Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Technical Analysis at the weekended 21 February  NAS Comp: It sold to the 10-Day EMA and then rebounded and filled the gap from Wednesday. It is still using the 10-day EMA as it trends higher. S&P 500: It tapped at the 20-Day EMA on the low, rebounded to a modest […]

“Deficit Not a Concern if Market Does Not React”

“Deficit Not a Concern if Market Does Not React”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “The growing national deficit is a ‘legitimate issue’, but our main focus now is in creating jobs,” White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said Friday.  “Until the bond market starts reacting negatively to that and we start seeing inflation, the deficit is not going to be a concern,” Mr, Navarro […]

US Economy Roars Because President Trump Shredded Hussein Obama Stagnation Policies

US Economy Roars Because President Trump Shredded  Hussein Obama Stagnation Policies

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX FLASH: The notion that Mr. Hussein Obama is responsible for today’s good economy is Bunk!. The US robust economy is the best it has been in more than 10 years, it is due entirely to President Trump’s policies which include shedding the former president’s policies. Fact: Had Mr. Hussein Obama […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC), S&P 500 Climb To New Record Intraday Highs

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC), S&P 500 Climb To New Record Intraday Highs

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC), S&P 500 Climb To New Record Intraday Highs Stocks have moved mostly higher in morning trading on Wednesday, largely offsetting the weakness seen in the previous session. With the upward move, the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 have reached new record intraday highs. The major averages have seen further upside in recent […]

S&P 500 & NAS Comp Mark Fresh Record Highs

S&P 500 & NAS Comp Mark Fresh Record Highs

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX DJIA +115.84 at 29347.94, NAS Comp +84.44 at 9817.21, S&P 500+15.86 at 3386.15 Wednesday, the S&P 500 (+0.5%) and NAS Comp (+0.9%) closed at fresh record highs, as investors remained optimistic about the global economic outlook despite the coronavirus. The DJIA increased 0.4%, and the RUTX increased 0.5%.  Stocks held gains following the release of minutes from the FOMC’s […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Hits Another Closing High Despite Apple’s Warning

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Hits Another Closing High Despite Apple’s Warning

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Hits Another Closing High Despite Apple’s Warning You’d think an epic selloff was inevitable after learning that the coronavirus would impact Apple’s results, but instead stocks came well off their lows on Tuesday with one index even closing at a new high.   Yesterday, the iPhone maker said that the sickness would pull […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) – Big tech gains aren’t ‘extraordinary’ after all

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) – Big tech gains aren’t ‘extraordinary’ after all

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) – Big tech gains aren’t ‘extraordinary’ after all The tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 index has soared almost 40 per cent over the last year, prompting various critics to complain of seemingly extraordinary gains driven by central banks’ easy money policies. That’s not the case, says Price Action Lab blogger Michael Harris. Yes, a […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Last Friday’s Action Stocks recovered but struggled late in the day as the Fed, after a big repurchase operation in the am, said it will reduce the amount of the repos. The overnight repo saw $45.85-B in demand pasting the Fed’s offer. The 2-wk repo saw $59.02-B Vs the $30-B […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Snaps Win Streak

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Snaps Win Streak

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Snaps Win Streak Despite paring steeper losses, the Dow ultimately closed in the red. Renewed coronavirus fears and weak guidance from Cisco Systems (CSCO) weighed heavy on investors, although the blue-chip index did bounce off its more than 200-point session lows. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq nabbed fresh record highs and worked […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) – Solid earnings send stock indexes higher on Wall Street

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) – Solid earnings send stock indexes higher on Wall Street

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) – Solid earnings send stock indexes higher on Wall Street Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Wednesday, driving the S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes to more record highs. Technology stocks powered much of the rally as investors focused on the latest batch of mostly solid company earnings reports. The latest gains […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Finishes Flat, Nasdaq Closes Up 11

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Finishes Flat, Nasdaq Closes Up 11

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Finishes Flat, Nasdaq Closes Up 11 Major U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Tuesday, led by health care companies, retailers and banks. The modest gains nudged the S&P 500 and Nasdaq to all-time highs for the second straight day. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished essentially flat. Investors weighed another […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) , S&P 500 Close Modestly Higher, Dow Nearly Unchanged

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) , S&P 500 Close Modestly Higher, Dow Nearly Unchanged

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) , S&P 500 Close Modestly Higher, Dow Nearly Unchanged Stocks showed a notable move to the upside in early trading on Tuesday but gave back some ground over the course of the session. The major averages pulled back well off the record intraday highs set early in the session, although the Nasdaq […]

Fed Chairman Powell, “There is no reason why the expansion cannot continue”

Fed Chairman Powell,  “There is no reason why the expansion cannot continue”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Tuesday, the Fed Chairman Powell told Congress that the US economy is in a good place. With risks like trade policy uncertainty receding and global growth stabilizing, “we find the US economy in a very good place, performing well,” Chairman Powell told the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee. The US economic expansion, now […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX DJIA futures are little changed Sunday night, along with S&P 500 futures and NAS Comp futures. The stock market rally showed surprising strength last week, but it is not unprecedented.  The stock market rally’s instant recovery from the coronavirus sell-off was surprising. Normally, when the stock market sells off fast, […]

“Blowout” Jobs Growth Reflects Very Strong Economy

“Blowout” Jobs Growth Reflects Very Strong Economy

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Friday, White House adviser Larry Kudlow said the “blowout” jobs report was just the cherry on top of a very strong economic start to this New Year. Manufacturing, job growth and the stock market all boosted the economy in January, he said. “I think we’re in very strong territory right […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) rises more than 80 points to a record as Wall Street extends winning streak to four days

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) rises more than 80 points to a record as Wall Street extends winning streak to four days

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) rises more than 80 points to a record as Wall Street extends winning streak to four days tocks rose to all-time highs on Thursday after China announced it will halve tariffs on a slew of U.S. products. Strong corporate earnings results and solid economic data also gave the major indexes […]

Wall Street Indexes Climb to New Highs for 4th Day Running

Wall Street Indexes Climb to New Highs for 4th Day Running

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Thursday, US stocks gained for a 4th session running, and Wall Street’s major indexes hit record highs as concerns faded over the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak in China. China said it would pare by 50% additional tariffs levied against some US goods, seen as a move to boost confidence […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) books nearly 500-point gain as S&P 500 and Nasdaq close at records

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) books nearly 500-point gain as S&P 500 and Nasdaq close at records

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) books nearly 500-point gain as S&P 500 and Nasdaq close at records U.S. stocks registered a third straight day of gains, with investors attributing the exuberance partly to hope for a coronvirus cure and to upbeat economic data. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +1.68% surged about 484 points, 1.7%, […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) mint record highs after strong U.S. data, waning virus fears

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) mint record highs after strong U.S. data, waning virus fears

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) mint record highs after strong U.S. data, waning virus fears The benchmark S&P 500 posted a record closing high on Wednesday as U.S. stocks rallied for a third straight day on encouraging U.S. economic data and waning fears of the financial fallout from the corona virus in China. The Nasdaq also notched […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$GOOGL, $AMZN, $GS, $GRUB, $MWA, $RL, $RNG Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is the list for Thursday, 6 February, as follows: Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) was reiterated as Buy and its target price was raised to […]

“Smooth Sailing” on Blockbuster Economy

“Smooth Sailing” on Blockbuster Economy

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX S&P 500 and NAS Comp finish on new highs, virus concerns fade. Stephen Moore, the Heritage Foundation’s chief economist, said Wednesday that there is nothing negative to say about the US economy. The US economy has hit record-highs across the board, Mr. Moore told Wednesday’s “National Report.” “You got the lowest unemployment […]

President Trump to Focus SOTU on Economic Achievements

President Trump to Focus SOTU on Economic Achievements

$DIA $SPY $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Tuesday, President Trump will focus much of his State of the Union address on the administration’s economic achievements. “The President is very proud,” National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said Tuesday.  “I think his policies, such as tax cuts, business deregulation across the board, opening up the energy sector to […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AMGN, $AMAT, $TAST, $CVX, $MNST, $NKE Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is the list for Tuesday, 4 February, as follows: Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) SunTrust Robinson Humphrey reiterated it as Buy and raised its target price to […]

New Rule: US to Impose Duties on Countries That Undervalue Currencies

New Rule: US to Impose Duties on Countries That Undervalue Currencies

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX $USD Monday, the US Commerce Department finalized a new rule to impose anti-subsidy duties on products from countries that it has determined undervalue their currencies against USD, including China. In theory, the new rule would allow the Commerce Department to impose duties on China, even though the US Treasury Department recently removed […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AMZN, $KO , $IBM, $SMAR, $UBER, $V Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is the list for Monday, 3 February, as follows: Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Friday’s post-earnings reaction had shares trading up over 10% at 2,065.00 in […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) tumbles on virus, growth worries

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) tumbles on virus, growth worries

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) tumbles on virus, growth worries Wall Street’s major indices tumbled more than 1.5 per cent on Friday, sealing its worst week in six months, as the spreading coronavirus outbreak coupled with sluggish US economic data and a mixed batch of corporate earnings, fuelled concerns about global growth. After suffering its biggest one-day […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX We are deep in earnings season. Stay tuned daily. What happened last week Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) struggled as caught a bid and rallied The DJIA and the S&P 400 tested the 50-Day MA, but the NAS Comp and S&P 500 did not, but rebounded.Q-4 GDP came in at 2.1% the slowest […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) rebounds on WHO coronavirus remarks

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) rebounds on WHO coronavirus remarks

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) rebounds on WHO coronavirus remarks US stocks rebounded late to close higher on Thursday after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the China coronavirus a global emergency, while earnings painted a mixed picture. After the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first US incident of person-to-person spread of the virus, […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$XLRN, $AAPL, $DHI, $FB , $LMT, $MNST, $UTX Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is the list for Thursday, 30 January, as follows: Acceleron Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ:XLRN) Citigroup reiterated its Buy rating and raised its target to […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Delivers Strong Revenue Growth in Non-Trading Segments(1)

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Delivers Strong Revenue Growth in Non-Trading Segments(1)

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Delivers Strong Revenue Growth in Non-Trading Segments(1) 2019 net revenues2 were $2,535 million. Revenues in the non-trading segments increased 10% versus the prior year period, while Market Services revenues decreased 5% from a multi-year annual high in 2018 as volatility and volumes receded. The 10% increase in 2019 net revenues in the […]

Fed Leaves Key Interest Rate Unchanged

Fed Leaves Key Interest Rate Unchanged

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX , $VXX The Fed held interest rates steady Wednesday at its first policy meeting of the year, the head of the central bank pointed to continued moderate economic growth and a “strong” job market, and giving no sign of any imminent changes in borrowing costs. “We believe the current stance of […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) reversed most losses from a sell-off the day before

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) reversed most losses from a sell-off the day before

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) reversed most losses from a sell-off the day before hares advanced in most Asian markets on Wednesday after a rebound on Wall Street that reversed most losses from a sell-off the day before. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng dropped 2.4%, to 27,289.55 after reopening from Lunar New Year holidays, while other Chinese markets […]

“US Would Refinance, Pay Off Debt if Fed Lowered Rates”–President Trump

“US Would Refinance, Pay Off Debt if Fed Lowered Rates”–President Trump

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Less than 1 hr after Fed officials begin a two-day policy meeting, President Trump calls for a cut in rates. “The Fed should get smart & lower the Rate to make our interest competitive with other Countries which pay much lower even though we are, by far, the high standard,” […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AMZN, $AM, $CLSD, $FB, $SPGI Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is the list for Tuesday, 28 January, as follows: Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) was reiterated as Buy and the target price was raised to 2,300 from 2,100 […]

Investors Must Avoid Undue Reactions to Virus Story

Investors Must Avoid Undue Reactions to Virus Story

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX I herewith urge all investors to avoid making hasty decisions after China announced a rise in cases of a deadly new virus that the media says threatens to crimp global economic growth. Stocks markets pulled back worldwide Monday on the supposition that investors are worried about the potential economic impact of […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) firms heading into earnings season

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) firms heading into earnings season

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) firms heading into earnings season Companies in the Nasdaq 100 are headed into earnings season with momentum that approaches the unprecedented, their value up by more than US$1 trillion since October. Now the world finds out if the rally made any sense. Twenty-six constituents are due to report quarterly results next week, […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$CVX, $XEC, $DOCU, $GE, $MSFT, $TSLA Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is the list for Friday, 24 January, as follows: Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX) was raised to Sector Outperform from Sector Perform at Scotiabank. Chevron closed at […]

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 […]

Goldie Says Stocks Can Go Higher

Goldie Says Stocks Can Go Higher

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Some on Wall Street see a sharp reversal hitting this year’s stock market rally now that fast-money quants have ramped up their speculative bets. But the real money has the potential to come in and lead even if these systematic players slow down. Tepid inflows into mutual funds and exchange-traded […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) at record as IBM soars

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) at record as IBM soars

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) at record as IBM soars The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq have scaled new highs as an upbeat forecast from IBM added to optimism over earnings, while China’s efforts to contain a virus outbreak eased worries about a wider financial fallout. IBM shares jumped 4.1 per cent after it forecast full-year profit […]

President Trump Planning a “Very Big” Tax Cut for Middle Class

President Trump Planning a “Very Big” Tax Cut for Middle Class

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Donald Trump speaks during the Global Chief Executive Officers dinner at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland A “very big” tax cut for middle-class Americans will be announced over the next 90 days, President Donald Trump said in an interview Wednesday.  “We will make that permanent for the middle […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) – US stocks close lower amid jitters over virus outbreak

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) – US stocks close lower amid jitters over virus outbreak

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) – US stocks close lower amid jitters over virus outbreak Banks led a slide in U.S. stocks Tuesday as a virus outbreak in China rattled global markets, prompting investors to shift assets into bonds and defensive sector companies. The sell-off snapped a three-day winning streak by the S&P 500. The benchmark index […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) share price has doubled, but there is a crunch coming – investors should watch out

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) share price has doubled, but there is a crunch coming – investors should watch out

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) share price has doubled, but there is a crunch coming – investors should watch out Apple shareholders must be extremely happy with the company’s performance in the past 12 months. The stock price is up 111% since the end of 2018, not to mention the US$3 (£2.31) per share that the company […]