“The US Economy Starting to Come Out of the Hole”

“The US Economy Starting to Come Out of the Hole”

$BAC Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) CEO Brian Moynihan says he thinks the US economy is beginning to recover from shutdowns tied to the C-19 coronavirus chaos. Mr. Moynihan cited consumer spending figures from the millions of households using his lender’s credit and debit cards: While transactions collapsed by about 30% in April, it was down […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, What the Bulls are Telling Us

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, What the Bulls are Telling Us

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Last Week’s Action The large-cap indexes were lower Thursday, and flat Friday. On the week though the S&P 500 (+3.2%), DJIA (+3.3%), and NAS Comp (+3.4%) rose 3%+, and the small-cap Russell 2000 climbed 7.8%. The Bulls are in charge. Technical Analysis S&P 500 broke higher Wednesday, opened lower Thursday and […]

President Trump, UV Light and the C-19 Coronavirus Chaos

President Trump, UV Light and the C-19 Coronavirus Chaos

$AYTU Ultraviolet light has been used as a disinfectant in wastewater treatment, hospital rooms and other settings. It also has some medical treatment applications, such as the use of fluorescent lamps to administer controlled doses of UV light to skin lymphoma patients.   UV light works as a disinfectant because it can stop cells from reproducing. No microorganisms have shown […]

Australian Scientists Found that the C-19 coronavirus was Designed to Attack Humans

Australian Scientists Found that the C-19 coronavirus was Designed to Attack Humans

A major new Australian study of C-19 coronavirus found that it is specially adapted to infect human cells, casting doubt on whether it emerged in bats or pangolins when it 1st erupted in China. As a consequence, the scientists behind the study say, a “possibility which still cannot be excluded is that SARSCoV-2 was created by […]

The Future of the Global Economy after COVID19

The Future of the Global Economy after COVID19

What does a post-COVID-19 economy look like? Based on the response we have seen to the crisis so far, some things are already becoming clear. The number of new COVID-19 infections seems to have peaked globally. While testing is quite uneven, this does offer the prospect the apex of the crisis is passing. More attention must be given to the nature […]

SARS-CoV-2 Primarily Spreads in Close Quarters, Not Outdoors

SARS-CoV-2 Primarily Spreads in Close Quarters, Not Outdoors

The SARS-CoV-2 virus triggers COVID-19 infections, and how it is spread continues to be investigated. Experts believe most infections are acquired through respiratory droplets that are released when a person speaks, sneezes or coughs. These droplets may land on your face, hands or surrounding surfaces. Experts believe you may become infected by touching a surface […]

Virus Chaos Business Interruption Claims May Destroy the Property and Casualty Insurers

Virus Chaos Business Interruption Claims May Destroy the Property and Casualty Insurers

$CB $TVR In any case this emergency health chaos will trigger the largest single loss in insurance history. UBS estimates industry insured losses for non-US business interruption total $7 to 22-B. In the US, monthly small business losses are seen at between so far at $431, according to the American Property Casualty Insurance Association, rendering […]

Employers May Test Employees for COVID-19 Before Allowing Their Return to Workplace

Employers May Test Employees for COVID-19 Before Allowing Their Return to Workplace

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said in guidance released Thursday that employers may administer COVID-19 coronavirus testing to employees in order to determine if they have the virus, prior to permitting them to return to the workplace.  The agency stated that this latest expansion of practical coronavirus pandemic guidance is consistent with the Americans with […]

Many Americans Believe the Virus Vaccine Secretly Exists, They Do Not Trust the ‘elites’

Many Americans Believe the Virus Vaccine Secretly Exists, They Do Not Trust the ‘elites’

Nearly 30% of Americans believe an already available vaccine to prevent the coronavirus is being withheld, and about 50% believe COVID-19 was created in a lab, a new survey has revealed. The Democracy Fund + UCLA Nationscape Project poll suggests a troubling mistrust as well as misinformation about the COVID-19 coronavirus. According to the results, 29% […]

The Big Q: What made people believe Communist China was a reliable partner?

The Big Q: What made people believe Communist China was a reliable partner?

$OIL The Big A: Relying on China for economic development was never a good idea, but it turned out to be more dangerous than we thought. Italy and Iran are 2 of the countries hardest hit by The Wuhan Virus, outside of China. Helen Raleigh explains why at The Federalist: The reason these 2 countries are […]

Americans are Agitated, Want the Country Reopened

Americans are Agitated, Want the Country Reopened

$TEVA “The coronavirus was an unexpected gift to blow the best financial record ever by this President, sure and it is sad many folks died, but they also die with the flu…” –R. Charles Murray Top Israeli Professor Claims Simple Stats Show Virus Plays Itself Out after 70 DaysProfessor Yitzhak Ben Israel of Tel Aviv […]

President Trump Vs Some Governors, the President Wins!

President Trump Vs Some Governors, the President Wins!

President Trump has declared his latest “Me Vs Them” war portraying himself as the Commander in Chief overseeing a hand full of insurgent Democrat governors. In the United States there may be a dust-up emerging between President Trump and some state governors from the East and the West coasts, who Monday banded together in 2 […]

America’s Voters Worry More About Recession Than Getting the Virus

America’s Voters Worry More About Recession Than Getting the Virus

America’s registered voters are more concerned about the US economy going into a recession than themselves contracting the coronavirus, according to the latest Fox News poll. The concern of a US recession beats personally catching the virus by 12%, including 23% among those very concerned. On the Big Question of being concerned about the US entering […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Coronavirus Broke Globalism

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, Coronavirus Broke Globalism

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Just In: Southeast Asian stock markets inched higher Monday, tracking global equities that gained due to a slowdown in coronavirus-related deaths and new infections Last Week’s US Stock Market View Technical Analysis: The action in the major US stock indexes over the past few sessions was almost identical as large-cap […]

Fear and Uncertainty Drive March Gun Sales to Record Highs

Fear and Uncertainty Drive March Gun Sales to Record Highs

US Faces Down Threat of Coronavirus Americans face down the coronavirus, buy more than 2.5-M guns in March. Gun sales spiked across the United States as the coronavirus pandemic spread, with retailers seeing the highest sales volume in recorded history. The FBI’s firearm background check system conducted a record number of checks last month, 3.7-M, […]

Pressure is On UN’s WHO Chief to Step Down for Helping China Cover-up its Virus Attack

Pressure is On UN’s WHO Chief to Step Down for Helping China Cover-up its Virus Attack

The Fog of War obscures much about the novel coronavirus pandemic. But 2 facts are certain, 1) China’s Communist authorities have lied, concealed and misled about the origins of the epidemic and the toll of the virus in China, and 2) the World Health Organization has acted as Beijing’s handmaid. The result: The global toll of this […]

Remote Healthcare Comes into its Own with President Trump’s Telehealth Program

Remote Healthcare Comes into its Own with President Trump’s Telehealth Program

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said Wednesday that the government’s new Telehealth program will allow healthcare providers broadband connectivity and devices that will allow patients to get care they need remotely. “This is a game-changer for American healthcare providers and America’s patients,” Chairman Pai said on TV. He explained that the CARES Act, or the 3rd […]

Trump White House Tracking the Trend of the MegaVirus

Trump White House Tracking the Trend of the MegaVirus

Just in: The Trump White House model now projects at least 100,000 coronavirus deaths in US. As millions of Americans confront considerable hardships, President Trump and his coronavirus task force members warned late Tuesday that the United States would suffer between 100,000 to 240,000 fatalities in the best-case scenario. The Trump White House officials are relying on […]

Big Pharma and the Coronavirus Vaccine

Big Pharma and the Coronavirus Vaccine

$JNJ, $ABT, $GILD, $NVS, $TEVA, $SNY, $RGCN There are currently 548,000 active cases of the coronavirus and over 191,000 closed cases. Of those with outcomes, nearly 156,000 of those infected have recovered, while over 35,000 deaths have been reported. The quickest, most effective solution to this situation is to find a vaccine. Below are some […]

Stock Market’s ‘Virus War’ Rout is Probably Past Its Worst

Stock Market’s ‘Virus War’ Rout is Probably Past Its Worst

$JPM $SPY Over the weekend, strategists at JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) concluded that most risk assets including stocks and credit have marked their low points in this Virus War frame that has gripped economies around the world. Conditions that JPMorgan had set for market stabilization and revival have largely been met, with recession-like pricing, […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, World Vs Coronavirus

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, World Vs Coronavirus

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX $JPM Just in: JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) says the stock market rout has probably past its worst now. Again, there is something really different about the COVIS-19 coronavirus and the world’s reaction to it, the reaction is unprecedented, and scary. The past 4 wks have seen huge responses not only from central […]

Understanding the Impact of the Crude Oil Price War on the Middle East

Understanding the Impact of the Crude Oil Price War on the Middle East

$OIL $USO $USG $USD Here is closer look at the ripple effects of plunging oil prices and a weak demand for the commodity, as well as predictions on how the industry will cope in the near- to long-term The Crude Oil markets have suffered from the 2X shock of the viral pandemic and politics, and […]

US is #1 in the World for Disaster Readiness

US is #1 in the World for Disaster Readiness

Never doubt that the US is ready for the medical challenges ahead. The nation is, actually rated #1 in terms of disaster readiness, according to the Global Health Security Index, compiled by Johns Hopkins University. The US Tops the list of 195 countries. “Despite claims by the mainstream media and the Democratic Party that the United States […]

Friends of the Concorso, Things Have Changed

Friends of the Concorso, Things Have Changed

Dear Friends of the Concorso, Everything has suddenly become very different this Spring. Our thoughts and wishes are with all those, who are suffering from the terrible consequences of this pandemic. We are thinking in particular of everyone in Northern Italy, a paradise on earth, which is also home to the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. […]

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 […]

Everything You Need to Know About the Virus Aid Money: Q&As

Everything You Need to Know About the Virus Aid Money: Q&As

As the coronavirus crisis spreads in the US, millions of Americans are about to receive aid from Congress in the form of direct cash payments. Friday, President Trump signed into law a $2-T emergency economic package that includes direct cash payments and unemployment benefits, among other provisions, for Americans. Here are some Q&As about who qualifies for cash from the […]

A Solid Post Virus Crisis Rebound Ahead

A Solid Post Virus Crisis Rebound Ahead

“We were strong before we went into the health crisis, we will be strong when we come out of it,” said Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan 2 Fed regional bank Presidents expressed confidence the US economy can rebound strongly after coronavirus restrictions on consumers and businesses are lifted. “This is a public health crisis” and […]

The Coronavirus is Highly Sensitive to High Tempatures

The Coronavirus is Highly Sensitive to High Tempatures

There is much we do not know about the COVID-19 coronavirus, but researchers are starting to piece the puzzle together as we go along. For example, a recent Chinese investigation suggests COVID-19 coronavirus is “highly sensitive” to high temperatures and spreads faster in colder climates, its most rapid spread is occurring at a temperature of […]

Massive Wartime Investment in Nation Approved in Senate, House to Follow

Massive Wartime Investment in Nation Approved in Senate, House to Follow

The Senate will vote on the $2-T package later Wednesday and the House of Representatives is expected to follow suit soon after. “This is a wartime level of investment into our nation,” Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a speech announcing the pact after days of negotiations between Republican and Democratic lawmakers, Treasury […]

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 […]

President Trump’s Management of the Coronavirus Crisis Brings Him Record Approval

President Trump’s Management of the Coronavirus Crisis Brings Him Record Approval

60% approve of how President Trump has handled the virus crisis Vs 38% disapprove. President Trump’s job approval rating is up at 49%, according to the latest Gallup poll, a tie for his highest on record, likely due to a drive for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. President Trump’s overall approval rating is up 5 […]

First Lady Melania Trump Tested Negative for the Coronavirus

First Lady Melania Trump Tested Negative for the Coronavirus

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

Democrats Pelosi and Schumer Willing to Risk American Lives Over Partisan Politics

Democrats Pelosi and Schumer Willing to Risk American Lives Over Partisan Politics

Republicans are accusing Democrats of using the coronavirus pandemic as an opportunity to push unrelated political issues, aka tack on pork, with to the American Aid legislation, as the 2 sides failed to reach an agreement Sunday night to advance the bill that will provide relief to American businesses and families struggling as a result of the virus outbreak. […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, the Financial World Vs the Coronavirus

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street, the Financial World Vs the Coronavirus

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX There is something very different about the coronavirus and the world’s reaction to it. That reaction is unprecedented, and unnerving. The past 4 wks have seen huge responses from central banks which were confident in the global economic outlook and in no hurry to move on rates. Since then we […]

This is No Time to Panic

This is No Time to Panic

As America and other parts of the world endure the most frightening pandemic in a Century, the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, it is important that decisions affecting the lives, liberties, and livelihoods of hundreds of millions of people are being reached through reason, not collective fear. Pandemics are different from economic depressions and fuel shortages, but […]

America’s Nursing Homes and Convalescent Centers are Ground Zero in “The Virus War”

America’s Nursing Homes and Convalescent Centers are Ground Zero in “The Virus War”

Growing CVOIS-19 coronavirus outbreaks at nursing homes in Washington, Illinois, New Jersey and other states in our nation are laying out for all to see the industry’s long-running problems, including a struggle to control infections and a staffing crisis that relies on poorly paid aides who cannot afford to stay home sick. Earlier this year, […]

President Trump’s Approval Rating on His Handling of Coronavirus Spikes

President Trump’s Approval Rating on His Handling of Coronavirus Spikes

A newly released poll has found that President Trump’s approval rating for how he has handled the coronavirus outbreak has spiked over the last week. “In the new poll, 55% of Americans approve of the President’s management of the crisis, compared to 43% who disapprove,” it was reported. “Trump’s approval on this issue is up […]

McConnell’s Family and Business Aid Legislation Taking Shape, No Democrat ‘Pork’ Tack Ons Allowed

McConnell’s Family and Business Aid Legislation Taking Shape, No Democrat ‘Pork’ Tack Ons Allowed

Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell released a huge stimulus plan to prop up consumers, companies and local governments bending under the economic consequences of the world-wide coronavirus pandemic. A centerpiece of the package is tax rebates to individuals of $1,200 and $2,400 for married couples. Rebates are completely phased out for taxpayers with incomes exceeding […]

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 […]

Republican Lawmakers Put American Families 1st, Aid is on the Way

Republican Lawmakers Put American Families 1st, Aid is on the Way

The Senate voted to approve a 2nd coronavirus aid bill Wednesday, paving the way for lawmakers to turn their attention to a 3rd proposal that could include direct payments to Americans. The legislation, dubbed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, passed in a 90-8 vote in the Senate, and President Trump signed it into law Wednesday evening. The bill […]

GM, Ford Talk with The Trump Administration on Medical Equipment Production

GM, Ford Talk with The Trump Administration on Medical Equipment Production

$GM $F General Motors Co (NYSE:GM) and Ford Motor Co (NYSE:F) said Wednesday they are in talks with White House officials about how they can support manufacture of medical equipment needed to combat the coronavirus outbreak. GM Chief Executive Mary Barra spoke to White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow about the issue after the Detroit […]

President Trump’s Labeling COVID-19 as a “Chinese Virus” is Correct

President Trump’s Labeling COVID-19 as a “Chinese Virus” is Correct

If any 1 country deserves to have the name “Chinese” attached to a pandemic, it’s China, which did all it could to conceal the outbreak rather than contain it. For weeks, China covered up the coronavirus pandemic. And in the days and weeks after the crisis became evident, China left its airports and borders open, […]

The US Financial Markets Like What They Hear From Washington, DC

The US Financial Markets Like What They Hear From Washington, DC

$SPY The stock market liked what it heard out of Washington, DC, but expect the volatility to continue till it puts in the bottom. Tuesday, The Trump Administration vowed to deliver a massive financial package designed to help both businesses and individual Americans to weather the crisis. The Fed also stepped in to support the […]

Australia raises restriction to highest level: “Do not travel overseas”

Australia raises restriction to highest level: “Do not travel overseas”

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison Wednesday strongly discouraged the country’s residents against all overseas travel as he declared a human biosecurity emergency and banned all non-essential indoor gatherings of more than 100 people. “The travel advice to every Australian is ‘Do not travel abroad’. Do not go overseas,” he said. PM Morrison said the advice […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Team in Self Isolation

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Team in Self Isolation

$RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) F1 team have all gone into self-isolation since their return from the Australian Grand Prix. The move is a precaution, as no member of the team have so far had any symptoms of the coronavirus, Ferrari said. Ferrari F1 team members who travelled to Melbourne are to be in quarantine for 14 […]

President Trump’s Stimulus Plans Boost Investor Confidence

President Trump’s Stimulus Plans Boost Investor Confidence

$SPY, $DIA, $OIL Over the past month, equity markets and financial assets broadly, have been attempting to price in the dual shock of a pandemic and the sudden collapse in Crude Oil prices Volatility stemming from the outbreak has seen the DJIA move up or down by 1000 pts or more for 7 days running, […]

White House Activating Military to Augment Virus Medical Response

White House Activating Military to Augment Virus Medical Response

The Pentagon is activating Navy hospital ships USNS Mercy (T-AH-19) and USNS Comfort (T-AH-20) as part of the Defense Department’s domestic response to the spreading COVID-19 virus, USNI News has learned. “We’ve already given orders to the Navy… to lean forward in terms of getting them ready to deploy,” Secretary of Defense Mark Esper told reporters Tuesday. The White […]

Extraordinary Measures are Being Taken to Limit the Virus Spread

Extraordinary Measures are Being Taken to Limit the Virus Spread

$MSFT, $BRK.A, $BRK.B, Big Q: Do the globalists believe they can strip The People of their wealth? On 18-October-19, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, WEF & Gates Foundation sponsored a pandemic exercise in NY for the emergence of a new fictional viral illness; “coronavirus acute pulmonary syndrome” At the weekend Bill Gates resigned from […]

British People Told to Avoid Pubs, Clubs, Theaters and Other such Social Venues

British People Told to Avoid Pubs, Clubs, Theaters and Other such Social Venues

British people need to stop non-essential social contact and avoid clubs, pubs, theaters and all unnecessary travel as the coronavirus outbreak accelerates towards the fast growth phase, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Monday. PM Johnson had faced a backlash after his government took a less stringent approach to tackling the virus than countries such as […]

Congress Considering Cash ‘Handouts’ to American Households

Congress Considering Cash ‘Handouts’ to American Households

Cash handouts to all American households is gaining support in Congress as the best way to shore up an economy brought to a near-standstill by the coronavirus. Senator Tom Cotton (R:AK) said he is working on legislation that would provide cash stipends to American households. Several House Democrats back sending $1,000.00 checks as the best […]

The 1st Test of Our Economic Strength is a Man Made Virus

The 1st Test of Our Economic Strength is a Man Made Virus

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX This health emergency was dismissed at 1st as a fleeting risk to the US economy has turned into a full test of whether 20 yrs of planning, regulation and research has left the financial system resilient to a major shock and the Fed able to mount a rescue. Preparations for an […]

The Message from Goldman Sacks on the Impact of this Election Year Virus

The Message from Goldman Sacks on the Impact of this Election Year Virus

$GS $SPY $OIL $USO The Goldman Sachs investor call Sunday. The Key economic take aways are: 50% of Americans will contract the virus (150-M people) as it is very communicable.  This is on a par with Rhinovirus aka the common cold, of which there are about 200 strains and which the majority of Americans will […]

Crude Oil Demand Heads for Record Lows

Crude Oil Demand Heads for Record Lows

$OIL $USO “This is a sudden, instant demand shock, the scale of the decline is unprecedented.” Gasoline becomes more affordable, just when Americans do not need it.” Global Crude Oil consumption is heading to the biggest annual contraction in history, as more countries introduce unprecedented measures to fight the virus outbreak. Travel bans, work-from-home, canceled […]

Key US Economic Indicators May Suffer ‘Virus Shock’

Key US Economic Indicators May Suffer ‘Virus Shock’

$DIS, $AMC, $MGM Official US indicators for employment, inflation and GDP may seem badly out-of-date as the rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak wreaks havoc on the economy, as the Key data points are often a month behind. To give a more timely look, below are 5 Key indicators tracking how consumers are reacting to the crisis. […]

HeffX-LTN’s Virus Resource Guide

HeffX-LTN’s Virus Resource Guide

HeffX-LTN assembled this go-to reference page for links to all the latest information you will need to do everything you can to protect yourself, family, and community from the coronavirus. The World Health Organization has declared the SARS-COV-2 virus that causes the COVID-19 infection a global pandemic, and everyone has a role to play in […]

The Virus Hysteria Spreads and the World ‘Locks Down’ as President Trump Tested Negative for Coronavirus

The Virus Hysteria Spreads and the World ‘Locks Down’ as President Trump Tested Negative for Coronavirus

The Mainstream Media wants you to panic, don’t! But each and every one of us has a duty to keep informed and educate ourselves on what scientists and researchers tell us and advise us. Follow the expert’s advice. The World Health Organization (WHO) says Europe has become the virus’ current epicenter after reporting more cases […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Adopts Additional Safety Measures for Its Employees

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Adopts Additional Safety Measures for Its Employees

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) stated that it has activated rigorous preventive measures to ensure the highest standards of health procedures for its employees. Ferrari’s announcement follows the decree on COVID-19 issued by the Italian Government. The workforce present in Maranello and Modena has been reduced to a minimum, while remaining personnel is working remotely, the company […]

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 […]

CDC Recommends to Avoid All Not Essential Travel to These EU Countries

CDC Recommends to Avoid All Not Essential Travel to These EU Countries

Warning – Level 3 Alert! CDC recommends that travelers avoid all not essential travel to the specified countries listed below, as there may be limited access to adequate medical care in the regions. The countries included in the CDC notice Austria Belgium Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Finland France Germany Greece Hungary Iceland Italy Latvia Liechtenstein […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Supports the Cancellation of the Australian Grand Prix

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Supports the Cancellation of the Australian Grand Prix

$RACE Scuderia Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) fully supports the decision taken by the FIA and F1 in conjunction with the Australian Grand Prix Corporation to cancel the Australian Grand Prix (13 – 15 March) at Melbourne’s Albert Park circuit. The safety of all team members is our number one priority, especially as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to […]

Bear Market in Stocks Confirmed

Bear Market in Stocks Confirmed

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX A Bear market is confirmed when an index sinks 20% or more below its most recent closing high. For the 2nd time this week, the S&P 500 triggered a 15-min trading halt after falling by 7.0% shortly after the open following more economic disruptions caused by the coronavirus. Note: New […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) May Be Quicker Than They Looked in Winter Testing

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) May Be Quicker Than They Looked in Winter Testing

$RACE Winter Testing It is well known that conditions at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya are usually at their best in the morning, with the track getting slower and cooler as the day goes on. That means MercedesAMG’s Lewis Hamilton’s race simulation was completed in better conditions compared to Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc. Mr. Leclerc was comfortably […]

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 […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE): The 1000 Mile Race at Sebring Has Been Canceled

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE): The 1000 Mile Race at Sebring Has Been Canceled

$RACE Following the announcement made by President Trump from the Oval Office Wednesday night of a wide suspension of travel by non US citizens from Europe to the USA, the leadership of the WEC has reviewed the viability of staging the Sebring 1000 Miles race planned to be held at Sebring on 20 March. After […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Factory is Open and Fully Operational

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Factory is Open and Fully Operational

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE: RACE) declared Tuesday that its factory and HQ’s are operating despite being located inside the area of Italy that has been placed under quarantine to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Ferrari employees have a reason to work! In a statement, Ferrari said that the measures introduced by the Italian government on 8 March […]

US Stock Bulls Up and Running

US Stock Bulls Up and Running

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Tuesday, Wall Street’s Bulls came back to life rising from the edge of Bear market confirmation as bargain-hunters and notions of government stimulus calmed investors’ fears surrounding the coronavirus and prospects of a recession. All 3 major US stock market indexes spiked nearly 5% the day after they suffered their […]

Global Markets and Commodities

Global Markets and Commodities

$GLD $XAU $OIL $USO $USD $MSCI Crude Oil and global equity markets bounced back after the Monday’s losses as the world’s biggest economies moved to cushion the impact of the coronavirus, but stock gains in Europe failed to hold as investors are still cautious. The price of Brent Crude Oil climbed 10% on hopes a […]

President Trump takes “a very strong step toward increasing domestic production by enforcing Buy American requirements for pharmaceuticals and medical supplies”

President Trump takes “a very strong step toward increasing domestic production by enforcing Buy American requirements for pharmaceuticals and medical supplies”

President Trump will announce an Executive Order insisting on American-made medical supplies and pharmaceuticals in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Time to Step Back, Focus on Investing Not Day to Day Speculation, Do Not Sell American Markets Short Today, tabloid and irresponsible journalism, is causing panic through unwise coverage that is dominating MSM, compounded by […]

President Trump Vows ‘major’ Steps to Aid US Economy

President Trump Vows ‘major’ Steps to Aid US Economy

Monday, President Trump said he will be taking “major” steps to gird the economy against the impact of a spreading coronavirus outbreak and will discuss a payroll tax cut with congressional Republicans Tuesday. “We will be discussing a possible payroll tax cut or relief, substantial relief, very substantial relief, that’s a big number,” he told […]

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 […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $GLD $XAU $USO $VXX Wow, what a week it was, it really was! Technical Analysis: The move Thursday was not encouraging for a continued relief move, much less anything else. The Big Qs: Was it the end of the relief move? Would the jobs report help spring the move higher, given that […]

F1: Ferrari Team (NYSE:RACE) Traveling to Melbourne Despite Northern Italian Virus ‘Lockdown’

F1: Ferrari Team (NYSE:RACE) Traveling to Melbourne Despite Northern Italian Virus ‘Lockdown’

$RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) F1 team says its preparations for the Australian Grand Prix are going as planned, despite the lockdown announced by the Italian government that has affected 16 northern provinces in the country. Ferrari says that it respects the government’s decision, but says it is not currently poised to impact travel plans for F1 […]

Navigating Extreme Stock Market Volatility

Navigating Extreme Stock Market Volatility

$DIA, $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Forget that the major US stock indices posted a gainer last week. All that most investors will remember is a wild week that took their portfolios on a harrowing roller coaster ride. These market fluctuations are not 1 month, 1 week, but 1 day moves The weekend’s news about the […]

Box Office: ‘Onward’ Looking to Hit $40-M in NA Opening

Box Office: ‘Onward’ Looking to Hit $40-M in NA Opening

$DIS, $IMAX, $CMCSA The new Pixar (a private company) movie could prove an early indicator test as to whether moviegoing is being impacted by worries over the coronavirus. The animated family pic Onward was having trouble finding its groove at the Friday box office, according to early returns. At this pace, projections show the Disney-Pixar seeing $40-M […]

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 […]

The Economy Will Roar Back to Life…

The Economy Will Roar Back to Life…

The coronavirus has caused a “short-term pause” in President Trump’s economic growth, but once the crisis subsides, the economy will “roar back to life,” economist Stephen Moore predicts. “I just see this as a real short-term pause in the growth that Trump has created.” Once we get this thing contained the economy will roar back […]

Atlanta Fed Raises GDP Estimate to 3.1% + The World Markets and Commodities Wrap

Atlanta Fed Raises GDP Estimate to 3.1% + The World Markets and Commodities Wrap

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $XAU, $XAG, $CU, $OIL, $USO, $VXX FLASH: The S&P 500 staged a 70-pt rally during the final hr of trade, which led to a significant improvement in final sector standings, though all 11 sectors finished in the Red. The US economy is likely growing at a 3.1% annualized rate in Q-1, […]

Expect Another Fed Rate Cut Soon…

Expect Another Fed Rate Cut Soon…

$USD $GLD $XAU …the USD will weaken, gold will strengthen, short-term interest rates to Zero. Investment guru Jeffrey Gundlach says that he believes the Fed panicked in cutting interest rates earlier this week. “When I say panicked, it does not mean it is not justified. Sometimes panic is justified,” the Bond King said. The Bond […]

Home Buyers Like Wall Street Really Like ‘cheap money’

Home Buyers Like Wall Street  Really Like ‘cheap money’

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX A drop in interest rates in response to the Fed’s rate cut is adding urgency to a hiring spree across the mortgage industry. Executives at of the nation’s 15 biggest mortgage lenders, already gearing up for a busy Y 2020, anticipate hiring thousands of employees this year to keep up […]

The Gold Rally is Just Getting Started

The Gold Rally is Just Getting Started

$XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV $USD Gold spiked Tuesday, rising 49, at 1,638 oz. There will be more gains as more investors view the precious Yellow metal as insurance against financial market instability at a time of ultra-low interest rates. Gold got a lift from the Fed’s anticipated move Tuesday to cut its Key short-term rate […]

Companies and Executives are Buying Their Own Stocks in Here

Companies and Executives are Buying Their Own Stocks in Here

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Follow the insiders in this market Company executives see their own businesses daily, and through their actions are telling us that fears about the hit to economic growth because of COVID-19 are overdone. With that in mind, they are stepping up buying their own companies’ shares, and in all the […]

Gold and Silver Futures Up Almost 2% Monday

Gold and Silver Futures Up Almost 2% Monday

$XAU $XAG $GLV $SLV $USD Gold futures rebounded Monday, tacking on nearly 2% after suffering the sharpest drop since Y 2013 in the previous session, finding support as central banks promise to act appropriately to mitigate the effect of a viral outbreak that is expected to hurt global economies and supply chains. Bank of Japan […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) May Pull Out of the Australian Grand Prix on Virus Issues

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) May Pull Out of the Australian Grand Prix on Virus Issues

$RACE Headlines: Ferrari Team Boss Mattia Binotto said the team would need travel assurances before travelling and Australian Grand Prix bosses has said the race is ‘all systems go‘ Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) has threatened to pull out of the Melbourne Grand Prix due to coronavirus fears.  Ferrari team Boss Mattia Binotto said the team wants to compete in the F1 season opener […]

Atlanta Fed Lifts Q-1 GDP Estimate to 2.7%

Atlanta Fed Lifts Q-1 GDP Estimate to 2.7%

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX DJIA +1293.96 at 26703.29, NAS Comp +384.80 at 8952.17, S&P 500 +136.01 at 3090.23 The major averages spiked Monday with the S&P 500 recording its 1st gainer since 19 February. The US economy is likely growing at a 2.7% annualized rate in Q-1, based on the latest economic data, the Atlanta Federal Reserve’s GDPNow forecast model showed Monday. […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Last week Late Friday, the stock market put up a fight, on the close it was the worst week for equities since late Y 2008, as the S&P 500 (-0.8%) gave back 11.5% since the prior Friday, recording its 7th day running of losses, falling to its lowest level since […]

“Travel Restrictions, Closures Not ‘Off The Table'” + Coronavirus Explained (share this)

“Travel Restrictions, Closures Not ‘Off The Table

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said that The Trump Administration has not taken national travel restrictions or mass closures “off the table” due to the coronavirus. In a TV interview Sunday morning, Secretary Azar said there has not been “sufficient spread in the United States” at this point. “Right now, it’s important for people […]