Musk’s ‘Production Hell” Burns Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Cash a Record Pace

Musk’s ‘Production Hell” Burns Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Cash a Record Pace

Musk’s ‘Production Hell” Burns Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Cash a Record Pace $TSLA, $F, $RACE Elon Musk declared last week that he is designing a new sports car that could go from Zero to 60 mph in 1.9 secs signaling that he now want to compete with the world’s #1 automotive brand, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) The hypemiester CEO […]

Bitcoin Attacks, Cracks, Breaks Key Resistance at $8,000

Bitcoin Attacks, Cracks, Breaks Key Resistance at $8,000

Bitcoin Attacks, Cracks, Breaks Key Resistance at $8,000 $BTCUSD Bitcoin’s Bull Run shows no signs of abating, with the world’s largest cryptocurrency defying fears marking another milestone. Bitcoin is trading at $8,224.9951, + 202.06 or 2.52% It has been a strong year for the largest cryptocurrency, with 3 corrections of more than 25%, all giving […]

Bitcoin’s Cryptocurrency Rivals Multiply

Bitcoin’s Cryptocurrency Rivals Multiply

Bitcoin’s Cryptocurrency Rivals Multiply $BTCUSD Almost weekly we are seeing new iterations of Bitcoin, the biggest cryptocurrency, as disagreements over of its design persist and opportunities for making fast money prove hard to pass up. The biggest offshoot, called Bitcoin Cash, emerged in August after a hard fork in the Bitcoin blockchain. That spinoff valued […]

Bitcoin: Buyers Return to Market After Deep Dive Monday

Bitcoin: Buyers Return to Market After Deep Dive Monday

Bitcoin: Buyers Return to Market After Deep Dive Monday $BTCUSD Investing and trading in Bitcoin is not for novices or the feint of heart. Bitcoin halted a 2-day correction as speculators saw a 29% dive from its record high as an excessive response to a technology upgrade being cancelled.  The cryptocurrency is currently trading $6,758.9351, […]

Bitcoin, The Black Swan for Cash

Bitcoin, The Black Swan for Cash

Bitcoin, The Black Swan for Cash $BTCUSD Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan does not seem to impressed by Bitcoin, the controversial digital currency some see as a fad and a sham. He compared Bitcoin to the currency issued by the Continental Congress after the American Revolution began. “Bitcoin is what used to be called fiat […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Profit Jumps 17% in Q-3

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Profit Jumps 17% in Q-3

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Profit Jumps 17% in Q-3 $RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) saw a 3.4% increase in vehicle shipments from the same frame in Y 2017 driven by a 27% increase in sales of V-12-powered Supercars. The 4-seat GTC4Lusso drove much of the jump in 12-cylinder sales, helped by deliveries of the limited-run LaFerrari Aperta Supercar. The […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) M-3 Delayed, Cash Burns, Biggest Q Loss Ever

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) M-3 Delayed, Cash Burns, Biggest Q Loss Ever

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) M-3 Delayed, Cash Burns, Biggest Q Loss Ever $TSLA Tesla, a Waterfall of Misses TSLA shares down nearly 6% and falling pre-market in NY, as the Quarterly loss was bigger than any analyst expected. Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) posted a net loss of $619.4-M, or 3.70/share, for Q-3 ended 30 September compared with a profit […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Waterfall of Misses…

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Waterfall of Misses…

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Waterfall of Misses… $TSLA Production layoffs in Q-3, reports of hand assembly and Model 3 scaling concerns justified UBS’s Bearishness on Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA). Considering Tesla’s continuing announced production misses, compounded by a decrease in Zero-emission vehicle credits and lower Model S and X margins, UBS expects a Q-3 gross margins hit to cut sequential EPS […]

METALLA’s (OTCQX:MTAFF) Results for F-Q-1 of Y2018

METALLA’s (OTCQX:MTAFF) Results for F-Q-1 of Y2018

METALLA’s (OTCQX:MTAFF) Results for F-Q-1 of Y2018 $MTAFF, $GLD, $SLV Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd.(CSE: MTA) (OTCQX: MTAFF) (FRANKFURT: X9CP) announced its financial results for F-Q-1 Y 2018. For complete details of the financial statements and accompanying management’s discussion and analysis for the 3 months ended 31 August 2017, please see the Company’s filings on […]

Banks, Cash Will Be Replaced by Computers & SmartPhones

Banks, Cash Will Be Replaced by Computers & SmartPhones

Banks, Cash Will Be Replaced by Computers & SmartPhones $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Jim Rogers predicts that banks must invest in the financial technology, or “fintech,” or become outdated and replaced. “My children will never walk into a bank when they become adults as by then all the banks along the streets will be replaced […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Will Not Survive it $10.6-B ‘Cash Burn’

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Will Not Survive it $10.6-B ‘Cash Burn’

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Will Not Survive it $10.6-B ‘Cash Burn’ $TSLA A well-respected Wall Street analyst predicts that Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) shares will dive deep as it nears an unprecedented $10.6-B cash burn. In a note Wednesday, he told investors to avoid buying the stock due to Model 3 production risk, something both Shayne and I […]

Investors are saying, “Stocks Are Too Expensive”

Investors are saying, “Stocks Are Too Expensive”

Investors are saying, “Stocks Are Too Expensive” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Caution Signals Blinking Many professional investors (46%) saying stock markets are overvalued, Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s monthly fund manager poll showed Tuesday. The survey, which polled 202 asset managers with $587-B under management, was carried out between 4-10 August, and showed cash levels […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Losses Mount as Claims Broaden

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Losses Mount as Claims Broaden

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Losses Mount as Claims Broaden $TSLA Wednesday, Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk, pulled back on estimates of Model 3 reservations, even as the company reported stronger than expected losing results. The fledgling EV maker continues to lose money, although it cited growing excitement and profit margins for its vehicles. Tesla reported a real […]

METALLA CLOSES ACQUISITION OF ROYALTY & STREAMING PORTFOLIO 

METALLA CLOSES ACQUISITION OF ROYALTY & STREAMING PORTFOLIO 

METALLA CLOSES ACQUISITION OF ROYALTY & STREAMING PORTFOLIO $EXCFF, $CDE, $GLD, $SLV Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd. (CSE:MTA) (OTCQB:EXCFF) (FRANKFURT:X9CP) say that it has closed the transaction announced on 12 June 2017 in accordance with the Share and Asset Purchase Agreement entered into with Coeur Mining, Inc. (NYSE:CDE) and certain subsidiaries of Coeur Mining dated […]

Marijuana Entrepreneurs See Bitcoin as Banking Answer

Marijuana Entrepreneurs See Bitcoin as Banking Answer

Marijuana Entrepreneurs See Bitcoin as Banking Answer Legal marijuana companies are turning to Bitcoin, the world’s most popular digital currency, in an effort to get rid of all its cash, as banks stay on the sidelines. The inability to access traditional financial institutions is 1 of the marijuana industry’s biggest impediments. Legal cannabis was a […]

The Future of e-Commerce in the UAE

The Future of e-Commerce in the UAE

The Future of e-Commerce in the UAE  Ulugbek Yuldashev outlines the changes on the horizon for the UAE’s online shopping market It’s no secret that e-Commerce is gaining immense popularity by the minute in the UAE and throughout the GCC, with the retail sector witnessing a steady shift from brick and mortar to online shopping. […]

Do Not Let Outlandish ER Charges Break Your Bank

Do Not Let Outlandish ER Charges Break Your Bank

Do Not Let Outlandish ER Charges Break Your Bank I just read a new analysis of US medical bills has found hospitals typically charge uninsured ER (emergency room)  patients 4X as much as the take from Medicare for the same service. The study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that ER patients routinely pay more […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Burns Cash, Stock Drops, Rich Rivals Watch

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Burns Cash, Stock Drops, Rich Rivals Watch

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Burns Cash, Stock Drops, Rich Rivals Watch $TSLA, $AAPL, $GOOGL, $AMZN Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) lost a buy rating from its longtime Bull Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) as a firm analyst boosted projections for how much cash the fledgling, money losing EV carmaker will burn through as rich rivals bite on its business. Adam Jonas, […]

Apple’s Takeover Targets: Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) and Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX)

Apple’s Takeover Targets: Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) and Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX)

Apple’s Takeover Targets: Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) and Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) $AAPL, $NFLX, $DIS, $TSLA Friday, Citigroup listed 7 companies as potential takeover targets for Apple Inc.(NASDAQ:AAPL), including Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX), Walt Disney (NYSE:DIA) and Tesla Inc.(NASDAQ:TSLA), as a way to put its cash hoard of more than $250-B cash pile to work. With over 90% of its cash […]

Wall Street Upgrading Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock

Wall Street Upgrading Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock

Wall Street Upgrading Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock $RACE, $F, $GM Wall Street analysts upgrade stocks daily, they upgrade some, downgrade some, and initiate coverage on some. I cover them daily in this column. Thursday, I am taking about a favorite of mine and HeffX-LTN’s Ferrari NV (NYSE:RACE) that we have been following since pre-IPO in October 2105 […]

Investors Putting Record Amounts of Cash into ETFs

Investors Putting Record Amounts of Cash into ETFs

Investors Putting Record Amounts of Cash into ETFs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Mom & Pop, aka retail investors are start buying shares, and with passive investing strategies becoming more popular than active fund management, ETFs (exchange-traded funds) are seeing record inflows of cash from people seeking to join in on the rally since Donald Trump won […]

Home on The Street. Retail Investors Come Off of the Sidelines

Home on The Street. Retail Investors Come Off of the Sidelines

Home on The Street, Retail Investors Come Off of the Sidelines $SPY Retail investors plowed more cash into the markets last week, delivering US-based taxable-bond and international stock funds their 14th week running of inflows, the data showed Wednesday. Stock mutual funds and ETF’s (exchange-traded funds) netted $9.1-B during the week ended 8 March 8, […]

President Donald Trump’s Tax Code Changes a Happy Day for Shareholders

President Donald Trump’s Tax Code Changes a Happy Day for Shareholders

President Donald Trump’s Tax Code Changes a Happy Day for Shareholders $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans have plans to change the tax code to give businesses greater incentive to invest in the US and to hire more Americans. That could mean a “Happy” payday for shareholders of technology giant […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update The Illinois Treasurer asks President Donald Trump for clarity on banking for the medical cannabis industry, North Dakota legislators work to ensure workers’ compensation will not pay for medical marijuana for injured employees, and more. Arkansas On Monday, Athe legislature approved changes to the state’s new medical marijuana law. With the state […]

Obama Admin Paid Iran $700-M a Month Since the Nuclear Was Inked or $10-B+

Obama Admin Paid Iran $700-M a Month Since the Nuclear Was Inked or $10-B+

Obama Admin Paid Iran $700-M a Month Since the Nuclear Was Inked or $10-B+ “Whoever, owing allegiance to the United States, levies war against them or adheres to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort within the United States or elsewhere, is guilty of treason and shall suffer death, or shall be imprisoned not less […]

Kirkland Lake Gold Rebuffs Gold Field’s (NYSE:GFI) $1-4-B Offer

Kirkland Lake Gold Rebuffs Gold Field’s (NYSE:GFI) $1-4-B Offer

Kirkland Lake Gold Rebuffs Gold Field’s (NYSE:GFI) $1-4-B Offer $GFI, $KGILF, $NMKTF, $SSRI This week, South Africa’s Gold Fields (NYSE: GFI) the world’s 7th-largest bullion producer withdrew an joint offer with Silver Standard Resources (NASDAQ:SSRI) to buy Kirkland Lake Gold (OTCMKT:KGILF) after the Canadian miner rejected the bid. Gold Fields (a Johannesburg-based company) said it […]

Confidence Has Returned To Investors in Wake of Trump’s Election

Confidence Has Returned To Investors in Wake of Trump’s Election

Confidence Has Returned To Investors in Wake of Trump’s Election $SPY, $DIA, $UBS Just 2  weeks before the US Presidential election, 50% of wealthy investors were fearful of turmoil in the stock markets. Many either pulled some of their money out or moved it into more conservative investments, according to a survey by UBS Wealth […]

Big Investors Back Off Bonds Fueling This Bull Market

Big Investors Back Off Bonds Fueling This Bull Market

Big Investors Back Off Bonds Fueling This Bull Market $SPY US voters’ decision to elect Donald Trump US President may extend the life of this 7-year Bull Market in US stocks. That is the consensus of prominent investors attending this week’s Reuters Global Investment Outlook Summit. Expectations that Donald Trump will successfully engineer massive new […]

Gold Wins No Matter Who Is Elected US President

Gold Wins No Matter Who Is Elected US President

Gold Wins No Matter Who Is Elected US President $GLD, $NUGT With the Y 2016 Presidential election on 8 November, many Americans are concerned about the fate of the nation. The Big Q’s” What will happen to the economy under the new administration, to Crude Oil prices, property values, the stock market, +++? There is […]

Fed May Follow BOJ and Buy Stock in Move Toward Socialism

Fed May Follow BOJ and Buy Stock in Move Toward Socialism

Fed May Follow BOJ and Buy Stock in Move Toward Socialism $GLD, $SLV People are worried there is a real possibility of the US Fed will follow in the Bank of Japan’s lead and begin buying stocks. “My biggest concern is government ownership of stocks. Stocks are companies, is that not government ownership of companies? […]

Actively Managed US Mutual Funds Fail to Preform, “it is Embarrassing”

Actively Managed US Mutual Funds Fail to Preform, “it is Embarrassing”

Actively Managed US Mutual Funds Fail to Preform, “it is Embarrassing” $SPY, $IWM A respected semi-Annual survey has revealed that 90% of actively managed equity funds failed to beat their benchmark indexes. The data is sure to put more focus on an argument which has divided Wall Street into “active” and “passive” investment-strategy advocates. The […]

Jeffrey Gundlach, “This is a Big, Big Moment”

Jeffrey Gundlach, “This is a Big, Big Moment”

Jeffrey Gundlach, “This is a Big, Big Moment” Last Thursday DoubleLine Capital’s CIO Jeffrey Gundlach, 56 anni, said it is time for fixed-income investors to prepare for rising interest rates and higher inflation by reducing their positions, moving money into cash and protecting against volatility. “This is a Big, Big Moment,” Mr. Gundlach said during […]

Global Economies have Stalled, Now where do Investors go with their Money?

Global Economies have Stalled, Now where do Investors go with their Money?

Global Economies have Stalled, Now where do Investors go with their Money? Global growth is weak, and will be eroded further by Brexit, Crude Oil prices are low, and falling, the he world has excess capacity and a wage-depressing labor surplus, corporate profits are shaky, and deflation is laying bare the impotence of central banks. […]

Hillary Clinton, “I don’t need (or want) White Men”

Hillary Clinton, “I don’t need (or want) White Men”

Hillary Clinton, “I don’t need (or want) White Men” Hillary Clinton’s campaign pointed to its success in polls among non-White voters and is not worried if the Democratic nominee cannot attract more support from White male voters who comprise a large part of GOP nominee Donald Trump’s base. “We are in even better shape than […]

The US Consumer Pauses, Spending Halts, Economy Stalls

The US Consumer Pauses, Spending Halts, Economy Stalls

The US Consumer Pauses, Spending Halts, Economy Stalls $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX “The consumer paused in July and with price pressures soft, the Fed members will probably gain a few more grey hairs.” — Joel Naroff, Economist The Consumer Data: July Retail Sales and Wholesale Prices Sales: 0%; Excluding Vehicles: -0.3%/ PPI: -0.4% Excluding Food […]

GAWK Reports New Customer Win, 800FUND Now Client

GAWK Reports New Customer Win, 800FUND Now Client

GAWK Reports New Customer Win, 800FUND Now Client Los Angeles, CA- August 2, 2016 – GAWK Inc. (OTC PINK: GAWK) announced another signature client win, with the signing of 800FUND (800fund.com), a fast growing enterprise located in the Wall Street financial district of New York, specializing in alternative business financing to its client base.  Jonathan […]

Cautious US Companies ‘Hoarding’ Cash

Cautious US Companies ‘Hoarding’ Cash

Cautious US Companies ‘Hoarding’ Cash $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US companies have returned to hoarding cash due to mounting economic and geopolitical fears, a indication of a business-investment pullback. The UK’s Brexit vote, a sluggish US economy and a weak global economy combined to lead companies to delay investment decisions and just hoard their cash, […]

No Growth in Global Economy, Cash is King, Gold Shines

No Growth in Global Economy, Cash is King, Gold Shines

No Growth in Global Economy, Cash is King, Gold Shines $GLD, $SLV Looking at the global economy today we see several worrying developments. Currency devaluations and negative interest rate policies, + slow-to-no economic growth in both developed and developing economies. Experienced investors are trying to make “heads or tails” of today’s financial markets. The Big […]

American Companies Sitting on a $1.45-T+ “Cash Pile”

American Companies Sitting on a $1.45-T+ “Cash Pile”

American Companies Sitting on a $1.45-T+ “Cash Pile” $AAPL, $AMZN, $GOOGL, $MSFT, $INTC Corporate cash is at record high marks as increased debt is offsetting net operating cash outflows. America’s largest corporations are sitting on a historically large amount of Green Money these days. Cash and short-term investments on the S&P 500 sector companies’ balance […]

A Stock Market History Lesson

A Stock Market History Lesson

A Stock Market History Lesson $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ Going back to Y 1929, the S&P 500, excluding dividends, has been unchanged on the year just 5 times; Y’s 1947, 1948, 1970, 2011, and 2015.  Meaning, the success rate of hold a Neutral stance on the market in the 86 years between Y’s 1929 and 2015 […]

Summer Investment Strategy, Play Defense

Summer Investment Strategy, Play Defense

Summer Investment Strategy, Play Defense $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX As we enter this Summer trading season the big Wall Street traders head to The Hampton’s to vacation their trading positions laid out and staked. This year we are dealing with sluggish trading season, and an all but stalled global economy too. Notably, Eurozone business growth […]

Abenomics Not Likely to Lift Japan Out of Sluggish Growth

Abenomics Not Likely to Lift Japan Out of Sluggish Growth

Abenomics Not Likely to Lift Japan Out of Sluggish Growth Statistics released Wednesday showed Japan recorded better-than-expected economic growth numbers in Q-1 of the year. However, economists said the real picture may not be as rosy as it looks to be based on preliminary statistics. The reform plans championed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, known […]

Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) Share’s Falling, Leadership in Question

Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) Share’s Falling, Leadership in Question

Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) Share’s Falling, Leadership in Question $TSLA Shares of Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) have been in reverse mode since the EV maker reported Q-1 earnings results that showed a wider-than-expected loss. TSLA stock closed Tuesday at 208.69 a decline of about 15% from the prior-week’s close of 240.76. In the past 30 days, TSLA […]

Elon Musk’s SolarCity (NASDAQ:SCTY) “Bleeding” Cash

Elon Musk’s SolarCity (NASDAQ:SCTY) “Bleeding” Cash

Elon Musk’s SolarCity (NASDAQ:SCTY) “Bleeding” Cash $SCTY, $TSLA SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ:SCTY) will continue its downtrend (sentiment has turned Bearish), as largest US rooftop solar developer loses money on every installation. Expert managed money sees SolarCity getting into financial trouble in Y 2016. One analyst dubbed SolarCity a “Subprime” finance company, and said its customers will […]

Be Alert, Stocks Could Get Cut In Half

Be Alert, Stocks Could Get Cut In Half

Be Alert, Stocks Could Get Cut In Half $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Stocks could lose 50% their value + if the history of valuation cycles is any indication, cautions mutual-fund manager John Hussman, President of Hussman Investment Trust. He is correct and I have been calling for a Fibo retracement in the S&P 500 of […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street Crude Oil is under pressure after the collapsed production of OPEC and non-OPEC meeting in Doha Sunday. The Canadian Loonie is down hard Vs the Buck, backtracking all of last week’s gain., meaning that WTI Crude Oil opens below 39 bbl (closed at 41.75 Friday) in the US session, […]