Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Japanese stocks fell Thursday, pushed lower by major exporters after the Fed’s dovish tone drove JPA to a 7-wk high Vs USD. The Nikkei 225 Index fell 0.68% to 23,316.75 by 0159 GMT. The broader Topix fell 0.47% to 1,636.65. China shares ended weaker Thursday, with healthcare and consumer […]

Scientists Discover Molecule That ‘Completely’ Neutralizes COVID-19

Scientists Discover Molecule That ‘Completely’ Neutralizes COVID-19

#virus #COVID19 #treatment University of Pittsburgh Scientists Discover Molecule That ‘Completely’ Neutralizes COVID-19 An antibody component that is 10X smaller than a full-sized 1 may be the answer to stopping SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in its tracks, scientists at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine report. “According to the report, the drug […]

The China Virus Will Take a ‘Smaller Bite’ Out of the US Economy Than Expected

The China Virus Will Take a ‘Smaller Bite’ Out of the US Economy Than Expected

#Fed #PresidentTrump #economic #recovery #jobs #growth The Fed boosted its view of the American economy’s recovery from the China virus crisis Wednesday, projecting the chaos will take a smaller bite from the economy this year with 3 yrs of steady growth to follow. In new economic projections released along with the FOMC’s latest policy statement, […]

America is Seeing the Fastest, Strongest Recovery from Any Economic Crisis in History

America is Seeing the Fastest, Strongest Recovery from Any Economic Crisis in History

#PresidentTrump #economic #recovery Incomes hit record high and poverty reached record low in Y 2019 Bruce WD Barren, one of America’s most business accoladed turnaround experts in the corporate middle capital market worldwide, says: Get ready America for America will not only see  the era of a new energy – with a second turnaround, especially given the […]

President Trump Unveils Plan for Free C-19 Coronavirus Vaccinations

President Trump Unveils Plan for Free C-19 Coronavirus Vaccinations

#PresidentTrump #free #C19coronavirus #vaccinations #DOD #CDC #FDA #WarpSpeed Wednesday, the federal government outlined a sweeping plan to make vaccines for C-19 coronavirus available for free to all Americans once a safe and effective shot is established and widely accepted. In a report to Congress and an accompanying plan for states and localities, federal health agencies […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares followed their US peers higher Wednesday, led by tech stocks, as investors awaited the Fed’s policy statement due later in the day for its view on the US economy. The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index rose 1% to a 1-wk closing high. In New Zealand, the benchmark S&P/NZX […]

New C-19 Aid/Relief/Stimulus Talks in the Works

New C-19 Aid/Relief/Stimulus Talks in the Works

#AidReliefStimulus The Big Q: How much and when will lawmakers agree on more virus aid/relief/stimulus? Tuesday, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said a $1.5-T China virus relief proposal from a bipartisan group of moderate lawmakers does not align with administration priorities, but could provide a “real opening for further discussions.” “It is a […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares ended flat Tuesday, weighed by banking stocks as minutes from the central bank’s recent policy meeting did not provide a clearer direction on further policy measures. The ASX 200 index ended 0.08% lower to 5,894.8. In New Zealand, the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index ended 0.2% lower to […]

Lumber’s Strong Rally Spikes the Prices of New Homes by $16-K Plus

Lumber’s Strong Rally Spikes the Prices of New Homes by $16-K Plus

#lumber #homes #prices $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $WY $HD $VXX The North American lumber industry is having its wildest yr in memory, and that happened before the wildfires. Weyerhaeuser Co.(NYSE:WY), North America’s biggest wood producer, said Friday that the blazes that have blanketed much of the Western US sky in an apocalyptic orange had reached […]

Died With or Died From C-19, There is a Big Difference

Died With or Died From C-19, There is a Big Difference

#C19 #Died #with #from #difference There seems to be a lot of confusion over whether or not reported death statistics reflect those who died with C-19 coronavirus, or those who died from the virus.  The numbers for the C-19 death toll reported every day by state and federal governments are often used, alongside case numbers, […]

Snorers 2.8X More Likely to Die from C-19 Coronavirus

Snorers 2.8X More Likely to Die from C-19 Coronavirus

#snorers #die #C19coronavirus #OSA People with OSA (obstructive sleep apnea) have almost 3X a greater risk of dying from C-19 coronavirus if they are admitted to a hospital. That is the result of an analysis of 18 studies on the relationship between sleep apnea and the coronavirus by researchers from the University of Warwick in […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Stocks are Going Higher

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Stocks are Going Higher

#WallStreet #PaulEbeling #BigTech #earnings #economy #growth #employment #interest #Bulls #money #FAANGs $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Last Week’s Action Week in Review: Another week of selling, particularly in the mega-caps The selling from the prior week carried over to the shortened trading week. The S&P 500 fell 2.5%, the NAS Comp fell 4.1%, the DJIA […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares end higher as miners lead, virus cases abate Australian shares closed higher Monday, boosted by mining stocks, after the country’s C-19 hotspot state of Victoria reported its lowest single-day rise in new infections in nearly 3 months. The S&P/ASX 200 index ended 0.7% higher at 5,899.5. New […]

Record Number of Americans Saying ‘Goodbye America’

Record Number of Americans Saying ‘Goodbye America’

#Americans #passports #expat #citizenship Recently, President Trump hosted a naturalization ceremony at the White House, aired during the Republican National Convention. “You have earned the most prized, treasured, cherished, and priceless possession anywhere in the world,” he told the 5 new United States citizens. “It’s called American citizenship.” Prized? Perhaps, but not priceless. A record number of […]

NFL Teams Opened Their Season with Empty Stadiums

NFL Teams Opened Their Season with Empty Stadiums

#NFL #football, #stadiums #empty NFL teams opened their seasons in empty stadiums, the players knelt, locked arms, raised fists in protest or stayed off the field entirely for the “Star-Spangled Banner” and the Black anthem “Lift Every Voice and Sing” on Sunday as the once-reluctant league brought racial injustice to the forefront on the 1st […]

Box Office: ‘Tenet’ Takes $29.5-M in US, Crosses $200-M Worldwide

Box Office: ‘Tenet’ Takes $29.5-M in US, Crosses $200-M Worldwide

#boxoffice #Tenet #China #virus $DIS $T $SNY $IMAX Christopher Nolan’s Tenet is struggling as North America box office is muted, but impresses overseas for an estimated global haul of $207-M through Sunday. Over the weekend, the film earned an estimated $6.7-M domestically from 2,901 cinemas for a take of $29.5-M. The tentpole is doing especially well on […]

Business Travel is Critical

Business Travel is Critical

#travel #business In Y 2018, business-travel spending exceeded $1.4-T, that is 21.4% of the global travel and hospitality sector. More than 50% of business travel is concentrated in 2 economies, the US and China. Business travel encompasses transient travel and travel for meetings, incentives, conferences, and events from large-group offsite gatherings to industry-wide exhibitions. Corporate […]

Virus Epidemics Have Limited Lifespans, This 1 is Over

Virus Epidemics Have Limited Lifespans, This 1 is Over

#virus #epidemics #lifespan #CDC #C19coronavirus A fortunate characteristic of virus epidemics is they have limited lifespans.  No one knows why, but guesses include herd immunity and mutations of the virus. The following graph from the Centers for Disease Control and the National Center for Health Statistics (CDC) shows the time profile of the C-19 weekly death […]

President Trump and Industry Want to Open Up America

President Trump and Industry Want to Open Up America

#travel #hospitality #entertainment #industry Major travel industry groups have called on The Trump Administration to establish a globally accepted framework for testing protocols in order to support the return of international travel. The groups, including Airlines for America, the US Travel Association and the US Chamber of Commerce, wrote a letter to Health and Human Services […]

Strategists and Bettors Favoring President Trump for Term 2

Strategists and Bettors Favoring President Trump for Term 2

#bookies #betting #odds #PresidentTrump #Biden 2020 US Presidential Election Odds: Bettors Have Confidence in Donald Trump, 80% of bettors this week believe Donald Trump will win the 2020 US Election Betting odds that earlier had President Trump behind challenger Slow Joe Biden are now up largely due to the impact on public opinion of violence […]

US Economic Recovery Does Not Depend on More Aid

US Economic Recovery Does Not Depend on More Aid

#Economic #Recovery #Aid White House adviser Larry Kudlow said says the nation’s economic recovery will continue despite uncertainty surrounding another virus relief bill. He said the nation’s recovery does not not on additional fiscal stimulus, but it will help. “In truth I don’t know,” Kudlow said during a TV interview about whether Congress will eventually approve another […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), Free Practice Report, Toscana-Ferrari 1000 Grand Prix

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), Free Practice Report, Toscana-Ferrari 1000 Grand Prix

#Ferrari #F1 #Tuscan #GrandPrix #Mugello $RACE Free Practice Report: Mugello, 12 September 2020 Friday morning, shortly after 11 local time, the 2 SF1000s took to the track in their special Burgundy livery, the deep red originally seen on the 125 S, the very 1st Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) ever built, to complete their installation lap to kick […]

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares closed at their lowest in 2.5 months Friday as hopes that the coronavirus curbs would ease soon were dashed after state leaders defended regional lockdowns and internal border closures. The S&P/ASX 200 index closed 0.83% lower to 5,859.4, its lowest since 29 June. On the week, it […]

Public Trust in CDC, Fauci, and Other Top Health Officials is Fading

Public Trust in CDC, Fauci, and Other Top Health Officials is Fading

#PresidentTrump #poll #KFF #trust #CDC #NIH #Fauci #health #virus A new poll paints a grim picture of Americans’ views toward The China Virus chaos. The poll, from the non-partisan Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF), finds that the public’s trust in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the US’ Top doctors, like Anthony Fauci, is […]

Front-month Lumber Futures Settle at All-time Highs Thursday

Front-month Lumber Futures Settle at All-time Highs Thursday

#lumber #futures #cash $LBU20 Lumber futures have more than 2X’s in price since the start of the year to mark their highest levels record. Futures prices for the front-month September lumber contract settled at 939 per 1,000 board ft Thursday, the highest on record, according to Dow Jones Market Data. Prices based on the front months […]

US Home Mortgage Rates: 30-Yr Loans at 2.86% a Record-Low

US Home Mortgage Rates: 30-Yr Loans at 2.86% a Record-Low

#mortgage #recordlows Mortgage rates in the US dropped to another record low, adding fuel to a housing market that’s been a Key source of strength for the virus chaos economy. The average for a 30-yr, fixed loan was 2.86%, down from 2.93% last week and the lowest in almost 50 yrs of data-keeping by Freddie […]

US Home Prices are Up 9%, Inventory is Down 30%

US Home Prices are Up 9%, Inventory is Down 30%

#home #shortage #demand In spite of the chaotic economic downturn last Spring, a home buying frenzy boosted home prices by almost 9% and pushed available housing inventory down 30% in August compared to the same time last year, according to Zillow.  A foreclosure moratorium on federally-backed mortgages which was designed to keep people in their homes […]

America’s Business Owners Support President Trump Over ‘Slow Joe’ Biden

America’s Business Owners Support President Trump Over ‘Slow Joe’ Biden

#President Trump #business #owners #support The Presidential election is the Top concern of business owners, and most of them want President Trump to win another term in the White House, according to a new survey from UBS.   53% of business owners surveyed said they support President Trump, while 47% said they support former Vice President […]

This is Not an Entry into a Bear Market, but an Opportunity in This Raging Bull Market

This is Not an Entry into a Bear Market, but an Opportunity in This Raging Bull Market

#BullMarket $FAANGs #correction #internet #value #earnings $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX I do not believe that we are at the beginning a Bear market. I believe this is a long overdo correction, a pause to refresh at most. The Internet and FAANG-related stocks were very fully valued based on analysts projections of earnings in Y […]

President Trump, “If more money is needed to win, I will put it up”

President Trump, “If more money is needed to win, I will put it up”

#PresidentTrump #election #money #win #virus Tuesday, President Trump said he will consider drawing money from his personal fortune to aid his re-election campaign against Democratic presidential candidate Slow Joe Biden. “If I have to, I will,” President Trump said. When asked how much he would spend, the President answered, “Whatever it takes. We have to […]

Workers Shunning Low Paying Jobs in This Recovery

Workers Shunning Low Paying Jobs in This Recovery

#jobs #workers #wages #factories #PresidentTrump America’s warehouse and factory owners are finding they cannot fill jobs without boosting wages. e-Commerce is driving a surge of orders, with US manufacturing expanding in August at its fastest pace since late Y 2018. That has employers moving to bulk up staff to keep production rolling and satisfy demand. […]

US is in a Self-Sustaining Recovery

US is in a Self-Sustaining Recovery

#US #VShape #recovery #economy #jobs #aid #relief #stimulus #PresidentTrump Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow declared that the United States can survive until the end of the year without another round of aid/relief/stimulus as the nation is in a “self-sustaining recovery.“ “Besides the jobs, we are in a housing boom, autos boom, a consumer spending […]

Thinking Clearly in a Crisis

Thinking Clearly in a Crisis

#thinking #crisis #wolf #fear #DevilDog The “wolf” is a military metaphor for fear, all of the deeply ingrained negative emotions that hold us back. Overcoming fear aka staring down the wolf is the only way to unlock 1’s massive potential.  These are 4 skills that I learned in the US Marines, they have had profound impact on […]

Box Office: ‘Tenet’ Debuts to $20.2-M as US Theaters Reopen

Box Office: ‘Tenet’ Debuts to $20.2-M as US Theaters Reopen

#BoxOffice #movies #theaters $T $IMAX $DIS In a Key moment for the hammered box office, Christopher Nolan’s Tenet launched in North America with $20.2-M over the long Labor Day weekend as more US cinemas reopened after being shut for nearly six months due to the coronavirus chaos. In pre-chaos times, a domestic start of $20.2-M would be cause […]

Death Count Reporting from Coronavirus Leads to Public Fear

Death Count Reporting from Coronavirus Leads to Public Fear

#coronavirus #death #fear #public A Mississippi county coroner said his state’s death count from coronavirus could be incorrect, adding that possible misreporting has led to “unnecessary fear in the public.” Joshua Pounder, coroner for DeSoto County in northwest Mississippi, included a breakdown of all causes of death in the county in July on his Facebook page. […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets Wrap: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets Wrap: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite Index ended at its lowest close since late July as investors sold off sectors seen as over-valued, and as the reported possible blacklisting of China’s largest chip maker by the United States hit tech firms. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was down 1.87% […]

Job Creation Is Going to Elevate President Trump

Job Creation Is Going to Elevate President Trump

#PresidentTrump #jobs #economy #election #voters #coronavirus Record job creation in the past 4 months after the global coronavirus chaos’ low point are going to give President Trump an election boost, according to economist Steve Moore. “May, June, July and August have been the 4 biggest months of job creation in the history of the United […]

Healthcare USA is the World’s Most Expensive

Healthcare USA is the World’s Most Expensive

#US #healthcare #expensive #JAMA  The Big Q: Why do Americans get less bang for their Bucks The Big A: The pressure on the huge US healthcare system has never been greater. There is an urgent need to expand testing and treatment for C-19 to all residents who need it, regardless of health insurance status. Plus: […]

Measuring UHC based on an index of effective coverage of health services in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

Measuring UHC based on an index of effective coverage of health services in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

#healthcare #UHC #WHO #TheLancet Measuring UHC (universal health coverage) based on an index of effective coverage of health services in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 Achieving UHC involves all people receiving the health services they need, of high quality, without experiencing financial hardship. Making […]

Medical Technocracy Made the Virus Chaos Possible

Medical Technocracy Made the Virus Chaos Possible

#virus #chaos #medical #technocracy #totalitarianrule Technocracy is an economic ideology built around totalitarian rule by unelected leaders that got its start in the 1930’s, when scientists and engineers got together to solve the nation’s economic problems The word comes from the word “techn,” which means “skill,” and the Greek god “Kratos,” which is the divine […]

President Trump, “Expanding US Economy the Priority”

President Trump, “Expanding US Economy the Priority”

#PresidentTrump #WhiteHouse #priorty #economy #coronavirus #chaos Friday, White House economics adviser Joseph Lavorgna said the economic slowdown caused by the outbreak of the novel coronavirus chaos caused the lion’s share of an estimated $3.3-T budget deficit, and said that he did not believe this is the climate was to attack it. Mr. Lavorgna, the special […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is The Aristocrat of the Automotive Sector, it is Value and Defensive

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is The Aristocrat of the Automotive Sector, it is Value and Defensive

#Ferrari #Aristocrat #value #defensive $RACE Bank of Montreal Can lifted its holdings in shares of Ferrari NV (NYSE:RACE) by 34.9% during Q-2, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 386,336 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 99,907 shares during the quarter. Bank […]

Jobs Report Good, Getting Better, Low Interest Rates to Stay for a Long Time, Do Not Fear September in a Presidential Election Year with the Incumbent Running

Jobs Report Good, Getting Better, Low Interest Rates to Stay for a Long Time, Do Not Fear September in a Presidential Election Year with the Incumbent Running

#PresidentTrump #Powell #Fed #jobs #interest #rates $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VIX $VXX The US financial markets will be closed Monday for Labor Day Friday, Trump Fed Chairman Powell declared the the NFPs employment report for August was “a good one,“and reiterated that the FOMC will keep ultra-accommodative monetary policy (the Fed put) for years to […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares seesawed Monday, as investors remained cautious ahead of the central bank’s cash rate decision and Q-2 economic growth data expected this week to gauge the impact of the C-19 chaos domestically. The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.2% to 6,083.60 by 0100 GMT New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 […]

Coronavirus Lockdowns Kills Retail Drives Ecommerce

Coronavirus Lockdowns Kills Retail Drives Ecommerce

$AMZN $BABA #ALIBABA #AMAZON #ECOMMERCE #RETAIL While large traditional retailers announce big lay-offs because of the pandemic, sometimes shedding thousands of staff, coronavirus lockdowns have in contrast given e-commerce a major boost. Recent data shows a shift to shopping online — according to Kantar consulting group, international e-commerce grew 41 percent in only three months […]

Breathing is a Powerful Tool to Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Breathing is a Powerful Tool to Relieve Stress and Anxiety

#Mind #Body #Spirit #anxiety #stress #breathing #virus #chaos The anxieties and stress associated with C-19 can wreak havoc with our bodies, mentally and physically causing symptoms of fatigue, gastrointestinal upset, elevated blood pressure and pulse, as well as depression, sadness and strained relationships. But a simple breathing exercise can help calm the body and mind, […]

More Mixed Data on US Economy

More Mixed Data on US Economy

$USD #CORONAVIRUS #COVID19 US consumers continued to spend in July but the gains were much slower than the prior two months amid a surge in coronavirus cases, and confidence remained in a “depressed range,” according to new data released Friday. Separately, Coca-Cola and MGM Resorts became the latest major companies to announce massive layoffs as […]

Governor Gavin Newsom has Put California’s Economy and People on Life Support, Recall Him!

Governor Gavin Newsom has Put California’s Economy and People on Life Support, Recall Him!

#California #governor #Newsome #madman #power #recall #freedom #business #economy #CDC #C19coronavirus $PKI The latest indication that there will be no end to the unprecedented government restrictions on freedom and commerce that have been forced on Californians since Governor Gavin Newsom’s 4 March declaration of a state of emergency. At the time, the emergency was the […]

Mouthwash Lowers the Risk of Infection from C-19 Coronavirus, Good Health Begins in the Mouth

Mouthwash Lowers the Risk of Infection from C-19 Coronavirus, Good Health Begins in the Mouth

#antiviral #mouthwash #Listerine #C19coronavirus #gargle #health #mouth $JNJ An extensive review by researchers at the University Hospital of Wales found that many inexpensive mouthwashes can destroy the fatty membrane that surrounds SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes C-19. Previous research showed that mouthwashes such as Listerine were shown to eliminate 99.99% of H1N1 influenza in tissue […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average Heads to 30,000

Dow Jones Industrial Average Heads to 30,000

#DJIA #rally #Fed #economy #PresidentTrump #election $DIA Many analysts and money managers have been uncomfortable with this rally off of the 23 March bottom. In April, US stocks entered an uptrend, as can be seen in the following DJIA chart below. The global coronavirus chaos and its economic devastation, including the instant recession and the fastest Bear market on […]

GBP to Strengthen as UK Returns to Work

GBP to Strengthen as UK Returns to Work

$GBP #UK #GBP #CORONAVIRUS Britain’s government on Friday urged people to return to work amid concern about the impact of the coronavirus lockdown on the economy and struggling high street businesses. “It is now safe to go back to work,” Transport Secretary Grant Shapps told Sky News television in an interview. “I think there’s a […]

Canada Sees 38.7% Economic Contraction

Canada Sees 38.7% Economic Contraction

#canada $CAD #coronavirus Canada’s economy shrank at a record annualized pace of 38.7 percent in the second quarter as a nationwide pandemic lockdown closed businesses and curtailed spending, the government statistical agency said Friday. Declines were recorded across the board including in consumer spending, business investment, trade and tourism — in line with analyst forecasts, […]

Sitting on a Cash Pile 4-0? Let’s go Hunting and Fishing After the Virus

Sitting on a Cash Pile 4-0? Let’s go Hunting and Fishing After the Virus

#cash #earnings #sportinggoods, #golf #hunting #fishing $DKS Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. (NYSE:DKS) was up over 15% at 53.85 on Wednesday after its earnings report. And is trading Friday at 54.45 against it 52 wk trading range of 13.46 – 57.20. There is Strong Support at 47.09 and no overhead resistance. DKS pays a 2.32% dividend. […]

US Dollar Trend Guides Gold, Silver Markets

US Dollar Trend Guides Gold, Silver Markets

#Dollar #Gold #Silver #Market $USD $DXY $XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV When the C-19 coronavirus chaos began to make its negative influences felt throughout the financial markets, global investment trends in the US currency emerged as a primary safe-haven beneficiary. As a result of the risk-off trends in market sentiment, .DXY was driven to its highest marks […]

America’s Choices are Clear Between the 2 Parties: Greatness or Not

America’s Choices are Clear Between the 2 Parties: Greatness or Not

#PresidentTrump #RNC # America #Greatness Thursday night, President Trump accepted the Republican nomination for a 2nd term with an attack on Democratic rival Slow Joe Biden, declaring that a Biden victory in November would exacerbate the racial strife, terrorism and virus chaos besieging the nation. “The 10 Most Dangerous Cities in the US are ALL […]

Fed Speak: US Rates to Stay Ultra-Low for a Long Time, Market Likes ‘Cheap Money

Fed Speak: US Rates to Stay Ultra-Low for a Long Time, Market Likes ‘Cheap Money

#Fed #interest #inflation #money #market #investors $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX The Trump Fed announced a significant change Thursday in how it manages interest rates by saying it plans to keep rates near Zero even after inflation has exceeded the Fed’s 2% target level. The change tells us that the Fed is prepared to tolerate […]

Trump to Buy 150 million rapid COVID-19 tests

Trump to Buy 150 million rapid COVID-19 tests

#TRUMP #COVID19 #CORONAVIRUS US President Donald Trump will announce on Thursday a deal for 150 million rapid COVID-19 tests as he eyes a return to normal life ahead of November’s elections, White House officials told AFP. The purchase from Abbott Laboratories is part of a $750 million deal with the company, a senior administration official […]

CFOs Cite Risks of New Virus Waves and Growing Skepticism About the Pace of Recovery

CFOs Cite Risks of New Virus Waves and Growing Skepticism About the Pace of Recovery

CFOs express concerns over new virus waves, more shutdowns, and the pandemic triggering a longer-term recession. Eighty-four percent of CFOs now say equity markets are overvalued — the second-highest level in survey history. Just 2% say markets are undervalued. On average, CFOs expect to achieve 74% of their originally budgeted 2020 revenue; there are substantial […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Ownership Structure is Solid and Tight

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Ownership Structure is Solid and Tight

#Ferrari #ownership #institional #insiders #retailinvestors $RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) has a market cap of $36-B. An analysis of the ownership of the company, below, shows that institutions big owners in the share registry. Let us take a close look to see what the different types of shareholders can tell us about Ferrari. Institutional investors have a […]

Sitting on a Cash Pile 4.0? A Quality Entertainment Stock at a Discount

Sitting on a Cash Pile 4.0? A  Quality Entertainment Stock at a Discount

#cash #discount #stock #entertainment $CMCSA Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has a history of success and stability, so we might expect this blue chip stock to trade for at a high valuation, that is not the case. CMCSA is trading for just 14X F-Y 2019’s adjusted earnings per share. On 26 May the stock broke out at 39.52 and confirmed […]

Big Tech Profits Driving S&P 500 Due North

Big Tech Profits Driving S&P 500 Due North

#profits #BigTech #records #BullRun $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Blowout profit reports from Big Tech companies drove the S&P 500 to an all-time high Wednesday. The benchmark index rose 1%. Technology stocks accounted for the Lion’s Share of the gains, outweighing losses in healthcare, utilities, and energy. The S&P 500 has been marking record highs […]

Stop Believing in the Lockdown

Stop Believing in the Lockdown

#C19coronavirus #Lockdowns #casualties A powerful essay in the American Institute for Economic Research asks this Big Q: Is the lockdown the best way to minimize casualties in this pandemic? Using historical examples beginning with Voltaire’s words, “those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities,” the author reasons that lockdowns are not […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australia shares rise ahead of Fed Chairman Powell’s Jackson Hole speech Investors are now looking for hints from Fed’s Powell’s speech, due at 1310 GMT, that the central bank might tweak its policy framework to help push up inflation. The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.2% at 6,126.20, marking a […]

Cholesterol and Saturated Fat have been the Villains of Heart Disease for 40 Yrs, Despite the Many Studies Showing Neither has an Adverse Effect on Heart Health

Cholesterol and Saturated Fat have been the Villains of Heart Disease for 40 Yrs, Despite the Many Studies Showing Neither has an Adverse Effect on Heart Health

#Heart #Health #Statins #fats #cholesterol #drugs #CVD #C19Coronavirus The Big Q: Will Saturated Fat Myth Soon Be Upended? The food industry shifted away from saturated fat and cholesterol to improve public health, and the medical industry has massively promoted the use of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs for the same reason. Despite that, the rate of heart […]

Stocks are Forward Looking Assets, the Sentiment is Very Bullish

Stocks are Forward Looking Assets, the Sentiment is Very Bullish

#PresidentTrump #Fed #liquidity #stocks #earnings #economy #VShaped $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Stocks are forward-looking assets, so this market should hold up in the coming months no matter economic numbers are not great and The Virus is still hanging around, we have at V-Shaped stock market recovery and a V-Shaped economy is building. The amount […]

The ‘Man in the Street’ Believes 30-M People Died From C-19 Coronavirus in the US

The ‘Man in the Street’ Believes 30-M People Died From C-19 Coronavirus in the US

#C19coronavirus #USA From macing someone to carrying 6-ft canes to enforce social distancing to having meltdowns of every type imaginable, people terrified of the C-19 coronavirus are taking it upon themselves to judge and police those they believe are not complying with the C-19 coronavirus rules. They may be “off” when it comes to the […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares finish higher Tuesday, as sentiment was boosted by signs of progress in US-China trade talks and positive developments in C-19 treatments The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.5% at 6,161.4 at the close. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index rose 0.6% at 11,993.18 Shares on China’s tech-heavy ChiNext […]

Housing is 1 of the Most Important Elements in the US Economy

Housing is 1 of the Most Important Elements in the US Economy

#housing #economy Housing is 1 of the most important elements in the US economy as home construction and sales include firms in over 54 industries. When the housing market booms, sales of products related to homes rise significantly too. The low mortgage rates have induced people to buy, but the rising prices are a warning that […]

Existing Home Sales Rising at Record Pace, Well Past the Recovery Phase

Existing Home Sales Rising at Record Pace, Well Past the Recovery Phase

#home #sales #NAR US home sales rose at a record pace for a 2nd month running in July and home prices hit a record as historically low interest rates boosted demand for homes even as the C-19 coronavirus chaos put millions of out of work. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) said Friday existing home […]

The Coming ‘Spending Boom’ Will Drive Stocks and Economy Due North

The Coming ‘Spending Boom’ Will Drive Stocks and Economy Due North

#spending #boom #stocks #economy #gold #hedge #liquidity $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $GLD $XAU A “spending boom” will happen in Y 2021 as pent-up demand from consumers and increased liquidity shoveled into the economy as a successful vaccine and and C-19 coronavirus treatment is developed. And the stock market has much more room to run even […]

World Stocks Started Climbing Early Monday on President Trump’s Fast Tracking C-19 Treatment, They are Still Climbing Early Tuesday

World Stocks Started Climbing Early Monday on President Trump’s Fast Tracking C-19 Treatment, They are Still Climbing Early Tuesday

#President Trump #Fed #FDA #C19coronavirus #treatment #stocks $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Stocks climbing in early Monday trade on Wall Street, adding to their record-breaking run from last week, the futures are still climbing extending this V-Shaped Bull run off of the 23 March instant recession lows. The S&P 500 (+1.0%) and NAS Comp (+0.6%) […]

President Trump Issues Order Cutting the FDA Red Tape for Coronavirus Plasma Treatment, saying “Americans are Suffering”

President Trump Issues Order Cutting the FDA Red Tape for Coronavirus Plasma Treatment, saying “Americans are Suffering”

#FDA #Coronavirus #Plasma #treatment President Trump has announced that the Deep State controlled FDA granted under his order an emergency use authorization to use convalescent blood plasma from people who have recovered from C-19 coronavirus to treat those who are newly diagnosed. This new treatment authorization is part of President Trump overall effort in “marshaling […]

USD’s Sharp Decline Driving Professional Investors into Gold

USD’s Sharp Decline Driving Professional Investors into Gold

#USD #Gold #investors #debt #Fed $XAU $GLD $USD $DXY The reason USD became the world’s reserve currency is that America has had the largest, strongest steadily growing and conservatively financed economy and a stable political system anchored in the US Constitution. Yet for USD to continue to be valued, the world has to believe in it. […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares settled higher Monday, with tech stocks ending at a record high, while a significant slowdown in fresh daily C-19 coronavirus cases The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.3% at 6,129.60, snapping 2 straight sessions of losses. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index climbed 0.7% to finish the session […]

The US Economy Booms, The C-19 Coronavirus Fades

The US Economy Booms, The C-19 Coronavirus Fades

#economy #stock #market #booms #virus #fades #exuberance $SPY #SPX The US economy has rebounded with unemployment rates falling substantially over the past 3 months and the stock market booming will only improve more as the coronavirus chaos is gotten more under control, Economist Steven Moore predicted Sunday that the economy will really start to boom […]

Takuma Sato Won his 2nd Indy 500 at an Empty Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Takuma Sato Won his 2nd Indy 500 at an Empty Indianapolis Motor Speedway

#Indy500 #race #brickyard #empty Sunday, Takuma Sato posted his 2nd Indy 500 victory holding off Scott Dixon and winning under a Yellow flag at an empty Indianapolis Motor Speedway Mr. Dixon, the 5X IndyCar champion had dominated the race but a firey crash did not bring out a Red flag and Sato got the Checkered […]

Americas Voters are Coming Out for President Trump

Americas Voters are Coming Out for President Trump

#PresidentTrump #voters #Republican #White #Hispanic The vast majority of Republican voters approve of the US economy’s state and how the government handled the C-19 coronavirus, a new poll shows. Heading into the GOP convention Monday, 75% of Republicans say the US is in better condition than it was 4 years ago, with 82% crediting President […]

US Gun Sales ‘Through the Roof’ During C-19 Chaos

US Gun Sales ‘Through the Roof’ During C-19 Chaos

#gun #sales #C19cronavirus Gun sales in America have spiked in the wake of the coronavirus chaos. Thousands of people, including women and 1st-time gun buyers, have literally cleared the shelves of certain types of firearms and most ammo. With the exception of law enforcement and military, anyone who plans to purchase a firearm can expect to pay […]

There is No Longer a Connection Between Wall Street and the US Economy

There is No Longer a Connection Between Wall Street and the US Economy

The record highs attained by Wall Street last week might come as welcome news for US President Donald Trump but it has been a long time since US Markets reflected the US Economy. The stock market is not the economy Apple, Google, Facebook and the majority of the big tech companies driving the Wall Street […]

Win or Lose Democrats Will Destroy America

Win or Lose Democrats Will Destroy America

#democrats #joebiden #economy The US Economy is doomed and will die at the hands of the Democrats. Democrats and their minions BLM and Antifa are already laying waste to several cities in the USA. Their Puppets attack everything in the name of one of many Minorities. Hope the US is gone. Should Trump win in […]

Fed Urged to Deliver More Aid/Relief to Small and Medium-sized Businesses Struggling Because of the C-19 Chaos

Fed Urged to Deliver More Aid/Relief to Small and Medium-sized Businesses Struggling Because of the C-19 Chaos

#Fed #lending #MainStreet #aid #relief #money A bipartisan Congressional panel overseeing the implementation of some coronavirus aid/relief programs urged the Fed and US Treasury to take more risk with taxpayer dollars and increase outreach efforts to deliver more aid/relief to small and medium-sized businesses struggling because of the C-19 chaos. The panel’s recommendations Keyed around […]

Drillers Add Rigs for 1st Time Since March in Strong Recovery

Drillers Add Rigs for 1st Time Since March in Strong Recovery

#CrudeOil #NasGas #Drillers #Recovery $USO $UNG The US Crude Oil and Nat Gas rig count increased last week for the 1st time since March, with energy firms adding the most drill rigs in 7 months, as shale producers start drilling again now that Crude Oil prices have recovered from their lows. The Crude Oil and […]

Concierge Medical Care is Big Business

Concierge Medical Care is Big Business

#Concierge #MedicalCare #BigBusiness #C19coronavirus #Chaos #telemedicine Personalized medical services, aka concierge services, have become big business during this medical emergency chaos. The comfort and luxury of having the doctor come to your door instead of braving traffic and potentially germ-filled waiting rooms has garnered a following. While basic telemedicine can be restricted by insurance regulations […]

The Trump Policies Work, America’s V-Shaped Recovery is Happening Despite Democrats Sandbagging

The Trump Policies Work, America’s V-Shaped Recovery is Happening Despite Democrats Sandbagging

#Trump #recovery #stocks #exports #housing #sandbagging #Democrats #Republicans $DIA $SPY $QQQ The last recession, from Ys 2007 to 2009, was harsh because of of the meltdowns in the financial and housing markets. The S&P 500 dove 56% from peak to trough, and home values declined 27%. That loss of household wealth took years to recover and scared on […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE): The Record for the Most Expensive Online Car Buy was Broken Twice in a Week

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE): The Record for the Most Expensive Online Car Buy was Broken Twice in a Week

#Ferrari #online #auction $RACE Over the years we have seen headlines about the most expensive car ever sold at a live auction was a 250GTO, and the record for an online was recently broken 2X in the same week, both by different Ferrari cars just a couple months after the prior record was broken in June. The 1st […]

US Economic Growth Could Rise 30% in 2-H of this Year, America is Back!

US Economic Growth Could Rise 30% in 2-H of this Year, America is Back!

#US #economy #growth #WhiteHouse #GDP #VShaped #recovery $SPY $QQQ Saturday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow predicted the economy will grow between 20 and 30% for the rest of the year. “20% + growth in the 3rd and 4th Quarters. You can score that,” the veteran financial guru said on TV. “We are going to have […]

The Kentucky Derby Will Not Have Fans in the Stands This Year

The Kentucky Derby Will Not Have Fans in the Stands This Year

#KentuckyDerby #NoFans The Kentucky Derby will not have fans in the stands this year, going back on its announcement in June saying it would allow people in the audience. Derby operator Churchill Downs Incorporated initially planned to allow a limited capacity of fans attend the iconic race, but a recent surge in coronavirus cases in Louisville halted […]

Bears Pull Out, Professional Investors Forced Back Into Stocks on Amazing Recovery

Bears Pull Out, Professional Investors Forced Back Into Stocks on Amazing Recovery

#Bears #stocks #investors #recovery $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX It has become very risky to doubt the resilience of the market’s $13.2-T Bull run since 23 March. Going by the short positions of hedge funds, resistance to rising prices is the lowest in 16 yrs. Everybody in the market has gotten more Bullish as the […]

Big Tech Want to Decide the US Election

Big Tech Want to Decide the US Election

$TWTR $GOOG $MSFT #FRAUD #ELECTION Google, Microsoft, Reddit, Pinterest, Twitter and the corrupt FBI have had a series of meetings to aimed at defeating Trump. This is looking less like an election and more like a take over. Twitter on Friday said it is bracing for efforts by President Donald Trump or others to attack […]

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