November, a Pivotal Month in the History of Financial Markets

November, a Pivotal Month in the History of Financial Markets






November, a Pivotal Month in the History of Financial Markets $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $GS, $JPM November marked a Key shifts for global financial markets, with a number of asset classes from financial stocks, emerging-market bonds to hard commodities staging sharp price swings in the space of just 3 weeks. Investors believe that the election […]






Many Wall Street Regulations to Fall, as SEC Chairwoman Steps Down

Many Wall Street Regulations to Fall, as SEC Chairwoman Steps Down






Many Wall Street Regulations to Fall, as SEC Chairwoman Steps Down Barack Hussein Obama once said, “You don’t want to ‘mess’ with Mary Jo.” American voters said, “You do not want to ‘mess’ with Donald Trump.” Mary Jo White, the Head of the Securities and Exchange Commission, announced Monday that she will step down 2 […]






China’s Central Government Opens Up its Capital Market

China’s Central Government Opens Up its Capital Market






China’s Central Government Opens Up its Capital Market The volume of approved foreign institutional capital investing in China’s capital market picked up in October thanks to more opening-up policies. The accumulated volume of the approved Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (QFII) program grew by US$2.7-B in October to reach about US$84.4-B as of 27 October. The […]






Dubai to Overtake London as Top Pick for Wealthy GCC Investors

Dubai to Overtake London as Top Pick for Wealthy GCC Investors






Dubai to Overtake London as Top Pick for Wealthy GCC Investors Softening prices in Dubai was cited as the top reason for its increase in attractiveness Dubai’s property market is set to overtake the international destinations of London, New York and Singapore as the Top choice for the GCC’s wealthiest investors next year, a report […]






Fed Hawks Raiding the Stock and Bond Markets

Fed Hawks Raiding the Stock and Bond Markets






Fed Hawks Raiding the Stock and Bond Markets $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Friday, both the US stock and bond markets were in free-fall triggered by US Fed “Hawk Talk” early in the day. The S&P 500 Index dove 2% in its biggest drop since the Brexit vote, US Treasuries slumped, sending the yield on the […]






GAWK SHATTERS PREVIOUS RECORD WITH $600,000+ AUGUST REVENUE

GAWK SHATTERS PREVIOUS RECORD WITH $600,000+ AUGUST REVENUE






GAWK SHATTERS PREVIOUS RECORD WITH $600,000+ AUGUST REVENUE Los Angeles, September 6, 2016 — GAWK Inc. (OTC PINK: GAWK) CEO Scott Kettle revealed today that the third quarter for the Company was starting out explosively, with a record $600,000 plus revenue stream for August. “We are executing on our business plan, and our strategy of […]






Experts See Gold Rally Extending

Experts See Gold Rally Extending






Experts See Gold Rally Extending $GLD, $SLV Gold has rallied strongly YTD with recent world events pushing it higher as anxious investors seek its safety and preservation of wealth and buying power. From Britain’s sudden exit from the EU, to the most contentious Presidential election seasons in US history, to ISIS terrorist attacks, the only […]






VC Investors are Emerging from the GCC

VC Investors are Emerging from the GCC






VC Investors are Emerging from the GCC Arab Angel Fund founder Kyle Hendrick explores how Gulf investors can make the most of the United States’ tech start-up scene  In cafes and conference rooms across the world’s leading and emerging technology capitals, it is not uncommon to hear the same conversation-starter. Members of the investment community […]






Cautious US Companies ‘Hoarding’ Cash

Cautious US Companies ‘Hoarding’ Cash






Cautious US Companies ‘Hoarding’ Cash $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US companies have returned to hoarding cash due to mounting economic and geopolitical fears, a indication of a business-investment pullback. The UK’s Brexit vote, a sluggish US economy and a weak global economy combined to lead companies to delay investment decisions and just hoard their cash, […]






The World’s Largest Sovereign Wealth Funds

The World’s Largest Sovereign Wealth Funds






The World’s Largest Sovereign Wealth Funds In the midst of collapsing Crude Oil prices, Oil-funded sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) are under pressure to liquidate assets, according to political risk advisory firm GeoEconomica. There was roughly a 20% fall over the past year in the deposits and reserves stored in the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) […]






Update: Savvy Money Sitting Out the “Brexit” Short Term Impact

Update: Savvy Money Sitting Out the “Brexit” Short Term Impact






Update: Savvy Money Sitting Out the “Brexit” Short Term Impact As Friday’s vote counting continues, the “leave” side led with 50.9% of votes with “remain” trailing on 49.1%. The gap between the 2 sides stood at about 191,000 votes with 144 of the 382 count centers reporting results. Stay tuned… All over the world financial […]






World’s Central Bankers are Fighting “the Tape”

World’s Central Bankers are Fighting “the Tape”






World’s Central Bankers are Fighting “the Tape” The world’s central bankers are fighting “the tape” by pumping massive amounts of liquidity into the global economic system in an effort to avert deflation. Notably, deflation is a natural force of nature during Peace Time, when globalization leads to free trade and heightens competition. During War Time, […]






Bear Market “Radar” on High Alert

Bear Market “Radar” on High Alert






Bear Market “Radar” on High Alert $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The US Securities and Exchange Commission is set on putting a stop to the accounting methods that artificially inflate company profits. According to an industry notice he SEC is getting ready to step up its scrutiny of companies’ “homegrown earnings measures,” signaling it plans to […]






Elon Musk’s SolarCity (NASDAQ:SCTY) “Bleeding” Cash

Elon Musk’s SolarCity (NASDAQ:SCTY) “Bleeding” Cash






Elon Musk’s SolarCity (NASDAQ:SCTY) “Bleeding” Cash $SCTY, $TSLA SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ:SCTY) will continue its downtrend (sentiment has turned Bearish), as largest US rooftop solar developer loses money on every installation. Expert managed money sees SolarCity getting into financial trouble in Y 2016. One analyst dubbed SolarCity a “Subprime” finance company, and said its customers will […]






The Cost of Natural Disasters in Australia in the Billions

The Cost of Natural Disasters in Australia in the Billions






The Cost of Natural Disasters in Australia in the Billions The cost of natural disasters, fires and floods, in Australia is now 50% more than previously estimated, A$9-B in Y 2015, and is set to increase to $33-B by Y 2050 even ignoring the effect of climate change, according to 2 reports commissioned by the […]






Succession Plans Key to Family Businesses

Succession Plans Key to Family Businesses






Succession Plans Key to Family Businesses Family firms advised to separate family assets from business assets Just 30% of the world’s family businesses are passing the reins onto the next generation and the problem is endemic in the Middle East, according to financial services provider UBS AG (NYSE:UBS). The Swiss company has found that only […]