a revival in its business based largely on strong sales in China, even as activity [...]

Market Update 07-23-14

23 July 2014 by , No Comments

A Cornucopia of Earnings
 
Microsoft stock stands at 15 year highs as they reported a second quarter profit that was down 7% and sales were up 17%.  Hitting the bottom-line was Microsoft’s integration of the Nokia phone operations into the company. (Reuters)
 
Pepsi saw profits drop 2% in the latest quarter as sales were essentially flat. The [...]

Market Update 07-22-14

22 July 2014 by , No Comments

Inflation Remains in Check
 
Despite a big sell off early in the day stock markets rallied toward the end of the trading session to close just below the flat-line yesterday.  Today there is lots of economic news to help drown out international bickering.
 
Coca-Cola saw profits fall 3% in the second quarter due to restructuring [...]