Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Trade worries between US and China fade, earnings the focus. PE Note: Overall the indices look Bullish long term to me. DJIA 25064.36, +0.18% and DAX at 12561.02, +0.16% continue to trade higher. DIA is near resistance at 25250 on the daily’s whereas DAX is stable with 12500-12700 looks unable to move […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary:Nothing new. PE ICE Brent Crude 72.25, +0.57% below support at 73 and now targets 70. The sharp fall in Crude Oil prices came in after comments from US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin stated that the administration will consider the use of waivers for countries to […]

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing $DXY, $EUR, $GBP, $JPY, $AUD Commentary: Nothing new. PE The US Dollar (.DXY) Index at 94.545, as he 34-Day MA on the daily line is support at 94.40. Want to see a rise in the EUR to 1.175 that implies that .DXY could break above or below that support, We wait. EUR (Euro) at 1.1707 moved up Monday, marking a […]

EU and Japan Free Trade Deal

EU and Japan Free Trade Deal

The European Union’s top officials arrive in Japan Tuesday to sign the single market’s biggest trade deal ever and present a united front as Washington upends the international trade order. EU Council President Donald Tusk and Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker land in Japan after talks in Beijing, where they urged global trade cooperation and warned […]

North and South Korea Building Business

North and South Korea Building Business

South Korea plans to revise a law to foster inter-Korean exchanges and support companies doing business with the North, the unification ministry said Tuesday. The law revision would oblige the government to put any restrictions and bans on economic projects with North Korea to a Cabinet review and provide support to help normalize the operations […]

China Moves for EU Deal

China Moves for EU Deal

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Monday, calling for closer partnership between China and the European Union (EU). “China and the EU are both builders of world peace, contributors to global development and defenders of the international order,” Xi said when meeting with […]

CNN Trys to Create Anti-Russian Sentiment

CNN Trys to Create Anti-Russian Sentiment

CNN have blasted President Donald Trump for not properly confronting Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Helsinki summit. The sight of US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin not attacking each other at the press conference following their summit in Helsinki sent mainstream US media into a spiral of rage. “You have been […]

Venezuela, The Poster Child of Modern Socialism

Venezuela, The Poster Child of Modern Socialism

Venezuela, The Poster Child of Modern Socialism Venezuela is in a state of “economic collapse” with hyperinflation not see since the middle of the last century, the International Monetary Fund said Monday. Despite higher oil prices that are benefitting most exporting nations, the IMF sees a worsening contraction of the economy, which in April already […]

Saudi Arabia Economic Outlook

Saudi Arabia Economic Outlook

The International Monetary Fund on Monday raised its growth forecast for the world’s top crude exporter Saudi Arabia, citing higher oil prices. In its World Economic Outlook update, the IMF said the Saudi economy — which contracted by 0.9 percent last year — would grow by 1.9 percent in 2018, up 0.2 percentage points from […]

Tesla is Imploding as CEO has Tantrum

Tesla is Imploding as CEO has Tantrum

Tesla is Imploding as CEO has Tantrum $TSLA Tesla shares stumbled Monday as chief executive Elon Musk faced criticism over a public spat with a British diver who worked on the Thai soccer team rescue. Shares of the electric car maker were down 3.5 percent in late-morning trading at $307.82 on news that Musk could […]

Clinton is the Criminal not Putin

Clinton is the Criminal not Putin

Clinton is the Criminal not Putin As Clinton and the left continue to implode over the prospect of a successful Trump/Putin summit, the President arrived in Helsinki on Monday to meet his Russian counterpart. Trump has made no indication that he will press Putin on alleged election meddling, but told reporters that he intends to […]

G20 Financial Stability Board Takes Aim at Bitcoin

G20 Financial Stability Board Takes Aim at Bitcoin

G20 Financial Stability Board Takes Aim at Bitcoin A financial regulator on Monday unveiled a strategy to monitor whether cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin pose a threat to world economic stability. The plan follows on from a concerted drive by central banks and regulatory bodies to keep cryptocurrencies at bay. In a statement, the Financial Stability […]

China and Russia back Iran

China and Russia back Iran

China and Russia back Iran The enemy of my enemy is my friend is an ancient proverb which suggests that two opposing parties can or should work together against a common enemy. Moscow and Tehran are expanding economic cooperation, with Russia planning multi-billion dollar investments in Iran’s energy sector. The move comes as major Western […]

Trade War Casualties

Trade War Casualties

Some US manufacturers are delaying investments and raising prices as President Donald Trump escalates trade wars with key US economic partners but most companies report no change, according to a survey released Monday. The National Association for Business Economics also found in its monthly report that members unanimously expected economic growth to continue in the […]

Elon Musk Failed to Cash in on Thai Cave Incident

Elon Musk Failed to Cash in on Thai Cave Incident

Elon Musk Failed to Cash in on Thai Cave Incident Elon Musk has crashed and burned again, this time he is being ridiculed online for his highly-publicized attempts to cash in on the rescue of trapped Thai boys in a music-playing mini-submarine – which local authorities deemed “impractical.” Thai Navy SEALs have just completed the […]

China and the Trade War

China and the Trade War

China and the Trade War Beijing has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO) against planned US duties on $200 billion worth of Chinese products, China’s Ministry of Commerce announced on Monday. Last week, the ministry said it would immediately file a complaint to the WTO against what it called US unilateralism. In […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX This week it is President Trump and President Putin’s Summit in Helsinki Finland, but there is a lot to move markets during this week. President Donald Trump meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki Monday, and that is the main event this week. But earnings […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Trade worries between US and China fade, earnings the focus. PE Note: Overall the indices look Bullish long term to me. DJIA at 25019.41, +0.38%, and DAX at 12540.73, +0.38% have risen almost 0.40% and looks Bullish now with Northside targets of 25250 and 12800 respectively. Nikkei at 22597.35, +1.85% trades […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary:Nothing new. PE ICE Brent Crude at 74.84, -0.65% bounced from support, while that holds, Brent Crude is Bullish to 78-79 near term. NYMEX WTI Crude at 70.60, -0.58% has room on the Southside but may come 73 on a rise in Brent Crude, may not […]

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing $DXY, $EUR, $GBP, $JPY, $AUD Commentary: Nothing new. PE The US Dollar (.DXY) Index at 94.73 dipped from resistance near 95, and now a dip to support 94.0-94.2 is possible in here. EUR (Euro) at 1.1682 broke below the 21-Day MA at 1.16 Friday, but is trading above it now. Another week of range trade within 1.175-1.16 could follow. USD/JPY […]

2017/18 Racing Season in Hong Kong was Exceptional

2017/18 Racing Season in Hong Kong was Exceptional

2017/18 Racing Season in Hong Kong was Exceptional World class sport and incredible global growth underpinned a memorable 2017/18 racing season in Hong Kong, which concluded today, Sunday, 15 July, with overall turnover of HK$124.2 billion, representing a 5.8% increase on the previous season. A crowd of 31,903 turned out at Sha Tin for this […]

Trade War: It’s Still Boom Time in China

Trade War: It’s Still Boom Time in China

Trade War: It’s Still Boom Time in China China’s gross domestic product expanded 6.8 percent year on year in the first half of 2018 to about 41.90 trillion yuan (6.27 trillion U.S. dollars), data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed Monday. In the second quarter, China’s GDP rose 6.7 percent year on year, […]

Boeing Rates as a Strong Buy

Boeing Rates as a Strong Buy

The Boeing Company [NYSE:BA] announced deliveries across its commercial and defense operations for the second quarter of 2018. Major program deliveries during the second quarter were as follows: Major Programs 2nd Quarter 2018 Year-to-Date 2018 Commercial Airplanes Programs    737  137 269    747  1 3    767  5 9    777  13 25    […]

Financial Advisors Have to Take Notice of Cryprocurrency Investments

Financial Advisors Have to Take Notice of Cryprocurrency Investments

Financial Advisors Have to Take Notice of Cryprocurrency Investments $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Perhaps the most interest among everyday investors in several years are cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin or Ethereum. But, the majority of financial planners are less excited. Wirehouses including: UBS (NYSE:UBS), Merrill Lynch Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) have forbidden their advisors from buying and selling […]

Oil Price: Iran has threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz

Oil Price: Iran has threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz

Iran has threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz, a vital artery for oil shipments from the Middle East. The warning comes in response to the US, which is trying to cut off Iranian crude exports. After pulling out of a landmark international deal curtailing Tehran’s nuclear program, Washington has ordered countries to cease buying […]

US Media Use Fake News in Syria

US Media Use Fake News in Syria

Old images, fiction films and even video games have all been used to spread fake news stories in war-torn Syria — creating all the more work for a media collective debunking them. Protests broke out against Syria’s regime in 2011 and then spun into violent conflict. All along, there has been a continuous stream of […]

Trade War will Raise US Interest Rates

Trade War will Raise US Interest Rates

Trade War will Raise US Interest Rates U.S. financial services firms Morgan Stanley and JP Morgan said Friday that they expect the South Korean central bank to raise the base rate next month on a modest economic recovery and low inflationary pressure. In a monetary policy committee meeting on Thursday, the Bank of Korea (BOK) […]

Google and Fake News

Google and Fake News

At the heart of the spread of fake news are the algorithms used by search engines, websites and social media which are often accused of pushing false or manipulated information regardless of the consequences. – What are algorithms? – They are the invisible but essential computer programmes and formulas that increasingly run modern life, designed […]

Farnborough Airshow, Brexit and the Trade War

Farnborough Airshow, Brexit and the Trade War

Top global plane makers land at the Farnborough airshow in England next week, hoping to pick up speed on demand for passenger jets while charting a path through Brexit and trade war turbulence. This year’s sector showpiece event, opening Monday, will be buzzing on the back of rapid changes in the industry, as US titan […]

Facial Recognition Software Removes All Privacy

Facial Recognition Software Removes All Privacy

Facial Recognition Software Removes All Privacy Microsoft’s chief legal officer on Friday called for regulation of facial recognition technology due to the risk to privacy and human rights. Brad Smith made a case for a government initiative to lay out rules for proper use of facial recognition technology, with input from a bipartisan and expert […]

Trade War Update

Trade War Update

Trade War Update China China said Friday that its attitude on respecting and protecting intellectual property rights (IPR) is serious and its actions are effective, calling the U.S. allegations of so-called IPR theft by China groundless. “In recent months, the United States has repeatedly accused China of stealing intellectual property rights, but it has never […]

ISIS Strikes Pakistan

ISIS Strikes Pakistan

ISIS Strikes Pakistan At least 105 people including a political leader were killed and over 150 others injured when a suicide blast hit a political meeting in Mastung district of Pakistan’s southwest Balochistan province on Friday, officials said. Confirming the death toll, caretaker home minister of Balochistan province Agha Umar said that the injured people […]

Running: The Benefits Vs The Risks

Running: The Benefits Vs The Risks

Running: The Benefits Vs The Risks Knowing the benefits and risks of any activity helps you take advantage of the 1st and avoid the 2nd. Like other forms of exercise, running has the potential to help you maintain a healthy weight, balance your insulin and leptin receptors, relieve stress and boost your self-confidence. Running can […]

Mueller Indicts 12 Russians No Clintons

Mueller Indicts 12 Russians No Clintons

Mueller Indicts 12 Russians No Clintons Despite the contents of the documents recovered that show clear criminal conduct the Clintons still have not faced a single charge. Not so for 12 Russian intelligence officers were indicted for hacking the Democratic party and the Hillary Clinton campaign. The suspects are members of the GRU, the Russian […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Trade worries between US and China fade, earnings the focus. PE Note: Some dips seen in the stock indices Thursday. Overall the indices look Bullish long term to me. DJIA at 24924.89, +0.91%, and DAX at 12492.97, +0.61% rose sharply Thursday Notes: DIA could test 25250 in here (looks Bullish), while DAX sees interim […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary:Commodities may pause in here. Copper, Gold and Silver are likely to come off in the medium term, and Crude prices are weak. PE ICE Brent Crude at 74.17, -0.38% has some support in here, and could bounce over the next few sessions targeting 77 […]

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing $DXY, $EUR, $GBP, $JPY, $AUD Commentary: Nothing new. PE The US Dollar (.DXY) Index at 94.83 could turn Bullish to 95 if trade war rhetoric continues to rise. Being cautious .DXY in here and would wait for a break below 1.165 and then below 1.16 on the EUR before inferring a Bullish DXY for the next few weeks. Currently, […]

Europe to Weak for a Trade War

Europe to Weak for a Trade War

Europe to Weak for a Trade War The EU on Thursday slashed its growth forecast for the eurozone in 2018, warning that the rising trade tensions with the United States were hitting the economy. The European Commission, the EU’s executive arm, said the 19-country single currency bloc would expand by 2.1 percent in 2018, lower […]

Trade War Latest News

Trade War Latest News

Trade War Latest News The Chinese commerce ministry has slammed the US plan to impose tariffs on additional imports worth some $200 billion as totally unacceptable, promising a mirror response to defend its national interests. “The Chinese side is shocked by the actions of the US,” a statement on the ministry’s website declared. “In order […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Trade worries between US and China fade, earnings the focus. PE Note: Some dips seen in the stock indices Thursday. Overall the indices look Bullish long term to me. DJIA 24700.45, -0.88% came off from the Psych mark at 25000, while 25000 holds, DIA could test 24500 before another run […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary:Commodities may pause in here. Copper, Gold and Silver are likely to come off in the medium term, and Crude prices are weak. PE ICE Brent Crude 74.62 and NYMEX WTI Crude at 70.76 have fallen sharply. Note: Crude Oil prices started falling yesterday after […]

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing $DXY, $EUR, $GBP, $JPY, $AUD Commentary: Nothing new. PE The US Dollar (.DXY) Index at 94.76 seeing some resistance 94.85, which could produce a dip. If it crosses 94.85, then it could again test 95 yet this week Note: The US CPI data release today would be important stronger than expected CPI inflation would strengthen .DXY. EUR (Euro) at […]

Trade War: China Responds

Trade War: China Responds

Trade War: China Responds China will take necessary countermeasures to resolutely safeguard its rights and interests, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Wednesday after the United States announced a list of tariffs on 200 billion U.S. dollars of Chinese goods Tuesday. “The behavior of the U.S. is typical ‘trade bullying,” spokesperson Hua Chunying said at […]

Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Lied to Voters

Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Lied to Voters

The family background of Democratic Socialist newcomer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her working-class roots helped her in the race on social issues, but it was all a lie. Ocasio-Cortez recently shook up New York politics by defeating 10-term incumbent Joe Crowley in the party’s congressional primary race. She used what she called her “working-class” background to […]

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Must Step Down

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Must Step Down

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Must Step Down New York Mayor Bill de Blasio travelled to a family vacation aboard a spy plane designed to detect radioactive material used in “dirty bombs” with the backing of the city’s police department. Police Commissioner James O’Neill told reporters on Tuesday that the NYPD’s intelligence bureau cleared […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Trade worries between US and China fade, earnings the focus. PE Note: Almost all the indexes I screened are now Bullish near to medium term. See the Bull running in global stocks now, how far, how fast, tune in. DJIA at 24919.66, +0.58% moved up and could test at 25250. Or […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary:Commodities may pause in here. Copper, Gold and Silver are likely to come off in the medium term, and Crude prices are also set dip. PE ICE Brent Crude at 78.08 dipped from  78.80 seen Tuesday. Near term trade within 77-79 is possible, and […]

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing $DXY, $EUR, $GBP, $JPY, $AUD Commentary: Nothing new. PE The US Dollar (.DXY) Index at 94.19 could move to support at 94 Wednesday. A clear break below 94 for .DXY correspond with a break above 1.176 for EUR. If that happens ,DXY could become Bearish to 93.44. EUR (Euro) at 1.1731 saw 1.169 and bounced to 1.174. If it moves […]

ISIS Murdering Muslims to Upset Peace in Syria

ISIS Murdering Muslims to Upset Peace in Syria

A suicide car bombing on Tuesday killed 14 newly reconciled fighters from pro-government and rebel ranks in an attack on a south Syrian village claimed by the Islamic State group. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the explosion hit Zaizun, a village in the western countryside of Daraa province which rebels agreed in […]

Australia: Will Rates Burst the Real Estate Bubble

Australia: Will Rates Burst the Real Estate Bubble

Australia: Will Rates Burst the Real Estate Bubble Banks in Australia are gearing up for slight increases in interest rates, but in an overly inflated market this may well mean disaster for many and a correction in prices across the country. The smaller lenders are already moving rates higher but so far the big 4 […]

Trade War Turns Serious

Trade War Turns Serious

Accusing China of not negotiating “seriously” on trade, the Trump administration has released a list of products it wants to impose a ten percent tariff on, amounting to $200 billion. The new tariffs would kick in within 60 days. The 200-page document, released on Tuesday by the US Trade Representative’s office, gives notice to those […]

Refugees Flee Racist South Africa

Refugees Flee Racist South Africa

Refugees Flee Racist South Africa A delegation of 30 South African farming families has arrived in Russia’s farmbelt Stavropol Region, Rossiya 1 TV reports. The group says it is facing violent attacks and death threats at home. Up to 15,000 Boers, descendants of Dutch settlers in South Africa, are planning to move to Russia amid […]

President Trump, the ‘Picasso’ of Tweets

President Trump, the ‘Picasso’ of Tweets

President Trump, the ‘Picasso’ of Tweets $TWTR Donald Trump’s Tweets are not a mistake, it is not insanity, he is not nuts, and not stupid, he is Genius. President Trump is the Picasso of Tweets. Monet meets Beethoven. The Saul Alinsky of Conservatives and Capitalists. Donald J Trump is 1st politician from the right to […]

97 Percent of all Governments are Now on Twitter

97 Percent of all Governments are Now on Twitter

U.S. President Donald Trump is the most followed world leader on Twitter, with 52 million followers on his @realDonaldTrump account which has more than doubled since taking office on January 20, 2017, according to the newly released 2018 Twiplomacy study by BCW, a top-three and the first truly integrated global communications agency in the world. […]

Trade War Latest Update

Trade War Latest Update

Trade War Latest Update China stays committed to continuously and proactively expanding opening up so as to better cope with unilateralism and protectionism, Premier Li Keqiang said here on Monday. Li, who is in Germany for a three-day official visit, made the remarks at an innovation-themed forum, which is also attended by his German counterpart, […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Trade worries between US and China fade, earnings the focus. PE Note: Almost all these indexes screened are now Bullish near to medium term. See the Bull running in global stocks now, how far, how fast, tune in. DJIA at 24776.59, +1.31% moved up sharply and seeing 25250 the 1st resistance. […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Still seeing weakness across the board in commodities driving down Crude Oil prices. PE ICE Brent Crude at 78.37 is stable and unable to decide which direction in here. North is limited to 80-81 and will hold for now. A test at 79-80 near term, followed […]

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing $DXY, $EUR, $GBP, $JPY, $AUD Commentary: Nothing new. PE The US Dollar (.DXY) Index at 93.7 and bounced. The 34 days MA near 94.3 is next resistance. But, my preference is a move South to 93.44 in here. EUR (Euro) at 1.1752 at rose to 1.179 Monday but faded to 1.175. There is support at 1.173-1.174, after test there the […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is Struggling

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is Struggling

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is Struggling $TSLA Electric car manufacturer Tesla has failed another independent braking test. Officials for the company don’t agree with the results. The test was made in Luxembourg recently. The Luxembourg testing and standardization authority (ILNAS) put a Model S and a Volvo S90 through an emergency braking test. As Luxembourg Wort reports, […]

Did Ralph Izzo’s Policies Murder Black Pensioner

Did Ralph Izzo’s Policies Murder Black Pensioner

Did Ralph Izzo’s Policies Murder Black Pensioner Ralph Izzo pulls in over $5m dollars a year as the CEO of the Public Service Electric and Gas Company, but his policies are now under the spotlight after the death of black pensioner. New Jersey authorities are investigating the circumstances of the tragic death of an elderly […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Stock ‘Clean Air Ahead’

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Stock ‘Clean Air Ahead’

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Stock ‘Clean Air Ahead’ $RACE Shares of Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) are + 35% YTD, but they came off their highs to consolidate the last Bull leg that Topped at 149.85 a few weeks ago. Ferrari finished Monday in NYC at 136.38, +1.02, or +0.75%, the market is closed. And there looks to be more […]

The Bulls are in Charge as S&P 500 Tests Key Resistances

The Bulls are in Charge as S&P 500 Tests Key Resistances

The Bulls are in Charge as S&P 500 Tests Key Resistances $SPY Monday, the S&P 500 marked the 6th gainer in 7 sessions for US stocks now sees the benchmark index equity above Key technical marks. The latest rally comes as focus shifts to the coming quarterly earnings reports that are forecast to show 2X-digit […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX Looking at the major US stock market action as President Trump  bears down hard on trade issues, focuses on SCOTUS pick, teeing up NATO demands and the Putin Summit. The market will tell us now if the Key moves Thursday and Friday on moderate volume will hold […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Trade worries between US and China continue, China will likely fade, but Asia/Pac could be trading weak near term. PE DJIA at 24456.48, +0.41% moved up, and while psych support 24000 holds see sideways trade within 24000-24750 before the DIA moves higher. Near term looks Bullish to me. DAX at 12496.17, +0.26% moved […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Still seeing weakness across the board in commodities driving down Crude Oil prices. PE ICE Brent Crude at 77.50, and NYMEX WTI Crude at 74.12 look like they want come off to test to 75 and 65 respectively before moving up medium term. Note:Immediate view is […]

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing $DXY, $EUR, $GBP, $JPY, $AUD Commentary: Nothing new. PE The US Dollar (.DXY) Index at 93.92 weakened Friday due on the beginning of the US-China trade dust-up, .DXY has some support 93.8 on daily lines, seeing 93.2 come soon. EUR (Euro) at 1.1761 strengthened past resistance near 1.172 and could now move up to 1.185. The early part of this week […]

James Packer Dodging Trouble with Mental Health Claim?

James Packer Dodging Trouble with Mental Health Claim?

James Packer Dodging Trouble with Mental Health Claim? Australian tycoon James Packer has quit his family firm Consolidated Press Holdings as he recovers from mental health issues, a spokesman said Monday, months after he stepped down from gaming empire Crown Resorts. Packer’s departure from his private investment vehicle is the latest step by one of […]

Brexit: Theresa May’s Government Crumbles from Within

Brexit: Theresa May’s Government Crumbles from Within

Brexit: Theresa May’s Government Crumbles from Within UPDATE: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigned Monday, adding to divisions over Brexit that threaten to tear apart Prime Minister Theresa May’s government. British Prime Minister Theresa May faced a crisis in her cabinet Monday after Brexit minister David Davis resigned over a plan to retain strong economic […]

Is big pharma to blame for the opioid epidemic?

Is big pharma to blame for the opioid epidemic?

The state of California, like many states, is in the throes of the opioid epidemic.  According to the California Department of Health, there were 4,600 overdose deaths in California in 2015, the highest number in the nation.  While our per capita rate is lower than some states, we have been anything but immune to this […]

Big Brother is Watching: The Dark Side of Facial Recognition

Big Brother is Watching: The Dark Side of Facial Recognition

Big Brother is Watching: The Dark Side of Facial Recognition The unique features of your face can allow you to unlock your new iPhone, access your bank account or even “smile to pay” for some goods and services. The same technology, using algorithms generated by a facial scan, can allow law enforcement to find a […]

Prosperity Key to North Korea

Prosperity Key to North Korea

Washington’s top diplomat Mike Pompeo was addressing Vietnamese business leaders but his real audience was not in the Hanoi dining room. The US Secretary of State was sending a message from the thriving commercial heart of this once war-torn city all the way to North Korea. Vietnam fought a brutal war to expel American invaders, […]

North Korea Will Denuclearize

North Korea Will Denuclearize

South Korea on Sunday welcomed the outcome of the recent high-level dialogue between the United States and North Korea, saying it marked an important start of efforts to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula. “The North Korea-U.S. talks held in Pyongyang marked the first step in a journey toward denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula,” said Kim Eui-kyeom, […]

China Switches Focus Away from USA

China Switches Focus Away from USA

Companies from China and the United States are concerned about the impact of trade tensions between the world’s top two economies after the United States began imposing a 25-percent additional tariff on Chinese products worth 34 billion U.S. dollars Friday. China’s customs authority announced that additional tariffs for some imports from the United States worth […]

Iran ‘Insulted’ over President Trump’s Instructions to OPEC

Iran ‘Insulted’ over President Trump’s Instructions to OPEC

Iran ‘Insulted’ over President Trump’s Instructions to OPEC $OIL, $USO Saturday, Iran’s oil minister on accused US President Donald Trump of insulting OPEC by ordering it to increase production and reduce prices, adding that Iranian output. US President Trump Wednesday accused the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) of driving fuel prices higher, urging […]

Trade War Heats Up

Trade War Heats Up

Just hours after the United States introduced 25 percent trade tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods, Beijing has retaliated with mirror measures against American imports. “After the United States introduced the new tariffs, China’s reciprocal measures also immediately took effect,” said the spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry Lu Kang. He did not […]

US will Revoke Passports of Americans

US will Revoke Passports of Americans

Hundreds of thousands of US citizens may have to scrap their holiday plans, the Internal Revenue Service said, as it is enforcing a law allowing authorities to revoke and deny passports to those owing over $51,000 in unpaid taxes. Some 362,000 people may fall under the scope of the 2015 law as early as the […]

It’s Not Just Immigrants, America Treats Americans Like Animals

It’s Not Just Immigrants, America Treats Americans Like Animals

It’s Not Just Immigrants, America Treats Americans Like Animals America Treats Americans Like Animals, everyday a new video emerges of Police beating civilians, civilians attacking civilians. If arrested US prisoners can expect some of the worst prison conditions in the world, and all this happens in the country that is supposed to be leading the […]

Wall Street Pulls Support from Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Wall Street Pulls Support from Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Wall Street Pulls Support from Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) $TSLA Key Indicators Turning Very Bearish Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk is on Twitter scolding news organizations for quoting analysts with a Bearish view of his struggling EV maker. Of the 31 Analysts covering the stock, 10 say to sell, or 32%, meaning the Bears are coming out […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Trade worries between US and China continue, China will likely fade, but Asia/Pac could be trading weak near term. PE DJIA at 24356.74, +0.75% moved higher Thursday. While DIA trades above 24000 it looks Bullish to 24750-25000. DAX at 12464.29, +1.19% is up, while support at 12100 holds, DAX […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Still seeing weakness across the board in commodities driving down Crude Oil prices. PE ICE Brent Crude at 77.15 seeing Brent Crude falling from current marks to 76 near term on supply/demand concerns. NYMEX WTI at 72.82 could test 68 near to medium term before […]

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing $DXY, $EUR, $GBP, $JPY, $AUD Commentary: Nothing new. PE The US Dollar (.DXY) Index at 94.43 will see support at 94.3, then .DXY could weaken towards 93.3-93.0. If the trade negotiation chatter heaths up then .DXY could strengthen towards 95.5 as a safe haven. Right now seeing .DXY falling to 93. EUR (Euro) at 1.1687 looks to want to […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 24174.82, -0.54% was shuttered Wednesday for the 4th of July holiday. While support near 24000 holds, DIA could trade sideways within the 24000-24800 for some time. DAX at 12317.61, -0.26% is trying to move North and could try 12700 near term. Nikkei at 21680.09, -0.17% could […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Still seeing weakness across the board in commodities now. PE ICE Brent Crude at 77.69 could trade sideways within 77-80 now. While it trades above 77 it could test 80 before coming off again. NYMEX WTI Crude at 73.84 sees resistance, and could […]

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing $DXY, $EUR, $GBP, $JPY, $AUD Commentary: Nothing new. PE The US Dollar (.DXY) Index at 94.524 strength could react to the release of FOMC minutes later Thursday. Given that the policy statement was Hawkish, any deviation from that stance in the minutes could weaken .DXY to 94.3. The 3 day line chart reflects room for an up-move to […]

Travel Warning: Indonesia is Anti-Gay

Travel Warning: Indonesia is Anti-Gay

Travel Warning: Indonesia is Anti-Gay Don’t be fooled in to thinking Bali is some special Buddhist Island, Bali is part of Indonesia and it is an increasingly dangerous place to be Gay. If you are Gay it is probably best to skip Bali, if you do not like a regime that deliberately oppresses Gay people, […]

Mahathir Arrests Najib, Saudi Royal Family May Face Tough Questions

Mahathir Arrests Najib, Saudi Royal Family May Face Tough Questions

Mahathir Arrests Najib, Saudi Royal Family May Face Tough Questions Malaysia’s disgraced former prime minister Najib Razak, who is to be charged in court on Wednesday in connection with the multibillion-dollar financial scandal at the 1MDB state fund he helped set up, is facing the prospect of a lengthy jail term. The involvement of the […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 24307.18, +0.15% is ranged within 24000-24500 now, while the daily trend support near 24000 holds, DIA has room on the Northside to 24750-25000 near term. But, a clear break below 24000 could push it to 23600-23200. DAX at 12238.17, -0.55% is trading near support, […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Seeing weakness across the board in commodities now. PE ICE Brent Crude at 77.83 is holding below resistance at 80, while that holds, a dip to 76, and then a attempt 78+. NYMEX WTI Crude at 74.55 is also holding below important […]

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing $DXY, $EUR, $GBP, $JPY, $AUD Commentary: Again, .DXY weakened, EUR strengthened. PE The US Dollar (.DXY) Index at 94.90: Support for .DXY at 94.5-94.2 held well Monday as it is rising back to 95, and may see 95.2 Tuesday. EUR (Euro) at 1.1632 the single currency has been ranged within 1.1508-1.1721 the 2 of weeks. The bias has been to the Southside […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX Looking at the major US stock market action as President Trump  continues coming down hard on trade issues, and NATO next. Over the past few weeks we have a lot of pundit chatter about a market top, and stocks sold into the test during that frame. Notably, new […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 24271.41, +0.23% has risen, while the daily trend support at 24000 holds, the DIA could move up towards 25000. Near term looks Bullish to me. DAX at 12306, +1.06% is ranged within 12400-12100 now. A clear break below 12100 could take it to support near […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: US President Trump has called on Saudi Arabia to raise production. PE NYMEX WTI Crude at 73.22 is holding well in here, while that holds, the price will test to 72. ICE Brent Crude at 78.19 could still have some room on the […]

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing $DXY, $EUR, $GBP, $JPY, $AUD Commentary: Again, .DXY wedkened, EUR strengthened. PE The US Dollar (.DXY) Index at 94.71, seen testing support at 94.5 on daily lines and candles. 94.2 is also an important support mark which could slow the current fall in .DXY. A break below 94.2 would be Bearish near term. EUR (Euro) at 1.1656): A migration deal […]

Illegal Immigration Crushes American’s Wages

Illegal Immigration Crushes American’s Wages

Illegal Immigration Crushes American’s Wages In the latest Harvard/Harris Poll, about 48% of Americans say increased illegal immigration to the US reduces wages for workers, agreeing with decades of data that indicates mass immigration’s crushing impact on Americans’ wages. Just 10% of Americans say illegal immigration increases US wages while 42% say illegal immigration does not […]

President Donald Trump: the Right Man, at the Right Time

President Donald Trump: the Right Man, at the Right Time

President Donald Trump: the Right Man, at the Right Time Promises Made, Promises Kept, Laser Focused on Making America Great Again A Supreme Court vacancy just opened, another, perhaps 2 coming, offering President Trump the unique opportunity to shape the court for decades. The current court handed him 2 favorable rulings this week alone. There’s […]

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