See a 10% Rally in Stocks On a Trade Deal with China

See a 10% Rally in Stocks On a Trade Deal with China

See a 10% Rally in Stocks On a Trade Deal with China $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX A positive US-China statement or a tariff pause are rising possibilities China’s Bear market is driving the settlement agreement. Investors pained by the pullback in stocks are looking toward this month’s G-20 Summit for a breakthrough on trade. […]

Banks Will Feel Pain Once Crude Oil Price Fall Below $50 bbl

Banks Will Feel Pain Once Crude Oil Price Fall Below $50 bbl

Banks Will Feel Pain Once Crude Oil Price Fall Below $50 bbl $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $USO, $VXX The S&P 500 gained 1.1% Thursday to snap a 5-session losing streak. US-China trade optimism and strength from tech stocks, Banks can handle the energy-linked loans they have  extended just as long as Crude Oil prices don’t drop […]

Next Round of US China Tariffs on Hold Pending Settlement Talks at the G-20

Next Round of US China Tariffs on Hold Pending Settlement Talks at the G-20

Next Round of US China Tariffs on Hold Pending Settlement Talks at the G-20 $SPY China and the US are trying to reach a trade truce ahead of the G-20 meeting US stock rally on the news. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has told some industry executives that another round of tariffs on Chinese imports […]

US China Trade Talks Back On

US China Trade Talks Back On

US China Trade Talks Back On President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser said Tuesday that the United States was talking again with China on trade, calling it a “very positive” development. “Right now we’re having communications at all levels of the US and Chinese governments,” National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said in a TV […]

The Strong US Economy Continues to Grow

The Strong US Economy Continues to Grow

The Strong US Economy is Continues to Grow The strong US economy is continuing to grow at a 2.9% annualized rate in Q-4, following the latest economic data, the Atlanta Federal Reserve’s GDPNow forecast model showed on Friday. This was unchanged from the pace for Q-4 GDP Atlanta Fed’s GDP program calculated on  2 November. The nowcast […]

Invading Migrant Caravan Pushes Toward Mexico’s City

Invading Migrant Caravan Pushes Toward Mexico’s City

Invading Migrant Caravan Pushes Toward Mexico’s City 1000’s of exhausted migrants from the Central American caravan trudged along highways Monday toward Mexico City, where officials prepared a sports stadium to accommodate them as they try to reach the US border still 600 miles away. The 1st wave of more than 500 migrants spent Sunday night on […]

President Trump, “Our Military Will Use Force if Migrants Resort to Violence”

President Trump, “Our Military Will Use Force if Migrants Resort to Violence”

President Trump, “Our Military Will Use Force if Migrants Resort to Violence” Friday, US resident Donald Trump said the military will respond with force to anyone in the invading migrant caravans who attacks soldiers with rocks or other objects. At least 5,000 members of the regular US military, and as many as 15,000, are being dispatched to America’s southern border […]

President’s Trump, Xi Talk, Align, Trade Outlook Positive

President’s Trump, Xi Talk, Align, Trade Outlook Positive

President’s Trump, Xi Talk, Align, Trade Outlook Positive US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping both expressed optimism Thursday about resolving their trade disputes ahead of a meeting planned at the end of November in Argentina. President Trump said in a Tweet that trade discussions with China were “moving along nicely” and that he planned […]

Presidents Trump and Xi Set to Meet at G-20 in Argentina on Trade Issues

Presidents Trump and Xi Set to Meet at G-20 in Argentina on Trade Issues

Presidents Trump and Xi Set to Meet at G-20 in Argentina on Trade Issues US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet at the Group of 20 nations Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina to discuss the trade dispute between the two countries in late November. White House economic advisor, Larry Kudlow, told […]

President Trump: “Migrant Caravans a National Emergency”

President Trump: “Migrant Caravans a National Emergency”

President Trump: “Migrant Caravans a National Emergency” US President Donald Trump Monday, declaring a massive caravan of immigrants heading to the US border as a national emergency, said the US will cut off or reduce the “massive foreign aid” given to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador after they did not stop the migrants’ trip north. “I […]

F1: US Grand Prix 2018, Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen Wins Spectacular Race

F1: US Grand Prix 2018, Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen Wins Spectacular Race

F1: US Grand Prix 2018, Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen Wins Spectacular Race $RACE Sunday, under a bright Texas Sun Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) kept its title hopes alive at USA Grand Prix, as Kimi Raikkonen won the race and Sebastian Vettel finished in 4th place to stop Lewis Hamilton and MercedesAMG from claiming the championships. Mr. Hamilton appeared to be on […]

US Stocks Test on Fed Rates and Global Growth Concerns

US Stocks Test on Fed Rates and Global Growth Concerns

US Stocks Test on Fed Rates and Global Growth Concerns $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The S&P 500 index closed just above its 200-Day MA, a Key indicator of long-term price trends. US stocks opened lower as Chinese stocks fell overnight, sparking concerns about the impact of trade tensions on China’s economy. Plus, concerns mounted […]

Canada is the World’s Largest Legal Marijuana Marketplace

Canada is the World’s Largest Legal Marijuana Marketplace

Canada is the World’s Largest Legal Marijuana Marketplace Canada is now the largest country in the world with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in Newfoundland. There is more good news for the Schedule 1 drug’s aficionados: Hours before a handful of retail outlets opened in the country’s easternmost province a […]

US Homebuilder Sentiment Up On Solid Demand

US Homebuilder Sentiment Up On Solid Demand

US Homebuilder Sentiment Up On Solid Demand October’s pickup in sentiment across the 3 sub-indexes and all 4 regions indicates the market for newly-built homes Confidence among America’s homebuilders unexpectedly rose in October, registering the 1st gainer in 5 months amid falling lumber prices and solid demand, according to a report Tuesday from the National […]

China’s Q-3 GDP Growth Lowest Since the ‘Great Recession’

China’s Q-3 GDP Growth Lowest Since the ‘Great Recession’

China’s Q-3 GDP Growth Lowest Since the ‘Great Recession’ An official survey confirmed that manufacturers were coming under stress. At this week’s end, global investors and policy makers will likely be given a cold hard reminder of the costs of the US-China trade dispute, with a Reuters poll predicting that China’s Q-3 growth will slow […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Team Will Be Challenged in the Final 4 Races This Season

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Team Will Be Challenged in the Final 4 Races This Season

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Team Will Be Challenged in the Final 4 Races This Season $RACE Ferrari will attempt the impossible in final 2018 races Ferrari F1 Team boss Maurizio Arrivabene says the team will not give up on its 2018 championship hopes while mathematically still in the hunt. Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari’s mistakes at the […]

Emerging Market Stocks’ Dive to 17 Month Lows

Emerging Market Stocks’ Dive to 17 Month Lows

Emerging Market Stocks’ Dive to 17 Month Lows Emerging market asset prices have been hit hard this year. The deep dive  in emerging market stocks YTD is attracting some US fund managers who think they may find long-term bargains in the sell-off. Portfolio managers have been adding emerging markets stocks to their portfolios in the […]

The Top 5 US Beaches

The Top 5 US Beaches

The Top 5 US Beaches Whether you want to snorkel in crystal-clear coves, surf the biggest breaks in the US, or walk along a rocky shore, there is a super US beach for you. But with so many options, where should you begin? Dr. Beach, aka Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, professor and director of the Laboratory […]

“Enormous Confidence” Driving US Economic Growth

“Enormous Confidence” Driving US Economic Growth

“Enormous Confidence” Driving US Economic Growth “President Trump is a growth guy and he has launched a boom that nobody thought possible.” The National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow says “enormous confidence” just one of the many factors driving robust economic growth, which he does not expect to stop anytime soon. “I’ll start with the […]

The Highest Rated Burgers in the US, 1 Thru 5

The Highest Rated Burgers in the US, 1 Thru 5

The Highest Rated Burgers in the US, 1 Thru 5 There’s nothing as satisfying as a perfectly cooked, juicy hamburger.  Add some cheese, bacon, onion, pickles and any other toppings your little heart desires and you’re bound to have dreams about such deliciousness. The Big Q: So just where can you find these unreal, the-stuff-that-dreams-are-made-of burger […]

US Lighthouses, Coast to Coast

US Lighthouses, Coast to Coast

US Lighthouses, Coast to Coast Lighthouses have  inspired poets, wanderers and seafarers. A lighthouse perched on a cliff, alone, shining a light out to Sea. Whether you are a fan of historic structures or just love the isolation of these cliff-side buildings, there are a good number of lighthouses strategically located along America’s shoreline. So, […]

Iran is the US’ “Biggest Issue We Have Right Now”

Iran is the US’ “Biggest Issue We Have Right Now”

Iran is the US’ “Biggest Issue We Have Right Now” Americans need to be worried about Iran, as the country is the “biggest issue we have right now,” United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley said Wednesday. “They are very involved, whether it’s Lebanon or Yemen,” she said Wednesday on TV. “They are constantly in the middle […]

The Trump Economy: Consumer Confidence Rises 18-Year High

The Trump Economy: Consumer Confidence Rises 18-Year High

The Trump Economy: Consumer Confidence Rises 18-Year High US consumer confidence rose to an 18-year high in September as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, pointing to sustained strength in the economy despite an increasingly bitter trade dispute between the US and China. While other data Tuesday showed a moderation in house price […]

President Trump Announces New US-SKorea Free Trade Agreement

President Trump Announces New US-SKorea Free Trade Agreement

President Trump Announces New US-SKorea Free Trade Agreement Monday, US President Donald Trump announced a  new free trade agreement between the United States and South Korea that he said will be mutually beneficial. Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met at the United Nations, where many world leaders are gathering this week for the […]

Aurora Cannabis Plans US Stock Listing in October

Aurora Cannabis Plans US Stock Listing in October

Aurora Cannabis Plans US Stock Listing in October $ACBFF, $TLRY, $KO, $SZT Canada’s Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ABC) said Thursday it planned a US listing of its shares in October, as it looks to cash in on strong investor appetite for marijuana producers. Interest has boomed in Canada’s marijuana companies ahead of legalization of recreational cannabis […]

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 […]

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 […]

John Kerry ‘Actively Undermining’ US Policy on Iran

John Kerry ‘Actively Undermining’ US Policy on Iran

John Kerry ‘Actively Undermining’ US Policy on Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is unloading on his Obama-era predecessor John Kerry for “actively undermining” US policy on Iran by meeting several times recently with the Iranian foreign minister, who was his main interlocutor in the Iran nuclear deal negotiations. Friday, in blunt and caustic language, […]

Gold Dips on News of Resumed US-China Trade Talks

Gold Dips on News of Resumed US-China Trade Talks

Gold Dips on News of Resumed US-China Trade Talks $GLD, $SLV, $USD Gold pared gains as China became a focus point again The possible progress in the trade dispute pressured the USD. Gold prices dipped Thursday as investors purchased riskier assets instead of seeking a safe-haven in gold, on news a new round of US-China […]

Economist are Bullish on Global Growth

Economist are Bullish on Global Growth

Economist are Bullish on Global Growth $SPY, $MME=F, $GS,$JPM, $C, $BAC, $DB Wall Street economists are sticking with their forecasts for the global economy to enjoy its strongest growth since the start of the decade even as emerging markets wobble and trade disputes escalate. The Big Q: The reason? The Bit A: The US is […]

US Weekly Jobless Claims Drop to 49-yr Lows

US Weekly Jobless Claims Drop to 49-yr Lows

US Weekly Jobless Claims Drop to 49-yr Lows The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, hitting its lowest level in 49 yrs and pointing to robust labor market conditions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 204,000 for the week ended 8 September, the lowest […]

Forex: Optimism Ahead of US-China Trade Talks Cap USD, Support RMB Yuan

Forex: Optimism Ahead of US-China Trade Talks Cap USD, Support RMB Yuan

Forex: Optimism Ahead of US-China Trade Talks Cap USD, Support RMB Yuan $USD/CNY In New York Wednesday US Dollar (.DXY) Index finished down 0.5% at 94.75, approaching its August low (94.43). The Buck saw some slight strength in overnight trade, but a slide to lows took place after the release of a cooler than expected […]

US Household Incomes Rise for 3rd Year Running

US Household Incomes Rise for 3rd Year Running

US Household Incomes Rise for 3rd Year Running The median US household income rose for a 3rd year running in Y 2017 and the poverty rate declined further, government data showed on Wednesday. The Census Bureau says incomes for a typical household, adjusted for inflation, rose 1.8%, from $60,309 in Y 2016 to $61,372. The Census Bureau […]

Forex: USD Fell on Canada’s Alignment with President Trump on Trade

Forex: USD Fell on Canada’s Alignment with President Trump on Trade

Forex: USD Fell on Canada’s Alignment with President Trump on Trade $USD/CAD The US fell Wednesday in Asia as sources said Canada was ready to make a concession to the United States to resolve their talks over reworking the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). US Dollar (.DXY) Index finished littl changed at 95.19, looking to […]

Big-Name Investors Dabble in Marijuana Stocks

Big-Name Investors Dabble in Marijuana Stocks

Big-Name Investors Dabble in Marijuana Stocks $MJ, $DEO, $STZ Shares of marijuana companies are beginning to attract a few big-name investors. Billionaire Leon Cooperman, 75 anni, chimed in on a recent earnings call for Green Thumb Industries, a Chicago-based grower and seller of medicinal cannabis that recently went public in Canada. The iconic hedge fund […]

President Trump’s Mexico Trade Deal a Look at the Future

President Trump’s Mexico Trade Deal a Look at the Future

President Trump’s Mexico Trade Deal a Look at the Future President Donald Trump has sidestepped conventional processes, protocols and procedures in trade negociations Last Monday, the US reached a preliminary trade agreement with Mexico that addresses several American grievances. A similar deal with Canada may also to be on track. These breakthroughs, combined with an easing […]

President Trump, “Canada Will be Out’ of Trade Deal Unless It’s ‘Fair'”

President Trump, “Canada Will be Out’ of Trade Deal Unless It’s ‘Fair

President Trump, “Canada Will be Out’ of Trade Deal Unless It’s ‘Fair’” Saturday, US President Donald Trump warned Canada that it “will be out” of a revised North American trade agreement unless it’s “fair” to the United States, and he threatened to scrap the current deal should Congress “interfere” with the negotiations. “There is no […]

Atlanta Fed’s Q-3 GDP Estimate at 4.1%

Atlanta Fed’s Q-3 GDP Estimate at 4.1%

Atlanta Fed’s Q-3 GDP Estimate at 4.1% The US economy is expanding at a 4.1% annualized rate in Q-3, the Atlanta Federal Reserve’s latest GDPNow forecast model showed, following the release of the advanced economic indicators from the US Census earlier this week. This was slower than the 4.6% GDP growth pace calculated by the […]

US Investors Buying an ETF that Tracks the Canadian Marijuana Industry

US Investors Buying an ETF that Tracks the Canadian Marijuana Industry

US Investors Buying an ETF that Tracks the Canadian Marijuana Industry $MJ, $DEO, $STZ US investors are buying into an ETF (exchange-traded fund) that tracks the Canadian marijuana industry as the country moves toward legalization and liquor producers show growing interest in selling marijuana. The US-listed $436-M ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF, (ticker MJ), has taken […]

President Trump Announces the United States-Mexico Trade Agreement

President Trump Announces the United States-Mexico Trade Agreement

President Trump Announces the United States-Mexico Trade Agreement The Trump Administration and Mexico have reached a preliminary accord to end the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and replace it with a deal that the administration says is more favorable to the United States. US President Donald Trump, in announcing the tentative agreement Monday at […]

US and Mexico’s Trade Negotiators Just “hours” Away From a Deal

US and Mexico’s Trade Negotiators Just “hours” Away From a Deal

US and Mexico’s Trade Negotiators Just “hours” Away From a Deal US and Mexican trade negotiators are “hours” away from squaring away bi-lateral differences on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) a Top Mexican official said Sunday. Canada on hold for a bit. Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo told reporters that work with Canada, […]

President Putin Talks ‘Tough’ to German Chancellor

President Putin Talks ‘Tough’ to German Chancellor

President Putin Talks ‘Tough’ to German Chancellor Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, as well as Iran and a nat gas pipeline project during tough talks outside Berlin that ended with no clear-cut progress. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters no agreements were reached, but […]

The Chinese Economy “looks terrible, it is collapsing”

The Chinese Economy “looks terrible, it is collapsing”

The Chinese Economy “looks terrible, it is collapsing” $USDCNY President Trump’s economic adviser Larry Kudlow says the Chinese economy “looks terrible.” Asked by President Donald Trump to assess China’s prospects this week at a cabinet meeting,Mr.  Kudlow declared that “their economy is just heading South,” citing “the latest batch of numbers” from China’s markets. “I’m not a […]

China and the Moral Dilemma at Google

China and the Moral Dilemma at Google

China and the Moral Dilemma at Google Will politics beat shareholders interests? Google workers’ outrage over the notion of censoring searches to appease Chinese officials highlights the dilemma US tech companies face in accessing the lucrative market. Using technology to make the world better is a well-worn mantra in Silicon Valley, preached so strongly by […]

US Sanctions 3 Shipping Firms Over NKorea Strategic Trade

US Sanctions 3 Shipping Firms Over NKorea Strategic Trade

US Sanctions 3 Shipping Firms Over NKorea Strategic Trade Wednesday, The Trump Administration imposed additional sanctions on 3 foreign companies the US Treasury Department sayd are helping NKorea with illicit shipments of goods to fund its nuclear program. The US Treasury Department said it was taking action against the companies, which are based in China, […]

Millennials May Not Buy Homes

Millennials May Not Buy Homes

Millennials’ perceived value in buying a home dropped below 50 percent, down significantly from post-Brexit high, according to the latest ValueInsured quarterly Modern Homebuyer Survey: In the third quarter of 2018, 48 percent of all millennials believe buying a home in America today is a good investment; this is a record low, down from 54 […]

FX: Sterling (GBP) Traders Focused on BREXIT Outcome

FX: Sterling (GBP) Traders Focused on BREXIT Outcome

FX: Sterling (GBP) Traders Focused on BREXIT Outcome GBP/USD: -0.32% to 1.2721, Tuesday’s action is the 9th consecutive decliner for the GBP Having sunk to 13-month lows, the Pound Sterling could fall by up to another 10% in the coming months should Britain crash out of the EU without a deal on future trade ties, […]

Turkey’s Erdogan Talks Tough Publicly, Diplomats Talks Behind the Scenes

Turkey’s Erdogan Talks Tough Publicly, Diplomats Talks Behind the Scenes

Turkey’s Erdogan Talks Tough Publicly, Diplomats Talks Behind the Scenes Tuesday, Turkey’s President appeared to escalate a dispute with the United States that has helped foment a Turkish currency crisis, declaring that his country will boycott US-made electronic goods. Behind the scenes diplomats resumed formal talks to ease tensions. Addressing a conference of his ruling […]

US Trade Dust-up Causes Rift in Chinese Leadership

US Trade Dust-up Causes Rift in Chinese Leadership

US Trade Dust-up Causes Rift in Chinese Leadership A growing trade dispute with the US is reported to be causing rifts within China’s Communist Party, with some critics saying that an overly nationalistic Chinese stance may have hardened the US position. President Xi Jinping still has a firm grip on power, but an unusual surge […]

“Anyone doing business with Iran will NOT be doing business with the United States.”

“Anyone doing business with Iran will NOT be doing business with the United States.”

“Anyone doing business with Iran will NOT be doing business with the United States.” The 1st stiff set of US sanctions against Iran that had been eased under the landmark nuclear accord went back into effect at Midnight Tuesday under an executive order signed by President Donald Trump, targeting financial transactions that involve USDs, Iran’s automotive […]

Some Companies that ‘Inverted’ to Return US for the Trump Tax Cuts

Some Companies that ‘Inverted’ to Return US for the Trump Tax Cuts

Some Companies that ‘Inverted’ to Return US for the Trump Tax Cuts Some of the US companies that moved offshore in a wave of inversion deals are now considering returning to the United States now that domestic tax rates are lower and tax policing is tougher abroad, attorneys and consultants said. Some clients have asked […]

Russia Sells US Treasuries, Buys Gold

Russia Sells US Treasuries, Buys Gold

Russia Sells US Treasuries, Buys Gold $GLD Russia is buying Gold, and selling its US Treasuries to avoid “political blackmail,” according to a precious metals market analyst. “This is also a kind of political declaration, stating that countries which have too many dollars can become the object of political blackmail,” the expert, Munich-based Dimitri Speck […]

Individual Investors in US View Bitcoin as Risky 

Individual Investors in US View Bitcoin as Risky 

Individual Investors in US View Bitcoin as Risky $BTCUSD A recent poll reveals that Bitcoin and cryptocurrency are viewed with suspicion by most US individual investors, with only 2% of them holding Bitcoin and another 75% of them describing bitcoin as “very risky.” Conducted by Gallup and Wells Fargo, the poll surveyed nearly 2,000 American investors with […]

US-Taliban Talks Send ‘Very Positive Signals’

US-Taliban Talks Send ‘Very Positive Signals’

US-Taliban Talks Send ‘Very Positive Signals’ A meeting between a senior US diplomat and Taliban representatives in Doha last week to discuss a possible ceasefire ended with “very positive signals” and a decision to hold more meetings. The meeting between a delegation led by Alice Wells, deputy assistant secretary in the State Department’s Bureau of […]

China Back at the US Trade Negotiations Table

China Back at the US Trade Negotiations Table

China Back at the US Trade Negotiations Table $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The US and China are working  restart talks to avert trade war between the world’s 2 largest economies. Representatives of US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He are having private conversations as they look for ways to reengage […]

President Trump Hails the “Amazing” 4.1% Q-2 Economic Growth Rate

President Trump Hails the “Amazing” 4.1% Q-2 Economic Growth Rate

President Trump Hails the “Amazing” 4.1% Q-2 Economic Growth Rate “the President’s policies are working,and not just on the top line, but in the details” Friday from the White House, US President Donald Trump hailed the “amazing” 4.1% Q-2 GDP rate, as the fastest pace since Y 2014, as proof that “we’ve accomplished an economic […]

BREXIT: UK want US Deal

BREXIT: UK want US Deal

BREXIT: UK want US Deal As the British government prepares to finalize its withdrawal from the European Union and create new trade agreements, 64 percent of British voters and 67 percent of American voters support a strong, bilateral trade agreement between the two countries, according to a YouGov poll commissioned by Washington-based FP1 Strategies and […]

US Economy Not Harmed by President Trump’s International Trade Dust-ups

US Economy Not Harmed by President Trump’s International Trade Dust-ups

US Economy Not Harmed by President Trump’s International Trade Dust-ups Shayne and I expect China to align with the US’s sloution, as it cannot afford not to. Saturday, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that the overall US economy has not been harmed by the trade battles set off by President Donald Trump’s get-tough policies, […]

Now Russian Prosecutors Want to Question US Intel Agents

Now Russian Prosecutors Want to Question US Intel Agents

Now Russian Prosecutors Want to Question US Intel Agents Russian prosecutors are pushing to question US intelligence agents and a former US Ambassador to Moscow in their investigation of an influential foe of Vladimir Putin. The general prosecutor’s office made the announcement Tuesday in the wake of President Putin’s Summit Monday with US President Donald […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Display Wow’d at Goodwood Festival

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Display Wow’d at Goodwood Festival

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Display Wow’d at Goodwood Festival $RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) display at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed (FoS) showcased the Maranello outfit’s brand horsepower. Making their UK debut at this world-famous event were the 488 Pista, Portofino, 812 Superfast and FXX K Evo. And putting the 599XX, FXX and FXX K Evo through their track paces were The Scuderia’s GT […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX This week it is President Trump and President Putin’s Summit in Helsinki Finland, but there is a lot to move markets during this week. President Donald Trump meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki Monday, and that is the main event this week. But earnings […]

China’s Trade Grows in June Despite Dust-up with US

China’s Trade Grows in June Despite Dust-up with US

China’s Trade Grows in June Despite Dust-up with US $ZTCOF ZTE Corp (OTCMKT:ZTCOF), China’s 2nd-largest telecommunications equipment maker to resume business. China’s trade grew by 2X digits in June despite mounting tensions with the US but the government warned it will face “rising instabilities and uncertainties.” Customs data Friday showed exports rose 11.3% over a […]

President Trump: “NATO Stronger Now Than it Was 2 Days Ago”

President Trump: “NATO Stronger Now Than it Was 2 Days Ago”

President Trump: “NATO Stronger Now Than it Was 2 Days Ago” Thursday, US President Donald Trump that the United States’ commitment to NATO “remains very strong” after a summit in Brussels at which he said allies had made unprecedented commitments to increase spending on their own defense. “NATO is much stronger now than it was […]

The US Will Soon Be the World’s #1 Crude Oil Producer

The US Will Soon Be the World’s #1 Crude Oil Producer

The US Will Soon Be the World’s #1 Crude Oil Producer $USO The EIA sees Crude Oil production climbing next year even with transportation bottlenecks in the country’s most prolific tight (shale) oil play. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) sees US Crude Oil output averaging 11.8-M BPD in Y 2019, up from its 11.76-M BPD […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX Looking at the major US stock market action as President Trump  bears down hard on trade issues, focuses on SCOTUS pick, teeing up NATO demands and the Putin Summit. The market will tell us now if the Key moves Thursday and Friday on moderate volume will hold […]

The Trump Impact: NATO Allies are Hiking Defense Spending

The Trump Impact: NATO Allies are Hiking Defense Spending

The Trump Impact: NATO Allies are Hiking Defense Spending Sunday, US NATO Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison praised President Donald Trump for “making an impact,” and is the 1st in 3 administrations to get allies to hike their defense spending. In an interview Sunday, Amb. Hutchinson remarked “I’ve worked for 3 presidents, all of whom have […]

US Heat Wave Has Power Use at Very High Levels

US Heat Wave Has Power Use at Very High Levels

US Heat Wave Has Power Use at Very High Levels The heat wave roasting the US East Coast may have slow US stock trading and foiling July 4 road trips. But it’s the best friend of power market Bulls. Electricity demand across the eastern power market run by PJM Interconnection LLC reached 144,557 megawatts in […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX Looking at the major US stock market action as President Trump  continues coming down hard on trade issues, and NATO next. Over the past few weeks we have a lot of pundit chatter about a market top, and stocks sold into the test during that frame. Notably, new […]

The Trump Effect: Iran’s Leaders Struggling to Defend Economy From US Sanctions

The Trump Effect: Iran’s Leaders Struggling to Defend Economy From US Sanctions

The Trump Effect: Iran’s Leaders Struggling to Defend Economy From US Sanctions $OIL Iran is looking to ways to keep exporting Crude Oil and other measures to counter US economic sanctions. Since last month, when US President Donald Trump pulled out of the nuclear which lifted most sanctions in Y 2015, Iran’s rial has dropped […]

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