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Group Chat is a show where friends – hilarious, opinionated friends who happen to be successful entrepreneurs, investors & operators – comment on all things business, culture, current events and whatever the hell else they want to talk about. From Kanye to Kavanaugh, IPOs to DUIs, no topic is off-…

Chris "Drama" Pfaff, Dee Murthy & Anand Murthy


    • Sep 26, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    QAnand | Group Chat News Ep. 685

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 64:00


    Tonight, Drama, Dee, and Anand discuss the Dow's bear market, China's possible coup, Rihanna's Super Bowl LVII show, Italy's far-right PM, Sundar Pichai's latest tussle with employees, Opendoor CEO's CNBC appearance, Starbucks PSL, and Venmo user's crowdfunding attempts. Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    The Fed Wants Economic Pain | Group Chat News Ep. 684

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 61:19


    Today, Dee and Anand discuss the Fed's goals, the real estate market's outlook, and much more. Then, the gentlemen are joined by Kyle Thornton of Ledger before this week's Winners, Losers, Content. Shop Ledger here! Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Dee's Homeless | Group Chat News Ep. 683

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 35:48


    Today, Drama & Anand discuss american's average savings, Fed's likely third straight hike, Peloton's $3k rower, Feeding Our Future's $250 million fraud, Adnan Syed's vacated murder conviction, and one Hong Kong man's arrest. Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Family Ties | Group Chat News Ep. 682

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 71:16


    Tonight, Drama, Dee, and Anand discuss Kendrick Lamar's LA concert, US cities' plummeting rent, Porsche's $75.1 billion valuation, YouTube's recommitment to Shorts, TikTok's Explosive Growth, Gen Z's new Google, China's youth, and Kanye West's opinion to reading books. Timeline of What Was Discussed: BIG rap concert guys. (2:21)  A real estate pulse check. (22:01)  There's a new #2. (29:30)  Luxury pays. (33:56)  Shorts is where it's at. (37:18)  Is Tik Tok the ‘farm system' for YouTube? (43:51)  Is China toast?! (55:10)  Kanye's hot take on reading. (1:03:14)  Group Chat Shout Outs! (1:08:32)  Related Links/Products Mentioned  The 5 U.S. cities where rent prices decreased the most in August  Move over, Jeff Bezos. India's richest man is now wealthier than the Amazon founder  Volkswagen targets $70.1 billion to $75.1 billion valuation in planned Porsche IPO  YouTube is turning on the money hose for Shorts — and taking on TikTok for real  TikTok's Secret To Explosive Growth? ‘Billions And Billions Of Dollars' Says Snap CEO Evan Spiegel  'Bite-sized' TikTok draws a Gen Z tired of Google. But misinformation remains rife. — USA TODAY  'I accept being ordinary': China's youth are turning their backs on hustle culture  Kanye West Says He's Never Read A Book: ‘Reading Is Like Eating Brussels Sprouts' — HuffPost  Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Sally Does Como | Group Chat News Ep. 681

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 68:57


    Toda, Drama, Dee, and Anand discuss the US consumer spending, inflation's toll on groceries, Adobe's Figma acquisition, Ethereum's green new deal, Kanye's corporate breakup, and this week's Winners, Losers, Content. Shop Ledger here. Timeline of What Was Discussed: Anand returns from his European vacation. (1:32)  Is inflation permanent? (13:18)  RIP PnB Rock. (25:10)  Did Adobe overpay for Figma? (29:38)  What is the merge and how can Ledger help? (39:15)  Kanye is DONE with corporate America. (44:51)  Winners, Losers, and Content. (54:43)  Group Chat Shout Outs! (1:08:05)  Related Links/Products Mentioned  US consumer spending rose in August as gas prices fell  Grocery prices are outpacing overall inflation, rising 13.5% over the past year-- the fastest pace since **March 1979** - Gunjan Banerji on Twitter  PnB Rock's killing heightens worries about social media    Adobe shares plunge on deal to acquire design platform Figma for $20 billion  The world's second biggest cryptocurrency just got a lot greener  Ledger Limited Edition Merge Pack  Kanye West Is Done With Corporate America. He'll Go It Alone  Kanye West Tells Gap He Is Terminating Partnership  Patagonia founder gives company away to environmental trusts  Roger Federer Isn't Going Anywhere  Instagram is reportedly removing its shopping page amid a move to drive more direct ad revenue  LeBron James, Chris Paul Call Out NBA Over Robert Sarver Decision: “Our League Definitely Got This Wrong”  Watch Cobra Kai | Netflix Official Site  After Steve: How Apple Became a Trillion-Dollar Company and Lost Its Soul  Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    BeCheap | Group Chat News Ep. 680

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 78:25


    Tonight, Dee and Drama discuss 9/11's reverberating effects, american consumer's refusal to cut down on spending, Goldman Sachs' perk shutdowns, Google CEO's efficiency goals, Smith & Wesson's share tumble, DocuSign's Peloton vibes, and Ray J's latest spat with the Kardashians. Then, Dee is joined by Tate Hackert of ZayZoon to discuss predatory lending and possible alternatives. Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    25K Kathy | Group Chat News Ep. 679

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 53:28


    Today, Dee's joined by Ajay & Austin of slauson.co to discuss early-stage investing and opportunities for Kathys. Then, Drama and Dee discuss Queen Elizabeth II's passing, China's possible population collapse, OpenSea's trading volume, Axie Infinity's crypto hack, and Kim K's new private equity firm. Timeline of What Was Discussed: An interview with Ajay & Austin of Slauson & Co. They discuss the meaning behind their fund and announce a special opportunity for Kathy's. (1:00)  RIP to Queen Elizabeth II. (22:47)  China's population problem. (32:13)  OpenSea is in shambles! (40:30)  Ad Break: Ledger. (45:09)  Kim K launches her own private equity firm. (48:58)  Related Links/Products Mentioned  Queen Elizabeth II of Britain, world's longest-serving monarch, dies at 96  China's population might fall by roughly half by end of this century... More than a dozen [European] countries ... are set to shrink even faster - John Burn-Murdoch on Twitter  Trading volume on top NFT marketplace OpenSea down 99% since May  US Government Recovers $30M From Crypto Game Axie Infinity Hack  Learn more about the Ledger Nano S  Kim Kardashian launches private equity firm, becoming the latest celeb to enter the investment industry  Connect with Ajay and Austin of slauson.co!  Ajay (@ajayfresh) Instagram  Austin (@AustinLAC) Twitter  Friends & Family – Apply today!  Email – meetus@slauson.co  Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Squeeze Those Pipes | Group Chat News Ep. 678

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 65:31


    Tonight, Drama and Dee discuss Kanye's Instagram posts, Zuck's "chadification," Amazon's plans to close warehouses, Amazon's new offer for long-term storage, Russia's halt on gas exports, one CFO's apparent death, and OnlyFans' rise to the top. Timeline of What Was Discussed: Patriotism is lowering your AC to 76. (1:45)  Kayne's weekend takeover! (5:46)  The Bezos health impact. (12:08)  Rough times over at Amazon. (28:24)  Europe is in BIG trouble. (39:57)  The shocking death of a Bed Bath & Beyond exec. (48:13)  OnlyFans is printing money! (56:04)  Group Chat Shout Outs! (1:03:30)  Related Links/Products Mentioned  First Bezos, now Zuck... transhumanism starts with personal chadification. - Balaji Srinivasan on Twitter  Amazon to close, scrap plans for warehouses across US amid slowing sales growth: report  Amazon offers sellers long-term inventory storage with new service  Euro slides below 99 cents after Russia halts gas supplies to Europe  Bed Bath & Beyond exec identified as man who jumped from NYC tower  Why mental health advocates use the words 'died by suicide'  OnlyFans 2021 financial metrics are just wild - Chirag Modi on Twitter  I'm a millionaire thanks to OnlyFans and I don't regret quitting teacher job — New York Post  Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Heatwave | Group Chat News Ep. 677

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022 66:39


    Today, Dee and Anand discuss Groupchat's New York Event, Bank of America's mortgage program for minorities, Michael Burry's new prediction, Crypto.com's missed opportunity, and Kanye's latest. Then, the gentlemen are joined by artist and fellow Kathy, Anderson Bluu, before delivering this week's Winners, Losers, and Content. Timeline of What Was Discussed: Dee recaps the NYC Group Chat live event and why you should NEVER count New York out. (0:54)  HEATWAVE!! (13:57)  Bank of America is doing its part to help minorities buy their first home. (15:37)  STOP spending money! (20:50)  Michael Burry aka Mr. Doom and Gloom. (25:00)  Crypto.com's BIG missed marketing moment. (31:56)  The Ethereum merge is coming and how Ledger can protect you. (34:20)  Group Chat is NOT in the Kayne bashing business. (38:15)  An interview with Anderson Bluu, artist and fellow Kathy. They discuss his transition to going all-in on TikTok, the impact on his business, the value in playing the game, and much more! (40:51)  Winners, Losers, and Content. (56:12)  Group Chat Shout Outs! (1:04:50)  Related Links/Products Mentioned  California Declares Grid Emergency, Warning of Blackouts  Bank of America launches zero down payment mortgages to help minorities buy their first homes — here's who can apply  'Big Short' investor Michael Burry warned the biggest market bubble in history would end with the 'mother of all crashes.' He just hinted the collapse is now underway.  Lululemon jumps after it boosts outlook and posts strong earnings beat  Crypto firm accidentally transferred $10.5m to a woman instead of $100 refund—and it's struggling to get it back  Ethereum Merge: What is Ethereum Merge? How does the Merge happen and Why is it Important  More info on the Merge at Ledger  Kanye West Slams GAP, Plans to Open YEEZY Retail Stores  Opinion | Serena Williams staves off retirement — and the No. 2 seed — with a throwback performance at U.S. Open  Starbucks Names Laxman Narasimhan as Next Chief Executive Officer  Why it's very likely that Russia just threw journalist Maxim Borodin out of a window  1883 - Yellowstone Prequel  Connect with Anderson!  TikTok: @andersonbluu  IG: @anderson_bluu  Bluu Dreams  Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    GROUPCHAT DID!!! | Group Chat News Ep. 676

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 54:52


    Today, Drama and Anand discuss the Dow's slip, Goldman Sachs's decision to end WFH, Russia's war games' pressure on Europe, Snap's staffing cuts, Disney's Amazon Prime-like membership, and Kanye's skirmish with Gap. Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Get Zucked | Group Chat News Ep. 675

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 80:06


    Tonight, Drama, Dee, and Anand discuss Mark Zuckerberg's appearance on JRE, Disney's new pricing, corporate NFT winners, breakfast's hold on the market, New York's age requirement for canned whipped cream, Sydney Sweeney's possibly MAGA family. Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Go Back to The Office! Or Don't | Group Chat News Ep. 674

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2022 59:34


    Today, Drama and Anand discuss ASMR, office building sales, Dee's GOAT call on Peloton, the billionaire class' obsession with "cities of the future," California's veto on WeHo's alcohol plans, Tiger Wood's stadium tour, Novak Djokovic's forfeiture from the US Open, Vanessa Bryant's court win, and this week's Winners, Losers, Content. Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Fly Fishing in Jackson Hole | Group Chat News Ep. 673

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 50:15


    Today, Dee and Anand discuss the Fed's upcoming extravaganza, Home prices' new low (but not really), New Cars' record prices, Biden's 10k student loan forgiveness, Peloton's move to sell products on Amazon, Instagram's BeReal copycat, and Twitter's security holes. Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Young Indian Males | Group Chat News Ep. 672

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 69:10


    Tonight, Drama, Dee, and Anand discuss Group Chat's latest event, the cost of a child today, Taco Bell's plant-based meat alternative, Andrew Tate's booting off social media, and TikTok's privacy overreaches. The gentlemen are also joined by a special guest mid-episode! Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Guns, Drugs, and iPhones | Group Chat News Ep. 671

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2022 62:39


    Today, Drama, Dee, and Anand discuss retail spending, housing markets, quiet quitting, a $110m net, crypto ads, and this week's Winners, Losers, Content. Timeline of What Was Discussed: Anand is a golfer now. (1:30)  Stop dunking on Andreessen. (8:50)  The American consumer LOVES to consume. (15:49)  How low can the housing market really go? (20:15)  The new trend of ‘quiet quitting'. (24:30)  What are regulators doing?! (36:17)  Have you seen a crypto ad lately? (45:33)  Ad Break: Ledger. (48:12)  Guns, drugs, and iPhones. (49:31)  Winners, Losers, and Content. (54:25)  Related Links/Products Mentioned  U.S. Retail Spending Held Steady in July  State of the Industry | OpenTable  Just in time for football season, chicken wings are now cheaper than they were before the pandemic  Home sales fell nearly 6% in July as housing market slides into a recession  If Your Co-Workers Are ‘Quiet Quitting,' Here's What That Means  Americans Are Breaking Up With Their Work Friends - WSJ  How a 20-year-old USC student netted $110m from a Bed Bath & Beyond stock dump at exactly the right time  Crypto Ads Starring Matt Damon, Tom Brady Vanish From Television  Ledger   Already a billionaire, LeBron James' 2-year contract extension makes him the NBA's all-time highest-paid player  Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Harvard of Prisons | Group Chat News Ep. 670

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 75:42


    Today Dee and Zach White discuss Andreessen Horowitz's investment in Adam Neumann, Bed Bath & Beyond's rocketing stock, Walmart's earnings & insight, China's rate cut & factory shutdowns, and Cash App's genius marketing. Then, Dee is joined by Group Chat Regular Rob @Ballin, who brought over friends Nick & Nick of Truff. Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    LA Tech Week | Group Chat News Ep. 669

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 58:09


    Tonight, Dee and Anand discuss Group Chat's LA Tech Week Live Event, Aramco's massive wins, Chinese factories' indicators for demand, E-commerce's drop in costs, California's water crisis' effect on tomatoes, Salman Rushdie's attempted murder, the FBI's warning, and #BamaRush. Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Don't Fight The Mouse | Group Chat News Ep. 668

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 73:51


    Today, Drama, Dee, and Anand discuss the CPI's latest numbers, Web 3's Q2 hacks, Coupang's strong earnings, Eugene Zhang's message to founders, Disney's money printer, one CEO's obnoxious LinkedIn post, Trumpworld's reaction to the FBI raid, and this week's Winners, Losers, Content! Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Are We Reliving 2020? | Group Chat News Ep. 667

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 51:56


    Today, Anand and Drama discuss Kanye's reaction to the Kim & Pete breakup, the FBI's search of Trump's property, the CPI's upcoming release, Coinbase's earnings, Microsoft's slashing of expenses, Walmart's potential bundles, Serena William's evolution, and Saudi Arabia's Twitter spy. Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    We're Not Really Lonely | Group Chat News Ep. 666

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 78:37


    Tonight, Drama, Dee, and Anand discuss Dee's eventful Sunday afternoon, Kim & Pete's breakup, advertiser's slowdown in spending, senate dem's blockbuster bill, Malcolm Gladwell's opinion on WFH, and so much more. Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Groupchat NFT | Group Chat News Ep. 665

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 64:26


    Today, Dee and Anand are joined by Jon and Doug to unveil SOMETHING BIG. After that announcement, Dee and Anand discuss US Crude Oil's bottom, Tiger Global's scapegoat, mortgage rate's new low, rent price's spread, Blackrock's deal with Coinbase, Solana's recent exploit, HBO's recent decisions, and this week's Winners, Losers, Content. Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Robots at a Restaurant Near You | Group Chat News Ep. 664

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 74:12


    Today, Dee and Anand are joined by special guest Zach White to discuss the markets, Uber's earnings, Ferrari's record quarter, PepsiCo's new ownership in Celsius, Pelosi's Taiwan visit, the killing of an Al-Qaeda leader, and much more. Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Time To Run | Group Chat News Ep. 663

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 69:27


    Tonight, Drama, Dee, and Anand discuss Mega Millions Lottery, Sundar Pichai's message to Google employees, Elon's effect on sales, Inflation's ease with falling food prices, America's health post-pandemic, fashion's most significant item, and Chris Rock's reaction to Will Smith's apology. Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    "We're Not In A Recession" | Group Chat News Ep. 662

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 84:30


    Today, Drama, Dee, and Anand discuss Powell's and Biden's recession statements, mortgage rate's real victim, Amazon's earnings, Apple's earnings, Zuck's Meta moves, and much more. Then, were joined by Don Cannon, founder of the TmrO app, to discuss the music industry and the tools available to up-and-coming entrepreneurs. Lastly, we hear this week's Winners, Losers, Content! Shop Ledger here! Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    NFL or Toilet Paper: You Decide | Group Chat News Ep. 661

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 52:10


    Today, Dee and Anand spend some time with Ali from Car Trackers! Ali answers questions about the car market and gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the industry. Then, Dee and Anand discuss the financial markets' upcoming hurdles, the Fed's trillion dollar speech, Shopify's personnel cut, General Moters' dented profits, Walmart's slashed outlook, Insta CEO's response to the Kardashians, Tuesday's Mega Millions, and the NFL's new streaming service. Connect with Ali! Car trackers Www.thecartrackers.com 714-699-9899 @thecartrackers Below invoice Www.belowinvoice.com 949-630-0303 @belowinvoice Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Young Socrates | Group Chat News Ep. 660

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 79:15


    Tonight, Dee is joined by special guests Benjy Smith and Taylor Offer! After some catching up, they discuss Elon's latest affair, this week's earnings outlook, Instagram's latest update, Yeezy's freshest drop, and so much more! Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Ban History | Group Chat News Ep. 659

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2022 69:09


    Today, Drama, Dee, and Anand discuss MAGA's latest faux Trump press release, Elon's reaction to Twitter trolls, Tesla's earnings, small retailers' bad outlook, BlackRock's rocky performance, Amazon's bill for One Medical, China's financial woes, and this week's Winners, Losers, Content. Timeline of What Was Discussed: The inherent problem with Twitter. (3:06)  Is Joe Rogan canceled again? (11:45)  How will parents handle gender identification? (16:35)  Tesla is STILL the king of the EV market. (20:24)  Ad Break: Ledger. (27:56)  Will inflation kill small businesses? (30:11)  What's the deal with BlackRock?! (36:50)  Amazon is going into healthcare. (38:57)  Chaos in China? (44:42)  Winners, Losers, and Content Recommendations. (55:03)  Group Chat Shout Outs. (1:07:01)  Related Links/Products Mentioned  [FAKE] Donald Trump has responded to President Biden getting coronavirus, and it arguably exceeds expectations. - Kyle Orton on Twitter  Ballsack Sports ® (@BallsackSports) / Twitter  Joe Rogan joke about 'shooting homeless people' sparks outrage  Tesla shares jump on second-quarter report that was better than analysts feared  Tesla has dumped 75% of its bitcoin holdings a year after touting ‘long-term potential'  In the next few months, 60% of small retailers could shutter for good: report  BlackRock Is Breaking the Wrong Kind of Records  What does Amazon get for the $3.9B it is paying for One Medical?  China's debt bomb looks ready to explode  Homebuyers in China, frustrated by construction delays, have stopped paying their mortgages. - Axios on Twitter  Kanye West's Yeezy Gap Is Available in Stores for the First Time  James Webb Space Telescope's stunning 'Phantom Galaxy' picture looks like a wormhole  Snap plunges as much as 30% after slump in ad demand triggers earnings miss, Goldman downgrade  Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Time For A Thread - Dee | Group Chat News Ep. 658

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022 54:00


    Today Dee and Anand discuss Dee's secret company, the US market's inflation response, Ether's recent movement, Elon's Twitter lawsuit, YouTube's Shopify partnership, and The Donald's thoughts on LIV Golf. Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Mr. Lonely | Group Chat News Ep. 657

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2022 72:30


    Tonight, Drama and Dee discuss Dee's recent field trip, Starbucks' decision to close 16 stores, Amazon's Prime Day stats, Gas prices' decline, Sonia Syngal's departure from Gap, Kanye's "Perfect Black Hoodie,"the service economy's worker shortage, Bill Gates' walk down the ladder, and one group's lack of friends. Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    No One Knows Anything | Group Chat News Ep. 656

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2022 65:24


    Today, Drama and Anand discuss Inflation, the markets, SEC's battle with Elon, Elon's battle with Trump, Trump's battle with DeSantis, Stripe's Valuation Slash, Netflix's newest partner, and this week's Winners, Losers, Content. Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Global Turmoil | Group Chat News Ep. 655

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2022 62:46


    Tonight, Drama, Dee, and Anand discuss Sri Lanka's protests, China's riots, US' foreign policy, inflation's newest report, Crypto's meltdown, and Elon Musk's Twitter withdrawal. Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Big Smart Athlete | Group Chat News Ep. 654

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2022 102:31


    Today, the gentlemen are joined by star Football player, Kyle Van Noy. They discuss Kyle's career, Amazon's Grubhub takeover, Biden's criticism from Bezos, and so much more. Then, Dee and Ananad interview Miki Guerra from Mag Park before getting back to the whole crew for Winners, Losers, Content. For Ledger Shop the Nano S UTM Now you can swap crypto with FTX on Ledger Live Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    The City Where No One Works | Group Chat News Ep. 653

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 71:16


    Today, Dee and Anand are joined by Ben Braverman,  Co-Founder & Managing Partner at the Flexport Fund. The gentlemen discuss their Independence Day weekend, global supply chains, and the simple problems that come with complicated solutions.

    He's a BankMan | Group Chat News Ep. 652

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 77:08


    Today, Dee and Anand discuss new facts from Robinhood's GameStop debacle, Amazon's market value, FTX's possible BlockFi buy, Restoration Hardware's bad outlook, USC & UCLA's move to the Big Ten, Logan Paul's WWE contract, and this week's Winners, Losers, Content. Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Bullwhip | Group Chat News Ep. 651

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 55:48


    Today, Dee and Anand discuss Sunday's pod, Meta's Internal speech policy, Michael Burry's freshly coined term, Sam Bankman-Fried's Robinhood flipflop, Ernst & Young's $100 Million Fine, Airbnb's party ban, TikTok's possible app store removal, TikTok's most-followed user, California's gas tax relief, and Ghislaine Maxwell prison sentence. Timeline of What Was Discussed: You are allowed to argue. (1:08)  Meta, you cannot die on this sword. (6:44)  The circus of the Jan. 6th hearings, forecasting the Midterms, and the 2024 Presidential race. (8:23)  The ‘Bullwhip' effect explained. (16:15)  Is FTX's Bankman-Fried ‘banking' on Robinhood? (28:21)  What is an ethics exam?! (35:28)  The parties are over at Airbnb. (38:50)  Data is powerful. (42:08)  The #1 TikTok star is not who you would expect. (44:29)  Newsom is using that surplus! (49:49)  Ghislaine Maxwell was sentenced to 20 years in prison. (52:05)  Elon has been quiet. (53:10)  Related Links/Products Mentioned  Meta clamps down on internal discussion of Roe v. Wade's overturning.  Trump grabbed steering wheel, lunged at Secret Service agent  Adrian Peterson, Le'Veon Bell to box on July 30  Gavin Newsom's campaign buys ads in Florida even though he's running in California  Amazon limits how many Plan B pills you can buy as demand surges  ‘Big Short' investor says Fed could reverse rate hikes in ‘bullwhip effect'  Bed Bath & Beyond turning off AC in stores to save money: report  Bankman-Fried's FTX Is Seeking a Path to Buy Robinhood  Ernst & Young to Pay $100 Million Fine After Auditors Cheated on Ethics Exams  Airbnb makes its party ban permanent  FCC calls on Apple and Google to remove TikTok from app stores — Business Insider  Khaby Lame, 22, has become the most followed TikTok star in the world  How much do I get from California's $9.5-billion gas tax relief plan? When will I get it?  Sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years in prison  Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Rules for Thee, Not for Me | Group Chat News Ep. 650

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 62:30


    Tonight, Drama, Dee, and Anand discuss the overturning of Roe v Wade and the All-In Podcast. Timeline of What Was Discussed: The guy's hot takes on the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade. (3:10)  Do the guys believe ‘the besties' at All-In Podcast are telling the truth on their break? (57:40)  Related Links/Products Mentioned  Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, leaves issue up to states — New York Post  Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas says gay rights, contraception rulings should be reconsidered after Roe is overturned  Andrew Yang on Roe V Wade  Dave Portnoy on Twitter  Dave Portnoy on Twitter: Emergency Press Conference – We are going backwards  Anti-abortion states split on how to enforce ban, whether to prosecute or surveil doctors  Rep. Miller thanks Trump for 'victory for white life,' campaign says she misread remarks — NBC News  All-In Podcast E84: Markets update, crypto collapse, Russia/Ukraine endgame, state of the podcast  Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Crack Spread | Group Chat News Ep. 649

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 84:49


    Today, Special Guest Brent Belote joins Anand and Dee to explain Oil and Gas prices. Then Drama, Dee, and Anand discuss Drama's eye witness to a murder, FDA's Juul ban, TikTok's US data access, Crypto's chokehold, Ken Griffin's Citadel move, United's flight cut, Netflix's staffing cut, Ledger's NFT Marketplace, and this week's Winners, Losers, Content. Timeline of What Was Discussed: An exclusive interview with Brent Belote to explain why gas prices are so high, and why they may not be going down anytime soon. (2:03)  Drama saw a guy die! (18:34)  Juul is over! (28:21)  Will TikTok ever be banned?! (38:02)  Anand's quick crypto update. (41:09)  The MASSIVE impact of BIG companies moving their headquarters out of state. (44:28)  The hurricane of problems with US air travel. (55:46)  Times are tough over at Netflix. (1:03:14)  Ad Break: Ledger. (1:06:30)  Winners, Losers, and Content Recommendations. (1:08:25)  Group Chat Shout Outs. (1:22:09)  Related Links/Products Mentioned  FDA bans Juul e-cigarettes as U.S. pursues broader crackdown on nicotine products  Chinese staff can access TikTok's US data: Report - Times of India  Crypto's crash does little to shake the faith of some blockchain believers  Billionaire Ken Griffin's Citadel Becomes Latest Company To Move Headquarters Out Of Illinois  United Airlines will cut 12% of Newark flights in effort to tame delays  Netflix lays off 300 more employees as revenue growth slows  'Top Gun: Maverick' sets sights on $1 billion global box office haul  Ledger Marketplace  Ledger Launches NFT Marketplace and Services Platform for Enterprises  Fanatics is in talks to buy sports betting company Tipico, sources say  Supreme Court gun decision shoots down NY rule that set high bar for concealed carry licenses  Watch God's Favorite Idiot | Netflix Official Site  Tony Fadell: iPhone, iPod, Nest, Steve Jobs, Design, and Engineering | Lex Fridman Podcast #294  Connect with Brent!  Brent Belote (@belote20) • Instagram  Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    We're Going All In | Group Chat News Ep. 648

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 79:06


    Tonight, Drama, Dee, and Anand discuss Drake's latest album, Elon Musk's family matters, Economist's newest warning, auto shopper's record car payment, Binance's Bitcoin buy, ProShares' new ETF, Biden's Port of Los Angeles visit, Revlon's chapter 11, Unilever's DSC purchase, and Klarna's valuation cut. Timeline of What Was Discussed: DRAKE! (1:58)  The first takes from NFT NYC week. (11:11)  Is the ‘All-In Podcast' over?! (23:54)  “Bike-den.” (33:53)  It must be tough being Elon Musk's kid. (37:33)  The recession is here. (42:35)  Anand has diamond hands when it comes to Bitcoin. (46:02)  The rip is over! (55:08)  Revlon, RIP. (58:12)  The biggest winners in the Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) category. (1:02:34)  Why you are worth whatever someone is willing to pay for. (1:13:05)  Related Links/Products Mentioned  Drake's 'Honestly, Nevermind' First-Week Sales Projections Are In  Charlie Rose – Ray Dalio  Elon Musk's Son Files To Change Gender, Name To End Relationship With Father  Economist warns of 'inevitable recession' as consumer spending drops  Cost to finance a new car hits a record $656 per month — and auto shoppers could pay even more with latest Fed rate hike  Binance Buy Bitcoin Dip – 100k BTC on Recovery to $19k Level  ProShares is launching a short bitcoin ETF this week  'The rip-off is over': Biden urges shipping reform during Port of Los Angeles visit  Revlon files for bankruptcy as debt, supply challenges take a toll  Moiz Ali on Twitter  Klarna's potential valuation cut to $15B appears sufficiently steep  Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Be A Patriot | Group Chat News Ep. 647

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 110:08


    Today, the whole gang discusses Powell's 750-point hike, the market's reaction, Crypto's margin calls, Elon Musk's latest shenanigans, Ferrari's new cars, Chanel's customer breakdown, and Netflix's recent scrutiny. Then, part two of our interview with Ian from Ledger before this week's Winners, Losers, Content. Timeline of What Was Discussed: It's a blood bath out there. (1:20)  It's funny when things pop, how CLEAR the bubble was. (14:05)  Is the Elon circus becoming too distracting? (38:38)  It's an ultra-rich and poor world. There is NO middle. (54:04)  When you are struggling, everything is criticized. (1:03:03)  Part II of the interview with Ian Rogers of Ledger and DJ Skee. (1:06:27)  Winners, Losers, and Content Recommendations. (1:35:15)  Related Links/Products Mentioned  Stock Market News Live Updates: Dow Drops 700 Points as Post-Fed Rally Fades  Fed's full-tilt inflation fight makes a ‘softish' landing harder to achieve  Crypto hedge fund Three Arrows fails to meet lender margin calls  The DeFi Edge on Twitter  Binance, Kraken And FTX Taunt Struggling Competitors With Hiring Plans Totaling Almost 3,000 Jobs  Elon Musk Talks Free Speech, Content Moderation, Remote Work in Twitter Employee Meeting  Tesla Raises Prices Amid Surging Costs  Elon Musk Tweets He Leans Toward Ron DeSantis for President in 2024  Ferrari will produce its first-ever SUV later this year, and launch its first EV in 2025  SKU'd: Chanel breaks up with the rich in favor of the ultra-rich  Netflix's binge-release model is under new scrutiny as the streaming giant struggles  Watch Hustle | Netflix Official Site  The Metaverse Handbook: Innovating for the Internet's Next Tectonic Shift  Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    LAAYOFFFFSSS | Group Chat News Ep. 646

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 58:59


    Today, Dee and Anand discuss the housing market's rate increases, the Fed's rate increases, the US recession, Coinbase's staffing cuts, Kanye West's 'Fake Yeezy' battle with Adidas, the nation's best restaurant, Squid Game's new reality series, big media's sportscasting rights, and air pollution's newest study. Timeline of What Was Discussed: LIV is PISSING OFF the establishment and Disney's bid for Cricket. (1:29)  Ad Break: Liquid I.V. (13:42)  Why the Fed wants a recession. (15:03)  The trickle-down effects of poor decisions. (20:49)  Will real estate ever go down?! (29:33)  Anand addresses why crypto is tanking. (34:58)  Why is Kanye West calling out Adidas? (41:57)  Indians are winning at EVERY level! (45:12)  The ‘Squid Game' reality series is coming to Netflix! (48:15)  Is air pollution taking years off your life? (52:03)  Shout out to ClipperJet. (55:54)  Related Links/Products Mentioned  Apple TV, Major League Soccer Reach Historic, 10-yr Broadcasting Deal  Rory McIlroy Calls Out PGA Tour Defectors  Disney, Reliance Bid $6.2 Billion to Beam India Cricket  Visit Liquid I.V. for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Promo code GROUPCHAT at checkout**  Fed Likely to Consider 0.75-Percentage-Point Rate Rise This Week — The Wall Street Journal  Coinbase Is Cutting Jobs and and the Stock Gets a Downgrade. But It's Not All Bad News. — Barron's  A message from Coinbase CEO and Cofounder, Brian Armstrong  Compass, Redfin Shed Workers Amid Bleak Housing Market  30-year mortgage rate surges to 6.28%, up from 5.5% just a week ago  Kanye West Calls Out Adidas Over 'Fake Yeezy' Slides — Complex  An Indian Restaurant in North Carolina Is Voted Best in US  ‘Squid Game' Reality Series Coming to Netflix With Biggest Cash Prize in TV History  Air pollution takes 2 years off your life, more than smoking or alcohol  ClipperJet. Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Drama Joins LIV | Group Chat News Ep. 645

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 67:23


    Tonight, Drama and Dee discuss the United States' growing inflation problem, homelessness' newest predictor, crypto's woes, Brian Armstrong's rebuke to his workers, luxury real estate's plunge, hotel's battle with inflation, Wells Fargo's moves Shopify, Meta's backstep on AR glasses, Amazon's pull out from bidding, and Nick Connon's ninth baby. Timeline of What Was Discussed: Drama is the brand ambassador for LIV Golf. (1:54)  The crypto bloodbath continues. (9:50)  Inflation is completely OUT OF CONTROL! (19:44)  Can a computer model predict who will become homeless in LA? (35:18)  Ad Break: Ledger. (42:35)  Even the rich are feeling the inflation woes. (44:05)  The hotel reckoning is coming! (47:11)  Brian Armstrong to disgruntled Coinbase employees, “Quit if you're not happy.” (51:15)  Shopify's scary user engagement stats. (55:27)  Meta has to tighten up a little bit. (57:20)  Bad news for all you cricket lovers out there. (59:18)  Nick Cannon is SHOOTING out babies! (1:00:30)  Related Links/Products Mentioned  Jim Nantz Has Harsh Word To Describe Players Leaving PGA Tour For LIV Golf  JUST IN: MicroStrategy's #Bitcoin investment is now at a $330 million loss.  A Billion-Dollar Crypto Gaming Startup Promised Riches and Delivered Disaster  Crypto lender Celsius pauses withdrawals; bitcoin slides  Another record month for inflation: New level driven by gas, grocery prices and high rent  Inflation Stats - Heather Long on Twitter  Median rent price in Manhattan reaches $4,000 for first time  A computer model predicts who will become homeless in L.A. Then these workers step in  Ledger Op3n Conference NYC  Even wealthy buyers are feeling the heat: Luxury home sales plunge by nearly 18%, the biggest drop since the start of the pandemic  Why Marriott, Hilton and Hyatt say hotel prices are only going up  Biden—Amid Soaring Gas Prices—Wants ‘Reset' Of Rocky Relationship With Saudis, Report Claims  Quit if you're not happy, Coinbase boss Brian Armstrong tells disgruntled workers in wake of petition  Wells Fargo cautious on Shopify as user engagement wanes  Meta Backs off AR glasses as unit looks to cut costs - report  Amazon pulls out of IPL cricket streaming rights bidding  NICK CANNON BABY NO. 9 ON THE WAY!!! Expecting With Abby  Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    United States of Apple | Group Chat News Ep. 644

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 58:02


    Today, Drama and Dee discuss California's Primary Election, Dave Clark's Amazon departure, Apple's new buy now, pay later program, Target's excess inventory, Denver Broncos' sale, and LIV Golf's offer to one pro player. Timeline of What Was Discussed: Did Drama's review of NYC hold true for Dee? (1:43)  Dee and Drama cover the California Primary results. (11:30)  Flexport grabs a TOP Amazon executive for their CEO position. (24:36)  The United State of Apple. (32:24)  Painting the scary picture of the state of the consumer market. (40:04)  There is nothing in America like buying a premier sports team. (47:21)  LIV Golf's HUGE impact on the PGA Tour. (50:17)  Related Links/Products Mentioned  LIVE California Democratic and Republican Primary Election Results  California Sees Low Early Voter Turnout for Primary Election  Amazon consumer chief Dave Clark to join Flexport as its new CEO  Apple iOS update features option to edit, unsend text messages  Apple joins buy now, pay later boom  A wholly owned subsidiary of Apple will extend loans for its Pay Later service  Target cancels orders, cuts prices to shed amassed inventory  The NFL's Denver Broncos have agreed to sell the team to a Walmart heir and his family  LIV Golf is spending an absurd amount of money  Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Dee's New Podcast | Group Chat News Ep. 643

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 75:52


    Tonight, Drama and Dee discuss the upcoming election season, Elon Musk's latest moves, Meta's investigation into Sheryl Sandberg, Spotify's latest racket, and Post Malone's album drop. Timeline of What Was Discussed: An education on sunscreen. (1:48)  Primary elections are this Tuesday. Get out, vote, and make your voice heard! (6:23)  Dee is off to NYC. (28:30)  Ad Break: Immi. (32:22)  Remove the tariffs! (34:07)  The same people who complain about Elon, are driving a Tesla! (42:34)  Something smells a little fishy Sheryl Sandberg. (55:01)  White noise, WHITE-HOT! (57:50)  Post Malone is a SUPERSTAR! (1:02:03) Related Links/Products Mentioned  Poll: LA Mayoral race heading to runoff between Rep. Karen Bass, Rick Caruso  California's homeless crisis explained  Immi  Lifting Tariffs on Goods May Make Sense, US Commerce Chief Says  Elon Musk Says Tesla's Total Headcount Will Rise Despite Cuts  Elon Musk feud with Bill Gates boils over to Twitter — Fox News  Sheryl Sandberg was under investigation at Meta for using corporate resources to plan her wedding, report says  White-noise podcasters make a racket on Spotify  Post Malone's "twelve carat toothache" First Week Sales Projections  Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Back to Work | Group Chat News Ep. 642

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 68:44


    Today, Dee and Anand discuss Elon Musk's newest declaration, Sheryl Sandberg's curtain call, Nate Chastain's possible prison sentence, Jamie Dimon's market manipulation, and this week's Winners, Losers, Content. Timeline of What Was Discussed: Elon Musk drops the HAMMER on the work-from-home crowd. (1:08)  Robinhood, who?! (23:35)  Ad Break: Ledger. (30:37)  Sheryl Sandberg is stepping down from Meta. (32:17)  The problems with financial crimes. (37:52)  Jamie Dimon has an agenda. (42:03)  Tiger Global is falling fast. (43:50)  Keeping up with the Joneses. (46:34)  Winners, Losers, and Content. (50:20)  Group Chat Shout Outs. (1:06:09)  Related Links/Products Mentioned  Elon Musk to Workers: Spend 40 Hours in the Office, or Else  'I work just 2 hours a day': A 24-year-old who makes $8,000 a month in passive income shares her best business advice  WSJ + Group Chat | Group Chat News  Hardware Wallet - State-of-the-art security for crypto assets | Ledger  Sheryl Sandberg Is Stepping Down From Meta  US Charges Ex-OpenSea Exec With NFT Insider Trading  Jamie Dimon says 'brace yourself' for an economic hurricane caused by the Fed and Ukraine war  Tiger Global drops 14% in May during the tech sell-off, pushing hedge fund's 2022 losses to over 50%  One-Third of People Making $250,000 or More Living Paycheck to Paycheck  LeBron James Is Officially A Billionaire  Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers win ‘The Match'  Jury reaches verdict: Johnny Depp wins libel trial, Amber Heard partially wins countersuit  Queen of the South - USANetwork.com  White Hot: The Rise & Fall of Abercrombie & Fitch - Netflix  People Mentioned  Gunjan Banerjee (@gunjanbanerji) | Twitter  Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Top Gun is America's Hope | Group Chat News Ep. 641

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 56:04


    Today, Dee and Anand discuss Tom Cruise's box office record, inflation's global effect, home real estate's continued growth, Taco Bell's Mexican Pizza, and much more! Timeline of What Was Discussed: Top Gun is America's Hope! (0:58)  Taco Bell are the masters at marketing. (13:16)  It's IMPOSSIBLE to model demand. (15:36)  Salesforce is weathering the storm. (26:39)  Why it's hard to scale consumer-facing brands. (28:25)  Politicians need to be much more than ‘laser-focused' on inflation. (36:15)  Something has to give with the Great Resignation. (44:02)  Is Kanye West the hottest agent in the game?! (51:04)  Related Links/Products Mentioned  'Top Gun: Maverick' beats out third installment of 'Pirates of the Caribbean' in record box office numbers  Taco Bell locations are running out of Mexican Pizza less than two weeks after its return  25% of Americans are delaying retirement due to inflation, survey finds  Salesforce Stock Leaps After Q1 Earnings Beat, Profit Forecast Boost  Biden congratulates Powell, promises Fed 'laser focus' on inflation  Meet the typical Gen Z worker, who is quitting their job for a better one but probably regretting it later  Rams star Aaron Donald signs with Kanye West's Donda Sports amid ongoing contract dispute, retirement rumors  Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Slumming It in the Hamptons | Group Chat News Ep. 640

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 65:07


    Tonight, Dee and special guest, Benjy Smith, discuss F1's Monaco Grand Prix, China's reopening, Luna's collapse, Gap's gap on their earnings forecast, the Hampton's market cooldown, and BeReal's newfound popularity. Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Ian's Back! | Group Chat News Ep. 639

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 61:48


    Today we're joined by Ian Rogers of Ledger and DJ Skee. Together with Dee and Anand, they have an incredible conversation about VeeCon, crypto, and the metaverse. Drama and Anand cover today's top stories from the tragedy in Uvalde to Adam Neumann's new gig. Timeline of What Was Discussed: It's been a somber week. Anand and Drama talk about the tragedy in Uvalde, TX. (1:31)  An interview with Ian Rogers from Ledger, and DJ Skee. They discuss VeeCon, the state of crypto and NFTs, and the metaverse. (16:17)  BIG names leaving their board seats. (51:52)  Adam Neumann still hasn't learned his lesson. (57:15)  Related Links/Products Mentioned  Parents Express Anger at Police Response to Uvalde School Massacre  Someone Stole Seth Green's Bored Ape, Which Was Supposed To Star In His New Show  Jack Dorsey exits Twitter's board of directors  Peter Thiel is stepping down from Meta's board  WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann's new crypto project sounds like a scam within a scam  Connect with Ian and DJ Skee  DJ Skee (@djskee)  Ledger (@ledger)  Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Snap Back | Group Chat News Ep. 638

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 50:07


    This episode was taped on Tuesday afternoon before news broke out about the horrific events in Uvalde, Texas. Today, Dee and Anand discuss Even Spiegel's market effects, one company's layoffs, China's lockdowns, Elon Musk's SA allegations, the US's pay disparities, Nike's Travis Scott partnership, and Group Chat's IP theft. Timeline of What Was Discussed: It is VERY clear that ANY consumer-facing business is STRUGGLING! (1:59)  China vs the world! (12:24)  Monkeypox is here! (18:28)  Fintech is going through some tough times. (20:42)  If you don't have the IP, China is NOT the place for you. (23:40)  Elon Musk is the MOST polarizing character in America. (27:38)  How do we fix the gender pay gap? (36:03)  Travis Scott is BACK! (42:57)  Postscript, where's our check?! (47:53)  Related Links/Products Mentioned  Snap plunges 30% after CEO warns company will miss revenue and earnings estimates, slow hiring  Abercrombie & Fitch shares fall 30% after retailer posts loss, offers weak outlook  Monkeypox can be contained as more countries rolling out vaccinations, says WHO official  Klarna to lay off 10% of its workforce as souring economy hits buy now, pay later space  Airbnb is closing its domestic business in China, sources say  SpaceX president defends Elon Musk over sexual misconduct claims: 'I believe the allegations to be false'  Women are still paid 83 cents for every dollar men earn. Here's why  Over 1 Million Entries Reportedly Submitted For Travis Scott x Nike Air Trainer 1 Drop — Complex  Group Chat - the world's first SMS ECOMMFERENCE  Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat  

    $3.99 | Group Chat News Ep. 637

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 71:18


    Tonight, Drama and Dee discuss Instagram verification in new age dating, this week's markets outlook, Ethereum cofounder's downgrade to a millionaire, Amazon's real estate dump, billionaire's taxes, and Pete Davidson's SNL exit. Timeline of What Was Discussed: (1:41) Drama's “twilight special.”  (5:31) Treat yourself to 50K.  (13:00) What was the vetting process pre-social media?  (14:28) What will be the catalyst that will get people excited about re-investing their money?  (23:33) Misery loves company.  (30:38) Ad Break: Credit 101.  (36:46) Why so miserable, ‘Crypto king'.  (38:50) The potential scary fallout from Amazon's retail dump.  (44:55) Is taxing billionaires the right move?  (1:04:44) Group Chat's hot take on Pete Davidson's exit from SNL.  (1:09:11) Group Chat Shout Outs.  Related Links/Products Mentioned  Stocks head for another potentially treacherous week, as a slew of retailers report earnings  Visit Credit 101 for an exclusive offer for Group Chat Listeners!  Ethereum cofounder Buterin says he's no longer a billionaire — Business Insider  Amazon Seeks To Offload Up To 10 Million Square Feet Of Warehouse Space  Pete Davidson Shares Heartfelt Message Ahead of 'Saturday Night Live' Exit (UPDATE) — Complex  Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    Stay Dumb, Stay Happy | Group Chat News Ep. 636

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 79:23


    Today, Dee and Anand are joined by Dulma Altan of Makelane. Dulma Altan is the founder of Makelane, a private community of 1700 female DTC/eCommerce founders, as well as a TikTok creator who analyzes DTC, eCommerce, and VC on her channel at @iamdulma to 50K+ followers. Since starting to post on TikTok last September she has been profiled as an emerging thought leader in publications like Morning Brew and Glossy while Makelane has been featured in The New York Times and Business Insider for its work helping women-led brands access the resources they need to launch & scale. Previously Dulma founded Potion, the world's first clean fragrance retailer, and before that worked at Google and Red Antler helping startups with advertising & branding. After the interview, Drama and the boys cover the market's latest, Tesla's boot from the S&P, one investor's short on Apple, and Winners, Losers, and Content. Timeline of What Was Discussed: An exclusive interview with Dulma Altan, founder of Makelane. They discuss the current headwinds in the direct-to-consumer (DTC) business, how your favorite beauty brand may be shutting down, why her brand stands out, and much more! (1:32)  A Group Chat quick market recap. (25:18)  Some views on short-sellers. (36:32)  Ad Break: Liquid I.V. (42:00)  Elon vs the world. (45:07)  Why Americans are pessimistic about economic opportunity. (55:36)  Winners, Losers, and Content Recommendations. (1:04:52)  Group Chat Shout Outs. (1:18:32)  Related Links/Products Mentioned  This TikToker is delving into what makes DTC CPG businesses tick  Klara valuation  Bombshell 13F Filing: Michael Burry Is Short Apple Stock (NASDAQ:AAPL)  Visit Liquid I.V. for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Promo code GROUPCHAT at checkout**  Why Tesla was kicked out of the S&P 500's ESG index  For many Americans, economic opportunity seems increasingly out of reach  'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli has been released from prison  Fyre Festival Swindler Billy McFarland Receives Early Release from Prison  George W Bush's speech gaffe over 'Iraq invasion'  Elon Musk calls out Twitter employee caught in Project Veritas video mocking his Asperger's (msn.com)  All-In Podcast with Elon Musk  Connect with Dulma!  TikTok: @iamdulma  Makelane  Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

    You're Afraid of Work | Group Chat News Ep. 635

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 56:54


    Today, Dee and Anand discuss Elon's All-In Pod appearance, Madison Avenue's Adverts event, Netflix's layoffs, Walmart's dip, Home Depot's success, Evan Spiegel & Miranda Kerr's massive donation, Travis Scott's BMA appearance, and much more. Timeline of What Was Discussed: Dee and Anand break down the highlights from the All-In podcast with Elon Musk. (2:30)  Upfronts are BACK! (21:47)  Netflix is making some cuts. (29:31)  It looks like inflation has hit the largest retailer in the world! (33:07)  You're afraid of working, America. (37:43)  Home Depot knocked their earnings out of the park! (40:20)  Evan Spiegel does a great deed, and being the product of public vs private schools. (43:47)  Travis Scott makes his first public opinion since the Astroworld tragedy. (53:00)  Group Chat Shout Outs. (55:46)  Related Links/Products Mentioned  All-In Podcast E69: Elon Musk on Twitter's bot problem, SpaceX's grand plan, Tesla stories, Giga Texas & more  Elon Musk Says Twitter Deal Can't Move Forward Without Clarity on Fake Accounts  Madison Avenue's Biggest Event Returns, to a Whole New World  Netflix lays off 150 employees as the streaming service contends with big subscriber losses  Walmart shares fall as higher costs, supply chain problems and inventories eat into profits  Home Depot raises full-year outlook as shoppers trade up to premium products and fuel record Q1 sales  Snapchat co-founder pays off college debt of new graduates at L.A. art and design school  Travis Scott Makes First Televised Performance Since Astroworld Tragedy at 2022 Billboard Music Awards  Connect with Group Chat! Watch The Pod #1 Newsletter In The World For The Gram Tweet With Us Exclusive Facebook Content We're @groupchatpod on Snapchat

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