Protect Your Pancreas, It is Extremely Important

Protect Your Pancreas, It is Extremely Important

Protect Your Pancreas, It is Extremely Important We should all know that our pancreas is an extremely important organ in the body because it produces the hormone insulin and secretes it into the blood stream, keeping our blood sugar in check. So, it is a Key player in the war against diabetes. “In essence, it controls […]

Many US Industries Will Thrive During Trade Tensions

Many US Industries Will Thrive During Trade Tensions

Many US Industries Will Thrive During Trade Tensions $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX,$ VXX Several US industries are set to withstand the trade dust-up or even thrive, according to US financial services firm Cowen and Company. China’s recent revisions to tariffs have a clear benefit to luxury retailers, Cowen analysts said in its report. While the […]

US Judge Rules 100’d of Lawsuits Alleging ‘Roundup’ Caused Cancer Go Froward

US Judge Rules 100’d of Lawsuits Alleging ‘Roundup’ Caused Cancer Go Froward

US Judge Rules 100’d of Lawsuits Alleging ‘Roundup’ Caused Cancer Go Froward Hundreds of lawsuits alleging Roundup weed killer caused cancer cleared a big hurdle Tuesday when a US judge ruled that cancer victims and their families could present expert testimony linking the herbicide to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. US District Judge Vince Chhabria said evidence that […]

The Continuing Shredding of Barack Obamacare

The Continuing Shredding of Barack Obamacare

The Continuing Shredding of Barack Obamacare Saturday, The Trump Administration said that it as suspended $10.4-B in payments expected by ACA, aka Barack Obamacare insurers, citing a federal judge’s ruling in a lawsuit over a program’s formula guidelines. “We were disappointed by the court’s recent ruling,” the Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid […]

Get Out of Bed on Purpose!

Get Out of Bed on Purpose!

Get Out of Bed on Purpose! Research has found that people who are naturally early to bed and early to rise may have a lower risk of depression than those who are night owls. This research is the largest and most detailed observational study yet to look at the link between chronotype, an individual’s own […]

Alcohol and the Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease

Alcohol and the Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease

Alcohol and the Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago revealed alcohol may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by disrupting the way amyloid beta is cleared Amyloid beta is a protein implicated in Alzheimer’s disease that can clump together in the brain, building up into groups of […]

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 […]

World Health Organization Found Inadequate Evidence That Coffee Causes Cancer

World Health Organization Found Inadequate Evidence That Coffee Causes Cancer

World Health Organization Found Inadequate Evidence That Coffee Causes Cancer California Moves to Declare Coffee Safe From Cancer Risk California officials bucked a recent court ruling Friday and offered reassurance to concerned coffee drinkers that their fix will not give them cancer. The unprecedented action by the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment to propose […]

If You Do Not Know What Bitcoin is, Read This Please

If You Do Not Know What Bitcoin is, Read This Please

If You Do Not Know What Bitcoin is, Read This Please $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD, $CME, $CBOE, $V, $MA If you are 1 of those people who do not know what Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are read this, as there is a keen international interest in this nascent digital asset. Interest in digital currency has expanded over […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): There Appears to be Deadly Risk Driving its EVs

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): There Appears to be Deadly Risk Driving its EVs

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): There Appears to be Deadly Risk Driving its EVs $TSLA  Motorists are Worried World Wide Most of you will have heard of the Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) EV that is made Northern California. This electric car has been touted and heralded as the 1 that will save our planet. Hang on, last week one crashed […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk, ‘an interesting man’

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk, ‘an interesting man’

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk, “an interesting man” $TSLA, $RACE, $GM, $F, $VLKAY Saturday, a Seattle fund manager noted that Elon Musk is “possibly the most interesting man in the world,” in a post on his firm’s website He did not refer to Wednesday’s conference call Mr. Musk held on the controversial financial travails of the […]

In a Volatile Market Pay Attention, Keep Cool, Do Not Overreact

In a Volatile Market Pay Attention, Keep Cool, Do Not Overreact

In a Volatile Market Pay Attention, Keep Cool, Do Not Overreact $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Stocks rebound sharply off session lows, benchmark S&P 500 broke back above 200-day MA Heavily-weighted financial sector under-performs as yields decline across the curve Investors cautious ahead of Friday’s release of the April NFPs report Some tips for new investors that […]

The More Vegetables We Eat, the Lower the Risk of Heart Disease

The More Vegetables We Eat, the Lower the Risk of Heart Disease

The More Vegetables We Eat, the Lower the Risk of Heart Disease Nitrate-Rich (NO)vegetables boost Heart Health and lower the risk of heart attacks NO is an important biological signaling molecule that supports normal endothelial function and protects our mitochondria. It is also a potent vasodilator helping relax and widen our blood vessels, which improves […]

Bitcoin: IRS says ‘Less than 100 people have reported holdings so far’

Bitcoin: IRS says ‘Less than 100 people have reported holdings so far’

Bitcoin: IRS says ‘Less than 100 people have reported holdings so far’ $BTCUSD The Big Q: What will be the impact of last years digital currency boom be on US tax payers? Notably, Germany has declared Bitcoin Tax Exempt. In Y 2017, cryptocurrencies became among the very trendiest investment opportunities. And, after much debate and […]

Wall Street Banks See US Economy Growing to 4%, Not Collapsing

Wall Street Banks See US Economy Growing to 4%, Not Collapsing

Wall Street Banks See US Economy Growing to 4%, Not Collapsing $GS, $MS, $DB, $BAC, $HSBC, $JPM US Economy Continues to Boom under President Trump The International Monetary Fund (IMF) conducts its semi-annual health check of the world economy this week with investors worried that global growth is starting to fade after accelerating the most […]

Trading: Master Your Emotions or They Will Master You

Trading: Master Your Emotions or They Will Master You

Trading: Master Your Emotions or They Will Master You These day in financial markets dominated by huge data, sophisticated analytical programs and quantitative strategies, concerns about the psychological aspect of trading may seem very strange. But, in reality a clear understanding of trading psychology very important. As it is when people forget to question motivations […]

Xi Speaks, Stock Bulls Listen: Risk is On Globally

Xi Speaks, Stock Bulls Listen: Risk is On Globally

Xi Speaks, Stock Bulls Listen: Risk is On Globally $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ A new era in the Age of Prosperity is seen Appetite for risk on is strong Tuesday morning, as Chinese President Xi Jinping offered plans to further open up the 2nd largest economy. Xi’s public speech at the Boao Forum came days after […]

Strong Economic Development Seen in the USA

Strong Economic Development Seen in the USA

Strong Economic Development Seen in the USA $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ US stocks were up and down last week, seeming driven by shifting headlines on US-China trade tensions. When in fact the market is consolidating the huge gainer since Donald Trump was elected US President. Now, is very important to distinguish between tariffs that we already […]

Cancer Risk and Coffee? No Real Evidence of Any!

Cancer Risk and Coffee? No Real Evidence of Any!

Cancer Risk and Coffee? No Real Evidence of Any! Health experts say the controversial warning overstates the risks and that the health benefits of drinking coffee far outweigh any potential downsides. More California “Nut Country” action. Recently, a California  judge ruled that coffee sellers must post scary warnings about cancer risks. The Big Q: How […]

A Gender Bending Chemical is Found in Nearly 90% of Teens

A Gender Bending Chemical is Found in Nearly 90% of Teens

A Gender Bending Chemical is Found in Nearly 90% of Teens Independent studies demonstrate negative effects of BPA and other toxins in the body, but governmental agencies and manufacturers appear unwilling to protect your health So, it is your responsibility to protect yourself from air, water and food contaminants Bisphenol-A (BPA) was 1st created by […]

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: […]

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies Across the Board

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies Across the Board

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies Across the Board $BTCUSD Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies are new, alluring and somewhat complex investment assets. People see Bitcoin as currency, an investment and a store of value. Government’s do not agree on what Bitcoin is. The US Internal Revenue sees and treats it as property, The US Securities and Exchange Commission considers […]

Smoking Marijuana Linked to Major Heart Health Issues

Smoking Marijuana Linked to Major Heart Health Issues

Smoking Marijuana Linked to Major Heart Health Issues A major new study reveals that smoking marijuana dramatically increases one’s risk of suffering a heart attack and other cardiovascular events. The study authors, along with Top cardiologists across the country, are calling for more research into the use of medicinal and recreational cannabis in light of […]

Cancer Linked to Ultra-Processed Foods

Cancer Linked to Ultra-Processed Foods

Cancer Linked to Ultra-Processed Foods Thursday, Scientists suggested on a link between cancer and “ultra-processed” foods such as cookies, fizzy drinks and sugary cereals, and virtually all fast food offerings, some nutritional experts cautioned against reading too much into the study results. Researchers from France and Brazil used data from nearly 105,000 French adults who […]

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 […]

Trading in Volatility ETFs Halted at Fidelity

Trading in Volatility ETFs Halted at Fidelity

Trading in Volatility ETFs Halted at Fidelity $SVXY, $XIV, $ZIV Just 3 days after the collapse of an exchange-traded note betting on low volatility, Fidelity Investments said it moved to protect client/investors from these highly leveraged products. The fund giant is halting customer purchases of 3 volatility-focused ETFs (exchange traded funds) a company spokesman, said […]

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 […]

Jack Dorsey’s Square Cash Allows Anyone to Buy and Sell Bitcoin

Jack Dorsey’s Square Cash Allows Anyone to Buy and Sell Bitcoin

Jack Dorsey’s Square Cash Allows Anyone to Buy and Sell Bitcoin $BTCUSD, $SQ The risks are the same as ever, but it is a easy way to manage the cryptocurrency. Square’s (NYSE:SQ) Cash App has been helping people send and receive money without fees for a while. Originally an money-by-email service, Cash App has grown into a more […]

Rx Medications, Not the Only Answer to Relieving High Blood Pressure

Rx Medications, Not the Only Answer to Relieving High Blood Pressure

Rx Medications, Not the Only Answer to Relieving High Blood Pressure The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that about 30% of Americans have high blood pressure, also called hypertension, and only 50% of them have their blood pressure under control. Now, under controversial new guidelines released in November 2017, which advised that […]

Legalization of Marijuana, ‘The Great American Social Experiment’

Legalization of Marijuana, ‘The Great American Social Experiment’

Legalization of Marijuana, ‘The Great American Social Experiment’ The great social experiment that is marijuana legalization is now 5 years old, with 6 states already allowing legal marijuana sales, two more where legal sales will begin within months, and yet another that, along with the District of Columbia, has legalized personal possession and cultivation of […]

The Flu Can Be Deadly, Really Deadly

The Flu Can Be Deadly, Really Deadly

The Flu Can Be Deadly, Really Deadly Influenza, aka flu, is already known to be deadly, but a new study suggests that the risk of heart attack is 6X greater than normal while people are ill with the flu. “I was a little bit surprised by the strength of the association. It’s not every day […]

SEC Taking a Hard Look at ‘Overnight’ Digital Currency Companies

SEC Taking a Hard Look at ‘Overnight’ Digital Currency Companies

SEC Taking a Hard Look at ‘Overnight’ Digital Currency Companies $BTCUSD Monday, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) made it known that it is taking a hard look at public companies that change their name and/or business model in a bid to capitalize upon the investor frenzy, and hyperbole surrounding blockchain technology, SEC Chairman […]

Alcohol Is Not Good For Us, Poisoning Kills 6 People Daily

Alcohol Is Not Good For Us, Poisoning Kills 6 People Daily

Alcohol Is Not Good For Us, Poisoning Kills 6 People Daily The World Health Organization International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classifies alcohol as a Group 1 carcinogen, their highest risk category. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration data reveals, that just over 26% of people over 18 reported binge drinking in […]

Bitcoin’s ‘Hot’ and Coming to Real Estate Market

Bitcoin’s ‘Hot’ and Coming to Real Estate Market

Bitcoin’s ‘Hot’ and Coming to Real Estate Market $BTCUSD Bitcoin fever has hit the US real estate market, especially in Florida, offering foreign investors a way to avoid currency controls at home and US economic sanctions. As of the end of Y 2017, the digital currency was listed as a way to pay for some […]

Vitamin D Can Ward Off Risk of Heart Disease

Vitamin D Can Ward Off Risk of Heart Disease

Vitamin D Can Ward Off Risk of Heart Disease High doses of vitamin D seem to keep arteries more flexible and pliable, potentially warding off future heart disease, heart attacks and strokes, preliminary research suggests. In just 4 months, vitamin D supplements reduced arterial stiffness in a group of 70 young black men and women, […]

Fed Doves Calling for ‘Slow’ Tightening

Fed Doves Calling for ‘Slow’ Tightening

Fed Doves Calling for ‘Slow’ Tightening The Fed should be patient as it raises interest rates this year, said Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic, adding his voice to other Dovish comments from officials concerned by low inflation and the risk of an inverted yield curve. “I am comfortable continuing with a slow […]

Fueling the Fire of Bitcoin: Knowledge is Power

Fueling the Fire of Bitcoin: Knowledge is Power

Fueling the Fire of Bitcoin: Knowledge is Power $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE, $GS 1st Main Street, then LaSalle Street, and now Wall Street bring new interest to the Bitcoin market The futures markets have shown that investors want to gain exposure to Bitcoin in a regulated manner without having to store the underlying asset, aka price […]

Chinese Leaders, “More Imports, Less Financial Risk”

Chinese Leaders, “More Imports, Less Financial Risk”

Chinese Leaders, “More Imports, Less Financial Risk” Chinese leaders have promised to increase imports and reduce risks in their financial system following an annual planning meeting amid slowing economic growth and pressure from trading partners to open their markets wider. The 3-day meeting that ended Wednesday is a throwback to China’s era of central planning, […]

Bitcoin Leads to ‘Revolution’ in Commodity Trading

Bitcoin Leads to ‘Revolution’ in Commodity Trading

 Bitcoin Leads to ‘Revolution’ in Commodity Trading $BTCUSD, $IBM, $UBS The rise of Bitcoin is amazing the world’s financial gurus, and now blockchain, the digital-ledger system is set to do the same in Y 2018 for trading in raw materials commodities, as it is being adapted to streamline physical transactions. Two months ago 4 banks joined […]

Good Read: Aging Backwards, by Miranda Esmonde-White

Good Read: Aging Backwards, by Miranda Esmonde-White

Good Read: Aging Backwards, by Miranda Esmonde-White “A sedentary lifestyle — too much time spent on couches or at desks and not enough movement — is the most common trigger for muscular atrophy. When we move our muscles as little as possible, with a sedentary lifestyle, we turn down our furnaces and literally cause our muscles to atrophy. When […]

Equity Investors in ‘Risk On’ Mode for Fear of Missing Out

Equity Investors in ‘Risk On’ Mode for Fear of Missing Out

Equity Investors in ‘Risk On’ Mode for Fear of Missing Out $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Wall Street’s fear of missing out on this extending Trump Rally is “trumping” all if any political risk in Washington, DC. The countdown on the GOP’s efforts to cut corporate taxes has virtually ended, its a deal, now the risk […]

Bitcoin Bears Have Sharp Teeth, Big Appetites and Deep Pockets

Bitcoin Bears Have Sharp Teeth, Big Appetites and Deep Pockets

Bitcoin Bears Have Sharp Teeth, Big Appetites and Deep Pockets The Data Show That Nearly 50% of ICO Investors are Europeans $BTCUSD $CME, $CBOE Nearly 50% of the cash that has poured into newly issued ICOs (cryptocurrencies) in recent years has been raised in Europe, research published Thursday showed. The report by Atomico, one of Europe’s […]

Investors Buy the Dips, Market Continues to Extend The Trump Rally

Investors Buy the Dips, Market Continues to Extend The Trump Rally

Investors Buy the Dips, Market Continues to Extend The Trump Rally $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Strategy: In an uptrend, when markets fall, buy. 2 weeks ago stocks encountered headwinds and a wide range of risk assets came under pressure in the week ended 18 November, and some market observers again declared the end of what […]

It Is No Secret, Sugar Can Kill People

It Is No Secret, Sugar Can Kill People

It Is No Secret, Sugar Can Kill People Major industries have and continue to devoted huge financial resources to shaping scientific debates that may threaten profits. Prime example: Big Tobacco pushing back on how smoking kills people. This corporate strategy of subsidizing scientists, lobbyists and researchers to present results putting the products in the good light […]

Central Banks are Not Innovators, Bitcoin Threatens

Central Banks are Not Innovators, Bitcoin Threatens

Central Banks are Not Innovators, Bitcoin Threatens $BTCUSD The Big Q: Should central banks embrace cryptocurrencies, or even pioneer their own? The Big A: No. Cryptocurrencies aka crypto assets, are a new and unusual financial medium innovation, and to centralize them in a bureaucracy is wrong. However, the POBC, China’s central bank, says it is working to […]

Gold at 1-Month High on Weak USD

Gold at 1-Month High on Weak USD

Gold at 1-Month High on Weak USD $GLD, $SLV, $MTAFF, $USD Gold jumped to a 1-month high Friday as USD softened Sentiment has turned sharply against USD, which may finally allow Gold to test Key medium-term resistance at 1,310 early this week. On the week, the precious Yellow metal finish up 1.3%, its strongest weekly […]

China’s $38-T Off-Balance Sheet Items Poses Little Risk

China’s $38-T Off-Balance Sheet Items Poses Little Risk

China’s $38-T Off-Balance Sheet Items Poses Little Risk $CNY, $UBS, $MCO The Chinese finance sector’s RMB 253-T ($38-T) of off-balance sheet items pose little risk because more than two-thirds of them are relatively harmless components such as custodial funds and untapped credit-card limits, said UBS Group AG (NYSE:UBS). Despite the size of the number, a […]

Gold Up for 3rd Day Running On US Inflation Data

Gold Up for 3rd Day Running On US Inflation Data

Gold Up for 3rd Day Running On US Inflation Data $GLD, $SLV, $MTAFF, $USD Gold prices rose for a 3rd day running Wednesday, and was flat Thursday, as USD weakened and US bond yields fell despite solid US economic data that reinforced expectations that the Fed will press ahead with increases to US interest rates, […]

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 […]

Metalla Royalty and Streaming, Ltd.’s Annual Letter to Shareholders 2017

Metalla Royalty and Streaming, Ltd.’s Annual Letter to Shareholders 2017

Metalla Royalty and Streaming, Ltd.’s Annual Letter to Shareholders 2017 $MTAFF, $GLD, $SLV It is with great satisfaction that I present to you, our shareholders, the first annual shareholder letter under our new name and business model of acquiring precious metal royalty, streams, and other production based interests. At a time when experts in the […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Overvalued, Dropped by Key Fund

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Overvalued, Dropped by Key Fund

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Overvalued, Dropped by Key Fund $TSLA Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) is overvalued, according to a climate focused investment fund that has beaten 97% of its peers. “We don’t see upside,” Thomas Sorensen, who manages the Nordea Global Climate and Environmental Fund, said in a recent interview . “What’s needed in cash flow generation to get […]

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, […]

Using Meditation to Prevent Heart Disease

Using Meditation to Prevent Heart Disease

Using Meditation to Prevent Heart Disease Meditation may help reduce some risk factors for heart disease, according to a new statement from the American Heart Association. The statement, released Thursday, noted that a healthy lifestyle and medicines to control high blood pressure, high cholesterol and other heart threats are the most effective ways to prevent […]

Big Coffee in California Courts

Big Coffee in California Courts

Big Coffee in California Courts $SBUX A cup of Coffee in California could soon make us think 2X before the 1st sip. A nonprofit group wants Coffee manufacturers, distributors and retailers to post ominous warnings about a cancer-causing chemical brewed in every pot, and has been presenting evidence in a Los Angeles courtroom to make […]

Real Good Foods to Help Lower Blood Pressure

Real Good Foods to Help Lower Blood Pressure

Real Good Foods to Help Lower Blood Pressure Arugula, or rocket, is a very healthy leafy green that helps decrease blood pressure due to the minerals potassium, calcium and magnesium, which help relax your blood vessels and, in turn, help reduce blood pressure Flaxseeds, beets, celery, olive oil and cooked tomatoes also help reduce blood […]

Cryptocurrency Crackdown: Swiss Shut Down ‘Fake’ e-Coin

Cryptocurrency Crackdown: Swiss Shut Down ‘Fake’ e-Coin

Cryptocurrency Crackdown: Swiss Shut Down ‘Fake’ e-Coin Switzerland’s financial watchdog closed down the provider of a fake cryptocurrency and is investigating around 12 other possible fraud cases, in the latest clamp-down on the risks involving virtual money. The move by the FINMA watchdog comes on the heels of Chinese authorities’ ordering Beijing-based cryptocurrency exchanges to […]

Bitcoin, from Curiosity to Household Word

Bitcoin, from Curiosity to Household Word

Bitcoin, from Curiosity to Household Word $JPM, $BTCUSD The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said Monday, that the world’s central banks cannot ignore the growth in cryptocurrencies and may at some point have to consider whether it makes sense for them to issue their own digital currencies, “Whether or not a central bank should provide […]

Drinking Coffee is Good for Us, So Drink Good Coffee

Drinking Coffee is Good for Us, So Drink Good Coffee

Drinking Coffee is Good for Us, So Drink Good Coffee People who drink Coffee have a 7 to 12% lower risk of dying prematurely, including decreased heart-related conditions such as stroke and digestive diseases,  according to a recent study. The Big Q: What’s so great about Coffee? Like other plant-based foods, Coffee has its own […]

Focus on Gold, Silver, Precious Metals Mining and Royalty Streaming

Focus on Gold, Silver, Precious Metals Mining and Royalty Streaming

Focus on Gold, Silver, Precious Metals Mining and Royalty Streaming $GLD, $SLV, $MTAFF, $IBM, $WMT To start this is gold’s step sum chart going back to November 2010.  For almost a year (November 2010 to August 2011) gold’s step sum saw an amazing ascent; rising from 220 to 275 (55 net advancing days) in a […]

Inflammation, Not Cholesterol is at the Root of Cardiac Disease

Inflammation, Not Cholesterol is at the Root of Cardiac Disease

Inflammation, Not Cholesterol is at the Root of Cardiac Disease $NVS Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in nearly every cell of the body and is essential for good health. Our body uses it to make hormones, protect your cell membranes, digest food and manufacture Vitamin D after exposure to the Sun. The liver manufactures […]

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

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

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

The Ways to Invest in Gold and Silver

The Ways to Invest in Gold and Silver

The Ways to Invest in Gold and Silver $GLD, $SLV, $ABX, $WPM, $EXCFF The experts say that owning Gold is a secure safe-have investment for protection against inflation or other economic uncertainties in anyone’s financial plans. The Big Q: What does one do to own a piece of the precious Yellow metal? The Big A: […]

Reduce Inflammation, the Underlying Cause of Many Diseases

Reduce Inflammation, the Underlying Cause of Many Diseases

Reduce Inflammation, the Underlying Cause of Many Diseases Inflammation is not just a word in medical circles today, it is a real threat to people’s health. The inflammatory response is nature’s way to help heal the body from illness or injury. But, chronic inflammation is at the root cause of many dreaded diseases, including heart […]

Wildfire: Largest LA History, 100’s of Homes at Risk

Wildfire: Largest LA History, 100’s of Homes at Risk

Wildfire: Largest LA History, 100’s of Homes at Risk More than a 1000 firefighters are battling the largest wildfire in Los Angeles history contended with erratic winds Sunday, but more moderate temperatures could help contain a blaze that has forced hundreds to evacuate their homes. The nearly 5,900-acre La Tuna Fire, named after the canyon […]

Morgan Stanley Notes: Bitcoin Cannot Match Gold as Inflation Hedge

Morgan Stanley Notes: Bitcoin Cannot Match Gold as Inflation Hedge

Morgan Stanley Notes: Bitcoin Cannot Match Gold as Inflation Hedge $GLD, $BTCUSD, $MS, $GS Bitcoin is better than Gold and is probably better than conventional fiat (paper) currencies as a medium of exchange. But the conventional view that this new cryptocurrency is also superior to Gold as a hedge against inflation and uncertainty still needs […]

New Drug Lowers Heart Risks by Curbing Inflammation

New Drug Lowers Heart Risks by Curbing Inflammation

New Drug Lowers Heart Risks by Curbing Inflammation $NVS For the 1st time, a drug has helped prevent heart attacks by curbing inflammation, a new and very different approach than lowering cholesterol. People on the drug also had surprisingly lower cancer death rates, especially from lung cancer. An anti-tumor effect is an exciting possibility. Doctors […]

Bitcoin’s Profile Grows Forecasts Rise

Bitcoin’s Profile Grows Forecasts Rise

Bitcoin’s Profile Grows, Forecasts Rise $BTCUSD, $GS, $BAC Price forecast for Bitcoin are rising, with some of the biggest banks including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) joining, while speculators to long-time investors are making new bets. The consensus is that the biggest cryptocurrency will face some resistance around 4,500 – 4,800 and correct, to then […]

There is Little Fear in World Stock Markets Now

There is Little Fear in World Stock Markets Now

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

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

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

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

Investors are saying, “Stocks Are Too Expensive”

Investors are saying, “Stocks Are Too Expensive”

Investors are saying, “Stocks Are Too Expensive” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Caution Signals Blinking Many professional investors (46%) saying stock markets are overvalued, Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s monthly fund manager poll showed Tuesday. The survey, which polled 202 asset managers with $587-B under management, was carried out between 4-10 August, and showed cash levels […]

Managed Money Saying ‘Reduce Risk’

Managed Money Saying ‘Reduce Risk’

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

Anti-Zika Mosquito Pesticides Cause Neurological Damage

Anti-Zika Mosquito Pesticides Cause Neurological Damage

Anti-Zika Mosquito Pesticides Cause Neurological Damage We have been distracted by other issues, but the  Zika hysteria of last Summer has quietly been replaced by silence. For months, the mainstream media inundated the American public with terror-inducing articles about how Zika was going to give their unborn children microcephaly, a condition in which the brain […]

Coffee Makes Life Worth Living, Longer

Coffee Makes Life Worth Living, Longer

Coffee Makes Life Worth Living, Longer “If you like to drink Coffee, drink up! If you are not a Coffee drinker, then you need to consider if you should start.” Coffee Lovers and Aficionados say drinking the delicious liquid makes life worth living, but the habit may also help them live longer, according to 2 […]

Stress and Anxiety in The Digital Age

Stress and Anxiety in The Digital Age

Stress and Anxiety in The Digital Age $GOOG, $AAPL, $FB, $SNAP In this Digital Age the Internet has put connecting with friends, colleagues, partners  associates,  partners, and lots of other good stuff at our fingertips.. However, while digital connections have a clear advantages, “digital dependence” does not. Dependence on digital communication presents several physical and […]

Central Banks Turn “Hawkish”, JPY Carry Trade Emerges

Central Banks Turn “Hawkish”, JPY Carry Trade Emerges

Central Banks Turn “Hawkish”, JPY Carry Trade Emerges $GBP, $USD, $EUR, $JPY, $CAD Cable, Loonie and EUR all rose last week on Hawkish comments from central bankers. The BOE Governor Mark Carney said it is not the time of rate hike yet. Then indicated the BOE MPC will start debating raising interest rate in the […]

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