Fed Chairman Powell to Congress: “We do not see any inflation”

Fed Chairman Powell to Congress: “We do not see any inflation”

#inflation #stocks #bonds #commodities #stimulus $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “Americans do not need aid/relief/stimulus and handouts, they need an open economy and jobs” — Paul Ebeling “The best thing Joe Biden could do right now is stop spending, stop borrowing, stop regulating, and let the economy get better on its own,” economist Steven Moore […]

Senate Parliamentarian: Democrats Cannot Include $15/hr Minimum Wage in COVID Relief Bill

Senate Parliamentarian: Democrats Cannot Include $15/hr Minimum Wage in COVID Relief Bill

#Senate #COVID #relief $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX #VXX This decision reinforces reconciliation cannot be used as a vehicle to pass major legislative change by either party on a simple majority vote. In a blow to Democrats, the Senate parliamentarian ruled the chamber cannot include Mr. Biden’s proposed $15/hr minimum wage his $1.9-T VirusCasedemic idea he […]

On Investing: Basics are Basics

On Investing: Basics are Basics

#investing #basics #stocks #ETFs #mutualfunds “Investing involves committing money in order to earn a financial return: meaning that one invests money to make money and achieve your financial goals” — Paul Ebeling There are lots of new terms added each year by experts and gurus holding new acronyms and titles to baffle the general public […]

Janet Yellen is Challenging Jerome Powell’s Control of the Financial Markets

Janet Yellen is Challenging Jerome Powell’s Control of the Financial Markets

#Fed #Treasury #inflation #employment #economy #money $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $USD $XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV “The problem with too much Fed liquidity is financial markets continuing to mark record highs“– Paul Ebeling The Feds mandate is to maintain control of inflation, unemployment and long-term interest rates through its monetary policy decisions. Fed Chairman Powell is […]

The Coming Inflation May Be Worse Than the Late 1970’s

The Coming Inflation May Be Worse Than the Late 1970’s

#Fed #inflation $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “Printing money is necessary in a crisis just as long as it is temporary”– Paul Ebeling In Y 2020, Congress and President Trump borrowed to spend about $3.3-T to lift family incomes, boost unemployment benefits, and support businesses, but most new Treasuries were not bought up by private investors. […]

The Financial Markets Like ‘Cheap Money’

The Financial Markets Like ‘Cheap Money’

#markets #money $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX The bond markets steadied, the USD fell and stocks edged ahead Wednesday as central banks from Washington to Wellington vowed to keep monetary policy loose for a long time, giving investors enough confidence to seek out riskier assets.  Fed Chairman Powell told Congress Tuesday the economy remained “a […]

There are Good Reasons to Buy Gold Now

There are Good Reasons to Buy Gold Now

#gold $XAU $GLD $USD “The precious Yellow metal has been trusted by investors for centuries for its ability to safeguard wealth and protect their assets“– Paul Ebeling Below are some good reasons to buy gold now, as follows: Should Congress approve more massive aid/relief/stimulus packages on Top of the trillions the government has already spent […]

Hyperinflation is on Pace to Happen

Hyperinflation is on Pace to Happen

#hyperinflation#subhyperinflation #gold #silver $XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV As “hyperinflation” begins to work its way into headlines and draws investor and consumer attention, it is really sub-hyperinflation that does the damage. Here is why: Hyperinflation does not emerge quickly. It begins slowly with normal inflation and then accelerates at an increasing rate until it becomes hyperinflation. […]

Focus on Positive Thinking it is a Valuable Asset in All that We Do

Focus on Positive Thinking it is a Valuable Asset in All that We Do

#power #thinking #positive The Big Q: Is your glass half-empty or half-full? How you answer that age-old Question about positive thinking reflects your outlook on life, your attitude toward yourself, and if you are optimistic or pessimistic. Some studies show that personality traits such as optimism and pessimism can affect many areas of your health […]

Growing Inflation in Food and Fuel ‘Under the Radar’

Growing Inflation in Food and Fuel ‘Under the Radar’

#inflation #food #fuel #FFPI #Fed #money $XAU $XAG $GLD $SLV “The fast inflating price of food and fuel is dangerous, and may have far-reaching societal consequences, hungry people are not happy people” — Paul Ebeling Food prices have been inflating fast since March 2020. The rise is up a lot compared to 3 prior yrs. […]

Mr. Biden’s $1.9-T ‘American Rescue Idea’ is Classic Washington Pork

Mr. Biden’s $1.9-T ‘American Rescue Idea’ is Classic Washington Pork

#WallStreet #stocks #record #highs #WashingtonDC #aid/relief/stimulus #pork #Biden $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “Wall Street Bulls closed out a winning wk as the S&P 500 marked its 5th gainer running, and its biggest wkly extension since November 2020“– Paul Ebeling Republican lawmakers decry Mr. Biden’s $1.9-T American Rescue Plan as classic Washington Pork. Both Republican […]

The 2 Sides are Far Apart on More Aid/Relief/Stimulus

The 2 Sides are Far Apart on More Aid/Relief/Stimulus

#aid/relief/stimulus #Fed #Treasury #Biden #Democrats #Republicans $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Wednesday, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans upped his support for Mr. Biden’s $1.9-T economic aid/relief/stimulus idea, saying he would rather risk a package that is too big than a smaller package that would mean a slower path to recovery. “If it is too much, […]

Getting Comfortable with Cryptocurrency

Getting Comfortable with Cryptocurrency

#Cryptocurrency $BTC $ETH Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have prompted potential investors and analysts to ask lots of Big Qs, because over the past several yrs, digital currencies have seen significant growth in popularity. Along this way there are untruths, myths, and rumors about the sector in general and about certain coins and tokens in particular. Here, we take a […]

Mr. Biden is Determined to Raise Taxes on Corporations

Mr. Biden is Determined to Raise Taxes on Corporations

#taxes #corporations #antibusiness #antiinvestor #money #Fed #stock #Biden $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “Cheap money from the Fed allows new and established companies to grow without the burden of high interest. This money benefit’s stock prices” — Paul Ebeling Mr. Biden’s administration is likely to raise taxes on corporations. And that is bad for workers and […]

Retail Stock Traders are Quickly Moving into Cryptocurrencies

Retail Stock Traders are Quickly Moving into Cryptocurrencies

#CEX #DEX #DeFi #crypto #tokens #traders “The recent retail trading action has shown that trading platforms, brokerages and even exchanges can shut down aspects of the trade process without much notice.”– Paul Ebeling Some retail traders realize the recent restrictions on stock buying on some trading platforms like Robinhood, are turning their attention to CEX and […]

The Long and Short of It, And the Big Winners are…

The Long and Short of It, And the Big Winners are…

#long #short #stocks #risk #buyers #sellers Long investing is straightforward, you buy a stock at $X/share, and aim to profit because its price rises to more than $X/share by the time you sell it. “Buy Low/Sell High” is Wall Street’s lullaby. And that is what most people understand what investing in the stock market is. […]

“Bitcoin is one hell of an invention”

“Bitcoin is one hell of an invention”

#Cryptocurrencies #Bitcoin #Ether #Defi $BTC $ETH Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio said Bitcoin is “one hell of an invention” and he’s considering cryptocurrencies as investments for new funds offering clients protection against the debasement of fiat (paper) money. “To have invented a new type of money via a system that is programmed into a computer […]

Gold Demand at 11-yr Lows

Gold Demand at 11-yr Lows

#Gold #demand $XAU $GLD $USD Global demand for gold fell to its lowest mark in 11 yrs in Y 2020 on significant stockpiling by investors and collapsing sales of jewelry. The China Virus chaos transformed the geography of the gold trade, driving gold from Asia to Europe and the US, where investors are the dominant […]

The Bulls Paused to Refresh, Fears of a Large Market Bubble are Overblown

The Bulls Paused to Refresh, Fears of a Large Market Bubble are Overblown

#Bulls #bubble $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX As global shares are hanging at record highs, and we believe that this stock market is not an overblown bubble, but there are some little sector bubbles where the risk lies. With MSCI’s All Country World index, which tracks stocks across 49 countries is where the fears are […]

Printing Money Augurs Inflation, Inflation Leads to Higher Interest Rates…

Printing Money Augurs Inflation, Inflation Leads to Higher Interest Rates…

#inflation #money #inflation #stagflation #Fed $XAU $GLD “The massive printing of money is going to lead to an economic crisis that Washington insiders are ignoring”-– Steven Forbes There is real danger is printing money, as it leads to inflation and that means higher interest rates, and strains on the economy. Mr. Biden wants not just […]

Americans must Pay Attention and Question Mr. Biden’s Acts

Americans must Pay Attention and Question Mr. Biden’s Acts

#Americans #Attention #Question #Biden #Acts #Why The Big Why Qs about Mr. Biden’s acts are coming to the frontline and fast. Why? Because The People have fond memories of what happened over the last 4 yrs. They know how the economy skyrocketed because of President Trump’s policies, how he removing all of the burdensome regulations, […]

This Administration Will Aggressively Attack Citizens Retirement Plans, Prepare

This Administration Will Aggressively Attack Citizens Retirement Plans, Prepare

#retirement #attack #tax #prepare “An aggressive political battle over the shape of American’s retirement plans has begun in Washington, DC“–Paul Ebeling Should this administration have its way, the following is the impact it may have on your retirement plans: Mr. Biden has proposed eliminating the step-up in basis for inherited capital assets meaning heirs face […]

The “American Rescue Plan”, Who Gets What, When…

The “American Rescue Plan”, Who Gets What, When…

#aid/relief/stimulus For American citizens struggling financially because of The China Virus chaos Mr. Biden’s economic aid/relief/stimulus package if passed by Congress will provide some relief. The details of the “American Rescue Plan,” a $1.9-T package designed to “rescue the American economy and start beating the virus.” And, hang on, next month he says he will release […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

#PaulEbeling #WallStreet  $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $SOX $VXX “The Bulls are still running, despite the political scenario” — Paul Ebeling Last Week’s Action The Small-cap Bulls are running and driving those stocks due North on the notion of a Biden admin $1.9-T aid/relief/stimulus package and Johnson & Johnson’s (NYSE:JNJ) new vaccine. Our technical indicators, sentiment and fundamental internals are beginning to look […]

The Walls are Cracking Around Mr. Biden’s Economy

The Walls are Cracking Around Mr. Biden’s Economy

#Biden #economy #retail #sales #consumer #confidence #spending #aid $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “This past Holiday season, consumers stayed home and gauged the prospects of a Biden economy, retail sales sank on the cracks!”— Paul Ebeling US retail sales declined at the close of the Holiday shopping season, wrapping up a difficult year for the […]

The Fed Let the World Know it is Not Exiting its Easy Money Policy

The Fed Let the World Know it is Not Exiting its Easy Money Policy

#Fed #money $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Thursday, Fed Chairman Powell said “now is not the time” to be discussing an exit from ultra-easy monetary policy and promised to give plenty of notice before it begins to debate scaling back its huge bond-buying campaign. “We know we need to be very careful in communicating about […]

We Cannot Control What Will Go On in a Democrat Controlled Washington, DC, but We Will Predict that Higher Taxes Will Bring on Rampant Inflation

We Cannot Control What Will Go On in a Democrat Controlled Washington, DC, but We Will Predict that Higher Taxes Will Bring on Rampant Inflation

#inflation #taxes #Democrat #Biden #economy $XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV $USD Joe Biden’s 1st 100 days will set the tone for what that the administration wants to accomplish. The new administration’s economic agenda has priorities that may well differ from yours and mine That is not all… The New Republic points out, a newly elected 50-50 Senate “dramatically […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

#PaulEbeling #WallStreet  $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $SOX $VXX “The Bulls are still running, despite the chaos” — Paul Ebeling Last Week’s Action Stocks ran higher, and the NAS Comp and PHLX Semiconductor Sector (SOX) led the run North The financial market is ignoring any and all bad news and is focused on more stimulus in Y 2021. With some caveats, […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, the Santa Claus Rally to Extend

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, the Santa Claus Rally to Extend

#PaulEbeling #WallStreet #SantaClaus #Rally $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $SOX $VXX “The Bulls will drive the Santa Claus Rally in to the New Year” — Paul Ebeling Last Week’s Action Again the US economic data came in strong, the benchmark indexes finished on the highs. The small-cap stocks led Wednesday, cloud software, some chips and some online […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, the Santa Claus Rally is On

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, the Santa Claus Rally is On

#PaulEbeling #WallStreet #SantaClausRally #Bullish #COVID #Vaccine $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “The Bulls Christmas Market is a happy one” — Paul Ebeling Now: The Bulls are in celebration mode this Monday morning with the major US stock indexes trading at: DJIA +199.60 at 30399.41, NAS Comp +76.91 at 12881.65, S&P 500+24.33 at 3727.39. That is what Bull markets do when Santa Claus leads the […]

America’s Governors Should Give Good Advice, Not Curb Citizens First Amendment Rights

America’s Governors Should Give Good Advice, Not Curb Citizens First Amendment Rights

#Governors #Dictators #Czars #Power Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) said Christmas Day that Governors should never have been allowed to accumulate so much power that they can lock down the US economy. “You know, nobody ever intended that governors would be sort of czars or dictators in charge of the economy,” Senator Paul said. “In my state, […]

SPACs Search for Asian ‘Unicorns’

SPACs Search for Asian ‘Unicorns’

#SPACs #Asia #Unicorn The Hot fundraising ticket on Wall Street this year will soon take hold in Asia, as SPACs (special purpose acquisition companies), hunt for fast-growing tech firms that are ready to go public. SPACs are exchange-listed shell companies that raise money through initial IPOs (public offerings) and merge with firms by offering shorter […]

Investors Ready for a Commodities Boom

Investors Ready for a Commodities Boom

#commodities $GS, $USO $OIL $CU $IRON $SOY “For almost 10 yrs commodities have been out of focus. Now, as investors look for great reflation play, they are the hot ticket“–Paul Ebeling Investing gurus are calling for commodity prices to move higher. Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) is predicting a new commodity Bull market to rival the […]

Investing: Equities Vs Real Estate and Visa Versa

Investing: Equities Vs Real Estate and Visa Versa

#Investing #stocks #RealEstate $SPY $SPX The choice between equities (stocks) and Real Estate is a common Question faced by investors seeking to build long-term wealth. The Big Q: Will they be more successful by putting their money in Real Estate or Stocks? The Big A: The assumption that the choice is 1 or the other […]

Fed Officials Painting a Brighter Picture for 2021

Fed Officials Painting a Brighter Picture for 2021

#Fed #growth #employment #money #economy #stocks $bonds #consumer #spending $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “Fed sees 4.2% growth, and full employment in the New Year“– Paul Ebeling The Fed said Wednesday that it will keep buying government bonds until the economy makes “substantial” progress. Thus reassuring financial markets and keeping long-term borrowing rates low indefinitely. […]

The Trump Rally Extends on Solid Policies and Strong Support

The Trump Rally Extends on Solid Policies and Strong Support

#PresidentTrump #Rally #Policies #Support $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “The market is not buyin Biden, the market is always right“– Paul Ebeling Reviewing Wednesday’s economic data:Industrial production increased 0.4% M-M in November. The capacity utilization rate jumped to 73.3% The Key takeaway from the report was the strong growth seen in the production of motor vehicles […]

This “flood of money and credit” is Unlikely to Slow

This “flood of money and credit” is Unlikely to Slow

#money #credit #debt #asset #value #stock #market #wealth Money management guru Ray Dalio stressed the importance of asset diversification Tuesday saying the “flood of money and credit” was unlikely to recede. “Assets will not decline when measured in the depreciating value of money,” he said. And “I believe that with the enormous amount of debt […]

Wealthy Americans are Virtually Untouched by the COVID-19 Chaos

Wealthy Americans are Virtually Untouched by the COVID-19 Chaos

#COVID #chaos #RealEstate #money $TOL $PHM Wealthy Americans are virtually untouched by the COVID-19 chaos and have been on a home buying spree in the hottest housing market in 30 yrs. Demand for million-dollar homes is growing faster than any other price Tier in the current housing boom. In October, applications for mortgages larger than […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Investors Extending ‘The Trump Rally’

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Investors Extending ‘The Trump Rally’

#PaulEbeling #WallStreet #TrumpRally $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX The Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said Sunday it is yet to be decided if there will be a Biden Administration.  He said issues outlined by President Trump’s legal team, headed by Rudy Giuliani must be heard in court. Joe Biden is a candidate not the president-elect. […]

We Believe that Emerging Market Economies Will Recover Quickly to Pre-epidemic Marks

We Believe that Emerging Market Economies Will Recover Quickly to Pre-epidemic Marks

#recovery #demand #money “The hardest-hit sectors will rebound quickest”— Paul Ebeling Many of the world’s leading money managers, including our Shayne Heffernan PhD believe economies will not look different from their old selves after the epidemic passes, and are betting on a speedy recovery with little harm. The hardest-hit sectors will rebound quickest. Fuelling the […]

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 […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Investors Look Past the COVID Chaos

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Investors Look Past the COVID Chaos

#PaulEbeling #WallStreet #Investors #COVID #chaos #stocks $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “November will close as 1 of the best months for stocks in history” — Paul Ebeling What happened last week S&P 500 and NAS Comp finished in record territory last Friday with theDJIA +37.90 at 29910.31, NAS Comp +111.44 at 12205.76, S&P 500 +8.70 at 3638.37 The S&P 500 (+0.2%) and NAS […]

Lockdowns Fuel The People’s Fear and Anxiety…

Lockdowns Fuel The People’s Fear and Anxiety…

#Americans #endurance #fear #anxiety #lockdowns #COVID #chaos #economy #PresidentTrump “Lockdowns will test the patience and endurance of many Americans“– Paul Ebeling Many American workers and businesses face a months-long survival test until COVID vaccines become widely available as spending dives with record daily cases prompting a sudden return to lockdowns. As the result of massive […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Stocks Soaring on Positive Vaccine News from Moderna

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Stocks Soaring on Positive Vaccine News from Moderna

#PaulEbeling #WallStreet #COVID #vaccine #Moderna $MRNA $DIA $QQQ $SPY $RUTX $VXX The Dow Jones Industrial Average is soaring after Moderna (NASDAQ:MRNA) announced that its COVID vaccine has a 94%+ efficacy rate, and President Trump refuses to concede, there is no President-elect. Sunday, President Trump announced that it will do whatever it takes to make America […]

Wall Street Knows the Fed Has its Back

Wall Street Knows the Fed Has its Back

#Fed #WallStreet #liquidity #money $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “The Fed is absolutely supportive, Chairman Powell stresses it has got the market’s back, they are there” — Paul Ebeling Given the choice between a broad package of economic aid/relief/stimulus and targeted Fed liquidity support, Wall Street prefers liquidity, due to its benefits for asset prices. […]

Real Risk Asset Safe-haven Protection Lies in Gold and Silver

Real Risk Asset Safe-haven Protection Lies in Gold and Silver

#gold #silver #coins #bullion #dollar #asset #safehaven #metals #investors #risk $XAU $XAG $GLD $SLV $USD $SPY “I believe investors can still find real safe-haven risk asset protection in the time-tested precious metals asset sector“– Paul Ebeling The US stock market is seeing the longest Bull run in history, and savvy money managers and investors are […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Counting Down to the Election

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Counting Down to the Election

#PaulEbeling #WallStreet #economy #growth #Bulls #Bears #money #virus $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “Americans are Happy, they are doing ‘The Trump’”— Paul Ebeling Last week’s action US stocks opened Thursday with a gap to near support.to bounce stocks back upside testing rebound we will be able see if the leaders will break higher, they did setting […]

Surprise! Much of the Stimulus Money Went into Savings Accounts, Yet the Consumer Keep Spending

Surprise! Much of the Stimulus Money Went into Savings Accounts, Yet the Consumer Keep Spending

#consumer #stimulus #retail #spending #Fed #PresidentTrump $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “Surprise, consumers saved 36% of their stimulus checks and kept on spending.” –Paul Ebeling As emergency aid/relief/stimulus programs for American consumers expired The People kept spending. Friday’s September retail sales report confirmed it. The government data told us that consumers put much of their stimulus money away and have recently […]

Stimulus: President Trump Will Go $1.8-T+

Stimulus: President Trump Will Go $1.8-T+

#PresidentTrump #Stimulus $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “We’re not holding it up, she’s holding it up,” President Trump said in a TV interview Thursday. “She wants to wait until after the election. She thinks it hurts the Republicans.” It hurts Democrats. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin said Thursday that Nancy Pelosi’s “all or nothing approach does not […]

About $15-T is Sidelined that Will Flowback into Stocks and Commodities

About $15-T is Sidelined that Will Flowback into Stocks and Commodities

#stocks #big-caps #small-caps #commodities #buy $SPY $RUTX $BLK $MS $GS BlackRock (NYSE:BRK) Chairman/CEO Larry Fink predicts that the stock market can continue to move higher, so do Shayne and I. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) likes Small-Cap rotation, and Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) likes Big-Caps, we like a carefully chosen mix. “I believe we still have more to […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Counting Down to the Election

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Counting Down to the Election

#PaulEbeling #WallStreet #economy #growth #Bulls #Bears #money #virus $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “The success of The Trump Economy, and it is strong, is the stock market’s driver”— Paul Ebeling Last week’s action The Black Swan has flown away, President Trump is Covid immune and back in full swing. Last Friday, not much was scheduled, but […]

Manage Your Money Better, Get Rich

Manage Your Money Better, Get Rich

#money #manage #retire #rich #knowledge #risk $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX “When people think they know something, they are inclined to act upon that knowledge.“– Paul Ebeling To manage money better, investors believe they need to know more. But, really they need to unlearn what they think they know. Below are just some of the Big […]

Stimulus: “I want to make this deal”– President Trump

Stimulus: “I want to make this deal”– President Trump

#PresidentTrump #stimulus #bipartisan #virus President Trump and his team have made every concession they can on the coronavirus aid/relief/stimulus deal, but the Democrats will not budge, said White House Chief Economist Joe LaVorgna . “We have been working very hard. Secretary Mnuchin has really done everything he can to move us toward the center. Remember, […]

President Trump’s America First Healthcare Plan…

President Trump’s America First Healthcare Plan…

#PresidentTrump #AmericaFirst #Healthcare “American seniors are often the 1s accessing our healthcare system the most, and the common-sense reforms outlined in President Trump’s healthcare plan will make it easier for them to get the care they need.”– Paul Ebeling From a $200 card soon to be in the mail to keeping his promise not to […]

US Trade Deficit Increases as Trade Flows Show COVID-19 Effect (UpDate)

US Trade Deficit Increases as Trade Flows Show COVID-19 Effect (UpDate)

#trade #deficit #dollars #Covid #gold $USD $XAU $GLD “The Trump Trade Deficit Increases Even as Trade Flows Show COVID-19 Effect, Dropping 15% in 1-H of Y 2020 Compared to Same Frame in Y 2019” –Paul Ebeling The trade deficit widened to $67.1-B in August (consensus -$66.2-B) from an revised $63.4-B in July. The widening deficit is […]

Current Gold Forecast: Gold Over Paper

Current Gold Forecast: Gold Over Paper

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

Economics are Pressuring Congress to Agree to an Aid/Relief/Stimulus Bill Now

Economics are Pressuring Congress to Agree to an Aid/Relief/Stimulus Bill Now

#aid #relief #stimulus #Congress #PresidentTrump #virus $SPY $AAL $DAL “Speaker Pelosi’s comments on a possible shift in the talks prompted US stocks to pare losses. After falling as much as 1.2% earlier Friday, the S&P 500 Index’s decline was cut almost in half after she spoke.” — Paul Ebeling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi expressed optimism […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, October Looms

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, October Looms

#WallStreet #PaulEbeling #BigTech #economy #growth #Bulls #Bears #money #virus $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Last Week in Review Despite the seesaw action in the long term it is constructive. Volatility is flat, and the P/C ratio recently hit 1.0 on an Northside session. Those are positive divergences. Technical Analysis NAS Comp: Thursday, the index tested to […]

The Trump Fed’s Policies are Broad and Loose

The Trump Fed’s Policies are Broad and Loose

#PresidentTrump #Fed #money The Fed’s policy is already set on a loose and supportive course, and is unlikely to change much for the next few years. The policymakers have offered different views on how long it will take the US economy to recover from the crisis brought on by The China Virus. Boston Fed President […]

September, the Healthy Correction Month

September, the Healthy Correction Month

#September #correction #stockmarket $FAANGs $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX The S&P 500 index was on the verge of a correction, defined as a 10% decline from its all-time closing high, after ending 9.6% below its 2 September record Wednesday. The benchmark index then moved higher Thursday afternoon trade after seesawing during the session. The tech-heavy […]

US Household Wealth Hits Record $119-T in This V-Shaped Recovery

US Household Wealth Hits Record $119-T in This V-Shaped Recovery

#household #wealth #recovery #virus #stocks #bonds #jobs Americans’ household wealth rebounded last Quarter to a record high as the stock market quickly recovered from a medical emergency chaos-induced plunge in March. The gains flowed mainly to the most affluent households even as tens of millions of people endured job losses and shrunken incomes. Monday, the Fed said that […]

Investors Bailing Out of the Tech Sector

Investors Bailing Out of the Tech Sector

#tech #ETFs #investors #virus #aid #traders #risk #leverage $QQQ $TQQQ $XLI $XLK Investors are ditching QQQ, the largest tech ETF at the fassstest pace in 20 yrs. The $122-B Invesco QQQ Trust Series 1 (NYSEArca:QQQ) ETF suffered its biggest daily outflow since October 2000, losing almost $3.5-B Friday. The tech-heavy fund, which tracks the NAS […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, FAANGs Topping

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, FAANGs Topping

#WallStreet #PaulEbeling #BigTech #economy #growth #Bulls #Bears #money #FAANGs #Microsoft #virus $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $MSFT $VXX Last Week in Review: Another week of selling, particularly in the mega-cap techs The China virus stock market rally had a mild, nothing wk if you only look at the percentage change. The DJIA lost just 0.03% in […]

Gold Rewards Big Banks with Big Returns

Gold Rewards Big Banks with Big Returns

#gold #money #banks #COMEX $XAU $GLD $USD The world’s largest 50 investment banks are on track to 2X their income from precious metals this year to around $2.5-B, most of it from gold, Coalition, a banking consultancy said Sunday. “$1.2-B was the earnings pool last year. This year we already crossed that number,” said Coalition’s […]

Optimizing Our Metabolic Health is an Effective Way to Mitigate the Severity of a COVID-19 Infection

Optimizing Our Metabolic Health is an Effective Way to Mitigate the Severity of a COVID-19 Infection

#body #fuel #ketones #virus Ketones, the 4th fuel A Key way people can potentially mitigate the severity of the China virus is by eating right; starting doing these things and come out strong. But that message has not been delivered … Our body can use 4 types of fuel: carbohydrates, fats, proteins and ketones. Of […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Stocks are Going Higher

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Stocks are Going Higher

#WallStreet #PaulEbeling #BigTech #earnings #economy #growth #employment #interest #Bulls #money #FAANGs $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Last Week’s Action Week in Review: Another week of selling, particularly in the mega-caps The selling from the prior week carried over to the shortened trading week. The S&P 500 fell 2.5%, the NAS Comp fell 4.1%, the DJIA […]

President Trump, “If more money is needed to win, I will put it up”

President Trump, “If more money is needed to win, I will put it up”

#PresidentTrump #election #money #win #virus Tuesday, President Trump said he will consider drawing money from his personal fortune to aid his re-election campaign against Democratic presidential candidate Slow Joe Biden. “If I have to, I will,” President Trump said. When asked how much he would spend, the President answered, “Whatever it takes. We have to […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Do Not Fear September

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Do Not Fear September

#WallStreet #PaulEbeling #BigTech #earnings #economy #growth #employment #interest #Bulls #money #FAANGs $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Last Week’s Action The trigger the stock-market pullback Thursday and Friday that erased weeks of gainers in the US stock market, may have been embattled investment firm SoftBank, according to a report by the Financial Times of London The report […]

Punters Betting Big on President Trump to Win a 2nd Term

Punters Betting Big on President Trump to Win a 2nd Term

#PresidentTrump #betting Recent polling has come in since the Republican National Convention ended, and it shows a huge tightening of the Presidential race, both in terms of national and Key state polling. Hence, President Trump became the favorite to win the election, according to betting markets. According to RedState, on September 1st, the betting markets moved into […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, ‘This Market has Legs’

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, ‘This Market has Legs’

#WallStreet #PaulEbeling #BigTech #earnings #NFPs #employment #interest #Bulls #money #FAANGs $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Last Week’s Action Thursday the Fed Chairman jettisoned the Phillips curve’s idea that rising unemployment means less inflation. In fact, he stated that there is no empirical evidence to support the notion. Technical Analysis NAS Comp gapped modestly higher, rallied […]

Fed Speak: US Rates to Stay Ultra-Low for a Long Time, Market Likes ‘Cheap Money

Fed Speak: US Rates to Stay Ultra-Low for a Long Time, Market Likes ‘Cheap Money

#Fed #interest #inflation #money #market #investors $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX The Trump Fed announced a significant change Thursday in how it manages interest rates by saying it plans to keep rates near Zero even after inflation has exceeded the Fed’s 2% target level. The change tells us that the Fed is prepared to tolerate […]

The Coming ‘Spending Boom’ Will Drive Stocks and Economy Due North

The Coming ‘Spending Boom’ Will Drive Stocks and Economy Due North

#spending #boom #stocks #economy #gold #hedge #liquidity $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $GLD $XAU A “spending boom” will happen in Y 2021 as pent-up demand from consumers and increased liquidity shoveled into the economy as a successful vaccine and and C-19 coronavirus treatment is developed. And the stock market has much more room to run even […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeing on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeing on Wall Street

#WallStreet #PaulEbeling #BigTech #earnings #NFPs #employment #interest #Bulls #money #FAANGs $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Last Week’s Action NAS Comp is leading the Bull run, The NASDAQ broke to a new high — and held the move, the rebound is helping Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Google and Netflix carry the load. Recovery stocks are still in […]

President Trump Halts International Abortion Funding, A Good Day for Life!

President Trump Halts International Abortion Funding, A Good Day for Life!

#PresidentTrump #prolife #halts #abortion #funding The US State Department implemented a new policy that prevents American taxpayer dollars from being used to fund abortions around the world.  The policy is called the Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance (PLGHA) policy. PLGHA prevents United States’ and thus taxpayer money from going to any organization in the […]

Fed Urged to Deliver More Aid/Relief to Small and Medium-sized Businesses Struggling Because of the C-19 Chaos

Fed Urged to Deliver More Aid/Relief to Small and Medium-sized Businesses Struggling Because of the C-19 Chaos

#Fed #lending #MainStreet #aid #relief #money A bipartisan Congressional panel overseeing the implementation of some coronavirus aid/relief programs urged the Fed and US Treasury to take more risk with taxpayer dollars and increase outreach efforts to deliver more aid/relief to small and medium-sized businesses struggling because of the C-19 chaos. The panel’s recommendations Keyed around […]

The Trump Policies Work, America’s V-Shaped Recovery is Happening Despite Democrats Sandbagging

The Trump Policies Work, America’s V-Shaped Recovery is Happening Despite Democrats Sandbagging

#Trump #recovery #stocks #exports #housing #sandbagging #Democrats #Republicans $DIA $SPY $QQQ The last recession, from Ys 2007 to 2009, was harsh because of of the meltdowns in the financial and housing markets. The S&P 500 dove 56% from peak to trough, and home values declined 27%. That loss of household wealth took years to recover and scared on […]

Increasing Bullishishness Dovetails with Savvy Wall Street Strategists

Increasing Bullishishness Dovetails with Savvy Wall Street Strategists

#WallStreet #Bullishishness #VIX #coronavirus $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX The fear on Wall Street is fading, as stocks continue their unprecedented Bull run in the midst of the global coronavirus chaos. The Cboe Volatility Index (VIX), or “fear gauge,” is near its lowest mark since late February and options markets are showing diminishing concerns of […]

Making Safe, Investment Grade Bets in Stocks Hammered by the C-19 Coronavirus Chaos

Making Safe, Investment Grade Bets in Stocks Hammered by the C-19 Coronavirus Chaos

#investments #stocks #C19coronavirus #risk #money #cash $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Energy, aviation and lodging firms hit hard by the coronavirus chaos will offer handsome returns for high-yield investors in the months ahead. There are opportunities for discerning money managers and aggressive retail investors. We and other Top money managers see opportunities in stressed and […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeing on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeing on Wall Street

#WallStreet #PaulEbeling #BigTech #earnings #NFPs #employment #interest #Bulls #money #FAANGs $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Last Week’s Action Jobless Claims Hit a New Low: The number of jobless claims fell below 1-M for the 1st time in 20 wks. Thursday, the S&P 500 came within 7 pts of the all-time high. It will keep banging […]

No ‘Porked Up’ Aid Bill is Needed Now

No ‘Porked Up’ Aid Bill is Needed Now

#PresidentTrump #economy #recovery #Congress #money The US economy is entering a self-sustaining V-Shaped recovery and does not need a big dose of aid/relief/stimulus bill from Congress. “The numbers are coming in very, very nicely,” National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said adding that data suggests a rise in C-19 coronavirus cases over the Summer put only “a […]

“It is Silly for Democrats to Claim C-19 Coronavirus Aid/Relief/Stimulus is Too Slow”

“It is Silly for Democrats to Claim C-19 Coronavirus Aid/Relief/Stimulus is Too Slow”

#PresidentTrump #C19coronavirus #aidreliefstimulus #Democrats It is “silly” for Democrats to say it will take Americans too long to get their enhanced unemployment benefits in place, as they could have gotten it in place a week or 10 days ago, but states are already in a position to continue extended unemployment benefits, White House economic adviser […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeing on Wall Street, New Highs in View

Commentary: Paul Ebeing on Wall Street, New Highs in View

#WallStreet #PaulEbeling #BigTech #earnings #NFPs #employment #interest #Bulls #money #FAANGs $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Last Week’s Action As expected, the FAANGs: Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google stepped up as the NAS Comp leaders paused to refresh, overall the action is good. Friday’s jobs report were as President Trump said they would be marking […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

#WallStreet #PaulEbeling #BigTech #earnings #NFPs #employment #interest #Bulls #money #FAANG $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX $DIS Last Week’s Action US Stocks Finished Friday and July on High Notes. The tech stocks held the line kept the NAS Comp, SOX and NAS 100 in the Green. The big names in the NAS drove earnings . The […]

Republican Lawmakers Rally to Pay American Businesses for Property Damage from the Violent Rioting

Republican Lawmakers Rally  to Pay American Businesses for Property Damage from the Violent Rioting

#Republican #lawmakers #PresidentTrump #violent #rioting #looting #aid/relief/stimulus #property #damage The $1-T aid/relief/stimulus package proposed by Republicans will compensate businesses for vandalism or looting due to public disturbances that occurred during Y 2020. And President Trump wants to send Americans more checks to shore up household finances. Republican lawmakers unveiled a $1-T coronavirus aid/relief/stimulus package, dubbed […]

Gold is +25% YTD Outdistancing Stocks, Gold Bugs Rejoice!

Gold is +25% YTD Outdistancing Stocks, Gold Bugs Rejoice!

#gold #stocks #money #investors #goldbugs #centralbanks #inflation #virus $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $XAU $GLD #VXX Gold is up 25% this year and traded above 1,897oz, just shy the Y 2011 record high at 1,921. Global stocks measured by the MSCI World index, have recovered almost all of the losses they suffered on the instant recession sell-off brought on […]

There is Little Reason to Expect a Slowdown in Gold Buying

There is Little Reason to Expect a Slowdown in Gold Buying

#gold #XAU #GLD #silver #XAG #SLV #rally #USD #Treasuries #yields #interest #Fed $XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV $USD Deepening negative real yields in the US Treasury market are driving a this rally in gold that is seeing the precious Yellow metal moving toward record highs. Bullion has gained 24% this year and is about $40 from […]

President Trump’s 1st Ever Virtual Rally: 300,000 Attendees, $20,000,000 Raise, Outstanding!

President Trump’s 1st Ever Virtual Rally: 300,000 Attendees, $20,000,000 Raise, Outstanding!

#PresidentTrump #virtual #rally #fundraiser #money #donors #supporters #coronavirus President Trump held his 1st virtual/rally/fundraiser Tuesday night, and his campaign raised $20-M The move comes as the President has stopped his famous in person rallies due to the C-19 coronavirus chaos. President Trump answered on screen questions from the White House  Tuesday night. The fundraiser received money […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, It is Never too Late to Start Investing

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, It is Never too Late to Start Investing

#Bulls #PresidentTrump #investors #participants #stocks #bonds #Vshaped #recovery #rally #C19coronavirus #CDC #ThePeople #WallStreet #PaulEbeling $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Last weeks action Stocks were quiet going into Friday’s options expiry, after getting good news regarding vaccines Wednesday. The economic data was good, but jobless claims were off. The Governor of Texas said he is considering […]

Capital Flying From Mexico

Capital Flying From Mexico

#CapitalFlight #rich #fear #C19coronavirus #Mexico #AMLO $USD Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador aka AMLO is scaring the rich into shipping their money abroad. The very 1st signs of this capital flight date back to the run-up to Lopez Obrador’s landslide electoral victory in Y 2018, and they mounted after he implemented new laws against […]

Money Managers Still Holding Cash Amidst This Strong Market Recovery

Money Managers Still Holding Cash Amidst This Strong Market Recovery

#gold #stocks #commodities #bonds #cash #value #growth #C19coronavirus #election #volatility #Fed #risk #recovery $BAC After slashing cash piles by the most in a decade last month, fund managers with $570-B are hanging on to their dry powder amid this historic epic stock rally. Investors surveyed by Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) boosted average cash holdings […]

Precious Metals Solid in this Bull Market

Precious Metals Solid in this Bull Market

#Gold #Silver #preciousmetals #Fed #ECB #RBA #C19Coronavirus #inflation #currencies #stocks $XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV $USD $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Analysts and economists are calculating the destruction the C-19 coronavirus chaos, and traders in the financial markets trying to understand the ramifications of the virus’ presence. The market trends demonstrate that our prior precious metals forecasts continue […]

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