Dubai Economy to Grow by 4% in 2021

Dubai Economy to Grow by 4% in 2021

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dubai has responded with swift and effective health measures and economic support initiatives that protected lives and livelihoods. This has enabled the Emirate to contain the spread of the Covid-19 virus and its impact on the economy, and paved the way for a quick recovery. The comprehensive preventive […]

Abu Dhabi Global Market Astounding Growth

Abu Dhabi Global Market Astounding Growth

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the award-winning international financial centre, marked a record year of growth in 2020, with significant achievements across core areas of FinTech, regulation, sustainable finance and arbitration. Despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, ADGM continued to post steady growth across its three authorities, the ADGM Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA), […]

Abu Dhabi Real Estate News

Abu Dhabi Real Estate News

The world’s most competitive industrial parks are also the most inviting and readily predictable for tenants, according to a whitepaper released by Abu Dhabi Ports, a port operator that owns, manages and operates 11 ports and terminals in the UAE and Guinea. The whitepaper titled ‘Key considerations in industrial park selection – bringing predictability to […]

Vietnam Economic Slowdown

Vietnam Economic Slowdown

Vietnam on Sunday reported economic growth of 2.91 percent in 2020, the slowest rate in more than 30 years as the country battled the coronavirus pandemic. The communist state has long been among Asia’s fastest-growing economies, and the 2020 figure marked a sharp fall from last year’s GDP growth of seven percent. But Vietnam’s performance […]

Coupang Corp Video Streaming

Coupang Corp Video Streaming

Coupang Corp., (IPO Due 2021) South Korea’s leading e-commerce operator, said Thursday it has launched a subscription-based video streaming service, heating up competition in the country’s growing over-the-top (OTT) media market. The e-commerce giant said its new service, Coupang Play, is currently available on Android smartphones and it will expand support for Apple’s iOS devices, […]

China Builds on Futures Market

China Builds on Futures Market

China’s drive to open its futures markets to the outside world has gathered pace with an ultimate goal to serve the real economy amid the country’s efforts to seek high-quality development. China currently has seven kinds of commodity futures and options open to direct participation by international investors, after overseas investors were allowed to participate […]

$12m Dubai World Cup

$12m Dubai World Cup

Dubai Racing Club has announced that the Dubai World Cup Purse has been retained at US$12Million and that the deadline for free nominations to the historic 25th Dubai World Cup has been extended until January 20, 2021. Held on the final Saturday of March each year, the single day of racing boasts an impressive six […]

Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok

Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok

Rising above the majestic Chao Phraya River in the heart of Bangkok’s Creative District is an enclave of tiered buildings, connected at ground level by a series of indoor and outdoor spaces, quiet courtyards and lively restaurants. Art-filled spaces, sophisticated lounges and lush tropical greenery are surrounded by the gentle sounds of water features and […]

Cashing in on the EV Boom

Cashing in on the EV Boom

The list of things that are gearing up because of the EV boom is a long and lucrative one. It’s not just about EVs anymore. EVs are simply one delivery mechanism in a massive worldwide energy transition. Mentioned in today’s commentary includes:  Blink Charging Co. (NASDAQ: BLNK), Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG), FuelCell Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: […]

Florida Real Estate Report

Florida Real Estate Report

 In November, Florida’s housing market reported more closed sales, more new pending sales, higher median prices and more new listings compared to a year ago, despite the ongoing pandemic, according to Florida Realtors® latest housing data. Single-family existing home sales rose 22.9% compared to a year ago. “Our homes are more important than ever, becoming the […]

U.S. luxury home sales surged 60.7%

U.S. luxury home sales surged 60.7%

U.S. luxury home sales surged 60.7% year over year during the three months ending Nov. 30, the biggest jump since at least 2013, according to a new report from Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. That nearly quadrupled the growth seen during the three months ending Feb. 29, before the coronavirus was declared a […]

Can China Save Europe

Can China Save Europe

European businesses in China are hopeful of an EU-China investment deal by end of the year, the head of the European Chamber of Commerce in China said on Saturday, although Beijing has declined to commit to a deadline. The China-EU Comprehensive Agreement on Investment has been in the works for seven years, and is expected […]

Kerry Express (Thailand) Plc. (KEX) Trading in Thailand

Kerry Express (Thailand) Plc. (KEX) Trading in Thailand

Kerry Express (Thailand) Plc. (KEX) has had its First Trading Day on the Stock Exchange of Thailand. With overwhelming responses during the subscription period, both from international and local investors. Viewed as a proxy of investment in the new economy, KEX provides an investment alternative in the local bourse, where a handful of choices are […]

Toyota Launches “C+pod” Ultra-Compact Battery Electric Vehicle in Japan

Toyota Launches “C+pod” Ultra-Compact Battery Electric Vehicle in Japan

Toyota Launches “C+pod” Ultra-Compact Battery Electric Vehicle in Japan An environmentally-friendly two-seater BEV that expands the freedom of movement Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) has announced a limited launch of the “C+pod” ultra-compact battery electric vehicle (BEV), from December 25, to corporate users, local governments and other organizations that have been exploring new options to drive […]

Toyota Motor Corporation NYSE:TM Might be a 2021 Buy

Toyota Motor Corporation NYSE:TM Might be a 2021 Buy

Global Sales Results in November were driven primarily by sales in China and Japan, and global sales were up approximately 2 percent year-on-year. China The market remains solid, and in addition to regional motor shows and other events to attract customers to dealers, sales of the Camry, RAV4, and Lexus brand vehicles, and other models […]

Saxon Warrior Foals See Strong Demand

Saxon Warrior Foals See Strong Demand

Young sire Saxon Warrior continued to make his presence felt in the sales ring on Saturday, when his sole offering on the opening day of the Arqana December Sale sold for €100,000. August West provided the winning bid for Lot 169 from Coulonces Sales, a colt out of black-type performer Silver Meadow. The dual Group […]

Coolmore Conquer Hong Kong Vase

Coolmore Conquer Hong Kong Vase

Ryan Moore compared Mogul (3c Galileo – Shastye, by Danehill) to outstanding racehorse Dylan Thomas after partnering the Aidan O’Brien-trained colt to his second top-flight success in Sunday’s Hong Kong Vase. The Irish raider ran out a commanding winner of the Group 1 Grand Prix de Paris in September and was sent off second favourite […]

Digital Silk Road Initiative

Digital Silk Road Initiative

Commodities Intelligence Centre (“CIC”) announces a momentous 2020 as it has jointly launched a “Digital Silk Road” initiative led by ZALL Smart Commerce Group (“ZALL”), Asia’s leading B2B e-commerce Group, and joined Singapore’s Blockchain for Trade & Connectivity (BTC) Network. As Singapore’s first global physical commodities B2B e-trade platform powered by blockchain, together with ZALL’s […]

Rikkeisoft and Oraichain to Expand AI Blockchain Technology Globally

Rikkeisoft, a leading Vietnamese IT and software enterprise has formalized a strategic partnership with Oraichain, the world’s first AI Data Oracle Blockchain company. In early November, Rikkeisoft invested an undisclosed amount in Oraichain Pte Ltd in exchange for 10% of the company’s shares. The percentage corresponds to the portion allocated for the team members at Oraichain and […]

Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak and Efforce

Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak and Efforce

Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak’s New Ambition Kicks Off on HBTC Steve Wozniak, Apple’s co-founder, is dedicated to developing a new blockchain project called Efforce. With the purpose of funding energy-efficiency projects, Efforce launched its token WOZX on HBTC.com, a 100% Token Holder Owned Trading Platform. The cooperation between a high-tech team backed by Wozniak and […]

Knightsbridge Archregency, Sea the Coral, Cluster

Knightsbridge Archregency, Sea the Coral, Cluster

Cluster An exciting day yesterday with Cluster landing a double in Canberra, Rocket Tiger and Galactic Warrior, take a look at the explosive finish as Galactic Warrior storms home on debut https://punters.com.au/ There are plenty of opportunities to be involved in a Cluster, if you are interested contact Knightsbridge http://knightsbridgebloodstock.com/contact Sea the Coral This will […]

2021 Aushorse Investors’ Guide

2021 Aushorse Investors’ Guide

Australia remains the leading place to race a horse in the world; a statement demonstrated by there being 52 races run this year worth A$1 million or more, compared to 29 in America and just seven across all of Europe. This is just one of many facts and statistics published in the 2021 Aushorse Investors’ […]

What is DeFi?

What is DeFi?

What is DeFi? DeFi stands for Decentralized Finance, Decentralized finance is a form of finance that does not rely on central financial institutions such as brokerages, exchanges, or banks, and instead utilizes revolutionary smart contracts on blockchains, the most common being Ethereum. TheLucky.Club is a DeFi project that has just launched The funds deposited are […]

Golden Sixty Wins Group 1 Hong Kong International Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin

Golden Sixty Wins Group 1 Hong Kong International Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin

Golden Sixty confirmed himself as one of the world’s best racehorses with a breathtaking win in today’s Group One Hong Kong International Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin.  In making it 11 straight wins with a barnstorming success, Golden Sixty sent Queensland’s Element Hill nursery into celebrations. Sent out a long odds on favourite, the son […]

Come Horse Racing With Knightsbridge

Come Horse Racing With Knightsbridge

Updates on starters, videos on track work, interviews from Jockeys and Trainers. The latest horses available and more. Join the Mailing List Now Knightsbridge has been raising and racing thoroughbred horses around the world for many years. We are always looking for potential investors who share our passion for horse racing to join our racehorse partnerships. If […]

$1m Dollar Demo Account Free, Win $1000

$1m Dollar Demo Account Free, Win $1000

$1m Dollar Demo Account Free, Win $1000 We are offering a $1m Demo account absolutely free, the best performing 100 people over the next 3 months will win a $1000 real account. Don’t Miss out!!!! Open Your DEMO Now Explore the markets and test your trading strategies with virtual cash in a demo account. Trading […]

Digital Asia to Challenge World Banks

Digital Asia to Challenge World Banks

China’s Ant group may have been dealt a setback with the shelving of its IPO but European banks remain wary that Chinese tech giants may soon be their main competitors. The European finance sector has in recent years seen the emergence of a large number of startups — called fintech — which have sought to […]

G20 Leaders Prepare for Coronavirus Vaccines

G20 Leaders Prepare for Coronavirus Vaccines

#Coronavirus #Vaccines G20 leaders said Sunday they will “spare no effort” to ensure fair distribution of coronavirus vaccines, but the united front was punctured by Germany’s Angela Merkel who said progress was too slow. At a virtual summit hosted by Saudi Arabia, the world’s richest nations pledged resources to shore up the pandemic response, and […]

Coronavirus Vaccinations in early December

Coronavirus Vaccinations in early December

#Coronavirus #Vaccination #vaccine The United States hopes to begin coronavirus vaccinations in early December, a top government health official said Sunday, the latest positive news to emerge even as cases surge across the worst-hit nation and elsewhere around the globe. The beginning of vaccinations could be a crucial shift in the battle against a virus […]

£500,000 Bahrain International Trophy

£500,000 Bahrain International Trophy

Five Group One winners feature in a final field of 14 for this month’s £500,000 Bahrain International Trophy after the supplementary stage closed. Aidan O’Brien is set to saddle 2019 Irish Derby hero Sovereign, last year’s Queen Anne Stakes winner Lord Glitters represents David O’Meara, dual Canadian International Stakes winner Desert Encounter runs for David […]

Capitalist and Flying Artie Provide a Big Weekend for Newgate

Capitalist and Flying Artie Provide a Big Weekend for Newgate

Golden Slipper winning sire Capitalist just missed siring two new winners on Saturday, but the potential shown by Forbes and Snowdrop was impossible to miss. The Anthony and Sam Freedman trained colt Forbes was highly regarded when making his debut in the Listed MRC Merson Cooper Stakes at Sandown and delivered a terrific performance to […]

Last Call at Larneuk

Last Call at Larneuk

Larneuk in the picturesque Gooram Valley of Victoria is coming to the end on the 2020 breeding season but it is not too late to secure a spot to one of the 5 Stallions on offer so Book Now. The 2020 Season will go down in history as the Covid Season and the Industry seems […]

Amazing Career Opportunities in the Thoroughbred Industry

Amazing Career Opportunities in the Thoroughbred Industry

When you leave high school or university it’s hard to know what your next step should be – there are so many career choices. It’s even harder to know what a job will be like when you do it and whether it is going to be the right fit for you. The thoroughbred industry is […]

Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria Award Winners

Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria Award Winners

Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria (TBV) celebrated the successes of the Victorian industry virtually last night. Brought to viewers by Michael Felgate and Charmein Bukovec, headlining the awards were the IRT Champion Victorian sire, TAB Champion Victorian-bred racehorse and the TAB Champion Victorian breeder awards. For a fifth consecutive year, Woodside Park’s Written Tycoon won the IRT […]

Another Spring Stakes Winner for Pedigree Analyst Kristen Manning

Another Spring Stakes Winner for Pedigree Analyst Kristen Manning

For the second time this spring the Melbourne based pedigree analyst Kristen Manning was cheering home a stakes winner when, at Doomben on Saturday, Jonker raced away to a record-breaking victory in the Listed Keith Noud Quality. Having his first run for the Tony Gollan stable, the son of Spirit Of Boom was the medium […]

Sweet Deal for Inglis in The Hunter

Sweet Deal for Inglis in The Hunter

Top-class mare Sweet Deal (Casino Prince x Dorothy Evelyn) posted a career best performance to win today’s $1m TAB The Hunter at Newcastle.The John Thompson trained mare, already a dual winner in group company, took her earnings past the $1.35m mark with today’s effort.Sweet Deal was a $67,500 purchase by Boomer Bloodstock from the draft […]

The Great Covid-19 Rip-off

The Great Covid-19 Rip-off

#Pfizer, #Moderna, #Novavax: executives at several American laboratories developing Covid-19 vaccines have recently pocketed millions of dollars by selling shares in their companies — raising questions about the propriety of such a move in the midst of a national health crisis. On the very day that pharmaceutical giant Pfizer announced preliminary data showing its vaccine […]

Magic Millions 2021 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Magic Millions 2021 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Unprecedented support from breeders across Australasia has led to Magic Millions unveiling a star studded catalogue, to sell across seven consecutive days for the first time, at the 2021 Gold Coast Yearling Sale. A quality line up of 1273 lots has been confirmed by vendors for a seven day selling extravaganza, including a record 962 lots to […]

People are Scared of the Biden Economy

People are Scared of the Biden Economy

Sentiment among Republican consumers plunged this month after US Electoral fiasco, according to a survey released Friday. Fears rise that surging Covid-19 cases will worsen the economy also hit the University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment index which fell to 77.0 early this month, a worse-than-expected drop of nearly six percent from October. Consumers’ views of […]

Socialism is Killing Europe

Socialism is Killing Europe

A swathe of new restrictions to curtail a second wave of coronavirus infections were announced or came into force from Austria to Greece, Italy to Portugal on Saturday as the global death toll climbed above 1.3 million. More than 53 million have been infected worldwide by Covid-19, which is running rampant throughout America and Europe, […]

Left-Wing Push of Twitter and Facebook Creates Exodus

Left-Wing Push of Twitter and Facebook Creates Exodus

Conservatives backing widespread claims of election malfesance have sparked a migration to alternative social media sites which have refrained from pushing the Left-Wing agenda. The shift has boosted free speech favorites like Parler, Newsmax and Rumble which have rejected the approach of Facebook and Twitter in labeling and limiting the reach of opinions and facts […]

China Closes Massive Asian Trade Deal

China Closes Massive Asian Trade Deal

Fifteen countries will on Sunday sign a sprawling Asian trade deal they hope will help them bounce back from the pandemic and which is seen as a huge coup for China in extending its influence. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) — which includes 10 Southeast Asian economies along with China, Japan, South Korea, New […]

JUDDMONTE ANNOUNCES 2021 FEES

JUDDMONTE ANNOUNCES 2021 FEES

Juddmonte is pleased to announce the 2021 nomination fees for its five European stallions, standing at Banstead Manor Stud near Newmarket. BATED BREATH – £12,500 SLFEXPERT EYE – £12,500 SLFFRANKEL – £175,000 SLFKINGMAN – £150,000 SLFOASIS DREAM – £20,000 SLF FRANKEL achieved a significant landmark in 2020 when he became the fastest stallion to sire 40 Group […]

Darley’s 2021 Fees

Darley’s 2021 Fees

Darley’s 2021 roster features Europe’s best juvenile for 25 years, the best racehorse in the world this year and fees designed to support the breeder. Liam O’Rourke, Director of Stud, Stallions & Breeding, said, “We know that breeders are facing unpredictable times and have reflected this in our fees, in Europe and the United States.” […]

British racing launches first comprehensive Directory of community activity and education

British racing launches first comprehensive Directory of community activity and education

A ground-breaking Directory is launched today highlighting British horseracing’s commitment to helping communities improve their health, wellbeing and education, including bringing them closer to horses. A ‘first of its kind for racing’, the development of this Directory of charitable and community activity is seen as an important contributor to the sport’s recovery plan and its […]

Breeders’ Cup World Championships Attracts $160m in Betting

Breeders’ Cup World Championships Attracts $160m in Betting

Total all-sources handle for the two-day Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Keeneland Race Course was $160,472,894, the sixth-highest total since the Breeders’ Cup expanded to a two-day event in 2007 and an 8% decrease from the 2019 record handle of $174,000,574 at Santa Anita.   The two-day total handle represented a 7% increase from the 2015 Championships at Keeneland.  […]

Gulfstream Park Juvenile Sprint

Gulfstream Park Juvenile Sprint

Michael Yates has steadily built a reputation as a most astute trainer of 2-year-olds in South Florida, and the Ocala breeder/owner/trainer will put that reputation on the line Saturday at Gulfstream Park West, where he’s scheduled to saddle strong contenders in the $60,000 Juvenile Sprint and the $60,000 Juvenile Fillies Sprint. The two 6 ½-furlong […]

Sex Symbol the Latest Star by Uncle Mo

Sex Symbol the Latest Star by Uncle Mo

Tying for the overall session lead with a colt by Mendelssohn and one other horse, Uncle Mo’s daughter Sex Symbol (3f Uncle Mo x Icon Project, by Empire Maker) sold for $300,000 at the Keeneland November Sale on Thursday. Purchased by Green Lantern Stables from the Bluewater Sales consignment, the filly is out of Grade […]

Aga Khan Studs 2021 Service Fees

Aga Khan Studs 2021 Service Fees

The Aga Khan Studs are pleased to announce the fees for their five Irish and French-based sires for 2021, and would like to take this opportunity to thank breeders for their continued support during the current difficult global context. Gilltown Stud’s Arc hero SEA THE STARS accomplished another fine season in 2020, highlighted by the […]

TikTok Still Available in USA

TikTok Still Available in USA

The US government announced Thursday it would delay enforcement of a ban on TikTok, saying it would comply with a court order in favor of the Chinese-owned social media sensation. The hit shortform video app was forbidden based on national security concerns voiced by US officials but the Commerce Department said it was holding off […]

Walt Disney Co Hefty Losses

Walt Disney Co Hefty Losses

Walt Disney Co. on Thursday reported a hefty loss in the just-ended quarter as the global pandemic hit its theme parks and cinema operations, but shares rose on gains in its new streaming television service. The media-entertainment powerhouse reported a loss of $710 million in the period ending October 3, compared with a $777 million […]

Britain Economy Rebounds

Britain Economy Rebounds

Britain’s economy enjoyed a record third-quarter rebound from its deepest ever recession, data showed Thursday, but experts predict another slump after fresh coronavirus restrictions were introduced to curb the pandemic. Gross domestic product (GDP) expanded by 15.5 percent in the July-September period, after an initial coronavirus lockdown was eased, the Office for National Statistics said […]

The Whip Rule: Animal Cruelty or Activist Pandering?

The Whip Rule: Animal Cruelty or Activist Pandering?

Whip Rules are a hot topic in the racing industry around the world but there has been very little presented as factual data on either side of the debate. A lot of the Animal Welfare groups have presented studies and many of them contradict the other. The use of whips in Thoroughbred racing in Australia […]

EU Sets Path for Lower Euro

EU Sets Path for Lower Euro

The EU parliament and member states struck a deal Tuesday to pass the bloc’s trillion-euro 2021-2027 budget, MEPs and diplomats said, unblocking another 750 billion euros in coronavirus recovery funds. The accord caps four months of intense wrangling over spending priorities agreed at a marathon leaders’ summit in July. “The agreement has been reached following […]

Alibaba’s Big Singles Day

Alibaba’s Big Singles Day

#alibaba #singlesday $BABA The world’s largest online shopping bonanza began in China Wednesday with an army of workers and robots primed to sort packages, and international superstars hired to drive sales, on “Singles’ Day”. Conceived as an antidote to Valentine’s Day by BABA, the event falls on the eleventh of the eleventh — with all […]

Boeing is in Serious Trouble

Boeing is in Serious Trouble

#Boeing $BA said Tuesday it was hit with another 12 cancelled orders for the 737 MAX, as the flagship aircraft is close to returning to the skies after being grounded since March 2019 following two deadly crashes. The American aviation giant, which has been battered by the MAX crisis as well as the fallout from […]

Covid 19 Vaccine Latest Update

Covid 19 Vaccine Latest Update

#COVID19 #VACCINE The United States could be the first country to launch one of the most ambitious vaccine operations in history: distributing and administering up to 600 million doses of a Covid-19 vaccine in just a few months. Massive vaccine campaigns are nothing new — they have been carried out for decades in the fight […]

Vote for Mark Gallagher in The Curragh 2020 Awards

Vote for Mark Gallagher in The Curragh 2020 Awards

#horseracing #ireland #thecurragh Irish Jockey Mark Gallagher has been nominated for an award after an incredible display of skill taking our own Allora Yeats from last to 1st this year at The Curragh. The Curragh Awards acknowledge the outstanding achievements during 2020 and presents an opportunity for the public to be involved in determining the champions of […]

O’Brien and Weld claim big wins at Breeders’ Cup

O’Brien and Weld claim big wins at Breeders’ Cup

Sometimes in this ‘new normal’ life it pays to just embrace the unexpected, writes James Toney. Top Belgian jockey Christophe Soumillon was due to take rides on Irish raiders Order of Australia and Tarnawa at the Breeders’ Cup in Keeneland. But a late positive test for Covid-19 meant he watched from the quarantined sidelines as […]

US Employment Data Positive

US Employment Data Positive

The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) increased in October, the sixth consecutive monthly increase since May. The index now stands at 97.57, up from 96.33 (revised) in September. However, the index is still down 11.1 percent from a year ago. “While the Employment Trends Index increased in October, this month marks the smallest increase […]

McDonald’s Rebounds, Remains Cautious

McDonald’s Rebounds, Remains Cautious

Fast-food giant McDonald’s saw earnings beat expectations on a US sales rebound in the most recent quarter, but the chain said Monday it remains cautious about the outlook amid a spike in Covid-19. Nearly all of the chain’s restaurants were open during the quarter, and US sales got a boost from new offerings including Spicy […]

Future of Corporate Transactions Reshaped by COVID-19

Future of Corporate Transactions Reshaped by COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all businesses including the professional services market significantly. Corporate transactions especially mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and how these are conducted are expected to witness a transformational change in the post-COVID-19 world. As the conventional metrics and approaches may no longer be fully appropriate in the new normal, the focus on technology […]

Virgin Hyperloop Advances

Virgin Hyperloop Advances

Virgin Hyperloop made history today as the first passengers successfully traveled in a Hyperloop pod. The significant investment made by Dubai-based DP World, the leading global provider of smart logistics solutions, in the research and development of hyperloop technology, has played an instrumental role in today’s milestone. Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Chairman of Virgin Hyperloop […]

Futures Rally as Biden Seen Ending China Trade War

Futures Rally as Biden Seen Ending China Trade War

US markets appeared ready to welcome the possible election of Joe Biden, with futures for the major New York Stock Exchange indices rising on Sunday evening ahead of the week’s trading. At around 0015 GMT, futures contracts for December on the Dow Jones appreciated by 0.99 percent, on the Nasdaq by 1.28 percent and on […]

America, Please Bend Over You’re About to be #^%$&*&^

America, Please Bend Over You’re About to be #^%$&*&^

#JOEBIDEN #STOPTHESTEAL #ELECTIONS Get ready America, forget the vote rigging, mail fraud etc it is all too late now. The media and the polling stations are just holding off announcing the winner to get you use to the idea, Joe Biden one of the most incompetent politicians ever is about to be President. AOC and […]

The 2020 Flat Season Champions

The 2020 Flat Season Champions

Matching his 2017 title-winning tally of 100, Colin Keane is the Irish champion jockey for a second time. The 2020 Flat season concludes at Naas Racecourse tomorrow where Gavin Ryan will be crowned champion apprentice. Aidan O’Brien and Mrs Sue Magnier are once again the champion trainer and champion owner respectively. Keane, from Trim, County […]

General Motors on the Rebound

General Motors on the Rebound

General Motors reported a jump in third-quarter earnings Thursday as the auto giant cited strong recoveries in the US and China following a big sales hit amid the coronavirus pandemic. GM scored a 72 percent increase in profit to $4.0 billion from the year-ago period on revenues of $35.5 billion, roughly flat compared with last […]

Alibaba Thrives in Coronavirus World

Alibaba Thrives in Coronavirus World

Chinese e-commerce leader Alibaba on Thursday reported solid 30 percent year-on-year revenue growth for the July-September quarter, providing some much-needed good news amid turmoil over its Ant Group affiliate’s abandoned IPO. Hangzhou-based Alibaba said revenue — a key measure of the internet giant’s business health as well as overall Chinese consumer spending — rose to […]

China Vs Jack Ma for the Future of Finance in Asia

China Vs Jack Ma for the Future of Finance in Asia

China’s last-minute abandonment of Ant Group’s record-breaking IPO stems from an intensifying battle for the soul of the nation’s financial system that the fintech giant and its charismatic leader Jack Ma helped to ignite. Global markets were stunned Tuesday when Ant’s record-breaking $34 billion IPO was abruptly shelved, frustrating investors eager for a piece of […]

China Winning the US Election

China Winning the US Election

#joebiden #election #china If you are looking where to invest in the likely event Joe Biden is given the US Election via some very sketchy mail in voting, you don’t need to look past his employer. China is the big winner in this years US Election, the trade war will end, Chinese stocks will be […]

Ant Group IPO: Possibly the Worlds Biggest Bank in 10 Years

Ant Group IPO: Possibly the Worlds Biggest Bank in 10 Years

Fintech giant Ant Group is facing growing Chinese pressure over potential risks in its online lending business, with co-founder Jack Ma and other executives summoned to an unusual meeting with regulators just ahead of its record-breaking IPO this week. The firm’s Alipay platform has helped revolutionise commerce and personal finance in China, with consumers using […]

European Hopeful’s in Keeneland

European Hopeful’s in Keeneland

Twenty-three European horses arrived at the Keeneland quarantine barn just before 11 p.m. Friday. The grooms reported that all the horses traveled well and have settled into their new surroundings. The shipment, which included English and Irish classic winners Kameko (Mile) and Siskin (Mile), will stay in quarantine until clearance on Sunday evening and will be on the training […]

2020 Breeders’ Cup World Championships

2020 Breeders’ Cup World Championships

Led by this year’s Triple Crown race winners Tiz the Law,  Authentic and Swiss Skydiver; multiple Grade 1 winners Improbable and Maximum Security; and Irish Champion Stakes (G1) winner Magical (IRE), 201 horses, including 39 from overseas, have been pre-entered for the 2020 Breeders’ Cup World Championships. The 37th Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing’s most prestigious two-day global event, consisting of 14 races with […]

Avilius Ready to give Godolphin its second Melbourne Cup

Avilius Ready to give Godolphin its second Melbourne Cup

by Mike Hedge at Godolphin Avilius, a horse who began his career in France and nourished it in Australia, is primed and ready to give Godolphin its second Melbourne Cup in three years when he steps out in Tuesday’s Group One test at Flemington. Trainer James Cummings will send Avilius to the start in peak […]

English King Headed for Australia

English King Headed for Australia

Lingfield Derby Trial victor English King (3c Camelot – Platonic, by Zafonic) smashed records when selling to Australian interests for 925,000gns at the Tattersalls Autumn Horses In Training Sale on Wednesday. The Ed Walker-trained wildcard entry was expected to prove popular, but few could have predicted the manner in which he surpassed the previous 625,000gns […]

Portland Sky and the $200,000 Group 3 Red Anchor Stakes

by Kristen Manning Cheers from Western Australia on Saturday as the exciting colt Portland Sky recorded a dominant victory in one of W.S Cox Plate day’s features the, $200,000 Gr.3 Red Anchor Stakes. The Matt Laurie trained three-year-old was having just his fourth start on the back of a couple of somewhat unlucky runs at […]

Champion Australian First Crop Sire Pride of Dubai

Champion Australian First Crop Sire Pride of Dubai

Pride of Dubai is the reigning Champion Australian First Crop Sire and the dual Group I winning son of Street Cry is also making his presence felt in the Northern Hemisphere where he has sired more stakes-winners than any other first season sire this year in Europe. Pride of Dubai added a new stakes-winner to […]

Miami Beach Christmas Holiday

Miami Beach Christmas Holiday

As more Americans hit the road this upcoming holiday season, Miami Beach is ready to welcome visitors, inviting them to experience a vacation – in a paradise getaway – that’s only a drive away, ideal for travelers looking to relax. With beach destinations high on travel lists this year, Miami Beach, a city like no […]

Clarity on Crypto

Clarity on Crypto

KPMG LLP and Coin Metrics, Inc. have entered a strategic alliance to deliver trusted data & insights, proprietary analytics and cryptoasset services to support growth in institutional adoption of cryptoassets and public blockchains.  This alliance pairs Coin Metrics’ full-suite of institutional data products and infrastructure with KPMG Chain Fusion, a patent pending suite of capabilities […]

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on Health Care

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on Health Care

Seventy-three percent of all health care organizations surveyed expect to increase their AI funding in 2020. Making processes more efficient (34%) is the top outcome health care organizations are trying to achieve with AI. Health care organizations reported their top AI risk concern is the cost of the technologies (36%). Why this mattersWhile the pandemic […]

No Quick Fix for Airline Stocks

No Quick Fix for Airline Stocks

Airline industry revenues are expected to remain 46 percent lower in 2021 than the $838 billion booked in the last pre-coronavirus year of 2019, industry body IATA said Tuesday in a marked worsening of its forecasts. Its previous outlook for a smaller drop of 29 percent “was based on expectations for a demand recovery commencing […]

Democrats and Coronavirus Scare Consumers

Democrats and Coronavirus Scare Consumers

US consumers were feeling less confident in October, a survey said on Tuesday, as rising coronavirus cases and a lack of economic stimulus clouded the forecast for the months ahead. The Conference Board’s Confidence Index was at 100.9 this month, below expectations for it to increase further after it jumped to a downwardly revised 101.3 […]

SAP Downgrade Outlook as Virus Grips Europe

SAP Downgrade Outlook as Virus Grips Europe

German software giant SAP on Sunday downgraded its outlook for 2020, saying a resurgence in coronavirus cases would weigh on demand from “hard hit” customers. The Walldorf-based group, which offers both traditional software and cloud computing services, where companies pay a subscription fee to store their data on remote servers, said it had benefitted from […]

Asia Doubts US Stimulus

Asia Doubts US Stimulus

Asian markets were mixed Monday with traders increasingly pessimistic that US lawmakers will pass a new stimulus package before next week’s election, while spiking virus cases fanned worries about the economic impact of new containment measures. Despite months of arduous talks in Washington, there appears to be little chance Republicans and Democrats will hammer out […]

Facebook Playing Politics

Facebook Playing Politics

#Facebook $FB has demanded that New York University pull the plug on a research project into the platform’s targeting practices for political ads, saying it is a violation of terms to collect user data. “A week ago, Facebook sent me a (cease and desist order) asking us to take down AdObserver and delete our data. […]

Big Tech in the Spotlight

Big Tech in the Spotlight

#Amazon, #Apple, #Facebook, #Microsoft, #Twitter #Google Big Tech is bracing for a tumultuous week marked by quarterly results likely to show resilience despite the pandemic, and fresh attacks from lawmakers ahead of the November 3 election. With backlash against Silicon Valley intensifying, the companies will seek to reassure investors while at the same time fend […]

Dubai Stimulus Package

Dubai Stimulus Package

Under the directives of Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum launched an AED500 million economic stimulus package to support various […]

2021 Dubai World Cup Carnival

2021 Dubai World Cup Carnival

Dubai Racing Club has announced the programme for the 2021 Dubai World Cup Carnival, as racing returns to the iconic Meydan Racecourse. While the Carnival opens in January, the first race meeting of the 2020-21 racing season is scheduled for November 5, 2020. Racing will be conducted under guidelines from the UAE government; further details […]

Daimler AG (DAI.DE) Doing Better

German auto giant Daimler, maker of Mercedes-Benz, said Friday that it was upgrading its earnings forecast for the whole of 2020 after group profits rose in the third quarter. “The key figures reflect a good performance based on improving markets and strong products, combined with diligent cost discipline and extensive cash-preservation measures,” the carmaker said […]

Lordstown Motors IPO

Could a new Tesla-like upstart be the savior of a once-mighty Ohio steel region ravaged by deindustrialization? Lordstown Motors has lofty ambitions for its flagship Endurance electric pickup truck to lead the way. The new company is poised to begin trading on Nasdaq on Monday with the ticker symbol “RIDE,” after shareholders on Thursday cleared […]

Group I Winner for American Pharoah

Group I Winner for American Pharoah

Set to have his first runners in Australia this season, Triple Crown hero American Pharoah posted his first Group I winner in North America when quality filly Harvey’s Lil Goil (3f American Pharoah x Gloria S, by Tapit) won the Group I Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup ( 1/8th mile) at Keeneland. Trained by Bill […]

History of the Royal Oak in France

History of the Royal Oak in France

This event honours the memory of a stallion who played an important role in the establishment of French thoroughbred breeding in France. Created in 1861 under the name of the Grand Prix du Prince Impérial, it was originally run over a distance of 2 miles. Rechristened the Prix Royal Oak in 1869, its distance was […]

France Racing Critérium de Saint-Cloud (Gr1)

France Racing Critérium de Saint-Cloud (Gr1)

Unbeaten in four outings and particularly impressive when winning the 1m1f Prix de Condé (Gr3), the Aga Khan homebred Malakoun (Bated Breath) gives the feeling of being able to aim higher now. And further, too, which is why the 1m2f trip of the  Critérium de Saint-Cloud (Gr1) was chosen by his trainer Jean-Claude Rouget for […]

Big Tech to Face Senate on 1st Amendment Rights

Big Tech to Face Senate on 1st Amendment Rights

Senate Republicans voted Thursday to subpoena Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as part of a stepped-up assault on social media’s handling of online political content. The Senate Judiciary Committee move comes a week after the internet platforms came under fire for limiting the reach of a New York Post article […]

Covid 10 Sparks a Start Up Boom

Covid 10 Sparks a Start Up Boom

Americans enduring a feeble economy and high unemployment because of the coronavirus pandemic are creating start-up companies at a record pace. The drive is favored by very low interest rates, banks that are eager to lend and people with money saved up — both because no one goes out anymore and because of government stimulus […]

US Housing Market Growth Continued

US Housing Market Growth Continued

The US housing market continued its boom in September as existing homes sales grew 9.4 percent from the month before, a survey released Thursday said. The 6.54 million seasonally adjusted annual rate of sales reported by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) was above expectations and 21 percent higher than the same month in 2019, […]

Coca-Cola Looks for Pandemic Success

Coca-Cola Looks for Pandemic Success

$COKE #COKE The Coca-Cola Company said Thursday it was shaking up its product mix as part of an effort to revive sales which have been slumping during the coronavirus pandemic. The soft drink giant reported third-quarter sales down nine percent from a year ago to $8.7 billion, while profits tumbled 33 percent to $1.7 billion. […]

US Jobs Data Better than Expected

US Jobs Data Better than Expected

New claims for US jobless benefits fell to 787,000 last week, the Labor Department said Thursday, dropping below 800,000 for only the second time since the pandemic started. The big improvement came as new applications fell 55,000, seasonally adjusted, in the week ended October 17, and total claims in the previous week were revised down […]