Renewable Energy Prospects Grim Under Trump Admin

Renewable Energy Prospects Grim Under Trump Admin






Renewable Energy Prospects Grim Under Trump Admin $USO, $UNG Koch Industries lobbyist Thomas Pyle is leading US President Elect Donald Trump’s transition team for Energy With that expect to see a regression in renewable power projects in California and the nation. Mr. Pyle is President of the Institute for Energy Research Group (PER), which has […]






Trump Rally Extends, Financials and Techs Lead

Trump Rally Extends, Financials and Techs Lead






Trump Rally Extends, Financials and Techs Lead $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US stocks rose Monday as investors bought banks and  technology company stocks, which have been mostly left out of a post-election rally. The DJIA marked another record high. Energy companies rose as the price of Crude Oil reached its highest marks since July 2015. […]






Exploring Dubai’s New Water Canal

Exploring Dubai’s New Water Canal






Exploring Dubai’s New Water Canal The 3.2km Waterway will feature the UAE’s longest Promenade The Dhs2.7-B Dubai Water Canal project, officially opened last week, is already starting to attract crowds. Hailed as a new landmark in modern Dubai, the 3.2km waterway, which will feature the UAE’s longest promenade stretches through Key areas including Business Bay, […]






Aramco IPO to Reveal Extent of Saudi Crude Oil Reserves

Aramco IPO to Reveal Extent of Saudi Crude Oil Reserves






Aramco IPO to Reveal Extent of Saudi Crude Oil Reserves Khalid al-Falih said 3rd parties would independently verify “reserves” disclosed to investors The planned listing of state-owned Oil giant Saudi Arabia will include information on the extent of the Kingdom’s reserves, according to reports. Saudi energy minister Khalid al-Falih said the IPO (initial public offering) […]






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 […]






OPEC’s Job Now Tougher with Trump Win

OPEC’s Job Now Tougher with Trump Win






OPEC’s Job Now Tougher with Trump Win $CVX, $XOM, $RDS.A, $BP, $TOT, $OIL OPEC’s job of trying to prop up Crude Oil prices has just got much, much harder. With Donald Trump winning the US Presidential election, the 14-country Crude Oil-producing cartel may have to battle a sourer outlook for the global economy and weaker […]






Vitamin called NR (nicotinamide riboside) said to Halt the Aging Process

Vitamin called NR (nicotinamide riboside) said to Halt the Aging Process






Vitamin called NR (nicotinamide riboside) said to Halt the Aging Process Today I learned that scientists discovered a new B vitamin that appears to boost cellular metabolism, improve muscle endurance, increase longevity, and protect our brain’s neurons, all while enhancing blood glucose tolerance and insulin sensitivity in diabetics. Researchers say that this recent discovery offers […]






S&P 500 Losing Streak Longest in Over 30 yrs Augurs Trump Win

S&P 500 Losing Streak Longest in Over 30 yrs Augurs Trump Win






S&P 500 Losing Streak Longest in Over 30 yrs Augurs Trump Win $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The S&P 500 Index extended its longest losing streak in more than 30 years, as data bolstered speculation interest rates will rise before year-end and investors cautious ahead of US Presidential election. Stocks faded in afternoon trading as an […]






Stress Can Make Us Fat!

Stress Can Make Us Fat!






Stress Can Make Us Fat! You have likely figured out that stress can cause us to overeat leading to weight gain. But that is not the only reason we can pack on the pounds according to a new study. Stress triggers a hormone called Adamts1 that causes fat cells in the body to mature, say […]






Renewable Energy: Indonesia

Renewable Energy: Indonesia






Semen Indonesia, the nation’s largest cement maker, has achieved major savings in its operating costs by replacing coal with natural waste as fuel for electricity generation (husks and shells from tobacco, cashew and coconut production).  As a result, Semen Indonesia’s costs of revenue dropped 2% year-on-year in the first half of this year to Rp […]






The Best Jobs for Your Personality Type

The Best Jobs for Your Personality Type






The Best Jobs for Your Personality Type Everyone has different strengths, weaknesses, and traits that lend to their success in different areas. Personally, I love the analytical, data-driven nature of my work. And, not to blow my own horn, but I’m not bad at what I do! But if you put me in another setting — say, a […]






Donald Trump, “I will Introduce an America First Energy Plan”

Donald Trump, “I will Introduce an America First Energy Plan”






Donald Trump, “I will Introduce an America First Energy Plan” Donald Trump outlined his pro-Coal mining and fossil fuel election platform, telling an industry audience in Pittsburgh, PA that he will scrap the $5-T Obama-Clinton Climate Action Plan and the Clean Power Plan, and overhaul EPA regulations seen as strangling US, Coal, Oil & Gas […]






BYD (OTCMKT:BYDDF) to Triple Size of California Factory

BYD (OTCMKT:BYDDF) to Triple Size of California Factory






BYD (OTCMKT:BYDDF) to Triple Size of California Factory $BYDDF Chinese car, bus and battery maker BYD (OTCMKT:BYDDF) announced recently that it will expand its EV (electric vehicle) plant in Lancaster, California, 3X’ing the size of its facility, employment and production capability in next 3 years. Stella Li, President of BYD America, said at a groundbreaking […]






Singaporean Businessmen Vow to Boost Trade, Investment in Myanmar

Singaporean Businessmen Vow to Boost Trade, Investment in Myanmar






Singaporean Businessmen Vow to Boost Trade, Investment in Myanmar Singaporean businessmen in Myanmar have vowed to boost trade and investment of the county, official media reported Wednesday. The Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) and 47 Singaporean businessmen jointly made a business dialogue and networking session over the last 2 […]






Personal Income, Wages, Salaries, Savings Advanced in July

Personal Income, Wages, Salaries, Savings Advanced in July






Personal Income, Wages, Salaries, Savings Advanced in July $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US consumer spending increased for a fourth straight month in July amid strong demand for automobiles, pointing to a pickup in economic growth that could pave the way for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates this year. The Commerce Department said Monday […]






Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK) Possible Correction to 5.06

Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK) Possible Correction to 5.06






Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK) Possible Correction to 5.06 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 5.06. The projected upper bound is: 7.19. The projected lower bound […]






The Many Reasons to Embrace Technology

The Many Reasons to Embrace Technology






The Many Reasons to Embrace Technology $FB, $GOOGL, $AAPL, $MSFT “The strongest force propelling human progress has been the swift advance and wide diffusion of technology.” — The Economist Some historical facts, as follows: In the year 1820, a person could expect to live less than 35 years, 94% of the global population lived in extreme poverty, […]






US Consumer Prices Unchanged, Inflation Slows

US Consumer Prices Unchanged, Inflation Slows






US Consumer Prices Unchanged, Inflation Slows $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US consumer prices were unchanged in July as the cost of gasoline fell for the 1st time in 5 months and underlying inflation slowed, which could further diminish prospects of a US Fed interest rate increase this year. The Labor Department said Tuesday that the […]






Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) Trading Outlook

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) Trading Outlook






Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) Trading Outlook HEFFX Notes Chesapeake Energy Corporation Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 4.74. The projected upper bound is: 5.46. The projected lower bound is: 4.16. The projected closing price is: […]






China Focuses on Petrochemical Industry Development

China Focuses on Petrochemical Industry Development






China Focuses on Petrochemical Industry Development China has determined that must shut down outmoded facilities, consolidate production and reduce pollution to increase the competitiveness of its petrochemical industry, according to a government guideline issued Wednesday. The energy sector’s industrial development is hindered by overcapacity along with security and environmental constraints, according to the guideline issued […]






The US “Earnings Recession” is Not Registering with Investors

The US “Earnings Recession” is Not Registering with Investors






The US “Earnings Recession” is Not Registering with Investors $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The US earnings recession should be dampening the 7-year-old Bull Market, but it is not registering with investors. Quarterly profits in the S&P 500 Index are about to fall yet again, extending a streak of declines poised to match the longest earnings […]






Exclusive Interview with John Cannizzo, founding Chairman of cautiosystems

Exclusive Interview with John Cannizzo, founding Chairman of cautiosystems






Exclusive Interview with John Cannizzo, founding Chairman of cautiosystems, Inc., a private company. Friday, after the close of a very volatile week in the global stock markets (post-Brexit) I happily sat down with John Cannizzo, the founding Chairman, President and Chief Technology Officer of cautiosystems to discuss the importance and benefits to the industry, community […]






Cautiosystems, A Disruptive Environmental & Energy Saving Technology

Cautiosystems, A Disruptive Environmental & Energy Saving Technology






Cautiosystems, A Disruptive Environmental & Energy Saving Technology Last month, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the US government’s “1st-ever” set of standards to reduce methane emissions. The new regulations were criticized by environmentalist critics as not far-reaching enough. The Obama Administration proposed new regulations in January 2016 to cut the amount of Methane, a powerful Greenhouse […]






China Led AIIB, a New Multi-National Development Bank Meeting Expections

China Led AIIB, a New Multi-National Development Bank Meeting Expections






China Led AIIB, a New Multi-National Development Bank Meeting Expections Details of the operation and philosophy of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) show that it is meeting expectations to lead development cooperation as a new type of multilateral financial institution. Addressing the AIIB Board of Governors Saturday, the bank’s President Jin Liqun said that […]






China’s Banks Sponsor Growth of ‘Green’ Economy

China’s Banks Sponsor Growth of ‘Green’ Economy






China’s Banks Sponsor Growth of ‘Green’ Economy Chinese banks offered strong credit support for the growth of the Green economy in Y 2015. The total balance of Green loans issued by China’s 21 major financial institutions rose 16.42% last year to RMB 7.01-T, according to a report released Friday by the China Banking Association. It […]






The Why of Sustainable “Green” Building Worldwide

The Why of Sustainable “Green” Building Worldwide






The Why of Sustainable “Green” Building Worldwide The Trends The Top 2 reasons for building Green: client demand (35%) and market demand (33%). The global Green building market grew in Y 2013 to $260-B, including an estimated 20% of all new US commercial real estate construction. This trend is expected to intensify in the coming […]






People are Asking, “Are Electric Cars the Future of Motoring?”

People are Asking, “Are Electric Cars the Future of Motoring?”






People are Asking, “Are Electric Cars the Future of Motoring?” $GM, $TSLA, $DDAIF, $BMW:DE, $POAHY Not too long EV’s (electric vehicles) were a rarity on the road and the track, and dream of hardcore environmentalists. That seems to be changing now and consumers are to believe the media hyperbole and some industry experts, EV’s will […]






Energy Cooperation the Key Link to Russia-China Economic Tie-up

Energy Cooperation the Key Link to Russia-China Economic Tie-up






Energy Cooperation the Key Link to Russia-China Economic Tie-up Energy cooperation has become the ‘backbone” of the Russia-China economic partnership, as bi-lateral interaction is expected to speed up in all economic fields. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich expressed the confidence that bi-lateral economic cooperation would continue to grow steadily in various fields. “China is […]






GE (NYSE:GE), Saudi’s SAIIC Ink $3-B Deal to support new Saudi Vision

GE (NYSE:GE), Saudi’s SAIIC Ink $3-B Deal to support new Saudi Vision






GE (NYSE:GE), Saudi’s SAIIC Ink $3-B Deal to support new Saudi Vision $GE The J-V agreement will help expand the Kingdom’s local manufacturing sector The US industrial conglomerate General Electric (NYSE:GE) has signed a $3-B MOU (memorandum of understanding) with the Saudi Arabian Industrial Investments Company (SAIIC) to help develop the local manufacturing industry. Under […]






SEC Cracking Down on Misleading “Shocking” Corporate Accounting

SEC Cracking Down on Misleading “Shocking” Corporate Accounting






SEC Cracking Down on Misleading “Shocking” Corporate Accounting $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX SEC’s chief accountant for corporate sending message to companies that aggressively engage in misleading adjusted earnings measures. Mark Kronforst, chief accountant of the SEC’s corporation finance division, warned that the SEC is sending a message to companies that excessively engage in misleading accounting. […]






Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)

Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)






Tuesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI) $DIA, $.DJI Wall Street rallied strongly Monday but finished off its highs, with the DJIA + 175 pts to finished at 17,710.71, led by a 3% gainer in Crude Oil, underpinning the energy related sector. The NAS Comp advanced 1.22% to finish at 5,775.56, and the S&P 500 gained […]






Thursday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DIA)

Thursday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DIA)






Thursday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DIA) $DIA, $.DJI Wall Street dove Wednesday, reversing most of Tuesday’s gainers. DJIA shed 217 pts or 1.21% to close at 17,711.12, the NAS Comp gave back 1.02% to end at 4,760.69, the S&P lost 0.96% to close at 2,064.46. Retailers led the decline with Macy’s (NYSE:M) falling 15% […]






America’s Home Builders Beginning to Market Safety and Energy Efficiency

America’s Home Builders Beginning to Market Safety and Energy Efficiency






America’s Home Builders Beginning to Market Safety and Energy Efficiency When single family home builders talk about customer service, they focus on how to make the building process smoother, how to speak to customers so that they understand, and how to mitigate problems and delays. Last year in a presentation at the 2015 Avid Conference […]






Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street






Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX This is jobs week. So, we will get to see how  many new low wage jobs the US economy added and/or how many good jobs it lost. We are in the middle of earning season, and will see some smaller energy outfits and biotech results reporting this […]






Wednesday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DJI)

Wednesday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DJI)






Wednesday’s Technical Outlook for the DJIA (.DJI) Wall Street was unable to follow the lead of overseas share markets, finishing the day mixed. The DJIA + 0.27% to close at 18,053.60, the S&P 500 adding 6 pts to end at 2,100.80, the NAS comp finished off 0.40% at 4,940.33, this last weighed by weakness in […]