President Trump at UN: US May Have to Totally Destroy NKorea

President Trump at UN: US May Have to Totally Destroy NKorea

President Trump at UN: US May Have to Totally Destroy NKorea Tuesday morning, US President Donald Trump warned that the United States will be forced to “totally destroy” North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear challenge. Adding, NKorean leader Kim Jong Un is a “rocket man” on a suicide mission. President Trump issued […]

Bitcoin, from Curiosity to Household Word

Bitcoin, from Curiosity to Household Word

Bitcoin, from Curiosity to Household Word $JPM, $BTCUSD The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said Monday, that the world’s central banks cannot ignore the growth in cryptocurrencies and may at some point have to consider whether it makes sense for them to issue their own digital currencies, “Whether or not a central bank should provide […]

Playing the VIX, a Fast Way to Loose Money

Playing the VIX, a Fast Way to Loose Money

Playing the VIX, a Fast Way to Loose Money $VXX, $SPY Warning: Betting against stock-market volatility is a recipe for investment disaster. Trading the benchmark S&P 500 (NYSEArca:SPY) Index and evaluating stocks on an individual basis, and not trying to outsmart the CBOE Volatility Index aka VIX, (NYSEARCA:VXX) a measure of expected stock volatility, aka […]

Top 10 Longest Flights in the World

Top 10 Longest Flights in the World

Top 10 Longest Flights in the World $UAL, $BA, $EADSF Gulf carriers dominate when it comes to ultra long-haul flights Qantas recently made headlines when it announced its decision to re-route its daily Sydney to London service via Singapore instead of Dubai. But the concept of a stopover could soon be abandoned altogether. The Australian carrier […]

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights Fortescue Metals Group, the world’s fourth largest iron ore exporter, said on Friday its chief executive Nev Power would step down in February after seven years in the role. The Australian mining group did not name a successor but said it was confident of finding a replacement for Mr […]

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights Australian bank Westpac has decided the time is right to bring its Distributed System Access service in-house, rather than continue an arrangement that saw it tended by IBM. The Register understands that Distributed System Access (DSA) is the Bank’s authentication infrastructure and is used to manage user accounts, group […]

Tencent Holdings Ltd (HKG:0700) HEFFX Highlights

Tencent Holdings Ltd (HKG:0700) HEFFX Highlights

Tencent Holdings Ltd (HKG:0700) HEFFX Highlights Spotify has long been linked with going public in the U.S. — it is speculated to be preparing for an IPO-less listing next year — but it has emerged that the company rebuffed the opportunity to sell to a major tech name earlier this year: Tencent, the Chinese internet […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Takes the Pole at Sing. GP

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Takes the Pole at Sing. GP

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Takes the Pole at Sing. GP $RACE Sebastian Vettel took his 3rd pole position of the 2017 F1 season by outpacing the Red Bulls of Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo by over 3/10’s sec Saturday night at Singapore’s Marina Bay circuit. On the final qualifying lap, Mr. Vettel touched the wall […]

President Trump, World Leaders to Meet at UN on NKorea

President Trump, World Leaders to Meet at UN on NKorea

President Trump, World Leaders to Meet at UN on NKorea US President Donald Trump will meet with the leaders of Japan and SKorea next week at the United Nations to discuss how to confront NKorea’s provocations, after the Pyongyang regime launched a 2nd ballistic missile over Japan in less than a month. The Trump Administration […]

F1: Singapore Grand Prix 2017 Preview

F1: Singapore Grand Prix 2017 Preview

F1: Singapore Grand Prix 2017 Preview $RACE Niki Lauda has named Ferrari as the favorite to win this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix. The 2017 Formula 1 World Championship battle continues this weekend with round 14 taking place in Singapore at the Marina Bay Circuit. The circuit is lit up with 1,500 halogen lamps. It is […]

President Trump Challenges China and Globalization

President Trump Challenges China and Globalization

President Trump Challenges China and Globalization BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 588, September 15, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: US President Donald Trump’s decision to abandon the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) marks a fundamental change from Barack Obama’s priorities. It could also create a policy vacuum in Asia, as the US is no longer the driving force behind regional […]

HEFFX Bitcoin Outlook, $2500 then a Rally

HEFFX Bitcoin Outlook, $2500 then a Rally

HEFFX Bitcoin Outlook, $2500 then a Rally China banned initial coin offerings (ICOs), referring to them as an unauthorized fundraising tool that may involve financial scams. The Chinese central bank said those who have already raised money should pay it back. China accounts for about 90 percent of all bitcoin trading on exchanges, and demand […]

China Economy Remains Strong

China Economy Remains Strong

Industrial output, a gauge of the activity of large enterprises, grew 6 percent year on year in August, down from the 6.4-percent pace a month earlier and retreating to the lowest level this year. Fixed asset investment fell short of expectations with a 7.8-percent rise in the January-August period, the weakest since 1999. Retail sales […]

e-Commerce Boosts China-ASEAN Trade

e-Commerce Boosts China-ASEAN Trade

e-Commerce Boosts China-ASEAN Trade One of the Key solutions is to expanding business in China is online.  e-Commerce can add billions of RMB Yuan companies sales every month. An increasing number of companies in ASEAN are seeing e-Commerce as a new growth engine for China-ASEAN trade. e-Commerce giants are also trying to tap into a […]

Queensland Nickel Saga Continues

Queensland Nickel Saga Continues

Queensland Nickel Saga Continues Queensland Nickel is a company owned by businessman and politician Clive Palmer. Queensland Nickel owns and operates the Palmer Nickel and Cobalt Refinery at Yabulu in North Queensland. On 19 January 2016 the company entered into voluntary administration. In April 2016 the companies’ creditors voted for liquidation. Queensland Nickel Collapse History […]

North Korea Fires Warning Shot at USA

North Korea Fires Warning Shot at USA

North Korea threatened Friday to take “stronger” actions against the United States in a warning that came hours after the launch of a missile over Japan. The North fired an apparent intermediate-range ballistic missile from Pyongyang earlier in the day. It marked the first launch after the U.N. Security Council (UNSC) slapped new sanctions on […]

Inglis Graduates: 2yos Head to Barrier Trials

Inglis Graduates: 2yos Head to Barrier Trials

Inglis Graduates: 2yos Head to Barrier Trials Inglis graduates will be represented in 10 of the 12 season-opening 2YO barrier trials at Canterbury on Monday. Among them are several well-bred youngsters including Inglis Classic graduate Mia Stella Rose (Written Tycoon x Fantastic Glen), a filly which sold for $350,000 at this year’s inaugural Gold Riband […]

Gippsland Bloodstock’s Inglis Ready To Run Sale

Gippsland Bloodstock’s Inglis Ready To Run Sale

Gippsland Bloodstock’s Inglis Ready To Run Sale By Kristen Manning Gippsland Bloodstock’s Inglis Ready To Run Sale kicks off early at Oaklands Junction on Wednesday October 4 with Dean and Phoebe Grass to lead one of the first into the ring. Lot 4 – an eye-catching Super VOBIS qualified son of Exceed And Excel’s dual […]

North Korea Fires Missile Over Japan

North Korea Fires Missile Over Japan NHK Television urged residents in Hokkaido and Tohoku regions to take shelter as the projectile passed over Japanese airspace near Hokkaido at around 7.06am local time. “North Korea fired an unidentified missile eastward from the vicinity of Pyongyang this morning,” the JCS said. The missile reached an altitude of […]

China’s FDI Dives After PBOC Curbs

China’s FDI Dives After PBOC Curbs

China’s FDI Dives After PBOC Curbs China’s investment in other countries has taken a deep dive since Beijing tightened controls to cool surging spending on assets deemed unneeded for Chinese economic development. Outward investment, aka FDI (foriegn direct investment), in the 1st 8ht months of this year fell 41.8% rom a year earlier to $68.7-B, […]

High-Grade Iron Ore Will Continue to Rally

High-Grade Iron Ore Will Continue to Rally

High-Grade Iron Ore Will Continue to Rally China’s economy has been optimized in both growth and structure guided by the five development concepts of innovation, coordination, greening, opening up and inclusiveness, according to economists. The “Greening” part is driving high-grade Iron Ore prices and will continue to do so in the future. The rapidly increasing […]

World War 3: North Korea Threatens Nuclear Strike on USA, Japan, South Korea

World War 3: North Korea Threatens Nuclear Strike on USA, Japan, South Korea

World War 3: North Korea Threatens Nuclear Strike on USA, Japan, South Korea The 15-member United Nations Security Council (UNSC) unanimously approved a new round of sanctions on Monday, targeting North Korea’s textile exports and oil imports following Pyongyang’s sixth nuclear test. The US will face the “greatest pain and suffering” and “permanent extinction” if […]

Rohingya Muslim Crisis is Fake News

Rohingya Muslim Crisis is Fake News Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, on Wednesday alleged a “huge iceberg of misinformation” was distorting the picture of the Rohingya crisis, which has forced 125,000 of the Muslim minority to flee to Bangladesh. The reality is that the many of the Rohingya Muslims are […]

North Korea is a Serious Nuclear Threat

North Korea is a Serious Nuclear Threat

North Korea is a Serious Nuclear Threat North Korea’s has become a serious Nuclear threat to the world as demonstrated by the country’s progress in massively increasing the yields of its nuclear weapons, heightening the threat posed by its ballistic missiles, according to a U.S. website monitoring the region. 38 North said it is significant […]

Property Bubble Warning for Hong Kong, Sydney, Shanghai

Property Bubble Warning for Hong Kong, Sydney, Shanghai

Property Bubble Warning for Hong Kong, Sydney, Shanghai Hong Kong, Shanghai and Sydney property prices have reached risky levels, says S&P Global Ratings. “Asset prices, especially property prices, today are as stretched as they were before the Asian crisis,” Elena Okorochenko, head of Asia-Pacific ratings, said at a conference in Singapore yesterday. Combined with increased […]

USD Rebounds in Asia, Markets Fall

USD Rebounds in Asia, Markets Fall

USD Rebounds in Asia, Markets Fall The dollar pressed on with its recovery against the yen on rekindled hopes for Donald Trump’s tax plan, lifting Japanese stocks for a fourth day but most other Asian markets struggled to build on the week’s gains. Wall Street provided another positive lead with a second-straight record for all […]

Malaysian School Fire Kills 25

At least 25 people, including students and teachers, have been killed in the fire that erupted at a religious school in the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur. The officials initially gave a death toll of 25 people, but later revised it to 22 students and 2 wardens. Kuala Lumpur police chief Amar Singh told reporters the […]

Bitcoin Dives on Dimon’s Fraud Warning

Bitcoin Dives on Dimon’s Fraud Warning

Bitcoin Dives on Dimon’s Fraud Warning $JPM, $BTCUSD, $ETH/USD Wednesday, Bitcoin dove by more than 10%, as investors sold the cryptocurrency after a warning by JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) Chief Executive Jamie Dimon that it “is a fraud” and will eventually “blow up.” Bitcoin, the original and biggest cryptocurrency, has rallied strong in recent months, hitting a […]

Australian Racing: Peter Gelagotis and Levendi

Australian Racing: Peter Gelagotis and Levendi

Australian Racing: Peter Gelagotis and Levendi By Kristen Manning Popular Moe trainer Peter Gelagotis looks to have another smart one in the shape of Levendi, impressive winner of his first two starts. Sent out favourite in a BM64 contest at Mornington on Wednesday, Levendi was not completely at home in the heavy conditions but was […]

Australian Sires: Maurice

Australian Sires: Maurice Champion Miler and six-time Group 1 winner Maurice will shuttle to Arrowfield from the 2017 southern hemisphere breeding season onwards. Maurice was named Japan’s 2015 Horse of the Year, Champion Sprinter & Champion Miler. He was also honoured with a Special JRA Award for his 2016 victories in the Tokyo Tenno Sho […]

Richemont Thrives in Hong Kong and China

Richemont Thrives in Hong Kong and China

Richemont Thrives in Hong Kong and China Luxury brands group Richemont reported today that double digit sales increases in most markets, including Hong Kong and China, helped lift sales in the Asia Pacific by 23 percent in the five months ended August. Compagnie Financière Richemont, reported that total sales for the five months ended August […]

China is Still Growing Says Auto Indicator

China is Still Growing Says Auto Indicator

China’s auto sales continued to increase in August, evidence of the steady growth of the world’s largest car market, data from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) showed Monday. Some 2.19 million vehicles were sold last month, up 5.3 percent year on year, maintaining momentum in July that saw sales rise 6.2 percent. Meanwhile, […]

North Korea is a Growing Threat

North Korea is a Growing Threat

Pyongyang promised to accelerate its weapons program. “The DPRK will redouble the efforts to increase its strength to safeguard the country’s sovereignty and right to existence and to preserve peace and security of the region by establishing a practical equilibrium with the US,” a statement from North Korean Foreign Ministry said, as cited by KCNA […]

HEFFX to Offer Stock Loans in Asia

HEFFX to Offer Stock Loans in Asia

HEFFX to Offer Stock Loans in Asia A stock loan allows borrowers the flexibility to gain access to the locked up value of their freely traded stock position without having to actually liquidate their position in the open market. The Squadron stock loan program is designed specifically for corporations, its employees, officers and major holders […]

Australian Sires: Shamoline Warrior

Australian Sires: Shamoline Warrior

Australian Sires: Shamoline Warrior By Kristen Manning What a timely victory it was by Stone Warrior at Sandown last Wednesday with Carin Park just days before announcing the arrival of the promising gelding’s sire Shamoline Warrior. A member of the Anthony Freedman stable, Stone Warrior was having his first run since May and was double […]

Godolphin Arrives for Spring Racing in Australia

Godolphin Arrives for Spring Racing in Australia

Godolphin Arrives for Spring Racing in Australia Godolphin’s profile in Australia’s famous G1 handicaps is already high, with domestic flag-bearer Hartnell allotted second top weight of 57.5kg in the Melbourne Cup and topweight of 58kg in the Caulfield Cup. But, on the other side of the world, trainers Saeed bin Suroor and Charlie Appleby are […]

World War 3: US Makes Bold Moves in Asia

World War 3: US Makes Bold Moves in Asia

World War 3: US Makes Bold Moves in Asia The UNSC unanimously approved a new resolution on sanctions against Pyongyang on September 11. Following a series of behind-the-scenes negotiations Sunday, diplomats agreed not to ban oil exports into North Korea. Instead, the ninth set of restrictive sanctions against Pyongyang authorized an annual cap of 2 […]

SKorea’s US Navy Seal Team Six Trained Kill Unit Instills Fear in NKorea’s Leader

SKorea’s US Navy Seal Team Six Trained Kill Unit Instills Fear in NKorea’s Leader

SKorea’s US Navy Seal Team Six Trained Kill Unit Instills Fear in NKorea’s Leader South Korea has assembled a “decapitation unit” in its military in a threat to NKorean leader Kim Jung Un and his Top aides as they escalate a nuclear missile program. SKorean defense minister, Song Young-moo, told lawmakers a Special Forces Brigade […]

BHP Billiton Limited(ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited(ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights Australian iron ore producers fell on Monday after the price of the steel making ingredient slipped on Friday. BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto and Foretescue Metals Group were among the worst performers on Australia’s benchmark S&P/ASX 200, after iron ore with 62 per cent iron content for delivery to Qingdao […]

World War 3: Tough Sanctions on North Korea

World War 3: Tough Sanctions on North Korea

Following a series of behind-the-scenes negotiations Sunday, diplomats agreed not to ban oil exports into North Korea. Instead, the ninth set of restrictive sanctions against Pyongyang, unanimously adopted by the 15-member UN Security Council, following North Korea’s sixth nuclear test earlier his month, authorized a cap of 2 million barrels a year of sales of […]

Cellos Singapore Share Scandal Heads to Court

Cellos Singapore Share Scandal Heads to Court

Cellos Singapore Share Scandal Heads to Court We covered this story from the beginning, and now it is time to say “we told you so”. As we reported, after snatching control of the company the new Cellos Board of Directors fired up the printing press and issued over 300 million new shares to selected investors, […]

Media Rush to the Aid of Rohingya Terrorists

Media Rush to the Aid of  Rohingya Terrorists

Media Rush to the Aid of Rohingya Terrorists While the headlines of Genocide fill western media and the UN’s cheif terrorist supporter Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein denounced the “brutal security operation” against the Rohingya in Rakhine state, which he said was “clearly disproportionate” to the terrorist attacks carried out last month, he did not say how […]

China May Slap Brakes on Bitcoin

China May Slap Brakes on Bitcoin

China May Slap Brakes on Bitcoin Caixin reported that China was planning to shut down local crypto-currency exchanges. On Monday, Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal issued similar reports, saying that China was drafting a plan to ban commercial trading of all virtual currencies. Bitcoin was trading lower by around 1.6 percent at $4,160. Speculation […]

Dubawi Runners are Flying

Dubawi Runners are Flying

Dubawi Runners are Flying Dubawi’s runners are well and truly flying at the moment and on Sunday, 10 September he reached a new high, even by his own remarkable standards, when siring the first three home in the G1 Prix Vermeille at Chantilly. The 12-furlong contest was won by Francis-Henri Graffard’s charge Bateel, who battled […]

Australian Breeding: Flower Bowl Legacy Lives On

Australian Breeding: Flower Bowl Legacy Lives On

Australian Breeding: Flower Bowl Legacy Lives On By Kristen Manning The Gr.2 Theo Marks Stakes, the Gr.3 Sheraco Stakes and the Gr.2 Run To The Rose – three features contested at Rosehill last Saturday, won by horses – Deploy, Ravi and Menari – with genes in common. And not just those prepotent Danehill genes; Deploy […]

President Trump to Call for UN Naval Blockade of NKorea

President Trump to Call for UN Naval Blockade of NKorea

President Trump to Call for UN Naval Blockade of NKorea The United States’ effort to further isolate NKorea with tough measures including a a Crude Oil embargo will also call for a partial naval blockade. The draft United Nations resolution authorizes naval vessels of any US member state to inspect North Korean ships suspected of […]

Bitcoin Investment Opportunities

Bitcoin Investment Opportunities

Magical Internet Money Hits $5k The decentralized currency Bitcoin has rallied hard this year, climbing from $1,000 per BTC on January 1st to $5,000 per BTC on the first of September. The digital asset had a substantial market capitalization of approx. $82.6B with only 16.5 million bitcoins currently in circulation. Further, bitcoin trade volume has […]

North Korea Celebrate Hydrogen Bomb

North Korea Celebrate Hydrogen Bomb

North Korea warned Saturday that it will watch every move of the United States as Washington pushes to impose new U.N. sanctions on the regime for its latest nuclear test. Defying international warnings, North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful yet nuclear test Sunday, claiming it was a hydrogen bomb that can be loaded […]

South32 Ltd (ASX:S32) Could Hit $5

South32 Ltd (ASX:S32) Could Hit $5

South32 Ltd (ASX:S32) Could Hit $5 SOUTH32 FPO closed up 0.030 at 3.120. Volume was 6% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 10% wider than normal. Technical Outlook Short Term: Overbought Intermediate Term: Bullish Long Term: Bullish Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on […]

China and UAE to Boost Trade

China and UAE to Boost Trade

The 6th session of the UAE-China Joint Economic Committee held in China’s capital of Beijing, has concluded with the two sides reporting their achievements in the development of cooperative frameworks in several vital areas of common interest. The UAE delegation was headed by Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, while the Chinese side […]

North Korea Must be Dealt With

North Korea Must be Dealt With

In August, amid spiraling tensions, Pyongyang said that it was working on a plan to launch a medium-range ballistic missile at the US base in Guam. US President Donald Trump responded that North Korea “will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen.” The situation on the Korean Peninsula was further […]

2nd running of the Keeneland Korea Cup & Sprint

2nd running of the Keeneland Korea Cup & Sprint

Korea’s biggest day of racing of the year takes place at Seoul Racecourse on Sunday with the 2nd running of the Keeneland Korea Cup & Sprint. Ten overseas-trained runners are in the Korean Capital for the two races which have a combined purse of approaching $1.5Million. 10 races at Seoul from 10:45 to 18:00 and […]

President Trump’s Team Ready To Hammer NKorea

President Trump’s Team Ready To Hammer NKorea

President Trump’s Team Ready To Hammer NKorea Advanced diplomatic and military options are being readied as part of The Trump Administration’s more aggressive approach to NKorea following its largest nuclear test to date. The package includes cyberattacks and increased surveillance, as well as intelligence operations, and could also include a US Security resolution that mandates […]

Pregnant Woman’s Suicide Ignites China

Pregnant Woman’s Suicide Ignites China

Pregnant Woman’s Suicide Ignites China Ma Rongrong’s labour pains were unbearable. For hours she had begged for a C-section to ease her agony. After multiple requests were refused, she jumped five floors from a hospital window in northern China to her death. Ma’s family and her doctors have blamed each other for denying her the […]

Australian Dollar Outlook

Australian Dollar Outlook

Australian Dollar Outlook Christina Parthenidou, XM Investment Research Desk Last week the Reserve Bank of Australia decided to hold cash rates at a record low of 1.5% and maintained its optimism about the future economic performance of the country, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) published the GDP growth figures for the second quarter on Wednesday. These surprised […]

Australian Sires: Sepoy

Australian Sires: Sepoy

Australian Sires: Sepoy A week that ranks as his best in Australia has capped an outstanding few months worldwide for Darley’s Golden Slipper-winning stallion Sepoy. Sons and daughters of Sepoy have won 47 races since 1 June, a tally that includes Sepoy’s first Classic winner, Unforgetable Filly, who took out the G2 German Guineas in Dusseldorf in […]

Fastnet Rock’s Deploy Record Breaking Run

Fastnet Rock’s Deploy Record Breaking Run

Fastnet Rock’s Deploy Record Breaking Run Exciting sprinter Deploy (5g Fastnet Rock x Crimson Reign, by Red Ransom) is soaring to new heights this spring breaking the course record for 1200 metres at Randwick when resuming from a spell last month and then breaking the 1300 metre record at Rosehill on Saturday to win the […]

Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Outperforms

Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Outperforms

Australian Sires: O’Lonhro Outperforms As far as Australian Sires go, O’lonhro is really outperforming and looks a bargain at only $5,500. O’Lonhro is stamping his progeny with his own impressive looks and considerable presence, O’Lonhro hails from a prolific in-form black-type family. O’Lonhro‘s progeny excel when given time to mature and his overall stats now […]

President Trump Orders Military to Shoot Down NKorean Missiles

President Trump Orders Military to Shoot Down NKorean Missiles

President Trump Orders Military to Shoot Down NKorean Missiles President Donald Trump has given military orders for US forces to shoot down and destroy any missile launched from North Korea and moving toward the continental United States, Hawaii, and Guam. Sources close to the president’s national security team said the order was given to Pentagon […]

US Trained Horses Head to Korea

US Trained Horses Head to Korea

US Trained Horses Head to Korea Wherever The Truth Or Else and Papa Shot finish on Sunday, the pair will make history as the first ever US-trained horses to run in Korea when they line up respectively in the KOR G1 Keeneland-sponsored Korea Sprint (1200m) and Korea Cup (1800m). Meanwhile, locally-trained horses will be looking […]

China Economic Update

China Economic Update

Chinese exports grew slower than forecast in August, hit by weak global demand, but analysts said Friday that a jump in imports indicated a pick-up domestically and point to a further improvement. The figures follow a run of broadly positive readings in recent months, which have provided some optimism in the world’s number two economy […]

The China-Arab States Expo

The China-Arab States Expo

The China-Arab States Expo kicked off today in Yinchuan, capital of northwest China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, demonstrating the growing economic relations between the world’s 2nd largest economy and the Arab world. Juma Mohamed Al Kait, Assistant Undersecretary for Foreign Trade Affairs at the Ministry of Economy, who is leading the UAE high-level delegation, has […]

Forex Market Review (Asian Session)

Christina Parthenidou, XM Investment Research Desk It was another difficult session for the US dollar as numerous factors including political issues, disappointing economic numbers, and dangerous natural phenomena weighed heavily on the currency driving it to a 32-month low. Consequently, the dollar’s weakness boosted other majors and helped them reach new highs. The dollar fell […]

Inglis Ready2Race sale Lot 139 is the Hot Lot

Inglis Ready2Race sale Lot 139 is the Hot Lot

Ampulla Lodge’s I Am Invincible x Lustful colt (Lot 139) clocked 10.07secs for his 200m gallop at Canterbury today, making it the fastest breeze up time in the history of the Inglis Ready2Race sale. >Steve Jostlear of Ampulla Lodge was thrilled with his star performer, although not surprised. “This horse has shown us he’s super […]

World War 3: Situation Report

World War 3: Situation Report

On Thursday and Friday, the US and South Korea are set to conduct a joint anti-submarine drill, Yonhap news agency reported. Over the summer, the two allies carried out massive military exercises in the region, which the North called a threat to its security. In August, Washington rejected a double-freeze plan proposed by Russia and […]

Australian Sires: All Too Hard

Australian Sires: All Too Hard

Australian Sires: All Too Hard By Kristen Manning One of the most impressive wins at Sandown on Wednesday was that recorded by the exciting colt Superhard. Up in class off a smart Pakenham maiden debut victory, the Robert Smerdon trained colt finished strongly and is a horse to follow being nominated for the Caulfield Guineas […]

Moonee Valley Gr.2 Ian McEwen Trophy

Moonee Valley Gr.2 Ian McEwen Trophy

Moonee Valley Gr.2 Ian McEwen Trophy By Kristen Manning Named in honour of one of the all time great racing administrators, Saturday’s running of the Gr.2 Ian McEwen Trophy has attracted only a small field of seven runners but still manages to be a ripper of a race! Group One winner Russian Revolution – last […]

Barack Hussein Obama Worked to Weaken US Military World Wide

Barack Hussein Obama Worked to Weaken US Military World Wide

Barack Hussein Obama Worked to Weaken US Military World Wide The Navy’s Pacific Fleet safety and readiness is being questioned by federal watchdogs Seventeen sailors have been killed in 2 recent separate ship collisions and more than one-third of warfare training certificates for Japan-based destroyers and cruisers expired in June, a 5X increase from two […]

Singapore Racing: Jumbo Jet Trophy Group 3

Singapore Racing: Jumbo Jet Trophy Group 3

Singapore Racing: Jumbo Jet Trophy Group 3 Jumbo Jet Trophy (Singapore Group 3) RACE INFORMATION Prizemoney S$200,000 (Souvenir trophies will be given to winning owner, trainer and jockey) Distance 1400 Metres Surface Turf Open To 3 yo and above Date of Race Sunday 10 SEPTEMBER 2017 Conditions The race will be run under the Weight-For-Age […]

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Keeps Producing Winners

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Keeps Producing Winners

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Keeps Producing Winners Champion sire Fastnet Rock reeled off two blue-blooded three year-old maiden winners at Warwick Farm and Sandown on Wednesday. A $400,000 Inglis Easter purchase for Michael Otto Bloodstock from the Yarraman Park draft, the Chris Waller trained filly Aonair (3f Fastnet Rock x Perfect Persuasion, by Encosta de […]

China Is Steadfast in the Denuclearizing of NKorea

China Is Steadfast in the Denuclearizing of NKorea

China Is Steadfast in the Denuclearizing of NKorea Chinese President Xi Jinping told US President Donald Trump, in a telephone conversation late Wednesday that Beijing remains persistent on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. During the phone conversation,President  Xi and President Trump exchanged their views on the current situation on the KPeninsula. Xi said China has been […]

US Economic Growth Picking Up, Inflation Muted

US Economic Growth Picking Up, Inflation Muted

US Economic Growth Picking Up, Inflation Muted $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The US economy expanded at a moderate pace in July through mid-August, but signs of an acceleration in inflation are muted, the latest survey conducted by the Fed showed Wednesday. “Prices rose modestly overall across the country,” the central bank said in its Beige […]

World War 3: South Korea Prepares

World War 3: South Korea Prepares

US Forces Korea (USFK) will deploy install four new Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) rocket launchers at its new base in Seongju, some 300 kilometers (186 miles) south of Seoul, on Thursday, according to the South Korean defense ministry, cited by Yonhap news agency. The ministry stressed the urgent need to mobilize the launchers […]

Xi Sailing BRICS’ Ship on Epic Voyage

Xi Sailing BRICS’ Ship on Epic Voyage

Xi Sailing BRICS’ Ship on Epic Voyage $GS, $CNY, $LNGVY, $BABA In stormy waters it is common for fishermen in Southeast China to set out to sea in groups. Each boat has its own Captain, but they will discuss fishing strategies when they return from a voyage. Over cans of beer, they argue but soon […]

NKorea Will ‘Eat Grass’ Before Giving Up Nukes

NKorea Will ‘Eat Grass’ Before Giving Up Nukes

NKorea Will ‘Eat Grass’ Before Giving Up Nukes Tuesday, Russia’s President,Vladimir Putin, condemned NKorea’s latest nuclear test, but also warned against using military force against the country, calling it a “road to nowhere” that could lead to a “global catastrophe.” Russia condemns NKorea’s nuclear test as “provocative,” President Putin told a televised news conference in China. […]

Cryptocurrency Crackdown Sparks a Rush to Gold

Cryptocurrency Crackdown Sparks a Rush to Gold

Cryptocurrency Crackdown Sparks a Rush to Gold $BTCUSD, $GLD, $BAC Market guru Mark Mobius said he is sensing danger in the explosive growth of cryptocurrencies. Governments will begin clamping down on digital currencies because of their use in illicit financing, with terrorist groups to drug dealers contributing to their rise, Mr. Mobius, Executive Chairman at […]

Hong Kong Jockey Club Buys at Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale

Hong Kong Jockey Club Buys at Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale

Hong Kong Jockey Club Buys at Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale The Hong Kong Jockey Club purchased four youngsters at Doncaster’s Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale last week (29 and 30 August), for a total outlay of £595,000 (approximately HK$6.105 million). The Jockey Club completed its transactions with Lot 295, an attractive bay colt by […]

Bitcoin Dives, China Declares Initial Coin Offerings Illegal

Bitcoin Dives, China Declares Initial Coin Offerings Illegal

Bitcoin Dives, China Declares Initial Coin Offerings Illegal $BTCUSD Bitcoin dives after the PBOC, China’s central bank, said ICO (initial coin offerings) are illegal and asked that all related fundraising activity to be halted immediately, issuing the strongest regulatory challenge so far to the burgeoning market for digital token sales. Monday,the PBOC on its website […]

Trump Must Stop North Korea

Trump Must Stop North Korea

Trump Must Stop North Korea Over the last week North Korea has repeatedly threatened South Korea, Japan the USA and Australia with a Nuclear strike. Should that happen the parties involved now only have themselves to blame. The world has to stop entertaining the threats like this from countries like Iran and North Korea. It […]

World War 3: America Ready to Go Nuclear

World War 3: America Ready to Go Nuclear Pyongyang has successfully tested a hydrogen bomb which can be mounted on an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM), the country’s state TV announced Sunday, this brings the world a step closer to World War 3. Just prior to conducting the six nuclear test, the North announced that it […]

‘Mad Dog’ Mattis, “US Prepared for Massive Military Response to NKorea

‘Mad Dog’ Mattis, “US Prepared for Massive Military Response to NKorea

‘Mad Dog’ Mattis, “US Prepared for Massive Military Response to NKorea Sunday, US Defense Secretary James Mattis (USMC Ret.) warned North Korea that any future threat they posed to the U.S. or its allies would be met with a “massive military response.” “Any threat to the United States or its territories, including Guam or our […]

What do WOLF CRY and WINX have in common?

What do WOLF CRY and WINX have in common?

What do WOLF CRY and WINX have in common? By Kristen Manning Winx… daughter of outstanding stallion Street Cry, one of the great shuttling success stories, the sire of 113 stakes winners including 20 Group One horses. Wolf Cry… son of Street Cry, proven sire of sires whose sons are strongly supported in both hemispheres. […]

China: 19th Party Congress

China: 19th Party Congress

China: 19th Party Congress China will convene its 19th Party Congress on October 18 – a key meeting held every five years where President Xi Jinping is expected to receive a second term as the ruling Communist Party’s top leader. More than 2,300 delegates will discuss the country’s accomplishments since the previous gathering and elect […]

Myanmar Moves Against Rohingya Islamic Terrorists

Myanmar Moves Against Rohingya Islamic Terrorists

Myanmar Moves Against Rohingya Islamic Terrorists Myanmar’s military says almost 400 people have died in recent violence in the western state of Rakhine triggered by attacks on security forces by insurgents from the Rohingya Islamic Terrorists. The numbers, posted today on the Facebook page of the military commander, are a sharp increase over the previously […]

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Continues to Impress

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Continues to Impress

Australian Sires: Fastnet Rock Continues to Impress Merchant Navy Exciting Ciaron Maher trained colt Merchant Navy (3c Fastnet Rock x Legally Bay, by Snippets) powered home from back in the field to win the Group III MRC HDF McNeil Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday. The colt maintained his unbeaten record at his first run of […]

World War 3: North Korea have a Hydrogen Bomb

World War 3: North Korea have a Hydrogen Bomb

World War 3: North Korea have a Hydrogen Bomb For years now, the North has been relentlessly pursuing a program to develop a nuclear weapon for World War 3 small enough to be mounted on an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). In January 2016, Pyongyang claimed it had successfully tested its first hydrogen bomb. North Korea’s […]

Arrowfield Stallion Parade 2017 Video

Arrowfield Stallion Parade 2017 Video Arrowfield was among several Hunter Valley stud farms that opened their gates last weekend to welcome hundreds of clients, guests and other visitors for the annual stallion parades. Glorious Spring weather, a stunning line-up of stallions, plus the warm hospitality and hard work of Team Arrowfield all helped to make […]

Winx Leads a Big Weekend of Racing

Winx Leads a Big Weekend of Racing

Winx Leads a Big Weekend of Racing by J A McGrath at Godolphin International racing is dominated this weekend by the Australian colossus Winx, who is confidently expected to register her 19th consecutive win when she lines up for the G1 Chelmsford Stakes at Randwick in Sydney. Last time, in a 1,400m G2 race, Winx […]

Larneuk Stud Welcomes New Foals

Larneuk Stud Welcomes New Foals

Larneuk Stud Welcomes New Foals It is that time of year again, today the breeding season began in Australia and for the last month foals have been hitting the ground at Larneuk Stud in Victoria. Larneuk Stud was established in 1980. The 200 acre property has a 120 mega litre dam for irrigation and a […]

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. Limited (SGX:O39) HEFFX Highlights

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. Limited (SGX:O39) HEFFX Highlights

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. Limited (SGX:O39) HEFFX Highlights It was business as usual on a busy weekday morning at OCBC Bank’s Paya Lebar Square branch on Aug 2. But when a male customer in his 40s, came in to withdraw over $36,000 “in the largest possible denomination” in cash, it set off alarm bells for bank […]

China Horse Racing: Inglis China-Australia Cup Final

China Horse Racing: Inglis China-Australia Cup Final

A full field of 14 will line up in Saturday’s A$200,000 Inglis China-Australia Cup Final (1200m) at Yulong Racecourse in Shanxi. The race – the richest in China at RMB 1million – forms part of Inglis’ program to support horse racing in China. The field of 14 is made up of runners sourced by several […]

Inglis Ready To Run Sale: The Hot Lots

Inglis Ready To Run Sale: The Hot Lots

Inglis Ready To Run Sale: The Hot Lots By Kristen Manning The Ready To Run concept has taken a bit longer to be accepted in Australia than other parts of the world but over the past few years the catalogues for such sales have strengthened and the upcoming Inglis sale to be held in early […]

Hong Kong Racing Returns in Grand Style

Hong Kong Racing Returns in Grand Style

Hong Kong’s Season Opening race meeting will be held at Sha Tin Racecourse this Sunday, 3 September. To usher in the new season, mega prizes totalling HK$60 million could be won. Spectacular on-course activities are planned and a new range of merchandise will be on offer. Each racegoer will receive a free 2017/18 Racing Calendar* […]

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