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 […]

JPMorgan Raises Auto Sector Price Targets on ‘V-shaped’ Recovery

JPMorgan Raises Auto Sector Price Targets on ‘V-shaped’ Recovery

$RACE $F $GM $TSLA $JPM The US auto market is back on track as fast as it fell, making the V-shaped recovery real. New vehicle sales and used vehicle prices are recovering in May and June almost as fast as they declined in March and April, according to JPMorgan. “We didn’t call it, nor did […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) on Track to Reach Full Production this Week

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) on Track to Reach Full Production this Week

$RACE There is no question that the C-19 coronavirus chaos has ripped its way through almost every aspect of life as we knew it in February. Even Supercar manufacturing was not immune to the effects of the medical emergency that swept the planet. Exclusive automakers the world shut down operations, including Ferrari (NYSE:RACE). But, things have turned […]

The ‘Main Street’ Lending Program, Who Got the Money so Far

The ‘Main Street’ Lending Program, Who Got the Money so Far

$RUTH $SHAK Over 2 wks, the US government pledged $350-B to Main Street businesses across America desperate for cash after coronavirus lockdowns. A picture is emerging of who got the money. More than 25% of the total went to fewer than 2% of the firms that got relief. They include a number of publicly traded […]

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 […]

The New Company Performance Metric: Earnings Before Coronavirus (EBITDAC)

The New Company Performance Metric: Earnings Before Coronavirus (EBITDAC)

$JPM $BLK A meme circulated on Twitter recently suggesting that companies suffering from the global pandemic will trot out a new performance metric: EBITDAC, for earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, amortisation and coronavirus. It’s apparently not a joke. Some companies are adjusting their numbers to avoid triggering defaults on loans, Refinitiv LPC reported last month. […]

Stock Market’s ‘Virus War’ Rout is Probably Past Its Worst

Stock Market’s ‘Virus War’ Rout is Probably Past Its Worst

$JPM $SPY Over the weekend, strategists at JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) concluded that most risk assets including stocks and credit have marked their low points in this Virus War frame that has gripped economies around the world. Conditions that JPMorgan had set for market stabilization and revival have largely been met, with recession-like pricing, […]

“My work shows that the ‘machine’ selling over the past 4 wks to Monday has peaked”

“My work shows that the ‘machine’ selling over the past 4 wks to Monday has peaked”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $BLK $CS $JPM Stocks extended their rally after the Senate and Fed took unprecedented measures to protect the US economy from the coronavirus shock, with Black Rock (NYSE:BLK), Credit Swiss (NYSE:CS) and other big Wall Street banks said Thursday night that the major US stock market indexes marked at an inflection […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report

$AXP, $COF, $DFS, $JPM, $MSTR, $NKE, $PEP, $SQ, $ULTA Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is our list for Monday, 23 March, as follows: American Express Co. (NYSE:AXP) was maintained as Buy but the target price […]

Market Strategists say: “Drop Cautious Stance, Buy Dip in Stocks”

Market Strategists say: “Drop Cautious Stance, Buy Dip in Stocks”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Investors should ‘buy the dip’ in stocks because government and central bank policies will counter the economic blow of the spreading coronavirus, according to JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) strategists who had previously told clients to trim risky bets. The outbreak and its economic implications are “the main source of […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report

$ATVI, $AAPL, $CRL, $ETSY, $FITB, $JPM Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is the list for Tuesday, 3 March, as follows; Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) was maintained as Overweight and its target price was raised to […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AEP, $COP, $DAL, $FRT, $HUN, $JPM Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is the list for Thursday, 16 January, as follows: American Electric Power Co. Inc. (NYSE:AEP) was upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform and its target […]

Gold Prices Surge, Bullion Nears 1600 oz.

Gold Prices Surge, Bullion Nears 1600 oz.

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $XAG, $USD, $NEM Gold rods to its highest mark since Y 2013 in the US session Monday, as rising tensions in the Middle East drives demand for havens, with Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) seeing more room to run. Palladium, the most precious, extended gains to a fresh record. Bullion neared 1,600 oz after […]

Gold Closed Above $1500 on Pace to Best Year Since 2010

Gold Closed Above $1500 on Pace to Best Year Since 2010

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD, $JPM, $GS, $UBS Gold rose for a 4th session running, topping 1,500 oz and on pace for its best annual gainer since Y 2010. The precious Yellow metal marked a 7-wk high on the breakout as investors positioned for Y 2020, with post-Christmas gains coming even as global equities inched higher and US-China […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$ACN, $AEP, $AAPL, $DNKN, $JPM, $NVDA, $UNH Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Monday, as follows: Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN) was reiterated as Buy […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AMZN, $AXP, $AAPL, $JPM, $QSR, $WORK, $SUN Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Wednesday, as follows: Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Raymond James reiterated the […]

Corporate Executives Are Buying Stocks…Are You?

Corporate Executives Are Buying Stocks…Are You?

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX When stock markets declined in August, 1 group of investors showed unshakable confidence, Company insiders. So much that the buy-to-sell ratio of corporate executives in Europe reached its highest mark since December, according to data compiled by 2iQ Research. Such spike in the ratio, 3.3 in August is usually seen […]

Contrarian Indicators Signaling “It is time to buy stocks”

Contrarian Indicators Signaling “It is time to buy stocks”

$SPY, $XAU, $BAC, $JPL, $USB All US financial markets are closed Monday, in observance of Labor Day. It may have taken $204-B of equity outflows this year, but the BofAML Bull & Bear Indicator is finally flagging a contrarian “buy signal,” its 1st since 3 January. Bank of America Merrill Lynch (NYSE:BAC) is Bullish on […]

Earnings Season ‘Kicks Off’ in Earnest This Week

Earnings Season ‘Kicks Off’ in Earnest This Week

$JPM, $MS, $GS, $BAC, $MSFT, $NFLX FLASH: Traders will focus on the start to Q-2 earnings season this week. Big banks including JP Morgan Chase (NYSE:JPM), Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS), Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) and Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), along with Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) and Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) report Quarterly results this week, setting the tone for the rest […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Is Closing Out Its Best Quarter Since the “Bubble’s Burst”

Bitcoin (BTC) Is Closing Out Its Best Quarter Since the “Bubble’s Burst”

$BTCUSD, $FB, $JPM, $V, $UBER Bitcoin (BTC) jumped Friday, and is set to mark the best Quarterly rally since the height of Y 2017’s cryptocurrency bubble with another push higher following a week of extreme price volatility. Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency, rose $1,408, or 13%, to $12,094 in New York trading, and it has has […]

Marijuana, the Medicine

Marijuana, the Medicine

$GWPH FLASH: Experts are saying the CBD is the most effective medicine of all time. After securing a landmark approval for the use of its marijuana medicine Epidiolex in two rare forms of epilepsy last year, GW Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:GWPH) reported impressive clinical trial results Tuesday that could double its addressable market next year. In phase 3 […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) $2.4-B Offering May Put a Floor Under the Company’s Stock Price

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) $2.4-B Offering May Put a Floor Under the Company’s Stock Price

$TSLA JPMorgan, a Tesla bear, told clients Monday the offering should help put a floor on the stock’s price. Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is raising $2.4-B in new funding, the company, and even the most bearish of Wall Street analysts are sympathetic about the long expected move. “We applaud Tesla’s decision to raise capital but believe at […]

Analysts See Well Fargo (NYSE:WFC) as ‘Dead Money’

Analysts See Well Fargo (NYSE:WFC) as ‘Dead Money’

$WFC Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE:WFC) shares are extending Friday’s declines in Monday pre-market trading, as analyst downgrades pile on after the bank lowered its net interest income forecast. Firms cutting their rating on Wells Fargo stock to neutral include Goldman, BofA and Buckingham. Shares of Wells Fargo fell about 1.6% Monday, after closing down […]

The S&P 500 Closed Above 2900 Friday

The S&P 500 Closed Above 2900 Friday

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $JPM, $DIS FLASH: Friday’s advance drove the benchmark index close above the 2900 mark for the 1st time since early October. The S&P 500 gained 0.7% Friday, as a strong earnings report from JPMorgan Chase (JPM) and a buoyant response to Walt Disney’s (DIS) upcoming streaming service helped offset losses from […]

Investor Focus this Week: Geopolitical Events + Big Bank Earnings

Investor Focus this Week: Geopolitical  Events + Big Bank Earnings

$BAC, $C, $JPM, $MS, $WFC, $USD, $GBP, $JPY The Fed As the US yield curve is deciding whether to invert/not Invert, investors seek reassurance that we are in a era of non-inflationary growth, and focus on monthly price gauges this week. Wednesday, the US Labor Department is expected to report that its March Consumer Price […]

Big Banks to ‘Kick Off’ Earnings Season

Big Banks to ‘Kick Off’ Earnings Season

$C, $JPM, $MS, $BAC, $WFC, $XLF, $KBW US big banks are set to kick off the corporate earnings season next week, Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is advising investors to use Call options to position for a rally in financial stocks into May. Goldman derivatives strategists underscored the “extreme under-performance” in the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund, […]

President Trump’s Tariff Strategy Working…

President Trump’s Tariff Strategy Working…

$JPM JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM) CEO Jamie Dimon mow admits that President Trump’s strategy of imposing economic tariffs may just be paying off. “As a negotiating strategy, it might’ve worked,” Mr. Dimon said on TV. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin plan to travel to China next week for another round of […]

Dimon Cautious, JPMorgan Positions for a Recession

Dimon Cautious, JPMorgan Positions for a Recession

$JMP, $GS, $USD FLASH: Jamie and ‘Goldie’ have different outlooks JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) CEO Jamie Dimon does not agree with economic doomsayers. The boss of the largest US bank acknowledged a growing number of potential obstacles to the economy that carried his firm to record profits last year. That caution was reflected in JPMorgan Chase & […]

Ocasio, Sanders, Warren Wealth-Tax Plans are ‘Economically Illiterate’

Ocasio, Sanders, Warren Wealth-Tax Plans are ‘Economically Illiterate’

Democratic proposals like those from Senators Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez targeting the wealthy do not make sense, just ask New York’s Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo. “I see the Democrats pursue really economically illiterate proposals just because they think they sound good politically,” said Kevin Hassett, an economic advisor to President Trump. Mr. […]

Bank Shares Rallying, Loans Grow

Bank Shares Rallying, Loans Grow

$BAC, $C, $JPM, $WFC,$FITB, $BKX, $SPY We do expect US bank shares to continue to outperform after better-than-expected Q-4 earnings and outlooks and their cheap stock prices finally broke a losing streak, thus leading the next leg of this historic Bull Market. The gains will be driven by management teams reiterating their ability to drive […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX, Once again, the US stock market was primed to rebound, it rebounded extending into options expiration, + there is plenty of money still on Wall Street’s sidelines. The US financial market was closed Monday for a Holiday, Options expiry brought a big Northside move. Perhaps we will see come giveback […]

Pro-Money ‘Ankles’ Bitcoin (BTC) Market

Pro-Money ‘Ankles’ Bitcoin (BTC) Market

 $BTCUSD , $CME, $CBOE The year long digital-asset slump is scaring off institutional money, according to JPMorgan Chase & Co., suggesting a taste for the cryptocurrency markets is fading way. “Participation by financial institutions in Bitcoin trading appears to be fading,” JPM analysts wrote in a research note dated 14 December. “Key flow metrics have downshifted […]

Markets Rebound, Growth Fears Overblown

Markets Rebound, Growth Fears Overblown

Wall Street strategists work to calm equity investors, saying their worries over the economy are overdone. $SPY, $JPM, $GS JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) argues that the risk of an economic recession is “overpriced” with the latest stock sell-off. Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) says, the decline in US stocks has opened up a rare divergence between the market’s performance […]

Markets Flash ‘Slowdown’, Fed Turns ‘Dovish’

Markets Flash ‘Slowdown’, Fed Turns ‘Dovish’

Markets Flash ‘Slowdown’, Fed Turns ‘Dovish’ $JPM, $USO The Fed is likely to deliver some response to the wave of risk aversion hitting global markets, according to JPMorgan Asset Management’s fixed-income Chief. Policy makers can hardly ignore inversions showing up on the yield curve while a violent sell-off rocks US stocks on trade tensions, European […]

Best Time Since President Trump’s Election to Buy Stocks

Best Time Since President Trump’s Election to Buy Stocks

Best Time Since President Trump’s Election to Buy Stocks $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ,$RUTX, $VXX Savvy investors, sidelined and sitting on cash are setting up to come back into this market The sell-off that started in October is a healthy correction in this Bull market and investors should continue to tune out the Noise. The beaten down […]

Warren Buffett Putting Cash to Work

Warren Buffett Putting Cash to Work

Warren Buffett Putting Cash to Work $BRK.A, $BRK.B, $JPM, $ORCL, $TRV, $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A & BRK.B) Wednesday said it had taken stakes in JPMorgan Chase & Co., Oracle Corp. and Travelers Cos., as the conglomerate puts some of its sidelined cash to work. As of 30 September Berkshire […]

Mr. Hussein Obama Secretly Worked for 6 Years to Halt the Growth of JP MorganChase

Mr. Hussein Obama Secretly Worked for 6 Years to Halt the Growth of JP MorganChase

Mr. Hussein Obama Secretly Worked for 6 Years to Halt the Growth of JP MorganChase $JPM For about 6 years, former President Barack Hussein Obama secretly hobbled JPMorgan Chase & Co.(NYSE:JPM), the nation’s largest  bank. Now the chains are off, thanks to bank-friendly regulators in The Trump Administration. In actions never before made public until […]

S&P 500 Earnings Preview: Q-3 Y 2018

S&P 500 Earnings Preview: Q-3 Y 2018

S&P 500 Earnings Preview: Q-3 Y 2018 $SPY, $JPM, $C, $WFC, $USD Earnings reporting period is here once again, and it always commands a great deal of attention because earnings drive stock prices over the long term. The S&P 500 has been underpinned by impressive earnings growth. The Q-3 reporting frame, which begins in earnest […]

A “Red Wave” in November Means More Tax Cuts for Americans

A “Red Wave” in November Means More Tax Cuts for Americans

A “Red Wave” in November Means More Tax Cuts for Americans $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX A “Red Wave” in the November midterm elections means “tax cuts 2.0” GOP voter enthusiasm is powered by support for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh Financial stocks are rallying for a 2nd day running as 10-year T-Note yields top […]

Institutional Investors to Launch Services Dedicated to Cryptocurrencies 

Institutional Investors to Launch Services Dedicated to Cryptocurrencies 

Institutional Investors to Launch Services Dedicated to Cryptocurrencies $BTCUSD, $BLK, $GS, $C, $ICE, $JPM The rejections by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the Bitcoin-based ETFs exchange traded funds is no deterrent to aspiring firms hopeful of launching the long-awaited cryptocurrency product. Leading cryptocurrency exchange operator Coinbase has emerged as the latest contender in the race to launch a cryptocurrency […]

Crude Oil Prices Falling Even Though Supply is ‘Tight’

Crude Oil Prices Falling Even Though Supply is ‘Tight’

Crude Oil Prices Falling Even Though Supply is ‘Tight’ $USO, $OIL, $JPM Friday, Crude Oil prices fell as concerns about surging US output and falling demand in China weighed on the contract and JP Morgan (NYSE:JPM) cut its price forecast. ICE Brent Crude futures fell 66c to 76.66 bbl by 1:32 p.m. EDT [1732 GMT]. […]

US ‘Consumers in Very Good Shape’ Under Strong Trump Economy

US ‘Consumers in Very Good Shape’ Under Strong Trump Economy

US ‘Consumers in Very Good Shape’ Under Strong Trump Economy $BRK.A, $JPM Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon cited a long list of factors for investors to remain optimistic about the US economy. “Right now, there’s no question: It’s feeling strong. I mean, if we’re in the sixth inning, we have our sluggers coming to bat […]

Goldman Sachs’ (NYSE:GS) Beats ‘The Street’

Goldman Sachs’ (NYSE:GS) Beats ‘The Street’

Goldman Sachs’ (NYSE:GS) Beats ‘The Street’ $GS Tuesday, Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) beat Wall Street’s expectations for Quarterly profit driven by a rise in trading revenue and higher fees from debt and equity underwriting. The leading Wall Street bank’s trading revenue jumped 30% from a year earlier when it reported a 2% fall, hurt […]

Wall Street Banks See US Economy Growing to 4%, Not Collapsing

Wall Street Banks See US Economy Growing to 4%, Not Collapsing

Wall Street Banks See US Economy Growing to 4%, Not Collapsing $GS, $MS, $DB, $BAC, $HSBC, $JPM US Economy Continues to Boom under President Trump The International Monetary Fund (IMF) conducts its semi-annual health check of the world economy this week with investors worried that global growth is starting to fade after accelerating the most […]

Blockchain, “No One Can Own of Control It, Everyone Can Use It”

Blockchain, “No One Can Own of Control It, Everyone Can Use It”

Blockchain, “No One Can Own of Control It, Everyone Can Use It” $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD, $IBM, $GOOG, $JPM, $USB, $WMT, $SPOT Blockchain is a technology that no one can own or control but anyone can use, it is the platform for Cryptocurrency. Blockchain as  applications for just about any enterprise involved in record-keeping, documentation, registrations and […]

US Household Household Wealth is “at pretty dizzying levels right now”

US Household Household Wealth is “at pretty dizzying levels right now”

US Household Household Wealth is “at pretty dizzying levels right now” $DIA, $SPY, $JPM Americans’ wealth rose more than $2-T in Q-4 of last year, pushing further into record territory, thanks to The Trump Bull Market and rising property prices, data from the Fed showed Thursday. According to the Quarterly Fed report, household net worth, […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $CBOE, $CELG, $JPM, $LGIH, $MMM Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Street’s Top analysts outlook for Key issues for Wednesday, […]

Davos Report: President Trump Offers American “Friendship & Partnership”

Davos Report: President Trump Offers American “Friendship & Partnership”

Davos Report: President Trump Offers American “Friendship & Partnership” President Trump lauded investing in the US to international companies Buying momentum running high as investors look to keep The Trump Rally going Currently, the S&P 500 futures Vs fair value: +10.00. NAS Comp futures Vs fair value: +36.30. Friday, US President Donald Trump offered “America’s […]

Forex Traders Embrace the SmartPhone Era

Forex Traders Embrace the SmartPhone Era

Forex Traders Embrace the SmartPhone Era $USD, $JPY, $EUR, $GBP, $CNY The world’s biggest financial market, Forex, is embracing the SmartPhone era as investors find new ways to work when they are not on the trading floor. In a JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) survey of more than 400 institutional Fx, interest rates and commodities […]

Big Banks See Trump Tax Reform Benefits, Will Pass Them on to Employees and Stakeholders

Big Banks See Trump Tax Reform Benefits, Will Pass Them on to Employees and Stakeholders

Big Banks See Trump Tax Reform Benefits, Will Pass Them on to Employees and Stakeholders $JPM, $WFC, $BAC, $C, $GS JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) and Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) indicated Friday that they expect to see significant future benefits from the recently enacted GOP tax bill, through both lower taxes and increased business. The comments came as the  […]

President Trump: ‘American Business is Hot Again!’

President Trump: ‘American Business is Hot Again!’

President Trump: ‘American Business is Hot Again!’ $JPM, $FCAU, $SPY, $QQQ, $DIA Optimism Among Small-Business Owners Soars on the Trump Effect Early Saturday, US President Donald Trump lauded the economy in a Tweet that pointed out Friday’s stock market report while announcing that “jobs are coming back to America.” ” Yesterday was a big day […]

Goldman ‘Building’ a Cryptocurrency Trading Desk

Goldman ‘Building’ a Cryptocurrency Trading Desk

Goldman ‘Building’ a Cryptocurrency Trading Desk $GS, $BTCUSD Wall Street’s biggest firms are growing more comfortable with cryptocurrencies. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) is setting up a trading desk to make markets in digital currencies such as Bitcoin. Bitcoin is currently trading at: 12,383.8301, -1,437.58, -10.40%, as of 2:03p GMT, the market is open. Friday, 22 December’s […]

DJIA Post Another Record, Investors See Tax Cuts Ahead

DJIA Post Another Record, Investors See Tax Cuts Ahead

DJIA Post Another Record, Investors See Tax Cuts Ahead $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The DJIA marked aother record high Monday, with banks and retailers surging and tech falling as investors realigned their portfolios in hopes of benefiting from expected corporate tax cuts. The S&P 500 ended with a small loss after hitting an intra-day all-time […]

Bitcoin Runs to Record $10,000

Bitcoin Runs to Record $10,000

Bitcoin Runs to Record $10,000 $BTCUSD, $CME, $JPM Bitcoin broke $10,000 for the 1st time Tuesday bringing the YTD price rise to more than 10X. Currently Bitcoin is trading at $10,541.9951, +621.86 or +6.27% on the day. The fast action is bringing to the mainstream what was once considered the providence of computer developers, futurists […]

Hong Kong Real Estate Defying Gravity

Hong Kong Real Estate Defying Gravity

Hong Kong Real Estate Defying Gravity $JLL, $HSBC, $JPM Hong Kong’s steaming housing market shows no signs of cooling down anytime soon. Prices in the City have climbed 11% YTD defying skeptics waiting for the bubble to burst and government attempts to rein in the world’s most expensive housing market through a raft of taxes and […]

Bitcoin, What’s Ahead for the Raging Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin, What’s Ahead for the Raging Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin, What’s Ahead for the Raging Cryptocurrency $BTCUSD, $MSFT, $JPM, $GS, $TM, $CME, $CBOE Bitcoin’s amazing rise YTD has attracted lots of attention, but most institutional investors are still on the sidelines, as regulators have yet to issue comprehensive rules, and corporations are still only testing blockchain technology. Whether Bitcoin matures or crashes will depend […]

Goldman Sachs’ CEO, “We Cannot Dismiss Bitcoin”

Goldman Sachs’ CEO, “We Cannot Dismiss Bitcoin”

Goldman Sachs’ CEO, “We Cannot Dismiss Bitcoin” $BTCUSD, $GS, $JPM, $CME, $GBTC, $AMZN Goldman Sach’s CEO Lloyd Blankfein is keeping his ‘powder dry’ on Bitcoin the fast moving #1 cryptocurrency. The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) Chief says he is not willing to reject the digital currency just yet and does not hold any investments in […]

Banks Desperate to Stop Cryptocurrencies Like Bitcoin

Banks Desperate to Stop Cryptocurrencies Like Bitcoin

Banks Desperate to Stop Cryptocurrencies Like Bitcoin $BTCUSD, $JPM Recently, Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan (NYSE:JPM) said publicly that Bitcoin is a fraud that is waiting to blow up. The story came a month after China’s ban on Initial Coin Offer (ICO), an unregulated way of raising financing by cryptocurrency startups. Following the statement, […]

Gold is Forever, Not All Crypto Currencies Will Survive

Gold is Forever, Not All Crypto Currencies Will Survive

 Gold is Forever, Not All Crypto Currencies Will Survive $GLD, $BTCUSD. $AMZN, $GOOGL, $JPM Not all of the Crypto currencies will survive, it is still early in this game. As in the .Com era there were winners and losers then, will there be winners and losers now. Bitcoin and Ethereum are the front-runners now, recall that […]

Bitcoin Surges Past $5,000

Bitcoin Surges Past $5,000

Bitcoin Surges Past $5,000 $BTCUSD $JPM, $GS, $GOOGL Bitcoin’s surge has divided the financial community between those convinced it is a bubble on the verge of popping. Questions being asked on Wall Street and Main Street about speculation on Bitcoin after the digital currency breached 5,000 for the 1st time, pushing this year’s gains to more […]

‘Goldie’s’ Boss says, “Keep an open mind on Bitcoin”

‘Goldie’s’ Boss says, “Keep an open mind on Bitcoin”

‘Goldie’s’ Boss says, “Keep an open mind on Bitcoin” $BTCUSD, $GS, $JPM Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) CEO Lloyd Blankfein said he is keeping an open mind on Bitcoin after a media report that the investment bank was exploring a new trading operation dedicated to cryptocurrencies.  Follow Lloyd Blankfein  ✔@lloydblankfein Still thinking about #Bitcoin. No conclusion […]

IMF Boss to Central Bankers: “Do Not Dismiss Bitcoin”

IMF Boss to Central Bankers: “Do Not Dismiss Bitcoin”

IMF Boss to Central Bankers: “Do Not Dismiss Bitcoin” $BTCUSD, $JPM Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has a message for the world’s central bankers, “Do not be Luddites” Friday, addressing a conference in London, Ms. Lagarde said virtual currencies, which are created and exchanged without the involvement of banks or government, […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $AAPL, $DWDP, $JPM, $TMUS Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets Top analysts upgrades, downgrades and initiations for Wednesday, as follows: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) reiterated […]

Obama Funded Opposition to Trump with Taxpayers’ Money

Obama Funded Opposition to Trump with Taxpayers’ Money

Obama Funded Opposition to Trump with Taxpayers’ Money $BAC, $C, $JPM One of the most outrageous abuses of the Obama Presidency was a scheme by which fines for corporate misbehavior by the biggest Wall Street banks were channeled into the hands of radical leftist groups that are now vehemently opposing the policies of President Trump. […]

Investors Not Overly Concerned About NKorea’s Terror “Antics”

Investors Not Overly Concerned About NKorea’s Terror “Antics”

Investors Not Overly Concerned About NKorea’s Terror “Antics” $JPM JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) CEO Jamie Dimon said NKorea a ‘terrible threat’ but markets should not expect a bad outcome. Mr. Dimon explained it would be a mistake for investors to rush to rash decisions on concerns of a nuclear war. “I think there’s a higher chance of […]

Cryptocurrency Crackdown: Swiss Shut Down ‘Fake’ e-Coin

Cryptocurrency Crackdown: Swiss Shut Down ‘Fake’ e-Coin

Cryptocurrency Crackdown: Swiss Shut Down ‘Fake’ e-Coin Switzerland’s financial watchdog closed down the provider of a fake cryptocurrency and is investigating around 12 other possible fraud cases, in the latest clamp-down on the risks involving virtual money. The move by the FINMA watchdog comes on the heels of Chinese authorities’ ordering Beijing-based cryptocurrency exchanges to […]

Bitcoin, from Curiosity to Household Word

Bitcoin, from Curiosity to Household Word

Bitcoin, from Curiosity to Household Word $JPM, $BTCUSD The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said Monday, that the world’s central banks cannot ignore the growth in cryptocurrencies and may at some point have to consider whether it makes sense for them to issue their own digital currencies, “Whether or not a central bank should provide […]

Bitcoin Dives on Dimon’s Fraud Warning

Bitcoin Dives on Dimon’s Fraud Warning

Bitcoin Dives on Dimon’s Fraud Warning $JPM, $BTCUSD, $ETH/USD Wednesday, Bitcoin dove by more than 10%, as investors sold the cryptocurrency after a warning by JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) Chief Executive Jamie Dimon that it “is a fraud” and will eventually “blow up.” Bitcoin, the original and biggest cryptocurrency, has rallied strong in recent months, hitting a […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $BAC, $DAL, $GS, $JPM, $PRGO, $SSYS Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets Top analysts upgrades, downgrades and […]

JP Morgan Chase – Thousands Of Employees To Move Locations

JP Morgan Chase – Thousands Of Employees To Move Locations

In about a month, thousands of JP Morgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) employees will begin to move into the financial giant’s new regional campus in Plano’s Legacy West — a hub powered in part by wind energy. The move into the 1 million-square-foot campus within Legacy West will be the first of a multi-phased consolidation bringing about half […]

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) HEFFX Highlights

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) HEFFX Highlights

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) HEFFX Highlights JPMorgan smashes Wall Street estimates, but shares decline on outlook JPMorgan reports much better-than-expected second quarter earnings. However, the bank lowers its net interest income forecast for the year. Trading revenue also fell. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a financial holding company. The Company is engaged in investment […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $ALLY, $C, $DVN, $FCFS, $JPM Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets top analysts upgrades, downgrades and initiations […]

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) And Finicity Ink Data-Sharing Agreement

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) And Finicity Ink Data-Sharing Agreement

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) And Finicity Ink Data-Sharing Agreement For the quarter, JPMorgan Chase is expected to report earnings of $1.57 per share, up two cents from the same quarter last year, on revenue of $24.8 billion, according to third-party consensus analyst estimates. Revenues are expected to decline 1.5% compared to Q2 2016. Last […]

Fed’s Plan to Cut Bond Holdings Could Be “Very Disruptive”

Fed’s Plan to Cut Bond Holdings Could Be “Very Disruptive”

Fed’s Plan to Cut Bond Holdings Could Be “Very Disruptive” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX JPMorgan Chase & Co’s (NYSEJPM) Chairman, Jamie Dimon, said Tuesday that the unwinding of Fed’s bond-buying programs is an unprecedented challenge that may be more disruptive than people think. “We’ve never have had QE like this before, we’ve never had unwinding […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $AXP, $ABX, $GRPN, $JPM, $WFM Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets top analysts upgrades, downgrades and initiations […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $ABX, $GRPN, $JPM, $SPG, $WFM Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets top analysts upgrades, downgrades and initiations […]

Shares of Big US Banks Rally on Strong Payout Plans

Shares of Big US Banks Rally on Strong Payout Plans

Shares of Big US Banks Rally on Strong Payout Plans, Tech Falling $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $JPM, $KEY Thursday, shares in the biggest US banks rose after they revealed buyback and dividend plans that topped analyst expectations after the Fed approved capital proposals in its annual stress test program. The S&P 500 Bank sector index […]

JPMorgan Chase Ups Ferrari N.V. (NYSE:RACE) Stake by 102.8% in Q-1

JPMorgan Chase Ups Ferrari N.V. (NYSE:RACE) Stake by 102.8% in Q-1

JPMorgan Chase Ups Ferrari N.V. (NYSE:RACE) Stake by 102.8% in Q-1 $RACE, $JPM JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM) increased its stake in Ferrari N.V. (NYSE:RACE) by 102.8% during Q-1 of Y 2017, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 1,830,812 shares of the company’s stock after […]

Managed Money Said Monday, “We are not worried at all about tech”

Managed Money Said Monday, “We are not worried at all about tech”

Managed Money Said Monday, “We are not worried at all about tech” $AAPL, $AMZN, $FB, $GOOGL, $MSFT Selling in the high flying technology sector extended to its 2nd trading day Monday, with the NAS Comp seeing it biggest 2-day loss since September 2016 The tech selling dragged down all 3 major US stock market indexes, […]

Major US Business Leader Staying on President Trump’s Business Council

Major US Business Leader Staying on President Trump’s Business Council

Major US Business Leader Staying on President Trump’s Business Council $WMT, $JPM, $IBM, $GE, $BA, $BX Major US companies, including Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT), JP Morgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) and IBM Corp (NYSE:IBM) have said their CEO’s will remain in an influential Presidential advisory group despite objecting to President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the […]

US-China Trade Deal Reveals Key Corporate Winners

US-China Trade Deal Reveals Key Corporate Winners

US-China Trade Deal Reveals Key Corporate Winners $V, $MA, $AXP, $LNG, $JPM, $MS, $TSN Beef companies, credit card firms and LNG (liquefied natural gas) exporters emerged as potential corporate winners Friday in the wake of trade agreements reached between the United States and China. Initial reaction on the US stock market was subdued after the announcement […]

Bitcoin Spikes, Marks $1,700, + $1-B Market Cap in 24 Hrs

Bitcoin Spikes, Marks $1,700, + $1-B Market Cap in 24 Hrs

Bitcoin Spikes, Marks $1,700, + $1-B Market Cap in 24 Hrs The price of the volatile digital currency rose above $1,700 Tuesday morning, according to a price index by industry website Coindesk, with analysts contemplating what risks or Back Swans could scuttle its recent price run. “Over 1 year, the market capitalization for Bitcoin has increased […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $AXP, $BBY, $GE, $JPM, $WFC Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets top analysts upgrades, downgrades and […]

China’s GDP Comes in Better than Expected at 6.9% Y-Y

China’s GDP Comes in Better than Expected at 6.9% Y-Y

China’s GDP Comes in Better than Expected at 6.9% Y-Y $JPM In the latest sign of economic stabilization, China reported better-than-expected growth for Q-1 of Y 2017. The world’s 2nd-largest economy saw its GDP (gross domestic product) rise 6.9% Y-Y to hit US$ 2.63-T in Q-1, up from 6.8% growth in the prior Quarter, according […]

Tax & Regulatory Reform are America’s CEO’s Top Priorities

Tax & Regulatory Reform are America’s CEO’s Top Priorities

Tax & Regulatory Reform are America’s CEO’s Top Priorities $JPM Most CEO’s of large US companies see tax and regulatory reform as their Top policy priorities, with only 3% naming healthcare reform, according to a survey released Tuesday. The Business Roundtable Quarterly survey showed broad hopefulness about US economic prospects in the wake of the […]