DHUnplugged #356: The Leaky Fed

In a startling admission, Richmond Fed President Jeffery Lacker admits he was the source of the Fed leak in 2012. Will this finally lift the veil and remove any credibility the Fed has with investors?

Quarterly numbers are in for markets and now it is time to see if earnings can hold up to expectations.

Tesla stock skyrockets after delivery beat – will this sky-high valuation be able to be maintained?


Continue reading…

Play

DHUnplugged #355: BLOCKED – No Repeal, No Replace

Political capital lost as the health care bill is pulled before the vote. How will this play out in markets as this has significant ramifications on the potential for tax cuts.

The markets are struggling with the idea that some of the planned for fiscal stimulus may be in limbo.  Still – consumer confidence clocks in at the highest rate in months.

More on Uber, Google ads and plenty of other fascinating topics to discuss.

 


Continue reading…

Play

DHUnplugged #354: The Red Phone

Markets are starting to realize that it may not be so easy for all of the promises come to fruition. From a quick reduction in taxes to a repeal and replace of the health care bill.

The US Dollar is sinking – even after the Fed hiked rates last week – what is going on?

China is causing some angst as banks are failing and the government is now coming in with monetary injections. Plus a look at the latest Apple product updates and some commentary on the Red Phone.


Continue reading…

Play

DHUnplugged #353: Up The Down Escalator

Markets are once again consolidating. The Fed looks as if it is going to hike rates again tomorrow and how will that play?

Inflation has been on the rise and while fiscal actions appear to be sparking interest in buying stocks, will the Fed pour cold water on the entire rally?

Gold down, oil down and the dollar is holding tight – plenty of items to cover in this episode.

 


Continue reading…

Play

DHUnplugged #352: Nothing To Worry About

Investors are in the mood to buy everything (aside from Gold) these days. Bitcoin hits a record, markets are vacillating near the highs and the VIX is once again hovering right around 11.

Even with some of the overbought readings – there seems no stopping this rally. There is seemingly nothing to worry about. But is there?

A look at the latest technological innovation in our time (think sex) and plenty of newsworthy topics explored in this episode.


Continue reading…

Play

DHUnplugged #351: You’re On Your Own

With President Trump unveiling some details on his plan to Congress today- will markets have a sell the news moment?

The DJIA marks history with a 12 day advance – not seen since 1987. Correlations are now being drawn to that historic year. and the event on Black Monday.

What we are looking at that will move markets and an update on the Weekly Stock Picks.


Continue reading…

Play

DHUnplugged #350: Your Job Is Being Replaced

Seems that upwards of 50% of jobs around the world will be replaced by robotics and automation over the coming decades.

Crude inventories are rising as is the price of oil. What is going on?

We take a look at the concern over sanctuary cities, market internals, world economics and more.


Continue reading…

Play

DHUnplugged #349: Trumpthusiasm

There is plenty of excitement about the potential for tax reform. Stocks are showing extraordinary resilience in the face of headwinds and the uptrend continues. According to Goldman Sachs – Trumpthusiasm is running out. But is it really?

New highs for markets and the concern that the Fed may become more hawkish is swirling around.

Passenger drones, Twitter’s earnings and Playboy’s decision to go back to nudies.  Plenty of items on the list to discuss today and not to forget that we are now streaming LIVE at 9pm with a listener chatroom – every Tuesday.


Continue reading…

Play

DHUnplugged #348: EuroZone on The Rocks

There is trouble in the EuroZone and unfortunately, nothing has changed over there.

Employment reports continue to provide evidence that the U.S. economy is strong, even as there is some weakness outside of our borders. From what it seems, that is the plan as protectionism is on the rise.

Plenty of items on the list to discuss today and not to forget that we are now streaming LIVE at 9pm with a listener chatroom – every Tuesday.


Continue reading…

Play

DHunplugged #347: Trading Trump Tweets

Tweets by President Trump have been causing some market chaos. Traders have been trying to get a handle on the way to best use these to their benefit, but it is not an easy task.

Earnings season is now showing a much different outcome than was seen in the first week as many companies are having a difficult time with the high dollar and global market conditions.

There is plenty to discuss and we are on the job – bringing you the best in finance and ideas to profit.


Continue reading…

Play