Sitting on a Cash Pile 6.0? A Regional Banker’s Bank

Sitting on a Cash Pile 6.0? A Regional Banker’s Bank

#buys #bullish #risk #WallStreet #analysts #AI $HBAN Cash Pile calls are Buys if you can manage the risk. Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Below is the is the Cash Pile call for Tuesday, 27 October, as follows: Huntington Bancshares Inc. $HBAN broke out on 22 October […]

Sitting on a Cash Pile 6.0? A ‘Shack’ Attack

Sitting on a Cash Pile 6.0? A ‘Shack’ Attack

#buys #bullish #risk #WallStreet #analysts #AI $SHAK Cash Pile calls are Buys if you can manage the risk. Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Below is the is the Cash Pile call for Monday, 26 October, as follows: Shake Shack (NYSE:SHAK) has garnered a Strong Buy rating […]

Sitting on a Cash Pile 6.0? This Growth Story is Compelling

Sitting on a Cash Pile 6.0?  This Growth Story is Compelling

#buys #bullish #risk #WallStreet #analysts #AI $EGAN Cash Pile calls are Buys if you can manage the risk. Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Below is the is the Cash Pile call for Wednesday, 21 October, as follows: eGain Corp. (NASDAQ:EGAN) this growth story is compelling. The […]

In This Market ‘The 60-40’ Portfolio Does Not Work

In This Market ‘The 60-40’ Portfolio Does Not Work

#PresidentTrump #market #safehavens #risk #volatility #Fed #economy #portfolio $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX $VIX “When financial assets move pari parsu, portfolio diversification becomes hard to achieve“– Paul Ebeling Since the advent of QE in Y 2008 safe-haven assets have become not much of a safe-haven. During that frame, we have seen unprecedented market moves with […]

Surprise! Much of the Stimulus Money Went into Savings Accounts, Yet the Consumer Keep Spending

Surprise! Much of the Stimulus Money Went into Savings Accounts, Yet the Consumer Keep Spending

#consumer #stimulus #retail #spending #Fed #PresidentTrump $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “Surprise, consumers saved 36% of their stimulus checks and kept on spending.” –Paul Ebeling As emergency aid/relief/stimulus programs for American consumers expired The People kept spending. Friday’s September retail sales report confirmed it. The government data told us that consumers put much of their stimulus money away and have recently […]

The Shift from Growth to Value, When?

The Shift from Growth to Value, When?

#growth #value #stocks #election #PresidentTrump $QQQ $DIA The coming Presidential election could may bring in a shift from growth stocks into value stocks, regardless of the outcome. Every Presidential vote in at least the last 40 yrs has triggered a potential rotation from 1 market sector to another no matter who is elected. This year, […]

Sitting on a Cash Pile 6.0? This Brand to Expand as Recreation Opens Up

Sitting on a Cash Pile 6.0? This Brand to Expand as Recreation Opens Up

#cash #recreation $YETI Yeti Holdings Inc. (NYSE:YETI): this high-end cooler firm is expanding its portfolio to more everyday items. Shares have a consensus price target at 56.50, I have a target of 77.20 in mid-2021 as the world of pent up recreation will be in full swing. The stock is trading Monday at 47.50 +0.61 (1.30%) […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, October Looms

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, October Looms

#WallStreet #PaulEbeling #BigTech #economy #growth #Bulls #Bears #money #virus $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Last Week in Review Despite the seesaw action in the long term it is constructive. Volatility is flat, and the P/C ratio recently hit 1.0 on an Northside session. Those are positive divergences. Technical Analysis NAS Comp: Thursday, the index tested to […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, FAANGs Topping

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, FAANGs Topping

#WallStreet #PaulEbeling #BigTech #economy #growth #Bulls #Bears #money #FAANGs #Microsoft #virus $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $MSFT $VXX Last Week in Review: Another week of selling, particularly in the mega-cap techs The China virus stock market rally had a mild, nothing wk if you only look at the percentage change. The DJIA lost just 0.03% in […]

The Fed Capped the Momentum in the Mega Tech Rally

The Fed Capped the Momentum in the Mega Tech Rally

#Fed #FOMC #QE #MegaTech #rally $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Mega tech’s market-leading days are numbered thanks to Fed Chairman Jerome Powell. The NAS 100 sank as much as 2.8% Thursday, pushed down by a fall in the mega cap tech stocks that have powered this rally. The decline came after FOMC policy makers pledged […]

Sitting on a Cash Pile 5-0? These Products are for the On-the-Go Consumers Worldwide

Sitting on a Cash Pile 5-0? These Products are for the On-the-Go Consumers Worldwide

#cash, #products #worldwide #consumers $TUP Tupperware Brands Corp. (NYSE:TUP) is now a Strong Buy. The stock broke out on 3 June at 3.87 and confirmed on 16 July at 7.78. There is Strong Support at 14.13 and no resistance. All of our technical indicators have turned Very Bullish across the board, auguring a 39+ price […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Stocks are Going Higher

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Stocks are Going Higher

#WallStreet #PaulEbeling #BigTech #earnings #economy #growth #employment #interest #Bulls #money #FAANGs $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Last Week’s Action Week in Review: Another week of selling, particularly in the mega-caps The selling from the prior week carried over to the shortened trading week. The S&P 500 fell 2.5%, the NAS Comp fell 4.1%, the DJIA […]

Front-month Lumber Futures Settle at All-time Highs Thursday

Front-month Lumber Futures Settle at All-time Highs Thursday

#lumber #futures #cash $LBU20 Lumber futures have more than 2X’s in price since the start of the year to mark their highest levels record. Futures prices for the front-month September lumber contract settled at 939 per 1,000 board ft Thursday, the highest on record, according to Dow Jones Market Data. Prices based on the front months […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Do Not Fear September

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Do Not Fear September

#WallStreet #PaulEbeling #BigTech #earnings #economy #growth #employment #interest #Bulls #money #FAANGs $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Last Week’s Action The trigger the stock-market pullback Thursday and Friday that erased weeks of gainers in the US stock market, may have been embattled investment firm SoftBank, according to a report by the Financial Times of London The report […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, ‘This Market has Legs’

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, ‘This Market has Legs’

#WallStreet #PaulEbeling #BigTech #earnings #NFPs #employment #interest #Bulls #money #FAANGs $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Last Week’s Action Thursday the Fed Chairman jettisoned the Phillips curve’s idea that rising unemployment means less inflation. In fact, he stated that there is no empirical evidence to support the notion. Technical Analysis NAS Comp gapped modestly higher, rallied […]

Sitting on a Cash Pile 4.0? A Quality Entertainment Stock at a Discount

Sitting on a Cash Pile 4.0? A  Quality Entertainment Stock at a Discount

#cash #discount #stock #entertainment $CMCSA Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has a history of success and stability, so we might expect this blue chip stock to trade for at a high valuation, that is not the case. CMCSA is trading for just 14X F-Y 2019’s adjusted earnings per share. On 26 May the stock broke out at 39.52 and confirmed […]

Sitting on a Pile of Cash 4.0? And if Buffett is Right Again Gold is the Play

Sitting on a Pile of Cash 4.0? And if Buffett is Right Again Gold is the Play

#gold #cash #royalty #streaming $WPM Wheaton Precious Metals: this royalty stock makes good sense for more conservative accounts looking to have exposure to the precious metals sector.  Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (NYSE:WPM) is a Canadian precious metals streaming company with approximately 60% of its revenues from the sale of silver and 40% from gold. Under […]

Making Safe, Investment Grade Bets in Stocks Hammered by the C-19 Coronavirus Chaos

Making Safe, Investment Grade Bets in Stocks Hammered by the C-19 Coronavirus Chaos

#investments #stocks #C19coronavirus #risk #money #cash $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Energy, aviation and lodging firms hit hard by the coronavirus chaos will offer handsome returns for high-yield investors in the months ahead. There are opportunities for discerning money managers and aggressive retail investors. We and other Top money managers see opportunities in stressed and […]

Sitting on a Cash Pile 3.0? The People Have to Eat!

Sitting on a Cash Pile 3.0? The People Have to Eat!

#agribusiness #worldwide #food #grains #investors $BG Bunge (NYSE:BG) is a Top mid-cap stock, it has rallied nicely off the March lows and continues to offer investors a good entry points. Bunge Ltd. operates as an agribusiness and food company worldwide. It operates in the following 5 segments. The Agribusiness segment purchases, stores, transports, processes and […]

Sitting on a Cash Pile 3.0? A Solid Place in ‘The Cloud’

Sitting on a Cash Pile 3.0? A Solid Place in ‘The Cloud’

#NET #cash #cloud #technology #healthcare #financialservices #consumer #retail #non-profits #industries #government #IoT $NET Cloudflare Inc. (NYSE:NET) broke at on 17 March at 18.69, and has continued North through the C-19 coronavirus chaos. The shares ended trading Friday at 37.02 Vs a 52 wk high at 42.60. I am calling it a Buy in here on […]

Kansas City Southern: Very Bullish this Top Railroad Stock, Seeing Strong 2-H

Kansas City Southern: Very Bullish this Top Railroad Stock, Seeing Strong 2-H

#Railroad #KansasCity #US #Mexico #economy #cashflow #stock $KSU Kansas City Southern: This Top railroad stock will see a very solid 2-H this year with the improving economy. Kansas City Southern Inc. (NYSE:KSU) is a Class 1 North American railroad, with 6,000-track mile network, serving 10 states in the central and south-central US, and Mexico. With […]

S&P 500 Shines Despite the C-19 Coronavirus Overhang

S&P 500 Shines Despite the C-19 Coronavirus Overhang

#SP500 #C19Coronavirus #stocks #cash #winners #economy $SPY $SPX $RUTX The big-cap US stocks may not be biggest winners when the virus is under control. US stocks, as measured by the benchmark S&P 500 index are strong even with the increase C-19 coronavirus cases, as the index contains nearly all of the world’s very largest listed […]

Money Managers Still Holding Cash Amidst This Strong Market Recovery

Money Managers Still Holding Cash Amidst This Strong Market Recovery

#gold #stocks #commodities #bonds #cash #value #growth #C19coronavirus #election #volatility #Fed #risk #recovery $BAC After slashing cash piles by the most in a decade last month, fund managers with $570-B are hanging on to their dry powder amid this historic epic stock rally. Investors surveyed by Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) boosted average cash holdings […]

Sitting on a Cash Pile 3.0? US Infrastructure is on the Horizon

Sitting on a Cash Pile 3.0? US Infrastructure is on the Horizon

#brokeout #stock #bullish #cash #infrastructure #concrete #pipe #expansion #support #resistance #precast #water #management $FRTA Forterra, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRTA) broke out on 15 June at 9.79 and confirmed it on 30 June at 11.16, it closed Monday at 12.37 Vs its 52 wk high at 15.42. The Street’s consensus is 11.60 now. Forterra is underappreciated, it is […]

Sitting on a Pile of Cash, AQST is a Speculative Buy with a Long Term Very Bullish Bias

$AQST Friday, Aquestive Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:AQST) was reiterated a Buy and its price target was raised to 15 Vs 5.75 close at HC Wainwright, as a royalty program it is involved in with Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, a Private company, received FDA approval. The consensus target is 17.17 Vs a 52 wk trading range of 1.41 -10. […]

Goodbye to High-yield Savings Accounts

Goodbye to High-yield Savings Accounts

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX For years, the high-yield saving products were a success for both consumers and financial institutions alike. After getting almost Zero interest from big US banks, individuals who parked their excess cash with the likes of Ally Financial Inc., Barclays Plc, Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s consumer bank, Marcus, or HSBC Holdings Plc’s HSBC Direct […]

The Economics of Negative Interest Rates Simplified

The Economics of Negative Interest Rates Simplified

Here we assess whether this is a sustainable form of monetary policy for central banks in some countries at risk of a deflationary depression. A negative interest rate policy happens when a country’s central bank lowers the nominal monetary policy interest rate below Zero. In other words, commercial banks must pay to lodge some of […]

Sitting on a Cash Pile? Black Gold Recovering Fast

$MPC What a difference a month makes, last month traders were paying buyer to take their speculative deliveries, Monday, the benchmark pricing for WTI Crude Oil finished at 33.10, up almost 14% from Friday’s close and rose again Tuesday. Oil traders are focused down the road, with futures markets for both overseas-benchmark Brent and WTI […]

Mutual Fund Giants Unfazed by “Rich Guys” Warning on Stocks

Mutual Fund Giants Unfazed by “Rich Guys” Warning on Stocks

$DIA $SPY $QQQ Some Wall Street heavyweights who President Trump dubbed ‘rich guys’ last week may sound alarmed about stocks, but some of the world’s biggest investors are holding on or boosting their holdings. Money managers and strategists at Capital Group, Franklin Templeton and BlackRock Inc., which together oversee about $8.8-T, say stocks remain attractive […]

Newmont Corporation (NYSE:NEM) is Loving the Price of Gold

Newmont Corporation (NYSE:NEM) is Loving the Price of Gold

$NEM Newmont Corp. (NYSE:NEM): Deutsche Bank reiterated its Buy rating and raised its price target to 70 from 54. NEM has seen its shares surge since merging Newmont and Goldcorp to create the world’s Top gold-mining stock. With a market cap of $50-B, the company is loving the price of gold at near 10 yr […]

Sitting on a Cash Pile? PG&E Corp. (NYSE:PCG) was Raised to Buy from Neutral at UBS

$PCG On 29 January 2019, PG&E Corporation Inc. filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California. The Democrat Governor objected… Governor Newsom had opposed PG&E’s plan due to its reliance on debt, which he has said could leave it unable to raise the estimated $40-B […]

Today’s US Stock Market says “the Worst is behind us now”

Today’s US Stock Market says “the Worst is behind us now”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX The stock market is blocking bad news now and is saying the “worst is behind us“ It is the Key rationalization for the expansion, expansion to the point where the S&P 500 is trading today at a higher P/E multiple based on forward 12-month earnings 19.7X than it was trading […]

US Unemployment Numbers are High, They Were Not Caused by the Economy’s Underlying Fundamentals

US Unemployment Numbers are High, They Were Not Caused by the Economy’s Underlying Fundamentals

Friday, Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia said he is “optimistic” that the United States can recover from the current economic situation faster than in the past fundamental downturns. “Unemployment numbers are very high, much higher than we’ve seen in years past, but it is from a different cause,” Secretary Scalia said in a TV interview. “It […]

Sitting on a Pile of Cash? Here are 2 Energy Energy Sector Stocks Under $10/share with Huge Northside Outlooks

Sitting on a Pile of Cash? Here are 2 Energy  Energy Sector Stocks Under $10/share with Huge Northside Outlooks

$PE $WPX We are screening the wirehouses energy research world looking for quality energy stocks that are rated Buy and trading way off their highs in this market, that are strong enough to hold on, be bought for value, and recover as Crude Oil prices recover thru 2021. These 2 are smaller capitalization stocks for […]

Crude Oil Volatility Signals Major ‘Rebalancing’

Crude Oil Volatility Signals Major ‘Rebalancing’

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $USO $OIL $VXX The lack of demand in the world Crude Oil market has set it up to be forced into a necessary rebalancing over the coming weeks as rapidly filling storage leads to significant production cuts and higher prices. See price volatility continuing high in the weeks ahead, as retail […]

On 26 March I Reported that I Believed that the Following Stocks Would Highly Benefit from the Coronavirus Chaos…

On 26 March I Reported that I Believed that the Following Stocks Would Highly Benefit from the Coronavirus Chaos…

…now I will let you know how they are doing and why. Further, here my discussion on the future, “Beyond the Virus: Refocusing on Essential Industries and Businesses” have a look. $VNDA, $ACLS, $RDNT, $CNO, $PGNX, $PRDO, $CLF, $UCTT, $CF, $MOV If this uncertainty and volatility have you prudently sidelined in cash, know that all things […]

The ‘Main Street’ Lending Program, Who Got the Money so Far

The ‘Main Street’ Lending Program, Who Got the Money so Far

$RUTH $SHAK Over 2 wks, the US government pledged $350-B to Main Street businesses across America desperate for cash after coronavirus lockdowns. A picture is emerging of who got the money. More than 25% of the total went to fewer than 2% of the firms that got relief. They include a number of publicly traded […]

Trillions on the Sidelines Will Come Back Chasing Returns

Trillions on the Sidelines Will Come Back Chasing Returns

$SPY Investors understand the current market chaos was not presaged by fundamental economic issues, like the US mortgage crisis in the recession of Y 2008. But the uncertainty that is being cast about what turns the coronavirus might take, and the implications that could have for the economy and markets, have left the moneyed class […]

Global Money Managers Sitting on Huge ‘Cash Piles’

Global Money Managers Sitting on Huge ‘Cash Piles’

$SPY $SPX $USD $BAC Stocks may be recovering from their March lows, but investor pessimism over the health crisis’ economic damage is at very high marks with cash positions the highest since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, according to a Bank of America Corp. survey. Fund managers have shunned risk, with equity allocations the lowest since […]

Investor Sentiment is Turning Positive

Investor Sentiment is Turning Positive

$SPY $SPX The markets move from speculators to investors. There is budding optimistic investor sentiment as numerous countries have taken steps to lessen lockdown restrictions and many of the most gravely impacted countries see the flattening of their infection curves and allow non-essential workers to go back to work Now, we are seeing more and […]

“Cash Is Trash” as Treasury’s Printing Presses Roll, There is a Costly Negative to Holding It

“Cash Is Trash” as Treasury’s Printing Presses Roll, There is a Costly Negative to Holding It

$USD There are better assets to hold than cash as central banks print money and keep interest rates low in response to the coronavirus pandemic. “Please remember that while it does not move around in value as much as other assets, there is a costly negative return to it,” said investment manager Ray Dalio. “So, […]

The New Company Performance Metric: Earnings Before Coronavirus (EBITDAC)

The New Company Performance Metric: Earnings Before Coronavirus (EBITDAC)

$JPM $BLK A meme circulated on Twitter recently suggesting that companies suffering from the global pandemic will trot out a new performance metric: EBITDAC, for earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, amortisation and coronavirus. It’s apparently not a joke. Some companies are adjusting their numbers to avoid triggering defaults on loans, Refinitiv LPC reported last month. […]

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

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

$COBE, $ICE, $MSFT, $PTON, $TWTR These are all Buys if you can manage the risk. Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is our list for Monday, 6 April, as follows: CBOE Global Markets Inc. (BATS:CBOE) was raised […]

‘Painful’ Economy Will Turn Around in Weeks

‘Painful’ Economy Will Turn Around in Weeks

Friday, President Trump senior economic advisor Larry Kudlow said the United States’ economic situation will continue to be painful throughout upcoming weeks because of the damages caused by the coronavirus pandemic, but conditions may start to turn around in the next 4 to 8 wks, “This is not going to last throughout the year,” Mr. […]

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

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

$APD, $GOOGL, $GILD, $INTU, $LRCX These are all Buys if you can manage the risk. Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is our list for Friday, 3 April, these are all Top companies with huge cash piles, […]

Gold is the ‘Go To’ Asset in Times of Crisis

Gold is the ‘Go To’ Asset in Times of Crisis

$XAU $GLD Gold Dealers Report Big Shortages of Bars and Coins Most in Demand, as People Want to Buy Gold. Gold is seeking a steady mark for its next move North, as President Trump’s warning of a “very painful” time for the United States from the coronavirus and a fresh selloff on Wall Street sent […]

Crunching the Numbers on Stocks that will Benefit as this Market Turns Due North

Crunching the Numbers on Stocks that will Benefit as this Market Turns Due North

$VNDA, $ACLS, $RDNT, $CNO, $PGNX, $PRDO, $CLF, $UCTT, $CF, $MOV If this uncertainty and volatility have you prudently sidelined in cash, know that all things eventually pass, and there are stocks are likely to run as the market reverses and recovers. A place to start is stocks that are very sensitive to changes in the […]

Gold Sellers Opt for Bucks Due to Coronavirus

Gold Sellers Opt for Bucks Due to Coronavirus

$XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV $PLAT $USD Gold prices fell Monday as investors stockpile cash, with a rising numbers of coronavirus-led national lockdowns threatening to overshadow stimulus measures from global central banks to combat the economic damage. Spot gold edged down 0.2% to 1,494.63 oz by 0320 GMT, after rising as much as 3.1% in the […]

Fed Moving to Ensure Liquidity in Money Market Mutual Funds

Fed Moving to Ensure Liquidity in Money Market Mutual Funds

Wednesday night the Fed rolled out its 3rd emergency credit program in 2 days, announcing it would make loans to banks that offer as collateral assets purchased from money market mutual funds. The new facility through the Boston Federal Reserve bank will offer “support for the flow of credit to households and businesses” by ensuring […]

Selling Widespread, Losses Were Pared into the Close

Selling Widespread, Losses Were Pared into the Close

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX, $USO, $XAU, $USD, $VXX Despite the coordinated stimulus packages announced by central banks and the massive stimulus plans laid out by Washington, confidence was lacking due to the growing outbreak of COVID-19 and the continued shutdown of the economy. Shortly before the close, the Senate passed the House bill that provides […]

Gold Finished Lowest since December, Silver Lowest Finish in 10+ Yrs

Gold Finished Lowest since December, Silver Lowest Finish in 10+ Yrs

$XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV $USD Monday, gold futures fell to settle at their lowest mark since December, and silver futures finished at their lowest mark in over 10+yrs, as the Fed’s emergency decision to slash interest rates failed to stem losses in the stock market, sending traders scrambling for cash. Prices for the 2 precious […]

Congress Considering Cash ‘Handouts’ to American Households

Congress Considering Cash ‘Handouts’ to American Households

Cash handouts to all American households is gaining support in Congress as the best way to shore up an economy brought to a near-standstill by the coronavirus. Senator Tom Cotton (R:AK) said he is working on legislation that would provide cash stipends to American households. Several House Democrats back sending $1,000.00 checks as the best […]

Unprecedented Stresses in US Financial Markets Has Investor Sidelining Trillions in Cash

Unprecedented Stresses in US Financial Markets Has Investor Sidelining Trillions in Cash

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $USD $JPY $VXX Friday, Ultra Long-term US T-Bond futures moved about 1.3 pts a day on average in January, were down more than 7 pts on the day and off 36 pts from Monday’s high. Italian sovereign debt had imploded. An index of costs to insure corporate debt with credit-default swaps […]

If You are Worried About Your Portfolio – Slow and Steady Always Wins

If You are Worried About Your Portfolio – Slow and Steady Always Wins

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $USO $GLD Monday, the DJIA saw its worst decliner since Y 2008 in response to news of COVID-19 and the Saudi/Russia Crude Oil price war, and the ride the stock market/s have taken in the last 2 wks has left lot of investors with stomach aches. If you have a 401(k) […]

Aurora Cannabis (NYSE:ACB) Stock Dives Breaking Key Support

Aurora Cannabis (NYSE:ACB) Stock Dives Breaking Key Support

$ACB Aurora Cannabis (NYSC:ACB) said CEO Terry Booth to retire and Executive Chairman Michael Singer becomes interim CEO as the beleaguered marijuana producer announced $752.79-M in impairment charges Thursday. The company also cut about 500 jobs, including about 25% of corporate positions. Aurora’s NYSE-listed stock fell 13.5% in after-hours trading. The shares were halted earlier […]

2020 Davos:”Cash Is Trash,” Investors Should Put Money in Stocks

2020 Davos:”Cash Is Trash,” Investors Should Put Money in Stocks

$SPY, $SPX Investment Wizard Ray Dalio urges all investors to dump cash for a diversified portfolio, explaining that they should not miss out on the strength of this long running Bull market. “Cash is trash,” Mr. Dalio said on TV. “Get out of cash. There’s still a lot of money in cash (on the sidelines),” he said. […]

Cash Payouts to American Farmers in Time for Thanksgiving

Cash Payouts to American Farmers in Time for Thanksgiving

Sunday, President Trump welcomed a “cash” payout to American farmers before the Thanksgiving Day holiday that he attributed to China tariffs. “Our great Farmers will receive another major round of ‘cash,’ compliments of China Tariffs, prior to Thanksgiving,” he wrote on Twitter. “The smaller farms and farmers will be big beneficiaries. In the meantime, and […]

2020 Could Be a Golden Year for these Companies

2020 Could Be a Golden Year for these Companies

$XAU, $SLV, $GLD, $GOLD, $CPNFF, $NEM, $KL, $RIO, $WPM, $CG After 1 of the most geopolitically charged years in recent memory, gold is now set to soar Prices began to bounce back in Y 2019, and as trade wars and conflict in the Middle East took hold, investors started racing back to their favorite safe haven […]

Secretary Mnuchin Open to Cash Crunch Funding for Big Banks

Secretary Mnuchin Open to Cash Crunch Funding for Big Banks

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Tuesday he is open to loosening liquidity requirements for big banks to relieve possible cash crunches in short-term funding markets. “The banks have raised an issue around intra-day liquidity, and that is something that makes sense for regulators to look at,” Secretary Mnuchin said in an interview. His comments came […]

Cash is King, Retail Investors Nervous Ahead of Summer

Cash is King, Retail Investors Nervous Ahead of Summer

$DIA, $SPY, $SOX, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Cash is King for investors heading into Summer Increasing a cash buffer is typical during times of economic and geopolitical uncertainty. But data from global wealth managers show that stashing cash has continued at unusually high rates even as global stocks have rallied this year on conflicting signals […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Post Strong Q-1 Results

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Post Strong Q-1 Results

$RACE FLASH: THE FERRARI F8 TRIBUTO, 1ST OF 5 NEW MODELS UNVEILED IN 2019 DRIVING STRONG REVENUE Ferrari F8 Tributo Successfully presented at the Geneva Motor Show on 5 March 2019, the Ferrari F8 Tributo represents the most powerful V8 in the Maranello Outfit’s history for a non-special series Supercar and sets the benchmark for […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Appears on the Edge of Bankruptcy

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Appears on the Edge of Bankruptcy

$TSLA Wednesday, covered in Red Ink Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) erstwhile CEO Elon Musk suggested a capital raise could be imminent, as the US’ fledgling EV maker lost $700-M in Q-1 and while optimistically predicting a return to profit in Q-3. Tesla big plans to resolve logistics issues with global vehicle deliveries after suffering stiff headwinds marked […]

Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand

Stepping into Bangkok where sensory overload hits you like a wave. A million different scents and noises overwhelm you, making this city 1 of the most electrifying destinations in the world. Whether you are eating street food, wandering through an ornate temple or trying to navigate streets crowded with tuk-tuks, Bangkok is packed with adventure. […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) ‘Ponzi Scheme’

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) ‘Ponzi Scheme’

$TSLA By Tyler Derden FLASH: Since Y 2008, 78% of Tesla’s Operating Cash Flow has come from refundable customer deposits An impressive, 46-page Value Investor Club write-up on Tesla was published by user jcoviedo Monday and promptly leaked thereafter, which – not surprisingly – pitched a short thesis which sees the stock price 1st dropping […]

Elon Musk’s Tweets Assures Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Will Have to Pay $920-M + Interest to Bondholders

Elon Musk’s Tweets Assures Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Will Have to Pay $920-M + Interest to Bondholders

$TSLA Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) share price was nowhere near the necessary mark to help convert its $920-M in bonds to stock even before CEO Elon Musk’s recent incendiary Tweets. And so Mr. Musk’s contentious Tweets killed any last-minute hopes that a miracle rally is in the offing. His struggling EV company is on the hook to […]

“No Need to Hike Rates Again”

“No Need to Hike Rates Again”

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Trump Policy Traction, FOMC Minutes Due Wednesday Tuesday, New York Fed President John Williams said he is comfortable with the level US interest rates are at now, and sees no need to raise them again unless growth or inflation shift to an unexpectedly higher gear. In an interview with […]

Managed Money Moves Back into High Yield Corporate Bonds

Managed Money Moves Back into High Yield Corporate Bonds

US fund investors charged into high-yield corporate bonds during the latest week, shoveling $3.3-B, the most cash flowing into that market since late Y 2016, Lipper said Thursday, boosted by dovish words from Fed Chairman Powell. Underscoring investors’ appetite for some risk-taking, investors pulled $15-B net cash from US-based money market funds, according to the […]

Family Owned Italian Fashion Houses Prepare for the Future

Family Owned Italian Fashion Houses Prepare for the Future

$KORS To stay on trend, Italian fashion houses are refashioning themselves for future growth. Luxury label Ermenegildo Zegna, which opens Fall/Winter menswear previews at Milan Fashion Week Friday, made its 1st move to expand abroad with the Zegna Group’s Summer acquisition of American brand Thom Browne. The Gianni Versace house’s entrance into the group owned […]

Best Time Since President Trump’s Election to Buy Stocks

Best Time Since President Trump’s Election to Buy Stocks

Best Time Since President Trump’s Election to Buy Stocks $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ,$RUTX, $VXX Savvy investors, sidelined and sitting on cash are setting up to come back into this market The sell-off that started in October is a healthy correction in this Bull market and investors should continue to tune out the Noise. The beaten down […]

As Market Corrects, Huge Opportunities Come to Light

As Market Corrects, Huge Opportunities Come to Light

As Market Corrects, Huge Opportunities Come to Light $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX This Bull market correction is/will yield huge opportunities for savvy and patient participants. If you have to put money to work in the market now, we suggest you go into the defensive names in healthcare, consumer staples and utilities In tech 1 will […]

METALLA UPDATE: NEW DISCOVERY ON THE SANTA GERTRUDIS GOLD PROPERTY

METALLA UPDATE: NEW DISCOVERY ON THE SANTA GERTRUDIS GOLD PROPERTY

METALLA UPDATE: NEW DISCOVERY ON THE SANTA GERTRUDIS GOLD PROPERTY $MTAFF, $AEM Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd.(TSXV: MTA) (OTCQX: MTAFF) (FRANKFURT: X9CP) ) updates on its recently acquired 2% net smelter return royalty covering the Santa Gertrudis gold property owned by Agnico Eagle Mines Limited. (NYSE: AEM). Brett Heath, President and Chief Executive Officer of […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Falls, Bringing Down the Entire Cryptocurrency Market

Bitcoin (BTC) Falls, Bringing Down the Entire Cryptocurrency Market

Bitcoin (BTC) Falls, Bringing Down the Entire Cryptocurrency Market $BTCUSD For months, the price of Bitcoin has been hanging around the mid-6,000’s mark.  But now, the most popular cryptocurrency has plummeted by 12% over the last day, hitting a value just above 5,500. The total market capitalization for Bitcoin now stands at $96-B, the 1st […]

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 […]

Metalla (OTCQX:MTAFF) Completed the Smelter Return Royalty on the Santa Gertrudis Gold Property

Metalla (OTCQX:MTAFF) Completed the Smelter Return Royalty on the Santa Gertrudis Gold Property

Metalla (OTCQX:MTAFF) Completed the Smelter Return Royalty on the Santa Gertrudis Gold Property (TSXV: MTA) ($MTAFF) (FRANKFURT: X9CP) Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd. (TSXV: MTA) (OTCQX: MTAFF) (FRANKFURT: X9CP) is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced acquisition of a 2% net smelter return royalty on the Santa Gertrudis gold property located north […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Admits SEC Subpoenas, ‘Nothing’ Musk Calls FBI’s Criminal Probe “Absurd”

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Admits SEC Subpoenas, ‘Nothing’ Musk Calls FBI’s Criminal Probe “Absurd”

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Admits SEC Subpoenas, ‘Nothing’ Musk Calls FBI’s Criminal  Probe “Absurd” $TSLA US securities regulators have issued subpoenas regarding Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) public assurances over the production of its newest car the M3, the company said in a filing late Friday, the latest signal of a very aggressive investigation into Elon ‘Nothing’ Musk’s EV maker. The […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Future Is Not Secure Yet

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Future Is Not Secure Yet

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Future Is Not Secure Yet $TSLA Following Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) and Elon Musk has been Wild, that will not change in the foreseeable future. Last week stronger-than-expected Q-3 results relieved some of the pressure on the company and its deposed Chairman, Elon Musk, after a turbulent several months. In early August Mr. Musk smothered […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) to the Dust-bin of Automotive Wannabees?

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) to the Dust-bin of Automotive Wannabees?

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) to the Dust-bin of Automotive Wannabees? $TSLA From the outset Elon Musk’s strategy for Tesla has been bootstrapping: Use the money from the Lotus based roadster to develop and build the M-S; use cash from the M-S to develop and build the M-X; use cash from the M-X to develop and build the […]

Metalla Royalty & Streaming’s (OTCQX: MTAFF)Earning Report Q-1 FY 2019

Metalla Royalty & Streaming’s (OTCQX: MTAFF)Earning Report Q-1 FY 2019

Metalla Royalty & Streaming’s (OTCQX: MTAFF)Earning Report Q-1 FY 2019 $MTAFF Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd.(TSXV:MTA) (OTCQX:MTAFF) (FRANKFURT:X9CP) announces its financial results for the 1st Quarter of Fiscal Year 2019. For complete details of the condensed interim consolidated financial statements and accompanying management’s discussion and analysis for the 3 months ended 31 August 2018, go […]

Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd (OTCQX:MTAFF) Closing on Gold Royalty Acquisition

Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd (OTCQX:MTAFF) Closing on Gold Royalty Acquisition $MTAFF, $GLGDF, $RGLD, $FNV,$WPM HeffX-LTN views Metalla, a new entry, in this coming commodities cycle as a good risk-off bet. Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd’s (OTCQX:MTAFF) CEO Brett Heath announced Monday, that the company is proceeding to close its acquisition of the 2% net smelter […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Key Quarterly Financial Report Coming

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Key Quarterly Financial Report Coming

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Key Quarterly Earnings Report Coming $TSLA Selling Vapor Ware and taking deposits on cars that cannot be produced and delivered do not produce earnings. Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Mission: “Accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy.” It says soon on its website. My Big Q is: Why? The Big A: 1st Tesla has to prove it […]

If You Win the $1.6-M in the Mega Millions Lottery, You Still Need a Financial Plan

If You Win the $1.6-M in the Mega Millions Lottery, You Still Need a Financial Plan

If You Win the $1.6-M in the Mega Millions Lottery, You Still Need a Financial Plan Playing the lottery has become the new version of the American Dream for many people. There have been no Mega Millions jackpot winners since 24 July, so the jackpot will be at least $1.6-B for Tuesday’s drawing. That payout will be […]

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

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

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

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Need Lots More Cash, What is Going to Happen?

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Need Lots More Cash, What is Going to Happen?

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Need Lots More Cash, What is Going to Happen? $TSLA, $MS Wall Street experts say, “Tesla will need to raise more cash”, it has some notions about how and when that may happen. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) said that in addition to a capital raise in Y 2018, Elon Musk may also need an outside […]

People a Asking: What Does the Future Hold for Elon Musk and Tesla?

People a Asking: What Does the Future Hold for Elon Musk and Tesla?

People a Asking: What Does the Future Hold for Elon Musk and Tesla? $TSLA On Tuesday, news broke that the Department of Justice had started a probe into Elon Musk’s 7 August ‘420’ Tweet: “Am considering taking Tesla private at $420. Funding secured.” The news of the DOJ inquiry sent Tesla stock tumbling yet again, […]

 Stock Buybacks Up 50% to $384-B

 Stock Buybacks Up 50% to $384-B

 Stock Buybacks Up 50% to $384-B $AAPL, $GS, $SPY The biggest use of cash among S&P 500 companies is making their public footprints smaller, a strategy that is paid dividends in 2018. According to Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS), aggregate share repurchases aka buybacks, rose by nearly 50% to $384-B in 1-H of Y 2018. That tops […]

METALLA ADDS ROYALTY ON AGNICO EAGLE’S SANTA GERTRUDIS GOLD PROPERTY

METALLA ADDS ROYALTY ON AGNICO EAGLE’S SANTA GERTRUDIS GOLD PROPERTY $MTAFF, $AEM, $GLGDF Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd. (TSXV: MTA) (OTCQX: MTAFF) (FRANKFURT: X9CP) announced last Wednesday that it has entered into a purchase and sale agreement to acquire a 2% net smelter return royalty on the Santa Gertrudis gold property located north of Hermosillo in Sonora, […]

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