China Economic Update

China Economic Update

China’s manufacturing sector expanded at a slower but stable pace in October, according to official data Tuesday. The manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) came in at 51.6, moderating from 52.4 in September and 51.7 in August, according to the National Bureau of Statistics. A reading above 50 indicates expansion, while below reflects contraction. NBS statistician […]

Investing in China After the CPC

Investing in China After the CPC

Investing in China After the CPC Investors in China including HEFFX paid close attention to the 19th National Congress to help guide them in to what will become the hot areas of the Chinese Economy. For those of us looking to gauge the growth trajectory of China’s economy over the next five years, meaningful hints […]

China Has a Political Advantage for Growth

China Has a Political Advantage for Growth

Some Western countries have been doubting China’s political system, especially the Communist Party of China (CPC)’s status as the only ruling party, despite the country’s success in hosting the Beijing Olympic Games, developing into the world’s second largest economy and becoming a leading innovator in mobile technology. It is a ruling party’s ability to make […]

Hedge Fund Performance Point to Growth in USA

Hedge Fund Performance Point to Growth in USA

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for October 2017 measured 2.69%, down from 3.72% in September. “SS&C GlobeOp’s Forward Redemption Indicator of 2.69% for October, 2017 reflects improved levels of redemption notices as compared to the 3.40% reported a year ago for October, 2016. This marks the ninth consecutive month of lower year-over-year comparisons for […]

China Economy is Set to Explode

China Economy is Set to Explode

China is set to raise the curtain for the national gathering of one of the world’s largest political parties on Wednesday. The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) will “make new strategic arrangements for the country’s reform and development over the next five years and beyond,” Tuo Zhen, spokesman for the […]

You and the US Stock Market: Big Q’s & A’s

You and the US Stock Market: Big Q’s & A’s

You and the US Stock Market: Big Q’s & A’s $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The US and global stock markets have hit record highs this year, as investors celebrate their gainers. But the record do not seem instilling a sense of excitement in everyone. Some investors are nervous, certain that a major correction is overdue, […]

US President Trump Poised to Change Fed Leadership +

US President Trump Poised to Change Fed Leadership +

US President Trump Poised to Change Fed Leadership + $GLD,$SLV, $PPLT, $USD Every US President gets the chance to influence Fed policy through nominations to the central bank’s Board of Governors. But, most often, that chance is limited to a small number of nominations, 3 max, including a nomination for Chairperson. But President Trump is […]

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, […]

Become a Racehorse Owner

Become a Racehorse Owner

Become a Racehorse Owner Price:$1000.00 Shipping: $0.00 Add to Cart Member Member $1000 VIP, private-guided, tour of Farm or Stable (2 persons), including picnic lunch at Farm and photo opportunity with our Stallion (*both lunch and photo need to be scheduled in advance in order to guarantee the best experience for your party). Horseshoe from a […]

Stock Market News (European Open)

Stock Market News (European Open)

Andreas Georgiou, XM Investment Research Desk With the close of Asian markets, Japan’s Nikkei 225 and Topix indices were down by 0.6% and 0.3% respectively. The former managed to close in the green only once this week, specifically yesterday when it rose by 0.2%. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 was 0.3% lower. The Shanghai Composite was flat […]

GoPro Inc (NASDAQ:GPRO) Sell the Rally

GoPro Inc (NASDAQ:GPRO) Sell the Rally

GoPro Inc (NASDAQ:GPRO) Sell the Rally GoPro Inc ::GoPro expects third-quarter 2017 revenue and gross margin will be at the high-end of guidance. GoPro – revenue and gross margin for Q3 of 2017 are both expected to be at high end of previously announced respective ranges of between $290-$310 million and 36-38 percent.​ GoPro Inc […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock Crossed Above Analysts Targets

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock Crossed Above Analysts Targets

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock Crossed Above Analysts Targets $RACE Shares of Ferrari NV (NYSE:RACE) have crossed above the average analyst 12-month target price of $111.50, finishing Monday, 21 August at 112.85/share marking an all-time high. When a stock reaches the target an analysts set there are 2 ways to react: Downgrade on valuation, or Re-adjust their […]

Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) Takes a Beating

Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) Takes a Beating

Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) Takes a Beating Revenue from continuing operations rose 0.4% to $28,205 million Profit from continuing operations grew 1.1% to $3,874 million Telstra’s profit fell 33%, but this is due to profits from the sale of Autohome in 2016 that were not repeated this year. Telstra maintained its dividend at 31 cents […]

Race Horse Syndication

Race Horse Syndication

Race Horse Syndication We love horse racing, in our business at Knightsbridge we have a focus on breeding and bloodlines, if you are in the market for a horse or are looking to sell it would behoove you (pun intended) to contact us. Beyond investing Knightsbridge is a premier lifestyle, business and thoroughbred club and […]

Keep Knowledge Coming into Your Life

Keep Knowledge Coming into Your Life

Keep Knowledge Coming into Your Life Ben Franklin said: “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” Investing in Knowledge, some things to do Naps: Naps can dramatically increase learning, memory, awareness, creativity, and productivity. Pulling from the results of more than 10 years of experiments, nap researcher Sara Mednick of the University of California, […]

Keeneland September Sale Will Set Records

Keeneland September Sale Will Set Records

Keeneland September Sale Will Set Records The thoroughbred breeding industry around the world is booming and Keeneland will set brand new records this year. If you are intereseted in investing in the Thoroughbred industry now is the time, Contact us or complete the form at the bottom of this article. Keeneland announced the expansion of […]

The Trump Rally Swells Retirement Accounts Balances

The Trump Rally Swells Retirement Accounts Balances

The Trump Rally Swells Retirement Accounts Balances $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Retirement savings account balances have hit all-time highs. A string of record 401(k) and IRA account totals now stretches across three consecutive quarters, according to Q-2 data from Fidelity Investments. The data covers 22,155 companies and 15.1-M 401(k) plan participants, as well as 8.8-M […]

830m Young People are Online

830m Young People are Online

New data released by the International Telecommunication Union, ITU, the United Nations’ specialised agency for information and communication technologies, ICTs, shows that 830 million young people are online, representing 80 percent of the youth population in 104 countries. The ITU’s ICT Facts and Figures 2017 also shows a significant increase in broadband access and subscriptions, […]

Dubai Digital Evolution Index Shows Growth

Dubai Digital Evolution Index Shows Growth

Dubai Digital Evolution Index Shows Growth The World Economic Forum, WEF, has released its Digital Evolution Index, DEI, for 2017, classifying the UAE as a “Stand Out” country with an overall score of 3.22, which makes it the most advanced market in the Arab world and 22nd on a global level. Stand Out countries are […]

Weakening USD is Positive for Gold & Silver

Weakening USD is Positive for Gold & Silver

Weakening USD is Positive for Gold & Silver $GLD, $USD, $SLV The US Dollar (.DXY) Index has been moving lower, retreating 9% in 5 months, from 102 in March to its current 93.39. Not surprisingly, Gold has risen almost 10% in USD terms during this frame. Earlier this year many participant expected USD to continue its […]

Larneuk Stud Show Strong Support for New Sires

Larneuk Stud Show Strong Support for New Sires

Larneuk Stud Show Strong Support for New Sires It has been a busy time at Larneuk with a procession of new Mares arriving to support the 2 new Sires, Wolf Cry and Honorius. Larneuk Stud has all the facilities required to cater for broodmares and the healthy development of the growing Thoroughbred. Larneuk Stud has […]

What it Takes to be Successful, Do You have it?

What it Takes to be Successful, Do You have it?

What it Takes to be Successful, Do You have it? Some Characteristics of an Entrepreneur Bound for Success Check out this visual list of character traits common among successful entrepreneurs. Nine out of ten startups will fail. Do you have what it takes to succeed? It might seem like the founders who succeed have some inherent […]

Hyped Crypto-Currencies Take a Beating

Hyped Crypto-Currencies Take a Beating

Hyped Crypto-Currencies Take a Beating Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bearish Long Term: Bullish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: 2,376.34 2,373.74 1,287.78 Volatility: 106 114 78 Volume: 0 0 0 Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on the Bullish or Bearish trend […]

Is Qatar Really Funding Terrorism

Is Qatar Really Funding Terrorism

Proof points and key messages on Qatar’s funding and support of terrorism and extremism will be brought to the limelight at a seminar to be organised in Brussels on Tuesday, July 18th, by the Trends Research and Advisory. The first such gathering in the European Union Capital since the onset of the Qatari crisis, the […]

UAE Ready for Extended Low Oil Price

UAE Ready for Extended Low Oil Price

The UAE is successfully adjusting to the new “lower-for-longer” oil environment, and the government’s economic initiatives have been broadly in line with global and regional trends, an International Monetary Fund study has affirmed. The study, published by the IMF on its website, commends the progress made by the UAE over the past years to “strengthen […]

Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP) Market Leader in China

Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP) Market Leader in China

Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP) Market Leader in China Growth for Ctrip.Com International Ltd 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year Sales % 76.45 52.83 40.61 EPS (TTM) % -142.54 — — Dividend % — — —   Analyst Recommendations and Revisions 1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month Ago 2 Month Ago 3 Month Ago (1) BUY […]

Apex Development Public Company Limited (BKK:APX) On Path to Growth

Apex Development Public Company Limited (BKK:APX) On Path to Growth

Apex Development Public Company Limited (BKK:APX) On Path to Growth Apex laying out the foundation for a strong and stable growth. Apex announced reduction of Par value of 0.50 Baht/share to write-off accumulated loss. Shareholders need not be concerned as share volume remains the same and trading in Stock Market can be conducted as normal. […]

From Dreams to Reality, Making it Happen

From Dreams to Reality, Making it Happen

From Dreams to Reality, Making it Happen “Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve.” — Napoleon Hill We are only limited by the workings of the mind and its ability to intelligently structure conditions to make Dreams happen. Once you are ready and desire specific changes in your life, the process of […]

Changes From the SEC: Confidentiality is Key

Changes From the SEC: Confidentiality is Key

Changes From the SEC: Confidentiality is Key In a recent effort to foster increased public offering activity, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced on 29 June 2017 that it will permit all companies to submit voluntary draft registration statements relating to initial public offerings (IPOs), certain follow-on offerings and national securities exchange listings […]

Agriculture Barometer

Agriculture Barometer

Agriculture Barometer U.S. agricultural producers indicated their farm operations’ financial positions are stronger than at this time in 2016, but expressed concerns that they might not meet their 2017 financial targets, according to a monthly producer survey conducted as part of the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer. The barometer, which is based on a […]

Global Stock Investors Seeing Record Market Highs

Global Stock Investors Seeing Record Market Highs

Global Stock Investors Seeing Record Market Highs $DIA, $SPY, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Year to Date (YTD) investors in global stock markets are seeing record highs. Record marks for the widely-followed country indexes occurred in the context of notably low volatility, adding to investor comfort and a sense of accomplishment. All of this was accompanied […]

US Economy: Manufacturing ISM

US Economy: Manufacturing ISM

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in June, and the overall economy grew for the 97th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. The report was issued today by Timothy R. Fiore, CPSM, C.P.M., Chair of the Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) Manufacturing Business Survey Committee: “The […]

China Economy Rebounding

China Economy Rebounding

China Economy Rebounding “China’s growth is an incredible contribution to the global economy,” said Klaus Schwab, the World Economic Forum (WEF) founder and executive chairman. China has been a major stabilizer and driving force for the world economy, contributing more than 30 percent of recent growth. Its GDP in Q1 grew 6.9 percent year on […]

Xi Jinping Arrives in Hong Kong

Xi Jinping Arrives in Hong Kong

Xi Jinping Arrives in Hong Kong Chinese President, Xi Jinping, arrived in Hong Kong this morning to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese rule, while several prominent pro-democracy activists remained in custody after being arrested the previous day. Xi arrived in the former British territory just before noon local time, according […]

Computer Software is Disrupting Traditional Industries Worldwide

Computer Software is Disrupting Traditional Industries Worldwide

Computer Software is Disrupting Traditional Industries Worldwide $IBM, $FB, $AMZN, $GOOGL, $MSFT Software will disrupt most traditional industries everywhere in the next 5-10 years. Uber is a software tool, they do not own cars not 1, and are now the biggest taxi company in the world Airbnb is now the biggest hotel company in the […]

Hong Kong Real Estate Report

Hong Kong Real Estate Report

Paul Chan Mo-po, today repeated his warning for home buyers to be cautious, saying the property market is “irrationally stimulated.” Chan urged buyers to be careful about what they can afford, adding that further price rises are likely. “The fundamentals of the property market have been changed, both in terms of supply and in terms […]

Managed Money Said Monday, “We are not worried at all about tech”

Managed Money Said Monday, “We are not worried at all about tech”

Managed Money Said Monday, “We are not worried at all about tech” $AAPL, $AMZN, $FB, $GOOGL, $MSFT Selling in the high flying technology sector extended to its 2nd trading day Monday, with the NAS Comp seeing it biggest 2-day loss since September 2016 The tech selling dragged down all 3 major US stock market indexes, […]

Do Not Let Outlandish ER Charges Break Your Bank

Do Not Let Outlandish ER Charges Break Your Bank

Do Not Let Outlandish ER Charges Break Your Bank I just read a new analysis of US medical bills has found hospitals typically charge uninsured ER (emergency room)  patients 4X as much as the take from Medicare for the same service. The study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that ER patients routinely pay more […]

Some Key Rules When Trading the Markets

Some Key Rules When Trading the Markets

Some Key Rules When Trading the Markets $DIA,  $SPY,  $QQQ,  $VXX “The investor’s chief problem, and even his worst enemy, is likely to be himself.” – Benjamin Graham Below is a list of the Key stock trading rules when the markets are trading at highs, they are not new. Successful investor use them daily,  the […]

Honorius to Stand at Stud for Knightsbridge

Honorius to Stand at Stud for Knightsbridge

Honorius to Stand at Stud for Knightsbridge The proven Australian race horse Honorius will stand at for Knightsbridge in Australia and in the Northern Hemisphere in 2018. Bred to be a Champion Honorius is a 7 year stallion with an impeccable pedigree and strong racing credentials that will prove to be popular in Australia, Hong […]

Knightsbridge Race Horse Syndication

Knightsbridge Race Horse Syndication

Race Horse Syndication We love horse racing, in our business at Knightsbridge we have a focus on breeding and bloodlines, if you are in the market for a horse or are looking to sell it would behoove you (pun intended) to contact us. Beyond investing Knightsbridge is a premier lifestyle, business and thoroughbred club and […]

Aggressive Fed Could Upset Markets, Gold is the Hedge

Aggressive Fed Could Upset Markets, Gold is the Hedge

Aggressive Fed Could Upset Markets, Gold is the Hedge $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $GLD, $SLV The mins from this month’s FOMC meeting outline an aggressive agenda that may upset financial markets in the months ahead. Fed officials said the plan is cautious, and stocks rallied on the news. The Big Q: How safe should participants […]

Irresponsible Economists make Wildly Exaggerated Calls for Global Recession

Irresponsible Economists make Wildly Exaggerated Calls for Global Recession

Irresponsible Economists make Wildly Exaggerated Calls for Global Recession The US is decisively in a growth rate cycle upturn, which began last year just after the Presidential  election. Very savvy BCA Research Chief Economist Martin Barnes and ECRI Co-founder Lakshman Achuthan provided an outlook of the US economy that surely contradicts the consensus sentiment of […]

George Soros Betting Against President Trump and America

George Soros Betting Against President Trump and America

George Soros Betting Against President Trump and America $DIA,  $SPY,  $QQQ,  $VXX Billionaire left-wing investor George Soros has increased what so far has been a losing bet against the US stock market and by extension President Trump and the American economy, he will get hammered. Notably, the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) 12.18, -2.48, -16.9% better […]

UAE Supports China’s Belt and Road Infrastructure Deal

UAE Supports China’s Belt and Road Infrastructure Deal

Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of State and Group CEO of ADNOC, has written an OpEd for China’s Xinhua News Agency, referring to the event as an important milestone in the development of China’s historic effort to transform the economies of the Old Silk Road, saying that the UAE strongly supports the initiative and […]

Thailand to Benefit from Growing China – Russia Trade

Thailand to Benefit from Growing China – Russia Trade

Thailand to Benefit from Growing China – Russia Trade The rapidly growing China/Russia Trade deals will drive economic growth throughout ASEAN, Thailand with it’s strong manufacturing and agricultural base is one of the countries with the most to gain in the changing nature of global trade. The Thai-China rail link will become a major trade […]

Top Asian Stocks to Own Now

Top Asian Stocks to Own Now

Top Asian Stocks to Own Now E-commerce powerhouses in China are extremely bullish about strengthening trade ties and invigorating economic activities in economies along the Belt and Road Initiative, industry observers said. They said that as fast-growing mobile and internet usage propels consumer spending, an ever-widening array of “Made in China” items will be at […]

Thai Stocks: HEFFX Initiates Coverage of Apex Development Public Company Limited (BKK:APX)

Thai Stocks: HEFFX Initiates Coverage of Apex Development Public Company Limited (BKK:APX)

Thai Stocks: HEFFX Initiates Coverage of Apex Development Public Company Limited (BKK:APX) HEFFX Rating Must Own HEFFX Target 3 Baht in 2018 Apex Development Public Company Limited is a Thailand-based company engaged in the real estate development business. It is primarily involved in the development of condominium and hotel properties. The Company develops residential properties […]

HEFFX to Initiate Coverage of Thai Stocks

HEFFX to Initiate Coverage of Thai Stocks

HEFFX to Initiate Coverage of Thai Stocks HEFFX rate Thailand as one the prime emerging market economies for long term investing. The Stock Exchange of Thailand is a well regulated venue for the foreign investor and home to many quality companies. The outlook for Thailand is strong. Over the last four decades, Thailand has made […]

Value Investing Generates Higher Returns, Lower Risk

Value Investing Generates Higher Returns, Lower Risk

Value Investing Generates Higher Returns, Lower Risk $BRK.A, $SHLD GuruFocus founder Charlie Tian, PhD’s book, Invest Like a Guru: How To Generate Higher Returns At Reduced Risk With Value Investing. Dr. Tian doesn’t have a background in finance. He is a physicist expert in fiber optics and lasers. Perhaps because of his non-financial background Dr. […]

Real Estate Investing: Guaranteed Returns

Real Estate Investing: Guaranteed Returns

Investing in Real Estate, Dubai and Thailand Very low interest rates make investments in properties a very interesting option. Even better, HEFFX has on offer some very high, guaranteed Return on Investment (ROI) deals that guarantee your return for 5 to 10 years. The property markets we have selected are very stable with considerable upside […]

Trading Hollywood DIS, LGF, SNE

Trading Hollywood DIS, LGF, SNE

Trading Hollywood DIS, LGF, SNE Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS), Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (USA) (NYSE:LGF), Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE)   comScore today announced the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of May 7, 2017, as compiled by the company’s theatrical measurement services. As the trusted official standard for real-time worldwide box office […]

Doing Business in Asia Requires Expertise

Doing Business in Asia Requires Expertise

Doing Business in Asia Requires Expertise There is no reason to compromise high standards when it comes to production and/or personal interactions, Harmony is Key. This is an outline some of HeffX’s expertise in Asia business dealings. Whether you operate in the businesses of manufacturing, services, or in the for-profit education industry arenas, growth brings opportunity. […]

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 […]