Economy


DHUnplugged #270: Tick-Tock – Time Is Running Out

There are so many headwinds facing stocks that there will need to be a major catalyst to move markets higher from these levels. Potential rate hikes, obscene debt levels, Greece, Iran – just to name a few issues that could derail this longtime bull market. Time may be running out ahead of the next election […]

DHUnplugged #269: HumDrum – What Is Lurking Around the Corner?

Markets are sticking tightly to a range. Each little drop is met with buy…But something is lurking around the corner. We discuss some of the potential hazards in this market as well as the latest financial news you need to know. China is stealing our tech data, Google is getting into the agricultural business and […]

DHUnplugged #268: It’s All About That Rate, ‘Bout That Rate

Bond yields have been soaring around the world as smarter investors look at some of the ridiculous negative yields that have been forced by the ECB and Japan. We look why equities are in for some trouble if this trend continues. Some of the important news items are also discussed including the Verizon/AOL deal. Listen […]

DHUnplugged #267 – Stink-O Day My-O

Heads up! It is that all important day in history – the 5th of May that is celebrated with all sorts of gaseous food and tequila inspired cocktails. Markets were not celebrating though…. In this episode we discuss the markets, earnings as well as have a debate on the newly revived Wall Street Week television […]

DHUnplugged #266: This Is All It Takes….

It just takes a small leak and kaboom! We are living in a world of bits that are open to hackers – how can we be sure that we are safe? If President Obama’s emails were exploited, how can we expect ours to be safe? Twitter (TWTR) earnings were leaked and the stock took a […]

DHUnplugged #265: A Mega System-Wide Failure

It took 5 years to get to the bottom of the flash crash, John Corzine is contemplating a new hedge fund and all anyone wants to focus on is the Apple Watch. Something is wrong with the system… While we are at it, why does anyone care about fish pedicures? See this week’s stock picks […]

DHUnplugged #264: Planes, Trains, Ships and Groping

Markets are now in the throws of earnings season with some interesting news out of companies. Will investors notice that revenues are slipping and earnings are falling? What is with all of the odd stories in the transportation industry? We cover some that you will not believe. See this week’s stock picks HERE Follow John […]

DHUnplugged #263: Stop the Insanity – No More Chicken IPOs !!!

In this episode we discuss the big employment report and why markets rallied. We also take on the upcoming earnings season which kicks off with Alcoa after the close on Wednesday. Another chicken IPO is on the way – stop the insanity! Lots more and some important news/stock picks…. See this week’s stock picks HERE […]

DHUnplugged #262: Sell In May Keep Saint Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji Insan Away

What is in a name? What is in a headline? We take a look at the quarter that was and what we could be. India’s pop star singing his hit song “Love Charger” may be a reason to take a second look at stocks – this may note the high and looming correction. See this […]

DHUnplugged #261: No Patience, Death By Firing Squad

Markets loved Janet Yellen’s and rate decision by the Fed. The removal of the word “patient” does not mean that the Fed will be impatient with rates either. So, nothing to go on here. Utah approves Firing Squads, bedbugs invade New York and social media for cheating on tests. Lots to cover, so little time. […]