S&P 500 Marks Best Quarter Since 1998 with 20% Gainer, DJIA Good Too, NAS Comp Fares Better!

S&P 500 Marks Best Quarter Since 1998 with 20% Gainer, DJIA Good Too, NAS Comp Fares Better!

#SP500 #stimulus #economy #Trump #Bulls $SPY $SPX $DIA #QQQ The S&P 500 rallied Tuesday to finish higher and biggest its biggest Quarterly percentage gainer in more than 20 yrs as improving economic data boosted investor beliefs that the aid/relief/stimulus backed rebound for the US economy was is happening. Coming off a Bear dive of 20% […]

Gold Price Tops $1,800 oz, Posting its Best Quarter in 4 yrs

Gold Price Tops $1,800 oz, Posting its Best Quarter in 4 yrs

#gold #COMEX #coronavirus #bullion #metal #inflation #HefCap #Fed $XAU $GLD Gold futures rose above 1,800 oz for the 1st time in more than 8 yrs as low interest rates, China tensions and virus chaos are driving demand for the precious Yellow metal as a safe-haven. Bullion for August delivery rose as much as 1.3% to […]

Hardest Hit US Businesses President Trump’s Next Aid/Relief Focus (Video)

Hardest Hit US Businesses President Trump’s Next Aid/Relief Focus (Video)

#aid/relief #businesses #rally #Fed #FOMC #Congress #PPP #economy #PresidentTrump $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Fed Chairman Powell and Treasury Secretary Mnuchin testified before the House Financial Services Committee about the measures taken to support the economy. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Congress Tuesday that The Trump Administration wants the next round of economic aid/relief to […]

Wednesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

#world #stock #markets #AsiaPacific Australian shares started the financial year on a positive note The S&P/ASX 200 index was up 0.6% at 5,934.40 at the close of trade, helped by a burst of late-buying after the Bell. The benchmark ended 1.4% firmer Tuesday after a senior central bank official said the economy would need “considerable” […]

Swine Flu May Cause Next Pandemic

Swine Flu May Cause Next Pandemic

#SWINEFLU #PANDEMIC #CHINA #PIGS Chinese researchers studying influenza viruses among pig populations between 2011 and 2018 conducted 30,000 nasal swabs from animals in 10 provinces – and found 179 swine flu viruses, the majority of which were of a new kind. The study described pigs as important “mixing vessels” for pandemic influenza viruses, adding that […]

Study: 81% May Already Be Immune to SARS-CoV-2

Study: 81% May Already Be Immune to SARS-CoV-2

#coronavirus #immune #protections #viral #infections A new study pre-published online shows that as many as 81% of individuals may already have immunity to SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes C-19. Researchers looked at cell markers CD4+ and CD8+ cell-mediated immunity, which scientists use to determine protection from viral infections. Study authors said: “Cross-reactive SARS-CoV-2 T-cell epitopes […]

US Still Seeing V-Shaped Recovery Despite Some Setbacks

US Still Seeing V-Shaped Recovery Despite Some Setbacks

#VShapedRecovery #economy #C19coronavirus #recovery #NYSE #stockmarket #rally #bullish #resiliance $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX The US economy is displaying remarkable resilience and is still seeing a “V-shaped recovery” despite some setbacks in efforts to reopen state economies that had been shuttered by the C-19 coronavirus. “At the moment, the story looks very good. We are […]

Tuesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Asian shares rose Tuesday after data showed China’s manufacturing sector grew more than expected in June, a hopeful sign for a global economy still struggling to recover from the impact of the C-19 coronavirus chaos. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares sans Japan was up 0.9%, US stock futures, the S&P 500 e-minis, advanced 0.23% […]

Box Office:Movie Theater Reopening Plans Face Uncertainty

Box Office:Movie Theater Reopening Plans Face Uncertainty

#boxoffice #movie #theater #coronavirus #valuations #Hollywood #stocks #studios $AMC $DIS $CMCSA $CNK $MCS $IMAX Cinema giants have seen their market valuations hammered this year. The shutdown of circuits due to the C-19 coronavirus chaos resulted mass closings, release delays, liquidity concerns and a premium VOD disputes. Despite a controversy about face mask requirements, things seemed to be looking up […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Squad Prepared for the Austrian Grand Prix

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Squad Prepared for the Austrian Grand Prix

#Ferrari #Scuderia #Austria # Grand Prix #F1 #cars $RACE As part of the protocols introduced due to the C-19 coronavirus, F1 teams have had to cut back on the number of staff members allowed at races. An overall limit on personnel allowed to work on the car has been replaced with a limit on total team […]

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

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

#buy #sell #trade #hold #avoid #Wall Street $AMZN, $DKNG, $EBAY, $HLT, $NTAP, $QDEL 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. These reports cover stocks to buy Below is our list for Monday, 29 June, as follows: Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) saw its […]

Monday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Australian shares closed 1.5% lower Monday, with financials and energy stocks leading the declines. The S&P/ASX 200 index end down 1.5% to 5,815.0, its lowest close since 15 June. In New Zealand, the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index rose 1.1% at 11,252.54 as utility and healthcare stocks gained. Japanese shares fell Monday, tracking Wall Street’s retreat […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Americans Holding a Huge ‘Pile of Cash’

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Americans Holding a Huge ‘Pile of Cash’

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX #Paul Ebeling #Wall Street #recovery #cash #technicals #patterns #Fed #Bulls Last Week’s Action The indexes are in consolidation mode, and the leaders are leading pulling back and testing their moves, the trend is up and the Bulls are still in charge. Financials received bids ahead of the release of the […]

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Setting Up a Site to Rate Journalists and Editors

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Setting Up a Site to Rate Journalists and Editors

$TSLA Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) criticized the media in a series of Twitter posts he Tweeted Wednesday. “The holier-than-thou hypocrisy of big media companies who lay claim to the truth, but publish only enough to sugarcoat the lie, is why the public no longer respects them,” Mr. Musk said. Musk added that he will start a website […]

Signature Real Estate is Back, Housing Market Recovers

Signature Real Estate is Back, Housing Market Recovers

The luxury side of the housing market is getting strong again, according to a new report.  Potential homebuyers with big money have been sitting on the sidelines due to The China Virus quarantines and lockdowns. But as the country reopens, they are house hunting, according to a new report by Realtor.com released Thursday. “After being […]

US Stock Market Ignores Civil Unrest

US Stock Market Ignores Civil Unrest

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX Historically social unrest issues have very little long-term impact on stock markets. During prior periods of civil unrest and protests, markets similarly largely ignored tumultuous events. After the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. in Y 1968, markets dipped briefly on the day of his death, down 0.5% from 4-5 April, […]

The Bulls are in Charge on Wall Street: 3 Key Indicators

The Bulls are in Charge on Wall Street: 3 Key Indicators

$XAU $SPY $VIX $VXX The last few months have been super for the US stock market and for gold Few thought in March that the S&P 500 would be back above 3,000, the DJIA would be back above 25,000 and the NAS would mark new all-time highs in late June. As we roll into the Summer Doldrums there are signs of […]

US Stock Market: Cross Current Sentiment Explained

US Stock Market: Cross Current Sentiment Explained

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $$GLD $XAU $VXX The Bulls are clearly in control on Wall Street, but the US stock market sentiment data picture is confusing for many participants now, as there is lots of professional of pessimism about current stock pricing Vs retail optimism. It is a tug-of-war scenario. This shows up in the […]

Take a Scottish Train Ride on The Jacobite at Home

Take a Scottish Train Ride on The Jacobite at Home

Still staying at home? Then do some armchair traveling in Scotland this weekend, take a train ride. 12th-Century castles, historic distilleries, Michelin-Star’d restaurants, and high-quality cashmere, there are so many reasons people vacation in Scotland.  While we cannot fly across the Atlantic yet, there are ways to experience the history-rich, culture-filled country from the comfort of […]

F1: Face Masks Big Challenge for Ferrari Staff and Pit Crew

F1: Face Masks Big Challenge for Ferrari Staff and Pit Crew

$RACE As teams ready for the 1st race of the F1 season at the Austrian Grand Prix next weekend sans track fans, teams have/are running tests to try to get used to a new way of working. All competitors are braced for logistical difficulties and work to take longer because of social distancing requirements. Ferrari […]

Friday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Japanese shares bounced back Friday, tracking overnight Wall Street gains, with banks leading the rally in both markets, after US regulators’ decision to ease some rules allayed fears over a spike in fresh virus cases. The benchmark Nikkei average rose 1.1% at 22,512.08, on the wk, the index gained 0.1%. The broader Topix rose 1% […]

The China Virus Will Not Shut Down the US Economy Again

The China Virus Will Not Shut Down the US Economy Again

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Thursday, Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said the US economy will not shut down again and cripple the strong economic recovery. Mr. Kudlow said there will be “spikes and hot spots,” that might force shutdowns “in individual places or certain stores.” But the American people will/can “have to […]

Qantas is Just the Beginning of the Australian Dollars Trouble

Qantas is Just the Beginning of the Australian Dollars Trouble

#FX #AUDUSD #AUD #AUSTRALIA Already over taxed and under serviced the Aussie worker is taking on an increasing amount of debt via Government bail-out and assistance programs. Afer making themselves dependent on China they now find themselves at odds with their self appointed benefactor. Government Debt to GDP in Australia averaged 24.41 percent from 1989 […]

Thursday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Australian shares closed 2.5% lower Thursday, snapping a 4-day winning streak, as rising concerns about a resurgence of C-19 coronavirus cases. The S&P/ASX 200 index ended 2.5% lower at 5,817.7 in its worst session since 12 June. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index declined 1.2% or 135.05 pts to 11,124.36.  Japanese stocks ended at a […]

In France: Eiffel Tower Reopens after a 3-month China Virus Closure

In France: Eiffel Tower Reopens after a 3-month China Virus Closure

The Eiffel Tower Thursday welcomed back visitors after The China Virus outbreak caused the Paris landmark into its longest period out of action since WWII. Visitors can access the 1,062 ft tower only via staircases until early July, with elevators off-limits for the time being because of safety considerations. In addition, visitors are not allowed […]

Corona-virus Update

Corona-virus Update

#coronavirus #travel #latestnews #economy #usa More than 78,000 people were diagnosed with COVID-19 in the US and in Brazil alone Wednesday, as the IMF laid out the unprecedented economic devastation caused by the global pandemic and the WHO warned the number of infections could reach 10 million worldwide within the next week. As many countries […]

Arts & Crafts in North America on Recovery Track

Arts & Crafts in North America on Recovery Track

$MIK Michaels Companies (NASDAQ:MIK) is the largest Arts & Crafts retail chain in North America, it also owns several brands that enable it to offer arts, crafts, framing, floral, home décor and seasonal merchandise to decorators. MIK has made an impressive recovery during the last 3 months off a 18 March closing low at 1.00/share. […]

Baked in Q-2 Earnings are Off, the Stock Market Will Continue North

Baked in Q-2 Earnings are Off, the Stock Market Will Continue North

$SPY The S&P 500 is cheaper than many think, meaning more profitable. The stock market is cheaper and profitability is better than the pundits would have us believe. The deep dive baked into Q-2 consensus earnings understates the real core earnings of many US companies. Here I show where there is Northside in the overall […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is Testing at Mugello

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is Testing at Mugello

$RACE Ferrari drivers Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc put a F1 car through its paces for the 1st time since preseason at a test at Mugello Tuesday. Messer Vettel and Leclerc split duties in the team’s Y 2018 car, the SF71H, at the Tuscany circuit, which has been slated as a possible late addition to […]

US New Home Sales Spike 16.6%, Economy Reopens

US New Home Sales Spike 16.6%, Economy Reopens

$TOL $LEN $KB Sales of new homes rose a strong 16.6% in May with the reopening of major parts of the country fueling healthy activity in the US housing market. The Commerce Department reported Tuesday that sales of new single-family homes rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 676,000 last month. That was a much better […]

Gold Bugs Should Prepare for ‘All Evils’

Gold Bugs Should Prepare for ‘All Evils’

$XAU $GLD $USD The Latin phrase Premeditatio Malorum tells us to prepare for all evils, and that means to prepare investment portfolios for all risks. It may take more time than most expect for the world economy to recover from the psychological and financial impacts of The China Virus chaos. But what that chaos proved was that […]

Expert Sees US Inflation Remaining Low for Years

Expert Sees US Inflation Remaining Low for Years

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Inflation in the US is likely to come back slowly, keeping the Fed from raising interest rates for an extended period. Over the next couple of years, prices are likely to increase to the 2.3% to 2.4% level, as the Fed has learned its lesson from past interest rate increases […]

US Seeing a ‘Big V-shaped’ Economic Rebound Ahead

US Seeing a ‘Big V-shaped’ Economic Rebound Ahead

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX The US the economy has started to benefit from a V-shaped recovery Markets are benefiting from both liquidity and optimism that the C-19 coronavirus chaos will fade away or be contained. But, it take some time before we come all the way up and get back to Y 2019 marks. […]

Sitting on a Cash Pile 2.0? Plexiglass is Back in Favor, Watch for an IPO

Sitting on a Cash Pile 2.0? Plexiglass is Back in Favor, Watch for an IPO

Spartech, a private company, Paulding, Ohio Plant Powers Up Plexiglass Production, Job Opportunities As Demand for Clear Protective Barriers Skyrocket During Coronavirus With demand for clear barriers increasing during the C-19 coronavirus, Spartech’s Paulding, Ohio plant swiftly pivoted to plexiglass, and now has plans to immediately hire over 20 new full time employees. Spartech, a […]

Monday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Australian shares finished flat to little changed Monday, rebounding from a 1% drop earlier in the session as fears of 2nd China Virus wave kept investors on the sidelines, with gains among gold miners offset by losses in tech and energy stocks. The S&P/ASX 200 index ended 0.03% higher at 5,944.5 pts in a 2nd […]

Wall Street Analysts Raising Price Targets on Leading Companies

Wall Street Analysts Raising Price Targets on Leading Companies

$AAL, $ADBE, $AVGO, $DLTR, $LEN, $KMX, $EBAY, $SPY Wall Street analysts have price targets by 16% or more on 9 S&P 500 companies, including like Lennar (LEN) and American Airlines (AAL) plus tech Adobe (ADBE), 6 of the 9 are leading S&P 500 companies with a Composite Rating of 90 or higher. That’s according our analysis of data from S&P Global […]

US in V-shaped Economic Recovery, Financial Markets Ignore Social Issues

US in V-shaped Economic Recovery, Financial Markets Ignore Social Issues

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX “The financial market is a reflection of the world it operates in, the essential meaning of the wisdom of money in action, expressed through buying and selling companies’ shares, it is always right.” Economist John Maynard Keynes likened the stock market to a beauty contest in which competitors try to pick […]

Fed Vice Chairman Sees No Asset Value ‘Bubble’

Fed Vice Chairman Sees No Asset Value ‘Bubble’

Friday, the #2 official at the Fed said that he does not see signs of inflation in asset values in financial markets. Asked in a TV interview if he saw unintended consequences or new bubbles stemming from the strong Fed policy response to the C-19 coronavirus chaos, Fed Vice Chairman Richard Clarida replied: “I certainly […]

More Government Support Needed to Bolster US Economy, It is Coming

More Government Support Needed to Bolster US Economy, It is Coming

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX The continuing uncertainty brought on by the C-19 coronavirus chaos may hamper the US economic rebound from instant recession, and more fiscal and monetary support will likely be needed, Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren said Friday. Mr. Rosengren repeated his view that the US unemployment rate will likely be […]

JPMorgan Raises Auto Sector Price Targets on ‘V-shaped’ Recovery

JPMorgan Raises Auto Sector Price Targets on ‘V-shaped’ Recovery

$RACE $F $GM $TSLA $JPM The US auto market is back on track as fast as it fell, making the V-shaped recovery real. New vehicle sales and used vehicle prices are recovering in May and June almost as fast as they declined in March and April, according to JPMorgan. “We didn’t call it, nor did […]

Gold is Undervalued, Balanced Portfolios Should Own Some, Some Silver Too

Gold is Undervalued, Balanced Portfolios Should Own Some, Some Silver Too

$XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV $USD $GS Goldie raises 12-month gold forecast by 11% to $2,000 oz; Silver’s 12-month forecast at $22 oz Gold prices are likely to reach $2,000 oz in 12 months on the back of low real interest rates and concerns over currency debasement, even as developed markets emerge from C-19 coronavirus chaos […]

Friday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

 Australian shares gained Friday helped by energy stocks that tracked higher Crude Oil prices, although worries remained about a 2nd wave of C-19 coronavirus infections around the world. The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.73% at 5,979.9 in early trade and hit its highest since 11 June. In New Zealand, the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index rose […]

No Face Mask? You May Get Banned From Flying

No Face Mask? You May Get Banned From Flying

$AAL $UAL Just In: United Airlines (NYSE:UAL) announced that passengers who refuse to wear masks will be put on an internal no-fly list and will be banned from boarding future flights. The airline said the policy will start taking effect Thursday and last for a minimum of 60 days, adding that the policy is being put into […]

US Mortgage Rates Drop to Record Low 3.13% for 30-Yr Home Loans

US Mortgage Rates Drop to Record Low 3.13% for 30-Yr Home Loans

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX US mortgage rates fell to a record low for the 4th time since the C-19 coronavirus chaos began disturbing financial markets earlier this year. The average for a 30-yr fixed-rate home loan was 3.13%, down from 3.21% last week and a low point in almost 50 yrs of data-keeping by […]

William Ackman Got it Right, Vision is Key!

William Ackman Got it Right, Vision is Key!

$A, $LOW, $SBUX, $HLT, $PK, $BX, $BRK.A, $SPY, $SPX William Ackman’s hedge fund posted double-digit gains at a time many portfolios sunk with the economy during the C-19 coronavirus chaos, after the billionaire investor deployed cash into a number of companies he already owned and sold Berkshire Hathaway. The public and private funds at Pershing […]

Marty Zweig: “Don’t fight the Fed and Don’t fight the Tape”

Marty Zweig:  “Don’t fight the Fed and Don’t fight the Tape”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX From Marty’s advice I minted my own that I have closed nearly every weekly Redroadmaster Report for the past 22 yrs: “Always take what the market gives.” Often followed by: “Tune out the Noise!“ What that means Don’t fight the Fed means that you cannot fight a Fed boss who intends […]

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

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

$PINE $AMZN, $BZUN, $GOLD, $CSX, $HD, $IMVT, $KAR, $LOW, $MNTA, $NEM, $PAAS, $V 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. These reports cover stocks to buy Below is our list for Thursday, 18 June, as follows: Alpine Income Property Trust Inc. […]

Thursday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

China stocks firmed Thursday as policymakers assured investors that the economy is gradually recovering from the C-19 coronavirus chaos, while pledging more reforms and liquidity to bolster capital markets. At the midday break, the Shanghai Composite index was up 0.03% at 2,936.88 pts, while China’s blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.46%. The smaller Shenzhen index was […]

Bank of England Unveiled Big Stimulus Plan to Bolster UK Economy

Bank of England Unveiled Big Stimulus Plan to Bolster UK Economy

Just In: Bank of England increases its bond-buying programme to GGP 745-B from GBP 645-B, keeps benchmark interest rate at 0.1% The Bank of England (BoE) is set to introduce another big stimulus for the US economy Thursday to ease the chaos of the medical malpractice instant recession. The BoE will join its counterparts around […]

US Housing Market Will Be a Leader in Economic Recovery Plus…

US Housing Market Will Be a Leader in Economic Recovery Plus…

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX … recently released figures indicate that retail sales in May increased by 17.7%, and that is the biggest monthly gainer ever. This number re-enforces the forecast that a V shaped recovery from the instant recession has begun. This means that as construction reopens we seeing the positives. Housing starts rose […]

NASA’s Newest Mars Rover Pays Homage to Healthcare Teams Fighting C-19 Coronavirus

NASA’s Newest Mars Rover Pays Homage to Healthcare Teams Fighting C-19 Coronavirus

The next NASA Mars rover will honor healthcare workers on the front lines of the C-19 coronavirus chaos around the world. With next month’s launch, the space agency revealed a commemorative plate attached to the rover, named Perseverance. The rover team calls it the C-19 Perseverance plate. The black and white aluminum plate, 3-by-5 ins shows planet […]

Wednesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Australian shares advanced Wednesday as hopes for a fast global economic recovery rose after a record rise in US retail sales. The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.83% at 5,991.8 pts at the close. The benchmark rose 3.9% Tuesday. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index rose 3.5% to finish the session at 11,334.31. Wednesday at the […]

Confidence Among US Single-family Homebuilders Up More Than Expected in June…

Confidence Among US Single-family Homebuilders Up More Than Expected in June…

…signaling that the worst of the economic downturn is over as the country reopens after C-19 coronavirus chaos lockdowns. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index rose 7 pts to 37 in May after a record fall in April. June’s increase was the biggest on record for the index and followed a 7-pt uptick in June. […]

Like March 2009, My Work Shows Big Northside Ahead for US Stocks

Like March 2009, My Work Shows Big Northside Ahead for US Stocks

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX I expect stocks to consolidate in an uptrend the Bull run off the 23 March lows then rally into the end of the year. I have been tracking the Y’s 2009-2020 action since the March C-19 coronavirus chaos, and it looks uniquely the same. If I am right, we will […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Super Cars, Super Stock

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Super Cars, Super Stock

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is not like any other automakers. To understand Ferrari you must think of it as a company with a different peer group, it is a luxury goods company with perhaps the world’s #1 Luxury Brand. Ferrari should not be valued by analysts as an automaker Former Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne was right […]

Tuesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Australian shares rose the most in more than 2 months Tuesday as the Fed’s move to start buying corporate bonds and upbeat remarks from the domestic central bank boosted investor confidence. The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 3.89% at 5,942.3 points at the close of trade, snapping 3 straight sessions of losses. In New Zealand, the […]

C-19 Coronavirus Will NOT Shutdown the US Economy Again

C-19 Coronavirus Will NOT Shutdown the US Economy Again

Monday, the White House National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow declared that even though there has been an uptick in C-19 coronavirus numbers in several states due to expanded testing, it’s “something that is controllable” and The Trump Administration does not intend to close down the economy.  “I have been in touch with our health […]

President Trump’s Fed and Treasury Backs This Economic Recovery 100%

President Trump’s Fed and Treasury Backs This Economic Recovery 100%

Monday, the Fed said that it will begin buying individual corporate bonds under its Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facility, an emergency lending program that to date has purchased only ETFs. Saying it will follow a diversified market index of US corporate bonds created expressly for the facility. The Fed built the index internally, itd detail […]

This Bull Recovery Run Signals Buy Stocks

This Bull Recovery Run Signals Buy Stocks

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX This stock market rally has more to run and investors are under-pricing the scale of the world’s C-19 coronavirus chaos recovery “While the last four months have been exceptional, we think that this cycle has been, and will be, more ‘normal’ than appreciated,” said Morgan Stanley’s chief cross-asset strategist in […]

Some of the Stocks that Retail Buyers are Bullish On

Some of the Stocks that Retail Buyers are Bullish On

$GS $PENN $F $GM $TSLA $MGM $AAPL $FB $GPRO $MRO $NVDA $SNAP, $MRNA $RCL Retail investors have stepped up their participation in the stock market lately, they are outperforming the professionals. A basket of stocks that have been bought by individual investors since the bottom of the C-19 coronavirus chaos-induced selloff on 23 March has […]

C-19 Coronavirus is Not Mutating into a More Dangerous Form

C-19 Coronavirus is Not Mutating into a More Dangerous Form

The C-19 coronavirus is not mutating to become more dangerous, World Health Organization (WHO) officials announced at a briefing last Wednesday. “As it is a coronavirus, it is an RNA virus so there are normal changes in this virus that one would expect over time,” said Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, WHO infectious disease epidemiologist. “None of these changes so far indicate […]

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

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

$COP, $GM, $LSPN, $TTWO 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. These reports cover stocks to buy Below is our list for Monday, 15 June, as follows: ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) was reinstated with a Buy rating at Jefferies. The 52-wk trading range […]

Monday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Around the region, MSCI’s Asia sans Japan stock index was weaker by 0.75% while Japan’s Nikkei index was down 1.28%. Australian shares closed at their lowest marks in 3 wks Monday due to a healthy pull back in this Bull run. The S&P/ASX 200 index ended 2.2% lower to 5,719.8, its lowest close since 25 […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Optimism is Key

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Optimism is Key

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $SOX $VXX Optimistic US Stock Market Will Survive Racial and C-19 Coronavirus Chaos| Last week’s action  Stocks continue testing, as indexes that marked new highs have given them up. The charts of the PHLX Semiconductor Sector (SOX), the S&P 500 and others show reversals, suggesting there may be more testing (selling) […]

You Can Deal with Any Stock Market FOMO You May Still Have, Knowledge is Power…

You Can Deal with Any Stock Market FOMO You May Still Have, Knowledge is Power…

$SPY $SPX $DIA $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Here is how the stock market trades after 5.0%+ selloffs like we saw last Thursday The S&P 500 fell 5.9% last Thursday, marking its worst 1-day decliner since 16 March and its 5th fall of at least 5% in the past 3 months. It was the worst decline since […]

C-19 Coronavirus Chaos Led to Panic and Fear

C-19 Coronavirus Chaos Led to Panic and Fear

The CDC has lost all credibility The Big Q: Why hasn’t the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lost all credibility? Any individual or institution that had been so often wrong would have lost public trust long ago. For instance, since people of every political persuasion have determined that media sources lack credibility, polls indicate […]

Mindfulness Meditation Helps Overcome Fear

Mindfulness Meditation Helps Overcome Fear

Mindfulness meditation has been proven to help with reducing negative emotions in healthy people and also individuals having psychological issues. Research has revealed that mindfulness works well for dealing with clinical emotional issues such as stress, depression, anxiety and trauma related conditions. The biological mechanisms underlying the positive impact on emotional performance aren’t completely understood […]

Psychologically the Fear of Missing Out is Driving the US Stock Market

Psychologically the Fear of Missing Out is Driving the US Stock Market

$SPY $SPX Last Thursday, Wall Street professionals showed retail investors who bet that stocks would continue their uninterrupted drive North, that they are incharge. Yes, there are lots of investors who missed out on Wall Street’s recovery since the 23 March lows and may take advantage of the midweek selloff to enter. That suggest some […]

When There are Too Many Bulls the Market Reverses Every Time

When There are Too Many Bulls the Market Reverses Every Time

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX DJIA +477.37 at 25605.56, NAS Comp +96.08 at 9588.83, S&P 500 +39.21 at 3041.18 Friday, the S&P 500 gained 1.3% to reclaim some of Thursday’s 7% day’s decline, it was up 2.9% early in the session. The DJIA (+1.9%), NAS Comp (+1.0%), and Russell 2000 (+2.3%) also bounced.   Media explanations, like the risk of a 2nd wave of […]

The Reason Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is Worth More Than the Major Automakers

The Reason Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is Worth More Than the Major Automakers

$RACE Iconic Italian Supercar maker Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE)market value soared to $30-B in May, surpassing market values of the larger automakers, such as Detroit’s General Motors (NYSE:GM), Ford (NYSE:F), and its former parent, Fiat-Chrysler (NYSE:FCAU). At a time when economies and societies around the world have been thrown into chaos over the outbreak of C-19 coronavirus, investors find the high-end luxury sports […]

The C-19 coronavirus Will Not Shutdown the US Economy Again

The C-19 coronavirus Will Not Shutdown the US Economy Again

The United States cannot let the C-19 coronavirus shut down its economy again, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday. He added that more than $1-T in aid/relief funds will flow into the economy over the next month. Secretary Mnuchin said he is prepared to go back to Congress for more money to support the economy, but additional […]

President Trump Hammers Powell, “Fed is Often Wrong”

President Trump Hammers Powell, “Fed is Often Wrong”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $BA $VXX President Trump says the US economy will be back and better than ever next year. Thursday, President Trump hammered the Fed after Fed Chairman Powell offered a grim outlook on the US economy, saying there is a “long road” ahead. “I see the numbers also, and do MUCH better […]

Ferrari Museum Will Host ’24 Hours of Le Mans’ Online

Ferrari Museum Will Host ’24 Hours of Le Mans’ Online

$RACE The Ferrari Museum at Maranello  is now hosting the “24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual”. Since 10 June, visitors can watch live the stars of the 1st-ever virtual edition of the endurance classic even during the C-19 coronavirus chaos.  With the help of the simulators set up in the Museum, visitors can get to see see the official drivers of […]

Thursday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

China’s blue-chip share index was flat to little changed Thursday, but start-up board ChiNext continued its uptrend on reform hopes. Hong Kong stocks fell on a downbeat economic outlook from the Fed. The CSI300 index was unchanged at 4,038.84 pts at the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.2%, to […]

“Politicians Shut Businesses, Not Coronavirus”

“Politicians Shut Businesses, Not Coronavirus”

Wednesday, economist Stephen Moore rebuffed a TV host during an interview chastising him for an assertion that the country’s current ongoing financial slump was caused by the C-19 coronavirus chaos. “I just want to correct you on 1 thing,” Mr. Moore said near the end of a discussion. “You said it was the coronavirus that shut […]

Fed Chairman Powell, “Near-Zero Rates Through 2022, GDP to Hit 5% Next Year”

Fed Chairman Powell, “Near-Zero Rates Through 2022, GDP to Hit 5% Next Year”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Wednesday, the Trump Fed signaled it will provide years of extraordinary support for an economy clawing back from the C-19 coronavirus chaos. Th FOMC projects a 6.5% decline in GDP this yr and a 9.3% unemployment rate at yr’s end. In the 1st economic projections of the virus quarter, US central […]

Wednesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

SKorean shares rose for the 9th straight session Wednesday on hopes for a quick recovery from the C-19 coronavirus chaos-induced economic downturn, though investors maintained a cautious stance ahead of a Fed policy decision. The Korean Won firmed to its highest close in more than 3 months, and the benchmark bond yield rose. The Seoul […]

Box Office: AMC Theatres (NYSE:AMC) Posts $2.17-B Q-1 Loss

Box Office: AMC Theatres (NYSE:AMC) Posts $2.17-B Q-1 Loss

$AMC AMC (NYSE:AMC) released its Q-1 earnings report after hours Tuesday, which missed on both Top and bottom lines after closing down all its theaters for the C-19 coronavirus chaos. The movie theater chain, which expects to be “fully open globally” by July as it reopens, risks not surviving the medical emergency chaos over high […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Team Boss Hopes Vettel Moves to MercedesAMG

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Team Boss Hopes Vettel Moves to MercedesAMG

$RACE Reports have suggested that the Maranello Team was insisting on a significantly less lucrative contract and just a 1-year extension for Seb Vettel, 32 anni, a 4X world champion. But Team Boss Binotto said, “It was not about the type of offer or the duration of the agreement. Ferrari undoubtedly loves Sebastian for many […]

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

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

$BKU, $BA, $MGTA, $STX, $SLGN 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. These reports cover stocks to buy Below is our list for Tuesday, 9 June, as follows; BankUnited Inc. (NYSE:BKU) was raised to Buy from Neutral and its price objective […]

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