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IS CHINA WORTH THE INVESTMENT RISK? PROS & CONS WITH A SOVEREIGN RISK EXPERT AND CHINA FUND MANAGER

October 18, 2019

China’s middle class is growing and thriving with an estimated 400 million millennials alone, shopping and traveling. The Communist Party remains in control of the government and the legal system. The widespread western belief that democracy would develop as China’s economy and citizens flourished has not panned out.

Is China an unstoppable economic juggernaut with tremendous investment potential or a developing and thus risky economy?

With us this week to discuss the risks and opportunities are Idanna Appio, Senior Sovereign Analyst on the Global Value Team of First Eagle Investment Management.
Tiffany Hsiao is a Portfolio Manager at Matthews Asia, one of the first fund families to specialize in the region.
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GROWTH STOCKS WITH DOWNSIDE PROTECTION

October 11, 2019

The economy and markets are facing multiple headwinds. But the cumulative real growth of the economy, that’s excluding inflation, is far below other post World War II recoveries.

That growth is now being challenged on several fronts – enough to derail the U.S. economy and the record-breaking bull market in large-cap stocks?
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AVOIDING COSTLY MEDICARE MISTAKES WITH MEDICARE EXPERT DR. KATY VOTAVA

October 4, 2019

Medicare is a benefit that can’t start soon enough for many older adults. Health care costs are skyrocketing and they hit seniors particularly hard because many are on a fixed income and they utilize health care more.

But Medicare is not a slam dunk, anything but. Continue Reading »

PREMIUM: VOTAVA

October 2, 2019

AVOIDING COSTLY MEDICARE MISTAKES

It’s estimated that 95% of seniors are paying too much for Medicare coverage.  Today, men and women who retire at 65 can anticipate living another 25, 30 or even 40 years – all of those years receiving Medicare benefits and contributing to them.  On this week’s WEALTHTRACK, healthcare expert Katy Votava, president of Goodcare.com and author of Making The Most Of Medicare: A Guide For Baby Boomers explains what you need to know to maximize those benefits and avoid overpaying.

THE IMPORTANCE OF GOLD IN DE-RISKING PORTFOLIOS

September 20, 2019

Financial risks are adding up. Trade battles with China, the surprising vulnerability of Middle East oil supplies, the duration of Hong Kong protests, the drawn-out Brexit dilemma are all drags on business confidence and economic growth. In recognition, the Federal Reserve just cut interest rates for the second time this summer and remains on alert.
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