Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) could soar this year if it introduces media bundling

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) could soar this year if it introduces media bundling

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) could soar this year if it introduces media bundling Apple has made quite a comeback since it reported better-than-feared earnings, but many investors have little faith that the iPhone-maker can return to a $1 trillion market value with slowing smartphone demand. Morgan Stanley, however, disagrees. In fact, the bank said life beyond iPhone could […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) hardware business will continue to impress

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) hardware business will continue to impress

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) hardware business will continue to impress Mark Mahaney of RBC believes that Google’s hardware business will continue to impress. “Google has over the past few years made hardware development and innovation a bigger strategic and engineering focus for the company, via both acquisitions (Nest, HTC) and organic efforts. The result has been […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) top stocks have broken out into buy zones

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) top stocks have broken out into buy zones

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) top stocks have broken out into buy zones Dow Jones futures were little changed Sunday night, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures. The current stock market rally recently ended a short pause, with the Dow Jones, S&P 500 index and Nasdaq composite rallying to their best levels since […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) scheduled to report fourth quarter earnings in the upcoming week

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) scheduled to report fourth quarter earnings in the upcoming week

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) scheduled to report fourth quarter earnings in the upcoming week Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) is yet another important digital economy stock that’s scheduled to report fourth quarter earnings in the upcoming week. Analysts are expecting a 31% surge in income to $0.25 a share on sales of $869 million. The company will report on […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) turns 15

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) turns 15

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) turns 15 Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook on February 4, 2004 — 15 years ago to the day on Monday. Since then, Facebook has become the most popular social networking site in the world, while Zuckerberg’s net worth has exploded to more than $60 billion. In recent years, Zuckerberg’s leadership has come into […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Heffx Trading Outlook

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Heffx Trading Outlook

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Heffx Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. The projected upper bound is: 7,642.39. The projected lower bound is: 6,885.98. The projected closing price is: 7,264.19. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the […]

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) customer base will create an invisible price increase of its own

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) customer base will create an invisible price increase of its own

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) customer base will create an invisible price increase of its own Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) just raised prices. Customers hated it. Investors loved it. It caused a stir, and then it faded away — and, if patterns hold, it should be at least a year or two before we see Netflix hike prices again. But that doesn’t mean […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Earnings Monday This week more earnings, while the economic data slows a bit. Good breaks higher that held for the indices and many stocks within. The Key will be if new money comes in to extend the rally. Semi’s are back in leadership, this is a huge Northside indicator. China […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold OffUSD FirmCrude Oil UpStocks Steady In Asia Note: China closed all week for the Lunar New Year Gold: Gold prices slipped Monday as risk aversion waned amid some signs of progress in US-China trade talks, while a firm USD kept bullion under pressure. Spot gold was down 0.4% at $1,313.01 oz by 0552 GMT US […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Shares + 27% in January

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Shares + 27% in January

$RACE Last month, shares of the iconic Italian luxury sports-and-racing-car maker Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) rose according to the pattern that set up at the end of December, aka a Key reversal. According to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence, Ferrari’s shares rose just over 27% in January far outpacing the S&P 500 Index’s 7.87% gainer. Some of that increase was […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) busy week for local investors

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) busy week for local investors

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) busy week for local investors Australian shares are poised to open higher though trading hesitant ahead of Commissioner Hayne’s report. ASX futures were up 20 points. The Australian dollar slipped 0.3 per cent. It’s going to be a busy week for local investors with today’s report on the financial sector first […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) What could go wrong?

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) What could go wrong?

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) What could go wrong? Prepare for a repeat of China’s 2015 boom, bust and whimper? Days after replacing an overly cautious securities regulator, Beijing has mounted a multi-pronged effort to revive the market’s buzz: It set out the framework for a new tech-stocks exchange, cleared the way for more margin loans, made it easier for […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) red hot after the nightmare of 2018

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) red hot after the nightmare of 2018

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) red hot after the nightmare of 2018 Hong Kong’s Hang Seng shot up 8 per cent in January, after suffering a loss of 15 per cent over all of last year. On Thursday, the Hang Seng closed at the highest level in four months – 27,942.47, or a 1.1 […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Fires-up 2019 Power Unit, Listen to It!

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Fires-up 2019 Power Unit, Listen to It!

$RACE The power unit of Ferrari’s new F1 car was recently fired up for the 1st time at the Maranello Outfit’s HQ, overseen by new team principal Mattia Binotto. The new F1 car, codenamed 670, is just a bare chassis now, with its bodywork and aerodynamic elements in development or build ahead of its 15 February […]

Le Mans: Ferrari Risi Competizione Plans to Return

Le Mans: Ferrari Risi Competizione Plans to Return

$RACE 3X Le Mans 24 Hours class winner Risi Competizione is planning to return to the French endurance race this year. I learned Friday, that the Houston, Texas-based Ferrari team has filed an entry for the race under its own name for the 1st time since Y 2017. Risi is hoping to be on the […]

Jobs Report Reminded Investors the US Economy is Strong and Business is Good

Jobs Report Reminded Investors the US Economy is Strong and Business is Good

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The US Jobs Report for January provided reminder that US labor market remained strong despite growth worries, market volatility, and partial government shutdown. Plus, January ISM Manufacturing Index up higher than expected at 56.6 (consensus 53.6), business is good too. Foxconn Technology Group (2454:TW) said Friday that after its Chairman […]

Trump has America Back at Work

Trump has America Back at Work

US job creation saw another blockbuster month in January, blowing past the government shutdown, but that disruption helped to push the unemployment rate higher, the Labor Department reported Friday. The construction, health care, hospitality and retail sectors added tens of thousands workers, another sign the robust labor market remain a fundamental source of strength even […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$BA, $FB, $FBC, $HP, $ICPT, $TIF, $UMBF 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: Boeing Co. (NYSE:BA) surged after earnings, with […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) remained aggressive in buying back its stock

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) remained aggressive in buying back its stock

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) remained aggressive in buying back its stock Apple Inc. remained aggressive in buying back its stock when momentum was strong, and prices held above the $200 mark, but when the going got tough for investors, Apple was nowhere to be found. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the technology […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) moves above the 100 day MA stalled and rotated back below

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) moves above the 100 day MA stalled and rotated back below

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) moves above the 100 day MA stalled and rotated back below The Nasdaq index with less than an hour left in trading, is trading higher by 76 points or 1.08% at 7260.  Solid gain, but off the high at 7303.12. That high was able to extend above the indexes 100 day MA […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Shares have surged this month as investors grow more optimistic about online spending in China

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Shares have surged this month as investors grow more optimistic about online spending in China

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Shares have surged this month as investors grow more optimistic about online spending in China Shares of Alibaba and smaller rivals have surged in January, as investors grew more optimistic about online spending in China.What’s Happening Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce titan, jumped 6.3% to $166.82 in New York on Wednesday. […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) announcement that Chief Financial Officer Deepak Ahuja is retiring has unnerved Wall Street’s top analysts

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) announcement that Chief Financial Officer Deepak Ahuja is retiring has unnerved Wall Street’s top analysts

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) announcement that Chief Financial Officer Deepak Ahuja is retiring has unnerved Wall Street’s top analysts Tesla’s announcement that Chief Financial Officer Deepak Ahuja is retiring has unnerved Wall Street’s top analysts and overshadowed the company’s sales beat in the fourth quarter. Many viewed the loss of the longtime executive as the most significant […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) falling hard as the market moved to wrap up a very strong January

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) falling hard as the market moved to wrap up a very strong January

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) falling hard as the market moved to wrap up a very strong January Stocks launched into mixed trade Thursday with the Nasdaq holding a strong lead and the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling hard as the market moved to wrap up a very strong January. The Nasdaq Composite hammered out […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold OffUSD EasedCrude Oil SteadyStocks Up In Asia Gold: Gold fell Friday as investors sought riskier assets on optimism the United States and China ill reach a trade deal, although a pause in US interest rate hikes kept bullion on track for a 2nd weekly increase. Spot gold fell 0.3% to $1,316.95 oz at 0719 GMT. Prices […]

Argento Nurburgring Ferrari 488 Pista Piloti Looks Stunning

Argento Nurburgring Ferrari 488 Pista Piloti Looks Stunning

$RACE The Maranello Outfit has begun customer deliveries for the 488 Pista Piloti Ferrari, the very-limited edition having completed its pre-delivery testing at the company’s track. Pictured above is an example of the 488 Pista PF that is now in the hands of its owner. Remember, that he Piloti Ferrari is only offered to those […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Surprise, Targets Raised for 2020, Share Price Spikes

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Surprise, Targets Raised for 2020, Share Price Spikes

$RACE,$FCAU Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) expects growth in core earnings to accelerate to 10% this year and CEO Louis Camilleri said he may raise targets for Y 2020, betting on new models and Special Editions at premium prices for its loyal clienti, and admirers. Thursday, after the earning’s call shares in the Italian luxury carmaker rose nearly […]

S&P 500 Extends Rally on Earnings Optimism and US-China Trade Resolution

S&P 500 Extends Rally on Earnings Optimism and US-China Trade Resolution

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX US President Trump to Meet with China’s President Xi to Seal US-China Trade Deal Thursday, President Trump said he will meet with Chinese President Xi soon to try to seal a comprehensive trade deal as the top US trade negotiator reported “substantial progress” in 2 days of high-level talks. President […]

Federal Reserve keeps rates steady, Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) shoots up

Federal Reserve keeps rates steady, Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) shoots up

Federal Reserve keeps rates steady, Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) shoots up The US Federal Reserve’s January monetary policy statement was dovish and this provided further impetus to the Aussie dollar after release of the CPI data. The key words are as follows: ‘In light of global economic and financial developments and muted inflation pressures, the […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) markets rise after Fed says it won’t raise interest rates

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) markets rise after Fed says it won’t raise interest rates

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) markets rise after Fed says it won’t raise interest rates Asia markets cheered on Thursday, as a dovish United States (US) Federal Reserve signalled it would slow down its pace of interest rate hikes, putting an ease on concerns to the rising cost of borrowing. This is even though weak economic […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) gains came after the U.S. central bank kept interest rates unchanged

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) gains came after the U.S. central bank kept interest rates unchanged

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) gains came after the U.S. central bank kept interest rates unchanged Hong Kong shares rose to an over four-month high on Thursday, after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled it would be patient about further rate increases. The Hang Seng Index added 1.1% to 27,942.47, its highest close since Sept. […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) takes a turn lower

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) takes a turn lower

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) takes a turn lower The dollar’s drop yesterday further reinforces the impression that the USD/JPY is headed lower. The price is oversold on an intraday basis, but any rebound may well provide a lower high in due course and a new selling opportunity. The ¥109.20 and then ¥109.60 levels are areas of possible […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$FOLD, $AAPL, $CCL, $CEIN, $CXO, $FANG, $ICPT, $SYK, $SYF, $TTWO, $UAL 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: Amicus Therapeutics Inc. […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) rises sharply getting a boost from a surge in shares of Apple and Boeing.

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) rises sharply getting a boost from a surge in shares of Apple and Boeing.

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) rises sharply getting a boost from a surge in shares of Apple and Boeing. The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday afternoon that it was keeping interest rates at current levels while also signaling that the central bank is willing to adjust its balance sheet normalization amid pressure from the White House […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) User Engagement Held Steady

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) User Engagement Held Steady

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) User Engagement Held Steady Facebook (FB) reported fourth-quarter earnings after the market close Wednesday that topped Wall Street estimates, driving Facebook stock sharply higher in extended trading. The social networking giant reported adjusted earnings of $2.38 per share and revenue of $16.9 billion. Wall Street analysts expected $2.19 per share on revenue of […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) company posts fourth-quarter profit that misses expectations

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) company posts fourth-quarter profit that misses expectations

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) company posts fourth-quarter profit that misses expectations Tesla reported its second consecutive quarterly profit Wednesday and better-than-expected sales, but its fourth-quarter earnings fell short of analysts’ expectations and sent its shares south after the markets closed. CEO Elon Musk also announced a major change to the electric carmaker’s executive ranks with the […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Premarket Rally

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Premarket Rally

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Premarket Rally Apple earnings rose 7% to $4.18 a share, up 7% vs. a year earlier and 1 cent above fiscal Q1 views. Revenue fell to $84.3 billion, narrowly topping lowered estimates. Services revenue climbed 19% to $10.9 billion. Apple sees fiscal Q2 revenue at $55 billion to $59 billion, with the $57 […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Heffx Technical Outlook

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Heffx Technical Outlook

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Heffx Technical Outlook Wednesday’s session closes with the NASDAQ Composite Index at 7,183.08. The total shares traded for the NASDAQ was over 2.49 billion. Advancers stocks led declining by 2.29 to 1 ratio. There were 2180 advancers and 950 decliners for the day. On the NASDAQ Stock Exchange 17 stocks reached a […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) shares jump after Facebook’s massive earnings beat shows online ad strength

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) shares jump after Facebook’s massive earnings beat shows online ad strength

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) shares jump after Facebook’s massive earnings beat shows online ad strength Twitter spiked nearly 3 percent after hours, Google parent company Alphabet jumped 1.6 percent and Snap saw a 1.4 percent bump. In a year where all of tech was viewed with increased skepticism due to privacy scandals, Facebook’s earnings helped make the case that users […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has a $115 billion pile of cash that could be used to boost its stock

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has a $115 billion pile of cash that could be used to boost its stock

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has a $115 billion pile of cash that could be used to boost its stock Google parent company Alphabet has been a cash-generating machine over the past few years and can use its stash to boost its stock, Jefferies says.“Despite often heavy investments in many initiatives, some with very long horizons, Google’s net cash […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) reported earnings for the fiscal third quarter that beat expectations

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) reported earnings for the fiscal third quarter that beat expectations

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) reported earnings for the fiscal third quarter that beat expectations Alibaba shares soared after the company reported market-beating earnings in the three months ended December, with investors content with a record amount of spending by the company in the 2018 calendar year, hoping that it will spur future growth. The Chinese […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold SteadyUSD EasedCrude Oil UpStocks Up In Asia Notes: The Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) held its policy-setting meeting and stood pat with a very dovish tone. Officials from Washington and Beijing have launch a new round of trade talks aimed at resolving their disputes. Gold: A surge in gold purchases by central banks to the highest […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Q-4 Earnings Outlook

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Q-4 Earnings Outlook

$RACE Thursday, 31 January Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) will release its latest earnings report. Here is the outlook for the iconic Italian supercar maker. Earnings and Revenue Wall Street analysts see Ferrari reporting EPS of 0.94/share on sales of $992.67-M. In the same Quarter last year, Ferrari reported EPS of 0.89/share on revenue of $1.05-B. If Ferrari matches […]

Hedge Fund Money Not Chasing This Stock Rally

Hedge Fund Money Not Chasing This Stock Rally

$SPY The data reveals that hedge fund money has not been chasing the January late December – January rally in US stocks. It is on the sidelines. According to Macro Risk Advisors, these big-money managers are acting much more like it is the aftermath of the Y 2008 financial crisis than the relatively low-volatility environment […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors bet on the U.S. Federal Reserve to take a pause in hiking interest rates

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors bet on the U.S. Federal Reserve to take a pause in hiking interest rates

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) investors bet on the U.S. Federal Reserve to take a pause in hiking interest rates Shares in Hong Kong closed higher on Wednesday as investors bet on the U.S. Federal Reserve to take a pause in hiking interest rates and China to step up efforts to boost decades-low growth. […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) gains were offset by some index heavyweights

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) gains were offset by some index heavyweights

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) gains were offset by some index heavyweights Singapore stocks marked another day of losses on Wednesday, with the Straits Times Index retreating 0.42 per cent or 13.31 points to 3,174.38. Advancers outnumbered decliners 215 to 166, as 1.4 billion shares worth S$1.17 billion changed hands. However, any gains were offset by […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) at key resistance breakout zone

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) at key resistance breakout zone

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) at key resistance breakout zone AUD/USD has been pushing upwards, with the pair rising into trendline resistance. The creation of a higher low this week provides half the bullish story, with a break through the $0.7204 resistance level providing confirmation of that bullish outlook. Look at the $0.7204-$0.7235 zone of resistance, where […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to rise for a second day

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to rise for a second day

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to rise for a second day Australian shares are set to rise for a second day as iron ore surged still higher and US/China trade talks resumed. Wall Street leapt higher – the Dow was up more than 470 points at one point – after the Fed took a decidedly dovish […]

Outlook 2019: ‘Next Big Thing’

Outlook 2019: ‘Next Big Thing’

 The pace, scope, and accessibility of innovation today provides organizations an ever-expanding array of digital transformation tools; but it also brings new challenges in orchestrating technology, people, and process. This is one of the key themes explored in the “IT Industry Outlook 2019,” the annual report published by CompTIA, the leading association for the global […]

Euro Will Tank as Germany Looks to Stimulate Europe

Euro Will Tank as Germany Looks to Stimulate Europe

Our target for the Euro over the next 2 years is parity to the USD. The EU have failed to recognize 1 simple fact, socialism does not work, and the people look set to pay a heavy price for the ignorance of their politicians. Germany will be left with the added burden of Merkel’s influx […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AMAT, $BLK, $CBLK, $CHFC, $DELL, $DDD, $TCF 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: Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) was raised to […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Q3 2018 Earnings Preview

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Q3 2018 Earnings Preview

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Q3 2018 Earnings Preview Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) is scheduled to announce Q3 earnings results on Wednesday, January 30th, before market open. The consensus EPS Estimate is $1.67 (+2.5% Y/Y) and the consensus Revenue Estimate is $17.43B (+36.6% Y/Y). Over the last 2 years, BABA has beaten EPS estimates 75% of the time and has beaten […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) wavers as Apple tees up its quarterly report

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) wavers as Apple tees up its quarterly report

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) wavers as Apple tees up its quarterly report Wall Street was mixed on Tuesday, with technology shares dipping ahead of Apple’s quarterly report while a rebound in 3M and other industrials elevated the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Apple declined 1.04 percent as investors awaited the iPhone maker’s results after the bell following […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Barely Up As Most Indexes Fall

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Barely Up As Most Indexes Fall

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Barely Up As Most Indexes Fall Blue chips in the Dow Jones Industrial Average protected a small gain Tuesday in late morning trade, as the other stock indexes struggled in the red. Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve convened for a two-day meeting. The Dow Jones added 0.2%, while the small cap […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) to Defy a Patchy Track Record

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) to Defy a Patchy Track Record

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) to Defy a Patchy Track Record Amazon.com, Inc. AMZN is set to report fourth-quarter earnings on Jan 31 after the closing bell. Analysts from SunTrust have warned that the e-commerce giant historically had limited success in the fourth quarter. According to SunTrust, the last time Amazon surpassed analysts’ expectations was in the fourth quarter […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) A Boring Story This Time

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) A Boring Story This Time

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) A Boring Story This Time Apple Inc .’s AAPL fiscal first-quarter earnings report isn’t exciting investors. The iPhone maker will report after market close on Jan 29, and has already cautioned that its revenues will fall short of estimates. CEO Tim Cook has cited weaker-than-expected iPhone sales and economic deceleration in China as the primary […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) be Able to Trounce Expectations Again?

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) be Able to Trounce Expectations Again?

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) be Able to Trounce Expectations Again? Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc. GOOGL is poised to report fourth-quarter results after the market closes on Feb 4. Alphabet’s earnings have exceeded Wall Street’s expectations in the first three quarters of 2018 and the good momentum is well expected to continue in the fourth quarter. After all, its revenue sources including […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Stock Performance

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Stock Performance

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Stock Performance Facebook stock closed at 144.19, down 2.2%, on the stock market today. Company shares have plunged about 34% since hitting a record high of 218.62 on July 25. But Facebook stock fell 19% the day after the company reported second-quarter earnings that missed estimates on revenue. Sebastian said that recent checks with digital […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) expected to report profit this week

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) expected to report profit this week

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) expected to report profit this week Red flags are popping up around Tesla, even as the company is expected to report another profitable quarter this week. A falling share price, expiring electric vehicle credits and a mountain of debt in about five weeks all loom over Tesla as investors wait for its fourth-quarter […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold HigherUSD EasedCrude Oil Off a BitStocks Flat to Little Change In Asia Notes: The Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) will hold its next policy-setting press conference on 30 January no hike expected. Officials from Washington and Beijing are set to launch a new round of trade talks on Wednesday aimed at resolving their disputes amid […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Declared the World’s Strongest Brand

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Declared the World’s Strongest Brand

$RACE, $AMZN, $MSFT, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) ran a victory lap to be awarded the title of the world’s strongest brand, according to a new survey. Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) remains the world’s most valuable brand, and there has been a strong performance from Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT). The survey comes from the Brand Finance Global 500 for Y 2019, which measures the […]

There is No Indication of a Recession Coming to the US, Economy is Strong, Growth is Steady

There is No Indication of a  Recession Coming to the US, Economy is Strong, Growth is  Steady

Tune out the Noise! There has been a slowdown in the United States’ economy when it comes to Europe and China, but overall, the economy remains “quite strong,” and there are no indications of a looming recession, US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Tuesday. “We still see tremendous investment in capital and human investments,” Mr. […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) renewed US-China tensions

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) renewed US-China tensions

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) renewed US-China tensions Stocks in Asia were mostly lower on Tuesday as fresh concerns over a slowing Chinese economy and renewed trade tensions weighed on investor sentiment. Mainland Chinese markets slipped as investors kept an eye on Beijing’s ongoing trade war with Washington. The Shanghai composite declined 0.1 percent to close […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) could fall 25.50 points at the opening bell

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) could fall 25.50 points at the opening bell

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) could fall 25.50 points at the opening bell Investors will focus on interim budget to be announced on Friday, 1 February 2019. The interim budget will be the last one presented by the current NDA government led by Prime Minister Modi, before the 2019 general elections in April. Trading could be volatile this week as […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) index could rise as much as 20% towards the 6,500 level

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) index could rise as much as 20% towards the 6,500 level

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) index could rise as much as 20% towards the 6,500 level According to the AFR, a number of analysts are positive on the ASX 200 pushing notably higher in 2019. Stephen Koukoulas from Market Economic has predicted that the benchmark index could rise as much as 20% towards the 6,500 level. […]

Jim Rogers Upbeat on China

Jim Rogers Upbeat on China

After undertaking an in-depth study of China, Jim Rogers, an international investor who started his career in the financial industry in 1980 and has become one of the world’s most renowned investors, said that China is the only country in the world that has experienced multiple periods of prosperity and that “the 21st century belongs […]

Chunghwa NYSE:CHT is Growing

Chunghwa NYSE:CHT is Growing

Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. (TAIEX: 2412,NYSE:CHT) (“Chunghwa” or “the Company”) today reported its guidance for 2019 on a consolidated basis. All figures were prepared in accordance with Taiwan-International Financial Reporting Standards (“T-IFRSs”). Mr. Yu Cheng, Chairman and CEO of Chunghwa Telecom, stated, “Despite intense competition in the overall market in 2018, we saw successful consolidation of […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$CNQ, $CVE, $DELL, $KBR, $DOCU, $GRUB, $JEC, $MCHX, $ZNGA 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: Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (NYSE:CNQ) […]

Huawei Hits Asian Markets

Huawei Hits Asian Markets

Asian markets mostly fell Tuesday as the charging of Chinese giant Huawei in the US cast a shadow over upcoming trade talks, while investors were also tracking a Wall Street sell-off fuelled by concerns over corporate profits. A busy week across the globe got off to a nervous start Monday after industrial giant Caterpillar and […]

Issues at Apple Inc

Issues at Apple Inc

A newly discovered FaceTime bug lets people hear and even see those they are reaching out to on iPhones using the video calling software, sparking privacy fears. The bug, initially outlined by Apple product and review website 9to5Mac.com, was reported by several media outlets. A video posted at Twitter account @BmManski showing how simple it […]

NetDragon HK:777 Learning Tech in Hong Kong

NetDragon HK:777 Learning Tech in Hong Kong

NetDragon Websoft Holdings Limited (“NetDragon” or “the Company”) (Hong Kong Stock Code: 777), a global leader in building internet communities, is thrilled to showcase some of the hottest learning technologies at the latest British Educational Training and Technology Show (“Bett Show”). Promethean, Edmodo and JumpStart, all subsidiaries of NetDragon, brought the best of Education Technology […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Wall Street rattled by Caterpillar, Nvidia warnings

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Wall Street rattled by Caterpillar, Nvidia warnings

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Wall Street rattled by Caterpillar, Nvidia warnings U.S. stocks slumped on Monday, as warnings from Caterpillar Inc CAT.N and Nvidia Corp NVDA.O added to concerns about a slowing Chinese economy and tariffs taking a toll on corporate profits. Shares of Caterpillar, the world’s largest heavy equipment maker, fell 9.3 percent after its […]

The Bottom Line for Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock

The Bottom Line for Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock

The Bottom Line for Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock For the past two years, no matter how good or bad the Tesla headlines have gotten, Tesla stock price has stayed in a wide range between about $250 and $390. Traders who want to play the swings can make a pretty penny in the near term. But […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) set to report results for the holiday season after-the-bell on Tuesday

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)  set to report results for the holiday season after-the-bell on Tuesday

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) set to report results for the holiday season after-the-bell on Tuesday Apple (AAPL) is set to report results for the holiday season after-the-bell on Tuesday, and the bar couldn’t be much lower. The Cupertino, California-based said in a statement January 2 that it expects revenue of $84 billion for the fiscal first quarter of […]

Look for information about Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) cloud segment and b-to-b efforts as well on Wednesday

Look for information about Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) cloud segment and b-to-b efforts as well on Wednesday

Look for information about Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) cloud segment and b-to-b efforts as well on Wednesday Amid investor uncertainty about the state of China’s economy and the effect of trade tensions, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. will provide its take about consumer spending in the country Wednesday. The Chinese e-commerce giant is due to […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) expected to post EPS at $11.12

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) expected to post EPS at $11.12

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) expected to post EPS at $11.12 With a market cap of over $760 billion, Google parent company Alphabet, Inc. is the third largest publicly traded entity in the world. In a recent survey of online search engine and social media use, Google’s audience reported the most stability, with 96% of those surveyed saying […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) starting this week under some pressure as Trump throws cold water on the chances of a shutdown deal

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) starting this week under some pressure as Trump throws cold water on the chances of a shutdown deal

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) starting this week under some pressure as Trump throws cold water on the chances of a shutdown deal “The Nvdia profit warning is [hurting market sentiment] more than the Caterpillar earnings miss,” Larry Benedict, chief executive of the Opportunistic Trader told MarketWatch. “Slowing demand in China hit them hard,” he […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) reports this week amid a flood of negative headlines

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB)  reports this week amid a flood of negative headlines

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) reports this week amid a flood of negative headlines From privacy concerns to #fakenews controversies and plenty of stuff in between, Facebook’s been getting pounded by an onslaught of nasty headlines going back to the whole Cambridge Analytica fiasco that blew up last year. But, hey, some good headlines could be in […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) scheduled to report fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday after the closing bell

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) scheduled to report fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday after the closing bell

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) scheduled to report fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday after the closing bell Amazon.com Inc. is scheduled to report fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday after the closing bell and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey analysts warn the e-commerce giant has a patchy track record with holiday quarter estimates. Analysts there expect a “solid” fourth-quarter report, but leave […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold SteadyUSD FlatCrude Oil SteadyStocks Higher In Asia Notes: The Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) will hold it next policy-setting meeting on 29-30 January. Gold: Gold price broke psyche resistance at 1300 oz Gold futures are hanging near 7-month highs at $1,302.2 oz. Spot gold was last at 1,304.19 after breaking above a the Key psych […]

Lessons From One of Hollywood’s “King and Queen Makers”, Christine Peters

Lessons From One of Hollywood’s “King and Queen Makers”, Christine Peters

$AEMC I had the pleasure of interviewing Christine Peters. Since Christine arrived in Los Angeles from London as Vice President of Foreign Sales and Distribution for the Intercontinental Releasing Corporation, Peters has worked her way up the ladder to her current post as head of CFP Productions, based on the Paramount lot, where she continues to […]

Ferrari F40 LM Supercar to Auction in Paris

Ferrari F40 LM Supercar to Auction in Paris

$RACE, $BID It’s hard to Top the Ferrari F40, but the F40 LM race car headed to the RM Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) Paris auction in February is that Topper.  This F40 LM was originally built as a pre-production car but was sold to former Le Mans and IMSA driver Rene Herzog in early Y 1992. Mr. Herzog […]

There is No Permanent Economic Damage From Shutdown

There is No Permanent Economic Damage From Shutdown

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Monday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said the recent partial government shutdown inflicted “no permanent damage” to the economy. “I still think the economy is very strong,” the head of the National Economic Council that advises President Trump said at a White House briefing.  “As I have said many times I […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) futures pointing lower

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) futures pointing lower

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) futures pointing lower According to the latest SPI futures, the ASX 200 is expected to open the day lower on Tuesday. Current futures contracts are pointing to a decline of 0.5% or 30 points this morning following a disappointing night of trade on Wall Street. Late in the session the Dow […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors braced themselves for a busy week

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors braced themselves for a busy week

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) investors braced themselves for a busy week Asian markets kicked off the week with a day of cautious trading as investors braced themselves for a busy week, with key events such as US-China trade talks, the Brexit “B” plan decision and the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting on the cards. Weak Chinese […]

Hong Kong Business Awards

Hong Kong Business Awards

The Award Ceremony of Quamnet Oustanding Enterprise Awards 2018 was successfully held on 24 January 2019 at The Murray Hong Kong. Representatives and honourable guests attended and witnessed the 10th Anniversary of the Awards. With celebration of the remarkable achievement, the Awards gained wide support from the business community and media from both Hong Kong […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AZN, $HDS, $INTC, $FLIR, $ROK, $ULTI 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: AstraZeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) was raised to Buy from […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Buy on Dips

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Buy on Dips

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Buy on Dips Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. The projected upper bound is: 36.39. The projected lower bound is: 29.36. The projected closing price is: 32.88. Candlesticks A big white candle occurred. This is generally considered bullish, as prices closed significantly higher than they opened. If the candle appears when […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) big, beautiful, and ranked from 1 to 50

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) big, beautiful, and ranked from 1 to 50

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) big, beautiful, and ranked from 1 to 50 Each week, I’m ranking the biggest companies that trade on U.S. exchanges based on their size (market capitalization), momentum (total return over the past year), and recent news. Before we get to the rankings, a quick word on a major player. It’s not easy […]

Reality hits Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Reality hits Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Reality hits Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Earlier this month, Musk sent a letter to Tesla employees announcing that the company had to cut about 7% of its full-time workforce. He noted that Tesla is on track to post a second straight quarterly profit for the fourth quarter, but that it will earn less money than in […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Heffx Technical Analysis

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Heffx Technical Analysis

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Heffx Technical Analysis Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 1,088.98. The projected upper bound is: 1,156.87. The projected lower bound is: 1,026.11. The projected closing price is: 1,091.49. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) earnings won’t convince most risk-averse investors to buy BABA stock

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) earnings won’t convince most risk-averse investors to buy BABA stock

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) earnings won’t convince most risk-averse investors to buy BABA stock The perception of Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) can diverge dramatically among educated investors. Some believe that BABA stock is a cornerstone of any portfolio, while others say that Alibaba stock is a sign of a market run amok. The bulls’ view on BABA stock […]

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

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

$GLD,$SLV,$USD,$USO,$OIL,$SOY,$CORN,$WEAT Gold SteadyUSD FlatCrude Oil downStocks Higher In Asia Notes: The Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) will hold it next policy-setting meeting on 29-30 January. Gold: Gold prices held steady Monday, near a 7-month peak scaled in previous session, on hopes the Fed will keep interest rates unchanged during its 2-day policy meeting this week. Spot gold […]

The Pinksheet Hot List VYST, NNRX, DSCR

The Pinksheet Hot List VYST, NNRX, DSCR

The Pinksheet Hot List VYST, NNRX, DSCR Vystar Corp. (VYST) Volume has been solid and the price is on the move, there does not seem to be much holding this back from hitting 7c or more. Vystar® Begins Soft  Launch of Vytex® Cloud Bed-in-a-Box via Rotmans Luxuriously soft supportive comfort, resilience and breath-ability Thicker mattress […]

Alonso Wins Rain-shortened Daytona 24 Hours Race

Alonso Wins Rain-shortened Daytona 24 Hours Race

$RACE, $GM, $F Wayne Taylor Racing (WTR) claimed victory in a rain shortened 24 Hours of Daytona that saw Fernando Alonso, Jordan Taylor, Kamui Kobayashi, and Renger van der Zande crowned winners. Officials took the decision to Red Flag the race shortly after the 22 hour mark having suspended the race once already for heavy […]