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I think today is just a pause in the China-coronavirus selling; I’m selling China Southern Airlines out of my 50 Stocks Portfolio today on the bounce.

I think today is just a pause in the China-coronavirus selling; I’m selling China Southern Airlines out of my 50 Stocks Portfolio today on the bounce.

Airline stocks have been among the hardest hit equities in the coronavirus selling. As the biggest airline in China and indeed in all of Asia China Southern Airlines (ZNH) has sold off especially quickly. The New York traded ADRs sold at $35.41 on January 14 and were...
Financial markets today all about spread of the coronavirus

Financial markets today all about spread of the coronavirus

China has clamped travel restrictions on 40 million people on the eve of the Lunar New Year’s holiday in an effort to contain an outbreak of a respiratory virus that has killed at least 39 people in the country. France has reported the first two cases in Europe...
Does Trump’s digital tax deal with France sound familiar?

Does Trump’s digital tax deal with France sound familiar?

France and the United States have struck what the Trump administration and the French government are billing as a global framework for digital taxation that avoids a transatlantic trade war (according to French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire.) But like the Phase 1...
Market says U.S.-Iran crisis is over–for a day, anyway

Market says U.S.-Iran crisis is over–for a day, anyway

After last night’s Iranian attack on the U.S. troops stationed at two Iraqi airbases and a relatively restrained morning message from U.S. President Donald Trump, financial markets have decided to take profits in oil and cybersecurity stocks today. And wait for...
Oil is up but cyber security stocks up more on Iran crisis

Oil is up but cyber security stocks up more on Iran crisis

As of 2 p.m. New York time today, January 6, U.S. crude benchmark West Texas Intermediate was up 0.17% to $63.16 a barrel.  International benchmark Brent crude was ahead 0.34% to $68.83 a barrel. Both increases came on worries that Iran’s retaliation for the...
China almost confirms January 15 deal signing

China almost confirms January 15 deal signing

It’s not exactly a confirmation of President Donald Trump’s announcement that the Part 1 trade deal would be signed between the United States and China at the White House on January 15. But China has scheduled a high-level trade delegation for  travel to...