Scotland Continues to Seek Independence

Scotland Continues to Seek Independence






Scotland Continues to Seek Independence Scottish lawmakers voted Tuesday to seek a new referendum on Independence, presenting the British government with a distraction as it prepares to trigger its EU exit aka Brexit. The legislature voted 69-59 to ask the British government to sanction an Independence vote that would be held within the next 2 […]






Brexit: Theresa May Triggers Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty Wednesday

Brexit: Theresa May Triggers Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty Wednesday






Brexit: Theresa May Triggers Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty Wednesday $GDPUSD UK PMTheresa May will trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon treaty Wednesday, 29 March, thus starting the 2-year Brexit negotiation process with the EU. The EU leaders will hold a Summit on 29 April to adopt Brexit guidelines. There are 3 possible situations […]






GCC States Push for UK Free Trade Deal After Brexit

GCC States Push for UK Free Trade Deal After Brexit






GCC States Push for UK Free Trade Deal After Brexit Trade between Britain and the GCC totals about $37.5-B annually Gulf Arab states are pressing for an early deal on free trade with Britain to secure preferential arrangements after Brexit, and could have a draft agreement ready within months, officials said Monday. Britain cannot formally […]






Socialist Pope Condemns ‘Populism’ as Driving Fear of Immigrants

Socialist Pope Condemns ‘Populism’ as Driving Fear of Immigrants






Socialist Pope Condemns ‘Populism’ as Driving Fear of Immigrants Tuesday, Papa Francis called for a radical change of attitude towards immigrants, saying they should be welcomed with dignity and denouncing the “populist rhetoric” he said is fueling fear and selfishness in rich countries. The Pope, who has championed the cause of migrants since taking office in […]






UK Leaders to Play ‘Hardball’ in Talks with EU on Market Access

UK Leaders to Play ‘Hardball’ in Talks with EU on Market Access






UK Leaders to Play ‘Hardball’ in Talks with EU on Market Access $GBP Sunday, Britain’s leaders signaled their resolve to play hardball in talks with the EU, suggesting they will look for partners elsewhere if the bloc restricts access to its huge market. Under pressure to reveal her Brexit plan, British Prime Minister Theresa May’s […]






Dubai’s Ruler Receives $1.22-M in UK Farming Subsidies

Dubai’s Ruler Receives $1.22-M in UK Farming Subsidies






Dubai’s Ruler Receives $1.22-M in UK Farming Subsidies Greenpeace said Sheikh Mohammed was one of the biggest beneficiaries of UK farming subsidies UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has been revealed as one of the biggest beneficiaries of UK farming subsidies over the […]






UK Government was Totally Unprepared for the Brexit Vote

UK Government was Totally Unprepared for the Brexit Vote






UK Government was Totally Unprepared for the Brexit Vote The President of the European Parliament says Britain’s government was unprepared for the country’s vote to leave the European Union, and does not know when it wants to start divorce talks. Martin Schulz says the Conservative government was “in no way prepared for the ‘leave’ majority” […]






Just 2 of the World’s 10 Greatest Cities are in the US

Just 2 of the World’s 10 Greatest Cities are in the US






Just 2 of the World’s 10 Greatest Cities are in the US Most great cities have access to quality education, a variety of public transportation choices, disaster preparedness, and affordable housing options, to name a few important qualities. In a new report, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) evaluated the Greatness of 30 major cities across the world, as […]






The US Fed has Not Delivered on the Economy

The US Fed has Not Delivered on the Economy






The US Fed has Not Delivered on the Economy The US Fed is stuck to actions devised by Ben S. Bernanke that have not worked to restore strong economic growth since the Great Recession The US central bank’s adherence to the idea that unemployment and weak demand can be cured with policies that encourage consumers, businesses and governments […]






Japanese Buying Physical Gold, Storing it in Switzerland

Japanese Buying Physical Gold, Storing it in Switzerland






Japanese Buying Physical Gold, Storing it in Switzerland Japanese investors are buying Bullion and storing it in Switzerland because of negative interest rates and fears JPY will depreciate as the government grapples with the heaviest public debt burden in the developed world, according reports. The number of buyers jumped 62% in 1-H of Y 2016 […]






Wednesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)

Wednesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI)






Wednesday’s Technical Outlook for DJIA (.DJI) $DIA, $DJI US stocks finished lower Tuesday as Brexit concerns resurfaced following Bank of England’s Financial Stability Report, while disappointing US factory orders and a 4.7% dive in Crude Oil prices added further pressure to equities. The DJIA lost 108 pts, or 0.61% to close at 17,840. The S&P […]






Global Stock Markets “Bouncing” Off Of Hefty Losses

Global Stock Markets “Bouncing” Off Of Hefty Losses






Global Stock Markets “Bouncing” Off Of Hefty Losses $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $GLD, $SLV Wednesday, Global stock markets continued to recover after last week’s losses and the USD was down 0.5% Vs a basket of peer currencies. Gold rose Wednesday on the USD’s retreat and investor appetite for safe assets remained strong because of longer-term […]






Donald Trump Traveling in Scotland Takes ‘Measured’ Approach to Brexit

Donald Trump Traveling in Scotland Takes ‘Measured’ Approach to Brexit






Donald Trump Traveling in Scotland Takes ‘Measured’ Approach to Brexit Donald Trump played down the financial market turmoil in the wake of Britain’s ‘leave’ the EU vote,on a visit to his Trump International golf course in Aberdeen, Scotland Saturday. There Donald Trump was asked by reporters if he was worried about the volatility in financial […]






Donald Trump, “The British are angry over borders and many other things.”

Donald Trump, “The British are angry over borders and many other things.”






Donald Trump, “The British are angry over borders and many other things.” The Brexit ‘leave’ victory was humiliating loss for US President Barack Hussein Obama. Some British polls showed that voter sentiment moved decidedly in favor of Brexit after Mr. Obama traveled to Britain and urged a “No Exit” vote. British voters delivered a sharp […]






Wall Street Guessed Wrong, UK Votes to “Sever” from the EU

Wall Street Guessed Wrong, UK Votes to “Sever” from the EU






Wall Street Guessed Wrong, UK Votes to “Sever” from the EU $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $GLD, $USO, $GBP, $USD, $JPY The liberals have been beaten, the polls were wrong, the people have taken back their country. The voters in Great Britain have chosen to take their country out of the EU leaving their government’s leadership […]






Update: Savvy Money Sitting Out the “Brexit” Short Term Impact

Update: Savvy Money Sitting Out the “Brexit” Short Term Impact






Update: Savvy Money Sitting Out the “Brexit” Short Term Impact As Friday’s vote counting continues, the “leave” side led with 50.9% of votes with “remain” trailing on 49.1%. The gap between the 2 sides stood at about 191,000 votes with 144 of the 382 count centers reporting results. Stay tuned… All over the world financial […]