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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold SteadyUSD FlatCrude Oil DownStocks Rise In Asia Notes: The Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) will hold the next policy-setting meeting on 29-30 January. China reported its lowest annual economic growth since Y 1990 and must stimulate, but its retail markets are expanding widely. China makes up 19% of the world’s economy, the slowdown this year […]

Cluster 2yos Impress on the Track

Cluster 2yos Impress on the Track

Larneuk based Cluster (Fastnet Rock) has produced some exceptional results at the trials and on race day over the past few months. Gee Gee’s Darl a filly the Geards purchased at the 2018 Tasmanian Magic Millions Yearling Sale for $45,000 won the first 2YO race of the season at Elwick on Saturday she not only […]

Real Estate: Ken Griffin Buys Most Expensive US Home for $238-M

Real Estate: Ken Griffin Buys Most Expensive US Home for $238-M

$VNO Citadel, LLC’s founder Ken Griffin closed on the $238-M penthouse at 220 Central Park South,a Citadel spokeswoman said. The purchase price makes it America’s most-expensive home ever. Earlier this month, he paid about $122-M for a 200-year-old home that overlooks London’s St. James’s Park, a short walk from Buckingham Palace. The luxury condo tower […]

Accelerate ready for the Pegasus World Cup Invitational

Accelerate ready for the Pegasus World Cup Invitational

Hronis Racing LLC’s Accelerate, the 9-5 morning-line favorite for Saturday’s $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1), got acquainted with Gulfstream Park during a morning gallop Wednesday. John Sadler-trained Accelerate arrived at Gulfstream Park Tuesday evening, along with stablemate Catapult, who will compete in Saturday’s $7 million Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational (G1). “Accelerate’s doing […]

China Economic Outlook

China Economic Outlook

China’s economic growth of 6.5% in the past quarter was the weakest since the financial crisis and is expected to slow further. How are emerging domestic and global trends affecting China’s economic outlook? Did you know: China’s GDP growth is slowing from 6.6% last year to a projected 6.3% this year. Background reading: Is a […]

Kentucky Derby Action Heats Up at Gulfstream Park with the Holy Bull

Kentucky Derby Action Heats Up at Gulfstream Park with the Holy Bull

Cash is King and LC Racing’s Grade 2 winner Maximus Mischief, undefeated in three starts as a 2-year-old, tops 24 horses nominated to the $350,000 Fasig-Tipton Holy Bull (G2) Saturday, Feb. 2 at Gulfstream Park. Following the one-mile Mucho Macho Man Stakes Jan. 5, the 30th running of the 1 1/16-mile Holy Bull for 3-year-olds […]

1963 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Hammered for $7.6-M at Scottsdale

1963 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Hammered for $7.6-M at Scottsdale

$RACE, $BID Plus the rest of Gooding & Companies Top 10 sales from Scottsdale 2019. Gooding & Company beat out rivals RMSotheby’s (NYSE:BID) and Bonhams with a Y 2019 Scottsdale gross of $48.2-M led by its 6 Top-selling Ferraris. Overall, Gooding sold 105 cars of 124 total, giving a sell-through rate of 85%, the same result it achieved in […]

Giuseppe Conte, Prime Minister of Italy Questions Europe’s Future

Giuseppe Conte, Prime Minister of Italy Questions Europe’s Future

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says the Italian people are questioning the validity and credibility of the European project without regarding its historical merits. “Our experience might be an indication of what Europe will look like tomorrow,” he says. “A sense of despair is spreading. Even the middle class is facing poverty. Everyone feels that […]

Alibaba’s Daniel Zhang

Alibaba’s Daniel Zhang

Thanks to Alibaba’s rise to prominence as a global powerhouse in the retail, ecommerce and technology sectors, Jack Ma, founder and chairman of the China-based multinational conglomerate, is one of the world’s most well-known business leaders. It’s small wonder then that when he announced he was stepping down as chairman of Alibaba, the news turned […]

China Retail Market is Expanding

China Retail Market is Expanding

Chinese consumers should outspend their American counterparts in 2019, with retail sales in the Asian giant continuing to grow in the coming years, according to an industry forecast published Wednesday. Retail sales in China are expected to hit $5.64 trillion, an increase of 7.5 percent over 2018, while Americans are likely to spend $5.53 trillion, […]

A Marijuana Marketers are Offering Furloughed Federal Employees Free ‘Dope’ During Shutdown

A Marijuana Marketers are Offering Furloughed Federal Employees Free ‘Dope’ During Shutdown

Now, not only are the non-essentials (NE) non-essential they can be stoned doing nothing! The furloughed NE federal workers who cannot pay for medical marijuana during the government shutdown can get it for free from America’s pot dealers. BudTrader a massive marijuana-trading marketplace that allows users to buy and sell grow supplies, cannabis, and paraphernalia, declared […]

Stocks Saw Uneven Trade on Positive Earnings, Finish in the Green

Stocks Saw Uneven Trade on Positive Earnings, Finish in the Green

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The S&P 500 gained 0.2%, Dow Jones Industrial Average (+0.7%) and the NAS Comp (+0.1%) experienced uneven post options expiry trading action finishing in the Green. The Russell 2000 (-0.2%) did, too, but it finished in the Red.  Most S&P 500 sectors finished higher with consumer staples (+1.2%) and utilities […]

Michael Selsman’s New Judy Garland Book Promises the ‘Real’ Story of Judy’s Life.

Michael Selsman’s New Judy Garland Book Promises the ‘Real’ Story of Judy’s Life.

$AMZN, $BKS, $AEMC “Lost on the Yellow Brick Road,” by Michael Selsman, CEO of Archer Entertainment (OTCMKT:AEMC), co-authored, with Michael Simpson, published by Troika Publishing Group, is the story of a woman in terror much of her life, who had obstacles to climb, pitfalls that may as well have had knives at the bottom, fleeting […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to open lower on renewed concerns about a global growth slowdown

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to open lower on renewed concerns about a global growth slowdown

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to open lower on renewed concerns about a global growth slowdown Australian shares are set to open lower on renewed concerns about a global growth slowdown. Jobs report ahead. ASX futures were down 4 points, paring earlier losses, at about 8.15am AEDT. The Australian dollar – for now defying an even […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks higher, blue-chip CSI300 index down

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks higher, blue-chip CSI300 index down

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks higher, blue-chip CSI300 index down China will step up fiscal spending this year to support its economy, focusing on further cuts in taxes and fees for small firms, finance ministry officials said on Wednesday. Mounting pressure on the world’s second-biggest economy pushed growth last year to its lowest since […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stocks continues their downward slide

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stocks continues their downward slide

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) stocks continues their downward slide Amid a cautious trading environment, Singapore stocks continued their downward slide yesterday, with the Straits Times Index (STI) losing 0.68 per cent or 21.6 points to close at 3,171.11. Investors are finding more reasons for gloom than cheer, with the International Monetary Fund’s downgrade of its […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) solid losses are working against the safe-haven metals early today

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) solid losses are working against the safe-haven metals early today

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) solid losses are working against the safe-haven metals early today Gold prices are modestly lower in early U.S. trading Wednesday. Stabilizing world equity markets and U.S. stock indexes that are set to rebound from Tuesday’s solid losses are working against the safe-haven metals early today. Gold and silver prices dropped […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) keeps on declining

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) keeps on declining

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) keeps on declining AUD/USD continued its downward move yesterday, providing further evidence that global risk appetite is waning. A rally off the lows yesterday is faltering at $0.714, creating a lower high. Further declines target $0.712 and then $0.709. Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. The projected upper bound is: 0.72. […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) uncertainty over US-China trade talks

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) uncertainty over US-China trade talks

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) uncertainty over US-China trade talks Major stock markets in Asia ended mixed on Wednesday amid concerns over the state of ongoing U.S.-China trade negotiations, after reports emerged that the White House canceled a trade planning meeting with Beijing this week. The mainland Chinese markets, closely watched in relation to […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) still in trend channel

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) still in trend channel

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) still in trend channel EUR/USD continues to cleave to the rising channel, although we have yet to see a significant bounce. Yesterday saw the index hold the $1.134 area. If this remains the case, the bullish view suggesting a bounce back towards $1.15 remains in place. A close below $1.134 brings horizontal support […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) eyes up $1.30

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) eyes up $1.30

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) eyes up $1.30 Employment figures yesterday bolstered GBP/USD, reviving the uptrend. A fresh push above $1.30 will mark a bullish breakout, targeting $1.304 and then $1.32. A firm move below $1.28 is needed to suggest that the sequence of higher lows has been broken. Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. By […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) BoJ’s interest rate decision was to remain on hold

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) BoJ’s interest rate decision was to remain on hold

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) BoJ’s interest rate decision was to remain on hold JPY weakened somewhat as BoJ’s interest rate decision was to remain on hold as was widely expected. The decision was accompanied by cuts in the forecasts for the core CPI rate in 2019/20 and a small boost in the forecast for the […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$CARS, $IAG, $INTU, $KEY, $KMI, $NKE, $UAA Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Wednesday as follows: Cars.com Inc. (NYSE:CARS) was raised to Buy […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) goal to turn the iPhone into a digital wallet is gaining steam

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) goal to turn the iPhone into a digital wallet is gaining steam

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) goal to turn the iPhone into a digital wallet is gaining steam Apple‘s (AAPL) goal to turn the iPhone into a digital wallet is gaining steam as the company announced Tuesday that Apple Pay is now supported by 65% of all retail locations across the U.S. Customers can use Apple Pay now […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) economic outlook, corporate forecasts sour

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) economic outlook, corporate forecasts sour

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) economic outlook, corporate forecasts sour U.S. stocks ended lower on Tuesday, snapping a four-session rally, as a gloomy global economic growth outlook, trade concerns and disappointing company forecasts dampened sentiment. All three major U.S. stock indexes pared losses after White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow denied a report by the Financial Times […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) unveiling new features

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) unveiling new features

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) unveiling new features Twitter (TWTR -3.4%) says it’s rolled out its new homepage experience to some users on Twitter.com. The update adds new features like bookmarks and “Explore” along with improved trends and Direct Messages, the company says. Its tweet also highlights an emoji button and advanced search. “And coming soon, you’ll have easy access […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) looking to curb travel expenses and postpone the recruitment

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) looking to curb travel expenses and postpone the recruitment

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) looking to curb travel expenses and postpone the recruitment Alibaba Group Holding Limited recently announced that it is looking to curb travel expenses and postpone the recruitment of new personnel amid a weakening Chinese economy. Reportedly, the company has delayed new hiring till April 2019. Moreover, to save on airfare, […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) recent flop has led to another depreciation in its value

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) recent flop has led to another depreciation in its value

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) recent flop has led to another depreciation in its value Bitcoin is facing another catastrophic fall, according to cryptocurrency experts, which could result in it exponentially rising once again. The internet based currency has been extremely turbulent, spiking and plummeting as people regularly gain and lose confidence. As such, Bitcoin’s value remains […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Expect further deceleration in the social network’s business growth

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Expect further deceleration in the social network’s business growth

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Expect further deceleration in the social network’s business growth Social network Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) is slated to report its fourth-quarter and full-year financial results next Wednesday. With shares down about 30% since the stock hit an all-time high of $218.62 last summer, the pressure is on. Decelerating growth, some high-profile privacy and security issues, and a decline […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) could be weeks away from paying out $920 million in cash to bondholders

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) could be weeks away from paying out $920 million in cash to bondholders

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) could be weeks away from paying out $920 million in cash to bondholders Tesla could be weeks away from paying out $920 million in cash to bondholders, potentially wiping out much of the company’s war chest, CNBC reports. With time running out, Tesla hopes to increase its stock price to $359.87 per share […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) claimed it created an AI agent that could “correctly distinguish a slide with metastatic cancer from a slide without cancer 99% of the time

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) claimed it created an AI agent that could  “correctly distinguish a slide with metastatic cancer from a slide without cancer 99% of the time

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) claimed it created an AI agent that could “correctly distinguish a slide with metastatic cancer from a slide without cancer 99% of the time Major breakthroughs are now possible with less data than ever thanks to artificial intelligence, Alphabet Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat said during a panel at the World Economic Forum in […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) five higher-priced components are accounting for nearly half of the decline

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) five higher-priced components are accounting for nearly half of the decline

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) five higher-priced components are accounting for nearly half of the decline Of the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s DJIA, -1.22%412-point plunge Tuesday, five higher-priced components are accounting for nearly half of the decline. The biggest drag on the Dow’s price is Boeing Co. BA, -1.87% as the stock fell $8.75, or 2.4%, to shave about 59 points […]

United States Oil (USO) from shale basins to rise to 8.179 mln bpd in Feb

United States Oil (USO) from shale basins to rise to 8.179 mln bpd in Feb

United States Oil (USO) from shale basins to rise to 8.179 mln bpd in Feb U.S. oil output from seven major shale formations is expected to rise by 63,000 barrels per day (bpd) in February to 8.179 million bpd, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said in a monthly report on Tuesday. The largest change is […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold SteadyUSD FlatCrude Oil UpStocks Off In Asia Notes: The Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) will hold the next policy-setting meeting on 29-30 January. China reported its lowest annual economic growth since Y 1990 and must stimulate. Gold: Gold prices stood firm Wednesday on higher demand for safe-haven assets over concerns of slowing global economy and […]

China Musts: Align with US on Trade and Stimulate Sinking Economy

China Musts: Align with US on Trade and Stimulate Sinking Economy

China will step up fiscal spending this year to support its economy, focusing on further cuts in taxes and fees for small firms, finance ministry officials said Wednesday. Mounting US trade tariff pressure on the world’s 2nd-biggest economy pushed growth last year to its lowest since Y 1990 even as Beijing stepped up stimulus measures […]

F1 Drivers: The Richest, Ferrari, MercedesAMG and the Rest

F1 Drivers: The Richest, Ferrari,  MercedesAMG and the Rest

$RACE F1 is one of the richest sports in the world and F1 drivers get paid handsomely, with salaries rivaling some of the richest athletes in the world. World Champion Lewis Hamilton’s net worth is around $280-M, 4X champion Sebastian Vettel’s net worth is around $55-M, while Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo’s net worth is around […]

Wealth Manager UBS Suffers Huge Withdrawals

Wealth Manager UBS Suffers Huge Withdrawals

$UBS, $CS UBS Group (NYSE:UBS) warned that the worst may not be over after clients pulled $13-B in assets during a market correction in the last 3 months of Y 2018. Increased volatility, rising protectionism and geopolitical tensions are still weighing on investors, which will hit wealth and asset management revenue in Q-1, the Zurich-based […]

Collapse of US Housing Market Not ‘On the Cards’

Collapse of US Housing Market Not ‘On the Cards’

$BAC, $STI, $SHW, $SWK There are no shortage of warning signs for the housing market, but Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) says investors should not fear the worst. “Do not believe the narratives of a housing collapse,” economist Michelle Meyer wrote in a note to clients Tuesday. Ms. Meyer said the challenges facing the sector “should […]

China Trade Issues Still in the Headlines, Stocks Retrace Overbought Conditions

China Trade Issues Still in the Headlines, Stocks Retrace Overbought Conditions

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Fake News: reports of canceled trading meeting with Chinese officials untrue, there was No meeting planed to cancel. “The big meeting that everyone’s moving towards will be Vice Premier Liu He is coming at the end of the month, as I think everybody knows. That will be a very important […]

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

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

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) futures pointing lower The Australian share market looks likely to extend its decline on Wednesday. According to the latest SPI futures, the ASX 200 is poised to open the day 0.4% or 23 points lower this morning. This follows a disappointing night of trade on Wall Street which late in the […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Risk Appetite Recedes

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Risk Appetite Recedes

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Risk Appetite Recedes There are renewed worries about slowing global economic growth, as the International Monetary Fund released a report Monday that projected collective world economic growth at 3.5% in 2019, which is down from their last forecast in October for 3.7% growth. The IMF also warned about higher risks for […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) back to channel support

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) back to channel support

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) back to channel support EUR/USD’s fall has continued, but it is now nearing the bottom-end of the rising channel. If a bounce from around these levels takes place, a higher low in the uptrend from November lows has been created. This might suggest a move back towards the top-end of the channel, […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) concerns about the global economic outlook

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) concerns about the global economic outlook

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) concerns about the global economic outlook Stocks in Asia declined on Tuesday as investor sentiment dipped on concerns about the global outlook, after the International Monetary Fund (IMF)slashed its world economic growth forecast on Monday. In the Greater China region, the Shanghai composite declined about 1.18 percent to close at around 2,579.70 and […]

Dip in Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) uptrend provides bulls with an opening

Dip in Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) uptrend provides bulls with an opening

Dip in Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) uptrend provides bulls with an opening As with equities, USD/JPY’s bounce has stalled over the past couple of sessions, but the uptrend is still in place. The pullback from Friday highs has been met with buying so far this morning, with the price finding support around ¥109.35. If a higher […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares decline on concerns China slowdown

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares decline on concerns China slowdown

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares decline on concerns China slowdown Asian markets were mostly lower on Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund trimmed its global outlook for 2019 and 2020. The downgrade came after China said its economy grew at the slowest pace in 30 years in the last quarter of 2018. Wall Street was […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) recovers from recent weakness

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) recovers from recent weakness

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) recovers from recent weakness GBP/USD’s overall upward trend from the lows of December continues, although it received a sharp check on Friday. However, the price continues to hold the 200-hour simple moving average (SMA) of $1.285, having bounced back above it yesterday. This dip may see fresh buying, targeting $1.30 in […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) dropped to three-week lows overnight as the bulls are fading

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) dropped to three-week lows overnight as the bulls are fading

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) dropped to three-week lows overnight as the bulls are fading Gold prices are trading near steady, while silver is slightly lower in early U.S. trading Tuesday. Both metals dropped to three-week lows overnight as the bulls are fading. There is some keener risk aversion in the marketplace today, which will […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Weak Global Economic Forecasts Weighing on Aussie

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Weak Global Economic Forecasts Weighing on Aussie

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Weak Global Economic Forecasts Weighing on Aussie The Australian and New Zealand Dollars are trading lower on Tuesday in reaction to concerns over data showing China’s economy slowed sharply in 2018 and weakening global growth. The lack of fresh developments over U.S.-China trade relations could also be weighing on the Aussie […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$BAC, $BBT, $CAT, $CVX, $EW, $FAST, $FISV, $VLO Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Tuesday as follows: Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC) was […]

“Sex Games In Hollywood,” new book by Michael Selsman, author of “All Is Vanity”

“Sex Games In Hollywood,” new book by Michael Selsman, author of “All Is Vanity”

$AEMC, $AMZN, $BKS “Sex Games in Hollywood & Around the World” by Michael Selsman released worldwide by Troika Publishing Group. A new book by Michael Selsman, President of Archer Entertainment (OTCMKT:AEMC) and author of “All Is Vanity,” was released at the weekend by his publisher. “Sex Games in Hollywood & Around the World,” is now […]

Intro Reading: Steven Machat’s ‘Spiritual Insomnia’

Intro Reading: Steven Machat’s ‘Spiritual Insomnia’

$AEMC Steven Machat, entertainment producer, author and provocateur Archer Entertainment Media’s (OTCMKT:AEMC) music division head give the intro read to his latest book Spiritual Insomnia Mr. Machat is the author of 6 books, including “Gods, Gangsters & Honor,” and his latest, “Spiritual Insomnia.” Mr. Machat spent the last 40 years representing The Rolling Stones, Peter Gabriel, Electric Light Orchestra, Genesis, Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Ready […]

Hollywood Producer Christine Forsyth Peters Joins Archer Entertainment (OTCMKT:AEMC)

Hollywood Producer Christine Forsyth Peters Joins Archer Entertainment (OTCMKT:AEMC)

$AEMC Archer Entertainment Media Communications’ (OTCMKT:AEMC) President Michael Selsman announced Tuesday that Christine Forsyth Peters, head of CFP Productions and Marmont Lane Entertainment has joined legendary international music music producer Steven Machat in the company’s C-Suite. Ms. Peters has 3 feature films in pre-production. Notably, in Y 1991, she formed a partnership with legendary producer […]

Fossil stock will sell smartwatch IP to Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG)

Fossil stock will sell smartwatch IP to Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG)

Fossil stock will sell smartwatch IP to Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Shares of Fossil Group Inc. FOSL, +0.00% are up nearly 5% in afternoon trading Thursday after the company announced that it would be selling intellectual property related to in-development smartwatch technology to Alphabet Inc.’sGOOGL, +0.74% GOOG, +0.77% Google for $40 million. The shares were up as much as 10.9% earlier in […]

United States Oil (USO) U.S. Drilling Slows Down

United States Oil (USO) U.S. Drilling Slows Down

United States Oil (USO) U.S. Drilling Slows Down Oil prices were up early on Monday, steadying at a two-month high last seen in mid-November, as the plunging U.S. rig count last week signaled a slowdown in shale drilling amid the lower price of oil.   At 10:34 EST on Monday, WTI Crude was up 0.44 percent at […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Continued Risk of Weakness

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Continued Risk of Weakness

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Continued Risk of Weakness Yesterday, there was a significant downward move below the $3,650 support level in bitcoin price against the US Dollar. The BTC/USD pair even traded below the $3,560 support level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. It spiked below the $3,500 support and a low was formed near the $3,465 […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) developments helped investors ignore concerns about the month long partial shutdown of the U.S. government

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) developments helped investors ignore concerns about the month long partial shutdown of the U.S. government

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) developments helped investors ignore concerns about the month long partial shutdown of the U.S. government The bull-run of the U.S. stocks continued for the fourth straight day on Friday following positive news on the trade war front. These developments helped investors ignore concerns about the month long partial shutdown of the U.S. […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Fall Solidly After Long Weekend

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Fall Solidly After Long Weekend

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Fall Solidly After Long Weekend Dow Jones futures fell solidly Monday night, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures, after U.S. stock markets were closed in observance of the Martin Luther King holiday. The stock market rally powered higher last week, with the Dow Jones, S&P 500 index and Nasdaq composite […]

A slowdown in Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) earnings and revenue is coming

A slowdown in Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) earnings and revenue is coming

A slowdown in Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) earnings and revenue is coming The fiscal third quarter is an important one for Alibaba because it includes its annual Singles Day sales extravaganza, which takes place on Nov. 11. It’s the largest single day of sales for the company, and revenues have grown significantly every year. […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) overseas expansion is critical

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) overseas expansion is critical

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) overseas expansion is critical After an initial period of challenges and delays for Model 3 production that Tesla(NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk referred to as “production hell,” Model 3 manufacturing saw significant improvements in the second half of last year. Deliveries of the vehicle in the third and fourth quarter of last year were 55,840 and […]

Why Facebook, Inc (NASDAQ:FB) should pay dividends

Why Facebook, Inc (NASDAQ:FB) should pay dividends

Why Facebook, Inc (NASDAQ:FB) should pay dividends Tech companies have historically been slow to start paying dividends, and with Facebook having gone public in 2012, a seven-year history without dividends is far from unusual. It usually takes a long time for newly public companies to gain traction in their respective businesses, and in the technology […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Heffx Technical Analysis

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Heffx Technical Analysis

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Heffx Technical Analysis Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. The projected upper bound is: 36.68. The projected lower bound is: 29.83. The projected closing price is: 33.26. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 8 white candles and […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX, Once again, the US stock market was primed to rebound, it rebounded extending into options expiration, + there is plenty of money still on Wall Street’s sidelines. The US financial market was closed Monday for a Holiday, Options expiry brought a big Northside move. Perhaps we will see come giveback […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold OffUSD FlatCrude Oil DownStocks Off In Asia Notes: The Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) will hold the next policy-setting meeting on 29-30 January. China’s state planner Tuesday warned that the downward pressure on the economy will affect China’s job market as falling factory orders point to a further drop in activity in coming months and […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) the Cost of Entry

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) the Cost of Entry

$RACE Each year the price increases based on the US Consumer Price Index (CPI), and it means for Y 2019 that all teams have to pay a basic entry fee of US$546,133, and then an extra amount depending on where they finished last year. The constructors’ champion, MercedesAMG has to pay $6553 per point scored, […]

Box Office: ‘Glass’ Opens to $47-M Over Holiday Weekend

Box Office: ‘Glass’ Opens to $47-M Over Holiday Weekend

$CMCSA, $DIS, $TWX, $VIA, $SNE, $FOX Japanese anime pic ‘Dragon Ball Super: Broly’ surprises, while ‘The Upside’ keeps audiences laughing! M. Night Shyamalan’s Glass is easily winning the long Holiday weekend at the box office with an estimated $47.1-M coming in behind expectations after middling audience scores and poor reviews. Financially, the movie is already in good […]

Financial Markets Depend on President Trump Holding the Line

Financial Markets Depend on President Trump Holding the Line

Equity investment markets hold lots of different risks for participants. And none is greater than the risk of erratic government policy, the growth of government bureaucracies and their oppressive regulations have resulted in the continuing loss of economic freedom for all Americans.   Today, free-market capitalism is under attack by the political-social-intellectual-elite who really believe […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares open higher

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares open higher

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) shares open higher Singapore stocks opened higher on Monday (Jan 21), with the Straits Times Index advancing 9.17 points, or 0.3 per cent to 3,233.51 as at 9.01am. Gainers outnumbered losers 75 to 20, after about 73.5 million shares worth $44.1 million changed hands. The most actively traded counter was JCG […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) continues to decline from 76.4% resistance

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) continues to decline from 76.4% resistance

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) continues to decline from 76.4% resistance GBP/USD has been weakening consistently since hitting the 76.4% resistance level of $1.30. Whether this is simply another short-term retracement or the beginning of a wider bearish shift for the pair remains to be seen. However, with a minimal rebound this morning being sold into straight […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) poised to edge lower after the IMF once again pared its global growth forecast

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) poised to edge lower after the IMF once again pared its global growth forecast

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) poised to edge lower after the IMF once again pared its global growth forecast Australian shares are poised to edge lower after the IMF once again pared its global growth forecast. ASX futures were down 1 point near 5.45am AEDT. European shares were mostly lower. Wall Street was closed for a holiday. […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) $15 level of course will offer support

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) $15 level of course will offer support

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) $15 level of course will offer support Silver markets pulled back during thin trading on Monday as traders came back from the weekend. With the holiday schedule, and of course volume would have been late, so I don’t read too much into the pullback other than the 61.8% Fibonacci retracement […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) falls into Fibonacci support

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) falls into Fibonacci support

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) falls into Fibonacci support EUR/USD has dropped into the 76.4% retracement amid a sell-off that has brought us back into a crucial area of support. The wider trend highlights the creation of higher highs and higher lows, thus pointing towards a possible bullish reversal in the near future. With an ascending trendline further […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) rallies back into Fibonacci resistance

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) rallies back into Fibonacci resistance

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) rallies back into Fibonacci resistance The FTSE 100 has rallied back into the 7000-mark once more, with the 76.4% Fibonacci retracement coming into play again. The wider downtrend would require a break through 7146 to negate, and until then there is a chance we could turn lower once more. Given we are currently […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) investors eye BoJ statement

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) investors eye BoJ statement

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) investors eye BoJ statement USD/JPY is quiet at the start of the week. In Monday’s North American session, the pair is trading at 109.67, down 0.09% on the day. In economic news, U.S banks are closed for a holiday. With no U.S or Japanese events on the schedule, traders can expect […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors shrugged off the country’s slowest rate of annual economic growth in 28 years

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors shrugged off the country’s slowest rate of annual economic growth in 28 years

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors shrugged off the country’s slowest rate of annual economic growth in 28 years China shares ended higher on Monday as investors shrugged off the country’s slowest rate of annual economic growth in 28 years amid expectations that authorities will pursue more stimulus to support growth.  At the close, the […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) at risk of another break lower

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) at risk of another break lower

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) at risk of another break lower AUD/USD has been on the rise throughout the beginning of 2019, although the past week has seen the pair drift lower in what could be a topping pattern. The wider trend in AUD/USD is bearish, and thus until we break through the $7393 level, there is […]

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) Canada to release Manufacturing Sales for November

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) Canada to release Manufacturing Sales for November

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) Canada to release Manufacturing Sales for November USD/CAD has posted small gains in the Monday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.3298, up 0.23% on the day. There are no U.S. or Canadian events on the schedule, so traders can expect limited movement from the pair during the day. On […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors shrugged off data showing the Chinese economy slowed

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors shrugged off data showing the Chinese economy slowed

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors shrugged off data showing the Chinese economy slowed Hong Kong’s main Hang Seng index crept higher on Monday as investors shrugged off data showing the Chinese economy slowed within market expectations in the fourth quarter of 2018, amid expectations that Beijing would roll out more stimulus to boost […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) posting a fourth straight week of gains

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) posting a fourth straight week of gains

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) posting a fourth straight week of gains World stock indexes have jumped, with Wall Street posting a fourth straight week of gains, and the US dollar reaching its first positive week since mid-December as optimism increased that an end is in sight to the US-China trade conflict. Stocks were boosted […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) failed to maintain its recently established position in the $3,700 region

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) failed to maintain its recently established position in the $3,700 region

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) failed to maintain its recently established position in the $3,700 region Yesterday, Bitcoin surged to highs of over $3,750, which appeared to many analysts to be an important price level that would lead to a further surge into the low-$4,000 range. Despite this, BTC’s bulls were not able to muster up enough buying pressure […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Outpaces Stock Market Gains

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Outpaces Stock Market Gains

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Outpaces Stock Market Gains Twitter closed at $32.95 in the latest trading session, marking a +1.79% move from the prior day. The stock outpaced the S&P 500’s daily gain of 1.07%. At the same time, the Dow added 0.65%, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq gained 1.71%. Prior to today’s trading, shares of the […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) has a billion dollar debt coming due

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) has a billion dollar debt coming due

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) has a billion dollar debt coming due Tesla has a billion dollar debt coming due, and it could wipe out nearly a third of the company’s cash if the stock price doesn’t improve. About $920 million in convertible senior notes expires on March 1 at a conversion price of $359.87 per share. […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) up by at least 8 percent to begin 2019

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) up by at least 8 percent to begin 2019

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) up by at least 8 percent to begin 2019 Even with the U.S.-China trade war still raging, Chinese stocks are on fire. Increasing trade tensions between the U.S. and China through the back-half of 2018 took a sledgehammer to Chinese shares. Baidu ended the year with a 32 percent loss, […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) “Ideal” Time to Buy

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) “Ideal” Time to Buy

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) “Ideal” Time to Buy When reading about Facebook stock, we’re mostly surrounded with negative hyperbole. That’s quite understandable considering the circumstances. But from a contrarian perspective, this setting represents the ideal time to pick up shares. I’d approach this situation by asking the opposite question: would you sell FB stock at this […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) deal cuts the price of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL by $150 each

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) deal cuts the price of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL by $150 each

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) deal cuts the price of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL by $150 each If you’ve been waiting for Google to offer a new deal on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, your patience has been rewarded. According to Android Police, both handsets have been reduced in price by $150 at the Google Store. […]

United States Oil (USO) prices are being supported by supply cuts led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

United States Oil (USO) prices are being supported by supply cuts led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

United States Oil (USO) prices are being supported by supply cuts led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Oil prices rose to their highest for 2019 on Monday after data showed refinery processing in China, the world’s second-largest oil consumer, climbed to a record in 2018, despite a slowing economy last year. […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Up USD Soft Crude Oil Higher Stocks Up In Asia Notes: The Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) will hold the next policy-setting meeting on 29-30 January. UK PM May will return to Parliament Monday to set out how she plans to try to break the BREXIT deadlock after her deal was rejected by […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to open higher on hopes that the US and China are moving to resolve their trade dispute

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to open higher on hopes that the US and China are moving to resolve their trade dispute

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to open higher on hopes that the US and China are moving to resolve their trade dispute Australian shares are set to open higher on hopes that the US and China are moving to resolve their trade dispute. ASX futures were up 43 points. US markets will be closed Monday […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) bets of US/China trade progress

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) bets of US/China trade progress

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) bets of US/China trade progress Australian shares are set to open higher on hopes that the US and China are moving to resolve their trade dispute. ASX futures were up 43 points. US markets will be closed Monday for a holiday. The Australian dollar slipped 0.4 per cent. Wall […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) hopes that Beijing and Washington could reach a deal to end their tariff war

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) hopes that Beijing and Washington could reach a deal to end their tariff war

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) hopes that Beijing and Washington could reach a deal to end their tariff war Chinese stocks rose on Friday, posting their third straight week of gains, buoyed by hopes that Beijing and Washington could reach a deal to end their tariff war. The blue-chip CSI300 index closed up 1.8 percent […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) tone changed from short-term bullish to short-term bearish

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) tone changed from short-term bullish to short-term bearish

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) tone changed from short-term bullish to short-term bearish The tone changed from short-term bullish to short-term bearish last week when U.S. Treasury yields started to rise. This helped make the U.S. Dollar a more attractive investment. Yields are being boosted by increased demand for risky assets tied to the optimism over […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Under Pressure

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Under Pressure

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Under Pressure The miserable phase of consolidation continues in gold, and this morning there is pressure taking gold back down near the support level of $1,280. This action is no surprise; it’s just part of the pattern. From a trader’s standpoint, we will look at this as a buying opportunity. The range in gold […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Increased Risk Appetite

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Increased Risk Appetite

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Increased Risk Appetite The Dollar/Yen rose last week on the back of higher Treasury yields and increased appetite for risky assets. Traders were reacting to optimism over progress in U.S-China trade talks. The catalysts behind the rising Treasury yields were reports that the two economic powerhouses were considering offering concessions to […]

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