Stock Market Seasonality: Be Careful This Summer!

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Automatically receive the internet’s most informative articles bi-weekly via our free bi-weekly Market Intelligence Report newsletter (sample here). Register in the top right hand corner of this page. …The popular seasonal stock market saying “sell in May and go away” conveys that the stock market tends to under-perform in the six summer months compared to the… Read More

Florida Reports Just 7 Deaths, New Jersey Sees Promising Drop In Hospitalizations: Live Updates

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Summary: NYSE floor trading reopens Global COVID-19 cases top 5.5 mil Montenegro now ‘coronavirus-free’ Tory junior minister resigns over Cummings scandal UK nears 50k deaths UK plans to reopen car showrooms US death toll: 99,800 Merck buys Austrian biotech company Novovax announces start of human trial in Australia CDC estimates infection mortality rate at less… Read More

How many companies are worth less than zero?

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By 1920, former New York Yankees outfielder George Halas’s baseball career was finished. Halas had only played 12 games as a professional when a hip injury abruptly ended his dream of making it big. Being a baseball player was all Halas really knew, and with his career finished, he had limited prospects. Eventually he was… Read More

Memorial Day Airline Business Shows Signs of Recovery, Still Down 87%

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Airlines don’t expect a quick recovery back to “normal” either. Based on their decisions about aircraft in their fleets, they expect this to drag out for years. By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET. This was the first big travel weekend of the Pandemic Era – meaning a holiday weekend when normally Americans like to go somewhere. So let’s… Read More

Thermal Paper Market Size Worth USD 5.85 Billion by 2027; Increasing Applications Across Diverse Industry Verticals to Aid Growth, says Fortune Business Insights™

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Pune, May 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The global thermal paper market size is projected to reach USD 5.85 billion by the end of 2027. Increasing applications of the product across diverse industry verticals will aid the growth of the overall market in the coming years. According to a report published by Fortune Business Insights,… Read More

U.S. LNG exports drop more than a third as pandemic shrinks demand

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NEW YORK, May 26 (Reuters) – U.S. liquefied natural gas exports are down by more than a third since governments started imposing lockdowns to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Worldwide gas prices have plunged as lockdowns squeezed energy demand even as strong renewables output boosted supply. Gas prices are more expensive now in the… Read More

Judd Hirschberg – Tutorial on Trading

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Daniel Lacalle: China Already Seeing Stagflation

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Submitted by Taps Coogan on the 26th of May 2020 to The Sounding Line. Enjoy The Sounding Line? Click here to subscribe. Daniel Lacalle, Chief Economist at Tressis Gestión and author of several books including ‘Escape from the Central Bank Trap‘ and ‘Freedom or Equality,’ recently spoke with Main Street for Wall Street in a… Read More

Fear is Still on Holiday

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Overview: The heightened tensions between the US and China sapped risk-appetites before the weekend, but appear to be missing in action today.  Equity markets have rebounded strongly. Nearly all the equity markets in the Asia Pacific region rose (India was a laggard) led by an almost 3% rally in Australia, which was seen as particularly… Read More

Southern European Prices Fall as Lockdown Eases

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Spanish society is slowly adapting to the relaxation of some anti-coronavirus measures. Many steel distributors are back at work, selling mainly to industrial clients rather than the auto sector. Domestic vehicle production dropped sharply, in March, and then stopped completely, in April. The lack of demand, for coated coil, led to substantial discounting by the… Read More

Russia Surpasses 362K Coronavirus Cases as New Infections Stabilize

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The strongman leader of Russia’s southern Chechnya region, Ramzan Kadyrov, was receiving treatment for a suspected coronavirus infection, news agencies reported Thursday citing sources, though his aides did not confirm it. One of Russia’s most high-profile virus cases, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, returned to work this week after receiving treatment for the illness in hospital. Overall, 118,798… Read More

How China Is Building and Bugging Government Offices In African Nations

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Authored by Bonnie Evans via The Epoch Times, China has been building key government offices and facilities in African countries for decades and fitting them with gear that likely allows the Chinese government to spy on everyone, from presidents and prime ministers to judges and generals and beyond, according to a recent Heritage Foundation report. More than… Read More

Celyad Announces June 2020 Conference Schedule

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MONT-SAINT-GUIBERT, Belgium, May 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Celyad ((Euronext Brussels and Paris, NASDAQ:CYAD), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of CAR-T cell therapies, today announced that the company plans to participate in the following virtual investor conferences in June 2020: Jefferies Virtual Healthcare Conference Date: Tuesday, June 2 – Thursday, June 4,… Read More

Trump vs. Biden: What’s at Stake for Metals Investors?

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The China virus, the economic lockdowns, and the multi-trillion-dollar rescue efforts of central bankers have dominated markets over the past three months. However, as lockdowns gradually lift and the 2020 election draws nearer, investors will begin to focus more on political developments. The once-strong economy that President Donald Trump had hoped would propel him to… Read More

Tuesday’s News Links

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[Reuters] Japan shares hit 10-week peak, S&P 500 tests 3,000 [Reuters] Oil climbs as suppliers stick to output cuts, coronavirus lockdowns ease [Reuters] BOJ’s Kuroda says ready to do more for economy after emergency lifts [Reuters] China to strengthen policy, lower lending rates: PBOC Governor [Yahoo/Bloomberg] Speculators Target Hong Kong’s Currency on Outflow Concern [Bloomberg] Foreigners Flee India’s Bond Market Just… Read More

QE To Infinity Leads To A Systemic Reset Involving Gold And Silver

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Scott Pelley, “60 Minutes:” “Where does it [money] come from?” Do you just print it?” Jay Powell: “We print it digitally. So as a central bank, we have the ability to create money digitally. And we do that by buying Treasury Bills or bonds for other government guaranteed securities. And that actually increases the money… Read More