Xi Sailing BRICS’ Ship on Epic Voyage

Xi Sailing BRICS’ Ship on Epic Voyage

Xi Sailing BRICS’ Ship on Epic Voyage $GS, $CNY, $LNGVY, $BABA In stormy waters it is common for fishermen in Southeast China to set out to sea in groups. Each boat has its own Captain, but they will discuss fishing strategies when they return from a voyage. Over cans of beer, they argue but soon […]

US Launched Trade Investigation into China’s IP Practices

US Launched Trade Investigation into China’s IP Practices

US Launched Trade Investigation into China’s IP Practices Friday, the United States formally launched a trade investigation into China’s IP (intellectual property) practices and forced transfer of American technology, which President Donald Trump called for this week. “On Monday, President Trump instructed me to look into Chinese laws, policies, and practices which may be harming […]

GCC States Push for UK Free Trade Deal After Brexit

GCC States Push for UK Free Trade Deal After Brexit

GCC States Push for UK Free Trade Deal After Brexit Trade between Britain and the GCC totals about $37.5-B annually Gulf Arab states are pressing for an early deal on free trade with Britain to secure preferential arrangements after Brexit, and could have a draft agreement ready within months, officials said Monday. Britain cannot formally […]

Trump Stimulus Expectations Driving US and World Economies

Trump Stimulus Expectations Driving US and World Economies

Trump Stimulus Expectations Driving US and World Economies $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The world economy will grow steadily over the next 2 years, meaning investors should stay invested in equities, according to Barclays Capital Plc. Barclay’s analysts presented several major themes for the next 2 years Thursday, they are: President Donald Trump and Republicans in […]

Money Flowing Out of Emerging Market ETFs

Money Flowing Out of Emerging Market ETFs

Money Flowing Out of Emerging Market ETFs In the week ended 16 November $6.6-B flowed out of EM (emerging-market) debt, according to the data, halting 18 consecutive weeks of inflows. In the 2nd full week of November, ETFS (exchange-traded funds) that buy emerging-market securities saw withdrawals around the world worth $1.4-B. While the rising USD […]

Global Economies have Stalled, Now where do Investors go with their Money?

Global Economies have Stalled, Now where do Investors go with their Money?

Global Economies have Stalled, Now where do Investors go with their Money? Global growth is weak, and will be eroded further by Brexit, Crude Oil prices are low, and falling, the he world has excess capacity and a wage-depressing labor surplus, corporate profits are shaky, and deflation is laying bare the impotence of central banks. […]

Experts See Gold Rally Extending

Experts See Gold Rally Extending

Experts See Gold Rally Extending $GLD, $SLV Gold has rallied strongly YTD with recent world events pushing it higher as anxious investors seek its safety and preservation of wealth and buying power. From Britain’s sudden exit from the EU, to the most contentious Presidential election seasons in US history, to ISIS terrorist attacks, the only […]

The Rising Wave of Anti-Globalization Worries IMF

The Rising Wave of Anti-Globalization Worries IMF

The Rising Wave of Anti-Globalization Worries IMF Thursday. International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde called for global cooperation to improve living conditions in low-income countries, against the backdrop of rising anti-globalization sentiment. “The greatest challenge we face today is the risk of the world turning its back on global cooperation — the cooperation which […]

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 […]