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 […]

Expecting a ‘Major Announcement’ on Shutdown Saturday

Expecting a ‘Major Announcement’ on Shutdown Saturday

Friday, President Trump said he will make a “major announcement” Saturday on the government shutdown and his demand that Congress fund the Mexican border Wall President Trump has said he’s considering declaring a national emergency to bypass Congress and fund the Wall. The President has not moved off from his demand that Congress spend $5.7-B […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Key Reasons for Australia to Exit the Paris Accord Now

The Key Reasons for Australia to Exit the Paris Accord Now

It is urgent that all Australian politicians understand the dangers in the Paris Climate Agreement. Here are the Key Reasons to EXIT PARIS NOW: The science is not settled – hundreds of scientists in Australia and thousands more throughout the world reject the theory that human production of CO2 (carbon dioxide) is driving dangerous global […]

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, NKorea Holding Talks on 2nd Trump-Kim Summit

US, NKorea Holding Talks on 2nd Trump-Kim Summit

High-level diplomatic talks to finalize a 2nd summit between President Trump and NKorean leader Kim Jong Un are happening this week in Washington. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to meet former NKorean chief diplomat Kim Yong Chol at a Washington hotel Friday. The meeting will likely be followed by Chairman Kim’s visit to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Keto Diet and Intermittent Fasting are Effective for Weight Loss

The Keto Diet and Intermittent Fasting are Effective for Weight Loss

January is “National Dieting Month” in the United States, and the spotlight is on the Keto Diet and IF, aka intermitent fasting. They are the latest dietary trends and the Big Q’s are: Do they actually work? Are they sustainable? Dieting isn’t a modern phenomenon. In the 1960’sss the cabbage soup diet was popular for […]

Singapore ‘Hawker’ Restaurant Michelin-Starred and Most Affordable

Singapore ‘Hawker’ Restaurant Michelin-Starred and Most Affordable

The notion of dining at Michelin-Starred restaurants evokes visions fine food and $$$$$, but there are some spots that will not break your bank. So, if you are in Southeast Asia, and looking to try the cheapest Michelin-starred restaurant in the world, you will need a plane ticket to Singapore and standing in lengthy queues. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

There is Unique Vegan Food in Europe Too

There is Unique Vegan Food in Europe Too

An Key part of traveling is having the opportunity to try the local cuisine, but for vegans this can be difficult. Many local specialties include meat or dairy, and finding something that fits your lifestyle can be difficult.   But, veganism is on the rise making it easier to stick to your plant-based diet while […]

Love: the 4-Letter Word in Medicine

Love: the 4-Letter Word in Medicine

Dr. Dean Ornish, Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), is perhaps best known for his pioneering work in how to use food and simple lifestyle strategies to improve health. And for 40 years, Dr. Ornish has directed clinical research showing you can reverse not only Type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, but […]

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 […]

BREXIT Update: PM May’s Government Survived No-confidence Vote

BREXIT Update: PM May’s Government Survived No-confidence Vote

$GBP, $USD Wednesday, British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government survived a no-confidence vote, a day after her BREXIT deal was overwhelmingly rejected by lawmakers. The House of Commons expressed confidence in the government by 325 votes to 306, meaning Mrs. May can remain in office. There was no effect on US financial markets. Tuesday, UK […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Must Try Foods in New Orleans

Must Try Foods in New Orleans

New Orleans has many original delicious dishes that make it the envy of the culinary world. Chef’s there turn out specialty dishes like no other, and a trip here is as much about eating as it is touring and/or partying. So while you are in The Big Easy do not miss out on these classic […]

President Trump Assures US Farmers, “tough choices now reap rewards down the road”

President Trump Assures US Farmers, “tough choices now reap rewards down the road”

$SOY Monday, President Trump defended his tough trade policies in front of thousands of American farmers, a Key constituency that has struggled because of his trade dispute with China, plus he promised fair trade deals that will put America’s rural heartland back on strong solid ground. “We have taken the toughest ever actions to address […]

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 […]

Lack of Good Sleep Can Be Deadly

Lack of Good Sleep Can Be Deadly

The absolute minimum amount of sleep per night you need is 6 hours to help your heart stay healthy, new research suggests. The study found that chronic lack of sleep and poor sleep quality raise the odds of fatty plaque accumulation in arteries, a condition known as atherosclerosis, which increases the odds of heart attack […]

Stocks Cautious on China Growth, Financials and Industrials Lead, Gold in Favor

Stocks Cautious on China Growth, Financials and Industrials Lead, Gold in Favor

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $GLD, $VXX Trade tensions should not disturb your portfolio’s peace of mind. To help prevent your portfolio from becoming “trade war collateral,” consider diversifying your assets to minimize exposure. Assets like physical Gold and Silver are historically known to perform well during turmoil in such dust ups. Recently, Jim Cramer urged investors frightened […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$ATVI, $CHK, $DCP, $DRI, $EA, $GLUU, $NFLX, 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 Monday as follows: Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) was started with […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Higher USD Lower Crude Oil Down Stocks Lower sans Japan In Asia Notes: On the earnings front, US banks are in sharp focus with Quarterly results from Citigroup (C) due Monday followed by JPMorgan Chase (JPM), Wells Fargo (WFC), Goldman Sachs (GS) and Morgan Stanley (MS) later in the week. Expectations are low with profits for US companies […]

Organic Farming in the US is Growing

Organic Farming in the US is Growing

The number of certified Organic farms in the United States increased 11% in Y 2016 to 14,217 from the prior year, according to the latest available data from the US Department of Agriculture’s National Agriculture Statistics Service, and has gone up 56% since Y 2011. Sales of certified Organic products have also spiked in recent years, […]

Box Office: ‘The Upside’ Beats ‘Aquaman’ With $19.6-M; ‘Replicas’ DOA

Box Office: ‘The Upside’ Beats ‘Aquaman’ With $19.6-M; ‘Replicas’ DOA

$TWX, $SNE, $DIS, $VIA, $CMCSA ‘The Upside’ is a win for Kevin Hart and STXfilms; ‘Replicas’ marks a career worst for Keanu Reeves. Kevin Hart is proving his power at the box office again with the better-than-expected launch of The Upside. The dramedy beat Aquaman at the weekend with $19.6-M in a surprise victory. The Upside is also […]

France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ Movement Crossed the Channel to London

France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ Movement Crossed the Channel to London

Hundreds of protesters inspired by France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ movement are rallying in Britain, drawing attention to government austerity programs that have hit the poor hard. Wearing yellow vests with slogans such as “Britain is Broken” written on the back, the demonstrators marched in London to demand that politicians pay attention to their plight rather than […]

Citizen Scientists Discover New Planet

Citizen Scientists Discover New Planet

Citizen scientists have discovered a new Planet orbiting a Red Star 226 light-years from Earth, in the Taurus constellation, and lies in a habitable zone where liquid water or life could exist, according to reports Saturday. The Planet is about 2X the size of Earth, and is is known as K2-288Bb. This new Planet was […]

Huge MidWest Blizzard, 5 Dead

Huge MidWest Blizzard, 5 Dead

A massive Winter snowstorm making its way across the MidWest and into the Mid-Atlantic region dumped more than a foot of snow in parts of Missouri and contributed to at least 5 deaths. The storm moved into Kansas and Nebraska from the Rockies Friday, then east into Missouri, Iowa, Illinois and Indiana, covering roads and […]

The US Has the Strongest ‘Buck’ in about 30 Years

The US Has the Strongest ‘Buck’ in about 30 Years

$USD USD is at its strongest mark in 30 years, according to the Economist newspaper’s January 2019 “Big Mac Index.” The newspaper’s “lighthearted guide to exchange rates” measures the purchasing power of currencies against each other. The gauge also compares the prices of McDonald’s hamburger, the Big Mac, in different countries with the actual exchange rate between […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Management Turns to ‘Harmony’

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Management Turns to ‘Harmony’

The new Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) team principal, Mattia Binotto, 49 anni, now has the reins of The Scuderia’s F1 program, as he was chosen to replace Maurizio Arrivabene last Monday just 5 weeks before F1’s 1st testing in Barcelona. Mr. Binotto has taken on the most high-profile management role in motorsport. H inherited the Team that […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Reports on Share Buyback Program

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Reports on Share Buyback Program

$RACE Summary: Ferrari repurchased 78,055 common shares for €7.04-M till 10 January 2019, under the repurchase program announced on 28 December 2018. The company share repurchase resulted in 6.08-M common shares held in treasury as of 10 January 2019. As of the same date, the Company held 2.43% of the total issued share capital including the […]

Family Owned Italian Fashion Houses Prepare for the Future

Family Owned Italian Fashion Houses Prepare for the Future

$KORS To stay on trend, Italian fashion houses are refashioning themselves for future growth. Luxury label Ermenegildo Zegna, which opens Fall/Winter menswear previews at Milan Fashion Week Friday, made its 1st move to expand abroad with the Zegna Group’s Summer acquisition of American brand Thom Browne. The Gianni Versace house’s entrance into the group owned […]

President Trump, Will Not Declare an Emergency Yet

President Trump, Will Not Declare an Emergency Yet

President Trump softened expectations that he is close to declaring a national emergency to get the money he want to build the US-Mexico border wall as a 3-week impasse closing parts of the government continued Friday. There are about 800-K federal employees who missed their 1st paychecks under the stoppage. Lawmakers tried to reassure federal […]

US Stocks Finished Flat/Unchanged Ahead of Earnings Season

US Stocks Finished Flat/Unchanged Ahead of Earnings Season

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Stocks paused to refresh Friday after being up 10.4% since Christmas Eve, earnings season begins in earnest next week, Analysts have been very negative ahead of this coming reporting frame. Earnings reports start next week with results from the big banks. And the warnings have been the most dire in […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$BA, $CTWS, $STXZ, $DELL, $DG, $DLTR, $DHI, $EMV, $LMT 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: Boeing Co. (NYSE:BA) was started […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Higher USD Lower Crude Oil Down Stocks Higher sans Japan In Asia Gold: Gold prices climbed Friday as USD retreated on expectations the Fed will pause interest rate hikes if the US economy slows this year, while investors awaited news on progress in the US-Chinatrade talks. Spot gold rose 0.6% to $1,293.55 oz as at 0604 GMT, heading […]

More Mysterious Stuff Coming From Deep Space

More Mysterious Stuff Coming From Deep Space

More mysterious fast radio bursts have been detected from outer space by a telescope in Canada, including a few bursts that stem from the exact same location in the Sky, according to a study published in the journal Nature. Fast radio bursts are brief pulses of radio waves coming from far outside our Milky Way galaxy, flaring with […]

If You Do Find Yourself in Central Paris, Here Are a Few Superb Places to Dine

If You Do Find Yourself in Central Paris, Here Are a Few Superb Places to Dine

Temples of haute cuisine, bistros guaranteed to stand the test of time, out-of-the-way boîtes where you are unlikely to see or bump into another tourist. The gastronomic excellence in Paris is unrivaled, renowned for its elegance and sophistication. From Michelin-starred palaces to Parisian barges, here is my selection of a few of the best restaurants […]

1-Off Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) SP30 to Auction in Paris

1-Off Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) SP30 to Auction in Paris

$RACE If you have a lot of money and you are a real Ferrari clienti you can commission a Supercar of your own through the company’s Special Projects division. That’s what the owner of this 1-off example did, and now he has put it up for auction with RM Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) in Paris next month, The only […]

Former FEMA Chief: “President Trump On Solid Legal Ground” if he Declares National Emergency to Fund The Wall

Former FEMA Chief: “President Trump On Solid Legal Ground” if he Declares National Emergency to Fund The Wall

A former federal emergency boss said that President Donald Trump is “on solid legal ground” if he declares a national emergency to secure funding for his much-desired border Wall. “But he is going to have some troubles along the way, and one of them will be whether libertarian conservatives are going to accept a stronger […]

Huge Weekend Snowstorm Spreading East

Huge Weekend Snowstorm Spreading East

A weekend snowstorm, which may be the biggest of the season for many cities, will slow down travel in the mid-Atlantic, while a wintry mix causes disruptions farther South. A long-duration winter storm is foreseen for parts of West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and North Carolina. Snow is forecast to spread quickly eastward with the […]

Opioid Crisis Spurs Development of a Pain Meter

Opioid Crisis Spurs Development of a Pain Meter

The National Institutes of Health is pushing for development of what its director, Dr. Francis Collins, calls a “pain-o-meter.” Spurred by the opioid crisis, the goal is not just to signal how much pain someone’s in, it is to determine what kind it is and what drug might be the most effective. “We are not […]

Market Hears Powell’s Comments, Rally Extends

Market Hears Powell’s Comments, Rally Extends

$DIA, $SPY. $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX No recession in sight, No rate hikes ahead. Thursday, Federal Chairman Jerome Powell said the US central bank has the ability to be patient on policy given inflation is stable, allowing it to assesses whether the US economy will slow this year as some in financial markets worry.initial comments boosted […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AKAM, $ADSK, $BAC, $CGC, $CIT, $CLG, $CL, $DE, $NKE, $NBL, $TLRY 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: Akamai Technologies Inc. […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Higher USD Lower Crude Oil Down Stocks Higher sans Japan In Asia Gold: Gold prices rose Thursday as expectations that the Fed will pause its rate tightening cycle this year. Spot gold was up 0.2% at $1,295.84 oz as of 0556 GMT, hanging near Friday’s at $1,298.42, a mark last seen in mid-June 2018. US gold futures gained […]

Reasons Some People Do Not Get Sick

Reasons Some People Do Not Get Sick

This is the height of cold and flu season in North America and Europe, and many people have come down with respiratory illnesses post-Holidays Stress wreaks havoc with the immune system. The Big Q: What about the people who live through the winter months without a sniffle, what is their secret? The Big A: According […]

John Hussman on the Stock Market, My Comments

John Hussman on the Stock Market, My Comments

John Hussman, PhD, aka The Perma-Bear: “At its core, investment is about valuation. It’s about purchasing a stream of expected future cash flows at a price that’s low enough to result in desirable total returns, at an acceptable level of risk, as those cash flows are delivered over time. The central tools of investment analysis […]

What Dog Owners Should Know About Deafness

What Dog Owners Should Know About Deafness

The Big Q: Is my dog obstinate or deaf? The Big A: Your dog cannot tell you if he/she is having trouble hearing you, but failure to respond to commands could be the 1st sign of canine deafness. But, since not responding to commands could also be a behavioral issue, you should look for other […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) The Aristocrat of Auto Stocks

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) The Aristocrat of Auto Stocks

$RACE The Big Q: Can Ferrari really rally back to $153/share and higher? The Big A: Shares of Ferrari are participating in this rally and racing higher since bottoming at 93.85 on 27 December and reversing. The shares gaped up on the open and finished at 111.19 on Wednesday, 9 January in NY, or 2.40% […]

Republicans ‘Unified’ Over Shutdown

Republicans ‘Unified’ Over Shutdown

Vice President Mike Pence said the President “made clear today that he is going to stand firm to achieve his priorities.” President Donald Trump says Republicans are “totally unified” in the shutdown standoff over his long-promised southern border Wall, though some GOP lawmakers have been expressing concern about the 19-day partial government closure. President Trump […]

Fed Policymakers Voice Patience on Future Rate Hikes, Rally Extends

Fed Policymakers Voice Patience on Future Rate Hikes, Rally Extends

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Chicago Fed President Charles Evans (FOMC voter) expects rate hikes to continue, adding that the Fed can show some patience before resuming rate hikes. Boston Fed President (FOMC voter) Eric Rosengren does not rule out changes to the pace of balance sheet reduction on a slowdown. Fed policymakers said last […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$CMG, $MNST, $JWN, $NOK, $NUE, $NVDA, $OAS, $XLNX 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: Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE:CMG) was […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Lower USD Lower Crude Oil Up Stocks Higher In Asia Note: US President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter overnight that “Talks with China are going very well!” Gold: Gold treads lower on improved risk appetite, while Palladium marks record highs Spot gold slipped 0.2% to $1,282.61 oz by 0600 GMT, and US gold futures settled down 0.1% at […]

London’s Iconic Foods

London’s Iconic Foods

London’s food scene is fantastic, and is getting better and better. Below are a few of the essential dishes you need to eat and where when you travel there, as follows; The Custard Donut at St. John;s Bakery For years people have gone down to the St. John Bakery on Saturday mornings with the flicker […]

The World is Awash in Crude Oil: BP Discovers 1-B bbl More in Gulf

The World is Awash in Crude Oil: BP Discovers 1-B bbl More in Gulf

BP (NYSE:BP) said it has discovered 2 new oilfields in the Gulf of Mexico and has identified an additional billion barrels of Crude Oil at an existing field thanks to new seismic technology. The British company recently turned a corner following the deadly Y 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill Tuesday announced plans to expand production at […]

Slower Growth Does Not Signal a Recession

Slower Growth Does Not Signal a Recession

The US economy is doing great, there is no recession in sight Mohamed El-Erian argues that just because US economic growth appears to have eased that does not mean there is a recession ahead. “This concept that a slowdown in the U.S. means recession or means a financial crisis — that’s just wrong,” El-Erian, chief economic […]

Fasting is Not Starvation, it is Beneficial to Our Health

Fasting is Not Starvation, it is Beneficial to Our Health

Breaking Down Myths About Fasting “The Complete Guide to Fasting: Heal Your Body Through Intermittent, Alternate-Day, and Extended Fasting,” co-authored with Jimmy Moore, details how to implement fasting and overcome some of the most common challenges that might arise, including persistent fears and myths associated with extended water fasting. Dr. Fung’s new book is very […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Sacked Arrivabene as Team Boss

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Sacked Arrivabene as Team Boss

$RACE Maurizio Arrivabene leaves his post as Team Principal of Ferrari, clearly the biggest job in F1, just after a little over 3 years at The Scuderia. Mattia Binotto, the Technical Director and Ferrari lifer, takes his place. The writing was on the wall It is widely believed that Sergio Marchionne had decided early last […]

China Trade Talks “going very well”, Extend to 3rd Day

China Trade Talks “going very well”, Extend to 3rd Day

President Trump expressed optimism that US-China trade talks in Beijing are progressing well. Chinese authorities to give a statement following the latest round of negotiations. “Talks with China are going very well!” President Trump tweeted on Tuesday as the 2nd day of mid-level meetings wrapped up. While the hosts indicated the talks would run Monday and Tuesday, […]

Stocks Continue Rally on Improved Sentiment, Trade Optimism

Stocks Continue Rally on Improved Sentiment, Trade Optimism

$DIA,$SPY,$QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX US and China pare trade differences, talks extend Improved investor sentiment helps lift stocks S&P 500 rally extends, up for 5th time in last 6 sessions From The Street JPMorgan Chase Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon sees “decent growth” this year and said the recent stock-market plunge was an overreaction. “I think […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$GOOGL, $ANET, $STZ, $DG, $EPZM, $FIVE, $LEN, $PHN 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: Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) was raised to […]

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 Stable Stocks Dip In Asia Note: Presidents Trump to speak to the Nation Tuesday on Key issues of national security. Gold: Gold held steady Tuesday as bets on a pause in US interest rate hikes and hopes of a US-China trade deal put pressure on USD, but an improved risk appetite capped gains for the […]

Eat Organic Food, It is Important for Good Health

Eat Organic Food, It is Important for Good Health

“Let thy medicine be thy medicine, and thy medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates That famous quote by Hippocrates often referred to as “the Father of Medicine,” is about 2,500 years old, and for a long time his keen advice was treated as fact. There is more from him and still part of the Hippocratic Oath recited […]

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