Chuck ‘N Ann on Finance - Episode 20

May 14, 2018

Mother's Day edition of the show! Chuck and Annie share their whirlwind weekend with listeners then dive right into market analysis, what the futures market is telling us about the economy and global trade speculation, how companies are being affected by the "trade wars," what they're doing to hedge themselves,and what an individual investor can do to protect him or herself. Be a good steward.

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Chuck ‘N Ann on Finance - Episode 19

May 7, 2018

In this week's episode, Annie returns to the show after being under the weather for a few days. She and Chuck discuss:

*the recent earnings season for major companies and how they're moving the market or not
*Buffet's huge stock purchase of a company from whom millenials predominantly are migrating away
*Elon Musk writes off pitiful earnings report and huge debt snubbing investors
*global trade "wars" and negotiations and the "economic bed we've made for ourselves as Americans"
*charity race for those who hate running begins with a pint of beer and offers coffee and donuts half-way through
*market bases sidways over the last two months- Chuck and Annie analyze the price charts and provide insight for traders and investors alike

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Chuck ‘N Ann on Finance - Episode 18

May 1, 2018

Do the dollars you spend make the world a better or worse place?

After following his work for many years and meeting him in person at the GK Chesterton Conference (click here for that episode), we had the great honor of interviewing Mr. Joseph Pearce on the Salt and Light podcast! In this episode we focus on Mr Pearce’s book “Small is Still Beautiful- Economics as if families mattered” and discuss current economics, both macro and micro, how individuals should treat and use money in both commerce and investing, and the impotance of the fmaily unit itself and what it has to do with society and the economy.

A native of England, Joseph Pearce is Senior Editor at the Augustine Institute, Senior Fellow and Journal Editor at the Cardinal Newman Society, and Tolkien & Lewis Chair in Literary Studies at Holy Apostles College & Seminary. He is editor of the St. Austin Review(www.staustinreview.org), an international review of Catholic culture, series editor of the Ignatius Critical Editions (www.ignatiuscriticaleditions.com), executive director of Catholic Courses (www.catholiccourses.com), and senior contributor at the Imaginative Conservative.

The internationally acclaimed author of many books, which include bestsellers such as The Quest for Shakespeare, Tolkien: Man and Myth, The Unmasking of Oscar Wilde, C. S. Lewis and The Catholic Church, Literary Converts, Wisdom and Innocence: A Life of G.K. Chesterton, Solzhenitsyn: A Soul in Exile and Old Thunder:  A Life of Hilaire Belloc, Joseph Pearce is a world-recognized biographer of modern Christian literary figures.  His books have been published and translated into Spanish, Portuguese, French, Dutch, Italian, Korean, Mandarin, Croatian and Polish.

Pearce has hosted two 13-part television series about Shakespeare on EWTN, and has also written and presented documentaries on EWTN on the Catholicism of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. He has participated and lectured at a wide variety of international and literary events at major colleges and universities in the U.S., Canada, Britain, Europe, Africa and South America.

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Chuck ‘N Ann on Finance - Episode 17

April 23, 2018

This week on Chuck n' Ann on Finance:

*3-year old wins first gymnastics meet,
*local Orchestra wins over crowd with Disney compilation,
*angry Badger dominates 500-year old Scottish castle,
*price action this week in the markets led by bulls but gains were not to last,
*price action in equities and their relationship to volume and the bond market and what that has to do with your portfolio,
*FANG stocks to turn into ANG stocks- update on Facebook and the tech sector,
*Wells Fargo gets slammed with $1billion dollar fine- tech sector analyzed,
*sector rotation in bull and bear markets is discussed in light of Chuck's article published in equities.com https://iiefinancial.com/2018/02/22/article016-understanding-sector-rotation-and-bull-market-cycles/

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Chuck ‘N Ann on Finance - Episode 16

April 16, 2018

This week on Chuck n' Ann on Finance:

*We celebrated our Goddaughter's/ niece's First Holy Communion this past weekend, but Chuck ended up as a human yo-yo thanks to Ann
*Market update for the week plus Chuck's assessment of price action, especially on Fridays, and for what investors and traders should be aware.
*NYC Girl Scout troop accomplishes an extraordinary feat!
*News this week on these companies could provide opportunities for investors- Chuck and Ann reveal what they are and discuss.

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Chuck ‘N Ann on Finance - Episode 15

April 9, 2018

We all hope you had a blessed Divine Mercy Sunday! We're glad you're joining us for another episode of Chuck n' Ann on Finance. In this week's episode:

*Market reacts with violent swings up and down with every tweet from President Trump.
*It's baseball season, and Chuck relays some info on key trades from his favorite team to our current home team and their repercussions for the season! 
*Tariffs on China and the Fed's rate hikes dominate the headlines.
*In our "News of the weird," find out how many tens of thousands of pounds of Mardi Gras beads (and other surprises) clog New Orleans sewers and bayous in just a five block area of the city.
*What REALLY affects home value isn't the bells and whistles in those upgrades and isn't even primarily the brick and mortar that holds the house together; Chuck and Ann discuss.
*Big names and mega-influencers on Wall St make sweeping claims about the state of the market; Chuck and Ann opine on these inflamatory statements and provide sound advice for smart investors.

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Chuck ‘N Ann on Finance - Episode 14

April 2, 2018

Happy Easter brothers and sisters! “Do not be afraid! I know that you are seeking Jesus the crucified. He is not here, for he has been raised just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay." Mt28:5-6

In this week's episode we share our Easter joy and then discuss:
-Tech Industry drags down market
-What's the latest on Facebook and how it's affecting stock price
-Alligator dramatically reveals baby gender at a Louisiana Gender Reveal Party
-President Trump comes down on Amazon and what it means for the stock itself and funds containing the stock
-Fundamentals of Tesla and its relationship to stock performance
-Continued discussion on Fundamentals, Earnings, and Dividends for the upcoming earnings season

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Chuck ‘N Ann on Finance - Episode 13

March 26, 2018

-Our weekend at the GK Chesterton Conference in Ponchatoula, Lousiana (boasts the only life-size statue of the great Chesterton and the Strawberry Capital of the World),
-President Trump, the market and economy, and the analogy of party balloons,
-Creepy laughing Alexa (by Amazon),
-Facebook stock plummets- social media privacy and social media's number one enemy,
-Dow Theory and how to protect yourself and your investments by staying ahead of the curve,
-How choosing your retirement age can affect your life expectancy. 

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Chuck ‘N Ann on Finance - Episode 12

March 19, 2018

Political changes in the Trump administration, market bases sideways in a textbook triangular basing pattern building potential energy-> get ready for a violent move in the market, spring break and St. Patrick's Day, man dressed as Frozen's Elsa character pushes Boston Police Department vehicle out of snow, Fed rate hikes and a market that's addicted to free money, Chuck's latest article on using the Diffusion of Innovation to maximize your investments became a trending article published on equities.com this week and we discuss it, tax brackets and when to open and close positions and choosing investment vehicles to limit your tax burden and be a good steward of the money in your account, and finally, Marvel's Infinity Wars new movie trailer just released, Disney, Nvidia, and Netflix are all scrambling to compile digital content and what it all means for those stocks.

Read Chuck's latest article published on equities.com and discussed in this episode on our site at: https://iiefinancial.com/2018/03/18/article17-diffusion-of-innovation-and-the-markets/

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Chuck ‘N Ann on Finance - Episode 11

March 12, 2018

Jam Packed Show this week! Spring Break week in Houston- camping versus glamping; market recap, what the young-ins are saying about Nvidia, oldest message in a bottle (1886) discovered off the coast of Australia, SpaceX projected to launch mission to Mars sooner than expected, Tesla stock price versus earnings, value investing, fundamentals- comparing earnings/ value of a company to determine investment potential, perhaps the best fundamental company value to use, new Trump tax plan tips for 2018, Poland bans business on Sunday, capitalism versus unbridled capitalism, St John Paul the Great and dignity in work, and finally OPEC, CERAWeek, and oil and nat gas updates.

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Chuck ‘N Ann on Finance - Episode 10

March 5, 2018

After a wild week of swings, the market moves only about 1%. President Trump makes big announcement about steel and aluminum import tarriffs leaving investors and large caps mixed. What do Powell's hawkish testimony before Congress last week, low unemployment, rising wages, and rising inflation say for the market and you? We explain fiscal, monetary policy, inflation, imports, exports, and more this week. Cat is rescued from garbage disposal by police. Shanghai woman rides through x-ray machine with purse. What does retirement look like for you? Is it all about doing stuff to make you happy and/ or does it involve service to others? How will you be a good steward of the money in your account? Finally, CERAWeek hits Houston TX. All the big players in oil will be here assessing the metamorphic landscape of the oil, shale, and nat gas industries. Oh! We can't forget about the Oscars. We dish on some of the movies nominated this year. 

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Chuck ‘N Ann on Finance - Episode 9

February 26, 2018

Market rallies. Who’s paying attention? We look under hood at the three-day rally this week, including what volume told us about who was trading and what it could mean for future moves. Upcoming week has Fed chairman testifying before Congress, and we unpack the Fed’s fiscal and monetary policy, inflation, interest rates, and bonds and what it means for retail investors in 2018. Looking beyond 2018, we discuss why your primary residence should never be part of your investment plan, and then, finally, we take a look at oil and nat gas moves this week and what’s going on in the industry. Hint: rigs are going digital. 

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Chuck ‘N Ann on Finance - Episode 8

February 19, 2018
 
US Dollar drops, market rallies, and investors snooze. In this episode, we break down the events of the week and the lull in breaking news in anticipation of market close on 2/19 in honor of Presidents' Day. We talk Olympics, the Kim Jong Un and President Trump impersonators, the "curling trance", exciting and unusual events, US dollar influence and effect on world economy and how individual investors can use this information in their own portfolios, new changes to Social Security you won't want to miss, and finally Saudi Arabia's plan to go nuclear. 
 
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Chuck ‘N Ann on Finance - Episode 7

February 12, 2018
DOW drops 10%. In a struggle between bulls and bears, will fear or fundamentals and technicals prevail? What caused this week's market correction? In this week's episode Chuck and Ann discuss the elements that contributed to the correction, technical levels of where the market has been and where the other fair-price-areas appear, fundamentals of the economy, moves of the Fed, bond market action and reaction, how volatility is involved, how oil and natural gas affect market moves, and finally what caused the market correction and the importance of having a true educated investment plan so you can be a good steward of the money in your account. 
 
In this episode, we talk about the article that Chuck wrote and equities.com published about Market bubbles and the pending "melt-up" on January 8, 2018. You can read that article on our website http://bit.ly/2nT8lYZ or on equities.com here: https://www.equities.com/news/melting-up-melting-down-and-everything-in-between
 
The last segment of this show contains another interview from US Congressional Candidates for TX02. This week we are joined by Rick Walker. We invited all 14 candidates to appear on our show; the first three interviews can be found in Episode 06 of "Chuck n' Ann on Finance".
 
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Chuck ‘N Ann on Finance - Episode 5

February 6, 2018
Market sees largest weekly drop in more than 2 years. Chuck and Annie break it down, and Chuck shares his assessment and smart moves for investors moving forward. In our news segment, "news of the weird" kicks off with: Camel owners in Saudi arabia get in trouble for cheating in the Miss Camel beauty contest; find out why. Finally, Chuck and Annie talk Bitcoin burst bubble and the wide world of cryptocurrency pending regulation. 
 
This week's show is short, because we invited all 14 US Congressional Candidates to be interviewed on our show. Three of those interviews will air this week, but we combined them into a separate episode for those listeners who do not live in our district and may not prefer to listen to that portion of the show. For those who do wish to listen, those interviews are in the next episode labeled with a ".5"in the title. 
 
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Chuck ‘N Ann on Finance - Episode 6

February 5, 2018
In this special episode of "Chuck n' Ann on Finance", we sit down with the first three candidates running for the US House of Representatives for an interview. David Balat, J Darnell Jones, and Malcolm Whittaker join us for a lively and content-rich conversation about a wide range of topics all pertaining in one way or another to the financial markets and fiscal and monetary policy. 
 
There are 14 candidates running for this office- 5 Democrats and 9 Republicans. We invited them all to appear on our show. This episode contains the first three. 
 
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Chuck N Ann on Finance - Episode 4

February 2, 2018

In this week's episode: President Trump's speech at Davos, economic policies bring billions back to US (and the effects), company stock buy backs, market sector rotation and investing, NYC bar "literally" throws out customers?, insurance as insurance and insurance as an investment, oil inventories and price manipulation, and oil verus the US dollar.

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Chuck N Ann on Finance - Episode 2

January 25, 2018

Rising markets continue while US dollar closes 5th weekly loss, government shut downs and historical record of their effect on the market, when the dollar is squeezed, investors flee to ______, what’s gold up to these days?, what are commodities and how are they traded?, and an update and analysis on oil and the oil-field services sector.

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Chuck N Ann on Finance - Episode 1

January 25, 2018

False alarm on ballistic missiles, over-reacting markets, armored vehicle stealing wine!, financial sector opportunity, bitcoin risk, sectors and how we can use volume to give us an idea of which sectors are rising and falling, planning for college and the decline of the 4-year college/ university, and oil and nat gas update.

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