The Money Doctors on WHAM 1180

The Money Doctors on WHAM 1180

The Money Docs: Financial Advisors offering unbiased advice weekly.


May 19, 2024 49 mins
The Money Docs: Markets gave us a “sneak peek” this past week. Chuck explains what that means. Chuck says he’s still convinced that an economic slowdown is coming. Real estate is showing signs of weakness – price reductions are become more widespread. Re-investment risk – what is it and why is it more important for those taking income from their retirement accounts. COVID money is drying up. In Tracy’s Tid Bits ...
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The Money Docs: Happy Mothers Day! Jobless claims for the week ending 5/4 came in at the highest level since last summer Signs of economic slowing are becoming more numerous – but will the Fed make any moves? Fed interest rate hikes seem to finally starting to “bite” Chuck says watch the 10 year treasury – it’s an important indicator Chuck unpacks earnings reports for S & P 500 companies and what the numbers mea...
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May 5, 2024 48 mins
The Money Docs: Chuck has jury duty and will not record a new show Link below is for the updated audio file for a re-broadcast of the show from 12/31/23 – you can use that description This version has removed holiday mentions and added information about a planned live seminar for June
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April 29, 2024 49 mins
The Money Docs: Sticky inflation – the year over year comparison saw March 2024 up 2.8% as price pressures remain high Despite the report, the markets seemed to “shrug it off” The 10 Year yield dropped a little on the inflation news Doesn’t look like The Fed will get to cutting the benchmark rate any time soon Here’s a conundrum – the economy is showing signs of slowing even as inflation numbers are inching higher – does this m...
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April 21, 2024 50 mins
Chuck Talks About Money and Investing
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April 14, 2024 49 mins
The Fed mat deliver fewer rate cuts than some had predicted – that led to a volatile week in the markets Banks seem to have been taken by surprise by signals from The Fed But what about Europe? And Asia? Chuck has details What’s behind the spike in prices for gold and silver lately? There are some signs of weakness in the economy. Chuck explains While other countries are shoring up their reserves (ie: gold and s...
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April 7, 2024 48 mins
TThis past week was one of the worst for the markets this year – Chuck recaps What are the market’s concerns? All about The Fed. Chuck will explain the broader implications For the markets – good news is bad news – and Wall Street doesn’t want to hear “good news” Is The Fed watching what’s happening currently with the economy in Europe? Oil and gold prices are up – what’s behind the spike In Tracy’s Tid Bits – i...
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March 31, 2024 49 mins
The Money Doctors: Special guests Rob Opett, from Keller Williams Real Estate, and Tracy Rowan, from Premium Mortgage, join Chuck and Tracy to discuss the current state of the real estate and mortgage markets. Find The Money Doctors at
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March 24, 2024 49 mins
The market seems to have discounted the inflation news from last week Treasury yields declined – from 4.4% to 4.2% on the 10 year The Fed is still expecting to cut interest rates by 3 quarters of a point by the end of the year But, remember what the Money Doctors say --- this is all just short term noise The DOJ is going after tech companies – like Google, Meta and, last week, Apple Fed Ex – what do you see when...
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March 17, 2024 49 mins
Not the greatest week for the markets Inflation data came in hot this past week leading to a selloff – not a huge one – but it did cause short term worry There was a surge in the 10 year treasury – Chuck explains what that means Rate cuts from The Fed might not happen when many have expected they would (June of this year) Inflation is a bigger concern than expected at this time The labor market/layoff picture –...
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February 19, 2024 49 mins
Chuck is not loving the inflation report that came out this past Friday – it basically took a rate cut off the table for March BUT – Chuck says this is good news. But there will be volatility. He explains Why U.S. stocks are still the world’s “best bet” – Chuck reviews a recent Barron’s article The retail sector is “off” – that’s not unusual in the first quarter – but restaurant and travel sectors are surging In Tr...
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February 11, 2024 49 mins
The Money Docs: The markets had a great week December’s inflation reading was revised down 319 S & P 500 companies have reported earnings and a big percentage (close to 80%) of them have exceeded earnings expectations But, we’re still seeing layoffs – and not just in the tech sector Banks, travel and other industries are also cutting back on their workforces ESG investing faced its worst year in 2023 – Chuck discus...
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January 28, 2024 50 mins
The Money Docs: Economic numbers out on Friday were a mixed bag – Chuck recaps the December report Inflation is easing but consumer spending is still running high – spending is winning the economic “tug of war” Will we see any interest rate cuts this year? There’s conflicting opinions Chuck reminds us why it’s important to watch the 10 year treasury for indications on how the market may be moving Just because some s...
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January 21, 2024 51 mins
Chuck LaRocca Talks Money and Investing
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January 14, 2024 47 mins
The Money Docs: Bitcoin was in the news this past week – the SEC is moving to allow the crypto-currency to be traded in ETFs Inflation ticked up in the latest report – pushing up the 10 year treasury rate along with it The CPI (consumer price index) was up 3.4% year over year in the most recent report Chuck is still seeing a slowdown in the economy and a drop in rates in the near future – he explains Google announci...
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January 7, 2024 51 mins
The Money Docs: 2024 “First Week Treats” The Christmas rally helped the markets finish 2023 strong – but don’t get too addicted to the market strength The 10 year treasure bumped back up over 4% after a big drop in December The December jobs report numbers – are they the “real” numbers? Remember the revisions from the previous 2 reports Did the December jobs report take some life out of the market? And what abou...
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December 31, 2023 50 mins
The Money Docs: ​ Mercado, Phil; ​ Komenski, Joy ​ Special Guest: Lisa Arrington, elder law attorney from the Rochester office of Barclay Damon Planning solutions for seniors on long term care, nursing homes, Medicare and other financial and legal options for aging adults and their families
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December 28, 2023 48 mins
The Money Docs: HO HO HO - The Fed's Christmas rally continues Mortgage rates are under 7% and 10 year treasury dipped below 4% Preferred inflation rate continued to cool in November Why is the market going up so quickly? Chuck breaks it down along with the Bull vs. Bear debate It may be a great time for reallocation of investments Chuck is being cautious about equities in Q1 and maybe early Q2 FUND ALERT: a very popular mu...
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