Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

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

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

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

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

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

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

US Stock Indexes Mark New Record Highs, Financials Lead

US Stock Indexes Mark New Record Highs, Financials Lead

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

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

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

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

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

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

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

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

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

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

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

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: The world’s major indices looks Bullish with strong upward momentum in here. PE DJIA at 22118.86, +0.28% looks Bullish towards 22400 in here, where a pause to refresh may happen. Some resistance is see at 22300, but if the Northside momentum is strong, it could break on the […]

Face It People, The Trump Economic Boom Is Here

Face It People, The Trump Economic Boom Is Here

Face It People, The Trump Economic Boom Is Here $DIA (DJIA) Have you noticed, that through the mist of Russia, James Comey, Charlottesville and now 2 monster hurricanes, that the US economy is booming faster than it has since the late Clinton years, well have you? This is undeniable. In the last year of The […]

US Job Openings (JOLTS)Hit Record High, Qualified Workers Scarce

US Job Openings (JOLTS)Hit Record High, Qualified Workers Scarce

US Job Openings (JOLTS)Hit Record High, Qualified Workers Scarce $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The Trump Rally extends, US stocks mark record high, again, led by financials, Apple sags. US  job openings aka JOLTS, rose to a record high in July, suggesting a slowdown in job growth in August was an aberration and that the labor market […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: The world’s major stock indices spiked Monday. DJIA, DAX rallied, and Nikkei opened higher. Shanghai may be in a pause mode in here. Nifty looks Bullish for the week to me. PE DJIA at 22057.37, +1.19% traded sideways since mid-August, built base, gathering momentum for a sharp […]

US Stocks to Record Highs, Rate Hikes, NKorea, Irma Fears Fade

US Stocks to Record Highs, Rate Hikes, NKorea, Irma Fears Fade

US Stocks to Record Highs, Rate Hikes, NKorea, Irma Fears Fade $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The Trump Rally extends, as President Trump’s approval ratings soar. Monday, the S&P 500 rose 1%+ to a record high close, as Fed rate hike fear abated, Irma caused less damage than expected in Florida, and NKorea decided not to […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US economic data on the week include: PPI, CPI, Retail Sales, and Empire Manufacturing. Hurricane IRMA made landfall and has been working its way up the west coast of Florida, so there will be an idea of the damage. Nothing serious from NKorea, but President […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: There is lack of directional clarity on major stock indices now. It is possible to see ranged trading overall in the next few sessions before some confirmation of direction is seen.PE DJIA at 21797.79, +0.06% should remain above 21600 for the next few sessions, trying to […]

Rebuilding After Hurricanes Will Boost US Economy

Rebuilding After Hurricanes Will Boost US Economy

Rebuilding After Hurricanes Will Boost US Economy $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley said back-to-back hurricanes in Q-3 will  lead to increased economic activity over the long run despite any tragic consequences. The storms could (will) influence the timing of the next interest-rate increase, although above-trend growth does […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: DJIA, DAX and Shanghai still look Bullish near term. The other indices are trading near Key resistance and support marks and may take a few sessions to show us direction. PE DJIA 21784.78, -0.10% finished  just above support on the 3-day. A rise from here is necessary to keep […]

US Consumer Comfort Falls After 7 Straight Weekly Gainers

US Consumer Comfort Falls After 7 Straight Weekly Gainers

US Consumer Comfort Falls After 7 Straight Weekly Gainers $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Americans’ confidence eased from a 16-year high last week, though relatively high optimism should continue to support spending, according to the Consumer Comfort Index figures released Thursday. Highlights of Consumer Comfort, Week Ended 3 September Consumer comfort measure fell to 52.6 from […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: DJIA and Shanghai look Bullish near term. The other indices are trading near Key renaissance and support marks and may take a few sessions to show us direction. PE DJIA at 21807.64, +0.25% holds above the 1st support as seen on the 3-day. While the index […]

US Economic Growth Picking Up, Inflation Muted

US Economic Growth Picking Up, Inflation Muted

US Economic Growth Picking Up, Inflation Muted $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The US economy expanded at a moderate pace in July through mid-August, but signs of an acceleration in inflation are muted, the latest survey conducted by the Fed showed Wednesday. “Prices rose modestly overall across the country,” the central bank said in its Beige […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE  DJIA at 21753.31, -1.07%) fell in line with my thinking. The effort to rise towards 22000 in the last 4-sessions was halted in 1 session Tuesday, the index may not break below 21675 now and could see some recovery as it has on all […]

Hurricane Irma, Most Expensive Storm in US History?

Hurricane Irma, Most Expensive Storm in US History?

Hurricane Irma, Most Expensive Storm in US History? $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Hurricane Irma, a category 5 Storm rolling across the Atlantic, is on a path to strike Florida and could be the most expensive storm in US history, a weather expert predicted. Given the potential magnitude of this storm as well as the potential […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 21987.56, +0.18% test to 22040 before coming off from there to close lower Friday. Note that 22040-22060 is the 1st resistance zone, which could keep the index ranged for a few sessions. An eventual rise towards 22100-22200 looks possible near to medium […]

America’s Manufacturers Are Thriving Under President Trump

America’s Manufacturers Are Thriving Under President Trump

America’s Manufacturers Are Thriving Under President Trump $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX America’s manufacturers are showing signs of fabricating some genuine momentum. The NAS Comp (QQQ) moved back into record territory, climbing 2.7% to close the week at a new all-time high Add to that, improvement among US builders and miners and the US is finally […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 21948.10, +0.25%, close to the 1st resistance I have been looking at 21950. A break above 22000 could drive DJIA North towards 22100-22200 medium term, or a fall could mean test to 21700 again. DAX at 12055.84, +0.44% has been trying […]

US Consumer Spending Up, Inflation Down, USD Falling

US Consumer Spending Up, Inflation Down, USD Falling

US Consumer Spending Up, Inflation Down, USD Falling $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US consumer spending rose a bit in July and annual inflation increased at its slowest pace since late Y 2015, diminishing expectations of a Fed interest rate hike in December. Inflation remains low even as the labor market is near full employment, a […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Major stock indexes are trading higher Thursday except Shanghai. PE DJIA at 21892.43, +0.12% moved up to test 1st resistance near 21950. We wait, We see if the index faces any rejection from here pushing it back to 21750. Or see a break above 21950 which would […]

President Trump’s Vision for America: “Bring Back ‘Main Street'”

President Trump’s Vision for America: “Bring Back ‘Main Street

President Trump’s Vision for America: “Bring Back ‘Main Street’” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Wednesday in Missouri, US President Donald Trump declared that his push to overhaul the nation’s tax system would “bring back Main Street by reducing the crushing tax burden,” offering a populist appeal to a still-forming tax plan that would heavily benefit corporate […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE Support near 21700 has held for the DJIA the finished at 21865.37, +0.26% taking it up sharply during Tuesday’s session. Narrow range trade is now possible within 21700 – 21900 for a few more sessions before it decides on its direction; North or South DAX […]

Gold Rises to 2017 Highs on NKorea Missile Test, Stocks Ignore Event

Gold Rises to 2017 Highs on NKorea Missile Test, Stocks Ignore Event

Gold Rises to 2017 Highs on NKorea Missile Test, Stocks Ignore Event $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Investors Shrug Off NKorean Missile Launch Gold rallied to the highest level this year after North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan, boosting haven demand. Palladium extended a rally and platinum rose above $1,000 an ounce. NKorea rattled […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 21808.40, -0.02% is stable below 21900 and can move North to 21950 or South to 21700 in the next couple of sessions, wait to see. DAX at 12123.47, -0.37% may remain ranged within 11940-12350 as mentioned Monday. Nikkei at 19334.90, -0.59% moved lower […]

US Market’s Finished Flat to Unchanged, Harvey the Focus

US Market’s Finished Flat to Unchanged, Harvey the Focus

US Market’s Finished Flat to Unchanged, Harvey the Focus $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The S&P 500 and DJIA finished flat to unchanged Monday, with energy and bank shares lower as Tropical Storm Harvey crippled the US energy hub in Texas. Harvey, the most powerful hurricane to strike the US state in more than 50 years […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 21813.67, +0.14% marked an intra-day high at 21906 Friday before closing at 21813, 1st resistance is seen near 21900-21950 which could possibly push South in the coming sessions. Southside is open to 21700, near term looks Bearish to me. DAX at 12167.94, -0.11% […]

US Market and Asian Markets Quiet Ahead of Jackson Hole

US Market and Asian Markets Quiet Ahead of Jackson Hole

US Market and Asian Markets Quiet Ahead of Jackson Hole $DIA, $USO, $UGA, $GLD Investors continued to remain on the sidelines in anticipation of the Jackson Hole Symposium Friday. All of the US major indices all posted moderate losses again in light trading, with a counter trend for small caps, as the Russell gained 4 […]

US Consumer Confidence at 16-Year High, Sign of Sustained Spending

US Consumer Confidence at 16-Year High, Sign of Sustained Spending

US Consumer Confidence at 16-Year High, Sign of Sustained Spending $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Consumer confidence, including views about the US economy, last week marked a 16-year high, indicating spending will remain solid. Confidence among Republicans rose to an almost 10-year high, while comfort of independents was strongest in more than 16 years, Democrats are […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 21812.09, -0.40% dipped Wednesday, and if it remains below 21900, chances of testing to 21670-21600 cold happen. A medium term Top might have been made near 22179 earlier this month, while that holds, I remain cautious for dips to the Southside. DAX […]

On Market Breadth and NYSE 52Wk Highs and Lows

On Market Breadth and NYSE 52Wk Highs and Lows

On Market Breadth and NYSE 52Wk Highs and Lows $DIA, $GLD, $SLV Here’s the Bear’s Eye View (BEV) for the Dow Jones (DJIA) going back to January 1982, a period of market history that covers the entire August 1982 to August 2017 market advance. What’s a BEV plot? It displays the market exactly as Mr […]

There is No Need for a Government Shutdown

There is No Need for a Government Shutdown

There is No Need for a Government Shutdown $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Wednesday, the US stock market moved lower on come concern of a potential government shutdown and following a report that highlighted a disagreement between President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) Wall Street cheered Tuesday reports suggesting that White House aids and […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: The DJIA rallied sharply Tuesday. PE DJIA at 21899.89, +0.90% finished up Tuesday on talks about renewed hope of the US tax reforms. While the index remains above 21675, there is scope of re-testing levels near 22000 Wednesday. DAX at 12229.34, +1.35% bounced up from 12000. […]

US Market Rallies on Positive Trump Tax Cut News

US Market Rallies on Positive Trump Tax Cut News

US Market Rallies on Positive Trump Tax Cut News $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US stocks finished up Tuesday, with the 3 major indexes posting their best 1-day gainers in over a week, as lawmakers’ comments on tax reform and the debt ceiling boosted investor optimism. Wall Street rallied Tuesday as participants “bought the dip” that […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: A corrective phase for majority of the stock indices could well begin soon within the overall long term uptrend. Caution is the watchword in here. PE DJIA at 21703.75, +0.13% could see some support near 21600-21500, which could hold near term. Thereafter a break below 21500 […]

There is No Chance the US Debt Limit will Not be Raised

There is No Chance the US Debt Limit will Not be Raised

There is No Chance the US Debt Limit will Not be Raised $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said there is “Zero chance” Congress will allow the country to default on its debt by voting to not increase the borrowing limit. Senator McConnell’s comments came Monday during a joint appearance in […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX There is a just a bit less of the same for news and economics this week. The market is seeing and factoring in that The Trump Administration is going to get more accomplished with the Top advisor staying put and both Big and Small business growth is […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Overall, equities look a little weak in here, with the exception of Shanghai. PE DJIA at 21674.51 is below near term support at 21800, increasing the chances of a deeper dip to 21500-250 in the last weeks of August. Also, a further decline is seen in […]

There is Little Fear in World Stock Markets Now

There is Little Fear in World Stock Markets Now

There is Little Fear in World Stock Markets Now $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The stock markets do not fear NKorea, and they do not fear the extreme left’s attack on US President Donald Trump Risk assets across the globe, despite high valuations, have recovered nicely from a sell-off triggered by concerns about a NKorean nuclear […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: World’s major stock indices are in a correction frame, and could remain weak to sideways  near term except Shanghai which looks Bullish. PE DJIA at 21750.73, -1.24% fell in line with my expectation, but closed below them at 21800. While the index trades below 21800, it […]

US Stocks React to Overbought Market Conditions

US Stocks React to Overbought Market Conditions

US Stocks React to Overbought Market Conditions $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $GLD US stocks retreated Thursday following the Asian and EU markets, with the S&P 500 Index giving up 1.5%, and a measure of market volatility was up, but still in Neutral mode. US Treasuries rose with the Japanese Yen as investors sought havens, Gold […]

Risk Appetite Returns, Investors Pour $1.48-B into Tech ETF

Risk Appetite Returns, Investors Pour $1.48-B into Tech ETF

Risk Appetite Returns, Investors Pour $1.48-B into Tech ETF $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Investors sank $1.48-B into the PowerShares QQQ Trust Series 1 Tuesday. That’s the 4th-largest inflow into the industry’s benchmark exchange-traded fund in the past 5 years, and the 2nd-biggest commitment among US-listed ETFs in yesterday’s trading session. Valuation fears and fragile market […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Almost all major indices are trading near Support & Resistance marks. We wait for a couple of sessions to get confirmation on direction. PE DAX at 12177.04, +0.10% bounced from the weekly support at 11940, while that holds, the index may try to rise to 12300-12500 in […]

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 […]

Overnight World Market News

Overnight World Market News

Overnight World Market News $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Overnight , Asian equities followed US and European equities North on signs that a military conflict between the US and North Korea is not imminent . According to the North Korean news agency,  NKorean leader Kim Jong Un is reviewing missile strike plans and said that he […]

China Issues Order to Implement UN Sanctions on NKorea

China Issues Order to Implement UN Sanctions on NKorea

China Issues Order to Implement UN Sanctions on NKorea …financial markets soar $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX China’s Commerce Ministry issued a ban effective from Tuesday on several imports from NKorea, including coal, iron ore, lead concentrates and ore, lead and seafood, a move that is in line with UN sanctions announced this month. Beijing issued […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: World equities on the defensive. PE The DJIA at 21858, +0.07% was quiet Friday after the fall from 22000 over the week, it can test trendline support near 21700 this week. The Nikkei at 19546, -0.84% opened sharply gap-down MOnday, possibly making up for the Japanese […]

A 5 to 10% Pullback in the Market will be Bullish

A 5 to 10% Pullback in the Market will be Bullish

A 5 to 10% Pullback in the Market will be Bullish And Low Inflation in the US is Like a Tax Cut for the Economy Economist Larry Kudlow, a former adviser to President Ronald Reagan, said he is Bullish stocks because profits are rising, inflation is low and consumer confidence is high. “I’m very Bullish […]

August Markets: Stocks Often Declines as Traders Vacation

August Markets: Stocks Often Declines as Traders Vacation

August Markets: Stocks Often Declines as Traders Vacation $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX It is August and markets are taking time to consolidate the recent big gainers. And this August US President Donald Trump threatens to leash Fire & Fury on NKorea. So, we are seeing the VIX wake up, as swings in stocks and junk […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: The major stock indices are in a corrective mode, and expect to continue for some time before we see a recovery, need to see if the supports near current levels hold for DAX, Nikkei and Nifty. PE DJIA at 21844.01, -0.93%) fell sharply from marks near 22000. The index […]

The Financial Markets are Ignoring the Saber Rattling

The Financial Markets are Ignoring the Saber Rattling

The Financial Markets are Ignoring the Saber Rattling $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Financial markets have not reacted much to the escalation in tensions between the US and NKorea, and that is largely because in the worst-case scenario it is impossible to guess an appropriate price for things like stocks and bonds. It’s hard to price […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: The major stock indices are in a corrective mode, and expect to continue for a 2 -3 or more sessions before I see a recovery.PE DJIA at 22048.70, -0.17% tested 1st resistance near 22200, while that holds, may see a dip to 22000-21800 near term. DAX at […]

The DJIA Has Been Moving from 1 New All-time High to Another

The DJIA Has Been Moving from 1 New All-time High to Another

The DJIA Has Been Moving from 1 New All-time High to Another $DIA, $GLD, $VXX The last article I sent out was on the weekend of July 15, and since then the DJIA has seen 10 new all-time highs. In fact, since July 11 the Dow Jones Industrial Average has increased from 21,409.07 to 22,092.81 […]

Managed Money Saying ‘Reduce Risk’

Managed Money Saying ‘Reduce Risk’

Managed Money Saying ‘Reduce Risk’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $GLD, $VXX Some of the biggest money managers have a message for investors, it is time to reduce risk, aka take some profits off of the table. Investors should pare US stocks and high-yield debt while shifting to lower-risk assets, such as Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities, according to […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: The major stock indices are in a corrective mode, and expect to continue for a 2 -3 of more sessions before I see a recovery.PE DJIA at 22085.34, -0.15% moved up straight to 22180 Tuesday before coming off to close below 22100. Some corrective dip is […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 22118.42, +0.12% is slowly moving towards major resistance near 22200-22250, and could face slight dip from there. Overall near term trend is North. DAX at 12257.17, -0.33% is likely to remain range bound within 12100-12400 for near term. Thereafter see a rise […]

Medical Marijuana Update: Patients are Opting for CBD Instead of Rx Medication

Medical Marijuana Update: Patients are Opting for CBD Instead of Rx Medication

Medical Marijuana Update: Patients are Opting for CBD Instead of Rx Medication $POTN A recent study reveals at 40% of patients who consume high-CBD forms of cannabis stopped using traditional pharmaceutical medications and now use marijuana to treat their symptoms. The survey was conducted by Brightfield Group, a market research firm focused on the legal […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The NAS Comp and the S&P 500 are standing near support after just over a week range trading, there is leadership that can move North and break the indices higher off of the Key support. The US NFPs report was solid enough, thought not great, as the Key indices […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 22092.81, +0.30% moved up in line with my expectation and could move face light rejection near 22200 before again moving North to 22500. DAX at 12297.72, +1.18% bounced sharply off ot support near 12100, while that holds, a test of 12400-12500 looks […]

The Trump Rally Extends, DJIA Marks Its 8th Straight Record High

The Trump Rally Extends, DJIA Marks Its 8th Straight Record High

The Trump Rally Extends, DJIA Marks Its 8th Straight Record High $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The DJIA (Dow Jones Industrial Average) ended on its 8th straight record high Friday, with gains in banks after the NFPs data showed US employers hired more workers than expected in July. The strong jobs report may help clear the […]

Strong US Economy, Strong US Stock Market =Trump Wins Again

Strong US Economy, Strong US Stock Market =Trump Wins Again

Strong US Economy, Strong US Stock Market =Trump Wins Again $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $HD, $AAPL Business guru Ken Langone says that President Donald Trump will easily be re-elected to a 2nd term if the US economy continues to strengthen and the US stock market surges to record highs on a daily basis, this latest streak […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 22026.10, +0.04% is stable in here, and could move slowly North to 22500 where some rejection may come into play. DAX at 12154.72, -0.22% is ranged within the 12350-12080 for the last 9 sessions, and could continue for a bit. There is […]

The Trump Rally Swells Retirement Accounts Balances

The Trump Rally Swells Retirement Accounts Balances

The Trump Rally Swells Retirement Accounts Balances $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Retirement savings account balances have hit all-time highs. A string of record 401(k) and IRA account totals now stretches across three consecutive quarters, according to Q-2 data from Fidelity Investments. The data covers 22,155 companies and 15.1-M 401(k) plan participants, as well as 8.8-M […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 22016.24, +0.24% is moving up and could test 22100-22250 near term from where a short dip is possible. The trend is North. DAX at 12181.48, -0.57% lost most of the gains seen in the Tuesday’s session but is trading above 12080 now. […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 21963.92, +0.33% is moving up as expectation and may move higher towards 22100-22250 in the medium term before seeing a dip to 21750. Near term looks Bullish to me. DAX at 12251.29, +1.10% rose from the support, and the index has risen […]

US Media Ignores ‘The Trump Bull Market’

US Media Ignores ‘The Trump Bull Market’

US Media Ignores ‘The Trump Bull Market’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The DJIA finished at another record high Tuesday. Another batch of upbeat earnings reports Top-weighted technology and financials sectors outperform Crude Oil plunges following 6-session rally, weighs on energy stocks Rate-hike concerns tempered a bit following disappointing June Personal Income & June Construction Spending […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $POTN Commentary: Last Friday, a Justice Department Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety, led by Attorney General Jeff Sessions released its report policy reformers and industry insiders worry that the report will link marijuana to violent crime, laying the basis for a crackdown on marijuana users and purveyors. […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 21891.12, +0.28% up each session little by little. While the near term uptrend remains intact, there could be more room on the Northside towards 22000-22100 medium term. DAX at 12118.25, -0.37% is stable and continues to trade above near term weekly support […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Healthcare reform was scuttled by a vote from maverick US Senator John McCain (R-AZ) a walking dead man shouting his last hurrah. This is not over yet, more this week. President Trump will do the right thing, and stop subsidizing the insurance companies to write bad […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 21830.31, +0.15% continues to rise and looks somewhat Bullish near term, 1st resistance is 22000 in here. DAX at 12162.70, -0.40% is testing support now, and while that holds, the index has a chance of moving up towards 12750-13000. Only a clear […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 21796.55, +0.39% is firmly Bullish and could continue to move North near term. Looking at this momentum, DJIA could rally towards 22000 sooner than expected. DAX at 12212.04, -0.76% came off from 12340 instead of rising towards 12400. Note: 1st support is […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 21711.01, +0.45% rose above 21700 Wednesday indicating resumption of the long term uptrend (Trump Rally), and has enough room on the upside towards 21800 in the coming sessions. Near term likely to remain Bullish, as I see it. DAX at 1235.11, +0.33% […]

US New Home Sales Rise in June, Prices Fall

US New Home Sales Rise in June, Prices Fall

US New Home Sales Rise in June, Prices Fall $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Sales of new homes rose slightly in June, hitting their highest level in 3 months, as demand for housing remained stiff, according to government data released Wednesday. But prices retreated from an all-time high and supplies rose, suggesting new construction could be […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 21613.43, +0.47%may be ranged within 21700-21500 for the next 2-3 of sessions. There is some chance of testing 21800 on the Northside while 1st support near 21500 holds. DAX at 12264.31, +0.45% trying to recover from near 12140, and could rise […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: See no major movement in the stock market ahead of the FOMC policy meeting due Wednesday. Most of the indices are trading lower and are in a corrective mode. There could be some more falls near term. PE DJIA at 21513.17, -0.31% has come off from […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Lots of data happening this week. Consumer Confidence, New Home Sales, Durable Goods, GDP Q-2 estimate, and the FOMC meet Wednesday. A relatively strong GDP estimate at 2.8% is anticipated. If that happens, it may toughen up the FOMC’s statement on Wednesday, as the Fed may […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 21580.07, -0.15% bounced sharply from 21500 but could be trading in the 21500-21750 region for a few more sessions before deciding its direction. While support near 21500 holds, near term looks Bullish to me. DAX at 12240.06, -1.66% broke below 12400 […]

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