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Investment U #Trending: Today’s Top Financial News in 5 Minutes or Less
3 minutes | Jan 16, 2015
1/15/2015: Golden Globes For Amazon & Bankruptcy For RadioShack
In this week's #Trending podcast, we discuss Amazon's big Golden Globes win and what it means for the company. Plus: The RadioShack bankruptcy, Carlos Slim's latest purchase, ESPN's college football win and more.
4 minutes | Jan 9, 2015
1/9/2015: Sling TV & The Great Bitcoin Robbery
In this week's podcast, we discuss oil's continuing decline, Dish TV's potential cable-killer and the latest $5.2 million bitcoin heist. Plus why Apple's just been sued... twice.
3 minutes | Jan 2, 2015
1/2/2015: $30 Oil, AirAsia QZ8501 & GM's First Recall of 2015
In this week's podcast, we discuss the possibility of $30 oil, AirAsia's missing Flight QZ8501 and General Motors' first recall of the New Year. Plus: Where stocks ended up at the end of 2014 and more.
4 minutes | Dec 19, 2014
12/19/2014: Making Nice with Cuba & Responding to North Korea
In this week's podcast, we discuss President Obama's surprise announcement regarding Cuba and why the Sony hack is a "serious national security matter." Also: How comments from Janet Yellen sent the Dow up 421 points, T-Mobile's new (and unprecedented) data plan and GM's response to the falling Ruble.
4 minutes | Dec 12, 2014
12/12/2014: Abercrombie Drops Jeffries & Detroit Sheds $7B Of Debt
In this week's podcast, we talk about Mike Jeffries' decision to "retire" as CEO of Abercrombie & Fitch, Detroit's future now that it's clear of bankruptcy and the Fed's new rules for big banks. Also: Microsoft's bitcoin policy and more.
4 minutes | Dec 5, 2014
12/5/2014: Black Friday, Cheap Gas & Amazon Toilet Ads
And we’re back from the Thanksgiving Break. In this week's episode, we talk about disappointing Black Friday sales, $1.99 gasoline and why Amazon is following consumers into the restroom. Plus: A new survey that says 80% of Americans aged 60-75 are "illiterate" when it comes to retirement knowledge.
4 minutes | Nov 21, 2014
11/21/2014: Drone Drama & Low Gas Prices for the Holidays
In this edition of the Investment U #Trending podcast, we discuss the latest FAA drone ruling, why Ford shares spiked this week and why Uber’s CEO just went on a Twitter rant. Plus: Cheap gas prices and some depressing retirement savings statistics.
4 minutes | Nov 14, 2014
11/14/2014: Wall Street Gets Fined $4B & Millennials Give Up On Saving
In this week's podcast, we discuss YouTube's new music service, how Alibaba made $2 billion in one hour and why millennials aren't saving money. Plus: Obama's fight for net neutrality, Wall Street's $4.3 billion fine and more.
3 minutes | Nov 7, 2014
11/7/2014: The GOP Boosts Stocks, Alibaba Beats Expectations & Ford Issues a Re-Recall
In this week's podcast, we discuss the effect the midterm elections had on stocks, Alibaba's first earnings report as a publicly-traded company and Ford's RE-recall of over 40,000 vehicles. Plus: AAA's prediction for gas prices during the holiday season and some bad news for TripAdvisor.
4 minutes | Oct 31, 2014
10/31/2014: Apple Gets Dissed, AT&T Gets Sued & The Wealth Gap Widens
In our “Halloween Spooktacular,” we discuss the latest drama surrounding Apple Pay, why the Federal Trade Commission is suing AT&T and why Facebook shares took a sudden dive this week. Plus: The widening wealth gap in the United States and overseas.
3 minutes | Oct 24, 2014
10/24/2014: AAPL Breaks $100, Retirees Get a Raise & Toys "R" Us Outlaws Dolls w/ Meth
In this week's episode, we discuss Amazon's new deal with Simon & Schuster, changes coming to your 401(k) in 2015 and how a Florida mom got Toys "R" Us to pull Breaking Bad dolls from its shelves. Plus: Apple’s latest surge and why retirees are about to get a raise.
4 minutes | Oct 16, 2014
10/17/2014: Chrysler Returns, HBO Cuts the Cord & Ireland Fights Inversion
In this week's episode, we discuss Chrysler's big return to the NYSE, HBO's plan to "cut the cord" and why Ireland is about to make it harder for U.S. corporations to invert. Also: Snapchat's leak and Google's latest plan to take on Amazon.
4 minutes | Oct 10, 2014
10/10/2014: Carlos Slim, Falling Stocks & Comcast’s Latest Blunder
In this week’s episode, we talk about Carlos Slim’s thoughts on a 3-day work week, the best and worst days for stocks in 2014, and how Comcast may have actually gotten a customer fired. Plus: JPMorgan’s non-response to its latest cyber breach and more.
4 minutes | Oct 3, 2014
10/3/2014: Ebola, Happy Madison & The “Ray Rice Video for the Financial Sector”
In our inaugural podcast, we discuss Adam Sandler’s new deal with Netflix, a surprising response to the Ebola crisis, and the “Ray Rice video for the financial sector.”
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