North Korea China Talks

North Korea China Talks

China will link easing or removing sanctions on North Korea with progress in denuclearization, a Chinese government official said Wednesday, as the North’s leader Kim Jong-un made another visit to Beijing this week. In their talks Tuesday, Kim and President Xi Jinping focused on improving bilateral relations and ridding the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons, […]

MSI: Consumer Sentiment Rises on Americans Optimism

MSI: Consumer Sentiment Rises on Americans Optimism

MSI: Consumer Sentiment Rises on Americans Optimism US consumer sentiment rose this month amid more-favorable personal finances, while tariffs weighed on Americans’ optimism for the economy and helped boost inflation expectations to a three-year high, according to a University of Michigan report Friday. Highlights of Michigan Sentiment (June, Preliminary) Sentiment index rose to 99.3 (est. 98.5) from 98 […]

US ‘Consumers in Very Good Shape’ Under Strong Trump Economy

US ‘Consumers in Very Good Shape’ Under Strong Trump Economy

US ‘Consumers in Very Good Shape’ Under Strong Trump Economy $BRK.A, $JPM Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon cited a long list of factors for investors to remain optimistic about the US economy. “Right now, there’s no question: It’s feeling strong. I mean, if we’re in the sixth inning, we have our sluggers coming to bat […]

The US is Now the World’s Fastest Growing Economy, Nice, Yes?

The US is Now the World’s Fastest Growing Economy, Nice, Yes?

The US is Now the World’s Fastest Growing Economy, Nice, Yes? $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX The US economy, the fastest growing among industrialized nations, is on the path to even greater prosperity under President Donald Trump according to White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow. “The United States now has the fastest growing economy in the world, […]

President Trump is Breaking Economic Records, This is a Prosperity Era.

President Trump is Breaking Economic Records, This is a Prosperity Era.

President Trump is Breaking Economic Records, This is a Prosperity Era. $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RTUX, $VXX Friday, President Donald Trump’s chief economic adviser says blockbuster unemployment data is only a sign of the robust economic growth awaiting America. “I believe we’ve entered into the longest largest prosperity in a couple of decades. I know it’s early […]

President Trump Dismantled Obama’s ‘Draconian’ Dodd-Frank Law

President Trump Dismantled Obama’s ‘Draconian’ Dodd-Frank Law

President Trump Dismantled Obama’s ‘Draconian’ Dodd-Frank Law Another pro-business achievement for President Trump. Thursday, President Donald Trump signed into law a measure that loosens Key restraints for banks imposed after the Y 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession. Savoring the legislative triumph, he called it “the next step in America’s unprecedented economic comeback.” The GOP-crafted […]

Bad Behavior is Bad for Business

Bad Behavior is Bad for Business

Bad Behavior is Bad for Business Counteracting bad behavior in the workplace Diversity is great. Today, everybody knows it. Study after study backs it up. Diverse workforces should be at the forefront of innovation, creativity, productivity and more. But diversity only takes us so far. If inclusion isn’t front and centre of the conversation, organisations […]

German Firms Aligning With US on Iran Nuclear Exit, Macron in the Cold

German Firms Aligning With US on Iran Nuclear Exit, Macron in the Cold

German Firms Aligning With US on Iran Nuclear Exit, Macron in the Cold $VLKAY, $SIEGY, $BASFY, $EADSY Just a bit ago US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell faced backlash for a tweet calling on German companies to cut ties with Iran, a new report says the nation’s countries are starting to cut ties after President Trump announced […]

President Trump’s Economic Agenda

President Trump’s Economic Agenda

President Trump’s Economic Agenda The Trump Administration has outlined big economic agenda items at focus on a stable USD, robust American growth and fair trade. Larry  Kudlow, the Wall Street economist who is now the director of the White House’s National Economic Council and is advising our President Mr. Kudlow said he is trying to […]

Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) Guidance is Clear: No Loitering! 

Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) Guidance is Clear: No Loitering! 

Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) Guidance is Clear: No Loitering! $SBUX The arrests of 2 nonpaying loiters at a Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) coffee shop earlier this month has raised questions among some employees about how to handle such situations, but the company guidelines are clear, No Loitering! Means usher them out if they do not go, call for ‘Backup’ […]

NKorea’s Economy is the Focus Now

NKorea’s Economy is the Focus Now

NKorea’s Economy is the Focus Now President Kim shifts to Economy, ditches Nuclear testing President Kim Jong Un’s suspension of NKorean nuclear tests has economic focus. Kim’s statement at a ruling party meeting Friday includes a pledge to seek a “favorable” international environment for economic development so that he can put the economy “on an […]

US Economic Growth ‘Robust’ and On Track

US Economic Growth ‘Robust’ and On Track

US Economic Growth ‘Robust’ and On Track Strong business borrowing, rising consumer spending, plus tight labor markets indicate the US economy remains on track for continued growth, the Fed reported Wednesday, the risks of a global trade war the only outlier. In its periodic “Beige Book” summary of contacts with businesses in its 12 regional districts, the […]

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 […]

President Trump Not Targeting Bezos Over WP Ownership

President Trump Not Targeting Bezos Over WP Ownership

President Trump Not Targeting Bezos Over WP Ownership $AMZN President Trump believes that Amazon is unfair to America’s retailers US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Donald Trump’s attacks on Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) have nothing to do with critical coverage of the White House by the Washington Post, owned by Amazon’s CEO, Jeff Bezos. Secretary Mnuchin […]

Trump Vs Bezos: Bet on Trump!

Trump Vs Bezos: Bet on Trump!

Trump Vs Bezos: Bet on Trump! $AMZN US President Donald Trump cast’d dark clouds on Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) with an early morning Tweet Thursday. The message was clear, Amazon.com is destroying America’s small businesses… People have asked me what can President Trump against the online retail giant?  The Big A: Lots! He could push for probes of consumer protection, […]

Donald Trump 3.0, a ‘Great President’

Donald Trump 3.0, a ‘Great President’

Donald Trump 3.0, a ‘Great President’ Fourteen months into the current administration, CNN anchor Erin Burnett felt compelled to make a startling admission, Donald Trump may go down “as a Great president.” She added, “And there’s no way around that. That is the reality here.” Ms. Burnett’s assessment was referring to President Trump’s ability to […]

Investors ‘Animal Spirit’ Elevated on President Trump’s Leadership

Investors ‘Animal Spirit’ Elevated on President Trump’s Leadership

Investors ‘Animal Spirit’ Elevated on President Trump’s Leadership $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX It has been 14 months since the election victory of President Donald Trump on 8 November 2016. The surprising upset of Hillary R. Clinton awakened Americans “animal spirits” on the economy and risk on investments, they are still aroused. The hard data that […]

Key US Econ Data: Inflation Tame, Job Growth Strong

Key US Econ Data: Inflation Tame, Job Growth Strong

Key US Econ Data: Inflation Tame, Job Growth Strong $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Even with strong job gains and optimistic small business owners, inflation still at reasonable marks February Consumer Prices, Real Earnings and Small Business Optimism CPI: +0.2%; Over-Year: +2.2%; Less Food and Energy: +0.2%; Over-Year: +1.8%/ Hourly Earnings (Monthly): 0%; Over-Year: +0.4%/ NFIB: […]

Retail Investors Pouring Money Into Managed Wealth Solutions

Retail Investors Pouring Money Into Managed Wealth Solutions

Retail Investors Pouring Money Into Managed Wealth Solutions $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Blackstone Group (NYSE:BX), the world’s largest private equity firm, plans to 2X assets under management over the next 5 years, and it wants individual investors to get the action. About 15 to 20% of Blackstone Group LP’s annual fundraising currently comes from retail […]

US Homebuilders ‘Excited About Trump’s Pro-Business Political Climate’

US Homebuilders ‘Excited About Trump’s Pro-Business Political Climate’

US Homebuilders ‘Excited About Trump’s Pro-Business Political Climate’ The outlook from US builders is being buoyed by a very strong job market and the overall health of the economy. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Thursday remained at 72 this month. That’s still just 2 points shy of December’s reading, which was […]

Economists Agree, the US is ‘Open for Business’

Economists Agree, the US is ‘Open for Business’

Economists Agree, the US is ‘Open for Business’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $SAP President Donald Trump highlighted his tax cuts and deregulation efforts with a presentation to an elite economic forum in Switzerland last Friday. The United States, he said, is now a far more inviting place for foreign companies to spend, invest and build. “We […]

Davos Report: President Trump Offers American “Friendship & Partnership”

Davos Report: President Trump Offers American “Friendship & Partnership”

Davos Report: President Trump Offers American “Friendship & Partnership” President Trump lauded investing in the US to international companies Buying momentum running high as investors look to keep The Trump Rally going Currently, the S&P 500 futures Vs fair value: +10.00. NAS Comp futures Vs fair value: +36.30. Friday, US President Donald Trump offered “America’s […]

US President Trump to WEF Davos: “US is Open for Business”

US President Trump to WEF Davos: “US is Open for Business”

US President Trump to WEF Davos: “US is Open for Business” President Donald Trump to meet with world leaders, dine with business executives and declare America “Open for Business” during his trip to the Davos WEF Summit this week. White House officials said Tuesday the President is going to the World Economic Forum (WEF) to […]

Why Trump’s Cabinet Will Outperform Those of the Most Recent US Presidents!

Why Trump’s Cabinet Will Outperform Those of the Most Recent US Presidents!

Why Trump’s Cabinet Will Outperform Those of the Most Recent US Presidents! The reason is simple, as they are mostly people with high-level, proven business experience – focusing on what our country really needs. Given their individual backgrounds, they are results focused and understand the meaning of “departure” when they have completed their assigned “tasks”. […]

President Trump: ‘American Business is Hot Again!’

President Trump: ‘American Business is Hot Again!’

President Trump: ‘American Business is Hot Again!’ $JPM, $FCAU, $SPY, $QQQ, $DIA Optimism Among Small-Business Owners Soars on the Trump Effect Early Saturday, US President Donald Trump lauded the economy in a Tweet that pointed out Friday’s stock market report while announcing that “jobs are coming back to America.” ” Yesterday was a big day […]

The American Entrepreneur is Coming Back

The American Entrepreneur is Coming Back

The American Entrepreneur is Coming Back Making 2018 the Year of the American Entrepreneur. America’s entrepreneurs have been standing on the sidelines waiting for a sign that it’s time to launch or grow their businesses. Now, with tax reform and President Trump’s shredding the anti-busines Hussein Obama-era regulations, that time is here. Business capital spending […]

F1: Take Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Threat to Quit Formula One Seriously

F1: Take Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Threat to Quit Formula One Seriously

F1: Take Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Threat to Quit Formula One Seriously $RACE Recently Bernie Ecclestone the former Boss of F1 said that he believes Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) threats to quit F1 racing should be taken very seriously, fearing the sport may not be able to survive without its most iconic team on the grid. Ferrari CEO and […]

The Trump Way: Prosperity, American Populism

The Trump Way: Prosperity, American Populism

The Trump Way: Prosperity, American Populism $DIA Steve Bannon Down, Market Up  Signals the Resurgence of Real American Populism There were 2 big stories in the 1st week of this New Year: The DJIA soared 577 points, and Steve Bannon ended his political career. Are these two events related? Perhaps more than you might think. […]

America is Thriving, as The ‘Trump Effect’ Gains Traction

America is Thriving, as The ‘Trump Effect’ Gains Traction

America is Thriving, as The ‘Trump Effect’ Gains Traction $GS, $MCO Companies across the USA are enjoying a major boost from The Trump Administration’s tax reform package, which is expected to translate into job creation and higher wages, according to a new report. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) economist Jan Hatzius, predicts GDP growth and […]

Trump Policies Lead the US, Global Economies in Surprise Recoveries

Trump Policies Lead the US, Global Economies in Surprise Recoveries

Trump Policies Lead the US, Global Economies in Surprise Recoveries MAGA The global economy found its post-crisis footing in Y 2017, with most major developing economies surprising on the Northside. Comparing Y 2017 predictions made a year ago Vs the likely up-turn based on the latest forecasts in Bloomberg’s monthly survey, shows that the Pessimists […]

US Economy Ready for an Investment Boom and Strong Growth

US Economy Ready for an Investment Boom and Strong Growth

US Economy Ready for an Investment Boom and Strong Growth $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX We here at HeffX-LTN are optimistic about America’s economic future now that President Trump and GOP lawmakers have kept their promise of a sweeping tax reform. “I think the economy is on the verge, which you heard me say this, because of the […]

Goldman ‘Building’ a Cryptocurrency Trading Desk

Goldman ‘Building’ a Cryptocurrency Trading Desk

Goldman ‘Building’ a Cryptocurrency Trading Desk $GS, $BTCUSD Wall Street’s biggest firms are growing more comfortable with cryptocurrencies. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) is setting up a trading desk to make markets in digital currencies such as Bitcoin. Bitcoin is currently trading at: 12,383.8301, -1,437.58, -10.40%, as of 2:03p GMT, the market is open. Friday, 22 December’s […]

Cryptocurrencies Shaping Future of Business

Cryptocurrencies Shaping Future of Business

Cryptocurrencies Shaping Future of Business $BTCUSD, $CBOE, $CME When it comes to cryptocurrencies, their role is not rising, it has risen. Bitcoin 1st launched in Y 2009, and it was followed 4 years later by its primary competition, Ethereum. These 2 competitors are joined by dozens of other cryptocurrencies to create a comprehensive ecosystem that […]

Dubai Launches e-Commerce Freezone

Dubai Launches e-Commerce Freezone

Dubai Launches e-Commerce Freezone The project is being developed in the Umm Ramool area by DAFZA and wasl A new $740-M freezone dedicated to e-Commerce has been launched in Dubai, in a bid to attract more DFI (foreign investments) and further diversify the emirate’s economy. Called Dubai CommerCity, the project is being developed as a […]

Dubai Economy is Still Growing

Dubai Economy is Still Growing

Dubai Economy is Still Growing Dubai’s economy is expected to grow by 3-4 percent in the 2017-2018, Hamad Buamim, President and CEO of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said at a ‘Meet the CEO’ event organised by the Government of Dubai Media Office, GDMO, on Monday. He pointed out that 98 percent of Dubai’s […]

US Businesses Thriving Despite the Noisy Political News

US Businesses Thriving Despite the Noisy Political News

US Businesses Thriving Despite the Noisy Political News $SPY Washington’s politicians like to take credit for creating jobs. Washington’s macroeconomic policymakers like to claim that their policies have moderated the business cycle. Notably the US economy performs despite Washington actions. In the US economy, competitive and entrepreneurial, profitable businesses create jobs. Profitable businesses have the […]

Tax Cuts Do Boost Large and Small Business Investment

Tax Cuts Do Boost Large and Small Business Investment

Tax Cuts Do Boost Large and Small Business Investment $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Fact: Lower corporate tax rates will lead to more investment projects and thus more aggregate economic activity. When companies, big and small, have more “free cash” at hand, they tend to invest more, and this effect is distinct from any effect of […]

America’s Small-Business Optimism Running Very High

America’s Small-Business Optimism Running Very High

America’s Small-Business Optimism Still Very High $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX More small-business owners last month said they expect higher sales and think that now is a good time to expand, according to the October NFIB Index of Small Business Optimism, released Tuesday. “Owners became much more positive about the economic environment last month, which suggests […]

The Donald Trump-Xi Jinping Engagement Will Benefit All Parties

The Donald Trump-Xi Jinping Engagement Will Benefit All Parties

The Donald Trump-Xi Jinping Engagement Will Benefit All Parties $BA, $F, $SOYB The lucrative deals are predictable results, as the 2 nations engage in cooperation. The high-profile engagement between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Donald Trump last Thursday has captured the spotlight globally. Experts said their meeting has borne remarkable fruit, and […]

Chinese, US Companies Sign $250-B+ in Business Deals

Chinese, US Companies Sign $250-B+ in Business Deals

Chinese, US Companies Sign $250-B+ in Business Deals $BA, $F, $LNG, $SOYB Chinese and US companies signed deals worth more than $250-B during President Donald Trump’s state visit to China. Thursday, Chinese President Xi Jinping revealed the figure after he and President Trump witnessed the signing of the agreements. China and the United States have […]

Tax Cuts Fuel Small Business, ‘Engine of Economy’

Tax Cuts Fuel Small Business, ‘Engine of Economy’

Tax Cuts Fuel Small Business, ‘Engine of Economy’ Small Business Administration (SBA) head Linda McMahon said Tuesday there will be tax savings for small businesses in the GOP tax reform plan, and it will be reinvested to keep fueling “the engine of our economy.” In an interview on TV the former founder, with husband Vince McMahon, […]

Robert Mueller Warned, “Stay out of President Trump’s Real Estate Business, or…”

Robert Mueller Warned, “Stay out of President Trump’s Real Estate Business, or…”

Robert Mueller Warned, “Stay out of President Trump’s Real Estate Business, or…” Attorney Jay Sekulow, a Key member of President Trump’s Legal Team involving the Russia probe was quoted saying they would challenge special counsel Robert Mueller if he steers the investigation into anything they consider “outside the scope” of the investigation, specifically into the […]

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) HEFFX Highlights

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) HEFFX Highlights

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) HEFFX Highlights IBM has named David La Rose as its new Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) managing director, replacing Kerry Purcell, who has taken up a senior leadership role within IBM Japan. La Rose has clocked up 28 years at IBM in a variety of senior executive roles across Europe […]

Godolphin Fillies Head to Moonee Valley

Godolphin Fillies Head to Moonee Valley

Godolphin Fillies Head to Moonee Valley A talented group of three-year-old fillies led by the emerging star Demerara will be out to establish their place in the stable hierarchy at Moonee Valley on Saturday. Unbeaten in her three starts, Demerara (Brenton Avdulla) faces the biggest test of her short career in the Listed Crockett Stakes […]

Hillary Clinton’s Campaign, DNC Paid for Salacious Dossier on President Trump

Hillary Clinton’s Campaign, DNC Paid for Salacious Dossier on President Trump

Hillary Clinton’s Campaign, DNC Paid for Salacious Dossier on President Trump They thought she would be elected and none of their criminality would be exposed, Wrong!  The Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) paid for the research that became the infamous fake Russian dossier on President Donald Trump after the original Republican […]

On Hospitality: Rotana CEO Omer Kaddouri

On Hospitality: Rotana CEO Omer Kaddouri

On Hospitality: Rotana CEO Omer Kaddouri As Abu Dhabi hotel group Rotana celebrates its 25th Anniversary, Omer Kaddouri explains why the last  have been the toughest yet When UAE hotel group Rotana opened its 1st property in Y 1993, a year after its founding, the Gulf hotel market was unrecognizable from the glittering towers and […]

Thoroughbred breeding plays a vital role in Australia

Thoroughbred breeding plays a vital role in Australia

Thoroughbred breeding plays a vital role in Australia Thoroughbred breeding plays a vital role in the rural economy and Australian society: that was the message echoed by Federal Government ministers and senior politicians at an event in Canberra last night. Defence Minister Marise Payne and Leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten traded stories of their […]

President Trump is Destroying the NFL Right Before “the owners eyes”

President Trump is Destroying the NFL Right Before “the owners eyes”

President Trump is Destroying the NFL Right Before “the owners eyes” November 12th is Veterans Day Weekend and the call is “Boycott all NFL Football” US President Donald Trump is destroying the NFL’s business model right before the owners’ eyes, political commentator Michael Reagan said Wednesday. “Now, you see what’s being said now: We want everybody […]

President Trump Ends ‘War’ on Investors and Investing

President Trump Ends ‘War’ on Investors and Investing

President Trump Ends ‘War’ on Investors and Investing $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX President Donald Trump is “ending the punishment of investment,” and businesses are “very positive” about the economic future. Analyst Larry Kudlow said in a TV interview Sunday, that investors should “fear not.” “There’s a lot momentum building in Washington… for the tax cuts,” […]

Godolphin to Star at Flemington on Saturday

Godolphin to Star at Flemington on Saturday

Godolphin to Star at Flemington on Saturday by Mike Hedge at Godolphin A pair of two-year-olds making their racing debuts, some classic prospects, and the seasoned performer Tally all make notable appearances for Godolphin at Flemington on Saturday. At the youthful end of the spectrum are the colts Ranier (Dwayne Dunn) and Sanglier (Damien Lane) […]

The Bull Market in Thoroughbred Horses is Running

The Bull Market in Thoroughbred Horses is Running

The Bull Market in Thoroughbred Horses is Running The Bull Market in leadership stocks and Ferrari sports and racing cars from Enzo’s Golden Era (Ys 1947 – 1972) has now made its way into the world of Thoroughbred horses In the Keeneland auction ring in Lexington, Kentucky, demand was so strong last month for the bluest-blooded young […]

Telstra Struggling Business

Telstra Struggling Business

Telstra is expected to start considering the future of its struggling health business as it looks to cover its $3 billion revenue black hole and the forgone benefits of its NBN earnings secularization plan. Telstra has given guidance that a 22c dividend payment is likely in 2018 and Citi analysts forecast that will be made […]

Tax Reform: Mr. President, “Keep it simple”

Tax Reform: Mr. President, “Keep it simple”

Tax Reform: Mr. President, “Keep it simple” One of the most enduring lessons from the American healthcare fiasco is that to win a political battle it is best to keep the message simple. If there are too many moving parts to a plan, if Americans don’t understand what the politicians are doing, or if there […]

Job Creation Coming from President Trump’s Tax Reform

Job Creation Coming from President Trump’s Tax Reform

Job Creation Coming from President Trump’s Tax Reform President Donald Trump kicked off his lobbying effort for a tax overhaul at an event with a Midwestern manufacturing backdrop and some economic tough talk in the “Show Me State” In Springfield, Missouri, Wednesday, President Trump said that the White House said will focus on his “Vision” […]

Australian Racing: 3yo’s Gear Up for the Weekend

Australian Racing: 3yo’s Gear Up for the Weekend

Australian Racing: 3yo’s Gear Up for the Weekend A quality quartet of Godolphin three-year-olds headed by the Gimcrack Stakes winner Jorda will be out to establish their Spring prospects when they step out at Randwick and Flemington on Saturday. Along with Jorda who runs in the G3 San Domenico Stakes, the stable has Astoria and […]

US Factory Output Declines on Slowing Auto Production

US Factory Output Declines on Slowing Auto Production

US Factory Output Declines on Slowing Auto Production A slump in motor vehicle production pushed down US factory output unexpectedly in July, Federal Reserve data showed Thursday. Highlights of Industrial Production (July) Factory output dropped 0.1% (est. 0.2% gainer) after 0.2% gainer Total industrial production, which also includes mines and utilities, increased 0.2% (est. 0.3% […]

Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) Takes a Beating

Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) Takes a Beating

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

Australian Racing: 3yo’s Take the Stage at Randwick

Australian Racing: 3yo’s Take the Stage at Randwick

Australian Racing: 3yo’s Take the Stage at Randwick Mike Hedge at Godolphin The highly promising three-year-olds Sanctioned, Toga Picta and Alizee take early steps and high hopes toward major Spring goals at Randwick on Saturday. And for two of them a Classic opportunity could lay ahead. The colts Sanctioned (James Cummings/Jay Ford) and Toga Picta […]

Australian Racing: Esperance Impresses

Australian Racing: Esperance Impresses

Australian Racing: Esperance Impresses By Kristen Manning Breeding and racing giant Darley looks to have another smart one on their hands with Esperance impressive winning his second race from as many starts when lining up as a short priced favourite at Sandown on Wednesday. Creating a big impression when saluting by eight lengths at his […]

The Big Q: Is California ‘Cracking Up”

The Big Q: Is California ‘Cracking Up”

The Big Q: Is California ‘Cracking Up” $AAPL, $FB, $GOOGL Corporate profits at California-based transnational corporations such as Apple, Facebook, and Google are hitting record highs. California housing prices from La Jolla to Berkeley along the Pacific Coast can top $1,000 a sqf It seems as if all of China is willing to pay premium […]

Godolphin’s Globetrotter Scottish Heads to Australia

Godolphin’s Globetrotter Scottish Heads to Australia

Godolphin’s Globetrotter Scottish Heads to Australia by J A McGrath at Godolphin Memories of previous international stars to have carried Godolphin colours are revived this week as Scottish sets out on the first leg of an ambitious campaign that takes in G1 races on two continents. Horses such as Fantastic Light and Grandera, both trained […]

Strong US Economy, Strong US Stock Market =Trump Wins Again

Strong US Economy, Strong US Stock Market =Trump Wins Again

Strong US Economy, Strong US Stock Market =Trump Wins Again $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $HD, $AAPL Business guru Ken Langone says that President Donald Trump will easily be re-elected to a 2nd term if the US economy continues to strengthen and the US stock market surges to record highs on a daily basis, this latest streak […]

BREXIT – National Investment Fund To Support UK Despite Negative Influences

BREXIT – National Investment Fund To Support UK Despite Negative Influences

The Government has proposed setting up a national investment fund to help fledgling UK businesses thrive and compete with their US counterparts, even after Brexit. The Treasury said on Tuesday that a consultation had identified a £4bn funding gap between US and British firms and that the new fund would “help address this gap and boost British business”. It also […]

Australian Racing: Godolphin Wins Over $20m

Australian Racing: Godolphin Wins Over $20m

 Australian Racing: Godolphin Wins Over $20m Australian racing is booming and the prizemoney just keeps getting better, if you are keen to get involved in the owning or breeding scene in Australia contact Knightsbridge. Here is what Mike Hedge had to say about Godolphin’s success in Australia Godolphin’s Australian operation has ended the latest racing […]

Air Traffic to Dubai Still Growing

Air Traffic to Dubai Still Growing

Air Traffic to Dubai Still Growing Passenger numbers at Dubai World Central, DWC, Dubai’s second airport, grew by more than 35 percent in the first half of the year, according to the traffic report issued by operator, Dubai Airports, today. DWC welcomed 554,993 passengers in the first half of 2017 compared to 410,278 passengers during […]

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) HEFFX Highlights

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) HEFFX Highlights

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) HEFFX Highlights International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) has struggled for year to get out of what some analysts have called a value trap. However, Big Blue hasn’t made the headway it needs so far in 2017. As a result, one analyst is slashing its target for the computer giant […]

US Small Business Borrowing at High Marks This Year

US Small Business Borrowing at High Marks This Year

US Small Business Borrowing at High Marks This Year $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Borrowing by small US firms hit its highest level in nearly a year, data showed Thursday, suggesting businesses are ramping up investments to meet customer demand. The Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index for May rose to 137, its highest since June […]

These are the Key Leadership Qualities, Do You Have Them?

These are the Key Leadership Qualities, Do You Have Them?

These are the Key Leadership Qualities, Do You Have Them? Vision, passion, and integrity are the well known leadership traits. But, there are several more Key qualities and some of them have been perceived as weaknesses. These traits can be developed and nurtured to help further the abilities as a leader, at work, in community, […]

World War 3: Humans Vs Artificial Intelligence, Humans the Victors

World War 3: Humans Vs Artificial Intelligence, Humans the Victors

World War 3: Humans Vs Artificial Intelligence, Humans the Victors $BABA Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) founder Jack Ma predicts that in 30 years. people will work “4 hours a day and maybe 4 days a week.” He also warned that AI (artificial intelligence) could set off World War III, but that humans will win. “The 1st technology […]

Sleepless Nights, a Cybersecurity Hack has Wide Business Implications

Sleepless Nights, a Cybersecurity Hack has Wide Business Implications

Sleepless Nights, a Cybersecurity Hack has Wide Business Implications Just about every survey of corporate General Counsels reveals the same #1 culprit of sleepless nights, a cybersecurity hack. If you run a business in today’s global environment, it is hard to escape the fundamental reality that it is more than likely a matter of when, […]

US Home Construction Stalled, Continuing Growth in Question

US Home Construction Stalled, Continuing Growth in Question

US Home Construction Stalled, Continuing Growth in Question $DIA,  $SPY,  $QQQ,  $VXX May Housing Starts and June Preliminary Consumer Confidence  Starts: -5.5%; 1-family: -3.9% Permits: -4.9%; 1-Family: -1.9% Consumer Confidence: down 2.6 points The downward trend in home construction does not augur well for growth in 2-H Business leaders and owners, whether they are involved […]

Emaar to List UAE Real Estate Development Business in Dubai

Emaar to List UAE Real Estate Development Business in Dubai

Emaar to List UAE Real Estate Development Business in Dubai The developer will list 30% of its UAE real Estate Development business Dubai developer Emaar has announced plans to list 30% of its UAE real Estate Development business on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM). The funds raised through the sale of equity will be primarily […]

The Future of e-Commerce in the UAE

The Future of e-Commerce in the UAE

The Future of e-Commerce in the UAE  Ulugbek Yuldashev outlines the changes on the horizon for the UAE’s online shopping market It’s no secret that e-Commerce is gaining immense popularity by the minute in the UAE and throughout the GCC, with the retail sector witnessing a steady shift from brick and mortar to online shopping. […]

Major US Business Leader Staying on President Trump’s Business Council

Major US Business Leader Staying on President Trump’s Business Council

Major US Business Leader Staying on President Trump’s Business Council $WMT, $JPM, $IBM, $GE, $BA, $BX Major US companies, including Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT), JP Morgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) and IBM Corp (NYSE:IBM) have said their CEO’s will remain in an influential Presidential advisory group despite objecting to President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the […]

President Trump Ended Mr. Hussein Obama’s ‘War on America Business’

President Trump Ended Mr. Hussein Obama’s ‘War on America Business’

President Trump Ended Mr. Hussein Obama’s ‘War on America Business’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ The record highs marked in the US stock market at the end of last week is America’s “seal of approval” for President Donald Trump’s pulling out out of the Paris accord, as wars on business and fossil fuels come to an end, […]

US Pulls Out of Paris Climate Accord, Stocks Soar to Record Highs

US Pulls Out of Paris Climate Accord, Stocks Soar to Record Highs

US Pulls Out of Paris Climate Accord, Stocks Soar to Record Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Our President choose to put American citizens, American energy and American industry 1st, as he promised, Yes!  Thursday, President Donald Trump said that he will withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord, “vowing to fulfill my solemn […]

Business Vs Government: President Grapples for Control

Business Vs Government: President Grapples for Control

Business Vs Government: President Grapples for Control President Trump has got to take over the system and let his Team do the dirty work. There is an important and damaging cultural divide between the Trumps and the governing system that the President and his closest allies are trying to tame. Call it New York vs. […]

President Trump Can Revive the Economy that Socialist Obama Killed

President Trump Can Revive the Economy that Socialist Obama Killed

President Trump Can Revive the Economy that Socialist Obama Killed $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Thursday, Sam Zell said President Donald Trump has an “extraordinary opportunity” to revive an economy that died under 8 years of regulatory oppression under Barack Hussein Obama. “I think we’ve had 8 years of kind of an anti-business administration with very […]

Business Leaders in Asia Optimistic but Cautious

Business Leaders in Asia Optimistic but Cautious

Business Leaders in Asia Optimistic but Cautious YPO, the premier chief executive leadership organisation in the world, reported today that confidence among business leaders in Asia rose in the first quarter of 2017 (Q1 2017), reaching a two-year high. The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for Asia increased for the second consecutive quarter, gaining 2.1 […]

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