FATCA is an Indiscriminate Violation of Privacy, Repeal It!

FATCA is an Indiscriminate Violation of Privacy, Repeal It!

FATCA is an Indiscriminate Violation of Privacy, Repeal It! “Transparency is when citizens monitor government. When government monitors citizens, that’s tyranny.” The CEO of 1 of the world’s largest independent financial services organizations has today launched an “urgent call to arms” for the Trump administration scrap the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, also known as FATCA. […]

Dubai’s Annual Innovation Showcase

Dubai’s Annual Innovation Showcase

Dubai’s Annual Innovation Showcase This year’s GITEX Technology Week proved to be a Key barometer of the Emirate’s progress in becoming a Digital Hub Again this year’s GITEX Technology Week in Dubai was a showcase of the latest and greatest innovations from the world over. Dubai Police drew international headlines with a hover-bike produced in […]

RNC Out Raising and Out Strategizing ‘Bankrupt’ DNC

RNC Out Raising and Out Strategizing ‘Bankrupt’ DNC

RNC Out Raising and Out Strategizing ‘Bankrupt’ DNC Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer called a “surgically targeted operation” in the GOP’s “data and ground game” for its 2016 White House victory, and predicts it will crush Democrats in Y 2020. Mr. Spicer noted that the Democratic National Committee (DNC) has gone “effectively bankrupt” and “unable to […]

World Stocks Headed to the 12th Month of Gainers

World Stocks Headed to the 12th Month of Gainers

World Stocks Headed to the 12th Month of Gainers $BP, $RYAAY, $BNPQY World stocks headed for a record 12th month of gains Tuesday, as a 5.5 month high in European stocks and records elsewhere underscored one of the most robust Bull markets in history. Europe’s latest rally came as figures from the once-fragile Eurozone showed […]

Dubai’s Ruler Launches New Internet of Things Strategy

Dubai’s Ruler Launches New Internet of Things Strategy

Dubai’s Ruler Launches New Internet of Things Strategy The strategy is set to be implemented over 4 consecutive phases in the coming 3 years. Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has launched an Internet of Things (IoT) strategy and the Data Wealth initiative to boost its digital push. The Dubai IoT strategy seeks […]

Trump Rally Extends to Record Highs on Wall Street

Trump Rally Extends to Record Highs on Wall Street

Trump Rally Extends to Record Highs on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX No one is interested in selling this market, signaling that America’s investors are polling Very Positive for President Donald Trump, no matter what the left press is broadcasting, aka Fake News.  Again Thursday, the major US stock market indexes rose to record […]

Warning, SEC Breach May Impact Trillions of Dollars

Warning, SEC Breach May Impact Trillions of Dollars

Warning, SEC Breach May Impact Trillions of Dollars $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $EFX A breach discovered in a Key US Securities and Exchange Commission filings systems in Y 2016 can impact “trillions of dollars,” cybersecurity. It is the same issue as Equifax (NYSE:EFX), as they are supposed to be the guardians of trusted information. Equifax is […]

Newest Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) to Locate in Waukee, Iowa

Newest Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) to Locate in Waukee, Iowa

Newest Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) to Locate in Waukee, Iowa $AAPL Apple Inc., (NASDAQ:AAPL) the US technology company with iPhone smartphone as its flagship product, announced Thursday its plan to build a new data center in Waukee, Iowa. HQ’d in Cupertino, California, the company said the data center will be 400,000 sqf. The Iowa Economic Development Authority […]

Bitcoin, The Big Picture

Bitcoin, The Big Picture

Bitcoin, The Big Picture $BTCUSD finished at $4410.98 Wednesday. The price of Bitcoin rose Wednesday, following a brief dip below the $4,000 mark, in an apparent run at another record high. On 1 August Bitcoin Cash ,Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash successfully launched. The Big Picture A simple cryptocurrency transaction looks like this, as follows: John wants to send […]

The DNC was Not Hacked by Russia, Hard Science Indicates an Inside Leak

The DNC was Not Hacked by Russia, Hard Science Indicates an Inside Leak

The DNC was Not Hacked by Russia, Hard Science Indicates an Inside Leak The Democratic National Committee (DNC) was not hacked by Russia, nor anyone else. It was “an inside job by someone with access to the DNC’s system,” according to a report in The Nation published Wednesday. “There was no hack of the Democratic […]

China Economy Stable

China Economy Stable

China’s consumer inflation grew mildly in June, as stable prices reinforced the view that the world’s second largest economy is firming up. China’s consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, rose 1.5 percent year on year in June, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Monday. The June expansion remained unchanged from May’s […]

Global Investors Rotating, Not Retreating

Global Investors Rotating, Not Retreating

Global Investors Rotating, Not Retreating $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Global equities have recovered rapidly after a dip this month as technology firms sold off, signalling the investors are still confident about the last of the Trump reflation trades, as they take a more discerning approach to stock-picking. Despite that recent stumble, MSCI’s gauge of world stock […]

The US Jobs Market is Not Rosy as the Headlines Declare

The US Jobs Market is Not Rosy as the Headlines Declare

The US Jobs Market is Not Rosy as the Headlines Declare $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The Question over the strength of today’s job market is Key to understanding the durability of the US economy and the markets looking ahead. The Team at Morningside Hill weighed on the US Jobs numbers today giving us a good […]

Moody’s Downgrades China, Time to Buy

Moody’s Downgrades China, Time to Buy

Moody’s Downgrades China, Time to Buy Yes Moody’s. the firm that kept Enron’s investment-grade rating and did the same for Lehman Brothers has issued a very questionable downgrade of China. The justification for the downgrade is excessively pessimistic and not in line with the ratings they have on other countries. If they were to apply […]

China and Japan Improve Ties

China and Japan Improve Ties

China and Japan Improve Ties The finance ministers of China and Japan exchanged views on deepening cooperation at the Sixth China-Japan Finance Dialogue this weekend. Xiao Jie, the minister of finance, and Taro Aso, Japan’s deputy prime minister and minister of finance, cochaired the dialogue on May 6, with senior officials from finance ministries and […]

China: Economy on Solid Ground

China: Economy on Solid Ground

China: Economy on Solid Ground China’s recent economic moderation is a natural consequence of its economic restructuring, and the country’s solid growth momentum remains uninterrupted in the longer term, Asian Development Bank Chief Economist Yasuyuki Sawada said on May 7. China is doing the right things to maintain financial stability and control cross-border capital flows, […]

China Data Shows Expansion

China Data Shows Expansion

Most of the headlines today are focused on a shrinking rate of growth in China’s manufacturing sector, the reality is it is continuing to expand. China’s economy grew a faster-than-expected 6.9 percent in the first quarter, boosted by higher government infrastructure spending and the nation’s gravity-defying property boom. But growth is expected to slow as […]

CIA Could/Can “Mask” its Own Cyberattacks

CIA Could/Can “Mask” its Own Cyberattacks

CIA Could/Can “Mask” its Own Cyberattacks WikiLeaks’ latest data “dump” of hacked info from the CIA shows how the US spy agency could mask its own cyberattacks to make it look like it came from another foreign government. Russian, Chinese, North Korea, Arabic, Farsi, it’s all in the source code, according to reports Friday. It’s the […]

CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) Volume Data

CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) Volume Data

CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported February monthly trading volume and average revenue per contract (RPC) data on its website under the Quotes & Data section. The data sheet “CBOE Holdings Monthly Volume & RPC Report” contains a complete overview of February trading volume for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2) […]

Investors are Betting The Trump Presidency, Shunning Hedges

Investors are Betting The Trump Presidency, Shunning Hedges

Investors are Betting The Trump Presidency, Shunning Hedges $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Bet the Presidency, is the mantra of investors crowding into the US  The Trump Rally with only modest downside protection despite potential headwinds, from elevated corporate leverage, Fed rate hikes, and potential US policy risks. Data from Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) show investors have discarded […]

Gawk Inc. announces long term Investor Relations agreement with Growth Circle, Inc.

Gawk Inc. announces long term Investor Relations agreement with Growth Circle, Inc.

Gawk Inc. announces long term Investor Relations agreement with Growth Circle, Inc. $GAWK Los Angeles, January 19, 2017 — GAWK Inc. (OTC PINK: GAWK) CEO Scott Kettle is pleased to announce that GAWK in its commitment to pro-active shareholder communication has retained the services of Growth Circle for long-term Investor Relations services. “We have always […]

The Key Reason Live Trading News Covers a Wide Variety of Topics

The Key Reason Live Trading News Covers a Wide Variety of Topics

The Key Reason Live Trading News Covers a Wide Variety of Topics Many readers have ask us why we cover political and health issues when our primary focus is on the financial markets. The Key reason is that all these fields are connected, we do not have free market forces anymore. Virtually everything is manipulated, from […]

No Computer is Safe from Anyone with the Know-how to “Hack”

No Computer is Safe from Anyone with the Know-how to “Hack”

No Computer is Safe from Anyone with the Know-how to “Hack” I, like US President Elect Donald Trump know that “no computer is safe” when it comes to keeping information private and secure within the current technology of Internet connectivity and data transfer. Early last year I learned about the security of online communications, and […]

Stress, the Hidden Factor in the Longevity Gap

Stress, the Hidden Factor in the Longevity Gap

Stress, the Hidden Factor in the Longevity Gap A new analysis from the Hamilton Project released last Tuesday reveals that Biomarkers* of stress have risen much more rapidly for low-income people than for high-income ones. The most recent data show that life expectancy of Americans declined in Y 2015, these statistics are not broken down […]

Gawk Continues to Add Customers, Wins Contract With Leader in Custodial Technology

Gawk Continues to Add Customers, Wins Contract With Leader in Custodial Technology

Gawk Continues to Add Customers, Wins Contract With Leader in Custodial Technology $GAWK Los Angeles, CA…November 2, 2016 – GAWK Inc. (OTC PINK: GAWK) CEO Scott Kettle announced today another signature client win with the signing of an agreement with a national leader in the residential corrective technology industry. Kettle said, “As a technology Company […]

No Need for China to Fake Steady GDP Growth

No Need for China to Fake Steady GDP Growth

No Need for China to Fake Steady GDP Growth China’s economy has achieved steady growth of 6.7% for 3 Quarters running, leading many analysts to suspect that there has been some data smoothing. However, the reality is that the government simply has no incentive or necessity to whitewash the real economic picture. It’s routine for […]

GAWK CEO on MoneyTV Friday to Discuss Record Earnings, Tech Breakthrough

GAWK CEO on MoneyTV Friday to Discuss Record Earnings, Tech Breakthrough

GAWK CEO on MoneyTV Friday to Discuss Record Earnings, Tech Breakthrough Los Angeles, CA—October 20, 2016 – GAWK Inc. (OTC PINK: GAWK ) CEO Scott Kettle will be a guest on MoneyTV on Friday, October 21, 2016, and will speak to investors and the media about the Company’s recent record-breaking revenue and technological advances. Kettle […]

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH) Employee Arrested by FBI for NSA Data Theft

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH) Employee Arrested by FBI for NSA Data Theft

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH) Employee Arrested by FBI for NSA Data Theft $BAH A National Security Agency (NSA) contractor was arrested and charged with stealing highly classified information, authorities said Wednesday, a data breach that could mark a damaging new leak about the US government’s surveillance efforts. Harold Thomas Martin, 51 anni, employed by Booz […]

Alan Greenspan’s Credibility is an Accident that is still Happening

Alan Greenspan’s Credibility is an Accident that is still Happening

Alan Greenspan’s Credibility is an Accident that is still Happening $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX In a article last week, the former Fed Chairman is quoted to be worried about the “crazies.” For some unknown reason, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan’s, 90 anni, opinions are still taken seriously. No one person has done more to […]

Exclusive Interview with Steve Douty President/CEO of Nexo, Inc.

Exclusive Interview with Steve Douty President/CEO of Nexo, Inc.

Exclusive Interview with Steve Douty President/CEO/Member of the Board of Directors of  Nexo, Inc. Nexo, Inc. (a private company) Disrupts the Movement of Big Data A New Era of Information Sharing Has Begun Last Friday I sat down with Steve Douty and to discuss the future of big file sharing, the expense and security surrounding big […]

ITRC Reports 601 Data Breaches Year to Data

ITRC Reports 601 Data Breaches Year to Data

ITRC Reports 601 Data Breaches Year to Data The latest data breach count from the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) reports that there have been 601 data breaches recorded YTD, and that more than 21-M records have been exposed since the beginning of the year. The total number of reported breaches increased by 17 since […]

Nexo Inc. (a private company) Disrupts the Movement of Big Data

  Nexo, Inc. (a private company) Disrupts the Movement of Big Data A New Era of Information Sharing Has Begun $AMZN, $GOOGL, $IBM, $MSFT, $ORCL This discussion is about 1.5X longer than my regular columns on innovative, disruptive, beneficial technology, and fairly technical to boot, but I believe you will all find it compelling and […]

GAWK Reports New Customer Win, 800FUND Now Client

GAWK Reports New Customer Win, 800FUND Now Client

GAWK Reports New Customer Win, 800FUND Now Client Los Angeles, CA- August 2, 2016 – GAWK Inc. (OTC PINK: GAWK) announced another signature client win, with the signing of 800FUND (800fund.com), a fast growing enterprise located in the Wall Street financial district of New York, specializing in alternative business financing to its client base.  Jonathan […]

Neuroscientists Helped Compile an “Accurate Map of the Human Brain”

Neuroscientists Helped Compile an “Accurate Map of the Human Brain”

Neuroscientists Helped Compile an “Accurate Map of the Human Brain” Doctors have had reliable charts of the human body and its organs: blood circulation, digestive system, nerves and the like, but always with 1 frustrating Grey Zone: the Brain. Wednesday, a team of neuroscientists, computer specialists and engineers said they had compiled what “could be […]

Dubai Real Estate Transparency Improved

Dubai Real Estate Transparency Improved

Dubai Real Estate Transparency Improved $JLL JLL report awards city ‘semi transparent’ status and the most in the Middle East Dubai needs to introduce a citywide performance index if it is to improve the property market’s transparency, according to JLL MENA. In its biennial Global Real Estate Transparency Index, JLL (NYSE:JLL) ranked Dubai 48th out of […]

GAWK Creates Revenue, Runs Fiber to Light 2nd Office Bldg with “Last Mile” Technology

GAWK Creates Revenue, Runs Fiber to Light 2nd Office Bldg with “Last Mile” Technology

GAWK Creates Revenue, Runs Fiber to Light 2nd Office Bldg with “Last Mile” Technology $GAWK Los Angeles, CA…June 28, 2016 – GAWK Inc. (OTC PINK: GAWK) announced the second successful implementation of its ‘Last Mile’ connection service by running over 100 strands of fiber to another office building adding 426,000 sq. ft. to its growing […]

GAWK Rolls Up 4th Acquisition, Anticipates Adding $1-M in Annual Revenue

GAWK Rolls Up 4th Acquisition, Anticipates Adding $1-M in Annual Revenue

GAWK Rolls Up 4th Acquisition, Anticipates Adding $1-M in Annual Revenue $GAWK Los Angeles, CA…June 21, 2016 – GAWK Inc. (OTC PINK: GAWK) Scott Kettle, CEO, today announced that the Company has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire the VOIP assets of Xtelus LLC, a North Carolina LLC and Xtelus S.A, a Dominica International […]

Exclusive Interview with Rick Burnett, Founder/CEO LaneAxis

Exclusive Interview with Rick Burnett, Founder/CEO LaneAxis

Exclusive Interview with Rick Burnett, Founder/CEO LaneAxis LaneAxis is a Disruptive Freight Management System Rick has brought forth a simple, scalable Virtual Freight Management system that puts information and cost-control under the command of the shippers. Rick and his Team have developed a simple desktop and mobile app that delivers efficiencies spanning the supply chain […]

America’s Largest Companies Outsource Freight Shipments

America’s Largest Companies Outsource Freight Shipments

America’s Largest Companies Outsource Freight Shipments $JBHR, $YRCW, $ODFL, $USAT A LaneAxis Virtual Freight Management study of the nation’s top 50 Carriers, as ranked by Transportation Topics showed the 13 biggest public companies outsource an average of 42.29% of their freight shipments. This figure is based on the percentage of total revenue those carriers spent […]

Microsoft, Facebook Agree to build High-speed Trans-Atlantic sub-Sea Cable

Microsoft, Facebook Agree to build High-speed Trans-Atlantic sub-Sea Cable

Microsoft, Facebook Agree to build High-speed Trans-Atlantic sub-Sea Cable $MSFT, $FB, $GOOGL, $AMZN Thursday, US technology giants Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) announced they will jointly build a high-speed undersea cable across the Atlantic to give customers fast and reliable access to the 2 companies’ “cloud” and online services as demand grows. The new 6,600-kilometer undersea […]

GAWK, Inc. Files Form 10K, Reports Company Revenue Up 984%

GAWK, Inc. Files Form 10K, Reports Company Revenue Up 984%

GAWK, Inc. Files Form 10K, Reports Company Revenue Up 984% Los Angeles, CA…May 25, 2016 – GAWK Inc. (OTC PINK: GAWK) today announced that on May 24, 2016, the Company filed its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended January 31, 2016 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. In the filing, the […]

June Fed Interest Rate Hike In Sight

June Fed Interest Rate Hike In Sight

June Fed Interest Rate Hike In Sight $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The US Fed officials said it would appropriate to raise interest rates in June if economic data points to stronger Q-2 growth as well as firming inflation and employment, according to the FOMC mins from their policy meeting in April. That view suggests the […]

Privacy & Security Concern “Chilling” Internet Users

Privacy & Security Concern “Chilling” Internet Users

Privacy & Security Concern “Chilling” Internet Users Nearly 1 in 2 Internet users say privacy and security concerns have stopped them from doing some basic things online such as posting to social networks, expressing opinions in forums or even buying things from websites, according to a new government survey released last Friday. This chilling effect, […]

Looking at Equity Markets for Economic Signals is a “Mistake”

Looking at Equity Markets for Economic Signals is a “Mistake”

Looking at Equity Markets for Economic Signals is a “Mistake” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Volatility in stocks and bonds was part of the FOMC’s consideration for slowing interest rate increases in February. Now a Fed economist attached to the central bank’s Dallas branch says that “relying on the equity market for economic signals is a […]

GAWK ANNOUNCES DUAL FIBER OPTIC CONNECTIONS IN IRVINE SPECTRUM

GAWK ANNOUNCES DUAL FIBER OPTIC CONNECTIONS IN IRVINE SPECTRUM

GAWK ANNOUNCES DUAL FIBER OPTIC CONNECTIONS IN IRVINE SPECTRUM Los Angeles, April 26, 2016 — GAWK Inc. (OTC PINK: GAWK) CEO Scott Kettle announced today that the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, WebRunners business unit, has completed agreements for dual 10 GB high-speed fiber optic interconnections into the Irvine Spectrum data center from downtown Los Angeles. […]