Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) HEFFX Highlights

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) HEFFX Highlights






Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) HEFFX Highlights Ford has announced a car and van scrappage scheme in a bid to get dirtier vehicles off the roads and boost its sales in the UK’s flagging car market. While other manufacturers, including Vauxhall and BMW, have launched scrappage schemes this year, Ford’s is unusual in allowing customers to […]






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 […]






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 […]






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 […]






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 […]






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 […]






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 […]






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 […]






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 […]






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Knew Of Snapchats Struggles Before Public

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Knew Of Snapchats Struggles Before Public






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Knew Of Snapchats Struggles Before Public Over the weekend the New York Times reported (paywall) that Facebook had stealthily released a photo-sharing app in the Chinese iOS App Store translated as “Colorful Balloons.” The news spread rapidly around English-language media, as it marked the first sign that the company is indeed attempting […]






Singapore is Still Growing

Singapore is Still Growing






Singapore is Still Growing Singapore’s economy grew much faster than expected in the second quarter, with a rebound in services suggesting a broader and more balanced recovery after a stumble early in the year. The economy grew 2.2% in April-June on an annualised and seasonally adjusted basis, rebounding from a revised 2.1% contraction in the […]






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Wants To Produce Original Video Content

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Wants To Produce Original Video Content






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Wants To Produce Original Video Content FACEBOOK IS MOVING into short-form, professional video with Watch. It is a latecomer to the field, following similar moves by rivals such as Twitter, Snap, Spotify and Reddit. But Facebook could still wind up being a big winner. More than 30 partners, including A&E, Hearst, and […]






Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) HEFFX Highlights

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) HEFFX Highlights






Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) HEFFX Highlights Homeowners here are suing Ford Motor Co. for groundwater contamination at the transmission plant they say has damaged their property values and their “ability to use and enjoy their homes.” The suit comes after a recent settlement between Ford and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, in which Ford […]






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Competing Against YouTube

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Competing Against YouTube






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Competing Against YouTube Facebook just announced a YouTube competitor called Watch Facebook Watch will let users discover videos outside their own feeds more easily It will also let users subscribe to content from providers such as Major League Baseball The YouTube competitor is rolling out to a limited audience now Facebook, Inc. […]






THB – ThaiBev To Buy KFC Restaurants

THB – ThaiBev To Buy KFC Restaurants






Thai Beverage, the spirits giant that makes Chang beer and SangSom rum, is expanding into the fast-food business to take advantage of the rising appetite for fried chicken in Asia. ThaiBev agreed to purchase more than 240 existing KFC restaurants in Thailand for about 11.3 billion Thai baht ($340 million). A deal is also in place for […]






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Changes Terms On ‘Accidental Clicks’

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Changes Terms On ‘Accidental Clicks’






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Changes Terms On ‘Accidental Clicks’ Advertisers on Facebook’s Audience Network will no longer have to worry that they’re paying for users who accidentally clicked on their ads. I’m betting we’ve all had moments where we were scrolling or swiping or clicking through a website/mobile app and we ended up clicking on an […]






5.1b Ringgit To Oil Refinery In Malaysia

5.1b Ringgit To Oil Refinery In Malaysia






Hong Kong’s NewOcean Energy Holdings Limited said on Monday it planned to build a 5.1 billion ringgit (S$1.624 billion) petroleum refinery complex on Malaysia’s east coast along with two partners. NewOcean will partner Malaysia’s Kuantan Port Consortium Sdn Bhd and Malaysian east coast development body. This (refinery) will further strengthen the throughput’s that will go […]






Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) Against The Greenback

Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) Against The Greenback






On a Friday-to-Friday basis, the ringgit traded lower at 4.2970/3000 against the greenback from last 4.2920/2950 previously. However, the local note traded higher against other major currencies, except the euro. It appreciated versus the Singapore dollar to 3.1088/1123 from 3.1181/1220 last week, rose against the Japanese yen to 3.7799/7829 from 3.8328/8365 and advanced against the […]






UK Economy Has Dropped Since Brexit

UK Economy Has Dropped Since Brexit






Bank of England says Brexit and the uncertainty around it has already hit people’s incomes and is weighing down the economy. Households have cut back on spending and businesses on investment, slowing the economy’s growth. It comes as the Bank downgraded its forecasts for the British economy this year, just days after EU statistics indicated the eurozone […]






Thai Baht (THB) Capital Boost

Thai Baht (THB) Capital Boost






Singapore Technologies Electronics (ST Electronics) has increased the capital of its subsidiary, ST Electronics Thailand by THB 310 million (approximately SGD 12.6 million). This capital boost aims to support the expansion and growth of the company’s rail electronics business in Thailand, and will bring ST Electronics’ total share capital contribution in ST Electronics Thailand to […]






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Moving Into Physical Devices

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Moving Into Physical Devices






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Moving Into Physical Devices Facebook Inc. is working on a video chat device for the home — the first major hardware product from its experimental Building 8 lab. Featuring a laptop-sized touchscreen, the device represents a new product category and could be announced as soon as next spring’s F8 developer conference, according […]






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) AI Created Its Own Language

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) AI Created Its Own Language






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) AI Created Its Own Language Facebook shut down a pair of its artificial intelligence robots after they invented their own, creepy language. Researchers at Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research built a chatbot earlier this year that was meant to learn how to negotiate by mimicking human trading and bartering. But when the social […]






Procter & Gamble Co. Quarter Net income at $2.22 billion

Procter & Gamble Co. Quarter Net income at $2.22 billion






Procter & Gamble Co. PG, +0.68% shares rose less than 1% in premarket on Thursday after the company reported fourth-quarter earnings that were above Wall Street expectations. Net income for the quarter came in at $2.22 billion, or 82 cents per share, compared to $1.95 billion, or 69 cents per share during the year earlier period. Adjusted earnings […]






Chinese Take Advantage Of Malaysia (MYR)

Chinese Take Advantage Of Malaysia (MYR)






Raising funds through Sukuk in Malaysia has been gaining traction among Chinese corporations. Over the last two weeks, Chinese corporations are seen raising funds through the Islamic bonds in Malaysia, which has positioned itself as Islamic funds hub. Last week, China-owned Edra Power Holdings’ solar energy unit Tadau Energy announced it had issued up to […]






Boral Negative Momentum Indications

Boral Negative Momentum Indications






Shares of Boral Ltd (BLD.AX) are on watch as the Tenkan Line has moved below the  Kijun line, indicating negative momentum for the equity.  Boral Ltd moved -0.03 in the most recent session and touched 6.89 on a recent tick. Traders are paying renewed attention to shares of Boral Ltd (BLD.AX). The current 14-day RSI is presently sitting at […]






Woodside Petroleum Capital Outlook

Woodside Petroleum Capital Outlook






With a market capitalization of USD $19.41 Billion, Woodside Petroleum Ltd (ASX:WPL) falls in the category of stocks popularly identified as large-caps. These are established companies that attract investors due to diversified revenue streams and capability to enhance total returns through dividends and buybacks. While value and historical performance are important in analyzing a company, […]






Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Focus On Domestic Operations

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Focus On Domestic Operations






The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ASX: ANZ) share price is always worth considering in my opinion. ANZ is one of Australia’s big four banks and one of the biggest businesses in the country. ANZ has prospered over the last two decades due to Australia’s economic growth. ANZ was unique with its strategy after the GFC. It […]






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights Facebook could jumpstart its Snapchat clone by letting social media stars and public figures post Stories publicly. When Facebook Stories launched globally in March, you could only share to all their friends or a subset of them. Now if you allow public followers, you can post your Story publicly so […]






Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Targets $100

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Targets $100






Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Targets $100 HEFFX sets a target of $100 for Commonwealth Bank of Australia Commonwealth Bank of Australia is a provider of financial services, including retail, business and institutional banking, funds management, superannuation, life insurance, general insurance, broking services and finance company activities. The Company’s segments include Retail Banking Services, […]






Macquarie Group Executive Paid $18.8 Million

Macquarie Group Executive Paid $18.8 Million






Executive remuneration has raised eyebrows in the past, but the shareholder vote to endorse pay sailed through relatively unscathed despite talk of proxy advisors ISS pushing for a first strike vote on executive pay and the Australian Shareholders’ Association demanding greater transparency. Chief executive Nicholas Moore will retain his spot as Australia’s highest paid executive […]






Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) All Time Low

Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) All Time Low






Indonesia’s rupiah dropped to a 17-year low against the dollar on Thursday, pressured by slowing economic growth and high inflation in Southeast Asia’s largest economy. The rupiah fell 0.4 percent to 13,271 against the dollar, the weakest level since August 1998 when Indonesia was in the depths of a financial crisis that led to the […]






Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) Come Back

Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) Come Back






The Malaysian ringgit rebounded against the US dollar on Thursday (Jul 27), benefitting from the Federal Reserve’s decision to keep its interest rates low longer, a dealer said. At 6pm local time, the local unit stood at 4.2760/2790 against the greenback compared with Wednesday’s close of 4.2825/2865. The dollar fell to a 2-1/2 year low against the euro and a 13-month trough against […]






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Releasing Facebook TV In August?

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Releasing Facebook TV In August?






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Releasing Facebook TV In August? Facebook TV is reportedly coming in two weeks, according to Bloomberg. TV partners are already being asked to submit the first episodes of their “spotlight” shows. These will be inexpensive, five- to 10-minute shows that are owned by the media companies that have partnered with Facebook, with […]






Brexit – Fight For Euro Clearing

Brexit – Fight For Euro Clearing






The battle to control euro clearing once the U.K. leaves the European Union is getting uglier. LCH, the London Stock Exchange Group Plc unit that dominates euro clearing, wants to stop the European Central Bank from gaining the power to veto its decisions. Eurex Clearing, the Deutsche Boerse AG-owned subsidiary that would probably benefit most if London was […]






Should You Invest In Transocean?

Should You Invest In Transocean?






Investment Thesis Transocean (RIG) is the uncontested leader in the deep water sector (floaters) with an impressive backlog estimated at $10 billion. The company fleet is now reduced to 50 rigs with 26 rigs operating (including the two under-construction drillships contracted to Shell for 10 years). The company management has done an excellent job to rejuvenate its rig fleet […]






Morningstar, Inc. Q2 Earnings/Technical Report

Morningstar, Inc. Q2 Earnings/Technical Report






Morningstar, Inc. reported net income of $46.1 million, or $1.07 per diluted share, compared with $31.8 million, or 73 cents per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2016. Net income for the quarter includes a noncash after-tax gain of $18.0 million, or 42 cents per share, in connection with the company’s previously announced sale of HelloWallet, an online financial wellness business. Revenue for […]






Australian Dollar (A$) CPI Outlook

Australian Dollar (A$) CPI Outlook






Australia’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) climbed an annualized 2.1% after expanding 1.5% during the last three-months of 2016, while the core rate of inflation increased 1.9% during the same period amid forecasts for a 1.8% print. Signs of slower-than-expected inflation may encourage the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) to preserve the record-low cash rate for […]






Macquarie Group Australia’s leading investment bank Unfulfilled

Macquarie Group Australia’s leading investment bank Unfulfilled






Macquarie Group, Australia’s leading investment bank, has a hole to fill. In the years after the global financial crisis, the bank’s Corporate and Asset Finance (CAF) unit – an opaque business analysts call a “black box” – accounted for almost a third of Macquarie’s earnings, driving growth fueled by a A$33 billion ($26.18 billion)-plus bet […]






Bank of America Overpriced For Many Reasons

Bank of America Overpriced For Many Reasons






The US dollar is the worst performing G10 currency this year, down 8% versus its major peers. But it’s still expensive relative to its history, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The currency remains overvalued by about 10 percent compared with its long-term equilibrium and about 12 percent above its 20-year average in real effective term. The […]






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Cafeteria Workers Demand Raises

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Cafeteria Workers Demand Raises






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Cafeteria Workers Demand Raises Hundreds of Facebook cafeteria workers demand a raise Facebook’s cafeteria workers, facing Silicon Valley’s extreme cost of living, vote to unionize. Today the average service worker there makes about $20 per hour, or $41,600 a year. Facebook’s own employees, meanwhile, earn six figures or more. Facebook, Inc. is […]






Foreign Investors See Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) Potential

Foreign Investors See Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) Potential






Things are looking up for Malaysia, with more foreign investors cashing in on the country’s improving economy and strengthening currency, market participants told CNBC on Tuesday. Funds are flowing into Malaysia as the economy and local currency, the ringgit, strengthen, market participants said Upcoming elections present risks, but investors should see volatility as an opportunity to […]






POTNETWORK HLDGS (OTCMKTS:POTN) Ready to Move Higher

POTNETWORK HLDGS (OTCMKTS:POTN) Ready to Move Higher






POTNETWORK HLDGS (OTCMKTS:POTN) Ready to Move Higher POTNETWORK HOLDG closed down -0.003 at 0.068. Volume was 69% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger Bands were 47% narrower than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 0.071 0.075 0.068 0.068 1,472,819 Technical Outlook Short Term: Oversold Intermediate Term: Bullish Long Term: Bullish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: […]






Thai Baht (THB) Trade analysis

Thai Baht (THB) Trade analysis






The Thai baht rose marginally on Monday, headed for a second straight session of gains. The dollar-baht pair is tracking lower after the Bank of Thailand played down concerns about a strong THB on export competitiveness. Thailand’s trade competitiveness has not been much affected by a strong baht and exports can still increase as forecast this […]






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights According to William Blair analyst Ralph Schackart, who along with his team of research analysts met with advertising executives and ad buyers, they found Facebook is the leader when it comes to advertising spending, backing the analysts’ bullish stance on Facebook and its stock. Some of the ad buyers the […]






Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) Immigration and GDP

Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) Immigration and GDP






Economy Malaysian authorities have arrested over 3,300 undocumented workers and 84 employers in the country’s latest crackdown Activists are concerned about possible abuses of workers’ rights, while labor shortages continue to plague business owners Malaysia had 5% growth for Q2 given the strong trade for May 2017 which has exceeded forecasts, growing by 31.5% to […]






Confidence In The Thai Baht (THB)

Confidence In The Thai Baht (THB)






A central bank official states that Thailand’s trade competitiveness has not been affected much by a strong baht and they are still confident that exports will grow 5 percent. Travel Recently, several tourists attempting to enter Thailand have been stopped and asked to show THB20,000 (about USD594) at airport immigration checkpoints. As an attempt to prevent the […]






Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) Has Best 1st-Half in 5 Years

Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) Has Best 1st-Half in 5 Years






Though proceeds raised from Malaysia’s equity capital markets are nearly seven times the level from a year earlier, recent fundraising exercises signal that the market has turned more cautious. Initial public offerings in Malaysia raised a combined $1.7 billion so far this year, based on data from bourse operator Bursa Malaysia. This was up sharply from […]






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights Facebook is rolling out a new feature called “Groups for Pages,” which will let artists, brands, businesses and newspapers create their own fan clubs. The company says the idea stems from two reporters at The Washington Post who started a Facebook group called PostThis, where they interact with some of […]






Japanese Yen (¥) Remains Low & Elusive

Japanese Yen (¥) Remains Low & Elusive






The Japanese yen continues to get hammered by its American counterpart in the European session, as dovish BOJ policy outcome combined as well as Governor Kuroda’s remarks during the press conference, continue to undermine the sentiment around the Yen. Technical Analysis USD/JPY failed earlier to hold above 112.00 and recently turned sharply to the downside after the ECB meeting and particularity following […]






Apple’s Straight Stock Gains

Apple’s Straight Stock Gains






Apple once again has claimed the top spot in global profits, according to Fortune’s annual ranking of U.S. companies shaping the world. Apple has created a major new executive role in China and appointed the head of its wireless technologies unit to run it, reporting to CEO Tim Cook as the technology giant struggles with falling […]






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights With Facebook’s newest feature, a musician could run an on-site fan club, a brand could organize its ambassadors and a newspaper could discuss articles with just its top readers. Today Facebook globally launched Groups for Pages, allowing the 70 million Pages on Facebook to create their own distinct communities and […]






Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights






Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights Australia’s biggest banks will have to hold billions of dollars in extra capital to ensure they are “unquestionably strong”, following new guidelines issued by the country’s prudential regulator. But they should be able to meet a 2020 deadline to implement the tougher capital requirements by retaining earnings rather […]






Facebook Inc. Bar Set Low

Facebook Inc. Bar Set Low






Facebook is set to unveil earnings on Wednesday, July 26th, top pick for S&P Global portfolio manager Erin Gibbs. The company has a strong history of surpassing analysts’ earnings estimates. Valuation has come down to reasonable levels, at 32 x (times) forward earnings, given the lowered growth estimate for the next 12 months. The estimate for […]






Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) 4.75 pct since October

Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) 4.75 pct since October






Benchmark rate has been 4.75 pct since October. Indonesia’s central bank is widely expected to leave its benchmark rate unchanged again on Thursday as it keeps focusing on two key factors: the inflation rate and U.S. monetary policy. Bank Indonesia (BI) halted an easing cycle in October last year after cutting its benchmark rate <IDCBRR=ECI> six times. Six […]






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Facebook Tries To Fight Fake News

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Facebook Tries To Fight Fake News






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Facebook Tries To Fight Fake News Livetradingnews is worried that Facebook will not be fighting Fake News, but censoring real news. Until now, any Facebook Page that posted a link could change the headline, body text and image that appeared in the News Feed preview. That allowed fake news distributors to bait-and-switch […]






Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) Rises Gradually

Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) Rises Gradually






Malaysian ringgit rises gradually against U.S. dollar Pair is currently trading around 4.2835. It made intraday high at 4.2840 and low at 4.2780 levels. Intraday bias remains neutral till the time pair holds key resistance at 4.2900 marks. A sustained close above 4.2900 will drag the parity up towards key resistances around 4.3030 and 4.3259 […]






Australian Dollar (A$) Rising Strong Against US Dollar ($)

Australian Dollar (A$) Rising Strong Against US Dollar ($)






On Friday night the Australian dollar broke through US78 cents for the first time in more than two years. The Australian dollar appears Confident to rise to US80¢ soon. The reason for Friday’s surge was that American retail sales fell, against expectations of a rise, and the monthly CPI change was zero. Annual inflation remains mired at […]






Thai Baht (THB) Previous Gains Lost

Thai Baht (THB) Previous Gains Lost






USD/THB is currently trading around 33.64 marks Most Asian currencies edged up on Tuesday as the dollar came under renewed pressure, with the Thai baht hitting its strongest in more than two years and the won climbing to a 1-month high. Uncertainty over the pace of the Federal Reserve’s policy tightening and worries that President […]






Thai Baht (THB) Going Strong With Asia

Thai Baht (THB) Going Strong With Asia






The baht rose to 34.66 to the US dollar at one point Monday, its strongest level since early October. The US dollar has depreciated against all Asian currencies recently, which means Asian currencies have all risen broadly (appreciated) against the US dollar, just as the Thai baht has risen. Technical Analysis Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short […]






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights The Apache Foundation has declared that none of its new software projects can include Facebook’s booby-trapped BSD-licensed code. The foundation’s legal affairs director, Chris Mattmann, said over the weekend that libraries, frameworks and tools covered by Facebook’s open-source-ish BSD-plus-Patents license should not be absorbed into any new projects. “No new […]






Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) HEFFX Highlights

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) HEFFX Highlights






Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) HEFFX Highlights Ford Thailand, the local arm of US carmaker Ford Motor Co, reported its second quarter sales jumped 34% year-on-year to 12,575 vehicles, driven by continued growth in demand for the Ranger pickup truck and Everest mid-size SUV. Ford’s quarterly sales results translated into an overall market share gain of […]






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Fights Government Access To Its Data

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Fights Government Access To Its Data






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Fights Government Access To Its Data As Facebook is running out of places to put ads in News Feed, its core money maker, it is now turning to its other platforms — WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram — for revenue growth. According to a report in ReCode, Facebook has determined that it can’t […]






Chinese Yuan (CN¥) Strengthens Against US Dollar ($)(CNYUSD)

Chinese Yuan (CN¥) Strengthens Against US Dollar ($)(CNYUSD)






China’s yuan firms on stronger fixing, Q2 GDP data shrugged off China’s yuan, which has firmed against the U.S. dollar the past five sessions, strengthened again on Monday after the central bank lifted its official guidance for the Chinese currency’s midpoint to an 8-1/2 month high. The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi, […]






Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) Donates $50K to Emerging Leaders Scholarship

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) Donates $50K to Emerging Leaders Scholarship






Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) Donates $50K to Emerging Leaders Scholarship Calling the need for well-educated, agile leaders with strong communications skills essential in an increasingly global world, Commonwealth Bank boosted its support of its Emerging Leaders Scholarship Program at the University of The Bahamas this week with a donation of $50,000. It was the […]






China Mobile – More Profitable Than Netflix

China Mobile – More Profitable Than Netflix






Investing is all about comparing disparate assets with different risk/return profiles. Again, I will compare two such disparate assets, Netflix and China Mobile. As it turns out they share a similar ARPU, but everything else is worlds apart and not always favoring the obvious. At all times investing is about comparing disparate assets with separate […]






Netflix – Potential Market Underestimated

Netflix – Potential Market Underestimated






Internet television network Netflix (NFLX) received a price-target increase to its stock Thursday from investment bank Morgan Stanley, which thinks the market isn’t fully appreciating the company’s “potential for materially higher earnings power.” Netflix fell 0.3% to 158.21 on the stock market today. Netflix climbed above its 50-day moving average in a bullish sign on Wednesday. It has been forming a flat […]






British Pound (£) – Brexit Is Improving Britain Despite Negative Allegations

British Pound (£) – Brexit Is Improving Britain Despite Negative Allegations






Slightly better than expected wages and jobs data saved Britain’s pound from another downward lurch on Wednesday, offsetting a series of political and economic warning signs as talks on leaving the European Union get going. Amid the resulting falls in the pound, several of the Bank of England’s monetary policy panel members have stepped in […]






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Wireless VR Headset

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Wireless VR Headset






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Wireless VR Headset Facebook plans to unveil the new cheaper, wireless VR headset later in 2018, according to Bloomberg. The company hopes that the wireless headset will bridge the gap between expensive, high-end VR often used for gaming and the cheap VR headsets that link to smartphones. “We don’t have a product […]






GPT Group (ASX:GPT) HEFFX Trading Outlook

GPT Group (ASX:GPT) HEFFX Trading Outlook






GPT Group (ASX:GPT) HEFFX Trading Outlook The GPT Group (GPT) is a property company that owns and manages a diversified portfolio of Australian retail, office and logistics property assets. The Company’s segments include Retail, Office, Logistics, Funds Management and Corporate. Its Retail segment owns, develops and manages regional and sub-regional shopping centers, as well as […]






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Offers To Help Congress With Net-Neutrality Regulations

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Offers To Help Congress With Net-Neutrality Regulations






Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Offers To Help Congress With Net-Neutrality Regulations In an effort to seemingly combine a couple of the top tech trends of the year, Facebook will soon be allowing users of its Oculus Rift virtual reality system to live stream themselves inside VR to their Facebook friends and followers as avatars. The Facebook Live […]






Thai Baht (THB) Two-Thirds of Thailand’s GDP Stalled

Thai Baht (THB) Two-Thirds of Thailand’s GDP Stalled






The purchasing power of major trade partners and production restructuring to keep up with demand are having larger effects on exports than the baht’s movement. Also concerns that the baht’s persistent strength will stall the recovery of exports, which account for more than two-thirds of Thailand’s GDP. The baht has been among the best-performing currencies […]






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