After Crushing the Short Sellers, Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock Is in for a Breather

After Crushing the Short Sellers, Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock Is in for a Breather

After Crushing the Short Sellers, Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock Is in for a Breather Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock has been one of the year’s few success stories. In January and February, Tesla stock enjoyed an absolutely breathtaking short squeeze. In the span of just a few weeks, the stock shot up from around $400 to as high […]

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

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

$CSX, $AQUA, $WING The major world markets are closed for Good Friday. These are all Buys if you can manage the risk. Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is our list for Thursday, 9 April, as follows: […]

United States Oil (USO) – Donald Trump is trying to drive up the price of oil

United States Oil (USO) – Donald Trump is trying to drive up the price of oil

United States Oil (USO) – Donald Trump is trying to drive up the price of oil For more than three decades, U.S. presidents proclaimed cheap fuel as an almost God-given right for American motorists and homeowners, shaping the country’s foreign policy in pursuit of lower prices. As president, Trump didn’t just back cheap crude, he […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) has recovered 100% since its massive drop last month

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) has recovered 100% since its massive drop last month

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) has recovered 100% since its massive drop last month Bitcoin (BTC) diving to a cliff in March and collapsing to prices not seen since a year ago is now a distant memory. The top crypto didn’t take long to recover at more comfortable levels, which, as of the time of writing, is $7,000. […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) jumps as Bank of England takes extraordinary measures

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) jumps as Bank of England takes extraordinary measures

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) jumps as Bank of England takes extraordinary measures European stocks rose on Thursday 9 April, as investors continued to focus on signs of a turning point in the coronavirus pandemic and the Bank of England moved to directly support UK government spending. The FTSE 100 rose 2.3% in London at the open […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) shares mostly higher, lockdown feud drags Tokyo lower

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) shares mostly higher, lockdown feud drags Tokyo lower

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) shares mostly higher, lockdown feud drags Tokyo lower Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Thursday though Japan’s benchmark fell as local leaders sparred with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government over measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak. After a 3.4% overnight rally on Wall Street, markets advanced in Hong Kong, […]

Thursday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Most Southeast Asian stock markets rose Thursday, tracking an upbeat session on Wall Street, as hopes for the coronavirus outbreak nearing its peak rose, while expectations of a cut in oil output pushed the energy-heavy Thai index higher Australian shares rose more than 2% on Thursday, tracking gains on Wall Street as hopes that the […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) ‘Back on Track’ Program to Reopen Factories on 14 April

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) ‘Back on Track’ Program to Reopen Factories on 14 April

$RACE Wednesday, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) said it is piloting a project to conduct voluntary screening of employees and their families for coronavirus once the iconic Supercar makers factories in Italy reopen. In a statement, Ferrari said its “Back on Track” plan, developed with a pool of virologists and experts, was designed to create a safe working […]

Governor Seyi Makinde said in boosting his immunity to fight coronavirus, he consumed vitamin C, carrots and black seed oil mixed with honey

Governor Seyi Makinde said in boosting his immunity to fight coronavirus, he consumed vitamin C, carrots and black seed oil mixed with honey

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde last Monday revealed that he fought coronavirus with carrots, vitamin C and black seed oil with honey while in isolation. The governor revealed this in Ibadan in a telephone interview with an FM radio station. He had last week announced that he was tested positive for the disease and went […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Volatility Remains Subdued

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Volatility Remains Subdued

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Volatility Remains Subdued GBP/USD has seen a sudden drop in volatility in April and was seen continuing to trade essentially sideways in the early day on Wednesday. The pair saw some buying yesterday as the dollar broadly lost ground against its major counterparts. The greenback has been following an inverse relationship with […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Consolidating

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Consolidating

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Consolidating The US dollar has gone back and forth during the trading session on Wednesday, as we continue to dance around the 50 and the 200 day EMA indicators. At this point, the market doesn’t necessarily look as if it is ready to go anywhere anytime soon, so I believe that the market […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Continues to Press Resistance

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Continues to Press Resistance

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Continues to Press Resistance The Australian dollar initially pulled back a bit during the trading session on Wednesday, but turned around to show signs of strength, as we reached towards the 0.62 level. At this point, the market breaking above that level and the 61.8% Fibonacci retracement level which is just […]

“Cash Is Trash” as Treasury’s Printing Presses Roll, There is a Costly Negative to Holding It

“Cash Is Trash” as Treasury’s Printing Presses Roll, There is a Costly Negative to Holding It

$USD There are better assets to hold than cash as central banks print money and keep interest rates low in response to the coronavirus pandemic. “Please remember that while it does not move around in value as much as other assets, there is a costly negative return to it,” said investment manager Ray Dalio. “So, […]

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) in red at close after two days of gains

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) in red at close after two days of gains

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) in red at close after two days of gains Bursa Malaysia closed in the red, as investors pushed a pause button after recording gains for the past two days with sentiment turning negative on increased Covid-19 deaths and infected cases in emerging economies. At 5pm, key index FTSE Bursa Malaysia […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) one of the safe havens during this pandemic and beyond

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) one of the safe havens during this pandemic and beyond

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) one of the safe havens during this pandemic and beyond Gold markets have been relatively quiet during the trading session on Wednesday after peeking through the $1700 level on Tuesday. By given back gains the way the market has, it ended up forming the shooting star during the Tuesday session which in […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) continues to move higher as markets are optimistic that coronavirus will be contained

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) continues to move higher as markets are optimistic that coronavirus will be contained

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) continues to move higher as markets are optimistic that coronavirus will be contained Silver Holds Above $15.00 As Markets Believe That Virus Containment Measures Are Working Silver continues its upside move after it breached the 20 EMA level several days ago. Equity markets remain optimistic which also helps precious metals in […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI), mainland markets fall as profit takers move in

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI), mainland markets fall as profit takers move in

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI), mainland markets fall as profit takers move in Hong Kong shares finished more than 1 percent lower Wednesday, hit by profit-taking after a two-day rally and as investors keep tabs on the spread of the coronavirus. The Hang Seng Index slipped 1.2 percent, to 23,970. Across the border, the […]

Today’s Action Confirms Buy Signal for Stocks

Today’s Action Confirms Buy Signal for Stocks

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin went on national TV Wednesday morning to assure markets that the federal government’s stimulus package is being rolled out smoothly amid the economic distress caused by measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The US stock market rallied Wednesday, confirming the technical buy signals seen […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) tipped to follow Wall St higher

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) tipped to follow Wall St higher

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) tipped to follow Wall St higher The Australian sharemarket is set for an early rise after US stocks were buoyed by hopes the coronavirus outbreak has reached a peak. The SPI200 futures contract was up 70 points, or 1.35 per cent, at 5,248.0 points at 0800 AEST on Thursday, suggesting local […]

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) gave up all of its 940-point gain as stock-market rally stumbled into the close

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) gave up all of its 940-point gain as stock-market rally stumbled into the close

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) gave up all of its 940-point gain as stock-market rally stumbled into the close The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) ended lower in the final half-hour of trade Tuesday, reflecting a sharp pullback from intraday highs from a market that has been attempting to rebound from brutal losses in the wake […]

Big Bets are Being Placed on a Strong April Rally

Big Bets are Being Placed on a Strong April Rally

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX We see lots of Sell-side research and analysis (taking a contrarian POV) daily, and over the years certain equity strategists have made some very good calls. On 19 March in the midst of what was some of the most brutal, high-velocity machine selling ever, Barry Bannister and his team at […]

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

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

$SZT, $IMMU, $SAP, $DIS These are all Buys if you can manage the risk. Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is our list for Wednesday, 8 April, as follows: Constellation Brands Inc. (NYSE:STZ) was raised to Buy […]

First look at Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Model S ‘Cheetah Stance’ Launch Mode in action

First look at Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Model S ‘Cheetah Stance’ Launch Mode in action

First look at Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Model S ‘Cheetah Stance’ Launch Mode in action The Tesla Model S may be due for a Plaid upgrade, but this doesn’t mean to say that the Raven Performance trim has stopped getting better. Tesla recently started rolling out a new update for its fastest sedan featuring a few […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) CEO Jack Dorsey is setting aside $1 billion in stock to establish a philanthropic venture focused initially on global relief efforts for the COVID-19 pandemic

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) CEO Jack Dorsey is setting aside $1 billion in stock to establish a philanthropic venture focused initially on global relief efforts for the COVID-19 pandemic

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) CEO Jack Dorsey is setting aside $1 billion in stock to establish a philanthropic venture focused initially on global relief efforts for the COVID-19 pandemic The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Tuesday related to the global economy, the work place and […]

Gold, “Buying at these marks is attractive to investors”

Gold, “Buying at these marks is attractive to investors”

$XAU $GLD Gold prices in Asia are trading lower Wednesday morning despite continuing economic uncertainty. The precious Yellow metal continued its losses from the previous session as gold futures were down 0.22% to 1,680 by 9:33 PM ET (2:33 AM GMT). Gold prices tend to move in the opposite direction from stocks, but the 2 moved in the same direction for the 2nd day running. Asian stock markets opened mixed Wednesday with some […]

Universal Health and Knightsbridge Group Launch Immune Response Kit

Universal Health and Knightsbridge Group Launch Immune Response Kit

Joint venture between Universal Health and Knightsbridge Group In a joint venture to be announced later today Universal Health and Knightsbridge Group will launch a New Biotech, the 1st product, an Immune System Booster program is already on sale in Australia. https://www.unihealthco.com/ Coronavirus has forced changes on all levels of society, and shown how being […]

United States Oil (USO) state senators to talk crude markets with Saudi officials Saturday -source

United States Oil (USO) state senators to talk crude markets with Saudi officials Saturday -source

United States Oil (USO) state senators to talk crude markets with Saudi officials Saturday -source Republican U.S. senators who have introduced a bill that would remove U.S. defense systems and troops in Saudi Arabia unless it cuts oil output will hold a call with the kingdom’s officials on Saturday, a source familiar with the planning […]

The New Company Performance Metric: Earnings Before Coronavirus (EBITDAC)

The New Company Performance Metric: Earnings Before Coronavirus (EBITDAC)

$JPM $BLK A meme circulated on Twitter recently suggesting that companies suffering from the global pandemic will trot out a new performance metric: EBITDAC, for earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, amortisation and coronavirus. It’s apparently not a joke. Some companies are adjusting their numbers to avoid triggering defaults on loans, Refinitiv LPC reported last month. […]

Ethereum: USD/ETH (ETH=) Rally Could Extend To $188

Ethereum: USD/ETH (ETH=) Rally Could Extend To $188

Ethereum: USD/ETH (ETH=) Rally Could Extend To $188 After forming a support base above the $130 level, Ethereum price started a fresh increase against the US Dollar. ETH price broke the key $150 resistance to move into a positive zone. There was a close above the $158 level and the 55 simple moving average (4-hours). […]

Wednesday’s World Markets: Asia Pacific

Wednesday’s World Markets: Asia Pacific

Japan’s Nikkei share average rose 0.47% at 19,039.91 while the broader Topix gained 0.59% at 1,411.44, extending the rally into its 3rd day. Australian shares dropped more than 2% Wednesday, as concerns of a massive economic slump due to the coronavirus pandemic coupled with an outlook downgrade on the local economy and banking sector drove […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) volatility is returning in a positive way

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) volatility is returning in a positive way

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) volatility is returning in a positive way Bitcoin (BTC) traders are used to the mood swings that come with extreme price volatility. They were elated when prices shot up 30 percent in January, the best start to a year since 2013. They were alarmed and unsettled when the spread of the coronavirus sent […]

January 2022 Options Now Available for Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)

January 2022 Options Now Available for Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)

$RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) new options begin trading Tuesday, for the January 2022 expiration. Note: 1 of the Key inputs that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with 654 days until expiration the newly trading contracts represent a potential opportunity for sellers of Puts or Calls […]

DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) Rebounds 20% From its Coronavirus Crisis Low

DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) Rebounds 20% From its Coronavirus Crisis Low

DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) Rebounds 20% From its Coronavirus Crisis Low Germany’s benchmark DAX Index is poised to exit a bear market that began last month, after rising 20% from last month’s low that was spurred by worries about the coronavirus pandemic. The export-heavy gauge, which fell as much as 40% in the sell-off that began […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) continue to rally, despite UK Prime Minister in intensive care

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) continue to rally, despite UK Prime Minister in intensive care

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) continue to rally, despite UK Prime Minister in intensive care Last night UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to intensive care after his coronavirus symptoms worsened. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will deputise for the Prime Minister where needed as he receives treatment. Despite this concerning news, markets have continued their rally […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Asian Stocks Mixed as COVID-19 Fight Goes On

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Asian Stocks Mixed as COVID-19 Fight Goes On

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Asian Stocks Mixed as COVID-19 Fight Goes On Asian stock markets were mixed on Wednesday morning as the region continues to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Stocks halted two consecutive days of gains as the United Kingdom and New York City reported their highest death toll overnight. 731 people died from the virus in the city […]

Major Indexes Crack the Key Resistance and Fade to Flat

Major Indexes Crack the Key Resistance and Fade to Flat

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Tuesday, the major US stock indexes finished flat to unchanged after cracking Key overhead resistances. Stocks gapped up at the open after markets across Asia and Europe had good action overnight. The sharply higher start was attributed to optimism about a potential plateau in coronavirus cases, but the Key indices […]

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) continues to firm as risk sentiment improves

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) continues to firm as risk sentiment improves

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) continues to firm as risk sentiment improves The Canadian dollar continues to gain against the US dollar as global risk sentiment remains positive in the short-term. USD/CAD rose had one of its best month’s in the last three years in March, rallying from around 1.3400 to a peak of 1.4670 before […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Reverses

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Reverses

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Reverses The British pound initially pulled back during the trading session on Tuesday but found enough buyers to turn around and send this market higher. By breaking the top of the inverted hammer from the previous session, this is a very bullish sign, but we obviously have a lot of resistance just above, […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Gains as Risk Appetite Taints Dollar Demand

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Gains as Risk Appetite Taints Dollar Demand

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Gains as Risk Appetite Taints Dollar Demand The dollar has had a relatively strong relationship with the equity markets as of late. The sharp decline in the stock market in March led investors to move to cash positions which led to a rally in the dollar index (DXY) to highs not seen […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Bulls Are Still Strong

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Bulls Are Still Strong

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Bulls Are Still Strong USD/JPY has bounced off session lows at 108.67 and was trading at 109.10. The pair’s near-term outlook has turned bullish after breakout at 200+DMA resistance on Monday’s trade. On the economic front, Japan’s preliminary estimate of the February Leading Economic Index, came in at 92.1, beating the […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Rallies Significantly Into Resistance

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Rallies Significantly Into Resistance

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Rallies Significantly Into Resistance The 0.62 level above is an area that should be resistive due to a large, round, psychologically significant figure being represented and several attempts to break above it. At this point, I think that a pullback makes quite a bit of sense, as we are simply going […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) to rise on encouraging COVID-19 trend

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) to rise on encouraging COVID-19 trend

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) to rise on encouraging COVID-19 trend The Australian sharemarket is tipped to continue its strong start to the week after global equities were encouraged by early signs the coronavirus death toll is slowing. The SPI200 futures contract was up 124 points, or 2.35 per cent, at 5,397.0 points at 0800 AEST […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI), China stocks lead Asia gains as risk-on sentiment returns on coronavirus progress and on hopes oil deal will be reached

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI), China stocks lead Asia gains as risk-on sentiment returns on coronavirus progress and on hopes oil deal will be reached

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI), China stocks lead Asia gains as risk-on sentiment returns on coronavirus progress and on hopes oil deal will be reached Hong Kong and China stocks led gains in major Asia markets on Tuesday, as investors bet on signs the world’s lockdowns are slowing the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Markets Pressing Major Resistance

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Markets Pressing Major Resistance

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Markets Pressing Major Resistance Silver markets have rallied a bit during the trading session on Monday, reaching towards the $15 level. Keep in mind that silver is not only a precious metal, but it is also an industrial one. That being the case, it makes sense that as the silver […]

Analysts forecast the Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) to hit $1900 an ounce in weeks

Analysts forecast the Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) to hit $1900 an ounce in weeks

Analysts forecast the Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) to hit $1900 an ounce in weeks Gold futures rallied for the fifth consecutive day, surging above $1,700 an ounce to the highest since 2012, underpinned by ample liquidity in the wake of massive economic stimulus packages initiated worldwide to contain coronavirus epidemic as precious metals analysts forecast […]

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) strengthens at close amid COVID-19 slowdown

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) strengthens at close amid COVID-19 slowdown

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) strengthens at close amid COVID-19 slowdown Bursa Malaysia, along with its Asian peers, ended higher on Tuesday amid optimism that the COVID-19 death toll and new cases are slowing down in several major economies. At 5 pm, key index FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) rose 28.23 points or 2.10 per cent to 1,369.92 […]

Gold’s Rally Tightens the Physical Market

Gold’s Rally Tightens the Physical Market

$XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV $PLAT $USD $JPY $MTA Gold prices spiked up Monday, extending a 3-session rally Monday gold futures for delivery on the COMEX exchange were up nearly 3% or +47.60 at 1693.30 just shy of the intra-day high at 1695.90. That was the highest mark in 2 wks, in a rally driven by […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) 100 Forecast: Breaks Out of Recent Consolidation

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) 100 Forecast: Breaks Out of Recent Consolidation

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) 100 Forecast: Breaks Out of Recent Consolidation The NASDAQ 100 has rallied significantly during the trading session on Monday, breaking above the 8000 handle. That level was massive resistance, so the fact that we closed above there is a very bullish sign. With that in mind, and the fact that the S&P 500 […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) futures point to more than 200 point opening gain following Monday’s sharp rebound

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) futures point to more than 200 point opening gain following Monday’s sharp rebound

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) futures point to more than 200 point opening gain following Monday’s sharp rebound Stock futures pointed to a Tuesday opening jump in early morning trade, following a steep rebound in the previous session. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 309 points, pointing to a gain of about 239 […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Backed AI Startup Sales Triple Enroute to IPO

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Backed AI Startup Sales Triple Enroute to IPO

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Backed AI Startup Sales Triple Enroute to IPO Megvii Technology Ltd. for the first time revealed the stunning growth fueled by a nation’s obsession with security. The Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.-backed startup tripled revenue to 949 million yuan ($133 million) in the first half. It generated more than 73% of […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) paid more than £1bn in wages but only £44m in UK corporation tax

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) paid more than £1bn in wages but only £44m in UK corporation tax

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) paid more than £1bn in wages but only £44m in UK corporation tax Google’s UK staff earned an average of £234,000 each last year as the tech firm paid more than £1bn in wages and a share scheme – but only £44m in UK corporation tax. Google, which increased UK staff numbers […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock gets an upgrade at Jefferies

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock gets an upgrade at Jefferies

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock gets an upgrade at Jefferies Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock gained in today’s pre-market trading session. The stock rose over 5% in today’s trading session at 9:47 AM ET. The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged by over 900 points or 4.2%. Also, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite gained about 4.1% and […]

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

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

$EBAY, $MGPI, $TEVA These are all Buys if you can manage the risk. Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is our list for Tuesday, 7 April, as follows: eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) was raised to Buy from Neutral […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Will Weather the Storm

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Will Weather the Storm

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Will Weather the Storm Shares of social media and digital advertising giant Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) have plummeted over the past six weeks on concerns that the rapidly spreading novel coronavirus will kill digital advertising globally for the foreseeable future. FB stock is consequently down about 30% from its mid-February highs. These concerns are […]

United States Oil (USO) Prices Rally as Saudi-Russian Deal “Very, Very Close”

United States Oil (USO) Prices Rally as Saudi-Russian Deal “Very, Very Close”

United States Oil (USO) Prices Rally as Saudi-Russian Deal “Very, Very Close” Oil prices rallied in Asia on Tuesday from a dramatic 8%-fall in their last session. International Brent Oil Futures rose 2.43% to $34.11 by 9:52 PM ET (2:52 AM GMT) and U.S. Crude Oil WTI Futures jumped 4.1% to $27.15. Russian Direct Investment […]

Ethereum: USD/ETH (ETH=) price is now trading in a strong uptrend above $158

Ethereum: USD/ETH (ETH=) price is now trading in a strong uptrend above $158

Ethereum: USD/ETH (ETH=) price is now trading in a strong uptrend above $158 After forming a support base above the $130 level, Ethereum price started a fresh increase against the US Dollar. ETH price broke the key $150 resistance to move into a positive zone. There was a close above the $158 level and the […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Breakout Ahead?

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Breakout Ahead?

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Breakout Ahead? As risk assets regain their mojo amid optimism the coronavirus spread is beginning to level off, Bitcoin’s back above $7,000. The largest cryptocurrency gained as much as 6.4% Monday to $7,193, its highest in nearly a month. That’s its biggest one-day gain in two weeks and caps a near 11% […]

Tuesday’s World Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Markets: Asia-Pacific

Most Southeast Asian stock markets tracked Wall Street and Asian equities higher Tuesday, with Thailand rising the most, although gains were capped following a spike in infections due to the coronavirus in the region. Australian shares rose Tuesday as reports of slowing fatalities from the coronavirus outbreak raised optimism that the fight against the disease […]

DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) – European Stocks Advance Most in Two Weeks on Easing Virus Toll

DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) – European Stocks Advance Most in Two Weeks on Easing Virus Toll

DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) – European Stocks Advance Most in Two Weeks on Easing Virus Toll European equities gained the most in nearly two weeks after reported death tolls from the coronavirus showed signs of easing in several hot spots of the health crisis. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index closed 3.7% higher, as automakers and travel […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) shares rises as coronavirus-related deaths slow

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) shares rises as coronavirus-related deaths slow

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) shares rises as coronavirus-related deaths slow UK shares gained on Monday as investors cheered signs of slowing coronavirus-related deaths in the hotspots of western Europe. The blue-chip FTSE 100 gained 2.9% by 0812 GMT, but was still underperforming its European peers, weighed down by news that Prime Minister Boris Johnson was […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Stocks tick up in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Stocks tick up in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Stocks tick up in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai Asian shares rose Tuesday, echoing the rally on Wall Street, amid a few glimmers of hope that the coronavirus pandemic could be slowing. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 JP:NIK gained 0.9% while South Korea’s Kospi KR:180721 gained 0.2%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng HK:HSI added 0.4%, while the Shanghai […]

The COVID-19 IRA Conversion

The COVID-19 IRA Conversion

The current health and economic panic crises have together significantly and negatively affected some asset values. But, created at the same time significant planning opportunities, 1 is the conversion of a traditional IRA into a Roth IRA. Many investors consider converting their traditional IRA into a Roth IRA as part of their overall retirement planning. […]

F1: Ferreri’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Still on Mission

F1: Ferreri’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Still on Mission

$RACE A lot has changed since Sebastian Vettel won titles with Red Bull Racing and set himself the goal of winning with Ferrari (NYSE:RACE). There have been a lot of mistakes, but he is not ready to give up his mission to win a championship with The Scuderia. Contract negotiations are ongoing. Ferrari is the […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) – British PM Johnson Is Taken To Hospital Due To Coronavirus

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) – British PM Johnson Is Taken To Hospital Due To Coronavirus

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) – British PM Johnson Is Taken To Hospital Due To Coronavirus GBP/USD breached the 20 EMA below 1.2300 but the British pound is showing some signs of strength and tries to gain more ground amid optimism on the coronavirus front. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was taken to the hospital with persistent […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) maintains its bearish stance despite decreased demand for safety

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) maintains its bearish stance despite decreased demand for safety

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) maintains its bearish stance despite decreased demand for safety Financial markets were in a better mood this Monday, amid some encouraging news related to the coronavirus pandemic. According to the latest data available the contagion curve and the death toll seem to be flattening in Italy, Spain and New York, the three […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) – Surge in Demand for Risky Assets Sinks Japanese Yen

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) – Surge in Demand for Risky Assets Sinks Japanese Yen

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) – Surge in Demand for Risky Assets Sinks Japanese Yen The Dollar/Yen is trading higher late Monday, helped by increased demand for risky assets and concerns that a jump in the number of coronavirus cases in Japan will do further damage to the already wounded economy. At 13:50 GMT, the USD/JPY is trading […]

Hollywood Giants Launch Streaming Media

Hollywood Giants Launch Streaming Media

$DIS $CMCSA $NFLX $AAPL The Hollywood coronavirus shutdown happened just as Comcast Corp. and Walt Disney Co. were getting their streaming products off the ground, each spend billions of dollars on new content. Disney+ and Apple TV+ both launched in November, while Comcast’s NBCUniversal is introducing its Peacock service on 15 April. Quibi, a startup created by […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) gains are being capped by a stronger U.S. Dollar

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) gains are being capped by a stronger U.S. Dollar

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) gains are being capped by a stronger U.S. Dollar Increased demand for risky commodity currencies is helping to boost the Australian Dollar on Monday, however, gains are being capped by a stronger U.S. Dollar. Position-squaring ahead of Tuesday’s Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) monetary meeting could also be providing some support. […]

“Slowing US Virus Cases to Put Floor Under Stocks, Sunlight Ahead”

“Slowing US Virus Cases to Put Floor Under Stocks, Sunlight Ahead”

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The DJIA rallied 7.7% to start the trading week. Sentiment was boosted by encouraging signs that the COVID-19 outbreak may be improving. The DJIA (+7.7%) and Russell 2000 (+8.2%) set the pace, followed by the NAS Comp (+7.3%) and S&P 500 (+7.0%). The positive bias was formed overnight in the […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to rise but economists remain wary

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to rise but economists remain wary

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to rise but economists remain wary The Australian share market is tipped to rise but economists remain wary of the coronavirus volatility that ensured global equities ended the week on a sour note. Wall Street’s main indexes fell more than 1.5 per cent on Friday after US employment showed a […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) joins Asian rally as virus death rates fall

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) joins Asian rally as virus death rates fall

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) joins Asian rally as virus death rates fall Hong Kong stocks ended Monday with healthy gains, lifted by signs that new infections of coronavirus are slowing in some of the worst-hit countries, while energy firms were boosted by last week’s surge in oil prices. The Hang Seng Index rose […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Gains Ground Despite Stronger U.S. Dollar As Optimism Is Widespread

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Gains Ground Despite Stronger U.S. Dollar As Optimism Is Widespread

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Gains Ground Despite Stronger U.S. Dollar As Optimism Is Widespread Despite the continued strength of the U.S. dollar, silver is trying to get through the major resistance near the 20 EMA in the $14.50 – $14.70 area. The U.S. Dollar Index continues its upside move and is currently trying […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) likely to be determined by trader reaction to the downtrending Gann angle at $1667.80

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) likely to be determined by trader reaction to the downtrending Gann angle at $1667.80

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) likely to be determined by trader reaction to the downtrending Gann angle at $1667.80 Gold futures are trading at their highest level since March 26 shortly after the regular session opening on Monday. The move is being fueled by concerns over a global recession caused by the coronavirus pandemic. A relatively […]

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) closes higher as govt unveils RM10 bln special stimulus package

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) closes higher as govt unveils RM10 bln special stimulus package

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) closes higher as govt unveils RM10 bln special stimulus package Bursa Malaysia closed higher on Monday as the government unveiled a special stimulus package worth RM10 billion aimed at small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to soften the impact of the Movement Control Order (MCO) due to the COVID-19 pandemic . At […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) – Futures jump on hopes of slowdown in coronavirus cases

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) – Futures jump on hopes of slowdown in coronavirus cases

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) – Futures jump on hopes of slowdown in coronavirus cases U.S. stock index futures jumped about 4% on Monday after President Donald Trump expressed hope that the coronavirus health crisis in the United States was “leveling-off” in some of the country’s hardest-hit areas. Wall Street’s main indexes fell more than 1.5% on […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Futures Surge As Investors Focus on Slowing Coronavirus Fatality Rates

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Futures Surge As Investors Focus on Slowing Coronavirus Fatality Rates

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Futures Surge As Investors Focus on Slowing Coronavirus Fatality Rates U.S. equity futures bounced higher Monday, while global stocks booked solid gains, as investors focused on data that suggested coronavirus deaths were slowing as the pandemic entered its third month of outbreak in major economies around the world. Italy, the […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is donating 20 million masks and producing face shields to help fight coronavirus

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is donating 20 million masks and producing face shields to help fight coronavirus

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is donating 20 million masks and producing face shields to help fight coronavirus Apple has sourced 20 million masks through its supply chain in an effort to help healthcare professionals around the world fight the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced in a video posted on Twitter on Sunday. “This […]

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

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

$COBE, $ICE, $MSFT, $PTON, $TWTR These are all Buys if you can manage the risk. Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is our list for Monday, 6 April, as follows: CBOE Global Markets Inc. (BATS:CBOE) was raised […]

Monday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia- Pacific

Monday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia- Pacific

The S&P/ASX 200 index was up 4.3% at 5,286.80 at the close of trade, after the benchmark closed 1.7% down Friday. Southeast Asian stock markets are higher Monday, tracking global equities that gained due to a slowdown in coronavirus-related deaths and new infections. Major European nations reported lower virus death rates, with Italy seeing the […]

Euro Zone Investor Morale Hits All-Time Low on Coronavirus

Euro Zone Investor Morale Hits All-Time Low on Coronavirus

Investor morale in the euro zone fell to an all-time low in April and the bloc’s economy is in deep recession due to the coronavirus, which is “holding the world economy in a stranglehold”, a survey showed on Monday. Sentix’s index for the euro zone fell to -42.9 from -17.1 in March. The Reuters consensus […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Stock Offers Investors a Beautiful Buying Opportunity

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Stock Offers Investors a Beautiful Buying Opportunity

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Stock Offers Investors a Beautiful Buying Opportunity After a recent bounce, Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) is down almost 20% from its 52-week highs. That’s notably better than the S&P 500, which is down about 27% from its highs. Given all the circumstances at the momentum, it’s hard to determine if Alibaba stock […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Coronavirus Broke Globalism

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Coronavirus Broke Globalism

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Just In: Southeast Asian stock markets inched higher Monday, tracking global equities that gained due to a slowdown in coronavirus-related deaths and new infections Last Week’s US Stock Market View Technical Analysis: The action in the major US stock indexes over the past few sessions was almost identical as large-cap […]

Are Lockdowns Working? Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Offers Location Data to Help Pandemic Fight

Are Lockdowns Working? Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Offers Location Data to Help Pandemic Fight

Are Lockdowns Working? Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Offers Location Data to Help Pandemic Fight Alphabet Inc.’s Google (GOOGL) is releasing data from its users to help governments track the spread of the coronavirus and assess the effectiveness of social distancing by using location information gathered from smartphones. The location data, which the search engine giant, collects […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) engineers show ventilator prototype on YouTube

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) engineers show ventilator prototype on YouTube

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) engineers show ventilator prototype on YouTube Engineers at Tesla showed a prototype for a ventilator on Sunday evening in a video published on the company’s YouTube channel, as hospitals around the country overwhelmed by coronavirus patients face device shortages. The design for the ventilators relies heavily on Tesla car parts, one of […]

United States Oil (USO) jittery as Saudi Arabia-Russia talks delayed

United States Oil (USO) jittery as Saudi Arabia-Russia talks delayed

United States Oil (USO) jittery as Saudi Arabia-Russia talks delayed Global oil prices remain on edge after Saudi Arabia and Russia postponed a meeting about a deal to cut output as the virus pandemic hits demand. The two countries have been locked in an oil price war for the last month. Traders are concerned that, […]

Ethereum: USD/ETH (ETH=) Dips Below 6,712.5 Level, Down 0.97%

Ethereum: USD/ETH (ETH=) Dips Below 6,712.5 Level, Down 0.97%

Ethereum: USD/ETH (ETH=) Dips Below 6,712.5 Level, Down 0.97% Bitcoin fell bellow the $6,712.5 level on Sunday. Bitcoin was trading at 6,712.5 by 13:30 (17:30 GMT) on the Investing.com Index, down 0.97% on the day. It was the largest one-day percentage loss since April 5. The move downwards pushed Bitcoin’s market cap down to $123.0B, […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) trading volume on exchanges grew 61 percent in Q1 compared to previous quarter

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) trading volume on exchanges grew 61 percent in Q1 compared to previous quarter

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) trading volume on exchanges grew 61 percent in Q1 compared to previous quarter Bitcoin trading volumes across The Block 22 exchanges saw a significant uptick during the first quarter of 2020. The volumes reached over $154 billion in the quarter – a 61% increase over the previous quarter figure of $96 billion, according to research conducted […]

Investors Looking at a Wide Range of Indicators for Market Direction

Investors Looking at a Wide Range of Indicators for Market Direction

$VXX $DIA $SPY $QQQ Investors are studying a wide range of technical indicators, from infection counts to more traditional indicators, for clues on the direction the markets will take in coming weeks as the pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus continues to spread. Some point to signs that the worst of the waterfall sell-off that […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Shares rebound on glimmers of progress in battling virus

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Shares rebound on glimmers of progress in battling virus

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) – Shares rebound on glimmers of progress in battling virus Asian shares and U.S. futures rebounded on Monday as investors grasped at threads of hope that the battle against the coronavirus pandemic may be making some progress in some hard-hit areas. Markets in Tokyo, Seoul and Sydney gained more than […]

Gold Bugs Welcome 2020

Gold Bugs Welcome 2020

$XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV $USD Welcome to Y 2020. As the COVID-19 coronavirus brings economies around the world to a standstill, gold is rivaling Treasuries and the Buck as the best-performing major asset so far this year. The precious Yellow metal proved its safe-haven status with a 6% rally as nearly $16-T was wiped off […]

Market Commentators Turning Bullish, the Futures are Open Reflecting this Optimism

Market Commentators Turning Bullish, the Futures are Open Reflecting this Optimism

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX $MS $EV Commentators from Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) to Eaton Vance (NYSE:EV) are encouraged by a combination of unprecedented government and central bank stimulus efforts, declining volatility and the Key: Signs that the coronavirus pandemic is peaking in parts of Europe. “There is light at the end of the tunnel but it’s still […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) – Will Pound Resilience Persist?

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) – Will Pound Resilience Persist?

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) – Will Pound Resilience Persist? Despite shockingly bad US jobs data published last week, the British Pound to US Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate ultimately slipped lower. Even though the Pound was fairly resilient last week, it was unable to hold its ground or sustain any gains against the US Dollar which […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) seen finding support on charts at 1.0778 this week

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) seen finding support on charts at 1.0778 this week

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) seen finding support on charts at 1.0778 this week The Euro unwound almost all of its late March rebound against the Dollar last week and the charts are warning of more losses ahead, although weekend confirmation of a broad slowdown in the continental spread of coronavirus could lift risk appetite over the […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) – Fear of Global Recession Makes Dollar Highly Desired Liquid Asset

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) – Fear of Global Recession Makes Dollar Highly Desired Liquid Asset

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) – Fear of Global Recession Makes Dollar Highly Desired Liquid Asset The Dollar/Yen firmed last week as investors took shelter in the U.S. currency amid worsening economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. Investors largely shrugged off the U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls report that showed massive job losses of 701,000 last month, compared […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Pulls Back For the Week

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Pulls Back For the Week

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Pulls Back For the Week The Australian dollar has initially tried to rally during the week, but then broke down towards the 0.60 level, and hung around that area as it would attract a lot of attention obviously. Ultimately, I think that the market will then continue to see a lot of noise, […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) – Hong Kong developers buy US$193.5 million worth of own shares in bid to support market, boost confidence

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) – Hong Kong developers buy US$193.5 million worth of own shares in bid to support market, boost confidence

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) – Hong Kong developers buy US$193.5 million worth of own shares in bid to support market, boost confidence The slumping equity market has prompted some Hong Kong developers and their majority owners to step in and shore up support for investors, while increasing their stakes at the same time. […]

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