Survey Shows U.S. Hourly Workforce Has More Power Than Ever

Survey Shows U.S. Hourly Workforce Has More Power Than Ever

EmployBridge is America’s largest industrial staffing firm. Today they released the results of its annual employee opinion survey, which gauges preferences and expectations among U.S. hourly workers. Soliciting 18,505 responses from workers representing the manufacturing and logistics industries across 45 states. “Voice of the Blue-Collar Worker” is believed to be the largest survey ever conducted […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$DVN, $HLIT, $HYRE, $KMI, $ONDK, $OMF, $PFE, $RMBL 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: Devon Energy Corp. (NYSE:DVN) was started […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) just logged its best one-day gain in four years

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) just logged its best one-day gain in four years

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) just logged its best one-day gain in four years Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL, NASDAQ:GOOG), parent of search engine giant Google, may be getting a bit long in the tooth and have lost a step since its earlier days. The fact that Google stock just logged its best one-day gain in four years, however, makes it […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Investors impressed by the social network’s strong growth in revenue and users

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Investors impressed by the social network’s strong growth in revenue and users

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Investors impressed by the social network’s strong growth in revenue and users Shares of Twitter (NYSE: TWTR ) soared last week , following its second-quarter update. Investors were impressed by the social network’s strong growth in revenue and users. Daily active user growth was particularly impressive, as the key user metric saw a 14% year-over-year increase — an […]

United States Oil (USO) rises on expectations of Fed rate cut

United States Oil (USO) rises on expectations of Fed rate cut

United States Oil (USO) rises on expectations of Fed rate cut Oil prices rose on Tuesday, on track to close at a two-week high, on optimism the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this week for the first time in more than 10 years, boosting demand expectations in the world’s biggest oil user. Meanwhile, […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) has pulled back from its record highs despite gains for the energy sector

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) has pulled back from its record highs despite gains for the energy sector

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) has pulled back from its record highs despite gains for the energy sector The Australian sharemarket has pulled back from its record highs despite gains for the energy sector. The benchmark S&P-ASX 200 index finished down 32.5 points to 6,812.6 points on Wednesday, while the all ordinaries closed down 31.6 points […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock is plagued by uncertainty about its ability to turn a profit

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock is plagued by uncertainty about its ability to turn a profit

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock is plagued by uncertainty about its ability to turn a profit Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) investors have endured a bumpy ride over the past few years as the stock rose and fell at the drop of a hat. On one hand, TSLA stock benefited from optimism regarding the public’s growing interest in electric vehicles […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Crypto Criminals Fall Like Dominoes Following US Regulatory Push

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X)  Crypto Criminals Fall Like Dominoes Following US Regulatory Push

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) Crypto Criminals Fall Like Dominoes Following US Regulatory Push Suspicions began to arise that heavy-handed regulation from the United States might be on the way the moment crypto exchange Binance announced it would be barring US-based crypto investors from using its flagship website in favor of ushering them to a US-based platform sans many […]

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

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

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Unch, USD Firm, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Lower Headlines Asian shares at 6-week lows on trade worry Gold prices hold steady ahead of Fed’s rate announcement Crude Oil gains for a 5th day running after US stockpile drop  .DXY held firm Wednesday, as a wait-and-see mood prevailed. […]

Gold After The Fed, There is Comfort in Conflict

Gold After The Fed, There is Comfort in Conflict

$GLD $XAU  FLASH: Gold Bugs are betting there is more to the precious Yellow metal’s rally than interest rates. Gold is on its way to a 3rd straight monthly gainer, trading near 6-year highs as central banks signal easier monetary policy. The Fed is expected to cut U.S. interest rates by a Quarter point Wednesday. […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel ‘Vindicated at Hockenheim”

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel ‘Vindicated at Hockenheim”

$RACE Sunday, Sebastian Vettel had lots to celebrate on the Hockenheim podium. After problems in qualifying meant he had to start last grid, then he raced his way all the way up to 2nd place, with a great climb up the order that had his home fans in the Motodrom on their feet, roaring him […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Reports Next Week

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Reports Next Week

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is expected to deliver a Y-Y increase in earnings on lower revenues when it report s results for Q-2. This widely thought consensus outlook gives a good sense of the company’s earnings picture, but how the actual results compare to these estimates is a powerful factor that could impact its near-term stock price. […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) price action will remain sideways to higher in the near term

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) price action will remain sideways to higher in the near term

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) price action will remain sideways to higher in the near term Gold and silver prices are higher in midday U.S. trading Tuesday. The bulls are still enjoying the solid technical advantage, which suggests price action will remain sideways to higher in the near term. The precious metals bulls are also expecting more […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) continues to look for buyers on short-term dips

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) continues to look for buyers on short-term dips

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) continues to look for buyers on short-term dips The Euro looks likely to be choppy and a bit listless heading into the trading session on Wednesday, as we await the Federal Reserve and its interest rate decision. If we do in fact get an interest rate cut, that should help the Euro […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) forming a higher low pattern from July 24 lows

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) forming a higher low pattern from July 24 lows

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) forming a higher low pattern from July 24 lows Bitcoin Cash is the generally bearish market a nice shed of green today. Besides, BCH the other cryptos subtly in the green are Bitcoin and Monero. With a relative change of +2.57, the price is up 0.87% on Tuesday. It opened the session […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical resistance at the July high of $1,454.40

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical resistance at the July high of $1,454.40

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) solid technical resistance at the July high of $1,454.40 Technically, August gold futures prices closed near the session high. The bulls have the firm overall near-term technical advantage and are keeping in place a two-month-old uptrend on the daily bar chart. Gold bulls’ next upside near-term price breakout objective is to […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) down amid a slew of corporate results and investor anticipation of a Fed rate cut this week

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) down amid a slew of corporate results and investor anticipation of a Fed rate cut this week

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) down amid a slew of corporate results and investor anticipation of a Fed rate cut this week Singapore stocks opened weaker on Tuesday (July 30), with the Straits Times Index heading down 0.06 per cent or 1.89 points to 3,344.50 as at 9.01am, amid a slew of corporate results and investor […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) further downside

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) further downside

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) further downside Over the course of the past week, Sterling has now fallen 2.36% against the Euro and 2.5% against the Dollar as a fresh impulse of selling grips the markets as traders and investors race to find new valuations for the ‘no deal’ Brexit they now assume will occur on […]

Bank of Japan maintains monetary policy tools unchanged, Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) gains

Bank of Japan maintains monetary policy tools unchanged, Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) gains

Bank of Japan maintains monetary policy tools unchanged, Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) gains The Japanese Yen saw cautious gains even though the Bank of Japan left key monetary policy setting tools unchanged in July. The policy balance rate and 10-year government bond yield target held at -0.10% and 0.00% respectively. Meanwhile, the central bank maintained its 80 trillion Yen […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) selling pressure is in reaction to weaker-than-expected domestic economic data

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) selling pressure is in reaction to weaker-than-expected domestic economic data

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) selling pressure is in reaction to weaker-than-expected domestic economic data The Australian Dollar is edging lower against the U.S. Dollar on Tuesday. Some of the selling pressure is in reaction to weaker-than-expected domestic economic data released earlier in the session. Australian Building Approvals came in at -1.2%, below the 0.2% forecast. […]

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) Risk of a Possible Reversal

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) Risk of a Possible Reversal

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) Risk of a Possible Reversal Looking at the daily chart, we notice on Friday USDCAD failed to close above the low end of current trading zone 1.3166 – 1.3224. Yesterday, the price repeated its failure to close above the low-end emphasizing buyer’s weakness to keep rallying the price. Hence, another close […]

DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) breaking lower after shallow recovery

DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) breaking lower after shallow recovery

DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) breaking lower after shallow recovery The DAX looked at risk given the shallow nature of its recovery, and so that is how it is playing out, with sharp declines returning to mimic the sell-off from last Thursday. The break below the 200-hour simple moving average (SMA), coupled with the 12,383 swing low provides the bearish breakdown confirmation signal. […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) ekes out a gain, as main board turnover slips to a week low

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) ekes out a gain, as main board turnover slips to a week low

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) ekes out a gain, as main board turnover slips to a week low The blue chip index recovered some lost ground from the previous session, edging up 0.1 per cent at 28,146.5. But main board turnover dropped 10 per cent to HK$61.7 billion, its lowest in a week. On Monday, […]

New Zealand Dollar: NZD/USD (NZD=X) major players on the sidelines ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve policy announcement and interest rate decision

New Zealand Dollar: NZD/USD (NZD=X) major players on the sidelines ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve policy announcement and interest rate decision

New Zealand Dollar: NZD/USD (NZD=X) major players on the sidelines ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve policy announcement and interest rate decision The New Zealand Dollar is trading in a tight range against the U.S. Dollar for a second straight session on Tuesday. With most of the major players on the sidelines ahead of the […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) hits new all-time high

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) hits new all-time high

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) hits new all-time high The Australian share market’s benchmark index has hit an all-time high after the S&P/ASX200 broke through the record mark last reached more than 11 years ago. The index surged past its November 1, 2007 high of 6,851.5 points at 1009 AEST on Tuesday and peaked 20 minutes […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) shares end higher

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) shares end higher

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) shares end higher Major Chinese stock indices ended higher Tuesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.39 percent to 2,952.34 points. The Shenzhen Component Index closed 0.48 percent higher at 9,399.1 points. The combined turnover of stocks on the two exchanges stood at 384.24 billion yuan (about 55.8 billion […]

Mark Zuckerberg Takes a Shot at the Fed’s Relevance

Mark Zuckerberg Takes a Shot at the Fed’s Relevance

$FB, $USO, $XAU, $XAG, $USD, $JPY, $EUR President Trump gives his voice to increasingly public impatience with what we analysts call macro-economics. The Fed targets 2% inflation as a compromise between accomplishing strong growth and stable prices. Since the Y 2008 financial crisis, whether unemployment was 10% or less than 4%, no matter how high or low […]

US Consumer Confidence Spikes in July

US Consumer Confidence Spikes in July

American consumer confidence rebounded this month to the highest mark since November after slumping in June. The Conference Board, a business research group, said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index rose to 135.7 in July from 124.3 in June. The bounce back from last month’s fall was much stronger than economists expected. The index measures consumers’ assessment […]

First Female NFL Coach In The Industry Backs Caribu

First Female NFL Coach In The Industry Backs Caribu

As NFL players head to training camp this week, another touchdown is happening off the field. Caribu is an interactive video-calling platform that allows families to read and draw together long-distance. It secures its second investment from an NFL all-star, Dr. Jen Welter. Who is the first female NFL coach (Arizona Cardinals) and Founder of Grrrridiron Girls […]

Companies Coming Together To Support Kids Nutrition

Companies Coming Together To Support Kids Nutrition

Orgain, makers of high-quality, doctor-developed delicious clean nutrition products, is pleased to join Whole Foods Market. In an effort to improve children’s nutrition as a core sponsor of Whole Kids Foundation’s Growing Healthy Kids Campaign. Orgain will contribute five percent of product sales – up to $50,000 – of their Kids Protein Organic Nutrition Shakes. All to […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$BUD, $AAPL, $CMG, $KO, $DELL, $EARN, $GILD 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: Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A./NV (NYSE:BUD) was raised to […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) notches meager gains

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) notches meager gains

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) notches meager gains Stock indexes finished mixed on Monday, with declines in the financials and communication-discretionary sector preventing the S&P 500 and Nasdaq from scoring fresh record closes. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.11% closed 28.90 points, or 0.1%, higher at 27,221, the S&P 500 index SPX, -0.16% finished […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) One-Day Shipping Is Already Having a Big Impact

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) One-Day Shipping Is Already Having a Big Impact

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) One-Day Shipping Is Already Having a Big Impact Back in April, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) CFO Brian Olsavsky announced the company’s plans to shift its Prime shipping program from two-day shipping to one-day shipping. By the start of June, Amazon could ensure one-day delivery on 10 million items nationwide. At the time, Olsavsky warned the company was investing an […]

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) $104 target price

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) $104 target price

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) $104 target price Shares of PayPal Holdings Inc. PYPL, -3.50% are down 1.5% in premarket trading Monday after Guggenheim’s Jeff Cantwell downgraded the stock to sell from neutral, setting a $104 target price. “We believe shares of PayPal will begin underperforming as investors increasingly contemplate 2020,” he wrote. “We see meaningful […]

Tratok deploys a new blockchain ecosystem, reinforcing the UAE’s position as a tourist superpower

Tratok deploys a new blockchain ecosystem, reinforcing the UAE’s position as a tourist superpower

The UAE’s position as a tourist superpower is about to receive a further boost thanks to Tratok, a Dubai-based blockchain-powered token that seeks to give the tourism sector a competitiveness overhaul by increasing profitability and cutting costs. With the elimination of fraud, huge commissions and transaction costs, Tratok creates an ecosystem that can give service providers up […]

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) preparing to cut hundreds of jobs

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) preparing to cut hundreds of jobs

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) preparing to cut hundreds of jobs Citigroup Inc. is preparing to cut hundreds of jobs in its trading division — stark new evidence that an industrywide slump in revenue this year may be more permanent than the tweets and policy moves rattling clients. The New York-based bank plans to slash jobs across its […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) trading above the volatile price range of $36.02 to $38.73

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) trading above the volatile price range of $36.02 to $38.73

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) trading above the volatile price range of $36.02 to $38.73 Twitter, Inc. TWTR was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise nearly 9% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This breaks the recent […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) maintaining its lead in the e-commerce market

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) maintaining its lead in the e-commerce market

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) maintaining its lead in the e-commerce market Alibaba’s marketplaces currently control 55.9% of China’s e-commerce market, according to eMarketer. Its closest rival, JD.com (NASDAQ: JD), claims a 16.7% slice. Alibaba maintains that lead with four major marketplaces: its consumer-to-consumer platform Taobao, its business-to-consumer platform Tmall, its business-to-business platform Alibaba.com, and its overseas platform […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) one step away from testing $6,700 as support

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) one step away from testing $6,700 as support

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) one step away from testing $6,700 as support Bitcoin is one step away from testing $6,700 as support, according to prominent analyst DonAlt. The crypto trader on Monday measured the current bitcoin bias on a three-day timeframe, believing it gave better clarity about the cryptocurrency’s expected price behavior. He noted that bitcoin earlier […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) energy storage segment is growing rapidly

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) energy storage segment is growing rapidly

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) energy storage segment is growing rapidly Tesla’s energy storage segment is growing rapidly. In Q2, it deployed 415 megawatt-hours of energy storage capacity, up 81% year over year. In addition, management said its residential energy storage solution, called a Powerwall, is now installed at over 50,000 different locations. Zooming out beyond a single […]

The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) 737 Max project flawed

The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) 737 Max project flawed

The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) 737 Max project flawed One of the engineers who helped design the aircraft involved in two fatal crashes has told the BBC: “My family won’t fly on a 737 Max.” Adam Dickson worked at Boeing for more than 30 years and led a team of engineers working on the 737 Max. He told the Panorama programme that production […]

United States Oil (USO) traders will closely await updates on both the trade front and Fed policy

United States Oil (USO) traders will closely await updates on both the trade front and Fed policy

United States Oil (USO) traders will closely await updates on both the trade front and Fed policy Oil futures ended higher Monday, with analysts tying support to the planned resumption of trade talks between the U.S. and China as well as expectations the Federal Reserve will deliver a rate cut when it concludes its policy […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) retreats from record ahead of Fed meeting

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) retreats from record ahead of Fed meeting

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) retreats from record ahead of Fed meeting Stocks finished mixed Monday, with declines in financials and communication-discretionary sectors preventing the S&P 500 and Nasdaq from scoring fresh record closes. How did major benchmarks fare? The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.11% gained 28.90 points, 0.1%, at 27,221.35, while the S&P 500 index […]

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has acquired BlueTalon

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has acquired BlueTalon

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has acquired BlueTalon Microsoft said Monday that it has acquired BlueTalon, a start-up whose software can prevent people from accessing certain high-value data that companies keep. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. Over time, the acquisition could help Microsoft’s campaign to get companies feeling more comfortable with the idea of keeping sensitive data in […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) says in the risk factors section of its latest quarterly report that it can’t guarantee Libra “will be made available in a timely manner, or at all

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) says in the risk factors section of its latest quarterly report that it can’t guarantee Libra “will be made available in a timely manner, or at all

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) says in the risk factors section of its latest quarterly report that it can’t guarantee Libra “will be made available in a timely manner, or at all Facebook reminded investors in its latest quarterly report that while it expects to launch its Libra digital currency in 2020, a number of factors could keep that from happening. In […]

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

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

$GLD, $SLV, $USO, $OIL, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOY, $USD FLASH: Gold Down, USD Up, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Higher Headlines Asia stocks gain ahead of Fed, GBP pressured by BREXIT uncertainty, Crude Oil prices rise on expectations Fed will cut rates, Gold slips as USD climbs. Gold: Gold prices dipped Tuesday as USD rose to 2-month highs, while […]

F1: Vettel to Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)Fans, “Our day will come.”

F1: Vettel to Ferrari (NYSE:RACE)Fans, “Our day will come.”

$RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) lead shoe, Sebastian Vettel, is confident his thrilling drive from last to 2nd position at the German Grand Prix can help trigger a turnaround in Ferrari’s season. Ferrari had looked set for another disappointment Saturday when Mr. Vettel’s turbo saw some trouble ahead of Qualifying. But Mr. Vettel was a Star performer in Sunday’s Wet & […]

Gold is ‘The Defense’ Vs Falling USD and Recession

Gold is ‘The Defense’ Vs Falling USD and Recession

$GLD, $GDX, $XAU, $USD FLASH: Gold is in Vogue while this new fresh wave of monetary easing blows a bubble in risk assets, aka “always take what the market gives” Note: On 26 July, the European Central Bank (ECB) made an announcement that could have an impact of future gold prices. According to Reuters, European […]

Europe’s Casual Dining To Reach $17 Billion In Revenue

Europe’s Casual Dining To Reach $17 Billion In Revenue

A lot of the growth and innovation is being fueled in the fast and casual dining market by small and regional chains. Similar to the relationship between the Instagram generation and strong marketing of small brands. This has shifted expectations around restaurant designs, ingredient sourcing, services, and food. Europe has demonstrated high potential for casual dining […]

Petco Continues To Value Pet Health and Wellness

Petco Continues To Value Pet Health and Wellness

Petco today announced the launch of the Petco Pet Wellness Council (PPWC). An independent coalition of leading experts in veterinary science and animal care. Who will inform both company – and industry-wide education and evolution in support of overall pet health and wellness. The inaugural meeting of the Petco Pet Wellness Council is taking place […]

Miss International 2019 – Ava Hill of North Dakota

Miss International 2019 – Ava Hill of North Dakota

Miss North Dakota International, Ava Hill, 22, of Kindred, N.D., was crowned Miss International 2019, Saturday, July 27 at the Annual Miss International Pageant held in Charleston, W.Va.  The three-hour event took place at The Clay Center, featuring more than 30 contestants from around the world competing in four categories, including interview, fitness-wear, fun fashion and evening gown. The International […]

College Entrance Helper – BenefitFocus

College Entrance Helper – BenefitFocus

Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a leading cloud-based benefits management platform and services provider, highlighted today its ongoing commitment to market-leading benefits that appeal to a multi-generational, diverse workforce and offer employees financial security. Through its BenefitsPlace® platform, Benefitfocus has partnered with several leading specialty benefit suppliers – CommonBond for Business™, Gradvisor and MyKlovr – who offer assistance to […]

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) ends lower on cautious sentiment

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) ends lower on cautious sentiment

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (.KLSE) ends lower on cautious sentiment Shares on Bursa Malaysia extended the earlier downtrend to close lower today as investors’ risk appetite was weighed down by cautious market sentiment, dealers said. At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) eased 5.27 points to 1,642.69 from Friday’s close of 1,647.96. The […]

Cruising Italy’s Coasts

Cruising Italy’s Coasts

Italy, with its 7500 km (4,660 mi) of coastline, practically overflowing with indentations, gulfs and coves, natural landfalls and touristic ports, stands out as a cruise destination, and is one of the primary cruise departure points in Europe. Ever higher numbers of tourists are choosing a cruise as an all-inclusive vacation that combines fun, relaxation, culture, and the […]

Healthcare In India On The Rise

Healthcare In India On The Rise

The MedTechConnect All Partner Workshop brought together 40 leaders. From industry, government, healthcare providers, foundations, NGOs, and start-ups. To create a roadmap for the last mile delivery of medical technologies. Workshop attendees included representatives from: GE Healthcare, GenWorks, Tata Trusts, LV Prasad Eye Institute, T-Hub, Pathfinder International, Public Health Foundation of India, Social Alpha, the Centre […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) considered bearish in the immediate short-term

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) considered bearish in the immediate short-term

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) considered bearish in the immediate short-term BTC can be considered bearish in the immediate short-term as long as prices are trending below the 50-period MA. The cryptocurrency is now into its sixth day of consolidation below that key line and, the longer prices continue to trend at these levels, the greater the […]

DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) gradually regaining ground after sharp decline

DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) gradually regaining ground after sharp decline

DAX PERFORMANCE-INDEX (.GDAXI) gradually regaining ground after sharp decline The DAX has been gaining ground after a sharp decline into the 76.4% Fibonacci support level. There is a risk that this rally could falter given the slow ascent we are currently seeing. However, a significant bearish picture would require a break below 12,193, which would complete a […]

Indonesian Blockchain Spreads To Government Involvement

Indonesian Blockchain Spreads To Government Involvement

Dignitaries from Batam and the Indonesian Government met at the Fullerton Hotel with dClinic. To sign what is arguably the largest Blockchain project for the Southeast Asian region. A $140 million USD contract which will greatly influence the role Blockchain will play in Healthcare. Especially for providers and consumers. dClinic has engaged Deloitte & Touche Financial […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) BOJ is expected to leave its benchmark interest rate unchanged

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) BOJ is expected to leave its benchmark interest rate unchanged

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) BOJ is expected to leave its benchmark interest rate unchanged The Dollar/Yen rallied last week to its highest level since July 10 as investors pared expectations for aggressive Federal Reserve interest rate cuts. The price action was also driven by a widening of the spread between U.S. Government bond yields and […]

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) surged to its highest in nearly a year

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) surged to its highest in nearly a year

UK FTSE 100 (.FTSE) surged to its highest in nearly a year Britain’s FTSE 100 surged to its highest in nearly a year on Monday, as shares of Just Eat and London Stock Exchange rallied on deal-related news, while exporter stocks benefited from a weaker pound amid heightened ‘no-deal’ Brexit fears. The main index .FTSE shot up […]

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) forming a rising wedge trading pattern

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) forming a rising wedge trading pattern

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) forming a rising wedge trading pattern The USD/CAD pair marked the daily opening on Monday near 1.3170 level with a Doji Candlestick formation, generating a trend reversal price action. However, the bears could drag the Loonie pair only up to 1.3158 level. From there, the bulls grabbed the opportunity to uplift the pair, making it […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Relief Rally Short-Lived

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Relief Rally Short-Lived

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Relief Rally Short-Lived Last week, GBP/USD rose after the announcement of UK’s new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. Perhaps this can be attributed to a ‘buy the rumor, sell the news’ type of analogy as Johnson’s election has largely increased fears of a no-deal Brexit. The relief rally was short-lived and the markets are […]

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) market awaits the Federal Reserve decision

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) market awaits the Federal Reserve decision

Silver 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) market awaits the Federal Reserve decision Silver markets went back and forth during the trading session on Monday as we continue to tread water just below the $16.50 level. That is an area that of course is significant resistance, as the market does tend to move in $0.25 and $0.50 […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) U.S.-China trade talks are set to resume

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) U.S.-China trade talks are set to resume

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) U.S.-China trade talks are set to resume Stocks in Asia mostly slipped on Monday as investors awaited the resumption of U.S.-China negotiations in Beijing this week amid low expectations for a major breakthrough. Shares in mainland China were mixed on the day, the Shanghai composite slipped 0.12% to 2,941.01, […]

New Zealand Dollar: NZD/USD (NZD=X) no immediate barrier that could hinder the pair’s movement

New Zealand Dollar: NZD/USD (NZD=X) no immediate barrier that could hinder the pair’s movement

New Zealand Dollar: NZD/USD (NZD=X) no immediate barrier that could hinder the pair’s movement The New Zealand Dollar has been pressured south against the US Dollar by the 50-hour simple moving average since July 22. The currency pair breached the monthly pivot point at 0.6643 on Friday. Given that there is no immediate barrier that […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) share market breached its record closing high

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) share market breached its record closing high

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) share market breached its record closing high The Australian share market breached its record closing high, set before the global financial crisis (GFC) smashed stock values. However, the ASX 200 was unable to sustain its new record for very long. The benchmark index closed 0.5 per cent higher at 6,825.8 — […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) now looks like it is going to make a serious play to break down below the 0.69 handle

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) now looks like it is going to make a serious play to break down below the 0.69 handle

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) now looks like it is going to make a serious play to break down below the 0.69 handle The Australian dollar has tried to rally during the trading session on Monday but gave back most of the gains early in trading and now looks like it is going to make a serious […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors hold low expectations that U.S. and Chinese negotiators meeting

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors hold low expectations that U.S. and Chinese negotiators meeting

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) investors hold low expectations that U.S. and Chinese negotiators meeting China stocks slipped in thin trading on Monday as investors held low expectations that U.S. and Chinese negotiators meeting in Shanghai will bring a swift end to a damaging tariff war and soft data has fuelled concerns over an economic […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) remained under pressure against a strengthening USD

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) remained under pressure against a strengthening USD

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) remained under pressure against a strengthening USD There was plenty of volatility to start the week as FX markets showed an unusual amount of movement. Japanese retail sales beat expectations, but the Nikkei 225 was not impressed, falling 0.6%, while the JPY gained in a noticeably risk-off period of trade. Cryptocurrency markets […]

Diesel Ban Spreads In Germany

Diesel Ban Spreads In Germany

German cities across the country have put diesel bans in place to combat fossil fuel pollution. This prevents vehicles with diesel engines from operating on certain roadways. Since diesel trucks are necessary for carrying goods, this desperate attempt to save the environment strays close to deindustrialization. Cheap, renewable energy is needed to keep supply lines […]

AT&T Communications For Department Of Justice

AT&T Communications For Department Of Justice

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) selected AT&T* to help improve its mission performance with modernized technology. The work – awarded via Task Order through the General Services Administration’s (GSA). Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS). Technology procurement program – is valued at approximately $984 million over 15 years. Through this award, the DOJ will transition to a different […]

Electric Buses Are Now In The Transportation Scene

Electric Buses Are Now In The Transportation Scene

Nova Bus is a leading North American transit bus manufacturer. They are proud to announce a new order for two fully electric Nova Bus LFSe vehicles by the City of Brampton. This is a part of the Canadian Consortium for Urban Transportation Research and Innovation (CUTRIC) Canada-wide Interchangeability Project. The announcement completes the first phase of this ambitious […]

Tencent Cloud helps Chinese Games enter the world stage by providing game development and operation solutions

Tencent Cloud helps Chinese Games enter the world stage by providing game development and operation solutions

Tencent’s global cloud services and innovative technological solutions have helped games to prosper in the global market, including Youzu’s Game of Thrones: Winter is Coming (web version), U.LU’s ARKA, and Zilong’s Laplace M. Resources and technical support: ensuring the quality of gaming experience Game of Thrones: Winter is Coming (Web Version), as one of the most […]

How Dirty Water Up The Nose Can Kill You

How Dirty Water Up The Nose Can Kill You

A brain-eating amoeba killed a man earlier this week. The man’s death came days after visiting a water park in Cumberland County, North Carolina, where he was infected with Naegleria fowleri. In the five decades between 1962 and 2018, only 145 people have been infected by this single-cell organism in the U.S. According to The New York Times, only […]

New Resort Unveils Getaway Focused on Fostering Quality Family Time

New Resort Unveils Getaway Focused on Fostering Quality Family Time

HO TRAM, Vietnam (July 29, 2019) – Five-star Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort has launched a package to reconnect family, rolling out recreational pursuits ranging from lantern-making and conical hat painting to pool parties, an outdoor cinema and “Family Olympics” games. The “Family Forever” getaway is on offer at the 17-hectare beachfront resort’s two-, three- […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$AMZN, $BAC, $C, $CMCSA, $GS, $HAS, $SBUX, $WWE 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 Monday, as follows: Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN): Analysts reiterated AMZN […]

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) posted another strong quarter

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) posted another strong quarter

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) posted another strong quarter A year ago, the outlook for Starbucks Corp. seemed as flat as a day-old latte. The giant coffee chain’s stock essentially had been dead money for three years running, trading around $52 a share just as it had in mid-2015, as investors saw little to cheer about. Starbucks’ […]

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) new offices will draw on the old while ushering in the new

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) new offices will draw on the old while ushering in the new

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) new offices will draw on the old while ushering in the new For Microsoft to maintain its trillion-dollar valuation, keeping employees happy is crucial. That’s especially true around Seattle, home to Amazon, big Google and Apple operations and a burgeoning start-up scene. With talent in such high demand, Microsoft is in the […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Stock Soars

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Stock Soars

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Stock Soars Shares of Google parent Alphabet also soared when the online search giant reported its second-quarter results. Constant-currency revenue jumped 22% year over year — an acceleration from 19% growth in Q1. Revenue in Q2 was $38.94 billion, easily beating analysts’ average forecast for revenue of $38.15 billion. While some of this growth […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) await earnings season and the Wednesday FOMC meeting

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) await earnings season and the Wednesday FOMC meeting

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) await earnings season and the Wednesday FOMC meeting The three large-cap US equity markets will roll into the week near record highs following a string of strong earnings from some of the country’s largest companies. Earnings season will continue next week with the final FAANG member, Apple (AAPL) due to report on […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) will report fiscal third-quarter earnings on Tuesday after the market close

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) will report fiscal third-quarter earnings on Tuesday after the market close

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) will report fiscal third-quarter earnings on Tuesday after the market close Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) will report fiscal third-quarter earnings on Tuesday after the market close. The maker of iPhones is expected to record $2.09 a share in profit on sales of $53.35 billion, according to analysts’ consensus forecast. The tech giant is struggling […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) price plunges towards the mid-term ascending trend line

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) price plunges towards the mid-term ascending trend line

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) price plunges towards the mid-term ascending trend line The 6% quick drop in Bitcoin’s price has made the market to record a 24-hour low of $9296 on Bitfinex after trading around the $10200 early yesterday. Meanwhile, the bear surge has now positioned the market in a squeeze, causing the market to remain […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) $1900 seems like a reasonable support level

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) $1900 seems like a reasonable support level

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) $1900 seems like a reasonable support level Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) was down about 1.5% today, and I expect that it shall continue to fall further. $1900 seems like a reasonable support level, but I think investors have something more to worry about then revenue growth, and that is margin compression. AWS was the […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) cash flow improves, but is it sustainable?

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) cash flow improves, but is it sustainable?

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) cash flow improves, but is it sustainable? While Tesla lost a ton of money last quarter, it did generate $614 million of free cash flow. That was a nice turnaround from the first quarter, when it burned through more than $900 million. The return to positive cash flow wasn’t very surprising. Tesla […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) shares are trailing the S&P 500 and Nasdaq since Trump attacked the “Zuck-Buck.”

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) shares are trailing the S&P 500 and Nasdaq since Trump attacked the “Zuck-Buck.”

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) shares are trailing the S&P 500 and Nasdaq since Trump attacked the “Zuck-Buck” In the age of Trump, all it takes is a single tweet to move the stock market. And the president may have done just that when he launched a tripartite attack on Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency. Facebook Stock Can’t Shake […]

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 Up, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Lower Headlines Crude Oil falls on growth outlook concerns and positive news on Iran A Fed interest rate cut a certainty Asian shares drift lower, trade talks loom Gold rises as markets awaits Fed meeting Gold: Gold prices gained Monday […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Starts Last at Hockenheim, Finishes 2nd in the Season’s Most Exciting Grand Prix

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Starts Last at Hockenheim, Finishes 2nd in the Season’s Most Exciting Grand Prix

$RACE Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen won the German Grand Prix that has Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel race from last of the grid to a landmark 2nd and a step on the podium. Mr. Verstappen claimed his 2nd win of the season in some of the most exciting racing of the season, much of it […]

Box Office: ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Debuts at $40-M, ‘Lion King’ Headed to $1-B

Box Office: ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Debuts at $40-M, ‘Lion King’ Headed to $1-B

$DIS, $SNE, $VIA Set in the Summer and Winter of Y 1969, this homage to Hollywood marked a career-best opening for Quentin Tarantino, as family friendly, ‘Lion King’ nears $1-B globally. Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood successfully proved adult films can play well Vs children’s by posting $40-M at the North American box […]

Thomson Reuters and Blackstone in Discussions with London Stock Exchange Group Regarding the Refinitiv Business

Thomson Reuters and Blackstone in Discussions with London Stock Exchange Group Regarding the Refinitiv Business

Thomson Reuters (TSX/NYSE: TRI) confirms that it and private equity funds affiliated with Blackstone are in discussions related to a possible acquisition of Refinitiv by the London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSEG) for a total enterprise value of approximately US$27 billion. New LSEG shares are contemplated to be issued as consideration in full for Refinitiv’s […]

Blockchain copyright under the DCI certification

Blockchain copyright under the DCI certification

The copyright certificate is not just a paper certificate. Its revolutionary change is popularized with the development of blockchain technology. The Internet has brought convenience to copyright protection, but it still has many uncertain factors. The tamper-resistance characteristics of blockchain have made the industry see new hopes, and copyright industry practitioners say: “Fortunately, the ‘time […]

Aegis Custody Receives License in Hong Kong: Digital Asset Financial Services Take a Step Forward

Aegis Custody Receives License in Hong Kong: Digital Asset Financial Services Take a Step Forward

Aegis Custody Company Limited (“Aegis Custody”) is pleased to announce that it has been granted a license as a Trust Company for its digital asset custody business by the Hong Kong Companies Registry of Trust and Company Services Providers. Aegis Custody is a digital asset financial services company headquartered in San Francisco, CA, backed by global […]

Critically Endangered – Sharks

Critically Endangered – Sharks

The Reason Sharks Are Endangered The new IUCN Red List assessments classified all but one of the 16 warm-water flat shark species as Critically Endangered. With declines of more than 80 percent over the past 30 to 45 years, due primarily to overfishing. The updated assessments and peer-reviewed research comes four months after the IUCN announced an […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to open up after a record-breaking week

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to open up after a record-breaking week

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to open up after a record-breaking week Australian shares are set to open up after a record-breaking week on markets and as a big US Federal Reserve decision is set to come. SPI futures were up 19 points to 6750. The Australian dollar was down 0.6 per cent to 69.08 […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) STAR Board’s hot debut fizzles as market strategists advise caution going forward

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) STAR Board’s hot debut fizzles as market strategists advise caution going forward

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) STAR Board’s hot debut fizzles as market strategists advise caution going forward China last week debuted another stock exchange—the STAR Board—in a bid to drum up enthusiasm in its equity markets. The new stock venue was first announced by Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping last year in hopes of attracting […]

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) forming a corrective pattern

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) forming a corrective pattern

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) forming a corrective pattern USD/CAD’s rebound and break of 1.3143 resistance last week suggests short term bottoming at 1.3016. That case after failing to sustain below 1.3052/68 key support zone. Initial bias stays on the upside this week for 55 day EMA (now at 1.3212). Sustained break there would pave the […]

XRP: USD/XRP (XRP=) Bulls Fail to Break Above a Key Moving Average

XRP: USD/XRP (XRP=) Bulls Fail to Break Above a Key Moving Average

XRP: USD/XRP (XRP=) Bulls Fail to Break Above a Key Moving Average Blockchain is altering the way payments are done. Introducing speed, efficiency, and slashing costs, countless applications can be built on top of this distributed ledger. Ripple is one of the many companies that is taking on traditional behemoths by leveraging on the transparency of blockchain. […]

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