US is Adding Jobs and New Economy is Taking Shape

US is Adding Jobs and New Economy is Taking Shape

The US economy added just 1.8 million jobs in July, far fewer than in May and June but not as bad as some economists feared, according to government data released Friday. As COVID-19 cases spiked in several states in recent weeks, new restrictions to contain the virus forced some businesses to shut their doors again, […]

Hocquart History: A classic prep on a new path

Hocquart History: A classic prep on a new path

June, Chantilly* PRIX HOCQUART LONGINES Group 2, 3-year-olds, 2,500m (12.5f), €90,000 Created in 1861 as the Prix de Longchamp Last winner: Al Hilalee (c3, GB by Dubawi ex Ambivalent, by Authorized), owned by Godolphin, bred by Rabbah Bloodstock, trained by Charlie Appleby, ridden by James Doyle. Record-time on 2,500m (12.5f) at Deauville : 2’34’’3 The race is run in 2020 […]

Hocquart Longines Preview: A battle of three parties

Hocquart Longines Preview: A battle of three parties

There are three parties amongst the six runners declared in the Prix Hocquart Longines (Gr2), a prep race for the Grand Prix de Paris (Gr1) contested on Saturday at Deauville over 12.5 furlongs. First, the first two in the Prix du Lys (Gr3), run at ParisLongchamp over 1m4f 25 days ago and won by Volkan Star (Sea the Stars) ahead […]

China Economy Continues Rebound

China Economy Continues Rebound

China saw another surprise jump in exports last month as the global economy slowly reopened after virus lockdowns, data showed Friday, but there were warnings that while the country is expected to get back on track by year’s end, overseas shipments would likely struggle. The readings, however, showed an unexpected fall in imports, highlighting the […]

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) Stock Hits All Time High

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) Stock Hits All Time High

$FB #Facebook #USA #SocialMedia #Nasdaq #Stocks #Trading FacebookTicker: NASDAQ:FBPrice: $$265.28 Company News Mark Zuckerberg’s net worth surpassed $100 billion for the first time on August 7 after the shares of Facebook formed a new all-time high following the launch of Instagram Reels which is touted to replace TikTok that is reeling under the pressure of bans in major economies […]

Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Deletes YouTube Accounts With Ties To China

Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Deletes YouTube Accounts With Ties To China

$GOOGL #Google #YouTube #USA #China #Nasdaq #Stocks #Trading GoogleTicker: NASDAQ:GOOGLPrice: $1504.95 Company News Google deleted 2,500 YouTube accounts with connections to China between April and June in an effort to combat the intentional spread of misinformation on the platform. News of the removal comes as relations between China and the US grow increasingly tense, partly […]

Bitcoin: BTC/USD (BTC=X) Breakout?

Bitcoin: BTC/USD (BTC=X) Breakout?

$BTC #Bitcoin #Crypto #Cryptocurrencies #Trading Bitcoin and the aggregated cryptocurrency market are presently consolidating after BTC, ETH, and other altcoins ran into insurmountable resistance this past Saturday. Despite the selling pressure here being heavy, it is essential to notice that the cryptocurrency remains technically strong, because it has yet to see any harsh rejection. As […]

California About to Bite the Hand that Feeds It NYSE:UBER

California About to Bite the Hand that Feeds It NYSE:UBER

California has filed lawsuits against Uber and Lyft for alleged wage theft by misclassifying their drivers as independent contractors rather than employees, the Labor Commissioner’s Office said Wednesday. Classifying their drivers as independent contractors “has deprived these workers of a host of legal protections in violation of California labor law,” the office said in a […]

China Vs the USA What are the Hot Topics

China Vs the USA What are the Hot Topics

Tensions between the United States and China have been rising over a range of issues from the handling of the coronavirus to national security, Hong Kong and trade. Washington ordered the closure of the Chinese consulate in Houston last month — accusing it of being a centre for spies — and China hit back by […]

The Corona Economy is Unpredictable

The Corona Economy is Unpredictable

Whatever you think you know about markets, the pandemic is not a predictable Global event, it is an uneven and erratic chain of events that have more to do with Governments and fear then reality. Some sectors are doing well, lots of money is being printed and this is a time for extreme caution and […]

Turkey will Pay the Price for Erdogan Anti-West Politics

Turkey will Pay the Price for Erdogan Anti-West Politics

Turkey’s lira on Thursday set a new record low against the US dollar as investors worried about the government’s economic policies and dollar reserves appeared to be running low. The lira was trading at 7.28 against the greenback around 1030 GMT, suffering a loss of more than 3 percent since the start of the day […]

Why Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Stock Split Now?

Why Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Stock Split Now?

$AAPL #Apple #USA #Nasdaq #Stocks #Trading #StockSplit AppleTicker: NASDAQ:AAPLPrice: $440.25 Company News Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock is on the move again. The stock leapt $40 per share on Friday — a chunky 10% move — following the company’s much stronger than expected earnings report. On Monday, it added to gains and notched a fresh all-time high of […]

Dow Jones (.DJI) Trade With Caution

Dow Jones (.DJI) Trade With Caution

$DJI #DowJones #USA #Stocks #Trading #Heffx #LiveTradingNews Dow JonesTicker: .DJIPrice: $27201.52 Industry News U.S. equity futures traded with caution Thursday, while the dollar hovered near a two-year low and gold hit new record highs, as investors braced for fresh jobs data and looked for a breakthrough from stimulus talks in Washington. U.S. stocks look set […]

New Meliá Koh Samui Appoints Kantima Chompoolad as Wellness Manager

New Meliá Koh Samui Appoints Kantima Chompoolad as Wellness Manager

A professional with more than 15 years of hospitality wellness experience and a passion for motivating her staff has been named Meliá Koh Samui’s wellness manager. Thai national Kantima Chompoolad joins the 159-room and 41-suite luxury resort, on Koh Samui’s north-eastern coastline in the Gulf of Thailand, after working for a decade as the spa […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Target Price $2000

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Target Price $2000

$TSLA #Tesla #USA #Nasdaq #Auto #Manufacturers #Stocks #Trading TeslaTicker: NASDAQ:TSLAPrice: $1485.00 Business Summary Tesla, Inc., formerly Tesla Motors, Inc., designs, develops, manufactures and sells fully electric vehicles, and energy storage systems, as well as installs, operates and maintains solar and energy storage products. The Company operates through two segments: Automotive, and Energy generation and storage. […]

Samsung Increases Pressure on Apple

$AAPL Samsung on Wednesday unveiled a second-generation folding smartphone along with other new gadgetry aiming to jump-start sales in a market hit hard by the global pandemic. The consumer electronics colossus unveiled its latest lineup at a streamed “Galaxy Unpacked” event, aiming directly at remote work and education trends supercharged around the world by the […]

All the Beirut Explosion Video’s

All the Beirut Explosion Video’s

#Beirut Videos of the devastating explosion at the port of Beirut that left over 100 people dead and thousands wounded continue to emerge, painting a comprehensive picture of the destruction – though shedding no light on its cause. A mega-compilation of all the different videos from witnesses to Tuesday’s catastrophic explosion in Lebanon’s capital has […]

And Another One Bites the Dust: Virgin Atlantic

And Another One Bites the Dust: Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic has applied for bankruptcy protection in the United States, court filings show, as the British airline — which has not flown since April because of coronavirus — seeks to tie up a rescue deal in the UK. The company — part-owned by Richard Branson — grounded its planes in April because of the […]

Rare Tax Cut Helps Socialist Germany

Rare Tax Cut Helps Socialist Germany

Car registrations in Germany showed this year’s smallest monthly drop in July as buyers took advantage of a temporary cut in value added tax, figures released Wednesday showed. Registrations fell by only 5.4 percent in July, improving significantly from the precipitous drops of 32 percent in June, 50 percent in May and 61 percent in […]

T. Rowe Price (NASDAQ:TROW) ETFs listed on NYSE Arca

T. Rowe Price (NASDAQ:TROW) ETFs listed on NYSE Arca

T. Rowe Price (NASDAQ:TROW) announced the debut of four active exchange-traded funds (ETFs). All four funds are available to the public beginning today. The ETFs, which will be actively managed by T. Rowe Price portfolio managers, include the Blue Chip Growth ETF, the Dividend Growth ETF, the Equity Income ETF, and the Growth Stock ETF. […]

An Analysis of Covid 19 and US GDP

An Analysis of Covid 19 and US GDP

The BBVA Research team published its economic analysis of the drop in gross domestic product for second quarter 2020, noting it is the steepest decline in over-the-quarter growth since 1937, in the aftermath of the Great Depression.  As noted in the published analysis, the GDP dropped by 32.9 percent on an annualized basis and has […]

How the US Economy is Effected by Covid 19

How the US Economy is Effected by Covid 19

Economic activity in the Services sector (formally non-manufacturing sector) grew in July for the second month in a row, say the nation’s purchasing and supply executives in the latest Services ISM® Report On Business®. The report was issued today by Anthony Nieves, CPSM, C.P.M., A.P.P., CFPM, Chair of the Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) Services Business Survey […]

World is Betting on America Printing Money

World is Betting on America Printing Money

Stock markets on both sides of the Atlantic climbed on Wednesday after a mixed Asian showing, with hopeful traders tracking talks on a key US stimulus package. Uncertainty about the global economic outlook caused by the coronavirus pandemic meanwhile caused investors to hedge their bets, helping gold to fresh highs day after the haven asset […]

Facebook Trying to Copy TikTok

Facebook Trying to Copy TikTok

Instagram on Wednesday added a new short-form video feature to the image-focused platform in a direct challenge to TikTok, which is in the crosshairs of US President Donald Trump. “Reels” lets users record videos of up to 15 seconds and provides tools for editing, audio and effects, according to the Facebook-owned company. “Reels invites you […]

A Look At Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Stock Split

A Look At Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Stock Split

$AAPL #Apple #USA #Nasdaq #Stock #Split #Stocks #Trading AppleTicker: NASDAQ:AAPLPrice: $435.75 Company News Apple Inc. will enact a four-to-one stock split in August to become “more accessible to a broader base of investors,” the company announced in its knockout third-quarter earnings report. Bulls will note that stock splits are normally a good thing for stocks, especially […]

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Stock Surges

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Stock Surges

$MSFT #Microsoft #USA #Nasdaq #Software #Stocks #Trading MicrosoftTicker: NASDAQ:MSFTPrice: $216.54 Business Summary Microsoft Corporation is a technology company. The Company develops, licenses, and supports a range of software products, services and devices. The Company’s segments include Productivity and Business Processes, Intelligent Cloud and More Personal Computing. The Company’s products include operating systems; cross-device productivity applications; […]

NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley Discuss SpaceX Demo-2

NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley Discuss SpaceX Demo-2

NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley will discuss their recently completed SpaceX Demo-2 test flight mission to the International Space Station during a news conference at 4:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug. 4. The news conference from NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston will be broadcast live on NASA Television and on the agency’s website. This will […]

Are Government Handouts Fuelling a Housing Boom

Are Government Handouts Fuelling a Housing Boom

The median home sale price climbed 11% year over year for the week ending July 26 to a record-high $315,000, according to the latest market report from Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. This was the largest increase in sale prices recorded since early 2014. The strong price growth is a result of strong […]

Government Benefits are Keeping US Economy Alive

Government Benefits are Keeping US Economy Alive

Personal income decreased $222.8 billion (1.1 percent) in June according to estimates released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (tables 3 and 5). Disposable personal income (DPI) decreased $255.3 billion (1.4 percent) and personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $737.7 billion (5.6 percent). Real DPI decreased 1.8 percent in June and Real PCE increased 5.2 […]

US GDP Estimates 2nd Quarter 2020

US GDP Estimates 2nd Quarter 2020

Gross Domestic Product, 2nd Quarter 2020 (Advance Estimate) and Annual Update Real gross domestic product (GDP) decreased at an annual rate of 32.9 percent in the second quarter of 2020 (table 1), according to the “advance” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the first quarter, real GDP decreased 5.0 percent. The GDP […]

USA Economy is Recovering

USA Economy is Recovering

#COVID19 #CORONAVIRUS #ECONOMY Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in July, with the overall economy notching a third consecutive month of growth, 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: […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) A Look At The Technicals

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) A Look At The Technicals

$TSLA #Tesla #Nasdaq #USA #Stocks #Trading #Technicals Business Summary Tesla, Inc., formerly Tesla Motors, Inc., designs, develops, manufactures and sells fully electric vehicles, and energy storage systems, as well as installs, operates and maintains solar and energy storage products. The Company operates through two segments: Automotive, and Energy generation and storage. The Automotive segment includes […]

Soap Vs Hand Sanitizer: Science Says ‘Soap and Hot Water Wins’

Soap Vs Hand Sanitizer: Science Says ‘Soap and Hot Water Wins’

#soap #water #CDC #C19cronavirus #washing #hands IF YOU WANT MARKETS TO RECOVER READ THIS AND WEAR A MEDICAL MASK Studies have shown that good hand hygiene can help slow the transmission of C-19 coronavirus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that using soap and water is the best way to kill germs. If […]

Bitcoin: BTC/USD (BTC=X) Hodling Has Increased

Bitcoin: BTC/USD (BTC=X) Hodling Has Increased

$BTC #Bitcoin #BTCUSD #Crypto #Currencies #Trading Hodling Has Reached an All-Time High This makes excellent sense once one considers the economic conditions people everywhere are facing. The coronavirus pandemic has caused major shifts in international economies. fiat currencies have lost a lot of of their stamina over the past several weeks, with the U.S. dollar […]

The Way Forward on COVID-19: A Road Map to Reset the USA’s Approach to the Pandemic

The Way Forward on COVID-19: A Road Map to Reset the USA’s Approach to the Pandemic

#COVID19 #PANDEMIC Amid rising numbers of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths this summer, the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) today released “The Way Forward on COVID-19: A Road Map to Reset the Nation’s Approach to the Pandemic” to dramatically change the nation’s approach to the coronavirus pandemic and save lives. The set of 11 evidence-based […]

Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWBI) Spin-off American Outdoor Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:AOUT)

Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWBI) Spin-off American Outdoor Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:AOUT)

$SWBI $AOUT Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWBI), one of the world’s leading providers of firearms and quality products for the shooting, hunting, and rugged outdoor enthusiast, today announced that its board of directors has approved the previously announced separation from Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. of its outdoor products and accessories business into an […]

Condo Prices Drop in USA

Condo Prices Drop in USA

Condo sale prices nationwide dropped 1.4% year over year to a median of $252,000 in June, the second consecutive month of drops after nearly two years of rising prices, according to a new report from Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. Prior to the pandemic, price growth for condos had reached a three-year high […]

Public Service Enterprise Group (NYSE: PEG) Posts Solid Quarter

Public Service Enterprise Group (NYSE: PEG) Posts Solid Quarter

Public Service Enterprise Group (NYSE: PEG) reported Net Income for the second quarter of 2020 of $451 million, or $0.89 per share, compared to Net Income of $153 million, or $0.30 per share, in the second quarter of 2019.  Non-GAAP Operating Earnings for the second quarter of 2020 were $404 million, or $0.79 per share, […]

Facebook Hits Google Again, This Time on Video

Facebook Hits Google Again, This Time on Video

#Facebook $FB on Friday added licensed music videos to the social network in the US, challenging YouTube for the attention of online audiences. Facebook said users will be able to “come together” around official music videos, with the promise of premier content from J. Balvin, Karol G, Sebastian Yatra, and other artists. “With official music […]

People are Investing in the Space Race

People are Investing in the Space Race

Trends Exchange details that the New Space Race will be supplanted during the next decade through space infrastructure projects, space distribution, and continued investment in space-based technology applications. The Boeing Market Outlook projects $2.5 trillion of defense and space opportunities during the next decade. Space Capital reports a total of $12.1B invested in space companies in […]

Euro Faces a Difficult Time

Euro Faces a Difficult Time

The -12.1% Q-o-Q growth rate is the worst ever recorded and a pretty difficult one to interpret. It is a shocking drop, but completely understandable as the economy was shut for a considerable period during the quarter. It, therefore, doesn’t tell us all that much about the general state of the economy, which is usually why […]

Canadian Dollar Set to Rally

Canadian Dollar Set to Rally

The Canadian economy rebounded in May, posting growth of 4.5 percent as activity bounced back following two months of sharp declines due to the coronavirus pandemic, the government said Friday. The recovery is likely to continue in June, according to Statistics Canada, which currently forecasts a 5.0 percent monthly expansion. The virus crisis and measures […]

Only America Can Spy on You, TikTok Faces US Ban

Only America Can Spy on You, TikTok Faces US Ban

#tiktok Only American companies are allowed o spy on people it seems. Those foreign companies that are not spending billions on lobbyists face bans. President Donald Trump said Friday he will bar fast-growing social media app TikTok from the United States as American authorities have raised concerns the service could be a tool for Chinese […]

Godolphin Look Set for the Prix Rothschild

Godolphin Look Set for the Prix Rothschild

Recent G3 winners Half Light (pictured) and Summer Romance bid for G1 glory in the Prix Rothschild over a mile at Deauville, France, on Sunday, 2 August. Half Light (Mickael Barzalona) is unbeaten in three turf appearances for Henri-Alex Pantall and the daughter of Shamardal makes her G1 debut following a brave success in the […]

Saturday’s 6-furlong, $250,000 Bing Crosby Stakes (G1)

Saturday’s 6-furlong, $250,000 Bing Crosby Stakes (G1)

The 3-year-old Collusion Illusion and the 5-year-old Fashionably Fast lead a nine-horse field of talented sprinters in Saturday’s 6-furlong, $250,000 Bing Crosby Stakes (G1) on NBCSN, with live coverage from Del Mar beginning at 7 p.m. ET. The Bing Crosby winner will receive an automatic berth into the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) through the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series.  The three-hour program, […]

$210,000 Merchant Navy Colt Tops MM National Weanling Day Two

$210,000 Merchant Navy Colt Tops MM National Weanling Day Two

A handsome bay colt by exciting first season sire Merchant Navy topped Day Two of the 2020 Magic Millions National Weanling Sale at the Gold Coast on Friday when selling for $210,000. The result marked the highest price achieved by any first season sire at this sale. Consigned by Rothwell Park Thoroughbreds, the day’s top seller is […]

Fancy Blue gives Donnacha O’Brien perfect start in Qatar Nassau

Fancy Blue gives Donnacha O’Brien perfect start in Qatar Nassau

22-year-old trainer claims maiden British Group 1 win with first runner French Classic heroine Fancy Blue was all guts as she stuck on well to claim the Qatar Nassau Stakes in a pulsating finish on day three of the Qatar Goodwood Festival. The victory was made all the more noteworthy by being young trainer Donnacha […]

Six Perfections Preview: Wedding Dance sets the pace

Six Perfections Preview: Wedding Dance sets the pace

The 2020 edition of this race for 2-year-old fillies over 7 furlongs, which takes place on Saturday over the Deauville straight course, is the third to be labelled Group 3. The Prix Six Perfections Sky Sports Racing (Gr3) is a tribute to the Niarchos homebred filly born in 2000 and the winner, among others, of the Prix […]

Noble Corporation plc (NYSE: NE) Update

Noble Corporation plc (NYSE: NE) Update

– Restructuring support agreement provides for elimination of all of the Company’s bond debt, which represents over $3.4 billion of debt – Company expects to emerge with new $675 million secured revolving credit facility and $200 million of new investment from existing creditors – Noble operations are continuing without interruption; no impact expected for customers, […]

France Delivers Another Blow to the Euro

France Delivers Another Blow to the Euro

France’s economy slumped a record 13.8 percent in the second quarter as businesses bore the brunt of a strict coronavirus lockdown that slammed consumer spending, the INSEE statistics agency said Friday. The seasonally-adjusted drop in gross domestic product (GDP) from the first quarter was not as steep as many analysts had expected, but worse than […]

Spending Picks Up Despite Covid-19 in USA

Spending Picks Up Despite Covid-19 in USA

Americans ramped up spending again in June and prices inched higher following the collapse caused by COVID-19, but the data released Friday reflect the time before cases began to resurge. Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) rose 5.6 percent last month, after gaining 8.5 percent in May, the Commerce Department reported, and the PCE price index rose […]

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) Advertising Growth Shows Surprising Strength

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) Advertising Growth Shows Surprising Strength

$FB #Facebook #USA #Nasdaq #SocialMedia #Stocks #Trading FacebookTicker: NASDAQ:FBPrice: $234.50 Company News Facebook shares catapulted to an all-time high in after-hours trading today after the social media giant posted significantly better-than-expected earnings for the second quarter of 2020. The company reported net income of $5.18 billion, or $1.80 a share, compared with net income of […]

Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Search Revenue Dropped More Than $2 Billion From Last Year

Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Search Revenue Dropped More Than $2 Billion From Last Year

$GOOGL #Google #Search #Advertising #USA #Nasdaq #Stocks #Trading GoogleTicker: NASDAQ:GOOGLPrice: $1538.37 Company News Google parent company Alphabet warned in last quarter that it was expecting to see the impact of coronavirus in the second quarter results, and it did: the company saw its first revenue decline in its history. But it managed to beat Wall […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Sees High Demand For Bond Market

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Sees High Demand For Bond Market

$TSLA #Tesla #USA #Nasdaq #Electric #Cars #Stocks #Trading TeslaTicker: NASDAQ:TSLAPrice: $1487.49 Company News Tesla Inc. (TSLA) saw high demand this week for a bond deal tied to leases on its electric vehicles, a first of its kind during the pandemic. As investors piled orders into the 8-tranche bond deal, the car maker was able to borrow more […]

MoneyGram (NASDAQ:MGI) Outperforms

MoneyGram (NASDAQ:MGI) Outperforms

MoneyGram International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGI) today reported financial results for its second quarter ending June 30, 2020. Second Quarter 2020 Business Highlights  “We had a very strong quarter and materially outperformed on both the top and bottom-line, despite the continued global uncertainty from the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Alex Holmes, MoneyGram Chairman and CEO. “In June we […]

Ford Delivers a Surprise Win

Ford Delivers a Surprise Win

#Ford $F reported better-than-expected results Thursday despite the hit from COVID-19 and the carmaker said it had enough cash on hand to survive the coronavirus crisis. The US auto giant, which shuttered some factories due to the pandemic and saw overall car sales fall sharply, reported an operational loss of $1.9 billion in the second […]

Facebook Outperforms

Facebook Outperforms

#Facebook $FB reported Thursday that its quarterly profit had nearly doubled and users grew despite a boycott by advertisers and the pandemic-induced economic turmoil. The leading social network said it made a profit of $5.2 billion on $18.7 billion in revenue in the recently ended quarter, as the number of people using the platform monthly […]

Huawei Gives Apple and Samsung a Flogging

Huawei Gives Apple and Samsung a Flogging

China’s Huawei has overtaken Samsung to become the number-one smartphone seller worldwide in the second quarter on the back of strong domestic demand, industry tracker Canalys said Thursday. Canalys said the embattled firm, which is facing US sanctions and falling overseas sales, shipped 55.8 million devices — overtaking Samsung for the first time, which shifted […]

The Fed Vs Covid-19

The Fed Vs Covid-19

Equities mostly fell Thursday as fears a fresh wave of virus infections could push the global recovery off track erased early gains fueled by a Federal Reserve pledge to provide as much support as necessary to the US economy. While the central bank did not unveil any new measures and broadly met expectations, analysts said […]

Germany Economy and Covid-19

Germany Economy and Covid-19

The German economy suffered a record slump in the second quarter as coronavirus lockdowns took their toll, official data is set to show Thursday, but experts say a recovery is already under way. Federal statistics agency Destatis will unveil its flash estimate at 0800 GMT, with leading research institutes forecasting that gross domestic product shrank […]

Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Stradivarius Vs Enable

Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Stradivarius Vs Enable

Stradivarius, the best stayer currently in training, has won the Goodwood Cup for a record fourth time! This Gr1 runs at Goodwood over 2 miles. John Gosden, his trainer, confirmed: Stradivarius will travel to France to take part in the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on the 4th October!  Bjorn Nielsen’s Champion has nothing more to prove over long distance races. Along with his four Goodwood Cups, he has won three editions of the Gold Cup – the Royal Ascot marathon. Now aged 6 years old, it is time […]

Record breaking night for Bloodstockauction.com

Record breaking night for Bloodstockauction.com

Record breaking night for Bloodstockauction.com on Tuesday night, with the beautifully bred daughter of Fastnet Rock Paprena Selling for $174,070, Paprena has become Fastnet Rock’s highest selling maiden broodmare/filly, to be sold on a dedicated online auction site. Fastnet Rock currently sits fifth on the leading Australian Broodmare Sires List by earnings, and at age […]

Big Week for Coolmore Australia

Big Week for Coolmore Australia

Winner of the Group I ATC Australian Oaks in 2018, outstanding Fastnet Rock mare Unforgotten kept the big prices coming at the Gold Coast on late Monday afternoon when selling for $2.75 million at the Magic Millions National Sale. Consigned by Blue Sky Premium Consignment on behalf of her owners, Unforgotten was bought by Yulong […]

Inglis Digital ends historic season of trading on a high

Inglis Digital ends historic season of trading on a high

Inglis Digital is celebrating a momentous 2019/20 season with the conclusion of the July (Late) Online Sale this evening, which grossed $2.1 million – bringing the overall season total to over $40 million.The July (Late) sale finished with a 79% clearance and marks the 19th consecutive sale to gross more than $1 million, while the […]

Banyan Tree Looks to Sustainable Nutrition in Post-Covid World

Banyan Tree Looks to Sustainable Nutrition in Post-Covid World

Group announces organic farm partnership with Michelin 2-Star Chef James Noble The Banyan Tree Group, one of Asia’s leading hotel brands for sustainability and environmental awareness, has announced that it will launch a range of organic, plant-based menus at its resorts around the world, starting in Thailand later this year. The Singapore-based Group said it […]

Boeing Plans More Covid-19 Cuts

Boeing Plans More Covid-19 Cuts

$BA #Boeing #COVID19 Boeing reported a bigger-than-expected loss Wednesday and said it would further trim its plane production because of weak demand in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The aerospace giant suffered a $2.4 billion second-quarter loss, reflecting the hit from much lower commercial plane deliveries as airlines suspend purchases due to falling consumer […]

Consumers send companies a wake-up call on data privacy

Consumers send companies a wake-up call on data privacy

$FB $GOOG $TWTR A new KPMG survey revealed that U.S. consumers are becoming increasingly concerned with, and distrustful of, how companies use, manage and protect their personal data. According to the survey, 56 percent of Americans reported wanting more control over their personal data, and insisted that both corporations and government must play an active […]

Significant Collapse of US GDP in the April-June Quarter from Covid-19 Rules

Significant Collapse of US GDP in the April-June Quarter from Covid-19 Rules

$USD $GOLD #ECONOMICS #USA #POLITICS #COVID19 Facing the second recession in just over a decade and with Congress locked in debate over a new emergency spending package, the Federal Reserve will seek a way to put some guardrails on the US economy. As we suggested early in the pandemic, the worst may not come till […]

General Electric NYSE:GE Civid-19 Takes Toll on Business

General Electric NYSE:GE Civid-19 Takes Toll on Business

$GE #COVID19 #CORONAVIRUS General Electric reported a bigger-than-expected loss Wednesday, due in part to sagging sales from its aviation business in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. The company’s loss was $2.2 billion in the second quarter, compared with a loss of $61 million in the year-ago period. Revenues tumbled 24 percent to $17.8 billion. […]

When will the Covid-19 Pandemic End?

When will the Covid-19 Pandemic End?

Consider this unfortunately familiar scenario. Several months ago a highly infectious, sometimes deadly respiratory virus infected humans for the first time. It then proliferated faster than public health measures could contain it. Now the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a pandemic, meaning that it’s spreading worldwide. The death toll is starting to rise and everyone is asking the same question: when will […]

How Fast Can a Covid-19 Vaccine be Made?

How Fast Can a Covid-19 Vaccine be Made?

#covid19 #coronavirus #vaccine When a new pathogen emerges, our bodies and healthcare systems are left vulnerable. In times like these, there’s an urgent need for a vaccine to create widespread immunity with minimal loss of life. So how quickly can we develop vaccines when we need them most?  Vaccine development can generally be split into three phases. In exploratory research, […]

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