Markets Have a Mind of Their Own

Dollar Disaster

Bubba is back from the weekend and ready to talk markets. Looking at these goofy markets, we see complacency is at record levels, and it appears the world is content with no growth. All of the recent action is consistent with a bubble, it doesn’t have to pop today, but bet your sweet potatoes it will pop...

FACEBOOK DOES IT AGAIN

Facebook Profit Jumps

Facebook Inc. on Wednesday said profit rose a better-than-expected 71% in the second quarter, as the social-media giant benefited from expanding its use of ads. They reported earnings per share of $1.32, up from 78 cents a year ago compared with the $1.12 per share projected...

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The Battle Over Toothpaste

Procter and Gamble Proxy Fight

U.S. consumer products giant Procter and Gamble Monday became the target of potentially the largest-ever proxy fight. Nelson Peltz's Trian Partner, owner of $3.3 billion P&G shares, announced preliminary plans to seek a board seat for the activist investor at the company...

Why the Federal Reserve is Bad for America

FED Holds Little Value in Current State

Today, The Bubba Show welcomes back the Author of FED UP, Danielle DiMartino Booth. Danielle spent many years working for the FED and talks about the release of her bestselling book, Fed Up: An Insider's Take on Why the Federal Reserve is Bad for America...

Danielle DiMartino Booth

Well, car sales have fallen…again. They are now down 2.1 percent in the first six months of the year. At their current 16.5-million-unit rate, sales are at their lowest in nearly 2 ½ years. Across the Atlantic, the hawkish chorus is swelling to a crescendo. It is looking increasingly as if Yellen’s British and European counterparts will have to signal the largest largesse has come and gone...

MARKETS UNDER PRESSURE

Markets Take a Tumble

The DOW dropped more than 165 points Thursday and tech stocks led the way down. The Nasdaq fell nearly 1.5%, with tech leaders Apple, Amazon, Alphabet, Facebook, and Microsoft all lower. Around midday, the DOW was down almost 300 points, but rallied the rest of the day...

Danielle DiMartino Booth

The question on so many oil producers’ minds is whether they can take central bankers’ banking on slumping oil prices as ‘transitory’ to the bank. Is stabilization in the cards after the six-month rout in prices? Oil exporting countries sure would like to know as would investors inclined to own junk bonds...