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YOCKEY: BULLISH GREAT INVESTOR

March 20, 2015

The bull market turned six years old earlier this month. How much of a concern is the market’s age and it’s more than 200% advance?  In a rare interview, Artisan International and Global Funds’ Great Investor, Mark Yockey explains why he is still finding plenty of opportunities in the market and why the rising dollar is a financial game changer for many companies. Continue Reading »

SYLLA & STEIGER: CORPORATE MORALITY

March 13, 2015
Public television is holding its final winter fundraising drive this week so we are revisiting corporate morality. How would you rate the condition of moral values in this country today? Last year’s Gallup poll answers were not atypical. Only 2% of Americans surveyed rated our moral values as excellent – 42% said they were poor – and 74% felt that values were getting worse, not better. How does this translate to the business world? Financial historian Richard Sylla and award-winning financial editor Paul Steiger discuss corporate morality and how companies have become fixated on short-term stock prices to the exclusion of broader, long-term goals. You can watch this episode again here.

VOTAVA: MAXIMIZING MEDICARE

March 6, 2015

KATY VOTAVA, PhD, RN.

President, GOODCARE.com
Author, Making the Most of Medicare: A Guide for Baby Boomers

Public television is holding its winter fund raising drives for the next few weeks so we are revisiting Part Two our annual exclusive outlook for the economy, business, policy and markets with Evercore ISI’s Chairman, Ed Hyman, voted Wall Street’s number one economist for an unprecedented 35 years running. Hyman is joined by another exclusive guest, New York Life’s Vice Chairman and Chief Investment Officer, John Kim, who oversees over $500 billion in assets at the life insurer, one of the oldest and largest in the world.
 They will discuss the striking differences between the U.S. economy since the financial crisis and the slow, uneven rebound in the rest of the world and what they mean for global economies and markets. You can watch this episode again here.

 

NEW THIS WEEKIt is estimated that 95% of Americans receiving Medicare benefits pay too much for their coverage.  How do you, or your loved ones avoid that fate? We asked Medicare consultant, Katy Votava to take us through the initial process of navigating the Medicare system and maximizing the benefits available.

Votava, a Registered Nurse with a PhD in health economics and nursing is the founder and President of GOODCARE.COM, a fee for service consulting firm specializing in healthcare options for financial advisors, individuals and small businesses. She is the co-author of the eBook, Making the Most of Medicare: A Guide for Baby Boomers and  is Medicare Columnist for InvestmentNews.    

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EVEILLARD: SPEAKING OUT

February 27, 2015
Public television is holding its winter fund raising drives for the next few weeks so we are revisiting our annual exclusive outlook for the economy, business, policy and markets with Evercore ISI’s Chairman, Ed Hyman. You can watch this episode again here.

NEW THIS WEEK: Legendary value investor, Jean-Marie Eveillard has stepped down from active portfolio management at First Eagle Funds but he hasn’t withdrawn from critiquing central bankers and Wall Street. In our recent, exclusive interview he talked about some of the biggest changes in the economic and financial landscape and some things that never change. He begins with the Federal Reserve’s unprecedented monetary policies. Continue Reading »

POND: ACHIEVABLE RETIREMENT PLANNING

February 20, 2015

Despite widespread warnings to the contrary, veteran financial planner and investment advisor Jonathan Pond believes no matter what your age or circumstances you can take steps to get your financial house in order and achieve a comfortable retirement. Continue Reading »

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