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Forecast for 2023

We look at how the economies will track next year

Are we heading for inflation ?

We look at the affect of recent world events on inflation and the longer term outlook for the economy

How to predict the stock market

We look at how modern machine learning and artificial inteligence can help predict the stock market

Widely reported
 China urges calm amid balloon row as Blinken cancels Beijing trip 
- China urges calm amid balloon row as Blinken cancels Beijing trip
+ Suspected Chinese spy balloon could end up over the Carolinas later this weekend if Biden fails to take action
+ Suspected Chinese spy balloon could end up over the Carolinas later this weekend if Biden fails to take action - 5m ago - 15 stories
 Chinese balloon high over US stirs unease down below 
- Second spy balloon spotted soaring over Latin America as US cancels trip to Beijing - World News
- Chinese balloon high over U.S. stirs unease far below
+ Chinese Balloon: Antony Blinken Postpones China visit - 5m ago - 10 stories
 Blinken scraps rare Beijing trip over 'China spy balloon' 
+ US says a second Chinese 'spy balloon' is flying over Latin America
+ Blinken cancels Beijing trip over Chinese spy balloon
+ US spots second Chinese 'spy balloon' over Latin America - 5m ago - 12 stories
 12 Monkeys Stolen From Louisiana Zoo – 
+ 12 Monkeys Stolen From Louisiana Zoo – NBC Chicago
+ 12 Monkeys Stolen From Louisiana Zoo – NBC 7 San Diego
- 12 Monkeys Stolen From Louisiana Zoo – NBC Bay Area - 1h ago - 9 stories
 California won't require the COVID vaccine to attend schools 
+ California won't require the COVID vaccine to attend schools
- California public health department says state no longer pursuing coronavirus vaccine mandate for K-12 schools
- California public health department says state no longer pursuing coronavirus vaccine mandate for K-12 schools - 1h ago - 4 stories
 Another Chinese spy balloon flying over Latin America 
+ Another Chinese spy balloon flying over Latin America: US
+ Pentagon: Another Chinese Spy Balloon Flying over Latin America
+ Another Chinese 'surveillance balloon' is flying over Latin America, Pentagon says - 5m ago - 11 stories

Forecasts

Top 8 to watch
symtodayclosetargetdate
EVRG 61.64 68.34 Jun 29
JNJ 164.61 178.67 Jun 29
LNT 53.34 60.22 Jun 29
WRB 66.87 70.47 Jun 29
CAG 36.45 38.78 May 31
WEC 93.56 101.43 Jun 29
FANG 138.40 138.59 Jun 29
ALL 131.33 135.99 Jun 29
Rating changes
FY2023 EPS Estimates for Transcat, Inc. $TRNS Lowered by HC Wainwright - @TickerReport - 1h ago - TRNS - story
DA Davidson Comments on Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc.s FY2023 Earnings $CFR - @TickerReport - 1h ago - CFR - story
FY2022 EPS Estimates for Franco-Nevada Co. $FNV Reduced by Raymond James - @TickerReport - 3h ago - FNV - story
2023 is TSLA bear season pt.2 - reddit - 4h ago - TSLA - story
Tesla bears, seethe more. Calls will print Monday. - reddit - 23:32 Fri - TSLA - story
Why Markel Stock Popped on Friday - fool - 22:39 Fri - MKL - story
Today stock picks

(experimental - not valid on weekends )

rsymrefclosechangetarget
AMZN 112.91 119.25
TSLA 188.27 194.32
NVDA 217.09 223.70

Market news

Notable blog posts
Apple Misses Estimates as iPhone Sales Decline (Yahoo! Finance: Company News) - techinvestornews - 01:13 Fri AAPL story
Qualcomm slides on lower smartphone sales, and the outlook doesn't get any better - androidcentral - 00:05 Fri QCOM story
OpenText reports mixed results as it completes purchase of Micro Focus - siliconangle - 00:05 Fri  story
Apple Q1 2023 Results: $30.0B Profit, But Still a Miss - iphonehacks - 07:32 Fri AAPL story
Chubb (NYSE:CB) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.17 EPS - americanbankingnews - 13:57 Fri CB story
Revenue miss and weak guidance send Qualcomms stock down - siliconangle - 00:48 Fri  story
Apples stock falls on first earnings and revenue miss in years - siliconangle - 00:04 Fri  story
Amazon Christmas marketing push pays off with higher net sales - bmmagazine co uk - 07:24 Fri  story
From 2,000 to 330,000: Monarch butterfly count soars in California since 2020 low but still far below millions in the 1980s - geneticliteracyproject org - 05:04 Fri  story
Market Watch: Terra USTC Skycokets 62%, EthereumPOW Up 17% - cryptopotato - 09:48 Fri  story
Relevant news today
 'David [Stern] used to say, 'we have to do everything we can to build up these players in the eyes of our fans.'' - @Forbes - 4h ago - - story
 @NAecer It seems you had an unpleasant experience with us. In order to assist you in a more effective way, we reque - @TheOfficialSBI - 35m ago - - story
 The best athletes in the world wear Nike kicks. Why shouldnt you? - @MensHealthMag - 4h ago - NKE - story
 @jalaj_singhal knowledge. Our team will look into the matter. (2/2) - @TheOfficialSBI - 2h ago - - story
 'I have made this soup at least three dozen times, always yielding the same delicious results.' This revelatory le - @nytimes - 2h ago - - story
 Here's everything you need to know about Beyonc's newly announced, long-awaited Renaissance World Tour - @TIME - 1h ago - - story
 'If you live here, to have his tag pointed out to you once is to see it almost everywhere you go.' The FT's - @FinancialTimes - 1h ago - - story
 '[Michael Jordan] is the most competitive player in the history of the world.' @LeonardArmato joined - @Forbes - 5h ago - - story
 @DevangMandli issue in the last column. Our concerned team will look into this. (2/2) - @TheOfficialSBI - 24m ago - - story
 Aidan is back, but what does that mean for Carrie? - @BritishVogue - 3h ago - - story
Important news today
A-Leagues to revise heat policy following player, coach complaints - abc net au - 8h ago COH story
Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript - fool - 9h ago OHI story
Why Apple Watches Keep Calling 911 - nytimes - 22:36 Fri AAPL story
Why Snowflake, Datadog, and HubSpot Shares Fell Back to Earth Today - fool - 21:00 Fri HUBS story
RT @elonmusk: @firesideint Twitters legacy Blue Verified is unfortunately deeply corrupted, so will sunset in a few months - @The_Real_Fly - 18:58 Fri TSLA story
How to Get Government Aid to Ditch Fossil Fuels - nytimes - 18:07 Fri FOSL story
130 Las Vegas Elementary School Students 'Projectile Vomiting' After Mysterious Illness Outbreak - @people - 17:16 Fri LVS story
Apple Q1 2023 Revenues Slowed by Exchange Rates, COVID, and Inflation - tidbits - 16:55 Fri AAPL story
Starbucks misses expectations as China Covid surge hurts international sales - cnbc - 14:06 Fri SBUX story
Blueprint Medicines to Present Positive Data from PIONEER Trial of AYVAKIT (avapritinib) in Indolent Systemic Mastocytosis at 2023 AAAAI Annual Meeting - prnewswire:443 - 14:00 Fri BPMC story