Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) back in gear again

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB)  back in gear again

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) back in gear again Facebook (NASDAQ: FB ) stock is back in gear again. Yes, it seems like old times! It’s as if the prior issues and controversies such as with privacy and security breaches have simply just gone away. The bottom line: For the year so far, the Facebook stock price […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) on Monday downgraded its growth forecast for the year to 1.5 to 2.5 per cent on the back of a weak global trade outlook

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) on Monday downgraded its growth forecast for the year to 1.5 to 2.5 per cent on the back of a weak global trade outlook

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) on Monday downgraded its growth forecast for the year to 1.5 to 2.5 per cent on the back of a weak global trade outlook Singapore stocks opened weaker on Tuesday (May 31), with the Straits Times Index retreating 0.18 per cent or 5.62 points to […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Exchange Rates Flounder as Political Uncertainties Come Back into Focus

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Exchange Rates Flounder as Political Uncertainties Come Back into Focus

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Exchange Rates Flounder as Political Uncertainties Come Back into Focus In recent weeks, demand for the Euro has been a little stronger. While this hasn’t been enough to help the Euro to sustain gains against a stronger US Dollar, it has limited the Euro to US Dollar exchange rate’s losses. Investors have […]

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan walked the red carpet late Sunday in Cannes and she was accompanied by daughter Aaradhya for her appearance

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan walked the red carpet late Sunday in Cannes and she was accompanied by daughter Aaradhya for her appearance

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan walked the red carpet late Sunday in Cannes and she was accompanied by daughter Aaradhya for her appearance After Bollywood actors Kangana Ranaut, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone impressed fans at the Cannes red carpet, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan made her first appearance at 72nd edition of Cannes Film Festival late Sunday. Dressed up in metallic […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Periodic Report on Its Buyback Program

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Periodic Report on Its Buyback Program

$RACE Maranello (Italy), 13 May 2019 – Ferrari N.V. (NYSE/MTA: RACE) (“Ferrari” or the “Company”) announces that under the common share buyback program announced on 28 December 2018 (the “Initial Program”), the Company has purchased additional common shares – reported in aggregate form, on daily basis – on the Italian Stock Exchange (MTA) as follows: TradingDate(dd/mm/yyyy) […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) falling back into key support level

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) falling back into key support level

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) falling back into key support level AUD/USD has been in consolidation mode over the past fortnight, with the pair exhibiting lower highs and largely flatlining lows during that time. We are seeing a return to that $0.6962 support level this morning, with the reaction to that level likely to prove key to […]

White House Continues to Back Moore for Fed

White House Continues to Back Moore for Fed

President Trump’s economic adviser said the White House still backs Stephen Moore for a seat on the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, despite Democratic lawmakers’ concerns about his competence and questions over his past remarks. Sunday, Federal Board candidate Stephen Moore derided criticism of him as “character assassination” and a blatant “smear campaign.” In a […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Periodic Report on Its Buyback Program

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Periodic Report on Its Buyback Program

$RACE 24 April 2019 10:34 ET | Source: Ferrari N.V. Ferrari N.V. (NYSE/MTA: RACE) announces that under the common share buyback program announced on 28 December 2018 (the “Initial Program”), the Company has purchased additional common shares – reported in aggregate form, on daily basis – on the Italian Stock Exchange (MTA) as follows: TradingDate(dd/mm/yyyy) Stock Exchange […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) longer-term money starting to come back into this market

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) longer-term money starting to come back into this market

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) longer-term money starting to come back into this market After the Bank of Japan basically said nothing new during Asian trading, you can see that the market has gone back and forth and still looks a bit confused as to where to go next. However, we have been in a nice uptrend […]

The headwinds facing Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock will come back into focus after AAPL reports its Q2 results

The headwinds facing Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock will come back into focus after AAPL reports its Q2 results

The headwinds facing Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock will come back into focus after AAPL reports its Q2 results Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock has rallied over the past month on irrational exuberance about the company’s upcoming streaming offering. The exuberance is irrational because, as I explained in a previous column, there are many reasons why Apple’s streaming offering is […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) MPs are back today after the Easter break and cross-party Brexit talks resume

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) MPs are back today after the Easter break and cross-party Brexit talks resume

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) MPs are back today after the Easter break and cross-party Brexit talks resume The FTSE 100 closed up 0.85 per cent, or 63.19 points, at 7,523.07, lifted by the likes of BP and Royal Dutch Shell, which benefited from rising oil prices.  Oil prices have continued to soar to more than […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) rises back up to key level

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) rises back up to key level

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) rises back up to key level USD/JPY technicals are looking increasingly bullish despite key resistance placing a temporary cap on the uptrend. The 112.20-30 level is holding just as it did back in early March, yet at the same time the pair remains in an intact 4-week uptrend and the chart’s […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) setting up for a period of out-performance on the price chart backed by solid fundamentals, market position and enviable growth

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) setting up for a period of out-performance on the price chart backed by solid fundamentals, market position and enviable growth

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) setting up for a period of out-performance on the price chart backed by solid fundamentals, market position and enviable growth It’s been a solid 2019 for BABA stock with shares adding about 38% since the start of the year. Still, relative to Invesco China Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:CQQQ) and iShares China […]

100+ Conservatives Back Steven Moore for Fed Board

100+ Conservatives Back Steven Moore for Fed Board

Monday, it was reported that 105 economists and prominent conservative activists have signed a letter endorsing President Trump’s possible nomination to the Federal Reserve Board. “We, the undersigned, support Steve Moore’s nomination to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve,” the signatories wrote in a single-sentence statement. Economist Arthur Laffer, Forbes Editor-in-Chief Steve Forbes, former Fed Vice […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) is back within its old uptrend

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) is back within its old uptrend

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) is back within its old uptrend The Japanese Yen has returned to the defensive against the US Dollar after a period of daily-chart strength last week, with USD/JPY well illustrating the value of Fibonacci retracement levels to technical analysis. Between April 7 and 10 the pair retreated below the uptrend channel which had previously […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) coming back from a dismal 2018

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) coming back from a dismal 2018

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) coming back from a dismal 2018 China stocks are coming back from a dismal 2018, during which the biggest ETFs tracking Chinese equities lost between 11% and 36%. Worries about the country’s economy, as well as the U.S.-China trade war, were among chief reasons for the declines. But some of […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) surges back from weak open

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) surges back from weak open

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) surges back from weak open The Dow Jones Industrial Average stumbled in pre-market futures trading but quickly regained its footing following the opening bell. As of 11:24 am ET, the index stood at 26,345.63, rising 127.5 points or 0.49 percent as Dow Inc. surged to a new 52-week high. The […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) ‘Massive’ delivery backlog in Europe, China blamed; company reaffirms yearly guidance

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) ‘Massive’ delivery backlog in Europe, China blamed; company reaffirms yearly guidance

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) ‘Massive’ delivery backlog in Europe, China blamed; company reaffirms yearly guidance Tesla Inc. said late Wednesday it delivered about 63,000 vehicles in the first quarter, significantly fewer than analysts had expected. Analysts surveyed by FactSet has expected 76,000 deliveries, with about 54,600 of those being Model 3 sedans. Tesla TSLA, +2.07% said […]

Fight Bacteria Without Rx Drugs

Fight Bacteria Without Rx Drugs

Although antibiotics are a wonder of modern science, the over-use of antibiotic pharmaceuticals has reached its limit and seems to be at a breaking point. In the past several years we have seen an unprecedented rise in ‘super bugs’ and drug resident bacterial strains that doctors and scientists just do not know how to deal […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) disappointing data weigh on the greenback

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) disappointing data weigh on the greenback

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) disappointing data weigh on the greenback For the second straight day on Wednesday, the USD/JPY pair struggled to make a decisive move in either direction and spent the second half of the day in a very tight range a little below the 111.50 mark. As of writing, the pair was up […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) seeing some long-term institutional buying coming back

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) seeing some long-term institutional buying coming back

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) seeing some long-term institutional buying coming back Hong Kong shares ended at a nine-month high on Tuesday after economic data from the world’s largest economies allayed worries about a global downturn. The Hang Seng Index added 0.2% to 29,624.67, its highest closing since June 20. Casino operators Galaxy Entertainment Group and […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) rallied on the back of positive data from the world’s two largest economies

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) rallied on the back of positive data from the world’s two largest economies

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) rallied on the back of positive data from the world’s two largest economies Australian shares have moved higher for a sixth straight day, as markets around the world rallied on the back of positive data from the world’s two largest economies. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index ended up 25.4 points, or 0.41 […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Periodic Report on Its Buyback Program

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Periodic Report on Its Buyback Program

$RACE Ferrari N.V. (NYSE/MTA:RACE) announces that under the common share buyback program announced on 28 December 2018 (the “Initial Program”), the Company has purchased additional common shares – reported in aggregate form, on daily basis – on the Italian Stock Exchange (MTA) as follows: TradingDate(dd/mm/yyyy)  Stock Exchange Number of common shares purchased Average price per […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) surged following data released over the weekend that showed economic activity in China unexpectedly bouncing back in March

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) surged following data released over the weekend that showed economic activity in China unexpectedly bouncing back in March

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) surged following data released over the weekend that showed economic activity in China unexpectedly bouncing back in March Major markets in Asia surged on Monday following data released over the weekend that showed economic activity in China unexpectedly bouncing back in March. Mainland Chinese shares soared on the day, […]

United States Oil (USO) demand concerns on the back of economic jitters linked to the U.S.-Chinese trade war have capped prices

United States Oil (USO) demand concerns on the back of economic jitters linked to the U.S.-Chinese trade war have capped prices

United States Oil (USO) demand concerns on the back of economic jitters linked to the U.S.-Chinese trade war have capped prices Oil prices settled roughly flat on Thursday, recovering from the day’s worst losses that came shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump called for OPEC to boost crude production to lower prices. “Very important that […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE): Periodic Report on Its Buyback Program

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE): Periodic Report on Its Buyback Program

$RACE Ferrari N.V. (NYSE/MTA:RACE) announces that under the common share buyback program announced on 28 December 2018, the Company has purchased additional common shares – reported in aggregate form, on daily basis on the Italian Stock Exchange (MTA), as follows: Trading Date (dd/mm/yyyy)     Stock Exchange     Number of common shares purchased   […]

Bond Yields Stabilize, Stocks Back in ‘Rally’ Mode

Bond Yields Stabilize, Stocks Back in ‘Rally’ Mode

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Infrastructure, healthcare and defense stocks stand to rally in the wake of President Trump being cleared by Special Counsel Robert Mueller of conspiring with Russia in the 2016 US Presidential election. Financial analysts are saying such stocks could run North as President Trump shifts his focus back to policy-making, […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Bulls Are Back

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Bulls Are Back

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Bulls Are Back Singaporean stocks closed higher on Tuesday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) going up 0.55 percent, or 17.36 points, to close at 3,200.28. A total of 1.05 billion shares changed hands with a turnover of 1 billion Singapore dollars (about 740.29 million U.S. dollars). Gainers outnumbered losers […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) expanding footprint in the online payment industry on the back of partnerships

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) expanding footprint in the online payment industry on the back of partnerships

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) expanding footprint in the online payment industry on the back of partnerships Alphabet’s division, Google is expanding footprint in the online payment industry on the back of partnerships, which is evident from its latest move. The company teamed up with eBay to offer the online payment app called Google Pay as one […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) softness in the greenback

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) softness in the greenback

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) softness in the greenback The US dollar has pulled back a bit during the trading session again on Thursday, reaching towards the ¥110 level, an area that is major support. The moving averages above of course cause some noise in general, right around the ¥111 level. Ultimately, the market should continue to […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) back in black

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) back in black

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) back in black The Australian share market had another volatile day of trade, temporarily starting in the black and continuing to fall throughout the session, until after 3.30pm, when the local bourse galloped back to the black. It comes as the mining sector started to strengthen, as concerns began to ease […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Periodic Report on Stock Buyback Program

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Periodic Report on Stock Buyback Program

$RACE Ferrari N.V. (NYSE/MTA:RACE) announces that under the common share buyback program announced on 28 December 2018, the Company has purchased additional common shares as reported in aggregate form, on daily basis on the Italian Stock Exchange (MTA)(source:Ferari) as follows: TradingDate(dd/mm/yyyy) Stock Exchange Number of common shares purchased Average price per shareexcluding fees   Considerationexcluding […]

Is The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) Doomed or Will It Bounce Back?

Is The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) Doomed or Will It Bounce Back?

Is The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) Doomed or Will It Bounce Back? Prima facie Boeing is in deep trouble. But, let’s admit that even after this drubbing, Boeing’s share price is at $375.41 and remains the highest among the Dow components. Moreover, it’s likely to hover near that price since it’s too early to tell whether […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock might be back in the doghouse thanks to Zuckerburg’s long-term vision

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock might be back in the doghouse thanks to Zuckerburg’s long-term vision

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock might be back in the doghouse thanks to Zuckerburg’s long-term vision Despite facing numerous scandals and suffering alongside the broader market in 2018’s end-of-year slump, Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) has managed to power through the chaos, up 27% year-to-date in 2019. But the comeback in Facebook stock hasn’t been without hurdles, and FB may have just […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Continues Normal Pullback

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Continues Normal Pullback

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Continues Normal Pullback The stock market continued to pull back Thursday morning, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 headed toward their seventh loss in eight sessions. Financial data and news came in mixed. After 10 straight weeks of gains for the Nasdaq composite, the market was due […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock swinging back into bull territory

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock swinging back into bull territory

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock swinging back into bull territory With the passage of time replacing post-earnings technical concerns and FB stock swinging back into bull territory with supportive technical evidence in tow, the combination is reaffirming a continuation of FB stock’s uptrend. Facebook still needs to clear its recent highs, which unsuccessfully challenged the 50% […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Slow and Steady Rise Back to Previous All-Time High

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Slow and Steady Rise Back to Previous All-Time High

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Slow and Steady Rise Back to Previous All-Time High BTC is currently trading at around $3,700 today, following a fall from local highs of over $4,200. These numbers would have been laughable back in December 2017 when Bitcoin was trading anywhere from $13,000 to a high if $20,000. But after Bitcoin’s parabolic advance […]

New Zealand Dollar: NZD/USD (NZD=X) gained on the back of comments by President Trump

New Zealand Dollar: NZD/USD (NZD=X) gained on the back of comments by President Trump

New Zealand Dollar: NZD/USD (NZD=X) gained on the back of comments by President Trump Both the Aussie and Kiwi gained on the back of comments by President Trump, in which he stated that he would delay the planned tariff increase on Chinese imports (Deadline March 1st) and that he will be looking to have summit […]

Savvy Investors Moving Back to Gold

Savvy Investors Moving Back to Gold

$GLD, $SLV, $GDX, $USD Gold prices climb as those savvy investors uncertain about global growth outlook hedge their portfolios. Gold prices have surged 14% since September, when in this column I signaled a buy signal for the precious Yellow metal, just as the major US stock market indexes were making record Tops. Gold-focused ETFs saw […]

President Trump: “Back Maduro Risk Losing Everything”

President Trump: “Back Maduro Risk Losing Everything”

Monday, President Trump signaled that socialism is on its way out and a “new day” is being ushered in for Venezuela and other Latin American countries. President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump addressed Venezuelans at Florida International University in Miami and discussed the growing crisis in the South American country. “We are here to proclaim a […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) heading back towards the 200-day moving average

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) heading back towards the 200-day moving average

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) heading back towards the 200-day moving average GBPUSD has picked up from last Thursday’s 1.2770 low and is now trading either side of 1.2900 after hitting an early peak around 1.2925. This push higher has taken GBPUSD above the 50-day moving average at 1.2874 and is homing in on the 200-day ma […]

Socialism Would Set the US Back 100 Years

Socialism Would Set the US Back 100 Years

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow warns that Americans want to embrace capitalism and that the Democrat-led rush to socialism would set the nation back a 100 years. “If you are not a socialist in your 20’s you have no heart and if you are not a capitalist in your 30’s you have no mind. I think right now […]

Teen who hacks car to drive backwards gets shoutout from Elon Musk Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Teen who hacks car to drive backwards gets shoutout from Elon Musk Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Teen who hacks car to drive backwards gets shoutout from Elon Musk Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) A Russian teenager has refitted his car to drive it backward, and got a shoutout from Tesla’s TSLA, -1.17%   CEO Elon Musk. But this didn’t stop the police from stripping him of the car registration. The 18-year-old was stopped earlier this week […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) still on the back foot

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) still on the back foot

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) still on the back foot If GBP/USD has turned a corner longer term, it needs to start thinking about creating a higher low, preferably above $1.26. For now, the downtrend from last April seems to have turned into a consolidation phase over the past few months, with rallies towards $1.32 followed by retracements […]

Australian Labor MPs Face Abortion Backlash

Australian Labor MPs Face Abortion Backlash

Cherish Life Queensland has announced that it will campaign strongly at next year’s federal election against Labor MPs and candidates of an abortion mindset. Ms Teeshan Johnson, executive director of Cherish Life Queensland, said: “We condemn the undertaking by federal Labor to use taxpayer money to increase ‘accessibility’ to abortion, if it wins the 2019 […]

US Consumer Sentiment Comes Back

US Consumer Sentiment Comes Back

The measure of US consumer sentiment improved for the 1st time in 5 weeks as political tension in Washington eased after the longest government shutdown in the country’s history. The Consumer Comfort Index rose to 58.2 last week from 57.4, according to a report Thursday. A measure of ratings about personal finances climbed to a […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Back to 110.00 as Recovery Sets in

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Back to 110.00 as Recovery Sets in

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Back to 110.00 as Recovery Sets in Similar to the British Pound above, USD/JPY started the year with fireworks that have seemingly taken a back seat over the past four weeks. Prices in USD/JPY have recovered from the earlier-year ‘flash crash,’ and prices have run back-up to a key zone of resistance that runs from […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) could soon announce a sharply higher stock buyback authorization of $12 billion to $15 billion

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) could soon announce a sharply higher stock buyback authorization of $12 billion to $15 billion

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) could soon announce a sharply higher stock buyback authorization of $12 billion to $15 billion With Google stock trading some 13% below its all-time high heading into Monday’s fourth-quarter earnings report, the timing could be right for parent Alphabet (GOOGL) to increase its share buyback program. Google stock is trading well below a standard […]

New Zealand Dollar: NZD/USD (NZD=X) pullback likely to bring another leg higher

New Zealand Dollar: NZD/USD (NZD=X) pullback likely to bring another leg higher

New Zealand Dollar: NZD/USD (NZD=X) pullback likely to bring another leg higher NZD/USD has been drifting lower since Friday’s high, with the pair moving into the potential ascending trendline support. The trend over the short term points towards this sell-off being temporary, with another leg higher likely before long. As such, this sell-off looks like a […]

When I Think About a Healthy Diet I Include Bacon

When I Think About a Healthy Diet I Include Bacon

A healthy diet means Organic fresh fruits, vegetables, lean meats, and the fated pig (bacon) Scientists have looked more than 1,000 raw foods to reveal their nutritional value and discovered that rendered pork fat, aka lard, made the Top 10. The research disclosed that 3.5oz of pork fat contains 632 kilocalories, and is a good source […]

‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Back on the Streets of France

‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Back on the Streets of France

France’s ‘yellow vest’ protesters are taking to the streets to keep pressure on French President Emmanuel Macron’s government, for the 12th weekend running of demonstrations. Multiple protests are planned Saturday in Paris and other cities to denounce Mr. Macron’s economic policies, seen by critics as favoring the rich. This week, demonstrators in the French capital […]

Trump has America Back at Work

Trump has America Back at Work

US job creation saw another blockbuster month in January, blowing past the government shutdown, but that disruption helped to push the unemployment rate higher, the Labor Department reported Friday. The construction, health care, hospitality and retail sectors added tens of thousands workers, another sign the robust labor market remain a fundamental source of strength even […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) remained aggressive in buying back its stock

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) remained aggressive in buying back its stock

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) remained aggressive in buying back its stock Apple Inc. remained aggressive in buying back its stock when momentum was strong, and prices held above the $200 mark, but when the going got tough for investors, Apple was nowhere to be found. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the technology […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) moves above the 100 day MA stalled and rotated back below

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) moves above the 100 day MA stalled and rotated back below

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) moves above the 100 day MA stalled and rotated back below The Nasdaq index with less than an hour left in trading, is trading higher by 76 points or 1.08% at 7260.  Solid gain, but off the high at 7303.12. That high was able to extend above the indexes 100 day MA […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Regain Composure Wednesday as Focus Shifts Back to Earnings

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Regain Composure Wednesday as Focus Shifts Back to Earnings

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Regain Composure Wednesday as Focus Shifts Back to Earnings Stocks closed higher Wednesday as Wall Street sidestepped early pressure from stalled US/China trade talks and the lingering government shutdown to focus on an outpouring of bullish corporate quarterly results. Stocks were kept afloat early in the day by upbeat quarterly results from […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) back to channel support

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) back to channel support

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) back to channel support EUR/USD’s fall has continued, but it is now nearing the bottom-end of the rising channel. If a bounce from around these levels takes place, a higher low in the uptrend from November lows has been created. This might suggest a move back towards the top-end of the channel, […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) rallies back into Fibonacci resistance

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) rallies back into Fibonacci resistance

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) rallies back into Fibonacci resistance The FTSE 100 has rallied back into the 7000-mark once more, with the 76.4% Fibonacci retracement coming into play again. The wider downtrend would require a break through 7146 to negate, and until then there is a chance we could turn lower once more. Given we are currently […]

Managed Money Moves Back into High Yield Corporate Bonds

Managed Money Moves Back into High Yield Corporate Bonds

US fund investors charged into high-yield corporate bonds during the latest week, shoveling $3.3-B, the most cash flowing into that market since late Y 2016, Lipper said Thursday, boosted by dovish words from Fed Chairman Powell. Underscoring investors’ appetite for some risk-taking, investors pulled $15-B net cash from US-based money market funds, according to the […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) pulls back from overnight high

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) pulls back from overnight high

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) pulls back from overnight high Since yesterday’s high, the USD/JPY price has pulled back, but the uptrend from the lows of last Thursday remains intact. Even a dip to ¥108.50 would still be a possible buying opportunity, and for now the price is holding above ¥108.70. A fresh move higher, reinforced by the […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) back on a downward path

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) back on a downward path

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) back on a downward path Having rallied to $1.155, the price of EUR/USD has weakened again, and so far this morning further downward pressure is developing. The previous two sessions saw the pair find support around $1.145, but if this is lost then the lows from a week ago at $1.143 come into play. […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Reports on Share Buyback Program

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Reports on Share Buyback Program

$RACE Summary: Ferrari repurchased 78,055 common shares for €7.04-M till 10 January 2019, under the repurchase program announced on 28 December 2018. The company share repurchase resulted in 6.08-M common shares held in treasury as of 10 January 2019. As of the same date, the Company held 2.43% of the total issued share capital including the […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) pulled back from a more than six-month peak

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) pulled back from a more than six-month peak

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) pulled back from a more than six-month peak Gold has pulled back from a more than six-month peak, as robust US jobs data eased some concerns about an ailing economy, while palladium prices punched through the key $US1,300 level for the first time. Spot gold slipped 0.8 per cent to $US1,283.86 […]

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) 2019 back up to $170

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) 2019 back up to $170

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) 2019 back up to $170 Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 115.33. The projected upper bound is: 151.78. The projected lower bound is: 100.41. The projected closing price is: 126.09. Candlesticks […]

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) 2019 back to $120

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) 2019 back to $120

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) 2019 back to $120 Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. The projected upper bound is: 126.29. The projected lower bound is: 93.74. The projected closing price is: 110.02. Candlesticks A big black candle occurred. This is bearish, as prices closed significantly lower than they opened. If the candle appears […]

China Mobile Limited (NYSE:CHL) 2019 Back to $100

China Mobile Limited (NYSE:CHL) 2019 Back to $100

China Mobile Limited (NYSE:CHL) 2019 Back to $100 Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 52.47. The projected upper bound is: 55.78. The projected lower bound is: 39.66. The projected closing price is: 47.72. Candlesticks […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) 2019 Back to $10,000

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) 2019 Back to $10,000

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) 2019 Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. The projected upper bound is: 10,895.69. The projected lower bound is: -302.02. The projected closing price is: 3,796.84. Candlesticks A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened). During the past […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) 2019, the Year of the Share Buyback

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) 2019, the Year of the Share Buyback

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE: RACE) announced that it intends to begin a EUR 150-M/share buyback program, as the 1st tranche of a multi-year EUR 1.5-B/share buyback program expected to be completed by Y 2022. The 1st tranche will start at the beginning of January 2019 and will end no later than 27 June 2019. The program […]

Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) 2019 Will Trade Sub $20

Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) 2019 Will Trade Sub $20

Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) 2019 Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 26.21. The projected upper bound is: 25.85. The projected lower bound is: 18.77. The projected closing price is: 24.31. Candlesticks A […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) 2019 On track Back to $200

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) 2019 On track Back to $200

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) 2019 Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 142.20. The projected upper bound is: 203.84. The projected lower bound is: 111.37. The projected closing price is: 147.61. Candlesticks A big black candle […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) rally takes us back above 61.8% resistance

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) rally takes us back above 61.8% resistance

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) rally takes us back above 61.8% resistance Once again, GBP/USD rose into the 61.8% level, with the pair looking to have made an ABC three-legged retracement of the decline from $1.2912. A rally through that swing high would point towards a likely period of upside. Until then, there is a good chance that […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) rallies back into trendline resistance

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) rallies back into trendline resistance

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) rallies back into trendline resistance EUR/USD has started strengthening after last week’s declines, with the price having rallied into trendline resistance. The break below the $1.1305 mark last week provides a bearish signal and allows greater confidence that this rally will fall short of the $1.1393 swing before breaking lower once again. Whether […]

Trump Brings Apple Back to USA

Trump Brings Apple Back to USA

US President Donald Trump thanked Apple chief Tim Cook on Friday after the tech giant unveiled plans for a $1 billion campus in Texas that is expected to create thousands of jobs outside its Silicon Valley base. “Thank you to @tim_cook for agreeing to expand operations in the U.S. and thereby creating thousands of jobs!” […]

Backpacking in Mexico: Top Tips for a Great Vacation

Many people want to know if it is safe to backpack in Mexico and the truth is, it is. The country may have its problems but so does every other country in the world. The truth about Mexico is that many parts of the country are very safe and are great places to visit. So, […]

Socialism Puts Europe Back in Crisis

Socialism Puts Europe Back in Crisis

Asian markets fell on Friday, putting the region on course to end a broadly positive week on a sour note, as traders took a step back and their profits off the table. There was also some unease after the head of the European Central Bank raised concerns about the growth outlook for the eurozone owing […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) corrective pullback

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) corrective pullback

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) corrective pullback Gold prices are modestly lower in early-afternoon U.S. trading Thursday. Silver prices are near steady after hitting a five-week high overnight. Both metals are saw normal corrective pullbacks and some chart consolidation from recent gains. February gold futures were last down $2.60 an ounce at $1,247.40. March Comex silver was down $0.001 […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) carrying out a $9 billion buyback plan

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) carrying out a $9 billion buyback plan

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) carrying out a $9 billion buyback plan Facebook investors had a rollercoaster year with the company’s share price. Since January, Facebook’s share price slid 21.68 percent after a series of public scandals followed by selloffs. It’s clear that Facebook isn’t the apple of investor’s eyes like it once was, but the question […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) be prepared for some temporary setbacks

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) be prepared for some temporary setbacks

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) be prepared for some temporary setbacks Facebook (NASDAQ: FB ) has had a rocky relationship with investors this year. If you’re someone who likes FB stock, be prepared for some temporary setbacks before making the most of that friendship. Let me explain. From “fake news” scandals to security breaches of users’ personal […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) back in correction territory

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) back in correction territory

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) back in correction territory Tech stocks are back in correction territory after a painful day for public exchanges. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite index fell nearly 4 percent, with tech stocks like Apple, Amazon, Alphabet and Facebook weighing most heavily. In total, the so-called FAANG stocks — Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Alphabet-owned […]

Germany: DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) pullback likely to be short-term in nature

Germany: DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) pullback likely to be short-term in nature

Germany: DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) pullback likely to be short-term in nature The DAX has been pulling back throughout the start of the week, with the price respecting trendline and the 200-day simple moving average (SMA) support this morning. The recent rebound comes from a long-term uptrend, raising the chance that we will see the beginning of a […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) gives back gains

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) gives back gains

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) gives back gains After falling sharply, USD/JPY may try to rebound, but it will need to recover ¥113.60 otherwise a more bearish view begins to emerge. Below ¥113.20 the price heads towards ¥112.40. Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. The projected upper bound is: 114.56. The projected lower bound is: 112.30. The […]

O’Lonhro and Larneuk Back in the Spotlight

O’Lonhro and Larneuk Back in the Spotlight

O’Lonhro and Larneuk Back in the Spotlight O’Lonhro and Larneuk are back in the Spotlight after the Larneuk bred and raced O’So Hazy was recognized for an outstanding season by being named Southern District Racing Association (SDRA) Horse of the Year. With a career record of 18:5-3-4 and Prize Money $231,370 the O’Lonhro mare finished […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Looking Back Over the Year.5

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Looking Back Over the Year.5

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Looking Back Over the Past Year.5 $TSLA In the wake of his recent Axios interview of Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk broadcast a lot of stuff to his listeners and devotees. Much is hyperbole, some is fact. Below are of some things that happened at the fledgling US EV maker over the past year.5, as […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Reports on Completing Its Stock Buyback Program

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Reports on Completing Its Stock Buyback Program

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Reports on Completing Its Stock Buyback Program $RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) announced Wednesday that under the common share buyback program announced on 9 February 2018, the Company has purchased additional common shares; reported in aggregate form, on daily basis – on the Italian Stock Exchange (MTA) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as in […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Claws Back Losses as Iron Ore Prices Rise

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Claws Back Losses as Iron Ore Prices Rise

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Claws Back Losses as Iron Ore Prices Rise The Australian Dollar US Dollar (AUD/USD) exchange rate has been volatile over the past twenty-four hours, and is currently trading at a rate of $0.7234 with the ‘Aussie’ making an attempt to push back against the ‘Greenback’. Tuesday saw iron ore spot markets […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has ‘a chance’ to make a comeback in China

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has ‘a chance’ to make a comeback in China

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has ‘a chance’ to make a comeback in China One of the first investors in China’s biggest search engine said Tuesday that Google has “a chance” of making it in China. Speaking at the CNBC East Tech West conference in the Nansha district of Guangzhou, China, the managing partner of venture capital […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) back down as dollar recovers

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) back down as dollar recovers

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) back down as dollar recovers The sellers have reasserted their control over the last few days, with the EUR/USD’s rally towards $1.15 providing a selling opportunity. Below $1.13 the price heads towards to the $1.1215 lows of earlier in the month. In the short term, the price may bounce, but any move back towards […]

Australia: USD/AUD (AUD=X) retreated from the highs as global stock markets were on the back foot

Australia: USD/AUD (AUD=X) retreated from the highs as global stock markets were on the back foot

Australia: USD/AUD (AUD=X) retreated from the highs as global stock markets were on the back foot The Australian dollar retreated from the highs as global stock markets were on the back foot once again. Capital expenditure, Chinese PMI’s, and the G-20 meetings stand out. Here are the highlights of the week and an updated technical […]

‘AMLO’ Backs President Trump on US-Mexico Border Policy

‘AMLO’ Backs President Trump on US-Mexico Border Policy

‘AMLO’ Backs President Trump on US-Mexico Border Policy Mexico’s incoming government has agreed to back The Trump Administration’s plan to change US border policy by requiring asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their claims move through US courts. Mexican officials and senior members of President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s (AMLO) transition team said the […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Used EVs, the Water in its Backyard

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Used EVs, the Water in its Backyard

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Used EVs, the ‘Water in its Backyard’ $TSLA With more used EVs coming in, Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is said to be partnering with car auction firms in an effort to sell out those used cars. According to a new report in the media, Tesla is working with Manheim and Adesa KAR to sell larger […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) set to snap 5-day losing streak as market cap climbs back above $900 billion

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) set to snap 5-day losing streak as market cap climbs back above $900 billion

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) set to snap 5-day losing streak as market cap climbs back above $900 billion Shares of Apple Inc. rebounded Thursday, as they attempted to snap a five-day skid lower, after Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty said she believes the recent weakness has been an overreaction to sales warnings from smartphone suppliers, which […]

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