《向錢汗》 (Sweatin’ Money!) EP43: Sunday after BrExit

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

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In this episode, we dabble in:

  • Federal Reserve Balance Sheets, Fund Rates, and other reports
  • BrExit: Winners and Losers, what’s next.
  • Negative German Bonds.
  • [Most of] Asia rises over the Brexit risks subside.

Sources:
House Republicans Grill Janet Yellen on Fed Operations
WallStreet Journal’s “How Interest Rates Are Set: The Fed’s New Tools Explained”…

FHFA Home Price Index Ticked Higher in April
U.S. Existing-Home Sales Rise at Fastest Pace Since 2007
U.S. Jobless Claims, Factory Data Point to Firming Economy
National Economic Index Drops Sharply as Factories Slowed: Chicago Fed
Consumer Comfort in U.S. Increases to a Three-Month High
Yellen: No Need to Stress Test Fed Balance Sheet
Khan Academy’s “Federal Reserve Balance Sheet”…

EU Referendum Result: What Time Will the Outcome of the Brexit Poll Be Announced?
Sterling, Global Stocks Rise as Markets Bet Britain Will Remain in EU
Results: UK Votes to LEAVE the E.U.
World markets Roiled by Brexit as Stocks, Pound Drop; Gold Soars
Brexit: 3 Charts That Explain What’s Happening to the U.K. Pound
Johnson Triumphs as Pound Plunges
BrExit: Nicola Sturgeon Says Second Scottish Independence Vote ‘Highly Likely’

Five Facts From Scottish E.U. Referendum Vote
Scotland Almost £15-Billion in Debt and its Deficit is Almost Twice as Large as the U.K. as a Whole, Say New Figures
A BrExit Could Make it Easier for Scotland to Join the E.U. as an Independent State
The Lisbon Treaty: Article 48
What is Article 50 – and How Does it Work?
5 Questions for Britain and Europe After the BrExit Vote
The BrExit Result Will Have China Worried
《向錢汗》 (Sweatin’ Money!) EP38: E.U. says PRC not a Market Economy due to “dumping”, restricts Business Deals…

China Laughs at Britain’s hope to Negotiate Quick Free Trade Deal Following BrExit
A Short History of Britain and the European Union
After BrExit Vote, Britain Asks Googl: ‘What Is the E.U.?’
Is Apple Truly Rotten to the Core?

Ruling in India Clears Way for Apple’s Long-Awaited Retail Expansion
Tesla Takeover of Solar City Not a ‘No-Brainer’ for All Investors
Billionaire Li Ka-Shing Says China’s Economic Outlook Is Bright
Hong Kong’s Richest Man Calls for Higher Tax Amid Wealth Gap
What Impact Do Higher Taxes Have on Inequality?
The Interesting Thing That Happened When Kansas Cut Taxes and California Hiked Them
China Weighs on 2015 Global Industrial Robot Sales Growth
Costco, Citi Flooded With Complaints in Rocky Card Rollout
OPEC Registers First Collective Deficit Since 1998
McDonalds to sell their Greater China Operations:

[International Markets]
‘BrExit’ Upends China’s Plans for Turmoil-Free Summer

Playbook Positions:
-PHG – Down.
-SQ – Down. Long.
-DNKN – Down. Long.
-DIS – Down. Long.
-MCD – Down. Long.

Recommendations:
The Price of Profits
How They Got It So Wrong. Complacent Traders Stunned by BrExit

Companies mentioned:
-Google(GOOG)
-Tesla (TSLA)
-Solar City (SCTY)
-Costco (COST)
-American Express (AMEX)
-Visa (V)
-Citi (CITI)
-Apple (AAPL)
-McDonalds (MCD)

《向錢汗》 (Sweatin’ Money!) EP42: June 19, 2016

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

*Apologies to our iTunes and Google Play listeners. We are still over our cap for uploading audio for the month. In the meantime, if you can go onto our Youtube Page you can access the video.*

In this episode, we dabble in:

  • Microsoft buys LinkedIn.
  • BrExit worries, as vote nears, even after delay.
  • Negative German Bonds.
  • [Most of] Asia rises over the Brexit risks subside.

Sources:
Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn
Why Microsoft, With $100 Billion, Wants a Loan for LinkedIn
Fitch Places Micrsoft (MSFT) Ratings on Review for Downgrade Amid LinkedIn (LNKD) Deal
I’ve Slept on it –and I’m Still Baffled at Microsoft Buying LinkedIn for $26.2B
Why Micrsoft Wanted LinkedIn
Microsoft’s LinkedIn to Be Like Facebook for Careers, Gates Says
Will These Countries Ever Repay their Debts?
Deficits & Debts:

From GrExit to BrExit: How Greece’s ‘Ruination’ Revived Left-Wing Euroscepticism
Killing of British Politician Jo Cox Stuns Nation
GrExit to BrExit: “Be Careful What You Wish For!”
The BrExit Debate: What Happens if the UK Leaves the EU

Fed Keeps Interest Rates Unchaged, Signals Fewer Future Hikes
Yellen Says BrExit Vote Influenced Fed Call to Hold Rates Steady
German Bunds Reach New Milestone as Yield Declines Below Zero

Welcome to Your New Costco Anywhere Visa Card by Citi
Apple Ordered to Stop Selling iPohne 6 in China Following Patent Dispute

S&P500 Posts Worst Week Since April as Global Stress Burns Anew

[International Markets]
China Stock Market Draws Lower Open For Monday
Hong Kong Shares May Open in the Red

Playbook Positions:
-PHG – Down.
-SQ – Down. Long.
-DNKN – Up. Long.
-DIS – Down. Long.
-MCD – Doin’ Good. Long.

-CZR – Short
-MCD – Long
-DIS – Long

Settlement Finalized in Square Invention Dispute
Wall Street is Making Big Bucks From Overdraft Fees –Again
有線中國組: [滬迪士尼開幕]

ALBERT EDWARDS: ‘CONDITION RED ALERT’ –A Recession is Imminent
Four Risks That Could Push the U.S. Economy Into Recession
No Recession in Sight

Recommendations:
[None for the week.]

Companies mentioned:
-Microsoft (MSFT)
-LinkedIn (LNKD)
-Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)
-Exxon Mobil (XOM)
-Facebook (FB)
-Costco (COST)
-American Express (AMEX)
-Visa (V)
-Apple (AAPL)

《向錢汗》 (Sweatin’ Money!) EP41: June 12, 2016

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

*Apologies to our iTunes and Google Play listeners. We couldn’t upload the audio, because we went beyond our capacity. We’re working on the issue as we speak, but for the rest of the month, we’ve maxed out our capacity. In the meantime, if you can go onto our Youtube Page you can access the video.*

In this episode, we dabble in:

  • Line impending IPO: Long or short?
  • Next Financial Disaster: What does your city’s Stress test say?
  • Oil rally?
  • Asia falls over the Brexit looms.
  • China’s Debt: Will it crash its economy?

Sources:
Japan Marks Lowest-Ever Coupon on corporate Bond in Toyota Sale
Lone Wolf Saved by Soros Trounces Peers With $1-Billion Fund
Could This Be the Biggest Tech I.P.O. of the Year?
Warren Buffet Increases Stake in Phillips 66 (PSX, BRK.A)
Wal-Mart Teams with Uber, Lyft to Deliver Groceries (WMT)
Musk Says It’s ‘Obvious’ Model 3 Owners to Pay for Superchargers
Panama Papers Show How Rich United States Clients Hid Millions Abroad
San Francisco Is Bracing for Life After This Tech Bubble
Moody’s Stress Test Finds California Would Fare Porly In Recession
Which U.S. Cities Suffer the Most During a Recession?
U.S. Economic Outlook Brightens on Upbeat Job, Inventory Data
How Far Can Oil Rally? Investors Wager on Surge Above $100

[International Markets]
Stronger Yen Sees Stocks in Japan Open Lower
Time for MSCI to Back China Shares, Local Officials Say
Explosion at Shanghai Pudong International Airport Injures Four

Playbook Positions:
-PHG – Down.
-SQ – Down. Long.
-DNKN – Up. Long.
-DIS – Down. Long.
-MCD – Doin’ Good. Long.

-CZR – Short
-MCD – Long
-DIS – Long

McDonald’s: You Can Sneer, but it’s the Glue that Holds Communities Together
‘Massive Bailout’ Needed in China, Banking Analyst Chu Says
5 Ways to Profit From a China Downturn in 2014
How to Short China’s Stock Market with ETFs
Hedge Funds Betting Against China Eye “Soros Moment”
China’s Yuan Trade System to Open Branches in London, New York
ALBERT EDWARDS: ‘CONDITION RED ALERT’ –A Recession is Imminent
Four Risks That Could Push the U.S. Economy Into Recession
No Recession in Sight

Recommendations:
Economic Forecasting Survey

LAST WEEK‘sAAII Investor Sentiment Survey

Companies mentioned:
-Toyota (TOY)
-Twitter (TWTR)
-Facebook (FB)
-Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A)
-Phillips 66 (PSX)
-Conoco Phillips (COP)
-Wal-Mart (WMT)
-Amazon (AMZN)
-Tesla (TSLA)

《向錢汗》 (Sweatin’ Money!) EP40: June 5, 2016

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

In this episode, we dabble in:

  • Brexit looms.
  • US Job Growth low.
  • Energy concerns.
  • Robots taking jobs.
  • China and retirement population.

Sources:
How Will ‘Brexi’ Vote Go? Monty Python May Offer Clue
The UK’s EU Referendum: All You Need to Know
Seuth Meyers: “A Keener Glance”
Brewing Brexit’s Impact on U.K. Financial Services
How Should You Look At the Jobs Report? Try These Different Angles
‘Sizable’ Stock Market Sell-Off May Lie Ahead, Warns Oil Bear
Exxon, Chevron Shareholders Defeat Anti-Drilling Proposals
Japan’s Abe Exploring Delicate Timing of Tax Hike Decision
Foxconn Axes 60,000 Jobs in one Chinese Factory as Robots Take Over
Age Before Wealth
Untold Story of Saudi Arabian Debt Secret

[International Markets]
Today’s Trade: S&P/ASX200 Gains Ground As Top Miners Soar
NZX 50 Index Sets New Record and Continues Climbing
Nikkei Stumbles to Near 1-Month Low After U.S. Data Disappoints
China Stocks Drop on Growth Worries
台股震盪翻黑 電金急挫
Wharf Leads Hong Kong Landlords Higher as Retail Worries Subside

Playbook Positions:
-PHG – Up, but not fully recovered.
-SQ – Down. Long.
-DNKN – Up. Long.
-DIS – Not enough to cover fees. Long.

-CZR – Short
-MCD – Long
-DIS – Long

3 Reasons Square, Inc. Stock Could Rise
3 Reasons Square, Inc. Stock Could Fall
McDonald’s Sued by Blind Man for Discrimination at the Drive-Thru
McDonald’s ex-CEO: $15/hr Minimum Wage Will Unleash the Robot Revolution
Dunkin Donuts Adresses Customer Complaints With New App

Recommendations:
AAII Investor Sentiment Survey

Companies mentioned:
-Verizon (VZN)
-Hong Kong Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC)
-Wendy’s (WEN)