Keeping America Safe, WH Beefs Up The Defense Sector

Keeping America Safe, WH Beefs Up The Defense Sector






Keeping America Safe, WH Beefs Up The Defense Sector $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US President Donald Trump is expected to sign an ER (executive order) that will direct a review into whether United States military suppliers would have the ability to keep the military stocked during wartime. Nextgov reports that the Pentagon will lead the multi-agency review, […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Stocks have resumed their uptrend and could face some interim dips within the overall uptrend. Some clarity is needed in DAX which is trading at Key marks in here. PE DJIA at 21611.78, -0.13% could move up gradually towards resistance near 21800 in the coming sessions before seeing […]






US Economic Outlook Improving, Leading Indicators Up

US Economic Outlook Improving, Leading Indicators Up






US Economic Outlook Improving, Leading Indicators Up $DIA,$SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US leading indicators increased 0.6% in June, beating estimates for a 0.4% rise according to economists polled. This is up from a gainer of 0.3% in May, according to the Conference Board. The index is a closely followed indicator for how healthy the US economy […]






Expect DJIA to Trade Above 22,000 in the Coming Weeks, or Days

Expect DJIA to Trade Above 22,000 in the Coming Weeks, or Days






Expect DJIA to Trade Above 22,000 in the Coming Weeks, or Days $DIA, $GLD, $SLV Not unexpected, the Dow Jones made new all-time highs on the last 3 trading days last week. And finished Wednesday +66.02 at 21640.75 for another. The number of BEV Zeros the Dow has made since the November election increases weekly. Since […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Stocks have resumed their uptrend and could face some interim dips within the overall uptrend. Some clarity is needed in DAX which is trading at Key marks in here. PE DJIA at 21640.75, +0.31% bounced back from 21470 and is trading above 21600 now. Upward momentum looks […]






Stocks Rose Across the Board, as Trump Rally Extends

Stocks Rose Across the Board, as Trump Rally Extends






Stocks Rose Across the Board, as Trump Rally Extends $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US Stocks rose Wednesday on earnings strength, with the S&P 500 Index and NAS Comp posting records for a 2nd day running. Every S&P 500 sector was higher, with energy stocks and materials companies leading the charge. The energy sector was underpinned […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: DJIA, DAX, and Nifty are facing some corrective dips in here, Shanghai looks Bullish while Nikkei remains indecisive for now. The next 2-3 sessions could give some clarity on further movements in the price indices. PE DJIA at 21574.73, -0.25% traded slightly lower. 21500-21600 has been […]






NAS Comp Marked Record Highs on Netflix ‘Spike’

NAS Comp Marked Record Highs on Netflix ‘Spike’






NAS Comp Marked Record Highs on Netflix ‘Spike’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $NFLX, $GS A spike in Netflix(NASDAQ:NFLX) boosted the NAS Comp (QQQ) to a record high close Tuesday, while Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) pushed DJIA South as earnings take center stage on Wall Street. The NAS posted its 8 consecutive session of gainers, the […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Equity indices are looking Bullish near to medium term and could be accompanied with interim dips. PE DJIA at 21629.72, -0.04% is stable the resistance turned support at 21600 if that mark holds, could keep the prices higher. Above 21600, there is room for a rising to […]






Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street






Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The major US stock indexes were consolidating the recent moves, buying, selling, buying on lite volume, then last Wednesday came to life with the release of the Schoolmarm Yellen’s testimony to Congress. The we saw solid moves for 3 day’s running, Friday saw the indices […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: There has been talk of concern over tightening of financial regulations, do not see it now. PE DJIA at 21637.74, +0.39% closed above 21600, breaking a major long term resistance, if it holds I see the rally to continue towards 22000 a Key resistance. A small […]






US Stock Market Ignores Left Media’s “Hoax” Story

US Stock Market Ignores Left Media’s “Hoax” Story






US Stock Market Ignores Left Media’s “Hoax” Story $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ Saturday, US President Donald Trump announced via Twitter that the stock market is at an all time high “despite the Russian hoax story” and that job numbers are looking good. His comment came after a Dow Jones story Saturday that noted Wall Street analysts’ […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 21553.09, +0.10% is trading below Key resistance near 21600 and while that holds, a small dip back to levels near 21500-21400 is possible medium term. Only on a sustained rise above 21600, would we negate the immediate fall and shift our focus […]






Electrical Power Consumption, Economic Growth and Global Warming

Electrical Power Consumption, Economic Growth and Global Warming






Electrical Power Consumption, Economic Growth and Global Warming $DIA, $GLD, $SLV The DJIA had not seen a new all-time high since June 19 until this week, when it closed at record highs 2 days running. But as the Dow Jones’ BEV chart below shows, last week it closed just 0.53% away from a new all-time […]






Fed Chairwoman Gets Investors Attention Again

Fed Chairwoman Gets Investors Attention Again






Fed Chairwoman Gets Investors Attention Again $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The focus Thursday was Fed Chairwoman Yellen’s testimony before the US Congress as the market posted another record close. Wednesday’s testimony confirmed this year’s next rate hike/s and QE policy tightening process that the market expected, but the discussions about the longer-term Neutral rate of […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 21532.14, +0.57% has been re-testing Key resistances at 21500-21550 over the last few weeks but has failed to see any sharp rejection that could push it below 21300. While the Tug of War  between the Bulls and Bears go on, we wait […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 21409.07% is ranged in here, and no major movement expected North or South. We may see a sideways trade within 21250-21550 region for the next few days. DAX at 12437.02% is trying to move above 12500, but has not been able to […]






Fed’s Plan to Cut Bond Holdings Could Be “Very Disruptive”

Fed’s Plan to Cut Bond Holdings Could Be “Very Disruptive”






Fed’s Plan to Cut Bond Holdings Could Be “Very Disruptive” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX JPMorgan Chase & Co’s (NYSEJPM) Chairman, Jamie Dimon, said Tuesday that the unwinding of Fed’s bond-buying programs is an unprecedented challenge that may be more disruptive than people think. “We’ve never have had QE like this before, we’ve never had unwinding […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 21408.52, -0.03% is ranged within 21550-21250, and could possibly continue to remain so for another 2-3 of sessions. A corrective fall towards 21000 is seen medium term. DAX at 12445.92, +0.46% gaped up but could not move above 12500. Only on […]






“The Big Print Giveth and The Small Print Taketh Away”

“The Big Print Giveth and The Small Print Taketh Away”






“The Big Print Giveth and The Small Print Taketh Away” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Monday, the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a rule that would bar credit card companies, banks and other firms from requiring that customers agree to settle any disputes away from the courts and in arbitration as a condition of […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary:  Investors rallied around the US Employment Situation Report for June Friday to finish the abbreviated week on a positive note. PE DJIA at 21,414.34, +94.30 bounced after breaking below 21400 Thursday, indicating that the downward correction might may be over. Note: 21500 is a Key long term […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 21320.04, -0.74% broke below 21400, indicating that the correction might not be over. Note: that 21500 is Key long term resistance which could bring in sharp rejection towards 21200 or maybe even lower. Medium term looks Bearish. DAX at 12381.25, -0.58%is trading exactly […]






US Small Business Borrowing at High Marks This Year

US Small Business Borrowing at High Marks This Year






US Small Business Borrowing at High Marks This Year $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Borrowing by small US firms hit its highest level in nearly a year, data showed Thursday, suggesting businesses are ramping up investments to meet customer demand. The Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index for May rose to 137, its highest since June […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 21478.17, -0.01% has not been able to move above 21570 lately, but the Bears at resistance near 21500/600 do not look strong enough to push the index lower. So, while DJIA holds above 21400, Northside possibility is high. DAX at 12453.68, +0.13% […]






International Fireworks Celebrate the 4th of July

International Fireworks Celebrate the 4th of July






International Fireworks Celebrate the 4th of July Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: With the US markets closed for 4th of July celebrations, DJIA was directionless overnight due to lack of participation, but the overriding tone is cautionary with a touch of risk off in the wake of a highly provocative North Korean […]






Global Stock Investors Seeing Record Market Highs

Global Stock Investors Seeing Record Market Highs






Global Stock Investors Seeing Record Market Highs $DIA, $SPY, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Year to Date (YTD) investors in global stock markets are seeing record highs. Record marks for the widely-followed country indexes occurred in the context of notably low volatility, adding to investor comfort and a sense of accomplishment. All of this was accompanied […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Almost all major indices except Shanghai saw a sharp mover North Monday, contrary to expectations that the corrective phase may continue for some more time. PE DJIA at 21479.27, +0.61% rose sharply Monday testing the Key resistance at 21500-22000. We need a confirmed break above 22000 […]






Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street






Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX This Independence Day celebration in the US has Monday doing 1/2 session and then a closed market Tuesday, 4th of July. Not much action or change expected Monday, but Wednesday things may gett interesting as new money could flow into the market. Consumer Sentiment is […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Stock indices are mixed. DJIA and DAX are in a downward corrective phase and may continue in here, the Shanghai looks sideways. Nikkei looks Bullish and Nifty could test lower marks this week. PE DJIA at 21349.63, +0.29% tried to recover slightly from the 29 June […]






Industrials Led the Charge into the Close of Q-2

Industrials Led the Charge into the Close of Q-2






Industrials Led the Charge into the Close of Q-2 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Friday, US stocks closed up driven by increases in the industrial and consumer discretionary sectors, while European shares reversed earlier gains and turned lower. Crude Oil continued to climb as concerns about an oversupply faded a bit and the US rig count […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Almost all the global indices have fallen sharply and could test support below current marks. We have to wait for confirmation if the indices bounce back next week or continue to extend the downward correction for a few more trading days. PE DJIA at 21287.03, -0.78% […]






Shares of Big US Banks Rally on Strong Payout Plans

Shares of Big US Banks Rally on Strong Payout Plans






Shares of Big US Banks Rally on Strong Payout Plans, Tech Falling $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $JPM, $KEY Thursday, shares in the biggest US banks rose after they revealed buyback and dividend plans that topped analyst expectations after the Fed approved capital proposals in its annual stress test program. The S&P 500 Bank sector index […]






Not Being Invested in Low Volatility Market ‘Can Be Costly’

Not Being Invested in Low Volatility Market ‘Can Be Costly’






Not Being Invested in Low Volatility Market ‘Can Be Costly’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Goldman Sachs in a Note to clients: “Not being invested in a low volatility market “can be costly””. Many market strategists worry the low levels of volatility reflect market complacency, but Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) equity strategist explained that the low volatility […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Almost all major stock indices look stable to Bullish in here. PE DJIA at 21467.14, -0.29% tested Key long term resistance near 21500 which could hold strong a few weeks. But, a upward extension could take it to 21600, but this could form a near term […]






Lots of “Fast Growth” Ahead for the US Economy

Lots of “Fast Growth” Ahead for the US Economy






Lots of “Fast Growth” Ahead for the US Economy $DIA,  $SPY,  $QQQ,  $VXX Economists and pundits daily nay-say President Donald Trump’s economic agenda and forecast of 3% growth as fantasy. The consensus is that the economy “can’t possibly grow at 3%,” according to The Wall Street Journal. “Slow growth is the new norm, so get […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Almost all major stock indices look Bullish in here. PE DJIA at 21528.99, +0.68% gaped up and moved up towards my target at 21600 as expected Monday. Near term looks Bullish and there could be a drive to 22000 in the cards. DAX at 12888.95, +1.07% […]






GOP Lawmakers Optimistic on Tax Reform This Year

GOP Lawmakers Optimistic on Tax Reform This Year






GOP Lawmakers Optimistic on Tax Reform This Year $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US Stock Market Indexes Climb to New Record Highs, as The Trump Rally Extends Paul Ryan (R-WI), the top Republican in the US House of Representatives will reassure America’s business leaders Tuesday that tax reform is on track for this year. In what […]






Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street






Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Okay the PPT, aka the Plunge Protection Team,  entered the market, blunted the selloff 2 Fridays ago, as FAANGs and other big NAS stocks held support. As that happened, managed money moved into DJJIA, driving it to new highs that held through Friday’s close. Notably, the […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Almost all major stock indices look Bullish in here. PE DJIA at 21384.28, +0.11% has been moving slow but looks Bullish in here, and may see it rise towards 21600 near term. DAX at 12752.73, +0.48% has been trading within the broad range of 12900-12600 for […]






Global Investors Rotating, Not Retreating

Global Investors Rotating, Not Retreating






Global Investors Rotating, Not Retreating $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Global equities have recovered rapidly after a dip this month as technology firms sold off, signalling the investors are still confident about the last of the Trump reflation trades, as they take a more discerning approach to stock-picking. Despite that recent stumble, MSCI’s gauge of world stock […]






US Home Construction Stalled, Continuing Growth in Question

US Home Construction Stalled, Continuing Growth in Question






US Home Construction Stalled, Continuing Growth in Question $DIA,  $SPY,  $QQQ,  $VXX May Housing Starts and June Preliminary Consumer Confidence  Starts: -5.5%; 1-family: -3.9% Permits: -4.9%; 1-Family: -1.9% Consumer Confidence: down 2.6 points The downward trend in home construction does not augur well for growth in 2-H Business leaders and owners, whether they are involved […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI  Commentary: Stocks are stable and could either stay ranged or move North near term. PE DJIA at 21359.90, -0.07% has the potential to move up towards 21600 mid next week. The rise could be slow but overall near term looks Bullish to me. DAX at 12691.81, -0.89% has […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI  Commentary: Stocks are stable and could either stay ranged or move North near term. PE DJIA at 21374.56, +0.22% is moving in line with expectation, and could head towards our target at 21600 in the next 4-5 sessions. DAX at 12805.95, +0.32% marked an intra-day high at 12798 […]






The Search is On for a New Fed Chief

The Search is On for a New Fed Chief






The Search is On for a New Fed Chief $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX President Trump’s top economic advisor, Gary Cohn to lead the search for the next Fed chief. President Donald Trump’s relationship with the Fed has been friendly to date, that does not mean Chairwoman Janet Yellen is likely to stay on. Some market […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI  Commentary: Stocks are stable and could either stay ranged or move North near term. PE DJIA at 21328.47, +0.44% rallied close to out target at 21400 in line with expectations and may mark our next target 21600 by the end of this week if the FOMC policy statement […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA  Commentary: Overall world stocks are stable and could either remain ranged or move up near term. PE DJIA 21235.67, -0.17% is looking up at 21600 and could possibly test 21400 on the Northside this week. Support is strong at 21000, while the index is trading above 21000, the trend is Bullish. DAX […]






Strategist Ignores Tech Dip, Sees 7% S&P 500 Rebound

Strategist Ignores Tech Dip, Sees 7% S&P 500 Rebound






Strategist Ignores Tech Dip, Sees 7% S&P 500 Rebound $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX A respected managed money strategist is not put off by the dip in technology sector and has raised his outlook. RBC Capital strategist Jonathan Golub raised his price target for the S&P 500, citing improving profit growth and “reasonable valuations.” His new […]






Mark Lundeen: Gold and Silver Vs Stocks and Bonds

Mark Lundeen: Gold and Silver Vs Stocks and Bonds






Mark Lundeen: Gold and Silver Vs Stocks and Bonds $GLD, $SLV,$DIA, $GOVT Last  week ended with a new all-time high for the DJIA.  Keep in mind I am still a Big Bear on the stock market, but there’s no need to begin the depression any sooner than is necessary.  Still, I have to be honest […]






Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street






Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Last Friday we saw the start of some rotation. With good patterns set up in manufacturing, construction, and other old economy stocks sectors, it will not surprise to continue seeing smart money flow there breaking them higher. Not seeing managed money leaving the market, but […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA  Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 21271.97, +0.42% is trading above 21200 and while that continues, it could head to 21500-21600 in the next few sessions. Near term looks Bullish in here. DAX at 12815.72, +0.80% tested 12800 last week, now if it is able to break above 12850, could […]






The Stock Markets Signal President Trump is Safe in the Oval Office

The Stock Markets Signal President Trump is Safe in the Oval Office






The Stock Markets Signal President Trump is Safe in the Oval Office $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Many people love President Donald Trump, and many hate him to the point of stress and hysteria, so much so that they are becoming obese as the result. I know a Trump hater that looks like he put on […]






Tech ‘FAANG’s’ Lagged, Weighing on the Broad Market

Tech ‘FAANG’s’ Lagged, Weighing on the Broad Market






Tech ‘FAANG’s’ Lagged, Weighing on the Broad Market $DIA, $SPY, $DIA, $VXX, $AAPL The top-weighted technology sector (-3.4%) pushed the major averages down Friday afternoon with the S&P 500 now showing a loss of 0.1%. Just 4 of the 11 sectors traded in negative territory, and the top-weighted technology group (-2.7%) finished lower. However, the […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA  Commentary: DJIA, Nikkei and Nifty looks stable now, and could be ranged sideways for a few sessions while Shanghai and DAX look Bullish. PE DJIA at 21182.53, +0.04% looks  stable and could consolidate within 21200-21100 for 2-3 sessions. DAX at 12713.58, +0.32% could re-test at 12800-12900 in the coming sessions, […]






Comey’s Testimony: “Still Born”, DJIA Marks Record Highs

Comey’s Testimony: “Still Born”, DJIA Marks Record Highs






Comey’s Testimony: “Still Born”, DJIA Marks Record Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US stocks were higher in early afternoon trading Thursday after sacked FBI Director James Comey’s testimony was seen by investors as yielding nothing that could affect Donald Trump’s Presidency. The DJIA earlier hit an intra-day record and continued to climb and settled back […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA Commentary: Stocks look stable in here, so expect some ranged action near term before they resume their up-trend. PE DJIA at 21173.69,+0.18%, is stable with some movement expected within 21000-22000, while resistance near 21200 holds, there is a chance of coming off to 21000. DAX at 12672.49, -0.14% the support is […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA Commentary: Overall stocks globally are in a corrective mode except Shanghai which looks to have begun a fresh rally medium term. PE DJIA at 21136.23, -0.23% came off resistance at 21230 and may test 21000 before bouncing back to 21300 and higher medium term. Near term could see some consolidation, but overall […]






Some Key Rules When Trading the Markets

Some Key Rules When Trading the Markets






Some Key Rules When Trading the Markets $DIA,  $SPY,  $QQQ,  $VXX “The investor’s chief problem, and even his worst enemy, is likely to be himself.” – Benjamin Graham Below is a list of the Key stock trading rules when the markets are trading at highs, they are not new. Successful investor use them daily,  the […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA Commentary: Overall stocks looks Bullish for this week. PE DJIA at 21184.04, -0.10% is on the verge of breaking the resistance near 21200, if resistance holds, see a fall back towards 21000, else a rise to 21400 possible near term. DAX at 12822.94, +1.25% gaped up to close higher making a […]






Economic Outlook is Bright, Consumer Spending Rising

Economic Outlook is Bright, Consumer Spending Rising






Economic Outlook is Bright, Consumer Spending Rising $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US consumer spending is stable and relatively high as Americans are more positive than negative about the national economy and fewer adults are unemployed than at any time in the past 16 years, Gallup reports: Their daily self-reports of spending averaged $104, similar to […]






Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street






Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX There are 10’s of millions of Americans who have not felt the 1st thing relating to an economic recovery. Those people are where they were during the Great Recession. These Americans have been ignored in favor of statistics that shows millions of jobs have been […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA Commentary: Overall stocks looks Bullish for this week. PE DJIA at 21206.29, +0.29% closed above the interim horizontal resistance near 21200. Only if the rise sustains can we expect a further rise towards 21500, else a fall back from current levels could take it back to 20800. Preference is a rally […]






The US Jobs Market is Not Rosy as the Headlines Declare

The US Jobs Market is Not Rosy as the Headlines Declare






The US Jobs Market is Not Rosy as the Headlines Declare $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The Question over the strength of today’s job market is Key to understanding the durability of the US economy and the markets looking ahead. The Team at Morningside Hill weighed on the US Jobs numbers today giving us a good […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA Commentary: Overall stocks looks Bullish for this coming week. PE DJIA at 21144.18, +0.65%) has risen sharply and has come up to re-test previous high of 21170, also an important near term resistance. A break on the upside is needed to turn further bullish in the near to medium term. DAX, […]






US Pulls Out of Paris Climate Accord, Stocks Soar to Record Highs

US Pulls Out of Paris Climate Accord, Stocks Soar to Record Highs






US Pulls Out of Paris Climate Accord, Stocks Soar to Record Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Our President choose to put American citizens, American energy and American industry 1st, as he promised, Yes!  Thursday, President Donald Trump said that he will withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord, “vowing to fulfill my solemn […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 21008.65, -0.10% is trading lower, but while above 20900 there is room for of a bounce towards 21170. Barring that a fall towards 20800 is inevitable in here. DAX at 12615.06, +0.13% tested at 12700 Wednesday but came off to close lower. The charts indicate […]






US Pending Home Sales Fell for 2nd Month Running

US Pending Home Sales Fell for 2nd Month Running






US Pending Home Sales Fell for 2nd Month Running $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Contracts to buy previously owned US homes fell for a 2nd month running in April one a supply squeeze, but the housing market recovery remains supported by a strong labor market. The National Association of Realtors(NAR) said Wednesday its Pending Home Sales […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 21029.47, -0.24% dipped Tuesday but made an intra-day low at 1st support of 21009. If it holds Wednesday, we could see a bounce back towards 21100 and higher, or failure to bounce from current marks could open a move to 20900-20800. DAX at 12598.68, -0.24% […]






Soft US Inflation May Warrant Interest Rate “Rethink”

Soft US Inflation May Warrant Interest Rate “Rethink”






Soft US Inflation May Warrant Interest Rate “Rethink” $DIA,  $SPY,  $QQQ,  $VXX Tuesday, Fed Governor Lael Brainard said soft US inflation may cause her to reassess the path forward for monetary policy should it linger, even as the global economic outlook brightens and US growth looks poised to rebound. “If the soft inflation data persist, […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 21080.28, -0.01% US markets were closed Monday, 21200 is an important resistance near term. In case it breaks to the Norhtside, the index could rally towards 21400-21600 or fall back towards 21100 in here. DAX at 12628.95, +0.21% is stable and may continues to trade […]






Aggressive Fed Could Upset Markets, Gold is the Hedge

Aggressive Fed Could Upset Markets, Gold is the Hedge






Aggressive Fed Could Upset Markets, Gold is the Hedge $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $GLD, $SLV The mins from this month’s FOMC meeting outline an aggressive agenda that may upset financial markets in the months ahead. Fed officials said the plan is cautious, and stocks rallied on the news. The Big Q: How safe should participants […]






The Trillion Dollar Trump Rally Extends for 6th Day Running,

The Trillion Dollar Trump Rally Extends for 6th Day Running,






The Trillion Dollar Trump Rally Extends for 6th Day Running, $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The S&P 500 and NAS Comp marked record closing highs Thursday, with the market propped up by gains in the consumer discretionary sector after strong reports from retailers. The discretionary index gained 0.9%, while the S&P 500 retail index was up 1.6%, […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA Commentary: Nothing New The Trump Rally extends in the US Markets. PE DJIA at 21012.42, +0.36% moved up in line with my expectation and has entered the near term resistance zone of 21000-21200 and may come off  near to medium term after some more Northside action over the next few sessions. […]






US Stock Market Marks Record Highs

US Stock Market Marks Record Highs






US Stock Market Marks Record Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The Big Q: Is the the US stock market rising because too much money is chasing too few opportunities? The Trump Trade, or investing in stocks in hopes that the President’s policies will boost economic growth, is not the main driver of this market, says […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA Commentary: Overall global markets are mixed. DJIA and DAX could re-test Key resistances near term while Nikkei is in a consolidation phase. Shanghai could start moving up and Nifty may also bounce back from near term support. PE DJIA at 20937.91, +0.21%, and DAX at 12659.15, +0.31% have risen a bit. […]






President Trump’s Tax Cuts Will Drive Jobs and Growth

President Trump’s Tax Cuts Will Drive Jobs and Growth






President Trump’s Tax Cuts Will Drive Jobs and Growth $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ,$VXX The long-term growth path for the US economy from Y’s 1950 to 2000 was 3.3%. Almost every year he was in office, former US President Barack Hussein Obama forecast that he would achieve more than 3% growth, he never got there in 8 […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 20894.83, +0.43%, and DAX at 12619.46, -0.15% are stable.  DAX has come off important resistance and could have some more room on the Southside before any reversal is seen. A fall towards 12400-12300 is possible in the near term in DAX, while DJIAmay try to […]






The Trump Rally Extends: Stocks in the Defense Sector Mark Record Highs

The Trump Rally Extends: Stocks in the Defense Sector Mark Record Highs






The Trump Rally Extends: Stocks in the Defense Sector Mark Record Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX President Donald Trump’s approval of $110-B in arms sales to Saudi Arabia gave stocks in the defense sector a lift to record highs Monday. The deal includes $350-B more in defense support over 10 years. Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) was […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 20804.84, +0.69%) is trading higher and has risen from levels below 20600 as mentioned last week. 21000 and higher levels of 21170 are important resistances on the upside. While 21000 holds, we may expect the near term to remain within the narrow 21000-20500 zone. Overall […]






George Soros Betting Against President Trump and America

George Soros Betting Against President Trump and America






George Soros Betting Against President Trump and America $DIA,  $SPY,  $QQQ,  $VXX Billionaire left-wing investor George Soros has increased what so far has been a losing bet against the US stock market and by extension President Trump and the American economy, he will get hammered. Notably, the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) 12.18, -2.48, -16.9% better […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA Commentary: Global stocks are in pull back phase and could test lower near term before resuming the upward rally. PE DJIA at 20606.93, -1.78% rose from just below 20600. Overall broad trade within 21170-20410 may continue during the coming sessions, keeping the index in sideways consolidation near term. DAX at […]






US Economy Brightens on President Trump’s Policies

US Economy Brightens on President Trump’s Policies






US Economy Brightens on President Trump’s Policies $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Economic outlook in US brightens, Unemployment Rolls at 28.5-year Lows, Trump Administration’s policies driving the economy. New applications for US jobless benefits fell last week and the number of Americans on unemployment rolls tumbled to a 28.5 year lows, pointing to shrinking labor market […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 20606.93, -1.78% fell sharply Wednesday on profit taking an seemed political concerns in Washington, DC. Support is seen near 20413 on a clear break of 20,600, which could be tested before a bounce North towards 20777. DAX at 12631.61, -1.35% came off sharply with […]






Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks






Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 20979.75, -0.01% came off a bit Tuesday but is stable near current marks. Resistance near 21170-21200 continues to hold in here, some sideways consolidation is possible for the rest of this week. DAX at 12804.53, -0.02% is moving towards 13000, the movements have been […]






Investors “Pause to Refresh’ Major Indexes Drift at All-time Highs

Investors “Pause to Refresh’ Major Indexes Drift at All-time Highs






Investors “Pause to Refresh’ Major Indexes Drift at All-time Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The S&P 500 was down slightly Tuesday after mixed economic data and earnings while the NAS Comp hit another record as it was boosted by gains in technology stocks. US manufacturing production showed its biggest increase in more than 3 years […]






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