Bitcoin’s ‘Hot’ and Coming to Real Estate Market

Bitcoin’s ‘Hot’ and Coming to Real Estate Market

Bitcoin’s ‘Hot’ and Coming to Real Estate Market $BTCUSD Bitcoin fever has hit the US real estate market, especially in Florida, offering foreign investors a way to avoid currency controls at home and US economic sanctions. As of the end of Y 2017, the digital currency was listed as a way to pay for some […]

Review: The Vintage & Classic Collector Car Market in 2017

Review: The Vintage & Classic Collector Car Market in 2017

Review: The Vintage & Classic Collector Car Market in 2017 Overall, the current collector car market is stable and rational, slightly favoring buyers over sellers in some categories. Just the opposite in the Tier 1 category of the most prominent marques and most certainty when it comes to 1-off and other prized examples. All discerning […]

UAE, Saudi Arabia Working on Digital Currencies

UAE, Saudi Arabia Working on Digital Currencies

UAE, Saudi Arabia Working on Digital Currencies The 2 Gulf nation’s central banks in the have expressed skepticism about digital currencies The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is working with Saudi Arabia’s central bank to issue a digital currency that would be accepted in cross-border transactions between the 2 Gulf countries, UAE central bank governor Mubarak […]

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

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

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

Top 10 Nationalities of Real Estate Investors in Dubai

Top 10 Nationalities of Real Estate Investors in Dubai

Top 10 Nationalities of Real Estate Investors in Dubai Emiratis made the most number of transactions between January 2016 and June 2017 The Dubai Land Department (DLD) has revealed a list of the Top 10 nationalities of real estate investors in Dubai between January 2016 and the end of June 2017. Overall, people from 217 […]

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

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

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

Dubai Issues 26,707 New Business Licences in 2016

Dubai Issues 26,707 New Business Licences in 2016

Dubai Issues 26,707 New Business Licences in 2016 The number of licences renewed in Y 2016 stood at 107,043 Dubai’s Department of Economic Development (DED) issued 26,707 new business licences in Y 2016, as it introduced new measures to ease the setting up of new businesses. The number of licences renewed in Y 2016 stood […]

Gold Outlook: Do Not See Fed Interest Rate Increase in 2016

Gold Outlook: Do Not See Fed Interest Rate Increase in 2016

Gold Outlook: Do Not See Fed Interest Rate Increase in 2016 $GLD A US Fed interest-rate increase this year should not shake investors’ faith in Gold, according to Australia’s 2nd-largest producer. Bullion is trading near the lowest level in more than 3 months. Prices fell on speculative worries that central banks are ready to curb […]

Bitcoin ‘Mining” Outlook Uncertain

Bitcoin ‘Mining” Outlook Uncertain

Bitcoin ‘Mining” Outlook Uncertain Simpley put, all Bitcoin transactions are recorded on a blockchain, a public, decentralized, permissionless ledger. The transactions are recorded in bundles, called “blocks,” by “miners” who receive a small reward in kind for mining. The process creates new Bitcoins. Miners currently earn 25 Bitcoins per block that is 16.175. The beginning […]

Gulf Borrowers Turn to Private Bonds, Sales Surge

Gulf Borrowers Turn to Private Bonds, Sales Surge

Gulf Borrowers Turn to Private Bonds, Sales Surge Gulf bond sales have increased by 33% so far this year Gulf borrowers are increasingly turning to privately-placed sovereign bonds for funding following a 32% rise in YTD sales, according to reports. Private transactions are seen as a means of avoiding public documentation and the marketing process […]