Mullooly Asset Show Episode 8 1:25 – Peer to Peer lending 4:25 – Aggressive investing 7:17 – Why a technology based fund may not have performed well this year Here is the link to the transcript for this video
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https://media.blubrry.com/invest/p/content.blubrry.com/invest/Why_Invest_in_High_Yield_Bonds_August_2014_Podcast.mp3Subscribe: Android | RSSInvestors looking for income might be drawn to high yield bonds. High yield sounds like exactly what they’re looking for. However, their desire for yield often leads them to overlook the many risks that surround these investments. Tom and Brendan discuss the risks associated with high yield bonds on this week’s Mullooly… [Read More] Understand the Risks of High Yield Bonds
Warren Buffett writes an annual letter to the shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway each year. If you’ve never read them, you really ought to. They are priceless gems. Not a laugh a minute, but an interesting observation on what’s happening. This year’s version is about 22 pages and he comments on Mark to the Market, derivatives,… [Read More] Warren Buffett’s Annual Letter To Shareholders
What is left in the governments bag of tricks to get the banks back on track? One topic that I wrote about — 5 months ago — has popped up this past week with more and more frequency. We are finally starting to hear more and more chatter about relaxing “Mark to the market” regulations.… [Read More] Modifications Needed For Mark to the Market Policy
It was reported this week that the Treasury Department sold $32 billion in T-bills at a yield of 0%. Yes, that’s NOT a misprint: zero percent yield. These are treasury bills which mature in four weeks. Yields on these kind of investments have dropped from 1.75% this summer to zero in December 2008. Clearly, investors… [Read More] Are you Receiving a 0% Yield For Your Treasury Bills?
The Treasury announced they will begin to inject capital (money) into banks, under terms created under the bailout bill. This article will try to walk through, in English, what this all means. As part of the bailout bill (or TARP: troubled asset recovery plan), one provision that was mostly overlooked during the congressional hearings and… [Read More] Nationalizing Banks Could Be The Key To End The Recession