《向錢汗》 (Sweatin’ Money) Episode 7

There were some issues with the stream, and further edits will come, but first, some sleep… Here’s a temporary upload without minor edits…
Most importantly, we welcome back 篋神 (Gibson)!

Welcome to 向錢汗 (Sweatin’ Money)‘s seventh episode:

In this episode, we dabble in:

  • As the recent Trump meme puts it: “China, China, China”
  • VW
  • Glencore plc commodities trader sees massive drop in profits
  • Royal Dutch Shell pulls out of Alaska
  • Alcoa will split into two.
  • Spain on the other hand, will not split. Catalan region will stay, meaning Spain gets to keep its industrial sector.

Sources:
China Currency Devaluation, and US-China Relations
China data lowers markets
China Financial Gauge Improved, Offering Signal For Growth
Volkswagen Price Drop Handing Options Traders Exponential Gains
Five Things Everyone Will Talk About These Five Things
Starkbucks Introduces Toasted Graham Latte Mobile Order and Pay
Up Nex in the Bank of America Saga: The Federal Reserves

Recommendations:
阿江 recommends “ClayTrader.com” for beginning traders.

Companies mentioned:
Volkswagen (VLKAY)
Honda (HMC)
Glencore Plc(GLEN)
Royal-Dutch Shell (RDS.A)
Starbucks (SBUX)
Bank of America (BAC)

《向錢汗》 (Sweatin’ Money) Episode 6

Welcome to 向錢汗 (Sweatin’ Money)‘s sixth episode:

In this episode, we dabble in:

  • Federal Reserve Rate
  • cars
  • beer
  • Bonds
  • Coke.

Sources:
Cashing in on Fed Tantrum
Why Tesla Struggles in Germany
Porsche Issues Challenge to Tesla With Fast-Charging Electric Car
One Trader Just Made $1.7-Million on AB InBev’s Impending Offer
AB InBev Approaches SABMiller in Record Industry Combination
Yale to be Paid Interest on Dutch Water Authority Bond from 1648
Wal-Mart Test Truck Aims to Slash Fuel Consumption on Big Rigs
Bank of America Vote on Chairman Expected to be Close
The Coca-Cola Co To Pay $3.3 Billion in Taxes to the IRS

Recommendations:
None for this week. -_-,

Companies mentioned:
Tesla (TSLA)
Porsche Auto (POAHY)
Wal-mart (WMT)
Capstone Turbine Corporation (CPST)
Anheuser Busch (BUD)
SABMiller (SAB)
Bank of America (BAC)
Coca-Cola (KO)

《向錢汗》 (Sweatin’ Money) Episode 5

Welcome to 向錢汗 (Sweatin’ Money)‘s fifth episode:

In this episode, we dabble in:

  • Women-focused funds.
  • Tech stocks.
  • Predictions for China.
  • Federal Reserves, and sectors affected.
  • Labor Unions.
  • DRIPs and oil stocks.
  • Brazil’s downgrade.

Women-focused Funds are Making Money and Creating Controversy
Are Current Tech Valuations Sustainable?
The Man Who Predicted China’s Stock Fall Before the Decline
Fed to Hike the Problem is it Might Not Matter
UAW Chooses Fiat-Chrysler as Model

Recommendations:
None for this week. -_-,

Companies mentioned:
Fiat Chrysler (FCAU)
Conoco Phillips (COP)
Chevron (CHX)
American States Water (AWR)
Exxon Mobil (XOM)
Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras (PBR)

《向錢汗》 (Sweatin’ Money) Episode 4

Welcome to 向錢汗 (Sweatin’ Money)‘s fourth episode:

In this episode, we dabble in:

  • HTG Capital, manipulation on the 10-year US Treasury futures market
  • Janet Yellen, and Federal Reserves may raise rates
  • Japan stocks plunging, CIS making $34-million.
  • China’s moves to try to prop up its stock markets and devalue its currency to increase exports, have caused a domino effect
  • Disconnect between the stocks and bonds, which may mean more chances for stocks to drop
  • Netflix (NFLX) lost 13% from its high in August
  • Square the payment platform’s expectant IPO
  • The Upper-middle class’ detachment from the lower starts of “middle class”

http://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2015-spoofing
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-09-04/fed-decision-may-hinge-on-which-holds-more-sway-data-or-outlook
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-09-03/foreigners-flee-japan-stocks-at-fastest-pace-since-at-least-2004
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-08-28/while-many-panicked-japanese-day-trader-made-34-million
http://www.brookings.edu/research/opinions/2015/09/01-four-questions-answers-about-chinas-economy-wessel
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-09-02/bofaml-there-s-a-new-disconnect-between-stocks-and-bonds
http://www.investopedia.com/articles/investing/090315/netflix-stock-tumbling.asp
http://www.investopedia.com/articles/active-trading/083115/understand-how-square-works-ipo.asp
http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/social-mobility-memos/posts/2015/09/03-separation-upper-middle-class-reeves

Recommendations:
Volatility S&P 500 Index (VIX)

Companies mentioned:
Lehman Brothers
Google (GOOG, GOOGL)
Netflix (NFLX)
Hulu: owned by Walt Disney Co. (DIS), Comcast Corp’s (CMCSA), 21st Century Fox (FOX)
Amazon (AMZN)
Apple (AAPL)
Merrill Lynch: owned by Bank of America (BAC)
Visa (V)
Mastercard (MA)
American Express (AXP)
Paypal (PYPL)
Automatic Data Processing (ADP)
Paychex (PAYX)
Wal-Mart (WMT)
Intuit (INTU)



This is the first time we did this purely on Google Hangouts, and it looks like we might keep it this way. There are still some bugs to knock out, so stay tuned.