Farnborough Airshow, Brexit and the Trade War

Farnborough Airshow, Brexit and the Trade War

Top global plane makers land at the Farnborough airshow in England next week, hoping to pick up speed on demand for passenger jets while charting a path through Brexit and trade war turbulence. This year’s sector showpiece event, opening Monday, will be buzzing on the back of rapid changes in the industry, as US titan […]

Trade War Update

Trade War Update

Trade War Update China China said Friday that its attitude on respecting and protecting intellectual property rights (IPR) is serious and its actions are effective, calling the U.S. allegations of so-called IPR theft by China groundless. “In recent months, the United States has repeatedly accused China of stealing intellectual property rights, but it has never […]

Mueller Indicts 12 Russians No Clintons

Mueller Indicts 12 Russians No Clintons

Mueller Indicts 12 Russians No Clintons Despite the contents of the documents recovered that show clear criminal conduct the Clintons still have not faced a single charge. Not so for 12 Russian intelligence officers were indicted for hacking the Democratic party and the Hillary Clinton campaign. The suspects are members of the GRU, the Russian […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) fallen 10% from its recent record high

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) fallen 10% from its recent record high

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) fallen 10% from its recent record high Alibaba Group Holding stock has fallen 10% from its recent record high as investors ditched it and shares of other Chinese companies amid an intensifying trade dispute. But options investors don’t seem to be fazed by the recent slump. Weighing the final impact […]

The Dow (.DJI) , Like the Economy, Is in a Really Good Place

The Dow (.DJI) , Like the Economy, Is in a Really Good Place

The Dow (.DJI) , Like the Economy, Is in a Really Good Place The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped more than 200 points, while the Nasdaq closed at an all-time high. In today’s After the Bell, we… •…explain why the market climbed today; •…consider the possible impact if no more tariffs get imposed; •…and review the S&P 500’s […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) rebound from trade fears

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) rebound from trade fears

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) rebound from trade fears Global stock markets rose Thursday following Wall Street’s decline amid U.S.-Chinese trade tensions and oil prices recovered some of the previous day’s steep losses. In early trading, London’s FTSE 100 rose 0.4 percent to 7,625.79 and Germany’s DAX added 0.2 percent to 12,448.09. France’s CAC 40 […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Benefits From Increasing Worries Over Impact of US-China Trade War

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Benefits From Increasing Worries Over Impact of US-China Trade War

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Benefits From Increasing Worries Over Impact of US-China Trade War If the US trade deficit is found to have widened on the month, this could see USD exchange rates extending their downtrend tonight. Once it becomes clear how China will retaliate to the latest proposed US tariffs worries over the outlook […]

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Firmer As Bulls Work To Stabilize Market

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Firmer As Bulls Work To Stabilize Market

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Firmer As Bulls Work To Stabilize Market Gold prices are modestly up in early U.S. dealings Thursday. Some short covering in the futures market is featured, following recent selling pressure. Still, buying interest remains squelched by a rally in world stock markets and by a rebounding U.S. dollar index late this […]

Singapore Dollar: USD/SGD (SGD=X) Highlights

Singapore Dollar: USD/SGD (SGD=X) Highlights

Singapore Dollar: USD/SGD (SGD=X) Highlights Asian currencies are seeing some weaknesses on Wednesday, led by CNH (-0.36%), KRW (-0.33%), CNY (-0.33%), THB (-0.29%), TWD (-0.22%), IDR (-0.15%), SGD (-0.13%), MYR (-0.12%), PHP (-0.08%). Markets started getting concerned about trade once again, as China is said to plan countermeasures to US’s proposed 2nd round tariffs. INR […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) stays close to daily highs around 112.50

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) stays close to daily highs around 112.50

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) stays close to daily highs around 112.50 The pair trades in fresh 6-month tops around 112.50/60. The greenback remains bid although failed near 95.00. US 10-year yields stay sidelined around 2.86%/2.875. The selling pressure around the Japanese yen remains well and sound so far this week and has now lifted USD/JPY […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Exchange Rate Losses Today

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Exchange Rate Losses Today

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Exchange Rate Losses Today The Euro (EUR) has made a small decline against the US Dollar (USD) today, in the wake of data confirming that German inflation rates slowed during June. The finalised figures have shown that base annual inflation slowed from 2.2% to 2.1%, while the monthly inflation rate fell further […]

FBI ‘Partisan’ Peter Strzok Must Be Sacked

FBI ‘Partisan’ Peter Strzok Must Be Sacked

FBI ‘Partisan’ Peter Strzok Must Be Sacked An FBI agent whose anti-Trump text messages fueled suspicions of partisan bias arrogantly said at a bitterly contentious hearing in Congress Thursday that his work has never been tainted by politics, angrily rejecting Republican allegations that he set out to Stop Donald Trump from becoming president. FBI agent […]

Europe to Weak for a Trade War

Europe to Weak for a Trade War

Europe to Weak for a Trade War The EU on Thursday slashed its growth forecast for the eurozone in 2018, warning that the rising trade tensions with the United States were hitting the economy. The European Commission, the EU’s executive arm, said the 19-country single currency bloc would expand by 2.1 percent in 2018, lower […]

Trade War Latest News

Trade War Latest News

Trade War Latest News The Chinese commerce ministry has slammed the US plan to impose tariffs on additional imports worth some $200 billion as totally unacceptable, promising a mirror response to defend its national interests. “The Chinese side is shocked by the actions of the US,” a statement on the ministry’s website declared. “In order […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Drops 207 Points as Caterpillar, Chevron Slide

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Drops 207 Points as Caterpillar, Chevron Slide

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Drops 207 Points as Caterpillar, Chevron Slide The Dow Jones Industrial Average has slumped 207.16 points, or 0.8% to 224,712.50, with Boeing (BA), Caterpillar (CAT), Chevron (CVX) and 3M (MMM) accounting for more than half the drop. Boeing and Caterpillar, in particular, are considered to be heavily exposed to the […]

The US Will Soon Be the World’s #1 Crude Oil Producer

The US Will Soon Be the World’s #1 Crude Oil Producer

The US Will Soon Be the World’s #1 Crude Oil Producer $USO The EIA sees Crude Oil production climbing next year even with transportation bottlenecks in the country’s most prolific tight (shale) oil play. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) sees US Crude Oil output averaging 11.8-M BPD in Y 2019, up from its 11.76-M BPD […]

China Officially says, “Keep calm, do not inflame trade row with US”

China Officially says, “Keep calm, do not inflame trade row with US”

China Officially says, “Keep calm, do not inflame trade row with US” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX China is not ‘happy’ about Washington’s hard line on trade, but has controlled coverage of the dust-up in its media, limiting open commentary and banning attacks on US President Donald Trump. Beijing has issued unusually strict rules limiting […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Possible Correction Towards 29,833.54

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Possible Correction Towards 29,833.54

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Possible Correction Towards 29,833.54 Asian share markets fell. In China, the Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite fell 1.22% while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng dropped 1.24%. Elsewhere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 declined 1.6%. DBS Group Research wrote in a note today that “the tariff news was “ill-timed for investors hoping for a […]

Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Lied to Voters

Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Lied to Voters

The family background of Democratic Socialist newcomer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her working-class roots helped her in the race on social issues, but it was all a lie. Ocasio-Cortez recently shook up New York politics by defeating 10-term incumbent Joe Crowley in the party’s congressional primary race. She used what she called her “working-class” background to […]

Trade War Turns Serious

Trade War Turns Serious

Accusing China of not negotiating “seriously” on trade, the Trump administration has released a list of products it wants to impose a ten percent tariff on, amounting to $200 billion. The new tariffs would kick in within 60 days. The 200-page document, released on Tuesday by the US Trade Representative’s office, gives notice to those […]

Nick Loeb’s ‘Roe v. Wade’ Film Shooting in New Orleans

Nick Loeb’s ‘Roe v. Wade’ Film Shooting in New Orleans

Nick Loeb’s ‘Roe v. Wade’ Film Shooting in New Orleans $FB Producer/Writer/Director Nick Loeb and his production partner, Cathy Allyn, began shooting their pro-life feature film on 15 June in and around New Orleans. There has been little information about the filmmaker’s new project, except for some articles 5 weeks ago alleging that Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) […]

Refugees Flee Racist South Africa

Refugees Flee Racist South Africa

Refugees Flee Racist South Africa A delegation of 30 South African farming families has arrived in Russia’s farmbelt Stavropol Region, Rossiya 1 TV reports. The group says it is facing violent attacks and death threats at home. Up to 15,000 Boers, descendants of Dutch settlers in South Africa, are planning to move to Russia amid […]

Unstoppable Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA)

Unstoppable Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA)

Unstoppable Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) The trade war is officially on with new Trump tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese imports going into effect last week. China has retaliated in a like manner, imposing tariffs on $34 billion worth of American goods. Both are at 25%. That’s a lot of extra cost that […]

97 Percent of all Governments are Now on Twitter

97 Percent of all Governments are Now on Twitter

U.S. President Donald Trump is the most followed world leader on Twitter, with 52 million followers on his @realDonaldTrump account which has more than doubled since taking office on January 20, 2017, according to the newly released 2018 Twiplomacy study by BCW, a top-three and the first truly integrated global communications agency in the world. […]

Chinese Yuan: USD/CNY (CNY=X) Focus On Chinese Yuan Now

Chinese Yuan: USD/CNY (CNY=X) Focus On Chinese Yuan Now

Chinese Yuan: USD/CNY (CNY=X) Focus On Chinese Yuan Now Near-term dollar weakness is being confirmed by USD/CNH returning to a lower trading range. This dynamic is being supported by China equities which started the week on a positive note, partly on relief that Donald Trump didn’t further escalate the tit-for-tat with China. In the short-term, […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Rebound with Biggest Gains Since 2016

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Rebound with Biggest Gains Since 2016

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Rebound with Biggest Gains Since 2016 Chinese large cap stocks climbed the most in two years, bouncing back from a bruising run of losses in the lead up to the imposition of U.S. tariffs last Friday. The yuan also rose after retreating for four weeks straight. Market sentiment improved on […]

US Markets are Comfortable, Now Focused on Earnings

US Markets are Comfortable, Now Focused on Earnings

US Markets are Comfortable, Now Focused on Earnings $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Carry-over momentum from S&P 500 breakout last Thursday drives stocks higher for 3rd session running Top-weighted tech group under-performs, keeping gainers in check Cyclical financials, industrials, and energy groups soar Traders satisfied the President Trump is focused on the business of America […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX Looking at the major US stock market action as President Trump  bears down hard on trade issues, focuses on SCOTUS pick, teeing up NATO demands and the Putin Summit. The market will tell us now if the Key moves Thursday and Friday on moderate volume will hold […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed on the Week Ended 6 July

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed on the Week Ended 6 July

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed on the Week Ended 6 July $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Soybean futures rebounded at week’s end on 6 July, thanks to bargain buying amid escalating trade tensions. The most active contract for November Soybean went up 14.5c weekly, or 1.65%, to 8.945 bu. December Corn delivery rose […]

Prosperity Key to North Korea

Prosperity Key to North Korea

Washington’s top diplomat Mike Pompeo was addressing Vietnamese business leaders but his real audience was not in the Hanoi dining room. The US Secretary of State was sending a message from the thriving commercial heart of this once war-torn city all the way to North Korea. Vietnam fought a brutal war to expel American invaders, […]

The Continuing Shredding of Barack Obamacare

The Continuing Shredding of Barack Obamacare

The Continuing Shredding of Barack Obamacare Saturday, The Trump Administration said that it as suspended $10.4-B in payments expected by ACA, aka Barack Obamacare insurers, citing a federal judge’s ruling in a lawsuit over a program’s formula guidelines. “We were disappointed by the court’s recent ruling,” the Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid […]

North Korea Will Denuclearize

North Korea Will Denuclearize

South Korea on Sunday welcomed the outcome of the recent high-level dialogue between the United States and North Korea, saying it marked an important start of efforts to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula. “The North Korea-U.S. talks held in Pyongyang marked the first step in a journey toward denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula,” said Kim Eui-kyeom, […]

Secretary of State Pompeo, “I slept fine”, his NKorean Counterparty Not so well

Secretary of State Pompeo, “I slept fine”, his NKorean Counterparty Not so well

Secretary of State Pompeo, “I slept fine”, his NKorean Counterparty Not So Well NKorea accused Washington of pressuring the country into abandoning its nukes. Secretary of State Pompeo wrapped up 2days of talks with senior NKorean officials without meeting NKoresn leader Kim Jong Un, but with commitments for new discussions on denuclearization and the repatriation […]

Trade War Heats Up

Trade War Heats Up

Just hours after the United States introduced 25 percent trade tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods, Beijing has retaliated with mirror measures against American imports. “After the United States introduced the new tariffs, China’s reciprocal measures also immediately took effect,” said the spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry Lu Kang. He did not […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) China moves again to curb market panic

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) China moves again to curb market panic

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) China moves again to curb market panic Beijing has ramped up efforts to curb panic selling after China’s stockmarket hit new two-year lows on growing concern about US trade tariffs, a slowing economy, a weaker currency and the risk of the country’s unregulated debt spiralling out of control. Policy changes […]

Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) Aegis Ashore purchases could help ease trade friction with U.S.

Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) Aegis Ashore purchases could help ease trade friction with U.S.

Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) Aegis Ashore purchases could help ease trade friction with U.S. Aegis Ashore purchases could help ease trade friction with U.S. Japan military planners still see N. Korea as threat Japanese planners view China’s military as long-term threat Japan has selected Lockheed Martin Corp’s advanced radar for its multibillion-dollar missile defense system, a […]

United States Oil (USO) Stable but Expected to Rise

United States Oil (USO) Stable but Expected to Rise

United States Oil (USO) Stable but Expected to Rise Gas price declines have begun to slow in the last week with the national average unchanged at $2.85 per gallon today according to GasBuddy data compiled from over 10 million price reports from over 135,000 stations in the last week. While average gas prices remain lower […]

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani in Switzerland as Protests Disrupt the Country

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani in Switzerland as Protests Disrupt the Country

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani in Switzerland as Protests Disrupt the Country $OIL Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is in Switzerland for talks focused on salvaging progress from the Iran nuclear deal after The Trump Administration’s walkout. Monday, President Rouhani began a 2-day visit starting in Zurich before heading to Bern, the capital, for deal-signings, talks and […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX Looking at the major US stock market action as President Trump  continues coming down hard on trade issues, and NATO next. Over the past few weeks we have a lot of pundit chatter about a market top, and stocks sold into the test during that frame. Notably, new […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: US President Trump has called on Saudi Arabia to raise production. PE NYMEX WTI Crude at 73.22 is holding well in here, while that holds, the price will test to 72. ICE Brent Crude at 78.19 could still have some room on the […]

Illegal Immigration Crushes American’s Wages

Illegal Immigration Crushes American’s Wages

Illegal Immigration Crushes American’s Wages In the latest Harvard/Harris Poll, about 48% of Americans say increased illegal immigration to the US reduces wages for workers, agreeing with decades of data that indicates mass immigration’s crushing impact on Americans’ wages. Just 10% of Americans say illegal immigration increases US wages while 42% say illegal immigration does not […]

Mexico’s Anti-establishment Presidential Candidate Set to Win Sunday

Mexico’s Anti-establishment Presidential Candidate Set to Win Sunday

Mexico’s Anti-establishment Presidential Candidate Set to Win Sunday Early Sunday, Mexicans began voting in general elections marked by deep anger over endemic corruption and brutal violence, with anti-establishment leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, 64 anni, looking set to sweep to power. Leading by more than 20 pts in the polls, the sharp-tongued, silver-haired politician has […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Clash of the Trade Titans

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Clash of the Trade Titans

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Clash of the Trade Titans Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday called for an early conclusion of a regional trade pact that ensures free and rules-based commerce in the face of an increasingly protectionist United States under President Donald Trump. At a meeting of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, or […]

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) All that glitters is not gold

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) All that glitters is not gold

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) All that glitters is not gold Gold’s losses in June, driven by an ascendant dollar, have put the precious metal on course for its biggest monthly drop since November 2016, when markets were roiled by Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. election. Gold’s losses in June, driven by an ascendant dollar, […]

China Reacts to Trade War

China Reacts to Trade War

China has announced sectors of the economy where it will ease foreign investment rules, with leaders stepping up efforts to portray the country as opening up as they prepare for a possible trade war with the United States. The new “negative list” outlines key reforms in the financial sector while dropping restrictions in areas including […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Again, Crude Oil prices have risen sharply against expectations. PE Note: US President Trump’s demands that allies stop importing Crude from Iran by 4 November this year could impact India as India and China fall under the major importers of Iranian Oil. Crude prices are trading […]

Mass Shooting in Maryland

Mass Shooting in Maryland

Mass Shooting in Maryland Five people were killed on Thursday afternoon with several “gravely injured” in a mass shooting at local daily newspaper Capital Gazette in Annapolis, the capital city of eastern U.S. state Maryland, police said. The shooter is in custody and interviewed, local police said, not revealing his identity. Unconfirmed reports said the […]

United States Oil (USO) prices hit multi-year high on concern over Iran sanctions

United States Oil (USO) prices hit multi-year high on concern over Iran sanctions

United States Oil (USO) prices hit multi-year high on concern over Iran sanctions US oil prices rose to a three-and-a-half-year high on Thursday, bolstered by supply concerns due to US sanctions that could cause a large drop in crude exports from Iran. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures rose 84c to $73.61 a barrel, […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) renewed U.S.-China trade jitters

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) renewed U.S.-China trade jitters

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) renewed U.S.-China trade jitters U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday on renewed uncertainty regarding the U.S. stance on Chinese investments in American technology companies, reversing gains earlier in the session. At the market open, stocks rose as President Donald Trump said he will use a strengthened national security review panel — […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) tumbles on renewed trade uncertainty

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) tumbles on renewed trade uncertainty

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) tumbles on renewed trade uncertainty U.S. stocks reversed course on Wednesday, falling on renewed uncertainty regarding the U.S. stance on Chinese investments in American technology companies. Earlier in the session, U.S. stocks rose as President Donald Trump said he will use a strengthened national security review panel — the Committee on Foreign […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) D.C. probe could open a can of worms

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) D.C. probe could open a can of worms

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) D.C. probe could open a can of worms Washington’s probes of Facebook could open up a can of worms for the technology industry. Congress wants to hold the social-media platform accountable for Russian election meddling and other concerns. It could chip away at the broad legal immunity that internet firms have over what […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $USO, $OIL, $GLD, $SLV, $CU Commentary: Crude Oil prices have risen sharply against expectations. PE Note: US President Trump’s demands that allies stop importing Crude from Iran by 4 November this year could impact India as India and China fall under the major importers of Iranian Oil. Crude prices are […]

USD/JPY (JPY=X) slips as risk appetite improves

USD/JPY (JPY=X) slips as risk appetite improves

USD/JPY (JPY=X) slips as risk appetite improves The U.S. dollar rallied against most currencies on Wednesday, including against traditional safe-havens like the Swiss franc and Japanese yen, after a moderation in the U.S. administration’s approach to Chinese investment. The dollar was up 0.15 percent against the yen at 110.21 yen, and advanced 0.64 percent against […]

US Economy: Big Q-2 GDP Numbers are Expected

US Economy: Big Q-2 GDP Numbers are Expected

US Economy: Big Q-2 GDP Numbers are Expected $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Thursday, investors will receive the 3rd estimate for Q-2 GDP +the weekly Initial Claims report. US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says he’s expecting a “big Q-2 GDP number.” Secretary Mnuchin said on TV Wednesday, that the US economy is strong due to President […]

Peter Strzok’s Testimony Before the Should be “shown to the public”

Peter Strzok’s Testimony Before the Should be “shown to the public”

Strzok’s Testimony Before the House should be “shown to the public” FLASH Peter Strzok’s explanation of anti-Trump hate texts is not believable. Peter Strzok’s Testimony Before the House should be “shown to the public on live television, not a closed door hearing that nobody will see.” Peter Strzok is an FBI agent who worked on […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) D.C. probe could open a can of worms

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) D.C. probe could open a can of worms

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) D.C. probe could open a can of worms  Washington’s probes of Facebook could open up a can of worms for the technology industry. Congress wants to hold the social-media platform accountable for Russian election meddling and other concerns. It could chip away at the broad legal immunity that internet firms have over what […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Energy leads Wall St rebound as trade worries ease

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Energy leads Wall St rebound as trade worries ease

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Energy leads Wall St rebound as trade worries ease GE posts best day since April 2015 Oil jumps as U.S. pushes allies to halt imports from Iran Lennar rises after strong quarterly results Indexes up: Dow 0.1 pct, S&P 0.2 pct, Nasdaq 0.4 pct U.S. stocks found their footing on […]

USD/EUR (EUR=X) Dollar up vs riskier currencies amid trade tensions

USD/EUR (EUR=X) Dollar up vs riskier currencies amid trade tensions

USD/EUR (EUR=X) Dollar up vs riskier currencies amid trade tensions The dollar rose slightly against a basket of currencies on Tuesday, snapping a four-day losing streak as traders worried about mounting global trade tensions unwound bets on high-yielding currencies like the Australian and Canadian dollars, whose economies are heavily trade dependent. The dollar index, which […]

US Consumer Expectations are Still Running High

US Consumer Expectations are Still Running High

US Consumer Expectations are Still Running High $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX About 2/3rds of Americans see the US economy as Good to Great. Monday night President Trump’s top trade adviser Peter Navarro said the White House is not planning to restrict foreign investment as part of its trade actions against China or any other country. […]

The Supreme Court’s Travel Ban Ruling ‘a Moment of Profound Vindication’

The Supreme Court’s Travel Ban Ruling ‘a Moment of Profound Vindication’

The Supreme Court’s Travel Ban Ruling ‘a Moment of Profound Vindication’ Tuesday, US President Donald Trump said the Supreme Court’s ruling upholding his travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority countries was a victory for Americans and “a moment of profound vindication” for his policy. “Today’s Supreme Court ruling is a tremendous victory for the American people […]

Trade War Bites Wall St

Trade War Bites Wall St

U.S. stocks ended lower on Monday as market sentiment was dented by fears of escalating trade tensions between Washington and its major trade partners. The conflicting signals on trade policy from the Trump administration reflect deep divisions among policymakers over how hard to push China on demands for changes in trade, technology transfers, and industrial […]

USD/EUR (EUR=X) Escalating trade fight weighs on global stocks, boosts Treasuries

USD/EUR (EUR=X) Escalating trade fight weighs on global stocks, boosts Treasuries

USD/EUR (EUR=X) Escalating trade fight weighs on global stocks, boosts Treasuries Long-dated notes gain on trade war, Europe concerns Wall Street indexes see steepest losses since April Wall St lower on U.S. trade disputes with China, Europe Oil drops as traders factor in OPEC output rise Global stock markets sank on Monday as the trade fight between the United […]

USD/JPY (JPY=X) Dollar slips vs yen as trade tensions weigh

USD/JPY (JPY=X) Dollar slips vs yen as trade tensions weigh

USD/JPY (JPY=X) Dollar slips vs yen as trade tensions weigh Yen benefits as risk sentiment suffers Commodity-linked currencies slip as oil rally runs out of steam The dollar fell to a fresh two-week low against the Japanese yen on Monday, as worries about escalating trade tensions between the United States and other leading economies hurt […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Most markets fall on risk-off sentiment; Vietnam, Indonesia gain

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Most markets fall on risk-off sentiment; Vietnam, Indonesia gain

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Most markets fall on risk-off sentiment; Vietnam, Indonesia gain Singapore shares extend fall to over 8-1/2-month closing low Philippine shares erase gains to end lower for eighth session Most Southeast Asian stock markets fell on Monday, tracking broader Asia amid a sustained equity sell-off, while Vietnam shares extended their recovery into […]

Iran’s Economy in Trouble, Citizens Protest Across the Country

Iran’s Economy in Trouble, Citizens Protest Across the Country

Iran’s Economy in Trouble, Citizens Protest Across the Country Monday, protesters in the Iranian capital swarmed its Grand Bazaar on Monday, and forced shopkeepers to close their stalls in apparent anger over the Islamic Republic’s troubled economy, months after similar demonstrations rocked the country. The demonstration came a day after protests forced 2 major shopping […]

Trade War Becomes a Currency War

Trade War Becomes a Currency War

Chinese authorities have reportedly deployed the country’s central bank to resist intense trade pressure from Washington as nearly 85 percent of China’s sales to the US were hit with export tariffs amid an escalating trade war. The People’s Bank of China has announced first steps towards easing monetary policy, pledging to boost demand for the […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) snaps losing streak on energy lift

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) snaps losing streak on energy lift

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) snaps losing streak on energy lift\ The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed on Friday, as the Dow put to rest an eight-day losing streak with a boost from energy stocks, but losses in the technology space kept the Nasdaq in check. The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 119.19 […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX Looking at the major US stock market action President Trump  coming down hard in trade issues, the The Congress’ continuing dust up with the DOJ and FBI. S&P 500, DJIA posted oversold bounces as growth was favored for a 2nd session running Some new areas are attracting money […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Looks like traders are for the most part factoring in that President Trump will in the trade negotiations. PE DJIA at 24580.89, +0.49% seeing good support at 24250 but overall there could be chances of a fall towards 24000 medium term. Near to medium term looks Bearish towards 24000 with […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: OPEC to raise production by 1-M BPD, President Trump wanted lower Crude Oil prices he will get them. PE Gold at 1271.60 may try to move to 1280 in here there is room for the move. ICE Brent Crude at 74.12 sees resistance at 76, while […]

Box Office: ‘Jurassic World, Fallen Kingdom’ Wins the Weekend

Box Office: ‘Jurassic World, Fallen Kingdom’ Wins the Weekend

Box Office: ‘Jurassic World, Fallen Kingdom’ Wins the Weekend $CMCSA, $DIS, $FOXA,$TWX, $SNE ‘Jurassic World sequel takes the weekend, ‘Gotti’ DOA, and ‘Boundaries’ bit player, Peter Fonda made a fool of himself, he should know you do not do well in a PR dust up with President Trump. Universal, a unit of Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) and […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Trade Tensions Impact Asia, Erase $7t of Market Value

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Trade Tensions Impact Asia, Erase $7t of Market Value

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Trade Tensions Impact Asia, Erase $7t of Market Value The mounting trade tensions between the US and much of the rest of the world are taking a toll on markets as investors fret about the impact on corporate earnings and consumer spending. Stocks worldwide have shed $2.5 trillion in market capitalization […]

The Humanitarian Hoax of Illegal Immigrant Family Separation at the US Border

The Humanitarian Hoax of Illegal Immigrant Family Separation at the US Border

The Humanitarian Hoax of Illegal Immigrant Family Separation at the US Border $GOOG, $FB, $TWTR Opening Comment: “If the humanitarian hoax of illegal immigrant family separation at the border is successful then leftist Democrats will have duped America into blaming President Trump for the abusive policies of Bill Clinton and Barack Hussein Obama.” The Humanitarian […]

Media Ignores Victims of Illegal Immigration

Media Ignores Victims of Illegal Immigration

President Donald Trump hosted families who lost loved ones to crimes committed by illegal immigrants. CNN and MSNBC cut their coverage of the White House event shortly after Trump accused the media of ‘overlooking’ the families. Trump hosted 14 members of “Angel Families” at the White House on Friday. Some of them held up photos […]

Trade Negotiations: Investors Agree, the US Will Win

Trade Negotiations: Investors Agree, the US Will Win

Trade Negotiations: Investors Agree, the US Will Win $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $N300, $VXX Trade disputes are good and easy to win. Chinese stocks weak American stocks stronger. That is the view from financial markets as the tariff dust-up between China and the US shows increasing signs of impacting stock prices. While broad measures of […]

Trade War Fears Dominate Asian Markets

Asian investors were on course to end a tumultuous week with more losses on Friday as the prospect of a debilitating global trade war hung over regional markets. As European Union tariffs on key US goods — including jeans, bourbon and motorcycles — came into effect, there were fears China and the US will carry […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: OPEC to raise production by 500-K BPD, and while the markets wait for some decision from the OPEC meeting, Crude Oil prices may trade up a bit then down, President Trump want lower Crude Oil prices. PE Gold at 1268.90, I am looking for […]

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Gold Prices Down On Technical Selling

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Gold Prices Down On Technical Selling

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) Gold Prices Down On Technical Selling Gold prices are moderately lower and hit another six-month low in early-afternoon U.S. trading Wednesday. Silver prices are slightly lower and hit a four-week low. The near-term technical postures for both metals have deteriorated the past week, which is inviting the chart-based sellers into the futures […]

HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) shares rise as markets rebound from recent declines, but trade fears linger

HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) shares rise as markets rebound from recent declines, but trade fears linger

HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) shares rise as markets rebound from recent declines, but trade fears linger Asian stocks closed on Wednesday, with Japan leading gains. Greater China markets recovered slightly after slumping in the last session. Markets worldwide fell on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs against China. Asian stocks closed higher […]

NAS Comp Marks Another Record High Close, Trade Concerns Dampen DJIA

NAS Comp Marks Another Record High Close, Trade Concerns Dampen DJIA

NAS Comp Marks Another Record High Close, Trade Concerns Dampen DJIA $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX China Cannot Win a Tit for Tat Trade War With the US President Donald Trump’s threat to impose a 10% tariff on $200-B of Chinese goods, triggering a tit-for-tat trade war with Beijing, is “extremely good news for the […]

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