China Data Shows Expansion

China Data Shows Expansion






Most of the headlines today are focused on a shrinking rate of growth in China’s manufacturing sector, the reality is it is continuing to expand. China’s economy grew a faster-than-expected 6.9 percent in the first quarter, boosted by higher government infrastructure spending and the nation’s gravity-defying property boom. But growth is expected to slow as […]






World War 3: Pope Warns of Broad Destruction If Korean Tensions Escalate

World War 3: Pope Warns of Broad Destruction If Korean Tensions Escalate






World War 3: Pope Warns of Broad Destruction If Korean Tensions Escalate Papa Francis wars that “a good part of humanity” will be destroyed if tensions with North Korea escalate, and he is calling for diplomacy and the UN to take the lead in negotiating a resolution. Papa Francis was asked as he traveled back […]






World War 3: China Calls for Peace

World War 3: China Calls for Peace






World War 3: China Calls for Peace as Trump Warns of War The Security Council held a special meeting Friday to discuss the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres briefed the meeting, which was chaired by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, whose country holds the rotating presidency of the Security Council this […]






World War 3: Majority of American Voters Want Military Action

World War 3: Majority of American Voters Want Military Action






World War 3: Majority of American Voters Want Military Action That majority of American voters favor military action to stop North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, according to a new survey. The national Fox News Poll of registered voters found that 51% say US military action will be needed to stop North Korea from continuing its […]






World War 3: China Prepares

World War 3: China Prepares






World War 3: China Prepares China has started to stage live fire drills and test new weapons to protect its national security (but has not named the threat as North Korea or the USA), the Defense Ministry says. The move has come directly as a response to the USA’s deployment of the US THAAD anti-missile […]






China Auto Sector is Booming

China Auto Sector is Booming






The automotive industry in China has been the largest in the world measured by automobile unit production since 2008. Since 2009, annual production of automobiles in China exceeds that of the European Union or that of the United States and Japan combined. On Tuesday, three Chinese government departments, including the Ministry of Industry and Information […]






Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Recalls Model S, Model X Cars in China

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Recalls Model S, Model X Cars in China






Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Recalls Model S, Model X Cars in China $TSLA Last Friday, US EV (electric car) maker Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) started to recall 6,634 Model S and Model X electric cars in China over a parking brake problem, according to China’s consumer quality watchdog. The recall was filed by Tesla Auto Sales (Beijing) Co. to […]






GAC Motor at the 17th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition

GAC Motor at the 17th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition






GAC Motor has hosted the first launch of new cars in China at the 17th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition (Auto Shanghai 2017) hosted from April 19 to 28 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai). GAC Motor’s exhibition themed “Ingenuity in Mind, Excellence in Pursuit” will take stage in pavilion 2.1. A total […]






China Banks: Bad Debts Bite

China Banks: Bad Debts Bite






Non-performing loans at Chinese banks remained a concern last year, when NPL ratios increased across the board to an average of 1.67 percent from 1.61 percent the previous year, a survey shows. The NPL balance increased by 16.80 percent year-on-year to reach 1.15 trillion yuan, the survey also found. These were among key findings of […]






US Steel Stocks Spike on President Trump’s Buy America Initiative

US Steel Stocks Spike on President Trump’s Buy America Initiative






US Steel Stocks Spike on President Trump’s Buy America Initiative $X, $NUE, $STLD, $CLF US President Donald Trump launched an investigation Thursday to determine whether Chinese and other foreign-made steel threatens US national security, raising the possibility of new tariffs and triggering a rally in US steel stocks. US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross cast the […]






US Deploys 2 More Aircraft Carriers to Korean Peninsula

US Deploys 2 More Aircraft Carriers to Korean Peninsula






US Deploys 2 More Aircraft Carriers to Korean Peninsula The United States has added 2 more aircraft carriers to the growing number of ships headed to the Korean Peninsula South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reports that the USS Ronald Reagan (pictured above), currently in Yokosuka, Japan, and the USS Nimitz, now under assessment in Oregon, […]






The US and its Allies are Putting the “Screws” to North Korea

The US and its Allies are Putting the “Screws” to North Korea






The US and its Allies are Putting the “Screws” to North Korea The word has come down: China let North Korean leader Kim Jong Un know that he has just choices, they are as follows: Continue your present path in pursuing a nuclear arsenal and face imminent death or Back off and preserve your happy […]






China’s GDP Comes in Better than Expected at 6.9% Y-Y

China’s GDP Comes in Better than Expected at 6.9% Y-Y






China’s GDP Comes in Better than Expected at 6.9% Y-Y $JPM In the latest sign of economic stabilization, China reported better-than-expected growth for Q-1 of Y 2017. The world’s 2nd-largest economy saw its GDP (gross domestic product) rise 6.9% Y-Y to hit US$ 2.63-T in Q-1, up from 6.8% growth in the prior Quarter, according […]






SSE Composite Index (SHA:000001) Shanghai HEFFX Outlook (17/4/17)

SSE Composite Index (SHA:000001) Shanghai HEFFX Outlook (17/4/17)






SSE Composite Index(SHA:000001) Shanghai HEFFX Outlook (17/4/17) Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 3,277.44. The projected lower bound is: 3,169.42. The projected closing price is: 3,223.43. SSE COMPOSITE closed down -23.900 at 3,222.167. Volume was 17% above average (neutral) […]






China Industrial Output Data Reflects Strength

China Industrial Output Data Reflects Strength






China’s value-added industrial output, an important economic indicator, expanded 6.8 percent year on year in the first quarter, compared with the 6.3-percent increase for January to February, official data showed Monday. The 6.8-percent growth rose from the 5.8-percent increase in the same period of 2016. It was also higher than the 6-percent annual gain seen […]






China Still a Growth Story

China Still a Growth Story






China’s economy grew 6.9 percent in the first quarter of 2017, government data showed Monday, beating expectations in the latest sign of stabilization in the world’s second-largest economy. The reading was better than the median analyst expectation of 6.8 percent in an AFP poll. “The national economy in the first quarter has maintained the momentum […]






China: Nanjing’s Luxury Housing Market

China: Nanjing’s Luxury Housing Market






China: Nanjing’s Luxury Housing Market China’s top state-owned real estate developer Poly Real Estate Group Co., Ltd. recently completed the Grand Mansion luxury residence project in Nanjing’s Hexi Central Business District (CBD). Nanjing is the capital of China’s economically vibrant Jiangsu province. Poly’s Grand Mansion series of projects had a launch event in Wall Street […]






Peaceful Resolution of North Korea Tension Seen

Peaceful Resolution of North Korea Tension Seen






Peaceful Resolution of North Korea Tension Seen Chinese President Xi Jinping called for a peaceful resolution of rising tension on the Korean Peninsula in a telephone conversation with US President Donald Trump Wednesday. President Trump’s call with President Xi, just days after they met in the United States, came as a state-run Chinese newspaper warned […]






President Trump, “Want to make a great trade deal?, Solve the North Korea Problem.”

President Trump, “Want to make a great trade deal?, Solve the North Korea Problem.”






President Trump, “Want to make a great trade deal?, Solve the North Korea Problem.” US President Donald Trump said in an interview Wednesday that he told Chinese President Xi Jinping the US would be willing to be more lenient in a trade deal if his country helped out with its ally North Korea. “I told […]






President Trump Not Likely to Label China a Currency Manipulator

President Trump Not Likely to Label China a Currency Manipulator






President Trump Not Likely to Label China a Currency Manipulator $BX President Donald Trump is unlikely to designate China a currency manipulator this month, breaking a campaign promise, and may “circle back” on healthcare legislation that failed in the House, one of his top economic advisers said Tuesday. The Trump administration is expected to issue […]






Dubai Opens-Up Access to the Chinese Bullion Market

Dubai Opens-Up Access to the Chinese Bullion Market






DGCX Opens-Up Access to the Chinese Bullion Market with the Historic Launch of Shanghai Gold Futures The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) today announced the historic launch of DGCX Shanghai Gold Futures (DSGC), following the signing of a landmark deal with the Shanghai Gold Exchange (SGE) last year. The yuan-denominated contract, DSGC, marks the […]






President Trump Showed that a Strong US-China Partnership is Possible.

President Trump Showed that a Strong US-China Partnership is Possible.






President Trump Showed that a Strong US-China Partnership is Possible. The meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping showed that confrontation between the 2 superpowers was not inevitable and that both sides appeared to be “equally enthusiastic about the constructive relationship they have promised to cultivate,” according to Chinese state-run media. By all […]






F1: Lewis Hamilton Led from Start to Finish Winning at Shanghai

F1: Lewis Hamilton Led from Start to Finish Winning at Shanghai






F1: Lewis Hamilton Led from Start to Finish Winning at Shanghai $RACE Lewis Hamilton got the best of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, beating him comfortably to win the Chinese Grand Prix Sunday at Shanghai The MercedesAMG star led from start to finish after beginning the race in Pole position. It was his 1st win of the […]






F1: Lewis Hamilton Takes the Pole for Chinese Grand Prix

F1: Lewis Hamilton Takes the Pole for Chinese Grand Prix






F1: Lewis Hamilton Takes the Pole for Chinese Grand Prix $RACE Saturday, Lewis Hamilton drove through the mist of Shanghai to claim Pole position for Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix. MercedesAMGs’ Lewis Hamilton logged a qualifying lap time of 1:31.678 to take the Pole position for the F 1 Chinese Grand Prix Sunday. It’s the 6th […]






F1: Chinese Grand Prix, Vettel Fastest for Ferrari in FP3

F1: Chinese Grand Prix, Vettel Fastest for Ferrari in FP3






F1: Chinese Grand Prix, Vettel Fastest for Ferrari in FP3 $RACE Sebastien Vettel set the pace during final F 1 practice for the Chinese Grand Prix, heading a Ferrari 1-2 after MercedesAMG’s Lewis Hamilton made a mistake on his final run. Mr. Vettel ended up just 5/100ths ahead of team-mate Kimi Raikkonen, setting his benchmark […]






F1: Inclement Weather in Shanghai Halted Drivers Practice Friday

F1: Inclement Weather in Shanghai Halted Drivers Practice Friday






F1: Inclement Weather in Shanghai Halted Drivers Practice Friday $RACE The 2nd F1 practice session for the 2017 Chinese Grand Prix at Shanghai did not take place as inclement weather meant the race’s medical helicopter could not operate in accordance with the current Formula One regulations. Low clouds over Shanghai meant the medical helicopter was […]






F1: China Outlook, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Can Put MercedesAMG on “Heels”

F1: China Outlook, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Can Put MercedesAMG on “Heels”






F1: China Outlook, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Can Put MercedesAMG on “Heels” $RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) victory in Australia by 10secs may have set the pace for this season, if The Scuderia wins this weeken in China MercedesAMG will will be put on Ferrari Red alert. The Big Q: Can The Scuderia keep up that pace, or will […]






Chengdu Dubai International Cup

Chengdu Dubai International Cup






The countdown to Sunday’s fourth annual Chengdu Dubai International Cup has begun and for the first time the meeting will feature a jockeys’ challenge pitting Chinese riders against visiting international jockeys. Members of the Chinese media met Dubai Racing Club horsemen at Jinma lake Racecourse early on Thursday morning as the final preparations were put […]






2017 Dubai World Cup “Best Horse I’ve Ever Seen” Baffert Says of Arrogate

2017 Dubai World Cup “Best Horse I’ve Ever Seen” Baffert Says of Arrogate






2017 Dubai World Cup “Best Horse I’ve Ever Seen” Baffert Says of Arrogate Arrogate might be the best horse any of us have ever seen. After missing the start and being last in the early stages, the Saudi owned Arrogate (USA) came from last to win in one of the most spectacular performances in the […]






Trump Stimulus Expectations Driving US and World Economies

Trump Stimulus Expectations Driving US and World Economies






Trump Stimulus Expectations Driving US and World Economies $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The world economy will grow steadily over the next 2 years, meaning investors should stay invested in equities, according to Barclays Capital Plc. Barclay’s analysts presented several major themes for the next 2 years Thursday, they are: President Donald Trump and Republicans in […]






SoS Tillerson’s 1st China Visit Builds on Positive Ties

SoS Tillerson’s 1st China Visit Builds on Positive Ties






SoS Tillerson’s 1st China Visit Builds on Positive Ties US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s upcoming first visit to China is to build on positive momentum in the relations between China and the Trump Administration, experts said. Tillerson began Wednesday his first three-nation Asian tour that will take him to Japan, South Korea, and China. He […]






Growth Opportunities for Hong Kong in Emerging “Greater Bay Area”

Growth Opportunities for Hong Kong in Emerging “Greater Bay Area”






Growth Opportunities for Hong Kong in Emerging “Greater Bay Area” Hong Kong will gain new growth momentum with the emergence of the “Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area,” an ambitious central government initiative aimed at boosting development of the Cantonese-speaking region in southern China, local scholars and economic analysts say. In his annual government work report […]






China’s Growth an Example for the World

China’s Growth an Example for the World






China’s Growth an Example for the World China’s growth has benefited from innovation, people-centered ideology, stability, infrastructure upgrades and globalization, which can serve as an example for other economies, experts said. “China’s economy has stabilized and showed more signs of warming, thanks to new growth policies, structural reform and policy innovations,” said Cai Jiming, professor […]






Goldie (NYSE:GS) Missed China Rally, Now Overweighting Chinese Stocks

Goldie (NYSE:GS) Missed China Rally, Now Overweighting Chinese Stocks






Goldie (NYSE:GS) Missed China Rally, Now Overweighting Chinese Stocks $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) is joining the rush on Chinese shares, becoming the latest major brokerage to upgrade the market thanks to mounting evidence of strength in the largest Asian economy. The bank’s strategists are now overweight Chinese stocks, with their 12-month […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Chinese Yuan (CN¥)(USDCNY) China HEFFX Outlook 12/03/17

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Chinese Yuan (CN¥)(USDCNY) China HEFFX Outlook 12/03/17






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Chinese Yuan (CN¥)(USDCNY) China HEFFX Outlook 12/03/17 Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 6.95. The projected lower bound is: 6.85. The projected closing price is: 6.90. FOREX CNY= closed down -0.004 at 6.905. Volume was […]






China to Expand Economic Ties Globally

China to Expand Economic Ties Globally






“Opening-up” is one of the most used catch phrases during China’s ongoing “two sessions” — the annual gatherings of the country’s top legislature and the political advisory body. “China’s open door will not close,” said President Xi Jinping during the annual two sessions, vowing the country will keep on opening up on all fronts, and […]






Dalian Wanda’s Deal to Buy Dick Clark Productions “Falls Over”

Dalian Wanda’s Deal to Buy Dick Clark Productions “Falls Over”






Dalian Wanda’s Deal to Buy Dick Clark Productions “Falls Over” $AMC Eldridge Industries, the US owner of Dick Clark Productions Inc., said Friday that one of its affiliates terminated an agreement to sell off the TV production company to Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group. Eldridge, which also owns magazines such as the Billboard and The […]






China Speaks Up on Obama Era Hacking

China Speaks Up on Obama Era Hacking






China Speaks Up on Obama Era Hacking “We urge the US side to stop listening in, monitoring, stealing secrets and internet hacking against China and other countries,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said during a Thursday news conference, as cited by Reuters. It comes after the Vault 7 publication released by WikiLeaks on Tuesday […]






Chengdu Dubai International Cup to Feature China v Internationals Jockeys’ Challenge

Chengdu Dubai International Cup to Feature China v Internationals Jockeys’ Challenge






Chengdu Dubai International Cup to Feature China v Internationals Jockeys’ Challenge The 2017 renewal of the Chengdu Dubai International Cup on Sunday April 2, 2017 is to feature the first International Jockeys’ Challenge, pitting five Chinese jockeys against five visiting internationals. Now in its fourth year, the Chengdu Dubai International Cup represents a joint venture […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Equities are mixed in here: DJIA Shanghai and Nifty could trade lower near term while DAX and Nikkei look Bullish. PE DJIA at 20855.73, -0.33%) is in the correction phase and could possibly extend towards 20750-20700 levels before bouncing back […]






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold & Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Equities are mixed, DJIA in a correction phase, DAX and Shanghai look Bullish near term. Nikkei could bounce from support, need price confirmation on Nifty for directional cue. PE Note: At 4:40a EDT Wednesday 8 March the major US stock market […]






Bank of China Ltd (HKG:3988) Trading Outlook

Bank of China Ltd (HKG:3988) Trading Outlook






Bank of China Ltd (HKG:3988) Trading Outlook BANK OF CHINA closed unchanged at 3.810. Volume was 98% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger Bands were 42% wider than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 3.830 3.830 3.800 3.810 4,752,524 Technical Outlook Short Term: Oversold Intermediate Term: Bullish Long Term: Bullish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: […]






Monetization of Bank Instruments

Monetization of Bank Instruments






Monetization of Bank Instruments In order to monetize a Bank Instrument you must be in possession of the instrument and it must be verified prior to monetizing. HEFFX has developed relationships with some of the Top banks in the world to Monetize Bank Instruments for clients worldwide by arranging the monetization against owned bank instruments […]






China, THAAD and South Korean Business

China, THAAD and South Korean Business






China, THAAD and South Korean Business Beijing has been ramping up retaliatory measures against Korea, especially since Lotte Group decided to sign a land swap deal with the Defense Ministry to provide land for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System here last week. The tension between Beijing and Seoul comes at a particularly disastrous […]