Tesla’s shares drop as Musk gives bizarre earnings call

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Description: CNBC’s Arjun Kharpal speaks about Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk’s recent lashing out at analysts. Tesla’s shares drop as Musk gives bizarre earnings call from CNBC. Source: CNBC.com – video report Date: May 03, 2018 Link: https://www.cnbc.com/video/2018/05/03/teslas-shares-drop-as-musk-gives-bizarre-earnings-call.html Questions for discussion: Summarize the issues faced by CEOs at public meetings with analysts? Do you think… Read more »

Kevin O’Leary on Tesla, buybacks and more Why an Investor Is Predicting Bitcoin Could Hit $700,000

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Description: Kevin O’Leary, O’Shares ETFs chairman, reacts to the latest news on stocks like Tesla’s interesting earnings call and his picks for the CNBC Stock Draft. Kevin O’Leary on Tesla, buybacks and more from CNBC. Source: CNBC.com – video report Date: May 03, 2018 Link: https://www.cnbc.com/video/2018/05/03/kevin-oleary-on-tesla-buybacks-and-more.html Questions for discussion: What is the basis for criticism… Read more »

Why Comcast and Goldman Sachs Just Put $100 Million Into Cleaning Up Wedding Planning

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Description: Weddings are both a joyous family affair and a tangle of moving parts — perhaps it’s the stress of making sure one Trump-voting aunt won’t be seated next to a Democratic in-law, or rerouting those flowers from the wrong location on the big day — that make the event notoriously stressful for both brides… Read more »

10-year Treasury yield hits 3%. Here’s what this means for your wallet

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Description: The yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury note broke above 3% on Tuesday, amid growing speculation that the Federal Reserve will be more aggressive in raising interest rates in 2018. Here’s what this means for you and your money. Source: MoneyWatch.com – video report Date: Apr 25, 2018 Link: https://www.marketwatch.com/video/explainomics/10-year-treasury-yield-hits-3-here-what-this-means-for-your-wallet/61F24A8D-6059-4418-8BC3-03FF7D92EF90.html Questions for discussion: Summarize… Read more »

Why an Investor Is Predicting Bitcoin Could Hit $700,000

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Description: The annual Sohn Investment Conference in New York is usually a place where Wall Street’s best hedge fund managers and investors present their top stock picks—from Amazon to Valeant Pharmaceuticals. And for the first time in the event’s 23-year history, one of those investors used the Sohn conference stage Monday to recommend a certain digital investment: Bitcoin…. Read more »

‘Big bear market’ for stocks lasting several months appears to have begun

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Description: The “big bear market” for stocks that market timer Tom McClellan has been expecting appears to have begun, as Tuesday’s broad selloff turned a key technical indicator down from an already negative position to convey a “promise” of lower lows. Source: MarketWatch.com Date: Apr 25, 2018 Link: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/big-bear-market-for-stocks-lasting-several-months-appears-to-have-begun-2018-04-25 Questions for discussion: What is the… Read more »

The world risks a full-blown oil shock within months

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Description: The world risks a full-blown oil shock within months as three geostrategic crises come to the boil and Saudi Arabia hints at US$100 crude, setting off a speculative scramble by commodity hedge funds. Source: FinancialPost.com Date: Apr 25, 2018 Link: http://business.financialpost.com/commodities/energy/oil-shock Questions for discussion: According to the article, why are oil prices likely to… Read more »

Most investors think 2018 is the peak year for stocks

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Description: The nine-year bull market might be on its last legs. Fifty-eight percent of global money managers surveyed by Bank of America Merrill Lynch think the stock market has already peaked or will later this year. Despite the market mayhem of recent months, the S&P 500 has quadrupled since its financial-crisis lowpoint in early 2009. Source: CNNMoney.com –… Read more »

Here’s what Wall Street analysts think of Netflix’s earnings

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Description: Wall Street weighed in on Netflix’s blockbuster earnings and subscriber numbers. They were largely bullish, pushing the stock even higher in premarket trading Tuesday. Source: CNBC.com – video report Date: Apr 17, 2018 Link: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/17/heres-what-wall-street-analysts-think-of-netflixs-earnings.html Questions for discussion: What do the analysts say about Netflix that should be key to investor decision-making today? Would you be a buyer?