World War 3: North Korea Continues Nuclear Progress

World War 3: North Korea Continues Nuclear Progress

World War 3: North Korea Continues Nuclear Progress While the World waits and talks North Korea is busy expanding and improving there Nuclear Weapons, something that will be devastating for the world in the years to come. Japanese news agency Kyodo reports that the quake was caused by a “suspected explosion” at the site. Lassina […]

New Earthquake in Mexico

Earthquake warning sirens are currently sounding in Mexico City while the head of the city government has advised that emergency protocols have been activated following a 6.4 temblor in the city of Ixtepec in the southern state of Oaxaca. Initial reports from the Mexican Seismological authority said the quake struck at 07:53 am local time […]

Tencent Holdings Ltd (HKG:0700) Ready for Global Growth

Tencent Holdings Ltd (HKG:0700) Ready for Global Growth

Tencent Holdings Ltd (HKG:0700) Ready for Global Growth “Arena of Valor” (AOV), the overseas version of Tencent Holdings Ltd (HKG:0700)’s top-grossing game “Honor of Kings”, will be launched this winter on Switch, a popular gaming console developed by Japanese company Nintendo. “The launch of AOV on a mainstream global console is a milestone for the […]

Global Economy Growing

Global Economy Growing

The world economy has picked up momentum, as expanding investment, employment and trade support synchronised growth across most countries, according to the latest Interim Economic Outlook of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD. The pace of expansion is projected to be faster this year than in 2016, with a further uptick expected in […]

Fairfax Media Limited (ASX:FXJ) New IPO

Fairfax Media Limited (ASX:FXJ) New IPO

Fairfax Media Limited (ASX:FXJ) New IPO Fairfax Media’s shareholders are set to vote on spinning off its lucrative property advertising division, the Australian publishing giant said Friday. Like its international peers, Fairfax — the owner of major mastheads The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Australian Financial Review — has seen profits hit by […]

China Downgrade Unwarranted

China Downgrade Unwarranted

China Downgrade Unwarranted China hit back Friday at the S&P Global Ratings’ downgrade of the country’s sovereign credit rating, with the finance ministry calling it a “wrong decision.” The Ministry of Finance (MOF) website described the decision as “perplexing,” with the economy on a firm footing. S&P said Thursday that it had lowered China’s long-term […]

London Boots Uber

London Boots Uber

London transport authorities said Friday they would not renew Uber’s licence to operate in the city when it expires due to public safety concerns, although the US-based ride-hailing app has said it will appeal. Transport for London said the conduct of Uber, which has around 40,000 drivers and 3.5 million customers in the British capital, […]

Merkel Set to Flood Germany with Refugees

Merkel Set to Flood Germany with Refugees

Merkel and her ruling conservative CDU/CSU alliance have taken a hit over the last few years, partly as a result of her handling of the migrant and refugee crisis, the biggest to face Europe since the Second World War. On Friday, the results of a YouGov survey was published in the newspaper Die Welt, showing […]

NFL Owners Should Fire Players Who Disrespect Our Flag

NFL Owners Should Fire Players Who Disrespect Our Flag

NFL Owners Should Fire Players Who Disrespect Our Flag President Donald Trump said Friday that National Football League (NFL) owners should fire players who “disrespect” our American flag. “Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, ‘Get that son of a b–ch off the field right […]

Television Special of the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Television Special of the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

  One-Hour Television Special of the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Premieres this Sunday CBS Sports Network  Sunday, September 24  1:00 pm EDT / 10:00 am PDT We are excited to announce that a one-hour television special of the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance premieres this Sunday, September 24, at 1:00 pm EDT/10:00 am PDT on the CBS […]

Interest is High for Last ‘The Everest’ Slots

Interest is High for Last ‘The Everest’ Slots

Interest is High for Last ‘The Everest’ Slots Kevin Maloney’s Segenhoe Stud part owned DEPLOY (pictured above) became the 8th confirmed starter for AU$10-M “The Everest”, the World’s richest turf race DEPLOY became the 8th confirmed starter, Tabcorp was announced as the major race sponsor, and the magnificent trophy for the AU$10-M The Everest was […]

The Everest: Who Will Contest the Inaugural Sprint Spectacular?

The Everest: Who Will Contest the Inaugural Sprint Spectacular?

The Everest: Who Will Contest the Inaugural Sprint Spectacular? The Everest is a 1200m WFA event offering a staggering $10-M purse to competitors. It will be held at Randwick Racecourse on Saturday 14 October 2017 and will feature a crack field of 12 elite sprinters from both here and abroad. The lucrative purse makes The Everest the richest horse […]

The Top 5 Ferraris (NYSE:RACE) Sold at Auction

The Top 5 Ferraris (NYSE:RACE) Sold at Auction

The Top 5 Ferraris (NYSE:RACE) Sold at Auction $RACE A LaFerrari Aperta set a new record as the most expensive modern car to be auctioned, but Golden Era cars beat it hands down. On 9 September 2017, Ferrari made history when #210 of its 2017 LaFerrari Aperta (pictured above) sold for $10-M (for charity) the highest […]

“Crime of the Century” is Obama’s Gamble on Illegal Surveillance

“Crime of the Century” is Obama’s Gamble on Illegal Surveillance

“Crime of the Century” is Obama’s Gamble on Illegal Surveillance In casting its wide surveillance dragnet on team Trump, the Obama administration gambled that if it spied on enough “people long enough … something was bound to turn up,” an analyst said. “Desperate Obama cronies had figured out that they could bypass many of the […]

President Trump Boldly Defends America

President Trump Boldly Defends America

President Trump Boldly Defends America He called out North Korea and Iran for the lying evildoers that they are. President Trump called out North Korea and Iran for the lying evildoers that they are. It is becoming difficult to believe that the ever-more-silly entertainment world, an echo chamber of escalating primal imbecilic utterances in a […]

DHS Found SEC had ‘Critical’ Cyber Weaknesses in January

DHS Found SEC had ‘Critical’ Cyber Weaknesses in January

DHS Found SEC had ‘Critical’ Cyber Weaknesses in January $EFX The US Department of Homeland Security detected 5 “critical” cyber security weaknesses on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) computers as of 23 January 2017, according to a confidential weekly report reviewed by Reuters. The report’s findings raise fresh questions about a Y 2016 cyber […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 22359.23, -0.24% saw its 1st dip in the last 9-sessions, this could be limited to 22200 from where the index can resume its uptrend. DAX at 12600.03, +0.25% is set to move higher and could move up to 12800 near term. Thereafter […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Nothing New. PE Gold at 1296.48 is stable below 1300, 1st support seen near 1280, if it holds could take the price to higher marks at 1315-1320, if we see a sharp dip to 1280 now it is possible to extend further South. […]

Forex Morning Briefing, Major Pairs

Forex Morning Briefing, Major Pairs

Forex Morning Briefing, Major Pairs $DXY, $EUR, $JPY, $GBP, $AUD, $CNY Commentary: Nothing New. PE An uptick in the German-US 10Yr Spread helped EUR (Euro) at 1.1952 move up since Thursday, the overall uptrend remains intact and unless there is a sharp fall Friday, be open to chances of further move North. AUD (Aussie) at […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $AMD, $BIIB, $INTU, $MU Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets Top analysts upgrades, downgrades and initiations for Friday, as follows: Advanced Micro Devices Inc. […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Thursday with Wheat futures eking out a 1-month high on lower Australian crop estimates and rising spot prices worldwide. Soybean and Corn futures rose slightly as traders waited for the harvest to expand in the Midwest. The most active […]

Gem Diamonds Finds Another Huge Diamond at its Lesotho Mine

Gem Diamonds Finds Another Huge Diamond at its Lesotho Mine

Gem Diamonds Finds Another Huge Diamond at its Lesotho Mine $GMDMF Africa-focused Gem Diamonds (OTCMKT:GMDMF) unveiled a 115-carat stone Tuesday at its flagship Letšeng mine in Lesotho, the latest in a string of major discoveries at the operation this year. The finding of the high-quality, D-color Type IIa diamond follows the recovery of 5 other diamonds of over 100 […]

Bitcoin is an Experiment About “The Payday” Not its Potential as Money

Bitcoin is an Experiment About “The Payday” Not its Potential as Money

Bitcoin is an Experiment About “The Payday” Not its Potential as Money $BTCUSD, $IBM Cryptocurrencies are not a store-of-value or a safe-haven for anyone’s money or assets.  In the beginning, Bitcoin was something of a revolution to me. The digital currency represented everything from my rebellious youth. It was a decentralized, denationalized, and digital currency […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), a Supercar Factory with Great Food

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), a Supercar Factory with Great Food

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), a Supercar Factory with Great Food $RACE Ferrari in Maranello is not so much a plant as it is a campus. There are a collection of individual buildings for specific elements of the design and construction of the Supercars that make up the Ferrari works. And beginning in the mid-1990’s, many of those buildings have […]

Warning, SEC Breach May Impact Trillions of Dollars

Warning, SEC Breach May Impact Trillions of Dollars

Warning, SEC Breach May Impact Trillions of Dollars $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $EFX A breach discovered in a Key US Securities and Exchange Commission filings systems in Y 2016 can impact “trillions of dollars,” cybersecurity. It is the same issue as Equifax (NYSE:EFX), as they are supposed to be the guardians of trusted information. Equifax is […]

US Household Wealth Up $1.7-T, Another Record Under President Trump

US Household Wealth Up $1.7-T, Another Record Under President Trump

US Household Wealth Up $1.7-T, Another Record Under President Trump $SPY The wealth of US  households rose to $96.2-T in Q-2 of this year, as US stock prices hit record highs and home values continued to climb, a report by the Fed showed Thursday. That compares to a downwardly revised $94.5-T tally for household net […]

Expect the Unexpected: Mueller to Expose Obama’s Domestic Spying

Expect the Unexpected: Mueller to Expose Obama’s Domestic Spying

Expect the Unexpected: Mueller to Expose Obama’s Domestic Spying The excitement over senior Barack Hussein Obama adviser/s unmasking identities of Trump officials is larger than most can imagine. US President Donald Trump and his supporters say the former national security adviser, Susan Rice, engaged in domestic political spying when she asked for the identities of President […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Stocks look Bullish to Neutral near term. Be cautious Nifty, Shanghai and DAX, as there are some important resistances near term. PE DJIA at 22412.59, +0.19% is strongly Bullish and is rising fast to my target at 22500-22600, 1st rejection could be seen near 22600. DAX at 12569.17, +0.06% […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Overall precious metals are trading low after the FOMC policy meet Wednesday as SD rose to 93.50 from marks near 91.70. Copper could turn Bearish, Crude Oil may move up now, but could face some rejection at the major resistances. PE Gold at 1299.30 […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $EA, $GPS, $INTU, $JNJ, $MMM Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets Top analysts upgrades, downgrades and initiations for Thursday, as follows: Electronic Arts Inc. […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Wednesday with Soybean futures rising from recent lows, buoyed by strength in commodities and resurgent Soybean export demand. Wheat and Corn followed the firm trend, with both grains rebounding after a 2-session slide as the US Corn harvest reached the […]

Thailand Begins Campaign to Promote it High Quality Coffee Beans

Thailand Begins Campaign to Promote it High Quality Coffee Beans

Thailand Begins Campaign to Promote it High Quality Coffee Beans Chiang Mai province in Northern Thailand Wednesday launched a Lanna Thai Coffee Hub campaign to promote the production and sales of quality Coffee beans. In a press conference, Chiang Mai provincial Governor Pavin Chamniprasart said the 5-year campaign, set to begin next year, will be […]

US Securities Regulator Admits Filings System ‘Hacked’

US Securities Regulator Admits Filings System ‘Hacked’

US Securities Regulator Admits Filings System ‘Hacked’ The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says a cyber breach, aka Hack, of a filing system it uses may have provided the basis for some illegal trading in Y 2016. In a statement posted Wednesday evening on the SEC’s website, the new SEC Chairman Jay Clayton says […]

Saudi Arabia Enters the Entertainment World with $2.7-B Investment

Saudi Arabia Enters the Entertainment World with $2.7-B Investment

Saudi Arabia Enters the Entertainment World with $2.7-B Investment Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is creating an entertainment investment company as the conservative Kingdom loosens it reins on the fun zone. The Kingdom’s Public Investment Fund announced Wednesday it will develop the new company with an initial capitalization of $2.7-B Its aim will be to […]

F1: The Singapore GP Verdict, Vettel “Fears” Verstappen

F1: The Singapore GP Verdict, Vettel “Fears” Verstappen

F1: The Singapore GP Verdict, Vettel “Fears” Verstappen $RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel’s “fear” of Max Verstappen was a Key factor in the Singapore GP Turn 1 pile-up last Sunday, that according to this week’s F1 Report. The 3-car crash, which has had huge ramifications for Mr. Vettel’s championship bid, was the latest flashpoint in […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average Marks Another Record High

Dow Jones Industrial Average Marks Another Record High

Dow Jones Industrial Average Marks Another Record High $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The Trump Effect is preventing a US stock market crash Robert Shiller is warning investors that just 1 aspect is keeping today’s high-flying stock market from crashing like it did in Y 1929. The Yale University economics professor explained that there’s one vital […]

Globalism is the Enemy of Sovereignty, Security and Prosperity

Globalism is the Enemy of Sovereignty, Security and Prosperity

Globalism is the Enemy of Sovereignty, Security and Prosperity President Trump’s speech at the UN was powerfully clear. The 3 foundational missions of the United Nations are the 3 foundational missions of the United States and every member nation, they are as follows: To protect their sovereignty to preserve their security, and to promote their […]

Bitcoin Debate Heats Up, Split Coming

Bitcoin Debate Heats Up, Split Coming

Bitcoin Debate Heats Up, Split Coming $BTCUSD at 3,952.73 Wednesday Bitcoin is likely to split again this November, creating a 3rd version of the world’s largest cryptocurrency as miners and developers pursue separate visions to scale up its growing market. Major industry players say consensus between opposing camps looked increasingly unlikely. That opinion was echoed […]

FOMC Schedules Asset “Normalization” as Expected

FOMC Schedules Asset “Normalization” as Expected

FOMC Schedules Asset “Normalization” as Expected Federal Reserve officials set an October start for shrinking their $4.5-T of assets, moving to unwind a pillar of their crisis-era support for the economy. FOMC forecasts 1 more interest-rate hike later this year, saying storm damage will have a temporary impact on the economy. “Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and […]

Bitcoin’s Rally Flying in the Face of Central Bank Regulation

Bitcoin’s Rally Flying in the Face of Central Bank Regulation

 Bitcoin’s Rally Flying in the Face of Central Bank Regulation $BTCUSD Wednesday, Bitcoin is trading at 3938+, rising about 20% from the lows marked last Friday, as concern eases that a crackdown by Chinese regulators will hinder the growth of the alternative method of exchange. After marking a record high at 4,921 on 1 September, […]

Crooked Hillary & Company Helped Nuclearize NKorea

Crooked Hillary & Company Helped Nuclearize NKorea

Crooked Hillary & Company Helped Nuclearize NKorea US President Donald Trump slammed “Crooked Hillary” Clinton Wednesday for criticizing his speech to the United Nations as “very dark, dangerous” on a TV show, and blamed her and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, with helping NKorea develop its dangerous nuclear arsenal. “After allowing North Korea to research […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Am cautious Nifty,  as it is trading below important resistance. DJIA, Nikkei and DAX continue to look Bullish. Shanghai may be in the initial phase of a correction. PE DJIA at 22370.80, +0.18% is in an uptrend and see a test of 22500-22600 in the coming sessions. DAX […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Commodities are all mixed; precious metals reversed to Bullish over the next couple of sessions, while Crude Oil prices remain stable, Copper looks Bullish for the coming sessions. PE Brent Crude at 55.39, and WTI Crude Oil at 50.23 are stable and may come […]

Forex Morning Briefing, Major Pairs

Forex Morning Briefing, Major Pairs

Forex Morning Briefing, Major Pairs $DXY, $EUR, $JPY, $GBP, $AUD, $CNY Commentary: Need to always watch Support and Resistance. PE The US Dollar (.DXY) Index at 91.7260 trading lower, EUR (Euro) at 1.2009, and AUD (Aussie) at 0.8013 are trade higher too, retaining their uptrends. Should the EUR at 1.2009 see 1.2035-50, the 1 of 2 possibilities […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $AAPL, $DWDP, $EFX, $NKE Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets Top analysts upgrades, downgrades and initiations for Wednesday, as follows: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL); Morgan […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Tuesday with Corn futures falling nearly 1% on technical selling as the harvest of a large US crop loomed. Soybean followed the weak trend, declining in the absence of fresh supportive news, and Wheat retreated from early advances as […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Stock Rally Not Over

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Stock Rally Not Over

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Stock Rally Not Over $RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) stock continued in consolidation mode last week, finishing at 110.74, +0.6% on the week. The company’s stock has risen 90% YTD, falling about  3.% in September, after marking an all-time high a 118.10 on 6 September, but was turned back at the major resistance where profit […]

US Housing Starts Fall for 2nd Month Running, Stocks Mark Record Highs

US Housing Starts Fall for 2nd Month Running, Stocks Mark Record Highs

US Housing Starts Fall for 2nd Month Running, Stocks Mark Record Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The S&P 500 is at new highs for the 7th session running as The Trump Rally extends US home-building fell for a 2nd straight month in August, as a rebound in the construction of single-family houses was offset by […]

Analysts Warn Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) May Never Be Profitable

Analysts Warn Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) May Never Be Profitable

Analysts Warn Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) May Never Be Profitable $TSLA, $GM, $VLKAY Shares of Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) fell from record highs Tuesday after an analyst warned that the electric car maker may take longer than expected to become profitable (if ever) Jefferies analyst Philippe Houchois launched coverage of Tesla with an “underperform” rating, helping send shares of […]

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) Suspends 300-K Accounts Tied to Terrorism

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) Suspends 300-K Accounts Tied to Terrorism

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) Suspends 300-K Accounts Tied to Terrorism $TWTR Twitter Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) said in a new report that improving automation tools are helping block accounts that promote terrorism and violence. In 1-H of Y 2017, Twitter said it suspended nearly 300,000 accounts globally linked to terrorism. Of those, roughly 95% were identified by the company’s […]

President Trump at UN: US May Have to Totally Destroy NKorea

President Trump at UN: US May Have to Totally Destroy NKorea

President Trump at UN: US May Have to Totally Destroy NKorea Tuesday morning, US President Donald Trump warned that the United States will be forced to “totally destroy” North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear challenge. Adding, NKorean leader Kim Jong Un is a “rocket man” on a suicide mission. President Trump issued […]

Cryptocurrency Crackdown: Swiss Shut Down ‘Fake’ e-Coin

Cryptocurrency Crackdown: Swiss Shut Down ‘Fake’ e-Coin

Cryptocurrency Crackdown: Swiss Shut Down ‘Fake’ e-Coin Switzerland’s financial watchdog closed down the provider of a fake cryptocurrency and is investigating around 12 other possible fraud cases, in the latest clamp-down on the risks involving virtual money. The move by the FINMA watchdog comes on the heels of Chinese authorities’ ordering Beijing-based cryptocurrency exchanges to […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: DJIA look Bullish to me in here, and almost all other indices look positive and Bullish for this week sans Shanghai which could remain stable. PE DJIA at 22331.35, +0.28% could test 22400-22600 near term. DAX at 12559.39, +0.32% looks potentially Bullish on the 3-day candle having a […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Commodities are all mixed; precious metals look Bearish over the next couple of sessions, while Crude Oil prices may remain stable, Copper looks Bullish for the coming sessions. PE Brent Crude at 55.39 has immediate resistance near 56-57 region and could come off […]

Forex Morning Briefing, Major Pairs

Forex Morning Briefing, Major Pairs

Forex Morning Briefing, Major Pairs $DXY, $EUR, $JPY, $GBP, $AUD, $CNY Commentary: Need to always watch Support and Resistance. PE EUR (Euro) 1.1965, and AUD (Aussie) at 0.7965 still in their uptrends, but need to watch their supports. It is the opposite for the US Dollar (.DXY) Index at 91.96 that remains in a downtrend, […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $GE, $HUBS, $INFY, $TEVA, $UAL Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets Top analysts upgrades, downgrades and initiations for Tuesday, as follows: General Electric Co. […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Monday with Soybean futures falling slightly despite export demand and uncertainty about yield prospects. Corn fell on expectations of continued, burdensome US supplies, and wheat sagged on technical selling. The most active Corn contract for December delivery dropped 3.25 cents, […]

Bitcoin, from Curiosity to Household Word

Bitcoin, from Curiosity to Household Word

Bitcoin, from Curiosity to Household Word $JPM, $BTCUSD The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said Monday, that the world’s central banks cannot ignore the growth in cryptocurrencies and may at some point have to consider whether it makes sense for them to issue their own digital currencies, “Whether or not a central bank should provide […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) CEO Unlocked the Value in the Iconic Supercar Maker

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) CEO Unlocked the Value in the Iconic Supercar Maker

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) CEO Unlocked the Value in the Iconic Supercar Maker $RACE, $FCAU Investors are misreading CEO Marchionne’s objectives, unlocking value is not his goal; he is trying to ease the Agnelli Family, which controls Ferrari and Fiat-Chrysler (NYSE:FCAU), out of the car business. He is retiring in a few years, and the car business […]

US Stock Indexes Mark New Record Highs, Financials Lead

US Stock Indexes Mark New Record Highs, Financials Lead

US Stock Indexes Mark New Record Highs, Financials Lead $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The major US stock market indexes are trading at record marks driven by gains in financial, technology and industrial stocks, with focus on the FOMC’s policy meet Tuesday and Wednesday, as The Trump Rally extends. Shares of the major banks, including Bank […]

Playing the VIX, a Fast Way to Loose Money

Playing the VIX, a Fast Way to Loose Money

Playing the VIX, a Fast Way to Loose Money $VXX, $SPY Warning: Betting against stock-market volatility is a recipe for investment disaster. Trading the benchmark S&P 500 (NYSEArca:SPY) Index and evaluating stocks on an individual basis, and not trying to outsmart the CBOE Volatility Index aka VIX, (NYSEARCA:VXX) a measure of expected stock volatility, aka […]

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) Facing Congressional Action

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) Facing Congressional Action

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) Facing Congressional Action $FB Legislative action is seen coming against Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) and other tech giants, as a potentially important issue in the Y 2018 midterm elections. Both Republicans and Democrats have declared that more scrutiny, transparency and restrictions are needed. The criticism of the companies has become more pronounced since revelations about […]

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) HEFFX Highlights

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) HEFFX Highlights

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) HEFFX Highlights Red-hot Nvidia gets its most bullish Wall Street call yet due to A.I. Evercore ISI is optimistic about Nvidia’s market opportunity in artificial intelligence after meeting with the company’s management. “We are only at the cusp of AI’s growth potential and NVIDIA is creating THE AI computing industry standard,” the […]

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) HEFFX Highlights

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) HEFFX Highlights

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) HEFFX Highlights Bank of America is suing the U.S. government for $199.8 million the bank says it’s owed in interest it paid to the Internal Revenue Service. The suit, filed Wednesday in federal court in the Western District of North Carolina, centers on interest the Charlotte-based bank said it was […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US stock investors could rotate out of high-yielding sectors and into stocks of banks, which would benefit from the next leg up in interest rates, after the FOMC’s policy-setting meeting wraps up Wednesday. If the FOMC gives a nod to rising inflation or focuses its trimmed-down bond buying on […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: DJIA look very Bullish to me in here. PE DJIA at 22268.34, +0.29% looks very Bullish now, rising fast targeting 22400-22500 near term. DAX at 12518.81, -0.17% is stable below 12600. A break on the Northside could take it higher towards 12750-13000. Nikkei at 19909.50, +0.52% can test 20050 […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Nothing new. PE Brent Crude at 55.72 has been rising in line with expectations and could rise to 56.65 in here. WTI Crude Oil at 49.91 is stable, and could trade sideways for a couple of sessions before moving up to 51. Near term […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $ORCL, $SIRI, $LUV, $WEN Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets Top analysts upgrades, downgrades and initiations for Monday, as follows: Oracle Corp. (NYSE:ORCL) The […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished the Week Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished the Week Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished the Week Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures closed a choppy week with Wheat and Soybean prices surging.. During the trading week which ended 15 September, the most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 2 cents, or 0.56%, to 3.5475 bu. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) […]

US President Trump Poised to Change Fed Leadership +

US President Trump Poised to Change Fed Leadership +

US President Trump Poised to Change Fed Leadership + $GLD,$SLV, $PPLT, $USD Every US President gets the chance to influence Fed policy through nominations to the central bank’s Board of Governors. But, most often, that chance is limited to a small number of nominations, 3 max, including a nomination for Chairperson. But President Trump is […]

This Week’s FOMC Meet May Trigger Stock Rotation

This Week’s FOMC Meet May Trigger Stock Rotation

This Week’s FOMC Meet May Trigger Stock Rotation $SPY US stock investors could rotate out of high-yielding sectors and into stocks of banks, which would benefit from the next leg up in interest rates, after the FOMC’s policy-setting meeting wraps up Wednesday. If the FOMC gives a nod to rising inflation or focuses its trimmed-down […]

Box Office: ‘It’ Scares Up $60-M, ‘mother!’ a Much Better Film DOA

Box Office: ‘It’ Scares Up $60-M, ‘mother!’ a Much Better Film DOA

Box Office: ‘It’ Scares Up $60-M, ‘mother!’ a Much Better Film DOA $VIA, $TWX, $CBS, $LGF ‘American Assassin’ beat ‘mother!’ that earned an F CinemaScore and marked the worst wide opening of Jennifer Lawrence’s career with $7.5-M. Director Darren Aronofsky’s ‘mother!’ came DOA in it NA box-office debut, grossing an estimated $7.5-M from 2,368 theaters […]

F1: Ferraris Crash Out, Hamilton Wins at Singapore

F1: Ferraris Crash Out, Hamilton Wins at Singapore

F1: Ferraris Crash Out, Hamilton Wins at Singapore $RACE There are going to be a lot of opinions on Ferraris crash out at the beginning racing action at Singapore Sunday night. In this highly technical age there are very fine margins F1 drivers deal with as they battle wheel to wheel at speeds approaching 200mph, and […]

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights Fortescue Metals Group, the world’s fourth largest iron ore exporter, said on Friday its chief executive Nev Power would step down in February after seven years in the role. The Australian mining group did not name a successor but said it was confident of finding a replacement for Mr […]

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights Australian bank Westpac has decided the time is right to bring its Distributed System Access service in-house, rather than continue an arrangement that saw it tended by IBM. The Register understands that Distributed System Access (DSA) is the Bank’s authentication infrastructure and is used to manage user accounts, group […]

Tencent Holdings Ltd (HKG:0700) HEFFX Highlights

Tencent Holdings Ltd (HKG:0700) HEFFX Highlights

Tencent Holdings Ltd (HKG:0700) HEFFX Highlights Spotify has long been linked with going public in the U.S. — it is speculated to be preparing for an IPO-less listing next year — but it has emerged that the company rebuffed the opportunity to sell to a major tech name earlier this year: Tencent, the Chinese internet […]

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) HEFFX Highlights

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) HEFFX Highlights

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) HEFFX Highlights Verizon has decided to abruptly cut off wireless internet to some 8,500 rural customers in 13 states, saying their heavy data use had made it impossible to profit off of the accounts—even though many of the users had purchased unlimited plans. “Approximately 8,500 customers—using a variety of plans—were notified […]

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights Those Russia-linked Facebook ads are more than just a reason for concern — they could play an important role in one of the largest investigations in recent memory. CNN sources understand that Facebook has supplied the ads and “related information” to special counsel Robert Mueller and team after they obtained […]

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) HEFFX Highlights

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) HEFFX Highlights

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) HEFFX Highlights Seven years worth of Ford Motor Co.’s most-popular SUV model are a step closer to recall in the U.S. over mounting reports of exhaust fumes leaking inside. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has taken an interim step toward prompting the recall of 1.3 million 2011-2017 Ford Explorers, including […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Takes the Pole at Sing. GP

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Takes the Pole at Sing. GP

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Takes the Pole at Sing. GP $RACE Sebastian Vettel took his 3rd pole position of the 2017 F1 season by outpacing the Red Bulls of Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo by over 3/10’s sec Saturday night at Singapore’s Marina Bay circuit. On the final qualifying lap, Mr. Vettel touched the wall […]

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights After conquering grocery deliveries, Alibaba Group is setting its sights on a new part of China’s $4-trillion retail sector: Department stores. The e-commerce giant, which is also venturing into cloud computing and entertainment, is increasingly looking at traditional brick-and-mortar businesses, Chairman Jack Ma, Vice- Chairman Joseph Tsai and […]

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) HEFFX Highlights

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) HEFFX Highlights

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) HEFFX Highlights Tesla is still exploring options to make swapping vehicle battery packs easier and faster. This patent filed in May reveals one option that would allow technicians to change out packs in less than 15 minutes. This isn’t the first of such ideas. Back in 2014 Tesla briefly played with an […]

Focus on Gold, Silver, Precious Metals Mining and Royalty Streaming

Focus on Gold, Silver, Precious Metals Mining and Royalty Streaming

Focus on Gold, Silver, Precious Metals Mining and Royalty Streaming $GLD, $SLV, $EXCFF, $IBM, $WMT To start this is gold’s step sum chart going back to November 2010.  For almost a year (November 2010 to August 2011) gold’s step sum saw an amazing ascent; rising from 220 to 275 (55 net advancing days) in a […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update $POTN Medical marijuana is getting some attention in Congress, Arizona PTSD patients are still out of luck, Michigan dispensaries have 3 months to shut their doors and get licensed, and more. NationalLast Wednesday, a bipartisan group of senators reintroduced the CARERS Act. Sens. Cory Booker (D-NJ), Al Franken (D-MN), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), […]

F1: Singapore Grand Prix 2017 Preview

F1: Singapore Grand Prix 2017 Preview

F1: Singapore Grand Prix 2017 Preview $RACE Niki Lauda has named Ferrari as the favorite to win this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix. The 2017 Formula 1 World Championship battle continues this weekend with round 14 taking place in Singapore at the Marina Bay Circuit. The circuit is lit up with 1,500 halogen lamps. It is […]

Gold Price Pressured by Notions of Fed, ECB Tightening

Gold Price Pressured by Notions of Fed, ECB Tightening

Gold Price Pressured by Notions of Fed, ECB Tightening $GLD, $SLV Gold fell Friday after a European Central Bank official called for scaling back the bank’s stimulus program, although losses were capped when weaker than expected US economic data raised some questions about further rate hikes. ECB board member Sabine Lautenschlaeger made the most explicit […]

President Trump Challenges China and Globalization

President Trump Challenges China and Globalization

President Trump Challenges China and Globalization BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 588, September 15, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: US President Donald Trump’s decision to abandon the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) marks a fundamental change from Barack Obama’s priorities. It could also create a policy vacuum in Asia, as the US is no longer the driving force behind regional […]

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights Facebook Inc (FB, -1.24%) this week stopped advertisers from targeting messages to people interested in topics such as “Jew haters ” and “how to burn Jews” after journalists inquired about it, the news organization ProPublica reported on Thursday. ProPublica, a nonprofit out let based in New York, said it found […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights As Apple unveiled its 10th anniversary iPhone X this week, analysts were comparing the significance of its augmented reality technology with another event that changed the future of smartphones and consumers’ view of technology. “We liken the impact of AR to the launch of the Apple App Store in 2008,” […]

HEFFX Bitcoin Outlook, $2500 then a Rally

HEFFX Bitcoin Outlook, $2500 then a Rally

HEFFX Bitcoin Outlook, $2500 then a Rally China banned initial coin offerings (ICOs), referring to them as an unauthorized fundraising tool that may involve financial scams. The Chinese central bank said those who have already raised money should pay it back. China accounts for about 90 percent of all bitcoin trading on exchanges, and demand […]

ISIS Kills 83 in Attack

ISIS Kills 83 in Attack

83 people were killed and 93 wounded (mostly Muslims) on Thursday in coordinated attacks of a car bomb and a gunfire near the city of Nasriyah in Iraq’s southern province of Dhi Qar, a provincial medical source said. “The final casualties from the car bombing and gunfire attacks in Fadak area Dhi Qar province rose […]

China Economy Remains Strong

China Economy Remains Strong

Industrial output, a gauge of the activity of large enterprises, grew 6 percent year on year in August, down from the 6.4-percent pace a month earlier and retreating to the lowest level this year. Fixed asset investment fell short of expectations with a 7.8-percent rise in the January-August period, the weakest since 1999. Retail sales […]

Terrorist Attack in London

Terrorist Attack in London

Terrorist Attack in London Emergency services are responding to a Terrorist Attack at Parsons Green tube station in London, following an explosion on a train Friday morning. Some 18 people are injured. Flames engulfed one carriage and raced along a train on a west London route to Parsons Green, forcing passengers to trample others as […]

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