《向錢汗》(Sweatin’ Money) EP15: Cyber Monday 2015

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

In this episode, we dabble in:

  • -Retail Slump Industry-wide

Online Sales Already Spiking Leading into Black Friday
Pfizer Didn’t Need an Inversion to Avoid Paying US Taxes
Target and PayPal Sites Report Problems on Cyber Monday
IMF Gives China’s Currency Prized Reserve Asset Status

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


Companies mentioned:
Target (TGT)
PayPal (PYPL)
Conoco Phillips (COP)
Mobil-Exxon (XOM)

《向錢汗》(Sweatin’ Money) EP14: SQ, V, MA, AAPL, TWTR, PFE, AGN, WMT, MCD

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

In this episode, we dabble in:

  • Square IPO and the CEO.
  • Airport strikes.
  • Oil prices.
  • Pfizer and Allergan merger.

Consumer Prices Rose, Government Says
Square Prices Shares at $9 in Long-Awaited IPO
《向錢汗》Sweatin’ Money Episode 4 (Expanding on Square’s services)
Investors ‘Swipe-Right’ in Tinder-Owner Match’s Debut
CalPERS Vote to Lower Investment Return Target Draws Governor’s Ire
Airport Workers Going on Strike
Oil Ends Steady; Saudi Pledge, Glut Worry Causes Wild Ride
Thanksgiving Gas Prices Will Be Cheapest Since 2008
UnitedHealth Warns It May Exit ObamaCare Plans
What You Need To Know About the Merger of Pfizer Allergan

Dow Jones Industrial Average Gains Lead By Enthusiasm for Apple Inc. Shares; US Markets Shrug At Paris Counterterror Raid

Strong Sells at Wal-Mart, Home Depot, and TJX
McDonalds is Killing the Dollar Menu -Here’s What They’re Doing Instead

Investing Strategies:
Return on Investment vs Internal Rate of Return

Stock Picking Won’t Make You a Billionaire

Companies mentioned:
Square Inc (SQ)
Visa (V)
MasterCard (MA)
Apple (AAPL)
Twitter (TWTR)
Pfizer Inc(PFE)
Allergan (AGN)
McDonald’s (MCD)


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) Ep11:

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

In this episode, we dabble in:

  • Volkswagen’s other companies were also cheating.
  • El Niño’s effects on commodities.
  • Hewlett Packard (HPQ) splits into two companies.
  • Proposition F, and AirBnB
  • Walgreens (WBA) buys Rite-Aid (RAD)

10,000+ More Volkswagen Vehicles Have Emissions Cheating Mechanisms, EPA Says
This is What El Niño Will Do to the Global Economy
Inside the Secretive Circle That Rules a $14 Trillion Market
China Global Investment Tracker
Boardroom Compensation Made This Man a Billionaire
Split HP Will Help Firms Transform at Warp Speed: Whitman
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) Complete Separation
City of San Francisco Initiative to Restrict Short-Term Rentals, Proposition F (November 2015)
Giant Pharmacy Merger: Walgreens Buys Rite Aid in $17.2 Billion Deal

Where To Put Your Cash? A House or a Stock?
Selling Stocks to Buy a Home? How to Do It Right
Nightly Business Report: November 2, 2015

Companies mentioned:
Volkswagen (VLKAY,VLKPY)
Merck (MRK)
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN)
Hewlett Packard Company (HPQ)→ Hewlett Packard Inc. (HPQ)+ Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)
Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA)
Rite Aid (RAD)
Office Depot(ODP)
Staples Inc (SPLS)

《向錢汗》(Sweatin’ Money) Ep10: UPS, FDX, FCAU, GM, C, VLKPY, GOOG, GOOGL, HSBC, RACE

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 tenth episode:

In this episode, we dabble in:

  • OBOR and the Chinese economy.
  • strikes.
  • OPEC gaining back its marketshare.
  • RMB as a reserve currency.
  • Aside from VW, aftermarket parts and emissions.
  • Google’s number games.
  • Student loan companies.
  • Economies that might be in trouble.
  • Company handling Ferrari’s IPO.

The Belt, the Road and the PLA
UAW sets Sunday midnight strike deadline for General Motors
OPEC Is About to Crush the U.S. Oil Boom
IMF Seen Approving Yuan As “Reserve Currency”
It’s Not Just VW: A Robust Market For Reprogramming Vehicles
Google Announces Stock Buyback as Earnings Rise
Court Rules That Student Loan Company Isn’t Above the Law
14-2202 Lee Pele v. Pennsylvania Higher Education 2015-05-12
UBS: This is How Troubles in the Bond Market Could Impact Stocks
From Ferrari to Facebook: the incredible client list of Wall Street’s most secretive firm
United Parcel Service Service Inc. Pilots Unions Vote to Call Strike

Investing Strategies:
Investopedia definition: Breakout

“Inside Job” the documentary narrated by Matt Damon

Companies mentioned:
United Parcel Service (UPS)
FedEx (FDX)
Fiat Chrysler (FCAU)
General Motors (GM)
Citi (C)
Volkswagen (VLKPY)
Google’s (GOOG)
Alphabet (GOOGL)
Hong Kong Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC)
Ferrari (RACE)

《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 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.

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

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.

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)