Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Up USD Soft Crude Oil Higher Stocks Up In Asia Notes: The Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) will hold the next policy-setting meeting on 29-30 January. UK PM May will return to Parliament Monday to set out how she plans to try to break the BREXIT deadlock after her deal was rejected by […]

Brewers Search for Growth, Eye Cannabis Infusions

Brewers Search for Growth, Eye Cannabis Infusions

$BUD, $TAP, $STZ, $TLRY The brewers of Budweiser, Coors and other large-scale brewers are placing their bets on cannabis as a way to fight saturated markets and shifting consumer trends. For years, the industry’s largest players struggled with stagnating markets and shifting consumer tastes. Anheuser-Busch InBev, Molson Coors and Corona brewer Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ) have […]

Lucara Diamond Finds a 127-carat Stone at Karowe

Lucara Diamond Finds a 127-carat Stone at Karowe

Canada’s Lucara Diamond’s (TSX:LUC) New Year brought forth yet another massive find at its flagship Karowe diamond mine in Botswana. The 127 carat, Top white gem diamond, is 1 of the of 129 precious stones of over 100 carats the company has recovered at the mine since it began operations in Y 2012. That tally includes 12 diamonds […]

Friday Night a 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France Berlinetta Hammered for $5.89-M

Friday Night a 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Tour de France Berlinetta Hammered for $5.89-M

$RACE Gooding & Company shared a Facebook post Friday celebrating a classic Ferrari purchase that was made after “a nail-biting bidding war.” This sports car was raced during the late 1950’s and into 1960, earning a 1st-in-class, 2 2nd-place finishes and 2 3rd-place finishes before being retired. The 250 Tour de France, was not the […]

Real Inflation is Here, Gold is the Hedge of Choice for Savvy Participants

Real Inflation is Here, Gold is   the Hedge of Choice for Savvy Participants

$GLD, $USD Some economists who favor the ‘dollar/gold price’ seem to be blind to the rise in financial power of the precious Yellow metal. We believe that real inflation will become a better gauge to see how well this metric is doing. Using USD’s strength to measure net worth in the US could give 1 the impression that […]

Some of the Most Addictive Drugs

Some of the Most Addictive Drugs

Addiction is common in the US, more than people realize. There are approximately 22-M people in the United States over the age of 12 with an addiction, according to The National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Almost 80% of individuals who struggle from a substance abuse disorder in Y 2014 also struggled with an […]

More Time for BREXIT Possible

More Time for BREXIT Possible

The Latest on Britain’s exit from the EU Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is suggesting it may be possible to give Britain more time to leave the European Union if it comes up with a good strategy, saying a no-deal BREXIT would be bad for everyone. Chancellor Kurz is quoted by Germany’s Welt am Sonntag newspaper […]

Paris is Burning, 10th Week of ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests

Paris is Burning, 10th Week of ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests

Saturday, fighting broke out, as around 7,000 “yellow vest” demonstrators marched through Paris in a 10th weekend running of protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s government. The demonstrations were largely peaceful but Reuters Television reporters said they saw clashes break out late in the afternoon between police and demonstrators, some wearing masks, in Paris’ Invalides district. […]

RMSotheby’s (NYSE:BID) 1st Sale of 2019 Features 1957 Ferrari Coupe Speciale

RMSotheby’s (NYSE:BID) 1st Sale of 2019 Features 1957 Ferrari Coupe Speciale

$BID, $RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) launched its Special Projects division 10 years ago, but it has a long history of crafting 1-off Supercars for discerning and extremely wealthy customers. Friday evening, RMSotheby’s offered this 1957 250 GT Coupe Speciale s/n 0751GT as its Star, but it did not shine was a dud, bidding stopped at $7.5-M with a No Sale. […]

President Trump, ‘I will keep my promise on border security one way or another”

President Trump, ‘I will keep my promise on border security one way or another”

Friday, President Trump made a “major announcement” Saturday on the government shutdown and his demand that Congress fund the Mexican border Wall. President Trump offered the Democrats a deal that would extend protections for so-called Dreamers by three years in exchange for $5.7-B in funds he is seeking for a border barrier in a well […]

Buy Gold, Bet on Tight Supply

Buy Gold, Bet on Tight Supply

$GLD, $SLV, $USD Gold’s supply/demand prospects have caught the eye of 1 billionaire. “For the 1st time in my life, I bought gold because it is a good hedge,” Sam Zell, the founder of Equity Group Investments, said in a Bloomberg TV interview. “Supply is shrinking and that is going to have a positive impact on […]

China Signals Willingness to Eliminate Trade Imbalance with US

China Signals Willingness to Eliminate Trade Imbalance with US

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX INDUSTRY WATCH Strong: Industrials, Materials, Financials, Consumer Discretionary Weak: Utilities, Real Estate China’s willingness to eliminate the US trade imbalance. According to a report Friday, China made an offer during trade negotiations earlier this month to boost the amount of US imports, such that the trade balance with the US would be […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AA, $ABC, $BLK, $SCHW, $CVS, $FPRX, $HAL Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the 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 a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Friday as follows: Alcoa Corp. (NYSE:AA) was maintained as Outperform […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Steady USD Firm Crude Oil Higher Stocks Up In Asia Notes: A report Thursday saying that Washington was considering lifting some or all tariffs imposed on Chinese imports buoyed financial markets, including Crude Oil. The Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) will hold the next policy-setting meeting on 29-30 January. Gold: Spot gold was set for its 5th straight […]

The Key Reasons for Australia to Exit the Paris Accord Now

The Key Reasons for Australia to Exit the Paris Accord Now

It is urgent that all Australian politicians understand the dangers in the Paris Climate Agreement. Here are the Key Reasons to EXIT PARIS NOW: The science is not settled – hundreds of scientists in Australia and thousands more throughout the world reject the theory that human production of CO2 (carbon dioxide) is driving dangerous global […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Results and Guidance Likely to Surprise

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Results and Guidance Likely to Surprise

$RACE Expect Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is odds on of giving great Q-4 results and guidance on earnings at the end of this month. Shares of Ferrari are racing higher since 4 January Carrying a market cap of about $23-B, Ferrari is smaller than many of the industry’s more well-known players. But quality beats quantity, every time. […]

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 […]

US, NKorea Holding Talks on 2nd Trump-Kim Summit

US, NKorea Holding Talks on 2nd Trump-Kim Summit

High-level diplomatic talks to finalize a 2nd summit between President Trump and NKorean leader Kim Jong Un are happening this week in Washington. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to meet former NKorean chief diplomat Kim Yong Chol at a Washington hotel Friday. The meeting will likely be followed by Chairman Kim’s visit to […]

US Considering Lifting Some or All Tariffs Against Chinese Imports

US Considering Lifting Some or All Tariffs Against Chinese Imports

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The US market spiked on reports that the US is considering lifting tariffs on China imports during trade negotiations. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has discussed the lifting some or all tariffs imposed on Chinese imports and suggested offering a tariff rollback during trade discussions scheduled for 30 January. But […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$XEC, $COLM, $DELL, $MET, $PE, $PTC, $SM Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the 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 a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Thursday as follows: Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE:XEC) was started as […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Steady USD Firm Crude Oil Lower Stocks Mixed In Asia Notes: Spot gold is about to exit a Neutral range of $1,285-$1,299, and either rise to $1,311 or drop towards $1,268. The Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) will hold the next policy-setting meeting on 29-30 January. Gold: Gold has gained for 5 weeks running, but prices have been […]

The Keto Diet and Intermittent Fasting are Effective for Weight Loss

The Keto Diet and Intermittent Fasting are Effective for Weight Loss

January is “National Dieting Month” in the United States, and the spotlight is on the Keto Diet and IF, aka intermitent fasting. They are the latest dietary trends and the Big Q’s are: Do they actually work? Are they sustainable? Dieting isn’t a modern phenomenon. In the 1960’sss the cabbage soup diet was popular for […]

Singapore ‘Hawker’ Restaurant Michelin-Starred and Most Affordable

Singapore ‘Hawker’ Restaurant Michelin-Starred and Most Affordable

The notion of dining at Michelin-Starred restaurants evokes visions fine food and $$$$$, but there are some spots that will not break your bank. So, if you are in Southeast Asia, and looking to try the cheapest Michelin-starred restaurant in the world, you will need a plane ticket to Singapore and standing in lengthy queues. […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Management is Fully Committed to its Stated Goals

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Management is Fully Committed to its Stated Goals

$RACE, $VLKAY John Elkann, Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Chairman says the appointment of new F1 Team boss Mattia Binotto was not a result descents inside The Scuderia. Last week Mr. Binotto was promoted from technical chief to replace Maurizio Arrivabene as team principal, which led to media speculation that it could be one of a a number […]

US Home-builder Sentiment Rises

US Home-builder Sentiment Rises

US home-builders sentiment rose for the 1st time in 3 months on a decline in borrowing costs, a sign that housing may stabilize this year, even as the industry still remains in a slowdown. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index increased to 58 in January from a 3-year low of 56 in the […]

US Home Mortgage Applications Mark 11-Month Highs

US Home Mortgage Applications Mark 11-Month Highs

The number of US consumers who applied for loans to buy a home and to refinance 1 rose to an 11-month high last week, signaling that the recent drop in interest rates is reviving housing activity, the Mortgage Bankers Association said in a report Wednesday. The Washington-based industry group’s seasonally adjusted gauge on mortgage applications increased 13.5% […]

US Stocks Extend Rally on Strong Bank Earnings

US Stocks Extend Rally on Strong Bank Earnings

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The S&P 500 gained 0.2% Wednesday, as strong earnings from Bank of America (BAC) 28.45, +1.90, +7.2% and Goldman Sachs (GS) 197.08, +17.17, +9.5% drove the rally. Their outperformance bolstered the strength in the financial sector, which is now up 6.6% in January. The positive response to their earnings news is based on the […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$C, $ELAN, $NEM, $NWSA, $TME, $VFC, $GWW Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the 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 a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Wednesday as follows: Elanco Animal Health Inc. (NYSE:ELAN) was started […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Up USD Lower Crude Oil Steady Stocks Steady including Japan In Asia Notes: On the earnings front, US banks: Goldman Sachs (GS) will be in focus Wednesday Expectations are low with profits for US companies forecast to rise 6.4%, down from an 1 October estimate of 10.2% and a big fall from 2018’s tax cut-fueled gainer of more […]

‘Goldie’ Reports Wednesday, What to Watch For…

‘Goldie’ Reports Wednesday, What to Watch For…

$GS Goldman Sachs Grou (NYSE:GS) is scheduled to report its Q-4 financial results before the US market open Wednesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are EPS/5.61 and $7.78-B in revenue. In the same frame last year, the Wall Street giant posted EPS/5.68 on $7.83-B in revenue. In Q-3, book value per common share has […]

There is Unique Vegan Food in Europe Too

There is Unique Vegan Food in Europe Too

An Key part of traveling is having the opportunity to try the local cuisine, but for vegans this can be difficult. Many local specialties include meat or dairy, and finding something that fits your lifestyle can be difficult.   But, veganism is on the rise making it easier to stick to your plant-based diet while […]

Love: the 4-Letter Word in Medicine

Love: the 4-Letter Word in Medicine

Dr. Dean Ornish, Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), is perhaps best known for his pioneering work in how to use food and simple lifestyle strategies to improve health. And for 40 years, Dr. Ornish has directed clinical research showing you can reverse not only Type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, but […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), Mick Schumacher Close to Junior Deal for 2019

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), Mick Schumacher Close to Junior Deal for 2019

$RACE Mick Schumacher, the son of 7X F1 world champion Michael, is close to confirming a deal to join Ferrari’s young driver programme. The 2018 European F 3 Champion has courted the interest of F1’s biggest teams since clinching his 1st car-racing title last season. Mr. Schumacher’s father won 5 of his world championships with […]

German Economy Seeing Worst Year Since 2013

German Economy Seeing Worst Year Since 2013

Germany’s economic performance in Y 2018 was its weakest in 5 years, it was reported Tuesday. The German economy grew 1.5% last year, a sharp decliner from the 2.2% expansion in Y 2017, and the slowest annual rate since the European debt crisis in Y 2013. Experts say the slowdown was due to a number of […]

BREXIT Update: PM May’s Government Survived No-confidence Vote

BREXIT Update: PM May’s Government Survived No-confidence Vote

$GBP, $USD Wednesday, British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government survived a no-confidence vote, a day after her BREXIT deal was overwhelmingly rejected by lawmakers. The House of Commons expressed confidence in the government by 325 votes to 306, meaning Mrs. May can remain in office. There was no effect on US financial markets. Tuesday, UK […]

Inflation Muted, Fed ‘Patient’ on Interest Rate Hikes

Inflation Muted, Fed ‘Patient’ on Interest Rate Hikes

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX US wholesale prices fell last month on a steep fall in gasoline prices suggesting that inflation will remain tame in the coming months. The Labor Department said that the producer price index, which tracks cost changes before they reach the consumer fell 0.2% in December from the prior month. The drop […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AA, $NKY, $COG, $CMC, $IIPR, $NOC, $SHW Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the 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 a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Tuesday as follows: Alcoa Corp. (NYSE:AA) was raised to Buy […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Steady USD Lower Crude Oil Up Stocks Higher including Japan In Asia Notes: On the earnings front, US banks are in sharp focus with Quarterly results from JPMorgan Chase (JPM), Wells Fargo (WFC), Goldman Sachs (GS) and Morgan Stanley (MS) this week. Monday, Citigroup (C) beat profit estimates. The bank’s shares rose 4.0% and bolstered the S&P financial […]

Must Try Foods in New Orleans

Must Try Foods in New Orleans

New Orleans has many original delicious dishes that make it the envy of the culinary world. Chef’s there turn out specialty dishes like no other, and a trip here is as much about eating as it is touring and/or partying. So while you are in The Big Easy do not miss out on these classic […]

President Trump Assures US Farmers, “tough choices now reap rewards down the road”

President Trump Assures US Farmers, “tough choices now reap rewards down the road”

$SOY Monday, President Trump defended his tough trade policies in front of thousands of American farmers, a Key constituency that has struggled because of his trade dispute with China, plus he promised fair trade deals that will put America’s rural heartland back on strong solid ground. “We have taken the toughest ever actions to address […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Team Management Move Gets it Right

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Team Management Move Gets it Right

$RACE Former F1 driver Martin Brundle turned F1 media pundit, believes “things were not right” at Ferrari last season, and that the Maranello Outfit got it right with the sacking of Maurizio Arrivabene as team principal. Lead driver Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari fought for the Y 2018 world championship but were defeated by Lewis Hamilton […]

Lack of Good Sleep Can Be Deadly

Lack of Good Sleep Can Be Deadly

The absolute minimum amount of sleep per night you need is 6 hours to help your heart stay healthy, new research suggests. The study found that chronic lack of sleep and poor sleep quality raise the odds of fatty plaque accumulation in arteries, a condition known as atherosclerosis, which increases the odds of heart attack […]

Stocks Cautious on China Growth, Financials and Industrials Lead, Gold in Favor

Stocks Cautious on China Growth, Financials and Industrials Lead, Gold in Favor

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $GLD, $VXX Trade tensions should not disturb your portfolio’s peace of mind. To help prevent your portfolio from becoming “trade war collateral,” consider diversifying your assets to minimize exposure. Assets like physical Gold and Silver are historically known to perform well during turmoil in such dust ups. Recently, Jim Cramer urged investors frightened […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$ATVI, $CHK, $DCP, $DRI, $EA, $GLUU, $NFLX, Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the 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 a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Monday as follows: Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) was started with […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Higher USD Lower Crude Oil Down Stocks Lower sans Japan In Asia Notes: On the earnings front, US banks are in sharp focus with Quarterly results from Citigroup (C) due Monday followed by JPMorgan Chase (JPM), Wells Fargo (WFC), Goldman Sachs (GS) and Morgan Stanley (MS) later in the week. Expectations are low with profits for US companies […]

Organic Farming in the US is Growing

Organic Farming in the US is Growing

The number of certified Organic farms in the United States increased 11% in Y 2016 to 14,217 from the prior year, according to the latest available data from the US Department of Agriculture’s National Agriculture Statistics Service, and has gone up 56% since Y 2011. Sales of certified Organic products have also spiked in recent years, […]

Low Testosterone Impacts Healthy Brain Function

Low Testosterone Impacts Healthy Brain Function

Men and Women all know that testosterone is related to strength and musculature. And that as we age, and testosterone levels drop, we become weaker, frailer, and our ability to build muscle tone wains. The Big Q: Is the same true when it comes to mental ability and fortitude, and could “senior moments” and other […]

Box Office: ‘The Upside’ Beats ‘Aquaman’ With $19.6-M; ‘Replicas’ DOA

Box Office: ‘The Upside’ Beats ‘Aquaman’ With $19.6-M; ‘Replicas’ DOA

$TWX, $SNE, $DIS, $VIA, $CMCSA ‘The Upside’ is a win for Kevin Hart and STXfilms; ‘Replicas’ marks a career worst for Keanu Reeves. Kevin Hart is proving his power at the box office again with the better-than-expected launch of The Upside. The dramedy beat Aquaman at the weekend with $19.6-M in a surprise victory. The Upside is also […]

France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ Movement Crossed the Channel to London

France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ Movement Crossed the Channel to London

Hundreds of protesters inspired by France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ movement are rallying in Britain, drawing attention to government austerity programs that have hit the poor hard. Wearing yellow vests with slogans such as “Britain is Broken” written on the back, the demonstrators marched in London to demand that politicians pay attention to their plight rather than […]

Citizen Scientists Discover New Planet

Citizen Scientists Discover New Planet

Citizen scientists have discovered a new Planet orbiting a Red Star 226 light-years from Earth, in the Taurus constellation, and lies in a habitable zone where liquid water or life could exist, according to reports Saturday. The Planet is about 2X the size of Earth, and is is known as K2-288Bb. This new Planet was […]

Huge MidWest Blizzard, 5 Dead

Huge MidWest Blizzard, 5 Dead

A massive Winter snowstorm making its way across the MidWest and into the Mid-Atlantic region dumped more than a foot of snow in parts of Missouri and contributed to at least 5 deaths. The storm moved into Kansas and Nebraska from the Rockies Friday, then east into Missouri, Iowa, Illinois and Indiana, covering roads and […]

The US Has the Strongest ‘Buck’ in about 30 Years

The US Has the Strongest ‘Buck’ in about 30 Years

$USD USD is at its strongest mark in 30 years, according to the Economist newspaper’s January 2019 “Big Mac Index.” The newspaper’s “lighthearted guide to exchange rates” measures the purchasing power of currencies against each other. The gauge also compares the prices of McDonald’s hamburger, the Big Mac, in different countries with the actual exchange rate between […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Management Turns to ‘Harmony’

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Management Turns to ‘Harmony’

The new Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) team principal, Mattia Binotto, 49 anni, now has the reins of The Scuderia’s F1 program, as he was chosen to replace Maurizio Arrivabene last Monday just 5 weeks before F1’s 1st testing in Barcelona. Mr. Binotto has taken on the most high-profile management role in motorsport. H inherited the Team that […]

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 […]

Family Owned Italian Fashion Houses Prepare for the Future

Family Owned Italian Fashion Houses Prepare for the Future

$KORS To stay on trend, Italian fashion houses are refashioning themselves for future growth. Luxury label Ermenegildo Zegna, which opens Fall/Winter menswear previews at Milan Fashion Week Friday, made its 1st move to expand abroad with the Zegna Group’s Summer acquisition of American brand Thom Browne. The Gianni Versace house’s entrance into the group owned […]

President Trump, Will Not Declare an Emergency Yet

President Trump, Will Not Declare an Emergency Yet

President Trump softened expectations that he is close to declaring a national emergency to get the money he want to build the US-Mexico border wall as a 3-week impasse closing parts of the government continued Friday. There are about 800-K federal employees who missed their 1st paychecks under the stoppage. Lawmakers tried to reassure federal […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

FDA begins to move on allowing hemp-based CBD products, Florida’s legal battle over medical marijuana takes another twist, and more. National FDA Begins Process of Allowing Hemp-Based CBD Products. After President Trump signed the 2018 farm bill into law late last year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a press release pledging to pursue […]

US Stocks Finished Flat/Unchanged Ahead of Earnings Season

US Stocks Finished Flat/Unchanged Ahead of Earnings Season

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Stocks paused to refresh Friday after being up 10.4% since Christmas Eve, earnings season begins in earnest next week, Analysts have been very negative ahead of this coming reporting frame. Earnings reports start next week with results from the big banks. And the warnings have been the most dire in […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$BA, $CTWS, $STXZ, $DELL, $DG, $DLTR, $DHI, $EMV, $LMT Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the 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 a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Friday as follows: Boeing Co. (NYSE:BA) was started […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Higher USD Lower Crude Oil Down Stocks Higher sans Japan In Asia Gold: Gold prices climbed Friday as USD retreated on expectations the Fed will pause interest rate hikes if the US economy slows this year, while investors awaited news on progress in the US-Chinatrade talks. Spot gold rose 0.6% to $1,293.55 oz as at 0604 GMT, heading […]

More Mysterious Stuff Coming From Deep Space

More Mysterious Stuff Coming From Deep Space

More mysterious fast radio bursts have been detected from outer space by a telescope in Canada, including a few bursts that stem from the exact same location in the Sky, according to a study published in the journal Nature. Fast radio bursts are brief pulses of radio waves coming from far outside our Milky Way galaxy, flaring with […]

If You Do Find Yourself in Central Paris, Here Are a Few Superb Places to Dine

If You Do Find Yourself in Central Paris, Here Are a Few Superb Places to Dine

Temples of haute cuisine, bistros guaranteed to stand the test of time, out-of-the-way boîtes where you are unlikely to see or bump into another tourist. The gastronomic excellence in Paris is unrivaled, renowned for its elegance and sophistication. From Michelin-starred palaces to Parisian barges, here is my selection of a few of the best restaurants […]

1-Off Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) SP30 to Auction in Paris

1-Off Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) SP30 to Auction in Paris

$RACE If you have a lot of money and you are a real Ferrari clienti you can commission a Supercar of your own through the company’s Special Projects division. That’s what the owner of this 1-off example did, and now he has put it up for auction with RM Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) in Paris next month, The only […]

Former FEMA Chief: “President Trump On Solid Legal Ground” if he Declares National Emergency to Fund The Wall

Former FEMA Chief: “President Trump On Solid Legal Ground” if he Declares National Emergency to Fund The Wall

A former federal emergency boss said that President Donald Trump is “on solid legal ground” if he declares a national emergency to secure funding for his much-desired border Wall. “But he is going to have some troubles along the way, and one of them will be whether libertarian conservatives are going to accept a stronger […]

Huge Weekend Snowstorm Spreading East

Huge Weekend Snowstorm Spreading East

A weekend snowstorm, which may be the biggest of the season for many cities, will slow down travel in the mid-Atlantic, while a wintry mix causes disruptions farther South. A long-duration winter storm is foreseen for parts of West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and North Carolina. Snow is forecast to spread quickly eastward with the […]

Opioid Crisis Spurs Development of a Pain Meter

Opioid Crisis Spurs Development of a Pain Meter

The National Institutes of Health is pushing for development of what its director, Dr. Francis Collins, calls a “pain-o-meter.” Spurred by the opioid crisis, the goal is not just to signal how much pain someone’s in, it is to determine what kind it is and what drug might be the most effective. “We are not […]

Market Hears Powell’s Comments, Rally Extends

Market Hears Powell’s Comments, Rally Extends

$DIA, $SPY. $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX No recession in sight, No rate hikes ahead. Thursday, Federal Chairman Jerome Powell said the US central bank has the ability to be patient on policy given inflation is stable, allowing it to assesses whether the US economy will slow this year as some in financial markets worry.initial comments boosted […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AKAM, $ADSK, $BAC, $CGC, $CIT, $CLG, $CL, $DE, $NKE, $NBL, $TLRY Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the 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 a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Thursday as follows: Akamai Technologies Inc. […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Higher USD Lower Crude Oil Down Stocks Higher sans Japan In Asia Gold: Gold prices rose Thursday as expectations that the Fed will pause its rate tightening cycle this year. Spot gold was up 0.2% at $1,295.84 oz as of 0556 GMT, hanging near Friday’s at $1,298.42, a mark last seen in mid-June 2018. US gold futures gained […]

Reasons Some People Do Not Get Sick

Reasons Some People Do Not Get Sick

This is the height of cold and flu season in North America and Europe, and many people have come down with respiratory illnesses post-Holidays Stress wreaks havoc with the immune system. The Big Q: What about the people who live through the winter months without a sniffle, what is their secret? The Big A: According […]

John Hussman on the Stock Market, My Comments

John Hussman on the Stock Market, My Comments

John Hussman, PhD, aka The Perma-Bear: “At its core, investment is about valuation. It’s about purchasing a stream of expected future cash flows at a price that’s low enough to result in desirable total returns, at an acceptable level of risk, as those cash flows are delivered over time. The central tools of investment analysis […]

What Dog Owners Should Know About Deafness

What Dog Owners Should Know About Deafness

The Big Q: Is my dog obstinate or deaf? The Big A: Your dog cannot tell you if he/she is having trouble hearing you, but failure to respond to commands could be the 1st sign of canine deafness. But, since not responding to commands could also be a behavioral issue, you should look for other […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) The Aristocrat of Auto Stocks

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) The Aristocrat of Auto Stocks

$RACE The Big Q: Can Ferrari really rally back to $153/share and higher? The Big A: Shares of Ferrari are participating in this rally and racing higher since bottoming at 93.85 on 27 December and reversing. The shares gaped up on the open and finished at 111.19 on Wednesday, 9 January in NY, or 2.40% […]

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