Gold’s Price is Ranged

Gold’s Price is Ranged

#Gold $XAU $GLD $USD Gold: Technical analysis Gold prices moved lower unable to gain momentum bouncing at support near the 50-Day MA at 1,932. Prices pushed back through short term support is seen near the 10-Day MA near 1,944. Top range resistance is seen near the September highs at 1,979. Medium-term momentum has turned positive […]

Time to Buy the Dip in Gold’s Price?

Time to Buy the Dip in Gold’s Price?

#gold $XAU $GLD $USD Let’s look at the pattern. Gold captivated investors, and with the rise in gold, silver and other precious metal prices this year, there’s been lots of market talk. But, the chatter has quieted over the last few wks as the run in precious metals has paused to consolidate its most recent […]

Edgewell (NYSE:EPC) Deserves Watching Closely for Confirmation

Edgewell (NYSE:EPC) Deserves Watching Closely for Confirmation

#personalcare #worldwide #brands #pureplay #investors #radar #neutral #upside $EPC Edgewell (NYSE:ETC) broke out on 23 June at 29.11/share, it has not confirmed yet. The shares closed Monday at 29.34 Vs it 52 wk trading range of 28.51 to 38.97. Shares of this company have a huge upside potential, and its products are very well known […]

Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) is the Dow’s Most Shorted Stock

Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) is the Dow’s Most Shorted Stock

#ExxonMobil #dividend #short #stock #Oil $XOM Exxon Mobil > Shares short: around 53.07-M> Change from prior frame: −10.2%> Percentage of float: 1.3 Despite short sellers pausing in the most recent frame, the Crude Oil supermajor remained the most shorted DJIA stock late last month. Not long ago, Exxon hung around the #5 spot on the list for a […]

Sitting on a Cash Pile 2.0? Insiders are Buying In Here

Sitting on a Cash Pile 2.0? Insiders are Buying In Here

#Magnolia, #Texas, #CrudeOil, #NatGas, #exploration, #production, #EagleFord $MYG Magnolia Oil & Gas (NYSE:MGY) is a small-cap Oil & Gas exploration and production company in the Texas’ Eagle Ford. Eagle Ford is part of the rich petroleum region which has driven Texas to the Top of the North American energy industry. Magnolia’s production beat estimates in […]

DJIA Laggard Verizon is Setting Up for a Breakout

DJIA Laggard Verizon is Setting Up for a Breakout

$VZ Verizon (NYSE:VZ) is a top telecommunications company and offers tremendous value at current marks, and its shares are still down 8% YTD.  VZis one of the largest US telecom companies providing wireless and wireline service to retail, enterprise and wholesale customers. The company’s wireless network serves approximately 120-M mobile connections with 115-M post-paid subscribers. […]

Sitting on a Pile of Cash? A C-19 Coronavirus Chaos Casualty Stock with a 100% Northside Potential

$RESI All during the developments and stabilization of the instant recession from C-19 in Y 2020, 1 Key segment that has remained under pressure has been the REITs. This is true for apartment and mortgage REITs, as well as those tracking eldercare, healthcare, retail and office properties. As with all sell-offs, some REITs have been […]

New York Stock Exchange to Reopen after Memorial Day

New York Stock Exchange to Reopen after Memorial Day

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX $ICE The President of the New York Stock Exchange Stacey Cunningham announced after the closing bell Thursday the NYSE is going to reopen the trading floor the day after Memorial Day. “We will reopen our trading floor to a subset of floor brokers the day after Memorial Day,”  Ms. Cunningham wrote […]

Sitting on a Pile of Cash? BofA is a Buy in Here

$BAC Bank of America: This leading bank’s stock has been hammered 33% YTD. Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC) has a huge presence in the US, providing various banking and financial products and services for individual consumers, small and middle market businesses, institutional investors, corporations and governments in the United States and internationally. It operates some 5,100 […]

US Stocks End the Week on a Positive Note

US Stocks End the Week on a Positive Note

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX $AAPL $MSFT Friday, the S&P 500 finished +1.4% on Friday, wrapping up a negative week on a positive note with buyers coming into the close as sellers faded. All 11 S&P 500 sector indexes finished in the Green, with IT leading at + 2.1% and materials rallied 1.5%. The tech […]

US Companies Hammered by the Governments Coronavirus Lockdown Orders

US Companies Hammered by the Governments Coronavirus Lockdown Orders

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX US companies have been hammered by the fallout from the novel coronavirus outbreak as economic activity “contracted sharply and abruptly across all regions,” according to the Fed’s Beige Book released Wednesday. The Fed’s latest check of businesses around the country was completed during March when the US went from worrying about […]

“Slowing US Virus Cases to Put Floor Under Stocks, Sunlight Ahead”

“Slowing US Virus Cases to Put Floor Under Stocks, Sunlight Ahead”

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The DJIA rallied 7.7% to start the trading week. Sentiment was boosted by encouraging signs that the COVID-19 outbreak may be improving. The DJIA (+7.7%) and Russell 2000 (+8.2%) set the pace, followed by the NAS Comp (+7.3%) and S&P 500 (+7.0%). The positive bias was formed overnight in the […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Backed the Rule Change for the Benefit of the Motorsport

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Backed the Rule Change for the Benefit of the Motorsport

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) says that accepting the delay to the introduction of the new Y 2021 regulations has likely put it at a disadvantage to its rivals, but it had to do so for the sake of F1. In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic upending the F1 season schedule, and teams likely to face […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) at a Disadvantage on the Virus Delayed Season

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) at a Disadvantage on the Virus Delayed Season

$RACE Agreeing to delay the all-new 2021 F1 regulations puts Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) facing the likelihood of being at a disadvantage compared to its rivals, says team Boss Mattia Binotto. As a result of the global coronavirus crisis, this year’s F1 season has been disrupted and forced major alterations for the motorsports’ championship’s future. It was […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) 2020 Outlook

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) 2020 Outlook

$RACE Yes, Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) factories are located in the center of Italy’s coronavirus tragedy, but the company has said it hopes to reopen its Maranello and Modena factories on 14 April provided it has guaranteed parts supplies. Investors expect Ferrari profitability to slow a bit in Y 2020 but recover and resume accelerating in Ys […]

DJIA Marks Best Weekly Gainer Since 1938

DJIA Marks Best Weekly Gainer Since 1938

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Friday, investors took some profits after the American Aid bill was passed and sent to President Trump for signing. By the end of the session, the DJIA was off 4.1%, S&P 500 and NAS 3.8 shed 3.4% and 3.8% respectively. The strong gains made on the week drove the DJIA […]

US Virus Aid Bill is Wartime Funding

US Virus Aid Bill is Wartime Funding

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Stocks rose for 2nd day running with stimulus in sight. Wall Street trimmed strong gains late in the session after reports raised doubts about how quickly the bill might pass, but the S&P 500 and DJIA still ended up more than 1% and 2%, respectively Wednesday, Senator Shelley Moore Capito […]

President Trump Meets with Wall Street Investors on Reopening Economy

President Trump Meets with Wall Street Investors on Reopening Economy

$DIA, $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Tuesday morning, President Trump spoke to several billionaire hedge fund and private equity managers about reopening the US economy that over the past 4 wks ground to a halt due to the coronavirus outbreak. President Trump is re-evaluating whether or not to call for people to return to work as […]

Investors Optimistic, Small Caps Post Large Gains

Investors Optimistic, Small Caps Post Large Gains

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Thursday the S&P 500 advanced 0.5% in a session that saw it fall as much as 3.3% early and gain as much as 2.9% in the afternoon. The DJIA rose 1.0%, while the NAS Comp (+2.3%) and Russell 2000 (+6.8%) were the big movers today on strong gains in technology […]

UAE Shutters Ferrari World and Louvre Abu Dhabi

UAE Shutters Ferrari World and Louvre Abu Dhabi

$RACE  The United Arab Emirates said Saturday it was shutting major tourism and cultural venues to contain the spread of coronavirus and announced a $27-billion plan to counter the outbreak’s economic impact. Attractions such as the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum and the Ferrari World theme park will be closed from 15-31 March, the Abu Dhabi […]

US Stocks Spike 9%+ on President Trump’s Plan to Bring the Country Together to Fight the Virus

US Stocks Spike 9%+ on President Trump’s Plan to Bring the Country Together to Fight the Virus

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX US stocks spiked 9%+ as President Trump joined reassured investors that he is stepping up efforts to protect the economy from the coronavirus fallout. All 3 major US stock market indexes rose 9%+, as President Trump declared a national emergency to help combat the virus and said the private sector […]

Time to Step Back, Focus on Investing Not Day to Day Speculation, Do Not Sell American Markets Short

Time to Step Back, Focus on Investing Not Day to Day Speculation, Do Not Sell American Markets Short

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Investing like a savvy investor during a Bear market often yields better returns, but it means avoiding emotional-driven decisions. The benchmark that Wall Street uses to determine a Bear market is when the stock market takes a 20 – 22% decline. But following the strategies of millionaires or successful hedge funds […]

Fed’s Powell: “Economy Is Fine but Fed Ready to Act as Needed”

Fed’s Powell: “Economy Is Fine but Fed Ready to Act as Needed”

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Friday, Fed Chairman Powell said he will “act as appropriate” to support the economy in the face of risks posed by the coronavirus outbreak, though he said the economy remains in solid condition. “The fundamentals of the US economy remain strong,” Chairman Powell said in a statement released amid an ongoing […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Post Fastest Time in Spain Thursday (Video)

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Post Fastest Time in Spain Thursday (Video)

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) driver Sebastian Vettel clocked the fastest lap Thursday of F1 preseason testing on Thursday, while Lewis Hamilton’s session was cut short by mechanical trouble. Mr. Hamilton’s MercedesAMG racer came to a stop on the track at the Barcelona-Catalunya Circuit, bringing out a Red flag and causing the 6X world champion to miss […]

Market Looks Like it is Trading with a Recession in Mind, Though the Economy is Strong

Market Looks Like it is Trading with a Recession in Mind, Though the Economy is Strong

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX The US economy grew moderately in Q-4, the government confirmed, and may be facing a rocky road in early Y 2020 on the notion that coronavirus will hobble it, and bring on a recession. The economy grew by an unrevised 2.3% in Y 2019, the slowest annual growth in 3 […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) says Seb Vettel’s Engine Shutdown During Last Week’s Testing Not an Issue

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) says Seb Vettel’s Engine Shutdown During Last Week’s Testing Not an Issue

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) have gotten to the bottom of Sebastian Vettel’s engine problem at the 1st pre-season F1 test in Spain last week and are not worried about it, the team said Monday. The Scuderia spokesman said the engine was stripped and checked back at their Maranello factory after the failure at the Circuit de […]

Gold: Momentum is Building as Volatility Fades

Gold: Momentum is Building as Volatility Fades

$XAU, $GLD Technical Analysis: Gold prices are storing volatility which is getting pent up as prices trade sideways in a tight range. Resistance near the 50-Day MA at 1,477. Short term support is seen near the 10-Day MA at 1,470. Additional support on the precious Yellow metal is seen near an upward sloping trend line […]

Pressure on Hollywood’s Box Office Continues

Pressure on Hollywood’s Box Office Continues

$DIS, $SNE, $CMCSA, $LGF, $IMAX, $CNK, $AMC B. Riley FBR’s analyst says that will “pressure” film theater stock valuations until mid-2020 before the group “begins to see some love” from investors. With Frozen 2 ringing in the all-important final stretch of the box-office year, Hollywood’s eyes are on whether year-end tentpole releases can help make up the […]

F1: Hamilton Wins in Mexico City

F1: Hamilton Wins in Mexico City

$RACE Lewis Hamilton triumphed in a super finish to the Mexican Grand Prix, brilliantly making an ambitious 1-stop strategy work to win out from Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and his MercedesAMG team mate Valtteri Bottas – although it was not quite enough for him to secure his 6th drivers’ title over Bottas at the Autodromo Hermanos […]

F1: Mexico Grand Prix 9th Pole of the Season for Scuderia Ferrari

F1: Mexico Grand Prix 9th Pole of the Season for Scuderia Ferrari

$RACE Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel will start Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix from the front row when it gets underway at 13.10 local time (20.10 CET) It was not as easy as it sounds however, as the final minutes of Q3 were chaotic. Sebastian Vettel was not able to fight for Pole all the way […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Engine Legality Talk Designed to”destabilise”

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Engine Legality Talk Designed to”destabilise”

$RACE Charles Leclerc says the Questions about the legality of Ferrari’s 1 engines are an attempt to “destabilise” his team, which he insists is not worried about the situation. Now, due to Ferrari’s current F1 power advantage, a number of the Maranello Outfit’s rivals had written to the FIA seeking clarification about the legality of […]

China Keeps Open Door Policy to FDI Despite Trade Dispute

China Keeps Open Door Policy to FDI Despite Trade Dispute

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The S&P 500 lost 0.4% Tuesday in a newsy session. Company-specific news contributed to outsized stock moves, but overall gainers in broader market had been nominal until a hiccup on the BREXIT issue dragged the major indices into the Red. The benchmark index closed at session lows below the 3000 […]

Signs Point to Weak NFPs Report, We Wait, We See…

Signs Point to Weak NFPs Report, We Wait, We See…

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX US stocks recover from oversold condition, soft data boosts rate-cut expectations. The recent ADP job numbers suggest that employers are either having difficulty filling positions, are hiring fewer people due to weaker demand, or both. The lowest manufacturing jobs gauge since Y 2016. Slower private hiring. A sharp drop in […]

US Stocks Advanced for 3rd Quarter Running

US Stocks Advanced for 3rd Quarter Running

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $USD, $USO, $GLD, $XAU, $VXX US stocks advanced for the 3rd Quarter running, as investors weighed the latest turns in the trade dispute between the world’s 2 largest economies. The USD rose and Treasuries moved higher. Tech drove the rise after The Trump Administration partially refuted a report it would target […]

Understanding This Market Into the Q’s End

Understanding This Market Into the Q’s End

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX At the close: DJIA -142.22 at 26807.77, NAS Comp -118.84 at 7993.62, S&P 500 -25.18 at 2966.64 US stocks fell Tuesday, as investors shunned risk following a decline in consumer confidence, and a hard-lined speech from President Trump. The S&P 500 (-0.8%) and DJIA (-0.5%) declined less than 1%, while the NAS Composite (-1.5%) and Russell […]

Wall Street Bulls Are Back in Rally Mode

Wall Street Bulls Are Back in Rally Mode

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Thursday, US stocks spiked on expectations of a de-escalation in trade tensions after Washington and Beijing agreed to hold high-level talks in early October, while at the same time strong US economic data eased fears of a domestic slowdown. The ADP National Employment Report, considered a precursor to the Labor […]

General Motors’ (NYSE:GM) Barra Says Meeting with President Trump was “productive and valuable”

General Motors’ (NYSE:GM) Barra Says Meeting with President Trump was “productive and valuable”

$GM General Motors (NYSE:GM) Chairman/CEO Mary Barra said her face-to-face session with President Trump Thursday was “productive and valuable, declining specifics. The head of the largest US automaker met with President Trump after he stepped up attacks on the Detroit automaker. He has been hammering GM for much of the last year after the company […]

Corporate Executives Are Buying Stocks…Are You?

Corporate Executives Are Buying Stocks…Are You?

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX When stock markets declined in August, 1 group of investors showed unshakable confidence, Company insiders. So much that the buy-to-sell ratio of corporate executives in Europe reached its highest mark since December, according to data compiled by 2iQ Research. Such spike in the ratio, 3.3 in August is usually seen […]

Wall Street Finished Mixed with a Bullish Bias Ahead of this Long Weekend

Wall Street Finished Mixed with a Bullish Bias Ahead of this Long Weekend

$DIA, #SPY,, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Wall Street posted mixed results on Friday on month end re-balancing ahead of a holiday weekend in which a fresh round of US tariffs on Chinese imports were set for levy. The DJIA .DJI rose 37.4 pts, or 0.14%, to 26,399.65, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 1.45 pts, or 0.05%, to 2,926.03 and the […]

DJIA +258 pts on No Market Moving News

DJIA +258 pts on No Market Moving News

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX US stocks finished on the highs Wednesday in a broad-based advance. The S&P 500 increased 0.7%, overcoming a negative start that was attributed to declining Treasury yields and finished near session highs.  The DJIA increased 1.0%, the NAS Comp increased 0.4%, and the Russell 2000 finished +1.2%.  Wednesday’s session did […]

F1: The Current Pirelli Tire Process is “wrong” for Ferrari

F1: The Current Pirelli Tire Process is “wrong” for Ferrari

$RACE The Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) F1 team Boss has questioned the current process for establishing the tire specification for the season, following the debate over supplier Pirelli’s thinner-tread Y 2019 rubber. Ferrari was among the teams lobbying for a mid-season return to last year’s tire construction, and its SF90 has been one of the cars that […]

Add Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) To Your Watchlist Today

Add Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) To Your Watchlist Today

$RACE If you are interested in profitable, growing companies Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) since its October 2016 IPO is the standout stock in the automotive sector, it is The Aristocrat. While that does not make its shares worth buying at any price, you cannot deny that successful capitalism requires profit, eventually. In comparison, loss making companies act like […]

A Divided FOMC Walking ‘The Trump Tightrope’

A Divided FOMC Walking ‘The Trump Tightrope’

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The S&P 500 increased 0.8% on Wednesday in a broad-based advance. Upbeat results and reassuring guidance from Target and Lowe’s reinforced the notion that the US consumer is in good shape, while investors parsed the FOMC mins from the July meeting.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.9%, the Nasdaq Composite increased 0.9%, […]

President Trump Drops Some Tariffs on Chinese Goods, Stocks Rally

President Trump Drops Some Tariffs on Chinese Goods, Stocks Rally

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX US stocks rallied Tuesday after the White House announced that it will delay the 10% tariff rate for some items imported from China until 15 December. President Trump told reporters he wanted to delay the tariffs so consumers would not be hurt during the Christmas shopping season and said he […]

US Stock Market Stages Key Reversal, Treasury Yields Stabilize

US Stock Market Stages Key Reversal, Treasury Yields Stabilize

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX President Trump said Wednesday the Fed must cut rates “bigger and faster” for the United States to be competitive against other countries. “Our problem is a Federal Reserve that is too proud to admit their mistake of acting too fast and tightening too much (and that I was right!). They […]

Fed Rate Cut is a Step in the Right Direction

Fed Rate Cut is a Step in the Right Direction

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Employment report showed solid jobs growth in July Major averages found buying support at 50-Day MAs INDUSTRY WATCH Strong: Real Estate, Utilities, Consumer Staples Weak: Information Technology, Energy, Materials The CBOE Volatility Index has come down from prior levels. Currently, the VIX is up 0.7 pts, or 4.4%, to 18.61. […]

Tech Stocks Drive Market Higher

Tech Stocks Drive Market Higher

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The S&P 500 Information Technology sector (+1.2%) was Monday’s leader, led by shares of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and semiconductor companies. The other 10 S&P 500 sectors hung near their unchanged marks. Apple outperformed after Morgan Stanley raised its price target to 247 from 231. The Philadelphia Semiconductor Index rose 2.0% following […]

Fed Fueling a Recession, Chairman Powell On The Way Out

Fed Fueling a Recession, Chairman Powell On The Way Out

$DIA, $SPY, $SOX, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX President Trump will not renominate Jerome Powell for another term as Fed Chairman if re-elected. “That will lead to very different monetary policy, so the Fed is not fully independent of politics,” former Fed VC Fischer, an Hussein Obama appointee, said Sunday at a talk in Israel. By criticizing […]

Rate Cut Looms, Wall Street Rallies

Rate Cut Looms, Wall Street Rallies

$DIA,$SPY, $SOX, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: The technology sector was the biggest boost to the S&P with a 3.3% advance, led by gains in Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Wall Street’s 3 major indexes rallied Tuesday to clock their biggest one-day gains in five months after Fed Chairman Powell left the door open for a […]

Trade, Other Risks, Signal Rate Cut May Be “Warranted Soon”

Trade, Other Risks, Signal Rate Cut May Be “Warranted Soon”

$DIA, $SPY, $SOX, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Growing expectations for the Fed to cut rates to address slower growth and muted inflation; 2-yr yield drops 12 bpts to 1.83% . St. Louis Fed President James Bullard (FOMC Voter) said that slower economic growth could be sharper-than-expected due to the trade uncertainty. Mr. Bullard added that […]

President Trump’s Approval Rating Marks Highest Point in 2 Years

President Trump’s Approval Rating Marks Highest Point in 2 Years

FLASH: Optimism over the economy has boosted President Trump’s approval rating to the highest it has been in 2 years, according to a newly released Harvard CAPS/Harris Poll survey. Overall, the survey found that 48% of voters approve of the job President Trump is doing, while 52% said they disapprove. President Trump’s approval is up […]

Cash is King, Retail Investors Nervous Ahead of Summer

Cash is King, Retail Investors Nervous Ahead of Summer

$DIA, $SPY, $SOX, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Cash is King for investors heading into Summer Increasing a cash buffer is typical during times of economic and geopolitical uncertainty. But data from global wealth managers show that stashing cash has continued at unusually high rates even as global stocks have rallied this year on conflicting signals […]

There are Lots of Growth Stocks in President Trump’s America First Policy

There are Lots of Growth Stocks in President Trump’s America First Policy

$DIA, $SOX, $QQQ, $SPY, $RUTX, $VXX The US Financial Markets are Closed Monday to Celebrate Memorial Day Note: The US economy is so diverse that there are always areas that are insulated from whatever you may be concerned about. The US-China trade dispute has driven dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors do not need […]

China Struggling to Grasp President Trump’s End Game

China Struggling to Grasp President Trump’s End Game

$DIA, $SPY, $SOX, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Note: The Mins from the May FOMC meeting showed that policymakers are comfortable with the current fed funds rate range while “a number of participants” saw a moderation in risk and uncertainties surrounding their outlooks for the year. The Key takeaway is that the stock market has a reasonable […]

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 […]

US Not Likely to Suffer Big Damage From China Trade Dispute

US Not Likely to Suffer Big Damage From China Trade Dispute

$DIA, $SPY, $SOX, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Major averages traded lower on trade uncertainty, Several US companies suspend business operations with China’s Huawei Technologies, Semiconductor stocks underperform, drag the S&P 500 information technology sector and Nasdaq lower Trade tensions with China need to linger for an extended period to cause real damage to the United […]

US Stocks Sold Off Monday to De-risk Global Growth Concerns

US Stocks Sold Off Monday to De-risk Global Growth Concerns

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX US stocks sold off Monday, as trade tensions escalated after China retaliated with a tariff rate hike on US imports. The 2.4% drop in the S&P 500 in a broad-based effort to de-risk amid global growth concerns.  Stocks sold off as US-China trade tensions escalated, China increased its tariff rate […]

President Trump Has an Really Good “Alternative” to the China Trade Deal

President Trump Has an Really Good “Alternative” to the China Trade Deal

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Wall Street declines for 4th day running, finished near session highs President Trump firm on tariffs, driving concerns about the trade dispute with China The S&P 500 held its 50-Day MA at 2860 on the close The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), Wall Street’s ‘fear factor’ closed well off session highs […]

US-China Trade Talks “Have Not Broken Down”

US-China Trade Talks “Have Not Broken Down”

$SPY UPDATE: China and the United States have agreed to hold more trade talks in Beijing, Vice Premier Liu He said, as President Trump ordered his trade chief to begin the process of imposing tariffs on all remaining imports from China. Mr. Liu voiced a measured optimism on reaching a deal, but said there were […]

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) “Rolling the Dice” on New Products

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) “Rolling the Dice” on New Products

$AAPL FLASH: Apple gambling on new products to ‘Blow fans away” Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) CEO Tim Cook said he has ‘never been more optimistic’ about where the company is today and where it’s heading. In a pep talk to investors. CEO Cook said the iPhone maker is “planting seeds” and “rolling the dice” on future products […]

“No Need to Hike Rates Again”

“No Need to Hike Rates Again”

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Trump Policy Traction, FOMC Minutes Due Wednesday Tuesday, New York Fed President John Williams said he is comfortable with the level US interest rates are at now, and sees no need to raise them again unless growth or inflation shift to an unexpectedly higher gear. In an interview with […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

The Florida medical marijuana mess continues, a Nebraska medical marijuana initiative has submitted proposed language, and more. Florida Second Florida Bill to End Ban on Smoking Medical Marijuana Filed. State Senator Jeff Brandes (R-St. Petersburg) has filed SB 182, which would end the state’s ban on smoking medical marijuana. A similar bill, SB 372, was filed earlier […]

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 […]

The USA is the ‘Hottest Economy in World’

The USA is the ‘Hottest Economy in World’

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow says the indicators for the USA show that America is the ‘hottest economy’ in the world. He predicted the next monthly unemployment report will likely shock naysayers.  Mr. Kudlow said the economy will snap back from any “glitch” created by partial government shutdown, as that […]

China Trade Issues Still in the Headlines, Stocks Retrace Overbought Conditions

China Trade Issues Still in the Headlines, Stocks Retrace Overbought Conditions

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Fake News: reports of canceled trading meeting with Chinese officials untrue, there was No meeting planed to cancel. “The big meeting that everyone’s moving towards will be Vice Premier Liu He is coming at the end of the month, as I think everybody knows. That will be a very important […]

US Stocks Finished Flat/Unchanged Ahead of Earnings Season

US Stocks Finished Flat/Unchanged Ahead of Earnings Season

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Stocks paused to refresh Friday after being up 10.4% since Christmas Eve, earnings season begins in earnest next week, Analysts have been very negative ahead of this coming reporting frame. Earnings reports start next week with results from the big banks. And the warnings have been the most dire in […]

Fed Follows President Trump’s Lead, Stocks Soar

Fed Follows President Trump’s Lead, Stocks Soar

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The S&P 500 gained 3.4% Friday, as Fed Chairman Powell signaled patience and flexibility on rates in light of stronger-than-expected jobs data. The DJIA (+3.3%), the NAS Comp (+4.3%), and the Russell 2000 (+3.8%) also marked strong gains to finish the week + 1.6%, 2.3%, and 3.2%, respectively. All 11 […]

Market Looking for a Dovish Stance from the FOMC Wednesday

Market Looking for a Dovish Stance from the FOMC Wednesday

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The market is looking for a Dovish stance from the FOMC when it comes to its interest rate projections for Y 2019.  Everything will come into view at 2:00p EST Wednesday Investors in pain from a difficult year hope the Fed will align with President Trump’s ‘demand’ for dovishness in […]

Charting the Crowd Selling Vs Bull’s Positive Sentiment

Charting the Crowd Selling Vs Bull’s Positive Sentiment

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ Weak charts Vs Positive data. On Thursday, 2 of the major US stock indexes finished below their support marks keeping their near-term trends Bearish, while another closed above its near-term downtrend line, turning its trend to Neutral. But the economic the data is sending encouraging signals, especially regarding market psychology. Break this […]

America Leads, the Rest of the World Follows

America Leads, the Rest of the World Follows

America Leads, the Rest of the World Follows $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Saturday’s truce in the US-China trade dispute put investors in buy mode Monday, driving US stocks due North, extending the market’s gains on last week Key reversal confirmation. The broad rally followed huge US futures gains that triggered overseas markets as investors […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Reports on Completing Its Stock Buyback Program

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Reports on Completing Its Stock Buyback Program

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Reports on Completing Its Stock Buyback Program $RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) announced Wednesday that under the common share buyback program announced on 9 February 2018, the Company has purchased additional common shares; reported in aggregate form, on daily basis – on the Italian Stock Exchange (MTA) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as in […]

Fed’s Dovish Outlook Fuels Broad Based Rally in Stocks

Fed’s Dovish Outlook Fuels Broad Based Rally in Stocks

Fed’s Dovish Outlook Fuels Broad Based Rally in Stocks $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The S&P 500 extended weekly gainer by 2.3% Wednesday after Fed Chairman Powell said he sees current interest rates “just below” Neutral. His dovish remarks at the NY Economic Club thus providing a rally point of of the Key reversal Monday […]

Fed Chairman Powell, “Rate Hikes Are Not Automatic in Healthy Economy”

Fed Chairman Powell, “Rate Hikes Are Not Automatic in Healthy Economy”

Fed Chairman Powell, “Rate Hikes Are Not Automatic in Healthy Economy” Fed Chairman Jerome Powell cast a bright picture of the US economy Wednesday and appeared to suggest that the Fed might consider a pause in its interest rate hikes next year to assess the impact of its credit tightening. Chairman Powell’s comments ignited a […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): SEC Closing in, Senior Securities Lawyer Ankles

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): SEC Closing in, Senior Securities Lawyer Ankles

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): SEC Closing in, Senior Securities Lawyer Ankles $TSLA Monday, we learned that an experienced securities lawyer is leaving Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) just as the company needs the best to help manage the its fraud settlement with US regulators and the DOJ’s criminal probe. Phil Rothenberg, a VP in Tesla’s legal department, will become a […]

Presidential Harassment by Congressional Dems Causing Stock Market Concerns, They Will Pass

Presidential Harassment by Congressional Dems Causing Stock Market Concerns, They Will Pass

Presidential Harassment by Congressional Dems Causing Stock Market Concerns, They Will Pass $DIA No matter what you think of  President Trump, his reign as President has been great for stocks. US President Donald Trump issued a Tweet on Monday blaming losses in the stock market on Democrats. “The prospect of Presidential Harassment by the Dems is causing […]

Rio’s (NYSE:RIO) Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender Breaks Record

Rio’s (NYSE:RIO) Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender Breaks Record

Rio’s (NYSE:RIO) Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender Breaks Record $RIO The Argyle mine is the biggest diamond operation in Australia, and the source of rare and prized fancy pink gems. Rio Tinto, (NYSE:RIO) the world’s #2 miner, announced today that it delivered record results at its 2018 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender, which included 63 rare pink, red […]

US Stocks Finished Virtually Flat After Post-Election Spike

US Stocks Finished Virtually Flat After Post-Election Spike

US Stocks Finished Virtually Flat After Post-Election Spike $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $USO, $VXX Stocks in the US drifted Thursday after the big rally Wednesday. The S&P 500 slipped 0.3% Thursday in the wake of the FOMC decision to leave the fed funds rate unchanged as expected. The benchmark index traded slightly below its flat line […]

Ryanair Holdings (OTCMKT:RYAOF) and CEO Michael O’Leary Sued in New York for Stock Fraud

Ryanair Holdings (OTCMKT:RYAOF) and CEO Michael O’Leary Sued in New York for Stock Fraud

Ryanair Holdings (OTCMKT:RYAOF) and CEO Michael O’Leary Sued in New York for Stock Fraud $RYAOF Ryanair Holdings Plc (OTCMKT:RYAOF) and CEO Michael O’Leary have been sued in New York by a shareholder that said Europe’s largest airline defrauded investors and inflated its share price by overstating its ability to manage labor relations and keep costs […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): Robyn Denholm New Board Chairwoman

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): Robyn Denholm New Board Chairwoman

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA): Robyn Denholm New Board Chairwoman $TSLA Wednesday night, Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) announced Robyn Denholm has taken Elon Musk’s place as Chairwoman of the company’s board. She is also leaving her role as CFO and Head of Strategy at Telstra, Australia’s largest telecommunications company, once her 6-month notice period with Telstra is complete, and will be working as Tesla […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) There is No Clear Evidence that 2018 Production is ‘Sold Out”

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) There is No Clear Evidence that 2018 Production is ‘Sold Out”

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) There is No Clear Evidence that 2018 Production is ‘Sold Out” $TSLA There is no evidence that Y 2018 production has sold out. Norway registrations continue to deteriorate. LIBOR rates are rising again in Q-4. Tesla is a Trap! It has been almost weeks since Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) reported its Q-3 earnings, sending the […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Q-3 Earnings Follow Up Scrutiny

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Q-3 Earnings Follow Up Scrutiny

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Q-3 Earnings Follow Up Scrutiny $TSLA The Zombie Element (ZEV Credits) undermines Tesla’s Earnings Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) beat The Street expectations for Q-3, posting a significant profit on revenue of nearly $7-B. Recall Tesla’s only other profitable Quarter, that being Q-3 of Y 2016, analysts focused on something outside the business of selling all […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Successor to the 812 Superfast?

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Successor to the 812 Superfast?

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Successor to the 812 Superfast? $RACE It has not been 2 years since Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) introduced the 812 Superfast to succeed the F12 Berlinetta. And by all accounts, and it is a Supercar. But eventually the iconic Maranello Outfit will replace it. And when it does, it could look something like this. This Supercar is called […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 812 Superfast, the Optimized Road Car

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 812 Superfast, the Optimized Road Car

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 812 Superfast, the Optimized Road Car $RACE Ferrari: Refined, Essential, Never Excessive  With its output boosted to 800 cv, 60 more than the F12berlinetta, the 812 Superfast is the most powerful and fastest road-going Ferrari ever built with the exception of the rear-engined special limited-series 12-cylinders. The 812 Superfast opens a new era […]

President Trump’s China Trade Tweet Drives the Market North

President Trump’s China Trade Tweet Drives the Market North

President Trump’s China Trade Tweet Drives the Market North $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX US stocks rose for a 3rd day running Thursday after President Trump said trade talks with China were “moving along nicely” boosted investors optimism. President Trump Tweeted that he had a “long and very good conversation” with China’s President Xi, adding […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) ‘Quietly’ Prepares for Hybrid Introductions in 2020

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) ‘Quietly’ Prepares for Hybrid Introductions in 2020

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) ‘Quietly’ Prepares for Hybrid Introductions in 2020 $RACE Most of the cars built by Ferrari will be hybrid petrol-electric by Y 2022, the Italian luxury car manufacturer says including its newly announced FUV named the Purosangue, Italian for Thoroughbred.  “By 2022, nearly 60% of the models we produce will be built around hybrid power-trains,” […]

Democrats Do Not Have the Power to Sway Economy Even With Midterm Upset

Democrats Do Not Have the Power to Sway Economy Even With Midterm Upset

Democrats Do Not Have the Power to Sway Economy Even With Midterm Upset $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX US President Donald Trump warned that if Democrats regain political power in the midterm Congressional elections, the US economy could implode, because: Democrats would push tax hikes and environmental restrictions that stifle growth. Undocumented immigrants would steal […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Latest Supercars Have No Tops or Windshields

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Latest Supercars Have No Tops or Windshields

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Latest Supercars Have No Tops or Windshields $RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Monza SP1 and SP2 cars are open, windshield-less, and equipped with the most powerful engine the company has ever built. Unveiled last month, the 2 Limited-Edition Supercars are the 1st in Ferrari’s new Icona series that pay homage to the Vintage and Classic […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Earnings: Over 20% of S&P 500 companies have reported, 72% have beat The Street estimates Market is concerned about the Fed overreacting, as it always does. China’s economy is in decline Halloween Market Week: Tricks & Treats The US stock market’s technical indicators suggest […]

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 […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Scuderia Team Boss, “Esports a Threat To F1 Racing + Mexico GP Notes

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Scuderia Team Boss, “Esports a Threat To F1 Racing + Mexico GP Notes

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Scuderia Team Boss, “Esports a Threat To F1 Racing + Mexico GP Notes $RACE Note: Esports are video games. F1 management is currently focused on its rules and structures overhaul for 2021, aimed at bridging financial and competitive gaps between the cars on the grid, there are those who feel as though those should not […]

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