Tax Cuts Do Boost Large and Small Business Investment

Tax Cuts Do Boost Large and Small Business Investment

Tax Cuts Do Boost Large and Small Business Investment $DIA, $SPY, QQQ, $VXX Fact: Lower corporate tax rates will lead to more investment projects and thus more aggregate economic activity. When companies, big and small, have more “free cash” at hand, they tend to invest more, and this effect is distinct from any effect of […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Overall global stocks look Bullish on the US House passing it tax reform bill. PE DJIA at 23458.36, +0.80% bounced back sharply from above 23200 levels contrary to expectations. While there is still room to test 23000, while that holds a rally to 23600-23700 looks likely medium […]

Homeownership Does Not Build Wealth Like Other Investments

Homeownership Does Not Build Wealth Like Other Investments

Homeownership Does Not Build Wealth Like Other Investments $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX A home is a place to live, raise ad family and thrive, if it goes up in value it is a lucky extra Homeownership is necessarily better than paying rent, according to a study Florida Atlantic University, Florida International University and the University […]

House of Representatives Pass ‘Sweeping’ Tax Reform Bill

House of Representatives Pass ‘Sweeping’ Tax Reform Bill

House of Representatives Pass ‘Sweeping’ Tax Reform Bill Bulls Take Control of Financial Markets $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The House of Representatives approved a package of tax cuts affecting businesses, individuals and families Thursday, moving Republicans and President Donald Trump an important step closer to the biggest tax code overhaul in a generation. The largely […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Stock indexes are trading lower, and that may extend for a few more sessions.PE DJIA at 23271.28, -0.59% has come down, and could head to my target at 23200-23000 in the next few sessions. Note: 23000 is Key near term support and likely to hold medium term producing […]

Inflation is Back, Meaning Growth is Back

Inflation is Back, Meaning Growth is Back

Inflation is Back, Meaning Growth is Back $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Underlying US consumer prices increased in October on the back of a pickup in rents and healthcare costs, bolstering the view that a recent dis-inflationary trend worrying the Fed probably had ended. The rise in the consumer price index, excluding the volatile food and […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Stock indexes are trading lower, and that may extend for a few more sessions.PE Resistance near 23600 on DJIA at 23409.47, -0.13% is holding now, and could push DJIA down to 23200-23000  near term. Near term likely to remain Neutral to Bearish. DAX at 13033.48, -0.31%) bounced […]

America’s Small-Business Optimism Running Very High

America’s Small-Business Optimism Running Very High

America’s Small-Business Optimism Still Very High $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX More small-business owners last month said they expect higher sales and think that now is a good time to expand, according to the October NFIB Index of Small Business Optimism, released Tuesday. “Owners became much more positive about the economic environment last month, which suggests […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 23439.70, +0.07% sees near term support at 23320 and has some chances of moving up from here to 23500 and higher. A break below 23320 will take it lower to 22800 near term. DAX at 13074.42, -0.04% moved to support at 12900-13000, and bounced […]

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) a $1-T Company Within Year

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) a $1-T Company Within Year

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) a $1-T Company Within Year $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $AMZN Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) says it believes online giant  Amazon.com Inc. may reach a 2,000/share price in the next 12 months. “Amazon’s high margin aka revenue disclosure speaks to the $1-T (2,000/share) sum of parts Bull case.” Morgan Stanley reiterated its overweight rating for […]

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 lot of US economic data this week to digest. Including but not limited to: PPI, CPI, New York and Philly PMI, Retail sales for October, Inventories, Capacity and Utilization. Last week the big names that just broke out of bases tested their […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 23422.21, -0.17% is coming off resistance on the 3-day candle, and the dip may last for some more time heading to 22800 medium term, or a clear break above 1st resistance could take it up to 24000 this week. DAX at 13127.47, -0.42% is […]

US Consumer Sentiment Falls on Inflation, Rate-Hike Fears

US Consumer Sentiment Falls on Inflation, Rate-Hike Fears

US Consumer Sentiment Falls on Inflation, Rate-Hike Fears $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US Consumers remain optimistic about employment and the economy. US consumer sentiment in fell on expectations that inflation and interest rates will rise, according to a University of Michigan report Friday. Highlights of Michigan Sentiment Indicator (November, preliminary) Sentiment index dropped to 97.8 (est. 100.8) […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 23461.94, -0.43% sees 1st support near 23400, next support on the weekly at 23000. While that holds, there could be a dip in the DJIA Friday before  trying to rise medium term. DAX at 13182.56, -1.49% has come off from resistance seen on the […]

Continuing US Jobless Claims Rose Ahead of Estimates

Continuing US Jobless Claims Rose Ahead of Estimates

Continuing US Jobless Claims Rose Ahead of Estimates $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than estimated last week, suggesting that hurricane related claims processing has begun to improve. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 239,000 for the week ended 4 November, […]

The Trump Rally: DJIA Up 29%, as Banks, Tech Shares Soar

The Trump Rally: DJIA Up 29%, as Banks, Tech Shares Soar

The Trump Rally: DJIA Up 29%, as Banks, Tech Shares Soar $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Just 1 year ago, when it was not clear that Republican Donald Trump had upset and defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton to the US Presidency, futures in the DJIA dove nearly 900 points. However, at the close of trading of that […]

1 Year Into Trump Presidency, Investment Funds Show Strong Growth

1 Year Into Trump Presidency, Investment Funds Show Strong Growth

1 Year Into Trump Presidency, Investment Funds Show Strong Growth $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Assets managed by US-based funds have grown substantially, led by equity funds, since Donald Trump won the US Presidency 1 year ago. Though financial markets have been broadly skeptical about the ability of The Trump Presidency to pass significant political reforms […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 23548.42, +0.04% is stable, and is open to test 23800 in here. Near to medium term looks Bullish to me. DAX at 13468.79, -0.07% likely to trade sideways in the 13500-13400 for a few sessions before resuming the uptrend. A clear break below 13400 […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX This is a big week for earnings, and last week earnings certainly aided the market action, as a lot of  stocks that were set to move make their breaks North There were some big names in chips, software, even drugs were positive, so let positions run, pick […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 23539.19, +0.10% closed Friday’s session at higher marks. The Northside is open for a test at 23800. Near term looks Bullish to me. DAX at 13478.86, +0.28% is quiet, and has been stable since Friday. DAX could attempt a rise to 13600-13700 near term. […]

The Trump Rally is Almost 1 Year Old

The Trump Rally is Almost 1 Year Old

The Trump Rally is Almost 1 Year Old $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $AAPL Friday, the US major stock market indexes finished the longest string of weekly gainers since Y 2013 as Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) results and strong services sector data added to the continuing and growing optimism in the economy. US Dollar (.DXY) index rose, […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 23516.26, +0.35% moving up and the 3-day line showing a possibility of a rise to 24000 maybe in this month. Near to medium term looks strongly Bullish to me. DAX at 13440.93, -0.18% is testing resistance on the 3-day candle, but at […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Overall, the global indexes look strong and Bullish near term. But, the exhaustion levels for the indices are not very far off. We could soon see a healthy correction medium term.PE DJIA at 23435.01, +0.25% wants to move up after a few sessions of sideways consolidation. A rise […]

The Trump Effect: Americans Positive About US Economy

The Trump Effect: Americans Positive About US Economy

The Trump Effect: Americans Positive About US Economy $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US companies added the most workers in 7 months in October as hiring rebounded from a drop in September coming from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. The ADP National Employment Report said private employers hired […]

Investor Optimism Highest Since Crash of 1987

Investor Optimism Highest Since Crash of 1987

Investor Optimism Highest Since Crash of 1987 $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI The US and global stock market’s seemingly unstoppable rise to record highs has boosted investor optimism to levels not seen since the Crash of 1987, some are worried. The difference between The Bulls and The Bears has not  been this high in 30 years, […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 23377.24, +0.12% closed higher, and  remains stable in here, 23250-23200 could act as 1st and 2nd supports for the coming sessions, which could then drive DJIA up to 23500-23750. DAX at 13229.57, +0.09% looks Bullish in here, and could head 13300-13500 near […]

US Consumer Confidence at 17 Year Highs

US Consumer Confidence at 17 Year Highs

US Consumer Confidence at 17 Year Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US consumer confidence rose more than expected in October to the highest mark since Y 2000, as Americans grew more confident about the economy and job market, according to figures Tuesday from the New York-based Conference Board. Highlights of Consumer Confidence (October) Confidence index rose to […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Global stock indexes are all strong and the Bulls are not giving ground now except Shanghai and Nikkei. Nikkei could be vulnerable to a fall in here, while Shanghai remains ranged. PE DJIA at 23348.74, -0.36% is stable near current marks for the last 3-4 sessions. 23250-23500 region […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street + DC Monday

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street + DC Monday

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street + DC Monday $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Big Deal…there was no market reaction to the Mueller story leaked to CNN Friday. Maybe Robert Mueller will be indicted, he was not. Paul Manafort and Rick Gates were, they surrendered voluntarily, were processed, arraigned, surrendered their passports, posted bonds, and when […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 23400.86, +0.31% stable above 23250, and will attempt a rise to 23750, longer term, 23750-24000  could be an immediate top for DJIA, but maybe not. Do not call  tops. DAX at 13133.28, +1.39% breaking above 13100, possibly inviting The Bulls to take […]

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 […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: DJIA saw all resistances broken Tuesday. Overall the major stock indices are in a rally and may soon reach their exhaustion point from where a correction of 8 – 10% is possible medium to long term and maybe not. PE DJIA at 23329.46, -0.48% has rallied from 21750 could […]

Morningstar’s Fund Ratings are a Failure at Predicting Winners

Morningstar’s Fund Ratings are a Failure at Predicting Winners

Morningstar’s Fund Ratings are a Failure at Predicting Winners $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Those 5 Star ratings are meaningless predictors of future performance. Heffernan Capital Management does not buy or rely on any data published by Morningstar Morningstar Inc. a US publisher of mutual fund ratings that investors use to decide which investments to make, does […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: DJIA saw all resistances broken Tuesday. PE DJIA at 23441.76, +0.72% The Trump Rally extends. The Bulls remain strong, and may continue to dominate prices for some time to come. Test to 23500-24000 would not come as a surprise to me into the end of the year. DAX at […]

The Trump Rally Extends Marking Another Record Close

The Trump Rally Extends Marking Another Record Close

The Trump Rally Extends Marking Another Record Close $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX  Investors bought the Dip DJIA outperforms Super earnings reports from Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) and 3M (NYSE:MMM) The market’s rally to record highs since last year’s US Presidential election has the feeling of being risk-free, as the S&P 500 established a record of 243 trading […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: DJIA saw all resistances broken last Friday. PE DJIA 23273.96, -0.23% saw its 1st dip since its rally from 22288 seen on 28 September 2017. If the pul back continues, we could see it extend towards 23200-23000 near term. DAX at 13003.14, +0.09% remain in the 1310-12900 area, and […]

US Stock Indexes “Pause to Refresh” After Record Runs

US Stock Indexes “Pause to Refresh” After Record Runs

US Stock Indexes “Pause to Refresh” After Record Runs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US stocks paused to refresh Monday as each of the major Wall Street indexes retreated from record highs  General Electric (NYSE:GE) down 6.3%, saw its biggest 1-day percentage decliner in more than 6 years after a host of brokerages cut their price […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Earnings and Data the focus on Wall Street this week. On the Data Front: Durable goods, New home sales, GDP, Michigan Sentiment Indicator (MSI) final October. On the Earnings Front: So far the responses were tepid but have not hurt the market. The financial held and are […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: DJIA saw all resistances broken last Friday. PE DJIA at 22328.63, +0.71% saw all resistances broken, and the index has been sharply rallying to make fresh highs almost daily. While the momentum remains intact, 23400-23500 is seen in the next few days. DAX at 12991.28, +0.01%, dip seen […]

Media Ignores 6th Weekly Gainer as US Stock Market Post Record Highs

Media Ignores 6th Weekly Gainer as US Stock Market Post Record Highs

Media Ignores 6th Weekly Gainer as US Stock Market Post Record Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The Trump Rally Extends Tax Reform ahead Unemployment at lows not seen since 1973 The US stock market hit another all-time high on Friday, but the “fake media” did not spend much time covering that, President Donald Trump Tweeted […]

Financials, Tech Led US Market to Record Highs, Again

Financials, Tech Led US Market to Record Highs, Again

Financials, Tech Led US Market to Record Highs, Again $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Senate takes another step toward tax reform by passing budget blueprint Top-weighted financials and technology sectors show relative strength Technology and Financial stocks lifted Wall Street Friday, as investor optimism received a fresh boost from Washington, where The Trump Administration stepped closer […]

President Trump’s Tax Reform Imminent, as Senate Passes Budget

President Trump’s Tax Reform Imminent, as Senate Passes Budget

President Trump’s Tax Reform Imminent, as Senate Passes Budget $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ Late Thursday, Senate Republicans pushed a $4-T budget through in a major step forward for President Trump’s promise of massive tax cuts and reform. The 51-49 vote set the stage for debate later this year to dramatically overhaul the US tax code for […]

US Stocks Hold Record Gains, as USD Declines 

US Stocks Hold Record Gains, as USD Declines 

US Stocks Hold Record Gains, as USD Declines $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Thursday, US stocks posted another gainer to finish at a fresh all-time high as gains in defensive shares offset declines sparked by Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL). US Treasuries were flat, the USD fell on speculation the Fed will maintain its gradual approach to rate […]

The $64-T Question, How Long Can This Bull Market Run

The $64-T Question, How Long Can This Bull Market Run

The $64-T Question, How Long Can This Bull Market Run $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $VXX This week the DJIA a made a new all-time high, the 68th of the year, and in this Trump Rally there is no indication of a market correction to be seen on the horizon in the Dow Jones’ BEV chart below. The Dow […]

The Trump Rally Drives DJIA to Record 23,157.60

The Trump Rally Drives DJIA to Record 23,157.60

The Trump Rally Drives DJIA to Record 23,157.60 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The DJIA marked 23,002 Tuesday intra-day, but closed just below the ’round’ mark. This latest 1,000-point increase was covered in half the time it took the index to move from 21,000 to 22,000. Wednesday, the US major stock market indexes finished at: DJIA +160.16 at 23157.60, […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 22997.44, +0.18% has marked my target at 23000, the Bullish momentum looks strong for the coming sessions which could drive DJIA to 23250 realsoon. DAX at 12995.06, -0.07% is trading along the Key resistance at 13000-13050, and could remain sideways for a […]

DJIA Marks 23,000 Intra-day as The Trump Rally Extends

DJIA Marks 23,000 Intra-day as The Trump Rally Extends

DJIA Marks 23,000 Intra-day as The Trump Rally Extends $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) broke above the 23,000 mark intra-day for the 1st time Tuesday, driven by strong earnings from UnitedHealth (NYSE:UHC) and Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), finishing the session just below that milestone mark. The index, which surpassed similar […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Global stock indices look Bullish now to me. DJIA could be set up for some more to the North in the coming sessions, Nikkei and DAX may pause to refresh near here. PE DJIA at 22956.96, +0.37% is rising towards 23000-23250 near term. Then a small dip […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 22871.72, +0.13% is headed to my expected 23000-23250 marks near term. Overall my view remains Bullish for this week. DAX at 12991.87, +0.07% made an intra-week high at resistance of 13036 last week and if DAX rises above 13036, could indicate a move […]

US Economy Shifting into High Gear, as Obama Era Reg’s are Shredded

US Economy Shifting into High Gear, as Obama Era Reg’s are Shredded

US Economy Shifting into High Gear, as Obama Era Reg’s are Shredded $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Financials dominated the earnings front Friday after kicking off Q-3 earnings season Thursday The US stock market moved higher on the week, marking new record highs again. The DJIA led the advance, adding 0.4%, as both the NAS Comp and […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 22841.01, -0.14% may have a chance to testing at 23000-23250 near term. DAX at 12982.89, +0.09% may continue to trade sideways and spend some frames without any actual definitive movement. Nikkei at 21003.50, +0.23% has made a multi-year high after breaking above Key […]

The Fed Wants to Take Credit for The Trump Rally

The Fed Wants to Take Credit for The Trump Rally

 The Fed Wants to Take Credit for The Trump Rally $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX President Donald Trump is given credit for record-high stock prices following his November election, now a new study published by the Fed suggests the central bank has played a role. Tax cuts were bad news for the stock market in the […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA 22872.89, +0.18% is trading just at the resistance on the 3-Day candle, at the same time broke resistance on the weekly candle indicating a rise towards 23250, while trading above 22850, 23000-23250 could be tested soon. DAX at 12970.68, +0.17% is ranged within 13000-12900, […]

US Stock Market Marks Another Record High

US Stock Market Marks Another Record High

US Stock Market Marks Another Record High $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Stocks Hit Record Highs Ahead of Earnings Season, as The Trump Rally Extends Wednesday, US President Donald Trump Tweets brought attention to “unprecedented growth” in the stock market and other Key economic markers.  Follow Donald J. Trump  ✔@realDonaldTrump Stock Market has increased by 5.2 […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA 22830.68, +0.31% could face rejection from resistance zone of 22800-22850 levels and could possibly see a corrective dip in the next few sessions. Only on a break above 22850, we would look at higher levels of 23000. DAX 12949.25, -0.21% is trading below major […]

“If Hillary Would Have Won, Markets Would Have Gone Down”

“If Hillary Would Have Won, Markets Would Have Gone Down”

“If Hillary Would Have Won, Markets Would Have Gone Down” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX DJIA finishes at a fresh record high, as The Trump Rally extends. US President Donald Trump takes a well-deserved victory lap as the stock market has soared since his election victory over Hillary Clinton, as our stock market is at all-time highs […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 22761.07, -0.06% could trade below the resistance near 22800-22850, and may have been exhausted after the recent rally in the last few weeks. A pause could be expected where DJIA may trade sideways in the 22500-22800. A test of 22500 could happen […]

Sentiment Indicators are Very Bullishness

Sentiment Indicators are Very Bullishness

Sentiment Indicators are Very Bullishness $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The recent economic reports have been overall positive, and better than expected. Many of those reports were sentiment oriented, reflecting optimism about the future of the economy. Markets responded to the notion of tax reform, with US stock markets providing a steady stream of all time […]

Things Change When Bond Yields Begin to Rise

Things Change When Bond Yields Begin to Rise

Things Change When Bond Yields Begin to Rise $DIA, $GLD, $SLV Last week the DJIA closed at new all-time highs, with Friday’s close being just a whisker from making it 5 days in a row. Looking at the daily closes for the Dow Jones (Blue Plot below) with its 52Wk High Line (Green Plot), since […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The econ data feed this week includes: PPI, CPI, Retail Sales, Michigan Sentiment (MSI) October preliminary. San Francisco is finding out that the higher minimum wage and the high cost of Barack Obamacare aka ACA compliance with restaurants is causing some of the middle market favorites to […]

President Trump Ends ‘War’ on Investors and Investing

President Trump Ends ‘War’ on Investors and Investing

President Trump Ends ‘War’ on Investors and Investing $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX President Donald Trump is “ending the punishment of investment,” and businesses are “very positive” about the economic future. Analyst Larry Kudlow said in a TV interview Sunday, that investors should “fear not.” “There’s a lot momentum building in Washington… for the tax cuts,” […]

US Stocks Finished Flat to Unchanged on a Positive Week

US Stocks Finished Flat to Unchanged on a Positive Week

US Stocks Finished Flat to Unchanged on a Positive Week $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The S&P 500 eased a bit Friday, ending a 6-day run of record highs as the 1st monthly decliner in US NFPs in 7 years dampened sentiment and pharmacy shares fell on Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) competition concerns. The benchmark’s slight decline follow […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Most indices gained according to my expectations, and the Bulls are in charge PE DJIA at 22775.39, +0.50% broke above all resistances, and the Bulls are in control now. While the Northside momentum is intact, see a rise towards 23000-23250 soon. DAX at 12968.05, -0.02% is stable Friday, […]

Trump Rally Extends to Record Highs on Wall Street

Trump Rally Extends to Record Highs on Wall Street

Trump Rally Extends to Record Highs on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX No one is interested in selling this market, signaling that America’s investors are polling Very Positive for President Donald Trump, no matter what the left press is broadcasting, aka Fake News.  Again Thursday, the major US stock market indexes rose to record […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Again, most indices gained contrary to the expectations of many analysts (not me), but could soon test resistance, and perhaps fade a bit. PE DJIA at 22661.64, +0.09% is trading higher. 22750 is the 1st target for the next few sessions. DAX at 12970.52, +0.53% may face rejection at […]

A Quiet Day on Wall Street, Posting Record Highs

A Quiet Day on Wall Street, Posting Record Highs

A Quiet Day on Wall Street, Posting Record Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $WFC Wall Street extended The Trump Rally marking record highs Wednesday on quiet trade. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson denied NBC’s report that he considered resigning, allaying fears of fresh turmoil in The Trump Administration. The S&P 500 and the NAS […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Again, most indices gained contrary to the expectations of many analysts (not me), but could soon test resistance, and fade a bit. PE DJIA at 22641.67, +0.37% has been moving up ignoring all political and recognizing economic growth factors. New highs this week could enable The Trump […]

The US Economy Growing Under President Trump’s Policies

The US Economy Growing Under President Trump’s Policies

The US Economy Growing Under President Trump’s Policies $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US economy growing under US President Trump’s developing economic policies. Nevertheless stock market pessimists are warning investors to moderate their optimism over President Donald Trump’s proposed tax cuts. Stocks raced to records last week and again this week, the USD hit a 2-month high and […]

The Trump Rally Extends, Autos, Airlines Advance

The Trump Rally Extends, Autos, Airlines Advance

The Trump Rally Extends, Autos, Airlines Advance $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US economy growing under US President Trump’s developing economic policies. The major US stock indexes posted record high closes Tuesday, helped by gains in airlines and as carmakers rose after strong September vehicle sales. Major automakers posted higher US new vehicle sales in September […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Most indices gained sharply contrary to the expectations of many analysts (not me), but could soon test resistance, and fade a bit. PE DJIA at 22557.60, +0.68% spiked on the ISM Manufacturing Index came in higher than expected at 60.8 in September, the highest since May 2004 […]

US Stock Indexes Post Record Highs Despite Las Vegas ‘Horror’ 

US Stock Indexes Post Record Highs Despite Las Vegas ‘Horror’ 

US Stock Indexes Post Record Highs Despite Las Vegas ‘Horror’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The S&P 500 and the DJIA traded just below record highs touched at the open Monday, in a strong start to Q-4, boosted by financials and healthcare stocks and after economic data pointed to underlying strength in the economy. Shares of […]

You and the US Stock Market: Big Q’s & A’s

You and the US Stock Market: Big Q’s & A’s

You and the US Stock Market: Big Q’s & A’s $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The US and global stock markets have hit record highs this year, as investors celebrate their gainers. But the record do not seem instilling a sense of excitement in everyone. Some investors are nervous, certain that a major correction is overdue, […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI DJIA at 22381.20, +0.18% is stable above 22200, and while that holds, some chances of a rise to 22400 or higher may happen. A clear break below 22200 could push it to 22000, or a rise above 22400 could drive it to 22600 near term. 50/50 chances for […]

US Economic Growth Revised Up to 3.1% in Q-2, Stocks Close at Record Highs

US Economic Growth Revised Up to 3.1% in Q-2, Stocks Close at Record Highs

US Economic Growth Revised Up to 3.1% in Q-2, Stocks Close at Record Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Wall Street edged higher Thursday, as the S&P 500 marked a record high, while investors show confidence that President Donald Trump will make progress on his tax reform plan. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said President Trump’s […]

The Market Update for September

The Market Update for September

The Market Update for September $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $GLD, $SLV The Dow Jones (NYSEArca:DIA) made 7 new BEV Zeros (new all-time highs) in the past 3 weeks; it cannot make a decent correction if it continues doing that.  And that’s one thing this market needs to do – make a decent correction.  The Dow Jones […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Corrective dips are expected in most of the indices except DAX, which has some more room on the Northside before pausing to refresh. PE DJIA at 22340.71,+0.25% could stay stable near current marks or move South towards 22200-22100 near term. While DJIA remains below 22600, Bearishness may remain intact […]

US Investors Cheer President Trump’s Tax Reform Plan

US Investors Cheer President Trump’s Tax Reform Plan

US Investors Cheer President Trump’s Tax Reform Plan $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Wednesday, US President Donald Trump said his tax-reform plan would “deliver historic tax relief to the American people” and would “dramatically reform America’s outdated, complex, and extremely burdensome tax code.” “It’s a relic,” President Trump told a crowd at the State Fairgrounds in […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Overall the world’s major stock indices are in an uptrend, but could see some consolidation, pullback or healthy corrections (10%) in the coming sessions. PE DJIA 22284.32, -0.05% looks Bearish to 22200-22100, could test these marks soon. DJIA while tradng below 22400, near term looks Bearish to me. DAX at 12605.20, […]

NKorea’s Aging MiGs do Not Stand a Chance Vs Modern US Fighter Jets

NKorea’s Aging MiGs do Not Stand a Chance Vs Modern US Fighter Jets

NKorea’s Aging MiGs do Not Stance a Chance Vs Modern US Fighter Jets $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Military analysts say NKorea does not have either the capability or the intent to attack US bombers and fighter jets, despite the country’s top diplomat saying it has every right to do it. They view the remark by […]

Fed May Have Misjudged Low Inflation

Fed May Have Misjudged Low Inflation

Fed May Have Misjudged Low Inflation $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Expect President Trump to fill the Fed vacancies with pro-growth advocates. Econ 101, No inflation, No growth. Tuesday, the expected outgoing Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen acknowledged that the central bank is puzzled by the persistence of unusually low inflation and that it might have […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Overall the world’s major stock indices are in an uptrend, but could see some consolidation, pullback or healthy corrections (10%) in the coming sessions. PE DJIA 22296.09, -0.24% moved back up from support near 22200 Monday, but could again try to test 22200-22100 near term. DAX at […]

Fed Must See Higher Prices Before Another Rate Hike

Fed Must See Higher Prices Before Another Rate Hike

Fed Must See Higher Prices Before Another Rate Hike $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The Federal Reserve should wait until there are clear signs that American paychecks and prices are rising before raising interest rates again, a Fed bank president and FOMC voter, said Monday, warning that moving too fast would be a policy “misstep.” Chicago […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

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

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

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

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

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

Warning, SEC Breach May Impact Trillions of Dollars

Warning, SEC Breach May Impact Trillions of Dollars

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

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

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

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

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

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

Dow Jones Industrial Average Marks Another Record High

Dow Jones Industrial Average Marks Another Record High

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

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

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

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