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 […]






AVIC Capital Holdings Co Ltd(SHA:600705) Trading Outlook

AVIC Capital Holdings Co Ltd(SHA:600705) Trading Outlook






AVIC Capital Holdings Co Ltd(SHA:600705) Trading Outlook HEFFX Notes AVIC Capital Holdings Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 5.99. The projected upper bound is: 7.66. […]






Saudi Stock Market Easing Restrictions on Foreign Investment

Saudi Stock Market Easing Restrictions on Foreign Investment






Saudi Stock Market Easing Restrictions on Foreign Investment Ownership limits and minimum qualifications for overseas institutions will be eased next month Saudi Arabia will ease restrictions on foreign investment in its securities markets next month, sooner than previously indicated, in an effort to attract more institutional money into its exchange, the regulator said Wednesday. With […]






S&P Maintains Strong Abu Dhabi Ratings

S&P Maintains Strong Abu Dhabi Ratings






S&P Maintains Strong Abu Dhabi Ratings The agency affirmed its ‘AA’ long-term ratings for the emirate despite low Crude Oil prices  Ratings agency S&P has maintained its strong ratings for Abu Dhabi despite the impact of low Crude Oil prices on the Emirate’s economy. In its latest report, S&P affirmed its ‘AA’ long-term and ‘A-1+’ short-term […]






China’s Forex Reserves Fell in July, Gold Reserves Up

China’s Forex Reserves Fell in July, Gold Reserves Up






China’s Forex Reserves Fell in July, Gold Reserves Up $CNY, $USD, $GLD China’s Forex (foreign exchange) reserves fell to $3.20-T in July, central bank data showed Sunday. Economists polled predicted Forex reserves would fall to $3.20-T from $3.21-T at the end of June. China’s reserves, the largest in the world, fell by $4.10-B in July. […]






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 […]






Crowdfunding for the Benefit of the Public

Crowdfunding for the Benefit of the Public






Crowdfunding for the Benefit of the Public Crowdfunding platforms offer a rich vein of inquiry about the implications of digital infrastructure for civil society. Since their early development in the creative arts during the mid-2000s, these online systems for funding projects via smallcontributions from many peoplehave grown in number and reach. The best-known examples in […]






Real Estate Investment “Pivots” to Crowdfunding

Real Estate Investment “Pivots” to Crowdfunding






Real Estate Investment “Pivots” to Crowdfunding Crowdfunding: Crowdfunding is an investment trend that has fueled startup development and garnered Pop Culture casche as regular people have begun investing like never before. Real Estate is the latest area to open up. The biggest change that allowed people to begin considering real estate crowdfunding was the passage […]






SEC Proposes Expansion of the Smaller Reporting Company

SEC Proposes Expansion of the Smaller Reporting Company






SEC Proposes Expansion of the Smaller Reporting Company Many professionals have been lobbying the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over recent years to increase the pool of public companies that can qualify for the scaled disclosure requirements available to smaller registrants, the SEC is seeking comments for proposed amendments that will expand the definition of […]






Japanese Economy Hard to Grow with Declining Workforce

Japanese Economy Hard to Grow with Declining Workforce






Japanese Economy Hard to Grow with Declining Workforce The fundamental problem of the Japanese economy is its declining workforce, an Australia international economist said recently in an  interview. Joseph Capurso, Commonwealth Bank of Australia international economist, said: “It’s very hard to grow your economy when your workforce is falling.” The May Markit/Nikkei manufacturing PMI declined […]






Qatar Plans Zones w/Tax Incentives to lure Overseas Investors

Qatar Plans Zones w/Tax Incentives to lure Overseas Investors






Qatar Plans Zones w/Tax Incentives to lure Overseas Investors Qatar is seeking to draw in more foreign investors and cut its dependence on gas revenues by setting up special economic zones that will allow for 100% overseas ownership. The world’s top LNG exporter is one of the richest countries per capita but faces a projected […]






US Consumer Spending, Residential Investment Driving a Weak Economy

US Consumer Spending, Residential Investment Driving a Weak Economy






US Consumer Spending, Residential Investment Driving a Weak Economy $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The demand side of the US GDP accounts shows that the nations economic engine has 6 cylinders, they are: consumer spending residential investment capital spending inventories net exports government spending. In recent Quarters, it seems like most of the US economy’s power […]






Tulla Group’s Kevin Maloney, Chasing Growth in Australia

Tulla Group’s Kevin Maloney, Chasing Growth in Australia






Tulla Group’s Kevin Maloney, Chasing Growth in Australia CapitalPitch, an funding platform in Australia that helps startups connect with VC (venture capital) money, has begun raising at least A$10-M for its own fund to co-invest in early-stage Australia ventures that raise money through its website. The new CapitalPitch Venture Fund is partnered with the high-net-worth […]






Philippines Seeing Strong Domestic Demand

Philippines Seeing Strong Domestic Demand






Philippines Seeing Strong Domestic Demand Continued demand for capital and consumer goods drove imports growth of 11.7% in March this year, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said this week. The agency reported that imports reached US$6.4-B from 5.7-B in the same frame last year. “This is on account of higher purchases of capital […]






Analysts Questioning the Very Existence of SolarCity (NASDAQ:SCTY)

Analysts Questioning the Very Existence of SolarCity (NASDAQ:SCTY)






Analysts Questioning the Very Existence of SolarCity (NASDAQ:SCTY) $SCTY Last week SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ:SCTY) reported Q-1 adjusted diluted net loss per share of 2.56 on revenues of $122.6-M. In the year-ago Quarter, the company reported a net loss per share of 1.52 on revenues of $67.48-M. The loss was deeper than expected, but what really […]