Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock Headed Due South

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock Headed Due South

$TSLA For years in this column we have called Tesla’s valuation out as fake, and finally the T-Bulls have relented and thrown in their towels(NASDAQ:TSLA) There is a “crisis of confidence” in the company, said Yahoo Finance senior columnist Rick Newman on The First Trade. When asked if Tesla’s stock could nosedive to 125 a share from about […]

Managed Money Holding Long Bets on the Leadership

Managed Money Holding Long Bets on the Leadership

$DIA, $SPY, $SOX, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Managed money’s lack of conviction in the Y 2019 stock rally has become notorious, but managers retained faith in the Leadership. Hedge funds kept equity exposures light in this year’s advance, the relative size of their biggest Long positions remained “extremely elevated,” according to the latest research from […]

F1: The World’s Wealthiest Sport

F1: The World’s Wealthiest Sport

$RACE,$PM F1 status as the world’s wealthiest sport has been revealed in research which shows that it has received $30-B from sponsors over the past 15 years F1 is setting up for its Top event, the Monaco Grand Prix, which takes place this weekend and is the backdrop for blockbuster sponsorship announcements by the racing […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock Marking 2-Year Lows, Musk Tries to ‘Stop the Bleeding’

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock Marking 2-Year Lows, Musk Tries to ‘Stop the Bleeding’

$TSLA Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) sank to a 2-year low after CEO Elon Musk told employees that effective immediately he and the fledgling EV maker’s new CFO will be scrutinizing every dollar the company spends in a “hardcore” focus on costs. Almost laughable if not so futile attempt to stop the bleeding there. In an e-Mail to […]

Bitcoin’s (BTCUSD) Rally Cheers Some, Worries Others

Bitcoin’s (BTCUSD) Rally Cheers Some, Worries Others

$BTCUSD Tuesday, Bitcoin (BTCUSD) hit its highest mark in 10 months, raising hopes among cryptocurrency fans of greater mainstream acceptance, but others urged investor caution. Bitcoin, which lost 75% of its value in Y 2018, has soared by 24% since Friday and more than 2X’d in price so far this year. Currently Bitcoin is trading […]

Some Secrets of ‘Very Happy’ People

Some Secrets of ‘Very Happy’ People

We all agree that being happy is a desirable goal, but its not always simple to achieve. “The emotion we call happiness is more of a bottom-up or inside-out experience than Top-down or Outside-in,” Heidi Hanna, PhD., executive director of the American Institute of Stress. “We need to connect with the basic things that really […]

President Trump Wants Congressional Action on the Southern Border or Face “Harsh Measures”

President Trump Wants Congressional Action on the Southern Border or Face “Harsh Measures”

President Trump Tuesday to take “harsh measures” if congressional Democrats do not take action against immigration loopholes. President Trump Tweeted Tuesday morning: “Democrats in Congress must vote to close the terrible loopholes at the Southern Border. If not, harsh measures will have to be taken!” The White House has requested billions in emergency funds from Congress […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) ‘Seb’ Vettel is F1’s Largest Prize Money Winner With $510-M+ Take So Far

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) ‘Seb’ Vettel is F1’s Largest Prize Money Winner With $510-M+ Take So Far

$RACE F1 star driver Sebastian Vettel has earned more prize money for his teams than any other driver in F1 according to the latest research. F1’s annual prize money payout is public knowledge and came to $913-M last year. F1 does not disclose how much is received by each team, the formula for calculating it […]

Investors in China’s Stock Market Focus on PBoC Stimulus Measures

Investors in China’s Stock Market Focus on PBoC Stimulus Measures

$CNY China’s stock market investors are not quite ready to see Beijing scale back its efforts to support the economy. Stocks started the week lower after improving data prompted traders to pare back their bets for additional stimulus. The Shanghai Composite Index rallied Tuesday after the PBoC injected cash into the financial system, alleviating concerns […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock is Beating the Market

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock is Beating the Market

$RACE On Momentum Investing: Momentum investing is all about the idea of following a stock’s recent trend, which can be in either direction. In the ‘long’ context, investors will essentially be “buying high, but hoping to sell even higher.” And for investors following this methodology, taking advantage of trends in a stock’s price is Key; […]

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

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

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

President Trump ‘Angling’ for The Gold Standard

President Trump ‘Angling’ for The Gold Standard

$XAU, $GLD, $USD President Trump’s plans to nominate Stephen Moore and Herman Cain to the Fed board, and that move points back to The Gold Standard, a policy option once advocated by both men and President Trump himself. The Big Q: What is the case for returning to The Gold Standard? The Big A: Is […]

SEC ISSUES FIRST CRYPTOCURRENCY NO-ACTION LETTER – WHERE’S THE ACTION?

SEC ISSUES FIRST CRYPTOCURRENCY NO-ACTION LETTER – WHERE’S THE ACTION?

$BTCUSD By Mark Hiraide On April 2, 2019, the Division of Corporation Finance of the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a no-action letter to TurnKey Jet, Inc. in connection with a proposed sale of tokens in the United States. It was the first no-action letter relating to cryptocurrencies and was widely heralded as a watershed event […]

F1: Bahrain Grand Prix, Ferrari’s Leclerc on the Pole

F1: Bahrain Grand Prix, Ferrari’s Leclerc on the Pole

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) dominates the 2019 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix, as Charles Leclerc finished on Top of the time-sheets inF3 and Qualifying Saturday. Team-mate Sebastian Vettel joined him on the front row, beating the MercedesAGM duo of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas. Max Verstappen took 5th place, and Red Bull Racing team-mate Pierre Gasly […]

‘Smart Money’ is in Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)

‘Smart Money’ is in Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)

$RACE FLASH: Smart Money is right about Ferrari Ferrari N.V. (NYSE:RACE) investors should be aware of an increase in enthusiasm from smart money in here. Our calculations also showed that RACE isn’t among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds aka smart money. In today’s market there are a large number of indicators investors […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Ferrari Finds Some Answers in Bahrain

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)  Ferrari Finds Some Answers in Bahrain

$RACE After Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) went off pace in Australia, it return during Friday practice in Bahrain. Sebastian Vettel and teammate Charles Leclerc were split by 0.035s at the Top of the time-sheets and held a significant 0.6s advantage over Lewis Hamilton’s MercedesAMG in 3rd place. Friday’s lap times were more in line with expectations from pre-season […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is the Lead Draw for F1, Must Be Respected

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is the Lead Draw for F1, Must Be Respected

$RACE FLASH: F1 boss Ross Brawn says Ferrari must be respected by their pit-lane rivals as plans are made for the sport moving forward. The F1 strategy group met in London this week to discuss an array of topics as Liberty Media and the FIA look to develop the pinnacle of motorsport. And 1 of […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Last week saw Wall Street participants taking profits, but the major indexes are still technically Neutral/Bullish overall. The large cap growth indexes are solid enough in here, Friday sellers showed up for the 1st time in some time. They will see support and bounce and start this leg all […]

Gold Firms, Investors Move into Safe-haven Assets

Gold Firms, Investors Move into Safe-haven Assets

$GLD.$USD, $JPY FLASH: Last week gold posted its 3rd consecutive weekly gainer and rose 1%, the most since the week ending 1 February. The fundamentals Spot gold up 0.1% at $1,314.21 oz as of 0128 GMT. US gold futures up 0.2% at $1,314.40 oz. Investors sold shares Monday moving to the safety of bonds, while […]

Private Markets Come of Age

Private Markets Come of Age

FLASH: McKinsey’s annual review reveals an expanding and developing industry; more tools for managed money and investors. Note: Private markets, including PE, debt, infrastructure, real estate, and natural resources. Private markets stayed strong in 2018. True, fundraising was down 11%. But $778-B of new capital flowed in. Investors have a new motivation to allocate to […]

Entering the Stress Free Zone

Entering the Stress Free Zone

It’s becoming more and more difficult to exist within society today without dealing with some form of stress on a daily basis. Between family drama, money issues, and demanding businesses and jobs, it makes sense that you may wish that there was truly a body wash that could take it all away and make you […]

Managed Money Looking Closely at Gold

Managed Money Looking Closely at Gold

$GLD, $BAR,$USD FLASH: Some money managers says recession fears on global-economic slowdown sign actually give savvy investors a Golden opportunity to start investing in a precious metal commonly considered a haven amid uncertainty and say that gold’s price is “very affordable” now. “You’ve had a bit of a V-shaped recovery in the market, but [with] […]

Fed Slowly Making Economy Vulnerable

Fed Slowly Making Economy Vulnerable

$SPY, $USD FLASH: The Fed’s policy reversal is beginning to stoke systemic vulnerabilities in the economy. A surprise move by the central bank to forecast no change to interest rates for the remainder of this year will increase excesses in corporate America, which is already highly leveraged, and expose the economy to a higher chance […]

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

$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

$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

$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

$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

$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, […]

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