US Consumer Confidence at 16-Year High, Sign of Sustained Spending

US Consumer Confidence at 16-Year High, Sign of Sustained Spending

US Consumer Confidence at 16-Year High, Sign of Sustained Spending $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Consumer confidence, including views about the US economy, last week marked a 16-year high, indicating spending will remain solid. Confidence among Republicans rose to an almost 10-year high, while comfort of independents was strongest in more than 16 years, Democrats are […]

August Markets: Stocks Often Declines as Traders Vacation

August Markets: Stocks Often Declines as Traders Vacation

August Markets: Stocks Often Declines as Traders Vacation $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX It is August and markets are taking time to consolidate the recent big gainers. And this August US President Donald Trump threatens to leash Fire & Fury on NKorea. So, we are seeing the VIX wake up, as swings in stocks and junk […]

Australian Dollar (A$) Rising Strong Against US Dollar ($)

Australian Dollar (A$) Rising Strong Against US Dollar ($)

On Friday night the Australian dollar broke through US78 cents for the first time in more than two years. The Australian dollar appears Confident to rise to US80¢ soon. The reason for Friday’s surge was that American retail sales fell, against expectations of a rise, and the monthly CPI change was zero. Annual inflation remains mired at […]

Holder Senses What’s Coming, Warns DOJ/FBI Publicly

Holder Senses What’s Coming, Warns DOJ/FBI Publicly

Holder Senses What’s Coming, Warns DOJ/FBI Publicly Former Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday that the “career men and women” at the FBI and the Justice Department should “be prepared, be strong.” ✔@EricHolder To the career men & women at DOJ/FBI: your actions and integrity will be unfairly questioned. Be prepared, be strong. Duty. Honor. […]

President Trump to Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn (ret.), “Stay Strong”

President Trump to Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn (ret.), “Stay Strong”

President Trump to Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn (ret.), “Stay Strong” President Donald Trump told former national security adviser Lt. General Michael Flynn to “stay strong” as federal investigators look into his foreign ties. “I just got a message from the president to stay strong,” the retired US Army Lt. General told a group of friends […]

Gold & Silver are Climbing, What it Means for Investors

Gold & Silver are Climbing, What it Means for Investors

Gold & Silver are Climbing, What it Means for Investors $GLD, $SLV, $EXCFF, $SLW Our economy is governed by its surroundings, the announcement of a federal interest rate hike sometimes causes the stock market to decline, even before it goes into effect. But since Donald Trump has become President of the US, the Fed’s actions […]

Majority of Americans say President Donald Trump is a Man of his Word

Majority of Americans say President Donald Trump is a Man of his Word

Majority of Americans say President Donald Trump is a Man of his Word Results of a recent Gallup Poll reveals that 62% of Americans polled said  President Trump keeps his promises, 42% believe he is honest, with Republicans much more positive than Democrats. 59% said President Trump, only 3 weeks into his term, is a strong […]

Segenhoe Stars for Classic Selling on Sunday & Monday

Segenhoe Stars for Classic Selling on Sunday & Monday

Segenhoe Stars for Classic Selling on Sunday & Monday Premium Hunter Valley nursery Segenhoe Stud will be chiming in late at the 2017 Inglis Classic Yearling Sale presenting a draft of nine top class youngsters on Sunday and Monday. Feature photo above: Bred and sold by Segenhoe – Eagle Way wins the Queensland Derby Now […]