DHUnplugged #296: Market In a Funk Over Junk

The countdown until the Fed rate decision is getting down to the last few hours. Markets seem “prepared” for a hike and then some very dovish commentary to follow. Will this cause the U.S. dollar to rally or will we see an unwind of risk assets? On the table for discussion is the recent and […]

DHUnplugged #295: Central Bankers GONE WILD

It has been a wild ride for currency markets. Central banks may have actually gone too far and markets are starting to see notable price movements. Last week may have been the tip of the iceberg. We also discuss some of the important news of the week as well as the market outlook. See this […]

DHUnplugged #294: Santa or Grinch Markets?

The end of the year is just weeks away and there is plenty of news that will shape markets. Seasonally, this is a bullish time, but we discuss some of the potential headwinds that may hinder further upside. China’s currency was approved by the IMF in the global Special Drawing Rights basket – what implications […]

DHUnplugged #293: Facebook (FB) Exploiting Your Misery

It will be a holiday shortened week, long on news. The recent geopolitical reports have had little effect on markets as end of year programs are set to buy mode. Some interesting moves on a few stocks are discussed and what is really behind the new Facebook  Take-a-Break feature. See this week’s stock picks HERE […]

DHUnplugged #292: The “We-Are-Fearless” Rally

With terrorist acts in Paris, most would have thought that global markets would have seen selling. Not so! We take a look at what is behind the buying frenzy and the potential winners are losers. Japan is back in recession, copper prices are plunging and still no fear… BUY BUY BUY! If you are wondering […]

DHUnplugged #291: Wake Up – The Fed Already Raised Rates

The Fed has already tightened simply by voicing the potential to tighten. The U.S. Dollar has surged and the Euro and Yen have tumbled. That in itself will create tighter economic conditions for the U.S. markets. Short sellers beware: The SEC wants to know more about your activity. Plus we take a look into the […]

DHUnplugged #290: Behind The Curtain

October was one heck of a month for equities. What will November hold for investors? John and Andrew discuss some of the more important news of the week and look into some of the information behind the scenes. Some crazy news out of Amazon and a look into why Apple is announcing a price cut […]

DHUnplugged #289: A Deep Dive Into Dirty Dishwashers

In this episode we take a closer look at earnings and some of the reasons why markets have been trending higher. From the severe drop in August/September to the turnaround in October, what is different? Plus, an deep exploration of why your dishes are not getting clean. This is not to be missed! Twitter (TWTR), […]

DHUnplugged #288: The Power of Oprah and Breakfast

Earnings are not looking so good. Even as 54% of companies are beating lowered estimates, investors are not thrilled. Are we seeing an earnings recession? Investors threw another tantrum when the Fed discussed raising rates and now seem a bit more content that they pulled back on that idea. Even so, how long can this […]

DHUnplugged #287: An Unfortunate Reality Check

It is earnings season and we are not getting numbers that are kicking up sentiment. If anything, it is adding to the general angst that has been living underneath these markets for some time. Playboy Magazines are discontinuing fully nude photos – what is the world coming to? See this week’s stock picks HERE Follow […]