Gold Price Breaks Above Neutral, Settles Above $1,800 oz

Gold Price Breaks Above Neutral, Settles Above  $1,800 oz

#Gold #XAU #GLD #HUI #WGC #bullion #precious #metal #asset #USD C19cronavirus #China #HeffCap #inflation $XAU $GLD $USD The price of gold has risen above the 1,800 psych mark Spot gold up 17% in the 1st 6 months of Y 2020 Gold ETF net inflows in i-H of Y 2020 exceeds full year record set in […]

President Trump Says: US in a “Good Place”, Rebukes Dr. Doom Fauci on His C-19 Coronavirus Comments

President Trump Says: US in a “Good Place”, Rebukes Dr. Doom Fauci on His C-19 Coronavirus Comments

#PresidentTrump, #C19Coronavirus, #US #China #economy, #WhiteHouse, #NYSE $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Tuesday, President Trump publicly criticized Dr. Anthony ‘Doom’ Fauci for his comments on the C-19 coronavirus chaos, and said the US is in a “good place” despite a rise in virus cases. “Well, I think we are in a good place. I disagree […]

President Trump Celebrates 4th of July at White House Event with Fireworks, Jets (Video)

President Trump Celebrates 4th of July at White House Event with Fireworks, Jets (Video)

#PresidentTrump #celebrates #4thofJuly #WhiteHouse #Jets #Fireworks #FirstLady #C19coronavirus, #China #history #freedom #Marxists #mobs President Trump marked Independence Day by vowing to defeat the “radical left” and lauding of his handling of the C-19 coronavirus. President Trump, speaking from the South Lawn of the White House hammering those protesting statues of certain historical figures and other […]

Gold Price Tops $1,800 oz, Posting its Best Quarter in 4 yrs

Gold Price Tops $1,800 oz, Posting its Best Quarter in 4 yrs

#gold #COMEX #coronavirus #bullion #metal #inflation #HefCap #Fed $XAU $GLD Gold futures rose above 1,800 oz for the 1st time in more than 8 yrs as low interest rates, China tensions and virus chaos are driving demand for the precious Yellow metal as a safe-haven. Bullion for August delivery rose as much as 1.3% to […]

Tencent Holdings Ltd OTC:TCTZF on Way to $100

Tencent Holdings Ltd OTC:TCTZF on Way to $100

#tencent $tstzf #china #games #tech #strongbuy Tencent Games, the world-leading game development, publishing and operation platform, unveiled a new chapter in innovative gameplay and quality games with a roadmap of more than 40 game product updates, including new self-developed and licensed games with fan favorite intellectual property (IP). The announcement made at the Tencent Games […]

Friday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Japanese shares bounced back Friday, tracking overnight Wall Street gains, with banks leading the rally in both markets, after US regulators’ decision to ease some rules allayed fears over a spike in fresh virus cases. The benchmark Nikkei average rose 1.1% at 22,512.08, on the wk, the index gained 0.1%. The broader Topix rose 1% […]

Asia’s Booming Tech Sector: Tencent Continues Growth

Asia’s Booming Tech Sector: Tencent Continues Growth

Tencent Holdings Ltd 0700.HK Target HKD$1000 Chinese internet giant Tencent said Thursday it had bought some assets of struggling Asian streaming service iflix, in a major expansion of its online video presence in the region. Western firms, led by Netflix, dominate streaming globally but companies from the world’s number two economy have been taking tentative […]

President Trump is “Robustly Funding the Military”

President Trump is “Robustly Funding the Military”

Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates Sunday praised President Trump for “robustly” funding the US military, his “bold” outreach to NKorea, and for challenging China. Sunday, in a TV interview Mr. Gates said he was critical of Donald Trump in Y 2016 ahead of his election, when he called him “stubbornly uninformed about the world […]

Boeing (NYSE:BA) Leads the Broad Market Due North

Boeing (NYSE:BA) Leads the Broad Market Due North

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Wall Street rallied Wednesday with the NAS Comp approaching record highs as signs of an economic recovery from the Medical Malpractice chaos instant recession. Financials, industrials and tech pushed the 3 major US stock indexes well into the Green. The S&P 500 and the NAS Comp each posted their 4th day […]

Market Bulls Resist Selling Pressure in the Midsts of Chaos

Market Bulls Resist Selling Pressure in the Midsts of Chaos

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Monday, we saw more of the same resistance to selling pressure, as the Bulls remain in charge. Notably, President Trump made a short but strong statement from the Rose Garden about stopping the nationwide rioting buy invoking the Insurrection Act. The major indices posted modest gains, as the market remained […]

“China Will Pay for Its Economic, Biological ‘Aggression'”

“China Will Pay for Its Economic, Biological ‘Aggression

Trade adviser Peter Navarro says there will be “serious consequences” for China’s role in the spread of the C-19 coronavirus chaos around the globe. In an interview Mr. Navarro, who serves as  director of trade and manufacturing policy, defended his accusation that China withheld information and personal protective equipment from the world community at the […]

President Trump ‘Furious’ with China’s Actions

President Trump ‘Furious’ with China’s Actions

The White House is “furious at what China has done in recent days, weeks, and months,” and President Trump will present ideas for holding the Asian nation accountable for its actions concerning the C-19 coronavirus chaos and with its aggressions against Hong Kong, Taiwan, and other countries, National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said Friday.  […]

C-19 Coronavirus: The Crisis is Not the Disease but Its Political and Media Exploitation

C-19 Coronavirus: The Crisis is Not the Disease but Its Political and Media Exploitation

The People are Enraged, how long will this last? “The idea that the worldwide lockdown of virtually every country other than Sweden may have been an enormous mistake strikes many, including world leaders, most scientists especially health officials, doctors and epidemiologists, those who work in major news media, opinion writers in those media and the […]

Australian Scientists Found that the C-19 coronavirus was Designed to Attack Humans

Australian Scientists Found that the C-19 coronavirus was Designed to Attack Humans

A major new Australian study of C-19 coronavirus found that it is specially adapted to infect human cells, casting doubt on whether it emerged in bats or pangolins when it 1st erupted in China. As a consequence, the scientists behind the study say, a “possibility which still cannot be excluded is that SARSCoV-2 was created by […]

“We could open up again and forget the whole thing”

“We could open up again and forget the whole thing”

Epidemiologist K. Wittkowski on the deadly consequences of lockdown. Governments around the world say they are following ‘The Science’ with their Draconian measures to stem the spread of the virus. But the science around C-19 coronavirus is bitterly contested. Many experts have serious doubts about the effectiveness of the measures, and argue that our outsized […]

Techno-Tyranny in the Headlights

Techno-Tyranny in the Headlights

Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is a Major Player and Threat to rights and liberties. As noted in the article, “Techno-Tyranny: How the US national Security State Is Using Coronavirus to Fulfill an Orwellian Vision,” the US is rapidly adopting an AI driven mass surveillance system rivaling that of China, and legal and structural obstacles are now being swept […]

China US Trade Update

China US Trade Update

Trade negotiators from the United States and China will hold a phone call as early as next week, citing people familiar with the matter. The call will include Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. The talks will be about progress in implementing a phase-one deal after U.S. President Donald Trump […]

5G News: Department of Commerce Announces the Addition of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. to the Entity List

5G News:  Department of Commerce Announces the Addition of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. to the Entity List

Today, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it will be adding Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. and its affiliates to the Bureau’s Entity List. This action stems from information available to the Department that provides a reasonable basis to conclude that Huawei is engaged in activities that […]

Censorship Breeds Distrust, Tune Out the Noise

Censorship Breeds Distrust, Tune Out the Noise

$TWTR $GOOG $GOOGL $FB Draconian censorship is in full swing now over the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and C-19. Anything that questions or contradicts the biased edicts of the World Health Organization (WHO) is now being blocked, taken down or tagged as fake news on social media platforms. According to NewsGuard, “There is no evidence that the […]

President Trump to ‘Rip’ the Supply Chains from China

President Trump to ‘Rip’ the Supply Chains from China

The Trump Administration is “turbocharging” an initiative to rip global industrial supply chains from China as it weighs new tariffs to punish Beijing for its handling of the coronavirus outbreak. President Trump has stepped up attacks on China ahead of the 3 November US Presidential election, and he vows to bring manufacturing home from overseas. […]

On the 1st Day in May, Investors Took Some Profits

On the 1st Day in May, Investors Took Some Profits

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Friday, all 11 S&P 500 sectors opened and closed in the Red. The energy (-6.0%) and consumer discretionary (-4.6%) sectors took the biggest hits, and the consumer staples sector (-1.2%) declined the least.   Investors had to contend with President Trump threatening new tariffs on China for its handling of the […]

SARS-CoV-2 Primarily Spreads in Close Quarters, Not Outdoors

SARS-CoV-2 Primarily Spreads in Close Quarters, Not Outdoors

The SARS-CoV-2 virus triggers COVID-19 infections, and how it is spread continues to be investigated. Experts believe most infections are acquired through respiratory droplets that are released when a person speaks, sneezes or coughs. These droplets may land on your face, hands or surrounding surfaces. Experts believe you may become infected by touching a surface […]

“The Fed Cannot Print Gold”, Prices Seen Higher

“The Fed Cannot Print Gold”, Prices Seen Higher

$XAU $GLD $BAC $USD Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC) raised its 18-month gold-price target to 3,000 oz more than 50% above the existing price record in a report titled “The Fed Cannot Print Gold.” The bank increased its target from 2,000 previously, as policy makers across the globe open huge amounts of fiscal and monetary […]

The Big Q: What made people believe Communist China was a reliable partner?

The Big Q: What made people believe Communist China was a reliable partner?

$OIL The Big A: Relying on China for economic development was never a good idea, but it turned out to be more dangerous than we thought. Italy and Iran are 2 of the countries hardest hit by The Wuhan Virus, outside of China. Helen Raleigh explains why at The Federalist: The reason these 2 countries are […]

Latest on the Spread of the Coronavirus Around the World

Latest on the Spread of the Coronavirus Around the World

Reported cases of the coronavirus crossed 2.14-M globally and 143,744 people have died, according to a Reuters tally as of 0200 GMT Friday. DEATHS AND INFECTIONS * For an interactive graphic tracking the global spread, open tmsnrt.rs/3aIRuz7 in an external browser. * For a U.S.-focused tracker with state-by-state and county map, open tmsnrt.rs/2w7hX9T in an external browser. AMERICAS * […]

President Trump, “We are Doing a Very Thorough Exam of China’s Wuhan Lab”

President Trump, “We are Doing a Very Thorough Exam of China’s Wuhan Lab”

“We are doing a very thorough examination of this horrible situation that happened.” President Trump refused to comment about reports the the US intel has a high level of confidence the coronavirus pandemic emanated from a Wuhan, China, virology lab. The intel suggests that a Wuhan laboratory with lax safety protocols infected an intern with […]

President Trump says, “I am halting funding for the World Health Organization”

President Trump says, “I am halting funding for the World Health Organization”

Tuesday, President Trump announced he is halting funding for the World Health Organization (WHO) pending a review of its response to the initial coronavirus outbreak after the organization criticized his travel restrictions to China. President Trump accused the WHO of “severely mismanaging and covering up” the coronavirus crisis, specifically the initial outbreak in Wuhan, China. He took […]

Gold’s Rally Seeing 1,800 in Here

Gold’s Rally Seeing 1,800 in Here

$XAU $GLD Gold extended its strong rally to hit the highest mark in more than 7 years on concern that this health crisis will have a devastating effect on the global economy, hammering corporate earnings while driving demand for safe-havens. COMEX futures in New York moved closer to 1,800 oz, the mark last seen in […]

Communist China in Concert with the UN’s WHO Committed a Huge International Crime

Communist China in Concert with the UN’s WHO Committed a Huge International Crime

The Chinese Communist regime and/with the World Health Organization (WHO) are not only complicit in one another’s global coronavirus pandemic culpability, they are criminally negligent, according to President Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani. “China’s failure to communicate clearly with WHO is a crime of international proportions, and WHO fixing it for China is disgraceful,” Mr. […]

The UN Continue to Prove that it Is a Useless Organization of ‘Self Serving Diplomats’

The UN Continue to Prove that it Is a Useless Organization of ‘Self Serving Diplomats’

Last week, the United Nations gave the world more proof that they are utterly useless by appointing Jian Duan, a Communist Chinese government official, to its Human Rights Council panel (UNHRC). The UN Human Rights Council Conservative Group is a panel that decides who human rights investigators will be from all around the world. These […]

Communist China’s ‘Day of Reckoning’ Looms

Communist China’s ‘Day of Reckoning’ Looms

The Chinese Communist regime is going to face “a day of reckoning” for the global coronavirus pandemic, not only killed Americans but damaging its economy. The Big Q that is being debated in Washington now about holding China financially responsible for America’s health crisis and corresponding economic impact. When we find evidence and we will find […]

The WHO is a Abject Failure Completely Without Pride or Dignity Run by a Controversial Corrupt Ethiopian Politician

The WHO is a Abject Failure Completely Without Pride or Dignity Run by  a Controversial Corrupt Ethiopian Politician

The UN’s health organization once had clean reputation, that was until the Chinese communist backed him for its Top management position, that makes it failure all the more shameful. On 30 December a Chinese doctor, Li Wenliang, warned colleagues about the outbreak of an illness resembling SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome), which had triggered pandemic in Y […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Coronavirus Broke Globalism

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Coronavirus Broke Globalism

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Just In: Southeast Asian stock markets inched higher Monday, tracking global equities that gained due to a slowdown in coronavirus-related deaths and new infections Last Week’s US Stock Market View Technical Analysis: The action in the major US stock indexes over the past few sessions was almost identical as large-cap […]

ASEAN Briefing: Coronavirus Update

ASEAN Briefing: Coronavirus Update

Due to the developing situation in China and Asia concerning the Coronavirus, this article has been prepared as a running live update service to keep businesses involved in ASEAN updated with the latest relevant regional news. Travel Advisory: we are hearing accounts of travelers in some ASEAN countries being denied entry if they possess any China visa […]

Friday’s World Markets: Asia-Pacific

Hong Kong stocks slipped Friday to end the week lower, as risk-averse sentiment strengthened on continued spread of the coronavirus with infections surpassing 1-M globally. At the close of trade, the Hang Seng index was down 43.95 points, or 0.19%, at 23,236.11. The Hang Seng China Enterprises index fell 0.37% to 9,491.1.The sub-index of the […]

Pressure is On UN’s WHO Chief to Step Down for Helping China Cover-up its Virus Attack

Pressure is On UN’s WHO Chief to Step Down for Helping China Cover-up its Virus Attack

The Fog of War obscures much about the novel coronavirus pandemic. But 2 facts are certain, 1) China’s Communist authorities have lied, concealed and misled about the origins of the epidemic and the toll of the virus in China, and 2) the World Health Organization has acted as Beijing’s handmaid. The result: The global toll of this […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets Update: Asia and Oceania

Asian share markets were down Thursday, clouded by the rising US coronavirus death toll, and with investors braced for more signs of economic pain in the world’s largest economy, ahead of another likely record week of jobless claims. With hopes growing that the worst of the outbreak may have passed for China and SKorea, the […]

President Trump is the Man to Run the Country in This ‘National Emergency’

President Trump is the Man to Run the Country in This ‘National Emergency’

Throughout this national emergency President Trump has continuously shown Americans that he is the right man to lead the nation. From the beginning we have seen President Trump’s best qualities. A while ago, the Quinnipiac poll asked Americans about the President’s best attributes. The public said he was a “strong person” (62%) and that he “is intelligent” […]

Wednesday’s World Markets: Asia and Oceania

Asian equities recorded their biggest foreign outflow in at least 12 years in March, hit by the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on businesses across the region, with most factories shuttered to contain its spread. The S&P/ASX 200 index finished 3.6% higher at 5,258.60, recovering from the benchmark’s 2.02% fall Tuesday. The benchmark closed at […]

Stop UN’s WHO Funding for Helping Communist China Cover Up Coronavirus Outbreak

Stop UN’s WHO Funding for Helping Communist China Cover Up Coronavirus Outbreak

Tuesday, Senator Rick Scott, (R-FL) called for Congress to investigate the World Health Organization (WHO) and consider cutting its funding, saying the group was “helping Communist China cover up” the coronavirus outbreak. “The mission of the WHO is to get public health information to the world so every country can make the best decisions to […]

The Coronavirus Will Change America

The Coronavirus Will Change America

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX America is at War President Trump is commanding and the nation’s governors, mayors and industry leaders are acting in concert to mobilization efforts for the major conflict. As with all major Wars, this will change how Americans think, engage with the world, and behave. Since WWII, Western leaders have embraced globalization, governed by rules for equitable competition, […]

Tuesday’s World Markets: Asia and Oceania

Southeast Asian stock markets rose Tuesday as data showed China factory activity unexpectedly expanded in March after contracting to a record low in the previous month even though the coronavirus pandemic showed few signs of abating. Indian shares edged up Tuesday, tracking broader Asian peers, after upbeat factory data from China gave investors hope of […]

Thursday’s World Markets: Asia and Oceania

Thursday’s World Markets: Asia and Oceania

Most South East Asian stocks rose on optimism around a massive US stimulus package, although Singapore shares fell after the city-state cut its annual growth forecast to better reflect the economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic. Japanese shares took a tumble Thursday following 3 days of massive gains after a rise in domestic coronavirus cases […]

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 […]

America’s Nursing Homes and Convalescent Centers are Ground Zero in “The Virus War”

America’s Nursing Homes and Convalescent Centers are Ground Zero in “The Virus War”

Growing CVOIS-19 coronavirus outbreaks at nursing homes in Washington, Illinois, New Jersey and other states in our nation are laying out for all to see the industry’s long-running problems, including a struggle to control infections and a staffing crisis that relies on poorly paid aides who cannot afford to stay home sick. Earlier this year, […]

President Trump’s Approval Rating on His Handling of Coronavirus Spikes

President Trump’s Approval Rating on His Handling of Coronavirus Spikes

A newly released poll has found that President Trump’s approval rating for how he has handled the coronavirus outbreak has spiked over the last week. “In the new poll, 55% of Americans approve of the President’s management of the crisis, compared to 43% who disapprove,” it was reported. “Trump’s approval on this issue is up […]

The Outsourcing of Jobs, What it has Meant to America and Americans

The Outsourcing of Jobs, What it has Meant to America and Americans

Make American, Hire American, Buy American The Big Q: What has the decline in American manufacturing meant for the average American? The Big A: 1. America eventually became poorer, and saw downgrade of its standard of living. As progressively more manufacturers moved abroad, the flow of money out of the country exceeded the benefits of […]

Hawaii Five-O Star Daniel Dae Kim Tested Positive for COVID-19 Coronavirus

Hawaii Five-O Star Daniel Dae Kim Tested Positive for COVID-19 Coronavirus

Daniel Dae Kim, 51 anni, of Lost and Hawaii Five-O fame, is the latest Hollywood star to be diagnosed with COVID-19 coronavirus. The actor shared the news in a video on social media, noting that it “looks like I’ll be OK.” He also detailed his journey with the coronavirus disease in an effort to help others during this pandemic and called […]

Ending US Dependence on Chinese-Manufactured Pharmaceuticals

Ending US Dependence on Chinese-Manufactured Pharmaceuticals

China makes most generic drugs and therefore control the health of much of the world. Wednesday, Senator Tom Cotton (R:AR) and Congressman Mike Gallagher (R:WI) introduced a bill to end US dependence on Chinese-manufactured pharmaceuticals after China threatened to cut America’s access to vital drugs. “The Chinese Communist Party has threatened to cut off America’s […]

Coronavirus: South Korea, China and Singapore are among the Asian countries facing a second coronavirus wave

Coronavirus: South Korea, China and Singapore are among the Asian countries facing a second coronavirus wave

Coronavirus: South Korea, China and Singapore are among the Asian countries facing a second coronavirus wave South Korea, China and Singapore are among the Asian countries facing a second coronavirus wave, spurred by people importing it from outside. China, where the virus first emerged, reported no new domestic cases on Thursday for the first time […]

If You are Expecting President Trump to ‘Blow up’ Politically, You Will Be Disappointed

If You are Expecting President Trump to ‘Blow up’ Politically, You Will Be Disappointed

It is not impossible to evaluate the political impact of the coronavirus on President Trump’s election campaign. We can see from the Chinese experience that the incidence and impact of the disease is abating, luckily for President Xi. The Trump Administration will not let China off the hook on its dishonesty and negligence in exporting […]

President Trump’s Labeling COVID-19 as a “Chinese Virus” is Correct

President Trump’s Labeling COVID-19 as a “Chinese Virus” is Correct

If any 1 country deserves to have the name “Chinese” attached to a pandemic, it’s China, which did all it could to conceal the outbreak rather than contain it. For weeks, China covered up the coronavirus pandemic. And in the days and weeks after the crisis became evident, China left its airports and borders open, […]

The US Must Reduce Its Pharmaceutical Dependency on China, Now and Now It Is!

The US Must Reduce Its Pharmaceutical Dependency on China, Now and Now It Is!

Just In: President Trump is signing a Buy American executive order to bring more manufacturing for medical supplies back to the US, shredding China 2025. The essence of the order is to bring all of that home so that the US does not have to worry about foreign dependency. Making and Keeping America Great! President […]

Extraordinary Measures are Being Taken to Limit the Virus Spread

Extraordinary Measures are Being Taken to Limit the Virus Spread

$MSFT, $BRK.A, $BRK.B, Big Q: Do the globalists believe they can strip The People of their wealth? On 18-October-19, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, WEF & Gates Foundation sponsored a pandemic exercise in NY for the emergence of a new fictional viral illness; “coronavirus acute pulmonary syndrome” At the weekend Bill Gates resigned from […]

China: Coronavirus Peak is Over, Businesses Reopen in Wuhan

China: Coronavirus Peak is Over, Businesses Reopen in Wuhan

Recognizing a marked slowdown in new infections at the epicenter of the coronavirus, China’s Top health commission says the virus has passed its peak in the nation. Travel restrictions being lifted, and businesses reopening in Wuhan. Businesses in Wuhan and Hebei Province have reopened while authorities ease travel restrictions. “Broadly speaking, the peak of the […]

Crude Oil Demand Heads for Record Lows

Crude Oil Demand Heads for Record Lows

$OIL $USO “This is a sudden, instant demand shock, the scale of the decline is unprecedented.” Gasoline becomes more affordable, just when Americans do not need it.” Global Crude Oil consumption is heading to the biggest annual contraction in history, as more countries introduce unprecedented measures to fight the virus outbreak. Travel bans, work-from-home, canceled […]

People are Asking, “What is going on in this Stock Market?”

People are Asking, “What is going on in this Stock Market?”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX The Big Q: What is going on in this Stock Market? The Big A: A confluence of confusion aka lots of unknowns. I have been in the stock market since Y 1981, and like everyone else I know in this game, have not see this kind of action ever. What we […]

US Stock Bulls Up and Running

US Stock Bulls Up and Running

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Tuesday, Wall Street’s Bulls came back to life rising from the edge of Bear market confirmation as bargain-hunters and notions of government stimulus calmed investors’ fears surrounding the coronavirus and prospects of a recession. All 3 major US stock market indexes spiked nearly 5% the day after they suffered their […]

Global Markets and Commodities

Global Markets and Commodities

$GLD $XAU $OIL $USO $USD $MSCI Crude Oil and global equity markets bounced back after the Monday’s losses as the world’s biggest economies moved to cushion the impact of the coronavirus, but stock gains in Europe failed to hold as investors are still cautious. The price of Brent Crude Oil climbed 10% on hopes a […]

Conveselent Care Centers and Nursing Homes Across America are on ‘Virus Alert’

Conveselent Care Centers and Nursing Homes Across America are on ‘Virus Alert’

Nursing homes and other care facilities for the elderly are stockpiling masks and thermometers, preparing for staff shortages and screening visitors to protect their particularly vulnerable population from the coronavirus. In China, where the outbreak began, the disease has been deadlier for the elderly. In Italy, the center of the virus outbreak in the EU, […]

COVID-19: Briefing, 9 March 2020

COVID-19: Briefing, 9 March 2020

President Trump on Thursday signed an $8.3-B emergency funding package to fight COVID-19 A number of outcomes is possible, decision makers should not assume the worst. Fewer than 3 months have since China reported a new virus to the World Health Organization (WHO). The virus is known as SARS-CoV-2, causing COVID-19 disease, spread quickly in […]

The US is Prepared for a COVID-19 Pandemic

The US is Prepared for a COVID-19 Pandemic

$GILD So far, there have been a limited number of reported cases of COVID-19 infection in the US, and the US military has designated several detention sites around the country to quarantine Americans, should things take a turn for the worse. Historically government health officials have exaggerated the threat of pandemics in the US, including […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Last week Late Friday, the stock market put up a fight, on the close it was the worst week for equities since late Y 2008, as the S&P 500 (-0.8%) gave back 11.5% since the prior Friday, recording its 7th day running of losses, falling to its lowest level since […]

Gold Marks a 2nd Straight Session Loss in a “Corrective Pullback”

Gold Marks a 2nd Straight Session Loss in a “Corrective Pullback”

$XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV Gold prices finished lower Wednesday, building on the prior session’s retreat, even as worries remain over the spread of coronavirus outside of China. “It appears the bearish aspect of reduced consumer demand for the precious metals amid the potential for a slowdown in global economic growth is presently trumping the safe-haven […]

President Trump Will Not Postpone Rallies Due to the Virus

President Trump Will Not Postpone Rallies Due to the Virus

Sunday morning President Trump Tweeted praise for his administration’s response to the virus, which he called a “perfectly coordinated and fine tuned plan,” and blame for the MSM, which he said was “doing everything possible to make us look bad.” The President told reporters Saturday night that he will not be postponing his political rallies, […]

“Fed Will Not Make Panic Move and Cut Rates Over Virus”

“Fed Will Not Make Panic Move and Cut Rates Over Virus”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX FLASH: Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh said the coronavirus is being weaponized to bring down President Trump. US economy will be able to ride out any disruption from the global spread of coronavirus, plus not anticipating the Fed to cut interest rates to blunt the virus’ economic impact, that according […]

This Global Virus

This Global Virus

The spread of the coronavirus outbreak to regions from Italy to Iran renewed concerns about a pandemic, with the number of cases worldwide topping 80,000, even though WHO took that label off and applied the emergency label Sunday. Global stocks fell after Italy reported at least 6 deaths and more than 200 confirmed cases. The […]

“Coronavirus Has Not Hurt President Trump’s China Trade Deal”

“Coronavirus Has Not Hurt President Trump’s China Trade Deal”

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Reuters he does not expect the coronavirus outbreak to have a material impact on the Phase 1 US-China trade deal, although that could change as more data becomes available in coming weeks. Finance officials from the world’s 20 largest economies aka G-20, said Sunday they would keep a close watch […]

DJIA Dove 1,000 Pts as Investors Sought Safe-havens in Light of Rise in Virus Cases

DJIA Dove 1,000 Pts as Investors Sought Safe-havens in Light of Rise in Virus Cases

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $MCSI $XAU $VXX Monday, Wall Street’s 3 major stock market indexes fell as investors moved to safe-havens after a rise in coronavirus cases outside China caused worries about the global economic impact of a potential pandemic. Note: WHO removed pandemic from the virus’ and downgraded to emergency Sunday. Wall Street’s 3 […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Technical Analysis at the weekended 21 February  NAS Comp: It sold to the 10-Day EMA and then rebounded and filled the gap from Wednesday. It is still using the 10-day EMA as it trends higher. S&P 500: It tapped at the 20-Day EMA on the low, rebounded to a modest […]

Gold is in the Midst of a Perfect Storm

Gold is in the Midst of a Perfect Storm

$GLD $XAU $SLV $XAG $USD $EUR Concerns about the human and economic cost of the coronavirus continues to drive the need for strategic diversification and safe haven demand. Pro-cyclical commodities such as crude oil and copper meanwhile saw their recent recovery falter in face of renewed concern over the virus spreading outside of China. Commodity […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Last Friday’s Action Stocks recovered but struggled late in the day as the Fed, after a big repurchase operation in the am, said it will reduce the amount of the repos. The overnight repo saw $45.85-B in demand pasting the Fed’s offer. The 2-wk repo saw $59.02-B Vs the $30-B […]

ETFs the Key Driver for Gold’s Gains Over the Last Year

ETFs the Key Driver for Gold’s Gains Over the Last Year

$GLD $IAU $XAU Gold ETFs are the go-to choice to easily and quickly gain exposure to the precious Yellow metal. According to DataTrek research, ETF investors have been a Key driver of the 18.4% full-year gainer in gold prices, even as global demand for the precious Yellow metal dipped 1%. The data suggested that the […]

Philippines’ President Duterte says President Trump Deserves to be Re-elected

Philippines’ President Duterte says President Trump Deserves to be Re-elected

Saturday, Philippine President Duterte said that President Trump deserved to be re-elected, praising the US President’s reaction to his decision to end a Y 1951 military agreement with the United States. President Trump said Wednesday he did not mind Duterte’s decision to end the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA). Defense Secretary, Mark Esper, called the move […]

Philippines Cutting Military Pact with US, President Trump says, “I do not mind”

Philippines Cutting Military Pact with US, President Trump says, “I do not mind”

Wednesday, President Trump said he did not mind Philippines President Duterte’s decision to end a decades-old military agreement with the United States President Duterte Tuesday announced termination of the 20 yr old Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA). Defense Secretary Mark Esper called the decision “unfortunate” as Washington and its allies press China to abide by “international […]

President Trump Lauds China’s Use of the Death Penalty in Drug Trafficking Cases, which he says the US “is Ready” to Adopt

President Trump Lauds China’s Use of the Death Penalty in Drug Trafficking Cases, which he says the US “is Ready” to Adopt

President Trump praised China for giving the death penalty to drug dealers. Answering a question about fentanyl crossing the US-Mexico border during a White House event Monday. President Trump invoked conversations he had with Chinese President Xi and his country’s crackdown on dealers of the powerful synthetic opioid. “I met with President Xi on the […]

S&P 500, NAS Comp Mark Record Closing Highs as Investors Buy Growth

S&P 500, NAS Comp Mark Record Closing Highs as Investors Buy Growth

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Monday, the S&P 500 and the NAS Comp closed at record highs as Chinese workers and factories slowly returned to business following a Lunar New Year holiday that was protracted by the deadly coronavirus outbreak. All 3 major US stock indexes advanced in a broad-based rally, boosted by index leaders […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX DJIA futures are little changed Sunday night, along with S&P 500 futures and NAS Comp futures. The stock market rally showed surprising strength last week, but it is not unprecedented.  The stock market rally’s instant recovery from the coronavirus sell-off was surprising. Normally, when the stock market sells off fast, […]

Wall Street Indexes Climb to New Highs for 4th Day Running

Wall Street Indexes Climb to New Highs for 4th Day Running

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Thursday, US stocks gained for a 4th session running, and Wall Street’s major indexes hit record highs as concerns faded over the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak in China. China said it would pare by 50% additional tariffs levied against some US goods, seen as a move to boost confidence […]

Gold Price Seen at $2,000 Near Term

Gold Price Seen at $2,000 Near Term

$XAU $GLD $SPY $SPX The S&P 500 posted a record high Wednesday at +37.10, or 1.1% at 3334.69 The reverse side of market optimism was the correction of safe-havens such as JPY and Gold. The JPY declined against the Buck, lead USDJPY to its highs in a 1. wks near 109.50, showing a rebound from the 200-Day SMA. Gold dropped […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX We are deep in earnings season. Stay tuned daily. What happened last week Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) struggled as caught a bid and rallied The DJIA and the S&P 400 tested the 50-Day MA, but the NAS Comp and S&P 500 did not, but rebounded.Q-4 GDP came in at 2.1% the slowest […]

2020 Black Swan, China Virus Impact May Help US Job Market

2020 Black Swan, China Virus Impact May Help US Job Market

Thursday, US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said he does not want to take a “victory lap” concerning the deadly coronavirus outbreak, but he speculated that the disease will help “accelerate” the return of jobs to the United States. “The fact is, it does give businesses yet another thing to consider when they go through their […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX, $GLD, $XAU, $USO Last Week Stock action has improved with low to high gains and the stocks that stumbled Wednesday have showed stronger action. There has been excellent action in response to good earnings both during the trading session and after-hours. Bonds rallied, gold has risen and Crude Oil has […]

President Trump Inks P-1 of China Trade Deal: DJIA, S&P 500 Close at Record Highs

President Trump Inks P-1 of China Trade Deal: DJIA, S&P 500 Close at Record Highs

$DIA $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Wednesday, the DJIA closed above 29,000 for the 1st time plus the S&P 500 closed at a record high after the United States and China signed the Phase 1 trade agreement and pledged to resolve the 2 yr tariff dispute. The centerpiece of the agreement is a pledge by China […]

2020: US-China Trade Deal Fully Enforceable

2020: US-China Trade Deal Fully Enforceable

Documents to be released Wednesday will show skeptics that a Phase 1 US-China trade agreement will be fully enforceable, including a pledge by China to refrain from manipulating its currency, USTreasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Tuesday. President Trump is due to sign the trade pact with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at a ceremony at […]

President Trump Elated as the Financial Markets Post Fresh Record Highs

President Trump Elated as the Financial Markets Post Fresh Record Highs

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX, $AAPL, $AMD President Trump cheered as US stocks posted record high closes on Thursday as optimism about a US-China trade deal firmed and as Apple and other market heavyweights posted strong gains. “STOCK MARKET AT ALL-TIME HIGH! HOW ARE YOUR 401K’S DOING? 70%, 80%, 90% up? Only 50% up! What are you […]

2020: USA, No Recession, Steady Economy, Low Inflation

2020: USA, No Recession, Steady Economy, Low Inflation

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX US stocks will continue to rise this year on very little chance of a recession, and low inflation driving steady economic growth, with real GDP growing around 2.0%, and inflation remains below 2.0%. That is our outlook for Y 2020. We do not see a recession in this year’s US […]

Gold Prices Surge, Bullion Nears 1600 oz.

Gold Prices Surge, Bullion Nears 1600 oz.

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $XAG, $USD, $NEM Gold rods to its highest mark since Y 2013 in the US session Monday, as rising tensions in the Middle East drives demand for havens, with Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) seeing more room to run. Palladium, the most precious, extended gains to a fresh record. Bullion neared 1,600 oz after […]

2020: America First, USMCA, China Trade Deal ‘Phase 1’ Could Come Back-to-Back

2020: America First, USMCA, China Trade Deal ‘Phase 1’ Could Come Back-to-Back

 2 of the “biggest and best trade deals ever in American history” could be signed within a week of each other, according to assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy Peter Navarro.  The US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) will likely pass the Senate, with a bipartisan vote, as early as this […]

2020: What to Watch For in Commodities

2020: What to Watch For in Commodities

$DIA $SPY $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX, $SOY, $CORN, $XAU, $CU, $USO This is our 1st What to Watch in the commodities sector, it is an overview of what to expect. The picture mixed, complex picture that emerges. The list covers oil, gold, copper, iron ore, pork and more. The year’s 1st full week of trading could […]

2020: Day 1 on Wall Street, Stocks Extend the Bull Run to New Record Highs

2020: Day 1 on Wall Street, Stocks Extend the Bull Run to New Record Highs

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX, $AAPL Thursday, Wall Street’s major stock market indexes market record highs to open Y 2020,as fresh economic stimulus from China added to optimism fueled by easing trade tensions and an improving global outlook. China’s central bank said Wednesday it would cut the amount of cash that all banks must hold […]

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