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 […]

Doing Business in Asia Requires Expertise

Doing Business in Asia Requires Expertise

Doing Business in Asia Requires Expertise There is no reason to compromise high standards when it comes to production and/or personal interactions, Harmony is Key. This is an outline some of HeffX’s expertise in Asia business dealings. Whether you operate in the businesses of manufacturing, services, or in the for-profit education industry arenas, growth brings opportunity. […]

American’s ‘Fired” Hussein Obama, Trump Shreds His Legacy

American’s ‘Fired” Hussein Obama, Trump Shreds His Legacy

American’s ‘Fired” Hussein Obama, Trump Shreds His Legacy After the November election, President Donald Trump’s Key objective was to beginning to shred former President Barack Hussein Obama’s anti-America, anti-business legacy as he vowed in his winning campaign. For 100-days after his Inaugural President Trump would have the power to wipe away some of Mr. Hussein […]

Dubai Now Boasts Its Own Typographic Font

Dubai Now Boasts Its Own Typographic Font

Dubai Now Boasts Its Own Typographic Font Not content with having the world’s tallest building, an indoor ski slope and countless other “wonders”, Dubai now boasts 1 more: its own typographic font. The forward-looking Mideast business hub unveiled the new font designed with Microsoft’s help Sunday. The government communication office says the Dubai Font integrates […]

Former Democratic Senator Chris Dodd Out at MPAA

Former Democratic Senator Chris Dodd Out at MPAA

Former Democratic Senator Chris Dodd Out at MPAA Chris Dodd is stepping down as head of the Motion Picture Association of America. He will be replaced by Charles Rivkin, former assistant secretary of State for economic and business affairs under former President Barack Hussein Obama. Though less well known than Mr. Dodd, Mr. Rivkin boasts […]

US Durable Goods Data Indicates Increased Business Spending

US Durable Goods Data Indicates Increased Business Spending

US Durable Goods Data Indicates Increased Business Spending $DIA,  $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX New orders for Key US-made capital goods rose less than expected in March, but a 2nd straight monthly increase in shipments suggested business investment accelerated in Q-1 behind a recovering energy sector. While other data relieved Thursday showed a bigger-than-expected increase in 1st-time […]

Economic Confidence Among Middle-Market Companies at Record Highs

Economic Confidence Among Middle-Market Companies at Record Highs

Economic Confidence Among Middle-Market Companies at Record Highs The Government’s War Against Business is Over Confidence in the US economy among middle-market companies has reached a new high in early Y 2017, the National Center for the Middle Market at Ohio State University said. With 9 of 10 middle-market leaders indicating a positive perception of the […]

The Trump Tax Cut Signals “the War against American Business is Over”

The Trump Tax Cut Signals “the War against American Business is Over”

The Trump Tax Cut Signals “the War against American Business is Over” US President Donald Trump’s proposed tax cuts will boost incentives for Americans to work, invest and save, good on Donald Trump. “The War against business is over,” Larry Kudlow said in an interview Wednesday. “The biggest single missing ingredient in tax policy over […]

President Trump’s 1st 12 Weeks, Defending Our Constitution +++

President Trump’s 1st 12 Weeks, Defending Our Constitution +++

President Trump’s 1st 12 Weeks, Defending Our Constitution +++ President Trump promised that he would put in place common sense reforms to eliminate waste so that the government better serves all Americans. There is duplication and redundancy everywhere. Billions and billions of dollars are being wasted on activities that are not delivering results for hardworking […]

America’s Small Business Optimism Running a Record Highs

America’s Small Business Optimism Running a Record Highs

America’s Small Business Optimism Running a Record Highs Small business optimism remained at one of its highest readings in 43 years, as small business awaits a new healthcare law, tax reform, and regulatory relief from Washington, according to the February National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Small Business Optimism Index, released today. “It is clear […]

Business Growth in UAE’s Private Sector Taps 25-month Highs

Business Growth in UAE’s Private Sector Taps 25-month Highs

Business Growth in UAE’s Private Sector Taps 25-month Highs $OIL Business activity was led by new projects, a further general improvement in economic conditions and market demand The UAE’s non-Oil private sector registered strong growth in March, in line with the trend so far this year, according to Emirates NBD’s monthly survey. Growth in the […]

Starting a Business from Scratch, Some “Scary” Issues

Starting a Business from Scratch, Some “Scary” Issues

Starting a Business from Scratch, Some “Scary” Issues Starting from scratch can be both exciting and frightening for entrepreneurs. This is true whether you’re a 1st-time entrepreneur or you have ecently quit your day job to start up a new company. Right now your future has no limits. You might be building the next billion […]

Tax & Regulatory Reform are America’s CEO’s Top Priorities

Tax & Regulatory Reform are America’s CEO’s Top Priorities

Tax & Regulatory Reform are America’s CEO’s Top Priorities $JPM Most CEO’s of large US companies see tax and regulatory reform as their Top policy priorities, with only 3% naming healthcare reform, according to a survey released Tuesday. The Business Roundtable Quarterly survey showed broad hopefulness about US economic prospects in the wake of the […]

Some Secrets to Success From Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Collector David Lee

Some Secrets to Success From Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Collector David Lee

Some Secrets to Success From Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Collector David Lee $RACE Ferrari collector David Lee is a man who understands the secrets to success. The Big Q’s: How much of these are actually secrets? The Big A: The secrets to success are not actually secrets at all. Mr. Lee was recently interview by author R.L. Adams […]

“American Spirit” Ignited, US Business & Consumer Confidence Running High

“American Spirit” Ignited, US Business & Consumer Confidence Running High

“American Spirit” Ignited, US Business & Consumer Confidence Running High $JPM, $GS Jamie Dimon, 60 anni, said President Trump’s economic agenda has ignited US business and consumer confidence and he expects at least some of the administration’s proposals to be enacted. “It seems like he’s woken up the animal spirits,” Mr. Dimon, Chairman and CEO […]

President Trump’s Business Revolution Begins by “Slashing” Regulations

President Trump’s Business Revolution Begins by “Slashing” Regulations

President Trump’s Business Revolution Begins by “Slashing” Regulations $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The US business community, large and small, has suffered through 8 years of President Barack Hussein-Obama’s hobbling regulations, but now businesses are starting to see some relief from President Donald Trump. “By every measure, the United States has been sinking into economic mediocrity […]

Media Executive Praises President Trump’s Deregulation Plan

Media Executive Praises President Trump’s Deregulation Plan

Media Executive Praises President Trump’s Deregulation Plan $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $CBS Les Moonves, the CEO of CBS, praised Donald Trump’s plans for business deregulation, but defended the media against the President’s attacks, THR reported Tuesday. “Although we’re not the enemy of the people, we welcome the deregulation,” Moonves said. And Deadline Hollywood noted deregulation […]

The Media Has Ignored the ‘Biden Scandal’

The Media Has Ignored the ‘Biden Scandal’

The Media Has Ignored the ‘Biden Scandal’ The news media ignored what the “Biden Scandal,” that being the former Vice President’s son’s role in a Ukrainian Nat Gas company several years ago. Hunter Biden, a former Washington lobbyist, was named to the board of Burisma Holdings, one of Ukraine’s largest Nat Gas companies, in April […]

SEC Approved Crowdfunding for Equity Investors

SEC Approved Crowdfunding for Equity Investors

SEC Approved Crowdfunding for Equity Investors As crowdfunding took off, many serious investors noted that something was missing from the process. Savvy investors want to put money into a promising crowdfunded product, but they also want more than an early edition of the product or a branded T-shirt for their money. This difference has made crowdfunding […]

Hong Kong, This City Tells a Terrific Story

Hong Kong, This City Tells a Terrific Story

Hong Kong, This City Tells a Terrific Story When I 1st visited Hong Kong the city’s slogan was ‘Asia’s World City’. It is still relevant, and I have learned much about the art of Hong Kong’s branding since then. When Hong Kong’s former Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa unveiled the city’s new branding as “Asia’s World […]

Unprecedented Trump Stock Market Rally Signals Confidence & Optimism

Unprecedented Trump Stock Market Rally Signals Confidence & Optimism

Unprecedented Trump Stock Market Rally Signals Confidence & Optimism $SPY, $BA Friday, the US major stock market indexes finished a run of 7 straight session highs and the S&P 500 was up for the 4th week running in the unprecedented post-Presidential election US stock market rally. The latest stock market highs show a “great level of […]

The US “War on Business” is Over in The Age of Trumpism

The US “War on Business” is Over in The Age of Trumpism

The US “War on Business” is Over in The Age of Trumpism $SPY US President Donald Trump’s coming incentive-based tax policy will show that former President’s Bill Clinton’s and Barack Hussein-Obama’s war on business is over and American companies will be rewarded, not punished by over burdening and unnecessary government regulation. “The business tax rates […]

President Trump’s Ban Not About Muslims or Business It is About Terrorists

President Trump’s Ban Not About Muslims or Business It is About Terrorists

President Trump’s Ban Not About Muslims or Business It is About Terrorists $AAPL, $GOOGL, $FB US President Donald Trump’s ban on refugees and travelers from 7 predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States is not intended to be racists or hurt business, it is to protect our nation from terrorists “This has nothing to […]

President Trump’s Cabinet a Visionary “Dream Team” = Business

President Trump’s Cabinet a Visionary “Dream Team” = Business

President Trump’s Cabinet a Visionary “Dream Team” = Business $DIA,$SPY, $QQQ, $VXX With our new President comes his new Cabinet; these men and women tasked to Making America Great Again. We are now 2 weeks into the Trump Administration, and it is very clear now that President has surrounded himself with a Cabinet people that get things […]

US Small-Business Optimism Highest in 10 Years

US Small-Business Optimism Highest in 10 Years

US Small-Business Optimism Highest in 10 Years $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US President Donald Trump’s vow to slash business regulations drove small-business optimism in January to the highest marks in more than 10 years. Monday, we saw the executive order that was just signed on slashing the regulations that have been choking small businesses, and […]

There’s Very Little Corporate Resistance to President Trump’s Travel Ban

There’s Very Little Corporate Resistance to President Trump’s Travel Ban

There’s Very Little Corporate Resistance to President Trump’s Travel Ban $FB, $GOOGL, $AAPL, $F, $GM, $GW, $JPM For the most part US corporate leaders are “mum” on US President Donald Trump’s immigration restrictions. While the leaders of Apple Inc.(NASDAQ:AAPL), Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) and Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) emailed their staff to denounce the suspension of the US refugee program and the […]

Monday, President Donald Trump Vowed to Cut Regulations & Taxes

Monday, President Donald Trump Vowed to Cut Regulations & Taxes

Monday, President Donald Trump Vowed to Cut Regulations & Taxes $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Monday, US President Donald Trump met with a dozen American manufacturers at the White House, pledging to slash regulations and cut corporate taxes, but warning them he would impose taxes on imports if they move production outside the country. President Trump, […]

Dubai Issues 26,707 New Business Licences in 2016

Dubai Issues 26,707 New Business Licences in 2016

Dubai Issues 26,707 New Business Licences in 2016 The number of licences renewed in Y 2016 stood at 107,043 Dubai’s Department of Economic Development (DED) issued 26,707 new business licences in Y 2016, as it introduced new measures to ease the setting up of new businesses. The number of licences renewed in Y 2016 stood […]

Young American Investors Want to Pay for Financial Advice

Young American Investors Want to Pay for Financial Advice

Young American Investors Want to Pay for Financial Advice $BAC Younger American investors who represent the future customers of the financial advisory business are more interested in paying for financial help than any other age group, according to a survey by a leading asset management research firm. The survey found that about 50% of all […]

Dubai’s Chamber of Commerce President Looks at 2017

Dubai’s Chamber of Commerce President Looks at 2017

Dubai’s Chamber of Commerce President Looks at 2017 Hamad Buamim highlights plans to strengthen Dubai’s trade ties in Y 2017 Looking back at 2016, I can say that it was one of the busiest years for Dubai Chamber as business conditions gradually improved, while confidence strengthened throughout the private sector. Trade, travel and tourism remained […]

From the Detroit Auto Show: Toyota (NYSE:TM) to Spend $10-B in USA

From the Detroit Auto Show: Toyota (NYSE:TM) to Spend $10-B in USA

From the Detroit Auto Show: Toyota (NYSE:TM) to Spend $10-B in USA $TM Toyota Motor (NYSE:TM) will spend $10-B in US capital investments over the next 5 years, matching the Japanese automaker’s investments over the prior 5 years, North America CEO Jim Lentz said Monday. The automaker has come under fire from President Elect Donald […]

The Trump Administration and Legalized Marijuana

The Trump Administration and Legalized Marijuana

The Trump Administration and Legalized Marijuana Incoming Attorney General, Senator Jeff Sessions (R:AL) has taken a firm and consistent stand against legalization of Marijuana. If confirmed by the US Senate, and he will  be, AG Sessions is widely thought to be likely to abandon the Obama Administration’s “look the other way” policy on state laws […]

Small Business Conditions Expected to Improve Under Donald Trump

Small Business Conditions Expected to Improve Under Donald Trump

Small Business Conditions Expected to Improve Under Donald Trump $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US President Elect Donald Trump’s victory in the US elections is a leap for small businesses, according to a survey of owners. The November reading of the National Federation of Independent Businesses’ (NFIB) small business optimism index jumped to 98.4 from 94.9 […]

Trump “Magic” Driving Stock Markets, Obama Anti-business Era Over

Trump “Magic” Driving Stock Markets, Obama Anti-business Era Over

Trump “Magic” Driving Stock Markets, Obama Anti-business Era Over $DIA Nobel laureate economist Robert Shiller of Yale University predicts that the “magic” of President elect Donald Trump can continue to lift stocks to record-high marks. “We believe that psychology drives the macro economy, and there’s something changing our psychology,” he said in a TV interview […]

Donald Trump, “Move manufacturing offshore, face heavy taxes.”

Donald Trump, “Move manufacturing offshore, face heavy taxes.”

Donald Trump, “Move manufacturing offshore, face heavy taxes.” $UTX President Elect Donald Trump warned US companies that moving manufacturing to other countries would be a “very expensive mistake” as they will face heavy new taxes. Early Sunday morning, Donald Trump summarized his the plan that was long part of his campaign position, shifting production from […]

Iran is open for business, what does it mean for GCC companies?

Iran is open for business, what does it mean for GCC companies?

Iran is open for business, what does it mean for GCC companies? In January this year, senior diplomats from around the world formally announced the lifting of sanctions against Iran. In principle this put a definitive end to 37 years of various degrees of sanctions imposed on the country. Boardrooms of global Fortune 500 companies […]

Donald Trump’s Win ‘Put the Polling Industry Out of Business’

Donald Trump’s Win ‘Put the Polling Industry Out of Business’

Donald Trump’s Win ‘Put the Polling Industry Out of Business’ A Donald Trump victory in Tuesday night’s US Presidential election could send pollsters looking for work. Donald Trump is on the path to the White House. His winning the Presidency go against many of the polls that showed Democrat Hillary Clinton was leading entering Election […]

UAE non-Oil Business Slows for 3rd Month Running

UAE non-Oil Business Slows for 3rd Month Running

UAE non-Oil Business Slows for 3rd Month Running PMI points to little new work and near stagnation in employment in October Activity in the UAE’s private sector slowed for the 3rd month in a row in October with new employment levels stagnating, according to a new survey. The Emirates-NBD-sponsored purchasing managers index (PMI), measuring non-Oil […]

Donald Trump Brings Business Knowledge To White House

Donald Trump Brings Business Knowledge To White House

Donald Trump Brings Business Knowledge To White House $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX President Donald Trump would benefit Wall Street investors by way of making companies 30% more profitable, his economic policy adviser Wilbur Ross said on TV Wednesday. “Here’s why Trump would be better for Wall Street investors than Hillary Clinton: 30% effective reduction in […]

LOGISTICS: Smaller Carriers Get More Access to Shippers

LOGISTICS: Smaller Carriers Get More Access to Shippers

LOGISTICS: Smaller Carriers Get More Access to Shippers Software Could Shift Load for Truckers World Wide It is a long road with nothing but prairie between Ogallala and North Platte, Nebraske Rick Burnett What San Diegan Rick Burnett wants to offer, even on this lonely stretch of Interstate 80, is visibility. He wants a shipper […]

FBI’s Announcement on Hillary Clinton Investigation Knocks Stocks off Highs

FBI’s Announcement on Hillary Clinton Investigation Knocks Stocks off Highs

FBI’s Announcement on Hillary Clinton Investigation Knocks Stocks off Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The US economy grew at a 2.9% in Q-3, the strongest pace in 2 years, as businesses began restocking their shelves at a faster pace. The Q-3 US GDP (gross domestic product), the broadest measure of economic health, was 2X the […]

Business Spending Dives, Durable Goods Orders Fall, Recession Looms

Business Spending Dives, Durable Goods Orders Fall, Recession Looms

Business Spending Dives, Durable Goods Orders Fall, Recession Looms $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods dipped in September as a Key category that tracks business investment fell by the largest amount in 7 months. Orders for durable goods edged down 0.1% in September after gains of 0.3% in August and 3.6% in […]

Embraer (NYSE:ERJ) Negotiating $495-M Aircraft Sale to Surf Air

Embraer (NYSE:ERJ) Negotiating $495-M Aircraft Sale to Surf Air

Embraer (NYSE:ERJ) Negotiating $495-M Aircraft Sale to Surf Air $ERJ, $TXT Brazil’s Embraer , the world’s 3rd-largest commercial aircraft maker, is negotiating an order with Surf Air of California for up to 50 Phenom 300 executive jets worth $495-M, the Valor Economico newspaper reported Monday. Surf Air, a US business aviation company based in Santa […]

The Outlook for American Businesses is Grim

The Outlook for American Businesses is Grim

The Outlook for American Businesses is Grim $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The Big Q: Are investors in denial about grim outlook for American businesses? That’s the question Société Générale’s Andrew Lapthorne, global head of quantitative strategy, posed to his bank’s clients in a note Friday. “Asset valuations are extreme; returns are poor, the probability of […]

The Week Ahead on Wall Street

The Week Ahead on Wall Street

The Week Ahead on Wall Street $IBM, $GS, $GE, $AXP, $MSFT Earnings season will pick up this week as 11 members of the DJIA are scheduled to report: International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) Monday Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS), Intel Corp. (NASDAQ:INTC), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) and UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Tuesday American Express Co. (NYSE:AXP) Wednesday; Microsoft […]

The Key Elements on the Path to Success, Learn Them

The Key Elements on the Path to Success, Learn Them

The Key Elements on the Path to Success, Learn Them “Reexamination of passionate pursuits can lead to detour on the path to happiness, full effort is full victory.” — Paul Ebeling Daily we make hundreds of decisions, many subconsciously. But when it comes to our dreams and aspirations as entrepreneurs, people often put a great deal of […]

The US Economy is Not Recovering

The US Economy is Not Recovering

The US Economy is Not Recovering Despite US media’s trumpeting the Obama Admin’s numbers lauding the so-called “recovering” US economy, a new Gallup report said that is not true. There is a Big Problem: The deaths of small businesses under the Obama Administration outnumbered their births. That is because there has been much long-term degradation […]

Bangkok, The World’s #1 Travel Destination for 2016

Bangkok, The World’s #1 Travel Destination for 2016

Bangkok, The World’s #1 Travel Destination for 2016 Bangkok has edged out London as the world’s most visited city, according to the 2016 MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index released on Thursday. The Thai capital is projected to welcome 21.47-M international visitors in 2016, just ahead of 2nd-ranked London with a forecast of 19.88-M overnight visitors, […]