Dubai Real Estate Transparency Improved

Dubai Real Estate Transparency Improved

Dubai Real Estate Transparency Improved $JLL JLL report awards city ‘semi transparent’ status and the most in the Middle East Dubai needs to introduce a citywide performance index if it is to improve the property market’s transparency, according to JLL MENA. In its biennial Global Real Estate Transparency Index, JLL (NYSE:JLL) ranked Dubai 48th out of […]

China, International Investors Confident about Economic Transformation

China, International Investors Confident about Economic Transformation

China, International Investors Confident about Economic Transformation The Fourth Industrial Revolution is driven by the increasing use of digital technologies and highly intelligent robots in the leading world economies. International investors are confident about China’s economic transformation, believing it can bring them good opportunities. Speaking on the sidelines of the ongoing World Economic Forum in […]

Update: Federal and State Government Marijuana Policy

Update: Federal and State Government Marijuana Policy

Update: Federal and State Government Marijuana Policy House Republicans blocked an effort to open up banking for Marijuana businesses House Turns Back Effort to Give Pot Businesses Access to Banks. The Republican-led House Wednesday voted down an amendment to the FY 2017 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act that would have blocked federal regulators […]

The S&P 500 Closed Out its 3rd Straight Quarter in the Green

The S&P 500 Closed Out its 3rd Straight Quarter in the Green

The S&P 500 Closed Out its 3rd Straight Quarter in the Green $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $HSY, $MDLZ Wall Street marked a 3rd straight day of gainers Thursday as the BOE raised the prospect of a Summer stimulus and consumer staples shares rose on news of Mondelez International’s (NASDAQ:MDLZ) $23-B bid for Hershey (NYSE:HSY). The […]

Cars of Giotto Bizzarrini Featured at Pebble Beach Concours

Cars of Giotto Bizzarrini Featured at Pebble Beach Concours

Cars of Giotto Bizzarrini Featured at Pebble Beach Concours The 1st car made by Giotto Bizzarrini when he was a mechanical engineering student at the University of Pisa will be among the many Bizzarrini automobiles featured at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance this coming August. Bizzarrini built the car, nicknamed The Macchinetta, in Y 1953, […]

US Jobless Claims Rise, Unemployment Benefits Increased in June

US Jobless Claims Rise, Unemployment Benefits Increased in June

US Jobless Claims Rise, Unemployment Benefits Increased in June $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose last week, but remained below a level associated with a healthy labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 268,000 for the week ended 25 June, the […]

SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca:GLD) Assets + $18-B in 2016.

SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca:GLD) Assets + $18-B in 2016.

SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEArca:GLD) Assets + $18-B in 2016 Gold may emerge as one of the Brexit vote’s biggest commodity winners should revised forecasts from a growing number of banks prove correct as the poll’s outcome sets the stage for greater global economic uncertainty and hobbles the likelihood of rate rises from the US Fed. […]

Donald Trump, “‘Pledge’ Breakers Should Not be Allowed to Run for Office”

Donald Trump, “‘Pledge’ Breakers Should Not be Allowed to Run for Office”

Donald Trump, “‘Pledge’ Breakers Should Not be Allowed to Run for Office” Donald Trump says that some of his former Republican rivals who signed a loyalty ‘pledge’ to back the party’s Presidential nominee, but have not done so should be prevented from seeking public office ever again. Jeb Bush and Senator Lindsey Graham (R:SC) both […]

Universal Studios Singapore Named Asia’s #1 Amusement Park

Universal Studios Singapore Named Asia’s #1 Amusement Park

Universal Studios Singapore Named Asia’s #1 Amusement Park $CMCSA, $DIS Universal Studios Singapore has been named the top amusement park in Asia by travel site TripAdvisor for the 3rd year running. TripAdvisor announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice awards for amusement parks and water parks around the world, with Universal’s Islands of Adventure in Orlando, […]

When Dogs Evolved from Wolves Still a Mystery

When Dogs Evolved from Wolves Still a Mystery

When Dogs Evolved from Wolves Still a Mystery It is thought that modern dogs have 1 common ancestor: the Eurasian grey wolf, and that about 30,000 to 40,000 years ago a subspecies of wolf began interacting with humans, perhaps foraging for food around human campsites. Humans then learned the animals were valuable for companionship and […]

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) Trading Outlook

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) Trading Outlook

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) Trading Outlook BANK OF AMERICA closed up 0.490 at 13.190. Volume was 99% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger Bands were 37% wider than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 13.070 13.220 12.920 13.190 1,259,457 Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bearish Long Term: Bearish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period […]

US Real Estate Report: Pending Home Sales Fall

US Real Estate Report: Pending Home Sales Fall

After steadily increasing for three straight months, pending home sales letup in May and declined year-over-year for the first time in almost two years, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All four major regions experienced a cutback in contract activity last month. The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean all settled lower Wednesday. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery fell 11.25 cents, or 2.85%, to settle at 3.83 bu. Sept Wheat delivery declined 12.75 cents, or 2.79%, to settle at 4.445 bu. Nov Soybean lost […]

Security ‘Beefed Up’ at America’s Major Airports

Security ‘Beefed Up’ at America’s Major Airports

Security ‘Beefed Up’ at America’s Major Airports Major airports in the US, like those in Atlanta, Chicago, New York/New Jersey and Los Angeles have stepping up security in the wake of the radical Islamic terrorist attack at Istanbul Turkey’s Ataturk Airport US airline passengers will see an increased police presence maintaining vigilance and will elevate and adjust […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) SF16-H Racer is a “difficult car”

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) SF16-H Racer is a “difficult car”

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) SF16-H is a “difficult: car, says CEO Sergio Marchionne Ferrari’s boss wants immediate results, despite doubts over 2016 car, he says there were “results that didn’t match up to our expectations” A typically demanding Sergio Marchionne says Ferrari needs results now, despite admitting the new F1 racer being “difficult car”. Tipped to […]

Global Stock Markets “Bouncing” Off Of Hefty Losses

Global Stock Markets “Bouncing” Off Of Hefty Losses

Global Stock Markets “Bouncing” Off Of Hefty Losses $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $GLD, $SLV Wednesday, Global stock markets continued to recover after last week’s losses and the USD was down 0.5% Vs a basket of peer currencies. Gold rose Wednesday on the USD’s retreat and investor appetite for safe assets remained strong because of longer-term […]

Donald Trump, “Scandal, lies, and deceit follow Hillary wherever she goes”

Donald Trump, “Scandal, lies, and deceit follow Hillary wherever she goes”

Donald Trump, “Scandal, lies, and deceit follow Hillary wherever she goes” Donald Trump promised to “Indict” Hillary Clinton in an e-Mail sent out by his campaign Wednesday. In the e-Mail he compared a vote for him in the November election to “throwing the book” at Hillary Clinton because of the scandals that have followed her. […]

Genes Control the Behavior & Health of Dogs, More Information Needed

Genes Control the Behavior & Health of Dogs, More Information Needed

Genes Control the Behavior & Health of Dogs, More Information Needed Recently researchers at Cornell University completed the largest genetic study of dogs ever undertaken by performing genetic mapping of 4,200 dogs, including purebreds, mixed breed, and stray dogs. The study examined 180,000 genetic markers that can help link specific inherited diseases with the genes responsible […]

Walking, the Simple Beneficial Exercise

Walking, the Simple Beneficial Exercise

Walking, the Simple Beneficial Exercise Walking is a simple exercise that has numerous benefits for bones, muscles and joints. “Sometimes the hardest part of working out is getting started,” Dr. Carolyn Hettrich, a spokesperson for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, said in an academy news release Wednesday. “Walking requires minimal preparation, but yields significant […]

The 1,109-carat Diamond, “Lesedi La Rona” on Auction in London, No Sale

The 1,109-carat Diamond, “Lesedi La Rona” on Auction in London, No Sale

The 1,109-carat Diamond, “Lesedi La Rona” on Auction in London, No Sale $BID, $LUC A now famous 3-billion-year-old diamond the size of a tennis ball found by Canada’s Lucara Diamond (TSX:LUC) last year failed to sell a Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) Wednesday in London. The highest bid of $61-M did not meet the reserve selling price. The giant 1,109-carat […]

California Wildfires: 9 Large Fires, 2 Deaths, 100’eds of Homes Destroyed

California Wildfires: 9 Large Fires, 2 Deaths, 100’eds of Homes Destroyed

California Wildfires: 9 Large Fires, 2 Deaths, 100’eds of Homes Destroyed Here are the latest stats on the major wildfires currently burning in the State of California More than 5,200 firefighters are working Monday to battle nine large blazes across the Golden State as fire season rages on. Cal Fire is warning of increased fire […]

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL) to Build Cruise Terminal in Miami

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL) to Build Cruise Terminal in Miami

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) announced an agreement with Miami-Dade County to construct and operate a dramatic new cruise terminal at PortMiami, on land leased from the County. The new terminal will be a striking addition to PortMiami, and will serve as homeport to Royal Caribbean International ships, including a 5,400-passenger Oasis-class ship, the […]

ISIS Continues Attacks in Europe

Islamic State suicide bombers opened fire and blew themselves up in Istanbul’s main airport, killing 41 people and wounding 239. The attack bore similarities to a suicide bombing by Islamic State militants at Brussels airport in March that killed 16 people. A coordinated attack also targeted a rush-hour metro train, killing a further 16 people […]

WIFI WIRELESS INC COM STK NPV Trading Outlook

WIFI WIRELESS INC COM STK NPV Trading Outlook

  WIFI WIRELESS closed up 0.012 at 0.035. Volume was 99% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger Bands were 21% narrower than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 0.035 0.035 0.035 0.035 500 Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bullish Long Term: Bullish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: 0.03 0.04 0.04 Volatility: 398 343 […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Again Tuesday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Again Tuesday $CORN, $SOYB, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn unchanged Tuesday, Wheat retreated, and Soybeans rose to a 1-week high. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery was Unchanged at 3.8525 bu. Sept Wheat delivery shed 1 cents, or 0.22%, at 4.5725 bu. Nov Soybean added 15.50 […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 70th Anni Marked with 350 Special Edition Supercars

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 70th Anni Marked with 350 Special Edition Supercars

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 70th Anni Marked with 350 Special Edition Supercars $RACE Ferrari will celebrate its 70th anni in Y 2017 with an issue of 350 Special Edition Supercars. Exact details are expected to be revealed at the Paris Motor Show in October, but the announcement was made to 100 premier owners and collectors who were […]

China’s Investing in the United States Extends Beyond Real Estate

China’s Investing in the United States Extends Beyond Real Estate

China’s Investing in the United States Extends Beyond Real Estate The growing Chinese investment in the United States has extended beyond real estate, with more companies eyeing sectors closely related to Chinese domestic demand. In recent years, more Chinese companies have been investing in the United States irregardless of size, industry and ownership, Shau Zhang, a […]

Wine News: 1934 Domaine De La Romanée-Conti Richebourg Vieux

Wine News: 1934 Domaine De La Romanée-Conti Richebourg Vieux

Wine News: 1934 Domaine De La Romanée-Conti Richebourg Vieux WineBid, the premier Internet auction for fine and rare wines, has three ultra-rare lots available this week: two single bottles and one two-bottle lot of 1934 Domaine De La Romanée-Conti Richebourg Vieux Cepages. All four bottles were removed from a temperature and humidity controlled cellar where […]

Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(AUDUSD) Trading Outlook

Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(AUDUSD) Trading Outlook

Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(AUDUSD) Trading Outlook FOREX AUD= closed up 0.005 at 0.738. Volume was 13% above average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 21% narrower than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 0.733 0.742 0.732 0.738 104,002 Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bullish Long Term: Bullish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period […]

Donald Trump, “Globalization has Wiped out Our Middle-class”

Donald Trump, “Globalization has Wiped out Our Middle-class”

Donald Trump,”Globalization has Wiped out Our Middle-class” Donald Trump took aim at US free trade deals in a speech delivered in Western Pennsylvania Tuesday that painted Hillary Clinton as a champion of the kind of Globalization that has driven millions of US manufacturing jobs overseas. “This wave of globalization has wiped out totally, totally our […]

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Canadian Dollar (CA$)(USDCAD) Trading Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Canadian Dollar (CA$)(USDCAD) Trading Outlook

FOREX CAD= closed down -0.003 at 1.305. Volume was 20% above average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 18% narrower than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 1.307 1.311 1.296 1.305 91,129 Technical Outlook Short Term: Overbought Intermediate Term: Bearish Long Term: Bearish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: 1.29 1.29 1.33 Volatility: 14 11 12 […]

Miami Beach Yacht Charters

Miami Beach Yacht Charters

Docked at the Fontainebleau Marina and Miami Beach Marina, Miami Cruiser is proving to be a popular hotel alternative with 2 and 3 bedroom yachts that are a great way to enjoy Miami. Private yacht charter pricing includes Captain, Crew, Sodas, Water and Idle Fuel. Extra costs are sales tax (7%) and crew gratuity (normally […]

BET Awards: WIFI WIRELESS INC COM STK NPV (OTCMKTS:WFWL)

BET Awards: WIFI WIRELESS INC COM STK NPV (OTCMKTS:WFWL)

BET Awards: WIFI WIRELESS INC COM STK NPV (OTCMKTS:WFWL) WFWL were at the BET Awards promoting their popular uTalk App, WiFi Wireless, Inc. (OTC:WFWL) has signed an Agreement with Jam House Live, Inc. and Jecarco Studios, Inc. to co-market WiFi Wireless’s new “International Mobile Services”. Utalk Launch New Mobile Service at $19.99 a Month No […]

GAWK Creates Revenue, Runs Fiber to Light 2nd Office Bldg with “Last Mile” Technology

GAWK Creates Revenue, Runs Fiber to Light 2nd Office Bldg with “Last Mile” Technology

GAWK Creates Revenue, Runs Fiber to Light 2nd Office Bldg with “Last Mile” Technology $GAWK Los Angeles, CA…June 28, 2016 – GAWK Inc. (OTC PINK: GAWK) announced the second successful implementation of its ‘Last Mile’ connection service by running over 100 strands of fiber to another office building adding 426,000 sq. ft. to its growing […]

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Trading Outlook Dead Cat Bounce?

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Trading Outlook Dead Cat Bounce?

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Trading Outlook Dead Cat Bounce? FACEBOOK INC A closed down -3.110 at 108.970. Volume was 99% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger Bands were 5% wider than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 111.570 111.570 108.230 108.970 130,125 Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bearish Long Term: Bullish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period […]

Record Year for US Auto Sales

Record Year for US Auto Sales

New-vehicle sales are expected to increase 5 percent year-over-year to a total of 1.55 million units in June 2016, resulting in an estimated 17.1 million seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR), according to Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry.  The 1.55 […]

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) (NASDAQ:FDS) Outperforms

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) (NASDAQ:FDS) Outperforms

FactSet Research Systems Inc. (NYSE:FDS) (NASDAQ:FDS), a leading provider of integrated financial information and analytical applications, today announced its results for the third quarter of fiscal 2016. For the quarter ended May 31, 2016, revenues grew to $287.5 million. Operating income was $89.3 million compared to $85.4 million in the prior year period. Net income […]

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) Stickers

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) Stickers

Twitter today announced #Stickers, a fun photo-editing tool that allows people to choose from hundreds of accessories, emojis, and props and stick them anywhere on photos they upload to Twitter. Any public Tweet containing a sticker is easily searchable and discoverable, creating a new visual spin on the hashtag; simply tapping on a sticker brings […]

FEMA Flood Insurance Expert to Answer Property Owners Questions

FEMA Flood Insurance Expert to Answer Property Owners Questions

FEMA Flood Insurance Expert to Answer Property Owners Questions If you are among the many Staten Islanders (NYC) who have questions about your home’s flood insurance policy, you can get those questions answered at a forum of experts on Thursday, 30 June Rep. Daniel Donovan is hosting the event in conjunction with Council Minority Leader […]

Firms Covering Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Rate it a “Hold”

Firms Covering Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Rate it a “Hold”

Firms Covering Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Rate it a “Hold” Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) has been assigned a “Hold” recommendation from 11 ratings firms covering the stock, 2 rated it with a Sell recommendation, 4 have assigned is a Buy. The average 12 month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year […]

Donald Trump, “Elizabeth Warren is one of the least productive US Senators”

Donald Trump, “Elizabeth Warren is one of the least productive US Senators”

Donald Trump, “Elizabeth Warren is one of the least productive US Senators” Monday, Donald Trump turned up the heat labeling the Massachusetts Senator and Hillary Clinton ally a “racist” and a “fraud.” The presumptive GOP Presidential nominee opened up on Ms. Warren as it was revealed she was joining Mrs. Clinton on the campaign trail, […]

British Pound (£) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(GBPUSD) Trading Outlook

British Pound (£) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(GBPUSD) Trading Outlook

British Pound (£) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(GBPUSD) Trading Outlook BOE GBP INDEX closed down -2.000 at 79.800. Volume was 8,900% above average (trending) and Bollinger Bands were 123% wider than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 80.400 80.400 79.800 79.800 4 Technical Outlook Short Term: Oversold Intermediate Term: Bearish Long Term: Bearish Moving Averages: 10-period […]

Euro (€) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(EURUSD) Trading Outlook

Euro (€) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(EURUSD) Trading Outlook

EUR INDEX closed up 0.188 at 98.441. Volume was 8,900% above average (trending) and Bollinger Bands were 12% narrower than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 98.151 98.494 97.750 98.441 11,200 Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bearish Long Term: Bullish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: 98.22 98.92 98.27 Volatility: 7 7 7 […]

Miami News: French 27 Celebrate the Birthday of Gerry Kelly

Miami News: French 27 Celebrate the Birthday of Gerry Kelly

Miami News: French 27 Celebrate the Birthday of Gerry Kelly When Gerry Kelly arrived in South Beach in 1994, it was simply a matter of being in the right place at the right time. Already an acclaimed haute couture designer and veteran international nightclub entrepreneur with a long-time home base on the fashionable island of […]

Steven Machat: The Independent Choice for the United States Senate

Steven Machat: The Independent Choice for the United States Senate

Steven Machat: The Independent Choice for the United States Senate Steven Machat, the independent choice for United States Senate, says that at the founding of our great nation, Thomas Jefferson wrote and spoke about the importance of a social contract between a government and its people. Now, more than ever, in this age of information, […]

Brexit, Is a Vote Against War, Empire and Central Dictatorship

Brexit, Is a Vote Against War, Empire and Central Dictatorship

The British sent shock waves through the One World Order by voting to secede from the European Union. Article 50 of the EU explicitly provides for departure, so there is no turning back. The European Union had good intentions, but none were realized. It distorted national economies by using a “one size fits all” approach […]

Brexit Vote Outcome: Brits Wanted to #TakeControl of “Uncontrolled Mass Immigration”

Brexit Vote Outcome: Brits Wanted to #TakeControl of “Uncontrolled Mass Immigration”

“The Brexit vote should serve as a wake-up call to America’s governing class. The same dissatisfaction with mass immigration and the disrupting consequences of outsourced manufacturing are percolating throughout the United States. Politicians need to listen and learn from the events across the pond if they wish for political futures.” – Dan Stein, President of […]

Cautiosystems, A Disruptive Environmental & Energy Saving Technology

Cautiosystems, A Disruptive Environmental & Energy Saving Technology

Cautiosystems, A Disruptive Environmental & Energy Saving Technology Last month, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the US government’s “1st-ever” set of standards to reduce methane emissions. The new regulations were criticized by environmentalist critics as not far-reaching enough. The Obama Administration proposed new regulations in January 2016 to cut the amount of Methane, a powerful Greenhouse […]

Donald Trump Pointing a 50MM Howitzer at Hillary Clinton

Donald Trump Pointing a 50MM Howitzer at Hillary Clinton

Donald Trump Pointing a 50MM Howitzer at Hillary Clinton Donald Trump is releasing a 35-pg document that takes down Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy and economic stances. The  50MM attack pulls together news articles, documents and speeches critical of the former Secretary of State, US Senator from New York, and 1st Lady. Donald Trump made the […]

Real Estate: NYC’s Waldorf Astoria Hotel Converting to Condos

Real Estate: NYC’s Waldorf Astoria Hotel Converting to Condos

Real Estate: NYC’s Waldorf Astoria Hotel Converting to Condos $HLT New York’s landmark Waldorf Astoria Hotel to close in the Spring of Y 2017 so owner Anbang Insurance Group Co. can begin converting most of the more than 1,400 rooms to luxury condominiums. The luxury hotel, managed by Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HLT)  is set […]

The Week Ahead on Wall Street

The Week Ahead on Wall Street

The Week Ahead on Wall Street $NKE, $GIS, $CAG, $MU Earnings results from Q-2’s early reporters will be released to Wall Street this week with 10 members of the S&P 500 on tap. They are NIKE (NYSE:NKE)Tuesday, Acuity Brands (NYSE AYI), General Mills (NYSE:GIS) and Monsanto (NYSE:MON) Wednesday; and ConAgra Foods (NYSE:CAG), Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ), Darden […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Extended Losses Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Extended Losses Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn fell for a 5th successive trading day Friday, Wheat and Soybean also extended losses after Britain’s surprising vote to leave the EU in a referendum held Thursday. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery fell 2.75 cents, or 0.71%, […]

China Led AIIB, a New Multi-National Development Bank Meeting Expections

China Led AIIB, a New Multi-National Development Bank Meeting Expections

China Led AIIB, a New Multi-National Development Bank Meeting Expections Details of the operation and philosophy of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) show that it is meeting expectations to lead development cooperation as a new type of multilateral financial institution. Addressing the AIIB Board of Governors Saturday, the bank’s President Jin Liqun said that […]

Deadly Brushfires Haunt Western Australians

Deadly Brushfires Haunt Western Australians

Deadly Brushfires Haunt Western Australians The system for managing bushfires in WA (Western Australia) is “failing citizens and the government”, a special inquiry into the deadly Yarloop and Waroona blazes has concluded, and if change does not occur, “then the prospect of a future catastrophic bushfire event is increasingly likely”. Six months after the devastating bushfires […]

Box Office: Finding Dory Finishes at #1, Independence Day #2

Box Office: Finding Dory Finishes at #1, Independence Day #2

Box Office: Finding Dory Finishes at #1, Independence Day #2 $FOX, $DIS, $SNE, $AMZN, $CMCSA Independence Day: Resurgence failed to thrill at  the North American box office, coming in behind expectations with an estimated $41.6-M from 4,068 theaters. But, it debuting to $102.1-M from 57 foreign markets, including China, for a global tally of $143.7 for […]

Buy a Super Watch Now, or Wait?

Buy a Super Watch Now, or Wait?

Buy a Super Watch Now, or Wait? $LVMUY Perpetual Calendars Some watch lovers really appreciate perpetual calendar watches, which display the day, date, month, year and Phases of the Moon, making adjustments for Leap years. I am one of those watch lovers. This Spring, Geneva-based Frédérique Constant introduced a Manufacture Perpetual Calendar watch with an […]

China’s Banks Sponsor Growth of ‘Green’ Economy

China’s Banks Sponsor Growth of ‘Green’ Economy

China’s Banks Sponsor Growth of ‘Green’ Economy Chinese banks offered strong credit support for the growth of the Green economy in Y 2015. The total balance of Green loans issued by China’s 21 major financial institutions rose 16.42% last year to RMB 7.01-T, according to a report released Friday by the China Banking Association. It […]

Brexit to Have Little Impact on Saudi and UAE Financial Institutions

Brexit to Have Little Impact on Saudi and UAE Financial Institutions

Brexit to Have Little Impact on Saudi and UAE Financial Institutions Saudi said it had already made some adjustments to assets denominated in Pound Sterling and Euros Saturday, 2  Gulf states said they did not anticipate their financial institutions to be greatly affected as a result of Britain’s vote to leave the EU. Saudi Arabia, […]

“Zero Emissions” from Electric Vehicles is Bunk

“Zero Emissions” from Electric Vehicles is Bunk

“Zero Emissions” from Electric Vehicles is Bunk $TSLA Electric vehicles (EV) are seen by many as the harbinger of an environmentally Neutral future. Industry as assure consumers of “Zero Emissions,” and US President Barack Hussein Obama promised a 1-M on the road by Y 2015. Another, failed promise from the “Hopemiester” as less than 450-K […]

Donald Trump Traveling in Scotland Takes ‘Measured’ Approach to Brexit

Donald Trump Traveling in Scotland Takes ‘Measured’ Approach to Brexit

Donald Trump Traveling in Scotland Takes ‘Measured’ Approach to Brexit Donald Trump played down the financial market turmoil in the wake of Britain’s ‘leave’ the EU vote,on a visit to his Trump International golf course in Aberdeen, Scotland Saturday. There Donald Trump was asked by reporters if he was worried about the volatility in financial […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update A bi-partisan federal effort to open up research on medical marijuana is now underway, it looks likely that Arkansas will be voting on medical marijuana in November, a New Jersey PTSD bill advances, and more. National Monday, congressional marijuana reform fans and foes said they were working together on a new research […]

Aston Martin Ties-up with Red Bull for a HyperSupercar

Aston Martin Ties-up with Red Bull for a HyperSupercar

Aston Martin Ties-up with Red Bull for a HyperSupercar Aston Martin and Red Bull are going all-out for their upcoming mid-engine HyperSupercar. The 2 companies have assembled a team of championship-winning F1 designer Adrian Newey and Aston Martin stylist Marek Reichman to build a car they hope will render the LaFerrari (NYSE:RACE) and McLaren P1 […]

“Red Flag” Warnings in Massive California Wildfire

“Red Flag” Warnings in Massive California Wildfire

“Red Flag” Warnings in Massive California Wildfire Hundreds of firefighters were struggling Saturday to contain a massive wildfire that has so far killed 2 people and burned at least 100 homes and  ravaging lakeside communities in Central California. The Erskine Fire broke out Thursday afternoon in the foothills of Kern County about 42 miles northeast […]

The Fed Policy Makers are Fighting for Their Lives

The Fed Policy Makers are Fighting for Their Lives

The Fed Policy Makers are Fighting for Their Lives Something interesting happened the Friday (Quad Witching) before Brexit; trading volume exploded on a decline in the Dow Jones.  In the BEV chart below I inserted the daily trading volume (mils) for the Dow Jones instead of the usual BEV values to highlight what happened. It […]

Florida is the Fishing and Boating Capital of the World

Florida is the Fishing and Boating Capital of the World

Florida leads the nation in family fishing and boating spots Nine locations in Florida are recognized as prime places for outdoor family fun Florida swept the Take Me Fishing™ 2016 “Top 100 Family Friendly Places to Boat and Fish in the U.S.” list, hosting the top four locations with nine locations on the list in […]

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