Posts filed under “Video”

Are Stocks Cheap?



Are Stocks Cheap?
Rich Karlgaard looks at how to decide if stocks are low enough to jump into the market.
Forbes, 2008-11-04

Category: Investing, Markets, Valuation, Video

Paul Disses the Triple Leverage ETF

Nearly every sector of the financial world is mid-way through a painful unwinding of all things leverage. That’s right, I said nearly every sector. Triple-levered ETF funds have just launched and my guest blogger and investor Paul Kedrosky calls them ticking time bombs waiting to explode.

Why the market likes them, and Kedrosky hates them in the clip.

When Exchange Funds Go Bad
Sarah Lacy
Yahoo Tech Ticker Nov 05, 2008 02:00pm

Category: Index/ETFs, Markets, Video

Forbes: Volcker Should Be Next Treasury Secretary

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Steve Forbes, chief executive officer of Forbes Inc. and a former Republican presidential candidate, talks about U.S. President-elect Barack Obama’s top priorities, the possibility Paul Volcker will be named Treasury Secretary and outlook for an economic recovery.

00:00 Obama’s top priorities; Paul Volcker
01:35 Mistakes by the Bush administration
02:10 Potential stimulus package; tax proposals
04:04 Outlook for economic recovery

Running time 05:14

Steve Forbes Likes Volcker as Next Treasury Secretary
Bloomberg, Novermber 5, 2008

Category: Derivatives, Economy, Markets, Taxes and Policy, Video

Peter Schiff On Squawk Box

Peter Schiff On Squawk Box: Economic Impact Of Obama Victory


Category: Economy, Politics, Television, Video

France: ‘Best’ Health Care?

I doubt that Universal Health Care will end up on the agenda this year, but this is an interesting discussion via CBS Sunday Morning:

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October 26, 2008

Category: Taxes and Policy, Video

President-Elect Obama: ‘Change Has Come to America’

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Barack Obama claimed the White House, saying his election as the first African-American president of the United States sent a message that “change has come” to a troubled nation.

“If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible, who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time, who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight is your answer,” Obama, 47, told more than 125,000 cheering supporters in Chicago.

A wave of discontent with Republican rule and the nation’s direction powered the Illinois senator to a sweeping electoral victory over Republican rival John McCain. Obama won at least 349 electoral votes, far more than the 270 needed for a majority and the most for a winner since former President Bill Clinton got 379 electoral votes in 1996.

The results should encourage “those who’ve been told for so long by so many to be cynical and fearful and doubtful about what we can achieve to put their hands on the arc of history and bend it once more toward the hope of a better day,” Obama said.

Americans spilled out on the streets in cities across the country to celebrate. Almost four hours after television networks called the race for Obama, people were still cheering and honking non-stop in Washington as thousands gathered by the White House, shouting Obama’s name and his campaign slogan of “Yes we can.” Some simply chanted “U-S-A.”

Back to work . . .


Obama Says His Choice as U.S. President Augurs Change
Ken Fireman and Kristin Jensen
Bloomberg, Nov. 5 2008

Category: Markets, Politics, Video

Calomiris: Obama Needs to Reassure Markets

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Charles Calomiris, a professor at Columbia University, talks about the main tasks facing the next U.S. president, free-trade policy and needs of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama should he be elected.

00:00 Top presidential tasks; free trade; Obama
03:40 Outlook for financial markets, banking system

Running time 06:42

Calomiris Says Obama Would Need to Reassure Markets
Bloomberg, November 4, 2008

Category: Markets, Politics, Video

Obama vs McCain On Economics

Barack Obama and John McCain both support short-term proposals to help the economy but it is their longer-term ideas voters should consider, according to Leo Tilman, President of L.M. Tilman & Co.

Category: Economy, Investing, Markets, Politics, Real Estate, Video

Jim Rogers: Markets Have ‘A Lot Further to Fall’

Jim Rogers, chairman of Rogers Holdings, talks about the U.S. government’s rescue of troubled banks, the outlook for U.S. stocks and investment strategy. NewEdge-Cube Division’s Mark Hawkinson also speaks.

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00:00 Need to allow U.S. banks to fail; Japan
04:02 “Close” Fed and “crisis takes care of itself”
05:54 Strategy; gold; “more problems” for markets
08:34 Investing in oil, agriculture; Treasuries
11:23 Picks: China, agriculture, non-U.S. airlines
12:21 “My plan is to get out of the dollar…”

Running time 13:06

Jim Rogers Says Markets May Go `A Lot Further Down
Bloomberg, November 3, 2008 10:51 EST

Category: Investing, Trading, Video

Betting On the U.S. Election

With the U.S. presidential election drawing to a close, who are the rest of the world betting on to win? Election pools are thriving around the world.

Category: Markets, Politics, Video