Gold is Undervalued, Balanced Portfolios Should Own Some, Some Silver Too

Gold is Undervalued, Balanced Portfolios Should Own Some, Some Silver Too

$XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV $USD $GS Goldie raises 12-month gold forecast by 11% to $2,000 oz; Silver’s 12-month forecast at $22 oz Gold prices are likely to reach $2,000 oz in 12 months on the back of low real interest rates and concerns over currency debasement, even as developed markets emerge from C-19 coronavirus chaos […]

OPEC and Allies Agree to Extend Cut Production Cut Thru July

OPEC and Allies Agree to Extend Cut Production Cut Thru July

$OIL $USO OPEC and allied nations to extend cut production of 9.7-M BPD through end of July to boost prices. Ministers of the cartel and outside nations like Russia met via video conference to adopt the measure, aimed at cutting out the excess production depressing prices as global aviation remains largely grounded due to the […]

Pent Up Consumer Demand will Help Drive the US Economy in 2-H of this Year

Pent Up Consumer Demand will Help Drive the US Economy in 2-H of this Year

US consumer borrowing dove in April as households concernes about the disruptions caused by the C-19 coronavirus chaos prudently cut back on their spending and use of credit. Cnonumer spending accounts for about 72% of the nation’s GDP The Federal Reserve reported Friday that total borrowing fell by $68.8-B, or 19.6%. That was the biggest 1-month decliner […]

US Pending Home Sales Off in April

US Pending Home Sales Off in April

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX April had a record decline in Americans signing contracts to buy homes, a reflection of the broader shutdown of economic activity in response to the C-19 coronavirus chaos outbreak. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) said Thursday that pending home sales index dove 21.8% from the prior month to a level of […]

Lockdowns Ease, Demand Hopes Rise, Crude Oil Price Spikes

Lockdowns Ease,  Demand Hopes Rise, Crude Oil Price Spikes

$USO $OIL WTI Crude Oil prices spiked Tuesday, as some European and Asian countries along with several US states began to ease C-19 coronavirus lockdown measures. The rally extended Brent Crude Oil gains to 6 days running, while US WTI Crude Oil has rallied for 5 straight sessions. Fuel demand worldwide was down about 30% in […]

President Trump Sees a Sharp Economic Comeback

President Trump Sees a Sharp Economic Comeback

Thursday, President Trump said he is anticipating a major rebound in the coming months and a “spectacular” 2021. Some economists are warning of long-term damage because of the coronavirus, President Trump is predicting a strong Q-4 on pent-up demand consumer demand. Related Story: Seeing a Rapid Economic Recovery, and a Return to Business as Usual […]

Gold is Selling at a Premium to Retail Investors

Gold is Selling at a Premium to Retail Investors

$XAU $GLD Retail buyers for gold coins and bars are now paying a healthy premium per oz for the precious Yellow metal. Retail consumers who want to buy gold coins usually have to pay more than the per-ounce prices quoted on financial markets in London and New York. That premium has jumped to $135 oz, […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is Committed!

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is Committed!

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) said it is committed to F1 after reports Thursday that the sport’s oldest and most successful team could walk away if a proposed budget cap for Y 2021 was set too low. Seems like Liberty Media got the word loud and clear. Ferrari was prepared to quit F1 it was declared in […]

US Mint: “US Precious Metals Coin Sales Skyrocket”

US Mint: “US Precious Metals Coin Sales Skyrocket”

$XAU XAG $PLAT As the COVID-19 pandemic erupted, so too did demand for newly minted platinum, gold, and silver coins from the US Mint. In times of crisis and doubt, investors move some assets to safe-havens. The demand is so high it is currently stripping the Mint’s supply. And if history is any indicator, it […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Will Play “Hard Ball” on Talk of Capping F1 Budgets

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Will Play “Hard Ball” on Talk of Capping F1 Budgets

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) team Boss Mattia Binotto has warned the team could walk away from F1 if budget caps are slashed following the coronavirus chaos. According to reports, discussions last week suggested the cap for Y 2021 could be cut from $175-M to $145-M and then to $130-M for Y 2022. No agreement was reached […]

Sitting on a Pile of Cash? Crude Oil Prices are Going Higher! Here are 2 Stock to Follow in the Energy Sector

Sitting on a Pile of Cash? Crude Oil Prices are Going Higher! Here are 2 Stock to Follow in the Energy Sector

$MRO $NBL The energy sector has taken a beating in here, but as it turns out some of the independent Oil & Gas exploration and production companies have hedged their production at higher prices, and some are hedged out through Y 2021. Marathon Oil Corp. (NYSE:MRO) announced its updated Y 2020 capital spending budget and […]

“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 […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is ‘On Track’ Going Back to Work

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is ‘On Track’ Going Back to Work

$RACE Workers at Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) are signing up en masse for voluntary coronavirus screening so they can return to work as soon as possible in an ambitious plan that may serve as a blueprint for manufacturers around the world anxious to restart production. Under its “Back on Track” project, Ferrari staff, families and suppliers first […]

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 […]

The Price of Gold Vs The Price of Crude Oil

The Price of Gold Vs The Price of Crude Oil

$GLD $XAU $USO $OIL $USD At the moment, the sharp move down in Crude Oil is Bullish gold prices Monday will go down in the scrap books as a historic day for Crude Oil prices, but energy-exposed stocks did not collapse as some envisioned. The price on the futures contract for WTI Crude Oil that […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Is Not a ‘Short’ in Here

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Is Not a ‘Short’ in Here

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) stock is down just 2.5% Y-Y, when even the S&P 500 is down 11% over the same frame Ferrari is a luxury brand and trades at 35.01 PE/ratio (TTM), surprising considering the coronavirus chaos. The Big Q: Why is this happening and is it short selling opportunity? The Big A: Because Ferrari […]

Really Cheap Gasoline and No Place to Go

Really Cheap Gasoline and No Place to Go

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $USO $UGA $VXX This Crude Oil market is seeing declines despite OPEC +’s recent major deal to cut output as oversupply in light of the fight against coronavirus that has halted most of the global demand for Crude Oil. Monday, global Crude Oil prices fell to marks not seen since Y […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock ‘Races’ Ahead Despite World Virus Chaos

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock ‘Races’ Ahead Despite World Virus Chaos

$RACE COVID-19 is no match for the world’s Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) lovers, as the iconic Italian Supercar maker’s sales are strong despite the coronavirus chaos that has hammered the rest of the automotive sector. Since 23 March Ferrari stock has risen sharply about 25% with its stock +7% in the last week. Automobile makers like Ford […]

US Crude Futures Below $15 bbl, Lowest Since 1999

US Crude Futures Below $15 bbl, Lowest Since 1999

$USO US Crude Oil April futures fell to 14.67 bbl Sunday US Crude Oil futures were last that low in Y 1999. Caution gripped Asian share markets Monday on expectations a busy week of corporate earnings reports and economic data will drive home the damage done by the global coronavirus lockdown, while a glut of supply sent […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Trades ex-Dividend on 5 May

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Trades ex-Dividend on 5 May

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) will pay its annual dividend of 1.13 on 5 May 20. As a percentage of RACE’s closing price Friday at 161.34, this dividend works out to approximately 0.70% share Below are dividend history charts for Ferrari showing historical dividends prior to the most recent Ferrar declared. Ferrari is the Aristocrat of the […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Annual Shareholders Meeting Results

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Annual Shareholders Meeting Results

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) announced today that all resolutions proposed to Shareholders at the Ferrari’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held today in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, were passed. The Shareholders approved the 2019 Annual Accounts, expressed a positive advice with respect to the Remuneration Report 2019 and approved a dividend in cash of Euro 1.13 per […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock Races Ahead Despite Coronavirus Recession, Demand ‘Far Outstrips Supply’

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock Races Ahead Despite Coronavirus Recession, Demand ‘Far Outstrips Supply’

$RACE Shares Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) whose iconic Supercars have proven to be very resilient during the worldwide health crisis downturn, and the company appears well-positioned to weather the overall slowdown in auto manufacturing. Since the market hit a coronavirus crisis-level low point on 23 March Ferrari stock has made a comeback, rising over 20% since then. […]

ETFs are Making ‘Record Purchases’ of the Precious Yellow Metal

ETFs are Making ‘Record Purchases’ of the Precious Yellow Metal

$GLD, $XAU $GOLD $NEM Thursday, Gold prices spiked after the Trump Fed announced a $2.3-B ‘Big Bang’ lending program to cushion Main Street from disruptions caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus. Gold futures for April delivery climbed 4.25% to over 1,736.20 oz to close at their highest mark since December 2012. In the last 6 wks there have huge […]

Gold’s Rally Tightens the Physical Market

Gold’s Rally Tightens the Physical Market

$XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV $PLAT $USD $JPY $MTA Gold prices spiked up Monday, extending a 3-session rally Monday gold futures for delivery on the COMEX exchange were up nearly 3% or +47.60 at 1693.30 just shy of the intra-day high at 1695.90. That was the highest mark in 2 wks, in a rally driven by […]

Understanding the Impact of the Crude Oil Price War on the Middle East

Understanding the Impact of the Crude Oil Price War on the Middle East

$OIL $USO $USG $USD Here is closer look at the ripple effects of plunging oil prices and a weak demand for the commodity, as well as predictions on how the industry will cope in the near- to long-term The Crude Oil markets have suffered from the 2X shock of the viral pandemic and politics, and […]

Gold, the ‘Currency of Last Resort’, Price Spikes

Gold, the ‘Currency of Last Resort’, Price Spikes

$XAU $GLD, $BAR, $XAG $SLV Tuesday, Gold prices marked their largest daily percentage gainer in more than 10 yrs as the precious Yellow metal extended its rally on demand/supply issues and moves by the Fed to address the coronavirus crisis. The Fed announcement Monday “signals there is a new sheriff in town as the Fed […]

Gold: An Investment Theme in the Midst of the Global Pandemic

Gold: An Investment Theme in the Midst of the Global Pandemic

$XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV The correcting stock market and global coronavirus pandemic have triggered sudden and irreversible demand for precious metals Each decade has a distinct investment theme. As the decade unfolds, one asset class rises to the Top and outperforms everything else. Below are some examples, as follows: During the 1990’s, the stock market […]

“Stocks Will Surge from ‘Pent-Up Demand’ After Coronavirus Outbreak Ends”

“Stocks Will Surge from ‘Pent-Up Demand’ After Coronavirus Outbreak Ends”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Jim Cramer Monday that “there will be a huge amount of pent-up demand” for stocks when the threat of the coronavirus is contained. “There will be a huge amount of pent-up demand when this is done. And it will be done,” he said. “Look for companies that […]

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 […]

Navigating Extreme Stock Market Volatility

Navigating Extreme Stock Market Volatility

$DIA, $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Forget that the major US stock indices posted a gainer last week. All that most investors will remember is a wild week that took their portfolios on a harrowing roller coaster ride. These market fluctuations are not 1 month, 1 week, but 1 day moves The weekend’s news about the […]

Gold and Silver Futures Up Almost 2% Monday

Gold and Silver Futures Up Almost 2% Monday

$XAU $XAG $GLV $SLV $USD Gold futures rebounded Monday, tacking on nearly 2% after suffering the sharpest drop since Y 2013 in the previous session, finding support as central banks promise to act appropriately to mitigate the effect of a viral outbreak that is expected to hurt global economies and supply chains. Bank of Japan […]

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 […]

Gold Price +2% Set to Test $1,700 oz

Gold Price +2% Set to Test $1,700 oz

$GLD $XAU $USD Gold futures spiked Monday to their highest finish since February 2013, as the spread of COVID-19 to Italy and other parts of the world brought about more nervousness into the markets, lifting demand for safe-havens assets including gold. The precious Yellow metal has become a more widely desired currency again, it is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Financial Markets in Year of the Rat 2020

The Financial Markets in Year of the Rat 2020

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $XRT, $IWM Our New Year is here and we are just a few weeks away from the Chinese New Year, so not too early to share some of my favorite Chinese Astrologer’s thoughts on the coming Year of the Rat, he is famous for his predictions, but not perfect. The background: […]

Gold Prices on Pace to Mark Biggest Annual Gainer in 9 Yrs

Gold Prices on Pace to Mark Biggest Annual Gainer in 9 Yrs

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $XAG, $USD Gold prices look to end the year more than 15% higher, on track to post their biggest annual gainer in 9 years. “Gold has seen considerable safe haven buying from investors concerned over low and negative yields in the bond market and fearing a possible downturn in equities,” said the […]

Gold Traded Off Monday

Gold Traded Off Monday

$XAU, $GLD, $XAG, $SLV Gold fell Monday, pressured by a round of upbeat data on Chinese manufacturing activity, but prices finished above the session lows as weakness in the US manufacturing index dulled appetite for stocks. “Positive economic news” from the US and across the world, if any, “can result in sharp corrections for gold,” […]

Gold is More Than a Safe Haven Asset

Gold is More Than a Safe Haven Asset

$XAU, $GLD, $USD Despite its strong ties to geopolitical events, gold is driven by supply and demand. Gold, known as the safe haven asset, historically becomes more valuable during times of geopolitical turmoil. Approximately 20% of the above-ground stock of gold reserves is held by central banks and international monetary organizations.  In addition, gold and the USD […]

Millennials Adopt Old School Love of Gold

Millennials Adopt Old School Love of Gold

$XAU, $GLD The World Gold Council (WGC) has reported that millennials’ attitudes towards gold are not so different to those of older generations. “Gold can resonate more deeply among younger consumers,” the report said. “But there are perceptual misgivings among the younger Gen Z audience, misgivings which are particularly pronounced in China’s jewelry market. For example, […]

Our Guide to Fine Things

Our Guide to Fine Things

The success of steel watches combining sport and elegance, such as the Nautilus and Royal Oak, puts them in great demand. Stainless steel watches are supposed to be the cheaper, thus more accessible versions of precious metal originals. Cut away the complications and the price tags become less intimidating. There are legendary exceptions, namely Audemars […]

Signs of Global Economic Stabilization Flashing

Signs of Global Economic Stabilization Flashing

The worst may be over for the world economy’s slowdown. A wave of interest-rate cuts by central banks including the Fed and mounting expectations of a US-China trade deal are buoying confidence in financial markets just as Key economic indicators show signs of stabilization after recent declines. While a robust rebound may not be here […]

The ‘Pot Party’ is Over, As it All Comes Down to Supply and Demand

The ‘Pot Party’ is Over, As it All Comes Down to Supply and Demand

$CGC, $ACB, $AAPL, This chart shows how pot inventories are growing and growing just like certain crop inventories did in the 1930’s: In just a year after Canada’s historic marijuana legalization, producers built up a massive surplus of the drug. In fact, just 4% of it produced in Canada in July has been sold. The […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) New FUV Will Be a Real Sports Utility Vehicle

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) New FUV Will Be a Real Sports Utility Vehicle

$RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) upcoming SUV will stand out in increasingly crowded segment. Ferrari’s highly controversial SUV is well on its way to production. The Purosangue will not be the firm’s 1st 4-seater, its history is full 2+2s. But it will be the 1st high-riding model with the Prancing Horse emblem on its nose. Conquering this territory is […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) New F8 Tributo Spider

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) New F8 Tributo Spider

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) has introduced several new vehicles in the past 12 months. The Icona cars based on the 812 Superfast, F8 Tributo Berlinetta, SF90 Stradale gas-electric hybrid, and now is the perfect time to introduce not 1, but 2 spiders, the most romantic of all sports car designs. 1st, the central pillar of the […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) FUV Purosangue in 2022?

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) FUV Purosangue in 2022?

$RACE I have been talking and writing about the coming Ferrari UV for that last 3+ years, before it even had a name and it is still 3 yrs years away from production say in Y 2022. The Maranello Outfit’s 1st-ever FUV now officially has a name: Purosangue meaning “pureblood” or “thoroughbred” in Italian. It […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Emissions, Sound Regulations Are Threatening the V12

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Emissions, Sound Regulations Are Threatening the V12

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) say the V12 could be in trouble. In an interview recently Ferrari Chief Technology Officer Michael Leiters said tightening emission regulations and new sound rules are making life difficult for the 12-cylinder engine. However, he says, the company is not abandoning the iconic powertrain yet even though the company is already packing smaller twin-turbo […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) New 812 GTS, a V12 Supercar for ‘the People’

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) New 812 GTS, a V12 Supercar for ‘the People’

$RACE The Key phrase in Ferrari’s 812 GTS debut announcement is ‘series production’ The words are important when it comes to the new drop-top front-engine V12 Ferrari, as in the recent past, Ferrari has been quick to put a cap on the number of such Supercars it would produce (-1), but that is now changed. The […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Launched its 2 New Spiders at Maranello, Shunning Frankfurt

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Launched its 2 New Spiders at Maranello, Shunning Frankfurt

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) joined other high-end automakers including Aston Martin, Bentley and Rolls-Royce in skipping this year’s Frankfurt auto show, despite launching 2 new models on the eve of the event. Ferrari chose to launch the F8 spider and 812 GTS in Maranello, Italy, despite the opportunity of an ideal venue in Germany, Europe’s biggest […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) the Aristocrat of the Automotive Sector, ‘Buy on the Dip’

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) the Aristocrat of the Automotive Sector, ‘Buy on the Dip’

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) shares dropped 6% to the bottom of the FTSE MIB index, with investors booking profits after the Supercar maker unveiled 2 new cars Monday at Frankfurt, the stock is up 59% YTD. With a market capitalization of $37-B, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is similarly sized to Ford but about 50% the size of GM, and it […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Unveiled the 812 GTS, 1st 12Cyl Convertible in Decades

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Unveiled the 812 GTS, 1st 12Cyl Convertible in Decades

$RACE The lore is: “I married the 12-cylinder engine and I never divorced it,” once noted Enzo Ferrari. And despite Enzo’s passing away more than 31 years ago, that love affair at Maranello continues, as evidenced by Monday morning’s debut of the Ferrari 812 GTS at the marque’s test track at Fiorano Modenese, Italy. The new convertible is the […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Classiche Car Program

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Classiche Car Program

$RACE As today’s enthusiasts well know, classic cars are more than a hobby. They are a multi-billion-dollar industry, and Enzo Era Ferraris (1947-1972) are at the Top of the lists. Some devotees might complain that years of a strong collector market have raised prices for many desirable marques and models, but the rise in value […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) The Aristocrat of the Automotive Sector Defies Convention

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) The Aristocrat of the Automotive Sector Defies Convention

$RACE Ok, sure, buying an auto stock in a downturn seems counter-intuitive, but it works if you are buying Ferrari (NYSE:RACE).  The stock is up big YTD and we see additional gains ahead for the Italian maker of iconic Supercars. Goldie analyst George Galliers upgraded shares of the Italian car company to Buy from Neutral, the equivalent of Hold, with […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE): “We have no reason to change drivers”

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE): “We have no reason to change drivers”

$RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) team manager Mattia Binotto says there is no reason to change Ferrari drivers. Mattia Binotto says Ferrari will head into Y 2020 with an unchanged driver lineup. There has been high speculation about the future of Sebastian Vettel, with the latest theory being that he could return to Red Bull Racing next […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) 60 Yrs of Supercar Evolution

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) 60 Yrs of Supercar Evolution

$RACE Picturing and Specking the 250 GTO to the SF90 Stradale from the Maranello Outfit over 60 Yrs. Here is a Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) evolution video of some of the greatest cars ever made anywhere, they are all Italian Supercars. Few brands can rival the performance or pedigree of Ferrari, whether it’s a front-engined GT machine or […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Wows Investors with its Stock’s Performance & New Supercars

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Wows Investors with its Stock’s Performance & New Supercars

$RACE With its Q-2 Y 2019 release, Ferrari  (NYSE:RACE)  delivered another strong Quarter of financial results. The company met Quarterly expectations and confirmed its financial guidance for the year. The strong results were overshadowed by the discussion of Ferrari’s 2 new models on the call, including the company’s 1st hybrid Supercar. Ferrari’s Q-2 Y 2019 numbers: […]

F1: Vettel: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Not in Control of Formula One Racing

F1: Vettel: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Not in Control of Formula One Racing

$RACE Sebastian Vettel believes his Ferrari F1 team is “quite far” from its ambition of being able to control races given its performance is so track dependent this season. Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) has shown enough pace to be in contention at several races this season but goes into the summer break without a victory in 12 […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Has a Waiting List for it Supercars

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Has a Waiting List for it Supercars

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) cars are not easy to buy, command a high price and there is a waiting list. Ferrari needs no introduction, its brand perhaps the most recognizable in the world, it is synonymous with professional motor-sports racing and an upscale lifestyle. Ferrari defines its own category of luxury sports cars and does not compete […]

“Gold’s Rally Above $1,500 oz is Just the Beginning”

“Gold’s Rally Above $1,500 oz is Just the Beginning”

$XAU, $GLD,$USD, $GS Analysts at Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) predict that gold prices already at 6-year highs will climb to $1,600 oz over the next 6 months as investors seek safe-havens. The dimming global economic outlook, driven by heightening trade tensions between the US and China are boosting gold’s appeal as a hedge against financial chaos. […]

Premium Beans are in Demand to Make Fine Coffee

Premium Beans are in Demand to Make Fine Coffee

FLASH: Today premium beans are renowned for their notes of brown sugar, chocolate, blackberries and other fine tastes At a time when gourmet coffees are thriving among consumers with increasingly refined tastes, a crisis is growing for the producers. Competition has gotten fierce, and prices so low, that coffee farming has become untenable for many […]

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 […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE): Investing in the Stock and the Supercars

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE): Investing in the Stock and the Supercars

$RACE Cannot afford a Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Supercar? Then the stock is your alternative, it is Hot too. A Ferrari fan could spend $215,000 on the entry level Portofino, the company’s newest convertible sports car, or buy 1,340 shares of the company, which is trading at 159.50 on the NYSE. And an ultra-rare 1960’sFerrari, like the […]

Philip Morris (NYSE:PM) Among “The Most Attractive Consumer Stocks”

Philip Morris (NYSE:PM) Among “The Most Attractive Consumer Stocks”

$PM We have told our managed money clients that a recent dip in Philip Morris (NYSE:PM) stock is a Golden buying opportunity. Shares of Philip Morris (NYSE:PM) have rebounded after a difficult year in US 2018. “Part of that is the result of the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of Philip Morris’s application to sell […]

The Belmont Stakes, the Battle Between Tacitus and War Of Will

The Belmont Stakes, the Battle Between Tacitus and War Of Will

Tacitus and War of Will were confirmed at 9-5 and 2-1, respectively, as the 2 favorites for the 2019 Belmont in New York. Tacitus, the legendary Senator-historian of the Roman empire’s wars, and War of Will’s handle references exactly that quality that both horses will need when faced with the Belmont Stakes’ towering mile-and-a-half sandy […]

US Consumer Confidence Up in May, Economic Optimism Best Since 2000

US Consumer Confidence Up in May, Economic Optimism Best Since 2000

US consumer confidence rose in May as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, suggesting the economy remained on solid ground despite signs that activity was slowing after being temporarily boosted by exports and a build-up of inventories. The surge in confidence reported by the Conference Board on Tuesday came despite an escalation in tensions in […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock Headed Due South

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock Headed Due South

$TSLA For years in this column we have called Tesla’s valuation out as fake, and finally the T-Bulls have relented and thrown in their towels(NASDAQ:TSLA) There is a “crisis of confidence” in the company, said Yahoo Finance senior columnist Rick Newman on The First Trade. When asked if Tesla’s stock could nosedive to 125 a share from about […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

FLASH: A Democratic presidential contender rolls out a package of veterans’ medical marijuana bills, the Alabama Senate has approved a restrictive medical marijuana bill, edibles are coming to Maryland, and more. National Democratic Presidential Candidate Seth Moulton Files Three Veterans’ Medical Marijuana Bills. Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA), who recently announced he is seeking the Democratic […]

US Housing Demand Surprises Pessimistic Economists

US Housing Demand Surprises Pessimistic Economists

FLASH: More on The Trump Policies ‘working’; Contracts to buy previously owned homes rose to 8-month highs in March, the National Association of Realtors said Tuesday. The NAR’s pending home sales index increased to a reading of 105.8, +3.8% from the previous month and the highest since July. February’s index was unrevised at 101.9. Economists polled […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) as We Have Come to Know It

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) as We Have Come to Know It

$RACE by Michael Blanding FLASH: If you drive a Ferrari, you put premium petrol in the tank, you hit the motorway, and you step on the gas.” — Zlatan Ibrahimovic The Iconic Italian sports car maker Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) opens up about how it has achieved success by bucking industry trends. That purring engine. The buttery […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) the Automotive Sector Aristocrat 2.0

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) the Automotive Sector Aristocrat 2.0

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) the Automotive Sector Aristocrat (1.0) Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) unique from any other automotive company, and from other luxury goods companies. There is huge support the quality of Ferrari’s Brand equity (it is the world’s #1 automotive brand), below is the list as we see it here at HeffX-LTN, some other analysts agree, as […]

Global Economy Hits Weakest Patch Since Financial Crisis

Global Economy Hits Weakest Patch Since Financial Crisis

The global economy’s softened throughout Y 2018 has left the pace of expansion the weakest since the global financial crisis a decade ago. A new GDP tracker puts world growth at 2.1% on a Q-Q annualized basis, down from about 4% in the middle of last year. While there is a chance that the economy […]

US Homebuilder Sentiment Tops Forecasts

US Homebuilder Sentiment Tops Forecasts

The sentiment among US homebuilders rose in February for a 2nd month runnning exceeded all forecasts, as lower mortgage rates and a strong labor market help stabilize demand. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index rose to 62 from 58 amid broad improvement on gauges of sales, expectations and buyer traffic, data released Tuesday […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Shares + 27% in January

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Shares + 27% in January

$RACE Last month, shares of the iconic Italian luxury sports-and-racing-car maker Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) rose according to the pattern that set up at the end of December, aka a Key reversal. According to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence, Ferrari’s shares rose just over 27% in January far outpacing the S&P 500 Index’s 7.87% gainer. Some of that increase was […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Surprise, Targets Raised for 2020, Share Price Spikes

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Surprise, Targets Raised for 2020, Share Price Spikes

$RACE,$FCAU Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) expects growth in core earnings to accelerate to 10% this year and CEO Louis Camilleri said he may raise targets for Y 2020, betting on new models and Special Editions at premium prices for its loyal clienti, and admirers. Thursday, after the earning’s call shares in the Italian luxury carmaker rose nearly […]

Gold: Indian’s Buy Dips; Lunar New Year Boosts Demand in China; Investors Hedge Risk

Gold: Indian’s Buy Dips; Lunar New Year Boosts Demand in China; Investors Hedge Risk

$GLD Indian discounts shrink; dealers eye import duty announcement China premiums at $9.50-$11.50 oz Festival buying picks up in Singapore Demand for physical gold in India improved last week as local prices eased from their highest level in over 5 years, while buying gathered steam in China ahead of the Lunar New Year festival. Dealers […]

Buy Gold, Bet on Tight Supply

Buy Gold, Bet on Tight Supply

$GLD, $SLV, $USD Gold’s supply/demand prospects have caught the eye of 1 billionaire. “For the 1st time in my life, I bought gold because it is a good hedge,” Sam Zell, the founder of Equity Group Investments, said in a Bloomberg TV interview. “Supply is shrinking and that is going to have a positive impact on […]

Diamonds 2019: Industry Trends

Diamonds 2019: Industry Trends

Year 2018 will go down as the year when lab-grown diamonds, made for decades as an inexpensive alternative to mined stones for industrial purposes, cracked the consumer market, largely thanks to millennials’ evolving shopping tastes. The entry of new actors in the synthetic sector, particularly giant producer De Beers and its Lightbox brand, has created even […]

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