Thinking Clearly in a Crisis

Thinking Clearly in a Crisis

#thinking #crisis #wolf #fear #DevilDog The “wolf” is a military metaphor for fear, all of the deeply ingrained negative emotions that hold us back. Overcoming fear aka staring down the wolf is the only way to unlock 1’s massive potential.  These are 4 skills that I learned in the US Marines, they have had profound impact on […]

How the C-19 Coronavirus Tests Work, Hang on Does Not Work

How the C-19 Coronavirus Tests Work, Hang on Does Not Work

#C19coroncvirus #testing #CDC #commoncold In a classic illustration of how C-19 coronavirus testing works or does not work: Ohio Governor Mike DeWine tested positive for the virus just hours before he was to meet with President Trump, Thursday, 6 August 2020, and then tested negative 2X a few hours later. The opposing results are an […]

May 2020: World Business Economic Sentiment

May 2020: World Business Economic Sentiment

Economic sentiment has improved since last month, per our latest survey of global executives on C-19 coronavirus chaos and the economy. Still, their near-term outlook remains more negative than positive. Since early April, a growing number of businesses and governments around the world have begun to reopen, ushering in a new phase of the C-19 coronavirus […]

The Economics of Negative Interest Rates Simplified

The Economics of Negative Interest Rates Simplified

Here we assess whether this is a sustainable form of monetary policy for central banks in some countries at risk of a deflationary depression. A negative interest rate policy happens when a country’s central bank lowers the nominal monetary policy interest rate below Zero. In other words, commercial banks must pay to lodge some of […]

President Trump, “I strongly believe in negative interest rates, and Powell has improved.”

President Trump, “I strongly believe in negative interest rates, and Powell has improved.”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Wednesday, President Trump said he strongly believes the Fed should have negative interest rates, but gave a modicum of approval to Fed Chairman Powell who said earlier in the day the FOMC would not lower rates beyond Zero. President Trump said Mr. Powell, who he frequently criticizes, has improved in […]

First Lady Melania Trump Tested Negative for the Coronavirus

First Lady Melania Trump Tested Negative for the Coronavirus

First Lady Melania Trump has tested negative for the coronavirus, President Trump announced Monday at the daily task force briefing. “Yes, she’s great; she’s fine,” Trump told reporters. “Negative, yes. OK? Negative.” President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence and his wife have also been cleared of the coronavirus through precautionary testing. None have experienced symptoms. Most Americans […]

The Law of Attraction and Manifestation Lies in the Age of Information

The Law of Attraction and Manifestation Lies in the Age of Information

For instance, a speaker on innovation, humans and the future said, “The future does not arrive. It’s created.” In short, we, humans, create the future, it just does not happen. So, if one wants to bring positive experiences into life, the focus must be on positive thoughts. Conversely, thinking negative thoughts will bring negative experiences. […]

“Hey Boneheads Cut the Interests Rates to Zero”

“Hey Boneheads Cut the Interests Rates to Zero”

In a series of Tweets early Wednesday, President Trump wrote that “boneheads” at the Fed should lower interest rates to Zero or below so that the US could decrease its borrowing costs. As a property developer, President Trump is thinking about negative rates from the perspective of a borrower. But, the Fed’s lukewarm appetite for negative […]

Pain, the Experience is Different Between Men and Women

Pain, the Experience is Different Between Men and Women

In studies involving men and women exposed to identical pain stimuli, women rated the pain higher on the pain scale. In addition to sex hormones, other factors affecting pain perception include emotions, attitude, age and a learned response from past experience It is no secret that men and women are different. Diane Halpern, Ph.D., past […]

The Bull Run in Gold is Not Over, as the Market is Seeing a Natural Consolidation

The Bull Run in Gold is Not Over, as the Market is Seeing a Natural Consolidation

$XAU, $GLD, $USD Money manager, Jeffrey Gundlach predicts that gold’s price will continue North along with the run up in negative-yielding bonds. “At this point, I think the way to think about it is, as long as the volume of negative interest rate bonds outstanding increases, it’s quite likely that gold moves higher in a […]

Americans Among Most Stressed People in the World

Americans Among Most Stressed People in the World

Americans rank among being the most stressed people in the world, but it is not all about politics, according to Gallup poll numbers released last Thursday. The survey, which is part of an annual Gallup poll of more than 150,000 people worldwide, asked people if they had experienced positive or negative feelings on the day […]

AOC Constituents Have Unfavorable View of Her

AOC Constituents Have Unfavorable View of Her

FLASH: The public’s view of Ms. Ocasio-Cortez continues to grow more negative by the day Despite the perceived rising stock of freshman Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 29 anni, (D-NY), a new poll found that the majority of likely voters in her district do not hold a favorable view of her. The results of the poll conducted […]

US Stocks Tapping at Bear Market Territory on Uncertainty

US Stocks Tapping at Bear Market Territory on Uncertainty

Stock Market’s Negative Reaction to Fed is “Overblown” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday that the negative stock market reaction following the Fed’s rate hike this week was “completely overblown.” Secretary Mnuchin said the stock market overreacted, with computerized program trading taking over and driving stock prices down further. […]

Strengthen Gratitude, Boost Happiness

Strengthen Gratitude, Boost Happiness

Strengthen Gratitude, Boost Happiness In this piece there are an array of practices, recommended by various experts and researchers, that can boost our gratitude and happiness quotient. You can also get more ideas from Robert Emmons’ lecture below, take the time, it a over an hour, and it is worth the listen. Mr. Emmons, a […]

Mainstream Media Overall 10X More Critical of President Trump and the GOP

Mainstream Media Overall 10X More Critical of President Trump and the GOP

Mainstream Media Overall 10X More Critical of President Trump and the GOP The mainstream media (MSM) is now in full liberal activist mode a week before the November midterm Congressional elections, making 10X more negative statements toward Republicans than Democrats, Media Research Center’s Rich Noyes reported. And it is not just that ratio that is alarmingly […]

Bringing the Mind, Body and Soul Together takes Practice

Bringing the Mind, Body and Soul Together takes Practice

Bringing the Mind, Body and Soul Together takes Practice How we feel physically, mentally, and spiritually all play a role in our overall well being. The Big Q: What steps are you taking daily to ensure you are balanced? Our thoughts, feelings, beliefs, and attitudes can positively or negatively affect our biological functioning. Simplyput, our […]

US President Trump’s Approval Rating Spikes Higher

US President Trump’s Approval Rating Spikes Higher

US President Trump’s Approval Rating Spikes Higher President Donald Trump’s approval rating is up to 45% in a new survey. The latest Harvard CAPS-Harris poll, found President Trump has a favorable rating after it bottomed at 41% in December. Other Key findings in the poll data are as follows: President Trump has an approval rating of 83% […]

Much of the Mainstream Media is a ‘Joke’

Much of the Mainstream Media is a ‘Joke’

Much of the Mainstream Media is a ‘Joke’ US President Donald Trump ripped into the “fake news media” again and cited a study showing the 91% of major broadcast news coverage of him was/is negative. President Trump’s comments came in the form of a Wednesday morning Tweet. Donald J. Trump ✔@realDonaldTrump Wow, more than 90% […]

China’s Central Government Encourages Entrepreneurial Spirit

China’s Central Government Encourages Entrepreneurial Spirit

China’s Central Government Encourages Entrepreneurial Spirit Monday, China’s Central authorities released a guideline document on encouraging entrepreneurial spirit and creating a favorable environment for entrepreneurship. The guideline, the 1st of its kind focused on entrepreneurial spirit, was released by the Communist Party of China Central Committee and the State Council in a move to drive […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Earnings Will Continue Negative

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Earnings Will Continue Negative

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Earnings Will Continue Negative $TSLA In Q-2 of Y 2017, analysts expect the negative trend in Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) earnings to continue. According to estimates, the company’s non-GAAP EPS for the Quarter will be -1.76, very much worse than TSLA’s reported EPS of -1.06 in the same frame in Y 2016. Tesla also released […]

Starbucks’ (NASDAQ:SBUX) Brand Takes a Hit on CEO Refugee Comments

Starbucks’ (NASDAQ:SBUX) Brand Takes a Hit on CEO Refugee Comments

Starbucks’ (NASDAQ:SBUX) Brand Takes a Hit on CEO Refugee Comments $SBUX, $TWTR, $FB, $DNKN Starbucks Corp’s (NYSE:SBUX) vow to hire thousands of refugees after President Donald Trump’s 1st executive order that temporarily banned travel from 7 mostly-Muslim nations appears to be hurting customer sentiment of the coffee chain. President Trump’s supporters have used Twitter (NYSE:TWTR), […]

Majority of US Military Negative Barack Hussein Obama

Majority of US Military Negative Barack Hussein Obama

Majority of US Military Negative Barack Hussein Obama Lame Duck US President Barack Hussein Obama will leave office on January 20th with Negative reviews from the majority members of our Military. More than 50% the troops in a new poll had an unfavorable opinion of Barack Hussein Obama’s leadership of the military for the past […]

  Australia’s Economy Showing Resilience to Commodity Slump, Risk Lingers

  Australia’s Economy Showing Resilience to Commodity Slump, Risk Lingers

Australia’s Economy Showing Resilience to Commodity Slump, Risk Lingers $MCO Australia’s economy is continuing to display resilience to commodity price declines, however external financing risks do linger, global ratings agency Moody’s Investor Services said Wednesday. Australia’s growth should continue to outpace its commodity exporting triple-A (stable) rated peers New Zealand, Canada and Norway over the […]

Rejection, A Painful Survival Tool

Rejection, A Painful Survival Tool

Rejection, A Painful Survival Tool Life coach Maryam Ghouth examines the cause, effect and remedies for rejection  Rejection is by far one of the most distressing experiences known to humans. Whether we are rejected by someone we know, someone we dislike or someone entirely new, it hurts. The strongest and fittest of us all have […]

Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)

Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)

Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI) $DIA, $.DJI Monday, US stocks finished lower on low volume, in a quiet start to the week. The DJIA fell 8 pts, or 0.05%, to close at 17,492.93. The S&P 500 dropped 4 pts, or 0.21%, to finish at 2,04804. The NAS Comp lost 3 points, or 0.08%, to […]

Monday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)

Monday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)

Monday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI) $DIA, $.DJI Wall Street bounced Friday, with the DJIA adding 65 points or 0.38% to end at 17,500.94, down for a 4th week running. The benchmark index got hit by FOMC’s Hawkish Mins, but as most worldwide indexes, shrugged concerns over upcoming events and rose on the back of […]

Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)

Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)

Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI) $DIA, $.DJI Wall Street rallied strongly Monday but finished off its highs, with the DJIA + 175 pts to finished at 17,710.71, led by a 3% gainer in Crude Oil, underpinning the energy related sector. The NAS Comp advanced 1.22% to finish at 5,775.56, and the S&P 500 gained […]

Friday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DIA)

Friday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DIA)

Friday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DIA) $DIA, $.DJI Thursday, Wall Street finnished mixed, with the 3 US major stock market index flat around their daily opens. The DJIA added 9 pts to end at 17,720.50, the S&P 500 off 0.02% at 2,064.11, and the NAS Comp lost 23 pts, to 4.737.33. Crude Oil prices […]

Investors Losing Billions on Central Bank Monetary Policy

Investors Losing Billions on Central Bank Monetary Policy

Investors Losing Billions on Central Bank Monetary Policy $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Investors are losing billions a year from central banks that have set interest rates below Zero in an effort to stimulate economic growth by punishing saving and encouraging lending. Negative-yielding government bonds cost investors about $24-B a year, according to calculations from Fitch […]

Perhaps “Mattress Money” will become the New Normal

Perhaps “Mattress Money” will become the New Normal

Perhaps “Mattress Money” will become the New Normal $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Billionaire investor Warren Buffett, 85 anni, said he would consider taking money out of banks, especially if negative interest rates result in customers being charged to park their money in accounts. “There could be a point where you’d really want to start withdrawing […]

Thursday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DJI)

Thursday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DJI)

Thursday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DJI) $DIA, $DJI Thursday, US stocks ended the day sharply lower with the DJIA losing 113 points to close the day at 17,982.52, hit by poor earnings reports, and the fact that ECB’s Draghi ruled out “helicopter money” saying that policy makers have never considered start printing money. The Nasdaq […]

ECB’s Mario Draghi Ignores German Criticism of Loose Money Policy

ECB’s Mario Draghi Ignores German Criticism of Loose Money Policy

ECB’s Mario Draghi Ignores German Criticism of Loose Money Policy $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Thursday, European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi ignored German criticism of the central bank’s ultra-loose monetary policy and vowing to use all the “tools” at his disposal for “as long as needed.” He said the ECB’s policy was working, which helped boost […]

Analyst’s: Some Key Reason To Buy Gold

Analyst’s: Some Key Reason To Buy Gold

Analyst’s: Some Key Reason To Buy Gold Some of the Key reasons why one analysts/author says that Gold is a good buy right now, as follows: “Negative interest rates reduce the cost of carrying gold and are, at least theoretically, inflationary. But it’s the cost of carry that is most compelling as a reason to […]