Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Target Price $140

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Target Price $140

$AAPL #Apple #iPhone #StockSplit #USA #Nasdaq #Stocks #Metastock AppleTicker: NASDAQ:AAPLPrice: $131.01 Apple News Apple on Tuesday announced its quarterly earnings call for the first fiscal quarter of 2021 will be held on Jan. 27, offering a detailed breakdown of the important holiday quarter as the coronavirus pandemic rages. As usual, the financial results for the typically […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Shorts Lost $39 Billion in 2020

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Shorts Lost $39 Billion in 2020

$TSLA #Tesla #Auto #Manufacturers #USA #Nasdaq #Stocks #Trading TeslaTicker: NASDAQ:TSLAPrice: $735.11 Tesla News Tesla shorts lost $39 billion in 2020, as TSLA hit all time highs week after week. The first trading day of 2021 saw another $1 billion lost by those shorting the hottest stock in the S&P 500 as it gained another 4%, reaching […]

2021 World Economy Returns to Growth

2021 World Economy Returns to Growth

The 2021 World Economy is on track to grow by 4 percent in 2021, assuming vaccination for COVID-19 becomes widespread throughout the year, the World Bank Group said in its latest Global Economic Prospects released on Tuesday. “The global economy appears to be emerging from one of its deepest recessions, and beginning a subdued recovery,” […]

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Will Decide the Politics of Executives

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Will Decide the Politics of Executives

Apple is making environmental and social values factors it will weigh when calculating bonuses for top executives, according to a regulatory filing on Tuesday. The change taking effect this year is intended to motivate Apple executives “to meet exceptionally high standards of values-driven leadership in addition to delivering strong financial results,” the Silicon Valley technology […]

General Motors (NYSE:GM) Outlook Positive

General Motors (NYSE:GM) Outlook Positive

General Motors (NYSE:GM) Outlook Positive General Motors (NYSE:GM) reported Tuesday an annual drop in US auto sales despite a strong fourth quarter that reflected a surprisingly robust recovery from the disruption of Covid-19. The biggest US automaker cited continued consumer hunger for pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles and other large cars, enabling GM to score […]

Covid19 Vaccine Rollout Falters

Covid19 Vaccine Rollout Falters

Covid19 Vaccine Rollout Falters Should Covid-19 boosters be delayed? Could the dose levels be reduced by half, and would mixing and matching shots made by different makers work just as well? These are questions now facing governments around the world as vaccine rollout falters and the coronavirus continues to rage, spurred on by new variants […]

US Manufacturing Increased

US Manufacturing Increased

US Manufacturing Increased The resurgence of Covid-19 in the United States did not hold back factories in December, which saw activity grow faster than expected, according to an industry survey released Tuesday. The Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) manufacturing index rose to 60.7 percent last month, defying forecasts that it would decline slightly as the […]

Hyatt Opens First Hotel in the Cambodian Capital

Hyatt Opens First Hotel in the Cambodian Capital

247-room Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh debuts as largest international hotel in the city Hyatt is blazing new ground in Southeast Asia with the opening of Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh on January 6, 2021, marking the first Hyatt hotel in the Cambodian capital and the debut of the Hyatt Regency brand in the Kingdom of Wonder. […]

Yangtze River Economic Belt

Yangtze River Economic Belt

Since China made the development of the Yangtze River Economic Belt a national strategy, the country has shown firm determination in enhancing the ecological protection of its “mother river” and facilitating green, sustainable and high-quality development. The sprawling economic belt covers 11 provinces and municipalities from west to east, with Sichuan, Guizhou, Yunnan and Chongqing […]

What’s Hot in China for 2021

What’s Hot in China for 2021

What’s Hot in China for 2021 Optimism built up in the Chinese market at the beginning of 2021, with its stocks climbing and its currency gaining strength. China’s stock market headed into the new year on an upbeat note, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rising 1.6 percent during the first two trading days. The […]

The EV Market is Going Mainstream

The EV Market is Going Mainstream

Norway has become the first country in the world where electric cars account for more than half of new registrations, according to figures published Tuesday by an industry group. Despite the Covid-19 pandemic delaying the release of several new models, electric vehicles accounted for 54.3 percent of the new car market last year, up from […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock At All Time High On China News & Deliveries

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Stock At All Time High On China News & Deliveries

$TSLA #Tesla #Auto #Manufacturers #USA #Nasdaq #Stocks #Trading TeslaTicker: NASDAQ:TSLAPrice: $729.77 Tesla News Tesla stock soared to a new high Monday after the electric vehicle maker notched another delivery record during the fourth quarter. Tesla (TSLA) fell just short of its stated goal of 500,000 deliveries in 2020, but shares 3.4% to 729.77 on the stock market today, […]

Samsung dominates Smartphone market Apple a distant second

Samsung dominates Smartphone market Apple a distant second

Samsung dominates Smartphone market Apple a distant second Samsung Electronics is expected to remain the world’s top smartphone producer this year, a report showed on Tuesday, though its market share is likely to go down as other brands will ramp up production with the recovery of mobile demand. Global smartphone production was projected to increase […]

Vaccine Priority Groups UK

Vaccine Priority Groups UK

Vaccine Priority Groups Principles guiding the prioritisation of the vaccine include scientific evidence, ethics and deliverability. Science should provide the evidence and data on risk of COVID-19 severe morbidity and mortality for different population groups, which underpins prioritisation decisions. From an ethical perspective, prioritisation should maximise benefit and reduce harm, be fair and transparent, and […]

Blockpass, Chainlink Blockchain KYC

Blockpass, Chainlink Blockchain KYC

Blockpass, Chainlink Blockchain KYC Blockpass is excited to reveal its mainnet launch as a data provider on the Chainlink Network – the most widely used decentralised oracle solution in the blockchain ecosystem. This groundbreaking integration will result in Blockpass, via our own Chainlink node managed by LinkPool, providing seamless and secure on-chain KYC data across […]

Redsun Services Upgraded (HKG:1971) Target $8.80

Redsun Services Upgraded (HKG:1971) Target $8.80

Redsun Services Upgraded (“Redsun Services” or the “Group”; stock code: 1971), a fast-growing comprehensive community services provider focused on the Yangtze River Delta, has earned CCB International’s optimistic view accolade owing to a recent M&A that will strengthen its Central China and Non-Residential Exposure. The Group has also been given a “Buy” rating by CCB […]

Elon Musk and Telsa

Elon Musk and Telsa

After shares rocketed higher in 2020 on surging auto deliveries, Tesla enters 2021 with plenty of momentum even as its vision of taking electric cars mainstream remains a ways off. Elon Musk and Telsa The auto industry disruptor led by Elon Musk wowed Wall Street yet again over the weekend, reporting annual car deliveries of […]

Asian Markets Retreat

Asian Markets Retreat

Asian markets mostly fell Tuesday following a sharp pullback on Wall Street as investors were spooked by a coronavirus surge, new lockdowns, a slow vaccine rollout and uncertainty over US Senate elections. While analysts are broadly upbeat about the long-term outlook this year, the nascent inoculation programmes have yet to have an impact, meaning the […]

China Telecom, China Mobile and China Unicom Rally as Expected

China Telecom, China Mobile and China Unicom Rally as Expected

The New York Stock Exchange abandoned plans to delist three state-owned Chinese telecom companies on Monday, reversing a decision that further dented already strained relations between the world’s two superpowers. In a brief statement, the stock exchange said it “no longer intends to move forward with the delisting action” for China Telecom, China Mobile and […]

Brexit is Going Smoothly

Brexit is Going Smoothly

Goods flowed smoothly across the Channel between Britain and France on Monday, the first working day since the completion of Brexit last week. Nearly 3,000 trucks have passed through the Channel Tunnel from France to Britain since the UK left the EU customs union and single market at midnight on December 31, in the final […]

Socialism Bites it’s Sponsor, Google Gets a Union

Socialism Bites it’s Sponsor, Google Gets a Union

Socialism Bites it’s Sponsor, Google Gets a Union Employees at Google and other units of parent firm Alphabet announced the creation Monday of a union, stepping up a period of socialist activism targeting Silicon Valley giants. The Alphabet Workers Union, affiliated with the Communications Workers of America, aims to represent well-compensated tech workers as well […]

Tesla on Target to $1000

Tesla on Target to $1000

Tesla delivered a record number of cars in 2020, the company said, just narrowly missing its half a million target for the year. The pioneering high-end electric vehicle maker delivered 180,570 cars to customers and produced 179,757 in the fourth quarter of the year, it said in a statement Saturday. Tesla’s previous record was 139,300 […]

China Mobile Communications, China Telecommunications Corp and China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited are a Buy

China Mobile Communications, China Telecommunications Corp and China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited are a Buy

Shares in China’s big three state-owned telecom companies slid in Hong Kong Monday during the first day of trading since the New York Stock Exchange announced it was delisting the firms. Friday’s move by the NYSE seeks to comply with an order by outgoing US President Donald Trump barring investment in firms with ties to […]

China is Still a Growth Story

China is Still a Growth Story

China’s foreign trade, with its “dark horse” performance in 2020 amid a pandemic-induced global recession, is expected to further stabilize in 2021, Reuters said in a recent analysis. Quoting several economic experts, the British news outlet wrote in its Chinese online edition that China’s foreign trade is expected to sustain due to an early recovery […]

Oil Price to Remain Low

Oil Price to Remain Low

Members of the OPEC group of oil producers and their partners will meet via videoconference Monday to decide production levels for February, which it hopes to continue boosting. The OPEC+ ministerial meeting comes after the Covid-19 pandemic tanked the market for crude in 2020. Despite a slight recovery of prices towards the end of last […]

Bitcoin and Stocks Rally in Asia

Bitcoin and Stocks Rally in Asia

Optimism about the economic outlook in 2021 helped Asian investors kick off the new year Monday on a positive note, as hopes surrounding the rollout of coronavirus vaccines offset a frightening surge in infections. With uncertainty over Brexit and a new US stimulus gone, sights are now on the economic recovery from the calamity that […]

Inside the China EU Deal

Inside the China EU Deal

China and the European Union (EU) on Wednesday announced they have completed investment agreement negotiations as scheduled. The long-awaited result, which came after 35 rounds of negotiations in the course of seven years, is a milestone in EU-China relations and is expected to inject new vitality into the pandemic-battered global economy, European experts, officials and […]

Tokyo Sells Off as Virus Emergency Looms

Tokyo Sells Off as Virus Emergency Looms

Tokyo stocks began the new year in volatile form, starting the Monday session up but quickly sinking on reports Japan may call a state of emergency over surging coronavirus cases. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index started the first trading day of the year up 0.53 percent but within an hour it was down 1.07 percent, […]

Singapore Economy Shrinking

Singapore Economy Shrinking

Singapore’s economy suffered its worst ever annual contraction in 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic hammered the city-state’s vital trade and tourism sectors, official data showed Monday. But the 5.8 percent decline was not as bad as feared — official forecasts had predicted a fall of up to 6.5 percent — as economic activity picked up […]

Bitcoin: BTC/USD (BTC=X) Rally Extends Into The New Year

Bitcoin: BTC/USD (BTC=X) Rally Extends Into The New Year

$BTC #Bitcoin #Crypto #Cryptocurrencies #FX #Trading #Markets BitcoinTicker: BTC=Price: $32,911.86 Bitcoin Outlook The price of Bitcoin surpassed $34.7k, propelling Ethereum to break past $800 after a strong overnight rally. The Easy Way to Make Money from Crypto The price of Bitcoin (BTC) surpassed $34,700 to achieve a new all-time high after a strong overnight rally. Ether (ETH), the […]

UK Struggles with Covid-19

UK Struggles with Covid-19

Another 57,725 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, marking the highest daily increase in coronavirus cases since the pandemic began in the country, according to official figures released Saturday. The total number of coronavirus cases in the country now stands at 2,599,789, the data showed. Another 445 have died within 28 days of […]

China Telecom Corporation Ltd., China Mobile Ltd. and China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd

China Telecom Corporation Ltd., China Mobile Ltd. and China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd

The United States’ act of abusing national security to suppress Chinese enterprises is inconsistent with market rules and will weaken the confidence of all parties in the U.S. capital market, a spokesperson for China’s Ministry of Commerce said Saturday. The spokesperson made the remarks in response to the New York Stock Exchange’s announcement Thursday to […]

Early Treatment Key to Coronavirus

Early Treatment Key to Coronavirus

A peer-reviewed updated summary of COVID-19 early-treatment best practices was published Wednesday morning, in Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine, an interdisciplinary scientific, open access journal. This international collaboration — comprised of physicians, like lead author Peter McCullough, MD, courageously treating patients despite the prevalence of “therapeutic nihilism” among government agencies like the NIH and FDA — outlines […]

US Advances Big Brother Monitoring

US Advances Big Brother Monitoring

Another bit of privacy has been stolen by a new law requiring disclosure of owners of US shell companies used to hide billions of dollars. The Corporate Transparency Act was included in the US defense appropriations bill passed into law by Congress late Friday, overriding President Donald Trump’s veto. The law forces “beneficial owners” behind […]

China and Russia Extend Ties

China and Russia Extend Ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Thursday that he stands ready to maintain close contact with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in various forms in a bid to lead their countries towards deeper comprehensive strategic coordination and practical cooperation in various fields. Xi made the remarks when exchanging New Year congratulations with Putin, adding that in […]

What are Chinese President Xi Jinping’s expectations for 2021

2021, a year that marks the beginning of China’s new five-year plan period and the 100th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of China (CPC), is knocking at the door. What are Chinese President Xi Jinping’s expectations for 2021, especially after the country’s hard-won achievements in 2020? Clues can be found in his New Year address. 2021: ‘Striving […]

Hat Trick of Winners for Vancouver

Hat Trick of Winners for Vancouver

Promising young sire Vancouver posted his third winner in three days when Swift Sure (3g Vancouver x Berrimilla, by Fastnet Rock) broke through for an easy victory at Warrnambool on New Year’s Eve bringing a timely update for his half-brother heading to the Magic Millions for Coolmore. Trained by Mick Price and Mick Kent Jr, […]

First Win for Merchant Navy Brother

First Win for Merchant Navy Brother

He cost $2.3million at the 2019 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale and Merchant Navy’s little brother Setanta (3c Fastnet Rock x Legally Bay, by Snippets) cast off maiden status at Warrnambool on New Year’s Eve. Trained by Ciaron Maher and David Eustace, Setanta placed once in three previous starts earlier this year in New South […]

Bitcoin: BTC/USD (BTC=X) Targets $30,000 In First Day Of Trading 2021

Bitcoin: BTC/USD (BTC=X) Targets $30,000 In First Day Of Trading 2021

$BTC #Bitcoin #Crypto #Cryptocurrencies #FX #Trading #Markets BitcoinTicker: BTC=Price: $29,333.01 Bitcoin Outlook Bitcoin-U.S. dollar prices are near steady in early U.S. trading Thursday but did hit another record high overnight. Bulls are leaving 2020 behind with a powerful head of steam heading into the new year The Easy Way to Make Money from Crypto A strong price uptrend remains […]

China and Europe Move Closer Together

China and Europe Move Closer Together

The European Union and China on Wednesday approved “in principle” a major investment pact that Brussels hopes will open up lucrative opportunities, despite concerns about Beijing’s rights record. EU chiefs Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel agreed with China’s President Xi Jinping to wrap up seven years of painstaking negotiations during a video conference […]

Bitcoin Booms and Blockchain is the Future

Bitcoin Booms and Blockchain is the Future

Big investors added $11.5 billion in bitcoin over the previous three months. Analysts say that institutional investors, such as Paul Tudor Jones and Stanley Druckenmiller, have been driving bitcoin’s record run but that is just part of a boom the world is yet to see. We are slowly moving to Blockchain based platforms through Digitization […]

Newly Minted Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Owners Receive a Surprise Holiday Bonus

Newly Minted Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Owners Receive a Surprise Holiday Bonus

$TSLA #Tesla #Auto #Manufacturers #USA #Nasdaq #Stocks #Trading TeslaTicker: NASDAQ:TSLAPrice: $663.69 Tesla News Newly minted Tesla owners who receive their vehicles this week, before 2020 is over, will get a surprise holiday bonus: three free months of the company’s forthcoming “Full Self-Driving” driver-assistance system. Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced the news in a tweet Tuesday, promising that “all […]

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Breakout Coming

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Breakout Coming

$AAPL #Apple #iPhone #StockSplit #USA #Nasdaq #Stocks #Metastock AppleTicker: NASDAQ:AAPLPrice: $134.87 Apple News Apple Inc. shares rallied to an intraday record on Tuesday, continuing a year-end surge that’s cemented its lead over Amazon.com Inc. as 2020’s best-performing of the largest technology stocks. Apple has advanced 16 per cent in December amid signs of strong demand for […]

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) Stock Chart Technical Analysis from Metastock

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) Stock Chart Technical Analysis from Metastock

$FB #Facebook #SocialMedia #Nasdaq #Stocks #Trading #Metastock FacebookTicker: NASDAQ:FBPrice: $276.78 Facebook News Facebook (FB) closed the most recent trading day at $276.78, moving -0.08% from the previous trading session. This change was narrower than the S&P 500’s 0.22% loss on the day. Meanwhile, the Dow lost 0.23%, and the Nasdaq, a tech-heavy index, lost 0.38%. Prior […]

A Debit Card That Earns Bitcoin: BTC/USD (BTC=X) Rewards

A Debit Card That Earns Bitcoin: BTC/USD (BTC=X)  Rewards

$BTC #Bitcoin #Crypto #Cryptocurrencies #FX #Trading #Markets BitcoinTicker: BTC=Price: $27,867.02 Bitcoin Outlook “The rewards industry has not really innovated since the inception of airline miles,” Will Reeves, CEO of Fold, says. “It’s very ingrained in how people use their cards.” Reeves is part of a cast of financial disruptors who are aiming to make crypto part of everyone’s […]

Archdiocese of New York Bells Toll to Mourn Lost Souls

Archdiocese of New York Bells Toll to Mourn Lost Souls

#RingNYBells #FarewellBells #NYChurchBells The Archdiocese of New York announces that on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 12pm all of the churches throughout the archdiocese, including St. Patrick’s Cathedral, will join together in ringing their bells to remember and honor the 322,000 lives lost to COVID-19 this year in the United States.  The ringing of the bells is […]

Knut Haanaes 2 Reasons Why Companies Fail and How to Avoid Them

Is it possible to run a company and reinvent it at the same time? For business strategist Knut Haanaes, the ability to innovate after becoming successful is the mark of a great organization. He shares insights on how to strike a balance between perfecting what we already know and exploring totally new ideas — and […]

Eduardo Briceño: How to Get Better at Things

Most of us go through life trying to do our best at whatever we do, whether it’s our job, family, school or anything else. I feel that way. I try my best. But some time ago, I came to a realization that I wasn’t getting much better at the things I cared most about, whether it was being a husband or […]

Home Price Gains Remained Strong In October

Home Price Gains Remained Strong In October

S&P Dow Jones Indices today released the latest results for the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices. Data released today for October 2020 show that home prices continue to increase across the U.S. More than 27 years of history are available for these data series, and can be accessed in […]

Next Big News for Bitcoin: BTC/USD (BTC=X) will be Sovereign Wealth Funds and Governments

Next Big News for Bitcoin: BTC/USD (BTC=X) will be Sovereign Wealth Funds and Governments

$BTC #Bitcoin #Crypto #Cryptocurrencies #FX #Trading #Markets BitcoinTicker: BTC=Price: $26,362.30 Bitcoin Outlook The next big news for crypto currency will be sovereign wealth funds and governments. Will they be ready to make a public investment into crypto next year? It’s actually technically already happened, albeit not directly. The Norwegian Government Pension Fund, also known as the Oil Fund, […]

China’s Cryptocurrency the Digital Yuan

China’s Cryptocurrency the Digital Yuan

— China’s digital yuan, although still being piloted, promises to include more people in this fast-developing digital era, making daily life easier and digital payment more secure. — Unlike non-bank payment platforms that require users to link bank accounts, a digital wallet could be opened with any unique personal identification such as a driver’s license […]

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Stock Hike After News of Apple Car

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Stock Hike After News of Apple Car

$AAPL #Apple #iPhone #StockSplit #USA #Nasdaq #Stocks #Metastock AppleTicker: NASDAQ:AAPLPrice: $136.69 Apple News Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) co-founder Steve Jobs has been dead since October 5, 2011. Tim Cook took over as CEO the same year. Apple has posted a huge stock and revenue run up since then, but the company’s primary product line has not […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Confirms The Hype

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Confirms The Hype

$TSLA #Tesla #Auto #Manufacturers #USA #Nasdaq #Stocks #Trading TeslaTicker: NASDAQ:TSLAPrice: $663.69 Tesla News Tesla’s plans in India are beginning to take shape. Tesla will begin operations in India early next year, the Indian Express reported. The country’s transport minister, Nitin Gadkari, said Tesla will start with sales and then may consider assembly and manufacturing based on the […]

Russia Might Ban Facebook (NASDAQ:FB)

Russia Might Ban Facebook (NASDAQ:FB)

$FB #Facebook #SocialMedia #Nasdaq #Stocks #Trading #Metastock FacebookTicker: NASDAQ:FBPrice: $277.00 Facebook News Facebook FB might get banned in Russia along with other Internet-based platforms such as Twitter TWTR, and Alphabet’s GOOGL Google owned video-streaming platform, YouTube over arbitrary censorship exercised by these social media, per a Financial Express report. Reportedly, Facebook, Instagram YouTube and Twitter have failed to remove hundreds of […]

Graphcore Might be a Hot 2021 IPO

Graphcore Might be a Hot 2021 IPO

Graphcore – maker of the Intelligence Processing Unit which is a new type of microprocessor specifically designed to support artificial intelligence workloads – announced today that it has raised $222 million in a Series E funding round that values the company at $2.77 billion post-money. The new investment will be used to support the company’s […]

Asian Markets Follow US Higher

Asian Markets Follow US Higher

Asian markets mostly rose Tuesday following a record-breaking lead from Wall Street as investors cheered the passage of a huge US stimulus bill, which has helped temper fears about surging coronavirus infections and a new, fast-spreading strain of the disease. With Donald Trump’s decision to sign off on the $900 billion rescue package and a […]

AI, 5G, deep learning, and biomedical electronics

AI, 5G, deep learning, and biomedical electronics

AI, 5G, deep learning, and biomedical electronics are reshaping industries and experiences in the semiconductor industry. To address these key trends, the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) will host the 2021 International Symposia on VLSI Technology, Systems and Applications (VLSI-TSA) and Design, Automation and Test (VLSI-DAT) on April 19-22, 2021 at the Ambassador Hotel, Hsinchu, […]

2020 Global Top 500 Cities

2020 Global Top 500 Cities

What effect has the global COVID-19 had on the brand value of the world’s greatest cities? To discover this, an analytical report of the Global Top 500 Cities was compiled by Global City Lab and released on Dec. 28, 2020 in New York. The report declares New York to be the world’s most valuable city, with […]

TAL Education Group (NYSE:TAL) Raises $3.3b

TAL Education Group (NYSE:TAL) Raises $3.3b

TAL Education Group (NYSE:TAL) (“TAL” or the “Company”), a leading K-12 after-school tutoring services provider in China, today announced that a group of investors has agreed to invest an aggregate of $3.3 billion in the Company through private placement, of which $2.3 billion is in convertible notes (the “Convertible Notes Portion”), and $1 billion is […]

US M&A activity to accelerate in 2021 and beyond

US M&A activity to accelerate in 2021 and beyond

– Stronger than expected rebound in US M&A value since July 2020 likely to continue into 2021. – Despite a pandemic-fueled M&A decline in the first half, 2020 ranks 6th for largest US transactions’ value in the post global financial crisis 2007-2008 period. – COVID-19 has accelerated the urgency for digital transformation, a key driver […]

Inside the $900 Billion Stimulus Package

Inside the $900 Billion Stimulus Package

The $900 billion stimulus package aimed at bolstering the US economy during the coronavirus pandemic was signed into law by President Donald Trump on Sunday, freeing up the funds after a week of doubts. Here are the main points: – Households – The poorest households will receive a check of $600 per adult and per […]

Statement from Cardinal Dolan on the Covid-19 Relief Bill

Statement from Cardinal Dolan on the Covid-19 Relief Bill

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, released the following statement today following President Trump’s signing of the Covid-19 relief act. “A Christmas season thank you to our elected officials – the House, the Senate, and the President – for passing the urgently needed Covid-19 relief act, which will help to protect all Americans, especially […]

Siamese Asset PCL (SET:SA) (SA.BK) Looks Like a Winner

Siamese Asset PCL (SET:SA) (SA.BK)  Looks Like a Winner

Siamese Asset PCL (SET:SA) (SA.BK) is moving ahead to expand investment following its listing on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), in a bid to become a leading integrated real estate developer in Thailand, fulfilling customer demand for residences and for long-term investment, and promoting continuous growth, despite the national economy in a slowdown mode. […]

BREXIT is ON

BREXIT is ON

The European Union gave the green light on Monday to its post-Brexit trade deal with the UK, clearing the way for it to come into effect in the New Year. The British parliament will have to ratify the deal later this week, but Brussels will apply it provisionally, cushioning the economic shock of the divorce. […]

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) Solar Comes to Thailand

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) Solar Comes to Thailand

Hitachi Capital (Thailand) Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi Capital Corporation, Hitachi Asia (Thailand) Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., and SANTEC POWER SOLUTIONS CO.,LTD. entered into Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Three companies will encourage installation of the commercial solar self-consumption equipment within Hitachi Group in Kingdom of Thailand (Thailand), based on MOU. As […]

Asia Rally’s as US Prints More Money

Asia Rally’s as US Prints More Money

Asian markets were mostly higher Monday as US President Donald Trump signed a massive coronavirus relief bill, boosting positive sentiment despite ongoing concern over a new strain of Covid-19. Under pressure from all sides, Trump signed the stimulus bill worth $900 billion late Sunday in the United States, having delayed doing so for nearly a […]

What’s triggering the Litecoin: LTC/USD (LTC=) price rally?

What’s triggering the Litecoin: LTC/USD (LTC=) price rally?

$LTC #Litecoin #Crypto #Cryptocurrencies #FX #Trading #Markets LitecoinTicker: LTC=Price: $128.64 Litecoin Outlook There are three major factors behind the Litecoin price rally: ideal technical structure, Bitcoin’s rally, decent fundamentals. Shayne Heffernan, Founder of HEFFX and Knightsbridge Live, pinpointed the LTCBTC pair’s momentum. Most altcoins, including Ethereum, have stagnated against BTC. Hence, Litecoin showing some strength […]

Ethereum: USD/ETH (ETH=) Is Breaking Out

Ethereum: USD/ETH (ETH=) Is Breaking Out

$ETH #Ethereum #Crypto #Cryptocurrencies #FX #Trading #Markets EthereumTicker: ETH=Price: $697.52 Ethereum Outlook Ethereum’s native currency has broken $700 for the first time in over two years. The asset has followed Bitcoin’s violent move upwards over the Christmas period. The digital currency has performed well over the last few weeks, following the launch of Ethereum 2.0 on Dec. […]

Octopus Ventures Invests in Altitude Angel

Octopus Ventures Invests in Altitude Angel

 Altitude Angel, the world’s leading UTM (Unified Traffic Management) technology provider, today announced it raised a further £4m ($5.3m US) from one of Europe’s largest VC investors, Octopus Ventures. The latest fundraising concludes Altitude Angel’s series A round, led by Octopus Ventures and existing investor Seraphim Capital. It also brings the total invested in Altitude […]

Beijing’s Zhangjiawan Design Town

Beijing’s Zhangjiawan Design Town

An innovation center and Beijing Future Design Park were inaugurated on Thursday in Beijing’s Zhangjiawan Design Town, as part of the city’s efforts to create a highland for cultural creativity and design services in its sub center. Now the innovation center is home to 106 companies in the fields of innovative design and urban technology […]

Bitcoin: BTC/USD (BTC=X) Hits $28,000! What’s Next?

Bitcoin: BTC/USD (BTC=X) Hits $28,000!  What’s Next?

$BTC #Bitcoin #Crypto #Cryptocurrencies #FX #Trading #Markets BitcoinTicker: BTC=Price: $26962.60 Bitcoin Outlook The digital currency has a market value north of $500 billion. Think Bitcoin is just a fad? It’s worth more than Visa (V) or Mastercard (MA). Or Walmart (WMT).Bitcoin passed $20,000 for the first time just 11 days ago. Now it’s knocking at $30,000’s door.Its rapid rise has been remarkable — or insane, depending on […]

Dubai Economy to Grow by 4% in 2021

Dubai Economy to Grow by 4% in 2021

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

Abu Dhabi Global Market Astounding Growth

Abu Dhabi Global Market Astounding Growth

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

Abu Dhabi Real Estate News

Abu Dhabi Real Estate News

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