Amazon Cashes In on HQ

Amazon Cashes In on HQ

As the winners of the biggest corporate prize in decades — the new Amazon headquarters — relished their victory, debate was still raging over the billions of dollars in incentives offered to attract the fast-growing US technology colossus. The new Amazon “HQ2” with an estimated $5 billion investment creating 50,000 new jobs will be split […]

Warren Buffett Putting Cash to Work

Warren Buffett Putting Cash to Work

Warren Buffett Putting Cash to Work $BRK.A, $BRK.B, $JPM, $ORCL, $TRV, $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A & BRK.B) Wednesday said it had taken stakes in JPMorgan Chase & Co., Oracle Corp. and Travelers Cos., as the conglomerate puts some of its sidelined cash to work. As of 30 September Berkshire […]

Box Office: ‘The Grinch’ Wins With $66-M; ‘Girl in the Spider’s Web’ DOA

Box Office: ‘The Grinch’ Wins With $66-M; ‘Girl in the Spider’s Web’ DOA

Box Office: ‘The Grinch’ Wins With $66-M; ‘Girl in the Spider’s Web’ DOA $CMCSA, $SNE, $FOX, $AMZN, $NFLX Christmas came early for Illumination and Universal, a unit of Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) as The Grinch, the 2nd big-screen adaptation of the classic Dr. Seuss holiday tale opened to $66-M from 4,414 North American theaters. Voiced this time out […]

Investors Focused on Retail Sales and Wages

Investors Focused on Retail Sales and Wages

Investors Focused on Retail Sales and Wages $WMT, $M, $MCD, $AMZN, $CMG Amidst overall strong Quarterly results, rising labor costs are a growing concern, with more than 12 companies in the S&P 500 mentioning them in conference calls so far this earnings season. Next week, several retailers including Walmart (NYSE:WMT) and Macy’s (NYSE:M) are due […]

A Successful Regulated Market Growing Up Around Cannabis 

A Successful Regulated Market Growing Up Around Cannabis 

A Successful Regulated Market Growing Up Around Cannabis $AMZN, $TAP, $NKE, $TLRY, $CGC, $STZ Michigan’s vote Tuesday to become the 10th US state where the recreational use of cannabis is legal is adding more momentum to a trend that some investors say is inevitable: that marijuana will become legal nationwide within the next 5 years. […]

Japan Joins the Global Shakedown of US Tech Giants

Japan Joins the Global Shakedown of US Tech Giants

Japan Joins the Global Shakedown of US Tech Giants Japan’s anti-trust authorities will probe whether tech giants such as Google and Amazon are using their market-leader positions to exploit contractors or obstruct competition, the country’s fair trade chief said Thursday. In an interview with the Mainichi Shimbun newspaper, the head of Japan’s Fair Trade Commission […]

Bitcoin Meets Amazon in a Blockchain Revolution Called Infireum

Bitcoin Meets Amazon in a Blockchain Revolution Called Infireum

Bitcoin Meets Amazon in a Blockchain Revolution Called Infireum This is not your typical Cryptocurrency, not even close, Infireum is already listed and trading, there was NO ICO, no capital raise, the entire project was internally funded without debt to produce a legitimate solid currency. Infireum is pegged to a basket of crypto and Asian […]

Box Office: ‘Halloween’ Scares Up $32-M at the Weekend

Box Office: ‘Halloween’ Scares Up $32-M at the Weekend

Box Office: ‘Halloween’ Scares Up $32-M at the Weekend $CMCSA, $TWX,$IMAX, $SNE, $FOX, $AMZN Domestic October box-office revenue hits a record $790-M Thanks to Venom, A Star Is Born and now Halloween, domestic box office revenue has marked a record for the month, or $790-M, above the prior best set in Y 2014 at $757-M.A sequel to the classic […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports $AMZN, $CIEN, $DXCM, $EBAY, $HD, $LII, $LOW, $NXPI, $RH 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 for Wednesday, […]

S&P 500 Looks Undervalued in Here

S&P 500 Looks Undervalued in Here

S&P 500 Looks Undervalued in Here $SPY According to FactSet, the 5-year average for the forward 12-month P/E multiple for the S&P 500 is 16.3.  Today, the forward 12-month P/E multiple is 15.9 Vs 16.8 at the start of Q-4. On the surface, the S&P 500 appears to be undervalued. Why, then, hasn’t there been […]

Box Office: ‘Halloween’ Scares Up  $77.5-M to Top the List

Box Office: ‘Halloween’ Scares Up  $77.5-M to Top the List

Box Office: ‘Halloween’ Scares Up  $77.5-M to Top the List $CMCSA, $TWX, $SNE, $FOX, $AMZN Halloween marks the 2nd-best debut of all time for an R-rated horror film, as well as the 2nd biggest ever for the month of October. Trick or Treat took on a new meaning at the weekend box office, where Blumhouse […]

Box Office: ‘Star Is Born,’ ‘Venom’ Out Pace ‘First Man’ Weak Open at $16.5-M

Box Office: ‘Star Is Born,’ ‘Venom’ Out Pace ‘First Man’ Weak Open at $16.5-M

Box Office: ‘Star Is Born,’ ‘Venom’ Out Pace ‘First Man’ Weak Open at $16.5-M $USMCA, $SNE, $TWX, $FOX, $AMZN, $NFLX ‘Venom’ Top’d the chart in its second outing with $35.7-M, while ‘A Star Is Born’ pulls in another $28-M. Universal’s, a unit of Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) critically acclaimed astronaut drama First Man sputtered in its box-office open, grossing […]

US Job Market ‘Best in a Generation’

US Job Market ‘Best in a Generation’

US Job Market ‘Best in a Generation’ For a at least 10 years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers touched off a global financial crisis, there was good reason to believe the US economy remained broken, from skepticism about the health of the labor market to the slow economic growth and the record low rate […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports $ALDX, $AMZN, $AAPL, $STZ, $EURN, $MA, $PYPL, $SQ, $V 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 for Friday, […]

Box Office: ‘House With a Clock in Its Walls’ Rings $27-M; ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ DOA

Box Office: ‘House With a Clock in Its Walls’ Rings $27-M; ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ DOA

Box Office: ‘House With a Clock in Its Walls’ Rings $27-M; ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ DOA $SNE, $AMZN, $LGF., $TWX  Dan Fogelman’s ‘Life Itself’ and ‘Assassination Nation’ DOA too! ‘Colette’ and ‘The Sisters Brothers’ win at the specialty box office. At the weekend 3 high-profile fall festival films opening nationwide came DOA the weekend box office: Michael Moore’s […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports $AKAM, $AMZN, $AEP, $ANTM, $STZ, $FL, $HL, $NBIX, $NKE, $OSTK, $UNH 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 […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports $AMZN, $ANTM, $AAPL, $BIO, $BP, $CSX, $DRI, $HUM, $MDLZ 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 for Thursday, […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports $AMD, $GOOGL, $AMZN, $APC, $DNV, $DG, $RACE, $GG 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 for Thursday, as […]

Morning Briefing: Special Report on Strong US Retail

Morning Briefing: Special Report on Strong US Retail

Morning Briefing: Special Report on Strong US Retail $WMT, $COST, $AMZN, $LOW, $URBN, $DG, $HD, $DLTR, $JWN On the world markets: World stocks rose Friday as news of plans for US-China trade talks stoked positive sentiment over their tariff dust up, DJIA finished comfortably above Key resistance at 25,500  expect a pause to refresh and the […]

Americans are Shopping, Retail Sales Up Sharply in July

Americans are Shopping, Retail Sales Up Sharply in July

Americans are Shopping, Retail Sales Up Sharply in July $M, $WMT, $COST, $AMZN Americans shopped at a healthy pace in July, buying more cars, clothes and appliances, evidence that confident consumers are helping drive strong economic growth. The US Commerce Department says retail sales rose at a 0.5% annual rate in July, after a 0.2% […]

The Race is On to Join the ‘Trillion Dollar Club’

The Race is On to Join the ‘Trillion Dollar Club’

The Race is On to Join the ‘Trillion Dollar Club’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Amazon, Microsoft and Alphabet are in the race to become the 2nd publicly-listed US company to reach a $1-T stock market value after Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) became the 1st to race to the Big T milestone. Wall Street’s optimism about last […]

Box Office: ‘Equalizer 2’ takes the Weekend with $35.8-M

Box Office: ‘Equalizer 2’ takes the Weekend with $35.8-M

Box Office: ‘Equalizer 2’ takes the Weekend with $35.8-M $SNE, $DIS, $CMCSA, $AMZN Denzel Washington’s R-rated action sequel outgunned the $34.4-M debut of ‘Mamma Mia 2.’ In a Summer box-office upset, Sony’s R-rated The Equalizer 2 came in ahead of expectations to top the star-studded Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again with an estimated $35.8-M launch in North America. […]

Box Office: Hotel Transylvania 3 Tops Skyscraper

Box Office: Hotel Transylvania 3 Tops Skyscraper

Box Office: Hotel Transylvania 3 Tops Skyscraper $SNE, $AMZN, $DIS, $CMCSA ‘Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation’ opened to $44.1-M in the US, Topping out above ‘Skyscraper’ $25.5-M Sony’s (NYSE:SNE) Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation placed #1 in North America with $44.1-M from 4,267 theaters, compared to $25.5-M from 3,782 theaters for Skyscraper.Overseas, Hotel Transylvania 3 likewise beat Skyscraper for the weekend with […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $AMZN, $AMED, $ALV, $CVS, $ELOX Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Street’s Top analysts outlook for Key issues for Thursday, as […]

Supreme Court: “States Can Tax Amazon Marketplace”

Supreme Court: “States Can Tax Amazon Marketplace”

Supreme Court: “States Can Tax Amazon Marketplace” $AMZN Thursday, the US Supreme Court ruling will now allow states and local governments to pursue sales taxes on more online transactions. The Big Q: How can states collect it? Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) the world’s largest online retailer already takes in sales taxes in all states that charge them […]

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Traded Flat on the Day

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Traded Flat on the Day

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Traded Flat on the Day $BTCUSD,$SQ, $IBM, $MSFT, $AMZN, $ORCL Monday, Bitcoin continued traded near and around $6,500 in a low-volume session. Total 24-hr trading volume was only at about $3.4-B into Monday afternoon, marking a 4th-straight day that volume hasn’t topped $4-B. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at 6,709.9951,+268.18, or +4.16%, as of 5:59a […]

The Future of Retail Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

The Future of Retail Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

The Future of Retail Fits in the Palm of Your Hand $FB, $AAPL, $AMZN, $M, $ETSY, $INTU, $CRM The future of retail is not e-Commerce or 1-channel or pop-up shops or geo-fenced flash sales, the future of retail is palm-sized. As social media consumerism cultivates and nurtures a growing number of cool, in your face […]

NASDAQ Marks Record High Close

NASDAQ Marks Record High Close

NASDAQ Marks Record High Close $QQQ, $AAPL, $MSFT, $AMZN Wall Street’s 3 major indexes rose Monday, led by a rally in tech stocks, pushing the NASDAQ to a record closing high as investors bet on a continuation of strong economic growth. Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares rose to their highest ever on investor bets on its annual […]

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) Passed Disney’s Market Cap for a Moment and Faded

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) Passed Disney’s Market Cap for a Moment and Faded

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) Passed Disney’s Market Cap for a Moment and Faded $NFLX ,$DIS A close over 354/share will make Netflix the World’s #1 Entertainment company by market cap. Thursday, Netflix’s (NASDAQ:NFLX) stock market value hit $153-B passing the Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) making it the world’s top entertainment company (for a moment) underscoring a monumental […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $AMZN, $MDRX, $FTNT, $LYV, $P Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Street’s Top analysts outlook for Key issues for Monday, […]

Big Tech’s FAANGs Leading the Market Higher

Big Tech’s FAANGs Leading the Market Higher

Big Tech’s FAANGs Leading the Market Higher $FB, $AAPL, $AMZN, $NFLX, $GOOG The FAANG stocks have set another record. As earnings season comes to a close, the big technology stocks are making up a bigger piece of the action than ever before. The FAANG block of Facebook Inc.(NASDAQ:FB), Amazon.com Inc.(NASDAQ:AMZN), Apple Inc.(NASDAQ:AAPL), Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $AMZN, $CAT, $XOM, $FB, $HON Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Street’s Top analysts outlook for Key issues for Tuesday, […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $AA, $AMZN, $AAPL, $BBT, $CE Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Street’s Top analysts outlook for Key issues for Monday, […]

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Not an ‘Attractive’ Partner for the Pentagon

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Not an ‘Attractive’ Partner for the Pentagon

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Not an ‘Attractive’ Partner for the Pentagon $GOOG, $AMZN, $MSFT, $ORCL Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) is competing with several tech giants for a $10-B Pentagon program that will move the military’s data onto the cloud, but wary and ambivalent company employees could scuttle the company’s bid US Defense Secretary James Mattis met last August with […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $GOOGL, $AMZN, $AAPL, $BHP, $C Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Street’s Top analysts outlook for Key issues for Thursday, […]

‘Killing Deep State’ Now on NY-T’s Bestseller List

‘Killing Deep State’ Now on NY-T’s Bestseller List

‘Killing Deep State’ Now on NY-T’s Bestseller List $AMZN, $BKS, $NYT, $NLSN Thursday, the New York Times (NYSE:NYT) has finally acknowledged what the book world has known for weeks: conservative author Jerome Corsi’s widely-acclaimed “Killing the Deep State: The Fight to Save President Trump” is a bonafide bestseller. Under mounting pressure, the paper agreed to list the […]

President Trump Not Targeting Bezos Over WP Ownership

President Trump Not Targeting Bezos Over WP Ownership

President Trump Not Targeting Bezos Over WP Ownership $AMZN President Trump believes that Amazon is unfair to America’s retailers US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Donald Trump’s attacks on Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) have nothing to do with critical coverage of the White House by the Washington Post, owned by Amazon’s CEO, Jeff Bezos. Secretary Mnuchin […]

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Bans Ad for Pro-Trump Book

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Bans Ad for Pro-Trump Book

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Bans Ad for Pro-Trump Book $AMZN, $NYT Advertising for ‘Killing the Deep State” the best political book YTD is banned on Amazon. Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is refusing to accept advertising for a pro-Trump bestselling book because it carries a picture of the President on its cover. The e-Commerce giant of Jeff Bezos, who also […]

Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) Online Retail Gunship is Destroying the Shopping Experience

Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) Online Retail Gunship is Destroying the Shopping Experience

Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) Online Retail Gunship is Destroying the Shopping Experience $AMZN Empty space in regional shopping malls has risen to a 6-year high in Q-1 of Y 2018, as the retail apocalypse expands. The vacancy rate in big US malls increased to 8.4% in Q-1, up from 8.3% in Q-4 of Y 2017, and the […]

Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) Shares Hammered

Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) Shares Hammered

Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) Shares Hammered $AMZN Shares of Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) fell 6% Monday wiping out another $45-B in market capitalization after US President Donald Trump again attacked the online retail giant over the pricing of its deliveries through the United States Postal Service and promised unspecified changes. “Only fools, or worse, are saying that our money […]

Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) Jeff Bezos is an Unregistered Lobbyist

Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) Jeff Bezos is an Unregistered Lobbyist

Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) Jeff Bezos is an Unregistered Lobbyist $AMZN Saturday, US President Donald Trump Tweeted a claim that the “Fake Washington Post” serves as a lobbyist for Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), and should be made to register like other lobbyists must do. Further, he called on the online retail giant to “pay real costs (and taxes) now.” […]

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Has 10X the Data on American’s than Facebook

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Has 10X the Data on American’s than Facebook

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Has 10X the Data on American’s than Facebook $AMZN, $FB, $ORCL, $GOOGL Amazon has 10X the data on American consumers and owns the Washington Post a left wing political newspaper, always critical of President Trump and his administration. Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) disengaged with Washington’s biggest lobbying firm and brought on new advisers following […]

Trump Vs Bezos: Bet on Trump!

Trump Vs Bezos: Bet on Trump!

Trump Vs Bezos: Bet on Trump! $AMZN US President Donald Trump cast’d dark clouds on Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) with an early morning Tweet Thursday. The message was clear, Amazon.com is destroying America’s small businesses… People have asked me what can President Trump against the online retail giant?  The Big A: Lots! He could push for probes of consumer protection, […]

‘Killing the Deep State’ Featured at Bookstores Everywhere

‘Killing the Deep State’ Featured at Bookstores Everywhere

‘Killing the Deep State’ Featured at Bookstores Everywhere $AMZN The Barnes & Noble flagship store at Union Square in New York City is featuring best-selling author Jerome Corsi’s new book “Killing the Deep State” on the front table of the store. Author Corsi has written several NY-T’s best-sellers including “Unfit for Command” and “Obama Nation.” “Killing […]

Box Office: ‘Black Panther’ Holds Top Spot With $41-M

Box Office: ‘Black Panther’ Holds Top Spot With $41-M

Box Office: ‘Black Panther’ Holds Top Spot With $41-M $DIS, $AMZN, $TWX Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Shape of Water’ enjoys a post-Oscars revival. Ava DuVernay’s A Wrinkle in Time could not top Black Panther, as it opened to a soft $33.3-M from 3,980 theaters in North America over the weekend. Both Black Panther and A Wrinkle in Time have been lauded for their diversity. […]

Bitcoin: The Bulls Vs The Bears

Bitcoin: The Bulls Vs The Bears

Bitcoin: The Bulls Vs The Bears $BTCUSD Daily Bitcoin is in the headlines, positive sentiment is intact, and the price is in an uptrend after its recent correction. Currently Bitcoin is trading at: 11,324.9951, +29.9902, or +0.27%, at the close: 12:39p GMT Consider that 59% of last year’s ICO’s have failed or are failing, encouraging some triumphant “I […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $GOOGL, $AMZN, $AAPL, $BA, $CMG Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Street’s Top analysts outlook for Key issues for Monday, […]

US Stocks Retreat in Healthy Pullback

US Stocks Retreat in Healthy Pullback

US Stocks Retreat in Healthy Pullback $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Friday, the DJIA suffered its deepest 1 day decliner in almost 2.5 years as stocks pulled back on profit taking, some disappointing earnings from big caps and concerns about higher interest rates ahead. Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL), Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM), and Chevron (NYSE:CVX) fell following earnings, while Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) rallies to a new all-time […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $GOOGL, $AMZN, $GD, $GE Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Street’s Top analysts outlook for Key issues for Wednesday, as […]

Blockchain, Bitcoin Ushering in a New Age in Retail Spending

Blockchain, Bitcoin Ushering in a New Age in Retail Spending

Blockchain, Bitcoin Ushering in a New Age in Retail Spending $BTCUSD, $SBUX, $AMZN Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) Chairman Howard Schultz has said in the past that retail was going to witness “a seismic change” in consumer behavior because of technology, most notably the Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) effect and the explosion of e-Commerce. “I think if you look at […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $AMZN, $EAT, $CME, $FB, $FL,$GE Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Street’s Top analysts outlook for Key issues for Friday, […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)Awards Musk $2.6-B for Failing to Make Cars

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)Awards Musk $2.6-B for Failing to Make Cars

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)Awards Musk $2.6-B for Failing to Make Cars $TSLA Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) granted it hypemeister founder a $2.6-B award, the largest-ever of its kind, underscoring the company’s outsize ambitions and how intimately connected its future success is to Elon Musk. If fully vested over the next 10 yrs, stock options would net him as […]

The Agriculture Revolution Is Coming, Food Under the Lights

The Agriculture Revolution Is Coming, Food Under the Lights

The Agriculture Revolution Is Coming, Food Under the Lights $MRK, $F, $CPB, $SLTK, $AMZN, $GOOGL Humans have needs, but we need some things more than others. Back in the 1940’s, American psychologist Abraham Maslow classified human needs into a hierarchy, often shown as a Pyramid. At the foundation are our physiological needs are air, water, […]

The Numbers That Support The Trump Stock Rally

The Numbers That Support The Trump Stock Rally

The Numbers That Support The Trump Stock Rally $SPY, $AMZN, $FB, $GOOGL, $MSFT Pundits and talking heads are suggesting worries of a ‘Blow Off” Top to the record-high stock market because equities are overpriced. But a close look finds that the market’s current value is not extreme. After a series of record-breaking closes for US stocks […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $GOOGL, $AMZN, $ANTM, $AAPL Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Street’s Top analysts outlook for Key issues for Tuesday, as […]

America’s Confident Consumers Post Record Breaking Holiday Spending

America’s Confident Consumers Post Record Breaking Holiday Spending

America’s Confident Consumers Post Record Breaking Holiday Spending $AMZN, $M, $MA, $TGT, $FDX, $UPS The US Holiday shopping season is on track to break sales records on the back of rising consumer confidence presenting an unexpected “boom” for retailers and the delivery companies they rely on. The Christmas Holiday shopping season, a Key period for […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $AMD, $AMZN, $COF, $TWTR Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Street’s Top analysts outlook for Key issues for Tuesday, as […]

Ending Net Neutrality Means Restoring ‘Free and Open’ Internet

Ending Net Neutrality Means Restoring ‘Free and Open’ Internet

Ending Net Neutrality Means Restoring ‘Free and Open’ Internet $FB, $NFLX, $AMZN, $GOOGL Friday, Federal Communication Commission Chairman Ajit Pai defended the vote to end net neutrality, saying critics are getting “everything wrong” about the decision when they say it will ruin the internet. “The free and open internet we had prior to 2015 is the one […]

EU Property Giant Bets $16-B on US Shopping Malls

EU Property Giant Bets $16-B on US Shopping Malls

EU Property Giant Bets $16-B on US Shopping Malls $UNRDY, $WFGPY, $AMZN Europe’s biggest property firm Unibail-Rodamco (OTCMKT:UNRDY) is to buy US and UK mall operator Westfield Corp. (OTCMKT:WFGPY) for $16-B, a defensive move to create a global leader in a sector grappling with the online shopping challenge led by Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN). The transaction gives […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $AMZN, $CJ, $LRCX, $SHAK Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Street’s Top analysts outlook for Key issues for Friday, as […]

Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Fox Bid Gains Momentum

Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Fox Bid Gains Momentum

Disney’s (NYSE:DIS) Fox Bid Gains Momentum $DIA, $FOX, $AMZN, $NFLX Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) is in the lead to acquire much of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.’s (NASDAQ:FOX) media empire. The Murdoch Family, which controls Fox, prefers a deal with Disney because it would rather be paid in Disney than Comcast stock, and expects a potential […]

Box Office: Light Weekend Sees ‘Coco’ at # 1 with $26.1-M

Box Office: Light Weekend Sees ‘Coco’ at # 1 with $26.1-M

Box Office: Light Weekend Sees ‘Coco’ at # 1 with $26.1-M $DIS, $FOX, $AMZN Woody Allen’s Wonder Wheel stars Kate Winslet and Justin Timberlake opened at speciality box office in NY and LA Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Shape of Water’ also faring well in its debut at the specialty box office as awards season heats up. Nothing […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $AMZN, $ABX, $BSX, $CMG, $GAP Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Street’s Top analysts outlook for Key issues for […]

Cyber Monday Online Sales Spike 17% to Record Highs

Cyber Monday Online Sales Spike 17% to Record Highs

Cyber Monday Online Sales Spike 17% to Record Highs Cyber Monday is pacing to become the biggest-ever Internet shopping day in the United States as many more Americans shopping on their phones. Adobe Analytics, a leading collector of e-commerce data, said Cyber Monday is expected to generate $6.6-B in sales, up from $5.6-B a year […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $AMZN, $TGT, $WMT Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Street’s Top analysts outlook for Big Retail for Monday, as […]

US Stock Indexes Post Record Highs, Tech and Energy Outperform

US Stock Indexes Post Record Highs, Tech and Energy Outperform

US Stock Indexes Post Record Highs, Tech and Energy Outperform $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX On this sleepy Friday The Trump Rally extended, as stocks set more records in post-Holiday trading as technology companies outperformed, and Energy companies rose with the price of Crude Oil. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 5.34 points, or 0.2%, to […]

Thanksgiving: Enjoying a Heritage Turkey

Thanksgiving: Enjoying a Heritage Turkey

Thanksgiving: Enjoying a Heritage Turkey Thursday, American families will dine on about 45-M turkeys, a small number of us with tastes for Real Fool will share a rare heritage turkey. Note: Non-heritage breeds reproduce only through artificial insemination. For Broad Breasted Whites, natural reproduction is physically impossible because the male’s large breasts prevent it from mounting […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE)14-Month Rally “Pauses to Refresh”

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE)14-Month Rally “Pauses to Refresh”

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE)14-Month Rally “Pauses to Refresh” $RACE. $TSLA, $AMZN, $WMT Shares Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) began a long awaited healthy consolidation of its tire blistering 14 month rally over the past 2 weeks. One analysts actually rates Ferrari a Sell based on the announcement that Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is going to build a $200-K electric sports roadster to compete […]

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) a $1-T Company Within Year

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) a $1-T Company Within Year

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) a $1-T Company Within Year $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $AMZN Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) says it believes online giant  Amazon.com Inc. may reach a 2,000/share price in the next 12 months. “Amazon’s high margin aka revenue disclosure speaks to the $1-T (2,000/share) sum of parts Bull case.” Morgan Stanley reiterated its overweight rating for […]

Box Office: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Breaks ‘Sequel Curse’ with $121-M Open

Box Office: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Breaks ‘Sequel Curse’ with $121-M Open

Box Office: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Breaks ‘Sequel Curse’ with $121-M Open $DIS, $IMAX, $AMZN, $LGF Sequel ‘Bad Moms Christmas’ DOA, while Greta Gerwig’s ‘Lady Bird’ soars at the specialty box office; globally, ‘Thor’ take $427-M worldwide. At a time  when many tentpole franchise movies have stalled Thor: Ragnarok is wielding nothing short of a Golden Hammer at the […]

Goldman Sachs’ CEO, “We Cannot Dismiss Bitcoin”

Goldman Sachs’ CEO, “We Cannot Dismiss Bitcoin”

Goldman Sachs’ CEO, “We Cannot Dismiss Bitcoin” $BTCUSD, $GS, $JPM, $CME, $GBTC, $AMZN Goldman Sach’s CEO Lloyd Blankfein is keeping his ‘powder dry’ on Bitcoin the fast moving #1 cryptocurrency. The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) Chief says he is not willing to reject the digital currency just yet and does not hold any investments in […]

Mr. Hussein Obama Trying to Overthrow Our Government

Mr. Hussein Obama Trying to Overthrow Our Government

Mr. Hussein Obama Trying to Overthrow Our Government $AMZN The latest title from Edward Klein, the former Editor-in-Chief of the New York Times Magazine and author of ‘Guilty As Sin,’ a book about Hillary Clinton, hit book sellers Monday. Called ‘All Out War: The Plot to Destroy Trump,’ it focuses on the Obama White House’s […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) HEFFX Highlights

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) HEFFX Highlights

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) HEFFX Highlights Amazon is getting almost no revenue from its bookstores Amazon broke out “physical stores” sales for the first time in the third quarter. Amazon has been expanding its physical presence, with Whole Foods, bookstores, and pop-up stores. Almost all of the revenue in the category comes from Whole Foods. Amazon.com, […]

Elon Musk VC Backer Investigated for Sexual Misconduct

Elon Musk VC Backer Investigated for Sexual Misconduct

Elon Musk VC Backer Investigated for Sexual Misconduct $TSLA The venture capital firm, Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), known for backing serial entrepreneur Elon Musk’s ventures, said it is investigating founding partner Steve Jurvetson for misconduct. The firm engaged a law firm this past Summer after hearing indirectly of serious sexual misconduct allegations about Mr. Jurvetson, said […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $ABBV, $GOOGL, $AMZN, $FB, $SLB, $V, $WMT Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Street’s Top analysts upgrades, downgrades and initiations for Thursday, as follows: AbbVie […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Cuts Whole Food Prices By Nearly 50%

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Cuts Whole Food Prices By Nearly 50%

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Cuts Whole Food Prices By Nearly 50% Amazon.com Inc. spent its first day as the owner of a brick-and-mortar grocery chain cutting prices at Whole Foods Market as much as 43 percent. In a sign of how the retailer is changing, the Amazon Echo, a voice-activated electronic assistant, was also for sale, […]

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Will Now Sell ‘Whole Foods” on Website

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Will Now Sell ‘Whole Foods” on Website

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Will Now Sell ‘Whole Foods” on Website $AMZN, $K, $WMT Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) said Thursday it plans to complete its $13.7-B acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc. Monday after winning antitrust approval from US regulators on Wednesday. The companies said in a joint statement that Whole Foods will offer lower prices starting Monday […]

Amazon, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) HEFFX Highlights

Amazon, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) HEFFX Highlights

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) HEFFX Highlights With an eye on the future of online retailing, Walmart and Google are teaming up to go after rival Amazon in a play that also targets the growing market for voice-activated shopping. Starting next month, Walmart customers will be able to access hundreds of thousands of products from the company’s […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Ranks Among Top Apparel Sellers

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Ranks Among Top Apparel Sellers

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Ranks Among Top Apparel Sellers Amazon, Stitch Fix already rank among the top online apparel sellers There is increasing interest from shoppers in clothing subscription services, such as those of Trunk Club and Le Tote, The NPD Group said. Amazon is planning to roll out an apparel subscription service of its own, […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $AMZN, $COP, $INTC, $MAT, $SBUX Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets Top analysts upgrades, downgrades and initiations […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Moving Into Pharmaceuticals

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Moving Into Pharmaceuticals

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Moving Into Pharmaceuticals As Seattle-based tech giant Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) demonstrates its capacity to enter and disrupt every market from food retail to cloud computing, the health care space is not free of danger. After reports came out in May suggesting that the ecommerce giant was on the prowl for a general […]

Amazon.com, Inc. Taking Over All Industries

Amazon.com, Inc. Taking Over All Industries

No one should doubt Amazon.com’s power to disrupt new industries. While the onetime online bookstore has grown to dominate retail, it has also become a major player in businesses ranging from cloud computing to Hollywood — and even has experimented seriously with drones. It’s no wonder that fear strikes investors and executives when they learn — or even hear rumors — […]

Box Office: ‘Dunkirk’ debuts at $50.5-M, ‘Valerian’ Bombs DOA

Box Office: ‘Dunkirk’ debuts at $50.5-M, ‘Valerian’ Bombs DOA

Box Office: ‘Dunkirk’ debuts at $50.5-M, ‘Valerian’ Bombs DOA $TWX, $IMAX, $CMCSA, $AMZN Director Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk saw a better-than-expected $50.5-M domestic debut, the best opening in recent memory for a World War II film and a testament to nothing notable on the bills. Overseas, the film  impressed, earning $55.4-M from its 1st 46 markets […]

Expect DJIA to Trade Above 22,000 in the Coming Weeks, or Days

Expect DJIA to Trade Above 22,000 in the Coming Weeks, or Days

Expect DJIA to Trade Above 22,000 in the Coming Weeks, or Days $DIA, $GLD, $SLV Not unexpected, the Dow Jones made new all-time highs on the last 3 trading days last week. And finished Wednesday +66.02 at 21640.75 for another. The number of BEV Zeros the Dow has made since the November election increases weekly. Since […]

False Alarm With Amazon.com, Inc. Crash

False Alarm With Amazon.com, Inc. Crash

Incorrect stock data on the popular Google Finance, Yahoo Finance and Bloomberg sites appeared to be freaking out some investors Monday evening, after test data was apparently misinterpreted by third-party providers to those sites. As part of its normal process, the UTP distributed test data and certain third parties improperly propagated the data. Nasdaq is working […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Brings 900 New Jobs in Boston

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Brings 900 New Jobs in Boston

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Brings 900 New Jobs in Boston In 2016, the total value of the U.S. apparel market — both online and offline — was $200 billion, with Amazon claiming about $3.4 billion of that, a new report from One Click Retail has found. While total U.S. apparel sales climbed 3 percent last year, […]

 Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Debut at $117-M in North America 

 Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Debut at $117-M in North America 

 Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Debut at $117-M in North America $SNE, $DIS, $AMZN, $LGF, $CMCSA Spidey has returned home in style. Sony (NYSE:SNE) and Marvel Studios’ reboot posts the 3rd-best opening of the year so far behind ‘Beauty and the Beast’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.’ Spider-Man: Homecoming opened to $117-M from 4,348 […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Prime Day, Wine, 1500 New Jobs

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Prime Day, Wine, 1500 New Jobs

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Prime Day, Wine, 1500 New Jobs The company recently announced that it helped develop this new wine brand produced by King Vintners, a subsidiary of Oregon’s King Estate Winery, and had started selling it on Amazon.com. In a press release, the new wine brand is described as “the first wine ever developed […]

Box Office: ‘Despicable Me 3’ #1 With $75-M, ‘Baby Driver’ Takes $30-M on the Road

Box Office: ‘Despicable Me 3’ #1 With $75-M, ‘Baby Driver’ Takes $30-M on the Road

Box Office: ‘Despicable Me 3’ #1 With $75-M, ‘Baby Driver’ Takes $30-M on the Road $CMCSA,  $SNE,  $DIS,  $TWX,  $AMZN,  $LGF Popcorn entry, ‘Despicable Me 3’ came in behind expectations, as ‘Baby Driver’ banked $30-M on its launch, Will Ferrell’s ‘The House’ is one of the worst openings of the fading comedian’s career. Despicable Me […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $AMZN, $COST, $KR, $MELI, $W Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets top analysts upgrades, downgrades and […]

Managed Money Said Monday, “We are not worried at all about tech”

Managed Money Said Monday, “We are not worried at all about tech”

Managed Money Said Monday, “We are not worried at all about tech” $AAPL, $AMZN, $FB, $GOOGL, $MSFT Selling in the high flying technology sector extended to its 2nd trading day Monday, with the NAS Comp seeing it biggest 2-day loss since September 2016 The tech selling dragged down all 3 major US stock market indexes, […]

The Tech Sector is Hot, People Want Exposure, Money Flows

The Tech Sector is Hot, People Want Exposure, Money Flows

The Tech Sector is Hot, People Want Exposure, Money Flows $QQQ, $SPY, $FB, $AAPL, $AMZN, $NFLX, $GOOG Friday. the top-weighted technology sector (-3.4%) pushed the major averages down Friday afternoon but the S&P 500 show a loss of just 0.1%. Technology shares have led US stocks to record highs and are expected to continue to […]

Tech ‘FAANG’s’ Lagged, Weighing on the Broad Market

Tech ‘FAANG’s’ Lagged, Weighing on the Broad Market

Tech ‘FAANG’s’ Lagged, Weighing on the Broad Market $DIA, $SPY, $DIA, $VXX, $AAPL The top-weighted technology sector (-3.4%) pushed the major averages down Friday afternoon with the S&P 500 now showing a loss of 0.1%. Just 4 of the 11 sectors traded in negative territory, and the top-weighted technology group (-2.7%) finished lower. However, the […]