Stock Market


Charlie Brennan – Monday, January 14th – Michael Hall Cardinals Care, Golden Globes, Al Goldman

Charlie talks with Michael Hall of Cardinals Care; with Steve Futterman about last night’s Golden Globe Awards; and with Investment Advisor Al Goldman about the state of the stock market.



Charlie Brennan – Wednesday, October 24th

Charlie talks with StL Cards Broadcaster Mike Shannon; with Investment Advisor Larry Swedroe; and hosts a pro/con on Missouri’s Prop. A, increasing the cigarette tax.



Charlie Brennan – Monday, August 27th

Charlie talks with U.S. Cong. Todd Akin, his first local interview since his comments last week about women and rape; and with David Paleologos about political polling numbers; with Astronaut Col Bill Pogue about the death of Neil Armstrong; and with Al Goldman on the state of the stock market.



Charlie Brennan – Monday, April 16th

Charlie talks with Go! St. Louis Marathon Winner Jackie Pirtle-Hall; with Scott Avery of the O’Fallon, MO, Fire Protection District about firefighters pay, benefits and Select Comfort mattresses; with SIUE’s Prof. Gary Mayer about its upcoming Botball competition; with STL City’s Bill Siedhoff about moving the City’s homeless, again; and with Financial Advisor Al Goldman about the state of the current stock market.


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Ill. Teachers’ Retirement System Playing the Stock Market

Dale Rosenthal, a finance professor at the University of Illinois, says gains could be the result of high-risk, high-reward investments.


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UMSL Economist Sees Trouble Here — If Euro Collapses

A collapsed euro could hurt seniors here, but also help homebuyers shopping for a cheaper interest rate.


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So Goes the Cards, So Goes Wall Street

“When the Cardinals win the World Series, the stock market rises 13 percent, on average in the following year, and that’s more than any other team that’s won the series at least four times.”



Charlie Brennan – Monday, September 26th

Charlie talks with Charlene Bry, author of “Ladue Found”, and with NYU Economics Prof. Richard Sylla about the long-term outlook for stocks.



Economic Meltdown While Congress Vacations

Congress should come back to Washington to restore the public’s confidence and to reassure the public that the U.S. will not go into another recession.



Charlie Brennan – Wednesday, August 10th

Princeton Univ. Economics Prof. Burton Malkiel talks about his article, “Don’t Panic About the Stock Market”…Semhar Araia, Horn of Africa Policy Advisor for Oxfam Internat’l, discusses the dire situation in the African nation of Somalia — in this economy, should the U.S. gov’t send $109 million to Somalia for famine relief?…St. Louis Cardinals Broadcaster Mike Shannon.




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