What is the Link Between RMB Yuan and Gold?

What is the Link Between RMB Yuan and Gold?

What is the Link Between RMB Yuan and Gold? $USDCNY, $GLD, $OIL People are asking, Paul, what is the link between the RMB Yuan and the precious Yellow metal? The Big A, as follows: Chart 1: The USD/CNY exchange rate (red line, right axis) and the price of Gold (yellow line, left axis, London P.M. […]

Gold Vs Fed, What’s in Store for the Precious Yellow Metal

Gold Vs Fed, What’s in Store for the Precious Yellow Metal

Gold Vs Fed, What’s in Store for the Precious Yellow Metal $GLD Some analysts speculate that investors in equities might turn, and take profits now that the Fed plans to let up to $6-B of US Treasury debt and $4-T in MBS (mortgage back securities)to mature every month without reinvesting the proceeds. Those amounts will […]

President Trump Ends ‘War’ on Investors and Investing

President Trump Ends ‘War’ on Investors and Investing

President Trump Ends ‘War’ on Investors and Investing $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX President Donald Trump is “ending the punishment of investment,” and businesses are “very positive” about the economic future. Analyst Larry Kudlow said in a TV interview Sunday, that investors should “fear not.” “There’s a lot momentum building in Washington… for the tax cuts,” […]

ICO Investors to “Get Wiped Out in Crypto ‘Mania'”

ICO Investors to “Get Wiped Out in Crypto ‘Mania

ICO Investors to “Get Wiped Out in Crypto ‘Mania’” Hedge fund manager Kyle Bass comments on the raging battle over the viability of the cryptocurrency market. Mr. Bass called many of the dozens of ICO’s (initial coin offerings) that have taken place this year “frauds,” the Hayman Capital Management founder warned in a TV interview […]

A Quiet Day on Wall Street, Posting Record Highs

A Quiet Day on Wall Street, Posting Record Highs

A Quiet Day on Wall Street, Posting Record Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $WFC Wall Street extended The Trump Rally marking record highs Wednesday on quiet trade. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson denied NBC’s report that he considered resigning, allaying fears of fresh turmoil in The Trump Administration. The S&P 500 and the NAS […]

You and the US Stock Market: Big Q’s & A’s

You and the US Stock Market: Big Q’s & A’s

You and the US Stock Market: Big Q’s & A’s $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The US and global stock markets have hit record highs this year, as investors celebrate their gainers. But the record do not seem instilling a sense of excitement in everyone. Some investors are nervous, certain that a major correction is overdue, […]

Hackers Stalk Investors on Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Hackers Stalk Investors on Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Hackers Stalk Investors on Cryptocurrency Exchanges $BTCUSD Dan Wasyluk discovered the hard way that trading cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin happens in an online Wild West where Sheriffs are largely absent. Wasyluk and his colleagues raised bitcoins for a new tech venture and lodged them in escrow at a company running a cryptocurrency exchange called Moolah. […]

Bitcoin Trading Applications Snagged at SEC

Bitcoin Trading Applications Snagged at SEC

Bitcoin Trading Applications Snagged at SEC $BTCSD, $ICE An effort to allow investors to trade digital currencies as easily as stocks stumbled when backers withdrew 2 proposals to list Bitcoin funds. Intercontinental Exchange Inc.’s (ICE) NYSE Arca exchange Wednesday withdrew an application with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to list Grayscale Investments LLC’s […]

China To Post the FDI ‘Negative’ List Soon

China To Post the FDI ‘Negative’ List Soon

China To Post the FDI ‘Negative’ List Soon China will roll out a negative list for foreign investment, which has been tested in pilot FTZ’s (free-trade zones). The negative list model, which states the sectors and businesses that are off limits to foreign investment, will be adopted nationwide as early as Y 2018. “Introduction of […]

Investors Not Overly Concerned About NKorea’s Terror “Antics”

Investors Not Overly Concerned About NKorea’s Terror “Antics”

Investors Not Overly Concerned About NKorea’s Terror “Antics” $JPM JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) CEO Jamie Dimon said NKorea a ‘terrible threat’ but markets should not expect a bad outcome. Mr. Dimon explained it would be a mistake for investors to rush to rash decisions on concerns of a nuclear war. “I think there’s a higher chance of […]

The Effects of the Shortened T+2 Settlement Cycle

The Effects of the Shortened T+2 Settlement Cycle

The Effects of the Shortened T+2 Settlement Cycle In March 2017, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) adopted amended Rule 15c6-1(a) which shortens the standard trade settlement cycle for most broker-dealer securities transactions from three business days (known as T+3) to two business days, (known as T+2). On Tuesday, September 5, 2017, […]

Top 10 Nationalities of Real Estate Investors in Dubai

Top 10 Nationalities of Real Estate Investors in Dubai

Top 10 Nationalities of Real Estate Investors in Dubai Emiratis made the most number of transactions between January 2016 and June 2017 The Dubai Land Department (DLD) has revealed a list of the Top 10 nationalities of real estate investors in Dubai between January 2016 and the end of June 2017. Overall, people from 217 […]

Gold Rises to 2017 Highs on NKorea Missile Test, Stocks Ignore Event

Gold Rises to 2017 Highs on NKorea Missile Test, Stocks Ignore Event

Gold Rises to 2017 Highs on NKorea Missile Test, Stocks Ignore Event $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Investors Shrug Off NKorean Missile Launch Gold rallied to the highest level this year after North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan, boosting haven demand. Palladium extended a rally and platinum rose above $1,000 an ounce. NKorea rattled […]

Yellen and Draghi Open Jackson Hole Symposium Friday

Yellen and Draghi Open Jackson Hole Symposium Friday

Yellen and Draghi Open Jackson Hole Symposium Friday $USD, $DXY, $EUR The Jackson Hole Symposium is this week’s most anticipated event, in part due to a severe lack of other newsworthy market stories but also because two very important central bankers are scheduled to appear. The Fed and the ECB are not only 2 of […]

Risk Appetite Returns, Investors Pour $1.48-B into Tech ETF

Risk Appetite Returns, Investors Pour $1.48-B into Tech ETF

Risk Appetite Returns, Investors Pour $1.48-B into Tech ETF $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Investors sank $1.48-B into the PowerShares QQQ Trust Series 1 Tuesday. That’s the 4th-largest inflow into the industry’s benchmark exchange-traded fund in the past 5 years, and the 2nd-biggest commitment among US-listed ETFs in yesterday’s trading session. Valuation fears and fragile market […]

Investors are saying, “Stocks Are Too Expensive”

Investors are saying, “Stocks Are Too Expensive”

Investors are saying, “Stocks Are Too Expensive” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Caution Signals Blinking Many professional investors (46%) saying stock markets are overvalued, Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s monthly fund manager poll showed Tuesday. The survey, which polled 202 asset managers with $587-B under management, was carried out between 4-10 August, and showed cash levels […]

Update: Expo 2020

Update: Expo 2020

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, visited the Expo 2020 Dubai Site Office today and said he was encouraged by the developments on site. During the visit, His Highness was accompanied by H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, […]

Hong Kong is the World’s Top Stock Market

Hong Kong is the World’s Top Stock Market

Hong Kong is the World’s Top Stock Market $HSI, $TCEHY, $PNGAY, $AAPL, $FB Among the world’s biggest stock markets, there have not been any better investments YTD than Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index But under the surface of that 25% rise, gains are getting more concentrated, and that means for some shares, volatility is on […]

Marijuana ‘Haze’ Covers Canada, TMX Debating US Policy

Marijuana ‘Haze’ Covers Canada, TMX Debating US Policy

Marijuana ‘Haze’ Covers Canada, TMX Debating US Policy Canada’s stock market has been focused on the Cannabis industry opening up, but the country’s largest stock exchange is grappling with how to deal with Cannabis related companies that have investments in the US, where marijuana is banned by federal law. There could be more certainty soon, there […]

Global Stock Investors Seeing Record Market Highs

Global Stock Investors Seeing Record Market Highs

Global Stock Investors Seeing Record Market Highs $DIA, $SPY, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Year to Date (YTD) investors in global stock markets are seeing record highs. Record marks for the widely-followed country indexes occurred in the context of notably low volatility, adding to investor comfort and a sense of accomplishment. All of this was accompanied […]

Not Being Invested in Low Volatility Market ‘Can Be Costly’

Not Being Invested in Low Volatility Market ‘Can Be Costly’

Not Being Invested in Low Volatility Market ‘Can Be Costly’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Goldman Sachs in a Note to clients: “Not being invested in a low volatility market “can be costly””. Many market strategists worry the low levels of volatility reflect market complacency, but Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) equity strategist explained that the low volatility […]

Gold & Silver: Learning Lessons From “Smart Money”

Gold & Silver: Learning Lessons From “Smart Money”

Gold & Silver: Learning Lessons From “Smart Money” $GLD,  $SLV,  $ABX,  $GG,  $EXCFF,  $SLW There are always lessons that to be learned from the “smart money” Unlike regular investors, money managers like Ray Dalio and Stan Druckenmiller are professional investors. They have institutional teams at that dive deep into the nuances and complexities of the […]

Managed Money and Big Investors are Buying ‘FAANG’ Stocks

Managed Money and Big Investors are Buying ‘FAANG’ Stocks

Managed Money and Big Investors are Buying ‘FAANG’ Stocks $AAPL, $FB, $IBM, $QCOM, $GS Managed money and big investors, whose exposure to large-cap tech stocks boosted their returns during Q-1 of this year, are 2X’ing down on their investments even as stocks like Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) dip. Fund managers such as T Rowe […]

Managed Money Said Monday, “We are not worried at all about tech”

Managed Money Said Monday, “We are not worried at all about tech”

Managed Money Said Monday, “We are not worried at all about tech” $AAPL, $AMZN, $FB, $GOOGL, $MSFT Selling in the high flying technology sector extended to its 2nd trading day Monday, with the NAS Comp seeing it biggest 2-day loss since September 2016 The tech selling dragged down all 3 major US stock market indexes, […]

The Stock Markets Signal President Trump is Safe in the Oval Office

The Stock Markets Signal President Trump is Safe in the Oval Office

The Stock Markets Signal President Trump is Safe in the Oval Office $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Many people love President Donald Trump, and many hate him to the point of stress and hysteria, so much so that they are becoming obese as the result. I know a Trump hater that looks like he put on […]

Future Uncertain, as Speculators Pour Money into Cannabis Industry

Future Uncertain, as Speculators Pour Money into Cannabis Industry

Future Uncertain, as Speculators Pour Money into Cannabis Industry The adversarial stance of The Trump Administration’s toward cannabis has yellow lights flashing in the growing industry, but speculators’ money continues to pour in. Marijuana focused companies raised more than $731-M between 1 January and 21 April, an almost 7X increase from the same frame last […]

Investors “Pause to Refresh’ Major Indexes Drift at All-time Highs

Investors “Pause to Refresh’ Major Indexes Drift at All-time Highs

Investors “Pause to Refresh’ Major Indexes Drift at All-time Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The S&P 500 was down slightly Tuesday after mixed economic data and earnings while the NAS Comp hit another record as it was boosted by gains in technology stocks. US manufacturing production showed its biggest increase in more than 3 years […]

Gold & Silver are Climbing, What it Means for Investors

Gold & Silver are Climbing, What it Means for Investors

Gold & Silver are Climbing, What it Means for Investors $GLD, $SLV, $EXCFF, $SLW Our economy is governed by its surroundings, the announcement of a federal interest rate hike sometimes causes the stock market to decline, even before it goes into effect. But since Donald Trump has become President of the US, the Fed’s actions […]

The Trump Rally Has Room to “Grow”

The Trump Rally Has Room to “Grow”

The Trump Rally Has Room to “Grow” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The US stock market rally since Republican Donald Trump won the Presidential election has more room to grow as the President Drives his pro-business agenda. “There’s more upside. Starting from when he was President-elect he started this stock market boom,” said author David Horowitz. […]

Shiller, “Don’t Sell Stocks Because of High Valuations”

Shiller, “Don’t Sell Stocks Because of High Valuations”

Shiller, “Don’t Sell Stocks Because of High Valuations” $SPY Yale Economist Robert Shiller advises savvy investors not to give into temptation to dump your stocks just because valuations are high. “If I was giving you advice: Do nothing. Don’t pull out. Don’t go in,” the Nobel laureate economist said on TV. Investors are dialing back […]

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 […]

Wall Street Finally Saw the Expected “Dip” in The Trump Rally

Wall Street Finally Saw the Expected “Dip” in The Trump Rally

Wall Street Finally Saw the Expected “Dip” in The Trump Rally $DIA,  $SPY,  $QQQ,  $VXX Wall Street dipped Tuesday as investors took some profits after the record Trump Rally run, and maybe some nervousness ahead of the Key healthcare vote Thursday The S&P 500 and DJIA put in their worst 1-day performances since before Donald […]

Investors Putting Record Amounts of Cash into ETFs

Investors Putting Record Amounts of Cash into ETFs

Investors Putting Record Amounts of Cash into ETFs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Mom & Pop, aka retail investors are start buying shares, and with passive investing strategies becoming more popular than active fund management, ETFs (exchange-traded funds) are seeing record inflows of cash from people seeking to join in on the rally since Donald Trump won […]

Contrarians See Trump Calmed S&P 500 VIX as Sell Signal

Contrarians See Trump Calmed S&P 500 VIX as Sell Signal

Contrarians See Trump Calmed S&P 500 VIX as Sell Signal $SPY, $VXX American investors are projecting that The Trump Administration will be the catalyst to boost corporate earnings going forward. They are betting that they are right. “Given the intensity of the political ferment in our country, the Zen-like calm of stock market investors is […]

Starting a Business from Scratch, Some “Scary” Issues

Starting a Business from Scratch, Some “Scary” Issues

Starting a Business from Scratch, Some “Scary” Issues Starting from scratch can be both exciting and frightening for entrepreneurs. This is true whether you’re a 1st-time entrepreneur or you have ecently quit your day job to start up a new company. Right now your future has no limits. You might be building the next billion […]

Home on The Street. Retail Investors Come Off of the Sidelines

Home on The Street. Retail Investors Come Off of the Sidelines

Home on The Street, Retail Investors Come Off of the Sidelines $SPY Retail investors plowed more cash into the markets last week, delivering US-based taxable-bond and international stock funds their 14th week running of inflows, the data showed Wednesday. Stock mutual funds and ETF’s (exchange-traded funds) netted $9.1-B during the week ended 8 March 8, […]

ETFs Beating Hedge Funds W/O High Fees

ETFs Beating Hedge Funds W/O High Fees

ETFs Beating Hedge Funds W/O High Fees Jack Bogle, the founder of low-cost fund pioneer Vanguard Group, says investors are taking notice of the wide difference between inexpensively managed ETFs (exchange-traded funds) and hedge funds with high fees and slim returns. “There is deep disenchantment with hedge funds among large investors,” he said at the […]

SEC Approved Crowdfunding for Equity Investors

SEC Approved Crowdfunding for Equity Investors

SEC Approved Crowdfunding for Equity Investors As crowdfunding took off, many serious investors noted that something was missing from the process. Savvy investors want to put money into a promising crowdfunded product, but they also want more than an early edition of the product or a branded T-shirt for their money. This difference has made crowdfunding […]

Market Paused, President Trump Spoke, Unprecedented Rally Extends

Market Paused, President Trump Spoke, Unprecedented Rally Extends

Market Paused, President Trump Spoke, Unprecedented Rally Extends $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $SNAP Investors piled into US stocks Wednesday, giving the market its biggest single-day gainer in 3 months, driving the major indexes to record highs again as The Trump Rally extends.. This Bull Market is being lead by the Big Banks on expectations that an […]

Why Buy This Bull Market or Not Buy It

Why Buy This Bull Market or Not Buy It

Why Buy This Bull Market or Not Buy It $SPY Below are some of the reasons given as to why investors should “Buy” this Bull Market, as follows: 1. Investor Confidence Is Soaring There is little doubt that since the election both investor and consumer confidence has soared. In fact, confidence (soft data) has become […]

The Quest for Good ‘Large Cap’ Stocks in a Record High Bull Market

The Quest for Good ‘Large Cap’ Stocks in a Record High Bull Market

The Quest for Good ‘Large Cap’ Stocks in a Record High Bull Market $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $AAPL, $WMT, $FB Large cap refers to large market capitalization. “Large Cap” is a term used by the investment community. Cap size has changed over time, so it is important to take scaling into consideration. What was considered a […]

Investors Still See Gold as Safe Haven & Inflation Hedge

Investors Still See Gold as Safe Haven & Inflation Hedge

Investors Still See Gold as Safe Haven & Inflation Hedge $GLD In a counter intuitive move, the precious Yellow metal is advancing as Fed threatens to tighten, ETF investors have turned buyers as Trump Rally extends. Savvy market analysts know very well that works for Gold in practice does not work in theory very often, in […]

Charlie Munger, “Donald Trump Not Wrong on Everything, So ‘Roll With It'”

Charlie Munger, “Donald Trump Not Wrong on Everything, So ‘Roll With It

Charlie Munger, “Donald Trump Not Wrong on Everything, So ‘Roll With It’” $BRK.A, $BRK.B Charlie Munger, 93 anni, the billionaire Vice Chairman Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A), said some of US President Donald Trump’s ideas to prove constructive for the country, tempering comments a year ago suggesting that his fellow Republican was not morally qualified for […]

‘America First’, the US Dollar and Gold

‘America First’, the US Dollar and Gold

‘America First’, the US Dollar and Gold $USD, $GLD A pillar of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, and now policy formation, is “America First” So far, this has entailed withdrawing from possible participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), citing potential currency manipulators, and construction of The Wall along the Mexican border. A Key outcome for investors […]

GAWK’s New Website Enables Access to Cloud Communications Provider

GAWK’s New Website Enables Access to Cloud Communications Provider

GAWK’s New Website Enables Access to Cloud Communications Provider $GAWK GAWK Launches New Website, Enabling Shareholders, Customers, Investors Access to Cloud Communications Provider Los Angeles, January 17, 2016 – GAWK (OTC PINK:GAWK) CEO Scott Kettle announced a new website, GAWK.com, centralizing all information such as customer prices, archived press releases and streaming information about the […]

Young American Investors Want to Pay for Financial Advice

Young American Investors Want to Pay for Financial Advice

Young American Investors Want to Pay for Financial Advice $BAC Younger American investors who represent the future customers of the financial advisory business are more interested in paying for financial help than any other age group, according to a survey by a leading asset management research firm. The survey found that about 50% of all […]

High Frequency Trading in the Stock Market, How it Works

High Frequency Trading in the Stock Market, How it Works

High Frequency Trading in the Stock Market, How it Works High Frequency Trading (HFT) is when a trader or institutions utilizes technology and powerful computers to automate trading and execute large orders at very high speeds through the use of algorithms. Their super computers are able to scan the market in secs looking for ideal […]

Stock Market Participants “Savvy” to Risks Under the Surface of a Rise

Stock Market Participants “Savvy” to Risks Under the Surface of a Rise

Stock Market Participants “Savvy” to Risks Under the Surface of a Rise $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Yale economist Robert Shiller admits that he does not know “what to make” of surging US stocks now Thursday he offer some of his sage advice to savvy investors: “Markets are inherently filled with tricks and traps, be careful.” […]

Marijuana Legalization in USA Triggering Keen Investor Interest

Marijuana Legalization in USA Triggering Keen Investor Interest

Marijuana Legalization in USA Triggering Keen Investor Interest $GWPH, $INSY, $CARA, $MON, $ADM Marijuana legalization in the USA has brought keen interest among investors seeking to profit from a growing and very valuable cash crop. The states of California, Nevada, Massachusetts, Maine, Florida, North Dakota, Arkansas and Montana have approved measures to allow the Medical […]

Canna Angels, LLC Announces Launch as Cannabis Legalization Expands Across the Country

Canna Angels, LLC Announces Launch as Cannabis Legalization Expands Across the Country

Canna Angels, LLC Announces Launch as Cannabis Legalization Expands Across the Country Canna Angels, LLC, an auspicious angel investment consortium focused solely on businesses within and supportive of the cannabis industry, announces its much-anticipated launch. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, the company matches cannabis-centered startups with accredited investors looking to participate in a […]

People are Working, Traveling, Spending and Investing in Stocks

People are Working, Traveling, Spending and Investing in Stocks

People are Working, Traveling, Spending and Investing in Stocks $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ The post-election Trump Rally has taken stock market indexes to all-time highs, and the recent gains raise some interesting Q’s. Below are some thoughts on the action that you may find useful, as follows: Sentiment: Has spiked as the market has run up. […]

Confidence Has Returned To Investors in Wake of Trump’s Election

Confidence Has Returned To Investors in Wake of Trump’s Election

Confidence Has Returned To Investors in Wake of Trump’s Election $SPY, $DIA, $UBS Just 2  weeks before the US Presidential election, 50% of wealthy investors were fearful of turmoil in the stock markets. Many either pulled some of their money out or moved it into more conservative investments, according to a survey by UBS Wealth […]

Big Investors Back Off Bonds Fueling This Bull Market

Big Investors Back Off Bonds Fueling This Bull Market

Big Investors Back Off Bonds Fueling This Bull Market $SPY US voters’ decision to elect Donald Trump US President may extend the life of this 7-year Bull Market in US stocks. That is the consensus of prominent investors attending this week’s Reuters Global Investment Outlook Summit. Expectations that Donald Trump will successfully engineer massive new […]

GrubHub’s (NYSE:GRUB) CEO Killed His Company and Investors

GrubHub’s (NYSE:GRUB) CEO Killed His Company and Investors

GrubHub’s (NYSE:GRUB) CEO Killed His Company and Investors $GRUB CEO Matt Maloney last week found a new way to destroy the wealth of investors in Grubhub Inc (NYSE:GRUB). How: Mr. Maloney urged supporters of President Elect Donald Trump to quit the company he leads, or hang on, will not lead for long. The company’s stock […]

Wall Street Supporters of Donald Trump Cheer His Victory

Wall Street Supporters of Donald Trump Cheer His Victory

Wall Street Supporters of Donald Trump Cheer His Victory “Make America Great Again” Wall Street supporters of Donald Trump cheered his victory Tuesday, which countered expectations that Democrat Hillary Clinton would take the Oval Office. Gathered in the bar at Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue, bankers and brokers mingled with dozens of other Trump supporters, […]

Major US Investment Banks Prepared for Election Volatility

Major US Investment Banks Prepared for Election Volatility

Major US Investment Banks Prepared for Election Volatility $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The major US investment banks, including Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), JPMorgan Chase & Co.(NYSE:JPM) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.(NYSE:GS), are bracing for potential confusion and disorder on financial markets in the wake of Tuesday’s US Presidential election. Bank preparations ahead of the US election […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $WEAT, $SOYB, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade grains futures finished mixed Monday with Wheat futures climbing more than 1% as traders covered short positions following US regulatory data last week. Soybean and Corn futures both were flat to narrowly mixed in thin trading, with some Soybean contracts rebounding from Friday’s […]

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 […]

Hillary Clinton’s Plans Would Stunt US Economic Growth

Hillary Clinton’s Plans Would Stunt US Economic Growth

Hillary Clinton’s Plans Would Stunt US Economic Growth $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Wilbur Ross warned Tuesday that Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s only plan will be to “raise taxes and raise regulations” if she ascends to the Oval Office, which international investors do not see as a true recipe for economic growth. If Mrs. Clinton […]

Investors Find Themselves in a Seller’s Market, October Surprise?

Investors Find Themselves in a Seller’s Market, October Surprise?

Investors Find Themselves in a Seller’s Market, October Surprise? $DIA, $DXY, $GLD, $USO, $GBPUSD Tuesday could be unofficially declared as the seller’s market across the financial arena with major equities and currencies all encountering heavy selling momentum during trading on Tuesday. The only asset class that to benefit was the Buck, which has spiked to 7-month […]

Dubai to Overtake London as Top Pick for Wealthy GCC Investors

Dubai to Overtake London as Top Pick for Wealthy GCC Investors

Dubai to Overtake London as Top Pick for Wealthy GCC Investors Softening prices in Dubai was cited as the top reason for its increase in attractiveness Dubai’s property market is set to overtake the international destinations of London, New York and Singapore as the Top choice for the GCC’s wealthiest investors next year, a report […]

Stock Markets Have Turned Into a Vegas/Macau/Monte Carlo Casino

Stock Markets Have Turned Into a Vegas/Macau/Monte Carlo Casino

Stock Markets Have Turned Into a Vegas/Macau/Monte Carlo Casino Global central bankers have turned world financial markets into a casino, thanks to their unprecedented monetary policies, Bill Gross warned Tuesday. “Our financial markets have become a Vegas/Macau/Monte Carlo casino, wagering that an unlimited supply of credit generated by central banks can successfully reflate global economies […]

Qatar Stock Exchange Introduces Margin Trading

Qatar Stock Exchange Introduces Margin Trading

Qatar Stock Exchange Introduces Margin Trading The initiative primarily aims to boost liquidity in the market The Qatar Stock Exchange will introduce margin trading this week in an effort to boost liquidity on the bourse, its CEO said Monday. Group Securities, a brokerage firm, will be allowed to execute margin trades beginning Thursday. “This initiative […]

China Scraps Asset Allocation Restrictions on Foreign Investors

China Scraps Asset Allocation Restrictions on Foreign Investors

China Scraps Asset Allocation Restrictions on Foreign Investors China’s securities regulator said last Friday it has removed asset allocation restrictions on qualified foreign investors to allow them greater freedom to invest. In principle, neither the allocation mix for investors under the Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (QFII) nor the RMB-denominated Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (RQFII) programs […]

Investors Focus: The 1st Trump Vs Clinton Presidential Debate

Investors Focus: The 1st Trump Vs Clinton Presidential Debate

Investors Focus: The 1st Trump Vs Clinton Presidential Debate $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Who becomes the next US President will be in focus for Wall Street starting Monday with the 1st debate between candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Mrs. Clinton’s once-comfortable lead in opinion polls has faded and with just over 6 weeks until […]

Longer Visas for Dubai Property Investors Will Boost Market

Longer Visas for Dubai Property Investors Will Boost Market

Longer Visas for Dubai Property Investors Will Boost Market Issuing such visas will encourage a retirement market in Dubai Dubai’s real estate market could receive a boost from long-term investors if they are provided with longer-stay visas, experts say. Currently, the regulations for property visas in the UAE are rigorous and investors need to meet […]

Expecting US Fed to Include “Hawkish” No-hike Language in Policy Statement

Expecting US Fed to Include “Hawkish” No-hike Language in Policy Statement

Expecting US Fed to Include “Hawkish” No-hike Language in Policy Statement $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The US Fed will not raise interest rates when it meets this week, but the FOMC will include “Hawkish” no-hike language in policy statement, said Jeffrey Gundlach, CEO of DoubleLine Capital. Mr. Gundlach said Fed officials “want to be able […]

Wells Fargo’s (NYSE: WFC) Fraud Cost Investors $10-B

Wells Fargo’s (NYSE: WFC) Fraud Cost Investors $10-B

Wells Fargo’s (NYSE:WFC) Fraud Cost Investors $10-B $WFC, $JPM, $BRK.A FLASH: Here is the word on how it’s largest shareholder, Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) feels about the mess, likely put out, as his loss is reported at $1.4-B. Wells Fargo’s (NYSE:WFC) fraud cost 5,200 employees their jobs and the bank suffered $185-M in fines, […]

Dubai: Palm Jebel Ali is a ‘Long-term’ Project

Dubai: Palm Jebel Ali is a ‘Long-term’ Project

Dubai: Palm Jebel Ali is a ‘Long-term’ Project Dubai developer Nakheel is planning to launch new projects in the emirate soon but some older developments remain on hold for the moment, according to its Chairman. The company, which announced last month that it had repaid all its debts following a massive restructuring program, has posted […]

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. […]

Weak NFPs Signals No Fed Rate Hike in September

Weak NFPs Signals No Fed Rate Hike in September

Weak NFPs Signals No Fed Rate Hike in September $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, VXX August Employment Situation and July Trade Deficit: NFPs: 151,000; Private Sector: 126,000; Unemployment Rate; 4.9% Unch; Hourly wages: +0.1%/ Trade Deficit: $5.2-B narrower Commentary: Given how robust job gains were in June and July, the weak August increase halted the FOMC actions. If […]

Gulf Millionaires to Invest in Dubai Real Estate Over London in 2017

Gulf Millionaires to Invest in Dubai Real Estate Over London in 2017

Gulf Millionaires to Invest in Dubai Real Estate Over London in 2017 Cluttons forecast places Paris and Doha alongside UK capital, Toronto the 3rd choice Dubai’s real estate market is set to overtake the international destinations of London, New York and Singapore as the top choice for GCC wealthiest investors next year, a new report reveals. […]