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Robert Hunt Financial Market Update

Robert Hunt Financial Market Update

Hosted by: Robert Hunt

The week's financial news is a mess. I clean it up and provide education and fun so that you make the right financial decisions.

Episodes

A couple wins the powerball and gets hosed, there is no such thing as a 'stock-pickers market', and famous investor scorecards.

Season #2

A Couple Won the Powerball. Investing it Turned to Tragedy: https://www.wsj.com/finance/investing/a-couple-won-the-powerball-investing-it-turned-into-tragedy-fc8fd31c Why your fund manager can't beat today's stock...
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Making money on the election is harder than ever, JP Morgan's top expert gets it wrong, and why you should not answer when your bank calls

Season #2

Making Money on the Election Trade is Harder Than Ever: https://www.wsj.com/finance/stocks/2024-election-results-investments-stock-market-804e2afd Wall Street Bids Adieu to Its Biggest Bear:...
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Hot new 'boomer candy' funds, Americans fall into a 'cash trap', and Robert's Corner where I connect mold remediation and investing

Season #2

Americans Chasing High Interest Rates Risk Falling Into a 'Cash Trap': https://www.wsj.com/finance/investing/americans-chasing-high-interest-rates-risk-falling-into-a-cash-trap-f4282aee These Hot New Funds are...
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Why stocks are the greatest asset class, quite compounding and stock picking is still difficult

Season #2

Why stocks are the greatest asset class: https://ofdollarsanddata.com/why-stocks-are-the-greatest-asset-class/ Quite Compounding: https://collabfund.com/blog/quiet-compounding/  
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Bank branches seek to lure you in, Scott Burns keeps preaching truth and active bond funds appear to signal they are the way to go

Season #2

Banks adapt branches to clients feel welcome:...
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Trouble in the private real estate LP world, the benefits of spousal IRAs, and the fickle friend that money is

Season #2

Here's a Tax Break That Married Couples Often Overlook: https://www.wsj.com/personal-finance/retirement/married-tax-breaks-spousal-ira-b0e7c2a1 Fickle friend: https://wng.org/articles/fickle-friend-1620654037  
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International investing takes the lead, Nvidia reveals the difficulty of stock picking and Vanguard releases their return expectations

Season #2

International stocks are poised to beat the S&P 500: https://www.morningstar.com/news/marketwatch/20240513112/international-stocks-are-poised-to-beat-the-sp-500-heres-why Cathie Wood sells Nvidia a bit early:...
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The golden age of investing, Vanguard hires an outsider, and Nvidia creates FOMO not seen since Tulipmania

Season #2

Investors are Striking Gold All Over: https://www.wsj.com/finance/investing/stock-market-dow-record-economy-6b77dac7 Vanguard Names Former Blackrock Executive as CEO:...
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A dart board beats the pros, meme stocks return, and 529 plans get a few new wrinkles

Season #2

A Random Path to Stock Market Riches: https://www.wsj.com/finance/investing/the-random-path-to-stock-market-riches-3be065ad?st=q635zoid78hn1xx&reflink=article_email_share Meme Stocks Return:...
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Is Blackstone's BREIT a ponzi scheme? Is my money market fund safe? And Robert's Corner where we discuss medical bills.

Season #2

Business Insider: https://www.businessinsider.com/blackstone-breit-commercial-real-estate-fund-misled-investors-private-equity-2024-5 Vanguard Money Market Fund:...
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How good are Warren Buffett's managers at picking stocks, Morgan Housel warns us about debt and Bobby Hunt teaches how to handle stock market corrections

Season #2

Berkshire and Buffett: can any stockpicker follow the Oracle?: https://www.ft.com/berkshire Morgan Housel thinks about debt: https://collabfund.com/blog/how-i-think-about-debt/ Worried about a stock market...
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NFL Draft prospect teaches us how to invest, an ETF promises too much and some time in Robert's corner

Season #2

NFL Draft Prospect Moonlighting as an Investor: https://www.wsj.com/sports/football/nfl-draft-2024-braden-fiske-defensive-tackle-66ee3dc1 New Stock ETFS offering 100% downside...
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