Singapore: STI Index (.STI) risk-on sentiment continues

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) risk-on sentiment continues

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) risk-on sentiment continues Risk-on sentiment continued to have considerable influence during Friday’s session in Asia thanks to investors’ hopes of a de-escalation in the trade dispute between the US and China. That said, Singapore’s Straits Times Index (STI) slipped into the red late in the session, bucking the regional trend on Friday, […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) downtrend to probably continue

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) downtrend to probably continue

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) downtrend to probably continue The Euro-to-Dollar rate is trading at around 1.1024 at the start of what promises to be a busy week for the pair owing to a crucial decision at the European Central Bank. While the ECB should provide volatility on Thursday, our technical studies of the charts are showing the […]

Box Office: ‘It: Chapter Two’ Scares Up $185-M Globally

Box Office: ‘It: Chapter Two’ Scares Up $185-M Globally

$IMAX, $DIS, $CMCSA, $LGF New Line’s R-rated It: Chapter Two opened to $91-M domestically, and while the sequel did not match the record-shattering launch of the 1st film, it is the 2nd-best horror bow of all time and the 2nd-biggest for the month of September behind It, as well as the Top bow for an R-rated pic so […]

China Must Stimulate as its Economy Sharply Weakens

China Must Stimulate as its Economy Sharply Weakens

China’s exports unexpectedly fell in August as shipments to the United States slowed sharply, pointing to further weakness in the world’s 2nd-largest economy and underlining a pressing need for more stimulus as US-China trade tension escalates. Beijing is widely expected to announce more support measures in coming weeks to avert the risk of a sharper […]

Beyond Meat (NASDAQ:BYND) Deep Dives When Investors Come ‘Out or the Ozone’

Beyond Meat (NASDAQ:BYND) Deep Dives When Investors Come ‘Out or the Ozone’

$BYND Beyond Meat (NASDAQ:BYND) seemed like it was the hottest stock on the board…but it was overhyped and is overvalued. Its innovative “plant-based meat” is now found in the frozen food section of thousands of grocery stores. Carl’s Jr., Del Taco, and a few other restaurant chains sell its products, too. It supposedly tastes just […]

“We are what we eat” and Real Men Eat Red Meat!

“We are what we eat” and Real Men Eat Red Meat!

Popeye may have gotten his super strength and machismo from a can of spinach, but “real men” do not eat veggies, according to report published in the Journal of Consumer Research. Instead, they boost their virility with masculine foods: steak and burgers. Several experiments about how and why people associate food with gender were conducted by experts from […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Reports on Buyback Program

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Reports on Buyback Program

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) has announced that under the 2nd tranche of the common share buyback program announced on 1 July 2019 the Company has purchased additional common shares, reported in aggregate form, on a daily basis on the Italian Stock Exchange (MTA) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as follows: MTA NYSE Total […]

Gold’s Price, a Fundamental Forecast

Gold’s Price, a Fundamental Forecast

$XAU, $GLD, $USD, $XAUUSD Friday, Gold saw choppy trade. The price action suggests that traders have fully priced-in the latest round of global central bank rate cuts and are now waiting to see if those cuts are having an impact on the global economy. The price action also indicates that gold may be fairly priced […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Tifosi Jubilant, Leclerc on the Pole at Monza

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Tifosi Jubilant, Leclerc on the Pole at Monza

$RACE The Italian Grand Prix: Pole position to Charles Leclerc at Monza Sunday, Charles Leclerc will start the 90th Italian Grand Prix, the 70th as part of the F1 World Championship, from Pole position, after posting a time of 1’19”307 at the wheel of #16 SF90, beating Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas into 2nd and […]

Woody Allen says, “I have Done Everything the ‘#MeToo’ers Would Love to Achieve”

Woody Allen says, “I have Done Everything the ‘#MeToo’ers Would Love to Achieve”

$AMZN Film Writer/Director Woody Allen says that he is a “poster boy” for the controversial #MeToo movement and says he does not care that parts of Hollywood and the film industry shunned him. “I have worked with hundreds of actresses; not 1 of them has ever complained about me, not a single complaint. I have […]

Commentary: The World is in Need of the End of US-China Trade Disputes

Commentary: The World is in Need of the End of US-China Trade Disputes

On Thursday morning, 5 September,Chinese and US chief trade negotiators spoke on the phone call, China initiated the call, agreeing to hold the 13th round of high-level economic and trade talks in Washington in early October and maintain close communications going into that negotiation. The message, made public, lifted the stock markets in many countries, […]

The US Labor Market is Booming, Economic Expansion Longest on Record

The US Labor Market is Booming, Economic Expansion Longest on Record

This tight US labor market is manifesting a booming demand in industries with an abundance of female workers is drawing more women back into the workforce, helping to shrink the longstanding gap in the labor participation rate between men and women to the narrowest on record a report showed Friday. Other parts of a report […]

Fed Chairman Powell Does Not See Recession: Mission “Sustain Expansion”

Fed Chairman Powell Does Not See Recession: Mission “Sustain Expansion”

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The stock market finished mixed Friday; the S&P 500 (+0.1%) and DJIA (+0.3%) closed just above unchanged, while the NAS Comp (-0.2%) and Russell 2000 (-0.4%) closed slightly lower. On Friday, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said the most likely outlook for the US and world economy is continued moderate growth, […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$FUN, $DG, $LYFT, $MDB, $NXTC, $ORTX Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Friday, as follows: Cedar Fair L.P. (NYSEFUN) was reiterated as Outperform […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) fails to break through to $10,800 while the altcoin markets see red

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) fails to break through to $10,800 while the altcoin markets see red

After circling around the $10,600 support for most of yesterday, Bitcoin’s price spiked to above $10,700 but failed to breakthrough to $10,800. Bitcoin’s (BTC) price failed to break through the $10,800 area, resulting in the OG cryptocurrency plunging back below the $10,700 area while most of the major altcoin markets saw losses. Bitcoin price fails to […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) worth $1 billion just moved to an unknown wallet

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) worth $1 billion just moved to an unknown wallet

Over 94,000 bitcoins, currently worth over $1 billion, have just been moved to an unknown wallet; possibly associated with Bakkt. The transaction, which took place three hours ago, consolidated bitcoins from 92 different inputs from 15 addresses into just one address that now holds 94,505.8 BTC. More than half of the sent BTC (56%) came from just one address. […]

Could the Loch Ness monster be a giant eel?

Could the Loch Ness monster be a giant eel?

Is the Loch Ness monster a shark? A giant catfish? A sturgeon? No, it’s a giant eel! Or at least it could be, according to a study published on Thursday. “There is a very significant amount of eel DNA,” Professor Neil Gemmell, a geneticist at the University of Otago in New Zealand said after a […]

India offers billions in credit & investments for Russia’s Far East development

India offers billions in credit & investments for Russia’s Far East development

In an unprecedented move, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced his country will provide a US$1 billion loan for the development of Russia’s Far Eastern territories. The announcement marks the first time New Delhi has offered a line of credit to any specific region of any country. “In order to continue and help develop the […]

Chedi Muscat Rolls Out Suite of Luxury Wellness Escapes

Chedi Muscat Rolls Out Suite of Luxury Wellness Escapes

The Chedi Muscat is introducing a series of 3-, 5- and 7-night spa retreats that bridge East and West on the crossroads of the Arabian Peninsula. The most indulgent of the Luxury Wellness Escapes includes a consultation with the spa director, two 2-hour rituals, two 90-minute massages and one 60-minute beauty treatment, a manicure or pedicure […]

5 Extraordinary Reasons to Visit Ecuador

5 Extraordinary Reasons to Visit Ecuador

A land of mountains, rainforest and  wildlife found nowhere else on Earth, here are the top five reasons to book your Ecuador adventure today. It’s not all just about the Galápagos, you know. Ecuador has experienced something of a renaissance of late, its bustling capital Quito drawing visitors from all over the world to sample […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Off, USD Flat Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Headlines Crude Oil rises, set for weekly gainer Asia shares rise on trade disputes hopes .DXY Vs a basket of 6 peer currencies was little changed Investors took profits in gold Thursday Gold: Gold retreated Thursday as investors booked […]

The Trump Administration Unveils Fannie, Freddie Overhaul

The Trump Administration Unveils Fannie, Freddie Overhaul

$FMCC, $FNMA Thursday, the US Treasury said the government should draw up a plan to begin recapitalizing mortgage giants Fannie Mae (OTCMKT:FNMA) and Freddie Mac (OTCMKT:FMCC), while calling on Congress to develop a comprehensive housing reform that would allow them to be safely freed from government control. The Treasury’s plan, released in a 53-pg report, […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Charles Leclerc 6-4 Favorite to Win at Monza Sunday

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Charles Leclerc 6-4 Favorite to Win at Monza Sunday

$RACE Those odds will guarantee the grandstands will packed with Ferrari’s Tifosi cheering on Messrs Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel to victory. Charles Leclerc earned his maiden F1 victory in Belgium last Sunday, and the Ferrari driver is 6-4 favorite to go in again in this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix at Monza. Having missed out on […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Path from Upstart Racer to Aristocrat of the World’s Automotive Sector

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Path from Upstart Racer to Aristocrat of the World’s Automotive Sector

$RACE Facts: Ferrari is one of the most valuable brands in the world. Ferrari: the Italian supercar maker and F1 racing operation is worth $30-B at this writing. Unlike many of its rivals, Ferrari is a racing operation 1st and car company 2nd. Ferrari was founded as a racing team with the sale of road cars […]

Wall Street Bulls Are Back in Rally Mode

Wall Street Bulls Are Back in Rally Mode

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Thursday, US stocks spiked on expectations of a de-escalation in trade tensions after Washington and Beijing agreed to hold high-level talks in early October, while at the same time strong US economic data eased fears of a domestic slowdown. The ADP National Employment Report, considered a precursor to the Labor […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) notches best day in 3 weeks on rising trade optimism

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) notches best day in 3 weeks on rising trade optimism

U.S. stocks closed solidly higher Thursday after American and Chinese officials declared a tentative resumption of tariff talks, viewed by Wall Street as a sign of progress in the yearlong trade conflict between the economic superpowers. Also helping boost sentiment were a series of bullish economic reports, including data from ADP estimating the private sector […]

Trade uncertainty to cut 1% from US GDP: Fed research

Trade uncertainty to cut 1% from US GDP: Fed research

The uncertainty created by President Donald Trump’s global trade offensive should shave about one percent off the US economy through early next year, according to research from the Federal Reserve. Economists have warned since last year that Trump’s trade battles with China and Europe threaten global economic growth, which has begun to slow. Businesses complain […]

Boris Johnson’s brother quits UK government

Boris Johnson’s brother quits UK government

The UK Prime Minister’s younger brother cites ‘unresolvable tension’ between ‘family loyalty and the national interest’ as he announces he will resign as MP and minister. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt a fresh blow on Thursday when his brother Jo quit the government, saying he could no longer reconcile “family loyalty and national interest”. Jo […]

US-China trade war boosts demand for Russian soybeans

US-China trade war boosts demand for Russian soybeans

The volume of Russian soybeans exported to China will be worth at least $600 million by 2024, according to the Russian Ministry of Agriculture. Soybeans and their processed derivatives were the second-biggest agricultural export from Russia’s Far East, Deputy Minister of Agriculture Sergey Levitin said at the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in Vladivostok. “Over the […]

General Motors’ (NYSE:GM) Barra Says Meeting with President Trump was “productive and valuable”

General Motors’ (NYSE:GM) Barra Says Meeting with President Trump was “productive and valuable”

$GM General Motors (NYSE:GM) Chairman/CEO Mary Barra said her face-to-face session with President Trump Thursday was “productive and valuable, declining specifics. The head of the largest US automaker met with President Trump after he stepped up attacks on the Detroit automaker. He has been hammering GM for much of the last year after the company […]

Costa Rica: Ruins surrounded by culture!

Costa Rica: Ruins surrounded by culture!

A site with a rich history Ujarrás is a town in the Cachí District of Paraíso Canton in Cartago, which in addition to its privileged setting in the Orosi Valley, holds a wealth of history from our ancestors. We were to this beautiful area of Cartage and we will tell you what we saw… Enjoy […]

Travelers love diving in Cuba

Travelers love diving in Cuba

The rise of tourism in Cuba has many edges today, even when peregrines from around the world cherish diving or snorkeling in the island waters. The Ministry of Tourism in the Island supports the idea of diversifying services for holidays. That’s the fact that the virginal Cuban nature has a typical charm specially its sea […]

Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Planning to Launch Bitcoin Options Trading

Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Planning to Launch Bitcoin Options Trading

Back in December 2017 when Bitcoin was trading at its all-time high of $20,000, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) was the first to launch Bitcoin Futures contracts in the market. As per the latest news, CME plans to bring yet another Bitcoin derivatives product in the market. On Wednesday, September 4, The Block publication reported that the Chicago-based exchange plans to […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Database Containing Private Information of 400 Million Users Has Been Found Online

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Database Containing Private Information of 400 Million Users Has Been Found Online

Facebook is in the middle of another serious problem of a security breach involving a feature that the company had disabled more than a while ago. According to reports, Facebook has unknowingly exposed personal data for many of its accounts in an unrestricted and unprotected database that was recently found by a security researcher. Sometime in July […]

US Services Sector Says Economy Weathering Trade Dispute

US Services Sector Says Economy Weathering Trade Dispute

US services sector activity accelerated in August and private employers boosted hiring, suggesting the economy continued to grow at a moderate pace despite trade tensions which have stoked financial market fears of a recession. The upbeat reports Thursday took some of the sting from data this week that showed the manufacturing sector contracted for the […]

Over $9 billion invested in Russia’s Far East since 2015

Over $9 billion invested in Russia’s Far East since 2015

Government support for Russia’s Far East has resulted in significant growth of the region’s industrial production which is three times higher than in the rest of the country. Speaking at the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) on Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said the Far East has received more than 600 billion rubles (over $9 billion) […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$ABBV, $CLF, $DG, $DD, $EA, $ROKU, $STNE Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Thursday, as follows: AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) was reiterated as Overweight […]

Michael Kors Unveils Next Generation Smartwatches With Three Dynamic New Platforms

Michael Kors Unveils Next Generation Smartwatches With Three Dynamic New Platforms

Michael Kors Access provides options for every customer; now with Bluetooth-enabled calling and multi-day battery modes Featuring advanced technologies and a highly personal user interface, Michael Kors introduces its latest generation of touchscreen smartwatches for Fall 2019. Three new smartwatches—Michael Kors Access Lexington 2, Michael Kors Access Bradshaw 2, and Michael Kors Access MKGO—are powered […]

Samsung to launch foldable smartphone after major delay

Samsung to launch foldable smartphone after major delay

Tech giant Samsung has said it will launch its hotly anticipated first foldable smartphone on Friday, months after faulty screens forced an embarrassing delay of its release. The world’s largest smartphone maker spent nearly eight years developing the Galaxy Fold, but had to hold its launch in April after reviewers reported screen problems within days […]

US, China to resume trade talks in Washington in October

US, China to resume trade talks in Washington in October

US and Chinese trade negotiators will resume talks in Washington in early October, Beijing said Thursday, after new punitive tariffs raised fears of a breakdown in the protracted negotiations. The world’s two biggest economies have been embroiled in a tense year-long trade war, which escalated further on September 1 when both sides implemented fresh levies. […]

BY ALL THAT’S HOLY, HONORIUS IS OUR BEST BET!

BY ALL THAT’S HOLY, HONORIUS IS OUR BEST BET!

After a couple of years of no interest whatsoever the Heffernan’s decided to stand Honorius privately to serve exclusively their own broodmares. He remains at one of Australia’s premier studs, Larneuk in Victoria. With a Horse of the Year, two Champion Sires’ titles and over $HK175 million in progeny earnings, Holy Roman Emperor has been […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Steady, USD Up Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Headlines Crude Oil prices rise after US confirms trade talks with China to re-start. Gold eases as equities gain on BREXIT, Hong Kong progress. Asian shares up as BREXIT, Hong Kong progress lifts sentiment. Trade talk plans cheer […]

US-China Agree to Hold Trade Talks in October, Stock Futures Spike

US-China Agree to Hold Trade Talks in October, Stock Futures Spike

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ China and the United States agreed to hold high-level trade talks in early October in Washington, China’s commerce ministry said Thursday. The announcement followed a call earlier in the day between China’s Vice Premier Liu He and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, the Ministry of Commerce […]

F1: Fans ‘Love’ the Italian Grand Prix

F1: Fans ‘Love’ the Italian Grand Prix

$RACE The European season draws to a close this weekend with the Italian Grand Prix where Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) puts on the show. Below are the Key reasons going racing at Monza is such a popular event, as follows: Ferrari’s tifosi We mention passionate fans regularly in this section, but the tifosi could have a full […]

Probe of Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) crash points to Autopilot ‘overreliance’

Probe of Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) crash points to Autopilot ‘overreliance’

A January 2018 crash involving a Tesla and a firetruck was due to driver inattention and the “Autopilot” system design that allows motorists to disengage, federal investigators said Wednesday. The Culver City, California crash took place when a Tesla “Model S” rode into a firetruck that had been parked in the high-occupancy vehicle lane when […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE): Invest in Its ‘Economic Moat’

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE): Invest in Its ‘Economic Moat’

$RACE The 2 biggest stock market myths are “stocks that go up must come down,” and “stocks that have deep dived are due to rebound.” The truth is that some stocks deep dive never rebound, and investors are stuck trying to catch a falling knife, as the Wall Street adage goes. Other times stocks can […]

Rising US exports shrink trade deficit; China imports fall

Rising US exports shrink trade deficit; China imports fall

A bump in US exports helped shrink America’s yawning trade deficit in July while imports from China continued to fall amid the two nations’ trade war, government data showed Wednesday. The relatively steady deficit comes as hopes dim for a near-term resolution to the US-China conflict, which has begun to rattle the American economy. Economists […]

Bangkok tops in 2018 for international visitors: report

Bangkok tops in 2018 for international visitors: report

Bangkok ranked first in 2018 for the fourth straight year as the city with the most international visitors, according to an annual report by Mastercard released Wednesday. With almost 23 million international visitors last year, the Thai capital outpaced both Paris and London, which were second and third with just over 19 million visitors. Other […]

Trade turnover between Russia and India has huge potential for further growth

Trade turnover between Russia and India has huge potential for further growth

Trade turnover between Russia and India – which grew by 17 percent last year, reaching $11 billion – has huge potential for further growth, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in Vladivostok. Putin held talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived on Wednesday to the event, which promotes […]

Fed’s rate-cut debate focuses on ‘robust’ U.S. consumer

Fed’s rate-cut debate focuses on ‘robust’ U.S. consumer

Slowing global economies, the escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing and a warning sign of recession flashing in the U.S. Treasury market have all fed expectations the Federal Reserve is poised to lower rates at the close of its Sept. 17-18 meeting. But sentiment is much less well-defined within the Fed over whether to reduce borrowing costs for the second […]

Four Wednesday Metro Winners for Pierro

Four Wednesday Metro Winners for Pierro

Four metropolitan winners in Sydney and Melbourne on Wednesday made it a great day at the office for Golden Slipper winning sire Pierro with promising three-year-old The Lifeline (3g Pierro x Princess Quality, by Elusive Quality) a highlight. The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott stable often send a promising three year-old to Melbourne at the […]

Logician given the green light to contest William Hill St Leger

Logician given the green light to contest William Hill St Leger

The unbeaten son on Frankel heads the ante-post lists for the world’s oldest Classic Connections of Logician have confirmed the unbeaten colt an intended runner in the William Hill St Leger at Doncaster on Saturday week. The son of Frankel only made his racecourse debut in May, but created a big impression in winning his first three starts – with a […]

Karen Millen to wind down the business

Karen Millen to wind down the business

The Australian arm of UK fashion retailer Karen Millen has entered administration and seven stores will close by the end of September across Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia. Deloitte Australia was appointed administrator on Wednesday. Designer and business owner Karen Millen founded the eponymous mid-to-upmarket women’s fashion brand in 1981. It was launched […]

Wall Street Liked China Data, Hong Kong and BREXIT News

Wall Street Liked China Data, Hong Kong and BREXIT News

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Wall Street’s Key stock indexes bounced Wednesday, after robust economic data from China, easing tensions in Hong Kong and British lawmakers’ approval of a law to delay BREXIT provided some optimism to investors worried about global growth. The Fed’s September Beige Book described overall economic activity as expanding at a […]

President Trump, “Dow Would Be 10,000 Pts Higher Without Trade War”

President Trump, “Dow Would Be 10,000 Pts Higher Without Trade War”

$DIA Wednesday, President Trump said his trade war with China has hurt the performance of the US stock market, but that he had to confront the country’s economic practices. “Let me tell you, if I wanted to do nothing with China, our stock market, our stock market would be 10,000 points higher than it is […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AMZN, $AXNX, $EPD, $GERN, $LULU, $UAA, $W Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Wednesday, as follows: Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) was reiterated as Outperform […]

Scuba Divers Take the Plunge from Luxury Yachts

Scuba Divers Take the Plunge from Luxury Yachts

New Sail & Dive Initiative allows divers to explore the Mergui Archipelago in style KAWTHAUNG, Myanmar (September 4, 2019) – Burma Boating is set to launch monthly cruises around the Mergui Archipelago, combining two of the most sought-after activities in these pristine waters – yachting and scuba diving. The SY Dallinghoo, a 30-meter classic gaff-rigged schooner crafted by […]

Blocked Chinese Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) accounts targeted Beijing critics

Blocked Chinese Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) accounts targeted Beijing critics

Hundreds of Chinese accounts suspended by Twitter were part of a disinformation operation for years targeting critics of China’s ruling Communist Party, Australian researchers have found. After combing through 3.6 million tweets from 940 suspended Twitter accounts, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute said the accounts had conducted “blunt-force influence” campaigns for “at least two years”. […]

Hong Kong leader to withdraw loathed extradition bill: reports

Hong Kong leader to withdraw loathed extradition bill: reports

Hong Kong’s embattled pro-Beijing leader is planning to permanently shelve a loathed extradition bill on Wednesday, local media reported, a potentially major concession to pro-democracy protesters after three months of crippling demonstrations. Carrie Lam, the city’s unelected chief executive, is expected the make the announcement Wednesday afternoon, the South China Morning Post and the HK01 […]

Putin, Modi vow closer ties at Far East economic forum

Putin, Modi vow closer ties at Far East economic forum

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he would boost ties with Moscow as he met President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin’s showcase economic forum in the Russian Far East on Wednesday. Russia has hosted the three-day forum in its Pacific coast city of Vladivostok since 2015 to boost partnerships with Asian countries amid tensions with […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Back Over $10K

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Back Over $10K

Coming out of the Labour Day weekend, the crypto market is looking very green with most of the top 100 coins listed by market cap posting growth in the last 24 hours, according to data fromCoinMarketCap . Bitcoin ( BTC ) has taken the lead with eight percent growth, resulting in a trading price of […]

It’s a Great Year to be an Owner Breeder in Australia

It’s a Great Year to be an Owner Breeder in Australia

While the top end of the market continues to grab the headlines as prices for commercially bred horses skyrocket around the globe there is an outstanding opportunity developing for the owner breeder in Australia. According to our research the number of broodmares has halved in the last 10 years and the prize money and racing […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Up, USD Steady, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Headlines Crude Oil prices recover some, but economic concerns weigh Asia stocks bounce, Chinese lead Gold, silver surge after weak US data compounds slowdown fears USD is being seen as a safe-haven asset Gold: Gold rose more than 1% Tuesday […]

France explores a credit line for Iran

France explores a credit line for Iran

France has proposed to extend to Iran a credit line of US$15 billion for oil “pre-purchases” in exchange for full compliance with the nuclear deal. According to conservative lawmaker Ali Motahari, the plan was negotiated during phone discussions between France’s President Emmanuel Macron and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, and a recent meeting between Macron and Iran’s Foreign […]

Gold Marks Fresh 6.5-year Highs, Miners’ Stocks Rally

Gold Marks Fresh 6.5-year Highs, Miners’ Stocks Rally

$XAU, $GDX, $GLD, $HL, $NEM, $CDE, $AU, $HMY Tuesday, shares of gold miners were broadly higher in afternoon trading, as worries about escalating US-China trade tensions, data showing a surprise contraction in the US manufacturing sector and uncertainty surrounding BREXIT has helped fuel demand for safe-haven gold. The VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF GDX, +1.71% rallied 2.2% with 39 […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Continue with Its Short Model Cycles

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Continue with Its Short Model Cycles

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) says it will continue its quick turnaround of new models in a bid to boost engagement with its customer base. The iconic Italian Supercar manufacturer has, in recent years, sped up the life cycle of its models. For example, the F8 Tributo launched just 4 years after the 488 GTB. Ferrari Middle East […]

Betting Started: President Trump Will Forge China Trade Deal

Betting Started: President Trump Will Forge China Trade Deal

$AUD, $WON, $JPY, $USO, $BAC OK, the US -China not being not having a date-certain schedule for the September trade talks yet, now is a good time for you too to start thinking about betting on a trade deal, as it has begun. “I am still reasonably optimistic,” David Woo, head of global rates and foreign […]

It’s Time for Germany to Step Up

It’s Time for Germany to Step Up

The days in which Germany can afford to be complacent are over. Europe’s largest economy needs to finally accept that it’s too big and important to simply sit on the sidelines. It needs to invest, innovate — and above all, lead. The days of German complacency were nice, but they’re over. They lasted nearly as […]

Bugatti Breaks the 300MPH Barrier

Bugatti Breaks the 300MPH Barrier

THE BUGATTI CHIRON IS THE FIRST NEAR PRODUCTION CAR TO DRIVE FASTER THAN 300 MPH World record for Bugatti. A pre-production vehicle of a Bugatti Chiron derivative is the first hyper sports car to break the magic 300-mile-per-hour barrier (482.80 km/h). At the same time, Bugatti has set a new TÜV-certified speed record with 304.773 […]

Pope Pushing UN Agenda on Climate Change

Pope Pushing UN Agenda on Climate Change

Pope Francis is challenging governments to show the “political will” to take drastic steps to deal with climate change during an upcoming UN summit while encouraging people to abandon dependence on fossil fuels. The climate change agenda of the UN has been brought in to serious question as much of the climate change “science” has […]

Taiji cove: Japan’s controversial dolphin hunt begins

Taiji cove: Japan’s controversial dolphin hunt begins

The dolphins that are captured are either sold into captivity, or slaughtered for their meat. Japan’s controversial annual dolphin hunt has begun in the coastal town of Taiji. The hunting season, which is fiercely criticized by animal rights activists around the world, started on Sunday in the town of Wakyama Prefecture and will continue for […]

Corporate Executives Are Buying Stocks…Are You?

Corporate Executives Are Buying Stocks…Are You?

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX When stock markets declined in August, 1 group of investors showed unshakable confidence, Company insiders. So much that the buy-to-sell ratio of corporate executives in Europe reached its highest mark since December, according to data compiled by 2iQ Research. Such spike in the ratio, 3.3 in August is usually seen […]

U.S. prosecutors are looking into additional instances of alleged technology theft by Huawei

U.S. prosecutors are looking into additional instances of alleged technology theft by Huawei

Portuguese inventor claims Huawei ripped off his design to produce the EnVizion 360 panoramic camera Beleaguered Chinese telecom giant Huawei on Tuesday denied accusations reported in the Wall Street Journal that it stole technology from a Portuguese inventor, accusing him of “taking advantage of the current geopolitical situation.” The US Department of Justice is looking into […]

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) Racks Up Fintech Investments in 2019

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) Racks Up Fintech Investments in 2019

visa, the world’s second-largest card payment organization, has turned to fintech acquisitions, investments and strategic investments to further expand its payments capabilities and reach. At the firm’s Q3’2019 earnings conference call on July 23, Visa’s CEO Alfred F. Kelly, noted the company’s delay in responding to the rise of fintech but stressed that it had […]

Who has the Most Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X)

Who has the Most Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X)

For 5,000 years, gold has proven its status as the ultimate store of value. Today’s investors rush to buy the precious metal at the faintest market uncertainty. Over the past decade, global central banks have joined the gold rush. The volumes of gold gobbled by regulators across the world in 2018 reached the second highest […]

Impressive US Stakes-Winner for No Nay Never

Impressive US Stakes-Winner for No Nay Never

Talented Irish trained filly Yesterdayoncemore (2f No Nay Never x Danehill’s Dream, by Danehill) made a winning first appearance in North America when capturing the $102,106 Del Mar Juvenile Fillies Turf Stakes on Monday. Placed twice in five previous starts in Ireland, the James Stack trained filly had worked well at Del Mar prior to […]

Sands Of Mail on course to defend crown on Champions Day

Sands Of Mail on course to defend crown on Champions Day

Richard Fahey-trained four-year-old returned home sore after the King’s Stand Stakes Sands Of Mali is being prepared to repeat last year’s victory in the QIPCO British Champions Sprint Stakes at Ascotnext month after being absent since the Royal meeting there. Trainer Richard Fahey reported the four-year-old to have recovered from the soreness he suffered when well […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AMBA, $DG, $SMAR, $ULTA, $ZYME Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of stocks analysts have singled out to look at carefully Tuesday, as follows: Ambarella Inc. (NASDAQ:AMBA) Morgan Stanley reiterated it as Overweight […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $GLD, $SLV, $USD, $VXX FlASH: Global Market Uncertainty Means Precious Metals Will Continue To Rise This level of uncertainty in the global markets will prompt a massive move in the precious metals markets as traders and investors continue to put money into precious metals as a means to hedge against fear […]