The EU on the Verge of Breaking Up

The EU on the Verge of Breaking Up






The EU on the Verge of Breaking Up UK, France, Hungary are no-shows as EU foreign ministers gather to consider ramifications of US election EU foreign ministers insisted Sunday they expected good relations with Donald Trump, after a crisis meeting that Britain, France and Hungary snubbed in a move that exposed rifts over the US […]






Huge Risk Facing the Global Economy

Huge Risk Facing the Global Economy






Huge Risk Facing the Global Economy Global economy continued to face uncertainty and rising risks, Lou Jiwei, China’s Finance Minister, said on behalf of the G20 economies Friday. Uncertainty and risks, including elections in major economies, uncertain fallout of Brexit, rising expectation for rate hikes by the Federal Reserve, increased geopolitical risks and terrorist attacks, […]






UK Government was Totally Unprepared for the Brexit Vote

UK Government was Totally Unprepared for the Brexit Vote






UK Government was Totally Unprepared for the Brexit Vote The President of the European Parliament says Britain’s government was unprepared for the country’s vote to leave the European Union, and does not know when it wants to start divorce talks. Martin Schulz says the Conservative government was “in no way prepared for the ‘leave’ majority” […]






London Fashion Week Opens, Big Names on the Catwalk

London Fashion Week Opens, Big Names on the Catwalk






London Fashion Week Opens, Big Names on the Catwalk The Fashion Spotlight is on London Fashion Week, with a series of shows planned for the days ahead. The focus will be on British Style and creativity, but will include many contributors from other parts of the world. Friday’s lineup included Paul Costelloe, Aquascutum, Bora Aksu […]






Just 2 of the World’s 10 Greatest Cities are in the US

Just 2 of the World’s 10 Greatest Cities are in the US






Just 2 of the World’s 10 Greatest Cities are in the US Most great cities have access to quality education, a variety of public transportation choices, disaster preparedness, and affordable housing options, to name a few important qualities. In a new report, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) evaluated the Greatness of 30 major cities across the world, as […]






Gulf Millionaires to Invest in Dubai Real Estate Over London in 2017

Gulf Millionaires to Invest in Dubai Real Estate Over London in 2017






Gulf Millionaires to Invest in Dubai Real Estate Over London in 2017 Cluttons forecast places Paris and Doha alongside UK capital, Toronto the 3rd choice Dubai’s real estate market is set to overtake the international destinations of London, New York and Singapore as the top choice for GCC wealthiest investors next year, a new report reveals. […]






There is ‘Gloom & Doom’ in the Eurozone Business Sector

There is ‘Gloom & Doom’ in the Eurozone Business Sector






There is ‘Gloom & Doom’ in the Eurozone Business Sector While the Eurozone economy has proved resilient to multiple uncertainties such as Brexit, Key business surveys in Europe’s 2 biggest economies, Germany and France has poured a bucket of cold water on the rising optimism. The Ifo Business Climate Index, which is a highly-regarded early […]






Euro (€) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(EURUSD) Trading Outlook

Euro (€) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(EURUSD) Trading Outlook






Euro (€) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(EURUSD) Trading Outlook HEFFX Notes Euro Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 1.12. The projected upper bound is: 1.15. The projected lower bound is: 1.11. The projected closing price […]






NYC, Commercial Real Estate Capital of the World

NYC, Commercial Real Estate Capital of the World






NYC, Commercial Real Estate Capital of the World $JLL New York has knocked off London as the world’s premier city for FDI (foreign investment) in commercial real estate due to fears the vote to leave the EU aka Brexit, will diminish the British capital’s appeal as a global financial center. Data on cross-border property transactions […]






Consumer Confidence Dims on Economy

Consumer Confidence Dims on Economy






Consumer Confidence Dims on Economy $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Consumer confidence slid in July from the prior month on dimmer views of the US economy’s prospects and lingering concerns among higher-income earners about global market conditions. The University of Michigan said Friday that its final index of sentiment (MSI) declined to 90 this month from […]






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, […]






Politics and World Chaos are in the Air, Don’t Lose Sight of Market Bubble

Politics and World Chaos are in the Air, Don’t Lose Sight of Market Bubble






Politics and World Chaos are in the Air, Don’t Lose Sight of Market Bubble The attack in Nice, France, was a terrorist act, and the French government extended the state of emergency for 3 months and soldiers will be deployed. The military coup in Turkey, points up the extreme dissidence in that region of the […]






British Pound (£) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(GBPUSD) trading Outlook

British Pound (£) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(GBPUSD) trading Outlook






FOREX GBP= closed down -0.015 at 1.287. Volume was 4% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 273% wider than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 1.302 1.303 1.280 1.287 106,292 Technical Outlook Short Term: Oversold Intermediate Term: Bearish Long Term: Bearish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: 1.34 1.43 1.46 Volatility: 52 28 17 […]






Wednesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)

Wednesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)






Wednesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI) $DIA, $DJI US stocks finished lower Tuesday as Brexit concerns resurfaced following Bank of England’s Financial Stability Report, while disappointing US factory orders and a 4.7% dive in Crude Oil prices added further pressure to equities. The DJIA lost 108 pts, or 0.61% to close at 17,840. The S&P […]






Caution, Investors are Chasing Stocks, more Tactical than Fundamental

Caution, Investors are Chasing Stocks, more Tactical than Fundamental






Caution, Investors are Chasing Stocks, more Tactical than Fundamental $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Investors are no longer running from the stock market they are chasing it for reasons that are more tactical than fundamental: Caution. It is too early to tell where the UK’s new position in the overall context of the EU will be […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: After the market spent 3 days digesting the result of the UK referendum, BOE’s Governor Mark Carney woke up Brexit’s Demons by stating that “monetary policy easing will likely be required over the Summer.” High yielder’s were generally firmer across the board, with the EURUSD advancing to 1.1154, and […]






The S&P 500 Closed Out its 3rd Straight Quarter in the Green

The S&P 500 Closed Out its 3rd Straight Quarter in the Green






The S&P 500 Closed Out its 3rd Straight Quarter in the Green $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $HSY, $MDLZ Wall Street marked a 3rd straight day of gainers Thursday as the BOE raised the prospect of a Summer stimulus and consumer staples shares rose on news of Mondelez International’s (NASDAQ:MDLZ) $23-B bid for Hershey (NYSE:HSY). The […]






US Jobless Claims Rise, Unemployment Benefits Increased in June

US Jobless Claims Rise, Unemployment Benefits Increased in June






US Jobless Claims Rise, Unemployment Benefits Increased in June $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose last week, but remained below a level associated with a healthy labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 268,000 for the week ended 25 June, the […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)

EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: The USD traded softer Vs its 10 currency peers Wednesday. As Brexit panic faded, stocks rose worldwide, and commodities gained on broad USD’s weakness. The Fx market has continued trading on sentiment, following the positive mood of Asian trading, and paying little attention to macro-economic data reports. The EU […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: Safe havens eased, giving high yielding currencies a bounce Tuesday. The matter is hanging like the Sword of Damocles’ above the financial world. Asian shares closed mixed, European shares opened sharply higher and held on to sharp gains throughout the day. On the macro-economic front Germany released import and […]






Brexit and the Federal Reserve

Brexit and the Federal Reserve






Britain voting to exit the European Union will not only have a profound effect on currency markets, trade, and economic growth in the UK but it could also have serious implications for the global financial system. According to Hal Scott, professor of international financial systems at Harvard Law School and director of the Committee on […]






Brexit, Is a Vote Against War, Empire and Central Dictatorship

Brexit, Is a Vote Against War, Empire and Central Dictatorship






The British sent shock waves through the One World Order by voting to secede from the European Union. Article 50 of the EU explicitly provides for departure, so there is no turning back. The European Union had good intentions, but none were realized. It distorted national economies by using a “one size fits all” approach […]






Brexit Vote Outcome: Brits Wanted to #TakeControl of “Uncontrolled Mass Immigration”

Brexit Vote Outcome: Brits Wanted to #TakeControl of “Uncontrolled Mass Immigration”






“The Brexit vote should serve as a wake-up call to America’s governing class. The same dissatisfaction with mass immigration and the disrupting consequences of outsourced manufacturing are percolating throughout the United States. Politicians need to listen and learn from the events across the pond if they wish for political futures.” – Dan Stein, President of […]






Donald Trump Pointing a 50MM Howitzer at Hillary Clinton

Donald Trump Pointing a 50MM Howitzer at Hillary Clinton






Donald Trump Pointing a 50MM Howitzer at Hillary Clinton Donald Trump is releasing a 35-pg document that takes down Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy and economic stances. The  50MM attack pulls together news articles, documents and speeches critical of the former Secretary of State, US Senator from New York, and 1st Lady. Donald Trump made the […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Extended Losses Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Extended Losses Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Extended Losses Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn fell for a 5th successive trading day Friday, Wheat and Soybean also extended losses after Britain’s surprising vote to leave the EU in a referendum held Thursday. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery fell 2.75 cents, or 0.71%, […]






Brexit to Have Little Impact on Saudi and UAE Financial Institutions

Brexit to Have Little Impact on Saudi and UAE Financial Institutions






Brexit to Have Little Impact on Saudi and UAE Financial Institutions Saudi said it had already made some adjustments to assets denominated in Pound Sterling and Euros Saturday, 2  Gulf states said they did not anticipate their financial institutions to be greatly affected as a result of Britain’s vote to leave the EU. Saudi Arabia, […]






Donald Trump Traveling in Scotland Takes ‘Measured’ Approach to Brexit

Donald Trump Traveling in Scotland Takes ‘Measured’ Approach to Brexit






Donald Trump Traveling in Scotland Takes ‘Measured’ Approach to Brexit Donald Trump played down the financial market turmoil in the wake of Britain’s ‘leave’ the EU vote,on a visit to his Trump International golf course in Aberdeen, Scotland Saturday. There Donald Trump was asked by reporters if he was worried about the volatility in financial […]






Donald Trump, “The British are angry over borders and many other things.”

Donald Trump, “The British are angry over borders and many other things.”






Donald Trump, “The British are angry over borders and many other things.” The Brexit ‘leave’ victory was humiliating loss for US President Barack Hussein Obama. Some British polls showed that voter sentiment moved decidedly in favor of Brexit after Mr. Obama traveled to Britain and urged a “No Exit” vote. British voters delivered a sharp […]






Britain Rejects Socialism, America is Next

Britain Rejects Socialism, America is Next






Britain Rejects Socialism, America is Next Britain has rejected the ultra-big Government and socialism, America is set to elect Trump and reject the Socialism of Obama/Clinton and America’s “Democrats” The result on markets is a massive over reaction, but it is a positive sign that democracy works even in the face of the institutionalized stupidity […]






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 […]






Friday Is Russell Index Adjustment + Brexit Announcement Day

Friday Is Russell Index Adjustment + Brexit Announcement Day






Friday Is Russell Index Adjustment + Brexit Announcement Day $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Friday could be Wild on Wall Street as traders react to the vote on British membership in the EU and adjust their portfolios to the annual reconstitution of  Russell stock indexes. The annual FTSE Russell index adjustment, in which stocks are added […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: Liquidity dove and major pairs were confined to their early week’s ranges, as uncertainty reached new highs ahead of the upcoming Brexit referendum. A day before the UK finally votes, a couple of polls showed a small advantage of the “leave” side, pushing Wall Street into the Red, […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: Market’s sentiment continued improve last Friday, although uncertainty over the upcoming Brexit referendum has kept majors within familiar ranges. The decision of several central banks (Fed, BOE, BOJ) to remain on hold last week, is partially influenced by this upcoming event that could crack the EU. The EURUSD closed […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)

EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: Markets were rollercoaster’ing Thursday, as adding to 4 Central Banks´ decisions in less than 24 hours, there were rumors pointing to a suspension of the Brexit referendum, after British Parliamentarian Jo Cox was shot dead in the street. PM David Cameron suspended the campaign activity for next week’s referendum […]






Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)

Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)






Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI) $DIA, $DJI Wall Street fell for a 3rd day running, as investors continue to run from equities and rushed into safe havens assets. DJIA -132.86 at 17732.48, NAS Comp -46.11 at 4848.44, S&P 500 -17.01 at 2079.06 US stocks bowed to the risk averse environment generated by renewed fears about Brexit, falling […]






“Risk Off” as Investors Fear Global Growth Slowing

“Risk Off” as Investors Fear Global Growth Slowing






“Risk Off” as Investors Fear Global Growth Slowing $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Investors are selling off risky assets from their portfolios because of falling global GDP expectations, driven by China’s slowing growth, and the hotting up US Presidential race. Friday, global growth worries and a sharp decline in Crude Oil prices sent fear through Wall […]