Gold: Investment Strategy

Gold: Investment Strategy

$XAU, $GLD, $GOLD, $NEM, $USD Emerging markets have/are adding to gold holdings, undeterred by prices near their highest levels in more than 6 years, as countries such as Russia and China diversify their Fx reserves, a trend we believe that is likely to continue. Central bank buying is important to the supply/demand dynamic for the […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$XAU, $XAG Special Report: Gold, How To… With gold prices up about 20% YTD signs of a global growth slowdown and geopolitical tensions, precious metals are getting a close look from investors seeking insurance for their individual retirement accounts. That is real, physical gold and silver coins or bars, not the precious-metals ETF’s or mining-company […]

Investors are “Going for the Gold”

Investors are “Going for the Gold”

$XAU $GLD $GDX, $GOLD, $NEM, $USD Investor doubts about the economic outlook and especially a Dovish Fed drove a gold price run in 1-H of Y 2019, sparking  burst of interest in gold investing and gold stocks. The escalating China trade dispute has provided the fuel since 1 August, and a day earlier, the Fed […]

Digital tax deal in works but key questions ‘outstanding’: OECD

Digital tax deal in works but key questions ‘outstanding’: OECD

G7 leaders announced at their Biarritz summit meeting this week a pledge to update international tax rules, in particular with regards to technology giants whose operations span the globe, by next year. For Pascal Saint-Amans, who is leading the negotiations as head of tax policy at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), progress […]

Money Matters: Survey Finds Workers Are Scrutinizing Salaries; Feelings Split On Pay Satisfaction

Money Matters: Survey Finds Workers Are Scrutinizing Salaries; Feelings Split On Pay Satisfaction

U.S. employees are putting in more work when it comes to knowing their worth, according to new research from global staffing firm Robert Half. The studies revealed that 82% of professionals feel well-informed about what they should be making in their current position, and 73% say they’ve checked their salary against market rates through online […]

So You Want to Be a Successful Stock Trader, Well This is What it Takes

So You Want to Be a Successful Stock Trader, Well This is What it Takes

For those of you serious about trading for a living, the following is a list of characteristics found in every highly successful trader. Realize that 1% of the people who play this game take 99% of the profits. That means 99% of people who call themselves “traders” are giving over all their money to the […]

NJF Capital: The Rise of the Eurocorn: Europe’s Billion-dollar Businesses

NJF Capital: The Rise of the Eurocorn: Europe’s Billion-dollar Businesses

Europe’s tech ecosystem is becoming a worthy rival to the US thanks to a recent boom in tech and start-up entrepreneurship. Investors such as NJF Capital are seizing the opportunity to work with these exciting new disruptors. We often think of unicorn companies as a Silicon Valley phenomenon, but in 2018 alone, 17 European companies […]

Investment Strategy: Buy US Stocks on the Dip

Investment Strategy: Buy US Stocks on the Dip

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FlASH: The implied likelihood for a 50-bpts rate cut at the September FOMC meeting climbed to 23.5% Vs 1.5%. Friday, according to the CME FedWatch Tool. Expectations for the Fed to step up its easing efforts amid increased risks to the economic outlook expounded the flight-to-safety in gold and US […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Last week the market was in consolidation mode and tested the 50-Day MA’s and bounced and… Employment report showed solid jobs growth in July Major averages found buying support at 50-Day MAs INDUSTRY WATCH Strong: Real Estate, Utilities, Consumer Staples Weak: Information Technology, Energy, Materials The CBOE Volatility Index has […]

Developing an investment strategy

Developing an investment strategy

The best thing about investing strategies is that they’re flexible. If you choose one and it doesn’t suit your risk tolerance or schedule, you can certainly make changes. But be forewarned: doing so can be expensive. Every purchase carries a fee. More importantly, selling assets can create a realized capital gain. These gains are taxable and therefore […]

Pipeliner CRM and Act-On Software Announce Partnership and Native Integration

Pipeliner CRM and Act-On Software Announce Partnership and Native Integration

Pipeliner, the leading CRM provider known for its dynamic and visual platform today announced a new partnership and native integration with Act-On Software, the leading Adaptive Marketing provider that drives personalized and purposeful multi-channel marketing. The native integration between Pipeliner CRM and Act-On’s marketing automation platform enables businesses to align sales and marketing, ensure better lead […]

EY and Thomson Reuters bring together ONESOURCE process automation with EY Tax Technology and Transformation services

EY and Thomson Reuters bring together ONESOURCE process automation with EY Tax Technology and Transformation services

Alliance will help businesses address the challenges of multijurisdictional tax operations, by providing leading-edge, digitally enabled tax services \ Ernst & Young LLP (EY) and Thomson Reuters today announce a strategic alliance that brings together Thomson Reuters ONESOURCE global tax technology with EY Tax Technology and Transformation (TTT) services. Through the alliance, EY and Thomson Reuters will bring […]

Investing in Gold, We Like Miners and Royalty Streamers

Investing in Gold, We Like Miners and Royalty Streamers

$XAU, $XAG, $GLD, $SLV, $GOLD, $MTAFF For millennia man has looked at gold as a store is value. And now when the economy is questionable and when the stock market is volatile, many investors turn to gold as a safe-haven and portfolio insurance. So, if gold is on your mind now, check your goals and long-term […]

Gold Trading By the Experts

Gold Trading By the Experts

$GLD, $XAU, $USD FLASH: Expert traders use a combination of technical analysis, sentiment analysis and fundamental analysis to determine the future price of gold. The experts gold traders use several technical, fundamental and sentiment indicators to determine the future direction of the yellow metal. Gold is viewed as both a commodity and a currency. Gold […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Hedging Bets on This Aristocrat

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Hedging Bets on This Aristocrat

$RACE The Big Q: Is Ferrari ready for a Pit Stop? The Big A: Recently, Seeking Alpha contributor Taylor Dart argued that Ferrari (RACE) was “due for a pit stop.” Although Mr. Dart saw the possibility of Ferrari making new highs over the next 12 to 18 months, he wrote that the stock was “priced […]

The Future is in Asia

The Future is in Asia

Global-strategy adviser Parag Khanna describes the ways that the world economy is increasingly Asia-centric and will be moving even more swiftly in that direction. Here’s why More than 50% of the world’s population lives in Asia, where economies are growing quickly and becoming increasingly interconnected in culture, business, and trade. In this piece Parag Khanna, […]

Small-Cap, Low-Priced Stocks Can Be Extremely Rewarding

Small-Cap, Low-Priced Stocks Can Be Extremely Rewarding

$NDAQ, $BRK.A, $BRK.B, $CIIT, $YBAO FLASH: Think Big with Small Cap Stocks! We here at HeffX-LTN often feature small-cap and low price stocks, when we do we fully evaluate risk/reward and have done a full due diligence review. Currently we are focused on small-cap and low priced stocks under $5/share that trade on the OTC […]

It Is Never Too Late to Start a Business

It Is Never Too Late to Start a Business

Entrepreneurship may seem like a young person’s game, not True! When we are young, in the US we have the freedom to fail and more time to recover from unsuccessful ventures. But, as we grow older, many tend to become more risk averse. Now, though, there are several reasons people can/should consider starting a small […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Earnings Monday This week more earnings, while the economic data slows a bit. Good breaks higher that held for the indices and many stocks within. The Key will be if new money comes in to extend the rally. Semi’s are back in leadership, this is a huge Northside indicator. China […]

Volatile Markets are Opportunities for Savvy Participants

Volatile Markets are Opportunities for Savvy Participants

Volatile Markets are Opportunities for Savvy Participants $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Some investors get scared when the stock market falls, but there is always the other side of that action. When selling happens, stocks are on sale. The recent Southside action can provide opportunities that investors have not seen for a while. The Key […]

Options Traders Setup for More Volatile Market Action 

Options Traders Setup for More Volatile Market Action 

Options Traders Setup for More Volatile Market Action $VXX, $CBOE, $SPY For the 2nd time this year, volatility has come back into the markets, and traders in the stock options market are betting ongoing market gyrations are not about to let up any time soon. People are betting action could come from either direction. This […]

As Market Corrects, Huge Opportunities Come to Light

As Market Corrects, Huge Opportunities Come to Light

As Market Corrects, Huge Opportunities Come to Light $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX This Bull market correction is/will yield huge opportunities for savvy and patient participants. If you have to put money to work in the market now, we suggest you go into the defensive names in healthcare, consumer staples and utilities In tech 1 will […]

Disruption and Investors’ Fear of Missing Out

Disruption and Investors’ Fear of Missing Out

Disruption and Investors’ Fear of Missing Out $NFLX, $TSLA A new study from UC Riverside and the Rotterdam School of Management finds that fear of missing out motivates investors to give money early to startups with a disruptive vision. Many early backers are reluctant to invest too much in unproven ideas that might not take […]

World War Three will be in Space

World War Three will be in Space

US plans to use space for military purposes may be as harmful to international security as the nuclear arms race was, Russia’s Foreign Ministry has warned, calling on the White House to “show common sense.” US plans to develop persistent, space-based sensor architecture by the end of 2022 are yet another step towards what Washington […]

Polychain and the Future of Digital Assets

Polychain and the Future of Digital Assets

Polychain and the Future of Digital Assets $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD, $CME, $CBOE Today it is mostly crypto enthusiasts and technologists trading their assets. Tomorrow it will mostly institutions trading crypto assets. The professional traders have taken over from the ‘hobbyists’ Earlier this year, Polychain became the 1st crypto fund with more than $1-B in assets under […]

If You Do Not Know What Bitcoin is, Read This Please

If You Do Not Know What Bitcoin is, Read This Please

If You Do Not Know What Bitcoin is, Read This Please $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD, $CME, $CBOE, $V, $MA If you are 1 of those people who do not know what Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are read this, as there is a keen international interest in this nascent digital asset. Interest in digital currency has expanded over […]

President Trump Lifts Millennials Trust and Interest in Buying Stocks

President Trump Lifts Millennials Trust and Interest in Buying Stocks

President Trump Lifts Millennials Trust and Interest in Buying Stocks $SPY, $BTC, $ETH The Trump Effect US have risen sharply since the election of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States on 8 November 2016, and Millennials are taking full advantage. The millennial generation is educated and extremely tech savvy and […]

Dubai’s Blockchain Summit

Dubai’s Blockchain Summit

Future Blockchain Summit today announced that the event will host the Global Blockchain Startups Marketplace at its inaugural edition from May 2-3, 2018 at Dubai World Trade Centre. The event, hosted by the Smart Dubai Office and organised by Dubai World Trade Centre, is slated to be the world’s most influential and creative blockchain festival. […]

Trading: Master Your Emotions or They Will Master You

Trading: Master Your Emotions or They Will Master You

Trading: Master Your Emotions or They Will Master You These day in financial markets dominated by huge data, sophisticated analytical programs and quantitative strategies, concerns about the psychological aspect of trading may seem very strange. But, in reality a clear understanding of trading psychology very important. As it is when people forget to question motivations […]

BudCoin: The Marijuana CryptoCurrency

BudCoin: The Marijuana CryptoCurrency

HEFFX has built the ultimate Marijuana cryptocurrency and is now calling on expressions of interest for the purchase or partnering of the digital currency. BudCoin has been built to be a prime transactional unit for the Marijuana states in the USA that allow for recreational usage and medical usage. With a limited number of Tokens […]

Tough Minded People are Disciplined and Prepared

Tough Minded People are Disciplined and Prepared

Tough Minded People are Disciplined and Prepared Success in anything we do or attempt to do requires a mentally tough mind. All the resources are meaningless if your mind is cluttered, presumptions, prone to distraction or negitivity, you will fail. Like flying an airplane, if you do not pay full attention you will die. So […]

Telsa (NASDAQ:TSLA) is Showing Signs of Collapse

Telsa (NASDAQ:TSLA) is Showing Signs of Collapse

Telsa (NASDAQ:TSLA) is Showing Signs of Collapse $TSLA Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk is facing a series of headache-inducing calamities as he pushes to transform the electric carmaker from niche player to mass-market manufacturer with the Tesla Model 3. Calamities include battling the United Auto Workers union at its Fremont, CA factory, factory, seeing high-level […]

Ultra-Rich Investing in Horses, Cars, Cannabis and Cryptocurrencies

Ultra-Rich Investing in Horses, Cars, Cannabis and Cryptocurrencies

Ultra-Rich Investing in Horses, Cars, Cannabis, and Cryptocurrencies $BTCUSD $CME, $CBOE The world’s wealthiest investors are looking to expand their holdings in volatile digital coins, despite a mismatch in the group’s knowledge surrounding the asset class. The latest annual Wealth Report survey by Knight Frank indicated that 21% of wealth advisers and private bankers said their clients increased investments in cryptocurrencies in Y 2017, […]

Key Thinking Skills Learned From the Stoic Philosophers

Key Thinking Skills Learned From the Stoic Philosophers

Key Thinking Skills Learned From the Stoic Philosophers Stoic philosophers; Marcus Aurelius, Seneca, and Epictetus conducted an exercise known as a premeditatio malorum, meaning “premeditation of evils.” “Very little is needed to make us happy in life, it is all within our way to thinking.” Marcus Aurelius “We suffer more in imagination  that in reality.”– Seneca […]

Highly Successful People Remove Catalysts for Failure

Highly Successful People Remove Catalysts for Failure

Highly Successful People Remove Catalysts for Failure There are 2 Key mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the 1st, not all make the 2nd. Both shifts require mental stretching from conventional and societal ways of thinking, these shifts require people to unlearn the negative programming from their […]

Become a ‘Master’ Get Happy and Make Money

Become a ‘Master’ Get Happy and Make Money

Become a ‘Master’ Get Happy and Make Money Let’s get started: If you do not have an an active passion, do not worry, Become really good at something, Generously use your skills to help the right people, then You will succeed. In his book, So Good They Can’t Ignore You, Cal Newport dispels the myth dubbed […]

Fed Doves Calling for ‘Slow’ Tightening

Fed Doves Calling for ‘Slow’ Tightening

Fed Doves Calling for ‘Slow’ Tightening The Fed should be patient as it raises interest rates this year, said Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic, adding his voice to other Dovish comments from officials concerned by low inflation and the risk of an inverted yield curve. “I am comfortable continuing with a slow […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX As expected the Fed hiked interest rates as expected. Much more data to come this week, including: Housing starts, Existing Home Sales, GDP third, Philly Fed, Leading indicators, Personal income and spending, Durable Goods Orders, New Homes, Michigan Sentiment. Overall, the US economic data is […]

China Economic Update

China Economic Update

China’s manufacturing sector expanded at a slower but stable pace in October, according to official data Tuesday. The manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) came in at 51.6, moderating from 52.4 in September and 51.7 in August, according to the National Bureau of Statistics. A reading above 50 indicates expansion, while below reflects contraction. NBS statistician […]

Investing in China After the CPC

Investing in China After the CPC

Investing in China After the CPC Investors in China including HEFFX paid close attention to the 19th National Congress to help guide them in to what will become the hot areas of the Chinese Economy. For those of us looking to gauge the growth trajectory of China’s economy over the next five years, meaningful hints […]

China Has a Political Advantage for Growth

China Has a Political Advantage for Growth

Some Western countries have been doubting China’s political system, especially the Communist Party of China (CPC)’s status as the only ruling party, despite the country’s success in hosting the Beijing Olympic Games, developing into the world’s second largest economy and becoming a leading innovator in mobile technology. It is a ruling party’s ability to make […]

Hedge Fund Performance Point to Growth in USA

Hedge Fund Performance Point to Growth in USA

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for October 2017 measured 2.69%, down from 3.72% in September. “SS&C GlobeOp’s Forward Redemption Indicator of 2.69% for October, 2017 reflects improved levels of redemption notices as compared to the 3.40% reported a year ago for October, 2016. This marks the ninth consecutive month of lower year-over-year comparisons for […]

China Economy is Set to Explode

China Economy is Set to Explode

China is set to raise the curtain for the national gathering of one of the world’s largest political parties on Wednesday. The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) will “make new strategic arrangements for the country’s reform and development over the next five years and beyond,” Tuo Zhen, spokesman for the […]

You and the US Stock Market: Big Q’s & A’s

You and the US Stock Market: Big Q’s & A’s

You and the US Stock Market: Big Q’s & A’s $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The US and global stock markets have hit record highs this year, as investors celebrate their gainers. But the record do not seem instilling a sense of excitement in everyone. Some investors are nervous, certain that a major correction is overdue, […]

US President Trump Poised to Change Fed Leadership +

US President Trump Poised to Change Fed Leadership +

US President Trump Poised to Change Fed Leadership + $GLD,$SLV, $PPLT, $USD Every US President gets the chance to influence Fed policy through nominations to the central bank’s Board of Governors. But, most often, that chance is limited to a small number of nominations, 3 max, including a nomination for Chairperson. But President Trump is […]

China is Still Growing Says Auto Indicator

China is Still Growing Says Auto Indicator

China’s auto sales continued to increase in August, evidence of the steady growth of the world’s largest car market, data from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) showed Monday. Some 2.19 million vehicles were sold last month, up 5.3 percent year on year, maintaining momentum in July that saw sales rise 6.2 percent. Meanwhile, […]

The New Zealand Dollar Outlook

The New Zealand Dollar Outlook

The New Zealand Dollar Outlook Raffi Boyadjian, XM Investment Research Desk The New Zealand dollar had surged by around 10% between May’s 2017 low point and July’s two-year high, making it one of the better performing currencies of the year against the US dollar. However, central bank unease about the strength of the currency, downgrades […]

Stock Market News (European Open)

Stock Market News (European Open)

Andreas Georgiou, XM Investment Research Desk With the close of Asian markets, Japan’s Nikkei 225 and Topix indices were down by 0.6% and 0.3% respectively. The former managed to close in the green only once this week, specifically yesterday when it rose by 0.2%. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 was 0.3% lower. The Shanghai Composite was flat […]

GoPro Inc (NASDAQ:GPRO) Sell the Rally

GoPro Inc (NASDAQ:GPRO) Sell the Rally

GoPro Inc (NASDAQ:GPRO) Sell the Rally GoPro Inc ::GoPro expects third-quarter 2017 revenue and gross margin will be at the high-end of guidance. GoPro – revenue and gross margin for Q3 of 2017 are both expected to be at high end of previously announced respective ranges of between $290-$310 million and 36-38 percent.​ GoPro Inc […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock Crossed Above Analysts Targets

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock Crossed Above Analysts Targets

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock Crossed Above Analysts Targets $RACE Shares of Ferrari NV (NYSE:RACE) have crossed above the average analyst 12-month target price of $111.50, finishing Monday, 21 August at 112.85/share marking an all-time high. When a stock reaches the target an analysts set there are 2 ways to react: Downgrade on valuation, or Re-adjust their […]

Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) Takes a Beating

Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) Takes a Beating

Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) Takes a Beating Revenue from continuing operations rose 0.4% to $28,205 million Profit from continuing operations grew 1.1% to $3,874 million Telstra’s profit fell 33%, but this is due to profits from the sale of Autohome in 2016 that were not repeated this year. Telstra maintained its dividend at 31 cents […]

Keep Knowledge Coming into Your Life

Keep Knowledge Coming into Your Life

Keep Knowledge Coming into Your Life Ben Franklin said: “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” Investing in Knowledge, some things to do Naps: Naps can dramatically increase learning, memory, awareness, creativity, and productivity. Pulling from the results of more than 10 years of experiments, nap researcher Sara Mednick of the University of California, […]

Keeneland September Sale Will Set Records

Keeneland September Sale Will Set Records

Keeneland September Sale Will Set Records The thoroughbred breeding industry around the world is booming and Keeneland will set brand new records this year. If you are intereseted in investing in the Thoroughbred industry now is the time, Contact us or complete the form at the bottom of this article. Keeneland announced the expansion of […]

The Trump Rally Swells Retirement Accounts Balances

The Trump Rally Swells Retirement Accounts Balances

The Trump Rally Swells Retirement Accounts Balances $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Retirement savings account balances have hit all-time highs. A string of record 401(k) and IRA account totals now stretches across three consecutive quarters, according to Q-2 data from Fidelity Investments. The data covers 22,155 companies and 15.1-M 401(k) plan participants, as well as 8.8-M […]

830m Young People are Online

830m Young People are Online

New data released by the International Telecommunication Union, ITU, the United Nations’ specialised agency for information and communication technologies, ICTs, shows that 830 million young people are online, representing 80 percent of the youth population in 104 countries. The ITU’s ICT Facts and Figures 2017 also shows a significant increase in broadband access and subscriptions, […]

Dubai Digital Evolution Index Shows Growth

Dubai Digital Evolution Index Shows Growth

Dubai Digital Evolution Index Shows Growth The World Economic Forum, WEF, has released its Digital Evolution Index, DEI, for 2017, classifying the UAE as a “Stand Out” country with an overall score of 3.22, which makes it the most advanced market in the Arab world and 22nd on a global level. Stand Out countries are […]

Weakening USD is Positive for Gold & Silver

Weakening USD is Positive for Gold & Silver

Weakening USD is Positive for Gold & Silver $GLD, $USD, $SLV The US Dollar (.DXY) Index has been moving lower, retreating 9% in 5 months, from 102 in March to its current 93.39. Not surprisingly, Gold has risen almost 10% in USD terms during this frame. Earlier this year many participant expected USD to continue its […]

Larneuk Stud Show Strong Support for New Sires

Larneuk Stud Show Strong Support for New Sires

Larneuk Stud Show Strong Support for New Sires It has been a busy time at Larneuk with a procession of new Mares arriving to support the 2 new Sires, Wolf Cry and Honorius. Larneuk Stud has all the facilities required to cater for broodmares and the healthy development of the growing Thoroughbred. Larneuk Stud has […]

What it Takes to be Successful, Do You have it?

What it Takes to be Successful, Do You have it?

What it Takes to be Successful, Do You have it? Some Characteristics of an Entrepreneur Bound for Success Check out this visual list of character traits common among successful entrepreneurs. Nine out of ten startups will fail. Do you have what it takes to succeed? It might seem like the founders who succeed have some inherent […]

Hyped Crypto-Currencies Take a Beating

Hyped Crypto-Currencies Take a Beating

Hyped Crypto-Currencies Take a Beating Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bearish Long Term: Bullish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: 2,376.34 2,373.74 1,287.78 Volatility: 106 114 78 Volume: 0 0 0 Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on the Bullish or Bearish trend […]

Is Qatar Really Funding Terrorism

Is Qatar Really Funding Terrorism

Proof points and key messages on Qatar’s funding and support of terrorism and extremism will be brought to the limelight at a seminar to be organised in Brussels on Tuesday, July 18th, by the Trends Research and Advisory. The first such gathering in the European Union Capital since the onset of the Qatari crisis, the […]

UAE Ready for Extended Low Oil Price

UAE Ready for Extended Low Oil Price

The UAE is successfully adjusting to the new “lower-for-longer” oil environment, and the government’s economic initiatives have been broadly in line with global and regional trends, an International Monetary Fund study has affirmed. The study, published by the IMF on its website, commends the progress made by the UAE over the past years to “strengthen […]

Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP) Market Leader in China

Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP) Market Leader in China

Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP) Market Leader in China Growth for Ctrip.Com International Ltd 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year Sales % 76.45 52.83 40.61 EPS (TTM) % -142.54 — — Dividend % — — —   Analyst Recommendations and Revisions 1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month Ago 2 Month Ago 3 Month Ago (1) BUY […]

Strong Week for Dubai Stocks

Strong Week for Dubai Stocks

Strong Week for Dubai Stocks UAE markets saw a bullish trend this week, ratcheting gains booked by trading companies across five sessions to break the AED21 billion mark, with ADX and DFM indices recording one-month high gains at the end of today’s session, rising 2.46 percent and 1.23 respectively. Across the week, ADX General Index […]

Apex Development Public Company Limited (BKK:APX) On Path to Growth

Apex Development Public Company Limited (BKK:APX) On Path to Growth

Apex Development Public Company Limited (BKK:APX) On Path to Growth Apex laying out the foundation for a strong and stable growth. Apex announced reduction of Par value of 0.50 Baht/share to write-off accumulated loss. Shareholders need not be concerned as share volume remains the same and trading in Stock Market can be conducted as normal. […]

From Dreams to Reality, Making it Happen

From Dreams to Reality, Making it Happen

From Dreams to Reality, Making it Happen “Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve.” — Napoleon Hill We are only limited by the workings of the mind and its ability to intelligently structure conditions to make Dreams happen. Once you are ready and desire specific changes in your life, the process of […]

Changes From the SEC: Confidentiality is Key

Changes From the SEC: Confidentiality is Key

Changes From the SEC: Confidentiality is Key In a recent effort to foster increased public offering activity, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced on 29 June 2017 that it will permit all companies to submit voluntary draft registration statements relating to initial public offerings (IPOs), certain follow-on offerings and national securities exchange listings […]

Agriculture Barometer

Agriculture Barometer

Agriculture Barometer U.S. agricultural producers indicated their farm operations’ financial positions are stronger than at this time in 2016, but expressed concerns that they might not meet their 2017 financial targets, according to a monthly producer survey conducted as part of the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer. The barometer, which is based on a […]

Global Stock Investors Seeing Record Market Highs

Global Stock Investors Seeing Record Market Highs

Global Stock Investors Seeing Record Market Highs $DIA, $SPY, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Year to Date (YTD) investors in global stock markets are seeing record highs. Record marks for the widely-followed country indexes occurred in the context of notably low volatility, adding to investor comfort and a sense of accomplishment. All of this was accompanied […]

US Economy: Manufacturing ISM

US Economy: Manufacturing ISM

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in June, and the overall economy grew for the 97th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. The report was issued today by Timothy R. Fiore, CPSM, C.P.M., Chair of the Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) Manufacturing Business Survey Committee: “The […]

China Economy Rebounding

China Economy Rebounding

China Economy Rebounding “China’s growth is an incredible contribution to the global economy,” said Klaus Schwab, the World Economic Forum (WEF) founder and executive chairman. China has been a major stabilizer and driving force for the world economy, contributing more than 30 percent of recent growth. Its GDP in Q1 grew 6.9 percent year on […]

Xi Jinping Arrives in Hong Kong

Xi Jinping Arrives in Hong Kong

Xi Jinping Arrives in Hong Kong Chinese President, Xi Jinping, arrived in Hong Kong this morning to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese rule, while several prominent pro-democracy activists remained in custody after being arrested the previous day. Xi arrived in the former British territory just before noon local time, according […]

Hong Kong Real Estate Report

Hong Kong Real Estate Report

Paul Chan Mo-po, today repeated his warning for home buyers to be cautious, saying the property market is “irrationally stimulated.” Chan urged buyers to be careful about what they can afford, adding that further price rises are likely. “The fundamentals of the property market have been changed, both in terms of supply and in terms […]

Managed Money Said Monday, “We are not worried at all about tech”

Managed Money Said Monday, “We are not worried at all about tech”

Managed Money Said Monday, “We are not worried at all about tech” $AAPL, $AMZN, $FB, $GOOGL, $MSFT Selling in the high flying technology sector extended to its 2nd trading day Monday, with the NAS Comp seeing it biggest 2-day loss since September 2016 The tech selling dragged down all 3 major US stock market indexes, […]

Do Not Let Outlandish ER Charges Break Your Bank

Do Not Let Outlandish ER Charges Break Your Bank

Do Not Let Outlandish ER Charges Break Your Bank I just read a new analysis of US medical bills has found hospitals typically charge uninsured ER (emergency room)  patients 4X as much as the take from Medicare for the same service. The study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that ER patients routinely pay more […]

Some Key Rules When Trading the Markets

Some Key Rules When Trading the Markets

Some Key Rules When Trading the Markets $DIA,  $SPY,  $QQQ,  $VXX “The investor’s chief problem, and even his worst enemy, is likely to be himself.” – Benjamin Graham Below is a list of the Key stock trading rules when the markets are trading at highs, they are not new. Successful investor use them daily,  the […]

Honorius to Stand at Stud for Knightsbridge

Honorius to Stand at Stud for Knightsbridge

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

Aggressive Fed Could Upset Markets, Gold is the Hedge

Aggressive Fed Could Upset Markets, Gold is the Hedge

Aggressive Fed Could Upset Markets, Gold is the Hedge $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $GLD, $SLV The mins from this month’s FOMC meeting outline an aggressive agenda that may upset financial markets in the months ahead. Fed officials said the plan is cautious, and stocks rallied on the news. The Big Q: How safe should participants […]

Irresponsible Economists make Wildly Exaggerated Calls for Global Recession

Irresponsible Economists make Wildly Exaggerated Calls for Global Recession

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

George Soros Betting Against President Trump and America

George Soros Betting Against President Trump and America

George Soros Betting Against President Trump and America $DIA,  $SPY,  $QQQ,  $VXX Billionaire left-wing investor George Soros has increased what so far has been a losing bet against the US stock market and by extension President Trump and the American economy, he will get hammered. Notably, the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) 12.18, -2.48, -16.9% better […]

UAE Supports China’s Belt and Road Infrastructure Deal

UAE Supports China’s Belt and Road Infrastructure Deal

Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of State and Group CEO of ADNOC, has written an OpEd for China’s Xinhua News Agency, referring to the event as an important milestone in the development of China’s historic effort to transform the economies of the Old Silk Road, saying that the UAE strongly supports the initiative and […]

Thailand to Benefit from Growing China – Russia Trade

Thailand to Benefit from Growing China – Russia Trade

Thailand to Benefit from Growing China – Russia Trade The rapidly growing China/Russia Trade deals will drive economic growth throughout ASEAN, Thailand with it’s strong manufacturing and agricultural base is one of the countries with the most to gain in the changing nature of global trade. The Thai-China rail link will become a major trade […]

Top Asian Stocks to Own Now

Top Asian Stocks to Own Now

Top Asian Stocks to Own Now E-commerce powerhouses in China are extremely bullish about strengthening trade ties and invigorating economic activities in economies along the Belt and Road Initiative, industry observers said. They said that as fast-growing mobile and internet usage propels consumer spending, an ever-widening array of “Made in China” items will be at […]

Thai Stocks: HEFFX Initiates Coverage of Apex Development Public Company Limited (BKK:APX)

Thai Stocks: HEFFX Initiates Coverage of Apex Development Public Company Limited (BKK:APX)

Thai Stocks: HEFFX Initiates Coverage of Apex Development Public Company Limited (BKK:APX) HEFFX Rating Must Own HEFFX Target 3 Baht in 2018 Apex Development Public Company Limited is a Thailand-based company engaged in the real estate development business. It is primarily involved in the development of condominium and hotel properties. The Company develops residential properties […]

HEFFX to Initiate Coverage of Thai Stocks

HEFFX to Initiate Coverage of Thai Stocks

HEFFX to Initiate Coverage of Thai Stocks HEFFX rate Thailand as one the prime emerging market economies for long term investing. The Stock Exchange of Thailand is a well regulated venue for the foreign investor and home to many quality companies. The outlook for Thailand is strong. Over the last four decades, Thailand has made […]