Current Gold Forecast: Gold Over Paper

Current Gold Forecast: Gold Over Paper

#gold $XAU $GLD $USD The Fundamentals Central banks worldwide are committed to suppressing interest rates and printing money to solve their nation’s debt problems. Eventually, they will be forced to default or devalue, they will devalue. The Technicals Gold forms a major bottom every 8-yrs. The last low came in Y 2016. The next one should […]

US Stock Market: Cross Current Sentiment Explained

US Stock Market: Cross Current Sentiment Explained

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $$GLD $XAU $VXX The Bulls are clearly in control on Wall Street, but the US stock market sentiment data picture is confusing for many participants now, as there is lots of professional of pessimism about current stock pricing Vs retail optimism. It is a tug-of-war scenario. This shows up in the […]

US in V-shaped Economic Recovery, Financial Markets Ignore Social Issues

US in V-shaped Economic Recovery, Financial Markets Ignore Social Issues

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX “The financial market is a reflection of the world it operates in, the essential meaning of the wisdom of money in action, expressed through buying and selling companies’ shares, it is always right.” Economist John Maynard Keynes likened the stock market to a beauty contest in which competitors try to pick […]

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 […]

Investors Looking at a Wide Range of Indicators for Market Direction

Investors Looking at a Wide Range of Indicators for Market Direction

$VXX $DIA $SPY $QQQ Investors are studying a wide range of technical indicators, from infection counts to more traditional indicators, for clues on the direction the markets will take in coming weeks as the pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus continues to spread. Some point to signs that the worst of the waterfall sell-off that […]

Sentiment is a Volatile Motivator

Sentiment is a Volatile Motivator

$VXX $USD $GBP $EUR $XAU $GLD Keeping tabs on the overall market correlation across assets on the risk or safe haven side was my focus at the weekend. Even though things eased last week with over $5-T in sidelined cash coming back in just 4 days, circumstances might see it snap back into the Bear’s […]

Communist Bernie Sanders and the “Dark Side of Momentum Investing”

Communist Bernie Sanders and the “Dark Side of Momentum Investing”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX FLASH: President Trump: “Coronavirus Risk in America Remains ‘Very Low’” Bond King, Jeffrey Gundlach blames Presidential hopeful Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) for the market recent volatility. “If this stock market reversal is due exclusively to the virus, then why is United Healthcare down far more than SPX? Why is healthcare […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$XAU, $XAG Special Report: Gold, How To… With gold prices up about 20% YTD signs of a global growth slowdown and geopolitical tensions, precious metals are getting a close look from investors seeking insurance for their individual retirement accounts. That is real, physical gold and silver coins or bars, not the precious-metals ETF’s or mining-company […]

So You Want to Be a Successful Stock Trader, Well This is What it Takes

So You Want to Be a Successful Stock Trader, Well This is What it Takes

For those of you serious about trading for a living, the following is a list of characteristics found in every highly successful trader. Realize that 1% of the people who play this game take 99% of the profits. That means 99% of people who call themselves “traders” are giving over all their money to the […]

US Stocks Setting Up for a Big Move North

US Stocks Setting Up for a Big Move North

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: US stocks finished flat on high volume We expect that US stocks will continue to move North new highs despite an earnings slowdown, that according to the patterns that are set/setting up now. HeffX-LTN is going contrarian Vs the Bears who are warning investors that the earnings slowdown will […]

DJIA Swings 507 Pts on Trump, Schumer Dustup, Finishes Flat

DJIA Swings 507 Pts on Trump, Schumer Dustup, Finishes Flat

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The DJIA and S&P 500 finished another headline driven session flat to unchanged Tuesday as investor optimism over US-China trade talks was offset by US President Donald Trump’s threat to shut down the US government and by political uncertainty in Britain, France and Italy. A US official told Reuters late […]

Fake, Bad News Pressuring This Market

Fake, Bad News Pressuring This Market

There is disconnect in the markets between strong fundamentals and weaker valuations , and it’s being driven by both negative real and fake news. $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX The global head of macro quantitative and derivatives research at JPMorgan, is among the analysts who published a year-ahead outlook on Friday with an expected Y 2019 […]

NASDAQ Marks Another All Time High

NASDAQ Marks Another All Time High

NASDAQ Marks Another All Time High $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Tuesday as investors were encouraged by US economic data, driving the NASDAQ to finish at another at record high for the 2nd day running, as the technology and consumer discretionary sectors outpreformed Investors remain a bit wary about trade discussions, with Mexico imposing tariffs […]

Bitcoin: The Chart Pattern Looks ‘Encouraging’

Bitcoin: The Chart Pattern Looks ‘Encouraging’

Bitcoin: The Chart Pattern Looks ‘Encouraging’ $BTCUSD When Bitcoin took a deep dive of it’s nearly $20,000 highs to below $6,000, many retail participants worried that Bitcoin and the other cryptocurrency were headed to the scrapbook. Technical analysts, of which I am 1, believe that Bitcoin passed a a Key marker that gives us confidence that now that […]

Savvy Traders Laud the Return of Market Volatility

Savvy Traders Laud the Return of Market Volatility

Savvy Traders Laud the Return of Market Volatility $VXX, $DIA After last week’s action, some market participants await a return to the calm, but that may not be in their longer-term interest to revert to the very unusual market conditions that we had before. What they should be looking for new is a market that […]

Insight into the Stock Markets’ ‘Quick’ Correction

Insight into the Stock Markets’ ‘Quick’ Correction

Insight into the Stock Markets’ ‘Quick’ Correction $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX As US stock markets conclude 1 of the worst weeks point-wise in history, below is a list of the Key things to know about the quick 9 day corrective action, as follows: It was driven by technicals, not fundamentals. The ongoing market correction does […]

The US and World Stock Markets are Functioning Normally

The US and World Stock Markets are Functioning Normally

The US and World Stock Markets are Functioning Normally $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ The technical selloffs in US and World stock markets, is not related to market fundamentals. World stock markets fell for a 4th day running on investor concerns about the prospect of higher interest rates and stretched equity valuations. US stocks marked about a […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Breaks Above Most Analysts Targets

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Breaks Above Most Analysts Targets

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Breaks Above Most Analysts Targets $RACE Shares of Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) have broke out above the average analyst 12-month target price of 119.00, finishing Thursday at 119.52/share on moderate volume of 295,032 shares exchanged. When a stock reaches the target an analyst set, there are just  2 ways to react: downgrade on valuation, or, […]

August Options Trade on Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock

August Options Trade on Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock

August Options Trade on Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock $RACE Investors in Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) saw new options begin trading this week, for 17 August expiration. One of the Key data points that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with 226 days until expiration the newly trading contracts […]

August Markets: Stocks Often Declines as Traders Vacation

August Markets: Stocks Often Declines as Traders Vacation

August Markets: Stocks Often Declines as Traders Vacation $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX It is August and markets are taking time to consolidate the recent big gainers. And this August US President Donald Trump threatens to leash Fire & Fury on NKorea. So, we are seeing the VIX wake up, as swings in stocks and junk […]

Crude Oil Hits 1-month Highs on US Missile Strikes in Syria

Crude Oil Hits 1-month Highs on US Missile Strikes in Syria

Crude Oil Hits 1-month Highs on US Missile Strikes in Syria $USO, $OIL, $GLD Friday, Crude Oil prices hit 1-month higsh after the United States fired missiles at a Syrian government airbase, sending shockwaves through global markets and raising concerns that the conflict could spread in the Oil-rich region. The toughest US action yet in […]

Investing Vs Speculating Vs Safekeeping

Investing Vs Speculating Vs Safekeeping

Investing Vs Speculating Vs Safekeeping Investing has to do with the acceptance of risk in the pursuit of a worthwhile return. Speculation entails the same Key element. Safekeeping means, safely “marching in place” That commonality leads many people to confuse investing with speculation. However, the fact is, they are very different. So, if you are […]

The Plaza NYC Teaches the Fundamentals of Western Etiquette

The Plaza NYC Teaches the Fundamentals of Western Etiquette

The Plaza NYC Teaches the Fundamentals of Western Etiquette The Plaza launched a series of etiquette courses designed to teach the essentials of proper decorum in modern day business, social and dining affairs. The courses were conceive by Myka Meier of Beaumont Etiquette, bringing to the United States a 1st-of-its-kind finishing school type program. Each […]

NYC, Commercial Real Estate Capital of the World

NYC, Commercial Real Estate Capital of the World

NYC, Commercial Real Estate Capital of the World $JLL New York has knocked off London as the world’s premier city for FDI (foreign investment) in commercial real estate due to fears the vote to leave the EU aka Brexit, will diminish the British capital’s appeal as a global financial center. Data on cross-border property transactions […]

Caution, Investors are Chasing Stocks, more Tactical than Fundamental

Caution, Investors are Chasing Stocks, more Tactical than Fundamental

Caution, Investors are Chasing Stocks, more Tactical than Fundamental $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Investors are no longer running from the stock market they are chasing it for reasons that are more tactical than fundamental: Caution. It is too early to tell where the UK’s new position in the overall context of the EU will be […]