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 […]

US Fuel Economy Standards Unrealistic

US Fuel Economy Standards Unrealistic

US Fuel Economy Standards Unrealistic $F, $GM, $TM, $FCAU, $VLKAY, $HMC The Trump administration is continuing its efforts to roll back Obama-Era regulations, and the Clean Power Plan may be next. The signature plan under former President Barack Hussein Obama was finalized in Y 2015 as part of ongoing efforts to fight climate change. The rule required […]

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 […]

Doubt Cast on Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Production Capabilities

Doubt Cast on Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Production Capabilities

Doubt Cast on Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Production Capabilities $TSLA, $AXL, $F, $GM, $MGA, $DLPH, $BWA, $RACE The world’s top auto-parts suppliers do not buy the enthusiasm about the EV hyped by Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) hypemeister CEO Elon Musk. Executives at 5 of the 25 biggest suppliers to automakers in North America have all downplayed this month expectations […]

Top 10 Countries with the Cheapest and Most Expensive Gasoline Prices

Top 10 Countries with the Cheapest and Most Expensive Gasoline Prices

Top 10 Countries with the Cheapest and Most Expensive Gasoline Prices The price of Crude Oil has remain volatile in recent months, even as the supply glut continues amidst stagnating demand. Although the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) along with other major Crude Oil producers agreed to maintain output cuts until early next year, […]

Consumer Confidence Dims on Economy

Consumer Confidence Dims on Economy

Consumer Confidence Dims on Economy $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Consumer confidence slid in July from the prior month on dimmer views of the US economy’s prospects and lingering concerns among higher-income earners about global market conditions. The University of Michigan said Friday that its final index of sentiment (MSI) declined to 90 this month from […]

“Zero Emissions” from Electric Vehicles is Bunk

“Zero Emissions” from Electric Vehicles is Bunk

“Zero Emissions” from Electric Vehicles is Bunk $TSLA Electric vehicles (EV) are seen by many as the harbinger of an environmentally Neutral future. Industry as assure consumers of “Zero Emissions,” and US President Barack Hussein Obama promised a 1-M on the road by Y 2015. Another, failed promise from the “Hopemiester” as less than 450-K […]

People are Asking, “Are Electric Cars the Future of Motoring?”

People are Asking, “Are Electric Cars the Future of Motoring?”

People are Asking, “Are Electric Cars the Future of Motoring?” $GM, $TSLA, $DDAIF, $BMW:DE, $POAHY Not too long EV’s (electric vehicles) were a rarity on the road and the track, and dream of hardcore environmentalists. That seems to be changing now and consumers are to believe the media hyperbole and some industry experts, EV’s will […]

Wednesday’s Outlook for WTI & Brent Crude Oil

Wednesday’s Outlook for WTI & Brent Crude Oil

Wednesday’s Outlook for WTI & Brent Crude Oil $USO, $OIL Tuesday, Wall Street saw a choppy day, warring between weaker US macro-economic data and firm energy prices. Despite falling early in the day, both DJIA and S&P 500 indices marked gains at the end of the day, adding +0.07% and +0.19% respectively, but the NAS […]