Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Takes on Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)

Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Takes on Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)

Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Takes on Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Amazon and Whole Foods Market announce acquisition to close this Monday, will work together to make high-quality, natural and organic food affordable for everyone.Amazon and Whole Foods Market today announced that Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods Market will close on Monday August 28​. Amazon and Whole Foods […]

US Real Estate Report

US Real Estate Report

US existing homes sales fell in July for the second straight month as high prices and tight supply kept would-be homeowners from signing on the dotted line, industry figures showed Thursday. The National Association of Realtors said prices continued to rise faster than incomes in much of the United States, with most homes selling in […]

World Robot Conference 2017 in Beijing

World Robot Conference 2017 in Beijing

MEET ALPHA 2 “Hello, Alpha, I’m back.” “Hello. Welcome home,” says Alpha 2, while automatically switching on the lights, air-conditioner and television. Voice-controlled humanoid butler Alpha 2 has been charming crowds at the ongoing 2017 World Robot Conference in Beijing. Created by Chinese firm UBTech Robotics, Alpha 2 is able to do anything from housework […]

UAE Plans for Massive Growth in Non-Oil Sectors

UAE Plans for Massive Growth in Non-Oil Sectors

The Ministry of Economy is working on a number of laws to help increase productivity of the economy and boost the contribution of the non-oil sector to 80 per cent by 2021 from around 70 per cent now, Sultan Al Mansouri, the Minister of Economy told “The National” in an exclusive interview. The draft investment […]

Dubai: Growth Continues

Dubai: Growth Continues

Global trade enabler DP World today announced solid financial results for the six months to 30th June, 2017. On a reported basis, revenue grew 9.6 percent and adjusted EBITDA increased by 4.2 percent. Adjusted EBITDA margin was 53.4 percent, delivering profit attributable to owners of the company, before separately disclosed items, of US$606 million and […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Brings Updated Racer to Spa

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Brings Updated Racer to Spa

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Brings Updated Racer to Spa $RACE Thursday, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) revealed detailed updates to its SF70H racer for the Belgian Grand Prix at the Spa-Francorchamps track. The Scuderia has struggled to match MercedesAMG racers on high-speed circuits like Spa, we will hold see if MBZAMG has the edge when the F1 season resumes […]

US Consumer Confidence at 16-Year High, Sign of Sustained Spending

US Consumer Confidence at 16-Year High, Sign of Sustained Spending

US Consumer Confidence at 16-Year High, Sign of Sustained Spending $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Consumer confidence, including views about the US economy, last week marked a 16-year high, indicating spending will remain solid. Confidence among Republicans rose to an almost 10-year high, while comfort of independents was strongest in more than 16 years, Democrats are […]

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Will Now Sell ‘Whole Foods” on Website

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Will Now Sell ‘Whole Foods” on Website

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Will Now Sell ‘Whole Foods” on Website $AMZN, $K, $WMT Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) said Thursday it plans to complete its $13.7-B acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc. Monday after winning antitrust approval from US regulators on Wednesday. The companies said in a joint statement that Whole Foods will offer lower prices starting Monday […]

Dubai – Hong Kong Trade News

Dubai – Hong Kong Trade News

As part of its mandate to facilitate trade from Dubai and create an enabling environment for Dubai’s exporters, Dubai Exports, the export promotion agency of Dubai Economy, has expanded its network with the opening of a new overseas trade office, OTO, in Hong Kong. The Hong Kong office, the 7th in its growing international network […]

Amazon, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) HEFFX Highlights

Amazon, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) HEFFX Highlights

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) HEFFX Highlights With an eye on the future of online retailing, Walmart and Google are teaming up to go after rival Amazon in a play that also targets the growing market for voice-activated shopping. Starting next month, Walmart customers will be able to access hundreds of thousands of products from the company’s […]

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights Facebook just put one of its most important execs in charge of hardware Facebook has put veteran executive Andrew Bosworth in charge of all consumer hardware Bosworth was most recently vice president of Facebook’s ads and business platform Facebook is reportedly building a video chat device, code-named ‘Aloha,’ it will […]

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlights

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlights

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlights Artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning (DL) promise to transform how people engage with the world and how businesses operate in order to make smarter decisions, and Intel® technology is enabling this transformation. Today, Intel is highlighting how its AI technology is being leveraged by one of the world’s largest […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Nothing new. PE DJIA at 21812.09, -0.40% dipped Wednesday, and if it remains below 21900, chances of testing to 21670-21600 cold happen. A medium term Top might have been made near 22179 earlier this month, while that holds, I remain cautious for dips to the Southside. DAX […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Nothing new. PE Gold at 1289 did not move higher than its psych resistance at 1300, could remain in a sideways channel of 1275-1298 Thursday and Friday. Silver at 16.93 is ranged within 16.50-17.05, a daily close above 17.05 could open up 17.50. Copper […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $FCAU, $GRPN, $GRUB, $HPQ, $IAG Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets Top analysts upgrades, downgrades and initiations for Thursday, as follows: Fiat […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed  $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Wednesday with Corn futures sinking to their lowest levels of the year on fund-driven technical selling and plentiful global grain supplies. Wheat futures rose on bargain-buying after front months fell to contract lows, while Soybean futures firmed […]

On Market Breadth and NYSE 52Wk Highs and Lows

On Market Breadth and NYSE 52Wk Highs and Lows

On Market Breadth and NYSE 52Wk Highs and Lows $DIA, $GLD, $SLV Here’s the Bear’s Eye View (BEV) for the Dow Jones (DJIA) going back to January 1982, a period of market history that covers the entire August 1982 to August 2017 market advance. What’s a BEV plot? It displays the market exactly as Mr […]

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) The Big War Winner

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) The Big War Winner

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) The Big War Winner Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a $900 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop and mature technologies for the Long Range Stand Off (LRSO) missile program. Terms of the Technical Maturation and Risk Reduction (TMRR) contract were not disclosed. The TMRR phase of the program […]

NAFTA is Dead

NAFTA is Dead

US President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that he might terminate the NAFTA trade treaty with Mexico and Canada after three-way talks failed to bridge deep differences, Reuters has reported. The United States, Canada and Mexico wrapped up their first round of talks to revamp the trade pact on Sunday, with little sign of a […]

Opportunities in Dubai

Opportunities in Dubai

Expansion projects and new investments are expected to fuel growth within the UAE’s logistics sector over the next five years, according to a recent analysis by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The positive outlook is supported by expectations of strong growth in the country’s air and sea freight markets. The analysis, based on […]

There is No Need for a Government Shutdown

There is No Need for a Government Shutdown

There is No Need for a Government Shutdown $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Wednesday, the US stock market moved lower on come concern of a potential government shutdown and following a report that highlighted a disagreement between President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) Wall Street cheered Tuesday reports suggesting that White House aids and […]

Thailand SET Index (INDEXBKK:SET) Outlook

Thailand SET Index (INDEXBKK:SET) Outlook

Thailand SET Index (INDEXBKK:SET) Outlook SET Index closed up 0.190 at 1,573.380. Volume was 15% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 18% narrower than normal. Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bearish Long Term: Bullish Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on the […]

THE FERRARI PORTOFINO REVEALED

THE FERRARI PORTOFINO REVEALED

THE FERRARI PORTOFINO REVEALED $RACE The Ferrari Portofino is the new V8 GT set to dominate its segment thanks to a perfect combination of sportiness, elegance and comfort. Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) has chosen a particularly evocative name for this exceptionally versatile drop-top car, referencing one of Italy’s most beautiful towns. Portofino is renowned for its charming tourist port […]

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) Trading Outlook

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) Trading Outlook

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) Trading Outlook Wesfarmers Ltd -:FY net profit attributable to members $2.873 billion versus $407 million.FY revenue $68.44 billion versus $65.98 billion.Final dividend 120 cents per share.”Group remains generally optimistic in its outlook”.”Sales and margin pressures in coles are expected to persist”.”Target will progress its transformation plan”.”Within home improvement outlook for BANZ is […]

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Sell the Rally

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Sell the Rally

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Sell the Rally TESLA INC closed up 3.490 at 341.350. Volume was 42% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 3% narrower than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 341.130 342.240 337.372 341.350 4,321,966 Technical Outlook Short Term: Oversold Intermediate Term: Bullish Long Term: Bullish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: 354.44 […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Trading Outlook

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Trading Outlook

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Trading Outlook APPLE INC closed up 2.570 at 159.780. Volume was 99% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger Bands were 32% wider than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 158.230 160.000 158.020 159.780 146,909 Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bullish Long Term: Bullish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period Close: 158.86 150.46 […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: The DJIA rallied sharply Tuesday. PE DJIA at 21899.89, +0.90% finished up Tuesday on talks about renewed hope of the US tax reforms. While the index remains above 21675, there is scope of re-testing levels near 22000 Wednesday. DAX at 12229.34, +1.35% bounced up from 12000. […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $BABA, $BBY, $DE, $MSI, $VMW Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets Top analysts upgrades, downgrades and initiations for Wednesday, as follows: Alibaba […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Tuesday with wheat futures sinking to contract lows, weighed down by abundant global supplies and technical selling as prices extended a fall that started in early July. After Monday’s United States Department of Agriculture Crop Progress Report that showed […]

Harley-Davidson Rolls Out Eight New Cruiser Motorcycles In Largest-Ever Product Development Project

Harley-Davidson Rolls Out Eight New Cruiser Motorcycles In Largest-Ever Product Development Project

Leading into its 115th Anniversary year, Harley-Davidson today launched five new Touring bikes and eight all-new Softail® Big-Twin cruisers designed under the largest product development project in company history. Part of the Motor Company’s commitment to launch 100 high-impact motorcycles by 2027, each new cruiser was redesigned from the ground-up and features the Milwaukee-Eight™ engine, […]

ZTO Reports Second Quarter 2017 Unaudited Financial Results

ZTO Reports Second Quarter 2017 Unaudited Financial Results

ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: ZTO) (“ZTO” or the “Company”), a leading and fast-growing express delivery company in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 20171. Second Quarter 2017 Financial Highlights Revenues were RMB2,971.4 million (US$438.3 million), an increase of 29.9% from the same period of 2016. Gross profit was RMB1,123.9 million (US$165.8 million), an […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Boss Putting New Dino in the Tail Lights

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Boss Putting New Dino in the Tail Lights

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Boss Putting New Dino in the Tail Lights $RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE: RACE) CEO Sergio Marchionne looks to be moving away from constructing a modern version of the Dino, due to other priorities including the possibility of a Ferrari FUV. The Dino (unbadged from Fiat) was a mid-engined, rear-drive sports car produced from 1968-1976. The […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Team Orders Have Changed

F1:  Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Team Orders Have Changed

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Team Orders Have Changed $RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) ‘May the Best Man Win’ driver policy died with Enzo Ferrari If The Old Man, a autocratic and irascible team owner, was still around, it is unlikely he would have allowed an internal policy that clearly favors Sebastian Vettel over Kimi Räikkönen. The Ferrari management […]

US Market Rallies on Positive Trump Tax Cut News

US Market Rallies on Positive Trump Tax Cut News

US Market Rallies on Positive Trump Tax Cut News $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US stocks finished up Tuesday, with the 3 major indexes posting their best 1-day gainers in over a week, as lawmakers’ comments on tax reform and the debt ceiling boosted investor optimism. Wall Street rallied Tuesday as participants “bought the dip” that […]

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights Fortescue Metals Group insists its new, more generous, dividend policy will be dependable despite the inevitable gyrations of the iron ore market. The company on Monday announced it would triple its full year dividend to 45 cents per share (Australian dollars) compared to last year and that it […]

Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) HEFFX Highlights

Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) HEFFX Highlights

Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) HEFFX Highlights Fresh from a share price battering yesterday Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX: TLS) is now trying to persuade investors that the decision to slash its dividend nearly 30% is the right one for the long-term strength of the business. Back on July 18 Telstra’s chairman softened up the market to […]

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlights

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlights

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) HEFFX Highlights Intel announced its latest eighth-generation Core processors today, and is promising that the new chips will offer up to a 40 percent speed boost over the previous seventh-generation Kaby Lake chips. The eighth-generation chips will be doing things a little differently from other generations. In the past, Intel has either […]

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) HEFFX Highlights

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) HEFFX Highlights

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) HEFFX Highlights Ford has announced a car and van scrappage scheme in a bid to get dirtier vehicles off the roads and boost its sales in the UK’s flagging car market. While other manufacturers, including Vauxhall and BMW, have launched scrappage schemes this year, Ford’s is unusual in allowing customers to […]

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) HEFFX Highlights

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) HEFFX Highlights

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) HEFFX Highlights From today to September 5th (or while supplies last), NVIDIA is bringing back June’s Destiny 2 bundle for GTX 1080 and 1080 Ti cards, systems, and laptops, a week ahead of Destiny 2’s PC Beta launch on August 28th. As a reminder, eligible systems include NVIDIA’s own GeForce GTX Battlebox […]

Herbalife (NYSE:HLF) Spikes 9.83% on Icahn Settlement

Herbalife (NYSE:HLF) Spikes 9.83% on Icahn Settlement

Herbalife (NYSE:HLF) Spikes 9.83% on Icahn Settlement $HLF Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE::HLF) said it concluded talks that would have taken the company private and simultaneously reached an agreement with billionaire investor Carl Icahn. Mr. Icahn built up his stake to become the nutritional-supplement company’s biggest shareholder in recent years, agreed to boost holdings past 50% only […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: A corrective phase for majority of the stock indices could well begin soon within the overall long term uptrend. Caution is the watchword in here. PE DJIA at 21703.75, +0.13% could see some support near 21600-21500, which could hold near term. Thereafter a break below 21500 […]

MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN

MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN

MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN Universal Pictures announced today that principal photography has begun on Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. Ten years after Mamma Mia! The Movie grossed more than $600 million around the world, you are invited to return to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi in an all-new original musical based […]

China Seeks Greater FDI for Belt and Road Initiative

China Seeks Greater FDI for Belt and Road Initiative

China Seeks Greater FDI for Belt and Road Initiative The Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit, GMIS, has hosted an event to examine China’s grand plans China Manufacturing 2025, CM2025, and the Belt and Road Initiative, BRI, and the impact they may have on both its labour force and the existing supply chains. The half-day conference, […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Nothing new. PE Gold at 1294 moved up in line with my expectation, while it remains above 1275-80 there is chance of re-testing 1300-07 near term. Barring that, a fall towards 1260 is possible. Note: As .DXY at 92.92 is headed to 92.50, […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $AMAT, $BHGE, $DE, $LULU, $PAA Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets Top analysts upgrades, downgrades and initiations for Tuesday, as follows: Applied […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Monday with Wheat futures falling more than 1%, on technical selling and easing concerns that dry weather would reduce harvests. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 2.75 cents, or 0.75%, to 3.63 bu. December wheat […]

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) Back on Track

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) Back on Track

BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP) Back on Track BHP reported a return to profit Tuesday as strong commodity prices helped it bounce back from a large loss last year, with the mining giant also flagging the sale of its US shale assets. The world’s largest miner recorded an annual net profit of 5.89 billion for […]

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 […]

Collectors Spent $327-M on Vintage & Classic Cars this Weekend

Collectors Spent $327-M on Vintage & Classic Cars this Weekend

Collectors Spent $327-M on Vintage & Classic Cars this Weekend $BID High priced car sales come in stronger than experts expected That’s the takeaway after 4 days of vintage and classic car auctions during Monterey Car Week. Across 6 companies, preliminary numbers show sales totaling $327-M at Pebble Beach at the weekend, down 3% from last year […]

There is No Chance the US Debt Limit will Not be Raised

There is No Chance the US Debt Limit will Not be Raised

There is No Chance the US Debt Limit will Not be Raised $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said there is “Zero chance” Congress will allow the country to default on its debt by voting to not increase the borrowing limit. Senator McConnell’s comments came Monday during a joint appearance in […]

Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SGX:Z74) HEFFX Highlights

Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SGX:Z74) HEFFX Highlights

Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SGX:Z74) HEFFX Highlights Singtel has unveiled the first of its “Power On” video series to show support for Team Singapore in the 2017 SEA Games. The 90-second film, which profiles six Singapore athletes – Joseph Schooling, Loh Zhi Zhi, Mark Leong, Nur Alfian, Shanti Pereira and Shayna Ng, pays tribute to the […]

DBS Group Holdings Ltd (SGX:D05) HEFFX Highlights

DBS Group Holdings Ltd (SGX:D05) HEFFX Highlights

DBS Group Holdings Ltd (SGX:D05) HEFFX Highlights DBS Bank will be investing more than S$20 million over the next five years in a programme that will train its 10,000 employees in Singapore in digital banking skills and technologies. The move is in support of Singapore’s vision to be a Smart Nation which Prime Minister Lee […]

M1 Ltd (SGX:B2F) HEFFX Highlights

M1 Ltd (SGX:B2F) HEFFX Highlights

M1 Ltd (SGX:B2F) HEFFX Highlights M1 Ltd/Singapore (B2F.SI) shares are on close watch heading into the week as the price has moved above the Balance Step indicator, revealing a potential near-term bullish uptrend. The Balance Step formula is based on near-term moving averages to predict which direction a trend is heading. When it comes to […]

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) HEFFX Highlights

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) HEFFX Highlights

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) HEFFX Highlights Rio Tinto has hailed a more productive dialogue with the State Government as the resources industry works to improve its image with regional communities. The mining giant hosted WA Premier Mark McGowan on a tour of its Dampier port facilities this month to highlight the work being done to […]

Malaysian Ringgit Trading In Singapore Outlook

Malaysian Ringgit Trading In Singapore Outlook

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has clarified that Malaysian market participants are not allowed to engage in any offshore trading of the ringgit outside Malaysia. Governor Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim said the statement issued by the central bank objecting the introduction of the ringgit futures on the Singapore Stock Exchange was meant for Malaysians. “We want to […]

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights Wesfarmers, the conglomerate that owns Coles and Bunnings, has reported a large increase in profit and boosted its dividend to shareholders by 20 per cent. The retail, mining and industrials conglomerate reported a 606 per cent surge in net profit to $2.87 billion, with the rebound mainly due to massive […]

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) HEFFX Highlights Facebook explained why it won’t let your parents read your messages, in a post in its Hard Questions series today about social networking after death. Facebook admits it doesn’t have all the answers, but it has come up with some decent solutions to some issues with what it calls Memorialized […]

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) HEFFX Highlights

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) HEFFX Highlights

Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) HEFFX Highlights Goldman Sachs Group Inc, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and four other investment banks are conspiring to control the more than $1 trillion (Dh3.67 trillion) market for lending stocks, according to a federal lawsuit. The complaint by the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System and two other government pension plans […]

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX There is a just a bit less of the same for news and economics this week. The market is seeing and factoring in that The Trump Administration is going to get more accomplished with the Top advisor staying put and both Big and Small business growth is […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: Overall, equities look a little weak in here, with the exception of Shanghai. PE DJIA at 21674.51 is below near term support at 21800, increasing the chances of a deeper dip to 21500-250 in the last weeks of August. Also, a further decline is seen in […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $APRN, $GPS, $HMY, $NE, $WMT Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets Top analysts upgrades, downgrades and initiations for Monday, as follows: Blue […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Saw a Volatile Week

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Saw a Volatile Week $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures saw a week of fluctuations, with a overall downturn on Friday’s weekly close. During the week ended 118 August the most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 9 cents, or 2.40%, to 3.6575 bu. A Bearish report […]

The 1st Bugatti Chiron in US Delivered at Pebble Beach

The 1st Bugatti Chiron in US Delivered at Pebble Beach

The 1st Bugatti Chiron in US Delivered at Pebble Beach $VLKAY Yellow HyperSupercar brightened the Day in Monterey The 1st Bugatti Chiron in the United States was delivered to its owner at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Surrounded by multi-million-dollar classic and vintage motorcars, the $3-M HyperSuper car was not out of place in […]

Box Office: ‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Hits, Taking $21.6-M

Box Office: ‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Hits, Taking $21.6-M

Box Office: ‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Hits, Taking $21.6-M $LGF.A, $TWX The domestic Summer box office continues to fall as Hollywood and theater owners endured the lowest-grossing weekend YTD. Hitman’s Bodyguard, a Lionsgate’s (NYSE:LGF.A) action comedy debuted to a better-than-expected $21.6-M from 3,377 theaters to Top the weekend box-office chart. Audiences gave the R-rated pic a B+ […]

George Soros, the ‘Wounded Beast’, “I will take down President Trump”

George Soros, the ‘Wounded Beast’, “I will take down President Trump”

George Soros, the ‘Wounded Beast’, “I will take down President Trump” Speaking at the exclusive convention in the Swiss Alps for high ranking politicians an corporation heads, which many believe is actually a secret Illuminati meeting Goerge Soros vowed to destroy President Trump’s entire agenda. Mr. Soros, a Hillary Clinton supporter and DNC funder, is […]

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights Five customers of the Commonwealth Bank allegedly financed terrorism through six transactions using intelligent deposit machines, according to the financial intelligence agency AUSTRAC. AUSTRAC chief declined to declare confidence CBA was now complying with anti-money laundering laws Westpac, NAB and ANZ given an “all clear” Careful consideration given […]

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights Westpac has opted to suspend potential sale plans for its $10 billion portfolio of car loans for a year while it works to separate the division from the main bank, according to sources. The understanding in the market is that the bank will use the time to put a […]

Pebble Beach Welcome’s Visitors to CASA FERRARI

Pebble Beach Welcome’s Visitors to CASA FERRARI

Pebble Beach Welcome’s Visitors to CASA FERRARI $RACE Ferrari’s 70th Anni celebration at Pebble Beach this year means the event is wheel to wheel Italian Stallions. At the Casa Ferrari on the Pebble Beach Concours grounds, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) has assembled it prize line up for the anniversary display Sunday, 20 August on the Golf links […]

Medical Cannabis and Reduced Prescription Use

Medical Cannabis and Reduced Prescription Use

Medical Cannabis and Reduced Prescription Use In a soon-to-be published article in the *Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, *University of New Mexico researchers, in collaboration with Industrial Rehabilitation Clinics of Albuquerque, followed patients who enrolled voluntarily in the New Mexico state medical cannabis program and found that they significantly reduced their utilization of […]

MBZ-Maybach Unveiled its Vision 6 Cabriolet

MBZ-Maybach Unveiled its Vision 6 Cabriolet

MBZ-Maybach Unveiled its Vision 6 Cabriolet Concept $DDAIF Last night at Pebble Beach in Carmel, California, Mercedes-Benz, a unit of Daimler AG (OTCMKT:DDAIF) unveiled the Mercedes-Maybach Vision 6 Cabriolet. Like the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 concept that the company unveiled last year at Pebble Beach, the Maybach 6 Cabriolet is an EV (electric car), has a drive […]

Beijing Has “New Rules” for Outbound Investment

Beijing Has “New Rules” for Outbound Investment

Beijing Has “New Rules” for Outbound Investment China has codified its rules on overseas investments, making explicit its campaign against irrational acquisitions of assets in industries ranging from real estate to hotels and entertainment. The authorities set out 3 categories: Banned, Restricted and Encouraged (see the lists below) Beijing has outlawed investments in gambling and sex […]

F1: Experts See Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel as 2017 Champion

F1: Experts See Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel as 2017 Champion

F1: Experts See Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel as 2017 Champion $RACE Red Bull motorsport advisor Helmut Marko sees his prodigy Sebastian Vettel to win a 5th world championship in Y 2017. Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel leads MercedesAMG’s Lewis Hamilton by 14 points at the Summer break and has led the championship all season, the 1st time […]

CEO Marchionne Drives Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to All-time Highs

CEO Marchionne Drives Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to All-time Highs

CEO Marchionne Drives Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to All-time Highs $RACE, $FCAU, $SPY Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) has blown past former parent Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (NYSE:FCAU) in the race that might matter most, that being  market capitalization. Ferrari was spun off from FCA in October 2015, and its stock has been on the rise since early July 2016, when […]

There is Little Fear in World Stock Markets Now

There is Little Fear in World Stock Markets Now

There is Little Fear in World Stock Markets Now $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The stock markets do not fear NKorea, and they do not fear the extreme left’s attack on US President Donald Trump Risk assets across the globe, despite high valuations, have recovered nicely from a sell-off triggered by concerns about a NKorean nuclear […]

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks

Morning Briefing Global Stocks $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Commentary: World’s major stock indices are in a correction frame, and could remain weak to sideways  near term except Shanghai which looks Bullish. PE DJIA at 21750.73, -1.24% fell in line with my expectation, but closed below them at 21800. While the index trades below 21800, it […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $CSCO, $NOV, $PG, $TGT Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid Friday. Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) analysts maintained as Neutral with a $35 price objective at […]

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) HEFFX Highlights Wesfarmers, the conglomerate that owns Coles and Bunnings, has reported a large increase in profit and boosted its dividend to shareholders by 20 per cent. The retail, mining and industrials conglomerate reported a 606 per cent surge in net profit to $2.87 billion, with the rebound mainly due to massive […]

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) HEFFX Highlights Vito Forte will next month join Edith Cowan University as its chief information officer. Until early 2015, Forte was CIO at Fortescue Metals Group before ending his four-year tenure for a position at Oracle. Prior to his stint at the resources company he was the IT chief at […]

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) HEFFX Highlights BHP Billiton has hit the button on a $2.46bn (£1.9bn) project to expand a giant copper mine in northern Chile, as it looks to feed rising demand for the red metal. The long-awaited plan will extend the life of its Spence mine by 50 years, and comes as investors […]

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) HEFFX Highlights The chief executive of one of Australia’s biggest banks will resign next year, as the lender struggles with accusations that criminals used its cash machines to launder nearly $35 million. Catherine Livingstone, chairwoman of Commonwealth Bank of Australia, said in a news release that Ian Narev, 50, who […]

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX:WBC) HEFFX Highlights Westpac is expected to put the sale of its Hastings Management business on the backburner after the expected $250 million deal with Charter Hall fell through. Charter Hall said yesterday it had decided not to go ahead with further due diligence on its planned acquisition of the global infrastructure […]

Top Vintage & Classic Cars on Auction at Pebble Beach

Top Vintage & Classic Cars on Auction at Pebble Beach

Top Vintage & Classic Cars on Auction at Pebble Beach $BID, $RACE If you are a true Vintage and Classic Car buff, this may be your year. Official estimates for the Pebble Beach automobile auctions this week have set sales totals at $290-M, that down 14% since Y 2016. It’s the 3rd consecutive decliner since […]

US Stocks React to Overbought Market Conditions

US Stocks React to Overbought Market Conditions

US Stocks React to Overbought Market Conditions $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $GLD US stocks retreated Thursday following the Asian and EU markets, with the S&P 500 Index giving up 1.5%, and a measure of market volatility was up, but still in Neutral mode. US Treasuries rose with the Japanese Yen as investors sought havens, Gold […]

Direxion Daily Emerging Markets Bond Bull 3X Shares (Ticker: EMBU)

Direxion Daily Emerging Markets Bond Bull 3X Shares (Ticker: EMBU)

Direxion has launched the Direxion Daily Emerging Markets Bond Bull 3X Shares (Ticker: EMBU). The Fund seeks to achieve 300% of the daily performance of the J.P. Morgan EMBI® Global Core Index. The index provides exposure to U.S. dollar-denominated government bonds issued by 55 emerging market countries. Fund Symbol CUSIP Benchmark Gross Expense Ratio Net […]

S&P Copper Report

S&P Copper Report

S&P 500 Copper (Sub Ind) (INDEXSP:SP500-15104025) S&P Copper closed up 8.048 at 148.592. Volume was -0% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 20% wider than normal. Open             High              Low                Close Volume___ 148.592    148.592           148.592           148.592 […]

As Losses Mount Soros Continues to Bet Against US Stocks

As Losses Mount Soros Continues to Bet Against US Stocks

As Losses Mount Soros Continues to Bet Against US Stocks $SPY, $RUT, $QQQ US SEC filings show George Soros continues to invest in Put options that will profit him only if the stock market they are linked to declines in value. Soros Fund Management held put options on PowerShares QQQ Trust, SPDR S&P 500 ETF, […]

Gold and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $OIL, $USO Commentary: Crude Oil falling on Very Bullish inventories as the FOMC boost Gold. PE The official US Crude Oil inventories delivered Wednesday announcing a huge drawdown, but crude prices themselves did not. After a brief rally following the numbers, both Brent Crude, and WTI Crude Oil collapsed […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $BIIB, $DKS, $EIX, $HD, $MYL Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets Top analysts upgrades, downgrades and initiations […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Wednesday with Corn and Wheat posting further losses due to favorable weather and ample stocks. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 2 cents, or 0.54%, to 3.665 bu December Wheat delivery went down 9 […]

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 […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Trading Above Its 50-Day MA

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Trading Above Its 50-Day MA

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Trading Above Its 50-Day MA $RACE Ferrari shares outperform Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) finished Wednesday at 110.95 significantly higher than the 50-Day MA at 99.00 and which is way above the 200-Day MA at 81.32. The 50-Day MA moved up 11.26%whereas the 200-Day MA is +35.59%. RACE shares saw light trading volume with 376-K/shares changing hands […]