Morning Briefing: Major World Equities Market Indexes

Morning Briefing: Major World Equities Market Indexes

Morning Briefing: Major World Equities Market Indexes $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: DJIA likely to extend it bounce off of Monday’s lows in here.PE Notes: The S&P 500 notched its 4th loss running Monday -0.4%, as the Turkish Lira fall halted, still there are concerns over the financial health of banks with exposure to the struggling […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports $DLTR, $FLR, $HAS, $INTC, $MLY, $NFLX, $NEP, $PZZA Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new tradingand 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 main issues for Tuesday, as […]

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Crude Oil and Metals Commentary: These commodities look stable in here. PE NYMEX WTI Crude at 67.53 looks likely to hold below resistance at 68 in here moving down to re-test 66. ICE Brent Crude at 72.92 looks like it trade within the 73.50-71.00 zone during the next 3 […]

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Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) shares mixed at close of trade

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) shares mixed at close of trade

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) shares mixed at close of trade China equities were mixed at the close on Monday, as gains in the Software & Computer Services, Technology and Technology Hardware & Equipment sectors propelled shares higher while losses in the Banking, Life Insurance and Financials sectors led shares lower. At the close in […]

Saudi Arabia Reduced Its Crude Oil Production in July

Saudi Arabia Reduced Its Crude Oil Production in July

Saudi Arabia Reduced Its Crude Oil Production in July $OIL, $USO NYMEX WTI Crude Oil -0.5% closed at 67.28 bbl (USO) 13 August 2018 OPEC released its monthly Oil Market Report Monday. Saudi Arabia did reduce Crude Oil production in July following preliminary reports last week, despite its agreement to raise output, following recent OPEC/NOPEC […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Said to Sign Kimi Raikkonen for 2019

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Said to Sign Kimi Raikkonen for 2019

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Said to Sign Kimi Raikkonen for 2019 $RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) may be closing in on confirming their driver lineup for the Y 2019 season after the season-long debate of whether Kimi Raikkonen will be retained or replaced by the rising star Charles Leclerc. Mr. Raikkonen is out of contract at the end […]

US Bank Shares Off on Fears of Turkey’s Lira Dive

US Bank Shares Off on Fears of Turkey’s Lira Dive

US Bank Shares Off on Fears of Turkey’s Lira Dive $GS, $BAC, $BK Monday, US bank shares fell for a 3rd straight session running as investor appetite for risk weakened on worries that a currency crisis in Turkey would spread to other countries. The Turkish Lira has collapsed on concerns about President Tayyip Erdogan’s increasing […]

Investors Cautious on Equities Despite Low Unemployment, Strong Growth

Investors Cautious on Equities Despite Low Unemployment, Strong Growth

Investors Cautious on Equities Despite Low Unemployment, Strong Growth Americans were less upbeat about stock even as the US unemployment rate hovered near an 18-year low and the economy recorded its fastest growth pace in four years in the second quarter, a New York Fed survey released Monday revealed. The regional Fed’s barometer on consumers’ […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) extended its slide on Monday

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) extended its slide on Monday

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) extended its slide on Monday Singapore stocks closed lower on Monday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) went down 1.2 percent or 39.44 points to close at 3245.34. A total of 2.31 billion shares changed hands with a turnover of 1.20 billion Singapore dollars (about 868.97 million U.S. dollars). Losers […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) traders shrug off trade talk

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) traders shrug off trade talk

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) traders shrug off trade talk Hong Kong stocks ended lower on Monday, tracking losses in other Asian markets, as the rout in Turkish lira sent shock waves across emerging markets. The Hang Seng index ended 1.5 percent down at 27,936.57 points, while the China Enterprises Index closed 1.6 percent […]

Millennials, Baby Boomers to Fuel Historic Economic Expansion

Millennials, Baby Boomers to Fuel Historic Economic Expansion

Millennials, Baby Boomers to Fuel Historic Economic Expansion $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Monday, investment guru Ed Yardeni predicted millennials and baby boomers will help the US achieve its greatest economic expansion in history. “They the baby boomers are increasingly becoming minimalists. They are trading down in terms of houses that they want to live […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Musk Struggling for Clarity in ‘420’ Surprise

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Musk Struggling for Clarity in ‘420’ Surprise

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Musk Struggling for Clarity in ‘420’ Surprise $TSLA Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)Chief Executive Elon Musk said Monday a 31 July  meeting with Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund convinced him he could secure funding to take the EV-maker private, but that he was still talking to the fund and other investors as he seeks […]

Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) will miss this critical driver of sales in the next few quarters

Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) will miss this critical driver of sales in the next few quarters

Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) will miss this critical driver of sales in the next few quarters The maxim “when it rains, it pours” is particularly apt for Papa John’s International (NASDAQ:PZZA) shareholders. The share price has nearly been halved in the last year, as a series of missteps — both business and PR-related — […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has a profit earnings ratio which will never be achieved

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has a profit earnings ratio which will never be achieved

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has a profit earnings ratio which will never be achieved Amazon has a profit earnings ratio which will never be achieved, yet the stock is up 50% in 2018. One wonders what is going on. Analysts had to play catch up, and estimates have been significantly increased over the last few weeks. […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) may seem a giant, but by some measures it’s not

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) may seem a giant, but by some measures it’s not

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) may seem a giant, but by some measures it’s not Apple Inc., belongs to Consumer Goods sector and Electronic Equipment industry. The company’s Market capitalization is $1013.20B with the total Outstanding Shares of 0.0006. On Friday, AAPL stock construct a change of -0.65 in a total of its share price and finished […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) courting allies in China

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) courting allies in China

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) courting allies in China Google (GOOG, GOOGL) is courting allies in China by providing tools and support to a growing number of app developers, manufacturers and advertisers who rely on the company to reach global consumers, even as its core services such as search, Gmail and You Tube remain blocked for most Chinese […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) fell 52.67 points or 0.67 percent

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) fell 52.67 points or 0.67 percent

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) fell 52.67 points or 0.67 percent  Nasdaq Composite was down 7.72 points, or 0.10 percent, at 7,875.95. On the other hand, boosted by upbeat earnings from Motorola and T-mobile earlier this week, the S&P 500 Telecom Service Sector extended its upside and closed with a 1% gain. Overall, the bias in prices […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) declines more than 100 points after banks slide

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) declines more than 100 points after banks slide

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) declines more than 100 points after banks slide Dow Jones futures fell modestly Monday morning, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures. Turkey’s lira sold off again as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan remained defiant. Tesla (TSLA) faces more scrutiny as investors await any sign that CEO Elon Musk has a […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Privatization Tweet is Legal but may Spark SEC Probe

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Privatization Tweet is Legal but may Spark SEC Probe

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Privatization Tweet is Legal but may Spark SEC Probe Elon Musk is a brilliant entrepreneur and visionary, but the Tesla CEO’s vague proposal to take Tesla private at $420 a share is a sham. The electric car company is struggling to service more than $10 billion of debt and make forecasted capital […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Has the Best Car on the Grid

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Has the Best Car on the Grid

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Has the Best Car on the Grid $RACE I’m quite confident that if we have the car to fight with, we can make things happen in the 2nd half Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) lead driver, Sebastian Vettel has had the best car on the grid this year and he might have entered the […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX Q-2 earnings is coming to a close, just as Key economic data coming up. This week we have: retail sales, Empire manufacturing and Philly Fed, industrial production and capacity, housing starts, leading indicators, and MSI. Data is important as it is important the US economy remain […]

Morning Briefing: Major World Equities Market Indexes

Morning Briefing: Major World Equities Market Indexes

Morning Briefing: Major World Equities Market Indexes $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: World major stock indexes look Bearish this week and could see lower marks in here.PE DJIA at 25313.14, -0.77% looks to be holding well below the resistance on the 3-Day candles and looks Bearish near term. Unless an rise now is seen that takes […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports $AMD, $ADT, $ALRM, $BKNG, $BP, $BHF, $CPB 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 […]

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft

Commodities Briefing: Hard and Soft $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY Crude Oil and Metals Commentary: These commodities look stable in here. PE NYMEX WTI Crude at 67.65 could trade in the 68.50-66.00 range near term. Long term support is seen, which if holds is Bullish WTI Crude could move to 70 or higher medium term. […]

Box Office: ‘The Meg’ Has Surprisingly Huge Bite With $44.5M U.S. Debut

Box Office: ‘The Meg’ Has Surprisingly Huge Bite With $44.5M U.S. Debut

Box Office: ‘The Meg’ Shark Movie Takes $44.5-M in US Debut $IMAX, $DIS, $VIA Warner Bros. shark film The Meg is its’ biggest North American box office opening YTD debuting to $96.8-M overseas for a global take of $141.3-M. Movie goers like Shark pics. The Meg beat all expectations in its domestic debut at the weekend […]

Major Luxury Auto Makers EVs Coming to ‘Kill’ Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Major Luxury Auto Makers EVs Coming to ‘Kill’ Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Major Luxury  Auto Makers EVs Coming to ‘Kill’ Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) $TSLA A wave of Tesla killers is about to roll off the production lines of premium European carmakers including Jaguar, Audi, Mercedes-Benz and BMW, starting now. Count it as another headache for Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk, whose tweets about taking the company private are reportedly under […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Likely To Be Stuck In Neutral

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Likely To Be Stuck In Neutral

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Likely To Be Stuck In Neutral Investors are urged to take caution. The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 13.26 points or 0.4% lower at 3326.74, taking the year-to-date performance to -2.24%. The top active stocks were DBS, which declined 2.95%, OCBC Bank, which declined 0.42%, YZJ Shipbldg SGD, which gained 8.79%, […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) blue chip benchmark drops Bank of East Asia and China Merchants Port

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) blue chip benchmark drops Bank of East Asia and China Merchants Port

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) blue chip benchmark drops Bank of East Asia and China Merchants Port China Merchants Port Holdings and Bank of East Asia, long term constituents of Hong Kong’s benchmark Hang Seng Index, will be replaced by Sino Biopharmaceutical and Shenzhou International Group Holdings from September 10, index compiler Hang Seng […]

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Heffx Upgrades Silver to a Buy Rating

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Heffx Upgrades Silver to a Buy Rating

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Heffx Upgrades Silver to a Buy Rating If the futures market still influences gold’s price, then that price is going to spike. And silver is better than gold. Since January, gold futures speculators have been trending from extremely bullish to scared short. And in the week ending last Tuesday […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) under pressure as trade uncertainty swirls

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) under pressure as trade uncertainty swirls

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) under pressure as trade uncertainty swirls Chinese stocks started the week in negative territory, with the Shanghai Composite falling 1.3% on the next round of tariff threats in the escalating Sino-U.S. trade war. Considering still-tight liquidity, the benchmark index could fall below 2,638 points, seen as a key psychological level […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to drop amid global sell-off triggered by Turkey

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to drop amid global sell-off triggered by Turkey

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to drop amid global sell-off triggered by Turkey While equity markets have sailed blithely on for weeks, not worrying too much about the disintegrating relationship between the US and its major trading partners and softening global industrial production, it took one of those unforeseen Black Swan events to bring things […]

Saudi’s PIF Has No Interest in Banking Elon Musk in Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Buyout

Saudi’s PIF Has No Interest in Banking Elon Musk in Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Buyout

Saudi’s PIF Has No Interest in Banking Elon Musk in Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Buyout $TSLA PIF’s reluctance will add to the pressure on CEO Musk to produce details of his financing plan. Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) has shown no interest so far in financing Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk’s proposed ‘420’ $72-B deal […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Portofino Take’s the ‘Red Dot’ Award for Design

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Portofino Take’s the ‘Red Dot’ Award for Design

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Portofino Take’s the ‘Red Dot’ Award for Design $RACE The Ferrari Portofino is recognized for its ground-breaking design Red Dot awards also for the 812 Superfast And the FXX K EVO Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)  has received the Red Dot: Best of the Best award for the ground-breaking design of the Portofino, Ferrari’s new V8-engined […]

Tesla Looks to be in Trouble

Tesla Looks to be in Trouble

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk got into legal hot water this week after announcing on Twitter he had sufficient financing already in hand to take the electric automaker private. Many in US financial circles are wondering where he will he get all this money, and have turned skeptical despite the reverence in which they normally […]

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) AED 23.4 billion in cash dividends

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) AED 23.4 billion in cash dividends

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), the region’s leading financial market, has announced the distribution of more than AED 23.4 billion in cash dividends to around 406,000 investors on behalf of listed companies in 2018. The cash dividends paid out by listed companies increased around 5.5% compared AED 22.2 billion in the year 2017. This announcement […]

China Performing Well Under Trade War Conditions

China Performing Well Under Trade War Conditions

China Performing Well Under Trade War Conditions China’s imports of automobiles surged in July after lower tariff rates went into effect, data showed. In July, China imported 165,000 units of automobiles and chassis, up 50 percent year on year, data from the General Administration of Customs showed. In U.S. dollar terms, the value of imported […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) The Company, Its DNA

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) The Company, Its DNA

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) The Company, Its DNA $RACE Vision: Ferrari is iconic Italian Excellence that makes the world dream Mission: Ferrari build Supercars, symbols of Italian excellence the world over, and it does so to win on both road and track. They are unique creations that fuel the Prancing Horse legend and generate a “World of […]

Key Events in the Life of Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Key Events in the Life of Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Key Events in the Life of Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) $TSLA Here are some of the key events in Tesla Inc’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) turbulent history as a public company. June 29, 2010 – Chief Executive Elon Musk and team ring the Nasdaq opening bell as Tesla becomes the 1st car company to go public in the United States […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk Sued For Fraud

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk Sued For Fraud

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk Sued For Fraud $TSLA Friday, Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) and its CEL, Elon Musk were sued by an investor who said they fraudulently engineered a scheme to “completely decimate” short-sellers, through Mr. Musk’s proposal to take the EV company private. Short-sellers borrow shares they believe are overpriced, sell them, and then […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) New Portofino Performs Beyond Expectations

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) New Portofino Performs Beyond Expectations

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) New Portofino Performs Beyond Expectations $RACE The new Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Portofino is a car that can be comfortably driven daily, with performance track, that looks good, as well. The Portofino is the replacement to the California T Ferrari’s all-time best-seller. Ferrari sold more than 11,000 in 10 years, and 70% of buyers were […]

Collapsing Turkish Lira Shakes World Stock Markets

Collapsing Turkish Lira Shakes World Stock Markets

Collapsing Turkish Lira Shakes World Stock Markets $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX A plunging Turkish lira sent shock waves through global equity markets Friday, causing concerns over the financial health of lenders with heavy exposure to the economically-struggling country. The S&P 500 lost 0.7%, dropping into the red for the week (-0.3%), and the Nasdaq […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Short-Sellers Back in Force

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Short-Sellers Back in Force

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Short-Sellers Back in Force $TSLA The number of Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) shares sold short has rebounded and are now higher than before CEO Elon Musk proposed Tuesday taking the EV maker private, according to data from financial technology and analytics firm S3 Partners. As of Thursday, 34.75-M Tesla shares were sold short, up […]

China Gets a Trade Boost as Sanctions Lift USD

The recent fall of the yuan has been a boon to Chinese exporters facing a trade war with the United States, but it poses financial risks that could prompt Beijing to prop up its currency. While markets are spooked by the standoff between the world’s two biggest economies, a weaker currency makes exporters’ goods cheaper, […]

Russia Thrives in Hostile Environment

Russia’s economy saw year-on-year growth of 1.8 percent in the second quarter benefitting from rising oil prices and despite increasingly harsh US sanctions, the national statistic agency Rosstat said. Russia’s economy expanded by 1.3 percent in the first quarter of the year compared to the same period of 2017, after two years of recession in […]

Global Growth Could be on the Brink of Stalling

Global Growth Could be on the Brink of Stalling Trade expansion will likely slow further in the third quarter of 2018, the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) latest World Trade Outlook Indicator (WTOI) indicated on Thursday. The most recent WTOI reading of 100.3 is below the previous value of 101.8 and just above the baseline value […]

Russia Warns USA on Sanctions

Russia warned Friday that if the US followed through with threats to impose further harsh economic sanctions it would be seen as a “declaration of economic war”. The warning by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev came after Washington unveiled a raft of new sanctions against Russia over its alleged use of the Novichok nerve agent against […]

Brexit is Good for Business

Britain’s economy picked up speed to outpace the eurozone in the second quarter despite mounting concerns over Brexit, official data showed Friday, helped partly by sunny weather and the World Cup football tournament. Gross Domestic Product — the value of all goods and services produced in an economy — grew 0.4 percent in the three […]

Where is the ‘420’ Money Coming from Elon?

Where is the ‘420’ Money Coming from Elon?

Where is the ‘420’ Money Coming from Elon? $TSLA Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk still has not said where the Money to take Tesla private at ‘420’ would come from. Tuesday, Elon Musk did not just say he was considering taking Tesla private Tuesday. He said the funding to do so was “secured.” No one knows […]

Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP) soars to 52-week high as earnings penetrate the pessimism

Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP) soars to 52-week high as earnings penetrate the pessimism

Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP) soars to 52-week high as earnings penetrate the pessimism Yelp shares closed up 27 percent Thursday, a day after it posted second-quarter earnings-per-share of 12 cents versus the 1 cent Thomson Reuters consensus. It also reported sales of $235 million for the quarter versus Street expectations of $232 million. The company said […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) fall on weak energy stocks

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) fall on weak energy stocks

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) fall on weak energy stocks The Dow Jones Industrial Average  fell 75 points, or 0.3%, to 25,509, the S&P 500  fell 0.14%, and the Nasdaq  rose 0.04%. The S&P 500 and Dow inched lower on Thursday as gains in Apple and Amazon were offset by weak energy and financial shares. The S&P energy […]

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) Breakout May Boost Stock 11% Short Term

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) Breakout May Boost Stock 11% Short Term

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) Breakout May Boost Stock 11% Short Term Traders sold shares of Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) on strength during trading hours on Thursday following insider selling activity. $426.85 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $510.53 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $83.68 […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Set For Eighth Straight Gain

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Set For Eighth Straight Gain

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Set For Eighth Straight Gain Thursday’s session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 7,891.78. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 2 billion. Advancers stocks led declining by 1.11 to 1 ratio. There were 1592 advancers and 1429 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 57 stocks […]

Spotify Technology S.A. (NYSE:SPOT) Stock Just Jumps After Samsung Partnership

Spotify Technology S.A. (NYSE:SPOT) Stock Just Jumps After Samsung Partnership

Spotify Technology S.A. (NYSE:SPOT) Stock Just Jumps After Samsung Partnership  Streaming music service Spotify Technology (SPOT) and consumer electronics heavyweight Samsung are partnering to take on mutual rival Apple (AAPL). Spotify stock jumped on the news Thursday. Spotify stock rose by just under 5 percent on the day closing at $187.38. Prices have thus far […]

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) new model could debut in 2019 or 2020

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) new model could debut in 2019 or 2020

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) new model could debut in 2019 or 2020 Ford (NYSE:F) plans to introduce a small utility vehicle based on its compact Focus sedan and with a nod to the automaker’s classic mid-1960s Bronco offroader. The disclosure on the new introduction was made yesterday during Hau Thai-Tang’s presentation at the JPMorgan Auto […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) SEC Is Intensifying Its Probe

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) SEC Is Intensifying Its Probe

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) SEC Is Intensifying Its Probe Short sellers have a way of rattling even the most confident business leaders. A classic of the genre is Overstock chief executive Patrick Byrne, whose crazed diatribes against investors betting on a stock-price drop include a public conference call during which he ranted about a shadowy “Sith Lord” out […]

Morning Briefing: Major World Equities Market Indexes

Morning Briefing: Major World Equities Market Indexes

Morning Briefing: Major World Equities Market Indexes $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: DJIA broke out Monday, and ran up Tuesday, paused to refresh Wednesday and Thursday, DAX is testing support. Overall equities could see a bounce in the next week. Major supports and resistances are seen near current marks and should near term. PE DJIA at 25509.23, -0.29% […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports $ANDE, $CARG, $CCL, $CYBR, $DF, $XRAY, $DDS 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 […]

China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd. (OTC:STVVY) Looks Like a Buy

China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd. (OTC:STVVY) Looks Like a Buy China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd. (OTC: STVVY) (“China Digital TV” or the “Company”), a leading provider of cloud platforms, with gaming and other applications embedded, to PRC digital television and telecommunication network operators, today announced its unaudited financial results for the first six […]

Trade War Continues to Lower Commodity Prices

Commodities declined in July due to increased potential for rising production in energy commodities and lower demand expectations for base metals. The Bloomberg Commodity Index Total Return performance was lower for the month, with 15 out of 22 Index constituents posting losses. Credit Suisse Asset Management observed the following: Industrial Metals declined 4.69%, with all […]

Economic Update Japan

Japan bounced back to growth following its first contraction in two years, official figures showed Friday, but fears of US trade wars clouded the outlook for the world’s third-largest economy. The economy grew 0.5 percent quarter-on-quarter in the April-June period, compared with a 0.2-percent decline in January-March, according to data from the Cabinet Office. The […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

South Korean electronics giant Samsung unveiled the new Galaxy Note 9 smartphone Thursday, its latest effort to address flagging sales of the high-functioning gadgets. Boosting the power and the price, Samsung hopes to win back customers in the competitive market. The consistent leader in the global smartphone market, the company nonetheless suffered a 22 percent […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) New ‘Mystery Model’ Due for Unavailing Mid-September

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) New ‘Mystery Model’ Due for Unavailing Mid-September

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) New ‘Mystery Model’ Due for Unavailing Mid-September $RACE The word in the automotive world is that Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is set to unveil a new model at its HQ in Maranello, Italy on 17 September. The new model is code-named the F176 and thought to be based on the 812 Superfast. This indicated that it […]

Musk’s Plan to Take Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Private Does Not Make Sense

Musk’s Plan to Take Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Private Does Not Make Sense

Musk’s Plan to Take Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Private Does Not Make Sense $TSLA The SpaceX Model May Offer a Clue as to Musk’s ‘420’ Tweet to Take Tesla Private Elon Musk’s plan to take Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) private does not make sense because it was poorly communicated and calls for a Ultra high valuation The suggestion that […]

US Producer Price Index Flat, Restraining Inflation Fears

US Producer Price Index Flat, Restraining Inflation Fears

US Producer Price Index Flat, Restraining Inflation Fears $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX US wholesale prices were unchanged in July after 2 months of increases, indicating inflation pressures have softened a bit. Thursday, the Labor Department said that the PPI (producer price index) which measures price changes before they reach the consumer increased 3.3% last month […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) poised to edge higher

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) poised to edge higher

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) poised to edge higher The Australian sharemarket lifted for a second session on the back of strong performances from the major banks and other financial stocks. The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 29.2 points, or 0.5 per cent, to 6297.7, falling from a 10-year high earlier in the session. ASX futures had […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) was up 248.16 points or 0.88 percent at 28,607.30 points

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) was up 248.16 points or 0.88 percent at 28,607.30 points

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) was up 248.16 points or 0.88 percent at 28,607.30 points Investors risk sentiments were subdued amid escalating U. S.-China trade dispute raised concerns about the outlook for global economic growth. China said it will impose 25% tariffs on an additional $16 billion worth of imports from the U. S. […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) may slide at opening bell

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) may slide at opening bell

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) may slide at opening bell The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 13.26 points or 0.4% lower at 3326.74, taking the year-to-date performance to -2.24%. The top active stocks were DBS, which declined 2.95%, OCBC Bank, which declined 0.42%, YZJ Shipbldg SGD, which gained 8.79%, UOB, which gained 1.14% and CapitaLand, with […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) longest stretch of 1%-plus swings since 2015

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) longest stretch of 1%-plus swings since 2015

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) longest stretch of 1%-plus swings since 2015 Chinese shares rallied on Thursday with the tech sector leading the gains, while healthcare stocks recovered some of the lost ground seen in previous days. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index closed 1.83 percent higher at 2,794.38, while the Shenzhen Component Index closed 2.98 […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Industrial Average down 0.18%

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Industrial Average down 0.18%

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Industrial Average down 0.18% At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.18%, while the S&P 500 index declined 0.03%, and the NASDAQ Composite index gained 0.06%. The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD), which rose 1.85% or […]

Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) seems undervalued compared to its peers

Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) seems undervalued compared to its peers

Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) seems undervalued compared to its peers A glance over shares of Bank of America Corporation (BAC)price that shifted 3.83% away from 20-Days Simple Moving Average, 6.41% from 50-Days Simple Moving Average and separated 5.51% from 200 Days Simple Moving Average. Bank of America Corporation (BAC) declared loss -0.03% in latest trading […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is far from cheap, but the bull case is still intact

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is far from cheap, but the bull case is still intact

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is far from cheap, but the bull case is still intact Shares of Amazon have skyrocketed over 500% during the last five years, crushing its industry’s 108% climb. AMZN’s growth has been steady over the last three years, up 240%. Amazon has also seen its stock price surge over 54% year to […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) higher and continues to exercise market leadership

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) higher and continues to exercise market leadership

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) higher and continues to exercise market leadership Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 1,167.50. The projected upper bound is: 1,293.54. The projected lower bound is: 1,205.09. The projected closing price is: […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Eye Catching Stock

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Eye Catching Stock

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Eye Catching Stock Alibaba Group plans to merge its food delivery units and raise funds for the combined business, intensifying a battle with Tencent-backed Meituan Dianping for dominance of China’s booming on-demand services market, four people told Reuters. The Alibaba units to be merged include food delivery platform Ele.me and […]

Tesla, Inc. (NYSE:TSLA) Sell Now or Hang On?

Tesla, Inc. (NYSE:TSLA) Sell Now or Hang On?

Tesla, Inc. (NYSE:TSLA) Sell Now or Hang On? Tesla’s big stock rally after a tweet from CEO Elon Musk that said he is considering taking the company private put an important convertible bond above its conversion price, potentially easing financial pressure on the carmaker. Tesla shares surged 11 percent Tuesday after a tweet from Musk’s […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Still a Great Long-Term Buy

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Still a Great Long-Term Buy

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Still a Great Long-Term Buy Every few years, investors start to turn on tech giant Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) as worries surface about the firm’s ability to continue to innovate and whether the firm’s iPhone sales will continue to bring in the kind of growth they’ve become accustomed to. The firm’s most recent earnings […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) closes at 7,888.33 up 4.67 points

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) closes at 7,888.33 up 4.67 points

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) closes at 7,888.33 up 4.67 points Advancers stocks led declining by 1.04 to 1 ratio. There were 1540 advancers and 1474 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 41 stocks reached a 52 week high and 44 those reaching lows totaled. The most active, advancers, decliners, unusual volume and most […]

US Trade Dust-up Causes Rift in Chinese Leadership

US Trade Dust-up Causes Rift in Chinese Leadership

US Trade Dust-up Causes Rift in Chinese Leadership A growing trade dispute with the US is reported to be causing rifts within China’s Communist Party, with some critics saying that an overly nationalistic Chinese stance may have hardened the US position. President Xi Jinping still has a firm grip on power, but an unusual surge […]

Morning Briefing: Major World Equities Market Indexes

Morning Briefing: Major World Equities Market Indexes

Morning Briefing: Major World Equities Market Indexes $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: DJIA broke out Monday, and ran up Tuesday, paused to refresh Wednesday, DAX looks like it want to mark higher but will wait for confirmation. PE DJIA at 25583.75, -0.18% broke above major resistances and is set to rise near to medium term, currently the […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports $TSLA Day 3 of the Musk Mystery, as the pressure mounts on him to reveal the source of the $72-B needed to take Tesla private. 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 […]

SEC Inquires into Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) about Musk’s ‘420’ Tweet on Taking Company Private

SEC Inquires into Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) about Musk’s ‘420’ Tweet on Taking Company Private

SEC Inquires into Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) about Musk’s ‘420’ Tweet on Taking Company Private $TSLA CEO Musk’s   ‘420’ declaration in a nutshell The US SEC has made an inquiry into Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) about whether 1 of Elon Musk’s Tweets regarding the possibility of taking the company private was truthful The US SEC is also looking into why Mr. […]

Tesla Running from Reality

Tesla Running from Reality

Exiting US stock markets, a possibility raised Tuesday by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, could ease some of the pressure on the electric automaker but will come at a hefty cost. – Testing the waters – Tesla debuted on Wall Street in 2010, seven years after its launch, with a Nasdaq listing under the ticker symbol […]

Musk Vs Wall St

Musk Vs Wall St

“Boring bonehead questions are not cool. Next?” Tesla chief Elon Musk complained in May, shortly before shutting down questions from Wall Street. The now-infamous conference call in a nutshell represents the unorthodox approach of Musk, whose brazen aspirations to remake the transportation universe and confrontational approach to opponents has aroused both passionate support and furious […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Garners the Top Margins in the World’s Automotive Sector

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Garners the Top Margins in the World’s Automotive Sector

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Garners the Top Margins in the World’s Automotive Sector $RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) holds the Top position in the world’s automotive sector even though it is a boutique maker of exclusive, luxury Supercars and HyperSuper cars. As such the Maranello Outfit leads the industry in a Key financial metric, that is operating profit per […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares closed lower on Wednesday

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares closed lower on Wednesday

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares closed lower on Wednesday Asian stock markets ended mixed on Wednesday, with investors largely staying on the sidelines and refraining from making significant moves due to lack of triggers. The overnight positive close on Wall Street set up a higher opening for the markets, but lack of support at higher […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) continues to advance

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) continues to advance

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) continues to advance Stocks in Hong Kong continued to advance today. At mid day, the benchmark Hang Seng Index, which opened higher, added 0.42 percent, or 119.96 points, at 28,368.84. while the China Enterprises Index, the H-share gauge, was up by 0.5 percent, or 54.3 points, at 10,920.4. Shares […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) turn flat ahead of open

Australia:  S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) turn flat ahead of open

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) turn flat ahead of open The Australian sharemarket has closed the session higher for just the second time this month as positive reporting season results lifted the index. The S&P/ASX 200 index advanced 14.6 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 6268.5, with investors encouraged by Commonwealth Bank and AMP’s results. Commonwealth […]

Australia: Tabcorp Holdings Limited (TAH:AX) Upgraded to Strong Buy

Australia: Tabcorp Holdings Limited (TAH:AX) Upgraded to Strong Buy

Australia: Tabcorp Holdings Limited (TAH:AX) Upgraded to Strong Buy Tabcorp has swung to a net profit of $28.7 million in 2017/18 following its merger with Tatts Group, with digital sales and the FIFA World Cup helping to lift the gaming giant’s reach and revenue. Tabcorp on Wednesday said full-year revenue for the 2017/18 financial jumped […]

Tesla will Approve Going Private

Tesla will Approve Going Private

Tesla’s board of directors said Wednesday it will evaluate chief executive Elon Musk’s proposal to take the electric car maker private. Given Musk is in total control of the board the answer is a forgone conclusion. Going private will save Tesla facing massive conversions and a public battle with debtors should one emerge, but it […]

No Medicine Can Save Innate Immunotherapeutics Limited (IIL.AX)

No Medicine Can Save Innate Immunotherapeutics Limited (IIL.AX)

No Medicine Can Save Innate Immunotherapeutics Limited (IIL.AX) Innate Immunotherapeutics is set to flat line as the congressman, who sat on the firm’s board of directors and was one of its largest shareholders Chris Collins, was charged overnight with insider trading. The company has been on a losing streak for sometime now and the new […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk is in Deep Legal Peril Over ‘420’ Buyout Tweet

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk is in Deep Legal Peril Over ‘420’ Buyout Tweet

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk is in Deep Legal Peril Over ‘420’ Buyout Tweet $TSLA. Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk could be hit with civil and criminal penalties if he did not shore up the $72-B in financing before Tweeting about possibly going private with his auto company Former Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Harvey Pitt told the business […]

China Loves a Trade War

China Loves a Trade War

Trade tensions between the US and China have been intensifying over recent months with each country imposing levies on mutual imports with extra duties. In July, Washington imposed tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods. US President Donald Trump accused Beijing of “being vicious” on trade, stressing that Chinese measures were targeting US farmers […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Outlook

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Outlook

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Outlook U.S. stock benchmarks on Tuesday rose following a broad run-up in global equity markets that market participants attributed in part to a rebound in China’s stock market. The S&P 500 index SPX, +0.28% rose about 8 points, or 0.2%, at 2,858, putting the broad-market benchmark about 0.6% short of […]

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