Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Key Quarterly Financial Report Coming

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Key Quarterly Financial Report Coming

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Key Quarterly Earnings Report Coming $TSLA Selling Vapor Ware and taking deposits on cars that cannot be produced and delivered do not produce earnings. Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Mission: “Accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy.” It says soon on its website. My Big Q is: Why? The Big A: 1st Tesla has to prove it […]

National Mandate for a Big GOP Victory in November, Brings Overseas Investors to US

National Mandate for a Big GOP Victory in November, Brings Overseas Investors to US

National Mandate for a Big GOP Victory in November, Brings Overseas Investors to US $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The 2018 midterm elections only 17 days away, + the political and earnings seasons are in full swing with the S&P 500 numbers coming in higher that expected with 20% of the member reported. The Big […]

Disruption and Investors’ Fear of Missing Out

Disruption and Investors’ Fear of Missing Out

Disruption and Investors’ Fear of Missing Out $NFLX, $TSLA A new study from UC Riverside and the Rotterdam School of Management finds that fear of missing out motivates investors to give money early to startups with a disruptive vision. Many early backers are reluctant to invest too much in unproven ideas that might not take […]

Elon Musk Cannot Return as Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Chairman W/O Shareholder Vote

Elon Musk Cannot Return as Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Chairman W/O Shareholder Vote

Elon Musk Cannot Return as Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Chairman W/O Shareholder Vote $TSLA The vote shows the SEC is protecting investors. If Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk, 47 anni, ever wants to return as Chairman, shareholders will have to vote on it. The requirement is detailed in a court brief filed jointly Thursday by Tesla and the Securities […]

US Financial Market ‘Flushing’ Out Excesses Ahead of Santa Claus Rally

US Financial Market ‘Flushing’ Out Excesses Ahead of Santa Claus Rally

US Financial Market ‘Flushing’ Out Excesses Ahead of Santa Claus Rally $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Investor Fear Can Only Mean Stocks Will Surge Even Higher The CBOE Volatility Index spiked to 25.57, its highest mark since February. Byron Wien predicts that the stock market will rally after the midterm elections The next recession is 3 or […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Embattled CEO, Chides Funds That Lend Shares to Short-sellers

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Embattled CEO, Chides Funds That Lend Shares to Short-sellers

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Embattled CEO, Chides Funds That Lend Shares to Short-sellers $TSLA, $BLK, $VTI Accused by Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk of making “excessive profit” by lending shares to *Short-sellers, Top index fund companies shot back Friday that they are only looking out for their investors. The responses from BlackRock Inc and Vanguard Group came […]

This is All You Need to Know About Bitcoin and Blockchain

This is All You Need to Know About Bitcoin and Blockchain

This is All You Need to Know About Bitcoin and Blockchain $BTCUSD, $BLCN  Bitcoin and the alternative cryptocurrencies, aka altcoins, are cryptic to say the least. Some people consider bitcoin a currency, others an investment and still others a store of value. Even government agencies cannot agree on what bitcoin really is. The IRS treats it […]

Elon Musk’s Ultimatum to Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): “Fight SEC, Else I Quit”

Elon Musk’s Ultimatum to Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): “Fight SEC, Else I Quit”

Elon Musk’s Ultimatum to Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): “Fight SEC, Else I Quit” $TSLA Tesla is not an investment, it is a speculation played by professionals, retail participants should proceed with Caution. After the Securities and Exchange Commission accused Elon Musk of securities fraud, Tesla’s board defied regulators, issuing a provocative statement saying that it was “fully […]

Institutional Investors are Quietly Adding Cryptocurrencies to Holdings

Institutional Investors are Quietly Adding Cryptocurrencies to Holdings

Institutional Investors are Quietly Adding Cryptocurrencies to Holdings $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Institutional investors are becoming more involved in the $220-B cryptocurrency market than many observers may realize. Buyers such as hedge funds have replaced HNWIs (high-net-worth individuals) as the biggest buyers of large lots of digital coins worth more than $100-K through private transactions.. The Big […]

Retail Investors Coming into Stock in Droves

Retail Investors Coming into Stock in Droves

Retail Investors Coming into Stock in Droves $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX US stocks delivered the best Quarterly run in almost 5 years, luring retail investors back into the longest Bull market on record just as Wall Street started flashing yellow lights. Individual investors drew down cash balances at brokerage accounts to record lows as […]

Barrick (ABX) Buying Randgold (GOLD) for $18.3-B Forming Giant Global Gold Miner

Barrick (ABX) Buying Randgold (GOLD) for $18.3-B Forming Giant Global Gold Miner

Barrick (ABX) Buying Randgold (GOLD) for $18.3-B Forming Giant Global Gold Miner $ABX, $GOLD Barrick Gold (NYSE:ABX), the world’s largest Bullion producer by value, is about to become even bigger as it has agreed to buy Randgold Resources (LON:RRS, OTCMKT:GOLD) in a $18.3-B share deal, the biggest in the gold sector in the past 3 years. The […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Vs US Dollar (USD)

Bitcoin (BTC) Vs US Dollar (USD)

Bitcoin (BTC) Vs US Dollar (USD) $BTCUSD Trading in Bitcoin (BTC) and other digital coins continues to be very volatile, as the cryptocurrency market ramps up once again, running past the 6,000 mark: Bitcoin is the #1 cryptocurrency. Bitcoin remains highly correlated with the other digital coins, known aptly as the altcoins. When bitcoin rises, these […]

Savvy Investors Are Starting To Buy Gold

Savvy Investors Are Starting To Buy Gold

Savvy Investors Are Starting To Buy Gold $GLD, $SLV, $USD. $ABX, $GOLD, $FNV Savvy investors will start stocking up now on gold since roaring inflation is poised to soon ravage global economies, Barron’s reports. “Inflation is starting to pick up in the US and in much of the world as central banks shrink their enormous […]

The Trump Market, DJIA Marks Another Record High

The Trump Market, DJIA Marks Another Record High

The Trump Market, DJIA Marks Another Record High $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Friday, the Industrials led DJIA to a new closing high Friday ahead of Monday’s major sector reshuffle, capping a week in which investors shrugged off trade dispute concerns. Declines in the FAANGs dragged on equity benchmarks, helping erase the session’s gains on […]

Let’s Consider Silver’s Very Low Numbers

Let’s Consider Silver’s Very Low Numbers

Let’s Consider Silver’s Very Low Numbers $SLV, $GLD The Devils Metal will bounce right back up in symmetrical proportionally when the short covering begins to happen. Let’s consider silver’s numbers. The 52-wk low in specs’ silver-futures shorts was 41.5-K contracts in mid-September 2017.  Getting back there would require an astounding 78.6-K contracts of short-covering buying.  […]

Savvy Investors Are Buying Blockchain Technology Stocks

Savvy Investors Are Buying Blockchain Technology Stocks

Savvy Investors Are Buying Blockchain Technology Stocks $IBM, $GBTC, $BR The technology known as blockchain is what the cryptocurrency market is built on. However, that is not its only function, it is also being used to change nearly every industry that deals with transactions and ledgers. Yes, there is Key connection between blockchain and cryptocurrencies, […]

Gold Dips on News of Resumed US-China Trade Talks

Gold Dips on News of Resumed US-China Trade Talks

Gold Dips on News of Resumed US-China Trade Talks $GLD, $SLV, $USD Gold pared gains as China became a focus point again The possible progress in the trade dispute pressured the USD. Gold prices dipped Thursday as investors purchased riskier assets instead of seeking a safe-haven in gold, on news a new round of US-China […]

Savvy Investors Will View Any Market Correction as a Buying Opportunity

Savvy Investors Will View Any Market Correction as a Buying Opportunity

Savvy Investors Will View Any Market Correction as a Buying Opportunity $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ Always be careful and keep political analysis seperate from company analysis. With the midterm elections looming the chances are there could be some changes ahead. The President’s party tends to lose seats in mid-term elections, and with the GOP holding a […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Investigation: SEC Asked About ‘420 Funding Secured’ Tweet

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Investigation: SEC Asked About ‘420 Funding Secured’ Tweet

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Investigation: SEC Asked About ‘420 Funding Secured’ Tweet $TSLA Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) biggest institutional investor said Wednesday it was questioned by the SEC about Elon Musk’s now-abandoned plans to take the fledgling EV maker private and that the CEO needed help running the company. “He needs help, and I mean that psychologically as much […]

Until There are Clear and Present Regulated Guidelines Cryptocurrency will Not be a Robust, Legitimate Asset Class

Until There are Clear and Present Regulated Guidelines Cryptocurrency will Not be a Robust, Legitimate Asset Class

Until There are Clear and Present Regulated Guidelines Cryptocurrency will Not be a Robust, Legitimate Asset Class $BTCUSD,$CME, $Cboe There is and has been talk on The Street about financial institutions adding crypto services to their offerings, raising new funds for digital currencies, and even launching dedicated trading desks. But until institutional investors have a regulated, […]

“Investors Should Always Be In The Stock Market”

“Investors Should Always Be In The Stock Market”

“Investors Should Always Be In The Stock Market” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Investment guru Jack Bogle, 89 anni, gives some common-sense advice to savvy investors very similar to many lottery-advertising slogans: You have to play to Win! The Vanguard founder and former CEO advises that investors shouldn’t try to time the market. “Never, never, […]

Hurricane Florence Pounds Some Financial Markets  

Hurricane Florence Pounds Some Financial Markets  

Hurricane Florence Pounds Some Financial Markets $KBWP, $All, $TRV, $IAK, $HD, $LOW, $GNRC The path of Hurricane Florence’s potential destruction runs right through markets from stocks to mortgage-backed securities. The Category 4 storm, which is forcing more than 1-M people to flee to safety and could wreak as much as $27-B in damages in the […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Board is Derelict, Has No Interest in Controlling Musk

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Board is Derelict, Has No Interest in Controlling Musk

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Board is Derelict, Has No Interest in Controlling Musk $TSLA Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) over the last month and more, investors, analysts, and journalists have been focused on its CEO Elon Musk. The Big Qs: Is Elon Musk NutZ? How much legal trouble is he in after his “‘420’ buy-out funding secured” Tweet? Why are […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk Filmed Smoking Marijuana, Stock Dives

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk Filmed Smoking Marijuana, Stock Dives

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk Filmed Smoking Marijuana, Stock Dives $TSLA Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEo Elon Musk was filmed smoking marijuana, drinking whiskey and wielding a sword just hours before the automaker said its accounting chief would leave after a 1-month stint, the latest in a string of unusual behavior and executive departures that is […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk’s Credibility is ‘Shot’

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk’s Credibility is ‘Shot’

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk’s Credibility is ‘Shot’ $TSLA At 1st came the ‘420’ Tweet that funding was secured and Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) may go private, then a statement that the money was not locked down after all. Then about 3 weeks later blogs that he cannot do it, so the deal is off. Welcome to […]

Crypto Bear Market Hammers Bitcoin Cash

Crypto Bear Market Hammers Bitcoin Cash

Crypto Bear Market Hammers Bitcoin Cash $BCHUSD This year’s Bear market in cryptocurrencies has really punished investors who bought Bitcoin (BTC) at the height of cryptomania last year. But, losses have been even more painful for those who invested in promising rival BCH. Bitcoin Cash (BCH), an offshoot of Bitcoin that launched on 1 August […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk’s Star Burned Up on the ‘420’ Tweet

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk’s Star Burned Up on the ‘420’ Tweet

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk’s Star Burned Up on the ‘420’ Tweet $TSLA Men do not like cars that are conceived as household appliances Late Friday in a blog pose, Elon Musk wrote that he had the explosive ‘420’ notion that stunned investors and drew intense regulatory scrutiny while driving to the airport on Monday, […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Chairman said His EV Company “will remain public”

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Chairman said His EV Company “will remain public”

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Chairman said His EV Company “will remain public” $TSLA Late Friday When Wall Street Was Asleep, Musk Declared Tesla Will Remain Public Almost 3 weeks ago on 7 August, (NASDAQ:TSLA) Tesla’s CEO, Elon Musk, Tweeted from his care while driving to the airport, that he was planning to take the company private in […]

Global Investors Buying US Stocks, S&P 500 at Record Highs

Global Investors Buying US Stocks, S&P 500 at Record Highs

Global Investors Buying US Stocks, S&P 500 at Record Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Global Investors bought into US stocks this week which set their longest-ever market rally. That action declared the end of a “tsunami” of tech fund inflows which have driven the market higher, noting tiny inflows of $0.1-B this week after […]

Global Stock Dividends Rise 13% to Record High $497-B

Global Stock Dividends Rise 13% to Record High $497-B

Global Stock Dividends Rise 13% to Record High $497-B It is a Golden Age for Dividend Investing  Global stock dividend payouts have risen 13% in the three months to the end of June, hitting a new record high of $497 billion, according to the Janus Henderson Global Dividend Index. Dividends rose across the globe, with […]

Like Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock, its Bonds ‘Tanked’ Too

Like Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock, its Bonds ‘Tanked’ Too

Like Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock, its Bonds ‘Tanked’ Too $TSLA The ‘420’ Tweet has raised pointed question from The Street about his judgement, is it impaired? Like its stock price, Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) bonds have given up all of the gains they made after the company CEO, Elon Musk shocked investors with the ‘420’ Tweet on 7 […]

S&P 500 Index Marks Longest Bull Run on Record

S&P 500 Index Marks Longest Bull Run on Record

S&P 500 Index Marks Longest Bull Run on Record $SPY, $DIA, $QQQ, $RUTX Wednesday, the major US stock indexes paused in trading, as the market marked the longest Bull run in history. Gainers in technology stocks, retailers and energy companies outweighed losses in industrial firms and elsewhere in the market. The S&P 500 held steady, […]

Less Reporting Buy Public Companies Finally on the Table

Less Reporting Buy Public Companies Finally on the Table

Less Reporting Buy Public Companies Finally on the Table US President Donald Trump has decided to ask the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to study allowing companies to file reports every 6 months instead of every 3 has delighted companies, and alarmed financial professionals who are used to getting detailed reports from companies every 90 […]

SEC’s Scrutiny of Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) and Elon Musk Expands

SEC’s Scrutiny of Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) and Elon Musk Expands

SEC’s Scrutiny of Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) and Elon Musk Expands $TSLA The US Securities and Exchange Commission has sent subpoenas to Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) regarding CEO Elon Musk’s ‘420’ plan to take the company private and his statement that funding was “secured.” The fledgling EV makers shares fell as much as 4% but cut their losses […]

Turkey’s Erdogan Talks Tough Publicly, Diplomats Talks Behind the Scenes

Turkey’s Erdogan Talks Tough Publicly, Diplomats Talks Behind the Scenes

Turkey’s Erdogan Talks Tough Publicly, Diplomats Talks Behind the Scenes Tuesday, Turkey’s President appeared to escalate a dispute with the United States that has helped foment a Turkish currency crisis, declaring that his country will boycott US-made electronic goods. Behind the scenes diplomats resumed formal talks to ease tensions. Addressing a conference of his ruling […]

US Bank Shares Off on Fears of Turkey’s Lira Dive

US Bank Shares Off on Fears of Turkey’s Lira Dive

US Bank Shares Off on Fears of Turkey’s Lira Dive $GS, $BAC, $BK Monday, US bank shares fell for a 3rd straight session running as investor appetite for risk weakened on worries that a currency crisis in Turkey would spread to other countries. The Turkish Lira has collapsed on concerns about President Tayyip Erdogan’s increasing […]

Bitcoin (BTC): 6000 is a Key Technical Mark of the Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin (BTC): 6000 is a Key Technical Mark of the Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin (BTC): 6000 is a Key Technical Mark for the Cryptocurrency $BTCUSD Currently, Bitcoin is trading at 6,342.9951,-12.00, or -0.19%, as of 5:58a BST, the market is open Bitcoin’s 6,000 price mark Key support, as for most part of Q-2 of Y 2018, Bitcoin price has hung around this zone with multiple bounces off the support mark. […]

S&P 500 Companies Stock Buybacks to Hit $1-T this Year

S&P 500 Companies Stock Buybacks to Hit $1-T this Year

S&P 500 Companies Stock Buybacks to Hit $1-T this Year $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Investors should focus on the $1-T number that will have a Key influence on the market, total buyback authorizations. Last week investors focused on Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) value. But another trillion-dollar threshold is coming soon, and is more relevant to […]

Individual Investors in US View Bitcoin as Risky 

Individual Investors in US View Bitcoin as Risky 

Individual Investors in US View Bitcoin as Risky $BTCUSD A recent poll reveals that Bitcoin and cryptocurrency are viewed with suspicion by most US individual investors, with only 2% of them holding Bitcoin and another 75% of them describing bitcoin as “very risky.” Conducted by Gallup and Wells Fargo, the poll surveyed nearly 2,000 American investors with […]

‘Goldie’ says, Expect Further Declines in Cryptocurrencies

‘Goldie’ says, Expect Further Declines in Cryptocurrencies

‘Goldie’ says, Expect Further Declines in Cryptocurrencies $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD, $GS, $WFC Cryptocurrencies do not fulfill any of the traditional roles of a currency, says Goldman Sachs Bitcoin is looking to consolidate the recent momentum that has seen the # 1 digital currency rise by more than 40% since the beginning of July. Monday afternoon’s declines […]

Profile: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) New Boss Post-Marchionne

Profile: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) New Boss Post-Marchionne

Profile: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) New Boss Post-Marchionne $RACE, $FCAU Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) new boss Louis Camilleri, 63 anni, is an international tobacco industry veteran just may have what is needed to guide the iconic Italian luxury Supercar maker on its next lap forward, analysts and industry insiders are saying. Mr. Camilleri was appointed Ferrari CEO on 21 July, […]

The GCC is Seeing a Resurgence in Real Estate

The GCC is Seeing a Resurgence in Real Estate

The GCC is Seeing a Resurgence in Real Estate $JLL With diversification plans taking shape, 10–year visas on the horizon and Crude Oil prices holding firm, investor sentiment has increased again in the GCC’s property market The resilience of the GCC’s real estate market has proven itself yet again this year, having weathered several stifling […]

Most Investors Pick Stock Funds as Best Long-Term Investment

Most Investors Pick Stock Funds as Best Long-Term Investment

Most Investors Pick Stock Funds as Best Long-Term Investment $SPY Investors have selected stock index or mutual funds over 5 other investments as the best for the long term results, according to the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Investor and Retirement Optimism survey. Real estate and individual stocks are a distant second. Fully 54% of investors choose […]

Bitcoin Stable As Big Players Enter the Digital Currency Sector

Bitcoin Stable As Big Players Enter the Digital Currency Sector

Bitcoin Stable As Big Players Enter the Digital Currency Sector $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE, $BLK Bitcoin rallies 5% as BlackRock reportedly weighs crypto venture Bitcoin opened higher, climbing as much nearly 6%, following reports that the world’s largest asset manager was considering a push into the digital-currency market. Monday, it was reported that BlackRock (NYSE:BLK), which […]

Financial Advisors Have to Take Notice of Cryprocurrency Investments

Financial Advisors Have to Take Notice of Cryprocurrency Investments

Financial Advisors Have to Take Notice of Cryprocurrency Investments $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Perhaps the most interest among everyday investors in several years are cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin or Ethereum. But, the majority of financial planners are less excited. Wirehouses including: UBS (NYSE:UBS), Merrill Lynch Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) have forbidden their advisors from buying and selling […]

Wall Street Pulls Support from Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Wall Street Pulls Support from Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Wall Street Pulls Support from Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) $TSLA Key Indicators Turning Very Bearish Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk is on Twitter scolding news organizations for quoting analysts with a Bearish view of his struggling EV maker. Of the 31 Analysts covering the stock, 10 say to sell, or 32%, meaning the Bears are coming out […]

Saudi Added to MSCI Emerging Markets Index, Huge Cash Inflows Seen 

Saudi Added to MSCI Emerging Markets Index, Huge Cash Inflows Seen 

Saudi Added to MSCI Emerging Markets Index, Huge Cash Inflows Seen MSCI said 32 major Saudi stocks will gain emerging market status Index provider MSCI confirmed that Saudi Arabia will be added to its emerging markets index from June 2019, in a move widely expected to help the Kingdom’s bourse attract greater investment. MSCI said […]

Trade Negotiations: Investors Agree, the US Will Win

Trade Negotiations: Investors Agree, the US Will Win

Trade Negotiations: Investors Agree, the US Will Win $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $N300, $VXX Trade disputes are good and easy to win. Chinese stocks weak American stocks stronger. That is the view from financial markets as the tariff dust-up between China and the US shows increasing signs of impacting stock prices. While broad measures of […]

Canada’s Senate Approves the General Use of Recreational Marijuana

Canada’s Senate Approves the General Use of Recreational Marijuana

Canada’s Senate Approves the General Use of Recreational Marijuana Tuesday, Canada’s upper House of Parliament approved a revised bill to legalize recreational marijuana, setting the stage for the country to become the 1st G7 nation to legalize cannabis. The Senate voted 52-29 in favor of the revised bill from the elected House of Commons, paving […]

Looking at the DJIA Vs Gold and Silver Long Term

Looking at the DJIA Vs Gold and Silver Long Term

Looking at the DJIA Vs Gold and Silver Long Term $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $MTAFF It is time to reduce exposure to Wall Street and shift the proceeds into Gold, Silver, the precious metals mining companies and the royalty streamers. Let us have a look at the 21st Century Bear markets. The high-tech dot.com bubble ultimately deflated […]

President Trump’s Tough Talk Driving US Stock Market

President Trump’s Tough Talk Driving US Stock Market

President Trump’s Tough Talk Driving US Stock Market $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Fears of a trade war is giving boost to some of the smallest companies in the market as well as some of the biggest technology companies. For over 3 months, investors have focused on US negotiations with trading partners including China, Europe, […]

Italy’s Deepening Political Crisis May Drive Gold North

Italy’s Deepening Political Crisis May Drive Gold North

Italy’s Deepening Political Crisis May Drive Gold North $GLD,  $SLV The deepening political crisis in Italy that provoked a 2nd day of heavy selling on European financial markets. Italy’s President set the country on a path to early elections on Monday, appointing a former IMF official as interim PM with the task of planning for […]

Investors are Pouring Money into Stock Funds

Investors are Pouring Money into Stock Funds

Investors are Pouring Money into Stock Funds $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Investors poured money into US ETFs (stock exchange-traded funds) during the latest week, restoring  a Key pillar of support for markets, data from the Investment Company Institute showed. US-based equity ETFs collected $11.2-B during the week through 16 May, according to the ICI trade group, the […]

ICE (NYSE:ICE) and the Future of Bitcoin Trading

ICE (NYSE:ICE) and the Future of Bitcoin Trading

ICE (NYSE:ICE) and the Future of Bitcoin Trading $BTCUSD, $ICE, $GS, $CME, $CBOT, $NDAQ It was reported that the Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), parent company of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), is developing an online trading platform that would allow large investors to trade Bitcoin directly. For a large financial institution such as ICE or […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk Under Fire, Investors Revolt

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk Under Fire, Investors Revolt

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk Under Fire, Investors Revolt $TSLA Last Friday, proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) recommended that investors vote against Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) directors Antonio Gracias and James Murdoch, increasing pressure on the EV maker over their roles on its board. ISS also backed 2 shareholder proposals to be voted on at the company’s […]

Bitcoin Moved to Test Key Support Near $9,000

Bitcoin Moved to Test Key Support Near $9,000

Bitcoin Moved to Test Key Support Near $9,000 $BTCUSD Thursday, after a quiet start to cryptocurrencies came under selling pressure, with market participants speculating about large blocks of cryptos being offloaded, pushing Bitcoin’s value lower. Bitcoin, the world’s #1 digital currency traded in a $200 range Thursday before giving up $220, or 2.3% quickly. Currently, […]

Bitcoin: The Why, The Why Nots!

Bitcoin: The Why, The Why Nots!

Bitcoin: The Why, The Why Nots! $BTCUSD, $CBOE, $CME Bitcoin has been in the news for the past year, and a clear understanding about how the cryptocurrency actually works and its volatility has kept many professional investors and traders from considering it worthy. There surely is plenty of money to be made, but investors must […]

Look Ahead, Overcome Investing Fear, Win!

Look Ahead, Overcome Investing Fear, Win!

Look Ahead, Overcome Investing Fear, Win! $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX A whole lot of people are fearful about investing in stocks, especially if they have invested little or nothing in the market. The media pundits fill the air with conflicting messages about whether the stock market will continue hitting new highs or is a house […]

This Market Could Be Saying ‘Buy in May’

This Market Could Be Saying ‘Buy in May’

This Market Could Be Saying ‘Buy in May’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX An “upside-down” market may bode well for U.S. stocks, according to JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM). Established patterns look to be off in here, as bonds and equities move in tandem, stock prices climb along with volatility, shares fall despite strong earnings, and money flowed out […]

Assets That Will Suffer on the Return to the Normal Interest Rate Regime

Assets That Will Suffer on the Return to the Normal Interest Rate Regime

Assets that Will Suffer on the Return to the Normal Interest Rate Regime $SPY, $GLD, $SLV, $BAC While Treasuries faded a bit after 10-year yields tapped at the 3% mark last week for the 1st time in 4 years, expectations are mounting that higher rates will soon be normal again, that rate historically is 5.0% […]

Survey: Majority of Wealthy Investors Expect to Live to 100 anni

Survey: Majority of Wealthy Investors Expect to Live to 100 anni

Survey: Majority of Wealthy Investors Expect to Live to 100 anni $UBS More than 50% of the world’s wealthy investors expect to live to the age of 100, with nearly 67% planning to work longer in life to afford a comfortable retirement, according to a survey released Thursday. The UBS Investor Watch, which tracks the sentiments of […]

Xi’s Comments on ‘Opening Up’ China Driving Broad Rally

Xi’s Comments on ‘Opening Up’ China Driving Broad Rally

Xi’s Comments on ‘Opening Up’ China Driving Broad Rally $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Wall Street’s major stock indexes hit session highs Tuesday as investors concerns about rising US-China trade tension receded after Chinese President Xi Jinping promised to cut import tariffs. Fully 10 of the 11 major S&P sectors were higher, with the energy index […]

Blockchain Getting the Attention, Bears Feasting on Cryptos

Blockchain Getting the Attention, Bears Feasting on Cryptos

Blockchain Getting the Attention, Bears Feasting on Cryptos $BTCUSD Savvy voices in the nascent industry are calling for a balanced approach regarding regulations which will let the technology to thrive and innovate.  Blockchain continues to get a growing amount of attention from businesses and investors, and the fundamental tool of cryptocurrencies is an important element of […]

Investors Rotating Leadership from QE ‘Winners’ to QE ‘Losers’

Investors Rotating Leadership from QE ‘Winners’ to QE ‘Losers’

Investors Rotating Leadership form QE ‘Winners’ to QE ‘Losers’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Analysts are expecting investors will shift their holdings as the realization sinks in that the Fed is committed to raising interest rates until a major event compels the central bank to reverse course. That means investments that had strong gains during a […]

Blockchain, “No One Can Own of Control It, Everyone Can Use It”

Blockchain, “No One Can Own of Control It, Everyone Can Use It”

Blockchain, “No One Can Own of Control It, Everyone Can Use It” $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD, $IBM, $GOOG, $JPM, $USB, $WMT, $SPOT Blockchain is a technology that no one can own or control but anyone can use, it is the platform for Cryptocurrency. Blockchain as  applications for just about any enterprise involved in record-keeping, documentation, registrations and […]

Bitcoin, a Look at Where it is Going…

Bitcoin, a Look at Where it is Going…

Bitcoin, a Look at Where it is Going… $BTCUSD Saturday, Bitcoin finished + 1.61% at $6,950 then opened lower at $6,450.25 early Monday overseas. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 6,879.0049,+19.6797 or +0.29% as of 6:37a BST, the market is open. Saturday’s rise leaving Bitcoin off 17.8% from last Monday’s open through to Saturday’s close. For the Quarter and […]

Bitcoin: The Bulls Vs The Bears

Bitcoin: The Bulls Vs The Bears $BTCUSD Bitcoin started to look good Friday, and it rallied through to a mid-day high at $9,020 Saturday, before a late afternoon sell-off hit the broader cryptocurrency market. Bitcoin, could break through the 1st major resistance mark at $9,161.65, as investors locked in gains that led to Bitcoin falling […]

World Markets Fell This Week, Investors Fear Trade Wars

World Markets Fell This Week, Investors Fear Trade Wars

World Markets Fell This Week, Investors Fear Trade Wars $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The world’s stock markets fell Friday on investor fears that a trade conflict between the US and China might would escalate. A 3nd day of losses pushed US stocks to their worst week in 2 years. So far, China’s response to the […]

The Role of the US SEC in ICO Offerings

The Role of the US SEC in ICO Offerings

The Role of the US SEC in ICO Offerings As stated in the SEC mission statement, “The mission of the US Securities and Exchange Commission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation.” The SEC was created by Congress in 1934 as the first federal regulator of securities markets following […]

Jack Dorsey, “Bitcoin Will Be the World’s Single Currency”

Jack Dorsey, “Bitcoin Will Be the World’s Single Currency”

Jack Dorsey, “Bitcoin Will Be the World’s Single Currency” $BTCUSD , $TWTR, $SQ Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) and Square (NYSE:SQ) CEO Jack Dorsey recently had very positive remarks about Bitcoin. He predicted the future of finance, suggesting that the “father of cryptocurrencies” is likely to become the world’s only currency within the next 10 years. Mr. Dorsey declared: […]

Professional Traders Profiting from Bitcoin Volatility

Professional Traders Profiting from Bitcoin Volatility

Professional Traders Profiting from Bitcoin Volatility $BTCUSD, $CBOE, $CME Buying and selling Bitcoin is one of the fastest and easiest ways of making money from cryptocurrency. With the value fluctuating so much during a day, it is a dream for any experienced investor or a trader. It is a nightmare for a civilian player. Bitcoin […]

Bitcoin Technical’s: MA ‘Death Cross’ Looms

Bitcoin Technical’s: MA ‘Death Cross’ Looms

Bitcoin Technical’s: MA ‘Death Cross’ Looms $BTCUSD The Death Cross pattern does not augur well for Bitcoin. Traders who look for future price direction in technical patterns are seeing indicators that suggest the leading digital currency may have further to fall. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 8,196.721680, +384.221680, +4.918033%, as of 5:37a GMT,  the market is open. Bitcoin’s 50-Day […]

The World’s “Really Rich” are Investing in Cryptocurrencies

The World’s “Really Rich” are Investing in Cryptocurrencies

The World’s “Really Rich” are Investing in Cryptocurrencies $BTCUSD Readers are asking: What are the world’s really rich doing when it comes to cryptocurrencies? What we do know from our experience is that a growing number of HNWIs (high- net-worth individuals) are attracted to ‘coins and tokens’. And that 21% of respondents in an annual […]

Retail Investors Pouring Money Into Managed Wealth Solutions

Retail Investors Pouring Money Into Managed Wealth Solutions

Retail Investors Pouring Money Into Managed Wealth Solutions $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Blackstone Group (NYSE:BX), the world’s largest private equity firm, plans to 2X assets under management over the next 5 years, and it wants individual investors to get the action. About 15 to 20% of Blackstone Group LP’s annual fundraising currently comes from retail […]

S&P 500 Finished Higher, Bonds Tumble

S&P 500 Finished Higher, Bonds Tumble

S&P 500 Finished Higher, Bonds Tumble $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US stocks ended Friday’s session higher, paring, as savvy investors believe that President Trump’s tough tariff talk will not translate into the most severe protectionist policies. Treasuries slumped as the Buck fell. The S&P 500 Index finish near session highs paring its weekly decliner to […]

“The US has Become a Nation of Day Traders”

“The US has Become a Nation of Day Traders”

“The US has Become a Nation of Day Traders” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $BTCUSD Many stock-market participants are no longer investing for the long term, they are day trading for tic by tic profits. Though the majority are losers. That is the take on the current state of the stock market, which has seen average speculators […]

Bitcoin Investors Know Not to ‘Fight the Tape’

Bitcoin Investors Know Not to ‘Fight the Tape’

Bitcoin Investors Know Not to ‘Fight the Tape’ $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE Just at the start of Y 2018 Bitcoin began trending towards $20,000. Thursday, it marked $10,000 on a bounce after correcting to $7,500. At that mark it was down 65% from its highs. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 9,862.84, -170.91, or -1.70%, as of 7:00a GMT, the […]

Savvy Traders Laud the Return of Market Volatility

Savvy Traders Laud the Return of Market Volatility

Savvy Traders Laud the Return of Market Volatility $VXX, $DIA After last week’s action, some market participants await a return to the calm, but that may not be in their longer-term interest to revert to the very unusual market conditions that we had before. What they should be looking for new is a market that […]

Insight into the Stock Markets’ ‘Quick’ Correction

Insight into the Stock Markets’ ‘Quick’ Correction

Insight into the Stock Markets’ ‘Quick’ Correction $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX As US stock markets conclude 1 of the worst weeks point-wise in history, below is a list of the Key things to know about the quick 9 day corrective action, as follows: It was driven by technicals, not fundamentals. The ongoing market correction does […]

Investors Buying Gold for Protection

Investors Buying Gold for Protection

Investors Buying Gold for Protection $GLD Participants who understand the need to diversify their portfolios know the ability of Gold to diversify an investment portfolio, and to protect assets from declines in the equity markets. Gold often moves in the opposite direction as stocks, gaining value as stocks lose value. Gold gained 13% last year, […]

Retail Investors Undeterred by Volatile US Stock Market

Retail Investors Undeterred by Volatile US Stock Market

Retail Investors Undeterred by Volatile US Stock Market $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Financial advisers across the US say that the volatility in the US stock market has not yet curtailed the appetite by small participants to put money in the stock market. Approximately 52% of Americans own stocks either directly or through a mutual fund, […]

Tesla (NASADQ:TSLA) Investors Searching for Returns Ignore Risk, Buy Bonds

Tesla (NASADQ:TSLA) Investors Searching for Returns Ignore Risk, Buy Bonds

Tesla (NASADQ:TSLA) Investors Searching for Returns Ignore Risk, Buy Bonds $TSLA Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) sold $546-M of auto lease-backed bonds Thursday. The debt deal allowed Tesla to pare the risk premiums it must pay on the notes. They were sold to yield between 2.3 and 5%. Investors had at the initial offered prices put in […]

The Big Q: Why are Crypto Exchanges Vulnerable to Hacks?

The Big Q: Why are Crypto Exchanges Vulnerable to Hacks?

The Big Q: Why are Crypto Exchanges Vulnerable to Hacks? $BTCUSD Blockchain technology can make transactions safe and secure, but crypto-currency exchanges that trade Bitcoins and other virtual currencies that are based on this technology have been hacked because they are not working on secure networks. Late last week, the Tokyo-based Coincheck exchange reported a […]

Market Health Flashing Green for Economy Growth

Market Health Flashing Green for Economy Growth

Market Health Flashing Green for Economy Growth $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The powers driving  US growth from the financial markets has not been this strong since the late 1990’s. Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s (NYSE:GS) index of financial conditions broke through its Internet bubble trough to reach a record low Monday, signaling that the economy may […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) the ‘Failures and Fury’

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) the ‘Failures and Fury’

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) the ‘Failures and Fury’ $TSLA Last Thursday, Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) declared that it is on track to achieve its production targets for the Model 3, directly contradicting a report of further delays and quality issues for its latest and most-affordable sedan. Tesla’s problems with battery production at its Gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada, are […]

Davos Report: President Trump Offers American “Friendship & Partnership”

Davos Report: President Trump Offers American “Friendship & Partnership”

Davos Report: President Trump Offers American “Friendship & Partnership” President Trump lauded investing in the US to international companies Buying momentum running high as investors look to keep The Trump Rally going Currently, the S&P 500 futures Vs fair value: +10.00. NAS Comp futures Vs fair value: +36.30. Friday, US President Donald Trump offered “America’s […]

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