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4 minutes | Feb 5, 2021
Roaring Kitty headed to Congress, Elon Musk trolling Dogecoin, and the economy is improving
In tonight's Nightly Business Review, I take a look at the day's top business news headlines. On today's episode, we take a look at Keith Gill, aka TheRoaringKitty, and his potential trouble with congress. We look at how his interaction with GameStop's stock could be problematic. Next, we look at the rise of Dogecoin and ask if Elon Musk is essentially orchestrating a pump and dump on this crypto? Plus, the Economy continues to improve. Initial Jobless Claims were down to 779,000. We ask: is an improving US economy responsible for the mania in the stock market? Chapter Markers: 00:00 -- Introduction00:15 -- Keith Gill and GameStop Short Squeeze to Congress01:43 -- Is Elon Musk Trolling Dogecoin and all cryptos?02:55 -- The US Economy is Improving with Good Initial Claims Numbers Find More @ So Know This Find More @ YouTube
31 minutes | Dec 17, 2020
Bitcoin 40k, Tesla as a risk to the S&P 500, & Retail Sales and much more. Business/Economy.
In this edition of the Coffee Bean, sku looks at the day's top business news. $40,000 Bitcoin. You ain’t seen nothing yet & Tesla Danger to the S&P 500, and more. Let's talk about global macro; look at the news; and make sense of the world of business, the economy, and your money. Start Here -- Introductions and Purpose. Inflation in Canada, US, and the world. Vanguard ETF VOO now has a 1 Trillion dollars. Retail sales were down by 1.1% in November. FinTwit Donald J. Trump not welcome in Mar-a-Lago Analysis of job hiring and separations. Bicton evaluation as it hits historic highs. Upgrades and Downgrades. DAL upgraded. UAL downgraded. Tesla going into the S&P 500 and the risks it could pose. High implied volatility across the volatility curve of SPX. NO FINANCIAL ADVICE GIVEN and NOTHING ABOVE SHOULD BE CONSTRUED AS FINANCIAL ADVICE.
6 minutes | Dec 9, 2020
Robinhood IPO & Goldman Sachs, lemme tell you what this means.
The news just broke that Robinhood Markets Inc., has elected Goldman Sachs to lead preparations for an initial public offering (IPO). Robinhood is looking to be valued more than $20 Billion. It is a game changer for the retail broker industry. And, if successful, this IPO will have ramifications across all of fintech. In a relaxed way, I cover the day's most important business news. All without jargon; and, in a simplified manner. Never Dumbed Down. ✔ Business News You Can Use Playlist:
13 minutes | Dec 8, 2020
Business News Plainly Explained for Non Business People. Now: Facebook, Brexit, Metals & Mayweather.
In today's Business News You Can Use: I plainly explain what the latest Brexit news means, I look at the rising prices of metals and what that means for our Economy. I look at the marketing dollars of the Mayweather Paul fight, and the trouble IAC Interactive has gotten with Google. And, finally, we look at the newest coming member of the Trillion Dollar Club: Facebook. ✔ Business News You Can Use Playlist:
3 minutes | Dec 4, 2020
What can China's GDP Tell Us about the Health of America?
Here's why China is going to lead the global economy opening up. Their GDP numbers suggest that China will have faster and higher growth. In this episode of Business News You Can Use, SKU explains the reasons why exports and domestic consumption give them an edge Also, In the mean time: 50 FREE slots available for my course: https://skl.sh/3fSGXnP Sources: "...China’s growth is likely to be above the global average this year and next. And stronger growth in China - the only major economy expected to grow positively on average in 2020 - is important in the context of an increasingly bipolar world, with the U.S. and China set to be the dual engines of growth." YouTube: https://youtube.com/soknowthis
11 minutes | Dec 3, 2020
Let's Federal Reserve, Economy, Beige Book, and Chill
A look at the beige book, economy, and stock markets. Economy Crashing! The Federal Reserve Beige Book was released. And, the situation did not look good for the economy as a whole. But, in the data, there were many points that showed that US economy is on the right path. Naysayers were sent packing. #FederalReserve #SoKnowThis #Economy The Beige Book Bandwagon has arrived! Join my Substack: https://businessnews.substack.com/ Playlist of Economy Business Wall Street #Shorts https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPk0DTaUetS4i-nfKo63uxumHQpitktlZ From the Federal Reserve: “Four districts described little or no growth, and five narratives noted that activity remained below pre-pandemic levels for at least some sectors,” Citations: Minutes of the Board's discount rate meeting from October 5 through November 5, 2020. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. (2020). Retrieved 2 December 2020, from https://www.federalreserve.gov/newsevents/pressreleases/monetary20201201a.htm Hawaii and Nevada have the nation's highest unemployment rate. (2020). Retrieved 2 December 2020, from https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2020/hawaii-and-nevada-have-the-highest-unemployment-rates-in-october-2020.htm Kemp, J. (2020). Fingfx.thomsonreuters.com. Retrieved 2 December 2020, from https://fingfx.thomsonreuters.com/gfx/ce/nmopadggava/GLOBAL%20DISTILLATE%20MARGINS%20(DEC%202020).pdf Fed sees moderate U.S. growth with virus causing slowdowns. Pensions & Investments. (2020). Retrieved 2 December 2020, from https://www.pionline.com/economy/feds-beige-book-shows-overall-moderate-growth-some-slowdowns San Francisco District, F. (2020).Education | What is the Beige Book, and what role does it play in setting interest rates for monetary policy?. Frbsf.org. Retrieved 2 December 2020, from https://www.frbsf.org/education/publications/doctor-econ/2003/november/monetary-policy-beige-book-interest-rates/
4 minutes | Nov 25, 2020
Business News You Can Use Wednesday Nov 25
In this episode of Business News You Can Use: I've got 4 stories for you: Why long term holding often times is seen only in hindsight. The enduring power of the video game industry over the music industry. Why car prices are only going to go higher. Global stock markets are about to be worth a cool 100 Trillion Dollars in total value! Business News that you can use. Through our Business Snippets, gain insights into Global Macro: MONEY. ECONOMY. BUSINESS. MARKETS. My Mission: No Fluff. To the Point. ALWAYS CLICK-BAIT FREE. See These on YouTube
9 minutes | Nov 19, 2020
Bill Gates on Business Travel and Real Estate Investments
In tonight's episode of Business News You Can use: Microsoft founder Bill Gates says that he expects business travel to slow down dramatically. SKU provides some analysis and looks at the reasons why local real estate prices and commercial rates go up when a more educated workforce enters a region. Playlist of Business News You Can Use:https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPk0DTaUetS46KBM3V9YNw8vSU5DPUNPG Listen on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/business-news-you-can-use/id1538786267 Listen on Amazon Alexa: ➡ https://www.amazon.com/CoCare360-So-Know-This/dp/B08N6KTC9Y/ Sources: Statista. 2020. Corporate Travel: Companies By Booked Air Volume US 2019 | Statista. [online] Available at: https://www.statista.com/statistics/254078/companies-by-usbooked-business-travel-air-volume [Accessed 20 November 2020]. Statista. 2020. Corporate Travel: Companies By Booked Air Volume US 2019 | Statista. [online] Available at: https://www.statista.com/statistics/254078/companies-by-usbooked-business-travel-air-volume/ [Accessed 20 November 2020]. Statista. 2020. Corporate Travel: Companies By Booked Air Volume US 2019 | Statista. [online] Available at: https://www.statista.com/statistics/254078/companies-by-usbooked-business-travel-air-volume/ [Accessed 20 November 2020]. Deloitte Insights. 2020. 2020 Global Human Capital Trends. [online] Available at: https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/insights/focus/human-capital-trends.html [Accessed 20 November 2020]. Prnewswire.com. 2020. Home Sales Surge 24%, The Biggest Gain On Record, Prices Up 14% In October. [online] Available at: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/home-sales-surge-24-the-biggest-gain-on-record-prices-up-14-in-october-301177066.html [Accessed 20 November 2020]. Shein, E., 2020. Permanent Remote Work May Also Mean A Pay Cut. [online] TechRepublic. Available at: https://www.techrepublic.com/article/permanent-remote-work-may-also-mean-a-pay-cut/ [Accessed 20 November 2020].
18 minutes | Nov 17, 2020
A Look at Amazon's Master Plans and more Federal Reserve. Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk
In today's episode of Business News You Can Use. The day's top business news headlines. Amazon moving into retail, Tesla Motors added to the S&P 500, Retail Sales, and the Federal Reserve. Plus, Analysis and discussion on the economy, business cycles, and important news of the day. #SoKnowThis #FederalReserve #BusinessNews The FED will continue to buy to the tune of $80 Billion per month. Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are having a great year; and, monthly retail sales came in some what subdued. Install Skill via Amazon Alexa: ➡
14 minutes | Nov 16, 2020
Here's why China is Playing the Long Game and What that means for the US Economy.
China continues to establish itself as a global superpower. Retail Bankruptcies continue in 2020. Door Dash files to go Public. And, the Federal Reserve and CPI Numbers. #SoKnowThis #BusinessNews Let's take a dive and see how business news, the economy, and real estate all all effected and related to global macro.
1 minutes | Nov 5, 2020
Here's why real estate prices will continue to rise
In today's short form episode: Why are Prices in New York City going up? And will this economic trend continue across America? Enjoy today's Business Snippet. It's Business News You Can Use. Join our Substack: https://soknowthis.substack.com
2 minutes | Nov 4, 2020
Business News You Can Use
These episodes will provide short form business news. The content will cover business, the economy, and global markets. The goal is to empower you. Today's Episode: Why are home prices going up? Why are Americans less delinquent on their credit card bills? Let's find out!
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