Gold Price Tops $1,800 oz, Posting its Best Quarter in 4 yrs

Gold Price Tops $1,800 oz, Posting its Best Quarter in 4 yrs

#gold #COMEX #coronavirus #bullion #metal #inflation #HefCap #Fed $XAU $GLD Gold futures rose above 1,800 oz for the 1st time in more than 8 yrs as low interest rates, China tensions and virus chaos are driving demand for the precious Yellow metal as a safe-haven. Bullion for August delivery rose as much as 1.3% to […]

2021 Ferrari SF90 Stradale, the Fastest Road Car Ever

2021 Ferrari SF90 Stradale, the Fastest Road Car Ever

$RACE “On the road, things happen much faster than in the 488 Pista,” claims test driver Raffaele de Simone of the 2021 Ferrari SF90 Stradale. “Train your neck and your reactions,” he says, hinting that Ferrari’s new 986-hp high-tech Hyper Supercar will generate truly strong levels of grip while feeling as fast and agile as a […]

F1: Face Masks Big Challenge for Ferrari Staff and Pit Crew

F1: Face Masks Big Challenge for Ferrari Staff and Pit Crew

$RACE As teams ready for the 1st race of the F1 season at the Austrian Grand Prix next weekend sans track fans, teams have/are running tests to try to get used to a new way of working. All competitors are braced for logistical difficulties and work to take longer because of social distancing requirements. Ferrari […]

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 […]

Baked in Q-2 Earnings are Off, the Stock Market Will Continue North

Baked in Q-2 Earnings are Off, the Stock Market Will Continue North

$SPY The S&P 500 is cheaper than many think, meaning more profitable. The stock market is cheaper and profitability is better than the pundits would have us believe. The deep dive baked into Q-2 consensus earnings understates the real core earnings of many US companies. Here I show where there is Northside in the overall […]

Americans Like Stocks, Indifferent to Volatility

Americans Like Stocks, Indifferent to Volatility

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Successful investing is about managing risk, as it cannot be avoided. Americans are optimistic about the long-term health of the US stock market, despite being pessimistic about how investments will hold up short term, a Wells Fargo/Gallup survey said. Most people are eager to invest, especially to build their retirement […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is Testing at Mugello

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is Testing at Mugello

$RACE Ferrari drivers Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc put a F1 car through its paces for the 1st time since preseason at a test at Mugello Tuesday. Messer Vettel and Leclerc split duties in the team’s Y 2018 car, the SF71H, at the Tuscany circuit, which has been slated as a possible late addition to […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 812 Superfast is the Top of the Range

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 812 Superfast is the Top of the Range

$RACE The Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) 812 Superfast is the Top Prancing Horse in the company’s Supercar range. Succeeding the F12 Berlinetta, it is a 2-seater GT with a front mid-engine layout and rear-wheel drive. It has a 6.5-liter naturally aspirated V12 under the hood that delivers 789 HP (800 PS / 588 kW) and 530 lb-ft (718 Nm) […]

Box Office: Hugh Jackman as Enzo in Michael Mann’s ‘Ferrari’

Box Office: Hugh Jackman as Enzo in Michael Mann’s ‘Ferrari’

$RACE Hugh Jackman is set to star in Michael Mann’s racing drama “Ferrari,” about Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) founder Enzo Ferrari. STX will be handling international sales at the Cannes virtual market, and CAA Media Finance arranged the financing and is representing US rights. Mr. Mann will give a presentation for buyers Tuesday. STX will distribute the film […]

Wall Street Analysts Upgrade Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to ‘Buy’ Ratings

Wall Street Analysts Upgrade Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to ‘Buy’ Ratings

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) was upgraded by equities researchers at Kepler Capital Markets to a ‘buy‘ rating in a research report issued Thursday. Several other automotive sector analysts have also weighed in on the company. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, 3 have issued a hold rating and 11 including us […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) ProtoTipo 812 ‘Versione Speciale’ on the Track at Fiorano (Video)

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) ProtoTipo 812 ‘Versione Speciale’ on the Track at Fiorano (Video)

$RACE A Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) prototipo 812F has been caught on video around the Fiorano test track, giving us a chance to hear what’s going on underneath the camo skin.  YouTube user Varryx got the footage, doing us the favor of including a regular 812 lapping the circuit for comparison. See the video below. The differences are clear. […]

High Dividend Stocks are a Theme for the Foreseeable Future for Some Investors, + a Few Buy Rated Laggards

High Dividend Stocks are a Theme for the Foreseeable Future for Some Investors, + a Few Buy Rated Laggards

$LVS, $HAS $BBY Resilient dividend-paying companies, as some investors work to find safe sources of income during this ultra-low interest frame. Dividend stocks are the theme now as high yield stocks have outperformed during both rising and falling US bond yields, irrespective of market direction and across economic cycles. We believe that the safest bets for dividends […]

Cavallino Motors Unveils Ferrari Roma for the 1st time in Thailand

Cavallino Motors Unveils Ferrari Roma for the 1st time in Thailand

$RACE The official Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) importer, Cavallino Motors, recently staged the launch event for the Ferrari Roma, the latest grand touring car from Maranello. The timeless beauty and elegance of the new Ferrari model was revealed online via a live streaming event  Voravud Bhirombhakdi, Vice President of Cavallino Motors Co. Ltd., talked about the latest […]

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 […]

Institutional Investors Buying Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock

Institutional Investors Buying Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock

$RACE Rockefeller Capital Management L.P. raised its holdings in shares of Ferrari NV (NYSE:RACE) by 18.9% during Q-1. The fund owned 793/shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 126/shares during the frame. Rockefeller Capital Management LP’s holdings in Ferrari were worth $121,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other large investors have […]

Let’s Measure the USD in Here

Let’s Measure the USD in Here

$.DXY $USO $GLD $XAU A Key measure of USD is the ICE US Dollar Index .DXY, -0.12%, and it has been weakening over the past 30 days, down 3.9%, but is up a bit YTD, rising 0.1%, according to FactSet data. The index measures USD Vs a basket of 6 peer currencies, including the EURUSD, +0.03%, the GBPUSD, 0.29% and USDJPY, +0.06%. A weaker USD has […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Super Cars, Super Stock

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Super Cars, Super Stock

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is not like any other automakers. To understand Ferrari you must think of it as a company with a different peer group, it is a luxury goods company with perhaps the world’s #1 Luxury Brand. Ferrari should not be valued by analysts as an automaker Former Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne was right […]

This Bull Recovery Run Signals Buy Stocks

This Bull Recovery Run Signals Buy Stocks

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX This stock market rally has more to run and investors are under-pricing the scale of the world’s C-19 coronavirus chaos recovery “While the last four months have been exceptional, we think that this cycle has been, and will be, more ‘normal’ than appreciated,” said Morgan Stanley’s chief cross-asset strategist in […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Open Driver Academy to Women in the Fall

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Open Driver Academy to Women in the Fall

$RACE Women despite being a very small minority of race car drivers have proven that their racing abilities can match or in some cases best those of men. Top-10 poles in NASCAR, breaking Pikes Peak hill climb course records, and overall Dakar wins attest to this. But because of politics between amateur and pro racing, […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Optimism is Key

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Optimism is Key

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $SOX $VXX Optimistic US Stock Market Will Survive Racial and C-19 Coronavirus Chaos| Last week’s action  Stocks continue testing, as indexes that marked new highs have given them up. The charts of the PHLX Semiconductor Sector (SOX), the S&P 500 and others show reversals, suggesting there may be more testing (selling) […]

You Can Deal with Any Stock Market FOMO You May Still Have, Knowledge is Power…

You Can Deal with Any Stock Market FOMO You May Still Have, Knowledge is Power…

$SPY $SPX $DIA $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Here is how the stock market trades after 5.0%+ selloffs like we saw last Thursday The S&P 500 fell 5.9% last Thursday, marking its worst 1-day decliner since 16 March and its 5th fall of at least 5% in the past 3 months. It was the worst decline since […]

Psychologically the Fear of Missing Out is Driving the US Stock Market

Psychologically the Fear of Missing Out is Driving the US Stock Market

$SPY $SPX Last Thursday, Wall Street professionals showed retail investors who bet that stocks would continue their uninterrupted drive North, that they are incharge. Yes, there are lots of investors who missed out on Wall Street’s recovery since the 23 March lows and may take advantage of the midweek selloff to enter. That suggest some […]

When There are Too Many Bulls the Market Reverses Every Time

When There are Too Many Bulls the Market Reverses Every Time

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX DJIA +477.37 at 25605.56, NAS Comp +96.08 at 9588.83, S&P 500 +39.21 at 3041.18 Friday, the S&P 500 gained 1.3% to reclaim some of Thursday’s 7% day’s decline, it was up 2.9% early in the session. The DJIA (+1.9%), NAS Comp (+1.0%), and Russell 2000 (+2.3%) also bounced.   Media explanations, like the risk of a 2nd wave of […]

Williams-Sonoma Inc. (NYSE:WSM), Online Customers are Driving the Stock Due North

Williams-Sonoma Inc. (NYSE:WSM), Online Customers are Driving the Stock Due North

Williams-Sonoma Inc. (NYSE:WSM): Lockdown orders have brought consumers a newfound appreciation of their home kitchens. The stock closed Thursday at 79.50 and have a consensus price target at 76.56. The San Francisco, California HQ’d company runs 5 segments, which include popular names like West Elm and Pottery Barn. The stock has been on a Bull […]

The Reason Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is Worth More Than the Major Automakers

The Reason Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is Worth More Than the Major Automakers

$RACE Iconic Italian Supercar maker Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE)market value soared to $30-B in May, surpassing market values of the larger automakers, such as Detroit’s General Motors (NYSE:GM), Ford (NYSE:F), and its former parent, Fiat-Chrysler (NYSE:FCAU). At a time when economies and societies around the world have been thrown into chaos over the outbreak of C-19 coronavirus, investors find the high-end luxury sports […]

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 […]

Ferrari Museum Will Host ’24 Hours of Le Mans’ Online

Ferrari Museum Will Host ’24 Hours of Le Mans’ Online

$RACE The Ferrari Museum at Maranello  is now hosting the “24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual”. Since 10 June, visitors can watch live the stars of the 1st-ever virtual edition of the endurance classic even during the C-19 coronavirus chaos.  With the help of the simulators set up in the Museum, visitors can get to see see the official drivers of […]

.DXY (DX) Futures Technical Analysis, Investors Bet on Dovish Fed

.DXY (DX) Futures Technical Analysis, Investors Bet on Dovish Fed

$DX $.DXY $USD $JPY $EUR $GBP $CAD Tuesday, the USD reversed late in the session and is now trading lower against a basket of major currencies. The selling pressure is being led by a strong upward surge in the Euro. The Canadian Dollar is also making a comeback along with the British Pound. The Japanese Yen has been strong all session […]

Options Players Placing Bets Stocks Keep Rising

Options Players Placing Bets Stocks Keep Rising

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Traders established fresh Bullish positions last week by buying 35.6-M new Call options on stocks, up from a high of 28.7-M in February, when speculative activity was rampant. Options traders make big bets on rising prices. This kind of activity could lead to negative returns in the S&P 500 and […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) IndyCar Tie-up is an Option

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) IndyCar Tie-up is an Option

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) confirmed that it is at least considering adding IndyCar to its racing portfolio, using some of its F1 savings. It is one way the manufacturer can keep from sector layoffs that might come with the expected budget cuts necessary to get to the coming $145-M gross F1 budgets. “Concern is not the […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Team Boss Hopes Vettel Moves to MercedesAMG

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Team Boss Hopes Vettel Moves to MercedesAMG

$RACE Reports have suggested that the Maranello Team was insisting on a significantly less lucrative contract and just a 1-year extension for Seb Vettel, 32 anni, a 4X world champion. But Team Boss Binotto said, “It was not about the type of offer or the duration of the agreement. Ferrari undoubtedly loves Sebastian for many […]

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 […]

The Enzo: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 1st Hyper Supercar

The Enzo: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 1st Hyper Supercar

$RACE The Ferrari Enzo History The Ferrari Enzo was Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 1st Hyper Supercar, fitting, for a car that carries the weight of its founder’s given name. As part of the exclusive lineup of 5 halo Ferraris that include the 288 GTO, F40, F50, and later LaFerrari, the Enzo was the highly successful follow-up to the […]

History: US Market Responses During Major Protests and Tragedies

History: US Market Responses During Major Protests and Tragedies

$SPY There is a big gap between what is happening on the streets in America’s cities and the American stock market has confounded lots of both professional and retail investors, this is nothing new. Below is a overview of how similar frames of civil violence and political unrest have played out in the market throughout history, […]

Gold ETFs Amass $34-B of Gold in 5 Months, More Than Any Full Year

Gold ETFs Amass $34-B of Gold in 5 Months, More Than Any Full Year

$XAU $GLD Gold backed ETFs added 623 tonnes of the precious Yellow metal worth $34-B to their stockpile from January to May, exceeding in 5 months every full-year increase on record, the World Gold Council (WGC) said Thursday. In May alone, the increase was 154 tonnes, it said. Many investors think gold is likely to […]

The Stock Market is about Money, It has “No Conscience”

The Stock Market is about Money, It has “No Conscience”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Wall Street stocks extend rally despite the terrorist rioting sweeping the nation. “At the end of the day, the market has no conscience. Investors are simply trying to make money, and that is why they are crowding into the stay-at-home economy stocks,” Jim Cramer said Tuesday, adding people still pick […]

Market Bulls Resist Selling Pressure in the Midsts of Chaos

Market Bulls Resist Selling Pressure in the Midsts of Chaos

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Monday, we saw more of the same resistance to selling pressure, as the Bulls remain in charge. Notably, President Trump made a short but strong statement from the Rose Garden about stopping the nationwide rioting buy invoking the Insurrection Act. The major indices posted modest gains, as the market remained […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX What Happened Last Month The US stock market maintained a Bullish trajectory throughout May which saw many indices, sectors, and stocks retracing back above their March and April resistance zones.  Broad-based gains lift S&P 500 back above its 200-Day MA, and Bullish with a Very Bullish bias across the board. […]

“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 […]

After This Instant Recovery Nearly 70% of Managed Money is Still Bearish

After This Instant Recovery Nearly 70% of Managed Money is Still Bearish

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX The love-hate relationship many investors had with US stocks during the 11 yr Bull market is reemerging, as stock steadily climb the Wall of Worry in the face of economic devastation and uncertainty. The benchmark S&P 500 index has risen 34% from its 23 March lows and the NAS Comp is […]

F1 Was Off This Weekend at MC, But Ferrari’s Leclerc Was Full Out on the Streets of Monaco

F1 Was Off This Weekend at MC, But Ferrari’s Leclerc Was Full Out on the Streets of Monaco

$RACE Charles Leclerc drove a Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) flat-out around the streets of Monte Carlo Sunday morning as he starred in a remake of the cult film C’était un Rendez-vous. On the same day that the cancelled Monaco Grand Prix was due to take place, Mr. Leclerc got behind the wheel of a Ferrari SF90 road car […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, What the Bulls are Telling Us

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, What the Bulls are Telling Us

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Last Week’s Action The large-cap indexes were lower Thursday, and flat Friday. On the week though the S&P 500 (+3.2%), DJIA (+3.3%), and NAS Comp (+3.4%) rose 3%+, and the small-cap Russell 2000 climbed 7.8%. The Bulls are in charge. Technical Analysis S&P 500 broke higher Wednesday, opened lower Thursday and […]

Investors Imagine Negative US Interest Rates

Investors Imagine Negative US Interest Rates

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX Negative interest rates in the US were once taboo. The C-19 coronavirus chaos changed that, and has forced investors to give serious thought to the implications of such a drastic policy shift. Rate options, which gauge monetary policy expectations, Monday implied a 23% probability that the Key federal funds rate will […]

Goodbye to High-yield Savings Accounts

Goodbye to High-yield Savings Accounts

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX For years, the high-yield saving products were a success for both consumers and financial institutions alike. After getting almost Zero interest from big US banks, individuals who parked their excess cash with the likes of Ally Financial Inc., Barclays Plc, Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s consumer bank, Marcus, or HSBC Holdings Plc’s HSBC Direct […]

New York Stock Exchange to Reopen after Memorial Day

New York Stock Exchange to Reopen after Memorial Day

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX $ICE The President of the New York Stock Exchange Stacey Cunningham announced after the closing bell Thursday the NYSE is going to reopen the trading floor the day after Memorial Day. “We will reopen our trading floor to a subset of floor brokers the day after Memorial Day,”  Ms. Cunningham wrote […]

F1:Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Announced Carlos Sainz will Drive for the Team

F1:Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Announced Carlos Sainz will Drive for the Team

$RACE Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow (NYSE:RACE) announced Thursday that Carlos Sainz will drive for the team in the Ys 2021 and 2022 seasons of the F1 World Championship. “We have embarked on a new cycle with the aim of getting back to the top in Formula 1. It will be a long journey, not without […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Adds V6 to its Engine Mix

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Adds V6 to its Engine Mix

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) has spoken of plans to add a V6 turbo to its engine lineup without dropping its 2 other benchmark engines the V12 and V8. The brand’s SVP of commercial and marketing, Enrico Galliera said, “So the technology we are going to have, V12, V8, V6 turbo. Hybrid will give us the possibility to have […]

Mario Andretti Invites Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to America’s IndyCar Series

Mario Andretti Invites Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to America’s IndyCar Series

$RACE Motor racing great Mario Andretti would love to see Italian carmaker Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) join the North American Indycar series as a chassis and engine supplier. Mr. Andretti, one of 4 drivers to claim both the F1 and IndyCar drivers championships, said in an interview Sunday that IndyCar series owner Roger Penske and Ferrari team […]

Modern Ferrari Styling is Down to 1 Man: Leonardo Fioravanti

Modern Ferrari Styling is Down to 1 Man: Leonardo Fioravanti

$RACE Mr. Leonardo Fioravanti, 81 anni, is the designer behind much of the magic produced by Carrozzeria Pininfarina in the 1970’s and ’80’s and is celebrated as such by Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) afficianatoes world wide. To those that know, this affable, manicured gentleman is perhaps the most revered man in modern Ferrari design He is responsible […]

Big Tech Leads the Market’s Recovery, NASDAQ Turns Positive

Big Tech Leads the Market’s Recovery, NASDAQ Turns Positive

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Big Tech stocks turn higher on the year and an ETF that tracks the biggest among them has grew to a $100-B market value. None of the economic damage wrought by the C-19 coronavirus chaos has kept investors from investing in companies that stand out for their strong balance sheets […]

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 […]

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 […]

On the 1st Day in May, Investors Took Some Profits

On the 1st Day in May, Investors Took Some Profits

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Friday, all 11 S&P 500 sectors opened and closed in the Red. The energy (-6.0%) and consumer discretionary (-4.6%) sectors took the biggest hits, and the consumer staples sector (-1.2%) declined the least.   Investors had to contend with President Trump threatening new tariffs on China for its handling of the […]

On the Last Day of April Investors Took Some Profits

On the Last Day of April Investors Took Some Profits

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $USO $USD $GLD $VXX Thursday, the market opened in the Red as some profit-taking into April’s month-end happened.  The market has been climbing that wall of worry the last few sessions improving the charts in all 3 major US stock market indexes, and thus turning all Key technical indicators Very Bullish. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gold’s Price Target is Higher

Gold’s Price Target is Higher

$XAU $GLD $USD Gold traded just off 7-yr highs Thursday as investors bet the precious Yellow metal price would swell as the COVID-19 chaos reshapes financial markets. Futures for June delivery inched up 0.3% to 1,746 oz, holding just below their April high of 1,768. Gold is up 16% YTD, thanks to investors who view it as a […]

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 […]

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 […]

3 Top Gold Miners, All Strong Buys

3 Top Gold Miners, All Strong Buys

$GOLD, $BTG, $NEM In times of high volatility, precious metals see increased purchases as investors seek a safe-haven. Gold is the tradition safe-play, the place where savvy investors can put their money and watch it hold its value. With gold in a long term uptrend, stock investors are buying in to and they are doing […]

Gold ETF Assets Saw Their Largest ever Quarterly Gainer in Q-1 Y 2020

Gold ETF Assets Saw Their Largest ever Quarterly Gainer in Q-1 Y 2020

$GLD $XAU Gold-backed ETFs and similar products account for a significant part of the gold market, with institutional and individual investors using them to implement many of their investment strategies. Flows in ETFs highlight short-term and long-term opinions and desires to holding gold. The data tracks gold held in physical form by open-ended ETFs and […]

Gold, “Buying at these marks is attractive to investors”

Gold, “Buying at these marks is attractive to investors”

$XAU $GLD Gold prices in Asia are trading lower Wednesday morning despite continuing economic uncertainty. The precious Yellow metal continued its losses from the previous session as gold futures were down 0.22% to 1,680 by 9:33 PM ET (2:33 AM GMT). Gold prices tend to move in the opposite direction from stocks, but the 2 moved in the same direction for the 2nd day running. Asian stock markets opened mixed Wednesday with some […]

“Slowing US Virus Cases to Put Floor Under Stocks, Sunlight Ahead”

“Slowing US Virus Cases to Put Floor Under Stocks, Sunlight Ahead”

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The DJIA rallied 7.7% to start the trading week. Sentiment was boosted by encouraging signs that the COVID-19 outbreak may be improving. The DJIA (+7.7%) and Russell 2000 (+8.2%) set the pace, followed by the NAS Comp (+7.3%) and S&P 500 (+7.0%). The positive bias was formed overnight in the […]

Healthcare Stocks Alluring in Defensive Market

Healthcare Stocks Alluring in Defensive Market

$GILD $REGN $LLY $VRTX The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has put the spotlight on stocks in the US healthcare sector, home to the companies that could develop treatments, vaccines and improved diagnostics needed to engage and defeat the greatest public health enemy in over 100 yrs. Healthcare has held up better than most S&P 500 sectors. […]

Gold, the Safe-haven Investment Alternative

Gold, the Safe-haven Investment Alternative

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX $GLD $XAU $USD Gold Dealers Report Big Shortages of Small Bars and Coins Gold has been and is the traditional safe-haven of choice for investors looking to protect themselves against stock market dives. When Bear markets come on, gold often performs very well. Gold is off a bit this Spring, […]

The Coronavirus Will Change America

The Coronavirus Will Change America

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX America is at War President Trump is commanding and the nation’s governors, mayors and industry leaders are acting in concert to mobilization efforts for the major conflict. As with all major Wars, this will change how Americans think, engage with the world, and behave. Since WWII, Western leaders have embraced globalization, governed by rules for equitable competition, […]

US Stocks Up, Crude Oil Down

US Stocks Up, Crude Oil Down

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $OIL $USO $VXX DJIA Jumps 700 as Crude Oil Falls Below $20 to 18-Yr Lows US stocks rose Monday as investors look for shares that have become cheap and can withstand the impact to the economy from efforts to stem the spread of the coronavirus. The S&P healthcare sector jumped 4.67% on the […]

Gold: Conditions Setting Up for the Price to 2X

Gold: Conditions Setting Up for the Price to 2X

$XAU $GLD $USD Volatile stock markets and the outbreak of the coronavirus helped drive holdings in gold-backed ETFs to record highs in Y 2020. The buying is a clear indication of the prominent role of gold ETFs in investors’ portfolios, especially during periods of uncertainty and panic. Gold-backed ETFs saw $4.9-B of inflows in February, […]

Investors Turn the Most Bearish Since February 2009

Investors Turn the Most Bearish Since February 2009

$SPY The economic shock from the coronavirus pandemic shocked US investors 5 wks, and now they are expressing the most pessimism about the direction of the stock market since February and March 2009, in the aftermath of the previous financial crisis, according to an AAII survey conducted during the week ended Wednesday, 25 March. Some […]

Crunching the Numbers on Stocks that will Benefit as this Market Turns Due North

Crunching the Numbers on Stocks that will Benefit as this Market Turns Due North

$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 eventually pass, and there are stocks are likely to run as the market reverses and recovers. A place to start is stocks that are very sensitive to changes in the […]

President Trump Meets with Wall Street Investors on Reopening Economy

President Trump Meets with Wall Street Investors on Reopening Economy

$DIA, $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Tuesday morning, President Trump spoke to several billionaire hedge fund and private equity managers about reopening the US economy that over the past 4 wks ground to a halt due to the coronavirus outbreak. President Trump is re-evaluating whether or not to call for people to return to work as […]

Investors Optimistic, Small Caps Post Large Gains

Investors Optimistic, Small Caps Post Large Gains

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Thursday the S&P 500 advanced 0.5% in a session that saw it fall as much as 3.3% early and gain as much as 2.9% in the afternoon. The DJIA rose 1.0%, while the NAS Comp (+2.3%) and Russell 2000 (+6.8%) were the big movers today on strong gains in technology […]

Fed Moving to Ensure Liquidity in Money Market Mutual Funds

Fed Moving to Ensure Liquidity in Money Market Mutual Funds

Wednesday night the Fed rolled out its 3rd emergency credit program in 2 days, announcing it would make loans to banks that offer as collateral assets purchased from money market mutual funds. The new facility through the Boston Federal Reserve bank will offer “support for the flow of credit to households and businesses” by ensuring […]

Selling Widespread, Losses Were Pared into the Close

Selling Widespread, Losses Were Pared into the Close

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX, $USO, $XAU, $USD, $VXX Despite the coordinated stimulus packages announced by central banks and the massive stimulus plans laid out by Washington, confidence was lacking due to the growing outbreak of COVID-19 and the continued shutdown of the economy. Shortly before the close, the Senate passed the House bill that provides […]

The US Financial Markets Like What They Hear From Washington, DC

The US Financial Markets Like What They Hear From Washington, DC

$SPY The stock market liked what it heard out of Washington, DC, but expect the volatility to continue till it puts in the bottom. Tuesday, The Trump Administration vowed to deliver a massive financial package designed to help both businesses and individual Americans to weather the crisis. The Fed also stepped in to support the […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, The Bulls Vs The Bears

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, The Bulls Vs The Bears

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX The Bulls Vs The Bears Note: “Big Bear markets end in despair and hopelessness, which many current Bulls will discover at considerable cost to themselves” — Mark Lundeen Be very wary of any advance from here, as it may prove to be what we once called a Dead-Cat Bounce.  A Dead-Cat […]

Unprecedented Stresses in US Financial Markets Has Investor Sidelining Trillions in Cash

Unprecedented Stresses in US Financial Markets Has Investor Sidelining Trillions in Cash

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $USD $JPY $VXX Friday, Ultra Long-term US T-Bond futures moved about 1.3 pts a day on average in January, were down more than 7 pts on the day and off 36 pts from Monday’s high. Italian sovereign debt had imploded. An index of costs to insure corporate debt with credit-default swaps […]

The Collapse in Crude Oil Prices Adds to the Market’s Uncertainty, Equities Dive in Concert

The Collapse in Crude Oil Prices Adds to the Market’s Uncertainty, Equities Dive in Concert

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $USO $VXX WTI Crude Oil settled off 10.23 (-24.8%) to 31.09 bbl for its worst decliner since Y 1991. The last time Crude Oil traded at this mark was in Y 2016. Last Tuesday, the world’s Top financial officials pledged to use “all appropriate policy tools” to protect their economies from […]

F1: Ferrari Team (NYSE:RACE) Traveling to Melbourne Despite Northern Italian Virus ‘Lockdown’

F1: Ferrari Team (NYSE:RACE) Traveling to Melbourne Despite Northern Italian Virus ‘Lockdown’

$RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) F1 team says its preparations for the Australian Grand Prix are going as planned, despite the lockdown announced by the Italian government that has affected 16 northern provinces in the country. Ferrari says that it respects the government’s decision, but says it is not currently poised to impact travel plans for F1 […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Seb Vettel ‘Strikes Back in 2020’

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Seb Vettel ‘Strikes Back in 2020’

$RACE Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel Overview Y 2020 is arguably the most important season in Sebastian Vettel’s career, should he get it wrong and it could be his last. The 4X World Champion fought tooth and nail last season, but was not quite able to keep his team-mate Charles Leclerc under control. This year Mr. Leclerc […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) says it is “not masking its testing pace”

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) says it is “not masking its testing pace”

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) insists that it has not disguised its pace in Winter testing in Spain, but does admit its car is better in race trim than on single lap pace. The Maranello Outfit has been open that pre-season testing has not gone as well as it would have liked and thinks it is heading […]

F1: FIA Could Not Prove Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Engine Was Illegal

F1: FIA Could Not Prove Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Engine Was Illegal

$RACE F1 bosses have explained that they reached a settlement with Ferrari over their engine case as they feared they would not be able to prove any wrongdoing. Last week, the FIA said an agreement was reached with The Scuderia over a long-running analysis into their Y 2019 power unit due to questions raised by […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Annual Meeting of Shareholders Agenda

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Annual Meeting of Shareholders Agenda

$RACE Ferrari NV (NYSE/MTA: RACE) announced Wednesday that it published the agenda and the explanatory notes for the 2020 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (“AGM”), which will take place on 16 April 2020 in Amsterdam. Ferrari’s AGM notice and explanatory notes and other AGM materials are available under the section Investors on Ferrari’s corporate website […]

Home Buyers Like Wall Street Really Like ‘cheap money’

Home Buyers Like Wall Street  Really Like ‘cheap money’

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX A drop in interest rates in response to the Fed’s rate cut is adding urgency to a hiring spree across the mortgage industry. Executives at of the nation’s 15 biggest mortgage lenders, already gearing up for a busy Y 2020, anticipate hiring thousands of employees this year to keep up […]

Companies and Executives are Buying Their Own Stocks in Here

Companies and Executives are Buying Their Own Stocks in Here

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Follow the insiders in this market Company executives see their own businesses daily, and through their actions are telling us that fears about the hit to economic growth because of COVID-19 are overdone. With that in mind, they are stepping up buying their own companies’ shares, and in all the […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) May Pull Out of the Australian Grand Prix on Virus Issues

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) May Pull Out of the Australian Grand Prix on Virus Issues

$RACE Headlines: Ferrari Team Boss Mattia Binotto said the team would need travel assurances before travelling and Australian Grand Prix bosses has said the race is ‘all systems go‘ Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) has threatened to pull out of the Melbourne Grand Prix due to coronavirus fears.  Ferrari team Boss Mattia Binotto said the team wants to compete in the F1 season opener […]

Investors Started “Scooping Up” Shares Friday

Investors Started “Scooping Up” Shares Friday

$QQQ, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow urged investors to stay calm and said the stock-market selloff is overblown. The veteran financial guru and former Ronald Reagan adviser suggested Americans take the opportunity to “scoop up” shares which he hinted are at bargain prices. The white candle on the tech chart Friday, may […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Expects to Conclude Seb Vettel’s Contract Talks “very soon”

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Expects to Conclude Seb Vettel’s Contract Talks “very soon”

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is hoping to conclude contract talks with Sebastian Vettel swiftly to keep the 4X F1 world champion beyond the end of this year. Ferrari has yet to agree a new deal with Mr. Vettel, but said at the launch of its Y 2020 F1 car that he is its 1st choice to […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) and the Coronavirus

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) and the Coronavirus

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)says that F1 teams must be given assurances about the risks they may face at the Australian Grand Prix over coronavirus implications before staff start travelling to Melbourne. On fears about staff not being allowed to travel, or risking quarantine on arrival, Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto says F1 and the FIA must […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Post Fastest Time in Spain Thursday (Video)

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Post Fastest Time in Spain Thursday (Video)

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) driver Sebastian Vettel clocked the fastest lap Thursday of F1 preseason testing on Thursday, while Lewis Hamilton’s session was cut short by mechanical trouble. Mr. Hamilton’s MercedesAMG racer came to a stop on the track at the Barcelona-Catalunya Circuit, bringing out a Red flag and causing the 6X world champion to miss […]

Market Looks Like it is Trading with a Recession in Mind, Though the Economy is Strong

Market Looks Like it is Trading with a Recession in Mind, Though the Economy is Strong

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX The US economy grew moderately in Q-4, the government confirmed, and may be facing a rocky road in early Y 2020 on the notion that coronavirus will hobble it, and bring on a recession. The economy grew by an unrevised 2.3% in Y 2019, the slowest annual growth in 3 […]

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