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Stock Talk: Keeping You Connected to Your Money
with Chris Perras, CFA®

Stock Talk is a weekly podcast dedicated to discussing the Investment Team's perspective on what's happening in the market. Hosted by Chief Investment Officer Chris Perras, each episode brings you our views on stocks, the market, and the economy — with a little education thrown in for good measure. Listen each week and help stay connected to your money! Also available on Spotify, Google Play and Podbean.

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Content of Oak Harvest podcasts expresses the views of the speaker and is for informational purposes only.  Oak Harvest believes that any data, articles, or information cited are reliable at the time of creation, but does not warrant any information contained herein to be correct, complete, accurate, or timely.  The views and opinions expressed herein may change without notice. Strategies and ideas discussed may not be right for you — and nothing in this podcast constitutes personalized investment, tax or legal advice, or an offer or solicitation to buy or sell securities. Indexes such as the S&P 500 are not available for direct investment and your investment results may differ when compared to an index. Any specific portfolio actions or strategies discussed will not apply to all client portfolios. Investing involves the risk of loss, and past performance is not indicative of future results.

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Should You Buy Into SuperCycles in the Stock Market | Stock Talk Podcast

Why analysts and the financial press love the term “super-cycle,” I can only guess.  I guess it is used to relay the idea that you can buy anything in the group or industry at any time and you’ll make money.  It’s most commonly used when referring to commodities, but over…

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Taper Tantrum 2.0 | Stock Talk Podcast

On June 1st, The Federal Reserve officially began its second try this decade at “Quantitative Tightening” programs. This is also referred to as “QT.” Recently, a lot of noise has been made that this might be disastrous for the financial markets over the next 6 to 12 months. The first…

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Your Recession Guide For 2022

Almost exactly a month ago, our team released a “News or Noise” YouTube video titled “Negative first quarter 2021 GDP Growth, Is a recession coming?”  We did this video because on April 29th, the Commerce Department, which is the government agency that calculates this data, released first quarter real GDP…

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Summer Slowdown | Stock Talk Podcast

Two weeks ago, our weekly podcast was titled “nowhere to run to, nowhere to hide”. In it, we discussed the fallacy behind the notion of “hiding out” or trying to “hide out” in certain stocks or sectors during market corrections, bear markets or general economic slowdowns. We argued against the…

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What does the Movie Top Gun have to do with Your Retirement Investments?

So, the sequel to one of my favorite movies of all-time comes out in a few days.  It’s been more than a 25 year wait for the sequel to the 1986 hit movie “Top Gun”.  Its sequel Maverick will be released on May 24th.  Here’s a link to the movie…

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2022 Stock Market Volatility |Nowhere to Run, Nowhere to Hide | Stock Talk Podcast

Market correction in the S&P500 and “bear market” in the Nasdaq Composite, emerging markets and small caps, and the markets tune is playing the Martha and Vandellas tune, Nowhere to Run to, Nowhere to Hide. I am Chris Perras with Oak Harvest Financial in Houston and welcome to our weekly…

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Investing in Value Stocks? or Value Traps?

We have all done it as investors, even the great Warren Buffett has done it. In fact, Mr. Buffett bought the a whole airline sector a few years ago. What is the “it” I speak of? The it, is buying a stock based on valuation or on it being a…

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Will There Be A Second Quarter Rally? Stock Talk Podcast

As I write this, the tax season is behind us, and we are into earnings season. It’s a Friday, and we look to be in the midst of some margin calls and forced selling in the market. This looks to be caused by collateral damage being done in the Treasury…

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No Stock Talk for The Week of 4/18

Unfortunately, there will be no Stock Talk for the week of 4/18/2022. We will resume with our regularly scheduled Stock Talk on the week of 4/25/2022. Thank you for understanding. 

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1st Quarter Review | Stock Talk Podcast

First-quarter 2022 is now behind us, and I can say with absolute certainty, it was the sloppy, choppy mess that we first previewed in early November of last year. During the first quarter, the S&P500 declined short term, intra quarter, into “correction territory of more than -10%, reaching down about…

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The Markets Are Up…No, The Markets Are Down…No…Now What? | Stock Talk Podcast

On Friday, March 11th, during the 1st quarter correction that took the cash S&P500 down -13%, from its closing high to cash closing low, if you were perfect, that our investment team had foreshadowed back in early November of 2021, we put out our Friday podcast titled “things that lead-…

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Are We In A Replay of the 1990’s Internet Bubble? | Stock Talk Podcast

  Chris Perras: Viewers I get it, everyone wants to call a top, everyone wants to gain a reputation and earn some street credibility. What better way for someone to gain fame and bring in assets or maybe it’s to sell more newsletter subscriptions, what better way than to call…

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