Let's Talk Investing
By Randy Beeman | YHB Wealth Advisors
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Let's Talk Investing is a weekly podcast offering common sense investing insights and down to earth opinion about the markets delivered in a lively style from a value based perspective.
||CleanThe FED tries to extend the dance||The change in stance by the Federal Reserve from its announced plan in late December to continue hiking interest rates and reducing its balance sheet in 2019, to its early January announcement that it may have reached rate "normalization' already and wi||2/18/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSocial Security - Will it be there when you are ready to retire?||The Trustees of the Social Security Trust Fund recently released their report to Congress, and the picture isn't pretty. For the first time in 36 years, they will have to begin drawing down their reserves to pay all beneficiaries. Without significant ch||7/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStock Buybacks - Are They Good or Bad?||In December, 2017 the government passed a new tax bill that lowered the corporate tax rate. One of the big benefits of this reduction touted by the administration was the ability of US companies to plow the savings into increasd capital spending and wag||6/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShort Term Sentiment and Long Term Value||In today's podcast we examine the drivers of market direction in both the short and longer term time frames. Factors like earnings and economic growth, interest rate direction and valuation influence the patterns we see in the equity market over multipl||4/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Handle the Increased Volatility||For most of 2017, the equity markets seemed to be marching higher without much of any volatility. All that changed in early February, 2018, when the Dow recorded a decline of 1,175 points in a single trading day. Since that time, the investment markets||4/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPlanning for a Long Retirement||Improvements in medical care, more active lifestyles and healthier diets are providing the benefit of longer life expectancies. All this is great news, but along with living longer comes the reality that we may need to plan for much longer retirement||4/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLessons to be Learned from the collapse of Bear Stearns||The month of March marked 10 years since the collapse of Bear Stearns, the 5th largest investment bank in the financial system at the time. Though there were warning signs of impending trouble if you were looking for them, its ultimate demise happened v||3/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat's Going on with the Yield Curve?||In this episode Randy discusses the recent movements in interest rates as graphically expressed in the Yield Curve. He explains how rates have recently narrowed along the curve, what are the likely drivers of these changes, and what it means for the inc||3/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat is Value Investing||In this episode of Let's Talk Investing, Randy discusses the history behind the development of the Value Investing style, explores some of the variations in the philosophy that have evolved since its start, and details how the Value style is practiced a||3/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAsset Allocation: What it is and Why You Should Care||In this show, Randy shares his opinion of what is driving the continued volatility in the equity markets, the potential unintended risks to the economy and the investment cycle of the trade tariff's just announced by the administration, and provides a c||3/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDeveloping a Core Set of Investing Beliefs||In this inaugural episode of Let's Talk Investing, we discuss the importance of developing your own set of core values to guide your investing success. Just as its important to have a guiding set of moral values to steer you though the tough times of li||2/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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I've been listening to Randy for a while, including when he was on the radio. I always appreciate his easy to understand and useful perspective. Glad to see he is back out with this podcast!