Don’t Bet on an Airline or Travel Recovery Yet

Don’t Bet on an Airline or Travel Recovery Yet

#coronavirus $AAL $DAL $UAL #Airlines #Travel Global air traffic will not return to levels seen before the coronavirus pandemic until at least 2024, the International Air Transport Association said on Tuesday. Uncertainty about the timing of border reopenings is the main factor, IATA’s chief economist Brian Pearce told a news conference. “We now are expecting […]

The Cheaper ‘Buck’ Driving Gold Price North

The Cheaper ‘Buck’ Driving Gold Price North

#gold #silver #dollars #currencies #risk #Fed #interestrates #USChina $XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV $USD Spot gold topped 1,900oz for the 1st time since September 2011 and edged closer to an all-time high with flaring geopolitical tensions and concern over global growth driving demand for save-haven assets. Gold marked a 7th wkly gainer, the longest run since […]

Rothschild & Co SCA (ROTH.PA) Strong Buy, Currently Undervalued

Rothschild & Co SCA (ROTH.PA) Strong Buy, Currently Undervalued

Rothschild & Co SCA (ROTH.PA) Strong Buy, Currently Undervalued Rothschild & CoTicker: ROTH.PAPrice: EUR 19.60 Business Summary Rothschild & Co SCA, formerly Paris Orleans SA is a France-based firm that focuses on two core businesses: banking and private equity activities. Banking activities includes investment banking and third-party asset management. These businesses are owned by the […]

China Plans to Introduce REIT’s to Fund Toll Roads and Sewage

China Plans to Introduce REIT’s to Fund Toll Roads and Sewage

More tax breaks? China’s plans to introduce real estate investment trusts (REITs) mark a crucial step to urge private money to fund infrastructure such as toll roads and sewage systems, however authorities have their work cut out in creating a fully-fledged market. In several countries REITs are used as a way for investors to own […]

The Prudent Rules for Buying Stocks in This Market

The Prudent Rules for Buying Stocks in This Market

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX Many of good stocks were sold back to Y 2016 prices and some were hurt much worse than that including: travel, Oil & Gas and entertainment related stocks. The Big Q: What to buy in today’s market? The Big A: Follow Today’s Trade Ideas column, click here. After the major C-19 […]

How to Break the Rules and Get Away With IT

How to Break the Rules and Get Away With IT

Historically, pandemics have forced humans to break with the past and imagine their world anew. This one is no different. It is a portal, a gateway between one world and the next. Without a doubt, the coronavirus is shaking the financial industry like never before. This is not the first time the world has faced […]

Build Back Better: What Is It, and What Should It Be?

Build Back Better: What Is It, and What Should It Be?

We believe that the pandemic could further sharpen the focus upon sustainable investing, benefiting society and driving shareholder returns. Amid the worst pandemic in over a century and the unprecedented economic shutdowns, people everywhere are longing for a return to normality. At the same time, though, there is also a growing sense that we should […]

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) – Will Portfolios Become Shinier

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) – Will Portfolios Become Shinier

Gold 1 OZ (XAU=X) – Will Portfolios Become Shinier Gold is respected throughout the world for its value and rich history, which has been interwoven into cultures for thousands of years. Coins containing gold appeared around 800 B.C., and the first pure gold coins were struck during the rein of King Croesus of Lydia about […]

Surviving & Thriving, Chaos Investing for Retail Participants

Surviving & Thriving, Chaos Investing for Retail Participants

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Black Swans in financial markets are extreme rare events. And how you survive and thrive when 1 happens is Key. With that in mind let’s look at some Black Swan mitigation strategies, as follows: In Nassim Taleb’s “Black Swan” (required reading) he suggests that he is constantly taking small losses […]

Not Just Politics: Financial “Fake News” is Costing you Money

Not Just Politics: Financial “Fake News” is Costing you Money

Wall Street knows a thing or two about hoaxes and fraud. It’s worth remembering that financial markets have been dealing with hoaxes, frauds and fake news for a long time. The wrong response can be costly. Back in the bad old days, faxes and message boards were used to defraud investors.” Fake news creates confusion; […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) remains weak as it tests 2018 low

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) remains weak as it tests 2018 low

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) remains weak as it tests 2018 low At times of sharp declines, important lows provide support. The STI has moved below the Oct 2018 low of 2,972 and is testing the intra-day Oct 2018 low of 2,961. Short-term stochastics is at the low end of its range but it maybe another […]

Sell in May and Go Away? Maybe

Sell in May and Go Away? Maybe

The Shayne Heffernan Idea Sell in May and Go Away? Maybe As Countries reopen in May the market will rally, But, this may not be the time to buy, yes if you buy here long term you will make money but if you are looking for the trades of the decade hold your horses until […]

Top 10 artificial intelligence stocks are at the forefront of AI, where profit potential is shocking

Top 10 artificial intelligence stocks are at the forefront of AI, where profit potential is shocking

Artificial intelligence is already revolutionizing industry, like it or not. Wall Street occasionally seizes upon futuristic themes with religious fervor, bidding up shares in companies that supposedly lead in one space or another. AI once occupied that “fascinating-but-far-off” thematic market sector, but the best artificial intelligence stocks to buy today use techniques like machine learning and neural […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Metastock Technical Forecast

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Metastock Technical Forecast

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Metastock Technical Forecast This content is sponsored by Heffx and Metastock. Sign up today and receive 3 months for the price of 1. Twitter is an American microblogging and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as “tweets”. Registered users can post, like, and retweet tweets, but unregistered users can only read them. Users access Twitter through […]

COVID-19 Recession: Should You Invest Now?

COVID-19 Recession: Should You Invest Now?

With 724,566 cases worldwide and 34,017 deaths (as of 30 March 2020, 1700), the COVID-19 pandemic has brought stock markets across the world to their knees. Panic selling from investors has greatly impacted markets. In Malaysia, on March 15, the FBM KLCI slumped to its lowest since December 2011 due to the outbreak of the […]

Investment Tips: How To Check The Right Price Of Silver

Nowadays, trading, mining, or selling precious metals can be a significant investment activity that you can try. Typically, a precious metal refers to a rare metallic chemical element with high economic value in the financial market. These might include gold, iridium, rhodium, palladium, and last but not the least, Silver. Therefore, if you’re planning to […]

Warren Buffett Will Not Be Selling Stocks in Here, Neither Will Any Savvy Investor

Warren Buffett Will Not Be Selling Stocks in Here, Neither Will Any Savvy Investor

$DIA $SPY $QQQ Monday, Warren Buffett, Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc (NYSE:BRK.A, BRk.B)) , on Monday called the coronavirus outbreak “scary stuff” but said that it was no time to sell stocks despite the threat of a pandemic. In a TV interview Mr. Buffett said investors with a 10 – 20-yr time horizon and focused on companies’ earnings […]

Take These Steps To Begin Fixing Your Credit Rating

Take These Steps To Begin Fixing Your Credit Rating

Your credit score dictates your financial future. While it might not seem like it impacts your life in a direct way, it will become apparent the moment you try to take out a mortgage or a loan for a high-priced purchase like a car. This is why it is very important to keep track of […]

Targeting the Rich: Liability Lawsuits and the Threat to Families with Emerging and Established Wealth

Targeting the Rich: Liability Lawsuits and the Threat to Families with Emerging and Established Wealth

Survey Shows Wealthy Have Growing Concerns But Underestimate Danger of Multi-Million-Dollar Verdicts In these highly uncertain economic times, the issue of disparities in wealth, income, and taxation has become the subject of heated debate. As the controversy deepens and proliferates, newly released research by ACE Private Risk Services, the high net worth personal insurance business […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $GLD, $VXX Investing in this market successfully requires the creation of an investing strategy that outperforms the broader market. Consider, Factor Investing, it is not new, dating to the mid-1970’s, and has been boosted over the past few years from the acceptance of ETFs. Now, there is over $900-B invested in […]

5 Tips to a Successful Investment

5 Tips to a Successful Investment

To any novice investor, an investment portfolio can appear like a turbulent sea.  As the stock market remains a confusing marketplace, some tried-and-true principles can steer the new investor and prepare the groundwork for long-term success.  After the stock market upheavals witnessed in 2018, it seems pretty clear that investors are likely to keep their […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $GLD, $VXX SPECIAL REPORT: The Future of this Rally, what is Next? Thee DJIA futures are up a bit Sunday night, along with S&P 500 futures and NAS Comp futures. This stock market rally has stood negative headlines, but is not yet making a final push to record highs. Arguably, this […]

There is More than 1 Way to Buy Gold and Silver

There is More than 1 Way to Buy Gold and Silver

$XAU, $XAG, $GLD, $SLV Central banks around the world are buying gold in near-record amounts to shore up their financial positions before the next crisis occurs. Most investors understand that gold plays a valuable role in a sound investment portfolio, but unless you are already a gold investor you likely do not know of best […]

Special Report: The Future of Asia (Parts 2/3)

Special Report: The Future of Asia (Parts 2/3)

Asia is diverse and complementary, and Asia-for-Asia industrial supply-chain networks are emerging. Asia is a highly diverse region, there is no single Asia but many. We identified 4 distinct groups of economies based on scale, economic development, interactions with one another, and connectedness to the world. Each of these “4 Asia’s” has characteristics that complement […]

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 […]

People are asking, “Explain this Bull Market in Stocks”

People are asking, “Explain this Bull Market in Stocks”

$SPY The Big Q: What is a Bull Market? The Big A: A Bull Market is Not a bubble. A Bull Market is the condition of a financial market of a group of securities in which prices are rising or are expected to rise. The term “Bull Market” is most often used to refer to the stock market, but […]

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 […]