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

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

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Flat, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Headlines Crude Oil edges up on expectations of more OPEC output cuts Gains for Asian shares capped by trade issues, China stocks fall .DXY flat to little changed Vs its 6 peers Gold sees best week in over 3 […]

F1: Saudi Arabia Could Host Formula One Racing by 2021

F1: Saudi Arabia Could Host Formula One Racing by 2021

$FWONK, $RACE The Middle East already hosts 2 F1 races, at Sakhir in Bahrain and Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Saudi Arabia and Formula One (NASDAQ:FWONK) are discussing the possibility of holding a race in the country, and team bosses have been asked for an opinion. It has been reported that F1 and the 10 teams […]

President Trump Demands Strong Rate Cut, Market Turns a Solid Green, Wall Street Loves ‘Cheap Money’

President Trump Demands Strong Rate Cut, Market Turns a Solid Green, Wall Street Loves ‘Cheap Money’

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $USD, $VXX The US stock market finished solidly in the Green Thursday, as trade anxiety subsided and investors embraced a risk-on mindset. The S&P 500 advanced 1.9%, which extended its 2-day bounce to 112 pts, or 4.0%, from its session low Wednesday.  Thursday, President Trump again expressed dissatisfaction with USD’s strength, […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$SAM, $ARNC, $DNKN, $DD, $MRK, $MOS, $NI, $NEWR 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 stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Thursday, as follows: Boston Beer Co. Inc. (NYSE:SAM) was […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Stock By the Numbers

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Stock By the Numbers

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Stock By the Numbers Earnings were a miss on EPS but a beat on revenues . AWS came in below expectations but is still grew at 37% year-over-year. I look for that trend to continue. Several analysts came out in defense of the stock recently. Mike Binger of Gradient Investments thinks investors should use any weakness […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) rising trade tensions led to concerns that a global economic slowdown

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) rising trade tensions led to concerns that a global economic slowdown

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) rising trade tensions led to concerns that a global economic slowdown U.S. stock index futures moved lower ahead of trading on Wednesday after rising trade tensions led to concerns that a global economic slowdown was likely. The immediate trigger for such fears was the People’s Bank of China’s decision to set the […]

The Reason for the Risin’ in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) Share Price

The Reason for the Risin’ in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) Share Price

The Reason for the Risin’ in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) Share Price So, why did AMD stock price jump after tanking for several consecutive days? It’s all basically a relief rally: Lisa Su, the CEO of Advanced Micro Devices Inc., denied reports that she plans to leave the company and join IBM (NYSE:IBM). Evidently, technology news website WCCFTech had published […]

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) looking to display strength as it nears its next earnings release, expected to be August 14

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) looking to display strength as it nears its next earnings release, expected to be August 14

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) looking to display strength as it nears its next earnings release, expected to be August 14 Cisco Systems (CSCO) closed at $52.34 in the latest trading session, marking a -0.49% move from the prior day. This move lagged the S&P 500’s daily gain of 0.08%. Meanwhile, the Dow lost 0.09%, and […]

American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance into Africa

American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance into Africa

American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance into Africa American Airlines has the cure for the end-of-summer blues: new routes for next summer. Today, American unveiled its summer 2020 international schedule, which includes the following new service: Philadelphia (PHL) to Casablanca, Morocco (CMN) begins June 4 Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) to Tel Aviv, […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) mustered modest gains following a dramatic turnabout

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) mustered modest gains following a dramatic turnabout

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) mustered modest gains following a dramatic turnabout U.S. stocks on Wednesday mustered modest gains following a dramatic turnabout, with all three key equity benchmarks recovering from losses of at least 1% which were partly driven by signs that global economic growth was slowing as the U.S. – China trade war […]

NHTSA sent Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) a cease-and-desist letter over “misleading statements” about the Model 3′s safety rating

NHTSA sent Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) a cease-and-desist letter over “misleading statements” about the Model 3′s safety rating

NHTSA sent Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) a cease-and-desist letter over “misleading statements” about the Model 3′s safety rating The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) sent Tesla a letter regarding claims the company made on the safety of its Model 3 sedan. NHTSA Chief Counsel Jonathan Morrison sent Tesla CEO Elon Musk a cease-and-desist letter in October last year […]

Why Apple is investing in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Why Apple is investing in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Why Apple is investing in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) In the June quarter, Apple suffered through a sales slump, particularly in China, that resulted in a 13 percent drop from last year’s peak revenues and an 8.5% drop in profits. But that compares to the much larger collapse in Samsung Mobile performance—an incredible 41.6% collapse in operating profits—which […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) advertising business will drive GOOGL stock price

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) advertising business will drive GOOGL stock price

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) advertising business will drive GOOGL stock price It might seem like there’s a lot to the Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL, NASDAQ:GOOG) stock price. After all, Alphabet has a hardware business, including its Pixel phone, Google Home, and Nest. It has a venture capital arm: Google Ventures. There’s also their self-driving startup Waymo. Alphabet has a cloud business, too. […]

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

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

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Off, Crude Oil Bounces, Stocks Rally Chicago Fed President Charles Evans signaled Wednesday he was open to lower rates to bolster inflation and counter risks to economic growth from trade tensions. Futures moved to price in a 100% probability of a Fed easing in September […]

Savvy Money is Betting Both Sides of the US-China Trade Dispute

Savvy Money is Betting Both Sides of the US-China Trade Dispute

$SPY, $SPX Hedge-fund billionaire Ray Dalio advised savvy investors to bet on “both horses in the race” amid rising trade tensions between the US and China. He argued that investors still have a historic opportunity to buy into China as it opens up its markets to foreign investments. “Would you have not wanted to invest with […]

US Missile Defense Agency Upgrades With $320-M Contact

US Missile Defense Agency Upgrades With $320-M Contact

$LMT The Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) operates collectively and continuously, through a multi-domain system that connects traditionally autonomous sensors, satellites and weapon systems. Through a $320 million contract, Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) will continue to evolve this multi-domain system, the Command, Control, Battle Management and Communications (C2BMC) system. Fielded and operational since 2004, C2BMC gives commanders at […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Has a Waiting List for it Supercars

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Has a Waiting List for it Supercars

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) cars are not easy to buy, command a high price and there is a waiting list. Ferrari needs no introduction, its brand perhaps the most recognizable in the world, it is synonymous with professional motor-sports racing and an upscale lifestyle. Ferrari defines its own category of luxury sports cars and does not compete […]

US Stock Market Stages Key Reversal, Treasury Yields Stabilize

US Stock Market Stages Key Reversal, Treasury Yields Stabilize

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX President Trump said Wednesday the Fed must cut rates “bigger and faster” for the United States to be competitive against other countries. “Our problem is a Federal Reserve that is too proud to admit their mistake of acting too fast and tightening too much (and that I was right!). They […]

Job Opportunities at Copart Expansion

Job Opportunities at Copart Expansion

Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ: CPRT), a global online vehicle auction company announced It’s expansion. The Memphis, Tennessee location will Copart added 35 acres to the existing 46-acre facility. To meet the needs of its buyers and sellers. This 81-acre location hosts vehicle auctions every Thursday at 12 p.m. CT. “Adding operational space to our Memphis location has provided us with further capacity to serve Tennessee.” Said Jay […]

Trade War Becomes Currency War

Trade War Becomes Currency War

Longstanding warnings from economists of global spillover from the US-China trade war appear to be materialising, with a trio of central banks springing surprise rate cuts on Wednesday. The monetary policy moves in India, New Zealand and Thailand came as industrial production in European powerhouse Germany fell back in June, adding to uncertainty in the […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$CI, $FEYE, $KLAC, $LHX, $NOC, $TMUS, $WMB 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 stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Wednesday, as follows: Cigna Corp. (NYSE:CI) was raised to Outperform […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock will bounce back from this recent sell-off, but things may get worse before they get better

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock will bounce back from this recent sell-off, but things may get worse before they get better

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock will bounce back from this recent sell-off, but things may get worse before they get better Shares of global internet giant Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) are tumbling into early August as broader financial markets are being pressured by escalating trade war and interest rate headwinds. Specifically, all the market has cared about in […]

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) potential buying opportunity

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) potential buying opportunity

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) potential buying opportunity Advanced Micro Devices, once the king of the land, has been laid low after earnings. The recent trade war drama hasn’t helped either. Semiconductors have been disproportionately beaten. Yesterday’s 4.9% slide extended AMD stock’s peak-to-trough drawdown to 20.7%. Given the plethora of potential support zones looming beneath, […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) investors are concerned that tariffs would cause the company to raise the prices of the iPhone

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)  investors are concerned that tariffs would cause the company to raise the prices of the iPhone

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) investors are concerned that tariffs would cause the company to raise the prices of the iPhone As the trade war escalates, Apple Inc. (AAPL) shares are selling off at an alarming rate. The tech giant, which relies on China for almost 20% of its sales, plummeted by over 5% on August 5. […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) stock will likely go lower before eventually rebounding

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) stock will likely go lower before eventually rebounding

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) stock will likely go lower before eventually rebounding Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) is an incredibly well-run company with a huge total addressable market and a long runway for growth. So why then is Alibaba stock under a seemingly constant barrage of selling pressure? Simply put, the trade wars. Valuing BABA Stock Alibaba […]

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) is set to report second-quarter 2019 results on Aug 8

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) is set to report second-quarter 2019 results on Aug 8

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) is set to report second-quarter 2019 results on Aug 8 Notably, the company’s earnings beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate in three of the trailing four quarters, the average positive surprise being 24.6%. In the first quarter, Activision reported non-GAAP earnings of 78 cents per share that remained flat year over year. […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) staged a solid rebound after suffering its worst loss of the year

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) staged a solid rebound after suffering its worst loss of the year

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) staged a solid rebound after suffering its worst loss of the year The stock market today staged a solid rebound after suffering its worst loss of the year on Monday. Apple, Microsoft and Disney boosted the Dow Jones industrials. The Nasdaq composite rallied 1.4%, the S&P 500 rose 1.3% and the Dow […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) is bringing back free Supercharging on its high-end Model S and Model X

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) is bringing back free Supercharging on its high-end Model S and Model X

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) is bringing back free Supercharging on its high-end Model S and Model X Tesla announced Saturday it is bringing back free Supercharging on its high-end Model S and Model X. We’ve heard that before. What makes this time different is that the company isn’t just offering the incentive on a few cars […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) stock is cheaply valued

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) stock is cheaply valued

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) stock is cheaply valued Twitter (TWTR) makes for a strong investment case. Typically, I recommend investors not to get too involved with the narrative the company puts out, but instead to zealously focus on its free cash flow potential. Having said that, Twitter has enough of the two to make for a […]

Alphabet shares were unmoved by President Donald Trump’s latest attack the Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) parent Tuesday after his accused the company of “very illegal” activity during the 2016 Presidential election

Alphabet shares were unmoved by President Donald Trump’s latest attack the Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) parent Tuesday after his accused the company of “very illegal” activity during the 2016 Presidential election

Alphabet shares were unmoved by President Donald Trump’s latest attack the Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) parent Tuesday after his accused the company of “very illegal” activity during the 2016 Presidential election Alphabet shares were unmoved by President Donald Trump’s latest attack the Google parent Tuesday after his accused the company of “very illegal” activity during the […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) set to snap six-day losing streak

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) set to snap six-day losing streak

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) set to snap six-day losing streak U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday as China stepped in to stabilize the yuan, soothing concerns that currencies would be the latest weapon in the long-drawn trade war, a day after Wall Street suffered their sharpest one-day percentage drops of the year. China’s overnight intervention came after […]

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

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

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Up, USD Off, Crude Oil Steady, Stocks Higher Headlines US-China trade dispute remains in focus Crude Oil prices steady Spot gold may test psyche resistance at $1,500 oz Calm returns to stock markets as RMB Yuan steadies Gold: Gold prices +1% Wednesday as investors to seek refuge […]

Uncertainty is Good for Gold

Uncertainty is Good for Gold

$XAU, $XAG, $GLD, $GDX, $GOLD, $NEW, $FNV, $AEM, $AU, $RGLD, $KGC, $GFI, $GDX, $GDXJ Investors buy gold for several reasons, but the Key 1 is geopolitical uncertainty, it is a powerful force when it comes to gold demand. With China devaluing its RMB Yuan and halting purchases of US agricultural products in response to President Trump’s additional […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$BIDU, $BX, $RACE, $IBM, $MDWD, $TGT, $XPO 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 stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Tuesday, as follows: Baidu Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) was started with a […]

The Fed is Under Pressure to Ease Further

The Fed is Under Pressure to Ease Further

$SPY Last week, Federal Reserve Chairman Powell cut U.S. interest rates calling the move an insurance policy against the effects of “simmering” trade tensions, may need to buy more coverage after the United States late Monday designated China a currency manipulator. The move by US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin starts a formal process to address […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) analyst forecasts appear to be pessimistic

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) analyst forecasts appear to be pessimistic

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) analyst forecasts appear to be pessimistic After Alibaba Group Holding Limited’s (NYSE:BABA) recent earnings announcement in March 2019, analyst forecasts appear to be pessimistic, with earnings expected to decline by 7.0% in the upcoming year compared with the past 5-year average growth rate of 17%. Presently, with latest-twelve-month earnings at […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) decline on global equity selloff

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) decline on global equity selloff

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) decline on global equity selloff The joy ride for internet stocks took a temporary detour on Monday. Shares of industry stalwarts Facebook Inc. FB, -3.86%, Alphabet Inc.’s GOOGL, -3.47% GOOG, -3.49% Google, Snap Inc. SNAP, -3.35%, and others tumbled after China allowed its yuan currency to fall to a more-than-10-year low versus […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) a dramatic escalation of the trade war between the United States and China sparked a worldwide sell-off

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) a dramatic escalation of the trade war between the United States and China sparked a worldwide sell-off

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) a dramatic escalation of the trade war between the United States and China sparked a worldwide sell-off A dramatic escalation of the trade war between the United States and China sparked a worldwide sell-off in markets on Monday. The Dow closed down 767 points, and the Nasdaq Composite — a proxy for the technology […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors reprice the risk to the economy from the trade war

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors reprice the risk to the economy from the trade war

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors reprice the risk to the economy from the trade war Sharper losses could be in store for Wall Street. The S&P 500’s 3.2 percent slump on Monday in reaction to an escalating U.S.-China trade war has added to fears that a prolonged market correction could already have started. Many investors define […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) is stepping up its efforts to detect and prevent fraud within its ranks

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) is stepping up its efforts to detect and prevent fraud within its ranks

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) is stepping up its efforts to detect and prevent fraud within its ranks Tesla is stepping up its efforts to detect and prevent fraud and waste within its ranks, according to a job listing posted to its own careers page on July 19th, and syndicated to LinkedIn about a week ago. According to the […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) was down more than $50 at one point in afternoon trading

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) was down more than $50 at one point in afternoon trading

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) was down more than $50 at one point in afternoon trading A massive selloff on Wall Street did not spare San Francisco Bay Area firms on Monday as major tech giants saw their stocks tumble. The downturn comes after China let its currency sink to the lowest level in more than a […]

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

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

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Firm, USD Off, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Lower Headlines Crude Oil climbs on Short-covering, Us-China trade disputes caps gain Global Stock ‘rout’ deepens US labels China a currency manipulator paving the way for more sanctions Yuan off lows, JPY slumps as China struggles over currency policy Gold […]

The Risk of Banking with Facebook

The Risk of Banking with Facebook

Global privacy regulators joined forces Tuesday to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users’ financial data when it launches its planned cryptocurrency, Libra. The watchdogs from Australia, the US, EU, Britain, Canada and other countries issued an open letter calling on Facebook to respond to more than a dozen concerns over how […]

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Celebrates the 1st 100 Years of Zagato

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Celebrates the 1st 100 Years of Zagato

The 2019 Pebble Beach Concours will Showcase the Innovative Style that Makes Zagato an Italian Icon One hundred years ago, in 1919, Ugo Zagato founded the coachbuilding company that continues to this day in his name — Carrozzeria Zagato. It also continues to be owned and operated by the Zagato family, and is thriving, making […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is Not Like Any Other Automaker

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is Not Like Any Other Automaker

$RACE Société Générale analyst Stephen Reitman upgraded shares of iconic Italian Supercar maker Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Buy from Hold and increased his price target by almost 30% to 183/share. Ferrari is not like other auto makers. It behaves more like a luxury-goods stock, trading for 35X estimated Y 2020 earnings, far better than the 9.7X […]

President Trump Tweets, “China is a Currency Manipulator” and Stocks Dipped

President Trump Tweets, “China is a Currency Manipulator” and Stocks Dipped

$XAU, $GLD, $USD, $CHN Monday, President Trump Tweeted “China dropped the price of their currency to an almost a historic low. It is called “currency manipulation.” Are you listening Federal Reserve? This is a major violation which will greatly weaken China over time!” For equity investors all this does not augur well as uncertainty because of […]

Investment Strategy: Buy US Stocks on the Dip

Investment Strategy: Buy US Stocks on the Dip

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FlASH: The implied likelihood for a 50-bpts rate cut at the September FOMC meeting climbed to 23.5% Vs 1.5%. Friday, according to the CME FedWatch Tool. Expectations for the Fed to step up its easing efforts amid increased risks to the economic outlook expounded the flight-to-safety in gold and US […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Last week the market was in consolidation mode and tested the 50-Day MA’s and bounced and… Employment report showed solid jobs growth in July Major averages found buying support at 50-Day MAs INDUSTRY WATCH Strong: Real Estate, Utilities, Consumer Staples Weak: Information Technology, Energy, Materials The CBOE Volatility Index has […]

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

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

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Up, USD Off, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Lower Headlines Asia stocks hit 6-month low as investors flee to safety Futures are now pricing in deeper interest rate cuts than before last week’s Fed meeting. The terminal US rate is seen at 1.22%, 93 bpts below the current […]

Growth in Gold Discoveries Driven by Older Mining Deposits

Growth in Gold Discoveries Driven by Older Mining Deposits

$GLD, $XAU, $GOLD A major annual analysis of major gold discoveries yielded 278 deposits containing 2.16-B oz of gold discovered over the Y’s 1990-2018 frame, an increase from the 1.94-B oz in 263 deposits in the Y 2018 analysis. The discovery list increased by 15 deposits and 215.1-M oz of gold is heartening, by far […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Seb on the Podium at Hungarian GP

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Seb on the Podium at Hungarian GP

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) picked up its 11th podium of the season thanks to a 33rd place finish for Sebastian Vettel in Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix, held at the Hungaroring. Charles Leclerc came 4th right behind his team-mate. Start. The 2 SF90s got away cleanly when the lights went out and, on the short uphill straight prior […]

Box Office: ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ RevsUp to $181-M Globally

Box Office: ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ RevsUp to $181-M Globally

$CMCSA, $DIS, $LGF, $SNE, The ‘Fast & Furious’ spinoff won the weekend box office race but came in on the slow end of domestic expectations. Universal’s Hobbs & Shaw revved to the Top of the NA box office chart with $60.8-M from 4,253 theaters, and $120-M overseas for a worldwide launch of $180.8-M The spinoff teams Dwayne Johnson […]

Apple After iPhone

Apple After iPhone

With its latest financial results, Apple is showing it can move beyond the iPhone with gadgets and services that can help the California tech giant weather the slumping smartphone market. In the just-ended quarter, Apple took in less than half its revenue from the iPhone, the longtime cash and profit driver for the company, representing […]

F1: Hungarian GP; Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 3rd & 5th on the Grid

F1: Hungarian GP; Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 3rd & 5th on the Grid

$RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) drivers will start the 34th Hungarian Grand Prix from the 2nd and 3rd rows of the grid, when the race gets underway at 15.10 CET Sunday. Charles Leclerc was 4th fastest in 1’15”043 and Sebastian Vettel was 5th with a lap that was just 28 thousandths of a sec slower than his […]

Fed Rate Cut is a Step in the Right Direction

Fed Rate Cut is a Step in the Right Direction

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Employment report showed solid jobs growth in July Major averages found buying support at 50-Day MAs INDUSTRY WATCH Strong: Real Estate, Utilities, Consumer Staples Weak: Information Technology, Energy, Materials The CBOE Volatility Index has come down from prior levels. Currently, the VIX is up 0.7 pts, or 4.4%, to 18.61. […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$ALL, $ATUS, $AMAG, $CLH, $CII, $DXCM, $LRCX 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 stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Friday, as follows: Allstate Corp. (NYSE:ALL) was reiterated as Strong […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) 1-H Y 2019 Results Confirm Guidence with Improved Free Cash Flow

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) 1-H Y 2019 Results Confirm Guidence with Improved Free Cash Flow

$RACE H1 2019 RESULTS CONFIRM 2019 GUIDANCE WITH IMPROVED CASH FLOW.UNVEILING OF 1ST HYBRID SERIES-PRODUCTION SUPERCAR, SF90 STRADALE Total shipments of 2,671 units, up +8.4% Net revenues of Euro 984 million, up +8.6% or +6.8% at constant currency([1]) Adj. EBITDA([2]) of Euro 314 million, up +8.7% with an EBITDA margin of 32.0% Adj. diluted EPS(2) of Euro […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) investors should prepare for more volatility

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) investors should prepare for more volatility

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) investors should prepare for more volatility In April, Google parent, Alphabet’s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) stock price was punished when results disappointed investors. Last week, when the company’s results beat analyst expectations, the stock price soared 12%. These are big moves for a company worth $850 billion – but investors should prepare for more […]

FTC is examining Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) acquisitions

FTC is examining Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) acquisitions

FTC is examining Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) acquisitions Shares of Facebook Inc. FB, -0.77% took a dive in afternoon trading Thursday, after The Wall Street Journal reported that the Federal Trade Commission’s antitrust probe of the social media company was looking into acquisitions. The stock was up as much as 2.2% earlier in the session, the […]

After Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) recent earnings report, many investors may be left with more questions than answers

After Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) recent earnings report, many investors may be left with more questions than answers

After Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) recent earnings report, many investors may be left with more questions than answers When Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)  released worse-than-expected Q2 2019 earnings on July 24, many investors possibly ended up with more questions than answers on what to expect from Tesla stock for the rest of the year. Before the earnings, TSLA  stock closed at $264.88. The next […]

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

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

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Mixed, USD Steady, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Lower Headlines President Trump’s new tariffs may set stage for more Fed rate cuts President Trump says it is up to China to deal with Hong Kong’s riots Crude Oil prices regain ground after overnight dive Gold will see a […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Binotto Optimistic for the Rest of the Season

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Binotto Optimistic for the Rest of the Season

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is winless in Y 2019, but Team Principal Mattia Binotto is focused on the positives after a German Grand Prix that began with disaster and ended in a celebration. After both Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc were out of Qualifying runs with mechanical issues, it looked like another grim weekend for Ferrari […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Q-2 Y 2019 Earnings Preview

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Q-2 Y 2019 Earnings Preview

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is scheduled to announce Q-2 earnings results on Friday, 2 August before market open. The consensus EPS Estimate is €0.94 (+11.9% Y-Y) and the consensus Revenue Estimate is €962.73 (+6.2% Y-Y). Over the last 3 months, EPS estimates have seen 4 upward revisions and 0 downward. Revenue estimates have seen 4 upward revisions and 3 downward. The […]

President Trump to Inflict Economic Pain on China Until a Suitable Trade Deal is Made

President Trump to Inflict Economic Pain on China Until a Suitable Trade Deal is Made

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Thursday, President Trump said he may raise US tariffs on Chinese goods beyond 25% if trade negotiations with Beijing remain stalled. President Trump told reporters that the new 10% tariff he announced Thursday for $300-B in Chinese imports beginning 1 September will be imposed for a short term and could […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AAPL, $BP, $EA, $ENPH, $GILD, $IIA, $NEO, $PG, $SCI 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 stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Thursday, as follows: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): Monness Crespi […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) bulls and bears took an interesting turn after Tesla’s 2Q earnings last week

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) bulls and bears took an interesting turn after Tesla’s 2Q earnings last week

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) bulls and bears took an interesting turn after Tesla’s 2Q earnings last week The long-fought battle between Tesla (TSLA) bulls and bears took an interesting turn after Tesla’s 2Q earnings last week. Tesla missed big on its gross margins and reiterated its prior forecast for its 2019 delivery numbers. The numbers were […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors disappointed that the Federal Reserve cut interest rates

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors disappointed that the Federal Reserve cut interest rates

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) investors disappointed that the Federal Reserve cut interest rates U.S. stocks closed sharply lower Wednesday with investors disappointed that the Federal Reserve cut interest rates in order to cushion the economy from the effects of President Trump’s trade war with China, but refrained from suggesting further rate cuts were on the way. The Dow […]

FTC admitted taking a higher settlement figure from Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) in exchange for declining to depose Mark Zuckerberg

FTC admitted taking a higher settlement figure from Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB)  in exchange for declining to depose Mark Zuckerberg

FTC admitted taking a higher settlement figure from Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) in exchange for declining to depose Mark Zuckerberg Facebook paid—I would call it, bribed—the Federal Trade Commission $5 billion to protect Mark Zuckerberg from personal liability in violating the privacy of millions of users. I didn’t conjure that up. That was the clear statement […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) market’s breadth remains positive

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) market’s breadth remains positive

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) market’s breadth remains positive The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.23% sank to a triple-digit loss in afternoon trading Wednesday, after the Federal Reserve’s decision to cut its target on overnight interest rates, but the stock market’s breadth remained positive, helped by strength in small-capitalization stocks. The number of advancing […]

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

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

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Dipped, USD Up, Crude Oil Off, Stocks Lower Headlines USD up as lengthy Fed easing uncertain and BREXIT pains deepens. Crude Oil slips 1% after Fed disappoints, US Crude Oil output rises. Gold dipped to 2-wk lows on Fed uncertainty about more rate cuts. Asian shares fall, […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) The Aristocrat of the Automotive Sector Reports Earnings Early Friday

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) The Aristocrat of the Automotive Sector Reports Earnings Early Friday

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) has a history of strong earnings beats and the stock has blown away the competition. Now, investors are now looking for another successful Quarterly report from Ferrari that is due out before the market opens Friday, 2 August. The stock is +9.4% YTD. Ferrari is The Aristocrat, most respected and storied auto […]

American’s Love Burgers, Here are the Best and the Worst from the Fast Food Chains

American’s Love Burgers, Here are the Best and the Worst from the Fast Food Chains

$JACK, $WEN, $QSR, $MCD FLASH: Of the 14 burger chains, Jack in the Box (JACK), Wendy’s (WEN), Carl’s Jr., Burger King (QSR) and McDonald’s (MCD) were ranked the least favorite among customers, with McDonald’s in last place. Burgers are one of America’s favorite foods, but there’s one clear winner among American burger chains, according to […]

Fed Cuts Rates, Signals It “May” Not Need to Do More

Fed Cuts Rates, Signals It “May” Not Need to Do More

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The FOMC cut interest rates as widely expected Wednesday, but Chairman Powell said he did not view the move as the start of a lengthy series of rate cuts. Fed Chairman Powell cited global weakness, trade tensions and a desire to boost too-low inflation in explaining the central bank’s decision […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$DVN, $HLIT, $HYRE, $KMI, $ONDK, $OMF, $PFE, $RMBL 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 stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Wednesday, as follows: Devon Energy Corp. (NYSE:DVN) was started […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) just logged its best one-day gain in four years

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) just logged its best one-day gain in four years

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) just logged its best one-day gain in four years Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL, NASDAQ:GOOG), parent of search engine giant Google, may be getting a bit long in the tooth and have lost a step since its earlier days. The fact that Google stock just logged its best one-day gain in four years, however, makes it […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Investors impressed by the social network’s strong growth in revenue and users

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Investors impressed by the social network’s strong growth in revenue and users

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Investors impressed by the social network’s strong growth in revenue and users Shares of Twitter (NYSE: TWTR ) soared last week , following its second-quarter update. Investors were impressed by the social network’s strong growth in revenue and users. Daily active user growth was particularly impressive, as the key user metric saw a 14% year-over-year increase — an […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock is plagued by uncertainty about its ability to turn a profit

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock is plagued by uncertainty about its ability to turn a profit

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock is plagued by uncertainty about its ability to turn a profit Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) investors have endured a bumpy ride over the past few years as the stock rose and fell at the drop of a hat. On one hand, TSLA stock benefited from optimism regarding the public’s growing interest in electric vehicles […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel ‘Vindicated at Hockenheim”

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel ‘Vindicated at Hockenheim”

$RACE Sunday, Sebastian Vettel had lots to celebrate on the Hockenheim podium. After problems in qualifying meant he had to start last grid, then he raced his way all the way up to 2nd place, with a great climb up the order that had his home fans in the Motodrom on their feet, roaring him […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Reports Next Week

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Reports Next Week

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is expected to deliver a Y-Y increase in earnings on lower revenues when it report s results for Q-2. This widely thought consensus outlook gives a good sense of the company’s earnings picture, but how the actual results compare to these estimates is a powerful factor that could impact its near-term stock price. […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$BUD, $AAPL, $CMG, $KO, $DELL, $EARN, $GILD 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 stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Tuesday, as follows: Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A./NV (NYSE:BUD) was raised to […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) notches meager gains

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) notches meager gains

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) notches meager gains Stock indexes finished mixed on Monday, with declines in the financials and communication-discretionary sector preventing the S&P 500 and Nasdaq from scoring fresh record closes. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.11% closed 28.90 points, or 0.1%, higher at 27,221, the S&P 500 index SPX, -0.16% finished […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) One-Day Shipping Is Already Having a Big Impact

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) One-Day Shipping Is Already Having a Big Impact

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) One-Day Shipping Is Already Having a Big Impact Back in April, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) CFO Brian Olsavsky announced the company’s plans to shift its Prime shipping program from two-day shipping to one-day shipping. By the start of June, Amazon could ensure one-day delivery on 10 million items nationwide. At the time, Olsavsky warned the company was investing an […]

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) $104 target price

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) $104 target price

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) $104 target price Shares of PayPal Holdings Inc. PYPL, -3.50% are down 1.5% in premarket trading Monday after Guggenheim’s Jeff Cantwell downgraded the stock to sell from neutral, setting a $104 target price. “We believe shares of PayPal will begin underperforming as investors increasingly contemplate 2020,” he wrote. “We see meaningful […]

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) preparing to cut hundreds of jobs

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) preparing to cut hundreds of jobs

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) preparing to cut hundreds of jobs Citigroup Inc. is preparing to cut hundreds of jobs in its trading division — stark new evidence that an industrywide slump in revenue this year may be more permanent than the tweets and policy moves rattling clients. The New York-based bank plans to slash jobs across its […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) trading above the volatile price range of $36.02 to $38.73

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) trading above the volatile price range of $36.02 to $38.73

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) trading above the volatile price range of $36.02 to $38.73 Twitter, Inc. TWTR was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise nearly 9% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This breaks the recent […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) maintaining its lead in the e-commerce market

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) maintaining its lead in the e-commerce market

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) maintaining its lead in the e-commerce market Alibaba’s marketplaces currently control 55.9% of China’s e-commerce market, according to eMarketer. Its closest rival, JD.com (NASDAQ: JD), claims a 16.7% slice. Alibaba maintains that lead with four major marketplaces: its consumer-to-consumer platform Taobao, its business-to-consumer platform Tmall, its business-to-business platform Alibaba.com, and its overseas platform […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) energy storage segment is growing rapidly

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) energy storage segment is growing rapidly

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) energy storage segment is growing rapidly Tesla’s energy storage segment is growing rapidly. In Q2, it deployed 415 megawatt-hours of energy storage capacity, up 81% year over year. In addition, management said its residential energy storage solution, called a Powerwall, is now installed at over 50,000 different locations. Zooming out beyond a single […]

The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) 737 Max project flawed

The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) 737 Max project flawed

The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) 737 Max project flawed One of the engineers who helped design the aircraft involved in two fatal crashes has told the BBC: “My family won’t fly on a 737 Max.” Adam Dickson worked at Boeing for more than 30 years and led a team of engineers working on the 737 Max. He told the Panorama programme that production […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) retreats from record ahead of Fed meeting

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) retreats from record ahead of Fed meeting

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) retreats from record ahead of Fed meeting Stocks finished mixed Monday, with declines in financials and communication-discretionary sectors preventing the S&P 500 and Nasdaq from scoring fresh record closes. How did major benchmarks fare? The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.11% gained 28.90 points, 0.1%, at 27,221.35, while the S&P 500 index […]

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has acquired BlueTalon

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has acquired BlueTalon

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has acquired BlueTalon Microsoft said Monday that it has acquired BlueTalon, a start-up whose software can prevent people from accessing certain high-value data that companies keep. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. Over time, the acquisition could help Microsoft’s campaign to get companies feeling more comfortable with the idea of keeping sensitive data in […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) says in the risk factors section of its latest quarterly report that it can’t guarantee Libra “will be made available in a timely manner, or at all

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) says in the risk factors section of its latest quarterly report that it can’t guarantee Libra “will be made available in a timely manner, or at all

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) says in the risk factors section of its latest quarterly report that it can’t guarantee Libra “will be made available in a timely manner, or at all Facebook reminded investors in its latest quarterly report that while it expects to launch its Libra digital currency in 2020, a number of factors could keep that from happening. In […]

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

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

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Down, USD Up, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Higher Headlines Asia stocks gain ahead of Fed, GBP pressured by BREXIT uncertainty, Crude Oil prices rise on expectations Fed will cut rates, Gold slips as USD climbs. Gold: Gold prices dipped Tuesday as USD rose to 2-month highs, while […]

F1: Vettel to Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)Fans, “Our day will come.”

F1: Vettel to Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)Fans, “Our day will come.”

$RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) lead shoe, Sebastian Vettel, is confident his thrilling drive from last to 2nd position at the German Grand Prix can help trigger a turnaround in Ferrari’s season. Ferrari had looked set for another disappointment Saturday when Mr. Vettel’s turbo saw some trouble ahead of Qualifying. But Mr. Vettel was a Star performer in Sunday’s Wet & […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AMZN, $BAC, $C, $CMCSA, $GS, $HAS, $SBUX, $WWE 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 stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Monday, as follows: Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN): Analysts reiterated AMZN […]

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) posted another strong quarter

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) posted another strong quarter

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) posted another strong quarter A year ago, the outlook for Starbucks Corp. seemed as flat as a day-old latte. The giant coffee chain’s stock essentially had been dead money for three years running, trading around $52 a share just as it had in mid-2015, as investors saw little to cheer about. Starbucks’ […]

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) new offices will draw on the old while ushering in the new

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) new offices will draw on the old while ushering in the new

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) new offices will draw on the old while ushering in the new For Microsoft to maintain its trillion-dollar valuation, keeping employees happy is crucial. That’s especially true around Seattle, home to Amazon, big Google and Apple operations and a burgeoning start-up scene. With talent in such high demand, Microsoft is in the […]