These Places are Now Closed to Tourists

These Places are Now Closed to Tourists

As travelers, people must remember that they have a huge responsibility to the beautiful places we are lucky enough to visit. Traveling responsibly and respecting the people and landmarks of the destinations is very important. With that, some popular tourist destinations around the world are being forced to limit visitors, or close due to mass […]

Dutch Government Loses Senate Majority Populist Surge

Dutch Government Loses Senate Majority Populist Surge

FLASH: Following the lead of US President Donald Trump, Forum for Democracy leader Thierry Baudet opposes immigration and emphasizes “Dutch First” cultural and economic themes. The Dutch government has lose its majority in the Senate after provincial elections Wednesday, according to exit polls, as voters flocked to a new populist party 2 days after a […]

Elon Musk’s ‘Dust Up’ with the SEC is Pushing Down Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock

Elon Musk’s ‘Dust Up’ with the SEC is Pushing Down Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock

$TSLA Many investors thought the battle between Elon Musk and the SEC was over, but unfortunately it appears the SEC is 2Xing down on their pressure on Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO. The last thing stock Bulls want to see is the SEC and Mr. Musk back in the courts. This has caused some investors to trim […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) says, “Not so Fast on Electric Supercars”

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) says,  “Not so Fast on Electric Supercars”

$RACE FLASH: Technology is not ready for high-performance electric road cars yet The media is all over the fact that a Tesla M-S can go from Zero to 60mph in 2.3 secs, at least as quick as a gasoline powered Supercar from Ferrari or Lamborghini But both of those iconic Italian automakers say electric car […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Australia Did Not Represent Our “Real Potential”

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Australia Did Not Represent Our “Real Potential”

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) were the favorites as they headed to the F1 season opener in Australia after dominating pre-season testing. But in the end they didn’t make the podium, let alone trouble the top step.  The Big Q: Was talk of a genuine title tilt premature? The Big A: Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto does not […]

Ukraine 2016 Election Meddling to Aid Hillary Clinton

Ukraine 2016 Election Meddling to Aid Hillary Clinton

FLASH: Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko announced he has opened a probe into alleged efforts by a Ukrainian to interfere with the 2016 Presidential elections on behalf of Hillary Clinton. “Today we will launch a criminal investigation about this and we will give legal assessment of this information,” he declared The investigation centers on a […]

President Trump’s Economic Growth Plan Is Sustainable

President Trump’s Economic Growth Plan Is Sustainable

US economic growth averaging 2.8% reached under President Trump’s policies can be sustained over the next 10 years, Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers Kevin Hassett Wednesday. “What happened is we went from 1% growth, the new normal that would be disappointing forever, to 3% growth over the last 2 years with […]

Now Seeing a No-Deal BREXIT

Now Seeing a No-Deal BREXIT

FLASH: BREXIT Agreement Negotiated by EU and U.K. Government Won’t be Reopened, EU Chief Tusk Says JPMorgan Chase & Co. CEO Jamie Dimon said UK PM Theresa May’s request to the European Union for a 3-month extension of the BREXIT deadline will not remove uncertainty associated with the impasse and raises the odds of a […]

President Trump, “Let the People see Mueller’s Russia Probe Report

President Trump, “Let the People see Mueller’s Russia Probe Report

President Trump said Wednesday he does not mind if the public is allowed to see the report that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is preparing about his investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 Presidential Election and any possible links to the Trump campaign. “Let it come out,” President Trump told reporters at the White House […]

Finland Still World’s Happiest Country

Finland Still World’s Happiest Country

FLASH: UN reports that Finland Tops world’s happiest countries list again. Finland topped the ranking of the world’s happiest countries for the 2nd year rinning, with the Nordic countries taking the leading spots, an annual survey issued on Wednesday showed. South Sudan came last in the US Sustainable Development Solutions Network’s 2019 World Happiness Report. […]

‘Golden Cross’ Triggers DJIA

‘Golden Cross’ Triggers DJIA

$DIA FLASH: The DJIA triggered a technical signal Tuesday that many participants believe could mean more gains for stocks, the pattern is known as the ‘golden cross‘. The chart pattern comes about when a short-term moving average moves above a longer-term moving average. Moving averages are popular trend indicators used by technical analysts. In the […]

FOMC: No Rate Hikes in 2019

FOMC: No Rate Hikes in 2019

FLASH: Fed leaves fed fund rate unchanged; projects no rate hikes in Y 2019, and balance sheet runoff will end in September. Plus: Fed now project 1 rate hike in Y 2020 and none in Y 2021 The Fed left its Key interest rate unchanged Wednesday and projected no rate hikes in 2019, dramatically underscoring […]

The Ethiopian Jet’s Crash, What is Known, What is Next

The Ethiopian Jet’s Crash, What is Known, What is Next

$BA FLASH: Investigators looking to uncover the causes must answer 1 of the biggest Qs: Was the plane’s software to blame? WHAT WE KNOW – Europe and Canada said they would independently certify the safety of the jets, further complicating plans to get the aircraft flying. – Boeing has stopped delivery of all new MAX […]

College Admissions Has Always Been Rigged

College Admissions Has Always Been Rigged

News the college system is rigged after a bribery bust is not news at all, because a large majority of Americans in the latest USA Today/Suffolk University poll felt that way even without the alleged illegality. “Respondents in the poll are saying money talks, and they don’t like it,” according to the Director of the Suffolk […]

Macron Under Fire in France, Calling Up Troops

Macron Under Fire in France, Calling Up Troops

FLASH: President Macron to deploy soldiers to keep order during yellow vest protests. French President Emmanuel Macron, 41 anni, announced that soldiers will be deployed across the country to help maintain security during yellow vest protests planned this weekend. Mr. Macron said the military will secure government buildings and other sites to allow police forces […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$WTR, $DZP, $FIVE, $LIVX, $NBL, $SCCO Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Wednesday as follows: Aqua America Inc. (NYSE:WTR) was raised to Buy […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Down, USD Up, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Up Notes: The Fed Wednesday is expected to hold interest rates steady, shave the number of hikes projected for the rest of the year to 1-2 or none, and release long-awaited details of a plan to end the monthly reduction of its massive balance sheet. […]

Smoke Strong Marijuana Daily and Run the Risk of Psychosis

Smoke Strong Marijuana Daily and Run the Risk of Psychosis

FLASH: Marijuana has a “Dark Side” Scientists say smoking high-potency marijuana every day could increase the chances of developing psychosis by about 5X. The new research adds to prior studies that have found links between marijuana and psychotic disorders, but it still does not definitively pinpoint marijuana as the cause. Psychosis is usually triggered factors […]

The Super Moon on The Spring Equinox

The Super Moon on The Spring Equinox

FLASH: The 1st Super moon on the Spring equinox in 19 years. This cosmic event will not come again until Y 2030. Assuming Spring showers stay at bay in your region, sky-watchers in the Northern Hemisphere will get to see a cosmic 3X play on 20 March, as a “Super Worm Moon” lights up the […]

Drinking Lots of Soda and Sugar-filled Drinks May Lead to an Early Death

Drinking Lots of Soda and Sugar-filled Drinks May Lead to an Early Death

FLASH: New research associates sugar-sweetened beverages with early mortality; artificially-sweetened beverages are not much safer. Scientists have found even more evidence it’s time to stop the soda, put down the lemonade, and eliminate sugary-sweet coffee in your diet. These sweet drinks taste good, but they may also set drinkers up for early death. A 34 […]

Hip Hoteliers Head to the Swiss Alps

Hip Hoteliers Head to the Swiss Alps

A trio of hip hoteliers brings its brand of big-city cool to the Swiss Alps. By Erin Riley Gstaad may be ritzier, St. Moritz more cultured, but ask those who frequent Verbier, the town at the heart of Switzerland’s Quatre Vallées, and they will tell you it has everything its neighbors do, plus a cool cachet […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) the Automotive Sector Aristocrat 2.0

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) the Automotive Sector Aristocrat 2.0

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) the Automotive Sector Aristocrat (1.0) Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) unique from any other automotive company, and from other luxury goods companies. There is huge support the quality of Ferrari’s Brand equity (it is the world’s #1 automotive brand), below is the list as we see it here at HeffX-LTN, some other analysts agree, as […]

S&P 500 Flat to Little Changed Ahead of FOMC’s Policy Decision

S&P 500 Flat to Little Changed Ahead of FOMC’s Policy Decision

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: The latest fund manager survey from Bank of America showed the allocation to equities is at its lowest since September 2016 indicating that managed money missed the 2019 rally and will have to play catch up soon. The S&P 500 advanced 0.7% Tuesday, on Dovish expectations ahead of the […]

BREXIT Delay Ahead

BREXIT Delay Ahead

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will ask the EU to delay BREXIT by at least 3 months after her plan to hold a 3rd vote on the divorce deal was thrown into disarray by a surprise intervention from the speaker of Parliament. Nearly 3 years after Britain voted narrowly to leave the EU, its departure […]

President Trump’s Tariff Strategy Working…

President Trump’s Tariff Strategy Working…

$JPM JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM) CEO Jamie Dimon mow admits that President Trump’s strategy of imposing economic tariffs may just be paying off. “As a negotiating strategy, it might’ve worked,” Mr. Dimon said on TV. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin plan to travel to China next week for another round of […]

President Trump Prevails in Supreme Court on Hard-line Immigration Issue

President Trump Prevails in Supreme Court on Hard-line Immigration Issue

Tuesday, the Supreme Court endorsed the US government’s authority to detain immigrants awaiting deportation anytime, potentially even years after they have completed prison terms for criminal convictions, handing President Trump a victory as he pursues hard-line immigration policies. The court ruled 5-4 along ideological lines, with its conservative justices in the majority and its liberal […]

Germany Cuts Growth Forecast for 2019

Germany Cuts Growth Forecast for 2019

The German government’s panel of independent economic advisers has slashed its growth forecast for this year and is now predicting that the German economy will grow by only 0.8%. In a regular update, the panel cut its Y 2019 forecast from the previous 1.5% and said growth may accelerate next year to 1.7%. The experts […]

The New Fox Debuts on NASDAQ

The New Fox Debuts on NASDAQ

$FOX, $FOXA, $DIS Fox Corp. debuted on the NAS Tuesday, marking a new phase for billionaire Rupert Murdoch’s media business after the $71-B sale of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.’s film and television assets to Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) The company appointed former U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, Chief Executive Officer of F1 Group Chase Carey […]

Elon Musk’s Contempt Defense: “Borders on the Ridiculous” say SEC

Elon Musk’s Contempt Defense: “Borders on the Ridiculous” say SEC

$TSLA Monday night, the SEC countered Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk’s contempt-of-court defense writing in court papers that he brazenly disregarded a federal judge’s order and that one of his arguments “borders on the ridiculous.” Lawyers for the Securities and Exchange Commission, in a response to Mr. Musk, wrote that when the contempt motion was […]

US Economy Seen Expanding for the Next 10 Yrs

US Economy Seen Expanding for the Next 10 Yrs

The Trump Administration expects the US economy to keep booming over the next 10 yrs on the strength of further tax cuts, reduced regulation, and improvements to the nation’s infrastructure. The annual report from President Donald Trump’s Council of Economic Advisers forecasts that the economy will expand at 3.2% this year and a healthy 2.8% […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$CMG, $DLPH, $XRAY, $DH, $LITE, $NKE Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Tuesday as follows: Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE:CMG) saw its target […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up, USD Off, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Steady Notes: UK PM May’s BREXIT plans were thrown into further turmoil on Monday when the speaker of Parliament ruled that she could not put her divorce deal to a new vote unless it was re-submitted in fundamentally different form. She has just 2 days […]

Deadly Floods Devastate the US Midwest

Deadly Floods Devastate the US Midwest

Monday, it was reported that least 1 person is missing after devastating floods across the US Midwest that killed 3 others and inflicted hundreds of millions of dollars in damage in what Nebraska’s Governor called a disaster of historic proportions. As floodwaters began to recede in much of the area inundated by the aftermath of […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Musk Did Not Seek Approval for His Tweets as Required in the Settlement

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Musk  Did Not Seek Approval for His Tweets as Required in the Settlement

$TSLA FLASH: Tesla’s Elon Musk says it is up to him when to submit Tweets for company approval. The US Securities and Exchange Commission is 2Xing down on the government’s demand to find the Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO in contempt of a previous fraud settlement that required him to have the company pre-approve any tweets that […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) ‘Ponzi Scheme’

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) ‘Ponzi Scheme’

$TSLA By Tyler Derden FLASH: Since Y 2008, 78% of Tesla’s Operating Cash Flow has come from refundable customer deposits An impressive, 46-page Value Investor Club write-up on Tesla was published by user jcoviedo Monday and promptly leaked thereafter, which – not surprisingly – pitched a short thesis which sees the stock price 1st dropping […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Periodic Report on Stock Buyback Program

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Periodic Report on Stock Buyback Program

$RACE Ferrari N.V. (NYSE/MTA:RACE) announces that under the common share buyback program announced on 28 December 2018, the Company has purchased additional common shares as reported in aggregate form, on daily basis on the Italian Stock Exchange (MTA)(source:Ferari) as follows: TradingDate(dd/mm/yyyy) Stock Exchange Number of common shares purchased Average price per shareexcluding fees   Considerationexcluding […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE),What Went Wrong in Australia?

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE),What Went Wrong in Australia?

$RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) deficit to MercedesAMG was a big surprise at the Australian Grand Prix weekend, particularly given that The Scuderia ended F1’s 2 weeks of pre-season testing at Barcelona as the clear early favorite. Down under, 4X champion Sebastian Vettel qualified 3rd, but was more than 7/10’s slower than MercedesAMG’s Polesitter Lewis Hamilton, and […]

You Too Can Be ‘Golden’

You Too Can Be ‘Golden’

FLASH: Both man and women have used cosmetics to help out Mother Nature since ancient times. The Big Q: Who does not want beautiful, glowing skin that radiates health and perhaps even wealth? The Big A’s: Read on! The Egyptians are credited with inventing the 1st makeup products, using copper and lead ore. That was […]

Building ‘The Wall’

Building ‘The Wall’

Monday, acting Pentagon Chief Patrick Shanahan said he had provided Congress with a list of projects from the military construction budget that could be cut back in order to help pay for a Wall on the border with Mexico. Last month President Trump declared a national emergency in a bid to fund his promised wall […]

Expect Fed to Signal No Rate Hikes Anytime Soon

Expect Fed to Signal No Rate Hikes Anytime Soon

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Cyclical sectors outperformed, follow-through buying interest came in on no new catalysts. Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) extend losses on familiar story lines Patience is the FOMC’s focus now, signaling that it went too far last year with its 4 rate hikes, so no interest rate hikes likely soon. […]

President Trump’s Tax Policy a Key Economic Driver

President Trump’s Tax Policy  a Key Economic Driver

$USD White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow rejects criticism that the US economy is only growing because of a “sugar high” from The Trump Administration’s tax reform. He predicted that President Trump’s “pro-growth policies on taxes and regulation” will continue to stoke growth far into the future. Some economists contended that the economy is losing […]

Majority See Mueller Probe as a ‘Witch Hunt’

Majority See Mueller Probe as a ‘Witch Hunt’

Over a 50% of American voters agree with President Trump’s long-shared condemnation of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation as a political witch hunt, according to the latest USA Today/Suffolk University Poll on Monday. A total of 503 registered voters among 1,000 polled (50.3%) replied “Yes” to the survey question: “President Trump has called the special counsel’s investigation a […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AMZN, $T, $BCML, $BWTX, $CISN, $RIII, $ULTA Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Monday as follows: Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) was raised to […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Off, USD Off, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Up Notes: Data Friday showed US manufacturing output fell for a 2nd month running in February and factory activity in New York state hit near a 2 low this month, further evidence of a sharp slowdown in economic growth early in Q-1. In Asia Gold: Spot […]

De-Stress, Unwind, Relax

De-Stress, Unwind, Relax

FLASH: Successful men and women today are used to the 24/7 mentality, and it can be hard for them to turn it off and relax, when they need to. Today,for the 21st Century hard working Superdads and Suprtmoms juggling careers, children, home can be very stressful if you do not know how to manage things […]

Small-Cap, Low-Priced Stocks Can Be Extremely Rewarding

Small-Cap, Low-Priced Stocks Can Be Extremely Rewarding

$NDAQ, $BRK.A, $BRK.B, $CIIT, $YBAO FLASH: Think Big with Small Cap Stocks! We here at HeffX-LTN often feature small-cap and low price stocks, when we do we fully evaluate risk/reward and have done a full due diligence review. Currently we are focused on small-cap and low priced stocks under $5/share that trade on the OTC […]

Lucapa finds 4th +50 carat Diamond at Mothae Mine

Lucapa finds 4th +50 carat Diamond at Mothae Mine

FLASH: Australia’s Lucapa Diamond (ASX:LOM) has recovered an 83.9 carat diamond from its recently commissioned Mothae mine in Lesotho, Africa. The stone is the 4th diamond over 50 carats the company has recovered to date at its 70%-owned Mothae operation. While the find was not gem-quality, Lucapa says it continues to underline the large-stone nature of the […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

FLASH: Hawaii says “aloha” to out of state patients, a Nebraska initiative campaign is getting underway, New Mexico expands grower plant limits, and more. Georgia Georgia House Approves CBD Access Bill. The House on Tuesday approved HB 324, which would allow for the sale of CBD cannabis oil to patients through dispensaries. The state legalized CBD […]

Dems Connect Marijuana to Social Justice

Dems Connect Marijuana to Social Justice

FLASH: Democrats have connected legalized marijuana to social justice to pull in Millennial and African-American voters. Can you imagine having a conversation with someone who is ‘stoned’? “A Democrat who is not on board with legalization or addressing it in terms of repairing harms brought by prohibition for decades is going to have a tough […]

Box Office: ‘Captain Marvel’ at #1 Flying to $760-M Worldwide

Box Office: ‘Captain Marvel’ at #1 Flying to $760-M Worldwide

$DIS $VIA, $CBS, $LGF, $FOX Captain Marvel stayed at #1 in its 2nd frame, earning another $69.3-M in North America and $119.7-M overseas for a worldwide box office take of $760.2-M. The 1st female-led superhero pic from Marvel Studios and Disney (NYSE:DIS) is assured of earning $1-B. In North America it declined 55%, males continued […]

F1: Valtteri Bottas Wins Australian GP in a Risk-less Race

F1: Valtteri Bottas Wins Australian GP in a Risk-less Race

$RACE FLASH: Ferrari’s Vettel, Leclerc, and MercedesAMG’s Hamilton off of the pace for the entire race Sunday. MercedesAMG team driver Valtteri Bottas, 29 anni, started behind Lewis Hamilton who took his 84th pole, but roared off the start to dominate the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. He raced past Mr. Hamilton on pole and […]

Older Americans Dying of Heart Attacks is Falling

Older Americans Dying of Heart Attacks is Falling

FlASH: A groundbreaking new study holds heartening news for older Americans. Since the mid-1990’s, the number of seniors who suffered a heart attack or died from one dropped dramatically evidence that campaigns to prevent heart attacks and improve patient care are paying off, Yale University researchers said. The study of more than 4-M Medicare patients […]

F1: Australian Grand Prix: Start Time, TV Channel, Live Stream for Formula 1 Season-opener

F1: Australian Grand Prix: Start Time, TV Channel, Live Stream for Formula 1 Season-opener

$RACE F1 fans can watch the 2019 Australian Grand Prix, the Formula 1 season-opener, live on ESPN this weekend. For those watching on the east coast of the United States, the F1 race at the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit will get the green flag at 1:05a EDT Sunday. This year’s Australian Grand Prix, and the entire 2019 […]

Gluten Intolerance May Have Nothing to Do With Gluten

Gluten Intolerance May Have Nothing to Do With Gluten

FLASH: Often only the mention of gluten invokes the kind of fear in some people usually reserved for things like guns, flying, and not succeeding in life. Ever since a consensus of 3 large studies in 2010 implicated gluten as the culprit in something coined “Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity,” health nuts and conspiracists alike have jumped […]

Reuters Uncovered Robert ‘Beto’ O’Rourke’s Hacking Past

Reuters Uncovered Robert ‘Beto’ O’Rourke’s Hacking Past

FLASH: Hacking, “the beginning of a life of crime” Friday, Reuters reporter Joseph Menn revealed that Democratic Presidential candidate Robert ‘Beto’ O’Rourke belonged to 1 of the best-known groups of computer hackers as a teenager. Within minus, his special report was the most popular story on Reuters.com here and was picked up by other news […]

PM May Gets a Irish BREXIT Boost

PM May Gets a Irish BREXIT Boost

FLASH: UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s hopes of getting a BREXIT deal through Parliament were given a boost Saturday after a report that the Northern Irish party propping up her government might move toward backing her deal. The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), which has 10 lawmakers in Parliament, is close to changing its position for […]

China’s President Xi is ‘Afraid’ President Trump Will Walk Away if Trade Deal Not Right

China’s President Xi is ‘Afraid’ President Trump Will Walk Away if Trade Deal Not Right

FLASH: “We will make a great or not at all.” President Trump’s chief economic adviser says China’s President Xi is “afraid” to sit down with until their countries finalize a trade deal. Larry Kudlow, director of the White House’s National Economic Council, says President Xi Jinping wants everything agreed to before meeting with President Trump […]

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Turned Violent Saturday

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Turned Violent Saturday

FLASH: French yellow vest protesters have clashed with riot police near the Arc de Triomphe on the 18th weekend running of demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron. Protesters threw smoke bombs and other objects at officers, and started pounding on the windows of a police van. Riot police then retreated, as did a water cannon, with […]

Cold Air, Winds as Northeast Is Reminded it is Still Winter

Cold Air, Winds as Northeast Is Reminded it is Still Winter

FLASH: Spring arrives Wednesday, 20 March at 5:58p EDT. The northeastern United States will get a reminder that Winter is still in session with colder and blustery conditions in store this weekend and below-average temperatures forecast for several days next week. While far from the coldest conditions experienced over the Winter, the colder air coming […]

F1: As the Season Opens Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stands Out

F1: As the Season Opens Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stands Out

$RACE FLASH: Ferrari stood out as quickest in FP3 Saturday, stayed a bit off the pace in the Qualifying round. 4X world champion Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, racing for a 3rd successive win at Albert Park, was separated from his new team mate Charles Leclerc by 4th placed Max Verstappen of Red Bull Racing on the […]

A ‘Rookie’ in the Doomed Ethopian Airlines Captain’s Seat

A ‘Rookie’ in the Doomed Ethopian Airlines Captain’s Seat

$BA The airline pilot who successfully landed a passenger jet in the Hudson River 10 years ago is speaking out regarding what he saw was a dangerous lack of training for 1 of the pilots on the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed last weekend. Captain Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger, who retired in Y 2010 after […]

Central USA is Flooding, People Evacuating

Central USA is Flooding, People Evacuating

Flooding in the central USA Friday swamped small towns, forced some residents along waterways to evacuate, threatened to temporarily close a nuclear power plant and shut down stretches of a major river and an interstate highway, foreshadowing a difficult Spring flooding season. The high water, prompted by a massive late-Winter storm, pushed some waterways to […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Pay Attention to The Scuderia, it Has a New Team Leader

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Pay Attention to The Scuderia, it Has a New Team Leader

$RACE FLASH: This new F1 season is upon us, with this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix kicking off 2019, and Ferrari is the Team to focus on as I see it. Former F1 driver Martin Brundle turned F1 media pundit, believes “things were not right” at Ferrari last season, and that the Maranello Outfit got it […]

Really Good US-China Trade Deal Will See Stocks Soar

Really Good US-China Trade Deal Will See Stocks Soar

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: President Trump said the US will probably know, 1 way or another, in “the next 3 or 4 weeks” about a possible trade deal with China, as S&P 500 marked a fresh closing high Friday. “If that gets done, it will be something that people will be talking about […]

Exercise is a Key to a Longer Life

Exercise is a Key to a Longer Life

FLASH: You cannot exercise away a poor diet, you must eat Real food. This is important, check it out! Results from a new study, shared in the video above demonstrates the importance of exercise and movement to your health. Exercise may be one of the best preventive strategies against common chronic ailments, including heart disease […]

Top Safari Lodges in Africa

Top Safari Lodges in Africa

Africa offers some of the best wildlife viewing opportunitiesin the world. The Big 5: lion, elephant, rhino, Cape buffalo, and the elusive leopard take the center stage on a safari but the smaller, less glamorous animals like impalas, zebras and hyenas can be just as fun and exciting to see. When it comes to safaris, nothing […]

How Far South is China’s Rapid Growth Slowdown Headed?

How Far South is China’s Rapid Growth Slowdown Headed?

The growing mystery of where China’s rapid slowdown is headed may become the biggest risk on the horizon. The world economy. Recession Watch: The global economy’s in its weakest shape since the financial crisis 10 years ago. China got more affirming evidence of its Big slowdown, with industrial output and retail sales softening and a […]

US Consumer Sentiment on High Income Optimism

US Consumer Sentiment on High Income Optimism

FLASH: US consumer sentiment rose by more than expected as optimism picked up for incomes and the economy, suggesting support for growth in coming months. The University of Michigan’s (MSI) preliminary March sentiment index advanced to 97.8, the highest this year, compared with the median forecast of 95.6 in a Bloomberg survey of economists, according to […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AAPL, $TEAM, $GIS, $HLT, $MA, $MSFT, $NTRS, $CRM Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Friday as follows: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was started with […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Up, USD Off, Crude Oil Firm, Stocks Up Notes: The Bank of Japan’s kept interest rates unchanged Chinese Vice Premier Liu He spoke by telephone with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, with the 2 sides making further substantive progress on trade talks, China’s official Xinhua news […]

Travel USA: TSA PreCheck Benefits

Travel USA: TSA PreCheck Benefits

Anyone who has ever traveled by airplane has wished there was a faster way to get through security. It just seems like so much wasted time, as you have to remove your shoes, belt and jacket while somehow simultaneously trying to get your laptop and toiletries out of your bag as fast as you can […]

Scientist Have Bio-engineered Night Vision for Humans

Scientist Have Bio-engineered Night Vision for Humans

FLASH: American scientists have identified a chemical that could give a person night vision by having it dripped directly into the test subject’s eyeballs. In Y 2015, a group of independent biochemical researchers in California with Science for the Masses (SfM) – whose motto is, “We’re not missionaries, we’re engineers” – gave volunteer team member […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Names New Racer ‘Lina’

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Names New Racer ‘Lina’

$RACE FLASH: Seb has named his new Ferrari F1 car Lina ahead of the Y2019 season. Since making his debut in Y 2008, Vettel has given each of his F1 cars a girl’s name and, despite moving from Toro Rosso to Red Bull Racing to Ferrari, has continued the tradition. The name is usually decided […]

US Stocks ‘Paused to Refresh’

US Stocks ‘Paused to Refresh’

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX INDUSTRY WATCH Strong: Financials, Information Technology Weak: Materials, Communication Services, Industrials Highlights: Relative strength in the S&P 500 financial and information technology sectors Shares of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) continue to outperform following positive analyst coverage Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) is under criminal investigation for some of its data deals General Electric (NYSE:GE) issues FY 2019 earnings warning; CEO offers […]

US-China Trade Talks Progressing Quickly

US-China Trade Talks Progressing Quickly

FLASH: Talks of Summit flourish in Washington and Beijing President Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that discussions with China to end a months-long trade dispute are progressing quickly. Washington and Beijing have been locked in a tariff battle as US officials press China for an end to practices and policies it […]

US New Home Sales Declined in January

US New Home Sales Declined in January

Sales of new US single-family homes fell in January, suggesting the housing market weakness persisted early in Q-1. The Commerce Department said on Thursday new home sales declined 6.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 607,000 units. December’s sales pace was revised higher to 652,000 units from the previously reported 621,000 units. Economists polled […]

‘BREXTENDED’ Voted in UK Parliament

‘BREXTENDED’ Voted in UK Parliament

FLASH: UK Parliament voted Thursday to seek a delay of the country’s departure from the European Union, a move that will likely avert a chaotic withdrawal on the scheduled exit date of March 29. With Brexit due in 15 days and no divorce deal yet approved, the House of Commons voted 412-202 to ask the […]

President Trump on BREXIT, “I’m Surprised at How Badly it Has All Gone

President Trump on BREXIT, “I’m Surprised at How Badly it Has All Gone

FLASH: President Trump says his administration “looks forward to negotiating a large scale Trade Deal with the United Kingdom” as the country continues to try to hash out its departure from the European Union. Thursday, President Trump said that he is “surprised at how badly” negotiations have gone between the United Kingdom and the European […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$CCL, $CQP, $CMG, $CVS, $FITB, $SAFM Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Thursday as follows: Carnival Corp. (NYSE:CCL) was raised to Buy from […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT FLASH: Gold Steady , USD Off, Crude Oil Higher, Stocks Flat Notes: The United States aims to cut Iran’s Crude exports by about 20% to below 1-M BPD from May by requiring importing countries to reduce purchases to avoid US sanctions, 2 sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. Both sources said they were […]

Taking the Drudgery Out of Getting There By Air

Taking the Drudgery Out of Getting There By Air

Flying these days has lost much of its glamour and can be a real challenge, even for seasoned travelers. What with cramped spaces, packed and oversold flights, limited amenities, extra charges for everything and often times cranky travelers. Do not be too discouraged, below are some ways that can take the drudgery out of “getting […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Plans Hybrid Supercars + 5 New Models In 2019

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Plans Hybrid Supercars + 5 New Models In 2019

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) recently unveiled the new F8 Tributo, their latest addition to the impressive fleet of luxury supercars. Today the word is that Ferrari has much more in store for clienti and fans in Y 2019. Ferrari is planning to release a new hybrid supercar in just a few months, with 5 new models […]

Jay Leno: Cholesterol 911

Jay Leno: Cholesterol 911

Former NBC “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno has opened up about his battle with high cholesterol, a condition which he described as a “time bomb”. “There are a lot of people walking around like that, they’re just time bombs,” Leno said in a new video created in association with Cholesterol 911 to shed light on high […]

Stocks Climb, Atlanta Fed Raises US GDP Forecast

Stocks Climb, Atlanta Fed Raises US GDP Forecast

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: S&P 500 Breaks Above 2800, and President Trump Grounds Boeing’s 737 Max 8 Aircraft S&P 500 broke above the 2800 mark, and all 11 sectors finished in the Green Weakening USD was an area of support for the broader market and the earnings prospects for multinational companies President Trump […]

President Trump Blasts Another ‘Fake News’ Conspiracy Theory

President Trump Blasts Another ‘Fake News’ Conspiracy Theory

President Trump accused “the fake news” of photo-shopping images of First Lady Melania Trump and pushing conspiracy theories it was not her by his side while touring tornado-ravaged Alabama. His comments came in a Wednesday Tweet: “The Fake News photoshopped pictures of Melania, then propelled conspiracy theories that it’s actually not her by my side in […]

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