《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.

《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)

Links:
http://www.investopedia.com/ask/answers/06/differencebetweenmas.asp
http://www.investopedia.com/university/movingaverage/movingaverages4.asp

Recommendations:
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.