Senate Parliamentarian: Democrats Cannot Include $15/hr Minimum Wage in COVID Relief Bill

Senate Parliamentarian: Democrats Cannot Include $15/hr Minimum Wage in COVID Relief Bill

#Senate #COVID #relief $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX #VXX This decision reinforces reconciliation cannot be used as a vehicle to pass major legislative change by either party on a simple majority vote. In a blow to Democrats, the Senate parliamentarian ruled the chamber cannot include Mr. Biden’s proposed $15/hr minimum wage his $1.9-T VirusCasedemic idea he […]

Dealing with Long Covid

Dealing with Long Covid

The United States has launched a major new initiative to study the long-term effects of SARS-CoV-2 infection, and the means of prevention and treatment of individuals who have been sickened by COVID-19, but do not recover fully over a long period of time. The initiative, announced by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) on […]

The Coming Inflation May Be Worse Than the Late 1970’s

The Coming Inflation May Be Worse Than the Late 1970’s

#Fed #inflation $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “Printing money is necessary in a crisis just as long as it is temporary”– Paul Ebeling In Y 2020, Congress and President Trump borrowed to spend about $3.3-T to lift family incomes, boost unemployment benefits, and support businesses, but most new Treasuries were not bought up by private investors. […]

Mr. Biden’s VirusCasedemic Stimulus $1.9-T Idea Contains About 10% for Aid/Relief and $1-T in Pelosi/Schumer ‘Pork’

Mr. Biden’s VirusCasedemic Stimulus $1.9-T Idea Contains About 10% for Aid/Relief and $1-T in Pelosi/Schumer ‘Pork’

#Biden #Pelosi #Schumer #VirusCasedemic #aid #relief #pork “Democrat lawmakers are hoping The People’s attention has been occupied watching a made for TV show trial of President, because they have been loading up a $1.9-T budget reconciliation bill with special interest Pork and other liberal candy“– Paul Ebeling The aid/relief/stimulus pending legislation is scheduled for a […]

Professional Athletes Are Saying They Will Not Take the Vaccine

Professional Athletes Are Saying They Will Not Take the Vaccine

#COVID19 #vaccine #MLB #NFL #NBA COVID-19 vaccine shots are going to be offered to professional sports teams very soon, but a significant number of NBA, NFL and MLB players are saying they are not sure they want the vaccines. According to The WS-J, 75% of NFL players turned down the flu vaccine, even with league […]

Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) is a Buy

Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) is a Buy

Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) (“Baidu” or the “Company”), a leading AI company with strong Internet foundation, today announced unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2020. “Baidu ended 2020 on a solid note with our business benefiting from improving macroeconomic environment and the digitalization of industrial Internet. Our focus on innovation […]

Imax (NYSE:IMAX) Stock Marks 52-Wk High on Booming China Box Office

Imax (NYSE:IMAX) Stock Marks 52-Wk High on Booming China Box Office

#Imax #China #BoxOffice $IMAX Shares in the giant screen exhibitor rose 10% to 20.47 as Chinese language tentpoles ‘Detective Chinatown 3‘ and ‘Hi, Mom’ topped attendance in Chinese theaters. Shares in Imax (NYSE:IMAX) surged after China’s Lunar New Year holiday propelled Detective Chinatown 3 and Hi, Mom to blowout box office performances. Market analysts and hammered North American exhibitors […]

The US is Experiencing an Amazing Economic Recovery

The US is Experiencing an Amazing Economic Recovery

#economic, #recovery “A close review of the data says that the US economy is in a good place in here“– Paul Ebeling Consumer spending is robust and activity in the service and manufacturing sectors is increasing at a faster than expected rate. The labor market stabilized in January, but Thursday’s report on initial jobless claims showed there is continuing pressure for […]

Fed Committed to Bolstering Economy

Fed Committed to Bolstering Economy

#Fed #economy “Fed actions will continue to bolster the US economy as it battles the VirusCasedemic” — Paul Ebeling “Monetary policy will continue to deliver powerful support to the economy until the recovery is complete,” Chairman Powell told the Senate Banking Committee Tuesday and the House Financial Services Committee Wednesday in his bi-annual report to […]

Delusional Psychosis is Gripping the World, it Must End

Delusional Psychosis is Gripping the World, it Must End

#COVID19 #fear #delusion #psychosis #hysteria #insanity #trauma #chaos “Healthy people should never wear masks, social distance or self-isolate. Not only are these strategies unhealthy from a physical standpoint, they also perpetuate the delusional psychosis gripping the nation and therefore must end“–Dr. Mark McDonald According to psychiatrist and medical legal expert Dr. Mark McDonald, the true […]

Happiness Blossoms When Economic Growth is Strong

Happiness Blossoms When Economic Growth is Strong

#happiness #misery #jobs #inflation #employment “The best way to mitigate misery is through economic growth“– Paul Ebeling The human condition fits in a spectrum between ‘miserable’ and ‘happy.’ In the economic space misery flows from high inflation, steep borrowing costs and unemployment. The best way to mitigate misery is through economic growth as happiness blossoms […]

Time to UnMask, OpenUp and Live Free Again

Time to UnMask, OpenUp and Live Free Again

#mask #data #openup There is huge harm happening in these state mandated lockdown and school closure actions, and in the end they do more harm than good to the most vulnerable populations all while the elite and privileged have been packing their portfolios with massive gains during this VirusCasedemic. Regular people are suffering in unprecedented […]

Remote Learning: America’s Children are Getting Depressed, Fat and Sick

Remote Learning: America’s Children are Getting Depressed, Fat and Sick

#children #school #depressed #fat #sick #remote #learning #lockdowns #diabetes #VirusCasedemic #chaos “Closed playgrounds, closed schools, remote learning, no gym class, canceled sports, less exercise, and more snacking are causing American children to gain weight and be at risk for diabetes and asthma“– Paul Ebeling A lot of elementary school-aged kids who are gaining 20 to […]

Coronavirus Variants in USA

Coronavirus Variants in USA

Nearly 1,000 infection cases of coronavirus variants have been reported in a total of 44 U.S. states, according to the latest data of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The vast majority of these cases, 981, were caused by the variant known as B.1.1.7, which was originally detected in Britain. There were […]

Trips People are Waiting to Take

Trips People are Waiting to Take

#travel #trips #VirusCasedemic As each day of social distancing and travel restrictions passes, liesure and adventure travelers wanderlust grows a little stronger. Those faraway places seem more luxurious, big cities seem more exciting, and favorite restaurant’s food seem more delicious. Lots of people are staying at home planning the 1st trip they are going to […]

The Focus is Now on Travel and Leisure Companies

The Focus is Now on Travel and Leisure Companies

#investor #earnings #travel #tourism #leisure $MAR $NCLH $H $HLT $TRIP “The results across the board will not be good, but it is about who is coming back.”– Paul Ebeling Investors are watching this wk’s earnings reports from hotels, cruise lines and other businesses that have been hammered by the VirusCasedemic for indications on which companies […]

Confidence in this Year’s Economic Recovery Soars, Growth Outlook Upgraded

Confidence in this Year’s Economic Recovery Soars, Growth Outlook Upgraded

“Optimism about the world’s economic recovery has raised expectations for future growth and inflation”— Paul Ebeling The US economy recovered at an annualized pace of 33.4% in Q-3 from a record decline of 31.4% in Q-2, grew 4.0% in the 4th Quarter. The US economy is now forecast to slow and grow 2.8% this Quarter, […]

These Vitamins and Minerals Fight the Coronavirus

These Vitamins and Minerals Fight the Coronavirus

”The world is loaded with viruses and bacteria coming into our bodies. If our immune system is working really well, we do not get infected“– Paul Ebeling As COVID-19 seems to continue to be with us experts say is the time to boost your immune system, because people with a stronger nutritional status fight the […]

Investing in This Post-VirusCasedemic Chaos

Investing in This Post-VirusCasedemic Chaos

#investing #VirusCasdemic #COVID19 #Chaos $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX “When the Black Swan flies in savvy investors seek opportunities to develop their portfolios“– Paul Ebeling The COVID-19 casedemic chaos has rearranged so much of how people manage their day-to-day lives and financial investing is included. Lockdowns, shutdowns and stay-at-home orders changed peoples routines, impacted economies and […]

Covid Lockdowns Hurt Britian

Covid Lockdowns Hurt Britian

Britain’s economy shrank by a record 9.9 percent last year on the fallout from the coronavirus, official data showed Friday, but a rapid vaccines rollout has boosted the outlook. Finance minister Rishi Sunak said the economy had suffered a “serious shock” from the Covid-19 global health crisis, despite the data showing second-half growth. Activity was […]

Masking: 1, 2 or 3?

Masking: 1, 2 or 3?

#masks #masking #casedemic #CDC The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) upped the mask-wearing game by declaring that 2X masking with cloth and surgical masks is what The People now need to protect against the COVID-19 casedemic. The mask ensemble should include a tightly fitted surgical mask with a cloth mask over it. […]

The Year of the Ox Looks Golden

The Year of the Ox Looks Golden

#China #LunarNewYear #Ox #gold $XAU $GLD China’s economic recovery from its virus casedemic may offer some encouragement to gold bulls, as expectations are building that jewelry demand will rebound. Jewelry retailers on the Mainland are reporting strong sales recently as consumer are buying online. The slow start to Y 2020 saw demand in China, the world’s biggest […]

Growing Inflation in Food and Fuel ‘Under the Radar’

Growing Inflation in Food and Fuel ‘Under the Radar’

#inflation #food #fuel #FFPI #Fed #money $XAU $XAG $GLD $SLV “The fast inflating price of food and fuel is dangerous, and may have far-reaching societal consequences, hungry people are not happy people” — Paul Ebeling Food prices have been inflating fast since March 2020. The rise is up a lot compared to 3 prior yrs. […]

Box Office: ‘The Little Things’ Tops Domestic Weekend

Box Office: ‘The Little Things’ Tops Domestic Weekend

#BoxOffice $T $CMCSA The crime thriller starring Denzel Washington, Rami Malek and Jared Leto Topped the weekend with about $2.1-M in its 2nd frame. The Los Angeles neo-noir crime drama The Little Things stayed on Top the chart in is 2nd weekend with $2.1-M for an estimated 10-day total of $7.8-M in North America and $13-M globally. […]

ECB Launches New Attack on Sovereignty

ECB Launches New Attack on Sovereignty

European Central Bank (ECB) chief Christine Lagarde on Sunday rejected calls to cancel debts run up by eurozone members to buttress their economies during the Covid-19 crisis as the ECB reinforce their new stranglehold on members. The ECB has taken unprecedented steps to cushion the economic blow from the pandemic in the 19-nation euro area, […]

Not Keen on Skiing? There is Après-Skiing

Not Keen on Skiing? There is Après-Skiing

#skiing #après-skiing While the COVID-19 ‘casedemic’ has forced Ski destinations to change operating protocols, that does not mean Ski season is canceled. The powder will still be fresh, and après-ski offers lots of luxury in ski towns and resorts across America Below is a list luxury après-ski offerings. Ranging from tastes of old luxury, to once-in-a-lifetime experiences that […]

No Customers, this Belgian Restaurateur Serves ‘Dummies’

No Customers, this Belgian Restaurateur Serves ‘Dummies’

#mannequins #customers #restaurateur #Belgian #COVID19 Therese Mahieu is a Belgian restaurateur near Brussels that misses her customers so much since her restaurant was forced to close last October under coronavirus laws, that she replaced them with mannequins. Therese Mahieu began serving glasses of red wine to dummies with wigs, hats and scarves sitting at the […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Beat FY 2020 Analysts Forecasts

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Beat  FY 2020 Analysts Forecasts

#Ferrari $RACE Tuesday,  Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) released its FY 2020 result to the market. The the 1s responders was not positive, shares sold down to 194.24 intraday, or 3.5% to 200 on Tuesday. Citi even turned Bearish! Overall the result was good, even though the factory was shuttered for 7 wks during the virus chaos. Statutory […]

Mr. Biden’s $1.9-T ‘American Rescue Idea’ is Classic Washington Pork

Mr. Biden’s $1.9-T ‘American Rescue Idea’ is Classic Washington Pork

#WallStreet #stocks #record #highs #WashingtonDC #aid/relief/stimulus #pork #Biden $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “Wall Street Bulls closed out a winning wk as the S&P 500 marked its 5th gainer running, and its biggest wkly extension since November 2020“– Paul Ebeling Republican lawmakers decry Mr. Biden’s $1.9-T American Rescue Plan as classic Washington Pork. Both Republican […]

America’s Economy is Resilient and Amazing, it Needs No Wasteful Stimulus

America’s Economy is Resilient and Amazing, it Needs No Wasteful Stimulus

#US #Economy #Stimulus $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “What we are hearing from the MSM that the US economy is in dire straits is simply not true“– Paul Ebeling The American economy is amazingly resilient and does not need aid/relief/stimulus bailouts despite blue state and big city lockdowns. What it needs is to eradicate the […]

Mr. Biden, There are Members of Congress that Do Represent The People, They Demand American Citizens Come First

Mr. Biden, There are Members of Congress that Do Represent The People, They Demand American Citizens Come First

#citizens #American #PresidentTrump #Biden #illegal #immigrants #vaccine #vaccinated “President Trump put American citizens in front of the line for the COVID-19 vaccine” — Paul Ebeling Then came Mr. Biden’s Executive Order Tuesday that will allow illegal immigrants to get vaccinated against COVID-19 some before some American citizens. Demonstrating Mr. Biden’s ‘America Last’ official mindset. It […]

No Deaths By Vaccine

No Deaths By Vaccine

#COVID19 #vaccine #CDC The CDC and other government agencies are monitoring reported reactions to the COVID-19 vaccines and, so far, they have not attributed “a single death” to the vaccines, As the COVID-19 vaccines roll out, reports of deaths after vaccination have popped up in the Europe and the US. But, infectious disease specialists caution […]

The 2 Sides are Far Apart on More Aid/Relief/Stimulus

The 2 Sides are Far Apart on More Aid/Relief/Stimulus

#aid/relief/stimulus #Fed #Treasury #Biden #Democrats #Republicans $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Wednesday, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans upped his support for Mr. Biden’s $1.9-T economic aid/relief/stimulus idea, saying he would rather risk a package that is too big than a smaller package that would mean a slower path to recovery. “If it is too much, […]

Electronics Market a Pandemic Winner

Electronics Market a Pandemic Winner

Consumers around the world boosted spending on electronics last year as the pandemic sparked higher sales of computers, tablets and games consoles, a research report showed Wednesday. Strategy Analytics said consumer electronics revenues increased seven percent last year to $358.5 billion, with consumers snapping up new gadgets for work, learning and play. The report said […]

Demand for Gold, Silver Coins is Straining the US Mint’s Capacity

Demand for Gold, Silver Coins is Straining the US Mint’s Capacity

#USMint #gold #silver #coins $XAU $XAG The United States Mint said Tuesday it was unable to meet surging demand for its gold and silver bullion coins in Y 2020 and through January, due partly to rising chaos demand and plant capacity issues. Sales of US gold bullion coins rose 258% in Y 2020, while silver […]

COVID-19 is a ‘casedemic’ Not a ‘pandemic’

COVID-19 is a ‘casedemic’ Not a ‘pandemic’

#COVID19 #casedemic #pandemic #WHO #AP #Biden Mr. Biden has a history of supporting globalist agendas and the “New World Order,” which is now called the “Great Reset.” That being the case, Mr. Biden became the choice of the technocratic elite pushing the Great Reset or as he has dubbed it: “Build Back Better” agenda to radically decrease […]

First 1 Mask, Next 2 Masks, Then 3 Masks and Now “It Makes No Difference”

First 1 Mask, Next 2 Masks, Then 3 Masks and Now “It Makes No Difference”

#Fauci #mask “There is no data that indicates that that is going to make a difference”– Dr. Anthony Fauci Throughout this medical emergency chaos Dr. Anthony Fauci has vacillated on whether or not masks are important in protecting people from COVID-19 and, if they are, how many are necessary to be protective: 1,2 or 3 […]

Real Food: Smart People Make Every Bite Count

Real Food: Smart People Make Every Bite Count

#food #eating #COVID19, #health “Good nutrition drives overall good health, so prepare and eat Real food‘– Paul Ebeling The past 11 months’ of COVID-19 chaos has had numerous good effects on cognizant people, not the least of which is the renewed focus on preparing and eating Real food at home in a healthy family atmosphere. […]

Gold Demand at 11-yr Lows

Gold Demand at 11-yr Lows

#Gold #demand $XAU $GLD $USD Global demand for gold fell to its lowest mark in 11 yrs in Y 2020 on significant stockpiling by investors and collapsing sales of jewelry. The China Virus chaos transformed the geography of the gold trade, driving gold from Asia to Europe and the US, where investors are the dominant […]

Samsung Profit Jumps

Samsung Profit Jumps

Samsung Electronics, the world’s biggest smartphone and memory chip maker, on Thursday reported a 26-percent rise in fourth-quarter net profits year-on-year, with pandemic-driven working from home boosting demand for devices powered by its chips. The firm said profits in October to December rose 26.4 percent year-on-year to 6.61 trillion won ($5.97 billion). Operating profit rose […]

The Medical Emergency Chaos Brought on a Pet Boom

The Medical Emergency Chaos Brought on a Pet Boom

#pets $CHWY $ZTS Locked down people have adopted 4-legged friends at a rapid pace during The China Virus chaos. This action is driving global pet product sales North of $125-B, according to the data. Pet animals require food, treats and medicine and will continue after The People are all vaccinated. So we can expect spending […]

Mr. Biden’s Virus Plan is President Trump’s Virus Plan

Mr. Biden’s Virus Plan is President Trump’s Virus Plan

#virus #plan #Trump #Biden Mr. Biden spent months on the presidential campaign trail saying he had a superior plan to combat COVID-19. As turns out his plan is really nothing more than President Trump’s plan. “I mean, obviously, that he thinks I like they have to do something,” said , Representative Ronny Jackson, MD (R-TX) […]

Fed Policy Remains Firmly in Economic Rescue Mode, Bulls Continue to Run

Fed Policy Remains Firmly in Economic Rescue Mode, Bulls Continue to Run

#inflation #Fed $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “Inflation numbers this yr may cause headaches for families concerned about food, gas bills and a return to 1970’s-style price spikes“–Paul Ebeling Headline inflation fell from May to June last yr, then spiked in the following months as the recovery began. That will mean higher inflation numbers this […]

Afraid of COVID-19? Think Prevention

Afraid of COVID-19? Think Prevention

#COVID #prevention #fear #Ivermectin #VitaminD #FLCCC Today, in the US, the Frontline COVID-19 Critical Care Alliance (FLCCC) is calling for widespread adoption of Ivermectin, both as a prophylactic and for the treatment of all phases of COVID-19. Preliminary evidence suggest Ivermectin can be useful at all stages of SARS-CoV-2 infection, and its real strength appears […]

Catching COVID-19 Outdoors is Next to Impossible

Catching COVID-19 Outdoors is Next to Impossible

#COVID #outdoors A study estimating concentrations of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in outdoor air determined that the probability of outdoor airborne transmission is exceedingly low. Researchers used aerosol samples collected outdoors in various settings in Wuhan, China, in February 2020. Unlike inside settings where many infected individuals could be in the same small environment, they found […]

The “American Rescue Plan”, Who Gets What, When…

The “American Rescue Plan”, Who Gets What, When…

#aid/relief/stimulus For American citizens struggling financially because of The China Virus chaos Mr. Biden’s economic aid/relief/stimulus package if passed by Congress will provide some relief. The details of the “American Rescue Plan,” a $1.9-T package designed to “rescue the American economy and start beating the virus.” And, hang on, next month he says he will release […]

Niacin May Be the Missing Piece of the COVID-19 Puzzle

Niacin May Be the Missing Piece of the COVID-19 Puzzle

#Niacin #COVID19 Vitamins C and D have garnered much attention in the fight against COVID-19, B vitamins, niacin (B3) in particular can also play an important role. Niacin is a building block of NAD and NADP, which are vital when combating inflammation. B vitamins may play an important role in COVID-19 prevention and treatment, according […]

Yellen, “Spend Big Now, Pay Later”

Yellen, “Spend Big Now, Pay Later”

#Yellen #spend $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX ‘Schoolmarm’ Janet Yellen, Mr. Biden’s nominee for Treasury Secretary, urged lawmakers Tuesday to “act big” on the next virus aid/relief/stimulus package, saying that the benefits outweigh the costs of a higher federal debt burden. Ms. Yellen said she wants to help Americans endure the final months of the […]

Big Tech Advocates for Vaccination Passports

Big Tech Advocates for Vaccination Passports

#COVID #vaccination #passports #BigTech $MSFT $GOOGL $AAPL Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) and some other Big Tech entities are pushing hard for digital COVID-19 vaccination passports that can be used to determine eligibility to board a plane or engage in other “normal life” activities. Dubbed the “Vaccination Credential Initiative (VCI),” the group advocating the passports includes the Mayo […]

International Travel: Negative COVID Test Will Be Required to Enter US

International Travel: Negative COVID Test Will Be Required to Enter US

#International #Travel #COVID19 #test A new federal policy that begins on 26 January 2021, will require all persons headed to the US from international airports to show proof that they are negative for COVID-19 within 3 days before boarding. Dr. Robert R. Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is expected […]

We Cannot Control What Will Go On in a Democrat Controlled Washington, DC, but We Will Predict that Higher Taxes Will Bring on Rampant Inflation

We Cannot Control What Will Go On in a Democrat Controlled Washington, DC, but We Will Predict that Higher Taxes Will Bring on Rampant Inflation

#inflation #taxes #Democrat #Biden #economy $XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV $USD Joe Biden’s 1st 100 days will set the tone for what that the administration wants to accomplish. The new administration’s economic agenda has priorities that may well differ from yours and mine That is not all… The New Republic points out, a newly elected 50-50 Senate “dramatically […]

Americans are Resilient and Courageous, You Cannot Impeach That

Americans are Resilient and Courageous, You Cannot Impeach That

#Americans #resilient #couragous #sentiment #business #startups #PresidentTrump #economy #ChinaVirus “The spike of US business formations in 2H of Y 2020 has been a big surprise“– Paul Ebeling After falling 30% in the wks following the March lockdowns, paperwork filed by prospective businesses started growing in June and finished the year ahead of Y 2019’s tally […]

The Amazing COVID-19 Testing Fraud Exposed (Video)

The Amazing COVID-19 Testing Fraud Exposed (Video)

#COVID19 #testing #fraud #fear The COVID-19 chaos has taught us harsh lessons. It has shown us how easy it is to manufacture panic and control entire populations through deceptive means. Topping the list of deceptive strategies is the use of a test that falsely labels healthy individuals as sick and infectious. This allows mass testing to […]

Box Office: Overall it was a Grim Weekend at the Movies

Box Office: Overall it was a Grim Weekend at the Movies

#BoxOffice #movies #theaters #WW84 #ChinaVirus #chaos #domestic #overseas $T $CMCSA $SNE $LGF.A $DIS Wonder Woman 1984 stayed atop the domestic box office chart in its 3rd frame, but f3ll off steeply. Overall it was a grim weekend for the North American theaters as total revenue was off 93% compared to the same weekend a year ago […]

Best Thailand Travel Instagram Accounts

Best Thailand Travel Instagram Accounts

Thailand Travel, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), in collaboration with Thai Airways International (THAI), Thai hotels Association (THA) and Association of Thai Travel Agents (ATTA), is launching an ‘amazing thailand Plus’ offer for foreign visitors wishing to enter Thailand during the COVID-19 pandemic.  HEFFX offer a “Thai Gold Pass” service to individuals and corporations […]

London Covid-19 Out of Control

London Covid-19 Out of Control

As of January 6, there were 7,034 Covid-19 patients at the city’s hospitals, with 908 of them on lung ventilation, the mayor’s office revealed. The accelerating spread of the illness has put additional pressure on other emergency workers as well, with the city’s Ambulance Service now taking up to 8,000 emergency calls a day, compared […]

Earnings and Jobs Hit by Virus in December

Earnings and Jobs Hit by Virus in December

The latest Paychex | IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch benchmark report reveals the effect of increasing COVID-19 cases on small businesses in the U.S. The Jobs Index shows a slowing of 0.24 percent in December to 94.06, a decrease of 4.18 percent from the year prior. A decline in weekly hours worked and hourly […]

Markets Fear a Biden Administration

Markets Fear a Biden Administration

The Biden Administration will be filled with taxation and regulation that stifle economic growth. Billions will be spent pandering to “Social Causes” and the Socialist push of some Democrats with the support of mainstream media creating an economic downturn within the USA. The dollar fell Wednesday as Democrats claimed the first of two key election […]

2021 World Economy Returns to Growth

2021 World Economy Returns to Growth

The 2021 World Economy is on track to grow by 4 percent in 2021, assuming vaccination for COVID-19 becomes widespread throughout the year, the World Bank Group said in its latest Global Economic Prospects released on Tuesday. “The global economy appears to be emerging from one of its deepest recessions, and beginning a subdued recovery,” […]

Covid19 Vaccine Rollout Falters

Covid19 Vaccine Rollout Falters

Covid19 Vaccine Rollout Falters Should Covid-19 boosters be delayed? Could the dose levels be reduced by half, and would mixing and matching shots made by different makers work just as well? These are questions now facing governments around the world as vaccine rollout falters and the coronavirus continues to rage, spurred on by new variants […]

2021, a Year of Opportunity

2021, a Year of Opportunity

#investmet #opportunity Y 2020 was a year that nobody planned, including analysts, traders, bankers and investors, many of whom were caught off-guard by not having properly diversified portfolios, which left them open to major financial risks. Now, looking ahead to Y 2021, investment headwinds may exceed the tailwinds but, there are more major investment opportunities […]

Vaccine Priority Groups UK

Vaccine Priority Groups UK

Vaccine Priority Groups Principles guiding the prioritisation of the vaccine include scientific evidence, ethics and deliverability. Science should provide the evidence and data on risk of COVID-19 severe morbidity and mortality for different population groups, which underpins prioritisation decisions. From an ethical perspective, prioritisation should maximise benefit and reduce harm, be fair and transparent, and […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan  China stocks opened Y 2021 on a firm note Monday, after a survey pointing to a continued recovery in the world’s 2nd-largest economy boosted investor sentiment. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 1.1% at 5,267.72, the Shanghai Composite Index added 0.9%to 3,502.96, and the tech-heavy start-up board ended up 3.8%, while […]

China is Still a Growth Story

China is Still a Growth Story

China’s foreign trade, with its “dark horse” performance in 2020 amid a pandemic-induced global recession, is expected to further stabilize in 2021, Reuters said in a recent analysis. Quoting several economic experts, the British news outlet wrote in its Chinese online edition that China’s foreign trade is expected to sustain due to an early recovery […]

Fed’s Monetary Policy will Remain Accommodative for “quite some time”

Fed’s Monetary Policy will Remain Accommodative for “quite some time”

#Fed #monetary #policy #accommodative $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX  US economic growth could surge later this year if most Americans are vaccinated against The China Virus, but the gains would unlikely be enough for The Trump Fed to pull back its support, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester said Monday. Even if the vaccines help people […]

Tokyo Sells Off as Virus Emergency Looms

Tokyo Sells Off as Virus Emergency Looms

Tokyo stocks began the new year in volatile form, starting the Monday session up but quickly sinking on reports Japan may call a state of emergency over surging coronavirus cases. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index started the first trading day of the year up 0.53 percent but within an hour it was down 1.07 percent, […]

Singapore Economy Shrinking

Singapore Economy Shrinking

Singapore’s economy suffered its worst ever annual contraction in 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic hammered the city-state’s vital trade and tourism sectors, official data showed Monday. But the 5.8 percent decline was not as bad as feared — official forecasts had predicted a fall of up to 6.5 percent — as economic activity picked up […]

Box Office: 2020 Domestic Box Office Fell 80% to $2.3-B

Box Office: 2020 Domestic Box Office Fell 80% to $2.3-B

#BoxOffice #Domestic #China #movie #business $CMCSA $T China beat North America as the world’s Top moviegoing market for the 1st time. But, no country was spared as global box office revenue fell at lease 72%% including a 70% decliner in China. The official numbers are in and North American box office revenue dove 80% in […]

“The American Economy has been Supercharged”

“The American Economy has been Supercharged”

#PresidentTrump #economy “The American economy has been supercharged, but it needs to eradicate The China Virus and fully reopen”— Paul Ebeling “What we need to do is get the government out of the way. And get this medical emergency chaos behind us. Not raise taxes and regulations, not shut down our oil and gas industries. […]

Online Gambling is a Good Bet in 2021

Online Gambling is a Good Bet in 2021

#gambling #online $CZR $FOX $MGM $PDYPY $WYNN “US online gambling looks to us like 1 of 2021’s better bets“– Paul Ebeling The potential market for internet sports betting could be worth up to $23-B 2X the annual gaming revenue of Nevada casinos. Online betting shops have faced some complex issues in the United States. A […]

The Elites Want Never-ending Lockdowns

The Elites Want Never-ending Lockdowns

#lockdowns #COVID19 “COVID ‘Mutation‘ stories show us that the lockdowns are designed to last forever”–Paul Ebeling As The China Virus nears its 1st-yr anni, governments and health officials keep promising that lockdowns are only temporary. The Big Q: Are they? The Big A: No, the evidence shows that they may have been designed to go […]

Mask Mandates are Without Question, Useless

Mask Mandates are Without Question, Useless

#mask #COVID19 Fact: COVID-19 Cases are Higher with Mask Mandates than Without A new study shows that mask mandates do the opposite of what they are supposed to do, wherein they actually encourage the virus to spread through communities, rather than stop it. Rational Ground looked at COVID-19 cases from 1 May to 15 December […]

State Governors Draconian Lock Down Orders Bring Hardship, Suffering and Death

State Governors Draconian Lock Down Orders Bring Hardship, Suffering and Death

#Lockdowns #deadly #COVID19 “That ’leaders’ across the world transformed into tyrants, believing they had a right to bankrupt their subjects, is the core evil of lockdown.”–Michael P Senger, author of “China’s Global Lockdown Propaganda Campaign.” California Governor Gavin Newsom extends regional stay home-lock down orders in the state for 3 more wks. Of the 5 […]

Archdiocese of New York Bells Toll to Mourn Lost Souls

Archdiocese of New York Bells Toll to Mourn Lost Souls

#RingNYBells #FarewellBells #NYChurchBells The Archdiocese of New York announces that on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 12pm all of the churches throughout the archdiocese, including St. Patrick’s Cathedral, will join together in ringing their bells to remember and honor the 322,000 lives lost to COVID-19 this year in the United States.  The ringing of the bells is […]

The Fed Changed its Playbook for the Market, Things Turned Out Good

The Fed Changed its Playbook for the Market, Things Turned Out Good

#PresidentTrump #ChairmanPowell #Fed #playbook #market #liquidity #coronavirus #chaos $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX The Fed’s response to the coronavirus chaos began on 28 February with a short statement of faith in the economy from Chairman Powell to calm diving financial markets. Within a few wks its actions with those of the White House and Treasury cast […]

Capital Inflow into Emerging Markets in 2021 will be Huge

Capital Inflow into Emerging Markets in 2021 will be Huge

#EmergingMarkets #Capital #inflow #QE $BLK In this world of ultra-low interest rates, the pull of emerging markets is huge, and capital inflows have rebounded in recent months, hitting record highs in November. The world’s biggest asset manager BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) predicts healthy gains in Y 2021 for the sector. QE (Quantitative easing), until recently a Key […]

A Billion+ China Virus Masks Have Wound Up in the Oceans

A Billion+ China Virus Masks Have Wound Up in the Oceans

#Mask #ChinaVirus #Oceans #environment #pollution “Once plastic enters the marine environment, it’s very difficult to move,” said Dr. Teale Phelps Bondaroff, director of research for OceansAsia. “What’s remarkable is we weren’t finding face masks before COVID,”– said Dr. Bondaroff. As mask mandates continue around the world a new type of environmental pollution is spreading as fast […]

US M&A activity to accelerate in 2021 and beyond

US M&A activity to accelerate in 2021 and beyond

– Stronger than expected rebound in US M&A value since July 2020 likely to continue into 2021. – Despite a pandemic-fueled M&A decline in the first half, 2020 ranks 6th for largest US transactions’ value in the post global financial crisis 2007-2008 period. – COVID-19 has accelerated the urgency for digital transformation, a key driver […]

A Statement From President Trump

A Statement From President Trump

#PresidentTrump #WhiteHouse #ThePeople As President of the United States it is my responsibility to protect The People of our country from the economic devastation and hardship that was caused by The China Virus. I understand that many small businesses have been forced to close as a result of harsh actions by Democrat-run states. Many people […]

Statement from Cardinal Dolan on the Covid-19 Relief Bill

Statement from Cardinal Dolan on the Covid-19 Relief Bill

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, released the following statement today following President Trump’s signing of the Covid-19 relief act. “A Christmas season thank you to our elected officials – the House, the Senate, and the President – for passing the urgently needed Covid-19 relief act, which will help to protect all Americans, especially […]

President Trump Brilliantly Outmaneuvered Speaker Pelosi…

President Trump Brilliantly Outmaneuvered Speaker Pelosi…

#PresidentTrump #SpeakerPelosi “President Trump is a political genius, he has a mind that assimilates things in 4 dimensions in color that he uses brilliantly.”– Paul Ebeling “The Biden Cabinet is shaping up to be a direct return of the old Obama administration, not a business man aboard” — Economist/political analyst Bruce WD Barren “If Joe […]

Vietnam Economic Slowdown

Vietnam Economic Slowdown

Vietnam on Sunday reported economic growth of 2.91 percent in 2020, the slowest rate in more than 30 years as the country battled the coronavirus pandemic. The communist state has long been among Asia’s fastest-growing economies, and the 2020 figure marked a sharp fall from last year’s GDP growth of seven percent. But Vietnam’s performance […]

President Trump’s Christmas Message to The People Vs Candidate Biden’s

President Trump’s Christmas Message to The People Vs Candidate Biden’s

#PresidentTrump #Christmas #message #ThePeople #JoeBiden In his official Christmas Day message, President Trump focused on the positive. Presidential candidate Biden talked of gloom and doom. President Trump and Joe Biden delivered starkly different Christmas Day messages Friday, with candidate Biden emphasizing the pain that the COVID-19 chaos has wrought on some and reminding Americans of “our common […]

Bitcoin Up over 600% Off of Its March Lows

Bitcoin Up over 600% Off of Its March Lows

#Bitcoin $BTC $USD BTC marked 25,000 for the 1st just a wk after breaking 24,000 The price continued its recent Northside pace, breaking 25,000 Friday night and setting a new all-time high of 25,914.46 Saturday morn, before fading to 25,669.62, + 6.18% on the day. YTD BTC is up more than 250% Bitcoin, BTC to […]

WHO Says Some People Must Not Celebrate Christmas

WHO Says Some People Must Not Celebrate Christmas

#Christmas #WHO #COVID19 #chaos The World Health Organization (WHO) is already advising families to forgo Christmas gatherings. The “safest bet” for some families will be not to have family gatherings this Christmas in order to stop the spread of the coronavirus, said the WHO’s technical lead for COVID-19. “In some situations, the difficult decision not […]

Americans are Buying more Gift Cards than Ever Before

Americans are Buying more Gift Cards than Ever Before

#Christmas #Americans #retail #giftcards #online #spending $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “Americans are on pace to buy more gift cards that ever before, with gift-card spending this Christmas Holiday Season expected to rise 19% compared to last year“– Paul Ebeling Note: Thursday, Christmas Eve in the US will have a shortened trading session. As the […]

President Trump Wants Aid for Americans, and Threatens to Veto ‘Over Porked’ Aid/Relief/Stimulus Bill

President Trump Wants Aid for Americans, and Threatens to Veto ‘Over Porked’ Aid/Relief/Stimulus Bill

#PresidentTrump #aid/relief/stimulus #Americans Trump Will Not Sign Stimulus Bill, Calls for $2,000 Direct Payments to Americans “Congress needs to pass a pandemic stimulus bill that includes $2,000 direct payments to Americans or else President will veto it” — Paul Ebeling “Congress found plenty of money for foreign countries, lobbyists, and special interests,” President Trump said on Tuesday night. […]

Earn Bitcoin Cash: BCH/USD (BCH=) While You Sleep

Earn Bitcoin Cash: BCH/USD (BCH=) While You Sleep

$BCH #BitcoinCash #Crypto #Cryptocurrencies #FX #TheLuckyClub Bitcoin CashTicker: BCH=Price: $309.78 Make Money While You Sleep – Join Now to Earn Passive Income Generated from your Crypto Assets and our Fintech. Technical Indicators Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable […]

President Trump in a Few Years has Established a Legacy Like No Other in Modern Times

President Trump in a Few Years has Established a Legacy Like No Other in Modern Times

#PresidentTrump #Legacy One of the 1st things President Donald J. Trump when he moved into the Oval Office in Y 2017 was hang a heroic portrait of Andrew Jackson, the populist President who fought duels, hated the press, accused economic elites of corruption, and became a folk hero to the American working class American historians […]

Republicans and Democrats Align with President Trump’s Hard Line on Chinese Stocks

Republicans and Democrats Align with President Trump’s Hard Line on Chinese Stocks

#PresidentTrump #Republicans #Democrats #Chinese #stocks $BABA $PDD $PTR Friday, President Trump signed legislation that will kick Chinese companies off US stock exchanges unless they adhere to American auditing standards. The Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act (The Act) bars securities of foreign companies from being listed on any US exchange if they have failed to comply with the US […]

The Technocrat Elite Vs The Rest of Us, President Trump has Taken a Key Step Against Technocracy in Education

The Technocrat Elite Vs The Rest of Us, President Trump has Taken a Key Step Against Technocracy in Education

#technocrats #freedom #privacy #education #socialengineering #GreatReset #COVID #chaos “When people can do what they want, consumer demand ultimately drives commerce, not so in a technocratic society” — Paul Ebeling” Technocracy is not based on common pricing mechanisms such as supply and demand or free commerce. Instead, the economy of technocracy is based on energy resources, […]

Animal Companions Help People Overcome Anxiety, if You Cannot Keep a Pet, Try Bibliotherapy

Animal Companions Help People Overcome Anxiety, if You Cannot Keep a Pet, Try Bibliotherapy

#Dog #pet #books #anxiety “Keeping a pet at home can really help to overcome anxiety in this virus chaos”— Paul Ebeling Animal companions have a proven positive effect on mental health and can be a way to reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety. Keeping a dog, cat, bird or frog can help improve heart rate […]

Copper’s Price Signaling Super-cycle in Key Commodities

Copper’s Price Signaling Super-cycle in Key Commodities

#Copper #growth $CU $XAU $USO $OIL $USD $GS $BLK $FCX “We have all of the Key signs of a Super-cycle, metals marking multi year highs, the weaker USD, Crude Oil reaching $50bbl, and rising global liquidity“– Paul Ebeling Copper (CU) topped $8,000/ton (3.69/lb) for the 1st time in more than 7 yrs, with Goldman Sachs […]

US Big Banks are Strong, Dividends and Buybacks to Resume, Stock Indexes Rebalanced on Quad Witching

US Big Banks are Strong,  Dividends and Buybacks to Resume, Stock Indexes Rebalanced on Quad Witching

#banks #dividends #buybacks $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX “Quarterly rebalancing of S&P 500, annual reconstitution of the NAS Comp 100, Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) inclusion into the S&P 500 after the close, quadruple-witching options expired“– Paul Ebeling  The big US banks have enough capital to withstand over $600-B in losses from a short, sharp economic slump, as well as a moderate […]

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