President Trump to Middle East Fulfilling Campaign Promises

President Trump to Middle East Fulfilling Campaign Promises






President Trump to Middle East Fulfilling Campaign Promises President Trump is winging it to the Mideast on AF-1, his 1st trip abroad as Commander in Chief with talking heads and pundits speculating about his foreign policy plans. Donald Trump has demonstrated his intention to deliver on his campaign promises. As a candidate, he made 2 […]






Opioid Addiction is America’s Public Health Challenge

Opioid Addiction is America’s Public Health Challenge






Opioid Addiction is America’s Public Health Challenge The medical Doctor nominated to head the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) told Senators last Wednesday that his 1st priority would be tackling the opioid crisis, and he pledged that science will prevail at the agency despite his extensive financial ties to medical companies it regulates. But […]






Expect The Congress to Embrace President Trump’s Growth Plan

Expect The Congress to Embrace President Trump’s Growth Plan






Expect The Congress to Embrace President Trump’s Growth Plan $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $GLD, $SLV, $USO Friday’s monthly NFPs market moving data release attracted much less attention than in the past. The Key jobs report reflects on the health of the US labor market in March, and it is important for assessing the underlying strength […]






Fed Minutes: FOMC Eyes Change to Debt Holdings Policy Ahead

Fed Minutes: FOMC Eyes Change to Debt Holdings Policy Ahead






Fed Minutes: FOMC Eyes Change to Debt Holdings Policy Ahead $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Most FOMC policymakers think the Fed should take steps to begin trimming its $4.5-T balance sheet later this year as long as the economic data holds up, minutes from their March meeting revealed. Uncertainty is substantial, the Fed said, comment on […]






They Call it “Monetary Policy”

They Call it “Monetary Policy”






They Call it “Monetary Policy” $DIA,  $SPY, $GLD,  $SLV The Dow Jones made its last all-time high on March 1st, and since then its valuation has been slowly deflating.  It closed this week only nine Dow Points away from breaking below its BEV -2.50% line in the chart below. After the amazing 32 new daily […]






FOMC Raised Rates, Yellen Not Worried About Downside Risks

FOMC Raised Rates, Yellen Not Worried About Downside Risks






FOMC Raised Rates, Yellen Not Worried About Downside Risks The FOMC raised interest rates Wednesday, a move spurred by steady economic growth, strong job gains and confidence that inflation is rising to the central bank’s target. The decision to lift the target overnight interest rate by 25 basis points to a range of 0.75 percent […]






Seeing a Base-Line Shift in Commodity Prices

Seeing a Base-Line Shift in Commodity Prices






Seeing a Base-Line Shift in Commodity Prices $DIA, $GLD, $SLV The US stock market, as measured by the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) (NYSEArca:DIA) seems to be at an inflection point.  It hasn’t seen a new all-time high since March 1st.  And for what it’s worth, trading volume (market demand) for the 30 blue-chip companies […]






Bullish Investors Positive About President Trump’s Policies

Bullish Investors Positive About President Trump’s Policies






Bullish Investors Positive About President Trump’s Policies $SPY Stock-market investors worldwide, especially the Bullish ones who have been proven right since 9 November have been richly rewarded, look to be in a gradual transition in their operating outlook. Their environment is moving away from comfortable reliance on central banks that are able and willing to […]






“American Spirit” Ignited, US Business & Consumer Confidence Running High

“American Spirit” Ignited, US Business & Consumer Confidence Running High






“American Spirit” Ignited, US Business & Consumer Confidence Running High $JPM, $GS Jamie Dimon, 60 anni, said President Trump’s economic agenda has ignited US business and consumer confidence and he expects at least some of the administration’s proposals to be enacted. “It seems like he’s woken up the animal spirits,” Mr. Dimon, Chairman and CEO […]






‘Winners Make Government Policy, Losers Go Home’

‘Winners Make Government Policy, Losers Go Home’






‘Winners Make Government Policy, Losers Go Home’ Tuesday, US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) told business leaders that “winners make policy and the losers go home.” It was the first of several scheduled public appearances for Sen. McConnell this week during a congressional recess. Protesters upset with Republican President Donald Trump’s policies have vowed […]






The Dow Jones Industrial Average Index (DJIA) an Amazing Machine

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Index (DJIA) an Amazing Machine






The Dow Jones Industrial Average Index (DJIA) an Amazing Machine $DIA, $GLD, $SLV Since November 10th the stock market has become an amazing machine relentlessly advancing ever upward.  In the past sixty eight NYSE trading sessions the Dow Jones has closed at a new all-time high in twenty six of them.  That’s 38% of the trading days […]






PBOC: China Will Keep Monetary Policy Neutral

PBOC: China Will Keep Monetary Policy Neutral






PBOC: China Will Keep Monetary Policy Neutral $CNY China should keep its monetary policy stable and neutral, a Chinese central bank official said Wednesday. Yi Gang, deputy governor of the People’s Bank of China, made the remarks at the annual meeting of Chinese Economists 50 Forum (CE50) when responding to questions on China’s monetary policy. […]






‘America First’, the US Dollar and Gold

‘America First’, the US Dollar and Gold






‘America First’, the US Dollar and Gold $USD, $GLD A pillar of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, and now policy formation, is “America First” So far, this has entailed withdrawing from possible participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), citing potential currency manipulators, and construction of The Wall along the Mexican border. A Key outcome for investors […]






US President Donald Trump’s Immigration Halt Hailed in Middle East

US President Donald Trump’s Immigration Halt Hailed in Middle East






 US President Donald Trump’s Immigration Halt Hailed in Middle East The US President’s measure has had precisely the result he intended, giving succour to those engaged in an existential war against jihadist elements Critics of President Trump’s temporary travel ban on seven Muslim nations should remember the Chinese proverb, “Kill the chicken and let the […]






President Trump Laying the Law Down on Mexico’s President

President Trump Laying the Law Down on Mexico’s President






President Trump Laying the Law Down on Mexico’s President US President Donald Trump threatened Mexico’s President that he will send troops to stop “bad hombres down there” unless the Mexican military does more to control them. President Trump considered “Bad Hombres,” the drug cartels and criminal immigrants. Notably, President Donald Trump is conducting diplomacy behind […]






China Signals Need to Align Peacefully With President Trump

China Signals Need to Align Peacefully With President Trump






China Signals Need to Align Peacefully With President Trump Holding early dialogue is essential to avoid tensions, conflict in US-Sino ties Despite early speculation that the US- China relationship could fall into uncertainties and instability under the Trump Administration, experts say the 2 global powers will avoid the case by holding an early dialogue to […]






Little Chance the Fed will “Snuff Out” Expansion Anytime Soon

Little Chance the Fed will “Snuff Out” Expansion Anytime Soon






Little Chance the Fed will “Snuff Out” Expansion Anytime Soon $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The Fed is unlikely to take actions that would “snuff out” the current US economic expansion anytime soon because inflation is not a problem, according to Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley. Tuesday, Mr. Dudley, in a speech […]






The Failed Presidency of Barack Hussein Obama

The Failed Presidency of Barack Hussein Obama






The Failed Presidency of Barack Hussein Obama President Donald Trump must try to cope with his predecessor’s disastrous legacy. Like most people, I had hoped for the customary settling down after the very tumultuous and nasty election. We have been denied that, not by the candidates, who have been dignified, but by the outgoing administration. […]






Donald Trump Brings New Thinking to US Diplomacy

Donald Trump Brings New Thinking to US Diplomacy






Donald Trump Brings New Thinking to US Diplomacy By Richard Baehr, ISRAEL HAYOM In the final months of the US Presidential campaign, a popular refrain at Donald Trump rallies, 2nd only perhaps to “Lock Her Up,” was “Drain the Swamp.” The chant ostensibly referred to clearing out the bureaucratic/lobbyist control over the US federal government, […]






Donald Trump: New World Order, aka “Trumpism”

Donald Trump: New World Order, aka “Trumpism”






Donald Trump: New World Order, aka “Trumpism” By Ted Belman, AMERICAN THINKER The first hint of Donald Trump’s vision of a New World Order came when he said in a speech during the primaries that NATO was “obsolete.” The UK Independent wrote about that speech, As currently constituted, he says, NATO is ill-suited to combating international terrorism, […]






Donald Trump Picked Rex Tillerson for Tough New Iran Policy

Donald Trump Picked Rex Tillerson for Tough New Iran Policy






Donald Trump Picked Rex Tillerson for Tough New Iran Policy $OIL, $XOM Rex Tillerson, Chairman /CEO of Exxon Mobil, was named the Trump Administration’s Secretary of State to execute the tough foreign policies charted by President Elect Donald Trump, including his decision to stiffen the nuclear accord signed with Iran as soon as he moves […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update Medical marijuana went 4 for 4 last Tuesday, Election Day, the feds give up on trying to shut down the Berkeley Patients Group, and more.  National On Monday, a new report called marijuana a “promising option” for dealing with opioid addiction. A new report from the National Cannabis Industry Association finds that increasing […]






Obama’s Trade Policy is Dead

Obama’s Trade Policy is Dead






Obama’s Trade Policy is Dead US President Barack Hussein Obama’s administration suspended its efforts to win congressional approval for his Asian free-trade deal before President Elect Donald Trump takes office saying that TPP’s fate was now up to Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers. Administration officials also said Mr. Obama will try to explain the situation […]






OPEC’s Job Now Tougher with Trump Win

OPEC’s Job Now Tougher with Trump Win






OPEC’s Job Now Tougher with Trump Win $CVX, $XOM, $RDS.A, $BP, $TOT, $OIL OPEC’s job of trying to prop up Crude Oil prices has just got much, much harder. With Donald Trump winning the US Presidential election, the 14-country Crude Oil-producing cartel may have to battle a sourer outlook for the global economy and weaker […]






Elon Musk’s SpaceX Rocket Fueling Policy Under Review

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Rocket Fueling Policy Under Review






Elon Musk’s SpaceX Rocket Fueling Policy Under Review NASA has announced that Elon Musk’s SpaceX’s fueling policy could cause future rockets to explode, after one blew up in September. The agency’s Space Station Advisory Committee has suggested that the company review its policies due to serious concerns about its safety standards, but SpaceX has rejected […]






Pauline Hanson Outlines Australian Economic Policy

Pauline Hanson Outlines Australian Economic Policy






Pauline Hanson Outlines Australian Economic Policy Australia needs our honesty, courage and persistence Economics is about people. And trust. When the rules are fair, honest and stable people have the confidence to start and grow their business and employ people to deliver a strong independent economy that creates prosperity for all households. One Nation candidates […]






Donald Trump Brings Business Knowledge To White House

Donald Trump Brings Business Knowledge To White House






Donald Trump Brings Business Knowledge To White House $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX President Donald Trump would benefit Wall Street investors by way of making companies 30% more profitable, his economic policy adviser Wilbur Ross said on TV Wednesday. “Here’s why Trump would be better for Wall Street investors than Hillary Clinton: 30% effective reduction in […]






This Policy Stuff is Way Past its Expiration Date

This Policy Stuff is Way Past its Expiration Date






This Fed Policy Stuff is Way Past its Expiration Date $GLD, $SLV, $NUGT, $GDXJ, $GGGG As expected, the FOMC passed up another opportunity to raise their Fed Funds Rate this week.  With 2016 being an election year, and late September just a few weeks from the November election, how anyone could believe the Yellen Fed would […]






Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Investors rejoiced again Thursday as Fed they digested Wednesday’s FOMC minutes . Stocks rose across the board with DJIA adding 0.8% and S&P 500 + 07% and the NAS Comp + .05% extending the Risk Rally. Precious metals also gained […]






Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Investors rejoiced as Fed stood pat and left the office policy interest rate unchanged. Stocks rose across the board with DJIA and S&P 500 indices adding +0.9% and +1.09% respectively. Precious metals also gained on USD weakness. The benchmark COMEX Gold […]






Divided FOMC Stood Pat on Rates, Tone “Hawkish”

Divided FOMC Stood Pat on Rates, Tone “Hawkish”






Divided FOMC Stood Pat on Rates, Tone “Hawkish” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX A divided Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) left the fed funds rate unchanged for a 6th meeting running, saying it would wait for “more evidence of progress toward its goals”, while projecting that an increase is likely by year-end. “Near-term risks to the […]






Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: US stocks saw choppy trade again Tuesday, and it is likely we will see some volatility after the BOJ and the FOMC policy announcements Wednesday. PE FLASH: From the BOJ minutes “Quantitative and Qualitative Monetary Easing with Yield Curve Control” […]






Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key US Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Waiting for the BOJ and FOMC meets trade as we saw Monday was/is choppy. PE DJIA at 18120.17 declined slightly Monday on choppy trade ahead of the US Fed policy announcement Wednesday. Major support of 18000-17850 continues to hold strong, some […]






Alan Greenspan’s Credibility is an Accident that is still Happening

Alan Greenspan’s Credibility is an Accident that is still Happening






Alan Greenspan’s Credibility is an Accident that is still Happening $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX In a article last week, the former Fed Chairman is quoted to be worried about the “crazies.” For some unknown reason, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan’s, 90 anni, opinions are still taken seriously. No one person has done more to […]






Extreme Volatility and Market Breadth Seen in Coming Days

Extreme Volatility and Market Breadth Seen in Coming Days






Extreme Volatility and Market Breadth Seen in Coming Days $DIA, $GLD, $SLV There was some excitement Tuesday, as the Dow Jones was down 1.41% and the NYSE saw a day of extreme breadth.  But the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) recovered from its early week losses, and ended the week higher than last Friday’s close.  The […]






China Calls for Stronger Tie-up with ASEAN Members

China Calls for Stronger Tie-up with ASEAN Members






Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli met with leaders from member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in southwest China’s Nanning City Saturday, calling for stronger ties between China and ASEAN. The foreign dignitaries include Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Myanmar’s Vice President U Myint Swe, Lao […]






The US Fed has Not Delivered on the Economy

The US Fed has Not Delivered on the Economy






The US Fed has Not Delivered on the Economy The US Fed is stuck to actions devised by Ben S. Bernanke that have not worked to restore strong economic growth since the Great Recession The US central bank’s adherence to the idea that unemployment and weak demand can be cured with policies that encourage consumers, businesses and governments […]






Financial Markets Running on “Hope” for Continuing Stimulus

Financial Markets Running on “Hope” for Continuing Stimulus






Financial Markets Running on “Hope” for Continuing Stimulus $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX In this world of easy money, where the markets hope the near-Zero interest rate policies to continue, there really should be hope for a growing not stagnant economy. This week;s economic reports have been dominated by a very strong consumer confidence report. The […]






There is Growing Evidence That Obama’s Foriegn Policy is Failing

There is Growing Evidence That Obama’s Foriegn Policy is Failing






There is Growing Evidence That Obama’s Foriegn Policy is Failing When US President Barack Hussein Obama travels to Asia next week, he will try to reassure leaders in the region that he still has the ability (read political power) to deliver US approval for the sweeping Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), even though the 2 Presidential candidates […]






The US Government’s Economic Growth Numbers are Wrong

The US Government’s Economic Growth Numbers are Wrong






The US Government’s Economic Growth Numbers are Wrong Harvard Economist Martin Feldstein warned Friday that the US government’s measure of economic growth is always wrong, regardless of the official number. The US economy grew less than previously reported last Quarter on lower government outlays and a bigger depletion of inventories, capping a sluggish 1-H performance […]






Key Economic Data Does Not Reflect Pending ‘Disaster’

Key Economic Data Does Not Reflect Pending ‘Disaster’






Key Economic Data Does Not Reflect Pending ‘Disaster’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX July New Home Sales and August Philadelphia Fed NonManufacturing Survey Home Sales: +12.4%/ Philly Fed: -4 points; Orders: -14.9 points The Big Q: With housing and hiring looking really good, where is the economic disaster we keep hearing about? The notion that the […]






S&P Maintains Strong Abu Dhabi Ratings

S&P Maintains Strong Abu Dhabi Ratings






S&P Maintains Strong Abu Dhabi Ratings The agency affirmed its ‘AA’ long-term ratings for the emirate despite low Crude Oil prices  Ratings agency S&P has maintained its strong ratings for Abu Dhabi despite the impact of low Crude Oil prices on the Emirate’s economy. In its latest report, S&P affirmed its ‘AA’ long-term and ‘A-1+’ short-term […]






China Considering Boosting Private Investment

China Considering Boosting Private Investment






China Considering Boosting Private Investment China’s top economic planning body has suggested more policy tools to reverse the slowing of private investment and bolster economic growth. The government should further encourage private investment with more preferential policies and remove barriers preventing private companies from entering electricity, telecommunications and other sectors that were once dominated by […]






American’s are Almost as Wealthy as Ever, it is Scary

American’s are Almost as Wealthy as Ever, it is Scary






American’s are Almost as Wealthy as Ever, it is Scary Americans are about as wealthy as they have ever been and that is worrying monetary officials.  They are concerned that the growing wealth could prove unsustainable because it has outstripped the growth of the economy since the Great Recession’s storied end in Y 2009. A […]






Caution, Investors are Chasing Stocks, more Tactical than Fundamental

Caution, Investors are Chasing Stocks, more Tactical than Fundamental






Caution, Investors are Chasing Stocks, more Tactical than Fundamental $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Investors are no longer running from the stock market they are chasing it for reasons that are more tactical than fundamental: Caution. It is too early to tell where the UK’s new position in the overall context of the EU will be […]






Update: Federal and State Government Marijuana Policy

Update: Federal and State Government Marijuana Policy






Update: Federal and State Government Marijuana Policy House Republicans blocked an effort to open up banking for Marijuana businesses House Turns Back Effort to Give Pot Businesses Access to Banks. The Republican-led House Wednesday voted down an amendment to the FY 2017 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act that would have blocked federal regulators […]






Donald Trump Pointing a 50MM Howitzer at Hillary Clinton

Donald Trump Pointing a 50MM Howitzer at Hillary Clinton






Donald Trump Pointing a 50MM Howitzer at Hillary Clinton Donald Trump is releasing a 35-pg document that takes down Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy and economic stances. The  50MM attack pulls together news articles, documents and speeches critical of the former Secretary of State, US Senator from New York, and 1st Lady. Donald Trump made the […]






The Fed Policy Makers are Fighting for Their Lives

The Fed Policy Makers are Fighting for Their Lives






The Fed Policy Makers are Fighting for Their Lives Something interesting happened the Friday (Quad Witching) before Brexit; trading volume exploded on a decline in the Dow Jones.  In the BEV chart below I inserted the daily trading volume (mils) for the Dow Jones instead of the usual BEV values to highlight what happened. It […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update Ohio becomes the newest MM (medical marijuana) state, but you cannot smoke it; a pair of contending Arkansas initiatives are coming up on a signature turn-in deadline; DPA identifies problems with New York’s medical marijuana program, and more. Arkansas As of Wednesday, a pair of medical marijuana initiative campaigns are facing a […]






Donald Trump Counters Hillary, “I do not have a thin skin”

Donald Trump Counters Hillary, “I do not have a thin skin”






Donald Trump Counters Hillary, “I do not have a thin skin” Donald Trump Friday countered Hillary Clinton’s attacks on his temperament, saying that “I do not have thin skin” and that “we need a strong temperament in this country.” “I have very strong and thick skin,” the presumptive GOP Presidential nominee said Friday on TV. […]






Managed Money Cautious, Capital Preservation Key

Managed Money Cautious, Capital Preservation Key






Managed Money Cautious, Capital Preservation Key $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The “new normal” led to the “new neutral” led to ‘insecure stability”. The world has entering a phase of rising risks as the effect of central-bank stimulus policies diminishes. “You can think of it as insecure stability,” Richard Clarida, Pimco’s global strategic adviser, said in […]






Abenomics Not Likely to Lift Japan Out of Sluggish Growth

Abenomics Not Likely to Lift Japan Out of Sluggish Growth






Abenomics Not Likely to Lift Japan Out of Sluggish Growth Statistics released Wednesday showed Japan recorded better-than-expected economic growth numbers in Q-1 of the year. However, economists said the real picture may not be as rosy as it looks to be based on preliminary statistics. The reform plans championed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, known […]






June Fed Interest Rate Hike In Sight

June Fed Interest Rate Hike In Sight






June Fed Interest Rate Hike In Sight $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The US Fed officials said it would appropriate to raise interest rates in June if economic data points to stronger Q-2 growth as well as firming inflation and employment, according to the FOMC mins from their policy meeting in April. That view suggests the […]






Looking at Equity Markets for Economic Signals is a “Mistake”

Looking at Equity Markets for Economic Signals is a “Mistake”






Looking at Equity Markets for Economic Signals is a “Mistake” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Volatility in stocks and bonds was part of the FOMC’s consideration for slowing interest rate increases in February. Now a Fed economist attached to the central bank’s Dallas branch says that “relying on the equity market for economic signals is a […]






Donald Trump, will not tolerate “Hypocrisy on the Women’s Issue.”

Donald Trump, will not tolerate “Hypocrisy on the Women’s Issue.”






Donald Trump, will not tolerate “Hypocrisy on the Women’s Issue.” Paul Manafort defending the presumptive GOP presidential nominee’s attacks on both Hillary Clinton and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, says that Donald Trump will not tolerate “hypocrisy on the women’s issue.” In a TV interview the convention manager for Donald Trump demurred from elaborating on Mr. Trump’s declaration […]






Investing in Reduced Deforestation is Money Well Spent

Investing in Reduced Deforestation is Money Well Spent






Investing in Reduced Deforestation is Money Well Spent It is widely agreed that reducing emissions from deforestation could bring about 33% of the Greenhouse gas emission reductions our planet needs by Y 2030 to stay on a 2-degrees trajectory. Protecting and managing forests wisely not only make sense from a climate perspective, it is also […]






Bull Exhausted, Will Soon Lay Down, Savvy Money Turns to Gold

Bull Exhausted, Will Soon Lay Down, Savvy Money Turns to Gold






Bull Exhausted, Will Soon Lay Down, Savvy Money Turns to Gold $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $GLD, $VXX Stan Druckenmiller, the billionaire investor with one of the best long-term track records in money management, says the Bull market has “exhausted itself” and that Gold is his largest currency allocation. Mr. Druckenmiller, speaking at the Sohn Investment Conference […]






Donald Trump, “America First and I have my own money”

Donald Trump, “America First and I have my own money”






Donald Trump, “America First and I have my own money” Republican Presidential front-runner Donald Trump said he does not need the support of Charles Koch. In an interview with Mr. Trump said, “What he says bears no relationship on what I do or say. I don’t need his money. I got my own money,” while […]






Americans Confidence on Economy Dives to Lowest Mark in a Year

Americans Confidence on Economy Dives to Lowest Mark in a Year






Americans Confidence on Economy Dives to Lowest Mark in a Year $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $AAPL Notable 1: For the vast majority of Americans, the “Dream” of a better life was lost in the early 1970’s. Notable 2: Apple Inc. (AAPL) -NasdaqGS  104.35 Down 0.73(0.69%) 4:00p EDT After Hours : 96.10 Down 8.25 (7.91%) 7:59p EDT Americans’ confidence […]






Africa’s Boosts ICT Development to Spur Trade

Africa’s Boosts ICT Development to Spur Trade






Africa’s Boosts ICT Development to Spur Trade Africa’s largest trading bloc said Wednesday it will harness ICT (information, communication technologies) to create significant economic activities within the region and beyond. Dr. Amany Asfour, chairperson of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Business Council, said ICT services are essential in the sector and […]






Be Alert, Stocks Could Get Cut In Half

Be Alert, Stocks Could Get Cut In Half






Be Alert, Stocks Could Get Cut In Half $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Stocks could lose 50% their value + if the history of valuation cycles is any indication, cautions mutual-fund manager John Hussman, President of Hussman Investment Trust. He is correct and I have been calling for a Fibo retracement in the S&P 500 of […]






China Continuing To Upgrade It Foreign Trade

China Continuing To Upgrade It Foreign Trade






China Continuing To Upgrade It Foreign Trade China will continue to transform and upgrade its foreign trade in accordance with World Trade Organization (WTO) rules, an official from the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said. The statement, published on the MOC website, was made by an official in charge of the MOC’s department of treaty and […]






Monetary Policy Has Done All It Can, More Fed QE Coming

Monetary Policy Has Done All It Can, More Fed QE Coming






Monetary Policy Has Done All It Can, More Fed QE Coming Monetary policy has done everything it can unless the Fed put additional QE into the US economic system . The Fed is not helping much in the sense that ultimately determines whether or not the nation getting an effect from the QE’s beyond increasing […]