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Aug 29, 2019

Jerry Parker of Chesapeake Capital Corp. -- an original member of the famous Turtle Traders -- said in the Market Call that he'd rather find the most-diversified portfolio than simply trying to find the best stocks, noting that investors need to be taking a defensive posture -- using precious metals, commodities and betting against stocks with short positions -- to be well positioned in today's uncertain markets. Also on the show, author Kendall Rose discussed how step-parents can avoid the financial issues that are often a problem for blended families, financial planner Judith Ward of T. Rowe Price discussed how parents and children fail to communicate on college costs, and Tom Lydon of checked in his pick for ETF of the Week, a specialty fund that loves the online retailers and shorts traditional big-box brands.