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license, you can be an illegal alien and get one. >> homeland security hasn't done anything to make us safe, david. global jihadism continues to grow, and ominously, we've seen the attacks. >> jonathan, got to leave it at that. thank you very much. "risk & reward" starts right now. >> well, the hillary campaign said they'd love to run, yeah, she wants to run against me instead of somebody else. i guarantee you, and i tried to explain to chuck todd and all the guys, you don't understand, chuck, when they say they want to run against trump, that means they don't want to run against trump. deirdre: presidential front-runner donald trump attacking democratic presidential front-runner hillary clinton at a rally last night. this is "risk & reward," i'm deirdre bolton, true to form donald trump went after hillary's e-mail scandal to benghazi as well, candidates have a few weeks to go before iowa and new hampshire.
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a new poll shows the presidential front-runners are tied. donald trump would get 36% of the vote. peter barnes is with me now. so peter, i'm looking at a third number, a sizable 22% would choose another candidate. how does that fit in? >> well, it means, it suggestses, deirdre, to me we might see a repeat of the 19 '92 election of trumps and clinton's numbers hold here and the other candidates. civics 101, the president is elected based on the number of electoral votes a candidate gets not a popular vote. a candidate can win all of the electoral votes in a state without winning a majority of the popular votes in the state. in 1992 bill clinton got 43% of the popular vote nationally, but won 370 electoral votes, a hundred more than he needed to
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beat george h.w. bush and ross perot. assuming people don't want another candidate don't decide on trump and clinton by election day, and trump and clinton act like they'll be facing off in november. trump escalating attack on clinton at the rally in. new hampshire. he went after her on the use of private e-mail account while secretary of state. >> she has committed a criminal act. >> yes! >> a criminal. what she did with the e-mails is criminal, according to every single person that i've met that knows this stuff. >> pretty strong words. trump kept up attack on former president bill clinton who will start campaigning for his wife more actively next month. in a tweet trump said remember bill clinton was brought into
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help hillary against obama in 2008. he was terrible. failed badly and called a racist. in a statement the clinton campaign said, quote, hillary clinton won't be bull sxeed won't be distracted by the slings he throws at her and former president clinton. while his insults are directed at others, hillary clinton will stand up to him. deirdre? deirdre: peter, thanks as always, peter barnes. we're going to continue on your theme, peter, part of donald trump's attack on hillary clinton extends to her husband and co campaigner bill clinton. >> if you look at different situations, of course, we could name many of them, i can get you a list and have it sent to your office in two seconds, but there were certainly a lot of abuse of women, and you look at whether it's monica lewinsky or paula jones or many of them, certainly will be fair game, certainly if they play the
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women's card. deirdre: mindy fin, chris hahn, mindy, what can trump say about bill clinton that people don't already know? >> i don't know that it's that he's saying something people don't already know, he's reminding the people the clinton machine, bill clinton and hillary clinton together, can't be trusted. they insulted the american people in the past. bill did when he lied about the monica lewinsky scandal. that while now while hillary is running on being a champion for women and being a champion for those less privileged, that's not what the clintons have been about, that bill clinton preyed on his underlings, uses political power to do so. it's a reminder at this point, not here's new knowledge or new information, it's reminding people the character of the clintons. deirdre: chris, how much does it matter of the accusations and cross accusations of sexism.
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how important is the topic for the campaign? >> well, i think right now it's helping both candidates. i mean clinton does very well being attacked by trump. trump does very well being attacked by clinton. and the only two candidates that anybody is talking about is hillary clinton and donald trump. to my last count, there's 13 other republicans running for president of the united states and two other democrats seriously challenging her, and the only people we're talking about are those two. both campaigns are buoyed by this. if donald trump wants to talk about bill clinton's sexism, talk about donald trump's sexism, i can remember a cover from the new york post that donald trump would not like conservative christians in iowa and new hampshire to talk about with marla maples. if he wants to go down that road, we're going to get the best sex cover out. i'm surprised republican opponents are not popping that campaign cork on donald trump. deirdre: which brings up the
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point that so far donald trump has not had to spend a lot of money because he tends to favor the big rallies. covered by the mass media. does that change, mindy, coming to you, if the strategy had to change in iowa? >> starting january 4th, we're spending a lot of money. the press is going to hear this for the first time. we're going to spend a lot of money over the next four weeks and we just don't want to take any chances, we're too close. deirdre: mindy, that obviously was donald trump talking about the spending and the fact he is going to increase spending, but i'm also looking at a shift in strategy for the first time, his campaign is actually employeeing this on the ground computer software that more traditional campaigns have used for years. does that show a pivot in his campaign strategy, mindy?
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>> at this point, it's time to pull out all the stops. able to ride a lot of momentum, free media. we're talking about him right now to gain the lead in this race. they have to say, we need an insurance policy, it's time to pull out all the stops. other thing is we're used to donald trump saying something outrageous, and every single day getting himself into the media, when other candidates talk about a television strategy, a data driven strategy. nobody blinks an eye. for donald trump, this is a big, big story, now all of a sudden he's running conventional stories, that's big news for him in a way that is not for others. deirdre: a point well taken. jeb bush, marco rubio spent a lot of money so far on advertising. in comparison, donald trump spent 217,000 on radio ads. not even any tv spending to date.
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as mindy says for any other candidate the information is not important but represents a big shift for him does. this show he is 100% truly serious? >> see if he actually spends this money or saying it's going to cost a lot of money is like my grandmother say it costs a lot of money. we haven't seen him spend it, he hasn't had to. it is crunchtime, you cannot win iowa and new hampshire without a serious ground game. two retail politics states. he's done very well retail politics there, very little organization on the ground that is campaigning and pulling out for the caucuses and primaries. if he spends money on the infrastructure and a little on his ad campaign there and he's going to need it in iowa, he's losing badly there right now. i think you can see him challenge in iowa and hold onto lead in new hampshire. there are people closing quickly there as well. deirdre: to your point, she starting to spend, as i mentioned, with the software on the ground in iowa and i'm
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assuming his campaign manager has ted cruz in vision. ted cruz is the leader right now in iowa. mindy, getting back to something you said that one reason donald trump is able to run a cheaper campaign is because of extreme comment. here is his latest hit on the obama administration in regard to terror threats. >> isis has claimed responsibility. >> the ability to produce fraudulent passports. explosive devices rigged. >> okay, everybody, i got to get to "star wars." deirdre: okay, so maybe he runs a more traditional campaign and is going to either have to turn the vitriol to competitors and no longer the obama administration. is that likely, mindy? >> i think with these television ads, if i were to predict, i don't think we're going to see the vitriol and the insults in the ads. i think it's going to be more about issues. they're not going to be -- maybe the traditional ad that
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you expect from all candidates, because this is donald trump after all. he's bombast, i don't think he's turning to the twitter insults and vitriol. tv ads have not shown to move numbers for candidates in iowa. >> not at all. >> 23 million dollars, two thirds was by candidates no longer in the race, i think it's more of a show of force by donald to make the announcement. i don't know it's going to have the impact or any impact in the numbers. >> let's not assume that it's going to be on tv ads. look, there are 25% of iowans caucusgoers that may support him. if he can get the 25% to the polls better than ted cruz gets his 29% to the polls, he's going to win. politics is about math more than messaging at this point, especially at this stage in the game where there's such a crowded field. if you can get your people out, you win, how is he going to do that?
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people are more committed to donald trump than ted cruz or any other candidate in iowa. if he gets the committed voters out to the polls or caucuses in iowa, he's going to win iowa. deirdre: we're entering into a new phase of the campaign. chris hahn, thank you so much. mindy finn, glad to have you. speaking of campaigns, the next presidential gop debate will be right here january 14th on fox business. any time we want to shift to international view because isis leader has been killed in airstrike in syria, he had direct links to last month's attacks in paris. u.s. military spokesperson said the isis military was plotting further attacks on the west. retired navy captain chuck nash is with me now. how much progress does this show against the war against terrorism. >> i think what it shows is we're getting intelligence where the guys are.
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it's not just a random event that you take somebody like this out. so i am heartened by that part of it. what still is lacking, though, is the overall plan, what it is we're trying to do. in the meantime we're taking these guys out, and it's a good news/bad news story when you get word you have been awarded a leadership position in isis. deirdre: there are reports that isis has gone on a revenge killing spree in iraq, and sources say it's in retaliation for those who didn't help fight along with isis, fight the u.s. and iraqi soldiers from retaking ramadi. how do you see this as far as what comes next from that terror group? i'm assuming we should expect more retaliation? >> i think so, deirdre. what they're really doing here is they're not only retaliating for those who failed to fight and take up arms, but also doing it as an intimidation
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technique to make sure those people who might be thinking about supporting the government in the upcoming takeover of mosul, or might be thinking about actually taking up arms against isis. it's to put them in checkmate right now and be as brutal as possible to keep these people intimidated and keep them in line. deirdre: speaking of intimidation, it seems as if al qaeda is back in afghanistan, that is to say, while the u.s. is focus on iraq and syria and fighting isis, this other terrorist branch is reclaiming a big part of afghanistan. where is our military strategy best focused at this time? >> that's a tough one because, you know, evil will fill a vacuum. that's what it's doing. there's a giant vacuum in afghanistan right now. it's a fragmented effort. over the last decade, we staffed afghanistan as a
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holding action, not to win anything. i don't even know there was a strategy other than to train and hope it all worked out and leave. it's now getting to the point where you have too few u.s. people there, the government is still very krurnths a recent study came out and listed afghanistan as the number two most corrupt nation of nations on the planet. so you've got a corrupt government. people in the hinderlands who are not interested in it, and a resurgent taliban, resurgent al qaeda. the haqqani network is still in business. they're really bad. and the new kids on the block, isis, and you can see a mishmash of really bad actors in an unruled, unruly area. so it's not a good picture, i'm sorry, it's not a good picture. deirdre: not a good picture, and to your point, it is very spread out.
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so glad to have your insights. retired navy captain chuck nash with me there. thank you. starting in 2016, a driver's license may not be enough to get you on an airplane. we'll tell you about the potential new tsa rule and when it may apply to you. and for new year's eve, more than one million people are expected in new york city alone. we'll tell you what law enforcement is doing to secure partygoers here and in other cities.
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. deirdre: that was former heavyweight champ mike tyson trying to ride his hoverboard. it was a top gift this season, even though they burst into
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flames. actor russell crowe upset when he couldn't bring his hoverboard onto a plane tweeting ridiculous, virgin australia, no segway boards as luggage. too late as the kids and i offboarded. good-bye, never again. a driver's license may not be enough for you to clear security. the tsa may start enforcing a 10-year-old law that requires states to comply with federal standards for driver's licenses. the president of keeping identities safe, brian zimmer is with me now. brian, what will states have to do? i understand the changes could happen in about 12 months' time to be in line with federal requirements? >> actually about 22 states are fully complied with real id, people don't have to do anything, people will not be disturbed. some of the larger airports
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that are in that category are atlanta and denver, carry a lot of traffic and lot of through traffic and local passengers and passengers will be unencumbered, unless they are from the states that are noncompliant. deirdre: brian, what's the difference, really? where is the gray area? >> there isn't many gray areas. the rules have been out on real id since 2007. they've been clearly enunciated by many forms by dhs, in my humble judgment, dhs has done a relatively good job of communicating a fairly complicated set of rules. 42 rules according to dhs, some of which have multipart components. there are states that met nine rules when the regulations were published in 2007 and meet 10 rules today. they clearly weren't paying attention to the communications. there is not a central difference.
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the two main aspects of the noncompliant states that are -- have been deemed noncompliant versus working to get compliant, right now over 40 states have told dhs, they intend to become compliant, and all but a few have been granted extensions. deirdre: okay. >> a number of states clearly had no intention of becoming compliant. they've taken grant money specifically for driver's license improvements and haven't made the improvements. notably, illinois, notably washington state. they didn't take the money, they took the money but didn't spend it to fix the problems. >> if you're not sure, bring the passport and get on the plane, no worries in the meantime. >> there are places can you find the information. deirdre: do you have a website? >> i do. we have a map of the compliant/noncompliant states,
5:22 pm is my state compliant? is it not? we usually respond within 20 minutes telling you whether you need to buy a passport or not. brian zimmer, thank you for joining me there. belgium police arrested two men on charges of terrorism. prosecutors say the arrests may have thwarted a planned attack on brussels during the holiday season. belgium and other european countries have stepped up security in the wake of the deadly attacks on paris. safety and security expert and former nypd officer bill stanton is with me now, great to see you. does this show europe, we'll talk about the u.s. next, is getting better at thwarting attacks? >> yes and no because the attacks do happen, and that's how they learn. unfortunately an attack has to happen to see how they've improved. changing profile constantly. escalation of intelligence versus counterintelligence.
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so are they sharing information? yes. do they need to get better? every day. deirdre: every day. when the attacks in paris happened, new yorkers said could that happen here? of course new year's day, new year's eve, the big ball dropping in times square. more than a million people coming into the city for that. can new york or any big city keep hosting these big events? >> first, let me say i'm bias. i'm very good friends with police commissioner bill bratton and counterterrorism expert john miller. you're not getting two better guys protecting the city than those two in this department. being that said, unless you have a one-to-one officer with person, there things will always be -- deirdre: there's always a risk? >> yes. deirdre: so what is nypd, without giving away too many secrets, doing to minimize the risk of an attack? >> well, just outside this building, i couldn't bark. why?
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they have the concrete blocks blocking any vehicle when the time comes from getting into times square. they will have intelligence, undercover, looking on rooftops with snipers and countersnipers and have people mingling in the crowd just identifying people that may look shady. deirdre: other cities, las vegas, new orleans, they have the same concerns, big party towns and on new year's eve, a lot of people want to be there. >> this is a big country. and the thing we need to understand is cops cannot do it on their own. we, the citizen must deputize ourselves, and just watch and report if we see something funny. deirdre: if you see something, say something. bill stanton, thank you so much. >> thank you. deirdre: happy new year if you don't see you before that. >> you, too. >> former nypd officer safety and security expert. ethan couch, the affluenza teen and his mother in custody after being arrested in mexico. he is the texas teenager whose
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offense was he was too rich and spoiled to understand the difference between right and wrong. he killed four people in a drunken driving accident back in 2013. that is him with dyed hair. the biggest cyberthreat facing all americans in 2016. we have a list for you to consider when we come back. you totaled your brand new car. nobody's hurt, but there will still be pain. it comes when your insurance company says they'll only pay three quarters of what it takes to replace it. what are you supposed to do? drive three quarters of a car? now if you had liberty mutual new car replacement, you'd get your whole car back. i guess they don't want you driving around on three wheels. smart. with liberty mutual new car replacement, we'll replace the full value of your car. see car insurance in a whole new light.
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. deirdre: more than 190 million u.s. voters may have had personal data exposed. a so-called friendly hacker uncovered the publicly available database online earlier this month. cybersecurity expert joe loomis is with me now. why is the database not better protected? >> this is a really example of what happens when there is too much data on the web. it's not protected to. this day we don't know who owns this database. the data is residing out, there no one wants to assess liability or even kind of take advantage of the fact that
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someone's found this database and no one wants to take claim to it. deirdre: no one wants to take claim, what can hackers do with the info? i know addresses and phone numbers are there, which may seem benign, anything connected to voting, seems like it deserves privacy? >> huge voter fraud. huge identity theft issues. my friend todd davis at lifelock, huge issues with this. you can look up anybody's name and find out where they live. find out from a national security issue, think about from a privacy or personal issue. having a database of this volume is astronomical, the fact it is laying out there, which makes you wonder what security measures are putting in place around such data. deirdre: indeed, i want to stay on the security theme. the network security software company has put together a list of the biggest cyberthreats in the new year --
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do you have another pick or of these five, which are the most threatening? >> think mobile devices are the biggest issue, they are growing exponentially. they stated it's going to grow 30% to 6.8 billion devices connected to the internet. there's the biggest landscape. the hackers go after where the biggest target is because it's the most lucrative. the second is password management. people don't want to use strong passwords, i suggested last time, you should use it to protect your stuff. and i think protecting the cloud, we all rely on all these cloud providers. they need to look where they're going to put their data. i favor armor, they're the leader in secure cloud, and we need to start listening to the people that do this for a living, and it seems to be it's
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not just a hobby, not something of convenience, it is day to day we need to be focused on security. deirdre: joe, you told thus before, if you're in a starbucks or public place, do not use that company's wi-fi, right? worth it to rack up a couple extra data charges if you're doing banking? >> absolutely. you do not want to trust anybody's open wi-fi, if you have to connect to something to check nonsecure e-mail or something, there are privacy vpn filters, there is solutions like surf easy, relatively inexpensive service but creates a secure tunnel, when you connect to open wi-fi, it encrypts your data through their devices, but industry standard is to stay away from open wi-fi networks. deirdre: no, great to have you, practical advice we can all use, joe loomis, thank you so much. >> thank you so much. deirdre: u.s. home prices at
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. deirdre: the highest level in eight years, that is what the latest read on american home prices shows. with more on what that means for the value of your home and your money, my markets panel is here.
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michael chadwick, graying smith. michael, what does this home price high say about housing, if people own and they can lock in a significant gain, should they sell? >> they probably should. i don't think these gains are sustainable. the fed achieved their goal of reflating asset prices, to what end? last week showed transactions were down 10%, prices are up, transactions are down, is this sustainable? i doubt it. deirdre: craig, do you agree with michael? feels like wiley coyote just before going over the cliff? >> feels like 2007, it is frothy here when you see year-over-year up 5%, certain areas up 11%, and 1% in chicago. i really don't think there's a lot of room to the upside in housing here. do i think it's going to fall apart? i suspect not, and everybody has to have a place to live.
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i'm not sure i agree with michael it's time to sell, if you are an investor, it's a good time unless it's causing you, creating income for you, probably a good time to get rid of it. deirdre: talking about one sector. michael doesn't this show something broader about the u.s. economy? let's say housing does slow down, as you said is possible. what does that mean for the economy and therefore the stock market? >> i mean, let's face it, housing is a major factor in the economy overall. when people are building housing, when construction is going on, it powers the economy on a lot of levels. if that area cools off, the economy by definition cools off some. the economy is not wonderful, it's okay. we have artificial influences in the economy. they just raised rates for the first time in nine years, see how that shuffles doubt economy and see how things respond. i'm cautious. deirdre: you are cautious,
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craig, it feels you are the same. what if somebody gets a big christmas check, holiday check, time to put money into the stock market or do you see housi housing as an indicator? >> during the seven year recovery or eight year recovery if you want to call it a recovery, i don't think it's that great of recovery. we've seen massive increase in consumer debt. 36% increase, student loans, government debt. the increases of debt and the leveraging at the banks have me very concerned for the stock market in 2016. it was basically dead money in 2015. you maybe made 2% of dividends in the stock market. cash was dead, commodities you got killed. i think going into 2016, you have to be very, very cautious, and just personally and i normally don't talk about this
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publicly, i'm 100% out of stock market for the first time ever in my investing career. deirdre: so craig, that honestly does tell us something if you are out of stock market. there are anecdotal data points but there all the same. i read research from goldman sachs that showed more millennials, despite what we're told about the labor market improving are living at home. millennials are camping out in parents' basements. michael does that contribute or do you say that's one group of people? >> you know, the basement thing is funny, back to multifamily housing, right? back in the 60s and 70s, people lived on three floors. first family, second family and third family. today kids living in the basement. might be on a multiiary, lush lawn, but we're back into multihousing. that's a smart way to live.
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the house is not the big investment everyone wants you to think it is. if you live in a single-family home, you are not making a lot of money on the home. investment property makes you money. homes we live in are not big moneymakers. deirdre: a fair point. i want to ask you, we talked about housing. energy, i want to know, craig, we're showing the dow closing up today, but yesterday was a very different story with oil breaking below $37 a barrel. is this a troubling sign to you, craig? >> that's been the big news in 2015, these crushing energy prices, which has been wonderful for the consumer. every penny he saves at the pump is a billion dollars into the economy, which goes to show how anemic the recovery is. these price should have had a tremendous impact on the upside of the economy. but they haven't. michael said something that is
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interesting about on the multifamily basis, i think it shows a lot of confidence not only on behalf of millennials but others because for the first time in a long time, the u.k. telegraph pointed this out the other day. in the 80s we had japan buying up everything, huge economic superpower. in the 90s america was tearing it up. economic superpower. 2000, china was going crazy. all of a sudden the world doesn't have anybody knocking it out over the left field wall. as a direct result you have a lack of confidence, when you have a lack of confidence, have you slowdown in the economy, that's why i'm not overly optimistic about 2016. deirdre: keeping two things in mind, point is well taken, michael chadwick and craig smith with me there. speaking of investments, hedge funds taking big hits this year. investors wondering out loud if the managers are worth when
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they get paid? we have a full list of winners and losers. speaking of big money, "star wars" hitting the global one billion dollar mark already. we'll tell you about the movie's chances of hitting the spot as the highest domestic grossing film of this year, when we come back. when heartburn hits fight back fast tums smoothies starts dissolving the instant it touches your tongue and neutralizes stomach acid at the source tum, tum, tum, tum smoothies! only from tums i'm definitely able to see savings through using the car buying on usaa. i mean, amazing savings. i was like, wow, if i could save this much, then i could actually maybe upgrade a little bit. (announcer) usaa car buying service powered by truecar. save money, zero hassle.
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. deirdre: the average hedge fund is down over 3% making for awkward cocktail conversations, managers asking to explain how they lost money. "wall street journal" reporter rob copeland is with me now. great to see you. which hedge fund managers had the toughest black tie events? when investors pay 2 in 20, they want results? >> look at what happened, the consensus trades went totally bust. no one expected oil to keep falling, oil plummeted. valeant, a huge pharmaceutical
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company. deirdre: there were a lot of m&a deals which took investors by surprise. >> bill ackman down 16% through last week. they are huge numbers. deirdre: they're huge numbers indeed. they had a rougher holiday season. who are the managers who either didn't have money in the calls that a lot of people, did or just saw things from a completely different, more profitable perspective? >> i think a really interesting one is lee ainsley who runs 10 billion dollars of maverick capital. he was worried there would be a rush for the exits that everyone wants to sell the popular positions, he switched out and started shorting apple component makers, chinese stocks, china hits huge trouble and he's up 16%. deirdre: he made a contrarian call which is what they get paid to do, think differently than anybody else, find the opportunities where if they tau
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talk about them, people say you're crazy and make money. there are a couple of ones, radialio continues to churn out cash. >> the s&p is basically flat. the problem is these managers need to be going long and short. they should be making money on both ends. it doesn't fly. deirdre: two others, melissa ko. >> melissa ko shorted the euro, and john arbitrage in capital, a very weird guy, that doesn't leave the house that much on the weekends but shorted oil stocks, that was the thing to do. deirdre: sure was. great piece in the journal, rob copeland with me there. speaking of brands, losing trust and gang trust. we're going to tell you about the biggest corporate losers this year and what they're doing to gain your trust back? and as far as your favorite movies this year, "star wars,"
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"jurassic world" maybe the "minions" the highest grossing domestic flicks so far this year.
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. deirdre: high-end grocer whole foods will pay new york city $500,000 to settle allegations it overcharged customers. that is just one of a few big name companies that had to manage a branding disaster this year. jeff flock is with me now. jeff, a lot of big companies lost trust with clientele. who's topping the list? >> i'd say if you make an engine and say it's going to meet emissions standards and jimmy it up so it fakes the tests out, that's a bad one. that would be vw, if you make air bags that are supposed to protect people and blow up and
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instead kill people, takata. not a good one either, whole foods, chipotle, the guys that make people sick. not a good year for the company companies. the impact is felt. take a look at numbers on vw, the most egregious example. before the scandal, vw said or america said about two-thirds, more than two-thirds of the people had a favorable opinion. afterwards, less than a third of people had a favorable opinion. you know the companies take a stock hit also, you look at companies like gm which has done nothing forever. whole foods down 30% over the course of the year, chipotle down 30% in the last three months, these companies are taking a hit. deirdre: jeff, where are the consumer reports? where are groups of citizens who want to challenge these companies and hold them to their promises? >> well, you know, people have taken vw to court for example.
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there are a lot of class action lawsuits. company set aside over 7 billion dollars to make it right, and, you know, the city of new york half million-dollar settlement with whole foods. try to make that right. we're trying out there. deirdre: trying out there. which brands are most trustworthy? >> yeah, you know nielsen did a study, a survey, and the survey says, i think i got it here. most trusted brand in america, band-aid bandages, neosporin antiseptic, heinz ketchup, ziploc bags and dawn dish so. no scandals there. deirdre: i was going to say band-aids don't explode for starters. thank you very much. >> that's true. deirdre: speaking of brands, if you thought "star wars" was the number one movie of this year, think again. we have details for you that may surprise you.
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dierdre: "star wars" crushed opening records, but it's still not the biggest domestic winner this year. to be fair, "star wars" has not been open the entire year, rather the last 10 days of the year and we are comparing to it ones who have been open a lot longer. >> jurassic world was open a month before it fell into the smaller theaters. dierdre: it seems as if "jurassic world" made $650 million. >> what i found interest being the top movies of 2015 is the big winners were a lot of science fiction films. far wars science fiction. age of ultron science fiction
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was on the top 12 list. that's good news for nerds like myself. >> i was surprised by inside out. >> i was a little surprised by that. those movies tends to do good because your kids will go with you. i want to say this didn't do as well as other pixar films. this had a disappointing opening weekend. that was a great movie. it's good news for the box office. i think at the end, "star wars" will probably beat "jurassic world." it's on track to do that. it could open in china and be a disaster because they haven't seen the previous versions. so they are going into this blinds.
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for us it was a huge cultural phenomenon. dierdre: you are points out the sci-fi bent. a lot of them, series. these kinds of even if it's not named, year 2, 3, or 4. >> the hunger games did very well. it was the fourth or fifth one. they split the last one into two and it was very confusing. i'll eat the berries with pita. but it's a good -- it's good to have -- i think the series do well because you are building on an audience, you are building on a story line people can get in. look how well the bond film did when it came out. >> it did you very well. star wars the force awakens, most of of what i have seen i want to see more.
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>> those movies cost a little bit more to make because of the special effects, so it's great to see at box office. >> it's not something you want on netflix. great to see you you. charles: i have got a stock tip for you tonight. a plethora of goodies for the class warfare advocates to the afle -- tothe affluenza kid on . make money starts right now.


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