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Friday 1-20-17

Trump gets inaugurated today ...

infrastructure plays ,,, an article says the two largest infrastructure EFT's are IGF & TOLZ ,,, both up in 2016 & up about 1% in 2017 ... and XLI & XLB were up in 2016 & are up about 2% in 2017 they say ...

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Trump signed a "directive" urging department heads to do all they can to delay - waiver - etc. any part of Obamacare that they can ....

Insurance Companies that want to participate in Obamacare for 2018 ,,, have until May 2017 to submit their insurance plans & premiums etc. for 2018 ...

BUT the "directive" leaves them confused about what coverage's - who will get exemptions (the healthy people ???) - etc. just at the time when they are trying to put together their insurance offers for 2018 ... could get interesting ...
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Bitcoin Investment Trust will trade under symbol GBTC on the NYSE ... it currently trades on the OTC ...
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12:33pm ct 1-25-17 :

http://schrts.co/rA1o4H XLI PUT options 13 times the 1 month average ,,, 20,000 at March $63 & another 20,000 at Feb. $58 are the two biggest trades ,,, the article says now ...
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Trump signed an Executive Order today to build the wall ...

and a second order to strip funding from cities that won't let their police arrest illegal immigrants ...
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POT continuing declining revenues - down pre-market ...

Ford - truck etc. recalls - & earnings loss report ...

do your own DD on these ... I am just giving a heads up from morning news stories - which anyone should be able to find under the symbols mentioned if interested in the details ...

PHM ~ PULTEGROUP Home Builder reported 21% increase in revenues in latest quarter on rising home prices ...

symbol "NOW" strong QTR4 2016 earnings report and increased 2017 guidance ,,, gap up open ...
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KNX ~ first trucker reporting earnings ~ see earnings report press release for look at the trucking industry ...


see PHM in post above ... and now news says 2016 new single family homes sales were up 12.2% above 2015 level ,,, the fifth year of increasing sales ...
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9 deaths in China this year from bird flu ... check WHO warnings ...


http://schrts.co/dX6XEh APT ???
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find Marketwatch article "Gold's 4th straight drop sends metal down 1.4% for the week" at source or under symbol news of GDX - SLV - GLD ...

>>> the article gives many views of what is happening to gold ,,, China closed for Lunar New Year next week Monday through Thursday ,,, FED meeting next week !!! ,,, inflation effect ,,, etc. etc. etc. ... and gives support levels to watch if broken etc. ,,, originally a Dow Jones article ...

also seasonally strong gold period is drawing to a close now ...
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5th bird flu outbreak in UK confirmed in past 48 hours ... UK is just 1 of 40 bird flu outbreaks around the world since Nov. ,, one was in Indiana ... China article a few days ago said have 9 human deaths so far ...

Benzinga article under CALM _ BOBE _ BWLD _ CBRL _ CCL symbol news ...

gives info on what happened to various stocks and industries during last bird flu epidemic ...

just my second heads up on the rising bird flu problem ,,, for those who wish to keep an eye on it or position trades for it ...
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Fed meeting & Bank Of japan meeting this week ...
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now an article says airline stocks drop on immigration ban as it draws protesters to airports ...

yesterday an article claimed the immigration ban caused 1000 flight delays ,,, true ??? ,, who knows with "fake news" in the media ...

but check for effect on airline stocks today ...
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Bank Of japan meeting over now today ,,, they left interest rates unchanged ~ which sent the YEN rising ~ which sent the NIKKI down on fears that a strong YEN will hurt exports ~ etc. etc. ,,, find news reports for more details ...


FED meeting started today ,,, ends tomorrow ,,, they are expected to leave rates unchanged ...
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Trump fires acting U.S. Attorney General on Monday ,,, after she instructed State Attorneys to not defend a travel band on citizens of seven countries.
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http://finance.yahoo.com/news/global-markets-dollar-hit-crossfire-234842048.html finance.Yahoo.com story tonight ,,, $USD down in asia WEds. ,,,

read story ,,, $USD down may make $GOLD rise ,,, especially since they say Asia has a "risk off" move Feb.1 Weds. morning ...
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