Category Archives: Video

Apple’s wild ride

Apple’s stock has had its shares of ups and downs in the past two months. Overvalued or priced just right?  Monica Mehta speaks with Fox’s Neil Cavuto.

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Santorum “May as well vote for Obama” comment may mark turning point in this race

Santorum scrambles to explain himself after suggesting that voters may as well vote for the president, if he does not win the Republican nomination.   Fortune magazine’s Adam Lashinsky, fund manager Jonathan Hoenig and columnist Monica Mehta weigh in with Fox’s Neil Cavuto.

Romney struggles to maintain lead


Apparently trying grits does not win votes in the South.  Romney gets the bronze in Tues night primaries in Alabama and Mississippi.  Republican strategist Noelle Nikpour and finance expert Monica Mehta weigh in on the latest primary results on Fox & Friends.

Can a technology bull revive the economy?

Yelp stock rises more than 60% in its first day of trading.  As internet IPOs add excitement to the markets, investors speculate if a booming technology sector can revive economy at large.  Monica Mehta, Fortune’s Adam Lashinsky and trader Jonathan Hoenig speak with Fox’s Neil Cavuto to discuss the day’s news making stories.

Is a Southwest Airline bankruptcy around the corner?


Airline bankruptcies are a tale as old as time.  Southwest has lost a  historical cost advantage it once enjoyed, as its labor costs per seat have risen by 32% while competitors have used bankruptcy to beat expenses down.  Today, southwest’s labor costs exceed its competition by 10-20%.  Unless they can collectively find a way to get passengers to pay more, labor is looking at a haircut, by cooperation or force.  We discussed this and more on Tuesday’s  Power & Money with David Asman.

Are latest employment numbers a sign of recovery?


These days, we’ll take any good news we can get, but is the latest drop in unemployment a sign of a material shift?  Simple math says not.  If we are to keep the latest report’s pace for new jobs, that’s 120K created in November, it would still take 9 years to get the 13.5MM people without jobs new opportunities.   I discussed this and more with Neil Cavuto on Dec 3rd.

China is getting into the vaccination business


China has a dodgy history for quality control. Regardless, there is a great societal benefit from lowering to cost of certain drugs.  For example, A cure for polio was discovered more than 60 years ago, but in parts of the world thousands of people loose their lives to it.   It was a lively Power Panel with Democratic strategist Sascha Burns, Boxing promoter Bob Arum, Seventh Capital’s Monica Mehta and an always insightful David Asman.