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

In this episode, we dabble in:

  • Market reactions after paris terrorist attacks.
  • Marriott buys Starwood.
  • OECD’s predictions of China’s lowering economic growth rate.
  • Alibaba’s Singles’ Day, makes billions in a single day.
  • Tax evaders’ lack of punishment, and moral hazard
  • IMF currency reserve

Global Markets Brace for Short-lived Jolt after Paris Attacks
With Marriott Starwood Deal, What Happens to Points Program?
US Charges THree in Huge Cyberfraud Targeting JPMorgan, Others
OECD sees China growth slowing to 6.5pct in 2016, 6.2 pct in ’17
Alibaba’s Singles Day Smashes Online Shopping Records
London Mansion Prices Fall 11.5% as Home ‘Bubble’ May Have Burst
UAW Extends Deadline for Ratification of GM Labor Deal
Do Tax Evaders Really Blow the Whistle on Themselves?
Treasuries Gain as Fed Speakers See Cautious Path to Rate Boost
What is the IMF’s Currency Basket?

Wall Street Drops, Posts Worst Week Since August

McDonald’s CEO Says No Plan to Spin off Properties into REIT
McDonald’s Shares Were Just Halted and Everyone Is Already Guessing Why
Buffett Cuts Goldman, Wal-Mart Stakes Ahead of $30B Deal

Investing Strategies:
Security Analysis


Companies mentioned:
Marriot International (MAR)
Starwood Hotels & Resorts (HOT)
Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (STWD)
Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust (SWAY)
E*Trade (ETFC)
TD Ameritrade (AMTD)
News Corp (NWSA)
Alibaba (BABA)
Amazon (AMZN)
General Motors (GM)
Thomson Reuters (TRI)
McDonalds (MCD)
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A, BRK.B)
Goldman Sachs (GS)
Wal-Mart (WMT)

《向錢汗》(Sweatin’ Money) Ep12: Match.com, PIMCO, TGT, C, COST, WMT, AMZN, BABA, AAPL, MCD, MSFT, KO

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

In this episode, we dabble in:

  • Match.com’s valuation.
  • PIMCO tries to dismiss a lawsuit.
  • Target stays open on Thanksgiving
  • Black Friday’s Coming up: A look at some major retailers.
  • Alibaba’s lawsuits, and Jack Ma’s comments.

The Company Behind Tinder & OKCupid Says its Worth $3.1-Billion
PIMCO Calls William Gross Lawsuit “Legally Groundless”
Target Keeps Thanksgiving Opening at 6p.m. On the Holiday
Costco vs Traget vs Walmart: Citi Takes a Look at this Retail Battle
BABA Stock: Why Jim Chanos is Wrong on Alibaba Group Holding Limited
Alibaba’s Jack Ma Says No Chance of Settlement With Kering
Is Faraday Apple’s Automotive ‘Beard’?

Wall St. Drops 1% as Rate Hike Looms

McDonalds, Microsoft a Sell For Retail Investors After Earnings Pushed Stocks Higher

Investing Strategies:
How to Invest Using Direct Stock Purchase Plans

How to Create Your Own Bloomberg-Killer For Under $1000
16 Powerful Functions That Show Why WallStreeters Can’t Live Without Their Bloomberg Terminals

Companies mentioned:
Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO)
Target (TGT)
Citi (C)
Costco (COST)
Wal-Mart (WMT)
Amazon (AMZN)
Alibaba (BABA)
Apple (AAPL)
McDonalds (MCD)
Microsoft (MSFT)
Coca-Cola (KO)

《向錢汗》(Sweatin’ Money) Ep9: TM, COST, Amex, DFS, WMT, WTW, UBS, BRK.A, BRK.B, CNI, WM, .DJI

In this episode, we propose stalking Oprah for stock tips, while we selfishly guard our own identities –especially 篋神 (Gibson)’s!

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

In this episode, we dabble in:

  • TPP.
  • ISIS and Hilux Trucks.
  • American Express finding partners.
  • Oprah buys weight watchers.
  • Apple patents and originality.
  • Conflict of interest over Johnson Controls ruling.
  • McDonalds breakfast all-day, everyday!

Trans-Pacific free trade deal agreed creating vast partnership
Trans-Pacific Partnership offers dairy sector good news, bad news and a question mark
TPP or not TPP? What’s the Trans-Pacific Partnership and should we support it?
Why China Doesn’t Mind Being Left Out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Hillary Clinton’s U-turn on TPP deal has team working overtime ahead of debate
U.S. to Toyota: How come ISIS drives so many of your trucks?
How Bad Will It Get for American Express?
CORRECTED-Sam’s Club to accept American Express credit cards
Oprah buys 10% of Weight Watchers, stock soars
UBS: This is How Troubles in the Bond Market Could Impact Stocks
This is What Bill Gates’s Portfolio Looks Like
University of Wisconsin-Madison wins $234 million from Apple in patent suit
Russian Hackers of Dow Jones Said to Have Sought Trading Tips
Supreme Court Justice Hears Case Unaware of Stock Conflict

Investing Strategies:
Investopedia definition: Breakout

“Inside Job” the documentary narrated by Matt Damon

Companies mentioned:
Toyota Motors (TM)
Costco (COST)
American Express (AMEX)
Discovery Financial Services (DFS)
Wal-Mart (WMT)
Weight Watchers (WTW)
United Bank of Scotland (UBS)
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A, BRK.B)
Waste Management (WM)
Apple (AAPL)
Dow Jones (.DJI)
Johnson Controls Inc (JCI)
McDonald’s (MCD)

《向錢汗》 (Sweatin’ Money) Episode 8: MCD, KO, BUD, V

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 eighth episode:

In this episode, we dabble in:

  • Trump tax rules.
  • Royal Saudis pulling money out of markets.
  • EMVs
  • Companies statements about FIFA standing President

Trump Reveals Tax Plans

Saudi Arabia Withdrawing Assets
US Stores Chip and Pin Credit Cards Deadline Today Not Ready
What is EMV?
EMV Is No Silver Bullet for Payment Card Security
Jefferies: China’s Demand For Oil Is Completely Misunderstood By the Market
McDonalds, Coca Cola Call FIFA President Sepp Blatter Resign Immediate Effect Sponsors Demand Credible Sustainable Reform

Investing strategies at a look:
Penny stocks

No recommendations for this week.

Companies mentioned:
McDonald’s (MCD)
Coca-Cola (KO)
Anheuser-Busch (BUD)

《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.

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

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

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”


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.

《向錢汗》 (Sweatin’ Money) Episode 3

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

In this episode, we dabble in: Why the heck is the stock market going up and down so much? We talk about China, and the Fed rate hike.

Please enjoy, and feel free to comment.

Just a note, we will have to change schedules from releasing the podcast on Fridays, to Sundays. We apologize for the inconvenience, and the lack of extra different slides outside of the warning. We’re working out some of the bugs, so please be patient with us! Thanks!

《向錢汗》 (Sweatin’ Money) Episode 2

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

In this episode, we dabble in: Investing strategies (Averaging, cross-overs)

Topics talked about:
Things affecting the US stock market drop for the week of August 17-21 2015: China’s stock drop, China’s currency devaluation, Greek Prime Minister Tsipras resigns, Euro confidence; Home Depot business strategies vs suburban sprawl, Gold, reverse ETFs.

Companies mentioned today:
Honda (HMC)
Tesla (TSLA)
Toyota (TM)
Wal-Mart (WMT)
Home Depot (HD)
“Fox news” → News Corp (NWSA)
“Nightly Business Report” → Comcast (CMCSA)
Market Forecast → TD Ameritrade (AMTD)


筪神 (Gibson) says… “hold onto cash” or “reversing ETFs”
阿江 (Cong) recommends… David Settle’s Market Forecast (https://www.youtube.com/user/InvestoolsCommentary)

Please enjoy, and feel free to comment.