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Blacksmiths Capital Research

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A Midwest-based capital markets research team and investment education platform. Created by De'Airius "De" Salibi and Mohamed "Mo" Traore. Established in 2021.
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Blacksmiths Capital Research: Marketing Strategy & Investment Analysis with Maurice Davis.
Welcome to this podcast episode from Blacksmiths Capital Research, a Midwest-based capital markets and investment analysis platform, by De'Airius "De" Salibi and Mohamed "Mo" Traore. Thanks to Shane Bracko for the outro song for this episode of Blacksmiths Capital Research! For Today's episode, hosted by Mohamed : Maurice Davis is the Owner & Chief Marketing Officer of Marketing Growth Strategy, and a former financial advisor for Merrill Lynch. No stranger to “wearing multiple hats”, he holds several positions within the Cedar Rapids area, such as Empower Program Manager for Jane Boyd, Treasurer for the African American Museum of Iowa, and a Board Member for the Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival. I met Maurice through the TechStars Iowa Startup Weekend Competition this past April. We were on the same startup team - I highly enjoyed the experience, and we’ve been sure to stay in touch ever since. I’ve learned a lot from Maurice, and I think that our listeners can, too. I believe that there is a major connection between marketing strategy and financial results. If a publicly traded company sucks at marketing and has a [sub-]standard product offering, I worry about their future financial performance. Listen in to this episode to learn more about marketing strategy and expenditures, its effects on financial performance (as we see it), and how to use some of these ideas in your investment analysis toolkit. * Seeking Alpha - Investment News & Newsletters Stay tuned and be sure to subscribe to this podcast for more! Links to all Blacksmiths Capital Research pages/platforms: https://myalias.page/@bsmithsresearch Subscribe to our newsletter for our Deep Dive write-ups, and other market news: Blacksmiths Capital Research Follow us on social media: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube
46:01
July 8, 2021
Blacksmiths Capital Research: End of Q2, Looking Forward to Q3.
Welcome to this podcast episode from Blacksmiths Capital Research, a Midwest-based capital markets and investment analysis platform, by De'Airius "De" Salibi and Mohamed "Mo" Traore. Thanks to Shane Bracko for the outro song for this episode of Blacksmiths Capital Research! In today’s episode we focus on: * Our thoughts on Q2, and what we're looking at going into Q3. * One of our favorite accounts to follow, Marcus Place Research, by Daniel Marcus. * Some things in mind to have better security on your investment accounts. * A little preview of what we want to cover in Q3. * Seeking Alpha - Investment News & Newsletters Stay tuned and be sure to subscribe to this podcast for more! Links to all Blacksmiths Capital Research pages/platforms: https://myalias.page/@bsmithsresearch Subscribe to our newsletter for our Deep Dive write-ups, and other market news: Blacksmiths Capital Research Follow us on social media: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube
18:48
July 6, 2021
Blacksmiths Capital Research: “You Don’t Always Win” feat. AJ Leman - Educator/Investor/Mentor.
Welcome to this podcast episode from Blacksmiths Capital Research, a Midwest-based capital markets and investment analysis platform, by De'Airius "De" Salibi and Mohamed "Mo" Traore. Thank you to AJ Leman & Iowa City High's General Business class for the intro song for this episode - Thanks to Shane Bracko for the outro song for this episode of Blacksmiths Capital Research! Special thanks to our guest, AJ Leman, for all of the knowledge shared during this episode! AJ Leman is a local business educator at Iowa City High School in Iowa City, Iowa. He is also a father, mentor, and investor. Check out his hit track, with over 46k YouTube views! In today’s episode we focus on: * AJ's journey through school, and how he decided to become an educator. * Our investment mindsets, and the importance in believing in your investments, especially when you've done some deep research. * The ups, and downs, of investing. "You can't, and won't, always win." * The importance of being a "life-long learner." * Seeking Alpha - Investment News & Newsletters Stay tuned and be sure to subscribe to this podcast for more! Links to all Blacksmiths Capital Research pages/platforms: https://myalias.page/@bsmithsresearch Subscribe to our newsletter for our Deep Dive write-ups, and other market news: Blacksmiths Capital Research Follow us on social media: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube
37:24
June 30, 2021
Blacksmiths Capital Research: An Introduction to Real Estate, with Dann Coffey.
Welcome to this podcast episode from Blacksmiths Capital Research, a Midwest-based capital markets and investment analysis platform, by De'Airius "De" Salibi and Mohamed "Mo" Traore. Thank you to Shane Bracko for the new theme song for this episode of Blacksmiths Capital Research! Special thanks to our guest, Dann Coffey, for all of the knowledge shared during this episode! Dann Coffey is a local real estate professional in Iowa City, Iowa for Coldwell Banker In today’s episode we focus on: * How Dann got into real estate * The current dynamics of the local and national real estate markets * REITs (Real Estate Investment Trust) : https://www.investopedia.com/terms/r/reit.asp * 1031 Exchanges : 1031 Exchange Rules: What You Need to Know | Section 1031 | Capital Gains Tax on Home Sales * Seeking Alpha - Investment News & Newsletters Stay tuned and be sure to subscribe to this podcast for more! Links to all Blacksmiths Capital Research pages/platforms: https://myalias.page/@bsmithsresearch Subscribe to our newsletter for our Deep Dive write-ups, and other market news: Blacksmiths Capital Research Follow us on social media: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube
26:57
June 24, 2021
Blacksmiths Capital Research: “Welcome to Crypto” featuring Shane Bracko, Part 2.
Welcome to this podcast episode from Blacksmiths Capital Research, a Midwest-based capital markets and investment analysis platform, by De'Airius "De" Salibi and Mohamed "Mo" Traore. Thank you to Shane Bracko for the new theme song for this episode of Blacksmiths Capital Research, and all of the knowledge you share. We knew you were smart, we didn't realize you're a certified genius! Shane's Links : Portfolio Website | Instagram | Online Beat Store Site | Bitstamp Referral Code $5 Cash App Gift, Referral Code and Link (Code : RBGPVPX) Shane's Bitcoin Address : 33VUpQZsrzkM821JNvCgzHfRuJBQuct1SH Shane's Ethereum Address : 0x45D1d93d782B8FbC036F5cae88E2341133FAee86 In today’s episode we focus on: * Welcome to Crypto! - A new collaboration between Shane Bracko & Blacksmiths Capital Research * [A Short] History of Cryptocurrency | Bitcoin Source Information | Ethereum Source Information * Buying, Storing, Sending and Selling Cryptocurrencies : Crypto Wallets | Seed Phrases | Nodes | Exchanges & ATMs * Obtaining a crypto wallet : Bitcoin Wallet | Ethereum Wallet * What the future of cryptocurrency may hold More relevant links : * Binary...? | “What are bits, bytes, and other units of measure for digital information?” * https://theycallitcrypto.com/ — Crypto Tutorials & Guides *** PART 2 OF 2 Stay tuned and be sure to subscribe to this podcast for more! Links to all Blacksmiths Capital Research pages/platforms: https://myalias.page/@bsmithsresearch Subscribe to our newsletter for our Deep Dive write-ups, and other market news: Blacksmiths Capital Research Follow us on social media: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube
36:50
June 21, 2021
Blacksmiths Capital Research: “Welcome to Crypto” featuring Shane Bracko, Part 1.
Welcome to this podcast episode from Blacksmiths Capital Research, a Midwest-based capital markets and investment analysis platform, by De'Airius "De" Salibi and Mohamed "Mo" Traore. Thank you to Shane Bracko for the new theme song for this episode of Blacksmiths Capital Research, and all of the knowledge you share. We knew you were smart, we didn't realize you're a certified genius! Shane's Links : Portfolio Website | Instagram | Online Beat Store Site | Bitstamp Referral Code $5 Cash App Gift, Referral Code and Link (Code : RBGPVPX) Shane's Bitcoin Address : 33VUpQZsrzkM821JNvCgzHfRuJBQuct1SH Shane's Ethereum Address : 0x45D1d93d782B8FbC036F5cae88E2341133FAee86 In today’s episode we focus on: * Welcome to Crypto! - A new collaboration between Shane Bracko & Blacksmiths Capital Research * A light history of the monetary system, cryptography, algorithms, security, and more! Bitcoin Source Information | Ethereum Source Information More relevant links : * Binary...? | “What are bits, bytes, and other units of measure for digital information?” * https://theycallitcrypto.com/ — Crypto Tutorials & Guides *** PART 1 OF 2 Stay tuned and be sure to subscribe to this podcast for more! Links to all Blacksmiths Capital Research pages/platforms: https://myalias.page/@bsmithsresearch Subscribe to our newsletter for our Deep Dive write-ups, and other market news: Blacksmiths Capital Research Follow us on social media: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube
28:58
June 21, 2021
Blacksmiths Capital Research: Welcome to Crypto, feat. Shane Bracko (Preview)
Welcome to this podcast episode from Blacksmiths Capital Research, a Midwest-based capital markets and investment analysis platform, by De'Airius "De" Salibi and Mohamed "Mo" Traore. Thank you to Shane Bracko for the new theme song for Blacksmiths Capital Research - you're super talented, absolutely love the beat! Shane's Links : Portfolio Website | Instagram | Online Beat Store Site (Not Current, But Operational) | Bitstamp Referral Code | $5 Cash App Gift, Referral Code and Link (Code : RBGPVPX) Shane's Bitcoin Address : 33VUpQZsrzkM821JNvCgzHfRuJBQuct1SH | Shane's Ethereum Address : 0x45D1d93d782B8FbC036F5cae88E2341133FAee86 In today’s episode we focus on: * Welcome to Crypto! - A new collaboration between Shane Bracko & Blacksmiths Capital Research Bitcoin Source Information | Ethereum Source Information * Obtaining a crypto wallet : Bitcoin Wallet | Ethereum Wallet Stay tuned and be sure to subscribe to this podcast for more! Links to all Blacksmiths Capital Research pages/platforms: https://myalias.page/@bsmithsresearch Subscribe to our newsletter for our Deep Dive write-ups, and other market news: Blacksmiths Capital Research Follow us on social media: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube
06:30
June 19, 2021
Blacksmiths Capital Research: "Traditional 401(k) vs Roth 401(k) + Your Options When Departing an Employer"
Welcome to this podcast episode from Blacksmiths Capital Research, a Midwest-based capital markets and investment analysis platform, by De'Airius "De" Salibi and Mohamed "Mo" Traore. In today’s episode we focus on: * Traditional 401(k) vs Roth 401(k) - What are they?? How do they work?? * Your Options When Departing an Employer - 401(k) and IRA Rollovers  Investopedia: Traditional 401(k) | Roth 401(k) | Your Guide to 401(k) and IRA Rollovers Stay tuned and be sure to subscribe to this podcast for more! Links to all Blacksmiths Capital Research pages/platforms: https://myalias.page/@bsmithsresearch Subscribe to our newsletter for our Deep Dive write-ups, and other market news: Blacksmiths Capital Research Follow us on social media: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube
06:12
June 14, 2021
Blacksmiths Capital Research: Survey Results & "The Billionaire Leaks."
Welcome to this podcast episode from Blacksmiths Capital Research, a Midwest-based capital markets and investment analysis platform, by De'Airius "De" Salibi and Mohamed "Mo" Traore. In today’s episode we focus on: * Survey results from our listeners -- thank you to everyone that filled one out! * New content you can expect to see moving forward: Special Guests, Crypto, More Listener Input, Instagram Reels.....and yes, TikTok. * The Billionaire Tax Data leak! Yahoo Finance! Story | ProPublica Story (the bombshell report that started it all) Stay tuned and be sure to subscribe to this podcast for more! "Marcus Place Research", by Daniel Marcus - avid Day Trader, and the bro. Great resource for technical analysis, and live trading. Links to all Blacksmiths Capital Research pages/platforms: https://myalias.page/@bsmithsresearch Subscribe to our newsletter for our Deep Dive write-ups, and other market news: Blacksmiths Capital Research Follow us on social media: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube
25:24
June 13, 2021
Blacksmiths Capital Research: Post-Market Chat, "Why Blacksmiths?"
Welcome to this podcast episode from Blacksmiths Capital Research, a Midwest-based capital markets and investment analysis platform, by De'Airius "De" Salibi and Mohamed "Mo" Traore. In today’s episode we focus on: * How to bring our listeners the most value out of our platform(s) * “Why Blacksmiths..?” Stay tuned and be sure to subscribe to this podcast for “Timeout Thursdays” and more! Links to all Blacksmiths Capital Research pages/platforms: https://myalias.page/@bsmithsresearch Subscribe to our newsletter for our Deep Dive write-ups, and other market news: Blacksmiths Capital Research Follow us on social media: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube
09:23
June 8, 2021
Blacksmiths Capital Research: Technical Tuesdays, "Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD)"
Welcome to the third "Technical Tuesdays" episode for Blacksmiths Capital Research, a Midwest-based capital markets and investment analysis platform, by De'Airius "De" Salibi and Mohamed "Mo" Traore. In today’s episode we focus on: * Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) (What is it? How is it calculated? How to use this tool) * Why this MACD is an invaluable technical analysis tool. * Using MACD with other technical indicators such as RSI * AMD Stock Chart https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/AMD?p=AMD -- Investopedia: Momentum Definition | What Is the Moving Average Convergence Divergence, and How Is It Calculated? | Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) | Trading the MACD divergence — Investopedia (Review) : Moving Average (MA) | Exponential Moving Average (EMA) | Relative Strength Index (RSI) | Simple vs. Exponential Moving Averages | Momentum Indicators * Some tools that Mohamed likes to use for technical analysis and "stock screeners" | Chartmill | Think Or Swim (from TD Ameritrade) | Yahoo! Finance Stay tuned and be sure to subscribe to this podcast for “Timeout Thursdays” and more! Links to all Blacksmiths Capital Research pages/platforms: https://myalias.page/@bsmithsresearch Subscribe to our newsletter for our Deep Dive write-ups, and other market news: Blacksmiths Capital Research Follow us on social media: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube
12:38
June 2, 2021
Blacksmiths Capital Research: "Don't Park Your Cash Just Anywhere: Retirement Buzzer Beater."
Welcome to this "Timeout Thursdays" (late post due to Memorial Day holiday) episode for Blacksmiths Capital Research, a Midwest-based capital markets and investment analysis platform, by De'Airius "De" Salibi and Mohamed "Mo" Traore. In today’s episode, De focuses on: * Savings Accounts vs. Actively Managed Hedge Funds vs. S&P 500 Index Funds Don't Park Your Cash Just Anywhere... DISCLAIMER: This is not financial or investment advice. This is intended for educational purposes only. Stay tuned and be sure to subscribe to this podcast for more episodes! Links to all Blacksmiths Capital Research pages/platforms: https://myalias.page/@bsmithsresearch Subscribe to our newsletter for our Deep Dive write-ups, and other market news: Blacksmiths Capital Research Follow us on social media: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube
05:28
May 31, 2021
Blacksmiths Capital Research: Technical Tuesdays, "Moving Averages, and an Introduction to Momentum."
Welcome to the second "Technical Tuesdays" episode for Blacksmiths Capital Research, a Midwest-based capital markets and investment analysis platform, by De'Airius "De" Salibi and Mohamed "Mo" Traore. In today’s episode we focus on: * Moving Averages, Exponential Moving Averages, Relative Strength Index (RSI) and why Mohamed, and many other traders, see these indicators as essential to sound technical analysis -- Investopedia : Moving Average (MA) | Exponential Moving Average (EMA) | Relative Strength Index (RSI) | Simple vs. Exponential Moving Averages | Momentum Indicators * Some tools that Mohamed likes to use for technical analysis and "stock screeners" | Chartmill | Think Or Swim (from TD Ameritrade) | Yahoo! Finance Stay tuned and be sure to subscribe to this podcast for “Timeout Thursdays” and more! Links to all Blacksmiths Capital Research pages/platforms: https://myalias.page/@bsmithsresearch Subscribe to our newsletter for our Deep Dive write-ups, and other market news: Blacksmiths Capital Research Follow us on social media: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube
30:19
May 26, 2021
Blacksmiths Capital Research: Earnings Review, EVs, Inflation & Commodities and "Where'd Crypto Go??"
The second "Stocks & Cereal"  podcast episode for Blacksmiths Capital Research, a Midwest-based capital markets and investment analysis platform, by De'Airius "De" Salibi and Mohamed "Mo" Traore. Today’s topics are: *  “Around the Bell -- a Lightning Round 30-second company overview and earnings blitz” : LB | JD | TGT | IBIO | HD | PLTR * “Battle of the EVs”  * “Crude and Rude Oil” * “Inflated Everything”  * “Where’d Crypto Go?” * and more! Stay tuned and be sure to subscribe to this podcast for our second “Technical Tuesdays” episode! Links to all of our platforms: https://myalias.page/@bsmithsresearch Subscribe to our newsletter: Blacksmiths Capital Research Follow us on social media: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube
35:56
May 22, 2021
Blacksmiths Capital Research: Timeout Thursdays, "Fractional Shares Investing."
Welcome to the first "Timeout Thursdays" episode for Blacksmiths Capital Research, a Midwest-based capital markets and investment analysis platform, by De'Airius "De" Salibi and Mohamed "Mo" Traore. In today’s episode we focus on: * Myth: You need thousands of dollars to start investing. * Fact: Multiple platforms allow you to purchase stocks based on a dollar amount that YOU select, rather than the full price of an entire share of a stock. This is know as fractional share investing. * If you decide(d) to partake in fractional share investing, do not be discouraged by your small percentage of ownership of a stock because if the stock goes up, so does your money! * Be aware that volatility in the market is inevitable and that your investment will not always be up, but that's why we invest in quality companies and/or ETFs and #HOLD! DISCLAIMER: This is not financial or investment advice. This is intended for educational purposes only. Stay tuned and be sure to subscribe to this podcast for “Stocks & Cereal” on Saturday! Subscribe to our newsletter for our Deep Dive write-ups, and other market news: Blacksmiths Capital Research Follow us on social media: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube
04:02
May 20, 2021
Blacksmiths Capital Research: Technical Tuesdays, "Back to the Basics."
Welcome to the first "Technical Tuesdays" episode for Blacksmiths Capital Research, a Midwest-based capital markets and investment analysis platform, by De'Airius "De" Salibi and Mohamed "Mo" Traore. In today’s episode we focus on: * Some quick market updates * Introducing some tools that Mohamed likes to use for technical analysis and "stock screeners" | Chartmill | Think Or Swim (from TD Ameritrade) | Yahoo! Finance * Introducing some of Mohamed's favorite technical indicators, but we focus this episode on "how to read a stock chart." Stay tuned and be sure to subscribe to this podcast for “Stocks & Cereal” on Saturday! Subscribe to our newsletter for our Deep Dive write-ups, and other market news: Blacksmiths Capital Research Follow us on social media: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube
15:21
May 18, 2021
Blacksmiths Capital Research: iBIO, Elon "The Hustla" and "Dude, Where's My Gas??"
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The inaugural podcast episode for Blacksmiths Capital Research, a Midwest-based capital markets and investment analysis platform, by De'Airius "De" Salibi and Mohamed "Mo" Traore. In today’s episode we focus on: * iBio, and why we like this stock * Some of the things we like to do to ensure we invest in solid companies, and picking good entry points * Elon Musk, and how to avoid getting “hustled.” * A short rundown on the Colonial Pipeline issues, and how Mohamed made some entries into some oil stocks to take advantage of sector strength, fundamentals, and technical analysis. Stay tuned and be sure to subscribe to this podcast for our first “Technical Tuesdays” episode! Subscribe to our newsletter: Blacksmiths Capital Research Follow us on social media: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube
48:29
May 15, 2021