Sunday, December 31, 2017

MONDAY 1/1/18; Happy New Year; US Markets Closed; Marijuana Becomes Legal in California, Massachusetts and Maine

US and most global markets are closed today to 



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Stocks are usually bullish moving through the full moon each month.

SUNDAY 12/31/17; New Year’s Eve

At 6 AM EST, the clock strikes midnight and 




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are no terrorism incidents during the New Year’s celebrations.

Saturday, December 30, 2017

SATURDAY 12/30/17; Iran Social Unrest

SPX 2674 (near all-time record highs). INDU, or DJI, 24719 (near record highs). COMPQ 6093 (near record highs). NDX 6396 (near record highs). RUT 1536 (near record highs). NYA 12808. (at record highs). TRAN, or DJT, 10612 (near record highs).

NIKK 22765 (26-year highs). SPASX200 6065 (one-decade highs). KOSPI 2467 (near record highs). SSEC 3308. HSI 29919 (one-decade highs on the verge of all-time highs). BSE 34057 (at all-time highs). DAX 12918 (near record highs). CAC 5313 (near one-decade highs). FTSE 7688 (near record highs). MIB 21853. IBEX -0.5%. PSI 5388.

North Korea says it is 



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says volatility will occur but the SPX is on its way to 3K.

Thursday, December 28, 2017

FRIDAY 12/29/17; Last Trading Day of the Year; EOM; EOQ4; EOH2; EOY2017; BSE Sensex (India) Prints Record High; NYA (NYSE Composite) Prints All-Time Record High; Euro Above 1.20; US Dollar Drops to 92.08; FTSE (London) Prints All-Time High; MIB (Italy) Collapses -1.2%; Ripple Digital Currency at Record High; End of Year Market Statistics

Euro 1.1945. Dollar/yen 112.92. 




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 dishonesty and corruption in the FBI, NSA, CIA and other spook agencies that the majority of Americans do not even realize exist. The political system is corrupt and the financial system is rigged. Welcome to America in 2018.

THURSDAY 12/28/17; US 2-10 Yield Spread Narrows to 50 Bips; US 3-Year Note Yield Above 2%; Japan Economic Data; Bitcoin Volatility Continues; International Trade; Retail and Wholesale Inventories; Chicago PMI; Natural Gas Rallies +7%; Copper Continues 16-Day Winning Streak; INDU (Dow Industrials), RUT (Russell 2000) and NYA (NYSE Composite) Print All-Time Record Highs

Euro 1.1904. Dollar/yen 113.22. 





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Bitcoin is at 13873 on the BitStamp exchange and 13910 on Coinbase. Bitcoin futures are at 13720 on the CBOE and 13795 on the CME.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

WEDNESDAY 12/27/17; China Economic Data; FTSE (UK) Prints Record High Above 7.6K; Consumer Confidence; 5-Year Note Auction; US Yield Curve Flattens

Euro 1.1856. Euro/yen 134.21. Dollar/yen 113.19. Pound 1.3374. 









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 than the 4 million draw expected. Oil prices should float higher. Gasoline and Distillate Inventories are builds which should hold oil prices in check. WTIC oil 59.59. Brent oil 65.82.

TUESDAY 12/26/17; Boxing Day; US Stocks Resume Trading After Christmas Holiday; NYA and TRAN Print All-Time Record Highs; 2-Year Note Auction; WTIC Oil Prints Above 60

Bitcoin is up +8% at 14950. Israeli regulators are 








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 delayed one day due to the holiday.

MONDAY 12/25/17; Christmas Day; US Markets Closed

Pope Francis provides the Christmas mass from the Vatican requesting that 






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Treasury yields are; 2-year 1.895%, 5-year 2.25%, 10-year 2.48%, 30-year 2.83%. The 2-10 spread is 58.6 bips.

Sunday, December 24, 2017

SUNDAY 12/24/17; Christmas Eve

Today is Christmas Eve with Christmas Day on Monday, tomorrow, when US markets will be closed.





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 promise more ‘powerful stimulus’. The central bankers are sick; they need help.

Saturday, December 23, 2017

SATURDAY 12/23/17; Ukraine War Developments; North Korea Sanctions; Super Saturday

The US stock indexes remain at record highs. SPX 2683. INDU 24754. COMPQ 6960. NDX 6465. RUT 1543. NYA 12797. TRAN 10675.







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 pundit proclaims, “I think the market is still heading higher in 2018.” The majority of market participants remain strongly bullish.

Friday, December 22, 2017

FRIDAY 12/22/17; Catalonia Votes for Independence; Bitcoin Crashes -30% Below 11K; Durable Goods; Personal Income and Outlays; New Home Sales; Consumer Sentiment; President Trump Signs Tax Bill; Last Day of Trading Before Christmas Holiday; TRAN Prints All-Time Closing High

The independence voters win the Catalonia, Spain, elections for a second time over the last few months slapping Prime Minister Rajoy in the face. The dominance of pro-independence voters, the separatists, creates headaches for Rajoy going forward. Markets are 








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 Hezbollah terror network. President Obama’s administration allegedly told government departments to lay off the work on this important project so as not to hurt the Iran nuclear deal negotiations. It is illegal to interfere in ongoing government missions for the sake of political gain. All politicians are corrupt. Humans are corrupt.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

THURSDAY 12/21/17; First Day of Winter; BOJ Rate Decision; Jakarta Index Prints Record High; KOSPI (South Korea) Index Collapses -1.7%; KMX; CAG; FINL; ACN; PAYX; US Q3 GDP (Gross Domestic Product); Philly Fed; Leading Indicators; NYA (NYSE Composite) and TRAN (Dow Jones Transports) Print All-Time Record Highs; NKE; CTAS; Congress Passes Bill Averting Government Shutdown Until January

Today is the first day of winter for the northern hemisphere also the shortest day of the year.

The US 10-year Treasury note yield is at 2.50% the highest level since March. Treasury yields are; 2-year 1.86%, 5-year 2.24%, 10-year 2.50%, 30-year 2.88%. The 2-10 spread is 64 basis points.







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 five companies that quickly kissed President Trump’s dupa after the tax cut bill passed through Congress were simply currying favor from the government for ongoing and future M&A activity and also lobbying for leniency and special treatment in regulatory affairs. America is a crony capitalism financial system. One hand washes the other.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

WEDNESDAY 12/20/17; US Senate Approves Tax Bill; GIS; BB; WGO; Existing Home Sales; TRAN Prints All-Time High; VIX Prints 8-Handle; House Approves Tax Bill for Second Time; President Trump Celebrates but Does Not Sign “Historic Tax Bill”; 10-Year Treasury Note Yield Prints Above 2.50%; BBBY; MLHR; Companies Announce Worker Bonuses

Euro 1.1840. Euro/yen 133.666. 







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five companies take advantage of the crony capitalism system in the US announcing the bonus payments for workers to win brownie points with the orange-headed leader of the Free World.

Monday, December 18, 2017

TUESDAY 12/19/17; Cascading Global Stock Market Rally Fizzles; German IFO; DRI; FDS; Housing Starts; House Approves Tax Bill and Sends to Senate but a Procedural Snag Occurs; TRAN (Dow Jones Transports) Prints All-Time High; FDX; MU; RHT; SCS

US futures continue higher. S&P +1. Dow +8. Nasdaq +2.







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Futures are not impacted by the confusion in the House of Representatives. The tax bill remains a done deal. S&P +1. Dow +4. Nasdaq +4.

MONDAY 12/18/17; Japan Exports; China Property Data; Cascading Global Stock Market Rally; Merger Monday; BRKA (Berkshire Hathaway) Prints 300K; SPX, INDU, COMPQ, NDX, NYA, TRAN and RUT Print All-Time Record Highs; INDU (Dow Jones Industrials) Print Above 24.8K; COMPQ (Nasdaq Composite) Prints Above 7,000; NDX (Nasdaq 100) Prints Above 6.5K

Japan November Exports are up +16.2% year-on-year beating the







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All seven major indexes, SPX, INDU or DJI, COMPQ, NDX, RUT, NYA and TRAN or DJT print all-time record closing highs. All seven also print new all-time record highs except for the Russell 2000 small caps. The all-time high is 1559.61 from 12/4/17. The HOD for RUT today is 1552.32 about 7 points short. The RUT is key. If the stock market truly plans to enjoy far more upside, the RUT has to take out 1552.32. If the bears want to stop the bulls, they must draw a line in the sand at 1552.32. The battle begins tomorrow.

Sunday, December 17, 2017

SUNDAY 12/17/17

President Trump is growing impatient with China where President Xi says he will help with the North Korea situation and work on balancing trade but the communist does neither. 






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The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Intl Airport reports a serious power outage that cancels over 1K flights and diverts others. The airport is in chaos. People need to travel ahead of the new week.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

SATURDAY 12/16/17

US indexes remain at or near record highs. SPX 2676. INDU 24652. COMPQ 6937. NDX 6466. RUT 1530. NYA 12700. TRAN 10393. NIKK 22553. SPASX200 5997. KOSPI 2482. SSEC 3266. HSI 28848. BSE 33463. DAX 13104. CAC 5349. FTSE 7491. MIB 22094. IBEX 10150. PSI 5386.






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The devastating fires across California continue with the Santa Ana winds whipping-up again. Smoke and smog fills the air and ironically folks live in the state to enjoy the sun. Two people are dead from the flames one is a firefighter. 270K acres are burned. The wildfires are the third largest in California’s history.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

FRIDAY 12/15/17; BOJ Tankan Survey; EU Summit; OpEx Quadruple Witching; Empire Mfg Survey; Industrial Production; SPX, INDU, COMPQ, NDX and NYA Print All-Time Record Highs; Tax Bill Passage Appears Likely

Asian markets begin trading mixed with Japan and Australia lower while 






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20 million privileged elite class in America including politicians, corporate executives, investment bankers, attorneys, celebrities, etc…, that own large stock portfolios, have benefited greatly watching their own net worth’s sky rocket since the 1980’s. Such is the recent history of the United States; the land of the have’s and have not’s.

THURSDAY 12/14/17; China Economic Data; European and US PMI Data; Global Central Bank Rate Decisions Including PBOC, BOE and ECB and President Draghi Press Conference; SAFM; ESRX; Retail Sales; Import and Export Prices; Business Inventories; INDU (Dow Industrials) Prints All-Time High; ADBE; ORCL; JBL; COST

US futures are flat. S&P +1. Dow +1. Nasdaq +3.






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COST rallies +1.3% on earnings. Costco sales are robust. JBL +3.6%. PURE reports a decrease in revenues year-on-year. NQ reports a Q3 loss. HES gains +5.5% on news that Elliott Mgmt is involved in the company and plans to oust the CEO. ORCL -4.2%. ADBE +1.1%. COST +2.3%.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

WEDNESDAY 12/13/17; Democrat Jones Defeats Moore in Upset Alabama Election; Deutsche Borse System Outage; HON; CPI (Consumer Price Index); SPX, INDU and NYA Print All-Time Highs; FOMC Rate Decision, Forecasts and Fed Chair Yellen's Farewell Press Conference; PIR

Euro 1.1738. Euro/yen 133.27. Dollar/yen 113.54. 







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After the bell, PIR crashes -20% on earnings giving up the +7% gain during the regular session. PIR has rallied big since October receiving a big short-squeeze like other retail stocks.  NDSN pops +10% on earnings.

TUESDAY 12/12/17; Hanukkah Begins; Brent Oil Above 65; FOMC 2-Day Policy Meeting Begins; Alabama Senate Election; PPI (Producer Price Index); SPX, INDU and NYA Print All-Time Record Highs; Dow Closes Above 24.5K; Natural Gas Crashes -5.3%; 30-Year Bond Auction; Litecoin Cybercurrency Explodes +66% Higher; PAY

The Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, the eight-day “festival of light,” begins today.








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 sanguine about the stock market. Investors expect the global central bankers to continue colluding to keep volatility low and stock indexes elevated. There is no reason to worry about stocks selling off since the central bankers will always save the day remaining accommodative and supportive of equities. The central bankers are the market.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

MONDAY 12/11/17; China CPI (Consumer Price Index) and PPI (Producer Price Index); New York City Terrorist Bombing; JOLTS Report; 10-Year Note Auction; NYA (NYSE Composite) Flash Spikes +56% Above 19.7K then Flash Crashes to 12.7K; SPX, INDU and NYA Print All-Time Record Highs; CASY

Bitcoin futures begin trading at the CBOE with the price at 15940 in volatile trading between 15000 and 16660. The bitcoin ticker symbol is XBT. The CBOE sets high margin limits for trading bitcoin. The CBOE Global Markets site drops temporarily out of service as bitcoin begins trading but minutes later the systems are operating normally.





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GE drops -0.3% on board changes. The General Electric ship continues sinking. BA soars +0.7% on a dividend increase.

America’s Fake News; A Layman’s Guide to the Biased News Reporting in the United States

by K E Stone (Keystone the Scribe and The Keystone Speculator)

Non-biased news in America has gone the way of the penny loafer. Unbiased and impartial news reporting and journalism in the United States is as rare as hen’s teeth. Each news source you follow is slanting the news story towards either the Republican Party or Democrat Party manipulating American minds.

The US is a two-party crony capitalism system. This article explains the news bias in the US that must be considered when absorbing any information on the internet, radio or television.

The democrat-leaning news sources will always tout former President Obama, Hillary Clinton and progressive and liberal ideals as the greatest thing since sliced bread while denigrating republicans. At the same time, the republican-leaning news sources place President Trump on a pedestal praising every decision as genius. The republican media touts conservative ideals (even though most republicans no longer believe in fiscal conservatism as evidenced by the obscene Keynesian spending over the last nine years by both parties) while bashing democrats. America has become very ill and divided.

The cable news networks practice news sensationalism to attract eyeballs since advertising fees, the mother’s milk of profits, are dependent on viewership. The lip gloss beauties reading the teleprompters display long sexy legs that attract viewers. One pair of shiny legs is longer than the next pleasing the majority of male viewers. Roger Ailes, that ran the Fox News media empire for many years but had to resign in disgrace, then croaked, professed the mantra that “legs equal viewers.”

Botox is on full display at the news networks with talking heads sporting foreheads tighter than a garage band’s snare drum. The female news readers don beautiful custom-tailored dresses at over $500 a pop that highlight their attributes. A first-year marketing student will tell you that “sex sells.” The news networks manipulate minds into loyal democrats or republicans.

News is entertainment nowadays when it used to simply provide level-headed facts. All news is biased in America. News organizations do not even attempt to hide it anymore. The teleprompter readers comment at the end of each news story reinforcing the network’s bias. It is standard fare for anchors to praise, or denigrate, each news story depending on the networks bias.

President Trump calls out the ‘fake news’ from CNN, MSNBC, the broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC), public television (NPR and PBS), New York Times, Washington Post (owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos a democrat) and others on a daily basis highlighting the exaggerated negative bias. The democrat-leaning media is relentless in denigrating Trump and hopes he fails and is removed from office. America used to support the president no matter what party is in the Whitehouse but not anymore. The country has changed.

There are always two sides of the coin and President Trump conveniently ignores the fake news spewing daily from Fox News, Breitbart, Rush Limbaugh, Mark Levin and others that denigrate the democrats while praising republicans and the decisions made by the orange-headed leader of the Free World.

Interestingly, most Americans prefer the middle ground and are very disturbed at the direction the country over the last couple decades. Independent voters are on the rise as many US citizens are fed up and do not want to be associated with either party and the political baby games. Many Americans do not realize that they are actually libertarians in their thinking wanting fiscal responsibility concerning government budgets and tax policy and at the same time do not care what people do in the privacy of their own bedrooms.

But enough of this windbag front matter; all you want to know is what the media bias is in America and who are the major players so without further ado lets expose the nasty truth about the United States media.

You may decide on different percentages of bias after reviewing the lists below but the most educated guess is that about 70% of the news in America is biased towards democrat, liberal and progressive minds while 30% of the news is biased towards republican and conservative thinking.

Democrat, Liberal and Progressive (Left-Leaning) News Outlets, Groups and Organizations Represent About 70% of the US Media
ABC (broadcast television dominated by the left)
CBS (broadcast television)
NBC (broadcast television)
PBS (pubic television)
NPR (public television)
CNN (cable television news)
MSNBC (cable television news)
Bloomberg (cable business news)
Reuters
Associated Press (AP)
New York Times
Washington Post
LA Times
San Francisco Chronicle
Boston Globe
USA Today
Huffington Post
Media Matters
Salon
Politico
Brookings Institute
The Economist
American Prospect
Reliable Sources (CNN)
Vox Media
Television Business
Movie Business
Music Business
Publishing Business
Hollywood
Pop Culture
Saturday Night Live (SNL) Comedy Show
Celebrities/The Aspen Elite
Silicon Valley
Facebook
Google
Colleges and College Professors
LBGTQ Community
Pro-Choice Advocates
Chipotle, Starbucks
Union workers and employees making minimum and low wages tend to favor the left.
The major US cities lean democratic including New York City, Boston, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, Seattle and Chicago. The states of Virginia, New York, California, Oregon and Washington are left-leaning.

Republican and Conservative (Right-Leaning) News Outlets, Groups and Organizations Represent About 30% of the US Media
Fox News (cable television news)
Rush Limbaugh (talk radio is dominated by the right)
Sean Hannity
Mark Levin
Glenn Beck/The Blaze
Laura Ingraham
Hugh Hewitt
Dennis Prager/Prager University
Mark Steyn
Breitbart
Drudge Report
Wall Street Journal (WSJ)
American Spectator
National Review
Washington Times
Daily Caller
Daily Wire
The Federalist
Conservative Review
MediaBuzz (Fox News)
National Rifle Association (NRA)
US Chamber of Commerce
The Heritage Foundation
The Religious Right
Evangelicals
Pro-Life Advocates
Hobby Lobby
Chick-fil-A, Carl's Jr, Domno's Pizza, White Castle, Waffle House
Country Music/Patriotic Anthems
Auto Racing/NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto-Racing)
Upper-middle class professional employees such as attorneys, doctors, engineers and accountants, and high-wage earners, tend to favor the right.
The Midwest and Rust-Belt cities, the Heartland (the center of the United States often referred to as the ‘fly-over country’), lean republican.

Assessing the news bias above yields 70% of media in the democrat camp and the other 30% in the republican camp. America is no longer united and instead has become tribal. Both the republican and democrat ‘tribes’ place their party ahead of what is actually good for the United States. This sad new face of America spells trouble for the United States going forward. Tribal allegiance rules the day.

President Obama had a free ride during his eight years in office since 70% of the media was always on his side praising his decisions and covering up any mistakes. On the other side of the ledger, for example, republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was ridiculed daily by the liberal press during the 2012 presidential race; he never had a chance. It is like playing a football game where the referees are paid off helping one team win. Republicans are at a disadvantage since the news coverage is weighted towards the democrats.

President Obama was the first media selected and elected president in America’s history. Obama never cared much about what he said off the cuff since if he did misspeak, the liberal press would always protect him.

President Trump has a tougher row to hoe since only 30% of the media is supportive to his agenda while the other 70% denigrates the president every 10 minutes. Like it or not, many Americans must accept Trump as president and give him a chance for the sake of the country. President Trump won the election fair and square.

Many Americans receive their daily news from the broadcast television stations such as ABC, CBS and NBC which slant the news in favor of democrats while representing republicans in a bad light. The democrats hold the advantage in the media bias game.

This article changes the way you view the media and news outlets. Monitor the news sources listed above and the bias will smack you squarely in the face. As long as you know how the game is played, you can filter the news and not become a puppet of the establishment republicans and democrats that attempt to control your mind daily.

Use the above knowledge to filter out the news bias. Before consuming any news, first read the byline or reference the lists above to determine which news organization is peddling the left or right-leaning propaganda. Think objectively and independently. A smart American declares a pox on both the republican and democrat houses.

SUNDAY 12/10/17; Bitcoin Futures Begin Trading

The popular and trendy digital currency bitcoin took a wild ride last week exploding higher to the 20K level on various exchanges melting-up 







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bitcoin ticker symbol is XBT. Bitcoin spot price 16660.

Friday, December 8, 2017

SATURDAY 12/9/17

Most global stock indexes continue printing new record highs. SPX 2652. INDU 24329. COMP 6840. NDX 6345. RUT 1522. NYA 12643. TRAN 10403. NIKK 22811. SPASX200 5994. KOSPI 2464. SSEC 3290. HSI 28640. BSE 33250. DAX 13154. CAC 5399. FTSE 7394. MIB 22774. IBEX 10321. PSI 5360.

Silicon Valley tech companies are 






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 GOOGL will both run +20% higher over the next year and ITV will gain +10%. Pundits remain enthusiastically bullish on the equities, as does the majority  of market participants on Wall Street, since global central bankers continue printing money like madmen. The world is awash in liquidity.

FRIDAY 12/8/17; Cascading Global Stock Market Rally; EU and UK Agree on Brexit Terms; US Dollar Index Above 94; US Monthly Jobs Report; Wage Growth Remains Weak; Consumer Sentiment; Wholesale Trade; SPX, INDU, NYA and TRAN Print All-Time Closing Highs; IBB (Biotech) Jumps +2%

Dollar/yen 113.19. The dollar/yen currency pair is the 




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the Washington, DC, cesspool each day while the huddled masses struggle with low wages, unemployment and underemployment. Social unrest and societal problems will accelerate when the recession occurs in the weeks and months ahead.

Sunday, December 3, 2017

MONDAY 12/4/17; Bitcoin Above 11.7K; GWPH; Factory Orders; SPX, INDU, RUT, NYA and TRAN Print All-Time Highs; Dow Industrials Above 24.5K; Dow Transports Above 10.5K; US Stocks Collapse Off Intraday Highs; ASNA

The first full week of trading begins for December the last month of the year. In 27 days (19 trading days), the month ends (EOM), quarter ends (EOQ4), the second half of the year ends (H2) and the year ends (EOY2017). The month of December has never been the worst month of the year in any year over the last 90 years. The bullish majority of traders expect stocks to continue printing all-time record highs.

All seven major stock market indexes printed new record highs over the last four trading days. The following intraday and closing all-time record highs are 






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ASNA crashes -20% on earnings and weak guidance. COUP loses -2.3% adding to the -6.5% loss during the regular session on disappointing earnings. AAP sheds -4% on news the Advance Auto Parts vice president is dumping shares.

SUNDAY 12/3/17

The German Christmas markets are 


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as safe havens with investors willing to take nothing, or even pay, for the privilege of parking their money. The US-German 10-year yield spread is at 206 bips the widest since April.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

November Publication of the Daily Chronology of Global Markets and World Economics 2017-11 is Available from Amazon; Record Highs in World Stock Markets Continue; Dow 24K+; SPX 2600+; Bitcoin 11K+; Tax-Cut Bill; Brexit; Jerome Powell Next Federal Reserve Chairman; Amazon CEO Bezos $100 Billion Man; Tech Stocks Selloff; Flattening Yield Curve; High-Yield Bond Outflows; VIX Flash Crashes to Historic 8.56 Low; Former Trump Adviser Flynn Cooperates with FBI

The November Publication of the Daily Chronology of Global Markets and World Economics 2017-11 is available through Amazon. The historic market action continues with more all-time and multi-year record stock market highs printing in the major indexes and individual stocks around the world. The world is awash in central banker liquidity so all asset classes continue floating ever higher, perhaps forever.

November Cover Highlights;
RECORD HIGHS IN WORLD STOCK MARKETS CONTINUE
DOW 24K+
SPX 2600+
BITCOIN 11K+
TAX-CUT BILL
BREXIT
JEROME POWELL NEXT FEDERAL RESERVE CHAIRMAN
AMAZON CEO BEZOS $100 BILLION MAN
TECH STOCKS SELLOFF
FLATTENNG YIELD CURVE
HIGH-YIELD BOND OUTFLOWS
VIX FLASH CRASHES TO HISTORIC 8.56 LOW
FORMER TRUMP ADVISER FLYNN COOPERATES WITH FBI

The November chronology highlights the non-stop all-time record breaking stock market highs in all seven major US indexes (SPX, INDU or DJI, COMPQ, NDX, RUT, NYA, TRAN or DJT). The Dow overtakes 24,000 and the S&P 500 is above 2600. Bitcoin prints above 11.1K before dropping back.

President Trump continues boasting about the new record highs in stocks taking full credit and responsibility for the joy. Oil is on the move higher with both West Texas and Brent printing at two-year highs.

Jerome “Jay” Powell will be the new Fed chairman and he breezed through a confirmation hearing in November. Former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn cops a plea and decides to cooperate with the FBI investigators. Flynn promptly throws Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, under the bus. Thump, thump.

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In the 2017-11 publication, relive the 400-point intraday drop on Friday, 12/1/17, when it was thought that former Trump adviser Michael Flynn had implicated the president in nefarious deeds. This news story turned out to be not true although Kushner is in trouble.

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