RMSotheby’s (NYSE:BID) 1st Sale of 2019 Features 1957 Ferrari Coupe Speciale

RMSotheby’s (NYSE:BID) 1st Sale of 2019 Features 1957 Ferrari Coupe Speciale

$BID, $RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) launched its Special Projects division 10 years ago, but it has a long history of crafting 1-off Supercars for discerning and extremely wealthy customers. Friday evening, RMSotheby’s hammered this elegant 1957 250 GT Coupe Speciale s/n 0751GT. This 1 off Ferrari was built for Princess Lilian de Réthy. The wife of King Leopold of Belgium. Princess […]

Buy Gold, Bet on Tight Supply

Buy Gold, Bet on Tight Supply

$GLD, $SLV, $USD Gold’s supply/demand prospects have caught the eye of 1 billionaire. “For the 1st time in my life, I bought gold because it is a good hedge,” Sam Zell, the founder of Equity Group Investments, said in a Bloomberg TV interview. “Supply is shrinking and that is going to have a positive impact on […]

China Signals Willingness to Eliminate Trade Imbalance with US

China Signals Willingness to Eliminate Trade Imbalance with US

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX INDUSTRY WATCH Strong: Industrials, Materials, Financials, Consumer Discretionary Weak: Utilities, Real Estate China’s willingness to eliminate the US trade imbalance. According to a report Friday, China made an offer during trade negotiations earlier this month to boost the amount of US imports, such that the trade balance with the US would be […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AA, $ABC, $BLK, $SCHW, $CVS, $FPRX, $HAL Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Friday as follows: Alcoa Corp. (NYSE:AA) was maintained as Outperform […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Stock Worth Watching

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Stock Worth Watching

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Stock Worth Watching Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. The projected upper bound is: 36.24. The projected lower bound is: 29.40. The projected closing price is: 32.82. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 8 white candles and […]

United States Oil (USO) DOI now reports that domestic crude production could surge to 14 MMbpd by 2020

United States Oil (USO) DOI now reports that domestic crude production could surge to 14 MMbpd by 2020

United States Oil (USO) DOI now reports that domestic crude production could surge to 14 MMbpd by 2020 U.S. crude oil exports have soared due to a combination of: rising domestic crude oil production high but flat domestic demand a law change in December 2015 that allowed sales beyond just neighbor Canada Since the shale […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) is ending its customer referral program

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) is ending its customer referral program

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) is ending its customer referral program Tesla’s customer referral program will come to an end on Feb. 1, chief executive Elon Musk said in a tweet Thursday. The initiative lets drivers give their friends a referral code to get six months of free charging via Tesla’s Supercharger network. The premium electric auto manufacturer has made […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) end higher after report says U.S. considering easing China tariffs

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) end higher after report says U.S. considering easing China tariffs

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) end higher after report says U.S. considering easing China tariffs Stocks extended their win streak to three days Thursday after The Wall Street Journal reported that the Trump administration was debating whether to ease tariffs on Chinese imports in a bid to calm markets and ease tensions with Beijing. How […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Tim Cook says regulatory action is needed to restore ‘full faith’ in tech

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Tim Cook says regulatory action is needed to restore ‘full faith’ in tech

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Tim Cook says regulatory action is needed to restore ‘full faith’ in tech Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook has extended his crusade against companies that misuse user data, calling in a Thursday op-ed written for Time for “comprehensive federal privacy legislation”: ‘Consumers shouldn’t have to tolerate another year of companies irresponsibly amassing huge […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) optimism over a resolution to the trade war between the United States and China

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) optimism over a resolution to the trade war between the United States and China

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) optimism over a resolution to the trade war between the United States and China Global stock indexes rose on Thursday as optimism over a resolution to the trade war between the United States and China lifted sentiment, while sterling strengthened amid hopes of a second referendum on Britain’s membership in the European […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Heffx Trading Outlook

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Heffx Trading Outlook

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Heffx Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. The projected upper bound is: 159.12. The projected lower bound is: 137.40. The projected closing price is: 148.26. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) will buy $40 million worth of Fossil Group’s smartwatch tech

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) will buy $40 million worth of Fossil Group’s smartwatch tech

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) will buy $40 million worth of Fossil Group’s smartwatch tech Fossil is selling $40 million of smartwatch technology to Google, the company announced Thursday. Shares of Fossil jumped about 8 percent on the news. Fossil is one of the primary brands that continues to build smartwatches that run Google’s Wear OS software, which competes […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Stock Worth Watching

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Stock Worth Watching

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Stock Worth Watching Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. The projected upper bound is: 1,157.54. The projected lower bound is: 1,023.54. The projected closing price is: 1,090.54. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 6 white […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Bulls Could Push Bitcoin to $5,000 if Support Continues to Hold

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Bulls Could Push Bitcoin to $5,000 if Support Continues to Hold

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Bulls Could Push Bitcoin to $5,000 if Support Continues to Hold In the long-term, analysts have expressed that Bitcoin is likely caught in a relatively large trading range between $3,000 and $5,000. Within this, BTC’s recent price action signals that it is likely caught in a much tighter trading range between $3,550 […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Steady USD Firm Crude Oil Higher Stocks Up In Asia Notes: A report Thursday saying that Washington was considering lifting some or all tariffs imposed on Chinese imports buoyed financial markets, including Crude Oil. The Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) will hold the next policy-setting meeting on 29-30 January. Gold: Spot gold was set for its 5th straight […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Results and Guidance Likely to Surprise

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Results and Guidance Likely to Surprise

$RACE Expect Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is odds on of giving great Q-4 results and guidance on earnings at the end of this month. Shares of Ferrari are racing higher since 4 January Carrying a market cap of about $23-B, Ferrari is smaller than many of the industry’s more well-known players. But quality beats quantity, every time. […]

Managed Money Moves Back into High Yield Corporate Bonds

Managed Money Moves Back into High Yield Corporate Bonds

US fund investors charged into high-yield corporate bonds during the latest week, shoveling $3.3-B, the most cash flowing into that market since late Y 2016, Lipper said Thursday, boosted by dovish words from Fed Chairman Powell. Underscoring investors’ appetite for some risk-taking, investors pulled $15-B net cash from US-based money market funds, according to the […]

US Considering Lifting Some or All Tariffs Against Chinese Imports

US Considering Lifting Some or All Tariffs Against Chinese Imports

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The US market spiked on reports that the US is considering lifting tariffs on China imports during trade negotiations. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has discussed the lifting some or all tariffs imposed on Chinese imports and suggested offering a tariff rollback during trade discussions scheduled for 30 January. But […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) awaiting a new fundamental spark to drive market direction

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) awaiting a new fundamental spark to drive market direction

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) awaiting a new fundamental spark to drive market direction Gold and silver prices are slightly lower in early U.S. trading Thursday. The metals have been trading sideways in quieter fashion for several sessions, awaiting a new fundamental spark to drive market direction. While this week’s uptick in trader and investor risk appetite […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Stock Worth Watching

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Stock Worth Watching

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Stock Worth Watching Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. The projected upper bound is: 165.59. The projected lower bound is: 144.24. The projected closing price is: 154.91. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 8 white […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) struggling for gains despite strong US earnings

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) struggling for gains despite strong US earnings

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) struggling for gains despite strong US earnings Asia Pacific shares traded mixed on Thursday, despite strong quarterly earnings in the U.S. and after the U.K. government won a parliamentary confidence vote. Worries over China likely weighed on market sentiment. Japan’s Nikkei 225 erased early gains of near 0.3 percent […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) traders eagerly anticipate Theresa May’s so called “Plan B” Brexit proposal

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) traders eagerly anticipate Theresa May’s so called “Plan B” Brexit proposal

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) traders eagerly anticipate Theresa May’s so called “Plan B” Brexit proposal The FTSE 100 struggled for direction on Thursday, while the pound continued to edge higher as currency traders eagerly anticipate Theresa May’s so called “Plan B” Brexit proposal. London’s top flight was off 27.76 points, or 0.4%, at 6,834.92 by […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) finds support

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) finds support

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) finds support The Australian dollar initially pulled back a bit during the trading session on Thursday, dipping slightly below the 50 day EMA. However, we bounced slightly, and I think this is indicative of what we are going to see, a slow and gentle grind lower. This isn’t necessarily an indictment on […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Beware Return of Brexit Risks

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Beware Return of Brexit Risks

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Beware Return of Brexit Risks GBP/USD has been stuck fast at $1.29 for several days. A failure to break higher raises the risk of a deeper retracement. Near-term support lies at $1.2773 (close to the 50-day SMA at $1.2763 too), while a bigger dip finds support around $1.27. Above $1.29, the price […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) strong earnings reports lifted indexes on Wall Street

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) strong earnings reports lifted indexes on Wall Street

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) strong earnings reports lifted indexes on Wall Street Singapore stocks opened higher on Thursday, with the Straits Times Index advancing 3.98 points, or 0.12 per cent to 3,233.09 as at 9.05am. Gainers outnumbered losers 67 to 32, after about 38.1 million shares worth S$80.3 million changed hands. The most actively traded […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,300.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,300.00

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid resistance at $1,300.00 Technically, the gold bulls have the overall near-term technical advantage. Prices are in a two-month-old uptrend on the daily bar chart. Bulls’ next upside price objective is to produce a close in February futures above solid resistance at $1,300.00. Bears’ next near-term downside price breakout objective is […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) trading in positive territory

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) trading in positive territory

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) trading in positive territory Australian shares are set to open higher, as Wall Street extended early gains on hopes for trade talks between the US and China. ASX futures were up 25 points near 7am AEDT. The Australian dollar advanced 0.4 per cent. The S&P 500 pushed above its average price […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) pulls back from overnight high

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) pulls back from overnight high

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) pulls back from overnight high Since yesterday’s high, the USD/JPY price has pulled back, but the uptrend from the lows of last Thursday remains intact. Even a dip to ¥108.50 would still be a possible buying opportunity, and for now the price is holding above ¥108.70. A fresh move higher, reinforced by the […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$XEC, $COLM, $DELL, $MET, $PE, $PTC, $SM Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Thursday as follows: Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE:XEC) was started as […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Verizon announced that Beyond Unlimited and Above Unlimited subscribers will get free Apple Music subscriptions

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Verizon announced that Beyond Unlimited and Above Unlimited subscribers will get free Apple Music subscriptions

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Verizon announced that Beyond Unlimited and Above Unlimited subscribers will get free Apple Music subscriptions Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) continues to trail Spotify (NYSE:SPOT) as the streaming music services race to add paid subscribers. However, AAPL just got a big boost, at least in the American market. Verizon (NYSE:VZ) announced that an Apple Music subscription will be included for […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Beige Book shows waning optimism in some districts

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Beige Book shows waning optimism in some districts

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Beige Book shows waning optimism in some districts U.S. stocks rose for a second straight session Wednesday as investors cheered mostly positive earnings from financial institutions such as Goldman Sachs Group and Bank of America Corp. even as Wall Street continued to deal with uncertainty from a partial government shutdown. How did […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Heffx Technical Outlook

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Heffx Technical Outlook

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Heffx Technical Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. The projected upper bound is: 158.32. The projected lower bound is: 136.59. The projected closing price is: 147.46. Candlesticks A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened). During the […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) At Risk of Sharp Decline

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) At Risk of Sharp Decline

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) At Risk of Sharp Decline Recently, there was a decent support formed near $3,550 in bitcoin price against the US Dollar. The BTC/USD pair started a short term recovery and moved above the $3,600 and $3,620 resistance levels. There was also a break above the 50% Fib retracement level of the last side from […]

United States Oil (USO) Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said he was sure inventories will start to “return to normal averages and this will increase confidence”

United States Oil (USO) Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said he was sure inventories will start to “return to normal averages and this will increase confidence”

United States Oil (USO) Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said he was sure inventories will start to “return to normal averages and this will increase confidence” Oil steadied near $52 a barrel in New York amid signs that crude inventories fell again in the U.S., the world’s biggest consumer. Futures slipped 0.3 percent after settling 3.2 […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Can the online search giant keep up its strong growth?

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Can the online search giant keep up its strong growth?

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Can the online search giant keep up its strong growth? A handful of major tech stocks will report their latest quarterly results around the end of January and the beginning of February. One of the reports I’ll be watching closely is the one from Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG)(NASDAQ:GOOGL) — the parent company of Google. The company has seen impressive […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) calls were buzzing during its price increase

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) calls were buzzing during its price increase

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) calls were buzzing during its price increase U.S. stock futures are trading higher in early morning trading following stronger-than-expected bank earnings. Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) and Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) both topped analyst estimates. Ahead of the bell, futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average are up 0.46% and S&P 500 futures are higher by 0.3%. Nasdaq-100futures have added 0.18%. In the […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) home state of California accounted for almost half of all Model 3 registrations through the first 10 months of 2018

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) home state of California accounted for almost half of all Model 3 registrations through the first 10 months of 2018

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) home state of California accounted for almost half of all Model 3 registrations through the first 10 months of 2018 Tesla Inc.’s home state of California accounted for almost half of all Model 3 registrations through the first 10 months of 2018, a sign that the electric-car maker is wildly popular in […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Steady USD Firm Crude Oil Lower Stocks Mixed In Asia Notes: Spot gold is about to exit a Neutral range of $1,285-$1,299, and either rise to $1,311 or drop towards $1,268. The Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) will hold the next policy-setting meeting on 29-30 January. Gold: Gold has gained for 5 weeks running, but prices have been […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Management is Fully Committed to its Stated Goals

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Management is Fully Committed to its Stated Goals

$RACE, $VLKAY John Elkann, Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Chairman says the appointment of new F1 Team boss Mattia Binotto was not a result descents inside The Scuderia. Last week Mr. Binotto was promoted from technical chief to replace Maurizio Arrivabene as team principal, which led to media speculation that it could be one of a a number […]

US Home-builder Sentiment Rises

US Home-builder Sentiment Rises

US home-builders sentiment rose for the 1st time in 3 months on a decline in borrowing costs, a sign that housing may stabilize this year, even as the industry still remains in a slowdown. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index increased to 58 in January from a 3-year low of 56 in the […]

US Home Mortgage Applications Mark 11-Month Highs

US Home Mortgage Applications Mark 11-Month Highs

The number of US consumers who applied for loans to buy a home and to refinance 1 rose to an 11-month high last week, signaling that the recent drop in interest rates is reviving housing activity, the Mortgage Bankers Association said in a report Wednesday. The Washington-based industry group’s seasonally adjusted gauge on mortgage applications increased 13.5% […]

US Stocks Extend Rally on Strong Bank Earnings

US Stocks Extend Rally on Strong Bank Earnings

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The S&P 500 gained 0.2% Wednesday, as strong earnings from Bank of America (BAC) 28.45, +1.90, +7.2% and Goldman Sachs (GS) 197.08, +17.17, +9.5% drove the rally. Their outperformance bolstered the strength in the financial sector, which is now up 6.6% in January. The positive response to their earnings news is based on the […]

DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) stuck below 10,900

DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) stuck below 10,900

DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) stuck below 10,900 DAX’s gains above 10,900 have proven impossible to sustain over the past few sessions, while intraday sell-offs have found support at 10,800. A break of this range indicates the next direction, with trendline support around 10,700 coming into play. Above 10,900, the index will push on above 11,000 but […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) slides as pound rises after Brexit deal rejected

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) slides as pound rises after Brexit deal rejected

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) slides as pound rises after Brexit deal rejected The FTSE 100 slid as much as 45 points to 6850, down 0.65% at 9:40am GMT on Wednesday as a stronger pound took its pulled down the share prices of large UK multinationals in the aftermath of Theresa May’s historic Brexit defeat in parliament on […]

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) consolidating after recent rebound

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) consolidating after recent rebound

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) consolidating after recent rebound USD/CAD is trading within a rising triangle formation, following on from a rebound late last week. The break through the $1.326 swing-high points towards potential upside coming into play. For now, it is worth watching a break of either $1.3226 or $1.3294 as a precursor to the next […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) regaining ground after Brexit volatility

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) regaining ground after Brexit volatility

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) regaining ground after Brexit volatility Yesterday’s Brexit vote brought about huge volatility as expected, with severe selling in the lead up to the event subsequently reversing once the votes came in. Despite the uncertainty looming ahead, markets seem somewhat unmoved, with tonight’s vote of no confidence unlikely to succeed. The fact that the GBP/USD broke […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) tumbles into potential wider retracement

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) tumbles into potential wider retracement

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) tumbles into potential wider retracement EUR/USD fell below the $1.1422 mark, seemingly paving the way for a wider retracement for the pair. The break through $1.15 last week sparked a rise in the likeliness of an upside surge after this pullback. Despite us currently having broken into a lower low, we saw something […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) still very much in the consolidation phase

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) still very much in the consolidation phase

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) still very much in the consolidation phase The US dollar has gone sideways overall against the Japanese yen, showing a bit of resiliency. However, the ¥108 level underneath is massive support, so I think it is going to continue to be able to hold the market up a little bit. However, if […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Westpac Consumer Sentiment shows deterioration in sentiment

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Westpac Consumer Sentiment shows deterioration in sentiment

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Westpac Consumer Sentiment shows deterioration in sentiment The Australian Dollar took a steep fall in the Westpac Consumer Sentiment index in its stride Wednesday but selling the Antipodean currency is still a “top ten” investment idea for the 2019 year, according to analysts at DBS Bank who see the Reserve Bank of Australia having to delay any […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Asian markets ease after May’s Brexit vote defeat

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Asian markets ease after May’s Brexit vote defeat

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Asian markets ease after May’s Brexit vote defeat Asia markets took a break on Wednesday, as investors assessed and looked for direction after the British Parliament overwhelmingly rejected its Prime Minister (PM) Theresa May’s Brexit deal. Markets also tuckered out from the earlier growth stimulus announcement from China. Britain’s Members of […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) near-term technical posture for the yellow metal remains bullish

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) near-term technical posture for the yellow metal remains bullish

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) near-term technical posture for the yellow metal remains bullish Gold prices are trading moderately up and are at session highs in late-morning action Wednesday. The near-term technical posture for the yellow metal remains bullish, which has invited some fresh chart-based buying interest. The recent “collapse in volatility” on the daily bar chart […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) expected to see silver pushing to a high of $17.50 an ounce

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) expected to see silver pushing to a high of $17.50 an ounce

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) expected to see silver pushing to a high of $17.50 an ounce The analysts said they see a potential for gold price to rise as the Federal Reserve looks to slow the pace of its monetary policy tightening this year. “In such a scenario the USD might not strengthen […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) Opening Higher

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) Opening Higher

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) Opening Higher Australian shares are set to open modestly higher as investors turn cautious amid uncertainty about Brexit and the US government shutdown. ASX futures were up 9 points at 8.15am AEDT. The Australian dollar slipped 0.4 per cent. Shares on Wall Street were higher as positive news from Goldman Sachs […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Investors now focus on a no-confidence vote on May’s government by Britain’s parliament

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Investors now focus on a no-confidence vote on May’s government by Britain’s parliament

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Investors now focus on a no-confidence vote on May’s government by Britain’s parliament Asian shares ended mostly higher on Wednesday even as the U.K. House of Commons voted down Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal by a crushing margin, stoking fresh uncertainty. Investors now focus on a no-confidence vote […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$C, $ELAN, $NEM, $NWSA, $TME, $VFC, $GWW Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Wednesday as follows: Elanco Animal Health Inc. (NYSE:ELAN) was started […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) still remains in a bear market

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) still remains in a bear market

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) still remains in a bear market The Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, +1.71% on Tuesday closed sharply higher, putting the technology and internet-related gauge to a finish above its short-term average for the first time since early October. The Nasdaq booked a 1.7% gain to end at 7,023.83. That places the index above its 50-day moving […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) likely to continue to be one of the most talked-about stocks in 2019

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) likely to continue to be one of the most talked-about stocks in 2019

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) likely to continue to be one of the most talked-about stocks in 2019 One thing best describes Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock’s daily moves in the markets: roller coaster. Tesla stock is soaring one day and falling off the cliff the next. Its 52-week price range has been $244.59 (April 2, 2018) – $ […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) isn’t selling cloud infrastructure, but unique AI services built on open source

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA)  isn’t selling cloud infrastructure, but unique AI services built on open source

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) isn’t selling cloud infrastructure, but unique AI services built on open source Alibaba Group Holding (NYSE:BABA) has never been Amazon.Com (NASDAQ:AMZN). It wasn’t founded to sell consumer goods. Its cloud isn’t challenging Amazon in infrastructure. And in the past six months, BABA stock has suffered a drop about two times that seen by […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Japan failed to report ¥3.5 billion in income

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Japan failed to report ¥3.5 billion in income

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Japan failed to report ¥3.5 billion in income Tokyo tax authorities have found that Google Japan failed to declare about ¥3.5 billion in income for 2015, a source close to the matter said Tuesday. The authorities are believed to have determined that the Japan unit of the American tech giant reduced its […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) bullish beginning to the year appears to have bottomed-out

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) bullish beginning to the year appears to have bottomed-out

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) bullish beginning to the year appears to have bottomed-out Bitcoin’s bullish beginning to the year appears to have bottomed-out, with early gains starting to slump. So how realistic are reports the volatile cryptocurrency could commence a new bull cycle? Bitcoin’s (BTC) fortunes fluctuated during the last 12 months, with its value dropping from […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) digested a weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings report from JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) digested a weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings report from JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) digested a weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings report from JPMorgan Chase & Co. Stocks traded higher on Tuesday, Jan. 15, as Wall Street digested a weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings report from JPMorgan Chase & Co. The Dow rose 156 points, or 0.65%, to 24,066, the S&P 500 gained 1.07%, and the Nasdaq rose 1.7% as […]

United States Oil (USO) U.S. will make major strides towards energy independence

United States Oil (USO) U.S. will make major strides towards energy independence

United States Oil (USO) U.S. will make major strides towards energy independence The U.S. will make major strides towards energy independence in the next two years as oil production and exports hit new highs, according to the Department of Energy. U.S. oil production, already at an all-time high this year, will increase by another 2 […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) vulnerable to a correction towards 31.83

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) vulnerable to a correction towards 31.83

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) vulnerable to a correction towards 31.83 Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 31.83. The projected upper bound is: 36.39. The projected lower bound is: 29.58. The projected closing price is: 32.99. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Up USD Lower Crude Oil Steady Stocks Steady including Japan In Asia Notes: On the earnings front, US banks: Goldman Sachs (GS) will be in focus Wednesday Expectations are low with profits for US companies forecast to rise 6.4%, down from an 1 October estimate of 10.2% and a big fall from 2018’s tax cut-fueled gainer of more […]

‘Goldie’ Reports Wednesday, What to Watch For…

‘Goldie’ Reports Wednesday, What to Watch For…

$GS Goldman Sachs Grou (NYSE:GS) is scheduled to report its Q-4 financial results before the US market open Wednesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are EPS/5.61 and $7.78-B in revenue. In the same frame last year, the Wall Street giant posted EPS/5.68 on $7.83-B in revenue. In Q-3, book value per common share has […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), Mick Schumacher Close to Junior Deal for 2019

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), Mick Schumacher Close to Junior Deal for 2019

$RACE Mick Schumacher, the son of 7X F1 world champion Michael, is close to confirming a deal to join Ferrari’s young driver programme. The 2018 European F 3 Champion has courted the interest of F1’s biggest teams since clinching his 1st car-racing title last season. Mr. Schumacher’s father won 5 of his world championships with […]

Inflation Muted, Fed ‘Patient’ on Interest Rate Hikes

Inflation Muted, Fed ‘Patient’ on Interest Rate Hikes

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX US wholesale prices fell last month on a steep fall in gasoline prices suggesting that inflation will remain tame in the coming months. The Labor Department said that the producer price index, which tracks cost changes before they reach the consumer fell 0.2% in December from the prior month. The drop […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) overall near-term technical advantage

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) overall near-term technical advantage

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) overall near-term technical advantage March silver futures prices closed nearer the session low. The silver bulls have the overall near-term technical advantage. A two-month-old price uptrend is in place on the daily bar chart. A bullish pennant pattern has also formed on the daily chart. Silver bulls’ next upside […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Beijing pledges a mix of tax breaks to help businesses

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Beijing pledges a mix of tax breaks to help businesses

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Beijing pledges a mix of tax breaks to help businesses Hong Kong and China stocks shot up Tuesday, after the Chinese government pledged tax cuts to boost manufacturing and small enterprises amid a slowing economy and the US-China trade war. The Hang Seng Index surged 2 per cent, or […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) stuck in tight range

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) stuck in tight range

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) stuck in tight range USD/JPY has moved sideways over the past few days, from around ¥108 to ¥109. A break of this range is needed to provide definitive direction, but with the price having rallied overnight from the lows around ¥108, a possible short trade within the current range emerges. Alternatively, with […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) Set to Open Higher

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) Set to Open Higher

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) Set to Open Higher Australian shares advanced to the highest level since November 13, ending two days of losses for the local market as positive sentiment returned. The S&P/ASX 200 Index rose 41.2 points, or 0.7 per cent, to 5814.6 while the broader All Ordinaries climbed 38.6 points, or 0.7 per […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) back on a downward path

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) back on a downward path

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) back on a downward path Having rallied to $1.155, the price of EUR/USD has weakened again, and so far this morning further downward pressure is developing. The previous two sessions saw the pair find support around $1.145, but if this is lost then the lows from a week ago at $1.143 come into play. […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Risk Appetite Picks Up

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Risk Appetite Picks Up

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Risk Appetite Picks Up Gold and silver prices are weaker in early-afternoon U.S. trading Tuesday, as higher world stock markets have traders and investors in upbeat moods early this week. A higher U.S. dollar index today also worked against the precious metals market bulls. February gold futures were last down $3.60 an ounce at $1,287.70. March Comex silver was down […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) stalls ahead of resistance below 0.73

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) stalls ahead of resistance below 0.73

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) stalls ahead of resistance below 0.73 The Australian Dollar mounted a spirited recovery after briefly spiking to a ten-year low against its US counterpart. The advance has paused to consolidate below minor resistance at 0.7247. A daily close above this barrier opens the door for a test of the December swing […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) could deliver attractive returns to investors

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) could deliver attractive returns to investors

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) could deliver attractive returns to investors Singapore’s export-driven economy is among the most vulnerable in the ongoing U.S.-China trade conflict, but major investors said its stock market could deliver attractive returns this year. “It’s very attractive and that’s one of the reasons why we’re actually overweight Singapore relative to other Asian equities,” Kelvin Tay, […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) faces high volatility

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) faces high volatility

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) faces high volatility British Parliament has rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal with a majority of 230, 202 vs 432.  With the initial market reaction, the GBP/USD pair slumped to a low of 1.2667 and was last seen trading around 1.2710, down 1.15% on a daily basis. GBP/USD has pushed steadily higher over the […]

Record Breaking 2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Record Breaking 2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale

The 2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale has been confirmed as the best ever with records tumbling across the board during a sensational six days of selling which concluded today. Today over $1.7 million was grossed across Book Three of the Gold Coast Yearling Sale and the  Gold Coast Summer Racehorse Sale. Headlined by the $230,000 […]

Godolphin the Leading Owner in France

Godolphin the Leading Owner in France

The 2018 owners rankings in France are pretty clear. The Godolphin stable of Sheikh Mohammed al Maktoum dominates with a total of €5.6m in earnings, plus around €200,000 in owners’ premiums, as most of the horses in this team are traditionally bred abroad and are not assimilated French. This is also the case for Khalid […]

Harry Angel Heads to Stud at Darley

Harry Angel Heads to Stud at Darley

Races: 12. Wins: 5. Champions Series wins: 2. Prize-money won: £873,503. Clive Cox never made any secret of the regard that he held Harry Angel in and the colt backed up his assertion with some brilliantly speedy performances. Highlights included landing the Darley July Cup at Newmarket and then the 32Red Sprint Cup at Haydock […]

Pegasus World Cup Update

Pegasus World Cup Update

Audible Flavien Prat, a leading rider on the Southern California circuit, will be aboard 2018 Florida Derby (G1) winner Audible in the $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1), the richest race in North America, Jan. 26 at Gulfstream Park. Audible’s trainer, Todd Pletcher, confirmed the mount Sunday afternoon after speaking with Elliott Walden, president […]

O’Tauto Proves the Value of O’Lonhro and Larneuk

O’Tauto Proves the Value of O’Lonhro and Larneuk

by Kristen Manning Half way down the famed Flemington straight, the good looking bay still had several lengths to make up. Supporters of the short priced favourite were feeling a bit nervous, especially as the leader gave a nice little kick. But the bay changed legs, pinned his ears back and lengthened his impressive stride […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AA, $NKY, $COG, $CMC, $IIPR, $NOC, $SHW Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Tuesday as follows: Alcoa Corp. (NYSE:AA) was raised to Buy […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) need for aggressive iPhone price cuts

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) need for aggressive iPhone price cuts

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) need for aggressive iPhone price cuts Shares of Apple Inc. AAPL, -1.50% dropped 1.9% in morning trade Monday, enough to pace the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s DJIA, -0.36% decliners. Wedbush Morgan analyst Dan Ives reiterated his outperform rating and $200 stock price target, which is about 34% above current levels, but said Apple has to “aggressively” cut prices […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Sees New 2019 Lows

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Sees New 2019 Lows

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Sees New 2019 Lows Bitcoin (BTC) has hit a new 2019 low, trading at $3,552 around press time as other major cryptocurrencies are facing moderate losses. Bitcoin has lost another 2 percent in 24 hours, with its price barely reaching $3,600. Although some reports predicted major market movements due to the recent activation of long-dormant Bitcoin wallets, […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) at a cost advantage over traditional automakers

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) at a cost advantage over traditional automakers

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) at a cost advantage over traditional automakers Tesla won’t have a presence at this year’s Detroit Auto Show but the electric-car maker is miles ahead of the competition in three key categories, ARK Invest founder and CEO Catherine Wood told CNBC on Monday. Traditional automakers have been making sizable investments into electrifying […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) President Trump Predicts New Trade Deal with China

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) President Trump Predicts New Trade Deal with China

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) President Trump Predicts New Trade Deal with China U.S. stocks pared losses Monday morning after President Donald Trump predicted the United States would soon reach a comprehensive trade deal with China. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by as much as 230 points Monday morning, an extension of a volatile […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) still shows plenty of strength

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) still shows plenty of strength

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) still shows plenty of strength Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) and its founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerburg, are posterchildren for the hero-to-zero persona. For years, Zuckerburg was viewed as the man who connected the world through social media. And he created trillions of dollars in value for companies related to the social media space. But today […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) solid history of beating earnings estimates

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) solid history of beating earnings estimates

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) solid history of beating earnings estimates Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. The projected upper bound is: 35.76. The projected lower bound is: 28.92. The projected closing price is: 32.34. Candlesticks A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 8 […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Heffx Trading Outlook

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Heffx Trading Outlook

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Heffx Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. The projected upper bound is: 1,112.81. The projected lower bound is: 976.91. The projected closing price is: 1,044.86. Candlesticks A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 4 white candles and […]

United States Oil (USO) darkening economic outlook capped gains

United States Oil (USO) darkening economic outlook capped gains

United States Oil (USO) darkening economic outlook capped gains Oil prices rose 1 percent on Tuesday amid supply cuts led by producer club OPEC and Russia, although a darkening economic outlook capped gains. International Brent crude oil futures were at $59.64 per barrel at 0257 GMT, up 65 cents, or 1.1 percent, from their last close. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures  […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Global Economic Slowdown

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Global Economic Slowdown

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Global Economic Slowdown While markets ended Friday’s session slightly down, the overall week finished in positive territory despite a Government shutdown that enters day 24. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down about 6 points lower, or less than 0.1%, at 23,995, the S&P 500 index SPX edged less than a point […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) concerns about an economic slowdown in China

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) concerns about an economic slowdown in China

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) concerns about an economic slowdown in China Shares of Alibaba dipped just before market close Monday following a Wall Street Journal report citing President Michael Evans’ concerns about an economic slowdown in China. The stock closed 1.35 percent down after trading up for most of the day. “China has slowed down,” Evans said during […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Steady USD Lower Crude Oil Up Stocks Higher including Japan In Asia Notes: On the earnings front, US banks are in sharp focus with Quarterly results from JPMorgan Chase (JPM), Wells Fargo (WFC), Goldman Sachs (GS) and Morgan Stanley (MS) this week. Monday, Citigroup (C) beat profit estimates. The bank’s shares rose 4.0% and bolstered the S&P financial […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Team Management Move Gets it Right

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Team Management Move Gets it Right

$RACE Former F1 driver Martin Brundle turned F1 media pundit, believes “things were not right” at Ferrari last season, and that the Maranello Outfit got it right with the sacking of Maurizio Arrivabene as team principal. Lead driver Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari fought for the Y 2018 world championship but were defeated by Lewis Hamilton […]

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