Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) mixed earnings results

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) mixed earnings results

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) mixed earnings results It has been a positive day of trade for the Australian share market, with the local bourse snapping its two-day losing streak. Most of the sectors traded higher today with Energy, Utilities, Healthcare and Telcos leading the charge. The XJO was higher earlier in the session but selling […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors sentiment remained bullish

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors sentiment remained bullish

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors sentiment remained bullish China’s stock indices ended higher for a fourth trading day on Tuesday as investors sentiment remained bullish. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index closed up 0.68 percent at 2,671.89 points. The Shenzhen Component Index ended 1.15 percent higher at 8,010.07 points. MSCI, one of the world’s largest […]

Buying Interest Triggered by Trump Polices Progress

Buying Interest Triggered by Trump Polices Progress

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Progress of President Trump’s Policies Bringing On Continued Stock Buying Interest US futures point to a higher start this morning with sentiment boosted by US lawmakers reaching an agreement in principle to possibly avert another government shutdown later this week. The S&P 500 futures trade 18 pts, or 0.7%, […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$CAR, $CCXI, $LYG, $PRTO 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: Avis Budget Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR) was raised to Buy from […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) struggling for direction

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) struggling for direction

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) struggling for direction Wall Street struggled for direction on Monday, with investors taking a pause as the United States and China began their latest trade negotiations and U.S. lawmakers tried to reach a deal on border funding. The market started on a strong note over the trade talks after China’s upbeat tone, […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) falls as investors eye progress in this week’s renewed U.S.-China trade talks

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) falls as investors eye progress in this week’s renewed U.S.-China trade talks

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) falls as investors eye progress in this week’s renewed U.S.-China trade talks Stocks were mixed on Monday, Feb. 11, as investors eyed progress in this week’s renewed U.S.-China trade talks. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer arrived in Beijing for trade talks Sunday that will focus […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) $35,000 Model 3 coming

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) $35,000 Model 3 coming

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) $35,000 Model 3 coming Tesla (TSLA) had a tough start of the year on the stock market despite having delivered profits for two quarters in a row – a first ever for the company. But now it jumps up in pre-market today after two positive notes from Wall Street analysts seeing  some upside. […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) acquiring home Wi-Fi start-up Eero

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) acquiring home Wi-Fi start-up Eero

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) acquiring home Wi-Fi start-up Eero Amazon said on Monday that it’s acquiring Eero, a developer of internet routers that can be easily connected in the home. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. It’s Amazon’s latest push into the smart home, following the acquisition of video doorbell maker Ring last year for $1 billion. Amazon’s […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) blew out earnings, but what can it do to keep growth going?

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) blew out earnings, but what can it do to keep growth going?

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) blew out earnings, but what can it do to keep growth going? Back in December, I wrote a piece that pained me to write. I suggested you get back into Facebook (NASDAQ:FB). It pained me because — among the cognoscenti and tech experts around which I work — Facebook is about as […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Weak Demand in China for iPhones

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Weak Demand in China for iPhones

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Weak Demand in China for iPhones Apple Inc. was little changed on Monday as investors looked past a report its smartphone shipments plummeted in China in the final quarter of 2018, suggesting that issue, a major headwind over the past several months, is priced into the stock for now. The stock briefly dipped as […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Pixel 4 could have support for dual SIM cards

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Pixel 4 could have support for dual SIM cards

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Pixel 4 could have support for dual SIM cards The Google Pixel 3 may have only been released a few months ago, but already rumors are starting to emerge regarding the Google Pixel 4. There are plenty of things we expect from the Pixel 4, like that it will most likely have a different […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold SteadyUSD HighersCrude Oil UpStocks Up In Asia Notes: Messrs. Mnuchin and Lighthizer opened another round of trade talks in Beijing Monday to push for a deal to protect American IP, and avert a 2 March increase in US tariffs on Chinese goods. Gold: Gold prices steady Tuesday as investors kept a cautious stance ahead this round […]

A ‘Hard’ BREXIT Would Hit German Auto Industry Hardest

A ‘Hard’ BREXIT Would Hit German Auto Industry Hardest

FLASH: German Chancellor Angela Merkel running scared, US tariffs loom $VLKAY, $BMWYY A no-deal BREXIT could affect more than 100,000 jobs in Germany, and regions of the country with Volkswagen (OTCMKT:VLKAY) and BMW (OTCMKT:BMWYY) factories would be among those worst hit, according to economists at a prominent nonprofit institute. The economists from the Halle Institute […]

The Quintessential Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) ‘Mancave’

The Quintessential Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) ‘Mancave’

$RACE The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is very well regarded for its glitzy nightlife and luxury shopping, yet it can now lay claim to something really exciting, at least for people like me. Dubai may be home to the greatest architecture of the modern age including the world’s tallest chocolate sculpture, but tucked away out […]

T. Rowe Price Slashed Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stake

T. Rowe Price Slashed Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stake

$TSLA, $MS, $TROW Major Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) shareholder T. Rowe Price Group Inc. (NYSE:TROW) had a 5.2% stake in the embattled EV maker as of 31-December, about 50% of its earlier stake, a regulatory filing showed Monday. As of September 2018, the fund manager had a 10.12% stake in Tesla. Related story: Tesla Faces ‘Serious Competition’ From a […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) market is hoping US-China trade talks will at least yield an extension of March 1 deadline

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) market is hoping US-China trade talks will at least yield an extension of March 1 deadline

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) market is hoping US-China trade talks will at least yield an extension of March 1 deadline A 7.6 per cent year-on-year increase in domestic tourism during the Lunar New Year holiday failed to boost stocks on the first day of trading in the Year of the Pig in mainland […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) boosted by consumer stocks

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) boosted by consumer stocks

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) boosted by consumer stocks Better earnings reported by luxury brands boosted sentiment in the Hong Kong and China stock markets on Monday, with all mainland Chinese gauges finishing higher on the first trading day of the Year of the Pig. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index had traded flat during most […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) poised for a big week of earnings

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) poised for a big week of earnings

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) poised for a big week of earnings Investors are poised for a big week of earnings, with a number of the local sharemarket’s most shorted stocks set to report their results this week. JB Hi-Fi, Super Retail Group, IOOF Holdings, Amcor, Bendigo & Adelaide Bank and AMP will all report earnings […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$ADM, $AZO, $XEC, $CRSP, $EDIT, $GRUB, $TWTR 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: Archer Daniels Midland Co. (NYSE:ADM) was raised […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) core commerce business

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) core commerce business

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) core commerce business It will come as no surprise that the majority of Alibaba’s money comes from its core commerce segment. In fact, its cluster of commerce businesses made up 88% of its revenue for the most recent period. For the three months ended in December, revenue from core commerce increased […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) long waits for maintenance has some customers grumbling

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) long waits for maintenance has some customers grumbling

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) long waits for maintenance has some customers grumbling Gus Schmidt was so excited when he received his Tesla Model 3 sedan in August that he tweeted a photo of himself and his wife grinning next to the electric car. Six weeks later, the thrill was gone. The Fort Lauderdale, Fla., resident damaged […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) positive corporate results offset lingering scepticism over the United States and China reaching a trade deal

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) positive corporate results offset lingering scepticism over the United States and China reaching a trade deal

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) positive corporate results offset lingering scepticism over the United States and China reaching a trade deal The benchmark S&P 500 index and the Nasdaq edged upward to snap a two-day losing streak on Friday as positive corporate results offset lingering scepticism over the United States and China reaching a trade deal before […]

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) layoffs are expected in the coming days

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) layoffs are expected in the coming days

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) layoffs are expected in the coming days It has been a rather troubling year for Blizzard fans all-told. That is, based on the reports about what has been going on behind the scenes. From the departure of longtime CEO Mike Morhaime to the scaling back of Heroes of the Storm to […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone business is experiencing some turbulence

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone business is experiencing some turbulence

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone business is experiencing some turbulence Apple‘s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone business is experiencing some turbulence from a number of factors, including lengthening smartphone upgrade cycles, trade tensions between the U.S. and China, and the company’s temporary low-cost iPhone battery-replacement program.  Now, according to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple has apparently “asked retail employees to promote new […]

Why cancel Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)?

Why cancel Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)?

Why cancel Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)? The streaming leader does not require a subscription. You can sign up for a month, watch a whole bunch of shows, and then leave. The company’s steady subscriber growth suggests that’s not happening in any major numbers, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make it work for you. Whether you […]

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

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

3$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold EasedUSD CautiousCrude Oil DownStocks Off In Asia Notes: Messrs. Mnuchin and Lighthizer open another round of trade talks in Beijing this week to push for a deal to protect American intellectual property and avert a 2 March increase in US tariffs on Chinese goods. Gold: Gold prices eased Monday as uncertainties around US-China trade tensions […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Superfast is ‘Superfast’

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Superfast is ‘Superfast’

$RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) flagship Supercar, the 812 Superfast went flat out at the Nurburgring while the timer recorded the run. A pro-racing driver was charged with making sure the 812 went as fast as possible on the unforgiving track. This led to a very exciting video, shot from the cockpit, which gives you an almost POV perspective. […]

US China Trade Talks to Shape Market

US China Trade Talks to Shape Market

US negotiators were in Beijing on Monday for another round of talks on a trade deal with the clock ticking towards a March 1 deadline set by President Donald Trump. Preliminary discussions by lower-level officials were to be held, before US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin step in for the main […]

Box Office: ‘Lego Movie 2’ Tops the List with $35-M, Cold Pursuit an Icy 3rd

Box Office: ‘Lego Movie 2’ Tops the List with $35-M, Cold Pursuit an Icy 3rd

$TWX, $FOX, $LGF, $DIS, $CMCSA Liam Neeson’s ‘Cold Pursuit‘ took in $10.8-M and The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part failed to wow audiences with only $35-M from 4,303 theaters. Warner Bros. expected the family-friendly sequel to click together $50 to 55-M in its NA launch. But a bad case of franchise fatigue set in on […]

The Moronic Green New Deal

The Moronic Green New Deal

The long-awaited Green New Deal was unveiled in Washington laying down a marker for 2020 and beyond. If you haven’t heard of the Green New Deal, you probably live under a rock. The highly-anticipated policy proposal, spearheaded by freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) and Senator Ed Markey (MA), calls for a World War II-style or […]

Markets Look to US China Trade Deal

Markets Look to US China Trade Deal

With a March 1 deadline fast approaching, US and Chinese officials resume negotiations next week to prevent escalation of a trade dispute that has major implications for the global economy. China’s economy already has shown signs of slowing, while the trade war has shaken the confidence of US businesses, as retaliatory tariffs have raised prices […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) ‘Unfazed’ by Aussie SG’s Sponsorship Investigation

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) ‘Unfazed’ by Aussie SG’s Sponsorship Investigation

$RACE, $MO Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) sponsor Philip Morris (NYSE:MO) is adamant its Mission Winnow initiative fully complies with tobacco advertising laws, despite an investigation being launched in Australia over the issue. Mission Winnow’s sponsorship of Ferrari was launched at last year’s Japanese GP, and represents a new scientific and technological push from Philip Morris in a […]

Retail Investors are in This Market

Retail Investors are in This Market

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX Money market fund assets increased for a 10th week running to their highest mark since early Y 2010, as investors further raised their cash pile due to recent market volatility, a report recently released showed. Assets of money market funds, which are seen as nearly as safe as bank accounts, rose […]

This Bull Market in Stocks

This Bull Market in Stocks

$SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX A Bull Market is the condition of a financial market in securities or other assets, in which prices are rising or are expected to continue to rise. The term “Bull Market” is most often used to refer to the stock market, but can be applied to anything that is traded, such as bonds, real estate, currencies […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Delivery Team Gutted

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Delivery Team Gutted

$TSLA FLASH: All Rentier Businesses Fail Exclusive Reuters: When Tesla Inc announced last month a second round of job cuts to rein in costs, one crucial department was particularly badly hit. The automaker more than halved the division that delivers its electric vehicles to North American customers, 2 of the laid-off workers said. Some 150 […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Technically Tied to the Alfa Romeo Entries

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Technically Tied to the Alfa Romeo Entries

$RACE, $FCAU Sauber Racing has been renamed Alfa Romeo as part of a move by the Fiat-Chrysler (NYSE:FCAU) to increase its luxury brand presences in F1. The move suggests that Alfa Romeo will forge closer technical ties with Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) in the future that extend beyond the customer relationship that Haas Racing now enjoys. While this […]

Investor Sentiment Is Key When Analyzing the Financial Markets

Investor Sentiment Is Key When Analyzing the Financial Markets

$SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Investor get excited by higher prices for financial assets. If prices of stocks 2X, it is likely that investors will want them more, and the more they go up, the more investors tend to want them, this is known as “fear or missing out,” or FOMO. So, that is why […]

Managed Money Still Sidelined Missing the Best January in 30 Years

Managed Money Still Sidelined Missing the Best January in 30 Years

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: San Francisco Fed President Mary Daly said Friday afternoon that the central bank is debating whether QE (quantitative easing) should be reserved for emergencies or used more readily. Market turned; S&P 500 NAS Comp and RUTX finished in the Green, DJIA off a bit. The S&P 500 utilities sector […]

Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE) Booming

Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE) Booming

Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE) today reported financial results for the 2018 fourth quarter and full year. Consolidated results for the year ended December 31, 2017 include Bats Global Markets, Inc. (Bats) for the period March 1 through December 31, 2017.  Cboe completed its acquisition of Bats on February 28, 2017. “Our record results were fueled […]

Zen IPO Bangkok

Zen IPO Bangkok

ZEN Corporation Group Plc., or ZEN, has fixed its IPO price at 13 baht per share, the highest price surveyed during the book building process, following a good response from institutional investors. ZEN has appointed Kasikorn Securities as its underwriter, with SCB Securities Co., Ltd., Finansia Syrus Securities Pcl., KGI Securities (Thailand) Pcl. and KTB […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$CBMG, $CTSH, $CMI, $HUM, $SPPI, $SAVE, $SU, $DIS 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: Cellular Biomedicine Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CBMG) was […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Financial Officer Deepak Ahuja is prompting questions about the company’s sustainability

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Financial Officer Deepak Ahuja is prompting questions about the company’s sustainability

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Financial Officer Deepak Ahuja is prompting questions about the company’s sustainability The retirement of Tesla Inc. Chief Financial Officer Deepak Ahuja is prompting questions about the company’s sustainability among financial investors who are jittery about the Silicon Valley company’s high turnover rate among top ranking executives.  Between September 2009 and June 2018, Tesla […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) struggling at the long-term 200-day line

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) struggling at the long-term 200-day line

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) struggling at the long-term 200-day line Dow Jones futures fell Thursday night, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures. The current stock market rally has hit resistance at the 200-day line, with China trade fears slamming the Dow Jones, S&P 500 and Nasdaq on Thursday. Notably, FANG stocks Amazon (AMZN), Facebook (FB) and Google parent Alphabet (GOOGL) are […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock looks poised to do very well in 2019

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock looks poised to do very well in 2019

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock looks poised to do very well in 2019 After reaching bear-market territory, Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) stock may have finally begun its turnaround. Since hitting a low on Dec. 24, Facebook stock has risen by over 35%. The company’s better-than-expected-fourth-quarter earnings and revenue helped fuel the recovery. FB stock could pull back since the shares […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) earnings and revenue topped fourth-quarter estimates but stock fell

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) earnings and revenue topped fourth-quarter estimates but stock fell

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) earnings and revenue topped fourth-quarter estimates but stock fell Twitter earnings and revenue topped fourth-quarter estimates, though the social site gave somewhat cautious revenue guidance. Twitter stock fell. Twitter (TWTR) earned 31 cents a share adjusted as revenue grew 24% to $909 million. Wall Street expected adjusted Twitter earnings of 25 cents on revenue […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold SteadyUSD SteadyCrude Oil DownStocks Off In Asia Notes: China closed all week for the Lunar New Year Thursday, the EC sharply cut its forecasts for euro zone economic growth due to global trade tensions and a numberof domestic challenges. Messrs. Mnuchin and Lighthizer are expected to kick off another round of trade talks in Beijing next week […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) “Le Mans Berlinetta”, Just 4 in the World

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) “Le Mans Berlinetta”, Just 4 in the World

$RACE “Le Mans Berlinetta”, a name that explains why you may see a little bit of a Ferrari 250 Berlinetta Lusso in its design. That is because the car Ferrari used as basis was a 250 Berlinetta Lusso, and constructed with aerodynamic features from Ferrari’s most famous 1960’s racer (+); the 250 GTO. It has […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) stocks seen better than expected results were rewarded with strong gains

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) stocks seen better than expected results were rewarded with strong gains

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) stocks seen better than expected results were rewarded with strong gains The Australian sharemarket closed at four-month high on Thursday as better than expected results were rewarded with strong gains. The S&P/ASX 200 Index rose 66.4 points, or 1.1 per cent, to 6092.5 while the broader All Ordinaries climbed 67.3 points, […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) poised for continued upbeat momentum

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) poised for continued upbeat momentum

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) poised for continued upbeat momentum China’s stocks posted their best monthly performance in January in a year, as the world’s biggest emerging equity market recovered from the world-beating decline in 2018. The Shanghai Composite Index rose 3.6 per cent last month, the biggest gain since January 2018. Equities were […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$ASIX, $CHD, $EA, $XOM, $IT, $NDAQ, $NTYCB, $NCLH 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: AdvanSix Inc. (NASDAQ:ASIX) was downgraded to […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) on the cusp of exiting a bear market

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) on the cusp of exiting a bear market

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) on the cusp of exiting a bear market The Nasdaq Composite is on the cusp of exiting a bear market, rebounding nearly 20% from its Christmas Eve low and highlighting the resilience of the technology shares that have long powered the market higher. The index heavily weights shares of technology firms like […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) cuts the price of the Model 3

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) cuts the price of the Model 3

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) cuts the price of the Model 3 Tesla cut the price of its most affordable car, the Model 3, by $1,100 making the new starting price $42,900.That’s still a long way from the $35,000 price tag that Tesla CEO Elon Musk promised when the Model 3 was first unveiled in 2016. Still, […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) e-commerce dominance is just the beginning

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) e-commerce dominance is just the beginning

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) e-commerce dominance is just the beginning Alibaba is best known for its dominance in the e-commerce market in China, but the company is increasingly becoming a big player in the artificial intelligence space as well. Just a few months ago it announced that it’s developing its own AI chip, which will be […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is again the most valuable U.S. public company

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is again the most valuable U.S. public company

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is again the most valuable U.S. public company Two months after losing its title as the most valuable U.S. public company, and a month after revealing that iPhone sales were disappointing in the holiday season, Apple Inc. AAPL, +0.03% has regained its throne for highest market capitalization. Apple shares added 6 cents Wednesday after announcing the departure of […]

Falling margins need to reverse course before Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) stock breaks out to new highs

Falling margins need to reverse course before Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) stock breaks out to new highs

Falling margins need to reverse course before Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) stock breaks out to new highs Technology giant Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL, NASDAQ:GOOG) reported fourth-quarter numbers after the bell on Monday, Feb. 4. Although the company topped both revenue and profit estimates, Google stock dropped in response due to concerns regarding swelling costs. Specifically, operating margins dropped to 21%. […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has reversed the losses trend

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has reversed the losses trend

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has reversed the losses trend A new ray of hope is being seen for Mark Zuckerberg, as experts believe Facebook is a stock to buy ahead. Last year has been a very challenging period for Facebook and chief Zuckerberg due to data breach scandal, so much so, that forget investors even its […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold OffUSD UpCrude Oil DownStocks Up In Asia Note: China closed all week for the Lunar New Year The Cboe Volatility (VIX) Index, Wall Street’s so-called “fear gauge,” dropped to 15.60, its lowest level in 4 months, Monday. Gold: Gold fell to a more than 1-week low Thursday, pressured by a stronger USD, but worries over slowing global […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Monza SP2 named “Most Beautiful Supercar of the Year 2018” at Paris Festival Automobile International

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Monza SP2 named “Most Beautiful Supercar of the Year 2018” at Paris Festival Automobile International

$RACE Last week, the Ferrari Monza SP2 was named the Most Beautiful Supercar of 2018 by a panel of expert judges at the 34th Paris Festival Automobile International.  This prestigious award was presented at a ceremony at the city’s Hotel National des Invalides attended by over 600 guests, including many leading exponents of the automotive and journalism […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) 20 September Options Trading Now

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) 20 September Options Trading Now

$RACE Investors in Ferrari’s stock (NYSE:RACE) saw new options begin trading on 4 February, for the September 20th expiration. A Key input that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with 225 days until expiration the newly trading contracts represent a possible opportunity for sellers of […]

US Trade Deficit Narrowed in November on Falling Imports

US Trade Deficit Narrowed in November on Falling Imports

FLASH: President Trump’s Trade Policy Working $USD, $USO The US trade deficit fell for the 1st time in 6 months in November amid declines in imports leading economists to boost their economic growth estimates for the for Q-4 Y 2018. The consumer goods-led drop in imports reported by the Commerce Department on Wednesday would normally raise concerns […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) holds above 6,000

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) holds above 6,000

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) holds above 6,000 The Australian share market popped higher at the open after all US indices gained ahead of Trump’s State of Union address, with the Nasdaq and Dow Jones up the most, about 0.7 per cent. The local bourse quickly sank into the red and quickly recovered, with Tech and […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) looks as if the market is ready to go towards the $16

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) looks as if the market is ready to go towards the $16

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) looks as if the market is ready to go towards the $16 Silver markets went back and forth during the trading session on Tuesday, as we continue to hover around the $15.85 level. The 20 day EMA has offered support during the previous session, forming a hammer. Ultimately, it looks […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$GOOGL, $APO, $WTR, $BKNG, $BOX, $CI, $WCN, $WM 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: Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL): Wedbush reiterated it as Outperform […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock price target cut to $283 from $291

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock price target cut to $283 from $291

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock price target cut to $283 from $291 Morgan Stanley lowered its stock price target for Telsa Inc. TSLA, +2.70% to $283 from $291 on Tuesday and said 2019 will help provide an answer to the question of whether the company can fund its growth plans without needing external capital. “Expectations appear reasonably managed, but […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Surges to Two-Month High as Earnings Season Keeps on Giving

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Surges to Two-Month High as Earnings Season Keeps on Giving

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Surges to Two-Month High as Earnings Season Keeps on Giving Led by the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the U.S. stock market traded sharply higher on Tuesday after a fresh batch of earnings surprised to the upside, underscoring another solid quarter for corporate America. DOW RECORDS STRONG GAINS All of Wall […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) pursuing alternative sources of growth

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) pursuing alternative sources of growth

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) pursuing alternative sources of growth Thanks to concerns about weakening iPhone sales, the Apple stock price shed as much as 39% of its value between early October and the first days of January. And while shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) have recovered a bit since (up 20% from about $142 to about $171), the concerns […]

Kiwis using New Zealand share platform Hatch can now buy shares in Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA)

Kiwis using New Zealand share platform Hatch can now buy shares in Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA)

Kiwis using New Zealand share platform Hatch can now buy shares in Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Kiwis using New Zealand share platform Hatch can now buy shares in Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba.  Hatch is an online service owned by KiwiSaver provider Kiwi Wealth, which lets self-directed investors build themselves portfolios of shares […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) PMI down 0.4 point to 50.7 in January

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) PMI down 0.4 point to 50.7 in January

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) PMI down 0.4 point to 50.7 in January The growth of new orders, new exports and factory output slowed down. The Singapore Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) recorded a further 0.4 point drop from the previous month to a slower expansion at 50.7 in January, according to the Singapore Institute of Purchasing […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors await Trump’s State of the Union speech

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors await Trump’s State of the Union speech

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors await Trump’s State of the Union speech Stocks closed higher Tuesday, with the S&P 500 extending its winning streak to a fifth session, as investors continued to sort through corporate earnings while awaiting President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address in the evening. How did major benchmarks fare? The Dow […]

Analysts concerned after Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) offers increased spending and vague commentary on financial performance

Analysts concerned after Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) offers increased spending and vague commentary on financial performance

Analysts concerned after Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) offers increased spending and vague commentary on financial performance Shares of Alphabet Inc. are falling Tuesday after the company disclosed a sizable increase in spending, prompting a series of questions about the internet giant’s future. Google-parent Alphabet GOOGL, +0.92% GOOG, +1.16%  reported better-than-expected financial results on Monday afternoon, but concerns about the company’s expense outlook seem […]

The easy money in Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) stock has been made

The easy money in Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) stock has been made

In November, I called Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) the best contrarian trade in tech. Falling markets had dragged Netflix stock down with them. That in turn gave NFLX a chance to bounce when investor confidence inevitably returned. Indeed, as I wrote at the time, nothing really had changed in the Netflix business. Its Q3 results were solid, and the company still was […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock continues to astound

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock continues to astound

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock continues to astound This time last year, I predicted that Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) business would continue to grow at a rapid pace, pushing AMZN stock all the way to $10,000. Of course, I wasn’t suggesting it would happen immediately. Rather, it might take as long as 7.5 years to get there, which would still […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold SteadyUSD FirmCrude Oil UpStocks Subdued In Asia Note: China closed all week for the Lunar New Year The Cboe Volatility (VIX) Index, Wall Street’s so-called “fear gauge,” dropped to 15.60, its lowest level in 4 months, Monday. Gold: Gold prices held firm Wednesday after US President Trump, in his State of the Union speech, vowed to build […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Monza SP1 and SP2 Sight and Sound

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Monza SP1 and SP2 Sight and Sound

$RACE These 2 LE Super Cars are Ferrari’s most powerful road cars of all time. Sight and Sound! When Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) took the wraps off of its retro SP1 and SP2 Monza Limited Edition cars aficionados cheered. They are unlike anything we have seen since Mercedes released its SLR McLaren Sterling Moss. The SP1 and SP2 are the 1st vehicles […]

NRF Forecasts Solid Retail Sales Growth for 2019

NRF Forecasts Solid Retail Sales Growth for 2019

The National Retail Federation, the nation’s largest retail trade group, forecasts that retail sales should grow between 3.8 and 4.4% to more than $3.8-T this year as shoppers remain in the mood to spend in a strong US economy and job market. The forecast, released Tuesday, is in line with the 4.6% gain the group preliminarily estimated […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) RBA speech ahead

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) RBA speech ahead

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) RBA speech ahead Australian shares are poised to edge higher ahead of a midday speech by RBA governor Philip Lowe. ASX futures were up 7 points at 4.45am AEDT. Today’s Agenda Local data: RBA governor Lowe speaks at midday Overseas data: German factory orders December, Donald Trump State of the Union […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) at near-3-month high

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) at near-3-month high

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) at near-3-month high British blue-chip shares surged to their highest in nearly three months on Tuesday as heavyweight BP doubled its annual profit and miners rallied on higher iron ore prices while a weaker pound was also supportive. London’s main index .FTSE added 2 percent, extending itswinning streak to six days […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$COP, $JKS, $NEP, $THO, $WETF, $YELP 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: ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) was raised to Buy from Neutral […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) could soon announce a sharply higher stock buyback authorization of $12 billion to $15 billion

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) could soon announce a sharply higher stock buyback authorization of $12 billion to $15 billion

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) could soon announce a sharply higher stock buyback authorization of $12 billion to $15 billion With Google stock trading some 13% below its all-time high heading into Monday’s fourth-quarter earnings report, the timing could be right for parent Alphabet (GOOGL) to increase its share buyback program. Google stock is trading well below a standard […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) reported an earnings beat in its fiscal third quarter Jan. 30, just one day after its home country saw a “day of disaster” for earnings

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) reported an earnings beat in its fiscal third quarter Jan. 30, just one day after its home country saw a “day of disaster” for earnings

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) reported an earnings beat in its fiscal third quarter Jan. 30, just one day after its home country saw a “day of disaster” for earnings Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE: BABA) reported an earnings beat in its fiscal third quarter Jan. 30, just one day after its home country saw a […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) start taking orders in China

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) start taking orders in China

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) start taking orders in China U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc said it will start taking orders in China on Friday for a lower-priced version of its Model 3 car, as it seeks to accelerate China sales hit by trade friction between Washington and Beijing. After gaining a significant foothold in the United States, […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Technology stocks led the upside

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Technology stocks led the upside

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Technology stocks led the upside Technology stocks led the upside in afternoon trading Monday. Top stocks in the Nasdaq 100 included Adobe (ADBE), up nearly 4%. It cleared the 250 level, which had been resistance in recent days. In the Dow Jones today, Microsoft (MSFT) and Apple (AAPL) were top gainers, rising more than 2% each. […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) More Pressure

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) More Pressure

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) More Pressure Wall Street analysts will be watching closely when Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) reports its quarterly earnings next, which is scheduled for Thu 7 Feb (In 4 Days). Looking at the latest analyst forecasts, the current earnings-per-share (EPS) consensus estimate is sitting at $0.20 per share. In the preceding quarter, the company […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) less than 2% shy of exiting from a bear market

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) less than 2% shy of exiting from a bear market

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) less than 2% shy of exiting from a bear market Don’t look now, but the Nasdaq Composite Index is poised to make a decidedly upbeat turn for the bulls. The stock-market benchmark, often employed as a proxy for the health of technology and internet-related stocks, on Dec. 21 closed more than 20% […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) boosted the Dow

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) boosted the Dow

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) boosted the Dow Apple (AAPL), Microsoft (MSFT) and Boeing (BA) boosted the Dow. Apple, up 3%, marked its fourth straight advance since regaining its 50-day moving average on Wednesday. The stock is starting to build the right side of a steep base after a 39% correction. Shares are still 26% below their Oct. 3 high. JPMorgan said in a […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) More Upbeat

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) More Upbeat

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) More Upbeat Facebook (FB) went through a rough 2018. After multiple privacy and data scandals, CEO Mark Zuckerberg was forced to testify in front of Congress, as the company dragged through the mud by the media. As a result, the company’s stock lost 40% of its value in the second half of […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold UpUSD FirmCrude Oil UpStocks Higher In Asia Note: China closed all week for the Lunar New Year The Cboe Volatility (VIX) Index, Wall Street’s so-called “fear gauge,” dropped to 15.60, its lowest level in 4 months, Monday. $VXX Gold: Gold rose Tuesday in thin trading as investors made purchases after prices touched 1-week lows Monday, but improved […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Increase Racing Budget This Season

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Increase Racing Budget This Season

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) plans to increase its F1 budget this season in a move to end the championship win drought, in a move that emphasizes its brand’s Grand Prix success. The iconic Italian supercar manufacturer has not won a title since its constructors’ championship success in Y 2008, and Kimi Raikkonen claiming its last drivers’ […]

Wall Street Extends Gains, Big Caps Lead Sidelined Money In

Wall Street Extends Gains, Big Caps Lead Sidelined Money In

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Monday, new money came in and Wall Street gained with all 3 major indexes closing near session highs. Continuing optimism abounds on the prospects for US-China trade relations propelled technology shares. The S&P 500 index and the NAS Comp both closed above their 100-Day MA’s for the 1st time since […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Lunar New Year holidays

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Lunar New Year holidays

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) Lunar New Year holidays Shares in Hong Kong, Japan and Australia saw gains on Monday. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index, which closed earlier at 12:00 p.m. HK/SIN today with the eve of the Lunar New Year holidays, edged up 0.21 percent to close at 27,990.21. Over in Japan, the Nikkei 225 advanced […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) investors just got the final piece of a 13-month inquiry into the rampant misconduct at the nation’s biggest banks and financial firms

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) investors just got the final piece of a 13-month inquiry into the rampant misconduct at the nation’s biggest banks and financial firms

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) investors just got the final piece of a 13-month inquiry into the rampant misconduct at the nation’s biggest banks and financial firms Australian investors just got the final piece of a 13-month inquiry into the rampant misconduct at the nation’s biggest banks and financial firms that could set the tone for […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) suggests little movement and mild upside

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) suggests little movement and mild upside

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) suggests little movement and mild upside The Singapore stock market headed south again on Friday, one session after it had ended the three-day slide in which it had stumbled almost 30 points or 0.9 percent. The Straits Times Index now rests just beneath the 3,190-point plateau although it figures to bounce […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$BABA, $TACO, $DIN, $FB, $NOC, $RTN, $X 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: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE:BABA) was reiterated […]