Dreamforce (Fastnet Rock) Targets Group 1 Success

Dreamforce (Fastnet Rock) Targets Group 1 Success

Progressive gelding Dreamforce (5g Fastnet Rock x Eskimo Queen, by Shinko King) has been knocking on the door of a stakes success and it came at Rosehill on Saturday when he scored a tenacious victory in the Listed ATC Winter Stakes. Runner-up at his previous outing when a painfully close second in the Listed ATC […]

China Building a Free Trade Network

China Building a Free Trade Network

China Building a Free Trade Network Amid a revival of unilateralism and protectionism across the globe, experts hail efforts to safeguard multilateralism and build an open world economy. China and the European Union (EU) on Monday agreed to jointly work to safeguard the rules-based international order, promote multilateralism and support free trade. The agreement was […]

Hillary Clinton Linked to $1.5b Money Laundering Scheme

Hillary Clinton Linked to $1.5b Money Laundering Scheme

Hillary Clinton Linked to $1.5b Money Laundering Scheme Putin has evidence of some $400 million in illegally earned profits was funneled to the Clinton campaign by associates of American-born British financier Bill Browder Russia’s prosecutor general will demand interviews with American congressmen, security services staff, and other high-profile individuals as it seeks to involve the […]

Trump Remains Committed to North Korea

Trump Remains Committed to North Korea

Trump Remains Committed to North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that there is “no time limit” on dismantling North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, appearing to take a step back from earlier demands for immediate denuclearization. Trump’s remarks came a month after his historic summit with Kim Jong-un, during which the North Korean leader […]

Dr Peter Bablis Takes Health and Wellness to a New Level

Dr Peter Bablis Takes Health and Wellness to a New Level

Dr Peter Bablis Takes Health and Wellness to a New Level Dr Bablis is a unique practitioner with ongoing publications in evidence-based medical research; having a PhD, degrees in Science, Chiropractic, Sports Medicine and Acupuncture, also diplomas in Naturopathy, Clinical Nutrition, Iridology, Medical Herbalism and Homeopathy, Dr Bablis continues with his auxiliary studies. Dr Peter […]

CNN Lies About Putin

CNN Lies About Putin

The US mainstream media’s chorus condemnation of US President Donald Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki has gone so far that CNN claimed Putin had confessed to meddling in US elections. CNN Newsroom anchor Poppy Harlow made the claim on Tuesday while interviewing Marc Lotter, former press secretary for Vice President Mike […]

The Kosciuszko – The world’s richest country race

The Kosciuszko – The world’s richest country race

The Kosciuszko – The world’s richest country race The Honourable Paul Toole MP, Minister for Lands and Forestry, and Minister for Racing today announced the world’s richest country race will now be held on Everest Day at Royal Randwick, with a new $1.3 million race – The Kosciuszko. The race will be restricted to only […]

NSW Racing More Attractive than Ever

NSW Racing More Attractive than Ever

NSW Racing More Attractive than Ever Prizemoney Increases to Drive NSW Racing Forward Racing NSW has consulted widely on its new Strategic Plan and given careful consideration to the matters raised by industry participants. Accordingly, the integral objectives of the plan are defraying the costs of owners, enabling trainers to improve their cash flow and […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Appreciation is Risk

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Appreciation is Risk

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Appreciation is Risk The market’s value orientation is a challenge without a clear growth catalyst. Yen appreciation is another risk. Positives include shareholder-friendly corporate behavior, solid company earnings and support from Bank of Japan stock buying. The dollar rose to 112.41 yen from 112.30 yen late Monday. After Mon.’s balance on […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) A key focus now: how firms are weathering trade disputes

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) A key focus now: how firms are weathering trade disputes

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) A key focus now: how firms are weathering trade disputes The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 6.85 points or 0.21% higher at 3239.64, taking the year-to-date performance to -4.80%. The top active stocks today were DBS, which gained 0.54%, Venture, which gained 3.53%, OCBC Bank, which declined 0.18%, UOB, which declined […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) China to dictate what direction the Australian dollar will move

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) China to dictate what direction the Australian dollar will move

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) China to dictate what direction the Australian dollar will move The Aussie underperformed in the weeks of broad US dollar strength following the FOMC and ECB mid-June meetings but so far in July it has been near the middle of the G10 pack. Weighing on AUD have been a pullback in […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Expect the Pound to be Volatile

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Expect the Pound to be Volatile

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Expect the Pound to be Volatile The UK’s Brexit proposal would see the country effectively retaining full access to the EU single market for goods but losing access for services. It is closer to a “soft Brexit” than many had anticipated, angering some in the pro-Brexit camp. The proposal reflects the […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Currency-Hedged Positions Attractive for U.S.-dollar Investor

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Currency-Hedged Positions Attractive for U.S.-dollar Investor

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) Currency-Hedged Positions Attractive for U.S.-dollar Investor The ECB’s negative interest rate policy has made yields unattractive and vulnerable to the improving growth outlook. We expect core eurozone yields to rise. We are cautious on peripherals given tight valuations, political risks in Italy and the upcoming end to the ECB’s net asset purchases. […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) Set to Open Higher

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) Set to Open Higher

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) Set to Open Higher Australian shares are poised to open higher, bolstered by gains on Wall Street and in Europe. ASX futures up 18 points.. The Australian dollar slips. Here’s a short recap of the Australian market: S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.61% to 6,203.60 ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) disruptions in global trade would pose risks

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) disruptions in global trade would pose risks

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) disruptions in global trade would pose risks The economic backdrop is encouraging, with near-term resilience in China and solid corporate earnings. We like selected Southeast Asian markets but recognize a worse-than-expected Chinese slowdown or disruptions in global trade would pose risks to the entire region. Stable fundamentals, cheapening valuations […]

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Hits 12 Month Low

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Hits 12 Month Low

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Hits 12 Month Low The silver bears have the solid overall near-term technical advantage. Silver bulls’ next upside price breakout objective is closing prices above solid technical resistance at the July high of $16.26 an ounce. The next downside price breakout objective for the bears is closing prices below […]

Russia Hack: Why is Clinton not in Prison

Russia Hack: Why is Clinton not in Prison

CNN the mouthpiece of America’s Deep State is working overtime to distract the public from what was uncovered by whomever hacked DNC emails. Crimes, big obvious indefensible crimes committed by Hillary and her cohorts including CNN staff. By Kelly Riddell, WASHINGTON TIMES The ongoing WikiLeaks dump of Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta’s emails has […]

What Should Investors do with Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Stock?

What Should Investors do with Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Stock?

What Should Investors do with Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Stock? Unmatched earnings momentum, corporate tax cuts and fiscal stimulus underpin our positive view. We like momentum. We prefer quality over value amid steady global growth but rising uncertainty around the outlook. Financials and technology are our favored sectors. Nearly one fifth of the S&P 500 market […]

The NYSE Bitcoin Index (.NYXBT) back into the green today

The NYSE Bitcoin Index (.NYXBT) back into the green today

The NYSE Bitcoin Index (.NYXBT) back into the green today Bitcoin continued to edge higher on Tuesday, extending gains made on the previous day on news that asset-management giant BlackRock has set up a working group to look into cryptocurrencies and blockchain, the technology that underpins them. The market jumped into the green this morning after suffering a worried […]

Tesla, Inc. (NYSE:TSLA) Musk “can stick his submarine where it hurts

Tesla, Inc. (NYSE:TSLA) Musk “can stick his submarine where it hurts

Tesla, Inc. (NYSE:TSLA) Musk “can stick his submarine where it hurts Musk taught himself computer programming at the age of 12. He moved to Canada when he was 17 to attend Queen’s University. He transferred to the University of Pennsylvania two years later, where he received an economics degree from the Wharton School and a […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Investing Heavily in Technology to Remove the Bad Stuff Before It’s Even Reported

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Investing Heavily in Technology to Remove the Bad Stuff Before It’s Even Reported

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Investing Heavily in Technology to Remove the Bad Stuff Before It’s Even Reported There are two ways to get bad content, like terrorist videos, hate speech, porn or violence off Facebook: take it down when someone flags it, or proactively find it using technology. Both are important. But advances in technology, including […]

EU and Japan Free Trade Deal

EU and Japan Free Trade Deal

The European Union’s top officials arrive in Japan Tuesday to sign the single market’s biggest trade deal ever and present a united front as Washington upends the international trade order. EU Council President Donald Tusk and Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker land in Japan after talks in Beijing, where they urged global trade cooperation and warned […]

North and South Korea Building Business

North and South Korea Building Business

South Korea plans to revise a law to foster inter-Korean exchanges and support companies doing business with the North, the unification ministry said Tuesday. The law revision would oblige the government to put any restrictions and bans on economic projects with North Korea to a Cabinet review and provide support to help normalize the operations […]

China Moves for EU Deal

China Moves for EU Deal

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Monday, calling for closer partnership between China and the European Union (EU). “China and the EU are both builders of world peace, contributors to global development and defenders of the international order,” Xi said when meeting with […]

CNN Trys to Create Anti-Russian Sentiment

CNN Trys to Create Anti-Russian Sentiment

CNN have blasted President Donald Trump for not properly confronting Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Helsinki summit. The sight of US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin not attacking each other at the press conference following their summit in Helsinki sent mainstream US media into a spiral of rage. “You have been […]

Venezuela, The Poster Child of Modern Socialism

Venezuela, The Poster Child of Modern Socialism

Venezuela, The Poster Child of Modern Socialism Venezuela is in a state of “economic collapse” with hyperinflation not see since the middle of the last century, the International Monetary Fund said Monday. Despite higher oil prices that are benefitting most exporting nations, the IMF sees a worsening contraction of the economy, which in April already […]

Saudi Arabia Economic Outlook

Saudi Arabia Economic Outlook

The International Monetary Fund on Monday raised its growth forecast for the world’s top crude exporter Saudi Arabia, citing higher oil prices. In its World Economic Outlook update, the IMF said the Saudi economy — which contracted by 0.9 percent last year — would grow by 1.9 percent in 2018, up 0.2 percentage points from […]

Tesla is Imploding as CEO has Tantrum

Tesla is Imploding as CEO has Tantrum

Tesla is Imploding as CEO has Tantrum $TSLA Tesla shares stumbled Monday as chief executive Elon Musk faced criticism over a public spat with a British diver who worked on the Thai soccer team rescue. Shares of the electric car maker were down 3.5 percent in late-morning trading at $307.82 on news that Musk could […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) bullish momentum resting $6,630

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) bullish momentum resting $6,630

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) bullish momentum resting $6,630 Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. The projected upper bound is: 7,313.05. The projected lower bound is: 6,012.94. The projected closing price is: 6,663.00. Candlesticks A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 6 white candles […]

United States Oil (USO) closing below a key short-term level

United States Oil (USO) closing below a key short-term level

United States Oil (USO) closing below a key short-term level Crude-oil prices early Monday were trading sharply lower, with the U.S. benchmark on track to drop beneath a key short-term level that could imply near-term momentum for the commodity is eroding. August West Texas Intermediate crude CLQ8, -0.15% was trading at $69.56 a barrel, off […]

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) direction will be governed by broad U.S. dollar moves

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) direction will be governed by broad U.S. dollar moves

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) direction will be governed by broad U.S. dollar moves The Canadian dollar inched higher overnight. It may be a busy week, but the Canadian dollar’s direction will be governed by broad U.S. dollar moves, at least until the end of the week. On Friday, Canada Retail Sales and Consumer Price Index […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) initial support for the pair aligns at 1.1675

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) initial support for the pair aligns at 1.1675

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) initial support for the pair aligns at 1.1675 The EUR/USD pair traded in a relatively tight 50-pip range on Monday as today’s macroeconomic data releases failed to receive a significant enough reaction from the market to shift the pair’s near-term neutral outlook. As we are approaching the end of the day, the EUR/USD pair […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks fall on soft economy data

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks fall on soft economy data

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) stocks fall on soft economy data Chinese mainland stocks started the week on a soft note, after data showed the country’s economy expanded at a slower pace in the second quarter, while the heated trade war with the US threatened to knock exports. The blue-chip CSI300 index dropped 0.59 percent […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) difficult time setting its next short-term direction

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) difficult time setting its next short-term direction

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) difficult time setting its next short-term direction  The USD/JPY pair is having a difficult time setting its next short-term direction on Monday amid a subdued trading action surrounding the FX markets. After advancing to mid-112 during the first half of the day, the USD/JPY pair lacked a follow-through as this move […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) bulls hang in there while bears look for a test below 0.7400 ahead of RBA minutes

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) bulls hang in there while bears look for a test below 0.7400 ahead of RBA minutes

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) bulls hang in there while bears look for a test below 0.7400 ahead of RBA minutes Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. The projected upper bound is: 0.75. The projected lower bound is: 0.73. The projected closing price is: 0.74. Candlesticks A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than […]

Singapore Dollar: USD/SGD (SGD=X) Upside pressure from a weakened Singapore economy

Singapore Dollar: USD/SGD (SGD=X) Upside pressure from a weakened Singapore economy

Singapore Dollar: USD/SGD (SGD=X) Upside pressure from a weakened Singapore economy Asian currencies were a mixed bag at the start of the new week, with KRW (-0.50%) leading the losses given a bleak economic outlook and risks from the global trade war underscored by officials. INR (-0.21%) was down due to the surge in its […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) higher in back-to-back trading days

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) higher in back-to-back trading days

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) higher in back-to-back trading days The Singapore stock market has moved higher in back-to-back trading days, gathering more than 40 points or 1.2 percent along the way. The Straits Times Index now rests just above the 3,260-point plateau and it’s expected to open in the green again on Monday. The global […]

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Slip Amid Steep Drop In Crude Oil

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Slip Amid Steep Drop In Crude Oil

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) Slip Amid Steep Drop In Crude Oil Gold and silver prices were modestly lower in early-afternoon U.S. trading Monday. Both markets are hovering near their 12-month lows set last week. Scant risk aversion in the marketplace the past several weeks has most traders and investors avoiding the safe-haven metals. […]

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) hovering near their 12-month lows

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) hovering near their 12-month lows

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) hovering near their 12-month lows Technically, the gold bears have the solid overall near-term technical advantage. A three-month-old downtrend is in place on the daily bar chart. Gold bulls’ next upside near-term price breakout objective is to produce a close above solid technical resistance at the July high of $1,266.90. Bears’ […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) poised to open lower, oil plunges

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) poised to open lower, oil plunges

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) poised to open lower, oil plunges Australia stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Gold, Healthcare and A-REITs sectors led shares lower. At the close in Sydney, the S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.45%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/ASX 200 were G8 Education Ltd […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks decline as investors await China data

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks decline as investors await China data

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) stocks decline as investors await China data Investors seek for clues from quarterly economic indicators of the initial economic impact from trade war and ongoing financial deleveraging In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng Index added 0.1 per cent, or 14.22 points, to 28,539.66. The Hang Seng China Enterprises Index, […]

Clinton is the Criminal not Putin

Clinton is the Criminal not Putin

Clinton is the Criminal not Putin As Clinton and the left continue to implode over the prospect of a successful Trump/Putin summit, the President arrived in Helsinki on Monday to meet his Russian counterpart. Trump has made no indication that he will press Putin on alleged election meddling, but told reporters that he intends to […]

G20 Financial Stability Board Takes Aim at Bitcoin

G20 Financial Stability Board Takes Aim at Bitcoin

G20 Financial Stability Board Takes Aim at Bitcoin A financial regulator on Monday unveiled a strategy to monitor whether cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin pose a threat to world economic stability. The plan follows on from a concerted drive by central banks and regulatory bodies to keep cryptocurrencies at bay. In a statement, the Financial Stability […]

China Horse Racing: HKJC’s Conghua Training Centre

China Horse Racing: HKJC’s Conghua Training Centre

China Horse Racing: HKJC’s Conghua Training Centre A momentous new era in Hong Kong racing began with the arrival of the first in-training horses at Conghua Training Centre (CTC) on the Chinese Mainland, marking the integration of CTC into the Hong Kong training system. The shipment of 21 horses – seven each from the Dennis […]

China and Russia back Iran

China and Russia back Iran

China and Russia back Iran The enemy of my enemy is my friend is an ancient proverb which suggests that two opposing parties can or should work together against a common enemy. Moscow and Tehran are expanding economic cooperation, with Russia planning multi-billion dollar investments in Iran’s energy sector. The move comes as major Western […]

Trade War Casualties

Trade War Casualties

Some US manufacturers are delaying investments and raising prices as President Donald Trump escalates trade wars with key US economic partners but most companies report no change, according to a survey released Monday. The National Association for Business Economics also found in its monthly report that members unanimously expected economic growth to continue in the […]

Deutsche Bank Beats

Deutsche Bank Beats

Deutsche Bank Beats Germany’s biggest lender Deutsche Bank said Monday it had far outstripped analysts’ estimates of its earnings in the second quarter, but its bottom line remained short of last year’s performance. The group said it would report net income of “approximately 400 million euros” ($467 million) between April and June — 10.5 percent […]

Elon Musk Failed to Cash in on Thai Cave Incident

Elon Musk Failed to Cash in on Thai Cave Incident

Elon Musk Failed to Cash in on Thai Cave Incident Elon Musk has crashed and burned again, this time he is being ridiculed online for his highly-publicized attempts to cash in on the rescue of trapped Thai boys in a music-playing mini-submarine – which local authorities deemed “impractical.” Thai Navy SEALs have just completed the […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Production Hell Continue To Trickle Out

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Production Hell Continue To Trickle Out

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Production Hell Continue To Trickle Out Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) originally planned to produce 200,000 Model 3 sedans by the end of 2017. When the year ended, it had only made 2,700 of them. Instead of producing a futuristic army of fast-working robots to assemble the electric cars, Tesla has relied heavily on […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) could see more gains ahead

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) could see more gains ahead

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) could see more gains ahead  Checking in on some valuation rankings, Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) has a Value Composite score of 74. Developed by James O’Shaughnessy, the VC score uses five valuation ratios. These ratios are price to earnings, price to cash flow, EBITDA to EV, price to book value, and price to […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) extraordinary price action to the upside

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) extraordinary price action to the upside

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) extraordinary price action to the upside Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. The projected upper bound is: 8,009.25. The projected lower bound is: 7,671.71. The projected closing price is: 7,840.48. Candlesticks A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they […]

The NYSE Bitcoin Index (.NYXBT) Market Rebounds

The NYSE Bitcoin Index (.NYXBT) Market Rebounds

The NYSE Bitcoin Index (.NYXBT) Market Rebounds With the boom in cryptocurrencies, millions of people are buying and selling virtual coins every day. Some of this activity occurs off-line, with people handing each other spending rights to the coins, but most of it happens through the online exchanges. These companies attract millions of dollars and […]

World’s Biggest Oil (USO) Traders are Counting Hefty Losses

World’s Biggest Oil (USO) Traders are Counting Hefty Losses

World’s Biggest Oil (USO) Traders are Counting Hefty Losses The world’s biggest oil traders are counting hefty losses after a surprise doubling in the price discount of U.S. light crude to benchmark Brent in just a month, as surging U.S production upends the market. Trading desks of oil major BP and merchants Vitol , Gunvor […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Valuations Are Baffling

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Valuations Are Baffling

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Valuations Are Baffling You’re about to read about technology stocks, but don’t expect to see a mention of the “B” word (for “bubble”). Some smart analysts recently urged calm about the eye-popping stock market values of a handful of U.S. technology superstars, including Apple Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. The gist is that […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Target $200

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Target $200

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Target $200 Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. The projected upper bound is: 200.14. The projected lower bound is: 180.29. The projected closing price is: 190.21. Candlesticks A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened). During the past 10 bars, there have been 2 white candles […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Looking Good Heading Into Earnings Season

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Looking Good Heading Into Earnings Season

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) Looking Good Heading Into Earnings Season The upside price moves recently in the US Equities markets have been dramatic.  While many people believe the US Equity markets are overvalued and setting up for a top, we believe just the opposite – that the US Equity market and strong US Dollar […]

China and the Trade War

China and the Trade War

China and the Trade War Beijing has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO) against planned US duties on $200 billion worth of Chinese products, China’s Ministry of Commerce announced on Monday. Last week, the ministry said it would immediately file a complaint to the WTO against what it called US unilateralism. In […]

Trump Putin Helsinki

Trump Putin Helsinki The presidents of Russia and the US have begun their meeting in Finland with a handshake and a pledge to discuss frankly all the differences between their countries – and ways to improve a sour relationship. Vladimir Putin of Russia and Donald Trump of the US are holding their first dedicated meeting […]

2017/18 Racing Season in Hong Kong was Exceptional

2017/18 Racing Season in Hong Kong was Exceptional

2017/18 Racing Season in Hong Kong was Exceptional World class sport and incredible global growth underpinned a memorable 2017/18 racing season in Hong Kong, which concluded today, Sunday, 15 July, with overall turnover of HK$124.2 billion, representing a 5.8% increase on the previous season. A crowd of 31,903 turned out at Sha Tin for this […]

Trade War: It’s Still Boom Time in China

Trade War: It’s Still Boom Time in China

Trade War: It’s Still Boom Time in China China’s gross domestic product expanded 6.8 percent year on year in the first half of 2018 to about 41.90 trillion yuan (6.27 trillion U.S. dollars), data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed Monday. In the second quarter, China’s GDP rose 6.7 percent year on year, […]

Boeing Rates as a Strong Buy

Boeing Rates as a Strong Buy

The Boeing Company [NYSE:BA] announced deliveries across its commercial and defense operations for the second quarter of 2018. Major program deliveries during the second quarter were as follows: Major Programs 2nd Quarter 2018 Year-to-Date 2018 Commercial Airplanes Programs    737  137 269    747  1 3    767  5 9    777  13 25    […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Focus on RBA’s Meeting Minutes

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Focus on RBA’s Meeting Minutes

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Focus on RBA’s Meeting Minutes The Aussie found support in equities, settling against its American rival at 0.7423, as Wall Street closed the week with solid gains, offsetting the sour tone of base metals amid concerns related to the escalating trade war between the US and China. The pair, however, has […]

Singapore: Heffx Issues a Buy Rating on STI Index (.STI)

Singapore: Heffx Issues a Buy Rating on STI Index (.STI)

Singapore: Heffx Issues a Buy Rating on STI Index (.STI) Singapore has moved up two spots to place fifth in this year’s Global Innovation Index, while remaining top of the list among countries in South-east Asia, East Asia and Oceania. Singapore remained top of the class for government effectiveness, regulatory quality and foreign direct investment […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) China companies increase share buybacks

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) China companies increase share buybacks

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) China companies increase share buybacks A growing tidal wave of share buybacks, unrivaled in history, has hit the capital markets this year, while the latest escalation in a global trade storm sent China into bear market territory. A string of 84 listed companies at least, including blue chip companies and […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) extending gains from the previous session

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) extending gains from the previous session

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) extending gains from the previous session Asian stocks closed higher on Friday session, extending gains from the previous session, following the overnight rebound on Wall Street as investors shifted focus to the upcoming corporate earnings season amid a lack of escalation in U.S. and China trade tensions. Moreover, Friday’s […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) Set to Open Higher

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) Set to Open Higher

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) Set to Open Higher Australian shares were unchanged at the close of Friday’s session. The S&P/ASX 200 index, close the session at 6,268.400. In the banking space, ANZ Banking, Westpac, National Australia Bank and Commonwealth Bank are lower in a range of 04 percent to 0.5 percent. While, the best performers […]

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) bulls making a fresh attempt to conquer 1.32 handle

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) bulls making a fresh attempt to conquer 1.32 handle

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) bulls making a fresh attempt to conquer 1.32 handle Momentum beyond the mentioned barrier is likely to get extended towards 1.3265 horizontal resistance before the pair eventually aims to reclaim the 1.3300 handle. On the flip side, mid-1.3100s now seems to have emerged as an immediate support, which if broken might […]

Singapore Dollar: It’s Time to Own USD/SGD (SGD=X)

Singapore Dollar: It’s Time to Own USD/SGD (SGD=X)

Singapore Dollar: It’s Time to Own USD/SGD (SGD=X)  Yen, Swiss franc, Singapore dollar and the greenback top picks Emerging market FX seen struggling; Kiwi worst G10 performer If a U.S. or global recession is looming, it’s time to own the Swiss franc, Singapore dollar, U.S. dollar and Japanese yen — and ditch emerging market currencies, […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) correcting lower, but still bullish

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) correcting lower, but still bullish

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) correcting lower, but still bullish The USD/JPY pair peaked at 112.79 at the end of the week, its highest since last January, before easing partially to end Friday at 112.32. Friday’s decline was moderated when compared to previous weekly gains, as the pair held firmly above the 112.00 figure. The positive […]

Silver Markets may see possible correction towards 16.46

Silver Markets may see possible correction towards 16.46

Silver Markets may see possible correction towards 16.46 The strong dollar looks likely to remain a significant headwind for gold this week, with bearish price action in the precious metal looking set to continue despite growing risk aversion. Metals traders will be looking ahead to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s testimony on the economy and […]

French Racing Roundup

French Racing Roundup

French Racing Roundup Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (Gr1) Cracksman (Frankel) is one of the top contenders in the forthcoming Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (Gr1). However, the Anthony Oppenheimer-owned colt, who races in the same colours as the 2015 ‘Arc’ winner Golden Horn, is coming off a disappointing second in the Prince […]

Oil Price: Iran has threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz

Oil Price: Iran has threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz

Iran has threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz, a vital artery for oil shipments from the Middle East. The warning comes in response to the US, which is trying to cut off Iranian crude exports. After pulling out of a landmark international deal curtailing Tehran’s nuclear program, Washington has ordered countries to cease buying […]

US Media Use Fake News in Syria

US Media Use Fake News in Syria

Old images, fiction films and even video games have all been used to spread fake news stories in war-torn Syria — creating all the more work for a media collective debunking them. Protests broke out against Syria’s regime in 2011 and then spun into violent conflict. All along, there has been a continuous stream of […]

Travel News: Visit Montana

Travel News: Visit Montana Travel is a way to discover incredible moments. A hike up a winding mountain trail delivers an indescribable view of seemingly endless green forests and towering rocky peaks. Following a path to stand over a city nestled in the protection of surrounding mountains offers a view of the infinite sky overhead. […]

Trade War will Raise US Interest Rates

Trade War will Raise US Interest Rates

Trade War will Raise US Interest Rates U.S. financial services firms Morgan Stanley and JP Morgan said Friday that they expect the South Korean central bank to raise the base rate next month on a modest economic recovery and low inflationary pressure. In a monetary policy committee meeting on Thursday, the Bank of Korea (BOK) […]

Google and Fake News

Google and Fake News

At the heart of the spread of fake news are the algorithms used by search engines, websites and social media which are often accused of pushing false or manipulated information regardless of the consequences. – What are algorithms? – They are the invisible but essential computer programmes and formulas that increasingly run modern life, designed […]

Farnborough Airshow, Brexit and the Trade War

Farnborough Airshow, Brexit and the Trade War

Top global plane makers land at the Farnborough airshow in England next week, hoping to pick up speed on demand for passenger jets while charting a path through Brexit and trade war turbulence. This year’s sector showpiece event, opening Monday, will be buzzing on the back of rapid changes in the industry, as US titan […]

Facial Recognition Software Removes All Privacy

Facial Recognition Software Removes All Privacy

Facial Recognition Software Removes All Privacy Microsoft’s chief legal officer on Friday called for regulation of facial recognition technology due to the risk to privacy and human rights. Brad Smith made a case for a government initiative to lay out rules for proper use of facial recognition technology, with input from a bipartisan and expert […]

Trade War Update

Trade War Update

Trade War Update China China said Friday that its attitude on respecting and protecting intellectual property rights (IPR) is serious and its actions are effective, calling the U.S. allegations of so-called IPR theft by China groundless. “In recent months, the United States has repeatedly accused China of stealing intellectual property rights, but it has never […]

ISIS Strikes Pakistan

ISIS Strikes Pakistan

ISIS Strikes Pakistan At least 105 people including a political leader were killed and over 150 others injured when a suicide blast hit a political meeting in Mastung district of Pakistan’s southwest Balochistan province on Friday, officials said. Confirming the death toll, caretaker home minister of Balochistan province Agha Umar said that the injured people […]

Mueller Indicts 12 Russians No Clintons

Mueller Indicts 12 Russians No Clintons

Mueller Indicts 12 Russians No Clintons Despite the contents of the documents recovered that show clear criminal conduct the Clintons still have not faced a single charge. Not so for 12 Russian intelligence officers were indicted for hacking the Democratic party and the Hillary Clinton campaign. The suspects are members of the GRU, the Russian […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) SEC probing Facebook on timing of data-leak disclosures

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) SEC probing Facebook on timing of data-leak disclosures

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) SEC probing Facebook on timing of data-leak disclosures The SEC is investigating whether Facebook (FB +1.8%) gave adequate warnings to its investors about data leaks like the one central to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, The Wall Street Journal reports. The probe is in its early stages, and the SEC is currently trying to […]

Global Regulations Should Help Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) Stock

Global Regulations Should Help Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) Stock

Global Regulations Should Help Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) Stock Alphabet Inc (Nasdaq: GOOG, GOOGL) investors have kept a close eye on the global regulatory climate and its potential impact on Google’s advertising business. But analysts now say more regulation on data collection and usage will actually serve to help Google defend its dominant market share against smaller […]

United States Oil (USO) holds ground at a more than 2-week low

United States Oil (USO) holds ground at a more than 2-week low

United States Oil (USO) holds ground at a more than 2-week low Oil settled on a mixed note Thursday, with U.S. benchmark prices posting a slight decline but global benchmark prices rebounding from the three-week low they hit a day earlier. A monthly report from the International Energy Agency hinted at an coming slowdown in […]

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