Rumors of AAPL’s demise have once again been greatly exaggerated. Moments ago, Apple reported Q1 earnings which not only beat on the top and bottom line, but also sold a record number of iPhonea in the quarter at a record 78.4 million, 2 million more than expected, at higher ASPs
Clem Chambers prides himself on never having to check a bag. “I’ve only had to do it two times in the last 500 flights,” says the CEO of investing site ADVFN.com and author of the novel The First Horseman. “And only then because you can’t take a cricket bat on
Low-level “assessments” allow the FBI to follow people with planes, examine travel records, and run subjects’ names through the CIA and NSA
Last week I queried “Is Bitcoin the Undisputed Best Performing Asset Class In the World?“. The purpose of that piece and the piece before it was to debunk long standing misconceptions as to the actual investment performance of BTC (bitcoin) as portrayed by respected institutions such as the London
Slight majority of physicians view Obamacare unfavorably
Regulation freeze stops Obama administration’s pending rules
WTI (and RBOB) prices slid lower into the NYMEX close ahead of API’s report tonight that showed further major builds in crude and products. Crude saw inventories rise 5.83mm barrels last week – the most since the end of October and while Cushing saw its 4th weekly draw in a
Tensions between Moscow and a number of European governments have been high
Continuing what seems to be an ongoing celebration of the 15th anniversary of The Fellowship of the Ring premiere, five of the nine Fellowship members recently met up for a mini Lord of the Rings reunion.
Dominic Monaghan — who played Merry in the trilogy — posted an Instagram Monday
Less than a week after Donald Trump won the presidency, the head of the world’s biggest hedge fund, Ray Dalio, unexpectedly declared that he was a firm believer in Trump’s policies in a lengthy LinkedIn article in which he praised the coming age of Trump: “there is a good chance
“Why is the United States and its allies helping al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups try to take over Syria?”
Everyone’s favorite honey-loving bear is having a pop culture renaissance this week, thanks to the viral spread of an 3D animated clip of A.A. Milne’s beloved character doing the “Gangnam Style” dance. Although the GIF of Piglet’s pal grinning goofily can actually be traced to a 2015 YouTube clip, it’s
It’s been confirmed that the Minister for Public Expenditure Paschal Donohoe has signed off on a 5 year deal which will see politicians line their
Trump told the executives that ‘we have to lower drug prices.’
January was a tough month for some…
The S&P 500 just posted its least volatile January in at least 55 years. Avg high-low intraday range of 0.55%, smallest since at least 1961 (@CallieBost)
January was good for gold again – the 4th positive January in a row for
Where would you have to jump on a plane to in order to be able to see the most egalitarian country in the world? Where exactly would you need to go and could you take it living surrounded half the year with snow, or with a volcano ready to erupt?
Most of the world is in an uproar right now over the travel ban that Donald Trump hastily imposed late last week on citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries.
But there was another ban that was quietly proposed last week, and this one has
(SEATTLE) — Washington, Massachusetts and New York are becoming the first states to sue the Trump administration with filings announced this week over the executive order restricting refugees and immigration. They likely won’t be standing alone for long.
Since Donald Trump was elected president, Democratic state attorneys general have been
National determination overriding unelected globalism
While hardly any analysts or traders expect Apple to report blockbuster earnings today on the back of slowing smartphone sales, challenging iPhone 7 adoption, rising competition in China, and generally a loss of Apple’s trademark creative spark under the “new management” which is far more interested in stock buybacks and
Hypocrite liberals love walls when they approve of them.
It’s been five years since neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman fatally shot teenager Trayvon Martin in an incident that sparked a national conversation and the phrase of the the Black Lives Matter movement, but for Martin’s parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, the loss still feels painfully fresh.
Tuesday on ABC’s “The View,” co-host Whoopi Goldberg wondered if the “values” of Trump administration are “really much different than the Taliban’s?” Goldberg said, “We also keep hearing about terrorists hating our American values. We had this conversation yesterday. So let me ask you now— now, we have had
That hysterical reaction to the travel ban announced Friday is a portent of what is to come if President Donald Trump carries out the mandate given to him by those who elected him.
The travel ban bars refugees for 120 days. From Syria, refugees
The little girl is wearing a hijab and the little boy a kippah. Both are sitting on their father’s shoulders, smiling to each other and holding signs in protest of President Donald Trump‘s immigration order.
The photo, shot by Nuccio DiNuzzo, a staff photographer at the Chicago Tribune, and published
A group of “anti-fascists” are planning to forcefully “shut down” Breitbart News Senior Editor MILO’s event at UC Berkeley on Wednesday, branding him a “tool of Trump’s fascist government,” and criticizing free speech, which they put in quotes, for allowing MILO to express his political beliefs uncensored.
Not to be confused with Bloomberg’s Smart Money index, one of the more popular proprietary indicators is Sentiment Trader’s Smart Money/Dumb Money confidence index. For those unfamiliar, this is how ST explains this useful market timing metric.
The Smart Money Confidence and Dumb
Draco Malfoy and his evil father Lucius—that is, actors Tom Felton and Jason Isaacs, who played the platinum-coiffed Slytherin icons in the Harry Potter movies—reunited recently. They also had a run-in with Neville Longbottom (Matthew Lewis) and Professor Flitwick (Warwick Davis). But this time, the group of would-be mortal enemies
Top priority is ‘to remove unnecessary or counterproductive regulations from the books.’
‘America needs and deserves an Attorney General who will be faithful to the Constitution and uphold the law.’
By all appearances notes SHTFPlan.com’s Mac Slavo, President Trump is doing his damnedest to turn around the economy, revitalize jobs and bring back prosperity. But the larger trends are already in place; the cycle is turning, and the bust cannot be put off forever.
Federal Reserve policy has literally set
Florida Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart attacked the “double standard and hypocrisy” of opponents of President Donald Trump’s executive order on migrants from terror-prone countries, noting that many did not oppose a similar move by President Barack Obama that stranded thousands of Cubans throughout the Western Hemisphere.
The Trump Administration signaled Tuesday that it is apparently breaking from the Obama Administration directive that allowed the government to target specific American citizens involved in terror plots overseas.
The statement came after a a strike in Yemen reportedly killed the 8-year-old American daughter of Anwar al-Awlaki, the American-born al