Terms of Use

These terms and conditions of use (“Terms of Use”) govern your use of this website.  By accessing this website, you acknowledge and accept these Terms of Use.  These Terms of Use are subject to change at any time.  Your use of this website after such changes are implemented constitutes your acknowledgement and acceptance of any such changes.

1.      General

The Company is a publisher of financial news, opinions and research and is not a securities broker-dealer, investment adviser, or commodity trading advisor. You are responsible for your own investment decisions. All information contained on the Company’s website is made available solely for general information purposes. You should always conduct your own research and due diligence and consult your professional advisers before making any investment decision.

Use of the Company’s website is at your own risk and the information is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without any warranty.  By using this website, you understand and accept that potential inaccuracies in information may exist and that no errors or omissions shall be the basis for any claim, demand or cause for action against the Company or any of its information providers, including independent contributors. The Company relies on various sources of information that it believes to be accurate and reliable; however, the Company makes no claims or representations regarding the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, security, reliability, quality, or availability of any material contained herein.  Information on this website is not exhaustive and does not cover all issues, topics, or facts that may be relevant to your goals.

All of the information in this website, whether historical in nature or forward-looking, speaks only as of the date the information is posted on this website, and the Company does not undertake any obligation to update such information after it is posted or to remove such information from this website if it is not, or is no longer, accurate or complete.

You agree that you bear responsibility for your own investment research and investment decisions, and that neither the Company nor its independent contributors shall be liable for any decision made or action taken by you or others based upon your reliance on news, information or any material published by the Company.  You agree that the Company’s website is not intended to provide tax, legal, insurance, or investment advice.

You further agree that your use of any of the Company’s websites, products, content or other materials will be only for private use and in compliance with applicable federal and state law for United States citizens and residents, and pursuant to the applicable foreign laws and regulations for non-U.S. citizens domiciled outside the United States. Any commercial use of the website and information contained within the website is strictly prohibited.  You further agree that you will not sell, rent, send, or otherwise and in any other manner share any of the Company’s information with individuals or entities in embargoed countries as defined by the United States Treasury, the United States Department of State, or other federal government agencies. You further agree that you are not a person or entity residing in or performing your primary business in any such aforementioned country.

You may only use this website for purposes expressly permitted by this website.  You may not use this website for any other purpose, including any commercial purpose, without the Company’s express prior written consent.  For example, you may not (and may not authorize any other party to): (i) co-brand this website, or (ii) frame this website, or (iii) hyperlink to this website, without the express prior written permission of the Company.  For purposes of these Terms of Use, “co-branding” means to display a name, logo, trademark, or other means of attribution or identification of any party in such a manner as is reasonably likely to give a user the impression that such other party has the right to display, publish, or distribute this website or content accessible within this website.  You agree to cooperate with the Company in causing any unauthorized co-branding, framing or hyperlinking to cease immediately.

The content accessible from this website, and any other Internet-based website owned, operated, licensed, or controlled by the Company is the proprietary information of the Company or the party that provided the content to the Company, and the Company or the party that provided the content to the Company, as applicable, retains all right, title, and interest in the content.  The content may not  be copied, distributed, republished, uploaded, posted, or transmitted in any way without the prior written consent of the Company, or unless authorized in writing elsewhere on this website, except that you may print a copy of the content solely for your personal use.  In doing so, you may not remove or alter, or cause to be removed or altered, any copyright, trademark, trade name, service mark, or any other proprietary notice or legend appearing on any of the content.  Modification or use of the content except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use violates the Company’s intellectual property rights.  Neither title nor intellectual property rights are transferred to you by providing access to this website.

2.      Hyperlinks

This website may be hyperlinked to other websites which are not maintained by, or related to, the Company.  Hyperlinks to such websites are provided as a service to users and are not sponsored by or affiliated with this website or the Company.  The Company has not reviewed any or all of such websites and is not responsible for the content of such websites.  Hyperlinks are accessed at the user’s own risk, and the Company makes no representation or warranty about the content, completeness or accuracy of any such hyperlink or website(s) hyperlinked to this website.  Further, the inclusion of any hyperlink to a third-party website does not necessarily imply endorsement by the Company of such website.

3.      Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold the Company, its subsidiaries, affiliates, licensors, content providers, service providers, employees, agents, officers, directors, and contractors (hereinafter known as the “Indemnified Parties”) harmless from any breach of these Terms of Use by you, including any use of the content other than as expressly authorized in these Terms of Use.  You agree that the Indemnified Parties will have no liability in connection with any such breach or unauthorized use, and you agree to indemnify any and all resulting loss, damages, judgments, awards, costs, expenses, and attorney’s fees of the Indemnified Parties in connection therewith.  You also agree to indemnify and hold the Indemnified Parties harmless from and against any claims brought by third parties arising out of your use of the information accessed from this website.

4.      Trademarks

Trademarks, service marks, and logos appearing in this website are the property of the Company or the party that provided the trademarks, service marks, and logos to the Company.  The Company and any party that provided trademarks, service marks, and logos to the Company retain all rights with respect to any of their respective trademarks, service marks, and logos appearing in this website.

5.      Security

Any passwords used for this website are for individual use only.  You will be responsible for the security of your password (if any).  The Company will be entitled to monitor your password and, at its discretion, require you to change it.  If you use a password that the Company considers unsecure, the Company will be entitled to require the password to be changed and/or terminate your account.

You are prohibited from using any services or facilities provided in connection with this website to compromise security or tamper with system resources and/or accounts.  The use or distribution of tools designed for compromising security (e.g., password guessing programs, cracking tools or network probing tools) is strictly prohibited.  If you become involved in any violation of system security, the Company reserves the right to release your details to system administrators at other websites in order to assist them in resolving security incidents.  The Company further reserves the right to investigate suspected violations of these Terms of Use.

The Company reserves the right to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing the Company to disclose the identity of anyone using this website.

The company makes no representation that the website or the server hosting the website is free from viruses or other harmful components.  You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to this website for the reconstruction of any lost data.  The Company does not assume any responsibility or risk for your use of the Internet.

6.      Miscellaneous

These Terms of Use will be governed and interpreted pursuant to the laws of the State of California, notwithstanding conflicts of law principles.  You specifically consent to personal jurisdiction in California in connection with any dispute between you and the Company arising out of these Terms of Use or pertaining to the subject matter hereof.  The parties to these Terms of Use each agree that the exclusive venue for any dispute between the parties arising out of these Terms of Use or pertaining to the subject matter of these Terms of Use will be in the state and federal courts located in Los Angeles County, California.  If any part of these Terms of Use is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.  These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement among the parties relating to this subject matter.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, any additional terms and conditions on this website will govern the items to which they pertain.  The Company may revise these Terms of Use at any time by updating this posting.

7.     Limitation of Liability

The Company disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, statutory or otherwise, including but not limited to any warranties of merchantability, non-infringement and fitness for a particular purpose.

In no event will the company, its subsidiaries, affiliates, service providers, employees, agents, officers or directors be liable for damages of any kind, under any legal theory, arising out of or in connection with your use, or inability to use, the Company’s website, any website linked to the Company’s website, any content on the Company’s website or linked websites, including direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages.

Updated on December 11, 2019

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