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.

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DHUnplugged #346: Giving You The Best Alternative Facts

President Trump – plenty of activities already with comments, executive orders and directives. Markets appear confused with all of the back and forth commentary from Twitter and official White House sources.

Earnings season is underway and there will be plenty of companies reporting over the next couple of weeks.

Alternative Facts have been around for a while withing the world of investing – we name some of the most common.

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DHUnplugged #345: Wait and See Mode

Markets have been digesting the gains since the election and now waiting to see if President-Elect Trump can implement some of the campaign promises.

Tax relief, regulatory reform, employment and GDP growth – what will become a reality and what will remain as hopeful ambitions?

Businesses are swooning over Trump and telling him what he wants to hear: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs – But are they saying anything more than they originally planned?

A few stock ideas, the results of the 2016 DHUnplugged CTP Cup and more.

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And The 2016 DHUnplugged CTP Cup Winner Is….

Congratulations to John Jeffers. He beat out all of the past winners from the 2016 Closest to The Pin competitions to claim this coveted award.

John came within 0.03% of the final value for the Dow Jones Industrial Average. That is pretty amazing considering all of the volatility that was seen.

Not only does John hold the title of Champion (along with bragging rights), but he was awarded some great prizes along with the Championship Trophy.

Listen in to DHUnplugged and find out when the next Closest to The Pin Contest is announced for your chance to enter.

DHUnplugged #344 – Let The Games Begin

2017 is here and we are ready to provide the latest on what is happening in markets and around the world.

Already algo trading is driving markets as there is plenty of economic news reported and Trump Tweeting ferociously.

A review of the best and worst sectors of 2016 and maybe what to expect in the year ahead…

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DHUnplugged #343: It’s a Wrap Rap

The last show of the year – and what a great year it has been! Markets providing great opportunities as news giving us endless topics to discuss.

Why do people listen to DHUnplugged? We have a good list of answers from listeners that you may want to hear. Also, some of the exciting things we did on the show during the 2016 year and what we learned this year that was important.

John and Andrew close out the year with some thoughts on what was, and what will be.


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DHUnplugged #342: What Are Animal Spirits Anyway?

The Fed finally hikes rates. Trump wins the election again.

Animal Spirits are alive and well – but what does that mean anyway?

We take a look at how in the world Uber is losing millions of dollars and how markets are reacting to the recent Fed rate hike.

Plus, another major breach at Yahoo!, Nike’s earnings and more…

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DHUnplugged #341: Approaching Nosebleed Territory?

Markets are on a march higher with the 20,000 mark just ahead for the DJIA. It appears that the momentum crowd is pushing so that they can get nosebleedready to put on their double party hats for the new year.

But, is are markets approaching nosebleed levels and ready for corrective action?

We take a good, hard look at the fundamentals underlying the rally and all of the important (and unimportant) business news.


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Another crisis, another move higher for markets. Italy’s NO vote was supposed to hit the Euro and the regions financial sector. It did, but just for about 20 minutes. Just one more crisis that turned out to be a reason to buy stocks.dh340

News of a new way to shop brought to us from Amazon, Trump’s Tweets and market news. All of this and much more on this jam-packed episode.


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DHUnplugged #339 – TrumpOnomics

Yes, they are calling it TrumpOnomics now. The idea that we will see a massive fiscal spend with the Republicans now going to be in control. trumponimics

GDP comes in strong, consumer confidence runs higher and now the probability for a Fed move in December is almost 100%

What next? DJIA 20,000, 25,000?

Fake news is helping the “real” news media it appears. Is there something more to this?

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