In the US Employers and Others Cannot Mandate Taking COVID-19 ‘Vaccine’

In the US Employers and Others Cannot Mandate Taking COVID-19 ‘Vaccine’

#vaccine #COVID19 #federal #law #voluntary “The US federal law is clear, the COVID-19 ‘vaccine’ is voluntary” — Paul Ebeling Despite what some vaccine law experts are saying, for now no 1, including employers, can force a anyone to take the COVID-19 vaccine. This is because the current ‘vaccines’ being used in the US have not […]

Saudi Arabia, as a Nation Dismisses Mr. Biden’s Intel as ‘Fake’

Saudi Arabia, as a Nation Dismisses Mr. Biden’s Intel as ‘Fake’

#SaudiArabia #Biden #intel $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Mr. Biden’s administration will soon realize that the complex issues of the region will not find a solution, except through a new and exceptional agreement with its partners in the region that holds Iran accountable. Saudi Arabia, 1 of America’s closest Arab allies officially dismissed what it […]

The World is Set for a Strong Economic Recovery

The World is Set for a Strong Economic Recovery

#economic #recovery #VirusCasedemic #Japan #machine #tools $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Japan’s exports accelerated in January, led by a rise in Chinese demand, and manufacturers’ sentiment turned positive for the 1st time since Y 2019 signaling a recovery from last year’s VirusCasedemic deep dive. Core machinery orders, a Key leading indicator of capital spending, rose […]

Flying By Private Jet

Flying By Private Jet

#luxury #travel #privat #jet Across the board, whether the private aviation companies service international markets or specialize in domestic flights, US private jet travelers most often fly within the 50 states or to nearby international destinations in search of warmer weather. COVID-related travel restrictions are influencing the data these stats are not far off from prior yrs, because […]

America’s Economy is Resilient and Amazing, it Needs No Wasteful Stimulus

America’s Economy is Resilient and Amazing, it Needs No Wasteful Stimulus

#US #Economy #Stimulus $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “What we are hearing from the MSM that the US economy is in dire straits is simply not true“– Paul Ebeling The American economy is amazingly resilient and does not need aid/relief/stimulus bailouts despite blue state and big city lockdowns. What it needs is to eradicate the […]

Travel: Feeling Stuck, Try These Foreign-feeling US Destinations

Travel: Feeling Stuck, Try These Foreign-feeling US Destinations

#travel #US #destinations #getaway With the international travel ban barring Americans from visiting many of their favorite overseas destinations, travelers are feeling stuck. But some US destinations have a foreign feel and you can go now. Below is a list of US getaways that feel a bit like European cities. Charleston, South Carolina  In its beginnings, Charleston had […]

Americans must Pay Attention and Question Mr. Biden’s Acts

Americans must Pay Attention and Question Mr. Biden’s Acts

#Americans #Attention #Question #Biden #Acts #Why The Big Why Qs about Mr. Biden’s acts are coming to the frontline and fast. Why? Because The People have fond memories of what happened over the last 4 yrs. They know how the economy skyrocketed because of President Trump’s policies, how he removing all of the burdensome regulations, […]

China is Much More Confident Now

China is Much More Confident Now

#China #US #confident Mr. Biden now faces a very confident and determined Chinese leadership that could be further emboldened by his domestic troubles. But, will produce investment opportunities in the ‘middle kingdom‘. All of the chaos in the US gives China’s ruling Communist Party a boost as it pursues its long-running quest for national rejuvenation […]

Mr. Biden’s Aid/Relief/Stimulus’ and the Global Financial Markets

Mr. Biden’s Aid/Relief/Stimulus’ and the Global Financial Markets

#aid/relief/stimulus #Biden #financial #markets $CU $CAT $DE $OIL Investors have been ‘jolted‘ into overhauling their portfolios in anticipation of the promised Biden aid/relief/stimulus $1.9-T plan. Prices of commodities used in infrastructure projects, like copper, and shares in machinery manufacturers such as John Deere (NYSE:DE) and Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) have advanced. Global crude oil (OIL) prices tapped $55bbl […]

International Travel: Negative COVID Test Will Be Required to Enter US

International Travel: Negative COVID Test Will Be Required to Enter US

#International #Travel #COVID19 #test A new federal policy that begins on 26 January 2021, will require all persons headed to the US from international airports to show proof that they are negative for COVID-19 within 3 days before boarding. Dr. Robert R. Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is expected […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report, All Buys

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report, All Buys

#stocks #bullish #buys #analysts #research #WallStreet $ACIA $AFL $COP $OXY $WFC These are all Buys if you can manage the risk. Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. These reports cover stocks to buy if you can manage the risk. Below are our Buys for Wednesday, 13 January, as follows Acacia Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIA) was resumed in […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

#PaulEbeling #WallStreet  $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $SOX $VXX “The Bulls are still running, despite the chaos” — Paul Ebeling Last Week’s Action Stocks ran higher, and the NAS Comp and PHLX Semiconductor Sector (SOX) led the run North The financial market is ignoring any and all bad news and is focused on more stimulus in Y 2021. With some caveats, […]

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report, All Buys

Wall Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Report, All Buys

#stocks #bullish #buys #analysts #research #WallStreet $ABNB $CRWD $DDOG $ZG These are all Buys if you can manage the risk. Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of Wall Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. These reports cover stocks to buy if you can manage the risk. Below are our Buys for Tuesday, 12 January, as follows: Airbnb Inc. (NASDAQ:ABNB) was started with a […]

2021, a Year of Opportunity

2021, a Year of Opportunity

#investmet #opportunity Y 2020 was a year that nobody planned, including analysts, traders, bankers and investors, many of whom were caught off-guard by not having properly diversified portfolios, which left them open to major financial risks. Now, looking ahead to Y 2021, investment headwinds may exceed the tailwinds but, there are more major investment opportunities […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, the Santa Claus Rally to Extend

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, the Santa Claus Rally to Extend

#PaulEbeling #WallStreet #SantaClaus #Rally $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $SOX $VXX “The Bulls will drive the Santa Claus Rally in to the New Year” — Paul Ebeling Last Week’s Action Again the US economic data came in strong, the benchmark indexes finished on the highs. The small-cap stocks led Wednesday, cloud software, some chips and some online […]

Capital Inflow into Emerging Markets in 2021 will be Huge

Capital Inflow into Emerging Markets in 2021 will be Huge

#EmergingMarkets #Capital #inflow #QE $BLK In this world of ultra-low interest rates, the pull of emerging markets is huge, and capital inflows have rebounded in recent months, hitting record highs in November. The world’s biggest asset manager BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) predicts healthy gains in Y 2021 for the sector. QE (Quantitative easing), until recently a Key […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, the Santa Claus Rally is On

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, the Santa Claus Rally is On

#PaulEbeling #WallStreet #SantaClausRally #Bullish #COVID #Vaccine $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “The Bulls Christmas Market is a happy one” — Paul Ebeling Now: The Bulls are in celebration mode this Monday morning with the major US stock indexes trading at: DJIA +199.60 at 30399.41, NAS Comp +76.91 at 12881.65, S&P 500+24.33 at 3727.39. That is what Bull markets do when Santa Claus leads the […]

Republicans and Democrats Align with President Trump’s Hard Line on Chinese Stocks

Republicans and Democrats Align with President Trump’s Hard Line on Chinese Stocks

#PresidentTrump #Republicans #Democrats #Chinese #stocks $BABA $PDD $PTR Friday, President Trump signed legislation that will kick Chinese companies off US stock exchanges unless they adhere to American auditing standards. The Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act (The Act) bars securities of foreign companies from being listed on any US exchange if they have failed to comply with the US […]

This “flood of money and credit” is Unlikely to Slow

This “flood of money and credit” is Unlikely to Slow

#money #credit #debt #asset #value #stock #market #wealth Money management guru Ray Dalio stressed the importance of asset diversification Tuesday saying the “flood of money and credit” was unlikely to recede. “Assets will not decline when measured in the depreciating value of money,” he said. And “I believe that with the enormous amount of debt […]

Big Tech in the Spotlight

Big Tech in the Spotlight

#Amazon, #Apple, #Facebook, #Microsoft, #Twitter #Google Big Tech is bracing for a tumultuous week marked by quarterly results likely to show resilience despite the pandemic, and fresh attacks from lawmakers ahead of the November 3 election. With backlash against Silicon Valley intensifying, the companies will seek to reassure investors while at the same time fend […]

Housing Market is ‘on fire’ Bolstering The Trump Campaign

Housing Market is ‘on fire’ Bolstering The Trump Campaign

#PresidentTrump #election #housing #market #sales #virus “The housing market is on fire and a very bright spot in the US V-shaped recovery since The China Act of War Virus pushed the US economy in February into an instant recession” — Paul Ebeling This narional market boom is aiding the financial wellbeing of American homeowners and […]

US Existing Home Sales Spike 9.4% to 14-Yr Highs

US Existing Home Sales Spike 9.4% to 14-Yr Highs

#home #sales #existing US existing home sales rose to a more than 14-yr highs in September, boosted by historically low mortgage rates. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported Thursday that existing home sales jumped 9.4% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 6.54-M units last month, the highest mark since May 2006. Economists polled had forecast sales […]

The Most Expensive City to Buy a House is San Francisco

The Most Expensive City to Buy a House is San Francisco

#SanFrancisco #house #buy “A 6-figure income may not be enough to buy a house in San Francisco. California“– Paul Ebeling The most expensive city in the US to buy a house is San Francisco, where homebuyers need a $206,760 income to live comfortably and buy a house. California is the most expensive to own a […]

The US Economy is in a “Strong Rebound”

The US Economy is in a “Strong Rebound”

#PresidentTrump #economy #recovery #virus, #Fed #stimulus #lockdowns President Trump’s Top economic adviser said Sunday the economy remains in “a strong rebound” even as Americans learn to “deal with” the coronavirus. In a TV interview Larry Kudlow argued in favor of a new stimulus bill even as he praised the conclusion of medical experts that “focused protection” can get […]

US Trade Deficit Increases as Trade Flows Show COVID-19 Effect (UpDate)

US Trade Deficit Increases as Trade Flows Show COVID-19 Effect (UpDate)

#trade #deficit #dollars #Covid #gold $USD $XAU $GLD “The Trump Trade Deficit Increases Even as Trade Flows Show COVID-19 Effect, Dropping 15% in 1-H of Y 2020 Compared to Same Frame in Y 2019” –Paul Ebeling The trade deficit widened to $67.1-B in August (consensus -$66.2-B) from an revised $63.4-B in July. The widening deficit is […]

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 […]

US is in a Self-Sustaining Recovery

US is in a Self-Sustaining Recovery

#US #VShape #recovery #economy #jobs #aid #relief #stimulus #PresidentTrump Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow declared that the United States can survive until the end of the year without another round of aid/relief/stimulus as the nation is in a “self-sustaining recovery.“ “Besides the jobs, we are in a housing boom, autos boom, a consumer spending […]

US Manufacturing and Services are Expanding Faster than Expected

US Manufacturing and Services are Expanding Faster than Expected

#business #activity #growth #manufacturers, #services #PMI Last Friday we got the IHS Markit Flash US Composite PMI under the title “Strong expansion in US private sector output in August,” which came in better than expected. Key findings are as follows: ▪ Flash US Composite Output Index at 54.7 (50.3 in July). 18-month high. ▪ Flash […]

Existing Home Sales Rising at Record Pace, Well Past the Recovery Phase

Existing Home Sales Rising at Record Pace, Well Past the Recovery Phase

#home #sales #NAR US home sales rose at a record pace for a 2nd month running in July and home prices hit a record as historically low interest rates boosted demand for homes even as the C-19 coronavirus chaos put millions of out of work. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) said Friday existing home […]

US Economic Recovery Continues Higher, COVID-19 Eases

US Economic Recovery Continues Higher, COVID-19 Eases

#Economic #Recovery Americans moved back into restaurants and gyms over the past week, hiring advanced across a sample of those industries and a rise in job postings suggested it will continue, signs the US recovery is moving North. High-frequency data estimating retail stores visits and employment across industries as well as broader indexes of the […]

US-China Trade Deal in “Fine” Shape

US-China Trade Deal in “Fine” Shape

#USChina #trade No mater what you have heard, China is buying US goods as required. China is continuing to buy US goods, particularly commodities, under its Phase 1 trade deal with the United States, despite rising tensions over Hong Kong and other issues, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Tuesday. Asked if deteriorating ties […]

Labs in the US Cannot Keep Up With Demand for C-19 Coronavirus Testing

Labs in the US Cannot Keep Up With Demand for C-19 Coronavirus Testing

#C19Coronavirus #testing #results #CDC A surge of nearly 4-M confirmed C-19 coronavirus infections in the US which leads the world in cases as well as deaths virus associated has crippled American labs, creating long processing delays and exacerbating fears that people without symptoms could be spreading the virus if they do not isolate. 1 of […]

Kansas City Southern: Very Bullish this Top Railroad Stock, Seeing Strong 2-H

Kansas City Southern: Very Bullish this Top Railroad Stock, Seeing Strong 2-H

#Railroad #KansasCity #US #Mexico #economy #cashflow #stock $KSU Kansas City Southern: This Top railroad stock will see a very solid 2-H this year with the improving economy. Kansas City Southern Inc. (NYSE:KSU) is a Class 1 North American railroad, with 6,000-track mile network, serving 10 states in the central and south-central US, and Mexico. With […]

The Difference Between Private Jet Charter and 1st Class Flying

The Difference Between Private Jet Charter and 1st Class Flying

#Private #Jet #Charter #1stClass #flying #World #opensup #US #Europe, #ownership #luxury #pets #business #personal #virus #travel Most of the US and Europe is out of lockdown and in a few weeks, open travel for business and pleasure will be an option again. But, no matter how much we want things to be completely back to normal, it is not […]

The Pledge of Allegiance, ‘America Under God’

The Pledge of Allegiance, ‘America Under God’

#US #flag #Pledge #Salute #prayer #God #American #history #tradition #Republic #law #schools The Pledge of Allegiance of the United States is an expression of allegiance to the flag of the United States and the republic of the United States of America. The pledge was 1st composed, with a text different from the 1 used today, by Captain George Thatcher Balch, a […]

US Seeing a ‘Big V-shaped’ Economic Rebound Ahead

US Seeing a ‘Big V-shaped’ Economic Rebound Ahead

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX The US the economy has started to benefit from a V-shaped recovery Markets are benefiting from both liquidity and optimism that the C-19 coronavirus chaos will fade away or be contained. But, it take some time before we come all the way up and get back to Y 2019 marks. […]

C-19 Coronavirus Will NOT Shutdown the US Economy Again

C-19 Coronavirus Will NOT Shutdown the US Economy Again

Monday, the White House National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow declared that even though there has been an uptick in C-19 coronavirus numbers in several states due to expanded testing, it’s “something that is controllable” and The Trump Administration does not intend to close down the economy.  “I have been in touch with our health […]

“China Will Pay for Its Economic, Biological ‘Aggression'”

“China Will Pay for Its Economic, Biological ‘Aggression

Trade adviser Peter Navarro says there will be “serious consequences” for China’s role in the spread of the C-19 coronavirus chaos around the globe. In an interview Mr. Navarro, who serves as  director of trade and manufacturing policy, defended his accusation that China withheld information and personal protective equipment from the world community at the […]

“We could open up again and forget the whole thing”

“We could open up again and forget the whole thing”

Epidemiologist K. Wittkowski on the deadly consequences of lockdown. Governments around the world say they are following ‘The Science’ with their Draconian measures to stem the spread of the virus. But the science around C-19 coronavirus is bitterly contested. Many experts have serious doubts about the effectiveness of the measures, and argue that our outsized […]

Techno-Tyranny in the Headlights

Techno-Tyranny in the Headlights

Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is a Major Player and Threat to rights and liberties. As noted in the article, “Techno-Tyranny: How the US national Security State Is Using Coronavirus to Fulfill an Orwellian Vision,” the US is rapidly adopting an AI driven mass surveillance system rivaling that of China, and legal and structural obstacles are now being swept […]

China’s 5G a Global Spying Enterprise, “China wants to ‘grab’ the World’s information”

China’s 5G a Global Spying Enterprise, “China wants to ‘grab’ the World’s information”

Foreign affairs expert and Asia analyst Gordon Chang says China wants to ‘grab’ the world’s information. “They are giving subsidized equipment and Beijing is doing this because it wants to grab the world’s information,” he said Thursday of China telecom giant Huawei, which lawmakers and intelligence agencies have accused of undermining national security through alleged corporate […]

“For every coin we mint, be it gold or silver, we could probably sell 5 or 6 of them,” the Perth Mint

“For every coin we mint, be it gold or silver, we could probably sell 5 or 6 of them,” the Perth Mint

$GLD $XAU $SLV $XAG $USD Australia’s largest gold refinery has ramped up production of 1 kilogram bars to ease the supply squeeze in the US that helped propel a surge in the premium for New York futures. The collapse in air travel that’s grounded passenger jets used to transport gold products and virus-related disruptions to some […]

Latest on the Spread of the Coronavirus Around the World

Latest on the Spread of the Coronavirus Around the World

Reported cases of the coronavirus crossed 2.14-M globally and 143,744 people have died, according to a Reuters tally as of 0200 GMT Friday. DEATHS AND INFECTIONS * For an interactive graphic tracking the global spread, open tmsnrt.rs/3aIRuz7 in an external browser. * For a U.S.-focused tracker with state-by-state and county map, open tmsnrt.rs/2w7hX9T in an external browser. AMERICAS * […]

This Bull Market Vs the Coronavirus Externality

This Bull Market Vs the Coronavirus Externality

$DIA $SPY $QQQ Many people saw the recent market selloff as the start of a Bear market, from the beginning I argued it was an external effect in this long Bull market. So, whether 23-24 March marked The bottom or A bottom is irrelevant I believe. The broad Question is whether the long-term factors that […]

Monday’s World Wide Coronavirus Update

Monday’s World Wide Coronavirus Update

The virus outbreak has stabilized across the US, according to the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Parts of the US may be ready to ease emergency measures in May, said Dr. Tony ‘Doom’ Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson praised doctors for saving his […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, This Bull Market Vs Coronavirus

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, This Bull Market Vs Coronavirus

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Just In: Goldman Says US Stocks Have Likely Bottomed Unprecedented policy support and a flattening viral curve have “dramatically” cut risks, the bank said early Monday in a note. Despite the COVID-19 coronavirus, ‘new’ Bull market can run Last week was a shortened week, here is how it played US […]

All 50 US States Under Disaster Declaration For 1st Time in History

All 50 US States Under Disaster Declaration For 1st Time in History

For the 1st time in US history, all 50 States are under a major disaster declaration. Wyoming became 1 of the last states to receive the declaration for the coronavirus outbreak at the weekend. Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon wrote a letter Thursday to formally request the declaration, stating it “will help us to prepare and mobilize […]

Can I Get a Refund When My Flight is Cancelled Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus Pandemic?

Can I Get a Refund When My Flight is Cancelled Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus Pandemic?

Since first being identified in November 2019 in the City of Wuhan, PRC, the COVID-19 coronavirus has spread across the world, causing a human tragedy with tens of thousands sick and many deaths. The pandemic is having an enormous impact on the travel industry, ranging from hotel and cruise ship quarantines to airlines halting flights […]

Thursday’s World Markets: Asia and Oceania

Thursday’s World Markets: Asia and Oceania

Most South East Asian stocks rose on optimism around a massive US stimulus package, although Singapore shares fell after the city-state cut its annual growth forecast to better reflect the economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic. Japanese shares took a tumble Thursday following 3 days of massive gains after a rise in domestic coronavirus cases […]

“Do Not Expect US Recession From Coronavirus”

“Do Not Expect US Recession From Coronavirus”

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he does not expect the coronavirus tipping the US economy into recession, even though growth will slow. “Later in the year, obviously the economic activity will pick up as we confront this virus,” Secretary Mnuchin said Sunday on national television. Secretary Mnuchin spoke as many businesses in the US and […]

Conveselent Care Centers and Nursing Homes Across America are on ‘Virus Alert’

Conveselent Care Centers and Nursing Homes Across America are on ‘Virus Alert’

Nursing homes and other care facilities for the elderly are stockpiling masks and thermometers, preparing for staff shortages and screening visitors to protect their particularly vulnerable population from the coronavirus. In China, where the outbreak began, the disease has been deadlier for the elderly. In Italy, the center of the virus outbreak in the EU, […]

COVID-19: Briefing, 9 March 2020

COVID-19: Briefing, 9 March 2020

President Trump on Thursday signed an $8.3-B emergency funding package to fight COVID-19 A number of outcomes is possible, decision makers should not assume the worst. Fewer than 3 months have since China reported a new virus to the World Health Organization (WHO). The virus is known as SARS-CoV-2, causing COVID-19 disease, spread quickly in […]

The US is Prepared for a COVID-19 Pandemic

The US is Prepared for a COVID-19 Pandemic

$GILD So far, there have been a limited number of reported cases of COVID-19 infection in the US, and the US military has designated several detention sites around the country to quarantine Americans, should things take a turn for the worse. Historically government health officials have exaggerated the threat of pandemics in the US, including […]

Philippines’ President Duterte says President Trump Deserves to be Re-elected

Philippines’ President Duterte says President Trump Deserves to be Re-elected

Saturday, Philippine President Duterte said that President Trump deserved to be re-elected, praising the US President’s reaction to his decision to end a Y 1951 military agreement with the United States. President Trump said Wednesday he did not mind Duterte’s decision to end the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA). Defense Secretary, Mark Esper, called the move […]

President Trump Lauds China’s Use of the Death Penalty in Drug Trafficking Cases, which he says the US “is Ready” to Adopt

President Trump Lauds China’s Use of the Death Penalty in Drug Trafficking Cases, which he says the US “is Ready” to Adopt

President Trump praised China for giving the death penalty to drug dealers. Answering a question about fentanyl crossing the US-Mexico border during a White House event Monday. President Trump invoked conversations he had with Chinese President Xi and his country’s crackdown on dealers of the powerful synthetic opioid. “I met with President Xi on the […]

The Social Contract in the 21st Century

The Social Contract in the 21st Century

McKinsey Global Institute February 2020 Report Subject: Economic outcomes and the relationship between individuals and institutions have shifted for workers, consumers, and savers in advanced economies. Life has changed substantially for individuals in advanced economies in the 1st 2 decades of the 21st Century as a result of trends including disruptions in technology, globalization, the economic […]

President Trump,”The State of Our Union is Stronger than Ever Before”

President Trump,”The State of Our Union is Stronger than Ever Before”

As President Trump entered the House chamber he was met with chants of “Four more years!” by Republicans He proclaimed “America’s enemies are on the run” and “the years of economic decay are over.” Tuesday night, President Trump vowed in his State of the Union address to “never let socialism destroy American healthcare.” He also vowed to […]

President Trump Elated as the Financial Markets Post Fresh Record Highs

President Trump Elated as the Financial Markets Post Fresh Record Highs

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX, $AAPL, $AMD President Trump cheered as US stocks posted record high closes on Thursday as optimism about a US-China trade deal firmed and as Apple and other market heavyweights posted strong gains. “STOCK MARKET AT ALL-TIME HIGH! HOW ARE YOUR 401K’S DOING? 70%, 80%, 90% up? Only 50% up! What are you […]

President Trump Will Respond If Iran Does Not Back Down

President Trump Will Respond If Iran Does Not Back Down

President Trump is prepared to “respond appropriately” if Iran does not de-escalate its actions in response to the US for killing 1 of its most powerful figures, General Qassem Soleimani, in an airstrike at Baghdad’s international airport, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday morning. He said on TV that General Soleimani, the head of Iran’s […]

Gold Marks 2 Wk Highs and Dips

Gold Marks 2 Wk Highs and Dips

$XAU, $GLD Gold prices retreated slightly Friday in Asia after marking a more-than-2-week high Thursday. US Gold Futures dipped 0.13% to 1,482.55 oz as of 10:59p ET Friday (03:59 GMT) after reaching a 1484.95 high. Spot Gold prices also dropped 0.03% to $1,478.67. The political uncertainties caused by US House of Representatives’ voting to impeach […]

China Bought Soybeans on Tariff Waivers

China Bought Soybeans on Tariff Waivers

$SOY Tuesday, Chinese importers bought at least 2 cargoes of US soybean after receiving another round of tariff-free quota for US shipments. The sales, the 1st since Washington announced an interim trade deal with Beijing last week, may also be China’s last large US purchases before newly harvested soybean from Top supplier Brazil begin hitting […]

US Factory Output Rebounds

US Factory Output Rebounds

$GM, $USO US factory production rebounded by more than forecast in November and rose excluding a surge in auto production following the end of the General Motors (NYSE:GM) strike, in a sign of stabilization in manufacturing. The 1.1% increase in manufacturing output, the biggest gain since early 2018, followed a 0.7% decrease in October, Federal Reserve […]

US Trade Deal with China Will Boost Global Economy

US Trade Deal with China Will Boost Global Economy

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday a “P-1” trade deal between the United States and China was “very good” for global economic growth, and added that the 2nd phase could come in several steps. The United States and China cooled their trade dispute Friday, announcing a “P-1” agreement that reduces some US tariffs in […]

US Under President Trump is a Net Crude Oil Exporter Ahead of 2020 Expectations

US Under President Trump is a Net Crude Oil Exporter Ahead of 2020 Expectations

$USO United States has cemented its status as a net exporter in world oil markets, and the dominance could affect its ties to foreign allies. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Friday the United States exported 89,000 more barrels of crude oil and refined petroleum products a day than it imported in September, the 1st full […]

DJIA Marks 100th Record Close Under President Trump

DJIA Marks 100th Record Close Under President Trump

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Tuesday, US stocks edged higher, and all 3 major Wall Street indexes marked record levels, as upbeat comments by President Trump on trade talks eclipsed some softer-than-anticipated economic data, as the DJIA posted its 100th record close since Trump took office. President Trump said the United States and China were […]

Winter at the Beach

Winter at the Beach

The Key to enjoying a beach town is knowing when to go. While the longer days, warmer waters, and ample sunshine of July and August are appealing, you should not discount a Winter beach trip. From walking along an empty shoreline to cozying up in a restaurant without a wait, a beach town in Winter has several […]

Arctic Blast to Hit Most of US this Week

Arctic Blast to Hit Most of US this Week

The US is in for an Arctic blast, with record-breaking low temperatures normally found only in the depths of Winter in the far North according to the government’s weather gurus. “Temperatures that are well below normal will plunge into much of the nation beginning in the Northern Plains, and pushing all the way into Florida […]

S&P 500 Marks 5th Week of Gains, as Wall Street Hits New Records

S&P 500 Marks 5th Week of Gains, as Wall Street Hits New Records

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Friday, the 3 major US stock market indexes posted record closing highs and the S&P 500 registered a 5th straight week of gainers as investors brushed aside worries over the progress of US-China trade talks and as Walt Disney shares rose. The Cboe volatility index .VIX posted its lowest closing […]

Beijing, US to Lift Tariffs as Talks Advance

Beijing, US to Lift Tariffs as Talks Advance

Thursday, China and the United States have agreed to cancel in phases the tariffs imposed during their months-long trade dispute, the Chinese commerce ministry said. The interim US-China trade deal is widely expected to include a U.S. pledge to scrap tariffs scheduled for 15 December on about $156-B worth of Chinese imports, including cell phones, […]

UN Chief Receives Paris Agreement Withdrawal Notice from Washington

UN Chief Receives Paris Agreement Withdrawal Notice from Washington

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Monday received a formal notice from US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on his country’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. “The United States of America notified the secretary-general, in his capacity as depositary, its withdrawal from the Paris Agreement of Dec. 12, 2015, on Nov. 4, 2019,” said […]

President Trump Weighs in on BREXIT Impasse

President Trump Weighs in on BREXIT Impasse

Sunday, President Trump urged British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage to come together to safeguard prospects for expanded US-UK trade after Britain leaves the European Union. President Trump told reporters at the White House that both men were friends of his, but Mr. Johnson was “the right man for the […]

F1: COTA, Bottas Wins, Hamilton Clinches 6th World Championship

F1: COTA, Bottas Wins, Hamilton Clinches 6th World Championship

$RACE Valtteri Bottas posts his 4th win of this season at the United States Grand Prix, his MercedesAMG teammate Lewis Hamilton came 2nd and claimed a 6th world title having fended off a late attack from Red Bull’s Max Verstappen. Mr. Bottas had to win at the Circuit of The Americas aka COTA to keep […]

F1: COTA, Bottas Takes ‘The Pole’, Seb 2nd on ‘The Grid’

F1: COTA, Bottas Takes ‘The Pole’, Seb 2nd on ‘The Grid’

$RACE The Circuit of The Americas, aka COTA, has been kind to Lewis Hamilton in , but it was his MercedesAMG teammate and the only driver who can stop him winning a 6th world crown, Valtteri Bottas, who took Pole position for Sunday’s United States Grand Prix in true F1 racing fashion. It was Mr. […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) a Lesson in Practicality

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) a Lesson in Practicality

$RACE This is a lesson grounded in practicality using ROE to better understand Ferrari (NYSE:RACE). Ferrari has a ROE of 61%, based on the last 12 months, meaning that for every $1 worth of shareholders’ equity, it generated 61c in profit. Return on Equity = Net Profit ÷ Shareholders’ Equity For Ferrari: 61% = €837-M […]

F1: United States Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton Wants His 6th World Championship

F1: United States Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton Wants His 6th World Championship

$RACE Lewis Hamilton may likely celebrate his 6th World Championship at the end of the United States Grand Prix Sunday. He has won the title in each of the past 2 years, holds a 74-point lead over MercedesAME team-mate Valtteri Bottas with a maximum of 78 available over the remaining 3 races of Y 2019. […]

President Trump, “The ISIS Leader Died ‘Whimpering, Crying and Screaming'” (Video)

President Trump, “The ISIS Leader Died ‘Whimpering, Crying and Screaming

Sunday, President Trump announced that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died during an overnight raid led by US military forces in Syria, a major victory. President Trump said the world’s most wanted terrorist died “whimpering and crying and screaming.” No US personnel were lost in the operation, however “many” of al-Baghdadi’s fighters or companions were […]

You Can Drive to Alaska

You Can Drive to Alaska

Open roads, beautiful views, incredible wildlife, and escape from the chaos of modern life is what an Alaska road trip is all about. Whether you are seasoned road tripper or never driven out of your city, an Alaskan road trip is within your reach. You can drive to Alaska from anywhere in the Continental US. […]

Canada, US seek to reduce dependency on China for rare earth minerals

Canada, US seek to reduce dependency on China for rare earth minerals

Canada is in talks with the United States to seek ways for both to reduce their dependance on China for rare earth elements, key minerals for high-tech products, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday. He said that in his last meeting with US President Donald Trump, “I highlighted that Canada has many of the rare […]

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 […]

Spend a Long Weekend in the US

Spend a Long Weekend in the US

There are lots of long weekend holidays coming up in the US this Fall, so now is the time to start planning the Getaway. Whether you want to use that time to relax and recharge or to take in as much of the area as you can, here are some awesome long weekend trips to […]

What Will the Attack on Saudi Crude Oil Facilities Mean for Consumers?

What Will the Attack on Saudi Crude Oil Facilities Mean for Consumers?

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $OIL, $USO, $VXX Wall Street closed lower, Crude Oil prices spiked after attack in Saudi Arabia The attack knocked about 5.7-M BPD out of production, leading to the biggest 1-day gainer in WTI Crude Oil ($62.88/bbl, +$8.00, +14.6%) since Y 2008. Saudi Arabia expected to restore about 33% of lost production […]

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