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Your Money With Michelle Martin (9am - 12pm) It’s all about Your Money with Michelle Martin from 9am to 12pm. How to save, invest and make the best financial decisions for yourself. Listen to inspiring thinkers with “Influence” and hear from great authors in “Read”.

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Market View Minute : A snapshot of corporate earnings

Michelle Martin looks at the corporate earnings of HawParCorp, PropNex and OUE See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

2m
Aug 11
Market View : Inflation, Apple, Semiconductor tussles and Alibaba

What do current indicators for inflation mean for the markets? Is the NASDAQ back in a Bull Market? As inflation cools Apple moves closer towards erasing its 2022 losses, good news for Apple Bulls? Why is China criticising the new US chip law as a threat to trade? And should you take a leaf from Softbank and look again at Alibaba shares? Michelle Martin discusses issues that matter to markets with Jack Kouzi,  Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Director of the VFS Group See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

17m
Aug 11
Money and Me : Semiconductor chip wars, oil prices, Tesla, Twitter and Airbnb

What are investors interested in the semiconductor space reading from the US Chips and Science act? Will it shake up the semiconductor industry.  What key factors would indicate oil prices will fall further? Musk has sold a 6.9 billion dollar stake in Tesla in case he is forced to buy Twitter to circumvent an “emergency sale” of the EV stock should he have to buy Twitter. How are investors reacting?  We also look at Airbnb which has bought 2 billion dollars worth of stock back, is this a sign that the stock is cheap? Michelle Martin and Arun Pai, Investments Team, Monks Hill Ventures get to the heart of the issues See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

14m
Aug 11
Market View Minute : Which Vaccine Maker has seen good profits?

Which COVID-19 vaccine did you get?  Pfizer or Moderna?  These two pharmaceutical companies have become household names over the past couple years. And they have reaped windfalls as a result.  But which company is better positioned to succeed, as vaccine sales drop?  Join me in Market View Minutes, as we take a closer look at this — coming up soon! See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

2m
Aug 10
Money and Me: Are these good dividend stocks in an inflationary environment?

A bank in China, a consumer company and a Singapore hospitality Reit are on Willie Keng, Founder, Dividend Titan and Michelle Martin's list of potential dividend stocks   See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

23m
Aug 10
Market View: Semiconductor Bill , will it shake the industry up? Will oIl prices continue to fall? Could Hong Kong's looser covid policies reinvigorate its economy ?

US President Joe Biden signed into law a new competition law overnight called the Chips and Science Act. Will it shake up the semiconductor industry? What is the outlook for the sector which has seen disappointing earnings forecasts? Investors will have their eyes on key data out from the US this evening, but what could be even more important than CPI figures? Why is Buffet bullish on energy stocks and where could oil prices go? Azeem Sheriff, market analyst with CMC Markets discusses the issues that matter to investors with Michelle Martin See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

25m
Aug 10
Market View Minutes: What do Cloudfare, KohBrothers and VentureCorp have in common?

Corporate earnings season is in full swing, and it can be challenging to sort through the numbers. No question that banks and energy companies are doing well. But what about our locally-listed construction, healthcare and manufacturing companies? Join Michelle Martin in Market View Minutes for a special Lightning Round of UP or DOWN!  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

2m
Aug 08
Market View: US Inflation Reduction Act, Berkshire Hathaway portfolio overview, Sembcorp Industries, Yangzijiang Shipbuilding, Chip Eng Seng, F&N

Who are the winners and losers given the US Democrats' latest Signature Tax and Energy Bill? What is Berkshire Hathway buying?  And what's the latest in the Twitter-Musk saga? Michelle Martin and Ryan Huang have the details.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

23m
Aug 08
Money and Me: HDB resale prices are still up

Michelle Martin looks at which flat types and areas are commanding good prices and takes a closer look at study of consumer sentiment of property here in Singapore in this edition of Money and Me.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

5m
Aug 08
Money and Me: Market reaction to military exercises and a look at the Chinese tech sector

Several airlines, including Singapore Airlines, have had to cancel flights to Taiwan as tensions ramp up with China's military exercises. Have financial markets been rattled? SANI HAMID, DIRECTOR FOR WEALTH MANAGEMENT, FINANCIAL ALLIANCE shares his overview of the geopolitical headline in focus for the week Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan and discusses the outlook for the Chinese tech sector. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

14m
Aug 05
Market View Minutes: Up or Down? Shoe-makers, electronics retailers and more

Corporate earnings season is upon us and it can be challenging to sort through the numbers.  There's no doubt that banks and energy companies are doing well, but what about electronics retailers, shoe-makers and other industries?  Michelle Martin runs down the list in today's special Lightning Round of Up or Down See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

2m
Aug 05
Market View: DBS earns big, Market impact of Pelosi's trip, REITS, Gold

Another bank earnings report is on Michelle's radar today as DBS reports a 7 per cent rise in net profit for the second quarter. Michelle Martin invites KELVIN WONG, ANALYST, CMC MARKETS to share more on his views on the prospects for DBS and other Singaporean banks. They also discuss the global market impact from Nancy Pelosi's trip to Taiwan, give an overview of the performance of REITS and discuss the outlook on Gold as inflation mounts. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

17m
Aug 04
Money and Me: What travel insurance do you need with Covid cases still a concern?

You've packed your bags but a day before your trip you get test positive for covid. WHo is going to reimburse the cancellation costs for your trip? What sort of insurance overs comprehensive coverage before, during and after your trip should Covid hit? Michelle Martin finds out with KELVIN LIM, CEO, HL ASSURANCE. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

11m
Aug 04
Market View Minutes: Where is online ad money going?

If you follow the news on social media companies like Meta and Snap, you’d think that the market for online ads is lousy.  A slowing economy leads brands to advertise less as consumers become more thrifty, right? What if there actually was another company that’s attracting those ad dollars instead?  Find out more with Michelle Martin on Market View Minutes! See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

2m
Aug 04
Market View: OCBC's better-than-expected profits, Pelosi lands in Taiwan, BP, Alibaba, Uber

Today on Market View, Michelle Martin and Ryan Huang have in focus the boost in OCBC's and Far Eastern's profits and their prospects looking forward. They move on to geopolitical rumblings in China and Taiwan as the world's most watched flight touched down on Taipei. Michelle and Ryan also discuss global corporate updates as BP reports huge quarterly profits and Alibaba and Tencent struggle with shrinking sales. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

17m
Aug 03
READ: The journey of making the Pitch

A big hurdle for aspiring and even seasoned entrepreneurs is making the pitch - putting your transformative idea out there. Maybe, a mindset shift to start thinking of every pitch as a journey to embark on will lead to better presentations. Michelle Martin invites JOHN AGUILAR, AUTHOR, THE ART AND SCIENCE OF THE PITCH on the show to share more about his insights. This serial entrepreneur and host of The Final Pitch on CNN Philippines pools his extensive experience and lessons learnt to give us a masterclass on the Pitch. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

18m
Aug 03
Money and Me: A new bull market or false hopes?

Despite the US economy being in quite the lurch, investors have their eyes on last Thursday's and Friday's market rally. Is this a sign that the worst is over and now is the time to get back into the stock market? Michelle Martin invites SWAPNIL MISHRA, FOUNDER, WEALTHZEN & ADJUNCT MENTOR, SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY to share his opinion on his market outlook and his recommendations to investors in these uncertain times. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

13m
Aug 03
Market View Minutes: Smooth Sayling for MicroStrategy?

Over the past two years, one company, more than any other, has come to personify the ups and downs of bitcoin.  Well, MicroStrategy is a software and analytics company. But ever since its CEO, Michael Saylor, started investing the company’s money in bitcoin, MicroStrategy has been viewed by investors as a proxy for crypto.  That’s not such a good thing these days, as bitcoin is trading far, far below its all-time highs. Michelle Martin discusses what this means for Saylor. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

2m
Aug 03
Market View: HSBC beating the odds, Pelosi confirmed to visit Taiwan, Malaysia's chicken surplus, Pepsico, Nikola, Boeing

As HSBC's profits beat market expectations in second quarter, can HSBC continue their surge and fend off pressure for it to split up? On the geopolitics front, how will China react to Taiwan being confirmed as part of Nancy Pelosi's itinerary?  With Malaysia announcing that it may be able to resume exports amidst a chicken surplus, what does this entail for Malaysia's poultry industry and will we finally have Malaysian chicken back on our store shelves? Michelle Martin & Ryan Huang answer these questions and more. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

18m
Aug 02
Money and Me: Mid-year reflections from a finance pro

"Enough is always elusive - when you reach it, you're not the same person you were when you first decided where your line was" Investors have all sorts of different motivations and aspirations driving them and sometimes it's important for us to pause and take stock of our financial portfolios and personal lives. Michelle Martin invites seasoned investor CHRISTOPHER TAN, CEO, PROVIDEND to share his mid-year reflections on how stormy markets and personal family milestones will shape his approach moving forward. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

20m
Aug 02
Market View Minutes: Chemicals, Property and Chili crab

What do these completely different items/assets have in common? Sounds like it could be the basis for a mystery thriller.  But, no, in today's Market View Minutes, Michelle Martin runs through a solitaire edition of Up or Down as she evaluates the earnings of 3 Singapore-listed companies. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

3m
Aug 02
Market View: Bank Earnings and US Markets on the up? Kickoff of Pelosi's APAC tour, Intel, Apple, Keppel

With overseas and local banks reporting higher than expected earnings, what is driving their business and will the good times for them continue? What does last week's rally in the markets mean for the Federal Reserve's attempts to rein in inflation and will the rally continue?  What can we expect from the geopolitical rumblings due to US Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi's starting of her APAC trip here in Singapore? Michelle Martin and Ryan Huang answer these questions and more. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

21m
Aug 01
Money and Me: How to talk to family with money in the middle

Money is often at the heart of family conflicts and few may be equipped to deal with the difficult conversations that may arise due to financial troubles. How can you improve your ability to hold conversations about money?  Michelle Martin invites MRS SAROJINI PADMANATHAN, FROM THE ALLIANCE FOR ACTION TO STRENGTHEN MARRIAGES AND FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS (AFAM) to reframe family conversations about money and help families navigate this thorny issue. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

21m
Aug 01
Market View Minutes: Travel, Coffee or Tractors? What to expect from their earnings

What do you think is a better investment: travel, coffee or tractors? Which industry is making more money?  Well, three major companies in these sectors announce their earnings this week:  Airbnb, Caterpillar and Starbucks.  What are the markets expecting?  Michelle Martin finds out more. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

2m
Aug 01
Market View: Should investors be shrugging off the recession? UOB sues Shimao, SIA profits climb

With the US economy contracting by 0.9% and it technically being in recession, Melissa Hyak and Ryan Huang focus on how US and Asian markets are reacting to find them in a surprisingly upbeat mood at the start of the day. Melissa and Ryan discuss whether this means investors should likewise shrug off the bad news. They also highlight UOB's court case against the Shimao group and evaluate the state of the travel industry as SIA profits rise. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

15m
Jul 29
Money & Me: How YouTrip expanded to B2B services amidst the COVID crisis

With their main revenue stream being so travel dependent, how did YouTrip,  Southeast Asia’s leading multi-currency neobank, not only survive the global lockdowns but even plan their expansion? Melissa Hyak speaks to CAECILIA CHU, CEO, YOUTRIP to find out about YouTrip's latest launching of their new B2B platform, YouBiz, and about YouTrip's business model. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

16m
Jul 29
Money & Me: From Banking to Baking - What it takes to turn passion into a career

Would you risk it all and give up a well-paying stable career in Finance to try and pursue your passion? Well, the siblings LENA CHAN, CO-FOUNDER & PASTRY CHEF, MAD ABOUT SUCRE and ERIC CHAN, CO-FOUNDER, MAD ABOUT SUCRE did just that, opening their gourmet restaurant. Lena even went one step further, flying to Paris to hone her craft at Cordon Bleu. Melissa Hyak speaks to them to find out more about their incredible career switch and how they managed to distinguish Mad About Sucre from the rest. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

22m
Jul 28
Market View: What to expect looking forward after the Fed's rate hike, Meta, Ford, Kering

On the back of the US Federal Reserve 75 basis point interest rate hike, Melissa Hyak and Ryan Huang discuss what investors and companies are looking out from the Fed. They also run through how wall street fared overnight as some key US sectors managed to outperform expectations and rebound. However, they also highlight three companies- Meta, Ford, Kering less than stellar performance and discuss their prospects looking forward. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

15m
Jul 28
Market View: IMF warns recession, Microsoft, 3M, Chipotle, Alphabet

What caused Wall Street’s worst daily performance in nearly a month? Ryan Huang has the answers. He also gives an overview of the performance of US tech earning overnight, and earning stocks to watch out for the rest of this week.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

10m
Jul 27
Market View: Tesla's new subpoena, Singtel, US Tech stocks earnings, CapitaLand China Trust, Walmart

In this episode of Market View, Ryan Huang breaks down the latest of Tesla's announcement of its increase in capital spending plan by $1 billion and its second subpoena related to Chief Executive Elon Musk's go-private tweets in 2018. He also takes a closer look at Singtel's recent move to divest Amobee.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

8m
Jul 26