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Podcast: Stocks and dogs

By Holden Lewis ·
Monday, September 30, 2013
Posted 5 am ET

I don't know about you, but when a stock market analyst talks about the economy and investing and debentures and arbitrage and stochastic modeling and stuff, I totally understand everything. Like, someone can say "volatility" and "buying opportunity for equities" and I'm nodding, demonstrating that I'm in the know. You believe me, right?

But when a market analyst explains it in words that a mother-in-law can understand, that's when the posing ends, and things get real.

In this week's "Your Money This Week" podcast:

  • Brad Sorensen, director of market and sector research for Charles Schwab, discusses what the Federal Reserve and Congress are doing to the economy and to investments. (He doesn't mention debentures, arbitrage or stochastic modeling, so don't worry.)
  • Bankrate's Sheyna Steiner fetches information about medical insurance for pets.

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Advice for investors: Filter out the day-to-day noise

A top Schwab stock guru suggests ways investors can "sleep easier" despite market gyrations. Also, some pet care savings tips.


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