A New Round of Growth is Coming to China

A New Round of Growth is Coming to China

China has moved to support the issuance of rental properties-backed securities to help finance a burgeoning rental housing market, a crucial part of its planned policy package that aims to stabilize the real estate sector. The real estate investment trust (REIT), a means of property asset securitization, will be piloted for developers to raise funds, […]

Waves of African Refugees Heading to Europe

Waves of African Refugees Heading to Europe

Waves of African Refugees Heading to Europe Islamic State leaders who fled Syria are now conspiring with terrorist groups in Africa to use food as a recruitment tool and weapon to trigger another migrant crisis in Europe, the head of the UN World Food Program has warned. David Beasley said that Islamic State (IS, formerly […]

US Preparing in Invade Syria?

US Preparing in Invade Syria?

The United States will expand its role in Syria, Secretary of Defense James Mattis has said. The expansion comes in response to increased Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) offensives in the region. “Right now we are not withdrawing,” Mattis told the Senate Armed Services Committee. “We are continuing the fight, we are going to expand […]

Tax Cuts Power Up Economy in China

Tax Cuts Power Up Economy in China

China will make further tax cuts worth over 60 billion yuan (about 9.5 billion U.S. dollars) to drive innovation and entrepreneurship and boost the development of small and micro businesses, a State Council executive meeting presided over by Premier Li Keqiang decided on Wednesday. The move aims to reduce the cost for innovation and entrepreneurship, […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: DJIA near term looks Bearish.PE DJIA at 24083.83, +0.25% and while the index trades below 24500, 23250 and 23200 open targets. DAX at 12422.30, -1.02% is down, and may come off to 12100 if it does not bounce immediately from 12300. Note: ear term looks Bearish for […]

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Nothing new. PE Brent Crude at 74.42)is trading above 74 now,  while resistance  76.0-76.5 holds, there could be a pause. A clear break above 76.50 open a test at 78, or baring that some consolidation followed by a dip next week. WTI Crude Oil at 68.41 […]

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing $DXY, $EUR, $JPY, $GBP, $AUD Commentary: USD trading above Key resistance. PE The US Dollar (.DXY) Index at 91.17 breached 90.5-91.0, the Key resistance zone. This strengthening of USD was aided by the move in US yields on the positivity around US GDP. Note: The ECB meeting later Thursday could be important. Any increase in Hawkishness […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: DJIA near term looks Bearish.PE DJIA at 24024.13, -1.74% fell sharply Tuesday contrary to my expectation of moving up from 1st support at 24300. Now, a fall to 23500-23200 is possible this week. Near term looks Bearish to me. DAX at 12550.82, -0.17% is down a […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Nothing new. PE Brent Crude seeing resistance at 73.87, as seen on the 3-day candle. If that holds, the precious Yellow metal could test to 72-71. WTI Crude Oil at 67.67 tested resistance on the daily candle, while that holds the price comes off to 66 or […]

Trump Winning in North Korea

Trump Winning in North Korea

Trump Winning in North Korea US President Donald Trump has praised North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and said he wants a meeting with him “as soon as possible.” Trump also called Kim “very honorable.” “We have been told directly that they would like to have the meeting as soon as possible, and we think that’s […]

Australian Politics: Malcolm Turnbull Protected Big Banks

Australian Politics: Malcolm Turnbull Protected Big Banks

Australian Politics: Malcolm Turnbull Protected Big Banks Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has admitted that he was wrong to oppose a royal commission into the country’s finance sector. Turnbull and his senior colleagues spent two years arguing against an inquiry into Australia’s finance industry, saying it would undermine the economy. The prime minister caved under […]

China on a Growth Path

China on a Growth Path

China has seen a good start to its high-quality development, the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee said Monday. The Chinese economy has maintained its steady growth momentum in the first quarter of this year, as major economic indicators pointed to stronger domestic demand and good coordination between the growth […]

UK Becoming Failed State

UK Becoming Failed State

The Tory government has rejected data suggesting its austerity policies have forced an unprecedented number of people to use food banks in the past year, dismissing the findings as “anecdotal evidence.” According to leading food-bank provider, Trussell Trust, more people than ever are using the facilities with hundreds of thousands failing to meet the cost […]

Syria: Strong Support for Assad with Syrians

Syria: Strong Support for Assad with Syrians

Most Syrians support their president and military, but the BBC presents Britons with a different, one-sided story, a British baroness and member of the House of Lords told RT, after returning from a trip to the war-torn country. Caroline Cox, a baroness and Life Peer in the House of Lords, recently returned from a tour […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Still see more Northside seen for DJIA after a pause to refresh. PE DJIA at 24448.69, -0.058% finished  higher after marking a low at 24324 Monday. The 21-Day MAat 24300 looks like good near term support, which could drive DJIA to 24600-24700. Overall see Dow ranged within 24700-24300 […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Nothing new. PE Brent Crude at 74.20 could test at 76, and 76 is likely a Top medium term and the price could fade to lower to 72-71. WTI Crude Oil at 68.18 is stable now after coming off from 69+, it could see […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk to Employees…

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk to Employees…

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk to Employees… $TSLA For openers “First, congratulations are in order! We have now completed our 3rd full week of producing over 2000 Model 3 vehicles…. This is more than double Tesla’s weekly production rate last year and an amazing feat in the face of many challenges! It is extremely rare […]

US Exporting WTI Crude Oil to EU, Cramps OPEC’s Pricing Plans

US Exporting WTI Crude Oil to EU, Cramps OPEC’s Pricing Plans

US Exporting WTI Crude Oil to EU, Cramps OPEC’s Pricing Plans $USO, $OIL, $XOM, $BP US Crude Oil producers are benefiting from OPEC’s price squeeze and exporting cheaper WTI Crude Oil to Europe in record amounts. Russia alligned with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) last year in cutting Crude Oil output jointly […]

Robert Mueller Knows That a Criminal Investigation of Him is Looming

Robert Mueller Knows That a Criminal Investigation of Him is Looming

Robert Mueller Knows That a Criminal Investigation of Him is Looming Monday, Harvard law professor and author Alan Dershowitz argued, and thus sent a message, that former FBI director and current special counsel Robert Mueller should be investigated for his role in protecting a notorious FBI informant, and that civil liberties are at stake. In […]

Bitcoin Sees Bull Breakout Above Key Resistance at $9000

Bitcoin Sees Bull Breakout Above Key Resistance at $9000

Bitcoin Sees Bull Breakout Above Key Resistance at $9000 $BTCUSD Last week having seen a major Bull Breakout at about $8,300, Bitcoin has now broken Key resistance at $9,000. The world’s #1 cryptocurrency crossed the long-term descending trendline convincingly, and closed well above the major resistance at $8,459 Friday, signaling a Key reversal has been […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Still see more Northside seen for DJIA after a pause to refresh. PE Note: Nearly all major stock market indices seeing 1st resistances, and could either remain stable, crack or break them or dip in here. DJIA at 24462.94, -0.82% came off Friday but while DJIA trades above 24250 […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Nothing new. PE Brent Crude at 73.94 has some chances of moving higher to 75-76 which is important resistance. A fall seen then targeting 72-71 medium term. WTI Crude Oil at 68.19 has room to move to 69.0-69.5 in the next 3-4 sessions before […]

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing $DXY, $EUR, $JPY, $GBP, $AUD Commentary: Seeing some strength ahead for USD. PE The US Dollar (.DXY) Index at 90.372 is testing resistance at 90.25-90.50 on the daily lines. The 90.5-91.0 looks like Key resistance, and a clear break there would imply a Bullish USD medium term. EUR (Euro) at 1.2276 broke below support 1.23 […]

Update: The Legal Status of CBD in the US

Update: The Legal Status of CBD in the US

Update: The Legal Status of CBD in the US $GWPH CBD is the nonpsychoactive component of cannabis and hemp. Unlike the THC in cannabis, CBD does not induce a high, but has many clinical benefits, including the control of seizures and pain Federal drug laws stipulate cannabis is an illegal Class 1 narcotic In states […]

America’s Mayor, Rudy Giuluani to End Robert Mueller’s ‘Witch Hunt’

America’s Mayor, Rudy Giuluani to End Robert Mueller’s ‘Witch Hunt’

America’s Mayor, Rudy Giuluani to End Robert Mueller’s ‘Witch Hunt’ Donald Trump just signed an Ace pitcher and he is about to take the mound to throw a no-hitter in the game against Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the Russia investigation. The new Star taking over is former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani to […]

F1: Do Not Expect Fernando Alonso to Return to Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)

F1: Do Not Expect Fernando Alonso to Return to Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)

F1: Do Not Expect Fernando Alonso to Return to Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) $RACE The word behind the F1 pit wall is that McLaren’s lead driver, Fernando Alonso will ankle the Team at the end of this season. But, his return to The Scuderia is unlikely as his departure from the Maranello outfit’s team at the end […]

Top Dem Says, Mueller’s Investigation ‘Going Up In Smoke’ 

Top Dem Says, Mueller’s Investigation ‘Going Up In Smoke’ 

Top Dem Says, Mueller’s Investigation ‘Going Up In Smoke’ The 5 pages of documents that former FBI Director James Comey wrote in meetings with President Donald Trump in the final months of his tenure at the FBI were released to the public. These documents were critical to the appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel […]

F1: Red Bull’s Aggressive Verstappen Says He Does Not Have a Mental Problem

F1: Red Bull’s Aggressive Verstappen Says He Does Not Have a Mental Problem

F1: Red Bull’s Aggressive Verstappen Says He Does Not Have a Mental Problem $RACE Max Verstappen, 20 anni, Red Bull’s very aggressive driver has been heavily criticized this season for a series of moves which have cost him and Red Bull Racing a large number of points. Young Mr. Verstappen collided with MercedesAMG’s Lewis Hamilton […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Still see more Northside coming for DJIA after a pause to refresh. PE Note: A pause in the momentum indicates that the DJIA may see a dip in here. DJIA at 24664.89, -0.34% is currently trading near important marks, it is important to see if DJIA comes off […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Still see more Northside coming for DJIA after a pause to refresh. PE DJIA at 24748.07,-0.16% looks like it has paused in here. But, it will likely test at 25000-25500 medium term while it holds above Key support at 24500 support. Overall medium term looks Bullish for DJIA […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Safe-havens still in focus and holding. PE Brent Crude at 73.77, and WTI Crude Oil at 68.72 rose and looks Bullish to 75-76 and 70 respectively. Thereafter, see a dip medium term. Gold at 1351.90 is trying to move to 1370, but faces Key […]

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing $DXY, $EUR, $JPY, $GBP, $AUD Commentary: Seeing some strength ahead for USD. PE The US Dollar (.DXY) Index at 89.69 rose after testing support at 89.25 day before Tuesday, and now 89.8 looks like immediate resistance, if it breaks 89.8, then 90.00-90.25 could be next resistance, then a dip. EUR (Euro) at 1.2375 tested […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Still see more Northside coming for DJIA in here. PE DJIA at 24786.63, +0.87% continued to rise as expected, while it trades above 24500 there is room to rise to 25000-25200 into the end of this week or early next. We wait, we see. DAX at 12585.57, […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Safe-havens still in focus and holding. PE Brent Crude at 71.93, and WTI Crude Oil at 66.86 could spend some time consolidating below the major resistances of 74 and 68 respectively. Note: WTI Crude Oil could re-test at 68, and remain stable there. Gold […]

Media is Fabricating Russian Threat

Vladimir Putin, the bear-riding Bond villain, is listening into your inane conversations about picking up milk from the shop or who is shagging who in the office… or so the mainstream media would have you believe. According to sections of the British press – who, let’s be honest, don’t often get carried away like this […]

The Problems in Syria are America’s Fault

The Problems in Syria are America’s Fault Obama started the Syrian crisis funding terrorists but unfortunately Trump has not made things any better. Russia called the strikes that the US, the UK, and France carried out in Syria a “blatant disregard of international law.” Moscow’s envoy to UN said the three countries could have stopped […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Seeing more Northside coming for DJIA after trading lower to sideways for the past several weeks. PE DJIA at 24573.04, +0.87% Monday broke above Key resistance at 24500, if that holds, a move to 25000-25200 or higher is seen in here. Near term is Bullish, as long […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Safe-havens still in focus and holding. PE Brent Crude at 71.66 is down from 74, seeing Brent Crude to 70 in here. WTI Crude Oil at 66.52 has come off from resistance near 68 while that sustains, a fall to 65-64 looks imminent. Gold […]

China Keeps Investing at a Global Level

China Keeps Investing at a Global Level

China’s non-financial outbound direct investment (ODI) continued to see double-digit growth in the first quarter of the year, official data showed Monday. Domestic investors made 25.5 billion U.S. dollars of non-financial ODI in 2,023 overseas enterprises in 140 countries and regions for January-March, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said. The figure was up 24.1 percent […]

Private Business Powers China

Private Business Powers China

The private sector has played a significant part in the long-term rapid development of the Chinese economy, the statistics authority has said. The number of private industrial businesses with annual turnover over 20 million yuan (3.18 million U.S. dollars) stood at 222,000 in 2017, up 17.5 percent from five years ago and accounting for 57.7 […]

Is Trump Listening to Macron, Let’s Hope Not

Is Trump Listening to Macron, Let’s Hope Not

French President Emmanuel Macron has said he convinced his US counterpart that it was “necessary” to keep American troops in Syria. The White House has since reiterated that the troops will go home “as quickly as possible.” In a lengthy interview with French media on Sunday, Macron said he was the reason that US President […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Safe-havens in focus but could fade some. PE Brent Crude at 71.93, and WTI Crude Oil at 66.84 have come off from highs near 73 and 67.5 respectively. Do not see geopolitical developments from last Friday having any real impact on energy markets this week. […]

Russia to Sanction USA

Russia to Sanction USA

Russian lawmakers have drafted a bill suspending cooperation with US companies in the nuclear, missile and aircraft-building spheres, as well as introducing restrictions on imports of alcohol and tobacco produced in the US. “The bill is about alcohol and tobacco products and about ceasing or suspending international cooperation in the nuclear sphere, rocket engine building […]

US Continues to Support ISIS in Syria

US Continues to Support ISIS in Syria

The massive missile strikes the US and allies conducted against Syria actually benefit terrorist groups, and prevented inspectors from proving if chemical weapons were used in Douma, international analysts told RT. Washington, London, and Paris used last week’s alleged chemical attack in Douma, near Damascus, as the pretext for an early morning missile attack on […]

Deep State Led to Attack on Syria

Deep State Led to Attack on Syria

Shortly after Trump announced strikes against Syria on Friday evening, the White House “assessed with confidence” that Damascus was behind the alleged gas attack in Douma – citing social media and “reliable intelligence.” “A large body of information indicates that the Syrian regime used chemical weapons in the Duma area of East Ghutah, near Damascus, […]

Trump Destroys Syria’s Peace Hopes

Trump Destroys Syria’s Peace Hopes

Damascus has come under attack by the US, France and the UK at a time when Syria is returning to peaceful life, after battling a terrorist aggression for years, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said, as it condemned the attack. “First, the Syrian people was subjected to Arab Spring, then Islamic State [IS, formerly ISIS, ISIL], now […]

CellOs Singapore in a Shambles

CellOs Singapore in a Shambles

A letter released from a group called The Convening Shareholders has raised serious doubts about the future of CellOs. Douglas Reid has resigned as company secretary of Cellos. The letter from The Convening Shareholders asks a series of questions that I have actually asked previously, when I did company supporters did not answer any of […]

Trump Makes Critical Error in Syria

Trump Makes Critical Error in Syria

US President Donald Trump has approved military strikes in Syria in retaliation for the alleged chemical attack by the Assad government in Douma, near Damascus, last week. The UK and France joined the operation. “A short time ago, I ordered the United States Armed Forces to launch precision strikes on targets associated with the chemical […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Global stock indices see more Northside in the coming sessions after trading lower to sideways. PE DJIA at 24483.05, +1.21%, and DAX at 12415.01, +0.98% have moved up, and now have important resistances just above current marks. At this writing the futures are flat to unchanged. Note: […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Safe-havens in focus but fading some. PE Brent Crude at 71.79, and WTI Crude Oil at 66.86 are down Friday. Looks like a stable retrace after the recent run. Overall 68 on WTI Crude Oil and 74 on Brent Crude to be tested, and […]

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing $DXY, $EUR, $JPY, $GBP, $AUD Commentary: USD seeing some, but not much, strength in here. PE The US Dollar (.DXY) Index at 89.79 seeing a pause in its move to support at 89.25, then there is  continuing resistance at current marks that will push it down again. EUR (Euro) at 1.2327 dipped from  1.2396 Wednesday […]

The Rise of Protectionism and Global Growth

The Rise of Protectionism and Global Growth

The World Trade Organization said Thursday that it expects strong trade growth through this year and next but warned progress would be “undermined” if governments implement threatened protectionist measures. The WTO forecast 4.4 percent growth in trade volume this year and a more moderate four percent expansion in 2019. But the body’s director-general Roberto Azevedo […]

Mattis Says No Evidence of Chemical Attack in Syria

Mattis Says No Evidence of Chemical Attack in Syria

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis reiterated that the Pentagon still has no independent evidence to confirm that there was a chemical weapons attack in Syria last week. He added that the fact-finding mission by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) may arrive at the site of the alleged attack in the […]

Russia and Syria Defeating ISIS While World Plays Politics

Russia and Syria Defeating ISIS While World Plays Politics

Syrian government troops have gained full control of the Douma enclave, the last militant stronghold in Eastern Ghouta, 10km from Damascus, the Russian Defense Ministry says. The latest development marks a “symbolic event,” according to the head of the Syrian Reconciliation Center, Major-General Yuri Yevtushenko. “The raised state flag over a building in the town […]

Markets and Trade Wars

Markets and Trade Wars

Market gyrations in response to tariff threats from political leaders show that financial traders do not grasp the intricacies of global trade, a senior UN official said Wednesday. Arancha Gonzalez, who heads the International Trade Center (ITC), told reporters that traders have proven too sensitive in the face of “big headline announcements” and “shooting from […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Global stock indices see more Northside in the coming sessions after trading lower to sideways. PE DJIA at 24189.45, -0.90% is trading below 24500 as expected and continues ranged for now with support at 23500. No major movement expected at least in the next 2-3 sessions. DAX at […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Safe-havens back in focus. PE Note: Crude Oil prices surging during the past 2-sessions due to the US-Syria worries and it further boosted Black Gold prices as news of missile strikes on Saudi Arabia were announced.. Brent Crude at 72.39, and WTI Crude Oil […]

Saudi Arabia and Iran: War in Yemen Intensifies

Saudi Arabia and Iran: War in Yemen Intensifies

The Royal Saudi Air Defense intercepted tonight three ballistic missiles fired by Iran-backed Houthi militias, from Saadah and Northern Amran governorates, Yemen, targeting the Kingdom, the official spokesman of Coalition Forces Supporting the Legitimacy in Yemen, announced here tonight. Col. Turki Al-Malki added in statements carried by the Saudi Press Agency that one of the […]

“Regulation of Social Media Firms Is ‘Inevitable'”

“Regulation of Social Media Firms Is ‘Inevitable

“Regulation of Social Media Firms Is ‘Inevitable’” $FB Facebook (NYSE:FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg told a House oversight panel Wednesday that he believes it is “inevitable” there will be regulation of the social media industry and also disclosed to lawmakers that his own data was included in the personal information sold to malicious third parties. “The […]

Trump is Wrong on Syria

Trump is Wrong on Syria

Trump is Wrong on Syria So far Trump has done pretty well as President but his actions is Syria are mistakes that are based on intel from people Obama put in place to destabilize Syria, Trump should be smarter than that, it smacks of the Iraqi WMD falsehoods. There is no evidence of Assad ordering […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Global stock indices see more Northside in the coming sessions after trading lower to sideways for sometime. PE DJIA at 24408, +1.79% rose sharply to close on the highs. Sideways consolidation is likely to continue for some more sessions with a possible test to 1st support […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Safe-havens still not quite out of focus. PE Brent Crude at 70.81 moved up to test 1st resistance near 71 as expected. WTI Crude Oil at 65.38 has some room on the Northside and looks Bullish to 67 before seeing a short dip. Notes: […]

2018 Risk Maps covering Political Risk and Terrorism and Political Violence

2018 Risk Maps covering Political Risk and Terrorism and Political Violence

Today, Aon (NYSE:AON) publishes its 2018 Risk Maps covering Political Risk and Terrorism and Political Violence, produced in conjunction with Continuum Economics and The Risk Advisory Group. Terrorism and Political Violence: Islamic State Poses a Sustained Threat Despite the absence of a spectacular attack by Islamic State (IS) in Southeast Asia in 2017, the jihadist […]

President Trump Posts ‘Big Win’, Xi Aligns

President Trump Posts ‘Big Win’, Xi Aligns

President Trump Posts ‘Big Win’, Xi Aligns $SPY Tuesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping promised to open the country’s economy further and lower import tariffs on products including cars, in a speech seen deescalating trade dispute with the United States. Xi’s comments sent global stock markets higher on hopes that a trade war is averted. Xi […]

Rosenstein Running Personal Attack on President Trump

Rosenstein Running Personal Attack on President Trump

Rosenstein Running Personal Attack on President Trump Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein personally approved Monday’s FBI raid on US President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen. Geoffrey Berman, the Trump-appointed US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, which had jurisdiction, was recused from the Cohen case and not involved in carrying out the […]

China Ready to Grow with or without USA

China Ready to Grow with or without USA

Chinese President Xi Jinping unveiled new measures for expanding reform and opening up Tuesday as China marks the 40th anniversary of the policy this year, heralding “a new phase of opening up” for common prosperity of both China and the world. “China’s reform and opening up meets its people’s aspiration for development, innovation and a […]

Russia May React to US Intervention in Syria

Russia May React to US Intervention in Syria

The head of the Duma defense committee and former commander of Russian airborne troops has said Moscow would take all measures, including military ones, in response to a possible US strike on government forces in Syria. “The double standard policy has overstepped all possible boundaries. At this point, the [pro-Putin parliamentary majority] United Russia party […]

Hungary Rejects Europe’s Cultural Marxism

Hungary Rejects Europe’s Cultural Marxism

The landslide victory for the party of Hungarian PM Viktor Orban has been criticized within the EU and cheered by Euroskeptics, but most agree that it was his stance on the European migrant crisis that secured the popular support. The decisive election win for the Fidesz Party was “a surprise,” to Gabor Stier, political commentator […]

Hillary Clinton Not Welcome in Brexit Talks

Hillary Clinton Not Welcome in Brexit Talks

Scandal ridden Hillary Clinton has weighed into the key Brexit debate over the Irish border, saying it could jeopardize the Good Friday Agreement. Though some are questioning how suitable the “failed politician” is. Speaking on the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, the former US […]

Trump Should Exit Syria

Trump Should Exit Syria

  US President Trump should think long and hard before acting on unsubstantiated accusations that Syria used Chemical Weapons, so far the only evidence of the use of Chemical Weapons has been on once US backed ISIS rebels.   Acting on information from the US Intelligence community has proven to be a disaster before, in […]

US China Trade War May Settle with Talks

US China Trade War May Settle with Talks

Beijing has requested dispute consultations with the United States at the World Trade Organization over US tariffs slapped on imports of Chinese steel and alumium products, according to a WTO document published Tuesday. China’s representative to the world trade body has requested “consultations” with Washington over its decision to impose “additional ad valorem rate of […]

Xi Speaks, Stock Bulls Listen: Risk is On Globally

Xi Speaks, Stock Bulls Listen: Risk is On Globally

Xi Speaks, Stock Bulls Listen: Risk is On Globally $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ A new era in the Age of Prosperity is seen Appetite for risk on is strong Tuesday morning, as Chinese President Xi Jinping offered plans to further open up the 2nd largest economy. Xi’s public speech at the Boao Forum came days after […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 23979.10, +0.19% has been trading within the 23300-24500. The upper mark a 24500 may gradually come down to narrow the trade range to 24250-23300 in the next 3 sessions. DJIA may spend another week in that range before trying to break North […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Safe-havens still not quite out of focus. PE Brent Crude at 68.99, tested 67 and bounced, if the rise continues, it may head back to 70-71 near term. WTI Crude Oil at 63.85 also bounced from suppor. It could move higher to 65. Near […]

Us China Trade War

Us China Trade War

Escalating trade tensions between China and the US is one of the most closely followed issues during this year’s Boao Forum. Some are worried that Chinese tech companies, fintech in particular, will be hurt by Trump’s actions but Dong Qi, founder and CEO of Finup Fintech Group, does not think that the trade conflict will […]

Investors Rotating Leadership from QE ‘Winners’ to QE ‘Losers’

Investors Rotating Leadership from QE ‘Winners’ to QE ‘Losers’

Investors Rotating Leadership form QE ‘Winners’ to QE ‘Losers’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Analysts are expecting investors will shift their holdings as the realization sinks in that the Fed is committed to raising interest rates until a major event compels the central bank to reverse course. That means investments that had strong gains during a […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 23932.76, -2.34% came off sharply Friday after seeing a 2-day bounce from near 23500. Overall the trade region is narrowing within 24300-23300 and DJIA will soon break on either giving us more clarity about direction medium term. DAX at 12241.27, -0.52% […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Safe-havens still not quite out of focus. PE Brent Crude at 67.36 should come down to support at 66, then bounce back to 69. WTI Crude Oil at 62.25 is testing support here. If support at 62 holds, it could move up in the […]

Sadiq Khan Mayor of Murder

Sadiq Khan Mayor of Murder

Sadiq Khan Mayor of Murder Scotland Yard has called an emergency meeting as London is gripped by an “exceptionally high level” of crime. It comes as an ex-senior officer says “police have lost control of the streets.” Community and youth workers have been invited to the Metropolitan Police headquarters, Scotland Yard, as London’s murder investigations […]

Strong Economic Development Seen in the USA

Strong Economic Development Seen in the USA

Strong Economic Development Seen in the USA $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ US stocks were up and down last week, seeming driven by shifting headlines on US-China trade tensions. When in fact the market is consolidating the huge gainer since Donald Trump was elected US President. Now, is very important to distinguish between tariffs that we already […]

The Costs of a Full Blown Trade War, Should One Happen

The Costs of a Full Blown Trade War, Should One Happen

The Costs of a Full Blown Trade War, Should One Happen The US and China have announced tariffs on each other’s goods recently, and have threatened to impose more. Assuming they take effect, the tariffs that China has announced so far on American goods will focus on agricultural products, automobiles, aircraft and chemicals. Although exports […]

Terror Attack in Germany

Terror Attack in Germany

Terror Attack in Germany A vehicle has rammed into a crowd of people in the western German city of Muenster. Four people, including the suspect, were killed in the incident, according to authorities. The number of dead was confirmed by the interior ministry to DPA news agency. Around 30 people are estimated to have been […]

President Trump Staking US Trade Position Vs China and the World

President Trump Staking US Trade Position Vs China and the World

President Trump Staking US Trade Position Vs China and the World The US trade figures for February that were released this week and showed a widening deficit. President Donald Trump’s policies over the past year have been calculated to increase the size of the US trade and current account deficits. One could easily say that the […]

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