Fed Fueling a Recession, Chairman Powell On The Way Out

Fed Fueling a Recession, Chairman Powell On The Way Out

$DIA, $SPY, $SOX, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX President Trump will not renominate Jerome Powell for another term as Fed Chairman if re-elected. “That will lead to very different monetary policy, so the Fed is not fully independent of politics,” former Fed VC Fischer, an Hussein Obama appointee, said Sunday at a talk in Israel. By criticizing […]

US Homebuilder Sentiment Posts 1st Decliner in 2019

US Homebuilder Sentiment Posts 1st Decliner in 2019

US homebuilders’ sentiment unexpectedly posted the 1st decliner this year, suggesting lower mortgage rates are failing to give the housing market a sustained boost amid property prices that remain out of reach for many buyers. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index fell 2 points below the consensus estimate at 66 to 64 in […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AAPL, $AVGO, $DUK, $EIX, $LPX, $NEE 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 follows: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was maintained as Outperform with a […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $SOX, $QQQ, $RUTX, $XAU, $GLD, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Last week we saw Wall Street stocks consolidate on light volume and the Fed signaled ‘Got Gold’ Mr. Market started seriously pricing in the possibility of interest rate cuts. To be fair, the signal came from the Top of the economic politburo that matters that being […]

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

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

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD, $BTC, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Subdued, USD Up, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Firm Notes: A Reuters poll showed a growing number of economists expect the Fed policymakers to cut interest rates this year, although the majority still see it holding steady. In Asia Gold: Gold prices subdued Monday after retreating from […]

People are Killing Themselves With Worry

People are Killing Themselves With Worry

There are not many of us who can say that they have never worried about something in our lives. We all worry some, as a result, we are all slowly killing ourselves. When we worry about something, we release stress hormones that increase blood flow, increase heart rate, and raise blood pressure. These things are […]

Some Tips to Speed Through Airport Security

Some Tips to Speed Through Airport Security

Whether you are going on a vacation or headed home after a long business trip, nobody wants to waste time going through airport security. From awkward questions to the time-consuming process of emptying out your bag, nothing about airport security is enjoyable. Plan ahead, as there are multiple steps you can take to make getting […]

Box Office: ‘Men in Black: International’ Disappoints with $28.5-M

Box Office: ‘Men in Black: International’ Disappoints with $28.5-M

$DIS, $TWX, $AMZN, $CMCSA New Line’s ‘Shaft’ sequel opened soft at $8.3-M, while ‘Late Night’ expanded in its 2nd weekend and took in $5.1 million. The Summer 2019 box office has not been kind to studio sequels nor spinoffs. Disney/Fox’s Dark Phoenix crashed with a $33-M opening, while Warner Bros.’ Godzilla: Kong of the Monsters bowed to $47-M domestically. […]

Americans are Demanding Sanctuary Cities Be Gone

Americans are Demanding Sanctuary Cities Be Gone

FLASH: Florida’s Republican Governor Ron DeSantis banned sanctuary cities in his state, and President Trump called out the “courage” of other states following suit, because Americans “are demanding that sanctuary cities be gone.” The comments came via Twitter early Sunday morning: “Florida Governor Ron DeSantis just signed Bill banning Sanctuary Cities in State, & forcing all […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 488 Pista Spider The Benchmark Opentop Supercar

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 488 Pista Spider The Benchmark Opentop Supercar

$RACE FLASH The 488 Pista Spider has the same powertrain as the coupe, it is fast! Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) has kept the powertrain the same with the fixed-top Pista, meaning a twin-turbo 3.9-liter V8 producing 710hp (720PS) and 568lb-ft (770Nm) of torque paired to a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. Compared to its predecessor, the 488 Pista Spider […]

Trade Worries Not a Drag on US Business Investment

Trade Worries Not a Drag on US Business Investment

$GS Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) economists are skeptical that trade policy uncertainty is a major drag on business investment now. Instead, they are pointing to other economic indicators, which they say are still okay. “The link between economic policy uncertainty and Capex weakens sharply when taking into account financial conditions and company investment spending expectations, which […]

“Iran did it, it cannot cover its tracks”

“Iran did it, it cannot cover its tracks”

$OIL, $USO The United Arab Emirates’ Top diplomat says evidence his country possesses indicates that recent attacks against Crude Oil tankers inside UAE waters were “state-sponsored.” Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan did not name the state, but said his country wants to work with other nations to prevent a further escalation of […]

Rio de Janeiro 1st UNESCO World Capital of Architecture

Rio de Janeiro 1st UNESCO World Capital of Architecture

Rio de Janeiro has officially been named UNESCO’s first World Capital of Architecture. Created in partnership with the International Union of Architects (UIA), the designation will take effect in Y 2020 and will shine a spotlight on the Brazilian city’s local institutions and projects that offer urban solutions to the greatest issues of our time. According to UNESCO, the World […]

Grounding Has Positive Health Effects

Grounding Has Positive Health Effects

FLASH: Grounding is the practice of placing our bare feet on the ground, where negatively charged electrons in the Earth neutralize free radicals in our body. Grounding, or Earthing, is a scientifically-supported health practice that has been largely ignored by mainstream medicine despite a body of evidence for its effectiveness. Grounding is simply placing our […]

LeMans: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Challenge Europe Fields 61 Driver at Le Mans

LeMans: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Challenge Europe Fields 61 Driver at Le Mans

$RACE FLASH: Excitement is running high for the 4th round of the Ferrari Challenge Europe at the La Sarthe circuit Saturday, 15 June, just hours before the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans. This is a special event, different from any other in Ferrari’s 1-make series, which will see all the 488 Challenge supercars on […]

Fed Saying, “Got Gold”

Fed Saying, “Got Gold”

$XAU, $GLD, $USD Mr. Market started seriously pricing in the possibility of interest rate cuts. To be fair, the signal came from the Top of the economic politburo that matters that being the Federal Reserve. Speaking at an event at the Chicago Fed last Tuesday, Chairman Jerome Powell hinted that the Fed would likely cut […]

President Trump on Fed Chairman Powell, “I disagree with him ‘entirely'”

President Trump on Fed Chairman Powell, “I disagree with him ‘entirely

$DIA, $SPY, $SOX, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Friday, President Trump sharply criticized Fed Chairman Powell in an interview aired Friday, blaming him for raising interest rates and damaging the US economy. “He is my pick, and I disagree with him entirely,” he said in an interview with ABC News that was filmed in the back of a […]

Iran Desperate, Does Not Want War

Iran Desperate, Does Not Want War

Iran is “getting desperate” after the United States lifted sanctions waivers on 5 countries in early May, and the attacks on 2 Japanese-owned Crude Oil tankers is the “most provocative” to date, and Iranian leaders are lying when they say their nation was not involved, Representative Michael McCaul (R-TX) said Friday. “This is clearly an […]

Tom Homan Heads back to White House as Border Czar

Tom Homan Heads back to White House as Border Czar

Tom Homan, the former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, is headed back to The Trump Administration as “border czar,” President Trump said Friday, he “really wants” to be involved with the border. The announcement happened when President Trump was speaking during a lengthy TV interview. President Trump sad Mr. Homan will report directly to […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$TEAM, $CNP, $D, $CNCE, $LEN, $LULU, $LYFT, $UBER, $DIS 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 follows: Atlassian Corp. PLC (NASDAQ:TEAM) was reiterated […]

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

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

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Up, USD Flat, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Off Notes: China will release May industrial production along with retail sales and investment numbers at 0700 GMT, analysts expect any improvement from April’s downbeat readings will be mostly marginal. Economists polled by Reuters expect industrial production in China […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Will Not Appeal Vettel’s Canadian GP Penalty

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Will Not Appeal Vettel’s Canadian GP Penalty

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) will not appeal the controversial penalty which cost Sebastian Vettel victory at the Canadian Grand Prix last Sunday. Mr. Vettel crossed the finish line in 1st place in Canada but was penalized 5 secs for an incident on Lap 48, dropping him behind Lewis Hamilton in the final classification. After making a […]

President Trump’s Numbers Give Dems Nightmares on Criminal Justice Reform

President Trump’s Numbers  Give Dems Nightmares on Criminal Justice Reform

FLASH: The Second Chance Act giving Democrats nightmares. With their hopes for defeating President Trump in Y 2020 depending largely on turning out the black vote in its usual monolithic numbers, Democrats have been relentless in trying to paint The Trump Administration as evil for Black-Americans. But a report released this month by the U.S. Sentencing […]

Energy Stocks Fuel Stock Market Rally, as Oil Tankers are Attacked, US Blames Iran

Energy Stocks Fuel Stock Market Rally, as Oil Tankers are Attacked, US Blames Iran

$DIA, $SPY, $SOX, $QQQ, $RUTX, $USO, $OIL, $VXX FLASH: Crude Oil prices rose after 2 Crude Oil tankers were attacked off the coast of Iran, the US blamed Iran for the attack fueling energy stocks to lead the advance. Crude Oil tankers came under attack Thursday near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, with 1 of […]

America’s Drinking Water Causes Cancer

America’s Drinking Water Causes Cancer

FLASH: Millions of tons of nitrate from industrial farming find their way into America’s drinking water each year, causing thousands of cases of cancer and other health problems, according to an environmental advocacy group. In a new report, researchers from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) quantify the risk. They say nitrate is responsible for nearly […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$EAT, $CMG, $DIN, $MCD, $MSFT, $QSR 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 follows: Brinker International Inc. (NYSE:EAT) was raised to Outperform from […]

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

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

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Up, USD Off, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Off Notes: Crude Oil surges after report of tanker incident in Gulf of Oman near Iran In Asia Gold: Gold prices advanced Thursday as demand for the safe-haven metal rose on expectations of an interest rate cut by the Fed […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Celebrates 90 Yrs of Racing

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Celebrates 90 Yrs of Racing

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is celebrating its 90th anni in racing with a special exhibition at the Ferrari Museum in Maranello, Italy opened on 5 June and will be welcoming visitors until May 2020. The Ferrari you are likely most familiar with celebrated its 70th anniversary back in Y 2017, but the Scuderia Ferrari racing outfit actually predates […]

US Stocks “Paused to Refresh”, Gold Finished Higher

US Stocks “Paused to Refresh”, Gold Finished Higher

$DIA, $SPY, $SOX, $QQQ, $RUTX, $USD, $XAU, $GLD, $VXX Total CPI increased 0.1%, as expected, as did core CPI, which excludes food and energy prices. The monthly changes left the Y-Y readings at 1.8% and 2.0%, respectively, versus 2.0% and 2.1% for the 12 months ending in April. The Key takeaway from the report is […]

Lights Out, TV Off for a Good Night’s Sleep

Lights Out, TV Off for a Good Night’s Sleep

Beware, sleeping with a light on or the TV going in your bedroom could make you put on weight. That is the finding of new research published in JAMA Internal Medicine. While the study does not prove that sleeping with a light on causes weight gain, it suggests the 2 may be linked, the researchers said. […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AMAG, $AVTR, $DLTR, $ENDP, $FB, $NBEV 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 follows: AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAG) was started as Overweight with […]

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

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

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Up, USD Steady, Crude Oil Falls, Stocks Off Notes: US Crude Oil inventories rose by 4.9-M bbl in the week ended 7 June to 482.8-M bbl, according to data from the American Petroleum Institute (API) Tuesday. That compared with analyst expectations for a decrease of 481,000 […]

My Takeaway from Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Shareholer Meeting

My Takeaway from Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Shareholer Meeting

$TSLA $F $POAHY FLASH: The EV maker’s shares rose after CEO Musk said a “record Quarter” is possible. The recap, as follows: Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk thinks his fledgling EV company has a ‘Decent Shot’ of having a record Quarter. Echoing prior remarks made in an employee e-Mail about Q-2 potentially being a record Quarter for […]

If you were paying close attention last week you Keyed on This…

If you were paying close attention last week you Keyed on This…

$EURUSD FLASH: Last week, Fed Chairman Powell said, “…we will act as appropriate to sustain the expansion.” With those few words Chairman Powell took the strength out of the argument for a recession because the Fed is very powerful. And with the stock market rallying, President Trump threatening more tariffs on China, stocks are just […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock at All Times, Signals More Northside Ahead

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock at All Times, Signals More Northside Ahead

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) shares hit all-time highs at $155.54 for a 6th session running. And all of our technical indicators suggests more Northside is ahead for the iconic Italian luxury supercar builder. The data shows that there have been 7X’s in the stock’s history when it was trading near its 52-wk high and the indicators […]

No to Rainbow Flags at US Embassies is the Correct Decision

No to Rainbow Flags at US Embassies is the Correct Decision

Vice President Mike Pence called The Trump Administration’s decision to prohibit US embassies from flying the “rainbow pride” flag on their flagpoles during LGBTQ Pride Month “the right decision” in a TV interview. When asked about arguments that the policy contradicts The Trump Administration’s claim to be a leader in promoting LGBTQ rights worldwide, especially […]

Good Sleep is Important for Good Health

Good Sleep is Important for Good Health

FLASH: Proper Sleep Is Essential for Good Health When measured subjectively, data from 765,000 Americans showed that increases in nighttime temperatures increased self-reported nights of insufficient sleep. Other research also found that high temperatures affected multiple aspects of sleep, leading to the following: Worse sleep duration Shallow sleep Less sleep calmness Difficulty falling asleep Lower […]

The Beginners Guide to Meditation

The Beginners Guide to Meditation

By Lou Kavar Ph.D While there are many books written on meditation, some from particular religious traditions and others based on individual experience, it’s challenging to find a simple, practical guide for meditation. There are many people who just want to know how to meditate. For them, here is a brief introduction to the process. […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$ADI, $APLT, $DD, $FII, $PAGS, $PSTL, $RDFN 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 follows: Analog Devices Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI): analysts raised ADI to […]

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

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

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Up, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Notes: President Trump will meet Chinese President Xi on the sideline of G-20 leaders’ meeting late this month to seek compromise on trade and other economic issues. In Asia Gold: Gold held steady Tuesday after posting its biggest 1-day percentage […]

Market Extends Rally Off of Its Best Week in 2019

Market Extends Rally Off of Its Best Week in 2019

$DIA, $SPY, $SOX, Investors heavily exposed to US stocks just had their best week YTD. But the rebound has raised several questions related to market behavior, policy and economics. How they are answered will prove consequential not only for market prospects but for the global economy. And, notwithstanding the lack of decisive answers at this stage, […]

Trade Talks are Scheduled Between Presidents Trump and Xi at the G-20 Summit

Trade Talks are Scheduled Between Presidents Trump and Xi at the G-20 Summit

Late Monday, President Trump said he does expect Chinese President Xi to be at the G-20 Summit in Japan this month and the 2 world leaders are scheduled to talk at the gathering of leaders from the Top industrialized and emerging economies. Since the trade talks last month in Washington ended in a stalemate, President […]

China’s Cities Rising in the Ranks of the World’s Most Powerful

China’s Cities Rising in the Ranks of the World’s Most Powerful

Chinese cities are moving up the ranks as the world’s most powerful, with Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai now Topping Los Angeles, Berlin and Tokyo, and more… For China to keep rising to compete with the likes of Western power centers, it needs to create cities more open to diversity and more inclusive, say analysts […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Appeals Vettel Penalty at Canada Grand Prix

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Appeals Vettel Penalty at Canada Grand Prix

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) has appealed the decision to punish Sebastian Vettel with a 5 sec penalty at the Canadian Grand Prix Sunday, which resulted in the him missing out on his 1st win of the season, though he did take the Chequered flag. Mr. Vettel was deemed to have rejoined the circuit in an unsafe manner after making […]

US Consumers See Inflation Falling

US Consumers See Inflation Falling

US consumers’ inflation expectations deteriorated to their weakest levels since late Y 2017 in May, while their views on jobs and family finances grew less certain, according to a Federal Reserve Bank of New York survey published Monday. The weakening in inflation expectations may factor into Fed policymakers’ decision whether to lower interest rates in […]

Nuts are Good for Us

Nuts are Good for Us

Ounce for ounce, they are nutrient powerhouses with beneficial fats and plant protein. Many studies recommend eating one and a half ounces of nuts a day. The Big Q: Which are best? The Big A: High levels of nutrients put these varieties at the top of the list, as followsL Pistachios have antioxidants including lutein, […]

Hiring in US Hits Record Highs

Hiring in US Hits Record Highs

US job openings fell a bit in April as hiring surged to a record high, government data showed Monday. Job openings, a measure of labor demand, slipped to a seasonally adjusted 7.4-M from 7.5-M in March, the Labor Department said in its monthly Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey, or JOLTS. The job openings rate was […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AGRX, $PLAN, $AMAT, $EXC, $GLUU, $HP, $HUBS, $SLB 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 follows: Agile Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:AGRX) was started as […]

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

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

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Off, USD Flat, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Notes: Investors are still hoping that President Trump will meet Chinese President Xi on the sideline of G-20 leaders’ meeting late this month to seek compromise on trade and other economic issues. Ahead of the Summit, G-20 […]

US Consumers Upbeat

US Consumers Upbeat

US consumer debt increased by the most in 5 months in April and topped estimates, suggesting more upbeat sentiment among Americans is supporting borrowing and spending. Total credit expanded $17.5-B from the prior month following an upwardly revised $11-B gain in March, Federal Reserve figures showed Friday. Revolving debt outstanding increased the most since November while non-revolving […]

US Economy Growing Despite Jobs Slowdown

US Economy Growing Despite Jobs Slowdown

Under President Trump the US economy is continuing to grow, despite a  jobs report that showed job growth had slowed down sharply in May while wages rose less than expected. “We have had extraordinary job growth over the past couple of years, record job growth,” VP Mike Pence’s Chief of Staff Marc Short told reporters. “Unemployment is at a […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Intends to Appeal Vettel Penalty

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Intends to Appeal Vettel Penalty

$RACE FLASH: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) lodges intention to appeal Vettel penalty decision. Ferrari has submitted their intention to appeal against the decision to punish Sebastian Vettel with a 5-second penalty that cost him victory in the Canadian Grand Prix. Mr. Vettel lost the rear end of his Ferrari, when under pressure from rival Lewis Hamilton, on the […]

Everyone Should Visit These Places in a Lifetime

Everyone Should Visit These Places in a Lifetime

Instead of following the crowd, plan your travel this year and in the future in order of ecological/historical importance, and visit these places. It is an easy way to categorize, but not easy to prioritize. Here we look at places in peril that can still be enjoyed now, while actually helping the cause through proper […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Penalized, Hamilton Wins Canadian Grand Prix

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Penalized, Hamilton Wins Canadian Grand Prix

$RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel missed out on winning the 2019 Canadian F1 Grand Prix after incurring a 5-sec penalty after an incident with Lewis Hamilton on the 48th lap Sunday. So, while Mr. Vettel finished 1st, the race win was given to Mr. Hamilton, who had stayed within 5 secs of Mr. Vettel following the controversial […]

Box Office:’Pets 2′ Best of Show at $47-M

Box Office:’Pets 2′ Best of Show at $47-M

$AMZN, $CMCSA, $DIS, $TWX, $CBS The Secret Life of Pets 2: Universal and Illumination’s animated family film Pets 2 collected $47.1-M on 4,561 screens. The pic received an A- CinemaScore. Pets 2 is the 10th team-up for animation studio Illumination and Universal, with its opening weekend landing in the lower end of those titles. While Pets 2 debuted far below the […]

Spain: Unfinished Gaudí Church Gets Permit after 137 Years

Spain: Unfinished Gaudí Church Gets Permit after 137 Years

An official building permit has been issued for the unfinished Barcelona church designed by architect Antoni Gaudí 137 years after construction started on La Sagrada Familia Basilica. Barcelona City Hall says it granted the current builders a work permit that is valid through Y 2026. The builders say that is enough time to finish raising […]

President Trump, “Mexico is done, let’s get on with China”

President Trump, “Mexico is done, let’s get on with China”

FLASH: President Trump declared a victory after Washington and Mexico agreed on measures to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States. President Trump called off plans to impose a 5% tax on Mexican exports, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, speaking to reporters Saturday in Fukuoka on the sidelines of a meeting […]

The Benefits of Lucid Dreaming

The Benefits of Lucid Dreaming

By Berit Brogaard, DM Science, PhD When I went to graduate school, lucid dreaming was a concept everyone knew of, yet knew nearly nothing about. Generation X missed the lucid dreaming debates of the 1960’s, 1970’s and 1980’s. After that, the debates faded out and lucid dreaming became the geeky subject matter of a few liberal intellectuals hardly anyone […]

The Ferrari Challenge at Montreal from the Pit Wall

The Ferrari Challenge at Montreal from the Pit Wall

$RACE The North American leg of Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli continues this weekend in Montreal Canada, where drivers will once again support the Grand Prix du Canada and the Scuderia. THE TOP STEP IS BEST! Eric Marston in #148 drove a great race! And now he is headed to France for LeMans, stay tuned… He […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel On the Pole for Canadian GP

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel On the Pole for Canadian GP

$RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel took the Pole position on Saturday for the 2019 Canadian Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal. Mr. Vettel qualified ahead of Lewis Hamilton with a new track record. Mr. Vettel set up a thrilling Sunday For a short while in Q-3, it looked like Mr. Hamilton was going to spoil […]

F1: FP1 Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Leclerc Fastest

F1: FP1 Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Leclerc Fastest

$RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Charles Charles posted the fastest time in FP1 for the Canadian Grand Prix Friday. Mr. Leclerc lapped the circuit in the day’s best time of 1min 12.177secs, 0.074 ahead of his team mate, 4X world champion Sebastian Vettel. “I still believe Mercedes is very strong and I expect them to be very […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AAPL, $BPMP, $CGC, $CDW, $CTXS, $DELL, $DHI, $FLEX 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 follows: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was started as Outperform […]

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

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

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Eased, USD Flat, Crude Oil Steady, Stocks Flat Notes: Crude Oil in still Bear Market territory. Bank of America Merrill Lynch said this week “global oil demand growth is running at the weakest rate since 2012” at below 1-M BPD, and that this was “leading the selloff” […]

Grand Cayman, Sail In To the 5th Largest Financial Center in the World

Grand Cayman, Sail In To the 5th Largest Financial Center in the World

FLASH: This Caribbean island famous for its rum cake and Pirate Festival and it is also, the 5th largest financial center in the world Welcome to Grand Cayman Grand Cayman is the largest of the 3 Cayman Islands which are located between Jamaica and Cuba. Its much smaller and lesser-known sister islands are Little Cayman […]

The Belmont Stakes, the Battle Between Tacitus and War Of Will

The Belmont Stakes, the Battle Between Tacitus and War Of Will

Tacitus and War of Will were confirmed at 9-5 and 2-1, respectively, as the 2 favorites for the 2019 Belmont in New York. Tacitus, the legendary Senator-historian of the Roman empire’s wars, and War of Will’s handle references exactly that quality that both horses will need when faced with the Belmont Stakes’ towering mile-and-a-half sandy […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Hedging Bets on This Aristocrat

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Hedging Bets on This Aristocrat

$RACE The Big Q: Is Ferrari ready for a Pit Stop? The Big A: Recently, Seeking Alpha contributor Taylor Dart argued that Ferrari (RACE) was “due for a pit stop.” Although Mr. Dart saw the possibility of Ferrari making new highs over the next 12 to 18 months, he wrote that the stock was “priced […]

F1: Canadian Grand Prix, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Ready to Make a Stand

F1: Canadian Grand Prix, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Ready to Make a Stand

$RACE FLASH: Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari have a few tricks up their sleeves for this weekend’s Canadian Grand Prix and will need to bring up something special to end MercedesAMG’s strong run. The Sun was out in Montreal Thursday, as the Canadian Grand Prix weekend at the Gilles Villenueve circuit got underway. For this the […]

US Labor Market Solid

US Labor Market Solid

The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits was flat to unchanged last week, suggesting the labor market remains on solid footing despite slowing economic activity. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits were flat to unchanged at a seasonally adjusted 218,000 for the week ended 1 June, the Labor Department said Thursday. Data for the prior […]

US Household Wealth Tops $108-T in Q-1

US Household Wealth Tops $108-T in Q-1

$DIA, $SPY, $SOX, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX US household wealth marked a record in Q-1 as the stock market rallied, supporting consumers after Fed interest-rate hikes and trade dispute shocked investors late last year. Net worth for households and non-profit groups increased by $4.69-T, or 4.5%, to $108.6-T after a 3.7% drop in the prior frame, Federal […]

President Trump Delivers His “Greatest Speech Ever”

President Trump Delivers His “Greatest Speech Ever”

Members of the liberal media had high praises for President Trump’s words at the 75th commemoration of D-Day celebration in Normandy, including MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough calling it the “strongest speech of his presidency” and CNN’s Jim Acosta lauding it as his most “on-message moment.” “There was one especially beautiful moment, and I loved the […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$LNT, $CHDN, $ES, $ERI, $FISV, $ROKU, $CRM 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 follows: Alliant Energy Corp. (NYSE:LNT) saw a Buy rating […]

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

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

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Flat, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Flat Notes: Crude Oil in Bear Market territory. Bank of America Merrill Lynch said this week “global oil demand growth is running at the weakest rate since 2012” at below 1-M BPD, and that this was “leading the selloff” in […]

The US Economy in Longest Expansion Ever.

The US Economy in Longest Expansion Ever.

This month, the US economy has been growing for 10 years running, tying the record for the longest expansion ever. Many people, including journalists and policy makers, see this as a great achievement. “I see nothing to celebrate. On the contrary, I think they are measuring success the wrong way”, says Narayana Kocherlakota He says, […]

‘Ford v Ferrari’ the End of an Era for Men’s Films at Fox

‘Ford v Ferrari’ the End of an Era for Men’s Films at Fox

$DIS, $RACE, $F Sunday night, during game 2 of the NBA finals, if you were watching you likely saw the Official Trailer for James Mangold’s Ford v Ferrari.  The film is a Man Star-powered, filmmaker-driven old-school movie for adults. It is an A-level film. But, in today AI, internet and brand-driven market it the kind of […]

CBD Market Explodes, Despite is ‘Confusing’ Legal Status

CBD Market Explodes, Despite is ‘Confusing’ Legal Status

CBD is nonpsychoactive, nonaddictive, does not produce a high and has few to no dangerous side effects, In states where CBD is becoming widely used, there are also few, reports of negative social or medical consequences. Production of cannabis is booming as the medical benefits of CBD are being increasingly recognized. According to Project CBD, […]