Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street,

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street,

#PaulEbeling #WallStreet #money #trading #investing #vaccine #coronavirus $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $PFE $VXX Last Week’s Action Pfizer Inc.’s (NYSE:PFE) announcement regarding a C-19 coronavirus vaccine boosted sentiment Stocks start Q-3 higher, leaders continue to lead. The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) signals strong expansion. FOMC mins show that the Fed plans to buy bonds for […]

Independence Day Observed Friday for US Markets

Independence Day Observed Friday for US Markets

#IndependenceDay #US #stock #markets #DJIA #NFPs #jobs #investors #PresidentTrump #economy #WhiteHouse #PPP #vaccine #C19coronavirus $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Stocks rose Thursday and gained on the week, as investors cheered the resiliency of a US economy that created nearly 5-M jobs in June and the number for May revised to nearly 3-M. President Trump said June’s better-than-expected […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Americans Holding a Huge ‘Pile of Cash’

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Americans Holding a Huge ‘Pile of Cash’

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX #Paul Ebeling #Wall Street #recovery #cash #technicals #patterns #Fed #Bulls Last Week’s Action The indexes are in consolidation mode, and the leaders are leading pulling back and testing their moves, the trend is up and the Bulls are still in charge. Financials received bids ahead of the release of the […]

Signature Real Estate is Back, Housing Market Recovers

Signature Real Estate is Back, Housing Market Recovers

The luxury side of the housing market is getting strong again, according to a new report.  Potential homebuyers with big money have been sitting on the sidelines due to The China Virus quarantines and lockdowns. But as the country reopens, they are house hunting, according to a new report by Realtor.com released Thursday. “After being […]

US Stock Market Ignores Civil Unrest

US Stock Market Ignores Civil Unrest

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX Historically social unrest issues have very little long-term impact on stock markets. During prior periods of civil unrest and protests, markets similarly largely ignored tumultuous events. After the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. in Y 1968, markets dipped briefly on the day of his death, down 0.5% from 4-5 April, […]

US Stock Market: Cross Current Sentiment Explained

US Stock Market: Cross Current Sentiment Explained

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $$GLD $XAU $VXX The Bulls are clearly in control on Wall Street, but the US stock market sentiment data picture is confusing for many participants now, as there is lots of professional of pessimism about current stock pricing Vs retail optimism. It is a tug-of-war scenario. This shows up in the […]

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

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

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

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Inflation Alert

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Inflation Alert

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Last Week’s Action Stock indexes are consolidating, the economic data impresses, as headlines focus on new China Virus cases in the wake of massive new testing. Last Friday was Quad Witching expiration, and we saw leaders continue to lead. Perhaps other sectors will now start to contribute to the uptrend. […]

Inflation is Coming, Be Ready…Our Inflation Indicator is Flashing Red

Inflation is Coming, Be Ready…Our Inflation Indicator is Flashing Red

$XAU $XAG $GLD $SLV $USD Gold, forests, property stocks, inflation-linked bonds, these are just some of the assets investors are betting lots money into on the view that the recent explosion of government spending and Fed stimulus may rouse inflation from its 10 yrs+ sleep. If inflation really is “the dog that didn’t bark”, failing […]

Marty Zweig: “Don’t fight the Fed and Don’t fight the Tape”

Marty Zweig:  “Don’t fight the Fed and Don’t fight the Tape”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX From Marty’s advice I minted my own that I have closed nearly every weekly Redroadmaster Report for the past 22 yrs: “Always take what the market gives.” Often followed by: “Tune out the Noise!“ What that means Don’t fight the Fed means that you cannot fight a Fed boss who intends […]

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

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

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

History: US Market Responses During Major Protests and Tragedies

History: US Market Responses During Major Protests and Tragedies

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mutual Fund Giants Unfazed by “Rich Guys” Warning on Stocks

Mutual Fund Giants Unfazed by “Rich Guys” Warning on Stocks

$DIA $SPY $QQQ Some Wall Street heavyweights who President Trump dubbed ‘rich guys’ last week may sound alarmed about stocks, but some of the world’s biggest investors are holding on or boosting their holdings. Money managers and strategists at Capital Group, Franklin Templeton and BlackRock Inc., which together oversee about $8.8-T, say stocks remain attractive […]

The C-19 Coronavirus Chaos and Gold

The C-19 Coronavirus Chaos and Gold

$XAU $GLD $VXX $USD The Big Q: How High is Too High for the precious Yellow metal? Q-1 of Y 2020 was positive for gold prices, as the chart below shows. The precious Yellow metal gained 6.2% from 31 December 2019 to 31 March 2020, moving from 1,515 to 1,609 oz. In April, gold rallied to 1,693, increasing […]

There Once Was the Gold Standard, Now it is Infinite Quantitative Easing

There Once Was the Gold Standard, Now it is Infinite Quantitative Easing

$GLD $XAU $USD The US once was on a gold standard. This meant people could exchange their Bucks for a fixed amount of gold. The US moved away from a strict gold standard in the 1930’s, and President Nixon abandoned it altogether in Y 1971. Since then, the USD has been a “fiat currency.” Meaning […]

US Senate Reconvenes on 4 May, Leader McConnell Foresees Further Aid for States, Cities

US Senate Reconvenes on 4 May, Leader McConnell Foresees Further Aid for States, Cities

US Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell (KY) Monday predicted that Congress would approve further funding for states and cities whose budgets have been hit hard by the coronavirus chaos. “There probably will be another state and local funding bill but we need to make sure that we achieve something that will go beyond simply sending […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Bulls in Running Mood as President Trump is Now Laser Focused on Opening Up America

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Bulls in Running Mood as President Trump is Now Laser Focused on Opening Up America

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $USO $VXX Investors are pinning their hopes for the reopening of the US economy on the potential for wider availability of testing for COVID-19 cases and on drug trials for treatments of the disease. We have been letting doctors, who have shown the same propensity for predicting this virus as weathermen […]

Virus Chaos Business Interruption Claims May Destroy the Property and Casualty Insurers

Virus Chaos Business Interruption Claims May Destroy the Property and Casualty Insurers

$CB $TVR In any case this emergency health chaos will trigger the largest single loss in insurance history. UBS estimates industry insured losses for non-US business interruption total $7 to 22-B. In the US, monthly small business losses are seen at between so far at $431, according to the American Property Casualty Insurance Association, rendering […]

“Unprecedented Situations Require Unprecedented Actions”

“Unprecedented Situations Require Unprecedented Actions”

Unprecedented situations require unprecedented actions. That’s why the Fed should fight a rapidly deepening recession by taking interest rates below Zero for the 1st time ever. When the FOMC holds its regular policy-making meeting next week, all the warning lights will be flashing Red. The unemployment rate is expected to reach 2X digits by June. […]

Sitting on a Pile of Cash? Here are 2 Energy Energy Sector Stocks Under $10/share with Huge Northside Outlooks

Sitting on a Pile of Cash? Here are 2 Energy  Energy Sector Stocks Under $10/share with Huge Northside Outlooks

$PE $WPX We are screening the wirehouses energy research world looking for quality energy stocks that are rated Buy and trading way off their highs in this market, that are strong enough to hold on, be bought for value, and recover as Crude Oil prices recover thru 2021. These 2 are smaller capitalization stocks for […]

The ‘Masked Marauders’ after 3 Weeks of Pleading for ‘Pork’ Passed the Bill to Aid America’s Small Businesses

The ‘Masked Marauders’ after 3 Weeks of Pleading for ‘Pork’ Passed the Bill to Aid America’s Small Businesses

Thursday, the Democrat controlled House passed a $484-B interim coronavirus bill that includes additional money for the small-business loan program, as well as for hospitals and testing, making way for the legislation to become law by Friday. The bill includes more than $320-B for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) created by the CARES Act passed late last month. The program, […]

The Maximum Fear has Passed, Money Managers Looking for Risk-on Exposure

The Maximum Fear has Passed, Money Managers Looking for Risk-on Exposure

Shayne and I expect to see an increase in risk-on exposures as money managers are now positioning for a slowing rate of coronavirus contagion growth. Despite the buying by some aggressively Bullish hedge funds, macro hedge funds, which place bets on macroeconomic trends using index, currency and interest rate strategies, are still sellers. So, now […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Bulls in a Running Mood as President Trump Beats the Virus

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Bulls in a Running Mood as President Trump Beats the Virus

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX The Coronavirus Chaos Continues Stock indexes moved up continue the up trend pattern Economic data are generationally bad. Stocks continue to set up Bullish patterns. After hours reports of Gilead Sciences’s (NASDAQ:GILD) drug provide promise. Boeing (NYSE:BA) also promised to restart Seattle production. Friday gapped higher on options expiry, finishing […]

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 […]

Start Growing Your Own Food

Start Growing Your Own Food

“Growing your own Organic food is like printing your own money“– Chef David Slay, Slay’s Restaurants, Stanton California The #1 rule for growing nutrient dense food is healthy soil. Protect it by diversifying your plants, avoiding tilling and by covering the surface with cover crops or mulch Quality seeds are essential. In small spaces you […]

Trillions on the Sidelines Will Come Back Chasing Returns

Trillions on the Sidelines Will Come Back Chasing Returns

$SPY Investors understand the current market chaos was not presaged by fundamental economic issues, like the US mortgage crisis in the recession of Y 2008. But the uncertainty that is being cast about what turns the coronavirus might take, and the implications that could have for the economy and markets, have left the moneyed class […]

Gold Will Rise in This Economic Atmosphere, Government Bonds Should be Disposed

Gold Will Rise in This Economic Atmosphere, Government Bonds Should be Disposed

$GLD, $XAU, $SPY, $USD Bridgewater Associates’ Ray Dalio, founder of the world’s largest hedge fund, said investors would be “crazy” to hold government bonds now because of money printing by central banks to rescue the global economy. “This period, like the 1930-45 period, is a period in which I think you’d be pretty crazy to […]

This Bull Market Vs the Coronavirus Externality

This Bull Market Vs the Coronavirus Externality

$DIA $SPY $QQQ Many people saw the recent market selloff as the start of a Bear market, from the beginning I argued it was an external effect in this long Bull market. So, whether 23-24 March marked The bottom or A bottom is irrelevant I believe. The broad Question is whether the long-term factors that […]

President Trump says, “I am halting funding for the World Health Organization”

President Trump says, “I am halting funding for the World Health Organization”

Tuesday, President Trump announced he is halting funding for the World Health Organization (WHO) pending a review of its response to the initial coronavirus outbreak after the organization criticized his travel restrictions to China. President Trump accused the WHO of “severely mismanaging and covering up” the coronavirus crisis, specifically the initial outbreak in Wuhan, China. He took […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, This Bull Market Vs Coronavirus

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, This Bull Market Vs Coronavirus

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Just In: Goldman Says US Stocks Have Likely Bottomed Unprecedented policy support and a flattening viral curve have “dramatically” cut risks, the bank said early Monday in a note. Despite the COVID-19 coronavirus, ‘new’ Bull market can run Last week was a shortened week, here is how it played US […]

There is a Real Crisis in the Commercial Real Estate Sector Driven by the Coronavirus

There is a Real Crisis in the Commercial Real Estate Sector Driven by the Coronavirus

In just a few weeks, the lives of The People have changed in ways they had never imagined. People can no longer meet, work, eat, shop, and socialize as they used to. The working world moved rapidly from business as usual to cautious travel, office closures, and work-from-home mandates. Instead of traveling and going out to […]

CARES Act: “Virus Aid Direct Deposits Go Out Next Week”

CARES Act: “Virus Aid Direct Deposits Go Out Next Week”

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told House Democrats that direct deposits to Americans will begin next week under the coronavirus aid/relief package. He also told the lawmakers that $98-B has been approved for small business retention under a program The Trump Administration wants Congress to bolster with another $250-B in a vote expected Thursday. The comments […]

“Cash Is Trash” as Treasury’s Printing Presses Roll, There is a Costly Negative to Holding It

“Cash Is Trash” as Treasury’s Printing Presses Roll, There is a Costly Negative to Holding It

$USD There are better assets to hold than cash as central banks print money and keep interest rates low in response to the coronavirus pandemic. “Please remember that while it does not move around in value as much as other assets, there is a costly negative return to it,” said investment manager Ray Dalio. “So, […]

Setting Up Your Home Office

Setting Up Your Home Office

Working from home offers lots advantages, including the flexibility of setting your own schedule, saving time and money by eliminating your daily commute, and allowing you to start a business with minimal overhead. But, being successful in a home office requires creating an office space that promotes efficiency in that non-traditional work environment. Whether you are self-employed […]

Healthcare Stocks Alluring in Defensive Market

Healthcare Stocks Alluring in Defensive Market

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

Gold: Conditions Setting Up for the Price to 2X

Gold: Conditions Setting Up for the Price to 2X

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

President Trump’s Fed has Brought the Global Financial System Back from the Edge

President Trump’s Fed has Brought the Global Financial System Back from the Edge

$ICE $USD $BAC $WFC This week Fed Chairman Powell set out to offer a explanation for the complicated steps he is taking to relieve dire stresses in the global financial system. “Many places in the capital markets, which support borrowing by households and businesses. I am talking about mortgages and car loans and things like […]

Everything You Need to Know About the Virus Aid Money: Q&As

Everything You Need to Know About the Virus Aid Money: Q&As

As the coronavirus crisis spreads in the US, millions of Americans are about to receive aid from Congress in the form of direct cash payments. Friday, President Trump signed into law a $2-T emergency economic package that includes direct cash payments and unemployment benefits, among other provisions, for Americans. Here are some Q&As about who qualifies for cash from the […]

Massive Wartime Investment in Nation Approved in Senate, House to Follow

Massive Wartime Investment in Nation Approved in Senate, House to Follow

The Senate will vote on the $2-T package later Wednesday and the House of Representatives is expected to follow suit soon after. “This is a wartime level of investment into our nation,” Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a speech announcing the pact after days of negotiations between Republican and Democratic lawmakers, Treasury […]

Gold, the ‘Currency of Last Resort’, Price Spikes

Gold, the ‘Currency of Last Resort’, Price Spikes

$XAU $GLD, $BAR, $XAG $SLV Tuesday, Gold prices marked their largest daily percentage gainer in more than 10 yrs as the precious Yellow metal extended its rally on demand/supply issues and moves by the Fed to address the coronavirus crisis. The Fed announcement Monday “signals there is a new sheriff in town as the Fed […]

America’s Nursing Homes and Convalescent Centers are Ground Zero in “The Virus War”

America’s Nursing Homes and Convalescent Centers are Ground Zero in “The Virus War”

Growing CVOIS-19 coronavirus outbreaks at nursing homes in Washington, Illinois, New Jersey and other states in our nation are laying out for all to see the industry’s long-running problems, including a struggle to control infections and a staffing crisis that relies on poorly paid aides who cannot afford to stay home sick. Earlier this year, […]

Gold: An Investment Theme in the Midst of the Global Pandemic

Gold: An Investment Theme in the Midst of the Global Pandemic

$XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV The correcting stock market and global coronavirus pandemic have triggered sudden and irreversible demand for precious metals Each decade has a distinct investment theme. As the decade unfolds, one asset class rises to the Top and outperforms everything else. Below are some examples, as follows: During the 1990’s, the stock market […]

The Outsourcing of Jobs, What it has Meant to America and Americans

The Outsourcing of Jobs, What it has Meant to America and Americans

Make American, Hire American, Buy American The Big Q: What has the decline in American manufacturing meant for the average American? The Big A: 1. America eventually became poorer, and saw downgrade of its standard of living. As progressively more manufacturers moved abroad, the flow of money out of the country exceeded the benefits of […]

Fed Moving to Ensure Liquidity in Money Market Mutual Funds

Fed Moving to Ensure Liquidity in Money Market Mutual Funds

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

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

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

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

Gold Finished Lowest since December, Silver Lowest Finish in 10+ Yrs

Gold Finished Lowest since December, Silver Lowest Finish in 10+ Yrs

$XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV $USD Monday, gold futures fell to settle at their lowest mark since December, and silver futures finished at their lowest mark in over 10+yrs, as the Fed’s emergency decision to slash interest rates failed to stem losses in the stock market, sending traders scrambling for cash. Prices for the 2 precious […]

Congress Considering Cash ‘Handouts’ to American Households

Congress Considering Cash ‘Handouts’ to American Households

Cash handouts to all American households is gaining support in Congress as the best way to shore up an economy brought to a near-standstill by the coronavirus. Senator Tom Cotton (R:AK) said he is working on legislation that would provide cash stipends to American households. Several House Democrats back sending $1,000.00 checks as the best […]

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

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

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

If You are Worried About Your Portfolio – Slow and Steady Always Wins

If You are Worried About Your Portfolio – Slow and Steady Always Wins

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $USO $GLD Monday, the DJIA saw its worst decliner since Y 2008 in response to news of COVID-19 and the Saudi/Russia Crude Oil price war, and the ride the stock market/s have taken in the last 2 wks has left lot of investors with stomach aches. If you have a 401(k) […]

Gold Price Taps Overhead Resistance

Gold Price Taps Overhead Resistance

$XAU $GLD $USD The Gold markets have broken above 1650, but gave back the gains showing signs of exhaustion. Gold futures settled 1.40 lower (-0.1%) to 1,643.00 oz as action quieted down a bit following Tuesday’s spike higher, and ,DXY is up about 0.3% at 97.40. Now if the market break down it is likely that […]

Some of the Things That Make People Fat

Some of the Things That Make People Fat

We know that consuming too many calories and not exercising contributes to weight gain, but there are also some surprising architectural and environmental reasons you may be packing on the pounds. “Here are some waist-expanding phenomena you may never have thought could affect us,” Dr. Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN says. “This excellent list compiled by TreeHugger.com is […]

Ferrari Ownership: “You Do Not Choose Ferrari, Ferrari Chooses You”

Ferrari Ownership: “You Do Not Choose Ferrari, Ferrari Chooses You”

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) ownership is different from anything else in the automotive world. There are strict rules when buying a new Ferrari. The Ferrari buying experience is unlike any other car buying experience. You do not walk into a dealership with hundreds of thousands of dollars in your account, pick 1, and drive off in […]

Huge Cash Pile on Sidelines Set to Buy US Treasuries on Any Price Dip

Huge Cash Pile on Sidelines Set to Buy US Treasuries on Any Price Dip

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Money managers overseeing trillions of dollars are putting money into US government debt like never before, in a wave that is gaining strength as the spreading coronavirus casts doubt on the global growth outlook. Evidence of the demand can be found across the fixed-income universe. Pensions, which have been ramping […]

The Social Contract in the 21st Century

The Social Contract in the 21st Century

McKinsey Global Institute February 2020 Report Subject: Economic outcomes and the relationship between individuals and institutions have shifted for workers, consumers, and savers in advanced economies. Life has changed substantially for individuals in advanced economies in the 1st 2 decades of the 21st Century as a result of trends including disruptions in technology, globalization, the economic […]

Gold Price Seen at $2,000 Near Term

Gold Price Seen at $2,000 Near Term

$XAU $GLD $SPY $SPX The S&P 500 posted a record high Wednesday at +37.10, or 1.1% at 3334.69 The reverse side of market optimism was the correction of safe-havens such as JPY and Gold. The JPY declined against the Buck, lead USDJPY to its highs in a 1. wks near 109.50, showing a rebound from the 200-Day SMA. Gold dropped […]

President Trump’s Economic Success Impressed Davos Elites

President Trump’s Economic Success Impressed Davos Elites

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow that President Trump’s indisputable economic success very much impressed many chief executives attending the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos. President Trump touted the success of the US economy in a rousing speech last Tuesday.  In a wide-ranging address pitched to appeal to the Davos crowd, touting the achievements […]

Goldie Says Stocks Can Go Higher

Goldie Says Stocks Can Go Higher

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Some on Wall Street see a sharp reversal hitting this year’s stock market rally now that fast-money quants have ramped up their speculative bets. But the real money has the potential to come in and lead even if these systematic players slow down. Tepid inflows into mutual funds and exchange-traded […]

2020: Buy Gold, Bet on Emerging Markets

2020: Buy Gold, Bet on Emerging Markets

$XAU $GLD “Gold is a place you want to be. I think that it’s partly because its inversely correlated with interest rates. But it’s also an insurance policy when things go wrong,” David Rosenberg said. “There’s no such thing as a no-brainer, but this is close.” Gold is off to a terrific start this year […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Periodic Report on the Buyback Program

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Periodic Report on the Buyback Program

$RACE Ferrari N.V. (MTA:RACE) announces that under the third tranche of the common share buyback program announced on 14 November 2019 (“Third Tranche”), the Company has purchased additional common shares – reported in aggregate form, on a daily basis – on the Italian Stock Exchange (MTA) as follows: Trading Date (dd/mm/yyyy)   Stock Exchange Number […]

French Collector, Patrick Bardinon Ordered to Disgorge $42-M from Fraudulent Sale of Family’s Ferrari 250 GTO

French Collector, Patrick Bardinon Ordered to Disgorge $42-M from Fraudulent Sale of Family’s Ferrari 250 GTO

$RACE A French appeals court ordered the son of a renowned Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) collector to pay his siblings millions of Euros over the disputed sale of a coveted racer considered the storied Italian automaker’s “Mona Lisa”. Patrick Bardinon was sued for breach of trust after auctioning off the rare 1964 Ferrari 250 GTO to a […]

2020: The Fed and Q-4’s Initiation

2020: The Fed and Q-4’s Initiation

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Last September something happened in the “repo” short-term financing market. Liquidity dried up, interest rates spiked, and the Fed stepped in to save the day. On 12 December a New York Fed statement said its trading desk would increase its repo operations around year end “to ensure that the supply of reserves remains […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) in Negotiations to Keep the Motorsport Viable

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) in Negotiations to Keep the Motorsport Viable

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) says it is making financial sacrifices in the negotiations over their future in F1 after Y 2021. The move will assist the smaller teams in the sport to make sure it is economically viable as a venture.  Ferrari’s F1 2021 ‘rule model’ pictured above. A budget cap of $175-M is going to […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$SPY $SPX, $DIA, $QQQ, $RUTX I am saying this again: “All the stress, worries and concerns about trade disputes, geopolitics and a slowing and overly indebted global economy, Y 2019 may be the best year investors have ever had, the numbers are staggering.” And just because sentiment is so very positive does not mean a […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Charles Leclerc Grateful to Seb Vettel After Inking New Contract

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Charles Leclerc Grateful to Seb Vettel After Inking New  Contract

$RACE Charles Leclerc, 22 anni, has expressed his gratitude to Seb Vettel for helping him to hit the ground running at Ferrari and is keen get it on after signing his new deal Monday. Mr. Leclerc’s reward for an impressive 1st season with The Scuderia was a contract extension until the end of Y 2024. […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$SPY $SPX, $XAU, $USO, $USO For all the stress, worries and concerns about trade disputes, geopolitics and a slowing and overly indebted global economy, Y 2019 may be the best year investors have ever had. The numbers are staggering Global stocks have piled on more than $10-T, bonds have been on fire, Crude Oil has […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Will Invest More in its F1 Racing Programs in 2020/21

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Will Invest More in its F1 Racing Programs in 2020/21

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) says it is prepared to invest more money in its F1 team, including building a new simulator, as it expects a “significantly more expensive” 2020. The iconic Italian team’s defeat by MercedesAMG in Y 2019 ensured it ended the decade without a championship success in F1, as its title drought stretched to an […]

Seeing This Bull Market Extending into 2020, Not ‘Melting-up’

Seeing This Bull Market Extending into 2020, Not ‘Melting-up’

$SPY, $DIA, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX, $BAC, $UBS, Analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, described this Bull market as “primed for Q-1 2020 risk asset melt-up,” with the Fed and the ECB still providing ample support to portions of the market and economy that have shown some signs of softness aka printing money. UBS Global […]

Gold Prices on Pace to Mark Biggest Annual Gainer in 9 Yrs

Gold Prices on Pace to Mark Biggest Annual Gainer in 9 Yrs

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $XAG, $USD Gold prices look to end the year more than 15% higher, on track to post their biggest annual gainer in 9 years. “Gold has seen considerable safe haven buying from investors concerned over low and negative yields in the bond market and fearing a possible downturn in equities,” said the […]

Gold’s Price History

Gold’s Price History

$XAU, $GLD, $USD, $XAG, $SLV The following is a deep dive into past Gold’s Price History by James Anderson who begins with a gold price chart covering more than the last 700 years. Leading into the USD price of gold since the 1776 founding of the United States of America (USA) through the post-1971 fully fiat […]

A Case for the Extension of This Bull Market

A Case for the Extension of This Bull Market

$SPY, $RUTX, $USD Last Christmas, the longest Bull market in our lifetime came within points of dying as the Fed raised interest rates. Some pundits say that every 3 years or so something pushes the Bull market to the brink of extinction, before a last-minute escape, that there is a record of support that underpins […]

Fed May Launch QE-4 Before Year-End to Ease Market Stress

Fed May Launch QE-4 Before Year-End to Ease Market Stress

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX, $CS Credit Suisse (NYSE:CS) analyst now predicts that a 4th round of QE (quantitative easing) will be needed before year’s end to ease mounting pressure in the short-term lending markets. He said QE-4 would help rebuild bank reserves, which have dropped as the Fed has shrunk its balance sheet. QE, […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $XAU, $GLD, $VXX Conditions setting up for the Santa Claus Rally A year after the US stock market plunged on the Fed’s acts, many investors believe conditions are set for a rally to finish off Y 2019. A more accommodative Fed compared with a year ago is an important argument for […]

The Gold Rush Flying Under Wall Street’s Radar

The Gold Rush Flying Under Wall Street’s Radar

$GLD, $XAU, $AGGFF The Dutch Central Bank recently argued in an article that if there were to be a major monetary reset, “gold stock can serve as a basis” to rebuild the global monetary system. Investor Ray Dalio recently cautioned attendees at the Institute for International Finance conference when he mentioned the possibility of a […]

There is a Gold Rush on, Here are Our Plays…

There is a Gold Rush on, Here are Our Plays…

$XAU, $SLV, $GOLD, $NEM, $AGGFF, $FNV, $RGLD, $PAAS The smart money has already started and gold prices are up, breaking through 6 year highs. Gold miners are having an incredible year. And if a crash comes, getting gold into your portfolio is absolutely Key With all that in mind, here are five companies gold investors should […]

The Important Travel Safety Advice

The Important Travel Safety Advice

Travelers need to find the line between exploring boldly and hiding in a tourist bubble. Instead of scaring you to death with horror stories or emboldening you to behave recklessly, we are here to simply provide the travel safety tips you should always follow if you are a US citizen, they are important and they […]

The New Science of Sleep and Dreams (Video)

The New Science of Sleep and Dreams (Video)

In this featured video, professor Matthew Walker, PhD., founder and director of the University of California Berkeley’s Center for Human Sleep Science and author of the book “Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams,” shares the latest discoveries about sleep and how it impacts virtually every area of our physical and mental […]

Millennials Adopt Old School Love of Gold

Millennials Adopt Old School Love of Gold

$XAU, $GLD The World Gold Council (WGC) has reported that millennials’ attitudes towards gold are not so different to those of older generations. “Gold can resonate more deeply among younger consumers,” the report said. “But there are perceptual misgivings among the younger Gen Z audience, misgivings which are particularly pronounced in China’s jewelry market. For example, […]

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