US Economy Seen Recovering in 2-H of this Year

US Economy Seen Recovering in 2-H of this Year

Wall Street rallies, investors focus on recovery and ignoring the bad news. The US economy could start to recover in 2-H of this year after what looks to be the worst recession in decades, growth may be slow and uneven, some Fed policymakers hinted Tuesday. Their soft assessments came as a majority of US states […]

Lockdowns Ease, Demand Hopes Rise, Crude Oil Price Spikes

Lockdowns Ease,  Demand Hopes Rise, Crude Oil Price Spikes

$USO $OIL WTI Crude Oil prices spiked Tuesday, as some European and Asian countries along with several US states began to ease C-19 coronavirus lockdown measures. The rally extended Brent Crude Oil gains to 6 days running, while US WTI Crude Oil has rallied for 5 straight sessions. Fuel demand worldwide was down about 30% in […]

President Trump Polls Better on Economy and Virus

President Trump Polls Better on Economy and Virus

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX President Trump’s popular support eroded that of the presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee, Joe Biden as he is struggling for visibility with voters during the C-19 coronavirus chaos, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released Tuesday. The opinion poll conducted Monday and Tuesday found 43% of registered voters said they would support […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Faces Trouble in August

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Faces Trouble in August

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Faces Trouble in August This is the trap awaiting the stock market ahead of a grim summer This year is shaping up exactly like the 2000 dot-com bubble crash and stocks will drop a further 40%, Shayne Heffernan, CEO and Founder of Heffx warns. April produced the best monthly gains for the […]

Newmont Corp (NYSE:NEM) Profits Spike on Gold’s Price

Newmont Corp (NYSE:NEM) Profits Spike on Gold’s Price

$NEM Newmont Corp (NYSE:NEM) the world’s largest gold miner, posted a more than a 9X jump in Quarterly profit Tuesday buoyed by higher output mainly from its new Goldcorp assets and a surge in gold prices on a rise in safe-haven asset demand due to the C-19 coronavirus chaos. Net income attributable to shareholders rose […]

‘Anti-Trumper’ NBC News Boss Andy Lack Out

‘Anti-Trumper’ NBC News Boss Andy Lack Out

$CMCSA NBC News Chairman Andy Lack is leaving his job by the end of this month as part of a massive restructuring operation at NBCUniversal that combines all television and streaming operations into a single unit. Mr. Lack is being replaced by Cesar Conde, Chairman of the Telemundo Spanish-language network and NBCUniversal Group, who will […]

Sohu.com Limited (NASDAQ:SOHU) Upgrades to its AI-Driven Multilingual Mobile Keyboard

Sohu.com Limited (NASDAQ:SOHU) Upgrades to its AI-Driven Multilingual Mobile Keyboard

Sohu.com Limited (NASDAQ:SOHU) Upgrades to its AI-Driven Multilingual Mobile Keyboard Sogou Inc. (NYSE: SOGO) (“Sogou” or “the Company”), an innovator in search and a leader in China’s internet industry, released its Sogou Mobile Keyboard 10.8, the latest version of the Sogou Mobile Keyboard. Powered by Sogou’s leading AI technologies, the latest upgrade features new multilingual […]

Sitting on a Cash Pile? PG&E Corp. (NYSE:PCG) was Raised to Buy from Neutral at UBS

Sitting on a Cash Pile? PG&E Corp. (NYSE:PCG) was Raised to Buy from Neutral at UBS

$PCG On 29 January 2019, PG&E Corporation Inc. filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California. The Democrat Governor objected… Governor Newsom had opposed PG&E’s plan due to its reliance on debt, which he has said could leave it unable to raise the estimated $40-B […]

Trivago N.V. (NASDAQ:TRVG) Giving Partners a Break

Trivago N.V. (NASDAQ:TRVG) Giving Partners a Break

Trivago N.V. (NASDAQ:TRVG)Giving Partners a Break Faced with a drop of more than 95 percent in referral revenue in the last week of the first quarter, Trivago informed investors that it has started to “make changes to our organizational setup,” including “significant” headcount reductions. Other than chopping jobs, and reducing costs, Trivago didn’t specify what organizational […]

Censorship Breeds Distrust, Tune Out the Noise

Censorship Breeds Distrust, Tune Out the Noise

$TWTR $GOOG $GOOGL $FB Draconian censorship is in full swing now over the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and C-19. Anything that questions or contradicts the biased edicts of the World Health Organization (WHO) is now being blocked, taken down or tagged as fake news on social media platforms. According to NewsGuard, “There is no evidence that the […]

PT Kalbe Farma Tbk. (OTC:PTKFF) Growing in the midst of challenging Market Conditions

PT Kalbe Farma Tbk. (OTC:PTKFF) Growing in the midst of challenging Market Conditions

PT Kalbe Farma Tbk. (OTC:PTKFF) Growing in the midst of challenging Market Conditions PT Kalbe Farma Tbk. (“Kalbe”) was established in 1966 and is one of the largest publicly-listed pharmaceutical companies in Southeast Asia. Kalbe has four main divisions managing a broad and strong portfolio of brands; prescription pharmaceuticals division (Cefspan, Brainact, Broadced, etc), consumer […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is Worth More than General Motors and Ford

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is Worth More than General Motors and Ford

$RACE $F $GM Ferrari’s share price rose 6.4% Monday on the back of strong Q-1 earnings. Its market cap topped $30-B, putting it ahead of General Motors and Ford.  The company revised its revenue and earnings down for the year. The Maranello, Italy-based luxury sports car maker reported better-than-expected earnings Monday. Despite shutting its factory […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report, All Buys

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report, All Buys

$AON, $CLGX, $CONE, $PCG, $PSX, $VLO These are all Buys if you can manage the risk. Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is our list for Tuesday, 5 May, as follows AON PLC (NYSE:AON) was maintained as […]

Tuesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Hong Kong shares Tuesday recouped some of the prior session’s sharp losses, tracking gains in broader Asia, as countries laid out plans to ease coronavirus-induced restrictions. The Hang Seng index rose 0.5% to 23,742.13 pts, having lost more than 4% Monday as US-China tensions simmer. The Hang Seng China Enterprises index gained 0.4% Tuesday. The […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average Target 13500 August September 32000 in 2021

Dow Jones Industrial Average Target 13500 August September 32000 in 2021

Dow Jones Industrial Average Target 13500 August September 32000 in 2021 U.S. stocks were indicated to start higher on Tuesday, as futures added to gains Monday night, after a last-hour turnaround from energy and technology shares allowed the major benchmarks to finish in positive territory after spending much of the day’s session in the red. […]

Lockdowned California Goes ‘On the Dole’

Lockdowned California Goes ‘On the Dole’

Monday, California borrowed money from the federal government to make payments on unemployment benefits, the 1st state to go ‘On the Dole’. Illinois and Connecticut may soon follow suit as both received approval for federal loans of up to $12.6-B and $1.1-B, respectively. California borrowed $348-B after receiving approval to draw up to $10-B until […]

“Shutdowns, Lockdowns Lasted ‘Way Too Long'”

“Shutdowns, Lockdowns Lasted ‘Way Too Long

FLASH: California, New York, New Jersey, and Illinois refuse to reopen, they are seeing their businesses really hurt, many destroyed. America’s C-19 coronavirus chaos shutdowns lasted “way too long” and business probably should have started a couple of wks ago, and as a result, “it is going to be a really hard Summer,” economist Steven […]

Advertisers Prepare for Post-Coronavirus Economy, Bring Back the Sense of Humor

Advertisers Prepare for Post-Coronavirus Economy, Bring Back the Sense of Humor

$BUD $DEO $IPG $OMC $HLT Humor is In, Grim is Out! “Every COVID-19 Commercial is Exactly the Same, Grim“ While the ads were meant to convey solidarity with those sacrificing and suffering, advertisers are finally lightening up. Anheuser-Busch’s (NYSE:BUD) Budweiser in late April refreshed its funny, landmark Y 1999 “Whassup” commercial featuring friends “Watching the game, having […]

Seeing Signs of the World’s Economies Rebounding From the C-19 virus Chaos, Things are Stable, Time to Grow

Seeing Signs of the World’s Economies Rebounding From the C-19 virus Chaos, Things are Stable, Time to Grow

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Savvy economists say there is evidence the world economy has begun to recover from the C-19 coronavirus chaos, and the Draconian restrictions placed on businesses and consumers. “Economic activity has probably bottomed now,” said the chief economist at Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) in a note to clients Monday. “Lockdowns and social […]

The Majority of C-19 Patients Have More Than 1 co-Momorbidity

The Majority of  C-19 Patients Have More Than 1 co-Momorbidity

CDC provisional COVID-19 death counts revised downward to 37,308 on 1 May 2020.https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/vsrr/covid19/index.htm While obesity may top the list of co-Morbidities, underlying conditions that make C-19 worse, investigations reveal most C-19 coronavirus patients have more than 1 underlying health issue. A study looking at 5,700 New York City patients found 88% had more than 1 co-Morbidity. Only 6.3% […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) bids to become an energy provider in the United Kingdom

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) bids to become an energy provider in the United Kingdom

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) bids to become an energy provider in the United Kingdom California-based car manufacturer Tesla is taking initial steps to become an energy provider in the United Kingdom, The Telegraph reports. The publication notes that Elon Musk’s electric car company has applied to UK’s energy regulator for a license to generate electricity. “Having built a significant battery business in […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Buy at 105.20

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Buy at 105.20

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Buy at 105.20 USD/JPY has opened the week’s trade on a bearish note as risk-off amid fresh US-China trade woes weighs. The major was trading 0.14% lower on the day at 106.73 at around 05:15 GMT after closing 0.23% lower on Friday’s trade. US diplomats allege China for the mishandling of […]

Ferrari starts the “Installation Lap” phase, courses on new safety regulations

Ferrari starts the “Installation Lap” phase, courses on new safety regulations

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) launched the “Installation Lap” phase, safety training primarily for employees involved in the resumption of production from Monday, 4 May. The Company has dedicated several days to this crucial phase. It has decided to put before the start of production the training sessions for workers, in particular, on the best precautionary measures […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report, All Healthcare Buys

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report, All Healthcare Buys

$AMED, $BAX, $JNJ These are all Buys if you can manage the risk. Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is our list for Monday, 4 May, as follows: Amedisys: AMED is a leading health care stock is […]

2020 2-H Crude Oil Recovery to Boost Oil Stocks + HeffX Oil Report

2020 2-H Crude Oil Recovery to Boost Oil Stocks + HeffX Oil Report

$USO $OIL $XLE $CVX $COP $EOG $MPC This year the markets have seen the waterfall effects of the C-19 coronavirus and a battle over Crude Oil dominance between Russia and Saudi Arabia over production that helped to slash benchmark pricing for WTI and Brent Crude Oil by more than 70% several days ago. The energy […]

Silver Miners Hammered by C-19 Lockdowns

Silver Miners Hammered by C-19 Lockdowns

$SLV $XAG $HL $AG $EXK Since mid-March, the response of governments worldwide to the C-19 coronavirus chaos has led to disrupted mining activities worldwide. A total of 32 countries have passed partial or complete lockdown orders, leading to the temporary suspension of activities at over 1,600 mines as of 3 April, though that number has since dropped […]

Top Gold Miner Stocks for 2020 + HeffX Gold Report

Top Gold Miner Stocks for 2020 + HeffX Gold Report

$GDX $GLD $XAU $GOLD $NEM $USD Gold is regarded as a safe-haven in times of market uncertinty, and it is Money. Investors can gain exposure to the gold industry by buying stocks of companies engaged in the exploration and mining of the precious Yellow metal. Some of the major players in the gold industry include mining companies […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) set to edge lower

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) set to edge lower

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) set to edge lower The Australian dollar significantly rallied a bit during the week, breaking above the 0.65 level before selling off towards the end of the same week. Ultimately, this is a market that I think could continue to see a lot of noise, especially in this area as it is a […]

Asian ‘Murder Hornets’ have Flown in to the US

Asian ‘Murder Hornets’ have Flown in to the US

A species of “murder hornets” from Asia has arrived in the United States, and researchers are looking for ways to eradicate them before their population grows. The hornets were discovered near Custer, Washinton, last November when beekeeper Ted McFall found carcasses of his bees with decapitated heads. “I couldn’t wrap my head around what could have […]

Many US Cinemas May Never Reopen…

Many US Cinemas May Never Reopen…

$AMC $NFLX $AMZN $DIS $CMCSA $T …remembering what is was like to go to the movies. Dark movie theaters may just be a taste of the near future. Even before COVID-19 coronavirus completely shuttered projectors at AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC), attendance was in decline and streaming services like Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) on the rise. AMC is fighting […]

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) is Not for Everyone

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) is Not for Everyone

$NFLX $DIS $T $CMCSA $ZM There is a complex problem awaiting the streaming entertainment industry when it emerges from the coronavirus chaos. The Big Q: Is it possible to make money in entertainment streaming? The hockey stick rise of Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has warped the US entertainment media industry, forcing companies such as Walt Disney Co.(NYSE:DIS) and AT&T Inc.(NYSE:T) that have enjoyed […]

The Legacy of the Ferrari Testa Rosa from the Greatest Era in Racing

The Legacy of the Ferrari Testa Rosa from the Greatest Era in Racing

$RACE “The art of making small gains is knowing what to improve and how to do it successfully.“– Enzo Ferrari That is the Key, and this relies on experience. So, while Jaguar burst on to the Le Mans scene in the 1950’s, suddenly with great success, it may be easy to forget that, in the background, the […]

Enough is Enough, the COVID-19 Coronavirus Was a Mistake (Video)

Enough is Enough, the COVID-19 Coronavirus  Was a Mistake (Video)

The health emergency of the COVID-19 chaos appears to be entering the containment phase. Thousands of Americans have died, and now The People are clamoring for sensible policymakers who have the courage to ignore the panic and rely on facts. Leaders must examine accumulated data to see what has actually happened, rather than keep emphasizing hypothetical […]

Blue Angels, Thunderbirds Salute America’s Healthcare Workers in Washington DC Flyover (Video)

Blue Angels, Thunderbirds Salute America’s Healthcare Workers in Washington DC Flyover (Video)

The US Navy’s Blue Angels and Air Force’s Thunderbirds flew over the nation’s capital Saturday in a thank-you salute to America’s healthcare workers and 1st responders for their work during the coronavirus chaos. The spectacular air display showcased intricate forms and maneuvers from some of the Armed Force’s ‘Top Gun’ pilots and lasted around 20 mins. “We are honored […]

“The Coronavirus Cannot Stop America”

“The Coronavirus Cannot Stop America”

$BRK.A $BRK.B Saturday, Warren Buffett, 89 anni, gave his assessment of the United States’ ability to withstand crises, as he acknowledged that the coronavirus chaos could have a wide range of impacts on the economy and his firm’s investments. He opened the annual meeting of his Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) in Omaha, Nebraska with 105 mins of remarks […]

The Entertainment Community is Under Virus Chaos Pressure

The Entertainment Community is Under Virus Chaos Pressure

The US entertainment community under pressure from COVID-19, various organizations have made relief resources available to actors, musicians, and freelancers. Below for resource links, as follows: The Actors Fund – COVID-19 Resource List Freelance Artists – Emergency Funding Sweet Relief – COVID-19 Relief Resources Recording Academy’s MusiCares – COVID-19 Relief Fund Billboard – “How Music Companies Are Giving Back […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Workers Tested for Coronavirus Before Going Back to Work Monday

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Workers Tested for Coronavirus Before Going Back to Work  Monday

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) normally high energy factory and HQ’s stood mostly deserted earlier this week, except for the line of Red Dressed Scuderia employees waiting to have their blood drawn and tested for coronavirus antibodies. The iconic Supercar maker is to restart operations at its Maranello and Modena plants on 4 May, as Italy is […]

Fighting COVID-19 coronavirus’ ‘Scare Fatigue’

Fighting COVID-19 coronavirus’ ‘Scare Fatigue’

As the world wide government imposed lockdown continues concern is growing that people are beginning to ignore social distancing rules (what is the magic of 6 ft?), leading to an perceived increase in the risk of infection and the number of COVID-19 coronavirus cases. Daily, pics of crowded beaches and parks across the US country […]

Opening Up Triggers US Consumer Spending

Opening Up Triggers US Consumer Spending

$BAC Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC) is starting to see consumer spending edge higher after diving on the start of the coronavirus lockdown. The beginning increase follows a 30% fall. Now it is showing up as consumers buy more groceries, restaurant meals, clothing and gasoline, Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan said in a TV interview Friday. […]

President Trump’s Approval Rating Jumps by 6 Percentage Pts

President Trump’s Approval Rating Jumps by 6 Percentage Pts

President Trump’s approval rating has jumped 6 percentage pts in the last 2 wks, according to the latest Gallup poll. 49% approve of the President’s performance, compared with 47% who do not. A big surge in President Trump’s approval numbers comes from Independents, with 47% saying they approve compared with 39% in the last survey. About 50% of Americans approve […]

On the 1st Day in May, Investors Took Some Profits

On the 1st Day in May, Investors Took Some Profits

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Friday, all 11 S&P 500 sectors opened and closed in the Red. The energy (-6.0%) and consumer discretionary (-4.6%) sectors took the biggest hits, and the consumer staples sector (-1.2%) declined the least.   Investors had to contend with President Trump threatening new tariffs on China for its handling of the […]

Mid-Term Technical Indicators Do Not Suggest ‘Sell in May…’

Mid-Term Technical Indicators Do Not Suggest ‘Sell in May…’

$DIA $SPY $QQQ We are seeing investors transitioning away from fear surrounding the coronavirus, and are focused on stocks and fundamentals. “The thing that’s gone on the most over the last couple of weeks is … this transition into a ‘more normalized ways of looking at the market,’”chief investment strategist at BMO Capital Markets said […]

Halt the Coronavirus Chaos, Imposed Isolation Prolongs the Problem, Open Up the Country

Halt the Coronavirus Chaos, Imposed Isolation Prolongs the Problem, Open Up the Country

The COVID-19 coronavirus looks to be entering the containment phase, as some experts believe. The Big Q: Is this Phase I?  Americans are desperate for sensible policymakers with courage to ignore the chaos and rely on the facts. Officials must combine the empirical evidence that we have with fundamental principles of established biology, then open up the […]

Gold Finishes a Strong Month

Gold Finishes a Strong Month

$XAU $GLD Gold traded lower Thursday en route to its best month since Y 2016 on the massive amounts of stimulus from governments worldwide intended to stem the economic damage caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Bullion usually benefit from widespread stimulus measures as it is often seen as a hedge against inflation and currency […]

Emerson Electric (NYSE:EMR) is Oversold in Here, Strong Northside Seen Mid-term

Emerson Electric (NYSE:EMR) is Oversold in Here, Strong Northside Seen Mid-term

$EMR St. Louis, Missouri based Emerson Electric (NYSE:EMR) is best known for its consumer products, gets nearly 33% of its sales from energy. Wednesday, EMR gained 2.68% or 1.54 pts to close at 59.07 with trading volume of 2,895,981/shares. It opened the trading session at 59.00, the shares rose to 59.66 and dropped to 58.38, […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Factories Reopen Monday

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Factories Reopen Monday

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) said Thursday it would restart operations at its Maranello and Modena plants on 4 May, as Italy is set to start lifting its lockdowns. The 2 plants are located in Italy’s northern Emilia-Romagna region have been closed since mid-March when Rome imposed curbs on people’s movements and froze manufacturing activities deemed as […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report, All Buys

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report, All Buys

$BSX, $FB, $MSFT, $SMG, $LUV, $SPOT These are all Buys if you can manage the risk. Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is our list for Friday, 1 May, as follows: Boston Scientific Corp. (NASDAQ:BSX) was reiterated […]

Friday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Australian shares fell 5% Friday, their most in 5 wks, as risk sentiment was battered by threats of new tariffs from US President Trump Vs China. President Trump made clear his concerns about China’s role in the origin and spread of the coronavirus were taking priority over efforts to build on an initial trade agreement. […]

Fed says, $2.3 trillion in aid might not be enough, is mulling a new plan for non-profits

Fed says, $2.3 trillion in aid might not be enough, is mulling a new plan for non-profits

The Fed is mulling new program for nonprofits. The Fed Thursday said it was making some adjustments to its planned $600-B “Main Street” lending program based on public comments and said it is mulling a separate approach to meet the” unique needs” of non-profit organizations. In a statement, the Fed said 1 adjustment would allow firms […]

President Trump Will Not Extend Social Distancing Guidelines That Expired Thursday

President Trump Will Not Extend Social Distancing Guidelines That Expired Thursday

“I do not want people to get used to this”, President Trump said. President Trump said the federal government will not be extending its coronavirus social distancing guidelines that expired Thursday. His is son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner, predicted that by July the country will be “really rocking again.” “I think what you will see […]

China’s 5G a Global Spying Enterprise, “China wants to ‘grab’ the World’s information”

China’s 5G a Global Spying Enterprise, “China wants to ‘grab’ the World’s information”

Foreign affairs expert and Asia analyst Gordon Chang says China wants to ‘grab’ the world’s information. “They are giving subsidized equipment and Beijing is doing this because it wants to grab the world’s information,” he said Thursday of China telecom giant Huawei, which lawmakers and intelligence agencies have accused of undermining national security through alleged corporate […]

President Trump Sees a Sharp Economic Comeback

President Trump Sees a Sharp Economic Comeback

Thursday, President Trump said he is anticipating a major rebound in the coming months and a “spectacular” 2021. Some economists are warning of long-term damage because of the coronavirus, President Trump is predicting a strong Q-4 on pent-up demand consumer demand. Related Story: Seeing a Rapid Economic Recovery, and a Return to Business as Usual […]

‘MAGA Mayday’ Rallies Protesting Nationwide Stay-at-Home Orders

‘MAGA Mayday’ Rallies Protesting Nationwide Stay-at-Home Orders

President Trump: “We risk losing who we are as a nation by completely shutting down the country and the economy.” Pro-Trump group Women for America First will hold “MAGA Mayday” drive-in rallies around the nation Friday to protest stay-at-home orders and push back against “state government tyrants.”  “This will be a ‘drive-in’ rally for freedom. […]

On the Last Day of April Investors Took Some Profits

On the Last Day of April Investors Took Some Profits

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $USO $USD $GLD $VXX Thursday, the market opened in the Red as some profit-taking into April’s month-end happened.  The market has been climbing that wall of worry the last few sessions improving the charts in all 3 major US stock market indexes, and thus turning all Key technical indicators Very Bullish. […]

Take a ‘Magnifique’ Virtual Trip to France

Take a ‘Magnifique’ Virtual Trip to France

France with the 3rd highest rate of coronavirus infections in Europe, remains under lockdown until at least 11 May. Though some of the harshest restrictions will be lifted then, it is likely to take months before things return to normal and tourism is able to resume. So, till then, Francophiles can immerse themselves in French culture from the comfort of home. […]

Sitting on a Pile of Cash? Here is Another Coronavirus Immunology Play, “Take a Shot”

Sitting on a Pile of Cash? Here is Another Coronavirus Immunology Play, “Take a Shot”

$INO Today. Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:INO) was reiterated as Buy and its price target was raised to 17 from 13 at HC Wainwright after announcing promising MERS data that could set the stage for a potential COVID-19 vaccine. My work augurs for a run to 29/30+ if it happens. This is a speculation, if you […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report, All Buys

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report, All Buys

$AMD, $BYD, $LLY, $INO, $JNPR, $MODN, $ROKU These are all Buys if you can manage the risk. Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is our list for Thursday, 30 April, as follows: Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD): […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Portofino Spied with Refreshed Front End

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Portofino Spied with Refreshed Front End

$RACE The Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Portofino prototipo spy shots show a refreshed front end treatment and that’s all, as only covered covered the front fascia. Looking closely at the nose, we see that the headlights have been changed. They do not rise up at the corners like the current Supercar, and in fact the inner corners […]

Thursday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

China stocks rallied Thursday to post their biggest monthly advance since December, after positive trial results for a drug to treat COVID-19 and downbeat data reinforced hopes of further stimulus to bolster the world’s 2nd-largest economy. The blue-chip CSI300 index ended up 1.2% at 3,912.58, while the Shanghai Composite Index closed 1.3% higher at 2,860.08. […]

Florida’s Governor, Ron DeSantis, Plans Reopening

Florida’s Governor, Ron DeSantis, Plans Reopening

Ron DeSantis, the Governor of Florida who was among the last to lock down his state against the US coronavirus outbreak, announced Wednesday he would permit a limited economic reopening next week while leaving restraints intact for the dense greater-Miami area. Under the reopening plan in Florida Governor DeSantis said retail merchants and restaurants can […]

America’s Coffee Shops May Survive this Virus Chaos

America’s Coffee Shops May Survive this Virus Chaos

$SBUX Compare the restaurant apocalypse, to the news coming out of the coffee shop landscape and here is what we see… The scene across much of the American coffee industry right is grim. Cafes nationwide are closed or operating at limited capacity, baristas are furloughed, laid off outright, or working with significant reductions in hrs. […]

Fed Stands Pat on Fed Funds Rates, Laments “Heartbreaking” Damage to America (Video)

Fed Stands Pat on Fed Funds Rates, Laments “Heartbreaking” Damage to America (Video)

Wednesday afternoon, Federal Chairman Powell said the coronavirus has brought the economy to an “abrupt halt” and it was uncertain how long the slowdown would last, as officials held interest rates near Zero, and pledged to keep them there until the nation was back on track. “Economic activity will likely drop at an unprecedented rate […]

US Stock Market is saying, “America is a victim of malpractice by medical advisors”

US Stock Market is saying, “America is a victim of malpractice by medical advisors”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX President Trump will travel to Arizona next week, his 1st trip since 28 March as the coronavirus chaos ramped up in the United States. “I think I’m going to Arizona next week, and we look forward to that,” he told reporters Wednesday during a Q&A session with industry leaders on reopening the […]

Sitting on a Pile of Cash? Here is a Company in the Immunology Field with a 77% Upside Target Mid-term

Sitting on a Pile of Cash? Here is a Company in the Immunology Field with a 77% Upside Target Mid-term

$CGEN Compugen Ltd. (NASDAQ:CGEN) is seen as Buy and the price target at 23. The stock finished at 13.82-0.70 (-4.82%) at close: 4:00p EDT and 13.90 +0.08 (0.58%) Pre-Market: 5:12a EDT All of our Key indicators have turned Very Bullish across the board since 16 April. Key Support is at 11.79 and the Resistance is Nil. Compugen […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report, All Buys

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report, All Buys

$T, $CGEN, $IMAX, $SJM, $KDP, $MTN These are all Buys if you can manage the risk. Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is our list for Wednesday, 29 April, as follows AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) was maintained as […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Announce Q-1 Results on 4 May

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Announce Q-1 Results on 4 May

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) announced Tuesday that its financial results for Q-1 Y 2020 will be released on Monday, 4 May 2020. A live audio webcast and conference call of the 2020 Q-1 results will begin at 2:00p BST / 3:00p CEST / 9:00a EDT on Monday, 4 May. Details for accessing this presentation will be […]

Fresh Air, Sunshine, Walk in the Woods Improve Our Immune System

Fresh Air, Sunshine, Walk in the Woods Improve Our Immune System

Fresh air and sunshine improves our mood, but spending time in the woods boosts your natural killer cells, if there are no woods around, go to a green space, breathe and… Develop the Habits that Support Your Immune System Developing healthy habits is important to support your immune system, reduce the potential for viral infections […]

Wednesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Australian shares rose Wednesday, tracking Asian peers, after coronavirus-induced restrictions slowly eased around the world and as strong domestic inflation data supported sentiment. The country’s headline consumer price index rose in the first quarter to lift annual inflation to 2.2%, its highest reading in five and a half years, but the long-desired pick-up is likely […]

Gold Futures Off Ahead of FOMC Rate Decision

Gold Futures Off Ahead of FOMC Rate Decision

$XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV $USD Gold slipped for a 3rd day running as countries moves toward easing stay at home restrictions and reopening economies lessened desires for safe-haven assets. Spain announced loosening measures after Tuesday’s weekly cabinet meeting. France’s PM to present the blueprint for opening up to the National Assembly. Several US states have […]

More Evidence that the ‘Worst is Over’ in the Stock Market and the Coronavirus

More Evidence that the ‘Worst is Over’ in the Stock Market and the Coronavirus

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX The Big Q: Is the worst behind the stock market after a coronavirus-induced selloff? The Big A: We do not know for sure as officials attempt to restart economies from a self-imposed period of hibernation to curb the spread of the virus, but a chart pairing the infections of the […]

Stock Market Volatility Has Calmed in Here, Small, Midcaps Outperform

Stock Market Volatility Has Calmed in Here, Small, Midcaps Outperform

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX $IWM  Small-caps, mid-caps, and most cyclical sectors outperformed the day. Market volatility has calmed since the extremes of mid-March, and recent moves may augur well for stocks. The Cboe Volatility Index, or VIX, closed below its 2nd-month future Monday for the 1st time since 21 February, going back to a […]

Naples, Italy: The Pizza Ovens are Fired Up, Pizzerias are Open after 8 wks of Lockdown

Naples, Italy: The Pizza Ovens are Fired Up, Pizzerias are Open after 8 wks of Lockdown

“Wood is burning again in Naples” The city’s pizza ovens are up and hot, giving a savory boost to Neapolitans after 2 months of lockdown meant a temporary end to their iconic favorite food. Pizzerias reopened Monday night in the birthplace of pizza but for home delivery only. Whereas pizzerias in Rome and elsewhere were […]

Boris is Back

Boris is Back

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has returned to work at Downing Street, three weeks after being admitted to hospital with coronavirus. Boris Johnson has led the nation in a minute’s silence to pay tribute to the key workers who have died in the fight against the coronavirus. The prime minister, who has returned to work after his own battle with COVID-19, […]

The Future of the Global Economy after COVID19

The Future of the Global Economy after COVID19

What does a post-COVID-19 economy look like? Based on the response we have seen to the crisis so far, some things are already becoming clear. The number of new COVID-19 infections seems to have peaked globally. While testing is quite uneven, this does offer the prospect the apex of the crisis is passing. More attention must be given to the nature […]

The New Ferrari SF90 Stradale Spider in 2021

The New Ferrari SF90 Stradale Spider in 2021

$RACE The spies are out spying: the Ferrari SF90 Stradale is the most powerful and most tech-forward road car to come from the Maranello Outfit. It’s a plug-in hybrid that puts out a combined 986 hp between the boosted V8 and 3 electric motors. And it is getting a convertible brother. These spy pics are our 1st look at what is […]

HEFFX Oil Report

HEFFX Oil Report

A Shock Like No Other: The Impact of COVID-19 on the Oil Markets The outbreak of COVID-19 has been accompanied by widespread declines in global commodity prices. The pandemic represents a unique shock that has a major impact on both the demand and supply of commodities. Oil markets have been most affected, given the collapse […]

Sitting on a Pile of Cash? AutoNation is Setting Up to Mark its 52 wk Highs on ‘The Opening Up’

Sitting on a Pile of Cash? AutoNation is Setting Up to Mark its 52 wk Highs on ‘The Opening Up’

$AN AutoNation Inc. (NYSE:AN) was raised to Buy from Neutral with a 40 price target at Northcoast Research. Shares closed up Monday at 35.79, +6.27% within its 52 wk trading range of 20.59 -53.19, analysts consensus target were at 36.25. AutoNation is the nation’s largest auto dealership chain, and Friday it said that it would […]

A Virtual Tour of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Architectural Masterpieces

A Virtual Tour of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Architectural Masterpieces

A new series of virtual tours offer you the chance to explore Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture from the comfort of your home. The campaign to continue educating and inspiring the public through the digital sphere is also a reminder of the importance of the physical experience of architecture, and an appeal for funding support to heritage sites all over […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report, All Buys

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report, All Buys

$AMZN, $AN, $DDOG, $KBR, $LH, $DGX These are all Buys if you can manage the risk. Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is our list for Tuesday, 28 April, as follows; Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) was reiterated as […]

Tuesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

 Australian shares finished lower Tuesday after the Treasury said it was not working on any new stimulus packages at the moment, while the country readied to relax some restrictions amid a decline in coronavirus cases. The S&P/ASX 200 index ended 0.2% lower to 5313.1 at the close. The benchmark rose 1.5% Monday. New Zealand’s benchmark […]

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) follows gains versus big dollar, ignores $3+ drop in crude prices

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) follows gains versus big dollar, ignores $3+ drop in crude prices

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) follows gains versus big dollar, ignores $3+ drop in crude prices The CAD is modestly firmer versus the USD but gains remain light relative to the AUD and NZD on the day—AUDCAD is trading at its highest levelsince the start of the year. We are bullish on the cross and look […]