British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) turning lower after recent rally

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) turning lower after recent rally

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) turning lower after recent rally GBP/USD rallied sharply at the end of the week, coming off the back of a stronger than expected UK gross domestic product (GDP) reading for November. That has taken us through the $1.2812 resistance level, pointing towards a potential period of upside from here. However, with the […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) consolidating at Fibonacci support

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) consolidating at Fibonacci support

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) consolidating at Fibonacci support EUR/USD pulled back into the 76.4% retracement last week, with the price continuing to consolidate around that key support level. The ability to remain above that level is going to be crucial in determining where we go from here, for if we break below this $1.1456 support, it would […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) determined by investor appetite for risk

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) determined by investor appetite for risk

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) determined by investor appetite for risk The Dollar/Yen is being pressured on Monday from lower demand for risky assets. U.S. stock market weakness is driving some investors into the safe-haven Japanese Yen. The catalysts behind the weakness are weaker-than-expected trade data from China and concerns over the U.S. government shutdown. Investors […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) fresh concerns about the global economy

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) fresh concerns about the global economy

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) fresh concerns about the global economy The Australian dollar eased on Monday as fresh concerns about the global economy resurfaced. The main theme of the session was a weak Chinese trade report for December with imports and exports suffering the largest year-ended decline since the second half of 2016, raising renewed concern about […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors reacted to Chinese government data

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors reacted to Chinese government data

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors reacted to Chinese government data Asia Pacific markets started off the trading week mostly on the back foot as China’s disappointing trade data spooked investors. Major indexes in South Korea, China, Hong Kong and Singapore tumbled Monday afternoon. The market in Japan is closed for a public holiday. Shares in Asia were lower after Chinese government data showed […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) two-month-old price uptrend is still in place

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) two-month-old price uptrend is still in place

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) two-month-old price uptrend is still in place Technically, February gold futures bulls have the overall near-term technical advantage. A two-month-old price uptrend is still in place on the daily bar chart. The recent sideways pause is not bearish. Gold bulls’ next upside near-term price breakout objective is to produce a close above solid […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) some safe-haven buying interest

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) some safe-haven buying interest

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) some safe-haven buying interest Gold prices are holding mild gains in early-aftgernoon U.S. trading Monday, in a quieter, choppy and two-sided session. Some safe-haven buying interest was featured as world stock markets started out the trading week lower on some very weak economic data coming out of China. However, U.S. […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) ends six-day stretch of gains

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) ends six-day stretch of gains

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) ends six-day stretch of gains Shares in Hong Kong and Shanghai fell and the yuan declined as China’s weakest trade data since 2016 fueled concern about the impact of a dispute with the U.S. and slowing economy. The Hang Seng Index fell 1.4 percent, ending a six-day run of […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) Set to Open Higher

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) Set to Open Higher

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) Set to Open Higher Australian shares appear set to edge higher at the open, despite rising concerns flagged by the OECD about global growth, the latest weak China economic data, a retreat in base metals and the pending UK parliamentary vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal. ASX futures were up 9 […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$ATVI, $CHK, $DCP, $DRI, $EA, $GLUU, $NFLX, 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 Monday as follows: Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) was started with […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) pressure is mounting to change the company’s culture

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) pressure is mounting to change the company’s culture

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) pressure is mounting to change the company’s culture The board of directors at the helm of Alphabet (the listed tech company that owns Google and its subsidiaries) is being sued for allegedly protecting executives from sexual misconduct accusations. At the heart of the allegations is a New York Times report that claims Google asked for […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) caution ahead of major bank earnings

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) caution ahead of major bank earnings

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) caution ahead of major bank earnings U.S. stock-index futures dropped on caution ahead of major bank earnings and no signs the longest partial government shutdown in modern history is ending. Futures contracts on the S&P 500 Index fell as much as 0.8 percent as of 10:16 a.m. in Singapore after […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) traders cashing in on gains from the five-day winning streak

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) traders cashing in on gains from the five-day winning streak

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) traders cashing in on gains from the five-day winning streak The lead from Wall Street is slightly soft as stocks opened lower on Friday, staged a recovery in the afternoon but still finished barely in the red. The Dow shed 5.97 points or 0.02 percent to 23,995.95, while the NASDAQ lost 14.59 […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) massive tax cut by the government presents a buying opportunity

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) massive tax cut by the government presents a buying opportunity

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) massive tax cut by the government presents a buying opportunity On the first trading day of the year, Apple (AAPL) announced a significant downward revision to its guidance. The reasons were slowing emerging market growth — China — and the trade war. There is another behemoth in China that may feel […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) short term breakout pattern forming with resistance near $3,650

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) short term breakout pattern forming with resistance near $3,650

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) short term breakout pattern forming with resistance near $3,650 This past week, bitcoin price started a major downward move from the $4,037 swing high against the US Dollar. The BTC/USD pair declined heavily and broke the $4,000, $3,800, $3,725 and $3,650 support levels. The decline was nasty as there was a close below the […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Target $420 then $150

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Target $420 then $150

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Target $420 then $150 Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. The projected upper bound is: 380.19. The projected lower bound is: 314.83. The projected closing price is: 347.51. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 7 white candles […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) monthly user growth declined

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) monthly user growth declined

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) monthly user growth declined Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. The projected upper bound is: 36.35. The projected lower bound is: 29.41. The projected closing price is: 32.88. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 8 white candles […]

United States Oil (USO) production growth to slow in 2019 versus 2018

United States Oil (USO) production growth to slow in 2019 versus 2018

United States Oil (USO) production growth to slow in 2019 versus 2018 Except for an OPEC-induced dip in production in 2016, U.S. oil production has risen like a rocket since 2011. None of those years was bigger than 2018, when domestic oil production rose by 1.5 million barrels per day (BPD). In the six of […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Heffx Technical Outlook

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Heffx Technical Outlook

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Heffx Technical Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. The projected upper bound is: 154.95. The projected lower bound is: 132.71. The projected closing price is: 143.83. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 7 white candles and […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Higher USD Lower Crude Oil Down Stocks Lower sans Japan In Asia Notes: On the earnings front, US banks are in sharp focus with Quarterly results from Citigroup (C) due Monday followed by JPMorgan Chase (JPM), Wells Fargo (WFC), Goldman Sachs (GS) and Morgan Stanley (MS) later in the week. Expectations are low with profits for US companies […]

What Were 2018’s Top Endangered Animals?

What Were 2018’s Top Endangered Animals?

Northern Right Whale Main causes for endangerment: Hunting, ship strikes and entanglement with fishing gear.Remaining: 400 The Vaquita Main causes for endangerment: Bycatch.Remaining: 12-15 Amur Leopard Main causes for endangerment: Poaching, poaching of prey species, habitat loss and deforestation or exploitation of forests.Remaining: 70 Javan Rhinoceros Main causes for endangerment: Low genetic diversity, natural disasters (tsunami and volcanos), disease, habitat destruction.Remaining: […]

Organic Farming in the US is Growing

Organic Farming in the US is Growing

The number of certified Organic farms in the United States increased 11% in Y 2016 to 14,217 from the prior year, according to the latest available data from the US Department of Agriculture’s National Agriculture Statistics Service, and has gone up 56% since Y 2011. Sales of certified Organic products have also spiked in recent years, […]

Box Office: ‘The Upside’ Beats ‘Aquaman’ With $19.6-M; ‘Replicas’ DOA

Box Office: ‘The Upside’ Beats ‘Aquaman’ With $19.6-M; ‘Replicas’ DOA

$TWX, $SNE, $DIS, $VIA, $CMCSA ‘The Upside’ is a win for Kevin Hart and STXfilms; ‘Replicas’ marks a career worst for Keanu Reeves. Kevin Hart is proving his power at the box office again with the better-than-expected launch of The Upside. The dramedy beat Aquaman at the weekend with $19.6-M in a surprise victory. The Upside is also […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) moving in a fairly narrow side corridor

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) moving in a fairly narrow side corridor

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) moving in a fairly narrow side corridor After the “New Year storm,” caused by the lack of liquidity, the Japanese currency is complete calm, moving in a fairly narrow side corridor within 107.75-109.10. The pair met the end of the week in the same place where it started , near the […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) busy week ahead

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) busy week ahead

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) busy week ahead For the Dollar, it’s a busy week ahead, with key stats including wholesale inflation and NY State PMI numbers on Tuesday, December retail sales figures on Wednesday and the Philly FED Manufacturing PMI and housing sector figures on Thursday. Following a choppy few weeks in the markets and with […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) vulnerable to a correction towards 3,120

Singapore: STI Index (.STI)  vulnerable to a correction towards 3,120

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) vulnerable to a correction towards 3,120 Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 3,120.01. The projected upper bound is: 3,290.82. The projected lower bound is: 3,113.67. The projected closing price is: […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) all eyes will be on the Parliament Brexit Vote

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) all eyes will be on the Parliament Brexit Vote

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) all eyes will be on the Parliament Brexit Vote Parliament Brexit Vote: Tuesday, Tentative.  All eyes will be on this crucial vote. UK PM has secured an reached an agreement on the withdrawal of the country from the EU, but Parliament is expected to vote against the deal. That would mean […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) vulnerable to a correction towards 2,609

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) vulnerable to a correction towards 2,609

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) vulnerable to a correction towards 2,609 Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 2,609.35. The projected upper bound is: 2,635.91. The projected lower bound is: 2,469.80. The projected closing price is: 2,552.85. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) traders will continue to monitor movements in the U.S. dollar

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) traders will continue to monitor movements in the U.S. dollar

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) traders will continue to monitor movements in the U.S. dollar This week precious metal traders will continue to monitor movements in the U.S. dollar, one of the biggest factors for gold, with the greenback in turn taking its cue from expectations around the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy plans. Tuesday’s […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to start the week on a positive note

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to start the week on a positive note

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to start the week on a positive note ustralian shares are poised to start the week on a positive note as investors await the start of the US reporting season for a read on the outlook for corporate profits. ASX futures up 15 points. The Australian dollar edged 0.4 per […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) price vulnerable near-term while below 1302

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) price vulnerable near-term while below 1302

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) price vulnerable near-term while below 1302 Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 1,252.26. The projected upper bound is: 1,306.77. The projected lower bound is: 1,270.41. The projected closing price is: […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) focus for local investors will be offshore this week

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) focus for local investors will be offshore this week

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) focus for local investors will be offshore this week Australian shares are poised to start the week on a positive note as investors await the start of the US reporting season for a read on the outlook for corporate profits. ASX futures up 15 points. The Australian dollar edged […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) main trend is down

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) main trend is down

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) main trend is down The main trend is down according to the daily swing chart. However, momentum is trending higher. The main trend will change to up on a trade through .7247. The minor trend is up. This move triggered the shift in momentum to up. The main range is .7394 […]

The US Has the Strongest ‘Buck’ in about 30 Years

The US Has the Strongest ‘Buck’ in about 30 Years

$USD USD is at its strongest mark in 30 years, according to the Economist newspaper’s January 2019 “Big Mac Index.” The newspaper’s “lighthearted guide to exchange rates” measures the purchasing power of currencies against each other. The gauge also compares the prices of McDonald’s hamburger, the Big Mac, in different countries with the actual exchange rate between […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Management Turns to ‘Harmony’

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Management Turns to ‘Harmony’

The new Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) team principal, Mattia Binotto, 49 anni, now has the reins of The Scuderia’s F1 program, as he was chosen to replace Maurizio Arrivabene last Monday just 5 weeks before F1’s 1st testing in Barcelona. Mr. Binotto has taken on the most high-profile management role in motorsport. H inherited the Team that […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Reports on Share Buyback Program

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Reports on Share Buyback Program

$RACE Summary: Ferrari repurchased 78,055 common shares for €7.04-M till 10 January 2019, under the repurchase program announced on 28 December 2018. The company share repurchase resulted in 6.08-M common shares held in treasury as of 10 January 2019. As of the same date, the Company held 2.43% of the total issued share capital including the […]

Family Owned Italian Fashion Houses Prepare for the Future

Family Owned Italian Fashion Houses Prepare for the Future

$KORS To stay on trend, Italian fashion houses are refashioning themselves for future growth. Luxury label Ermenegildo Zegna, which opens Fall/Winter menswear previews at Milan Fashion Week Friday, made its 1st move to expand abroad with the Zegna Group’s Summer acquisition of American brand Thom Browne. The Gianni Versace house’s entrance into the group owned […]

US Stocks Finished Flat/Unchanged Ahead of Earnings Season

US Stocks Finished Flat/Unchanged Ahead of Earnings Season

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Stocks paused to refresh Friday after being up 10.4% since Christmas Eve, earnings season begins in earnest next week, Analysts have been very negative ahead of this coming reporting frame. Earnings reports start next week with results from the big banks. And the warnings have been the most dire in […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) shares rose Thursday after Bank of America Merrill Lynch upgraded the stock

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) shares rose Thursday after Bank of America Merrill Lynch upgraded the stock

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) shares rose Thursday after Bank of America Merrill Lynch upgraded the stock Twitter shares rose Thursday after Bank of America Merrill Lynch upgraded the stock, citing increased usage by younger people and more engagement by its current users. Bank of America raised the stock to buy from neutral and took the firm’s […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock is poised to jump tremendously in 2019

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock is poised to jump tremendously in 2019

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock is poised to jump tremendously in 2019 Social media giant Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) had a rough 2018, as it was hit by data-privacy scandals, regulation crackdowns, slowing revenue growth, compressing margins, plenty of bad press, and a falling stock. But FB still owns the four most-widely-used-internet properties in the world. Each of them has over […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Sentiment Turns Negative

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Sentiment Turns Negative

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Sentiment Turns Negative Bitcoin lost more than 10% today, following many digital currencies lower after market research showed a decline in investor sentiment. The price of bitcoin had fallen to as little as $3,570.29 at the time of report, down roughly 10.6% in the last 24 hours and 11.2% from the start of the day, […]

United States Oil (USO) Government data shows vast stockpiles of gasoline and other fuel in the United States

United States Oil (USO) Government data shows vast stockpiles of gasoline and other fuel in the United States

United States Oil (USO) Government data shows vast stockpiles of gasoline and other fuel in the United States Oil prices ticked higher on Thursday, extending a winning streak into a ninth session, with gains capped by the lack of any clear resolution to U.S.-China trade talks and weak Chinese economic data. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$BA, $CTWS, $STXZ, $DELL, $DG, $DLTR, $DHI, $EMV, $LMT 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 Friday as follows: Boeing Co. (NYSE:BA) was started […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) exit correction territory as stocks extend winning streak

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) exit correction territory as stocks extend winning streak

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) exit correction territory as stocks extend winning streak The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 exited correction territory Thursday, with the stock market rising for a fifth session in a row as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reiterated the central bank’s commitment to proceeding with caution on the […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) came under pressure in 2018, partly due to concerns about the trade war

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) came under pressure in 2018, partly due to concerns about the trade war

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) came under pressure in 2018, partly due to concerns about the trade war Alibaba (NYSE:BABA), like many Chinese and technology stocks, came under pressure in 2018, partly due to concerns about the trade war. And in the past few weeks, the strengthening U.S. dollar and reports of a potential cooling of […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Heffx Trading Review

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Heffx Trading Review

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Heffx Trading Review Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. The projected upper bound is: 7,381.27. The projected lower bound is: 6,583.62. The projected closing price is: 6,982.44. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 7 white candles and […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) shareholder are suing the board of directors for allegedly covering up sexual misconduct claims against top executives

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) shareholder are suing the board of directors for allegedly covering up sexual misconduct claims against top executives

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) shareholder are suing the board of directors for allegedly covering up sexual misconduct claims against top executives Attorneys in San Francisco representing an Alphabet shareholder are suing the board of directors for allegedly covering up sexual misconduct claims against top executives. The suit comes months after an explosive New York Times report […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) wearable devices can give consumers “a bigger role” in their health and preventative care

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) wearable devices can give consumers “a bigger role” in their health and preventative care

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) wearable devices can give consumers “a bigger role” in their health and preventative care Apple CEO Tim Cook’s vision for health-care services has gotten a stamp of approval from a past chief of the tech giant. John Sculley, who helmed the company from 1983 to 1993, told CNBC on Thursday that Cook […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Breaks Ground for Gigafactory in China

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Breaks Ground for Gigafactory in China

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Breaks Ground for Gigafactory in China A number of auto companies reported sales figures for 2018 in the past week. Favorable economic conditions, along with growing consumers’ appetite for spacious vehicles, aided the industry to record annual new-vehicle sales of 17.27 million in 2018, marking a yearly increase of 0.3%. Buyers continued […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Higher USD Lower Crude Oil Down Stocks Higher sans Japan In Asia Gold: Gold prices climbed Friday as USD retreated on expectations the Fed will pause interest rate hikes if the US economy slows this year, while investors awaited news on progress in the US-Chinatrade talks. Spot gold rose 0.6% to $1,293.55 oz as at 0604 GMT, heading […]

1-Off Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) SP30 to Auction in Paris

1-Off Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) SP30 to Auction in Paris

$RACE If you have a lot of money and you are a real Ferrari clienti you can commission a Supercar of your own through the company’s Special Projects division. That’s what the owner of this 1-off example did, and now he has put it up for auction with RM Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) in Paris next month, The only […]

Market Hears Powell’s Comments, Rally Extends

Market Hears Powell’s Comments, Rally Extends

$DIA, $SPY. $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX No recession in sight, No rate hikes ahead. Thursday, Federal Chairman Jerome Powell said the US central bank has the ability to be patient on policy given inflation is stable, allowing it to assesses whether the US economy will slow this year as some in financial markets worry.initial comments boosted […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) some selling pressure as the U.S. dollar and U.S. stock market have pushed to higher levels

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) some selling pressure as the U.S. dollar and U.S. stock market have pushed to higher levels

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) some selling pressure as the U.S. dollar and U.S. stock market have pushed to higher levels Gold and silver prices are modestly down in early-afternoon U.S. trading Thursday. The safe-haven metals are seeing some selling pressure as the U.S. dollar and U.S. stock market have pushed to higher levels on the day. […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) two-month-old price uptrend is still in place

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) two-month-old price uptrend is still in place

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) two-month-old price uptrend is still in place Technically, February gold futures bulls still have the overall near-term technical advantage. A two-month-old price uptrend is still in place on the daily bar chart. Gold bulls’ next upside near-term price breakout objective is to produce a close above solid technical resistance at $1,300.00. […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) enjoying a strong start to the year

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) enjoying a strong start to the year

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) enjoying a strong start to the year “It’s been a reasonable start to the year,” said Atlas Funds Management chief investment officer Hugh Dive. “We’re still in that quiet period [before earnings season] where macro factors will have a big impact. We were down a bit earlier today but there’s a […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) steady after sharp bounce

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) steady after sharp bounce

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) steady after sharp bounce The sharp rally yesterday has seen the EUR/USD pair move solidly above $1.15. Further gains target the 200-day simple moving average (SMA) at $1.1639, just above the mid-October peak at $1.162. If this current move higher marks the end of the $1.13-$1.15 trading range, then we look to the $1.1852 […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) staled at $1.28

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) staled at $1.28

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) staled at $1.28 The GBP/USD pair continues to edge above the 50-day SMA ($1.2774). However, gains above $1.28 have proven too much to sustain, raising the risk of a pullback. A close above $1.28 opens the way to $1.284 and $1.2934, with the 100-day SMA at $1.2896 also a possible area of resistance. […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) market settles after rallying on US-China trade hopes

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) market settles after rallying on US-China trade hopes

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) market settles after rallying on US-China trade hopes Asian markets were mostly lower Thursday as U.S. and Chinese officials wrapped up three days of talks in Beijing without significant breakthroughs. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index, which closed up 1.1 percent on Wednesday, retreated 1.4 percent to 20,141.93. The Kospi in South Korea […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) turning bearish after decline

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) turning bearish after decline

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) turning bearish after decline USD/JPY has rolled over and eaten into the gains made earlier in the week. Having faltered at ¥109.00, we now need to watch to see if the current move higher off the ¥107.80 level fails to recover ¥109.00. If it does bounce and then turn lower, we have […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) advances on rivals after China notes trade war “progress”

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) advances on rivals after China notes trade war “progress”

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) advances on rivals after China notes trade war “progress” The Australian Dollar was rose broadly Thursday in response to claims the U.S. and China are moving close toward a deal that will end the “trade war” between the two, which came ahead of retail sales figures for November. Chinese officials said […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) lower-than-expected Chinese inflation data

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) lower-than-expected Chinese inflation data

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) lower-than-expected Chinese inflation data Asia markets mostly slipped on Thursday following lower-than-expected Chinese inflation data while investors digested the conclusion of a three-day trade negotiation between the Beijing and Washington. Mainland Chinese markets, watched by investors in relation to the ongoing trade war, experienced a turbulent trading day that saw […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AKAM, $ADSK, $BAC, $CGC, $CIT, $CLG, $CL, $DE, $NKE, $NBL, $TLRY 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 Thursday as follows: Akamai Technologies Inc. […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Trending Higher

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Trending Higher

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Trending Higher Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 148.23. The projected upper bound is: 164.27. The projected lower bound is: 139.86. The projected closing price is: 152.07. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) appear in position to exit correction territory

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) appear in position to exit correction territory

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) appear in position to exit correction territory A new year, a new market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 appear in position to exit correction territory if a multiday rally on risk assets continues apace. The Dow DJIA, +0.39%  and the S&P 500 SPX, +0.41%  marked a fourth straight gain, at least partly […]

United States Oil (USO) U.S.-China trade dispute and the soaring U.S. oil production are the key concerns for the oil market

United States Oil (USO) U.S.-China trade dispute and the soaring U.S. oil production are the key concerns for the oil market

United States Oil (USO) U.S.-China trade dispute and the soaring U.S. oil production are the key concerns for the oil market The U.S.-China trade dispute and the soaring U.S. oil production are the key concerns for the oil market this year, according to Suhail Al Mazrouei, the Energy Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) optimism over signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) optimism over signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) optimism over signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks U.S. stocks rose for a fourth straight day on Wednesday, as gains in energy and technology stocks added to optimism over signs of progress in U.S.-China trade talks. The S&P technology index rose 1.07 percent, boosted by Microsoft Corp, Apple Inc and chipmakers. […]

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

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

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Heffx Technical Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. The projected upper bound is: 35.72. The projected lower bound is: 28.80. The projected closing price is: 32.26. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 8 white candles and […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) will stop selling the lowest-priced versions of its Model S sedans and Model X SUVs

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) will stop selling the lowest-priced versions of its Model S sedans and Model X SUVs

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) will stop selling the lowest-priced versions of its Model S sedans and Model X SUVs Tesla will stop selling the lowest-priced versions of its Model S sedans and Model X SUVs from Monday, the automaker’s CEO Elon Musk wrote in a tweet late on Wednesday. The Model S and X are Tesla’s […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Heffx Trading Outlook

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Heffx Trading Outlook

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Heffx Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. The projected upper bound is: 1,146.21. The projected lower bound is: 1,002.27. The projected closing price is: 1,074.24. Candlesticks A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 5 white candles and […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) $4,000 acts as its new cushion

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) $4,000 acts as its new cushion

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) $4,000 acts as its new cushion The cryptocurrency market’s roller-coaster ride in 2019 has been ongoing with several coins seeing ups and down on the price charts. Popular cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin [BTC], Ethereum [ETH] and XRP witnessed stagnated price holds in a scenario where Ethereum overtook XRP to become the second-largest cryptocurrency. […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold Higher USD Lower Crude Oil Down Stocks Higher sans Japan In Asia Gold: Gold prices rose Thursday as expectations that the Fed will pause its rate tightening cycle this year. Spot gold was up 0.2% at $1,295.84 oz as of 0556 GMT, hanging near Friday’s at $1,298.42, a mark last seen in mid-June 2018. US gold futures gained […]

John Hussman on the Stock Market, My Comments

John Hussman on the Stock Market, My Comments

John Hussman, PhD, aka The Perma-Bear: “At its core, investment is about valuation. It’s about purchasing a stream of expected future cash flows at a price that’s low enough to result in desirable total returns, at an acceptable level of risk, as those cash flows are delivered over time. The central tools of investment analysis […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) The Aristocrat of Auto Stocks

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) The Aristocrat of Auto Stocks

$RACE The Big Q: Can Ferrari really rally back to $153/share and higher? The Big A: Shares of Ferrari are participating in this rally and racing higher since bottoming at 93.85 on 27 December and reversing. The shares gaped up on the open and finished at 111.19 on Wednesday, 9 January in NY, or 2.40% […]

Fed Policymakers Voice Patience on Future Rate Hikes, Rally Extends

Fed Policymakers Voice Patience on Future Rate Hikes, Rally Extends

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Chicago Fed President Charles Evans (FOMC voter) expects rate hikes to continue, adding that the Fed can show some patience before resuming rate hikes. Boston Fed President (FOMC voter) Eric Rosengren does not rule out changes to the pace of balance sheet reduction on a slowdown. Fed policymakers said last […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) optimism around the United States and China moving closer to a trade deal

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) optimism around the United States and China moving closer to a trade deal

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) optimism around the United States and China moving closer to a trade deal China stocks closed higher on Wednesday on optimism around the United States and China moving closer to a trade deal, and Beijing encouraging consumer spending amid economic slowdown. The blue-chip CSI300 index ended up 1.0 percent at […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) ride out any volatility in 2019 while positioning for a market recovery

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) ride out any volatility in 2019 while positioning for a market recovery

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) ride out any volatility in 2019 while positioning for a market recovery In a year beset by trade conflicts, weakening growth in China and Brexit uncertainties, Singapore’s Straits Times Index lost 9.8 per cent, but still outperformed the MSCI Asia ex-Japan index in 2018. Singapore stocks are poised to extend gains […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) optimism around the continuing trade talks between China and the U.S. helped

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) optimism around the continuing trade talks between China and the U.S. helped

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) optimism around the continuing trade talks between China and the U.S. helped London markets were up on Wednesday, as optimism around the continuing trade talks between China and the U.S. helped lift stocks. The FTSE 100 has gained 2.6% so far this year, easing investor worries that the falls seen in […]

SET Index (.SET.BK) 2019

SET Index (.SET.BK) 2019

SET Index (.SET.BK) 2019 Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. The projected upper bound is: 2,834.81. The projected lower bound is: 2,350.00. The projected closing price is: 2,592.41. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the past 10 […]

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) 2019

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) 2019

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) 2019 Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. The projected upper bound is: 1,797.23. The projected lower bound is: 1,532.31. The projected closing price is: 1,664.77. Candlesticks A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 4 white candles and […]

PSEi INDEX (PSEI.PS) 2019

PSEi INDEX (PSEI.PS) 2019

PSEi INDEX (PSEI.PS) 2019 Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. The projected upper bound is: 8,765.03. The projected lower bound is: 7,099.32. The projected closing price is: 7,932.18. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 4 white candles and 6 black […]

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) continues to lose ground

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) continues to lose ground

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) continues to lose ground USD/CAD has continued its downtrend, with the breakdown through trendline support providing a remarkably consistent period of downside for the pair. Much of this is associated with the recovery in oil prices, and thus it makes sense to watch crude as a key gauge of where USD/CAD goes. […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) heading upwards towards crucial resistance level

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) heading upwards towards crucial resistance level

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) heading upwards towards crucial resistance level GBP/USD is rising once again this morning, with the pair heading towards the key $1.2812 level. Should we see that level broken, it would provide a more bullish view for the pair. Whether or not we see that level broken will be key to how we […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) progress toward ending their trade war and a Beijing official indicated new policies are coming to boost domestic consumption

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) progress toward ending their trade war and a Beijing official indicated new policies are coming to boost domestic consumption

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) progress toward ending their trade war and a Beijing official indicated new policies are coming to boost domestic consumption The Hang Seng Index rose 2.3 per cent, or 586.87 points, to 26,462.32, while the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index gained 2.2 per cent, or 224.47 points, to 10,358.21. On […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) rises broadly even after disappointing November trade data

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) rises broadly even after disappointing November trade data

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) rises broadly even after disappointing November trade data The Australian Dollar advanced against most rivals Tuesday even after official data revealed a steep fall in the nation’s trade surplus for November, and is likely to remain on its front foot over the coming weeks according to Westpac. Australia’s goods trade surplus fell from […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) seems likely that the overall market focus will remain to the downside

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) seems likely that the overall market focus will remain to the downside

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) seems likely that the overall market focus will remain to the downside USD/JPY has still failed to recapture the levels seen before it occurred. Unless and until Dollar bulls can make good at least that loss, then it seems likely that the overall market focus will remain to the downside. Last […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) pressured by upbeat trader and investor attitudes

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) pressured by upbeat trader and investor attitudes

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) pressured by upbeat trader and investor attitudes Gold and silver prices are modestly lower in early-afternoon U.S. trading Tuesday. The safe-haven metals are being pressured by upbeat trader and investor attitudes early this week. Still, the bulls can argue the price weakness in both metals is just a normal corrective pullback following […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) 2019 average gold price of $1314

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) 2019 average gold price of $1314

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) 2019 average gold price of $1314 New data today put the 19-nation Eurozone’s jobless rate down at 7.9%, a fresh 10-year low, while No.1 economy Germany reported a larger-than-expected surplus on its trade balance. As the Euro ticked higher against the Dollar on the FX market, the price of large wholesale gold […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) rising towards resistance zone

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) rising towards resistance zone

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) rising towards resistance zone EUR/USD is pushing upwards once more, as the pair seeks to continue creating higher highs. The wider picture for the pair looks like a gradual bottoming out process, with lower highs in October to December reversing to post higher highs since. This points towards a potential bullish breakout for […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) heading towards a higher open

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) heading towards a higher open

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) heading towards a higher open Australian shares are heading towards a higher open on optimism progress is being made between US and Chinese officials at trade talks in Beijing. ASX futures were 20 points higher at 8.45am AEDT, extending earlier modest gains. “We maintain our view that both sides have every incentive […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$CMG, $MNST, $JWN, $NOK, $NUE, $NVDA, $OAS, $XLNX 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: Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE:CMG) was […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Increasingly Bullish Sentiment

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Increasingly Bullish Sentiment

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Increasingly Bullish Sentiment Although many investors and analysts alike were disappointed that Bitcoin and the overall cryptocurrency markets did not end 2018 on a high note, the markets may be seeing increasingly bullish sentiment from traders and investors alike, according to new data. If Bitcoin’s price does begin climbing as this data […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Buy on Dips

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Buy on Dips

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Buy on Dips Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. The projected upper bound is: 35.77. The projected lower bound is: 28.00. The projected closing price is: 31.89. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 7 white candles and […]