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The Jones Falls Blended Investment Model – Daily Trade – January 25, 2017

THE JONES FALLS BLENDED INVESTMENT TRADE No. 2017-0018

Dear JFF Trader,

Here is your daily trade for The Jones Falls Blended Investment Model -Portfolio, for Wednesday, January 25, 2017.

HOLD: PROSHARES ULTRA OIL & GAS (DIG)

The -Portfolio is our first open-participation test of the underlying investment strategy.  For this test, Jones Falls readers are invited to invest right alongside the portfolio strategist, who executes real-time trades in a Fidelity trading account.  Any gains or losses in that portfolio will constitute the -Portfolio’s track record.

If you wish to be added to the email distribution list, simply send an email to JonesFallsFinancial@gmail.com with the word ‘SUBSCRIBE’ in the subject line.

Thank you!

Happy Trading,

The Jones Falls Financial Directors

DISCLAIMER: While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the signals shown on this site, the information provided is not intended to construe advice or a recommendation. Guidance or proposal regarding any financial product and the use of this site and the online services is entirely at the user’s own risk. JonesFallsFinancial.com or any of their affiliates, shall not be responsible for any loss, damages (whether direct, indirect, special or consequential) and/or expenses or any nature whatsoever, which may be suffered as a result, or which may be attributable to the use of or reliance upon any information, links, services and forex signals. JonesFallsFinancial.com is not a registered investment advisor. Copyright in all information supplied via this services is owned by Jones Falls Financial Publishing and/or its subsidiaries, and is protected by both national and international intellectual property laws. No part of this information supplied via this service may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means.

Jones Falls Financial in the News!

todd-m-schoenberger-usa-todayWe’re back!

Dow 20,000 has brought on a tsunami of news stories, so what better way to receive an expert opinion than to contact Jones Falls Financial Publishing.  Our Director, seasoned-media extraordinaire, Todd M. Schoenberger, was quoted on his thoughts in USA Today.

Click on the URL for the article (and be sure to forward to your friends):

http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/markets/2017/01/25/wall-streets-take-on-dow-20000/97036068/

 

Quote of the Day! (Dow 20,000 Edition)

A flag flutters in the wind outside the New York Stock Exchange
“Dow 20,000 is significant and a remarkable achievement, but it’s even more promising for American capitalism.  Considering where Wall Street has been this century, to achieve such a remarkable milestone proves free markets always persevere and thrive.  Everyone will ask where we go from here, but that question has always been asked after reaching prior round number levels.  And the Dow has never disappointed in giving us a promising and optimistic answer.”
– Todd M. Schoenberger, Director, Jones Falls Financial Publishing

Closing Bell Happy Hour: January 24, 2017

01/24/17 It’s Tuesday afternoon and stocks continue to rise as investors take in a rise in manufacturing and mixed earnings. Also, Brexit is back in the headlines and President Trump’s continues to push for less taxes and regulations.

Reported by James Sweeney, of Modern Wall Street:

Shake Shack App to Beef up Sales (via Modern Wall Street)

01/24/17: The famous NY burger stop, Shake Shack, introduced their new mobile app this week. The best part? Customers can now order & pay ahead for fast pick up AND they’re offering your first burger free with promo code “shackappy”…Woohoo!!

Reported by Olivia Voznenko, with Modern Wall Street:

Modern Day Choices: Smoking Pot or Drinking Wine

By: Todd M. Schoenberger, @TMSchoenberger, @JonesFallsPub

The U.S. wine industry is smokin’.  Sales are projected to rise as much as 6 percent this year, compared to a five-year annual average of 4 percent.  And the harvest in California, which is the nation’s largest wine-producing state, is expected to climb 7 percent to a record 4 million tons crushed.

todd-schoenberger-wine-and-womenWine distribution is even hotter.  In 2016, nearly 4 percent of all U.S. wine sales were sold by and delivered from wine producers direct to consumers (DtC), totaling $2.33 billion.  The DtC channel is still a fraction of the overall annual total of $60 billion in wine sales, but it does represent an 18.5 percent increase over 2015 data.

So what can keep a cork on this great news?

Marijuana.  And it’s giving the wine industry a serious headache.

As of today, eight states have legalized marijuana for recreational use, and more than a dozen additional states have approved cannabis for medical use.  All in, Americans and Canadians have spent an estimated $53.3 billion on marijuana annually, according to ArcView Market Research.

ArcView reports illegal purchases of pot represented 87 percent of all sales last year, down from 90 percent in 2015.  However, sales on the legal market increased by 34 percent, and the forecast is projecting legalization will grow this segment to $21.6 billion by 2021.

todd-schoenberger-and-cheryl-shumanThis hypergrowth in the marijuana industry is already making a dent in the domestic beer market.  Marquee names like Budweiser and Coors have cited pressure on revenues from the pot community and the feeling from Wall Street analysts is the wine industry is just as vulnerable.

Higher priced wines—those in the $12-$25 bottle category—are not expected to be impacted by the growth of marijuana sales.  But for the $9 and under market, trouble is budding up, which explains why companies such as low-cost distributor Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ) have seen weaker performance in its stock.  For the rolling six-month period, Constellation Brands has given up nearly 9 percent of its value, while the S&P 500 is up almost 5 percent.

Meanwhile, pink sheet ganja darlings like Cannabis Science Inc (OTCMKTS: CBIS) have popped nearly 500 percent in the prior six-month trading period.  Wine is fine, but pot is hot.

Disclosure: The author does not own wine stocks or marijuana stocks.  In addition, the author does not smoke marijuana and has never smoked marijuana, but does enjoy wine.

 

The Jones Falls Blended Investment Model – Daily Trade – January 24, 2017

THE JONES FALLS BLENDED INVESTMENT TRADE No. 2017-0017

Dear JFF Trader,

Here is your daily trade for The Jones Falls Blended Investment Model -Portfolio, for Tuesday, January 24, 2017.

HOLD: PROSHARES ULTRA OIL & GAS (DIG)

The -Portfolio is our first open-participation test of the underlying investment strategy.  For this test, Jones Falls readers are invited to invest right alongside the portfolio strategist, who executes real-time trades in a Fidelity trading account.  Any gains or losses in that portfolio will constitute the -Portfolio’s track record.

If you wish to be added to the email distribution list, simply send an email to JonesFallsFinancial@gmail.com with the word ‘SUBSCRIBE’ in the subject line.

Thank you!

Happy Trading,

The Jones Falls Financial Directors

DISCLAIMER: While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the signals shown on this site, the information provided is not intended to construe advice or a recommendation. Guidance or proposal regarding any financial product and the use of this site and the online services is entirely at the user’s own risk. JonesFallsFinancial.com or any of their affiliates, shall not be responsible for any loss, damages (whether direct, indirect, special or consequential) and/or expenses or any nature whatsoever, which may be suffered as a result, or which may be attributable to the use of or reliance upon any information, links, services and forex signals. JonesFallsFinancial.com is not a registered investment advisor. Copyright in all information supplied via this services is owned by Jones Falls Financial Publishing and/or its subsidiaries, and is protected by both national and international intellectual property laws. No part of this information supplied via this service may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means.

Commodities Report: January 24, 2017

01/24/17 Crude oil and Brent prices ticked higher on Tuesday. Ahead of inventory data, two main factors are being considered: lower OPEC production and increased U.S. output.

Reported by Remy Blaire with Modern Wall Street:

The Jones Falls Blended Investment Model – Daily Trade – January 24, 2017

THE JONES FALLS BLENDED INVESTMENT TRADE No. 2017-0016

Dear JFF Trader,

Here is your daily trade for The Jones Falls Blended Investment Model -Portfolio, for Tuesday, January 24, 2017.

SELL: PROSHARES ULTRASHORT GOLD MINERS (GDXS)

Note: Order filled after posting the trade to the site.  Executed at $15.53.

The -Portfolio is our first open-participation test of the underlying investment strategy.  For this test, Jones Falls readers are invited to invest right alongside the portfolio strategist, who executes real-time trades in a Fidelity trading account.  Any gains or losses in that portfolio will constitute the -Portfolio’s track record.

If you wish to be added to the email distribution list, simply send an email to JonesFallsFinancial@gmail.com with the word ‘SUBSCRIBE’ in the subject line.

Thank you!

Happy Trading,

The Jones Falls Financial Directors

DISCLAIMER: While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the signals shown on this site, the information provided is not intended to construe advice or a recommendation. Guidance or proposal regarding any financial product and the use of this site and the online services is entirely at the user’s own risk. JonesFallsFinancial.com or any of their affiliates, shall not be responsible for any loss, damages (whether direct, indirect, special or consequential) and/or expenses or any nature whatsoever, which may be suffered as a result, or which may be attributable to the use of or reliance upon any information, links, services and forex signals. JonesFallsFinancial.com is not a registered investment advisor. Copyright in all information supplied via this services is owned by Jones Falls Financial Publishing and/or its subsidiaries, and is protected by both national and international intellectual property laws. No part of this information supplied via this service may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means.

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