Tag Archives: CBS

October 30

Debate Winners & Losers

There may not have been a winner but there was certainly a clear loser in the CNBC Republican debate. David joins the CBS news team along with Republican Strategist Rick Davis to analyze the evening.  

August 30

Media Highlights – “A week to remember”

David was invited to many of the major networks last week to discuss world events shaping the markets, our economy and U.S. Elections. This short clip includes highlights from those shows.

August 25

CBS – “The most frightening market open I’ve seen in my career…”

David does CBS show Up to the Minute to discuss the wild swings in the market. “That was one of the more frightening opens I’ve seen in my career.”

July 09

Day the Computers Failed US – NYSE, United Airlines & The WSJ

David joins CBS Anchor Contessa Brewer on set to discuss a series of computer glitches that paralyzed the NYSE, United Airlines and the Wall Street Journal.

June 27

Top Media Picks for 2014 – CNBC

David shares his top media picks for 2014 with CNBC hosts Bill Griffeth and Kelly Evans.

June 25

Content is Still King! – Scotus Rules Against Aereo

By David Nelson In a 6-3 decision the Supreme Court ruled against Aereo and for broadcasters settling a battle between the broadcast industry and the upstart company backed by Interactive Corp’s (IACI) Barry Diller. From my vantage point Aereo, was simply exploiting a back door path around broadcast copyright protection. By assigning a customer their […]

February 03

January – What Happened, Why It Happened and What We Are Doing About It!

By David Nelson, CFA January was a month most stock investors would like to forget, especially coming on the heels of 2013 where the market offered few opportunities to get in.  Alpha Select outperformed this month but a 3.6% fall in the S&P has to be addressed. Let’s talk about; What happened, Why it happened […]

January 13


By David Nelson, CFA On Friday, the Supreme Court agreed to rule on a dispute between television broadcasters and internet startup Aereo. Backed by Barry Diller’s InterActiveCorp (IAC), Aereo uses an array of small antennas to stream over the air television signals to their subscribers. If Aereo succeeds in our highest court you can bet […]

November 04

Every Bull Market Feels Like a Bubble

During every Bull Market we see a parade of analysts, portfolio managers and talking heads trying to call the top. Screams that the market is a bubble and the end of the world is just around the corner are heard daily. If I look back over my career, I’m sure I’m guilty as well. The […]

September 03

Time Warner Cable Blinks – Perfect Storm Follow-Up

With the all-important NFL Season rapidly approaching Time Warner Cable (TWC) and CBS (CBS) yesterday settled their dispute over retransmission rights. The blackout has been lifted in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas where it’s been in place for close to a month. I wrote recently about how the balance of power was shifting from […]