Tesla’s Warranty Expense “Income”

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Note: Tesla is a fascinating case in fraud and of the “wizard” behind the fraud, who has managed to pull the wool over a large population of stock gamblers. Tesla is a saga for the ages and likely the biggest Ponzi scheme in U.S. history.  The Company and its CEO are truly emblematic of the… Read More

Calling Things by Their Real Names

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One does not need money to convey one’s thoughts, but what money does allow is the drowning out of speech of those without money by those with a lot of money. In last week’s explanation of why the Federal Reserve is evil, I invoked the principle of calling things by their real names, a concept that drew… Read More

Are Signs of a Market Bubble Everywhere?

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Stocks push to an all time high as the S&P closes above its expected move for the first time in an incredible 23 weeks. In this crucial weekend video newsletter update Don looks at 30 years worth of market data to try to determine if this market is in a bubble. Watch this video now… Read More

OK December Retail Sales: 2.2% Q4 GDP Growth Incoming

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Weak PPI Report Signals No Rate Cuts Just like headline CPI, headline PPI was up because of energy prices. It increased from 1.1% to 1.3% which met estimates. Commodities inflation has been low in the past few years as most inflation has been coming from wages. PPI excluding energy and food fell from 1.3% to… Read More

Stock Bubbles And Dutch Tulip Bulbs

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“People were purchasing bulbs at higher and higher prices, intending to re-sell them for a profit. Such a scheme could not last unless someone was ultimately willing to pay such high prices and take possession of the bulbs. In February 1637, tulip traders could no longer find new buyers willing to pay increasingly inflated prices… Read More

Expected Move Continues to Drive Markets

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Stocks explode higher to the edge of the expected move.  Once again the options market is driving the stock market.  Here’s why this happens and how you can recognize the opportunities in this market… The post Expected Move Continues to Drive Markets appeared first on Theo Trade. Source: First Rebuttal

81% Of S&P 500 Firms Have Beaten Q4 EPS Estimates

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Very Slight Increase On Wednesday Wednesday’s action was interesting. Mostly because the market’s morning gains were quickly wiped away in the afternoon. Especially as it looked like a real selloff was coming. However, the market rebounded in the last few minutes. Many were expecting the beginning of the sharp decline that we’ve waiting for, for… Read More

Which Stocks Join Market for Another New High?

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Another day, another new stock market high.  But what stocks in the SP500 specifically are joining the market, holding up the market, and what does it mean?  In tonight’s video, Corey updates new levels for the broader indexes along with tactics for trading these trending stocks at new 52-week or all-time highs… The post Which… Read More

Volatility Died As Large Cap Tech Dominated

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Slight Decline On Tuesday The stock market fell slightly on Tuesday, although, small caps rallied. It’s ironic that small caps rallied and outperformed on the same day the NFIB small business index fell. To be clear, small firms in the NFIB survey aren’t large enough to be in the Russell 2000. And the decline in… Read More

Focusing on this Week's Financial Earnings in Play

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As we kick-off the first earnings season of 2020, major financial lead the way this week.  Wells Fargo (WFC) went the opposite direction from Citigroup (C) and JP Morgan (JPM) today, but we have more companies in play for Wednesday, Thursday, and beyond.  In tonight’s video, Corey highlights today’s earnings plays, daily chart trends with… Read More

Stocks Are Very Overbought: Chart Extravaganza

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Stocks On A Rampage: Recent Returns Signal A Good 2020 Many predicted there would be a correction in January, but instead we have seen a continuation of this rally for the ages. S&P 500 is already up 1.78% year to date. That’s almost half the gains expected for the entire year. In this article, I… Read More

Instability Rising: Why 2020 Will Be Different

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In 2020, increasing monetary and fiscal stimulus will be the equivalent of spraying gasoline on a fire to extinguish it. Economically, the 11 years since the Global Financial Crisis of 2008-09 have been one relatively coherent era of modest growth, rising wealth/income inequality and coordinated central bank stimulus every time a crisis threatened to disrupt the… Read More

The Fed Is Going All-In To Keep The System From Collapsing

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Gresham’s Law in action: The diminishing availability of physical gold from the market (per several different accounts in London) corresponds to the proliferation of fiat currency printing and paper gold derivatives. Since September the Fed has increased the size of its balance sheet by $414 billion or 11% in less than four months. It’s the… Read More

Another Day, Another Rally?

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As the stock market continues to rally Don looks at 2 trading strategies you can use right now that don’t depend on the day to day moves of the market. Watch now to find out the 2 strategies… The post Another Day, Another Rally? appeared first on Theo Trade. Source: First Rebuttal

Wage Growth Disappoints, Sending the 10 Year Yield Lower

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Stocks Decline, But They’re Still Overbought Stocks fell on Friday amidst the modestly disappointing jobs report, but they are still overbought. We need a flush lower to cleanse the market of euphoria, not a 0.29% decline. CNN fear and greed index only fell 2 points to 91 which is extreme greed. Usually the CNN index… Read More

Only In America And Banana Republics

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Many of these people get to worry now about putting food on the table and providing clothing for their children as they watch this criminal CEO walk away from Boeing with $62 million in severance compensation: Boeing’s fired CEO Muilenburg walks away with more than $60 million Muilenberg isn’t “sorry.” He’s sorry he got caught… Read More

409Ks, 90% Gains, The Fed and Darth Vader’s Warning

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The worship of mortals as demi-gods and faith in Golden Idols triggers a turn in the karmic wheel as near-infinite hubris invites divine retribution. In case you missed it, here’s a snapshot of the most recent Federal Reserve board meeting: It’s certainly a peculiar moment in history when the President chides everyone who hasn’t gained… Read More