Most Main Street investors crave the opportunity for real talk with a Wall Street insider. Here's your chance.


is launching Street Talk, a live, one-hour interactive chat with one of the top professionals in investing. Once a week, we'll bring in an expert to take reader questions and weigh in on the markets. For our inaugural edition, our special guest is Robert Hagstrom. Hagstrom is a longtime student of Warren Buffett and author most recently of

The Essential Buffett: Timeless Principles for the New Economy

. In addition to his astute observations about the Oracle of Omaha, Hagstrom is the portfolio manager of


Legg Mason Focus Trust, a mutual fund focused on a small basket of stocks providing concentrated exposure to a dozen or so companies.

Joining Street Talk is simple: Just click on the tile on the home page of

at 1 p.m. From 1 to 2 p.m. EST, Hagstrom will answer reader questions on the markets and the economy live. Please send all questions to

Moderating today's session will be


columnist and energy guru Chris Edmonds. Once you join Street Talk, be sure to click on the audio interview between Edmonds and Hagstrom recorded earlier today.

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