Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV Commentary: Last week, on Thursday the ECB has disappointed the markets by not extending the end date for the monetary easing or increasing the amount. A Risk-off approach is seen in here, as the technical indicators are Neutral with a Bearish Bias.PE […]

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV Commentary: Most of the markets waited for the ECB meet Thursday, where President Draghi was expected to extend the asset buying stimulus further, they were disappointed, as he did not come right out with it. But, from the tone, I understood […]

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV Commentary: After the poor US NFPs data, the weak ISM data in US has diminished even the last chances of any rate hike in September dead, increasing the risk appetite. PE DJIA at  18526.14, -11.98, but the sideways mode in the […]

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV Commentary: After the poor US NFPs data, the weak ISM data in US has shot even the last chances of any rate hike in the current month dead, increasing the risk appetite in the markets. PE DJIA at 18538.12, +0.25% saw a […]

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV Commentary: The markets trade quietly Thursday as some risk capital was taken off the table Wednesday, ahead of the US NFP employment data Friday. PE DJIA at 18400.88, -0.29% tested last week’s low around 18330, but remained in the range of […]

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV Commentary: All the markets may trade quietly Thursday as some risk capital was taken off the table Wednesday, and may continue Thursday before the US NFP employment data Friday. PE DJIA at 18400.88, -0.29% tested last week’s low around 18330, but […]

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV Commentary: The Japanese markets are seeing some Northside actionon the back of a weak Japanese Yen at 102.94 Vs USD along with the European markets, but the excitement may dry up by soon, waiting for the US NFPs employment data Friday. PE […]

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV Commentary: Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen’s speech and the comments from the Fed Vice Chairman have strengthened the possibility of a rate hike this year weakening the emerging markets after the market digested the percieved hawkish remarks it took a shot at […]

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV Commentary: The trend for many markets could be determined Friday after the US Fed’s Janet Yellen speech in the Jackson Hole Summit Friday after EDT. DJIA at 18448.41, -0.18%) traded Thursday with a range of 0.3%, but might see a […]

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV Commentary: The Chinese market is at a major inflection point (point of a curve at which a change in the direction of the trend occurs), but all the other markets are trendless in here, waiting for the US Fed Chairwoman […]

Key World Stock Markets Briefing

Key World Stock Markets Briefing

Key World Stock Markets Briefing DJIA at 18597.70, +0.13% saw a quiet low volume session with no significant movement. This stalling at the higher levels must be resolved above 18700 by the Bulls very soon, otherwise the risk of seeing a retest of 18250-18000 increases daily. DAX at 10603.03, +0.62% bounced from support at 10500-450, […]

Key World Stock Markets Briefing

Key World Stock Markets Briefing

Key World Stock Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Stagnant retail sales data in US has reduced the expectations of a rate hike by the US Fed this year, keeping the risk appetite high. DJIA at 18636.05, +0.32% has managed in the last 3 wks  just +0.3%. If a run to to 18900-19000 […]

Key World Stock Markets Briefing

Key World Stock Markets Briefing

Key World Stock Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL Disappointment over the central banks’ actions in the last week resulted in the markets’ risk off stance and a certain amount of selloff. The search for a new trigger is on but nothing significant is seen just now. DJIA at 18313.77, -0.49% is seeing […]

Monday’s Currency Briefing

Monday’s Currency Briefing

Monday’s Currency Briefing $USDJPY, $EURUSD, $.DXY Major currencies are trading strong Vs the Dollar and could remain so near term. US Dollar (.DXY) Index (95.63) is down sharply and could come down towards 94.50 in the near term before bouncing back again. USDJPY: Japanese Yen (102.57) has fallen sharply as the BOJ meeting came in […]

White House Considering 2nd Aid/Relief Round “seriously” Since 1st Round “worked very well”

White House Considering 2nd Aid/Relief Round “seriously” Since 1st Round “worked very well”

#WhiteHouse #Treasury #aidrelief #stimulus #PresidentTrump #Munchin #CARESACT #benefits #Americans #payments #C19coronavirus, Thursday, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin told reporters that the White House is seriously considering another round of C-19 coronavirus stimulus checks for Americans. “We’re going to seriously consider whether we need to do more direct payments worked very well,” Secretary Mnuchin told reporters. President Trump […]

Investors Learning Not to Fight the Trump White House

Investors Learning Not to Fight the Trump White House

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $GLD $XAU  S&P 500 futures Vs fair value: +19.90. NAS Com futures Vs fair value: +85.40 There is a new Fund Manager Survey is out Wednesday, and it shows improvement in sentiment, and that only 18% of participants believe in this V-shaped recovery plus, 50%+ of the respondents see this rally […]

C-19 Coronavirus is Not Mutating into a More Dangerous Form

C-19 Coronavirus is Not Mutating into a More Dangerous Form

The C-19 coronavirus is not mutating to become more dangerous, World Health Organization (WHO) officials announced at a briefing last Wednesday. “As it is a coronavirus, it is an RNA virus so there are normal changes in this virus that one would expect over time,” said Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, WHO infectious disease epidemiologist. “None of these changes so far indicate […]

Confirmed: James Comey Tried to Blackmail Donald Trump ala J.Edgar Hoover Style, He Failed

Confirmed: James Comey Tried to Blackmail Donald Trump ala J.Edgar Hoover Style, He Failed

Former deputy NSA KT McFarland accused former FBI director James Comey of blackmailing then-President-elect Donald Trump in January 2017, comparing Comey to the agency’s disgraced gay founder J. Edgar Hoover. Ms. McFarland, appearing on TV with former colleague Sean Spicer, described a 6 January 2017, briefing by the national security officials for incoming White House […]

Fed Chairman Powell, “Near-Zero Rates Through 2022, GDP to Hit 5% Next Year”

Fed Chairman Powell, “Near-Zero Rates Through 2022, GDP to Hit 5% Next Year”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Wednesday, the Trump Fed signaled it will provide years of extraordinary support for an economy clawing back from the C-19 coronavirus chaos. Th FOMC projects a 6.5% decline in GDP this yr and a 9.3% unemployment rate at yr’s end. In the 1st economic projections of the virus quarter, US central […]

President Trump, UV Light and the C-19 Coronavirus Chaos

President Trump, UV Light and the C-19 Coronavirus Chaos

$AYTU Ultraviolet light has been used as a disinfectant in wastewater treatment, hospital rooms and other settings. It also has some medical treatment applications, such as the use of fluorescent lamps to administer controlled doses of UV light to skin lymphoma patients.   UV light works as a disinfectant because it can stop cells from reproducing. No microorganisms have shown […]

China US Trade Update

China US Trade Update

Trade negotiators from the United States and China will hold a phone call as early as next week, citing people familiar with the matter. The call will include Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. The talks will be about progress in implementing a phase-one deal after U.S. President Donald Trump […]

President Trump Polls Better on Economy and Virus

President Trump Polls Better on Economy and Virus

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX President Trump’s popular support eroded that of the presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee, Joe Biden as he is struggling for visibility with voters during the C-19 coronavirus chaos, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released Tuesday. The opinion poll conducted Monday and Tuesday found 43% of registered voters said they would support […]

Virus Chaos Business Interruption Claims May Destroy the Property and Casualty Insurers

Virus Chaos Business Interruption Claims May Destroy the Property and Casualty Insurers

$CB $TVR In any case this emergency health chaos will trigger the largest single loss in insurance history. UBS estimates industry insured losses for non-US business interruption total $7 to 22-B. In the US, monthly small business losses are seen at between so far at $431, according to the American Property Casualty Insurance Association, rendering […]

Several States Planning to Reopen, Georgia is in the Spotlight

Several States Planning to Reopen, Georgia is in the Spotlight

From Tennessee, Texas to Ohio and Montana, states around the country have announced plans to reopen over the next 2 wks. Their plans have drawn criticism from health experts who warn that a premature easing of stay-at-home guidelines could trigger a rise in coronavirus cases. Georgia Republican Governor Brian Kemp has cleared the way for gyms, […]

Majority of Americans Back President Trump’s Immigration Ban (Video)

Majority of Americans Back President Trump’s Immigration Ban (Video)

Monday, President Trump announced a temporary ban on immigration Monday that a poll from 3 days ago revealed had 70% support among voters. “70% of registered voters believe the federal government should place a temporary ban on allowing people from any other country to enter the United States,” according to the latest Rasmussen Reports poll conducted last […]

The Next Front in This War is to Open Up America, ‘The People’ Demand It

The Next Front in This War is to Open Up America, ‘The People’ Demand It

Wednesday, President Trump that data indicates the US is “past the peak” of the COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic. He said the numbers have “put us in a very strong position to finalize guidelines for states on reopening the country.” “Based on the latest data, our team of experts believes we can begin the next front in […]

President Trump, “We are past the peak”

President Trump, “We are past the peak”

The White House coronavirus task force reported positive news on declining rates of new coronavirus cases around the country, as President Trump spoke of increasing testing capacity on the eve of his announcement of guidelines to begin reopening the US economy. “The battle continues, but the data suggests that nationwide we have passed the peak […]

President Trump Setting Up to Adjourn Congress and Make Recess Appointments

President Trump Setting Up to Adjourn Congress and Make Recess Appointments

Wednesday, President Trump threatened to use his “constitutional authority” to adjourn both chambers of Congress so he can make recess appointments and fill vacant positions within his administration, which he argued is more urgent amid the coronavirus pandemic. “The Senate should either fulfill its duty and vote on my nominees or it should formally adjourn […]

President Trump says, “I am halting funding for the World Health Organization”

President Trump says, “I am halting funding for the World Health Organization”

Tuesday, President Trump announced he is halting funding for the World Health Organization (WHO) pending a review of its response to the initial coronavirus outbreak after the organization criticized his travel restrictions to China. President Trump accused the WHO of “severely mismanaging and covering up” the coronavirus crisis, specifically the initial outbreak in Wuhan, China. He took […]

President Trump Declares ‘Total Authority’ in Reopening States

President Trump Declares ‘Total Authority’ in Reopening States

Governors of a few states on the East and West coasts announced plans to reopen their states from coronavirus shutdowns at the weekend, President Trump declared he has “total authority.” “When somebody, the President of the United States has the authority, that authority is total!” President Trump said during Monday’s coronavirus task force daily press briefing. “And that’s […]

President Trump Wants to Open as Much as Possible in May

President Trump Wants to Open as Much as Possible in May

With the economy rapidly unraveling and nearly 17-M Americans having filed for unemployment The Trump Administration is pushing to reopen the country by 1 May. Monday, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin said he and his team have selected 100 business leaders to join a Special Task Force dedicated to re-opening the economy after the coronavirus crisis passes. […]

United States Oil (USO) prices rise as Trump flags deeper output cuts

United States Oil (USO) prices rise as Trump flags deeper output cuts

United States Oil (USO) prices rise as Trump flags deeper output cuts Oil prices rose Tuesday after US President Donald Trump said producers are considering cutting 20 million barrels per day – more than double the figure publicly announced – to help the virus-hit sector. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate rose nearly 2% to trade […]

Secretary Mnuchin Assembled 100 Business Leaders for Special Reopening Task Force

Secretary Mnuchin Assembled 100 Business Leaders for Special Reopening Task Force

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Monday, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin said he and his team have selected 100 business leaders to join a Special Task Force dedicated to re-opening the economy after the coronavirus crisis passes. The task force will work with medical advisers to develop a timeline for re-opening the economy, with 1 May as a […]

Storms and Tornadoes Threaten Southeastern US

Storms and Tornadoes Threaten Southeastern US

The threat of strong tornadoes and other damaging weather on Easter posed a 2X-edged safety dilemma for Deep South communities deciding how to protect residents during the coronavirus lockdown. An outbreak of severe thunderstorms was likely Sunday from Louisiana through the Tennessee Valley, the National Weather Service said. More than 4.5-M people live in the […]

President Trump Turns Up the Heat on the UN’s World Health Organization

President Trump Turns Up the Heat on the UN’s World Health Organization

Friday, President Trump accused the World Health Organization (WHO) of helping the Chinese communist regime to conceal the number of its citizens that have been infected by its latest virus. “I do believe they knew,” the president said at Friday’s briefing of the coronavirus task force, suggesting that the WHO was aware that President Xi […]

President Trump, “We cannot to have a cure that is worse than the disease”

President Trump, “We cannot to have a cure that is worse than the disease”

Friday, President Trump said that determining when it will be safe to drop social distancing guidelines to stop the spread of the coronavirus is “the biggest decision I’ve ever had to make.”   President Trump spent much of Friday’s briefing by the coronavirus task force addressing the question of when the country could expect to […]

President Trump, “It is not necessary to test everyone before opening up”

President Trump, “It is not necessary to test everyone before opening up”

America will never be able to test everyone for the coronavirus before opening up the US economy again, and it will not be necessary to do so, President Trump said Thursday. The task force is planning to have the US ramp up its already world-class testing reach to underreported areas, including hard-hit minority communities that might […]

Face Masks 101: Everything you need to know, including how to make your own

Face Masks 101: Everything you need to know, including how to make your own

The CDC recommends wearing cloth facial coverings in public, but they don’t need to be medical-grade to protect As cases of the novel coronavirus continue to surge, there has been a lot of public discourse about preventative measures. The basics include proper hand washing, avoiding touching your face, social distancing, and disinfecting heavilyused household surfaces.  […]

President Trump’s Phase 4 Stimulus to Focus on Infrastructure, No ‘Green New Deal’

President Trump’s Phase 4 Stimulus to Focus on Infrastructure, No ‘Green New Deal’

President Trump indicated Monday that Americans will need more aid during the stark pandemic and economic shutdown, including another round of direct impact payments, and Wall Street executives are reportedly putting the total of a Phase 4 bill in the neighborhood of $1.5-T. Among the priorities for Trump are infrastructure, “but not the Green New Deal” […]

Detroit rep says hydroxychloroquine, Trump helped save her life amid COVID-19 fight

Detroit rep says hydroxychloroquine, Trump helped save her life amid COVID-19 fight

A Democratic state representative from Detroit is crediting hydroxychloroquine — and Republican President Donald Trump who touted the drug — for saving her in her battle with the coronavirus. State Rep. Karen Whitsett, who learned Monday she has tested positive for COVID-19, said she started taking hydroxychloroquine on March 31, prescribed by her doctor, after both […]

“We are sparing no expense to win this War!”

“We are sparing no expense to win this War!”

We are sparing no expense to win this war President Trump said Monday at the White House briefing. “We have the best doctors, the best military leaders, and the best logistics professionals anywhere in the world,” President Trump said. “And we are orchestrating a massive federal response unlike anything our country has ever seen or […]

President Trump is Getting America Ready to ‘Go Back to Work’

President Trump is Getting America Ready to ‘Go Back to Work’

Sunday, President Trump expressed hope that the United States is seeing a “leveling-off” of the coronavirus crisis in some of the nation’s Hot Spots, saying Americans were starting to see “the light at the end of the tunnel.” New York, the hardest-hit state, reported Sunday that for the 1st time in a week, deaths had […]

The Coronavirus has Not Put America’s Food Supply at Risk

The Coronavirus has Not Put America’s Food Supply at Risk

The United States is a land of plenty even in the chaos of the coronavirus, US federal health officials said last Thursday. State-by-State lockdowns may have created a rush on some items in grocery stores, but the food supply chains remain strong and shelves should soon be restocked, according to Frank Yiannas, deputy commissioner for […]

Tariffs on Oil Imports to Protect US Energy Workers, President Trump says, “I couldn’t care less about OPEC”

Tariffs on Oil Imports to Protect US Energy Workers, President Trump says, “I couldn’t care less about OPEC”

$USO Saturday, President Trump said he would impose tariffs on crude imports if he has to “protect” US energy workers from the Crude Oil price dive that has been exacerbated by a war between Russia and Saudi Arabia over market share. “If I have to do tariffs on oil coming from outside or if I […]

President Trump Considering a 2nd WH Coronavirus Task Force to Re-open the Country Faster

President Trump Considering a 2nd WH Coronavirus Task Force to Re-open the Country Faster

Saturday, President Trump said he is thinking about creating a 2nd coronavirus task force focused on reopening the country for business. The President detailed his desire to reopen the country during a White House press briefing. “We have to open our country,” President Trump said,“the cure cannot be worse than the problem itself.” President Trump […]

US Drug Policy Update

US Drug Policy Update

Marijuana Policy: NORML and its national network of advocacy chapters have released a memo to state lawmakers, regulators, prosecutors, and other interested parties providing guidance for how they can take emergency actions to better promote the health and welfare of cannabis consumers and the general public during the COVID-19 pandemic. In states where marijuana is illegal, the […]

Disease Forecasters doubt White House’s 240,000 coronavirus deaths estimate

Disease Forecasters doubt White House’s 240,000 coronavirus deaths estimate

Leading disease forecasters, whose research the White House used to conclude that 100,000 to 240,000 people will die nationwide from the coronavirus, were mystified when they saw the administration’s projection this week. The experts said they don’t challenge the numbers’ validity but said they don’t know how the White House arrived at them. White House […]

President Trump Deploying Military in His ‘Counternarcotics Operation’

President Trump Deploying Military in His ‘Counternarcotics Operation’

President Trump, anticipating a rise of drug abuse in the US due to the global coronavirus pandemic, has marshaled the DoD t for “enhanced counternarcotics operations” at the southwestern border Wednesday. President Trump spoke about increased drug abuse issues stemming from this health crisis, particularly unemployment and depression. Now the US Navy and Air Force […]

President Trump is the Man to Run the Country in This ‘National Emergency’

President Trump is the Man to Run the Country in This ‘National Emergency’

Throughout this national emergency President Trump has continuously shown Americans that he is the right man to lead the nation. From the beginning we have seen President Trump’s best qualities. A while ago, the Quinnipiac poll asked Americans about the President’s best attributes. The public said he was a “strong person” (62%) and that he “is intelligent” […]

Trump White House Tracking the Trend of the MegaVirus

Trump White House Tracking the Trend of the MegaVirus

Just in: The Trump White House model now projects at least 100,000 coronavirus deaths in US. As millions of Americans confront considerable hardships, President Trump and his coronavirus task force members warned late Tuesday that the United States would suffer between 100,000 to 240,000 fatalities in the best-case scenario. The Trump White House officials are relying on […]

Netherlands becomes latest country to reject China-made coronavirus test kits, gear

Netherlands becomes latest country to reject China-made coronavirus test kits, gear

The Netherlands is the latest country to reject China-made coronavirus testing kits and other protective gear, calling the items substandard and raising serious questions about the quality of the supplies Beijing is selling to the world. The Netherlands joins Spain, Turkey, Georgia, and the Czech Republic in their concerns over masks and test kits. The claims come as the number […]

Everything you need to know about coronavirus vaccines

Everything you need to know about coronavirus vaccines

COVID-19, the potentially fatal respiratory illness first detected in December 2019, has spread across the globe with unseen speed and ferocity. It’s forced the cancellation of major events, postponed sports seasons, and sent the world into self-isolation in an attempt to curb the spread. Health authorities and governments are attempting to flatten the curve and mitigate extensive transmission in the […]

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus, first world leader to do so

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus, first world leader to do so

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday became the first world leader to test positive for coronavirus.  Johnson confirmed the infection himself on his official Twitter account.  Britain’s leader, who is 55, said he developed mild symptoms over the last 24 hours. “I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the government’s response via video-conference […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) first time in a month that the index has finished in the green two days in a row

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) first time in a month that the index has finished in the green two days in a row

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) first time in a month that the index has finished in the green two days in a row The broader All Ordinaries index also finished higher, closing 5.32 per cent higher at 5,006.20 points. The late rally coincided with news from Washington that the US government had agreed to pass the […]

Many political leaders are of the age where they are at more risk at contracting the coronavirus

Many political leaders are of the age where they are at more risk at contracting the coronavirus

Last weekend, Deborah Birx, the White House’s coronavirus response coordinator, skipped out on the daily news briefings where she has been a fixture at President Donald Trump’s side. Having developed a low-grade fever, Birx, a physician, submitted to a coronavirus test and, though the result was negative, stayed home two days out of caution. Birx […]

First Lady Melania Trump Tested Negative for the Coronavirus

First Lady Melania Trump Tested Negative for the Coronavirus

First Lady Melania Trump has tested negative for the coronavirus, President Trump announced Monday at the daily task force briefing. “Yes, she’s great; she’s fine,” Trump told reporters. “Negative, yes. OK? Negative.” President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence and his wife have also been cleared of the coronavirus through precautionary testing. None have experienced symptoms. Most Americans […]

President Trump Signs Executive Order to Prevent Hoarding, Price Gouging in this Coronavirus Crisis

President Trump Signs Executive Order to Prevent Hoarding, Price Gouging in this Coronavirus Crisis

President Trump has signed an executive order making it a crime to excessively stockpile personal protective equipment that is needed by medical personnel fighting the coronavirus pandemic. US Attorney General William Barr told the daily coronavirus task force briefing, the Justice Department has already launched investigations into people who are hoarding supplies and price gouging. […]

Treatment for the novel coronavirus continues to intensify

Treatment for the novel coronavirus continues to intensify

Treatment for the novel coronavirus continues to intensify The rush to find a treatment for the novel coronavirus continues to intensify as the number of diagnosed cases around the world grows significantly. Globally, there are at least 278,000 diagnosed cases with more than 11,000 virus-related deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University. The increase in COVID-19 numbers is […]

President Trump’s Approval Rating on His Handling of Coronavirus Spikes

President Trump’s Approval Rating on His Handling of Coronavirus Spikes

A newly released poll has found that President Trump’s approval rating for how he has handled the coronavirus outbreak has spiked over the last week. “In the new poll, 55% of Americans approve of the President’s management of the crisis, compared to 43% who disapprove,” it was reported. “Trump’s approval on this issue is up […]

The US To Reassess its Trade with China in Wake of Coronavirus Outbreak

The US To Reassess its Trade with China in Wake of Coronavirus Outbreak

The US and the West cannot be dependent upon China for Key pharmaceuticals, President Trump’s policies are changing that and bring the API and medical equipment manufacturing home. Thursday, Fred Fleitz, the President of the Center for Security Policy, told the press that the US must make “some very serious demands on China” regarding the […]

If You are Expecting President Trump to ‘Blow up’ Politically, You Will Be Disappointed

If You are Expecting President Trump to ‘Blow up’ Politically, You Will Be Disappointed

It is not impossible to evaluate the political impact of the coronavirus on President Trump’s election campaign. We can see from the Chinese experience that the incidence and impact of the disease is abating, luckily for President Xi. The Trump Administration will not let China off the hook on its dishonesty and negligence in exporting […]

President Trump’s Labeling COVID-19 as a “Chinese Virus” is Correct

President Trump’s Labeling COVID-19 as a “Chinese Virus” is Correct

If any 1 country deserves to have the name “Chinese” attached to a pandemic, it’s China, which did all it could to conceal the outbreak rather than contain it. For weeks, China covered up the coronavirus pandemic. And in the days and weeks after the crisis became evident, China left its airports and borders open, […]

A Stunned World Battles the Coronavirus, Younger People in France and Italy are Falling Ill Too Now

A Stunned World Battles the Coronavirus, Younger People in France and Italy are Falling Ill Too Now

Wednesday, 100’s of millions of people worldwide were adjusting to once-in-a-generation measures to battle the coronavirus crisis that is not only killing the old and vulnerable but also threatening prolonged economic misery.  Younger people in France and Italy are falling seriously ill from coronavirus, a worrying development that suggests young adults are more susceptible to […]

The US Financial Markets Like What They Hear From Washington, DC

The US Financial Markets Like What They Hear From Washington, DC

$SPY The stock market liked what it heard out of Washington, DC, but expect the volatility to continue till it puts in the bottom. Tuesday, The Trump Administration vowed to deliver a massive financial package designed to help both businesses and individual Americans to weather the crisis. The Fed also stepped in to support the […]

President Trump’s Stimulus Plans Boost Investor Confidence

President Trump’s Stimulus Plans Boost Investor Confidence

$SPY, $DIA, $OIL Over the past month, equity markets and financial assets broadly, have been attempting to price in the dual shock of a pandemic and the sudden collapse in Crude Oil prices Volatility stemming from the outbreak has seen the DJIA move up or down by 1000 pts or more for 7 days running, […]

White House Activating Military to Augment Virus Medical Response

White House Activating Military to Augment Virus Medical Response

The Pentagon is activating Navy hospital ships USNS Mercy (T-AH-19) and USNS Comfort (T-AH-20) as part of the Defense Department’s domestic response to the spreading COVID-19 virus, USNI News has learned. “We’ve already given orders to the Navy… to lean forward in terms of getting them ready to deploy,” Secretary of Defense Mark Esper told reporters Tuesday. The White […]

The 1st Test of Our Economic Strength is a Man Made Virus

The 1st Test of Our Economic Strength is a Man Made Virus

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX This health emergency was dismissed at 1st as a fleeting risk to the US economy has turned into a full test of whether 20 yrs of planning, regulation and research has left the financial system resilient to a major shock and the Fed able to mount a rescue. Preparations for an […]

People are Asking, “What is going on in this Stock Market?”

People are Asking, “What is going on in this Stock Market?”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX The Big Q: What is going on in this Stock Market? The Big A: A confluence of confusion aka lots of unknowns. I have been in the stock market since Y 1981, and like everyone else I know in this game, have not see this kind of action ever. What we […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) May Be Quicker Than They Looked in Winter Testing

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) May Be Quicker Than They Looked in Winter Testing

$RACE Winter Testing It is well known that conditions at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya are usually at their best in the morning, with the track getting slower and cooler as the day goes on. That means MercedesAMG’s Lewis Hamilton’s race simulation was completed in better conditions compared to Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc. Mr. Leclerc was comfortably […]

President Trump Will Not Postpone Rallies Due to the Virus

President Trump Will Not Postpone Rallies Due to the Virus

Sunday morning President Trump Tweeted praise for his administration’s response to the virus, which he called a “perfectly coordinated and fine tuned plan,” and blame for the MSM, which he said was “doing everything possible to make us look bad.” The President told reporters Saturday night that he will not be postponing his political rallies, […]

President Trump Vows to ‘Clean Up Los Angeles at Olympics Meeting

President Trump Vows to ‘Clean Up Los Angeles at Olympics Meeting

Tuesday, President Trump delved right into local issues during a briefing on preparations for the 2028 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, criticizing the city’s political leadership for failing to curtail its homelessness epidemic. President Trump said if Los Angeles does not “clean it up fast,” he will intervene. “If they can’t do it themselves, we […]

Banks lead FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) lower as weaker-than-forecast GDP results weigh

Banks lead FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) lower as weaker-than-forecast GDP results weigh

Banks lead FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) lower as weaker-than-forecast GDP results weigh The FBM KLCI retreated 0.55% today to erase early gains, following weaker-than-expected GDP growth data for Malaysia in the fourth quarter of 2019. The benchmark index rose to a high of 1,555.66 points today, before retreating from noon onwards to close 8.54 […]

United States Oil (USO) – U.S. Weighs Sanctions on Rosneft But Is Wary of Oil Market Chaos

United States Oil (USO) – U.S. Weighs Sanctions on Rosneft But Is Wary of Oil Market Chaos

United States Oil (USO) – U.S. Weighs Sanctions on Rosneft But Is Wary of Oil Market Chaos The U.S. is weighing whether to sanction Russia’s biggest oil producer, Rosneft PJSC, for maintaining ties with Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro, though American officials are wary that the move could cause chaos in global oil markets, according to people […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) edges to record as investors monitor China virus

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) edges to record as investors monitor China virus

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) edges to record as investors monitor China virus Wall Street stocks finished mostly higher on Thursday (Jan 23), with the Nasdaq edging to a fresh record, despite worries over the coronavirus in China. Stocks opened solidly lower on worries the sickness could spread and dent the global economy. But sentiment shifted after […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Light Short-Covering as Safe-Haven Demand Eases

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Light Short-Covering as Safe-Haven Demand Eases

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Light Short-Covering as Safe-Haven Demand Eases The Dollar/Yen is trading slightly better on Wednesday and inside yesterday’s trading range. This typically indicates investor indecision and impending volatility. There was no follow-through to the downside, following yesterday’s steep break. The price action is being fueled by an easing of tensions over the […]

2020: Ending America’s Opioid Crisis

2020: Ending America’s Opioid Crisis

How We Will Win the War on Opioids When President Trump took office, the opioid crisis was devastating communities across America. Nearly 64,000 Americans died from a drug overdose in 2016 alone. Opioid overdoses accounted for more than 42,000 of these deaths, more than any previous year on record. In October 2017, President Trump declared […]

Pentagon has TOP SECRET Video of the 2004 Encounter with a UFO

Pentagon has TOP SECRET Video of the 2004 Encounter with a UFO

The US DOD has a video tagged secret that purportedly shows an encounter between the US military and a UFO. According to Vice, the Navy confirmed the development while responding to a Freedom of Information Act request. The Navy letter to researcher Christian Lambright said it “discovered certain briefing slides that are classified TOP SECRET. A […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Touches 5-Month High in Otherwise Lackluster Trading Week

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Touches 5-Month High in Otherwise Lackluster Trading Week

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Touches 5-Month High in Otherwise Lackluster Trading Week The major Asia Pacific shares finished mostly higher last week, but gains were mixed due to the lack of fresh news over the U.S.-China trade deal, and low holiday trading volume. Traders remained optimistic about the trade agreement, but were still […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) closes above 9,000 for first time as rally rolls on

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) closes above 9,000 for first time as rally rolls on

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) closes above 9,000 for first time as rally rolls on Stocks ended higher Thursday, hitting record highs as the market rallied into the end of 2019. The Dow closed 105 points higher, while the S&P 500 climbed 0.5%. The Nasdaq finished about 9,000 for the first time, rising nearly 0.8% to 9,022. […]

President Trump Signs Hong Kong Bill that May Strain Relations with China

President Trump Signs Hong Kong Bill that May Strain Relations with China

Wednesday, President Trump signed a bill into law that expresses US support for Hong Kong protesters, a move that may strain relations with China and further complicate the president’s effort to wind down his trade war with Beijing. The legislation, S. 1838, requires annual reviews of Hong Kong’s special trade status under American law and […]

Paul Ebeling’s DC Commentary: “Investors Ignoring Trump Impeachment ‘Noise'”

Paul Ebeling’s DC Commentary: “Investors Ignoring Trump Impeachment ‘Noise

$USD, $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The US Dem House’s impeachment focus is not even a distraction to the financial market, as nothing will or can come of it, as in the world of geopolitics something big happened at the weekend. Sunday, President Trump announced that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the so-called Islamic […]

Wildfires Blacking Out California

Wildfires Blacking Out California

$PCG A wildfire in California wine country that may have been caused by a high-voltage transmission line called into question Pacific Gas & Electric’s (NYSE:PCG)strategy of selectively cutting off power in windy weather to prevent blazes and could force it to resort to even bigger blackouts affecting millions this weekend. The repeated shut-offs and the […]