This Week’s US Economic Calendar: Expected, Revised & Prior

This Week’s US Economic Calendar: Expected, Revised & Prior






This Week’s US Economic Calendar: Expected, Revised & Prior 26 September, Monday New Home Sales, August (10:00a EDT): 585-K expected, 654-K prior 27 September, Tuesday Case-Shiller 20-City, July (9:00a EDT): 5.1% expected, 5.1% prior Consumer Confidence, September (10:00a EDT): 98.0 expected, 101.1 prior (revised from 99.8) 28 September Wednesday MBA Mortgage Index, 09/24 (7:00a EDT): […]






Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) Explores a “Slow Rolling” Auction of Itself

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) Explores a “Slow Rolling” Auction of Itself






Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) Explores a “Slow Rolling” Auction of Itself $TWTR, $GOOGL, $CRM, $VZ, $SQ Twitter Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) has initiated talks with several technology companies to explore selling itself, a person familiar with the matter said Friday. Thus, signaling the beginning of a “slow-rolling” auction of the high-profile, money-losing social media company. For months the company […]






The Week Ahead on Wall Street

The Week Ahead on Wall Street






The Week Ahead on Wall Street $FDX, $LEN, $GIS, $AZO On the Earnings Front Announcing earnings this week to Wall Street are S&P 500 members Adobe Systems (ADBE), FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX) and Lennar Corp. (NYSE:LEN) Tuesday; Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY), CarMax (KMX), General Mills (NYSE:GIS) and Red Hat (RHT) on Wednesday; and AutoZone (NYSE:AZO) Thursday. On […]






Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has Limited Supply of New iPhone7

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has Limited Supply of New iPhone7






Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has Limited Supply of New iPhone7 $AAPL If you are looking to buy Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) new iPhone7 smartphones Friday you has better have ordered ahead. As some stores sold out, leaving those who purchased online with the best chance to get the latest models. Apple stores around the world turned away customers who […]






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 […]






Dubai’s Annual Property Exhibition ‘Cityscape’ Opens

Dubai’s Annual Property Exhibition ‘Cityscape’ Opens






Dubai’s Annual Property Exhibition ‘Cityscape’ Opens All the news and gossip from the real estate show which runs from 6-8 September at Dubai World Trade Centre 5:30pm With several huge and prominent displays (the Jumeirah Central stand was constantly crowded), Cityscape usually called a barometer of Dubai’s property market, certainly appeared optimistic this year. While […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update A federal appeals court upholds the ban on Gun sales to Medical Marijuana patients, Arkansans will have 2 Medical Marijuana initiatives on the ballot, Oklahoman’s will likely have none, and more.  Arkansas Last Thursday, a second medical marijuana initiative was okayed for the ballot. The state already has one medical marijuana initiative […]






Key Economic Data Does Not Reflect Pending ‘Disaster’

Key Economic Data Does Not Reflect Pending ‘Disaster’






Key Economic Data Does Not Reflect Pending ‘Disaster’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX July New Home Sales and August Philadelphia Fed NonManufacturing Survey Home Sales: +12.4%/ Philly Fed: -4 points; Orders: -14.9 points The Big Q: With housing and hiring looking really good, where is the economic disaster we keep hearing about? The notion that the […]






Ferrari’s Command the Highest Prices in the Classic Car Market

Ferrari’s Command the Highest Prices in the Classic Car Market






Ferrari’s Command the Highest Prices in the Classic Car Market A 1959 Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spyder is shown shown above during the Gooding & Co. auction at the weekend in Pebble Beach, California The car sold for $18.15-M in the weekend’s 3rd-highest sale. Also, a 1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Competizione Coupe also from […]






Gooding & Company Posts Record Results at Pebble Beach Auction

Gooding & Company Posts Record Results at Pebble Beach Auction






Gooding & Company Posts Record Results at Pebble Beach Auction Record results, including 4 $10-M+ lots and 26 cars fetching $1-M+, made for  Gooding & Co’s most successful 2-day auction ever. Sales at the weekend totaled $129.8-M, with 115 of the 138 (83%) cars offered selling . 4 cars hammered above $10-M mark, the top […]






LTN’s “Lipstick” Indicator Says US, World Consumer is Challenged

LTN’s “Lipstick” Indicator Says US, World Consumer is Challenged






LTN’s “Lipstick” Indicator Says US, World Consumer is Challenged Cosmetics maker Estee Lauder Cos. (NYSE:EL) reported a smaller-than-expected rise in Quarterly sales, hurt by a slowdown in sales in the Americas as fewer consumers visited department stores and tourist spending declined. Shares of the company were down about 4% at 91.73 Friday, up to Thursday’s […]






BMW’s New EV’s are Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Killers

BMW’s New EV’s are Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Killers






BMW’s New EV’s are Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Killers $TSLA Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: SLA) continues to struggle with production and with concerns about how it can fulfill (if ever) the orders for its Model 3. BMW has joined the other leading automobile manufactures to pressure Tesla’s market share and become the leader in electric car technology and […]






Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) Market Share Falling in China

Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) Market Share Falling in China






Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) Market Share Falling in China $AAPL Sales of iPhones continue to fall in urban China and now trail Chinese brands such as Huawei and Xiaomi, an industry survey showed Thursday. In Q-2, Apple accounted for 17.9% of smartphone sales in urban China, 1.8 percentage points less than a year ago, according to a […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn and wheat fell Thursday, pressured by abundant supplies, while Soybean prices rose slightly. The most active Corn contract for December delivery was down 4 cents, or 1.19%, to 3.31 bu. September Wheat delivery fell 7 cents, or 1.71%, to 4.0325 bu. […]






US Demand for Autos Fall in July

US Demand for Autos Fall in July






US Demand for Autos Fall in July $GM, $F, $HMC, $TM, $VLKAY US auto sales drop in July as hot weather and softening demand kept buyers at home. Major automakers have reported July sales that fell short of expectations, which has reinforced worries that the market may have peaked with last year’s record numbers. Kelley Blue […]






Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Beat Analysts Expectations

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Beat Analysts Expectations






Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Beat Analysts Expectations $RACE Ferrari NV’s (NYSE:RACE) Q-2 profit beat expectations as Supercar sales in China rose along with plans to boost margins with more Special-Edition vehicles. Adjusted earnings before interest and taxes jumped 26% to EUR 156-M ($175-M), beating an average estimate of EUR 134.9-M from 7 analysts surveyed. Revenue increased 5.9% to […]






JD Power’s Rates Porsche Dependability and Quality Tops

JD Power’s Rates Porsche Dependability and Quality Tops






JD Power’s Rates Porsche Dependability and Quality Tops $POAHY Porsche (OTCMKT:POAHY) scores at or near the Top of most research on car dependability and quality. Porsche also sells fewer cars than almost any of the other brands considered in the surveys. In JD Power 2016 US Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study, Porsche ranked […]






China’s Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) Targets Australia in Global Expansion

China’s Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) Targets Australia in Global Expansion






China’s Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) Targets Australia in Global Expansion Tuesday, Chinese online retailing giant, Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) announced that it will open its 1st local office in the Australian city of Melbourne later this year, after flagging its intentions to expand outside of China. Alibaba’s global President Michael Evans said Australia was a “huge part” of the […]






Priscila Sales Hits The Bahamas in Miami Bikini Shop Gear

Priscila Sales Hits The Bahamas in Miami Bikini Shop Gear






Priscila Sales Hits The Bahamas in Miami Bikini Shop Gear Brazilian Bikini Model Priscila Sales has been heating up The Bahamas wearing some of the latest fashion from Miami Bikini Shop. Regular readers would have seen Priscila Sales the Lingerie and Bikini Model, she is in the running for Miss International World and needs our […]






Marijuana Is Creating ‘Headaches’ for People in Legal US Businesses

Marijuana Is Creating ‘Headaches’ for People in Legal US Businesses






Marijuana Is Creating ‘Headaches’ for People in Legal US Businesses The legalization of marijuana in the US is creating headaches not just for new marijuana businesses. Such businesses have trouble paying taxes and getting bank accounts, and there are also problems for people who work in the growing industry, as well as for those who […]






June US Automobile Sales Disappoint

June US Automobile Sales Disappoint






June US Automobile Sales Disappoint $F, $GM, $TMC, $VLKAY, $HMC Consumer demand for pickups and SUVs drove US auto sales in June, but the growth fell short of estimates as General Motors (NYSE:GM), Toyota Motor Corp (NYSE:TMC) and Volkswagen (OTCMKT:VLKAY) sold fewer vehicles. Estimates from major automobile makers backed analysts’ projection that the US industry […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Again Tuesday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Again Tuesday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Again Tuesday $CORN, $SOYB, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn unchanged Tuesday, Wheat retreated, and Soybeans rose to a 1-week high. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery was Unchanged at 3.8525 bu. Sept Wheat delivery shed 1 cents, or 0.22%, at 4.5725 bu. Nov Soybean added 15.50 […]






Firms Covering Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Rate it a “Hold”

Firms Covering Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Rate it a “Hold”






Firms Covering Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Rate it a “Hold” Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) has been assigned a “Hold” recommendation from 11 ratings firms covering the stock, 2 rated it with a Sell recommendation, 4 have assigned is a Buy. The average 12 month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year […]






The Week Ahead on Wall Street

The Week Ahead on Wall Street






The Week Ahead on Wall Street $NKE, $GIS, $CAG, $MU Earnings results from Q-2’s early reporters will be released to Wall Street this week with 10 members of the S&P 500 on tap. They are NIKE (NYSE:NKE)Tuesday, Acuity Brands (NYSE AYI), General Mills (NYSE:GIS) and Monsanto (NYSE:MON) Wednesday; and ConAgra Foods (NYSE:CAG), Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ), Darden […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Extended Losses Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Extended Losses Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Extended Losses Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn fell for a 5th successive trading day Friday, Wheat and Soybean also extended losses after Britain’s surprising vote to leave the EU in a referendum held Thursday. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery fell 2.75 cents, or 0.71%, […]






Buy a Super Watch Now, or Wait?

Buy a Super Watch Now, or Wait?






Buy a Super Watch Now, or Wait? $LVMUY Perpetual Calendars Some watch lovers really appreciate perpetual calendar watches, which display the day, date, month, year and Phases of the Moon, making adjustments for Leap years. I am one of those watch lovers. This Spring, Geneva-based Frédérique Constant introduced a Manufacture Perpetual Calendar watch with an […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean extended their losses Tuesday. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery lost 25 cents, or 5.93%, to close at 3.9625 bu. Jul Wheat delivery fell 14.50 cents, or 3.07%, to settle at 4.585 bu. Jul Soybean dropped […]






Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) Shares Seen Falling Further

Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) Shares Seen Falling Further






Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) Shares Seen Falling Further $AAPL After dropping more than $200-B in market cap in 1 year, Apple shares could fall further as they are set to lose their weighting and be reclassified in the annual reconstitution of the Russell indexes. When all is said and done, about $1.3-B worth of shares will be […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat, and Soybean all retreated Thursday capping a 6 day run-up, as the USD rallied Vs most major currencies. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery shed 4.75 cents, or 1.10%, to close at 4.265 bu. Jul Wheat delivery declined […]






Dubai Property Plateau Suggests End to Down Cycle

Dubai Property Plateau Suggests End to Down Cycle






Dubai Property Plateau Suggests End to Down Cycle The monthly ValuStrat Price Index indicates the ‘bottoming-out’ of Dubai residential real estate prices Dubai residential real estate prices may have bottomed out after plateauing in May 2016, according to the property consultancy firm ValuStrat.The company said prices stabilised in April and May after almost 2 years […]






Ralph Lauren (NYSE:RL) Cutting about 1,000 Jobs & Closing 50 Stores

Ralph Lauren (NYSE:RL) Cutting about 1,000 Jobs & Closing 50 Stores






Ralph Lauren (NYSE:RL) Cutting about 1,000 Jobs & Closing 50 Stores $RL Ralph Lauren Corp (NYSE:RL). is cutting about 1,000 jobs and closing 50 stores as part of a sweeping plan to lower costs and revive sales growth at the luxury fashion brand. Shares of Ralph Lauren, which also forecast declines in FY (fiscal year)and […]






People are Asking, “Are Electric Cars the Future of Motoring?”

People are Asking, “Are Electric Cars the Future of Motoring?”






People are Asking, “Are Electric Cars the Future of Motoring?” $GM, $TSLA, $DDAIF, $BMW:DE, $POAHY Not too long EV’s (electric vehicles) were a rarity on the road and the track, and dream of hardcore environmentalists. That seems to be changing now and consumers are to believe the media hyperbole and some industry experts, EV’s will […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: The market resumed USD buying Tuesday, sending the single currency down to 1.1139 a mark last seen on 16 March. The Buck began to advance during the Asian session, particularly Vs the commodity related currencies (NZD, CAD, AUD), which pared losses in Europe, as the strong momentum in […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $CORN, $SOYB, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn and Soybean rebounded Friday, and Wheat extended losses on stronger USD. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery added 4.50 cents, or 1.15%, to close at 3.945 bu. Jul Wheat delivery lost 1 cents, or 0.21% to settle at […]






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily)






EURUSD Technical Outlook (Daily) Euro $EURUSD EURUSD: the USD closed last week with gainers Vs most of its peers, getting a boost Friday from some better-than-expected economic data. The improved technical tone of the Buck is not enough to confirm that the US currency will keep rallying, particularly due to the high levels of uncertainty […]






China: Online Growth in “Fast-Expanding Market” Mode

China: Online Growth in “Fast-Expanding Market” Mode






China: Online Growth in “Fast-Expanding Market” Mode $BABA China’s online market with rapid development is at the “take-off” stage, corresponding to the “Fast-Expanding Market” (FEM) model. This is the main conclusion in the article “Fast-Expanding ‘Online’ Markets in South Korea and China: Are They Worth Pursuing?” published by Associate Professor Adrian T H Kuah and Dr. […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Soybean advanced more than 5% Tuesday after the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a much-awaited monthly report. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery was higher 12 cents, or 3.25%, to close at 3.81 bu. Jul Wheat delivery added 4.75 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean all rebounded and finished higher Friday. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery rose 3.75 cents, or 1.00%, to close at 3.775 bu. July Wheat delivery added 0.50 cents, or 0.11%, to close at 4.6375 bu. […]






UBS Bullish Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Ups Price Target

UBS Bullish Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Ups Price Target






UBS Bullish Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Ups Price Target $RACE, $UBS UBS (NYSE:UBS) analysts reiterated its Buy rating on Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), and raised the price target to 50.00 from 48.00, following the company’s Q-1 earnings report. Monday UBS Analyst Michael Binetti noted: “Despite beating Q-1 estimates and raising 2016 guidance, RACE’s stock has pulled back slightly due to: […]






Priscila Sales Lights Up Fuse Magazine

Priscila Sales Lights Up Fuse Magazine






Brazilian Super Model Priscila Sales Lights Up Fuse Magazine Before Priscila Sales shot the eagerly awaited Miami Bikini Shop 2016 catalogue the Brazilian beauty was featured in Fuse Magazine. You may know Priscila from her many TV appearances, Priscila’s acting career includes work on Graceland, and the show Ballers for HBO that is set to […]






Fiat Chrysler and FoMoCo Reported Best April Sales in a Decade

Fiat Chrysler and FoMoCo Reported Best April Sales in a Decade






Fiat Chrysler and FoMoCo Reported Best April Sales in a Decade $FCAU, $F, $GM, $VLKAY Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU), and Ford Motor Company (NYSE”F) reported their best April sales in a decade, while General Motors Company’s (NYSE:GM) April sales dropped slightly, the Detroit News reported Tuesday. Fiat Chrysler sold 199,631 cars and trucks in […]






Hampton’s Home Buyers on the “Sidelines”

Hampton’s Home Buyers on the “Sidelines”






Hampton’s Home Buyers on the “Sidelines” Home sales in New York’s Hamptons fell to the lowest marks in 3 years as potential buyers of luxury properties stayed on the sidelines during this past volatile Quarter on Wall Street. Purchases in the 2nd-home market popular with Wall Street bankers and celebrities, totaled 437 in Q-1 of […]






Top Locations for Renting, Buying Property in Dubai & Abu Dhabi

Top Locations for Renting, Buying Property in Dubai & Abu Dhabi






Top Locations for Renting, Buying Property in Dubai & Abu Dhabi Despite price declines, yields remained high in both Emirates UAE real estate markets were stable in Q-1 of Y 2016 as major developers continued to launch mega projects, according to property site www.Bayut.com  The company said there were welcome signs of recovery in the […]






US Single Family Home Sales Missed, Economy Weakens

US Single Family Home Sales Missed, Economy Weakens






US Single Family Home Sales Missed, Economy Weakens $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX New US single-family home sales unexpectedly fell in March, the decline was concentrated in the West region, suggesting that the housing market is weakening. The US Commerce Department said Monday new home sales decreased 1.5% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 511,000 […]






Meet Brazilian Model Priscila Sales

Meet Brazilian Model Priscila Sales






Priscila Sales hit the beach this weekend wearing the latest collection from Miami Bikini Shop, the weekend fun was a prelude to a much bigger shoot later in the week. #Repost @priscila_fierce with @repostapp ・・・ Happy Sunday !!! Today I am wearing @miamibikinishop … I think it looks amazing , do you? Peace, love and […]






The Week Ahead On Wall Street

The Week Ahead On Wall Street






The Week Ahead On Wall Street $AAPL, $BA, $CVX, $DD, $MMM, $PG, $UTX, $XOM This week about 200 members of the S&P 500 will report earnings to Wall Street. Included are DJIA components: Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Monday; 3M (NYSE:MMM), Du Pont (NYSE:DD) and Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) Tuesday On Wednesday, Boeing Co. (NYSE:BA) and United […]






China Bans Key Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Service, Growth Dampened

China Bans Key Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Service, Growth Dampened






China Bans Key Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Service, Growth Dampened China’s blocking of Apple mobile entertainment services in presents fresh challenges for the giant tech company as it prepares to report its 1st-ever fall in iPhone sales. specifically Apple movies and book store were shut down by the government. The news on Thursday that Apple’s online book and […]






FoMoCo (NYSE:F) says, “No interest in a Tie-up With Fiat-Chrysler

FoMoCo (NYSE:F) says, “No interest in a Tie-up With Fiat-Chrysler






FoMoCo (NYSE:F) says, “No interest in a Tie-up With Fiat-Chrysler $F, $FCAU Ford Motor Co (NYSE:F) is not interested in a tie-up with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU), CEO Mark Fields said Saturday, when asked about FCA head Sergio Marchionne’s remark that Ford could be a potential merger candidate. “I can’t speak to what Sergio […]