Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) mounting concerns that the trade war between the U.S. and China could persist longer and curb GDP growth more than first thought

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) mounting concerns that the trade war between the U.S. and China could persist longer and curb GDP growth more than first thought

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) mounting concerns that the trade war between the U.S. and China could persist longer and curb GDP growth more than first thought This week is a holiday shortened week because of a U.S. banking holiday on Monday. There are no major reports from Japan. The major report from the U.S. is […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) correction towards 6,232.69

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) correction towards 6,232.69

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) correction towards 6,232.69 Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 6,232.69. The projected upper bound is: 6,568.34. The projected lower bound is: 6,354.90. The projected closing price is: 6,461.62. Candlesticks A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened). […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) trade negotiations in Brussels will be crucial to monitor

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) trade negotiations in Brussels will be crucial to monitor

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) trade negotiations in Brussels will be crucial to monitor The Euro will likely experience higher-than-usual volatility in the week ahead. The primary catalyst for potentially violent price action may be politically-based factors. These include the European election results and prospective candidates in the new EU parliament for positions in key regional institutions. Trade […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Parliament remains deeply divided over Brexit

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Parliament remains deeply divided over Brexit

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Parliament remains deeply divided over Brexit The fog engulfing the Brexit remains as thick as ever. An embattled Prime Minister May announced her resignation on Friday, but her leadership has been so tenuous in recent months, that the move was viewed with more relief than surprise. Meanwhile, consumer inflation climbed to […]

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) tech stocks down after US blacklists Huawei

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) tech stocks down after US blacklists Huawei

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) tech stocks down after US blacklists Huawei Technology counters on Bursa Malaysia are feeling the heat following the escalation of trade tensions between the United States and China with restrictions imposed by the Trump-led administration against China’s telecommunication giant Huawei. Experts on the industry say it is time for caution […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) erased all its gains since Feb. 25

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) erased all its gains since Feb. 25

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) erased all its gains since Feb. 25 Some investors are no longer holding out hope for a trade deal soon. Jenna Barnard and John Pattulo, portfolio managers at Janus Henderson, say optimism among Chinese investors over a near-term resolution to the U.S.-China trade spat has withered in the span of […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) collapsed to new recent lows

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) collapsed to new recent lows

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) collapsed to new recent lows The Chinese Hang Seng Index collapsed early this week to new recent lows. This breakdown in China’s major stock index highlights the anticipated fallout from the continued U.S./China trade war. Recent data from the Chinese property market and corporate bond markets suggest a broad slowdown in […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors continue to tread choppy waters with caution

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors continue to tread choppy waters with caution

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors continue to tread choppy waters with caution The local market managed to reverse mid-session losses to close out Friday higher. But investors continue to tread choppy waters with caution, with sentiment still weighed down by the US-China trade spat. Singapore’s benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) closed at 3,169.89, up 9.17 […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) investors making the necessary adjustments to the possibility of a Fed rate hike

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) investors making the necessary adjustments to the possibility of a Fed rate hike

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) investors making the necessary adjustments to the possibility of a Fed rate hike Fed Fund futures are currently pricing in 50% chance of a cut in September and a full 25 basis-point cut by December. Traders are also looking for another rate cut for next year. As the trade war drags […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Cycles Bottoming

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Cycles Bottoming

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Cycles Bottoming As noted in past articles, the mid-term cycles were confirmed to be headed lower into the current month of May, where the next mid-term price trough is expected to form. Whether that low is already in place remains speculation at the present time, though a decent rally into mid-to-late […]

F1: The Monaco Grand Prix, a ‘Super’ Race

F1: The Monaco Grand Prix, a ‘Super’ Race

$RACE Race results for the 2019 Monaco Grand Prix including full classification M Sunday afternoon, Lewis Hamilton took victory at Monaco Grand Prix, ahead of Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel and team mate Valtteri Bottas, to pull out a 17-point lead in the driver’s championship over team-mate Bottas. The MercedesAMG driver finished just ahead of Max […]

Bitcoin Once Again On The Rise

Bitcoin Once Again On The Rise

Bitcoin Update, why you should buy now before a further spike. Bitcoin had an extreme rise in 2017 as it went from $900 early January 2017 to $19,650 in late December 2017. Turning the lives of early investors around. Many traders predicted Bitcoin to hit $40,000 in late 2017 as it was sitting at $19,650, […]

There are Lots of Growth Stocks in President Trump’s America First Policy

There are Lots of Growth Stocks in President Trump’s America First Policy

$DIA, $SOX, $QQQ, $SPY, $RUTX, $VXX The US Financial Markets are Closed Monday to Celebrate Memorial Day Note: The US economy is so diverse that there are always areas that are insulated from whatever you may be concerned about. The US-China trade dispute has driven dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors do not need […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) FUV is in the Works

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) FUV is in the Works

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is racing ahead with the development of its new FUV , the Purosangue, a Supercar-inspired SUV that will go head-to-head with the Lamborghini Urus and Bentley Bentayga. Dubbed the FUV, or Ferrari Utility Vehicle, by the Maranello Outfit, the Purosangue is expected to be a sleek, high-riding vehicle that the company sees […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) “Pole Position is Key at Monaco”

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) “Pole Position is Key at Monaco”

$RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel’s dry spell stretches is at 13 F1 races without a win, dating back to the Belgian Grand Prix last August. The 4X world champion driver still holds #1 status at Ferrari. Thought at times this season he has been slower than Charles Leclerc, 21 anni, his highly-motivated team mate set […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report

$BKNG, $CBLK, $CTB, $PM, $QLYS, $RPD, $TGT The US Financial Markets are Closed Monday for Memorial Day 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 […]

YBCC, Inc. (OTC:YBAO) Technical Outlook

YBCC, Inc. (OTC:YBAO) Technical Outlook

YBCC, Inc. (OTC:YBAO) Technical Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. The projected upper bound is: 0.42. The projected lower bound is: 0.05. The projected closing price is: 0.24. Candlesticks WARNING: These prices only contain closing prices. Thus, the candlestick analysis in this expert […]

United States Oil (USO) prices plunge as the market prepares for a prolonged U.S.-China trade war

United States Oil (USO)  prices plunge as the market prepares for a prolonged U.S.-China trade war

United States Oil (USO) prices plunge as the market prepares for a prolonged U.S.-China trade war Oil prices tumbled nearly 6% on Thursday, extending steep losses in the previous sessions, as the market braced for a prolonged U.S.-China trade war and digested disappointing manufacturing data. Some analysts also pointed to signs that Middle East tensions […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) dives, Donald Trump sees the U.S. economy as his ticket to re-election and his Trump card in the China trade war

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) dives, Donald Trump sees the U.S. economy as his ticket to re-election and his Trump card in the China trade war

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) dives, Donald Trump sees the U.S. economy as his ticket to re-election and his Trump card in the China trade war The Trump economy may be the greatest in history, according to the tweeter in chief. President Donald Trump sees the U.S. economy as his ticket to re-election and his […]

Tianci International, Inc. (OTC:CIIT) Technical Outlook

Tianci International, Inc. (OTC:CIIT) Technical Outlook

Tianci International, Inc. (OTC:CIIT) Technical Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. The projected upper bound is: 3.31. The projected lower bound is: 1.72. The projected closing price is: 2.51. Candlesticks During the past 10 bars, there have been 2 white candles and 1 […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Musk says electric car maker had more than 50,000 net new orders in the current quarter

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Musk says electric car maker had more than 50,000 net new orders in the current quarter

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Musk says electric car maker had more than 50,000 net new orders in the current quarter Tesla Inc. stock on Thursday rose for the first time in six sessions, boosted by a leaked email from Chief Executive Elon Musk promising record-breaking sales for the company. Tesla TSLA, +1.43% shares were up 2%, […]

Toga Limited (OTC:TOGL) Technical Outlook

Toga Limited (OTC:TOGL) Technical Outlook

Toga Limited (OTC:TOGL) Technical Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. The projected upper bound is: 1.02. The projected lower bound is: 0.84. The projected closing price is: 0.93. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the past […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Can It Rebound?

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Can It Rebound?

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Can It Rebound? It has been about a month since the last earnings report for Twitter ( TWTR ). Shares have lost about 1.8% in that time frame, outperforming the S&P 500. Will the recent negative trend continue leading up to its next earnings release, or is Twitter due for a breakout? Before […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) short term opportunity

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) short term opportunity

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) short term opportunity Stock owners fall into two categories. There are those who are in looking to invest for the long haul. And then there are those who prefer to trade momentum, which tend to be shorter term.Today’s write-up is to examine how Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) stock now presents the opportunity for both traders and investors. There is […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has had a spate of bad publicity

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has had a spate of bad publicity

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has had a spate of bad publicity The Big Tech backlash has just started, but it’s picking up speed. For the last two years, Facebook has been caught up in scandal after scandal, particularly about the use of its 2.4 billion users’ private data and providing a forum for hate speech and political skullduggery. The […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) slowing iPhone sales and rising trade tensions is going to batter Apple in the near-term

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) slowing iPhone sales and rising trade tensions is going to batter Apple in the near-term

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) slowing iPhone sales and rising trade tensions is going to batter Apple in the near-term Apple’s growth prospects will continue to suffer from slowing iPhone sales and rising trade tensions between the US and China, according to a new report from UBS. However, over the long-term, prospects for the company will remain […]

NaturalShrimp Incorporated (OTC:SHMP) Technical Outlook

NaturalShrimp Incorporated (OTC:SHMP) Technical Outlook

NaturalShrimp Incorporated (OTC:SHMP) Technical Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. The projected upper bound is: 0.24. The projected lower bound is: 0.12. The projected closing price is: 0.18. Candlesticks A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened). During the past […]

The Largest Financial Firms in the World Are Ready for The Next Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Bull Run

The Largest Financial Firms in the World Are Ready for The Next Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Bull Run

The Largest Financial Firms in the World Are Ready for The Next Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Bull Run The last crypto hype bubble was highly publicized and showed the world just a glimpse of what potential Bitcoin and the rest of the cryptocurrency industry means for the future of money and finance. The emerging financial technology garnered […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Making Bets on China

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Making Bets on China

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Making Bets on China Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will integrate blockchain technology into its intellectual property system of global enterprises and brands, local news outlet Sohu reported on May 23. Ali Xizhi, the company’s director of intellectual property protection, reportedly said that Alibaba is in the process of upgrading the […]

Vystar Corporation (OTC:VYST) Technical Outlook

Vystar Corporation (OTC:VYST) Technical Outlook

Vystar Corporation (OTC:VYST) Technical Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 0.05. The projected upper bound is: 0.05. The projected lower bound is: 0.03. The projected closing price is: 0.04. Candlesticks A white body […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) in store for their sharpest May losses in seven years

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) in store for their sharpest May losses in seven years

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) in store for their sharpest May losses in seven years The three main U.S. stock benchmarks are in store for their sharpest May losses in seven years as Sino-American trade tensions buffet equity values on Thursday. The indexes are poised for an ugly monthly skid, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, […]

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

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

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Flat, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Mixed In Asia Gold: Gold prices held steady Friday after rising above $1,280 in Thursday’s session. Spot gold was steady at $1,283.56 oz by 0415 GMT, US gold futures for June were down 0.2% at 1,283.10. Gold has found a […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) shares closed lower, weighed by the major banks

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) shares closed lower, weighed by the major banks

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) shares closed lower, weighed by the major banks Australian shares ended a six day advance on Thursday despite rallying through the session, as the local market recorded its first loss since the Federal election on Saturday. The S&P/ASX 200 Index fell 18.9 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 6491.8 while the […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) April core inflation eased to its lowest level in a year

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) April core inflation eased to its lowest level in a year

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) April core inflation eased to its lowest level in a year Singapore’s April core inflation eased to its lowest level in a year, data showed on Thursday, due to a fall in cost of electricity and gas and lower food inflation. Singapore’s core inflation rose 1.3% in April from a year […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) under pressure over a weakening Euro Zone economy

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) under pressure over a weakening Euro Zone economy

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) under pressure over a weakening Euro Zone economy The Euro is under pressure on Thursday due to concerns over a weakening Euro Zone economy. Earlier today, reports showed a drop in manufacturing and services data in Germany and the Euro Zone. This confirmed that the escalating trade disputes are having a negative […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) can’t find a way out of the darkness

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) can’t find a way out of the darkness

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) can’t find a way out of the darkness The Australian dollar can’t find a way out of the darkness. The AUD has been falling since January 2019 and it seems that the situation only worsens. Let’s see what factors will affect the currency in the middle term. On the daily chart of AUD/USD, […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Investors Remain On Edge

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Investors Remain On Edge

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Investors Remain On Edge Gold prices are now posting double-digit gains and are near daily highs in late-morning action Thursday. Safe-haven demand is featured in gold, and to a lesser degree in silver, as the U.S. and world stock markets see selling pressure due to renewed U.S.-China trade worries and by […]

Another very tough day for FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE)

Another very tough day for FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE)

Another very tough day for FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) Bursa Malaysia got off to  a weak start on Thursday with the FBM KLCI falling more than 0.8% as Petronas-linked stocks and Public Bank lost ground. At 9.16am, the KLCI was down 13.63 points or 0.85% to 1,590.11. Turnover was 270.72 million shares valued at […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) markets fell following Wall Street’s lead as the U.S. and China appeared to brace for a prolonged trade standoff

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) markets fell following Wall Street’s lead as the U.S. and China appeared to brace for a prolonged trade standoff

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) markets fell following Wall Street’s lead as the U.S. and China appeared to brace for a prolonged trade standoff Asian markets fell Thursday, following Wall Street’s lead as the U.S. and China appeared to brace for a prolonged trade standoff. After last week’s escalation of tariffs, no new trade […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) under extreme selling pressure

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) under extreme selling pressure

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) under extreme selling pressure GBP/USD is trading below its main SMAs suggesting a bearish bias in the short term. As the USD is slightly weaker across the board bulls are attempting a recovery above 1.2600 figure. The trend remains down and bulls would need to initially break 1.2700 to create a […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) risk aversion continues to dominate the market

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) risk aversion continues to dominate the market

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) risk aversion continues to dominate the market Despite the broad-based USD strength, the USD/JPY pair is posting losses for the second straight day on Thursday as the sour market sentiment continues to help the JPY outperform its rivals. As of writing, the pair was down 0.25% on a daily basis at […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) declined as investors worried about the ongoing trade tensions between the United States and China

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) declined as investors worried about the ongoing trade tensions between the United States and China

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) declined as investors worried about the ongoing trade tensions between the United States and China Asia markets declined on Thursday as investors worried about the ongoing trade tensions between the United States and China. Mainland Chinese shares slipped on the day, as the Shanghai composite declined 1.36% to about 2,852.52 […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) a lot of concerns out there about global trade and global economic growth going forward

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) a lot of concerns out there about global trade and global economic growth going forward

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) a lot of concerns out there about global trade and global economic growth going forward Silver markets rallied significantly on Thursday, reaching towards the $14.60 level, but it’s very likely that we will find sellers above at the downtrend line that I have marked on the chart. The $14.85 level […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Analyst’s Upgrade

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Analyst’s Upgrade

$RACE FLASH: Evercore ISI upgrades Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to an Outperform rating from In Line in a strong note to clients Thursday. “In this turbulent period of declining sales/production, and with arguably the largest event risk the auto industry has faced this millennium sitting only months away (EU CO2 regs), we urge investors to seek solace […]

F1: Monaco Grand Prix Free Practice Results

F1: Monaco Grand Prix Free Practice Results

$RACE FlASH: From track side F1 Grand Prix, GP Monaco, Monte Carlo Circuit While the 1st FP at Monaco saw a very close competition at the front, the 2nd session was a MercedesAMG’s as Messrs Hamilton and Bottas pulled clear of the competition. 2nd FP became a disillusion for those who hoped that the race could […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$DO, $FLIR, $HD, $KSS, $LM, $NUE, $TSLA 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 follows: Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. (NYSE:DO) was raised to […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Targets Shoppers, Eyes Amazon Turf

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Targets Shoppers, Eyes Amazon Turf

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Targets Shoppers, Eyes Amazon Turf The company on Tuesday hosted its Google Marketing Live presentation, where it discussed new advertising products. It also unveiled a list of new products meant to attract online shoppers, encroaching on the turf of Amazon.com (AMZN). “From a competitive standpoint, new ad formats and experiences may compete […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) stock now trades at less than a 50 P/E, a buy call feels like a no brainer

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) stock now trades at less than a 50 P/E, a buy call feels like a no brainer

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) stock now trades at less than a 50 P/E, a buy call feels like a no brainer Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) unsurprisingly beat expectations for its 2019 fiscal year. Despite overarching trade tensions that have been grabbing headlines, Alibaba stock benefits from a diversified online-driven interest that somewhat insulates it from tariffs. The […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) extended losses after the minutes of the latest Federal Reserve policy meeting seemed to confirm that interest rates will remain on hold

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) extended losses after the minutes of the latest Federal Reserve policy meeting seemed to confirm that interest rates will remain on hold

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) extended losses after the minutes of the latest Federal Reserve policy meeting seemed to confirm that interest rates will remain on hold The Dow and broader U.S. stock market extended losses Wednesday after the minutes of the latest Federal Reserve policy meeting seemed to confirm that interest rates will remain […]

The combination of the growth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) user base and its reasonable valuation could enable FB stock to reach record highs next year

The combination of the growth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) user base and its reasonable valuation could enable FB stock to reach record highs next year

The combination of the growth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) user base and its reasonable valuation could enable FB stock to reach record highs next year With stock markets close to their  all-time highs, the recovery of Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) stock seems to have been almost overlooked. Trading close to $190, and just off recent highs. FB […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Rally To Be Absurd

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Rally To Be Absurd

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Rally To Be Absurd The sky’s the limit — that’s what Bitcoin (BTC) enthusiasts want to desperately believe anyway. As the cryptocurrency market has finally broken out of its bear market shell, rallying by over 100% since the start of 2018, many are sure that “crypto winter” is over and the next […]

United States Oil (USO) falls amid surging U.S. crude inventories and weak demand from refineries

United States Oil (USO) falls amid surging U.S. crude inventories and weak demand from refineries

United States Oil (USO) falls amid surging U.S. crude inventories and weak demand from refineries Oil prices dropped by around 1% on Thursday, extending falls from the previous session amid surging U.S. crude inventories and weak demand from refineries. Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil prices, were at $70.36 per barrel at 0652 […]

An all-out ban on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) products in China could wipe out almost 30% of Apple’s profits

An all-out ban on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) products in China could wipe out almost 30% of Apple’s profits

An all-out ban on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) products in China could wipe out almost 30% of Apple’s profits Apple’s profits would plunge by almost 30% if China enacts a total ban on the company’s products, according to Goldman Sachs. The dollar amount would be a reduction in net income by over $US15 billion annually. According […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk is cutting prices on some of the company’s older model cars

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk is cutting prices on some of the company’s older model cars

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk is cutting prices on some of the company’s older model cars Tesla’s stock is down another 6% today, the sixth consecutive session TSLA shares have fallen. It is now down 40% year-to-date. Tesla’s stock is getting hammered today because of the company’s announcement that it is cutting prices on older model […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) dipped as reports that Washington could impose restrictions on another Chinese technology company

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) dipped as reports that Washington could impose restrictions on another Chinese technology company

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) dipped as reports that Washington could impose restrictions on another Chinese technology company U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday as reports that Washington could impose restrictions on another Chinese technology company further inflamed trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies. Fears that tit-for-tat tariffs and other retaliatory actionsby the United States and […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) showed that its efforts to improve the user experience were starting to pay off

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) showed that its efforts to improve the user experience were starting to pay off

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) showed that its efforts to improve the user experience were starting to pay off Twitter shares surged Tuesday after the company showed that its efforts to improve the user experience were starting to pay off. The key metric for Twitter TWTR, +2.96% is user growth, an area where the social-media company has […]

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

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

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Up, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Down Notes: Investors bet most Asian currencies will come under further pressure, a Reuters poll showed, with trade tensions between the United States and China firmly dominating headlines once again. US Crude Oil inventories rose last week, hitting their […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock Headed Due South

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock Headed Due South

$TSLA For years in this column we have called Tesla’s valuation out as fake, and finally the T-Bulls have relented and thrown in their towels(NASDAQ:TSLA) There is a “crisis of confidence” in the company, said Yahoo Finance senior columnist Rick Newman on The First Trade. When asked if Tesla’s stock could nosedive to 125 a share from about […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is Fine Tuning its F1 Racer

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is Fine Tuning its F1 Racer

$RACE The 2019 F1 campaign has been a big disappointment for Ferrari and its fans. Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Team Chief Mattia Binotto suggested the team’s overall design concept was among the areas they think could be causing the pain and that has been a big part of their focus in the gap between races ahead of […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) at Monte Carlo Update

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) at Monte Carlo Update

$RACE For Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), the Monaco Grand Prix is a Key opportunity to get back into the F1 championship race. Now, after 5 races and no wins for either Sebastian Vettel or Charles Leclerc, Ferrari’s hopes of ending the dominance of MercedesAMG are look a bit obscure. Mr. Vettel, a 4X F1 champion, was in […]

POS MALAYSIA BHD (PSHL:KL) registers biggest-ever net loss

POS MALAYSIA BHD (PSHL:KL) registers biggest-ever net loss

POS MALAYSIA BHD (PSHL:KL) registers biggest-ever net loss Pos Malaysia Bhd recorded a net loss of RM165.7mil for the financial year ended March 31, 2019 – its biggest-ever loss for a full year. The group had reported a net profit of RM93.25mil during the preceding year. Pos Malaysia said the net loss was attributed mainly […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices rudderless as Brexit news-flow offers conflicting influences

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices rudderless as Brexit news-flow offers conflicting influences

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) prices rudderless as Brexit news-flow offers conflicting influences Gold prices struggled to for direction, trading inversely of seesaw swings in the US Dollar. It succumbed to cross-currents from a jump in the GBP/USD exchange rate after UK Prime Minister Theresa May floated the possibility of a second Brexit referendum. The move promptly fizzled however, with a rebound […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) trade tensions continued to linger

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) trade tensions continued to linger

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) trade tensions continued to linger Markets in Asia were mixed on Wednesday as trade tensions continued to linger between the U.S. and China. Shares in mainland China edged down on the day, with the Shanghai composite declining 0.49% to 2,891.70 and the Shenzhen component lower by 0.51% to 9,041.22. […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Investors are keeping a close eye on the Federal Reserve meeting

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Investors are keeping a close eye on the Federal Reserve meeting

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Investors are keeping a close eye on the Federal Reserve meeting USD/JPY has posted slight losses on Wednesday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 110.29, down 0.18% on the day. In economic news, Japan released strong numbers. Core Machinery Orders climbed 3.8%, crushing the estimate of o.0%. […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) trade worries intensify

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) trade worries intensify

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) trade worries intensify China’s major stock indexes fell on Wednesday, as trade worries intensified following a report that the United States could blacklist another Chinese tech firm after banning Huawei Technologies last week. The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.5%, to 3,649.38, while the Shanghai Composite Index also ended down 0.5% […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Trump weighs blacklisting more Chinese technology companies

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Trump weighs blacklisting more Chinese technology companies

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Trump weighs blacklisting more Chinese technology companies Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. The projected upper bound is: 3,248.77. The projected lower bound is: 3,117.18. The projected closing price is: 3,182.97. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) indicators pointed lower

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) indicators pointed lower

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) indicators pointed lower AUD/USD has posted small losses on Wednesday. Currently, the pair is trading at 0.6875, down 0.12% on the day. On the release front, Australian indicators pointed lower. The MI Leading Index dropped 0.1%, while the Construction Index declined 1.9%, much weaker than the estimate of a 0.1% gain. […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) relief rally and rotation in equities sparked by the election outcome was given a further boost

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) relief rally and rotation in equities sparked by the election outcome was given a further boost

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) relief rally and rotation in equities sparked by the election outcome was given a further boost Australian shares closed higher for a sixth straight session on Wednesday, as the market rebounded from a loss during morning trade for the second time in as many days and extended its 11-year high. The […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) trading lower in mid-week trade amidst speculation Prime Minister Theresa May could be forced out of office over coming days

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) trading lower in mid-week trade amidst speculation Prime Minister Theresa May could be forced out of office over coming days

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) trading lower in mid-week trade amidst speculation Prime Minister Theresa May could be forced out of office over coming days The Pound is trading lower in mid-week trade amidst speculation Prime Minister Theresa May could be forced out of office over coming days. Reports suggest senior Cabinet ministers are looking to […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) consolidating its losses above the 1.1140 level

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) consolidating its losses above the 1.1140 level

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) consolidating its losses above the 1.1140 level EUR/USD is trading in a bear trend below its main simple moving averages (SMAs) while it has been consolidating for the fourth consecutive day. Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. The projected upper bound is: 1.12. The projected lower bound is: 1.11. The projected […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AGLE, $AMGN, $DECK, $TSLA, $UBER, $VRTX 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 follows: Aeglea BioTherapeutics Inc. (NASDAQAGLE) was started with a Buy […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) easing up on Huawei

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) easing up on Huawei

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) easing up on Huawei Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google said today it plans to work with China’s Huaweiover the next 90 days, shortly after the U.S. temporarily eased some trade restrictions on the world’s second-largest smartphone maker. The move marks a sudden and dramatic turnabout for the U.S. tech conglomerate. On Sunday, Google said it […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) lowering the price of its two most expensive models by $2,000 to $3,000, not including tax credits

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)  lowering the price of its two most expensive models by $2,000 to $3,000, not including tax credits

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) lowering the price of its two most expensive models by $2,000 to $3,000, not including tax credits Tesla has sliced the price of its two most expensive models after several Wall Street analysts questioned the demand for its cars.  The company on Monday cut $3,000 from the price of the Model S […]

United States Oil (USO) U.S.-China trade woes weighed on energy-demand prospects

United States Oil (USO) U.S.-China trade woes weighed on energy-demand prospects

United States Oil (USO) U.S.-China trade woes weighed on energy-demand prospects U.S. prices settled lower Tuesday as U.S.-China trade woes weighed on energy-demand prospects. However, Middle East tensions provided some support for the global benchmark. West Texas Intermediate crude for June delivery CLM19, -0.13% lost 11 cents, or 0.2%, to settle at $62.99 a barrel […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) the Alternative

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) the Alternative

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) the Alternative As for what could replace the US dollar, Paul speculates that Bitcoin could be “an alternative” to government-backed fiat currencies like the dollar. The dollar by design is inflationary, losing its value each time the Federal Reserve prints more money. Whereas Bitcoin, which was designed in the wake of the […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) climbs nearly 200 points, Intel Outperforms

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) climbs nearly 200 points, Intel Outperforms

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) climbs nearly 200 points, Intel Outperforms Stocks closed higher on Tuesday following news that the U.S. temporarily eased restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 197.43 points to 25,877.33 as Intel outperformed. The S&P 500 gained 0.9% to end the day at 2,864.36, with the tech sector jumping 1.2%. […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) back in gear again

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB)  back in gear again

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) back in gear again Facebook (NASDAQ: FB ) stock is back in gear again. Yes, it seems like old times! It’s as if the prior issues and controversies such as with privacy and security breaches have simply just gone away. The bottom line: For the year so far, the Facebook stock price […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) faces an enormous slate of shareholder proposals

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) faces an enormous slate of shareholder proposals

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) faces an enormous slate of shareholder proposals Amazon shareholders have been a remarkably tolerant bunch over the years, sitting idly by while the company plowed nearly all its revenues back into expanding the business, submitting few if any resolutions each year for the proxy ballot. This year, that could change. A lot. […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) chips and other techs staged a broad rally

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) chips and other techs staged a broad rally

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) chips and other techs staged a broad rally Chips and other techs staged a broad rally in today’s stock market, boosting the Nasdaq composite to a more than 1% gain with an hour left to go. The Nasdaq surged 1.3%, the S&P 500 rallied 1% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) blew away the bears with fourth-quarter earnings that beat estimates handily

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) blew away the bears with fourth-quarter earnings that beat estimates handily

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) blew away the bears with fourth-quarter earnings that beat estimates handily Alibaba Group Holding (NASDAQ:BABA) is defying the market downturn in the best possible way, with blowout earnings. Last week, BABA stock topped out just below $180 per share, a market cap of $453 billion, after the company announced earnings. Last […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) innovation outlook a concern for investors?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) innovation outlook a concern for investors?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) innovation outlook a concern for investors? Since peaking at a year-high in early May, Appleshares have shed close to 14 percent of those gains – largely because of renewed U.S.-China trade tensions. On Monday, shares of the iPhone-maker closed at $183.09, far from the 2019 high of $211.75, after HSBC released a […]

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

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

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Off, USD Up, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Down Notes: Gold is now more than 5% below its late-February 2019 high at $1,346.73 oz. Investors await the release of the Fed’s mins at 1800 GMT, which is expected to provide insights into the 1 May meeting by […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) at Monte Carlo

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) at Monte Carlo

$RACE Fans of Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) and Red Bull Racing are pinning their hopes on the fact Monaco is a track where MercedesAMG, despite their dominance this season, have not won in the last 2, the streets of Monaco is not kind to the Silver Arrows. Last year Red Bull Racing won with Daniel Ricciardo at […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) support underneath at the 0.68 level

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) support underneath at the 0.68 level

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) support underneath at the 0.68 level The Australian dollar fell hard during the trading session on Tuesday, breaking down to the gap, showing extreme negativity. Quite frankly at this point I would be hesitant to buy this market, at least after what we have seen over the last 24 hours or so. […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) move lower could end this year’s bull market

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) move lower could end this year’s bull market

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) move lower could end this year’s bull market Just 34 points stand between a recovery in China’s stocks and the end of the bull market, according to chart watchers. The Shanghai Composite Index has twice tested the upper band of a key support channel this month in intraday trading, at […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) remain towards the bottom of the market consensus

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) remain towards the bottom of the market consensus

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) remain towards the bottom of the market consensus Our forecast of a move to the EUR/USD 1.10 area on a 3 to 6 month view, remain towards the bottom of the market consensus.  While numerically 1.10 is not far away, psychologically it would represent a fairly significant move.” “One explanation for the […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) very sensitive to risk appetite globally

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) very sensitive to risk appetite globally

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) very sensitive to risk appetite globally The US dollar rallied significantly during the trading session on Tuesday, as we continue to see money flowed into the US dollar overall. However, this is a bit of a wrist sensitive currency pair, so keep in mind that the pair very often will move right […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) on Monday downgraded its growth forecast for the year to 1.5 to 2.5 per cent on the back of a weak global trade outlook

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) on Monday downgraded its growth forecast for the year to 1.5 to 2.5 per cent on the back of a weak global trade outlook

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) on Monday downgraded its growth forecast for the year to 1.5 to 2.5 per cent on the back of a weak global trade outlook Singapore stocks opened weaker on Tuesday (May 31), with the Straits Times Index retreating 0.18 per cent or 5.62 points to […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Prices Hover in Bullish Reversal Zone

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Prices Hover in Bullish Reversal Zone

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Prices Hover in Bullish Reversal Zone Our last silver price update was April 29, when we stated “little progress has been made since April 15 and the waves do not appear motive. Therefore, we will not be surprised if silver makes a deeper cut and one more jab towards […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) May pitches new Brexit deal

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) May pitches new Brexit deal

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) May pitches new Brexit deal The British Pound is staging a relief rally on Tuesday, May 21 as markets digest the details of  Prime Minister Theresa May’s new Brexit deal. However, the currency’s move higher is not expected to extend significantly amongst a distinctly negative reaction to her latest offer from […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors worried about the risk of escalating trade tensions

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors worried about the risk of escalating trade tensions

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors worried about the risk of escalating trade tensions Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index on Tuesday ended at its lowest close in nearly 16 weeks as investors worried about the risk of escalating trade tensions between Washington and Beijing despite a temporary easing of restrictions China’s Huawei. Washington on […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) banking sector continues to drive this positivity

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) banking sector continues to drive this positivity

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) banking sector continues to drive this positivity After rising 1.74% on May 20 on the back of a surprise election victory for the incumbent, Scott Morrison, Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 gained again on May 21. The index fell in early trading but maintained a positive trajectory thereafter. With markets anticipating a rate […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) trader and investor risk appetite is more upbeat

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) trader and investor risk appetite is more upbeat

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) trader and investor risk appetite is more upbeat Gold prices are moderately down and hit a two-week low in midday U.S. trading Tuesday. So far this week, trader and investor risk appetite is more upbeat, which is bearish for the safe-haven gold and silver markets. The near-term technical posture has deteriorated […]

Managed Money Holding Long Bets on the Leadership

Managed Money Holding Long Bets on the Leadership

$DIA, $SPY, $SOX, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Managed money’s lack of conviction in the Y 2019 stock rally has become notorious, but managers retained faith in the Leadership. Hedge funds kept equity exposures light in this year’s advance, the relative size of their biggest Long positions remained “extremely elevated,” according to the latest research from […]

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