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AroniSmartInvest has flagged Wal*Mart stock (WMT) since June 2018

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In June 2017, AroniSmartInvest™ In Action, based on the analysis with AroniSmartInvest, predicted that Wal*Mart (NASDAQ: WMT) had started to build  a momentum expected to accelerate for the rest of 2017 and 2018. AroniSmartInvest in Action projections were based on the several factors, that we will revisit shortly. In July 2018. 

At the time,  Wal*Mart stock (NASDAQ: WMT) had been soaring. June 2017 Year-to-date (YTD), the stock was up 15%,  from $69.12 on Dec 30, 2016 to  $79.36 on June 9, 2017  and  22% up since February 2017. What happened since then?

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Back to Investing with AroniSmartInvest in Action™: will market sentiment analytics help

Investing

Summer is over. The transition period between Summer and Fall is usually an exciting time for investors, as they are back from their hard earned vacation and had had time to reflect on their investment strategy.  A few things are usually awaiting the investors in September. However, 2019, it is different: Spring and Summer have seen wild swings and roll-coaster trends andinvestors did not have opportunity to relax over Summer.

First, the seasaw trends:

  •  After a sustained upward trend over 2018 that lasted until the end of Summer,  there was scary dip in 2018 Q4.  The  Dow Jones Industrial Average (^DJI) dropped from 26,648 on Sep 1, 2018 to 23,327 on Dec 1, 2018, or 13%. ^DJI   almost recovered  and 
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AroniSmartInvest In Action: Beyond Meat

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On April 22, 2019, in the article AroniSmartInvest In Action: IPO season with Soaring IPOs and those to watch, Beyond Meat, Inc. (BYND), the plant-based meat maker, was flagged as one of the potentially successful IPOs planned this year. It was among unicorns,  valued at $1.2 billion.

On May 1, 2019, Beyond Meat become public. On Thursday, it started its IPO at $25 shares. By the end of the day, the share price had increased by $40.75 and reached $65.75, or +163.00%. At some point it reached $71.85.

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Brig. Gen. Emmanuel Ndahiro (left) cited in Panama Papers and Paradise Papers in Rwandan President Paul Kagame's Confidant

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They loot their countries, swim in a sea of wealth and stash funds away from their empoverished homelands,  mostly in Western foreign lands, while their people are starving or dying from easily preventable diseases, and their killing squads are brutally murdering those who dare to speak up against corruption, embezzlement and tyranny.

"They" are tyrants and corrupt foreign leaders and their relatives and confidents. They come from all over the World.  Africa counts many.  After siphoning the economies of their countries, they use the loot to buy mansions, private jets, yachts, rare paintings and artworks, luxury apartments, jewelry, million dollar cars, and other expensive items in the West or hide the money through shell companies. 

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Equatorial Guinea Teodoro Nguema Settled Kleptocracy Case in US in 2014

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They loot their countries, swim in a sea of wealth and orgies farther from their homelands,  mostly in Western foreign lands, especially the United States, while their people are starving or dying from easily preventable diseases, and their killing squads are brutally murdering those who dare to speak up against corruption, embezzlement and tyranny.

"They" are tyrants and corrupt foreign leaders and their relatives. Some of the most notorious are from Africa. The latest case, involving Samuel Mebiame,  the son of the late Gabon Prime Minister Leon Mebiame, highlights the extent of corruption and kleptocracy in Africa.

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Emmanuel Ndahiro (middle), Personal Doctor, Security Advisor, External Intelligence Chief and Business Partner of Rwandan General Paul Kagame (right)

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"We are aware of the reports and are reviewing them. While we cannot comment on the specifics of these alleged documents, the US Department of Justice takes very seriously all credible allegations of high-level, foreign corruption that might have a link to the United States or the US financial system,” US Department of Justice Spokesperson Peter Carr has told the media, while referring to what is now known as the Panama Papers Revelations.

The Panama Papers Revelations refer to the leak of around 11.5 million documents from the Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca that were given to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and a large network of international partners, including the Guardian and the BBC.

Among the revelations contained in the leak are the financial dealings by world political leaders or their close associates, stars, business magnates,

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AroniSmartInvest in Action: Wal-Mart Stock Crosses a Major Threshold

Business

On Wednesday July 26, 2017, Wal-Mart crossed a major threshold, going above $79.00 for the first time since the announcement of the acquisition of Whole Foods Markets (WFM) by Amazon.

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Wal-Mart Walking in Amazon Footsteps by Acquiring Jet.Com?

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Jet.com, an online retailer startup has agreed to be bought by the retailer giant Wal-Mart in a deal valued at $3.3 billion.  Wal-Mart had been trying to break into e-commerce, from its traditional brick-and-mortar retail business for more than a decade. Since 2000, Wal-Mart has been trying to build an on-line presence, with Walmart.com,  and hired online executives, such Neil Ashe. It built its own e-commerce to compete against the leaders, especially Amazon. Amazon's growing

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Tim Cook sits with CNBC Mad Money Jim Cramer and shares his thoughts on Apple 's Growth and Innovation and Government's Dysfunction

Tim Cook sits with CNBC Mad Money Jim Cramer and shares his thoughts in this video:

Making Cents International is inviting youths for The Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit 2015 in order to provide a demand-driven Knowledge Management (KM) platform to build the capacity of positive youth development stakeholders worldwide to design, implement, and evaluate high-impact youth economic opportunity programs, policies, and partnerships.

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U.S. housing starts fell more than expected in August, but a rebound in building permits pointed to sustained strength in the housing market.

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The 2,320-mile long Mississippi River has been a critical economic lifeline for New Orleans and the nation, for thousands of years.

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AroniSmartInvest has flagged Wal*Mart stock (WMT) since June 2018

Investing

In June 2017, AroniSmartInvest™ In Action, based on the analysis with AroniSmartInvest, predicted that Wal*Mart (NASDAQ: WMT) had started to build  a momentum expected to accelerate for the rest of 2017 and 2018. AroniSmartInvest in Action projections were based on the several factors, that we will revisit shortly. In July 2018. 

At the time,  Wal*Mart stock (NASDAQ: WMT) had been soaring. June 2017 Year-to-date (YTD), the stock was up 15%,  from $69.12 on Dec 30, 2016 to  $79.36 on June 9, 2017  and  22% up since February 2017. What happened since then?

Read more ...

Back to Investing with AroniSmartInvest in Action™: will market sentiment analytics help

Investing

Summer is over. The transition period between Summer and Fall is usually an exciting time for investors, as they are back from their hard earned vacation and had had time to reflect on their investment strategy.  A few things are usually awaiting the investors in September. However, 2019, it is different: Spring and Summer have seen wild swings and roll-coaster trends andinvestors did not have opportunity to relax over Summer.

First, the seasaw trends:

  •  After a sustained upward trend over 2018 that lasted until the end of Summer,  there was scary dip in 2018 Q4.  The  Dow Jones Industrial Average (^DJI) dropped from 26,648 on Sep 1, 2018 to 23,327 on Dec 1, 2018, or 13%. ^DJI   almost recovered  and 
Read more ...

AroniSmartInvest In Action: Beyond Meat

Investing

On April 22, 2019, in the article AroniSmartInvest In Action: IPO season with Soaring IPOs and those to watch, Beyond Meat, Inc. (BYND), the plant-based meat maker, was flagged as one of the potentially successful IPOs planned this year. It was among unicorns,  valued at $1.2 billion.

On May 1, 2019, Beyond Meat become public. On Thursday, it started its IPO at $25 shares. By the end of the day, the share price had increased by $40.75 and reached $65.75, or +163.00%. At some point it reached $71.85.

Read more ...

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