As you know my now, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is going through the ringer as the government takes a closer look at its tax practices. Despite the fact that Apple CEO Tim Cook has repeatedly said that the company is paying every last dollar it owes, something seems to be missing. The U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee [...]
Stocks love it when Ben Bernanke speaks. The SPY is up about 0.5% this morning, catching a lift shortly after 10:00 a.m. when the Federal Reserve began his testimony before Congress' Joint Economic Committee. In his statement and remarks, Bernanke played down the idea of slowing the pace of asset purchases by the Fed.
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Life imitating Art. Here is a version of David Bowie's Space Oddity, recorded by Commander Chris Hadfield on board the International Space Station. Hadfield is not only an astronaut, he is a social media star who invited the world t...
When it comes to gaming consoles, we know that Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is one of the main players along with Nintendo and Sony. What some people don’t realize is that Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) could soon change this market forever. Does this mean the social networking giant has plans on rolling out a console of its [...]
Firstly, I want to send our thoughts and prayers to those affected in the Oklahoma region by the tornados. These types of natural disasters are becoming way too common. European markets are taking a small breather as Japan was able to add another positive day. China is now positive Year-To-Date, as it’s seeing some commitment to its recent strength.
By Jeb Handwerger: I wrote nearly a month ago that "The Worse Things Were For The Mining Sector, The Better They Will Get". This was after the first downward plunge in gold (GLD) and silver (SLV) in April due to the Goldman short. (click...Show More Summary
By Jeff Pierce Chris Hadfield video onboard ISS with Larrivée Guitar. This is pretty amazing. Canadian astronaut on a recent 5 month stint decided to create a video during his downtime… Related Posts: Pause Would Do Markets Good Pyramid of Summerhill Japan Looking Very Bubbly (In A Good Way)
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has been on a roll since the beginning of April. As I write this, the stock has surged $32 per share since the beginning of the month to create a gain of 73% for shareholders. The recent rally has come off of the back of the company’s impressive first quarter results that beat expectations. [...]
If you are an Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) fan (and even if you aren’t), you are probably looking forward to the release of the company’s newest operating system, iOS 7. In true Apple fashion, the Cupertino based company has not released much information about iOS 7. Instead, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is keeping consumers on the edge [...]
Banks have been a nice focus in the past two weeks as they set up again for additional trades. At this point, I believe you could stay with them.
In 2005, author David Foster Wallace was asked to give the commencement address to the 2005 graduating class of Kenyon College. However, the resulting speech didn’t become widely known until 3 years later, after his tragic death. It is, without a doubt, some of the best life advice we’ve ever come across, and perhaps the...Read More
House flipping is awesome, right? I mean – it’s exciting, rewarding, liberating, and it can make a lot of money. However, it also can be dangerous if you don’t follow certain steps or if you do those steps out of order. If you’ve ever watched one of those “flipping shows” – you know exactly what [...]Show More Summary
I was away at the MoneyWeek Conference yesterday, and my talk was titled: “Is the Dow in a Bubble?”. And sure enough, the bubble got even bigger as I was speaking! The Dow finished within pips of a 14,360 target, derived from W1 = W5 equality (see later). Already, the wave target for the S&P [...]
5 Reasons that Both Mainstream Media – and Gatekeeper “Alternative” Websites – Are Pro-War Why There Is So Much Pro-War Reporting There are five reasons that the mainstream media and the largest alternative media websites are both pro-war. 1. Self-Censorship by Journalists Initially, there is tremendous self-censorship by journalists. A survey by the Pew Research...Read More
Since we noted numerous weekly divergences were cleared in a bullish manner in this May 4 video, the S&P 500 has gained 52 points. After reiterating the bullish set-ups in this May 10 video, the S&P 500 added 32 points in the past five trading sessions. Bullish Charts on Twitter: On Friday, we added a [...]
Ben Stein provides his insights on the newest version of The Great Gatsby.
If you have ever traveled by airplane in the past, you are well aware that there are restrictions associated with the use of technology. For example, you must have all devices turned off at particular times. Along with this, you should not be using your Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone or any other device to make [...]
By Matt Cilderman: In case you haven't heard, Google Now was recently approved for iOS! This is important for Google Inc. (GOOG) investors to note because it will increase Google's profits and become the linchpin in Google's move to impose its own ecosystem over top of Apple Inc.'s (AAPL). Show More Summary
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