Anthony Kennedy


Ex Trader, Investor, Principal of a Palm Beaches-based Family Office. Cybersecurity | Market Trading | Startups #HUMINT #OSINT Proficient Operator in Business, Competitive and Private Intelligence.

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US Stocks Hit New Highs (Market Trading)

#DOW #Nasdaq

US stocks extended gains on Tuesday, after data showed the country's non-manufacturing activities grew faster than expected during October and the trade deficit narrowed to a five-month low in September. Recent trade optimism also supported sentiment as the US and China top negotiators work on a potential deal. Meanwhile, job openings declined for the fourth consecutive month to 1-1/2-year low as companies cut back on hiring amid economic slowdown. The Dow Jones rose 56 points or 0.2%; the S&P 500 added 1 point or less than 0.1%; and the Nasdaq gained 8 points or 0.1% around 30 minutes after the opening bell.

421m Records Breached in October 2019 (Cybersecurity)

#cybersecurity #breach

Source: IT Governance 

Dow Hits All-Time High (Market Trading)


Wall Street opened higher on Monday, with the Dow Jones hitting a new record high after the US Commerce Secretary Ross said on Sunday that licenses would be granted “very shortly” for American firms to sell to Chinese Huawei. The Dow Jones gained 0.5%, the S&P 500 added 0.6% and the Nasdaq traded 0.7% higher around 5 minutes after the opening bell.

WhatsApp sues Israel's NSO (Cybersecurity)


Source: Reuters

Rudy Giuliani needed Apple genius help to unlock his iPhone after named Trump cybersecurity adviser (Cybersecurity)


*Suggesting Counselor Giuliani is a threat to our national security is an understatement.

Source: NBC

Surveillance Capitalism

#OSINT #Surveillance 

*Informative Episode of the Surveillance Economy.


Oil Prices Drop on Trade Uncertainty (Market Trading)


Oil prices edged lower on Wednesday, pressured by worries that a US-China first-stage trade deal could not be finished in time for signing in Chile next month. A prolonged trade war between the two major economies has hurt global economic growth and oil demand. However, the latest API data showing an unexpected decline in US crude inventories put a floor on prices. US crude oil dropped as much as 0.5% to $55.18 per barrel while Brent crude fell 0.1% to $53.46 per barrel, around 08:20 AM NY time.

Europe Mostly Lower (Market Trading)


European stocks were lower in premarket trade as the earnings season continued and a number of European banks posted their third quarter results, including Standard Chartered, Deutsche Bank, Banco Santander and Credit Suisse. Airbus, Volkswagen and Sony also posted their earnings before the bell.

The DAX was 0.27% in the red at 7:28 am CET and the FTSE 100 lost 0.09% at the same time. Meanwhile, France's CAC 40 was flat and increased 0.02% at 7:38 am CET.

The euro was flat compared to the dollar, increasing 0.01% to 1.11135 at 7:30 am CET.


S&P 500 closes at record; Google parent hit by costs (Market Trading)

#market #s&p500 

Major US stock markets closed in the red on Tuesday as market participants looked for clues in the latest news surrounding the trade talks between the United States and China.

The Dow Jones ended the session losing 0.07%. The Nasdaq 100 dived 0.78% at the close. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 traded 0.08% in the red.

The euro added 0.10% against the US dollar, buying 1.11111 at 4:00 pm ET.

18 Malware Apps Found in IOS App Store (Cybersecurity)

#mobile #security #iPhone

*In agreement that iPhone is one of the most secure device currently on the market. As a consumer, we have to ask ourselves, do we need a yoga or calculator app to have access to our private data. Contacts, location and use of microphone should be serious red flags, especially if it's free.

Source: Wired

New Funds Created for Gender Lens Investing (Startups)

#angelinvesting #genderlensinvesting

Source: Impact Alpha

Stocks in Japan Hit 12-month High (Market Trading)


NIKKEI 225 increased to a 12-month high of 22770 

WeWork’s Adam Neumann offered package worth up to $1.7 billion (Market Trading)

Source: CNBC

UK Stocks Up on Weaker Pound (Market Trading)

The FTSE 100 rose 49 points, or 0.7% to 7,212, amid a weaker pound due to rising expectations that the UK PM Boris Johnson would force general elections before Christmas if his Brexit timetable is not approved by parliament and the EU grants a 3-month extension as requested. Also, Just Eat shares jumped 25%, after the online takeaway platform rejected a third Prosus offer of GBP4.9 billion saying it underscores the significant long-term potential and strategic value of the company and reaffirmed its backing for a planned merger with Meanwhile, other major European stock markets closed little changed: the DAX 30 added 7 points, or 0.1% to 12,755; the CAC 40 gained 9 points, or 0.2% to 5,658; and the FTSE MIB finished near the flat line at 22,487; while the IBEX 35 went down 22 points, or 0.2% to 9,380. 

US Stocks Close Higher (Market Trading)

Wall Street traded in the green to kick off the week, as major indexes approached new highs on trade talks and earnings. On Monday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said it’s possible China could avoid a fresh round of tariffs set to go into effect in December, citing opening financial services and a currency stability deal as part of the negotiations. Meanwhile, on the corporate side, Boeing shares tumbled after UBS and Credit Suisse slashed their price target and revenue forecasts as 737Max investigations continue and regulatory risk intensifies. The Dow Jones climbed 58 points or 0.2%. The S&P 500 gained 21 points or 0.7%. The Nasdaq jumped 73 points or 0.9%. 

New Facebook features fight election lies everywhere but ads (Cybersecurity)

Source: Techcrunch

Wyden Introduces Comprehensive Bill to Secure Americans’ Personal Information (Cybersecurity)

Source: Sen. Ron Wyden

Dem lawmakers call for probe into possible insider trading (Market Trading)

*Trading future contracts are highly risky. One needs proper risk managment stop/loss and technicals to minimize exposure. 

With that being said, the upside or profits are rewarding if manage properly.

$35B face data lawsuit against Facebook (Cybersecurity)

Source: Lawsuit

NASA's first-ever all-woman spacewalk live