Economy


DHUnplugged #249: Russian Ruble Roulette

The Russian Ruble is in free-fall and that is causing ripples around the world. U.S. bonds are at the lowest yield in more than a year and oil continues to tumble. Central banks, ugly Hanukkah trees and oyster herpes are all important topics flushed out in this episode. See this week’s stock picks HERE Some […]

DHUnplugged #248: Sub $2 Gasoline and $130 Über Bribes

Uber is under attack. Here in the United States and around the world, governments are trying to impose regulations on the taxi/driver start-up. The world markets are going a bit bonkers. Greece down 12.5%, China off by 5% and oil slides while gold shines.   See this week’s stock picks HERE. Podcast: Play in new […]

DHUnplugged #247: This Is The Real Reason Oil Tanked

In this episode we explore the reasons why Black Friday weekend was a bust. The National Retail Federation expected +4% as compared to last year and now we are seeing that it was more like -11%. Why? We explain. The real reason oil dropped and some investing ideas that may be profitable from the move. […]

DHUnplugged #246: LinkedIn Gets Face-Planted and Movado’s Time Is Up

Facebook is stepping into LinkedIn’s core business, this can’t be good and we take a look back in time at what we predicted for Movado and other mid-level watch makers. A great chart that explains how the media coverage of Ebola influenced markets and a discussion about the important news of the last week.   […]

DHUnpplugged #245:Blame It On The Polar Vortex

Earnings season is coming to an end, markets are overbought and central bankers are on tilt. How about Alibaba and their record sales on Singles Day? In this episode we discuss everything from Comcast’s poor service to some ideas for investing and back to strange news of the day. AND, already we are hearing excuses […]

DHUnplugged # 244: The Sharks are Circling

Facebook (FB) and Twitter (TWTR) fail to impress investors with their latest earnings reports/outlook. Markets are reaching overheated levels as October has swung from losses to gains on major indices. To Quarantine or not to Quarantine, that is the question…. We also explore ApplePay as well as the drop in music sales at the iTunes […]

DHUnplugged #242: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Markets are seeing selling with high volume. Is this the one everyone has been waiting for, or just another buy-the-dip moment? We discuss some of the Ebola related stocks, some interesting tech innovations as well as the meltdown we are seeing with global stock markets. Perhaps the Fed will be so kind as to put […]

DHUnplugged #241: Break Out The Gas Masks !

A case of Ebola in the U.S. spooks markets but is great for a few stocks which have potential vaccines. Airline stocks are hit on the news as well. We discuss the strength of the U.S. dollar and the knock on effects it has for Gold, Silver and other commodities. GoPro (GPRO) is part of […]

DHUnplugged #240: Skynet Is Going To Crash Markets

We look at the next possible reason for a stock market crash. Find out more and why this may be already in the works. Inversions are out, markets are worried and much more in this episode. We also cover, the new iPhone, the most expensive apartment ever and some stocks to watch. StocktoberFest is coming […]

DHUnplugged #239: Say Goodbye To The Taxi Industry

So much to discuss. The new iPhone, China’s economic woes, Band Practice, fake beheadings,  and the death of the taxi industry via Uber. We also spend some time looking at a few stocks, the recent stimulus that is being offered by the bank of China and how the market magically popped today. Let’s not forget […]