President Trump, “No administration has accomplished more in its 1st 90 days”

President Trump, “No administration has accomplished more in its 1st 90 days”






President Trump, “No administration has accomplished more in its 1st 90 days” President Donald Trump touted his accomplishments during a visit to Kenosha, Wisconsin Tuesday, where he promised major victories on tax reform and healthcare. “No administration has accomplished more in the !st 90 days,” President Trump said Wednesday, according to Politico, after he toured […]






President Trump’s Team is Drafting Tax Reform Legislation

President Trump’s Team is Drafting Tax Reform Legislation






President Trump’s Team is Drafting Tax Reform Legislation US President Donald Trump’s administration is working on a new tax reform legislation  that goes beyond the House of Representatives’ tax reform blueprint, according to the latest reports I have received. “The House can go and do what they want to do. We are going to formulate […]






President Trump Sharpens His Tax Cut, Deregulation Message

President Trump Sharpens His Tax Cut, Deregulation Message






President Trump Sharpens His Tax Cut, Deregulation Message $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The Trump Administration is sharpening its focus and message on a tax plan that will win quick approval in Congress and help to boost the US economy. President Trump’s 1st 11 weeks in office have included executive orders to remove some of Barack […]






America’s Small Business Optimism Running a Record Highs

America’s Small Business Optimism Running a Record Highs






America’s Small Business Optimism Running a Record Highs Small business optimism remained at one of its highest readings in 43 years, as small business awaits a new healthcare law, tax reform, and regulatory relief from Washington, according to the February National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Small Business Optimism Index, released today. “It is clear […]






The Trump Rally Has Room to “Grow”

The Trump Rally Has Room to “Grow”






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






Prominent US Lawmakers Urge President Trump to Repeal FATCA

Prominent US Lawmakers Urge President Trump to Repeal FATCA






Prominent US Lawmakers Urge President Trump to Repeal FATCA Rep. Mark Meadows and Sen. Rand Paul have sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and OMB Director Mick Mulvaney urging President Trump take action to “mitigate the ongoing damage” caused by the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and quickly repeal the law. FATCA […]






Residential Property Sales & Leasing in UAE to be Exempt from VAT

Residential Property Sales & Leasing in UAE to be Exempt from VAT






Residential Property Sales & Leasing in UAE to be Exempt from VAT $GLD, $SLV, $PLAT The 1st sale of new residential property in the country will be subject to the Zero rate of VAT. Investment Gold, Silver and Platinum will also be Zero-rated. Supplies of residential property including sales and leasing in the UAE will be […]






Real Estate: Property Taxes in US on the Rise

Real Estate: Property Taxes in US on the Rise






Real Estate: Property Taxes in US on the Rise Property taxes rose a record-3.2% in FY 2016, according to reports. The 2016 amount of taxes collected was $540,701,000,000 compared to $523,952,380,000 in Y 2015. New Jersey property owners paid the most taxes in  Y 2016, reports WalletHub, with annual taxes set at 2.35%. The rate […]






Should Robots Be Taxed If They Take People’s Jobs?

Should Robots Be Taxed If They Take People’s Jobs?






Should Robots Be Taxed If They Take People’s Jobs? $GOOGL, $AMZN Economist Robert Shiller says that just “maybe” robots should be taxed if they end up taking away jobs from hard-working Americans. Professor Shiller argued that there has been a flood of innovations that make life easier for people, yet eliminate the human element, such […]






Senator Schumer (D-NY) is Coming Around to the “Death” of Obamacare

Senator Schumer (D-NY) is Coming Around to the “Death” of Obamacare






Senator Schumer (D-NY) is Coming Around to the “Death” of Obamacare US Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said his party is willing to work on Barack Obamacare repairs, as long as Republicans drop their demands to repeal the law. “We Democrats, provided our Republican colleagues drop replace and stop undermining the ACA (Affordable Care Act) […]






President Donald Trump’s Dealmaking Reminiscent of the Gipper’s

President Donald Trump’s Dealmaking Reminiscent of the Gipper’s






President Donald Trump’s Dealmaking Reminiscent of the Gipper’s Larry Kudlow, an economics adviser to President Ronald Reagan, said Tuesday that President Donald Trump’s dealmaking with lawmakers is reminiscent of the Gipper’s. On Tuesday, President Trump addressed Republican lawmakers in a closed-door meeting at the Capitol, warning them that they could lose their seats in Congress […]






Tax & Regulatory Reform are America’s CEO’s Top Priorities

Tax & Regulatory Reform are America’s CEO’s Top Priorities






Tax & Regulatory Reform are America’s CEO’s Top Priorities $JPM Most CEO’s of large US companies see tax and regulatory reform as their Top policy priorities, with only 3% naming healthcare reform, according to a survey released Tuesday. The Business Roundtable Quarterly survey showed broad hopefulness about US economic prospects in the wake of the […]






US Stocks Bullish on President Trump’s Tax Reform Policy

US Stocks Bullish on President Trump’s Tax Reform Policy






US Stocks Bullish on President Trump’s Tax Reform Policy $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Steve Forbes, Chairman/Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media, is optimistic that stocks have room to reach new records as President Donald Trump pushes forward with his vows to cut taxes and regulations. “Markets always try to anticipate the future. One of the reasons it […]






Americans Renouncing Citizenship in Record Numbers

Americans Renouncing Citizenship in Record Numbers






Americans Renouncing Citizenship in Record Numbers A record 5,409 Americans renounced their citizenship last year, including 2,364 in the 4th Quarter,  primarily because of the nation’s tax system, Fortune magazine reported Monday The spike is more than 26% increase from the 4,279 who handed in their passports in Y 2015, federal records show. According to […]






Many “Blue” States are Broke, Need Money Like O2

Many “Blue” States are Broke, Need Money Like O2






Many “Blue” States are Broke, Need Money Like O2 Many Blue stat Governors and state legislators say they are running out of money again, and many are demanding tax hikes to close budget gaps. More than 50% the states are facing big deficits this year, and they are mostly Blue states, including:  California, Connecticut, Delaware, […]






This Week, Market’s Focus on President Trump Message to Congress

This Week, Market’s Focus on President Trump Message to Congress






This Week, Market’s Focus on President Trump Message to Congress $SPY, $GLD, $USD Tuesday evening, 28 February, US President Donald Trump is slated to give a major address to a joint session of Congress in lieu of the usual State of the Union address. This 1st official congressional address by our President may be pivotal […]






US President Donald Trump’s Economic Plan to Spur GDP

US President Donald Trump’s Economic Plan to Spur GDP






US President Donald Trump’s Economic Plan to Spur GDP $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Economic experts now believe that the Trump White House estimates of economic growth of 3 to 3.5% are actually “too conservative” and the economy is poised to expand much faster than that. “With Reagan, we put up 4% growth rates coming out […]






The Surging Stock Markets Reflects Confidence in Trump Agenda

The Surging Stock Markets Reflects Confidence in Trump Agenda






The Surging Stock Markets Reflects Confidence in Trump Agenda $SPY Thursday in a press conference, US President Donald Trump credited high confidence and optimism in the early weeks of his administration for new stock market highs, despite his low approval ratings, and suggested markets will act even more favorably once the White House and congressional […]






President Trump In Oval Office Summit With Major US Retailer CEO’s

President Trump In Oval Office Summit With Major US Retailer CEO’s






President Trump In Oval Office Summit With Major US Retailer CEO’s $AZO, $BBY, $GPS, $JCP, $TGT. $WBA US President Donald Trump is meeting with a group of retailers Wednesday morning to discuss his at the border-adjustment tax. The retailers will meet with members of Congress as well as the President, according to the head of government relations […]






The US “War on Business” is Over in The Age of Trumpism

The US “War on Business” is Over in The Age of Trumpism






The US “War on Business” is Over in The Age of Trumpism $SPY US President Donald Trump’s coming incentive-based tax policy will show that former President’s Bill Clinton’s and Barack Hussein-Obama’s war on business is over and American companies will be rewarded, not punished by over burdening and unnecessary government regulation. “The business tax rates […]






Experts Urge Repeal of Obama Era Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act

Experts Urge Repeal of Obama Era Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act






Experts Urge Repeal of Obama Era Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act FATCA turns law-abiding, middle-class Americans living overseas, of whom there are approximately 8-M, into financial pariahs Nigel Green, Founder/CEO of deVere Group, 1 of the world’s largest independent financial organizations, has launched a Washington, DC-based lobbying and media campaign to repeal the Foreign Account […]






President Donald Trump’s Tax Code Changes a Happy Day for Shareholders

President Donald Trump’s Tax Code Changes a Happy Day for Shareholders






President Donald Trump’s Tax Code Changes a Happy Day for Shareholders $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans have plans to change the tax code to give businesses greater incentive to invest in the US and to hire more Americans. That could mean a “Happy” payday for shareholders of technology giant […]






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 […]






Donald Trump’s Tax Cuts Could/Will Jump-Start Global Economy

Donald Trump’s Tax Cuts Could/Will Jump-Start Global Economy






Donald Trump’s Tax Cuts Could/Will Jump-Start Global Economy US President Elect Donald Trump’s tax cuts and spending plans could deliver a strong shot in the arm to the US economy, lifting growth around the world, although uncertainty about his trade policies adds to the risks, that according to the World Bank (WB). The Trump Admin […]






US President Donald Trump’s Tax Cuts “Economic Nirvana”

US President Donald Trump’s Tax Cuts “Economic Nirvana”






US President Donald Trump’s Tax Cuts “Economic Nirvana” US President Elect Donald Trump’s proposed tax policies will have a positive effect much the same President Ronald Reagan’s did. Economist Art Laffer, a former member of Ronald Reagan’s Economic Policy Advisory Board, said that Donald Trump should not worry about America’s growing trade deficit, and he […]






Chinese Real Estate Investment Moves to Seattle, Washington

Chinese Real Estate Investment Moves to Seattle, Washington






Chinese Real Estate Investment Moves to Seattle, Washington $AMZN, $MSFT Vancouver, BC’s new property tax triggered a new wave of Chinese real estate investment in Seattle, Washington Vancouver, which has seen detached-home prices 2X’d in the past 10 years, joined areas including Australia and Hong Kong in taking steps to slow housing demand after an […]






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 […]






It is Time for Americans to Be Optimistic Again

It is Time for Americans to Be Optimistic Again






It is Time to Be Optimistic Again $SPY Donald Trump’s plans for the economy will boost deficits, interest rates and growth but also will create opportunities for ordinary investors, it is time for Americans to be optimistic again. Both Trump and Hillary Clinton promised sorely needed additional spending on roads and public structures, schools, railway […]






American Beverage Association Spending Millions Fighting “Soda” Tax

American Beverage Association Spending Millions Fighting “Soda” Tax






American Beverage Association Spending Millions Fighting “Soda” Tax $KO, $PEP A recent series of measures to tax sugary drinks, in an effort to fight obesity and diabetes, are forcing soda companies such as Coke (NYSE:KO), and Pepsi (NYSE:PEP) to reinvent themselves and diversify not only their business model, but their public image Voters and lawmakers […]






Americans Are Renouncing Citizenship Over FATCA Tax Law, Not Donald Trump

Americans Are Renouncing Citizenship Over FATCA Tax Law, Not Donald Trump






Americans Are Renouncing Citizenship Over FATCA Tax Law, Not Donald Trump The number of individuals who renounced their US citizenship for Q-3 of Y 2016 was the 2nd-highest in history at 1,380, US Treasury Department reported. The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), which enacted in Y 2010, and took years to implement, is “having […]






The Market Knows What the Market Knows, Donald Trump’s Deals are Possible

The Market Knows What the Market Knows, Donald Trump’s Deals are Possible






The Market KnowsWhat the Market Knows, Donald Trump’s Deals are Possible The financial markets are backing the President Elect’s blueprint to make America Great Again. The financial markets are saying loud and cleat that President Elect Trump’s deals are all possible For those who think compromise is in the air, the markets have told us […]






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 and Michelle Intimately Tied Sugar & Soda Industry

Hillary and Michelle Intimately Tied Sugar & Soda Industry






Hillary and Michelle Intimately Tied Sugar & Soda Industry $DIS, $KO, $PEP $JPM Lives are at stake, the health and future of children hang in the balance in this Presidential election Walt Disney World recently tried to copy the sugar and soda industries’ marketing methodology, but ended up running for cover last year when the […]






Hillary Clinton’s Plans Would Stunt US Economic Growth

Hillary Clinton’s Plans Would Stunt US Economic Growth






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






Hillary Clinton’s Tax Plan Will Destroy US Jobs Market

Hillary Clinton’s Tax Plan Will Destroy US Jobs Market






Hillary Clinton’s Tax Plan Will Destroy US Jobs Market Hillary Clinton’s proposed tax increases on people with high incomes and on businesses would constrain economic growth, leading to lower wages and about 697,000 fewer jobs, according to a right-leaning policy group’s analysis. The Democratic presidential nominee’s tax plan, which includes proposals to raise taxes on […]






Dubai to Overtake London as Top Pick for Wealthy GCC Investors

Dubai to Overtake London as Top Pick for Wealthy GCC Investors






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






Donald Trump’s Fiscal Conservative Economic Plan Will Grow US GDP

Donald Trump’s Fiscal Conservative Economic Plan Will Grow US GDP






Donald Trump’s Fiscal Conservative Economic Plan Will Grow US GDP “Hillary Clinton’s economic plan will inhibit GDP growth.” Donald Trump’s economic plan will “significantly increase America’s real GDP growth rate” – resulting in trillions of dollars of additional revenues, according to a new study authored by iconic investor Wilbur Ross and Peter Navarro, a top […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update The governors of Delaware and New Jersey sign medical marijuana expansion bills, casino magnate Sheldon Adelson kicks in a million bucks to fend off medical cannabis in Florida, Montana patients are losing access to providers, and more.  National Monday, a study of fatal car crashes found medical marijuana may curb opioid use. […]






Entrepreneurship in America “Died” Under Obama

Entrepreneurship in America “Died” Under Obama






Entrepreneurship in America “Died” Under Obama $BAC The Y 2008 financial crisis buried US entrepreneurship, and it’s having a hard time coming alive again. A US economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch (NYSE:BAC), recently said that the formation of new corporate firms and individual establishments has plunged since the financial crisis and remained low […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update As all eyes turn toward cannabis legalization initiatives looming in November, it’s been pretty quiet on the medical marijuana front. At least there’s good news from Michigan.  Michigan Last Thursday, the Senate passed an industry regulation bill allowing dispensaries. The state Senate Thursday passed a bill that would tax and regulate medical marijuana […]






Donald Trump Vows, “I am going to get you your voice back”

Donald Trump Vows, “I am going to get you your voice back”






Donald Trump Vows, “I am going to get you your voice back” Donald Trump made his strongest pitch yet to the evangelical community in a speech Friday vowing to defend “our Christian heritage like you have never seen before” and condemning politicians who “have really abandoned you to a large extent.” Addressing the 11th Annual […]






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 […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update The federal courts reminded the US Justice Department (DOJ) that Congress passed a law barring it from using federal funds to go after state-legal medical cannabis operations, Maryland takes a step toward getting its industry up and running, California balks at a MM grower tax, and more. National Tuesday, a federal appeals […]






Donald Trump, “A Massive Tax Increase Necessary to Fund Hillary’s Plan”

Donald Trump, “A Massive Tax Increase Necessary to Fund Hillary’s Plan”






Donald Trump, “A Massive Tax Increase Necessary to Fund Hillary’s Plan” Donald Trump responded to Hillary Clinton’s speech on the economy, which included her reactions to the proposals he outlined Monday, calling the Democrat’s presentation “terrible” and “boring.” “By the way, she’s proposing a big tax increase in her speech, her teleprompter speech,” said Donald […]






Donald Trump offers “the biggest tax revolution since the Reagan reforms”

Donald Trump offers “the biggest tax revolution since the Reagan reforms”






Donald Trump offers “the biggest tax revolution since the Reagan reforms” Monday in Detroit Donald Trump outlined his economic plan that he said will streamline the US tax code and lower the tax rate for working Americans, offering “the biggest tax revolution since the Reagan tax reform.” With a 55-min speech to the prestigious Detroit […]






Democrats Attack Wall Street Traders

Democrats Attack Wall Street Traders






Democrats Attack Wall Street Traders $CME Policy making Democrats that are drafting their party’s convention platform are proposing to tax stock trades on US exchanges as the party steps into the modern financial markets. “We support a financial transactions tax on Wall Street to curb excessive speculation and high-frequency trading, which has threatened financial markets,” […]






American Companies Sitting on a $1.45-T+ “Cash Pile”

American Companies Sitting on a $1.45-T+ “Cash Pile”






American Companies Sitting on a $1.45-T+ “Cash Pile” $AAPL, $AMZN, $GOOGL, $MSFT, $INTC Corporate cash is at record high marks as increased debt is offsetting net operating cash outflows. America’s largest corporations are sitting on a historically large amount of Green Money these days. Cash and short-term investments on the S&P 500 sector companies’ balance […]






1st Time Buyers of EV’s and Hybrid Cars Eligible for Tax Credits

1st Time Buyers of EV’s and Hybrid Cars Eligible for Tax Credits






1st Time Buyers of EV’s and Hybrid Cars Eligible for Tax Credits US environmentally-conscious taxpayers can choose from a variety of vehicles powered solely or partially by electricity. Some of the cars on this list are “head scratchers”, as in the Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid base priced at $845,000 (pictured above), humm! In addition to the perceived ecological […]






Qatar Plans Zones w/Tax Incentives to lure Overseas Investors

Qatar Plans Zones w/Tax Incentives to lure Overseas Investors






Qatar Plans Zones w/Tax Incentives to lure Overseas Investors Qatar is seeking to draw in more foreign investors and cut its dependence on gas revenues by setting up special economic zones that will allow for 100% overseas ownership. The world’s top LNG exporter is one of the richest countries per capita but faces a projected […]






80% of Professionals Will Leave GCC if Income Tax Introduced

80% of Professionals Will Leave GCC if Income Tax Introduced






80% of Professionals Will Leave GCC if Income Tax Introduced VAT in the UAE will bring higher inflation, society of finance professionals says An overwhelming majority of finance professionals would leave the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) if income tax was implemented, research has revealed. In a study by CFA Society Emirates, 80% of the respondents said that […]






Setting Up Business in Dubai Design District

Setting Up Business in Dubai Design District






Setting Up Business in Dubai Design District With world class facilities and smart initiatives, d3 is calling creative people across world Dubai is known for its unique sky scrapers, beautiful beaches and luxurious hotels. Now Dubai wants to become the design capital of the world. Dubai Design District, popularly known as d3, is calling designers […]






Major Seychelles Developer Eyes UAE Property Investors

Major Seychelles Developer Eyes UAE Property Investors






Major Seychelles Developer Eyes UAE Property Investors Just under 10% of Eden Island investors are from the GCC The island nation of Seychelles remains an attractive destination for property investors from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), especially those from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to one of its biggest developers. Located 200 metres from […]