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Wednesday, July 12, 2023

Welcome to a captivating episode of "The Market Call Show" with Louis Llanes. Today, we delve into the fascinating world of investor behavior, uncovering the most common mistakes can turn people into bad investors. Discover the...

Thursday, June 15, 2023

In today's episode, Louis dives into a crucial topic—preparing for the loss of a spouse. He addresses five key questions that offer valuable insights and guidance on this matter.

Thursday, June 1, 2023

In today's episode, we dive into pre-retirement planning and the crucial steps to ensure a worry-free retirement. 

Thursday, May 25, 2023

Welcome to Episode 78 of our podcast. In today's episode, we explore managing our personal economy amidst market and media noise. Join us for valuable insights and strategies to navigate these challenges effectively.

Thursday, May 18, 2023

Join us on the Market Call Show as we explore market dynamics and investor behavior with guest Corey Hoffstein. Discover the impact of market shocks, active vs. passive investing, target date funds, and more. Gain valuable insights on portf

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Thursday, May 11, 2023

In this episode, Louis Llanes unveils details we found useful as we refined our equity processes and want to give you a behind-the-scenes overview. We'll cover screening, assessing opportunities, and portfolio structure.

Thursday, May 4, 2023

Investors feeling uneasy about the current state of the economy and stock market, listen up! This video brings good news. We'll explore opportunities for earning returns in the near term and creating a long-term strategy.

Thursday, April 20, 2023

It was my honor to welcome Martin Pring as my guest this week on The Market Call Show. Pring is an icon in the industry of technical analysis and has published more than 20 books on the subject. We discuss his background, thoughts on...

Thursday, April 13, 2023

Discussion with John Kosar, Chief Market Strategist for Asbury Research and has more than 40 years of experience studying, analyzing, and forecasting global financial markets.

Thursday, April 6, 2023

This week on "The Market Call Show," I am thrilled to have Laurens Bensdorp as our guest. Laurens is the founder and CEO of Trading Mastery School, and the author of "Automated Stock Trading Systems" and "The 30 Minute Stock Trader."

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Thoughts about investing in a climate of change with Louis Llanes on March 29, 2023

Thursday, March 23, 2023

This week on The Market Call Show, I am pleased to welcome back Market Wizard Tom Basso and we discuss Tom’s newest book The All-Weather Trader: Mr. Serenity’s Thoughts on Trading Come Rain or Shine, coming out on March 28th.

Friday, March 10, 2023

Louis Llanes discusses how traditional style boxes fall short and how Wealthnet has a different style categories for investing.

Friday, March 3, 2023

Brian Shannon shared valuable insights into how this powerful tool can be used to trade stocks in both the short and long term. Tune in to hear us discuss the value of VWAP.

Friday, February 24, 2023

Dr. Wesley Gray, founder of Alpha Architect, PhD in Finance from the University of Chicago. Dr. Gray's unique background and experience have shaped his views on the markets and informed his approach to investment strategy and success.

Friday, February 17, 2023

Louis Llanes discuses the age-old question of whether to listen to the fundamentals or the technicals when making investment decisions.

Thursday, February 9, 2023

What do you do with your 401k when starting a new job or changing careers? Louis Llanes breaks down how to manage your old 401k, your options and tips to structure your tax deferred accounts for maximum benefits. 

Thursday, February 2, 2023

Eric Crittenden is the Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Standpoint Asset Management talks with Louis Llanes of Wealthnet Investments about creating the optimal diversified portfolio.

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Interview with Wade Pfau on how to set up your ultimate retirement plan. Ways to maximize retirement income from your portfolio, strategies to lower taxes, and estimating the true cost to retire.

Monday, July 19, 2021

These 3 questions will help every investor make decisions about how they should have their investment portfolio managed.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Before You Start the Grill for the 4th of July Watch This Video SCHEDULE A CALL

Saturday, June 19, 2021

Being in business since 1997 makes for lots of success stories. Here are some clients telling their real story. CLICK HERE to hear what they say.

Friday, June 11, 2021

Is a Roth 401(k) or a Roth IRA right for you? Here are some differences that can help you decide.

Monday, May 24, 2021

Louis will be outlining the current shift in the market and will reveal opportunities to take advantage of now.

Monday, May 3, 2021

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Stocks reached record highs last week, riding the tailwind of improving economic data and a strong start to the earnings season.The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.18%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 gained 1.37%. The...

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Friday, April 16, 2021

Louis Llanes discusses upside targets in the stock market based on the technicals.

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Watch this video to walk through a Sample Financial Plan.

Monday, April 12, 2021

In this video, Louis Llanes, founder of Wealthnet, discusses 6 formulas that distill his wisdom from over 25 years of investment experience. In these simple formulas, you will find helpful ways to invest wisely.

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Jobs are growing and unemployment is down to 6%. Is this a green light for higher stock prices?

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Here are some thoughts about the Infrastructure Bill. As you may know, I am skeptical that it will be neutral to the budget deficit. In other words, I think this bill in increase the deficit and not be paid for from taxes. With that...

Monday, April 5, 2021

Are you outsourcing your vision? Some thoughts about finding your own path.

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Making smart decisions requires you to move at the speed of effectiveness - no faster, no slower. Please watch this short video.

Monday, March 29, 2021

Invest Wisely So Work Is Optional: The 4 cornerstone platform that launches every successful retirement.

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Is investing in bonds stupid?

Friday, March 5, 2021

Louis shares an interesting indicator that measures the trading of the crowd, and how it can help investors find stocks before they launch higher. Being ahead of the herd or following the madness of crowds?

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Here are some recent observations about the market. Stocks dropped amid rising long-term bond yields, with sharp declines in high-valuation growth stocks leading the overall market lower. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 1.78%...

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Turn your money into real wealth. Spot trends early and protect your money during rocky times.

Friday, February 26, 2021

Happy Friday! There are some recent changes to the Paycheck Protection program. On Monday, Feb. 22, the White House announced several changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) that went into effect on Wednesday, Feb. 24. These...

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Thursday, February 18, 2021

The Coronavirus has accelerated trends that are already in place. Trends that are likely to affect investors for the next 10 years.

Friday, February 12, 2021

Wrap up the market week: Bitcoin, oil, electric cars, alternative energy, and the effects of a new Biden Administration.

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Louis Llanes, founder of Wealthnet Investments, was interviewed on The Final Bar. Watch and listen to his thoughts about long term trends in global stocks and more.

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

What the GameStop fiasco means for investors. Louis Llanes discusses GameStop and we share a Fox News interview with JP Tremblay, Wealthnet's investment officer, about the subject.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Now that the election is over, you may be thinking about your personal investment strategy. In this video, I discuss 3 thinking tools that can improve your investment results.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

No one wants to see an IRS auditor show up at his or her door. The IRS can't audit every American's tax return, so it relies on guidelines to select the ones most deserving of attention. ?

Friday, January 15, 2021

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Thursday, December 31, 2020

The likelihood of higher taxes is strong. Here is what to look out for and how to deal with potentially higher taxes. Get Prepared for Higher Taxes from Louis B Llanes on Vimeo.

Monday, December 21, 2020

It’s becoming a lost to read genuine paper books. I urge you to get in the habit of more. It will improve your life. more books is desperately needed now more than ever. Books will help you accelerate your...

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Is the vaccine a positive for 2021? I think the answer is yes. Last night I was on a call with a doctor specializing in the field of immunization. Based on the data, we are likely to see effective immunization soon. There are numerous...

Thursday, December 10, 2020

I discuss a childhood story that changed me for the better and could help you too.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Watch this video about what your investments need to make you retire-ready.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Why investors are returning to the "Investment Bible" and how you can profit from it.

Thursday, November 5, 2020

On October 26, the Treasury Department released the 2021 adjusted figures for retirement account savings. Although these adjustments won’t bring any major changes, there are some minor elements to note. I hope you gain benefit...

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Opportunities abound right now. Hear our thoughts about decisions, communications, and actions in the investment world. Decisions, Communications, and Actions from Louis B Llanes on Vimeo.

Monday, November 2, 2020

The two biggest ways to protect your financial life.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Tips on preparing your own winning investment strategy. You can avoid many surprises when you align your portfolio strategies with your goals. Are you ready? Do you know your personal “what”, “why” and “how”? Here's how to win.

Monday, October 26, 2020

Tips on accumulating more wealth from your savings. Reduce taxes, improve your timing, and investment strategies to become financially independent Ways to attain and maintain financial security.

Friday, October 23, 2020

Louis Llanes and JP Tremblay discuss small caps, big tech, bitcoin, and gold. Louis Llanes is the founder of Wealthnet Investments and heads investment strategy. JP Tremblay implements Wealthnet's asset allocation and security...

Friday, October 16, 2020

MIndset that leads to better investment performance. A discussion about the top 5 investor mental flaws, and how to overcome them. Go to to get a free report about the top 10 avoidable surprises investing for...

Thursday, October 8, 2020

We lost a great one. We tribute Eddie Van Halen as Louis plays the intro to fan-favorite Unchained. We then discuss how to gain the upside before and after the election. Grab a cup of coffee and join the discussion. Get a free copy of...

Friday, October 2, 2020

Should investors sit this one out? With President Trump testing positive for Covid, the social unrest, and feeling of unease, you might feel like selling everything to cash. Louis discusses the situation, problems, implications, and...

Thursday, September 24, 2020

In this discussion, Louis Llanes and JP Tremblay dissect the one concept that very well may be the secret sauce to all successful investing. To get a free copy of our report, written by Louis Llanes - "10 Avoidable Surprises that...

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

We think investors are overlooking international stock opportunities. Watch to hear more. To get a free copy of our report "10 Avoidable Surprises that Derail Executives when Planning for Retirement" - CLICK HERE To get a free download...

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Join in to watch Louis Llanes and JP Tremblay discuss the art of selling. Download a free copy of "10 Avoidable Surprises that Derail Executives Planning for Retirement"

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

We are planning on going live on Wednesdays on Facebook for those of you who are on that platform.

Friday, August 28, 2020

I'd like to share with you some intelligence I've accumulated over the past two decades advising clients to retire ready. Watch this video for the 10 Tips to Retire Ready

Monday, August 24, 2020

Do you need to invest for sustainable income that grows over time? Louis discusses how to invest if you plan on retiring right now, or in the near future. He discusses strategies to overcome the challenge of low interest rates and the...

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

What to make of this market reaching new highs? Louis Llanes and JP Tremblay discuss how the year is shaping up, what to make of this snap back in stock prices, the upcoming election and the effect on sectors, and more. Get a cup of...

Monday, August 10, 2020

I was interviewed on Real Vision Live today with Max Wiethe. Click this link to WATCH and hear the conversation: Dichotomies abound in today’s markets. The short term macro outlook says one thing while the...

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Is financial planning a waste of time? This is what a sound financial plan should do for you. To sign up for our blog - CLICK HERE To get a free second opinion about your investment - CLICK HERE

Friday, July 31, 2020

Traditional style boxes are outdated. Categories like value, growth and blend or large, mid, and small can add little value for investors. Louis discusses a proprietary style method developed and used by Wealthnet that, based on...

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Our research find this to be the most important way to improve investment results. Spoiler alert - it does not have to do with picking stocks or risk management. For a Free Portfolio Checkup - CLICK HERE

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

New emerging themes in the marketplace could provide outstanding growth for investors. We discuss emerging opportunities for stocks, bonds and commodities and how investors can prepare and potentially profit now. To Ge a FREE portfolio...

Monday, July 27, 2020

Louis Llanes discusses why it is so important that investors work with managers that invest in their own strategies, or "eat their own cooking". He discusses the concept of a transfer coefficient and how testing and piloting strategies...

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Louis and JP talk about what is on their desk including statistical analysis of the capital acquisition ratio, increasing returns and lowering risk with market factors, converting analysis into a continuous signal strength that leads...

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

In this video, we discuss what factors are being rewarded in the market right now. We also discuss various scenarios that could lead to a rotation in stocks that could have a meaningful impact on your portfolio.

Thursday, July 9, 2020

A deep dive into methods used for better stock-picking. Louis Llanes and JP Tremblay delve into the benefits and pitfalls of factor testing using the scientific method for determining the criteria used to improve stock performance....

Sunday, July 5, 2020

It is Independence weekend in the United States. This is what I think people should invest in now. I strategy that could cause a LEAP in your investment results and thus increase YOUR independence. In this video, I discuss how...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Louis Llanes and JP Tremblay discuss current trends in the market and how the internal structure of value and technical indicators may affect investment performance.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Wall Street has many trends and packaged products. Here is a trend in the financial service industry we resist, and for good reason. Watch to hear more >>> 1. To get a free copy of my book, Financial Freedom Blueprint, Click...

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Investors who favor growth or value styles of investing have been debating the superiority of their philosophy for decades. Here are some of my thoughts about style investing based on a historical perspective, observed data, and my...

Friday, June 12, 2020

We had a 6% drop in US stocks today. Watch this quick video for some thoughts from Louis Llanes, wealth manager and professional stock investor.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Income investing is challenging in today's low yield environment. Louis Llandiscusses ways to invest for higher income while overcome taxes and inflation. He also highlights equity income investing combined with other sources.

Thursday, June 4, 2020

What is on your bucket list? What is the best way to invest for your goals? Louis and JP discuss the issues surrounding funding your bucket list and provide resources to help people make smarter choices: Investing for Sustainable...

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Any investment that has an edge will lag the indexes at times. Here are some key points for trying to make money from your own psychology. Get our latest thinking by signing up for our blog:

Monday, May 25, 2020

Revamp your portfolio after a big change in the markets. Sometimes the best thing for an investor to do is to revamp their portfolio, especially after a big change in the economy or the market. Learn what to look out for to see if you...

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Is it too late to buy in this market? Many people feel they are missing out on stock market gains after this market bounce. Watch this video discussion and learn how to transform "market FOMO", (fear of missing out), to your advantage....

Sunday, May 17, 2020

Adapt or Die: Stories and lessons about how to change your investments at important turning points in the economy and markets.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Reopening the economy could continue to push stock prices higher but investors could get spooked very easily. Louis Llanes, founder of Wealthnet Investments, LLC shares attractive areas compared to the market based on Wealthnet’s research.

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Watch a recent interview with Louis Llanes and Real Vision in New York.. He talks about what is different in this market and what this means for investing today.

Friday, May 1, 2020

Most people are using the S&P 500 index to measure their success. Is this the right strategy for you? If so, watch our video about this topic. First, let us talk about what investments are in the S&P 500 index. It is a market...

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

We've been spending a lot of time with clients lately who are struggling with challenging financial questions. Today I’m going to discuss the crucial steps necessary to really get to the bottom of financial circumstances, whether...

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Owning a diversified portfolio seems meaningless to most investors today as they watched they watch their values decline in recent months. Watch this video for tips on how to truly diversifying your investments and smooth the ride....

Thursday, April 16, 2020

In the next 21 days over 500 companies are expected to report earnings for the 1st quarter of 2020. Louis Llanes and JP Tremblay dissect the earnings, what Wall Street expects, and how it can effect your money. To get more up-to-date...

Monday, April 13, 2020

In this video, Louis Llanes shares investments that are resilient in this market and showing signs of strong trends for investors. He talks about specific stocks and non-correlated assets that could make returns for investors in the...

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Many people are looking for answers about managing their 401(k). Should you be fully invested in stocks? Which funds make the most sense? How do you select the right funds and are their pitfalls to avoid? Louis Llanes, founder of...

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

In this informal video, Louis Llanes and JP Tremblay discuss how our economy can recover. JP discusses his views about the employment climate and business hiring in the near future. Louis Llanes discusses the fixed income market and...

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Yes, I understand there is a lot of pain right now. People are losing their job, pulling from savings and have medical needs from the virus. Even with the current stresses, every day I talk to friends, clients. and colleagues there is...

Sunday, March 22, 2020

In this video, Louis Llanes addresses common question from younger investors in their 20's, 30's and 40's that are worried about the economy. Many people with a good career and earning a strong income are concerned about what to do now...

Friday, March 13, 2020

Louis Llanes discusses the recent market decline compares history for guidance in the current environment. He compares the market to the 1987 crash and discusses how to think about what to do now. Practical guidelines are discussed and...

Friday, February 28, 2020

Louis Llanes, founder of Wealthnet, shares his thoughts about the recent market decline in a short informal video. He also shares how client portfolios are positioned ahead of the fast decline.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

When I was a kid in Chicago, we lived in Harvey Illinois at Turlington and 152nd street. I remember my parents rented a small home. I went to Whittier elementary school which still exists today. We used to take field trips and walk to...

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Louis discusses stocks that are on the move and how Wealthnet saw these stocks before they began solid moves higher. He discusses how decisions are incorporate in prices and how investors can grow capital combining technical tools with...

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Your age can change the rules that affect you while you invest for your retirement. What this video (9:40 minutes) Some examples of important Birthday Milestones to consider: At age 50 you can start making catch-up contributions to...

Thursday, January 2, 2020

In this video, Louis Llanes discusses some important developments in the markets as we enter the new year. Watch this short video to get instant access.

Friday, December 13, 2019

In this video, Louis Llanes talks about how many financial advisers break the trust of investors. He discusses the secret reasons standing in the way of getting good advice. Louis discusses his personal story working as a Senior...

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Louis Llanes, CFA, CMT, founder of Wealthnet Investments, believes late-cycle markets are being driven by growth-starved millennials and boomers. With low rates forcing most investors out of fixed income, investors are increasingly...

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Louis Llanes, founder of Wealthnet Investments, LLC and JP Tremblay, Chief Investment Officer, discuss how to invest when the economy appears to be late in the business cycle. The conversation starts with a high-level view of the...

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

In this video a wealth of practical knowledge is shared by Louis Llanes, founder of Wealthnet Investments. He discusses wisdom gained from decades of experience, research and studying the markets. Here his thoughts about capturing...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Louis Llanes, founder of Wealthnet, walks through examples of the best performing stocks and what their characteristics are prior to producing exceptional returns over a multiple year period of time. Louis talks about the primary...

Monday, September 2, 2019

In this video, Louis Llanes discusses common obstacles that investors must reach goals and how actively trading your stock portfolio can add value to building wealth. Louis explains how managing your stock portfolio can help beat the...

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Broad Market Perspective In this episode of the Market Call Louis Llanes, founder of Weathnet Investments, informally discusses the current market environment from a broad perspective. He starts out discussing the latest concerns with...

Monday, July 8, 2019

In this Market Call episode, Louis Llanes and Jean-Philippe Tremblay discuss how to navigate the fact that market prices do not coincide with fundamental metrics of value. The conversation kicks off with the risks of making dramatic...

Friday, July 5, 2019

In this Market Call show we interview Will Geisdorf, an ETF Strategist with Ned Davis Research. Louis Llanes, the founder and CEO of Wealthnet Investments, and Jean-Philippe Tremblay, the Chief Investment Officer discuss how the ETF...

Thursday, June 20, 2019

The after-tax return vs. the pretax return. Everyone wants their investments to perform well. But for many investors it’s their after-tax return that may make all the difference. After all, even if your portfolio is earning...

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Tax Moves to Consider in Summer Now is a good time to think about a few financial matters. Consider making tax moves earlier rather than later. If you own a business, earn significant investment income, are recently married or divorced...

Monday, June 17, 2019

In this week’s recap: the major Wall Street equity indices see further June gains, oil investors react to tanker attacks, and retail sales improve. Weekly Economic Update THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks advanced for a second...

Thursday, June 13, 2019

CAN YOU STAY ON A COMPANY HEALTH PLAN AFTER AGE 65? Generally, Medicare is available for people age 65 or older; this is well-known. What is less well-known is the fact that some companies can legally cancel group health insurance for...

Monday, June 10, 2019

In this week’s recap: the blue chips have their best week of 2019, as investors like what they hear from the head of the Federal Reserve and interpret the latest monthly employment numbers. THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks rallied...

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Ancient Chinese merchants are said to have developed a unique way to manage their risk. They would divide their shipments among several different vessels. That way, if one ship were to sink or be attacked by pirates, the rest stood a...

Thursday, May 9, 2019

QUOTE OF THE MONTH “To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.” BRUCE LEE RETIRING WITH A CASH RESERVE Many people want to enter retirement with a) investments that may have benefited from years of...

Friday, April 5, 2019

QUOTE OF THE MONTH “If you rest, you rust.” HELEN HAYES IN RETIREMENT, YOUR SPENDING COULD FLUCTUATE Your retirement income strategy will almost certainly evolve. How much you spend will vary from year to year, and in some...