Senate Parliamentarian: Democrats Cannot Include $15/hr Minimum Wage in COVID Relief Bill

Senate Parliamentarian: Democrats Cannot Include $15/hr Minimum Wage in COVID Relief Bill

#Senate #COVID #relief $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX #VXX This decision reinforces reconciliation cannot be used as a vehicle to pass major legislative change by either party on a simple majority vote. In a blow to Democrats, the Senate parliamentarian ruled the chamber cannot include Mr. Biden’s proposed $15/hr minimum wage his $1.9-T VirusCasedemic idea he […]

Mr. Biden’s VirusCasedemic Stimulus $1.9-T Idea Contains About 10% for Aid/Relief and $1-T in Pelosi/Schumer ‘Pork’

Mr. Biden’s VirusCasedemic Stimulus $1.9-T Idea Contains About 10% for Aid/Relief and $1-T in Pelosi/Schumer ‘Pork’

#Biden #Pelosi #Schumer #VirusCasedemic #aid #relief #pork “Democrat lawmakers are hoping The People’s attention has been occupied watching a made for TV show trial of President, because they have been loading up a $1.9-T budget reconciliation bill with special interest Pork and other liberal candy“– Paul Ebeling The aid/relief/stimulus pending legislation is scheduled for a […]

The US is Experiencing an Amazing Economic Recovery

The US is Experiencing an Amazing Economic Recovery

#economic, #recovery “A close review of the data says that the US economy is in a good place in here“– Paul Ebeling Consumer spending is robust and activity in the service and manufacturing sectors is increasing at a faster than expected rate. The labor market stabilized in January, but Thursday’s report on initial jobless claims showed there is continuing pressure for […]

The 2 Sides are Far Apart on More Aid/Relief/Stimulus

The 2 Sides are Far Apart on More Aid/Relief/Stimulus

#aid/relief/stimulus #Fed #Treasury #Biden #Democrats #Republicans $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Wednesday, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans upped his support for Mr. Biden’s $1.9-T economic aid/relief/stimulus idea, saying he would rather risk a package that is too big than a smaller package that would mean a slower path to recovery. “If it is too much, […]

The Market is Saying: Mr. Biden’s Aid/Relief/Stimulus Package is Just an Idea

The Market is Saying: Mr. Biden’s Aid/Relief/Stimulus Package is Just an Idea

#Aid/Relief/Stimulus, #idea, #Biden $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX, $VXX, $GME “The SEC said Friday that it is evaluating the extreme price volatility of certain stocks’ trading prices warning that such volatility can expose investors to rapid and severe losses and undermine market confidence“–Paul Ebeling Friday, the S&P 500 tested to it 50-D MA, as it fell […]

Risk-taking Spiked Following the Last Round of Virus Relief Checks, It Will Again

Risk-taking Spiked Following the Last Round of Virus Relief Checks, It Will Again

#risk #stocks #relief #virus $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “We have no doubt that some of the nearly $2-T in virus aid/relief/stimulus Mr. Biden is seeking from Congress will end up being spent stocks“– Paul Ebeling The data show that risk-taking spiked following the last round of China Virus aid/relief checks. Mr. Biden’s economic-recovery plan […]

The Caveat in President Trump’s Aid/Relief/Stimulus Boost: Cut the Pork

The Caveat in President Trump’s Aid/Relief/Stimulus Boost: Cut the Pork

#PresidentTrump #Aid/Relief/Stimulus Lost in the Democrats’ rush to support President Trump’s call for $2,000 stimulus checks, is the reality they will need to cut spending elsewhere in the omnibus bill. “The President wasn’t just talking about everybody getting $2,000, the president was talking about getting rid of the pork,”, according to Representative Louie Gohmert (R-TX). […]

The Trump Rally Extends on Solid Policies and Strong Support

The Trump Rally Extends on Solid Policies and Strong Support

#PresidentTrump #Rally #Policies #Support $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “The market is not buyin Biden, the market is always right“– Paul Ebeling Reviewing Wednesday’s economic data:Industrial production increased 0.4% M-M in November. The capacity utilization rate jumped to 73.3% The Key takeaway from the report was the strong growth seen in the production of motor vehicles […]

The Outperformance of the Russell 2000 Deserves Immediate Attention

The Outperformance of the Russell 2000 Deserves Immediate Attention

#Russell2000 $RUTX $RUT $SPY $SPX $DIA $QQQ $CU $XAU $VXX “Tuesday, the Russell 2000 (+1.4%) closed at a record high on encouraging vaccine news and the coming Trump Administration’s aid/relief/stimulus package.“– Paul Ebeling Inflation will likely rise above 2% in Y 2021 and range from 2.25% to 2.4%. The consensus is that inflation may temporarily […]

Coronavirus Relief Deal Not Likely Before Election

Coronavirus Relief Deal Not Likely Before Election

#coronavirus #relief #election Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin Wednesday said he and House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) are “far apart” on some details of another China virus relief package, and that an agreement would be hard to reach before the election. The White House as well as Democrats and Republicans in Congress are under […]

US Economic Recovery Does Not Depend on More Aid

US Economic Recovery Does Not Depend on More Aid

#Economic #Recovery #Aid White House adviser Larry Kudlow said says the nation’s economic recovery will continue despite uncertainty surrounding another virus relief bill. He said the nation’s recovery does not not on additional fiscal stimulus, but it will help. “In truth I don’t know,” Kudlow said during a TV interview about whether Congress will eventually approve another […]

The US Economy Rebounding “Very, Very Strongly”

The US Economy Rebounding “Very, Very Strongly”

#economy The US economy is rebounding “very, very strongly,” and fresh federal aid will reach unemployed Americans in the next week or 2, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Wednesday, shaking off concerns about a 2nd wave of C-19 coronavirus infections. Mr. Kudlow, speaking to reporters at the White House, defended a reduction in the unemployment […]

Single-Digit Unemployment Seen with 20% GDP Growth

Single-Digit Unemployment Seen with 20% GDP Growth

#unemployment #GDP #growth #VShaped #recovery Thursday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said he expects the US unemployment rate to return to single-digit levels as early as this month and growth in Q-3 should be 20% or more as the economy recovers from the recession triggered by the C-19 coronavirus chaos. “The Key point that I would […]

Mega Caps Back and Fill, Dollar Slides, Gold Charges to Record Highs

Mega Caps Back and Fill, Dollar Slides, Gold Charges to Record Highs

#stocks #gold #silver #dollar #C19coronavirus #China #global #growth #COMEX #VeryBullish $DIA $QQQ $SPY $RUTX $VXX $USO $USD $XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV Moving the Market: Profit taking in mega-caps Thursday, Gold traded near 1,900oz, moving closer to it’s all-time high set nearly 9 yrs ago on concerns about global growth that is driving safe-haven demand. Increasing […]

Next Trump Aid/Relief/Stimulus Focused on Restarting Schools, Jobs, Cutting Payroll Tax

Next Trump Aid/Relief/Stimulus Focused on Restarting Schools, Jobs, Cutting Payroll Tax

#Aid #Relief #Stimulus #Schools #Jobs #Republicans #Money #PayrollTax Monday, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin said the next round of virus relief will center on getting children returning to schools and workers back into jobs. Secretary Mnuchin will have a Key role in negotiating a new aid/relief/stimulus bill with Democrats, spoke at a White House meeting with President […]

Fed’s ‘Tool Box’ is Open if Need Be

Fed’s ‘Tool Box’ is Open if Need Be

#Fed #C19coronavirus #tools #asset #economy #aid #relief #stimulus #data #market #support #liquidity #lockdowns #consumers #uncertainty Fed Vice Chairman Richard Clarida said officials would turn to additional forward guidance and asset purchases if the economy needs more aid. “We have a lot of accommodation in place. There is more that we can do. There is more […]

The Next Aid/Relief/Stimulus Legislation to Include Long-Term Economic Fixes

The Next Aid/Relief/Stimulus Legislation to Include Long-Term Economic Fixes

The next C-19 coronavirus chaos aid/relief/stimulus bill should include long-term measures to help fix the the great American economy. “We need to move from rescue assistance to more long-term economic growth incentives,” Larry Kudlow said in a TV interview Friday. He said the next stimulus package should feature measures that pay Americans more to “work, […]

Seeing “Big Reopening of Economy as Virus Fight Enters Home Stretch”

Seeing “Big Reopening of Economy as Virus Fight Enters Home Stretch”

Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow predicts a “big reopening” for the economy as the current stage in the battle against the C-19 coronavirus chaos enters the “home stretch.” Adding public safety goes “hand in hand” with economic growth. “I believe we will do both,” Mr. Kudlow said in an interview. “I think the President […]

Moderate Congressional Democrats Want Quick Deal on Small-business Coronavirus Aid

Moderate Congressional Democrats Want Quick Deal on Small-business Coronavirus Aid

Friday, 15 moderate Democrats, the Key to their party’s control of the US House of Representatives urge Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to move quickly to replenish a fund to help small businesses hurt by the coronavirus pandemic, with “No Excuses” saying other party priorities can wait. Both Democrats and Republicans did not end the stalemate […]

Fed’s Bullard, “There is a lot of potential for this relief program to be successful”

Fed’s Bullard, “There is a lot of potential for this relief program to be successful”

Sunday, St. Louis Fed President said the $2.2-T economic relief bill approved by Congress was appropriately sized and that a further relief effort may not be needed if support efforts are well executed. “I felt like this one was well-sized for the situation,” St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard said on TV when asked if […]

US Stocks Up, Crude Oil Down

US Stocks Up, Crude Oil Down

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $OIL $USO $VXX DJIA Jumps 700 as Crude Oil Falls Below $20 to 18-Yr Lows US stocks rose Monday as investors look for shares that have become cheap and can withstand the impact to the economy from efforts to stem the spread of the coronavirus. The S&P healthcare sector jumped 4.67% on the […]

MPA says President Trump’s Virus Aid Package Provides “Critical Relief”

MPA says President Trump’s Virus Aid Package Provides “Critical Relief”

The $2.2-T package is a much-needed lifeline for the shuttered movie business. As movie theaters across the United States remain dark, movie productions stay shuttered and thousands find themselves out of work for the near future, the Motion Picture Association (MPA) welcomed the passage of federal aid Friday, hoping to bring urgently needed relief to […]

The Common Causes of Back Pain

The Common Causes of Back Pain

Overuse and misuse of the muscles supporting your spine, poor muscle strength and inappropriate posture while sitting, standing and walking are also reasons why you may suffer from lower back pain. Unexplained low back pain is very common, affecting about 80% of adults at some point during their lifetimes. In the last 3 months, more […]

Over the Counter Pain Relief, Pay Attention to the Dosage Instructions

Over the Counter Pain Relief, Pay Attention to the Dosage Instructions

Fully, 33% of Americans suffer needlessly from pain,” Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, author of “Real Cause, Real Cure,” tells us. “Statistics show that roughly 8 out of 10 of us routinely reach for OTC pain pills to relieve headaches, backaches, sore muscles, fevers, and colds. But these so-called safe medications also account for serious gastrointestinal distress, […]

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 […]

Lollipops For Allergy Relief

Lollipops For Allergy Relief

Cliff Han, Ph.D., founder of Knoze Jr Corp and inventor of AllerPops, is pleased to announce that the first quarter of 2019 has shown ten times more sales than seen during a similar time frame in 2018. In March of 2018, Knoze Jr Corp recorded just a slight increase in sales of their allergy relief product, […]

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 […]

Massage Therapy for Pain Relief

Massage Therapy for Pain Relief

FLASH: Pain is a common problem, so much so, deaths from opioid addiction are at an all-time high, killing an estimated 47,600 Americans in Y 2017. As of June 2017, opioids became the leading cause of death among Americans under the age of 50. Notably, massage is just one of many alternative pain treatments that can […]

Monday’s Trade Relief Rally Saw Profit Taking Tuesday

Monday’s Trade Relief Rally Saw Profit Taking Tuesday

Monday’s Trade Relief Rally Saw Profit Taking Tuesday $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The S&P 500 fell 3.2% Tuesday on some concern on future economic growth, which was signaled by the drop in US Treasury yields. A technical test and breach of the S&P 500’s 200-Day MA at 2762.32 contributed to the selling. Monday’s trade-relief […]

California Wildfires Rage, 31 Known Dead, Over 200 Still Missing and Unaccounted For

California Wildfires Rage, 31 Known Dead, Over 200 Still Missing and Unaccounted For

California Wildfires Rage, 31 Known Dead, Over 200 Still Missing and Unaccounted For Relatives desperately searched shelters for missing loved ones Sunday, as crews searching the smoking ruins of Paradise and outlying areas found 6 more bodies, raising the death toll to 31, matching the deadliest wildfire in California history. Wildfires continued to rage on […]

As Turkey’s Economy and Lira Dive, Erdogan ‘Pleads’ for Relief

As Turkey’s Economy and Lira Dive, Erdogan ‘Pleads’ for Relief

As Turkey’s Economy and Lira Dive, Erdogan ‘Pleads’ for Relief Saturday, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said it was wrong of the United States to try to bring Turkey into line with threats, a day after President Donald Trump 2X’d tariffs on Turkish metal imports as the row esclated. The 2 governments have been at odds […]

US Rejects European Plea for Exemptions From Iran Sanctions

US Rejects European Plea for Exemptions From Iran Sanctions

US Rejects European Plea for Exemptions From Iran Sanctions The Trump Administration has refused wide-ranging protections for European companies operating in Iran, rejecting appeals from Britain, France and Germany for exemptions from sanctions on the Tehran regime. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin wrote, in response to a 4 June letter […]

Update: The Legal Status of CBD in the US

Update: The Legal Status of CBD in the US

Update: The Legal Status of CBD in the US $GWPH CBD is the nonpsychoactive component of cannabis and hemp. Unlike the THC in cannabis, CBD does not induce a high, but has many clinical benefits, including the control of seizures and pain Federal drug laws stipulate cannabis is an illegal Class 1 narcotic In states […]

Studies Support Mind-Body Connection to Relieve Pain

Studies Support Mind-Body Connection to Relieve Pain

Studies Support Mind-Body Connection to Relieve Pain Be fully aware of the addictive potential of opioid drugs, and seriously weigh your need for a narcotic pain killer. While many pain experts disagree recent research supports the idea that pain, in many cases, has psychological underpinnings. A study published last year found emotion awareness and expression therapy […]

Democratic Lawmakers Align with President Trump on Key Issues

Democratic Lawmakers Align with President Trump on Key Issues

Democratic Lawmakers Align with President Trump on Key Issues President Donald Trump and Democrats align on adding a 3-month extension of the US debt limit and government spending to a hurricane-relief bill over the arguments of fellow Republicans, who pressed for a longer debt extension. Wednesday, President Trump, after meeting with Congressional leaders at the […]

Medical Marijuana and the Opioid Epidemic

Medical Marijuana and the Opioid Epidemic

Medical Marijuana and the Opioid Epidemic In Y 2014, more people died from drug overdoses than in any other year on record. Over 60% of these deaths involved opioids. These powerful medications are often prescribed to people for chronic pain relief, although they often fail to provide relief. Where they do excel is in causing […]

The Mystery of Acupuncture’s Beneficial Effects

The Mystery of Acupuncture’s Beneficial Effects

The Mystery of Acupuncture’s Beneficial Effects Million of people in America receive acupuncture annually, and growing. There are a variety of acupuncture techniques, those mostly used in the US incorporate traditions from China, Japan and Korea and involve penetrating the skin with a thin needle at certain points on the body. The needle is then […]

The Cycle Opioid of Addiction

The Cycle Opioid of Addiction

The Cycle Opioid of Addiction Sadly, legendary musician Prince appears to be yet another victim of the opioid epidemic. OxyContin became a blockbuster drug mainly through misleading claims, claims Purdue Pharma knew were false from the very beginning. The basic promise was that it provided pain relief for a full 12 hours, 2X as long […]

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) May Dull Happiness

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) May Dull Happiness

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) May Dull Happiness $JNJ Acetaminophen’s apparent dulling effect on peoples emotional responses might work for better or for worse, watering down not only negative emotions but also positive ones. Tylenol is a product of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Researchers showed emotional photos to college students who had either taken a 1,000-mg dose of […]