BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights Andrew Mackenzie, boss of mining giant BHP Billiton, doubled his take-home pay this year, after the reinstatement of his short-term bonus. Mr Mackenzie earned $4.55m (£3.35m) in the year to June 30, compared with $2.24m the year before, the company’s annual report revealed. The rise was largely because BHP […]

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights All four of Australia’s biggest banks have decided to stop charging customers of other banks a $2 fee to withdraw cash from their ATMs. The Commonwealth Bank was the first to announced early on Sunday the abolition of the fee, citing ongoing consumer unhappiness with it. NAB, ANZ and […]

HSBC Holdings plc (Hong Kong) (HKG:0005) HEFFX Highlights

HSBC Holdings plc (Hong Kong) (HKG:0005) HEFFX Highlights

HSBC Holdings plc (Hong Kong) (HKG:0005) HEFFX Highlights HSBC has admitted it was “wrong” to predict a deep dive in the value of the pound this year, as the banking giant’s bearish currency analysts were forced to revise up their forecasts. The bank had previously said sterling might end the year at $1.20 and parity […]

China Telecom Corporation Limited (HKG:0728) HEFFX Highlights

China Telecom Corporation Limited (HKG:0728) HEFFX Highlights

China Telecom Corporation Limited (HKG:0728) HEFFX Highlights China Telecom Ltd could participate in a plan to inject fresh capital into Oi SA, the Brazilian phone carrier under bankruptcy protection, a senior executive at the Brazilian firm said on Friday. Ricardo Malavazi Martins, Oi’s chief financial officer, said at the sidelines of an event in Rio […]

Bank of China Ltd (HKG:3988) HEFFX Highlights

Bank of China Ltd (HKG:3988) HEFFX Highlights

Bank of China Ltd (HKG:3988) HEFFX Highlights A Bank of China executive has backed the City of London to help manage the risk posed by Beijing’s mammoth infrastructure programme, the belt and road initiative. Sun Yu, general manager of the bank’s London branch, said the capital’s powerhouse financial sector could be a “solution provider” for […]

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) HEFFX Highlights

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) HEFFX Highlights

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) HEFFX Highlights Red-hot Nvidia gets its most bullish Wall Street call yet due to A.I. Evercore ISI is optimistic about Nvidia’s market opportunity in artificial intelligence after meeting with the company’s management. “We are only at the cusp of AI’s growth potential and NVIDIA is creating THE AI computing industry standard,” the […]

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) HEFFX Highlights

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) HEFFX Highlights

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) HEFFX Highlights Bank of America is suing the U.S. government for $199.8 million the bank says it’s owed in interest it paid to the Internal Revenue Service. The suit, filed Wednesday in federal court in the Western District of North Carolina, centers on interest the Charlotte-based bank said it was […]

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights Fortescue Metals Group, the world’s fourth largest iron ore exporter, said on Friday its chief executive Nev Power would step down in February after seven years in the role. The Australian mining group did not name a successor but said it was confident of finding a replacement for Mr […]

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights Australian bank Westpac has decided the time is right to bring its Distributed System Access service in-house, rather than continue an arrangement that saw it tended by IBM. The Register understands that Distributed System Access (DSA) is the Bank’s authentication infrastructure and is used to manage user accounts, group […]

Tencent Holdings Ltd (HKG:0700) HEFFX Highlights

Tencent Holdings Ltd (HKG:0700) HEFFX Highlights

Tencent Holdings Ltd (HKG:0700) HEFFX Highlights Spotify has long been linked with going public in the U.S. — it is speculated to be preparing for an IPO-less listing next year — but it has emerged that the company rebuffed the opportunity to sell to a major tech name earlier this year: Tencent, the Chinese internet […]

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) HEFFX Highlights

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) HEFFX Highlights

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) HEFFX Highlights Verizon has decided to abruptly cut off wireless internet to some 8,500 rural customers in 13 states, saying their heavy data use had made it impossible to profit off of the accounts—even though many of the users had purchased unlimited plans. “Approximately 8,500 customers—using a variety of plans—were notified […]

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights Those Russia-linked Facebook ads are more than just a reason for concern — they could play an important role in one of the largest investigations in recent memory. CNN sources understand that Facebook has supplied the ads and “related information” to special counsel Robert Mueller and team after they obtained […]

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights After conquering grocery deliveries, Alibaba Group is setting its sights on a new part of China’s $4-trillion retail sector: Department stores. The e-commerce giant, which is also venturing into cloud computing and entertainment, is increasingly looking at traditional brick-and-mortar businesses, Chairman Jack Ma, Vice- Chairman Joseph Tsai and […]

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) HEFFX Highlights

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) HEFFX Highlights

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) HEFFX Highlights Tesla is still exploring options to make swapping vehicle battery packs easier and faster. This patent filed in May reveals one option that would allow technicians to change out packs in less than 15 minutes. This isn’t the first of such ideas. Back in 2014 Tesla briefly played with an […]

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights Facebook Inc (FB, -1.24%) this week stopped advertisers from targeting messages to people interested in topics such as “Jew haters ” and “how to burn Jews” after journalists inquired about it, the news organization ProPublica reported on Thursday. ProPublica, a nonprofit out let based in New York, said it found […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights As Apple unveiled its 10th anniversary iPhone X this week, analysts were comparing the significance of its augmented reality technology with another event that changed the future of smartphones and consumers’ view of technology. “We liken the impact of AR to the launch of the Apple App Store in 2008,” […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights iTunes for PC and Mac is putting the emphasis back on being an app for music. It’s no longer a place for you to get iOS apps, but it’s still got movies, TV shows, audiobooks, and podcasts. Today, Apple quietly released iTunes version 12.7 for both Windows and macOS, and […]

BHP Billiton Limited(ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited(ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights Australian iron ore producers fell on Monday after the price of the steel making ingredient slipped on Friday. BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto and Foretescue Metals Group were among the worst performers on Australia’s benchmark S&P/ASX 200, after iron ore with 62 per cent iron content for delivery to Qingdao […]

Australian Dollar Outlook

Australian Dollar Outlook

Australian Dollar Outlook Christina Parthenidou, XM Investment Research Desk Last week the Reserve Bank of Australia decided to hold cash rates at a record low of 1.5% and maintained its optimism about the future economic performance of the country, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) published the GDP growth figures for the second quarter on Wednesday. These surprised […]

Qantas To Cut Costs For Tourism

Qantas To Cut Costs For Tourism

The West Australia government says Qantas’ 12-month trial of discounted airfares for residents in six regional towns is a response to the launch of a parliamentary inquiry. The government hopes it will lead to further cheaper intrastate flights. From November, Qantas will offer a discount of between 10 per cent and 30 per cent for […]

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. Limited (SGX:O39) HEFFX Highlights

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. Limited (SGX:O39) HEFFX Highlights

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. Limited (SGX:O39) HEFFX Highlights It was business as usual on a busy weekday morning at OCBC Bank’s Paya Lebar Square branch on Aug 2. But when a male customer in his 40s, came in to withdraw over $36,000 “in the largest possible denomination” in cash, it set off alarm bells for bank […]

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights Alibaba’s expansion to brick-and-mortar stores started two years ago with a series of investments and acquisitions that worth as much as US$8 billion. To strengthen the offline foray, the Chinese e-commerce giant, which earns hefty profit margin because it does not hold inventories, is rewriting its asset-light model […]

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlighs

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlighs

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlighs Facebook Watch is barely out of the gate, but publishers are already trying to sell advertisers on sponsored shows on the fledgling video-viewing platform. Business Insider’s lifestyle brand Insider, for instance, has already premiered two shows for Watch, including “The Great Cheese Hunt” and “It’s Cool, But Does It Really […]

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) HEFFX Highlights

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) HEFFX Highlights

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) HEFFX Highlights Elon Musk is now taking the commercialization of his Hyperloop idea very seriously. His Tesla-branded Hyperloop pod hit 220 mph (355 km/h), according to Musk, breaking the 201 mph speed record set by the students of team WARR at the Hyperloop Pod Competition earlier this week. Both records occurred at […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Cuts Whole Food Prices By Nearly 50%

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Cuts Whole Food Prices By Nearly 50%

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Cuts Whole Food Prices By Nearly 50% Amazon.com Inc. spent its first day as the owner of a brick-and-mortar grocery chain cutting prices at Whole Foods Market as much as 43 percent. In a sign of how the retailer is changing, the Amazon Echo, a voice-activated electronic assistant, was also for sale, […]

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Assisting Harvey Relief

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Assisting Harvey Relief

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Assisting Harvey Relief Communications companies continue to up the ante on help for Hurricane Harvey-related areas. Verizon said late Tuesday (Aug. 29) that it was pledging $10 million to fund relief efforts through four non-profit organizations to meet short- and long-term needs. “Relieving postpaid customers of data, talk and text charges […]

IDR – Asain Currencies Drifting Low

IDR – Asain Currencies Drifting Low

Asian currencies drifted lower on Wednesday as the US dollar held onto its gains after upbeat retail sales data suggested the economy continued to gain momentum in the third quarter, reinforcing the possibility of another rate hike by the Federal Reserve this year. US retail sales recorded their biggest increase in seven months in July, […]

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights BHP Billiton intends to sell its nickel division despite its decision to invest $US43 million in boosting its capacity to meet demand created by the boom in electric vehicles. In revealing that in the long term it will probably sell Nickel West, which operates in Western Australia, BHP is […]

Trading Outlook – Sell EUR, Buy GBP

Trading Outlook – Sell EUR, Buy GBP

While we remain structurally bearish on GBP, we think EUR/GBP is due some mcorrection in the short-term. The cross is technically stretched with the 14-day RSI running above 80, a level it has reached only four times since 2008. Moreover, Bank of England pricing looks very dovish again with no hikes priced until late 2019. While we […]

JPY/USD – Japanese Economic Growth

JPY/USD – Japanese Economic Growth

The Japanese economy has been showing convincing signs of strength throughout the month of August. Despite softer than expected imports, Japan still managed to beat Q2 GDP expectations. Economic indicators like the PMIalso signal growth. However, despite the strong GDP outlook, Japan’s inflation rate remains dismally below the Bank of Japan’s targets, leaving the possibility of […]

AUD Under Pressure As North Korea Conducts Another Missile Test

AUD Under Pressure As North Korea Conducts Another Missile Test

The Australian dollar has fallen sharply in early Asian trade on Tuesday following news that North Korea has conducted another missile test. Before the news of this latest missile test, the AUD/USD had risen to as high as .7973, a four-week high. That move was driven by broad-based US dollar weakness, continuing the move seen late […]

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Trying To Fight Fake News? Or Real News?

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Trying To Fight Fake News? Or Real News?

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Trying To Fight Fake News? Or Real News? Facebook says it’s taking another step against Pages that share fabricated news stories. The company has already been working with outside fact-checkers like Snopes and the AP to flag inaccurate news stories. (These aren’t supposed to be stories that are disputed for reasons of […]

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) HEFFX Highlights

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) HEFFX Highlights

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) HEFFX Highlights Tesla’s ability to alter so many aspects of its cars with software is great for quick fixes and upgrades, but it can also make things a bit confusing. Earlier this year, Tesla owners discovered that the automaker was limiting power output in certain models equipped with its “Ludicrous” performance mode. […]

Suncorp Group Ltd (ASX:SUN) Trading Outlook

Suncorp Group Ltd (ASX:SUN) Trading Outlook

Suncorp Group Ltd (ASX:SUN) Trading Outlook SUNCORP FPO closed up 0.090 at 13.070. Volume was 4% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 62% wider than normal.   Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bearish Long Term: Bearish Moving Averages:              10-period         50-period                 200-period Close:                                         13.00                 14.17                           13.61 Volatility:                                      29                       29                                23 Volume:                           5,332,984          4,445,677 […]

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) Outlook

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) Outlook

WESFARMER FPO SE closed down -0.460 at 41.490. Volume was 7% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 12% wider than normal. Open           High         Low                 Close               Volume___ 41.770       41.900    41.370               41.490               2,130,945 Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bullish Long Term: Bearish Moving Averages:                       10-period              50-period           […]

Arena REIT No 1 (ASX:ARF) Australian Dividend Stock

Arena REIT No 1 (ASX:ARF) Australian Dividend Stock

Arena REIT No 1 (ASX:ARF) Australian Dividend Stock Arena REIT No. 1 (ARF1) is a Trust. The objective of the Trust is to generate and predictable income distributors to investors with earnings growth prospects over the medium to long term. The Company is a part of the Arena REIT Stapled Group.   ARENA REIT STAPL […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8 promises to introduce a number of new technologies to the faithful. One of those is a mainstay of many Android handsets, namely wireless charging. Tim Cook and his team are expected to ‘lock’ the iPhone into using Apple’s own wireless charging units or charging units that […]

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) Beating Amazon

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) Beating Amazon

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) Beating Amazon The business world may be enthralled with Amazon’s moves to become a major supermarket player, but Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba says it is already strides ahead and is opening up new ways for Australia food producers to access its more than half-a-billion customers. Alibaba has been an important […]

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Privacy Concerns With Amazon Echo Competitor

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Privacy Concerns With Amazon Echo Competitor

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Privacy Concerns With Amazon Echo Competitor While developing its forthcoming video chat device for the home, Facebook has been haunted by its own reputation as a harvester of personal information. The company is currently building an Amazon Echo competitor with a screen that’s internally referred to as Aloha, according to people familiar […]

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) HEFFX Highlights

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) HEFFX Highlights

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) HEFFX Highlights According to a report from a source speaking with Electrek, a recent software update has introduced a new client for a new streaming service called “TTunes.” The news comes from a well known “Tesla tinkerer” who goes by the moniker Green. Right now, there is no user interface for customers […]

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights Mr Power said Fortescue is “reviewing proposals right now” for solar, and for the extension of the gas and power distribution grids near its operations as it sought to improve efficiency and environmental performance of energy supply for its mines. “They are the three key areas that we […]

Keppel Corporation Limited (SGX:BN4) HEFFX Highlights

Keppel Corporation Limited (SGX:BN4) HEFFX Highlights

Keppel Corporation Limited (SGX:BN4) HEFFX Highlights Keppel AmFELS, which operates in the United States, has secured a contract worth over US$400 million (S$545 million) from Honolulu- based Pasha Hawaii for the construction of two container ships fuelled by liquefied natural gas (LNG). These LNG vessels will be built to Keppel’s proprietary design, with delivery of […]

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Semi-Truck With 200-300 Mile Range

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Semi-Truck With 200-300 Mile Range

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Semi-Truck With 200-300 Mile Range The all-electric big rig that Tesla has been developing will travel 200 to 300 miles on a single charge, according to a new report from Reuters. Tesla is slated to unveil a prototype of the semi truck at an event in September, though a specific date has […]

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) Optimizing For Destiny 2

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) Optimizing For Destiny 2

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) Optimizing For Destiny 2 Nvidia’s software engineers seem to have worked overtime on the company’s GeForce 385.41 WHQL drivers. The “Game Ready” driver package brings support and optimizations to half a dozen games, whereas as Nvidia usually focuses on just one or two. If you own a GeForce graphics card and are […]

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Facial Recognition Raises Fear

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Facial Recognition Raises Fear

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Facial Recognition Raises Fear Facebook is developing a video chat device that can recognise users’ faces, according to a new report. The box is said to be similar to the Amazon Echo Show, and will feature a camera, touchscreen and speakers. However, a person familiar with the project says consumers have told […]

Amazon, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) HEFFX Highlights

Amazon, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) HEFFX Highlights

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) HEFFX Highlights With an eye on the future of online retailing, Walmart and Google are teaming up to go after rival Amazon in a play that also targets the growing market for voice-activated shopping. Starting next month, Walmart customers will be able to access hundreds of thousands of products from the company’s […]

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights Facebook just put one of its most important execs in charge of hardware Facebook has put veteran executive Andrew Bosworth in charge of all consumer hardware Bosworth was most recently vice president of Facebook’s ads and business platform Facebook is reportedly building a video chat device, code-named ‘Aloha,’ it will […]

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlights

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlights

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlights Artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning (DL) promise to transform how people engage with the world and how businesses operate in order to make smarter decisions, and Intel® technology is enabling this transformation. Today, Intel is highlighting how its AI technology is being leveraged by one of the world’s largest […]

Singapore Straits Times Index (STI) Outlook

Singapore Straits Times Index (STI) Outlook

Singapore Straits Times Index (STI) Outlook STRAITS TIMES closed down -3.740 at 3,260.050. Volume was 8% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 29% wider than normal. Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bearish Long Term: Bullish Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on […]

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) Trading Outlook

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) Trading Outlook

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) Trading Outlook Wesfarmers Ltd -:FY net profit attributable to members $2.873 billion versus $407 million.FY revenue $68.44 billion versus $65.98 billion.Final dividend 120 cents per share.”Group remains generally optimistic in its outlook”.”Sales and margin pressures in coles are expected to persist”.”Target will progress its transformation plan”.”Within home improvement outlook for BANZ is […]

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights Fortescue Metals Group insists its new, more generous, dividend policy will be dependable despite the inevitable gyrations of the iron ore market. The company on Monday announced it would triple its full year dividend to 45 cents per share (Australian dollars) compared to last year and that it […]

Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) HEFFX Highlights

Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) HEFFX Highlights

Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) HEFFX Highlights Fresh from a share price battering yesterday Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX: TLS) is now trying to persuade investors that the decision to slash its dividend nearly 30% is the right one for the long-term strength of the business. Back on July 18 Telstra’s chairman softened up the market to […]

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlights

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlights

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlights Intel announced its latest eighth-generation Core processors today, and is promising that the new chips will offer up to a 40 percent speed boost over the previous seventh-generation Kaby Lake chips. The eighth-generation chips will be doing things a little differently from other generations. In the past, Intel has either […]

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) HEFFX Highlights

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) HEFFX Highlights

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) HEFFX Highlights From today to September 5th (or while supplies last), NVIDIA is bringing back June’s Destiny 2 bundle for GTX 1080 and 1080 Ti cards, systems, and laptops, a week ahead of Destiny 2’s PC Beta launch on August 28th. As a reminder, eligible systems include NVIDIA’s own GeForce GTX Battlebox […]

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) Back on Track

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) Back on Track

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) Back on Track BHP reported a return to profit Tuesday as strong commodity prices helped it bounce back from a large loss last year, with the mining giant also flagging the sale of its US shale assets. The world’s largest miner recorded an annual net profit of 5.89 billion for […]

Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SGX:Z74) HEFFX Highlights

Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SGX:Z74) HEFFX Highlights

Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SGX:Z74) HEFFX Highlights Singtel has unveiled the first of its “Power On” video series to show support for Team Singapore in the 2017 SEA Games. The 90-second film, which profiles six Singapore athletes – Joseph Schooling, Loh Zhi Zhi, Mark Leong, Nur Alfian, Shanti Pereira and Shayna Ng, pays tribute to the […]

Malaysian Ringgit Trading In Singapore Outlook

Malaysian Ringgit Trading In Singapore Outlook

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has clarified that Malaysian market participants are not allowed to engage in any offshore trading of the ringgit outside Malaysia. Governor Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim said the statement issued by the central bank objecting the introduction of the ringgit futures on the Singapore Stock Exchange was meant for Malaysians. “We want to […]

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights Wesfarmers, the conglomerate that owns Coles and Bunnings, has reported a large increase in profit and boosted its dividend to shareholders by 20 per cent. The retail, mining and industrials conglomerate reported a 606 per cent surge in net profit to $2.87 billion, with the rebound mainly due to massive […]

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights Facebook explained why it won’t let your parents read your messages, in a post in its Hard Questions series today about social networking after death. Facebook admits it doesn’t have all the answers, but it has come up with some decent solutions to some issues with what it calls Memorialized […]

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) HEFFX Highlights

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) HEFFX Highlights

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) HEFFX Highlights Goldman Sachs Group Inc, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and four other investment banks are conspiring to control the more than $1 trillion (Dh3.67 trillion) market for lending stocks, according to a federal lawsuit. The complaint by the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System and two other government pension plans […]

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights Five customers of the Commonwealth Bank allegedly financed terrorism through six transactions using intelligent deposit machines, according to the financial intelligence agency AUSTRAC. AUSTRAC chief declined to declare confidence CBA was now complying with anti-money laundering laws Westpac, NAB and ANZ given an “all clear” Careful consideration given […]

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights Westpac has opted to suspend potential sale plans for its $10 billion portfolio of car loans for a year while it works to separate the division from the main bank, according to sources. The understanding in the market is that the bank will use the time to put a […]

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights Wesfarmers, the conglomerate that owns Coles and Bunnings, has reported a large increase in profit and boosted its dividend to shareholders by 20 per cent. The retail, mining and industrials conglomerate reported a 606 per cent surge in net profit to $2.87 billion, with the rebound mainly due to massive […]

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights Vito Forte will next month join Edith Cowan University as its chief information officer. Until early 2015, Forte was CIO at Fortescue Metals Group before ending his four-year tenure for a position at Oracle. Prior to his stint at the resources company he was the IT chief at […]

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights BHP Billiton has hit the button on a $2.46bn (£1.9bn) project to expand a giant copper mine in northern Chile, as it looks to feed rising demand for the red metal. The long-awaited plan will extend the life of its Spence mine by 50 years, and comes as investors […]

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights The chief executive of one of Australia’s biggest banks will resign next year, as the lender struggles with accusations that criminals used its cash machines to launder nearly $35 million. Catherine Livingstone, chairwoman of Commonwealth Bank of Australia, said in a news release that Ian Narev, 50, who […]

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights Westpac is expected to put the sale of its Hastings Management business on the backburner after the expected $250 million deal with Charter Hall fell through. Charter Hall said yesterday it had decided not to go ahead with further due diligence on its planned acquisition of the global infrastructure […]

Keppel Corporation Limited (SGX:BN4) HEFFX Highlights

Keppel Corporation Limited (SGX:BN4) HEFFX Highlights

Keppel Corporation Limited (SGX:BN4) HEFFX Highlights Keppel Land China is selling its entire stake in residential project Waterfront Residences in Nantong, China, said the firm on Thursday (Aug 16). The developer entered an agreement to sell its 100 per cent interest in Keppel Lakefront (Nantong) Property Development for 1.43 billion yuan (about S$292 million) to […]

Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SGX:Z74) HEFFX Highlights

Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SGX:Z74) HEFFX Highlights

Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SGX:Z74) HEFFX Highlights The most popular digital wallet in Singapore has rolled out the first virtual Visa card in the country thanks to a partnership between global technology group and 2017 Pay Awards Change Agent of the Year Wirecard and Singtel. Singtel Dash, a mobile payments platform that enables users to shop, […]

United Overseas Bank Ltd (SGX:U11) HEFFX Highlights

United Overseas Bank Ltd (SGX:U11) HEFFX Highlights

United Overseas Bank Ltd (SGX:U11) HEFFX Highlights Losses in the local banks again weighed down on the Singapore market, which lost ground for the second straight day. The benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) shed 15.98 points, or 0.48 per cent, to 3,278.95, while overallon bourse came up to just 942 million shares worth S$1.1 billion. […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) HEFFX Highlights “It is our belief at this time that fingerprint sensing will NOT be included at launch”, states BlueFin. Though it concedes “We are still grappling with the touch ID/fingerprint sensing situation as we continue to uncover mixed messaging.” BlueFin even goes so far as to theorise that Touch ID could […]

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) HEFFX Highlights E-commerce site Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is expected to benefit from improved spending trends in China when it reports first-quarter earnings before the market opens Thursday. According to the National Bureau of Statistics of China, e-commerce sales growth has grown to 41% year-over-year for the second quarter of […]

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights Facebook updated its camera application on Tuesday with fun new features, including the ability to create GIFs and add filters to live broadcasts. They’re silly, but your kids might get a kick out of them. Unlike many of Facebook’s recent updates, this isn’t an obvious copy of any specific Snapchat […]

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) HEFFX Highlights

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) HEFFX Highlights

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) HEFFX Highlights Tesla Model 3 reservation holders have begun complaining that Tesla store employees are pressuring them to give up their spots for the hotly-awaited midsized electric car in favor of Model S vehicles already in stock—vehicles which often have pricetags far higher than the Model 3s the reservationees were planning on […]

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) HEFFX Highlights

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) HEFFX Highlights

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) HEFFX Highlights Bank of America is the latest financial institution to jump into the premium credit card arena. And, although these cards are competing for the same big-spending, credit-worthy card holders, this card reserves the best perks for those with bank loyalty. The Premium Rewards card from Bank of America, […]

Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) HEFFX Highlights

Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) HEFFX Highlights

Woolworths Limited (ASX:WOW) HEFFX Highlights A SYDNEY woman who won $151,000 in compensation from Woolworths after slipping on a grape has lost her case on appeal. Colleen McQuillan successfully sued the supermarket last year over injuries she sustained from slipping on a grape — “colour unknown” — in the fruit and vegetable section at the […]

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights At long last, the buck at the Commonwealth Bank has finally stopped at the boss’ door. The AUSTRAC money laundering disaster was a scandal too far and something had to give. Ripping off customers in your financial planning and insurance divisions is one thing, putting the community at […]

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights Economists at one of New Zealand’s largest mortgage lenders have predicted a flat to muted housing market for the next few years. A new Westpac report out today has a gloomy national outlook for the housing sector. The report, signed by the bank’s chief economist Dominick Stephens and others, […]

National Australia Bank Ltd. (ASX:NAB) HEFFX Highlights

National Australia Bank Ltd. (ASX:NAB) HEFFX Highlights

National Australia Bank Ltd. (ASX:NAB) HEFFX Highlights Leading National Australia Bank Limited (ASX:NAB) since 2014, Andrew Thorburn took the company to a valuation of AUD$82.15B and pocketed $6,709,667 over the past year. We’re going to find out whether Thorburn’s stock-based compensation is in-line with the salaries of CEO-peers in globally recognized companies. In 2015, 60% […]

Vallianz Holdings Ltd (SGX:545) HEFFX Highlights

Vallianz Holdings Ltd (SGX:545) HEFFX Highlights

Vallianz Holdings Ltd (SGX:545) HEFFX Highlights Singaporean offshore-support vessel company Vallianz Holdings’s fiscal first-quarter net profit attributable to shareholders rose 12.5% to $4.3 million from $3.87 million thanks to contributions from new long-term charters, it said in an exchange filing Monday. Revenue, however, fell 35.2% year over year to $41.2 million as a result of […]

Jiutian Chemical Group Limited (SGX:C8R) HEFFX Highlights

Jiutian Chemical Group Limited (SGX:C8R) HEFFX Highlights

Jiutian Chemical Group Limited (SGX:C8R) HEFFX Highlights Jiutian Chemical Group Limited (Catalist:C8R) has a Piotroski F-Score of 8. The F-Score may help discover companies with strengthening balance sheets. The score may also be used to spot the weak performers. Joseph Piotroski developed the F-Score which employs nine different variables based on the company financial statement. […]

Swee Hong Ltd (SGX:QF6) HEFFX Highlights

Swee Hong Ltd (SGX:QF6) HEFFX Highlights

Swee Hong Ltd (SGX:QF6) HEFFX Highlights Company shares of Swee Hong Ltd (QF6.SI) have seen the Rank Correlation Indicator climb higher over the past 3 trading days, suggesting that it could be nearing a turning point if the reading crosses the 80 mark. The Rank Correlation Indicator, or RCI will find the highest high and […]

Dragon Group International Limited (SGX:MT1) Receiving US$20Mil Investment

Dragon Group International Limited (SGX:MT1) Receiving US$20Mil Investment

Dragon Group International Limited (SGX:MT1) Receiving US$20Mil Investment Zhuhai Yinlong Energy Co., Ltd., as a strategic partner, intends to invest US$20 million in Dragon Group’s subsidiary, EoCell Limited, for a 40% stake in the enlarged share capital of EoCell This values EoCell at US$50 million, and Dragon Group will hold 40% stake in the enlarged […]

AA Group Holdings Ltd (SGX:5GZ) HEFFX Highlights

AA Group Holdings Ltd (SGX:5GZ) HEFFX Highlights

AA Group Holdings Ltd (SGX:5GZ) HEFFX Highlights Shares of AA Group Holdings Ltd (5GZ.SI) is moving on volatility today -4.00% or -0.002 from the open. The SES listed company saw a recent bid of 0.048 on 34800000 volume. Following all the swirling information about publically traded companies can be quite a task. Every day there […]

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) Fighting Pro Islamic State Accounts

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) Fighting Pro Islamic State Accounts

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) Fighting Pro Islamic State Accounts Twitter is becoming less effective as a platform for so-called Islamic State (IS) terrorists, due to the rapid take-down rate of pro-IS accounts from the site, researchers at Dublin City University (DCU) have found. A study conducted as part of the VOX-Pol project, with the University of […]

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) CEO Steps Down From POTUS Advisory Board

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) CEO Steps Down From POTUS Advisory Board

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) CEO Steps Down From POTUS Advisory Board Intel CEO Brian Krzanich is the latest chief executive to step down from President Donald Trump’s jobs advisory board, and the first among the remaining tech industry leaders to do so following the attacks perpetuated by white supremacists and affiliated groups during a Charlottesville, Virginia […]

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Rejects 3% Of Government Info Requests

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Rejects 3% Of Government Info Requests

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) Rejects Government Info Requests Verizon says the number of federal, state or local law enforcement requests for information has remained fairly stable compared to past half-year reports. For the first half of 2017, according to the latest transparency report Verizon received a total of 138,773 such requests, which included warrants, subpoenas, […]

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Wants To Win App Creators

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Wants To Win App Creators

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Wants To Win App Creators Microsoft’s .NET Core 2.0 is done and available for download as of August 14. Simultaneously, Microsoft is delivering ASP.NET Core 2.0, Entity Framework Core 2.0 and the complete .NET Standard 2.0 specification. Microsoft’s primary goal with .NET Core and .NET Standard was to make more of its […]

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights As the owner of Coles, Bunnings Warehouse, Kmart, Target and more, there is a lot to like about Wesfarmers. Over the past decade, Coles and Bunnings Warehouse have fired on all cylinders while Kmart and Target played their part. According to Morningstar data, the company has achieved a compound total […]

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights Nev Power, CEO at Fortescue Metals Group, wants to quash the wild swings in iron ore prices. Speaking at the Diggers & Dealers mining forum in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, Power said the extreme swings in iron ore prices were being amplified by speculative futures trading, suggesting that it […]

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights The head of Australia’s Commonwealth Bank will step down by the middle of next year, the firm has said. Chief Executive Ian Narev will retire after six years at the helm of Australia’s biggest mortgage lender. It comes amid pressure from regulators over 53,700 alleged breaches of anti-money […]

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights “Think Smart” yell the billboards across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. “Tell BHP it’s time for CHANGE.” The slogan is a play on BHP Billiton’s recently unveiled strapline “Think Big”, and the advertising campaign is the latest salvo from activist investor Elliott Advisors, which wants the world’s biggest mining […]

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