Infrastructure Spending will Continue to Power ASEAN and Asia

Infrastructure Spending will Continue to Power ASEAN and Asia






The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) annual operations exceeded the $30 billion mark for the first time in its 50-year history last year as regional demand for development finance and knowledge — particularly on infrastructure — continues to grow, according to the bank’s 2016 Annual Report (AR) released today. ADB’s total lending in 2016, including cofinancing, […]






HEFFX Update

HEFFX Update






HEFFX Update Online Presence Livetradingnews.com and HEFFX.com are undergoing rebuilds. LTN will focus on research in the USA and the Emerging Markets of Asia and the Middle East. HEFFX will expand it’s growing business in consulting Ecommerce Ecommerce remains a focus of our developments, Ecommerce in Emerging Markets will be a primary objective over the […]






Thailand Remains an Attractive Investment Destination

Thailand Remains an Attractive Investment Destination






Thailand Remains an Attractive Investment Destination Over the last four decades, Thailand has made remarkable progress in social and economic development, moving from a low-income country to an upper-income country in less than a generation. As such, Thailand has been one of the widely cited development success stories, with sustained strong growth and impressive poverty […]






Global Business Executives are Bullish

Global Business Executives are Bullish






Global Business Executives are Bullish – The 2017 A.T. Kearney Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index® shows investors regard FDI as a growth opportunity amid rising anti-globalization sentiment – The US holds the top spot, with Germany rising to take the 2nd position and China falling to 3rd. Rounding out the top 5, the UK moves […]






President Trump’s Team is Drafting Tax Reform Legislation

President Trump’s Team is Drafting Tax Reform Legislation






President Trump’s Team is Drafting Tax Reform Legislation US President Donald Trump’s administration is working on a new tax reform legislation  that goes beyond the House of Representatives’ tax reform blueprint, according to the latest reports I have received. “The House can go and do what they want to do. We are going to formulate […]






Godolphin Fantasy Stable League Round 2

Godolphin Fantasy Stable League Round 2






Godolphin Fantasy Stable League Round 2 Godolphin has officially launched Round Two of the Godolphin Fantasy Stable League, an interactive online gaming competition designed specifically for fans of horseracing. Timed to coincide with the start of the flat racing season in Europe and America, the launch follows on from the successful Fantasy League which ran […]






The Next Big Thing: Industrial Internet of Things

The Next Big Thing: Industrial Internet of Things






Industrial companies are planning to commit approximately $907 million annually to their Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) initiatives, according to a new PwC report launched in coincidence with the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) in Abu Dhabi. The Chief Information Officer’s (CIO’s) role in defining a company’s strategy has become more important than ever, […]






American’s Financial Expectations at Odds with Reality

American’s Financial Expectations at Odds with Reality






American’s Financial Expectations at Odds with Reality A new survey finds our expectations at odds with the financial reality of today’s retirees Setting a retirement savings goal can feel like a crap shoot. How can you calculate your expenses, especially for health care, five, 10, 50 years from now? If you’ve punted, you have company. […]






Starting a Business from Scratch, Some “Scary” Issues

Starting a Business from Scratch, Some “Scary” Issues






Starting a Business from Scratch, Some “Scary” Issues Starting from scratch can be both exciting and frightening for entrepreneurs. This is true whether you’re a 1st-time entrepreneur or you have ecently quit your day job to start up a new company. Right now your future has no limits. You might be building the next billion […]






The Volatility (VIX) Index and What it Means to Investors

The Volatility (VIX) Index and What it Means to Investors






The Volatility (VIX) Index and What it Means to Investors $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $GLD The Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index (VIX) usually moves opposite to the stock market, meaning when stocks are up, the VIX is down, and vice versa. But lately, even though the S&P 500 is on the rise, the VIX […]






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 […]






SEC Approved Crowdfunding for Equity Investors

SEC Approved Crowdfunding for Equity Investors






SEC Approved Crowdfunding for Equity Investors As crowdfunding took off, many serious investors noted that something was missing from the process. Savvy investors want to put money into a promising crowdfunded product, but they also want more than an early edition of the product or a branded T-shirt for their money. This difference has made crowdfunding […]






Why Buy This Bull Market or Not Buy It

Why Buy This Bull Market or Not Buy It






Why Buy This Bull Market or Not Buy It $SPY Below are some of the reasons given as to why investors should “Buy” this Bull Market, as follows: 1. Investor Confidence Is Soaring There is little doubt that since the election both investor and consumer confidence has soared. In fact, confidence (soft data) has become […]






The Tooth Fairy Index

The Tooth Fairy Index






An unlikely but accurate economic indicator, Tooth Fairy payouts are soaring, posting record gains in 2016 and early 2017. According to the Original Tooth Fairy Poll, sponsored by Delta Dental, the Tooth Fairy’s cash payouts have jumped to an all-time high over the past year, up to an average of $4.66 compared to $3.91 in […]






Stanley Druckenmiller Changed His Mind About Gold

Stanley Druckenmiller Changed His Mind About Gold






Stanley Druckenmiller Changed His Mind About Gold $GLD, $DIA After the US Presidential election, billionaire hedge fund manager Stanley Druckenmiller made headlines by announcing that he had sold all of his Gold on 8 November. Yes, sold all of his Gold on Donald Trump’s election as President. He said that the way he saw the […]






Gold & Inflation Moving Higher, Faster

Gold & Inflation Moving Higher, Faster






Gold & Inflation Moving Higher, Faster $GLD Investors are buying Gold by relying on simple investment-related mathematics Gold will follow inflation to much higher price marks, some say as high a 5,000 oz long term, I have called it at 2,500 in the mid to long term. “Gold is going up faster than the stock market,” […]






Bank Card Default Rate Hits 42-Month High

Bank Card Default Rate Hits 42-Month High






Bank Card Default Rate Hits 42-Month High Data through January 2017, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices and Experian for the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices, a comprehensive measure of changes in consumer credit defaults, shows the composite rate up three basis points from the previous month at 0.92% in January. The bank card […]






U.S. Mutual Fund and ETF Asset Flows for January 2017

U.S. Mutual Fund and ETF Asset Flows for January 2017






Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, today reported estimated U.S. mutual fund and exchange-traded fund (ETF) asset flows for January 2017. The new administration’s promises of tax cuts and infrastructure spending spurred confidence in U.S. equities in late 2016, but the majority of the flows redirected to fixed-income and international-equity […]






FX News: Trading China’s RMB

FX News: Trading China’s RMB






FX News: Trading China’s RMB China’s RMB closed up 0.012 at 6.864. Volume was 42% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 68% narrower than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 6.852 6.871 6.852 6.864 1,230 Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bearish Long Term: Bullish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: 6.87 6.90 […]






China Economic Data Shows Stability and Growth

China Economic Data Shows Stability and Growth






China’s economy as a whole, the PPI data offered a broad positive as rising prices could boost corporate profits and help contain financial risks. Tuesday’s data also showed the consumer price index (CPI) grew 2.5 percent year on year last month, fractionally above market expectations of 2.4 percent. Food prices, which account for about one-third […]






Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) Downgraded as it Pushes Racial Divide

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) Downgraded as it Pushes Racial Divide






Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) Downgraded as it Pushes Racial Divide Netfix thought their new racist series Dear White People would be a hit, but the indications are it will be a disaster and lead to many customers cancelling their subscriptions. Netflix like much of Hollywood operates in an extreme left agenda pushing socialism and racial division […]






IMF Calls Out Merkel and the EU, Finally

IMF Calls Out Merkel and the EU, Finally






International Monetary Fund (IMF) accuses EU countries of running excessive deficits, distorted budgets and poor compliance with financial rules in the single currency area. The IMF working paper called Fiscal Politics in the Euro Area analyzes data from 19 countries participating in the eurozone over 1999–2015. It reveals the public-debt-to-GDP ratio of the euro area […]






Live Trading News Joins Talk Markets

Live Trading News Joins Talk Markets






Live Trading News Joins Talk Markets Ever notice how websites about market news and commentary are the same for every visitor? Why? Each user has his or her own unique interests and preferences, yet the standard monolithic approach ensures what everyone sees is identical. We believe your experience should be as unique as you. That […]






China: A Year of Economic Success

China: A Year of Economic Success






At this year’s Spring Festival Xi lauded China’s continued economic growth as well as the deepened reform it underwent in 2016, pointing to improved lives of the people, advanced rule of law and strict governance of the CPC, as well as progress made in the war against poverty. China’s rural population living in poverty decreased […]






George Soros’ Connection Women’s Marching in America

George Soros’ Connection Women’s Marching in America






George Soros’ Connection Women’s Marching in America The link between perhaps Hillary Clinton’s largest donor and the Women’s March is significant In the pre-dawn darkness of Friday’s Presidential Inauguration Day, I faced a choice, as a lifelong liberal feminist who voted for Donald Trump for President: lace up my pink Nike sneakers to step forward and take […]






Globalization, a New World or a Dead End

Globalization, a New World or a Dead End






Globalization, a New World or a Dead End Economic globalization is at a Crossroad, the next step to be taken by major players will lead to either a New World or a Dead End. The world is a place in time when protectionism, populism and isolationism are on the rise in the developed countries, as […]






China’s ‘New Normal’ Driving Study Economic Growth

China’s ‘New Normal’ Driving Study Economic Growth






China’s ‘New Normal’ Driving Study Economic Growth China will remain as an engine of global economic growth in Y 2017 due to its stability in an uncertain international context, said Argentine sociologist Josefina de Rosa. China’s “New Normal” of economic growth has allowed its economy to grow steadily, de Rosa said, citing China’s average growth of […]






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Free 1 Month Trial of Metastock Xenith






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