Economic conditions in China and investing in emerging markets are among the issues discussed as Steve is joined by internationally known investor and commentator Jim Rogers. Also well known for his media appearances, Jim Rogers was the co-founder of the Quantum Fund, Soros Fund Management and the Rogers International Commodities Index. He’s a close observer of economic conditions in China, and joins Steve from his home in Singapore.
Listening Time: 16 minutes
Steve discusses inflation, the markets, demographics and the new tax proposals. We also hear insightful comments from Cathie Wood, founder and CEO of the investment management firm Ark Invest, made at this week’s global leadership SALT Conference in New York. Additionally, Steve offers his perspective on the views expressed by Cathie Wood, inflation, the markets, demographics and the new tax proposals that are among the most significant issues currently on the minds of investors and retirees.
Listening Time: 25 minutes
It’s been 20 years since America was attacked in a way none of us could have ever imagined. September 11, 2001, the day four hijacked passenger planes crashed into the towers of the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and an open field in Shanksville, PA, was a day that changed our world. Memories of 9/11 can never be forgotten. We all remember where we were and how we felt the moment we heard the news. In this special edition podcast, Steve Cordasco, and several members of the CFN team, share their personal memories of 9/11.
Listening Time: 35 minutes
When it comes to your kids, is it smarter to pay for college or fund your retirement? The cost of higher education continues to rise at a staggering rate. It places college out of reach for some families and may cause parents to take on an inordinate amount of debt. Recent statistics show that a large percentage of parents contemplating retirement are delaying those plans in order to pay the college tuition or debt of their children. Today, CFN’s John Walker and Dennis Jablonoski welcome Neetu Arnold, a researcher at the National Association of Scholars who’s authored a study looking into how much we’re paying for college and where all that money goes. The choice to pay for college or fund your retirement is not an easy one. However, John and Dennis outline strategies to help you cope with the high cost of higher education as you face the prospect of saving for your own retirement.
Listening Time: 27 minutes