Diabetes Costs US $245.5-B Annually

Diabetes Costs US $245.5-B Annually

Diabetes Costs US $245.5-B Annually Diabetes costs the US $245.5-B a year in total healthcare expenditures and lost productivity, according to a new report that tabulates the financial toll of the metabolic disorder. For the one in 10 Americans with diabetes, that breaks down to an extra $8,480 annually, compared with those who have not […]

NBC Refused to Report Harvey Weinstein Sex Scandal

NBC Refused to Report Harvey Weinstein Sex Scandal

NBC Refused to Report Harvey Weinstein Sex Scandal NBC News originally refused to run a scandalous story detailing sexual harassment allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Ronan Farrow, who works as a reporter for NBC News, confirmed he had started the story under the auspices of the network news, but ended up having it published […]

DHS Found SEC had ‘Critical’ Cyber Weaknesses in January

DHS Found SEC had ‘Critical’ Cyber Weaknesses in January

DHS Found SEC had ‘Critical’ Cyber Weaknesses in January $EFX The US Department of Homeland Security detected 5 “critical” cyber security weaknesses on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) computers as of 23 January 2017, according to a confidential weekly report reviewed by Reuters. The report’s findings raise fresh questions about a Y 2016 cyber […]

Shayne Heffernan Gold Report

Shayne Heffernan Gold Report

Shayne Heffernan Gold Report Globally, gold prices fell 0.19% to $1,346 an ounce after hitting one-year high of $1,357.64 an ounce. Silver prices dropped 0.91% to $17.93 an ounce in New York in Friday’s trade. The current period of elevated uncertainty, both in terms of U.S. domestic policy and in foreign diplomacy, is supporting gold […]

ZTO Reports Second Quarter 2017 Unaudited Financial Results

ZTO Reports Second Quarter 2017 Unaudited Financial Results

ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: ZTO) (“ZTO” or the “Company”), a leading and fast-growing express delivery company in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 20171. Second Quarter 2017 Financial Highlights Revenues were RMB2,971.4 million (US$438.3 million), an increase of 29.9% from the same period of 2016. Gross profit was RMB1,123.9 million (US$165.8 million), an […]

S&P Copper Report

S&P Copper Report

S&P 500 Copper (Sub Ind) (INDEXSP:SP500-15104025) S&P Copper closed up 8.048 at 148.592. Volume was -0% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 20% wider than normal. Open             High              Low                Close Volume___ 148.592    148.592           148.592           148.592 […]

More Major Hurricanes Likely This Season

More Major Hurricanes Likely This Season

More Major Hurricanes Likely This Season Above-average hurricane activity is expected this season, according to a new report from the Tropical Meteorology Project at Colorado State University. “The probability for major hurricanes making landfall along the United States coastline and in the Caribbean is above-normal due to the forecast for an above-average season,” the report […]

China Drives Real Estate Values in Australia

China Drives Real Estate Values in Australia

China Drives Real Estate Values in Australia Statistics show Chinese buyers purchased $23.8 billion worth of Australian property in the 2016 financial year compared with $18.4 billion in the previous year, according to the website, as cited by Business Insider Australia. While demand remains high, China’s property investments in Australia are unlikely to remain at […]

Hong Kong Real Estate Report

Hong Kong Real Estate Report

Paul Chan Mo-po, today repeated his warning for home buyers to be cautious, saying the property market is “irrationally stimulated.” Chan urged buyers to be careful about what they can afford, adding that further price rises are likely. “The fundamentals of the property market have been changed, both in terms of supply and in terms […]

UN Wants UK Open to Terror Attacks

UN Wants UK Open to Terror Attacks

UN Wants UK Open to Terror Attacks A UN Report has suggested UK’s surveillance and suspicion of potential threats. The report, written by Maina Kiai wants the Uk to back-off the terrorists, the not-so-bright Kiai who was the UN’s Special Rapporteur on freedom of peaceful assembly until last month, slammed the government’s ‘Prevent’ strategy, which […]

WW3 Situation Report: US leaks Manchester Details, US challenges South China Sea

WW3 Situation Report: US leaks Manchester Details, US challenges South China Sea

WW3 Situation Report: US leaks Manchester Details, US challenges South China Sea Manchester leaks: UK police have stopped sharing information about the Manchester terrorist attack with the US, following a series of leaks to media outlets, it has been reported. Greater Manchester Police will no longer share security information about the attack and investigation. Citing unidentified […]

Yirendai Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results

Yirendai Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results

Yirendai Ltd. (NYSE: YRD) (“Yirendai” or the “Company”), a leading online consumer finance marketplace in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2017. Starting from the second quarter of 2016, the Company changed its reporting currency from the U.S. dollar (“US$”) to the Renminbi (“RMB”), to reduce the impact of […]

Dubai Real Estate Report

Dubai Real Estate Report

Dubai Real Estate Report Damac Properties Damac Properties, a pioneering property developer in the Mideast has recorded a net profit of USD240mn for the first quarter of this year, marking net margins of 45 percent. Additionally, the developer posted profits of Dh1.95bn, with gross profit margins of 54percent amid the period, whereas total assets grew […]

Why Gold Is Set For An Epic Rally This Spring

Why Gold Is Set For An Epic Rally This Spring

Why Gold Is Set For An Epic Rally This Spring One little-known junior explorer is grabbing attention for doing something that is virtually impossible: Landing a highly prospective and massive exploration concession that is almost always the purview of the major miners. And the timing couldn’t be better. Panic over nuclear North Korea, a sudden […]

FX Trading Week Ahead

FX Trading Week Ahead

FX Trading Week Ahead Global Overview Macron wins the French election but Euro fades. Tensions remain high in North Korea. Dollar mixed despite strong Non-Farm Payrolls report on Friday. EU making a lot of BREXIT Noise. China’s Trade Surplus Beats Forecasts. Crude oil prices still look vulnerable after snapping a 5-day losing streak. Another big […]

Asian Market Points to Lower Open on Wall Street

Asian Market Points to Lower Open on Wall Street

Asian Market Points to Lower Open on Wall Street Asian stock markets slipped and the dollar held its ground today after the US Federal Reserve’s latest assessment of the U.S. economy reinforced expectations for more interest rate increases later this year. European shares rose after an index of economic activity rose to a six-year high. […]

S&P Global (NYSE:SPGI) Outperforms

S&P Global (NYSE:SPGI) Outperforms

S&P Global (NYSE:SPGI) Outperforms Revenue Increased 8%, Reflects 2016 Divestitures and Acquisitions Organic Revenue Increased 18% Diluted EPS Increased 39% to $1.53 Adjusted Diluted EPS Increased 35% to $1.62 Operating Profit Margin Increased 640 Basis Points to 45% Adjusted Operating Profit Margin Increased 630 Basis Points to 47% S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) today reported first […]

Asia is Still a Growth Story

Asia is Still a Growth Story

Growth is forecast to accelerate in two-thirds of the region’s economies and in all of the subregions except East Asia. The external environment generally supports growth. A projected mild rise in commodity prices will help oil and gas exporters but not at the expense of importers. Average growth in developing Asia slows, upstaging higher projections […]

Meeting Asia’s Infrastructure Needs

Meeting Asia’s Infrastructure Needs

Developing Asia will need to invest $1.7 trillion per year in infrastructure until 2030 to maintain its growth momentum, tackle poverty, and respond to climate change. This report examines developing Asia’s infrastructure—defined as transport, power, telecommunications, water supply and sanitation. It examines how much the region has been investing in infrastructure and what will likely […]

Expect The Congress to Embrace President Trump’s Growth Plan

Expect The Congress to Embrace President Trump’s Growth Plan

Expect The Congress to Embrace President Trump’s Growth Plan $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $GLD, $SLV, $USO Friday’s monthly NFPs market moving data release attracted much less attention than in the past. The Key jobs report reflects on the health of the US labor market in March, and it is important for assessing the underlying strength […]

Pentagon Report: Airstrikes Against ISIS Result in Few Civilian Casualties

Pentagon Report: Airstrikes Against ISIS Result in Few Civilian Casualties

Pentagon Report: Airstrikes Against ISIS Result in Few Civilian Casualties Less than 1 percent of the 18,000 US-led coalition airstrikes on the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria have led to reports of possible civilian deaths, that according to a monthly Pentagon report. And just a small fraction involved confirmed deaths of civilians were […]

Global Art Auction Sales Fall, Private Treaty Transactions Flourish

Global Art Auction Sales Fall, Private Treaty Transactions Flourish

Global Art Auction Sales Fall, Private Treaty Transactions Flourish $BID The global art market contracted for the 2nd year running in Y 2016, falling to the lowest marks since the financial crisis as economic and political volatility weighed on auction sales. Sales of art and antiques dropped 11% to $56.6-B, according to a report released […]

Secretary Price on CBO report on Repeal of Barack Obamacare, “Just Not Believable”

Secretary Price on CBO report on Repeal of Barack Obamacare, “Just Not Believable”

Secretary Price on CBO report on Repeal of Barack Obamacare, “Just Not Believable” Price says he believes the Republican plan will insure more people than those currently insured. The US Congressional Budget Office (COB) said Monday in a report that fourteen million Americans would lose medical insurance by next year. The eagerly awaited CBO report […]

Jobs Report Reaffirms Everything President Trump is Trying to Do

Jobs Report Reaffirms Everything President Trump is Trying to Do

Jobs Report Reaffirms Everything President Trump is Trying to Do Gary Cohn, the former #2 man at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser, said Friday’s robust jobs report “reaffirms everything that we’re trying to do” with economic-growth policies. US employers added a robust 235,000 jobs in February and raised pay […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Wednesday with plentiful global stocks and expectations of a robust harvest casting a Bearish tone over the market. Wheat posted the biggest losses, falling below Key technical support points as forecasts for rain in the US Plains […]

Cannabis Benchmarks®Annual Review & Outlook of Wholesale Prices

Cannabis Benchmarks®Annual Review & Outlook of Wholesale Prices

Cannabis Benchmarks®Annual Review & Outlook of Wholesale Prices Cannabis Benchmarks® Latest Edition of its Annual Review & Outlook analyzes wholesale prices, and the factors shaping wholesale markets in Y 2017 Cannabis Benchmarks®, a division of New Leaf Data Services, LLC and the Cannabis industry’s only independent assessor of wholesale prices. This annual report analyzes the […]

FLASH Update: China “Grand Champions” of Currency Manipulation

FLASH Update: China “Grand Champions” of Currency Manipulation

FLASH Update: China “Grand Champions” of Currency Manipulation $CNY, $USD, $USDCNY FLASH: US President Donald Trump declared China the “Grand Champions” of currency manipulation Thursday, just a few hours after his new Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin, pledged a more methodical approach to analyzing Beijing’s Fx (foreign exchange) practices. In an exclusive interview with Reuters, President Trump […]

Fake War Hero John McCain Gave FBI “Fake” Report on Donald Trump

Fake War Hero John McCain Gave FBI “Fake” Report on Donald Trump

Fake War Hero John McCain Gave FBI “Fake” Report on Donald Trump US Senator John McCain (R-AZ) confirmed Wednesday he “leaked” a 35-pg dossier to the FBI detailing claims of a Russian “blackmail” plot against President Elect Donald Trump. “Late last year, I received sensitive information that has since been made public,” Sen. McCain said […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE): Analysts Rating the Stock a “Strong Buy”

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE): Analysts Rating the Stock a “Strong Buy”

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE): Analysts Rating the Stock a “Strong Buy” $RACE Ferrari (NASDAQ:RACE) has earned a consensus broker rating score of 1.33 (Strong Buy) from the 3 brokers that cover the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a Buy recommendation and two have issued a Strong Buy recommendation on the company. Ferrari’s rating score […]

Obamacare Fraud (ACA) Exposed By GAO

Obamacare Fraud (ACA) Exposed By GAO

Obamacare Fraud (ACA) Exposed By GAO The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has exposed Healthcare.gov aka Barack Obamacare, and its state healthcare marketplaces for approving fictitious applications as eligible for subsidies for the 2nd year running, according to the GAO’s latest congressional report. “Now a year later, GAO has reported that nothing has changed and that, […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished lower Wednesday after the US Department of Agriculture(USDA) raised its domestic harvest estimates from already record-high levels. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 13.5 cents, or 3.81%, to 3.4075 bu. December Wheat delivery dropped 8.5 cents, […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Monday with Soybean futures rising nearly 1% while Corn and Wheat falling due to caution ahead of Tuesday’s US Elections and a Key USDA supply-demand report. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 2.5 cents, […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Friday, boosted by light investment fund buying ahead of this week’s US Presidential election and US Department of Agriculture monthly supply and demand data. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 0.75 cents, or […]

Gawk Announces Market Awareness Voice Broadcast Press Release Service For Business

Gawk Announces Market Awareness Voice Broadcast Press Release Service For Business

Gawk Announces Market Awareness Voice Broadcast Press Release Service For Business Los Angeles, CA…June 8, 2016… GAWK Inc. (OTC PINK: GAWK) CEO Scott Kettle announced today that the company has instituted a new program for publicly traded and private businesses, under its GawkTalk technology platform. Using the Market Awareness system, notification of a client’s press […]