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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 October 18, 2014: (this was a repeat of Oct 11 Show)

Segment #1: Market Update

Segment #2: Financial Focus University

Segment #3: Financial Free For All

Segment #4 and 5: Linda Baker, Oregon Business Magazine

Segment #6: Investment of the Week

Segment #7 and 8: Financial Free For All

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

Freedom 970AM in Portland metro area
KBND 1110 AM/100.1 FM in Bend and Central Oregon
KJDY 1400 AM/94.5 FM in John Day area
KLOO 1340 AM in Albany/Corvallis area


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Market Update 10-20-14

20 October 2014 by , No Comments

Earnings Season Heats Up
Goldman Sachs turned in significantly better third-quarter results than expected, thanks to a long-awaited improvement in trading conditions for Wall Street banks.
Goldman’s profits rose to $2.24 billion, up 47% from the third quarter of 2013. The bank’s total sales rose 25%, to $8.39 billion. (Reuters)
Mattel Inc’s revenue fell for the fourth straight [...]

Market Update 10-17-14

17 October 2014 by , No Comments

There is Good News
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell to a 14-year low, a positive signal that could counter doubts over whether the economy is shifting into a higher gear.  Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 23,000 to a seasonally adjusted 264,000, its lowest level since 2000, the Labor [...]

Market Update 10-16-14

16 October 2014 by , No Comments

A Stronger U.S. Dollar
The market continues its correction. But even with this correction the S&P 500 is essentially flat for the year. Not that bad. (Fox Business News)
The Commerce Department says business inventories increased 0.2%, the smallest rise since June 2013. Business sales fell 0.4% during the month, and at August’s sales pace it would [...]

Market Update 10-15-14

15 October 2014 by , No Comments

Millennials Seek Money Advice
Oil continues to fall as oil gushes out of the ground in both the United States and Canada, and much of it is coming from places they don’t have a pipeline infrastructure. So it’s being shipped by rail. In 2008, around 9,500 carloads of crude oil were transported by rail in the [...]

Market Update 10-14-14

14 October 2014 by , No Comments

The Correction
Okay let’s talk about what’s on everybody’s mind. This correction. For at least the last 36 months I have been telling you to get ready for this correction and it is here so it should not be a surprise to anyone.
What about the big intraday and intraday moves in the market indices? The market [...]