Economy


DHUnplugged 253: The Apple Monster Is Sitting Pretty

Apple (AAPL) blows away earnings and revenue estimates – and iPhone sales are off the charts. We look at this and how IBM (IBM), Caterpillar (CAT) and other stocks are showing a much different picture. The U.S. Dollar rally may be stalling, Crude oil, Quantitative Easing and all the important stories of the week – […]

DHUnplugged #252: A Really Really Stupid Idea

Webvan meets Uber  – how is this plan going to work? Moreover, Instacart just got a $220 million capital infusion… Really? We discuss this as well as the important news of the week. Market action, stocks along with some of the business news that will shape the upcoming investing landscape.     Podcast: Play in […]

DHUnplugged #251: Oil to $40, $30, $20 or Back to $75?

India is tracking toilet use and oil is skidding toward zero – both ridiculous ideas in their own right. In this episode, we discuss the names that are poised to pop and the positions that we are removing from our “pick list” from 2014. Uber is under siege in South Africa, bond yields are plummeting […]

DHUnplugged #250: Dvorak Nailed It!

In the year’s final episode, we discuss the best and worst stocks of the year as well as predictions for next year. We also discuss some of the more important news items. A review of the top stock picks we made during 2014 and our clunkers.   Top and bottom “closed” picks from 2014 Podcast: […]

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 […]