Fed Ramps Up Auto Bond Buying with Industry in Recovery

Fed Ramps Up Auto Bond Buying with Industry in Recovery

#Fed #bonds #autoindustry #recovery $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX The auto industry is a significant job and capital source for the national and local economies. The automotive sector has rewarded many business owners and employees with prosperity. The Fed’s entry into the credit market has benefitted auto companies the most, supporting an industry that has […]

Tesla and America’s Falling Auto Sales

Tesla and America’s Falling Auto Sales

$TSLA #TESLA $F $GM Tesla engineered its latest coup Wednesday, becoming the world’s richest car company while two of Detroit’s old guard, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler, reported sagging auto sales amid the coronavirus pandemic. Led by Elon Musk, Tesla has had its share of ups and downs, but shares have risen steadily since late […]

JPMorgan Raises Auto Sector Price Targets on ‘V-shaped’ Recovery

JPMorgan Raises Auto Sector Price Targets on ‘V-shaped’ Recovery

$RACE $F $GM $TSLA $JPM The US auto market is back on track as fast as it fell, making the V-shaped recovery real. New vehicle sales and used vehicle prices are recovering in May and June almost as fast as they declined in March and April, according to JPMorgan. “We didn’t call it, nor did […]

Some of the Stocks that Retail Buyers are Bullish On

Some of the Stocks that Retail Buyers are Bullish On

$GS $PENN $F $GM $TSLA $MGM $AAPL $FB $GPRO $MRO $NVDA $SNAP, $MRNA $RCL Retail investors have stepped up their participation in the stock market lately, they are outperforming the professionals. A basket of stocks that have been bought by individual investors since the bottom of the C-19 coronavirus chaos-induced selloff on 23 March has […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report, All Buys

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report, All Buys

$COP, $GM, $LSPN, $TTWO These are all Buys if you can manage the risk. Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. These reports cover stocks to buy Below is our list for Monday, 15 June, as follows: ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) was reinstated with a Buy rating at Jefferies. The 52-wk trading range […]

Elon Musk ‘the Champ’ for Businesses Defying Draconian Shutdown Orders

Elon Musk ‘the Champ’ for Businesses Defying Draconian Shutdown Orders

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $TSLA $VXX Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk, with 34-M Twitter followers, has openly defied an order from the Alameda County Health Department to conduct only minimum operations at the company’s EV plant in Fremont, California, that normally employs 10,000 people. On Twitter he made derisive comments about the county’s Top health […]

We all know that Q-1 GDP numbers will not look good, but they may not look that bad…

We all know that Q-1 GDP numbers will not look good, but they may not look that bad…

$BA $F $FCAU $GM $USO $USD We know by now that no US or world economic numbers will look positive now or the next Q or 2. Wednesday we will see the 1st preliminary number for US GDP for Q-1. The number is projected to be negative, it will be nowhere close to as bad […]

GM, Ford Talk with The Trump Administration on Medical Equipment Production

GM, Ford Talk with The Trump Administration on Medical Equipment Production

$GM $F General Motors Co (NYSE:GM) and Ford Motor Co (NYSE:F) said Wednesday they are in talks with White House officials about how they can support manufacture of medical equipment needed to combat the coronavirus outbreak. GM Chief Executive Mary Barra spoke to White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow about the issue after the Detroit […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AAPL, $ARCH, $FDX, $FFIV, $F, $GM, $ICE 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, 11 February, as follows: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was reiterated as Buy with a 400 price target by Wedbush […]

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) furloughs more workers as union strike enters fourth week

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) furloughs more workers as union strike enters fourth week

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) furloughs more workers as union strike enters fourth week The United Auto Workers’ strike against General Motors, now in its fourth week, is continuing to hit the automaker’s operations outside of the U.S. The company halted production of a V-8 engine and transmission at its engine plant in Ramos Arizpe, Coahuila, […]

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) strike negotiations take ‘turn for the worse’: union

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) strike negotiations take ‘turn for the worse’: union

Negotiations to resolve a three-week-old strike at General Motors for better pay, benefits and job security have taken “a turn for the worse,” a top negotiator with the United Autoworkers Union said Sunday. “After making some progress on important issues a couple days ago, the company has shown an unwillingness to fairly compensate the great […]

General Motors’ (NYSE:GM) Barra Says Meeting with President Trump was “productive and valuable”

General Motors’ (NYSE:GM) Barra Says Meeting with President Trump was “productive and valuable”

$GM General Motors (NYSE:GM) Chairman/CEO Mary Barra said her face-to-face session with President Trump Thursday was “productive and valuable, declining specifics. The head of the largest US automaker met with President Trump after he stepped up attacks on the Detroit automaker. He has been hammering GM for much of the last year after the company […]

Electric Luxury Cars Expected To Cause 40% More Accidents

Electric Luxury Cars Expected To Cause 40% More Accidents

$TSLA Electric luxury cars and sport utility vehicles like those made by Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) may be 40 per cent more likely to cause accidents than their standard engine counterparts, possibly because drivers are still getting used to their quick acceleration, French insurer AXA said. The numbers, based on initial trends from claims data and not […]

Chevy Unveiled its New Mid-engine Corvette Thursday in California

Chevy Unveiled its New Mid-engine Corvette Thursday in California

$GM FLASH: For the 1st time in its history, Chevrolet has unveiled mid-engine Corvette. The US automaker revealed the 2020 Corvette Stingray Thursday night in Tustin, California, about 35 miles southeast of Los Angeles. GM officials  said. The engine shift is designed to give the legendary sports car greater agility. The 8th-generation Corvette aka C8, also puts […]

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) agreed to sell a majority stake in a solar-energy business to BlackRock

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) agreed to sell a majority stake in a solar-energy business to BlackRock

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) agreed to sell a majority stake in a solar-energy business to BlackRock General Electric Co. agreed to sell a majority stake in a solar-energy business to BlackRock Inc., giving the investment giant footing in a growing market as the ailing manufacturer shifts its focus elsewhere. A fund managed by BlackRock’s Real […]

Factory Output Up More Than Estimated, Autos Advance

Factory Output Up More Than Estimated, Autos Advance

$F, $GM, $FCAU, $TM FLASH: America is open for business. US manufacturing output accelerated in June, climbing for the 2nd month running, thanks in large part to increased production of motor vehicles and parts. The Federal Reserve said Tuesday manufacturing production rose 0.4% last month, above the 0.2% expected by analysts in a poll. The June numbers […]

US Automakers Post Mixed US Sales Results

US Automakers Post Mixed US Sales Results

$F, $GM, $TM, $FCAU The major automakers Tuesday posted mixed US sales results for June and Q-2 with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup trucks while passenger car sales continued a long-running decline. Overall, US auto sales are slowing after a long Bull run that has satiated replacement demand. In a significant development […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AMD, $CTL, $DLPH, $APPS, $F, $GM, $LEA, $TTWO, $TSLA 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 follows: Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) was […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock at 3 Yr Lows

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock at 3 Yr Lows

$TSLA, FCAU, GM FLASH: Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock is at 3 year lows Bernstein analyst Max Warburton says that while there may be some tepid interest in Tesla’s assets, it’s unlikely a European carmaker would buy the company. “What assets are attractive? Tesla no longer has genuinely differentiated tech. The production plant is sub-par. The Gigafactory […]

A Fiat-Chrysler/Renault Merger Will Require “Quite a bit of creativity.”

A Fiat-Chrysler/Renault Merger Will Require “Quite a bit of creativity.”

$FCAU, $RNLSY Fiat Chrysler (NYSE:FCAU) crafted and presented a balanced merger of equals to Renault (NASDAQ:RNLSY) Monday to tackle the costs of far-reaching technological and regulatory changes by creating the world’s 3rd-biggest automaker. If it goes ahead, the $37-B tie-up would alter the landscape for rivals including General Motors (NYSE:GM) and Peugeot maker PSA Group […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Shares Mark 2yr Lows, Off Nearly 15% on the Week

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Shares Mark 2yr Lows, Off Nearly 15% on the Week

$TSLA,$GM, $F Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock price dive another 5% Friday to its lowest mark in 2 years, -15% on the week, as it reported worse-than-expected Quarterly results accompanied with another ‘cheer-lead’ by embattled CEO Elon Musk on autonomous cars that failed to convince investors. Tesla needs capital and the market smell blood, bringing on the […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$BIIB, $BSX, $CLOV, $GM, $GERN, $SHOP 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 Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) was maintained as Market Perform […]

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 […]

Tech Giants Face Tax Investigations

Tech Giants Face Tax Investigations

US internet giant Google used a legal mechanism to transfer almost 20 billion euros from the Netherlands to Bermuda in 2017 for tax purposes, a Dutch newspaper report said Friday. Google, which is owned by US parent company Alphabet, moved 19.9 billion euros ($22.7 billion) with a tax evasion strategy dubbed “Double Irish, Dutch Sandwich”, […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Seen as Top Auto Stock in 2019

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Seen as Top Auto Stock in 2019

$RACE, $PAG, $GM Ferrari is an auto stock to watch in Y 2019 as the iconic Italian manufacturer plans to expand its production over the next 7 years Ferrari and Penske are on the top auto stocks to buy in the New Year, Consumer Edge Research’s Jamie Albertine said on TV Wednesday. The automotive research […]

US to End Subsidies for Electric Cars and Renewable’s

US to End Subsidies for Electric Cars and Renewable’s

US to End Subsidies for Electric Cars and Renewable’s $F, $GM, $TSLA, $VLKAY They could end as early as Y 2020 The benefits of EVs are a myth White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said early this week that the United States will end subsidies for electric cars and other items including renewable energy sources. […]

The Latest Iteration of America’s Sports Car, the Chevy Corvette C8

The Latest Iteration of America’s Sports Car, the Chevy Corvette C8

The Latest Iteration of America’s Sports Car, the Chevy Corvette C8 $GM, $RACE, $VLKAY America’s car spies suggest that the new mid-engined Chevrolet Corvette is coming real soon. But, I have yet to see it in the metal without camouflage, and these new renderings seen today provide an accurate vision of the coming latest iteration of America’s sports […]

Expect VW (OTCMKT:VLKAY) to Be the Most Profitable Maker of Electric Cars

Expect VW (OTCMKT:VLKAY) to Be the Most Profitable Maker of Electric Cars

Expect VW (OTCMKT:VLKAY) to Be the Most Profitable Maker of Electric Cars $VLKAY, $F, $GM, $TSLA Friday, Volkswagen (OTCMKT:VLKAY) CEO Herbert Diess said he expected the multi-brand car-making group to be the most profitable manufacturer of EVs (electric cars) thanks to economies of scale. Even 1st generation vehicles, which start rolling off production lines next […]

Now is it is Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Vs the Automotive World

Now is it is Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Vs the Automotive World

Now is it is Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Vs the Automotive World $TSLA, $VLKAY, $GM, $F The world’s giant automakers are planning big pushes into EV production, and none bigger than Volkswagen (OTCMKT:VLKAY) is coming up to challenge fledgling Tesla in its tiny 1 plant niche market. Ok, Tesla has sold about 500,000 cars worldwide, which accounts […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Model S Luxury Sedan Lost its “Recommended” Rating + Earnings FLASH

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Model S Luxury Sedan Lost its “Recommended” Rating + Earnings FLASH

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Model S Luxury Sedan Lost its “Recommended” Rating + Earnings FLASH $TSLA The M-3 sedan, seen as Key to Tesla’s profitability, debuted in CR’s with “Average” reliability. M-X SUV is rated “Much Worse Than Average” The M-S luxury sedan dropped to “Below Average” from “Above Average” and is not recommended. Tesla actually made money last […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Needs $1-B+ in Cash in the Next 6 Months

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Needs $1-B+ in Cash in the Next 6 Months

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Needs $1-B+ in Cash in the Next 6 Months $TSLA Wall Street is asking: “where it it going to come from?” By the end of Y 2018 Tesla needs to come up with about $1-B to give to creditors, it does not have it. So, forget the libel lawsuits and the Twitter wars, the […]

People Will Soon Be Asking, Who ‘Killed Tesla’?

People Will Soon Be Asking, Who ‘Killed Tesla’?

People Will Soon Be Asking, Who ‘Killed Tesla’? $TSLA Former General Motors (NYSE:GM) Vice Chairman Bob Lutz says he thinks Tesla“is headed for the graveyard.” He pointed to a handful of Tesla’s problems in a TV interview Tuesday. The totality of the fledgling EV maker’s financial, administrative, manufacturing, and legal problems, Mr. Lutz suggested, mean that Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports $ADBE, $AA, $BSTI, $BCO, $CVX, $FCAU, $GM, $IMMR, $RBS, $TERP, $TIF 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 main issues […]

President Trump’s Tariffs Policy is Working

President Trump’s Tariffs Policy is Working

President Trump’s Tariffs Policy is Working $F, $GM President Donald Trump’s trade and tariff strategy, risky as it may seem is working. He is a master negotiator is hammering out agreements, 1st with the Europeans, next Mexico, both are better deals for American firms and workers. His threat of tariffs is leading to lower tariffs. […]

 US Q-2 GDP Figure Will Be ‘Big’

 US Q-2 GDP Figure Will Be ‘Big’

 US Q-2 GDP Figure Will Be ‘Big’ $DIA, $GM  June Advance International Trade in Goods (actual -$68.30-B, consensus -$66.70-B) Advance Wholesale Inventories (actual 0.0%; prior 0.4%) June Durable Orders (actual 1.0% consensus 3.2%; prior -0.3%) June Durable Goods -ex trans (actual 0.4% consensus 0.4%; prior 0.3% White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Friday’s GDP release will reflect “big” […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Under Fire, Struggling CEO Fighting for His Life

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Under Fire, Struggling CEO Fighting for His Life

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Under Fire, Struggling CEO Fighting for His Life $TSLA Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk opened the company’s annual shareholder meeting Tuesday emotionally on the verge of tears as he said he builds its EVs with care and affection that other automakers cannot match, adding that the company’s decent into ‘production Hell’ has been hard on him […]

Cadillac is the Car of Choice for Presidential Limousines

Cadillac is the Car of Choice for Presidential Limousines

Cadillac is the Car of Choice for Presidential Limousines $GM Thursday it was reported that there is a new fleet of Presidential limos coming Cadillac Division of General Motors (NYSE:GM) this Summer, and that the US Secret Service already has 1 of the cars. General Motors (NYSE:GM) built 12 official state cars at a reported […]

EPA Planning Roll Back of Restrictive Automotive Fuel Economy Standards

EPA Planning Roll Back of Restrictive Automotive Fuel Economy Standards

EPA Planning Roll Back of Restrictive Automotive Fuel Economy Standards $RACE, $GM, $F, $FCAU, $TM, $VLKAY The Trump Administration is expected to launch an effort to weaken greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy standards for automobiles, handing a victory to car manufacturers and giving them reasons to roll back restrictive industry standards worldwide. The EPA’s […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Burning Money, Posts Biggest Quarterly Loss Ever

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Burning Money, Posts Biggest Quarterly Loss Ever

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Burning Money, Posts Biggest Quarterly Loss Ever $TSLA, $GM, $F Wednesday, Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) said it has revised production targets for its Model 3 electric sedan, posting its worst-ever Quarterly loss, and warned that its spending would increase this year. Money-losing Tesla’s long-term ability to survive depends on annually selling billions of dollars […]

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) and the Self Driving Car

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) and the Self Driving Car

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) and the Self Driving Car Regulators will “carefully and responsibly” review General Motors’ request to test an autonomous car without a steering wheel, US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said Sunday. “It is now coming to the stage with the rapid advancement of self-driving technology that this request is now a reality,” […]