向錢汗 (Sweatin’ Money!) EP19: 2015 Year-end Oil

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

In this episode, we dabble in:

  • Oil.
  • Taxes.

Sources:
US Drivers Get Christmas Surprise With Lowest Gas Prices Since 2008
Gas Tax In California Ranks Among Highest in Country; But its Roads Are Among the Worst in America
Saudi Arabia Cuts Spending, Raises Domestic Fuel Prices
Retailers Ring Up Healthy Sales This Holiday Season

Oil Slump, China Worry Weigh On Equities
Wall Street Loses Ground As Oil Decline Deepens
Apple Dominates Holiday Sales With Nearly 50% of All New Device Activations
Home Prices Edged Higher in October

Portfolio Review:
Honda Begins Deliveries of HondaJet, its First Light Jet

Investing Strategies:
The Psychology of Trading | Alessio Rastani | TEDxManchester

Recommendations:
全球首間McDonald’s Next概念店 自選沙律+雜莓新地窩夫 -新假期
‘McDonald’s Next’Hong Kong Concept Elevates ‘Create Your Taste’ Dining

Companies mentioned:
Apple Inc (AAPL)
Honda (HMC)
McDonalds (MCD)
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc (CMG)

向錢汗 (Sweatin’ Money!) EP18: QIHU, BABA, AMZN, UPS, FedX, YUM, PLKI, GS, MSFT

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

In this episode, we dabble in:

  • Chinese companies delisting from US Stock exchanges.
  • Argentina’s elections, and what they mean for the US economy.
  • New Tax rules passed for 2016.
  • Obamacare pricing model errors.
  • Oil-crashing further?
  • Chicken.
  • Spoofing.

Sources:
Qihoo 360 Technology Co Ltd Strikes Deal To Be Taken Private
The Difference Between Amazon and Alibaba’s Business Models
Amazon’s Next $400 Billion Opportunity
Argentina: How to Fix an Economy
Argentina’s Economy
What’s in the New Tax Law For You
How You’ll Benefit From the New Tax Deal
The Experts Were Wrong About the Best Places for Better and Cheaper Health Care
Oil Price Crash Could Get Even Worse in 2016
BlackRock’s Fink Says U.S. Lucky to Grow 2% as Oil Prices Slump
ETF Investors Have Spent $24-Billion Trying to Call a Bottom in Oil
Warren Buffett Has A Year to Forget
Currency Guru Who Called Dollar’s 2015 Mega Rally Says Buy Now
We Tried KFC and its Biggest Fried-Chicken Competitor — and the Winner is Clear
Spoofing Went Mainstream in 2015

Portfolio Review:
Goldman Sachs on Microsoft: ‘We Were Wrong’

Investing Strategies:
Why You Should Never Short a Stock

Recommendations:
Is Buffett’s 90/10 Asset Allocation Sound?

Companies mentioned:
Qihoo360 (QIHU)
Alibaba (BABA)
Amazon (AMZN)
United Parcel Service (UPS)
Federal Express (FedX)
Yum Brands (YUM)
Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen (PLKI)
Goldman Sachs (GS)
Microsoft (MSFT)

《向錢汗》(Sweatin’ Money) EP17: PFE, AGN, MSFT, WMT, DG, MDLZ, MRK, VOD, PHG, CAT, SPAR

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

In this episode, we dabble in:

  • Carl Icahn’s OpEd in the NYTimes.

Sources:
How To Stop Turning US Companies Into Tax Exiles
Is College Worth It? Goldman Sachs Say Maybe Not
These Five Stocks Depend on Low Income Consumers
Here’s Why the Drug That Helped get Jimmy Carter ‘Cancer-free’ is Such A Big Deal

Wall Street Closes Higher As Crude Steadies

Investing Strategies:
10 Ways to Save Money When You’re making Minimum Wage

Recommendations:
On the Money: How the Big Short and its Jerk Heroes Explain Finance

Companies mentioned:
Pfizer (PFE)
Allergan (AGN)
Microsoft (MSFT)
Wal-Mart (WMT)
Mondelez (MDLZ)
Merk (MRK)
Vodafone (VOD)
Konijnkeln Phillips (PHG)
Caterpillar (CAT)
Spartan Motors (SPAR)