Stock Market http://www.kplu.org en The Stock Market Thrives On Uncertainty http://www.kplu.org/post/stock-market-thrives-uncertainty <p>It is said the stock market climbs a wall of worry. Well, it was a really, really, big wall this year. &nbsp;</p><p>Financial commentator Greg Heberlein groups the worries into three categories: Economic, Political and Market.</p><p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Dave Meyer & Greg Heberlein 11705 at http://www.kplu.org The Stock Market Thrives On Uncertainty Facebook's shares rise at opening, then dip toward $38 initial price http://www.kplu.org/post/facebooks-shares-rise-opening-then-dip-toward-38-initial-price Facebook's much-publicized first sale of stock to the public started with a bang late this morning as the price per share jumped. Fri, 18 May 2012 16:12:19 +0000 Mark Memmott 5038 at http://www.kplu.org Facebook's shares rise at opening, then dip toward $38 initial price Don't panic when the market falls! http://www.kplu.org/post/dont-panic-when-market-falls <p>What do you do when the Dow drops more than 500 points in one day? Above all ... don&#39;t panic! When you&#39;re investing for the long haul, short term swings in the market shouldn&#39;t bother you.</p><p>On this week&#39;s<strong><em> Money Matters</em></strong>, Greg Heberlein and Dave Meyer talk about how to weather volatile times in the stock market.</p><p> Tue, 09 Aug 2011 12:00:00 +0000 Dave Meyer & Greg Heberlein 2270 at http://www.kplu.org Don't panic when the market falls! Wealthy shoppers boost Blue Nile, but earnings less than dazzling http://www.kplu.org/post/wealthy-shoppers-boost-blue-nile-earnings-less-dazzling <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-980784.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-980784.mp3</a></p><p>Even as the stock market takes stomach turning plunges this week, it&rsquo;s still good to be a luxury item retailer.</p><p>Seattle&rsquo;s online diamond jeweler, Blue Nile, put out its second quarter earnings report on Thursday. And though the numbers aren&rsquo;t dazzling, they&rsquo;re still on the rise. Fri, 05 Aug 2011 18:09:05 +0000 Vanessa Romo 2265 at http://www.kplu.org The second best time to invest in stocks might be today http://www.kplu.org/post/second-best-time-invest-stocks-might-be-today <p>It&#39;s been an up and down year for the stock market. Every time the market rises 5 or 6 percent, it seems to slide back by the same amount. Should you invest, or keep your money on the sidelines?</p><p>On this week&#39;s <em><strong>Money Matters</strong></em>, financial commentator Greg Heberlein tells KPLU&#39;s Dave Meyer that now is not the time to get discouraged.</p><p> Tue, 12 Jul 2011 15:00:00 +0000 Dave Meyer & Greg Heberlein 2048 at http://www.kplu.org The second best time to invest in stocks might be today Time to buy back into the stock market? http://www.kplu.org/post/time-buy-back-stock-market <p>A couple of weeks ago, financial commentator Greg Heberlein&nbsp;said it was <a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/time-correction">time for a stock market correction</a>. Sure enough, we&#39;ve seen the market drop, spurred on by events in the Middle East and the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis in Japan.</p><p>Is it time to buy back in? One never knows for sure, but on this week&#39;s <em>Money Matters</em>, Greg tells me what to watch for.</p><p> Tue, 22 Mar 2011 10:46:31 +0000 Greg Heberlein & Dave Meyer 1042 at http://www.kplu.org Time to buy back into the stock market? Time for a correction? http://www.kplu.org/post/time-correction <p>The market has had a phenomenal run up in the past two years, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average gaining nearly 6,000 points. Recent volatility indicates the market may be ready to fall.</p><p>But financial commentator Greg&nbsp;Heberlein&nbsp;tells&nbsp;KPLU&#39;s&nbsp;Dave Meyer there&#39;s no reason to panic. It&#39;s all part of the natural market cycle.</p><p> Tue, 08 Mar 2011 12:07:10 +0000 Dave Meyer & Greg Heberlein 940 at http://www.kplu.org Time for a correction? The Super Bowl, the Hindenburg Omen, and the stock market http://www.kplu.org/post/super-bowl-hindenburg-omen-and-stock-market <p>On this week&#39;s <strong>Money Matters</strong>, financial commentator Greg Heberlein and KPLU&#39;s&nbsp;Dave Meyer look at a couple of oddball stock market indicators: the <a href="http://www.snopes.com/business/bank/superbowl.asp">Super Bowl </a>and the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hindenburg_omen">Hindenburg Omen</a>. These indicators (especially the Super Bowl) have received a lot of attention over the years, but both Greg and Dave say they should be for novelty use only.</p><p><strong>The Super Bowl indicator</strong></p> Tue, 08 Feb 2011 12:18:31 +0000 Greg Heberlein & Dave Meyer 732 at http://www.kplu.org The Super Bowl, the Hindenburg Omen, and the stock market Pointing out resistance points http://www.kplu.org/post/pointing-out-resistance-points <p>Ever wonder why the stock market rises to a certain level and then pulls back?&nbsp; That’s called a resistance point.&nbsp; Financial commentator Greg Heberlein explains it to KPLU’s Dave Meyer on this week’s Money Matters.</p><p> Tue, 14 Dec 2010 09:46:51 +0000 Dave Meyer & Greg Heberlein 354 at http://www.kplu.org Pointing out resistance points Money Matters: We all make mistakes http://www.kplu.org/post/money-matters-we-all-make-mistakes <p>&nbsp;When it comes to investing, everyone makes mistakes.&nbsp; It’s virtually unavoidable.&nbsp; Financial commentator Greg Heberlein and KPLU’s Dave Meyer share some of their blunders on this week’s Money Matters.</p><p> Tue, 16 Nov 2010 22:30:19 +0000 Dave Meyer & Greg Heberlein 146 at http://www.kplu.org Money Matters: We all make mistakes