Capital Inflow into Emerging Markets in 2021 will be Huge

Capital Inflow into Emerging Markets in 2021 will be Huge

#EmergingMarkets #Capital #inflow #QE $BLK In this world of ultra-low interest rates, the pull of emerging markets is huge, and capital inflows have rebounded in recent months, hitting record highs in November. The world’s biggest asset manager BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) predicts healthy gains in Y 2021 for the sector. QE (Quantitative easing), until recently a Key […]

Gold Up On Weakening USD as President Trump Threatens Veto of Aid/Relief/Stimulus Bill

Gold Up On Weakening USD as President Trump Threatens Veto of Aid/Relief/Stimulus Bill

#Gold #Dollar #aid/relief/stimulus #PresidentTrump #veto $DIA $SPY $QQQ, RUTX $VXX $XAU $GLD $USD Gold prices ticked higher Wednesday as weakness in USD offset worries about the aid/relief/ stimulus bill after President Trump threatened to veto the over porked legislation. Spot gold rose 0.3% at 1,865.01oz by 0333 GMT, while US gold futures held steady at […]

Stocks and Gold are in an Up Trend: ‘The Trend is Your Friend’

Stocks and Gold are in an Up Trend: ‘The Trend is Your Friend’

#gold #stocks #BullMarket #Fed #economy #recovery #stimulus $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $XAU $GLD $USD $VXX The DJIA is trading at record highs, having broke the 30,000 resistance mark last wk for the 1st time ever. The stock market’s epidemic chaos is over, and investors look forward to continued growth down the line. Now, at the […]

SoCal Residential Real Estate: “What ‘pandemic'”?

SoCal Residential Real Estate: “What ‘pandemic

#RealEstate #California #Market #COVID $Z $NFLX $SPX $SPY $QQQ “People have no apprehension about buying into this market” — Paul Ebeling Zillow (NYSE:Z) anticipates Y 2021 will be the best year for home sales since Y 2006. When it comes to LA real estate, “Sunset” sells even 9 months after the virus caused instant recession. […]

American Consumers Cut Debt by 13% Since the End of 2019

American Consumers Cut Debt by 13% Since the End of 2019

#consumer #debt #houdeholds #Fed #virus US household debt rose in Q-2 due to an increase in mortgage balances as consumers took advantage of record low interest rates to buy homes and refinance loans, according to a survey released by the New York Federal Reserve Tuesday. The Big Q: Is there enough borrowing capacity in consumer […]

US Stocks Trading Way Up in Positive Territory, the Bulls are in Charge

US Stocks Trading Way Up in Positive Territory, the Bulls are in Charge

#stocks #FAANGs #Energy #Big Tech #Cannabis #election $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “The NAS, Dow and S&P 500 have been and are trading way up in positive territory in the Presidential election chaos” — Paul Ebeling The US Presidential election results are still indecisive as of this writing. Overall, the NAS Comp, DJIA and S&P […]

US is in a Self-Sustaining Recovery

US is in a Self-Sustaining Recovery

#US #VShape #recovery #economy #jobs #aid #relief #stimulus #PresidentTrump Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow declared that the United States can survive until the end of the year without another round of aid/relief/stimulus as the nation is in a “self-sustaining recovery.“ “Besides the jobs, we are in a housing boom, autos boom, a consumer spending […]

US Stocks Spike 9%+ on President Trump’s Plan to Bring the Country Together to Fight the Virus

US Stocks Spike 9%+ on President Trump’s Plan to Bring the Country Together to Fight the Virus

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX US stocks spiked 9%+ as President Trump joined reassured investors that he is stepping up efforts to protect the economy from the coronavirus fallout. All 3 major US stock market indexes rose 9%+, as President Trump declared a national emergency to help combat the virus and said the private sector […]

Consumer Sentiment Marks 8-Month Highs

Consumer Sentiment Marks 8-Month Highs

US consumer sentiment increased in January to an 8-month high, indicating sustained optimism in the face of the coronavirus and the impeachment trial. The University of Michigan’s sentiment index for January rose to 99.8, up from 99.3 in December and compared with a preliminary reading of 99.1, data showed Friday. The gainer reflected a 6-month high in […]

JPMorgan Chase CEO sees further hit from lower interest rates

JPMorgan Chase CEO sees further hit from lower interest rates

A weakening outlook for interest rates will dent JPMorgan Chase’s profits somewhat in 2019, prompting the bank to plan in case rates fall even further than expected, Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said Tuesday. Dimon said he still does not expect zero interest rates in the United States, even as he signaled a further drop in […]

Low-Interest Rates Could Save U.S. Housing Stock Value

Low-Interest Rates Could Save U.S. Housing Stock Value

Lower US interest rates could help support outperforming US home-builder stocks, even as they raise worries about the economy, while a bonanza of industry data and Federal Reserve speakers next week are likely to help shape the outlook. After underperforming in 2018, the PHLX Housing Index is up about 30% for the year so far, […]

Rising Interest Rates and the Federal Reserve

Rising Interest Rates and the Federal Reserve

Rising Interest Rates and the Federal Reserve The US economy is cranking out robust figures 10 years after the start of the global financial crisis: strong growth, historically low unemployment, a soaring stock market. But with the good news come rising interest rates as the Federal Reserve — which on Wednesday is expected to raise […]

Trade War will Raise US Interest Rates

Trade War will Raise US Interest Rates

Trade War will Raise US Interest Rates U.S. financial services firms Morgan Stanley and JP Morgan said Friday that they expect the South Korean central bank to raise the base rate next month on a modest economic recovery and low inflationary pressure. In a monetary policy committee meeting on Thursday, the Bank of Korea (BOK) […]

The Fed: Yellen Talks Rates

The Fed: Yellen Talks Rates

Janet Yellen on Friday signaled that an interest rate hike in this month’s monetary policy will likely be appropriate, if the economy progresses in line with officials’ expectation. “At our meeting later this month, the (Federal Open Market) Committee will evaluate whether employment and inflation are continuing to evolve in line with our expectations, in […]

Strong US Housing Market to Bring Fed Rate Hike

Strong US Housing Market to Bring Fed Rate Hike

Strong US Housing Market to Bring Fed Rate Hike October Existing Home Sales and November Philadelphia Fed Non-Manufacturing Index Sales: +2%; Prices (Over-Year): +6%/ Phil. Fed (NonMan.): -10.7 points; Orders: +6.9 points; Hiring: +5.8 point. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported that in October, existing home sales hit their highest pace since February 2007. […]

Bond Trader Signaling Coming Inflation

Bond Trader Signaling Coming Inflation

Bond Trader Signaling Coming Inflation The rout in the fixed-income arena deepened into the worst in 15 years as traders sounded the alarm on inflation amid speculation US President Elect Donald Trump’s spending pledges will boost economic growth. Yields on benchmark 10-year US Treasuries posted their steepest back-to-back weekly increase since Y 2001, and a bond-market […]

The Week Ahead on Wall Street

The Week Ahead on Wall Street

The Week Ahead on Wall Street This week 130 members of the S&P 500 are scheduled to report earnings to Wall Street. Included in this group is DJIA component Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) Tuesday. The FOMC will hold a 2-day meeting starting Tuesday. The CME’s FedWatch Tool currently assigns a greater than 90% chance of interest rates remaining unchanged. […]

Gold & Silver’s Run Forecasts a Coming Bust in Stock, Bonds, Credit Markets

Gold & Silver’s Run Forecasts a Coming Bust in Stock, Bonds, Credit Markets

Gold & Silver’s Run Forecasts a Coming Bust in Stock, Bonds, Credit Markets $GLS, $SLV, $UGLD, $GDX, $CEF, $PHYS In the coming years as investors are forced to seek safe-havens expect Gold to rise to record highs as asset bubbles burst in everything from stocks, bonds and credit. The precious Yellow metal is at the beginning […]

Divided FOMC Stood Pat on Rates, Tone “Hawkish”

Divided FOMC Stood Pat on Rates, Tone “Hawkish”

Divided FOMC Stood Pat on Rates, Tone “Hawkish” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX A divided Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) left the fed funds rate unchanged for a 6th meeting running, saying it would wait for “more evidence of progress toward its goals”, while projecting that an increase is likely by year-end. “Near-term risks to the […]

Donald Trump, “We have a very false economy”

Donald Trump, “We have a very false economy”

Donald Trump, “We have a very false economy” Donald Trump reiterated his hardline approach on the deportation of “a huge number” of illegal immigrants, vowing Monday, if elected, “they’re going out so fast your head would spin.” In his remarks Donald Trump described his intention to reporters traveling on his plane with him to a […]

US Consumer Prices Unchanged, Inflation Slows

US Consumer Prices Unchanged, Inflation Slows

US Consumer Prices Unchanged, Inflation Slows $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US consumer prices were unchanged in July as the cost of gasoline fell for the 1st time in 5 months and underlying inflation slowed, which could further diminish prospects of a US Fed interest rate increase this year. The Labor Department said Tuesday that the […]

US in Low Growth Mode for the Next Few Years

US in Low Growth Mode for the Next Few Years

US in Low Growth Mode for the Next Few Years $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US consumers’ expectations for longer-term inflation rebounded last month to the highest level since August, according to results of a Federal Reserve Bank of New York survey released Monday. Expected inflation 3 years ahead was 2.9%, according to the median respondent […]

America Needs a Radical Change to Address its Anemic Economy

America Needs a Radical Change to Address its Anemic Economy

America Needs a Radical Change to Address its Anemic Economy $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross says Donald Trump represents the “more radical, new approach to government” that the country’s  economy desperately needs. While others in America and abroad have faulted Donald Trump’s lack of PC (political correctness), Mr. Ross says such “in […]

Summer Investment Strategy, Play Defense

Summer Investment Strategy, Play Defense

Summer Investment Strategy, Play Defense $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX As we enter this Summer trading season the big Wall Street traders head to The Hampton’s to vacation their trading positions laid out and staked. This year we are dealing with sluggish trading season, and an all but stalled global economy too. Notably, Eurozone business growth […]

Ominous Business Indicator, Machinery Orders Soft

Ominous Business Indicator, Machinery Orders Soft

Ominous Business Indicator, Machinery Orders Soft $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US business spending intentions weakened in April for a 3rd month running on soft demand for machinery, but a surge in contracts to purchase previously owned homes to a 10-year high supported views economic growth was gaining speed. The growth picture was further boosted by […]

Bull Exhausted, Will Soon Lay Down, Savvy Money Turns to Gold

Bull Exhausted, Will Soon Lay Down, Savvy Money Turns to Gold

Bull Exhausted, Will Soon Lay Down, Savvy Money Turns to Gold $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $GLD, $VXX Stan Druckenmiller, the billionaire investor with one of the best long-term track records in money management, says the Bull market has “exhausted itself” and that Gold is his largest currency allocation. Mr. Druckenmiller, speaking at the Sohn Investment Conference […]

Be Alert, Stocks Could Get Cut In Half

Be Alert, Stocks Could Get Cut In Half

Be Alert, Stocks Could Get Cut In Half $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Stocks could lose 50% their value + if the history of valuation cycles is any indication, cautions mutual-fund manager John Hussman, President of Hussman Investment Trust. He is correct and I have been calling for a Fibo retracement in the S&P 500 of […]

GCC Investment In French Riviera Properties Up 30%

GCC Investment In French Riviera Properties Up 30%

GCC Investment In French Riviera Properties Up 30% Falling prices and steady fixed interest rates have encouraged regional investment Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) investors in the French Riviera have increased 30% in the past year, encouraged by low prices and fixed interest rates, according to a luxury real estate investment firm. Michael Zingraf Real Estate […]

Analyst’s: Some Key Reason To Buy Gold

Analyst’s: Some Key Reason To Buy Gold

Analyst’s: Some Key Reason To Buy Gold Some of the Key reasons why one analysts/author says that Gold is a good buy right now, as follows: “Negative interest rates reduce the cost of carrying gold and are, at least theoretically, inflationary. But it’s the cost of carry that is most compelling as a reason to […]