US-China Close to Resolving Trade Dispute, President Trump Pushes Deadline

US-China Close to Resolving Trade Dispute, President Trump Pushes Deadline

$SOY, $USD, $CNY FLASH: “…productive talks, I will be delaying the US increase in tariffs now scheduled for March 1. Assuming both sides make additional progress, we will be planning a Summit for President Xi and myself, at Mar-a-Lago, to conclude an agreement. A very good weekend for US & China!” The US and Chinese […]

President Trump, “People Do Not Come to Our Country Illegally”

President Trump, “People Do Not Come to Our Country Illegally”

President Trump, “People Do Not Come to Our Country Illegally” President Donald Trump says he has a solution to the federal government missing a court-imposed deadline to reunite migrant children with their families: “Tell people not to come to our country illegally.”  Monday, The Trump Administration acknowledged it would not meet a Tuesday deadline set […]

US Stocks Retreat in Healthy Pullback

US Stocks Retreat in Healthy Pullback

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

US Government Posts $182.4-B Budget Surplus

US Government Posts $182.4-B Budget Surplus

US Government Posts $182.4-B Budget Surplus $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The federal government ran the 2nd highest monthly surplus on record this April as tax revenues were pushed higher by a change in the deadline for corporate tax payments. The US Treasury Department says the surplus for April totaled $182.4-B, the 2nd largest surplus after […]