Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Rally Revives

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Rally Revives

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Rally Revives Dollar bulls are taking charge of USD/JPY once again this morning, pushing the price back to the highs of the week. The USD/JPY made a bearish bounce after reaching the -27.2% Fibonacci target at 113.23 and price is now challenging the support trend line (green). A new bullish breakout could indicate […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Target 115.65

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Target 115.65

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Target 115.65 An increase in Japan’s appetite for risk assets overseas is having an outsized impact closer to home – on the traditional safe haven status of the yen. Accelerating demand for foreign equities by Japanese investors is one factor behind the unexpected slide in the nation’s currency, down more than […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Appreciation is Risk

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Appreciation is Risk

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Appreciation is Risk The market’s value orientation is a challenge without a clear growth catalyst. Yen appreciation is another risk. Positives include shareholder-friendly corporate behavior, solid company earnings and support from Bank of Japan stock buying. The dollar rose to 112.41 yen from 112.30 yen late Monday. After Mon.’s balance on […]

EU and Japan Free Trade Deal

EU and Japan Free Trade Deal

The European Union’s top officials arrive in Japan Tuesday to sign the single market’s biggest trade deal ever and present a united front as Washington upends the international trade order. EU Council President Donald Tusk and Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker land in Japan after talks in Beijing, where they urged global trade cooperation and warned […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) difficult time setting its next short-term direction

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) difficult time setting its next short-term direction

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) difficult time setting its next short-term direction  The USD/JPY pair is having a difficult time setting its next short-term direction on Monday amid a subdued trading action surrounding the FX markets. After advancing to mid-112 during the first half of the day, the USD/JPY pair lacked a follow-through as this move […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) correcting lower, but still bullish

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) correcting lower, but still bullish

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) correcting lower, but still bullish The USD/JPY pair peaked at 112.79 at the end of the week, its highest since last January, before easing partially to end Friday at 112.32. Friday’s decline was moderated when compared to previous weekly gains, as the pair held firmly above the 112.00 figure. The positive […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) stays close to daily highs around 112.50

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) stays close to daily highs around 112.50

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) stays close to daily highs around 112.50 The pair trades in fresh 6-month tops around 112.50/60. The greenback remains bid although failed near 95.00. US 10-year yields stay sidelined around 2.86%/2.875. The selling pressure around the Japanese yen remains well and sound so far this week and has now lifted USD/JPY […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Trade worries between US and China fade, earnings the focus. PE Note: Some dips seen in the stock indices Thursday. Overall the indices look Bullish long term to me. DJIA 24700.45, -0.88% came off from the Psych mark at 25000, while 25000 holds, DIA could test 24500 before another run […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Extra Gains Appear Unlikely

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Extra Gains Appear Unlikely

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) Extra Gains Appear Unlikely 24-hour view: “USD traded sideways between 110.35 and 110.78 last Friday, slightly narrower than our expected 110.30/110.80 consolidation range. The outlook remains mixed and further sideway trading seems likely. That said, the underlying tone has weakened somewhat and this could lead to a lower trading range of 110.20/110.70”. […]

USD/JPY (JPY=X) Trade worries dent stocks, yuan steadies

USD/JPY (JPY=X) Trade worries dent stocks, yuan steadies

USD/JPY (JPY=X) Trade worries dent stocks, yuan steadies USD/JPY is quiet during the North American holiday session. Some ECB members site the end of 2019 too late for a rate hike. USD/JPY is quiet during the North American holiday session, having entered the shift flat at 110.50, continuing the bullish reversal towards 110.60. However, there […]

USD/JPY (JPY=X) share of reserves retreats from 15-year peak

USD/JPY (JPY=X) share of reserves retreats from 15-year peak

USD/JPY (JPY=X) share of reserves retreats from 15-year peak The U.S. dollar’s share of currency reserves reported to the International Monetary Fund fell in first quarter of 2018 to a fresh four-year low, while euro, yuan and sterling’s shares of reserves increased, according to the latest data from the International Monetary Fund. The share of […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Clash of the Trade Titans

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Clash of the Trade Titans

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Clash of the Trade Titans Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday called for an early conclusion of a regional trade pact that ensures free and rules-based commerce in the face of an increasingly protectionist United States under President Donald Trump. At a meeting of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, or […]

Cryptocurrencies: Japan ‘Clamps’ Down, Bitcoin ‘Falls’ Down

Cryptocurrencies: Japan ‘Clamps’ Down, Bitcoin ‘Falls’ Down

Cryptocurrencies: Japan ‘Clamps’ Down, Bitcoin ‘Falls’ Down $BTCUSD Bitcoin falls 8% after Japan watchdog orders exchanges to strengthen practices against money laundering The world’s largest digital currency hit a 4-month low of $6,092.38 and broke below $6,400 for the 1st time in a week. The order led bitFlyer, the largest crypto exchange in Japan to suspend […]

Legal Casino Coming to Japan

Legal Casino Coming to Japan

At a casino school in Tokyo, croupier-in-training Takuto Saito settles behind a green table and reaches for the roulette wheel, addressing a group of imaginary punters: “Spin up. Place your bets.” The 24-year-old has never set foot in a casino, but he is gambling that new laws opening up the lucrative sector will soon create […]

Major Earthquake in Osaka Japan

Major Earthquake in Osaka Japan

Major Earthquake in Osaka Japan At least three people have been confirmed killed and more casualties are feared, after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit north of Osaka Prefecture in western Japan, local media report. An 80-year-old man and a young 9yo girl were killed in Japan, crushed by collapsing walls, public broadcaster NHK reported. Several […]

Thailand Asserts Financial Leadership in Southeast Asia

Thailand Asserts Financial Leadership in Southeast Asia

Thailand Asserts Financial Leadership in Southeast Asia Thailand is forming and leading a new Southeast Asian fund for infrastructure and development projects, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha told a Summit in Bangkok Saturday to counter reliance on China and the other Asian giants. The fund, which Thailand will jointly manage with 4 countries in the […]

Japan Continues to Print Money

Japan Continues to Print Money

Bank of Japan head Haruhiko Kuroda defended its decision to press ahead with the country’s ultra-loose monetary policy Friday, even as the US Federal Reserve and European Central Bank tighten their policies. After a two-day meeting, the BoJ said it would retain its current framework, pointing to a disappointing lack of progress towards its longstanding […]

President Trump ‘Suspended Indefinitely’ Major US Military Exercises with SKorea

President Trump ‘Suspended Indefinitely’ Major US Military Exercises with SKorea

President Trump ‘Suspended Indefinitely’ Major US Military Exercises with SKorea As of Thursday, the US military has indefinitely postponed major joint exercises with SKorea acting on US President Donald Trump’s pledge to halt the “provocative” military drills following his summit with NKorea’s Chairman Kim Jong Un. The move, a significant break in how the US and […]

President Trump, “I do not need Chuck Schumer’s advise on North Korea”

President Trump, “I do not need Chuck Schumer’s advise on North Korea”

President Trump, “I do not need Chuck Schumer’s advise on North Korea” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says, President Trump is fully prepared for the meeting. Friday, US President Donald Trump hammered Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) through a Tweet, saying his administration doesn’t “need his advice” when it comes to negotiating with […]

Ferrari(NYSE:RACE) Factory Team to Suzuka 10 Hours Race

Ferrari(NYSE:RACE) Factory Team to Suzuka 10 Hours Race

Ferrari(NYSE:RACE) Factory Team to Suzuka 10 Hours Race $RACE Ferrari to field factory-supported entry in Suzuka 10 Hours Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is now the 8th manufacturer to officially enter Japan’s Suzuka 10 Hours round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge in August with a factory-supported entry. The Taiwanese HubAuto team has entered a 2nd Ferrari 488 GT3 for works […]

Japan Attacks US Protectionism

Japan Attacks US Protectionism

Japan Attacks US Protectionism US-imposed trade tariffs on its close allies could have a “grave impact” on ties and the world trading system, the Japanese government said Monday, describing the situation as “extremely deplorable”. Washington found itself isolated at a weekend meeting of G7 finance ministers over its stinging steel and aluminium tariffs and Tokyo […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: DJIA is set up to rally PE DJIA at 24831.17, +0.37% is rising and could test 25000-25200 in here. But, 25200 may act as 1st resistance as I see it on the daily. A break above 25200 indicates more Bullishness medium term. DAX at 13001.24, -0.17% looks Bullish near […]

Cryptocurrency Regulation: New Laws, Big Changes Coming

Cryptocurrency Regulation: New Laws, Big Changes Coming

Cryptocurrency Regulation: New Laws, Big Changes Coming $BTCUSD There are Asian countries feeling the effects of inadequate cryptocurrency regulation, and others, like India, China and SKorea, have taken an uncertain or hostile stance to cryptocurrency. That frame is not likely to last too much longer Japan is building a clear framework for how virtual currency exchanges, and ICOs (initial coin […]

Bitcoin Moved to Test Key Support Near $9,000

Bitcoin Moved to Test Key Support Near $9,000

Bitcoin Moved to Test Key Support Near $9,000 $BTCUSD Thursday, after a quiet start to cryptocurrencies came under selling pressure, with market participants speculating about large blocks of cryptos being offloaded, pushing Bitcoin’s value lower. Bitcoin, the world’s #1 digital currency traded in a $200 range Thursday before giving up $220, or 2.3% quickly. Currently, […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Japan is off  it’s holidays, and back in the action. PE DJIA at 24262.51, +1.39% moved up from support at 23500, while that holds, there is room for DIA to rise to 24400 now. The overall range is within 24400-23500, and expect it to hold medium term. DAX at […]

NKorea’s Economy is the Focus Now

NKorea’s Economy is the Focus Now

NKorea’s Economy is the Focus Now President Kim shifts to Economy, ditches Nuclear testing President Kim Jong Un’s suspension of NKorean nuclear tests has economic focus. Kim’s statement at a ruling party meeting Friday includes a pledge to seek a “favorable” international environment for economic development so that he can put the economy “on an […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Still see more Northside coming for DJIA after a pause to refresh. PE DJIA at 24748.07,-0.16% looks like it has paused in here. But, it will likely test at 25000-25500 medium term while it holds above Key support at 24500 support. Overall medium term looks Bullish for DJIA […]

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing $DXY, $EUR, $JPY, $GBP, $AUD Commentary: Seeing some strength ahead for USD. PE The US Dollar (.DXY) Index at 89.69 rose after testing support at 89.25 day before Tuesday, and now 89.8 looks like immediate resistance, if it breaks 89.8, then 90.00-90.25 could be next resistance, then a dip. EUR (Euro) at 1.2375 tested […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Still see more Northside coming for DJIA in here. PE DJIA at 24786.63, +0.87% continued to rise as expected, while it trades above 24500 there is room to rise to 25000-25200 into the end of this week or early next. We wait, we see. DAX at 12585.57, […]

President Trump is Focused on Presidency

President Trump is Focused on Presidency

President Trump is Focused on Presidency Tuesday, the US House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) said President Donald Trump does not seem impacted by any of the drama that’s plaguing his administration, including the Russia investigation and matters involving his attorney Michael Cohen. The California Republican appeared on TV and said our President is focused on […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: Global stock indices see more Northside in the coming sessions after trading lower to sideways. PE DJIA at 24360.14, -0.50% and DAX at 12442.40, +0.22%) saw highs above 1st resistances on daily candles Friday. A clear break of those resistances could lead to 25000 and 12800-12900 respectively. But, if […]

People are Asking, “Is there more trade pressure coming against China?”

People are Asking, “Is there more trade pressure coming against China?”

People are Asking, “Is there more trade pressure coming against China?” Clearly, US President Trump believes that his Administration’s trade threats against China are working and now there is talk of plans to focus on new tariffs and possible blocks to Chinese tech investment in the US. According to an article Thursday in the WS-J, siting […]

Wealth Management 

Wealth Management 

Wealth Management HEFFX has become one of Asia’s leading financial services companies with interests in Publishing, Private Equity, Capital Markets, Real Estate, Mining, Retail, Transport and Agriculture that span every continent of the world. Our partners have unprecedented experience in Equities, Banking, Private Equity, Trading and Funds Management. Managing and Protecting wealth for our clients […]

World’s Oldest Man Likes Soaking in Hot Springs, Eating Sweets

World’s Oldest Man Likes Soaking in Hot Springs, Eating Sweets

World’s Oldest Man Likes Soaking in Hot Springs, Eating Sweets Masazo Nonaka has enjoyed soaking in northern Japan’s hot springs for many years, surely longer than most. He is a supercentenarian, whose family has run a hot springs inn for 4 generations, was certified Tuesday as the world’s oldest living man, at age 112 years, […]

Xi Speaks, Stock Bulls Listen: Risk is On Globally

Xi Speaks, Stock Bulls Listen: Risk is On Globally

Xi Speaks, Stock Bulls Listen: Risk is On Globally $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ A new era in the Age of Prosperity is seen Appetite for risk on is strong Tuesday morning, as Chinese President Xi Jinping offered plans to further open up the 2nd largest economy. Xi’s public speech at the Boao Forum came days after […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN DJIA at 25410.03, -1.16%, and DAX at 12490.73, -0.29% dipped Tuesday Vs my expectation of further gainers. DAX could test 12400 while below 12600 as mentioned yesterday while DJIA could re-test 25000 near term. Nikkei at 22309.05, -0.36% has come off, and and see a move to […]

Bitcoin Investors Know Not to ‘Fight the Tape’

Bitcoin Investors Know Not to ‘Fight the Tape’

Bitcoin Investors Know Not to ‘Fight the Tape’ $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE Just at the start of Y 2018 Bitcoin began trending towards $20,000. Thursday, it marked $10,000 on a bounce after correcting to $7,500. At that mark it was down 65% from its highs. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 9,862.84, -170.91, or -1.70%, as of 7:00a GMT, the […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI, $BSESN Commentary: DJIA looks stable to strong in here. PE Note: Overall major stock indices are mixed. While DJIA looks Bllish, DAX may trade sideways. Nikkei is trading near Key support which may hold or break to the Southside. Shanghai has recovered from deep lows and may now be in recovery […]

Bitcoin Seeing its Worst Monthly Decliner Since December 2013

Bitcoin Seeing its Worst Monthly Decliner Since December 2013

Bitcoin Seeing its Worst Monthly Decliner Since December 2013 $BTCUSD,$FB Cryptocurrencies are extending losses with Bitcoin headed for its worst monthly decliner since December 2013 on the last day of January trading as US regulators ramp up their scrutiny of one of the world’s largest digital currency exchanges while Facebook Inc. (NYSE:FB) is banning ads tied to […]

Bitcoin US Vs Bitcoin Asia

Bitcoin US Vs Bitcoin Asia

Bitcoin US Vs Bitcoin Asia $BTCUSD Bitcoin and the other major cryptocurrencies rebounded after a steep mid-week selloff on concerns about regulatory crackdowns in SKorea. After briefly dipping to near $9,000 during the week, Bitcoin traded near $12,000 on Friday as investors turned their attention away from Asian government crackdowns and focused on some new cryptocurrency-related options […]

Luxury Stocks Rally, Heightened Spending Goes Global

Luxury Stocks Rally, Heightened Spending Goes Global

Luxury Stocks Rally, Heightened Spending Goes Global $RACE, $PPRUY, $MAR, $HLT, $AXP The rise of Chinese middle class is helping drive luxury ownership trend. Investors have driven up the price of luxury-brand stocks around the world, expecting opulent consumption to increase amid the global economic recovery, high stock prices and the growing ranks of the […]

Honda to Show New AI and Robotics

Honda to Show New AI and Robotics

Honda to Show New AI and Robotics New Honda robotics, artificial intelligence, and energy solution concepts engineered to advance mobility and improve people’s lives Press conference: 11:00 AM PST on January 9, 2018 at Honda’s booth (LVCC, North Hall – 7923) Honda’s CES 2018 preview video at Honda.us/CES2018 Honda will unveil its new 3E (Empower, […]

US Warns NKorean Leadership of Utter Destruction in Any War

US Warns NKorean Leadership of Utter Destruction in Any War

US Warns NKorean Leadership of Utter Destruction in Any War The United States warned the NKorean leadership that it would be “utterly destroyed” if war were to break out, after Pyongyang test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic missile, putting the US Mainland within range. The Trump Administration has said all options were on the […]

Olympian Boyd Martin Retraining Racehorses in Japan

Olympian Boyd Martin Retraining Racehorses in Japan

Tokyo, Japan: Two-time Olympian Boyd Martin is to host ‘retraining the racehorse’ clinics in Japan this December, in partnership with the National Riding Club Association of Japan (NRCAJ), the Japan Racing Association (JRA) and Godolphin, the global thoroughbred breeding and horseracing team founded by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and […]

The 2017 Japan Cup Aidan O’Brien Takes on Asia

The 2017 Japan Cup Aidan O’Brien Takes on Asia

The 2017 Japan Cup Aidan O’Brien Takes on Asia Four foreign runners have accepted their invitations to run in the 2017 edition of the Japan Cup (G1, 2,400m) on November 26 at Tokyo Racecourse. Idaho (IRE, C4, by Galileo) guided by top Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien is a two-time group-two winner who also finished third […]

Tokyo’s Munch’s Burger Shack a Big Hit After President Trump’s Visit

Tokyo’s Munch’s Burger Shack a Big Hit After President Trump’s Visit

Tokyo’s Munch’s Burger Shack a Big Hit After President Trump’s Visit “It tasted great, like steak,” 1 diner said, after savoring the 100% US Angus Beef Colby Jack Cheeseburger at Tokyo’s tiny Munch’s Burger Shack Thursday. The lines at the door during lunchtime are getting longer than ever, thanks to US President Trump. President Trump’s […]

President Trump Showcased America as Strong, Proud and Confident

President Trump Showcased America as Strong, Proud and Confident

President Trump Showcased America as Strong, Proud and Confident President Donald Trump said Wednesday that his 12-day trip to Asia showcased “a strong, proud and confident America” to the World. “Everywhere we went, our foreign hosts greeted the American delegation and myself included with incredible warmth and hospitality and most importantly respect,” President Trump told […]

NKorea says, No Negotiations, as President Trump Wings to Asia

NKorea says, No Negotiations, as President Trump Wings to Asia

NKorea says, No Negotiations, as President Trump Wings to Asia Saturday, NKorea ruled out talks and threatened to increase its nuclear arsenal in a fresh warning to Donald Trump’s administration, as the President Trump set off on a 10 day tour of Asia. Tensions over NKorea’s nuclear and missile threats looming large, as President is […]

The Trump Rally is Almost 1 Year Old

The Trump Rally is Almost 1 Year Old

The Trump Rally is Almost 1 Year Old $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $AAPL Friday, the US major stock market indexes finished the longest string of weekly gainers since Y 2013 as Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) results and strong services sector data added to the continuing and growing optimism in the economy. US Dollar (.DXY) index rose, […]

President Trump Traveling to Asia for Key State Visits

President Trump Traveling to Asia for Key State Visits

President Trump Traveling to Asia for Key State Visits US President Donald Trump travel to Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor Friday before embarking on a Presidential trip to Asia. In Asia, President Trump will address security and trade concerns in Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, and the Philippines. Between the US, SKorea, and Japan, the NKorean missile threat […]

1st Lady Melania Trump Will be Protected by Japan’s Elite All-Female Police Squad

1st Lady Melania Trump Will be Protected by Japan’s Elite All-Female Police Squad

1st Lady Melania Trump Will be Protected by Japan’s Elite All-Female Police Squad Melania Trump will be protected by a highly trained, all-female unit of officers during her and President Trump’s upcoming visit to Japan. Japan is experimenting with all-female teams to combat various security challenges ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, which will be hosted in Tokyo. The move […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 23400.86, +0.31% stable above 23250, and will attempt a rise to 23750, longer term, 23750-24000  could be an immediate top for DJIA, but maybe not. Do not call  tops. DAX at 13133.28, +1.39% breaking above 13100, possibly inviting The Bulls to take […]

Asia Billionaires Overtake US for 1st Time, Led by Chinese

Asia Billionaires Overtake US for 1st Time, Led by Chinese

Asia Billionaires Overtake US for 1st Time, Led by Chinese Asia leads the world with billionaires, China leads the Asians Peer networks are playing an increasingly important role for billionaires when it comes to making, spending and giving away money Billionaire wealth increased 17% to $6-T in Y 2016, after a decline the prioryear, UBS […]

F1: Japanese Grand Prix, Results, Times Friday’s Practice

F1: Japanese Grand Prix, Results, Times Friday’s Practice

F1: Japanese Grand Prix, Results, Times Friday’s Practice $RACE In the day’s 1st practice session, mainly run in the dry, Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel edged Mr. Hamilton into 2nd with a lap of 1:29.166, while Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo placed 3rd. MercedesAMG’s Lewis Hamilton topped the time-sheet in the rain during FP2 or the 2017 […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Will Strike Back in Japan

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Will Strike Back in Japan

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Will Strike Back in Japan $RACE MercedesAMG’s Lewis Hamilton’s bid for a th Formula 1 world championship gained momentum with 2nd place in the Malaysian Grand Prix last Sunday, extending his lead over Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to 34 points. But Mr. Vettel’s fight back from 20th on the grid to 4th, on […]

President Trump, World Leaders to Meet at UN on NKorea

President Trump, World Leaders to Meet at UN on NKorea

President Trump, World Leaders to Meet at UN on NKorea US President Donald Trump will meet with the leaders of Japan and SKorea next week at the United Nations to discuss how to confront NKorea’s provocations, after the Pyongyang regime launched a 2nd ballistic missile over Japan in less than a month. The Trump Administration […]

President Trump Challenges China and Globalization

President Trump Challenges China and Globalization

President Trump Challenges China and Globalization BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 588, September 15, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: US President Donald Trump’s decision to abandon the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) marks a fundamental change from Barack Obama’s priorities. It could also create a policy vacuum in Asia, as the US is no longer the driving force behind regional […]

North Korea Fires Missile Over Japan

North Korea Fires Missile Over Japan NHK Television urged residents in Hokkaido and Tohoku regions to take shelter as the projectile passed over Japanese airspace near Hokkaido at around 7.06am local time. “North Korea fired an unidentified missile eastward from the vicinity of Pyongyang this morning,” the JCS said. The missile reached an altitude of […]

President Trump’s Team Ready To Hammer NKorea

President Trump’s Team Ready To Hammer NKorea

President Trump’s Team Ready To Hammer NKorea Advanced diplomatic and military options are being readied as part of The Trump Administration’s more aggressive approach to NKorea following its largest nuclear test to date. The package includes cyberattacks and increased surveillance, as well as intelligence operations, and could also include a US Security resolution that mandates […]

President Trump Orders Military to Shoot Down NKorean Missiles

President Trump Orders Military to Shoot Down NKorean Missiles

President Trump Orders Military to Shoot Down NKorean Missiles President Donald Trump has given military orders for US forces to shoot down and destroy any missile launched from North Korea and moving toward the continental United States, Hawaii, and Guam. Sources close to the president’s national security team said the order was given to Pentagon […]

Barack Hussein Obama Worked to Weaken US Military World Wide

Barack Hussein Obama Worked to Weaken US Military World Wide

Barack Hussein Obama Worked to Weaken US Military World Wide The Navy’s Pacific Fleet safety and readiness is being questioned by federal watchdogs Seventeen sailors have been killed in 2 recent separate ship collisions and more than one-third of warfare training certificates for Japan-based destroyers and cruisers expired in June, a 5X increase from two […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Major stock indexes are trading higher Thursday except Shanghai. PE DJIA at 21892.43, +0.12% moved up to test 1st resistance near 21950. We wait, We see if the index faces any rejection from here pushing it back to 21750. Or see a break above 21950 which would […]

Overnight World Market News

Overnight World Market News

Overnight World Market News $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Overnight , Asian equities followed US and European equities North on signs that a military conflict between the US and North Korea is not imminent . According to the North Korean news agency,  NKorean leader Kim Jong Un is reviewing missile strike plans and said that he […]

China is Controlling Offshore Investments

China is Controlling Offshore Investments

China is Controlling Offshore Investments $AMC China’s controlling offshore investments makes sense, but that does not mean it is smart. It is tempting to see all manner of conspiracies behind the Chinese government’s recent crack down on companies that have expanded rapidly abroad. In fact, the reasoning behind the campaign is straightforward. The real problem is […]

Japan to Dump Radioactive Water in Pacific

Japan to Dump Radioactive Water in Pacific

Japan to Dump Radioactive Water in Pacific Some 770,000 tons (metric) of tritium-containing water is currently stored in 580 tanks at the plant, reported the Japan Times. Toxic water at the plant is currently being treated through a processing system that can remove 62 different types of radioactive material, except tritium. Under the plan the […]

Fed’s Plan to Cut Bond Holdings Could Be “Very Disruptive”

Fed’s Plan to Cut Bond Holdings Could Be “Very Disruptive”

Fed’s Plan to Cut Bond Holdings Could Be “Very Disruptive” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX JPMorgan Chase & Co’s (NYSEJPM) Chairman, Jamie Dimon, said Tuesday that the unwinding of Fed’s bond-buying programs is an unprecedented challenge that may be more disruptive than people think. “We’ve never have had QE like this before, we’ve never had unwinding […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing New. PE DJIA at 21408.52, -0.03% is ranged within 21550-21250, and could possibly continue to remain so for another 2-3 of sessions. A corrective fall towards 21000 is seen medium term. DAX at 12445.92, +0.46% gaped up but could not move above 12500. Only on […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Design the “Best of the Best”

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Design the “Best of the Best”

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Design the “Best of the Best” $RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) J50 has taken the “Best of the Best” distinction in the Red Dot Design Awards, marking the 3rd year running Ferrari has been recognized by the Red Dot jury. Ferrari was handed the award during a special ceremony at the Aalto Theater in Essen, […]

Canon Inc (TYO:7751) HEFFX Summary

Canon Inc (TYO:7751) HEFFX Summary

Canon Inc (TYO:7751) HEFFX Summary Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the Canon EOS C200 and Canon EOS C200B Digital Cinema Cameras, the latest additions to its acclaimed Cinema EOS line of professional cinema cameras. Designed to meet the demanding needs of filmmakers and TV production users, the new Canon […]

Sony Corp (TYO:6758) HEFFX Highlights

Sony Corp (TYO:6758) HEFFX Highlights

Sony Corp (TYO:6758) HEFFX Highlights Sony President and CEO Kazuo Hirai offered an upbeat assessment of the company at a shareholders’ meeting Thursday, predicting a consolidated operating profit of up to 500 billion yen ($4.54 billion) for the fiscal year ending in March 2018, the highest such figure in two decades. Fueling the expected gain […]

Toyota Motor Corp (TYO:7203) Sheds Its ‘Boring’ Reputation

Toyota Motor Corp (TYO:7203) Sheds Its ‘Boring’ Reputation

Toyota Motor Corp (TYO:7203) Sheds Its ‘Boring’ Reputation Toyota is doing everything it can to shed the “boring” reputation that it acquired over the past decade or so. The hip new ad campaign for the C-HR takes the form of Youtube shorts and tv spots, which are themed around modern interpretations of classic children’s stories. […]

Honorius to Stand at Stud for Knightsbridge

Honorius to Stand at Stud for Knightsbridge

Honorius to Stand at Stud for Knightsbridge The proven Australian race horse Honorius will stand at for Knightsbridge in Australia and in the Northern Hemisphere in 2018. Bred to be a Champion Honorius is a 7 year stallion with an impeccable pedigree and strong racing credentials that will prove to be popular in Australia, Hong […]

World War 3: Japan Prepares For Missile Strikes

World War 3: Japan Prepares For Missile Strikes

World War 3: Japan Prepares For Missile Strikes A town in western Japan has conducted an evacuation drill amid rising fear that a North Korean ballistic missile could hit Japanese soil. More than 280 residents and schoolchildren from Abu, a small town with a population of just over 3400 on Japan’s northwestern coast, on Sunday […]

World War 3: Fears Mount

World War 3: Fears Mount

World War 3: Fears Mount World War 3 Tensions have been rising on the Korean Peninsula since President Trump adopted a much harder line on Pyongyang than his predecessor, Barack Obama. The White House has repeatedly called on North Korea to abandon its nuclear and missile programs. The latest flare-up in rhetoric was triggered by […]

World War 3: US Must Rid North Korea of Nuclear Weapons

World War 3: US Must Rid North Korea of Nuclear Weapons

World War 3: US Must Rid North Korea of Nuclear Weapons North Korea is accelerating its drive to acquire a nuclear-armed missile capable of threatening the United States and other nations, and the US regards this as a “clear and present danger,” US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Saturday. Speaking at an international security conference […]

Yasuda Kinen (Grade 1) Form Guide and Selections

Yasuda Kinen (Grade 1) Form Guide and Selections

Yasuda Kinen (Grade 1) Form Guide and Selections Our Selections GREATER LONDON (JPN) AIR SPINEL (JPN) BEAUTY ONLY (IRE) S2-1 2:40 P.M. HK TIME (04.06.2017) (3:40 P.M. LOCAL TIME) (04.06.2017) Yasuda Kinen (Grade 1) Tokyo, Japan – Turf – 1600 Metres (Left-handed) For 3-year-olds and upwards. Weights: 3yo 119lb; 4yo+ 128lb. Allowances: fillies and mares […]

Japan News Round Up

Japan News Round Up

Japan News Round Up Japan And China Bond Grows With N. Korea Missile Threats Japan on Tuesday urged China to exert greater pressure on North Korea to stop its nuclear and missile development, saying Beijing’s role in getting Pyongyang to abandon those efforts was “crucially important.” Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said that during talks in […]

Knightsbridge Race Horse Syndication

Knightsbridge Race Horse Syndication

Race Horse Syndication We love horse racing, in our business at Knightsbridge we have a focus on breeding and bloodlines, if you are in the market for a horse or are looking to sell it would behoove you (pun intended) to contact us. Beyond investing Knightsbridge is a premier lifestyle, business and thoroughbred club and […]

The World Markets are Not Afraid of Anything NKorea Does

The World Markets are Not Afraid of Anything NKorea Does

The World Markets are Not Afraid of Anything NKorea Does  If North Korea’s multiple missile launches are worrying anyone, it does not seem to be investors in Asian stocks. Even though the Kim Jong Un regime carried out its ninth ballistic missile test early Monday morning, with the projectile landing 200 miles off the coast […]

World War 3: Situation Report, ISIS In Asia, N. Korea Missile Hits Japan Waters, NATO Provoking Putin

World War 3: Situation Report, ISIS In Asia, N. Korea Missile Hits Japan Waters, NATO Provoking Putin

World War 3: Situation Report, ISIS In Asia, N. Korea Missile Hits Japan Waters, NATO Provoking Putin ISIS on the Rise in Muslim Parts of Asia The military says it has killed at least 61 Maute fighters, bringing the total death toll to over 100 people. The militants seemed significantly weakened by the ongoing military […]

Sony Corp (TYO:6758) The World’s First 4K HDR Phone

Sony Corp (TYO:6758) The World’s First 4K HDR Phone

Sony Corp (TYO:6758) The World’s First 4K HDR Phone Sony Xperia XZ Premium: The World’s First 4K HDR Phone Sony’s latest foray into the smartphone market, taking on rivals Apple and Samsung, is a handset brimming with new technology. It’s available for pre-order now, priced at£649, so GQ put the XZ Premium through its paces. […]

Bank of Japan (TYO:8301) Haruhiko Kuroda May Not Serve Another Term

Bank of Japan (TYO:8301) Haruhiko Kuroda May Not Serve Another Term

Bank of Japan (TYO:8301) Haruhiko Kuroda May Not Serve Another Term Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda didn’t say whether he will serve another term, but did say that either way, the central bank has ‘enough tools’ to manage the winding down of its enormous stimulus program. Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda defended the […]

Epicharis Vs Classic Empire: Belmont Stakes 2017

Epicharis Vs Classic Empire: Belmont Stakes 2017

Epicharis Vs Classic Empire: Belmont Stakes 2017 The possible Belmont Stakes field includes: Classic Empire, Conquest Mo Money, Epicharis, Gormley, Irap, J Boys Echo, Lookin At Lee, Meantime, Multiplier, Patch, Senior Investment, Tapwrit, and Twisted Tom. Epicharis Epicharis the Japanese colt by Gold Allure, a son of the legendary 1989 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner […]

Irresponsible Economists make Wildly Exaggerated Calls for Global Recession

Irresponsible Economists make Wildly Exaggerated Calls for Global Recession

Irresponsible Economists make Wildly Exaggerated Calls for Global Recession The US is decisively in a growth rate cycle upturn, which began last year just after the Presidential  election. Very savvy BCA Research Chief Economist Martin Barnes and ECRI Co-founder Lakshman Achuthan provided an outlook of the US economy that surely contradicts the consensus sentiment of […]

Horse Racing Japan: Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) Won by Frankel Filly

Horse Racing Japan: Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) Won by Frankel Filly

Horse Racing Japan: Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) Won by Frankel Filly The mighty FRANKEL has conquered another major race.   Race favorite Soul Stirring took advantage of the firm track condition and demonstrated her winning ways in dominating the Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks). Bouncing back from a third-place finish in the Oka Sho (Japanese 1000 […]

President Trump “Willing to Engage” North Korea to Avoid World War 3

President Trump “Willing to Engage” North Korea to Avoid World War 3

President Trump “Willing to Engage” North Korea to Avoid World War 3 Thursday, US President Donald Trump told South Korea’s Presidential envoy that Washington is willing to try to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis through engagement. President Trump has said “a major, major conflict” with North Korea is possible and all options are on […]

Anonymous Warns, “World War 3 Looms with North Korea”

Anonymous Warns, “World War 3 Looms with North Korea”

Anonymous Warns, ” World War 3 Looms with North Korea” The hacking group Anonymous has posted a video on YouTube warning that the recent tensions between North Korea and the United States point to war. “All the signs of a looming war on the Korean peninsula are surfacing” a computerized voice in the 6-minute video […]