S&P Sees Dubai Property Prices Dropping to Marks Seen in 2010

S&P Sees Dubai Property Prices Dropping to Marks Seen in 2010

The Covid-19 outbreak is adding to the strain on Dubai’s real estate market The widening coronavirus pandemic could see Dubai property prices falling to marks last seen 10 yrs ago, according to S&P Global Ratings. “We believe real estate prices are approaching levels seen at the bottom of the last cycle in 2010, and are […]

Investors Turn the Most Bearish Since February 2009

Investors Turn the Most Bearish Since February 2009

$SPY The economic shock from the coronavirus pandemic shocked US investors 5 wks, and now they are expressing the most pessimism about the direction of the stock market since February and March 2009, in the aftermath of the previous financial crisis, according to an AAII survey conducted during the week ended Wednesday, 25 March. Some […]

President Trump’s Fed has Brought the Global Financial System Back from the Edge

President Trump’s Fed has Brought the Global Financial System Back from the Edge

$ICE $USD $BAC $WFC This week Fed Chairman Powell set out to offer a explanation for the complicated steps he is taking to relieve dire stresses in the global financial system. “Many places in the capital markets, which support borrowing by households and businesses. I am talking about mortgages and car loans and things like […]

Here are the Latest Coronavirus Updates from Around the World

Here are the Latest Coronavirus Updates from Around the World

Saturday, President Trump said that he was considering an “enforceable quarantine” in the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut area due to the coronavirus outbreak. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo meanwhile said he had not spoken to the President about a quarantine. “I do not even know what that means,” Governor Cuomo said. “I do not know […]

Everything You Need to Know About the Virus Aid Money: Q&As

Everything You Need to Know About the Virus Aid Money: Q&As

As the coronavirus crisis spreads in the US, millions of Americans are about to receive aid from Congress in the form of direct cash payments. Friday, President Trump signed into law a $2-T emergency economic package that includes direct cash payments and unemployment benefits, among other provisions, for Americans. Here are some Q&As about who qualifies for cash from the […]

Here is What is in the $2.2-T Coronavirus Aid/Stimulus Package

Here is What is in the $2.2-T  Coronavirus Aid/Stimulus Package

Friday, the House of Representatives approved a $2.2-T aid/stimulus bill to alleviate economic devastation of the coronavirus pandemic and sent it to President Trump to sign into law, he signed it, it is now the law. Below are Key elements of the bill and the cost estimates provided by the Committee for a Responsible Federal […]

USD Falls 3.9%, Biggest Weekly Decliner Since 2009

USD Falls 3.9%, Biggest Weekly Decliner Since 2009

$USD $.DXY The Buck posted its biggest weekly decliner in more than 10 yrs Friday, as trillions of dollars worth of aid/stimulus efforts by governments and central banks helped temper a rout in global markets driven by the coronavirus pandemic. The USD surged in March as tumbling stock and debt markets caused a scramble for […]

A Solid Post Virus Crisis Rebound Ahead

A Solid Post Virus Crisis Rebound Ahead

“We were strong before we went into the health crisis, we will be strong when we come out of it,” said Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan 2 Fed regional bank Presidents expressed confidence the US economy can rebound strongly after coronavirus restrictions on consumers and businesses are lifted. “This is a public health crisis” and […]

The Coronavirus is Highly Sensitive to High Tempatures

The Coronavirus is Highly Sensitive to High Tempatures

There is much we do not know about the COVID-19 coronavirus, but researchers are starting to piece the puzzle together as we go along. For example, a recent Chinese investigation suggests COVID-19 coronavirus is “highly sensitive” to high temperatures and spreads faster in colder climates, its most rapid spread is occurring at a temperature of […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) “Continues to Create Value for All Stakeholders…”

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) “Continues to Create Value for All Stakeholders…”

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) has extended the shutdown of its 2 plants to 14 April, at which time it will restart production. All activities that can be conducted via smart working will continue to be performed, as has been the case in recent weeks. Ferrari will cover all days of absence to those unable to take advantage […]

As long as you are at home, take a virtual tour…

As long as you are at home, take a virtual tour…

Go on a virtual tour of the World’s most famous landmarks Several iconic sights and attractions of our planet have set up incredible virtual tours dream to help you dream of your next extravagant getaway. Below are some of the best tours, as follows: Virtual tour of the Great Wall (China) Virtual tour of Machu Picchu (Peru) Virtual tour […]

DJIA Marks Best Weekly Gainer Since 1938

DJIA Marks Best Weekly Gainer Since 1938

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Friday, investors took some profits after the American Aid bill was passed and sent to President Trump for signing. By the end of the session, the DJIA was off 4.1%, S&P 500 and NAS 3.8 shed 3.4% and 3.8% respectively. The strong gains made on the week drove the DJIA […]

President Trump has Signed the American Aid/Stimulus Bill

President Trump has Signed the American Aid/Stimulus Bill

Friday afternoon, President Trump signed the $2.2-T American Aid/Stimulus bill, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress this week to support businesses, rush resources to overburdened healthcare providers and help struggling families during this coronavirus epidemic. President Trump moved quickly to halt an economic free fall caused by behavioral restrictions meant to slow the spread […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report

$AMN, $ARNA, $T, $CVX, $CSCO, $CLX, $EVER, $MU, $NOW These are all Buys if you can manage the risk. Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is our list for Friday, 27 March, as follows: AMN Healthcare […]

“My work shows that the ‘machine’ selling over the past 4 wks to Monday has peaked”

“My work shows that the ‘machine’ selling over the past 4 wks to Monday has peaked”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $BLK $CS $JPM Stocks extended their rally after the Senate and Fed took unprecedented measures to protect the US economy from the coronavirus shock, with Black Rock (NYSE:BLK), Credit Swiss (NYSE:CS) and other big Wall Street banks said Thursday night that the major US stock market indexes marked at an inflection […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Periodic Report on the Buyback Program

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Periodic Report on the Buyback Program

$RACE Ferrari N.V. (NYSE/MTA:RACE) informs that the Company has purchased, under the 3rd tranche of the common share buyback program announced on 14 November 2019, additional common shares – reported in aggregate form, on a daily basis on the Italian Stock Exchange (MTA) as follows: TradingDate(dd/mm/yyyy)   Stock Exchange Number of common shares purchased   […]

20 November Options Trading for Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)

20 November Options Trading for Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)

$RACE Investors in Ferrari NV (NYSE:RACE) saw new options become available this week, for the 20 November expiration. 1 of the Key inputs that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with 239 days until expiration the newly available contracts represent a possible opportunity for sellers […]

H1N1 Flu Vs COVID-19 coronavirus

H1N1 Flu Vs COVID-19 coronavirus

The 1st outbreak of H1N1, aka the Swine flu, was reported in April 2009 in Mexico, and the disease soon spread to the US. The virus was 1st discovered in Mexico. Schools shut down, the media was accused of overreacting, and hospitals were swamped with severely ill patients. The year was Y 2009, and the […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report

$AAPL, $SCHW, $KO, $DOW, $FB, $INTC, $LMT, $MTD, $RPD, $ROST, $SQ These are all Buys if you can manage the risk. Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is our list for Thursday, 26 March, as follows: […]

Thursday’s World Markets: Asia and Oceania

Thursday’s World Markets: Asia and Oceania

Most South East Asian stocks rose on optimism around a massive US stimulus package, although Singapore shares fell after the city-state cut its annual growth forecast to better reflect the economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic. Japanese shares took a tumble Thursday following 3 days of massive gains after a rise in domestic coronavirus cases […]

CDC: “Currently there is no evidence to support the transmission of COVID-19 associated with food.”

CDC: “Currently there is no evidence to support the transmission of COVID-19 associated with food.”

The COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak makes it more important than ever to keep our immune systems strong by eating clean, antioxidant rich real foods such as fruits and vegetables. But according to research conducted by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), nearly 70% of the fresh produce sold in the US contains potentially harmful chemical pesticides. “Although […]

Virtual Tour: Sir Bani Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

Virtual Tour: Sir Bani Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

This 60-sec video includes dramatic sweeping aerial footage of the 41-sqk park and its animals including cheetahs, giraffes and gazelles. In Y 2019, according to the Department of Culture and Tourism (DCT) Abu Dhabi, the capital Emirate welcomed 11.35-M international visitors, a 10.5% Y-Y increase. Of these, 2.83-M stayed in the emirate overnight, while 8.53-M […]

Crunching the Numbers on Stocks that will Benefit as this Market Turns Due North

Crunching the Numbers on Stocks that will Benefit as this Market Turns Due North

$VNDA, $ACLS, $RDNT, $CNO, $PGNX, $PRDO, $CLF, $UCTT, $CF, $MOV If this uncertainty and volatility have you prudently sidelined in cash, know that all things eventually pass, and there are stocks are likely to run as the market reverses and recovers. A place to start is stocks that are very sensitive to changes in the […]

The Plan to Vaccinate All Americans

The Plan to Vaccinate All  Americans

Scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) are working with a biotech company to quickly start clinical trials of an experimental messenger RNA vaccine and fast track it to licensure. The FDA has not yet licensed messenger RNA vaccines that use part of the RNA of a virus to manipulate the body’s immune system […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Winter Testing Pace ‘True’

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Winter Testing Pace ‘True’

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is adamant its pace in testing was “true” after suggestions the team was ‘sandbagging’ with its new SF1000 racer. Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc both strayed from Top times across the 6 days of testing in Barcelona last month, instead trying to understand the new car as the team aims to end […]

Gold Prices Finished Lower on Profit Taking

Gold Prices Finished Lower on Profit Taking

$XAU $GLD $USD Gold prices settled lower Wednesday, giving up some of Tuesdays gains when it marked its largest percentage rise in more than 10 yrs.. Commodity analysts attributed the retrenchment to some exhaustion after 2 strong sessions of gains for the precious Yellow metal, as the USS Congress comes closer to passing a $2-T+ American […]

US Virus Aid Bill is Wartime Funding

US Virus Aid Bill is Wartime Funding

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Stocks rose for 2nd day running with stimulus in sight. Wall Street trimmed strong gains late in the session after reports raised doubts about how quickly the bill might pass, but the S&P 500 and DJIA still ended up more than 1% and 2%, respectively Wednesday, Senator Shelley Moore Capito […]

Beyond the Virus: Refocusing on Essential Industries and Businesses

Beyond the Virus: Refocusing on Essential Industries and Businesses

Now the world now a very sharp understanding of what a Black Swan event is. Yes, we are seeing a global health crisis, and those of us who are looking are seeing the coming restructuring of the global economic order. The Key is how investors navigating to what is coming next. The Big Q: What […]

Massive Wartime Investment in Nation Approved in Senate, House to Follow

Massive Wartime Investment in Nation Approved in Senate, House to Follow

The Senate will vote on the $2-T package later Wednesday and the House of Representatives is expected to follow suit soon after. “This is a wartime level of investment into our nation,” Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a speech announcing the pact after days of negotiations between Republican and Democratic lawmakers, Treasury […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report

$AMAT, $BK, $KO, $FCX, $GM, $TDOC, $ZG These are all Buy’s if you can manage the risk. Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is our list for Wednesday, 25 March, as follows: Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) […]

Wednesday’s World Markets: Asia and Oceania

Wednesday’s World Markets: Asia and Oceania

Australian shares jumped 5% Wednesday, ending just short of the 5,000 mark, fuelled by a bout of last-minute buying after the US government agreed on a massive stimulus package to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The S&P/ASX 200 index unofficially ended the session about 3.2% higher but clocked a gain of over 2% […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 80’s Turbo V-6 F1 Car Sounds Terrific, Listen…

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 80’s Turbo V-6 F1 Car Sounds Terrific, Listen…

$RACE Modern F1 cars switched out their high-revving, high-cylinder-count engines for turbo, hybrid-assisted V-6 power plants in Y 2014. But that was not the first time the motorsport championship used turbocharged V-6 engines. In the Eighties, many teams used turbo engines, including Ferrari (NYSE:RACE). This 156/85 is one such example. But unlike today’s V-6 power […]

Gold Price Futures Technical Analysis

Gold Price Futures Technical Analysis

$GC $XAU $GLD $USD Gold futures in New York soared for a 2nd session running Tuesday on continued reaction to the Fed’s extraordinary measures to help an economy ravished from the coronavirus pandemic and demand/supply issues. The Fed revealed Monday several programs including lending against student loans, credit card loans and US government backed-loans to […]

White House Has Not Discussed a National Lockdown

White House Has Not Discussed a National Lockdown

The White House Coronavirus Task Force has at “no point” discussed a nationwide lockdown or stay-at-home order, Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday afternoon.  “What we’ve done is publish the President’s coronavirus guidelines,” VP Pence said, in response to a viewer’s question. “I have got them right here and I recommend them to everybody’s attention. […]

President Trump’s Endgame

President Trump’s Endgame

The Endgame: President Trump is working with his medical and scientific advisers to make a determination on how/when to reopen the country after the lockdowns in order to stop the spread of The China Virus in the next few days he will announce the plan to the Nation. President Trump said during a town hall that […]

Gold, the ‘Currency of Last Resort’, Price Spikes

Gold, the ‘Currency of Last Resort’, Price Spikes

$XAU $GLD, $BAR, $XAG $SLV Tuesday, Gold prices marked their largest daily percentage gainer in more than 10 yrs as the precious Yellow metal extended its rally on demand/supply issues and moves by the Fed to address the coronavirus crisis. The Fed announcement Monday “signals there is a new sheriff in town as the Fed […]

Copper Surfaces and Covid-19 Coronavirus

Copper Surfaces and Covid-19 Coronavirus

$CU There has been a lot of media about the fact COVID-19 lives for just 4 hrs on copper Vs on steel or plastic. The Big Q: What does that mean?  The Big A: Copper is antimicrobial, meaning it can kill bacteria and viruses, sometimes within mins.  There have been multiple studies showing its effectiveness […]

President Trump Meets with Wall Street Investors on Reopening Economy

President Trump Meets with Wall Street Investors on Reopening Economy

$DIA, $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Tuesday morning, President Trump spoke to several billionaire hedge fund and private equity managers about reopening the US economy that over the past 4 wks ground to a halt due to the coronavirus outbreak. President Trump is re-evaluating whether or not to call for people to return to work as […]

President Trump’s Management of the Coronavirus Crisis Brings Him Record Approval

President Trump’s Management of the Coronavirus Crisis Brings Him Record Approval

60% approve of how President Trump has handled the virus crisis Vs 38% disapprove. President Trump’s job approval rating is up at 49%, according to the latest Gallup poll, a tie for his highest on record, likely due to a drive for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. President Trump’s overall approval rating is up 5 […]

Gold Price Extended its Rally on Fed Action, Goldie says, Time to Buy

Gold Price Extended its Rally on Fed Action, Goldie says, Time to Buy

$GS, $XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV $PLAT $USD Gold extended its rally toward 1,600 oz after the Fed took unprecedented measures to protect the US economy from the coronavirus shock, with Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) saying bullion’s probably at an inflection point and it is time to buy. The precious metal rallying with risk assets, after the […]

Tuesday’s World Markets: Asia, Oceania and EU

Tuesday’s World Markets: Asia, Oceania and EU

Just in: S&P 500 futures Vs fair value: +108.60. NAS Comp futures Vs fair value: +352.30. $SPY $QQQ Most Southeast Asian stock markets rebounded on Tuesday as global and regional stimulus measures to stem the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic lifted investor sentiment, while Thailand prepared to enter a month-long emergency. Thai shares gained […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Portofino, What a Car!

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Portofino, What a Car!

$RACE You will not see a Portofino around again until the coronavirus lockdowns are finished, these Ferrari race horses are stabled for now. Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) designers say styling inspiration for the Portofino came from the Ferrari Daytona of the 1970’s. But I see Portofino as Ferrari’s interpretation of a comfortable long-distance Grand Touring car (which […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report

$ALB, $ARMK, $BA, $SCHW, $GS, $ICE, $LULU, $MS, $NDAQ, $TW These are all Buy’s if you can manage the risk. Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is our list for Tuesday, 24 March, as follows: Albermarle […]

First Lady Melania Trump Tested Negative for the Coronavirus

First Lady Melania Trump Tested Negative for the Coronavirus

First Lady Melania Trump has tested negative for the coronavirus, President Trump announced Monday at the daily task force briefing. “Yes, she’s great; she’s fine,” Trump told reporters. “Negative, yes. OK? Negative.” President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence and his wife have also been cleared of the coronavirus through precautionary testing. None have experienced symptoms. Most Americans […]

Donald J. Trump has Become a Wartime President: “Praise the Lord, He Passed Us the Ammunition”

Donald J. Trump has Become a Wartime President: “Praise the Lord, He Passed Us the Ammunition”

$BAYRY Never before have the American People been affected by such a catastrophe, as no war has or will have the effect of a virus such as COVID-19 worldwide.  In essence, the $21-T+ American economy at a standstill with millions of American families wondering how they will survive economically. About 40% live paycheck to paycheck […]

The Democrats Tack On ‘Pork’ to the American Aid Bill, Disgraceful

The Democrats Tack On ‘Pork’ to the American Aid Bill, Disgraceful

Congressional Democrats are holding the American Aid bill “hostage” to “implement socialist policies” as citizens and businesses struggle with fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The 11 Democratic demands include the following: $300-M in funding for public broadcasting; Expansive new tax credits for solar and wind energy; New emissions standards for airlines and a requirement for full […]

President Trump Signs Executive Order to Prevent Hoarding, Price Gouging in this Coronavirus Crisis

President Trump Signs Executive Order to Prevent Hoarding, Price Gouging in this Coronavirus Crisis

President Trump has signed an executive order making it a crime to excessively stockpile personal protective equipment that is needed by medical personnel fighting the coronavirus pandemic. US Attorney General William Barr told the daily coronavirus task force briefing, the Justice Department has already launched investigations into people who are hoarding supplies and price gouging. […]

Democrats Pelosi and Schumer Willing to Risk American Lives Over Partisan Politics

Democrats Pelosi and Schumer Willing to Risk American Lives Over Partisan Politics

Republicans are accusing Democrats of using the coronavirus pandemic as an opportunity to push unrelated political issues, aka tack on pork, with to the American Aid legislation, as the 2 sides failed to reach an agreement Sunday night to advance the bill that will provide relief to American businesses and families struggling as a result of the virus outbreak. […]

If You Can Manage the Risk, the Coronavirus Has Presented Opportunity in this Market

If You Can Manage the Risk, the Coronavirus Has Presented Opportunity in this Market

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Economist Mohamed El-Erian sees opportunities for investors who can manage risk during this coronavirus induced stock market dive. “Those people who entered this defensively and have a massive appetite for volatility, there is starting to be real pockets of value,” Mr. El-Erian told reporters.   “For most investors, I think you […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report

$AXP, $COF, $DFS, $JPM, $MSTR, $NKE, $PEP, $SQ, $ULTA Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is our list for Monday, 23 March, as follows: American Express Co. (NYSE:AXP) was maintained as Buy but the target price […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, the Financial World Vs the Coronavirus

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, the Financial World Vs the Coronavirus

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX There is something very different about the coronavirus and the world’s reaction to it. That reaction is unprecedented, and unnerving. The past 4 wks have seen huge responses from central banks which were confident in the global economic outlook and in no hurry to move on rates. Since then we […]

Monday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia and Oceania

Monday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia and Oceania

Australian shares are expected to open lower Monday as the widespread closure of venues across the country offset new fiscal stimulus from the government to stem a coronavirus-induced slowdown. New Zealand’s benchmark index dove more than 10% and was on course for its worst session ever after the country announced a move to enter lockdown […]

Gold Sellers Opt for Bucks Due to Coronavirus

Gold Sellers Opt for Bucks Due to Coronavirus

$XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV $PLAT $USD Gold prices fell Monday as investors stockpile cash, with a rising numbers of coronavirus-led national lockdowns threatening to overshadow stimulus measures from global central banks to combat the economic damage. Spot gold edged down 0.2% to 1,494.63 oz by 0320 GMT, after rising as much as 3.1% in the […]

All About Sleep

All About Sleep

The Big Q: How Much Sleep Is Required for Health? The Big A: Dr. Michael Mosley says that the standard recommendation for adults is to get 7-8 hrs of sleep per night. Teenagers need around 9 hrs, while younger school-age children may need upward of 11 hrs. While insomnia is 1 reason cited for lack […]

The Coronavirus Pandemic Effect on NYC and Los Angeles Residential Real Estate

The Coronavirus Pandemic Effect on NYC and Los Angeles Residential Real Estate

Commerce in the residential real estates sector in many states across the nation has broken down. Especially hard hit is Los Angeles and NYC. The coronavirus COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has all but completely upended the business of being a real estate agent. In NYC deals are falling through and agents struggle to sell over coronavirus […]

Your Pets and the Coronavirus

Your Pets and the Coronavirus

Experts are saying that there is no conclusive evidence that pets like dogs and cats can spread COVID-19 coronavirus, or that they can be a source of infection to people. They say it is likely it works the other way round. In fact, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) in Hong Kong concluded: “The […]

Box Office: Nationwide Shutdown of All Cinemas is Unprecedented

Box Office: Nationwide Shutdown of All Cinemas is Unprecedented

$AMC $CNK $CPXGF $CMCSA The nationwide shutdown of virtually all cinemas is unprecedented and could last at least 10 – 12 wks, potentially disrupting the prime Summer release calendar. The 3 largest theater chains in the United States have announced that all of their movie theaters will close indefinitely as cinemas go dark across the […]

Coronavirus Shutdown is Not a Recession but an Investment in Survival

Coronavirus Shutdown is Not a Recession but an Investment in Survival

As the coronavirus sequesters millions of Americans and shuts down the US economy, it should be thought of as an investment in public health that lays the groundwork for a rapid rebound. That is the view of St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard, who argues that a potential $2.5-T hit coming to the economy […]

“US Will Suffer ‘Short Run’ Economic Impact From Coronavirus”

“US Will Suffer ‘Short Run’ Economic Impact From Coronavirus”

$FDX $PERDY The US will suffer an economic impact in the “short run” because of the coronavirus pandemic, but part of President Trump’s strategy will involve the passage of a massive package that will provide a lift for the economy as the nation comes out of the emergency, White House Director of Trade and Manufacturing […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Debut its Thoroughbred ‘FUV’ with High Speed Genetics in 2021 Barring a Coronavirus Long Term Factory Shutdown

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Debut its Thoroughbred ‘FUV’ with High Speed Genetics in 2021 Barring a Coronavirus Long Term Factory Shutdown

$RACE When Enzo Ferrari launched his iconic Italian luxury carmaker in Y 1949, he never thought that his sports cars will have an SUV or Shooting Brake variant. As recently as Y 2016, former Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Boss Sergio Marchionne had said, “You have to shoot me 1st.” But the world has moved beyond those men’s […]

This is No Time to Panic

This is No Time to Panic

As America and other parts of the world endure the most frightening pandemic in a Century, the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, it is important that decisions affecting the lives, liberties, and livelihoods of hundreds of millions of people are being reached through reason, not collective fear. Pandemics are different from economic depressions and fuel shortages, but […]

America’s Nursing Homes and Convalescent Centers are Ground Zero in “The Virus War”

America’s Nursing Homes and Convalescent Centers are Ground Zero in “The Virus War”

Growing CVOIS-19 coronavirus outbreaks at nursing homes in Washington, Illinois, New Jersey and other states in our nation are laying out for all to see the industry’s long-running problems, including a struggle to control infections and a staffing crisis that relies on poorly paid aides who cannot afford to stay home sick. Earlier this year, […]

Hand Washing is Effective Against Viral Infections

Hand Washing is Effective Against Viral Infections

Drug resistant infections are on the rise, the novel coronavirus COVID-19, aka The China Virus, is spreading rapidly and research demonstrates that many people may be participating in activities that exacerbate it. Preventing the spread of contagious disease is the best option as there is no cure for viral infections and COVID-19 coronavirus is not a simple […]

Congress Must Embrace Non-partisan Proposals to Combat This Economic Crisis Caused by China’s Virus

Congress Must Embrace Non-partisan Proposals to Combat This Economic Crisis Caused by China’s Virus

$USO $BA In this time of global crisis and economic uncertainty, both Democrats and Republicans have been seeking to exploit the China Virus pandemic in pursuit of partisan policy objectives. Bad policy! The Washington Free Beacon has come up with 10 elements to fix and shield the US economy from the WHO/China Virus crisis. Congress should […]

President Trump’s China Virus Stimulus Package Now at $2-T Plus in Phase 3

President Trump’s China Virus Stimulus Package Now at $2-T Plus in Phase 3

The coronavirus economic stimulus package being negotiated in a late session by the Senate Saturday will exceed $2-T, according to estimates by the White House National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow. “The package is coming in at about 10% of GDP,” Mr. Kudlow said. “It is very large.” That would mean more than $2-T, a reporter […]

Soak Up Culture at Home During ‘The China Virus” Lockdown

Soak Up Culture at Home During ‘The China Virus” Lockdown

During these uncertain times, it is good to know that we can count on our love for all the beautiful things in this world.  Much of the global population is at a standstill as scientists and governments try and stem the spread of coronavirus. Happily, cultural centers including museums, theaters, and national parks, are stepping up […]

The China Virus, What it is, what to do if you contract it

The China Virus, What it is, what to do if you contract it

$MSFT $BRK.A $BRK.B The coronavirus was 1st publicly identified in Wuhan, China, dubbed The China Virus, in November 2019 is a new coronavirus, the 7th coronavirus identified that is able to infect humans, 6 other coronaviruses are capable of infecting humans and these can cause diseases which range from mild to severe, and include the […]

President Trump’s Approval Rating on His Handling of Coronavirus Spikes

President Trump’s Approval Rating on His Handling of Coronavirus Spikes

A newly released poll has found that President Trump’s approval rating for how he has handled the coronavirus outbreak has spiked over the last week. “In the new poll, 55% of Americans approve of the President’s management of the crisis, compared to 43% who disapprove,” it was reported. “Trump’s approval on this issue is up […]

Gold: An Investment Theme in the Midst of the Global Pandemic

Gold: An Investment Theme in the Midst of the Global Pandemic

$XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV The correcting stock market and global coronavirus pandemic have triggered sudden and irreversible demand for precious metals Each decade has a distinct investment theme. As the decade unfolds, one asset class rises to the Top and outperforms everything else. Below are some examples, as follows: During the 1990’s, the stock market […]

The Outsourcing of Jobs, What it has Meant to America and Americans

The Outsourcing of Jobs, What it has Meant to America and Americans

Make American, Hire American, Buy American The Big Q: What has the decline in American manufacturing meant for the average American? The Big A: 1. America eventually became poorer, and saw downgrade of its standard of living. As progressively more manufacturers moved abroad, the flow of money out of the country exceeded the benefits of […]

President Trump Takes Key Safety Measures at the Borders to Prevent Further Spread of the Coronavirus

President Trump Takes Key Safety Measures at the Borders to Prevent Further Spread of the Coronavirus

“I will never hesitate to take any necessary steps to protect the lives, health, and safety of the American people. I will always put the wellbeing of America first.“– President Donald J. Trump President Trump is taking action at our Northern and Southern borders to prevent further spread of the coronavirus in the United States. […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Backs Plan to Delay 2021 F1 Rules by a Year

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Backs Plan to Delay 2021 F1 Rules by a Year

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) F1 Team Boss Mattia Binotto says his team will back a move to delay the Y 2021 rules package for a year, insisting now is not the time to be ‘selfish‘. Earlier this week, 9 of the current 10 racing teams gave their support to a radical plan to hold back on […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) F1 Team Boss Binotto on the Coronavirus

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) F1 Team Boss Binotto on the Coronavirus

$RACE Ferrari’s F1 Team Boss Mattia Binotto is a man with 1 of the biggest jobs in motorsport, here he discusses the impact of the coronavirus on The Scuderia Italy, home of Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), has taken dramatic measures to control the spread of coronavirus across the country and this has an impact on the way […]

Coronavirus Attacks,UK Starts to Lockdown

Coronavirus Attacks,UK Starts to Lockdown

Friday, London announced the closure of pubs and restaurants, Britain could remain on lockdown for an entire year, according to scientists who told PM Boris Johnson to impose social distancing rules. The UK government’s Top coronavirus advisers say that the restrictions on travel and socialising could eventually ease off. But, they also said that it […]

President Trump Vows Federal Aid Until Economy Recovers From Coronavirus Attack

President Trump Vows Federal Aid Until Economy Recovers From Coronavirus Attack

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “Once we get the economy back, it is gonna all come back to us very quickly.” Friday, President Trump vowed to keep pushing for more federal spending until the economy recovers from the coronavirus outbreak, and said Americans can expect “much more” than $1,000 checks from the government. At a […]

Coronavirus Good News Updates

Coronavirus Good News Updates

The mainstream media has been filled with nerve-wracking updates on the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, but there is some good news to share, and here it is: Distilleries across the United States are giving away their own homemade hand sanitizers, according to the Good News Network. Alcohol distilleries in several states have begun using their own facilities […]

Schumer Already Trying to Tack On ‘Bad Ideas’ to the GOP’s American Family First Aid Legislation

Schumer Already Trying to Tack On ‘Bad Ideas’ to the GOP’s American Family First Aid Legislation

The Democrats’ are proposing the same student loan forgiveness pitch failed Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren made on the campaign trail. College student loan forgiveness is a ‘bad idea’ because the prevailing attitudes among dead beat students and many of their parents that since the government is owed the money, there will be a way out […]

Hawaii Five-O Star Daniel Dae Kim Tested Positive for COVID-19 Coronavirus

Hawaii Five-O Star Daniel Dae Kim Tested Positive for COVID-19 Coronavirus

Daniel Dae Kim, 51 anni, of Lost and Hawaii Five-O fame, is the latest Hollywood star to be diagnosed with COVID-19 coronavirus. The actor shared the news in a video on social media, noting that it “looks like I’ll be OK.” He also detailed his journey with the coronavirus disease in an effort to help others during this pandemic and called […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report

$AAPL, $PKG, $TSLA, $UBER Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is our list for Friday, 20 March, as follows: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was maintained as Buy at Canaccord Genuity, but the target price was lowered to […]

F1: Coronavirus Has the Motorsport in “uncharted territory”

F1: Coronavirus Has the Motorsport in “uncharted territory”

It was supposed to be a record 22-race world championship in Y 2020 season, but with 7 Grands Prix already either postponed or cancelled, F1 2020 has become a shorter, tightly-packed and economically challenging season for the title. The season-opener in Australia and F1’s iconic Riviera showpiece in Monaco have been cancelled. Races in Bahrain, […]

Ferrari, Fiat Join Coronavirus Ventilator Efforts

Ferrari, Fiat Join Coronavirus Ventilator Efforts

$RACE $FCAU Italy is at the epicenter of the pandemic and its government has embarked on a big expansion of the number of intensive care beds, many of which will require ventilators to keep patients alive by taking over breathing functions. Siare Engineering, Italy’s largest manufacturer of hospital ventilators, has turned to Italian automakers Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) and Fiat […]

The US To Reassess its Trade with China in Wake of Coronavirus Outbreak

The US To Reassess its Trade with China in Wake of Coronavirus Outbreak

The US and the West cannot be dependent upon China for Key pharmaceuticals, President Trump’s policies are changing that and bring the API and medical equipment manufacturing home. Thursday, Fred Fleitz, the President of the Center for Security Policy, told the press that the US must make “some very serious demands on China” regarding the […]

McConnell’s Family and Business Aid Legislation Taking Shape, No Democrat ‘Pork’ Tack Ons Allowed

McConnell’s Family and Business Aid Legislation Taking Shape, No Democrat ‘Pork’ Tack Ons Allowed

Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell released a huge stimulus plan to prop up consumers, companies and local governments bending under the economic consequences of the world-wide coronavirus pandemic. A centerpiece of the package is tax rebates to individuals of $1,200 and $2,400 for married couples. Rebates are completely phased out for taxpayers with incomes exceeding […]

Investors Optimistic, Small Caps Post Large Gains

Investors Optimistic, Small Caps Post Large Gains

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Thursday the S&P 500 advanced 0.5% in a session that saw it fall as much as 3.3% early and gain as much as 2.9% in the afternoon. The DJIA rose 1.0%, while the NAS Comp (+2.3%) and Russell 2000 (+6.8%) were the big movers today on strong gains in technology […]

US State Department Warns Americans Against All International Travel

US State Department Warns Americans Against All International Travel

The Trump Administration has upgraded its warning to Americans against all International travel as the virus outbreak spreads. This is an unprecedented move. “The Department of State advises US citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19,” it said in the new advice. “In countries where commercial departure options remain […]

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