This Week’s US Economic Calendar: Expected, Revised & Prior

This Week’s US Economic Calendar: Expected, Revised & Prior






This Week’s US Economic Calendar: Expected, Revised & Prior 26 September, Monday New Home Sales, August (10:00a EDT): 585-K expected, 654-K prior 27 September, Tuesday Case-Shiller 20-City, July (9:00a EDT): 5.1% expected, 5.1% prior Consumer Confidence, September (10:00a EDT): 98.0 expected, 101.1 prior (revised from 99.8) 28 September Wednesday MBA Mortgage Index, 09/24 (7:00a EDT): […]






ADB backs China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” in Central Asia

ADB backs China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” in Central Asia






ADB backs China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” in Central Asia The Asian Development Bank (ADB) supports China’s Belt and Road initiative in Central Asia, as both sides have the common goal to promote regional cooperation and integration. Zhang Wencai, ADB Vice President for Central and West Asia and South Asia Operations, made the remark during […]






Chinese Companies Taping ASEAN Market

Chinese Companies Taping ASEAN Market






Chinese Companies Taping ASEAN Market As more and more Chinese companies tap into the burgeoning Southeast Asian market, expert and company officials expect localization to be a Key aspect to boost industrial capacity cooperation between China and members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The long-time friendly ties and close neighborhood provide China […]






The Week Ahead on Wall Street

The Week Ahead on Wall Street






The Week Ahead on Wall Street $BF.B, $CRM, $AVGO, $CPB, $HRB There are only 5 members of the S&P 500 scheduled to report earnings this week, they are: Brown-Forman Corp. (NYSE:BF.B) and Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM) Wednesday, and Broadcom (NASDAQ:AVGO), Campbell Soup Co. (NYSE:CPB) and H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) Thursday. Economic reports The week’s 1st notable economic report […]






The Week Ahead on Wall Street

The Week Ahead on Wall Street






The Week Ahead on Wall Street $HD, $CSCO, $WMT, $LOW, $TGT Earnings season winds down, just 20 members of the S&P 500 report to Wall Street this week. Included are DJIA members Home Depot (NYSE:HD) Tuesday, Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) Wednesday and Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) Thursday. Some other retailers will also report to Wall Street, including: […]






China Considering Boosting Private Investment

China Considering Boosting Private Investment






China Considering Boosting Private Investment China’s top economic planning body has suggested more policy tools to reverse the slowing of private investment and bolster economic growth. The government should further encourage private investment with more preferential policies and remove barriers preventing private companies from entering electricity, telecommunications and other sectors that were once dominated by […]






China, International Investors Confident about Economic Transformation

China, International Investors Confident about Economic Transformation






China, International Investors Confident about Economic Transformation The Fourth Industrial Revolution is driven by the increasing use of digital technologies and highly intelligent robots in the leading world economies. International investors are confident about China’s economic transformation, believing it can bring them good opportunities. Speaking on the sidelines of the ongoing World Economic Forum in […]






The Week Ahead on Wall Street

The Week Ahead on Wall Street






The Week Ahead on Wall Street $KR, $ORCL Just 2 members of the S&P 500 are scheduled to report earnings to Wall Street this week: The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR), and Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ:ORCL). Both announce their results Thursday. US Fed’s FOMC Meeting The US Fed’s Open Market Committee (FOMC) will hold a 2-day meeting, beginning […]






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, […]






Extreme Weather Strains Australian Firefighting Resources

Extreme Weather Strains Australian Firefighting Resources






Extreme Weather Strains Australian Firefighting Resources Australia’s firefighting resources will come under increasing strain as climate change causes Northern and Southern hemisphere bushfire seasons to overlap. Dozens of Australian firefighters have traveled to the United States to help fight more than 70 wildfires as the nation weathers one of its worst wildfire seasons in recent […]






Earth Day Proves The Value of Water And More

Earth Day Proves The Value of Water And More






Earth Day Proves The Value of Water And More April 22, 2016 Ecological principles guide economic strategies to fit 21st Century conditions. Mekong River floodwaters force Vietnamese farmers to erect barricades to protect their fields. From 1980 to 2014, 41 percent of all the economic losses globally, and 27 percent of the fatalities, were from […]