Record US Job Growth Beats All Expectations in June Marking an All-time Record

Record US Job Growth Beats All Expectations in June Marking an All-time Record

#job #NFPs #ADP #growth #economy #PresidentTrump #coronavirus #recession #consumer #spending #aidreliefstimulus Just In: NFPs increased more than expected in June, the NFPs increased by 4.8-M and the prior month’s increase was revised up to 2.7-M from 2.509-M Continuing my discussion with economist Bruce WD Barren, he went on to say: “Expect the US growth to […]

The China Virus Will Not Shut Down the US Economy Again

The China Virus Will Not Shut Down the US Economy Again

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Thursday, Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said the US economy will not shut down again and cripple the strong economic recovery. Mr. Kudlow said there will be “spikes and hot spots,” that might force shutdowns “in individual places or certain stores.” But the American people will/can “have to […]

Arts & Crafts in North America on Recovery Track

Arts & Crafts in North America on Recovery Track

$MIK Michaels Companies (NASDAQ:MIK) is the largest Arts & Crafts retail chain in North America, it also owns several brands that enable it to offer arts, crafts, framing, floral, home décor and seasonal merchandise to decorators. MIK has made an impressive recovery during the last 3 months off a 18 March closing low at 1.00/share. […]

US New Home Sales Spike 16.6%, Economy Reopens

US New Home Sales Spike 16.6%, Economy Reopens

$TOL $LEN $KB Sales of new homes rose a strong 16.6% in May with the reopening of major parts of the country fueling healthy activity in the US housing market. The Commerce Department reported Tuesday that sales of new single-family homes rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 676,000 last month. That was a much better […]

President Trump’s Economic Policies Will Bring Economic Prosperity Back and ‘Make America Great Again’

President Trump’s Economic Policies Will Bring Economic Prosperity Back and ‘Make America Great Again’

President Trump is holding rallies, while presumed Democratic candidate Joe Biden, 78 anni, is still working remotely from his basement and not seen returning to more active campaigning yet. He has not had a press conference in 83 days, no reporters, no questions on the critical issues gripping the nation. As always The Trump Campaigns […]

Fed Vice Chairman Sees No Asset Value ‘Bubble’

Fed Vice Chairman Sees No Asset Value ‘Bubble’

Friday, the #2 official at the Fed said that he does not see signs of inflation in asset values in financial markets. Asked in a TV interview if he saw unintended consequences or new bubbles stemming from the strong Fed policy response to the C-19 coronavirus chaos, Fed Vice Chairman Richard Clarida replied: “I certainly […]

More Government Support Needed to Bolster US Economy, It is Coming

More Government Support Needed to Bolster US Economy, It is Coming

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX The continuing uncertainty brought on by the C-19 coronavirus chaos may hamper the US economic rebound from instant recession, and more fiscal and monetary support will likely be needed, Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren said Friday. Mr. Rosengren repeated his view that the US unemployment rate will likely be […]

What the Fed Said in ‘Five Easy Pieces’

What the Fed Said in ‘Five Easy Pieces’

Last Wednesday Fed Chairman Powell spoke showing he has the power to move markets when it comes to monetary policy and how to help deal with the current C-19 coronavirus chaos’s instant recession. The FOMC was not expected make any change regarding Zero interest rates and nothing really new on the Fed’s ongoing asset purchases […]

Marty Zweig: “Don’t fight the Fed and Don’t fight the Tape”

Marty Zweig:  “Don’t fight the Fed and Don’t fight the Tape”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX From Marty’s advice I minted my own that I have closed nearly every weekly Redroadmaster Report for the past 22 yrs: “Always take what the market gives.” Often followed by: “Tune out the Noise!“ What that means Don’t fight the Fed means that you cannot fight a Fed boss who intends […]

Bank of England Unveiled Big Stimulus Plan to Bolster UK Economy

Bank of England Unveiled Big Stimulus Plan to Bolster UK Economy

Just In: Bank of England increases its bond-buying programme to GGP 745-B from GBP 645-B, keeps benchmark interest rate at 0.1% The Bank of England (BoE) is set to introduce another big stimulus for the US economy Thursday to ease the chaos of the medical malpractice instant recession. The BoE will join its counterparts around […]

US Housing Market Will Be a Leader in Economic Recovery Plus…

US Housing Market Will Be a Leader in Economic Recovery Plus…

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX … recently released figures indicate that retail sales in May increased by 17.7%, and that is the biggest monthly gainer ever. This number re-enforces the forecast that a V shaped recovery from the instant recession has begun. This means that as construction reopens we seeing the positives. Housing starts rose […]

Confidence Among US Single-family Homebuilders Up More Than Expected in June…

Confidence Among US Single-family Homebuilders Up More Than Expected in June…

…signaling that the worst of the economic downturn is over as the country reopens after C-19 coronavirus chaos lockdowns. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index rose 7 pts to 37 in May after a record fall in April. June’s increase was the biggest on record for the index and followed a 7-pt uptick in June. […]

C-19 Coronavirus Will NOT Shutdown the US Economy Again

C-19 Coronavirus Will NOT Shutdown the US Economy Again

Monday, the White House National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow declared that even though there has been an uptick in C-19 coronavirus numbers in several states due to expanded testing, it’s “something that is controllable” and The Trump Administration does not intend to close down the economy.  “I have been in touch with our health […]

The C-19 coronavirus Will Not Shutdown the US Economy Again

The C-19 coronavirus Will Not Shutdown the US Economy Again

The United States cannot let the C-19 coronavirus shut down its economy again, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday. He added that more than $1-T in aid/relief funds will flow into the economy over the next month. Secretary Mnuchin said he is prepared to go back to Congress for more money to support the economy, but additional […]

President Trump Hammers Powell, “Fed is Often Wrong”

President Trump Hammers Powell, “Fed is Often Wrong”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $BA $VXX President Trump says the US economy will be back and better than ever next year. Thursday, President Trump hammered the Fed after Fed Chairman Powell offered a grim outlook on the US economy, saying there is a “long road” ahead. “I see the numbers also, and do MUCH better […]

“Politicians Shut Businesses, Not Coronavirus”

“Politicians Shut Businesses, Not Coronavirus”

Wednesday, economist Stephen Moore rebuffed a TV host during an interview chastising him for an assertion that the country’s current ongoing financial slump was caused by the C-19 coronavirus chaos. “I just want to correct you on 1 thing,” Mr. Moore said near the end of a discussion. “You said it was the coronavirus that shut […]

Fed Chairman Powell, “Near-Zero Rates Through 2022, GDP to Hit 5% Next Year”

Fed Chairman Powell, “Near-Zero Rates Through 2022, GDP to Hit 5% Next Year”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Wednesday, the Trump Fed signaled it will provide years of extraordinary support for an economy clawing back from the C-19 coronavirus chaos. Th FOMC projects a 6.5% decline in GDP this yr and a 9.3% unemployment rate at yr’s end. In the 1st economic projections of the virus quarter, US central […]

President Trump Praised for Fast Aid/Relief Delivery to The People

President Trump Praised for Fast Aid/Relief Delivery to The People

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) praised The Trump Administration Tuesday for organizing its agencies to deliver medical emergency aid “incredibly quickly,” which helped the country withstand the devastating economic effects of the C-19 coronavirus chaos. CBO director Phillip L. Swagel said Congress moved fast to approve its stimulus bill, while the Treasury Department and the Small Business Administration (SBA) […]

This Market’s Q-1 Downdraft Created Massive Opportunities for Savvy Investors

This Market’s Q-1 Downdraft Created Massive Opportunities for Savvy Investors

$SPY $SPX $DIA $QQQ $RUTX $USO $VXX This V-shaped recovery in stocks illustrates how markets strong this market and how fast it recovered from the medical malpractice recession. For those of us that understood this it set up opportunities for massive gainers over a short frame. It also underlines the need to be nimble, pay […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $IRJ $XLF $VXX Bulls believe in this recovery, drive Bears back, as the market rallies with each sign of economic recovery. Recall the Bears growled alarms about putting faith in the Fed and chasing shares whose valuations swelled to a 20-yr high. Last Week’s Action Friday’s NFPs jobs report says the resilience reflects not […]

“We are Almost ‘Out of the Woods'”

“We are Almost ‘Out of the Woods

Last Friday’s NFPs jobs report gave our economy some good news for the 1st time since the C-19 coronavirus chaos shutdowns began, making the American dreams of a “V-shaped” recovery begin to come true, according to a Trump Administration economic adviser. “It was a very, very strong report, and let’s just hope this can continue,” Steven […]

The Next Aid/Relief/Stimulus Legislation to Include Long-Term Economic Fixes

The Next Aid/Relief/Stimulus Legislation to Include Long-Term Economic Fixes

The next C-19 coronavirus chaos aid/relief/stimulus bill should include long-term measures to help fix the the great American economy. “We need to move from rescue assistance to more long-term economic growth incentives,” Larry Kudlow said in a TV interview Friday. He said the next stimulus package should feature measures that pay Americans more to “work, […]

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 […]

President Trump Does Not Doubt that the US Economy Will Be Surging in Q’s 3 and 4

President Trump Does Not Doubt that the US Economy Will Be Surging in Q’s 3 and 4

The silver lining following the C-19 coronavirus chaos is that there is nowhere to go but up for the US economy. President Trump and the economists aligned with his Administration, who expect the easing of economic restrictions to unleash pent-up demand. “I think the 3rd quarter is going to be a huge growth quarter, we […]

“The US Economy Starting to Come Out of the Hole”

“The US Economy Starting to Come Out of the Hole”

$BAC Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) CEO Brian Moynihan says he thinks the US economy is beginning to recover from shutdowns tied to the C-19 coronavirus chaos. Mr. Moynihan cited consumer spending figures from the millions of households using his lender’s credit and debit cards: While transactions collapsed by about 30% in April, it was down […]

Fed’s Report says Recovery will not be Fast

Fed’s Report says Recovery will not be Fast

The Fed’s Beige Book report took the temperature of business activity across its 12 US districts shedding light on the depth of the economic pain generated by The China Virus, which led to an instant and unprecedented downturn. The Fed’s survey, known as the “Beige Book,” was completed in April, when non-essential businesses were shut down in […]

“Fast Economic Recovery in Sight”

“Fast Economic Recovery in Sight”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Jamie Dimon sees “pretty good odds” of a fast economic recovery starting in Q-3 thanks to the US government’s stimulus programs and the strength of the consumer going into the Medical Malpractice chaos. “You could see a fairly rapid recovery,” the JPMorgan Chase & Co. CEO said Tuesday at a […]

Get rid of Dr. Fauci, Get rid of Dr. Birx, They Conspired to Tank the US Economy.. .

Get rid of Dr. Fauci, Get rid of Dr. Birx, They Conspired to Tank the US Economy.. .

When the US went under lockdown due to the C-19 coronavirus chaos, it tanked the country’s economy to protect only 5% of the population, David Stockman, said in a TV interview “We are in a bad economic decline caused by government, caused by the quarantine orders, caused by this insane idea that to protect 5% of […]

President Trump and Republican Leaders, ‘Reopen Our Economy Prefered Over More Stimulus’

President Trump and Republican Leaders, ‘Reopen Our Economy Prefered Over More Stimulus’

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Tuesday, President Trump and Republican congressional leaders are counting on state lockdowns lifting to propel an economic rebound that will ease pressure for another round of stimulus. “There is only one way out of this dilemma: America has to grow again, to open up again and I am pleased that […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, the Fed’s Fast Actions

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, the Fed’s Fast Actions

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Last Week’s Close Friday May options expired, and the market show us that the leaders were going to make good moves. The futures are telling us that Monday trades will be higher after last week’s action. This story helped: Friday mid-session it was the reported that the Fed purchased $305-M […]

As Uncertainty Fades, Confidence Grows…Overcome Fear

As Uncertainty Fades, Confidence Grows…Overcome Fear

Uncertainty about the continuing spread of the C-19 coronavirus makes people fear for their lives and their livelihoods. Uncertainty about their livelihoods makes them cautious about spending. And under high uncertainty, business leaders find it impossible to make reliable plans for investment. This uncertainty is toxic for our economic recovery. The objective now must be […]

“Shutdowns are causing mass economic strife, spurring unemployment, spikes in domestic violence and other dire consequences”

“Shutdowns are causing mass economic strife, spurring unemployment, spikes in domestic violence and other dire consequences”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) called for businesses across the country to reopen with safety measures Friday, saying that the C-19 coronavirus chaos cannot control when parts of the country open. He wrote in a commentary that additional lives will be lost “as a result of reopening our […]

President Trump, “‘Rich Guys’ Talking Down Stocks to Make a Profit”

President Trump, “‘Rich Guys’ Talking Down Stocks to Make a Profit”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX President Trump urged investors to be wary of “rich guys” using their platform to comment negatively about stocks, when they tend to profit from betting against the market. The market has been trading laterly for the last 4.5 wks after coming off its best month in a generation, as optimism about […]

Seeing “Big Reopening of Economy as Virus Fight Enters Home Stretch”

Seeing “Big Reopening of Economy as Virus Fight Enters Home Stretch”

Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow predicts a “big reopening” for the economy as the current stage in the battle against the C-19 coronavirus chaos enters the “home stretch.” Adding public safety goes “hand in hand” with economic growth. “I believe we will do both,” Mr. Kudlow said in an interview. “I think the President […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Taking the Long Term Outlook +

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Taking the Long Term Outlook +

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The DJIA is up about 30% from its 23 March low at 18.591.93, the S&P 500 SPX is up about the same per cent from its low at 2,237.40, and the NAS Comp has climbed by 32.5% from its lows of 6,850.67. My work shows the US market will continue rising well […]

The C-19 Coronavirus Chaos and Gold

The C-19 Coronavirus Chaos and Gold

$XAU $GLD $VXX $USD The Big Q: How High is Too High for the precious Yellow metal? Q-1 of Y 2020 was positive for gold prices, as the chart below shows. The precious Yellow metal gained 6.2% from 31 December 2019 to 31 March 2020, moving from 1,515 to 1,609 oz. In April, gold rallied to 1,693, increasing […]

Dems Want More Aid, President Trump in “No Rush”

Dems Want More Aid, President Trump in “No Rush”

President Trump says that he is in no rush for Congress to pass more aid/stimulus measures to help the economy “We are in no rush,” he said while meeting with 24 House Republicans, who spent an hr taking turns complimenting and congratulating the President for his response to the coronavirus outbreak that’s cratered the economy. […]

The Result of the Medical Malpractice Lockdown is the Disaster

The Result of the Medical Malpractice  Lockdown is the Disaster

Those saying we had to sacrifice the economy to save lives have succeeded in only the former, The Wall Street Journal writes in a scathing rebuke of lockdowns at all costs amid the global C-19 coronavirus chaos. “The tradeoff isn’t between lives and livelihoods,” WS-Jeditorial board concluded. “The policy goal has to be to protect both as […]

President Trump’s Policies Will Bring Economic Prosperity Back to America

President Trump’s Policies Will Bring Economic Prosperity Back to America

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX In Y 2016, the US economy was continuing its 8 year stagnation. The 2008-2009 Great Recession was over, but the expansion never happened, as the slow recovery was, well slow! Donald J. Trump was elected President and things changed. He brought economic prosperity to America. The Big Q: Can he […]

Be Confident, America’s Jobs Will Rebound

Be Confident, America’s Jobs Will Rebound

Early Friday, the US jobs report for April will be released, it is expected to reflect a record-setting unemployment rate of 16%, but Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia said Tuesday he has “reason for confidence” that the economy will rebound quickly from the drastic hit it suffered from the C-19 coronavirus chaos. “We got to this […]

US Economy Seen Recovering in 2-H of this Year

US Economy Seen Recovering in 2-H of this Year

Wall Street rallies, investors focus on recovery and ignoring the bad news. The US economy could start to recover in 2-H of this year after what looks to be the worst recession in decades, growth may be slow and uneven, some Fed policymakers hinted Tuesday. Their soft assessments came as a majority of US states […]

President Trump Polls Better on Economy and Virus

President Trump Polls Better on Economy and Virus

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX President Trump’s popular support eroded that of the presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee, Joe Biden as he is struggling for visibility with voters during the C-19 coronavirus chaos, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released Tuesday. The opinion poll conducted Monday and Tuesday found 43% of registered voters said they would support […]

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 […]

“Shutdowns, Lockdowns Lasted ‘Way Too Long'”

“Shutdowns, Lockdowns Lasted ‘Way Too Long

FLASH: California, New York, New Jersey, and Illinois refuse to reopen, they are seeing their businesses really hurt, many destroyed. America’s C-19 coronavirus chaos shutdowns lasted “way too long” and business probably should have started a couple of wks ago, and as a result, “it is going to be a really hard Summer,” economist Steven […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Taking the Long Term Outlook

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Taking the Long Term Outlook

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $UTX $VXX Last week’s action President Trump is now Laser focused on Opening Up America The S&P 500 hit the 78% Fibo retracement of the selloff. After a good 3rd leg, the market is ready for a test, how deep a test is the Big Q. We are watching the leaders to […]

Halt the Coronavirus Chaos, Imposed Isolation Prolongs the Problem, Open Up the Country

Halt the Coronavirus Chaos, Imposed Isolation Prolongs the Problem, Open Up the Country

The COVID-19 coronavirus looks to be entering the containment phase, as some experts believe. The Big Q: Is this Phase I?  Americans are desperate for sensible policymakers with courage to ignore the chaos and rely on the facts. Officials must combine the empirical evidence that we have with fundamental principles of established biology, then open up the […]

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 […]

‘MAGA Mayday’ Rallies Protesting Nationwide Stay-at-Home Orders

‘MAGA Mayday’ Rallies Protesting Nationwide Stay-at-Home Orders

President Trump: “We risk losing who we are as a nation by completely shutting down the country and the economy.” Pro-Trump group Women for America First will hold “MAGA Mayday” drive-in rallies around the nation Friday to protest stay-at-home orders and push back against “state government tyrants.”  “This will be a ‘drive-in’ rally for freedom. […]

Fed Stands Pat on Fed Funds Rates, Laments “Heartbreaking” Damage to America (Video)

Fed Stands Pat on Fed Funds Rates, Laments “Heartbreaking” Damage to America (Video)

Wednesday afternoon, Federal Chairman Powell said the coronavirus has brought the economy to an “abrupt halt” and it was uncertain how long the slowdown would last, as officials held interest rates near Zero, and pledged to keep them there until the nation was back on track. “Economic activity will likely drop at an unprecedented rate […]

US Stock Market is saying, “America is a victim of malpractice by medical advisors”

US Stock Market is saying, “America is a victim of malpractice by medical advisors”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX President Trump will travel to Arizona next week, his 1st trip since 28 March as the coronavirus chaos ramped up in the United States. “I think I’m going to Arizona next week, and we look forward to that,” he told reporters Wednesday during a Q&A session with industry leaders on reopening the […]

The Future of the Global Economy after COVID19

The Future of the Global Economy after COVID19

What does a post-COVID-19 economy look like? Based on the response we have seen to the crisis so far, some things are already becoming clear. The number of new COVID-19 infections seems to have peaked globally. While testing is quite uneven, this does offer the prospect the apex of the crisis is passing. More attention must be given to the nature […]

President Trump and GOP Lawmakers’ Powerful Efforts Will Restore the Economy Relatively Fast…

President Trump and GOP Lawmakers’  Powerful Efforts Will Restore the Economy Relatively Fast…

…The China Virus chaos took its shot at destroying the world’s Top economy quickly and failed. $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX $PEP $SBUX $GOOGL $CAT $LUV GOP policymakers’ powerful aggressive response to supporting the virus-stricken US economy has also helped support stocks. Investors are looked past Q-1 corporate earnings results, with the coronavirus chaos now […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Bulls in Running Mood as President Trump is Now Laser Focused on Opening Up America

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Bulls in Running Mood as President Trump is Now Laser Focused on Opening Up America

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $USO $VXX Investors are pinning their hopes for the reopening of the US economy on the potential for wider availability of testing for COVID-19 cases and on drug trials for treatments of the disease. We have been letting doctors, who have shown the same propensity for predicting this virus as weathermen […]

Virus Chaos Business Interruption Claims May Destroy the Property and Casualty Insurers

Virus Chaos Business Interruption Claims May Destroy the Property and Casualty Insurers

$CB $TVR In any case this emergency health chaos will trigger the largest single loss in insurance history. UBS estimates industry insured losses for non-US business interruption total $7 to 22-B. In the US, monthly small business losses are seen at between so far at $431, according to the American Property Casualty Insurance Association, rendering […]

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 […]

“Unprecedented Situations Require Unprecedented Actions”

“Unprecedented Situations Require Unprecedented Actions”

Unprecedented situations require unprecedented actions. That’s why the Fed should fight a rapidly deepening recession by taking interest rates below Zero for the 1st time ever. When the FOMC holds its regular policy-making meeting next week, all the warning lights will be flashing Red. The unemployment rate is expected to reach 2X digits by June. […]

The Global Business Sentiment in the Wake of the COVID-19 Coronavirus

The Global Business Sentiment in the Wake of the COVID-19 Coronavirus

In McKinsey’s latest survey global executives report a gloomier outlook than a month ago, 67% expect a sizable contraction in the world economy, and a most predict declining company profits. The COVID-19 chaos spread quickly across and within geographies, and now executives share growing concerns about its economic impact and, varying by region, dramatic shifts in […]

Several States Planning to Reopen, Georgia is in the Spotlight

Several States Planning to Reopen, Georgia is in the Spotlight

From Tennessee, Texas to Ohio and Montana, states around the country have announced plans to reopen over the next 2 wks. Their plans have drawn criticism from health experts who warn that a premature easing of stay-at-home guidelines could trigger a rise in coronavirus cases. Georgia Republican Governor Brian Kemp has cleared the way for gyms, […]

This is what matters to investors, “Open the Economy Now!”

This is what matters to investors, “Open the Economy Now!”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX More than 90% of our country “is not in harm’s way, the virus lockdown flat-out fraud on a massive scale,” said David Stockman, President Ronald Reagan’s former Director of Office of Management and Budget China Virus trading will go down in history for its high velocity. We have witnessed the […]

The European Economy Has Collapsed

The European Economy Has Collapsed

IHS has just released its widely followed Markit Flash Eurozone PMI, the numbers are unbelievably bad. The eurozone economy suffered the steepest falls in business activity and employment ever recorded during April as a result of measures taken to contain the coronavirus outbreak, according to provisional PMI survey data. The Flash Eurozone PMI Composite Output […]

All Business is ‘Essential’

All Business is ‘Essential’

“When a government official can determine how essential one’s livelihood is, everyone is vulnerable.”–Amanda Snell Afew months ago it may have been difficult to imagine a world where going to work, operating a sit-down restaurant, or engaging in business with consenting individuals was punishable by law. Where going to the gym or getting a haircut was not newsworthy or […]

Sitting on a Pile of Cash? Here are 2 Top Trade Ideas in the Energy Sector

Sitting on a Pile of Cash? Here are 2 Top Trade Ideas in the Energy Sector

$CVX $SLB An analysts that I cover said today’s price move feels like Crude Oil is passing a kidney stone, a very painful move that will not last for long, since producers are switching off, and capping secondary production wells fast. Today, the world may need just 75-M BPD to keep the economy running. By […]

The US Now Has 3 Companies with Market Caps Over $1-T

The US Now Has 3 Companies with Market Caps Over $1-T

$APPL $AMZN $MSFT Companies have moved in and out of the $1-T market cap club since Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) created it in August 2018. Despite the stock market’s recent waterfall and come back, 3 companies have shares that trade so that their values are above the $1-T mark: Apple, Amazon and Microsoft. It is easy […]

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 […]

Americans Want to Be Treated as Adults, Stay-at-Home Frustration Spreads

Americans Want to Be Treated as Adults, Stay-at-Home Frustration Spreads

Demonstrations to demand an end to stay-at-home measures that have hammered the US economy spread to Texas and California Saturday as the Governor at the epicentre of the US coronavirus crisis said his state of New York may be past the peak. In New Jersey, both the number of new hospitalizations and new coronavirus cases […]

COVID-19 is Not Really a Pandemic as Pandemics Go…

COVID-19 is Not Really a Pandemic as Pandemics Go…

…it is a Power, Profit, Control Pandemic. The economic collapse is a result of precisely engineered governmental policies though those policies appear to be in the public’s best interest. COVID-19 meets the technical definition of a pandemic, and the World Health Organization (WHO) declare it so. However, the death toll is nowhere near that of real […]

Americans are Agitated, Want the Country Reopened

Americans are Agitated, Want the Country Reopened

$TEVA “The coronavirus was an unexpected gift to blow the best financial record ever by this President, sure and it is sad many folks died, but they also die with the flu…” –R. Charles Murray Top Israeli Professor Claims Simple Stats Show Virus Plays Itself Out after 70 DaysProfessor Yitzhak Ben Israel of Tel Aviv […]

“May is the ‘Transition’ Month, the Economy Will Resume”

“May is the ‘Transition’ Month, the Economy Will Resume”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Friday, the White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow that May will be a “transition month” for the United States while it recovers from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, but he “firmly” believes the economy will improve from its sudden closures.  “We will get to the other side and we […]

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 […]

Democrats Blame President Trump for the Economic and Health Consequences of the Coronavirus Crisis, Do Not Be Fooled!

Democrats Blame President Trump for the Economic and Health Consequences of the Coronavirus Crisis, Do Not Be Fooled!

Do not be fooled by the latest attack by Speaker Pelosi & Company on President Trump. The truth is Democrats are exploiting this public health crisis in a desperate attempt to damage the President before the November election. As the coronavirus assault on the US appears to be peaking, Democrats are ramping up efforts to […]

Millions Unemployed, Homebuilding Collapses in Virus Chaos, Did We Really Need This?

Millions Unemployed, Homebuilding Collapses in Virus Chaos, Did We Really Need This?

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX To date a record 22-M Americans have filed for unemployment benefits over the past month, with millions more filing claims last week, thus wiping out all the job gains since the Great Recession and underscoring the toll on the economy from extraordinary measures to control the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. The […]

US Companies Hammered by the Governments Coronavirus Lockdown Orders

US Companies Hammered by the Governments Coronavirus Lockdown Orders

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX US companies have been hammered by the fallout from the novel coronavirus outbreak as economic activity “contracted sharply and abruptly across all regions,” according to the Fed’s Beige Book released Wednesday. The Fed’s latest check of businesses around the country was completed during March when the US went from worrying about […]

President Trump, “We are past the peak”

President Trump, “We are past the peak”

The White House coronavirus task force reported positive news on declining rates of new coronavirus cases around the country, as President Trump spoke of increasing testing capacity on the eve of his announcement of guidelines to begin reopening the US economy. “The battle continues, but the data suggests that nationwide we have passed the peak […]

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 […]

President Trump Vs Some Governors, the President Wins!

President Trump Vs Some Governors, the President Wins!

President Trump has declared his latest “Me Vs Them” war portraying himself as the Commander in Chief overseeing a hand full of insurgent Democrat governors. In the United States there may be a dust-up emerging between President Trump and some state governors from the East and the West coasts, who Monday banded together in 2 […]

America is Ready to Go Back to Work!

America is Ready to Go Back to Work!

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX President Trump is planning “very important announcements” in the next day or 2 about reopening the US economy and is considering a “rolling” re-entry in certain parts of the country, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Tuesday.  “I do not want to front-run his views, I don’t want to […]

President Trump Wants to Open as Much as Possible in May

President Trump Wants to Open as Much as Possible in May

With the economy rapidly unraveling and nearly 17-M Americans having filed for unemployment The Trump Administration is pushing to reopen the country by 1 May. Monday, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin said he and his team have selected 100 business leaders to join a Special Task Force dedicated to re-opening the economy after the coronavirus crisis passes. […]

Despite a Whole Lot of Awful Happenings, the US is Still Very Strong

Despite a Whole Lot of Awful Happenings, the US is Still Very Strong

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Despite millions of jobless claims, despite most of the country being sequestered at home, despite a falling in GDP, and despite the scare and fear brought on by the coronavirus the major US market stock indexes have recovered 50% of their losses in just the last 2 wks. At the […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, This Bull Market Vs Coronavirus

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, This Bull Market Vs Coronavirus

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Just In: Goldman Says US Stocks Have Likely Bottomed Unprecedented policy support and a flattening viral curve have “dramatically” cut risks, the bank said early Monday in a note. Despite the COVID-19 coronavirus, ‘new’ Bull market can run Last week was a shortened week, here is how it played US […]

President Trump, “It is not necessary to test everyone before opening up”

President Trump, “It is not necessary to test everyone before opening up”

America will never be able to test everyone for the coronavirus before opening up the US economy again, and it will not be necessary to do so, President Trump said Thursday. The task force is planning to have the US ramp up its already world-class testing reach to underreported areas, including hard-hit minority communities that might […]

America’s Voters Worry More About Recession Than Getting the Virus

America’s Voters Worry More About Recession Than Getting the Virus

America’s registered voters are more concerned about the US economy going into a recession than themselves contracting the coronavirus, according to the latest Fox News poll. The concern of a US recession beats personally catching the virus by 12%, including 23% among those very concerned. On the Big Question of being concerned about the US entering […]

Approval of President Trump’s Handling of the Economy Rose to 52%, the Highest Mark of his Presidency

Approval of President Trump’s Handling of the Economy Rose to 52%, the Highest Mark of his Presidency

The coronavirus pandemic has thrown the American economy into a deep contraction and sent unemployment soaring, but Americans approve of President Trump’s handling of the health crisis. Approval of President Trump’s handling of the economy rose to 52%, the highest mark of his Presidency, CNBC’s “All America” survey showed Wednesday. That is up from 49% in December. […]

President Trump’s Team Making Preparations to End the Shutdown

President Trump’s Team Making Preparations to End the Shutdown

President Trump is hinting at a 2nd task force responsible for getting Americans back to work. This task force should prepare the country to reopen, with new tools to fight the virus. Remember, President Trump said he wants the country “opened up and just raring to go by Easter” and his team is making preparations […]

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