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 […]
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 […]
Guest, John Williams of ShadowStats.com explains some of the odd changes to the statistical calculations for some of the most important economic report and how they look from his vantage point. As we know, there has been a good deal of excitement over the unemployment rate, GDP and manufacturing reports –...
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 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 […]
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 breah at Yahoo!, […]
Guest, Brad Baldridge helps to explain what is going on with the spike in college costs. More importantly he provides some ways to plan better for the upcoming day that junior is off to that high-priced university.
What about gold and the gold miners? What to expect in the coming weeks...
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 ready 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 […]
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. News of a new way to shop brought to us from Amazon, […]
Guest, Jack Vogel, PHD brings us a detailed look at momentum investing. By using quantitative research through filters and screens, Jack finds what is working and what is not. Building and then deciding on which stocks to invest in with a momentum basis is one way to approach investing.
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. 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 […]
We have all seen the headlines by now that fake news is invading every area of traditional and social media. But is this headline a fake as well? How we can stay ahead of the curve as investors and weed out the good and bad news. What to watch and...