President Trump: “I hope ‘Crooked’ Hillary Runs in 2020”

President Trump: “I hope ‘Crooked’ Hillary Runs in 2020”

President Trump: “I hope ‘Crooked’ Hillary Runs in 2020” Monday, US President Donald Trump sent a Tweet referencing Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Presidential candidate he defeated in the Y 2016 Election.  Follow Donald J. Trump ✔@realDonaldTrump I was recently asked if Crooked Hillary Clinton is going to run in 2020? My answer was, “I hope so!” […]

President Trump Cracks Down on NKorea and Trading Partners

President Trump Cracks Down on NKorea and Trading Partners

President Trump Cracks Down on NKorea and Trading Partners NKorea’s government has been economically isolated but its embassies have been illegally raising money through profit-making ventures for decades to support themselves and send surpluses back home. The story comes as tensions between the US and NKorea continue to rise as Pyongyang builds up its missile […]

Lawsuit Filed to Expose Mueller’s Russia Probe Expenses

Lawsuit Filed to Expose Mueller’s Russia Probe Expenses

Lawsuit Filed to Expose Mueller’s Russia Probe Expenses Conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch is suing the Department of Justice (DOJ) to find out how much money is being spent on special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe. The group wants to know Mueller’s budget for the investigation, any data on reviews of expenditures and documents pertaining […]

The Bull Market in Thoroughbred Horses is Running

The Bull Market in Thoroughbred Horses is Running

The Bull Market in Thoroughbred Horses is Running The Bull Market in leadership stocks and Ferrari sports and racing cars from Enzo’s Golden Era (Ys 1947 – 1972) has now made its way into the world of Thoroughbred horses In the Keeneland auction ring in Lexington, Kentucky, demand was so strong last month for the bluest-blooded young […]

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. […]

Obama Funded Opposition to Trump with Taxpayers’ Money

Obama Funded Opposition to Trump with Taxpayers’ Money

Obama Funded Opposition to Trump with Taxpayers’ Money $BAC, $C, $JPM One of the most outrageous abuses of the Obama Presidency was a scheme by which fines for corporate misbehavior by the biggest Wall Street banks were channeled into the hands of radical leftist groups that are now vehemently opposing the policies of President Trump. […]

Bitcoin is an Experiment About “The Payday” Not its Potential as Money

Bitcoin is an Experiment About “The Payday” Not its Potential as Money

Bitcoin is an Experiment About “The Payday” Not its Potential as Money $BTCUSD, $IBM Cryptocurrencies are not a store-of-value or a safe-haven for anyone’s money or assets.  In the beginning, Bitcoin was something of a revolution to me. The digital currency represented everything from my rebellious youth. It was a decentralized, denationalized, and digital currency […]

Cryptocurrency Crackdown: Swiss Shut Down ‘Fake’ e-Coin

Cryptocurrency Crackdown: Swiss Shut Down ‘Fake’ e-Coin

Cryptocurrency Crackdown: Swiss Shut Down ‘Fake’ e-Coin Switzerland’s financial watchdog closed down the provider of a fake cryptocurrency and is investigating around 12 other possible fraud cases, in the latest clamp-down on the risks involving virtual money. The move by the FINMA watchdog comes on the heels of Chinese authorities’ ordering Beijing-based cryptocurrency exchanges to […]

Playing the VIX, a Fast Way to Loose Money

Playing the VIX, a Fast Way to Loose Money

Playing the VIX, a Fast Way to Loose Money $VXX, $SPY Warning: Betting against stock-market volatility is a recipe for investment disaster. Trading the benchmark S&P 500 (NYSEArca:SPY) Index and evaluating stocks on an individual basis, and not trying to outsmart the CBOE Volatility Index aka VIX, (NYSEARCA:VXX) a measure of expected stock volatility, aka […]

Napa Valley’s Tier 1 Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Aficionados Gather

Napa Valley’s Tier 1 Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Aficionados Gather

Napa Valley’s Tier 1 Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Aficionados Gather $RACE It is not surprising on any given weekend to see a variety of exotic cars parked along the Main Streets in Calistoga, St. Helena, or Yountville in northern California’s Napa Valley. What is surprising is to see 40 Ferrari Supercars in 1 resort parking lot. The […]

Bitcoin Dives, China Declares Initial Coin Offerings Illegal

Bitcoin Dives, China Declares Initial Coin Offerings Illegal

Bitcoin Dives, China Declares Initial Coin Offerings Illegal $BTCUSD Bitcoin dives after the PBOC, China’s central bank, said ICO (initial coin offerings) are illegal and asked that all related fundraising activity to be halted immediately, issuing the strongest regulatory challenge so far to the burgeoning market for digital token sales. Monday,the PBOC on its website […]

Picking the Best Bean to Bar Chocolate for the Money

Picking the Best Bean to Bar Chocolate for the Money

Picking the Best Bean to Bar Chocolate for the Money Of course you have noticed the shelves of chocolate at your the grocer and specialty food shop. Now, craft chocolate, aka, Bean-to-Bar (B-B) chocolate, has found its own niche in the real good food market, and there are more options for chocolate lovers than ever […]

Top Vintage & Classic Cars on Auction at Pebble Beach

Top Vintage & Classic Cars on Auction at Pebble Beach

Top Vintage & Classic Cars on Auction at Pebble Beach $BID, $RACE If you are a true Vintage and Classic Car buff, this may be your year. Official estimates for the Pebble Beach automobile auctions this week have set sales totals at $290-M, that down 14% since Y 2016. It’s the 3rd consecutive decliner since […]

Bitcoin, The Big Picture

Bitcoin, The Big Picture

Bitcoin, The Big Picture $BTCUSD finished at $4410.98 Wednesday. The price of Bitcoin rose Wednesday, following a brief dip below the $4,000 mark, in an apparent run at another record high. On 1 August Bitcoin Cash ,Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash successfully launched. The Big Picture A simple cryptocurrency transaction looks like this, as follows: John wants to send […]

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 […]

China’s Money/Hollywood Tie-up, is it Over?

China’s Money/Hollywood Tie-up, is it Over?

China’s Money/Hollywood Tie-up, is it Over? $VIA, $AMC, $BABA Billions of USDs have been thrown into question as Chinese regulators crack down on overseas investments, Paramount’s, a unit of Viacon (NYSE:VIA), backer skips a payment, and both President Trump and some Democrats have taken a protectionist stance. For almost 5 years, Hollywood has been bolstered […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Needs Lots of Cash to Produce M-3

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Needs Lots of Cash to Produce M-3

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Needs Lots of Cash to Produce M-3 $TSLA  Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is going to the Junk Bond market to borrow another $1.5-B to fund production of its new  Model 3 sedan. The EV (electric vehicle) and clean energy company has raised cash in 4 of the last 5 Quarters, while it continues to struggle […]

The Singapore Turf Club

The Singapore Turf Club

The Singapore Turf Club The History The Singapore Turf Club (STC) was founded in Y 1842 as the Singapore Sporting Club to operate the Serangoon Road Race Course at Farrer Park. Today the only horse-racing club in Singapore and is part of the Malayan Racing Association (MRA), which also regulates the 3 Turf Clubs in […]

Crypto Coin Market is a ‘Time-Bomb’ that is Ticking

Crypto Coin Market is a ‘Time-Bomb’ that is Ticking

Crypto Coin Market is a ‘Time-Bomb’ that is Ticking Entrepreneurs issuing dispensable digital coins to cash in on the hype of Crypto currency are fanning a blockchain assets bubble. Firms have raised $1.3-B this year in digital coin sales, surpassing venture capital funding of blockchain companies and up more than 6X from the total raised […]

The Solid Reasons for Gold in an Investment Portfolio

The Solid Reasons for Gold in an Investment Portfolio

The Solid Reasons for Gold in an Investment Portfolio $GLD,  $SLV,  $ABX,  $EXCFF,  $SLW, $SPY Gold got crushed in The Trump Election rally post election, but a little over 5 months into Y 2017, the yellow metal is up 10.5%—making it one of the best-performing assets of the year so far. While the outlook for the […]

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 […]

Global Investors Rotating, Not Retreating

Global Investors Rotating, Not Retreating

Global Investors Rotating, Not Retreating $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Global equities have recovered rapidly after a dip this month as technology firms sold off, signalling the investors are still confident about the last of the Trump reflation trades, as they take a more discerning approach to stock-picking. Despite that recent stumble, MSCI’s gauge of world stock […]

Leonardo DiCaprio Under Investigation for Alleged Money Laundering

Leonardo DiCaprio Under Investigation for Alleged Money Laundering

Leonardo DiCaprio Under Investigation for Alleged Money Laundering Hollywood star actor Leonardo DiCaprio has turned over an Oscar won by Marlon Brando to US investigators probing alleged money laundering by a state-owned Malaysian investment fund. Mr. DiCaprio has also initiated the return of other, unidentified items that he accepted as gifts for a charity auction […]

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, […]

Strategist Ignores Tech Dip, Sees 7% S&P 500 Rebound

Strategist Ignores Tech Dip, Sees 7% S&P 500 Rebound

Strategist Ignores Tech Dip, Sees 7% S&P 500 Rebound $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX A respected managed money strategist is not put off by the dip in technology sector and has raised his outlook. RBC Capital strategist Jonathan Golub raised his price target for the S&P 500, citing improving profit growth and “reasonable valuations.” His new […]

Mark Lundeen: Gold and Silver Vs Stocks and Bonds

Mark Lundeen: Gold and Silver Vs Stocks and Bonds

Mark Lundeen: Gold and Silver Vs Stocks and Bonds $GLD, $SLV,$DIA, $GOVT Last  week ended with a new all-time high for the DJIA.  Keep in mind I am still a Big Bear on the stock market, but there’s no need to begin the depression any sooner than is necessary.  Still, I have to be honest […]

The Tech Sector is Hot, People Want Exposure, Money Flows

The Tech Sector is Hot, People Want Exposure, Money Flows

The Tech Sector is Hot, People Want Exposure, Money Flows $QQQ, $SPY, $FB, $AAPL, $AMZN, $NFLX, $GOOG Friday. the top-weighted technology sector (-3.4%) pushed the major averages down Friday afternoon but the S&P 500 show a loss of just 0.1%. Technology shares have led US stocks to record highs and are expected to continue to […]

President Trump’s Immigration Enforcement is a Priority

President Trump’s Immigration Enforcement is a Priority

President Trump’s Immigration Enforcement is a Priority A crackdown on illegal immigration under President Donald Trump is driving some illegal immigrants to stop stealing US taxpayers money, and opt out of the US Food Stamp program because they fear being found our and deported. People who are not legal residents of the US are not […]

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 […]

NATO Countries Paying Up after President Trump’s Public Scolding

NATO Countries Paying Up after President Trump’s Public Scolding

NATO Countries Paying Up after President Trump’s Public Scolding President Donald Trump Saturday tweeted that NATO member states have “agreed to step up payments considerably” and that “money is beginning to pour in” after his speech on Thursday scolding the nations’ leaders in Brussels.  Follow Donald J. Trump ✔@realDonaldTrump Many NATO countries have agreed to […]

US Stock Market Marks Record Highs

US Stock Market Marks Record Highs

US Stock Market Marks Record Highs $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The Big Q: Is the the US stock market rising because too much money is chasing too few opportunities? The Trump Trade, or investing in stocks in hopes that the President’s policies will boost economic growth, is not the main driver of this market, says […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update President Donald Trump has signaled that he and the DOJ will ignore congressional mandates protecting Medical Marijuana states, Florida fails to complete Medical Marijuana implementation legislation. Thursday US AG Jeff Sessions signaled that the DOJ will enforce the laws and seek maximum sentences for drug law violators, The Drug War looks like […]

President Trump Signals: War on Drugs Back on in the USA

President Trump Signals: War on Drugs Back on in the USA

President Trump Signals: War on Drugs Back on in the USA President Donald Trump is signaling that he and the DOJ will ignore congressional mandates protecting Medical Marijuana states, Florida fails to complete Medical Marijuana implementation legislation. Thursday US AG Jeff Sessions signaled that the DOJ will enforce the laws and seek maximum sentences for […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Not Tesla is a Money Making Supercar Maker

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Not Tesla is a Money Making Supercar Maker

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Not Tesla is a Money Making Supercar Maker $RACE, $TSLA, $FCAU Last week Tesla earnings (none) were one of the big stories in the auto industry. As usual, the EV maker made No money, but the “spun” news sent the market, analysts, and Tesla “lovers” into a frenzy, what hype. But another company, Ferrari […]

President Trump Right on Tax Reform, Slashing Regulation & Government Spending

President Trump Right on Tax Reform, Slashing Regulation & Government Spending

President Trump Right on Tax Reform, Slashing Regulation & Government Spending President Donald Trump has the right ideas about cutting taxes, regulation, and government spending. “If we want faster growth, the only recipe that gives you faster growth in the long run is increasing the productivity, the efficiency of your economy: Getting more output from […]

World War 3, The Big Q: Should We Own Gold?

World War 3, The Big Q: Should We Own Gold?

World War 3, The Big Q: Should We Own Gold?  $GLD, $SLV, $EXCFF The Greek philosopher Aristotle,  student of Plato, teacher of Alexander the Great, and the Father of Logic, listed 4 characteristics of any sound form of Money e.g. Gold and Silver: Durability. It should not be perishable. That’s why, despite all claims to […]

Capitalism is the ‘Greatest Show’ on Earth

Capitalism is the ‘Greatest Show’ on Earth

Capitalism is the ‘Greatest Show’ on Earth $DIA,  $SPY,  $QQQ,  $VXX ,  $GLD Gone are the days where the circus coming to town was a big deal, remember then it was a huge event anticipated by all, that until television came along, and ‘Huge’ events happened all the time, and we could see them live […]

George Soros, the “Gravedigger of the Left”

George Soros, the “Gravedigger of the Left”

George Soros, the “Gravedigger of the Left” Keynotes: George Soros, his global Open Society Foundations and the hundreds of other organizations also funded by him are noisily and sometimes violently demonstrating against policies and governments who fail to accede to his agenda. There are lawsuits and   Congressional investigations into his activities in the United States. In […]

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, […]

Some Secrets to Success From Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Collector David Lee

Some Secrets to Success From Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Collector David Lee

Some Secrets to Success From Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Collector David Lee $RACE Ferrari collector David Lee is a man who understands the secrets to success. The Big Q’s: How much of these are actually secrets? The Big A: The secrets to success are not actually secrets at all. Mr. Lee was recently interview by author R.L. Adams […]

Crude Oil Taps 3-Month Lows, US Supply Glut Swells

Crude Oil Taps 3-Month Lows, US Supply Glut Swells

Crude Oil Taps 3-Month Lows, US Supply Glut Swells $OIL, $USO, $BHI Crude Oil (OIL, USO) hung around 3-month lows Monday on rising inventories and drilling activity in the United States. After 2 + months of reduced production from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), the market is facing evidence that US production […]

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 […]

Investors are Betting The Trump Presidency, Shunning Hedges

Investors are Betting The Trump Presidency, Shunning Hedges

Investors are Betting The Trump Presidency, Shunning Hedges $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Bet the Presidency, is the mantra of investors crowding into the US  The Trump Rally with only modest downside protection despite potential headwinds, from elevated corporate leverage, Fed rate hikes, and potential US policy risks. Data from Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) show investors have discarded […]

US President Donald Trump Hints at Bringing Back Gold as Money

US President Donald Trump Hints at Bringing Back Gold as Money

US President Donald Trump Hints at Bringing Back Gold as Money $GLD We have the Gold, so bringing back the Gold Standard would not be very hard to do. Inside President Trump’s speech at CPAC was what an intriguing observation: “Global cooperation, dealing with other countries, getting along with other countries is good, it’s very […]

On Crowd Funding Platforms

On Crowd Funding Platforms

Crowdfunding Platforms Crowdfunding platforms are websites that allow entrepreneurs to raise money from a large community. Such platforms can be divided into 3 types: cash-for-support, cash-for-equity, and cash donation HeffX-LTN offers all 3, contact us. Cash-for-support platforms came up 1st with IndieGoGo & Kickstarter leading the way in 2008 & 2009 respectively. Since their launch,WeFunder has […]

This is Nutz: More Than 50% of Our US Navy Planes Cannot Fly

This is Nutz: More Than 50% of Our US Navy Planes Cannot Fly

This is Nutz: More Than 50% of Our US Navy Planes Cannot Fly The Obama Admin over the past 8 years has severely weakened our Military readiness and our nation’s defense. More than 50% of our US Navy’s aircraft are grounded, including nearly 70% of F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet strike fighters, because there is […]

Judge Andrew Napolitano, “Democrats are no longer laughing at Trump”

Judge Andrew Napolitano, “Democrats are no longer laughing at Trump”

  Judge Andrew Napolitano, “Democrats are no longer laughing at Trump” President Donald Trump has committed the most revolutionary act I’ve seen in 45 years Within four hours of becoming president of the United States, Donald Trump signed an executive order intended to limit immediately the effects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act […]

Barack Hussein Obama Sent $221-M to the Palestinians as His Last Act

Barack Hussein Obama Sent $221-M to the Palestinians as His Last Act

Barack Hussein Obama Sent $221-M to the “Palestinians” as His Last Act US officials said Monday that the Obama Administration in its final hour defied Republican opposition and quietly released $221-M to the Palestinian Authority that GOP members of Congress had been blocking. A State Department official and several congressional aides said the outgoing administration […]

F1: Liberty Media (NASDAQ: ) May Change Prize Money Structure

F1: Liberty Media (NASDAQ:  ) May Change Prize Money Structure

F1: Liberty Media (NASDAQ: ) May Change Prize Money Structure $RACE, $LMCA Formula 1’s future owners Liberty Media (NASDAQ:LMCA) has hinted that the Trier 1 motorsport’s prize money structure could change, and that Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) may lose some financial privileges it has enjoyed for a generation, thought not likely in fact. With Liberty is moving […]

Bitcoin: What You Need to Know

Bitcoin: What You Need to Know

Bitcoin: What You Need to Know In Y 2009 a person dubbed Satoshi Nakamoto introduce the idea of Bitcoin, although the concept of crypto-currency stems from a Y 1998 publication by Wei Dai. What began as an idea for a way to create an economy outside the constraints of government quickly gained momentum and has […]

Let’s Take a Look at Gold & Silver Bullion and Mining Shares in 2016

Let’s Take a Look at Gold & Silver Bullion and Mining Shares in 2016

Let’s Take a Look at Gold & Silver Bullion and Mining Shares in 2016 $GLD, $SLV I wasn’t going to write anything until next week, but reporting on the annual performance for gold and silver in the 1st week of the year feels appropriate and timely. Publishing the following table has been an annual event […]

How President Donald Trump Can “Tame” the UN

How President Donald Trump Can “Tame” the UN

How President Donald Trump Can “Tame” the UN Resolutions against Israel are not the only measures Ambassador Haley should Veto. In 1995 Congress tried to force the United Nations to reform by refusing to pay America’s dues. The effort was worthy, but it failed. The UN made no real changes and quickly went back to […]

Mexico’s Peso Hammered as Donald Trump Explains “Wall” Policy

Mexico’s Peso Hammered as Donald Trump Explains “Wall” Policy

Mexico’s Peso Hammered as Donald Trump Explains “Wall” Policy $MXNUSD, $F, $GM, $TM Mexico propped up the Peso Thursday by selling at least $1-B in US currency in morning trading in an attempt to ease the prospect that President Elect Donald Trump’s policies will hurt the economy. Traders said that Mexico’s central bank made the […]

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 […]

FBI in Continuing Investigation of The Clinton Foundation

FBI in Continuing Investigation of The Clinton Foundation

FBI in Continuing Investigation of The Clinton Foundation The FBI has instructed its New York field office to continue its corruption investigation into The Clinton Foundation  The instructions ordered agents to “go forward” with their ongoing inquiry into The Clinton Foundation which is focusing on issues of corruption and money laundering. Information was received about […]

Investing Vs Speculating Vs Safekeeping

Investing Vs Speculating Vs Safekeeping

Investing Vs Speculating Vs Safekeeping Investing has to do with the acceptance of risk in the pursuit of a worthwhile return. Speculation entails the same Key element. Safekeeping means, safely “marching in place” That commonality leads many people to confuse investing with speculation. However, the fact is, they are very different. So, if you are […]

Coordinated Nation-wide Protests Require Big Money

Coordinated Nation-wide Protests Require Big Money

Coordinated Nation-wide Protests Require Big Money It’s time for the FBI to conduct a detailed investigation into the violence and political thuggery that continue to mar the presidential election’s aftermath. A thorough probe of the protests—to include possible ties to organizations demanding vote recounts—will give the Bureau’s integrity-challenged director, James Comey, a chance to sandblast […]

Money Flowing Out of Emerging Market ETFs

Money Flowing Out of Emerging Market ETFs

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

Wall Street Sees a Windfall, as Washington Works Out the Details

Wall Street Sees a Windfall, as Washington Works Out the Details

Wall Street Sees a Windfall, as Washington Works Out the Details $GS Wall Street can’t wait to get its hands on some of the $2.5-T cash pile that US companies have stashed overseas. Neither can Washington. In fact, a revenue-raising proposal by President Elect Donald Trump is what focused investors’ attention on the hoard of foreign […]

Donald Trump’s Win ‘Put the Polling Industry Out of Business’

Donald Trump’s Win ‘Put the Polling Industry Out of Business’

Donald Trump’s Win ‘Put the Polling Industry Out of Business’ A Donald Trump victory in Tuesday night’s US Presidential election could send pollsters looking for work. Donald Trump is on the path to the White House. His winning the Presidency go against many of the polls that showed Democrat Hillary Clinton was leading entering Election […]

UAE has ‘No Plans’ to Introduce Income Tax

UAE has ‘No Plans’ to Introduce Income Tax

UAE has ‘No Plans’ to Introduce Income Tax Projects in latest budget will not rely on new taxes or additional fees, finance ministry said The UAE has no plans to impose new taxes on individuals and the government is not studying the introduction of more fees for services, Younis al-Khouri, under-secretary at the finance ministry, […]

Hillary Clinton Sold Out Her Public Office for Personal Gain

Hillary Clinton Sold Out Her Public Office for Personal Gain

Hillary Clinton Sold Out Her Public Office for Personal Gain The FBI has been investigating the Clinton Family’s foundation for more than a year about whether it conducted a Pay-to-Pay scheme. According to Fox News’ Brett Baier, the FBI’s white collar crime and public corruption division is heading up the investigation. Mr. Baier quoted a […]

China’s Central Government Opens Up its Capital Market

China’s Central Government Opens Up its Capital Market

China’s Central Government Opens Up its Capital Market The volume of approved foreign institutional capital investing in China’s capital market picked up in October thanks to more opening-up policies. The accumulated volume of the approved Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (QFII) program grew by US$2.7-B in October to reach about US$84.4-B as of 27 October. The […]

Gold Wins No Matter Who Is Elected US President

Gold Wins No Matter Who Is Elected US President

Gold Wins No Matter Who Is Elected US President $GLD, $NUGT With the Y 2016 Presidential election on 8 November, many Americans are concerned about the fate of the nation. The Big Q’s” What will happen to the economy under the new administration, to Crude Oil prices, property values, the stock market, +++? There is […]

Malaysian Financial Scandal Surrounds Leo DiCaprio

Malaysian Financial Scandal Surrounds Leo DiCaprio

Malaysian Financial Scandal Surrounds Leo DiCaprio Leonardo DiCaprio says he’s awaiting direction from the US Justice Department (DOJ) regarding any ill-gotten funds that may have supported his environmental foundation or Y 2013 film “The Wolf of Wall Street.” The award winning actor released a statement through his representatives Tuesday saying he will return any gifts […]

Actor/Activist DiCaprio Under-fire for Money Laundering

Actor/Activist DiCaprio Under-fire for Money Laundering

Actor/Activist DiCaprio Under-fire for Money Laundering A rainforest charity calls for the award winning actor/activist to renounce his connection to individuals involved in a Malaysian corruption scandal and return laundered money he allegedly received or give up his UN Messenger of Peace role. In perhaps the biggest attack on Leonardo DiCaprio’s environmental credibility, a rainforest […]

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 […]

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