Dow Jones Markets 

The Dow Skyrocketed Today – But Wall Street’s Ignoring a Brutal Risk

The Dow Jones rose more than 300 points today. Disney and Boeing posted enormous rallies, helping to support the Dow despite weakness in Apple and Microsoft. Stock market bulls appear to be ignoring some worrying trends in U.S. employment data. The Dow Jones roared higher on Wednesday, propped up by a massive rally in Disney stock and stimulus talks that are finally creaking towards a resolution. Behind the scenes, a dreary economic reality continues to shout warnings. They’re falling on deaf ears. The stock market is seemingly oblivious to the…

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Disney Dow Jones Markets 

Dow Futures Soars Wednesday Due to 3 Simple Reasons

Dow Jones Industrial Average (DIJA) futures shot higher on Wednesday. Disney beat earnings expectations by a mile, sending the stock 5% higher in premarket trading. Dollar remains weak, giving a boost to international stocks in the Dow Jones index. The U.S. stock market is poised for fireworks at the open today. Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) futures were up 192 points in early trading. There are three simple reasons for optimism on Wall Street today: Corporate earnings are coming in way better than expected. Disney beat on profit last night….

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facebook Markets microsoft Op-ed TikTok 

Acquiring TikTok Would Be Disastrous for Microsoft. Here’s Why

Microsoft acquiring TikTok will be a mess of red tape. TikTok currently operates within the same boundaries the president is requesting from Microsoft, making it unlikely for the deal to ever be considered satisfactory. Regardless of whether Microsoft gets Tiktok, Facebook will have had enough time to crush the app with a copycat feature. This weekend, Donald Trump vowed to ban social media app TikTok over security. Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) swooped in shortly thereafter, confirming rumors that the tech giant would buy TikTok’s American, Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand operations. Microsoft…

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Markets Op-ed United States 

4 Charts Show a Recession Is More Likely Than a Recovery

U.S data suggesting the economic recovery are stalling is starting to pile up. While investors have ignored traditional economic measures, these real-time indicators are tough to discount. An unstable U.S. economy could make a second wave of coronavirus infections catastrophic. One of the reasons the U.S. stock market has been able to withstand a barrage of harmful economic data is investors’ willingness to overlook it. Take the most recent release of U.S. GDP, for example. The economy contracted a whopping 32.9% in the second quarter, but investors shrugged that off…

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Kate Middleton Markets Meghan Markle prince harry Prince William 

William & Harry’s Rift Just Confirmed My Kate Middleton Suspicions

Kate Middleton was revealed to be a key player in the ongoing saga between Princes William and Harry. Though the rift was caused by Prince William’s snide remarks against Meghan Markle, Middleton could have played a huge part in healing the brothers’ rift. She, instead, chose not to — and chose, instead, to not only play the press to her advantage, but to continue to throw Prince Harry & Meghan Markle under the bus. Kate Middleton could have stopped the drama a long time ago. In a recent, explosive report,…

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Markets Op-ed Tesla Tiziana Life Sciences 

Did Robinhood Investors Buy Tiziana (TLSA) Stock Thinking It’s Tesla?

The number of Tiziana Life Sciences’ investors on Robinhood increased by almost double Tesla’s number. There’s speculation that the biotech firm’s stock ticker symbol is being confused with Tesla’s. One Tesla share costs over 200 times the price of a Tiziana share. The stock of biotech firm Tiziana Life Sciences (NASDAQ:TLSA) was the second-most purchased on Robinhood Friday. In a single day, it added over 13,000 investors. With Tiziana’s ticker symbol looking very similar to Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA), you could be forgiven for confusing one for the other. Tiziana, with the…

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Dow Jones Markets 

Just One Stock Saved the Dow from Collapsing Today

The Dow Jones struggled toward a loss on Friday, though the Nasdaq shot higher. Consumer sentiment and income both missed forecasts. Apple’s earnings release and subsequent share price rally propped up the Dow as other DJIA stocks suffered woeful quarters. The Dow Jones endured a rough close to the week, as an earnings deluge dragged the stock market bellwether lower. While Apple surged after a blowout quarter, Caterpillar, Exxon Mobil, and Chevron saw their earnings devastated. Throw in Boeing’s neverending stream of terrible news, and it’s a miracle the Dow…

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apple Markets 

Here’s 3 Reasons Why We’re Seeing Apple’s $2 Trillion Stock Rally

The Apple stock price surpassed $409 in after-hours trading after record revenues in the tablet and services markets. The firm’s strong presence in China and newfound demand for the Mac strengthens the company’s position for further growth. The company has successfully diversified out of the slowing smartphone market, targeting services and wearables. Apple  (NASDAQ:AAPL) saw record-high iPad and services revenues in China, recording a revenue of $9.33 billion in Q3. Strategists expected the tech giant to hit a market capitalization of $2 trillion even before the earnings report. The new…

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Donald Trump Kodak Markets Op-ed 

Here’s Why You Need to Dump Your Kodak Stock Immediately

Kodak stock has soared over 1,000% over the last two days after announcing a pivot towards manufacturing drugs. The company received a $765 million loan from the government to help bring back drug sourcing to the United States. This situation looks like a pump and dump, and investors should be cautious. Near-bankrupt film stock Eastman Kodak (NYSE: KODK) received a $765 million loan from the Trump administration to produce specialty pharmaceutical chemicals. I don’t need to tell you what happened next. Does anyone think Kodak stock’s surge is justified? The…

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gold Markets us dollar 

Gold Eyes $2,000 Amid Greenback Exodus, Surging Government Debt

December gold futures peaked at $1,978.00/oz. Wednesday, just one day after touching $2,000/oz. for the first time. The U.S. dollar index is trading at two-year lows. A gloomy Fed outlook continues to boost demand for precious metals. Gold’s haven rally continued on Wednesday, with futures eyeing an imminent return to $2,000 amid a slumping dollar and ultra-dovish Federal Reserve policy. Gold Hits $2,000 Before Retreating The gold rally peaked at $2,000 an ounce Tuesday before prices backed off from their intraday swings. Bullion ended Tuesday’s session at $1,963.90 a troy…

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