NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Heffx Trading Outlook

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Heffx Trading Outlook

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Heffx Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. The projected upper bound is: 7,642.39. The projected lower bound is: 6,885.98. The projected closing price is: 7,264.19. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the […]

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) customer base will create an invisible price increase of its own

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) customer base will create an invisible price increase of its own

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) customer base will create an invisible price increase of its own Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) just raised prices. Customers hated it. Investors loved it. It caused a stir, and then it faded away — and, if patterns hold, it should be at least a year or two before we see Netflix hike prices again. But that doesn’t mean […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Earnings Monday This week more earnings, while the economic data slows a bit. Good breaks higher that held for the indices and many stocks within. The Key will be if new money comes in to extend the rally. Semi’s are back in leadership, this is a huge Northside indicator. China […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold OffUSD FirmCrude Oil UpStocks Steady In Asia Note: China closed all week for the Lunar New Year Gold: Gold prices slipped Monday as risk aversion waned amid some signs of progress in US-China trade talks, while a firm USD kept bullion under pressure. Spot gold was down 0.4% at $1,313.01 oz by 0552 GMT US […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Shares + 27% in January

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Shares + 27% in January

$RACE Last month, shares of the iconic Italian luxury sports-and-racing-car maker Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) rose according to the pattern that set up at the end of December, aka a Key reversal. According to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence, Ferrari’s shares rose just over 27% in January far outpacing the S&P 500 Index’s 7.87% gainer. Some of that increase was […]

Huge Storm Hammering SoCal, Situation Dangerous

Huge Storm Hammering SoCal, Situation Dangerous

The 2nd in a wave of powerful storms is hammering California Saturday, shutting Key highways after water and mud rushed into lanes from bare hillsides in wildfire burn areas where thousands of residents were under evacuation orders. Flash flood warnings were issued for huge swaths of Southern California and forecasters said the system brought more […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) tracking gold to see a modest gain in 2019

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) tracking gold to see a modest gain in 2019

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) tracking gold to see a modest gain in 2019 Silver prices will track gold to see a modest gain in 2019 according to the average forecast from  analysts taking part in this year’s survey by wholesale metals trade body the London Bullion Market Association. After falling within 1 cent of 2015’s […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) busy week for local investors

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) busy week for local investors

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) busy week for local investors Australian shares are poised to open higher though trading hesitant ahead of Commissioner Hayne’s report. ASX futures were up 20 points. The Australian dollar slipped 0.3 per cent. It’s going to be a busy week for local investors with today’s report on the financial sector first […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) RBA might well be forced to step in soon and actually cut official interest rates

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) RBA might well be forced to step in soon and actually cut official interest rates

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) RBA might well be forced to step in soon and actually cut official interest rates The AUD/USD might have seen a bit of a resurgence in the last week or so, but there are rumblings that the RBA might well be forced to step in soon and actually cut official interest […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) upcoming week’s key events are the BoE rate announcement and inflation report

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) upcoming week’s key events are the BoE rate announcement and inflation report

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) upcoming week’s key events are the BoE rate announcement and inflation report After a string of weekly gains, cable headed lower last week. Parliament revisited the withdrawal agreement, but the confusion over a post-Brexit remains. Lawmakers indicated that they oppose a no-deal and sent Theresa May back to Brussels to renegotiate […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) bounce has plenty of resistance to contend with

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) bounce has plenty of resistance to contend with

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) bounce has plenty of resistance to contend with The Euro continues to be a difficult handle with volatility extremely low. The 3-month percentage range is the smallest it’s been since the doldrums of 2014. We may not be in for a massive move like the one that began then, but we are […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) tide has turned for the Singapore office market

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) tide has turned for the Singapore office market

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) tide has turned for the Singapore office market Singapore’s Office Price Index rose by 5.7 per cent the whole of last year compared with a 2.4 per cent decline in 2017, according to statistics from the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA). With the index rising six straight quarters, accumulating a total gain […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Wall Street voters remained bullish

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Wall Street voters remained bullish

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Wall Street voters remained bullish Wall Street and Main Street look for gold to keep climbing next week, according to the Kitco News gold survey. Many traders and analysts cited a dovish Federal Open Market Committee after a policy meeting this week, in which officials indicated they are pausing in the monetary-tightening cycle […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) What could go wrong?

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) What could go wrong?

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) What could go wrong? Prepare for a repeat of China’s 2015 boom, bust and whimper? Days after replacing an overly cautious securities regulator, Beijing has mounted a multi-pronged effort to revive the market’s buzz: It set out the framework for a new tech-stocks exchange, cleared the way for more margin loans, made it easier for […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Investors remain somewhat cautious

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Investors remain somewhat cautious

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Investors remain somewhat cautious Investors remain somewhat cautious, which has kept the safe-haven yen subdued. The markets have digested that the Fed will likely ease up on monetary policy in 2019, which weighed on the greenback in January. The global trade war continues and investors are waiting to see if tensions […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) red hot after the nightmare of 2018

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) red hot after the nightmare of 2018

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) red hot after the nightmare of 2018 Hong Kong’s Hang Seng shot up 8 per cent in January, after suffering a loss of 15 per cent over all of last year. On Thursday, the Hang Seng closed at the highest level in four months – 27,942.47, or a 1.1 […]

Officials Paving the Way for 2nd Trump-Kim Summit

Officials Paving the Way for 2nd Trump-Kim Summit

Stephen Biegun, the US special representative for NKorea, arrived in SKorea Sunday for working-level talks on a proposed 2nd Summit between President Donald Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un. Mr. Biegun plans to meet his NKorean counterpart Kim Hyok Chol to discuss the agenda and other issues ahead of the Summit slated for later this […]

Soccer Is Moving Up Fast in US, Future of NFL in Doubt

Soccer Is Moving Up Fast in US, Future of NFL in Doubt

President Trump enjoys watching football, but he would not steer his son Barron, a soccer enthusiast, to the sport because of safety concerns, adding soccer in America is “moving forward rapidly.” “A lot of people, including me, thought soccer would probably never make it in this country, but it really is moving forward rapidly,” President Trump […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Fires-up 2019 Power Unit, Listen to It!

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Fires-up 2019 Power Unit, Listen to It!

$RACE The power unit of Ferrari’s new F1 car was recently fired up for the 1st time at the Maranello Outfit’s HQ, overseen by new team principal Mattia Binotto. The new F1 car, codenamed 670, is just a bare chassis now, with its bodywork and aerodynamic elements in development or build ahead of its 15 February […]

Some US Ski Resorts Off the Beaten Path

Some US Ski Resorts Off the Beaten Path

Here is a list of US ski resorts that are off the beaten path and not spartan. Crystal Mountain Resort, Washington Less than 2 hours from Seatac International Airport, Crystal Mountain Resort offers accessible affordability, with daily lift tickets as low as $47. Moguls are a mainstay of advanced runs here on the flanks of Mt. Rainier, but the […]

When I Think About a Healthy Diet I Include Bacon

When I Think About a Healthy Diet I Include Bacon

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

‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Back on the Streets of France

‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Back on the Streets of France

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

Some of the World’s Winter Wonderlands

Some of the World’s Winter Wonderlands

The US plains and MidWest is seeing freezing weather in epic proportions. It is hard to find charm in extremes of any kind, but Winter has a way of visually transforming places into amazing new landscapes. So, in this frame we found some places on Earth that are at their best when in iced and covered with […]

Breathe Your Way to Better Health

Breathe Your Way to Better Health

Always Breathe Through Your Nose The most basic of all breathing techniques is to make sure you always breathing through your nose. Mouth breathing tends to promote hyperventilation, which actually decreases tissue oxygenation. Mouth breathing also results in diminished levels of CO2 in the body and a decreased ability to filter toxic pollutants from the […]

Le Mans: Ferrari Risi Competizione Plans to Return

Le Mans: Ferrari Risi Competizione Plans to Return

$RACE 3X Le Mans 24 Hours class winner Risi Competizione is planning to return to the French endurance race this year. I learned Friday, that the Houston, Texas-based Ferrari team has filed an entry for the race under its own name for the 1st time since Y 2017. Risi is hoping to be on the […]

Jobs Report Reminded Investors the US Economy is Strong and Business is Good

Jobs Report Reminded Investors the US Economy is Strong and Business is Good

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The US Jobs Report for January provided reminder that US labor market remained strong despite growth worries, market volatility, and partial government shutdown. Plus, January ISM Manufacturing Index up higher than expected at 56.6 (consensus 53.6), business is good too. Foxconn Technology Group (2454:TW) said Friday that after its Chairman […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$BA, $FB, $FBC, $HP, $ICPT, $TIF, $UMBF 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) surged after earnings, with […]

United States Oil (USO) Sanctions On Venezuela Could Be An Energy Windfall For India And China

United States Oil (USO) Sanctions On Venezuela Could Be An Energy Windfall For India And China

United States Oil (USO) Sanctions On Venezuela Could Be An Energy Windfall For India And China Oil sanctions imposed by the U.S. on Venezuela earlier this week could prove to be an energy windfall for India and China. The Trump Administration announced sanctions against Venezuela’s state-owned oil company, Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A., or PDVSA, targeting […]

Apple has suspended Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) employees’ ability to run internal iOS

Apple has suspended Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) employees’ ability to run internal iOS

Apple has suspended Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) employees’ ability to run internal iOS On Thursday, Apple revoked Google’s ability to run internal iOS apps, leaving Google employees unable to access tools necessary to do their jobs, according to a report in The Verge. The move was meant as a punishment for Google’s use of a data-collecting app […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Relative Strength Index (RSI) for the cryptocurrency has reached the oversold area

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Relative Strength Index (RSI) for the cryptocurrency has reached the oversold area

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Relative Strength Index (RSI) for the cryptocurrency has reached the oversold area Despite Current Trends, Investors Should Stay Calm According to the Forbes article, crypto investors should not adopt a bearish attitude, even if the Bitcoin price goes below the US $3,000 threshold. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) for the cryptocurrency has reached the […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) keeps growing with no sign of slowing down

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) keeps growing with no sign of slowing down

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) keeps growing with no sign of slowing down Despite the scandals and controversies, Facebook analysts agree on one thing: The social media giant keeps growing with no sign of slowing down. Analysts also agree that by all metrics, the company exceeded expectations posting strong fourth-quarter numbers after the bell on Wednesday. Analysts pointed out that […]

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

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

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

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

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

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

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Shares have surged this month as investors grow more optimistic about online spending in China

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Shares have surged this month as investors grow more optimistic about online spending in China

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Shares have surged this month as investors grow more optimistic about online spending in China Shares of Alibaba and smaller rivals have surged in January, as investors grew more optimistic about online spending in China.What’s Happening Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce titan, jumped 6.3% to $166.82 in New York on Wednesday. […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) announcement that Chief Financial Officer Deepak Ahuja is retiring has unnerved Wall Street’s top analysts

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) announcement that Chief Financial Officer Deepak Ahuja is retiring has unnerved Wall Street’s top analysts

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) announcement that Chief Financial Officer Deepak Ahuja is retiring has unnerved Wall Street’s top analysts Tesla’s announcement that Chief Financial Officer Deepak Ahuja is retiring has unnerved Wall Street’s top analysts and overshadowed the company’s sales beat in the fourth quarter. Many viewed the loss of the longtime executive as the most significant […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) falling hard as the market moved to wrap up a very strong January

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) falling hard as the market moved to wrap up a very strong January

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) falling hard as the market moved to wrap up a very strong January Stocks launched into mixed trade Thursday with the Nasdaq holding a strong lead and the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling hard as the market moved to wrap up a very strong January. The Nasdaq Composite hammered out […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold OffUSD EasedCrude Oil SteadyStocks Up In Asia Gold: Gold fell Friday as investors sought riskier assets on optimism the United States and China ill reach a trade deal, although a pause in US interest rate hikes kept bullion on track for a 2nd weekly increase. Spot gold fell 0.3% to $1,316.95 oz at 0719 GMT. Prices […]

Visit These Places Now Before They Disappear

Visit These Places Now Before They Disappear

Instead of going with the crowds plan your travel this year with ecological/historical importance in mind. There are places in peril now that can still be enjoyed now, while actually helping the cause through proper booking and travel practices. Travel with good intent, with purposeful in choices, and believing these precious places on our planet […]

Some Diet and Fitness Myths

Some Diet and Fitness Myths

The classic Greek and Roman Myths are fanciful stories. But, the problem with diet and fitness myths is that they get passed around and even appear in print and on the Internet, and people start to accept them as truth. And nothing can get in the way of your weight loss and fitness goals more […]

January, Officially Australia’s Hottest Month Ever

January, Officially Australia’s Hottest Month Ever

In January, Australia sweltered through its hottest month on record, and the Summer of extremes continues with wildfires razing the drought-parched south while expanses of the tropical north are flooded. Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology Friday confirmed the record heat during January as parts of the northern hemisphere have recently experienced record cold. Australia’s scorching start […]

Once Senior NKorean Official Banished to Labor Camp for Anti-US Sentiment

Once Senior NKorean Official Banished to Labor Camp for Anti-US Sentiment

A once senior NKorean official was reportedly banished to a labor camp after Chairman Kim Jong Un accused him of “breaching doctrine” in a proposal for US-NKorean talks. Han Song Ryol, once the North Korean vice foreign minister, was sent to a “re-education camp” after he was removed from his position last year, a SKorean […]

Argento Nurburgring Ferrari 488 Pista Piloti Looks Stunning

Argento Nurburgring Ferrari 488 Pista Piloti Looks Stunning

$RACE The Maranello Outfit has begun customer deliveries for the 488 Pista Piloti Ferrari, the very-limited edition having completed its pre-delivery testing at the company’s track. Pictured above is an example of the 488 Pista PF that is now in the hands of its owner. Remember, that he Piloti Ferrari is only offered to those […]

President Trump Hammers ‘Chuckie’ Schumer, Dems on Iran

President Trump Hammers ‘Chuckie’ Schumer, Dems on Iran

Thursday, President Donald Trump blamed Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, (D-NY), and his fellow Democrats for “being weak and passive with Iran.” “Schumer and the Democrats are big fans of being weak and passive with Iran,” President Trump tweeted Thursday morning. “They have no clue as to the danger they would be inflicting on our Country. Iran […]

President Trump Pushes Federal Fund Recipients to Buy US

President Trump Pushes Federal Fund Recipients to Buy US

President Trump signed an executive order Thursday pushing those who receive federal funds to “Buy American.” The aim is to boost US manufacturing across the board. Peter Navarro, director of the White House National Trade Council, told reporters during a telephone briefing the policies are helping workers who “are blue collar, Trump people.” Later he […]

S&P 500 Extends Rally on Earnings Optimism and US-China Trade Resolution

S&P 500 Extends Rally on Earnings Optimism and US-China Trade Resolution

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX US President Trump to Meet with China’s President Xi to Seal US-China Trade Deal Thursday, President Trump said he will meet with Chinese President Xi soon to try to seal a comprehensive trade deal as the top US trade negotiator reported “substantial progress” in 2 days of high-level talks. President […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) buying support from a more dovish U.S. Federal Reserve

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) buying support from a more dovish U.S. Federal Reserve

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) buying support from a more dovish U.S. Federal Reserve Technically, the gold bulls have the firm overall near-term technical advantage and have gained power this week. Prices are in a 2.5-month-old uptrend on the daily bar chart. Bulls’ next upside price objective is to produce a close in February futures above […]

Federal Reserve keeps rates steady, Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) shoots up

Federal Reserve keeps rates steady, Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) shoots up

Federal Reserve keeps rates steady, Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) shoots up The US Federal Reserve’s January monetary policy statement was dovish and this provided further impetus to the Aussie dollar after release of the CPI data. The key words are as follows: ‘In light of global economic and financial developments and muted inflation pressures, the […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) markets rise after Fed says it won’t raise interest rates

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) markets rise after Fed says it won’t raise interest rates

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) markets rise after Fed says it won’t raise interest rates Asia markets cheered on Thursday, as a dovish United States (US) Federal Reserve signalled it would slow down its pace of interest rate hikes, putting an ease on concerns to the rising cost of borrowing. This is even though weak economic […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) surges after FOMC

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) surges after FOMC

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) surges after FOMC The weaker dollar lit a rocket underneath the euro yesterday, and we have seen the EUR/USD price push back above $1.15. Further gains target $1.1554 and then $1.16 and the top end of the upward channel. The $1.14 area is key for possible support. Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) official data from China showing that the Chinese economy contracted for the second month

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) official data from China showing that the Chinese economy contracted for the second month

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) official data from China showing that the Chinese economy contracted for the second month Major stocks in Asia closed mixed on Thursday on the back of official data from China showing that the Chinese economy contracted for the second month in a row in January. The mainland Chinese markets ended […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) next big economic data point is Friday’s U.S. jobs report

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) next big economic data point is Friday’s U.S. jobs report

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) next big economic data point is Friday’s U.S. jobs report Traders and investors are still digesting the Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting that concluded Wednesday afternoon. The FOMC statement contained no monetary policy changes but the FOMC members said they will now be patient on future Fed […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) gains came after the U.S. central bank kept interest rates unchanged

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) gains came after the U.S. central bank kept interest rates unchanged

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) gains came after the U.S. central bank kept interest rates unchanged Hong Kong shares rose to an over four-month high on Thursday, after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled it would be patient about further rate increases. The Hang Seng Index added 1.1% to 27,942.47, its highest close since Sept. […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) takes a turn lower

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) takes a turn lower

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) takes a turn lower The dollar’s drop yesterday further reinforces the impression that the USD/JPY is headed lower. The price is oversold on an intraday basis, but any rebound may well provide a lower high in due course and a new selling opportunity. The ¥109.20 and then ¥109.60 levels are areas of possible […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) bounces off 200-day SMA

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) bounces off 200-day SMA

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) bounces off 200-day SMA GBP/USD found support at the 200-day simple moving average (SMA) of $1.3056, and then began a new move higher. Further gains target $1.32, the highs from the end of last week, and then $1.3338 and $1.3470 come into view from here. The bullish view remains, unless we see […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) futures pointing higher

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) futures pointing higher

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) futures pointing higher According to the latest SPI futures, the ASX 200 is expected to open the day higher on Friday. Current futures contracts are pointing to an 8-point or 0.15% gain at the open. This follows a mixed night of trade on Wall Street which late in the session sees […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$FOLD, $AAPL, $CCL, $CEIN, $CXO, $FANG, $ICPT, $SYK, $SYF, $TTWO, $UAL 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: Amicus Therapeutics Inc. […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) rises sharply getting a boost from a surge in shares of Apple and Boeing.

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) rises sharply getting a boost from a surge in shares of Apple and Boeing.

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) rises sharply getting a boost from a surge in shares of Apple and Boeing. The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday afternoon that it was keeping interest rates at current levels while also signaling that the central bank is willing to adjust its balance sheet normalization amid pressure from the White House […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) User Engagement Held Steady

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) User Engagement Held Steady

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) User Engagement Held Steady Facebook (FB) reported fourth-quarter earnings after the market close Wednesday that topped Wall Street estimates, driving Facebook stock sharply higher in extended trading. The social networking giant reported adjusted earnings of $2.38 per share and revenue of $16.9 billion. Wall Street analysts expected $2.19 per share on revenue of […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) company posts fourth-quarter profit that misses expectations

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) company posts fourth-quarter profit that misses expectations

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) company posts fourth-quarter profit that misses expectations Tesla reported its second consecutive quarterly profit Wednesday and better-than-expected sales, but its fourth-quarter earnings fell short of analysts’ expectations and sent its shares south after the markets closed. CEO Elon Musk also announced a major change to the electric carmaker’s executive ranks with the […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Premarket Rally

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Premarket Rally

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Premarket Rally Apple earnings rose 7% to $4.18 a share, up 7% vs. a year earlier and 1 cent above fiscal Q1 views. Revenue fell to $84.3 billion, narrowly topping lowered estimates. Services revenue climbed 19% to $10.9 billion. Apple sees fiscal Q2 revenue at $55 billion to $59 billion, with the $57 […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) has now entered a new selling trend for the first time since mid-November

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) has now entered a new selling trend for the first time since mid-November

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) has now entered a new selling trend for the first time since mid-November The bitcoin price has been trading around the $3,500 mark over the last month, falling to lows of $3,322 this week, according to prices from the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange. Lingham’s warning follows worrying reports that bitcoin could be headed for […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Heffx Technical Outlook

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Heffx Technical Outlook

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Heffx Technical Outlook Wednesday’s session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 7,183.08. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 2.49 billion. Advancers stocks led declining by 2.29 to 1 ratio. There were 2180 advancers and 950 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 17 stocks reached a […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) shares jump after Facebook’s massive earnings beat shows online ad strength

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) shares jump after Facebook’s massive earnings beat shows online ad strength

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) shares jump after Facebook’s massive earnings beat shows online ad strength Twitter spiked nearly 3 percent after hours, Google parent company Alphabet jumped 1.6 percent and Snap saw a 1.4 percent bump. In a year where all of tech was viewed with increased skepticism due to privacy scandals, Facebook’s earnings helped make the case that users […]

United States Oil (USO) prices settle at a more than 2-month high

United States Oil (USO) prices settle at a more than 2-month high

United States Oil (USO) prices settle at a more than 2-month high Oil futures climbed Wednesday, with U.S. prices settling at their highest in more than two months as political turmoil in Venezuela raised the possibility of tighter global supplies and weekly U.S. crude stockpiles rose less than expected. March West Texas Intermediate oil CLH9, +0.55% rose 92 cents, or […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has a $115 billion pile of cash that could be used to boost its stock

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has a $115 billion pile of cash that could be used to boost its stock

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has a $115 billion pile of cash that could be used to boost its stock Google parent company Alphabet has been a cash-generating machine over the past few years and can use its stash to boost its stock, Jefferies says.“Despite often heavy investments in many initiatives, some with very long horizons, Google’s net cash […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) reported earnings for the fiscal third quarter that beat expectations

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) reported earnings for the fiscal third quarter that beat expectations

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) reported earnings for the fiscal third quarter that beat expectations Alibaba shares soared after the company reported market-beating earnings in the three months ended December, with investors content with a record amount of spending by the company in the 2018 calendar year, hoping that it will spur future growth. The Chinese […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold SteadyUSD EasedCrude Oil UpStocks Up In Asia Notes: The Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) held its policy-setting meeting and stood pat with a very dovish tone. Officials from Washington and Beijing have launch a new round of trade talks aimed at resolving their disputes. Gold: A surge in gold purchases by central banks to the highest […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Q-4 Earnings Outlook

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Q-4 Earnings Outlook

$RACE Thursday, 31 January Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) will release its latest earnings report. Here is the outlook for the iconic Italian supercar maker. Earnings and Revenue Wall Street analysts see Ferrari reporting EPS of 0.94/share on sales of $992.67-M. In the same Quarter last year, Ferrari reported EPS of 0.89/share on revenue of $1.05-B. If Ferrari matches […]

President Trump at Odds with Intelligence Community on Key Policy Issues

President Trump at Odds with Intelligence Community on Key Policy Issues

The President reopened the White House discord with the intelligence community in a series of heated Tweets Wednesday President Trump came out against the US intelligence chiefs Wednesday after they told Congress that NKorea is unlikely to dismantle its nuclear arsenal and that the Iran nuclear deal is working. “Perhaps Intelligence should go back to […]

Midwest in Deadly Deep Freeze

Midwest in Deadly Deep Freeze

The deadly deep freeze grasping the Midwest sent temperatures plunging Wednesday to rival some of the coldest places in the world, triggering widespread closures of schools and businesses, and the canceling of more than 1,600 flights to and from Chicago’s airports. The US Postal Service even took the rare step of suspending mail delivery across […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) gaining power this week

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) gaining power this week

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) gaining power this week The economic highlight at mid-week is the Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting that began on Tuesday morning and ends Wednesday afternoon with a statement on monetary policy. No change in monetary policy is expected. However, traders want to know if the Fed today will tip […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors bet on the U.S. Federal Reserve to take a pause in hiking interest rates

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors bet on the U.S. Federal Reserve to take a pause in hiking interest rates

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors bet on the U.S. Federal Reserve to take a pause in hiking interest rates Shares in Hong Kong closed higher on Wednesday as investors bet on the U.S. Federal Reserve to take a pause in hiking interest rates and China to step up efforts to boost decades-low growth. […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) gains were offset by some index heavyweights

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) gains were offset by some index heavyweights

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) gains were offset by some index heavyweights Singapore stocks marked another day of losses on Wednesday, with the Straits Times Index retreating 0.42 per cent or 13.31 points to 3,174.38. Advancers outnumbered decliners 215 to 166, as 1.4 billion shares worth S$1.17 billion changed hands. However, any gains were offset by […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) looks set to continue upward trend

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) looks set to continue upward trend

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) looks set to continue upward trend GBP/USD eased back overnight, bringing the pair into the 76.4% retracement level. The wider uptrend remains intact unless we see a drop below the $1.3012 swing low. The current respect of the Fibonacci support level points towards an upward move from here. Overall, the bias in […]

The Fed and the trade negotiations could impact the Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X)

The Fed and the trade negotiations could impact the Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X)

The Fed and the trade negotiations could impact the Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) The Dollar/Yen is trading lower on Wednesday in a limited trading range ahead of the start of the crucial trade talks between the U.S. and China, and the latest monetary policy decisions from the U.S. Federal Reserve. Both events could trigger a […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) at key resistance breakout zone

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) at key resistance breakout zone

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) at key resistance breakout zone AUD/USD has been pushing upwards, with the pair rising into trendline resistance. The creation of a higher low this week provides half the bullish story, with a break through the $0.7204 resistance level providing confirmation of that bullish outlook. Look at the $0.7204-$0.7235 zone of resistance, where […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) prices pushing to six-month highs

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) prices pushing to six-month highs

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) prices pushing to six-month highs Gold and silver prices are modestly up and in early U.S. trading Wednesday. Gold notched an eight-month high overnight, while silver prices pushed to six-month highs. Several factors are presently at work supporting the precious metals market bulls. February gold futures were last up $2.10 […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) consolidating after recent ascent

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) consolidating after recent ascent

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) consolidating after recent ascent EUR/USD has been consolidating after Friday’s gains, with the pair in rebound mode from the critical $1.1301 support level. As mentioned yesterday, the 76.4% retracement level at $1.1299 points towards a potential that we are not rolling over after failing to create a new higher high. Instead, that could […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to rise for a second day

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to rise for a second day

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to rise for a second day Australian shares are set to rise for a second day as iron ore surged still higher and US/China trade talks resumed. Wall Street leapt higher – the Dow was up more than 470 points at one point – after the Fed took a decidedly dovish […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AMAT, $BLK, $CBLK, $CHFC, $DELL, $DDD, $TCF 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: Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) was raised to […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Q3 2018 Earnings Preview

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Q3 2018 Earnings Preview

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Q3 2018 Earnings Preview Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) is scheduled to announce Q3 earnings results on Wednesday, January 30th, before market open. The consensus EPS Estimate is $1.67 (+2.5% Y/Y) and the consensus Revenue Estimate is $17.43B (+36.6% Y/Y). Over the last 2 years, BABA has beaten EPS estimates 75% of the time and has beaten […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) wavers as Apple tees up its quarterly report

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) wavers as Apple tees up its quarterly report

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) wavers as Apple tees up its quarterly report Wall Street was mixed on Tuesday, with technology shares dipping ahead of Apple’s quarterly report while a rebound in 3M and other industrials elevated the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Apple declined 1.04 percent as investors awaited the iPhone maker’s results after the bell following […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Barely Up As Most Indexes Fall

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Barely Up As Most Indexes Fall

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Barely Up As Most Indexes Fall Blue chips in the Dow Jones Industrial Average protected a small gain Tuesday in late morning trade, as the other stock indexes struggled in the red. Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve convened for a two-day meeting. The Dow Jones added 0.2%, while the small cap […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) to Defy a Patchy Track Record

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) to Defy a Patchy Track Record

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) to Defy a Patchy Track Record Amazon.com, Inc. AMZN is set to report fourth-quarter earnings on Jan 31 after the closing bell. Analysts from SunTrust have warned that the e-commerce giant historically had limited success in the fourth quarter. According to SunTrust, the last time Amazon surpassed analysts’ expectations was in the fourth quarter […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) A Boring Story This Time

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) A Boring Story This Time

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) A Boring Story This Time Apple Inc .’s AAPL fiscal first-quarter earnings report isn’t exciting investors. The iPhone maker will report after market close on Jan 29, and has already cautioned that its revenues will fall short of estimates. CEO Tim Cook has cited weaker-than-expected iPhone sales and economic deceleration in China as the primary […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) be Able to Trounce Expectations Again?

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) be Able to Trounce Expectations Again?

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) be Able to Trounce Expectations Again? Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc. GOOGL is poised to report fourth-quarter results after the market closes on Feb 4. Alphabet’s earnings have exceeded Wall Street’s expectations in the first three quarters of 2018 and the good momentum is well expected to continue in the fourth quarter. After all, its revenue sources including […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Stock Performance

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Stock Performance

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Stock Performance Facebook stock closed at 144.19, down 2.2%, on the stock market today. Company shares have plunged about 34% since hitting a record high of 218.62 on July 25. But Facebook stock fell 19% the day after the company reported second-quarter earnings that missed estimates on revenue. Sebastian said that recent checks with digital […]