Posts filed under “Video”

Stocks With a Cash Cushion

With earnings estimates imploding, companies trading for close to their cash value look like a smart bet.

Barron’s, 11/20/2008

Category: Valuation, Video

Buying Tech, Energy at Bargain Prices

Andy Bischel of SKBA Capital is eyeing bruised stocks with solid earnings growth potential. He talks about the prospects for Intel, Chesapeake Energy and Nasdaq. His firm runs the AHA Socially Responsible Equity Fund.

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Marketwatch, 11/20/2008

Category: Earnings, Technology, Valuation, Video

John Roque, technical analyst at Natixis Bleichroeder

Feeling mauled by the seemingly undying bear market? Take a look at the year-to-date performance for some biggest of the big-name investors and consider yourself in good company:

* Warren Buffett (Berkshire Hathaway): -43%
* Ken Hebner (CMG Focus Fund) -56%
* Harry Lange (Fidelity Magellan): -59%
* Bill Miller (Legg Mason Value Trust) -50%
* Ken Griffin (Citadel): -44%
* Carl Icahn (Icahn Enterprises): -81%
* T. Boone Pickens: Down $2 billion since July
* Kirk Kerkorian: Down $693 million on his Ford shares alone

My guest suggests these staggering losses are simply a matter of the fact that “a bear market gets everyone” — even Wall Street legends.

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How the Mighty Have Fallen: Buffett, Other Legends Feel Bear Market Bite
Aaron Task
Nov 20, 2008 01:56pm

Category: Bailouts, Investing, Markets, Trading, Video

Big Three Bailout?

Congress split on whether to bailout U.S. car makers; Big three CEOs visit congress to plea for government help; GM, Ford, Chrysler CEOs say failure could be ‘catastrophe’; CEOs say automakers will accept conditions to taxpayer aid; Automaker aid-bill looms.

Automaker aid bill looking less likely, lawmakers say; Wagoner: People won’t buy cars from bankrupt automaker; CEOs say automakers will accept conditions to taxpayer aids; Analysis by Greg Miles Of Bloomberg News

Category: Bailouts, Video

Obama’s Challenge: The Mortgage Market

After he takes office, President-elect Barack Obama will face monumental challenges posed by the U.S. financial system. Some experts say a key is getting money back into the mortgage market. MarketWatch’s Stacey Delo reports. (Nov. 20)


Category: Credit, Real Estate, Video

Unemployment Horror Show

Michelle Girard of RBS Greenwich Capital dissects the jobless data for Simon Constable of Dow Jones, and explains how the bad situation will likely get a whole lot worse before it gets better.


Category: Economy, Employment, Video

Ford’s Most Advanced Assembly Plant (Rural Brazil)

This is a video of a new Ford plant in Brazil.

Butch writes in:

Pretty fascinating stuff. No wonder manufacturers want to leave the USA!. The UAW will not allow this to happen in the USA. One look at this and each of you will instantly be able to tell what is wrong with the manufacturing plants of the US car makers and why there will probably never be another one built in the US. It will also point out why more will go off shore.



Category: Economy, Video

Wall Street Not Feeling Holiday Spirit

Market professionals are finally showing their weariness, and admitting that they can’t figure out what’s happening in the stock markets anymore (Nov. 19)


Category: Markets, Psychology, Video

Roubini: Worst yet to come

Category: Credit, Data Analysis, Economy, Video

Analyzing the Fed’s Gloomy Outlook

CMC Markets’ chief foreign exchange strategist Ashraf Laidi tells Dow Jones’ Simon Constable what the Fed’s minutes mean and why stocks won’t be heading higher anytime soon. (Nov. 19)


Category: Federal Reserve, Video