Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) could weaken further

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) could weaken further

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) could weaken further Vastly improved downward momentum suggests AUD could weaken further but 0.6910 could be just out of reach for now. The anticipated weakness in AUD exceeded our expectation as it not only cracked 0.6970 but also the strong level of 0.6950 (overnight low of 0.6941). The vastly improved downward […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) shares fell as tensions between the United States and China intensified

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) shares fell as tensions between the United States and China intensified

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) shares fell as tensions between the United States and China intensified Shares in Asia were lower on Tuesday, a day after Beijing raised tariffs on some American goods in retaliation for Washington’s decision last week to increase duties on Chinese products. Mainland Chinese shares slipped on the day, with the […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) leads Asia stocks lower

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) leads Asia stocks lower

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) leads Asia stocks lower Asia Pacific stocks fell Tuesday, on the heels of a 2% drop at the start of the week for U.S. markets. Many indexes bounced off opening lows in early trading, with Japan’s Nikkei cutting its early losses by two-thirds as the trading day ramped up. […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) saw red as the trade war between China and the United States threatened to spiral out of control

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) saw red as the trade war between China and the United States threatened to spiral out of control

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) saw red as the trade war between China and the United States threatened to spiral out of control Asian markets saw red yesterday as the trade war between China and the United States threatened to spiral out of control, with both upping the ante. Bourses in Hong Kong, China and Japan […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) could dip below 1.2930

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) could dip below 1.2930

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) could dip below 1.2930 GBP could dip below 1.2930 but next support at 1.2900 could be just out of reach. Expectation for GBP to trade sideways yesterday was incorrect as it reversed quickly after touching 1.3040. While the sharp and swift drop to an overnight low of 1.2942 appears to be […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) weakness is expected to face solid support at 1.1205

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) weakness is expected to face solid support at 1.1205

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) weakness is expected to face solid support at 1.1205 Intraday risk is tilted to the downside but expect strong support at 1.1205. EUR traded between 1.1220 and 1.1265 yesterday, close to our expected sideway trading range of 1.1215/1.1265. The rapid set-back from 1.1265 has weakened the underlying tone and the intraday risk […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) bulls in a much better technical posture

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) bulls in a much better technical posture

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) bulls in a much better technical posture Gold prices are slightly lower in early-morning U.S. trading Tuesday. Prices did poke to a four-week high overnight. The yellow metal is seeing a normal corrective pullback following Monday’s good gains, which put the bulls in a much better technical posture. June gold futures […]

Record Number of Funds Buying Insurance Against Stocks Fall

Record Number of Funds Buying Insurance Against Stocks Fall

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX, $BAC, FLASH: Global investors’ equity allocations fell 6% in May and 34 % of fund managers have taken out protection against sharp stock market declines in coming months, Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s (NYSE:BAC) latest monthly survey found Tuesday. The proportion of investors preparing for equity falls is the highest […]

WhatsApp Security Flaws Allow Hackers to Access User Smartphones

WhatsApp Security Flaws Allow Hackers to Access User Smartphones

$FB Hackers have managed to install spyware onto an unknown number of people’s smartphones via a security flaw in WhatsApp’s messaging service. The Facebook-owned company confirmed Monday an advanced cyber actor had infected a “select number” of users phone’s with the malware it had discovered in early May. A fix was rolled out Friday but […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$KBH, $MRK, $PTCT, $TMHC, $ZM Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Tuesday follows: KB Home (NYSE:KBH) was raised to Overweight from Equal Weight […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

2$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Flat, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Down Notes: President Trump increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal, as he hiked US tariffs on $200-B worth of Chinese goods, and now targets $325-B more. Middle East focus: Saudi Arabia Monday said that 2 […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Hybrid Supercar Debuts in Less than 3-Weeks

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Hybrid Supercar Debuts in Less than 3-Weeks

$RACE Possibly most exciting debut by Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) out of the 5 new Supercars scheduled to take place this year is confirmed by the company CEO to take place at the end of May. During last weeks Quarterly earnings call, Ferrari CEO Louis Camilleri confirmed that the hybrid Supercar will make its grand debut later […]

The US-China Tariffs Up & Down

The US-China Tariffs Up & Down

Monday, China raised tariffs on a paltry $60-B of U.S. goods in retaliation for President Trump’s decision to increase tariffs on $200-B worth of Chinese imports last week, escalating the 10 month trade dispute between the world’s 2 largest economies. President Trump shook the world trade order by imposing unilateral tariffs to combat what he […]

Health Claims: CBD Oil

Health Claims: CBD Oil

FLASH: A CBD craze is sweeping across America and the World New products are cramming store shelves as the market explodes for what many believe to be a miracle cure-all. Everything from oils to gummies to pills, creams, and ointments are now for sale at supermarkets and specialty chains. You can even get massages infused […]

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

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

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

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) banks went ex-dividend and housing finance approvals came in weaker than expected

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) banks went ex-dividend and housing finance approvals came in weaker than expected

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) banks went ex-dividend and housing finance approvals came in weaker than expected The Australian share market has closed lower, pulled down by the financial sector as two banks went ex-dividend and housing finance approvals came in weaker than expected. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index finished down 13.3 points, or 0.21 per cent, […]

Is Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) rally on trade tensions sustainable?

Is Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X)  rally on trade tensions sustainable?

Is Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) rally on trade tensions sustainable? EUR/USD kept a cautious upward bias on Friday. After a slow start, the pair was propelled to the mid 1.12 area as US CPI data (slightly) missed market expectations. US-German interest rate differentials initially narrowed further, but this move was partially reversed at the end of […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) suddenly turns on global risk sell-off

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) suddenly turns on global risk sell-off

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) suddenly turns on global risk sell-off Pound Sterling starts the new week slightly firmer against the Euro with 1 GBP buying 1.1585 EUR on the inter-bank market. The Pound suffered five consecutive days of losses against the Euro last week, with the exchange rate falling over a percent and a half, confirming […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) continues its bearish movement

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) continues its bearish movement

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) continues its bearish movement On the long-term outlook, XAGUSD continues its bearish movement. The Bearish movement continues last week as predicted. There was a breakout at the lower trend line of the triangle and the Bears exerted more pressure last week and the price moved towards $14 level. The Bears […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Japanese economic schedules are light as far as major economic releases are concerned

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Japanese economic schedules are light as far as major economic releases are concerned

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Japanese economic schedules are light as far as major economic releases are concerned Uncertainty over U.S.-China trade relations drove the price action last week in the Japanese Yen. It wasn’t the actual possibility that a potential trade deal would fall apart and the trade dispute between the economic powerhouses would escalate, […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) fell as Sino-U.S. trade tensions and uncertainty over a deal weighed on yuan

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) fell as Sino-U.S. trade tensions and uncertainty over a deal weighed on yuan

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) fell as Sino-U.S. trade tensions and uncertainty over a deal weighed on yuan Gold prices fell on Monday as Sino-U.S. trade tensions and uncertainty over a deal weighed on yuan, making bullion expensive for buyers in world’s largest consumer – China. Spot gold was down 0.3% at $1,282.78 per ounce, as […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) deepening sense of unease among investors

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) deepening sense of unease among investors

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) deepening sense of unease among investors It is becoming evident that the U.S./Chinese trade issues are going to become a point of contention for the markets going forward. We’ve been reviewing as much news as possible in an attempt to build a consensus for the future of the U.S. […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) with US and China deadlocked in trade deal negotiations and uncertainty growing among investors

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) with US and China deadlocked in trade deal negotiations and uncertainty growing among investors

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) with US and China deadlocked in trade deal negotiations and uncertainty growing among investors With the US and China deadlocked in trade deal negotiations and uncertainty growing among investors, the Singapore market started the week in negative territory, continuing to trend downwards in the afternoon session. While the market rebounded on […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) falling back into key support level

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) falling back into key support level

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) falling back into key support level AUD/USD has been in consolidation mode over the past fortnight, with the pair exhibiting lower highs and largely flatlining lows during that time. We are seeing a return to that $0.6962 support level this morning, with the reaction to that level likely to prove key to […]

United States Oil (USO) investors and traders fretted over global economic growth prospects

United States Oil (USO) investors and traders fretted over global economic growth prospects

United States Oil (USO) investors and traders fretted over global economic growth prospects Oil futures were mixed on Monday, with U.S. crude edging lower, as investors and traders fretted over global economic growth prospects amid a standoff in Sino-U.S. trade talks. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) futures were at $61.58 per barrel, down 9 cents, or 0.2% at […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) rebounded from early losses to snap a four-day losing streak

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) rebounded from early losses to snap a four-day losing streak

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) rebounded from early losses to snap a four-day losing streak US stocks have rebounded from early losses to snap a four-day losing streak after US President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said trade talks between the United States and China were “constructive”. The benchmark S&P 500 index had dropped as […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) China Trade War Pressures Stock Market Rally

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) China Trade War Pressures Stock Market Rally

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) China Trade War Pressures Stock Market Rally Dow Jones futures fell sharply Sunday, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures. President Donald Trump said Sunday that the U.S. is “right where we want to be” as the China trade war escalates. But the current stock market rally is under […]

Despite Challenges, Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Is a Safer Bet on China

Despite Challenges, Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA)  Is a Safer Bet on China

Despite Challenges, Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Is a Safer Bet on China The Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) has a lot at stake when it reports 4Q earnings on Wednesday. Its shares have rallied about 30% since the January lows, on optimism that the Chinese consumer economy remains strong enough to support expansion in the company’s […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) recorded double-digit gains over the weekend

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) recorded double-digit gains over the weekend

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) recorded double-digit gains over the weekend Bitcoin climbed to its highest mark since September, jumping over $US7,500 ($10,865) at one stage, as a rally in cryptocurrencies gathered pace in weekend trading. Bitcoin advanced 12 per cent from Friday to $US7,033.41 at midday AEST, having earlier hit $US7,585, according to Bitstamp pricing. The […]

Darkstar Ventures, Inc. (DAVC:PK) taken the market by storm

Darkstar Ventures, Inc. (DAVC:PK) taken the market by storm

Darkstar Ventures, Inc. (DAVC:PK) taken the market by storm Darkstar Ventures Inc (OTCMKTS: DAVC) has taken the market by storm on announcing plans to merge with Samsara Luggage. Shares of the company have exploded up the charts on the news. DARKSTAR VENTURE PRICE ANALYSIS A merger with Samsara could not have come at a better time […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Turns out there’s more ways to use Autopilot than we imagined

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Turns out there’s more ways to use Autopilot than we imagined

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Turns out there’s more ways to use Autopilot than we imagined Elon Musk, who’s had federal regulators scrutinising his Twitter feed and Tesla’s Autopilot technology, invited fresh attention to both by making light of a pornographic video filmed inside one of the company’s cars. The chief executive officer sent a series of tweets loaded with double […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) paid investors $363 billion to continue holding the stock

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) paid investors $363 billion to continue holding the stock

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) paid investors $363 billion to continue holding the stock Apple shares have outperformed the stock market this year, riding up 27% year-to-date vs. 15% for the S&P 500 index*. That is counterintuitive because, frankly, Apple is struggling. iPhone sales declined -17% year-on-year in the last quarter, despite the introduction of new, higher-priced […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$XLRN, $ALC, $HOME, $GH, $IAC, $HUN, $LOW, $PINS Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Monday follows: Acceleron Pharma Inc.’s (NASDAQ:XLRN) price target raised […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

2$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Off, USD Flat, Crude Oil Mixed, Stocks Down Notes: President Trump increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal, as he hiked US tariffs on $200-B worth of Chinese goods, and now targets $325-B more. The UAE said Sunday that 4 commercial vessels were […]

President Trump is Feeding China a ‘Banquet of Bitter Fruit’

President Trump is Feeding China a ‘Banquet of Bitter Fruit’

FLASH: US and China at impasse over trade, Larry Kudlow says new tariffs will remain. The United States and China appeared at a deadlock over trade negotiations Sunday as Washington demanded promises of concrete changes to Chinese law and Beijing said it would not swallow any “bitter fruit” that harmed its interests. The trade dispute […]

Box Office: ‘Detective Pikachu’ Uncovers $58-M’

Box Office: ‘Detective Pikachu’ Uncovers $58-M’

$DIS, $LGF, $TWX MGM’s ‘The Hustle’, pulled in $13.5-M, and eOne and STX’s ‘Poms’, disappointed with $5.1-M. Avengers: Endgame has retained its #1 spotat the domestic box office for a 3rd week running. Marvel’s Endgame earning $61.3-M in NA. The movie’s cumulative global box office is now $2.485-B, now 2nd to James Cameron’s all-time earner, […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Treasury yields rose and demand for risk increased amid optimism over U.S.-China relations

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Treasury yields rose and demand for risk increased amid optimism over U.S.-China relations

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Treasury yields rose and demand for risk increased amid optimism over U.S.-China relations The Dollar/Yen rallied on Friday as Treasury yields rose and demand for risk increased amid optimism over U.S.-China relations. Although a trade deal between the two economic powerhouses wasn’t reached, the price action suggests investors felt there was […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) poised to start Monday trade on a positive note

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) poised to start Monday trade on a positive note

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) poised to start Monday trade on a positive note The sharemarket is poised to start Monday trade on a positive note ahead of what is likely to be a volatile week dominated by the renewed US-China trade skirmish and the release of key unemployment data. Futures markets suggest the benchmark S&P/ASX […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Buy on Dips

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Buy on Dips

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) Buy on Dips Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. The projected upper bound is: 1,305.84. The projected lower bound is: 1,264.28. The projected closing price is: 1,285.06. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 5 white candles […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) rejected by 50-day moving average

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) rejected by 50-day moving average

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) rejected by 50-day moving average The Euro-to-Dollar rate is set to begin trading around 1.1232 Sunday after rising by a quarter of a percent during the previous week, although studies of the charts suggest further upside may be increasingly difficult for the single currency to attain over the coming days.   Europe’s currency […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) takes cues from jobs data; USD retail sales

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) takes cues from jobs data; USD retail sales

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) takes cues from jobs data; USD retail sales The Pound-to-Dollar rate is set to begin trading around 1.3000 on Sunday after closing more than one percent lower last week, although studies of the charts suggest the outlook for the exchange rate has turned neutral of late.  Sterling still ceded ground to […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) prices are stalling

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) prices are stalling

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) prices are stalling China remains gripped in a slowdown, which is bad news for Australia, as the Asian giant is China’s largest trading partner. Chinese manufacturing PMI dropped to 50.1 in April, pointing to stagnation. Building approvals swung wildly, falling 15.5% in March, after a gain of 19.1% a month earlier. […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) President Donald Trump says US-China relations remain “very strong”

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) President Donald Trump says US-China relations remain “very strong”

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) President Donald Trump says US-China relations remain “very strong” Mr Trump said talks between Washington and Beijing will continue even after a deadline passed on Friday for them to reach an agreement. As a result the US raised tariffs to 25% from 10% on goods from China. China says […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) fears of an all-out U.S.-Chinese trade war rocked equities last week

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) fears of an all-out U.S.-Chinese trade war rocked equities last week

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) fears of an all-out U.S.-Chinese trade war rocked equities last week Shares and oil prices have tumbled after President Donald Trump jolted markets with a threat to raise more tariffs on imports from China, spooking investors who had been expecting good news this week on trade. The Shanghai Composite index plunged […]

Yoga Injuries are on the Rise, Do Not Over Do It

Yoga Injuries are on the Rise, Do Not Over Do It

NOTE : Over 65 anni, do gentle and restorative yoga, avoid injury A recent study published in the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, noted that yoga injuries are on the rise, especially among older adults. The study, titled “Yoga-Related Injuries in the United States From 2001 to 2014,” found that there were 29,950 yoga-related injuries […]

China is “Cautiously Optimistic”on Trump Trade Talks Despite Tariffs’ Escalation

China is “Cautiously Optimistic”on Trump Trade Talks Despite Tariffs’ Escalation

China and the US have agreed to hold more trade talks in Beijing, Vice Premier Liu He said as President Trump ordered his trade Chief to begin the process of imposing tariffs on all remaining imports from China. Mr. Liu voiced some optimism on reaching a deal, but said there were “issues of principle” on […]

Marijuana Extracts Appear to Help Autistic Children

Marijuana Extracts Appear to Help Autistic Children

Marijuana extracts appear to help children with autism, reducing their disruptive behavior while improving their social responsiveness, a new Israeli clinical trial reports. Kids treated with either a whole-plant cannabis extract or a pure combination of cannabidiol (CBD) and THC experienced a significant improvement in their symptoms, compared with a control group given a placebo, […]

F1: The Spanish Grand Prix, Bottas on the Pole

F1: The Spanish Grand Prix, Bottas on the Pole

$RACE Qualifying, Saturday’s Results, Times, Final Grid Valtteri Bottas continued his sterling Y 2019 season Saturday, he led a MercedesAMG front-row lockout in qualifying at the F1 Spanish Grand Prix. MercedesAMG racers were dominant on the day, and Mr. Bottas took the Pole with a time of 1min, 15.406secs, team-mate Lewis Hamilton will join him […]

SEC Approves the Long-Term Stock Exchange

SEC Approves the Long-Term Stock Exchange

$ICE, $NADQ Friday, US regulators approved a new stock exchange that is the brainchild of a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, a move that will give high-growth technology companies more options to list their shares outside of the traditional New York exchanges. The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Friday approved the creation of the Long-Term Stock […]

CBD Can Cross Blood-Brain Barrier

CBD Can Cross Blood-Brain Barrier

More than 100 years ago, scientists discovered not everything injected into the bloodstream would reach the brain or spinal cord. Through research, scientists discovered the blood-brain barrier is semi permeable; in other words, it allows some materials to cross into our neurological system, but prevents others. The importance of the blood-brain barrier to the health […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), MercedesAMG Very Close in Friday’s Practice

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), MercedesAMG Very Close in Friday’s Practice

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) has tended to start fastest on Fridays this season, only for their race weekends disappoint. And in Spain this Friday, both Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc agreed they had not yet got the car’s balance right with the new updates. “Engine-wise we are happy. It is Friday so it is difficult to […]

US Stocks Saw Key Reversal On Positive Trade News

US Stocks Saw Key Reversal On Positive Trade News

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: US stocks saw a Key reversal, triggered by positive-sounding trade rhetoric and short-covering action Early Friday, the trade uncertainty prompted broad-based selling in equities and general efforts to de-risk. The S&P 500 also fell below its 50-Day MA (2862), Key support. Selling abated soon after the conclusion of the […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) The United States and China have begun a critical day of trade negotiations

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) The United States and China have begun a critical day of trade negotiations

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) The United States and China have begun a critical day of trade negotiations The US has not backed down from its threat to increase tariffs to 25 per cent, on $US200 billion ($286 billion) worth of Chinese imports, at 2:01pm (AEST). Furthermore, US President Donald Trump said that paperwork had […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) co-founder Chris Hughes wrote in a New York Times op-ed that regulators must check CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s power

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) co-founder Chris Hughes wrote in a New York Times op-ed that regulators must check CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s power

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) co-founder Chris Hughes wrote in a New York Times op-ed that regulators must check CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s power Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes issued a forceful call for regulators to break up the company he helped build in a New York Times op-ed published Thursday. Hughes, who left Facebook to work for Barack […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Trump talks of ‘beautiful letter’ from China’s Xi

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Trump talks of ‘beautiful letter’ from China’s Xi

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Trump talks of ‘beautiful letter’ from China’s Xi U.S. stocks pulled well off the day’s lows Thursday but the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq finished lower for a fourth session as trade tensions ramped up after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened tariff retaliation on China, which he claims “broke the deal”. However, […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Can shares keep outperforming while trading at the high point of their five-year historical high?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Can shares keep outperforming while trading at the high point of their five-year historical high?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Can shares keep outperforming while trading at the high point of their five-year historical high? Despite concerns earlier in the year about iPhone demand, Apple Inc. shares have rebounded nicely — so nicely, in fact, that the stock is now “as expensive as ever.” That’s according to Bernstein analyst Toni Sacconaghi, who […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Attorneys for Tesla Inc. asked a Delaware judge to dismiss shareholders’ complaints

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Attorneys for Tesla Inc. asked a Delaware judge to dismiss shareholders’ complaints

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Attorneys for Tesla Inc. asked a Delaware judge to dismiss shareholders’ complaints Attorneys for Tesla Inc. asked a Delaware judge Thursday to dismiss shareholders’ complaints over a compensation plan that could net CEO Elon Musk more than $50 billion over the next decade. A shareholder lawsuit filed last June alleges that Musk […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) allowing businesses from a select few other countries to sell goods on its platform

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) allowing businesses from a select few other countries to sell goods on its platform

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) allowing businesses from a select few other countries to sell goods on its platform China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba is now allowing businesses from a select few other countries to sell goods on its platform. AliExpress, which enabled small and medium-sized companies in China to sell goods to over 150 countries, […]

United States Oil (USO) escalation in the Sino-American trade spat raising the potential to dent energy demand

United States Oil (USO) escalation in the Sino-American trade spat raising the potential to dent energy demand

United States Oil (USO) escalation in the Sino-American trade spat raising the potential to dent energy demand U.S. crude-oil prices declined Thursday, while global benchmark prices ended a few pennies higher, with escalation in the Sino-American trade spat raising the potential to dent energy demand. Those concerns have more than offset the price-supportive weekly decline […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) rebounding from a major decline

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) rebounding from a major decline

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) rebounding from a major decline Twitter (TWTR) shares are rebounding from a major decline and find themselves near a new buy point, as the company reimagines its ubiquitous platform and widens its reach. Among the innovations is a tool that lets users quickly access their smartphone cameras to insert photos. It’s also […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) edging closer to a record high

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) edging closer to a record high

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) edging closer to a record high Amazon stock is edging closer to a record high, fueled by a strong first-quarter earnings report and a plan to offer free one-day shipping to its best customers. Is Amazon stock a buy as it once again nears a market cap of $1 trillion? Few companies […]

2021 May Be the Year of Fresh All-Time-Highs for Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X)

2021 May Be the Year of Fresh All-Time-Highs for Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X)

2021 May Be the Year of Fresh All-Time-Highs for Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) At the time of writing, Bitcoin is trading up over 2% at its current price of $6,050, up significantly from its weekly lows of $5,500. Over the past month, BTC has incurred significant upwards momentum that is showing few signs of faltering, as it has […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$LPI, $MTCH, $NEE, $RL, $SF Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Friday follows: Laredo Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:LPI) was raised to Outperform from Neutral […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Firm, USD Down, Crude Oil Steady, Stocks Mixed Notes: President Trump has increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal, as he hiked US tariffs on $200-B worth of Chinese goods 12:01a Friday, and targets $325-B more.. China Vice Premier Liu He is in […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Holds the Key to Formula One’s Management Changes

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Holds the Key to Formula One’s Management Changes

$RACE, $FWONK FLASH: F1 is reportedly planning to replace its CEO, Chase Carey with Toto Wolff, boss of reigning champions MercedesAMG. F1 is owned by the investment firm Liberty Media’s Formula One Group (NASDAQ:FWONK). British billionaire Bernie Ecclestone, who had been F1’s boss for nearly 40 years, was replaced by mustachioed Chase Carey Liberty’s contract […]

Fusion Appoints General Manager to Alba Wellness Valley by Fusion

Fusion Appoints General Manager to Alba Wellness Valley by Fusion

Fusion Appoints General Manager to Alba Wellness Valley by Fusion The newest resort in Fusion’s expanding portfolio will be run by Hylton Lipkin HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (May 10, 2019) — Wellness-inspired hospitality brand Fusion hired former team member Hylton Lipkinearlier this year as GM of Alba Wellness Valley by Fusion, a natural hot springs […]

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

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

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

Westports Holdings Berhad (5246:KL) remains neutral on its near to medium-term prospect with an unchanged throughout growth assumption of 5%

Westports Holdings Berhad (5246:KL) remains neutral on its near to medium-term prospect with an unchanged throughout growth assumption of 5%

Westports Holdings Berhad (5246:KL) remains neutral on its near to medium-term prospect with an unchanged throughout growth assumption of 5% Kenanga research has maintained its market perform rating on Westports Holdings Bhd with an unchanged target price of RM3.75. Following a meeting with Westports’ management, the research house said its remains neutral on its near […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Chinese equities aren’t hanging around to see how the latest round of trade talks plays out

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Chinese equities aren’t hanging around to see how the latest round of trade talks plays out

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Chinese equities aren’t hanging around to see how the latest round of trade talks plays out Foreign investors in Chinese equities aren’t hanging around to see how the latest round of trade talks plays out. They’ve net sold an average 4.4 billion yuan ($646 million) of mainland shares a day […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) will continue to see a lot of choppiness

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) will continue to see a lot of choppiness

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) will continue to see a lot of choppiness The British pound has gone back and forth during the trading session on Thursday, as we continue to deal with the 1.30 level as a magnet for price. Looking at this chart, it’s obvious that we have seen the lot of back-and-forth action, so […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) recent range finally got broken on a sudden bullish spike

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) recent range finally got broken on a sudden bullish spike

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) recent range finally got broken on a sudden bullish spike EUR/USD is trading in a bear trend below its main simple moving averages (SMAs). On Thursday buyers almost reached 1.1255 where lies the 50 SMA.   Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) risk aversion continues to dominate

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) risk aversion continues to dominate

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) risk aversion continues to dominate The USD/JPY pair closed the previous day below the 110 mark for the first time since early April yesterday and extended its slide today to touch its lowest level since the first week of February at 109.60. Following that drop, the pair staged a modest rebound […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) very sensitive to the Chinese economic situation

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) very sensitive to the Chinese economic situation

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) very sensitive to the Chinese economic situation The Australian dollar has fallen a bit during the trading session on Thursday, as we continue to see the 0.70 level as an area of interest. Beyond that, there is a significant amount of support extending all the way down to the 0.68 level. This […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) some safe-haven demand is featured today as the U.S. stock market is selling off

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) some safe-haven demand is featured today as the U.S. stock market is selling off

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) some safe-haven demand is featured today as the U.S. stock market is selling off Gold prices are moderately up and have hit daily highs in late-morning action Thursday. Some safe-haven demand is featured today as the U.S. stock market is selling off again, with the major indexes hitting multi-week lows. U.S.-China […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) poised to open lower

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) poised to open lower

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) poised to open lower Australian shares are poised to open lower, dragged down by Wall Street with attention focussed on the US-China trade talks in Washington. For local investors, the focus is on the RBA which will release its Statement on Monetary Policy at 11.30am AEST, in which it is expected […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) skidded lower as U.S.-China trade tensions rose

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) skidded lower as U.S.-China trade tensions rose

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) skidded lower as U.S.-China trade tensions rose Asian markets skidded lower Thursday as U.S.-China trade tensions rose, with President Donald Trump saying China “broke the deal” and China vowing to retaliate if the U.. raises tariffs on Friday. The U.S. is set to raise tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods […]

Wilmar International Weekly HEFFX Highlights

Wilmar International Weekly HEFFX Highlights

Wilmar International Limited is a Singapore-based agribusiness company. The Company’s business activities include oil palm cultivation, oilseed crushing, edible oils refining, sugar milling and refining, manufacturing of consumer products, specialty fats, oleo chemicals, biodiesel and fertilizers, as well as rice and flour milling. Its segments include Tropical Oils (Plantation, Manufacturing & Merchandising); Oilseeds & Grains […]

Golden Agri-Resources HEFFX Highlights

Golden Agri-Resources HEFFX Highlights

Golden Agri-Resources Ltd is a palm oil plantation company. The Company is engaged as an investment holding company. Its primary activities include cultivating and harvesting oil palm trees, processing fresh fruit bunches (FFB) into crude palm oil (CPO) and palm kernel (PK), refining CPO into industrial and consumer products, as well as merchandising palm products […]

Comfortdelgro Corporation Weekly HEFFX Highlights: $2.6 target

Comfortdelgro Corporation Weekly HEFFX Highlights: $2.6 target

ComfortDelGro Corporation Limited is a Singapore-based investment holding company. The Company provides management services. It operates through eight segments: Bus, Bus station, Rail, Taxi, Automotive engineering services, Inspection and testing services, Car rental and leasing, and Driving centre. The Bus segment provides scheduled services and coach rental services; Bus station segment provides public bus services; […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) US President Donald Trump has said China “broke the deal” in trade talks, ramping up hostilities ahead of negotiations between the two sides

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) US President Donald Trump has said China “broke the deal” in trade talks, ramping up hostilities ahead of negotiations between the two sides

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) US President Donald Trump has said China “broke the deal” in trade talks, ramping up hostilities ahead of negotiations between the two sides AGENCIES NEW YORK US President Donald Trump has said China “broke the deal” in trade talks, ramping up hostilities ahead of negotiations between the two sides. […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) continues to see a lot of struggle

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) continues to see a lot of struggle

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) continues to see a lot of struggle Silver markets have fallen during the trading session on Thursday, showing signs of weakness. However, we are still within a rising wedge, which extends down to about $14.60 currently. If we were to break down through that level, silver could fall rather hard. […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$CMG, $GLOB, $HAS, $LC, $MSEX, $MOS, $DIS Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Thursday follows: Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE:CMG) was reiterated as […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USD, $USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Down, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Down Notes: And again, President Trump has increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal, saying he will hike US tariffs on $200-B worth of Chinese goods tat 12:01a Friday, and targets $325-B more.. China wants the tariffs […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Out to Break MercedesAMG’s 1-2 Grip on the Season at Barcelona

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Out to Break MercedesAMG’s 1-2 Grip on the Season at Barcelona

$RACE The MercedesAMG team has set a new record of 4 consecutive 1-2’s at the start of a season. Just 1 point separates the Silver Arrow drivers Messrs Bottas and Hamilton in the drivers’ championship Super performances are good but a Key thing MercedesAMG does not want is a repeat of the 2016 Spanish Grand […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is a Unique Company, the Market is Beginning to Understand It

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is a Unique Company, the Market is Beginning to Understand It

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) released their Q-1 earnings early Tuesday morning, and they are Super with EPS/1.08 easily beat EPS/0.88 consensus estimate and, even more impressive, revenues grew by 13%, not minus as analysts predicted. Ferrari’s numbers are not just Super, they are informative on several subjects currently on the minds of investors. I have been […]

Central Banks Around the World are Buying Gold, Are You?

Central Banks Around the World are Buying Gold, Are You?

$XAU, $GLD FLASH: Central banks around the world are buying gold in near-record amounts to shore up their financial positions before the next crisis occurs. Most investors understand that gold plays a valuable role in a sound investment portfolio, but unless you are already a gold investor you likely do not know of best ways […]

Tune Protect Group Berhad (5230:KL) has appointed William Foo as chief executive officer

Tune Protect Group Berhad (5230:KL) has appointed William Foo as chief executive officer

Tune Protect Group Berhad (5230:KL) has appointed William Foo as chief executive officer Tune Protect Group Bhd has appointed William Foo as chief executive officer of Tune Insurance Malaysia Bhd effective today.  Foo has over 25 years of experience in the general insurance industry, and has been chief operating officer of QBE Insurance Malaysia. He is an associate […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) mood remained wary and dull earnings updates kept a lid on gains

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) mood remained wary and dull earnings updates kept a lid on gains

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) mood remained wary and dull earnings updates kept a lid on gains Britain’s FTSE 100 ended higher on Wednesday as investors welcomed indications from Washington that it and Beijing could be closer to a trade deal, though the mood remained wary and dull earnings updates kept a lid on gains. The […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) trade data for April, released Wednesday morning, showed exports missed expectations while imports saw a surprise gain

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) trade data for April, released Wednesday morning, showed exports missed expectations while imports saw a surprise gain

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) trade data for April, released Wednesday morning, showed exports missed expectations while imports saw a surprise gain Asia stocks declined Wednesday as investors digested ongoing developments in the U.S.-China trade negotiations, which sent stateside shares tumbling overnight. Mainland Chinese shares were lower on the day, with the Shanghai composite down […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) don’t be surprised if the volatility picks up

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) don’t be surprised if the volatility picks up

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) don’t be surprised if the volatility picks up The British pound has fallen during the trading session on Wednesday, reaching towards the vital 1.30 level. We have broken below this level before though, so it’s not exactly an possible that we continue to go lower. In general, we obviously have the Brexit […]

US-China Trade Talks “Have Not Broken Down”

US-China Trade Talks “Have Not Broken Down”

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