PPI Came in ‘Hot’, Traders Shrug it Off, Market Soars

PPI Came in ‘Hot’, Traders Shrug it Off, Market Soars

PPI Came in ‘Hot’, Traders Shrug it Off, Market Soars $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Thursday, Wall Street marked it 5th session running of gains, led technology stocks as investors shrugged off inflation worries that may have roiled the markets early this month. Traders shrugged off economic data for a 2nd consecutive session that indicated inflation […]

President Trump’s Tax Cuts Benefit America’s Working Wage Earners

President Trump’s Tax Cuts Benefit America’s Working Wage Earners

President Trump’s Tax Cuts Benefit America’s Working Wage Earners President Trump’s tax cuts on businesses will mostly benefit America’s workers and wage earners. Economist Larry Kudlow made the remarks while debating the effects of tax reform with Gene Sperling, the economist who worked for the Clinton and Hussein Obama Administrations, on TV Wednesday. Mr. Kudlow […]

US Economy Strong, Growing, as Financial Markets Consolidate Big Gains

US Economy Strong, Growing, as Financial Markets Consolidate Big Gains

US Economy Strong, Growing, as Financial Markets Consolidate Big Gains $VXX The nation’s economy is very strong, and the tax cut bill is energizing business, so the stock markets will be just fine despite the quick correction seen over the past 9 trading days. Savvy participants are cost averaging down and “buying the dip’ “Investment […]

Economists Agree, the US is ‘Open for Business’

Economists Agree, the US is ‘Open for Business’

Economists Agree, the US is ‘Open for Business’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $SAP President Donald Trump highlighted his tax cuts and deregulation efforts with a presentation to an elite economic forum in Switzerland last Friday. The United States, he said, is now a far more inviting place for foreign companies to spend, invest and build. “We […]

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 […]

President Trump Declares ‘America First’ Stocks Surge

President Trump Declares ‘America First’ Stocks Surge

President Trump Declares ‘America First’ Stocks Surge $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $FDX Traders buying momentum keep The Trump Rally going FLASH: Friday, FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX) is spending more than $3.2-B on wage increases, bonuses, pension funding and capital investment, due to The Trump Tax Reform signed into law in December. The S&P 500, the DJIA […]

US GDP Posted Solid Growth in Q-4 

US GDP Posted Solid Growth in Q-4 

US GDP Posted Solid Growth in Q-4 The US economy grew at a solid rate of 2.6% in Q-4 of last year, helped by the fastest consumer spending since the Spring of Y 2016 and a big rebound in home construction. The Q-4 advance in US GDP (gross domestic product, the country’s total output of […]

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

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

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

Leading Indicators Up, Trump Tax Cut Momentum Continues

Leading Indicators Up, Trump Tax Cut Momentum Continues

Leading Indicators Up, Trump Tax Cut Momentum Continues $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX An Key economic indicator rose more than expected in December and President Donald Trump’s landmark tax cut will likely push it even higher in the near future. Leading indicators rose 0.6% in December, more than the 0.5% expected by economists surveyed by Reuters. […]

Davos Elite “Globalists” Meet the Real Donald Trump

Davos Elite “Globalists” Meet the Real Donald Trump

Davos Elite “Globalists” Meet the Real Donald Trump The Davos elite were keen to see the real Donald Trump. They got the business-friendly billionaire, and the leader who has told the rest of the world at large America is back, align of be left behind. US President Donald Trump marched in and confronted the world’s […]

President Trump Right to Take Credit for Booming US Stock Market

President Trump Right to Take Credit for Booming US Stock Market

President Trump Right to Take Credit for Booming US Stock Market $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US stocks climbed to new records for the 3rd session running Tuesday, as investors took in the latest batch of Q-4 earnings and celebrated the reopening of the federal government. Tuesday, Blackstone (NYSE:BX) CEO Steve Schwarzman says President Donald Trump […]

Trump Rallies into “The January Effect” for the 2nd Year Running

Trump Rallies into “The January Effect” for the 2nd Year Running

Trump Rallies into “The January Effect” for the 2nd Year Running $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The Trump ‘Santa Claus’ Rally started the day after Donal J. Trump was elected US President on 8 November 2016, ran throught Christmas 2016, through all of Y 2017, and is still going strong this year, into The January Effect. […]

President Trump’s Tax Reform is Working

President Trump’s Tax Reform is Working

President Trump’s Tax Reform is Working $AAPL, $CMCSA, $WMT Republicans are rejoicing in the early reaction to their tax bill becoming law. “Tax reform is working. It really is,” House Speaker Paul Ryan, (R-WI), said at his weekly press conference last Thursday. “It’s working for families. It’s working for businesses. Tax reform is working for […]

President Trumps Infrastructure Plan Shaping Up

President Trumps Infrastructure Plan Shaping Up

President Trumps Infrastructure Plan Shaping Up Jobs, Jobs, Jobs The Trump Administration is finalizing its long-awaited infrastructure plan, which pushes most of the financing of projects to private investment and state and local taxpayers. President Trump, who spoke of improving US infrastructure during his Y 2016 campaign, may preview the plan in his 30 January […]

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Bring its Overseas ‘Cash Pile’ Home

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Bring its Overseas ‘Cash Pile’ Home

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Bring its Overseas ‘Cash Pile’ Home $AAPL Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) says it will “contribute” $350-B to the US economy over the next 5 years. The outlook for Apple is Bullish across the board. Currently, Apple shares are trading at: 178.68,+2.49, or +1.42%, as of 3:25p EST the market is open. Also the company said it will […]

President Trump Deserves ‘High Marks’ for Economic Policies

President Trump Deserves ‘High Marks’ for Economic Policies

President Trump Deserves ‘High Marks’ for Economic Policies $UBS President Donald Trump earned “high marks” from Swiss bank UBS for his economic achievements. “I think prior to his election, the prospects of tax reform, of regulatory relief, or any sort of sensible approach to infrastructure were off the table,” said Mike Ryan, UBS Wealth Management […]

There is No Question in the Minds of Americans that the Economy is Strong

There is No Question in the Minds of Americans that the Economy is Strong

There is No Question in the Minds of Americans that the Economy is Strong There’s no question that the US economy is experiencing a big effect due to President Donald Trump’s policies, and that all the naysayers have been proven wrong, economic analyst Larry Kudlow  said Sunday. Mr. Kudlow, who advised Trump on the tax […]

Big Banks See Trump Tax Reform Benefits, Will Pass Them on to Employees and Stakeholders

Big Banks See Trump Tax Reform Benefits, Will Pass Them on to Employees and Stakeholders

Big Banks See Trump Tax Reform Benefits, Will Pass Them on to Employees and Stakeholders $JPM, $WFC, $BAC, $C, $GS JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) and Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) indicated Friday that they expect to see significant future benefits from the recently enacted GOP tax bill, through both lower taxes and increased business. The comments came as the  […]

President Trump: ‘American Business is Hot Again!’

President Trump: ‘American Business is Hot Again!’

President Trump: ‘American Business is Hot Again!’ $JPM, $FCAU, $SPY, $QQQ, $DIA Optimism Among Small-Business Owners Soars on the Trump Effect Early Saturday, US President Donald Trump lauded the economy in a Tweet that pointed out Friday’s stock market report while announcing that “jobs are coming back to America.” ” Yesterday was a big day […]

The American Entrepreneur is Coming Back

The American Entrepreneur is Coming Back

The American Entrepreneur is Coming Back Making 2018 the Year of the American Entrepreneur. America’s entrepreneurs have been standing on the sidelines waiting for a sign that it’s time to launch or grow their businesses. Now, with tax reform and President Trump’s shredding the anti-busines Hussein Obama-era regulations, that time is here. Business capital spending […]

Market Outlook: Bullish, Americans are Underinvested

Market Outlook: Bullish, Americans are Underinvested

Market Outlook: Bullish, Americans are Underinvested $SPY Friday, BlackRock’s  (NYSE:BLK) CEO Larry Fink said he is “quite bullish” on stocks because of robust economic global growth. The US economy and the global economies “are strong enough to continue the upward bias on equities,” he said in a TV interview. We are “quite bullish” “We believe […]

1st Year California Recreational Marijuana Sales Estimated at $3.4-B

1st Year California Recreational Marijuana Sales Estimated at $3.4-B

1st Year California Recreational Marijuana Sales Estimated at $3.4-B Thursday’s California’s Department of Finance declared that it expects residents to buy nearly 1-M pounds of Marijuana over the 1st full budget year of it recreational legalization If the estimates for sales between 1 July 2018- 1 July 2019 are correct, it would amount to $3.4-B […]

Trump Rally Extends, Wall Street Marks New Record Highs

Trump Rally Extends, Wall Street Marks New Record Highs

Trump Rally Extends, Wall Street Marks New Record Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX  The Trump Rally extends into the New Year for a 6th straight session Economically, if there ever was an “insane” President it was Barack Hussein Obama, HeffX-LTN Industry Watch List Strong: Financials, Healthcare, Industrials Weak: Energy, Technology, Consumer Staples, Utilities, Telecom Services, Real Estate […]

The US Stock Market is ‘Melting Up’

The US Stock Market is ‘Melting Up’

The US Stock Market is ‘Melting Up’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ US stocks rose for a 5th day running, with technology shares bolstering major indexes, as the market’s investors continue to price in the impact of tax cuts before corporate earnings season begins later this week. The S&P 500 Index rose 0.2% to a record 2,747.43 as of […]

The Trump Way: Prosperity, American Populism

The Trump Way: Prosperity, American Populism

The Trump Way: Prosperity, American Populism $DIA Steve Bannon Down, Market Up  Signals the Resurgence of Real American Populism There were 2 big stories in the 1st week of this New Year: The DJIA soared 577 points, and Steve Bannon ended his political career. Are these two events related? Perhaps more than you might think. […]

America is Thriving, as The ‘Trump Effect’ Gains Traction

America is Thriving, as The ‘Trump Effect’ Gains Traction

America is Thriving, as The ‘Trump Effect’ Gains Traction $GS, $MCO Companies across the USA are enjoying a major boost from The Trump Administration’s tax reform package, which is expected to translate into job creation and higher wages, according to a new report. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) economist Jan Hatzius, predicts GDP growth and […]

Wall Street Sees Continuing Rise in 2018, Healthy 10-15% Correction Expected

Wall Street Sees Continuing Rise in 2018, Healthy 10-15% Correction Expected

Wall Street Sees Continuing Rise in 2018, Healthy 10-15% Correction Expected $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The Bull Market is on track to mark its 9th birthday on 9 March 2018, with the S&P 500 climbing 19.4% in Y 2017, its biggest run since 2013. The drop in the corporate tax rate in Y 2018, to […]

US Economy Ready for an Investment Boom and Strong Growth

US Economy Ready for an Investment Boom and Strong Growth

US Economy Ready for an Investment Boom and Strong Growth $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX We here at HeffX-LTN are optimistic about America’s economic future now that President Trump and GOP lawmakers have kept their promise of a sweeping tax reform. “I think the economy is on the verge, which you heard me say this, because of the […]

American Companies Counting Benefits from President Trump’s Tax Cuts

American Companies Counting Benefits from President Trump’s Tax Cuts

American Companies Counting Benefits from President Trump’s Tax Cuts $WFC, $GS, $AAPL, $GOOGL US Craft breweries are raising a glass to the Republicans’ new tax overhaul: It cuts the excise tax on beer. US Retailers, long saddled with heavy tax bills, will get relief. So will some high-profile names in corporate finance, led by Wells […]

President Trump Promises Results, He Delivers Results

President Trump Promises Results, He Delivers Results

President Trump Promises Results, He Delivers Results US President Donald Trump, despite all odds, “kept his eye on the prize” on the way to a “historically successful 1st year in office,” Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel wrote Saturday Mrs. McDaniel is the 2nd Trump supporter this week to author a piece with the theme of […]

Democrats Threaten the Security of America

Democrats Threaten the Security of America

Democrats Threaten the Security of America $BA, $BAC, $CMCSA, $T, $WFC Every American should be keenly aware that the success of The Trump Tax Cuts will not be decided by Democrat-leaning polls or highly flawed econometric models that threaten the security of the Republic. The Democrats are now left with the worn out class-warfare mantra about […]

President Trump Keeping All Campaign Promises

President Trump Keeping All Campaign Promises

President Trump Keeping All Campaign Promises Friday, President Donald Trump signed the $1.5-T tax overhaul into law. He also signed a temporary spending bill to keep the government running and provide money to upgrade the nation’s missile defenses. Starting next year, the new law will give big cuts to corporation and all Americans. The tax […]

Top-Ranked US Economist Sees Strong Growth in 2018

Top-Ranked US Economist Sees Strong Growth in 2018

 US Economist Sees Strong Growth in 2018 $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX A top-ranked US economist last year predicted that real US economic growth would reach 3% in Y 2017. “With a tax cut package finally passed by Congress, growth is likely to remain robust as we head into 2018,” Steven Stanley said. “The economy’s 2% […]

President Trump’s Tax Cuts Will Lead to ‘Higher Standard of Living’

President Trump’s Tax Cuts Will Lead to ‘Higher Standard of Living’

President Trump’s Tax Cuts Will Lead to ‘Higher Standard of Living’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Thursday, Steve Forbes predicted that the GOP tax-reform legislation will spark investment that ultimately lead to “a higher standard of living” for all Americans. “We’ve had, as you know, sub-par investment for a decade,” the Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media […]

This Week Puts President Trump in America’s History Books

This Week Puts President Trump in America’s History Books

This Week Puts President Trump in America’s History Books This  week will be recorded in the history books as the defining snapshot of President Donald Trump’s 1st year in office, Newt Gingrich wrote in his column. The week started with the president’s national security strategy and ended with perhaps the greatest tax reform legislation ever. Former […]

US Big Business Rewarding Employees on Passage of Trump Tax Reform

US Big Business Rewarding Employees on Passage of Trump Tax Reform

US Big Business Rewarding Employees on Passage of Trump Tax Reform $BA, $T, $WFC, $FITB, $CMCSA Wednesday, several US big businesses announced plans to increase employee and benefits plans after the historic Republican tax plan that slashes the corporate tax rate pass through Congress. Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC), Fifth Third Bancorp (NYSE:FITB), Boeing (NYSE:BA), AT&T (NYSE:T), and […]

GOP Tax Bill Shreds Barack Obamacare

GOP Tax Bill Shreds Barack Obamacare

GOP Tax Bill Shreds Barack Obamacare President Donald Trump declared victory for repealing Barack Obamacare in the Republican tax bill that was cleared the US Senate Wednesday. The bill eliminates a tax penalty for Americans who don’t carry health insurance, a pillar of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Insurers warned that eliminating the requirement will […]

History Made: Senate Passes President Trump’s Tax Reform

History Made: Senate Passes President Trump’s Tax Reform

History Made: Senate Passes President Trump’s Tax Reform Early Wednesday, Republicans passed the most sweeping rewrite of our nation’s tax laws in more than 30 years. American taxpayer will love it when they see their paychecks in the New Year. President Donald Trump cheered in celebration of his Key legislative victory. The Senate passed the […]

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, […]

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