No Sex, No Money Scandal May Torpedo Trudeau Fragile Government

No Sex, No Money Scandal May Torpedo  Trudeau Fragile Government

$SNCAF FLASH: There no money, no sex and nothing illegal happened, but is is a scandal in Canada. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing a controversy that seems trivial, but it could topple him in elections later this year. In Canada 2 high-profile women ministers in Mr. Trudeau’s Cabinet, including Canada’s 1st indigenous justice […]

Fed Responsible for Q-1 Slowdown, Stifling Trump Economy

Fed Responsible for Q-1 Slowdown, Stifling Trump Economy

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Fed stifling The Trump Economy The anti-Trump media is pointing to the economic slowdown, but economist Stephen Moore puts the blame on the Fed’s economist policy during our blockbuster Trump economy. “I’m a little worried about the economy slowing down a little bit, but we still have a blockbuster […]

Robot Traders Need Clarity, They Cannot Keep Up With President Trump

Robot Traders Need Clarity, They Cannot Keep Up With President Trump

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: “Machines are only as smart as their human programmers” Hedge fund investors learned that the hard way last year when data-crunching computers that invest $220-B based on historical price trends did worse than most human managers. The losses were so bad that investors pulled billions of dollars out of […]

Sidelined Investors ‘Shovel’ $965-M into Stock Funds on Market Rally

Sidelined Investors ‘Shovel’  $965-M into Stock Funds on Market Rally

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Sidelined investors join this Bull market rally, as retail stocks outperform following earnings reports from Lowe’s ($LOW), Best Buy ($BBY), and TJX ($TJX) Investors came back into US stock funds during the week ended 20 February. It has been the best start to a year for the S&P 500 since Y 1987, breaking a 5-week […]

Sidelined Investors Joining This Rally

Sidelined Investors Joining This Rally

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX FLASH: The Pain Trade is Higher! Professional investors who have missed this global stock rally this year, are still worry about getting on the bandwagon too late Money managers are strategies including derivatives, defensive and/or dividend stocks are being touted as a way out. Fund manager have pulled over $30-B from […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX As earnings season comes to a close investors look down the line. No trade deal announced yet, but President Trump and Top Chinese negotiators in Washington concurred there will likely be 1 and the 1 March deadline for the tariff hike was pushed Sunday, the Chinese FM returns to Beijing […]

The Untold Story of Nixon’s $35 Gold Peg

The Untold Story of Nixon’s $35 Gold Peg

By Mark J. Lundeen $GLD, $SLV, $USD The Dow Jones in its BEV chart below is charging up the hill with eyes fixed on making new all-time highs.  In the past week it has advanced 2.9% BEV points, leaving only 3.52% BEV points to go before it once again makes stock market history.  Another couple […]

Savvy Investors Moving Back to Gold

Savvy Investors Moving Back to Gold

$GLD, $SLV, $GDX, $USD Gold prices climb as those savvy investors uncertain about global growth outlook hedge their portfolios. Gold prices have surged 14% since September, when in this column I signaled a buy signal for the precious Yellow metal, just as the major US stock market indexes were making record Tops. Gold-focused ETFs saw […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Earnings coming to an end, as investors look farther down the line. Last Friday was options expiration, and we saw allocation of new Wall Street money to the financial, industrial, home-centric, and energy stocks. Notably, other sectors did not sell off, but paused to refresh. This is the perfect scenario: […]

Trump Trade Deal Optimism Driving This Market

Trump Trade Deal Optimism Driving This Market

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $BAC, $VXX US are stocks rallying this year on signs of progress in US-S trade talks as managed and sidelined money continues to bet that there is not much upside left when President Trump’s deal is reached. That is wrong Heffx-LTN’s corporate earnings and equity valuations model as of Saturday indicates […]

Border Discussion Broke Down, Shutdown Looms

Border Discussion Broke Down, Shutdown Looms

Early Sunday, Congressional talks to avert a 2nd government shutdown over border Wall funding broke down. Republicans and Democrats have stopped communicating for now. Talks were suspended over the issue of detention beds, but there are hopes negotiators will come back to the table soon. Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House Chief of Staff, said […]

President Trump, the Wall is Coming “One Way or the Other”

President Trump, the Wall is Coming “One Way or the Other”

Congressional negotiators are working this weekend of talks on a security plan that includes barrier on the Us-Mexican border, hoping to complete a deal to avert another government shutdown that is acceptable to President Trump. Saturday afternoon, President Trump Tweeted that if Democrats did not give him all The Wall money he is demanded, he […]

Investor Sentiment Is Key When Analyzing the Financial Markets

Investor Sentiment Is Key When Analyzing the Financial Markets

$SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Investor get excited by higher prices for financial assets. If prices of stocks 2X, it is likely that investors will want them more, and the more they go up, the more investors tend to want them, this is known as “fear or missing out,” or FOMO. So, that is why […]

Managed Money Still Sidelined Missing the Best January in 30 Years

Managed Money Still Sidelined Missing the Best January in 30 Years

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: San Francisco Fed President Mary Daly said Friday afternoon that the central bank is debating whether QE (quantitative easing) should be reserved for emergencies or used more readily. Market turned; S&P 500 NAS Comp and RUTX finished in the Green, DJIA off a bit. The S&P 500 utilities sector […]

Wall Street Extends Gains, Big Caps Lead Sidelined Money In

Wall Street Extends Gains, Big Caps Lead Sidelined Money In

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Monday, new money came in and Wall Street gained with all 3 major indexes closing near session highs. Continuing optimism abounds on the prospects for US-China trade relations propelled technology shares. The S&P 500 index and the NAS Comp both closed above their 100-Day MA’s for the 1st time since […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Earnings Monday This week more earnings, while the economic data slows a bit. Good breaks higher that held for the indices and many stocks within. The Key will be if new money comes in to extend the rally. Semi’s are back in leadership, this is a huge Northside indicator. China […]

Hedge Fund Money Not Chasing This Stock Rally

Hedge Fund Money Not Chasing This Stock Rally

$SPY The data reveals that hedge fund money has not been chasing the January late December – January rally in US stocks. It is on the sidelines. According to Macro Risk Advisors, these big-money managers are acting much more like it is the aftermath of the Y 2008 financial crisis than the relatively low-volatility environment […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Wall Street Has This Aristocrat Wrong

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Wall Street Has This Aristocrat Wrong

$RACE,$MS Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) could produce some all-electric cars, it will not renounce its commitment to internal combustion, because racing runs on gas. Racing has always been and continues to be everything to Ferrari Traditionally, Terrari scoffed at EVs. But it is true that the iconic Italian automaker added hybrid-electric technology to its ultra expensive HyperSuperCar […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

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 […]

Buy Gold, Bet on Tight Supply

Buy Gold, Bet on Tight Supply

$GLD, $SLV, $USD Gold’s supply/demand prospects have caught the eye of 1 billionaire. “For the 1st time in my life, I bought gold because it is a good hedge,” Sam Zell, the founder of Equity Group Investments, said in a Bloomberg TV interview. “Supply is shrinking and that is going to have a positive impact on […]

Managed Money Moves Back into High Yield Corporate Bonds

Managed Money Moves Back into High Yield Corporate Bonds

US fund investors charged into high-yield corporate bonds during the latest week, shoveling $3.3-B, the most cash flowing into that market since late Y 2016, Lipper said Thursday, boosted by dovish words from Fed Chairman Powell. Underscoring investors’ appetite for some risk-taking, investors pulled $15-B net cash from US-based money market funds, according to the […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Near Term

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Near Term

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX, The US stock market was primed to rebound, it rebounded. Earnings are just ahead and if stocks continue to the Northside as they have on this bounce then the lowered estimates might not be a plus. So, for now savvy players will be playing the bounce, because the selloff was […]

Distinguished USAF Vet’s “Fund the Wall” Campaign Passes $17-M Facing Death Threats and Twitter Censorship

Distinguished USAF Vet’s “Fund the Wall” Campaign Passes $17-M Facing Death Threats and Twitter Censorship

$TWTR Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) is blocking the petition, and the triple amputee was attacked by Jimmy Kimmel and Alyssa Milano personally triggering an outpouring of attacks. So far, having raided over $17-M in only 8 days via crowd funding for “We The People Will Fund The Wall,” distinguished USAF Vet Brian Kolfage writes that he is […]

President Trump’s Approval Rating Up at 40%

President Trump’s Approval Rating Up at 40%

President Donald Trump’s approval rating went up 2 percentage points from last week to 40%, according to the latest Gallup poll released Monday. 55% of respondents disapprove of the President’s performance. President Trump’s 38% approval last week was tied for his lowest rating in the poll since last February. His worst point ever in Gallup polling is […]

President Trump say No to Armchair Generals Who Want to Keep US “At War Forever”

President Trump say No to Armchair Generals Who Want to Keep US “At War Forever”

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) Sunday praised President Trump for doing “exactly what he promised” by withdrawing US troops from Syria, and derided the “armchair generals” in Washington who “want to keep us at war forever.” In an TV interview Senator Paul said he’s “very proud” of President Trump’s determination to get US troops out of […]

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 […]

Grow Your Own Real Food, This is Why

Grow Your Own Real Food, This is Why

Grow Your Own Real Food, This is Why While stockpiling food is important, not knowing how to grow or find your own food is a huge mistake for anyone interested in long-term “off-grid” survival. Sooner or later even a stockpile designed for a year or more will run out. The only way you can truly […]

Mexico’s President ‘AMOL’ Vows End “rapacious” Elite

Mexico’s President ‘AMOL’ Vows End “rapacious” Elite

Mexico’s President ‘AMOL’ Vows End “rapacious” Elite Veteran leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador aka AMOL, 65 anni, took office as Mexican President Saturday, vowing to see off a “rapacious” elite in a country struggling with corruption, chronic poverty and gang violence on the doorstep of the United States. AMOL took the oath of office in […]

President Trump, ‘Totally Be Willing’ to Shut Down Govt to Get Border Wall Funds

President Trump, ‘Totally Be Willing’ to Shut Down Govt to Get Border Wall Funds

President Trump, ‘Totally Be Willing’ to Shut Down Govt to Get Border Wall Funds US President Donald Trump said he would “totally be willing” to shut down the government if Congress does not send him a bill approving $5-B for his proposed Wall on the US southern border with Mexico. His comments came during an […]

President Trump’s Message to Congress: “You Must Present Border Security Package.”

President Trump’s Message to Congress: “You Must Present Border Security Package.”

President Trump’s Message to Congress: “You Must Present Border Security Package.” President Trump has given the use of lethal force order to the military at the southern border. Friday, US President Donald Trump Friday demanded action on a major border security package, including funding for a border wall, 1 day after issuing a threat to […]

President Trump, “No more money for the Wall, No more money for Government”

President Trump, “No more money for the Wall, No more money for Government”

President Trump, “No more money for the Wall, No more money for Government” Thursday, US President Donald Trump warned that there could be a government shutdown next month over security on the border with Mexico, suggesting he could hold up negotiations if no more money is provided for a wall between the 2 countries. “Could […]

Buffett and Dimon Called the Fall of Bitcoin (BTC)

Buffett and Dimon Called the Fall of Bitcoin (BTC)

Buffett and Dimon Called the Fall of Bitcoin (BTC) $BTCUSD Bitcoin’s (BTC) price has fallen to 4,474.59, down 30% in a month, 50% in 6 months and about 80% since December. The crypto-currency experts are blaming volatile stock markets to hard forks. But, likely is a long-term unraveling of the hype, exaggeration and populist fantasies that […]

Millennials to Spend Big Money on Pets This Holiday Season

Millennials to Spend Big Money on Pets This Holiday Season

Millennials to Spend Big Money on Pets This Holiday Season Millennials love their pets, and that love’s showing up on their holiday credit-card bills. The much-discussed generation of shoppers, known for their industry-disrupting tastes, will spend heavily on their pets this holiday season, more than 2X what consumers overall are expected to spend, according to a […]

F1: Liberty Media Fuels a Air of Uncertainty, Stock Tanks

F1: Liberty Media Fuels a Air of Uncertainty, Stock Tanks

F1: Liberty Media Fuels a Air of Uncertainty, Stock Tanks $RACE, $FWONK Liberty Media claims that F1 reversing stock price may have been fueled by an air of uncertainty over if it will strike a new deal with the 10 racing Teams before their current contract expires in years. Liberty bought F1 for $4.6-B, and […]

Chinese Investors Sentiment is Very Weak, Conditions Abroad Have Little Influence

Chinese Investors Sentiment is Very Weak, Conditions Abroad Have Little Influence

Chinese Investors Sentiment is Very Weak, Conditions Abroad Have Little Influence $ALMMF, $CHL, $PTR Market sentiment is very weak. President Xi’s government is struggling to dispel such gloom and talk stock prices back up with promises of tax cuts, more bank lending and a media campaign. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index sank 30% from January […]

Michigan’s Goal: Build a Lucrative Marijuana Industry from the Ground Up

Michigan’s Goal: Build a Lucrative Marijuana Industry from the Ground Up

Michigan’s Goal: Build a Lucrative Marijuana Industry from the Ground Up Michigan’s is planning to build a lucrative cannabis industry from the ‘ground up’ with passage of a ballot initiative to legalize recreational marijuana on Tuesday. It could do so by serving as a model for the rest of the Midwest, and possibly beyond. Michigan […]

Do Not Get Distracted By Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Q-3 Profitability

Do Not Get Distracted By Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Q-3 Profitability

Do Not Get Distracted By Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Q-3 Profitability $TSLA Tesla posted an impressive Q-3 profit Wednesday, and the company’s top-line revenue was more stunning. The money flowing toward Tesla is more important than whether it makes or loses money on a Quarterly basis. As Tesla grows, questions could arise over its monopoly status in the EV sector, and use […]

If You Win the $1.6-M in the Mega Millions Lottery, You Still Need a Financial Plan

If You Win the $1.6-M in the Mega Millions Lottery, You Still Need a Financial Plan

If You Win the $1.6-M in the Mega Millions Lottery, You Still Need a Financial Plan Playing the lottery has become the new version of the American Dream for many people. There have been no Mega Millions jackpot winners since 24 July, so the jackpot will be at least $1.6-B for Tuesday’s drawing. That payout will be […]

National Mandate for a Big GOP Victory in November, Brings Overseas Investors to US

National Mandate for a Big GOP Victory in November, Brings Overseas Investors to US

National Mandate for a Big GOP Victory in November, Brings Overseas Investors to US $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The 2018 midterm elections only 17 days away, + the political and earnings seasons are in full swing with the S&P 500 numbers coming in higher that expected with 20% of the member reported. The Big […]

Disruption and Investors’ Fear of Missing Out

Disruption and Investors’ Fear of Missing Out

Disruption and Investors’ Fear of Missing Out $NFLX, $TSLA A new study from UC Riverside and the Rotterdam School of Management finds that fear of missing out motivates investors to give money early to startups with a disruptive vision. Many early backers are reluctant to invest too much in unproven ideas that might not take […]

This is All You Need to Know About Bitcoin and Blockchain

This is All You Need to Know About Bitcoin and Blockchain

This is All You Need to Know About Bitcoin and Blockchain $BTCUSD, $BLCN  Bitcoin and the alternative cryptocurrencies, aka altcoins, are cryptic to say the least. Some people consider bitcoin a currency, others an investment and still others a store of value. Even government agencies cannot agree on what bitcoin really is. The IRS treats it […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk Future Uncertain, Criminal Charges Maybe Ahead

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk Future Uncertain, Criminal Charges Maybe Ahead

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk Future Uncertain, Criminal Charges Maybe Ahead $TSLA Sell all rallies in Tesla is still our call CEO Elon Musk’s future with Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is a bit clearer after the company settled a securities fraud lawsuit with the SEC, but there are other clouds hanging over the niche EV maker. Under an […]

Swiss Bankers Raise $104-M to Establish Crypto Financial Services Company

Swiss Bankers Raise $104-M to Establish Crypto Financial Services Company

Swiss Bankers Raise $104-M to Establish Crypto Financial Services Company $BTC, $ETH Seba Crypto AG, a Swiss financial services company run by ex-UBS Group AG bankers, said it raised money as it seeks to become 1 of the world’s 1st regulated banks to let consumers trade paper (fiat) money into cryptocurrency. The Zug HQ’d company […]

Mt Gox Trustee Sold $230-M in Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash Since March

Mt Gox Trustee Sold $230-M in Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash Since March

Mt Gox Trustee Sold $230-M in Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash Since March $BTC, $BTH, $USD, $JPY The trustee for the now-defunct Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox has revealed new details about the pace of cryptocurrency sales as part of the firm’s bankruptcy and rehabilitation process. Attorney Nobuaki Kobayashi explained in a 25 September notice on the […]

Cryptocurrencies, the Week in Review

Cryptocurrencies, the Week in Review

Cryptocurrencies, the Week in Review $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD,$XRPUSD Most all of the Top 10 digital currencies by market cap posted gainers, with some coins seeing dramatic increases in value quickly. Industry leader Bitcoin is trading above 6,700 as of 1:00p EDT Friday, that marked a gainer of 4%+ from that time 1 day prior, according to data […]

Bitcoin (BTC) and Other Digital Currencies Hacked in Japan to the Tune of $60,000,000

Bitcoin (BTC) and Other Digital Currencies Hacked in Japan to the Tune of $60,000,000

Bitcoin (BTC) and Other Digital Currencies Hacked in Japan to the Tune of $60,000,000 Bitcoin can be used for payment at 50,000 stores in Tokyo alone $BTCUSD Bitcoin (BTC) and other digital currency worth around Japanese Yen 6.7-B (or US$60-M) has been stolen in Japan following a hacking attack, a virtual exchange operator said Thursday. […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) VP of Global Supply Management Ankles the Ailing EV Maker

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) VP of Global Supply Management Ankles the Ailing EV Maker

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) VP of Global Supply Management Ankles the Ailing EV Maker $TSLA Liam O’Connor is another 1 of a of Tesla execs to exit due to current DOJ (criminal) and SEC investigative climate. Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is losing yet another executive in a string of departures going back months. This time, according to a report Thursday, […]

No Provision for WALL, No Spending

No Provision for WALL, No Spending

No Provision for Wall, No Spending President Donald Trump Thursday hammered an extensive continuing resolution passed by the Senate earlier this week, calling it “ridiculous” and demanding to know where the money for border security will come from. “I want to know, where is the money for Border Security and the WALL in this ridiculous Spending Bill, […]

Islamic State’s Use of Bitcoin (BTC) May Be Over Very Soon

Islamic State’s Use of Bitcoin (BTC) May Be Over Very Soon

Islamic State’s Use of Bitcoin (BTC) May Be Over Very Soon $BTCUSD Like cash, the anonymity of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have attracted criminals and terrorists to the digital coins over recent past. That could soon all be over after the President of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), Marshall Billingslea, said the group will likely agree […]

Tropical Storm Florence’s Effect on the Commodities Markets

Tropical Storm Florence’s Effect on the Commodities Markets

Tropical Storm Florence’s Effect on the Commodities Markets $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY The impact of Florence chases Hogs to higher marks Soybean steady post-WASDE. Corn falls to the bottom of its trading range. Wheat declines sharply. Cotton remains firm on Florence. Meats move higher, though it is off-season for demand. As Florence bore down on the Carolinas, […]

Cryptocurrencies are Becoming More Stable

Cryptocurrencies are Becoming More Stable

Cryptocurrencies are Becoming More Stable $BTC, $ETH Let’s examines Key factors in the growth of the cryptocurrency industry, and what regulators are doing to mitigate the risks It is an encouraging sign that the cryptocurrency community and regulators have been quick to evolve and respond to risks that have been identified in the market. For […]

Emerging Market Rout Approaching Bottom

Emerging Market Rout Approaching Bottom

Emerging Market Rout Approaching Bottom $USD, $AUD, $NZD Franklin Templeton Investments says the rout in emerging markets may be nearing a bottom, but says that there are still countries like the Philippines that will suffer. Given the uncertainty, the money manager is keeping a net neutral USD position, while making trades including shorting the Philippine […]

Can, Will Precious Metals Rise From the Mat?

Can, Will Precious Metals Rise From the Mat?

Can, Will Precious Metals Rise From the Mat? $GLD, $SLV, $MTAFF Gold finished +0.7% to 1210.80 oz in NY Wednesday People are asking me: Can the precious metals rise from the mat? The Big A: Yes. It is important to note that when 2 of the 5 sentiment indicator shift to more positive sentiment, to […]

Until There are Clear and Present Regulated Guidelines Cryptocurrency will Not be a Robust, Legitimate Asset Class

Until There are Clear and Present Regulated Guidelines Cryptocurrency will Not be a Robust, Legitimate Asset Class

Until There are Clear and Present Regulated Guidelines Cryptocurrency will Not be a Robust, Legitimate Asset Class $BTCUSD,$CME, $Cboe There is and has been talk on The Street about financial institutions adding crypto services to their offerings, raising new funds for digital currencies, and even launching dedicated trading desks. But until institutional investors have a regulated, […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk Filmed Smoking Marijuana, Stock Dives

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk Filmed Smoking Marijuana, Stock Dives

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk Filmed Smoking Marijuana, Stock Dives $TSLA Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEo Elon Musk was filmed smoking marijuana, drinking whiskey and wielding a sword just hours before the automaker said its accounting chief would leave after a 1-month stint, the latest in a string of unusual behavior and executive departures that is […]

Comey and Mueller Leveraged Their Government Ties For Profit

Comey and Mueller Leveraged Their Government Ties For Profit

James Comey and Robert Mueller Leveraged Their Government Ties For Profit $LMT US President Donald Trump slammed fired FBI director James Comey in a Monday Tweet, returning to his claim that the probe by special counsel Robert Mueller into Russian interference in the 2016 Election is a “witch hunt.” “Mueller is Comey’s best friend,” President […]

Crypto Bear Market Hammers Bitcoin Cash

Crypto Bear Market Hammers Bitcoin Cash

Crypto Bear Market Hammers Bitcoin Cash $BCHUSD This year’s Bear market in cryptocurrencies has really punished investors who bought Bitcoin (BTC) at the height of cryptomania last year. But, losses have been even more painful for those who invested in promising rival BCH. Bitcoin Cash (BCH), an offshoot of Bitcoin that launched on 1 August […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Chairman said His EV Company “will remain public”

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Chairman said His EV Company “will remain public”

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Chairman said His EV Company “will remain public” $TSLA Late Friday When Wall Street Was Asleep, Musk Declared Tesla Will Remain Public Almost 3 weeks ago on 7 August, (NASDAQ:TSLA) Tesla’s CEO, Elon Musk, Tweeted from his care while driving to the airport, that he was planning to take the company private in […]

Global Investors Buying US Stocks, S&P 500 at Record Highs

Global Investors Buying US Stocks, S&P 500 at Record Highs

Global Investors Buying US Stocks, S&P 500 at Record Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Global Investors bought into US stocks this week which set their longest-ever market rally. That action declared the end of a “tsunami” of tech fund inflows which have driven the market higher, noting tiny inflows of $0.1-B this week after […]

US Bank Shares Off on Fears of Turkey’s Lira Dive

US Bank Shares Off on Fears of Turkey’s Lira Dive

US Bank Shares Off on Fears of Turkey’s Lira Dive $GS, $BAC, $BK Monday, US bank shares fell for a 3rd straight session running as investor appetite for risk weakened on worries that a currency crisis in Turkey would spread to other countries. The Turkish Lira has collapsed on concerns about President Tayyip Erdogan’s increasing […]

Bitcoin (BTC) the Pain Extends…

Bitcoin (BTC) the Pain Extends…

Bitcoin (BTC) the Pain Extends… $BTCUSD Friday all major digital coins posted losses. Bitcoin BTCUSD, -1.26% the world’s largest digital currency, was last changing hands at 6,385.77, down 1.9% since Thursday at 5:00 on the Kraken cryptocurrency exchange. The outlook for Bitcoin is weal. This chart is grim meaning there a way to go before this over. During […]

Where is the ‘420’ Money Coming from Elon?

Where is the ‘420’ Money Coming from Elon?

Where is the ‘420’ Money Coming from Elon? $TSLA Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk still has not said where the Money to take Tesla private at ‘420’ would come from. Tuesday, Elon Musk did not just say he was considering taking Tesla private Tuesday. He said the funding to do so was “secured.” No one knows […]

Democrats are Running on Socialism and Anger

Democrats are Running on Socialism and Anger

Democrats are Running for Election on Socialism and Anger They have No message, No messenger and No money Friday’s news that America’s economy continues to grow with more jobs and less unemployment under President Donald Trump, Democrats are running scared because “they have no message, they have no messenger,’  a national spokesperson for the our […]

Judge Cannot Block President Trump’s Defunding of Sanctuary Cities

Judge Cannot Block President Trump’s Defunding of Sanctuary Cities

Judge Cannot Block President Trump’s Defunding of Sanctuary Cities President Donald Trump’s executive order threatening to withhold funding from “sanctuary cities” that limit cooperation with immigration authorities is unconstitutional, but a judge went too far when he blocked its enforcement nationwide, a US appeals court ruled Wednesday. In a 2-1 ruling, the 9th US Circuit […]

Stress for Millennials: Money, Health or Politics

Stress for Millennials: Money, Health or Politics

Stress for Millennials: Money, Health or Politics Millennials say their finances cause them more stress than politics, work or health, according to a new study. “Politics is a huge stress for people and we know work is a big stress,” says Michael Katchen, CEO and co-founder of Wealthsimple, the online investment management service behind the […]

‘Never Say Die’ the End of Aging

‘Never Say Die’ the End of Aging

‘Never Say Die’ the End of Aging “The value is in living well…not living forever.” Aubrey de Grey, 55 anni, is not an ordinary scientist. He has dedicated over a decade to prove to everyone that it is indeed possible to live for over 1,000 years while healthy, happy, and vibrant. Known for his book […]

Hong Kong Horse Racing: 2018 Prize Money

Hong Kong Horse Racing: 2018 Prize Money

Hong Kong Horse Racing: 2018 Prize Money The Stewards have decided that with effect from 16 July 2018 the rates for Prize Money, Entry Fees, Riding Fees, Training Fee, Livery Charges and Contributions to Retired Racehorse Programme are as follows :- PRIZE  MONEY CLASS 1……………………………………………………………………………………………………………… $2,625,000 CLASS 2……………………………………………………………………………………………………………… $1,950,000 CLASS 3……………………………………………………………………………………………………………… $1,380,000 CLASS 4………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… $920,000 […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) ‘People’ are asking “Who is Louis Camilleri”

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) ‘People’ are asking “Who is Louis Camilleri”

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) ‘People’ are asking “Who is Louis Camilleri” $RACE, $MO Louis Camilleri is the current Chairman of Altria and the new CEO of Ferrari At the close of the 2006 F1 season, cigarette advertising was banned from the cars on the grid. The most prominent and widely recognized brand/car package was the Red, Black and White […]

Financial Advisors Have to Take Notice of Cryprocurrency Investments

Financial Advisors Have to Take Notice of Cryprocurrency Investments

Financial Advisors Have to Take Notice of Cryprocurrency Investments $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Perhaps the most interest among everyday investors in several years are cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin or Ethereum. But, the majority of financial planners are less excited. Wirehouses including: UBS (NYSE:UBS), Merrill Lynch Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) have forbidden their advisors from buying and selling […]

China’s Ban on Cryptocurrency ‘Killed’ Bitcoin Trading

China’s Ban on Cryptocurrency ‘Killed’ Bitcoin Trading

China’s Ban on Cryptocurrency ‘Killed’ Bitcoin Trading $BTCUSD China’s central bank has hailed it’s cryptocurrency crackdown a complete success. Declared by the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) and reported by state media, data apparently shows that the Chinese currency is now involved in less than 1% of all Bitcoin trades worldwide. The Big A: How did this happen? […]

Bitcoin Domination or Hyperbitcoinization?

Bitcoin Domination or Hyperbitcoinization?

Bitcoin Domination or Hyperbitcoinization? $BTCUSD Hyperbitcoinization is a state in which Bitcoin is expected to become the world’s dominant form of money. The fact that the digital currency is socially wired should work to its advantage when it comes to exponential adoption. Cryptocurrencies enthusiasts expect Bitcoin to displace legacy paper (fiat) currencies and become the […]

Wall Street Pulls Support from Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Wall Street Pulls Support from Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Wall Street Pulls Support from Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) $TSLA Key Indicators Turning Very Bearish Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk is on Twitter scolding news organizations for quoting analysts with a Bearish view of his struggling EV maker. Of the 31 Analysts covering the stock, 10 say to sell, or 32%, meaning the Bears are coming out […]

Dutch ‘Speed Trader’ Jumps in Cryptocurrencies

Dutch ‘Speed Trader’ Jumps in Cryptocurrencies

Dutch ‘Speed Trader’ Jumps in Cryptocurrencies $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD The EU’s largest trader of ETFs has moved into cryptocurrencies, ignoring regulator’s cautioning consumers and institutions not to buy or sell digital currencies. The Amsterdam-based speed trader Flow Traders NV is making markets in the 1st exchange-traded notes based on Bitcoin and Ether. XBT Provider, an issuer of […]

Polychain and the Future of Digital Assets

Polychain and the Future of Digital Assets

Polychain and the Future of Digital Assets $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD, $CME, $CBOE Today it is mostly crypto enthusiasts and technologists trading their assets. Tomorrow it will mostly institutions trading crypto assets. The professional traders have taken over from the ‘hobbyists’ Earlier this year, Polychain became the 1st crypto fund with more than $1-B in assets under […]

‘Hope’ Is Not A Keen Business Strategy

‘Hope’ Is Not A Keen Business Strategy

‘Hope’ Is Not A Keen Business Strategy As anyone who writes a book can attest, it’s both gratifying and nerve-racking to see how the ideas resonate with your readers. Since my colleagues and I wrote Strategy Beyond the Hockey Stick, we have been circling the globe discussing the research with the media, at conferences and, most […]

Why Bitcoin Should Work

Why Bitcoin Should Work

Why Bitcoin Should Work  $GS, $BTCUSD In a recent interview at the Economic Club of New York, Goldman Sachs CEO, Loyd Blankfein, said he adopted a cautiously positive tone towards bitcoin, terming it a “consensus currency” similar to fiat currencies. He had criticized bitcoin last November and called it a “vehicle to perpetrate fraud.” CEO […]

Saudi Added to MSCI Emerging Markets Index, Huge Cash Inflows Seen 

Saudi Added to MSCI Emerging Markets Index, Huge Cash Inflows Seen 

Saudi Added to MSCI Emerging Markets Index, Huge Cash Inflows Seen MSCI said 32 major Saudi stocks will gain emerging market status Index provider MSCI confirmed that Saudi Arabia will be added to its emerging markets index from June 2019, in a move widely expected to help the Kingdom’s bourse attract greater investment. MSCI said […]

Cryptocurrencies: Japan ‘Clamps’ Down, Bitcoin ‘Falls’ Down

Cryptocurrencies: Japan ‘Clamps’ Down, Bitcoin ‘Falls’ Down

Cryptocurrencies: Japan ‘Clamps’ Down, Bitcoin ‘Falls’ Down $BTCUSD Bitcoin falls 8% after Japan watchdog orders exchanges to strengthen practices against money laundering The world’s largest digital currency hit a 4-month low of $6,092.38 and broke below $6,400 for the 1st time in a week. The order led bitFlyer, the largest crypto exchange in Japan to suspend […]

Looking at the DJIA Vs Gold and Silver Long Term

Looking at the DJIA Vs Gold and Silver Long Term

Looking at the DJIA Vs Gold and Silver Long Term $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $MTAFF It is time to reduce exposure to Wall Street and shift the proceeds into Gold, Silver, the precious metals mining companies and the royalty streamers. Let us have a look at the 21st Century Bear markets. The high-tech dot.com bubble ultimately deflated […]

Investors are Pouring Money into Stock Funds

Investors are Pouring Money into Stock Funds

Investors are Pouring Money into Stock Funds $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Investors poured money into US ETFs (stock exchange-traded funds) during the latest week, restoring  a Key pillar of support for markets, data from the Investment Company Institute showed. US-based equity ETFs collected $11.2-B during the week through 16 May, according to the ICI trade group, the […]

Bitcoin and Blockchain are Here to Stay

Bitcoin and Blockchain are Here to Stay

Bitcoin and Blockchain are Here to Stay $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Thoughts on Bitcoin and Consensus 2018 The hottest ticket last week was in New York City. But unlike any Top-Tier event, you were invited … if you could afford it. At approximately $2,000, Consensus 2018 was the most expensive edition in the Bitcoin conference’s history. Despite […]

‘Lame Duck’ Robert Mueller Only Duty Left is to Write a Report

‘Lame Duck’ Robert Mueller Only Duty Left is to Write a Report

‘Lame Duck’ Robert Mueller Only Duty Left is to Write a Report So, wrap it up, stop wasting American taxpayers money and go find a job… Wednesday, US President Trump personal attorney Rudy Giuliani said that Russia special counsel Robert Mueller told President Donald Trump’s legal team that he would will not/cannot indict a sitting […]

Pre-Civil War Fiat Money was Issued Regionally by Private Banks

Pre-Civil War Fiat Money was Issued Regionally by Private Banks

Pre-Civil War Fiat Money was Issued Regionally by Private Banks $BTCUSD In the pre-Civil War era, 90% of US money was regionally issued banknotes from private banks. These currencies traded at different rates at different times and places. There were discount books in each town to keep track of how much each currency should be […]

Head of Iran’s Central Bank Hit With Terror Sanctions

Head of Iran’s Central Bank Hit With Terror Sanctions

Head of Iran’s Central Bank Hit With Terror Sanctions The head of Iran’s central bank declared a terrorist The United States designated the head of Iran’s central bank as a terrorist and barred anyone around the world from doing business with him, escalating financial pressure on Iran. Valiollah Seif, the Governor of the Iranian central […]

The Trump Effect: Iran’s Economy on Verge of Collapse, Regime Change Coming

The Trump Effect: Iran’s Economy on Verge of Collapse, Regime Change Coming

The Trump Effect: Iran’s Economy on Verge of Collapse, Regime Change Coming The Iranians are in great economic difficulties as a result of the renewed sanctions. The US took a step toward cutting Iran off from the global economy Thursday, levying sanctions on a financing network and accusing the country’s central bank of helping funnel […]

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