The US Stock Market Finished Flat to Little Changed

The US Stock Market Finished Flat to Little Changed

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The stock market closed flat to little changed Wednesday, marking the 2nd straight day for the Bull’s pause to refresh near record highs. The S&P 500 (+0.1%), DJIA (unch), and NAS Comp (-0.3%) closed within 0.3% of their flat lines, the Russell 2000 (-0.6%) lagged. Wednesday, the DJIA -0.07 at 27492.60, NAS Comp -24.05 at 8410.63, S&P 500 […]

Gold, the Odds Favor 1 More Decline to Test

Gold, the Odds Favor 1 More Decline to Test

$XAU, $GLD Friday’s October employment report saw 128,000 jobs Vs the expected 75,000. The August numbers were revised upward significantly to 219,000 from 168,000, and September jumped from 136,000 to 180,000. The report should have sent gold prices South, but perhaps the weaker than expected ISM manufacturing numbers are keeping gold up. And the probabilities […]

F1: COTA, Bottas Wins, Hamilton Clinches 6th World Championship

F1: COTA, Bottas Wins, Hamilton Clinches 6th World Championship

$RACE Valtteri Bottas posts his 4th win of this season at the United States Grand Prix, his MercedesAMG teammate Lewis Hamilton came 2nd and claimed a 6th world title having fended off a late attack from Red Bull’s Max Verstappen. Mr. Bottas had to win at the Circuit of The Americas aka COTA to keep […]

F1: COTA, Bottas Takes ‘The Pole’, Seb 2nd on ‘The Grid’

F1: COTA, Bottas Takes ‘The Pole’, Seb 2nd on ‘The Grid’

$RACE The Circuit of The Americas, aka COTA, has been kind to Lewis Hamilton in , but it was his MercedesAMG teammate and the only driver who can stop him winning a 6th world crown, Valtteri Bottas, who took Pole position for Sunday’s United States Grand Prix in true F1 racing fashion. It was Mr. […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Leclerc Comes 3rd, Seb DNF at Sochi, Japan Next

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Leclerc Comes 3rd, Seb DNF at Sochi, Japan Next

$RACE Sunday afternoon it was frustrating at Sochi for Scuderia Ferrari. Charles Leclerc finished 3rd, as Sebastian Vettel DNF’d because of a problem with a hybrid component of his racer’s Power Unit. And particularly annoying for the Italian team was what caused Mr. Leclerc to fall back behind the MercedesAMG of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Leclerc On The Pole at Sochi GP

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Leclerc On The Pole at Sochi GP

$RACE Charles Leclerc, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) dominated qualifying to claim 4th Pole running at the Russian Grand Prix, a 1st for Ferrari since Michael Schumacher in Y 2001. The last time a Ferrari driver took 4 straight poles (Michael Schumacher, 2000/01), Leclerc was 3 yrs old. Sebastian Vettel has been out-qualified by Ferrari team mate Leclerc […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $GLD, $VXX SPECIAL REPORT: The Future of this Rally, what is Next? Thee DJIA futures are up a bit Sunday night, along with S&P 500 futures and NAS Comp futures. This stock market rally has stood negative headlines, but is not yet making a final push to record highs. Arguably, this […]

The Dow & Gold, Both on Hold

The Dow & Gold, Both on Hold

$DIA, $XAU, $XAG At week’s end we find the Dow Jones with a bearish, picture-perfect head and shoulders technical formation.  The left shoulder goes back to last April, the head in early July and the right shoulder at the close of the week.  So, is the market a sell as September 2019 comes to a […]

Corporate Executives Are Buying Stocks…Are You?

Corporate Executives Are Buying Stocks…Are You?

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX When stock markets declined in August, 1 group of investors showed unshakable confidence, Company insiders. So much that the buy-to-sell ratio of corporate executives in Europe reached its highest mark since December, according to data compiled by 2iQ Research. Such spike in the ratio, 3.3 in August is usually seen […]

Gold Miners Stocks are Shining in this Rally Too

Gold Miners Stocks are Shining in this Rally Too

$XAU, $SRM, $WMP, $CAGDF, $GOLD, $NEM Spot Gold hit new 6-year highs and is trading late Monday at $1,526.89 oz as I write this article. The precious Yellow metal has rallied in Y 2019 in part due to global economic concerns like the US-China trade dispute, record levels of negative-yielding debt globally and signs of […]

Contrarian Indicators Signaling “It is time to buy stocks”

Contrarian Indicators Signaling “It is time to buy stocks”

$SPY, $XAU, $BAC, $JPL, $USB All US financial markets are closed Monday, in observance of Labor Day. It may have taken $204-B of equity outflows this year, but the BofAML Bull & Bear Indicator is finally flagging a contrarian “buy signal,” its 1st since 3 January. Bank of America Merrill Lynch (NYSE:BAC) is Bullish on […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Recession Special Report Bank of America’s (NYSE:BAC) CEO has just 1 reason why he does not see a recession looming. Mr. Moynihan says the “US consumer continues to spend and that will keep the US economy in good shape.” “But what is going to make that happen is the underling […]

F1: The Current Pirelli Tire Process is “wrong” for Ferrari

F1: The Current Pirelli Tire Process is “wrong” for Ferrari

$RACE The Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) F1 team Boss has questioned the current process for establishing the tire specification for the season, following the debate over supplier Pirelli’s thinner-tread Y 2019 rubber. Ferrari was among the teams lobbying for a mid-season return to last year’s tire construction, and its SF90 has been one of the cars that […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH and Saying it Again: Stocks overreacted to the FOMC’s rate decision in the minds of investors, WH advisor calling for an emergency meeting of the committee to cut rates further. President Trump plays the tariff card to pressure Fed Chairman Powell, The market has become susceptible to every China headline, nothing new. […]

President Trump Knows How to Deal, We Will Get China Trade Deal His Way

President Trump Knows How to Deal, We Will Get China Trade Deal His Way

Sunday on TV, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said he is optimistic about a trade deal with China because doing business deals is President Donald Trump’s strong suit. In a network TV interview, Mr. Navarro said he is optimistic that the President will “do the right thing for America“in negotiating with China. “One thing […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Stocks overreacted to the FOMC’s rate decision in the minds of investors, WH advisor calling for an emergency meeting of the committee to cut rates further. President Trump plays the tariff card to pressure Fed Chairman Powell, . The market has become susceptible to every China headline, nothing new. […]

The Bull Run in Gold is Not Over, as the Market is Seeing a Natural Consolidation

The Bull Run in Gold is Not Over, as the Market is Seeing a Natural Consolidation

$XAU, $GLD, $USD Money manager, Jeffrey Gundlach predicts that gold’s price will continue North along with the run up in negative-yielding bonds. “At this point, I think the way to think about it is, as long as the volume of negative interest rate bonds outstanding increases, it’s quite likely that gold moves higher in a […]

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 […]

No One Has a Straight Answer as to Why Gold is in a Strong Bull Market

No One Has a Straight Answer as to Why Gold is in a Strong Bull Market

$XAU, $GLD, $USD FLASH: The precious Yellow metal is now acting like the Key safe-haven from the world’s problems. Gold prices spiked Monday rising 1.5% to new 6-year highs. Gold is the play within the trade dispute between Presidents Trump and Xi. Gold risen 17% since the moment last December when President Trump declared, “I am a […]

Gold After The Fed, There is Comfort in Conflict

Gold After The Fed, There is Comfort in Conflict

$GLD $XAU  FLASH: Gold Bugs are betting there is more to the precious Yellow metal’s rally than interest rates. Gold is on its way to a 3rd straight monthly gainer, trading near 6-year highs as central banks signal easier monetary policy. The Fed is expected to cut U.S. interest rates by a Quarter point Wednesday. […]

Gold is ‘The Defense’ Vs Falling USD and Recession

Gold is ‘The Defense’ Vs Falling USD and Recession

$GLD, $GDX, $XAU, $USD FLASH: Gold is in Vogue while this new fresh wave of monetary easing blows a bubble in risk assets, aka “always take what the market gives” Note: On 26 July, the European Central Bank (ECB) made an announcement that could have an impact of future gold prices. According to Reuters, European […]

Ray Dalio’s Theory: The 10 Yr Bull Market in Gold

Ray Dalio’s Theory: The 10 Yr Bull Market in Gold

$XAU, $GLD The SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE:SPY) has rallied 37.5% in the past 3 years, while the SPDR Gold Trust (NYSE:GLD) has lagged, gaining just 5.7% in that frame. Now comes Bridgewater Associates hedge fund manager Ray Dalio, who has recently said gold could be gearing up for a “Gold Bug” decade of returns. Paradigm Shift: in […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Confident of Silverstone Strategy, Leclerc Qualifed 3rd

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Confident of Silverstone Strategy, Leclerc Qualifed 3rd

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) narrowly missed out on a front-row grid spot at Silverstone Saturday, as Charles Leclerc qualified 3rd, just 0.079s off of Pole, but with both Ferrari racers set to start on the softer Pirelli tire, the Scuderia believes its race strategy will pay off Sunday. Mr. Leclerc insisted he was not disappointed with P3, despite […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Leclerc Came Close Again

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Leclerc Came Close Again

$RACE FLASH: Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen won in Austria, result investigated, victory stands Recall that Charles Leclerc came very close to becoming an F1 race-winner in Bahrain, Sunday he was denied a win again at the Austrian Grand Prix after being overtaken 2 laps from the Chequered flag by Max Verstappen, who marked his […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Leclerc on the Pole for the Austrian Grand Prix

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Leclerc on the Pole for the Austrian Grand Prix

$RACE FLASH: Charles Leclerc determined to win the race after taking Austria Pole Saturday afternoon at the Red Bull Ring. Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Charles Leclerc has called the Red Bull Ring his favorite track. Now he is looking to take the Chequered flag Sunday after taking his 2nd career pole. There were scenes of giubilo in […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Upstart to Aristocrat of Automotive Sector in Just 72 Yrs

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Upstart to Aristocrat of Automotive Sector in Just 72 Yrs

$RACE, $FCAU, $F Key Points Ferrari is 1 of the most valuable brands in the world. Ferrari, the Italian supercar maker and Formula One racing operation, is worth $27-B+. Ferrari is a racing operation 1st and a luxury Supercar company 2nd. Ferrari was founded as a racing team with the sale of road cars as a […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Charles Leclerc

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Charles Leclerc

$RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Charles Leclerc set the pace Friday in a F2 session at the Red Bull Ring that disrupted by crashes Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas. Y 2018 Austrian Grand Prix winner, Mr. Verstappen lost the back end of his Red Bull racer going through the final Turn 10, rotating the car before sliding backwards […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Brought Performance Upgrades to the Austrian GP

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Brought Performance Upgrades to the Austrian GP

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) brought more developments to the Austrian Grand Prix in a bid to get more answers about its F1 car’s performance, after some of the prior upgrades under-delivered. The Scuderia had lots of updated parts at last weekend’s French Grand Prix but the new floor was removed after practice. It persevered with a […]

S&P Marks Record Closing High, Wall Street Bets on Fed Rate Cut

S&P Marks Record Closing High, Wall Street Bets on Fed Rate Cut

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: This Bull Market in stock is the longest on record. The S&P 500 Index marked a record closing high Thursday, buoyed by Wall Street’s expectations that the Fed will cut interest rates as soon as July to keep the US-China trade dispute from stalling economic growth. The Fed left […]

President Trump Vs Fed, Gold Wins

President Trump Vs Fed, Gold Wins

$XAU, $GLD, $USD President Trump continues his relentless attacks against the Fed and their strong dollar Tuesday with his most recent Tweets: “This is because the Euro and other currencies are devalued against the dollar, putting US at a big disadvantage. The Fed Interest rate way too high, added to ridiculous quantitative tightening! They don’t […]

F1: FP1 Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Leclerc Fastest

F1: FP1 Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Leclerc Fastest

$RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Charles Charles posted the fastest time in FP1 for the Canadian Grand Prix Friday. Mr. Leclerc lapped the circuit in the day’s best time of 1min 12.177secs, 0.074 ahead of his team mate, 4X world champion Sebastian Vettel. “I still believe Mercedes is very strong and I expect them to be very […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Tofosi Hope The Scuderia Starts to Get it Right

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Tofosi Hope The Scuderia Starts to Get it Right

$RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Progress: Sebastian Vettel’s 2nd place in Monaco was The Scuderia’s best result in this season F1 campaign. But, they were the 3rd-fastest around the streets of Monaco, behind MercedesAMG and Red Bull Racing. This is way away from pre-season expectations of being title contenders. The Big Q: Do any of the upcoming […]

F1: The Monaco Grand Prix, a ‘Super’ Race

F1: The Monaco Grand Prix, a ‘Super’ Race

$RACE Race results for the 2019 Monaco Grand Prix including full classification M Sunday afternoon, Lewis Hamilton took victory at Monaco Grand Prix, ahead of Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel and team mate Valtteri Bottas, to pull out a 17-point lead in the driver’s championship over team-mate Bottas. The MercedesAMG driver finished just ahead of Max […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) “Pole Position is Key at Monaco”

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) “Pole Position is Key at Monaco”

$RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel’s dry spell stretches is at 13 F1 races without a win, dating back to the Belgian Grand Prix last August. The 4X world champion driver still holds #1 status at Ferrari. Thought at times this season he has been slower than Charles Leclerc, 21 anni, his highly-motivated team mate set […]

F1: Monaco Grand Prix Free Practice Results

F1: Monaco Grand Prix Free Practice Results

$RACE FlASH: From track side F1 Grand Prix, GP Monaco, Monte Carlo Circuit While the 1st FP at Monaco saw a very close competition at the front, the 2nd session was a MercedesAMG’s as Messrs Hamilton and Bottas pulled clear of the competition. 2nd FP became a disillusion for those who hoped that the race could […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is Fine Tuning its F1 Racer

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is Fine Tuning its F1 Racer

$RACE The 2019 F1 campaign has been a big disappointment for Ferrari and its fans. Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Team Chief Mattia Binotto suggested the team’s overall design concept was among the areas they think could be causing the pain and that has been a big part of their focus in the gap between races ahead of […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) at Monte Carlo Update

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) at Monte Carlo Update

$RACE For Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), the Monaco Grand Prix is a Key opportunity to get back into the F1 championship race. Now, after 5 races and no wins for either Sebastian Vettel or Charles Leclerc, Ferrari’s hopes of ending the dominance of MercedesAMG are look a bit obscure. Mr. Vettel, a 4X F1 champion, was in […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) at Monte Carlo

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) at Monte Carlo

$RACE Fans of Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) and Red Bull Racing are pinning their hopes on the fact Monaco is a track where MercedesAMG, despite their dominance this season, have not won in the last 2, the streets of Monaco is not kind to the Silver Arrows. Last year Red Bull Racing won with Daniel Ricciardo at […]

This Market Overreacts to “Trade War Theater”

This Market Overreacts to “Trade War Theater”

$DIA, $SPY, $SOX, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Stocks advanced for 3rd day running, driving S&P 500 back above its 50-Day MA, a Key technical mark. Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller warns that the US-China trade war is not over from disrupting financial markets just because stocks rallied after diving earlier in the week. “I think […]

Investors Rotate to Cyclical Stocks to Extend this Bull Market

Investors Rotate to Cyclical Stocks to Extend this Bull Market

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: This Bull market has more room to Run, retail investors still on the sidelines. As investors bet on strong returns in cyclical sectors, they are also confident that US stocks at large will continue their historic Bull run. That run could be extended, we believe, as investors who remain […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Selecting Tires for Spanish GP

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Selecting Tires for Spanish GP

$RACE FLASH: Top F1 teams diverge in Spanish Grand Prix tire selections Leading F1 teams MercedesAMG, Ferrari and Red Bull Racing have selected a different amount of soft Pirelli tires for the upcoming Spanish Grand Prix weekend beginning 10 May 2017. Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) was the outlier in picking the fewest sets of the Red-walled tire […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Started 3rd, Finished 3rd at Baku

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Started 3rd, Finished 3rd at Baku

$RACE FLASH: Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc post the GP’s fastest lap and won the fans’ driver of the day award, as MercedesAMG recorded most dominant start in F1 history at Baku MercedesAMG have broken the record for the most successful start to an F1 season as they recorded their 4th 1-2 finish in Baku, with Valtteri […]

F1: MercedesAMG’s Pole-sitter Bottas Speaks of “Unpredictable” Baku

F1: MercedesAMG’s Pole-sitter Bottas Speaks of “Unpredictable” Baku

$RACE Claiming Pole position is often 50% the battle when it comes to winning a F1 race, but that has not always proven to be the case for MercedesAMG’s Valtteri Bottas. Saturday afternoon Mr. Bottas put his MercedesAMG at the front of the grid for Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix after a dramatic qualifying session. He […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Fastest Friday at Baku

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Fastest Friday at Baku

$RACE Friday practice in Baku was a stop/start affair after one session was called off early due to a loose drain cover and another was interrupted by 2 Red flags. Things got off to a bad start when, after 13 mins of FP1 a drain cover came loose and ripped the floor of George Russell’s […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Azerbaijan Grand Prix

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Azerbaijan Grand Prix

$RACE Following F1’s 1000th race in Shanghai, China 2 weeks ago, the motorsport traveled to Baku for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Round 4 of the 2019 FIA F1 Championship. Azerbaijan has a short history in F1. The country hosted its 1st race in Y 2016 as the European GP, but it changed its name to […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Azerbaijan Grand Prix Preview

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Azerbaijan Grand Prix Preview

$RACE FLASH:This race has produced some of the series’ best competition in recent years Azerbaijan’s Baku Street Circuit is the venue for the 4th Grand Prix of the 2019 F1 World Championship season and, after a dull race last time out in China, fans are looking to the Baku streets provide the entertainment value of […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Bringing 1st SF90 Upgrades to Baku

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Bringing 1st SF90 Upgrades to Baku

$RACE So far it has been a humbling start to the 2019 F1 season for Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), the pre-season favorites beaten by rivals MercedesAMG in all 3 Grands Prix so far this season. Now, ahead of round 4 in Baku, Ferrari announced it is bringing the 1st step of developments for this season. MercedesAMG marked […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Heads for Baku, the 4 Big Q’s

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Heads for Baku, the 4 Big Q’s

$RACE FLASH: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) should be more competitive in Baku, Azerbaijan than they were in China. The Big Q1: Why? MercedesAMG became the 1st team in 27 years to begin a F1 season with 3 consecutive 1-2 finishes, inflicting another brutal blow to Ferrari’s World Championship aspirations in China. But this next round in Baku […]

F1: Hanoi Hosts Vietnam Grand Prix Kick-off Event

F1: Hanoi Hosts  Vietnam Grand Prix Kick-off Event

$RACE Next year we will see an exciting new addition to the F1 calendar, with the City of Hanoi set to host the Vietnam Grand Prix. Now to mark the 12-month countdown to the event, the race organizers have staged a thrilling kick-off event, gave fans the chance to admire F1 machinery 1st hand. Based […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) ‘Seb’ Vettel is F1’s Largest Prize Money Winner With $510-M+ Take So Far

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) ‘Seb’ Vettel is F1’s Largest Prize Money Winner With $510-M+ Take So Far

$RACE F1 star driver Sebastian Vettel has earned more prize money for his teams than any other driver in F1 according to the latest research. F1’s annual prize money payout is public knowledge and came to $913-M last year. F1 does not disclose how much is received by each team, the formula for calculating it […]

Corporate Earnings Beating Expectations Again This Season

Corporate Earnings Beating Expectations Again This Season

$SPY Corporate earnings results of this reporting season are beating expectations by a wide margin, suggesting that the S&P 500 (SPY) will avoid a “profit recession” this year because predicted economic bad news has failed to materialize. That is a reversal of the outlook from a few months ago, when the Y 2019 profit outlook […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Started 3rd, Finished 3rd at Shanghai

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Started 3rd, Finished 3rd at Shanghai

$RACE Lewis Hamilton won at Shanghai, as Sebastian Vettel finished 3rd. Valtteri Bottas came in behind Mr. Hamilton to secure MercedesAMG’s 3rd 1-2 finish this season. Mr. Hamilton roared off the start line in Shanghai to dash past team mate Pole-sitter Bottas who spun his tires at the start. Mr Hamilton ran an ruled the […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) at the Shanghai Grand Prix FP1&2 Results

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) at the Shanghai Grand Prix FP1&2 Results

$RACE From the track FP1 & 2 results Chinese Formula One Grand Prix 2nd free practice times in Shanghai Friday, the Top 10, as follows: 1. Valtteri Bottas (FIN) MercedesAMG 2. Sebastian Vettel (GER) Ferrari 1:33.357, 3. Max Verstappen (NED) RedBull 1:33.551, 4. Lewis Hamilton (GBR) MercedesAMG 1:34.037, 5. Nico Hulkenberg (GER) Renault 1:34.096, 6. […]

F1: Bahrain Grand Prix, Ferrari’s Leclerc on the Pole

F1: Bahrain Grand Prix, Ferrari’s Leclerc on the Pole

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) dominates the 2019 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix, as Charles Leclerc finished on Top of the time-sheets inF3 and Qualifying Saturday. Team-mate Sebastian Vettel joined him on the front row, beating the MercedesAGM duo of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas. Max Verstappen took 5th place, and Red Bull Racing team-mate Pierre Gasly […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Ferrari Finds Some Answers in Bahrain

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)  Ferrari Finds Some Answers in Bahrain

$RACE After Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) went off pace in Australia, it return during Friday practice in Bahrain. Sebastian Vettel and teammate Charles Leclerc were split by 0.035s at the Top of the time-sheets and held a significant 0.6s advantage over Lewis Hamilton’s MercedesAMG in 3rd place. Friday’s lap times were more in line with expectations from pre-season […]

F1: Bahrain Grand Prix, Ferrari Has to Catch Up

F1: Bahrain Grand Prix, Ferrari Has to Catch Up

$RACE The 2nd round of the 2019 Formula One season sees teams race under the artificial lights of Sakhir International Circuit for the Bahrain Grand Prix Drivers will be looking to keep their cool in the desert heat as the 2019 Formula One season heads to the Middle East for the Bahrain Grand Prix. After being dropped from […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is the Lead Draw for F1, Must Be Respected

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is the Lead Draw for F1, Must Be Respected

$RACE FLASH: F1 boss Ross Brawn says Ferrari must be respected by their pit-lane rivals as plans are made for the sport moving forward. The F1 strategy group met in London this week to discuss an array of topics as Liberty Media and the FIA look to develop the pinnacle of motorsport. And 1 of […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Expects a Boost at Bahrain

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Expects a Boost at Bahrain

$RACE Sebastian Vettel will be aiming for his third successive Bahrain Grand Prix win Sunday as Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) seek to show their lack of pace in F1’s Australian season opener was a 1-off. Seem as pre-season favorites, Mr. Vettel and new team mate Charles Leclerc finished 4th and 5th at Melbourne, nearly a min behind […]

F1: Mid-Field Racers Hope of Bridging Gap Between Top 3 Teams Fading

F1: Mid-Field Racers Hope of Bridging Gap Between Top 3 Teams Fading

$RACE FLASH: Team Haas drivers doubtful gap to front-running F1 teams will shrink.Romain Grosjean feels the gap between Team Haas and the leading 3 F1 teams is bigger than anticipated at the start of the Y 2019 season, fearing the deficit will only grow as the season runs on. Team Haas finished as the leading […]

Wall Street Analysts await Cannabis Banking Vote in Congress This Week

Wall Street Analysts await Cannabis Banking Vote in Congress This Week

FLASH: The House is likely to pass the bill, but there is a less-than-25% chance cannabis legislation becomes law. Wall Street analysts are keeping a close watch on a House committee vote scheduled Tuesday on a bill to get cannabis industry cash off the streets and into bank accounts. Called the ‘SAFE Act,’ the measure […]

F1: Bahrain Race Should Act as a Better Barometer of Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Performance

F1: Bahrain Race Should Act as a Better Barometer of Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Performance

$RACE FLASH: Ferrari should not be worried about its Australia performance, as similar track conditions exist at a number of other street circuits on the calendar, but the performance in Bahrain should act as a much better barometer for how its season goes from here. The biggest shock for Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) and it fans worldwide […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Australia Did Not Represent Our “Real Potential”

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Australia Did Not Represent Our “Real Potential”

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) were the favorites as they headed to the F1 season opener in Australia after dominating pre-season testing. But in the end they didn’t make the podium, let alone trouble the top step.  The Big Q: Was talk of a genuine title tilt premature? The Big A: Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto does not […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE),What Went Wrong in Australia?

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE),What Went Wrong in Australia?

$RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) deficit to MercedesAMG was a big surprise at the Australian Grand Prix weekend, particularly given that The Scuderia ended F1’s 2 weeks of pre-season testing at Barcelona as the clear early favorite. Down under, 4X champion Sebastian Vettel qualified 3rd, but was more than 7/10’s slower than MercedesAMG’s Polesitter Lewis Hamilton, and […]

F1: Valtteri Bottas Wins Australian GP in a Risk-less Race

F1: Valtteri Bottas Wins Australian GP in a Risk-less Race

$RACE FLASH: Ferrari’s Vettel, Leclerc, and MercedesAMG’s Hamilton off of the pace for the entire race Sunday. MercedesAMG team driver Valtteri Bottas, 29 anni, started behind Lewis Hamilton who took his 84th pole, but roared off the start to dominate the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. He raced past Mr. Hamilton on pole and […]

Fed Engineered Market Correction Stripped Nearly $4-T from American’s Household Wealth

Fed Engineered Market Correction Stripped Nearly $4-T from American’s Household Wealth

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: This Bull Market is about to have its 10th Birthday! US household wealth fell 3.5% into the close of Y 2018 on the back of a Fed engineered stock market correction in Q-4 that threatened to weaken a near 10 year recovery. In its Quarterly Flow of Funds report, the […]

Sidelined Investors Joining This Rally

Sidelined Investors Joining This Rally

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX FLASH: The Pain Trade is Higher! Professional investors who have missed this global stock rally this year, are still worry about getting on the bandwagon too late Money managers are strategies including derivatives, defensive and/or dividend stocks are being touted as a way out. Fund manager have pulled over $30-B from […]

The Untold Story of Nixon’s $35 Gold Peg

The Untold Story of Nixon’s $35 Gold Peg

By Mark J. Lundeen $GLD, $SLV, $USD The Dow Jones in its BEV chart below is charging up the hill with eyes fixed on making new all-time highs.  In the past week it has advanced 2.9% BEV points, leaving only 3.52% BEV points to go before it once again makes stock market history.  Another couple […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is Testing New Wheel Design at Barcelona

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is Testing New Wheel Design at Barcelona

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) has a new F1 wheel rim design and is testing it testing at Barcelona The new solution was trialed on the 2nd day of testing, and the new wheel rim features a number of raised sections in order to control temperatures within the wheel. These draw heat away from the tires, ensuring […]

Investor Sentiment Is Key When Analyzing the Financial Markets

Investor Sentiment Is Key When Analyzing the Financial Markets

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

Managed Money Still Sidelined Missing the Best January in 30 Years

Managed Money Still Sidelined Missing the Best January in 30 Years

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

Hedge Fund Money Not Chasing This Stock Rally

Hedge Fund Money Not Chasing This Stock Rally

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

F1 Drivers: The Richest, Ferrari, MercedesAMG and the Rest

F1 Drivers: The Richest, Ferrari,  MercedesAMG and the Rest

$RACE F1 is one of the richest sports in the world and F1 drivers get paid handsomely, with salaries rivaling some of the richest athletes in the world. World Champion Lewis Hamilton’s net worth is around $280-M, 4X champion Sebastian Vettel’s net worth is around $55-M, while Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo’s net worth is around […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) the Cost of Entry

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) the Cost of Entry

$RACE Each year the price increases based on the US Consumer Price Index (CPI), and it means for Y 2019 that all teams have to pay a basic entry fee of US$546,133, and then an extra amount depending on where they finished last year. The constructors’ champion, MercedesAMG has to pay $6553 per point scored, […]

Stocks Cautious on China Growth, Financials and Industrials Lead, Gold in Favor

Stocks Cautious on China Growth, Financials and Industrials Lead, Gold in Favor

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $GLD, $VXX Trade tensions should not disturb your portfolio’s peace of mind. To help prevent your portfolio from becoming “trade war collateral,” consider diversifying your assets to minimize exposure. Assets like physical Gold and Silver are historically known to perform well during turmoil in such dust ups. Recently, Jim Cramer urged investors frightened […]

John Hussman on the Stock Market, My Comments

John Hussman on the Stock Market, My Comments

John Hussman, PhD, aka The Perma-Bear: “At its core, investment is about valuation. It’s about purchasing a stream of expected future cash flows at a price that’s low enough to result in desirable total returns, at an acceptable level of risk, as those cash flows are delivered over time. The central tools of investment analysis […]

F1 2019: Ferrari’s Championship Year!

F1 2019: Ferrari’s Championship Year!

$RACE It has now been 10 years since Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) won a F1 world championship.  The Big Q: What has Ferrari and lead driver Sebastian Vettel learned from last year and what might change for them in 2019? The Big A: Ferrari won more races and claimed more Pole positions at 6, than in any […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DJIA,  $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $XRT, $AMZN, $VXX The S&P 500 rallied 5.0% Wednesday from extremely oversold conditions Rebounding Crude Oil prices, strong holiday sales, and some short covering drover the S&P 500 to its best 1-day gainer since March 2009. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 5.0%, the NAS Comp gained 5.8%, and the Russell 2000 […]

Pro-Money ‘Ankles’ Bitcoin (BTC) Market

Pro-Money ‘Ankles’ Bitcoin (BTC) Market

 $BTCUSD , $CME, $CBOE The year long digital-asset slump is scaring off institutional money, according to JPMorgan Chase & Co., suggesting a taste for the cryptocurrency markets is fading way. “Participation by financial institutions in Bitcoin trading appears to be fading,” JPM analysts wrote in a research note dated 14 December. “Key flow metrics have downshifted […]

The Fed Fueled Bull Market in Stocks

The Fed Fueled Bull Market in Stocks

The Fed’s Policy of Perpetual Bull Market $DIA, $GLD, $SLV In this longest Bull market on record, do you see what I see in the Bear’s Eye View chart below?  The Dow Jones’ last BEV Zero (last all-time high) was on October 3rd; and for the first time since October 3rd the Dow Jones broke down […]

F1: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2018, Lewis Hamilton Won Season Finale

F1: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2018, Lewis Hamilton Won Season Finale

F1: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2018, Lewis Hamilton Won Season Finale $RACE Lewis Hamilton wrapped up this 2018 F1 season with a victory at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Sunday. The MercedesAMG hot shoe was already the world champion ahead of this final race. He started at the Pole position and was in total control throughout the […]

F1: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Qualifying Results, Hamilton on ‘The Pole’

F1: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Qualifying Results, Hamilton on ‘The Pole’

F1: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Qualifying Results, Hamilton on ‘The Pole’ $RACE Lewis Hamilton finished  the final Y 2018 F1 qualifying season with his 11th Pole position of the season, and MercedesAMG became the 1st team in the history of F1 to record 5 straight front row lockouts at the same venue. The championship is won, […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Team Management ‘Shakeup’ Coming

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Team Management ‘Shakeup’ Coming

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Team Management ‘Shakeup’ Coming $RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) front office it is rumored are looking a F1 team management changes for Y 2019 We have seen another year and another failure on the part of Ferrari to beat MercedesAMG. The 2018 Formula season has added to the the of Ferrari’s failures to overcome their #1 rival […]

Looking for a Major Bottom in Gold

Looking for a Major Bottom in Gold

Looking for a Major Bottom in Gold $GLD, $USD Shayne and I do not believe that the weakness in Gold and gold mining stocks is over, the outlook is that another Southside leg getting underway. Should that happen, we are positioned to profit from it. Long-term investors, traders, and speculators should be aware of the […]

F1: Hamilton Wins Brazil Grand Prix Securing Constructors’ Title for MercedesAMG

F1: Hamilton Wins Brazil Grand Prix Securing Constructors’ Title for MercedesAMG

F1: Hamilton Wins Brazil Grand Prix Securing Constructors’ Title for MercedesAMG $RACE F1 champion Lewis Hamilton, 33 anni, won the Brazilian Grand Prix Sunday as his MercedesAMG team secured the constructors’ title for the 5th year running. The win was Mr. Hamilton’s 10th of the season and 72nd of his career, he has won the […]

F1: Hamilton and Vettel on the Front Row at Brazil

F1: Hamilton and Vettel on the Front Row at Brazil

F1: Hamilton and Vettel on the Front Row at Brazil $RACE Ferrari have a tactical advantage by starting on the harder tires, if the day is dry. Lewis Hamilton on the Pole with hopes of wrapping up the constructors’ championship Sunday ahead of Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel for the Brazilian Grand Prix. Despite this, the […]

F1: Brazil Grand Prix FP-1 Results, Ferrari Strong on the Pace

F1: Brazil Grand Prix FP-1 Results, Ferrari Strong on the Pace

F1: Brazil Grand Prix FP-1 Results, Ferrari Strong on the Pace $RACE Valtteri Bottas topped a F1 practice session for the first time in the Y 2018 season, while Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) look to be strong when it comes to race pace. Leading the way by a small margin from MercedesAMG teammate Lewis […]

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