Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Investors did not receive any economic data Friday, nor will they receive any economic data Monday Noting new happened at the weekend that impacts Monday action. Some are talking about The Trump Rally extending in here, if it does the rule is let winners run, and […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 22349.59,-0.04% could see a small pull back after the recent rally from 21800 to 22400. A test of 22200 is possible before resuming the long term up trend. DAX at 12592.35, -0.06% almost went up to test the interim resistance at 12675, but came […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $AAL, $EFX, $TIF, $X Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets Top analysts upgrades, downgrades and initiations for Monday, as follows: American Airlines Group Inc. […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Highe

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Highe

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures mixed or the week ended 22 September as large export demand and uncertainty about the size of the US  crop continues to weigh on the grains market. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 1.25 cents weekly, or 0.35%, […]

Precious Metals Royalty Streamer Metalla Has a New Ticker

Precious Metals Royalty Streamer Metalla Has a New Ticker

Precious Metals Royalty Streamer Metalla Has a New Ticker $MTAFF, $WPM, $EMX, $FNV, $GLD, $SLV Brett Health, President and CEO of Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd. (OTCQB:MTAFF), (CSE:MTA) ,(FRANKFURT:X9CP) announced last Friday that the company it has changed it’s OTC stock ticker to (OTCQB:MTAFF) effective 22 September 2017. The Company’s primary symbol, CSE:MTA, on the Canadian […]

China: Guangdong is Booming

China: Guangdong is Booming

China: Guangdong is Booming UC Browser, a mobile internet software developed on the Chinese mainland, has provided services to over 150 countries and regions with over 1,000 million overseas users. Its market shares in India and Indonesia have reached 55.4% and 47.5% respectively. Meanwhile, Kingsoft Game, though scarcely known in China, has become very popular […]

Box Office: ‘Kingsman 2’s’ Fun, Beat ‘It’s Horror with $39-M

Box Office: ‘Kingsman 2’s’ Fun, Beat ‘It’s Horror with $39-M

Box Office: ‘Kingsman 2’s’ Fun, Beat ‘It’s Horror with $39-M $TWX, $FOX, $LGF, $VIA Kingsman: The Golden Circle topped in NA at the weekend, grossing $39-M from 4,003 theaters, the sequel scored 1 of the best openings for September, as well as came in ahead of the first Kingsman: The Secret Service ($36.2-M). The big letdown was Warner Bros., […]

President Trump Will Get NKorean ‘Rocket Man’ to Stand Down

President Trump Will Get NKorean ‘Rocket Man’ to Stand Down

President Trump Will Get NKorean ‘Rocket Man’ to Stand Down The Trump Administration faces a “dilemma” with NKorea, but “they will work their way out of it by … getting “Rocket Man” to stand down,” former Trump domestic policy adviser Ken Blackwell said on TV Friday. “But I am sure it is a tough dilemma,” […]

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights Andrew Mackenzie, boss of mining giant BHP Billiton, doubled his take-home pay this year, after the reinstatement of his short-term bonus. Mr Mackenzie earned $4.55m (£3.35m) in the year to June 30, compared with $2.24m the year before, the company’s annual report revealed. The rise was largely because BHP […]

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights All four of Australia’s biggest banks have decided to stop charging customers of other banks a $2 fee to withdraw cash from their ATMs. The Commonwealth Bank was the first to announced early on Sunday the abolition of the fee, citing ongoing consumer unhappiness with it. NAB, ANZ and […]

HSBC Holdings plc (Hong Kong) (HKG:0005) HEFFX Highlights

HSBC Holdings plc (Hong Kong) (HKG:0005) HEFFX Highlights

HSBC Holdings plc (Hong Kong) (HKG:0005) HEFFX Highlights HSBC has admitted it was “wrong” to predict a deep dive in the value of the pound this year, as the banking giant’s bearish currency analysts were forced to revise up their forecasts. The bank had previously said sterling might end the year at $1.20 and parity […]

China Telecom Corporation Limited (HKG:0728) HEFFX Highlights

China Telecom Corporation Limited (HKG:0728) HEFFX Highlights

China Telecom Corporation Limited (HKG:0728) HEFFX Highlights China Telecom Ltd could participate in a plan to inject fresh capital into Oi SA, the Brazilian phone carrier under bankruptcy protection, a senior executive at the Brazilian firm said on Friday. Ricardo Malavazi Martins, Oi’s chief financial officer, said at the sidelines of an event in Rio […]

Bank of China Ltd (HKG:3988) HEFFX Highlights

Bank of China Ltd (HKG:3988) HEFFX Highlights

Bank of China Ltd (HKG:3988) HEFFX Highlights A Bank of China executive has backed the City of London to help manage the risk posed by Beijing’s mammoth infrastructure programme, the belt and road initiative. Sun Yu, general manager of the bank’s London branch, said the capital’s powerhouse financial sector could be a “solution provider” for […]

China to Continue Tourism Push

China to Continue Tourism Push

China has launched a new world tourism organization to push for cooperation in boosting tourism globally. The World Tourism Alliance, a global network linking non-governmental players in the industry, was established in Chengdu, Sichuan Province of China on September 12, 2017 during the 22nd General Assembly of the United Nations World Tourism Organization, (UNWTO).  It […]

Ferrari Takes IMSA GTLM Pole at Monterey

Ferrari Takes IMSA GTLM Pole at Monterey

Ferrari Takes IMSA GTLM Pole at Monterey $RACE Toni Vilander backs up fast practice timing marks from Friday Risi Competizione team driver Toni Vilander drove Risi’s #62 Ferrari 488 GTE to the Pole position in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class qualifying for Sunday’s AMERICA’S TIRE 250 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The headline […]

No Debt Crisis in China

No Debt Crisis in China

China’s central bank, the China Banking Regulatory Commission, and the State Council have all take explicit actions in 2017 to reduce the expansion of debt — especially the mounting indebtedness of state-owned enterprises, said Roach. “These efforts now seem to be having a positive impact. According to the Bank for International Settlements, China’s ‘credit gap’ […]

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

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

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

Global Economy Growing

Global Economy Growing

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

Fairfax Media Limited (ASX:FXJ) New IPO

Fairfax Media Limited (ASX:FXJ) New IPO

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

London Boots Uber

London Boots Uber

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

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

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

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

DHS Found SEC had ‘Critical’ Cyber Weaknesses in January

DHS Found SEC had ‘Critical’ Cyber Weaknesses in January

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

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

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

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

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

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

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

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

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

Gem Diamonds Finds Another Huge Diamond at its Lesotho Mine

Gem Diamonds Finds Another Huge Diamond at its Lesotho Mine

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

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

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

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

Warning, SEC Breach May Impact Trillions of Dollars

Warning, SEC Breach May Impact Trillions of Dollars

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

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

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

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

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

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

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

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

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

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

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

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

US Securities Regulator Admits Filings System ‘Hacked’

US Securities Regulator Admits Filings System ‘Hacked’

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

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

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

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

Dow Jones Industrial Average Marks Another Record High

Dow Jones Industrial Average Marks Another Record High

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

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

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

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

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

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

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

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

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

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

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

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

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

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

US Stock Indexes Mark New Record Highs, Financials Lead

US Stock Indexes Mark New Record Highs, Financials Lead

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

Playing the VIX, a Fast Way to Loose Money

Playing the VIX, a Fast Way to Loose Money

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

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) Facing Congressional Action

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) Facing Congressional Action

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

Top 10 Longest Flights in the World

Top 10 Longest Flights in the World

Top 10 Longest Flights in the World $UAL, $BA, $EADSF Gulf carriers dominate when it comes to ultra long-haul flights Qantas recently made headlines when it announced its decision to re-route its daily Sydney to London service via Singapore instead of Dubai. But the concept of a stopover could soon be abandoned altogether. The Australian carrier […]

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) HEFFX Highlights

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) HEFFX Highlights

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

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) HEFFX Highlights

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) HEFFX Highlights

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

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

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

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

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

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

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

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished the Week Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished the Week Mixed

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

US President Trump Poised to Change Fed Leadership +

US President Trump Poised to Change Fed Leadership +

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

This Week’s FOMC Meet May Trigger Stock Rotation

This Week’s FOMC Meet May Trigger Stock Rotation

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

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

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

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

F1: Ferraris Crash Out, Hamilton Wins at Singapore

F1: Ferraris Crash Out, Hamilton Wins at Singapore

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

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

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

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

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

Tencent Holdings Ltd (HKG:0700) HEFFX Highlights

Tencent Holdings Ltd (HKG:0700) HEFFX Highlights

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

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) HEFFX Highlights

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) HEFFX Highlights

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

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

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

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) HEFFX Highlights

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) HEFFX Highlights

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

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

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

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

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights

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

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) HEFFX Highlights

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) HEFFX Highlights

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

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

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

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

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

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

F1: Singapore Grand Prix 2017 Preview

F1: Singapore Grand Prix 2017 Preview

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

Gold Price Pressured by Notions of Fed, ECB Tightening

Gold Price Pressured by Notions of Fed, ECB Tightening

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

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

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

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

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

China Economy Remains Strong

China Economy Remains Strong

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

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: DJIA, DAX and Nikkei look Bullish to me in here, other seeing sideways. PE DJIA at 22203.48, +0.20% is trading higher, breaking the previous high of 22200. If the rise sustains, DJIA could rally towards 22300-22400 soon. DAX at 12540.45, -0.10% is stable and could move higher towards 12750-13000 […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Nothing new. PE Brent Crude at 55.24 saw a high near 55.99 Thursday and may try for higher marks if it manages to remain above near term support at 54.65. WTI Crude Oil at 49.68 may also try to move up to 52 […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

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

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures closed mixed Thursday, with Soybean posting 1%+ gains for the 2nd session running. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 2.75 cents, or 0.78%, to 3.5425 bu. December Wheat delivery fell 0.25 cent, or 0.06%, to 4.43 bu. November Soybean […]

China’s FDI Dives After PBOC Curbs

China’s FDI Dives After PBOC Curbs

China’s FDI Dives After PBOC Curbs China’s investment in other countries has taken a deep dive since Beijing tightened controls to cool surging spending on assets deemed unneeded for Chinese economic development. Outward investment, aka FDI (foriegn direct investment), in the 1st 8ht months of this year fell 41.8% rom a year earlier to $68.7-B, […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) “No plans to develop all-electric cars”

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) “No plans to develop all-electric cars”

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) “No plans to develop all-electric cars” $RACE Frankfurt Auto Show: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), and Volkswagen’s (OTCMKT:VLKAY) Lamborghini are working on hybrid versions of their Supercars, but have no plans for now to develop wholly electric models, executives at the 2 companies said at the Frankfurt car show earlier this week. Michael Leiters, CTO (chief technology […]

The Effects of the Shortened T+2 Settlement Cycle

The Effects of the Shortened T+2 Settlement Cycle

The Effects of the Shortened T+2 Settlement Cycle In March 2017, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) adopted amended Rule 15c6-1(a) which shortens the standard trade settlement cycle for most broker-dealer securities transactions from three business days (known as T+3) to two business days, (known as T+2). On Tuesday, September 5, 2017, […]

High-Grade Iron Ore Will Continue to Rally

High-Grade Iron Ore Will Continue to Rally

High-Grade Iron Ore Will Continue to Rally China’s economy has been optimized in both growth and structure guided by the five development concepts of innovation, coordination, greening, opening up and inclusiveness, according to economists. The “Greening” part is driving high-grade Iron Ore prices and will continue to do so in the future. The rapidly increasing […]

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) Target $50

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) Target $50

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) Target $50 Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has failed to handle the data breach situation and we have lowered our Target Price $50 143 million Americans had their names, Social Security numbers, birthdays, addresses, and other information hacked by a massive breach in Equifax ‘s (NYSE: EFX) database. At least five state attorneys general, […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: DJIA, DAX and Nikkei look Bullish to me, while Shanghai may trade sideways attempting to move up eventually. Nifty trades below the all time high of 10140. Need to watch price action in here. PE DJIA at 22158.18, +0.18% is rising as expected and could re-test 22200 seen […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Precious metals are in a corrective mode after the recent rally in the last few weeks. Only Crude Oil prices look Bullish near term as they are on the verge of breaking 1st resistances to move higher. PE Gold at 1321.38 may have made […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $AVP, $KMX, $MU, $SQ Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets Top analysts upgrades, downgrades and initiations for Thursday, as follows: Avon Products Inc. (NYSE:AVP) […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures closed higher Wednesday and the Soybean prices rebounded more than one percent, ending a 4-day fall. The most active Corn contract for December delivery remained unchanged at 3.515 bu. December Wheat delivery rose 1.25 cents, or 0.28%,to 4.4325 bu. November Soybean went […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Begins Testing an FXX K EVO

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Begins Testing an FXX K EVO

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Begins Testing an FXX K EVO $RACE Earlier this week Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) began testing a camouflaged version of its LaFerrari-based FXX K at Monza. Clearly visible modifications made to the car, the most notable being the full length rear wing, suggest we might be looking at a prototipo for the FXX K’s EVO (Evolution […]

Property Bubble Warning for Hong Kong, Sydney, Shanghai

Property Bubble Warning for Hong Kong, Sydney, Shanghai

Property Bubble Warning for Hong Kong, Sydney, Shanghai Hong Kong, Shanghai and Sydney property prices have reached risky levels, says S&P Global Ratings. “Asset prices, especially property prices, today are as stretched as they were before the Asian crisis,” Elena Okorochenko, head of Asia-Pacific ratings, said at a conference in Singapore yesterday. Combined with increased […]

USD Rebounds in Asia, Markets Fall

USD Rebounds in Asia, Markets Fall

USD Rebounds in Asia, Markets Fall The dollar pressed on with its recovery against the yen on rekindled hopes for Donald Trump’s tax plan, lifting Japanese stocks for a fourth day but most other Asian markets struggled to build on the week’s gains. Wall Street provided another positive lead with a second-straight record for all […]

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