Paul Ebeling

  • Obama Keeping Money From Tax Deals He Says He Is Against

    Obama Keeping Money From Tax Deals He Says He Is Against

    Obama Keeping Money From Tax Deals He Says He Is Against MDT, ABBV US President Barack Hussein Obama will not return campaign donations to company executives, advisers and directors who have profited from offshore mergers aka inversions, that reduce corporate taxes using a technique he dubbed unpatriotic, meaning against the national interest. In responce this ...
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  • Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street Friday the US market gapped sharply lower with some Key Southside plays inplace Thursday, now looking for an extension of the weakness, the futures are flat as I write Monday am. The DJIA broke  the 20-Day EMA for the 1st time since this run started. The NAS 100 has ...
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  • US Major Markets: Support And Resistance

    US Major Markets: Support And Resistance

    US Major Markets: Support And Resistance DJIA close: 16,960.57 Resistance 16,970 the Jun 2014 high  The 20-Day EMA: 17,001  17,380 a lower trendline off the Nov 2012 low  Support The 50-Day EMA: 16,860  16,736 the May 2014 high 16,341 the May 2014  low  16,632 the Apr 2014  high  16,589 the Dec 2013 high  16,506the Mar 2014 ...
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  • Technical Analysis: WTI Crude Oil

    Technical Analysis: WTI Crude Oil

    Technical Analysis: WTI Crude Oil WTI Crude Oil fell breaking 102.00, and stabilized below it halting any positive action suggested, breaking the support opens the door to more Bearishness intra-day  targeting 100.75 then 99.75,  a break above the resistance will drive the price to the Northside again targeting 106.85 in the short term. Stochastics and ...
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  • Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street There is no scheduled economic data Monday, earnings and the geopolitical turmoil is the focus.  Friday's options expiry helped to post a  good recover off of Thursday's action, but there are many live issues unresolved. Geopolitically anything can happen, and the Israel-Gaza warring is not ending, and protests are ...
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  • Obama Calls For Congress To Act Now To Halt Company Inversions

    Obama Calls For Congress To Act Now To Halt Company Inversions

    1 The Obama administration has called for immediate congressional action to stop US companies from using cross-border mergers to escape the nation’s tax system. In a letter calling for a “new sense of economic patriotism,” US Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said Congress should pass tax changes retroactive to May. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) said said ...
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  • Sign Of A Top? Worldwide M&A Activity Hits $2-T Year To Date

    Sign Of A Top? Worldwide M&A Activity Hits $2-T Year To Date

    Sign Of A Top? Worldwide M&A Activity Hits $2-T Year To Date RAI, LO, ITYBY, GS, MS, C Worldwide M&A (mergers and acquisitions) activity has reached $2-T so far this year, 75% higher than last year, according to the weekly data, boosted by a string of large-cap companies striking high value deals. Eight deals valued ...
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  • World Stock Markets Ignoring Geopolitical Turmoil

    World Stock Markets Ignoring Geopolitical Turmoil

    World Stock Markets Ignoring Geopolitical Turmoil World stock markets did not react to the Southside on  the downing of Malaysia Flight 17 in Ukraine, or the turmoil in Israel Most of the major market indices sold down less than 1%. Events like we are seeing on the world stage now are known to reverse and ...
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  • Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street GOOG, FB, .VIX Last week the US stock market saw hard selling early, came back, held near support. Now, we are seeing intraday volatility back into the market. There was a strong, though light volume 7 wk leg followed by digesting and then wild ups and downs. The market could ...
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  • US Major Markets: Support And Resistance

    US Major Markets: Support And Resistance

    US Major Markets: Support And Resistance DJIA close: 16,943.81 Resistance 17,260 a lower trendline off the Nov 2012 low Support 16,970 the June 2014 high  The 20-Day EMA: 16,901  The 50-Day EMA: 16,762  16,736  the May 2014 high 16,341 the May 2014  low  16,632 the Apr 2014 high  16,589 the Dec 2013 high  16,506 the Mar 2014 ...
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  • Key Events On The Wolrd Economic Fronts

    Key Events On The Wolrd Economic Fronts

    Key Events On The Wolrd Economic Fronts This week participants shift focus to testimony by the US Fed Chairwoman that could help chart a global route towards Great Recession normalization. Janet Yellen's 2-day appearance in the US Congress beginning Tuesday will dominate global markets, which to know how long the US Federal will leave interest rates ...
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  • Bull Market Distribution Phase: Wall St Sells, Main St Buys

    Bull Market Distribution Phase: Wall St Sells, Main St Buys

    Bull Market Distribution Phase: Wall St Sells, Main St Buys Retail participants are putting money back into the US stock market as professional strategists say gains for this year are over. About $100-B has been added to equity mutual funds and exchange-traded funds in the past year, 10X more than the previous 12 months, according ...
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  • The Week Ahead On Wall Street, Yellen Speaks To Congress

    The Week Ahead On Wall Street, Yellen Speaks To Congress

    The Week Ahead On Wall Street, Yellen Speaks To Congress BAC, WFC, JPM, MS, GS, C Last month the US stock market digested it gains, last week the market got worried, volume and some volatility was seen as preview of what participants can expect this week. The biggest banks in the nation will post Quarterly ...
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  • Its Next To Impossible To Call Market Tops, Some Do

    Its Next To Impossible To Call Market Tops, Some Do

    Its Next To Impossible To Call Market Tops, Some Do At every major market top, be it stocks, bonds, commodities, we hear about a people who made money by recognizing it, by being  shorting at the fall. According to a new study by researchers from Caltech and Virginia Tech, those people's brains may just be wired different than most everyone ...
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  • On This 238th Birthday Of The USA Supreme Court Wisdom Prevails

    On This 238th Birthday Of The USA Supreme Court Wisdom Prevails

    On This 238th Birthday Of The USA Supreme Court Wisdom Prevails The United States of America is blessed to have the legal wisdom of the US Supreme Court, as it has made 13 rulings it has made against the Obama administration in the past 18 months, keeping President Barack Hussein Obama in check."It is unusual, ...
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  • Russia Warns Of "Full-Scale" Nat Gas Crisis In Ukraine

    Russia Warns Of “Full-Scale” Nat Gas Crisis In Ukraine

    Russia Warns Of "Full-Scale" Nat Gas Crisis In Ukraine A full-scale Nat Gas crisis is looming in Ukraine unless Kiev settles its multi-billion-USD debt to Moscow, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Wednesday. "Ukraine does not pay for Nat Gas. Their debt is enormous. They are taking Nat Gas from underground storage facilities," Mr. Medvedev ...
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  • Commentary, Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary, Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary, Paul Ebeling On Wall Street This is a shorten trading week, what with the Independence Day falling on Friday, for a long 4th of July holiday. On the short week the NFPs  for June will come Thursday. The focus this week will be how the NAS 100, and Russell 2000 deals with the overhead ...
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  • US Major Markets: Support And Resistance

    US Major Markets: Support And Resistance

    US Major Markets: Support And Resistance DJIA close: 16,881.84 Resistance 16,970 the Jun 2014 high  17,150 a lower trendline off the Nov 2012 low Support The 20-Day EMA: 16,818  16,736 the May 2014 high  The 50-Day EMA: 16,677  16,632 the Apr 2014 high  16,589  the Dec 2013 high  16,506 the Mar 2014 high  16,257 the Jan ...
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  • US Multinational Companies Moving To Low-tax Countries

    US Multinational Companies Moving To Low-tax Countries

    US Multinational Companies Moving To Low-tax Countries ENT, EMR, MON, WAG, MDT, PFE, SYT Odds are that every CFO in US has looked into ways to flee the nation's high taxes. The Big Q; Why? The Big A: Shareholders are starting to expect it, and they like the idea of seeing a company’s legal HQ ...
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  • The Impact Of Iraq Conflict On Asian Equity Markets

    The Impact Of Iraq Conflict On Asian Equity Markets

    The Impact Of Iraq Conflict On Asian Equity Markets Participants and analysts are divided on how the latest Iraq conflict is impacting on  Asian stock markets and the overall growth of the Asian emerging economies. Crude Oil prices have been more volatile in here due to the conflict in Iraq, with both WTI and Brent ...
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  • Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street Bullishness is high and the VIX is low, really low, but some good stock's patterns are looking very good in here. There were ups and downs inthe  leaders and some big volume last Friday, on Quad Witching expiration, and S&P recalibration, as positions were shuffled ahead of expiration and ...
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  • Medical Marijuana Helps Cure Chronic Disease

    Medical Marijuana Helps Cure Chronic Disease

    Medical Marijuana Helps Cure Chronic Disease The medicinal power of Marijuana is well documented throughtout history Back in 2700 BC, According to Chinese lore, the Emperor Shen Nung, considered the Father of Chinese medicine, in 2700 BC ,discovered the healing properties of Marijuana as well as Ginseng and Ephedra. Throughout recorded history, the use of ...
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  • Inflation Is Alive And Well In The USA

    Inflation Is Alive And Well In The USA

    Inflation Is Alive And Well In The USA The US Federal Reserve continues to voice concerns that inflation in the nation is too low, as econominsts and families worry about increasing in inflation. "Whether you are bullish, bearish or agnostic on equity markets, there is no greater complacency out there today than the outlook for ...
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  • US Major Markets: Support And Resistance

    US Major Markets: Support And Resistance

    US Major Markets: Support And Resistance DJIA close: 16,775.74 Resistance 17,047 a lower trendline off the Nov 2012 low Support 16,736 the high from May 2014  The 20-Day EMA: 16,731  16,632 the Apr 2014 high  16,589 the Dec 2013 high  The 50-Day EMA: 16,582  16,506 the Mar 2014 high  16,257 the Jan 2014 low  16,179 the ...
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  • USDA Seeks Allies To Protect The Nation's Soil And Water

    USDA Seeks Allies To Protect The Nation’s Soil And Water

    USDA Seeks Allies To Protect The Nation's Soil And Water The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is teaming with businesses, nonprofits and others on a five-year, $2.4-B program that will fund locally designed soil and water conservation projects nationwide, said Secretary Tom Vilsack. Authorized by the new farm law enacted earlier this year, the Regional ...
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  • Scandals Abound, Obama Gets An "F" As America's Leader

    Scandals Abound, Obama Gets An “F” As America’s Leader

    Scandals Abound, Obama Gets An "F" As America's Leader The many scandals and missteps at the White House, the Veterans Administration (VA), the State Department, the IRS, HHS, DOJ, and throughout the federal bureaucracy, President Barack Hussein Obama has lost all credibility as a the leader/manager of the nation. Many Americans are enraged, and/or frustrated ...
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  • Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

      Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street Friday, was a quiet day, seeing some good Southside plays, and many longs  positions are getting very toppy in here being cautious and alert, this is the ist of the month, and the rally we are in began in early June 2012, it would be fitting to finish ...
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  • US Major Market Sentiment: the Bulls Vs the Bears

    US Major Market Sentiment: the Bulls Vs the Bears

    US Major Market Sentiment: the Bulls Vs the Bears Sentiment Indicators VIX: 11.4; -0.17  VXN: 13.77; -0.07  VXO: 10.56; -0.29 Put/Call Ratio (PCR) CBOE: 0.89; +0.17 the Bulls Vs Bearsthe Bulls moved up, the Bears moved downthe Bulls are at 58.3%  Vs 57.2% last, the extreme Bullishness was  this high in Y 2007 at the crash, in early ...
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  • US Major Markets: Support And Resistance

    US Major Markets: Support And Resistance

    US Major Markets: Support And Resistance DJIA close: 16,717.17 Resistance 16,736 the May 2014 all-time high 16,951 a lower trendline off the Nov 2012 low Support  16,632  the Apr 2014 high  16,589 the Dec 2013 high  16,506 the Mar 2014 high  The 50-Day EMA: 16,464  16,257 the Jan 2014 low  16,179 the Nov 2013 high.  The 200-Day ...
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  • US House Votes In Favor Of State's Rights On Marijuana Issues

    US House Votes In Favor Of State’s Rights On Marijuana Issues

    US House Votes In Favor Of State's Rights On Marijuana Issues Early Friday morning, by a majority of 219 to 189, the US House of Representatives votes in favor of an amendment aimed at stopping federal interference (DEA) with state laws that “authorize the use, distribution, possession, or cultivation of Medical Marijuana.” If it is included in ...
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  • US, China, Russia Interact, Collide And Coexist

    US, China, Russia Interact, Collide And Coexist

    US, China, Russia Interact, Collide And Coexist Lately we have seen headlines about US, Russia and China's interactions. On the Ukraine crisis, the US threatened to impose sanctions on Russia calling on its EU allies countries to reduce their reliance on Russian Nat Gas. On the sovereignty disputes in the East ChinaSea and the South China Sea, the US has issued statements that are slanted, and accused China of  provocation. On cyber security the US has begun to publish stories "how the US has been harmed" and Obama administration (DOJ) indicted 5 Chinese military officers in a high profile manner. The ...
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  • Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street The pundits and talking heads do not believe in this rally, at least publicly,  some actually admitted calling the direction wrong, and are looking for entry points now. Watch out, this market is climbing the proverbial "wall of worry."  Worry, the market is going up on Smoke and super ...
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  • US Major Markets: Support And Resistance

    US Major Markets: Support And Resistance

      US Major Markets: Support And Resistance DJIA close: 16,606.27 Resistance  16,632 the Apr 2014 high  16,736 the May 2014 all time high  16,902 a lower trendline off the Nov 2012 low Support  16,589 the Dec 2013  high  16,506 the Mar 2014 high  The 50-Day EMA: 16,426  16,257 the Jan 2014 low  16,179 the Nov 2013 high ...
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  • Vinegar,The World's Super Health Food For People And Plants

    Vinegar,The World’s Super Health Food For People And Plants

    Vinegar,The World's Super Health Food For People And Plants Naturally healthy soil, healthy plants, healthy people, that is really good stuff. The use of Vinegar by Humans A recent report published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) in the Journal of Food Science shows that certain types of Vinegar actually offer significant health benefits. ...
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  • Asian Outlook For WTI Crude Oil

    Asian Outlook For WTI Crude Oil

    Asian Outlook For WTI Crude Oil Monday WTI Crude Oil futures are trading sideways in a tight range, stable above the breached resistance turned support-at 103.45. If Crude Oil holds above this mark HeffX-LTN will favor an extension of Northside gains in this Asian session +, targeting 105.20 and extend toward 107.35. The 50 and ...
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  • F1 Monaco GP: MBZ-AMG, Nico Rosberg Goes Wire To Wire To Victory

    F1 Monaco GP: MBZ-AMG, Nico Rosberg Goes Wire To Wire To Victory

    F1 Monaco GP: MBZ-AMG, Nico Rosberg Goes Wire To Wire To Victory Nico Rosberg and MBZ teammate Lewis Hamilton ran side-by-side into the 1st corner on Sunday, Rosberg came out in front and was not challenged for the entire race, taking the Chequered flag at the end of 78 laps at Monaco  along with the ...
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  • Barack Hussein Obama Appears To Be Bored With Government

    Barack Hussein Obama Appears To Be Bored With Government

    Barack Hussein Obama Appears To Be Bored With Government The US president is disconnected from VA and other White House scandals. The reporter who broke the story on the VA scandal in Phoenix says he was "confused" by President Barack Hussein Obama's remarks Wednesday, saying Mr. Obama is disconnected from what is going on in ...
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  • Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street After last weeks choppy trade, the GoGrowth issues are worrisome, the value issues look normal for this kind of action mid-May.  Now that NASDAQ, RUTX, S&P 400 are at marks that have given bounces, perhaps look for another bounce this week. Here is how one analyst I read put ...
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  • US States Where The Majority Supports Legalizing Marijuana

    US States Where The Majority Supports Legalizing Marijuana

    US States Where The Majority Supports Legalizing Marijuana It seem that with every passing day, there is a report in the news of a new Marijuana decriminalization or legalization bill is introduced in the US, with both high-profile national politicians and state lawmakers coming out in favor. Public opinion is increasingly behind the move, recent polling ...
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  • What To Expect From Next Week's Sino-Russian Summit

    What To Expect From Next Week’s Sino-Russian Summit

    What To Expect From Next Week's Sino-Russian Summit Early this week the Kremlin announced that Russian president Vladimir Putin will visit China next week, and leaders of the 2 countries will sign a series of important documents. The Big Q: What will be the main topics of the discussion between them? The Big A:  As follows; 1: The Ukraine crisis will not be the Key focus.The Ukraine crisis has reached a deadlock and all sides are want to know whether leaders of China and Russia will talk about it. According to Feng Yujun, director of institute of Russian studies of China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations, the Ukraine crisis will be mentioned, but it will not be a Key topic.The Russian ambassador to China, Andrey Ivanovich Denisov, also believes that during the CICA Summit, the Ukraine crisis will not "steal the show". He said: "The Ukraine crisis is a big  issue, but irrelevant to the security of Asian countries. The CICA Summit is an important platform for security cooperation in Asia. We hope that leaders of Asian countries will reach new consensuses and put forward new suggestions on the security of the area."Mr. Denisov mentioned that the celebrations for the 70th Anniversary of Victory in World War II will be one of the main topics. 2: The Economy, 98% ...
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  • Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

      Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street Friday was one of those days were the signals flashed Neutral to Bullish, but not Bullish enough. There were plays that look good, but really not good enough to take into the weekend on the heels of a volatile week. The name of this game is to make ...
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  • US Major Markets: Support And Resistance

    US Major Markets: Support And Resistance

    US Major Markets: Support And Resistance DJIA close: 16,583.34 Resistance 16,589 the Dec 2013 high  16,632 the Apr 2014 all-time high  16,770 a lower trendline off the Nov 2012 low Support  16,506 the Mar 2014 high  The 50-Day EMA: 16,366  16,257 the Jan 2014 low  16,179 the Nov 2013 high  The 200-Day SMA: 15,856  15,739 the Dec ...
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  • US Major Market Sentiment: the Bulls Vs the Bears

    US Major Market Sentiment: the Bulls Vs the Bears

      US Major Market Sentiment: the Bulls Vs the Bears Sentiment Indicators VIX: 12.92; -0.51  VXN: 16.52; -0.9  VXO: 11.6; -1 Put/Call Ratio (PCR) CBOE 0.94; 0 the Bulls Vs the Bears Bulls keep moving North toward the 60+ mark from January,  Bears keep moving South Note: extreme Bullishness was this high in Y 2007 at the crash, in ...
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  • Russia's Energy Export Landscape Is Headed For Diversification

    Russia’s Energy Export Landscape Is Headed For Diversification

    Russia's Energy Export Landscape Is Headed For Diversification It is possible that crisis in Ukraine will result in changes to Russia's energy export landscape especially in Europe and Asia. HeffX-LTN learned late Wednesday that Russia would not abandon traditional energy partners as it seeks to diversify its export market. Russia is willing to diversify its ...
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  • The IMF's Ukraine Bailout Plan Has Substantial Risks

    The IMF’s Ukraine Bailout Plan Has Substantial Risks

    The IMF's Ukraine Bailout Plan Has Substantial Risks "This program does have risks. Ukraine has an opportunity to seize the moment, to break away from previous practices, both from a fiscal, from a monetary and from a governance point of view." Christine Lagarde, IMF Managing Director The recent economic reports from Europe confirmed that economies ...
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  • e-Cigs, The Big Q: What Is The Harm In Vapor?

    e-Cigs, The Big Q: What Is The Harm In Vapor?

    e-Cigs, The Big Q: What Is The Harm In Vapor? Electronic cigarettes aka e-Cigs are a Hot item. The Big A: Since I 1st saw them in China in Y 2004 and they began to be exported to the US, the numbers of brands and users have risen considerably. Many smokers of tobacco are drawn ...
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  • Commentary, Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary, Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary, Paul Ebeling On Wall Street There is a lot of data coming at the market this week, what with the April jobs report (NFPs, more earnings, the Russia-Ukraine turmoil, and how last week's selling will be handled this week. The recent move North was seen by analysts as a bounce, especially for the NAS. The ...
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  • US Major Markets: Support And Resistance

    US Major Markets: Support And Resistance

      US Major Markets: Support And Resistance DJIA close: 16,362.90 Resistance 16,506 the Mar 2014 peak 16,589 the Dec 2013 high 16,632  the Apr 2014 high 16,656 a lower trendline off the Nov 2012 low Support  The 50-Day EMA: 16,289  16,257 the Jan 2014 low 16,179 the Nov 2013 high.The 200-Day SMA: 15,806 15,739 the Dec 2013 low    S&P 500 close: ...
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  • Investing: Start Early, Go Slow, Stay the Course, Build Solid Wealth

    Investing: Start Early, Go Slow, Stay the Course, Build Solid Wealth

    Investing: Start Early, Go Slow, Stay the Course, Build Solid Wealth A Big Q we hear often at HeffX-LTN: What is the best way for young investors to build wealth for retirement? The Big A: HeffX- manages investments for high-net-worth clients, but young investors have  financial futures, and they need direction and need it early. ...
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  • Some Simple Healthy Habits For Healthy Results

    Some Simple Healthy Habits For Healthy Results

      Some Simple Healthy Habits For Healthy Results These healthy habits are not physically challenging, or take a lot of time, but can add up to big results, try them. Fish over Beef:  hundreds of studies show that eating too much red meat, pork, or cured meats is bad for your heart and increases the ...
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  • Crude Oil Looks Vulnerable In Here, Southside Correction?

    Crude Oil Looks Vulnerable In Here, Southside Correction?

    Crude Oil Looks Vulnerable In Here, Southside Correction? With Crude Oil closing lower during the past week, further Southside pressure is seen in here. Despite its price hesitation the immediate outlook on Crude Oil is for it to go lower. Support comes in at the 102.94 mark, a breach there points to 102.04. A break ...
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  • Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street Last week we had stocks selling, bouncing, reversing and moving higher, the money is flowing in to the big caps, the NAS and Russell 2000 are still questionable, chips look solid. There are plays to then Northside and some to the Southside This market is uncertain, so playing the ranges looks ...
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  • Putin Says Ukraine Is Close To Civil War, Obama's Hands Tied

    Putin Says Ukraine Is Close To Civil War, Obama’s Hands Tied

    Putin Says Ukraine Is Close To Civil War, Obama's Hands Tied BA, XOM, RNFTF Ukraine's government counterassault against pro-Russian militants hit road blocks. Ukrainian troops are defecting to the Russian side. Military convoys sporting Russian flags are driving into town squares and doing victory laps as Ukrainian military helicopters hover. NATO has upped its presence as ...
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  • Yellen Speaks, Market Thinks More Fed Stimulus Is Coming

    Yellen Speaks, Market Thinks More Fed Stimulus Is Coming

      Yellen Speaks, Market Thinks More Fed Stimulus Is Coming Wednesday, US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said that the US  job market still needs help from the Fed and that the central bank must remain intent on adjusting its policy to respond to challenges ahead, recall that I wrote in November 2013 that Janet ...
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  • US Fed Created 'Bubble' In The Stock Market

    US Fed Created ‘Bubble’ In The Stock Market

    US Fed Created 'Bubble' In The Stock Market The US Federal Reserve's huge QE money program has blown a 'bubble' in the stock market. That is  why a lot of  the Cheap Hot Money has gone into social media and bio-tech stocks, they are very, very risky in my estimation. That is also  why the ...
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  • US Major Markets: Support And Resistance

    US Major Markets: Support And Resistance

    US Major Markets: Support And Resistance DJIA close: 16,026.75 Resistance 16,179  the Nov 2013 high. The 50-Day EMA: 16,238 16,257 the Jan 2014 low 16,506 the Mar 2014 peak 16,515 a lower trendline off the Nov 2012 low 16,589 the Dec 2013  high 16,632  the Apr 2014 all-time high Support The 200-Day SMA: 15,746 15,739 ...
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  • Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street Friday's selling pulled most stocks South, but overall Key market sectors are holding support. Bad Fridays usually spill over to the early part of the next week. S&P500 is in position come back if it does not fall too much more. There are stocks in good patterns and we ...
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  • S&P 500 Breaks Key Support AT 1,850, Some Bullish Strength Remains

    S&P 500 Breaks Key Support AT 1,850, Some Bullish Strength Remains

      S&P 500 Breaks Key Support AT 1,850, Some Bullish Strength Remains All of the good US economic news Thursday was not any help to the US major markets Thursday, and the worse than expected GDP print should have trumped all the other good news. Given that US traders have been spotted to be more ...
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  • The United States Produces 10.4% Of The World’s Crude Oil

    The United States Produces 10.4% Of The World’s Crude Oil

    The United States Produces 10.4% Of The World’s Crude Oil The United States produces 10.4% of the world’s Crude Oil, or 7.84-M BPD. Of that total, 3.22-M bbls (43%) come from "tight plays," including the Shale Oil fields of North Dakota and Texas. The balance comes from conventional production. *According to the EIA and the ...
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  • US Major Markets: Support And Resistance

    US Major Markets: Support And Resistance

    US Major Markets: Support And Resistance DJIAClose: 16,065.67 Resistance 16,589 the Dec 2013 all-time high 16,296 a lower trendline off the Nov 2012 low 16,257 the Jan 2014 low 16,179  the Nov 2013 high The 50-Day EMA: 16,127 Support 15,739 the Dec 2013 low 15,696 the Sept 2013 high 15,659 the Aug 2013 high The ...
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  • Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street The Crimean's voted 96.6% Sunday to  re-join Mother Russia by legal referendum and the West's responded,via Obama, "we do not accept (the vote of the Crimean citizens) it." What the Mr. Obama and the US media has not told us is that the Ukraine had scheduled a referendum for ...
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  • US Major Market Sentiment: the Bulls Vs the Bears

    US Major Market Sentiment: the Bulls Vs the Bears

    US Major Market Sentiment: the Bulls Vs the Bears Sentiment Indicators VIX: 17.82; +1.6 VXN: 18.89; +1.42 VXO: 17.22; +1.68 Put/Call Ratio (PCR) CBOE : 0.79; -0.25 the Bulls Vs the Bears The Bulls are at ectremes, the Bear tip top up, extreme bullishness was this high in Y 2007 at the crash, in early ...
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  • Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street Last week we saw the Bull charge to new highs on the S&P 500, as the financials came alive again mid-week. We want to see the financials in the front, as they signal growth in the economy, and growth it is the Key indicator for continued Northside action. We ...
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  • US Major Market Sentiment: the Bulls Vs the Bears

    US Major Market Sentiment: the Bulls Vs the Bears

    US Major Market Sentiment: the Bulls Vs the Bears Sentiment Indicators VIX: 14.11; -0.1 VXN: 15.23; +0.29 VXO: 12.97; -0.01 Put/Call Ratio (PCR) CBOE: 0.82; -0.01 the Bulls Vs the Bears Bulls continue North: 54.6 Vs 53.5 last For your reference: the Bulls are closing in on the January highs where the market sold off, ...
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  • On The Economic Front In The USA

    On The Economic Front In The USA

    On The Economic Front In The USA Monday, 10 March None Tuesday, 11 March Wholesale Inventories, Jan (10:00a): 0.4% expected, 0.3% past JOLTS/Job Openings, Jan (10:00a): 3.990-M pastWednesday, 12 March Wednesday, 12 March MBA Mortgage Index, 03/08 (7:00a): 9.4% past Crude Oil Inventories, 03/08 (10:30a): 1.429-M past Treasury Budget, February (02:00p): -$203.5-B past Thursday, 13 ...
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  • Obama Befriends Russia's Gazprom SP (PINK:OGZPY)

    Obama Befriends Russia’s Gazprom SP (PINK:OGZPY)

    Obama Befriends Russia's Gazprom SP (PINK:OGZPY) The Ukraine owes billions to Gazprom (PINK:OGZPY), Russia's state-owned Nat Gas giant. Russia's President, Mr. Vladimir Putin,  had allowed cash-strapped Kiev some extra time to pay the debt. Last weekend, the time ran out. So, now Russian forces control Ukraine's ethnically Russian Crimea region. Sure, the issue more complicated than ...
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  • The Big Q: Will Small Businesses Be Squeezed Out Of Legal Marijuana?

    The Big Q: Will Small Businesses Be Squeezed Out Of Legal Marijuana?

    The Big Q: Will Small Businesses Be Squeezed Out Of Legal Marijuana? More US States are moving to legalize Marijuana, seek taxes and other economic benefits from the drug, and that brings up the question, will the small artisan Marijuana growers be squeezed out in the new world of  "Big Marijuana." In the State of ...
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  • Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street This past weekend events will tell how the US stock market reacts this week, the DJIA futures are down 0.98% at this writing. The Big  Q is how tough will Mr. Putin be in ignoring Mr. Obama's statement regarding the 'costs' of meddling in Ukraine? Pretty tough I think, ...
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  • Morning Brief: Commodities

    Morning Brief: Commodities

    Morning Brief: Commodities Precious Metals and the Crude Oil market are trading higher on concern over the Ukraine tensions and the weakening of the Chinese Yuan. Gold at 1342.38 is up and targeting 1350-1400 in the near term. Chinese demand for the metal spiked indicating Bullish expectations for Gold prices. Overall Gold is in a ...
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  • US Major Markets: Support And Resistance

    US Major Markets: Support And Resistance

    US Major Markets: Support And Resistance DJIA close: 16,321.71 Resistance 16,589 the Dec 2013 all-time high Support 16,257 the Jan 2014 low 16,179 the Nov 2013 high 16,183 the lower trendline off the Nov 2012 low The 50-Day EMA:16,042 15,739 the Dec 2013 low 15,696 the Sept 2013 high 15,659 the Aug 2013 high The ...
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  • US Major Markets Sentiment: the Bulls Vs the Bears

    US Major Markets Sentiment: the Bulls Vs the Bears

    US Major Markets Sentiment: the Bulls Vs the Bears Sentiment Indicators VIX: 14; -0.04 VXN: 15.01; +0.22 VXO: 12.93; +0.38 CBOE Put/Call Ratio (PCR): 0.82; -0.07 the Bulls Vs the Bears: Notable action last week: the Bulls spiked  to 53.5 from 46.5, the Bears cautious at 17.2 for the 2nd wk.  The extreme Bullishness was at this ...
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  • The S&P 500 Closed Above 1,850, What Is Next

    The S&P 500 Closed Above 1,850, What Is Next

    The S&P 500 Closed Above 1,850, What Is Next The S&P 500 index closed at a record high Thursday, ending the day above the Key resistance 1,850 mark after 3 attempts in the week. This gainer is surprising as Bullish sentiment weakened during the last few days, and the risk of a more significant Bearish ...
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  • Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street, Some Keys To Winning

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street, Some Keys To Winning

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street, Some Keys To Winning I have a friend who often when he makes a winning trade on a stock he shares his joy with me and a few of his other pals. He hit one out of the park with TSLA as it ascended into the Ozone, gutsy call. ...
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  • Bitcoin, The Growing Pains Continue

    Bitcoin, The Growing Pains Continue

    Bitcoin, The Growing PainsContinue Many people worldwide want to see an alternative to the USD, some believe that Bitcoin is it, most not. When Bitcoin hit the media, some people thought it was the solution to a falling Dollar. Dollars can be printed and they thought that only a limited number of Bitcoins could be ...
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  • Investing, Profiting From The Legalization Of Marijuana In The USA

    Investing, Profiting From The Legalization Of Marijuana In The USA

    Investing, Profiting From The Legalization Of Marijuana In The USA ...Maybe Even Getting Rich The public perception of Marijuana use in the US has changed dramatically. Once  Medical Marijuana was allowed to be bought and sold in 1 State, 20 States, plus the District of Columbia followed, this all in less than 20 yrs. A ...
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  • Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street           The US stock market was closed Monday for Presidents Day. Earnings season is winding down, now participants will focus on the US Fed’s POV on the U S economy, plus technical analysis charts, as the S&P 500 aproches its all time high notched on ...
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  • Remembering Driving The 1963 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso

    Remembering Driving The 1963 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso

    Remembering Driving The 1963 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso In the early 1960s, while I was still in the US Marine Corps Ferrari was designing and crafting some of the most beautiful sportcars ever made. The Ferrari 250 came in many forms and became the generic term for a whole range of Ferrari Grand Touring cars, ...
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  • Texas 'Outlaw' Troubadour Wants To Make Hemp And Marijuana Legal

    Texas ‘Outlaw’ Troubadour Wants To Make Hemp And Marijuana Legal

    Texas 'Outlaw' Troubadour Wants To Make Hemp And Marijuana Legal Richard Friedman, novelist and troubadour,  made a name for himself by turning country clichés into satiric social commentary. Mr. Friedman is running as a Democrat for Tesas Agriculture Commissioner, and he has a plan to make Texas “Greener.” He wants to make Hemp and Marijuana ...
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  • Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street Friday's reaction to the US jobs report suggests there is more bid in the market than shown during the bounce from last weeks selloff. That is positive and it saw NAS clear 2 important resistance marks, the S&P500 recaptured the Y 2012 trendline, but DJIA and Russell 2000 (RUTX) ...
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  • $AEMC, Ebeling Motorcar Company, Ltd.'s, (EMC) Special Interest Is Ferrari

    $AEMC, Ebeling Motorcar Company, Ltd.’s, (EMC) Special Interest Is Ferrari

    $AEMC, Ebeling Motorcar Company, Ltd.'s (EMC)  Special Interest Is Ferrari Purveyors of SuperCars, Vintage and Classic Sports and Racing Motor Cars Ferrari, Bugatti, Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, Jaguar, Porsche, Mercedes Benz, Lola, McLaren, Shelby Cobra, and more. Paul Ebeling and his colleagues specialize in the sale and acquisition of examples of the above marques and collections ...
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  • DJIA: Support And Resistance For Friday

    DJIA: Support And Resistance For Friday

    DJIA: Support And Resistance For Friday Friday's support: 15546.47 and 15525.06 (Key) a delay and correction can  happen here, then 15512.30. A break there  gives 15491.28, where correction also occur, then follows 15477.18. On a strong impulse  see 15426.00. Continuation brings 15412.53 and 15393.62. Friday's resistance: 15647.96 (Key) a delay and correction can happen here. ...
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  • Barack Obamacare Will Turn Into A Poverty Trap

    Barack Obamacare Will Turn Into A Poverty Trap

    $FB, $AAPL, $MSFT, Barack Obamacare Will Turn Into A Poverty Trap Team B-HO aka Brack Hussein Obama taxes millionaires who create jobs, while Barack Obamacare creates incentives not to work at those jobs. The White House'spolicy is to create fewer jobs and induce people to work less at those jobs. This Democratic policy is 180 degrees out of ...
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  • Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street US stocks closed  January lower despite the 'January Effect', which holds that stocks should be more Bullish in the month of January. Recall though that the 'January Effect' comes in 2 part; Part 1 talks about the gains in January itself, and part 2 says that a Bullish January ...
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  • $GS, $MS, $AIG, Bernanke's Fed, 8 Aggressive Years In Crisis

    $GS, $MS, $AIG, Bernanke’s Fed, 8 Aggressive Years In Crisis

    $GS, $MS, $AIG, Bernanke's Fed, 8 Aggressive Years In Crisis US Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, 60 anni, was steadfast and confident when asked if that his response to the last Recession would work. "Well, the problem with QE is that it works in practice but it does not work in theory," the head of the ...
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  • Bernanke's Marks Depend On How QE Finishes

    Bernanke’s Marks Depend On How QE Finishes

    Bernanke's Marks Depend On How QE Finishes Outgoing US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has already begun to get "grades" on his work there since Y 2006. "One way to think about the Bernanke era is to divide it into three parts: before, during and after the [2008] financial panic," the WS-J wrote in an ...
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  • Annuities: What You Need To Know

    Annuities: What You Need To Know

    Annuities: What You Need To Know The term annuity is  broad and  it covers a number of different products  What is an annuity? A financial product sold by financial institutions that is designed to accept and grow funds from an individual and then, upon annuitization, pay out a stream of payments to the individual at ...
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  • LBJ's War On Poverty 50 yrs And $20-T Later, Failure

    LBJ’s War On Poverty 50 yrs And $20-T Later, Failure

      LBJ's War On Poverty 50 yrs And $20-T Later, Failure There is no winner in the Democrat's War on Poverty. What began in the Johnson administration, and now 50 yrs and $20-T later has poverty in the US worse than ever. Observers ask the Big Q: how can the richest nation on earth have ...
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  • Commentary, Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary, Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary, Paul Ebeling On Wall Street FOMC minutes read, hashed over, and out of the way for now, as earning season begins in earnest this week. Friday's grim NFP report was grim, some pundits said pay attention, other said ignore them it was the weather, I would expect more of that in the future. Gold ...
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  • US Major Markets: Support And Resistance

    US Major Markets: Support And Resistance

    US Major Markets: Support And Resistance DJIA close: 16,436.81 Resistance None Support The 10-Day EMA: 16,429 16,175 the Nov  high. The 50-Day EMA: 16,057 15,739 the Dec 2013 low 15,696 the Sept 2013 high 15,659 the Aug 2013 high 15,542 the May 2013 intra day high The 200-Day SMA: 15,362 S&P 500 close: 1842.37 Resistance: ...
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  • Chris Christie In Mortal Danger Politically

    Chris Christie In Mortal Danger Politically

    Chris Christie In Mortal Danger Politically One might have thought  that NJ's Gov. Chris Christie had apologized himself out mortal political danger. He sure tried hard to appear honest and sincere. In a 2 hour plea he placed the blame for the George Washington Bridge scandal, now dubbed Bridgegate, on 2 Key aides and sacked ...
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  • Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street This is the week that traditionally Wall Street'rs come back to work, holidays are finished, but the Winter snow season in, and I do not believe the bad weather will halt the march back to work. That being the case the trading volume will begin growing. It would be ...
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  • Coming From The US Federal Reserve Under Yellen

    Coming From The US Federal Reserve Under Yellen

    Coming From The US Federal Reserve Under Yellen During the 2007-2008 US financial crisis, the Federal Reserve stalled the rescue of GM (NYSE:GM). The Fed could easily have bought the GM’s bad debt, just as it did the bad mortgages from US. But, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke declared that assisting GM would be “industrial policy” ...
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  • Barack Obamacare Not Free, And Not Affordable

    Barack Obamacare Not Free, And Not Affordable

    Barack Obamacare Not Free, And Not Affordable The Big Q: Do American consumers understand that there is a cost for healthcare? The Big A: Yes, and it cost a lot. Barack Obamacare aka the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires consumers  pay of insurance premiums, deductibles and copayments. Americans after struggling to enroll  on a haphazard ...
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  • Barack Obamacare Taxes Will Crush The US Middle Class

    Barack Obamacare Taxes Will Crush The US Middle Class

    Barack Obamacare Taxes Will Crush The US Middle Class American's ger ready to be blindsided by $1-T in new taxes  coming to youcourtesy of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), aka Barack Obamacare. And,they will  be affecting just those who make over $250,000. The lion's share of the taxes will be passed on directly to the american ...
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  • Isaac Asimov Imagined The World As It Is Today In 1964

    Isaac Asimov Imagined The World As It Is Today In 1964

    Isaac Asimov Imagined The World As It Is Today In 1964 About 50 yrs ago in the Summer of  Y 1964, scientist, science fiction writer Isaac Asimov wrote an essay in the NY-T's, on his thoughts about the future 50 yrs out and the 1964 World Fair in NY. In his essay Prof. Asimov opined ...
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  • US IPO Market Sees Another Strong Year In 2014

    US IPO Market Sees Another Strong Year In 2014

    US IPO Market Sees Another Strong Year In 2014 The US IPO market posted its best year in 13 yrs, and the dynamism is expected to carry on in Y 2014, market experts said Friday. Y 2013 was the most active year for the US IPO market since Y 2000, according to a recent research ...
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  • US Fed Policy Path To Massive Wealth Destruction

    US Fed Policy Path To Massive Wealth Destruction

    US Fed Policy Path To Massive Wealth Destruction Many well-respected economists, billionaires, and noted authors are telling people to prepare for massive wealth destruction. Experts like Marc Faber, Peter Schiff, Donald Trump say the US is on the edge of another recession, and this one will be far worse than what we experienced in the ...
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  • US Stock Market Setting Up For A Correction

    US Stock Market Setting Up For A Correction

    US Stock Market Setting Up For A Correction The US major stock indices posted record highs again Friday, some experts see a market correction coming soon. It does not  make sense for stocks to keep rising while bond yields rise at the same time.  The natural stock market reaction when bond yields go higher is ...
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  • EU's Debt Heavy Economies At Crossroads, 2014 Approaches

    EU’s Debt Heavy Economies At Crossroads, 2014 Approaches

    EU's Debt Heavy Economies At Crossroads, 2014 Approaches Facing what some economists say could be a "lost decade", the fate of the EU's most debt ridden countries could depend on the steps governments take in the coming year. The recent economic signals coming from Greece, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, and Spain (PIIGS) are mixed. All the ...
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  • Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street

    Commentary: Paul Ebeling On Wall Street Last week the Bulls crossed 58, the Bears held steady, the divergence is extreme. In the past have seen readings near 65% from the Bulls, so there is still room to move in here. At these marks the lights are flashing Red. These are the marks that lead to ...
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