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Saturday, July 4, 2020

                           Whitney Houston



For an Independence Day party, if you scroll down to April 22, 2020, you will find a "Destiny" soundtrack excerpt that is ready to party

Friday, July 3, 2020

The point of the Second Amendment is self-protection. Rabbit hunting is not the point of the Constitution's Second Amendment

                      "Exodus -- Movement of Jah People"

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

                          What is a Fibonaci retracement?


                    Destiny -- A Legend of Our Time®
     The e-book will go on sale in 100 of the World's largest
                     languages on January 31, 2021

                    The blockbuster, mega-hit movie
          will be in theaters Worldwide in April, 2022

                     Yamile Quinn -- Hollywood's Next Superstar

Yamile Quinn portrays Irene Smalls in "Destiny -- A Legend of Our Time". Irene was Miss Black New York State in the 1970 Miss Black America pageant.  She finished the contest in Fourth Place. Walter Lewis and Irene met at New York University Law School when Walter was a first year law student and Irene was an African-American Studies major and senior at the Ivy League's Cornell University.

Walter fell in love with Irene at first sight. Irene fell in love the next day.

"Destiny" will be a very controversial e-book and movie. The thesis of "Destiny" can be summarized in a single, almost unbelievable sentence:  There is a criminal syndicate embedded within the United States of America's military, the Central Intelligence Agency and many local police departments around the planet, and this criminal syndicate is the World's biggest transporter and seller of heroin. It is the World's most wealthy, dangerous and successful drug cartel. 
These criminals call themselves "The Group", and they transport high-potency heroin from Afghanistan, using American military aircraft that are flown by American military flight crews, into America, Canada and Europe. The Group probably came into existence in 1948, when the CIA teamed with the heroin-dealing Corsican Mafia in order to beat down Communist-backed dockworkers who were striking at the Mediterranean shipping port located at Marseilles, France.

The terror and destruction in Afghanistan created by the Group's heroin trafficking is one of the primary reasons why al-Qaeda attacked America on September 11, 2001. The attack was one of revenge that was triggered by the Group's rape of Afghanistan and its people as the country was transformed, starting in 1979, into a narcotics empire at one time led by a homicidal sociopath named Gulbuddin Hekmatyar; a man nicknamed -- the "Butcher of Kabul" by the Afghan people in the 1990's.

    Are you surprised you have never heard of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar?
       Hekmatyar was at one time the World's biggest-ever drug czar-

The Group's heroin trafficking out of Afghanistan in large part triggered  the conflict between the West and Sunni Muslims that has been named the War on Terror by the Western media.

"Destiny" argues that the United States should call for a Worldwide ceasefire in the so-called War on Terror; and America must call for the commencement of peace talks in Switzerland as soon as practicable. The ceasefire will save tens of thousands of lives that would be lost in this senseless conflict that might drag on for 100 years.

"Destiny" is also an intense love story between Walter and Irene, as well as a touching tale of love lost, which spans five decades of commentary on the global scene.

"Destiny" is a bone-chillingly serious true story about international heroin smuggling and the United States of America. "Destiny' is not fiction; it is also not a musical. However, the "Destiny" soundtrack has the most songs of any movie in Hollywood history.

The following is an excerpt from the "Destiny" soundtrack that focuses on the decades-long, romantic relationship between Walter and Irene:

                          "La, La, La, Means I Love You"

                                    "I'll Be Sweeter Tomorrow"

                                           "My Baby Loves Me"
                                               "You and I"

                                     "Since I Lost My Baby"


                           "I'm In Love Under New Management"


                                          "Ooh, Baby Baby"  

                                "Didn't We Almost Have It All"

                                           "Ooh, Baby Baby"


                                             "I Do Love You"

                                         "The Way We Were"


                               "What's Going On"

Monday, June 29, 2020

                     25 years of marriage and going strong


Sunday, June 28, 2020


                                       "You Are My Lady"

                                     "Tu -- Calor Urbano"

                                        "I Do Love You"

                                                  "Ang Laga De"

                                                  "Tamally Maak"

These are the best love songs in Mandarin, Spanish, English, Arabic and Hindustani, and they are guaranteed to work magic on the beautiful ladies of each culture. Absolute magic. Just play the correct language

Saturday, June 27, 2020


                                   "This Is My World"


                                       "What's Going On"

                                       "My Dear, Mr. Gaye"

Friday, June 26, 2020

      There is no situation so bad that it can't get worse®

Monday, June 23, 2020

Friday, June 5, 2020

Monday, May 25, 2020

There is no one more blind than the person who does not want to see®

                      Destiny: A Legend of Our Time®

Friday, May 22, 2020
Dow slips 9 points before the holiday weekend and U.S./China trade relations are being cited as the reason

Hong Kong stocks and oil plummet heading into Memorial Day weekend

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Dow closes with a loss of 391 points as optimism over a possible vaccine crashed back to earth

The S&P 500 has closed above its key Fibonacci retracement level with respect to the coronavirus pandemic selloff

February 19, 2020 -- record close of 2386.15
March 23, 2020 -- 39 month low of 2237.40
Fibonacci golden ratio is 1.618
As of yesterday, both the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 have retraced

 Are financial markets all over the World on chloroform for the moment?
                           We'll see as the future unfolds

    Do you wish that you had left the stock market on August 27, 2019?
     There would have been a lot less stress over the last nine months
                            See this column for August 27, 2019

In 1973, soon after I graduated from law school, I did legal research for a client of the Wall Street law firm of Dewey, Ballantine, Bushby, Palmer & Wood that concluded it was legal for an American corporation to do business with China. The client, an American subsidiary of France's Louis Dreyfus Corporation, then sold $250 million of American wheat to China. This was the start of U.S./China trade relations in the modern era, See the complete account in this column, dated September 17, 2018

Monday, May 18, 2020
Dow soars 912 points today on Wall Street, in response to hopes of a vaccine and re-openings in many areas of the country

Federal Reserve Chairman Powell says America's GDP could shrink more than 30%, but he doesn't see another Depression on the horizon

CNBC: Market history indicates that the Dow stocks may offer a better refuge in the current market than the Nasdaq

President Trump has demanded the jailing of Barack Obama and Joe Biden following Trump's allegations of corruption

Overnight, markets in Asia were mostly moving in a positive direction

         Captain Walter Lewis, U.S. Air Force, at Norton Air Force Base
                                             During the Vietnam War

                                           But today is May 18, 2020
 Today, you should do what President Trump did during the Vietnam War
                                        Stay at home

CNN: A person in Northern California attended a church service while unaware he was COVID-19 positive. He exposed 180 people to the virus

Friday, May 15, 2020
Treasury yields fall as the retail sales figures come in with losses of historic proportions -- the worst one month loss in American history

                      Seventeen members of the Cranbrook Class of 1966
              Walter Lewis                                    Eddie Randle
             Cranbrook Prep School, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan in 1966


Thursday, May 14, 2020
Business Week: If President Trump tests positive for COVID-19, then what happens under our Constitution and laws?

Dow closes with a gain of 377 points, following a day of trading that started deeply in the red, but went strongly positive by day's end



Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Washington Post: April saw the sharpest increase in grocery store prices in nearly 50 years


                                       "This Is My World"

                             Today's European History Lesson


                           The Gutenberg Bible -- printed in the 1450's


Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The Federal Reserve has begun buying corporate bond ETFs, and this step may indicate an ominous future

       U.S. stocks are at their most expensive level of the last 20 years

Market Watch: Apple's stock hovers near a three-month high as its dividend payment date nears


Many people have asked how I have managed to survive so many close calls when attacked by the extremely evil heroin cartel called "the Group" -- as set forth in "Destiny -- A Legend of Our Time"  The most recent attack occurred on the evening of April 29, 2020, when I was fired upon by an assailant who pulled the trigger on a sniper's rifle as I walked eastward on Genesee Avenue, through Tecolote Canyon, in San Diego. The bullet slammed against a traffic guardrail two feet away from me. The shot was taken from the top of a hill, a distance of about 300 yards away -- the length of three football fields.

                                          "God Favored Me"

"Destiny -- A Legend of Our Time"  brings to the screen Ariana Quincy in the role of Magdalene Smythe, a law student at New York University who graduated in 1974 and then pursued a career in labor law with a Fortune 500 company. Magdalene is a rarity in the legal field -- she is mixed Black and Shinnecock Native American. Magdalene is one of the attorneys that Elizabeth Warren robbed when Warren misrepresented her ethnicity to Harvard Law School in the 1990's

                Magdalene may win the 2023 Best Actress Oscar

Fortune Magazine: How does America pay for trillions of dollars in pandemic relief? Simple, use hoke-us poke-us  Do not conclude that I agree with the shiny coin idea because this article is here



Is there an inherent problem with the trillions of dollars of deficit financing currently underway to assist families during the pandemic crisis? Of course there are problems -- the money will require repayment and interest accrues, which also must be repaid.

However, the reality is this: Without these government checks many would starve and/or soon be homeless; consequently, the support payments must be made in order to maintain a civil society. But going forward, the writing is all over the wall: Americans need to maintain a higher rate of savings in the future, so that rainy days like these will not quickly turn into death by drowning.

What's the worst things that can happen? Actually, there are three doomsday possibilities. Not in any particular order: America might decide that it's China's fault, so America nukes China or works to overthrow China's government. Second, America might decide that it's China's fault so America refuses to pay our debt to China; this causes China to nuke America or invade America in order to seize trillions in assets from the deadbeat nation. Third, an extended period of government relief checks might trigger hyperinflation that will obliterate the Nation's economy for decades. Here is what hyperinflation looks like: A loaf of cheap, whole wheat bread at Walmart today costs $1.35. After two years of hyperinflation the same loaf of bread costs $18.25 -- but you have no more money than you have today.

Kelly Veronica Torres Botina, the Calafia Oak Apparel fashion model, is herself in "Destiny -- A Legend of Our Time". Pictured above on an adventure with Walter Lewis in the Colombian rain forest near Cali, this natural beauty does not require make-up or fake hair. When you've got it, you've just got it

            Kelly may win the 2023 Best Supporting Actress Oscar

                                  "Amor De Mi Vida"

Sunday, May 10, 2020
Fortune: Why is the stock market up, even though all the economic data is down? Answer: Because there is a good deal of optimism in a segment of the investors on Wall Street

"Destiny -- A Legend of Our Time"  is pleased to announce that Susana Martins will be playing the role of Julia Wilcox, the State of California's Taxpayers' Rights Advocate in the 1990's, and the smartest, most talented woman from Sacramento County to the San Francisco Bay Area. Julia is a Christian woman -- a true believer

                                "La, La -- Means I Love You"

                       Susana may win the 2023 Best Actress Oscar

Saturday, May 9, 2020

                            Today's European History Lesson

     Have you ever heard of the Battle of the Milvian Bridge?  Probably not


"Destiny -- A Legend of Our Time" presents Christie Dawkins in the role of Samantha Black, a New York University Law School student who transferred to NYU in her second year, and then graduated ahead of the usual time schedule, passing the New York Bar examination on her first try in February, 1973. Her specialty: U.S. Patent Law

                     Christie may win the 2023 Best Actress Oscar

Friday, May 8, 2020


Thursday, May 7, 2020
Dow closes up 211 points as optimism rules the trading on Wall Street

Forbes: Donald Trump and the Fed could be about to destroy the American banking system with an infusion of $6 trillion in cash and ultra-low rates

                       It never rains in Southern California

                            President Trump's Economy
President Trump continually touts the American economy's performance
under his administration as being the best ever in the country's history. And the fact is: True, the economy pre-coronavirus did have magnificent statistics with respect to unemployment rate and stock market performance.

However, there was a factor that Trump never mentions, because it alone might explain the January, 2017- January, 2020 spectacular growth. Namely: The United States budget deficits during this period were huge -- approaching $1 trillion annually, and this unsustainable infusion of money into the National economy would tend to lower unemployment, inflate the stock markets and raise public optimism. For a while, everything would be rosy, as financial assets grew so very tall and businesses expanded with many, new employees.

But those tall trees never reach the sky. Instead, the pandemic catastrophe revealed how shallow our "Greatest economy of all time" actually was, as businesses and individuals crash and burn because there was actually no money for that proverbial rainy day -- which in this case does not involve umbrellas; it involves face masks, latex gloves and disinfectants.


               "That's right, darkies -- We got us sum' superior jeans"

Some have theorized that one of the purposes of segregation in Jim Crow America was to prevent people of color from discovering how stupid many White people actually are -- to maintain the illusion of White supremacy



Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Dow falls 218 points as President Trump casts doubt on the U.S./China trade deal and economic data show a huge number of April layoffs

Axios: Here are the states where the coronavirus is spreading the fastest

"Destiny -- A Legend of Our Time" introduces Sofia Jimenez who portrays Leticia dos Santos, a De Beers Group representative to the Angolan government. Sofia is a double-agent, whose actual allegiance in 1986 is to Nelson Mandela's African National Congress and the oppressed Black people of South Africa

              Sofia may win the 2023 Best Supporting Actress Oscar

                                         "More Love"

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

        Oil tankers around the globe are used to store the petroleum glut

Monday, May 4, 2020
After getting off to a very bad start , the Dow is able to recover by the close with a gain of 26 points, thanks to the energy and technology sectors

            Is the specter of hyperinflation on the horizon in America?

Sunday, May 3, 2020

CNBC: Jim Cramer says that his most trusted market indicator is causing him concern about the trajectory of stocks

                                      Black Monday -- October 19, 1987

Saturday, May 2, 2020

                                   "Bumpin On Sunset"

Friday, May 1, 2020

            Casting is underway for  "Destiny -- A Legend of Our Time"

      "Destiny -- A Legend of Our Time" will be in theaters Worldwide April, 2022

On February 1, 1975, Linda A. Linton became Mrs. Walter Lewis, despite the fact that on January 31, 1975 Walter knew full well that he should call off the wedding and request reassignment to Antarctica. That's funny to me now, but it wasn't at all so funny back in 1977 when Linda was taking "the out-of-town guy" -- her husband -- to the financial cleaners during our fiery, loud divorce in Riverside County, California.

We actually had a two-day divorce trial in November, 1977 at a period of time when virtually no one going through a divorce had a trial. In almost all divorces in 1977, the married couple would just go before the judge, then each would say that the marriage was not going well and they wanted a divorce; then the judge would bang his gavel and say "Divorce granted". The total time in front of the judge and courtroom would be approximately 90 seconds in the average divorce case. But not with Linda. Our trial took two full days of lying testimony in an effort by Linda to get her hands on as much money as possible as our marriage crashed and burned in sunny Southern California
                                 "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes"


Angel Reynolds-Watkins recreates Linda Linton's epic victory in the Great Divorce War of 1977 in "Destiny -- A Legend of Our Time"

                       Angel may win the 2023 Best Actress Oscar

Thursday, April 30, 2020

James Bianco, president of Bianco Research, predicts that the current positive action in stocks will soon collapse

                 Haley Zambrano portrays one of NYU Law School's
                                 finest movie stars--  Ruby Burt

                           in "Destiny -- A Legend of Our Time"

Soon after graduation, Ruby married fellow NYU Law grad Peter Sherwood, and she balanced motherhood with a stellar law career over the coming decades. Years later, Peter Sherwood became New York State's Solicitor General -- New York's third highest officer in State government. Peter was the Solicitor General in August, 1987

                      Hayley may win the 2023 Best Supporting Actress Oscar

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

                                          In Commemoration
                            Lt. Colonel Edgar V. Lewis, U.S. Air Force
                               The World's best multi-engine jet pilot
Colonel Lewis at the controls of his B-52D intercontinental thermonuclear bomber  in June,1968 at Westover Air Force Base, located near Springfield, Massachusetts

           Introducing to the World -- Ms. Yamile Quinn as Irene Smalls
 Irene Smalls was Miss Black New York State in the 1970 Miss Black America contest

                               Irene was Walter Lewis' girlfriend for four years,
                           during Law School and an additional year

                Irene is portrayed in "Destiny" by Yamile Quinn  

                  Yamile may win the 2023 Best Actress Oscar
           "My heart went out to play, but in the game I lost you.
                                 What a price to pay"
                        "So I imagine my heart with you"


Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Only six Dow stocks lost ground on Monday.Here is what that facttendes to indicate regarding the overall markets

Market Watch: This one chart makes the case that the worst is over for the stock markets; losses and the virus has peaked


Take a trip down Memory Lane regarding political propaganda -- scroll down and view the text located at November 16, 2019

This is Monica Rodriguez. She was Walter Lewis' neighbor when he was living in a small Manhattan apartment building in 1973 and !974. Monica was born in Colombia, and, following the death of her husband, she maintained in her apartment a home for 6 young college students -- all from Colombia -- who were attending colleges in New York City. The six students: some were related to Monica and others were the daughters of Monica's friends who were still living in Colombia

The Rodriguez' were great neighbors, and we shared  many fun times. Monica, her 8 year-old son and all the girls were so nice to me and everyone in the building. Plus, they were such quiet neighbors because the girls and little boy were always studying or off working part-time jobs. As you walked by the door to Monica's apartment, the only sound you would ever hear was the sound of laughter

In "Destiny -- A Legend of Our Time", Colombiana Emily Simosa brings Monica Rodriquez to life on the big, silver screen in all the World's countries

                  Emily Simosa may win the 2023 Best Actress Oscar

Monday, April 27, 2020
Dow adds a gain of 360 points as the dead cat bounce persists

                    Tomorrow's internationally known movie stars
                           are today just ordinary heart-throbs

"Destiny -- A Legend of Our Time"  portrays Juanita Blackstone, who graduated from New York University Law School in June, 1973. Her grades were among the highest in the law school throughout her three year's of study.  Sweet Juanita was famous because she was one of several very pretty law students. Plus, Juanita's skirts were so short that she might as well not bothered to put that micro-mini on. It was like Juanita considered her panties to be outerwear that should be brazenly displayed so everyone could be thrilled and uplifted daily.

The male students loved her so much that she became a legend at NYU Law School. Even though 50 years have passed since she graduated and moved on to a prestigious partnership with a premiere Wall Street law firm, people still ask the daily Juanita Question: "I wonder what color she's wearing today?". Probably pink or powder blue; those were her favorite colors when it came to the gift wrapping on her juicy behind -- if you get my drift.

Juanita is portrayed in "Destiny" by Romanian actress and heart-throb Amy Rides, because Amy may very well be the 2020 reincarnation of 1973 Juanita Blackstone.

                 Amy may win the 2023 Best Supporting Actress Oscar

Sunday, April 26, 2020

                   Is this the best time for the yen carry trade?

Saturday, April 25, 2020

"Destiny -- A Legend of Our Time" Introduces Melody Martin to Hollywood.  Melody accidentally tripped over a cloud, fell out of Heaven, and then performed the role of Vivian R. McGuire in "Destiny", before returning to Heaven, where she was sorely missed by the other Angels.

Vivian McGuire graduated from the University of Michigan, Summa Cum Laude in 1972, after studying in England her junior year. She completed her bachelor's degree at Michigan, and then continued her studies in the field of Industrial Relations. She acquired her doctorate at a very young age.

During the 1990's, Dr. McGuire was a Senior Vice President at a well-known Fortune 500 multinational corporation based in Los Angeles.

      Vivian is a wonderful person. She is a truly exceptional rarity

                    Melody may win the 2023 Best Actress Oscar

"Destiny -- A Legend of Our Time" presents Nahomy Wells in the role of Cynthia Johnson, a fledgling stockbroker with the investment firm of Dean, Witter in San Mateo, California in 1991

           Nahomy may win the 2023 Best Supporting Actress Oscar

"Destiny -- A Legend of Our Time" introduces to the World  -- Kimberly Blake, who portrays Lieutenant Camilla Jones, U.S. Air Force. Camilla was assigned to the Air Force's motion picture production department, which was headquartered at Norton air base in order to be near the Hollywood movie industry.

Camilla made movies that advertised the glories of the U.S. Air Force throughout the World starting in 1977. People who knew Camilla oftentimes presumed that she was an actress since she worked in the Air Force's movie department -- based on her looks. Actually, Camilla was a movie producer, with a degree in the art and science of motion picture production from Oberlin College in Ohio.
                        Kimberly may win the 2023 Best Actress Oscar

                                       "The Final Dream Song"
                               "Step Into the Bad Side"

Thursday, April 23, 2020
Dow closes with the small gain of 39 points, as the market stumbled

Yahoo Finance: Ari Wald, senior financial analyst at the Oppenheimer family of mutual funds, has stated that Wall Street is now entering a new long-term bull market. Apparently, the strain has been too much for Ari. He has gone quite batty, along with a number of other financial analysts in New York. It is so sad what this virus has done to many people's ability to perceive reality and make competent predictions


Making predictions is so much easier when you do not have to now defend your last prediction, which at this point has turned out to be a financial catastrophe for your clients. This is the position that Oppenheimer presently finds itself, because that fund family told their clients to go all in the stock market in January, 2020.

I do not have that problem, because on August 27, 2019, I predicted that it was on that date time to totally withdraw from all the planet's stock markets. That prediction has been proven to be extremely prescient, and it makes it easy for me to now admit that I have no idea what is going to happen next --  and nobody does.

But, right now my stock market clients are sleeping well and are still rich because I put their finances in lifeboats when the market was still high and not a roller coaster on August 27, 2019

"Destiny -- A Legend of Our Time" introduces Celine Folk, who will portray the role of Anna J. Williams, Ph.D, a tenured professor of biology and administrator at Medgar Evers College during the 1980's. Medgar Evers College is located in Brooklyn, New York; It is a part of the City University of New York

                     Celine Folk may win the 2023 Best Actress Oscar

Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Dow climbs 457 points as Wall Street finds rationalizations that justify the optimism of some, and the bulls won the day

Newsweek: President Trump's three phase plan to reopen America

Text of the Trump Administration's plan to reopen the economy

                                     It's time to party

                                          "Please Me"
                                          "24K Magic"




                                  "This Is How We Do It"


                                          "Too Close"


Tuesday, April 21, 2020
The bleeding continues with a closing loss of 632 points on the Dow

Overnight, financial markets in Asia fail to find their footing, amidst rumors that Kim Jung Un is seriously sick -- perhaps with COVID-19


At 12:30 AM Pacific time, stock futures indicate a drop of 100 points at the opening on Wall Street. At 4:30 AM Pacific time Dow futures are indicating down 510 points at the open.


                               "My Dear, Mr. Gaye"


Monday, April 20, 2020

"Destiny -- A Legend of Our Time" is pleased to introduce Colombiana Eileen Borossa. She will portray Monica Rodriguez's 23-year old niece, Veronica T. Rodriquez, who came to live at Monica's New York City apartment from high in the mountains near Bogota.

Veronica is studying drama at New York University on Washington Square Park in 1974. By 2020, everyone in South America knows Veronica's name. She is just that famous. Now comes Hollywood.

                     Eileen may win the 2023 Best Actress Oscar
                                     "Amor De Mi Vida"

Actium, the huge Dutch investment manager that focuses on sustainable investing, has sold positions in Alphabet, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft, according to a recent mandatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission

Barron's: Here are the 40 S&P 500 stocks with the safest dividends. Here also are the 40 riskiest dividend payers



      America has the strongest, most costly military in human history   

                                                              "I Have Nothing"                                                    

                                                    "I Will Always Love You"

                                "Whitney & Saxophone -- I Will Always Love You"

                                             "I Will Always Love You -- Live"     

                           "I Have Nothing -- Live in South Africa -- 1994"

                  "I Will Always Love You -- Brazilian Audience Gone Wild"                    

                           What is a Dead Cat Bounce?


                                   "This Is My World"

                             "Somewhere In My Lifetime"



                                  "Tu -- Calor Urbano"             

                                     "I Do Love You"

                                   "Amor De Mi Vida"

                                            "You Are My Lady"

                           "You Put A Move On My Heart"

                                                "Tamally Maak"

                                                                         "Ride Or Die"

                                 "You're My Everything"

Friday, March 27, 2020
Dow plunges 915 points, despite the passage of the $2 trillion economic relief legislation, as America leads all nations regarding the number of coronavirus cases

               Crowd gathering on Wall Street after the 1929 crash

October, 1929 was a Titanic-shipwreck for the New York financial markets. The Dow reached a high point on September 3, 1929 and then fell to a low on July 8, 1932  -- a loss of 89.2% over three years. The Dow would not regain its September 3, 1929 level until November 23, 1954

Thursday, March 26, 2020
Dow soars for a third day in a row with a gain of 1,352 points

The release of the jobless claims number resulted in an improvement in the Dow futures figure from 490 point decline to negative 180 within 25 minutes

                                     Genevieve Randolph Lewis
                    Was Walter Lewis' second wife 1989 - 1991

                      This was the worst relationship of any man's life
                           So little was learned and so much was lost
           Actually, lost is the wrong term. Walter Lewis' future was stolen

 There are things i must say about Genevieve that are not pretty or kind
                   But, in life, you reap what you sow, Genevieve
                             Eventually the truth will always surface
             Stripped bare: It is time for Genevieve to face the truth

Thank you, Scarletta Payne, for your willingness to portray a villianous woman willing to follow the Group's sick instructions designed to destroy
Walter Lewis' career, character and credibility

                   Scarletta may win the 2023 Best Actress Oscar

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Dow closes with a gain of 496 points, marking the average's first two-day gain since February 5-6

Senator Sanders has threatened to hold up the virus legislation because four Republican senators have threatened to cut unemployment benefits

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Dow soars 2,113 points in anticipation of a massive stimulus package from Congress, marking the biggest point gain ever and the largest percentage gain since 1933

Daily Mail: President Trump calls for an end of isolation by Easter

Jeff Cox: The Federal deficit is about to explode in the fight against coronavirus. However, the projected deficit for the fiscal year, pre-virus, was more than a trillion dollars


Monday, March 23, 2020
Dow falls 582 points, and the Dow presently is on pace for the worst monthly loss since September, 1931, but this was far from the session low. The Dow has lost 37% from its recent record high

At 5:00 AM Pacific time, the Dow futures indicate an opening in positive territory -- up 200 points -- after the Fed announced an unlimited stimulus plan to counteract the effects of the pandemic

President Trump has indicated his desire to move beyond lock-downs as soon as possible, and this has caused controversy because it appears to conflict with medical realities


I see you 2020 adults!! Running up the total owed on your grandkids' credit card!! Arguing over how much to charge up and spend today!!   

       Ever heard of saving for a rainy day? This is that rainy day

                                        No savings? No problem
           Uncle Sugar will borrow trillions and send you a check

Sunday, March 22, 2020

                       What is financial technical analysis?


     The Italian Air Force aerobatic team -- named the Frecce Tricolori
                                   Smoke on -- Go!

                                       "L'ultimo Re"

                                        "Resta Qui" 

Saturday, March 21, 2020
Daily Mail: President Trump has declared New York State a major disaster area, marking the first time in US history that a president has made such a declaration over a public health threat

The Hill: Legislation moving through the Senate may carry a $2 trillion total price tag in the fight against the coronavirus

Jonathan Chait: Here is a breakdown regarding the details of how much money an individual will receive

                                History of Time Magazine

Friday, March 20, 2020

Where was the Dow back in November, 2016 -- on Trump's Election Day? On Election Day, the Dow closed at 18,339, and the all-time intra-day high at that time was 18,668.48, which was reached in August, 2016

                         The Spanish Flu of 1918 - 1920
       That was the name, although some theorists maintain it started in Kansas


I do not know this man, but I applaud his effort to save the Nation postal expense. Surely, with this spirit of self-sacrifice, we will push through this coronavirus pandemic in no time at all -- no time at all. For certain

Ray Dalio, of Bridgewater Associates, estimates that corporate losses in America will exceed $4 trillion. The losses globally will be $12 trillion


Overnight, the Nikkei rose 2% following the announcement by the European Central Bank that a $821 billion stimulus plan has been launched, called the Pandemic Emergency Purchase Programme


Bill Ackman of Pershing Square Capital Management: "A tsunami is coming. . . the World needs a 30 day time out."


                    Here are a few helpful tips for those people who
                          are working from home for the first time 
                          Handling the kids             

                                  Moderation is important

Keep an eye on your pets

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Dow bounces back for a gain of 1,049 points following the Trump Administration's backing of a $1 trillion stimulus package



Dow opens with a crash of 2,250.46 points, a loss of 9.71%, to 20,935.16. The S&P 500 circuit breakers were triggered immediately and trading was halted within a few seconds after the open


           26/27 degrees Celsius equals 79-80 degrees Fahrenheit

If you have lost a lot of money over the last two weeks and are also losing a lot of sleep, I'm sorry. But you should have followed my advice -- to leave the stock market --  set forth in this blog on August 27, 2019

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Friday, March 13, 2020
Ricochet Boom!: Dow soars 1,985 points following a stellar opening and then a boost from President Trump's declaration of a national emergency

Overnight, Dow futures indicated an opening gain on Wall Street, and the futures remained high throughout the night


"Destiny -- A Legend of Our Time"   Introduces Hungarian actress Diana Enache, who plays the role of Dr. Anita Marlowe, a talented psychologist/PTSD specialist at March Air Force Base Regional Hospital, a Strategic Air Command installation that was located near Riverside, California in 1976

                Diana may win the 2023 Best Supporting Actress Oscar

                                       "Everlasting Love"

                                       "Through the Fire"
                                     "Candlelight and You"

Thursday, March 12, 2020
History has been made -- Dow plunges 2,352.60 points. This is the worst single-day point loss in history and a percentage loss second only to Black Monday -- October 19, 1987

Wall Street Journal: Global stock markets are falling even as central banks step in -- such as the Fed's pledge to pump $1.5 trillion into short-term funding markets

After President Trump's speech yesterday, stock futures sank sharply

CNN Politics: The House is preparing to vote on a bill that responds to the virus crisis. The Senate has canceled next week's recess

                         Sometime it's best to just have a laugh

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
The carnage continues: Dow plunges 1,465 points and enters Bear market territory

Overnight, equity markets in Asia struggled, but European stocks got a boost from an emergency rate cut by the Bank of England

                                Crime Prevention Kit

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Dow rebounds strongly with a gain of 1,167, but the tension is not over

                          Overview of the petroleum industry

Monday, March 9, 2020

South China Morning Post: Overnight, Hong Kong stocks plunged more than 1,000 points, and this is the Hang Seng Index's worst performance in more than two years. All the Asian markets were down

                                      "What's Going On?"

At the open on Wall Street, within two minutes the Dow was down 7.08%, but the S&P 500 managed to stay above a 7% loss until 9:34AM.

The Dow was down 7.29% when the circuit breaker was triggered -- 1,884.88 points down at 23,979.90. S&P 500 hit the circuit breaker at 2,764.21, down 208.16, which was 7.0%. Dow is having the worst day since December, 2008

Nasdaq 7,987.44, down 588.18 points, a loss of 6.85%

VIX 49.64 at trigger. Twenty minutes later at 61.62

10-year Treasury 0.433%. Several minutes later at 0.310%. The low on the 2-year was only beat by the low on 9/11 at 0.150%

WTI Crude $32.43

Gold $1,678.70

Market reopened at 9:49 Eastern. Dow fell to 23,904 immediately, and then continued falling to a loss of 2,000 points -- a January, 2019 level -- in the next two minutes. At this point, the major averages are down 19% from record highs.

Sunday, March 8, 2020

Larry Kudlow, Director of the National Economics Council: Long-term investors should think seriously about buying these market dips

                          A Trip Down Memory Lane

During the 2016 campaign, Donald Trump was oftentimes touted as a very astute businessman who would lead the country to new heights of economic prosperity. The Trump campaign offered his wealth as proof of his business acumen. For a true story of President Trump's
business dealings, visit October 2, 2016 in this blog


"Destiny -- A Legend of Our Time"  introduces Rose Chase, who plays the role of Captain Francesca Torres, an ace jet fighter pilot in the Cuban Revolutionary Air and Air Defence Force, who was Castro's special envoy to  Uganda's President Idi Amin Dada Oumee in 1977, in order to witness the return home of Uganda's jet fighter squadron from its training in the Soviet Union's fast-as-all-hell MIG-23's. The part is fitting for Rose, she is an Honors-level University language student who is fluent in four languages

          Rose Chase may win the 2023 Best Supporting Actress Oscar

                                   Mikoyan-Gurevich MIG-23

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Whoops!! I didn't know there would be math!!  Brian Williams of MSNBC and an editor from the New York Times embarrass themselves in front of all TV Land. Evidently, arithmetic is really hard, and $327 trillion is incomprehensible


                     "Give the ladies a standing ovation"

Friday, March 6, 2020
Dow closes down 257 points, but it could have been much worse

Overnight, the major Asian stock exchanges took a more than 2% hit

Senate passes $8.3 emergency coronavirus bill and sends it to President Trump's desk


                                  "My Father's Eyes"

Thursday, March 5, 2020
Dow collapses another 970 points for one reason: coronavirus

Overnight, financial markets in Europe were hammered by pandemic anxiety. At 4:53 AM Pacific Time, the Dow futures were implied down 573 points at the opening on Wall Street. The falling price of oil has prompted OPEC to cut output, although Russian oil producers are not expected to cooperate

                     The Wall Street crash of 1929  

                   Doha, Qatar -- OPEC member 1961-2019

                          A summarized history of OPEC

                                   "Smells Like Fire"

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

General Electric has issued a detailed profit outlook in which the corporation specifies that the pandemic will lower its profit and revenue in 2020 first quarter

Wall Street Journal: For a growing number of struggling cities, the downturn has arrived, and worse is ahead


                                           "Exodus -- Movement of Jah People"


"Destiny -- A Legend of Our Time" Introduces to the World -- Kiran, she plays the role of Brenda Montgomery, the young, star reporter for the Miami Herald newspaper in the 1970's. Brenda attended the University of Michigan undergrad and Columia University Journalism School.

                    Kiran may win the 2023 Best Actress Oscar

                                               "Ride or Die"


Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Dow roller-coasters through a 1,300 point arc, and closes with a loss of 786 points, despite a rate cut by the Federal Reserve

Monday, March 2, 2020

                               What is a dead cat bounce?

                                What is the yen carry trade?


Sunday, March 1, 2020

                        "Mundial Brasil 1950 World Cup Musica"

                                "FIFA World Cup 2014"    

Saturday, February 29, 2020


"Destiny -- A Legend of Our Time"   Introduces Colombiana Eliana Ruiz as City University of New York physics major and Honors student Carmen Rodriguez. Carmen and her family were the Manhattan neighbors in 1973 and 1974 of a young lawyer who had just graduated Magna Cum Laude from New York University Law School. That lawyer was from Detroit, Michigan originally, but he had lived in a lot of other places in America and Europe. The attorney's name was Walter Lewis

                Eliana may win the 2023 Best Supporting Actress Oscar


                                           "Flyin' High In The Friendly Sky"


                                 "I Do Love You"

"Destiny -- A Legend of Our Time" --- the major Hollywood motion picture will be in theaters Worldwide in April, 2022. "Destiny" will be extremely controversial, because it has a profoundly serious subject matter. Namely, heroin smuggling and the United States of America

"Destiny" is not a musical or a comedy. However, Destiny will make Hollywood history since it will have the longest musical soundtrack of all time. "Destiny's" soundtrack is made up of 85 songs, including the 2023 Oscar winner for Best Song, and it will win the Oscar for Best Soundtrack.

    Our production company motto is "Aim high because life is short"

Friday, February 28, 2020

Prior to the opening bell on Wall Street, stock futures indicate that the huge downward slide will continue unabated. The implied open at 5:00 AM Pacific time is down 305 points

The value of the dollar is depreciating at a swift pace, with no end in sight, since President Trump is almost demanding that the Federal Reserve lower interest rates

The yield on the 10-year Treasury has collapsed to a record low -- 1.18%. Never in the history of the United States of America has this happened before. This is an extremely bad sign that portends a recession has probably already begun

                                       What is a Euro-dollar?


The American right-wing considers Senator Sanders and the other Democrats to be crazy thieves  -- theft by taxation and overspending on the part of the the government. According to the GOP, the Democrats need to read Ayn Rand's "Atlas Shrugged", which is a story of American society where the wealthy leaders of industry have refused to work hard when the government essentially taxes away a large percentage of their profits.

Jeff Gundlach, CEO of DoubleLine Capital, asserts that the market downturn is being influenced by the investors' reaction to the possibility that Sanders or some other Democrat might be elected to the White House in November

                            "True Love Does Not Demand Fidelity"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             February 27, 2020 Stocks in Tokyo dropped more than 1% in early trading because of disease anxiety among investors

Overnight, U.S. stock futures were under heavy strain following release of information that an American coronavirus case has occurred that is of unknown origin -- indicating the dread possibility of a community spread, which is the first stage of a mass contagion


President Trump asserts that "quite a bit" of the stock market sell-off is due to investor fears that the Democrats will win the White House

If the Democrats win the White House in November, what will be the stock market reaction on Wall Street?  I will not tell a lie, even though the truthful answer to this question will be disturbing to many

If the Democratic nominee's business, finance, tax and foreign relations policies are the same on Election Day as these policies are at present, then the Dow Industrials will lose approximately 5,000 points between Election Day and Inauguration. By July, 2021, the United States of America will be in full-blown recession. Unemployment will double. However, interest rates will be low -- in fact, the yield curve will invert.

It is very difficult to forecast exactly how bad things will get as 2022 plays itself out. However, I could foresee the Dow losing 27% of its value by 2022's Election Day. We will lose the House, and the Senate would go further underwater. The Republicans will retake the White House in a landslide in 2024 -- maybe Donald Trump Jr.  Just kidding

                         Senator Sanders?   Is that you?


Wednesday, February 26, 2020
In early trading on Wall Street, the market rebounded at the open, but by midday the gains had substantially evaporated

At the close, the Dow was down 124 points after a roller-coaster day

Jim Cramer: "It's time to start buying something." Buyer beware

Daily Mail: This evening Donald Trump held a news conference and addressed the Nation on the coronavirus pandemic

                          What should an investor do now?
Seriously, your guess is about as good as mine at this point., The fact is this: I said that the risk-adverse investor should leave the stock market on August 27, 2019 and stay out. See this blog for that date



                               "The Closer I Get To You"


Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Reuters: The value of the dollar is falling in expectation of a rate cut by the Federal Reserve

The plunge in the Dow continued today with a fall of 879 points. Over the last two days, stock losses on Wall Street have totaled $1.7 trillion. This has been the worst two-day point drop in history

The 10-year Treasury is at a record low of 1.32%. The yield curve has practically inverted. This is a widely acknowledged warning sign that a global recession is imminent
                                What is an inverted yield curve?


                                   "Adore You"


Monday, February  24, 2020

Sunday, February 23, 2020

                                  "Memoria Rota"

                                "Amor De Mi Vida"


Saturday, February 22, 2020

                                Senator Bernie Sanders

Sunday, January 26, 2020

Evelyn Cheng: Officials describe how the coronavirus is beginning to hit China's economy

                               Jennifer Hudson
                                Beyonce's Tribute

                                  Michael Jordan

                                    Shaq O'Neal

                                  Vanessa Bryant

Saturday, January 25, 2020
Why the coronavirus outbreak could trigger a stock market pullback, despite the current bullish sentiment

                          Trump Impeachment Trial

Friday, January 24, 2020

                  Text of U.S./China Trade Deal Phase One

The Vox article that is linked above is an example of left-wing propaganda, which is designed to influence the casual observer of America's tax policy. It is misleading in a number of ways. The Democrats need to develop tax and business policies that are more substantive than spiteful and demeaning use of language

                         Trump Impeachment Trial

Thursday, January 23, 2020
Dow falls 26 points amid a deluge of earnings reports and the anxiety caused by the coronavirus

                             Trump Impeachment Trial

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Adarsh Sinha of Bank of America: Expect the dollar to depreciate in 2020 as economic growth picks up around the globe

                         Trump Impeachment Trial

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Dow loses 152 points under the pressure of a possible coronavirus case in America; plus, Boeing is hit hard

Monday, January 20, 2020
Overnight, a pipeline shutdown in southwest Libya has affected output causing oil prices to rise

                        "The Great March to Freedom"

                           Detroit Walk to Freedom

On June 23, 1963, a civil rights march took place in Detroit, Michigan in which more than 125,000 people walked with Martin Luther King in commemoration of the tragic 1943 Detroit race riots and to strike against racial discrimination. The march was the largest civil rights demonstration in the history of America to that date. Dr. King delivered his "I Have A Dream" speech at the end of the march before a packed auditorium at Cobo Hall. I was there that afternoon and was privileged to witness the awesome address

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Friday, January 17, 2020
Dow gains 50 points to cap off a history making week across the board on Wall Street and the Nasdaq

Thursday, January 16, 2020
Dow soars 267 points and the S&P 500 tops 3,300 for the first time

Chris Ciovacco: Forecasts that the bull market will continue, but expect some scary losses along the road

Wall Street Journal: Wall Street surges ahead as the market looks to corporate earnings

                     Impeachment of Donald Trump

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
President Trump has signed phase one of a China trade deal

Dow adds 91 points on the date of signing the U.S./ China deal

                Summary of the China/United States trade war

Boeing aircraft orders have fallen to a 16-year low under the weight of the 737 MAX fiasco

                          "Make Love in This Club"

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
The American CPI is rising at the fastest rate since 2011, but, ironically, inflation is still low

New images show damage to military installations in Iraq from the Iranian missile attack

                          "Dr. Strangelove -- Attack!"

Monday, January 13, 2020
Dow adds 83 points and the S&P 500 closes at a record high following release of news that China will be removed from alleged currency manipulation status

Federal deficit hit $984 billion in 2019, and that is a 50% increase over the time that Trump has been in office

"I've got my eye on you -- spendin' and spendin' some more"


    Which way would you prefer to die in the next five minutes?
                List of assassinations by the United States

                        List of assassinations by ISIL 

     Here is a third choice: You choose not to die in the next five minutes   

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Daily Mail: Iran has fired tens of ballistic missiles at Al-Asad airbase in central Iraq

Monday, January 6, 2020
Dow manages a gain of 69 points, following a very rocky start of trading, which included a 200 point loss in early trading

Market Watch: Almost none of the rally in the S&P 500 can be pegged to rising earnings. That is not a good sign


                 Do you recognize this man?  Probably not

His name was Mohammad Mosaddegh. He was the fairly-elected 35th Prime Minister of Iran. He was removed from office by a coup engineered by the American CIA and British intelligence service in 1953


                                Who was this man?
                                  He was a soldier

Saturday, January 4, 2020

    What we have here is a failure to communicate

Friday, January 3, 2020
Dow plunges 234 points in response to the American attack on an Iranian general named Qassem Soleimani

                                    Iran and the Middle East
For extensive information on Iran, and the Middle East, see the text set forth on June 21, 2019 and July 26, 2018

                                           The Tip of the Sword

             This is the very rare sight of two B-52D's flying in formation

I have seen six of the giant planes in formation at a top secret location near the Arctic Circle. It was a sobering experience when one comprehends that each plane's nuclear weapons carry more firepower than all the bombs exploded in World War II combined

                           "Looking for Freedom"

Thursday, January 2, 2020
Another huge day in New York: Dow soars 330 points to a new record close, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq also at new records

                         Shanghai -- the financial center of China


                                "You Are My Lady"
   Even if you can't speak Mandarin, you can be sure these are love songs

                                          "I Am The One"

When did the United States and China become trading partners? Answer: In the modern era -- 1973. See the information set forth below in this column, dated August 25, 2019


                 "Flying High In The Friendly Sky"

                             "Danny Boy"

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

                              Happy New Year

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Dow, Exxon Mobil and IBM presently top the "Dogs of the Dow" list


                               Year End Numbers For 2019

Dow       28,538.44   +22.3%

S&P 500 3,230.78    +28.9
Nasdaq  8,972.60    +35.2%

Apple     $293.65     +85%

Microsoft  $157.70  +55%