EU Seeks to Regulate Bitcoin, as it Tops $19,000.

EU Seeks to Regulate Bitcoin, as it Tops $19,000.

EU Seeks to Regulate Bitcoin, as it Tops $19,000. $BTCUSD, $DB Bitcoin is currently trading at: 19,199.1445, +1,099.16, or +6.07%, at close: 8:31p GMT Friday, EU states and legislators agreed on stricter rules to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing on exchange platforms for Bitcoin and other virtual currencie. The agreement is part of a broader set of […]

President Trump Predicts ‘Monumental’ Tax Bill Will Pass

President Trump Predicts ‘Monumental’ Tax Bill Will Pass

President Trump Predicts ‘Monumental’ Tax Bill Will Pass $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US Stocks Hit New Records As Tax Reform Looks Likely Friday, President Donald Trump says he has seen the latest version of the $1.5-T tax overhaul package moving through Congress and he predicts it will do “very, very well.” The President told reporters […]

President Trump’s Tax Cuts Promote Growth, Reduce Deficit

President Trump’s Tax Cuts Promote Growth, Reduce Deficit

President Trump’s Tax Cuts Promote Growth, Reduce Deficit $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Market Notes Stocks rose to new all-time highs with technology and energy shares pacing the advance as The Trump Rally extends The CBOE launched Bitcoin (BTCUSD)futures trading Sunday evening. The 1-month futures contract was trading at around $18,600 at the stock market’s closing bell. […]

UAE Expects to be Taken off EU’s Tax ‘blacklist’

UAE Expects to be Taken off EU’s Tax ‘blacklist’

UAE Expects to be Taken off EU’s Tax ‘blacklist’ The UAE government said it was surprised and disappointed at being listed The United Arab Emirates (UAE) expects to be taken off the European Union’s tax-haven blacklist after it meets criteria for transparency set by the EU, the UAE government said  Thursday. “We have committed to […]

Rising Stocks, Home Values Driving American Household Wealth

Rising Stocks, Home Values Driving American Household Wealth

Rising Stocks, Home Values Driving American Household Wealth $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Rising stock prices and steady increases in home values powered American household wealth to $96.9-T, the Fed said Thursday. US wealth has made a remarkable comeback since the Great Recession, when it dove more than $10-T to $56.2-T.   The Fed’s latest figures […]

President Trump’s Tax Reform ‘Is a Game-Changer, a Whopper’

President Trump’s Tax Reform ‘Is a Game-Changer, a Whopper’

President Trump’s Tax Reform ‘Is a Game-Changer, a Whopper’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Tuesday,  Steve Schwarzman, the Chairman and CEO of Blackstone, said President Donald Trump’s tax-reform quest is a “game changer.” The former adviser to President that the tax bill was “actually a game changer because there has been enormous frustration in terms of […]

Chicago Bust Out ‘Nutters’ Protest Trump Tax Reform

Chicago Bust Out ‘Nutters’ Protest Trump Tax Reform

Chicago Bust Out ‘Nutters’ Protest Trump Tax Reform Feigned anger over the passed Trump tax reform bill drew 1000+ paid protesters in Lasalle Street, Downtown Chicago Monday, where  banks, trusts companies reside, and financial services Americans work. Individuals of all ages and demographics marched from the Chicago Board of Trade to Federal Plaza, carrying signs […]

DJIA Post Another Record, Investors See Tax Cuts Ahead

DJIA Post Another Record, Investors See Tax Cuts Ahead

DJIA Post Another Record, Investors See Tax Cuts Ahead $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The DJIA marked aother record high Monday, with banks and retailers surging and tech falling as investors realigned their portfolios in hopes of benefiting from expected corporate tax cuts. The S&P 500 ended with a small loss after hitting an intra-day all-time […]

Tax Reform to Generate 3-4% Growth ‘As Far as the Eye Can See’

Tax Reform to Generate 3-4% Growth ‘As Far as the Eye Can See’

Tax Reform to Generate 3-4% Growth ‘As Far as the Eye Can See’ Donald Trump has ended the War against business President Trump’s tax reform will translate into between 3 -4%  economic growth “for as far as the eye can see.” In an interview aired Sunday, economist Larry Kudlow, a former adviser to President Donald Trump, […]

Week 45: President Donald J. Trump in the Oval Office

Week 45: President Donald J. Trump in the Oval Office

Week 45: President Donald J. Trump in the Oval Office HAPPY THANKSGIVING We hope everybody had a great Thanksgiving last week, and had the chance to celebrate with family, friends, and loved ones. On Thanksgiving Day, President Trump was honored to speak with members of each branch of the military deployed overseas via video conference, […]

President Trump’s Tax Reform Deals Massive Blow to Barack Obamacare

President Trump’s Tax Reform Deals Massive Blow to Barack Obamacare

President Trump’s Tax Reform Deals Massive Blow to Barack Obamacare Barack Obamacare is going to collapse. The ex-president’s legacy is being shredded into oblivion. Socialized medicine suffered an extreme setback. Our President’s sweeping tax reform bill that passed the US Senate early Saturday contains the GOP’s biggest blow yet to former President Barack Hussein Obama’s […]

Wall Street Held Weekly Gains on a Volatile Trading Day,Traders Bought the Dip 

Wall Street Held Weekly Gains on a Volatile Trading Day,Traders Bought the Dip 

Wall Street Held Weekly Gains on a Volatile Trading Day, Traders Bought the Dip $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US stocks fell Friday after a report the  former US national security adviser Michael Flynn was prepared to tell investigators that before taking office President Donald Trump had directed him to make contact with Russians. Does not […]

FATCA is an Indiscriminate Violation of Privacy, Repeal It!

FATCA is an Indiscriminate Violation of Privacy, Repeal It!

FATCA is an Indiscriminate Violation of Privacy, Repeal It! “Transparency is when citizens monitor government. When government monitors citizens, that’s tyranny.” The CEO of 1 of the world’s largest independent financial services organizations has today launched an “urgent call to arms” for the Trump administration scrap the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, also known as FATCA. […]

Gold, Crude Oil Prices Solid as DJIA Heads Towards 25,000

Gold, Crude Oil Prices Solid as DJIA Heads Towards 25,000

Gold, Crude Oil Solid as DJIA Heads Towards 25,000 $GLD, $SLV, $USO, $DIA The DJIA hit new all-time highs Thursday breaking the psych mark at 24000 easily. The DJIA future contract for December delivery hit the highest mark at 24 ,039, in extension of uninterrupted Bull run which extended into a 6th day running. No […]

Strong US Consumer Confidence Cheers Retailers

Strong US Consumer Confidence Cheers Retailers

Strong US Consumer Confidence Cheers Retailers  Black Weekend indicated US Consumers shopped for the real deals. Having just gotten through a huge Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, news that consumers did not go out and shop ‘till they dropped in October was not something for retailers to worry about. After splurging on […]

Stocks Run to Fresh Record Highs on Powell’s Comments

Stocks Run to Fresh Record Highs on Powell’s Comments

Stocks Run to Fresh Record Highs on Powell’s Comments $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Wall Street indexes moved to fresh records  Tuesday after Fed Chairman nominee Jerome Powell’s comments on interest rate hikes and deregulation fired inspired investors. JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM), and Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) up about 2%, setting up the S&P financial index for its […]

US Consumer Confidence Climbs to 17-Year Highs

US Consumer Confidence Climbs to 17-Year Highs

US Consumer Confidence Climbs to 17-Year Highs Holiday shopping started strong and the data suggest that will continue. US Consumer Confidence marked a 17-year high in November, with optimism ticking higher for the 5th month running, according to a monthly survey released Tuesday. Consumers’ outlook about jobs and the business environment edged upwards, adding to […]

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 […]

We Are Seeing Wall Street Rally Under President Trump

We Are Seeing Wall Street Rally Under President Trump

We Are Seeing Wall Street Rally Under President Trump $SPY Wall Street analysts are predicting another up year for the S&P 500 Index (SPY) It is worth taking notice what would be accomplished if that prediction happens. At 2,800, the average estimate of 9 strategists tracked points not only to another year of all-time highs, […]

President Trump, “We will repeal Obamacare”

President Trump, “We will repeal Obamacare”

President Trump, “We will repeal Obamacare” The early enrollment for Obamacare has seen 2.3-M people sign up for ACA healthcare coverage through the first 18 days of the exchanges, a surprisinglow total for experts even if it might be due to urgency of a tighter deadline Experts continue expect lower total enrollment as consumers see the […]

Stocks World Wide at Record Highs

Stocks World Wide at Record Highs

Stocks World Wide at Record Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX. $DAX The Trump Bull Market Rally is Up and Running Major world stock markets rallied and government bond yields fell Tuesday as strong corporate profits, steady global growth and low inflation provide few alternatives for investors outside of stocks. Equity markets from Asia to Europe […]

Tax Cuts Do Boost Large and Small Business Investment

Tax Cuts Do Boost Large and Small Business Investment

Tax Cuts Do Boost Large and Small Business Investment $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Fact: Lower corporate tax rates will lead to more investment projects and thus more aggregate economic activity. When companies, big and small, have more “free cash” at hand, they tend to invest more, and this effect is distinct from any effect of […]

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, […]

House of Representatives Pass ‘Sweeping’ Tax Reform Bill

House of Representatives Pass ‘Sweeping’ Tax Reform Bill

House of Representatives Pass ‘Sweeping’ Tax Reform Bill Bulls Take Control of Financial Markets $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The House of Representatives approved a package of tax cuts affecting businesses, individuals and families Thursday, moving Republicans and President Donald Trump an important step closer to the biggest tax code overhaul in a generation. The largely […]

 Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) has a Ferrari, Christie’s has a Leonardo

 Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) has a Ferrari, Christie’s has a Leonardo

 Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) has a Ferrari, Christie’s has a Leonardo $BID The November big-week of art auctions starts Monday in New York City, promises drama, with the most talked-about inclusion in a New York contemporary art sale in years. a painting by Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) in Christie’s sale, an a Ferrari F1 race-car driven to victory by legendary […]

Week 42: President Donald J. Trump in the Oval Office

Week 42: President Donald J. Trump in the Oval Office

Week 42: President Donald J. Trump in the Oval Office STANDING STRONG Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of last Sunday’s horrific, deadly attack, in Sutherland Springs, Texas and their entire community. This heinous act of evil occurred as the victims and their families were in their place of sacred worship at the […]

US Consumer Sentiment Falls on Inflation, Rate-Hike Fears

US Consumer Sentiment Falls on Inflation, Rate-Hike Fears

US Consumer Sentiment Falls on Inflation, Rate-Hike Fears $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US Consumers remain optimistic about employment and the economy. US consumer sentiment in fell on expectations that inflation and interest rates will rise, according to a University of Michigan report Friday. Highlights of Michigan Sentiment Indicator (November, preliminary) Sentiment index dropped to 97.8 (est. 100.8) […]

Tax Cuts Fuel Small Business, ‘Engine of Economy’

Tax Cuts Fuel Small Business, ‘Engine of Economy’

Tax Cuts Fuel Small Business, ‘Engine of Economy’ Small Business Administration (SBA) head Linda McMahon said Tuesday there will be tax savings for small businesses in the GOP tax reform plan, and it will be reinvested to keep fueling “the engine of our economy.” In an interview on TV the former founder, with husband Vince McMahon, […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk Camping Out in “Production Hell”

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk Camping Out in “Production Hell”

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk Camping Out in “Production Hell” $TSLA Each time Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk opens his mouth or sends a shareholder letter it proves that he is a hypmeister for his failing rentier companies. Last Wednesday, when Mr. Musk took questions from Wall Street analysts during Tesla’s grim Q-3 financial results conference call […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Tax Credit Axed in GOP Tax Bill, Stock Crashes

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Tax Credit Axed in GOP Tax Bill, Stock Crashes

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Tax Credit Axed in GOP Tax Bill, Stock Crashes $TSLA Thursday, Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA), and other carmakers pushing to boost US EV (electric car) sales were dealt a sever blow by US House Republicans who proposed eliminating a $7,500 per vehicle tax credit that has helped drive current  demand for the micro segment […]

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 […]

Media Ignores 6th Weekly Gainer as US Stock Market Post Record Highs

Media Ignores 6th Weekly Gainer as US Stock Market Post Record Highs

Media Ignores 6th Weekly Gainer as US Stock Market Post Record Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The Trump Rally Extends Tax Reform ahead Unemployment at lows not seen since 1973 The US stock market hit another all-time high on Friday, but the “fake media” did not spend much time covering that, President Donald Trump Tweeted […]

Financials, Tech Led US Market to Record Highs, Again

Financials, Tech Led US Market to Record Highs, Again

Financials, Tech Led US Market to Record Highs, Again $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Senate takes another step toward tax reform by passing budget blueprint Top-weighted financials and technology sectors show relative strength Technology and Financial stocks lifted Wall Street Friday, as investor optimism received a fresh boost from Washington, where The Trump Administration stepped closer […]

President Trump’s Tax Reform Imminent, as Senate Passes Budget

President Trump’s Tax Reform Imminent, as Senate Passes Budget

President Trump’s Tax Reform Imminent, as Senate Passes Budget $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ Late Thursday, Senate Republicans pushed a $4-T budget through in a major step forward for President Trump’s promise of massive tax cuts and reform. The 51-49 vote set the stage for debate later this year to dramatically overhaul the US tax code for […]

The Trump Rally Drives DJIA to Record 23,157.60

The Trump Rally Drives DJIA to Record 23,157.60

The Trump Rally Drives DJIA to Record 23,157.60 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The DJIA marked 23,002 Tuesday intra-day, but closed just below the ’round’ mark. This latest 1,000-point increase was covered in half the time it took the index to move from 21,000 to 22,000. Wednesday, the US major stock market indexes finished at: DJIA +160.16 at 23157.60, […]

The Fed Wants to Take Credit for The Trump Rally

The Fed Wants to Take Credit for The Trump Rally

 The Fed Wants to Take Credit for The Trump Rally $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX President Donald Trump is given credit for record-high stock prices following his November election, now a new study published by the Fed suggests the central bank has played a role. Tax cuts were bad news for the stock market in the […]

President Trump, “Strip NFL’s Tax Breaks Over Anthem Protests”

President Trump, “Strip NFL’s Tax Breaks Over Anthem Protests”

President Trump, “Strip NFL’s Tax Breaks Over Anthem Protests” President Donald Trump shifted his focus to NFL tax breaks Tuesday in his latest attack on professional football players who kneel in protest during the national anthem. “Change tax law!” he wrote on Twitter.    Follow Donald J. Trump  ✔@realDonaldTrump Why is the NFL getting massive […]

President Trump Ends ‘War’ on Investors and Investing

President Trump Ends ‘War’ on Investors and Investing

President Trump Ends ‘War’ on Investors and Investing $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX President Donald Trump is “ending the punishment of investment,” and businesses are “very positive” about the economic future. Analyst Larry Kudlow said in a TV interview Sunday, that investors should “fear not.” “There’s a lot momentum building in Washington… for the tax cuts,” […]

The US Economy Growing Under President Trump’s Policies

The US Economy Growing Under President Trump’s Policies

The US Economy Growing Under President Trump’s Policies $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US economy growing under US President Trump’s developing economic policies. Nevertheless stock market pessimists are warning investors to moderate their optimism over President Donald Trump’s proposed tax cuts. Stocks raced to records last week and again this week, the USD hit a 2-month high and […]

What’s Up With Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac

What’s Up With Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac

What’s Up With Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac $FMCC Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may stop paying billions of dollars in dividends to the US government, but if not now when?  Friday, the US mortgage-finance (OTCMKT:FMCC) giants paid a combined $5.1-B to the US Treasury thus extending for another Quarter the government’s sweep of their profits. […]

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, […]

US Economic Growth Revised Up to 3.1% in Q-2, Stocks Close at Record Highs

US Economic Growth Revised Up to 3.1% in Q-2, Stocks Close at Record Highs

US Economic Growth Revised Up to 3.1% in Q-2, Stocks Close at Record Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Wall Street edged higher Thursday, as the S&P 500 marked a record high, while investors show confidence that President Donald Trump will make progress on his tax reform plan. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said President Trump’s […]

Trump Moves Against Socialism Tackling High Taxes

Trump Moves Against Socialism Tackling High Taxes

President Trump rolled out a plan Wednesday to reform America’s tax code, calling for deep cuts to corporate rates and the abolition of inheritance tax in a high-stakes bid to salvage the president’s agenda. The plan calls for slashing the US corporate tax rate from 35 to 20 percent — to below the 22.5 average […]

US Investors Cheer President Trump’s Tax Reform Plan

US Investors Cheer President Trump’s Tax Reform Plan

US Investors Cheer President Trump’s Tax Reform Plan $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Wednesday, US President Donald Trump said his tax-reform plan would “deliver historic tax relief to the American people” and would “dramatically reform America’s outdated, complex, and extremely burdensome tax code.” “It’s a relic,” President Trump told a crowd at the State Fairgrounds in […]

Tax Reform: Most American Getting a ‘Tax Break’

Tax Reform: Most American Getting a ‘Tax Break’

Tax Reform: Most American Getting a ‘Tax Break’ $RUT The Russell 2000 (Small Caps) +1.95% at a new all-time high for the 4th session running. Most people will almost certainly get a tax cut under a new tax reform plan rolled out by President Trump Wednesday in Indiana President Trump unveiled his tax plan Wednesday […]

Face It People, The Trump Economic Boom Is Here

Face It People, The Trump Economic Boom Is Here

Face It People, The Trump Economic Boom Is Here $DIA (DJIA) Have you noticed, that through the mist of Russia, James Comey, Charlottesville and now 2 monster hurricanes, that the US economy is booming faster than it has since the late Clinton years, well have you? This is undeniable. In the last year of The […]

Democratic Lawmakers Align with President Trump on Key Issues

Democratic Lawmakers Align with President Trump on Key Issues

Democratic Lawmakers Align with President Trump on Key Issues President Donald Trump and Democrats align on adding a 3-month extension of the US debt limit and government spending to a hurricane-relief bill over the arguments of fellow Republicans, who pressed for a longer debt extension. Wednesday, President Trump, after meeting with Congressional leaders at the […]

US Tax Reform Plan Is “Pro-Worker and Pro-American”

US Tax Reform Plan Is “Pro-Worker and Pro-American”

US Tax Reform Plan Is “Pro-Worker and Pro-American” President Donald Trump declares that this new tax reform plan as “pro-worker and pro-American, urging Congress to “unite in the name of common sense” on the Key Legislative issue. In an op-ed piece for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the President outlined the benefits to “dramatically reduce income […]

Pressure is on Congress as Lawmakers Return to DC

Pressure is on Congress as Lawmakers Return to DC

Pressure is on Congress as Lawmakers Return to DC Harvey has put heavy pressure on the lackluster US Congress as lawmakers get ready to return to Washington on Tuesday after a 5-week Summer recess. A big workload awaits them, including funding the government by month’s end and increasing the federal borrowing limit, and ever ending […]

ONE AMERICAN FAMILY

ONE AMERICAN FAMILY

ONE AMERICAN FAMILY TRUMP PENCE WEEKLY REPORT Hurricane Harvey could be deemed the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history with early estimates totaling $160-B in damage already. Last Tuesday, President Trump and the First Lady toured the affected Texas areas hit by Hurricane Harvey. The President praised the work being done across the state by government […]

New Fed Chairman Coming Soon

New Fed Chairman Coming Soon

New Fed Chairman Coming Soon White House senior economic adviser Gary Cohn was “mum” about his willingness to take over as Chairman of the Fed early next year. “I’m really excited to be doing what I’m doing,” Mr. Cohn said Friday when asked about his desire for the job of being head of the US […]

The Trump Administration Has a Very Detailed Tax Plan

The Trump Administration Has a Very Detailed Tax Plan

The Trump Administration Has a Very Detailed Tax Plan President Donald Trump’s Administration has a “very detailed” tax plan prepared that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin “couldn’t be more excited” about. “The House and the Senate are now socializing the plan with their members,” Sec. Mnuchin said in a TV interview Thursday . “We’re going to […]

President Trump, “I Do Not Want to Be Disappointed” on Tax Reform

President Trump, “I Do Not Want to Be Disappointed” on Tax Reform

President Trump, “I Do Not Want to Be Disappointed”on Tax Reform US President Donald Trump outlined his vision for tax reform Wednesday that he said would streamline the nation’s burdensome tax code while cutting taxes for businesses and middle-income Americans, and thus warning Congress that “I do not want to be disappointed.” “This is our […]

President Trump’s Vision for America: “Bring Back ‘Main Street'”

President Trump’s Vision for America: “Bring Back ‘Main Street

President Trump’s Vision for America: “Bring Back ‘Main Street’” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Wednesday in Missouri, US President Donald Trump declared that his push to overhaul the nation’s tax system would “bring back Main Street by reducing the crushing tax burden,” offering a populist appeal to a still-forming tax plan that would heavily benefit corporate […]

Tax Reform: Mr. President, “Keep it simple”

Tax Reform: Mr. President, “Keep it simple”

Tax Reform: Mr. President, “Keep it simple” One of the most enduring lessons from the American healthcare fiasco is that to win a political battle it is best to keep the message simple. If there are too many moving parts to a plan, if Americans don’t understand what the politicians are doing, or if there […]

Job Creation Coming from President Trump’s Tax Reform

Job Creation Coming from President Trump’s Tax Reform

Job Creation Coming from President Trump’s Tax Reform President Donald Trump kicked off his lobbying effort for a tax overhaul at an event with a Midwestern manufacturing backdrop and some economic tough talk in the “Show Me State” In Springfield, Missouri, Wednesday, President Trump said that the White House said will focus on his “Vision” […]

US Tax Reform Will Happen in 2017

US Tax Reform Will Happen in 2017

US Tax Reform Will Happen in 2017 Thursday, House Speaker Paul Ryan dismissed any notion of friction with the White House on tax reform, saying all parties “see Eye to Eye” and insisted that they will pass legislation in Y 2017. “We have a shared agenda. The President and Congress, we are eye to eye […]

US Market Rallies on Positive Trump Tax Cut News

US Market Rallies on Positive Trump Tax Cut News

US Market Rallies on Positive Trump Tax Cut News $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US stocks finished up Tuesday, with the 3 major indexes posting their best 1-day gainers in over a week, as lawmakers’ comments on tax reform and the debt ceiling boosted investor optimism. Wall Street rallied Tuesday as participants “bought the dip” that […]

GOP Lawmakers Find $450-M More in Tax Cuts

GOP Lawmakers Find $450-M More in Tax Cuts

GOP Lawmakers Find $450-M More in Tax Cuts A growing number of Key congressional Republicans are considering a move that would allow for about $450-B of tax cuts without offsets, according to congressional aides familiar with the discussions. Under the proposal, the GOP would not account for things like expiring tax breaks when gauging the […]

Theresa May Plans To Boost UK Economy By £135 Billion a Year

Theresa May Plans To Boost UK Economy By £135 Billion a Year

THERESA May’s plans for a hard Brexit could boost the UK economy by £135 billion a year, top economists have predicted. They believe the UK could reap trade gains worth £80bn annually by removing tariffs for both the European Union and the rest of the world. Deregulating the economy and other Brexit-related policies could provide […]

A 5 to 10% Pullback in the Market will be Bullish

A 5 to 10% Pullback in the Market will be Bullish

A 5 to 10% Pullback in the Market will be Bullish And Low Inflation in the US is Like a Tax Cut for the Economy Economist Larry Kudlow, a former adviser to President Ronald Reagan, said he is Bullish stocks because profits are rising, inflation is low and consumer confidence is high. “I’m very Bullish […]

President Trump to Sen. McConnell, “Here is my list, get to work”

President Trump to Sen. McConnell, “Here is my list, get to work”

President Trump to Sen. McConnell, “Here is my list, get to work” President Donald Trump to do list for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to get back in his good graces, as follows: Replace Obamacare Overhaul the US tax code and Find a way to pay for big infrastructure improvements. President Trump’s directives for […]

Tax Reform Nears, as Barack Obamacare Collapses

Tax Reform Nears, as Barack Obamacare Collapses

Tax Reform Nears, as Barack Obamacare Collapses Thursday, US House Speaker Paul Ryan said that tax reform talks are nearing a consensus to lower business taxes by closing loopholes and special interest deductions, the latest sign that the unpopular proposed BAT might not be included. Speaking at a New Balance shoe factory in Massachusetts, Speaker […]

American’s With Foreign Accounts, Listen Up

American’s With Foreign Accounts, Listen Up

American’s With Foreign Accounts, Listen Up If the total balance of your foreign financial accounts exceeds $10,000 at any time during a calendar year, then you must file an “FBAR” (FinCEN Form 114, Annual Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts) with the US government for that year. An FBAR for a given year is […]

Lots of “Fast Growth” Ahead for the US Economy

Lots of “Fast Growth” Ahead for the US Economy

Lots of “Fast Growth” Ahead for the US Economy $DIA,  $SPY,  $QQQ,  $VXX Economists and pundits daily nay-say President Donald Trump’s economic agenda and forecast of 3% growth as fantasy. The consensus is that the economy “can’t possibly grow at 3%,” according to The Wall Street Journal. “Slow growth is the new norm, so get […]

GOP Lawmakers Optimistic on Tax Reform This Year

GOP Lawmakers Optimistic on Tax Reform This Year

GOP Lawmakers Optimistic on Tax Reform This Year $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US Stock Market Indexes Climb to New Record Highs, as The Trump Rally Extends Paul Ryan (R-WI), the top Republican in the US House of Representatives will reassure America’s business leaders Tuesday that tax reform is on track for this year. In what […]

US Tax Reform, Healthcare, New Budget Done by September

US Tax Reform, Healthcare, New Budget Done by September

US Tax Reform, Healthcare, New Budget Done by September Expect Congress to move on 3 Key Trump Administration issues: healthcare, tax reform, and the budget by September. Members of the Senate have been regularly meeting to hash out a healthcare bill and a version of the White House budget that was given to Congress last […]

FATCA Must Be ‘Killed” by This GOP Congress

FATCA Must Be ‘Killed” by This GOP Congress

FATCA Must Be ‘Killed” by This GOP Congress The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) imposed a worldwide financial disclosure information regime on every financial institution in the world, it is an international nightmare. There are several major problems with FATCA which are widely discussed and debated. FATCA was passed into law in Y 2010 […]

Soft US Inflation May Warrant Interest Rate “Rethink”

Soft US Inflation May Warrant Interest Rate “Rethink”

Soft US Inflation May Warrant Interest Rate “Rethink” $DIA,  $SPY,  $QQQ,  $VXX Tuesday, Fed Governor Lael Brainard said soft US inflation may cause her to reassess the path forward for monetary policy should it linger, even as the global economic outlook brightens and US growth looks poised to rebound. “If the soft inflation data persist, […]

President Trump to US Senate, “Let’s Get Healthcare and Tax Reform Passed”

President Trump to US Senate, “Let’s Get Healthcare and Tax Reform Passed”

President Trump to US Senate, “Let’s Get Healthcare and Tax Reform Passed” President Donald Trump on Tuesday took to Twitter to again call for the end of the Senate filibuster so that healthcare and tax reform can get passed “fast and easy.” Follow Donald J. Trump ✔@realDonaldTrump The Us Senate should switch to 51 votes, […]

President Trump’s Tax Cuts Will Drive Jobs and Growth

President Trump’s Tax Cuts Will Drive Jobs and Growth

President Trump’s Tax Cuts Will Drive Jobs and Growth $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ,$VXX The long-term growth path for the US economy from Y’s 1950 to 2000 was 3.3%. Almost every year he was in office, former US President Barack Hussein Obama forecast that he would achieve more than 3% growth, he never got there in 8 […]

US Government Posts $182.4-B Budget Surplus

US Government Posts $182.4-B Budget Surplus

US Government Posts $182.4-B Budget Surplus $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The federal government ran the 2nd highest monthly surplus on record this April as tax revenues were pushed higher by a change in the deadline for corporate tax payments. The US Treasury Department says the surplus for April totaled $182.4-B, the 2nd largest surplus after […]

President Trump Right on Tax Reform, Slashing Regulation & Government Spending

President Trump Right on Tax Reform, Slashing Regulation & Government Spending

President Trump Right on Tax Reform, Slashing Regulation & Government Spending President Donald Trump has the right ideas about cutting taxes, regulation, and government spending. “If we want faster growth, the only recipe that gives you faster growth in the long run is increasing the productivity, the efficiency of your economy: Getting more output from […]

President Trump’s Order Allows Churches to Become Politically Active

President Trump’s Order Allows Churches to Become Politically Active

President Trump’s Order Allows Churches to Become Politically Active Thursday, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order that allows tax-exempt churches to more actively participate in politics and and may well free religious organizations to deny employees insurance coverage for birth-control pills. The order partially fulfills a campaign promise by President Trump, although he […]

America’s Small Businesses Need Tax, Healthcare, Banking Reforms

America’s Small Businesses Need Tax, Healthcare, Banking Reforms

America’s Small Businesses Need Tax, Healthcare, Banking Reforms Our country’s small businesses are hopeful that President Donald Trump’s plans for rolling back regulations and tax reform happen, as they feel both will stimulate the economy. “When small business owners put more money in their pockets, they hire new people and grow the economy,” Small Business Administration […]

The Trump Tax Cut Signals “the War against American Business is Over”

The Trump Tax Cut Signals “the War against American Business is Over”

The Trump Tax Cut Signals “the War against American Business is Over” US President Donald Trump’s proposed tax cuts will boost incentives for Americans to work, invest and save, good on Donald Trump. “The War against business is over,” Larry Kudlow said in an interview Wednesday. “The biggest single missing ingredient in tax policy over […]