Apple Faces a New Reality as Smartphones Saturate World

Apple Faces a New Reality as Smartphones Saturate World

What is next for the smartphone, which has become the hottest-selling consumer device around the world in just over a decade? Even as top makers like Apple and Samsung unveil new handsets with new features and improved performance, smartphone sales have flattened with most major markets largely saturated. The next catalyst for smartphones could be […]

Brexit Nears as EU Faces Revolt

Brexit Nears as EU Faces Revolt

Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday faced her divided ministers as negotiators scrambled to secure a divorce agreement with the European Union and anxiety mounted over the risk of a no-deal Brexit. May said Monday her government was working “extremely hard” to save a deal, telling officials of London’s financial district that negotiations “are now […]

Ecommerce Singapore 21 Nov at Marina Bay Sands

Ecommerce Singapore 21 Nov at Marina Bay Sands

Retail and digital experts, investors, tech experts and 200 CXOs from some of the biggest brands will come together on 21 Nov at Marina Bay Sands, aiming to empower business leaders with the latest business and consumer strategies and uncover how technology is fundamentally transforming the e-commerce, startup and retail ecosystem in Southeast Asia (SEA). […]

Goldman Sachs in Hot Water in Malaysia

Goldman Sachs in Hot Water in Malaysia

Goldman Sachs “cheated” Malaysia, leader Mahathir Mohamad said, after two former bankers from the Wall Street titan were charged over a scandal that allegedly saw billions looted from state coffers. The US Justice Department unveiled criminal charges this month against ex-Goldman bankers Tim Leissner and Ng Chong Hwa, accusing them of working with a Malaysian […]

Singapore Invest $5b in Private Equity and Infrastructure

Singapore Invest $5b in Private Equity and Infrastructure

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced today initiatives to enhance private markets financing channels, including a programme to place up to US$5 billion for management with private equity (PE) and infrastructure fund managers. 2   Mr Peter Ong, MAS Board Member and Chairman of Enterprise Singapore, highlighted the new initiatives at the Global Investor Summit […]

Major Blockchain Deals in Hong Kong

Major Blockchain Deals in Hong Kong

Success Dragon proposes change of company name to ezBlock Capital International Holdings Limited, To reflect diversification into fintech and blockchain Service agreement concluded with Tencent-backed Linklogis for its blockchain-based supply chain financing platform, Followed by purchase of trade receivables through Qianhai Finanical Assets Exchange to tap cross-border fintech opportunities Success Dragon International Holdings Limited (“Success […]

Nothing to Justify Oil Price Rally

Nothing to Justify Oil Price Rally

Nothing to Justify Oil Price Rally OPEC on Tuesday trimmed its global oil demand forecasts for this year and next, as kingpin Saudi Arabia tries to cut output to bolster prices in a weakening market. In its latest monthly report covering October, OPEC said demand is expected to increase 1.5 million barrels per day (mbd) […]

Target 150 Nonsurgical Stem Cell Facelift

Target 150 Nonsurgical Stem Cell Facelift

Target 150 Nonsurgical Stem Cell Facelift The Target 150 stem cell facelift is a complete facial rejuvenation procedure that does not involve surgery. The procedure avoids any incisions and helps in the lifting of the skin itself. The main function is to restore both the youthful contour and shape of the face. Another goal is […]

Singles Day Sales Proves the Value of V-MORE

Singles Day Sales Proves the Value of V-MORE

Singles Day Sales Proves the Value of V-MORE Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has smashed records for its Singles Day, the world’s biggest 24-hour shopping event, despite an ongoing trade war with the US and waning domestic interest in the event. The 2018 edition of the 11/11 Singles Day brought in a record $30.8 billion (213.5 […]

Terry Evans Expanding Tuncurry Stable

Terry Evans Expanding Tuncurry Stable

Terry Evans Expanding Tuncurry Stable Local trainer Terry Evans has been busy of late with an influx of new horses and more are on the way. The stable has purchased 2 tried horses at recent sales and has a good cross section of 2yo’s by sires like Sizzling, Cluster and Al Maher. For next year […]

2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale

2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale

2019 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale Record support from breeders across Australasia has led to Magic Millions cataloguing a record number of lots in a star studded catalogue for the 2019 Gold Coast Yearling Sale. A mouth watering line up of 1,122 lots have been confirmed by vendors for the first five days of the […]

Italy Moving Closer to EU Exit

Italy Moving Closer to EU Exit

Italy’s populist government was set Tuesday to defy the European Commission, preferring to risk financial sanctions than revise its big-spending budget. The coalition had been given time to change its 2019 plans but insists an anti-austerity approach will help kickstart growth in the eurozone’s third largest economy, and consequently reduce the public debt and deficit. […]

China Backed Trade Coming in 2019

China Backed Trade Coming in 2019

A China-backed bid to complete the world’s largest trade deal — without the United States — was pushed back to next year after Asia-Pacific trade ministers failed to agree key terms at a Singapore summit. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), covering half the world’s population, is billed as an antidote to Donald Trump’s “America […]

The SoftBank IPO

The SoftBank IPO

Telecoms giant SoftBank will list shares in its Japanese mobile unit next month in a sale that could raise over $21 billion and be one of the biggest tech IPOs in years. The IPO will help raise funds for the company as it increasingly transforms into an investment firm, ploughing money into a broad range […]

Singapore Business sans Borders

Singapore Business sans Borders

Singapore Business sans Borders The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) are partnering with six private sector partners to create a Proof of Concept (“POC”) hybrid business data and digital solutions hub.  The initiative will leverage on Artificial Intelligence (AI) to facilitate the internationalisation and digitalisation of Small and Medium-sized […]

Singapore to Become a Global Hub of Cryptocurrencies

Singapore to Become a Global Hub of Cryptocurrencies

Singapore to Become a Global Hub of Cryptocurrencies The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Singapore Exchange (SGX) have successfully developed Delivery versus Payment (DvP)1 capabilities for the settlement of tokenised assets across different blockchain platforms2. This will help simplify post-trade processes and further shorten settlement cycles. 2     The DvP prototypes, developed with technology partners […]

Singapore FinTech Festival

Singapore FinTech Festival

The third edition of the Singapore FinTech Festival will kick off tomorrow in Singapore. With over 250 speakers, 450 exhibitors, 16 international pavilions and close to 40,0001 participants expected, this year’s event promises to be the biggest FinTech event in the world to date. 2018 Festival Highlights 2.     Held at the Singapore Expo, the Festival […]

Minorities Destroying Democracy in Australia

Minorities Destroying Democracy in Australia

Minorities Destroying Democracy in Australia The political focus on minority interests in Australia is destroying democracy as politicians scramble to appeal to those groups. The amount of money being wasted on minorities by the government in staggering. The cycle is pathetic, speak out against minorities the media will beat you, become pro-minority and the media […]

Australia is Hiding Hate Crimes and Terrorist Attacks by Africans and Muslims

Australia is Hiding Hate Crimes and Terrorist Attacks by Africans and Muslims

Australia is Hiding Hate Crimes and Terrorist Attacks by Africans and Muslims Another hate driven terrorist attack in Melbourne today, this time by an African Muslim. The exact same group of African Muslims that do not exist according to the Government and Media. The media are already trying to dismiss this as a “Lone Wolf” […]

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO) Invests in Vietnam

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO) Invests in Vietnam

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO) announced today that it has acquired 36.38% of the shares in Viet Hydro Pte. Ltd. (Viet Hydro), the majority shareholder of Lao Cai Renewable Energy Joint Stock Company (Lao Cai Renewable Energy), from InfraCo Asia Development Pte. Ltd. (InfraCo Asia), a company of the Private Infrastructure Development Group […]

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Come Racing in Queensland with Bryan and Daniel Guy

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Come Racing in Queensland with Bryan and Daniel Guy

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Come Racing in Queensland with Bryan and Daniel Guy With week one down since the record prize money increase in Queensland the benefits of these increases are now clear for all to see. These increases have returns more funds to more participants then ever before and has made […]

Australia: Media Control Shrinks

Australia: Media Control Shrinks

A landmark merger between Australian broadcaster Nine Entertainment and venerable newspaper group Fairfax won regulatory approval Thursday, clearing the way for the creation of a media giant across television, print, video streaming and digital. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said the deal, announced in July, “was not likely to substantially lessen competition in any […]

No Fear of Fed Rate Hike

No Fear of Fed Rate Hike

No US economists believe the Federal Reserve will raise the all-important benchmark interest rate on Thursday but they are watching closely for any signals about how concerned the central bankers are about rising prices. With the economy growing strongly and wages at long last starting to increase after years of robust job creation, central bank […]

Godolphin Set to Continue Win Streak at Flemington

Godolphin Set to Continue Win Streak at Flemington

Another multi-national G1 Godolphin challenge is in the making when Blair House and It’s Somewhat tackle Saturday’s G1 LKS Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington. In an open race, the Godolphin pair have strong prospects of adding another top-level victory to a spring collection that includes some of Australia’s best races. Blair House (William Buick) is yet […]

Lane’s End Farm stud fees for Accelerate, City of Light and West Coast

Lane’s End Farm stud fees for Accelerate, City of Light and West Coast

Lane’s End Farm today announced the 2019 stud fees for Accelerate, City of Light and West Coast. Champion Older Horse elect Accelerate capped off an incredible 2018 season, which included five Grade 1 wins, with a thrilling victory in the GI Breeders’ Cup Classic. Accelerate bested 10 Grade I winners in his Classic victory, earning […]

Pegasus World Cup Saturday, January 26

Pegasus World Cup Saturday, January 26

Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) winner Accelerate, runner-up Gunnevera, Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) winner Monomoy Girl and Florida Derby (G1) winner Audible are all strong possibilities to compete in the richest race in North America – the $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Saturday, January 26 at Gulfstream Park. Other horses considering the third running […]

Panama Horses Arrive in Miami for the Clasico Internacional del Caribe Saturday

Panama Horses Arrive in Miami for the Clasico Internacional del Caribe Saturday

Panama Horses Arrive in Miami for the Clasico Internacional del Caribe Saturday A dozen horses from Panama arrived at Gulfstream Park Wednesday afternoon to prepare for the Clasico Internacional del Caribe Saturday, Dec. 8. The Panamanian horses joined 10 horses from Venezuela who arrived Saturday morning. Horses arriving from Panama included Fray Angelico, a son […]

Big Money for Broodmares at Keeneland

Big Money for Broodmares at Keeneland

Champion and five-time Grade 1 winner Lady Eli and Grade 2 winner My Miss Sophia, both in foal to leading sire War Front, were among eight horses to bring $1 million or more during a robust day of trade to open Keeneland’s 2018 November Breeding Stock Sale. Monday’s session featured an exclusive Book 1 with […]

Hermes Conquers China

Hermes Conquers China

French fashion house Hermes reported Wednesday another quarter of brisk sales growth, propelled by red-hot demand in China, where the ultrachic brand expects further growth as it opens stores and rolls out online sales. The company said sales in the third quarter climbed 9.4 percent to 1.46 billion euros ($1.68 billion), racking up higher sales […]

Europe, North America and Australia: Superbugs ares Coming

Europe, North America and Australia: Superbugs ares Coming

Europe, North America and Australia: Superbugs ares Coming Millions of people in Europe, North America and Australia will die from superbug infections unless countries prioritise fighting the growing threat posed by bacteria immune to most known drugs, experts predicted Wednesday. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) warned of “disastrous consequences” for public healthcare […]

Double Success for Vietnam’s Ho Tram Strip At World Golf Awards

Double Success for Vietnam’s Ho Tram Strip At World Golf Awards

Double Success for Vietnam’s Ho Tram Strip At World Golf Awards One of Vietnam’s top rated integrated golf resorts, the Ho Tram Strip, has added to its impressive awards haul, notching a notable double at the annual World Golf Awards in Spain. At a lavish ceremony held at the Malaga Club in Andalucia, the acclaimed, […]

Cross Counter won the G1 Melbourne Cup for His Highness Sheikh Mohammed, Godolphin and Darley

Cross Counter won the G1 Melbourne Cup for His Highness Sheikh Mohammed, Godolphin and Darley

Cross Counter won the G1 Melbourne Cup for His Highness Sheikh Mohammed, Godolphin and Darley by Mike Hedge at Godolphin Thirty years of persistence, patience and conviction had their spectacular reward when Cross Counter won the G1 Melbourne Cup for His Highness Sheikh Mohammed, Godolphin and Darley at Flemington, Australia, on Tuesday, 6 November. In […]

Australian Liberty Alliance Push for Smaller Government is What Australia Needs

Australian Liberty Alliance Push for Smaller Government is What Australia Needs

Australian Liberty Alliance Push for Smaller Government is What Australia Needs “No taxation without representation” is a slogan originating during the 1700s that summarized a primary grievance of the American colonists in the Thirteen Colonies, which was one of the major causes of the American Revolution, and that is exactly how many Australians feel right […]

Capture Some of that Winx Magic with Wolf Cry

Capture Some of that Winx Magic with Wolf Cry

Capture Some of that Winx Magic with Wolf Cry Winx has captured the imagination of the world with her record breaking performance winning her 4th Cox Plate and clocking up a record breaking run of Group 1’s. You might have heard of some of these other horses as well, Zenyatta, Heavens Above, Whobegotyou. Well, all […]

Want to Breed a Melbourne Cup Winner, Consider Honorius

Want to Breed a Melbourne Cup Winner, Consider Honorius

Want to Breed a Melbourne Cup Winner, Consider Honorius Not many real stayers make it to stud in Australia despite the fact that some of the biggest races in Australia are over a reasonable distance. Honorius ran third in the Group One Spring Champion (2000m) behind Dundeel, third in the Group One Queensland Derby (2400m) […]

Our Top 4 Picks for the Melbourne Cup

Our Top 4 Picks for the Melbourne Cup

Our Top 4 Picks for the Melbourne Cup It’s that time of year again, Australia will stop and the world will tune in for one of the great horse races, the Melbourne Cup. 2. THE CLIFFSOFMOHER  JOCKEY: Ryan Moore TRAINER: Aidan O’Brien (Co. Tipperary (IRE)) 5 Year Old SIRE: Galileo DAM: Wave The Cliffsofmohar is bred to win this one, […]

Keeneland Yearlings Dominate Breeders’ Cup

Keeneland Yearlings Dominate Breeders’ Cup

Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduates swept seven Breeders’ Cup World Championship races Nov. 2-3 at Churchill Downs: Accelerate(Classic-G1), Monomoy Girl (Distaff-G1), Roy H (TwinSpires Sprint-G1), Game Winner (Sentient Jet Juvenile-G1), Jaywalk (Tito’s Handmade Vodka Juvenile Fillies-G1),City of Light (Dirt Mile-G1) and Bulletin (Juvenile Turf Sprint). Also representing Keeneland was Shamrock Rose, winner of the Lexus […]

Breeders’ Cup a Huge Success

Breeders’ Cup a Huge Success

Following back-to-back Breeders’ Cup wins by Roy H and Stormy Liberal and a history-making win in the $4 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf by 4-year-old European super filly Enable (GB), the first horse to win the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe and the Longines Turf in the same year, Accelerate’s victory in the $6 million […]

Refugee Crime Sprees in France, Germany and Australia

Refugee Crime Sprees in France, Germany and Australia

Refugee Crime Sprees in France, Germany and Australia In Germany Commenting on yet another rape by refugees, which has shocked German society and provoked yet another wave of criticism against the German government’s migration policy, Widmann-Mauz said that “the perpetrators should be brought to justice and severely punished.” “We are dealing with an abominable crime. […]

Infireum: Asia’s Stablecoin

Infireum: Asia’s Stablecoin

Infireum: Asia’s Stablecoin Stablecoins are all the rage and in Asia Infireum is making it’s mark as the stablecoin to own. A stablecoin is a cryptocurrency designed to minimize the price volatility. Stablecoins are used as stores of value or units of account, as well as in other use cases where volatile cryptocurrencies may be […]

Larneuk Have 2 Group Runners at Flemington Saturday

Larneuk Have 2 Group Runners at Flemington Saturday

Larneuk Have 2 Group Runners at Flemington Saturday Larneuk is continuing a run of success at Group level in Australia and this weekend there are 2 Larneuk bred runners in one of the biggest racing days of the year. El Dorado Dreaming (Ilovethiscity) already a Group 1 winner in the Sires Produce is well in […]

DESTER SINGAPORE GOLD CUP 2018 PUTS A DIFFERENT SPIN ON ELEGANCE

DESTER SINGAPORE GOLD CUP 2018 PUTS A DIFFERENT SPIN ON ELEGANCE

DESTER SINGAPORE GOLD CUP 2018 PUTS A DIFFERENT SPIN ON ELEGANCE Dester Singapore Gold Cup, one of the most illustrious horse races in Singapore, will take place at the Singapore Racecourse on Sunday, 11 November 2018. In its 89th edition, this longstanding race is also the finale to the Singapore Triple Crown Series. “As one […]

Keeneland Features at the Breeders’ Cup Classic

Keeneland Features at the Breeders’ Cup Classic

Seventy-five Keeneland sales graduates and 43 horses that raced and/or trained here during Keeneland’s recent Fall Meet headline entries for the 35th running of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs Friday and Saturday. Twelve of the 16 horses entered in Saturday’s $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) are Keeneland sales graduates. They include […]

Gunnevera and the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) at Churchill Downs

Gunnevera and the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) at Churchill Downs

Margoth’s Gunnevera breezed six furlongs in 1:15.20 Friday morning at Gulfstream Park West in preparation for a planned start in the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) at Churchill Downs Nov. 3. The Antonio Sano-trained 4-year-old worked by himself under exercise rider Raul Velasquez. “It was a nice work. We gave him a nice easy […]

Roaring Lion and the Breeders’ Cup Classic

Roaring Lion and the Breeders’ Cup Classic

Connections of Roaring Lion view a tilt at the Breeders’ Cup Classic as a “worthwhile gamble” for one of the stars of this year’s QIPCO Britsih Champions Series. John Gosden’s three-year-old has arguably been the star of the season in Europe, racking up four Group Ones with victories in the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown, the Juddmonte International at York, […]

Get the Breeders’ Cup App

Get the Breeders’ Cup App

Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred horse racing’s most prestigious international events, today announces an updated version of the Official Breeders’ Cup Mobile App, offering new and improved capabilities designed to provide fans worldwide with an integrated and immersive user experience. The renewed app is the latest of many digital developments and enhancements that Breeders’ Cup has introduced in recent years, […]

Japan Gets Serious on Blockchain Banking

Japan Gets Serious on Blockchain Banking

Fujitsu has been selected as an application development vendor for a field trial exploring the potential use of the Japanese Bankers Association’s (JBA) Collaborative Blockchain Platform(1) as a funds transfer settlement system based on blockchain technology. The trial will be conducted by the Japanese Banks’ Payment Clearing Network, otherwise known as “Zengin – net.” This […]

Ho Chi Minh City Latest Hotel

Ho Chi Minh City Latest Hotel

An innovative hospitality force in Vietnam, known for its upscale all-spa-inclusive resorts and chic city hotels, will add a third brand to its portfolio with the opening of the first Fusion Originals hotel  in Ho Chi Minh City next year.  Breaking with convention, each Originals hotel will bear the name of a pioneering artist, inventor, […]

Vietnam’s finest restaurateur takes aim at China and Singapore

Vietnam’s finest restaurateur takes aim at China and Singapore

Vietnam’s finest restaurateur takes aim at China and Singapore   The luxury hospitality group behind some of Vietnam’s finest restaurants is taking its recipe for success global, opening two more dining establishments on its home turf before expanding its culinary footprint in China and Singapore early next year.  After unveiling a second HOME restaurant in […]

Rosehill Gardens Returns In Full Bloom For Spring Racing This Saturday

Rosehill Gardens Returns In Full Bloom For Spring Racing This Saturday

The Australian Turf Club’s Rosehill Gardens is back in full bloom as it begins a big six weeks of consecutive Saturday meetings and Spring racing. Along with all the racing action televised live from down south, Rosehill Gardens will usher in Spring with a special Eats at The Gardens food precinct, pop-up bars and live […]

Japan Joins the Global Shakedown of US Tech Giants

Japan Joins the Global Shakedown of US Tech Giants

Japan Joins the Global Shakedown of US Tech Giants Japan’s anti-trust authorities will probe whether tech giants such as Google and Amazon are using their market-leader positions to exploit contractors or obstruct competition, the country’s fair trade chief said Thursday. In an interview with the Mainichi Shimbun newspaper, the head of Japan’s Fair Trade Commission […]

Bitcoin Meets Amazon in a Blockchain Revolution Called Infireum

Bitcoin Meets Amazon in a Blockchain Revolution Called Infireum

Bitcoin Meets Amazon in a Blockchain Revolution Called Infireum This is not your typical Cryptocurrency, not even close, Infireum is already listed and trading, there was NO ICO, no capital raise, the entire project was internally funded without debt to produce a legitimate solid currency. Infireum is pegged to a basket of crypto and Asian […]

Google, Facebook and Apple Face Digital Tax Nightmare

Google, Facebook and Apple Face Digital Tax Nightmare

Britain could become the first major world economy to impose a specific tax on tech giants, as international negotiations to overhaul analog-era global tax regulations drag on. The announcement was made in a budget speech on Monday by finance minister Philip Hammond, who said: “The UK has been leading attempts to deliver international corporate tax […]

China Winning the Currency War

China Winning the Currency War

The People’s Bank of China has reportedly let the renminbi slip to a 10-year low against the dollar on Tuesday. A cheaper yuan helps Chinese products mitigate the losses from US import tariffs imposed by President Trump. The official yuan exchange rate was fixed at 6.9574 per dollar on Tuesday, 0.28 percent weaker than the […]

Hillary Clinton is Allowed to be Racist

Hillary Clinton is Allowed to be Racist

Conservative commentators are outraged that former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton made a racist joke, saying African-Americans “all look alike” while correcting her interviewer who mixed up two Democrat politicians, but CNN ignored it, again. Video of the exchange first began making the rounds on Monday. It shows Clinton getting interviewed on Friday on a stage […]

EuroCrisis Deepens

EuroCrisis Deepens

EuroCrisis Deepens Growth in the eurozone slowed significantly in the third quarter, official data showed on Tuesday, as Italy’s economic troubles weighed and car production in Germany was disrupted. Gross domestic product in the 19-country single currency area rose just 0.2 percent from July to September, the Eurostat agency said, compared with 0.4 percent in […]

German Voters Reject Merkel’s Refugee Politics

German Voters Reject Merkel’s Refugee Politics

The Eurosceptic Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has gained seats in Hesse and now holds parliamentary seats in every single German state, according to exit polls. Meanwhile, Merkel’s CDU has seen party support plummet. German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) suffered an electoral shock, winning only 28 percent. The results were quite a […]

Gold Might be a Buy Here

Central banks around the world are turning to gold as an alternative to the US dollar, which they see as being undermined by America’s aggressive trade policy and geopolitical uncertainty. Demand for gold was up 42 percent year on year in the first quarter of 2018 among central banks, the World Gold Council (WGC) statistics […]

New Lion Air 737 800 Crashes in Indonesia

New Lion Air 737 800 Crashes in Indonesia

An aircraft operated by the Indonesian low-cost airline Lion Air has crashed while on a domestic flight from Jakarta, the country’s rescue agency confirms. Flight JT610 is operated by a Boeing-737 Max 8, capable of seating up to 210 passengers. Flightradar24 says that the plane was fresh off the assembly line and was delivered to […]

Tesla Will Not Survive the Regulators

Tesla Will Not Survive the Regulators

Tesla Will Not Survive the Regulators As if it did not have enough trouble already, Tesla is now in the cross-hairs of the regulators. US criminal investigators are probing whether Tesla Motors misled investors about the timetable for meeting key car production targets, a person familiar with the matter said Friday. The investigation was the […]

Another EuroCrisis Looms as Socialism Fails in Europe

Another EuroCrisis Looms as Socialism Fails in Europe

Ratings agency S & P has downgraded its outlook for Italy’s sovereign debt but left its credit rating untouched, upping the pressure on Rome amid a stand-off with Brussels over its budget. Friday’s announcement, which warned Rome’s fiscal policy was jeopardising banks’ ability to fund the Italian economy, followed last week’s decision by Moody’s to […]

Russia Embraces Bitcoin

Russia Embraces Bitcoin

First you ring, then push through heavy doors past a suspicious security guard before arriving at Moscow’s pioneering cryptocurrency store — a physical portal to the virtual realm of bitcoin. Russia has been at the forefront of the cryptocurrency revolution and the ultra-modern “DeeCrypto” shop, spread across two floors in central Moscow, attempts to navigate […]

Wall Street, Regulators and Bitcoin

Wall Street, Regulators and Bitcoin

Bitcoin may be the fraud of the century, depending on whom you believe, or it could be a gold mine for early adopters. Adventurous investors have already bought into the virtual currency and Wall Street is laying the groundwork for more wealth to flow into the cryptocurrency. But nobody can say how big (or small) […]

Trade Wars and the Fed Dampen Mood in Asia

Trade Wars and the Fed Dampen Mood in Asia

The trade spat between the world’s two largest economies — China and the United States — is imperiling the entire Asia-Pacific, regional finance ministers have warned. In a statement, finance ministers meeting in Port Moresby said risks to the global economy had increased thanks to “heightened trade and geopolitical tensions”, a veiled reference to the […]

Royal Randwick’s Spectacular Spring Carnival

Royal Randwick’s Spectacular Spring Carnival

Royal Randwick’s spectacular Spring Carnival continues this Saturday as the Australian Turf Club joins with one of its longest-standing partners for City Tattersalls Club Cup Day. Just a week after a record crowd for The $13 million TAB Everest meeting, Royal Randwick hosts a nine-race card including the Group 3 $160,000 ICD Property Nivison Stakes, […]

Politicians in Australia Incite African Gangs

Politicians in Australia Incite African Gangs

Politicians in Australia Incite African Gangs Politicians in Australia and Sudanese Community Leaders are directly responsible for the African Gang violence in Australia. Australian Politicians this week voted against a simple motion that it was “OK to be White” sending a clear message to the African Gangs that White Australians are fair game. IT'S OKAY […]

Boom Time for Netflix

Boom Time for Netflix

Netflix reported Tuesday a strong jump in profits and better-than-expected growth in users in the past quarter, sparking a rally in shares of the streaming television market leader. Netflix said it gained almost seven million new users worldwide, to bring its total membership to more than 137 million. Profit in the quarter more than tripled […]

USA Traditional TV is Dead

USA Traditional TV is Dead

They once produced must-see television shows like “Seinfeld,” “ER” and “Friends” but America’s broadcast networks are facing a major crisis, as more and more viewers cut the cord in search of innovative content elsewhere. Some are even wondering if there is a future for scripted television at ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox, which were roundly […]

Expect Some Trade Wars to End

Expect Some Trade Wars to End

US officials announced Tuesday negotiations for separate trade agreements with Britain, the European Union and Japan as part of efforts by President Donald Trump’s administration to rebalance global commerce. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said the administration notified Congress of its intent to negotiate the three separate trade agreements. “We are committed to concluding these […]

China Feels America’s Wrath

China Feels America’s Wrath

China’s growth downshifted in the third quarter as investment slowed and the widening trade conflict with the United States weighed on sentiment, according to analysts surveyed by AFP. The world’s second largest economy expanded by 6.5 percent in the July to September period, the poll of 12 economists found ahead of the official release of […]

Get Ready for a Marijuana Explosion

Get Ready for a Marijuana Explosion

When Canada legalizes recreational pot Wednesday, market watchers predict the birth of a new industry — creating thousands of jobs, investor euphoria, a new tax source for governments and maybe even tourism. Hundreds of licensed growers have sprouted in anticipation of the end of pot prohibition, attracting major investment. In just the past year, the […]

Asia Follows Wall Street Higher

Asia Follows Wall Street Higher

Asian markets staged a much-needed rally Wednesday as investors tracked Wall Street’s best performance in more than six months thanks to a healthy round of earnings reports. Bargain-buyers took advantage of the strong readings from some of the world’s top firms to step back into the mix, with a dip in US Treasury yields and […]

Asian Markets Rally

Asian Markets Rally

Asian shares drifted marginally higher on Tuesday following another volatile session on Wall Street but a perfect storm of risks hovering over the global economy curbed investors’ enthusiasm. Hong Kong’s benchmark Hang Seng market led the gains, rising by half a percentage point, while equities in Japan scraped into positive territory after suffering stiff losses […]

Expect No Action Over Islamic Extremist Jamal Khashoggi

Expect No Action Over Islamic Extremist Jamal Khashoggi

Expect No Action Over Islamic Extremist Jamal Khashoggi What CNN is not telling you is that Jamal Khashoggi was an Islamic Extremist with close ties to the Islamic Brotherhood. Deliberately media coverage on Khashoggi’s ties to the Global Muslim Brotherhood are ignored. For example, British author and journalist John R. Bradley reports that Khashoggi joined […]

Brexit Latest Update

Brexit Latest Update

Brexit Latest Update Exhausted diplomats in Brussels have taken to calling this stage of the Brexit negotiations “The Tunnel”. British and EU officials are negotiating day and night to get to the outline of a Brexit deal by Wednesday. They need to resolve the final sticking points, notably on customs checks for Northern Ireland, before […]

Tensions Ease in Trade War

Tensions Ease in Trade War

China’s central bank governor Sunday sought to cool the temperature on a brewing trade-and-currency war with the United States, calling for “constructive solutions” as the spat threatens to knock the world economy. Speaking on the last day of the IMF-World Bank annual meetings in Bali, Yi Gang warned that the stakes could hardly be higher […]

Beer Brands look to Marijuana for Growth

Beer Brands look to Marijuana for Growth

he world’s major alcohol producers can no longer ignore the pot phenomenon, as young consumers may increasingly swap beer and cocktails for joints and cannabis-infused drinks. Some have decisively seized the moment. Constellation Brands, maker of Corona beer and Svedka vodka, has poured $4 billion into the Canadian marijuana firm Canopy Growth. The coming market […]

Amphitrite Wins the Group One Thousand Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield

Amphitrite Wins the Group One Thousand Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield

Amphitrite has emerged as one of Australia’s most progressive and exciting gallopers after an amazing win in the Group One Thousand Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield. The untapped filly, a $50,000 Adelaide Yearling Sale buy for Flying Start Syndications, made it four straight wins and looks a potential Oaks winner with her incredible Guineas triumph. Last […]

Magic Millions Purchase REDZEL Takes the Everest Hits $15,372,000

Magic Millions Purchase REDZEL Takes the Everest Hits $15,372,000

Magic Millions Purchase REDZEL Takes the Everest Hits $15,372,000 When Chris and Michael Ward secured a Snitzel colt from Marquee Stud at the 2014 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale they were hoping the horse would turn out a life changer. And what a life changer he has become. Back then he was lot number […]

Gippsland Bloodstock at the Inglis Ready 2 Race Sale

Gippsland Bloodstock at the Inglis Ready 2 Race Sale

Gippsland Bloodstock at the Inglis Ready 2 Race Sale by Kristen Manning At each of the three Inglis Ready 2 Race sales at which Gippsland Bloodstock has been represented by a draft they have achieved great results; each time selling a six figure horse. And things are looking good for this year with Dean and […]

World will be Watching the World’s Richest Turf Race in Sydney, Australia

World will be Watching the World’s Richest Turf Race in Sydney, Australia

World will be Watching the World’s Richest Turf Race in Sydney, Australia The eyes of the world will be on Sydney this Saturday for the running of world’s richest race on turf – the $13 million The TAB Everest at Royal Randwick. On a huge 10 race card, the $13 million The TAB Everest has […]

Trade War Latest

Trade War Latest

China’s trade surplus with the United States ballooned to a record $34.1 billion in September despite a raft of US tariffs, official data showed Friday, adding fuel to the spiraling trade war. China’s exports to the US rose to $46.7 billion while imports slumped to $12.6 billion, according to the customs administration. The world’s top […]

Brooke Sweeney and O’So Hazy: Can Girl Power take the Kosciuszko

Brooke Sweeney and O’So Hazy: Can Girl Power take the Kosciuszko

Brooke Sweeney and O’So Hazy: Can Girl Power take the Kosciuszko There is only 1 mare in the Kosciuszko and that is Larneuk bred O’So Hazy, a mare by the award winning sire O’Lonhro. She is teamed up with her regular rider Brooke Sweeney one of the finest Jockeys any where in Australia and the […]

Hillary Clinton Supports Some Sexual Assaults

Hillary Clinton Supports Some Sexual Assaults

Hillary Clinton got called out for hypocrisy after she argued that sexual harassment allegations against her husband, Bill Clinton, were different from those high-profile Republicans face, as they were thoroughly investigated. In an interview to CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Tuesday, former Democratic presidential nominee rejected parallels between allegations of sexual misconduct against her husband and […]

Australia Needs More Intolerance

Australia Needs More Intolerance

Australia Needs More Intolerance Refugees, Taxes, Government Waste and the erosion of Australian Culture and Tradition by Cultural Marxists, these are just some of the things Australia must be less tolerant of in the future. Australia has become a left-wing disaster. Stop Funding Universities that are Teaching these things: Leftist @MonashUni want to Kill New […]

Hillary Clinton Urges Violence in Politics

Hillary Clinton Urges Violence in Politics Republicans only respect strength and Democrats can only afford civility if they win in the upcoming midterms, Hillary Clinton has argued against the backdrop of increasingly violent US politics. “You cannot be civil with a political party that wants to destroy what you stand for, what you care about,” […]

Banyan Tree Samui Lands Spot in Condé Nast’s ‘Best Resorts’ List

Banyan Tree Samui Lands Spot in Condé Nast’s ‘Best Resorts’ List

Banyan Tree Samui Lands Spot in Condé Nast’s ‘Best Resorts’ List The New York-based magazine announces its much-coveted Readers’ Choice awards for 2018. Banyan Tree Samui, an 88-villa property overlooking a secluded bay of sapphire waters in the Gulf of Thailand, has been recognized as one of Asia’s top resorts in Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ […]

China Seeks to Stimulate Economy

China Seeks to Stimulate Economy

China’s central bank announced Sunday it would reduce the reserve requirement ratio (RRR) for most banks by one percentage point, the fourth time this year the country has sought to free up credit for businesses as they face down $250 billion in US tariffs. The move to cut the amount of cash which most commercial […]

2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale

2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale

The scene is set for the 2018 Magic Millions Gold Coast 2YOs in Training Sale following today’s final breeze-up session at the Gold Coast Turf Club. Just over 60 juveniles breezed this morning as they and other exciting prospects from three earlier breeze-up sessions around the country prepare to go under the hammer tomorrow from […]

Continued Success for Larneuk and O’Lonhro

Continued Success for Larneuk and O’Lonhro

Continued Success for Larneuk and O’Lonhro It was another big weekend for Larneuk and O’Lonhro with a city winner in Brisbane and a Group 2 placing in Melbourne and O’So Hazy steps out next week in the $1.3 million Kosciuszko! Mr Bellagio (AUS) 2013 16 starts, 4 – 3 – 4 $93,300 took the 4th […]

Magic Millions a Big Winner at Flemington

Magic Millions a Big Winner at Flemington

Magic Millions a Big Winner at Flemington Led by a stunning 21st Group One win for the world’s highest rated racehorse Winx, Magic Millions sold runners dominated Australia’s most famous racecourse yesterday with five outstanding stakes wins. Winx’s amazing win in the Group One Turnbull Stakes was the day’s highlight at Flemington with the crowd […]

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